The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship

Imaging Equipment


The Freedman Center offers a variety of imaginging equipment for in-Center use.

If you have any questions, thoughts, or suggestions, please drop us a line.

Digital Pen Display ‌Wacom Cintiq HD (1) In-Center use
This large, high-def Wacom drawing display is great for fine touch-ups in Adobe Photoshop or for drawing your own digital illustrations in Adobe Illustrator. This is Wacom's most advanced, pressure sensitive pen display. It is very precise with intuitive, muli-touch capabilities. 


Nikon_CoolScan_V ‌Nikon Super CoolScan 5000 - 35MM Slide and Film Scanner (4) in-Center use
These special scanners scan 35m slides and film negatives at a very high resolution (24MP equivalent).
supercoolscan9000_sm ‌Nikon CoolScan 9000 - 35MM Slide and Film Scanner (1) in-Center use
These special scanners scan 35m slides and film negatives at a very high resolution (4000 dpi true optical-resolution). As with other Nikon scanners, this features Digital ICE technology (Image Correction and Enhancement) which removes dust, scratches, and even allows for the restoration of faded color.
epson4990 Epson Perfection 4990 Photo Scanner (6) in-Center use + 2 available 1st floor of Kelvin Smith Library when library is open
This powerful performer scans multiple slides simultaneously, as well as negatives and photos. And, with its built-in transparency unit, it accommodates film up to 8" x 10". Housed in a sleek outer case with an illuminated scan progress indicator, this scanner delivers intricate detail, due to an astounding 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution, 48-bit color depth, and 4.0 Dmax
EXP10000XL ‌Epson Perfection 10000XL Medium Format Photo Scanner (1) in-Center use
This scanner is available to scan larger works - up to 12" x 17" - at ultra high resolutions. This scanner also has a transparency adapter to scan transparent media like X-rays. Biomedical researchers have used this to scan their film transparencies for example.
Large Format Scanner ‌HP Designjet T1200 HD Large Format Scanner(1)
This large format sheet fed scanner quickly scans oversized materials, up to 42” wide, with a maximum of 600dpi.  A carrier is available for fragile materials.  Scanning is done by specially trained staff and an appointment is necessary.




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