HP Scanjet 5590 Digital Flatbed Scanner (L1910A)

Professional results – 2400 dpi optical resolution, duplexing ADF, included TMA, and document software


Unattended two-sided, multi-page scanning with ADF
Scan up to 8 ppm (4 ipm) and preview scan in about 7 seconds
Easy document management software and drivers included


Technical specifications


Scanner type
  • Flatbed, ADF
Scan resolution, optical
  • Up to 2400 dpi
Duty cycle (daily)
  • Recommended daily duty cycle: 500 pages
Bit depth
  • 48-bit
Levels of grayscale
  • 256
Multifeed detection
  • No
Transparency adapter
  • Satellite (TMA)
  • three 35 mm slides or four 35 mm negative frames
Task speed
  • 10 x 15 cm colour photo into Microsoft Word: less than 24 sec
  • OCR a full page of text into Microsoft Word: less than 36 sec
  • e-mail photo: less than 18 sec
Scan size (flatbed), maximum
  • 210 x 297 mm
Media types
  • Paper (banner, inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (greeting, index), 3-D objects, 35-mm slides and negatives (using transparent materials adapter), iron-on transfers
Media weights, supported ADF
  • 60 to 90 g/m²
Scan file format
  • Windows: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, TIFF compressed, PNG, PCX, Flashpix (FPX), PDF, PDF searchable, RTF, HTM, TXT
  • Macintosh: TIFF, PICT, JPEG, GIF, FlashPix, Plain Text, PDF, HTML, Rich Text
Scan input modes
  • Front-panel “scan”, “copy”, “e-mail”, “share-to-web”, “save-document-to-disc”
  • HP Photo & Imaging software
  • user application via TWAIN
Control panel
  • 5 front-panel buttons (Copy, E-mail, File document, Scan document, Scan photo)


ADF specifications


Automatic document feeder capacity
  • Standard, 50 sheets
Automatic document feeder speed
Up to 8 ppm/4 ipm
Scanning options (ADF)
  • Two-sided
Scan size (ADF), maximum
  • 210 x 356 mm
Scan size ADF (minimum)
  • 89 x 127 mm


Compatible operating systems


Compatible operating systems
Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Professional and Home Edition, certified for Windows Vista™
Mac OS X (10.1.5, 10.2 or higher)
Mac compatible
  • Yes




Connectivity, standard
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Connectivity, optional
  • Silex SX-DS-3000U1 Fast Ethernet USB Device Server
  • Silex SX-3000GB Gigabit Ethernet USB Device Server
  • Silex SX-DS-3000WAN 802.11n Wireless and Gigabit Ethernet USB Device Server
  • Silex SX-DS-4000U2 High Performance Gigabit Ethernet USB Device Server
Twain version
Version 1.8


Power and operating requirements


  • 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3Hz)
Power consumption
36 watts maximum
Operating temperature range
  • 5 to 40° C
Operating humidity
  • 15 to 85% RH


Dimensions and weight


Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
  • 488 x 340 x 162 mm
  • 5.73 kg


What’s included


  • 1 Year Next Business Day Exchange Support
Cable included
  • Yes, 1 USB