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Polaroid SprintScan 4000

Polaroid SprintScan 4000
alaScore 71

13 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Polaroid SprintScan 4000. 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 Polaroid SprintScan 4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Polaroid SprintScan 4000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Polaroid SprintScan 4000 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2018

Expert review by (

Polaroid SprintScan 4000 Scanner


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Despite it's relative age in the marketplace, the SprintScan 4000 holds its own quite well against the current crop of offerings. It appears to offer a good price/value point between the latest "high end" desktop scanners, and lower-priced models with...

May, 2001

Expert review by : Bruce Fraser (

SprintScan 4000


Fast ; good dynamic range ; highest resolution in its class

Software could still use some work


Jan, 2000

Expert review by : David B. Brooks (

The Polaroid SprintScan 4000


This new Polaroid Sprint-Scan 4000 is the first 35mm consumer model offered to the individual user that goes beyond 2700-2800dpi resolution.

Sep, 1999

Expert review by (

Polaroid SprintScan 4000


The scanner connects to the Mac with a standard SCSI interface – a USB version would be a welcome addition for users with newer G3 Macs. At £1,500, it's not the cheapest slide scanner on the market, but Polaroid has put the extra cost where it matters...

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Polaroid SprintScan 4000

Jan, 2000

Product Specifications

The Polaroid SprintScan 4000 Plus is an enhanced version of Polaroid's award-winning SprintScan 4000 35mm film scanner. This high-performance scanner delivers professional-quality 35mm slide, strip and APS (optional) scans without compromise. The SprintScan 4000 Plus scans in seconds, is easy to use and comes bundled with the most professional software suite in its class - Silverfast Ai 5.5 with the NegaFix, Silverfast HDR, and PolaColor Insight Pro 5.5 with dust removal and dodge-and-burn functionality. Specifications include 4000 dpi, 4.2 Dmax, USB and FireWire connectivity and 48-bit color.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac/Mac / PC/PC
Model:4000/4000 Plus
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Polaroid SprintScan


Color Depth:14-bit color/36-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:12-bit gray
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Fast SCSI/IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
Interface Type (2nd):None/USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:4000dpi
Max Supported Document Size:film 135 (35mm)
Max Supported Media Size:film 135 (35mm)
Max V-Optical Resolution:4000dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Slides / Film/Transparencies / Slides
Supported Media Type:Film / Slides/Slides / Transparencies
Type:Film scanner (35 mm)

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 7.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000/Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or later