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 scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:46
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

I have an example of what i'm saying but it is in spanish :P
by scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:44
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

Nevermind. Since I am an admin I have to do the forum creation. I created one test forum under hardware... but it's kinda dumb. I want it to be displayed on the forum main page as a subforum. It looks like the only way to do this is to make Hardware a "category" and then to make subforums under tha...
by scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:38
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

it seems that i can't create subsections...
by scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:25
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

i go for 2!, it's not going to take us so many time to move all pages...
by scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:19
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

cool, i have the powaaaa now!
by scann
14 Jan 2012, 17:01
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

daniel_reetz wrote:Some part of me wants to give special treatment to the new hackerspace scanner, but the current single-thread treatment is clearly not sustainable.
what if you make it a sticky?
by scann
11 Jan 2012, 20:28
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: More Megapixels than before
Replies: 5
Views: 3410

Re: More Megapixels than before

I have a similar question. My problem is that I'm working for a digitization project in a public university, and they have asked us to build five new scanners and to design the tender dossier, since we will need ten more cameras. I don't want them to buy DSLR because here those cameras are really ex...
by scann
11 Jan 2012, 20:15
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)
Replies: 60
Views: 178394

Re: Site Reorganization (HELP PLEASE)

revjoe wrote:On the other hand though, many of the discussions are about someone's complete build and we would need a place to discuss the issues as a whole.
yeah, the idea is to have a section like that, probably named "builds".
by scann
28 Nov 2011, 13:36
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Daniel Speaking At Open Hardware Summit 2011 - watch live.
Replies: 47
Views: 35681

Re: Daniel Speaking At Open Hardware Summit 2011 - watch liv

we have translated dan to spanish and subtitled the video... maybe it will help to spread the word into spanish communities :P http://blip.tv/derechoaleer/daniel-reetz-poner-un-diy-escaner-de-libros-en-cada-espacio-5753315 here is the srt file, maybe is useful for someone: http://www.4shared.com/doc...
by scann
10 Nov 2011, 20:23
Forum: Chat
Topic: Book Scanning - What You Can and Cannot Do
Replies: 8
Views: 160995

Re: Book Scanning - What You Can and Cannot Do

The United States probably has the strictest copyright laws in place Nop, that's not true. If you check here , it's a global report made by Consumers International where they list a number of questions to determine how good is the law from the point of view of consumers. EE.UU. is in the first plac...