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 ovencakerugby
05 Sep 2010, 04:08
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Some Scan Tailor suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 8514

Re: Some Scan Tailor suggestions

I have been using this for several monthsand it is 100 % OK for where there is one column of print to a page. However it is not so good when there are 2 or three columns to a page. It often crops off part of a page. For example I have just processed 500 images and tere are errors on 20 pages , which...
by ovencakerugby
13 Jul 2010, 17:34
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 420838

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Dear Garren gaargle It is easy to scan on this scanner 200 pages an hour. If you have a few books, no big deal. Also using scantailor simplifies the output. I always scan in jpegs, as if the scan is not quite correct for contrast, an automatic process in Photoshop or whatever, cures this. I have don...
by ovencakerugby
30 Jun 2010, 18:38
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: scan tailor variations
Replies: 1
Views: 2065

scan tailor variations

Dear All I have ben using Scantailor a bit and find that it has Quirks, ie if there is colour in a set of scans, it gets converted to grayscale or bitmap, which rather spoils the matter Also some books that I have been doing have 2 or 3 columns per page, and what Scantailor does is scan neazrly all,...
by ovencakerugby
23 Mar 2010, 19:10
Forum: HELP
Topic: Extracting individual page text from PDFs?
Replies: 7
Views: 4566

Re: Extracting individual page text from PDFs?

Why not give Deskunpdf a go.
I have converted excel pdfs and word ones back to their respective starting points
regards
ovencakerugby
by ovencakerugby
19 Mar 2010, 04:26
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 420838

scanning

Dear All My DIY is not quite the same as the others. I have been active scanning for our Family History Society for many years. Books were a great interest and around 8 years ago I removed the side from a Canon lide for book scanning, which I still use for certain situations, when you cannot lay the...