It is currently 30 Nov 2015, 05:45

  • Forum
    Last post
  • Start Here
    If you are new to DIY Book Scanning, start here.
    1 Topics
    1 Posts
    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.
    9 Topics
    133 Posts
    Last post by russca View the latest post
    16 Oct 2015, 23:59
  • 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.
    494 Topics
    6222 Posts
    Last post by austintilly View the latest post
    Yesterday, 18:39
  • Cameras and Electronics
    Everything camera related. Includes triggers, batteries, power supplies, flatbeds and sheet-feeding scanners, too.
    311 Topics
    2292 Posts
    Last post by dnwst View the latest post
    12 Nov 2015, 08:21
  • Lighting
    All about lighting. LED, CFL, Halogen, Other? Questions and info about lighting go here.
    46 Topics
    489 Posts
    Last post by dpc View the latest post
    29 Oct 2015, 16:18
  • 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.
    70 Topics
    861 Posts
    Last post by aku View the latest post
    10 Nov 2015, 13:08
  • "Destructive" Scanning
    Book scanning methods that involve taking books apart.
    7 Topics
    75 Posts
    Last post by qv_ View the latest post
    27 Sep 2015, 15:12
  • eBook Readers
    Anything about eReaders. If you want really deep discussion, though, go to
    11 Topics
    62 Posts
    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.
    43 Topics
    348 Posts
    Last post by cday View the latest post
    22 Sep 2015, 17:11
  • Programs, Software releases, and more.
    General discussion about software packages and releases, new software you've found, and threads by programmers and script writers.
    134 Topics
    1226 Posts
    Last post by dinghy321 View the latest post
    Yesterday, 22:44
  • Scan Tailor
    Scan Tailor specific announcements, releases, workflows, tips, etc. NO FEATURE REQUESTS IN THIS FORUM, please.
    213 Topics
    2487 Posts
    Last post by Tulon View the latest post
    Yesterday, 11:40
  • Book Scan Wizard
    Discussion about Steve DeVore's Book Scan Wizard, a power-user package to automate scan processing.
    31 Topics
    356 Posts
    Last post by steve1066d View the latest post
    13 May 2015, 08:01
  • LiveCD project
    We're working on a complete book scanning operating system, with all Free software. Discuss and help out here!
    7 Topics
    46 Posts
    Last post by ycpdan View the latest post
    03 Nov 2015, 13:12
  • 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.
    90 Topics
    597 Posts
    Last post by BruceG View the latest post
    20 Nov 2015, 02:26
  • OCR/Optical Character Recognition
    Convert page images into searchable text. Talk about software, techniques, and new developments here.
    65 Topics
    462 Posts
    Last post by cday View the latest post
    28 Oct 2015, 04:58
  • Spreads and SpreadPi
    Johannes Baiter's Spreads and SpreadPi are the latest control systems and postprocessors for DIY scanning.
    29 Topics
    212 Posts
    Last post by peterZ View the latest post
    07 Nov 2015, 23:00
  • Forum
    Last post
  • Hardware

    Discussions, questions, comments, ideas, and your projects having to do with DIY Book Scanner hardware. Discussions about other book scanners are okay!
    522 Topics
    0 Posts
    No posts
  • 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.
    287 Topics
    801 Posts
    Last post by RichardT View the latest post
    21 Jul 2015, 01:13
  • Scan Tailor
    All discussions about Scan Tailor: development, issues, help.
    134 Topics
    0 Posts
    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
    15 Topics
    0 Posts
    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.
    39 Topics
    0 Posts
    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.
    139 Topics
    0 Posts
    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.
    52 Topics
    0 Posts
    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.
    30 Topics
    0 Posts
    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.
    1 Topics
    0 Posts
    Last post by Anonymous2 View the latest post
    23 Nov 2011, 04:07

Login  •  Register

Who is online

In total there are 6 users online :: 4 registered, 0 hidden and 2 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
Most users ever online was 103 on 28 Oct 2012, 00:54

Registered users: Baidu [Spider], Bing [Bot], Exabot [Bot], Yahoo [Bot]
Legend: Administrators, Global moderators


Total posts 19250 • Total topics 3156 • Total members 2136 • Our newest member JKP