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HP Scanjet 3500c

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Reviews and Problems with HP Scanjet 3500c

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Overall 6
6.0

Good scans, below average s/w

Joseph St Lucas, Amazon
4 August 2012
  • Summary: Bought this used to replace a dying scanner. When starting, it asks to set everything up all the time. The scans themselves are fine, but when trying to scan multiple pages (one at a time), this is annoying to have to reset the size and dpi EVERY TIME. Got the s/w from the HP website. Worse, I use IRFANVIEW for my imaging editing and this s/w will not let me choose that to edit.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP 3500C Scanjet

Kelvin Kestner, Amazon
5 February 2009
  • Summary: I have used this type scanner for several years. It does about average job scanning items how ever it is slow on start up. I like the features of the HP director folder. Can not be used for faxing documents.
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Overall 4
4.0

the Plug stopped working

Jose Olivas, Amazon
3 August 2006
  • Summary: I bought the scanner a year or 2 ago and every thing was working properly, until I connected it to my new computer a week ago and it wasn't detected by windows. I did some testing and found out that the plug stopped working. It doesn't have a light in the front, so I don't know if it's getting power, but I connected another plug and windows detected the scanner and installed it.
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Overall 10
10

Great scanner especially for the price

Michael Donahue, Amazon
4 February 2006
  • Summary: I've used this scanner for archiving old photos, general scanning, and importing line art for coloring in Photoshop & GIMP. I've been very happy with it. The resolution & color quality is great for my uses and it's reasonably fast too. I have used this scanner on 3 different PCs and haven't had a single setup issue. You can get these for a great price here so they're definitely worth checking out.
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Overall 10
10

Husband loves it.

Martha Stanton "Somewhat Southern", Amazon
10 September 2005
  • Summary: In less than a month my husband has already scanned more than 500 antique and more recent family photos with it, dating from the 1890's to present. It is portable and has allowed him to work on this masssive and still-incomplete project in various locations. The photos have provided us many a fun jaunt down memory (and pre-memory) lane as they are projected in slide shows on his computer screen. The scanner is perfect for this application.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great unit for the price

Lee "07 Dyna Low Rider", Amazon
3 April 2005
  • Summary: Needed a new scanner for my Dell with Windows XP Pro system since HP didnt make drivers for my old 1999 scanjet( which is still going strong along with my HP 882C printer) and looked into all sorts of scanners. I wanted something sleek, non complicated and inexpensive. I found this one at Staples for $44.99. It installed fast, but I did get an error message about Java Virtural Machine not being found. After clicking OK, the scanner went on to install without a problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

HP software and support is horrible

Michael Donahue, Amazon
14 September 2003
  • Summary: Ok, The scanner says 48bit color. It only scans 24bit. There are no settings anywhere to access the full range of 48 bit. (yes I know there are only a few packages that support more bit depth but photoshop is one of them). Next, you can't scan multiple docs from within photoshop. The dialog box closes down between scans. It also doesn't remember your scan settings. Everytime you open the software it has some funky default scan settings that trash your image.
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Overall 10
10

A good little machine.

MrsCDWhite, Amazon
3 August 2003
  • Summary: We didn't have a lot of money but wanted a good little machine. This Hp scanner did the trick. It's nice looking and performs well. Our scanning needs are not to aggresive. But we do use it a lot for pictures and record keeping. It's worth the price for the average PC user.
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Overall 10
10

Great Scanner!

Michael Donahue, Amazon
14 July 2003
  • Summary: This scanner is easy to set up and is a great deal for the price. I don't agree with the reviews that say it is a waste of time/money because it was a breeze to set up and the quality of the scanned images is impeccable!
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Overall 2
2.0

did not work

Mohamed Abdel Fatah Selim, Amazon
12 June 2003
  • Summary: spent two hours trying to get scanner to work including hp help line. simply did not work. complete waste of my time.
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