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Epson Perfection V500 Photo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2674 reviews of Epson Perfection V500 Photo. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. Views about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Epson Perfection V500 Photo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson Perfection V500 Photo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 367 user reviews of Epson Perfection V500 Photo from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The size and price are also mentioned favorably.

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93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner (6400dpi, 3.4 Opt Density, USB 2.0)Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner (6400dpi, 3.4 Opt Density, USB 2.0)

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson Perfection V500 Photo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 935 user reviews of Epson Perfection V500 Photo from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com. Views about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Perfection V500 Photo ScannerEpson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : terry (dpexpert.com.au)

REVIEW—EPSON V500 SCANNER]

 

This is a flatbed scanner with the facility for scanning film material as well as print pages. Epson says that this scanner is the first in the world to use “a CCD (Charge–Coupled Device) scanner using LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology.” They claim...

This is the first dual purpose flatbed/film scanner from which we have taken respectable film scans. In fact we were surprised by the quality of reproduction from all media. We tried colour transparencies, black and white negatives and medium format...

This is quite a complicated piece of machinery and not at all intuitive in setup and operation, so why not provide a printed user’s manual? It is a pain to have to have the scanner software open on the computer while at the same time trying to find the...

The Epson V500 is a very good scanner. It may look expensive but you get a lot for the money. The controlling software is excellent, even if it is a little cranky when run in Windows Vista. We were pleasantly surprised by its exceptional versatility. *

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Terry Lane (smh.com.au)

Review - Epson V500 photo scanner

 

This is the first dual-purpose flat-bed/film scanner from which we have taken respectable film scans.

Oct, 2007

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Scanner Type:Flatbed / sheet-fed

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:47.5cm
Height:11.3cm
Weight:4kg
Width:27.2cm

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:V500 Photo
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Perfection

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:30

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 15 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-25 - 80

Other features

Density range:3.4D
Dimensions (WxDxH):272 x 475 x 113 / 475 x 272 x 113
Film type:35 mm
Power requirements:100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz / 100/120V; 50/60Hz / 220-240 V 50-60 Hz / AC 100 - 120V, 220 - 240V, 50 - 60hz / AC 100 – 120 V, 50 – 60 Hz
Scan media weight:60 - 105
Scan speed (4x6, colour photo):16.98 msec / line / 16.98 msec/line
Scan speed (black and white drawing):16.98 msec / line / 16.98 msec/line
Scan speed footnote:16.98 msec/line
Standard media sizes:6 x 12 cm / Minimum: 4" x 5"\nMaximum: 8.5" x 14"
Transparency adapter:35mm
Weight:4

Packaging Content

Bundled software:- Epson Scan + Epson Easy Photo Fix technology\n- Epson Creativity Suite\n- Adobe Photoshop Elements\n- ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus OCR / Adobe Photoshop Elements 5 (Mac)\nAdobe Photoshop Elements 6 (PC)\nEpson Copy Utility\nEpson Event Manager 2.0\nABBYY FineReader 6 Sprint Plus (PC)\nABBYY FineReader 5 Sprint Plus (Mac)\nEpson Scan 3,7 / Epson Creativity Suite 1.3\nEpson Scan 3.2 \nAdobe PhotoShop Elements 6\nABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus 6 (Windows)/ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus 5 (Macintosh) / Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, Epson Creativity Suite, Adobe Photoshop Elements, ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus OCR / Epson Event Manager\nEpson Attach Email\nEpson File Manager\nEpson ScanAssistant\nAdobe Photoshop Elements 4 (PC)\nAdobe Photoshop Elements 3 (Mac) ABBYY FineReader 6 Sprint Plus (PC) ABBYY FineReader 5 Sprint Plus (Mac) / Epson Scan with Epson Easy Photo Fix technology \nEpson Creativity Suite \nAdobe Photoshop Elements \nABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus OCR / Epson Scan with Epson Easy Photo Fix technology\nEvent Manager\nAdobe Photoshope Elements\nABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus OCR / Epson Scan, Epson Creativity Suite, Epson CopyUtility, Epson Event Manager, Epson ScanAssistant, Adobe Photoshop Elements 4 (PC), Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 (Mac), ABBYY FineReader 6 Sprint Plus (PC), ABBYY FineReader 5 Sprint Plus (Mac)

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4

Performance

Button functions:scan
Light Source:ReadyScan LED
Sensor Type:CCD / CMOS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0

Power

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:120 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.4 / 4 / 6.5 / 7.5
Power consumption (typical):16 / 17
Power supply type:AC

Scanner

Colour Depth:48-bit colour
Document Feeder Type:Manual load / Optional autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K grey levels)
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:6400dpi
Max Supported Document Size:216 x 297 mm
Max Supported Media Size:216 x 297 mm
Max V-Optical Resolution:9600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load / Optional autoload
Supported Document Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Scanning

Colour scanning: Yes
Duplex scanning: No
Film scanning:No / Yes
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:215 x 355 / 216 x 297 / 216 x 356
Optical density (Dmax):3.4
Optical scanning resolution:6400 x 9600
Output colour depth:48

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:- Windows Vista, XP Professional x64 Edition, XP Home/XP Professional, 2000 Professional\n- Mac OS X 10.2.8 + / Mac OS X 10.2\nWindows Vista\nWindows XP 64 Bit\nWindows XP\nWindows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP (Home Edition / Professional / Professional X64) / Windows Vista\nMac OSX 10.2.8+ / Windows 98SE/2000/Me,XP/XP 64-bit\n Mac OS X 10.2.8 + / Windows 98SE/2000/Me,XP/XP 64-bit\nMac OS X 10.2.8 + / Windows\nMac
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:215 / 350
Minimum processor:450 MHz / Intel Pentium II 450 MHz / Pentium II 450MHz / PowerPC G3 400MHz
Minimum RAM:128
Minimum system requirements:Windows XP/Professional/Vista/2000\nMacintosh OS X 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.x

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:27.2 / 47.5 / 47.7
Height :11.3 / 11.4
Weight:4 / 4.04
Width:27.1 / 27.2 / 47.8