Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Umax Astra 4500

Umax Astra 4500
alaScore 75

14 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Umax Astra 4500. 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 Umax Astra 4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 4 of 4 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (10)

Consumer review ( review summary for Umax Astra 4500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Umax Astra 4500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on

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

This summary is based on the products: Umax Astra 4500Umax Astra 4500

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (

Umax - Astra 4500


The new Astra 4500 from Umax is a low cost but surprisingly fast 1,200 dpi scanner. Using a USB 1.1 interface to good effect at lower resolutions, it does, however, struggle at higher resolutions. Unfortunately this ...

Sep, 2002

Product Specifications

With its elegant design, USB Interface, 48 Bit, and a rapid preview of 6 sec only, this scanner is an ideal solution. Convenient working is possible with the 3 push buttons (E-Mail, Scan and Copy) at the front panel of the scanner. Pictures can be scanned directly to an image-editing program, can be attached to E-Mail or can be printed with a connected printer. Transparencies and negatives can be digitalized with the optional transparency cover TPU-4500.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:UMAX Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:UMAX Astra


Colour Depth:48-bit colour
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:USB
Interface Type (2nd): None
Max H-Optical Resolution:1200dpi
Max Supported Document Size:216 x 297 mm
Max Supported Media Size:216 x 297 mm
Max V-Optical Resolution:2400dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000