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Epson WorkForce DS-40

Epson WorkForce DS-40
Brand: Epson
Category: Portable Scanners
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Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Features 8 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10

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.

Model: B11B225201
Resolution: 600 dpi
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 8 CompatibleWindows 7 CompatibleApple Mac Compatible
    • 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 features4
    • Versatile scanning for a variety of originals — scan from business card size up to 8.5″ x 36″1

Eco Features

    • RoHS compliant
    • Recyclable product6
    • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner7

What’s in the Box

  • WorkForce® DS-40 Scanner
  • USB cable
  • Install CD
  • Setup guide
  • Carrying bag
  • Calibration and cleaning sheets
  • 4-AA batteries


One year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada


General Specification

Technology Color CIS
Light Source RGB 3 colors LED (CIS)
Document feeding mode ADF
Optical Resolution (dpi) 1200
File Formats JPEG, TIFF, multi-TIFF, PDF, searchable PDF
Grayscale mode 8-bit
Color mode 24 bit
Dimensions (WxDxH) 11.65" x 2.75" x 1.65"
Weight 1.1 lb
Interface USB 2.0
Recommended Daily Volume 250 pages
OS Support 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
Bundled 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)


Ultrasonic paper jam detection No
Long Paper Mode Yes
Card Scan Yes

Scan Size

ADF Minimum Portrait 2" x 2.9", Landscape: 3.4" x 2.1"
ADF Maximum 8.5" x 14", 8.5" x 36"

Scanning Speed

ADF Speed (ppm) ADF Speed pages per minute 7.5 PPM


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