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Laurie Varendorff

2016-10 Laurie Varendorff

ARMA of the Varendorff Consultancy is a records and information management specialists whose introduction to microfilm, microfiche, micrographic or microform commenced in 1974 as the Manager of a Rank Xerox – now Fuji Xerox – Copi-Centre. Microfilm, microfiche, micrographics and microforms have been a part of Laurie’s working life since this time and through the twenty two ( 22 ) years’ operating a commercial microfilm, microfiche, micrographic and microform bureau producing microfilm, micrographics and microforms in all formats and marketing a wide range of microfilm, micrographic and microform equipment including digital microfilm Reader / Printer / Scanners. Laurie’s first introduction to records management was in 1962 as an employee of an insurance company in Sydney followed by a period with the UK Mission to the United Nations in New York in 1964.

Laurie has a wide ranging background and experience with records and information management in addition to his involvement with micrographics both with analogue reader printers and more recently specialising in digital microfilm equipment and especially digital microfilm Reader / Printer / Scanners over the past THIRTY NINE ( 39 ) years. Laurie has been a professional member and a Branch Councillor of the Records Management Association of Australasia – RMAA’s Perth Branch since the early 1990′s and Western Australian Branch President and a Federal Director 1999-2001.


Across Australia – New Zealand - Papua New Guinea & Oceania – DS & ME with its TWELEVE – 12 Authorised Resellers / Business Partners /  Technical Service Agents now have a total of FOUR HUNDRED & SEVENTY SIX – 476 installations of the current e-ImageData ScanPro 3000ScanPro i9300, ScanPro 2200 PLUS, ScanPro 2200, and ScanPro 2000 Digital Microfilm Reader – Viewer – Scanner – Printers plus the previous earlier e-ImageData ScanPro 1000 / ScanPro 1100 / 800 / 700 model/s 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.

This Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & Oceania contribution by DS & ME with its  TWELEVE – 12 Authorised Resellers / Business Partners / Technical Service Agents has allowed the international total of installations of the ScanPro Digital Microfilm Reader – Viewer – Scanner – Printer Range of Scanners manufactured by e-ImageData Corp. of the USA to increase to a total in excess of TEN THOUSAND – YES !!! 10,000 Units.



The ScanPro® 3000 with a 26 Megapixel Camera brings Ultra-High Definition Scanning to Microfilm. For any form of microfilm aperture card, jacket, microfiche, microfilm – 16 / 35mm Roll, micrographic & microform requirements, no matter how small or complex, please contact us via the Contact Us @ DS & ME facility at this website or email Laurie Varendorff - Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME via Email: Laurie Varendorff & we will do everything in our power to fulfil your requirements.

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 @ 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.

For Further Assistance or if you require details on the ScanPro I9300 – 3000 – 2000 or 1100 Digital Microfilm Scanner / Printer or any of DS & ME’s extensive range of Microfilm or Book & Fragile Document Scanners on any the products or services listed on this DS & ME website or require a quotation you can send an e-mail, or phone Laurie Varendorff via email @ Laurie Varendorff ARMA; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147