​Why You Need a 26-Megapixel Camera in Your Microfilm Scanner

In order to produce high-quality images using a microfilm scanner, it is essential to ensure that your scanner is equipped with the right camera. While there is a wide variety of microfilm scanner cameras on the market today, not all of them are created equal. When it comes to producing high-definition images that are as crisp and clear as possible, it is difficult to rival a 26-megapixel camera. In this article, we will explore the benefits of 26-megapixel cameras for microfilm scanning in addition to taking a look at one of the top 26-megapixel microfilm scanner cameras on the market today.

Why Pixel Count Matters

In the simplest possible terms, cameras with a higher megapixel count are more effective for microfilm scanning thanks to the fact that they are able to produce clearer and more detailed images. Every digital image is divided into individual pixels. The more pixels that the image is divided into, the clearer and more detailed that it will be. A camera's pixel count, therefore, tells you how many pixels will be present in the images that it produces, with one megapixel equaling a million pixels.

In microfilm scanning, a camera's pixel count is especially important to consider since the image that the camera captures will be transformed into a much larger picture. When blowing up small images into large ones, issues such as blurriness or a lack of fine details are unfortunately common. By dividing an image into 26 million unique pixels, though, microfilm scanners that are equipped with 26-megapixel cameras are capable of producing images that are much clearer and well-defined than images produced by microfilm scanners that are equipped with a lower pixel count camera.

Other Important Qualities to Look for in a Microfilm Scanner Camera

Pixel count is a highly important factor to consider when choosing a camera for your microfilm scanner, but it isn't the only factor that you will want to keep in mind. A high pixel count is just one ingredient in the recipe for microfilm scanner camera that will produce high-quality images. In addition to pixel count, other important qualities that you will want to look for in a microfilm scanner camera include high-quality lenses, high-quality sensors, and high-quality editing software.

Like pixel count, a camera's lenses and sensors also play a massive role in determining the quality of the images that it produces. Even a camera with a low pixel count can often outperform higher pixel count cameras if it is equipped with large, high-end lenses and quality sensors. Consider, for example, the fact that a 15-megapixel DSLR camera will still produce higher quality images than a smartphone that is equipped with a 45-megapixel camera. This is due to the larger lenses and higher quality sensors in the DSLR camera.

In addition to lens and sensor quality, another important factor to consider is the software that your microfilm scanner camera includes. The right editing software makes it easy to touch up any issues with the images that your microfilm scanner produces along with offering advantages such as the ability to create word-searchable documents via an OCR engine and the ability to automatically adjust the image on the view screen for optimum brightness and clarity.

Exploring the 26-Megapixel Camera Inside the ScanPro® 3000 Microfilm Scanner

If you are searching for a microfilm scanner that includes a high-quality 26-megapixel camera[1], you will be hard-pressed to find a scanner better than the ScanPro 3000. The ScanPro 3000 comes equipped with a 26-megapixel camera that is the only camera in the micrographic industry to utilize pixel-shifting technology in order to produce images that are exceptionally clear and sharp. In addition to its high pixel count and innovative pixel-shifting technology, the camera inside of the ScanPro 3000 also features large, high-quality lenses and cutting-edge sensors for optimum image quality.

Perhaps the most alluring quality of the ScanPro 3000, though, is the fact that every purchase of the ScanPro 3000 comes with a free six-month ScanPro Advantage membership that provides access to ScanPro's most advanced software solutions. From the ability to adjust the brightness and contrast of specific areas of an image using SPOT-Edit™ to the ability to convert even handwritten text into word-searchable documents, the suite of software included in the ScanPro Advantage membership that comes free with every ScanPro 3000 scanner offers a number of powerful benefits.

Thanks to its high-quality hardware that includes one of the most innovative 26-megapixel cameras available as well as its helpful software, the ScanPro 3000 ranks as one of the top microfilm scanners on the market. To learn more about the many benefits of the ScanPro 3000 and its high-quality 26-megapixel camera, feel free to contact us today.

[1] The ScanPro 3000 high-performance, 26 Megapixel, pixel-shifting camera produces the clearest image in the microfilm industry. Pixel-shifting is a state-of-the-art technology being used by some of the best known and respected manufacturers in the camera industry. Companies like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica, Zeiss, Pentax, Lumix, and many others are successfully using this technology. Although e-ImageData is not the first manufacturer to use pixel-shifting, we are the first and the only manufacturer in the micrographics industry to use this advanced technology to capture higher megapixel images. E-ImageData starts with the largest image sensor in the industry with the largest pixel size in the industry and using pixel shifting technology, captures and integrate 4 unique optical images into a single 26-megapixel camera image, providing the clearest microfilm images in the industry

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