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 jlee
06 Apr 2012, 10:05
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Two Camera/One Switch Solution (Finally)
Replies: 10
Views: 10335

Re: Two Camera/One Switch Solution (Finally)

Will the Canon ELPH 100 HS work with this switch? No luck in finding whether this camera has SDM or CHDK support yet. Anyone with more knowledge on how I can find this out, please guide me. Thanks in advance,
John
by jlee
06 Apr 2012, 10:01
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Minimum Camera for Book Scanning
Replies: 84
Views: 110395

Re: Minimum Camera for Book Scanning

Hi Folks,

Building my set up and need help on camera selection. Will the Canon ELPH 100 HS work OK? Been trying to find out whether this particular model has SDM or CHDK, but no luck yet. Any one with a guidance on this, please help. Thank you in advance.

John
by jlee
07 Dec 2011, 12:17
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: The New "Standard Scanner"
Replies: 145
Views: 317852

Re: The New "Standard Scanner"

Drake, Thanks again for the link to your build and for all the info you provided. Been enjoying reading your build and most likely will generate more questions as I am exploring. As with the 28" base you suggested, would this lead me to have a higher camera mount post as well? i am thinking that wit...
by jlee
06 Dec 2011, 10:25
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: The New "Standard Scanner"
Replies: 145
Views: 317852

Re: The New "Standard Scanner"

Drake, Thank you very much for your prompt support on this. I am very excited on this project and can hardly wait till I get started, but I know better to wait till all questions are cleared. So thanks again. Using longer drawer slides isn't a problem but you will have to allow for the extra room in...
by jlee
05 Dec 2011, 20:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: The New "Standard Scanner"
Replies: 145
Views: 317852

Re: The New "Standard Scanner"

Hello Folks, Thank you so very much for this great community. Learning a great deal. I am about to start my built and have a few quick questions. Qanthelas wrote on page 13:... Here is one of the larger acrylic sheets I could find. Note that this is 0.93 inches thick and 11 X 14 inches and it is not...