Comparison Chart
   
 
Compare the ScanPro 1000 with other microfilm equipment to see the differnces in performance , features, and capabilities. Microfilm Scanning and Microfilm Reader Printers

Microfilm Scanner Product Comparisons

Comparison of Microfilm Scanners
Digital Reader/Scanner and
Optical Reader/Scanner
Digital Systems
ScanPro 2000
patents pend.
Optical Systems
Canon
Minolta
Digital Systems
ST200 ST200X
Integrated, Compact Digital Microfilm Scanner - Important parts and assemblies are not exposed to the public
YesYes
Smallest footprint
External adjustments requiredNo
 
External adjustments requiredNo
 
One View Screen with One Software Program for Making ALL Adjustments to The Microfilm Image - Sometimes called "What You See Is What You Get"
YesYes
All adjustments
External adjustments requiredNo
 
External adjustments requiredNo
 
Types of Microforms Viewed and Scanned at High Resolution - Fiche, Jackets, Aperture cards, roll film (16/35mm and cartridge), micro opaques, ultra fiche.
Yes
All microforms
No
 
Limited film typesNo
 
Magnification Range with Single Zoom Lenses 7X to* 54X or 7X to 100X
Yes
 
No
No
High Resolution Scanning - Resolution is a measure of image quality. Higher numbers are better. A resolution of 300dpi1 or better is considered archival quality.
Yes
300dpi
Yes
400dpi
No
122dpi
Fast High Resolution Scanning Speed - Complete your look-ups, and research and capture the information quickly and efficiently.
Yes
1 Second
Yes
6 Second
No
75 seconds
Fast Scanner to PC Interface - The transfer of high resolution files from the scanner to the PC requires a fast interface.
Yes
firewire (fastest)
YesYes
SCSI (fast)
NoNo
USB (slowest)
Automatic Freeze Frame and Image Enhancement - Automatic features reduce complexity and make a scanner easy-to-use.
yesYes
automatic
noNo
not available
noNo
not available
Image Editing - Straighten, crop, adjust brightness adjust, contrast, invert, mirror, and sharpen prior to scanning saves time.
yesYes
included all units
Image editing featuresYes
not availableNo
Customizable Tool Bar - Select only the features needed for a particular application, keeps the toolbar simple and easy-to-use
YesYes
included all units
not availableNo
not available
not availableNo
not available
Save and Restore Settings - Customize your toolbar for an application, save and recall as a setting with a single "CLICK".
YesYes
included all units
not availableNo
not available
not availableNo
not available
Single CLICK advances to next image with Automatic Framing - Automatic features reduce complexity and makes microfilm easy-to-use.
YesYes
included all units
not availableNo
not available
not availableNo
not available
Unattended Automatic Scanning - The Auto-Scan™ plug-in adds automatic scanning for roll film.
Yes
optional
not availableNo
not available
not availableNo
not available
Remote Internet Access (standard) - Use your scanner across the internet.
YesYes
standard
not availableNo
not available
not availableNo
optional purchase
1 The ScanPro 2000 uses the industry standard "at document" measurement for the reporting of resolution (dpi). The ScanPro 2000 alternative "at sensor" reporting of resolution (dpi) is 7,257 dpi.        
 

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