DS-720D Portable Document Scanner

Portable 2-sided scanner for anywhere, anytime



Usage type Mobile


USB interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Dimensions & weights

With carton 354 W x 254 D x 70 H mm
With carton 1180 g
Without carton 291 W x 67 D x 41 H mm
Weight 500 g

Energy Consumption

Operating Up to 2.5 watts
Ready mode 1 watts
Sound pressure 50 dBA


Operating humidity 15 - 85%
Operating temperature 5 - 35C

In the box

Others DSmobile 720D Scanner, Micro USB Cable, Carrier Sheet, Calibration Sheet, Cleaning Cloth, Soft Carrying Bag, Installation DVD with software and drivers, User's Manual (printable from DVD), Quick Setup Guide, Warranty Sheet, and Product Registration Sheet
Software disc Windows and Mac drivers, DSmobileCapture, Button Manager v2 with Cloud Document Storage, Nuance® PaperPort 12 SE, NewSoft® Presto! ® BizCard 6  

Media specifications

Types and sizes Photo, Paper, Card (embossed)
Weights 60g - 105 gsm
ADF media sizes Paper 1-sided: 90x55-812.8x215.9mm, Paper 2-sided: 90x55-406.4x215.9mm, Plastic card: 40x40-86x86mm, Paper Thickness: 0.07-0.8mm


2-Sided scan Yes
Scan to Image, email, Printer, Network, FTP, OCR (software supplied)
Colour A4 scan speed 7.5 ppm
Greyscale 16/8 bit
Interpolated scan resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi
SANE compatibility Yes
Scan resolution from ADF 600 x 600
TWAIN compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP


Warranty 12 months
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Downloads & Drivers

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Manuals & Guides

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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:

Screen shot of New Soft Presto! Page Manager software

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.

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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.

Screen shot of Button Manager V2 software on Brother DS-620 portable document scanner

Button Manager V2 (Windows®)

Provides an easy way to scan and send documents, choose up to nine different destinations for your frequently performed tasks.

Customer Reviews

DS-720D is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 96.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from YA NO PUDE CONFIGURARLO EN MACBOOK con BIG SUR No pude configurar mi escaner en mi nueva computadora MacBook Air con Big Sur
Date published: 2021-06-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Schlechte Qualität Vor drei Monaten gekauft und schon mehrmalls verflucht! Die Installation ist eine absolute Katastrophe. Ich habe den Scanner gekauft um die Hausaufgaben meines Sohnes (Homeschooling) einzuscannen. Insgesamt habe ich das Gerät vielleicht zehn Mal benutzt. Die ersten fünf Mal funktionierte das Scannen problemlos. Die Qualität ist nicht die beste, aber das Gerät war ja auch nicht teuer. Leider wird es von meinem Rechner nicht mehr sofort erkannt. Das Programm PaperPort läuft auch nicht mehr wirklich gut. Dazu muss ich sagen, das ist das einzige USB-Gerät, das nicht erkannt wird und auch alle anderen Programme laufen einwandfrei. Ich muss das Gerät Mehrmalls anschließen bis es schlussendlich dann doch funktioniert und die Dokumente einscannen kann. Das kostet Zeit! Wenn ich könnte, würde ich das Gerät zurück geben.
Date published: 2021-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! Software is a little clunky, but the scanner itself works great. However, it doesn’t seem to be able to scan something much longer than a legal size piece of paper.
Date published: 2020-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use-easy to set up Easy set-up. Works right out of the box. Easy to use.
Date published: 2020-08-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from DSMobile 720D Would be a better unit if the information collected was put in a data base, such as NEAT does.
Date published: 2020-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from accessories unavailable Not a great scanner but lives up to expectations and fulfills my needs except I cannot find 2 of the accessories and inquiries about purchasing replacements are not answered. I have very sophisticated scanners but are all too big for the niche this one fills. The manual, like many from Asia, leaves me perplexed; had to contact support more than once because of manual illegibility. For the price, size and performance, I would buy it again but put the flimsy, plastic-wrap accessories in a safe. You lose them and it's sayōnara brother!
Date published: 2020-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this scanner I was involved in Indy Car racing for years and had many books of photos which I wanted to digitize. I wanted something small that I could just put on the couch as I was watching TV. I have now scanned 1500 pictures with no jams, great color, does both glossy and matte equally well. I would definitely recommend this scanner to anyone. It's also very quick. It scans pictures at 300 dpi with 24 bit color. Can't beat it for the price.
Date published: 2020-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super depuis mon achat c est super je scanne tous mais vraiment tous j adore
Date published: 2020-05-31
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Industry Application

Brother Scanners for Field Services

Field Services

For business people on the go, mobile scanning offers the perfect solution especially when space and availability of mains power and centralised computers are limited. Hard copies can be digitised, optimised and effectively stored or shared without the need for a computer.

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