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Quick Setup Guide
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Thank you for choosing Brother. Your support is important to us and we value your business. Your Brother product
is engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to deliver reliable performance, day-in and day-out.
Please read the Product Safety Guide on page 20 before you set up your machine. Then, please return to
this page of the Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation procedure.
WARNING
CAUTION
IMPORTANT
NOTE
NOTE
Unless otherwise specified, illustrations in this guide show the ADS-1500W.
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
AC adapter
You can download the User's Guide and Network User's Guide for your model from the Brother Solutions Center
at http://solutions.brother.com/. If your computer does not have a DVD-ROM drive, the supplied DVD-ROM does
not contain drivers for your operating system, or you want to download manuals and utilities, visit your model page
at http://solutions.brother.com/.
WARNING
• This product was packaged in a plastic bag. To avoid suffocation, keep plastic bags away from babies
and children. Do not use the bag in cribs, beds, carriages, or play pens. The bag is not a toy.
• Use only the AC adapter supplied with this product.
NOTE
• We recommend saving the original packaging in case you must ship your machine.
• Use the supplied USB cable if you want to connect the machine to a computer.
a
Remove the protective tape and film covering the machine and the LCD or Control Panel.
b
Make sure you have all the components.
ADS-1000W / ADS-1500W
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor
or moderate injuries.
IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in
damage to property or loss of product functionality.
Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about how the
operation works with other features.
Receipt Carrier Sheet for BR-Receipts
(USA only)
Product Registration Sheet (USA only)
Warranty Card
15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8561, Japan
USB Interface Cable
Quick Setup Guide
ADS-1000W
ADS-1500W
Brother Industries, Ltd.
DVD-ROM
USA/CAN Version A
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  • Page 1 15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8561, Japan Thank you for choosing Brother. Your support is important to us and we value your business. Your Brother product is engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to deliver reliable performance, day-in and day-out.
  • Page 2 Connect the AC adapter NOTE DO NOT connect the USB cable yet. Connect the AC adapter. Open the Top Cover a and push the flap of the Top Cover b firmly back until it clicks.
  • Page 3: Windows And Macintosh

    If your computer does not have a DVD-ROM drive or the supplied DVD-ROM does not contain drivers for your operating system, or you want to download manuals and utilities, visit your model page at http://solutions.brother.com/. Some software applications included on the DVD-ROM may not be available as a download.
  • Page 4 USB cable screen appears, and then the model name screen appears, choose your click Next. machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. NOTE • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to Computer (My Computer). ® (For Windows 8: click the (File Explorer) icon on the taskbar, and then go to Computer.)
  • Page 5: Connect The Usb Cable

    OK. • When the Brother Product Research and Support Program screen appears, select your preference and follow the on-screen instructions. NOTE...
  • Page 6 USB hub. After the installation, the Brother software will • Connect the machine directly to your search for the Brother device. This will take a Macintosh. few moments to complete. Choose your machine from the list, and then Connect the USB cable to the USB port click Next.
  • Page 7 Choose your wireless setup method The following instructions will offer two methods for setting up your Brother machine on a wireless network. If you want to scan using your mobile devices only and your wireless access point/router supports automatic wireless (one-push) setup (WPS or AOSS™), select method b.
  • Page 8 Your machine will now try to connect to your wireless network. It may take a few minutes. NOTE • If the Brother screen does not appear Wireless setup is now complete. automatically, go to Computer (My The Wi-Fi light on the Control Panel Computer).
  • Page 9 Click Tools in the left on-screen instructions. navigation bar. • If you are using WEP and the WiFi light the Control Panel lights up (for ADS-1000W) or The following screens will appear: the LCD displays Connected (for • When the Software Update Setting screen...
  • Page 10 • If the Setup Network “Scan to” name screen appears, type a name for your Macintosh (up to 15 characters), and then click Next. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Please wait for the software to install.
  • Page 11 Wireless setup is now complete. The Wi-Fi light on the Control Panel Place the Brother machine within range of your lights up, indicating that the machine’s WPS or AOSS™ access point/router. The Network I/F is set to WLAN.
  • Page 12 Make a note of the error code, see Troubleshooting on page 13, and then correct the error. Wireless setup is now complete. Place the Brother machine within range of your The Wi-Fi light on the Control Panel WPS or AOSS™ access point/router. The lights up, indicating that the machine’s...
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    Network User’s Guide. Error Status/Error Codes If the LED indicators (on the ADS-1000W) or the LCD (on the ADS-1500W) indicate an error, locate the error status or code in the tables that follow and use the recommended solution to correct the error.
  • Page 14 TS-02 - If your wireless access point/router is using MAC address filtering, confirm the MAC address of the Brother machine is allowed in the filter. 2. If you manually entered the SSID and security information (SSID/authentication method/encryption method/Network Key), the information may be incorrect.
  • Page 15 TS-05 security information (SSID and Network Key*) on page 13. If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother machine supports the use of the first WEP key only. The wireless security information (Authentication method/Encryption method/Network Key) is incorrect.
  • Page 16 Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 ® (ADS-1500W only) - Windows 8 users: Double-click (Brother Utilities) on the desktop, and then Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 offers a variety of features for handling PDF files. It can unlock click (BR-Receipts). and open PDF files for viewing, editing, annotation •...
  • Page 17 You can scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Double-click the Brother Support icon to install. The Brother Support window will appear. Click the button for the application you want to install.
  • Page 18 ® • Windows XP, Windows Vista ® Windows 7 users: Click (Start) > All Programs > Brother > ADS-XXXXX > ControlCenter4 (where XXXXX is your model name). ® • Windows 8 users: Double-click (Brother Utilities) on the desktop, and then click (ControlCenter4).
  • Page 19 NOTE (ADS-1000W only) If the icon is not displayed in the Dock, click Go from the Finder bar, Applications, Brother, If you set up the machine using a Wireless Network connection and want to start scanning and then double-click the icon.
  • Page 20 Product Safety Guide Symbols and conventions used in Bold typeface identifies specific keys the documentation Bold on the machine’s control panel or on the computer screen. Italicized typeface emphasizes an The following symbols and conventions are used Italics important point or refers you to a throughout the documentation.
  • Page 21: Choosing A Location

