Scanning books (was: Stuff Available Ft. Wayne IN

From: Bjørn Vermo <>
Date: Thu Nov 11 07:50:01 2004

On 11 Nov 2004 05:26:53 -0500, james <> wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 21:57, Fred Cisin wrote:
>> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, John Allain wrote:
>> > I have the paper manual here somewhere. It's bound (soft) so
>> > may be a pain to scan. It's about time for someone to make an
>> > "open book scanner", one with a wedge of glass that you can
>> > drop the book onto. I don't want this binding opened 180? flat.
> Xerox and others make photocopiers for this. The glass extends all the
> way to the side of the machine and you hang the book on the side. Maybe
> someone makes a scanner like this. Check with a very large library or
> university library.

HP makes a see-through scanner which can be put on top of whatever you
want to scan.
Convenient for items which are hard to scan with normal flatbed scanners,
and not too expensive.

Received on Thu Nov 11 2004 - 07:50:01 GMT

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