The feature, which is strictly software based, did a reasonably good job of removing dust in our test slides. More important than raw scan speed, however, is that both the driver and hardware design help make scanning quick and easy. Compare the scanners mentioned above side by side. Thanks for your help everyone, looks like I’ll have to find a different scanner Scans slides and negatives. For more information on how we use cookies and how to manage your preferences go to Cookie Information.

Uploader: Nazshura
Date Added: 2 November 2015
File Size: 43.12 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 84679
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Epson Perfection Photo – Review – PCMag UK

Laying the film on the glass is fine, emulsion down, but put some anit-newton glass on top to hold it flat. As a correction to my post in another thread on this, the rather than the won’t scan medium format because the scanning lamp area is too small. The also did a reasonably good job resolving detail in slide scans. You can, however, scan the sprocket holes from shooting 35mm in your Holga by laying the film directly on the glass without the negative holder.

With digital photography becoming more and more the norm, the best justification for a flatbed designed for photo scanning is that it can scan at high enough quality to convert your old film-based photos to digital ones once and for all. That makes the package only marginally useful for business-oriented applications. Also helping to speed up scanning are scan buttons on the front panel, including options to scan to e-mail, to your printer, and to PDF format.


Dust removal works for slides and film only.

Support & Downloads – Epson Perfection Photo – Epson

Are you an end user or business customer? High resolution isn’t all that’s needed for scanning slides, however. Thanks for your help everyone, looks like I’ll have to find a different scanner He is a recognized expert on printers, well known within the industry, and has been a judge for the Hewlett-Packard HP Invent Awards.

The claimed 3,pixel-per-inch ppi optical resolution is far beyond what you need for prints and easily enough for scanning mm film for printing at 8-by or larger. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.

Johnlebl 12 years ago.

Hello everyone, this is my first ever holga roll that I shot. If you would like to register epon an Epson partner, please click here.

Even of you remove the negative holder, it won’t scan film. On one of our toughest test slides, which had a dark line of trees against a bright sky, the lost more detail in the tree line than either the CanoScan F or the F.

Become a fan of PCMag. I think kat’s out of memory error is a red herring – if you can scan a full page of A4, then 6×6 is a trivial scan.

Epson Perfection 3490 Photo

By continuing to browse our website, you agree to our use of cookies. Register now We respect your privacy. In general, the quality was in the same class as that of the Canon CanoScan Four current low-end Editors’ Choice.

The driver offers three modes, including a fully automatic mode that can handle all settings for you and usually produce a good scan; a professional mode that lets you tweak the image by adjusting settings such as brightness, contrast, saturation, color balance, scannre gamma which effectively adjusts contrast differently for different levels of brightness ; and a home mode that offers a tad more control than full auto mode.


For more information and for registration, please click here. Scanjer light coming from the lid may not be wide enough, but thats your best bet I reckon.

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. David is also an epxon in imaging technologies including printers, monitors, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing.

Linux Scanner Driver Download

The Epson Perfection Photo flatbed scanner produces high-quality photo print scans and reasonable-quality film scans at a record low price. David Stone The Sscanner Printers of You can unsubscribe at any time with a click on the link provided in every Epson newsletter. About the Author M. The template holds up to three slides or a strip of film.

We use cookies on our website. No automatic document scanner. Log in Not signed in yet?