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 grisard
19 Nov 2013, 09:24
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Autoscan feature in commercial scanner?
Replies: 10
Views: 9783

Re: Autoscan feature in commercial scanner?

Can anybody provide some hands-on experience with the Microtek XT-3500?
by grisard
19 Nov 2013, 09:15
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning
Replies: 17
Views: 34175

Re: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning

I can report that the Canon ImageFormula DR-M160 is a good buy. I am interested in this scanner. Could you elaborate a bit on the user-friendliness of the included divers/software? I have a Fujitsu fi-6130 and it's pure frustration. The TWAIN driver is an total mess, integration with Kofax VRS is c...
by grisard
16 Nov 2013, 15:46
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600
Replies: 15
Views: 14668

Re: Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600

grisard wrote:The OCR result is questionable: word recognition seems to be o.k. but when you copy the hidden text from this pdf into Word, there is a paragraph break after each single word, i.e. each word has its own line! So from this roughly 4 pages of original text you get 21 pages in Word. :sho...
by grisard
15 Nov 2013, 11:29
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600
Replies: 15
Views: 14668

Re: Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600

There is a (positive) review of this scanner on this blog: http://www.documentsnap.com/scansnap-sv600-review. But I am not so sure whether this is an impartial opinion because the website http://www.documentsnap.com in general rather promotes Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners over any other producers (the s...
by grisard
14 Nov 2013, 10:54
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Your Opinions For An Alternative Book Scanning System
Replies: 20
Views: 24486

Re: Your Opinions For An Alternative Book Scanning System

hardware steps: the book scanner must have 1. a way that prevents the book from sliding up or down in the tray during capture. A thin piece of wood/cardboard/plastic pushing the book spine from the top and bottom would work. 2. some form of easily repositionable markers on top of the platen glass f...