Epson has introduced Epson Perfection V600 Photo, billed as an energy-efficient scanner for photographers.

With 6400 dpi optical resolution and 3.4DMAX optical density for film scanning, the V600 has promises low power consumption for maximum efficiency and no warm-up time for instant scanning.

The V600 features a built-in Transparency Unit (TPU) that supports full panoramic medium format film. Users have the ability to create digital archives from photos, 35 mm filmstrips, mounted slides and medium format full panoramic film - 6x22 cm - ideal for preserving important memories and images, as well as photographic reproduction for printing insists Epson.

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The Epson Perfection V600 Photo has a SRP of £259.99, and will be available from 5 October 2009. Epson Scan software has been upgraded and now supports and Snow Leopard and Windows 7 the company said.