Canon CanoScan 8800F

CanoScan Flatbed Scanners

CanoScan 8800F

Canon CanoScan 8800F

High performance film, photo and document scanning

This top-of-range film, photo and document scanner is designed for photographers and creative agencies needing versatile scanner productivity: exceptional quality at the highest speed, with Zero Warm-up time.


  • A4, 300dpi scan in approx. 7 sec.
  • Zero Warm-up
  • Adapter for 12x 35mm filmstrip, 4x 35mm slides, 120 format
  • 4800x9600dpi*; 48 bit colour depth
  • Scan to PC, e-mail, PDF
  • 7 EZ buttons
  • Auto image correction
  • SilverFast SE & Adobe PhotoShop Elements software

Detailed Features


A 4800x9600dpi* sensor captures incredible detail, providing crisp images suitable for enlargement and high-resolution printing. The 48-bit colour depth ensures exceptionally accurate colour reproduction.


Scan an A4 page at 300dpi in approx. 7 seconds. There’s Zero Warm-up time to accelerate productivity. The USB2.0 High-Speed interface ensures speedy data transfer.

Film scanning

Scan 12x 35mm filmstrip and 4x 35mm mounted slides in a single operation (both negative and positive) using the built-in film adapter unit. It also supports 120 format film (max.6x22cm).


Scan documents and photos straight to email or to PDF. Create multi-page PDF documents complete with fast text searching.

Accurate Optical Character Recognition software converts printed text providing editable electronic documents without the hassle of retyping.


Although stylishly designed, this scanner is built for serious productivity: solid and robust.

Easy operation

Seven EZ scan buttons offer simple, one-touch operation. They can be programmed to handle the scanning tasks jobs you use most often. Four buttons are dedicated to scanning straight to PDF, including scanning in colour or mono.

Multi-photo mode

Scan up to 10 separate images in a single pass, with each filed separately. Multi-Photo automatically identifies, crops and straightens multiple images. It even recognises the type of original you use, whether film or photo.

Auto image correction

FARE Level 3 technology automatically restores scratched, damaged or faded film - saving you hours of manual retouching. QARE Level 3 performs the same functions for photo prints.

ScanGear software enables backlight compensation and reduces graininess, resulting from high-speed film.


A suite of powerful software tools deliver outstanding functionality and productivity. Take advantage of SilverFast SE and Adobe PhotoShop Elements as well as ArcSoft PhotoStudio, OmniPage and Presto! PageManager (PC only). MP Navigator EX makes operating your scanner and performing complex scanning operations from your PC simple.

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Product specification

Type Desktop Colour Flatbed Scanner with Film Adaptor Unit
Scanning element CCD 6-line colour
Light source White LED, Reflective and FAU
Optical resolution 4800x9600dpi¹
Selectable resolution 25 - 19200dpi
Interface 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)
Dimensions 272 x 479 x 100mm
Weight 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
Optical resolution ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard
Preview speed 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
Scanning speed (colour) 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
Supported Operating Systems ¹ SilverFast SE is compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OS X v 10.3~10.4
  • All Specifications subject to change without notice
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