In the past few months we've talked about how ideal the UScan Microfilm Scanner can be for use in libraries, hospitals and the like due to its ease of use and whisper quiet noise levels. However, the UScan's many great features also make it an optimal choice for many other industries.
With simple touchscreen commands and easy to follow instructions, the UScan microfilm scanner is an affordable plug-and-play scanner with single cable connectivity. Ideally suited for libraries, it is whisper quiet, with an optional pay-per-use interface. The UScan can take the place of four separate microfilm scanners, making it the easiest, fastest and most cost effective way to scan multiple film types with a single unit!
This is the final part in a two part series on microfilm scanners. To read part one, click here.
Microfilm scanners are used to turn microfilm archives into digital formats. Microfilm and microfiche were the main storage media for decades. Since the 1970s, libraries, law firms, government agencies, museums and other institutions used this media to archive material in a more efficient manner. It certainly was easier and cheaper to store a roll of film than hundreds of publications.
In part 1 of this blog post we discussed the uses and increasing importance of microfilm scanners. In this blog post we will discuss the features and specifications of a high quality microfilm scanner. It is important to choose a scanner that offers the following features:
A microfilm scanner is a device that is used for reading microform documents. Microform documents include microfilm, flat film, microfiche, ultra fiche and aperture cards. Using cassettes or open reels, microfilm is used by a wide variety of enterprises to store many documents in a small space. Microfilm and scanners have become increasingly important in the storage of archived newspapers as well as development of films. A scanner is used in viewing and projecting to magnify microfilm images to readable sizes.