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  • Start Here
    If you are new to DIY Book Scanning, start here.
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    Last post by rob View the latest post
    17 Jan 2012, 13:11
  • Tutorials/How-To's
    Share your process here - how to build something, scan something, or use something.
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    Last post by Librum View the latest post
    17 Sep 2013, 10:57
  • Scanners and Build Threads
    Built a scanner? Started to build a scanner? Record your progress here. Doesn't need to be a whole scanner - triggers and other parts are fine. Commercial scanners are fine too.
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    Last post by tilen View the latest post
    05 Mar 2015, 02:57
  • Cameras and Electronics
    Everything camera related. Includes triggers, batteries, power supplies, flatbeds and sheet-feeding scanners, too.
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    16 Feb 2015, 20:06
  • Lighting
    All about lighting. LED, CFL, Halogen, Other? Questions and info about lighting go here.
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    Last post by powercircuits View the latest post
    21 Feb 2015, 01:00
  • R&D and New Technologies
    DIY Book Scanner Skunk Works. Share your crazy ideas and novel approaches. Home of the "3D structure of a book" thread.
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    840 Posts
    Last post by murgen View the latest post
    31 Dec 2014, 04:54
  • "Destructive" Scanning
    Book scanning methods that involve taking books apart.
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    Last post by rkomar View the latest post
    04 Dec 2014, 18:20
  • eBook Readers
    Anything about eReaders. If you want really deep discussion, though, go to
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    Last post by daniel_reetz View the latest post
    12 Feb 2014, 23:00
  • Tutorials/How-To's
    Share your software workflow. Write up your tips and tricks on how to scan, digitize, OCR, and bind ebooks.
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    341 Posts
    Last post by victoriaaustralia View the latest post
    04 Mar 2015, 00:14
  • Programs, Software releases, and more.
    General discussion about software packages and releases, new software you've found, and threads by programmers and script writers.
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    Last post by victoriaaustralia View the latest post
    04 Mar 2015, 00:07
  • Scan Tailor
    Scan Tailor specific announcements, releases, workflows, tips, etc. NO FEATURE REQUESTS IN THIS FORUM, please.
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    Last post by dtic View the latest post
    25 Jan 2015, 19:40
  • Book Scan Wizard
    Discussion about Steve DeVore's Book Scan Wizard, a power-user package to automate scan processing.
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    351 Posts
    Last post by steve1066d View the latest post
    27 Jan 2015, 00:12
  • LiveCD project
    We're working on a complete book scanning operating system, with all Free software. Discuss and help out here!
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    Last post by boelle View the latest post
    13 Feb 2013, 11:01
  • HELP
    Don't know where to start, or stuck on a certain problem? Drop by and tell us about it. Feel like helping others? Start here.
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  • OCR/Optical Character Recognition
    Convert page images into searchable text. Talk about software, techniques, and new developments here.
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    Last post by BruceG View the latest post
    20 Feb 2015, 02:11
  • Spreads and SpreadPi
    Johannes Baiter's Spreads and SpreadPi are the latest control systems and postprocessors for DIY scanning.
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    Last post by boredland View the latest post
    03 Mar 2015, 21:33
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  • Hardware

    Discussions, questions, comments, ideas, and your projects having to do with DIY Book Scanner hardware. Discussions about other book scanners are okay!
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  • Software
    Discussions, questions, comments, ideas, and your projects having to do with DIY Book Scanner software. This includes the Stereo Data Maker software for the cameras, post-processing software, utilities, OCR packages, and so on.
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    Last post by barth View the latest post
    14 Dec 2014, 21:57
  • Scan Tailor
    All discussions about Scan Tailor: development, issues, help.
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    Last post by feliks View the latest post
    13 Jan 2012, 21:19
  • Book Scan Wizard
    All discussions about Book Scan Wizard: development, issues, help
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    Last post by Cam View the latest post
    15 Oct 2011, 19:52
  • Book Projects
    Show off your work! If your project is hardware or software, please post to those forums instead.
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    Last post by darrinjk View the latest post
    15 Nov 2011, 02:53
  • Social
    General discussion. No flaming. No warnings. Your benevolent dictator rules with an iron fist.
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    Last post by The Sardonic Sardine View the latest post
    13 Jan 2012, 00:59
  • Agora
    Buying and selling stuff having to do with books and book scanners, and reviews of books and book scanner stuff. The administrators of this website hold themselves harmless for any post or consequences of said post here, as well as on any other section of this website. So you're on your own.
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    Last post by vagabond View the latest post
    07 Jan 2012, 17:19
  • Tech Support
    For help specifically with these forums. Help requests for hardware, software, etc. should go in those forums instead.
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    Last post by scann View the latest post
    14 Jan 2012, 18:35
  • Book Scanning LiveCD/USB Project
    A Free operating system for book scanning.
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    Last post by Anonymous2 View the latest post
    23 Nov 2011, 04:07

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