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Step 56: Camera Support: Final Notes.

Mounting the camera arms is a little tricky because the lens of the camera is not in the center of the camera or perfectly on-axis with the arm. What this means is that you need to mount the arm on the left and right side offset by a small amount. We simply eyeballed the cameras so that the extended lens assembly looked about in the center of the V-shaped thingy. Then we screwed them onto the countertop base.

In the future, I hope to flesh out this step of the book scanner instructable a bit more, and I'm looking forward to your input and ideas on more general camera arms, too. I'd have spent more time on them if I didn't have such great solutions at hand.
<p>Thats helpful</p>
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<p>Fantastic! This project will cause information revolution. </p>
<p>Awsome it gave me some idea. Thank you for your work here:)</p>
<p>Excellent<br></p>
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<p>Very nice liked. I hope you the further development.</p>
<p>This is an amazing idea.</p>
<p>wonderful</p>
<p>really clever.</p>
<p>Excellent, i wish i'd have had this when i was at uni</p>
<p>wow a ground breaking design for a simple job. </p>
<p>Intelligent and articulate. Nice work!</p>
<p>Thank you for this nice Instructable. I like it</p><p>Rima</p>
<p>Very cool, i'm sure a few library's should take notice of this and have you build one for them.</p>
<p>Terrific...!!</p>
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<p>Thats useful</p>
<p>Awesome...!!</p>
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<p>This is so great!</p>
<p>Its amazing</p>
<p><br>Its cooler :)<br></p>
<p><br>Thats useful<br></p>

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