HP Scanjet 8270 Document Flatbed Scanner (L1975A)

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.


Get fast document scanning and professional results for images and graphics.

Get fast, unattended document scanning at up to 25 ppm with a 50-page automatic document feeder. Get professional-quality scans of graphics, photos, slides or negatives at up to 4800 dpi.

Launch common tasks for increased productivity with one-touch function buttons.

One-button activation allows fast scanning of photos and documents. Easily create, save, e-mail, copy and launch scans of photos or documents. Get started with plug-and-play installation that seamlessly integrates into existing software.

Ensure high quality results and easy integration into existing document management systems.

Integrate with existing document management systems using ISIS and TWAIN drivers. Organise documents with ScanSoft PaperPort. Edit images with Adobe Photoshop Elements. Compliant with Kofax® VRS (not included) for superb scan quality.


Technical specifications


Scanner type
Flatbed, ADF
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 4800 dpi
Enhanced scanning resolution
Duty cycle (daily)
Up to 1000 pages
Bit depth
Levels of grayscale
Transparency adapter
Built-in (TMA); three 35 mm slides or four 35-mm negative frames
Task speed
  • 10 x 15 cm colour photo to Microsoft Word: less than 25 sec
  • OCR: less than 33 sec
  • 10 x 15 cm colour photo to e-mail: less than 32 sec
Scan size (flatbed), maximum
216 x 356 mm
Media types
Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (business), 3-D objects, 35-mm slides and negatives (using transparent materials adapter), photos
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 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
Control panel
  • “scan document to destination” (toggle down to chosen application on the 16 character LCD), “scan picture”, “edit text” (OCR), “save to PDF”, “e-mail”, “copy” (with number of copies and B/W vs. colour), “custom configuration options”, “power save” and “cancel” buttons


ADF specifications


Automatic document feeder capacity
Standard, 50 sheets
Automatic document feeder speed
Up to 25 ppm/5.5 ipm (b&w, 200 dpi)
Scanning options (ADF)
Scan size (ADF), maximum
216 x 356 mm


Compatible operating systems


Compatible operating systems
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP 64-bit, Windows 2000, Mac OS X v10.6, Lion and Mountain Lion
Mac compatible
  • Yes




Connectivity, standard
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Connectivity, optional
  • SCSI module for the scanner
Twain version
Version 1.9 (for HP Photosmart software), Version 1.8 (for Windows® NT 4.0 Precisionscan Pro)


Power and operating requirements


Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Power consumption
80 watts maximum
Energy efficiency
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Operating temperature range
10 to 35º C
Operating humidity range
15 to 85% RH


Dimensions and weight


Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
574 x 399 x 196 mm
8.6 kg


What’s included


One-year commercial hardware warranty, Web support included. Warranty may vary by country as required by law. Go to http://www.hp.com/support to learn about HP world-class service and support options in your region.
What’s 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 adapter for scanning 35-mm slides and negatives, Hi-Speed USB cable, power cord, ADF cleaning cloth, Vista errata, printed User’s Guide, Setup Poster, warranty sheet, CD-ROM(s) with software for Windows*, including HP Photosmart Essential, 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 *Windows 2000 support available as web download.
Software included
  • ISIS/TWAIN (Windows)
  • ArcSoft PhotoStudio 6
  • I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR
  • ScanSoft PaperPort (Windows)
  • NewSoft Presto! PageManager (Mac)
  • Pixel QuickScan demo (Windows)
Cable included
Yes, 1 USB