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 Carlos Pombo
29 Jun 2009, 21:17
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: PostProcessor v1.0 released!
Replies: 27
Views: 19299

Re: PostProcessor v1.0 released!

@ rob Hi. Sorry. Already trashed my test files including RAW ones. Used above jrichards page, after tuning it to minimize side cover color and glare, to show u tight croped/trimed letters. All files including jrichards original inside zip. zip too big to upload here uploaded to YouSendIt link valid ...
by Carlos Pombo
29 Jun 2009, 16:50
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: PostProcessor v1.0 released!
Replies: 27
Views: 19299

Re: PostProcessor v1.0 released!

@ rob Thank you so much. Tested your PostProcessor release 1.1 It works almost perfect with text pages without pictures. Can I to suggest you a very small adjustment? Processor crops text too tight. Have tested pages with a small skew view (less than 90º orthogonal photo view) and found that proces...
by Carlos Pombo
24 Jun 2009, 19:33
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Glass Platen
Replies: 11
Views: 8303

Re: Glass Platen

anti-reflective "glass Anti-reflective glass is not good for photo-scanning some documents. (some) We will find old books with pages rippling throughout the volume. In some cases portions of the page will not be in contact with the glass and the resulting image will be cod, fog, without clipping. N...
by Carlos Pombo
24 Jun 2009, 18:28
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Using a book scanner for non books (single sheets)?
Replies: 21
Views: 13053

Re: Using a book scanner for non books (single sheets)?

@ Xymenah ... I would love any advice on how to best digitize historical documents it would be very very much appreciated ... About safe lighting: 3200º kelvin Quartz Halogen lamps are safe if placed far enough to avoid heating heritage goods more than 2 or 3 centigrade degrees (it is good practice...