Brother ImageCenter ADS-2400N User Manual

Brother ImageCenter ADS-2400N User Manual

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User's Guide
ADS-2400N / ADS-2800W / ADS-3000N / ADS-3600W
ADS-2400N
ADS-2800W
ADS-3000N
ADS-3600W
Version 0
USA

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide ADS-2400N / ADS-2800W / ADS-3000N / ADS-3600W ADS-2400N ADS-2800W ADS-3000N ADS-3600W Version 0...
  • Page 2: Brother Numbers

    Register your product online at www.brother.com/registration By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: • may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: For Customer Service

    Customer Experience Team 1, rue Hotel de Ville Dollard-des-Ormeaux, PQ, Canada H9B 3H6 Service center locator (USA only) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) or visit us on-line at www.brother-usa.com/service Service center locations (Canada only) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, visit us at www.brother.ca/support...
  • Page 4 This Guide provides useful information about PDF file / Brother Ethernet network settings and security settings using Solutions Center the Brother machine. You can also find supported protocol information for your machine and detailed troubleshooting tips. Web Connect Guide This Guide provides useful information about...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting Started Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan to PC Scan to Image ControlCenter4 Scan your document directly For scanning from the Control ® (Windows into a graphics application for Panel of the machine: image editing.
  • Page 6 Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan to PC Scan to email ControlCenter4 Scan your document to your For scanning from the Control ® (Windows default email application, to Panel of the machine: (continued) send the scanned job as an ControlCenter2...
  • Page 7 Use the Nuance™ For scanning using the TWAIN/WIA supporting PaperPort™ 14SE application TWAIN/WIA driver: (continued) Driver for TWAIN/WIA included in the Brother MFL-Pro Scan Using Nuance™ ® Windows driver include: software suite, or other PaperPort™ 14SE or Other Users applications supporting TWAIN ®...
  • Page 8 Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan from Scan to USB — Scan your document and save Save Scanned Documents on a the Control the scanned image on a USB USB Flash Drive on page 158 Panel of the flash drive.
  • Page 9 Macintosh computer to view for iOS/OS X (iOS/OS X) and edit images and (ADS-2800W / documents that were scanned ADS-3600W) by a Brother machine and saved to iCloud. Download and install Brother ScanViewer from the App Store. View or Edit Brother Image Use your Android™...
  • Page 10 BRAdmin Light (Windows only) Allows you to manage a Brother machine connected Launch the BRAdmin Utility ® to the network. Using a computer, search for Brother (Windows ) on page 76 BRAdmin Professional 3 machines on the network, display device status ®...
  • Page 11 Saving Space and Managing Your Data Feature Description Scan to FTP/SFTP Allows you to transmit scanned data directly to an Scan Documents to an FTP/SFTP server without using a computer. This FTP Server on page 164 feature makes it easy to share large data files that Scan Documents to an cannot be sent by email.
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Adding ID Card Shortcuts (ADS-3600W only)...................16 Changing Shortcuts ...........................16 Editing Shortcut Names........................17 Deleting Shortcuts ..........................17 Recalling Shortcuts..........................17 ® Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows )....................18 General Setup (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N).....................19 Set Date&Time ..........................19 Set Sleep Time ..........................23 Select Your Language ........................27 Assign the Scan Feature to the Network Device Key 1-3..............31 General Setup (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ...................34...
  • Page 13 LDAP Authentication (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) .................50 Turning LDAP Authentication Lock On/Off ..................50 Document Specifications Acceptable Documents..........................51 Unacceptable Documents........................53 Loading Capacity..........................54 Area Not to be Perforated........................55 Conditions for Multifeed Detection.....................55 Scanning a Mixed Batch........................56 Carrier Sheet Recommendations ......................57 Notes for Using Carrier Sheets........................58 Scan Preparation Set Up Your Scanner..........................59 Load Documents............................60...
  • Page 14 Scan Using the Carrier Sheet......................93 Scan Plastic Cards ..........................94 Scan Documents to SharePoint ......................96 ® Create a Custom Tab (ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode) (Windows ) ...........98 Create a Custom Tab ........................98 Create a Custom Button in a Custom Tab..................99 ® Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows )................100 Scan Using ControlCenter2 (Macintosh) ....................107 Scan to Image ..........................108...
  • Page 15 Status Monitor Indicators.........................231 Monitor the Machine’s Status from Your Computer (Macintosh) ............233 Turn the AutoLoad Feature On/Off (ControlCenter2) ..............234 Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer.................235 Routine Maintenance Clean the Outside of the Machine ......................239 Clean the Scanner and Rollers......................241 Replace Supplies...........................245...
  • Page 16 Check the Serial Number (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N)..............275 Check the Serial Number (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ..............277 WLAN Enable/Disable (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W)...............277 Reset Functions..........................278 Reset the Machine (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N)................278 Reset the Machine (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ................279 Specifications General ..............................280 Scanner ..............................282 Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB).......................282 Interfaces ...............................283 Network..............................283...
  • Page 17: General Information

    General Information Using the Documentation Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. Symbols and Conventions Used in the Documentation The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
  • Page 18: About This Machine

    General Information About This Machine 1 Extendable Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 2 Paper Guides 3 Control Panel (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) 4 Front Cover 5 Extendable Output Tray 6 Document Stopper 7 USB 2.0 Port 8 Ethernet Cable Port 9 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Port (ADS-2400N / ADS-2800W) USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Port (ADS-3000N / ADS-3600W) 10 AC Adapter Connector 11 Security Slot...
  • Page 19: Control Panel Overview (Ads-2400N / Ads-3000N)

    General Information Control Panel Overview (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) 1 Error Indicator (with LED) The Error Indicator indicates that the machine is in an error state. For more information, see LED Indications (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) on page 286. 2 Power button (with LED) Turn the machine on and off.
  • Page 20 General Information Assign the Scan to FTP/SFTP, Scan to Network, Scan to Sharepoint, Scan to PC (Network Connect), or WS Scan function to these keys. After configuring the settings, press to select your assigned function. These buttons are available only when the machine is set up using the wired network method with the installation DVD-ROM and a USB cable (see the Quick Setup Guide).
  • Page 21: Control Panel Overview (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    If your Android™ device supports the NFC standard, scan to your device by touching it to the NFC logo. You must download and install Brother iPrint&Scan to your Android™ device to use this feature. (See Scanning with Near Field Communication (NFC) on page 24.)
  • Page 22: Touchscreen Lcd

    General Information Touchscreen LCD Select from four types of screens for the Home screen. When the Home screen is displayed, change the displayed screen by swiping left or right, or pressing d or c. The following screens display the machine’s status when the machine is idle. Scan 1 screen The Scan 1 screen provides access to the scan features, such as Scan to Web, Scan to PC, and Scan to Network.
  • Page 23 General Information NOTE “Swiping” means sliding your finger across the Touchscreen to display the next page or item. (WiFi Setup) A four-level indicator on the Ready mode screen displays the current wireless signal strength if you are using a wireless connection. (Settings) Press to access a menu of all machine settings, (see Settings Screen on page 10).
  • Page 24 General Information 4 to Web Press to connect the Brother machine to an Internet service (for more information, see the Web Connect Guide). 5 to PC Press to access the Scan to PC function. 6 to Network Press to access the Scan to Network function.
  • Page 25 General Information 13 Warning icon The warning icon appears when there is an error or maintenance message; press Detail to view it, and then press to return to Ready mode. For more information, see Error and Maintenance Messages on page 262. NOTE This product adopts the font of ARPHIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    General Information Settings Screen Press (Settings) to check and access all the machine’s settings.  General Setup Press to access the full Settings menu.  Shortcut Settings Press to add Shortcuts. For more information, see Shortcut Settings (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) on page 12. ...
  • Page 27 General Information Press a or b to display Auto. Press Auto. NOTE Press to go back to the previous screen or menu.
  • Page 28: Shortcut Settings (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    General Information Shortcut Settings (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Add the scan and Web Connect settings you use most frequently as your Shortcuts. Later recall and apply these settings. Add up to 48 Shortcuts. Adding Scan Shortcuts The following settings can be included in a scan Shortcut: to E-mail to FTP / Setting...
  • Page 29 General Information Do one of the following: If you pressed to USB, read the information on the Touchscreen, and then press OK to confirm it.  Go to step 8.  If you pressed to E-mail Server, read the information on the Touchscreen, and then press OK to confirm it.
  • Page 30: Adding Web Connect Shortcuts

    General Information Review the settings you have selected: To make more changes, return to step 8.  When finished, press Save as Shortcut.  Review your settings on the Touchscreen, and then press OK. Enter a name for the Shortcut. (For help entering letters, see Entering Text (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) on page 285.) Press OK.
  • Page 31: Adding Apps Shortcuts

    General Information Press the function you want. NOTE The available functions may vary depending on the service. Read and confirm the displayed list of functions you have selected, and then press OK. Enter a name for the Shortcut. (For help entering letters, see Entering Text (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) on page 285.) Press OK.
  • Page 32: Adding Id Card Shortcuts (Ads-3600W Only)

    General Information Adding ID Card Shortcuts (ADS-3600W only) Press Press a tab from 1 to 8 to display the Shortcut you want. Hold down the Shortcut button. Press Register NFC. NOTE • You cannot use the same ID card for different Shortcuts. •...
  • Page 33: Editing Shortcut Names

