HP Scanjet 8300 and HP Scanjet 8300gp Scanners
HP UK Press Release
New HP Scanners Offer Graphics Professionals Incredible Versatility, Quality and Speed - Enhanced transparency capabilities, high resolution and a full professional software package make these scanners ideal for photographers and graphics professionals
LONDON, UK, March 8, 2006 - 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: (incl. VAT) £349
- HP Scanjet 8300gp Graphic Arts Scanner: (incl. VAT) £499
Both scanners will be available for purchase in the UK from April 2006.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The companys offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2006, HP revenue totaled $87.9 billion. More information about HP (NYSE, Nasdaq: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.
Prices stated are EMEA Manufacturers Recommended Selling Prices (MRSPs) including VAT and are subject to change, actual prices may vary by country.