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 rduz
25 Mar 2018, 17:32
Forum: Software
Topic: Using pi-scan
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Using pi-scan

Konos93a, Yes, AC adapters that slide in the spot where the battery would normally go. I can't use OCR - the books I'm scanning are all handwritten. Originally, my plan was to use pi-scan, then post-process the images and most likely convert to pdf format. I'm not comfortable with the cameras crashi...
by rduz
25 Mar 2018, 13:55
Forum: Software
Topic: Using pi-scan
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Using pi-scan

Hi, Thanks again for trying to help me, I really appreciate the effort. how do you give power to your cameras? I use AC adapters so I don't have to be concerned with running out of battery. in what language do you read your books? English. upload some photo of your setup and some captured pages I wi...
by rduz
24 Mar 2018, 15:48
Forum: Software
Topic: Using pi-scan
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Using pi-scan

Can you clarify what your setup is, please? Do you run chdk on the cameras or not? If so, the SD cards in the cameras have to be locked or they won't boot as I understand. If the cards are locked, then where do the images go? How do you ensure the cameras have the same shutter speed and zoom and are...
by rduz
24 Mar 2018, 15:19
Forum: Software
Topic: Using pi-scan
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Using pi-scan

Will do, thanks for the info!
by rduz
23 Mar 2018, 23:06
Forum: Software
Topic: Using pi-scan
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Using pi-scan

Hi, I have very recently completed building a version of the hardware store book scanner (Great fun by the way) and am attempting to run pi-scan. I've got two working canon elph-160 cameras and a brand new raspberry pi 3. Pi-scan says version 1.5. Both cameras are 100A firmware, and the CHDK version...