|Epson Delivers High-Performance, High-Quality Scanning for Under $250|
LONG BEACH, Calif., – Sept. 15, 2009 – Today, Epson America unveiled the Epson Perfection® V600 Photo scanner, a new mid-range scanning solution offering advanced performance for photos, film, slides, and everyday documents. Delivering outstanding resolution and extensive versatility, the Perfection V600 scanner features 6400 x 9600 dpi resolution1 and 3.4 Dmax for creating beautiful high-quality enlargements up to 17” x 22”. It also includes powerful photo restoration tools for both film and prints to bring faded and damaged photos back to life, as well as productivity enhancing Epson ReadyScan™ LED technology.
“The Perfection V600 Photo scanner caters to an important segment of the market – advanced amateurs and semi-professional photographers looking for an affordable, high-performing scanning solution that is flexible enough to handle their creative scanning and color management needs as well as everyday office needs,” said Rick Day, senior product manager, Epson. “Anyone who requires outstanding scanning capability for their home or business will appreciate the performance, resolution and versatility that the Perfection V600 has to offer at its respective price point.”
The Epson Perfection V600 Photo
The Perfection V600 scanner provides a complete photo restoration solution, using patented DIGITAL ICE® technology to remove the appearance of dust and scratches from film and the appearance of tears and creases from old, long-neglected photos. Additionally, the Perfection V600 features Epson Easy Photo Fix® technology to restore faded color photos with just one touch of a button. The scanner also features a built-in transparency unit (TPU) for 35mm slides, negatives and medium-format panoramic film up to 6 x 22 cm.
Scanning everything from invoices and receipts to photos and 3D objects, the Perfection V600 enables users to instantly scan, copy, scan-to-e-mail and create PDFs with four push customizable buttons. In addition, Epson’s exclusive ReadyScan LED technology allows for faster scan speeds with no warm-up time and increased energy efficiency. This eco-friendly technology consumes less energy than traditional cold cathode fluorescent lamps and contains no mercury. Included are Adobe PhotoShop® Elements for advanced photo editing and ABBYY® Fine Reader® Sprint Plus OCR for converting scanned documents into editable text.
Pricing and Availability
The Epson Perfection V600 Photo will be available in mid-October for $249.99 (estimated street price) at online photo and electronic stores, computer super stores, office superstores, consumer electronics stores, photo specialty stores and on the Epson Store Web site (www.epsonstore.com). The scanner also includes a one-year limited warranty. For additional information on the Perfection V600 Photo and other Epson scanners, please visit www.epson.com.
About Epson America Inc.
Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) and is a leading provider of digital imaging products that exceed the vision of its customers. The company’s extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs are renowned for their superior quality, functionality, compactness, and energy efficiency. The Seiko-Epson organization is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and was recently added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.
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Note: Specifications subject to change. Epson is a registered trademark, ReadyScan is a trademark and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Perfection and Easy Photo Fix are registered trademarks of Epson America Inc. All other products and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.
- Optical Resolution is the maximum scan resolution of the CCD elements, using the definition of ISO 14473.