HP’s Midrange Fast and Highly Accurate ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1 – a Document Scanner

Have desktop document scanners gotten too good?


HP ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1 at PCMAg

HP ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1

THE BOTTOM LINE

The HP ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1 is a capable midrange document scanner that’s ideal for busy small and home offices.

MSRP $559.00

PROS
    • Relatively fast, with accurate OCR
    • Capable document archiving
    • Excellent HP Scan interface
    • Lean, compact design
    • Wired and wireless networking, plus strong support for mobile devices
CONS
    • On the pricey side
    • Relatively small ADF
    • No port for scanning to thumb drives and other USB drives

HP ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1 – By William Harrel – September 6, 2022

No question, HP’s ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1 ($559) is a terrific midrange scanner for small offices and workgroups. Like its many competitors, including our Best of 2021 winner the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600 and its fellow Editors’ Choice recipient the Epson RapidReceipt RR-600W, this ScanJet is relatively fast, scans in highly accurate fashion, and supports plenty of connectivity options. Everything required for a four-star review recommendation, right? Right. Unfortunately for it, competition among low- to medium-volume sheetfed document scanners is formidable to the point of cutthroat; the Fujitsu and Epson earned our rare 4.5-star rating. The HP isn’t really inferior—it’s a great document scanner for most midrange applications—but it narrowly misses Editors’ Choice honors.


Read the entire review at PCMag.


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