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Epson Perfection 2480 Photo

Epson Perfection 2480 Photo
alaScore 79

170 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Epson Perfection 2480 Photo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 170 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Epson Perfection 2480 Photo

 

This easy-to-use flatbed offers solid image quality and zippy performance at a great price.

An excellent choice for the average user, the quick-study Epson Perfection 2480 Photo scans quickly and creates good-looking images--from both photos and film--all at a bargain price.

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X-bit labs - EPSON Perfection 2480/2580 PHOTO: Fall Offsprings in the "Perfect" Family

 

Please meet the two new models in the legendary Perfection family from EPSON. These two solutions targeted for home use passed all our tests with honors and proved to be an excellent choice for your closest consideration. Read more in our review!

You have witnessed a quite successful debut of the new models of the EPSON Perfection series that came to replace the popular Perfection 1670 model. The new products passed all my tests with honors; you can compare them with earlier-tested devices by...

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A Fine Product from EPSON!

 

After the cleaning people from a fire wrecked my HP5470, I decided to get yet another scanner. In reading many reviews for both HP and Epson I find that some are too critical of fine products like this one. The HP software was a little easier to use-...

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The 8hiznit

 

After many **** scanners such as umax and micromax or whatever, this Epson has satisfied my desire for quality. its a bit noiser than the rest, but the thing just works flawlessly, and has yet to do the head bashing you see from other scanners. Highly...

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EPSON Perfection 2480 PRO 2400 x 4800dpi 48bit USB Interface Flatbed Scanner

 

Great Scanner for the price! Everything works great!... And as always Thanks New Egg For the great service and Fedex for the fast shipping...

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As good as I hoped for

 

Nice scanner. Quick to install. Scans fast. I have mushkin pc 3200 512mb ram, Athlon 2100+ prossesor,New Gigabyte 400fsb motherboard and I cant handle scanning at its highest resolution. That is the only problem I see.......

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Epson 2480 Scanner

 

Wow, I hit the jackpot when I decided to get this scanner! I have had many scanners and have never had one that has exceeded my expectations before. This scanner is FAST. This scanner scans in photos, slides, and negatives and does a great job on each....

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EPSON Perfection 2480 PRO 2400 x 4800dpi 48bit USB Interface Flatbed Scanner

 

This is just an excellent scanner. It scans quickly and the quality is astounding, especially at such an inexpensive price. I am truly pleased with my purchase from Newegg the Great.

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Awesome scanner!

 

The scanner is quick. I tried scanning 4x6 color photo and it looks great on screen. I have not tried printing the photo yet to see if it is similar to the original photo. The scanning time was in seconds. 24bit mode took like 15 seconds or less (I did...

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Avoid it - bad driver, no customer support

 

Price ($180 - $100 rebate) and hardware

Driver, customer support hours, no 800 free phone.

Product Specifications

With the Epson Perfection 2480 Photo, anyone can restore faded photos in just one click, for brilliant color reprints and enlargements. With 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution, remarkable results are easy to achieve. And, when used together with an Epson Stylus ink jet printer, it's the perfect solution for creating lasting memories. This fast, full-featured performer offers convenient, automatic scanning of special snapshots and important documents. The software package included makes every scan a snap. Exclusive Epson Easy Photo Fix ensures one-touch color restoration and dust removal, while Epson Smart Panel provides all the tools necessary to scan photos, text, or graphics with vivid results every time. And, with Hi-Speed USB 2.0, the Epson Perfection 2480 Photo speeds through every scan, so as not to delay one's creativity - whether it be creating a digital scrapbook or restoring photos from the family album. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh, the Epson Perfection 2480 Photo provides the ideal fit for any home setting. Offering remarkable versatility and detail in one affordable solution, it's the perfect choice for bringing faded memories to life and sharing new ones with family and friends.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.5in
Height:3.4in/3.5in
Weight:6.6lbs/6lbs/7.1lbs
Width:10.6in/10.8in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:2480 Limited Edition/2480 Photo
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Perfection

Scanner

Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load/Manual load / Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
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:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load/Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper / Slides / Film/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Bulk objects (such as books) / Business card/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film / Business card
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Business card / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Business card / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.1 - 9.2.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.2.7 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.2.x / Apple MacOS X 10.3.x / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS 9.2.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.2.x / Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.2.7 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional