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 consistently 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
System and MatrixCCD
technology combine custom optics, a Xenon
lamp, Dynamic Range Control, and superior image processing for
phenomenal results every time.
With the highest price/performance ratio in its category, this durable
unit is perfect for your demanding workload as a graphics arts
professional or photographer. 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 Dual-
Focus Mechanism, in combination with its custom film holders,
eliminates the "Newton Ring" problems often associated with less
The scanner supports both USB and SCSI connectivity. With an optional
interface it's compatible with both the Power
G4 and the latest PCs. EPSON Scan Server software (PC) lets you
network among Windows
configurations: Special Edition, Artist, Professional and Professional
FireWire. The Professional and Professional FireWire models include
powerful graphics software such as LaserSoft
Use the LaserSoft SilverFast scanner software to sharpen and descreen
images, control color balance, tonal curves, highlights and shadows. Or,
take advantage of its unattended batch scanning capabilities. Simply set
all the settings at once and watch it scan all the images in one operation.
An optional transparency unit and automatic document feeder are also
When teamed with an EPSON Stylus
Expression 1680 is the perfect input/output solution.
* Optional transparency unit required.
users. It's available in four
Ai 5 and a
Pro Series printer, the EPSON
Color Flatbed Scanner
1600 x 3200 dpi optical resolution
Delivers remarkable resolution and extraordinary image quality
ColorTrue II Imaging 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
Exceptional dynamic range (up to 3.6 Dmax for
Accurately scans each image; provides enhanced highlights and
subtle shadow detail from transparencies; provides intelligent
negative scanning for 35mm film strips
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
Premium software bundle**
LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 5 (professional scanning software)
LE (image editing software)
(document management software)
Pro (OCR software)
EPSON TWAIN Pro 2.0
** Included on the Artist, Professional, and Professional FireWire models.
Special Edition model includes EPSON TWAIN Pro 2.0 software only.
EPSON Expression 1680
Shown here with optional transparency unit
(included on Professional and Professional FireWire models)