HONG KONG, 28 August 2018 - Canon today launches the new CanoScan LiDE 300 ultra-slim flatbed scanner, which is only 42mm thick. Incorporated with Canon unique LiDE technology, the LiDE 300 offers extra lightness and durability. Canon devotes to the development of imaging technology, offers its users high quality scanning results. The scanner offers 2,400dpi superior high optical resolution and high-speed scanning an A4 size color documents at 300dpi takes only 10 seconds.
Ultimate Slim and Sleek Design
The brand new LiDE 300 ultra-slim flatbed scanner is outfitted with Canon’s unique Contact Image Sensor (CIS) and LED InDirect Exposure (LiDE) scanning technology, which take advantages of using a low power consumption LED light source, and small lens elements to reduce the number and size of individual components need to produce a scanner, while to boost to the image sensor to its best performance. As a result, the size can be achieved remarkably 42mm thick and a mere 1.7kg.
“Auto Document Fix” Function
The “Auto Document Fix” function is tailored for optimizing scan quality through document analysis and correction. It delivers beautiful and easy-to-view scan results with pictures in high color reproduction and sharp and clear text.
“Auto Document Fix” function uses area-by-area image analysis and optimization to achieve perfect scan results. Through multiple advanced image analyses and intelligent technologies, such as color composition analysis and intensity undulating analysis, segments among text characters, pictures and background of the original can be distinguished in high accuracy. Area-by-area correction is then applied to the text and picture segments based on the analysis result, while reducing the show-through problems in background. Texts are emphasized, blackened and with sharpening edge for easy reading, while the color tone and contrast of pictures are well maintained and natural-looking pictures are reproduced with dot smoothing. Hence the overall quality for scanned documents is enhanced.
2,400dpi Optical Resolution
LiDE 300 offers 2,400dpi optical resolution for high quality scanning. Scanning an A4 size color documents at 300dpi takes only 10 seconds.
4 EZ Buttons for Simple and Convenient Operation
CanoScan LiDE 300 is powered by a wide range of easy-to-use features to simplify scanning procedure. The 4 EZ buttons are situated on the front side of the scanner for one touch selection of frequently performed operations. These include a dedicated “Auto Scan” button - to initiate the Auto Scan Mode, a “Copy” button - to make copy from the attached printer and an “Send” button - to attach scanned documents or image directly as an email attachment for instant sending. Lastly, the “PDF” button allows for quick and easy multi-page document scanning procedures.
Automatic Correction Functions
To satisfy the desire of resulting perfect scanning image quality, the scanner introduced two worry-free image correction features: the “Auto Direction Correction” and “Gutter Shadow Correction”.
By activating the “Auto Direction Correction function” before saving the images into documents, scanner will detect the orientation of characters in the documents and rotates them automatically by 90 degrees or 180 degrees to fit vertically or horizontally, allowing users to enjoy reading without checking on the rotation function button every time.
To correct shadow formed by gutter at the center of book and magazine, Canon LiDE 300 employs the “Gutter Shadow Correction” function for brilliant scan results.
Power and Connection via a Single USB Cable
LiDE 300 is designed for a tidy workplace and environmental friendly. It requires only one convenient USB cable that provides both power and USB 2.0 high speed signal transmission with no additional AC adaptor. The power consumption is as low as 0.3W at standby mode, and only 4.5W at operation mode.
The sales date and suggested retail price of CanoScan LiDE 300 ultra-slim flatbed scanner will be announced shortly.
|Model||CanoScan LiDE 300|
|Optical resolution||2,400 dpi|
|Light source||3 Color LED|
|Scanning bit depth||Color||48 bit input*, 48 bit or 24 bit output|
|Grayscale||16 bit input, 8 bit output|
|Preview speed||Approx. 9 sec|
|Scanning speed||Color||Approx. 10 sec (A4 / 300 dpi)|
|Interface||USB 2.0 High speed|
|Maximum document size||A4/ LTR|
|Scanning buttons (EZ buttons)||4 buttons (PDF, Auto Scan, Copy, Send)|
|Gutter shadow correction||Support|
|Scan to PDF||Support|
|Power Supply||Power & connection via USB cable|
|Dimension (W x D x H)||250 x 367 x 42mm|
|Weight||Approx. 1.7 kg|
|Operation system||Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 SP1|
|OS X 10.11.6, Mac OS X 10.12 – 10.13|
|Warranty||1-year carry in warranty|
* Windows only
About Canon Hongkong Company Limited
Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ) was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera “Kwanon” in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-1100 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It is a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2017, Canon's global revenue was US$36.1 billion.
One of the company’s first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong and Macau. CHK adheres to Canon’s corporate philosophy of “kyosei”, which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 (Canon Digital Production Center) and OHSAS 18001 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: https://hk.canon.