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Bookeye 5 V1A Professional Book Scanner

With 25x36 Inch Scan Area


Bookeye V1A Book Scanner

The new Gen. 5 model is due in May. Pre-order now as upgrade demand is high.

The Bookeye 5
V1A Book Scanner

  • Scans documents up to 25" x 36"
  • Motorized Glass Plate
  • Color overhead book scanner
  • Up to 8" thick with glass plate, 10" without
  • 600 x 600 dpi resolution
  • 1.5 Sec. for A1+ Scan @ 200 dpi
  • Book cradle supports up to 70 lbs.
  • Automatic finger-print removal
  • 180° and V-shaped 140° scanning
  • Standalone with internal PC
  • Scanning software included
  • Gigabit TCP/IP Network Interface
Bundle Price
$39,990

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Bookeye5 V1A Professional Book Scanner

Digitization Excellence and High Productivity

The flagship in the Bookeye 5 family of book scanners is the Bookeye 5 V1A book scanner. Scanning A1+ formats at 600 dpi scanner resolution, the Bookeye 5 V1A features a book cradle with up to 8" height adjustment, a motorized glass plate that opens automatically and of course the 140 degree V-book cradle.

Bookeye 5 V1A is the world`s only working A1+ overhead book scanner that accommodates both flat documents - with or without the glass plate; as well as large, fragile bound documents, using the protective V cradle.

In libraries, archives and other public institutions, the Bookeye 5 V1A Kiosk is is suitable for digitization projects that require high quality and maximum productivity even in 24/7 operation.


Bookeye 5 V1A Features

Versatile Book Cradle
V1A

The Bookeye Gen 5 V1A book cradle is the most versatile in the industry supporting fully opened books at 180° with or without the glass plate. Partially opened books can be scanned via its V-shaped book cradle. Every other vendor has to offer different models to cover all three scenarios.

Designed for Large Books
V1A motorized cradle close up

The motorized glass plate is ideal for scanning in flat mode with very thick books. The glass plate applies the ideal amount of pressure to the source material without damaging it, assisting in flattening the curve of the book fold.

27 inch touchscreen close-up

A large 27" 4K preview screen for alignment and focus. A 21" Full HD multitouch monitor allows the operator to control image quality and make some modifications on the fly.

Key Features
  • Scans documents up to 25" x 36"
  • Motorized Glass Plate
  • Book Cradle
  • Color overhead book scanner
  • 600 x 600 dpi resolution
  • 1.5 Sec. for A1+ Scan @ 200 dpi
  • V-shaped book cradle 140 - 180 degrees
  • Book fold correction (channel)
  • Automatic finger-print removal
  • Automatic crop and deskew
  • Automatic white balance and black value
  • Digital color balance
  • Complies to FADGI *** and ISO 19264-1 guidelines
  • Scan2Net® -Output to SMB, FTP, Printer, Email
  • Output formats: Multipage PDF (PDF/A), TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNM, PNG, BMP, TIFF (Raw, G3, G4, LZW, JPEG) and many more
Key Functions
  • LED lamps, no warm up, IR/UV free
  • Large color 27" preview monitor for simplified operation
  • Large color 21" HD touchscreen for scan QC
  • USB 3.0 Port for Scan 2 USB
  • Operation in dark mode enhances scan quality and improves operation through less light reflection
  • Gigabit TCP/IP Network Interface
  • Standalone device with its own Linux PC
  • Virus resistant Linux OS
  • OS independent, runs with Windows 8, 10, 11, Linux, Mac
  • ScanWizard uses any browser: IE, Safari, Chrome, Firefox
  • Remote maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Firmware updates via web interface
  • Bundle includes 12 months Full Coverage Warranty
The Book Cradle

The book cradle needs no motors. Because the book cradle is fixed, it can support any book imaginable weighing up to 30kg or 65lbs. The book cradle plates can be separated to accommodate books with spines up to 20cm / 8" widths. A flexible fabric bridges the gap between the individual plates, allowing it to provide optimal support for damaged spines.

Bookeye V1A Book Scanner

Before a new book is scanned, the lift motor lowers the glass plate onto the book until the desired pressure is reached. The pressure is measured highly accurately, and it can be up to 10Kg / 22lbs under operator control. Once the book´s thickness is programmed into the lift mechanics, the scanner only needs to open and close the scanning glass to allow for book page flipping. The borderless glass plate opens automatically after each scan to the user defined angle. The speed at which the glass plate opens and closes is also user adjustable.

When the glass plate is completely open, the operator has the option to work manually with almost no force required. The glass plate stays put in every position and the pressure exerted on the book is manually defined by the operator. When the stop button on the right side of the keyboard is activated, all motors stop immediately. The operation can later be resumed after the disruption is removed. All motor operations are available via ScanWizard as well as via the six buttons on the keyboard at the front of the scanner. When the stop button on the right side of the keyboard is activated, all motors stop immediately. The operation can later be resumed after the disruption is removed.

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