Artec Ray 3D Scanner

Artec Ray 3D Scanner

Ultra-high precision, fast laser scanner
Cleanest 3D data capture for minimum post-processing time
Ideal for construction, inspection and product design

The fastest, most accurate laser scanner for capturing large objects such as wind turbines, ship propellers, airplanes and buildings. Producing 3D data of the highest quality, Artec Ray scans with submillimeter distance accuracy and best in class angular accuracy.

Furthermore, data capture is cleaner than that from any other 3D scanner of this type, with noise levels at an absolute minimum. This speeds up post-processing significantly, making it a hassle free job.


  • Reverse Engineering
  • Inspection
  • Construction (BIM)
  • Product Design
  • Forensics
  • Heritage Preservation

Easy 3D scanning, high precision results

Scanning with Artec Ray is easy – just place it on a tripod in front of your object and press the button! Portable and compact, you can set in up indoors or outdoors, without need for a power source, since the internal battery will last you for up to 4 hours.


Scan and process directly in the powerful Artec Studio, then seamlessly export to Geomagic Design X.

The full 3D scanning package

Pair it with an Artec handheld scanner, such as Eva or Spider, to scan difficult to reach areas, e.g. the interior of a car, or to easily add intricate detail to a large-scale 3D model. Armed with Artec Ray and an Artec handheld scanner, there will be virtually no limits to what you can capture in 3D.


High Quality ModeHigh Sensitivity Mode
Recommended Work Range1-50 m1-110 m
Ambiguity range180 m180 m
Ranging error0.7 mm @ 15 m<0.9 mm @ 15 m
Angular accuracy25 arcsecs25 arcsecs
Range noise, 90% reflectivity0.12 mm @ 15 m0.25 mm @ 15 m
Range noise, 10% reflectivity0.3 mm @ 15 m0.7 mm @ 15 m
Speed (points/second)208,000 pts/sec
Scanning modesAutonomous or via USB
ColourTwo fully integrated 5 megapixel cameras


Field-of-view per scan

Horizontal (maximum)360°
Vertical (maximum)270°

Key specs

RangeUp to 110 m
Ranging error<0.7 mm @ 15 m
Angular accuracy25 arcseconds
Range noise, 90% reflectivity0.12 mm @ 15 m
Range noise, 10% reflectivity0.3 mm @ 15 m
ColourTwo fully integrated 5 megapixel cameras

System specifications

Scanner TypePhase Shift, Hemispherical Scanner with 360° x 270° field of view
Distance Measurement MethodPhase-shift
Laser Wavelength1550 nm
Laser TypeContinuous Wave
Laser Class: (IEC EN60825-1:2007)Class 1
Internal Coordinate Representation Unit0.001 mm

Angular position data

Beam diameter at Aperture3 mm
Internal Angular Representation Unit (vertical / horizontal)1 arcsec

Scan density control: software selectable

Min. Vertical Point Density12 points/degree
Min. Horizontal Point Density2 points/degree
Max Vertical Point Density80 points/degree
Max Horizontal Point Density80 points/degree

Physical dimensions and weight

Weight with battery5.74 kg
Dimensions L x H xW287 mm x 200 mm x 118 mm

Power specifications

External power supply voltage14 – 24V DC, 30 W
Internal battery power supplyTwo Li-Ion 14V, 49Wh batteries, powers the scanner for up to 4 hours.
Power consumption30 W

Computer requirements

Supported OSWindows 7, 8 or 10 – x64
Minimum computer requirementsi5 or i7 recommended, 32 Gb RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 400 series