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HP ScanJet 8270

HP ScanJet 8270
alaScore 75

43 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of HP ScanJet 8270. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, 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 75/100 = 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)

Aug, 2017

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: GIdoc (hp.com)

Very difficult to install

 

It took 4 Hp technicians 2-3 hours each to remove software from the Hp Scanjet 8290 and to install the software for the Hp Scanjet 8270 for Windows 7 pro which was exceedingly frustrating since there did not seem to be adequate communication between...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: mmpeet (hp.com)

Unusable

 

Like something out of the 80's. Was looking for an efficient scanner, but this is just unusable. Bad interface with the computer. Buttons on the scanner do nothing - the scanner must be operated by opening the scanning software in windows. As a...

Oct, 2013

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: jenni (hp.com)

Get a different scanner

 

I was sent this one to replace a different one I had. This states it can hold up to 50 pages in the auto-feed unattended... I can put a MAX of 16 in there, and I have to watch every page as it scans or it jams up. I have had this scanner less than a...

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: b4uheis (hp.com)

Us a different scanner

 

Very disappointed. When using top feeder sheets constantly jam. The HP Director is very slow to repond and sometimes do not open awith all the control icons/links.

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: JunkKeeper (hp.com)

Junk

 

We have had this scanner for almost a year and have had nothing but problems. It jams easily, is slow, changes settings, has streaks, etc. etc. etc. Would not recommend it to anyone.

Aug, 2008

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.

Certificates

Electromagnetic compatibility:EU (EMC Directive)
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Built-in Display:Y
Colour of product:Black, grey / Grey
Display: / LCD
Scanner Type:Flatbed / Flatbed & ADF

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:39.9cm
Height:19.6cm
Weight:8.6kg
Width:57.4cm

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Denmark / Finland / Norway / Sweden
Localization:Danish / Finnish / Norwegian / Swedish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:8270
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP ScanJet