    General Information Editing Shortcut Names Edit a Shortcut name. Press Press a tab from 1 to 8 to display the Shortcut you want. Hold down the Shortcut button. Press Rename. To edit the name, hold down to delete the current name, and then enter a new name. (For help entering letters, see Entering Text (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) on page 285.) Press OK.
  • Page 34: Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows )

    General Information ® Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows Brother Utilities is an application launcher that offers convenient access to all Brother applications installed on your device. Launch Brother Utilities for your operating system: ® ® ®  Windows 7 / Windows Vista...
  • Page 35: General Setup (Ads-2400N / Ads-3000N)

    General Information General Setup (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Set Date&Time Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 36 (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears. NOTE For more information about Remote Setup, see Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer on page 235.
  • Page 37 General Information Select Initial Setup in the folder tree. ® Windows ...
  • Page 38 General Information  Macintosh Select Date&Time. If you set Auto Daylight to On, the time will be adjusted forward one hour in the spring and adjusted backward one hour in the autumn. Click OK.
  • Page 39: Set Sleep Time

    General Information Set Sleep Time Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 40 (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears. NOTE For more information about Remote Setup, see Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer on page 235.
  • Page 41 General Information Select General Setup in the folder tree. ® Windows ...
  • Page 42 General Information  Macintosh Select how long the machine must be idle before it goes into Sleep Time. To exit Sleep Time, do one of the following: • Press any key. • Open the Top Cover. • Load your document. •...
  • Page 43: Select Your Language

    General Information Select Your Language Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 44 General Information NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears.
  • Page 45 General Information Select Language in the folder tree. ® Windows ...
  • Page 46 General Information  Macintosh Select a language from the Language on Remote Setup drop-down list. Click OK. NOTE You must close the Remote Setup window to save the language change.
  • Page 47: Assign The Scan Feature To The Network Device Key 1-3

    General Information Assign the Scan Feature to the Network Device Key 1-3 (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 48 General Information NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
  • Page 49 General Information Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window appears. NOTE The Scan to Network Device option appears only when you select LAN as the connection interface at the time of installation. Select Network Device 1, Network Device 2 or Network Device 3 to which you want to assign the Scan to FTP feature.
  • Page 50: General Setup (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    General Information General Setup (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Set the Backlight Brightness If you are having difficulty reading the Touchscreen, try changing the brightness setting. Press (Settings). Press General Setup. Press LCD Settings. Press Backlight. Press Light, Med or Dark. Press Set the Dim Timer for the Backlight You can set how long the Touchscreen backlight stays on after the Home Screen is displayed.
  • Page 51: Select Your Language

    General Information Select Your Language Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Initial Setup. Press Initial Setup. Press Local Language. Press a or b to display your language. Press your language. Press Memory Storage Your menu settings are stored permanently and, in the event of a power failure, will not be lost. Temporary settings will be lost.
  • Page 52: Automatic Daylight Saving Time

    General Information Automatic Daylight Saving Time You can program the machine to change automatically for Daylight Saving Time. It will reset itself forward one hour in the spring and backward one hour in the fall. Make sure you have set the correct date and time in the Date &...
  • Page 53: Auto Power Off

    General Information Auto Power Off The Auto Power Off feature can save power consumption. Set the length of time that the machine will be in Sleep Time before it automatically powers off. When this feature is set to Off, you must power off the machine manually.
  • Page 54: Multifeed Detection

    NOTE (Scan to USB only) (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) If you selected JPEG as the file type, your Brother machine will save all data scanned before the multifeed error occurred. Press (Settings).
  • Page 55: Setting Lock (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Setting Lock lets you set a password to stop other people from accidentally changing your machine’s settings. Make a careful note of your password. If you forget it, you must call your administrator or Brother Customer Service to reset the passwords stored in the machine.
  • Page 56: Turn Setting Lock On/Off

    General Information Enter a new four-digit number as the password. Press OK. Re-enter your new password when the Touchscreen displays Verify:. Press OK. Press Turn Setting Lock On/Off If you enter the wrong password when following the instructions below, the Touchscreen displays Wrong Password.
  • Page 57: Secure Function Lock 3.0

    General Information Secure Function Lock 3.0 Secure Function Lock lets you restrict Public access to the following machine operations:  Scan to PC  Scan to FTP  Scan to Network  Scan to USB  Scan to Web  Scan to Email Server ...
  • Page 58: Before You Use Secure Function Lock 3.0

    General Information Before You Use Secure Function Lock 3.0 You can use a web browser to configure the Secure Function Lock settings. Before configuration, do the following: Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name). For example: http://192.168.1.2.
  • Page 59: Turning Secure Function Lock On/Off

    General Information Turning Secure Function Lock On/Off Click Administrator. Click User Restriction Function. Select Secure Function Lock or Off. Click Submit. NOTE The Secure Function Lock icon is displayed at the top of the screen.
  • Page 60: Configure Secure Function Lock 3.0 Using Web Based Management

    General Information Configure Secure Function Lock 3.0 Using Web Based Management Set up groups with restrictions and users with a password and card ID . You can create up to 100 restricted groups and 100 users. Configure these settings using a web browser. To set up the web page, see Before You Use Secure Function Lock 3.0 on page 42.
  • Page 61 General Information Select User List / Restricted Functions from the drop-down list for each user. Click Submit.
  • Page 62: Setting Up Card Authentication For Users (For Ads-3600W)

    General Information Setting Up Card Authentication for Users (For ADS-3600W) Before you can set up card authentication for users, you must use a web browser to create a list of users with their restricted operations. For more information, see Configure Secure Function Lock 3.0 Using Web Based Management on page 44. The NFC Reader may not be able to detect when the card is in a case or cover.
  • Page 63 General Information In the Public Mode row, clear the check box to restrict the operation in Public mode. Click Submit.
  • Page 64: Switching Users

    General Information Switching Users You can switch between registered restricted users and Public mode when Secure Function Lock is turned on. Changing to Restricted User mode using the Touchscreen Press Public XXXXX (Where xxxxx is the user’s name.) Press Change User. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display your user name.
  • Page 65: Active Directory Authentication (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    General Information Active Directory Authentication (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Active Directory Authentication restricts the use of the Brother machine. If Active Directory Authentication is enabled, the machine’s control panel will be locked. The machine’s settings cannot be changed until the user enters the user ID and password.
  • Page 66: Ldap Authentication (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    General Information LDAP Authentication (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) LDAP Authentication restricts the use of your Brother machine. The machine’s settings cannot be changed until the user enters the user ID and password. For more information about LDAP Authentication, see Network User’s Guide.
  • Page 67: Document Specifications

    Document Specifications Acceptable Documents NOTE Do not load documents that contain multiple page thicknesses, paper qualities, etc. Standard Paper Length 2.0 in. to 14 in. (51 mm to 356 mm) Width 2.0 in. to 8.5 in. (51 mm to 215.9 mm) Weight 7 lb to 110 lb (27 g/m to 413 g/m...
  • Page 68 Document Specifications Long Paper Length 11.7 in. to 14.0 in. (297 mm to 355.6 mm) Width 2.0 in. to 8.5 in. (51 mm to 215.9 mm) Weight 11 lb to 56 lb (40 g/m to 209 g/m Thickness 2 mil to 10 mil (0.06 mm to 0.26 mm) To scan thinner documents, use the Carrier Sheet.
  • Page 69: Unacceptable Documents

    Document Specifications Unacceptable Documents The following types of documents may not be scanned successfully:  Documents with a carbon sheet attached  Documents written in pencil  Documents of uneven thickness, such as envelopes  Documents with large wrinkles or curls ...
  • Page 70: Loading Capacity

    Document Specifications Loading Capacity The number of sheets that can be loaded in the Paper Guides is determined by the paper size and paper weight. See the graph below. Paper weight (g/m Capacity (Sheets) vs Paper Type Unit Paper Size Capacity A4, LTR (Sheets)
  • Page 71: Area Not To Be Perforated

    Document Specifications Area Not to be Perforated An error may occur if there are punched holes in the area shaded in light blue in the following figure. Reference Point Front side Feed Direction Bottom Center (Unit: mm) NOTE The document must be centered at the Pick Up Roller. Conditions for Multifeed Detection A multifeed is an error when two or more sheets are fed through the ADF at once or when a different document length is detected.
  • Page 72: Scanning A Mixed Batch

    Document Specifications Scanning a Mixed Batch Check the following conditions when scanning a batch of documents with different paper weights, friction coefficients, or sizes. Test a few sheets first to check if the documents can be scanned. Paper direction  Align the direction of the paper fiber with the feed direction.
  • Page 73: Carrier Sheet Recommendations

    Document Specifications Carrier Sheet Recommendations  Documents with a carbon sheet attached  Documents written in pencil  Documents narrower than 2.0 in. (51 mm) wide  Documents shorter than 2.76 in. (70 mm) long  Pages thinner than 3 mil (0.08 mm) ...
  • Page 74: Notes For Using Carrier Sheets

    Do not leave documents in the Carrier Sheet for extended periods time; the printing on the documents may  bleed through onto the Carrier Sheet. IMPORTANT If you use any of the Unacceptable Documents and damage your Brother machine, it may not be covered under warranty.
  • Page 75: Scan Preparation

