Digital to 35mm Microfilm Archival


Anthony Ferrar

Digital to Microfilm conversion is commonly known as archive writing. All digital to microfilm conversions you may need can be performed by Scanning Depot for a very low cost.

The digital to microfilm conversion process has been around for many years. This process is used for creating a backup of the information in a film format, for storage and safety of the information. New images can be reproduced from the microfilm if anything were to happen to the digital files.

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A digital to Microfilm conversion creates fiche cards or roll film. Computer Output to Microfilm or COM, converts data type information and creates COM microfiche cards or COM 16mm microfilm rolls. Information of this type can be reduced to make very small frames. Data of this type can be reduce 28 to 48 times. Step and Repeat is another digital to microfilm process . The difference is that COM uses data to make frames and step and repeat can contain other types of documents. Once the digital to microfilm conversion is completed, the information on the microfilm can only be read if viewed through a microfilm viewer because the data is to small to be seen with the naked eye.

Digital files are created by scanning documents that can be of many different sizes. A 36″ by 48″ drawing can be scanned to create a digital image. Large drawings make very large digital images when they are scanned. When transferring large format digital images to microfilm, it is better to use 35mm microfilm. Bigger film means that the digital files will not need to be reduces as much and this helps retain better quality in the digital to microfilm conversion. Trying to reduce very large drawings too much can cause a lose of information.

Special equipment and skills are needed to perform a digital to microfilm conversion project. Finding a vendor that converts digital images to microfilm can be difficult. Scanning Depot can efficiently convert digital images to microfilm to create 16mm microfilm or 35mm microfilm.

All digital to microfilm conversion projects require operators that have a good deal of experience or you run the risk of poor quality results. This recommendation is emphasize even more if the digital to microfilm conversion will create 35mm film. A digital to microfilm conversion process may be more difficult because of the types of files converted. The quality of large format maps can be more difficult to work with because of shades of colors and contrast . In any case, the operator needs to know how to deal with any issue to make the digital to microfilm conversion successful.

Use a vendor with experience in digital to microfilm conversion in 16mm microfilm and 35mm microfilm.

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