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 roger.carden
19 Mar 2010, 08:21
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: AP's Book Scanner
Replies: 13
Views: 8595

Re: AP's Book Scanner

I really like this scanner design. I'm thinking about copying it. I'm just wondering about the effectiveness of the design? Would it be possible to post some photos made with the final version of the scanner?
by roger.carden
17 Mar 2010, 19:17
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Angle of the platten
Replies: 8
Views: 4748

Angle of the platten

All, I hope to start a build in a couple of weeks, and I'm going to borrow a lot of ideas from several builds. However, I wander what the best angle for the platten is? The consensus is that 12"x12" is a good size for the platten, but I'm curious about the angle. There's one build that has a 120 deg...
by roger.carden
14 Mar 2010, 21:45
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Minimum Camera for Book Scanning
Replies: 84
Views: 108543

Minimum Camera for Book Scanning

What is the minimum specs that I should look for in a camera for Book Scanning?