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 diybookscannermember
26 Sep 2013, 01:35
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book
Replies: 358
Views: 246030

Re: Methods To Sense The 3D Surface/Structure Of A Book

Did someone ask for a way to generate a point cloud? If any one has some skill in electronics and a desire to follow this a little further, I came across an article at a publication repository for the "Sensor Systems Laboratory" at the University of Washington which had the following article about u...
by diybookscannermember
03 Oct 2010, 13:56
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 18
Views: 13526

Re: FOR SALE: LCD Preview Displays for Book Scanners

Oops,

I think the link to the schematic I posted previously has died.
here is the link to the updated image:
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by diybookscannermember
03 Oct 2010, 13:53
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 18
Views: 13526

Re: FOR SALE: LCD Preview Displays for Book Scanners

Thanks for the clarifications. Yeah, I realize most people probably wont care to do the modifications that I have. I just thought it was fun to make these switches and that maybe some other people would be inspired to show what they have done with these monitors. My other inspiration was that all of...
by diybookscannermember
03 Oct 2010, 13:06
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 18
Views: 13526

Re: FOR SALE: LCD Preview Displays for Book Scanners

This post is to show how I modified the power cables (being sold as an option by univershal with these monitors) to give them on off switches and to protect them from short circuits. Quick note: The monitors were shipped to me quickly and they arrived in really good condition. I have not yet had a c...
by diybookscannermember
26 Sep 2010, 11:16
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 18
Views: 13526

Re: For Sale: LCD Preview Displays for Book Scanners

univershal: Thanks for responding. Embarrassingly I realized you had posted the price in your original message only after I had made my post asking about it. Unfortunately there was no way to edit my post after the fact. :oops: I still have a few more questions to ask before I can make a purchase. H...
by diybookscannermember
24 Sep 2010, 13:37
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 18
Views: 13526

Re: For Sale: LCD Preview Displays for Book Scanners

How much are you asking for these? Could you put them on ebay? Would you accept paypal? Is there a way to get expedited shipping or overnight shipping on these? How can we be sure this is not a scam? Thanks.
by diybookscannermember
23 Sep 2010, 19:54
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: super leightweight, super cheap, uncomplicated book scanner
Replies: 15
Views: 23060

Re: super leightweight, super cheap, uncomplicated book scan

unbelift, Thank you for posting such a simple design and build. I am a Linux user and I would like to use the scripts that you provided to try and duplicate the camera portion of this setup. I noticed that the scripts you wrote were fairly proprietary to your setup, and I was wondering if you could ...