Archived Documentation for the UF Digital Library Center: Hardware Documentation for Selected, Local Equipment

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Archived Documentation for the UF Digital Library Center: Hardware Documentation for Selected, Local Equipment
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Documentation
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English
Creator:
Kesse, Erich J.
Digital Services (Digital Library Center) Staff
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George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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Documentation from the Digital Library Center at the University of Florida from approx. 2007-2012 and archived here for research and reference purposes. This archived "Hardware Documentation for Selected, Local Equipment" was harvested from web as historical documentation in Jan. 2014. Selected hardware includes: Bound Book & Newspaper Scanners; Digital Camera Backs (oversized source documents); Digital Single Lens Reflex (dSLR) Cameras (book cradles, 3D objects, etc.); Equipment for Museum Objects / Artifacts; Flat-Bed Scanners; Sheet-feed Scanners; Slide Scanners

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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The author dedicated the work to the Commons by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law and all related or neighboring legal rights he or she had in the work, to the extent allowable by law.
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Archived Documentation for the UF Digital Library Center Hardware Documentation for Selected, Local Equipment ( Harvested from web as historical documentation in Jan. 2014 ) This list should not be taken as an endorsement of any manufacturer's product. Those using this list as a guide for their own pur or fitness for purpose determinations may not be suited to another institution's needs, the source documents they intend to image, or meet other fitness for purpose requirements. Hardware Bound Book & Newspaper Scanners Digital Camera Backs (oversized source documents) Digital Single Lens Reflex (dSLR) Cameras (book cradles, 3D objects, etc.) Equipment for Museum Objects / Artifacts Flat Bed Scanners Sheet feed Scann ers Slide Scanners

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Book Scanners i2S CopiBook 24 bit color Specifications Camera: 35MP for each of three color channels Platen: 15.5 x 23 inches Pixel Resolution: 300 ppi maximum Connections: ethernet network connectivity (not used scanning to external hard drives that travel with source documents to other processing stages, e.g., quality control, text conversion, mark up, and archiving) Lighting: not used with ambie nt lighting, instead work area lit by Fluorescent Work Light (day light balanced; mounted individually) and with hood made of black 40x60 foamboard Remarks: to mitigate ambie nt shadow, unit is mounted with a flat black foam core hood Deployment: seven (7) units deployed within DS for bound book and newspaper scanning Primary Use: bound books, unbound newspapers, and periodically other oversized materials Example Projects, Used for: UFDC Children's Literature (selected items); Florida Digital Newspaper Library (selected titles) CopiBooks in Use Device ID # Base # Head # ID# Activation Code Version

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1 261700 272701 261117 1ZG OWGROG663G 2.6.5 RGB 2 271660 271406 270741 1XABH88VVYKPK 2.6.5 RGB 3 261405 261704 261111 2OKKIWNQBG5EI 2.6.5 RGB 4 261404 261402 260606 1V1MXGQYD42W2 2.6.5 RGB 5 262700 262801 260621 21NJD8AA4JLPI 2.6.5 RGB 6 271162 264411 264411 1XA5X0H8CHWT8 2.6.5 RGB 7 262701 262701 262701 1YDQIJEN0EA3Q 2.6.5 RGB Konica Minolta PS7000 with grayscale up grade Specifications Platen: 17 x 23 inches Pixel Re solution: 400 ppi at 17 x 23 inches Connections: ethernet network connectivity (not used scanning to external hard drives that travel with source documents to other processing stages, e.g., quality control, text conversion, mark up, and archiving) Li ghting: internal fluorescent lighting Deployment: one (1) units deployed within the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections + another unit on Access Services Department inventory is maintained by the InterLibrary Loan Unit. Primary Use: bou nd books Example Projects, Used for: UFDC Open Stacks Project (selected items) Staffing: used by trained Special Collections staff for in department projects feeding into UF DC

