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 glenleslie
16 May 2019, 09:49
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US
Replies: 6
Views: 6775

Re: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US

and a fine burble it was.

Appreciate your responses.

GL
by glenleslie
15 May 2019, 12:45
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US
Replies: 6
Views: 6775

Re: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US

I mean, after all, per the marketing... DIYBookScanner neophytes can scan 400 pages/hour and the experienced can scan 1000 pages per hour .... ;) ;) ;) ;)
by glenleslie
15 May 2019, 10:18
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US
Replies: 6
Views: 6775

Re: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US

Thanks Bill. I started to wonder about some of the topics you raise after experimenting with my Brother MFC printer/copier. It can do B&W scans up to 300dpi. I have Finereader Pro 12 which does a great job in some respects but is utterly frustrating in others. It does a great job at page recognition...
by glenleslie
14 May 2019, 19:22
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US
Replies: 6
Views: 6775

Re: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US

bumping this from a couple of years ago.
by glenleslie
14 May 2019, 19:10
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Pi Scan speed?
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Pi Scan speed?

Thanks. I noted that the Elph 180s are about $110 new and they're on the CHDK list so ... good news. I had to chuckle at the Landin method in his pipe build. the infrared pointed at one camera but reflected off the platen to fire is a great idea. I was wondering how one could get a bluetooth trigger...
by glenleslie
13 May 2019, 20:40
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Pi Scan speed?
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Pi Scan speed?

Just watched this video from (Gene Buckle?). He shows a nice demonstration of Pi Scan at the beginning ... is Pi Scan only slow like he shows it when it's doing previews? He previews a couple of pages and then does a speed up video of scanning a small book ... is he having to wait on every page like...
by glenleslie
21 Jul 2017, 19:48
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US
Replies: 6
Views: 6775

WTB or Rent DIY Scanner in Southern US

I have a collection of books which I want to scan en masse with a DIY Scanner.

Would love to rent (or buy) a DIY scanner if someone has one assembled (any generation).

Please PM.
by glenleslie
27 Jun 2017, 19:12
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Archivist kit for sale, SE WI
Replies: 3
Views: 4714

Re: Archivist kit for sale, SE WI

Yeah. That's what i was asking last week
by glenleslie
23 Jun 2017, 03:16
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Archivist kit for sale, SE WI
Replies: 3
Views: 4714

Re: Archivist kit for sale, SE WI

Still looking for s home for this system?