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imageFORMULA CR-135i High-Volume Check Transport

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Scans Up to 135 Checks Per Minute: Capable of maintaining impressive scanning speeds with processing features enabled:
  • One-Line CIS CMOS sensor with three-line parallel data transfer

  • Two independent motor drive units capable of handling up to three items simultaneously in the paper-path

M-Shaped Paper Path: Makes it possible for the CR-135i check transport to achieve
  • Dynamic Endorsement: Real-time dynamic four-line endorsement

  • Dynamic Sorting: Eject pocket sorting based on current item MICR data

High Volume Check Scanning: Advanced features enable high-volume check processing
  • 250-item ADF with drop-in ability

  • 200-item eject pockets (two)

  • 50-item eject pocket (one)

  • Eject pocket "waterfalling"

  • 20,000 item Suggested Daily Volume

Versatile Scanning: The CR-135i can handle large numbers of checks and other related small documents

Dependable Document Handling: The CR-135i delivers exceptional document handling with:
  • Corrugated Retard Rollers

  • Ultrasonic Double Feed Detection: To accurately monitor double feeds

Magnetic / Optical Character Recognition: Canon achieves precise MICR data with:
  • Optimized MICR algorithm

  • MICR data complemented with OCR processing - Utilizes a MICR reader as well as OCR

High-Precision Optical Technology: The CR-135i delivers impressive image quality through:
  • One-line CMOS CIS sensor - with three-line parallel data transfer

  • Fine Text Filtering: Binarization that removes patterned backgrounds and enhances edges around text for sharper images and improved OCR accuracy

  • 1200 dpi optical resolution - For fine print and small details

  • Up to 300 dpi output resolution - Valuable check information can be precisely reproduced

Countertop Convenience: The CR-135i check transport's compact, robust and easy access design allows this device to fit into busy environments
Easy Maintenance: Simple and risk-free operator performed maintenance thanks to:
  • Clam-shell paper-path access

  • Enclosed mechanics

  • "Function Button:" Programmable control panel button for third party application functions by software developers

  • RoHS and WEEE: Complies with the European directives

  • Part of Canon's Generation Green program
  • eCarePAKs available


Model Name

imageFORMULA CR-135i High-Volume Check Transport


High-Volume Check Transport

Document Feeding

Built-in Automatic Feeder (ADF)

Document Size Width

2.7 - 4.3

Document Size Length

4.7 - 9.6

Thickness Automatic Feeding

0.003 - 0.008 (17-40 lb. Bond)

Thickness Manual Feeding

0.003 - 0.02 (17-112 lb. Bond)

Feeder Capacity

Approx. 250 Sheets


256-Level, 16-Level

Scanning Element


Light Source


Operating Modes

Simplex, Duplex, Grayscale, Black and White, Error Diffusion, Fine Text Filtering

Optical Resolution

1200 dpi

Output Resolution

100/120/150/200/240/300 dpi

Scanning Speeds

Black And White

(Simplex): 135cpm* / (Duplex): 135 cpm*


(Simplex): 135 cpm* / (Duplex): 135 cpm* MICR / ORC:
OCR: E13B/OCR-A/OCR-B/Universal Character


Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Scanner Drivers

Windows XP/Windows Vista/7


8.4 x 18.7 x 10.7


17.6 lb.

Power Consumption

53W or Less
(Energy Saving: 3.8W or Less)
Suggested Daily Volume:** 20,000 Scans

Other Features

Auto Page Size Detection Auto Paper Eject Color Dropout Continuous Feeding Deskew Function Button MICR-based Imprinting / Sorting OCR-based Sorting Three Output Pockets (200/200/50)Ultrasonic Double Feed Detection Waterfall Output Mode4-Line Imprinter w/Bitmap Bundled Software: Silver Bullet Ranger Driver w/ IQA
Canon Scanning Utility Software * Examples based on typical settings, rated in checks per minute with U.S. personal checks at 200 dpi in black and white or grayscale.
** Calculations based on scanning speed and typical daily time of usage.


Exchange Roller Ink Absorber eCarePAK (Exchange Service)

Options & Accessories

Depending upon the scanner model, various options and accessories may be available, such as rollers, carrying cases, AC Adapter and more. The information below highlights additional options and accessories that help to maximize Canon scanner performance and ensure confidence in your investment for years to come.

Please note, the images below are generic visuals and may not necessarily be the image of the actual accessory purchased.

imageFORMULA CR-135i / CR-190i

Cleaning Card

eCarePAK (Exchange Service)

Exchange Roller Kit

Ink Cartridge

Ink disposal Kit

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  • Click here to view the Canon "Protecting Your Environment" In-Brief Video

  • Click here to view the CR-190i / CR-135i User Manual Video

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† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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