Digital Camera

Digital cameras are optimal for working with populated boards and other flat objects with volume elements, which placement on the scanner bed is problematic. The advantages of digital cameras:

  • high speed imaging;
  • allows to control such parameters as camera angle and lightening;
  • availability of equipment;
  • mobility of the system.

The disadvantages of the digital cameras:

  • low resolution;
  • user have to setup and maintain the working light

The following additional equipment is usually required when working with digital camera and Phiplastic:

  • tripod;
  • illuminants;
  • computer cable.
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS: compact camera, 14 megapixels
Canon EOS 500D: SLR camera, 15 megapixels

See also: Hardware for Phiplastic systems.