Contex IQ Quattro Series
44" Large Format Scanner

recommended scanner IQ 4400 large format scanner

Market leading CIS quality

for maps and technical documents
- up to 44" wide
Whether you are in a private business or government, the Contex IQ 44 series is designed for collaboration projects through occasional scanning or the creation of digital archives. The 44" imaging area delivers clean, sharp image quality on technical documents, sketches, and maps.
IQ Quattro 4450 model*
List Price
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$ 5795
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IQ Quattro 4490 model*
List Price
Your Price
$ 6495
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*Above pricing does not include software or stand.


Nextimage Scan & Archive Software
(digital download)
Your Price
$ 575
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Low adjustable stand for 44" Scanner Your Price
$ 795
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IQ 44X0 Quattro Features

Including the IQ 4450 and the IQ 4490 models

Connects directly to your global network, supporting your wide-format workflows
Contex' highly recommended IQ large-format scanner offers you an outstanding collaborative workflow whether you work with in-house scanning activities or in project groups of global players. Using simple one-touch buttons you can scan directly over the network to your desk and continue working instantly. You get exceptional professional-grade quality with true 1200dpi optical resolution and patented technologies that ensure accurate results the first time.
rainforest365 Enabled
Any rainforest365 enabled Contex scanner can send documents directly to your preferred destinations. rainforest365 does not require a PC. Instead it simply utilizes your smart phone or tablet to control the process. Load the document, scan the QR code, and send the document directly to your desired destination.
Unibody CIS Technology
Contex patented Unibody CIS technology, a unique image-capture design, based on a single aluminum extrusion and custom CIS modules ensuring market leading accuracy in every image.
New high standards
Contex sets the highest standards in scanning technical documents, maps and drawings. The IQ 4400 is built to withstand high-volume use on daily basis and is available in a new sleek and lightweight design. With IQ 4400 you get a total scanning solution with leading-edge software and network connectivity that fit your existing tools and business processes.
Digital documents at once, anywhere
Instant-on scanning and one-touch interface save time in scanning large documents. Simply load your document and the scanner immediately comes to live. Click a one-touch button to scan directly to your preferred destination. Nextimage software makes scanning to file, to print, or to the network fast and simple.
Key IQ Quattro features
  • Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR2 standard
  • Scanner sharing across a network, and sending files to remote desktop
  • Enhanced image quality with Contex patented CIS technology and new CIS modules
  • Superior image quality with Contex patented color-fringe removal (CFR)
  • ENERGY STAR compliant, using just 1W in standby
  • 1200dpi optical resolution standard
  • All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) for a perfect grip on your documents
  • See what you scan with face-up scanning
  • One-touch scanning
  • User upgradable – Need color? More speed? Higher resolution? Upgrading is electronic, fast and easy
Delivering 3 times the bandwidth of USB2, our unique Gigabit Ethernet implementation with xDTR2 is lightning fast and accelerates workflows even further via network sharing, where scans can be controlled from any computer.  

Common Specifications
for the IQ 4400 Quattro Series

Maximum Scan Width 44 in. (1118mm)
Maximum Media Width 47in. (1194mm)
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi
Maximum Resolution 9600 dpi
Maximum Media Thickness 0.08 in. (2mm)
Accuracy 0.1% +/- 1 pixel
Data Capture (color/mono) 48-bit/16-bit
Color Space Adobe RGB / sRGB / Device RGB / Raw RGB
Light Source Dual LED with CIS Clean Scan
Light Type CIS
Interface USB with xDTR
Gigabit Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR
Software NOTE: Nextimage 30 day trial included.
File formats TIF, JPG, PDF, DWF, CALS, BMP, JPEG-2000(JP2), JPEG2000 Extended(JPX), TIF-G3, TIF-G4, others. (Requires NextImage software to create file formats listed above.)
Device Drivers 32 and 64-bit Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista
TWAIN 32 Bit TWAIN drivers available for use with EDM and other imaging software
USE / Requirements
10W / 0.5W / 23W – ENERGY STAR compliant
110/220/240V,60/50Hz, 23W
Weight & Dimensions LxWxH LxWxH 27 kg (66 lbs) / 53 x 19 x 6.3 inches (153 x 48 x 16 cm)
Certifications/compliance CE, cUL,Customs Union, Ukr, VCCI, FCC Class A, RoHS and ENERGY STAR Certified
*Scanning speeds depend on document width and computer configuration
Contex recommends Intel Core Duo, Core 2 Duo, or better processors, 2GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2.
Speed tests performed using Nextimage software, PC with Intel Core i5-2500 Quad processor, 8GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2, 7200rpm HDD, Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate.
Download the Spec. sheet in PDF

IQ 4400 Series Model Comparisons

Description/Model Contex IQ 4450  IQ 4490
Scanning Speed* (inch/sec.): Scanner speed while scanning 36-inch wide document.
200 dpi RGB Color 7 inches per second (ips) 14.0
Upgradable to 14 inches/sec Color yes Included
200 dpi Grayscale/Monochrome 14.0 14.0
Productivity* (documents/hour): Batch scanning for 60 minutes. Includes paper load and eject time. Measured in completed scans.
Arch D-size, RGB Color, 200dpi 198 docs/hour 336
Arch D-size, Monochrome, 200dpi 780 780
A1-size, RGB Color, 200dpi 192 324
A1-size, Monochrome, 200dpi 744 744

Nextimage Software

Scan + Archive

(Digital Download only)
List Price
Your Price
$ 575
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Repro Software

(Digital Download only)
List Price
Your Price
$ 1145
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Nextimage UPGRADE
From S+A to Repro Version

(Digital Download only)
Your Price
$ 800
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Stands for the IQ 4400 Series

Low Adjustable Stand
(includes document basket)
Your Price
$ 795
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High Adjustable Stand (for MFP)

Monitor,copier not included.
Your Price
$ 1425
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Warranties for the IQ 4400 Series

Including the IQ 4450 and the IQ 4490 models
For the IQ 4400 Series, the models include a 2 year Parts Warranty.  You can upgrade to a Two Year On site Warranty Your Price
$ 925
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