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 masterfurda
26 Feb 2015, 14:28
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: GPhoto2 question
Replies: 2
Views: 4118

GPhoto2 question

Each time I start the laptop that I'm using for Spreads, I need to locate and kill the GPhoto process or Spreads cannot communicate with the cameras.

ps aux | grep gphoto
kill <ProcessID of GPhoto>

Is anyone aware of any issues with removing GPhoto completely?
by masterfurda
26 Feb 2015, 09:42
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture
Replies: 2
Views: 3890

Re: A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture

I figured out that my cameras, Canon A2500s, have settings in the menu to override the quality settings, so that seems to have bumped up the quality a notch. If anyone is wondering, it is in the Enhanced Photo Operations menu and is labeled Override JPEG Quality.
by masterfurda
25 Feb 2015, 12:19
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: Spreads Web troubleshooting
Replies: 0
Views: 3355

Spreads Web troubleshooting

Now that I have Spreads GUI installed and running (On a clean Lubuntu 14.04 system thanks to the guide posted here ), I have questions about the Web version. The tutorial that I followed, linked above, installed Web alongside the GIU and command line versions. When I run the web sersion ($ spread we...
by masterfurda
25 Feb 2015, 12:10
Forum: Spreads and SpreadPi
Topic: A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture
Replies: 2
Views: 3890

A few questions on JPEG quality, TIFF Capture

Now that I have Spreads GUI installed and running (On a clean Lubuntu 14.04 system thanks to the guide posted here ), I have a few questions to tweak my process. 1) How does one force Spreads to capture in TIFF format? Is it a configuration in the camera's CHDK settings? 2) Is it possible to adjust ...