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Booking or Consultation Appointment
for how to use equipment in LIC can be booked via library booking system.
For enquiries, please contact Media Services at 3917-7007 or email
3D Scanner information
EinScan Pro 2X
119.2 x 28 x 29 mm
0.5 mm at 40 cm (0.15%)
30 mm at 3 m (1%)
VGA (640 x 480), QVGA (320 x 240)
30/60 frames per second
Standard, X-ray, Colour
246 x 260 x 65 mm
0.04 mm/single scan
0.05 mm + 0.3 mm / m
scan colour & texture
For scanning transparent, highly reflective or
dark objects, please contact us before booking.
STL, ASC, OBJ
The service is for current HKU staff and students only.
EinScan Pro 2X is a fixed scanner which is library use only, Structure Sensor is a portable scanner which can be checked out.
Online reservation is required for EinScan 3D Scanners and Structure Sensor scanner is requested by email.
EinScan Pro 2X is a desktop scanner and attached to a workstation with turntable, scanning must be done at LIC.
Structure Sensor is available for short loan where booking can be made at least 1 working day in advance via email.
Structure Sensor can be borrowed and returned on the same day at the Media Services during service hours.
Late return penalty, please check this link.
Patron is responsible for the loss and damage to the scanner.
How to use Structure Sensor 3D scanner
In order to retrieve your scans from the Scanner, please add your email account into iPad before scanning and be sure remember to delete the email account before returning to library.
Please note that you will need to send your files to a non HKU email account.
Press the scanner icon
Simple pinch or pull to resize the scanning box to contain your subject.
Press “Scan” and slowly and steadily move around your subject
Press the button for done