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 jesu_krist
20 Sep 2017, 22:00
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)
Replies: 5
Views: 563

Re: Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)

I'm going to answer each specific point: 1) This is my first serious attempt at a reliable and heavy duty scanner, so I just ordered the cube online, it was made by a shop specialized in plastic materials; the cost of the assembly in itself was very limited, and I had no shipping costs (the shop was...
by jesu_krist
20 Sep 2017, 09:48
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)
Replies: 5
Views: 563

Re: Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)

This is an update on the scanning rig: https://image.ibb.co/cGcaYk/foto_scanner_003.png https://image.ibb.co/fvdFYk/foto_scanner_004.png The base is just a cheap white shelf (60 cm x 40 cm); the cube is held in position (at a 45° angle) with four plastic shelf brackets; the rest is cable management...
by jesu_krist
14 Sep 2017, 15:20
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Voice Control
Replies: 5
Views: 2273

Re: Voice Control

In my case, with a one word command and using the internal mic of my laptop, the delay is under 2 seconds; but with a little bit of practice and for such a repetitive task I'm able to voice the command as I'm still turning the pages (or positioning the book), so that in the end there is almost no la...
by jesu_krist
12 Sep 2017, 09:21
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Voice Control
Replies: 5
Views: 2273

Re: Voice Control

In the broader context of voice controlling the camera(s) during acquisition, I've found this simple solution: this is my scanning rig ( https://forum.diybookscanner.org/viewtopic.php?p=20885#p20885 ), I use the TwoCamControl AutoHotKey script to trigger the camera(s), which in turn is activated wit...
by jesu_krist
11 Sep 2017, 13:57
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)
Replies: 5
Views: 563

Two cameras in a cube of plexiglass (inverted design, ≈ 1000 pp/h)

Dear Users, I've been following the feats of the "DIY Book Scanner" community for years, and now -- as a new user -- I'm glad to be in a position to share my simple but efficient scanning rig with you. I admire the fantastic work that is showcased in this forum, but I don't have access to the tools ...