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HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart

HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart
alaScore 76

74 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 74 reviews)

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ScanJet 5530 Flatbed Scanner

 

Excellent auto photo feeder zips prints through quickly, but this small-office scanner is costly.

The Scanjet 5530's easy-to-use software and photo feeder will suit people who have scads of snapshots to scan, but occasional users may prefer a less expensive model

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HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart Flatbed Scanner

 

HP has a reputation for producing high-quality flatbed scanners, but does the Scanjet 5530 carry on that tradition?

To sum up, the HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart produced good results with reflective scans and the inclusion of the excellent Automatic Photo Feeder will undoubtedly appeal to those who need to scan lots of photo prints on a regular basis. However, the...

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HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart

 

If you need to scan lots of photos and negatives -- and you have plenty of desktop space -- the Scanjet 5530 is a good choice.

Quick scanning ; Great scanning accessories

Large footprint

Overall, the Scanjet 5530 offers high-quality image reproduction. Scanned colour photos and graphics came out crisp and clear and showed excellent colour matching and detail. The scanner also beautifully reproduced black-and-white photos, although we...

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HP Scanjet 5530 Photosmart

 

If you need to scan lots of photos and negatives--and you have plenty of desktop space--the Scanjet 5530 is a good choice.

Product Specifications

The HP ScanJet 5530 Photosmart scanner scans up to 24 photos in less than 5 minutes - all with true-to-life results - at 2400 x 4800-dpi hardware resolution and 48-bit color. You can even scan your negatives and slides with the included adapter. Easily convert boxes of photos into scans for use within photo album pages, to share via email, or on CD with music and more. And restoring faded photos is a snap using the one-touch automatic photo-correction feature - for image quality that rivals the original.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:21.5in
Height:3.6in
Weight:7.3lbs
Width:12.3in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States/Europe/Germany/Spain/Switzerland
Localization:English/English / French/French / German / Italian/German/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:5530 Photosmart
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP ScanJet

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Scanner

Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load/Manual load / Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:8-bit (256 gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max V-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load
Supported Document Type:Business card / Film / Bulk objects (such as books) / Slides / Plain paper / Transparencies/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Business card/Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Business card / Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies/Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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