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Epson Perfection® 4180 PHOTO Flatbed Scanner

Epson Perfection® 4180 PHOTO Flatbed Scanner
alaScore 72

12 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Epson Perfection® 4180 PHOTO Flatbed Scanner. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Epson Perfection® 4180 PHOTO Flatbed Scanner is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Good scanner


I bought this scanner refurbished 3 years ago, and it's still going strong. I have used this scanner for negatives, positives, and standard reflective media, and this scanner does well with whatever media you throw at it. The front buttons work in the ...

Good scan quality, transparent material scanning


Jul, 2008

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Decent scanner at a nice price


My previous scanner had worn itself out, with quotes for fixing it well over $100. My scanner doesn’t get a lot of use, particularly with an ability to print to .PDF, but It’s still helpful for scanning and emailing signed documents and ...

Nice functionality for what I paid

having a printer and scanner takes up a lot of room

Apr, 2008

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Repair the Epson 4180 Flatbed Scanner Yourself


Here is how to repair the broken pully mount: Read completely before beginning. Tools and parts needed: Small phillips screwdriver, 2 small flat-head screws (self-tapping pan-head with a head that is 1/4" in diameter and shank 3/8" long will work ...

Easily fixed by someone with basic handyperson skills.

Epson really should buy the two screws required to fix this thing permanently. 5 cents?

May, 2007

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Good scans but unreliable


Good quality scans


Mar, 2007

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Worked great until it BUSTED


Prior to the hardware busting, it produced great quality scans.

cheap hardware, software takes some getting used to.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (

Mine broke also


Did nice scans of photos.

Didn't last very long

Feb, 2006

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Great Scanner but weak parts.


Does very good job on old slides and photos.

Be careful. The brackets that hold the belt pulley break very easy. Poor design.

Aug, 2005

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Epson 4180 Perfection Photo Scanner


I purchased this particular scanner specifically for reproducing family photographs, and especially from film negatives where the original photograph was no longer available or had become lost/destroyed/given away. The scanner does a fabulous job and ...

Ability to reproduce digital pictures from B&W and Colour negatives. Reasonable price for quality.


May, 2005

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Instructions totally inadequate


Excellent copy from scanned newsprint.

Instructions...except for basic setup, totally inadequate.

Apr, 2005

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Great but lacks instructions.


great scanned pictures andnegatives, OCR a plus

no instructions for scanner or photoshop.

Feb, 2005