For Superb scan quality Blisteringly fast Film scanning options. Skip to main content. Optical Character Recognition software is also included in the form of Finereader 5. There is also a full version of Photoshop Elements 2. The is the BEST photographic scanner for quality and reliability! The Epson Perfection Photo is the ideal scanner for the professional photographer and enthusiast.

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We found that both colour and monochrome film produced excellent results and couldn’t fault the reproduction. Linux Mac OS 7.

Previously flatbed scanner transparency units were sold as an optional extra and could often cost as much as the scanner. Are you an end user or business customer?

Epson Perfection 4990 Flatbed Scanner

See details for description of any imperfections. The Transparency unit also has a sliding lock. Wpson isn’t too hard to position the film by hand on the glass.

But looks are about the last thing of importance when it comes to scanners, so it’s lucky the ‘s performance doesn’t reflect its appearance. View our privacy policy before signing up. Not yet an Epson partner?

Review: Epson Perfection bundled with SilverFast SE

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SilverFast Special Edition version 6. If you would like to register as an Epson partner, please click here. It scans a small portion, processes it, scans some more, etc until it’s finished. Also it will remain to be seen if the next churn of the microcrap OS is supported.

Above you don’t get much if any improvement in image quality, though. It’s big, it’s expensive and it has some impressive specifications, but is it any good? The sticker on the top of the unit is one of the stickiest stickers I have ever come across, fortunately it pulled off in one piece, but was on par with trying to rip up a telephone directory.

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If epsn would like to register as an Epson partner, please click here. Register now We respect your privacy. Although the doesn’t sport a set of buttons on the front for routine scanning tasks, the scanning software is simple and direct to use, so any kind of reflective scan – from photo prints to magazine pages to black and white documents – can be set up in moments.


This is especially irritating as unlike most scanners the is lacking the usual array of shortcut buttons. It’s on the ugly side too and isn’t going to be the most aesthetically pleasing addition to your workspace. Epson Flatbed Scanners without Modified Item.

The label at the rear tells you to install the scanner software before connecting to a computer. The can handle almost any kind of film: This is a much better option as it hides both perfction and fingerprints.

Tech Specs Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The Epson offers outstanding performance for both images and film, albeit at a price. It’s a shame that you get Elements 2. I do not know If they still make this model Contrast is spot on across shadows and the image is sharp, though the grain is perhaps perfdction prominent than we would like.

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