Artec Space Spider

A new and enhanced precision instrument for CAD users and engineers, Artec Space Spider is a high-resolution 3D scanner based on blue light technology. It is perfect for capturing small objects or intricate details of large industrial objects in high resolution, with steadfast accuracy and brilliant color.

The scanner’s ability to render complex geometry, sharp edges and thin ribs sets Artec’s technology apart. It is an ideal industrial 3D scanner for high resolution capturing of objects such as molding parts, PCBs, keys, coins or even a human ear, followed by the export of the final 3D model to CAD software.

Space Spider offers almost unlimited possibilities in areas such as reverse engineering, quality control, product design and manufacturing.

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.

In Space Spider, Artec’s technology has been honed to perfection to ensure the best possible quality of scans and a truly robust device, making it possible to double our standard warranty period.

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Ability to capture textureYes
3D resolution, up to0.1 mm
3D point accuracy, up to0.05 mm
3D accuracy over distance, up to0.03% over 100 cm
Warm up period for achieving maximum accuracy3 minutes
Texture resolution1.3 mp
Colours24 bpp
Light sourceblue LED
Working distance0.17-0.35 m
Linear field of view, HxW @ closest range90 x 70 mm
Linear field of view, HxW @ furthest range180 x 140 mm
Angular field of view, HxW30 x 21
Video frame rate, up to7.5 fps
Exposure time0.0005 s
Data acquisition speed, up to1,000,000 points/s
Multi core processingYes
Dimensions, HxDxW190 x 130 x 140 mm
Weight0.85 Kg
Power consumption12V, 24W
Interface1 × USB 2.0, USB 3.0 compatible
Output formatsOBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, AOP, ASCII, PTX, E57, XYZRGB
Output format for measurementsCSV, DXF, XML
Processing capacity40,000,000 triangles/1GB RAM
Supported OSWindows 7, 8, 10 – x64
Minimum computer requirementsI5 or I7 recommended, 12 – 18 GB RAM,
NVIDIA GeForce 400 series