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|ProjectTitle=Book Scanner
 
|ProjectTitle=Book Scanner
 
|ProjectImage=Image:DIYBookScanner.jpg|150px
 
|ProjectImage=Image:DIYBookScanner.jpg|150px
|ProjectStatus=Active
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|ProjectStatus=InActive
 
|StartDate=12/4/2012
 
|StartDate=12/4/2012
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|EndDate=10/20/2013
 
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|model=http://diybookscanner.org
 
|model=http://diybookscanner.org
 
|arrived=12/04/2012
 
|arrived=12/04/2012
|doesitwork=not yet
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|left=2015
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|doesitwork=Partially
 
|certification=yes
 
|certification=yes
 
|contact=[[User:DaveMenninger|DaveMenninger]]
 
|contact=[[User:DaveMenninger|DaveMenninger]]
|where=3D
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|where=1A
 
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= Current Status =
 
= Current Status =
  
The Book Scanner parts are painted and assembled.  Next step: install cameras and trigger mechanism.
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Scanner is ''functional''.
  
[[File:DIYBookScanner.jpg|500px]]
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* The Book Scanner parts are painted and assembled.
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* cameras are mounted
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** chdk firware is loaded
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* usb trigger is wired
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* dc power for cameras is wired
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= Next steps =
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* clean up all wiring
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** tidy atx psu wiring - possibly mount in a box or a panel
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** re-wire usb trigger, removing breadboard
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* permanently affix handle and trigger
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* find [[Floorplan|location]] for bookscanner to reside
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* acquire larger SD cards
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* disable flash on both cameras
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* label SD cards
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* touch up paint
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* add a hive13 sticker
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* add a QR code label pointing to this page ( see the equipment infobox right over there -> )
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* add video display - have RCA cables; need a small, cheap RCA video display ( http://www.diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1012 )
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= Longer Range Goals =
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* Automatable cameras using gphoto2?
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* Auto-trigger
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* Auto-page-turn
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= Operation =
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== Scan ==
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* Power on lights, cameras.
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* Place book in cradle.
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* Lower handle, raising the book to the platen.
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* Press trigger once to focus, again to snap photos.
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* Lower book.
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* Turn page.
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* Repeat.
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== Process images ==
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* Take SD cards from cameras.
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* Put images from even pages ( right-hand camera ) into a dir called EvenPages
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* Put images from odd pages ( left-hand camera ) into a dir called OddPages
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* Interleave/rename files using this script or one like it: https://gist.github.com/davemenninger/6022947
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* Use ScanTailor to clean up images ( http://scantailor.sourceforge.net/ or sudo apt-get install scantailor )
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* OCR files with this script or another tool of your choice: https://gist.github.com/davemenninger/6022994

Latest revision as of 15:51, 9 August 2016



Hive13 Project
Book Scanner
DIYBookScanner.jpg
Status: InActive
Start Date: 12/4/2012
End Date: 10/20/2013



No Longer Hive13 Equipment
List of All Documented Equipment


Owner/Loaner: DaveMenninger
Hive13 Asset Tag: None
Make/Model: http://diybookscanner.org (google)
Arrival Date: 12/04/2012
Does it work?: Partially
Certification Needed?: yes
Contact: DaveMenninger
Floorplan: 1A
DIYBookScanner.png





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Current Status

Scanner is functional.

  • The Book Scanner parts are painted and assembled.
  • cameras are mounted
    • chdk firware is loaded
  • usb trigger is wired
  • dc power for cameras is wired

Next steps

  • clean up all wiring
    • tidy atx psu wiring - possibly mount in a box or a panel
    • re-wire usb trigger, removing breadboard
  • permanently affix handle and trigger
  • find location for bookscanner to reside
  • acquire larger SD cards
  • disable flash on both cameras
  • label SD cards
  • touch up paint
  • add a hive13 sticker
  • add a QR code label pointing to this page ( see the equipment infobox right over there -> )
  • add video display - have RCA cables; need a small, cheap RCA video display ( http://www.diybookscanner.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1012 )

Longer Range Goals

  • Automatable cameras using gphoto2?
  • Auto-trigger
  • Auto-page-turn

Operation

Scan

  • Power on lights, cameras.
  • Place book in cradle.
  • Lower handle, raising the book to the platen.
  • Press trigger once to focus, again to snap photos.
  • Lower book.
  • Turn page.
  • Repeat.

Process images