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 zerohourrct
17 Sep 2015, 20:53
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning
Replies: 17
Views: 33897

Re: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning

It would be really nice to have some feedback on software support for the various brands. The best resolution for printed books seems to be 300dpi, some high-quality picture books or magazines might warrant 600dpi. All but the cheapest scanners seem to offer 600dpi as a minimum. Easy selection betwe...
by zerohourrct
17 Sep 2015, 20:40
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning
Replies: 17
Views: 33897

Re: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning

Did some product research on document scanners on newegg. My biggest result is price vs. PPM research. Be careful with advertised ppm/ipm. IPM is *supposed* to be a standardized scan at 300dpi, but few of the scanners I've looked at actually advertised their ipm correctly. IPM is doubled for duplex ...