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

A /DIY Kit build

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Zefnerd
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A /DIY Kit build

Post by Zefnerd » 08 Jun 2012, 12:20

Hello, I am a new member here. I just wanted to share a build of a DIY Book Scanner for Every Hackerspace /DIY kit.

The package arrived:
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Lots to do:
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-Tom

thrillscience
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by thrillscience » 09 Jun 2012, 13:52

I'm going to try to "rough" mine together tomorrow to see how everything fits together. I'll have a camera set up so I can share what I did. (Then I plan to mark all the sides that need to be black, take it apart, paint the black sides and stain the other sides...)

maddoc600
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by maddoc600 » 16 Jun 2012, 02:45

Hello!
May I ask you the weight of the package?

Is it possible to get one in Italy (Europe)?

thanks!

migdur
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by migdur » 07 Jul 2012, 11:16

Hi,

I am also very interested in getting one. I live in Belgium. Is there any update on distributing the kits in Europe ?
Thanks.

markvdb
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by markvdb » 07 Jul 2012, 18:39

Hi Migdur,
migdur wrote:Hi,

I am also very interested in getting one. I live in Belgium. Is there any update on distributing the kits in Europe ?
Thanks.
I live in Belgium. I've built a kit and will be selling full DIY kits in the EU starting by the end of next week. Stay tuned.
Pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/1032615874 ... ookScanner
What Dan Reetz had to say about the quality of the parts: http://diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtop ... 600#p14426

In the mean time, feel free to contact me by email if you want to come and have a live look at my setup (Leuven).
Mark
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by Heelgrasper » 22 Jul 2012, 19:53

markvdb wrote:Hi Migdur,
I live in Belgium. I've built a kit and will be selling full DIY kits in the EU starting by the end of next week. Stay tuned.
Pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/1032615874 ... ookScanner
What Dan Reetz had to say about the quality of the parts: http://diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtop ... 600#p14426

In the mean time, feel free to contact me by email if you want to come and have a live look at my setup (Leuven).
Any news on that?
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Re: A /DIY Kit build

Post by markvdb » 31 Aug 2012, 14:46

Hello Heelgrasper,
Heelgrasper wrote:
markvdb wrote:Hi Migdur,
I live in Belgium. I've built a kit and will be selling full DIY kits in the EU starting by the end of next week. Stay tuned.
Pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/1032615874 ... ookScanner
What Dan Reetz had to say about the quality of the parts: http://diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtop ... 600#p14426

In the mean time, feel free to contact me by email if you want to come and have a live look at my setup (Leuven).
Any news on that?
Sorry for the late reply. Yes. A very basic version of http://diybookscanner.eu is now live. We have two options:
* base kit for 499€ (all mechanical parts, wood prepainted matte black)
* full kit for 799€ (base kit PLUS 2 preconfigured Canon cameras and everything needed for triggering them except a PC running Ubuntu or Debian)

Mark

P.S. A redesign for http://diybookscanner.eu is coming soon. What's there is just "let's get this ready asap because of demand".
Mark
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