Epson WorkForce DS-40

Document Scanners
The wireless portable scanner for smartphones, tablets, computers and more
Perfect for busy professionals, the Epson WorkForce DS-40 is designed for simple and effective document management within the home, office or mobile environments. Businesses who have a requirement to scan receipts, brochures, cards or other documents can improve retrieval time and desk space with the Epson DS-40. Similarly, the Epson WorkForce DS-40 is designed for business people who are engaged in field work, which requires simple and effective digitizing of paperwork for immediate sharing.
Key Features & Benefits
  • Wirelessly scan critical documents scan and send receipts, statements, business/ plastic I.D. cards to your smartphone, tablet, Mac, PC or popular cloud services1
  • Lightweight and travel-friendly at 500g, get the portability you need to capture data while on the road; battery or USB power source
  • Scan directly to popular cloud services1 scan to Google Drive, Evernote,SharePoint, OneNote, SugarSync, OneDrive, Dropbox and more2
  • Create editable text and searchable PDFs3 OCR and document management suite included for PDF and PDF/A files (Windows only)
  • Powerful software included Epson Document Capture Pro, ABBYY,FineReader, Presto! BizCard and Epson Scan
  • Connect to document management software TWAIN driver supported
  • Advanced colour and image adjustments made easy Variable Colour Enhance, Colour Dropout and other innovative features4
  • Versatile scanning for a variety of originals scan from business cards and other important business documents
Epson WorkForce DS-40
Stay organised and go paperless, wherever business takes you, with the WorkForce DS-40 wireless portable colour document scanner. At just 500g, you can easily slip it into your briefcase and go.

The wireless portable scanner for smartphones, tablets, computers and more
Quickly scan receipts, business cards and more to smartphones, tablets, laptops or cloud services1 including Google Drive, Evernote and SharePoint2. With tools such as text enhancement, skew correction, Colour Enhancement and Colour Dropout4, scanning documents into editable text and searchable PDFs3 has never been easier. It also includes a TWAIN interface to support third-party document management software.
Battery-powered and lightweight, the DS-40 is perfect for busy mobile professionals.

Organisation on the go
Weighing just 500g, the WorkForce DS-40 is the ideal choice for busy professionals on the go. Take it with you in your shoulder bag or briefcase and quickly capture data in the office or on the road.
Connect the scanner to your laptop as a power source. Or, leave the USB cable at home — the DS-40 features battery operation for the ultimate in portability. An optional AC adapter is also available.
Mobile scanning made easy. Wirelessly scan to smartphones and tablets1
Scan documents directly to your iOS/Android smartphone or tablet with the Epson DocumentScan App.

You can preview the scanned data and send it to email, directly to other applications, or to the cloud1.
Edit scanned pages multi-page rotation or re-ordering
Auto document size detection up to 215mm x 35.5mm
Auto image type detection
Epson WorkForce DS-40
Special scanning features included
You can preview the scanned data and send it to email, directly to other applications, or to the cloud1.
Clear, crisp image quality up to 600 dpi resolution
Auto document size detection up to 215mm x 355mm
Scan documents up to 215mm x 910mm5
Text enhancement for Colour, Black-and-White and Greyscale4 for improved OCR accuracy
Auto image type detection
Image skew correction4
Removes punch holes from scanned images4
Colour Enhance4

Colour Enhance allows users to select and enhance a Colour from the RGB Colour channels when scanning in Black-and-White. This can help bring out a particular element that might not otherwise show up clearly in a Black-and-White scan, such as a signature made with a light-blue pen.



Epson WorkForce DS-30 B11B225501
SCANNER TYPE Sheet Feed, Simplex A4 Colour Scanner
SCANNING METHOD Fixed carriage and moving document
Paper Supply: Manual feed (Face down)
OPTICAL SENSOR 1200dpi Color CIS with 10368 pixels (output up to 600 dpi)
MAX EFFECTIVE PICTURE ELEMENT 300 dpi : 2577 pixels / 600 dpi : 5154 pixels
MAX SCAN OUTPUT PIXELS Main 5,100 x Sub 8,400 pixels
Sub 600 dpi (Mechanical step is 600dpi)
PIXEL DEPTH Colour Bit Depth : 48-bit internal / 24-bit external
Greyscale Bit Depth : 16-bit internal / 8-bit external
OUTPUT IMAGE DATA 1, 8, 24 bit (Selectable)
MAX SCAN AREA 8.5 x 14 inches (216 x 356mm)
8.5 x 36 inches (216 x 914mm) (long paper mode)
DOCUMENT SIZE Plastic/Emboss card (Landscape scanning only), A4, A5, A6, B5, A8(portrait scanning only / Windows only) Business card, Letter, Legal and Custom sizes
PAPER SET POSITION Right side of Document table (at main scan direction)
PAPER WEIGHT 35-270g/m2
SIZE (W x D x H) 300 (W) X 70 (D) x 42 (H)mm (Dimension exclude protrusion)
WEIGHT Approx 500g

Document Size: A4


200dpi, B/W
200dpi, Colour
300dpi, B/W
300dpi, Colour
600dpi, B/W
600dpi, Colour

Documents feed start to eject


10 sec
10 sec
10 sec
10 sec
30 sec
30 sec

*Scanning speed test results vary according to system configuration, dpi setting, and scan mode setting.

INTERFACE USB 2.0 Hi-Speed / WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Power: Light up when Ready. Blinking when Busy.
PUSH BUTTON 1 Push Button: Scan (Start)
POWER SUPPLY From USB interface (Mini-B connector) / DC inlet (5V)
4 x AA Batteries (Type Alkaline, Lithium, Ni-MH)
Optional AC Adaptor
DAILY DUTY CYCLE 25 scans per day
USB2.0 High-Speed* Microsoft Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x
MacOS X 10.5.8 - 10.9.x
iOS 5.x or later
Android 4 or later

*USB2.0 Host Driver by Microsoft is required
++The functionality of the USB port(s) must be ensured by the vendor of the Host.

12 months return to base Standard
Optional Additional 2 Year Warranty 3YWDS40
Epson Warranty

ENERGY STAR Partner As an International ENERGY STAR Partner, Epson has determined that this product meets the International ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.   Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other names and company names used herein are for identification purpose only and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. All print samples shown herein are simulations. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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Warranty: 1 Year Return to Base

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