MakerBot Digitizer Mini Scanner

DIY Learning

Bring STEAM to life with 3D printed objects, Spark curiosity and engage the entire classroom with the MakerBot Digitizer Mini Scanner.

The kit includes:

  • 1 MakerBot Digitizer Mini Scanner

  • Six-month Warranty

  • MakerWare for Digitizer Software

Price: $799

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  • Main Features

    3D Printers for students ages 4 and up

  • Dimensions

    16.2W x 18.7L x 8H inches

  • Educational value

    Engineering, Manufacturing, Architecture, Medical, Design, Geography, Science, Technology, Math

  • What’s in the box?

    1 MakerBot Digitizer Mini Scanner, 6-month warranty, MakerWare for Digitizer Software

  • Mobile / stationary


  • Student to robot ratio

    1 printer per 10 students

  • Best for

    Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Makerspace, Museum, Library, Summer Camp

  • Grade Level


  • Curriculum

    Covering Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering

  • Professional Development / Training

    No training required – available as an option

  • Warranty

    6-months warranty


Create, Scan and Share Your Very Own 3D Models

The MakerBot Digitizer allows you to digitally capture precious 3D objects, mementos, and creations. With the easy-to-use software, you can create clean 3D models from an actual object in just two clicks. The MakerBot Digitizer connects to your computer via USB. After scanning, you will get standard design files that you can modify or improve upon via 3rd-party 3D design software, which you can then share with friends. While you can 3D print your design files on any 3D printer, the MakerBot Digitizer is optimized to seamlessly work with MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation 3D Printers.

Key Features

  • Digitally capture and preserve your favorite 3D objects, like mementos, creations, or anything precious
  • Create clean 3D models in just two clicks using the easy-to-use software, MakerWare for Digitizer, which is part of MakerBot Desktop
  • No design or 3D modeling experience is required to get started
  • Make copies of your models quickly and easily
  • Optimized to work seamlessly with your MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation 3D Printer
  • The file format is also compatible with other 3D printers
  • Modify, remix, and improve your scans with 3D modeling programs
  • Easily upload your scans to MakerBot Thingiverse
  • Share photos of your creations on Facebook and other social media

Advantages to using 3D Printing for Teachers

  • Satisfy Curriculum: 3D printing and design offer a rich way to enhance and reinforce science, technology, engineering, art, math, and design skills already being taught in the classroom.
  • Engage Students: 3D Printers engage students in the process of design and making all while enhancing their ability to solve problems through creative and collaborative solutions.
  • Prepare Students for STEAM degrees and careers: Today’s professionals use 3D printing to advance product development cycles. It also provides students with tangible, hands-on experience in STEAM subjects and engineering fundamentals
  • Involve the Community: 3D printing is an excellent way to reach out to the community (i.e. student project showcases, fundraisers, student-run classes)

What is the return on investment?


  • Inspire curiosity in STEAM
  • Create tactile learning models for complex concepts
  • Establish spatial reasoning
  • Early engineering concepts and process


  • Develop design thinking skills
  • Learn through iteration
  • Hands-on engineering principles
  • Deepen history lessons through re-creating artifacts


  • Learn professional 3D design skills
  • Simulate real-world engineering problems
  • Develop college-readiness through advanced design thinking
  • Unlock critical thinking skills required to bring an idea to reality

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MakerBot Digitizer Mini Scanner

DIY Learning

Price: $799

In Stock