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
10 Jan 2011, 13:03
Forum: HELP
Topic: Video the best workflow ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2534

Re: Video the best workflow ?

+1
by ibr4him
08 Jan 2011, 23:33
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Ionaudio Booksaver?
Replies: 100
Views: 155318

Ion Book Saver

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.engadget.com/media/2011/01/11x0108n3hf7m.jpg The Book Saver promises one-second color scans of both pages of a book and comes with OCR software and the ability to export to PDF or JPEG formats. Plans aren't quite finalized and the unit before us wasn't functional, but a 2...
by ibr4him
06 Jan 2011, 10:00
Forum: Software
Topic: Scan Tailor, Book Wizard, Check-er' Board
Replies: 4
Views: 2951

Re: Scan Tailor, Book Wizard, Check-er' Board

Whats "Check-er' Board" ? (sorry, I'm visiting the forum after a week or so)
by ibr4him
30 Dec 2010, 23:41
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: UI Improvements
Replies: 6
Views: 5169

Re: UI Improvements

I don't understand the "snap to" request in content selection. My own goals in content selection are to add both an "apply to" option to propagate a selection to other pages, and the ability to drag a selection box as a whole rather being limited to dragging edges or corners. But maybe if I underst...
by ibr4him
29 Dec 2010, 00:50
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: First build with automatic dewarping
Replies: 131
Views: 92164

Re: First build with automatic dewarping

Re-he-heally awesome! :)

Will just wait for someone to build a Mac version.

Thanks a ton, Tulon.
by ibr4him
23 Dec 2010, 01:41
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Daniel's 5th Generation DIY Book Scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 40004

Re: Daniel's 5th Generation DIY Book Scanner

dear daniel, somewhere in this topic you mentioned posting plans for this build and i was wondering if you were considering doing so anytime soon, or, if not full plans, at least more information about some of its parts. i can't figure out the platen-raising system from the various photos available...
by ibr4him
20 Dec 2010, 01:44
Forum: HELP
Topic: Blank Pages
Replies: 4
Views: 2954

Blank Pages

Hi,

How do you deal with blank pages? If I leave them out while capturing images, its a nightmare sorting page numbers. And If I keep them, I have to manually replace them with solid colored background.

What do you do?

Thanks
by ibr4him
19 Dec 2010, 23:33
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: DSLR like cameras
Replies: 21
Views: 20996

Re: DSLR like cameras

Unfortunately, G11 (G12 and all newer PowerShots) are not supported anymore. See: https://www.didp.canon-europa.com/devel ... endocument
by ibr4him
19 Dec 2010, 15:01
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Collapsible scanner made with waterjet technology.
Replies: 29
Views: 19866

Re: Collapsible scanner made with waterjet technology.

daniel_reetz wrote:Bah, yeah, I do. Unfortunately I am so swamped trying to get the current one done that I don't have a lot of time for it... maybe I'll take a stab at it tonight before I go to bed.
Bumpty bump :)
by ibr4him
18 Dec 2010, 23:40
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: DSLR like cameras
Replies: 21
Views: 20996

Re: DSLR like cameras

I made the mistake of buying a "DSLR-Like" camera (Canon G12), while the picture quality is indeed DSLR-Like but thats not everything. DSLRs are more convenient for this purpose (book scanning), you don't need to remove the base plate for changing batteries or downloading pics, but more importantly,...