High-Speed Network Document Scanner for Mid to Large Size Workgroups
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Scan Speed
Advanced Features Scan Resolution
Network User Interface
Up to 50ppm (100ipm) (monochrome & color) Auto Deskew, Skip Blank Page, Auto ImageRotation,Multifeed Detection, Backgound Smoothing/Display Scanning Results, Carrier Sheet Mode, Plastic Card Mode up to 1,200 x 1,200dpi
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Super-Speed USB3.0 device/host, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T

The ADS-3000N High-Speed Desktop Scanner with Gigabit Ethernet and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity offers powerful features for mid- to large size workgroups that help simplify the way documents are captured, managed, processed, and delivered. Using the 50-page capacity auto document feeder, it captures single and double-sided documents in a single pass at speeds of up to 50ppm‡, making it perfect for scanning multi-page, two-sided business documents, as well as single-page documents up to 5000mm long‡, receipts, business cards, photographs, and plastic cards. Easily scan to a wide variety of destinations, including OCR, email, print, network, FTP/SFTP, USB flash memory drive‡, Microsoft® SharePoint®, as well as mobile devices using the free Brother iPrint&Scan app‡. 

The ADS-3000N boasts various integrated image optimization features, including multi-feed detection with paper jam sensor, background removal, blank page removal and deskew support, and many more. It also includes a powerful suite of scanning software, including advanced OCR, PDF editing, and desktop document management programs. 

Plus, the ADS-3000N is compatible with Kofax VRS®‡. An industry leader in image processing software, Kofax VRS® dynamically evaluates each scanned page and automatically applies the correct image quality settings for maximum output enhancement, making the ADS-3000N the ideal scanning package for your business.

Main Features

Flexible Scanning Sizes

Flexible Scanning Sizes

Easily scans documents, photos, receipts, business and embossed plastic cards, and more - from business card size up to 8.5"(W) x 196"(L)



An industry leader in image processing software that automatically examines scanned materials and applies the appropriate image correction settings for optimal scan results

Advanced Features

Advanced Features

Up to 600 dpi optical resolution, 1200 dpi (interpolated) plus a robust collection of image optimization features including hole punch removal, background removal, blank page removal, deskew support, and more

Scan Destinations

Scan Destinations

Include a variety of destinations such as E-mail, OCR, File, Image, USB, E-mail Server, Network folders, FTP/SFTP, Microsoft® SharePoint®, Web, Cloud, and mobile devices via the free Brother iPrint&Scan app.

Improve Productivity and Save Time

Improve Productivity and Save Time

Featuring scan speeds ranging from 30ppm to 50ppm, higher scan speeds save time for multiple users and on large volume scanning tasks.

Scans two-sided documents with scan speed ranging from 60ipm to 100ipm in a single pass with dual CIS and 50-sheet auto document feeder (ADF)


Networking (Wired)
Colour Scanning
Duplex 2-sided Scan (Up to A4)


Automatic duplex (2-sided) Scan up to A4, High Speed Automatic Colour Document Scanner, High Speed Automatic Colour Document Scanner with Networking, Scan, Wired Networking, Colour scan, Scan to USB flash memory drives, Scan to Searchable PDF, Scan to Mobile Device (Android), Scan to Mobile Device (IOS)
Cortex-A9 800MHz
Back Up Clock
Up to 24 hours
256 MB
Dual CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, USB Host, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Control Button
Scan to PC key (with LED), Scan to USB key (with LED), Power button (LED), 3 x Scan to Network buttons
Paper Sensor
Electro-Mechanical, Ultrasonic

Scanning Capability

27~413g/m2(11~110lb) *For best performance it is recommended to use a carrier sheet for the following weights: 27-39 g/m2.
Carrier Sheet Scan
Width : 51 to 215.9 mm (2.0" to 8.5") Length: 51 to 355.6 mm (2.0" to 14.0")
Scan to Feature
Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Post Card (JPN), Business Card, Plastic Card (Embossed), Plastic Card (Non-Embossed), Carrier Sheet
Plastic Card Scan
50 Sheets
Optical Scanning Resolution
50 Sheets

