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 you1
24 Jan 2011, 19:20
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Camera Button on Steroids
Replies: 14
Views: 19254

Re: Camera Button on Steroids

Hi 70k1, I want to appligize for any frustration and loss of time that the script has caused you (and anyone else for that matter). Too bad the "Notify me when a reply is posted" is not enabled by default so that I would get messages to other threads. I've been out of synch for a little. Recently, I...
by you1
17 Jun 2010, 04:51
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Ideas for glass platen design for use with New Standard?
Replies: 7
Views: 4132

Re: Ideas for glass platen design for use with New Standard?

...Peripherally, how are the dual drawer-slide tracks working for you? Hi JonEP, The dual drawer-slide with counter weight works great; I definately recommend it. However, I must admit that I'm corious how the following builds would measure up in regards to raising the platen. http://diybookscanner...
by you1
15 Jun 2010, 17:17
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanner speed - what is reasonable?
Replies: 8
Views: 25851

Re: Scanner speed - what is reasonable?

Pages: 1200
Setup: 2-5 min
Phsical Scan: 45 min (going as fast as possible; I was tired towards the end)
Software activity: 15 min
Software post processing: over night
Scanner: http://diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtop ... =1200#p724

Edvin
by you1
15 Jun 2010, 16:51
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Ideas for glass platen design for use with New Standard?
Replies: 7
Views: 4132

Re: Ideas for glass platen design for use with New Standard?

Hi JonEP,

I haven't been active for sometime on this forum, I'm sure there are better ideas floating...
But I was proud ouf my glass platen...You'll find instruction here..

http://www.diybookscanner.org/forum/vie ... p?f=1&t=47

Best,
-Edvin
by you1
03 Mar 2010, 14:44
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: My first and second builds...
Replies: 18
Views: 10876

Re: My first and second builds...

#2 :: As you can see, one half has a long "tongue," while another one has an extra plate, which makes an opening through which that tongue comes. I can adjust the width moving them apart or joining them together, yet the "tongue" goes into the opening tightly enough to keep both halves from sliding...
by you1
24 Oct 2009, 02:44
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub
Replies: 29
Views: 26921

Re: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub

wow, that is a kind gesture.
tnx
by you1
22 Oct 2009, 12:10
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub
Replies: 29
Views: 26921

Re: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub

Yes, they are google sketchup, and I'll post them tomorrow (not with me at the moment).

Best,
Edvin
by you1
01 Oct 2009, 12:40
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub
Replies: 29
Views: 26921

Re: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub

I thought about going back and putting transparent silicon caulking (for kitchen/bath) just for good measures; however, after number of usages, I haven’t noticed anything that would compel me to go back put any kind of cushion/glue between the glass edges. As you can see in the below image, there ...
by you1
30 Sep 2009, 16:07
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub
Replies: 29
Views: 26921

Re: 2nd Gen - Glass platen, switch/power hub

Hi Ian, I need some more clearification, for I am unable to visualize what you are refering to the main pieces meeting in an |_ fashion in the center When I have tried similar setups I always get asymmetrical join lines in my pictures Where do you see asymetric lines? "plastics shop bevel the two re...