Canon updates and upgrades CanoScan line

Canon announced today three new additions to their scanner line. The film and document scanner CanoScan 5600F and two document dedicated models, the LiDE200 and LiDE100. A few new upgrades have been added across the board. Besides powering up faster and scanning quicker, users now have the option of using the new Auto Scan Mode. A dedicated “SCAN” button is incorporated which lets the scanner automatically detect which type of document is being scanned.

Round up of features after the jump.


• Ability to scan up to six frames of a 35mm filmstrip or four 35mm slides at a maximum optical resolution of 4800 x 9600 dots-per-inch (dpi).

• Inculded white LED, which eliminates warm-up time while decreasing overall power consumption.

• Quick and Automatic Retouching and Enhancement (QARE) Level 3 technology, which aids in automatic dust, scratch, fading and graininess reduction,

• Ability scan letter-sized color documents at a resolution of 300 dpi in approximately 11 seconds.

• Built-in power source, an easier to open document cover and internally wired FAU cable.

• The estimated selling price for the CanoScan 5600F Color Image Scanner is $149.99.


• The CanoScan LiDE200 has a maximum optical resolution of 4800 x 4800 dpi while the CanoScan LiDE100 has a maximum optical resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi.

• Only one USB 2.0 high-speed cable is necessary for connecting to a computer and providing the necessary power.

• The QARE Level 3 technology, used with the CanoScan 5600F Color Image Scanner, is used for both of these scanners as well.

• With the enhanced PDF function, bulky documents can be filed easily and letter-sized color documents can be scanned on the CanoScan LiDE200 in approximately 14 seconds, while on the CanoScan LiDE100 the scan can be completed in approximately 24 seconds at a resolution of 300 dpi.

• The estimated selling price of the CanoScan LiDE200 Color Image Scanner is $89.99 and $59.99 for the CanoScan LiDE100 Color Image Scanner.