Accession Number : ADD014001

Title :   Portable Folding Microform Reader.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Nov 86, patented 12 Jul 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hildebrand, Donald A

Report Date : 12 Jul 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Described is a microform reader comprising a foldable frame . The frame includes a view screen and a microform holder. A microform is illuminated by a light package and an image of a portion of the microform is projected through pick up lens. A fiber optic cable carries the image from the objective lens to a focusing lens which projects a magnified image onto the view screen. Pickup lens assembly is moved manually to view different areas of the microform. Keywords: Film readers; Patents. (kt)

Descriptors :   *FILM READERS, FIBER OPTICS TRANSMISSION LINES, FOCUSING, FOLDING, FRAMES, LENSES, LIGHT, MICROFORM, PATENTS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE