Canon LIDE300 CanoScan LIDE 300 2400dpi Color Photo Flatbed Scanner

MFR# 2995C002
  • Scans at 2400 x 2400 dpi optical resolution, with 19,200 x 19,200 dpi interpolated resolution.
  • Features 48-bit color depth for high-quality images.
  • Scans documents measuring up to 8.5" x 11.7".
  • Scans a page in approximately 10 seconds.
  • Features auto dust and scratch reduction, auto document fix, fading correction, grain correction and gutter shadow correction. Available for Windows users only.
  • Auto scan mode, digital filing, high-speed scanning, image correction, multi-page PDF construction, optical character recognition and send-to-Cloud functions available to all users.
  • Includes 4 EZ buttons. Buttons are auto scan, copy, PDF (scan start) and send.
  • USB 2.0 interface provides easy high-speed data transfers.
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Simple and Compact Scanning
The CanoScan LiDE 300 makes document and photo scanning easy. With 10 second fast scanning, 4 'EZ' buttons and 2400 x 2400 dpi resolution, the CanoScan LiDE 300 packs great features in a compact design.

10 Second Fast Scanning & Send to The Cloud
Scan documents quickly and easily with fast scanning up to 10 seconds. Even Scan and send your files right to Cloud services, with Send to Cloud feature. With Send to Cloud you can easily upload your photos and documents right to Cloud services like Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox.

2400 x 2400 dpi Resolution for High Quality Scanning
Digitize documents and images thanks to 2400 x 2400 dpi resolution, and with image enhancements, such as fade correction and dust reduction, your photos will continue to look great. Enjoy ease of use with the 4 'EZ' buttons. With Auto Scan Mode, the scanner automatically adjusts settings by detecting what you are scanning, and the built-in PDF button, easily scan and save PDF's that are editable and searchable with OCR.

Scanner Type


Scanning Element

Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Light Source

Three-color (RGB) LED


4 'EZ' Buttons, Advanced Z-lid™ Expansion Top, Auto Dust & Scratch Reduction (Windows Only), Auto Document Fix (Windows Only), Auto Scan Mode3, Digital Filing, Fading Correction (Windows Only), Grain Correction (Windows Only), Gutter Shadow Correction (Windows Only), High-Speed Scanning1, Image Correction, Low Power Consumption, Multi-Page PDF, OCR (Optical Character Recognition)4, One Cable For Data & Power, Send to Cloud5

Scanner Buttons

4 'EZ' Buttons; Auto Scan, Copy, PDF (Scan Start), Send

Max. Resolutions

Optical:Optical: 2400 x 2400 dpi2Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi2

Scanning Speed

Document: Approx. 10 Seconds (300 dpi/Letter Size/Color) 4x61
Photo: Approx. 5 Seconds (300 dpi/Color)1

Scanning Mode

Color: 48-bit Internal / 48- or 24-bit External
Grayscale: 16-bit Internal / 8-bit External

Max. Document Size

8.5 x 11.7 (Letter/A4)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

14.5 (W) x 9.9 (D) x 1.7 (H)


3.6 lbs.

OS Compatibility

Windows: 7 Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1
Mac: 8 Mac OS® X v10.10.5 - macOS v10.13 (High Sierra)
Linux®:9 Requires ScanGear MP Driver Installed

Power Requirements

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (One Cable For Data & Power)


CanoScan LiDE 300 Color Image Scanner Driver
IJ Scan Utility (Windows) / IJ Scan Utility Lite (Mac)
Auto Scan, Document Scan, Photo Scan, Custom Scan, Stitch Scan, and OCR (Optical Character Recognition)4
ScanGear MP Driver9
Quick Menu

Max. Power Consumption

4.5 W (0.3 W Standby)

Operating Temperature:

41 - 95°F (Without Condensation)

Operating Humidity:

10 - 90% (Relative Humidity)


1-Year Limited Warranty with InstantExchange Program.10


Energy Star® Certified


LiDE (LED Indirect Exposure)

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