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 suryandaru
04 Jul 2009, 08:04
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Books anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 7575

Re: Books anyone?

sure.. I want to get everything , to make perfect book scanner. in this time I try to repair all electronic component like hub and switch, because it not yet work.may be some thing wrong with this. and than go to the soft ware.
by suryandaru
03 Jul 2009, 10:39
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Books anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 7575

Re: Books anyone?

Thanks GOD. Thanks Jradi, Meg, and Daniel reetz. The cameras has comes this evening. and now our family prepare everything to make the books scanner work. because a lot of books waiting to scan. I promise to tell you the journey of scanning books from another village, if everything ready. GBU
by suryandaru
24 Jun 2009, 07:30
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Brainstorming about portable book scanners.
Replies: 51
Views: 29342

Re: Brainstorming about portable book scanners.

Very interesting that we can discussing about the portable book scanner. I think making books scanner depending to size, thickness, old, and condition of the document. If document is only one in the world we must bring the scanner to the document not bring the document to the scanner. to avoid of ri...
by suryandaru
23 Jun 2009, 06:53
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Brainstorming about portable book scanners.
Replies: 51
Views: 29342

Re: Brainstorming about portable book scanners.

Most simple Making portable book scanner for under 100 pages book is using single platen, but for up 100 pages is comfortable to use V platen. V platen scanner need more place than single one. soo making all material in knock down may be can help. and may be posible to put the lamp on otophile arm n...
by suryandaru
15 Jun 2009, 09:55
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Books anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 7575

Re: Books anyone?

i mean it's a village library that serve books for local community. They usually have some old books about their village or knowledge about how to have harmony with the earth. in this time there are some old books that have been produced in 18th century which are almost destroyed by bugs and water. ...
by suryandaru
14 Jun 2009, 06:22
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)?

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This is the photo of single glass platen that i have made with trash. I think it suitable for thin book, single paper, unbundling paper, map, and magazine.
by suryandaru
13 Jun 2009, 07:29
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)?

I Think the book Scanner for Non Books (single Sheets) is suitable to the map. I have a lot of old map of the village land and I think its rather difficult to use "V" glass platen so I made the single sheet glass platten, 45 cm X 65 Cm. I am using , 3mm Glass , used aluminium can and soldered. but w...
by suryandaru
13 Jun 2009, 06:44
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Books anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 7575

Re: Books anyone?

Is that mean we can make e library in every village in third country? so every people can get the knowledge, because books is not cheap. I dream that Book scanner can change the future of young generation especialy in my country , Indonesia.