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 Konos93a
15 Jun 2020, 02:59
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 38686

Re: a small story for my scanner

just a way to read books in your bed or see movie on your tablet .(quarantine inspired ) .i think this arm of the light can also get used on Mohib scanner .
by Konos93a
04 Sep 2019, 18:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 38686

Re: a small story for my scanner

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOT8Uo_rU-g&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] this is a failed experiment for autopage turner scanner. 1 it takes 2 or more page each time , 2 many times page get crumpled 3 is difficult to set the right position on the panels so the pages get more than once each ti...
by Konos93a
29 Jul 2019, 03:32
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: djvu 1bit vs 8bits
Replies: 6
Views: 2218

Re: djvu 1bit vs 8bits

can you write the filesize and the dimension ? personally i use djvusmall 0.4.4 so canon a3300 1 jpeg=3.25 mb a book with 581 pages has 1.86 gb after scan tailor advanced 581 pages 79 mb (filesize change depends the size of the book) 581 b&w tiff after djvusmall has a djvu with filesize 4437 kb afte...
by Konos93a
25 Apr 2019, 14:05
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 38686

Re: a small story for my scanner

a friend bought a camera sony a6300 miroless 24 mp https://i.imgur.com/4vKw7Al.jpg i connect via wifi with smartphone and had livevew and trigger camera here is the calibration https://i.imgur.com/HSyd4dT.jpg here is a book via liveview https://i.imgur.com/N5Sio8x.jpg here the photo i capture https:...
by Konos93a
17 Mar 2019, 13:45
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor Advanced
Replies: 103
Views: 72174

Re: Scan Tailor Advanced

here is my issue even if i can correct it with fast stone photoresizer a program i think that this should get added . personally every even page is 5% smaller than odd page

. use fast stone photoresizer before use scantailor advanced so pages have almost the same size contect
by Konos93a
17 Mar 2019, 10:37
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 4164

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

to be honest duerig with his post clarified for me what dpi is? anyway for more informations i think that link is good https://www.scantips.com/calc.html From an older post in threat a small story for my scanner " also you can find which is the best glass-lens distance with abbyfinereader. there is ...
by Konos93a
14 Mar 2019, 11:49
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 4164

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

ok you will be ok with your lights your camera gives you many options. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6GBtS-uPFo check this video you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR2TQOHEDYc i build that because i had light issue that i couldn't avoid for a4 books. for smaller books result is acceptable for me...
by Konos93a
13 Mar 2019, 18:25
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 4164

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

what camera will you use ? about light . when you capture photos you will realize that the higher is the light , the more outside it will get from the centre of the page . try to get so high that the light source reflection in the captured photos will get outside and something more from the content ...
by Konos93a
11 Mar 2019, 21:56
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting
Replies: 18
Views: 4164

Re: Using SORAA Snap System Beam Spreader - Uneven Lighting

put the light higher and maybe you need stronger one . try the glass- lens of cameras distance be one that when odd and even pages get cropped fit in the same size put a glass mirror in front of your glass and calibrate the camera so you can see from the centre the lens from the screen. zoom more th...