Mephisto CX

The Mephisto CX is a white light 3D scanner which is fast, flexible and powerful. White light scanning technology allows scans to be taken very quickly and accurately so is great for scanning people as well as inanimate objects. The system allows for the scanning of a huge range of objects from large to small. The Mephisto CX is great for capturing detailed scan data and is great for scanning people. Multiple scanners can be linked together to make an incredibly fast and impressive 360 body/face scanner.

Manufacturer’s Description

Highly flexible and intuitive structured light 3D scanning system (dedicated PC and RapidForm XOS Software available). The Mephisto range of scanners have the capability to achieve incredibly fast, accurate and high quality 3D scanning results with a minimum of processing time and user interaction. Suitable for a variety of scanning jobs from the very small to the scanning of large animated as well as static objects.

Typical applications:
3D face capture for films and computer games
3D scanning for reverse engineering
3D scanning for architecture and heritage
3D scanning to capture small objects for model making and jewellery applications
3D scanning of objects in order to create STL/VRML files for 3D printing a duplicate piece

Mephisto CX

The most versatile and popular option, consisting of DLP projector, fire wire camera, Canon SLR camera and Mephisto software. Suitable for high resolution scanning of static and animate objects utilising fire wire camera or Canon DSLR (both modes can include high resolution texture images). Includes bidirectional scanning mode. No limits placed on accuracy or scanning speed. Accuracy as high as 0.06mm.

Mephisto BodyScanner

Mephisto multi scanner systems are suited for tasks requiring near simultaneous 360 degree scanning, like body scanning for fashion, medical or entertainment industries. Easy to set up and configure, Mephisto Multi systems are an excellent choice for the task.


Mephisto Turntable

Automatic turntable designed to work seamlessly with Mephisto 3D scanners, Simple, intuitive and powerful, Mephisto Turntable is a must for serious professional and amateur alike. Available in combination with our scanning software or for VR purposes (currently in beta version, pre-order).

Studio Rig

Studio rig is designed to be an all around solution for scanning studio. The rig could be transformed in many ways, making it possible to set up scanner for very large variety of scanning cases. Studio rig could be your micro scanning optical table or body scanner pod or anything in between. The rig is built out of best quality optical engineering gear produced to the highest standards out of solid aluminium.

Mephisto Software

Mephisto software and interface is unified for all scanner versions, with some features enabled or disabled dependant on the scanner version.

Technical Specifications

Main geometry cameraAVT Firwire 400 1 megapixel
Geometry resolution1024 x 768 8 bits
Standard texture resolution1024 x 768 8 bits
Lens mountC
Standard lensComputar 5-50mm Varifocal
Supported texture cameras
Canon 1000D/500D/450D/40D/50D/5D Mark II/1Ds
Max texture resolution12.4 megapixels (with optional texture camera)
Projector typeOptoma DLP EX 531pEW536
Projector resolution1024 x 767
Projector brightness2600 ANSI Lumens
Working range near (m)0.7
Working range far (m)3
Acquisition time (sec)0.3-1.5
Point to point distance (mm)0.52/3.7
Point to point accuracy (mm)0.15 (average)
Deep scanOptional
Turntable modeOptional
Steady scanOptional (Motion compensation)
Canon scanningOptional
ComputerLaptop W761SUB (Scanning only)


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