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HP Scanjet G4050 Photo Scanner

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Product #L1957A#B1H
Back Features

Industry leading color accuracy using world's first 6-color, 96-bit scanning. Capture colors that are 40% more accurate[2] than other scanners, for true-to-the-original scans. High capacity adapter to scan up to 16 slides or 30 negatives at once.

Return & exchange information

We have extended our return policy for the holidays. All purchases made between 11/1/15 – 12/25/15 will have until January 15th, 2016 to return.

Back Specs

Product specifications

HP Data Sheet


Up to 4800 x 9600 dpi


11.6 lb

Supported operating systems

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP, Windows 2000, Mac OS X v10.6, Lion and Mountain Lion


ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT ® Bronze


90 day limited hardware warranty. Telephone support options and fees vary by product, country and language. Telephone support conditions and telephone numbers available on http://www.hp.com/support.

What's in the box

HP Scanjet G4050 Photo Scanner; Power supply adapter/power cord; USB cable; CD-ROMs with software and User's Guide; Setup and Support Guide

Control panel

4 front-panel buttons (Copy, Scan, Scan film, Scan to PDF)

Bit depth


Scannable media types

Paper (banner, inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (greeting, index), 3-D objects, 35 mm slides and negatives (using transparent materials adapter), iron-on transfers

Input type


Auto document feeder



1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0


11.93 x 20 x 4.25 in

Return & exchange information

We have extended our return policy for the holidays. All purchases made between 11/1/15 – 12/25/15 will have until January 15th, 2016 to return.

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  1. [1]Maximum resolution not available when scanning negatives in 6-color. Maximum resolution is limited by available computer memory, disk space and other system factors.
  2. [2]Compared to in-class scanners, color accuracy testing by Image Engineering, December 2006. For detailed results and a list of tested scanners, go to http://digitalkamera.image-engineering.de/index.php/Publications.