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Epson Perfection 2450

Epson Perfection 2450
alaScore 77

138 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews from magazines and websites.

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 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 138 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Epson Perfection 2450 Photo


A dual-format scanner well suited for serious photographers.

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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...

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Epson Perfection 2450 Photo/Film Scanner


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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

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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

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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

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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

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Win Xp(SP1) Users BEWARE!!!


The software doesn't work out of the box. Do not buy this product unless your are willing to go to a third party site and * follow a 25 step correction procedure *Including downloading an Epson patch that messes with your registery. *Uninstlling any Epson

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Excellent Product


Great scan quality for both text and photos. Easy install.

None that I can think of.

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Scanner did not work out of box


I tried the scanner on 2 computers, could not get it to work, and then tried the support procedure . There was no e-mail and toll free tech. support. I am returning the unit and will buy one from a company that will have support. I am still using my...

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