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

what kind of light to use?

All about lighting. LED, CFL, Halogen, Other? Questions and info about lighting go here.
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what kind of light to use?

Post by jinjin12 » 04 Feb 2011, 01:58

i'm totally new to diy scanners and everything, what light bulb show i use to produce good lighting? anyone got links to ones that they recommend? amazon or ebay links?

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Re: what kind of light to use?

Post by Ryan_phx » 04 Feb 2011, 17:14

As long as you get enough light on the page, you can use just about any kind of light. Some people use the clamp-on halogens, others use high-power LEDs. There are a couple threads just on lighting, so I'd suggest that you read those first.

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