Micro Fiche Library.

Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Wed Oct 5 06:09:08 CDT 2016

On 05/10/2016 09:16, Jörg Hoppe wrote:
> Hi,
> you surely found it on the web already, but if not:
> Two years ago I build an own scanning rig and scanned 50000+ pages of 
> XXDP listings.
> The problem of enhancing very bad fiches is also addressed with an 
> expensive "Filter Chain".
> http://retrocmp.com/projects/scanning-micro-fiches
> Joerg
> Am 04.10.2016 um 06:49 schrieb Rod Smallwood:
>> Hi All
>>         I have just had a huge DEC Miro Fiche library  given to me.
>> It has the portable (weighs a ton) reader with it.
>> On trying it out.  I found the results were awful.
>> A good clean of the light path and removal of some disintegrating 
>> foam improved things no end.
>> That left two issues:
>>      1.    The reader was for x 42 but the fiches are  x52.
>>      2.    The plastic fiche holder consisting of two sheets of stiff 
>> and clear plastic connected together at one end is scratched to hell.
>> I'd like to work to-wards scanning all of the library into a system.
>> Anybody know anything about fiche scanners.
>> Rod
Thanks Joerg

Very interesting - My camera is a Nikon D50 and doing that to it would 
not do it any good!

My first stage is to over come the fact that the fiches are 52x and the 
reader is 42x.


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