Epson WorkForce DS-40 Portable Scanner User’s Guide

Stay organized and go paperless, wherever business takes you, with the WorkForce DS-40 wireless portable document scanner. At 1.1 lb, you can easily slip it into your briefcase and go. Quickly scan receipts, business cards and more (up to 8.5″ x 36″) to smartphones, tablets, laptops or cloud services including Google Drive, Evernote and SharePoint. With tools such as text enhancement, skew correction, Color Enhancement and Color Drop Out, scanning documents into editable text and searchable PDFs has never been easier. It also includes a TWAIN interface to support third-party document management software. Battery-powered and lightweight, the DS-40 is perfect for busy mobile professionals.

Scanner Basics

Scanner Parts Locations
Powering Your Scanner
Changing the Power Off Setting

Loading Originals

Loading Originals in the Input Slot
Original Document Loading Capacity
Plastic Card Loading Capacity

Wi-Fi Networking

Connection Mode Switch
Manual Network Connection Setup
Connecting to an Existing Wi-Fi Network
Direct Wi-Fi Mode Setup
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Epson DocumentScan App for iOS/Android


Starting a Scan from a Scanner Button
Scanning with Document Capture Pro and Document Capture
Scanning with Epson Scan
Starting a Scan from a Scanning Program
Scanning Special Projects

Cleaning and Transporting Your Scanner

Cleaning Your Scanner
Cleaning Inside Your Scanner
Replacing Batteries
Calibrating Your Scanner
Transporting Your Scanner

Solving Problems

Scanner Light Status
Solving Scanning Problems
Solving Network Scanning Problems
Solving Scanned Image Quality Problems
When to Uninstall Your Scanner Software
Where to Get Help

Technical Specifications

Windows System Requirements
Mac System Requirements
General Specifications
Dimension Specifications
Electrical Specifications
Environmental Specifications
USB Interface Specifications
Network Interface Specifications
Safety and Approvals Specifications


Important Safety Instructions
Battery Safety Instructions
Restrictions on Copying
Default Delay Times for Power Management for Epson Products
Copyright Notice

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