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 ibr4him
15 Jul 2011, 10:54
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: ScanTailor for OSX is here
Replies: 60
Views: 64178

Re: ScanTailor for OSX is here

Erm...thanks Misty! :)
by ibr4him
15 Jul 2011, 04:20
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: ScanTailor for OSX is here
Replies: 60
Views: 64178

Re: ScanTailor for OSX is here

Can someone please share the OSX binary?

Many thanks
by ibr4him
27 Jun 2011, 20:34
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Mirror Lockup tip for DSLR users
Replies: 2
Views: 3255

Re: Mirror Lockup tip for DSLR users

jgreely wrote:You say "manually pressing the shutter button"; were your tests done with a cable release?

-j

I use a wireless remote shutter release.
by ibr4him
27 Jun 2011, 19:46
Forum: Chat
Topic: Ion Book Saver is out?
Replies: 4
Views: 10767

Re: Ion Book Saver is out?

Its a great idea actually, but I'd like to see the quality of the scanned images. Anyone bought it yet?
by ibr4him
27 Jun 2011, 19:40
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Mirror Lockup tip for DSLR users
Replies: 2
Views: 3255

Mirror Lockup tip for DSLR users

Here are two comparison images taken at slow shutter speeds with mirror lockup disabled (left) vs enabled (right). http://www.cameratechnica.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/mirror-lockup-test.jpg Mirror lock-up disabled (left) vs enabled (right). Canon 7D with 1/10 second shutter speed. At fast shutt...
by ibr4him
19 Jun 2011, 02:29
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Defuse the light
Replies: 8
Views: 14805

Re: Defuse the light

Turtle wrote: 2) The image sharpness is reduced. ..
lights.jpg
Not really, see this for example.

I'm using diffuser in my scanner and its working great.

P.S. Sorry to bring up the old thread, but I wanted to let everyone know that using diffusers is a great idea actually.
by ibr4him
18 Jun 2011, 10:54
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Theres no "Crop" only
Replies: 1
Views: 8020

Theres no "Crop" only

Hi, I just tried my first book with BSW, its not as difficult as it seems :) .. but I'm confused about the 'crop' part. The documentation states that we should fix the perspective first and then crop, and I see in the screenshots something like this: Perspective = .... Crop = .... But I don't see "C...
by ibr4him
14 Jun 2011, 23:50
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Platen Positions
Replies: 1
Views: 1667

Platen Positions

Hi,

I'll be gluing the platen, so which of these is better to do:

Image

Many thanks
by ibr4him
11 Jun 2011, 07:37
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Instructions / Documentation for BSW
Replies: 10
Views: 22329

Re: Instructions / Documentation for BSW

Was the tutorial video ever made? ;D
by ibr4him
10 Jun 2011, 19:26
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Bindery
Replies: 72
Views: 54702

Re: Bindery

Was anyone able to create windows and/or mac binaries? Please share with us.

Many Thanks!