L1912A - HP Scanjet 5590P Digital Flatbed Scanner


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Bit depth
Standard connectivity
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Digital sending
Control panel
Scan, Copy, E-mail, Share-to-web, Save to PDF, Power Save, Cancel, Copy Colour/Black and White
Image compression and scaling
Image scaling or enlargement range
10 to 2000% in 1% increments
Media handling
Auto document feeder capacity
Optional, 50 sheets
Media types supported
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
Media weight (ADF)
60 to 90 g/m²
Network ready
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Power consumption
36 watts maximum
Power requirements
100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3Hz)
Power supply type
External power adapter
Multi feed detection
Scan file format
Windows: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, TIFF compressed, PNG, PCX, Flashpix (FPX), PDF, PDF searchable, RTF, HTM, TXT; Macintosh: TIFF, PICT, JPEG, GIF, FlashPix, Plain Text, PDF, HTML, Rich Text
Scan input modes
Front-panel "scan", "copy", "e-mail", "share-to-web", "save-document-to-disc"; HP Photo & Imaging software; user application via TWAIN
Enhanced scanning resolution
Hardware scanning resolution
Up to 2400 x 2400 dpi
Optical scanning resolution
Up to 2400 dpi
Scan type
Flatbed, ADF (optional)
Scan size ADF (maximum)
210 x 356 mm
Scan size ADF (minimum)
89 x 127 mm
Scan size flatbed (maximum)
216 x 279 mm
Scan speed ADF (A4)
Up to 8 ppm/4 ipm
Scan speed ADF (letter)
Up to 8 ppm/4 ipm
Scan speed footnote
Actual processing speeds may vary depending on scan resolution, network conditions, computer performance, and application software.
Scan speed (black and white drawing)
< 31 secs
Scan speed OCR (A4)
< 48 secs
Scan speed colour (4x6 photo)
< 28 secs
Scan speed in preview mode
Up to 10 sec
Scan speed
10 x 15 cm colour photo into Microsoft Word: less than 24 sec; OCR a full page of text into Microsoft Word: less than 36 sec; e-mail photo: less than 18 sec
Gray scale levels
Auto document feeder capacity for photo paper
Transparency adapter
Satellite (TMA); three 35 mm slides or four 35 mm negative frames
Twain version
Version 1.8
Software included
HP Photosmart software for Windows® (Windows® XP x64, 2000 support available as web download), CD-ROM(s) for Microsoft® Windows® and Macintosh, I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro, NewSoft Presto! PageManager, HP Commercial Scanjet 5590 TWAIN (Windows®)
Compatible operating systems
Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Professional and Home Edition, certified for Windows Vista™; Mac OS X (10.1.5, 10.2 or higher)
Minimum system requirements
For Microsoft Windows XP or 2000: 500 MHz processor; Windows XP, XP x64, or 2000; 256 MB RAM, 450 MB free hard disk space; USB port; CD-ROM drive; 800 X 600 SVGA monitor; 16-bit colour; Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 6 For Windows Vista: 800 MHz processor; Windows Vista or Vista x64; 512 MB RAM, 450 MB free hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; 800 X 600 SVGA monitor; DirectX 9 capable graphics; Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 7
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh
Mac OS X v 10.2 or higher: PowerPC G3, G4 and G5 processor, Intel® Core processor; 128 MB RAM; 240 MB hard disk available; Mac OS X v 10.5: PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core Processor; 512 MB RAM; 7 GB hard disk available
Recommended system requirements
Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready; Windows Vista®: 2 GB RAM; Windows® XP 32-bit and 64-bit: 1 GB RAM; Windows® 2000 (web only): 800 MHz processor; 256 MB RAM; for all systems: 4 GB available hard disk space; 800 x 600 SVGA monitor; 16-bit color
Transparent materials adapter (TMA) included for 35 mm slides and negative strips.
2400 dpi optical resolution, 48-bit colour
Complete out-of-the-box scanning solution – capture high quality scans from 35 mm slides and negatives. Easy plug-in connection – no need to remove the standard scanner lid. TMA can also be used as a light box for viewing/selecting slides.
optional 50-page / 8ppm automatic document feeder (ADF) with full duplex capability
optional duplex automatic document feeder (ADF)
CCD and OCR technology allow to scan photos, graphics and text - even 3D objects and transparencies.
Preview scans in about 7 seconds.
Scan-to-PDF, e-mail and desktop copy buttons
Landscape and copier like design to fit into your office environment.
ISIS compliant
Standalone TWAIN driver included
HP Photo & Imaging software and NewSoft Presto! PageManager software included
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