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 javier
01 Jul 2015, 22:40
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Archival lighting for book scanning suggestions?
Replies: 1
Views: 6312

Re: Archival lighting for book scanning suggestions?

Do you mean safe for the object? From the conservation perspective there are three bands from the electromagnetic spectrum to consider in this context: infrared (heat) visible light (colors we see) and UV. led lighting usualy does not emit UV or infrared so your clear on that. (check the specs of li...
by javier
25 Jun 2015, 11:28
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 381389

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

Hello DIY book scanner world! I'm Javier from Chile. I work in preserving cultural heritage. My curiosity and inner geek is drooling on this subject. For the moment i'm figuring out the feasibility and practical issues to build a book scanner for pleasure and probably comercial uses also. I enjoy re...