Review: Epson Perfection V19 Scanner

Scanning With Epson Perfection V19

Perhaps one of the important factors a company should think of for a product is the naming convention. It should be catchy, realistic, simple and easy to read.

When I get hold of the Epson Perfection V19 Scanner, it then recollects my thought on that naming convention particular. But with a question at the back of my head. Will this “perfection thing” holds true to its end results? We’ll find it out.

Looks

Unassuming. Simple yet with classy due to its glossy black-colored plastic body.

Epson Perfection V19 Scanner 2

Convenience

With only 4 buttons and with only one USB connection for power and computer connection, scanning with Perfection V19 is a walk in the park. There’s some installation needed though before the first use, but only eats up a minute or two and no need to wait for a warm up.

Everyday scanning is more doable for your photos or any other documents. In the video below, you’ll see how I singlehandedly scanned all the hundreds of my son’s artworks which includes scratch and drafts.

Effectiveness

The 10 seconds capturing feature of the Epson Perfection V19 Scanner is not just on paper. Paired with the 4800 x 4800 dpi resolution, keeping “smooth gradations; accurate skin tones; sharp, grain-free photos and crisp, clear text” are way attainable. And these are the things that one should primarily look for a scanner.

The removable lid helps you a lot in scanning images on a bulky photo albums.

But the moment it is removed, it somewhat makes the scanner become weak. Especially when positioning it vertically. Nevertheless, I think that’s the only hiccup I could raise here.

And to add to the contrary, the removable lid feature is a big bonus. Same goes to the built-in kickstand for vertical positioning. It will help you to save some space in your work area.

The Epson Easy Photo Fix software is among the significant features of the scanner. It will help you bring back old photos to colorful ones. 

Specs

Scan Specs

Scanner Type: Flatbed color scanner
Optical Sensor: CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
Optical Resolution: 4800 dpi
Hardware Resolution: 4800 x 4800 dpi
Effective Pixels: 40,800 x 56,160 pixels (4800 dpi)
Color Bit Depth: 48-bits per pixel internal / 24-bits per pixel external
Grayscale Bit Depth: 16-bits per pixel internal / 8-bits per pixel external
Maximum Scan Area: Flatbed 8.5″ x 11.7″
Light Source: Three-color RGB LEDs
Scanning Speed:
     Color 300 dpi approximately 10 seconds (via USB 2.0)
     Color 600 dpi approximately 30 seconds (via USB 2.0)

Features

Buttons: 4 Buttons: PDF, Send, Copy and Start
Image Restoration: Epson Easy Photo Fix Technology
Upright Scanning: Built-in stand for upright scanning and storage
Scanner Lid: Removable scanner lid for oversized and thick media
Software: Epson Scan with Easy Photo Fix technology, Epson Event Manager, Epson Copy Utility, Epson Easy Photo Scan

Connectivity/Operating Systems:
     Windows® 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista®
Windows XP SP2 or later
Mac OS® X 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x, 10.9.x, 10.10.x

Affordability

With $69/- ++ (AED 253/-) price tag, having this Epson Perfection V19 Scanner whether at home or office, is easy on the pocket. A good buy and truly works with perfection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This is not a sponsored review and this is of author’s own and honest opinion.

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