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 sixtysix
31 Aug 2009, 08:08
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: height
Replies: 3
Views: 3370

Re: height

thanks for the replies-on the verge of completing this scanner which is getting bigger by the day-may need to move house to accommodate it-am also hoping to transport it in the back of my small car so measurements are important.
by sixtysix
30 Aug 2009, 16:17
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: height
Replies: 3
Views: 3370

height

what is the minimum height the camera can be from the book?
by sixtysix
01 Jul 2009, 12:28
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Help verify my design
Replies: 16
Views: 10523

Re: Help verify my design

thanks for the replies, I am attempting to scan a 19th century archive which is not in my possession. I will have access to the archive each evening and will need to carry the gear in and out hence my interest in the lightweight tripods. A further complication is that the pages of these books are no...
by sixtysix
30 Jun 2009, 13:04
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Help verify my design
Replies: 16
Views: 10523

Re: Help verify my design

complete newbie here so apologies if these questions have already been asked. is there any reason why you could not use two camera tripods as a camera mount? e.g http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.4758 if using two cameras do you need two switches? is this an example of a switch? http://www.d...