Entries by ijon

[Video] E24 – Will the cameras, the odroid and the touchscreen like each other?

In this Episode we will try and find out if the computer components like each other. The odroid, the touchscreen, the USB-Hub, the Cameras and all the cable-connections between these components will be tested individually and together. We will also attempt to take the very first pictures with the cameras in the machine, using the […]

[VLOG] E22 – Bad News, Good News, Big News – VLOG

This is really an exception – My first kind of Vlog-Style Video, where I share some unfortunate Bad news, some good news which is actually really big news for me – check it out! I have a new collaboration going! Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is […]

[Video] E19 – I failed! Lets do the camera holders – again.

In this Episode I explain the shortcomings (Fails) of the old camera holders. Afterwards I explain the new design, assemble the parts and mount the cameras inside the suction box. Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is designed to be easily build by others and fully open […]

[Video] E18 – Wiring Part3 – More 230V, Relaisboard, Endswitch, Flutterfan

In this Episode I am finishing the Relaisboard-Installation, also I hook up the Flutterfan and mount the Top-Endswitch, which I also hook up. Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is designed to be easily build by others and fully open source and documented. If you like to […]

[Video] E17 – Wiring Part2 – Relaisboard, 230V

In this Episode I start the 230V distribution in Libreflip and begin to hook up devices to the Relay-Board. Always leave electrical work to the professionals! Don’t do this at home, unless you are a trained electrician. Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is designed to be […]

[Video] E16 – Wiring Part1 – USB-Port, Stepper, Pumps

In this Episode I start with the wiring of the Components, by mounting the USB-Port, by lengthening the Wires of the Stepper and by figuring out the position of the Pumps inside the housing Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is designed to be easily build by […]

[Video] E15 – Does it suck or does it blow?

In this Episode I will mount the tubes with its 3D-printed Parts. There is one tube for sucking air out of the suction box and a second tube to give a small impulse of air to flip the pages. Both tubes are fixed to the machine with 3D-printed Parts. Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing […]

[Video] E14 – Lets mount these rubber springs!

In this Episode I mount the rubber springs that act like a counter weight. After determining in the last Episode how long the rubber springs need to be and how many I need, I figure out how to mount them. Initially I thought I will need some 3d printed parts to mount the springs, but […]

[Video] E13 – finding out how much Rubber Spring I need

In this Episode I try to figure out semi-scientifically how the rubber stretches and how much force is needed to stretch certain runbber bands a certain amount. I don’t have any formal education in mechanical engineering, I still looked at the relevant formules and found that I don’t understand them enough to simply apply them. […]

[Video] E12 – attaching the Cameras with custom 3d-printed mounts

In this Episode you can take a very first look through the eyes (the cameras) of Libreflip and I will design, print and mount the cameras inside the suction box! Support Libreflip! Libreflip has no marketing budget and will never have one. The book scanner is designed to be easily build by others and fully open […]

[Video] E11 – assembling all the Modules of Libreflip

Finally all the Modules come together and we can see the machine mostly assembled for the first time. In this Episode I also take care of the timing belt pulleys, that need a thread for a setscrew and in the end, with the help of someone, I weigh the suctionbox in its assembled state, to […]

[Video] E10 assembling the Heart of the machine – the suctionbox

In this Episode I am assembling the suctionbox – the heart of the machine. The suctionbox flattens the pages, and turns the pages through a vertical motion. Between the two sheets of glas is a small slit, through which air is sucked. The suctionbox also contains the cameras and an airpressure sensor. Support Libreflip! Libreflip […]