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 markvdb
03 Aug 2017, 07:07
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Archivists in / from Europe for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 8111

Re: Archivists in / from Europe for sale

Hello Jacob, Since you're in the US, your best bet is getting one from the US. As far as http://diybookscanner.eu is concerned, people will have noticed the book scanner offering disappearing from our website. We have - for now- ceased production to concentrate on our successful laser cutting busine...
by markvdb
18 Aug 2016, 13:34
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: interesting dewarping approach
Replies: 0
Views: 1181

interesting dewarping approach

Hello,

This might be useful for some around here:

https://mzucker.github.io/2016/08/15/pa ... rping.html

Kind regards,

Mark
by markvdb
18 Jul 2016, 09:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Need some help to identify the bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 3736

Re: Need some help to identify the bolts

Hey Corentin,

We had a hard search for this material in small quantities too. I just sent you an email so we can work something out.

Kind regards,

Mark
by markvdb
19 Jun 2016, 05:24
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Archivists in / from Europe for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 8111

Re: Archivists in / from Europe for sale

For what it's worth, we are still making these archivist sets at diybookscanner.eu . And we have actually invested quite a bit of our time and money into improving the diybookscanner, mostly on the software side (spreads, porting chdk to new cameras, ...).

Kind regards,

Mark
by markvdb
13 Oct 2015, 15:34
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: Camera Focus / different AF methods
Replies: 6
Views: 9854

Re: Camera Focus / different AF methods

But I am not entirely sure how this documentation ends up on the readthedocs page or if it does. One of the things that needs fixed generally in Spreads is the documentation and the fact that there are multiple places where there is contradictory documentation is part of the problem. The documentat...
by markvdb
10 Oct 2015, 15:35
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Archivists in / from Europe for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 8111

Re: Archivists in / from Europe for sale

Hello Ilmars, Are you aware of http://diybookscanner.eu and our recently renewed web shop at https://lusis.eu ? We try to be good community citizens and have invested and keep investing quite a bit of effort and money into community, publicity and development. If you can do the same, your entry as a...
by markvdb
09 Oct 2015, 10:20
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Need some help to identify the bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 3736

Re: Need some help to identify the bolts

Hello Corentin, Hello, I'm an architecture student in Belgium (EU). I fortuitously found this site and the community… and I think it's really cool, you make an amazing job here ! With some friends we're sure that building a bookscanner can serve us and many people around us. ... But for the moment, ...
by markvdb
25 May 2015, 11:44
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: SpreadsPi and PowerShot SX160
Replies: 1
Views: 7118

Re: SpreadsPi and PowerShot SX160

Hello nitram8, I realise you can see the progress of your bug report yourself, but it might also be useful for others to see: https://github.com/DIYBookScanner/spreads/issues/190 . Kind regards, Mark P.S. We have been supporting Anthony Dong as much as possible to get the ixus160/elph160 supported. ...
by markvdb
22 Mar 2015, 09:12
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A3+ scanner build
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: A3+ scanner build

P.s. i would like if you can paste some diagrams that i can try study that you mentioned, maybe it will be even better :D the only problem i se now is a antireflektive glass, i will order an ordenery and try with it. I've got a feeling that matt (antireflektive) surface of a glass can "eat" some pi...