    The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.
  • Page 22 IMPORTANT • DO NOT place your machine next to sources of interference, such as speakers or the base units of non-Brother cordless telephones. Doing so may interfere with the operation of the machine’s electronic components. • DO NOT connect the unit to an AC power outlet controlled by wall switches or automatic timers. Disruption of power can delete information from the machine’s memory, and repeated cycling of the power can...
  • Page 23 • DO NOT use the unit or handle the cord if the cord has become worn or frayed. If unplugging the unit, DO NOT touch the damaged/frayed part. • Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT use any type of extension cord.
  • Page 24 Specifications in the User's Guide. Failure to do so may result in injury to yourself or others, or damage to the machine or other property. Brother does not assume any responsibility for any damage resulting from using an AC adapter other than the one specified.
  • Page 25 Brother Authorized Service Personnel. If the unit becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately unplug the unit from the power outlet and call Brother Customer Service. DO NOT touch the AC adapter or handle the plug with wet hands.
  • Page 26 Product Safety Guide CAUTION DO NOT sit or stand on the unit or use it for any purpose beyond its intended purpose. Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them out. Otherwise, you could cause injury to your fingers by trapping them in a roller.
  • Page 27 Product Safety Guide DO NOT carry the machine by holding the top cover. Doing this may cause the machine to slip out of your hands. Only carry the machine by placing your hands under the entire machine. Be careful of the projections on the machine. Otherwise, injury could result. If you do not intend to use the unit for an extended period of time, disconnect the AC adapter from the power outlet.
  • Page 28: Important Safety Instructions

    DO NOT attempt to service the unit yourself because opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points and other risks and may void your warranty. Refer all servicing to a Brother Authorized Service Center. For the location of your nearest Brother Authorized Service Center, please call:...
  • Page 29 AC power outlet to shut off the power completely. IMPORTANT • Brother cannot accept any financial or other responsibilities that may be the result of your use of this information, including direct, special or consequential damages. There are no warranties extended or granted by this document.
  • Page 30 The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR Program is to promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient equipment. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets the ® ENERGY STAR specifications for energy efficiency.
  • Page 31 Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific to its proprietary programs. Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective companies.
  • Page 32 Product Safety Guide Legal limitations for copying Observe all copyright laws when using this product. Color reproductions of certain documents are illegal and may result in either criminal or civil liability. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete listing of every possible prohibition. In case of doubt, we suggest that you check with counsel as to any particular questionable documents.
  • Page 33 Product Safety Guide Depending on the condition of the document (such as if it has wrinkles, bends, or holes) and consumables, multiple pages of a document may be fed at once, causing some pages to be missing from the scanned data. Confirm that the document has no wrinkles, bends, or holes.
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