Epson has announced the Perfection 4990 Photo, an A4 flat-bed scanner with multi-format transparency units.

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Epson claims that the Perfection 4990, with a resolution of 4,800-x-9,600, offers an optical density up to 4.0 Dmax. It includes transparency units for 35mm and medium and large format film.
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The scanner includes Digital Ice technology for dust and scratch removal from scanned images and comes with Epson Creativity Suite, Photoshop Elements 2.0, Adobe Album Maker 2.0 and Silverfast SE.
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The scanner will retail at around £300 plus VAT. Shipping dates haven