HP ScanJet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner

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Perform fast document scanning at up to 25 ppm - load up to 50 pages into the automatic document feeder for easy and reliable single or double-sided scanning. Get high quality image scanning too, including 35 mm slides and negatives. The HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner is designed for professional users in businesses of all sizes who need to digitise and process all kinds of business material - text, photos and even slides - using a high performance scanner. Easily scan documents at up to 25 pages per minute with a 50-page automatic document feeder. Get unattended scans of two-sided pages with a duplex-capable automatic document feeder. Adjust resolution to fit the job, from 150 dpi up to 4800 dpi for professional-quality images. Scan up to three 35 mm slides or four negatives with an adaptor built into the scanner's lid.


Get instant scanner startup and preview scans within four seconds, with patented HP technology. Get copies using a one-touch button that sends a scan directly to your default printer. Save time performing common tasks - such as scan to email or create PDF - with one-touch buttons. Fit books, 3-D objects and other large, bulky items under the adjustable lid. Connect quickly to a single PC via USB or using an optional SCSI module assembly accessory (not included). Convenient, landscape-oriented scanning fits easily onto a desk or shelf. Get instant compatibility with large scale document management systems using ISIS and TWAIN drivers. Easily store, organise and retrieve digital documents with ScanSoft PaperPort software. Convert scans into editable text with IRIS Readiris Pro OCR software. Edit and restore images - and ensure colour accuracy - with Adobe Photoshop Elements software. Compliant with Kofax VirtualReScan (not included) for high quality results first time, every time.


Standard one-year limited hardware warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements.


Scanner Type

Flatbed Scanner

Colour / Monochrome



Preview Speed

4 Seconds

Scan Speed (Black-Normal Quality)

20 Seconds

Scan Speed OCR (A4)

33 Seconds

Throughput (Mono, Simplex)



Scanner Optical Resolution

4800dpi x 4800dpi

Bit Depth



10 to 2000% in 1% increments

Paper Handling

Maximum Scan Size

21.6 x 35.6cm

Maximum Input Capacity

50 Sheets

Paper Handling Input 1

50 Sheet Auto Document Feeder

Media Supported

Built-in Transparent Materials Adaptor (TMA); 3 x 35 mm framed slides or film strip with 4 images


Control Buttons

9 front-panel buttons: Cancel, Copy, Edit text (OCR), E-mail, File document, Power save, Scan document, Scan picture, configuration, 16-character LCD

Input Mode

Front-panel with quick scan buttons (copy, Edit text (OCR), E-mail, File document, Scan document, Scan picture); HP Photosmart software; user application via TWAIN/ISIS; TMA; 25 ppm ADF



Hi-Speed USB 2.0


Optional SCSI Interface


Scan File Format

Windows: TIFF, TIFF Compressed, Bitmap, DCX, PCS, JPEG, GIF, FlaxhPix, Plain Text, PDF, HTML, Rich Text; Macintosh: TIFF, PICT, JPEG, GIF, FlashPix, Plain Text, PDF, HTML, Rich Text

Image Functions

Photo Enhancements: Adaptive Lighting Technology, Image Restoration, Dust & Scratch Removal, Red-eye Removal

Software Included

HP Photosmart software for Macintosh and Windows, ISIS/TWAIN (Windows only), Adobe Photoshop Elements, I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR, ScanSoft PaperPort (Windows only), NewSoft Presto! PageManager (Mac only), Pixel QuickScan demo (Windows only)

System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

For HP Photosmart software: Pentium II Celeron or compatible for Microsoft Windows 98, Me, 2000 XP, 64 MB RAM, 175 MB hard disk space, plus 50 MB for full-colour scanning, CD-ROM drive, USB port, IE 5.0 or later; for HP Precision Scan Pro: Pentium II Celeron or compatible for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, 32 MB RAM, 50 MB hard disk space for full-colour scanning, CD-ROM drive, 800 x 600 SVGA monitor. Please note that in-box software may require higher minimum system requirements • Mac OS 9.1 or higher, OS X v 10.1.5, 10.2.3, 10.3 or higher; 233 MHz PowerPC processor; 64 MB RAM (Mac OS X: 128 MB RAM); 240 MB available hard disk space; 9800 x 600, 16-bit colour SVGA monitor; USB port; CD-ROM; HP Memories Disc Creator software requires CD-Writer and 700 MB additional hard disk space

Operating Systems Supported

Microsoft Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP • Apple Mac OS X v 10.2, 10.3



IEC 60950 Third Edition (1999), national derivatives, associated voluntary and mandatory certifications: Canada (cUL), China (CCC), Russia (GOST), European Union (TÜV GS), Taiwan (BSMI), USA (UL); Other: Mexico (NOM)


EU (EMC Directive), USA and Canada (FCC Rules), Australia and New Zealand (ACA), China (CCC), Korea (MIC, RRL), Taiwan (BSMI), Russia (GOST), South Africa (ICASA)



100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz

Power Consumption




Operating Temperature 10 to 35°C - Humidity 15 to 85%


In The Box

HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner, 50-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF) with duplexing capability and up to 25-ppm scanning, built-in transparent media Adaptor for scanning 35mm slides and negatives, Hi-Speed USB cable (compliant with USB 2.0 specifications), power cord, ADF cleaning cloth, printed user's guide, setup poster, warranty sheet, CD-ROM(s) with software for Windows, including HP Photosmart Essential or Premier, ScanSoft PaperPort, Adobe Photoshop Elements, I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR and ISIS/TWAIN drivers; CD-ROM(s) with software for Macintosh, including HP Photosmart Studio, I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR, Adobe Photoshop Elements and NewSoft Presto! PageManager, I.R.I.S. registration flyer


57.4cm (W) x 39.9cm (D) x 19.6cm (H) - Weight 8.6kg


  • HP ScanJet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner
  • Flatbed, ADF, TMA
  • Scan Speeds Note: tests performed on a 1.7 GHz HP Vectra PC with 256 MB of RAM and Windows 2000. Scan speeds ADF: tests performed according to industry standard measurements (simplex mode, black & white, 200 dpi, 1-bit)
  • Scaling 10 to 2000% in 1% increments
  • Preview Speed Up to 4 sec
  • Scan resolution: (Optical) Up to 4800 dpi, (Hardware) 4800 x 4800 dpi, (Enhanced) Up to 999,999 dpi
  • Standard one-year limited hardware warranty

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Catalogue No: EL-00014527