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Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

Epson Perfection 2580 Photo
alaScore 77

93 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Epson Perfection 2580 Photo. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 2580 Photo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 93 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Epson Perfection 2580 Photo from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Epson Perfection 2580 Photo from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

66% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Perfection 2580 Photo ScannerEpson Perfection 2580 Photo Scanner

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Richard Jantz (pcworld.com)

Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

This fast, easy-to-use flatbed scanner has a film feeder built into its lid.

The Epson Perfection 2580 is most useful for people who want to digitize batches of 35mm negatives.

Jan, 2005
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Expert review by: Jeff Dorgay (cnet.com)

Epson Perfection 2580 photo color scanner review: Epson Perfection 2580 photo color scanner

 

Epson Perfection 2580 Whether you're a beginning user or a professional photographer who needs a second scanner at home for editing your party pictures, the Epson Perfection 2580 Photo will serve you well. It features a decent set of software tools,...

Decent scans for the price; easy to set up and to use; convenient 35mm negative autoloader.

Weak film-scan quality.

A nice buy for the penny-pinching hobbyist/amateur photographer who has moderate scanning needs.

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

The Epson Perfection 2580 Photo ($150 street) makes a decent stab at photo scanning, with overall scores of good for slides and photos, and quality scores of good for slides and the high end of good for prints. But it has some limitations when it comes...

Better than average slide scan quality for a flatbed scanner. Good OCR accuracy. Color-restore feature for faded photos

No ADF. Automated film scan doesn't work well for black-and-white film. Scans only one slide at a time

The Epson Perfection 2580 Photo scanner is a fine entry, with a couple of flaws. In particular, the automatic scan for strips of film performed poorly with black-and-white negatives. Both photo and slide scan quality, however, are better than average...

Expert review by: Richard Jantz (goodgearguide.com.au)

Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

The Epson Perfection 2580 Photo produces high-quality images from both prints and film--and is a great value for the price. Plus, this scanner is idea...

High speed, good photo image quality, image enhancement options

Nothing notable

People who want to digitise batches of 35mm negatives will find the Perfection 2580 most useful.

Jan, 2005

Expert review by: Jeff Dorgay (cnet.com.au)

Epson Perfection 2580 Photo

 

It's not perfect, but this scanner should satisfy photo hobbyists with casual scanning needs.

Decent scans for the price ; Easy to set up and to use ; Convenient 35mm negative autoloader

Weak film-scan quality

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: Mortiki (newegg.com)

epson finally gets it right

 

this printer is the bomb, second to none as far as i am concerned.

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: janet485 (epinions.com)

New boat anchor

 

sharp looking, compact size, copy feature great

inner side cover hard to handle,software could be better

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: hansonjb (epinions.com)

Disappointing

 

Looks nice.

Not fast enoughNoisy--irritating whining sound--much louder than other scanners

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: azizdc (epinions.com)

Good Scanner for the money

 

Photo quality, built quality, OCR Software, speed of printed scan

Low speed of 35mm negative scan

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: azizdc (epinions.com)

Good Scanner for the money

 

I picked one of these up about four months ago at the local store, as a replacement for an older scanner. I was impressed with the quality of this scanner and the ease of use. Printed pictures is fast and flawless with this scanner, the software ...

Photo quality, built quality, OCR Software, speed of printed scan

Low speed of 35mm negative scan

Apr, 2005
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Product Specifications

Digitize and restore stacks of negatives in just a few simple steps - and rediscover moments from the past! It's all possible with the Epson Perfection 2580 Photo. With its new, easy-to-use Auto Film Loader, anyone can quickly scan and view individual frames of 35mm negatives. And, with one-touch color restoration through exclusive Epson Easy Photo Fix, it couldn't be easier to bring back the brilliance of every cherished event. Best of all, with astounding 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution, it's a snap to achieve remarkable detail, ideal for reprints and enlargements. Fully automatic scanning and other innovative features make it easy to scan photos, film, or text with consistently vivid results, while Epson Smart Panel and convenient bundled software allow for added creativity. And, with Hi-Speed USB 2.0, the Epson Perfection 2580 Photo speeds through every scan. That, combined with the remarkable efficiency of the Auto Film Loader, makes it simple to archive and organize boxes of negatives in a flash. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh , the Epson Perfection 2580 Photo provides the ideal solution for any scanning task. Offering incredible versatility and detail in one affordable solution, it's the perfect choice for bringing old memories to life.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.5in
Height:3.4in
Weight:7.1lbs
Width:10.8in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:2580 PHOTO
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Perfection

Scanner

Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type: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
Supported Document Type:Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Flatbed scanner

System Requirements

OS Required: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