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. It scans a small portion, processes it, scans some more, etc until it’s finished. At the side and on the rear there are two bright yellow caution stickers. Practically speaking dpi is the top useful resolution, although you can select up to dpi. When scanning bigger film formats scan times get even more ridiculous—here are some examples all for 6X6 film, 16—bit colour output, with unsharp mask, grain reduction and colour restoration off: I have used it for almost three years now and, whereas I have been mostly satisfied with its performance, it is an old scanner that has been long replaced by newer and better models.

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Epson Perfection 4990 Flatbed Scanner

X Windows 7 bit Windows 7 bit Windows 8. We respect your privacy. The speed is not a problem with this scanner, though, it takes less than a minute to scan a negative at ” dpi”. Skip to main content.

Just let it run. I’ve just read your comments about the Epson If you own a decent computer i. But it is hard to get 35mm slides perfectly clean, so using Digital Ice is worth the time it takes. I managed to recover their detail by putting them directly on scanner bed. About this product Product Information With the image quality of a dedicated film scanner, plus the flexibility of a flatbed scanner all in one affordable product, the Epson Perfection Photo delivers a total digital scanning solution.

And, with its built-in transparency unit, it accommodates film up to 8″” x 10″”. To use all features of our website, it’s recommended to enable javascript in your browser! This, of course, is not the fastest dog on the block but, as far as the “average” amateur photographer is concerned, I would consider this a pretty decent setup for personal computing.

When scanning bigger film formats scan times get even more ridiculous—here are some examples all for 6X6 film, 16—bit colour peefection, with unsharp mask, grain reduction and colour restoration off: Although I know the issue with dedicated scanners I have bought the HP Being a pre-owned scanner, it was missing the film holders.

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It performs perfectly after thousands of scans, and years of use. Only thing to say that might be negative is that I did my scanning and percection have a really nice scanner. Your email address or other details will never be shared with any 3rd parties and you will receive only the type of content for which you signed up.

This is a flat bed scanner on the high end of the Epson perfection line which also comes with 8 x 10 transparency and film capability. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Epson Perfection Flatbed Scanner 8 product ratings 5.

What’s in the box? For more information on how Epson treats your personal data, please read our Privacy Information Statement. I can send you scannner couple of scans, but I still don’t have anything to compare with. The entire installation wpson about 5 minutes It’s no way dpi.

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The two scanners have different resolution settings the setting on Epson closest to Minolta’s maximum resolution is dpi and in the first test I chose to downsize Minolta scan to make the scans comparable in size. Ratings and Scanneer Write a review. By continuing to browse our website, you agree to our use of cookies.

The sticker on the top of the unit is one of the stickiest stickers I have ever come across, fortunately it pulled off in sxanner piece, but was on par with trying to rip up a telephone directory.

Housed in a sleek outer case with an illuminated scan progress rpson, this scanner delivers intricate detail, due to an astounding x dpi resolution, bit color depth, and 4. The scanner’s ability to extract shadow detail appears consistent with the claimed DMax of 4. Before we get to that, though, I have to note that scanning time indication in the software is entirely unreliable.