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High-Speed Desktop Scanner for Small Office & Home Office Professionals



High-Speed Desktop Scanner for Small Office & Home Office Professionals

  • Single and double-sided scanning up to 40ppm‡
  • 60-page capacity auto document feeder‡
  • Added value with bundled software‡
Your Price $329.99

About the Product

Small but mighty, the easy to use, affordable and efficient Brother ADS-3100 is a powerful addition to any small business or home office workspace. A versatile and reliable solution for mid volume scanning, it scans to your computer via Hi-Speed USB 3.0 or to your USB memory stick. From gathering personal banking statements and curating family photos to indexing client invoices and tracking expenses, this desktop scanner includes a robust software bundle‡ valued at over $250 to elevate performance, drive value, and put the pro in professional-level organization.

Main Features

  • Competitive scan speeds For increased efficiency. More scanning and less waiting with up to 40ppm!‡
  • Space-saving design Compact footprint is ideal for any small business or home office workspace. There’s no need to make room for a big, bulky machine.
  • Added value with bundled software‡ Includes 7 applications to optimize, enhance and customize documents and workflows
  • Handles a variety of documents for maximum versatility From invoices and receipts, to photographs and contracts, it’s the easy way to digitize and organize almost any type of document.
  • Saves time Scan stacks of up to 60 pages in the auto document feeder‡ and add additional pages with continuous scanning mode.
  • Compatible with the way you do business Helps to streamline simple workflow applications and to automate manual ones.
  • Multiple Scan to Destinations Including cloud services‡ , SharePoint, USB memory stick, PC (File, OCR, Email), and more using the included robust software bundle‡, valued at over $250.
  • Optimizes images and text for storage/classification Enhances scan with automatic color detection/adjustment, image rotation (PC only), bleed through/background removal, text enhancement, color drop out features and more.
  • Triple layer security Advanced security helps to safeguard sensitive documents and securely connect to the device and network.
  • Energy-efficient ENERGY STAR® compliant and EPEAT® Silver rated.
  • At your side support Includes a one-year standard limited warranty for peace of mind, as well as free online, live chat, or phone technical assistance for the life of your product.
Brother ADS3100 HighSpeed Desktop Scanner: Mid Volume Scanning, Robust Software Bundle, Triple Layer Security
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Diverse Connectivity Options

Scan documents and images directly to your computer or USB stick quickly and safely with Hi-Speed USB 3.0 local connectivity. The included software‡ allows documents to be scanned and sent directly to cloud services‡, SharePoint, and PC (OCR, Email, File).

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Advanced Document Customization and Control

This high-powered scanner comes with auto deskew, auto rotation, blank page skip, continuous scan, and background color removal. Keep sensitive documents safe with advanced security that lets you securely connect to your device and network.

Scanner on desk with auto document feed and output tray fully extended. Fully extended dimensions: 11.8

Simple, Effective Organization Solutions

The Brother ADS-3100 is a little scanner that can make a big impact on your home or office's organization. Flexible, responsive, and reliable, this scanner's compact footprint makes it easy to turn the smallest space into a productive workspace.

Media Handling Capabilities for Multiple Formats

The Brother ADS-3100 offers fast and easy one-touch scanning that works seamlessly for multiple media types. Scan and manage receipts, educations forms, ID cards, business forms, education forms, photos, documents up to 196" long, and much more.

Includes Robust Software Bundle Valued at over $250

This robust software bundle provides you with different applications so you can enhance, optimize, and customize your documents and workflows. Includes Brother iPrint & Scan, Scan Essentials Lite, Image Folio Processing Software, Kofax PaperPort™ 14SE, Kofax Power PDF Standard V3, Presto! BizCard, and BR-Receipts‡.

Key Benefits Include:

Click on the numbered icons below to explore ADS-3100 product features.

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Feature 1: Scanning Made Simple

Feature 2: Upgraded Auto-Document Feeder Features 60-Page Capacity‡

Feature 3: Streamline Workflow Applications

Feature 4: Simple, Intuitive User Interface

Feature 5: Robust and Reliable Mid-Volume Scanner

Feature 6: Organization Made Easy

Scan Speeds (max.)‡ 40ppm / 80ipm 40ppm / 80ipm 40ppm / 80ipm 40ppm / 80ipm 60ppm / 120ipm
ADF Capacity (max.)‡ 60 pages 60 pages 80 pages 80 pages 100 pages
Network Interfaces N/A Ethernet, Wireless Ethernet Ethernet, Wireless Ethernet, Dual Band Wireless
Mobile Device Scanning‡ No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Color Touchscreen Display N/A 2.8” N/A 4.3” 4.3”
Image Folio, Presto! BizCard Yes Yes No No No
Brother ScanEssentials Lite Lite Standard Standard Standard
Active Directory/LDAP Support No No No Yes Yes
Daily Duty Cycle (max.)‡ 6,000 pages 6,000 pages 6,000 pages 6,000 pages 9,000 pages


