Beacon – Eddy Current Surface Scanner

Original price was: €109.00.Current price is: €97.00.

Lightweight 3D printer surface scanner for a sub-micron bed mesh in seconds!

Full documentation: Beacon3D


SKU: BCN-RVH Category:

Eddy current surface scanner for 3D printers:

  • Native displacement output – no z motion necessary for sensing
  • Scan mode mesh – dense grid sampling in a matter of seconds
  • Low thermal drift – minimized by design, active compensation for everything else
  • Beacon Contact (NEW!) – touch probing with TrueZero technology


  • High Temp Accelerometer – measurement up to 100C, standby up to 115C

Printer Compatibility:

  • Firmware: Klipper
  • Connection: USB to Single Board Computer
  • Bed: Conductive surface or substrate, 400um or thicker. Bare steel, WHAM BAM, PEI coated or laminated steel, etc. Use with beds employing large or oversized fixed magnets is not recommended.


  • 1x Custom USB cable (6ft/1.8M included)
  • 1x Beacon board (main PCB, sensing PCB, headers, cable connector)

Variations – this is important for mounting Beacon to your tool head appropriately:

  • Normal: main PCB and sensing PCB are assembled flat
  • Low Profile: main PCB and sensing PCB are assembled flat (as well as the cable connector)


A two-year legal guarentee is provided by EU law, covering defects in materials and workmanship starting from the delivery date. Damage caused by incorrect installation, use, modifications or repair by any third party; (b) damage caused by any party (except Supplier) or other external force; (c) fitness for any particular purpose; (d) any Products which are used combined with or as part of other products manufactured by third parties are not covered. Using any BTT board with the Beacon voids the warranty, since their SBCs operates outside the USB voltage rating.


Normal, Low Profile

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