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Revopoint RANGE 2 : 3D scanner for large objects

Our Revopoint partners continue to renew their models, in this case we have been able to test the RANGE 2. The RANGE 2 is a scanner focused on scanning medium and large objects quickly and accurately.

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Revopoint, in case you are not familiar, is a company created in 2014 focused on the construction of accessible and quality 3D scanners that have several reference models in the 3D world.

With the growing popularity of 3D technologies, the demand and utilization of 3D scanners have seen a significant increase in various industries. From product design and manufacturing to medicine and entertainment, 3D scanners have become an essential tool for capturing real-world objects and turning them into digital models. These objects find application in a wide variety of fields, such as quality control, reverse engineering, and virtual reality, among others.

Within its range of 3D scanners, it has the INSPIRE, POP, MINI, MIRACO series. Its range of models allows you to cover practically any 3D scanning need such as 3D printing, reverse engineering, health, art and design, etc…

We are going to try to provide you with an analysis of this Revopoint RANGE 2, explore its functions, evaluate its performance and limitations, and advise you if it is a suitable 3D scanner for you.

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Revopoint RANGE 2

The RANGE 2, a revision of its popular RANGE, is a 3D scanner focused on the scanning of medium/large sized objects that has an interesting 0.1 mm of accuracy that together with its scanning speed and ease of use is going to be a device to be taken into account.

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This RANGE 2, with enhanced depth cameras, captures objects with an accuracy of up to 0.1 mm. In addition, it has a longer working distance, up to 60% more than previous models, ideal for quickly scanning large objects with a detection area of 860*1380mm at 1300mm. Although it is also efficient at short distances, capturing an area of 220*425mm with only 400mm distance.

Precision vs Accuracy:

If this is your first 3D scanner, it is important to clarify the differences between precision, accuracy, and distance when performing a 3D scan.
Accuracy is the ability of our scanner to reproduce our model close to the actual dimensions of the real object. Simplifying… A high accuracy will allow us to faithfully reproduce the dimensions of the scanned object with the minimum deviations or errors.
On the other hand, accuracy would be the reliability of our scanner to give measurements as close to the real thing as possible continuously. High accuracy means that our scanner can measure and reproduce the shapes of our model consistently.

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Another important aspect that we discussed during the review is the distance of the point, this is the distance between two points in a 3D mesh. A mesh is a collection of millions of dots captured by a 3D scanner that represent the surface of the object. So we have that at less distance from the point it will result in a 3D mesh of more detail and high resolution to form our 3D figure.

While the distance from the point affects the level of detail of our 3D object, the accuracy affects the overall quality of the model.

As for the optics, it has an RGB camera system with infrared sensors and a resolution of 2 megapixels, which will allow us a capture accuracy of up to 0.1 mm.
It also incorporates 4 powerful LEDs that will allow you to reduce shadows for a more uniform capture of color and details, improving the aperture of your RGB cameras to capture a better level of detail.
In addition, it has a 9-axis IMU sensor (with gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer) that, together with special algorithms, allows RANGE 2 to know how to locate the object to be scanned quickly and accurately at all times.
To capture certain objects we can help ourselves with the use of reflective markers on the surface of our object as well as the Magic Mat, which is a matte black surface of 80 * 60 cm that incorporates reflective markers.

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It is essential to consider another relevant aspect, especially when working with large objects: its ability to capture at high speeds, reaching up to 16 FPS with great accuracy. In addition, it offers the option of static scanning using the included tripod or by manual movements, which is ideal depending on the dimensions of the objects you want to work with, and all thanks to its weight of 253g.

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It also offers a wide variety of connectivity options via WiFi 6 or USB-C. Thanks to the Revo Scan software, which is compatible with both computers and mobile devices, we will be able to use it flexibly in any environment. In addition, it gives us the possibility to perform a post-processing of the scanned objects to improve them quickly and easily.

