Epson 4990 vs. v700 (or v750) - real world tests?

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  1. Usagi

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    Hi,

    It is finally time to say good bye to my old Epson 3200 flatbed scanner.

    But which scanner to buy now? Epson 4990 is quite cheap but old. Epson v700 is expensive but really good. v750 is out of budget.

    I have done quick test between my 3200 and v700 that I had access.

    The result is clear. v700 is way better than my old scanner. In both, sharpness and dense areas.

    My main need for scanner is to get MF and LF negatives to web, which can be done perfectly with old 3200.
    I also have to scan all my MF color work for printing. This does not happen very often but this is where my 3200 really sucks. Actually I think that reason why I haven't done much color MF photography for couple of years is simple because I cannot get good scans from them.

    Now I am asking have anyone done similar test between 4990 and v700/v750 that I have done between 3200 and v700.

    If such test exist, it would show clearly how much difference there is between 4990 and v700.

    Thanks!

    Jukka
     
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    I register and ask there.