Scan in a Box FX – 3D Scanner

Open Technologies Scan in a Box FX 3D Scanner

A professional 3D Scanning Solution aimed towards professionals with a tighter budget.

Scan in a Box-FX is the best structured light scanner in its category. Fast, reliable, precise and extremely versatile, thanks to its reconfigurable structure, it quickly captures a high resolution, color-coded 3d model.

This desktop 3D scanner has a mobile, adaptable structure and a simple set up.

Designed to offer a great price to performance ratio, bringing quality, modular structured light 3D scanning, within the range of educational and academic applications. The 3D scanner is also well suited to reverse engineering applications.

The Scan In a Box FX is an efficient 3D scanning solution for expert users looking for professional results. A few additional applications, where the Scan in a Box FX is well suited, include:

  • Design and art
  • Heritage digitisation
  • Reverse engineering e prototyping
  • Education
  • Digital fabrication

This SAIB-FX 3D scanner is capable of capturing textures (colours). The included scanning software, IDEA 3D, can export files in .OBJ, .PLY, .STL and .OFF formats.

It is possible to 3D scan objects of a size that fit in the scanning areas (minimum 100 x 80 mm; maximum 500 x 400 mm). Bigger objects, up to 2m can also be acquired using a custom alignment.

The compact and portable nature of the scanner make it ideal of on-site 3D scanning applications. The set up of the Scan in a Box FX is simple and calibration straightforward.


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3D Printer Industries


Scan in a Box makes it simple and economical design and reproduce your own concepts with a 3D printer.

Cultural Heritage

The recreation of artistic and historical 3D models has never been so easy! With Scan in a Box, it’s possible to store entire collections into 3D catalogues, work on the reconstruction and restoration of historical artifacts or extend the 3D technology to handicraft fields, like sculpture and manufacture.


Scan in a Box can revolutionise the field of hobbies and 3D making: the manual processes use for Model Building, by the Makers in the Fablabs can be now integrated with the 3D scanning technology. The 3D Scanner gives the possibility to find new ways of promotion, communication and passions’ sharing.


Train today the professionists of tomorrow, using Scan in a Box, students will know the world of 3d scanning in a simple and interactive way.

3D Printing

Using the tools included in Idea The Software, exclusive to Scan in a Box, you can generate complete items ready to be sent directly to a printer.

Industry 4.0

Digitizing the information quickly and accurately is critical in optimizing and automating the production process.


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