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 jcarol
30 Apr 2013, 19:10
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 80696

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

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 if anyone has confirmed multiple-camera control and has reported good results...
by jcarol
30 Sep 2012, 10:41
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: 80/20 Large Format Build
Replies: 7
Views: 8804

Question about corners

I'm curious about why there is only one 45 degree brace? Also do you find that the tri-corner connectors make a strong enough joint? They are awfully pricey.

Last question -- is the 15 series material really necessary or would the 10 profile be sturdy enough?