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Contex IQ Quattro X 4490
44 Inch Large Format Scanner

recommended scanner IQ Quattro X 4490 large format scanner

Market leading CIS quality for maps and technical documents
- up to 44" wide

Stand and software sold separately. Please check the pricing tab below for those.

IQ Quattro X 4490
17.8 Inches per second in color,
Black & White or Grayscale

See the Special Bundle Pricing below

Includes $1950 Firmware Activation License

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Lease purchase financing with monthly
payment plans available. Details here..

Bundle Includes:
  • IQ Quattro X 4490 Scanner
  • NextImage Reprographics Software
  • 36" Floor Stand
  • Two Year Parts Only Warranty
IQ Quattro 4490

2024 Q2 Bundle Price

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Contex IQ Quattro X 44 Inch Large Format Scanner


Connects directly to your global network,
supporting your wide-format workflows

Contex' highly recommended IQ-X large-format scanners offer 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 1200 dpi optical resolution and patented technologies that ensure accurate results the first time.

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.

High Standards

Contex sets the highest standards in scanning technical documents, maps and drawings. The IQ 44X0 Series is built to withstand high-volume use on daily basis and is available in a new sleek and lightweight design. With IQ 44X0 Series 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 X features
  • Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR3 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

Using the bandwidth of USB3.0, our unique Gigabit Ethernet implementation with xDTR3 is lightning fast and accelerates workflows even further via network sharing, where scans can be controlled from any computer.

FREE Dust Cover
large format scanner Dust Cover

Exclusively from ScanTastik, receive a free dust cover for your scanner with purchase. (Not available for the SSP model) Protect the scanner from dust accumulating on the glass camera guides.

IQ 4400 Quattro X 44 Inch Scanner

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)
0.1% +/- 1 pixel
Data Capture (color/mono)
Color Space
Adobe RGB / sRGB / Device RGB / Raw RGB
Light Source
Dual LED with CIS Clean Scan
Light Type
USB 3.0 with xDTR3
Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR3
Nextimage TWAIN, Nextimage Remote tablet app (free download for iOS and Android), WIDEsystem (driver)
File formats
TIF, JPG, PDF, PDF/A, DWF, CALS, BMP, JPEG-2000(JP2), JPEG2000 Extended (JPX), TIF-G3, TIF-G4 and others
Device Drivers
Windows Server 2019, Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 64-bit +32 bit
Printer Support
HP, Canon, Epson and Océ printers. See for full list
USE / Requirements
18W / 1.0W / 37W ENERGY STAR compliant
100-240V,60/50Hz, (built-in Power Supply)
Weight & Dimensions LxWxH
LxWxH 22 kg (48.3 lbs) / 45.7 x 19.3 x 6.3 inches (116 x 49 x 16 cm)

IQ Quattro X Model Comparison

IQ i4450
IQ i4490
Scanning Speed in Inches Per Second (ips) in Color
IQ i4450: 8.9 ips
IQ i4490: 17.8 ips
Upgradeable to 17.8 inches per sec/Color
IQ i4450: Yes
IQ i4490: Included
200 dpi Scans in Grayscale or Black-White
IQ i4450: 17.8 IPS
IQ i4490: 17.8 IPS

There are two 44" models (4450/4490). Each model scans in Black & White or Grayscale at the same speeds. The ONLY feature difference is the speed of color scanning. The '90 series scans in color twice as fast as the '50 series.

IQ Quattro X Series
4490 model
B/W: 17.8 IPS
Color: 17.8 IPS
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Scan & Archive Software
Scan, Batch Scan, Image Adjustment Control
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Reprograhics Software
Batch Scan, Scan to Copy (any printer), Scan Accounting by Job
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Low Adjustable Stand
(includes document basket)
(includes document catch basket)
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Professional Services
Installation & Training
Includes 2 hours of Remote Installation and Training. Additional training time available.
  • Scanner, Stand Assy.
  • Software Installation and Licensing
  • Scanner calibration
  • Software training
  • Scanner Maintenance
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Onsite Installation and Training is available, please call for a quote.

Warranties for the IQ X Series

Including the IQ Flex, IQ X 36X0 and IQ X 44X0 models

For the IQ Series, the models include a 2 year Parts Warranty where you fix the scanner yourself, but the parts are free. You can upgrade to a Two Year On site Warranty where Contex will fix it on site for you.

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