Industry-Specific Certifications Cerner Certified
Kofax VAR Elite™ / Kofax Express™ Compatibility‡ No
Operating Systems Compatibility‡ Compatible with Windows, Mac® and Linux. Visit support.brother.com for the latest OS compatibility and to download your machine’s drivers and software.
Standard Interface(s) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)
USB Host Location(s) Back: Scan to USB Memory Stick
Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 9.500 " x 15.500 " x 12.250 "
Carton Weight (lbs) 1.124
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 11.7" x 8.5" x 7.5"
Unit Weight (lbs) 9.81
Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)‡ 60
Daily Duty Cycle (max. pages)‡ 6000
Media Types Plain, Receipts (carrier sheet recommended), Photos (carrier sheet required), Business Cards, Plastic/Laminated Cards (including embossed), Bond, Recycled Paper
Media Weights: (min/max) 11 - 53 lbs.
Paper Size (min) 2.0"(W) - 2.0" (L)
Paper Size: Single Sheet‡ (max.) 8.5" (W) - 197" (L)
Plastic Card Sizes (Min/Max) 2.13" (W) x 3.37" (L)
Plastic Card Thickness Embossed: Up to 1.32mm (0.05") Without Embossing: Up to 1.10mm (0.04")
Auto Power Off Yes
ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes
EPEAT® Registered Silver
Operating Environment: Humidity Operating 20% / 80%, Storage 10% / 90%
Operating Environment: Temperature 41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C)C)
Power Consumption - Power Off/Ready/Scanning/Sleep 0.1W, 5.4W, 23W, 1.4W
Power Source AC Adapter
Advanced Scanning Features Continuous Scan, Barcode Metadata, 1 to 2 Scan, 2 to 1 Scan, Color Drop Out, Hole Punch Removal, Background Color Removal, Auto Image Rotation, Auto Scan Size, Bleed-through Removal, Auto Color Detection , ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip
Barcode Types Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, JAN8, JAN13, Code39, Code93, ITF, Code128, Codabar, GS1_128, PDF417, QR Code, Data Matrix
Cloud Services‡ Google Drive™/Google Drive for Business, OneDrive/OneDrive for Business, Dropbox/Dropbox for Business
Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm)‡ 80
Duplex Scanning Yes
Included Software‡ Kofax Power PDF for Windows, Presto! BizCard for Windows and Mac®, Brother iPrint&Scan (desktop) for Windows and Mac®, Brother ScanEssentials Lite for Windows, Image Folio Processing Software for Windows, Kofax PaperPort™ SE with OCR for Windows
Interpolated Scan Resolution (max. dpi) Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi) 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Driver OS Compatibility‡ Windows, Mac OS®, Linux
Scan Drivers Included‡ TWAIN, WIA, ICA, ISIS, SANE
Scan File Formats PDF Single-page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF/A), Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)
Scanner Type Sheetfed
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)‡ 40
Security Functions Lock Slot
Carton Contents Brother ADS-3100, USB 3.0 Interface Cable, AC Adapter, Quick Setup Guide
Warranty 1 Year Limited

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Automatic Document Feeder Capacity ‡ (max. pages) Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm) / Simplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ppm) ‡ Color and monochrome scan speed with all advanced features turned off, Letter at 300dpi.
Scan To Feature ‡ Cloud services requires an internet connection and an account with a desired service.
Cloud Services‡ Requires an internet connection and an account with the desired service. Google Drive is a trademark of Google LLC.
Included Software‡ Additional download required. Software application compatibility may vary based on operating system. Application availability may vary based on country.
Operating System Compatibility ‡ To download drivers and for complete OS compatibility visit support.brother.com. All trademarks and registered trademarks herein are the property of their respective companies.
Daily Duty Cycle‡ Maximum number of scanned pages per day can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum product life, it is best to choose a scanner with a daily duty cycle that exceeds your requirements.
Max Paper Size ‡ (single sheet) Single sheet, single-sided, 14-29lb bond.
Scan Drivers Included ‡ To download drivers, visit support.brother.com.
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