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HP Scanjet4100C

HP Scanjet4100C
alaScore 73

58 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of HP Scanjet4100C. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the HP Scanjet4100C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 58 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review ( review summary for HP Scanjet4100C


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of HP Scanjet4100C from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ScanJet 4100C - Flatbed scanner - A4 - 600 dpi x 600 dpi - USBHP ScanJet 4100C - Flatbed scanner - A4 - 600 dpi x 600 dpi - USB

May, 2018

Expert review by (

Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 4100C USB scanner


Oh, I don't know about this

Good idiot proof low cost brand name package, USB connection is fast and simple.

Driver software can be annoying if you know what you're doing

TWAIN stands for Technology (or Toolkit) Without An Interesting Name. No, really, it does. Who says programmers have no sense of humour? Anyway, a TWAIN driver is a piece of software that a paint or optical character recognition or other...

Dec, 1998

Consumer review (

Great Scanner That Is Simple To Use!


Breeze to install and use...and at a very reasonable price!

None to report.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

Scanning made simple


Price, quality, and super ease of use

There are cons to it?

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

Great Scanner for the price.


I am very happy with the HP 4100c. Using it under Windows 2000 and XP. Worked first time and every ...

Good image quality, very fast, easy to use & USB Interface.

None that I can find.

Sep, 2003

Consumer review (

steer clear of 4100c




Jan, 2003

Consumer review (

Needs a Power Switch


Lack of a power button

Easy to set-up and use

Aug, 2002

Consumer review (

Easy Scanning


I have owned this scanner now for approximately 2 years. This is something that I really wanted for my birthday one year and my sweet husband decided to purchase it for me, with the help of my Son-in-law.

Ease of use and installation


Dec, 2000

Consumer review (

3300C Twin - Good Basic Scanner


Pretty easy to use.Inexpensive.Solid machine.

Sometimes glitchy software.H.P. is known for dropping free support after a time.

Dec, 2000

Consumer review (



Easy to use


Nov, 2000

Consumer review (

Scan, Scan, and Scan


This is one of the best scanners on the market today. I have used a lot of scanner including the older HP but in my opinion this one is even better than most of their new models. The utility software for this scanner is very good also. we have used our...

good cost!

None really.

Sep, 2000

Product Specifications

The ScanJet 4100C is a USB scanner for home and small office use that is as easy to use as it is to install. This 36-bit color flatbed scanner for the PC uses a Universal Serial Bus port connection. Just connect to a USB port and get to work. The scanner supports a 600 dpi resolution with a 1200 dpi enhanced resolution for amazingly clear and detailed scans of photos, text and line art. The Intelligent Scanning Technology automatically enhances each scan for the best results from the first scan. The ScanJet 4100C accepts documents of up to 8.5x11.7 inches in size, including photos, pages with text and graphics, bound reports and even objects. Its dual image scanning scans and recognizes text and graphics in the same scan.

Dimensions & Weight



Country Kits:Europe
Product Line:HP ScanJet


Color Depth:10-bit gray/36-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:10-bit gray
Interface Type:USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Supported Media Size:A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Plain paper
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows NT 4.0