Dealing with an old clunky microfilm machine is quickly becoming more challenging. Many organizations keep their old microfilm machines in service far beyond their expected product lifespans. Most of these microfilm machines with either expired or non-renewable service contracts are becoming difficult, if not impossible to support due to the shortage of replacement parts.
ST Imaging’s ViewScan 4, is a modern microfilm scanner, designed to deliver all of the functionalities of your old microfilm machine in addition to new modern features that will streamline your microfilm user-experience! The ViewScan system requires less than one-third of the space and energy of your old microfilm machine.
The ViewScan 4 Microfilm Scanner delivers intuitive easy-to-use software controls that make microfilm viewing and image retrieval the easiest task for even the most inexperienced user. To increase user-familiarity, the front of the ViewScan 4 carrier boasts near-identical film controls that mimic those on your old microfilm machine. Watch the video to see how the ViewScan’s ease-of-use transforms the way users work with microfilm!
ViewScan’s sleek open face design enables the easiest film loading for virtually all film formats. A film loading guide is etched directly on the front of the carrier simplifying the process for any unfamiliar walk-up patron.
Enjoy the ease of using digital documents. Save and send images directly from the software to any of the following locations: Printer, USB drive, Email, Google Drive, Dropbox, and more!
PerfectView software boasts a user-friendly interface that streamlines the browsing, editing, and sharing of images with easy-to-learn color-coded functions. In fact, combined with our familiar, user-friendly hardware, it takes almost no time to master the ViewScan 4.
The ViewScan system requires less than a third of the space and energy of your old microfilm machine. The ViewScan 4 is designed with materials not detrimental to the earth and features like silent operation, automatic sleep mode, and power-down functions. Add-on a mini-pc that attaches to the base for a cleaner more efficient workspace!
Browse and capture images from virtually all film formats including 16mm or 35mm microfilm rolls, microfiche, aperture cards and more! ViewScan’s PerfectView software produces compact files with stunning quality whether scanning in black and white or grayscale. Use ST Premium Software for color scanning.
Many old microfilm machines have been out of production for years, diminishing the availability of extra parts. This has made old reader/printers unserviceable and inoperable. The ViewScan 4 is proud to be produced today in Meridian, ID. Service and components for the ViewScan 4 will remain available for many years.
Awarded an unprecedented seventh consecutive platinum distinction award from the Modern Library Awards, the ViewScan 4 is the undefeated champion of microfilm scanners ranked best in its class by librarians six years running. ST Imaging® is the only microfilm scanner manufacturer to have won the Platinum MLA all seven years, doubling the distinction of any competitive scanner.
Contact your local ST Imaging reseller for a complimentary virtual or on-site ViewScan 4 demonstration.