Creaform Go!SCAN Spark

Fast and Accurate Structured Light 3D Scanning

Do You need simplified, quick, and accurate 3D scanning?

The Go!SCAN Spark is the latest in color 3D scanning technology from Creaform. It is a structured light scanner with very quick and accurate data capture. The scanner is completely handheld and does not require the use of an arm or tripod. Set up takes just minutes and you are up and running! The ergonomic design and being lightweight make a great scanner for reverse engineering. Along with the VXelements software, scan data processing is a breeze.


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Color Acquisition

Capture vibrant color 3D scan data with up to 200 DPI. The camera's automatic shutter speed allows you to scan multi-color parts with ease and export the texture at any time in various formats. If you don't want to capture texture, simply check the box to turn it off.

Accuracy & Resolution

The Go!SCAN Spark has a surface accuracy of (.002”). The volumetric accuracy of the scanner is (.0018”) per running foot which determines how close your scan is to the part in the X, Y, and Z axis. The resolution of the scanner is (.0039”).


Weighing in at just 2.7 lbs., this scanner and its additional hardware is travel friendly and is compact enough that it can fit into a standard size briefcase.


Start scanning from anywhere without part preparation! The Go!SCAN Spark doesn't require targets (but are available if desired) and instead tracks off of natural features to position data. If a human being or other living creature is being scanned, there are additional options for semi-rigid objects that assist with scanning objects that can't keep completely still. If for any reason tracking is lost, the “resume -scan” option will help you pick up right where you left off.

Self-Tracking Feature Available with the GoSCAN 3D Scanner

Instant Mesh Feature Available with the GoSCAN 3D Scanner

Instant Mesh

VXelements is the data capture software used with the Go!SCAN Spark 3D Scanner. This software automatically aligns all of your scan frames to create a single mesh once the scan is finalized and regardless of whether or not it contains texture. If you notice a misalignment there is an option to delete frames.

Smart Controls

The Go!SCAN Spark has several built-in smart controls that can be accessed while you are away from your laptop including buttons for starting a stopping a scan. Users can zoom in/out or lock a viewpoint as well as select "fit to screen" if zoomed too far accidentally. Calibration and shutter speed settings can be accessed directly from the scanner and smart controls save the scan when complete. LED lights on either side of the scanner display stand-off distance.


Built-in smart controls Feature Available with the GoSCAN 3D Scanner


GoSCAN 3D Scanner Specifications

Volumetric accuracy with MaxSHOT Next™ | Elite (3 Up to 0.050 mm | (0.0020 in)
Volumetric accuracy with MaxSHOT Next™ | Elite (3 0.050 mm + 0.150 mm/m | (0.0020 in + 0.0018 in/ft)
Volumetric accuracy with MaxSHOT Next™ | Elite (3) 0.050 mm + 0.015 mm/m | (0.0020 in + 0.00018 in/ft)
Measurement resolution 0.100 mm | (0.0039 in)
Mesh resolution 0.200 mm | (0.0078 in)
Measurement rate 1,500,000 measurements/s
Light source White light (99 stripes)
Positioning methods Geometry and/or color and/or targets
Scanning area 390 x 390 mm | (15.4 x 15.4 in)
Stand-off distance 400 mm | (15.7 in)
Depth of field 300 mm | 11.8 in)
Part size range (recommended) 0.1–4 m | (0.3–13 ft)
Texture resolution 50 to 200 DPI
Texture colors 24 bits
Software VXelements
Output formats .dae, .fbx, .ma, .obj, .ply, .stl, .txt, .wrl, .x3d, .x3dz, .zpr, .3mf

CA 2,600,926, CN 200680014069.3, US 7,912,673, EP (FR, UK, DE) 1,877,726, AU 2006222458, US 8,032,327, JP 4,871,352, EP (FR, UK, DE) 2,278,271, IN 266,573, US 7,487,063, CA 2,529,044, CA 2,810,587, US 8,836,766, JP 5,635,218, CA 2,875,754, EP (FR, UK, DE) 2,751,521, US 9,325,974, CA 2,835,306, CN 201280023545.3, CN 201280049264.5, JP 6,025,830, EP (FR, UK, DE) 2,875,314, CN ZL 201380029999.6, JP 6,267,700, EP (FR, UK, DE) 3,102,908, US 15/114,563, CN 201580007340X

Weight Geometry and/or color and/or targets
Dimensions- (LxWxH) 89 x 114 x 346 mm | (3.5 x 4.5 x 13.6 in)
Connection standard 1 X USB 3.0
Operating temperature range 5-40 °C | (41-104 °F)
Operating humidity range
Certifications EC Compliance (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive, Low Voltage Directive), compatible with rechargeable batteries (when applicable), IP50, WEEE

EC Compliance (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive, Low Voltage Directive), compatible with rechargeable batteries (when applicable), IP50, WEEE


(1) Typical value for diameter measurement on a calibrated sphere artefact.

(2) Performance with positioning targets or with an object presenting adequate geometry/color texture for positioning. Performance is assessed with traceable length artefacts using positioning targets.

(3) The volumetric accuracy of the system when using a MaxSHOT 3D cannot be superior to the default volumetric accuracy.


VXelements Software for Creaform GoSCAN 3D Scanner



Creaform’s VXelements provides a fully integrated 3D software platform that powers the entire fleet of 3D scanning and measurement technologies. It gathers all the essential elements (VXscan, VXprobe, VXshot) and tools into a user-friendly, simple and sleek working environment.





The Go!SCAN Spartk is a structured white light 3D scanner. It has 99 stripes for data capture.
No, but a light powder spray on the part will allow you to pick up the data.
Yes. The session file allows you to change the resolution of a scan at any time. The scanner picks up data at the best possible resolution. The resolution number in the software refers to a rendering resolution.
Yes, the scanner has an elastic strap to help you hold it securely.
The recommended part size range is .3’ – 13’.

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