BIQU Ciclop


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BIQU Ciclop DIY Kit is a 3D rotational laser triangulation scanner, it uses two lasers projected over the object to capture the geometry and texture as it rotates on a turntable, power supply with CH/EU plug, 8 GB USB Stick with software, videos and manuals

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208.91 CHF

Open source 3D scanner DIY kit "Ciclop" from BIQU includes all the necessary parts including the plastic parts. There is no need to 3D-print any parts. It is an open source project based on Arduino Uno including the Horus software from BIQU. ZUM BT-328 scan expansion board controls motor and the lasers. Delivered with 8 GB Stick containing software, videos and manuals.

Downloadable (links see below): Step-by-step assembly guide, installation guide and open source software Horus

Time to build: < 1 hour
Degree of difficulty: 1 - easy

  • Ideal 3D scanner for beginners

  • Learn 3D scanning basics by assembling your own 3D scanner


  • Camera: 3 Megapixel, Logitech HD Webcam C270

  • Resolution: 720 x 1080 pixel

  • Compability: Ubuntu, MacOS X, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

  • Country of Origin: China

  • Service, Warranty and support by Adaptway (Switzerland)

  • Spare part stock in CH-5611 Anglikon-Wohlen, Switzerland


Easy to scan      

1. Object is bigger than 5 x 5 cm (diameter, height)

2. Object size is less than 20 x 20 cm.

3. Object weight is less than 3 kg.

4. Object does not move.

5. Opaque objects


Difficult to scan

1. Object size is less than 5 × 5 cm.

2. Transparent objects (glass, organic plastics, etc.)

3. Luminous or highly reflective objects

4. Very dark objects and objects with blurred surface, e. g. plush toys


Do not scan

1. Object size is more than 20 x 20 cm.

2. Weight is more than 3 kg.

3. Moving objects

4. Object is bigger than 20 x 20 cm.



Software, Drivers, Manual:

Software Installation:

Building Instruction (Video):

3D Ciclop Scanner Calibration:

Additional Videos:

Delivery includes

  • 1 x 8 GB USB Stick
  • 1 x Arduino Uno controller        

  • 1 x ZUM BT-328 scan expansion board

  • 1 x A4988 stepper drive chip     

  • 1 x Logitech HD Webcam C270, 720 HD camera

  • 2 x Lasers           

  • 1 x 42 stepper motor

  • 1 x 16014 bearing           

  • 1 x 12V, 2A adapter, CH/EU plug

  • 1 x 200mm acrylic turntable

  • 1 x 200mm non-slip mat for turntable (stickable)

  • 1 x acrylic calibration board        

  • 2 x M8 x 400mm screw                

  • 4 x M8 x 170mm screw

  • 1 x M8 x 292mm screw

  • 10 x M3 x 10 screw

  • 10 x M3 nut

  • 3 x M8 x 10mm screw

  • 28 x M8 nut

  • 18 x M8 nut  

Please find this information in the factsheet under "Download".

Ciclop Building Instructions

BIQU Ciclop Factsheet D

BIQU Ciclop Factsheet in German

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BIQU Ciclop Factsheet E

BIQU Ciclop Factsheet in English

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