T-Scann 8 - project page

Super 8 / Regular 8  film scanner

Arduino to card Controll T-Scann 8

Raspberry PI user interface

Updated Aug 26. It has now been added that at least 70 steps must be taken on the stepper motor before the next frame can be exposed. Wrong trigger is now eliminated or at least minimized. Stepper motor control is also improved.

 

Read more about this update - How the programs work -

Save the file in the Arduino library, open the file from the Arduino IDE

 

windows 10 example

C:\Users\Torulf\Documents\Arduino

The arduino IDE program must be installed on your computer. Is for sending code to Arduino Nano and editing this code if necessary.

 

 

https://www.arduino.cc/en/software

 

If you use Nano clone, from China, you also need to install Driver CH340G

 

You can see how to do this here

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGOcJbOwB58

 

 

Read more about Arduino

 

https://www.arduino.cc/

Download - Raspberry Pi OS with desktop

 

https://www.raspberrypi.org/software/operating-systems/

To install symbian on 8GB SD card

you also need to download installation software

 

https://www.raspberrypi.org/software/

Once Raspberry Pi OS  installed, - Camera and I2C must be enabled

 

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/raspi-config.md

Some people have problems with I2C errors on the Raspberry PI side. Change in Config.txt "dtparam = i2c_arm_baudrate = 10000" link below how to change. The problem can occur already after 40-50 frames or after 2000 frames Thank you! Tobias Frid / Sweden for this tip.