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 goldo
13 Feb 2012, 17:33
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko
Replies: 31
Views: 22648

Re: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko

yes but, in order to turn the pages of the book, does the v-shape stay in contact with others plastic elements ? Or do we need to take it off fully apart of the rest (next to the rest of the other plastic elements) ? I want a system where I raise the v-shape, turn the page of the book and lowers the...
by goldo
13 Feb 2012, 07:16
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko
Replies: 31
Views: 22648

Re: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko

It is not obvious to see on the photo. Does the V-shaped slide up and down on the other plastic elements ?
by goldo
12 Feb 2012, 10:44
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko
Replies: 31
Views: 22648

Re: Sola Technical's $70 acrylic scanning platform on Ponoko

I assume that with that kit you always have to take the "v shape" fully appart, replace it at each page. There is no system to rise and put down the "v shape" (e.i with elastic)...
by goldo
10 Feb 2012, 07:18
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik
Replies: 5
Views: 5012

Re: Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik

Ty for the reply.

I think the better is to buy a canon. More simple for the trigger...
by goldo
09 Feb 2012, 17:55
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY book scanner kit in europe.
Replies: 10
Views: 9955

Re: DIY book scanner kit in europe.

There is also the price for the shipping. And search for the screws, bolts, and so on.

I would be better to buy one in europe.
by goldo
09 Feb 2012, 07:48
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY book scanner kit in europe.
Replies: 10
Views: 9955

DIY book scanner kit in europe.

Hi does anyone know where it is possible to buy a kit (including the little things as screws, bolts and so on...) in europe ? more exactly in Belgium ?

Ty.

Karl
by goldo
07 Feb 2012, 17:17
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik
Replies: 5
Views: 5012

Re: Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik

No opinion ? Nobody tried this camera ?

Resolution is enough ?
wide-angle coverage is enough ?
optical zoom is enough ?

With this camera, can we set up a usb trigger, mechanical trigger or other kind trigger ?
by goldo
06 Feb 2012, 17:06
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik
Replies: 5
Views: 5012

Nikon coolpix S 2500 kik

Is This camera good for book scanning ? Summary : 4x zoom NIKKOR lens with 27 mm wide-angle coverage (35 mm format equivalent), imaging power of a 12.0 megapixel image sensor, Nikon's EXPEED C2 Image Processing Engine. Specification : Effective pixels: 12.0 million Image sensor : 1/2.3-in. type CCD;...
by goldo
04 Feb 2012, 09:46
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY kit assembly
Replies: 53
Views: 26281

Re: DIY kit assembly

where could i bought this kit ? and how much cost it ?

thank you.
by goldo
03 Feb 2012, 18:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: MCS 500 scanner ???
Replies: 1
Views: 2429

MCS 500 scanner ???

Hello. I was interested recently to book scanners. I have many books of philosophy, science, etc.. I wish I could quickly scan my books in order to read pdf on an e-pad. And also to offer those pdf's to others people. I see many diy book scanners model . But I am quite unable to tinker, to build thi...