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New and Pre-Loved Professional Imaging and Digital Archiving Equipment

Whether you need to purchase world-class colour targets to support your digitisation effort or you need affordable capture devices, Africa Media Online is a trusted partner to assist you in setting up and managing your digitisation unit.

Epson 10000XL Graphic Arts Scanner

The Epson Expression 10000XL Graphic Arts Scanner

Price: ZAR18,000 incl. VAT

Studio shot of the front of an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner

The Epson Expression 10000 graphic arts scanner is an A3+ graphics arts scanner that produced good quality scanning in our digitization bureau for a number of years. Having migrated to CMOS sensor based digital capture systems, we are needing to part with it and hope it can be of good use to another organization to the same degree as it has been to us. The scanner has been kept in mint condition as can be seen by this front view.

The back of the scanner. With a resolution of 2400dpi and high optical density of 3.8 DMax, the EPSON Expression 10000XL boasts excellent quality up to a full A3+. Easy to use, the EPSON Scan driver has both automatic and professional modes, the optional A3 transparency unit enables easy film batch scanning and advanced connectivity is built-in with USB 2.0 Hi Speed and IEEE1394 (FireWire) together with optional networking.

Epson was one of the few companies that continued to invest in scanner technology after the advent of digital cameras. Not only did they do that successfully, but they made professional quality scanners accessible to small companies, organisations and individuals. This graphic art scanner is ideal if you need high quality digital capture of anything from art works to negatives. The scanner comes with its own software, but is also compatible with great third-party software such as Silverfast and Vuescan.

Epson Perfection V750 Pro

The Epson Perfection V750 Pro Scanner

Price: ZAR5,500 incl. VAT

The Epson Perfection V750 has a dual lens system with high pass optics. The scanner has been kept in mint condition. While 6,400 dpi is claimed on the scanner, one should be aware that this is not a dedicated film scanner and in reality will resolve at 2,300 dpi. If you want a dedicated film scanner, see the Nikon option below. This scanner, however, will do wonderful work on photographic prints. Here is a helpful overview

The back of the scanner. The V750 is Epson’s top of the range A4+ flatbed scanner. It was designed for professional photographers and designers who need high quality scans. he V750 has an Anti-Reflection Optical Coating. This coating is applied to the CCD glass to eliminate or minimize the amount of reflections. Abnormal Ghost images are reduced.

Epson was one of the few companies that continued to invest in scanner technology after the advent of digital cameras. Not only did they do that successfully, but they made professional quality scanners accessible to small companies, organisations and individuals. This graphic art scanner is ideal if you need high quality digital capture of anything from art works to negatives. The scanner comes with its own software, but is also compatible with great third-party software such as Silverfast and Vuescan.

Overland Storage NEO's

The Overland Storage NEOs LTO4 Tape Library

Price: ZAR8,000 incl. VAT

The Overland Storage NEOs is a 24-slot LTO4 tape library that was retired when we invested in a larger system. But it still works smoothly!

The back of the machine reveals the ports.

Nikon Cool Scanner

Nikon Super CoolScan LS-2000 Film & Slide Scanner

Price: ZAR5,500 incl. VAT

The Nikon CoolScan LS-2000 was a revolutionary scanner in its day (see a review, written around the time of its launch in the mid 2000s). gifting high quality film scanning to professionals and amateurs. It was superseded by later models, but it stood the test of time. It not only works with Nikon software but with other third party software such as SilverFast.

The back of the scanner. The scanner includes Digital ICE technology that automatically removes dust and scratches – a real benefit when you have old and scratched negative or positive strip film.

The scanner comes with its cables and other accessories.