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book2net - Kiosk Profi

Kiosk Profi

The book2net Profi (formerly known as Kiosk Production) is one of the most successful and versatile A2 book scanners on the international market and impresses with its extraordinary image quality and productivity

  • Selectable options: 300 dpi / 400 dpi / 600 dpi
  • 0.3 sec. scanning time (A2 color @ 400 dpi)
  • 2.2 sec. processing time (scanning + imaging + storage)
  • 12 cm depth of field
  • 15 cm height adjustment
  • 10 cm book spine width
  • USB 3.0 interface
  • Optimized for OCR applications through reduced signal noise

Committed to quality:

Fragile historical books, modern books, magazines, documents, files or bounded materials – thanks to its self-regulating conservational book cradle , the book2net Profi can handle a wide variety of items. It guarantees a particularly gentle treatment of the original and enables relaxed scanning process.

Thanks to its high depth of field and the optical book fold optimization (BFO) specially integrated into our matrix sensor technology, the book2net Profi also guarantees constant image sharpness across the entire surface and delivers thus an excellent scan result even on uneven, wavy surfaces.

Book2net High Resolution Camera

The X71 not only sets new standards in the field of modern digital cameras, it is also the heart of all our scanners. Our CMOS sensor technology is the key element of the system and enables high-resolution capturing of archive materials, books, cards, seals and objects of various sizes and structures. The X71 camera is characterized by first-class image quality, flexible handling and an unbelievable scan speed.

True Colour Management

Colour accurate directly from the camera: the true colour management is unique. Directly from the camera, it is possible to generate colour accurate scans according to the colour spaces SRGB, Adobe 1998 RGB, ECI RGB V1 and ECI RGB V2 and thus easily meet all requirements of digitization guidelines, specifications and standards.

The great advantage of True Colour: Unlike the creation of an ICC profile which is calculated by a “calibration software” using a 24-bit color scan of an X-Rite Color Checker, True Color uses the advantage of all calculations and adjustments in-house Imaging area of the camera with a color depth and analysis depth of 48 bits. Colors are captured even more precisely and signal noise is minimized.

The result: METAMORFOZE, FADGI and ISO / TS 19264-1: 2017 compliant scan results.

LED Lighting Unit

Professional UV / IR and ozone-free lighting system. With a light exposure of less than 2,500 lux and a service life of over 50,000 operating hours, the highest conservation and ecological requirements are met. The Fresnel lenses specially developed for the book2net lighting units are a major technological advantage over classic lighting units. They ensure perfect light distribution and illumination. Unwanted and annoying gradients and reflection effects that otherwise occur in very light or very dark surfaces and also with shiny materials are avoided.

Two operating modes:
1) Flash: The lamps light up slightly for the scan and then reduce their intensity again immediately after the scan. A heating up of the room, often annoying with permanent light, is avoided and at the same time the service life of the light units is extended considerably.

2) Continuous light: On request, it is possible to work with a constant light level, whereby the “brightening effect”, if it is perceived as annoying, is omitted.

Transparent Makrolon Plate

The book2net Profi can optionally be supplied with a transparent, book-friendly Makrolon® pressure plate. The plate can be easily mounted and removed as required.

Control Center

The focus is on ergonomics and ease of use. The possibility of mounting a monitor in the user’s field of view was a customer request that we were happy to implement. Ease of use is increased and both the scan preview and the scan results can be checked immediately in full screen mode.
Optionally, MICROBOX supplies this equipment together with a controller PC based on the latest and most modern components of Microsoft® and Intel technologies; a workstation optimized for fast transfer rates to ensure scan and process speeds of less than 2.2 seconds.