In search of scanning perfection
1 April 2005 | 0
The Perfection 1250 is A4 in size, offers 48-bit input and an optical image resolution of 1200dpi. This scanner is ideal for home users who want to reproduce holiday snaps, upload images to the Web, scan pictures of their favourite popstar or produce high quality images for homework or office projects.
The Perfection 1250 model comes in two versions: the standard model for general image and document scanning and the Photo version, which has a 65x80mm transparency unit for scanning 35mm negatives, film and transparencies.
The scanner is USB compatible and features a ‘Scan to Web’ button to share your photos over the Internet. Also bundled TWAIN 5.5 scanning software, ArcSoft PhotoImpression 3 imaging software and full Auto Mode in the drivers to help beginners get to grips with scanning. The Epson Perfection 1250 retails for £112 while the Perfection 1250 Photo sells for £148.
Epson Perfection 1650 scanners are for those with deeper pockets, who are already familiar with scanning technology and are looking for a high end A4 flatbed. It offers 48bit input and output and has a resolution of 1600dpi. Again, there are two versions: the standard model is designed for general image and document scanning while the Perfection 1650 Photo includes an integrated photo transparency unit in its lid. Both configurations can be upgraded with an optional 4in x 5in transparency unit.The Epson Perfection 1650 retails for £212 while the Perfection 1650 Photo sells for £248.
Epson: 1800 409 132 (internal/Ireland only)