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 gnome
11 Apr 2013, 20:22
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 66371

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

how to get the cameras installed on book scanner and how to get them to work? I'm looking at tethered shooting using 18-MP DSLRs and third-party software (http://hartcw.com/smart-shooter/features/) that appears to support simultaneous control of several Nikon and Canon DSLR camera models. (I wonder...
by gnome
10 Mar 2013, 17:34
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Preassembled bookscanner available?
Replies: 40
Views: 38395

Re: Preassembled bookscanner available?

It's fantastic to see that this community and interest in DIY book scanning has grown so much since 2009 (when I posted this topic). I also see that many feature enhancements, performance improvements, and design refinements have been made to the original book scanner. Awesome work and congratulatio...
by gnome
31 Aug 2009, 16:50
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Preassembled bookscanner available?
Replies: 40
Views: 38395

Preassembled bookscanner available?

First, I have to add my voice to the increasing chorus of approval: these DIY bookscanners are absolutely brilliant! I'd like to assemble one of these myself, but, unfortunately, I'm a full-time, year-round student with neither time nor tools required to assemble this book scanner--so I could use th...