Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by jinjin12
20 Sep 2012, 23:17
Forum: Chat
Topic: tripod that can take pictures downwards?
Replies: 0
Views: 6902

tripod that can take pictures downwards?

1) anyone know a decent tripod, under or around $40 that can taking pictures downwards? aka 90 degree tilt. similar functions to an enlarger and copy stand in that it lets the camera face down. i need to take pictures of books by placing them on the ground and i need something decent 2) anyone knows...
by jinjin12
20 Sep 2012, 23:09
Forum: Software
Topic: how to stream camera app live feed to pc?
Replies: 1
Views: 7990

how to stream camera app live feed to pc?

i'm on an iphone 4, how do i get what my camera app is showing live to my pc so i can view what it's viewing there? there already some app call qik that does some live streaming and records it but i don't need something like that because 1) i just need the live feed only, no recording and 2) it need...
by jinjin12
15 Sep 2011, 23:23
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: skip scan tailor stage?
Replies: 2
Views: 7072

skip scan tailor stage?

hello, how do i skip the select content and margin stages and go to output? the reason i want to do this is because i only fix the orientation and split my pages. that's all i need to do. however, i can't skip select content and this messes up things because select content messes up my pages, select...
by jinjin12
06 Feb 2011, 15:59
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: select contents problems
Replies: 5
Views: 3652

select contents problems

i've tested a couple of page and for some pages, select content works well but for others, it only selecte a couple of paragraphs and omits alot of other information on the page. it's ok for a couple of pages cause i can do it myself but with hundreds of pages, this is a big problem. how can i solve...
by jinjin12
05 Feb 2011, 01:04
Forum: HELP
Topic: how does that work?
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Re: how does that work?

cool thanks alot!
by jinjin12
04 Feb 2011, 18:03
Forum: HELP
Topic: how does that work?
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Re: how does that work?

yea i was searching i found out how it was done lol however, the renameall.exe doesn't work for some reason, is there a new version or what programs do u recommend i use to rename the images?
by jinjin12
04 Feb 2011, 02:08
Forum: HELP
Topic: how does that work?
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

how does that work?

i noticed that people use two cameras, each take a different page. my question is how does that work? how do the pics sync with each other so that it is continuous? for ex, if u take pictures with a single camera, then you take a pic of page 1, then page 2....so the pages stored are contiguous pages...
by jinjin12
04 Feb 2011, 01:58
Forum: Lighting
Topic: what kind of light to use?
Replies: 1
Views: 3385

what kind of light to use?

i'm totally new to diy scanners and everything, what light bulb show i use to produce good lighting? anyone got links to ones that they recommend? amazon or ebay links?
by jinjin12
03 Nov 2010, 12:16
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: how to remotely control canon powershot sd990?
Replies: 4
Views: 3530

Re: how to remotely control canon powershot sd990?

i have a canon powershot sd990 but i could not find any shutter release switches for it online. is there a way to control it without pressing the button on the camera itself? i hear that the canon eos has eos ultility where u can use the computer to remotely take pictures. are there such programs f...
by jinjin12
03 Nov 2010, 03:25
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: how to make scan tailor only separate pages?
Replies: 3
Views: 2747

Re: how to make scan tailor only separate pages?

Tulon wrote:Scan Tailor just can't do that. It was never meant as a collection of tools that you can apply selectively, but as an all-in-one solution where you go from raw scans to fully post-processed ones.
what software can do this then? i like scan tailor though, it's a smart program