HP Scanjet G4050 Photo Scanner

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HP Scanjet G4050 Photo Scanner - Scan Speed - Up to 8.5 sec Scan Resolution - Up to 4800 x 9600 dpi Scanning Type - Flatbed
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BrandHewlett Packard (HP)

Supported Operating Systems

Compatible operating systems

  • Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64 Edition
    Certified for Windows Vista®
    Mac OS X v10.3.9, v10.4 and higher

Supported Printing Media

Media types

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

Scan Resolution

Enhanced scanning resolution

  • Unlimited

Scan resolution, hardware

  • Up to 4800 x 9600 dpi

Scan resolution, optical

  • Up to 4800 dpi

Scan Speed

Scan speed footnote

  • Actual processing speeds may vary depending on scan resolution, network conditions, computer performance, and application software. Task scan speeds measured for for default single image scan (unless otherwise noted) and measured for photo at 200 dpi, 24-bit colour to TIFF file and at 150 dpi, 24-bit to e-mail, 35 mm slides and 35 mm negatives at 300 dpi, 24-bit to TIFF file, and letter/A4 documents at 300 dpi, 24-bit to PDF and Microsoft Word file.

Scan speed in preview mode

  • 8.5 sec

Task speed

  • 10 x 15 cm colour photo to file: 13 sec for multiple image scan, 29 sec for single image scan
    35 mm slides to file: 11 sec for multiple slide scan, 35 sec for single slide scan
    35 mm negative to file: 14 sec for multiple negative scan, 45 sec for single negative scan
    OCR A4 text page to Microsoft® Word®: 25 sec for single image scan
    10 x 15 cm colour photo to share/e-mail: 28 sec for single image scan
    A4 PDF to e-mail: 59 sec for single image scan

Camera Specifications

HP Real Life technologies™

  • HP Red-eye Removal, HP Adaptive Lighting, dust and scratch removal and colour restoration

Connectivity and Communications


  • 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Network ready

  • None

Connectivity, standard

  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Battery and Power


  • Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)

Power supply type

  • External power adapter

Power consumption

  • 25 watts maximum


System Requirements

Minimum system requirements for Macintosh

  • Mac OS X v10.3.9, v10.4 and higher
    PowerPC (G3, G4 and G5 processor), Intel® Core processor
    128 MB RAM, [250 MB recommended (required for v10.4 and higher)], 250 MB available hard disk space

Minimum system requirements

  • For Windows® XP or 2000: 233 MHz processor
    Windows® XP, XP x64, or 2000
    128 MB RAM, 500 MB free hard disk space
    USB port
    CD-ROM drive
    800 X 600 SVGA monitor
    16-bit colour
    Microsoft® Windows® Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 and later
    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

System requirements, recommended

  • Windows 8, Windows 7, 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

Software and Applications

Software included

  • HP Photosmart software includes integrated OCR, HP Photosmart Share, faded colour restoration, dust and scratch removal, HP Adaptive Lighting, HP Image Editor (HP Red-eye Removal capabilities)



  • 5.3 kg

Package weight

  • 6.89 kg


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