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Epson Expression 1680 Special Edition Color 8.5x11" Flatbed scanner
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Epson Expression 1680 Special Edition Color 8.5x11"
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8.5x11, 200dpi, Portrait
Simplex (1 sided) Duplex (2 sides)
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Epson Expression 1680 Special Edition Color 8.5x11

Both Operating Systems
Attachable Flatbed  Flatbed No 
ADF Size N/A  Color Yes 
Paper Size 8.5x11  VRS No 
Resolution 1600x1600  Multi-Feed No 
Daily Scans   TWAIN Driver Yes 
U.S. Warranty 0 Days  ISIS Driver No 
Auto-Crop No  PC Yes 
Imprinter No  Mac Yes 
Interface USB AND SCSI (50 pin) 
Part Number E1680-SE 
Epson Expression 1680 Special Edition Color 8.5x11" Flatbed
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+ 1600 x 3200 dpi optical resolution
+ Exceptional dynamic range (up to 3.6 Dmax for transparency scanning with optional transparency adapter)
+ Dual-Focus Mechanism
+ High-speed scans and previews
+ USB and SCSI connectivity with optional FireWire® interface

The remarkable 1600 dpi, 48-bit scanner for graphic arts professionals.

A remarkable breakthrough in high quality imaging, the Epson Expression® 1680 is Epson's first 1600 x 3200 dpi flatbed scanner to feature 48-bit color and a 3.6 Dmax. Optimized to deliver enhanced colors, subtle highlights, and sharp shadow detail, this affordable scanner sets a new standard in image quality.

The Epson Expression 1680 blazes through each scan with reliable performance and minimum noise. Our exclusive ColorTrue® II Imaging System and MatrixCCD technology combine custom optics, a xenon lamp, Dynamic Range Control, and superior image processing.

With the highest price/performance ratio in its category, this durable unit is perfect for busy graphics professionals and photographers. Quickly and accurately, it delivers extraordinary results with virtually any original, from reflective media up to 8.5" x 11.7" and 35mm to 8" x 10" transparencies. Its quick-and-easy batch scanning capabilities help your customers increase productivity, while its Dual-Focus Mechanism, in combination with its custom film holders, eliminates "Newton Ring" problems.

The scanner supports both USB and SCSI connectivity. And, with the optional high-speed FireWire® interface, it's compatible with both the Power Mac G4 and the latest PCs. The Epson Expression 1680-Professional includes professional graphics software such as LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast® Ai 6, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 2.0, the ArcSoft® Suite with three applications, Monaco EZcolor color management software and a transparency unit.

Features & Benefits

1600 x 3200 dpi optical resolution
+ Delivers remarkable resolution and extraordinary image quality

ColorTrue II Imaging System and true 48-bit color depth
+ Produces smooth gradations and outstanding color reproduction
+ Captures over 281 trillion colors (48-bit) and 65,536 shades of gray (16-bit)

Exceptional dynamic range
+ Up to 3.6 Dmax for transparency scanning
+ Accurately scans each image
+ Provides enhanced highlights and subtle shadow detail from transparencies
+ Provides intelligent negative scanning for 35mm film strips

Dual-Focus Mechanism
+ Works with custom film holders to eliminate "Newton Rings" for clear, sharp results every time

High-speed scans and previews
+ Offers high speed image processing for increased productivity
+ Creates full color preview in as little as 10 seconds
+ Scans a 35mm slide at 1600 dpi in approximately 65 seconds
+ Scans an 8.5" x 11" color photo at 300 dpi in approximately 23 seconds

USB and SCSI connectivity with optional FireWire® interface
+ Provides trouble-free setup and installation for Windows® and Macintosh® systems

Included Software:
+ EPSON Scan Scanning Software

USB cable included

One year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada




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