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 rdx
09 Aug 2012, 16:56
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Bitonal conversion using Photoshop (Gimp & Imagemagic...)
Replies: 41
Views: 48665

Re: Bitonal conversion using Photoshop (Gimp & Imagemagic...

hi xorpt
I just want to let you know that I come to your gimp plugin for a better bitonal conversion solution and I need to say, it works so well! Thanks a lot.

Rick
by rdx
09 Aug 2012, 03:57
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"
Replies: 82
Views: 103317

Re: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"

Sorry, it seems to work now. I can't reproduce the problem and it may well be something I've done wrongly.
by rdx
08 Aug 2012, 23:46
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"
Replies: 82
Views: 103317

Re: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"

I've just released new pre version. all deps including qt was built on one machine. hope it helps. Hi pejuko, I just want to confirm that the new version opens, but it seems to break a function in the original, non-enhanced version. When I manually select the content box and attempt to apply it to ...
by rdx
08 Aug 2012, 17:05
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Revised concept logo diybookscanner.org
Replies: 15
Views: 9136

Re: Revised concept logo diybookscanner.org

I have no professional background to speak out, but from a pair of untrained eyes, I find your original design (the scanner design) the best. After that, design A is great as well.

Rick
by rdx
24 Jul 2012, 10:35
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"
Replies: 82
Views: 103317

Re: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"

Hi Tulon,
Thanks for the help. I do have VC 2008 redistributable package installed (and then repaired). It does not seem to work. Probably I will be waiting for an updated version.

R
by rdx
21 Jul 2012, 12:27
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"
Replies: 82
Views: 103317

Re: Scan Tailor "Enhanced"

hi pejuko,
I installed your "pre" version and it pops with with a side-by-side configuration error. Your old release version works fine. I use windows 7 x64. I don't know if this is the issue.
Thanks both you and Tulon for a great piece of software!

R
by rdx
12 Jul 2012, 16:36
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 99302

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Be sure to paint the scanner black! This is NOT for looks (although it does look cool) but to reduce glare. Your city may, like Portland, OR, offer a discount-priced recycled paint program. Ours, called Metropaint (http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=521/), charges just $10 for a gall...
by rdx
08 Jun 2012, 22:24
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 99302

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Congratz!
I'm been lurking around here for years and eventually decide to get an account and say thanks :) I will definitely be buying one and, OMG, my research is going to be so much easier with a books scanner.

R