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 andre_lafayette
12 Jan 2014, 12:00
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Auto vs Manual for "Split Pages"
Replies: 17
Views: 14549

Re: Auto vs Manual for "Split Pages"

Jack, Thank you for posting this tip for posterity! I am trying to process books with lots of figures in them. Very frequently, Scan Tailor incorrectly detects the bounding box of these figures as the edge of the page, which then affects the performance of the "Select Content" step. I was considerin...
by andre_lafayette
12 Jan 2014, 08:01
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image
Replies: 11
Views: 14588

Re: Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image

Using Java 8 solved the problem! Thank you so much for your help.
by andre_lafayette
11 Jan 2014, 19:48
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image
Replies: 11
Views: 14588

Re: Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image

Thank you for your very prompt reply! I am using BSW version 2.0.1a. Just realized that the images are actually displayed correctly before I scale them down using the slider. Up until this point there are no error messages or exceptions showing in my terminal, nor is a log file created. However, if ...
by andre_lafayette
11 Jan 2014, 15:39
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image
Replies: 11
Views: 14588

Bug?: Viewer shows disconnected tiles of input image

Hi, In my machine BSW display only small segments (tiles) of the page images in the main editing area of the GUI. Attached to this message is a screen capture showing the problem. Everything else appears to be working as expected. Not sure how to solve this problem. Have you come across this issue b...
by andre_lafayette
09 Sep 2013, 11:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanning close to maximum size (official kit)?
Replies: 3
Views: 3554

Re: Scanning close to maximum size (official kit)?

I am also looking into ways of elevating the light module in my kit (standard build 0.9.2) to provide more even lighting. Working with pages that are 8.75 inches in width, I obtained satisfactory results for pages containing only black text on a white background, but not for pages with images. Using...
by andre_lafayette
28 Aug 2013, 05:09
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Introducing spreads: command-line workflow tool
Replies: 80
Views: 54272

Re: Introducing spreads: command-line workflow tool

Thank you very much for your prompt and helpful reply and, of course, for developping spreads in the first place! I made the changes you suggested to the 0.3.3 source code ("0x323f" is the idProduct for the A810) and then installed using: sudo python setup.py install The wizard now takes me further ...
by andre_lafayette
27 Aug 2013, 17:52
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Introducing spreads: command-line workflow tool
Replies: 80
Views: 54272

Re: Introducing spreads: command-line workflow tool

Hi, I am trying to run spreads on Ubuntu 12.04 to simultaneously trigger two Canon Powershot A810 with CHDK. The spreads wizard fails when trying to detect my cameras, with the error message below. Both cameras are connected and turned on. Not sure what I am doing wrong. Any ideas on how to solve th...