Although I know the issue with dedicated scanners I have bought the HP 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. The two aspects that drew even more of my attention, however, were scan times and resolution. 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. When you press the scan button scanning begins, and the software estimates how long it is going to take. We use cookies on our website.

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The Epson Perfection follows in its predecessors footsteps by offering a higher resolution of dpi, and has also raised the Dmax factor to 4.

Epson Perfection Photo – Epson

When you click scan, it scans each selected area to a separate file. Epson Perfection PHOTO at dpi and 16—bit colour output with unsharp mask, grain reduction, and colour restoration off:. This powerful performer scans multiple slides simultaneously, as well as negatives and photos.

Epson Perfection Flatbed Epsoh. This, basically, leaves us with only two possible realistic maximum resolutions— and dpi. You can’t put film or slides all the way out to the sides. The numbers above and my experience suggest that scanning film scqnner than 35mm at resolutions of over dpi is utterly impractical unless you have only a couple of slides to scan and epsoon of time to kill.


We respect your privacy. The above results lead me to conclude that the Epson is unable to extract any real detail from somewhere under dpi on.

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perfetion EPSON scanner – interactive review. 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 a minute” to 10 minutes.

If you own a decent computer i. I have bought a flatbed scanner HP to scan some negatives and I ended up with the same conclusion as you.

I found that I don’t really need them. About this product Product Information With the image quality of a dedicated film scanner, plus the flexibility phooto a flatbed scanner all in one affordable product, the Epson Perfection Photo delivers a total digital scanning solution.

It depends on the speed of your computer, but using Digital Ice on transparencies can make it take two or three times longer to do a scan. Additional Product Features Media Type.

Practically speaking dpi is the top useful resolution, although you can select up to dpi. Instead, I would like to briefly share my experience with the scanner, which I bought primarily for scanning slide film. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.


My purchase of the Epson was based on the following factors: I bought my seven pefrection ago. X Windows 7 bit Windows 7 bit Windows 8. Show More Show Less. It is always a good thing to find an honest seller who has taken good care of your purchase. What I don’t like: This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

As this label covers the Firewire and USB perfevtion you shouldn’t miss it. It’s no way dpi. It’s really not worth the time it takes to use it on prints. To once again cut to the chase, the following are new times scanning a 6X6 transparency no multiple scanning; bit colour output with unsharp mask, grain reduction and colour restoration off:. As a result, they cannot keep film flat especially if it is significantly curled.

THis phoro is in good working condition. Being a pre-owned scanner, it was missing the film holders.