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====Overview====
 
====Overview====
 
Locally referred to as the "BookDrive", this unit actually consists of an Atiz BookDrive DIY cradle/station with two Canon EOS 5D cameras.
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
<cite>source: BookDrive DIY. Retrieved February 02, 2011, from http://diy.atiz.com/</cite>
 
<cite>source: BookDrive DIY. Retrieved February 02, 2011, from http://diy.atiz.com/</cite>
  
 
To date the unit has been used to make scans for bound copies of items such as the [http://acumen.lib.ua.edu/u0002_0000001 Rammer Jammer].
 
To date the unit has been used to make scans for bound copies of items such as the [http://acumen.lib.ua.edu/u0002_0000001 Rammer Jammer].
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====Usage====
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For usage instructions, see the "cheat sheet" under [[#Troubleshooting:|Troubleshooting]].
 
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====Default Setup====
 
====Default Setup====
 
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)
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When set, these setting will show up in the BookDrive Capture software:
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[[Image:BookDriveCapture.png]]
  
 
====Default File/Output Settings====
 
====Default File/Output Settings====
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====Associated Hardware====
 
====Associated Hardware====
[http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/eos_slr_camera_systems/eos_digital_slr_cameras/eos_5d Atiz BookDrive DIY]
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[http://diy.atiz.com/ Atiz BookDrive DIY]
* version 3.0.1.1
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[http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/eos_slr_camera_systems/eos_digital_slr_cameras/eos_5d Canon EOS 5D]
 
[http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/eos_slr_camera_systems/eos_digital_slr_cameras/eos_5d Canon EOS 5D]
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====Associated Software====
 
====Associated Software====
 
[http://www.atiz.com/bookdrive-capture/ BookDrive Capture]
 
[http://www.atiz.com/bookdrive-capture/ BookDrive Capture]
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* version 3.0.1.1
  
[http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/ Windows XP Mode]
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[http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/ Windows XP Mode/Windows Virtual PC]
  
 
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===Troubleshooting:===
 
===Troubleshooting:===
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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.
  
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This [http://www.lib.ua.edu/wiki/digcoll/images/7/7f/VirtualBookDrive_cheatSheet.txt cheat sheet] contains basic instructions on how to run the camera/capture software from within a virtual installation of Windows XP.
 
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===Resources and Links:===
 
===Resources and Links:===
 
[http://www.atiz.com/ atiz.com]
 
[http://www.atiz.com/ atiz.com]
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_machine Virtual machine] - Wikipedia article
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_machine "virtual machine"] - Wikipedia article

Revision as of 12:35, 11 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. 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.

Usage

For usage instructions, see the "cheat sheet" under Troubleshooting.


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)

When set, these setting will show up in the BookDrive Capture software:

BookDriveCapture.png

Default File/Output Settings

Canon .cr2

Associated Hardware

Atiz BookDrive DIY

Canon EOS 5D

Associated Software

BookDrive Capture

  • version 3.0.1.1

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 cheat sheet 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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