Very slow in scanning to searchable PDF. As Analyst for printers, scanners, and projectors, Tony Hoffman tests and reviews these products and provides news coverage for these categories. The default resolution for scanning to file PDF is ppi, which should be more than enough for most business documents. On the downside, it was slower than its rated speed, and particularly slow at scanning to searchable PDF, and was subject to more misfeeds than is usual for a desktop scanner. Products for Business Products for Home.

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When you first launch Control Center, you get a choice between simple and advanced interfaces; the advanced one gives you much more flexibility. As was the case when I tested the ADS, I experienced a relatively high number of misfeeds for a desktop scanner in our testing.

Tony has worked at PC Magazine sincefirst as a Staff Editor, then as Reviews Editor, and more recently as Managing Editor for the printers, scanners, and projectors team.

It has a straight-through brkther path from the ADF into the output tray, and supports the scanning of business cards as well as plastic cards. Products for Business Products for Home.

In addition to editing, T PURA Pick up roller. Impressively, it maintained the same speeds when scanning to searchable PDF, scanning and processing our test document in a minute flat.


Brother ADS-2500w – document scanner – desktop – LAN, Wi-Fi

PaperPort lets you scan to multiple destinations, displayed at the bottom of the screen with icons. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. I did our timed tests over an Ethernet connection, with brothet scanner’s driver and software installed on a PC running Windows Vista. It can scan to a variety of destinations and showed very good OCR quality in our testing.

See Shipping Policy for details and conditions. You can scan also scan to Android phones or tablets over a user-supplied cable. You can control many functions, including scan destinations, from its 3.

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In my testing, using the scan utility’s default settings to scan to file color image PDF 2500a ppiit averaged For maximum scanner life, it is best to choose a scanner with a daily duty cycle that exceeds your scanning requirements. Brothed Editors’ Choice Canon imageFormula DR-C not only was true to its rated speed for both simplex and duplex scanning which is the same as the Brother’sit lost no time in scanning to searchable PDF.

Best for help with: The included software makes the ADSW brohter powerful scanning package. Brother’s Control Center scan utility is simple and quite useful, with buttons for 4 scan destinations: For duplex scanning, its tested speed fell a bit to Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity.


ImageCenterâ„¢ ADS-2500W

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Very good OCR performance. How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls. It can scan to multiple destinations, and it performed very well in OCR accuracy. Slow for its rated speed. The default resolution for as to file PDF is ppi, which should be more than enough for most business documents. Legal Disclaimers If free shipping is indicated above: They’re listed below under additional applications, but could easily be overlooked if you took the above description at face value.

PageManager if you use the scanner with a Mac. Contact Support In order to best assist you, please use one of brotyer channels below to contact the Brother support team.