Mekel MACH 5

High-Performance Production Microfilm Scanners

The Mekel MACH5 microfilm scanner is known as the 'best of both worlds' for its ability to provide both quality image capture and fast scan speeds of 500 images or more per minute (1000 images or more per minute using speed mode).

Since creating the world's first production level microfilm scanner in 1989, Mekel Technology has remained at the forefront of microfilm technology with their industry acclaimed MACH-series scanners. Relied upon by countless archives, service bureaus, government agencies, corporations and other institutions, the MACH-series provide fast and accurate digitization of all types of 16mm and 35mm microfilm.

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      Text Recognition

      Optical character recognition with QuantumProcess

      Safely Scans Microfilm

      Safely scans microfilm in various states of composition, including film inflicted with vinegar syndrome

      High Volume

      Scan speeds under four minutes per 100′ roll

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      About

      For archivists, records managers and service bureaus there is no greater
      measure of digitization success than accuracy to the original media. The
      award-winning Mekel Technology MACH-series microfilm scanners pair
      maximum efficiencies with adherence to FADGI, Metamorfoze and
      International Standards Organization (ISO) preservation specifications for
      an unmatched return on investment.

      • 24/7 operation with minimal maintenance requirements
      •  16 mm and 35 mm microfilm capabilities
      •  1,000' rollfilm and 3M/ANSI/ Ektamate cartridge handling as standard
      •  Digital conversion to most electronic imaging formats including text searchable PDF varieties and archival formats
      •  Accurate image capture from microfilm in varying states of decomposition
      •  Vertical transport system for stable and gentle film handling
      •  Fast throughput
      •  Highly-refined precision lenses
      •  Mekel's one-of-a-kind and software suites
      •  A sophisticated toolkit of automated and manual image processing features to guarantee the best image quality possible and eliminate the need for rescans
      •  100% accurate image capture on first pass — no reloads necessary
      •  External PC system for maximum uptime and easy technology updates
      •  Calibrated/focused LED light source
      •  Sturdy case with built-in reel storage
      •  'Load and go' intuitive operation
      •  Compatible with *Imagehost

      Quantum HIGHLIGHTS

      QuantumScan

      • Automatic frame or fixed- grid image detection
      • Optimum resolution
      • Project presets
      • Image quality settings
      • Pre-scan testing
      • Multiple ribbon output options
      • Easy workflow integration
      • IMAGEHOST integration

      QuantumProcess

      • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for keyword search
      • Batch processing
      • Zoom capability
      • Editing toolkit
      • Fixed-grid frame replication
      • Irregular frame flag
      • Blackout framing
      • Image enhancement
      • Dual output option
      • Document separation tagging
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