Canon DR-C240

Canon imageFORMULA DR-C240

Compact document scanner perfect for busy workgroups and customer-facing environments.

The imageFORMULA DR-C240 is an ultra-compact and powerful desktop scanner featuring a robust design and reliable paper handling for capturing multiple document sizes and formats, including passports.


  • Boost productivity with fast 2-sided scanning at up to 90ipm
  • Easily scan various types of documents including passports with one compact device
  • Enjoy peace of mind with supreme paper-handling reliability and durable construction
  • Enhance your environment with quiet operation, compact build and elegant design


Type Desktop Type Sheet Fed Scanner
Scanning sensor unit CMOS CIS 1 Line Sensor
Optical resolution 600dpi
Light source RGB LED
Scanning side Front / Back / Duplex
Interface High speed USB 2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH) Trays Closed: 291 x 253 x 231 mm
Trays Opened: 291 x 603 x 363 mm
Weight Approx. 2.8kg
Power requirements AC 100-240V (50/60Hz)
Power consumption Scanning: 19W or less
Sleep Mode: 1.4W or less
Power Turned Off: 0.1W or less
Operating environment 10 – 32.5 °C
Humidity: 20 – 80% RH
Environmental compliance RoHS and ENERGY STAR


Black and White 45ppm / 90ipm
Colour 30ppm / 60ipm
Output resolution 150 x 150dpi, 200 x 200dpi, 240 x 240dpi, 300 x 300dpi, 400 x 400dpi, 600 x 600dpi
Output mode Black & White/Error Diffusion/ Advanced Text Enhancement, Advanced Text Enhancement II, 8-bit Greyscale (256-Level), 24-bit Colour
Suggested Daily Duty Cycle Approx. 4000 scans


Width 50.8 – 216mm
Length 54 – 356mm
Thickness 27 – 209g/m² (0.06 – 0.25mm)
Long document mode 3000mm Max
Business card scanning Size: 50.8 x 85mm or larger
Thickness: Less than 0.45 mm
Plastic card scanning Size: 53.9 x 85.5mm
Thickness: 0.76mm (Embossed Card up to 1.4mm thick is supported)
Passport scanning Up to 4mm thick (via carrier sheet)
Paper separation Retard Roller Method
Feeder capacity 60-sheets (80g/m²)
Accessories & Supplies

Scanner accessories

Canon introduces a range of scanner options and scanner accessories to boost performance and enable work on the move.

Flatbed Scanner Unit 101

Simple to connect via USB cable, the optional Flatbed Scanner Unit 101 works across a wide range of Canon DR-series scanners. High-speed, high-resolution (1200 dpi) open A4 scanning is supported by a unique adjustable cover and ambient light control.

Flatbed Scanner Unit 201

Enjoy a seamless dual scanning operation with Canon Flatbed Scanner Unit 201 and the Canon imageFORMULA range providing greater versatility and precision when scanning books, journals and fragile documents up to A3.

SILEX SX-DS-4000U2_t


Scan server with Network 10/100/1000 Mbps interface for connecting a USB scanner to a local network.


Barcode Module

Software option allowing the ISIS/TWAIN driver to recognize scanned barcodes (standard sizes).


2D Code Module

Software option allowing the ISIS/TWAIN driver to recognize scanned 2D codes: QR, PDF417 and Data Matrix (standard sizes and current types).

Scanner supplies

Canon’s supplies for imageFORMULA document scanners allow you to maintain the performance and extend life of your scanner.


Roller Kit

Replacement roller kit for paper feeding mechanism. Includes retard roller and feed roller unit.

Passport Carrier Sheet_t

Passport Carrier Sheet

Re-usable protective carrier sheet for scanning a passport – clear front with white backing.