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 tsttm
25 Feb 2013, 23:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: tsttm's build
Replies: 22
Views: 26217

Re: tsttm's build

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by tsttm
02 Jun 2012, 07:16
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Need to get rid of my scanner- Montreal
Replies: 0
Views: 3375

Need to get rid of my scanner- Montreal

hey guys, I need to move and unfortunately need to get rid of my scanner. Just wondering if anybody in the Montreal area may be interested in taking it. Really it's just the main's skeleton of the platen that I have remaining. I no longer have the cameras are LCD screens for the setup. Pics of the f...
by tsttm
27 Jan 2012, 18:28
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: merging pdfs from a one sided scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 3949

Re: merging pdfs from a one sided scanner

I seem to have answered my own question. After searching around, an option in nitro pdf where you can create PDF from scanner. there, there's an option to scan 'front and back' and that way it knows to scan a series of sheets, then you flip the pages over and then scan a second set of sheets. At the...
by tsttm
27 Jan 2012, 17:58
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: merging pdfs from a one sided scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 3949

merging pdfs from a one sided scanner

hey guys, just thought I'd see if anybody might have any suggestions. these days I've had little need to scan books so I moved away for my diy scanner. I have recently purchased a multifunction scanner (hp officejet 8500A) which has a feeder that only scans single-sided. it can create PDFs either as...
by tsttm
27 Jan 2012, 17:42
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: 2 (two) Canon PowerShot A590 IS for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2793

Re: 2 (two) Canon PowerShot A590 IS for sale

ps conditions are like new. Comes with all packaging, box, accessories. Depending on the offer I may be willing to include two 4 gig SD cards as well.
by tsttm
27 Jan 2012, 17:41
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: 2 (two) Canon PowerShot A590 IS for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2793

2 (two) Canon PowerShot A590 IS for sale

hey guys, sadly I've decided to part with my homemade scanner. I'll be moving soon and it is too much to take plus I haven't been scanning much lately. so if anybody's interested in my two Canon PowerShot A590 IS cameras, feel free to make a reasonable offer which I will consider. Shipping costs wil...
by tsttm
03 May 2010, 21:21
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Anyone know Nuance Paperport?
Replies: 3
Views: 4890

Anyone know Nuance Paperport?

Anyone heard of or are familiar with Nuance's Paperport? I've been accumulating a bunch of pdfs (from diy scans & in addition to others)..& I wonder about the value of having a document manager (like an itunes for pdfs). Apparently Paperport is popular & has many features..however is not free. So i'...
by tsttm
24 Apr 2010, 13:02
Forum: HELP
Topic: Noob questions about DPI, Scan Tailor and PDF creation
Replies: 28
Views: 21565

Re: Noob questions about DPI, Scan Tailor and PDF creation

Not sure where to post, so i thought i'd post in this 'noob' thread. i've been away from scanning for a while..partly because i found the post processing a little too tedious to my liking..mainly cause i couldn't get pagebuilder to work & i was doing each step manually (rotating, croppng etc..). I'm...