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
22 Jun 2017, 10:45
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: usb remote with HTC USB Splitter
Replies: 22
Views: 11128

Re: usb remote with HTC USB Splitter

the problem is that A/V cable cant trigger the camera. and if i use them to see where the the camera point and then use usb-b the camera will move a little bit .so the camera wont point in the middle of the page.and my scanner has asymmetry , so book ,as i change pages and with the up and downs move...
by Konos93a
22 Jun 2017, 09:40
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: usb remote with HTC USB Splitter
Replies: 22
Views: 11128

usb remote with HTC USB Splitter

hello i build a diybookscanner and use it with raspberry pi running piscan controlling two canon A3300 but stuck after 200 pages . it subwork with these cameras and in the best conditions i scan almost 900 pages per hour . before some days build a usb remote and it works . it is stable and 1250 page...
by Konos93a
20 Jun 2017, 18:18
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 41679

Re: a small story for my scanner

---notes


format sd card fat 32 ,copy paste a3300 -c version
After the CHDK logo briefly displays, start CHDK by using the <ALT> key sequence for your camera.
Enter the CHDK menu, and select Miscellaneous stuff -'> SD Card' -> Make Card Bootable
by Konos93a
27 May 2017, 09:43
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: diy zinescanner arnhem
Replies: 7
Views: 3502

Re: diy zinescanner arnhem

hello sir ,you have done great work. you could put the screen and the raspberry on the top of Π in front of your face so you could watch the reviews . when you have free time upload some captured pages and the design of your project. what problems do you think you have to face with while you scanning?
by Konos93a
18 May 2017, 23:47
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: a small story for my scanner
Replies: 61
Views: 41679

Re: a small story for my scanner

for set zoom with autostart from user waterwingz of chdk forum it needs chdk on cameras on lock for more informations https://chdk.setepontos.com/index.php?topic=13135.msg132830;topicseen#new open up notepad copy paste that an save that scripti in the name something.lua then run it as script --[[ @t...
by Konos93a
16 May 2017, 18:09
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Original ~600pg/hr, very portable scanner now achieving ~900pg-1100pg/hr
Replies: 100
Views: 92152

Re: Original ~600pg/hr, very portable scanner now achieving ~900pg-1100pg/hr

https://github.com/Tulon/scantailor/releases i thought preprocess resized images with your script the results was better than image scaling with scantailor. sorry i never mention scantailor experimental anyway sometimes we have to make many mistakes to solve an issue and more of them till we find so...
by Konos93a
16 May 2017, 10:35
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: I built a new scanner
Replies: 14
Views: 6587

Re: I built a new scanner

hi BillGill i thought that the mirror is used to watch the lcd screen from the camera . you are trying to see if the page was out of the centre of the screen right? sorry for my question the english are not my native language. i was guessing that mirror located in a place that it reflects on the pla...
by Konos93a
16 May 2017, 08:38
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: I built a new scanner
Replies: 14
Views: 6587

Re: I built a new scanner

i send an email on sparkfun for the HTC ExtUSB 11 Pin USB Connector with Breakout . they told me that there is no more this type of connector in the market so they could not produce more. The connectors are still available though. This may work if you're steady with a soldering iron. well i send an...
by Konos93a
14 May 2017, 07:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: I built a new scanner
Replies: 14
Views: 6587

Re: I built a new scanner

i send an email on sparkfun for the HTC ExtUSB 11 Pin USB Connector with Breakout .
they told me that there is no more this type of connector in the market so they could not produce more.