ImageCenter ADS-1500W

Compact Color Desktop Scanner with Duplex and Web Connectivity

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  • Scan single and double-sided in one pass!
  • Color and B&W, up to 18 pages per minute.‡
  • Touchscreen display and wireless connectivity
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Document Handling

Daily Duty Cycle‡ (max. pages)
up to 500 scans per day
Media Types
Media Weights: Multiple Sheets (min/max)
14 lb. - 29 lb.
Media Weights: Single Sheets (min/max)
14 lb. - 53 lb.
Paper Capacity (max. sheets)
Paper Size (min)
2" X 2.76"
Paper Size: Multiple Sheets (max.)
8.5" x 11.7"
Paper Size: Single Sheet‡ (max.)
8.5" x 34"
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


Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)
20-sheet capacity ADF
LCD Display
2.7" color Touchscreen
Programmable Shortcut Buttons
Scanner Type


Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm)‡
Duplex Scanning
Image Sensor
Dual CIS
Included Software
Nuance® PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows, Brother ControlCenter2 with OCR for Mac®, Presto!® PageManager® with OCR for Mac®
Interpolated Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Drivers Included‡
Scan File Formats
JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT)
Scan To Feature
E-mail, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
Scanning Capability
Black and White, Color
Scanning Modes
24-Bit Color, 8-Bit Gray Scale, 1-Bit Monochrome
Simplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ppm)‡

Advanced Scan Features

Paper Jam Sensor

Security Features

Wireless Network Security
WEP 64/128 bit, SSID (32 chr), WPA/PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)

Connectivity & Compatibility

Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
GOOGLE DRIVE™/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE®/EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business, Google Apps for Business™
Mobile Device Compatibility‡
Brother iPrint&Scan
Near Field Communications
Standard Interface(s)
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)
ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, FTP Client and Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client
USB Host Location(s)


Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
11.2" x 4.1" x 3.3"
Unit Weight (lbs)


ENERGY STAR® Certified
Operating Environment: Humidity
15% - 85%
Operating Environment: Temperature
41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C)
Power Consumption - Power Off/Ready/Scanning/Sleep
Ready = 4.0W / Deep Sleep = 1.5W / Scanning = 14W
Power Source
AC Adapter

What's Included

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
1 Year Limited
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Contact Support

In order to best assist you, please use one of the channels below to contact the Brother support team.

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Available Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm Eastern Time

Best for help with: 
• Wireless installation and troubleshooting
• Software and drivers 
• Printing, copying, scanning, faxing issues and errors

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Best for quick help with:
• Questions regarding basic machine operations and specifications
• Fax setup and operation
• Order status/Tracking information