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Shining3D - Einstar Handheld 3D Scanner

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Scan Anywhere

SHINING 3D's mission is to make 3D technology accessible to everybody. Transform your workflow with Einstar, SHINING 3D's most affordable 3D scanner ever! You can digitize the world around you like never before! Einstar can easily capture stable and clear details at a fast pace with high quality data outputs. Start 3D scanning at ease today with Einstar.

The Einstar is an affordable handheld 3D scanner which makes high-quality 3D data available to everyone. In the standard package you will find a handheld 3D scanner with Exstar software, and a lightweight carrying case which includes a series of accessories: a silicone case, introductory user guide, positioning markers, cloth to wipe the lens, a carrying strap, power supply and USB cable.

Please Note: The Einstar requires a Computer with a NVIDIA Graphics Card for use.


Best Value 3D Scanner

  • Create watertight, ready-to-print models for your projects while on the go! The Einstar can quickly output data in a variety of formats, including STL, OBJ, PLY, ASC, 3MF, and P3.
  • With the Einstar, scanning dark objects is no longer a problem! Hair and dark objects can now be scanned without the use of 3D Scanning sprays such as Aesub.
  • When scanning an object, quick and easy guided scanning allows for minimal error. The scanning software will colour areas with sufficient point cloud data green and areas that require more data red.


Technical Specs
  • Light Source: Infrared VCSEL structured light*
  • Point Distance: 0.1 mm ~ 3 mm
  • Effective Working Distance: 160 mm ~ 1400 mm
  • Optimal Working Distance: 400 mm
  • FOV (Under Optimal Work Distance): 434 mm x 379 mm
  • Scan Rate: Up to 14 fps
  • Data Alignment Mode: Texture/ Feature/ Hybrid Alignment/ Global Markers**
  • Full Colour Scanning:  Yes
  • Outdoor Scanning: Yes
  • Output Formats: OBJ, STL, PLY, ASC, 3MF, P3
  • Scanner Weight: 0.5 kg
  • Scanner Dimensions: 220 mm x 46 mm x 55 mm
  • Carrying Case Dimensions: 245 mm x 245 mm x 90 mm
  • Interface: USB 2.0 or above
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit

*Einstar infrared light source, certificated as Class 1 laser product, is safe under all conditions of normal use.

**Global Markers alignment is only available in Object Scan Mode

What's Included
  • EinStar Handheld 3D Scanner
  • EinStar Exstar Software (Pre-Installed)
  • Carrying Case
  • Carrying Strap
  • Positioning Markers
  • Calibration Board
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Supply
  • USB Cable
  • Silicone Case
  • Einstar User Guide
  • Lens Cleaning Cloth
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Easy To Use

Ever wanted to digitize yourself? New to 3D Scanning? Einstar makes the whole process quick and simple!

  • The Einstar and it's included scanning software are incredibly user-friendly and easy to use
  • Einstar is completely safe for the eyes, making it ideal for 3D Scanning people for use in 3D animation or VR/AR
  • Guided Scanning allows users to visually see where additional point cloud data is needed

Teacher Scanning Student with Einstar Handheld 3D Scanner

An Outdoor Scan of a Horse Head

Scan On The Go

Because of its small size, the Einstar is ideal for taking with you on the go! It's also easy to transport thanks to the included carrying case.

  • The Einstar itself is compact and lightweight, making for an easy travel companion
  • Perfectly suitable for scanning in both indoor and outdoor environments
  • Can be used for scanning objects like statues, landmarks etc. in full colour

A Versatile Solution

The Einstar is able to succeed where other scanners fail, making scanning dark objects a breeze

  • Capable of scanning dark objects without the use of 3D Scanning Sprays such as Aesub
  • Able to pick up dark fibers easily such as hair or fur
  • Outputs your finished scan in your choice of a variety of formats (OBJ, STL, PLY, ASC, 3MF, P3).

A Dark Lion and it's Respective Scan

A Variety of Applications

The Einstar can output data in a variety of formats and is compatible with 3D printers and 3D design software.

High Color Fidelity

The Einstar has a built-in RGB colour camera that can capture accurate 3D data with true colours.

Stable Outdoor Scanning

Einstar can capture clear scan data and generate stable outputs outdoors thanks to its three infrared VCSEL projectors, two stereo depth cameras, and built-in RGB camera. Remember to allow for a variable working distance for small and large objects.

A Comparison

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Light Source Infrared VCSEL structured light Blue LED, 7 Blue Laser Crosses Blue Light N/A
Point Distance 0.1mm ~ 3mm Rapid Scan: 0.25mm - 3mm
Laser Scan: 0.05mm-3mm
Working Distance 160mm ~ 1400mm 470mm N/A N/A
Align Modes Texture/Feature/Hybrid
Alignment/Global Markers
Output Formats OBJ, STL, PLY, ASC, 3MF, P3 OBJ, STL, ASC, PLY, P3, 3MF STL STL, OBJ, PLY
Scanner Weight 0.5kg 0.7kg 7.5kg 0.01kg
(Without Cables)
Full Colour Scan YES YES
(Rapid Scan Only)
Outdoor Scan YES NO NO NO
Price (CAD) $1,305 $13,599 $12,999 $17,550
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