Copy Stand 6545
This unique book cradle is designed to facilitate the digital
capture of fragile, restricted opening volumes. The Conservation
Copy Stand was invented, and is built by Manfred Mayer of The
University Library, Graz, Austria
Base Rack: dimensions approx: 178 x 81 x 81 cm
Tilting Frame: for camera weights up to 12 Kg. Adjustable
from vertical to 45° by remote control and driving e-motor.
The camera must be moved parallel to the spine of the book by
Camera Frame: Movable in x-direction, parallel to the
lines of the page by remote control and driving motor.
Z-Frame: Adjustable distance between object and camera
lens ~ 35 to 117 cm
Suction Support: For books with max. page height 62 cm.
For miniature books a smaller suction device is available.
Book Cradle: For volumes up to 62 x 45 cm (= dimension
of book covers). It has a soft surface, independently adjustable
angle of boards, and adjustable gutter.
Control Unit: Powers all electric motors, complete with
all cables and connections.
Laser: A 'Class A' Laser 1-3 mW beam is employed to align
the position of the book precisely
Suction Unit: Easy movable and silent. 22 Kg. 60 x 55
x 71 cm. Includes flexible tube, 6 Mt. long. A remote control
unit, mounted to the suction support, reduces the suction during
turning of the pages.
Most mechanical parts are made of anodized aluminium (anthrazite
powder coated). All parts are designed to give the most reliable
The CCS 6545 can easily be dismantled to basic modules for transport.
The camera system is custom-fitted to each stand. Customer supplied
camera systems may be fitted or a complete digital solution provided.
To prevent vibration of the camera device during scanning or photographic
exposure, the floor must be very stable