Two budget scanners from Epson

The 3490 and 3590 scanners are two new entries into Epson’s Perfection Photo range, with the ability to scan photos and 35mm film.

The 3490 and 3590 scanners are two new entries into Epson’s Perfection Photo range, with the ability to scan photos and 35mm film. Both devices have a scanning resolution of 3200x6400dpi and offer USB 2.0 image data transfer. With a suggested retail price of £79, the Perfection 3490 Photo is Epson’s most economical scanner. Supplied film holders enable it to scan three mounted slides or 35mm film at once, it features a preview mode and can also distinguish between black and white and positive and negative film, Retailing at £99 the Perfection 3590 Photo is slightly more expensive – it includes an Automatic Film Loader that can be used for scanning a strip of 35mm film composed of six frames. Richard Baylis from Epson comments: ‘We have released two cost-efficient new scanners, which make it even easier and faster to archive film.’ You can scan your image, attach it to an email or create a PDF by using four buttons that are located on the front of both devices. A range of software is supplied including: Arcsoft PhotoImpression 5, Epson Creativity Suite and ABBYY FineReader Sprint 6. A Multi-Photo Feeder is also available that can scan multiple photographs. Log onto www.epson.co.uk or call 0800 2205446 to find out more information on the Perfection Photo scanning range.