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Epson Perfection 2450

Epson Perfection 2450
alaScore 75

216 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 216 reviews of Epson Perfection 2450. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Epson Perfection 2450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 216 reviews)

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Epson Perfection 2450


alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Epson Perfection 2450 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Richard Jantz (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


A dual-format scanner well suited for serious photographers.

Nov, 2001

Expert review by: (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


If your budget is closer to $400, you can get a scanner with a built-in transparency unit: the Epson Perfection 2450 Photo. Simply by removing a pad on the underside of the lid, you can read negatives, slides, and other transparencies. Epson even...


Expert review by: Keith (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo/Film Scanner


EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (



Epson's Perfection 2450 Photo is remarkable for offering not one but two fast data connections: Firewire and USB 2.0. At the same time, it's top of the class for scan sharpness, and extremely user friendly. Great features include an automatic cropping...

Jun, 2002

Expert review by: (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


The Epson 2450 Photo is one of the more interesting A4 flatbed scanners currently available. Epson have aimed it at professionals and enthusiasts and it has quite an impressive specification. It boasts high image quality with fast scanning times and...

Jan, 2002

Expert review by: Iain Laskey (

Review: Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


Iain Laskey looks at an ideal scanner for the photographer

Scan quality, transparency handling, connectivity, looks


At between £260 and £300 this isn't a cheap scanner. However, the quality easily justifies the price and Epson are to be commended on creating such a top notch product at this price point. The unit looks good, too, with the high speed interface options...

Consumer review by: (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


Had scanner,Epson Perfection 2450 but lost Smart Panel, when computer crashed where can I download it from???

Not Impressed

Not Impressed

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


Good quality scans and affordable price

In a nutshell...problems scanning documents into Acrobat 6 PDF format. Continual collapse of the scan after the pre-scan because the computer "lost contact" with the scanner. After weeks of wrestling appear to have solved the problem by switching from U

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: (




very poor quality control! dust , lint everywhere inside the glass. no way to take apart to clean. came that way from epson. try to contact epson by email. no way! they don't take email. you have to send them a letter in the mail. amazing! i'm going to br

Dec, 2003

Consumer review by: (

Runtime Error!


Automatically detected B&W negatives as color positives. Frequent "abnormal program termination" due to Runtime Errors. E-mail tech support form asks many things like whether you have more or less than 8MB of RAM

Nov, 2003

Product Specifications

The Perfection 2450 offers exceptional quality for the professional and enthusiast, with outstanding resolution and a photo adapter as standard for high-resolution transparency scanning. Coupled with the high resolution are both FireWire and USB 2.0 interfaces for connectivity to modern PCs and Macs. Featuring an alternate MatrixCCD with Epson Micro Step drive for high sub scanning resolution, the Perfection 2450 Photo series can capture maximum image detail. The Perfection 2450 Photo meets a variety of requirements. Its high speed is ideal for general image and document scanning whilst its built-in transparency unit can be used for scanning negatives and transparencies and is ideal for amateur and professional photographers alike.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac/Mac / PC
Country Kits:France/United Kingdom
Model:2450 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
Interface Type (2nd):IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
Max H-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper / Slides / Film/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Bulk objects (such as books) / Film
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

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