Contex IQ Quattro X 4490 Scanner

Contex IQ Quattro X 4490 Scanner


Regular price $8,285.00 Sale price $7,625.00 Save $660.00
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Contex 44" scanner 17.8 ips monochrome and 17.8 ips color, USB3 and 1200 dpi.

Scan faster with more precision in every pixel.

The all new and perfected IQ Quattro X is a must have for every high-production environment.

IQ Quattro X is the 5th generation of Contex CIS scanners, with enhanced speed and 3 times faster data transfer, the scanner is the essence of productivity.

With IQ Quattro X you can control the Nextimage software with the new Nextimage Remote app. The app saves valuable operator time by bringing all main functions essential for basic scanning and copying in front of the operator directly on the scanner.

IQ Quattro X also comes with Contex Live Alignment which is a new technology designed to ensure precise and sharp alignment all the time, no matter the speed.

Image quality - The 48-bit CIS technology captures every detail from your document.

Fastest CIS scanner - Scan speed of up to 17.8 inches per second.

3 position speed control - Temporarily shift down to slower scan speeds for delicate originals.

Green - Energy Star® version 3.0 compliant using only 0.5 W in standby mode.

High productivity - Enhanced speed and data transfer rates makes the IQ Quattro X the essence of productivity.


Contex CleanScan CIS
Contex CleanScan technology is based on custom CIS modules with Dual sided LED light and Dual Diffusion.

Contex CFR (Color Fringe Removal)
Color Fringe Removal (CFR) is a Contex Patent. Color Fringing is a natural consequence of CIS technology sequentially flashing R-G-B. Thanks to Contex innovative thinking CFR will remove this problem with advanced filter technology.

Gigabit Ethernet
Delivering 3 times the bandwidth of USB2, the unique Gigabit Ethernet implementation is lightning fast and accelerates workflows even further via network sharing, where scans can be controlled from any computer.

This allows all users in a workgroup to operate the scanner from their own computer via Ethernet.

Contex Sigma
Signal Intensity Matching (SIGMA) is a Contex Patent. Sensor heating during a scan can cause inhomogeneous images. Thanks to Contex innovative thinking Contex IQ Quattro scanners will minimize sensor differences LIVE during a scan.

USB 3.0 SuperSpeed xDTR3
Contex adapted their xDTR technology to work with the USB 3.0 SuperSpeed protocol increasing its performance dramatically. It has the fastest data transfer rate of any scanner on the market.

Contex Live Alignment
Contex Live Alignment is a new technology designed to improve image alignment across sensors ensuring precise and sharp alignment all the time, no matter the speed.

All leading large format printer brands including Canon
Nextimage software
Windows OS

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Canon imagePROGRAF iPF, PlotWave and ColorWave printers and Contex scanners

Free shipping for standard dock-to-dock deliveries. Limited access facilities may incur additional freight fees. Lift gate and/or residential deliveries are available at an additional charge. Installation available.

Colorado and Arizona models, roll holders and stands

Shipping additional. Installation available.

Supply orders: Paper/media only

$5.95 flat-rate shipping for orders up to $150; Free shipping $150 and up* via USPS Priority Mail, FedEx or UPS ground. We reserve the right to select the carrier of our choice. Overnight and expedited shipping available at additional costs.

Supply orders: Ink, toner, maintenance cartridges, printheads, cutting blades (NOT including paper/media)

$15.95 flat-rate shipping for orders up to $150; $9.95 shipping on $150 and up via USPS Priority Mail, FedEx or UPS ground. We reserve the right to select the carrier of our choice. Overnight and expedited shipping available at additional costs.

*Free shipping in the lower 48 states.

Shipping and insurance costs for used equipment responsibility of purchaser. 

Orders processed within 1-2 business days and normally shipped within 1-2 business days on imagePROGRAF models and within 6-10 business days on PlotWave, ColorWave, Colorado and Arizona models and Contex scanners. Supply item orders usually processed same day if in by 12pm CST and shipped within 24 hours.


Canon imagePROGRAF TA, TM, PRO, GP Series and Colorado and Arizona Series have a one year on-site warranty. imagePROGRAF TX, TZ, PlotWave and ColorWave models have a 90 day on-site warranty. Extended warranties available.

Warranty coverage may vary on used equipment.

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A/E Graphics Brookfield, Wisconsin


Originally founded in Brookfield, Wisconsin as a division of Green Bay Blue Print Company which goes back nearly a century.