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How much does it cost to scan microfiche?

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The exact cost of scanning microfiche varies depending on a number of factors including:

  • Number of sheets scanned
  • Type of fiche
  • Final resolution
  • Indexing requirements
  • Whether or not you require OCR
  • Schedule – How fast do you need to scan?

In general, the average cost of scanning a single microfilm sheet is $0.75 – $1.25/sheet for jacket fiche (16mm and 35mm) and $3 to $5 for COM fiche. If you have a roll of microfilm, the cost to scan it is going to cost somewhere around $85 depending on the number of images on the roll.

You can also try our document scanning cost calculator for a more detailed estimate, which factors in additional costs based on your requirements.

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