Canon CanoScan 8800F Specifications


Desktop Colour Flatbed Scanner with Film Adaptor Unit

Scanning element

CCD 6-line colour

Light source

White LED, Reflective and FAU

Optical resolution


Selectable resolution

25 - 19200dpi


USB2.0 Hi-Speed

Scanning gradation (colour)

48 bit input -> 48/24 bit output

Scanning gradation (greyscale)

48 bit input -> 16 bit (Film scanning only) / 8 bit output


Maximum document size

A4 / Letter [216 x 297mm]

EZ-Scan Buttons

7 buttons (PDF x 4, COPY, PHOTO/FILM, E-MAIL)

Preview speed

Approx. 3 sec¹²

Scanning speed (colour)

1.0 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)

Scanning speed (greyscale)

1.0 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)

Scanning speed (B&W)

1.0 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)

Scan speed (A4, 300dpi, Colour)

Approx. 7 sec


Film Handling

35 mm strip (negative/positive) /12 frames

Slide (negative/positive) /4 frames

120 format film / max 6x22cm (filmstrip only)

Film scanning features

FARE Level 3 (Film Automatic Retouching & Enhancement) with Reconstruction of Colour, Grain correction, Backlight correction


Power supply

AC adapter

Power consumption

18 W max (operating);

1.5W (standby)

1.0W (switch-off)


272 x 479 x 100mm


Approx. 4.2kg

Operating range (temperature)

10 ºC to 35 ºC

Operating range (humidity)

10% to 90% RH (20% to 80% RH for film scanning), without condensation formation

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Mac OS X v 10.2.8~v 10.4¹

Operating system requirements

Software included: ScanGear, MP Navigator EX, Solution Menu, OmniPage SE, ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Presto! PageManager (PC only), Adobe Photoshop Elements, SilverFast SE


All Specifications subject to change without notice

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Specification CEL 1.0


¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard

¹ The fastest speed in USB 2.0 Hi-Speed on Windows PC. Transfer time to computer is not included

² Preprocessing time is not included

¹ Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off. Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size

¹ SilverFast SE is compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OS X v 10.3~10.4