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Willing to Share Experience?

Willing to Share Expertise?

Willing to Share Equipment?

Willing to collaborate on format-based grants?

York University

Scanners - Epson 10000XL (x4), BetterLight overhead scanner for maps/posters

Digitization suite for video - SAMMAsolo

Video- VHS, 1" Video Tape (BVH 2000), U-Matic

Audio - reel-to-reel: TASCAM-32, TEAC X300R, Philips N4504, Sony TC-630, Fostex A-series,

Audio- tape cassette: Nakamichi 681ZX


I'm not sure if we have any yet

Willing to host visitors - in-kind exchanges


University of Toronto

Digital media - Kryoflux, FC5025, FRED


Yes, such as it is

Yes, though Kryoflux has some licensing issues. We can chat. =)

(thumbs up)

Queen's University

Jeremy Heil









Scanners – Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Epson Perfection 4870 Photo, Fujitsu fi-4750C, Canon EOS 60D DSLR and camera stand

Microfilm – ScanPro 2000 scanners (x2)

Video – VHS (x2), Beta (x2), U-Matic (x2), ½" Tape (Sony AV-3600), Video 8 (Sony EV-S350)

Audio – Reel-to-reel: ReVox B77, ReVox A77 (both play 3 ¼ and 7 ½ ips); Cassette (x2)

USB peripheral drives – 3½” floppy, 5¼” floppy, iOmega Zip

Scanners – Epson Perfection V600 

Epson GT-15000

book2net Spirit

Konica Minolta MS6000 MKII microform scanner

ScanPro 2000 microform scanners (five)

ST 200-DFV digital microform scanner



Depends on the equipment (would require in-house use for some pieces - but we love having visitors!)


Brock University







Laurentian University

Dan Scott

Marthe Brown

Atiz Bookdrive Pro w/ Canon EOS 5D Mark II cameras

Microform - STX200 scanner

YesI'm sure we have noneMaybeProbably

University of Guelph









Scanners - Epson 10000XL X2, Epson V700 Photo, HPN9120 (high capacity document scanner, flatbed too) X2

Digitization suite for video (in progress)- MacPro, DeckLink Studio, UltraScope

Video- VHS X2 (JVC) , U-Matic X2, DVD X2 (Samsung), DV/Mini DV (JVC BR-DV3000U), Hi8 (Sony)

Audio- Cassette deck (Luxman K-111)

Cameras - Nikon DSLR X2 (D700, D200)

Copystand - Kaiser rePro

Photography equipment - lights, backdrop, reflectors, softboxes, tripod, etc.


Sure (we've been focused mainly on digitizing images and text)

Depends on equipment, loan duration, and local needs.

Yes (pending UL approval)


Epson Expression 10000 XL scanners

Audio cassette deck - harman kardon CD 191

Digital camera - Nikon D40 K1

Camera / Copy Stand Solution (30"x40") ; TT1 Work Station 3040 ; X71 Digital Camera 71 MP

"Viewscan III Digital viewer/scanner (includes universal carrier, USB3, 7x­105x lens, 14MP

Book2Net scanner


yes, to the extent that we have it.

Willing to host visitors - amenable to considering in-kind exchanges

Yes, pending approvals.

McMaster University

Kirtas 2400-RA Robotic Scanner (Kirtas BSE, Kirtas KILTS, Kirtas OCR Manager)

Extra-wide format scanner SmartLF Gx+ T56 (Suitable For: Reprographics, Mapping & GIS, Aeronautics & Automotive And Other Over Size Large Format Documents)

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanners

Cannon ImageFormula DR-4010 scanner

YesYesDepends on the equipment Yes
Western UniversityCheryl Woods

Extra-wide format scanner SmartLF Gx+ T56

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner

YesYesDepends on equipment





2.Comparison of Scanner types in general