Reviews and Problems with Epson Perfection V350 PHOTO
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BEST D---- SCANNER I'VE EVER OWNED
R. Smith, Amazon
14 August 2013
Summary: But you need the extended warranty for two things: 1 - dust will get under the glass after a couple of years 2 - the plastic gears that move the light will strip after about three years. Also, this machine was manufactured as 32-BIT for Windows XP and earlier. Be sure it will work with your operating system before purchasing! I have seen them with Windows 7 drivers, so they are out there. The best thing is that there are 2 modes: simple and pro.
Summary: My earlier Epson scanner was no longer working properly. The new Epson V350 scanner does a good job with images and once one learns how to use the ABBYY software that came with the scanner it also does a good job of creating OCR scans. I have not used it for scanning 35mm film, but the previous owner said he had done so and was satisfied with the results.
Summary: I originally purchased my Epson Perfection V350 in 2007 because I needed a reliable scanner that could handle three dimensional objects and alleviate all the set up time, tricky lighting requirements and the expense of digital photography equipment. Because I need to do a high volume of imaging each day, I needed something quick, easy and efficient. The CCD sensor of the Epson Perfection gives me great depth of field...
Summary: Writing a review is OPTIONAL. If I don't have the time and I pass up on the review, Amazon has no business sending me not one but two more emails to review the product. The scanner works just fine by the way. But your treatment makes me not want to order again very soon.
Summary: I just spoke with Epson, and they tell me the manufacurer's suggested price for the Epson V350 is $129.99. Unless their customer service is mistaken, the one offered here on Amazon is overpriced.
Summary: The scanner works GREAT, and automatically creates a .jpg image the exact size of your photo -- not like other scanners that makes an 8.5 x 11 image with white in the background. HOWEVER, if you have A LOT of photos, you will have to scan them one at a time. The negative loader works well, too. The problem with this product is the software. It's not easy to get your settings (and I'm an advanced user!), and it's a bit slow.
Summary: We purchased the Epson Perfection V350 on 03/09/2008. With the free shipping it arrived in only a few days. The installation was effortless on Windows XP-SP2. Operation is so easy "that my computer illiterate wife could use it" her quote! No complaints so far. We have not used the 35mm neg. scan option yet. Our last scanner was an Epson and we had no problems with for 4 years until it finally burned out. We hope the Perfection V350 last as long.
Summary: I've scanned documents and photos (not negatives) and it works great on both. For documents, I like that it can scan the docs directly into Adobe pdf format. For photos, I especially like the color restoration it did on the old color photos (circa 1970's) that I scanned in, making my old photos look better than they did before. I have not tried scanning photo negatives yet.
Summary: I have been using this scanner to digitize archived family photgraphs ranging from recent to many decades old. Installation was easy on Windows Vista and the learning curve was fairly short. It has a few minor quirks in the way it previews and frames the photos, but I have discovered ways around these. I like the control it gives you in the professional mode for adjusting colorimetry and exposure. Scanning time is a little slow, but manageable.