Brother ADS-1200 Scanner


Brother ADS-1200 Scanner
ADS1200 (New)


The Brother ADS-1200 Compact Desktop Document Scanner with 20-page capacity auto document feeder quickly scans stacks of single and double-sided, color and black and white documents up to 25ppm in a single pass. Its economical, portable and compact design makes the ADS-1200 perfectly suited for the home or small office. The ADS-1200 handles multiple media types and paper sizes, and features a dedicated card slot for scanning plastic cards. Included for advanced functionality is a robust software suite with document management and OCR programs.

Main Features
  • Fast scan speeds in a space-saving design. Scans single and double-sided, color and black and white documents in a single pass at up to 25 ppm, all in a compact, lightweight design.
  • Handles a variety of documents automatically. Easily scan documents up to 34" long, receipts and photos through the 20-page capacity auto document feeder.
  • Compatible with the way you work. Supports multiple Scan-to destinations such as File, OCR, Email, and USB flash memory drive to help optimize your business processes.
  • Portable and convenient power. Compact design and powering through a Micro USB 3.0 connection to a laptop or PC makes it highly portable for mobile professionals.
  • Quickly and easily scan without installing software. Mass Storage Device support via Scan to USB allows scanning and retrieval of files simply by opening the drive on your connected PC.
  • Versatile scanning. Dedicated card slot makes scanning plastic cards quick and easy.
  • Optimizes images and text for storage/classification. Enhances scans with automatic color detection/adjustment, image rotation (PC only), bleed through prevention/background removal, text enhancement, color drop.
  • Flexibility to support your business processes/system. Supports Windows, Mac® and Linux® environments and offers TWAIN, WIA, ICA, and SANE drivers.
  • Do more with bundled software. The included software suite provides document management and OCR software.
  • At your side support. 1 year limited warranty with free online, call, or live chat technical support for the life of your scanner.

Advanced Scan Features

Barcode Support
Barcode Types Supported
Code 39, Code 128, Codabar, UPC-E, EAN13 / JAN13, QR Code, PDF417, ITF, GS1-128, UPC-A, EAN8 / JAN8, Code 93, Data Matrix
Color Dropout
Red, Blue, Green
Paper Jam Sensor
Scanner Services
Hole Punch Removal, Edge Fill, Background Removal, Continuous Scanning, 2-in-1 Scanning, USB Direct Interface, Plastic Card Scanning, Deskew Support

Connectivity & Compatibility

Bluetooth Compatibility
Cloud Services (Brother iPrint&Scan)
OneDrive, iCloud (MAC ® OS required), Google Drive™, DropBox, Evernote®
Mobile Device Compatibility
Brother iPrint&Scan
Standard Interface(s)
Micro USB 3.0
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)
ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, FTP Client and Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client
Wi-Fi Certified


Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H"]
6.3" x 15.0" x 8.5"
Carton Weight (lbs)
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H"]
11.7" x 3.9" x 3.4"
Unit Weight (lbs)

Document Handling

Daily Duty Cycle (max. pages)
up to 1000 scans per day
Paper Capacity (max. sheets)
Paper Size: Multiple Sheets (max.)
8.5" (W) x 11" (L)
Paper Size: Single Sheet (max.)
8.5" (W) x 34" (L)
Plastic Card Sizes (Min/Max)
2.0" (W) x 3.18" (L) / 2.17" (W) x 3.56" (L)
Plastic Card Thickness
0.76mm - 1.02mm / Embossed up to 1.24mm


Scanner Type


ENERGY STAR® Certified
Power Consumption - Power Off/Ready/Scanning/Sleep
0.1W / 3.2W / 8W / 1.3W
Power Source
110-120 V AC 50 / 60 Hz


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 CIS
Included Software
Nuance® PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows, Brother iPrint&Scan, Power PDF
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
PDF Single-page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF/A), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), JPEG (JPG), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF)
Scan To Feature
E-mail, Cloud Services (Brother iPrint&Scan), Workflow (Brother iPrint&Scan), Image, OCR, File, USB
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)

What's Included

Carton Contents
ADS-1200 Scanner, AC Adapter, Quick Setup Guide, Warranty Sheet, and Product Registration Sheet
1 Year Limited