Digital Production Lab Technology


The following equipment is used in the Digital Production Lab:

Epson Expression 10000XL Scanner
Scanning of archival material including photographs, texts, slides and glass plate negatives. Accomodates up to 12.2" x 17.2"
Epson Stylus Photo R1900 Ink Jet Printer
Printing reproductions of materials, signage up to 13" wide x 44".
opticbook 4800 Plustek OpticBook 4800
Book edge scanner offering higher speed scanning of bound matierial 8 1/2 x 11.
Fujitsu fi-4340C Flatbed Scanner
Bulk scanning of text materials where sheet feeder use is acceptable.
atiz bookdrive pro Atiz BookDrive Pro with two Canon EOS Rebel T3i 18.0 MP Digital SLR Cameras with 35mm and 50mm lenses.
Book scanning, used in conjucnction with ABBYY Recognition Server and eXistdb.
Roxio easy VHS to DVD
VCR to Mac cable and software for VHS to digital conversion.
VCR DVD Toshiba DVR620 DVD/VHS Recorder
VHS DVD recorder for converting VHS to directly to DVD.
Sony Trinitron 20" Sony Trinitron model KV-20FV12
TV for VHS playback, attached to above recorder for transfer to DVD.
usb floppy drive SmartDisk USB Floppy Drive - Color Kit Edition
External Floppy Drive.
tableau usb write blocker Tableau Forensic T8u USB 3.0 Bridge/Kit
USB write-blocker for safely transferring archival data from usb sticks.

The following equipment is used in the Archives for Oral Histories:

Digital Audio Recorder Marantz PMD660
Digital audio recorder for oral histories not in need of video.
video camera Canon VIXIA HF M500
For video recording of oral histories:
wireless microphones Azden 330ULT UHF Wireless Microphone System
Used in conjunction with the above Canon Vixia
tripod Vista Explorer Tripod

The Academic Commons uses a variety of Open Source and Commercial software, including:

Public Access: