Professional Desktop Scanner



Professional Desktop Scanner

  • Single and double-sided scanning up to 40ppm‡
  • 4.3" color touchscreen display
  • 80-page capacity auto document feeder‡
Your Price $469.99

About the Product

The Brother ADS-4700W Professional Desktop Scanner is designed for the way work now works – providing easy integration with existing workflows, versatile scan-to destinations, and improved productivity. Equipped with fast, two-sided scanning up to 40ppm‡ to help maximize workgroup productivity. Quickly scan via the 80-page capacity auto document feeder‡. The 4.3” color touchscreen display offers easy menu navigation and the ability to create up to 56 customizable shortcuts for one-touch scanning. Offers Triple Layer Security features to help limit document and device access and protect against network intrusions. Provides wide driver support for compatibility with existing software applications and document management systems. Enables scanning to a variety of cloud applicationsr‡ and is equipped with a powerful bundled software suite‡ to create, edit, and convert scanned documents into a wide variety of file formats. Features built-in wireless and Ethernet network interfaces to easily set up and share on your wired or wireless network or scan to your mobile device‡ . Includes a three-year standard limited warranty for peace of mind.

Main Features

  • Fast scan speeds Scans single and double-sided materials in a single pass, in both color and black / white, at up to 40ppm‡.
  • Multi-page scanning. Quickly scan a variety of document sizes and types via the large, 80-page capacity auto document feeder‡ to help optimize efficiency. Add additional sheets with continuous scanning mode for even greater productivity.
  • Flexible connectivity options. Easy to set up on your wireless or wired network with built-in wireless or Ethernet network interfaces. Equipped with a USB 3.0 interface for local connectivity. Scan-to your mobile device with AirPrint® and Brother Mobile Connect‡.
  • 4.3" color touchscreen display. Offers easy menu navigation and creation of up to 56 customizable shortcuts for one-touch scanning to common destinations and scan job preview.
  • Easily adapts to your existing workflows. Provides wide driver support (TWAIN, WIA, ISIS, and SANE) for easy integration, as well as a number of scan-to destinations including email, cloud services‡, SharePoint, SSH Server (SFTP), USB memory stick, and more.
  • Triple Layer Security. Advanced security helps to safeguard sensitive documents and securely connect to the device and network.
  • Powerful bundled software suite included‡. Offers document management tools to create, edit, and convert scanned documents into a wide variety of file formats including Searchable PDFs, Secure PDFs, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Also helps facilitate post scanning processes such as document indexing, merging, separation, and inserting / deleting scanned pages.
  • Advanced image optimization. Maximize output quality with integrated image optimization features, such as Auto Deskew, Auto Image Rotation, and Bleed-through Removal, as well as Kofax VRS Elite™ / Kofax Express™ compatibility‡ for optimal scan results.
  • Device management solutions. Equipped with device management solutions to enable mass distribution of device configurations, security settings, firmware updates, and task automation.
  • Energy-efficient. ENERGY STAR® compliant and EPEAT® Silver rated.
Brother ADS4700W Professional Desktop Scanner: Powerful Software Suite, Easy Integration, Triple Layer Security
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Boost Your Productivity

Busy offices and workgroups can take advantage of double-sided scanning up to 40 pages per minute‡. The 80-page capacity auto document feeder‡ allows you to maximize productivity. This scanner supports a variety of document sizes and types including letter, legal, business cards, plastic ID cards, receipts, and photos.

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Powerful Software Suite Bundle‡

Comes with document management tools so you can create, edit, and convert scanned documents into an assortment of formats, including searchable PDFs as well as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.

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At Your Side Support

Brother stands behind its products with at your side support, including a three-year standard limited warranty for peace of mind, plus free online, live chat, or phone technical assistance for the life of your product.

Seamlessly Integrate with Existing Workflows

Adapts easily into different workflows with TWAIN, WIA, ISIS, and SANE driver support and a wide range of scan-to destinations including email, SharePoint, SSH Server (SFTP), USB memory stick, cloud services‡ and more.

4.3-Inch Color Touchscreen Display

Create up to 56 unique custom shortcuts for single-touch scanning to frequently-used destinations. Allows for direct scanning to multiple cloud services including Google Drive™, Evernote®, Dropbox, and more‡.

Key Benefits Include:

Click on the numbered icons below to explore ADS-4700W product features.

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Feature 1: Easy to Deploy and Manage

Feature 2: Versatile Connectivity

Feature 3: Professional Quality Image Optimization

Feature 4: Triple Layer Security Features

Feature 5: Eco-Conscious Features

Feature 6: Advanced Image Capture Features

Comparison Chart

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

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Automatic Document Feeder Capacity ‡ (max. pages) Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Operating System Compatibility ‡ To download drivers and for complete OS compatibility visit All trademarks and registered trademarks herein are the property of their respective companies.
Scan Drivers Included ‡ To download drivers, visit
Scan To Feature ‡ E-mail Server requires mail server support. Cloud services require an Internet connection and an account with the desired service. Scan to mobile devices requires a connection to a wireless network.
Brother Cloud Apps ‡ Requires an Internet connection.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ / Brother Mobile Connect‡ Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Brother Mobile Connect free app download is not available in all countries.
Cloud Services‡ Requires an internet connection and an account with the desired service. Google Drive is a trademark of Google LLC. Evernote is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and is used under license.
Included Software‡ Additional download required. Software application compatibility may vary based on operating system. App availability may vary based on country.
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.
Kofax VRS Elite™ / Kofax Express™ Compatibility ‡ Certified with Kofax VRS® versions Elite 5.2.0 and Express 3.3.0 Windows® only. Additional purchase required.
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.
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