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Epson Perfection 3170

Epson Perfection 3170
alaScore 78

216 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 216 reviews of Epson Perfection 3170. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, 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 3170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 216 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson Perfection 3170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Epson Perfection 3170 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.co.uk.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Perfection 3170 Photo Scanner - USB 2.0/FirewireEpson Perfection 3170 Photo Scanner - USB 2.0/Firewire

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson Perfection 3170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of Epson Perfection 3170 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Epson Perfection 3170 Photo Scanner

Sep, 2015

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Epson Perfection 3170 Photo

 

The Epson Perfection 3170 Photo ($200 street) is a nicely designed unit that will appeal to users who scan regularly. That's because it's the largest, heaviest, and fastest unit in our roundup—and it produced the best OCR and photo scans as well. It...

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Expert review by: Sergey Samarin (xbitlabs.com)

X-bit labs - EPSON Perfection 3170/4180 PHOTO Scanners Review

 

September was a fertile month for Seiko Epson Corporation as it issued another two products, Perfection 3170 and Perfection 4180, after the August release of the Perfection 2480/2580 pair. The two new scanners are targeted at amateur photographers and...

I guess the results of my tests have helped you to form your own opinion about the continuators of the glorious traditions of the Perfection clan. I would like to acknowledge the creative approach of Epson's engineering team who are always coming up...

Oct, 2004

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Jalal Werfalli (trustedreviews.com)

Epson Perfection 3170 Photo

 

If you thought that scanner technology had dried up with the proliferation of digital cameras, think again. Jalal Werfalli has found a new soul mate in the shape of the Epson Perfection 3170 Photo.

Jan, 2004

Expert review by: Rebecca Viksnins (zdnet.com.au)

Epson Perfection 3170 Photo

 

The Epson Perfection 3170 Photo scans like a champ -- and it's reasonably affordable, too.

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

Great value.

 

Easy setup. Excellent color, reproduction excellent.

None so far.

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: Amber (shopzilla.com)

Problems with drivers

 

All the features you could want

Poor colour reproduction & ADF

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: John (shopzilla.com)

Awesome scanner

 

Easy to use, great picture quality, fast

Automatic mode can trim some of your picture, but is fixable

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: robbster (shopzilla.com)

Good scanner for price.

 

Good quality photo scans.

alittle noisy when in scan mode.

Dec, 2003

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Epson Perfection 3170 Flatbed Scanner

 

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

EPSON Perfection 3170 3200 X 3200 dpi 48bit USB Interface Flatbed Scanner

 

This scanner is SWEET! Yes, you can spend less but you'll get just that. I had bought a Canon LIDE scanner (for less) but it was garbage - had to return it. Bought this one on sale from NewEgg and was scanning literally minutes after it arrived. The...

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications

The Epson Perfection 3170 Photo scanner offers powerful, one-touch color restoration and remarkable image quality. With leading-edge technology, this high-value performer instantly restores faded photos, slides and negatives. Innovative Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, exclusively from Epson, even provides an incredible dust removal function for optimal scanning of slides and negatives. This product makes restoring images a snap, with three levels of control, including fully automated scanning and two advanced modes with individual setting selections. For added versatility, the Epson Perfection 3170 Photo includes a built-in 35mm slide/film strip and medium format adapter. Scan in a negative or slide and give new life to moments from the past. This product delivers all these convenient features, plus 3200 x 6400 dpi resolution for fine detail and professional results. With convenient PC and Macintosh compatibility, it offers multiple connectivity options, including hi-speed USB 2.0. Add the optional automatic document feeder for quick, easy scanning of multiple-page originals. Or, use this product with an Epson ink jet printer for extraordinary reprints and enlargements. With all this, plus a full suite of photo software titles, the Epson Perfection 3170 Photo offers a complete photo imaging solution - at a truly incredible value.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.1in
Height:4.6in
Weight:8.4lbs
Width:10.9in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada/France
Localization:French
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:3170 Photo
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Perfection

Scanner

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
Max H-Optical Resolution:3200dpi
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:6400dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.2.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 98/ME
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