HP C9861a Specifications

Updated March 23, 2017

The C9861A is a transparency adaptor for Hewlett-Packard ScanJet Scanners. This adaptor allows scanners to take a transparency or negative image and scan as if it were a standard document. The user can scan from the adaptor rather than from the scanner bed.

Operating Temperature

The operating temperature range for the HP C9861A ScanJet Transparency Adapter is 10 degrees C to 35 degrees C.

Storage Temperature

The storage temperature range for the HP C9861A Transparency Adapter is -4.44 degrees C 60 degrees C.

Operational Humidity

The operational humidity range for the C9861A HP Transparency Adapter is 15 to 80 per cent non-condensing at temperatures of 10.0 to 35.0 degrees C.

Storage Humidity

The storage humidity range for the C9861A Transparency Adapter is up to 90 per cent at temperatures of 0.00 to 60.0 degrees C.


The C9861A Transparency Adapter weighs 386gr. The dimensions for the C9861A are 1.97 inches high, 11.42 inches wide and 3.35 inches deep.

Power Requirements

The C9861A Transparency Adapter requires 12 volts of DC power for operation.

Energy Consumption

The power consumption for the HP C9861A Transparency Adapter during normal operation is 4.7 watts.


The HP ScanJet Transparency Adapter C9861A comes with a standard one-year warranty.

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