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 AMT
30 Sep 2018, 16:49
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Kayton Cameras?
Replies: 3
Views: 2877

Re: Kayton Cameras?

They’re not to bad! And compatible with software from oasis. I could not hold the camera or book steady with my hands.. but good quality? What do you think?
by AMT
26 Sep 2018, 17:54
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Kayton Cameras?
Replies: 3
Views: 2877

Re: Kayton Cameras?

Well Billgill, there is freeware software used for scientific purposes just for USB cameras. I figure it’ll accomplish the task at hand. http://www.oasisscientific.com/downloads.html But once I get the camera, like you said, I need to see if it’s compatible with the hardware. I’ll post the results s...
by AMT
23 Sep 2018, 20:55
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Hello
Replies: 0
Views: 34052

Hello

My name is AMT, and I stumbled across your site in attempts to build my own scanner. The result will be for research purposes and writing books. Perhaps scanning expensive books I can’t own? I believe in free information for the advancement of mankind :) and the preservation of historical literature...
by AMT
23 Sep 2018, 20:41
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Kayton Cameras?
Replies: 3
Views: 2877

Kayton Cameras?

Does anybody know if this would work?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/38mmx38 ... 05232.html

Having 2 of these mounted to the platen?