Epson WorkForce DS40 Scanner

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DS40 9314020616075

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.


  • 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.

1Wirelessly scan to smartphones or tablets (Android/iOS devices) via the Epson DocumentScan app; wirelessly scan to the cloud, PCs or Macs with Epson Document Capture software, installed on the connected Windows PC or Mac.
2Applications must be installed on your Android or iOS device.
3Windows only.
4PC and Mac computers only, using Epson Scan or Epson Document Capture software.
5Maximum scan size for Mac is 8.5" x 14"; maximum scan size for Windows is 8.5" x 36".


WorkForce DS-40B11B225501
SCANNER TYPESheet Feed, Simplex A4 Colour Scanner
SCANNING METHODFixed carriage and moving document
Paper Supply: Manual feed (Face down)
OPTICAL SENSOR1200dpi Color CIS with 10368 pixels (output up to 600 dpi)
MAX EFFECTIVE PICTURE ELEMENT300 dpi : 2577 pixels / 600 dpi : 5154 pixels
MAX SCAN OUTPUT PIXELSMain 5,100 x Sub 8,400 pixels
Sub 600 dpi (Mechanical step is 600dpi)
PIXEL DEPTHColour Bit Depth : 48-bit internal / 24-bit external 
Greyscale Bit Depth : 16-bit internal / 8-bit external
OUTPUT IMAGE DATA1, 8, 24 bit (Selectable)
MAX SCAN AREA8.5 x 14 inches (216 x 356mm)
8.5” x 36 inches (216 x 914mm) (long paper mode)
DOCUMENT SIZEPlastic/Emboss card (Landscape scanning only), A4, A5, A6, B5, A8(portrait scanning only / Windows only) Business card, Letter, Legal and Custom sizes
PAPER SET POSITIONRight side of Document table (at main scan direction)
PAPER WEIGHT35-270g/m2
SIZE (W x D x H)300 (W) X 70 (D) x 42 (H)mm (Dimension exclude protrusion)
WEIGHTApprox 500g

Document Size: A4


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

Documents feed start to eject


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

INTERFACEUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed / WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Power: Light up when Ready. Blinking when Busy.
PUSH BUTTON1 Push Button: Scan (Start)
POWER SUPPLYFrom USB interface (Mini-B connector) / DC inlet (5V)
4 x AA Batteries (Type Alkaline, Lithium, Ni-MH)
Optional AC Adaptor
DAILY DUTY CYCLE25 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 (ver 5.0 not currently supported)

*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 baseStandard
Optional Additional 2 Year Warranty3YWDS40
Epson Warranty

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Usage Conditions
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This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.