HP today announced the HP Scanjet 8300 Professional Image Scanner and
HP Scanjet 8300gp Graphic Arts Scanner, giving graphics professionals
everything they need from an image-scanning station, ensuring line
accuracy and colour consistency.
The scanners come with superb resolution, making them perfect for those
needing ultra-sharp reproduction. The scanners' Transparent Material
Adapter gives the versatility needed in a professional environment,
taking up to eighteen 35mm frames of negative film, eight 35mm framed
slides and one
frame of middle (120mm) or large (240mm) photographic format.
The software bundle provides professionals with everything they need
for full image control, including top-end package LaserSoft SilverFast
Ai, which comes with IT8 calibration including IT8 test targets to
ensure colour consistency across the imaging workflow. The scanners
also come with HP PhotoSmart Image Zone and Adobe PhotoShop Elements.
In addition, the HP Scanjet 8300gp includes the HP Colorimeter powered
by Gretag Macbeth, which allows monitor calibration.
With the 25ppm/50ipm sheet feeder (optional at extra cost) and bundled
Nuance Paperport and Readiris Pro Software the HP Scanjet 8300 can also
fulfil general office needs.
Pricing and Availability
- HP Scanjet 8300 Professional Image Scanner: 349
- HP Scanjet 8300gp Graphic Arts Scanner: 499
Both scanners will be available for purchase in the UK from April 2006.