Epson Perfection 4180 Photo review | from TechRadar's expert reviews of Scanners
Scans up to 6x6 film
Includes Photoshop Elements...Quite noisy
Can't scan large-format film
No SilverFast software included...The EpsonPerfection4180 is a chunkier scanner than the 2480, and has a larger-format film adapter as standard...In many ways, there's little difference in the document scanning ability between the 4180 and its cheaper...
Better scan quality than most flatbed scanners, particularly for slides...Color restore feature for faded photos...Claimed 4,800 pixel-per-inch (ppi) optical...Dust and grain reduction features work with film only...OCR program had trouble reading Times New Roman...The EpsonPerfection4180 Photo scanner offers better photo scan quality for both prints and film than most flatbed...
The 4180 Photo previewed and scanned our 6x4in test photos in 27 seconds...The 4180 had a slight preference for shadows over highlights, but it wasn't too pronounced and was easily fixed in the driver software...It even reproduced a faint show-through from the other side of the page - perhaps something you'd want to avoid, but a good measure of this scanner's sensitivity to...
"High Resolution, Easy to install, Good Picture reproduce! Bulky, Not so solid! I just upgraded my Visioneer to this scanner..."
"Pretty good quality scans Slide scans have a rainbow line running down one side..."
"I would not recommend this scanner to anyone..."
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Average rating from 4 reviews
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"Image quality, top cover hinge mechanism, Linux compatibility (woo-hoo!) Slow at higher resolutions, clear plastic tray Having owned and used a lot of scanners over the years, I can easily say Epson makes the best quality..."
"Scanning ultra highresolution 48bit images may take a little time, but it is well worth the wait..."
"My son uses it to scan slides and negatives of photos he has taken so that..."
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User Rating: 3.5/5 from 4 users; ... Pros. Image quality, top cover hinge mechanism, Linux compatibility (woo-hoo!)...