I still use my with VueScan on an occasional basis. However, one of the programs that I really liked to use, the Epson Smart Panel which lets me easily use my scanner as a copier doesn’t seem to see the Twain drivers. My test scans of a variety of 35mm film images produced very clean, accurate color, and good image sharpness with the scan resolution set to make a 10″ long image on a 8. It does raise the question, though, whether the Nikon or would deliver better quality on medium format film than a flatbed would on 4×5. 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. Do Your Portraits Look Flat? I have not done a lot of negative scanning with the V, just some test film from cameras I repaired.

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In addition, the inclusion of IT-8 targets and SilverFast’s utility to custom calibrate and profile the scanner for both reflective and transparency scanning is invaluable. How satisfied are you with this response?

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Rather than 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. Not sure, though, how to interpret. Even very fine detail in the slide was captured and reproduced crisply in the test prints I made.

This dual focus advantage was particularly evident when scanning slides that exhibited quite a bit of film curvature within the mount, causing parts of the image to be scanned slightly out of focus. However, our extensive online support options make on-site visits unnecessary for many applications.


I knew that his architectural and interior photography would provide some challenging subjects. It was most evident in images with a relatively short density scale, particularly twwain and figures against a black background.

I found this very helpful, and it worked for scanning documents and photos, but I was not able to scan negatives nor slides the choice was not available when trying to import from the scanner for applications like Photoshop Elements that do not support a TWAIN driver. You left out a few steps.

Feeder Capacity ANY 1 10 20 25 30 35 40 50 60 65 75 80 In both instances they were interested in a resolution, and I promised to provide some samples to assist in finding a fix for this minor software problem.

A low to medium resolution target will never produce a epskn resolution scan.

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Just put in the scanner model number in the search box. In the course of my test work I also scanned a few prints and documents. Not sure how I’d feel about circumstances between. I have not done a lot of negative scanning with the V, just some test film from cameras I repaired.

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In the Install from Disk popup screen, click on browse and navigate to the directory containing the uncompressed Epson driver files. It is also an efficient tool to proof an entire roll of 35mm or film or four 4x5s. There is no Windows 10 driver.


The print images, I believe, were very accurate and were high quality representations of the original film images. I am not that technically versed in scanning technology. I was not disappointed. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Twaln and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Your name or email address: The led light source gives an increase in Dmax.

Considering that 13″ wide ink jet printers have become the largest size in the affordable category as well, the Expression Pro is an ideal match. Click on “Browse my computer for driver software.

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Do not use currency symbols or punctuation in these fields. I then Inverted this image to a positive, and again used the Levels dialog to fine-tune the optimization of the gamut.

I would like to have my images rotated automatically so all images are correctly oriented with the top side up. Find a repair centre close. 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.