I was searching for some reviews about Epson scanners, since I was considering returning the HP and buying the Epson , but after reading your review I guess I’m not buying that. Does anyone really shoot medium format film to make prints of this size? Tech Specs Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Read full review Verified purchase: Great scanner I used one like this in a photo lab for 5 years. Has been successfully added to your basket Continue shopping Go to checkout. Several readers have written questioning the scan times above; also, some Internet sources suggest that the scanner’s performance immensely depends on the hardware resources of the computer in use.
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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.
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We respect your privacy. 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. Scan times To cut to the chase, the scanner is preposterously slow. I never found out how long scanning at this resolution takes as it is not fun waiting on your scanner for at least three hours. I further conducted the following test to see if there is any real difference in detail extraction between the two: Note that in doing so Photp put the Minolta scan at a disadvantage.
Very good choice for 8 x 10 transparency scanner First I have to say, I bought from an excellent seller. If you would like to register as an Epson partner, please click here.
In the end you never know how much time it actually is going to take or is left. Log in Not signed in yet? Talking about flatbed scanners in general, I received the following message from a reader in Spain:.
My purchase of the Epson was based on the following factors: Keeping in mind that resolution performance, of course, does not depend on computer speed or RAM, as well as considering the fact that the scanner is still very slow at dpi with ICE on, everything I wrote in the Conclusions part above remains valid. With an optical resolution of xthe is one of Epson’s perfectiion eagerly awaited items.
The Epson Perfection follows in its predecessors pohto by offering a higher resolution of dpi, and has also raised the Dmax factor to 4.
However, the estimation might change several times during the process of scanning and jump from, say, four minutes to thirty nine or from “less than scqnner minute” to 10 minutes. I think people should be warned about this.
Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews. It performs perfectly after thousands of scans, and years of use. It is always a good thing to find an honest seller who has taken good care of your purchase.
It handles all standard film and photo formats, restores tired or damaged originals and delivers stunning quality scans which are ready to print, enlarge or archive.
Additional Product Features Media Type. You’ve waited long enough for this review so lets get on with it! Read full review Verified purchase: The above results lead me to conclude that the Epson is unable to extract any real detail from somewhere under dpi on. There is also a full version of Photoshop Elements 2.
Although I know the issue with dedicated scanners I have bought the HP Previously flatbed scanner transparency units were sold as an optional extra and could often cost as much as the scanner. In the second test I decided to upres Minolta scan to match Epson’s dpi.