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HP Scanjet 4890
5.3 out of 10

HP Scanjet 4890

Scan more - up to 16 slides (35 mm), 30 negatives, two to four m Read more

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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Charles Damaske, Amazon
28 December 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Excellent scanner, but not for latest Mac OS X versions

Dewitt Whittington "Kitplane Builder", Amazon
9 September 2014
  • Summary: I own this scanner. It is a good one. But it will not work with the lasted Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 and maybe OS X 10.8. The latest OS I think it will run with is Mountain Lion.
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Overall 10
10

Wonderful

Samuel T., Amazon
28 April 2014
  • Summary: This product did everything I needed it to do. It may run a little slow but I have been able to view pictures from back in the day and they are very clear
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Overall 10
10

This scanner saved me more than it cost

Jean Eliceche, Amazon
2 October 2013
  • Summary: The cost of simple contact prints of over 200 very old B/W negatives was going to be more than I paid for this excellent scanner, which continues to give me flawless service. It is at the core of my photo restoration project for family history. The vendor delivered as promised with no problems whatsoever.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Scanjet 4890 Photo Scanner

Helen Mihalkanin, Amazon
23 September 2013
  • Summary: Although a used item, it worked perfectly. I scanned all my slides quickly and now use the unit as my regular scanner.
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Overall 2
2.0

HP should be ashamed about this software..

BP, Amazon
15 February 2013
  • Summary: Have this product a few years now, and after buying a new, fast pc decided to take up digitizing slides again. After solving the headaches of installing the HP software under Windows 7 64-bit and running the installation and software as if uner Vista, it all seemed finally to work. But then, imaging slides... I should have remembered why I stopped using this scanner quite some time ago. The software which HP made just sucks.
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Overall 10
10

Best scanner for slides/negatives/film!

Regina DOherty, Amazon
14 February 2011
  • Summary: I've been watching this particular scanner for a few years now - seeing if anything better came along. Nothing did, so I happened to get it as a Christmas gift - it is definitely the gift that keeps giving! My Father has OVER 1,500 slides from 1954 through the 70's. I scanned 500 of them, 16 at a time, in less than a waking day! Sounds long, I know, but it wasn't. I was able to tweak settings so that those that were faded, scratched, dark, etc.
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Overall 10
10

Great for negatives

L. Paulsen "one reviewer", Amazon
22 January 2010
  • Summary: I bought this because it was able to scan multiple negatives simutaneously. I had wedding photo negatives that were probably 2.5" square, and most of the small negative scanners wont scan this size, and many scanners don't have the adapters to do multiple negatives at once. This saved me quite a bit of time.
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Overall 2
2.0

Get Something Else

William Lanford, Amazon
6 December 2007
  • Summary: I've had mine for about one year. Slide scanning: Unacceptable. B&W negative scanning: Unacceptable. Color neg scanning: passable. Print scanning: Excellent. Removing the glass for cleaning the underside: Nearly impossible. Software for Mac: Unacceptable. Scanning at high resolution: Unacceptable and not recommended by HP. Scanning documents as text: Unacceptable - you'll have to scan it as an image file. If your medium goes into a TMA, the results will be inferior.
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Overall 10
10

Excelent machine.

J. Hobbs, Amazon
31 July 2007
  • Summary: The product was advertised as new and it is. Other than a slight cosmetic dent in the cover which is hardly noticible, this machine is what we were looking for. Old odd sized negatives come out as good as original prints. Delivered as promised. We couldn't be more satisfied.
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