MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is once of the best portable 3D scanner out there. The scanner is very easy to use and could create firm, fine and detailed compact 3D design without much upheaval. The device is lightweight, has a high class lasers and exceptional camera for 360 degree scanning of an object (approx 20cm tall and in diameter) on a revolving table and you can even customize the scanning to be thick, dark or light and then just press the button. The laser scanning completes in about 12 min and then you can adjust or edit the design and save the file in STL format and then print it out (using any 3D printer). You will get a digital 3D model in just few minutes with no proficiency needed.
Available at makerbot.com for $1099