The Kodak
Sidekick 1400U Scanner
(formerly bell & howell)

Everything you need for desktop document management, all in one box!

 Featuring color, grayscale and bitonal scanning capabilities, superior speed and excellent image quality, the Sidekick 1400U is an excellent choice for workgroup applications.

Bowe Bell Howell Sidekick 1400U

43 ppm/ 76 ipm

USB 2.0 Interface (only)

List Price
$ 4095

This model was discontinued 4/11/2011

Parts for this model are located in the parts section

The Sidekick 1400 U has all of the same features as the Sidekick 1400 except no SCSI interface and the 1400U is Energy Star compliant.

Sidekick’s “all-in-one-box” bundle includes the scanner, a USB 2.0 cable, Kofax’s new Capio™ professional-grade scanning application and Virtual Rescan (VRS) image enhancement technology. VRS enables users to crop, control contrast, and adjust alignment and brightness; delivers superior image quality and eliminates the need to rescan documents.

The Sidekick 1400U bundle provides a powerful desktop imaging solution for small offices, such as medical practices; financial and legal offices; and departments of educational institutions, government organizations and hospitals.

The Sidekick 1400U Bundle Includes:
  • Full color duplex scanner
  • USB cable included for immediate "plug and play"
  • Energy Star Compliant
  • VRS image enhancement, auto cropping and de-skew
  • Capio scanning application for flawless image capture and processing
  • Scan to PDF, file, archive, retrieve, publish, e-mail and adjust all of your documents from the desktop with the touch of a button.

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Sidekick 1400U Scanner Specifications

Daily Duty Cycle is 4,000 pages
Scanning Mode Duplex
Throughput Rate Throughput calculated using Binary 200 dpi
Letter size portrait paper
Bitonal Simplex 43 ppm (pages per minute)
Duplex 76 ipm (images per minute)
Throughput Rate Throughput calculated using color 150 dpi
Letter size portrait
Color Simplex 14 ppm
Duplex 24 ipm
Resolution Binary or Grayscale 100-600dpi
Color (with VRS) 100-400dpi
Optical 600 dpi
Output Options Bitonal, Grayscale (8 bit), and color (24 bit)
Image Enhancement VRS cropping, deskew, Auto brightness and contrast control
Document Size 2.0 x 2.8 in. (50.8 x 70 mm) to
8.5 x 14 in. (216 x 356 mm)
Paper Thickness Single paper feeding: 2.0 to 5.9 mils
(0.05 to 0.15 mm)
Continuous paper feeding: 2.36 to 5.9 mils
(0.06 to 0.15 mm)
Note: 1 MIL = 1/1000 in.
Onion Skin to Card Stock
Paper Weight Single paper feeding: 10.7 to 33.9
Continuous paper feeding: 13.3 to 33.9 lbs.
Interface USB 2.0 (cable included)
Feeder Capacity 120 sheets
Scanner Size 14 x 12.5 x 9.25 in.
(35.5 x 32 x 24.1)
With tray extended: 14 x 19.75 x 10.6 in.
(35.5 x 50 x 27 cm)
Scanner Weight 18.7 lbs (8.5 kg)
Additional Features End user replaceable feeder rollers, electronic color dropout (red, green, blue)
Bundled Software Capio scanning capture software


Kodak Sidekick 1400U

Duplex Color Scanner

Bowe Bell Howell Sidekick 1400U

List Price
$ 4095

This model was discontinued 4/11/2011