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Scanning & Digital Conversion

Create high-quality digital copies of documents, photographs and video using the scanning and conversion tools in the Grace Schmidt Room at Central Library. Bring a USB stick or other storage media to save your completed project, or save to a temporary drive on the computer and upload to a cloud service.

Scanning and video conversion equipment can be reserved ahead of time by calling us at 519-743-0271, or by using our online reservation system (select "Central-GSR" for photo scanning and printing tools, VHS/DVD conversion, and microfilm).

Bookings for the Wolverine Digital MovieMaker Pro and Book2Net Book Scanner can only be made by telephone.

Create high-quality digital copies of documents, photographs and video using the scanning and conversion tools in the Grace Schmidt Room.

Bring a USB stick or other storage media to save your completed project, or save to a temporary drive on the computer and upload to a cloud service.

Scanning and video conversion equipment are available by appointment only. Click here for more information.

Epson FastFoto 640

Epson FastFoto FF-640

  • Digitize your photo collection with the world's fastest photo scanner
  • Scan as fast as 1 photo per second
  • Restore, edit, crop, and batch name photos
  • Save scans to Dropbox, Google Drive or USB

 

Epson Expression XL10000

Epson Expression XL10000 Scanner

  • Scan documents, photos, slides, or film strips
  • Convert to JPG, PNG, TIFF, or PDF
  • Maximum optical resolution: 2400 dp
  • Maximum document size: 12.2" x 17.2"

 

Phillips Dual VHS and DVD Recorder

Phillips Dual VHS and DVD Recorder

  • Convert VHS or DVD video to digital formats including MPEG-2 and H-264
  • Conversion occurs in real time. You must remain with your project from start to finish.
  • Cannot copy VHS directly to DVD

 

Wolverine Digital Movie Maker Pro

Wolverine Digital Movie Maker Pro

  • Converts 8mm and Super 8 movies into MPEG-4 (MP4) digital movie files at 1080p
  • Frame-by-frame digitizing to ensure high-quality conversion
  • Maximum reel size 9”
  • Reservations must be made by telephone

 

Canon Pixma Pro Photo Printer

Canon Pixma Pro Photo Printer

  • Print colour or black and white photographs from USB or online
  • Purchase glossy photo paper from staff
  • Photo paper sizes available: 4"x6", 5"x7", 8.5"x11", or 13"x19" (price varies by size)

 

Viewscan Microfilm Scanner

ViewScan Microfilm Scanner

  • View, scan, and print microfilm and microfiche
  • Crop and rotate scanned images
  • Save images as jpeg, tiff, or pdf
  • Export saved images to a USB drive or email

 

Book2Net Book Scanner

Book2Net Book Scanner

  • Scan documents, books, large items at 400dpi
  • Adjustable book cradle measures 18.75" x 25.8"
  • Save images as jpeg, tiff, or PDF
  • Requires USB to save images
  • Reservations must be made by telephone