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 darkenvy
13 Jul 2013, 00:30
Forum: Software
Topic: TTS: Text To Speach
Replies: 2
Views: 5889

TTS: Text To Speach

Hey guys, I'm currently using this awesome app I found on the ipad app market to read me PDF text books I made out loud. I plug this into my car while I'm driving and have my own homemade audiobooks. The problem is that it renders live and sounds pretty robotic despite being shareware. What I would ...
by darkenvy
28 Feb 2013, 10:35
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Dewarping in bulk?
Replies: 2
Views: 4300

Re: Dewarping in bulk?

The decapod project doesn't seem too helpful for my situation though. my problem is I have books that go into the margin of the spine quiet far. I need to be able to dewarp that part of the page. Also I think scan tailor should have that option for people who have eliminated creed altogether. Perhap...
by darkenvy
27 Feb 2013, 00:14
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Dewarping in bulk?
Replies: 2
Views: 4300

Dewarping in bulk?

I can use the dewarping tool fine but I can't seem to get the tool to dewarp in bulk. I have a tripod and a mount so my book doesn't move barely at all. So I wanted to apply a general dewarp mask to all my pages but pressing "apply to all pages" seems to do nothing. Every page does not correct and u...
by darkenvy
22 Feb 2013, 13:59
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Tact Switch Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 4755

Re: Tact Switch Woes

I've done this a few times. You're absolutely on the right track. I doubt that the switch has any connection underneath - they are almost certainly all in front of you. I understand this might be tricky, but can you post a picture of the switch? Usually three leads are in use. One is a common and t...
by darkenvy
13 Feb 2013, 13:10
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Tact Switch Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 4755

Re: Tact Switch Woes

bump. My main issue is stability with my point and shoot. I can't build a nice setup with professional equipment until I graduate this spring. So this will have to make due
by darkenvy
12 Feb 2013, 01:36
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Tact Switch Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 4755

Tact Switch Woes

Hello everyone, this is my first post on the forum! I have been lurking around for a while and I have built a makeshift cardboard scanner until I can construct my ideal portable scanner. It does the job ^^. I am only using one camera and shooting my EVENS then my ODDS. The problem I run into is abou...