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 Konos93a
04 Sep 2019, 18:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 59
Views: 30648

Re: a small story for my scanner

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOT8Uo_rU-g&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] this is a failed experiment for autopage turner scanner. 1 it takes 2 or more page each time , 2 many times page get crumpled 3 is difficult to set the right position on the panels so the pages get more than once each ti...
by Konos93a
29 Jul 2019, 03:32
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: djvu 1bit vs 8bits
Replies: 6
Views: 1127

Re: djvu 1bit vs 8bits

can you write the filesize and the dimension ? personally i use djvusmall 0.4.4 so canon a3300 1 jpeg=3.25 mb a book with 581 pages has 1.86 gb after scan tailor advanced 581 pages 79 mb (filesize change depends the size of the book) 581 b&w tiff after djvusmall has a djvu with filesize 4437 kb afte...
by Konos93a
25 Apr 2019, 14:05
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 59
Views: 30648

Re: a small story for my scanner

a friend bought a camera sony a6300 miroless 24 mp https://i.imgur.com/4vKw7Al.jpg i connect via wifi with smartphone and had livevew and trigger camera here is the calibration https://i.imgur.com/HSyd4dT.jpg here is a book via liveview https://i.imgur.com/N5Sio8x.jpg here the photo i capture https:...
by Konos93a
17 Mar 2019, 13:45
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor Advanced
Replies: 99
Views: 45663

Re: Scan Tailor Advanced

here is my issue even if i can correct it with fast stone photoresizer a program i think that this should get added . personally every even page is 5% smaller than odd page

. use fast stone photoresizer before use scantailor advanced so pages have almost the same size contect
by Konos93a
17 Mar 2019, 10:37
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 1607

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

to be honest duerig with his post clarified for me what dpi is? anyway for more informations i think that link is good https://www.scantips.com/calc.html From an older post in threat a small story for my scanner " also you can find which is the best glass-lens distance with abbyfinereader. there is ...
by Konos93a
14 Mar 2019, 11:49
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 1607

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

ok you will be ok with your lights your camera gives you many options. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6GBtS-uPFo check this video you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR2TQOHEDYc i build that because i had light issue that i couldn't avoid for a4 books. for smaller books result is acceptable for me...
by Konos93a
13 Mar 2019, 18:25
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 1607

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

what camera will you use ? about light . when you capture photos you will realize that the higher is the light , the more outside it will get from the centre of the page . try to get so high that the light source reflection in the captured photos will get outside and something more from the content ...
by Konos93a
11 Mar 2019, 21:56
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 1607

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

put the light higher and maybe you need stronger one . try the glass- lens of cameras distance be one that when odd and even pages get cropped fit in the same size put a glass mirror in front of your glass and calibrate the camera so you can see from the centre the lens from the screen. zoom more th...
by Konos93a
10 Mar 2019, 12:09
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 59
Views: 30648

Re: a small story for my scanner

well i tried to make some changes on scanner but it dint work out . i was trying to put as nearest as it could the lens on a page with zoom so could increse the clarity. from suggested 550 dpi at 33 and 37 cm lens-camera distance and 6 number zoom scale ,could increse them to 620 at 55 and 58 cm len...
by Konos93a
14 Feb 2019, 13:57
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 59
Views: 30648

Re: a small story for my scanner

if firstly edit images with abbyfinereader dpi get increased but because it is scaling not neceserary the quality is increased .If someone check letters in zoom carefully in the same size will see same results . with a good camera calibration straighten text lines is not necessary . but curves of th...