Product Comparison: Epson Expression 12000XL vs Epson Perfection V850 Pro

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General Specifications
Expression 12000XL
Perfection V850 Pro
About the Product
Offering easy batch scanning for increased productivity and versatile large-format scanning up to 12.2" x 17.2", the Epson Expression 12000XL-GA is ideal for graphic arts applications.
The pro-quality scanner with advanced control to archive film and photos. The quality and control you need to preserve priceless originals, right in your studio – it's easy with the Epson Perfection V850 Pro scanner. You get professional-quality scans that make it simple to digitally archive virtually any original.
Key Specs
Scanner Type
Resolution Up to
2400 dpi
6400 dpi
Duplex Scan Function
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Epson Expression 12000XL Flatbed Scanner
  • I do a lot (1000s) of very large 1200 DPI scans of art. Good device.
  • The quality of the scans we get is superior.
  • Quality of the scans are excellent. I have zero complaints as of now.
  • I love this scanner- the quality is perfect.
  • Color matching really turns out beautiful. Great resolution.
Epson Perfection V850 Pro Flatbed Scanner
  • High quality is all I wanted, got it.
  • Great quality, does the I need, and looks great.
  • Unbelievable quality on 200 plus year old negatives.
  • It's quiet and produces quality results!
  • Easy of use and high quality results. Epson is a brand you can trust.
Size & Weight
6.2 in.
6 in.
25.8 in.
12.1 in.
18 in.
19.8 in.
31.5 lbs.
14.6 lbs.
Negatives, Photos, Strips, Transparencies, Documents
Slides, Film, Photos
Scanner Depth
48 Bit
48 Bit
Maximum Document Width
12.2 in.
8.5 in.
Maximum Document Length
17.2 in.
11.7 in.
What customers say about "Scanning"
Epson Expression 12000XL Flatbed Scanner
  • This scanner is fine if you want to only scan flat opaque documents.
  • I have scanned in old photos and painted artwork perfectly.
  • Great design and slim. Good for all documents.
  • I would recommend the scanner highly. Great for my old photos.
  • For transparencies and negatives don't expect anything so great.
Epson Perfection V850 Pro Flatbed Scanner
  • I use this for scanning photos, documents, slides and negs.
  • These are great devices for archiving my old photos and slides.
  • I use it to scan and archive photos.
  • I'm using it to scan photos, negatives, and slides.
  • Currently I'm in the process of scanning 1000+ slides and 100s of photos. Great device.
Automatic Document Feeder Included
Included Software
Epson Scan with Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast Ai and IT8 Target
Epson Scan with Epson Easy Photo Fix technology, LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast SE PLUS, X-rite i1Scanner with reflective/transparent IT8 targets
Accessories Included
Scanner software CD-Rom, USB Cable, Power Cable
Transparency unit (built into lid), Scanner software CD-Rom, USB Cable, AC adapter, Power Cable
Scanner Connectivity
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Professional large-format scanning, Extraordinary image quality, ColorTrue II imaging system, One-touch color restoration, Optional Transparency Unit
Professional quality color and detail, Epson's exclusive Dual Lens System, ReadyScan LED light source, Greater productivity, Advanced optics, Precision film scanning
What customers say about "Features"
Epson Expression 12000XL Flatbed Scanner
  • Software works well. Speed of the scans is good.
  • The SiverFast software that comes with the scanner is far and away better!
  • Excellent and super easy connection to MacBook Pro.
  • Easy to set up, easy to use, very light and portable.
  • It has the features you want then it works well enough.
Epson Perfection V850 Pro Flatbed Scanner
  • Together w/SilverFast software, it does a great job scanning 4x5 and 220 film.
  • Amazing that we just installed software and plugged in scanner and it did a perfect job.
  • I love all the awesome software that came with it! Makes working fun again!
  • Epson software is robust a simple. Silver Fast is another story, weird interface and buggy.
  • Operation of the software is slow and tedious.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
3299.00 $

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