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50

Miscellaneous

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

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 70

Other features

Control panel:"scan document to destination" (toggle down to chosen application on the 16 character LCD), "scan picture", "edit text" (OCR), "save to PDF", "e-mail", "copy" (with number of copies and B/W vs. colour), "custom configuration options", "power save" and "cancel" buttons
Dimensions (WxDxH):574 x 399 x 196
Document weight maximum (Auto document Feeder, imperial):24 lb
Document weight minimum (Auto Document Feeder, imperial):16 lb
Duplex ADF scanning:Y
Energy efficiency class:
Exifprint supported:Yes, Version 2.2
I/O ports:1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0, SCSI optional
Image formats supported:
Image scaling/enlargement range:10 to 2000% in 1% increments
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):574 x 399 x 196
Maximum scan area:21.6
Maximum scan area (ADF) (imperial):8.5 x 14
Maximum scan area (Auto Document Feeder):8.5 x 14
Media types supported:Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (business), 3-D objects, 35-mm slides and negatives (using transparent materials adapter), photos
Media weight imperial (Auto Document Feeder):16 to 24 lb
Minimum scan area (Auto Document Feeder):3.5 x 5
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:Mac OS X v10.2, 10.3, 10.4: PowerPC G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core processor, 128 MB RAM, 240 MB available hard disk space; Mac OS X v10.5: PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Core processor, 512 MB RAM, 7 GB available hard disk space; Mac OS X v10.6 (available on ): Intel Core processor, 1 GB RAM, 25 MB available hard disk space
Network ready: No
Number of cartons per pallet:6
Number of layers per pallet:3
Package dimensions (W x D x H):637.5 x 373.4 x 464.8
Package dimensions (WxDxH):638 x 373 x 464
Package weight:28.5 lb
Package weight (imperial):28.5 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):1200 x 1000 x 2059
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):1200.2 x 1000 x 2057.4
Pallet weight:257
Pallet weight (imperial):257.2
Paper sizes supported (Auto Document Feeder):A4, A5, custom, legal, letter
Power Management :Universal AC adapter; 100- to 240-VAC (50/60 Hz) input; 32 VDC, 2.0-amp output
Power requirements:Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD):57.4
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Remote front panel software:N
Safety:Safety UL listed, EU LVD & EN 60950 compliant, European third party approval, Certified by Czech Republic (EZU), Russia (GOST), Poland (PCBC)
Scan input modes:Front-panel with quick scan buttons (copy, Edit text (OCR), E-mail, File document, Scan document, Scan picture); HP Photosmart software; user application via TWAIN/ISIS; TMA; 25 ppm ADF
Scan media weight:90
Scan resolution enhanced disclaimer (short):The maximum dpi at which you can scan is limited by available computer memory, disk space, and other system factors.
Scan speed (auto document feed):Up to 25 ppm/50 ipm
Scan speed (black and white drawing):<20 sec
Scan speed (OCR, A4):<50 sec
Scan speed in preview mode:4 sec
Size:57.4
Technical features:Up to 25 ppm*, 50-sheet automatic document feeder with duplex facility for double-sided scanning.\nISIS and TWAIN drivers included - for integration into existing scan solutions.\nOptional SCSI scanner module – for I/O flexibility.\nAdaptive Lighting Technology, Image Restoration, Dust & Scratch Removal, Red-eye Removal\nGet copies using a one-touch button that sends a scan directly to your default printer.\nAdjust resolution to fit the job, from 150 dpi up to 4800 dpi for professional-quality images.\nIntegrated transparent materials adapter scans up to three 35 mm slides or four negatives.\nGet instant scanner startup, and preview scans within four seconds, with patented HP technology.\nIncluding: ScanSoft PaperPort, IRIS Readiris Pro OCR, Adobe Photoshop Elements, HP Photosmart.\nIntegrated transparent materials adapter (TMA), no special attachments needed – scan up to three 35 mm slides or four negative frames at once.\nUp to 25 pages per minute*, 50-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF) with duplex facility for reliable unattended double-sided scanning.\nBundled software includes: Adobe Photoshop Elements for image editing; ScanSoft PaperPort for capture and organising documents; IRIS Readiris Pro OCR software; HP Photosmart for easy scanning.
Transparency adapter:Built-in (TMA); three 35 mm slides or four 35-mm negative frames / Y
TWAIN version:1.9 / Version 1.9 (for HP Photosmart software), Version 1.8 (for Windows NT 4.0 Precisionscan Pro)
UNSPSC-code:43211711
Weight:19 lb
Weight (imperial):19 lb

Packaging Content

Bundled software:HP Photosmart software for Windows (Windows 2000 support available as web download) and Macintosh, ISIS/TWAIN (Windows), Adobe Photoshop Elements, I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR, ScanSoft PaperPort (Windows), NewSoft Presto! PageManager (Mac), Pixel QuickScan demo (Windows)

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:60 - 90 / 60 to 90
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
Legal:Y
Letter:Y
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum scan area (ADF):216 x 356
Minimum scan area (ADF):89 x 127
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper

Performance

Button functions:
Daily duty cycle (max):1000
Internal Memory:512
Light Source:CCFL
Processor frequency:1660
Scan file formats:GIF, HTM, PCX, PDF, PDF, PNG, RTF, TIFF / GIF, HTM, PCX, PDF, PNG, RTF, TIFF
Scan to:File
Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

Optional connectivity:
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0

Power

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100-240
Power consumption (typical):80
Power supply type: / AC

Scanner

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Colour Depth:48-bit colour
Document Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:8-bit (256 grey levels)
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Max Supported Document Size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Max Supported Media Size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Max V-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload / Manual load
Supported Document Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Document scanner

Scanning

ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):25
Colour scanning:Y / Yes
Duplex ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):5.5
Duplex scanning:Y
Film scanning:N / No
Gray scale levels:256
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:216 x 356
Optical scanning resolution:4800 х 4800

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 7 ready. For more information go to http:///go/Windows7. Some features may not be available. Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP x64, Windows XP Media Center, Windows 2000, Mac OS X v10.4.11, 10.5, 10.6
Mac compatibility:Y / Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Y
Minimum hard disk space:175
Minimum processor:Pentium II, Celeron
Minimum RAM:64
Windows operating systems supported:Y

System Requirements

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:399
Height :196
Package depth:373
Package height:464
Package weight:12.9 / 12900
Package width:638
Weight:8.6 / 8600
Width:574