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 Denivic
07 May 2013, 23:13
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Book scanner ASAP in NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 2120

Looking for Book scanner ASAP in NYC

I have schedule a trip to NYC for the last two weeks of May I am in a desperate need of a Book scanner. I am working on a pedigree project in which I have 100+ pedigrees books with a minium of 1000's page pre book to scan. Currently, I am using a scanner wand and I want to be a little more productiv...
by Denivic
08 Jan 2013, 16:54
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 90765

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Hey Mdavis I am in Central Florida, what's the name of the company with the CNC router? I email www.familab.org April of last year and got no answer back, their are the only place here in Orlando I can think of that actually have one.

~Frank
by Denivic
10 Sep 2012, 16:27
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Pedigree research project!
Replies: 6
Views: 17148

Re: Pedigree research project!

Hi everyone, I am currently using a scanner wand and it seems to be working great. I still need a minmum of two book scanners. I spoke to library activist and he mention I'm allow to bring my book scanners into the library to scan the complete collects of stud books. 2012-08-28 16.23.32.jpg The wand...
by Denivic
20 Jul 2012, 03:33
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 90765

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

I will definitely purchase one in the near future. Havent looked at the need details, but what the total height and weight of this scanner? Sending mail to your gmail Daniel hope you can help.
by Denivic
07 Apr 2012, 02:46
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit
Replies: 399
Views: 360305

Re: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit

Hello everyone, So sorry but I haven't been on this forums in months, nor did I read enough replies regrading this thread. However, I do have a few questions regrading the new designed. I read manufacturing these scanner should keep the cost below $500, and it should weight less that 70lbs;neverthel...
by Denivic
01 Feb 2011, 01:48
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Pedigree research project!
Replies: 6
Views: 17148

Re: Pedigree research project!

Yes I have to agree it was poor lighting. Any other ideas to improve my quality?
by Denivic
17 Nov 2010, 01:54
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Building Scan Tailor on OSX
Replies: 106
Views: 66608

Re: Building Scan Tailor on OSX

@n9yty Thanks for the heads up, viewing the video now and I try the ESC key and it works. Thanks again and sorry for the trouble :D
by Denivic
17 Nov 2010, 01:40
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Pedigree research project!
Replies: 6
Views: 17148

Pedigree research project!

Here's a few pages of my first scan using a "Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700" with poor lighting. I got the gist now, so my next book scan should be a lot better. Currently I am scanning my entire collection of American Pit Bull Terrier books. I have over 15 (ABPT) books currently in my possession along wi...
by Denivic
17 Nov 2010, 01:10
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Building Scan Tailor on OSX
Replies: 106
Views: 66608

Re: Building Scan Tailor on OSX

Okay, I need HELPP!!!...I scan my first book using " Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 it's a 7.2 mega pixels "... I scan over 250pgs. I needed the practice... All Jpeg images quality came out sub-par. I believe the scan quality was 6 or 7 out of 10...NOT BAD FOR FIRST attempt! Nevertheless, I upload the ent...
by Denivic
12 Nov 2010, 16:45
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Building Scan Tailor on OSX
Replies: 106
Views: 66608

Re: Building Scan Tailor on OSX

Thanks daniel I will try it out.