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

Search found 77 matches

by scann
22 Dec 2017, 10:21
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Converting Color/Grayscale Text Scans to Black & White
Replies: 34
Views: 22777

Re: Converting Color/Grayscale Text Scans to Black & White

I've already de-activated the account. If you want I can erase her posts but I don't see the need.
by scann
03 Apr 2017, 09:26
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: A bookscanner in Toronto, Canada or nearby?
Replies: 0
Views: 796

A bookscanner in Toronto, Canada or nearby?

Hello everyone, This year is CC's Global Summit (https://summit.creativecommons.org/) and they have asked me if it's possible to bring a DIY BookScanner to the event. The thing is that I'm based in Argentina and while Duerig has already offered to sell me a spare Archivist, the thing is that I reall...
by scann
29 Oct 2015, 10:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: One size doesn't fit all --or how to scan larger books
Replies: 6
Views: 9374

Re: One size doesn't fit all --or how to scan larger books

Awesome, russca! Thanks for your contribution.
by scann
29 Oct 2015, 10:12
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor video tutorial in Spanish
Replies: 2
Views: 2481

Re: Scan Tailor video tutorial in Spanish

I'll do that! Thanks Tulon!
by scann
21 Oct 2015, 07:57
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: One size doesn't fit all --or how to scan larger books
Replies: 6
Views: 9374

One size doesn't fit all --or how to scan larger books

Hi all, this is actually something that Dan Reetz wrote a while back ago in an email. And since it's a question that time over time people ask, I thought that it might be a good idea to post this in the forum. Since it's more than complicated to build a huge scanner -apart from being undeliverable, ...
by scann
21 Oct 2015, 07:42
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Glossary: DIY Book Scanners and Scanning
Replies: 11
Views: 38010

Re: Glossary: DIY Book Scanners and Scanning

In case anyone is interested, we've put together this full glossary of book scanning terms: http://www.diybookscanner.org/archivist/?page_id=757

My guess is that there might be something missing, but it works fine for beginners.
by scann
21 Oct 2015, 07:40
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor video tutorial in Spanish
Replies: 2
Views: 2481

Scan Tailor video tutorial in Spanish

For those of you who are interested in spreading the word in Spanish -I've made this video tutorial of Scan Tailor in Spanish, taking as an example the awesome video that Tulon made back in time.

Enjoy!

https://vimeo.com/143104880
by scann
27 Apr 2015, 11:56
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: plastic and computer fan version of google linear scanner
Replies: 4
Views: 2199

Re: plastic and computer fan version of google linear scanne

They had an "ocassional" page tear that seemed that it wasn't that ocassional, so maybe in a book they had five pages teared out. I think Daniel commented on this when the first posts about this project appeared in the forum. My guess is that, as usual, it might be a good idea to use this kind of ma...
by scann
23 Apr 2015, 08:56
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: plastic and computer fan version of google linear scanner
Replies: 4
Views: 2199

Re: plastic and computer fan version of google linear scanne

I wonder if it has the same problems that Google's linear scanner had...
by scann
25 Oct 2014, 20:20
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Announcing the Archivist Scanner and a Beta Program!
Replies: 53
Views: 57101

Re: Announcing the Archivist Scanner and a Beta Program!

daniel_reetz wrote:How odd, this topic was just locked for me. I unlocked it.
but now it's not a global topic, do you want to leave it this way?