Media Conversion & Digitization

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Preserve your memories! The Digital Media Lab (DML) offers equipment and software to convert print and analog media to digital formats. Visit the Adult Services Desk to reserve and borrow the equipment. The following equipment and software is available for use in the Digital Media Lab only.

picture scanner 
 

 

 

Kodak Picture Saver Scanning System
Preserve your memories by creating digital scans of photos and scrapbook pages. Specialized software scans photos individually, so no need to remove photos from scrapbook pages!

 What is available:
  • Kodak PS80 Photo Scanner - scans up to 85 photos per minute!
  • Legal sized flatbed scanner (scanner bed size: 8.5" x 14")
  • Kodak Picture Scanning software with Photo Selector Tool
  • Picture Scanner Kit (check out from the Adult Services Desk)
 Resolution:
  • PS80 scanner - 300, 600, and 1200 dpi (300 dpi is the default resolution and is sufficient in most cases)
  • Flatbed scanner - 1200 dpi
 What you will need: 
  •  Source material: print photos, photo pages, scrapbook pages, etc.
  • USB drive or SD card

 
 Click HERE for detailed instructions on using the Picture Saver Scanning System.

 

  film to digital converter

 

 

 

 

Wolverine F2D Titan Film to Digital Converter
Preserve your photos from film negatives or slide to digital images.

 What is available: 
  • Wolverine F2D Titan Film to Digital Converter
  • 35 mm slide adapter
  • 35 mm negative adapter
  • 110 slide adapter
  • 110 negative adapter
  • 8 mm/Super 8 adapter
 What you will need:
  • Source material: negatives or slides of your personal photos
  • SD/SDHC card* -- 32GB or smaller (anything larger may cause the
    device to freeze; no SDXC or MicroSD cards)
  • USB drive 
  • Film Conversion Kit (check out from the Adult Services Desk)

An SD/SDHC card is required for the digital converter device to function.
As images are converted they are saved to the SD/SDHC card. If your
SD/SDHC is larger enough to store all of your images and you have an SD
card port on your personal computer, then you will not need the USB.

 
Click HERE for detailed instructions on using the Wolverine Titan Film to Digital Converter.

 

 

Sanyo VCR-DVD recorder

 

Sanyo DVD Recorder/VCR + TV
Preserve your home movies by recording video from VHS to DVD

 What you will need:
  •  Video source material (i.e. your personal film on VHS)
  •  Blank DVD-R / DVD-RW discs (machine not compatible with DVD+ discs)
  • Video Conversion Kit (check out from the Adult Services Desk)
 Note about Copyright

Copyright protected material cannot be recorded using this machine. This recorder
is available for the conversion of personal recordings. If the machine detects
copy-protected material, recording will pause or stop automatically and an error
message will appear on the screen. 

 

 Click HERE for detailed instructions on using the Sanyo DVD Recorder.

 

 video capture

 

 

 

Elgato Video Capture System
Capture analog video to save in digital format

 What you will need:
  • Video source material (i.e. VHS)
  • Storage format such as a USB drive or recordable disc (DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW)
  • Video Capture Kit (check out from the Adult Services Desk)

 
Click HERE for detailed instructions on using the Elgato Video Capture System.

 

Also available for use:

 VHS-C Cassette Adapter

 VHS-C Cassette Adapter

  • Adapts VHS-C (compact) cassette tapes for viewing in a VCR
  • Adapter is compatible only with VHS-C cassette tapes (not compatible with Digitial8, Hi-8, 8mm, or MiniDV cassettes)
  • Available for checkout from the Adult Services Desk
  • Battery powered motor opens the door on the adapter allowing for the VHS-C to be inserted into the adapter 
  • Click here for a video on how to insert the VHS-C into the adapter
light box

 Light box

  • preview film negatives and slides