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Epson Introduces New Scanner Models

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Epson's Scanner Line Delivers High-Resolution Scanning, Fast Scanning Speeds and Unbelievable Quality at Affordable Prices TECH EXPO, NEW YORK, June 25, 2002 -- Epson America Inc. introduced three new EPSON Perfection scanners today that address the needs of a variety of customers from the entry-level home user to the more advanced user. The EPSON Perfection 2400 PHOTO, the Perfection 1660 PHOTO and the Perfection 1260/1260 PHOTO are joining the previously introduced, award-winning EPSON Perfection 2450 scanner to round out the scanner product line. These five EPSON Perfection models vary in price, with the most affordable model priced at less than $100. The EPSON Perfection 2400 PHOTO, 1660 PHOTO and 1260/1260 PHOTO scanners deliver impressive maximum hardware resolutions of 2400 x 4800 dpi, 1600 x 3200 dpi and 1200 x 2400 dpi, respectively. The scanners each feature 48-bit color depth for remarkable color accuracy. In addition, they boast faster scanning speeds than the previous Epson scanner models for scanning photos, text and graphics with ease. The models also are equipped with four-button automated scanning for scanning images quickly and easily into pre-programmed applications (start, scan to Web, copy and e-mail). "The EPSON Perfection scanners provide a solution for everyone from the more advanced user to the user that simply wants to organize and archive the shoebox of photos that so many of us have," said Ali Atash, product manager, consumer scanners, Epson. "Epson is committed to offering every customer the best photographic solutions at affordable prices. Because our scanner models are designed and optimized to be perfectly paired with our popular EPSON Stylus Photo ink jet printers, customers will be able to easily create amazing prints."