Color Duplex Document Scanner with Flatbed for High Scan Volume Environments

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  • High Volume: up to 6,000 pages daily.‡
  • Scan single and double-sided in one pass.
  • Fast! Color & B&W scanning up to 60ppm.‡
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The PDS-5000F is a single-pass duplex document scanner ideal for high-volume and batch scanning environments. Features speeds of up to 60ppm‡, up to 100-sheet capacity document feeder, plus an integrated legal-size flatbed for scanning materials not suitable for the feeder. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity, plus various image optimization and advanced scanning features including edge cleanup, hole punch removal, multi-feed detection with reversing roller plus batch bar code support. Versatile media handling via feeder including embossed plastic cardsˣ and documents up to 236” long‡. Windows®, Mac® and Linux® compatible, it also includes numerous industry-standard scanning drivers, such as TWAIN, ISIS, WIA, ICA, and SANE‡, for easy application integration. Kofax VRS® compatible‡.

Main Features
  • Ideal for High-Volume Scanning Environments - With a daily duty cycle of up to 6,000 pages‡
  • High-Speed Scanning - Scans single and double-sided materials in a single pass, in both color and black/white, at up to 60ppm‡
  • Multi-Page Scanning - From the generous 100-sheet capacity auto document feeder (ADF)
  • Integrated Flatbed Scanner - Legal-size flatbed for scanning bound, delicate, irregularly shaped and other materials not suitable for the document feeder
  • High-Precision Scanning - Up to 600 dpi optical resolution, plus a robust collection of image optimization features including multistream, dynamic threshold, edge cleanup, hole punch removal, despeckle, color matching, and more
  • Advanced Scanning Features - Including ultrasonic multifeed detection with reversing roller to ensure each page is properly scanned, and batch barcode support for simplified file sorting and searching
  • Versatile Media Handling - Easily scans business and plastic cards, including embossed plastic cards‡, and a variety of documents up to 236" in length‡
  • Scan Destinations - E-mail, OCR, File, Image, FTP, Network, Print, and Microsoft SharePoint®‡
  • Kofax VRS® Certified‡ - An industry leader in image processing software that automatically examines scanned materials and applies the appropriate image correction settings for optimal scan results
  • Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® compatible
  • At your side support - 1 Year Limited Warranty and online, call, or live chat -- free support for the life of your scanner.
  • Rapid Image Processing - Via the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface

Document Handling

Acceptable Media Types
Daily Duty Cycle‡
Maximum Paper Capacity (sheets)
Maximum Paper Size: Multiple Sheets
8.5" x 14"
Maximum Paper Size: Single Sheet‡
8.5" x 236"‡
Media Weights: Multiple Sheets
7.5 lb. - 106 lb
Media Weights: Single Sheets
7.5 lb. - 106 lb
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


Advanced Scanning Features
Continuous Scan‡, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, Scan Profiles
Direct Scanning Destinations‡
File, Shared Folder, Image, E-mail, FTP/SFTP, OCR, Print, Network, SharePoint
Duplex Scanning
Image Sensor
Dual CCD
Maximum Black Scan Speed: Duplex‡ (ppm)
Maximum Black Scan Speed: Simplex‡ (ppm)
Maximum Color Scan Speed: Duplex‡ (ppm)
Maximum Color Scan Speed: Simplex‡ (ppm)
Maximum Interpolated Scan Resolution
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Driver Compatibility
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


Automatic Document Feeder
100-sheet capacity ADF
LCD Display
2-line mono
Scanner Type

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)


Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
24.0" x 12.7" x 10.3"
Unit Weight (lbs)
Carton Width
Carton Height
Carton Length
Carton Weight
27.8 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 = 17.6W / Sleep = 2.7W / Scanning = 53W
Power Source
AC Adapter

What's Included

Carton Contents
PDS-5000F 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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