Expression 12000XL Graphic Arts Scanner


SKU: 12000XL-GA Category:



The large-format scanner with superior performance for graphic artists.

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. Featuring 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution, Micro Step Drive technology and a 3.8 Dmax, this powerful scanner includes everything you need for professional-quality tabloid-size scanning. Its exclusive ColorTrue II imaging system combines superior processing, a fast warm-up LED lamp, and Epson MatrixCCD® technology for enhanced colours and pinpoint registration. Easy Photo Fix® technology offers one-touch restoration for faded colour photos and negatives — plus automatic dust removal. And, LaserSoft Imaging® SilverFast® Ai software is also included.


      • – Large-format scanning up to 12.2″ x 17.2″
      • – 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution
      • – Superior image processing and fast warm-up LED lamp
      • – One-touch colour restoration and dust removal
      • – Batch scan multiple printed images at one time


Large 11″ x 17″ Scan Bed
Large scan bed – no stitching software required
Amazing Scan Quality and Detail
Get smooth gradations; accurate skin tones; sharp, grain-free photos and crisp, clear text.
One-Touch Photo Restoration
Easily restore colour and detail to old faded photos, slides and negatives – all with one touch.
  • Professional large-format scanning — accommodates reflective media up to 12.2″ x 17.2″
  • Extraordinary image quality — 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution, Micro Step Drive technology and a 3.8 Dmax for brilliant clarity and detail
  • Enhanced colour with the ColorTrue II imaging system — combines superior image processing, a fast warm-up LED lamp, and Epson MatrixCCD technology for bold, vibrant scans
  • One-touch colour restoration — Epson’s exclusive Easy Photo Fix technology restores faded colour photos in a snap and offers automatic dust removal
  • Batch scanning for increased productivity — scan multiple printed images at one time and save files to a PC or Mac®
  • Powerful software included — LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast Ai and IT8 Target to calibrate colours
  • Optional Transparency Unit — scans up to 48 frames of 35mm negatives, 30 slides, eight frames of 4″ x 5″ transparencies or six medium-format transparency strips up to 18 cm long (unit sold separately)


What’s In The Box:

  • Epson Expression 12000XL Graphic Arts color scanner
  • LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast Ai and 2x IT8 targets
  • Hi-Speed USB cable
  • Power cable
  • Start Here poster

Specifications Scanner:


Scanner Type: Flatbed colour image scanner

Optical Resolution:2400 dpi
Hardware Resolution:2400 x 4800 dpi with Micro Step Drive™ technology
Colour Bit Depth:48-bits per pixel internal / external1
Grayscale Bit Depth:16-bits per pixel internal / external1
Optical Sensor:Color Epson MatrixCCD line sensor
Effective Pixels:94,500 pixels
Maximum Scan Area:12.2″ x 17.2″
Light Source:ReadyScan® LED Technology
Optical Density:3.8 Dmax
Focus Control:Auto and Manual



Operating Systems:

    • Windows® 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
    • Windows 8/8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
    • Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)
    • Mac OS® 10.6.8, 10.7.x, 10.8.x, 10.9.x, 10.10.x, 10.11.x
    • macOSTM10.12.x


    • Operating: 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C)



      • 10% – 80% without condensation


      • 10% – 85% without condensation


    • 25.8″ x 18″ x 6.2″ (W x D x H)


    31.5 lb

Scan Features:

Buttons: 1 button: Start

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