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imageFORMULA R40 Office Document Scanner

Document Scanner

Item Code: 4229C001AA


  • Easily convert your paper documents into searchable digital formats
  • Scan and save documents directly into a third party cloud service*, like Google Drive, QuickBooks Online, Dropbox, OneDrive and more
  • Reliably handles many different document types: receipts, photos, business cards, reports, contracts, long documents, thick or thin documents, and others
  • One touch operation
  • Scans both sides of a document at the same time, in color and black and white and grayscale
  • Top scanning speed of up to 40 pages per minute
  • 60 sheet automatic feeder
  • Simply connect to your PC using a USB connection
  • Supports Windows and Mac
  • Bundled software, includes scanning software, Readiris PDF and OCR Software and Cardiris business card scanning software (Windows only)
  • Backed by a one year warranty
  • 100% US-based technical support
  • Meets ENERGY STAR guidelines


Model Name

Canon imageFORMULA R40 Office Document Scanner


Office Scanner

Document Feeding

Automatic or Manual

Document Size

Width: 2” - 8.5”
Length: 2.1” - 14”

Long Document Mode

Up to 118”

Document Weight

7 - 56 lb. Bond

Feeder Capacity

Up to 60 Sheets





Light Source


Scanning Element

One-line contact image sensor (CIS)

Scanning Modes

Color, Grayscale, Black & White

Optical Resolution

600 dpi

Output Resolution

150/200/300/400/600 dpi

Scanning Speeds**

B&W, Grayscale
Up to 40 ppm
Up to 80 ipm
Up to 30 ppm
Up to 60 ipm


USB 2.0

Dimensions (H x W x D)

9.6 X 11.4 X 9.9 (trays closed)


6.17 lb.

Power Consumption

22W or less (Energy Saving Mode: 1.4W)

Suggested Daily Volume

4,000 scans***

Bundled Software

Windows & Mac: TWAIN Driver, Canon CaptureOnTouch
Windows only: Readiris PDF Software, Cardiris business card software

Supported Operating Systems

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

Other Features

Auto Color Detection, Auto Page Size Detection, Auto Resolution Setting, Background Smoothing, Batch Separation, Character Emphasis, Color Dropout/Enhance Color, Deskew, Double-Feed Detection, Edge Emphasis, Folio Scan, Image Rotation, Moiré Reduction, MultiStream, Pre-Scan, Prevent Bleed-Through/Remove Background, Skip Blank Page, Text Enhancement, Text Orientation Recognition, Three-Dimensional Color Correction, Ultrasonic Double-Feed Detection, User Preferences

What's In The Box

What's In The Box Main R40 Unit AC Adapter USB Cable Setup Guide Power Cable Packing Materials Supplement for Cardiris and Readiris Warranty Card

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 R40

eCarePAK (Exchange Service)

Exchange Roller Kit

This is to make Misc appear on the page when needed.




* Subscription to a third-party cloud service required. Subject to third-party cloud service provider’s terms and conditions.
** Examples based on typical settings, rated in pages/images per minute with letter-sized documents at 200 dpi, landscape feeding direction. Actual speeds may vary based on PC performance and application software.
*** Calculations based on scanning speed and typical daily time of use.

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

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