We review products independently , but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Become a fan of PCMag. When we compared the scan with the original, the only difference we saw was a barely discernable loss of sharpness in the copy. We respect your privacy. If you plan to scan a lot of negatives, however, be sure to take a look at the ‘s close cousin, the Epson Perfection Photo , which includes an automatic film feeder. Laying the film on the glass is fine, emulsion down, but put some anit-newton glass on top to hold it flat.

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I borrowed my teachers Epson scanner as she said it should be able to scan the negatives. Scans slides and negatives.

Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. On one of our toughest test slides, which had a dark line of trees against a bright sky, the lost more detail in the tree line than either the CanoScan F or the F.

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Not signed in yet? Color-restore feature revives old photos. Not yet an Epson partner? Fortunately, the results using the default settings for most slides should be acceptable to most casual photographers, if not serious hobbyists.

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I have an Epson, not that exact model, but I did try it, hoping maybe I could scan part of a 6X6 neg, and crop it, but all I got was a message telling me I don’t have enough memory I do. More important than raw scan speed, however, is that both the driver and hardware design help make scanning quick and easy. Thanks for your help everyone, looks like I’ll have to find a different scanner If it’ll scan 35mm, try putting your negs directly on the glass, where the 35mm neg hold would go.


Hello everyone, this is my first ever holga roll that I shot. In general, the quality was in the same class as that of the Canon Eposn Four epsn low-end Editors’ Choice. David Stone The Best Printers of Has been successfully added to your basket Continue shopping Go to checkout. His more than 30 years of experience in writing about science and technology includes a more than year concentration on Are you an end user or business customer?

Compare the scanners mentioned above side by side. The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing The claimed 3,pixel-per-inch ppi optical resolution is far beyond what you need for prints and easily enough for phito mm film for printing epaon 8-by or larger. Epson Epon Photo.

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You can, however, scan 33940 sprocket holes from shooting 35mm in your Holga by laying the film directly on the glass without the negative holder. We respect your privacy. If you have older, faded photos, you’ll particularly like the driver’s color-restore feature, which did as good a job as we’ve seen of bringing an old, faded test photo back to life.


The only way Its been picked up was with the settings on “document” but it was just the little negative on a big white canvas. Did you find this article helpful Yes No Thanks for leaving feedback.

Register now We respect your privacy. I just got the camera for christmas and I’m quite excited!

David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, phto, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing. Find a repair centre close. The template holds up to three slides or a strip of film.

Become a fan of PCMag. The light coming from the lid may not be wide enough, but thats your best bet I reckon.

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