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Epson Perfection V800 Scanner

[IS sku: HES_V800_B11B223501]
$889 (N.B. price might change once available for purchase).

A combination unit offering good quality artwork and film scanning.

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We recommend you look at Epson Perfection V850 Pro Scanner as an alternative.


This is the first Epson model we recommend you look at if you're looking for a general purpose artwork, document AND film scanner.

Whilst these machines are not really professional level film scanners - they produce quite soft scans and compressed tonality when compared to professional film scans, especially with smaller film formats - they suit a lot of amateur and proofing uses - for example, they're great for making contact sheets, or scans for smaller print sizes.

We'd recommend you strongly consider the V850 as well. The key reductions the 800 has versus the 850 are:

  • Less good optics (the V850 has coated optics, which, just like with good camera lenses, can significantly improve image quality)
  • Slower scans (not a problem if you're doing now-and-then work, but if you have many scans in front of your the 850 is a lot quicker)
  • The V850 comes with 2 of each film holder - meaning you can load the next one up while you're scanning in the current set, again very useful for larger scanning jobs
  • The Silverfast version included with the V800 is a more basic version - in particular Kodachrome scans are not well supported with this more basic version
  • The V850 includes colour targets (both reflective and transmissive, i.e. for artwork and for film) - and profiling software, which can significantly improve the colour accuracy of your scans. (You can of course buy such targets separately and we personally recommend the aftermarket Vuescan software as the best way to run these scanners).

Epson Says:

The Perfection V800 Photo provides professional quality results from virtually any photographic original. Providing up to 6,400 dpi resolution, this powerful scanner consistently delivers precision colour and detail, whether scanning slides, negatives or medium–format film.

Including 4.0 Dmax optical resolution, it offers exceptional image quality, excellent detail in shadow areas and remarkable tonal range. 48–bit colour and 16–bit grayscale provide subtle shades and accurate colour reproduction for everything from professional slides to simple business documents.


  • Precise Colour and Detail – get extraordinary scans with state-of-the-art 6400 dpi optical resolution
  • Remarkable tonal range and shadow detail – 4.0 Dmax for smooth graduations and fine shadow detail
  • Epson’s exclusive Dual Lens System – automatically selects from two lenses for optimum results based on the media being scanned
  • Automatically remove dust and scratches – Digital ICE® Technologies remove many surface defects from film and prints to minimise costly retouching
  • ReadyScan® LED light source – for fast scans with no warmup time required
  • Batch scanning – digitise multiple slides, negatives, medium-and large format film with included film holders
  • Do more with your film and photos – SilverFast® SE software included for added versatility and control
  • Precision film scanning – includes one set of anti-Newton ring film holders


Please note: Specifications are provided as a guide only.

We try very hard to keep these up to date and correct, but if a particular specification is really critical to you, then please double check the specification directly with the manufacturer.

To get more information about a particular specification, use the arrow to get a 'Specxplanation'.

  • Optical Resolution
    6400dpi x 9600dpi (with Dual Lens System)
    Uses separate lenses for film and document scanning
  • Document Size
    216x297mm (A4+Letter)
  • Film Formats
    35mm strip film x 18 frames (4 strips)
    35mm mounted slides x 12 frames
    Medium format 6cm x 20cm x 1 strip
    Large format 4in x 5 in x 1 frame
  • Optical Density
    4.0 Dmax
  • Configuration
    Advanced Matrix CCD Micro Lens Technology
  • Light Source
    Powered with energy efficient ReadyScan LED Technology
  • Image Quality Enhancer
    DIGITAL ICE Technologies for advanced dust and scratch removal
  • Supported Platforms
    Windows® 10/8/7/7x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XPx64/2000
    Mac® OS 10.3.9 or later
  • Dimensions
    503x308x152mm (WxDxH)

In The Box

Please Note:
We keep these details up to date to the best of our knowledge.

However if a particular item is of special importance to you please also check the manufacturer's listing for the product.

You will get:

  • Epson Perfection V800 Pro color scanner
  • 8" x 10" Transparency Unit (built into lid)
  • 4 * Film holders: 35mm slides, 35mm film strips, medium format 6 x 20cm and 4" x 5"
  • Film Area Guide
  • Scanner Software installation CD-ROM
  • Setup poster
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable
  • AC adapter and power cord

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Epson Perfection V850 Pro Scanner
Epson's flagship film and document scanner, offering both better quality and speed.
Currently on back order - ETA of late November but subject to change based on supplier delivery date. Available to order now but do not order with other items or those will also be delayed.
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