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 meelash
20 Jul 2018, 01:52
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs
Replies: 3
Views: 6786

Re: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs

Actually, actually, this might work for you: http://saleemabdulhamid.com/application/files/3915/3206/5886/scantailor-advanced-1.0.16-Darwin.dmg just copy the thing in the bin folder to your applications directory. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how to make it have the nice icon and everything as it's m...
by meelash
20 Jul 2018, 01:35
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs
Replies: 3
Views: 6786

Re: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs

Actually, I was just able to build scantailor advanced from here: https://github.com/4lex4/scantailor-advanced for mac, pretty simply. Just use MacPorts to install the dependencies then follow the building scantailor for linux instructions, here: https://github.com/4lex4/scantailor-libs-build. I thi...
by meelash
18 Jul 2018, 14:09
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs
Replies: 3
Views: 6786

Re: mac software - split vertic. A3 - erase thumbs

ScanTailor can do this, I believe. It has a step for split pages. ScanTailor advanced binary for mac OS is available somewhere.
by meelash
28 Jul 2017, 12:14
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Weird problem with pdfbeads
Replies: 0
Views: 2800

Weird problem with pdfbeads

I recently had to reinstall my system (OS X), and after reinstalling scantailor and pdfbeads, I'm getting an error at the end of processing with pdfbeads: Error: could not write to STDOUT If I pass a file name with the -o option, I get: Error: could not write to book.pdf Anyone have any ideas what t...
by meelash
20 Jul 2016, 19:16
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Feedback for improvement of my scans
Replies: 2
Views: 1962

Feedback for improvement of my scans

Hi, I've completed a self-made archivist book scanner (the wood one) and using Canon IXUS-160 cameras. I've completed scanning a couple of books with acceptable results, but I'm wondering if any of the members with experience in cameras and camera settings could look at some of my raw images and sug...