A simple and reliable desktop scanner helping you achieve effortless productivity in your home or small office environment.


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Features & Compatibility

Description :

  • Easy Set Up

    Easy setup, with simple one touch scanning an automatic software update

  • Stay Organised

    Convert documents into PDF, JPG, DOC, XLS and more*

  • High-Quality Imaging

    Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to help create searchable and editable information

  • Scan Directly To The Cloud

    Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive,

  • Scanning Simplicity at its best

    A high quality, easy to use desktop scanner with no compromise on productivity. The imageFORMULA R40 offers quick setup with simple one touch scanning of various documents types, converting them into useful formats for editing, or simply for you to upload to your favourite cloud application.

  • Easy to use

    Enjoy quick and easy scanning, with an intuitive user interface that lets you scan, edit and finalise at the touch of a button, plus create up to 9 routine jobs for added ease and efficiency.

    Accurate and Consistent

    Scan a batch of mixed documents of any shape and size in one easy process with Canon?s reliable 60-sheet feeder, capable of scanning everything from standard A4 documents, to thick and thin papers like ID cards, receipts, post cards and documents up to 3m long.

    Maximise productivity

    Save time with fast double-sided scanning of up to 40 pages per minute. Advanced image processing features such as auto size detection, document deskew, text orientation and colour detection mean there?s no need to sort documents or frequently change settings while scanning.

  • Superior quality and design

    A stylish, ultra-compact desktop device that delivers consistently superior image quality. Capture fine details with advanced text enhancement, producing sharp copies with greater readability, ideal for documents with faint light text or patterned backgrounds.

    Easy installation and set up

    Install your scanner in just a few simple steps with an integrated all-in-one installer. Automatic software update function ensures your CaptureOnTouch application and Canon drivers are always up to date to ensure quality and reliability at all times.


    Cut your overheads and reduce your environmental impact in one. Canon?s imageFORMULA series offers impressively low power consumption, using just 19W or less when in operation and 1.4W or less in sleep mode.

    Specifications :

TypeDesktop Type Sheet Fed Scanner
Scanning Sensor UnitCMOS CIS 1 Line Sensor
Optical Resolution600dpi
Light SourceRGB LED
Scanning SideFront / Back / Duplex
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH)Trays Closed: 291 x 250 x 245 mm
Trays Opened: 291 x 600 x 382 mm
WeightApprox. 2.8kg
Power RequirementsAC 100-240V (50/60Hz)
Power ConsumptionScanning: 22W or less
Sleep mode: 1.4W or less
Power turned off: 0.1W or less
Black and White40 pages per min. / 80 images per min.
Colour30 pages per min. / 60 images per min.
Output ResolutionDetect Automatically, 100/ 150 / 200/ 240/ 300/ 400/ 600 dpi
Output ModeDetect Automatically, Black and White, Error Diffusion, Advanced Text Enhancement, Advanced Text Ehancement II, 256-level gray, 24-bit Colour
Suggested Daily Duty CycleApprox. 4000 scans
Width50.8 – 216mm
Length54 – 356mm
Thickness20 – 209g/m? (0.04 – 0.25mm)
Long Document ModeUp to 3000mm*
Business Card ScanningSize: 50 x 85mm or larger
Thickness: Less than 0.45 mm
Plastic Card ScanningSize: 54 x 86mm
Thickness: Less than 1.4mm (Embossed Card is supported)
Paper SeparationRetard Roller Method
Feeder Capacity60 Sheets (80g/m?)
Special FeaturesAuto Colour Detection, Auto Page Size Detection, Auto Resolution Setting, Background Smoothing, Batch Separation, Character Emphasis, Colour Dropout / Enhance Colour, Deskew, Double-Feed Detection, Edge Emphasis, Folio Scan, Image Rotation, Moir? Reduction, MultiStream, Pre-Scan, Prevent Bleed-Through/Remove Background, Skip Blank Page, Text Enhancement, Text Orientation Recognition, Three-Dimensional Colour Correction, Ultrasonic Double-Feed Detection, User Preferences
WindowsTWAIN Driver (Windows 7 SP1 / 8.1 / 10 – 32bit/64bit), Canon CaptureOnTouch Scanning Software, Readiris PDF Software, Cardiris Business Card Software
MacTWAIN Driver (macOS 10.12 / 10.13/ 10.14/ 10.15), CaptureOnTouch Scanning Software
ConsumablesExchange Roller Kit

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