The image FORMULA DR-C240 is an ultra-compact and powerful desktop scanner featuring a robust design and reliable paper handling for capturing multiple document sizes and formats, including passports.


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Features & Compatibility



  • Boost productivity with fast 2-sided scanning at up to 90ipm
  • Easily scan various types of documents including passports with one compact device
  • Enjoy peace of mind with supreme paper-handling reliability and durable construction
  • Enhance your environment with quiet operation, compact build and elegant design

    Detailed Features

    Take a more detailed look into the Canon imageFORMULA DR-C240

    High-performance and flexible applications

    The imageFORMULA DR-C240’s premium build quality and productivity-focused features are a breakthrough in this value segment. Offering rapid scanning at up to 45ppm/90ipm, the Canon DR-C240 is the natural all-round choice for office departments and workgroups. It’s quiet operation and compact, attractive desktop design make a great impression in front offices and customer service points, for example in banks, hotels, hospitals and government offices.

    Designed in response to customers’ needs

    The imageFORMULA DR-C240’s robust construction and rugged document feeder were developed as a direct result of customer feedback. It represents a step forward in build quality in this scanner’s segment, effortlessly capturing up to 6,000 scans per day. Your productivity is maximized with Canon DR-C240 by the 60-sheet ADF that reliably feeds batches of mixed-sized document and media types: from passports and plastic cards to duplex A4, A3 (using folio) and long documents up to 3m in length.

    Precision paper handling

    To keep your workflows fluid, the Canon imageFORMULA DR-C240 offers a powerful, high-quality feeding mechanism that ensures best in class reliability for scanning various documents, including ultra-thin papers from 27gsm. The ultrasonic Double Feed Detection and Double Feed Release (DFR) function allow scanning to restart quickly, keeping downtime to a minimum.

    Easy operation, consistent results

    The imageFORMULA DR-C240 includes a wide range of high quality image processing capabilities. These include automatic page size and text direction detection, text enhancement, a deskew function and automatic colour detection. The user-friendly control panel lets operators scan with a press of a button accelerating and simplifying scanning tasks.

    Rich software bundle

    Canon’s advanced CaptureOnTouch Pro application enables efficient batch scanning and supports the included Kofax VRS driver for enhanced image quality. To intuitively scan documents, then easily send them to multiple destinations (including cloud services) simply use Canon’s CaptureOnTouch.

    Affordable to run and maintain

    It’s hassle-free to replace the image FORMULA DR-C240‘s long-life retard roller and feed roller unit yourself, which keeps your cost of ownership to a minimum. Impressively low power consumption, at just 19W in operation and 1.4W in standby, further drives down overheads while minimising your environmental impact.

Specifications :


Desktop Type Sheet Fed Scanner

Scanning sensor unit

CMOS CIS 1 Line Sensor

Optical resolution


Light source


Scanning side

Front / Back / Duplex


High speed USB 2.0

Dimensions (WxDxH)

Trays Closed: 291 x 253 x 231 mm

Trays Opened: 291 x 603 x 363 mm


Approx. 2.8kg

Power requirements

AC 100-240V (50/60Hz)

Power consumption

Scanning: 19W or less

Sleep Mode: 1.4W or less

Power Turned Off: 0.1W or less

Operating environment

10 – 32.5 ?C

Humidity: 20 – 80% RH

Environmental compliance


Black and White

45ppm / 90ipm


30ppm / 60ipm

Output resolution

150 x 150dpi, 200 x 200dpi, 240 x 240dpi, 300 x 300dpi, 400 x 400dpi, 600 x 600dpi

Output mode

Black & White/Error Diffusion/ Advanced Text Enhancement, Advanced Text Enhancement II, 8-bit Greyscale (256-Level), 24-bit Colour

Suggested Daily Duty Cycle

from 3,500 to 6,000 scans/day


50.8 – 216mm


54 – 356mm


27 – 209g/m? (0.06 – 0.25mm)

Long document mode

3000mm Max

Business card scanning

Size: 50.8 x 85mm or larger

Thickness: Less than 0.45 mm

Plastic card scanning

Size: 53.9 x 85.5mm

Thickness: 0.76mm (Embossed Card up to 1.4mm thick is supported)

Passport scanning

Up to 4mm thick (via carrier sheet)

Paper separation

Retard Roller Method

Feeder capacity

60-sheets (80g/m?)

Special Features

Automatic Page Size Detection, Deskew, 3-Dimensional Colour Correction, Colour Dropout (RGB), Colour Enhancement (RGB), Auto Colour Detection, Shadow Cropping, MultiStream, Adjustable gamma settings, Skip Blank Page, Folio Mode, Scan Area Setting, Batch Separation with white blank sheet or patchcode, Moir? Reduction, Prevent Bleed Through/Remove Background, Contrast Arrangement, Background Smoothing, Shadow Cropping, Auto Resolution Setting, Double Feed Release, Double Feed Detection (Ultrasonic Sensor, Length), Barcode/2D code recognition


ISIS / TWAIN Driver (Windows VISTA SP2 / 7 SP1 / 8 / 8.1 / Server 2008 R2 SP1 / Server 2012 R2)

CaptureOnTouch Pro

Kofax VRS


TWAIN Driver


Kofax VRS


Exchange Roller Kit, Carrier sheet (Passport), Carrier Sheet (A4)

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