    Scan Preparation Set Up Your Scanner Attach the Extendable ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) a. Pull it up to support your document. Pull out the Extendable Output Tray s and position it to the length of your document.
  • Page 76: Load Documents

    Scan Preparation Load Documents The Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) can hold up to 50 pages and feed each sheet individually. Use 20 lb (80 g/m ) paper and always fan the pages before placing them in the ADF. IMPORTANT • Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. •...
  • Page 77 Scan Preparation Align the edges of the pages. Place your document, face down, top edge first in the ADF between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine gently. Feed thin pages slowly and gently to keep the edge from folding.
  • Page 78: Business Cards

    Scan Preparation Business Cards Adjust the Paper Guides a to fit the width of your document. Please pull the output tray out until you see the engraved card mark.
  • Page 79 Scan Preparation Place your card, face down and top edge first in the ADF between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine. NOTE • You can load up to 20 to 25 business cards (total thickness less than 0.2 in. (5 mm) at a time).
  • Page 80: Plastic Cards

    Scan Preparation Plastic Cards Adjust the Paper Guides a to fit the width of your document. Place your card, face down and top edge first in the ADF between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine. NOTE •...
  • Page 81: Documents Longer Than Standard Size

    Scan Preparation Documents Longer than Standard Size Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Adjust the Paper Guides a to fit the width of your document. Place your document, face down, top edge first in the ADF between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine.
  • Page 82: Documents Printed On Non-Standard Size Paper

    Scan Preparation Documents Printed on Non-standard Size Paper Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Fold your document in half and insert it into the Carrier Sheet, so the document (1) and carrier sheet header (2) are both face up. Document is Face Up Carrier Sheet Header is Face Up NOTE...
  • Page 83: Documents With Facing Pages

    Scan Preparation Place the Carrier Sheet face down in the ADF between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine. NOTE To reduce the white space in the center of a scanned page, be sure to position the folded edge of the original document close to the edge of the Carrier Sheet.
  • Page 84 Scan Preparation NOTE • Insert the document in the center of the Carrier Sheet and align the top of the document with the top of the Carrier Sheet. • If the receipt is longer than the Carrier Sheet, fold the receipt in two places so that it overlaps when you insert it into the Carrier Sheet.
  • Page 85: Prepare Your Network For Scanning With Your Computer

    Before Scanning Before scanning, confirm the following:  Make sure you have installed the Brother software (MFL-Pro Suite) by following the steps in the Quick Setup Guide.  If your Brother machine is connected via cable, make sure that the interface cable is physically secure.
  • Page 86: Before Network Scanning

    7, Windows 8 and Windows Click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Scan in the left navigation bar, and then click Scanners and Cameras. ®...
  • Page 87 Prepare Your Network for Scanning with Your Computer NOTE ® ® ® ® (Windows Vista , Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1) If the User Account Control screen appears, do the following: • For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue or Yes. •...
  • Page 88 Prepare Your Network for Scanning with Your Computer Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method. Specify your machine by address Type the IP address of the machine in IP Address, and then click Apply or OK. Specify your machine by name Type the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the machine you want to use.
  • Page 89 Prepare Your Network for Scanning with Your Computer Click the Scan To Button tab and type your computer name in the Display Name field. The Touchscreen displays the name you enter. The default setting is your computer name. Enter any name that you like. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) To avoid receiving unwanted documents, type a four-digit PIN in the Pin number and Retype Pin number fields.
  • Page 90: Configure Network Scanning For Macintosh

    Prepare Your Network for Scanning with Your Computer Configure Network Scanning for Macintosh If you followed the network installation steps in the Quick Setup Guide, your Brother machine was added to your network automatically. Otherwise, add it to your network using ControlCenter2.
  • Page 91 Prepare Your Network for Scanning with Your Computer Select your machine from the list and click Add. NOTE You can also select your machine by entering the IP address. Click IP and enter the IP address in the Specify your machine by IP address field. Click Add.
  • Page 92: Launch The Bradmin Utility (Windows )

    If you have installed BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3, the BRAdmin button lets you open the BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility. The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of Brother network-connected devices. It can also search for Brother products in a TCP/IP environment, view the status, and configure basic network settings, such as the IP address.
  • Page 93: Before Scanning

    Before Scanning There are two ways to conduct scanning: using your Computer and using the machine’s Control Panel. The method you use determines the available settings. For more informtion, see the table in Scan Settings on page 298.
  • Page 94: Scan Using Your Computer

    ControlCenter4 also controls the settings for the (PC) button (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N), or the to PC button (ADS-2800N / ADS-3600N) on your Brother machine. For information about how to configure the ® settings on the machine, see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows ) on page 212.
  • Page 95 Scan Using Your Computer 6 Save button Click to save a scanned image to a folder on your hard disk or upload it to SharePoint in one of the file types shown in the file type list. 7 Print button Click to print the scanned document on your printer.
  • Page 96 If the icon is not displayed in the task tray, click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Scan in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.
  • Page 97: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Home Mode (Windows )

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode (Windows There are five scan options: Save, Print, Open with an Application, Send E-mail, and OCR. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more information about each function, click (Help).
  • Page 98: Scan Documents Using The Carrier Sheet

    If the icon is not displayed in the task tray, click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Scan in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.
  • Page 99 Scan Using Your Computer Select Custom in the Document Type drop-down list, and then click the Custom Settings button. The Custom Scan Settings dialog box appears. Select the Carrier Sheet Mode check box. Select a scan size other than Auto from the Scan Size drop-down list. ®...
  • Page 100: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Business Cards on page 62). NOTE Load up to five plastic cards at a time. Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears.
  • Page 101 Scan Using Your Computer Click the (Scan) button. The machine starts scanning, and then the Scanning Completed dialog box appears. The scanned image appears in the image viewer. NOTE If the Scanning Completed dialog box does not appear and you want to display the number of scanned pages, select the Display Scanning Results check box in Advanced Settings.
  • Page 102: Scan Documents To Sharepoint

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Documents to SharePoint Scan documents and save them to a SharePoint server. Your Brother machine must be connected to a wireless (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) or wired network. Load your document (see Standard-size Documents on page 60).
  • Page 103 Scan Using Your Computer NOTE To save the document as a password-protected PDF, select Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type drop-down list, click , and then type the password. In the File Name field, type a prefix for your file name, if needed. In the Scan Location field, select the SharePoint radio button, and then type the server address where you want to save your scanned documents.
  • Page 104: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Advanced Mode (Windows )

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode (Windows There are five scan options available in Advanced Mode: Image, OCR, E-mail, File and Print. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more information about each function, click (Help).
  • Page 105: Scan To Image

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to Image The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. Click the Scan tab. Click (Image). The Image dialog box appears. Configure the scan settings, if needed. ...
  • Page 106: Scan To Ocr

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to OCR The Scan to OCR feature lets you convert the graphic page image data into text that can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. Click the Scan tab. Click (OCR).
  • Page 107: Scan To E-Mail

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to E-mail The Scan to E-mail feature lets you scan a document to your default email application so you can send the scanned document as an attachment. Click the Scan tab. Click (E-mail). The E-mail dialog box appears. Configure the scan settings, if needed.
  • Page 108: Scan To File

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to File The Scan to File feature lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in a supported file format. This feature allows you to easily archive your paper documents. Click the Scan tab. Click (File).
  • Page 109: Change A Scan Button's Default Settings

    Scan Using Your Computer Change a Scan Button’s Default Settings Right-click the button that you want to configure and click Button settings. The settings dialog box appears. Configure the settings as needed. Click OK. The new settings will be used as the default settings. Scan Using the Carrier Sheet Load your document into the Carrier Sheet and load the Carrier Sheet into your machine (see Receipts, Clippings, Photos, and Other Documents on page 67).
  • Page 110: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Click the button you want to use ( (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), (File) or (Print)). The settings dialog box appears (the example below uses Image). Check the Carrier Sheet Mode check box. Select a document size other than Auto from the Document Size drop-down list. ®...
  • Page 111 Scan Using Your Computer Click the Scan tab. Click the button you want to use ( (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), (File), or (Print)). The settings dialog box appears (the example below uses Image). Select the Plastic Card Mode check box. ® Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows on page 100).
  • Page 112: Scan Documents To Sharepoint

    Original Layout Scan Result Scan Documents to SharePoint Scan documents and save them to a SharePoint server. Your Brother machine must be connected to a wireless (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) or wired network. Load your document (see Standard-size Documents on page 60).
  • Page 113 Scan Using Your Computer Click (File). The settings dialog box appears. In the Scan Location field, select the SharePoint radio button, and then enter the server address where you would like to save your scanned documents. ® Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows on page 100).
  • Page 114: Create A Custom Tab (Controlcenter4 Advanced Mode) (Windows ® )

    Scan Using Your Computer Create a Custom Tab (ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode) ® (Windows Create up to three customized tabs that include up to five customized buttons with your preferred settings. Create a Custom Tab Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears.
  • Page 115: Create A Custom Button In A Custom Tab

    Scan Using Your Computer Create a Custom Button in a Custom Tab Create a Custom tab. See Create a Custom Tab on page 98. Right-click the new Custom tab, and select Create custom button. Select the button you want to create from the menu.
  • Page 116: Change Scan Settings (Controlcenter4) (Windows )

