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 pomo81
13 May 2010, 13:12
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Portable Scanner - new design
Replies: 4
Views: 4454

Re: Portable Scanner - new design

What about going glassless and using some type of adjustable frame to keep the page flat?
by pomo81
13 May 2010, 12:25
Forum: HELP
Topic: Losing Halves When Splitting Facing Pages with Scan Tailor
Replies: 1
Views: 1955

Losing Halves When Splitting Facing Pages with Scan Tailor

I'll continue to experiment, but I seem to be losing page halves when splitting facing pages in Scan Tailor (0.9.8.1). When I input 141 open-book scans and split the pages into two halves , the result should be approximately 282 single pages, but I get 141 single pages. Might there be a setting I'm ...
by pomo81
13 May 2010, 12:10
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Anyone know Nuance Paperport?
Replies: 3
Views: 4825

Re: Anyone know Nuance Paperport?

I've been using Paperport for nearly 20 years. My favorite version has been 5.2 Deluxe, for its simplicity. A recent unavoidable move to Windows 7 required me to migrate to Version 12. Paperport is a very useful program to organize raw scans. Version 5.2 does this in the most basic ways. All the sca...
by pomo81
13 May 2010, 00:33
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 412166

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

You can imagine my joy in finding this forum. I've been scanning texts for archival purposes for nearly 20 years. I've spent the past two days scouring this forum and getting introduced to fantastic software I had not known about. Abby, Omnipage, and Paperport I'm familiar with; Scan Tailor and Scan...