Document scanner BROTHER ADS1200, A4 2-sided document scanner 25 ppm 2-sided colour/mono

The Brother ADS-1200 Compact Desktop Scanner is ideally suited for small office/home office professionals with its compact design and simple workflow applications. The ADS-1200 offers a single-pass, duplex, color scan, large capacity auto document feeder and a dedicated card slot for easy scanning of plastic cards.




24 Months Warranty


Document scanner – portable

Interface Type

USB 3.0, USB 2.0 (Host)

Additional Functions

Scan to USB, scan to file, scan to email, scan to OCR, scan to image

Max Supported Document Size

215.9 x 863 mm

Input Type


Grayscale Depth

8-bit (256 colours)

Colour Depth

48-bit colour

Colour Depth (External)

24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Optical Resolution

600 dpi x 600 dpi

Interpolated Resolution

1200 dpi x 1200 dpi

Scan Mode


Automatic Duplexing


Scanning Sensor Type

Dual CIS

Max Document Scan Speed B/W

25 ppm

Max Document Scan Speed Colour

25 ppm

Duty Cycle

1000 scans per day

Scanner Speed Details

25 ppm – black & white – A4

25 ppm – colour – A4

50 ipm – duplex – black & white – A4

50 ipm – duplex – colour – A4

Compliant Standards


Max Document Size

215.9 mm x 863 mm

Supported Document Type

Plain paper, plastic card, receipts

Document Feeder Type


Document Storage Capacity

20 sheets


USB 2.0 (Host) – Type A

USB 3.0 – Micro-B



Power Device

External power adapter

Voltage Required

AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

Power Consumption Operational (Standby)

8 Watt

Power Consumption Stand by

3.2 Watt

Power Consumption Sleep

1.3 Watt

Software Included

Nuance Power PDF, Nuance PaperPort 14 SE

OS Required

Linux, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Apple macOS 10.12.x, Apple macOS 10.13.x, Apple MacOS X 10.11.6


30 cm


10.3 cm


8.3 cm


1.36 kg

Shipping Width

38 cm

Shipping Depth

15.7 cm

Shipping Height

20 cm

Shipping Weight

1.9 kg

Service & Support

Limited warranty – 2 years

Sound Emission

50 dBA

  • The compact size and portability of the ADS-1200 combined with its fast scan speeds and image optimization features, make it a perfect fit for the home or small office.
  • Mass Storage Device recognition enables you to scan and retrieve files without having to install any special software on the connected PC.
  • Scans single and double-sided, color and black and white documents in a single pass, all in a compact, lightweight design.
  • Easily scan documents, receipts and photos through the large capacity auto document feeder.
  • Compact design and powering through a USB 3.0 connection to a laptop or PC makes it highly portable for mobile professionals.
  • Dedicated card slot makes scanning plastic cards quick and easy.
  • Enhances scans with automatic color detection/adjustment, image rotation (PC only), bleed through/background removal, text enhancement, color drop.