updated 10:55 am EDT, Mon June 28, 2004
Epson Expression 10000XL
today announced the Expression 10000XL large format, A3+ color flatbed scanner, its successor to the Expression 1640XL that features ColorTrue II Imaging System, 3.8 optical density (Dmax), 48-bit color, 2400x4800 dpi hardware resolution, and both USB 2.0 and FireWire connectivity. The Graphic Arts ($2,500) configuration includes the Epson TWAIN Pro scanner driver; MonacoEZcolor for color management and monitor/printer calibration; Photoshop Elements 2.0 for image editing; and ABBYY FineReader Sprint OCR. The Photo Model ($3,000) is equipped with a full-size (11.4" x 16.5") transparency unit and also adds LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast SE 6, high-end scanning software. An optional network card is $350. Both models will ship next month.