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Epson Perfection V 39

Epson Perfection V 39
alaScore 94

272 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 272 reviews of Epson Perfection V 39. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson Perfection V 39 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Editor's Choice

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Epson Perfection V39


The Epson Perfection V39 flatbed scanner is an excellent choice if you want to scan photographic prints, as well as short documents to searchable PDF and editable text formats. It's our top budget pick for high-quality photo scanning.

High-quality photo scans. Fully automatic mode for easy scanning. Scans to editable text and searchable PDF formats.

No film-scan capability. Lacks bundled applications.

Conclusion If you're looking for a scanner primarily for photographic prints, any one of these four scanners—the Canon 120, the Canon 220, the Epson V19, or the Epson Perfection V39—is worth considering, with the Canon 120's low price making it the...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

The good and the bad


The good feature is the ease of connectivity - powered by USB means no separate power supply. Performance is adequate for my basic needs. The bad feature is the noise it makes when scanning, it sounds like the drive system will disintegrate into dust...

Aug, 2017

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My scanner is an excellent piece of equipment


My new scanner is an excellent piece of equipment. Not only is is it easy to set up and use but also it is slim and lightweight. Highly recommended.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

V39 could be a lot better


Well it's not got much going for it. No on / off switch. It's noisy. The software can, at best, be described as poor. I should really have sent it back, but I was in urgent need of a scanner to replace my previous Epson scanner (which was great, but...

Mar, 2017

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a real workhorse!


I have been delighted with my Perfection V39 in the 3 months since buying it. I have produced hundreds of sheets of music for my local orchestra - all to a high standard. I would certainly recommend it. The easily detachable lid is a very useful...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review (

Perfection v39 scanner


" I purchased this to replace my v33 perfection scanner. My 3 in one printer had issues with scanning due to upgrades in the operating system. I love this scanner, energy efficient, compact size, performs as well as it looks. I scanned a family photo...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Epson V39


" It is much better than the one I had. Although it still works and I would like to sell it if I could. Have any suggestions? "

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Neat scanner


" The Epson V39 scanner has worked very well for me. It is light weight, scans relatively fast and produces high quality. "

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Epson Perfection V39 Scanner


" The soft should start when plug in or push the scan button. All other very good "

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Good scanner for a novice or casual user.


" I bought this scanner to upload a stack of paper documents that I have been keeping until I had a chance to store them safely. This scanner does a good job (but rather noisy). My computer is eight years old and required some adjusting before the...

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Scanner Type:Flatbed / Flatbed Scanner

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Online services supported:Facebook, Google Drive

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ArcSoft Scan-n-Stitch Deluxe, Epson Copy Utility, Epson Document Capture, Epson Document Capture Pro, Epson Easy Photo Scan, Epson Scan
Cables included:USB
Drivers included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4


Light Source:LED / White LED
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF, TIFF
Sensor Type:CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Input Voltage:5
Power consumption (off):0.013
Power Consumption (Standby):1.1
Power consumption (typical):2.5
Power supply type:USB


Colour scanning:Y / Yes
Duplex scanning: No
Film scanning: No
Flatbed scan speed (b/w, A4):12
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:216 x 297
Optical scanning resolution:4800 x 4800 / 4800 х 4800
Output colour depth:24

System requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:Windows XP\nWindows 7\nWindows Vista\nWindows 2003\nWindows 2008\nWindows 2008 R2\nMac OS X 10.4-10.7\nLinux OS

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:36.4 / 364
Height :3.9 / 39
Width:24.9 / 249