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:
- computer cable.
See also: Hardware for Phiplastic systems.