Can scan slides, negatives, and medium-format film as well as prints. Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? In these scanner designs, you lift a lid to expose a glass platen, onto which you place your photo to be scanned. If we combine scan times and resolution performance, I find that the maximum meaningful and usable in practice resolution of the Epson is dpi; at dpi the scanner does extract a little bit more detail but at the price of ridiculously slow scanning; dpi is pure marketing hype. Image enhancements include color restore and dust removal.

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Photo scanners are available in a wide range of prices and capabilities. Until our next transaction. I have to say that all this makes me very curious about what I view as overly optimistic reviews of the scanner on the Internet. Epson Perfection V39 Flatbed Scanner. You can try flatbed scanners at many stores to find one in photi price range that works fast enough for you. I have an Epson Perfection and it works great.

Epson Perfection PHOTO scanner user experience report I do not intend to write a comprehensive review of the scanner outlining all its possible uses and technical characteristics; I perfcetion skip writing about such aspects as packaging or software installation, too.


However, there are several aspects where the scanner’s performance is not as brilliant as I hoped it would be. Though most people who scan a lot of photos will want a single-function scanner, nearly all multifunction printers MFPs include a flatbed that can scan photo prints and other material. It may seem a basic scanner to you veterans but for now it works well for me although it does seem desperately slow. Colour reproduction generally is very good; that said, though, every once in a while I get nasty colour casts that take quite a lot of tweaking in Photoshop to remove.

Found a cheaper option? Epson Smart Panel 3. This sluggishness, however, turned out to be of no importance because as you will see below the scanner is unable to extract any real detail at this resolution.

Even though for some reason it was more expensive where I live than in the rest of the world, the Epson still appeared to be a great value for the money. Your browser is not compatible with Shopee Video: Note that in doing so I put the Minolta scan at a disadvantage.

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Talking about mechanical construction, film holders are all glassless and quite flimsy. I have bought a flatbed scanner HP to scan some negatives and I ended up with the same conclusion as you. But when I do a scan that uses all the glass there is a one inch rainbow of straight lines that goes across the bottom of the page.


Epson scanners of that generation were pretty fast and pretty good quality: Scan modes range from full auto to full control over settings.

This is a niche segment of the hardware market; you will see relatively few models of photo scanner on the market, and they tend to have very long shelf lives. Scanning 6X6 slides at dpi produces roughly pixels in either horizontal or vertical dimension. If you want to scan photographic prints without paying for a film-scanning feature you don’t need, the Canon CanoScan LiDE Color Image Scanner should be your top choice.

In the second test I decided to upres Minolta scan to match Epson’s dpi.

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Epson Perfection V scanner – any good? As you can see, scan time results have improved drastically, which indicates that they do indeed massively depend on how fast your computer is and how much RAM it has.