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

PageFlip page turner

Built a scanner? Started to build a scanner? Record your progress here. Doesn't need to be a whole scanner - triggers and other parts are fine. Commercial scanners are fine too.
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PageFlip page turner

Post by rob » 14 Feb 2010, 12:17

Another possibility? This one comes with a detailed video, showing a book in the page turner. Sadly, you have to preload the pages, and there are only 10 pages that can be preloaded.

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Re: PageFlip page turner

Post by myenhdl » 14 Feb 2010, 12:29

This reminds me of my tie-rack in the closet. You load in the ties, and you press a button to have it rotated...

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Re: PageFlip page turner

Post by pfarber » 14 Feb 2010, 13:45

If your book is less than 10 pages this should work fine... paperback/thick books probably not so much.

When I worked on an envelope press 99% of all paper handling was vacuum driven.

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