An easy-to-use scanner that enhance productivity and organization

With a compact design, R40 supports quick scanning and fast conversion of documents into searchable digital forms with bundled software.

  • Feeder capacity: 60 sheets
  • Speed: up to 40 ppm / 80 ipm
  • Up to 600 dpi in scanning resolution
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Easy to Use

Easy installation and setup makes R40 the ideal scanner for desktop use.

The single button operation makes scanning fast and efficient for users as documents may be scanned quickly and easily.

​​​​​​​Up to 9 shortcuts can be programmed, simplifying your scanning even further.

Quick and High Quality Scans

Equipped with fast scanning speed of 40 ppm, R40 delivers high-quality scans for both sides of your documents simultaneously.

​​​​​​​In addition, the Automatic Document feeder can hold up to 60 sheets of paper.

Reliable Paper Feeding

Equipped with precise and accurate and feeding roller, R40 efficiently supports robust scanning of a variety of documents types including thick and thin papers, receipts, business cards, and others.




Bundled Software Windows & Mac: TWAIN Driver, Canon CaptureOnTouch
Windows only: Readiris PDF Software, Cardiris business card software
Dimensions (W x D x H) 291 x 250 x 245 mm (trays closed)
Interface USB 2.0
Supported Operating System Windows 7 SP1 or later (32bit/64bit), Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit), Windows 10 (32/64-bit), MacOS 10.12, MacOS 10.13, MacOS 10.14, MacOS 10.15
Options / Consumables Exchange Roller Kit
Power 220-240 V
Power Consumption 22 W or less (Sleep Mode: 1.7 W)
Weight Approx. 2.8 kg

Scanning Document

Feeding Method Automatic or Manual
Document thickness – Plain Paper Weight: 27 to 209 g/mΒ²
Thickness: 0.04 mm to 0.25 mm
Document thickness – Postcard 128 – 300 g/mΒ² (0.15 – 0.4 mm)
Document thickness – Business Card Less than 0.45 mm
Document thickness – Card (ISO/IEC compliant) Less than 1.4 mm
Feeding Capacity 60 sheets
Document size – Plain Paper (A4/LTR) Width: 50.8 – 216 mm
Length: 54 – 356 mm
Document size – Long Document Mode Up to 3,000 mm
*Less than 2,700 mm in 400 / 600 dpi
Document size – Postcard Width: 88.9 – 108 mm
Length: 127 – 152.4 mm
Document size – Business card Width: 50 mm
Length: 85 mm or larger
Document size – Card (ISO/IEC compliant) 54 mm x 86 mm
(Embossed card can be scanned)
Document size – Plastic card 54 mm x 86 mm


Light source LED (Red, Green, and Blue)
Maximum Resolution 600 dpi
Scan Resolution 100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 240 x 240 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
Scanner Element One-line contact image sensor (CIS)
Scanner Type Desktop sheet-fed scanner
Scanning Modes Black and white, Error diffusion, Advanced Text Enhancement, Advanced Text Enhancement II, 256-level gray, 24-bit color
Scanning Side Simplex / Duplex
Scanning speed A4, 200 dpi:
Black and White: 40 ppm (simplex) / 80 ipm (duplex)
Grayscale: 40 ppm (simplex) / 80 ipm (duplex)
Colour: 30 ppm (simplex) / 60 ipm (duplex)
Suggested Daily Volume (Scans) 4,000

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