I have an Epson V600, and I'm very satisfied with it. I use it to scan 35mm B&W and color negatives as well as slides. I also use it to scan 6x6 B&W negatives. For B&W negatives, I feel it is superb. Let me say that I do not do my own printing yet (still need to purchase a printer and editing SW). Locally printed 5x7 and 8x10 images look great to me. Editing SW would be necessary for color negatives in my opinion. However it scans chromogenic (c41 process) negatives very well, again in my opinion (scanned as B&W). Send me a PM, and I would be happy to send you scanned jpeg images.