About Us @ Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME


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Across Australia – New Zealand - Papua New Guinea & Oceania – DS & ME now have a total of FIVE HUNDRED & FOURTEEN – 514 installations of Digital Microfilm Reader – Viewer – Scanner – Printers with the ability to Read, View, Scan, and Print from 16 / 35 mm Roll Microfilm, Microfiche, 35 mm Aperture Cards for Engineering, Architectural plus any other type of Drawing/s, Map/s & Plan/s – either negative or positive, plus Micro Opaque/s – e.g. Microcard/s or Microprint/s.

 With a combination of FORTY ONE – 41 years of experience in micrographics, microform, microfilm, & microfiche imaging [both film & digital] technology & the industry by Laurie Varendorff, DS & ME is well placed to understand the microfiche & microfilm & more recently book scanning, digitising & reading / viewing requirements of the Library – Public, Special Purpose, University & Reference, Archive, Heritage, Records Management, Information Management, Preservation, Conservation, Public History, Local Studies, Heritage, Local History & Family History, Special Library – Public, Special Purpose, University & Reference, Local Government, Museum plus Genealogy & Engineering Drawing application areas & be able to provide the most suitable equipment & consumables available to meet those requirements.

DS & ME  is capable of fulfilling your equipment & consumable requirements for aperture cards, jackets, microfiche, microfilm & book scanning production plus viewing, reading, scanning, digitising, digitizing, imaging, printing & any other micrographic & book scanning needs, now & into the future.

The marketing, installation & ongoing support of digital microfilm equipment & especially aperture card, jacket, microfiche & microfilm Reader / Printer / Scanners plus the recent addition of a range of book scanners is our organisations speciality.

With a currently comprehensive & growing list of international and nation partners ( both manufactures and sub distributors ) DS & ME is in a position to provide for the current rejuvenation in the area of digital aperture card, jacket, microfiche & microfilm equipment plus the recent addition of book scanner installations & support including digital microfilm Reader / Printer / Scanners & consumable utilization across Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & South Pacific at a time when there is resurgence in the use of microfilm & microforms in general as an archival storage media & a need to convert physical books to a digital format.
For any book, archival document or fragile material project which requires Scanning, Digitising = Digitizing, & or Imaging, no matter how small or large then contact Laurie Varendorff via email @ Laurie Varendorff ARMA; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147 at Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME.

Laurie will be able to advise if DS & ME has the specialised equipment available for the Scanning, Digitising, & or Imaging for your project from a minimum size of A6 = 148 mm in width by 105 mm in height up to a maximum size of DOUBLE A0 or 2,540 mm in width x 915 mm in height = ( 100 x 36 inches ) for fragile documents, maps, plans or drawings or books required to meet a prospective client’s individual requirements.