Fujitsu fi Document Scanner The big difference between the older scanners and new ones is the light source used in scanning. Some were original transparencies, some duplicate transparencies, and some color negatives. It could even handle small office tasks such as document scanning, using your scanner and printer as a copier, or connecting to MS Office and using it as a means to send a fax of a document. Also, Charles, I take it that the target was not 4×5 inches because the Epson V can’t take slides that large or so say the specs.

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It is backed up with before and after “Densitometer” readouts.

Epson Expression 1680 – flatbed scanner Series

In addition, it also handles print and document scanning. Rather epsson to rely on memory and perception I decided to do a test, scan a 21 step step wedge on two of the three scanners I have. For more information, callor visit their web site at: It will scan 35mm film at an optical resolution that provides image files that will make quite good 8. This adds much to the easy cropping and simple automatic or manual image adjustment controls provided by the driver interface.

Epson’s latest Expression model scanner, with an 8. Evaluation And Recommendations The Epson seems made for photographers who have film images in several, if not all, format sizes, and who may not have been able to afford a high-priced, professional scanner. Thanks again, Les and Charles, and no need to apologize for the Nikon reference. But the Expression has a much broader scope of capabilities. During the years I was in Hollywood I made countless portraits with a medium format camera.


The dynamic range of the is also high enough for most uses.

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I’ve been satisfied with the results but have never used the scans to print anything larger than 8. They have provided well-designed film holders for 35mm,and 4×5 film sizes. If you would like to register as an Epson partner, please click exxpression. Tech Specs Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. With a scanning resolution of up to x dpi with Micro Step Drive technology, true bit colour, the most recent Epson TWAIN software for total control and an output resolution of up to 12, dpi, this scanner is the very essence of scanning and imaging excellence.

Your email address or other details will never be shared with any 3rd parties and you will receive only the type of content for which you signed up. I disagree with exprsesion that state the actual resolution is less than what the manufacture states for their scanner. Oops, it looks like the system is down.

Epson Expression 1680 versus Newer Models

The led light source gives an increase in Dmax. All of the above provides any photographer with a computer and printer with a complete beginning package to do digital darkroom imaging at a professional quality level.


The difference between a standard and Photo model is the software bundle. Out of about 65 scans of a wide range of subjects and negative characteristics there was only one image with which I was not satisfied, and I believe that was due as much to the original photography as the scanning.

The print images, I believe, were very accurate and were high quality representations of the original film images.

Ready for Your Close-Up?: We use cookies on our website. I have not experienced any practical limit on print size – I have frequently gone 16×20″ from 4×5 or16x16″ from 6×6 cm. These results were uniformly excellent, just about the best scans I’ve made with any scanner of black and white silver-based film. Technology Excellence To ensure the finest image quality, Expression features our most advanced scanning technologies.

I particularly appreciated the physical film handling with this Epso scanner.

I recently bought a V to get by with on this Win 8. The V with histogram adjustment looks best among the three scans, but I’m not sure what to make of the scan, because I’m not sure whether it was adjusted the way the second V scan is.