Scanner Blueprint Project
FEB 13, 2002 - I was able to locate the focusing hood used on the prop and will have it in a week or so. More details this weekend!
JAN 5, 2002 - I found some additional references on the hood so it's a bit closer, and with luck I can get my hands on one of the real focus hoods in and take some measurements. Because I'm really hot on the trail of this one, I decided on holding back releasing the CAD versions till I can get the hood measured.
DEC 29, /2001
- Well, I've finally started the Surface Scanner prints. This
is a VERY rough early first set and I'll probable be reworking these several
dozen times before I'm satisfied. Biggest problem with the Scanner
prints, like the majority of props from Galaxy Quest, is that there is
very little reference material out there... so the dimensions and proportions
are educated guesses. The "view screen" portion of the
scanner is made from a camera focusing hood... which If I ever get
my hands will help get the prints much closer. As these prints are
such guesses, and I don't expect to be getting any significant references
anytime in the near future, I'll be putting up the CAD's up with
in about a week for anyone out there wants to play around with
them. If you have and questions, suggestions, or information you'd
like to share, contact The Questarian
The Scanner blueprints are based on reference material and not the original prop
specifications... the dimensions given are base on measurement of the
material I had to work with and a number of educated guesses.
Short of the release of a set of original prints, this is as accurate as
we're about to get.
The Scanner blueprints are based on reference material and not the original prop specifications... the dimensions given are base on measurement of the material I had to work with and a number of educated guesses. Short of the release of a set of original prints, this is as accurate as we're about to get.
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