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 davidfkane
01 May 2015, 06:31
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Cameras for the Hackerspace Scanner
Replies: 77
Views: 71068

Re: Cameras for the Hackerspace Scanner

Hello, I have been away from this forum for a while. I made the DIY scanner and have used it with moderate success. My problem has been the cameras that I used. I used the Canon PowerShot A3200. It seemed like a bargain at the time, but the cameras had two serious limitations. Firstly, there was no ...
by davidfkane
08 Sep 2012, 21:01
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Cameras for the Hackerspace Scanner
Replies: 77
Views: 71068

Re: Cameras for the Hackerspace Scanner

Hi All, It has been a while since the last post on this thread. I have all but built the standard hackerspace scanner (DIY Book Scanner). I need to get my cameras. It looks as though the Canon PowerShots are the most appropriate range, since they are the most hackable, using chdk. Has anyone had par...
by davidfkane
06 Jul 2012, 17:46
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 99648

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Hi Daniel,

For those of us in Europe...

If you can't ship entire kits over to us, can you package and ship over the screws and smaller parts needed, instead of the entire kit? We could get the CNC work done locally.

Thanks,

David.
by davidfkane
06 Jul 2012, 17:18
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 99648

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

This is amazing. I am really interested in building one. I have spoken with a CNC cutter today and have downloaded the artwork.

Which file do I give the CNC cutter. Will he take the .AI file or the .DXF file.

Best regards,

Davidfkane