Dimension / Weight

Dimension (W x D x H)
W 306 x D 258 x H 250
4.45 kg


Scanner Driver (Windows)
WIA Windows® XP, WIA Windows® Vista, WIA Windows® 7, TWAIN Windows® XP, TWAIN Windows® Vista, TWAIN Windows® 7
Scanner Driver (Macintosh)
TWAIN for MacOS 10.3 and higher, ICA for MacOS 10.3 and higher
Scanner Driver (Linux)
ISIS Scanner Driver
PDF Editor (Windows)
ABBYY PDF Transformer Plus
PaperPort 14 SE+ABBYY FineReader Sprint v.12 for Win
Viewer (Mac)
ABBYY FineReader Sprint v.12 for Mac
Captiva QuickScan Pro Trial (Web DL)
Control Center
Control Center 4 - Windows (Ver.4.0) / Mac (Ver.2.0)
Remote Setup
Windows, Mac
Network Management Tool
BRAdmin Light(Windows / Mac), BRAdmin-Pro3(Windows), Web Based Management(Recommend Windows Internet Explorer 8.0/10.0/11.0 (For Windows), Safari 8.0 (For Mac)


Protocol(IPv4) - ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, ICMP, Web Services (Scan), SNTP Client, Network Security (Wired)- SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (HTTPS, SMTP), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
First 2 years Carry-in


Scanning Capability
Colour & Mono, Mono
Scan to Feature
Network, FTP, Email, Image, OCR, File, USB, Searchable PDF
Duplex Scan
Plastic Card Scan
Carrier Sheet Scan
Optical Scanning Resolution
Max 600 x 600 dpi
Interpolated Scanning Resolution
Max 1200 x 1200 dpi
Scanning Speed(Mono)
50 ppm 300dpi (1.2 seconds (A4/LTR)
Scanning Speed (Color)
50 ppm 300dpi (1.2 seconds (A4/LTR)
Duplex Scanning Speed(Mono)
100ipm(50ppm) 300dpi (1.2 seconds (A4/LTR) *The 1.2 seconds means from the moment paper feed starts to the moment next paper will start to feed.
Duplex Scanning Speed (Color)
100ipm(50ppm) (100 image per min.) (1.2 seconds (A4/LTR)
24-bit color
Gray Scale
256 levels
1-bit monochrome
Color Depth (Int. / Ext.)
30 bit / 24 bit
Document Scanning Width
A4,LTR : 212 mm, 8.34 inch
Multifeed sensor


Power Source
AC: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz DC: 24V, 1.9A
Power Consumption(Ready)
Power Consumption(Deep Sleep)
Power Consumption(Scanning)
Daily Duty Cycle
5000 Sheets (A4/LTR)
Noise Level

Accessories (Requires Separate Purchase)

Consumable ID Description Type
CS-A3001 Carrier Sheet (500 times) Accessories (requires separate purchase)
CS-CA001 Carrier Sheet for Plastic Card (500 times) Accessories (requires separate purchase)

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our products and services.

Energy Saving


- Brother's Energy Star® qualified products help you conserve energy and reduce your electricity bills in your home and work environment. ENERGY STAR®Brother ENERGY STAR® qualified products help you conserve energy in your work environment.
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Sleep Mode

- The sleep mode feature automatically reduces power consumption with the sleep mode feature that only powers up when you need to print/scan Sleep ModeThe sleep mode feature automatically lets a machine rest when it’s not being used, but it can still receive data and start printing automatically

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Resource Saving

Paint free body design

- Brother products have removed or reduced the use of paint to improve plastic recyclability.



- Brother products are ROHS compliant. The use of hazardous materials, regulated by the RoHS EU Directive, are eliminated or are limited during production RoHSBrother products are ROHS compliant. The use of hazardous materials, regulated by the RoHS EU Directive, has been avoided to help protect our environment.
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- All manufacturing facilities of the Brother Group have an environmental management system that meets the standard of ISO14001 ISO14001All manufacturing facilities of the Brother Group have an environmental management system that are certified with ISO14001.

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