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ADS-2100e Desktop Document Scanner

Perfect 2-sided document scanner for your desktop

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  • ISIS compatibility

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The ADS2100e is perfect for daily business scan requirements. Features include scan-to searchable PDF for quick referencing and one touch scanning direct to a computer or USB storage device.

Key Features

  • up to 24ppm/48ipm 2-sided scan
  • 50 sheet ADF
  • Direct Scan to PC and USB
  • Scan-to email, Image, Printer, File, SharePoint, OCR
  • TWAIN, WIA, ICA, SANE drivers


With 24 page per minute (48 images per minute) scan speed through the 50 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), the ADS-2100e is perfect for small to medium office environments. Scan and archive documents quickly and easily with scan-to Searchable PDF and a range of bundled software.


The multipage detection feature identifies paper feed errors; helping to preserve original documents and maintain clear scanned images, whilst the easy to use touch button panel enables scanning direct to a USB storage device or computer.


Industry Application

Brother Scanners for Healthcare


GP surgeries, hospitals, dental practices and other medical and healthcare organisations have an ever-increasing need to digitise information both accurately and securely. However, office space is often limited particularly at reception desks and security is always a key concern.

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Home Office

Scanning for the home office allows space saving and gives peace of mind knowing that important files, photos and documents are backed up and can be accessed from mobile devices.

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High volumes of daily delivery notes can be easily managed when converted into digital documents, resulting in faster turnaround times for clients, greater back-office efficiency and records management compliance for disaster recovery. Robust, reliable scanning is essential.


This product is equipped with a selection of out-of-the-box and downloadable software that makes scanning easier and improves the content of the final digital output:

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PageManager® version 9 SE (Mac)

Allows users to scan and organise digitised files with the ability to view, edit, send and save files as searchable PDF, HTML, RTF or TXT files.

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Nuance® PaperPort 12 SE (Windows®)

Combines fast, easy scanning with powerful PDF creation for simplified management of all your documents with the ability to view, edit and share PDF files.

Screen shot of Nuance PaperPort PDF Converter software

Nuance® PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows®)

Simple to use software that lets you improve the way you create, convert and securely share PDF files.

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NewSoft® Presto!® BizCard 6 (Windows® & Mac)

Quickly and easily converts contact information on business cards into a convenient, searchable, digital database that can be easily synchronised between PCs, notebooks and mobile devices.

Brother Control Centre 4 software for ADS-2100

Brother Control Center 4 (Windows®) & Control Center 2 (Mac)

Managing the Scan to functions (image, OCR, email and File). Advanced functions include: Auto Deskew, Skip Blank Page, Auto Image rotation and Bleed through prevention/ remove.

Ratings and Reviews

Customer reviews

ADS-2100e is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent for small office needs This machine is small enough to sit on the office desk .It performs with speed and is idea for scanning documents to the pc. Good value for money
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from TonyJ This is easy to use and quick, no fuss with good results!
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and easy scanning This product is the perfect tool for going paperless at home, with a direct scanning button or the ability to set up quick scan button through the software. It scans both sides of the page with one pass and is super speedy. Thoroughly recommend this product.
Date published: 2016-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I needed a quick efficient dedicated scanner that was easy to use. Having looked at reviews I decided that the Brother ADS2100e seemed a good option for me and thought the price was very reasonable. Having now used this for 2 weeks or so I am delighted with my purchase. I would definitely recommend this scanner.
Date published: 2015-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Scanner at a great price - Excellent I purchased this to scan double sided documents for archive purposes and to scan a few old photographs. I have hired more expensive scanners before to do the same job for a weekend or so and probably for not much less than this actually cost to buy outright. I have scanned some 2000 documents so far and prefer the bundled CC4 software for ease of use although the free Paperport software than came with it is useful for creating searchable .pdf files. Great that you can take it away from a PC and scan to USB device without the need for a computer (you just need to tell it beforehand what file format to save scanned documents to USB). Really great product - highly recommended and so pleased that I purchased it.
Date published: 2015-09-04
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