DIY scanning

Not everybody has google’s resources, but some of us have libraries of dead tree that we want to load onto our laptops or readers or iphones or whatever. Enter the DIY scanner:

So over three days, and for about $300, he lashed together two lights, two Canon Powershot A590 cameras, a few pieces of acrylic and some chunks of wood to create a book scanner that’s fast enough to scan a 400-page book in about 20 minutes.

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