Summary: This is my second hp scanner. The first one worked fine, but was not compatible when I went to XP. Had to buy another scanner. The second one is working well, but is not compatible with Windows 7. They try to give you a small discount on a new scanner. Nice way to make more money.
Summary: I've been using this scanner for a few years and it has been reasonably dependable. I needed a scanner with a large bed in order to scan book covers and other 3D items. It has worked well for my purposes though it has always had a persistent high pitched squeal whenever it is turned on.
Summary: If you are using this to scan images to put on a webpage or to send via email the scanner works great. The default dpi is 200 and when you increase the dpi to create images you can print it slows way down. I would not recommend this scanner if you are looking to print the photos you have scanned.
Summary: As a scanner it's OK, but I have not resolved several problems with my system software since I install it. I get file corrupted when I try use a file that has worked prior and get the same for new video files.
Summary: I looked forward to receiving my scanjet 4850. Imagine my feelings when I found that the scanner is not compatible with Windows Vista. The bundled software didn't work with Vista and all that happened was I was given a link to the HP website which allowed me to download drivers which only allow the...
Summary: Tengo una buena colección de fotos y negativos que quiero escanear. También tengo de mis padres y abuelos fotos antiguas que quiero que pasen digitalizadas a toda mi familia. Compré este escaner por su calidad, que me ha quedado clara, pero su lentitud me ha desesperado.
Pros: Calidad en las fotografias
Cons: Lentitud, tamaño excesivo de los programas, ralentización del sistema