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3D printing with RepRap Cookbook

By : Richard Salinas
Book Image

3D printing with RepRap Cookbook

By: Richard Salinas

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Calibrating DAVID Laserscanner

In this recipe, we will set up our webcam to work with DAVID Laserscanner and learn how to calibrate it.

Getting ready

Connect your web camera to your computer and make sure that the camera drivers are installed.

How to do it...

We will proceed as follows:

  1. Open DAVID Laserscanner. From the menu at the left-hand side of the window, choose Hardware Setup.

  2. At the top of the window, under Setup Type, click on the rollout-box. Choose Hand-Held Laser Setup.

  3. Under Camera, click on the rollout-box and choose your webcam. If you don't see it listed, try reconnecting it.

  4. Click on the rollout-box option, Choose video format. There should be a listing of screen resolutions and frames per second (fps). Choose 640 x 480, 30 fps, or if you have a HD webcam, choose 800 x 600, 30 fps. If you do not see anything listed, select the Camera Format icon at the bottom-right side of the window. From the Properties window, you can make a selection.

  5. From the side menu, choose Camera Calibration...