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Brother ADS2000E

Brother ADS2000E
alaScore 98

13 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Brother ADS2000E. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Brother ADS2000E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Brother ADS2000E from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on

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This summary is based on the products: Brother High Speed Desktop Document Scanner (ImageCenter ADS-2000e)Brother High Speed Desktop Document Scanner (ImageCenter ADS-2000e)

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: William Harrel (

Brother ImageCenter ADS-2000e


The Brother ImageCenter ADS-2000e is a capable, reliable, and affordable entry-level document scanner that comes with an excellent software package.

Inexpensive. Fast scanning and text recognition for the price. Accurate OCR. Supports scanning to USB thumb drives. Includes lots of powerful software.

Slower than some competing scanners when saving to searchable PDF. No Wi-Fi support. Rare multipage paper jams in testing.

The Brother ImageCenter ADS-2000e created and saved searchable PDFs a bit slower than both the Canon DR-C225 and the Fujitsu iX500, but it also costs less. And it allows you to scan to flash memory via a built-in USB port. Unlike the Fujitsu model,...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Max Mutter (

Brother ImageCenter ADS-2000e Review


This model gets you high end speed but not high end scan quality

Fast, large document feeder

Mediocre scan quality for its price range, need 3rd party drive to run on Mac

The delivers on speed but not quite on scan quality, making only good for those speed demons that aren't fussy about PDFs looking slightly faded.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: ITGEEK (

Better than most


Bought several of these for my staff so they could scan at their desks. The scanner is very easy to set up and works great. Would recommend it.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Scanner Type:ADF

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Drivers included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Media thickness (min):0.25
Multi feed detection: Yes
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Photo paper, Plain paper, Plastic Card


Scan drivers:ICA, ISIS, SANE, TWAIN, WIA
Scan file formats:PDF
Scan to:File, Image, OCR, USB
Sensor Type:Dual CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Input Voltage:120
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power Consumption (Standby):4
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC


ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):24
ADF scan speed (colour, A4):24
Colour scanning: Yes
Duplex ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):24
Duplex ADF scan speed (colour, A4):24
Duplex scanning: Yes
Enhanced scan resolution:1200 x 1200
Film scanning: No
Gray scale levels:256
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan size:215.9 x 863.6
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output colour depth:24

System requirements

Linux operating systems supported: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :18
Package depth:29.2
Package height:28.4
Package weight:4.9
Package width:38.4