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print File Type Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. NOTE •...
  • Page 117 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print Show Save To specify the destination of the scanned image every As Window time you scan, select the Show Save As Window check box. NOTE This feature is not available with SharePoint. Destination Click the Folder icon to change the folder where you want to save your scanned image.
  • Page 118 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print Scan Type Select from several color depth options for scanned images. Auto Automatically selects suitable colors for your document. Black & White Use for text or line art images. Gray (Error Diffusion) Use for photographic images or graphics.
  • Page 119 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print Document Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan Size documents of any size without making adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, select the exact size of your document from the Document Size drop-down list.
  • Page 120 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print Contrast Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is suitable for most images. Increase or decrease the contrast level by moving the slider to the right or left.
  • Page 121 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image OCR E-mail File Print Plastic Card Scan cards, such as driver’s licenses or insurance Mode cards, using these automatic settings:  Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi  Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto) ...
  • Page 122 Scan Using Your Computer You can configure more settings in the Advanced Settings dialog box. Click the Advanced Settings button. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data.
  • Page 123: Scan Using Controlcenter2 (Macintosh)

    To start ControlCenter2, click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. If the (ControlCenter2) icon is not displayed in the Dock, in the Finder menu bar, click Go > Applications > Brother, and then double-click the (ControlCenter2) icon. ControlCenter2 will start.
  • Page 124: Scan To Image

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to Image The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. This example uses the Apple Preview application. Click the SCAN tab. Click (Image). The Scan to Image dialog box appears. Configure the scan settings, if needed.
  • Page 125: Scan To Ocr

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to OCR The Scan to OCR feature lets you convert the graphic page image data into text that can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. Click the SCAN tab. Click (OCR).
  • Page 126: Scan To E-Mail

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to E-mail The Scan to E-mail feature lets you scan a document to your default email application so you can send the scanned document as an attachment. Click the SCAN tab. Click (E-mail). The Scan to E-mail dialog box appears. Configure the scan settings, if needed.
  • Page 127: Scan To File

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan to File The Scan to File feature lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in a supported file format. This feature allows you to easily archive your paper documents. Click the SCAN tab. Click (File).
  • Page 128: Change A Scan Button's Default Settings

    (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. NOTE If the (ControlCenter2) icon is not displayed in the Dock, in the Finder menu bar, click Go > Applications > Brother, and then double-click the (ControlCenter2) icon. (ControlCenter2) icon appears in the Dock.
  • Page 129 Scan Using Your Computer Click the SCAN tab, and then click the button for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File). The settings dialog box appears (the example below uses Image). Select the Carrier Sheet Mode check box. Select a document size other than Auto from the Document Size pop-up menu.
  • Page 130: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Business Cards on page 62). NOTE Load up to five plastic cards at a time. Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the SCAN tab, and then click the button for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File).
  • Page 131 Scan Using Your Computer NOTE • If you do not want to see the settings dialog box again, select the Don't show me again. check box. • Plastic Card Mode automatically uses these settings: • Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi •...
  • Page 132: Register Your Favorite Scan Settings Using Controlcenter2 (Macintosh)

    Scan Using Your Computer Register Your Favorite Scan Settings Using ControlCenter2 (Macintosh) There are four buttons that you can configure to fit your scanning needs. To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Control key, and the configuration window appears.
  • Page 133: User-Defined Button

    Scan Using Your Computer User-defined Button To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Control key, and the configuration window appears. Follow these guidelines for button configuration. Scan to Image/OCR/E-mail/File  General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action selections.
  • Page 134 Scan Using Your Computer  Settings tab (Scan to Image/OCR/ E-mail) Choose the Target Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size and 2-sided Scanning settings. NOTE The Scan to E-mail feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or picture, and then attach the file of the scanned data to an email message.
  • Page 135 Scan Using Your Computer  Settings tab (Scan to File) Choose the file format from the File Type pop-up menu. Save the file to the default folder or choose your preferred folder by clicking the Browse button. Choose the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size and 2-sided Scanning settings. To specify the destination of the scanned image, select the Show Save As window check box.
  • Page 136: Change Scan Settings (Controlcenter2) (Macintosh)

    Scan Using Your Computer Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Target Select which application is used to open scanned data. Application Only applications installed on your computer (including (for Image and ABBYY FineReader Pro and Evernote) can be selected.
  • Page 137 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File File Size Adjust the File Size by moving the slider to the right or left. NOTE File Size can be adjusted depending on your selected File Type. OCR Language Set to match the language of the scanned document’s text.
  • Page 138 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Document Size Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan documents of any size without making adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, select the exact size of your document from the Document Size pop-up menu.
  • Page 139 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Carrier Sheet You can scan the following documents using the Carrier Mode Sheet. For this mode, select any setting other than Auto from the Document Size pop-up menu.  Large-sized Documents (A3, B4 and Ledger) Fold the document in half and insert it in the Carrier Sheet for 2-sided (duplex) scanning, then both front...
  • Page 140 Scan Using Your Computer You can configure more settings in the Advanced Settings dialog box. Click the Advanced Settings button. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Brightness Adjust the setting (0 to 100) to get the best image. The default value of 50 represents an average and is suitable for most images.
  • Page 141 Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data. Auto Image Changes the direction of the document based on the text Rotation orientation.
  • Page 142: Scan Using Nuance™ Paperport™ 14Se Or Other Windows ® Applications

    Applications Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE You can use the Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE application, which is included in the Brother MFL-Pro software suite, for scanning. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE supports both TWAIN and WIA drivers; the TWAIN driver (recommended) is used in the example on this page. For an example using the WIA driver, see Scan Using ®...
  • Page 143 Scan Using Your Computer Start Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE. Do one of the following: ® ® ® Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows  Click (Start) > All Programs > Nuance PaperPort 14 > PaperPort. ® ®  Windows 8 and Windows Click (PaperPort).
  • Page 144 The Scan or Get Photo panel appears on the left side of the window. Click the Select button. From the Available Scanners list, select TWAIN: TW-Brother ADS-XXXXX (where ADS-XXXXX is the model name of your machine). To use the WIA driver, select the Brother driver that has “WIA” as the prefix. Click OK.
  • Page 145 Scan Using Your Computer Click the Scan button. The scanner setup dialog box appears. Adjust the settings in the scanner setup dialog box if needed (Resolution, Scan Type, 2-sided Scanning, and Document Size).  For more information about TWAIN Driver Settings, see page 130. ...
  • Page 146 Scan Using Your Computer TWAIN Driver Settings  Basic screen 1 Scan (Image Type) Profiles Select Photo, Web, or Text. Add new items by clicking . Although you cannot change the name of Photo, Web and Text, you can change the name of new items. Scan (Image Type) Resolution Scan Type...
  • Page 147 Scan Using Your Computer 2 Resolution Select a scanning resolution from the Resolution drop-down list. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. Resolution 100 x 100 dpi 150 x 150 dpi 200 x 200 dpi 300 x 300 dpi 400 x 400 dpi 600 x 600 dpi...
  • Page 148 Scan Using Your Computer 4 2-sided Scanning Select Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding depending on the layout of your original to make sure that the data file created appears correctly in the scanned document. 2-sided Scan Setting Original Layout Scan Result Long-edge binding Short-edge binding 5 Document Size...
  • Page 149 Scan Using Your Computer  Advanced Settings Paper 1 Auto Deskew Corrects the skew of the scanned data. NOTE • If you enable Carrier Sheet Mode, you cannot enable Auto Deskew. • This function is not effective with Long Paper document size or the Carrier Sheet Mode. 2 Auto Image Rotation Changes the direction of the document based on the text orientation.
  • Page 150 Scan Using Your Computer Enhancement 1 B&W Threshold Adjustment This setting allows you to adjust the image quality when scanning in Black & White mode. Larger values will increase the amount of black in the scanned image, while smaller values will increase the amount of white.
  • Page 151 Scan Using Your Computer  Custom Allows you to set the Brightness, Contrast, Shadow, Highlight and Gamma manually. Original Brightness: 25 Contrast: 25 Shadow: 122 Highlight: 240 Gamma: 5.0 NOTE • Shadow cannot be set to a larger value than Highlight. •...
  • Page 152 Scan Using Your Computer  Level Adjusts the strength of the Remove Bleed-through / Pattern and Remove Background Color effects. This setting is available when the Auto scan type is selected. NOTE This function is available when the Auto, True Gray, or 24bit Color scan type is selected. 6 Color Drop Deletes specific colors from your scanned data.
  • Page 153 Scan Using Your Computer  Blurred Character Correction When there is faint or broken text in the scanned image, this feature causes the machine to combine the letters so that they are more readily detectable as text, causing not only text, but also black dots and lines to be combined.
  • Page 154 Scan Using Your Computer  Maximum Clearance If lines are broken, for example due to fading of the image, lines that are broken for an interval that is less than or equal to the specified broken line distance will be detected as lines and removed. NOTE •...
  • Page 155 Scan Using Your Computer 10 Punch Hole Removal This feature removes the punch hole markings by filling hole marks with white or the surrounding color. White  Fill punch hole with white.  Surrounding color Fill punch hole with the color surrounding the hole. Paper Handling 1 Carrier Sheet Mode Scan the following document types using the Carrier Sheet.
  • Page 156 Scan Using Your Computer 5 Skip Blank Page Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning results. The sensitivity of the Skip Blank Page function can be adjusted with the slider. Moving the slider toward High will make the machine more likely to skip pages, while moving it toward Low will make the machine less likely to skip pages.
  • Page 157 Scan Using Your Computer WIA (Ver 1) Driver Settings 1 Paper source You can select only Document Feeder. 2 Picture Type (Image Type) Select Color picture, Grayscale picture, Black and white picture or text, or Custom Settings. To change advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture. ...
  • Page 158: Scan Using Windows ® Photo Gallery Or Windows ® Fax And Scan

