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Fire Me Boy!
09-24-2009, 09:05 AM
Anyone have any recommendations for a flatbed photo scanner sub-$150? Don't have any desire for a fax or copier all-in-one thingy. Need a good scanner, and I tend to think when you mash everything into one product you end up have one machine that does three things OK rather one thing really well.

Negative scanner is not a necessity, but would be nice.

Fire Me Boy!
09-24-2009, 09:18 AM
Looking closely at the Epson Perfection V300 | http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B001GBKTGM/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance

Got a good review from PC World: http://pcworld.about.com/od/peripherals2/Epson-Perfection-V300-Photo-Sc.htm

Scorp
09-24-2009, 09:32 AM
Just don't buy an Epson printer.... Holy crap do they go through the ink.

Otter
09-24-2009, 09:34 AM
1998 called, they want their thunder back.

MOhillbilly
09-24-2009, 09:35 AM
ill tell you right now if you want a good multifunction machine you better be ready to spend some bread. 150 will get a true pos.

canon proscan- dont know how much they cost though. just wrench on em.

Fish
09-24-2009, 09:36 AM
I like the Epson Perfection series. I support a bunch of Espon Perfection V700s in several labs, and they've performed very well and haven't had any problems. I'll bet you'd be happy with that.

the Talking Can
09-24-2009, 09:41 AM
epson scanners at any price point are your best choice