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Brother ImageCenter™ ADS-1500W
ImageCenter™ ADS-1500W
Estimated Street Price: $299.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4 out of 5)
Compact Color Desktop Scanner with Duplex and Web Connectivity
Overview
The Brother™ ImageCenter™ ADS-1500W Desktop Scanner offers powerful features for your home office or small business in a sleek, compact design. Using the 20-page capacity auto document feeder, this scanner is able to capture single and double-sided documents in a single pass at speeds of up to 18ppm‡, making it perfect for scanning multi-page, two-sided business documents, as well as single-page documents up to 34" long, receipts, business cards, photographs, and embossed plastic cards using the rear card slot. Wireless networking and Web Connect enable simple scanning to a wide variety of destinations including cloud applications‡ such as GOOGLE DRIVE™, EVERNOTE®, Box, Picasa Web Album™, FLICKR®, Facebook™, and SkyDrive®, as well as mobile devices using the free iPrint&Scan app‡, directly from the easy-to-use 2.7" color TouchScreen display. The included suite of scanning software, including receipt, desktop document and business card management programs as well as PDF conversion software, makes the ADS-1500W the complete scanning package for your small office.

Main Features
  • Wireless Networking and Web Connect‡ - Enables direct scanning to a variety of cloud applications including GOOGLE DRIVE™, EVERNOTE®, Box, Picasa Web Album™, FLICKR®, Facebook™, DROPBOX, and SkyDrive®
  • Fast Scan Speeds - Scans single and double-sided materials in a single pass, in both color and black/white, at up to 18ppm‡
  • 2.7" Color TouchScreen Display - With 12 programmable shortcuts for one-touch scanning to common destinations
  • Multi-Page Scanning - From the 20-sheet capacity auto document feeder (ADF)
  • High-Precision Scanning - Up to 600 x 600 dpi optical resolution, 1200 x 1200 dpi interpolated
  • Versatile Media Handling - Easily scans documents, photos, receipts, business and embossed plastic cards, and more - from business card size up to 8.5"(W) x 34"(L)
  • Advanced Scanning Features - Including background removal, blank page removal, deskew support, auto crop, and auto image rotation
  • Enhanced Scan-to Destinations - Including Network folders, cloud applications‡, and mobile devices via the free Brother™ iPrint&Scan app‡
  • Bundled with a Valuable Software Suite - Including PDF conversion, desktop document and business card management, OCR, and receipt managment programs‡
  • Receipt Management Software - Includes BR-Receipts‡, offering organization of scanned receipts and data exporting to Quicken® and QuickBooks®
  • Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® compatible
  • Outstanding Support - Includes a one-year limited warranty plus free phone support for the life of the product
Features
Scanning Speed ‡ Up to 18 pages/minute (monochrome & color)
Two-Sided (Duplex) Scanning Yes
Duplex Scan Speed ‡ Up to 18 pages/minute (monochrome & color)
Automatic Document Feeder 20-sheet capacity ADF
Standard Interface(s) Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
LCD Display 2.7" color TouchScreen display
Maximum Paper Capacity Up to 20 sheets (ADF)
Max. Optical Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Max. Interpolated Resolution Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Direct Scanning Destinations ‡ File, Image, E-mail, FTP, OCR, USB flash memory drive‡, Network, E-mail server, and cloud applications including GOOGLE DRIVE™, EVERNOTE®, Box, Picasa Web Album™, FLICKR®, Facebook™, DROPBOX, and SkyDrive®
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Yes
Scanning Modes 24-bit color, 8-bit (256 levels) gray scale, 1 bit monochrome
Image Sensor Dual CIS
Daily Duty Cycle ‡ Up to 500 scans per day

Advanced Features
Web Connect Access GOOGLE DRIVE™, EVERNOTE®, Box, Picasa Web Album™, FLICKR®, Facebook™, DROPBOX, and SkyDrive® accounts via the Web Connect TouchScreen Interface
Searchable PDF Yes
Plastic Card Scanning Yes (including embossed)
Background Removal Yes
Blank Page Removal Yes
Deskew Support Yes
USB Direct Interface Yes ‡
Mobile Device Compatibility Yes (Brother™ iPrint&Scan)‡
Software Included Nuance™ PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows®, excluding XP 64-bit), Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE (Windows®), Presto!® PageManager® 9 (Mac®), Presto!® BizCard® 6, Control Center 4 (Windows®), Control Center 2 (Mac®), BR-Receipts

Other
Acceptable Media Types Paper, receipts, photos, business cards, plastic/laminated cards (including embossed)
Max. Paper Size (single sheet) 8.5" x 34"
Max. Paper Size (duplex mode) 8.5" x 11.7"
Minimum Paper Size 2.0" (W) x 2.76" (L)
Plastic Card Sizes (min. / max.) 2.0"(W) x 2.76"(L) / 2.17"(W) x 3.74"(L)
Plastic Card Thickness 0.4mm - 0.76mm / Embossed up to 1.4mm
Power Source AC Adapter (110-120 V, included)
Operating System Compatibility Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Mac® OS X v10.6.8 - v10.8.x, Linux®
Scan Drivers Included ‡ TWAIN, WIA, ICA, ISIS, SANE
Power Consumption Ready = 4.0W / Deep Sleep = 1.5W / Scanning = 14W
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 11.2" x 4.1" x 3.3"
Unit Weight 3.5 lbs
Operating Environment: Temperature 41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C)
Operating Environment: Humidity 15% - 85%
Carton Contents ADS-1500W Scanner, AC Adapter, USB Cable, Receipt Carrier Sheet, Quick Setup Guide, Installation DVD, User's Guide (accessible from DVD), Warranty Sheet, and Product Registration Sheet
Carton Weight (lbs) 5.72 lbs
Carton Dimensions (W" x D"x H") 15.0" x 6.7" x 8.1"
UPC Code 012502635956
Warranty 1-Year Limited