University Scanning Services

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Analogue to Digital Scanning

Information for faculty and staff for where to find scanning resources and equipment at Emily Carr.

Epson Perfection V350 Photo – Location: Emily Carr Library (2 scanners)

* High-rise lid for scanning 3D objects
* Auto-feed film loader
* 4800 x 9600 dpi scanning
* Easy color photo restorations
* Automatic scanning of photos, slides, negatives and documents

Quickly scan and digitize film, photos, documents and more with the affordable Epson Perfection V350 Photo. With its 35mm, auto-feed film loader, plus an amazing 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution, you’ll easily achieve truly amazing results. Take advantage of innovative, automatic features that deliver the detail you’d expect from expensive, high-end scanners.

Epson Perfection 4870 PRO – Location: Emily Carr Library (1 scanner)

*  Superior 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution
* 48-bit color depth and exceptional dynamic range (up to 3.8 Dmax)
* DIGITAL ICE™ Technology for Film and Photo Prints
* Versatile, built-in transparency unit (6″ x 9″) with moving light
* Innovative Epson Easy Photo Fix™ technology
* Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire® (IEEE 1394) connectivity

Epson Expression 10000XL- Photo – Location: Mac Resource area – Room 203 (North Building)

The high performance 2400 dpi, large-format scanner for professional photographers and graphic artists.

With 2400 dpi resolution – higher than any other B-size flatbed scanner available today – plus a 3.8 Dmax and 48-bit color, the Epson® Expression® 10000XL offers everything professional photographers and graphic artists require for high-quality, large-volume scanning.

The Epson Expression 10000XL scans virtually anything, including reflective media up to 12.2″ x 17.2″. The Photo model includes a transparency unit for scanning transparencies up to 12.2″ x 16.5″. The Expression 10000XL includes both Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire® (IEEE 1394) connectivity for any Windows® or Macintosh® system.

Epson Perfection 700 Photo scanner Location: Teaching and Learning Centre, Room 190a Intersections Digital Studios building

Get professional quality results from virtually any photographic original with the Epson Perfection™ V700 Photo scanner. With 6400 dpi resolution, this powerful scanner consistently delivers precision colour and detail, whether scanning slides, negatives or medium format film.

This scanner would be used by faculty for digitizing images for their lectures or online courses.

Other Scanning Locations

Rooms 203, 203a, 203b, 203c, 121, 156, and  221 have a variety of scanners.

In the general curriculum labs (203a, 203b, 203c, and 121(the foundation lab)) we have older Epson flatbed scanners hooked up to the instructor stations.

203 is general resource area, and there are two higher-end Epson flatbed scanners and a slide scanner available in this area. All of the Epson scanners in the labs are capable of scanning transparencies (film and slides) in addition as reflective material.

The slide scanner in 203 can do batch scans of up to fifty slides using an adaptor available from AV.

Room 156 (the visual arts lab near printmaking) has an Epson flatbed scanner and a slide scanner available.

The photo lab in 221 also has at least one flatbed scanner, and a film scanner capable of producing high quality scans.

DOC (Digital Output Centre) – Analogue to Print Output

DOC Pricing Guide

The DOC is both a service bureau and a resource centre. Students, staff, and faculty can submit digital files for output using wide format inkjet printers, photographic image recorders, imagePress, and a vinyl cutter. The DOC is also home to scanning equipment and colour calibrated workstations for preparing files for printing. Carlos Mendes is the resident Studio Technician available to guide you through the process of preparing and submitting files for output. The DOC is located in room 396 and Carlos can be contacted at

Currently the DOC equipment list includes

  • (2) 48″ wide format inkjet printers
  • (3) 16″ wide inkjet printers, a vinyl cutter
  • a CD/DVD media printer
  • a Canon C1 digital laser press
  • a LightJet film recorder
  • high quality slide and flatbed scanners

3D Scanning

IDS (Intersections Digital Studio) provides a substantial expansion of ECI’s research and experimental capabilities. They provide access to spatial, full-body and flatbed scanners for work in 2D and 3D.

NextEngine 3D Scanner (
The NextEngine 3D Scanner captures 3D object in full colour with multi-laser precision. Export to STL,OBJ,VRML, U3D and other formats. Works with applications such as Rhino, 3DS Max, ZBrush, Modo, Mathematica and more.

The desktop 3D scanner with turntable.

FastTrack 3D Scanner

Rok, one of our MAA students, is using the FastTrack 3D scanner to scan some branches. He intends to use 3D modeling software to assemble the branch scans into a climbing apparatus. He will use the 3D printer to print out scale prototypes.

For accessing the 3D scanners in the IDS building, please send an email request to Maria Lantin

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