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genemike
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HP Scanjet 7400c driver for Mac OS 10.8

I am upgrading from OS 10.4 to 10.8 and the most recent driver for the Scanjet 7400c is dated 2004, the same software that came with the scanner when purchased??  I doubt it will run with Mountain Lion??  Any ideas?

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Yeah the last support for this scanner was 10.3, so its new scanner time.  You could just get an all-in-one printer with a scanner on it.  The scanners on current printers are pretty good.

 

I recommend the HP Photosmart 7520.  Look for them at http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Printers/Printers

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Acutally, I have two 7400c 's which I guess are now scrap.  Fortunately, we also have a 4890 for which HP has seen fit to publish new software.  I think we will be sharing it for a while.

 

In the subject of new - 7520, etc.  The descriptions are not sufficient to tell whether they have a flat bed capability???

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Yup they have both flatbed and document feeder access to the scanner.

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Hi,

If you do prefer to somehow use the scanner, another idea you may try is the 3rd party Vuescan application which seems to support the 7400c and compatible with Mountain Lion:

http://www.hamrick.com/vuescan/hp_scanjet_7400c.html

 

Shlomi

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WOW!  I'm blown away!  It works beautifully!

 

I already gave away the "Solved my Problem!"

 

Thanks!

Gene

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