Canon CanoScan 9000F Photo, Film and Document Scanner

This top-of-range film, photo & 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

High performance film, photo and document scanning

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


Desktop Colour Flatbed Scanner with Film Adaptor Unit

Scanning element

CCD 12-line colour

Light source

White LED

Optical resolution

9600×9600dpi (film)¹
4800×4800dpi (reflective documents)¹

Selectable resolution

25 – 19200dpi


Hi-Speed USB

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 (PDFx4, AUTO SCAN, COPY, E-MAIL)

Preview speed

Approx. 3 sec

Scanning speed (colour)

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

Scanning speed (greyscale)

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

Scanning speed (B&W)

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

Scan speed (A4, 300dpi, Colour)

Approx. 7 sec

Film Handling

35mm strip (negative/positive)/12 frames, 35mm slides (negative/positive)/4 frames, 120 format film max 6 x 22cm (filmstrip only)

Software included

ScanGear, MP Navigator EX, ArcSoft PhotoStudio, SilverFast SE, Adobe Photoshop Elements

Power supply

AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

approx. 15W (Operating)
approx. 0.9W (Standby)
approx. 0.5W (Switch-off)


approx. 270 x 480 x 111mm


approx. 4.6kg

Operating range (temperature)

10 degrees C to 35 degrees C

Operating range (humidity)

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

Operating system requirements

Common: CD-ROM drive
Windows: Internet Explorer 6 or higher, display resolution SVGA 800 x 600 or higher
Windows 7: (Processor: 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, RAM: 1 GB of RAM (32-bit)/2 GB of RAM (64-bit))
Windows Vista, Vista SP1, SP2: (Processor: 1 GHz processor, RAM: 512mb)
Windows XP SP2, SP3, Windows 2000 Professional SP4: (Processor: 300MHz, RAM: 128mb)
Mac OS: Safari, display resolution XGA 1024 x 768, Mac OS Extended FS or Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Mac OSX 10.6: (Processor: Intel Processor, RAM: 1 GB)
Mac OSX 10.5: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster), RAM: 512mb)
Mac OSX 10.4.11: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, G4, G3, RAM: 256mb)

Optical resolution

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

Preview speed

Preprocessing time is not included

Scanning speed (colour)

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

Scanning speed (greyscale)

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

Scanning speed (B&W)

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

Scan speed (A4, 300dpi, Colour)

Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. 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 etc.


All Specifications subject to change without notice.

CanoScan and ScanGear are trademarks of Canon Inc. Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks,

or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.

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