Epson makes small pics big

Producing big photo prints from small pictures used to mean a trip to the photo lab, but now Epson claims you can do it at home with its new Perfection 4990 Photo scanner.

The 4990 is a 48-bit colour flatbed model capable of scanning both film and reflective prints at a maximum optical resolution of 4800dpi. I used it to digitise 35mm slides and other small images and the results were hugely impressive. Aided by a quality printer, the excellent scan colour quality, realistic contrast and crisp detail made some prints good enough to hang. On-screen image quality was excellent, too.

Source; PC World


Posted: Mon - June 13, 2005 at 09:33 PM