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 LA2
28 Jun 2012, 11:06
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning
Replies: 17
Views: 39406

Re: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning

To this thread, I can report that the Canon ImageFormula DR-M160 is a good buy. Compared to the Canon DR-2080C and DR-2050C that I have used earlier, this one is about twice as expensive (around $1100), but a lot faster, scanning 60 sheets (120 pages, front and back) per minute. That is a speed rang...
by LA2
02 Feb 2012, 09:17
Forum: Lighting
Topic: Ionaudio Booksaver?
Replies: 100
Views: 166520

Re: Ionaudio Booksaver?

In January 2012, ION Audio did present another product, the iPICS 2 GO , a negative/film scanner which seems to be merely a plastic box with LED lights, where you put your iPhone on top, and use its camera and screen for user interface. This made me think: Can we design a booksaver without the camer...
by LA2
01 Feb 2012, 18:50
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Self-Adjusting Spine Support
Replies: 103
Views: 83272

Re: Self-Adjusting Spine Support

ateeq85 wrote:also here is a link of a video to the atiz diy build explaining how their platten and cradle work when a book goes off center
Here's a glimpse of how the Internet Archive's "Scribe" does the same thing, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUbeWM4Kxmg