Bottom Line Though it’s not the fastest scanner around, the dual-purpose Epson Perfection delivers high-quality photo and film scans at a relatively low price. Also, this Epson PHOTO helps you to digitally preserve your key papers in sharp detail for long-term electronic storage using its flatbed capability. You can unsubscribe at any time with a click on the link provided in every Epson newsletter. By continuing to browse our website, you agree to our use of cookies. I need power and lots of it. Since the Epson flatbed scanner features an impressive ability to scan 35 mm film and 35 mm slides and bulk objects books, etc. In general, the quality was in the same class as that of the Canon CanoScan F , our current low-end Editors’ Choice.

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Epson Perfection Review: – Printers & Scanners – Scanners – PC World Australia

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Scans directly to PDF format. Not yet an Epson partner? Your email address or other details will never be shared with any 3rd parties and you will receive only the type of content for which you signed up.

Epson 48 Bit Flatbed Scanners. Register now We respect your privacy. If you have older, faded photos, you’ll particularly like the driver’s color-restore feature, which did as good a job as we’ve seen of bringing an old, faded test photo back to life.


Scan and restore faded memories from 35mm film, slides and photos, then print, enlarge or archive. David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, monitors, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing.

Epson Perfection 3490 PHOTO Flatbed Scanner

More items related to this product. Epson Perfection Photo. That said, the ‘s scores were only slightly better than average in most of our speed tests conducted using its Hi-Speed USB 2.

In some tests, spson instance, we found that using the full-strength “Dust Removal: More important than raw scan speed, however, is that both the driver and hardware design help make scanning quick and easy. For example, if you choose the ‘s Full Auto mode, it recognizes the type of image such as a color print or film negative and then scans and saves the image for you.

Find a repair centre close. Are you an end user or business customer? Contact Us Submit your contact details below and an Epson expert will be in touch: Dust removal works for slides and film only.

It received excellent scores for its accurate reproduction of the color, brightness, and sharp details in a 4-byinch color photo, scanned at dpi and judged both on a monitor and in print. Compare the scanners mentioned above side by side. Phhoto timed the at 29 to 33 seconds for prescanning and scanning a 4-by-6 photo at a number of resolutions.


Scans slides and negatives. His more than 30 years of experience in writing about science and technology includes a more than year concentration on If you would like to register as an Epson partner, please click here.

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High” setting also obliterated some image details such as facial lines along with unwanted specks. If you plan to scan a lot of negatives, however, be sure to take a look at the ‘s close cousin, the Epson Perfection Photowhich includes an automatic film feeder.

Register now We respect your privacy. For example, it took about 34 seconds to scan a full-page color document at dpi.

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No automatic document scanner. The also did a reasonably good job resolving detail in slide scans. That makes the package only marginally useful for business-oriented applications. You can unsubscribe at any time with a click on the link provided in every Epson newsletter. The template holds up to three slides or a strip of film.

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