Micro Fiche Library.
rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Wed Oct 5 00:48:28 CDT 2016
On 04/10/2016 16:53, Dave Wade wrote:
>>> 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?
> Dave Wade
>>> --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
I have been doing some searching on the web.
There seem to be some Epson (Perfection range) that could scan fiche
Epson Perfection V800 Photo A4 Flatbed Scanner
* Scans Everything - slides, film, medium format & print
* Dual Lens System - swaps between 6400dpi (for slides and film) and
4800dpi (for photos)
* Removes Imperfections - digital ICE Technologies cleans-up old film
* Dynamic Range - accuratly reproduce tonal range and gradation of the
* Quick Start - warms-up in less than one second
Suitable for DEC 52x Fiche Scanning ?
PDP-8/e PDP-8/f PDP-8/m PDP-8/i
Front Panels ex Stock - Order Now
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