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HP ScanJet 5490C

HP ScanJet 5490C
alaAverage 4.8

3 reviews

Jun, 2016

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Expert review by: Richard Jantz (

HP Scanjet 5490c


Inexpensive office scanner comes with an automatic document feeder but isn't the fastest model available.

Nov, 2001

Product Specifications

Add powerful graphics to your communications or save time scanning multiple pages with the HP Scanjet 5490c series color scanner. Your projects shine with high-resolution scanning and preview scans in just several seconds. For efficiency, use the Automatic Document Feeder to make multiple page black and white copies. Increase your selection of originals by scanning negatives and slides using the lighted Active Transparency Adapter. Use the convenient one-touch buttons to make scanning a breeze. You can also quickly e-mail photos with the "e-mail" button. The front panel LCD keeps you updated with status messages. The HP Scanjet 5490c series color scanner is an outstanding office assistant.

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/512KB
Max Supported Size:2MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:Austria / Germany / Italy/Europe/N/a
Localization:English/German / Italian/N/a
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP ScanJet


Product Type (AD):Processor upgrade


Clock Speed:500MHz/550MHz
Compatible Processor Socket:Slot 1/Slot 2
Installed Qty:1
Type:Pentium III/Pentium III Xeon


Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load / Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP)/USB
Interface Type (2nd):IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP)/USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/8.5 in x 14 in/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/8.5 in x 14 in/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Bulk objects (such as books) / Film/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Plain paper
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or later/Apple MacOS 8.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.1 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition