Canon Scanfront 400 Document Scanner

  • 45 ppm | 85 sheets ADF
  • Network, ADF
  • Max paper size: A4
Powerful high-speed network scanner ideal for shared or decentralized scanning.
ScanFront 400 is a powerful standalone desktop network scanner offering fast, easy and reliable scanning of various document sizes and types directly to your business workflow in just few clicks – no PC or software required.
A bright, responsive 10.1″ (25.7 cm) TFT touchscreen provides a simple interface for all scanning operations with assigned job buttons for frequent settings and destinations.
25.7cm (10.1″) touch colour TFT display
Streamline your document workflows with quick, easy and direct scanning to email, network folders, FTP, USB memory, fax, or printers
A desk-friendly design and quiet operation make it perfect for both back office use and consumer-facing countertops in any size business

Scan more documents with ultrareliable, high-speed scanning at 45 pages per minute, and a large, durable 85-sheet ADF rated for up to 6,000 scans per day.


Make light work of scanning everything from A4, A5, and business cards to long document rolls (up to 3 metres), envelopes, plastic cards and passports.

Security comes as standard including password login, auto-logout, request for address confirmation before sending and remote management of users and settings.

Power and flexibility to integrate with document workflows using the customized metadata index files created with every scan, allowing for easy document classification.

  • Standalone – Intelligent network scanning
  • Duplex – Double-sided scanning
  • Network – Scan to Folder
  • FTP – Scan to FTP
  • Email – Scan to email
  • USB – Scan to USB memory
  • Printer – Scan to network printer
  • Fax – Scan to fax


General Product Information

Type ADF Network Document Scanner
Scanning sensor unit CMOS CIS 1 Line Sensor (x2)
Optical resolution 600dpi
Light source RGB LED
Scanning side Simplex/Duplex
Interface LAN: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (RJ-45 connector)
3x USB 2.0 (for USB Memory, Keyboard, Mouse, etc.)
Operation panel 10.1″ (TFT-LCD Touch Panel (WSGVA 1024 x 600)
Paper separation Retard Roller
Daily duty cycle Approx. 6,000 scans / day

Scanning Specifications

Black and White Speed 45ppm / 90ipm
Colour Speed 45ppm / 90ipm
Scanning resolution 100 x 100dpi / 150 x 150dpi / 200 x 200dpi /

300 x 300dpi / 400 x 400dpi / 600 x 600dpi

Scanning modes Black and White, Error Diffusion, Text Enhancement, 256-level Grayscale, 24-bit Colour, Auto Colour Detection
Scanning features Ultrasonic double feed detection, Double feed retry / release, Deskew, Folio Mode, Long document scanning, Skip Blank Page, Automatic document orientation, Background smoothing, Bleed-through reduction, Remove shadow, Colour drop-out / enhancement
File output TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PDF, PDF/A

Document Specifications

Paper Width: 50 – 216mm

Length: 54 – 356mm (3,048mm in Long Document Mode)

Thickness (separation ON): 27 – 209 g/m² (0.04 – 0.25mm)

Thickness (separation OFF): 27 – 255 g/m² (0.04 – 0.30mm)

Business card Size: 50 x 85mm

Thickness: up to 380g/m² (0.35mm)

Card Size: 54 x 86 mm (ISO Standard)

Thickness: 1.4 mm

Horizontal feeding only, max. 10 cards or 1 embossed

Passport Use optional passport carrier sheet

Thickness: up to 6mm (including carrier sheet)

Feeder capacity 60 sheets (80 g/m²)

Network Features

Scanning destinations Scan to Shared Folder

Scan to E-mail

Scan to FTP

Scan to FAX (via Internet fax service)

Scan to Printer (FTP printing)

Scan to USB Memory

Protocols TCP/IP (IPv4), DNS, DHCP, SMB, NTP, HTTP, FTP, SFTP, Secure sending (FTPS and SMTPS), WebDAV, LDAPS
IP address Obtained automatically (DHCP supported) or fixed
Directory support Active Directory (NTLM authentication)

OpenLDAP (simple authentication)


Software Tools ScanFront Administration Tool

Web Application Toolkit (SDK)¹

Physical Features

Dimensions (WxDxH) Trays closed: 305 × 282 × 230 mm

Trays opened: 305 × 629 × 366 mm

Weight Approx. 4.5kg
Power requirements AC100-240V (50/60Hz)
Power consumption Scanning: 40W or less

Sleep Mode: 2.0W or less

Power Turned Off: 0.5W or less

Operating environment Temperature: 10 – 32.5°C

Humidity: 20 – 80% RH

Environmental compliance RoHS and ENERGY STAR

Consumables and Accessories

Consumables Exchange Roller Kit (feed roller and retard roller), Carrier Sheet (Passport), Carrier Sheet (A4)
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