The overall rating is based on review by our experts
Features5 / 10
Performance5 / 10
Usability6 / 10
Offering true Network features with no need to install software at multiple locations, the ADS-2800W scans documents for immediate accessibility across teams, departments and remote offices. Documents can be sent instantly to a Network location, email destination, File, Image, SharePoint® USB or OCR software.
The ADS-2800W has both wired and wireless connectivity for work station flexibility. Wireless connectivity allows the ADS-2800W to be located in various areas across the office, situated wherever is convenient. Our secure wireless Network capability offers peace of mind for IT departments, and business adaptability for users.
The ADS-2800W supports TWAIN and ISIS drivers for software integration and image processing functionality. Image processing functions prepare and clean scanned documents, improving the quality of the scanned image for storing, editing, sharing and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) requirements. Business critical documents are easy to read and reference when archiving for disaster recovery.
With Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity, speedy colour scanning at up 60 impressions per minute (30 pages per minute) and a 50 sheet ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), the ADS-2800W is the ideal scanning solution for small to medium offices.
Offering true network capability with no need to install software at multiple location points, Brother Network scanners allow documents to be scanned directly from the machine to multiple devices. With one simple press of a button or Touchscreen*, scans can be quickly and easily shared across teams and departments; improving workflow efficiency and increasing productivity.
*Touchsceen on ADS-2800W and ADS-3600W models only.
Using the colour touchscreen, scanned documents can be sent instantly to pre-selected destinations for quick and simple scanning, saving time and staff training. Routine scan jobs can be pre-configured more quickly and with fewer steps, improving workflow efficiency.
Direct scanning to favourite locations such as a departmental folders, email recipients or OCR software means routine tasks can be performed quickly and simply. This reduces the need for staff training and speeds up everyday workflow.
Brother Solutions Interface (BSI)
BSI is a software interface that enables third-party developers to build custom solutions for, or to integrate with, Brother devices. Customised menus and screens can be created to provide new capabilities – helping customers improve operations as well as reducing costs, wastage and risk.
Secure Function Lock (SFL)
SFL is a security function which can disable or enable configuration settings and allow user restrictions to be put in place. It also has a public mode which allows functions to be left unrestricted. SFL allows administrators to restrict scanner settings per user, allowing for function management and improved security.
Scan to USB Host
The scan to USB Host feature allows the connection of an external storage flash drive up to 64 GB.
Document feeding mode
Optical Resolution (dpi)
W 306 ｘ D 258 ｘ H 250
Recommended Daily Volume
Up to 2,500 scans per day
Mac OS X 10.6 or higher, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XPWindows® XP (32-bit only), Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Mac® OS X v10.8.x and up, Linux®
ABBYY® FineReader® Sprint v.12, ABBYY® PDF Transformer+ (Windows®), Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE (Windows®), Control Center 4 (Windows®), Control Center 2 (Mac®)