I want to make a 3D printed copy of a real object. I have access to a Nintendo 3DS which is capable of making 3D .mpo files. Is there a straight-forward method to convert these into a 3D printable model?

  • $\begingroup$ .mpo are stereoscopic photo files, as far as I could discern. $\endgroup$
    – Trish
    Dec 26 '19 at 11:06
  • $\begingroup$ That is correct. The Nintendo 3DS has a 2 lens camera to take the stereographs. $\endgroup$
    – TecBrat
    Dec 27 '19 at 21:05
  • $\begingroup$ I've come close to what I want with a normal camera and photogrammetry software, but have not perfected my skill in it. $\endgroup$
    – TecBrat
    Jan 6 '20 at 21:00
  • $\begingroup$ Do you have access to a DSLR camera? $\endgroup$ Jul 30 '20 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ Even a smartphone can be used for photogrammetry -- especially the last couple generations of iPhone with their lidar feature. There are a number of YouTube videos on doing your own 3D scanning, with the result that one made with a smartphone was about 95% as good as one made with a $20k dedicated 3D scanner. $\endgroup$
    – Zeiss Ikon
    May 22 at 23:37

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