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 DonnaA
07 Nov 2010, 13:19
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project
Replies: 21
Views: 25714

Re: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project

Correction to my earlier post, "The index that maps a patient ID number to the patient name is kept in a spiral-bound notebook." A more accurate statement is that the indices that map a patient ID number to the patient name are kept in spiral-bound notebooks and also in composition books. The photo ...
by DonnaA
07 Nov 2010, 13:12
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project
Replies: 21
Views: 25714

Re: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project

Thanks for your observations, Daniel. These photos are not showing all of the copy books. There are many. I'm not even sure how many. My guess is approximately 200 copy books. By the way, I do have a few very clear, readable photos. The ones that I posted with patient data are blurry because I don't...
by DonnaA
07 Nov 2010, 02:39
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project
Replies: 21
Views: 25714

Re: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project

Example of patient record copy book.
by DonnaA
07 Nov 2010, 02:15
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project
Replies: 21
Views: 25714

Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project

Here's an overview of the Camejo Hospital Medical Records Project. Camejo Hospital is in Leogane, Haiti -- epicenter of the Jan2010 earthquake and the site of Hurricane Tomas landfall yesterday. Dr Joe and Dr Cam are a married Haitian couple who have been medical doctors in this region for over 20 y...
by DonnaA
05 Nov 2010, 14:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Ablenet Flip Page Turner
Replies: 1
Views: 2476

Ablenet Flip Page Turner

Ablenet has a product called Flip Page Turner. This might be of interest to the folks here who are working with automatic page-turn ideas: http://www.ablenetinc.com/press/images/products/1_20200.jpg http://www.ablenetinc.com/Store/tabid/205/Default.aspx?ItemCode=10020200 [Full disclosure: I also hav...
by DonnaA
05 Nov 2010, 13:27
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Samsung S860 -- text mode?
Replies: 3
Views: 2115

Samsung S860 -- text mode?

Hello, Has anyone here used the Samsung S860 camera to photograph book pages? One of the Instructables comments that I read said that this camera has a text mode that is useful. I will be trying out this camera to photograph handwritten (in blue or black ink) text on off-white paper. I just got the ...
by DonnaA
05 Nov 2010, 13:12
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 400872

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Hi, I'm DonnaA. I'm very happy to find this forum. I learned several useful DIY scanner ideas from Instructables, and now finding this website is like finding the mother lode of expertise in exactly the area that is of interest to me right now! I live in Colorado and I'm working on a book scanning p...