|The Perfection 3170 PHOTO and 1670 PHOTO deliver impressive maximum hardware resolutions: 3200 x 6400 dpi on the Perfection 3170 PHOTO and 1600 x 3200 dpi on the Perfection 1670 PHOTO. The scanners each feature 48-bit color depth for remarkable color accuracy and offer fast scanning speeds with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 for scanning photos, text and graphics with ease. Both models include exclusive Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, which provides customers with fully-automatic scanning, one-touch color restoration of faded photos, slides and negatives, and one-touch dust removal from slides and negatives.|
"Many of us don't realize that the old photographs that have been passed down to us and accumulated through the years may be fading with each passing year," said Grace Huang, assistant product manager, consumer scanners, Epson. "By using these new Epson scanners with Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, customers can restore and preserve their treasured photographs with a simple click of a button."
The EPSON Perfection 3170 PHOTO is the best choice for an image-driven individual who is looking for a premium quality scanner at an extremely affordable price. This scanner delivers outstanding results with its true 3200 hardware dpi resolution, 48-bit scanning and its built-in slide and film strip adapter for conveniently making duplicates or enlargements from 35 mm slides and negatives, and even medium format transparencies. The scanner is also equipped with an automated four-button interface with each button operating a different function -- Start, Scan to Web, Copy, and E-mail -- making it easy for customers to scan images quickly and easily into these pre-programmed applications. The EPSON Perfection 3170 PHOTO enables customers to tackle creative projects and challenging tasks with its full-featured creative software bundle that includes: Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) Elements 2.0, EPSON Smart Panel(TM) and Epson Scan featuring new Epson Easy Photo Fix technology. The Perfection 3170 PHOTO will be available in August for an estimated street price of $199, and can be purchased through Epson authorized dealers, consumer electronic stores, mail order, and on the Epson Store Web site (www.epsonstore.com). For added versatility, this scanner model also offers an optional automatic document feeder (ADF) for an estimated street price of $199.
The EPSON Perfection 1670 PHOTO scanner is perfect for home or office environments with its economical price and ease of use. This scanner delivers resolution of 1600 x 3200 dpi for capturing and reproducing images with incredible detail and accuracy. This scanner also utilizes easy, four-button automated scanning and offers a convenient built-in 35 mm slide and film strip adapter for scanning multiple slides and negatives. The Perfection 1670 PHOTO includes user-friendly software such as Epson Scan featuring Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, which makes scanning and restoring old photos, slides and negatives simple and fun. In addition to Easy Photo Fix, the EPSON Perfection 1670 PHOTO comes with several other software titles including:, ArcSoft PhotoImpression(TM), EPSON Smart Panel(TM), ABBYY(R) FineReader(R) Sprint and NewSoft(TM) Presto!(R) Biz Card. The EPSON Perfection 1670 PHOTO is Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compatible for fast connectivity on most systems. This scanner will be available in August for an estimated street price of $129 and can be purchased through Epson authorized dealers, consumer electronic stores, mail order, and on the Epson Store Web site (www.epsonstore.com).