Professional Color Desktop Scanner for Higher Scan Volumes

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  • Support high volume scanning (up to 6,000 pages daily‡)
  • Single and double-sided scanning up to 80 pages per minute‡
  • 100-page capacity auto document feeder
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Available for Auto-Fulfillment

Document Handling

Daily Duty Cycle‡ (max. pages)
Media Types
Media Weights: Multiple Sheets (min/max)
7.5 lb. - 106 lb
Media Weights: Single Sheets (min/max)
7.5 lb. - 106 lb
Paper Capacity (max. sheets)
Paper Size: Multiple Sheets (max.)
8.5" x 14"
Paper Size: Single Sheet‡ (max.)
8.5" x 236"‡
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 1.25mm


Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)
100-sheet capacity ADF
LCD Display
2-line mono
Scanner Type


Advanced Scanning Features
Continuous Scan‡, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, Scan Profiles
Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm)‡
Duplex Scanning
Image Sensor
Dual CCD
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
Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), GIF, HTML 3.2/4.0 (HTM), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)
Scan To Feature
E-mail‡, Shared Folder, Print, Image‡, OCR‡, File‡, FTP, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), SharePoint
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

Barcode Support‡
Barcode Types Supported
Code 2 of 5 Industrial, Code 2 of 5 Interleaved, Code 2 of 5 Matrix, Code 3 of 9, Code 3 of 9 Extended, Code 93, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-128, UCC-128, GS1-128, Patch Code Symbols, UPC-A, UPC-E, QR-Code, GS1-Databar or Reduced Space Symbology (Omnidirectional, Stacked Omnidirectional, Expanded, Expanded Stacked and Limited), Data Matrix ECC200 (sizes 8x8 to 144x144), PDF-417, Micro-PDF-417
Color Dropout
Red, Blue, Green, Custom
Kofax VRS‡
Compatible with Kofax VRS versions 5.1 and up
Paper Jam Sensor
Scanner Services
Multistream, Hole Punch Removal, Edge Fill, Dynamic Threshold, Digital Impriner, Color Matching, Preview Mode, Despeckle, Multi-Feed Detection, Background Removal, Blank Page Removal, Continuous Scanning, 2-in-1 Scanning, Plastic Card Scanning, Deskew Support

Connectivity & Compatibility

Standard Interface(s)
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)


Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
11.7" x 17.2" x 12.6"
Carton Weight (lbs)
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
12.4" x 7.3" x 7.2"
Unit Weight (lbs)


ENERGY STAR® Certified
Operating Environment: Humidity
20% - 80%
Operating Environment: Temperature
41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C)
Power Consumption - Power Off/Ready/Scanning/Sleep
Ready = 18.5W / Sleep = 1.6W / Scanning = 59W
Power Source
AC Adapter

What's Included

Carton Contents
PDS-5000 Scanner, AC Adapter with Category B (US) and Category M (Brazil) Power Cords, USB 3.0 Interface Cable (USB 2.0 compatible), Quick Setup Guide, Installation DVD, User's Guide (accessible from DVD), Warranty Sheet, Product Registration Sheet, and Brother Online Insert
1 Year Limited

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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

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