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 danyq
28 Oct 2015, 00:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanning postcards?
Replies: 8
Views: 8490

Re: Scanning postcards?

If you can get one, the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 should be able to scan stacks of postcards, and it's very fast. I scanned thousands of photos with it.
by danyq
15 Jul 2014, 14:31
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class
Replies: 6
Views: 10482

Re: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class

An article just came out about the University of Michigan project: http://www.lib.umich.edu/news/librarians-collaborate-students-make-impact Also, a group in Germany just presented a new prototype at Maker Faire Hannover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUmkMC1JKp0 It's made of wood, and the most in...
by danyq
15 May 2014, 05:56
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class
Replies: 6
Views: 10482

Re: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class

The second prototype from the University of Michigan is up now:
http://prismscanner.org/designs/
by danyq
08 May 2014, 18:58
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Implementing CIS Sensors (Reference to Google BookScanner)
Replies: 10
Views: 18473

Re: Implementing CIS Sensors (Reference to Google BookScanne

Hi Hasan, Sorry if this is too late. If you're still working on this, here are two things to try: * Use the SANE driver if you can: http://www.sane-project.org/ The driver controls the calibration and the open source driver is probably not as strict as the official one. * Unplug the motor and front ...
by danyq
08 May 2014, 18:16
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class
Replies: 6
Views: 10482

Re: Google linear scanner updated by U Michigan class

Hi, I just saw this thread and am embarrassed enough to come out. Sorry to everyone for not communicating more! The University of Michigan library sponsored that class project and I've been trying to help out however I can. A new set of students just completed the spring term and created another ver...