|Epson Perfection V700 photo scanner|
Ilse Jurriën : February 24th 2006 - 00:30 CET
Epson Perfection V700 photo scanner : The Epson Perfection V700 Photo scanner is making its debut as the first scanner for photo studio applications that offers capabilities typically found in high-end commercial lab scanners, at a much more affordable price. The Perfection V700 photo scanner has been created with the professional and amateur photographer in mind and provides groundbreaking resolution that is achieved using a new Dual Lens System. The Epson Perfection V700 Photo incorporates the Epson Dual Lens System, which is a new double lens scanning system that enables super resolution (6400 dpi) scanning of 35mm, 2 1/4", and 4"x 5" medium format film.|
Epson Perfection V700 photo scanner |
"By offering the combination of 6400 dpi on a photo studio flatbed scanner and an innovative optical system, the Epson Perfection V700 Photo model is ideal for photographers, graphic designers and other professionals who rely on the images they produce to be exceptional," said Philip Amato, product manager, image capture products, Epson. "This photo scanner model delivers the kind of quality that typically could only be found on commercial lab scanners for a much higher cost. We've included these advanced features so that photographers have both maximum control and the ability to get the best results in-house, at a very affordable price."
Epson V700 - Digital ICE Technologies
High resolution (4800 dpi) scanning is available for transparency and reflective scanning. Depending on the resolution selected, the lens carriage will switch and the appropriate lens will be set in place. Another valuable time- and cost-saving feature offered with the Perfection V700 scanner is Digital ICE Technologies, a powerful tool for automatic removal of scratches and dust from film, and many surface defects from reflective prints. The Epson V700 scanner can achieve an optical density (Dmax) of 4.0, allowing for high dynamic range imaging and the ability to capture fine shadow details. The scanner also features Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire connectivity for fast data transmission.
Epson Perfection V700 photo Scanner
The Perfection V700 Photo has a super resolution of 6400 dpi film scanning, a Epson Dual Lens System, and 4.0 Dmax. This photo scanner is ideal for anyone who has relied on a dedicated 35mm film scanner, but wants greater flexibility for scanning larger film formats. With the Epson Perfection V700 Photo, customers can scan 35mm, 2 1/4" and 4"x 5" medium format film with a built-in 8" x 10" transparency unit, as well as prints and documents. Customers also get a wide variety of high quality film scanning capabilities for well below the cost of a dedicated film scanner. The Epson Perfection V700 Photo will be available in March and can be purchased for an estimated street price $549.
Epson Perfection V700 software package
The Perfection V700 includes a robust software package that includes:
• LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast SE6
• Adobe Photoshop Elements
• Abbyy FineReader Sprint Plus OCR
• Epson Scan with Easy Photo Fix technology
• Epson Copy Utility
Epson Perfection V700 - Warrenty & Energy Star
Carrying a one-year limited warranty, this new Epson scanner is supported by the Epson Connection, a fully-automated customer support and technical assistance line. The Epson V700 Photo has earned the Energy Star by meeting energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy. Epson offers a range of Energy Star products, and encourages consumers to save energy by buying Energy Star products.
About Epson America
Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets. The company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) printers and transaction terminals for the retail market. Founded in 1975, Epson America, Inc. is the US affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. Epson America, Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.