The book2net Falcon is the smallest partner of our V-shape systems book2net Lizard and book2net Dragon and is used when collections in the format A6- to A2+ with a small opening angle are to be digitized. Designed for mobile use, it offers a high level of flexibility, especially in the area of decentralized digitization projects.

Sensor options:
Line sensor
Area sensor

  • Variable scan areas: A6 – A2 +
  • Physical resolution: 300 dpi / 400 dpi
  • True color accuracy
  • Distortion-free
  • Perfect linearity
  • 0.3 sec. scanning time
  • 2.2 sec. processing time (scanning + imaging+ storage)
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Freely selectable settings allow individual recording positions as well as standardized, productive work processes.
The book2net Falcon is designed for mobile use and therefore offers a high level of flexibility, especially in the area of decentralized digitization projects.

Color accurate directly from the camera: the true color management is unique. Directly from the camera, it is possible to generate color accurate scans according to the color 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 Color: 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.

The book2net Falcon is equipped with an LED illumination system that provides a stable color temperature during the scanning process and thus guarantees faithful color reproduction. Thanks to the Fresnel lenses used, uniform illumination of the entire scanning area is guaranteed. The LED light sources are glare-free as well as UV/IR free, so there is no radiation exposure to the user according to EN60825-1.

The book cradle is specially designed to support the book spine and well adapted for books with different bookfolds and bindings that cannot be opened to 180° angle. The pads can be moved and fixed individually in order to position the template in a stable and centered manner. Easily adjustable and lockable up to a maximum spine width of 150 mm. The layout area of 2 x 420 mm x 300 mm offers a high degree of flexibility for digitizing bound documents in the A6 to A2+ range.

The V-shaped glass plate adapts gently to bound documents with a wavy surface or uneven binding. The high-quality, reflection-free and mitered museum glass guarantees precise, shadow-free images even in the critical book fold area. The lifting and pressing force can be specifically adapted to the respective requirements.
This sensitive control guarantees optimal protection of the originals as well as the greatest possible productivity.

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