High-Def, Wide-Format, and Slide and Negative Scans with Epson’s Expression 12000XL-PH

Review of the Epson Expression 12000XL-PH at PCMagPROS

  • High-resolution, wide-format scanning. Scans slides, negatives, and transparencies, as well as reflective photos and artwork. Highly accurate color and detail.

  • CONS

    Expensive. Big and heavy. Transparency unit comes uninstalled.


    The Epson Expression is a large, tabloid-size graphics arts and photograph scanner that is compatible with a large array of media and produces excellent output.

[amazon_textlink asin=’B01N14A19B’ text=’12000XL-PH’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’29d41aa4-c4aa-11e7-9786-65e327d977af’]The wide-format Epson Expression 12000XL-PH ($3429.99) [amazon_link asins=’B01N14A19B’ template=’CopyOf-PriceLink’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’545d14ba-c4aa-11e7-bc6c-3fac4297a57d’] is the professional photographers’ version of the Expression 12000XL-GA [amazon_link asins=’B01N25O7OL’ template=’CopyOf-PriceLink’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’6d7ef2bc-c4aa-11e7-a30a-21997713aa19′], an oversize professional graphic artists’ flatbed scanner. Essentially, these two machines are the same, except that the PH version comes with a transparency unit for scanning slides, transparencies, and negatives. While you can buy the scanner itself and opt for the transparency unit later, purchasing them together, in the same box, saves you about $130. Either way, its price is substantial for a flatbed scanner, but graphic artists, photographers, and desktop publishers will find the 12000XL-PH a highly accurate and quality tool for digitizing not only slides, transparencies, and film, but also photos and artwork up to tabloid-size (11 by 17 inches).
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