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

Canon Powershot A490 10 MP available for $50 on Amazon today

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Canon Powershot A490 10 MP available for $50 on Amazon today

Post by openbuddha » 03 Jun 2011, 17:19

Amazon.com's "Gold Box" deal today is the Canon Powershot A490 10 MP for $50.

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-PowerShot-A ... 0032JRRXO/

I figured that this may be of interest to some people for their bookscanners.

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Post by daniel_reetz » 03 Jun 2011, 17:21

Awesome, thanks Al.

I checked this one out and it does not have CHDK support and it does not look like CHDK support will be coming soon, meaning that it will be a tough camera to trigger electronically. That said, for anyone planning to actually press the button on the camera to take the pictures, THIS IS A STEAL.

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