If you're an avid photographer when you go on vacation, you've probably faced the problem of what to do when your memory cards fill up. Do you lug along a laptop or do you buy a potentially expensive handful of memory cards to swap out? Epson presents a different solution today: the P-5000 Multimedia Storage Viewer. This device features an 80GB hard drive, two media card slots, and a 4-inch LCD screen for viewing. To free up space on your camera's memory cards, simply slip the card into one of the P-5000's slots and offload the … Read more
Epson announced today two new members of its PictureMate family of portable, standalone snapshot printers: the Dash and Zoom. Both are dedicated 4x6 printers that can produce borderless photos in as little as 37 seconds, according to Epson. Both models offer 3.6-inch preview LCDs on which you can edit photos or watch a slide show. You can resize photos, edit them, or change the color treatment without touching your PC. Built-in memory card slots and a PictBridge-enabled USB port let you print from memory cards, digital cameras, and USB flash drives; if you want to print wireless via Bluetooth, … Read more
Epson today announced its new V500 Photo color scanner. It's geared for advanced photo hobbyists at a price of $250. It uses Epson's ReadyScan LED technology, which cuts out warm-up time entirely and cuts scanning time. The 6400dpi scanner allows users to make enlargements of up to 17x22 inches, from film or prints. The scanner also lets you scan negatives--35mm, slides, and medium format--using the included guides.
The V500 Photo scanner comes with two photo restoration programs--Digital ICE and Epson Easy Photo Fix. The former removes dust and scratches from film, while the latter restores faded photos and … Read more
Epson announced three additional printers to its fall lineup today, all photo-oriented, consumer-grade printers. The Stylus Photo R280 is a single-function printer that's housed in a slim, low-profile body. Epson claims it can produce 4x6 photo prints in as little as 11 seconds. The Stylus Photo RX595 is a $150 multifunction that prints, scans, and copies. It features built-in memory card slots, a PictBridge-enabled USB port, and the ability to print directly on inkjet-printable CDs and DVDs. The Stylus Photo RX680 features everything that the RX595 provides, plus an auto duplexer and additional paper input, for $200. All three … Read more
Epson announced today four new members of its inkjet printer lineup, ranging in price from $70 to $150. Three of the four are multifunctions. The $90 Stylus C120 is a single-function printer that offers print speeds of up to 25 pages per minute (ppm). It also has a "quiet mode" that slows down printing, but minimizes noise levels for quiet environments.
The $70 Stylus CX7400 is the bottom tier of the three multifunctions. It offers print, scan, copy, and PC-free photo print functions. Features include built-in memory card slots; 28 ppm black and color printing; auto photo correction; … Read more
Epson's immodestly named "Perfection V200" not only handles the usual flat images, but its lid lifts 180 degrees to scan 3D objects as well in 4800-dpi resolution, according to CrunchGear. And at just $99, it won't break the budget when these machines are inevitably crushed at holiday office parties.