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imageFORMULA RS40 Photo and Document Scanner

Document Scanner

Item Code: 5209C001AA


  • Create lasting memories with digital photo scrapbooks or montages
  • Share photo images with family and friends or easily save them to the cloud*
  • Up to 1200 dpi resolution for high quality files
  • One touch scanning
  • Scans both sides of an item at the same time, in color
  • Up to 60 documents in automatic feeder
  • Canon CaptureOnTouch scanning software for Windows and Mac
  • Photographic image enhancement feature- red eye correction fading correction and more
  • Scan and save as PDF, JPG, TIF even PPTX files
  • Backed by a one-year limited warranty for advanced exchange service
  • Canon’s customer service for the imageFORMULA RS40 is 100% U.S.-based US-based technical support
Handles both photos and documents, in varying item sizes, and saves to multiple file formats including PDF, JPG, TIF, and more.
  • Backed by a one-year limited warranty for advanced exchange service
  • Canon’s customer service for the imageFORMULA RS40 is 100% U.S.-based US-based technical support


Model Name

imageFORMULA RS40 Photo and Document Scanner


Photo and Document Scanner

Document Feeding

Automatic or Manual

Document Size

Width: 2.0”-8.5”
Length: 2.1”-14.0”

Long Document Mode

up to 118.1”

Document Weight

7-56 lb Bond

Feeder Capacity

Up to 60 sheets
Up to 40 photos


8 bit



Light Source


Scanning Element

One-line Contact Image Sensor

Optical Resolution

Up to 600 dpi

Output Resolution

150/200/300/400/600/1200 (interpolated)

Scanning Speeds

Photos: Up to 30 ppm**
Documents: Up to 40 ppm**


USB 2.0

Dimensions (H x W x D)

9.6” X 11.4” X 9.9” (trays closed)


6.6 lbs.

Power Consumption

22W or less (Energy Saving Mode: 1.7W)

Suggested Daily Volume

4000 scans***

Bundled Software

Canon CaptureOnTouch Scanning software, TWAIN Driver

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit) Windows 10 (32 bit/64 bit), MacOS 10.14, MacOS 10.15, MacOS11

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, Auto Photo Fix, Red Eye Correction, Face Sharpener, Paper Texture Correction, Fading Correction

What's In The Box

What's In The Box
  • Scanner Main Unit
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Setup Guide
  • Power Cable
  • Packing Materials
  • eCarePAK Flyer
  • Warranty Card
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Carrier Sheet

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.


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.
**  Photos: Up to 30 ppm when scanning a color 4” x 6” at 300 dpi in color. Documents: Up to 40 ppm when scanning a letter-sized document at 200 dpi, landscape-feeding direction. Actual speeds may vary based on computer performance and application software.
*** Calculations based on scanning speed and typical daily time of use.

As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Canon U.S.A., Inc. has qualified this model as meeting the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency criteria through an EPA recognized certification body. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks.

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

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