Canon CanoScan D646U ex

CanoScan Flatbed Photo & Document Scanners


Canon CanoScan D646U ex

The CanoScan D646U ex is a stylish and compact desktop scanner targeted at the budget conscious consumer

The CanoScan D646U ex is a stylish and compact 600 x 1200 dpi desktop scanner targeted at the budget conscious consumer.


  • High image quality
  • Easy to use with USB interface
  • Innovative 'Z-lid' expands to accommodate books and magazines

Detailed Features

The CanoScan D646U ex colour desktop scanner delivers high quality colour scanning at an affordable price. This stylish and compact unit is easy to set up with a Mac or PC to produce outstanding 600 x 1200 dpi resolution images. Its unique z-lid design means it can scan from larger documents such as books and magazines, and its powerful imaging and OCR software
guarantees superb results.

Product Specification

Type Desktop Colour Flatbed Scanner
Scanning element CCD
Light source Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
Optical resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
Selectable resolution 25 to 9600 dpi¹
Interface USB
Scanning gradation (colour) 42 bit input / 24 bit output
Scanning gradation (greyscale) 14 bit input / 8 bit output
Maximum document size A4 / Letter [216 x 297mm]
Preview speed Approx. 15 sec (excluding processing time)
Scanning speed (colour) 17.1 msec/line (600 dpi)
Scanning speed (greyscale) 11.8 msec/line (600 dpi)
Scanning speed (B&W) 11.8 msec/line (600 dpi)
Power supply AC Adapter
(AC Adapter types vary by region)
Power consumption 14W Operation power
4W Standby power
Dimensions 257.4 x 431.1 x 61 mm
Weight Approx. 2 kg
Operating range (temperature) 10°C to 35°C
Operating range (humidity) 10% to 90% RH (without condensation formation)
Supported Operating Systems Windows 98 (SE), 2000 Pro, Me, XP
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x, Mac OS X (Classic mode only)
Selectable resolution ¹ Increased resolution is a function of the ScanGear CS driver
  • All Specifications subject to change without notice
  • Scanning speeds include scan time only, data transfer time not included.
  • CanoScan and ScanGear are trademarks of Canon Inc.
  • Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies
  • Specification CEL 1.01 060802