10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 in) color photo to file: less than 30 sec (single image), less than 11 sec (multiple image); color photo to share/e-mail: less than 28 sec; 35 mm slides to file: less than 32 sec (single image), less than 11 sec (multiple image); 35 mm negatives to file: less than 45 sec (single image), less than 14 sec (multiple image); OCR Letter/A4 text page to Microsoft Word: less than 25 sec; PDF to e-mail: less than 60 sec
Scan size, maximum (flatbed)
8.5 x 12.3 in
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
4 front-panel buttons (Copy, Scan, Scan film, Scan to PDF)
Operating temperature range
50 to 95° F
0 to 90% RH
0 to 90% RH
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Minimum system requirements
PC: Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready (for more information go to www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available), Windows Vista®: 1.3 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM (2 GB for 64-bit); Windows® XP: 1.3 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM (1 GB for 64-bit); Windows® 2000: 800 MHz processor, 256 MB RAM, for all systems: 450 MB available hard disk space, USB port, CD-ROM drive, 800 x 600 SVGA monitor, 16-bit color Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.3.9; 10.4; 10.5: PowerPC G3; G4; G5; or Intel Core processor; 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended for Mac OS X v10.4); 250 MB available hard disk space; Mac OS X v10.6 (available on HP.com): Intel Core Processor; 1 GB RAM; 25 MB available hard disk space
Compatible operating systems
Compatible Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available. Windows Vista®, Windows® XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Mac OS X v10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5, 10.6
Power and operating requirements
25 watts maximum
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Dimensions and weight
Dimensions (W x D x H)
11.93 x 20 x 4.25 in
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.
Yes, 1 USB
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
HP Photosmart software includes integrated OCR, HP Photosmart Share, faded color restoration, dust and scratch removal, HP Adaptive Lighting, HP Image Editor (HP Red-eye Removal capabilities)
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Windows Vista is either a U.S. registered trademark or trademark in the United States and/or other countries.
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Product rating disclaimer: Reviews dated from 9/1/09 – 10/15/09 may have been part of a sweepstakes submission