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Shining 3D Introduces New EinScan-Pro 3D Scanner and EinStart-L 3D Printer at CES 2016

by • January 7, 2016 • No Comments

einscanproOver the last year or so, the 3D printing industry in China has grown at a dramatic rate, with printer sales expected to surpass those of the United States in 2016. One of the oldest and most successful 3D printing companies in the country has been Shining 3D, which has been a fixture in the industry since their founding in 2004. The company manufactures several 3D printers, but they’ve become incredibly well understandn for their EinScan line of handheld 3D scanners, which have been utilized globally for applications from archaeological preservation to special effects.

Last year at CES 2015, Shining 3D launched the EinScan-S, which was the newest iteration of their handheld scanners. The EinScan-S featured two scanning modes optimized for small and sizeable objects. This week at CES 2016, Shining 3D has introduced the EinScan-Pro, which goes two steps further with four scanning modes.

The newest version still showcases the automatic and free scan modes which turn it intod the EinScan-S so talked about . In automatic mode, a small object is placed on the scanner’s turntable, which fully scans the object inside a minute and a half. Free scan mode utilizes a tripod to capture sizeabler objects. Newly introduced are the handheld rapid scan and the handheld HD scan. Rapid scan operates at a speed of 10 frames per second, perfect for scanning people or statues. Handheld HD scan is additional detail-oriented, optimized for scanning intricate designs and carvings. That’s the basic package, but customers can in addition opt for the color package, which includes a color camera to turn it into full color, ready-to-print 3D models, or the industrial package, which is equipped with a higher-accuracy function.

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With a mass of just 0.8 kg, the EinScan-Pro is highly portable, which is a major plus for scanners, which have just not long ago begun to lose their bulk and mass. It’s now available for pre-order from Shining 3D’s website or one of their most resellers, starting at $3,399.

einstartIn addition presented at CES 2016 was the EinStart-L desktop 3D printer, which is now available for pre-order. The printer is the initially to receive international UL certification in China, and offers several improvements over the EinStart-S, its previous iteration. First of all, it prints in multi-color with a single extruder, and showcases a sizeabler build volume of 310 x 220 x 200 mm. It’s in addition fully enclosed, making it safer and quieter for office or classroom printing, with internal LED lighting. Cloud-based printing capabilities and a full-color LCD touch screen manufacture it versatile and user-friendly. Specifications include:

Dimensions: 442 x 497 x 489 mmAccuracy: 150-350 micronsFilament diameter: 1.75mmNozzle diameter: 0.4mmMaximum nozzle temperature: 250° Celsius

The EinStart-L is already available for pre-order at $1,599, with delivery expected at the end of May. If you are at CES, you can stop by Shining 3D’s booth, #72123, for demonstrations of both the new printer and scanner. If you have utilized any of these new products let us understand in the Einscan EinStart-L 3D Printer forum on 3DPB.com.