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 peterZ
13 Jul 2018, 04:54
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor on Wikipedia
Replies: 1
Views: 646

Re: Scan Tailor on Wikipedia

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" I found one article, in the Russian language Wikipedia. Unfortunately, my knowledge of Russian is very very limited ....."

Suggest
Open in Google Chrome browser and translate to English , when asked .....
by peterZ
15 Nov 2016, 04:10
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 38161

Re: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread

More info about Czur scanner here . i did not see this link in the above discussion ....

http://us2.metamath.org:443/other/czur/ ... anner.html
by peterZ
05 Nov 2016, 18:55
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanning postcards?
Replies: 8
Views: 4299

Re: Scanning postcards?

I used my ix500 to scan postcards , about a second for both sides of the card . Worked well. It is very fast scanning since it is done in hardware.
Postcards could probably even be batched in groups of 10, say , I vae not tried batching , just guessing it would be ok.
by peterZ
05 Sep 2016, 22:19
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanning in the British Library
Replies: 8
Views: 3768

Re: Scanning in the British Library

http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/inrrooms/stp/c ... ancras.pdf

Consider, librarians obviously concerned with potential damage to items and distracting other library users etc
Tripods probably banned because they think they will get in peoples way ... etc
by peterZ
13 May 2016, 02:26
Forum: Chat
Topic: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)
Replies: 8
Views: 11737

Re: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)

Could Try a Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500
and then some indexing and search software
by peterZ
30 Jan 2016, 21:40
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: spreads on lubuntu vmware
Replies: 3
Views: 13106

Re: spreads on lubuntu vmware

Have you scanned many books with the software in the VM?
by peterZ
07 Nov 2015, 23:00
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture
Replies: 2
Views: 4190

Re: A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture

can you save as RAW

If so they could be converted to TIFF
by peterZ
11 Aug 2015, 01:12
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: A Standard Camera and Electronics Pack
Replies: 7
Views: 4098

Re: A Standard Camera and Electronics Pack

im having a lot of trouble getting 2 x Canon Powershot A2500 Camera's i have managed to get one, but can not get another a2500..... i have 2 x cannon g15 powershot camera's , i assume these are a more recent camera, but probably more expensive. is it possible they could be offically supported.? 'im ...
by peterZ
13 Jun 2015, 23:08
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: SpreadPi and Camera config
Replies: 11
Views: 8335

Re: SpreadPi and Camera config

I’m able to run the autohotkey script mentioned in another forum post and I get L and R images my PC as expected. So I believe this would show I have CHDK installed on each camera OK … etc I have download the mentioned raspberry pi image , logged in as the pi user and invoked the command spread web....
by peterZ
13 Jun 2015, 20:33
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: SpreadPi and Camera config
Replies: 11
Views: 8335

SpreadPi and Camera config

1) How/Where is it determined what camera model SpreadPi is configured to use? ( I recall seeing some where "some file" needs to updated to use certain cameras ? ) I have tried #spread configure ... but it just gives errors and exits ... Background http://www.diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f...