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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
I'm building one of [http://diybookscanner.org/ these], with a few modifications that will hopefully simplify the design and make it portable.
 
I'm building one of [http://diybookscanner.org/ these], with a few modifications that will hopefully simplify the design and make it portable.
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Design sketch:
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* fabricate A/C adapters for the two cameras (or buy, if it proves not worth it)
 
* fabricate A/C adapters for the two cameras (or buy, if it proves not worth it)
 
* buy/borrow/steal two plates of plexiglass or acrylic
 
* buy/borrow/steal two plates of plexiglass or acrylic
* construct frame and rest and platen and operating arm and bike-brake triggers as per drawing (coming soon)
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* construct frame and rest and platen and operating arm and bike-brake triggers
  
  

Latest revision as of 17:24, 27 June 2010

Creator:
Nykodemus
Status:
Your Status
Born On:
00:55, 24 June 2010 (CDT)
Last Updated:
17:24, 27 June 2010 (CDT)

Overview

I'm building one of these, with a few modifications that will hopefully simplify the design and make it portable.

Design sketch:

DONE:

  • bought two 10MP cameras
  • bought one e-reader in eager anticipation of completely scanned bookshelf

TODO:

  • fabricate A/C adapters for the two cameras (or buy, if it proves not worth it)
  • buy/borrow/steal two plates of plexiglass or acrylic
  • construct frame and rest and platen and operating arm and bike-brake triggers