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 Adam32
05 Nov 2014, 18:55
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?
Replies: 26
Views: 13847

Re: Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?

Thanks for your reply but I have read that topic. I was really hoping to hear some benchmarks from other users and opinions on their own rigs.
by Adam32
05 Nov 2014, 04:36
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?
Replies: 26
Views: 13847

Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?

I have been using Scan Tailor for a few months, but it is pretty slow on my PC. At the moment I am running a Core2Duo overclocked to 4ghz with 8GB of Ram. I am now going to build a new PC and am willing to spend up to £1500 ($2400). Any idea what sort of build I should go for to attain maximum speed...
by Adam32
04 Nov 2014, 19:13
Forum: HELP
Topic: Humble Request?
Replies: 4
Views: 3591

Re: Humble Request?

If you want to send me the book I would be willing to do it for free. I am in the UK, where are you?

Adam
by Adam32
04 Nov 2014, 13:44
Forum: HELP
Topic: Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?
Replies: 0
Views: 2242

Fastest computer build for Scan Tailor?

I have been using Scan Tailor for a few months, but it is pretty slow on my PC. At the moment I am running a Core2Duo overclocked to 4ghz with 8GB of Ram. I am now going to build a new PC and am willing to spend up to £1500 ($2400). Any idea what sort of build I should go for to attain maximum speed...
by Adam32
04 Jul 2014, 14:27
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: how to straighten curved text?
Replies: 2
Views: 5200

Re: how to straighten curved text?

Yes I tried that but it does not seem as good as omnipage or abby
by Adam32
29 Jun 2014, 17:35
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: how to straighten curved text?
Replies: 2
Views: 5200

how to straighten curved text?

I have just started using Scan Tailor and really love the program. One thing I can't seem to do is correct curved / wavy text. Is there a way to do this in Scan Tailor? I am able to deskew which changes the actual orientation of the page but it does not fix text that is curved. In Abby fine reader I...
by Adam32
29 Jun 2014, 13:02
Forum: Software
Topic: software to automatically remove fingers?
Replies: 7
Views: 11763

Re: software to automatically remove fingers?

Thanks Duerig for your suggestion. I downloaded Scan Tailor today and it seems to be doing a very good job at recognizing the text and thus removing fingers. So am really happy with it. The only thing that I find does not work so well is the deskew and it does not sort out wavy text. For this I seem...
by Adam32
28 Jun 2014, 14:41
Forum: Software
Topic: software to automatically remove fingers?
Replies: 7
Views: 11763

software to automatically remove fingers?

I have just purchased a Fujitsu Scansanp SV600 scanner which is a nice piece of hardware and does a good job of scanning books. Despite this I am not very impressed with the post processing software. With the Fujitsu software It is quite a tedious job of having to go through each page of the book an...