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Microfilm cameras - planetary type

Those who are already familiar with planetary filming should find the information they require in the following data sheets. Those requiring a little impartial advice may find our guide helpful.

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Supplier:  Hirakawa       
Model:  HK-16
         
Film:  16mm
Input (max): A3 - or A2    Reductions:  14X - 33X - Mast can be extended to provide 5X - 47X
Auto feeder:  Manual    Speed:  1800 images/hr
Exposure control:  Manual    Retrieval:  2-level blip
Dimensions & weight: H (mm)  880    W (mm)  1000     D (mm)  520     Weight (kg)  15
Description:  With extended mast weight increases to 18 kg. Supplied with lightweight fully portable case. 5 speed shutter with release by foot switch or on camera.  5 format masks. Max speed approx 1800 images/hr.
Available from:   Genus/Microfilm Shop

Supplier:  Hirakawa       
Model:  HK-35

Film:  35mm roll
Input (max):
A3 - or A2    Reductions:  5X - 15X - Mast can be extended to provide 34X
Auto feeder:  Manual      Speed:  1800 images/hr
Exposure control:  Manual    Retrieval:  2-level blip
Dimensions & weight: H (mm)  880    W (mm)  1000     D (mm)  520     Weight (kg)  15
Description:  With extended mast weight increases to 18 kg. Supplied with lightweight fully portable case. 5 speed shutter with release by foot switch or on camera.  Adjustable frame size and film feed. Frame masks supplied for use with perforated film. Max speed approx 1800 images/hr.
Options include:  A2 size copyboard - A1 size copyboard available to special order.
Available from:  Genus/Microfilm Shop

Supplier:  Minolta      
Model:  1600

Film:  16mm roll
Input
(max): A3 - Max area 279 X 432mm as wide frame. 279 X 216 normal frame.   
Reductions:  25X, 32X
Auto feeder:  N/A
Exposure control:  Automatic, also focus    
Retrieval:  1, 2 or 3 level blip code. 6 digit mechanical counter.
Description:  Can connect to PC via RS232 interface. Fluorescent illumination.
Zero spacing facility between frames permits higher volume of images per film or double-size images.
Options include:  Foot control for extended periods of use.
Available from:   Genus/Microfilm Shop

Products offered by  other suppliers

Supplier:  Icam Archive Systems       
Model:  Guardian

Film:  16mm, 35mm or combined 16/35mm heads. Also digital head options.
Input (max): A1 or A2 - Other options also available    Reductions:  From 7X depending on options
Auto feeder:  Manual  Speed:  Manual feed
Exposure control:  Manual - Auto option    Retrieval:  Varies according to version selected
Dimensions & weight: H (mm)  2400    W (mm)  1760     D (mm)  1350     Weight (kg)  310
Description:  Modular design permits delivery with simple base with several book handling options available. Resolution over 150 lines/mm at all reductions. Pneumatic book cradle and book shuffle are standard.
Options include:  Alternative heads. 90º or 120º book opening.  Glass platen.
Available from: Icam Archive Systems also Genus/Microfilm Shop

Supplier:  Icam Archive Systems
Model:
Tandem Head Guardian A0 
Document Input:  Large Formats and Books (A0)    Film Output Format:  16 & 35mm roll 
Scanning Method:
  Planetary   Duplex Facility: No   Resolution - max dpi:
Connector type(s): Firewire, USB 2  
Auto feeder: Manual   Sheet capacity:  N/A
Speed (ipm) - B&W Simplex: Manual Feed     B&W Duplex: N/A     Colour Simplex: Manual Feed    Colour Duplex:  N/A
Max input size:  Length mm: 850   Width mm  1200
Paper weights accepted GM² (min): Unlimited     (max): Unlimited
Dimensions  H (mm)  2800    W (mm)  1990     D (mm)  1880   Weight (kg)  360   
Description: Combines a 16/35mm microfilm camera and one of the Phase One range of digital cameras with speeds of up to 1 frame every 1.5 seconds and a resolution of up to 10,500 X 12,500 pixels. Lighting is high frequency fluorescent as standard. Supplied with book cradle with 360 degree rotation.
Options include: Hybrid (microfilm and digital) heads. Tandem (dual digital) heads. UV fluorescent lighting is available for capture of "hidden" information.
Available from:  Icam Archive Systems, also
Genus/Microfilm Shop

Supplier:  Icam Archive Systems
Model:
Tandem Head Guardian A1 
Document Input:  Large Formats and Books (A1)    Film Output Format:  16 & 35mm roll 
Scanning Method:
  Planetary   Duplex Facility: No   Resolution - max dpi:
Connector type(s): Firewire, USB 2  
Auto feeder: Manual   Sheet capacity:  N/A
Speed (ipm) - B&W Simplex: Manual Feed     B&W Duplex: N/A     Colour Simplex: Manual Feed    Colour Duplex:  N/A
Max input size:  Length mm: 665   Width mm  930
Paper weights accepted GM² (min): Unlimited     (max): Unlimited
Dimensions  H (mm)  2400    W (mm)  1760     D (mm)  1350   Weight (kg)  310   
Description: Combines a 16/36mm microfilm camera and one of the Phase One range of digital cameras with speeds of up to 1 frame every 1.5 seconds and a resolution of up to 10,500 X 12,500 pixels. Lighting is high frequency fluorescent as standard. Supplied with book cradle with 360 degree rotation.
Options include: Hybrid (microfilm and digital) heads. Tandem (dual digital) heads. UV fluorescent lighting is available for capture of "hidden" information.
Available from:  Icam Archive Systems, also
Genus/Microfilm Shop
Supplier:  Zeutschel       
Model: 
OK 400

Film:  16 & 35mm roll
Input (max): A0+ (H 960mm W 1350mm)    Reductions:  7X - 38X
Auto feeder:  Manual  Speed:  Manual feed
Exposure control:  Auto with manual over-ride    Retrieval:  3-level blip. 8 alphanumeric characters
Dimensions & weight: H (mm)  2510    W (mm)  2500     D (mm)  1385     Weight (kg)  250
Description:  Microprocessor control. Cold lighting. Electronic focus control. 360º head rotation. Variable shutter speed. Display for exposure number and film end warning.
Options include:  Colour filming kit, Front edge positioning. Interchangeable camera tables with backlighting, glass plate drawing holder and various book cradles.
Available from: Zeutschel UK
Supplier:  Zeutschel       
Model: 
OK 401

Film:  16 & 35mm roll
Input (max): A1+ (H 710mm W 1080mm)    Reductions:  7X - 38X
Auto feeder:  Manual  Speed:  Manual feed
Exposure control:  Auto with manual over-ride    Retrieval:  3-level blip. 8 alphanumeric characters
Dimensions & weight: H (mm)  2510    W (mm)  2500     D (mm)  1385     Weight (kg)  250
Description:  Microprocessor control. Cold lighting. Electronic focus control. 360º head rotation. Variable shutter speed. Display for exposure number and film end warning.
Options include:  Colour filming kit, Front edge positioning. Interchangeable camera tables with backlighting, glass plate drawing holder and various book cradles.
Available from: Zeutschel UK

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