Microfiche scanning

Tom Jennings tomj at wps.com
Thu Apr 21 15:51:08 CDT 2005

On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, vrs wrote:

> My low-tech, low cost solution to this problem was to buy a fiche printer,
> print the fiche on paper, then scan that.  The quality is sort of barely
> adequate.
> Unfortunately, it is also very much a "low volume" solution, just barely
> adequate for a manual or two.  (My printer requires you to manually align
> each page.)  25000 sheets calls for something more sophisticated.

Maybe get a little more systematic? Is there any rhyme or reason
to the fiche, eg. the first images are title/doc
ID/table-of-contents pages? If so, tediously capture those, then
you'll know what's worth bothering with and what's not.

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