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

Wish List for Scanning Camera

Everything camera related. Includes triggers, batteries, power supplies, flatbeds and sheet-feeding scanners, too.
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jck57
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Wish List for Scanning Camera

Post by jck57 » 16 Aug 2012, 21:37

Which features should the ideal text scanning camera have? Which features are unnecessary?

To start I will offer:

1. Manual focus
2. Jack for remote shutter switch
3. 12 megapixel
4. Capacity for tethered operation and instant transfer to computer


Not necessary:

1. SLR mirror
2. Automatic features for other than text capture uses
3. Movie recording

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Gerard
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Location: Berlin (Germany)

Re: Wish List for Scanning Camera

Post by Gerard » 17 Aug 2012, 05:39

power jack
standbye turn off setting
black case
no af light/laser
good optics (corners)

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