Micro Fiche Library.
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 10:53:03 CDT 2016
> > Jim mentioned that dedicated microfilm scanners are expensive.
> > He's not kidding. Used machines tend to start around $5k USD for a
> > low end, heavily used scanner. New machines are generally $30k at the
> > lowest end. Flatbed photographic film scanners are much cheaper, but
> > also slower. However, with some scripting and tools like the
> > ImageMagick library, you can scan an entire fiche in one pass, then
> > slice up the image into individual pages accordingly.
I have an old(ish) scanner that will scan negatives. Not sure if it will scan you Fiche. How big are they?
> > --Shaun Halstead
> > MSI Tech Services, LLC
> Thank you for your kind reply
> Reader is:
> MICROFICHE READER MODEL SC01-E
> SERIAL NO. 4573
> MAGNIFICATION 42x
> VISIDYNE INC BURLINGTON MA USA
> UK model (yes I'm in the UK)
> 230 VOLTS AC 50/60Hz .75 AMPS
> Only Hi res setting works.
> Using my home made but clean fiche holder the few fiches I looked at
> seemed OK.
> When adjusted for sharp focus the text was clear but a bit small.
> PDP-8/e PDP-8/f PDP-8/m PDP-8/i
> Front Panels ex Stock - Order Now
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