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HP ScanJet 8270

HP ScanJet 8270
alaScore 77

37 reviews

Feb, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of HP ScanJet 8270. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. People really like the price. The usability also gets good comments.

reliability, usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the HP ScanJet 8270 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP ScanJet 8270

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of HP ScanJet 8270 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

33% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner (Silver/Black)HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner (Silver/Black)HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner (L1975A)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: John P. (newegg.com)

HP 8270 Does not support Adobe

 

Would not recommend the purchase of the Scanjet 8270. My operating system is Windows 7 64-bit.

HP name, 8.5x14" Flatbed scan surface

Duplex scanning results in frequent jamming. I can not scan multiple documents using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro without powering scanner down and shutting Acrobat. I have worked with both HP and Adobe without resolution of the problem. Can not control single...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

HP 8270 Does not support Adobe

 

Would not recommend the purchase of the Scanjet 8270. My operating system is Windows 7 64-bit.

HP name, 8.5x14" Flatbed scan surface

Duplex scanning results in frequent jamming. I can not scan multiple documents using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro without powering scanner down and shutting Acrobat. I have worked with both HP and Adobe without resolution of the problem. Can not control single...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: mark s. (newegg.com)

Absurd price for technology that was literally available 10 years ago

 

One would hope that it works - although from the hands on reviews that is not a certainty.

Absurd price for technology (resolution/color) that was literally available 10 years ago. Low resolution scanners featuring a page feed feature have become cash cows aimed at businesses whereas high resolution scanners predominated 10 years ago. All...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Jim (newegg.com)

Good Value in the Right Office

 

When I first brought this scanner I had a problem getting it initialize at first as well but with the newest set of HP drivers and software it works perfectly. I did not experence any issues with the length of the USB cable. Mine is on a 16ft cable...

Built like a tank. Autofeeder will draw just about everything accurately. Duplex Scanning works great execpt in certain situations. (See Below) Huge legal sized flatbed with really high resolution. Quick scan buttons easy to setup and works great with...

The duplex reversing system jams if you try to duplex scan anything that has been tri-folded. Although this is a little of a hastle, it is easy to just scan each set of sides separtely in the same job and reassemble in ParerPort or the free HP scanning...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

Good Value in the Right Office

 

When I first brought this scanner I had a problem getting it initialize at first as well but with the newest set of HP drivers and software it works perfectly. I did not experence any issues with the length of the USB cable. Mine is on a 16ft cable...

Built like a tank. Autofeeder will draw just about everything accurately. Duplex Scanning works great execpt in certain situations. (See Below) Huge legal sized flatbed with really high resolution. Quick scan buttons easy to setup and works great with...

The duplex reversing system jams if you try to duplex scan anything that has been tri-folded. Although this is a little of a hastle, it is easy to just scan each set of sides separtely in the same job and reassemble in ParerPort or the free HP scanning...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: JRAJason (newegg.com)

That Guy is Right.

 

Only needed it to scan 400 legal doc's. Worked after a week of trouble shooting.

Text Recognition

Good luck initiallizing

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Jack F. (newegg.com)

That Guy is Right.

 

Only needed it to scan 400 legal doc's. Worked after a week of trouble shooting.

Text Recognition.

Good luck initiallizing.

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: fmdtrt (newegg.com)

hp 8270 scanner

 

nice looking piece of hardware

Program does not initilize hardware and the tech support are lost. They say the unit is sensative and must keep a short usb cord. after two weeks and two units I would say go to another product

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Frederick M. (newegg.com)

hp 8270 scanner

 

nice looking piece of hardware

Program does not initilize hardware and the tech support are lost. They say the unit is sensative and must keep a short usb cord. after two weeks and two units I would say go to another product.

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: swamper (pcnation.com)

SCANJET 8270 CLR FB 25PPM 4800DPI 48BIT LGL USB TMA 50PG ADF

 

Best scanner I have used bar all brands-just use ear plugs if standing close by!

Compact ; ADF works well ; duplex mode non-duplex mode fast. OCR is flawless as OCR can get >99.9% accurate conversion on general doents

Noisey when scanning ADF for office environment

Feb, 2008
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Product Specifications

Perform fast document scanning at up to 25 ppm - load up to 50 pages into the automatic document feeder for unattended scans. Make copies easily, using a dedicated one-touch Copy button that sends scans directly to your default printer.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.7in
Height:7.7in
Weight:19lbs
Width:22.6in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:8270
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP ScanJet

Miscellaneous

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

Scanner

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
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:4800dpi
Max Supported Document Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Supported Media Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load
Supported Document Type:Film / Slides / Plain paper/Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Document scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP
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