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Digitize Your Microfilm or Microfiche Collection

nextScan is the micrographics technology leader in microfilm scanning and microfiche scanning equipment, software and accessories. Microfilm conversion and microfiche conversion are highly technical processes of taking rollfilm or microfiche and converting the film to a digital format. nextScan has consistently been first in the capture industry with new innovations for image quality, increased scanning speeds, and workflow software. nextScan patented technology is world renowned for cutting costs and increasing efficiency. From small reader/printer applications to large-scale microfilm digital conversion projects, nextScan can offer a full suite of Micrographics and conversion services solutions. All Microfilm scanners, Microfiche scanners and document management software is manufactured in the United States by nextScan.

Microfilm Conversion Scanners

flexscan microfilm microfiche production scanner

FLEXSCAN ®
Multi-Format Microfilm Scanner

The FlexScan 3-in-1 scanner with NextStarPLUS® High Performance Workflow Software is designed for those with multiple microforms in their collection, allowing for the high-speed conversion for microfilm, microfiche and aperture cards.

Rollfilm Sizes, Formats, Polarities:

  • 16 and 35 mm Film (Optional 70 mm)
  • Simplex, Duplex, Duo, Blipped/Unblipped, COM and Mixed formats
  • Positive, Negative, Mixed

Fiche Sizes, Formats, Polarities:

  • Standard, Jumbo Fiche, Mini Jackets Jackets, Aperture Cards
    Step & Repeat, Film Jackets, AB Dick, Microx, COM, Aperture Cards
  • Positive, Negative, Mixed

Film & Fiche Types:

  • Vesicular, Blue and Black Diazo, Silver, Duplex, Duo, COM, Blipped/Unblipped and Mixed formats

Film Orientation: Comic, Cine, Mixed

Benchmarks based on 200 DPI Scan Resolution, at 24x Reduction Ratio.

*Higher scan speeds available under rental, lease, or contract.

FlexScan 800 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 3:40 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)
  • Fiche – 13 Seconds Per Fiche (Jacketed 5 Row Fiche)47 Seconds Per 15 Row COM Fiche (77 per hour)
  • Aperture Cards – 4 Seconds Per Aperture Card

FlexScan 600 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 4:54 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)
  • Fiche – 14 Seconds Per Fiche (Jacketed 5 Row Fiche)56 Seconds Per 15 Row COM Fiche (64 per hour)
  • Aperture Cards – 4 Seconds Per Aperture Card

FlexScan 400 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 6:39 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)
  • Fiche – 17 Seconds Per Fiche (Jacketed 5 Row Fiche)70 Seconds Per 15 Row COM Fiche (51 per hour)
  • Aperture Cards – 4 Seconds Per Aperture Card
high speed microfilm scanner for digitization

ECLIPSE ®
High-Speed Microfilm Conversion Scanner

The Eclipse Production Level Rollfilm scanner is designed for large-scale digital microfilm conversion projects. The Eclipse scans 16mm and 35mm microfilm and is ideal for large-scale projects that are time-critical and require superior image quality. Our NextStarPLUS® High Performance Workflow Software is designed for the demanding user and included with the scanner.

Roll Film Sizes, Formats, Polarities:

  • 16 and 35 mm Film
  • Simplex, Duplex, Duo, Blipped/Unblipped, and Mixed formats
  • Positive, Negative, Mixed

Film Types: Vesicular, Blue and Black Diazo, Silver, and Mixed Formats

Film Orientation: Comic, Cine, Mixed

Benchmarks based on 200 DPI Scan Resolution, at 24x Reduction Ratio.

*Higher scan speeds up to 2,000 PPM available under rental, lease, or contract.

Eclipse 1200 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 2:16 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)

Eclipse 800 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 3:40 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)

Eclipse 600 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 4:54 Minutes Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)
FlexView Microfilm Scanner - Digitize Microfilm

FLEXVIEW ®
Compact Microfilm Conversion Scanner

The FlexView is our desktop conversion scanner that digitizes microfilm at up to 300 PPM, in your own facility, on your schedule! Microfilm conversion and preservation at your fingertips.

Roll Film Sizes, Formats, Polarities:

  • 16 and 35 mm Film
  • Simplex, Duplex, Duo, Blipped/Unblipped, and Mixed formats
  • Positive, Negative, Mixed

Film Types: Vesicular, Blue and Black Diazo, Silver, and Mixed Formats

Film Orientation: Comic, Cine, Mixed

Benchmarks based on 200 DPI Scan Resolution, at 24x Reduction Ratio.

FlexView 300 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 9:53 Minute Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)

FlexView 150 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 19:47 Minute Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)

FlexView 75 PPM

  • Rollfilm – 39:35 Minute Per Roll (16mm/95 ft. Roll)
Convert Microfilm to Digital - NextStar Workflow Software for Increased Project Efficeincy

Powered by NEXTSTARPLUS ®
Workflow Software

NextStarPlus® workflow production software will steer your microform conversion towards super-fast, on-track compliance. Combined with nextScan scanners, the NextStarPLUS® Workflow Software Platform provides optimum speed and significantly reduces conversion costs.

On a Budget? Consider VirtualFilm ®
An Affordable Digital Microfilm Archive

VirtualFilm® can be used for the permanent digital preservation of microfilm archives and is ideal for it’s cost saving benefits, easy search and retrieval capabilities, and image enhancement tools. See how you can save with VirtualFilm®… Request a Demo Today!