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HP Scanjet 5500c
4.4 out of 10

HP Scanjet 5500c

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Reviews and Problems with HP Scanjet 5500c

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Overall 8
8.0

good flatbed scanner with photo slide copying capability

arnold393, Ebay
4 May 2013
  • Summary: After downloading the user manual and software from the HP website, the product worked well. Did what I expected. It is a good flatbed scanner with the hardware to scan in images from photo slides.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product - especially for the price.

just1knight2002, Ebay
2 June 2010
  • Summary: Plugs in and does what it's supposed to do right out of the box. Easy scanner to configure, set up, and operate.
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Overall 8
8.0

its ok

fernandotexas, Ebay
31 May 2010
  • Summary: best thing about is the auto feeder, the draw back is lack of current software from hp, they have the drivers, but not the soft ware.
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Overall 8
8.0

A TIME SAVER!

Garvin C. Cross, Amazon
4 October 2004
  • Summary: I've scanned probably a few thousand photographs with this scanner. My wife hates it, and I'd have to admit there are a couple problems with the Photo Feeder. If it gets dusty (almost always) it won't pull the photos through and will stop.
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Overall 8
8.0

Why can't scanner makers write software but

Daphne, Amazon
5 May 2004
  • Summary: My experience hasn't been nearly as bad as others here. The software ( I am on OS X Panther ) is about as pisspoor as it gets. Even Microsoft would be ashamed (I think). However it has never crashed it is just incredibly un-intuitive and ugly.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good scanner, not so great software

Douglas Welzel, Amazon
31 October 2003
  • Summary: Even though some of the reviews were quite negative, I decided to go ahead and give this scanner a try. I (like others) was very interested in the photo feeder. The good news is that that scanner was simple to get working and I haven't had many problems with the photo feeder.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Idea!

Sig "sigridf", Amazon
16 June 2003
  • Summary: I fully expected to have to return the scanner after reading all those bad reviews. But I'm glad I took the risk to buy it!! After scanning several hundred old photos(they can be any size between 3-by-5-inches and 4-by-6-inches as long as each bunch is the same size), I am extremely pleased.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works fine after replacing the APF

Jeffrey H. Baer "5 Baers", Amazon
23 May 2003
  • Summary: Like others who reviewed this product, I bought it primarily for the APF to scan in photos. Like many others, the APF that came with the unit did not work. It would report a jam when there was no jam. HP technical service was fantastic.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product and tech support

Michael P. Long "mplong", Amazon
17 May 2003
  • Summary: The APF that came in the box never worked. It would repeatedly jam after every photo. Half an hour with tech support resulted in a APF replacement under warranty. I called support on a Saturday and UPS delivered a new APF on Thursday.
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Overall 8
8.0

A decent picture feeder

Edmund R. Cannon, Amazon
18 January 2003
  • Summary: I bought one of these at the end of July, 2003 to use with a Mac OS 10.2.6. I installed the software that was on the CD included in the box (HP's website had the same version available for download).
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