Product Comparison: Canon DR-C225 vs Canon CanoScan LiDE 300

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General Specifications
CanoScan LiDE 300
About the Product
The DR-C225 scanner is ideal for general purpose distributed scanning of a variety of document types. In corporate or remote offices, this scanner is well-suited for use by individuals or small workgroups to modernize paper-based processes.
With a sleek, compact and stylish design, this lightweight A4 flatbed scanner is fitted with 4 EZ operation buttons for easy use and hassle-free scanning. Perfect for high-resolution scanning at home or in the office.
Key Specs
Scanner Type
Resolution Up to
600 dpi
2400 dpi
Duplex Scan Function
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon DR-C225 Document Scanner
  • Quality is good and it takes up little desk space.
  • I've been mostly happy with the quality of the scans.
  • I started scanning and the quality is good.
  • I'm very happy with the speed and quality that this scanner provides.
  • My biggest issue is that the scan quality is terrible.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • Looks nice, feels light, footprint small, can be used on the go as only has USB connection.
  • The software is fairly simple to use and the scanning is quick.
  • Excellent scanning quality for both photos and text.
  • Works out-of-the-box with the Apple Scanner native tool and VueScan.
  • The scanning and editing function is great. The machine also photocopies really well.
Size & Weight
8.7 in.
1.65 in.
11.8 in.
9.84 in.
6.1 in.
14.45 in.
5.95 lbs.
3.75 lbs.
Documents, Plastic Cards, Embossed cards
Documents, Photos
Scanner Depth
24 Bit
48 Bit
Maximum Document Width
8.5 in.
8.5 in.
Maximum Document Length
14 in.
11.7 in.
What customers say about "Scanning"
Canon DR-C225 Document Scanner
  • I've used it for typed documents, 3x5 and 4x6 cards, and 2.5x6 inch photos.
  • I have scanned folded and crumpled letter and legal size documents. All scanned well and quickly.
  • I have tried a wide variety of documents, photos and business cards including licenses. Very good scan.
  • So far this has been an excellent scanner for paper documents.
  • I bought 2 of these for a business client that does taxes. These are excellent document scanners.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • The document reproduction was excellent.
  • The quality of the scans are very good.
  • This powers from a laptop / PC USB connection and has worked to scan thousands of photos at reasonable quality.
  • Scanning documents is a whiz, with the ability to add further pages to the one file.
  • The colour photo JPEG scans are a tiny bit out of focus and a tiny bit lacking colour.
Automatic Document Feeder Included
Included Software
CaptureOnTouch, Nuance eCopy PDF Pro Office, Nuance PaperPort, Nuance OmniPage, NewSoft Presto! BizCard, Nuance Presto! PageManager, Evernote
Canon Scanning Utility, ScanGear MP Driver
Accessories Included
AC adapter, Setup DVD-ROM, USB Cable, Power Cable
USB Cable
Scanner Connectivity
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Character Emphasis improves legibility, Shadow Cropping, Auto Resolution setting, Auto Color Detection, Optical Character Recognition
Auto Scan Mode, 4 EZ Buttons, Advanced Z-lid Expansion Top, Auto Document Fix, Auto Dust Reduction, Auto Scratch Reduction, Fading Correction
What customers say about "Features"
Canon DR-C225 Document Scanner
  • The software included allows you to make shortcuts from the computer desktop as to how the file is scanned: picture, black and white etc.
  • Very pleased with the scanner and software.
  • Amazing software included. I love everything about this scanner.
  • The software, CaptureOnTouch, is not intuitive for anything.
  • Bad software, documentation, and a few other things.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • A great looking scanner, sleek black and stylish with minimal desk space.
  • The setup is super simple, just plug it into your USB and download the driver, which normally automatically install anyways.
  • The Canon IJ Utility software guides you and is very simple and straight forward software for your scanning.
  • Loved how easy this way to set up and the image quality of the scans are brilliant for the price to the product.
  • The scanner was very easy to install and does work with Windows 10.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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