Epson® - WorkForce DS-40 Color Portable Scanner

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WorkForce DS-40 Color Portable Scanner by Epson®. 48-bit Color, 16-bit Grayscale, USB, 600 dpi OpticalThe wireless portable scanner for smartphones, tablets, computers and more.


Eco Features:

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay Transport Partner

Scan Specifications:

Scanner 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 to 80% (no condensation)

Daily Duty Cycle: 250 pages


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)


1 Maximum scan size for Mac is 8.5" x 14"; maximum scan size for Windows is 8.5" x 36".

2 From start of paper feed.

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") to smartphones, tablets, laptops or cloud services including Google Drive, Evernote and SharePoint. With tools such as text enhancement, skew correction, Color Enhancement and Color Drop Out, scanning documents into editable text and searchable PDFs 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.

Epson® is an industry-leading maker in the printer, professional imaging, projector, scanner, system devices and factory automation solutions. The brand goes the extra mile to offer high-performance products that exceed its customers' expectations. As an innovator and forward-thinking company, Epson is constantly seeking new ways to help you tackle a variety of tasks more easily and efficiently. When it comes to your work or home, Epson has you covered with a diverse line of sophisticated printers, scanners, projectors, wearables, robots, as well as the highest-quality ink and paper to bring your best ideas in high-end quality. These are advanced tools ready to create fine works of art, in vivid colors and with dazzling clarity of details. Epson’s line of compact desktop and large format printers, photo and POS printers, all-one printing solutions, mobile, desktop and flatbed scanners, interactive and large venue projectors and many more will dramatically help customize workflows. Epson’s long tradition of introducing efficient, precise products will continue into the future – with the continued development of some of the most advanced micromechantronics capabilities for ultra-fine, high-precision processing.

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