Revopoint RANGE 2 Specifications:

CPU2 core, 1.8 GHz
Single-frame precisionup to 0.1 mm
Single-frame accuracyup to 0.3 mm
Single Capture Range
@nearest Distance / @furthest Distance
220 x 425 @400 mm / 860 x 1380 @1300 mm
Working Distance400 – 1300 mm
Fused Point Distanceup to 0.1 mm
Minimum Scan Volume50 x 50 x 50 mm
Scanning Speedup to 16 fps
3D Light SourceClass 1 Infrared Light
Depth Camera Resolutionup to 2 Mpx
RGB Camera Resolutionup to 2 Mpx
Position Sensors9-axis IMU
AlignmentFeature and Marker
Scanning EnvironmentIndoors and Outdoors
Textured ScansYes
Physical buttons3 buttons
Auxiliary Lighting4 Infrared LEDs & 4 White LEDs
LED IndicatorsConnectivity led (left) and working led (right)
Compatible OS (Revo Scan)Windows 10\11(64-bit), Android, iOS, MacOS
Requirements (Revo Scan)Intel i5, 8 GB RAM/Intel i7, 16GB RAM or better
3D Formats SupportedPLY, OBJ, STL
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6
ConnectorUSB Type-C
Power RequirementsDC 5V, 1A
Scanner Weight253 g
Dimensions(L x W x H)240*43*46 mm
Special Object ScanningUse scanning spray for transparent, dark, or highly reflective objects.
(Revopoint RANGE 2)
1. Precision is how close repeated measurements of the same object are to each other. Accuracy is how close a measured value is to the actual (true) value. They were both acquired in a controlled lab environment. Actual results might vary, subject to the operation environment.
2. Class 1 Laser: Avoid direct eye exposure for extended periods! Refer to Standards for Class 1 Lasers for details.
3. Outdoor scans should avoid direct sunlight.
4. Some products have flashing lights, which may not be suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy.

As always, Revopoint includes in the kit everything necessary to start up and use the RANGE 2 . All within a compact and elegant box. In a few minutes have everything ready to start scanning our pieces.


Among the accessories, we have a tripod with height adjustment through telescopic legs, a mobile phone holder that can be integrated into the tripod, a battery that can also be integrated into the tripod as well as all the necessary cables for connection to a computer as well as the phone/battery.
All this in a quality compact bag where we also have other accessories, including the Magic Mat that we will talk about later and some adhesive markers.
On this occasion, and for our kit, we do not have the turntable that we have in other models of the brand.

We can also find more interesting accessories to improve the use of our RANGE 2 and that we can find in the Revopoint online shop:

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Performance & Usability

Considering the properties of the RANGE 2, we will be able to capture medium/large-sized objects with speed and an accuracy of up to 0.1 mm, which is ideal for use in 3D printing, prototyping, the automotive industry, industrial design, and virtual reality, among others.

In the following video from Revopoint you will help us to see the first steps with this RANGE 2 as well as review its commissioning and use documentation:

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It is important to highlight the quality and design of the components and materials of the kit that, as always, Revopoint offers in its products. We especially liked the modular tripod system that is adjustable in height and where we can integrate the phone holder and the battery that is included in the kit.

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During our tests, the RANGE 2 has shown great performance in terms of geometry capture and scanning speed.

RANGE 2 integrates with Revo Scan software which has an intuitive interface that allows capture, adjustment, and post-processing quickly and easily.
Among the available post-processing tools, we have options for merging, meshing, and editing it. Revo Scan doesn’t need a lot of resources to work, but depending on the project, having a powerful team helps significantly.
We advise you, once the scanner has been linked to our Revo Scan, either using WiFi or USB-C, as a first step to perform a calibration that will help adjust the IMU for optimal positioning… the assisted process from Revo Scan is very quick and simple to perform.

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About the capture modes, we have two, one taking captures continuously and the other image-by-image that we control with the buttons on the back. Depending on the object, one or the other can be very useful, for example, if we have a piece with high light contrasts, the infrared system may not be automatically adjusted, and the manual image-by-image capture system can be of great help.

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During the scanning process, within Revo Scan, we will see a preview on the left side of the IR and RGB cameras where we will be able to adjust certain parameters of these to improve our captures.

In the central part (2) we will see the 3D visualization of the object we scan and that will allow us to see the parts of the object scanned and its tracking. Interesting are the controls where, as a spectral analyzer that we can see in the central right part (3), it suggests if we are performing the process in the optimal position or if we require some adjustment indicating whether we are very close or far from the object.

