Quick tech specs
- Flatbed scanner
- USB 2.0
- Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
- 4800 dpi x 4800 dpi
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Sophisticated and stylish in design, this high-speed scanner expertly produces high-resolution copies of any document, photo or book
Canon CanoScan LiDE 400 - flatbed scanner - desktop - USB 2.0 is rated 3.60 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 5 out of 5 by JC97 from doesn't work with windows 10 don't buy I installed the program and drivers from the Canon website. when I try to print I keep getting an error message saying the scanner is not connected. I restarted my computer, uninstalled and reinstalled the program and connected the usb to all three of my usb ports and had my laptop charger connecting. Nothing works. do not but this scanner.
Date published: 2021-02-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ted123 from Great lightweight and portable scanner Excellent color, clarity, and speed. Upgraded from LIDE 200 and am very happy.
Date published: 2020-09-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by DoBetter Canon from Lasted Only a Year I bought this scanner from 2018-2019 and used it often due to homeschooling. I stored it away in my room at the end of 2019 and now in September of 2020 I pulled it out to use it and it doesn't work. It lasted as long as it was under warranty. Now it's past the warranty date and I'm out of a scanner which only worked for a year. Do not buy.
Date published: 2020-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thera from Love it for my art! Amazing quality scan, I'm using it for my art and the zoom is amazing on my paintings!. Thank you
Date published: 2020-08-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gollum from It works! Worked fine, I was leary buying this due to copyright laws, but my mom needed it and she sent her photos from the 1940's successfully. I was supposed to buy a printer with a built in scanner but I missed the boat on that one, and fixed it by buying a scanner after I had installed the printer. You can imagine how I felt when she wanted to scan and I tried to open the lid to suddenly realize that I had gotten a printer with no built in scanner! I didn't want to pay to return it so I kept it and thankfully found this scanner which will be a good tool to remind me to slow down and think before I scan something: to make sure that I don't copy anything that has the copyright logo on it unless I get permission first.
Date published: 2020-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by KSA from LiDE 400 Scanner Upgraded from an LiDE 200 - instructions seem too geeky even though I know what the scanner should do. No idea how to use the scanner in its upright position?
Date published: 2020-07-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by L Jurado from I am excited. Great product so far. It goes hand in hand with Adobe Photoshop.
Date published: 2020-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kevin Cousineau from Cano Scanner LIDE 400 Review This was a replacement for an older Canon scanner. It worked perfectly from the moment we set it up. Does what we expect. Great resolution and excellent color copies. The on screen menu is a little slow to come up but overall this is a great buy.
Date published: 2020-10-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by RonD from Excellent bang for your buck! Great lightweight unit, excellent value, easy to setup and use.
Date published: 2020-06-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nancy H from A great scanner for photos and for a great price The system is easy to set up and takes a few minutes to learn the software. I am primarily using it to scan several decades of photos that I want to store in digital format. I find the colors are not quite true but the ease of having thousands of family photos (some going back to the late 19th and early 20th century is worth the tradeoff on color tone. The images come out clear and I am happy with it. I would have given it 5 stars if the colors were perfect.
Date published: 2020-07-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by BreccaM1993 from Not compatible with Windows 10. I bought the scanner with the hopes it would easily link up with Windows 10 but no such luck. Tried it with 4 different Windows 10 products and one product with Windows 8.1... wouldn't work with any of them.
Date published: 2020-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Starduster from lIde 400 Good product and software package, easy to use woks well. Excellent price point.
Date published: 2020-07-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1984Poke from Excellent quality scans. I used this scanner very heavily immediately after getting it, making 2,600+ scans within a week for a high priority project. It worked extremely well, producing high quality scans. The software allows lots of useful options for adjusting the quality of the scan, the hard drive location for storing the files, etc. My only knock is it took a bit to figure out the scanning software but, once I did, I found this Canon scanner to be extremely useful. I recommend this unit highly.
Date published: 2020-07-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by UDon from Works perfectly out of the box. Works perfectly out of the box. Software is easy to understand and I was able to figure out quickly how to push the resolution limits as I hope to on special scanning projects.
Date published: 2020-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by RQuinn from CanoScan LiDE 400 Portable and works great. This is the second one I have owned.
Date published: 2020-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Grmpy from Does as promised. Very functional and does as promised. Did not give it 5 stars because of software. There should be one software package, not 2, that combines all the functionality under one roof. Learning which software package to use for a particular type of scan is taking longer than it should.
Date published: 2020-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by dan2 from Works fine, only about 4x faster than my 15 year old scanner Works fine, only about 4x faster than my LiDE 25 that was made 15 years ago. The technology only progresses at this rate? Had to upgrade because software has been discontinued for the old scanner. If the software wasn't discontinued I wouldn't have upgraded. So you win, Canon.
