Canon imageFORMULA DR-1210C

Document Scanners

Canon imageFORMULA DR-1210C

Enjoy easy, fast and versatile scanning.

Enhance efficiency, whatever the size of your business, with this compact and affordable workgroup scanner. Benefit from ease, speed, a high image quality and scanning versatility.


  • Compact and affordable workgroup scanner
  • Dual Functionality: Automatic
  • Document Feeder and Flatbed scanning
  • Easy operation
  • Long scanning life
  • High Image Quality
  • Fast, precision scanning
  • Powerful software applications

Detailed Features

Compact and affordable

With its stylish and space-saving design, the DR-1210C fits neatly into the smallest area. Place it on your desktop, a counter top or shelf and benefit from a compact and complete scanning solution at a highly competitive price.

Flexible dual functionality

Flexible dual functionality allows efficient scanning of a wide range of material. Scan multiple page documents with the Automatic Document Feeder and save time. Or scan books, passports, thick documents, fragile originals and even business cards by placing them on the glass platen for easy flatbed scanning.

Easy one-touch operation

Operate the DR-1210C with ease. Scan to print, scan to file or scan to email simply by pressing a single button on the control panel. Up to 50 specific jobs can also be pre-programmed on the 5 selectable job buttons, saving you time to get on with other tasks.

Dependable and durable

This work-hungry, robust scanner keeps working reliably day after day. Plus it’s built to last. The durable DR-1210C claims the longest scanning life in its class, for a maximum return on your investment.

High image quality

Get the high quality scans you’d expect from the most sophisticated scanners. An optical resolution reaching up to 600dpi captures the most intricate image details. 3-dimensional colour correction and a Colour Dropout feature enhance accuracy and efficiency.

Fast for all your work

Enjoy same speed scanning for all your documents - in full colour, black and white or greyscale. Scan everything at a rapid 12 pages per minute*. The result is that whatever work you’re handling you get the same productive output without any slowdown or worries.

* Simplex/A4 portrait/300dpi

Make light text legible

Scan light text, signatures or pencil marks without any problems using the advanced text enhancement mode. Other image processing functions include a ‘remove punch holes’ function, auto page size detection and skew correction.

CapturePerfect software: perfection at a touch

CapturePerfect software improves image quality significantly, so your digital documents often look even better than the originals. It also makes scanning, saving, sharing and printing documents easy. Other bundled software includes Adobe® Acrobat® Standard and OmniPage® SE. Plus Presto! BizCard Reader 5 SE manages your business cards easily and efficiently.

Product Specification


Type Automatic Sheet fed + flatbed scanner
Scanning Unit Sensor Automatic sheet feeding/ flatbed
Optical Resolution 600dpi
Light Source CCFL (Cold-Cathode Fluorescent Lamp)
Scanning Side ADF: Front Side Only & Flatbed
Scanning Speed (A4 300dpi Portrait)
Black & White: 12ppm (flatbed: Approx. 12 sec.)
Greyscale: 12ppm with JPEG Compression
Colour: 12ppm with JPEG Compression


Width ADF: 148-216mm, FB: Maximun 216mm
Length ADF: 100-356mm, FB: Maximum 297mm
Thickness ADF: 52-128gsm (0.06-0.15mm)


Pick Up 3.5mm or less with curl
(35 sheets or less with 80gsm)
Please fan the document over 10 sheets
Eject Same as Pick Up
Ejected face direction Face down


Paper Separation With Separation Pad


Output Resolution 100 x1 00dpi, 150 x 150dpi, 200 x 200dpi, 240 x 240dpi, 300 x 300dpi, 400 x 400dpi, 600 x 600dpi


Output Mode Binary B&W / Error Diffusion / Advanced Text Enhancement
Grayscale & Colour 8bit (256 levels) Greyscale


Interface 24bit colour
Dimensions (mm) With Paper Guide closed: 471 (W) x 380 (D) x 165 (H)
With Pager Guide opened: 471 (W) x 380 (D) x 240 (H)
Weight Approx. 6.1Kg
Bundled Software Scanner Drivers: ISIS/ TWAIN driver
Utility Softwares: CapturePerfect, Adobe Acrobat Standard, OmniPage SE, Presto! BizCard Reader


Consumable Feed Roller Unit (at 100k scans)
Separation Pad (at 50k scans)
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