The Brother Workhorse PDS-6000 color desktop scanner is an excellent choice for small to mid-sized businesses with localized high scan volume environments looking for productivity enhancing features and flexible integration capabilities. Equipped with fast, single-pass duplex scanning capabilities up to 80ppm‡ to help maximize workgroup productivity. 100-page capacity auto document feeder helps optimize time spent at device. Optimal character recognition (OCR) and other robust image optimization features allow for high-precision scanning. Supports a wide range of scan-to destinations including: email, Network folders, FTP, and SharePoint‡. Offers a wide range of industry standard drivers for easy integration, and Kofax VRS® compatible for improved image optimization.
Ideal for High-Volume Scanning Environments. Features a 100-page capacity auto document feeder (ADF) and offers 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 80ppm‡.
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. Includes 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‡.
Offers a Wide Range of Scan Destinations. Supports E-mail, OCR, File, Image, FTP, Network, Print, and 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.
Wide Compatibility. Supports Windows, Mac®, and Linux® and offers a wide range of industry standard drivers for easy integration.
At your side support. 1 year limited warranty and online, call, or live chat -- free support for the life of your product.
Continuous Scan‡, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, Scan Profiles
Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm)‡
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‡
TWAIN, WIA, ICA, ISIS, SANE
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)
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
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
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.
Duplex Scan Speed ‡ (ipm)
Color and monochrome scan speed with all advanced features turned off, LTR at 300dpi.
Certified with Kofax VRS® versions Elite 5.1 and Express 3.1. Windows® only. Additional purchase required.
Max. Paper Size (single sheet)‡
Single sheet, single-sided at 200 dpi.
Plastic Card Scanning‡
Plastic card scanning with A4 carrier sheet. Additional purchase required.
Scan Drivers Included ‡
ISIS driver not available for Windows® XP. SANE driver available for download from Brother Solutions Center. Visit http://solutions.brother.com.
Scan to Features ‡
Scan to OCR, email, FTP, network, printer, Microsoft SharePoint® and Microsoft Office formats via the included Button Manager V2 software.
Scanning Speed ‡ (ppm)
Color and monochrome scan speed with all advanced features turned off, LTR at 300dpi. S
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