Date published: 2020-01-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by VK2FVAX from Bad Linux Support Linux support is minimal and had to hack around greatly to compile it. Proprietry libs required even in the source code version. Used Ubuntu 18.04LTS. Works. No options beyond "scan size" being A4/Letter to Jpeg or PDF. No options for resolution. Scan button. Scan quality is fine, but expect a troublesome utility that when it does work, you'll be editing in Gimp or so to turn it into something useful.
Date published: 2019-07-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by aerikman from dissapointind product i choose it at it is small and ligth. but the resuls of the softwre is poor. i planned to use it for pictures but a digital camera scan software has better result. so what is the sense to buy it????. perating is w10.
Date published: 2020-01-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by chris111 from Linux I bought this scanner because it has a linux driver. Unfortunately, the software that is provided for linux is rudimentary and does not meet the needs for basic office use.
Date published: 2019-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by John8530 from Great value Is everything advertised and more. Easy to use and travel well. Works well with both my laptop and tablet. Would love to have a Type c converter for the Type A connector
Date published: 2019-03-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Noswad from Couldn't get it to talk to my Mac I couldn't get this scanner to talk to my Mac. I talked with a Canon technician for 45 minutes and then an Apple technician for 30 minutes and the latter advised me to take it back.
Date published: 2019-02-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by BDP410 from Disappointed Terrible quality and resolution. Very difficult to save
Date published: 2020-03-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bill182 from top 5 in its class. The scanner is great! Would have given 5 star but I haven't tried all the functions yet perfect size and a small amount of learning curve. Customer service was really great helping me with ordering. I just can't beleave how far they come with the new scanners!
Date published: 2020-05-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by LeighfromDallas from Easy and Great Value The CanoScan Lide 400 scanner is a great value (money-wise as well as delivering a quality and clear result every single time. This scanner has the ability to option multiple pages; gives clear and concise prompts on how to do so. There are no codes to input or complicated instructions; simply load the scans facing down with the top of the scan toward the front of the scanner instead of the back of the scanner. Easy-peasy. Thanks for the easiest scanner I have ever encountered.
Date published: 2020-03-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by FituserID2rules from It's okay - maybe expectations too high for this price point. Instructions aren't clear on how to obtain the maximum resolution that this scanner is supposed to support. Included software for "stitching" scan was disappointing. It only works to combine two images side by side you apparently can't combine top and bottom (like to scan a legal document - hello). Granted I can scan most legal documents in my other sheet feeder scanner but I was hoping to use this flatbed for some old and really fragile items. Noisy even on "quiet" setting but seems to work fine.
Date published: 2022-06-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by JustinB from Poor service Still haven't receive the item after a month and a half. But you've taken my money. No time frame provided.
Date published: 2022-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by PaulG from CanoScan LIDE 400 I like the size of the scanner... the hardware scans very nice images. However, the communications between the PC and the scanner seems to get lost once in awhile if you wait too long between scans. Restarting the application resolves the problem. Don't know if this is a hardware or a software issue. For the money... it can't be beat!
Date published: 2022-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by NKN from Don’t buy! Scanner is being sold as 4800dpi when in reality, the crude software lets you only choose 600dpi as reolution
Date published: 2021-06-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tom Cabot from New scanner model Always liked Canon scanners. Great to see a new model on the market.
Date published: 2021-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by mike14 from Outstanding value! I purchased the scanner in early February, 2021. My wife and I use the LIDE 400 to scan photos and make copies of financial documents. Installation was quick and easy. Operation is straightforward. The software user-interface is intuitive, and -- for many applications -- it is possible to simply use the buttons on the front of the scanner. Given its low price, I was skeptical that the performance of the LIDE 400 would be satisfactory, but decided to take a chance. Glad I did.
Date published: 2021-07-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Benedict from Works Well For Scanning My Illustrations I primarily have been using this scanner to scan my illustrations so that I can digitally paint them and so far it has been great for my needs. It’s quick and light but, like almost all flatbed scanners, I wish that it felt more sturdy so that I felt confident that I could carry it around in a backpack without it breaking. But I can live with just using it at home and I also like that it only requires a single usb cable to work. I would say that I’m very happy with this scanner :-
Date published: 2021-12-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by JJF from CanoScan LiDE 400 Scan Resolution Great product. Instruction Manual could be more user friendly, /jpg' resolution limited to 600 dpi. Fully scan capability only available in 'tiff' format for photos. 4800 dpi setting has not been found.
Date published: 2021-11-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brian1 from AutoScan Does Nothing For Me I just want a JPEG from AutoScan, and it only goes me a PDF. What is Canon thinking?
Date published: 2022-03-04T00:00:00-05:00