Epson Perfection V300 Photo Scanner

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Q:
How do I decide which scanning resolution to select when scanning?
A:
The best scanning resolution depends on the purpose of the scan. Keep in mind that higher resolution settings increase the file size and scanning time, so do not select a higher resolution than you need. See the following table for the appropriate resolution setting to use.

What you will do with the scanned imageSuggested scan resolution
Send via e-mail, upload to web, or view only on the screen96 to 150 dpi
Print300 dpi
Print, or convert to editable text (OCR)(for documents only)300 dpi
Fax200 dpi
Enlarge after scanning at 100%Increase the resolution setting by same amount you will increase image size after scanning.

For example, if the resolution is 300 dpi, but you want to increase the image size by 200%, change the resolution setting to 600 dpi. If you want to increase the image size by 400%, change the resolution setting to 1200 dpi.
Published: September 29, 2008

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