65points

Epson Perfection V500 Photo

64points

Epson Perfection V550

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Epson Perfection V500 Photo vs Epson Perfection V550

Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550
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Why is Epson Perfection V500 Photo better than Epson Perfection V550?

  • Has an Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on operation
    16W vs16.5W
  • Has an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • 317.52g lighter
    4.04kgvs4354.49g
  • 213.36mm thinner
    271.78mmvs485.14mm
  • 2.54mm shorter
    114.3mmvs116.84mm

Why is Epson Perfection V550 better than Epson Perfection V500 Photo?

  • 0% bigger documents can be scanned
    215.9 x 297.18mm²vs215.9 x 297.18mm²
  • 1.5x higher optical scan resolution
    9600 x 6400dpivs6400 x 6400dpi
  • 193.04mm narrower
    284.48mmvs477.52mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.Is a flatbed scanner
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550

Flatbed scanners are able to scan anything that can be placed against the glass. You need a scanner with a flatbed for photos or other easily damaged originals, bound material, and 3D objects. Usually flexible lid makes it possible to scan thick documents or even books.

2.weight

4.04kg

4.35kg

Best

Plustek MobileOffice S800

78g

3.width

477.52mm

284.48mm

Best

VuPoint Solutions PDSBT-ST43-VP

22.86mm

4.thickness

271.78mm

485.14mm

Best

Planon DocuPen X

0.5mm

5.height

114.3mm

116.84mm

Best

Planon DocuPen X

0.5mm

Scan quality

1.maximum scan size

215.9 x 297.18mm²

215.9 x 297.18mm²

Maximum scan size shows maximum dimensions of the scanned document.

Best

Kodak Ngenuity 9125

318 x 200000mm²

2.bit depth grayscale

16bit

16bit

Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of grayscales the system can scan.

Best

HP Scanjet N6310

48bit

3.bit depth color

48bit

48bit

Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of colors the system can scan.

Best

HP Scanjet G4050

96bit

4. higher optical scan resolution

6400 x 6400dpi

9600 x 6400dpi

The highest resolution the scanner can put out without using software to make it bigger. In dots per inch.

Best

Canon CanoScan LiDE 700F

9600 x 9600dpi

Connectivity

1.Can synchronize your documents directly with an e-mail
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550

Synchronize with e-mail feature allows you to send and synchronize documents with your e-mail directly from the device.

2.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Sheet-Fed

3

Power

1.power consumption operation

16W

16.5W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Avision MiWand 2 Pro

1.2W

Features

1.Has an Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550

Optical Character Recognition lets you convert images with text into text documents (using automated computer algorithms). The text information is attached to PDF, which is then searchable.

2.Can scan 35 mm film
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550

Film scanners can scan film negatives.

3.Allows scanning documents directly into PDF format
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550
4.Has an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Epson Perfection V500 Photo
Epson Perfection V550

ADF allows multiple pages to be copied or scanned at one time without the need to place each individual page in the copier or scanner. You will need an ADF if you plan to scan documents on a regular basis—particularly documents longer than one or two pages.

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