Luis Felipe RM
unixjazz at gmail.com
Wed May 15 20:39:41 UTC 2013
Me too, I will be involved with other maker faire activities until then.
I really like the idea of working on the scanner, but I think we should
refrain from taking it to maker faire for a few reasons:
1. it is not a noisebridge project (yet)
2. we haven't advanced the project in any way (yet!)
4. ace monster toys always take the same scanner to Maker Faire.
I do not want to be a negative voice in the group in anyway, I just
think it would be more adequate for Dany to show his project (linear
book scanner) this year instead :-)
- Luis Felipe.
On 05/15/2013 01:31 PM, John Shutt wrote:
> I'm available pretty much any time next week, as well.
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:23 AM, newmy51 at gmail.com <newmy51 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> DA Listers,
>> I'm beginning to doubt we'll have a fully functional scanner by Maker
>> Faire. My own schedule is bonkers enough for the rest of the week, plus
>> there's the wait time on the shipping for things like cameras whose
>> specific make and model has not yet been 100% decided upon (though I am
>> being gifted a Canon SD1300IS this afternoon). That said, there is more
>> work to be done, brainstorms to be continued, etc. I propose another
>> meeting for next week. Reply with your availability. Mine's more or less
>> wide open.
>> On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 3:47 PM, miloh <miloh at froggytoad.net> wrote:
>>> oops more responses threaded in,
>>>> A message went out recently (via Miloh) about Maker Faire, which will
>>> be a
>>>> great opportunity to showcase this machine provided we can get it some
>>>> degree of up and running by that time. I'm awaiting word back about
>>>> possible out of town work obligations for around the same time as the
>>>> (May 18th & 19th). My attendance notwithstanding, think about signing
>>>> for a day or more of representing the Digital Archivists Group and its
>>>> debut project. I'm told it's most definitely an event worth attending,
>>>> any capacity.
>>> I will get tickets out to anyone in the DA-list who wants to sign up
>>> for any available slots for 2x 2hour shifts during the weekend.
>>> Requirements are to staff the booth and introduce noisebridge, and of
>>> course the DA group to people coming by. I hope to see the bookscanner
>>> there! Finally ,as a perk the job includes free sudomate which I'm
>>> buying from sudoroom for the event.
>>>> For those of you who would like to offset some of the costs of this
>>>> project, I would say just toss me some PayPal or cash contributions,
>>> but I
>>>> think we can come up with a more comprehensive system than "paying Danny
>>>> back," one which not only organizes expenses but provides a platform for
>>>> receiving future contributions. Food for thought (and possible agenda
>>>> item of next meeting). For what it's worth, the bill for the kit came
>>>> $527.13 USD ($577.13 USD -$50 discount), and Daniel Reetz' preferred
>>>> camera model (at least as of May 2010) -- the Canon Powershot A590 --
>>>> for anywhere from $25 to $75 a piece on ebay. Glass will be cheap or
>>>> if it can be salvaged from existing derelict hardware, an idea of
>>>> Felipe's. Triggering mechanisms I have not looked into at all...
>>> I'm going to help out with the glass and pitch in $30-60 depending on
>>> what other people contribute. I haven't asked the general group for
>>> contributions yet, I would still count on at least $100 coming in from
>>> generous benefactors at large.
>>>> That said, perhaps folks could do a little homework on what components
>>>> get next and why, maybe poke around the DIYBS forum, and we can
>>>> for another build day and Maker Faire discussion when schedules permit.
>>>> In the meantime, I hereby christen this brainstorm central. Discuss.
>>> Is anyone else on the DIYBS forums yet? Years of history talking
>>> about the project being used all over the world.
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