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====Default Setup====
 
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Canon EOS 5D (basic settings):
 
Canon EOS 5D (basic settings):
* 1/15 shutter speed
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* 1/15 (shutter speed)
* 7.1 aperture
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* F7.1 (aperture)
* ISO 320
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* ISO 320 (iso speed)
 
* M (focus setting from dial)
 
* M (focus setting from dial)
* RAW (image quality setting)
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* RAW (image quality)
 
* AWB (auto white balance)
 
* AWB (auto white balance)
  

Revision as of 16:56, 2 February 2011

Contents

(BookDrive):


Introduction:

Overview

Locally referred to as the "BookDrive", this unit actually consists of an Atiz BookDrive DIY cradle/station with two Canon EOS 5D cameras.

Usage

Per the manufacturer website, the unit is suitable for making scans of items with maximum dimensions of 15.7 x 23.2 inches and up to approximately 3.5 inches thick. source: BookDrive DIY. Retrieved February 02, 2011, from http://diy.atiz.com/

To date the unit has been used to make scans for bound copies of items such as the Rammer Jammer.


Technical Information:

Default Setup

Canon EOS 5D (basic settings):

  • 1/15 (shutter speed)
  • F7.1 (aperture)
  • ISO 320 (iso speed)
  • M (focus setting from dial)
  • RAW (image quality)
  • AWB (auto white balance)

Default File/Output Settings

Canon .cr2

Associated Hardware

Atiz BookDrive DIY

  • version 3.0.1.1

Canon EOS 5D

Associated Software

BookDrive Capture

Windows XP Mode/Windows Virtual PC


Troubleshooting:

The Canon EOS 5 is not compatible with 64 bit version of Windows 7, therefore a virtual installation of Windows XP (32 bit) is needed to use the camera to take scans with the BookDrive Capture software.

This text file: VirtualBookDrive_cheatSheet.txt contains basic instructions on how to run the camera/capture software from within a virtual installation of Windows XP.


Resources and Links:

atiz.com

"virtual machine" - Wikipedia article

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