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CanoScan LIDE 400

Photo Scanner

Item Code: 2996C002AA


Scanner Type


Scanning Element

Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Light Source

Three Color (RBG) LED


5 'EZ' Buttons, Advanced Z-lid™ Expansion Top, Auto Dust & Scratch Reduction (Windows Only), Auto Document Fix (Windows Only), Auto Scan Mode3, Digital Filing, Fading Correction (Windows Only), Grain Correction (Windows Only), Gutter Shadow Correction (Windows Only), High-Speed Scanning1, Image Correction, Low Power Consumption, Multi-Page PDF, OCR (Optical Character Recognition)4, One Cable For Data & Power, Send to Cloud5, Upright Scanning

Scanner Buttons

5 'EZ' Buttons; Auto Scan, Copy, PDF x2 (Scan Start, Scan Finish), Send

Max. Resolutions

Optical:4800 x 4800 dpi2Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi2

Scanning Speed

Document: Approx. 8 Seconds (300 dpi/Letter Size/Color) 4x61
Photo: Approx. 4 Seconds (300 dpi/Color)1

Scanning Mode

Color: 48-bit Internal / 48-bit or 24-bit External
Grayscale: 16-bit Internal / 8-bit External

Max. Document Size

8.5 x 11.7 (Letter/A4)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

14.5 (W) x 9.9 (D) x 1.7 (H)


3.6 lbs.

OS Compatibility

Windows: 7 Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1
Mac: macOS® X v10.11 - macOS v10.13 (High Sierra)
Linux®:9 Requires ScanGear MP Driver Installed

Power Requirements

USB Type-C™ (One Cable For Data & Power)


CanoScan LiDE 400 Color Image Scanner Driver
IJ Scan Utility (Windows) / IJ Scan Utility Lite (Mac)
Auto Scan, Document Scan, Photo Scan, Custom Scan, Stitch Scan, and OCR (Optical Character Recognition)4
ScanGear MP Driver9
Quick Menu

Power Source

USB Type-C™ (One Cable For Data & Power)

Max. Power Consumption

4.5 W (0.3 W Standby)

Operating Temperature:

41 - 95°F (Without Condensation)

Operating Humidity:

10 - 90% (Relative Humidity)


1-Year Limited Warranty with InstantExchange Program.10


Energy Star® Certified


LiDE (LED Indirect Exposure)

CanoScan LiDE400 Color Image Scanner

CanoScan LiDE 400 Color Image Scanner CanoScan LiDE 400 Color Image Scanner Setup CD USB 2.0 Type-C™ Cable (USB A to Type-C) Vertical Stand (Clip-on)




  1. Color document scan speed (Color Letter/A4 300dpi) is measured with ISO/IEC 29183 Target-A. Color photo scan speed: (Color 4"x6" 300 dpi) is measured with ISO/JIS SCID No.2. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and when the on-screen status display turns off. Scan speed is measured using a USB 3.0 interface using the included USB cable on a PC, and may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.
  2. Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard. Increasing the scanning resolution will limit the maximum possible scanning area.
  3. Auto Scan Mode is available when scanning at a computer using IJ Scan Utility or IJ Scan Utility Lite software and selecting the 1-click feature then "Save to PC." or using the Auto Scan Mode 'EZ' button on select models. Auto Scan Mode is not available in upright scanning mode.
  4. Extracting text from scanned images (OCR (Optical Character Recognition)) is only available when extracting text when scanning via Document, Custom, or Driver settings using IJ Scan Utility/IJ Scan Utility Lite software on a compatible operating system. For more information, please see the product User Manual.
  5. Internet Connection Required. Requires active Cloud service account, and required software must be installed on computer for "Send To Cloud" function to work with those services.
  6. To install using Windows® OS, .NET Framework 4 is required. Compatible still image formats are PDF (created using Canon PDF Creator only), JPEG (Exif), TIFF, and PNG. Compatible video formats are MOV (from select Canon digital cameras only) and MP4 (from select Canon digital camcorders only).
  7. Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1.
  8. Internet Connection required during software installation. For full compatibility macOS v10.12.1 or later is recommended.
  9. Scanning on the Linux operating systems requires "ScanGear MP for Linux" scanner driver installed. Certain exceptions may apply.
  10. Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See www.usa.canon.com/support for details.

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

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