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 TS Zarathustra
21 Jun 2020, 13:03
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Huawei P20/P30/P40 (Pro)
Replies: 3
Views: 2054

Re: Huawei P20/P30/P40 (Pro)

I found comparison testing of vFlat. It looks pretty good. https://medium.com/vflat/why-you-should ... 72956bcc36
by TS Zarathustra
21 Jun 2020, 07:12
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Creating a Digital Library
Replies: 12
Views: 6274

Re: Creating a Digital Library

I have no problem with the physical existence of a book being destroyed by converting it into electronic copy. What worries me is storage, reliability, and accessibility of the electronic copy. Imagine a scenario where you've passed away and your great grandchildren (hopefully) are going through you...
by TS Zarathustra
07 Jun 2020, 05:13
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: My book shooter MK-V
Replies: 4
Views: 1792

Re: My book shooter MK-V

Nice. I see no hole in the bottom for light. How are you planning on lighting the pages you're scanning?
I built one out of cardboard and lit it using LED strips up the sides near the glass.
by TS Zarathustra
04 Jan 2020, 12:36
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanner in a Briefcase
Replies: 9
Views: 3606

Re: Scanner in a Briefcase

Interesting idea. I'll be watching this. If you can open the books 180 degrees, you could use one phone-camera, tower type, that "flips out" from the lid, and one flat piece of glass (platen), hinged at the back, to capture two pages at the same time. Under the glass, in the bottom of the briefcase,...
by TS Zarathustra
22 Dec 2019, 09:26
Forum: R&D and New Technologies
Topic: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 61538

Re: New Scanner Tech Watch Thread

This popped up on my facebook feed today. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/shine-ultra-next-gen-portable-powerful-scanner New scanner from CZUR. They have simplified it even more than their previous ones, while sticking with the same concept. Camera above, book below, flat on table. All correction...