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Compliant with industry imaging standards

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No glare


Scans up to 1,000dpi

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Able to scan books at 120 degrees


All-In-One Large Format Scanner

i2s QUARTZ A1 V large format book scanner

Manufactured by

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The QUARTZ A1V book scanner is the latest edition to the highly successful QUARTZ line. With all the same great features found in the QUARTZ A1, the A1V now has the capability to scan fragile or tightly bound books at 120° using the angled book holder. The QUARTZ A1V is truly the most versatile scanner on the market.


Equipped with the high resolution tri-linear camera found on the QUARTZ A1 HD, this book scanner produces industry leading digital images that are compliant with the strictest imaging guidelines in the world. This is a scanner designed for institutions with a wide variety of materials that need to be captured at the highest levels.

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Image Quality


The QUARTZ A1V is compliant with both the Metamorfoze and FADGI 3 Star international preservation guidelines, The Quartz A1V comes in two models: the standard which captures the full A1 surface at 400x400 dpi or the new HD model that can capture the full surface at 600 x 600 dpi.

  • High Resolution Tri-Linear CCD Sensor

  • 100% resolution efficiency (11 lp/mm) at 600 dpi

  • Compliant with ISO 19264, Metamorfoze and FADGI

  • Resolutions up to 1000 dpi depending on material size

  • Variable scan head for higher resolutions of 1000 dpi for A3 size material, 800 dpi for A2 size (HD)

  • The camera moves perpendicular to scan surface for fixed focal distances

  • The lights are fixed to the camera for consistent lighting across full scan surface



The user can place bound material on the self-balancing book cradle (180°) or the angled book holder (120°). Both methods use the pressure sensitive scan glass to flatten the pages based on the users specifications. The cradle also converts into a flat table surface for single sheet items.

  • 24.8'' x 35.4'' (A1) scanning surface

  • Bi-Directional Scanning

  • Background Saving: No delay between scans

  • Pressure sensor on scan glass

  • 6 second scan time at 300 dpi across full A1 surface

  • 16 second scan time at 400 dpi across full A1 surface

  • Motorized book cradle with electronic commands, no air compressor

  • Scan surface is stationary to create a smaller footprint than other scanners on the market

  • Multiple Saving Frames with customized outputs

QUARTZ A1 V scanner
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The Quartz A1V book scanner utilizes the same UV and IR free LED lights that are found on the successful Quartz A1 HD. These lights are specifically designed for the Quartz camera and eliminate any glare while having adjustable setting for relief enhancement on textured items.

  • Long life LED lighting system with no UV or IR emission

  • Exclusive glare free technology allows for scanning highly reflective materials (glossy paper, mylar, etc.)

  • Relief enhancement on documents and objects

  • Attached to the moving scan head to eliminate shadows found in gutters and creases

  • No warm up

Additional Features

  • Adjustable book holder (95° to 120°)

  • High resolution line scan camera

  • Capable of scanning books, newspapers, posters, maps, pictures, artwork, textiles, and much more

  • Auto and real-time image quality control

  • Scans can immediately launch after previous scan

  • Image Enhancement & Compression performed while scanning

  • Thumbnails flow to check/delete/add/insert images

  • Automatic Focus

  • ICC profiles for color management

  • Easy calibration with fine tune setting accessible

  • Metadata tagging

  • Resolutions from 300 to 1000 dpi (HD)

  • No image distortion: distance and angle between camera and document is fixed and the camera is always perpendicular to the document

  • Production level PC included

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For easier, more efficient scanning, our accessories are specifically designed to make your projects more streamlined.

  • Motorized A1 size book cradle: 25cm or 40cm (book thickness)

  • Light table – To digitize transparent documents (glass plated, negatives, or positives, etc.)

  • Vacuum plate –The vacuum plate uses suction to hold items flat without damage

Included Software



YooScan is a powerful new software designed to scan small to large format books, maps, bound and unbound documents, photographs, artwork and even coins. Based on customer feedback, YooScan meets modern demands with strong yet simple to use features. Included with software.

  • Configurable settings such as format, resolution, calibration and quality

  • Single or multi user mode for multiple projects

  • Projects can be stored locally or remotely

  • Optional password protection

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Optional Software

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LIMB Suite

The LIMB Suite is a comprehensive software suite that covers all aspects of the digitization process. It  is compatible with every scanner from initial scans to final export for publishing, online distribution and long term archiving. Available for purchase as an additional option.

  • Step by step tools

  • Ability to add metadata & convert formats

  • Easy exporting & sharing

  • Intuitive workflow interface

Technical Specifications

Scan format

  • Multiple Formats: TIFF, TIFF G4, TIFF Multipage, TIFF LZW, PDF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNG, DNG



  • High resolution line scan camera

  • 600 dpi resolutions for full scanning surface (Quartz A1 V HD)

  • 24.8'' x 35.4'' (A1) scanning surface

  • Resolutions up to 1000 dpi depending on material size

  • Pressure Sensitive Scan Glass

  • 7.9 Second A1 Scan Time at 400 dpi

  • Bi-Directional Scanning

  • No delay between scans


  • Automatic and motorized focus

  • Automatic calibration mode



Additional information

  • Adjustable book holder (95° to 120°)

  • Long Life LED lighting system with no UV or IR emission

  • Relief enhancement on documents and objects

  • No Glare even on highly reflective documents

  • FADGI and Metamorfoze compliant 

  • Thumbnail flow to check/delete/add/insert images

  • YooScan Application Software

  • Production level PC included

  • Durable (Long Lasting Product Life)

  • Lights are below operators eyes

  • Lights are only on during scan 


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