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 geaplanet
04 Dec 2015, 06:04
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Infrared LEDs for lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 9084

Infrared LEDs for lighting

Taking into account that IR leds are cheap, I was wondering if infrared light could increase definition or sharpness in the images capturated by cameras (together with the normal light). Someone has tryed something related with this?
by geaplanet
25 May 2015, 14:32
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Waifu2x could help us in any way?
Replies: 2
Views: 2376

Waifu2x could help us in any way?

I read this today and I thought it might be interesting for us:

http://ejohn.org/blog/using-waifu2x-to- ... se-prints/
by geaplanet
05 May 2015, 14:58
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: GMIC, great discovery
Replies: 14
Views: 7063

Re: GMIC, great discovery

I recommend you use GIMP plugin to adjust the settings according to your needs with one page. Using the sliders you can adjust the result to the characteristics of the paper and the light of your scans. Then set output mode to the name of the layer (for example), and that will be the line you have t...
by geaplanet
03 May 2015, 15:24
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: GMIC, great discovery
Replies: 14
Views: 7063

Re: GMIC, great discovery

Cool! It sounds good :-)
Now you only have to update gmic definitions commands with:

gmic -update

And later try again with the command you run yesterday.
by geaplanet
01 May 2015, 17:48
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: PVC Tubing Cube (new version)
Replies: 8
Views: 5928

Re: PVC Tubing Cube (new version)

Yes, the "hings effect" is done by two Ts bigger than horizontal pipe. Tomorrow If I have time, I will record a video show you the scanner and how it works.
by geaplanet
01 May 2015, 02:27
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: PVC Tubing Cube (new version)
Replies: 8
Views: 5928

Re: PVC Tubing Cube (new version)

In spanish it is called "abrazadera de PVC", in english it will be something like "pvc pipe clamp" or something like that. And about hinges, you are right, it wasn't adjusted, the pipe wasn't horizontal because in that moment I hadn't a small spirit level (only a big one that didn't allow me measure...
by geaplanet
01 May 2015, 01:38
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Is there any thread with samples?
Replies: 2
Views: 5260

Re: Is there any thread with samples?

@duering it is very kind of you. I'm going to look for here in spain, and if I don't find them, I'll ask you (Shipping costs from EEUU to spain are expensive).
by geaplanet
30 Apr 2015, 18:55
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: GMIC, great discovery
Replies: 14
Views: 7063

Re: GMIC, great discovery

For my old PC I use picaros, it has a lot of software installed and a lot of drivers (for wifi too). It is based on minino, another lightweight debian distribution. It is especially for kids, but in menu -> minino utilities -> desktop style, you can choose a "normal" desktop based in lxde. Even it h...
by geaplanet
30 Apr 2015, 18:46
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: GMIC, great discovery
Replies: 14
Views: 7063

Re: GMIC, great discovery

Here you are: http://goo.gl/cDLTOQ

I don't know very well what you mean with that patch does, could you link an example?
I convert to pdf with pdfbeads, it chooses the best compressor for pages depending on their content.