    Scan Using Your Computer ® ® Scan Using Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Fax and Scan ® ® You can use the Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Fax and Scan applications for scanning. These applications use the WIA scanner driver. The steps below will guide you through the scanning operations. ®...
  • Page 159: Use Abbyy Finereader

    Scan Using Your Computer Use ABBYY FineReader You can use the ABBYY FineReader application for scanning. It converts the scanned data to editable format ® ® ® such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe PDF, html and EPUB. See the ABBYY FineReader Help menu for more information about using ABBYY FineReader.
  • Page 160: Scan Using Twain Applications (Macintosh)

    Scan Using TWAIN Applications (for example, Presto! PageManager) Start Presto! PageManager by double-clicking the Presto! PageManager icon on your computer screen. NOTE The first time you use the Brother TWAIN driver, set it as the default driver: Click File > Select Source. Select Brother TWAIN.
  • Page 161: Twain Driver Settings

    Scan Using Your Computer TWAIN Driver Settings (The Brother TWAIN screen supports languages specified in TWAIN-compliant application you use.) 1 Resolution Select a scanning resolution from the Resolution pop-up menu. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image.
  • Page 162 Scan Using Your Computer  Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is suitable for most images. Set the Brightness level by dragging the slider to the right or left to lighten or darken the image.
  • Page 163 Scan Using Your Computer 6 PreScan Click PreScan to preview your image and crop unwanted portions before scanning. Cropping is available when 2-sided scanning setting is Off.
  • Page 164: Scan Using Apple Image Capture (Ica Driver)

    You can scan a document using the ICA driver. If you installed the Full Driver & Software Package from the Brother Solutions Center (support.brother.com), the ICA driver has been already installed on your computer. You can also scan directly using the Image Capture application.
  • Page 165 Scan Using Your Computer Select the machine from the list on the left side of the window. You will see the machine in the DEVICES area. If connected via wireless (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) or Ethernet LAN, you will see it in the SHARED area. Load your document.
  • Page 166: Ica Driver Settings

    Scan Using Your Computer ICA Driver Settings ADS-XXXXX ADS-XXXXX Click the Show Details button to adjust the following settings, if needed. Note that the item name and assignable value will vary depending on the machine. 1 Kind Select from Color, Black & White or Text. 2 Resolution Select the resolution you want to scan your document at.
  • Page 167 Scan Using Your Computer 9 Combine into single document Check this box to scan a document as one item and save it as one file when selecting PDF or TIFF for the file format. 10 Image Correction You can configure settings depending on the Kind that you have chosen. Kind Configurable Settings Color...
  • Page 168: Scan Using The Control Panel

    Scan Using the Control Panel Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer in Home Mode (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 169 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears. ®  Windows...
  • Page 170 Scan Using the Control Panel  Macintosh Select a Scan-to action you want to assign (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File) from the pop-up menu. Click OK to close the Remote Setup window. ® Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows ) on page 212 or Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 220).
  • Page 171: Save Scanned Documents On Your Computer In Advanced Mode

    Scan Using the Control Panel Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer in Advanced Mode (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the tab (the example below uses Advanced Mode).
  • Page 172 Scan Using the Control Panel ® Click the Scan to PC button. The Remote Setup window appears (the example below uses Windows Select a Scan-to action you want to assign (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File) from the pop-up menu. Click OK to close the Remote Setup window. ®...
  • Page 173 Scan Using the Control Panel (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Load your document. Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 1. Press to PC. Swipe left or right to display the Scan-to action you want to do (to OCR, to File, to Image or to E-mail).
  • Page 174: Save Scanned Documents On A Usb Flash Drive

    Scan Using the Control Panel Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Drive (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N / ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears.
  • Page 175 Scan Using the Control Panel NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears.
  • Page 176 Scan Using the Control Panel Select Scan to USB in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below ® uses Windows Click Apply and then OK. Insert a USB flash drive into the machine. Load your document. Press Scan to USB on the control panel.
  • Page 177 Scan Using the Control Panel (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Insert a USB flash drive into your machine. Load your document. Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 3. Press to USB. Press Options. Configure the following settings as needed. To configure more detailed settings, press Advanced Settings.
  • Page 178: Save Scanned Documents On Mobile Devices

    • The machine does not support charging any USB devices. • Brother Image Viewer for Android™, which is available for download from the Google Play (Android™ Market), enables users to view or edit the scanned data. For more information, download the Brother Image Viewer for Android™.
  • Page 179 Scan Using the Control Panel  Resolution  File Type  Document Size  File Name  File Name Style  File Size  Auto Deskew  Skip Blank Page  Advanced Settings Press OK. NOTE • To save the settings as a new default, press Set New Default. •...
  • Page 180: Scan Documents To An Ftp Server

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Documents to an FTP Server When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network, or on the Internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered by using Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 181 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode). NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.
  • Page 182 Scan Using the Control Panel  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window appears. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name).
  • Page 183: Configure The Ftp Default Settings

    Scan Using the Control Panel Configure the FTP Default Settings Click the Scan tab. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint menu in the left navigation bar. Select the FTP option, and then click Submit. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint Profile menu in the left navigation bar. Select the profile you want to set up or change.
  • Page 184 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the File Name drop-down list, and then select a file name prefix from the three preset names provided, or from fourteen user-defined names. The file name used for the scanned document will be the file name prefix you select, followed by the last six digits of the scanner counter and the file extension (for example: “Estimate_098765.pdf”).
  • Page 185 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description File Type PDF Single-Page  Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. PDF Multi-Page If you select Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit ...
  • Page 186 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description 2-sided Scan When using 2-sided scanning, select Long edge or Short edge so the layout of the data file’s pages matches your original. Long edge Short edge Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is suitable for most images.
  • Page 187 Scan Using the Control Panel In the Margin Settings, enter -3 to 3 to add or remove a specific margin at the edge of the image. Set Auto Deskew to Auto to correct the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data.
  • Page 188: Scan Using Ftp Server Profiles

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Using FTP Server Profiles NOTE • If you have set up the machine using the USB interface method, you must set up the machine using the wireless (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) with the installation DVD-ROM (see the Quick Setup Guide) to use the Scan to FTP feature.
  • Page 189 Scan Using the Control Panel  File Size  Auto Deskew  Skip Blank Page  User Name  Advanced Settings NOTE To save the profile as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. Press Start. The Touchscreen displays Connecting. When the connection to the FTP server is successful the machine starts the scanning process.
  • Page 190: Scan Documents To An Sftp Server

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Documents to an SFTP Server When you choose Scan to SFTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an SFTP server on your local network, or on the Internet. The details required to use Scan to SFTP can be entered by using Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in an SFTP Profile.
  • Page 191 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode). NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.
  • Page 192 Scan Using the Control Panel  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window appears. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name).
  • Page 193: Configure The Sftp Default Settings

    Scan Using the Control Panel Configure the SFTP Default Settings Click the Scan tab. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint menu in the left navigation bar. Select the SFTP option, and then click Submit. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint Profile menu in the left navigation bar. Select the profile you want to set up or change.
  • Page 194 Scan Using the Control Panel Select the authentication type from the Server Public Key drop-down list. In the Store Directory field, enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the FTP server (up to 60 characters). Click the File Name drop-down list, and then select a file name prefix from the three preset names provided, or from fourteen user-defined names.
  • Page 195 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description File Type PDF Single-Page  Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. PDF Multi-Page If you select Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit ...
  • Page 196 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description 2-sided Scan To scan both sides of the document, select Long edge or Short edge depending on the layout of your original to make sure that the data file Long edge created appears correctly in the scanned document. Short edge Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image.
  • Page 197 Scan Using the Control Panel Select Color or Black and White/Gray to adjust the detection level. In the Margin Settings, enter -3 to 3 to add or remove a specific margin at the edge of the image. Set Auto Deskew to Auto to correct the skew (less than 0.36 in.
  • Page 198: Scan Using Sftp Server Profiles

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Using SFTP Server Profiles NOTE • If you have set up the machine using the USB interface method, you must set up the machine using the wireless network method with the installation DVD-ROM (see the Quick Setup Guide) to use the Scan to SFTP feature.
  • Page 199 Scan Using the Control Panel  File Size  Auto Deskew  Skip Blank Page  User Name  Advanced Settings NOTE To save the profile as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. Press Start. The Touchscreen displays Connecting. When the connection to the SFTP server is successful the machine starts the scanning process.
  • Page 200: Scan Documents To A Shared Folder / Network Location (Windows ® )

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Documents to a Shared Folder / Network Location ® (Windows When you choose Scan to Network, you can scan documents directly to a shared folder located on your local network or the Internet. The details required to use Scan to Network can be entered by using Web Based Management to preconfigure and store the details in a Scan to Network profile.
  • Page 201 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode). NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.
  • Page 202 Scan Using the Control Panel  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window appears. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name).
  • Page 203: Configure The Scan To Network Default Settings

