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Epson WorkForce DS-40 Color Portable Scanner


The wireless portable scanner for smartphones, tablets, computers and more.
Stay organized and go paperless, wherever business takes you, with the WorkForce DS-40 wireless portable document scanner. At 1.1 lb, you can easily slip it into your briefcase and go. Quickly scan receipts, business cards and more (up to 8.5" x 36"1) to smartphones, tablets, laptops or cloud services2 including Google Drive™, Evernote® and SharePoint®3. With tools such as text enhancement, skew correction, Color Enhancement and Color Drop Out4, scanning documents into editable text and searchable PDFs5 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.
Resolution: 600 dpi

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 8 CompatibleWindows 7 CompatibleApple Mac Compatible
Key Features 
  • Wirelessly scan critical documents scan and send receipts, statements, business/plastic cards and more to your smartphone, tablet, Mac, PC or popular cloud services2
  • Lightweight and travel-friendly at 1.1 lb, get the portability you need to capture data while on the road; battery or USB power source
  • Scan directly to popular cloud services2 scan to Google Drive, Evernote, SharePoint, OneNote, SugarSync, OneDrive, Dropbox, and more3
  • Create editable text and searchable PDFs5 OCR and document management suite included for PDF and PDF/A files
  • Powerful software included Epson Document Capture Pro, ABBYY FineReader, Presto! BizCard and Epson Scan
  • Connect to document management software TWAIN driver supported
  • Advanced color and image adjustments made easy Variable Color Enhance, Color Dropout and other innovative features
  • Versatile scanning for a variety of originals scan from business card size up to 8.5" x 36"
Eco Features
  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product6
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner
What's in the Box
  • WorkForce® DS-40 Scanner
  • USB cable
  • Install CD
  • Setup guide
  • Carrying bag
  • Calibration and cleaning sheets
  • 4-AA batteries
Type: Sheet Fed, Simplex, A4, color scanner
Scan Method: Fixed carriage and moving document
Paper Supply: Manual feed (face down)
Optical Sensor: 1200 dpi color CIS with 10,368 pixels (output up to 600 dpi)
Max. Effective Picture Element:
  • 300 dpi: 2577 pixels
  • 600 dpi: 5154 pixels
Max. Scan Output Pixels:
  • Up to 300 dpi: 2550 x 10,800 pixels (300 dpi, 8.5" x 36")
  • Over 300 dpi: 5100 x 8400 pixels (600 dpi, 8.5" x 14")
Scanning Resolution:
  • Main 600 dpi, sub 600 dpi (mechanical step: 600 dpi)
  • Main 300 dpi, sub 300 dpi (mechanical step: 300 dpi)
Output Resolution: 50 1200 dpi
Pixel Depth:
  • Color Bit Depth: 48-bit internal / 24-bit external
  • Grayscale Bit Depth: 16-bit internal / 8-bit external
Output Image Data: 1, 8, 24 bit (Selectable)
Light Source: RGB 3 color LED
Max. Scan Area: 8.5" x 14", 8.5" x 36"1 Long Paper Mode
Minimum Size: Portrait 2" x 2.9", Landscape: 3.4" x 2.1"
Document Size: Plastic/embossed card, A4, A5, A6, B5, A8, letter, legal and custom sizes
Paper Set Position: Right side of document table (at main scan direction)
Edge Guide: 2" 8.6"
Interface: USB 2.0 Mini Type-B receptacle, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Security: WEP (64/128 bit), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
Setup: WPS, Epson Easy Setup
Scanner Speed:
  • 200 dpi (B/W / Color)2: Letter - 8.0 sec / 8.0 sec, A4 - 10 sec / 10 sec
  • 300 dpi (B/W / Color)2: Letter - 8.0 sec / 29 sec, A4 - 10 sec / 10 sec
  • 600 dpi (B/W / Color)2: Letter - 29 sec / 29 sec, A4 - 30 sec / 30 sec
Power Supply: USB interface (Mini-B connector), DC Inlet (5 V)
Power Requirements
  • Rating: 5 V, 0.5 A
  • Operating: Approx. 2.5 W
  • Ready: Approximately 1.3 W
  • Sleep: Approximately 1.3 W
  • Unconfigured: Approximately 0.5 W
  • Suspend: Approximately 0.0125 W
  • Off: Approximately 0.0125 W
AC Adapter:
  • Rating: 5 V, 2.0 A
  • Operating: Approximately 5.5 W
  • Ready: Approximately 3.5 W
  • Sleep: Approximately 3.0 W
  • Off: Approximately 0.4 W
AC Adapter Specification:
  • Rated input voltage: 100 ~ 240 V
  • Frequency: 50 ~ 60 Hz
  • Input current: 1.0 A
  • Output current: 5 V, 2.0 A
  • Rating: 6 V
  • Power consumption: 3.5 W, battery life is approximately 250 sheets (A4, 300 dpi color scan continuously with 4 AA alkaline batteries)
  • 4 AA Batteries: Type Alkaline, Lithium, Ni-MH
System Requirements
Compatible Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.x
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.9.x
  • iOS 5.x or later
  • Android 4 or later
Size: 11.65" x 2.75" x 1.65"
Weight: 1.1 lb without batteries
Warranty: One-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada
Environmental Conditions:
  • Operating: 10 to 95 F (10 to 35 C)
  • Storage: 77 to 140 F (25 to 60 C)
Humidity: 10 80% (no condensation)
Reliability: 30,000 scans of A4 paper
Daily Duty Cycle: 25 scans per day
Included Software: Epson Scan, Epson Document Capture Pro, Epson Net Config, Epson Net Setup, ABBYY FineReader Sprint OCR, NewSoft Presto! BizCard OCR (Windows on CD, Mac via web download)
Maximum scan size for Mac is 8.5" x 14"; maximum scan size for Windows is 8.5" x 36".
From start of paper feed.

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Warranty: 1 Year Return to Base

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