DatacomIT Sole Australian Distributor of Guardian and Vanguard Large Format Book Scanners
DatacomIT is proud to be awarded sole Australian distribution rights for ICAM’s Guardian and Vanguard A0 and A1 Large Format book scanners.
These scanners are superbly suitable for scanning all documents from A3 size.
Our partnership with ICAM Archive Systems-UK for the distribution of this leading edge large format book scanning product, represents over 50 years of expertise and scanning experience in the industry.
For the preservation of fragile books, documents and maps(paper based as well as non-paper based), The Guardian and Vanguard large format book scanners provide the best solution of its kind on the market.
Why DatacomIT chose The Guardian and Vanguard above all other large format scanners?
Our experience in the field of large format book scanning and the scanning of preciousdocuments led us to conduct an in-depth analysis of a wide range of scanning equipment currently available on the world market.
What we concluded after months of comparison was that there was no better technology, matched with versatility, available than ICAM’s Guardian or Vanguard book scanners. The beauty of this solution is that they are easily upgradable, utilising a wide range of cameras,lenses, scanners and dual mount; dual digital or hybrid digital and microfilm configurations.
The Guardian’s unique and sophisticated pneumatic book handling system ensures thatdelicate or bound volumes can be scanned efficiently without damage. The Guardian Large Format Scanner can be purchased as a base unit, with the pneumatic system added at a later date if required.
|Width (Light Arms Lowered)||1760mm||1990mm|
|Width (Light Arms Raised)||1220mm||1350mm|
|Maximum Document Size||930 x 665mm||1200 x 850mm|
|Lighting||Daylight balance||HF Fluorescent|
|Electrical||220/240V 50Hz 5A OR 110V 60Hz 5/10A|
|Automatic Air Shuttle|
|Dual Height (30X) copyboard|
|Hybrid-microfilm & digital head|
|Tandem-dual digital heads|
|Computer System & monitors|
|Multitude of camera and lenses|
|Width (Light Arms Lowered)||1150mm|
|Width (Light Arms Raised)||750mm|
|Maximum Document Size||620 x 440mm|
|Lighting||Low voltage cool LED|
|Electrical||24v via lighting transformer|
|16 mega pixel video|
|50 mega pixel video|
|65+ mega pixel PhaseOne Camera|
|Multitude of camera and lenses|
For environments where a desktop solution is sought, The Vanguard suitably provides for the scanning of small negatives to documents as large as 620mm x 440mm. The unit can be purchased in manual or in motorised form.
The Vanguard can accommodate a wide range of camera options, and can process up to 600 documents per hour when utilising the 16 mega pixel video capture system.
Both The Guardian and Vanguard scanners have been designed with technology thatminimises page curvature, and once setup perform page cropping perfectly.
A leader in the field, DatacomIT purchased Australia’s first Guardian large format scanner, andutilised it to complete a highly demanding scanning project on behalf of the National Library Australia, scanning some 1 million pages most of which was 100 years old.
This job was completed in an efficient and timely manner, producing stunning results, which in effect have preserved images for all perpetuity.