    Scan Using the Control Panel Configure the Scan to Network Default Settings Click the Scan tab. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint, menu in the left navigation bar. Select the Network option, and then click Submit. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint Profile menu in the left navigation bar. Select the profile you want to set up or change.
  • Page 204 Scan Using the Control Panel Choose the quality, file type, document size, file size, 2-sided scan, brightness and contrast you want to use for the scanned data. The following settings can be changed. Setting Options Description Quality Color 100 dpi ...
  • Page 205 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description File Type PDF Single-Page  Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. PDF Multi-Page If you select Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit ...
  • Page 206 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description 2-sided Scan To scan both sides of the document, select Long edge or Short edge depending on the layout of your original to make sure that the data file Long edge created appears correctly in the scanned document. Short edge Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image.
  • Page 207 Scan Using the Control Panel Select Color or Black and White/Gray to adjust the detection level. Set Auto Deskew to Auto to correct the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data. Set Skip Blank Page to On to remove blank pages of the document from the scanned data.
  • Page 208: Scan Using Scan To Network Profiles

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Using Scan to Network Profiles (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Load your document. Press to which you have assigned the Network Scan feature. The machine starts scanning. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Load your document. Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 1. Press to Network.
  • Page 209 Scan Using the Control Panel NOTE • If you choose Secure PDF for File Type, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit password using numbers 0-9 before it starts scanning. • If you choose Signed PDF for File Type, you must install and then configure a certificate to your machine using Web Based Management.
  • Page 210: Scan Documents To Sharepoint

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Documents to SharePoint When you choose Scan to SharePoint, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an SharePoint server. Use Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in a SharePoint Profile. NOTE •...
  • Page 211 Scan Using the Control Panel Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode). NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.
  • Page 212 Scan Using the Control Panel  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window appears. (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name).
  • Page 213: Set Up A Scan To Sharepoint Profile

    Scan Using the Control Panel Set Up a Scan to SharePoint Profile Click the Scan tab. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint menu in the left navigation bar. Select the SharePoint option, and then click Submit. Click the Scan to FTP/SFTP/Network/SharePoint Profile menu in the left navigation bar. Select the profile you want to set up or change.
  • Page 214 Scan Using the Control Panel Choose the quality, file type, document size and 2-sided Scan you want to use for the scanned data. The following settings can be changed. Setting Options Description Quality Color 100 dpi  Select a scanning quality from the Quality drop-down list. Higher qualities take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer Color 150 dpi scanned image.
  • Page 215 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description File Type PDF Single-Page  Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. PDF Multi-Page If you select Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit ...
  • Page 216 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Options Description 2-sided Scan To scan both sides of the document, select Long edge or Short edge depending on the layout of your original to make sure that the data file Long edge created appears correctly in the scanned document. Short edge Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image.
  • Page 217 Scan Using the Control Panel In the Margin Settings, enter -3 to 3 to add or remove a specific margin at the edge of the image. Set Auto Deskew to Auto to correct the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data.
  • Page 218: Scan Using Web Services (Windows Vista ® Sp2 Or Later, Windows ® 7, Windows ® 8 And Windows ® 8.1)

    Resolution setting. For more information, see Configuring Settings for Scanning on page 203. • Certain characters in the messages displayed on the Touchscreen may be replaced with spaces when the language settings of your OS and your Brother machine are different. (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) If you are using ADS-2400N or ADS-3000N, you must assign WS Scan to a Network Device Key 1 - 3.
  • Page 219: Configuring Settings For Scanning

    Click your machine, and then click the Scan profiles button. The Scan profiles dialog box appears. Choose the scan profile you want to use. Make sure the scanner selected in Scanner is a Brother machine that supports Web Services for scanning.
  • Page 220: Send Scanned Documents Directly To An Email Address (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Send Scanned Documents Directly to an Email Address (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Load your document. Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 2. Press to E-mail Server. Select the email address you want to send to by doing one of the following: ...
  • Page 221: Select An Email Address From The Address Book

    Scan Using the Control Panel Press Start. The machine starts scanning and then sends the scanned document to the email address directly. NOTE To save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. For more information, see Shortcut Settings (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) on page 12. Select an Email Address from the Address Book Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 2.
  • Page 222: Enter An Email Address Manually

    Scan Using the Control Panel Enter an Email Address Manually Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 2. Press to E-mail Server. Press Manual. The software keyboard appears on the Touchscreen. Enter an email address and then press OK. Press OK.
  • Page 223: Set Up The Address Book (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Set Up the Address Book (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) The Address Book feature lets you select an email address to send the scanned data directly. You can configure the Address Book from the control panel of the machine. NOTE You can also configure the Address Book with Remote Setup or Web Based Management.
  • Page 224: Delete An Email Address

    Scan Using the Control Panel Do one of the following: To change the name, go to step 0.  To change the email address, go to step B.  Press Name. The software keyboard appears on the Touchscreen. Enter a new name and then press OK. Go to step D. Press Address.
  • Page 225: Set Up A Group

    Scan Using the Control Panel Set Up a Group You can register up to 20 groups. Each group can have up to 299 email addresses. NOTE Before setting up a group, you must register more than one email address. Swipe left or right, or press d or c to display Scan 2. Press to E-mail Server.
  • Page 226: Delete A Group

    Scan Using the Control Panel Press Name. The software keyboard appears on the Touchscreen. Enter a new group name. Go to step D. Press Add/Delete. Press a or b until you find the email address you want to add or delete. Press the email address.
  • Page 227: Upload Scanned Documents To The Web (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Upload Scanned Documents to the Web (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Scan to Web lets you scan a document and upload it directly to Web Services. See the Web Connect Guide.
  • Page 228: Change Scan To Pc Settings (Windows )

    • If the icon is not displayed in the task tray, click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Scan in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.
  • Page 229 Scan Using the Control Panel NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings. Click the Device Scan Settings button. The Device Scan Settings dialog box appears. Click the tab for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File). Change the settings.
  • Page 230 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File File Type Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. NOTE • To save the document as a password-protected PDF, select Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type drop-down list, click the (Set PDF Password) button, and enter the password.
  • Page 231 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Resolution Select a scanning resolution from the Resolution drop down list. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. Scan Type Select from a range of scan color depth. Black &...
  • Page 232 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is suitable for most images. Set the Brightness level by dragging the slider to the right or left to lighten or darken the image.
  • Page 233 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Plastic Card Mode Scan cards, such as driver’s licenses or insurance cards, using these automatic settings:  Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi  Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto) ...
  • Page 234 Scan Using the Control Panel Change the settings. The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (less than 0.36 in. (9 mm) from the center of the document to the edge) of the scanned data.
  • Page 235 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print Display Shows the numbers of total pages saved and blank Scanning pages skipped on your computer screen. Results Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly. Click OK to close the Advanced Settings dialog box.
  • Page 236: Change Scan To Pc Settings (Macintosh)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. While holding down the Control key, click a button for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File).
  • Page 237 Scan Using the Control Panel Change the settings. The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Target Application Select which application is used to open scanned data. Only applications installed on your computer can be selected.
  • Page 238 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File File Name Click the Change button for Image, OCR or E-mail. Enter a prefix for the file name if needed. Destination File Click the Browse button to change the folder where you Path want to save your scanned image.
  • Page 239 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Document Size Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan documents of any size without making adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, select the exact size of your document from the Document Size pop-up menu.
  • Page 240 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Plastic Card Mode Scan cards, such as driver’s licenses or insurance cards, using these automatic settings:  Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi  Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto) ...
  • Page 241 Scan Using the Control Panel Change the settings. The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Brightness Adjust the setting (0 to 100) to get the best image. The default value of 50 represents an average and is suitable for most images.
  • Page 242 Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Bleed Through Prevents bleed through on a two-sided document, and Prevention/ also allows you to remove the base color of documents, Remove such as newspapers, to make the scanned data more Background Color recognizable.
  • Page 243: Scan Options Using The Touchscreen (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Options Using the Touchscreen (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Skip Blank Page Function If you set Skip Blank Page to On, it removes blank pages of the document from the scanning results. The sensitivity of the Skip Blank Page function can be adjusted with the slider. Moving the slider toward “High” will make the scanner more likely to skip pages, while moving it toward “Low”...
  • Page 244: Scan A Specific Area

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan a Specific Area Cropping allows you to scan a portion of the document. Press (Settings). Press Initial Setup. Press Scan offset correction. Select Front Page Offset or Back Page Offset. Adjust Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the scan document. Adjust the setting (-50 to +50) to get the best image. If the scanned image is too light, set a lower Brightness level and scan the document again.
  • Page 245: Automatically Detect Whether A Document Uses Color

    Scan Using the Control Panel Automatically Detect Whether a Document Uses Color This feature automatically detects whether the document uses color and generates a scanned image of it. For documents that mix color and black and white pages, color pages will be scanned in Color mode, while black and white pages will be scanned in Black &...
  • Page 246: Managing The Machine From Your Computer

     Click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Tools in the left navigation bar, and then click Status Monitor. The Brother Status Monitor screen appears.
  • Page 247: Status Monitor Indicators

    Managing the Machine from Your Computer Status Monitor Indicators The Brother Status Monitor icon changes color based on your machine’s status. A green icon indicates that your scanner is in a normal stand-by state. A yellow icon indicates a warning.
  • Page 248 Managing the Machine from Your Computer Click Configuration, and then select Preferences. The ControlCenter4 Preferences window appears. Select (or clear) the Start ControlCenter on computer startup check box. Click OK.
  • Page 249: Monitor The Machine's Status From Your Computer (Macintosh)

