Brother ADS-1200 A4 portable compact document scanner 25ppm USB 3.0

£184.02 £153.35
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SKU
ADS-1200

Designed with flexibility in mind, the portable sheetfed Brother ADS-1200 can be powered using USB 3.0 connected to a laptop or compatible device. You can now take your scanner with you, scanning when it’s most convenient.

Portable, compact document scanner

Whether it’s utility bills, business documents or contracts - these days we want to store our data digitally and have access to it instantly. With the ADS-1200 portable document scanner, you can make this possible.

Key Features

  • Fast 2-sided scan speeds up to 25 pages / 50 images per minute (ppm/ipm)
  • 20 sheet automatic document feeder (ADF)
  • Enhanced portability - option to power the device through USB 3.0 ports, when AC power is restricted
  • Dedicated plastic ID card scanning slot
  • A vast range of scan to features - including PDF, file, e-mail and USB host
  • Industry leading Nuance Power PDF software

Portable scanning

Designed with flexibility in mind, the portable sheetfed ADS-1200 can be powered using USB 3.0 connected to a laptop or compatible device. You can now take your scanner with you, scanning when it’s most convenient.

Mixed media, consistent results

Scanning 2-sided multi-page documents has never been easier. Using the ADF, you can scan 25ppm with ease. Whilst a dedicated card slot comfortably handles plastic ID cards, so your records can be easily kept up to date.

Practical and compact

The ADS-1200 compact document scanner is ideal when space is limited. Measuring slightly wider than a sheet of A4 paper, you can free-up desk space and reduce clutter.

Fly-through file transfers

Spend less time waiting for your files and scan directly to USB stick.

Simple and fast PDF editing

Easily create, edit, annotate and combine your scanned documents with industry leadingNuance Power PDF.

Features and Specifications

General

Technology Dual contact image sensor (CIS)
Product form factor Portable compact sheetfed scanner
Local interface Super speed micro USB 3.0 Type B or micro USB 2.0
Type B, USB 2.0 Host
Backup clock Up to 24 hours
Control panels LED, keys
Light source LED array

Scan

Scan speed standard (A4) Up to 25ppm colour and mono
Up to 5ppm
(USB bus powered)8
colour and mono
Scan speed 2-sided (A4) Up to 50 sides per minute
(25 sheets per minute)
colour and mono
Up to 5ppm
(USB bus powered)8
colour and mono
Optical scan resolution 600 x 600dpi
Interpolated scan
resolution3
1,200 x 1,200dpi
Colour depth 48 bit colour processing
(input)
24 bit colour processing
(output)
Greyscale 256 levels (8 bit)

Scanner driver2

Windows7 TWAIN, WIA
Windows 10
(32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows 8
(32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows 7
(SP1 32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows Server 2016, 2012R2, 2012, 2008R2(SP1)
Macintosh TWAIN, ICA
macOS 10.11.6, 10.12.x,
10.13.x
Linux SANE

Software2 for Windows

iPS for Windows PC iPS - easy to use scan software
from Brother offering document workflow managment
Nuance® PaperPort SE 14 Document management and sharing program
Nuance® Power PDF PDF Editor built to maximise productivity
Remote set-up Allows the user to set-up the scanner from their PC

Software2 for macOS

iPS for macOS iPS - easy to use scan software
from Brother offering document workflow management
Remote set-up Allows the user to set-up the scanner from their PC

Scanner functions

Supported file formats3 Including TIFF (BW only), JPEG (greyscale/colour), PDF, secured PDF, signed PDF, PDF/A-1b, searchable PDF
Direct scan9 Scan directly to a USB flash memory drive and to a PC without installing any driver
ID scan A front in/front out scanning of ISO ID-1 plastic card types such as drivers licenses and insurance cards
Scan to e-mail3 Scan documents as an attachment into your e-mail application
Scan to OCR3 Scan documents directly into your word processing application for instant editing
Scan to file3 Scan to a file on your computer using dedicated software or USB mass storage mode
Scan to image3 Scan into your preferred image editing software
Greyscale level adjustment When images are difficult to view due to colour density, images can be set lighter or
darker as required using a custom value
B&W level adjustment5 When images are difficult to view due to colour density, images can be set lighter or
darker as required using a custom value
Colour tone adjustment Sets colour image quality for brightness, contrast and gamma
Colour drop5 Allows you to drop any hue of the red, blue, or green in your scanned image
Edge emphasis5 Increase text definition and density to make it easier to read
Compression5 Used to minimise the size of a scanned file allowing more images to be stored in a given amount of memory space
Punch hole removal5 Produce clean page borders by removing punch hole marks from the scanned image
Character enhancement5 Increase text definition and
density to make it easier to read
Auto deskew6 The process of straightening an image that has been scanned at a slight angle
Detect end of page5 Detects end of page and automatically adjusts page size when the length of the document is shorter than the document size selected
Auto image rotation5 Documents can be scanned in any orientation. Automatically changing the direction of the document based on the text orientation
Background processing5 Smooth and remove unwanted colours, creases or shadows from a scan image
Edge fill5 Determines area and colour of the image frame
Auto colour detection3 Set the detection level to pre-sort batched documents between colour and black
and white
Skip blank page3 Set the detection level for ignoring any blank pages in your documents by not scanning them
Margin setting5 You can specify margin size around each side of the scanned image
Single page scan Feed one page at a time from the ADF even if more documents are set on ADF
Continuous scan3 Continues to scan using the same settings when additional pages are added in the ADF
2 to 1 scan5 Save two-sided documents into a single-page image file
Barcode detection5 Barcode detection allows multiple barcodes and types to be detected simultaneously. A specific barcode location, or type of barcode, can be specified by designating a search area for the barcode or searching by barcode type. To use this function an application that corresponds to the TWAIN barcode detection
protocol is required.

