Category Archives: Scanners

DSLR Hack – How to Scan your Old Negatives using a DSLR and Toilet Paper Rolls!

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Do you have old photos in negatives that you want digitized? Your best option is probably get one of these Film Negative Scanners on Amazon.

OR, if you prefer and you own a $1000 DSLR camera lens, grab some paper rolls, polarizing filters and do it DIY style.

Now slides can be “scanned” into any DSLR relatively quickly provided that there is a good even light source behind the

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Modder Builds a DIY 3D Laser Scanner!

Here’s an interesting DIY 3D scanner built by a modder that can uses a laser to calculate a 3D image using depth and other complex math. I think this could be a wonderful project for all the 3D designers out there who need 3D scanning without paying high dollars.

The project is in its initial phases but we will keep checkin’ and see there’s an updated full-3D scanner.

Also, check out our 3D scanner page for other cool DIY 3D scanner pr

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Neat Receipts Scanner Hands-on Review/Video!

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For those of you who are doing taxes or still haven’t done taxes, AND you have a bunch of receipts like me, you might want to consider getting one of these nifty NeatReceipts scanners.

Ever since I have been using one, it’s save me a whole lot of time and a whole lot of space as I don’t have to manually copy over numbers to my speadsheet nor

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USB Hovercam Scanner Replaces Old-Skool Overhead Projectors!

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Remember those large overhead projectors we used in high school to magnify paper onto the wall?  Well, here’s something that might replace that bulky, useless technology.  (Of course, don’t forget to recycle and re-make your overhead projector into a digital projector in the process.)

The USB Hovercam scanner can scan and magnify anything underneath, works just like

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