Expression 1680 Artist

Expression 1680 Artist


This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: Epson Perfection V700 Photo Scanner


Scanner type

  • Flatbed color image scanner

Photoelectric Device

  • Color MatrixCCD line sensor

Maximum Read Area

  • 8.5" x 11.7" (21.6cm x 29.7cm)

Light Source

  • Xenon gas cold cathode flourescent lamp

Optical Resolution

  • 1600 dpi

Hardware Resolution

  • 1600 x 3200 dpi with Micro Step Drive technology

Maximum Resolution

  • 13,600 x 18,720 dpi with interpolation

Effective Pixels

  • 13,600 x 18,720 pixels (1600 dpi)

Transparency Unit

  • Option, 8.5" x 11.7"

Automatic Document Feeder

  • Option; 30 pages

Color Bit Depth

  • 48 bits per pixel internal/external

Grayscale Bit Depth

  • 16 bits per pixel internal/external

Optical Density

  • 3.6 Dmax

Focus Control

  • N/A


  • SCSI-ll & USB; Optional IEEE-1394 (Firewire)

Scanning Speed

  • 1600 dpi, draft mode: Color: 9.2 msec/line (approx.), Grayscale: 3.1 msec/line (approx.)


  • MCBF - 100,000 cycles

Environment Conditions

  • Temperature: Operating 41* F to 95* F (5 to 35*C), Humidity: Operating 10% to 80%, Storage 10% to 85% (no condensation)

Power Requirements

  • Voltage: AC 100V - 120V, 220V - 240V, Frequency 50 - 60Hz, Power Consumption: 50W (approx.), 75W max. w/optional unit, 10W standby wo/optional unit

Windows Requirements

  • PC with Pentium® equivalent or higher processor 64MB RAM recommended. SCSI- Requires ASPI-compliant compatible Fast SCSI, Ultra or Ultra 2 SCSI PCI Card. USB- USB port equipped PC systems with Windows 98 (full version), Windows 2000 or Windows Me. Optional IEEE-1394 FireWire- FireWire port equipped PC systems or PCI IEEE-1394 card (OHCI compliant) with Windows 2000 or Windows Me

Macintosh Requirements

  • PowerPC™ processor or higher 64MB RAM recommended. SCSI- Requires Power Macintosh system with built-in SCSI port or a Mac-compatible PCI SCSI/SCSI-2 card with Mac OS 8.0 or later. USB- iMac, G3, G4 or USB port equipped Power Macintosh systems with Mac OS 8.5 or later. Optional IEEE-1394 FireWire- iMac DV, Power Macintosh, G3, G4 and FireWire port equipped Power Macintosh systems with Mac OS 8.6 with FireWire Update 2.1 or later.

Physical Dimensions

  • Width: 13.1" (332mm), Depth: 22.1" (562mm), Height: 5.2" (133mm), Weight: 18.7 lb (8.5 Kg approx.)


  • EPSON TWAIN pro scanner Utilities, LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 5, MonacoEZcolor, Adobe Photoshop Elements, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro OCR, NewSoft Presto! PageManager, USB cable.


  • One year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada