Artec Space Spider

 Artec Space Spider is perfect for capturing small objects or intricate details of large objects with steadfast accuracy and brilliant color.

The scanner’s ability to render complex geometry, sharp edges and thin ribs sets Artec’s technology apart. Ideal for scanning objects such as molding parts, PCBs, keys, coins or even a human ear.  Then export the final 3D model to CAD software. 

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    Originally developed to spec for the International Space Station, this next generation 3D scanner features powerful temperature stabilization and high grade electronics, which not only allow the scanner to reach maximum accuracy in three minutes – ten times faster than Spider – but also ensures long-term repeatability in data capture, since Space Spider’s accuracy is not affected by fluctuations in environmental conditions.

    General specifications

    Eva   Space Spider & Spider
    3D resolution, up to 0.5 mm    
    3D point accuracy, up to 0.1 mm    
    3D accuracy over distance, up to   0.03% over 100 cm  
    Warm up period for achieving maximum accuracy     Space Spider: 3 min
    Spider: 30 min
    Colors   24 bpp  
    Texture resolution   1.3 mp  
    Light source flash bulb (no laser)   blue LED
    Working distance 0.4 – 1 m   0.17 – 0.35 m
    Linear field of view, HxW @ closest range 214 × 148 mm   90 × 70 mm
    Linear field of view, HxW @ furthest range 536 × 371 mm   180 × 140 mm
    Angular field of view, HхW   30 × 21°  
    Video frame rate, up to 16 fps   7.5 fps
    Exposure time 0.0002 sec.   0.0005 sec.
    Data acquisition speed, up to 2 mln points / sec.   1 mln points / sec.
    Multi core processing   Yes  

    Output formats

    3D formats   OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, AOP, ASCII, Disney PTEX, E57, XYZRGB  
    Formats for measurements   CSV, DXF, XML  

    Common specifications

    Weight   0.85 kg (1.9 lb)  
    Dimensions, HxDxW 262 × 158 × 63 mm   190 × 140 × 130 mm
    Power consumption 12V, 48W   12V, 24W
    Interface   1 × USB 2.0, USB 3.0 compatible  
    Processing capacity   40 mln triangles / 1 GB RAM  


    Processor   Intel I5 or I7  
    Memory 12 GB   18 GB
    Video cards   NVIDIA or AMD Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce 400 Series or higher, at least 1 GB of memory  
    OS   Windows 7, 8, 10 – x64  
    Free disk space   300 MB for installation  


    Not supported: Windows XP, Windows Vista, 32-bit OS, AMD FirePro M6100 Fire GL V​
    Not recommended: Xeon or AMD processors, NVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossFire configurations
    NVIDIA Quadro and Intel cards are officially supported starting from the release of Artec Studio 11.


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