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Digital Lab Equipment

The Digital Lab at Olin Library is a facility intended to support the library’s digitization efforts. Work in the lab is focused on digitizing and providing access to first, library collection materials, and second, collection material held by departments across Wesleyan.

Our set-up includes:

Camera Model: Nikon D810 (DSLR)
Pixel Array: 7360 x 4912
Resolution: 300-600ppi, 16-bit
Connection: tethered via USB to an Apple iMac
Lenses: Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm, Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm, Rodenstock 75mm f/4 APO-Rodagon D enlarging Lens
Mounting: Kaiser 60″ Column Motorized CopyStand with a 31.5 x 23.6″ copy bed (bound objects are supported with polyethylene book mounts)
Lighting: Broncolor strobe lights (daylight balanced)
Output File Format: TIFF LZW