Scan Negative Microfiche
If you need to digitize negatives from microfiche cards, there are options available for you. One good way to digitize negative is to use a microfiche to digital scanner. This scanner will digitize negatives from many different types of formats. You can then store the resulting images as jpegs, tiffs, pdfs right on your computer.
Original negative microfiche are black. Duplicated microfiche are purple or blue. Positive microfiche are clear. Microfiche scanners have the ability to reverse the negative polarity, so the black background will become white. The default settings are clear white positive.
Negative Microfilm Strips
To digitize negatives from strips of old film, or from microfilm rolls, you basically follow the same process, but the microfilm scanner is different. To digitize negatives from film strips that roll in 100-foot rolls, the conversion is more automated than from short strips.
Log rolls are threaded through a microfilm scanners that then feed the microfilm on a continuous flow. But to digitize negatives from very short strips, each strip requires some one to load the negative on to the microfilm scanner one by one.
It is efficient to digitize negatives from small strips with a process that allows adjustments for variations of quality. This process allows is very handy to digitize negatives that have variations of contrast. You should not digitize negatives with one standard setup because this can lead to loss of quality in the resulting image. When adjustments are needed, you want to have the opportunity to make necessary equipment adjustments. CONTACT US