Summary: My brother had an older scanner, the Epson PERFECTION 1670 AC Adapter 2084614 Flatbed Scanner, and I found it to be the best and most user freindly device to convert old Kodak slides to digital photos for display on the new digital projectors as well as digital storage.
Scanner is perfect when paired with Vuescan software
Occasional Reviewer, Amazon
23 October 2007
Summary: This is easily one of the best scanners I have ever used. The color is good, but most of all, this scanner is FAST. It gets the job done faster than most scanners that are 4 years newer. When paired with Vuescan aftermarket software ([...
OCR capabilities never operated, technical support hard to locate
Richard Jensen, Amazon
8 February 2007
Summary: The Epson Perfection 1670 Photo scanner is used as a pleasure tool in my hobby, Genealogy and Family History. Although Epson claims that the 1670 will do OCR scanning I never could get it to work, unlike prevous scanners I have used.
Summary: It amazes me how this scanner has not been dumped into the bottom of the ocean as yet. The color is awful, awful, awful; the scanned images have long ugly streaks; it's painfully slow; it's technologically jurassic - in one short sentence - it's pathetic!
Summary: I have been using this scanner for over 1 year and have used it to scan hundreds of typewritten pages, old slides, and photographs. For the money, this is one fine tool. We have a newer, much more expensive scanner at our office, but I have often taken work home to scan because the Epson 1670 does a...
Summary: The Copy Utility software does not work in WinXP. Apparently there is a conflict with the twain and twunk files that Windows uses. After 7+ hours...on my dime...with advanced tech support they gave up and said they can't do anything about the problem.
Summary: Working on a compact budget, I was looking for something I could use to scan photos, negatives, and slides that would approach quality amateur level. For photo scans, I was impressed by the speed, the quality was average or slightly better than average.
Summary: I bought this unit to scan old photos and slides. The software that drives the scanner is not intuitive to say the least. It has a fully automated mode to pick the best results for the user, but it "remembers" the settings from the previous manual operation.