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Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 5300C

Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 5300C
alaScore 72

28 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 5300C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

A decent, durable scanner

 

I purchased this scanner from Dell along with a laptop. As I remember, it cost about $200 back in 2001. Setup I used the USB connector, though I think there may be some other types available on the back. Installation could not be any ...

Great text and line art scanning, good picture quality and speed

Software leaves something to be desired for ; hard to clean underside of glass

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A decent, durable scanner

 

Great text and line art scanning, good picture quality and speed

Software leaves something to be desired for ; hard to clean underside of glass

Consumer review by:

Great scanner to enjoy!

 

Great scanner for everyday home projects and first time users!

May not be the very top of the line scanners that are available today

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I sold it and got an Epson!

 

We purchased this ScanJet 5300c a year ago. We found that it really did well on high-contrast typed documents. "Photocopies" of forms filled in with ink (especially blue) did poorly. We FAX documents a bit. Never have we been able to scan a page...

easy-to-use buttons. Quick installation. Low cost.

discouraging scan qualities for certain inks and contrasts. Makes horrid FAX files (for transmitting).

Consumer review by:

not recommended

 

The PrecisionScan software does not easily allow you to change resolution and color depth without going through several dialog boxes. Also, it does not allow you to do a "quick preview;" when you preview the image it scans the entire body of the page...

good scan quality and color

hard to use software, problems with installation

Consumer review by:

not recommended

 

good scan quality and color

hard to use software, problems with installation

Consumer review by:

HP Scan Jet 5300C- the best scanner!!

 

EVERYTHING!

none

Consumer review by:

Scanning Made Easy

 

Low-Price, High Value, Ease-of-Use, Large Surface

Scans rather bright

Consumer review by:

Really Nice Scanner Here...

 

This is a nice, fast scanner. It provides OCR, which will analyze the text it scans, and put it into editable text. With it's 1200x1200 dpi scanning, you can make even the smallest of details fill the screen. This scanner has a parallel port on the...

Usually reliable, 1200x1200 dpi, nice color

Sometimes clips off parts of images

Consumer review by:

Really Nice Scanner Here...

 

Usually reliable, 1200x1200 dpi, nice color

Sometimes clips off parts of images

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