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Reviews of HP Scanjet G4050

Testseek.co.uk have collected 20 expert reviews of the HP Scanjet G4050 and the average rating is 68%. Scroll down and see all reviews for HP Scanjet G4050.
 
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The editors liked

  • Good colour quality
  • Reasonable build quality
  • Decent support at the price for a wide range of different slide formats
  • Based on tests
  • Colours are accurate

The editors didn't like

  • Can be slow at higher resolutions
  • Slight softening on both paper and slide scans
  • Drivers and software need to be streamlined and simplified
  • Software restarts after every page
  • Too slow
  • Poor quality negative scans
  • Photos look too orange in reallife tests

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  Published: 2009-10-20, review by: digitalversus.com

  • Based on tests, colours are accurate
  • Software restarts after every page, Too slow, Poor quality negative scans, Photos look too orange in reallife tests

 
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  Published: 2007-10-12, review by: itreviews.com

  • Abstract:  mid-range flatbed scanner: Flatbed scanners range from about 40 to several thousand pounds, so how does the technology improve as the price increases? The maximum resolution and colour depth of scans increases, facilities like transparency scanning come i...

 
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  Published: 2007-05-16, review by: techadvisor.co.uk

  • Good colour-quality but slow speeds make the HP ScanJet G4050 a more compelling proposition for those who occasionally need high-quality scans rather than for professional or semi-professional applications. At the price, there are alternatives that ma...

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  Published: 2007-05-11, Author: Richard , review by: macworld.co.uk

  • Good colour quality, reasonable build quality, decent support at the price for a wide range of different slide formats
  • Can be slow at higher resolutions, slight softening on both paper and slide scans, drivers and software need to be streamlined and simplified
  • Good colour-quality but slow speeds make this a more compelling proposition for those who occasionally need high-quality scans rather than for professional or semi-professional applications. At the price, there are alternatives that may not quite touc...

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  Published: 2007-05-08, review by: computerarts.co.uk

  • Abstract:  Scanjet G4050 Are six colours better than four? HP’s new scanner finds out According to HP, the main problem with conventional scanners is that the white light leaves significant gaps in the colour gamut, creating significant colour distortions. The...

 
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  Published: 2007-03-10, review by: techadvisor.co.uk

  • Considering the wealth of features on board, £202 seems a paltry sum to pay for the HP ScanJet G4050. Its about half the price of the Epson Perfection V700, yet the HP certainly isnt outclassed on general performance and results. If you have a signi...

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  Published: 2007-03-01, review by: expertreviews.co.uk

  • Abstract:  The ScanJet G4050 from HP is a desktop flatbed and transparency scanner aimed at the home photo market. Its claim to fame is that rather than use three channels for scanning from both reflective and transparent originals, it uses six channels for trans...

 
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  Published: 2007-02-26, review by: alphr.com

  • Abstract:  Superlative quality is let down by slow scan times and unintuitive driver software. Home scanners have shown little technical innovation over the past few years. However, HPs Scanjet G4050 has broken the mould with the first so-called six-colour scan...

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  Published: 2007-02-22, review by: digitalartsonline.co.uk

  • Abstract:  Though the world and its mum have moved from film to digital photography, there’s been some innovative launches for creative pros in the scanner market in the last six months. Epson’s Perfection V700 and v750 included two lenses – one fo...

 
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  Published: 2007-10-13, review by: v3.co.uk

  • Abstract:  Its becoming rarer for home users to want separate printers and scanners, primarily because of the space each one uses, which is why multi-function devices are popular. Separate scanners still have their uses, though, and a standalone unit such as HP&rsqu...

 
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