Willing to Share Experience?
Willing to Share Expertise?
Willing to Share Equipment?
Willing to collaborate on format-based grants?
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
Yes, such as it is
Yes, though Kryoflux has some licensing issues. We can chat. =)
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
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!)
Atiz Bookdrive Pro w/ Canon EOS 5D Mark II cameras
Microform - ScanPro 3000 scanner
|Yes||I'm sure we have none||Maybe||Probably|
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
yes, to the extent that we have it.
Willing to host visitors - amenable to considering in-kind exchanges
Yes, pending approvals.
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
|Yes||Yes||Depends on the equipment||Yes|
|Western University||Cheryl Woods|
Extra-wide format scanner SmartLF Gx+ T56
Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner
|Yes||Yes||Depends on equipment|
|University of Windsor||Devon Mordell||(still in the inventory stage)||Yes||If we can contribute any, most certainly||Yes, if okay with making the trip to lovely Windsor||Yes|
2.Comparison of Scanner types in general
|Scanner type||Flatbed||Overhead||Drum||Slide/Film||Microfilm||Digital Camera|
|Unique feature||OCR (Optical Character Recognition)|
|Media Types**||R, T||R||R, T||T||T||R, T|
|Tonal Range***||B/W, G, C||B/W, G||G, C||G, C||B/W, G, C||G, C|
|Typical Size Limitations (inches)||11x17||12x17||35mm, 4x5||35mm. Some handle 16mm & 105mm, fiche||None|
|Resolution Range (dpi)||300-1200||300-600||1200-8000||1000-5000||5000-8500||Pixel array: 1600x1200— 12000x10000|
|Price Range (US$)||50-50,000+||35,000-100,000+||10,000-100,000+||500-30,000||40,000-250,000||200-40,000|
|Typical Use||single leaf, bound volumes (overhead type)||oversize||pre-press||orig. slides, intermediates||film, fiche, aperture cards||bound volumes, 3-D, fragile, oversize|
|* CCD=Charge Coupled Devices; CIS=Contact Image Sensor; PMT=Photomultiplier Tube; CMOS=Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor|
|** R=Reflective; T=Transparent|
|*** B/W=Black and White; G=Grayscale; C=Color|
|****ADH=Automatic Document Handler|
Other University Libraries:
No. Name Price 1
Page images are captured using the latest Canon 22MP cameras
in full 24 bit color in a fraction of a second; one for left-side pages and one for right-side pages.
The images can be captured at 325 dpi resolution with superior sharpness and excellent color fidelity.
This scanner is very pricy and does not have a V-shaped glass.
2 Book2net V-Scan Cobra
- Parallel use of two high performance CCD sensors with 40 Megapixel
- High resolution of 300-800 ppi
- 0.3 sek. scanning time / dualpage
- 1.9 sek. processing time
- Optimized signal to noise relation for OCR recognition
- Need to have technicians come to adjust the cameras
- North Carolina Digital Heritage Center