Equipment: Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 ED
Software: Nikon Scan 4.0
Features: Digital Services currently has 3 Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 ED slide scanners in production. The Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 ED is a fixed film, movable plane single-pass optical scanning system used in the reproduction of negatives and positives, in color and monochrome, 35mm mounted slides and 35mm film strips. The slide scanner will capture a 2 – 6 frame 35mm film strip and using a slide feeder attachment, supports up to 50 mounted 35mm slides for automated imaging. The Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 ED also allows scans of up to 4000 dpi.
How we use it: Digitization of main queue items such as 35mm mounted slides and 35mm film strips
- Treister (China – Complete Show 1997 (Kenneth Treister Slide Collection – Carousel 136)) – http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00062451/00001
- Preservation Institute of Nantucket 1985 views of Nantucket (prints, contact sheets, negatives) – http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00060863/00001
DISCLAIMER: This equipment is used by the Digital Services department at the University of Florida Libraries. Inclusion on this list should not be taken as an endorsement of any manufacturer’s product. Those using this list as a guide for their own purchases should be cautioned that equipment suited to the department’s specific needs, source documents, or fitness-for-purpose determinations may not be suited to another institution’s needs, the source documents they intend to image, or meet other fitness-for-purpose requirements.