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 Gothiczartan84
14 Apr 2013, 19:00
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Single-camera scanner design with pix
Replies: 25
Views: 35383

Re: Single-camera scanner design with pix

I've been thinking about doing this version of book scanner. do you have some sample of pics you took/scan you like to share?
by Gothiczartan84
14 Apr 2013, 03:24
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanner for those with little room?
Replies: 4
Views: 9869

Re: Scanner for those with little room?

Greetings to face-down-scanning adepts :) What you need now is to make the 90 degrees V cradle rotating around the middle of the page, so both pages may be digitized with one lift of the book. http://scanpix.plavmayak.spb.ru/scan.gif Second thing - make your scanner easily (dis-)assembled. I live i...
by Gothiczartan84
13 Apr 2013, 22:47
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 75630

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

I've been thinking about having a book scanner like Dan created. when and how will we know the store will open? I never own or use a DIY book scanner before. i hope it will come with the Manuel that we can understand how to build a scanner and shows how to install the cameras. I have large books tha...
by Gothiczartan84
11 Apr 2013, 03:03
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit
Replies: 399
Views: 350899

Re: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit

will there be another model of DIY book scanner that you can scan a page one at a time? I'm thinking about a very simple book scanner just scan one page at a time. Are there any one who don't know how to build a book scanner or didn't have much experience? I never build a book scanner before. PM me.
by Gothiczartan84
11 Apr 2013, 01:33
Forum: HELP
Topic: How to installed glass and cameras on DIY scanner?
Replies: 1
Views: 1840

How to installed glass and cameras on DIY scanner?

when you get the kit how we installed two cameras and glass?
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 19:01
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: DSLR like cameras
Replies: 21
Views: 19569

Re: DSLR like cameras

I need to figure out how to get them installed on a DIY book scanner and how to get them to work by one click to take pictures of a every page with two cameras at the same time.
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 18:59
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Webpage ideas about DIY Bookscanners?
Replies: 0
Views: 5705

Webpage ideas about DIY Bookscanners?

how about a facebook page about DIY Bookscanners? anyone have a FB pages you wanted to create to get in touch with each other and talk about ideas on scanning pages from book with a book scanner?
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 18:57
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!
Replies: 5
Views: 7189

Re: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!

If I wanted to get the kit. I need to learn on how to get the glass and two cameras installed after the DIY book scanner has been built. does the kit come with a piece that is for placing a glass surface and how does it work? about installing two cameras. how to get them to work like have them take ...
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 13:53
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: looking for people who are into book scanners in my area
Replies: 0
Views: 1609

looking for people who are into book scanners in my area

I'm looking for people in my area who are into book scanners. I'm planning to mention some of the people in my local area that i know. I live in Fairfax Va and hope to find some people how has experience on book scanners
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 12:57
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 75630

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

daniel_reetz wrote:Hi, the kits do not come with cameras. I'm currently suggesting the A2200IS or A810.
how to get the cameras installed on book scanner and how to get them to work?