Epson America Inc has announced the Epson Perfection V500 office scanner for micro-business owners, home office users and consumers, promising a scanning solution that combines the productivity features of a document scanner and the image quality of a photo scanner into a single package.
Epson said the new scanner includes a 30-page automatic document feeder with scan speeds up to 3 pages per minute, 4 push buttons for easy, one-touch scanning, and Epson ReadyScan LED technology for fast scans, eliminating warm-up time both when starting a scan or when switching between reflective and film scanning for enhanced productivity. ReadyScan LED technology is also mercury-free, and consumes less power for increased energy-efficiency, Epson adds.
Epson Perfection V500 Office also offers 6400 dpi resolution for image quality scans, and a wide range of specialty photo features such as a transparency unit for negative, slides and film scanning, Digital ICE Technology for dust and scratch removal in film scans, and Epson Easy Photo Fix technology for restoring old and faded images, removing dust and reducing grain.
The new scanner will be available in September for $350.