Project IRENE Using optical scanning to digitize ethnographic field recordings on wax cylinders

Scanning Machine: Unloaded

The UC Berkeley scanning machine without wax cylinders loaded. The beige cylinders on the shaft are locator plugs which slide into the cylinders while they are being scanned, to support them and keep them in place.
Actual Dimension:
3ft d x 4ft w
Exhibit Tags:
setup, photograph, work station, and workstation