    The Status Monitor window appears and displays the status of your Brother machine. 1 Troubleshooting Access the troubleshooting web site by clicking the Troubleshooting button. 2 Visit the Genuine Supplies website Access the Brother genuine supplies web site by clicking the Visit the Genuine Supplies website button.
  • Page 250: Turn The Autoload Feature On/Off (Controlcenter2)

    Managing the Machine from Your Computer Turn the AutoLoad Feature On/Off (ControlCenter2) Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click Configuration, and then select Preferences. The ControlCenter2 Preferences window appears. Select (or clear) the Start ControlCenter on computer startup check box. Click OK.
  • Page 251: Set Up The Brother Machine From Your Computer

    The Remote Setup application lets you configure many machine settings from your computer. When you start the Remote Setup application, the settings on your Brother machine are downloaded automatically to your computer and displayed on the screen. If you change the settings on your computer, you can upload them directly to the machine.
  • Page 252 (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Tools in the left navigation bar, and then click Remote Setup. • Macintosh In the Finder menu bar, click Go > Applications > Brother, and then double-click the Remote Setup icon.
  • Page 253 Managing the Machine from Your Computer Select a menu in the folder tree and configure the settings as needed (the example below uses ® General Setup in Windows  Click to start uploading data to the machine and exit the Remote Setup application. If an error message is displayed, re-enter the correct data, and then click OK.
  • Page 254 Network Scanning for Macintosh on page 74.) If you require more advanced machine management, use the latest version of BRAdmin Professional 3 utility that is available as a download from support.brother.com. See the BRAdmin Professional 3 Help menu for more information about using BRAdmin Professional 3.
  • Page 255: Routine Maintenance

    Routine Maintenance Clean the Outside of the Machine Wipe the Control Panel with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth to remove dust. Unfold the Output Tray and Document stopper. Wipe the inside of the Output Tray with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth to remove dust.
  • Page 256 Routine Maintenance Firmly push the Output Tray into the machine.
  • Page 257: Clean The Scanner And Rollers

    Routine Maintenance Clean the Scanner and Rollers A spot of dirt or correction fluid on the glass strip may cause poor quality scans. Clean the inside of the scanner if a vertical line appears in the scanned data or if areas are missing in the scanned data. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet.
  • Page 258 Routine Maintenance From the back of the machine, in the ADF unit clean the glass strips a s with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water. Pinch both sides of the Reverse Roller Cover a and pull the Cover down. To remove the Reverse Roller, grab its shaft and pull it toward you and out to the right.
  • Page 259 Routine Maintenance Slide the Reverse Roller a into the left opening to place new it back into the machine. Close the Reverse Roller Cover. Clean the Pick Up Roller from side to side with a soft lint-free cloth slightly moistened with water. Close the Front Cover and attach the Extendable ADF.
  • Page 260 Routine Maintenance NOTE (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) When the Scheduled Maintenance alert is displaed, you must clean the machine promptly. If you do not, document jams and paper feed problems may occur. Clean the glass strips with a non-flammable glass cleaner. When finished, run your fingertip over the glass to see if you feel anything on it.
  • Page 261: Replace Supplies

    Routine Maintenance Replace Supplies The Status Monitor will alert you when the machine detects that supplies are near the end of their life. Part Names, Numbers, and Life Cycles Part Name Part No. Standard Replacement Cycle Pick Up Roller PUR-A2001 200,000 sheets Reverse Roller RVR-A2001...
  • Page 262 Routine Maintenance These parts are available at most Brother retailers. If you cannot find the part you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order parts directly from Brother. Visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother parts and supplies that are available for purchase.
  • Page 263: Check Supplies Replacement Cycle (Ads-2400N / Ads-3000N)

    Routine Maintenance Check Supplies Replacement Cycle (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 264 Routine Maintenance NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears.
  • Page 265 Routine Maintenance Select Machine Info. in the folder tree. The window displays the Pick up Roller Count and Reverse ® Roller Count (the example below uses Windows Start your web browser. In your browser’s address bar, type your machine’s IP address (or your print server name). For example: http://192.168.1.2.
  • Page 266: Check Supplies Replacement Cycle (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Routine Maintenance Check Supplies Replacement Cycle (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Machine Info. Press Machine Info. Press Usage Counter. The Touchscreen displays Reverse Roller Count and Pick up roller Count. NOTE If the Touchscreen indications warn you to replace the Reverse Roller and/or the Pick Up Roller, order the necessary parts and then replace the used parts with new ones.
  • Page 267 Routine Maintenance Open the Front Cover a. From the front of the machine, firmly pull open the tab of the Pick Up Roller Cover. Pull down the green lever a toward you and slide the Pick Up Roller out to the left. NOTE Be careful not to break the green hook.
  • Page 268 Routine Maintenance Slide the new slotted Pick Up Roller into the opening on the right and rotate the green lever until it locks into place. Close the Pick Up Roller Cover. Close the Front Cover and attach the Extendable ADF. Reset the Pick Up Roller’s Counter (see Reset the Usage Counters on page 255).
  • Page 269: Replace The Reverse Roller

    Routine Maintenance Replace the Reverse Roller Your machine is equipped with a scan counter that automatically counts how many times the machine has scanned. When the machine scans 200,000 times, the Status Monitor displays a message to remind you to replace the Reverse Roller.
  • Page 270 Routine Maintenance Slide the new Reverse Roller a into the opening on the left and place it into the machine. Close the Reverse Roller Cover. Close the Front Cover. Reset the Reverse Roller Counter (see Reset the Usage Counters on page 255). NOTE Confirm the following: •...
  • Page 271: Reset The Usage Counters

    Routine Maintenance Reset the Usage Counters Start ControlCenter. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 272 Routine Maintenance NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears.
  • Page 273 Routine Maintenance Select Machine Info. in the folder tree and configure the scan settings as needed (the example below ® uses Windows Do one of the following: To reset the Reverse Roller Counter, select the Reverse Roller check box.  To reset the Pick Up Roller Counter, select the Pick up Roller check box.
  • Page 274: Reset The Usage Counters (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Routine Maintenance Reset the Usage Counters (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Machine Info. Press Machine Info. Press Usage Counter. Do one of the following:  To reset the Reverse Roller Counter, press Reverse Roller. ...
  • Page 275: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Routine Maintenance Packing and Shipping the Machine When you transport the machine, use the packing materials that came with your machine. If you do not pack the machine correctly, any damage that may occur in transit may not be covered by your warranty. The machine should be adequately insured with the carrier.
  • Page 276 Routine Maintenance Wrap the machine in the original bag. Pack the machine and the printed materials in the original carton with the original packing material as shown below.
  • Page 277 Routine Maintenance NOTE If you are returning your machine to Brother as part of the Exchange Service, pack only the machine. Keep all separate parts (power cord, Carrier Sheet and USB cable) and printed materials to use with your “Exchange” machine.
  • Page 278: Troubleshooting

    If the Touchscreen displays errors and your Android™ device supports the NFC feature, touch your device to the NFC logo on the right side of the control panel to access the Brother Solutions Center and browse the latest FAQs from your device. (Your mobile telephone provider’s message and data rates may apply to your use of this function.)
  • Page 279 If the error is not cleared after turning (XX is an error code.) the machine off and then on, make a note of the error message and report it to your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service (see For Customer Service on page ii).
  • Page 280 Troubleshooting Error message Cause Action  The Paper Guides are not set to Clear the document jam (see Document Jam Document Jam/ the correct document size. on page 266) and then do the following: Too long  The settings are not suitable for ...
  • Page 281 Troubleshooting Error message Cause Action The maximum sequential number 99 Press any button (see File Name Cannot Be Used File Name Cannot sequential number for the file name (Scan to USB) on page 290) (ADS-2400N / Be Used has been reached. 3000N) or (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) and then do one of the following:...
  • Page 282: Document Jam

    Troubleshooting Document Jam Documents can jam in the ADF unit if they are not inserted or fed correctly, if they are too long, or if multiple pages were fed at the same time (multifeed). Follow the steps below to clear a document jam. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.
  • Page 283 Troubleshooting Press any button (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) or (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W). NOTE When clearing the multifeed, confirm that the data scanned before the multifeed was detected has been saved, and then start scanning again at the next page or the beginning of the document. IMPORTANT •...
  • Page 284: Operational And Software Difficulties

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. You can correct most problems yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips, visit support.brother.com Using non-Brother supplies may affect the scan quality, hardware performance, and machine reliability.
  • Page 285 Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions The scanned image is  The Paper Guides are not adjusted  Adjust the Paper Guides to fit the width of the skewed. to fit the width of the document. document. When Scan Size is set to Auto and you are scanning a document that contains ...
  • Page 286 Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions The order of the output The Output Tray has been positioned Carefully position the Output Tray so that it document pages will so that it does not match the size of the matches the size of the document. change.
  • Page 287 ControlCenter4 ® (Windows click (Brother Utilities) on your desktop, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click Scan in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4. Cannot start...
  • Page 288 (ControlCenter2) icon. The (ControlCenter2) icon appears in the Dock. Cannot find how to — Use Remote Setup. See Set Up the Brother configure the settings Machine from Your Computer on page 235. to scan from the Control Panel of the machine.
  • Page 289 If the Security Software warning appears on the computer screen during the installation, change the Security Software settings to permit the Brother product setup program or other program to run. (Macintosh users) If you are using a firewall function of anti-spyware or antivirus security software, temporarily disable it, and then install the Brother software.
  • Page 290 Troubleshooting Other Difficulties Difficulty Cause Suggestions The machine is in The machine is idle and the amount of Do one of the following: Sleep Time (power time specified by the Sleep Time setting  Press save mode). has elapsed.  Press (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W)
  • Page 291: Machine Information

