MiniScan brings together a range of cost effective A3 and A2 sized overhead digitisation solutions, designed to suit all your book and document scanning requirements.
From the original MiniScan A3 model, the range has expanded to include the new fully featured MiniScan A3 Plus model, an innovative scanning solution complete the latest software which is able to deskew, crop, page flatten and curvature correct with just one click!

There is also the latest integrated A3 V-Shaped book cradle overhead digitisation solution, V-Master. Offering full support for delicate bound volumes and books with its adjustable platen, it also benefits from the latest in scanning software which can deskew, crop, resolve curvature correction and page spilt in one easy click for fast, high quality scanning.

If you are looking for something bigger than A3, MiniScan now comes in a new A2 sized solution; perfect to capturing larger items such as manuscripts, newspapers, maps and much more. Designed to be as easy to use as its A3 siblings, MiniScan A2 offers an exceptional value for money solution for large format scanning requirements.

All MiniScan products are available with BDM ArcScan’s comprehensive service and support packages bringing extra benefits such as user/technical support while a full range of accessories are also available to aid your scanning projects and needs further.

MiniScan therefore continues to lead the way in offering high quality, effective and affordable overhead scanning solutions for archives, libraries and museums.


The original and leading overhead book and document scanner

A3 Plus

Crop, deskew, remove curative and spilt pages with just one click


Scan at full A2 size to capture drawings, maps and much more

V-Master 3000

Featuring a adjustable v-shaped cradle for secure book scanning
MiniScan Accessories Range

Light Boxes

Capture glass plate negatives and slides simply using your MiniScan A3

Anti glare sheets

Reduce glare and shine from glossy surfaces with a choice of A4, A3 and A2 sizes.

Conservation Cradle

Support books and bound volumes with our book cradle in a choice of A3 & A2 sizes.

miniscan service and support plan

Our specially created MiniScan service and support plans have been designed to offer our users a range of key features and benefits from just £75.00 per year. Enjoy peace of mind knowing our expert knowledge and advice is always close at hand.

Telephone Support

Our friendly support team are always on hand to answer general user and technical questions. Whatever your question, we’re hear to help.

Remote assistance

We can log into your computer remotely to help explain how to use key features or help resolve technical issues quickly.

Software Updates

Keep your MiniScan up to date with our latest features, improvements and benefits with access to key software updates and enhancements.

future savings

Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts during your plan that can be used on additional accessories or equipment from BDM ArcScan.
Service and support plans are subject to additional terms and conditions. Prices excludes VAT.

Why choose BDM ArcScan ?


Expert Advice

With over ten years of experience and knowledge within the heritage, library and archive sectors, you can trust BDM ArcScan to offer you expert advice and support to help you make the perfect, informed choice or to help you understand how our services work with your requirements.

Customer Support

BDM ArcScan prides itself on offering exceptional customer care that ensures you always have our advice and support close to hand. We aim to respond to all service and technical enquiries within one hour to help minimise your down time and hopefully get things back on track.

Onsite Support

Our dedicated engineers are always on hand should your equipment require onsite attention. Provided as part of our service contract, we usually have engineers onsite with 24 hours to get you back up and running as quickly as possible with call out charges, parts and labour all included.

Flexible Warranties

Providing extra piece of mind and extra value, our equipment solutions are offered with extended warranties carefully tailored to them. With choices of 1, 2 or 3 years, you can choose the ideal period of cover and enjoy our range of benefits such as technical/user support and software updates.

Installation and Training

Ensuring your equipment is correctly setup, our installation service will get your equipment ready to use and connected up. We will also provide hands on user training, helping you and your colleagues understand all your equipment features and help you get started on your projects fast.

Innovative Solutions

BDM ArcScan has always lead to offer our customers the newest and most featured equipment solutions. From leading brands, we have also created our own product ranges such as MiniScan and BookMaster to bring choice, value and quality to everyone looking to digitise and archive.   
Please Note: Level of service/s offered can vary from product to product and is based on the level of service purchased. Some services may not be available or limited on certain products or level of service purchased. Please check specific product pages for more information or ask a member of the team for more information.

Contact BDM Arcscan

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Welcome to BDM ArcScan

The creative and dynamic company leading the development and revolution of digitisation services and solutions.

BDM ArcScan
1 Darin Court
Milton Keynes

Contact Details
Telephone: 01908 410 414

BDM ArcScan
Suite 301
Digital World Centre
Media City
The Quays, Salford 
M50 3UB

Contact Details
Telephone: 0161 216 4030