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 yello
27 Dec 2017, 01:52
Forum: Chat
Topic: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)
Replies: 8
Views: 15494

Re: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)

Shiny paper is difficult. Turning the lights off and use another light source lower down is my suggestion. Or light through a window. Could a polarization filter, or possibly two filter sheets at 90 degrees with one in front of the light source, possibly provide a solution? For example: Polarizing ...
by yello
11 Dec 2017, 20:26
Forum: Chat
Topic: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)
Replies: 8
Views: 15494

Re: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)

@BruceG Well, Acrobat costs something like US$100 - per year! If I can do that DIY I try that first. So what did happen in the last few days: I got the Czur ET16 from China China models work only inside China (doh!) - don't buy in China! I could make it work with an older software version I have the...
by yello
01 Dec 2017, 20:49
Forum: Chat
Topic: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)
Replies: 8
Views: 15494

Re: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)

Well, I didn't come back for quite a while. My problem is still there. I have a new plan though. I bought a book scanner and wait for delivery (Czur ET16) Here is what I think I can do: • Scan and OCR the catalogs (ET16 uses Abbyy Finereader) • Save as readable PDF in a folder Here the ET16 ends... ...
by yello
04 May 2016, 22:37
Forum: Chat
Topic: Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)
Replies: 8
Views: 15494

Cataloging exhibition material - best way? (method/software)

Hope I can collect some ideas here. I often go to exhibition and collect tons of catalogs, leaflets etc. Which of course 6 month later you can't find in the meter high stack of paper. I like to make that searchable. How to scan them is clear. But what next? I have enough HDD storage. On top of the s...
by yello
08 Jan 2016, 03:34
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Garden LED and flicker
Replies: 1
Views: 5371

Garden LED and flicker

I wonder, I see many designs where people use that garden floodlight LED lamps. They are strong and cheap, but don't you get problems with flicker? When I take pictures of (cheap) 220V LED lamps with my digital cam or phone the images have strong stripes. I attached an image from a cheap LED filamen...
by yello
08 Jan 2016, 03:25
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Infrared LEDs for lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 9058

Re: Infrared LEDs for lighting

Additional, IR LED would be unsuitable for taking pictures of anything with 'colors'.