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Regional Scan Center

The Regional Scan Center is available for members to convert materials to digital files.  We have equipment available on site to convert the following types of materials:

  • Text documents
  • Photographs, negatives and slides
  • Microfilm and Microfiche
  • LPs (33rpm, 45rpm, and 78rpm records)
  • VHS tapes
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Large format items
  • Fragile items

Please contact Nicole Menchise (nmenchise@lilrc.org) for any questions.  Complete the form to request an appointment to use the center.

Scan Center Policies

Digitization Equipment

   Item  Model  Description
 Borrow
  CD/DVD Reader
External CD Drive USB 3.0 Portable CD DVD +/-RW Drive DVD/CD ROM Rewriter Burner Writer   On site use only
  Copy Stand
Kaiser R2N CP Image Capturing Set The R2N CP Image Capturing Set from Kaiser includes a portable camera stand and an RB 218N HF lighting unit.

The hand-cranked height adjustment of the camera arm is offered by friction drive in plastic bearings. You can also adjust the camera arm horizontally and move it at a distance of approximately 2.7” (7cm) back and forth from the column. A 1/4” mounting thread is used for attaching the camera to the arm. The column folds down on the baseboard.

The RB 218N HF Lighting unit comes with a high-frequency operating system. It features 2 small light banks, each equipped with a cold-light fluorescent lamp. Each of the light banks is tiltable and adjustable in height. The angle of vertical arms can be adjusted by a lock joint. The lighting units are mounted on strong die-cast clamp bases with a width of up to 1.9” (48mm).

Canon EOS 5DS R DSLR Camera is available for use with this stand.

On site use only for the larger stand.

A smaller travelling stand is available in the

Equipment Loan Program. No camera is provided for the copy stand that is loaned.
Large Format Scanner
Epson Expression 12000XL Photo Scanner
  • Professional large-format scanning — accommodates reflective media up to 12. 2" X 17. 2", Plus slides, negatives and transparency strips.
  • Extraordinary image quality — 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution, micro Step drive technology and a 3. 8 Dmax for brilliant clarity and detail.
  • Enhanced color with the colorful II imaging system — combines superior image processing, a fast warm-up LED lamp, and Epson MatrixCCD technology for bold, vibrant scans.
  • One-touch color restoration — Epson’s exclusive easy photo fix technology restores faded color photos and negatives in a snap and offers automatic dust removal and grain reduction for Film scanning.
  • Included transparency unit — scans up to 48 frames of 35mm negatives, 30 slides, eight frames of 4" X 5" Transparencies or six medium-format transparency strips up to 18 cm long. 
On site use only
LP Player
Audio-Technica LP-120XUSB
  • Direct-drive, DC servo motor with selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
  • Fully manual operation featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced S-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest 
On site use only
Microfilm/ Microfiche Scanner
 Viewscan 4
 High resolution microfilm and microfiche scanner.
On site use only
Photo/Document Scanner
Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner The Epson Perfection V600 Photo delivers outstanding quality scans from photos, film, slides and everyday documents. With 6400 x 9600 dpi resolution, this high performance scanner ensures precision film scanning for sharp, vivid reproductions up to 17" x 22" 
Available through the equipment loan program
Photo/Document Scanner
Epson Perfection V370 Photo Scanner The Perfection V370 Scanner from Epson features a 4800dpi optical resolution and a CCD sensor with ReadyScan LED technology. The scanner's high resolution is ideal for scanning both photos and documents and its 48-bit color depth and 3.2 Dmax provide accurate color rendition for all your scans. In addition to scanning documents, the scanner features a built-in transparency unit and includes a film holder so you can scan 35mm film and slides as well. Easily convert your old negatives and slides to digital images. This includes a cable for a USB connection to the computer. Available through the equipment loan program
VHS Player
JVC HRA591U 4-Head Hi-Fi VCR Stereo VHS recording and playback with quasi-S-VHS playback (plays Super-VHS tapes at standard-VHS resolution) 
On site use only

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570
info@lilrc.org

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