Paper handling

Paper input / output Up to 20 sheets4
Paper size single6 Width: 51 - 215.9mm,
Length: 51 - 863mm
Paper size multi Width: 51 - 215.9mm,
Length: 70 - 297mm
Paper weight 51.8gsm - 200gsm
(single paper)
51.8gsm - 128gsm
(multi paper or long paper)6
128gsm - 200gsm
(not supported by
USB bus powered)
Receipts Length 76.2 - 355.6mm
Plastic card size Width: 51 - 55mm,
Length: 80 - 90mm
Plastic card thickness Plastic card up to 1.02mm
Embossed up to 1.24mm

Supplies and accessories

Carton contents ADS machine
AC adapter
Quick set-up guide
Product safety guide
USB cable NOT included
Warranty
Periodical
replacement parts
Separation pad x 1
Pad life 10,000 sheets
Part number: SP-2001C
Pick-up roller x 1
Roller life - 100,000 sheets
Part number: PUR-2001C

Dimensions and weights

With carton (WxDxH) 380 x 157 x 200 mm
1.9 kg
Without carton (WxDxH) 300 x 103 x 83 mm
1.36 kg

Duty cycle

Maximum daily Up to 1,000 sheets
Maximum monthly1 Up to 10,000 sheets monthly scan volume

Environment

Power requirement AC: 100 – 240V 50/60Hz
DC: 5V, 3.0A
Power consumption Scanning: 8W
Power consumption Ready: 3.2W
Power consumption Sleep: <1.3W
Power consumption Off: <0.1W
Sound pressure level Scanning: 50dB
Ready: inaudible
Sound power level Scanning: 62dB
Ready: inaudible
Power saving mode This enables the scanner to consume less energy when not in use
GS mark Yes
Energy Star Yes

1 Maximum number of scanned pages per month can be used to compare design durability between like Brother products
For maximum scanner life, it is best to choose a scanner with a duty cycle that far exceeds your scan requirements
2 Free download from the Brother Solutions Centre http://solutions.brother.com
3 All supported using downloadable software
4 Capacity varies dependent on paper weight
5 Windows Only
6 Can scan documents longer than A4 size. When using brother (TWAIN) to scan up to 300 dpi, the maximum scanning length is 863mm, when using auto deskew and scan size this is reduced to 355.6mm
7 Windows server support scanner driver only
8 Requires Super Speed micro USB 3.0 Type B cable connection to 5V power source (not included)
9 Maximum number of 20 sheets per job, multi-page pdf @300dpi

More Information
Manufacturer Brother
MPN ADS1200ZU1
EAN 4977766792134
Scan Type Sheet Feed
Scan Size A4
Optical Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Image Sensor Dual contact image sensor (CIS)
Bit Depth

48 bit colour processing
(input)
24 bit colour processing
(output)
Greyscale: 256 levels (8 bit)

Scanning Speed

Scan speed standard (A4)
Up to 25ppm colour and mono
Up to 5ppm
(USB bus powered)
colour and mono

Paper Input 20 sheet ADF
Duty Cycle Maximum daily Up to 1,000 sheets
Wireless No
Network Ready No
Interface USB 3.0
Operating System

Windows7
TWAIN, WIA
Windows 10
(32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows 8
(32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows 7
(SP1 32 and 64 bit editions)
Windows Server 2016, 2012R2, 2012, 2008R2(SP1)

Macintosh
TWAIN, ICA
macOS 10.11.6, 10.12.x,
10.13.x

Linux
SANE

Dimensions

300(W) x 103(D) x 83(H) mm

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