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 eriel_ramos
01 Aug 2009, 23:47
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Hybrid book ripper using v-shaped holder and flatbed scanner
Replies: 6
Views: 6779

Re: Hybrid book ripper using v-shaped holder and flatbed scanner

Folks, thanks a million for your input.

I particularly like the concept of the inverse planetary scanner: with one camera and a simple cubical construction, it looks about my speed in the handyman category for a starter :-)

Any other suggestions will be gratefully considered!
by eriel_ramos
27 Jul 2009, 15:01
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Hybrid book ripper using v-shaped holder and flatbed scanner
Replies: 6
Views: 6779

Hybrid book ripper using v-shaped holder and flatbed scanner

Well, my first post, so, glad to be here. The concept for the 2-camera book scanner is really powerful, and is definitely the way to go. However, as an interim step, I'm looking at the feasibility of using an inverted v-shaped glass/acrylic holder over a flatbed scanner. Some of the issues I see are...
by eriel_ramos
27 Jul 2009, 14:27
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 405743

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Hi, I'm Eriel, and I'm a readaholic!

After being told by my wife that there would be NO MORE BOOKCASES in our house, I started collecting ebooks from numerous sources.

Still, I missed many of my books, which I could not find in digital form. Therefore, my interest in book rippers!