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Camera Backs Betterlight Super 8K HS (purchased in 2008) Specifications Pixel Resolution: 8,000 X 10,600 pixels Mounting and copystand: mounted on locally constructed pole mount with ZBE mechanized raising/lowering device (no longer manufact ured) (approximately $1,000) Connections: Running under Apple OS X (USB2) for color management but in tandem with Windows XP workstations for image management and processing Lenses: RodenstockRodagon 135 mm professional enlarging lens (f/5.6) is used in co njunction with an AR 1 high aspect ratio filter for filtering infrared (large format view camera, approximately $3,000) Lighting and stands: either Fluorescent Work Light (day light balanced) or Videssence Icelight 360 (fluorescent light banks) (approximately $2,000) Imaging Surface: vacuum easle to hold large object flat and in place during imaging Deployment: one (1) units deployed within DS Primary Use: flat paper (e.g., large maps, large photographs, herbarium specimens, newspapers, etc.) Exam ple Projects, Used for: UF Map Collections

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DSLR Kodak DCS 14n Models and Specificati ons (no longer manufactured; replacement for new purchases has not yet been made) Digital Photography Review (TM) and specifications Pixel Resolution: 4500 x 300 0 pixels Connections: tethered bia USB 2 to Windows XP workstation Lenses: a variety of Nikon Nikor lenses Mounting: Manfrotto (IFF) Super Repro copy stand (table mounted) Lighting: Fluorescent Work Light (day light balanced; mounted individually) Book Cradle: Riser book cradle Deployment: four (4) units depl oyed within DS Primary Use: fragile bound volumes; tightly bound volumes Canon EOS 5D Mark II Models and Specifications Digital Photography Review (TM) and specifications Pixel Resolution: 5616 x 3714 pixels (raw) Lenses: a variety of Canon EF lenses

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Equipment for Museum Objects / Artifacts Ortery ORPC360L PhotoCapture 360L Turntable (with Digital Single Lens Reflex (dSLR) Cameras) Model and Specification Capacity: 250 lbs (113.6k g) Deployment: one (1) units

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Flatbed Scanners Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL Specifications Platen: 11x17 Connections: FireWire or USB 2 Remarks: Reliable; Good tonal range ; Scanner interface supports optimal control of image creation; Color calibration is easy to use. This scanner is available in two configurations: with a transparency adaptor and without a transparency adaptor Units purchased with the transparency adaptor ship with an alternate, easily interchaged reflective media only cover. UF purchases with transparency adaptors. M ost units, however, are configured for reflective media; and, covers are interchanged as needed. Deployment: thirteen (13) units deployed within DS; 1 unit, in the Map & Imagery Library; 1 unit, in the Department of Special & Area Studies Collections. Prim ary Use: flat paper (e.g., small maps, typescripts, letters, etc.); volumes that open flat (e.g., volumes sewn or stapled through the fold ; pamphlets, brochures, etc.) Example Projects, Used for: UFDC Chi ldren's Literature Epson Expression 10000XL Models and Specifications Platen: 11x17 Connections: FireWire or USB 2 Remarks: Reliable; E xcellent tonal range; Scanner interface supports optimal control of image creation; Color calibration is adequate but not easily used. This scanner is available in two configurations: a graphic arts edition and a photo edition UF utilizes the graph art edition. Deployment : three (3) units Primary Use: photographs; flat paper (e.g., small maps, typescripts, letters, etc.) Example Projects, Used for: UFDC University Archives Photograph Collection (selected items only)

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Sheetfeed Scanners Panasonic KV S2046C Specifications Pixel Resolution : 600 ppi (up to 24 bit images) Connections: USB 2 Remarks: requires an active maintenance program; micro dust from brittle paper causes sheet feed failure over time: requires roller cl eaning. Deployment: five (5) units deployed within DS + one (1) unit deployed for retrospective dissertations conversion and pre binding scan ning of public domain resources Primary Use: flat paper (e.g., large maps, large photographs, newspapers, etc.) Exa mple Projects, Used for: UFDC Samuel Proctor Oral History Collections (items converted from paper) Slide Scanner Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 ED (with Nikon SF 210 slide feeder attachment) Specifications (scanner) P ixel Resolution: up to 4000 ppi Connection s: USB 2 Remarks: slide feeder attachment supports up to 5 0 slides for automated imaging. Deployment: fi ve (5) units deployed within DS Primary Use: slides in mountings