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Finding The Best Photo Scanner

Updated on March 20, 2011
Canon CanoScan photo scanner
Canon CanoScan photo scanner

Buy A Photo Scanner

If you have a lot of photos stored away, you should really think about investing in the best photo scanner in order to preserve your memories for prosperity. Here are some high quality photo scanners available online from Amazon.

Canon CanoScan Color Film/Negative/Photo Scanner

This is a lovely and compact photo scanner that will not only scan your photo images but it can also create emails and PDFs of varying sizes.

Canon is very well known for manufacturing high quality technology and this is no exception.

This machine can handle the task of scanning your photos in batches which naturally makes the job much quicker to do. If you have old pictures that have become damaged, you can use this scanner to remove unwanted scratches and instantly improve the appearance of pictures where the colours have become faded over time.

The colour resolution is up to 4800 by 9600 dpi. This means that your pictures will be crystal clear and every image will look sharp and focussed.

One of the most important factors about any photo scanner is that is needs to be compatible with your computer system.  This scanner is completely compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP and Mac OSX.  The other extras that are included with this package are an AC adapter, Adobe Photoshop Elements CD-ROM, power cord and USB cable. The very handy setup up guide will get your prepping your photos very quickly and easily.

Black Epson photo scanner
Black Epson photo scanner

Epson Perfection Photo Color Scanner

This is a super sleek black photo scanner from Epson.  This machine needs no time at all to start getting to work on your photos.  You can switch it on and start scanning immediately.

The built in transparency unit can scan up to 6 negative frames or 4 slides at one time.  This is a great way to recreate your photo albums on your computer where you can build up a good storage system and have everything catalogued and organised. 

This is a super way to ensure that you will never lose all those old photos that always evoke great memories.  Once all your pictures are scanned and saved, you can start to create snazzy little home movies that you can then upload onto youtube for all your friends and family to see and share.

Pandigital photo scanner
Pandigital photo scanner

Pandigital PhotoLink One Touch Scanner w/Memory Card

This is a very streamlined looking scanner that would look great on any office table or home study desk.  This portable photo scanner is easy to use and you can scan your old photos directly onto your computer or laptop system by attaching the USB cable that comes included in this package. Alternatively you can scan your images onto a memory stick or the memory card.

This twin roller photo scanning system means that you can feed all your photos through straight and evenly and the result will be perfect digital photos each and every time.


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