Following a trend we really like, the Epson V package includes a large poster titled “Start Here” to guide you through the installation in just half a dozen steps:. Unfortunately, this method does not work on monochrome film and Epson’s software does a pretty poor job of removing marks. I’m a teacher who had a large slide collection like anyone else. Then consider this Epson model. Slides were easier to mount and scan.

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We can safely say that with the V, Epson has raised the benchmark for film scanning. I need power and lots of it. High-quality scans for photographic prints and film.

One of our test slides, which has a dark tree line against a light sky, provides a demanding test for dynamic range. It held the strips flat and securely without much trouble closing the more flexible frame back down on them.

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But dedicated film scanners have as high as 4. I scanned the slides at DPI and came up with a 1. That’s where the holder plays an important role, not only aligning the film to the scanner so scanner software can find the image in the frame but also stretching the film taut to remove the curl.

Photoshop Elements petfection is included for both Windows and Macintosh.

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On the hardware side, scanning with the V is simple. In my case, I bought it from someone who needed to copy a set of images, and then resold it. If not, you have to buy perfectjon tools to actually calibrate your scanner. Density range is calculated by subtracting the Dmin, or minimum density at which detail can be distinguished, from the Dmax.


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That image was short with a view camera using a studio setup, not much of a challenge to scan and reproduce well. And VueScan does have a batch scan option, although it isn’t automated you have to crop each image individually. His more than 30 years of experience in writing about science and technology includes a more than year concentration on There isn’t much of a margin on the film for the holder to grab.

What’s in the box? Most of the time the sellers are stores. Installation is easy and epsson a case of sitting back and letting the CD install all the various options.

Note also the upside down thumb lift at top right for easy removal of the holder from the bed. Perfectio in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.

Now for some good and bad but not so bad: Once you’ve done some fine-tuning for your slides Kodachrome, Ektachrome and Kelvin, Fujichrome,you can eppson 12 slides at a time. They weren’t left there by aliens.

The Epson V Photo scanner review. Which tends to spoil the fun. But the single platen flatbed design itself is an issue that still disturbs us. perrection


Just be sure to never move the scanner without first locking both the transparency unit and main unit. Given that this scanner is aimed at the professional user I am rather surprised that this entry level application is included. Thankfully, the majority pertection these options are accessible through the primary software application simply by pressing the epzon on the front of the V Do you have stacks of old prints and slides, and want high-quality scans?

If you look at the bottom of a film holder at either end of the slots for the height adjusters, you’ll see two symbols: Once you have that, scanning for press isn’t much different from any other kind of capture. A new life once the modern drivers were found It was a bit of a hassle perfectoin up a ten year old scanner. On the main unit, the document table or platen contains the carriage. One of the great mysteries of print production is exactly how many pixels per inch you need for various line screens.