Finally, on the right-hand side, we can see the controls and capture options (4) about accuracy, object tracking mode, object type, or scanning distance.

We advise you to watch the following video with usage information and steps to scan your objects using Revo Scan.

We carried out different tests with objects of different sizes, surfaces, and textures and the performance was very good. We have to remember that using a 3D scanner requires a certain learning curve.
For example, transparent or very dark objects or objects with a surface with a high degree of light reflection can be a challenge and with the help of good lighting and scanning spray, or dry shampoo as an alternative, we can significantly improve the results.

Lighting when scanning is also very important to take into account, we usually carry out our tests in a controlled area where we can easily play with the lighting. Taking into account the characteristics of the RANGE 2 for scanning large objects, we carry out several tests outdoors where we have to be careful with the position of the sun to prevent it from shining directly on our scanner or producing glare to our object. Otherwise, we got very good results.

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As we have already mentioned, we can use our scanner in a portable manual way, moving our scanner with our hand around the object, this is where we can take advantage of the 9-axis IMU power (with gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer) that together with the special algorithms will allow us to scan the object quickly and accurately using this form of scanning.

Revopoint always pays special attention to usability and portability, the RANGE 2 through its WiFi connection we can link with any Android or iOS phone using the Revo Scan application for these devices to perform our object scans without depending on a computer. Something perfect in many situations.
The inclusion of a phone holder and a battery that can be integrated into the tripod will allow this method to be very comfortable, and the Revo Scan version for these devices has similar options to its computer version.

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Another use in which this RANGE 2 behaves excellently is when scanning people or animals, we usually have certain problems when it comes to “tracking” or the final quality of the scanned object, in this case, and without much effort, we were able to obtain several scans of torsos or complete bodies with great quality. Although we will have to work on the lighting or use scanning spray in some areas such as the hair.
According to Revopoint, scanning human or animal bodies is safe with the RANGE 2.

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Revo Scan, once we have our object post-processed, allows us to export to the most widespread formats such as PLY/OBJ/STL to then be processed in a more advanced way or printed on our 3D printers.

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We strongly advise you to check out Revopoint’s YouTube channel, especially the list of videos about the RANGE 2, where you will be able to find a lot of useful videos on the use of this great 3D scanner.

Final Assessment

Is the Revopoint RANGE 2 the 3D scanner I need?

It is usually difficult to see if we need a 3D scanner or if it is going to be useful, so it is usually advisable to take into account certain important aspects since we already know that we need a device of these characteristics.

Price is usually a factor that usually marks decisions and can sometimes affect the right decision, the RANGE 2 has a very competitive price given its features, focus, and quality and is an option to take into account.

Precision is another important requirement, the RANGE 2 with about 0.1 mm for use on medium/large objects will give us magnificent results.

Finally, and where the RANGE 2 performs greatly, is in the volume of scanning medium/large objects that together with its processing speed make it an excellent choice.

In any case we would like to clarify that the RANGE 2, and any scanner in this segment/price, have their limitations, the learning curve in their use, and post-processing work to obtain certain levels of quality such as those we could obtain with higher-end scanners, and much more expensive. The important thing is to assess our usage needs.

While it wouldn’t be a feature per se of the RANGE 2, we think it’s important to highlight, that it’s Revopoint’s effort to simplify and improve the user experience without taking away advanced features.

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Revo Scan is a complete and essential tool when it comes to handling our RANGE 2 that, with its ease of use and power, will help us complete any project.

If you are looking for a 3D scanner but the RANGE 2 for its approach designed for professionals or amateurs looking to scan medium/large sized objects such as furniture, human bodies, vehicles or parts of these, etc… We remind you that Revopoint has a wide range of scanners.
For example, POP 3 is focused on scanning medium-sized objects… the MINI to small objects such as jewelry, figurines, and other similar objects… we also have the INSPIRE, also focused on medium-sized objects… and finally the one we are in love with, the Revopoint MIRACO.

Where to buy the Revopoint RANGE 2?

Normally Revopoint launches its new scanners through Kickstarter but in this case it is already available on the Revopoint website from where we can buy them, hurry up because currently with the code 3DWork we have a 10% discount!!!

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In addition, as we mentioned before, we have a wide range of accessories that will be very useful to get the most out of our Revopoint RANGE 2.

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