Self-made 130-Megapixel scanner camera!

Oh boy, simple ideas can drive outstanding results. A Japanese amateur photographer named Spyuge combined an Epson flatbed scanner with a Canon manual-focus lens. Voila, result is an extremely high resolution scanner-camera thingy. The resolution of each picture is about 13,068 x 10,173 pixels!

Good, taking a picture with that device would take some time, but for a special-armed robot agent maybe a good idea. Uhm, I think more of making scientific scans from the surface of foreign planets than exploring the private life of your neighbours. ;)

Tags: hacking, camera, scanner, research
Jun_03:2009 .020200 Comments(0)

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