    Troubleshooting Machine Information Check the Serial Number (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window appears. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
  • Page 292 Troubleshooting NOTE If using Advanced Mode, click the (Settings) icon to access Device Settings.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window appears. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window appears.
  • Page 293: Check The Serial Number (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Troubleshooting Select Machine Info. in the folder tree. The window displays the Serial No. (the example below uses ® Windows Check the Serial Number (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Press (Settings). Press Machine Info. Press Serial No. The Touchscreen displays the machine’s serial number. WLAN Enable/Disable (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Press (Settings).
  • Page 294: Reset Functions

    Troubleshooting Reset Functions The following reset functions are available: Network  You can restore the network settings, such as the password and IP address information, to the factory settings. Address Book (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W)  You can reset the Address Book. ...
  • Page 295: Reset The Machine (Ads-2800W / Ads-3600W)

    Troubleshooting  Press for about five seconds until the machine beeps to reset the Reverse Roller Counter.  Press for about five seconds until the machine beeps to reset the Pick Up Roller Counter and Reverse Roller Counter. Reset the Machine (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) Press (Settings).
  • Page 296: A Specifications

    Specifications General NOTE This chapter provides a summary of the machine’s specifications. For additional specifications, visit www.brother.com for details. Model ADS-2400N ADS-3000N ADS-2800W ADS-3600W Memory Capacity Standard 256 MB 512 MB Power Source 100 - 120 V AC 50/60 Hz...
  • Page 297 Specifications Model ADS-2400N ADS-3000N ADS-2800W ADS-3600W Dimensions 12.0 in (306 mm) 7.2 in (182 mm) 10.2 in (258 mm) 12.0 in (306 mm) 13.9 in 12.3 in (352 mm) (313 mm) 26.2 in (665 mm) Approx. Weights 9.8 lb (4.45 kg) (ADS-2400N / 10 lb (4.55 kg) (ADS-2800W / ADS-3000N) ADS-3600W)
  • Page 298: Scanner

    Up to 8.5 in. (215 mm) Greyscale 256 levels Max. Speed For detailed specifications, visit www.brother.com For the latest driver updates for the OS X you are using, visit support.brother.com Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB) Compatible Media USB flash drive 1 Interface Interface USB 2.0 Hi Speed...
  • Page 299: Interfaces

    Security (ADS-2800W / (AES), EAP, EAP RAST, PEAP, EAP TTLS, EAP TLS ADS-3600W) Setup Support Utility (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) If you require more advanced scanner management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from support.brother.com...
  • Page 300: Computer Requirements

    (Ethernet) Wireless 802.11b/g/n Conditions: ® Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE supports Windows XP Home For the latest driver updates, visit (in USA) www.brother.com ® (SP3 or later), Windows XP Professional (SP3 or later, (in Canada) www.brother.ca ® ® x32 only), Windows Vista (SP2 or later), Windows ®...
  • Page 301: B Appendix

    Appendix Entering Text (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) When you must enter text into a machine a keyboard appears on the Touchscreen. NOTE • To change between lowercase or uppercase, press • To toggle between the keyboards (letters, numbers, or symbols), press Inserting Spaces To enter a space, press Space.
  • Page 302: Led Indications (Ads-2400N / Ads-3000N)

    Appendix LED Indications (ADS-2400N / ADS-3000N) The LED indications on the control panel are explained in the table below. The LED is off. The LED is on. The LED is blinking. LEDs Machine Status Ready (USB connected) The machine is connected to a USB device and ready to scan.
  • Page 303 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Ready (Net Device 2) The machine is ready to scan to Network Device 2. Ready (Net Device 3) The machine is ready to scan to Network Device 3. Connecting (Scan to PC) The machine is connecting to the Scan to PC destination. Connecting (Scan to Net Device 1) The machine is connecting to Network Device 1 for scanning.
  • Page 304 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Connecting (Scan to Net Device 2) The machine is connecting to Network Device 2 for scanning. Connecting (Scan to Net Device 3) The machine is connecting to Network Device 3 for scanning. Scanning (Scan from PC) The machine is scanning from a computer.
  • Page 305 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Sending (Scan to Net Device 2) The machine is scanning to Network Device 2. Sending (Scan to Net Device 3) The machine is scanning to Network Device 3. All Pages Were Skipped All scanned pages were skipped as blank pages. Press any button, and then do the following: Place your document, face down, top edge first, in the ...
  • Page 306 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Out of Memory (Scan to USB) The machine’s memory is full and the machine cannot scan the entire document. To clear the error, do one of the following:  Press any button. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet, and ...
  • Page 307 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Write Protect The media is write protected. To clear the error, press the Stop key. Access Error The media has been removed. To clear the error, press the Stop key. Authenticate Error (Scan to FTP) The FTP user name and password you entered are incorrect or not configured correctly.
  • Page 308 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Sending Error (Scan to FTP) Check the following, and then try again: • You have writing permission for the destination folder. • The hard disk containing the destination folder is not full. (For example, if the hard disk is full, free some disk space, and then try again.) Out of Memory (Scan to FTP) The machine’s memory is full and the machine cannot...
  • Page 309 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Sleep Time The machine is in Sleep Time. The machine acts as though it is turned off. Do one of the following to wake up the machine:  Press the Power key.  Open the ADF. ...
  • Page 310 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Stopped Ejecting The machine has stopped ejecting the document or plastic cards. To continue ejecting, press the Stop button. Remote Setup Remote Setup is in process. To cancel Remote Setup, click the Stop button in the Remote Setup window on your computer.
  • Page 311 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Front Cover open The Front Cover is open. Pick Up Roller Alert The maximum Pick Up Roller Counter has been exceeded. To clear the error, do one of the following: Reset the Pick Up Roller Counter. ...
  • Page 312 Appendix LEDs Machine Status Pick Up Roller & Reverse Roller alert & Periodic Cleaning Alert The Pick Up Roller and Periodic Cleaning Counter have been used over the limit. To prevent the error, do one of the following:  Reset the Pick Up Roller Counter. ...
  • Page 313: Service Call Indications

    Appendix Service Call Indications If there is an error that you cannot clear yourself, the machine will indicate the need for a service call by lighting up all the LEDs as shown below. If you see the service call indication shown above, turn the machine off and then on, and then try to scan again.
  • Page 314: Scan Settings

    Appendix Scan Settings If the machine is connected to a computer, see the table below for available settings when scanning from the computer. Configurable Configurable Category Setting Option settings in settings in TWAIN 2-sided Scan Off / Long Edge / Short Edge Auto / Black and White / True Gray / 24bit Color Scan Type Gray (Error Diffusion)
  • Page 315 Appendix Configurable Configurable Category Setting Option settings in settings in TWAIN Auto Deskew On / Off Remove Background Bleed Through / Remove Background Color Color Auto Brightness Contrast Color Tone Adjustment Shadow Custom Highlight Gamma Grayscale Adjustment Brightness / Contrast Auto Color Detect Adjust Auto Color Detect Adjust Skip Blank Page Skip Blank Page...
  • Page 316 Appendix If the machine is connected to a computer, see the table below for available settings when scanning from the control panel. Configurable settings from Configurable Saving settings in settings to Category Setting Option (ADS-2400N / Control Panel a shortcut ADS-3000N / (ADS-2800W / (ADS-2800W /...
  • Page 317 Appendix Configurable settings from Configurable Saving settings in settings to Category Setting Option (ADS-2400N / Control Panel a shortcut ADS-3000N / (ADS-2800W / (ADS-2800W / ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ADS-3600W) ADS-3600W) Auto Deskew On / Off Remove Background Bleed Through / Remove Background Color Color Auto Brightness...
  • Page 318 Appendix If the machine is not connected to a computer, see the table below for available settings when scanning from the control panel. Configurable Saving settings in settings to Category Setting Option Control Panel a shortcut (ADS-2800W / (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ADS-3600W) 2-sided Scan...
  • Page 319 Appendix Configurable Saving settings in settings to Category Setting Option Control Panel a shortcut (ADS-2800W / (ADS-2800W / ADS-3600W) ADS-3600W) Auto Deskew On / Off Remove Background Bleed Through / Remove Background Color Color Auto Brightness Color Tone Adjustment Custom Contrast Grayscale Adjustment Brightness / Contrast...
  • Page 320: Index

    Index ABBYY FineReader Pro (Macintosh) Power Failure ..144 ............35 Brother Remote Setup ............ 235 Apps ..............15 Brother Numbers ..........i Customer Service ..........ii Scan FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ..... i Macintosh Product Support ...........ii ABBYY FineReader ........144 Solutions Center ..........
  • Page 321 Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, Canada H9B 3H6 Visit us on the World Wide Web www.brother.com These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will support only machines purchased in their own countries. www.brotherearth.com...

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