Hewlett Packard SCANJET 4100C (C6297A#AKV) Flatbed Scanner

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  • Decent scanner

    Jun 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Scans well and Inexpensive
    Cons: Only does well with simple jobs

    Summary: We decided we finally needed to get a scanner in order to scan and share pictures with other family members through e-mail. We did alot of research and ended up at our favorite techy store, Best Buy. They had a million scanners but we ... read more

  • HP Scanjet Flatbed Scanner

    Jun 20, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use software, simple setup, high quality scans, able to take with you places.
    Cons: Somewhat flimsy body, off centered scans occaisionally, and sometimes a manual start is required.

    Summary: I really needed a new scanner, one that was more compatible for scanning and sharing pictures.  I did some research and found the Flatbed for a fairly resonable price.  We got our from Best Buy for about $160.  Its been great seeing as we ... read more

  • Great Scanner for the price.

    Sep 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good image quality, very fast, easy to use & USB Interface.
    Cons: None that I can find.

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

  • No tchotchkes - I want a scanner.

    Jul 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Solid construction and design, minimal LTX interface software. 2000 compat.
    Cons: Long warmup, not user-serviceable.

    Summary: I've installed two of these scanners so far in a student computer lab, and two more are on the way. We use them largely for technical and educational purposes...if you're a home user looking for a consumer review, the following may be less helpful than ... read more

  • HP 4100 - it CAN scan body parts

    Jan 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simple and easy
    Cons: None

    Summary: Since I do so many landscape drawings, I found it necessary to obtain a scanner for the photos of the homes I am working on. Since then, I have also discovered the glories of using it to scan photos to send to family members that have not seen darling ... read more

  • Easy Scanning

    Dec 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use and installation
    Cons: None

    Summary: 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. While knowing nothing about ... read more

  • 3300C Twin - Good Basic Scanner

    Dec 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty easy to use. Inexpensive. Solid machine.
    Cons: Sometimes glitchy software. H.P. is known for dropping free support after a time.

    Summary: I own the H.P. Scanjet 4100C, and according to what I've heard, the "newer" 3300C which is in stores now, is the exact same unit. This scanner offers an easy to use software package that features photo scanning and copying functions. ... read more

  • confusing? NO!

    Nov 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use
    Cons: none

    Summary: We got our HP ScanJet 4100C scanner free with our Gateway computer. So I actually don’t know how much it costs. But whatever the price, it’s worth it. This scanner is easy, and efficient. How to work it- You place the item of ... read more

  • Scan, Scan, and Scan

    Sep 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: good cost!
    Cons: None really.

    Summary: 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 ... read more

  • Awesome Scanner, Great Quality

    Sep 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Quality for the price, Very Nice
    Cons: None

    Summary: I've had a HP 4p for a long time now, the place I worked had 6 of them, they were very durable and lasted a long time. I myself use my scanner every once in a while, have had it turned on for about 3 years straight and yet to have seen one problem. ... read more

  • Needs a Power Switch

    Aug 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lack of a power button
    Cons: Easy to set-up and use

    Summary: The scanner works really, really well. I bought it to scan in engagement pictures and later wedding pictures. It's a great way to quickly send pictures to friends and family around the world. It's very easy to use. Not as easy as ... read more

  • It's The Software Stoopid

    Jul 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's The Best Scanner Software. At any Price.
    Cons: At The Price--Who Can Complain?

    Summary: One:...Why did I purchase the HP Scanjet 4100C? I wish they asked questions like this on the "Millionaire!" 1..In It's Price Range I compared specs. 2...Than I asked my Sales Friend. I know his commissions are better on HP but he ... read more

  • Expensive, but worth every cent.

    Jun 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Colors, USB, Quality
    Cons: none

    Summary: The saying "you get what you pay for" is usually very true. One can find scanners at Circuit City or Best Buy for about $50 with the same color quality, but they don't come anywhere near the 4100c. With $50 scanners, quality is non ... read more

  • easy to use and hookup

    Jun 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use and install
    Cons: none

    Summary: I only owned one scanner before this one and I don't know a lot of the technical stuff. what I want when I buy something like this is the easiest hookup and the easiest use possible.And the HP4100c is that. All it takes is to plug into the usb ... read more

  • HP Scanjet 4c

    May 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great scans and still performs excellently
    Cons: Hard to get driver updates for it on all platforms

    Summary: This is a review of the HP Scanjet 4c. The original 'older models HP Scanners' was combined with the current model. In some things I'm cheap, and with the way the cost of scanners has been falling over the past few years it seemed like a good ... read more

  • Plug and Go!

    Apr 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: One touch use, Good quality scanning
    Cons: Slow

    Summary: It doesn't get much easier than this! It takes all of 5 minutes to set this scanner up. Once you have it plugged in and the software loaded, you hardly even need to read the directions. The scanner has two buttons right on the front. One button will ... read more

  • Couldn't be happier....

    Apr 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great value, great color, fast
    Cons: Takes up too much desk space

    Summary: A wonderful scanner! When I was shopping for scanners, I had initially thought I'll just get a the least expensive one I can find. After all aren't they all the same? I am extremely glad I spent just a little more money and got this scanner, ... read more

  • Slow, but Good For Families

    Mar 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very easy to use, low price, good quality
    Cons: Scanner software is a little slow

    Summary: I've had the Scanjet 4100C for a little while now, and it's never given me a problem. It's small, inexpensive, and has a great little software package. The scanner isn't the best quality, nor is it the fastest scanner in the world. But it ... read more

  • Scanjet 4100C a nice scanner for everyone!

    Mar 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great scanning speed, nice resolutions, easy to use software
    Cons: Hard to find now, 3 month warranty ONLY

    Summary: The Hewlett Packard ScanJet 4100C is an excellent scanner. It is very simple to use and can be a great asset to any family. This scanner works in the business world too. Having a good resolution for pictures and other documents, I use it often. ... read more

  • Great scanner for the whole family

    Feb 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simple set up, nice scans
    Cons: none

    Summary: I purchased the HP 4100C as my first scanner. I still use it to this date for all of my scanning needs. Keep in mind that I am neither a web designer or a MultiMedia engineer, but this scanner does do a great job. I use it mostly for scanning pictures of ... read more

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