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Epson Perfection V700 Photo Scanner Reviews And Specs

Epson Perfection V700 Photo Scanner Reviews And SpecsDescription:

Get professional quality results from virtually any photographic original with the Epson Perfection™ V700 Photo scanner. With groundbreaking 6400 dpi resolution, this powerful scanner consistently delivers precision color and detail, whether scanning slides, negatives or medium format film, and with a 4.0 Dmax, it offers exceptional image quality, excellent detail in shadow areas and remarkable tonal range.

The Epson Perfection V700 Photo represents a breakthrough in flatbed scanning by offering the highest optical scan resolution (6400 dpi) available for photo studio applications. This powerful performer gives you the industry’s leading scanner technologies, all right at your fingertips.


1. Epson Perfection V700 Photo Scanner by Cnet

The Epson Perfection V700 Photo makes an excellent choice for a deep-pocketed photo hobbyist or a pro who needs to scan originals in a mixture of sizes.  “I’m sitting on 1,000 slides. What’s the best way to get them into the computer?” is a frequently asked question I get from both friends and readers. Of course, the easiest solution is to send them off to someone else. But that can get expensive, and many people don’t want to subject their prized photos to the disinterested hands of a technician. That leaves you with a scanner as your only option. For speedy, unattended scanning, a dedicated slide scanner with an automatic feeder, such as the Nikon Coolscan V, is a good bet. After you’re done with the slides, though, it becomes an expensive paperweight. So after the costs and benefits play out, your best overall choice turns out to be a really good flatbed scanner–like the Epson Perfection V700.

2. Epson Perfection V700 Photo by PcMag

At $549 list, the Epson Perfection V700 Photo is not for everyone. But if you take your photography seriously, are demanding about scan quality—and particularly if you have a large print and film collection waiting to enter the digital age, this scanner well worth your attention. Its claimed resolution of 6,400 pixels per inch is significantly higher than the 2,400- or 3,600-ppi maximum of many dedicated film scanners, but scan quality is the important measure, and that’s among the best we’ve seen.

3. The Epson V700 Photo Scanner Review by

It seems like this is becoming an annual event, a year ago I reviewed the Epson 4990 scanner, the year before it was the 4870. Both scanners produced high quality scans that were close, if not better than most dedicated film scanners. Most photographers are now shooting digitally, so film scanning is not a high priority. Having said that, there are many photographers who still want to convert their slide and film collections into digital files. High end film scanners are now rare items so flatbed scanners would seem to be the most logical and affordable choice. Lets take a close look at the Epson Perfection V700 Photo scanner.


  • Manufacturer: Epson
  • Part Number: B11B178011


  • TypeFlatbed scanner – Desktop


  • Input TypeColor
  • Grayscale Depth16-bit (64K gray levels)
  • Grayscale Depth (External)16-bit (64K gray levels)
  • Color Depth48-bit color
  • Color Depth (External)48-bit color
  • Optical Resolution6400 dpi x 9600 dpi
  • Interpolated Resolution12800 dpi x 12800 dpi
  • Scan ModeSingle-pass
  • Scan Element TypeCCD
  • Lamp / Light Source TypeCold cathode fluorescent lamp
  • Scan Density Range4.0D
  • Control Panel Buttons FunctionsStart
  • Scanner Speed Details– black&white – A4 – 300 dpi,
    – Color – A4 – 300 dpi,
    – Color – A4 – 600 dpi
  • Scanner FeaturesDual Lens System,
    Digital ICE Technology

Media Handling

  • Supported Document TypeTransparencies,
    Plain paper,
  • Document Feeder TypeManual load


  • Optical StorageNone

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Slot(s)None
  • Interfaces1 x Hi-Speed USB – 4 pin USB Type B,
    1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) – 6 pin FireWire


  • Included AccessoriesFilm holder
  • Microsoft CertificationsCertified for Windows Vista


  • Voltage RequiredAC 120 V
  • Power Consumption Operational ( Standby )32 Watt

Software / System Requirements

  • Software IncludedSilverFast SE 6,
    Adobe PhotoShop Elements,
    EPSON Scan,
    ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus
  • OS RequiredMicrosoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME,
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition,
    Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional,
    Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition,
    Apple MacOS X 10.2.x – 10.4.x

Environmental Parameters

  • Humidity Range Operating10 – 80%

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support1 year warranty
  • Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty – 1 year



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