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Epson Perfection 1660

Epson Perfection 1660
alaScore 75

58 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Epson Perfection 1660 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 58 reviews)

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Epson Perfection 1660 Photo


USB 2.0 flatbed delivers attractive images fast, and includes a versatile transparency adapter.

USB 2.0 flatbed delivers attractive images fast, and includes a versatile transparency adapter.

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Epson Perfection 1660 Photo Flatbed Scanner Reviews


The Epson Perfection 1660 Photo is an extremely fast, high-quality scanner that brings amazing results to a range of advanced applications offering a

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Scans photos well

Does not perform as support is inadequate


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don't bother


looks good sitting on a desk

install doesn't work, tech support nonexistant

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This scanner was ok, before it broke on the 2nd day.


The scanner would have been a good deal for the money.

The scanner worked for a few hours, then was dead.

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Works good but is limited to capabilities


Scans great w/pictures and works good w/Windows XP

Software can be better

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Epson lies


good sharp scans of reflective materials, ie text, photos

Bundled software doesn't work work on Mac

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excellent scanner, software very unsatisfactory


Fast, good pics

saves photos in PSF files and other programs can't open .

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im so glad!!


good photos, works with XP

software kinda sux

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A Great Multi-Purpose Scanner


This unit replaced an Epson 660 model, something that worked flawlessly, but I wanted to move up to "photo" quality, higher resolution, and USB 2.0 speed. I haven't been disappointed. I'm not a "power scanner." I mostly scan the occasional photo, ...

Fast, scans negatives. Flawless output. One-button functions.

Can't scan larger transparencies. Having to use negative holder.

Product Specifications

Speed through the most challenging scanning applications without sacrificing image quality or the bottom line! The EPSON Perfection 1660 PHOTO offers unbelievable value and astonishing 1600 x 3200 dpi resolution. A state-of-the-art color scanner, it features Epson's innovative ColorTrue. II Imaging System and 48-bit color depth for sharp, vivid results. Ideal for scanning photos, text, graphics, slides, or filmstrips, the EPSON Perfection 1660 PHOTO offers easy, automated 4-button scanning. Power-up and scan images to a scan-to-copy utility, Epson's photo-sharing web site and most e-mail software programs. EPSON Smart Panel software offers additional options including Scan to OCR, Scan to File, and more. The EPSON 1660 PHOTO scanner has everything included in the box you need to get started. With a built-in 35mm filmstrip adapter inside the lid, this scanner is the perfect choice, whatever the task at hand. Add the optional 4" x 5" transparency unit for more functionality. A great companion to any EPSON Stylus ink jet printer, this versatile performer offers fast USB 2.0 connectivity for most Windows systems, as well as standard USB connectivity for most Macintosh configurations. It's the perfect fit for any home or business. Offering high-quality digital imaging, unique affordability, and user-friendly performance, the EPSON Perfection 1660 PHOTO is the perfect solution for making duplicates or enlargements from virtually any original.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States/Italy
Model:1660 Photo
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Perfection


Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB/USB
Interface Type (2nd): None
Max H-Optical Resolution:1600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max V-Optical Resolution:3200dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper / Bulk objects (such as books)/Plain paper / Slides / Bulk objects (such as books) / Film/Plain paper / Slides / Film/Transparencies / Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides/Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper/Film / Plain paper / Slides/Plain paper / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.5 / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.x / Apple MacOS X 10.1.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition