The DS & ME – SMA model 16 = 16 mm Roll Microfilm Desktop Archive Writer

The SMA model SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer, File Converter, Microfilm Plotter – Digital to Analog Converting System utilizing Standard 16 mm Microfilm

16 mm Negative Roll Microfilm Spool

The above Image shows a 16 mm Negative Roll of Microfilm

SMA model 16 Roll Film Desktop Archive Writer for 16 mm Roll Microfilm

The above Image shows the SMA model SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer, File Converter, Microfilm Plotter – Digital to Analog Converting System utilizing  Standard 16 mm Microfilm

A Brochure showing for the SMA model SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer, File Converter, Microfilm Plotter – Digital to Analog Converting System utilizing Standard 16 mm Microfilm is available for download @ The SMA model SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer

Save your essential data which are subject to long-term archiving requirements with minimum effort and very cost effective on the proven media microfilm.

The SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer produces an analog backup of your digital business documents.

There is no more need for migration of your electronic archive as microfilm is totally soft- and hardware independent.

Microfilm, produced properly and kept under right conditions, has a life expectancy – LE of up to 500 years.

In addition MICROFILM is fake proof against viruses or worms and cannot be manipulated by hackers.

The SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer can handle all kinds of image files such as .TIFF, .JPEG, .PDF, .DOC, .XLS, etc. in bi-tonal, grey scale or color.

The converting process, which is done by utilizing standard 16 mm Roll Microfilm, is quick, reliable and provides excellent image quality.

After the files are transferred to the system it will work fully unattended.

The system includes PC work station and operating software which manages the downloaded files.

Communication with the PC takes place via a standard interface.

The SMA 16 Desktop Archive Writer cannot be upgraded to handle 35 mm Rolls of Microfilm.

For converting image files back to 35 mm & 16 mm Roll Microfilm then please request information on the SMA model 51 = 35 / 16 mm Roll Microfilm Archive Writer For converting image files back to 148 x 105 mm microfiche please request information on the SMA model 105 Archive Writer 

This SMA model 105 Archive Writer product has an online processor which allows the client to develop the film immediately after exposure.

Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME are the Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea – PNG & Oceania Distributors of the SMA Electronic Document GmbH of Germany range of Digital to Analog Converting System for the Archival retention of Data over Hundreds of years.


Across Australia – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & Oceania – DS & ME now have in excess of FIVE HUNDRED – 500 INSTALLATIONS of On-Demand Walk-up 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.

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For any form of microfilm aperture card, jacket, microfiche, microfilm – 16 / 35 mm 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 at  – Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME – Email: Laurie Varendorff & we will do everything in our power to fulfil your requirements.

For any book, drawing, map or plan plus archival document or fragile material no matter the size – e.g. less than A 5 = 148 x 210 mm = ( 5.83 x 8.27 inches ) or up to Double A 0 Plus = 2,000 x 1,210 mm = ( 78.7 x 47.64 inches ) – which requires Scanning, Digitising = Digitizing & or Imaging for your Digitisation Projects, no matter how large or small 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 from a minimum size of A 6 = 148 mm in width by 105 mm in height up to a maximum size of over Double A 0 = 1189 mm plus in width by 841 mm plus in height for books or Fragile Document/s, Map/s, Plan/s or Engineering, Architectural plus other types of Drawing/s required to meet a prospective client’s individual requirements.

For Further Assistance? If you require details on the range of Digital Microfilm Reader – Viewer – Scanner – Printers available in the Australian – New Zealand – & Oceania Region or any of DS & ME’s extensive range of Microfilm or Book & Large Format Fragile Document Scanners on any the products or services listed on this website or require a quotation you can send an e-mail, or phone Laurie Varendorff via email @ Laurie Varendorff; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147

Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME for All Things Micrographic plus Book & fragile Archival Document Scanning, Digitising & Imaging services the Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & Oceania Market which includes all states & territories of Australia including Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, the Northern Territory plus New Zealand – NZ  plus surrounding areas in Oceania where our Business Partners provide us with the authority to promote, install & to provide ongoing technical support for their nominated equipment range.