Darkroom/Resources/HP Scanjet G4010

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Does it work[edit]

Not really, it leaves a 10-20mm stripe of light and black vertically pretty much at the middle of the scan area. Sometimes it hangs too, causing some scanning software to crash. The USB cable that came with it was kinda broken but changing it didn't fix anything.

I recommend using it with xsane on any recent version of Linux. It works out of the box and is able to cope with the errors from the scanner (until the thing totally refuses to scan).

What does it scan[edit]

Flatbed things, 35mm

Where does it live[edit]

Currently on top of the black help in the darkroom.

What belongs to the scanner[edit]

  • Scanner!
  • AC/DC adapter (labeled)
  • USB cable
  • Built in 35mm loader
  • Replacement loaders for 35mm, slides, medium format


The built in loader is white, it's built in, you'll know what I mean when see it. This particular loader I found to be about 2-4mm too skinny, so I took a Dremel to it. That was a dumb idea and it's kind of crap tastic now.

I ordered a replacement loader from a site that said should work, words from HP apparently. When I got the loader, loaders actually, they're totally not specifically made for the G4010, but it lines up right, it just might work. Haven't tested.





Should work with Sane under Linux.