Canon Optional Wi Fi Unit Wu10

Portable Wi-Fi and power supply accessory for scanning when on the move.

The portable WU10 enables wireless scanning to mobile devices, delivering a truly mobile scanning experience without the need to connect via cable to a network point or external power.

  • Enabling wireless scanning for mobile working
  • Easy-to-use, simple operation
  • Scan up to 400 colour images (200 dpi) with battery at full charge
  • Compatible with Mac, PC, iOS and Android devices
  • Scan direct from tablet or smartphone

Ideal portable scan-server

The WU10 optional Wi-Fi unit is the perfect addition to our range of imageFORMULA mobile scanners. It empowers users to scan wirelessly when on the move or in the office, so they can work productively without needing to connect to a power source or network.

Easy to connect and use

The Wi-Fi unit WU10 is easy to use – simply connect it via USB to your mobile scanning device to provide power and enjoy the freedom to work wirelessly. With an intuitive, colour-coded information panel it is simple to operate so anyone can use it.

Fast scanning wherever you are

With Wi-Fi it is possible to scan wherever you are – in the office, at home, on the road or at customer service points. Speed up the process of data validation and decision making by scanning important information, such as contracts, identity authentication documents and household bills, to your mobile, tablet or PC device and send to either a predefined business workflow or to a cloud-based application. The WU10 makes it possible to scan up to 400 images (200 dpi) when the battery is fully charged, so you can enjoy fast, mobile scanning without compromising performance.

Versatile Wi-Fi connectivity

The optional Wi-Fi unit can operate in both access point and station mode (peer-to-peer) environments. Mobile executives who are always on the move, can connect their WU10 to their Canon mobile scanner to activate a wireless link direct to their mobile or tablet device. In the office, the scanner can be shared amongst a group of users via a company’s Wi-Fi network server or by direct Wi-Fi connection.

CaptureOnTouch Mobile

You have the flexibility to scan direct to your iPhone, iPad and Android device wherever you are, using our powerful scanning software, CaptureOnTouch Mobile. Save valuable time with features that include double-sided scanning of documents in a single pass. Advanced image processing tools, such as auto document size detection, deskew and blank page deletion, give consistently superior image quality results. This free app is available for both iOS and Android devices. For greater productivity on the move you can run batch scans and save the information you've gathered to the cloud or add to business workflows. For more information please view related software.


Product name Canon Wi-Fi Unit WU10
Type Optional Wi-Fi and power supply unit
Dimensions (W x D x H) 125 x 71 x 31.7mm
Weight Main unit 125g / Battery 44.5g
Interface USB host for scanner connection
Power Supply AC Adaptor or Lithium Ion battery
Scans per Charge (A4, 200dpi, Colour) 400 images
Dimensions (W x D x H) 75 x 50.6 x 29.8mm
Power consumption Maximum power: 13.2W / Power off mode: 0.5W


Operation Mode Access point mode / Station mode
Data Rate (Theoretical Values) IEEE802.11b: Max 11Mbps
IEEE802.11g: Max 54Mbps
IEEE802.11n: Max 300Mbps
Frequency 2.4GHz
Wi-Fi Security WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES) WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES) WEP(64/128bit)
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected set-up) Supported
Connection Mode Access Point and Station Mode
Mobile OS Support Mobile apps available for Android and iOS


For Mac and Windows Canon Scanner Wireless Connection Utility
Consumables Canon Lithium ion Battery – LP-E10