Microfilm 35mm to image

To start MICROFILM comes in many varieties: 1. There are a few basic types of microfilm: a. 16mm is the most common of all the film. b. 35mm is a larger vesion and generally used by archivist that want to preserve the quality of the material in a larger size image. 2. They come in 2 sizes 16 MM and 35 MM 3. They are scanned in 2 formats: simplex and duplex a. Blipped and none blipped b. Comic mode and Cine mode 4. There are 2 types: Positive and negative fiche 5. There are 3 basic formats: a. Diazo – film is produced through a process of heat and light and ammonia. Copies are usually blue or black in color. b. Silver- used to produce very high quality microfiche. It is a silver gray in color. c. and Vesicular – creamy light blue in color, but can produce very high quality images. It’s worth mentioning that vesicular microfilm cannot be duplicated as the copy will be highly degraded and unreadable. 6. Your media can come in a variety of carriers including 3M cartridges, standard reels. You can have reels of 100 feet, 215 feet for the 16mm reels. 35mm reels generally come in 100 foot rolls. 7. Finally, you have original film and duplicate film
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35mm to image
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Microfilm & Microfiche
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