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.