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User's Guide
ADS-1100W
ADS-1600W
Version 0
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    User’s Guide ADS-1100W ADS-1600W Version 0...

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    This Guide provides useful information about PDF file / Brother wireless 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 3: Getting Started

    Getting Started Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan to PC Scan to ControlCenter4 Lets you scan your document For scanning from the Control Image ® directly into a graphics Panel of the machine: (Windows application for image editing.

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    You can use the BR-Receipts ® For scanning from Windows Receipts ® application included in the (Windows Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts Brother MFL-Pro software suite Macintosh) ® (Windows ) on page 90 for scanning receipts. For scanning from Macintosh: Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts...

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    Applications You can use the Nuance™ For scanning using the supporting PaperPort™ 12SE application TWAIN/WIA driver: TWAIN/WIA/ TWAIN/WIA/ISI included in the Brother MFL-Pro Scan Using Nuance™ ® S driver such software suite, or other ISIS Driver PaperPort™ 12SE or Other applications supporting TWAIN ®...

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    Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan to PC WS Scan Lets you scan your document by For installing drivers: ® Windows using the Web Services protocol. ® (Windows and Scan (continued) Installing drivers used for The Web Services protocol users only) scanning via Web Services...

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    Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan from Scan to USB — Lets you scan your document Save Scanned Documents on a the Control and save the scanned image on USB Flash Memory Drive Panel of the a USB flash memory drive.

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    Macintosh computer to view iOS/OS X Data and edit images and documents (iOS/OS X) that were scanned by a Brother machine and saved to iCloud. You can download and install Brother ScanViewer from the App Store. View or Edit Brother Image Lets you to use your Android™...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents General Information Using the Documentation ..........................1 Symbols and Conventions Used in the Documentation ..............1 About This Machine ...........................2 Control Panel Overview (ADS-1100W)......................3 Control Panel Overview (ADS-1600W)......................5 Touchscreen LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)..................6 Basic Operations ..........................8 Change the Keyboard Setting ......................9 Set the Backlight Brightness........................9...

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    ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode (Windows ) ..............58 Basic Scan............................58 Change the Default Settings of Each Button ..................58 Scan Plastic Cards ..........................59 Scan to an Office File ........................60 Scan Business Cards ........................61 ® Create a Custom Tab (ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode) (Windows ) ...........63 Create a Custom Tab ........................63 Create a Custom Button in Custom Tab....................64...

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    Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer (Macintosh)............162 Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer ..............162 Turn the AutoLoad Feature On/Off (ControlCenter2) ..............164 Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer.................165 Routine Maintenance Clean the Outside of the Machine ......................169 Clean the Scanner ..........................170...

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    Scan Priority (ADS-1100W only) .....................208 Specifications General ..............................211 Scanner ..............................213 Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB).......................213 Interfaces ...............................214 Network..............................214 Computer Requirements........................215 Appendix Entering Text (ADS-1600W only) ......................216 Inserting spaces ..........................216 Making corrections ..........................216 LED Indications (ADS-1100W only).......................217 Service Call Indications ........................224 Brother Numbers ...........................225...

  • Page 13: 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 14: About This Machine

    4 Document Guides 5 Front Cover 6 Control Panel 7 Power Key 8 Cover Release Lever 9 Card Slot Guide 10 Card Slot 11 USB Direct Interface 12 AOSS/WPS Button (ADS-1100W only) 13 USB Connector 14 AC Adapter Connector 15 Security Slot...

  • Page 15: Control Panel Overview (ads-1100w)

    Start button. The Start button does not light up when it is unavailable. NOTE If you configure the Scan Priority settings (see Scan Priority (ADS-1100W only) on page 208) and the Scan buttons are available, they will blink automatically. 5 Scan Buttons Press to select a scan type.

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    General Information You can assign the Scan to FTP, Scan to PC (Network Connect) or WS Scan function to the keys. Press to select your assigned function after configuring the settings. NOTE are only available when the machine was set up using the wireless network method with the installation DVD-ROM and a USB cable (see the Quick Setup Guide).

  • Page 17: Control Panel Overview (ads-1600w)

    General Information Control Panel Overview (ADS-1600W) 1 Touchscreen LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) You can access the menus and options by pressing them on the Touchscreen. 2 Back Button Press to go back to the previous menu level. The Back key does not light up when it is unavailable. 3 Home Button Lets you return to Ready mode.

  • Page 18: Touchscreen Lcd (liquid Crystal Display)

    General Information Touchscreen LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Clock Mode (When the Top Cover is closed only) In this mode, you can see the date and time. The LCD shows the current machine status when the machine is idle. 1 Date and Time Lets you see the date and time.

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    General Information The LCD shows the current machine status when the machine is idle. 1 to FTP Lets you access the Scan to FTP function. 2 to Network Lets you access the Scan to Network function. 3 to PC Lets you access the Scan to PC function. 4 to USB Lets you access the Scan to USB function.

  • Page 20: Basic Operations

    General Information (Settings) Lets you access the main settings. The information icon appears on the Touchscreen when there is an error or maintenance message. For details, see Error and Maintenance Messages on page 187. NOTE This product adopts the font of ARPHIC TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD. Basic Operations To operate the screen, use your finger to press the (Settings) or option button directly on the screen.

  • Page 21: Change The Keyboard Setting

    General Information Change the Keyboard Setting You can choose the type of keyboard for the Touchscreen. Press (Settings), General Setup and then Keyboard Settings. Press QWERTY or ABC. Press Set the Backlight Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD backlight. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the brightness setting.

  • Page 22: Memory Storage

    When the beep setting is on, the machine will beep when you press a key or make a mistake. You can choose a range of beep volume levels from Low to High, or choose Off. (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application.

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    General Information Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. ® Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select Low, Med, High or Off from the Beep drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK.

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    General Information Press Low, Med, High or Off. Press...

  • Page 25: Select Your Language (if Needed)

    General Information Select Your Language (if needed) (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).

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    General Information Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. ® Select Language in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select your language from the Language on Remote Setup drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK.

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    General Information 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...

  • Page 28: Set The Date And Time (ads-1600w Only)

    Spring and adjusted backward one hour in the Autumn. The factory setting is Off, therefore, you will have to change the Automatic Daylight Saving Time setting to On as follows. (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®...

  • Page 29

    General Information Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.

  • Page 30

    General Information ® Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select Off (or On) from the Auto Daylight options. Click Apply and then OK. (ADS-1600W) NOTE Make sure you have set the correct date and time in the Date & Time setting. Press (Settings).

  • Page 31: Set The Time Zone

    General Information Set the Time Zone You can set the time zone (not summer time but standard time) on the machine for your location. (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.

  • Page 32

    General Information Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. ® Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select your time zone from the Time Zone options. Click Apply and then OK.

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    General Information Press a or b to display Initial Setup. Press Initial Setup, Date & Time and then Time Zone. Enter your time zone. Press OK. Press...

  • Page 34: Sleep Mode

    10 minutes) before it enters Sleep Mode. The timer will restart if any operation is carried out on the machine. NOTE If a plastic card is inserted into the Card Slot, the machine does not enter Sleep mode. (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®...

  • Page 35

    General Information Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. ® Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select 1 Min, 2 Mins, 3 Mins, 5 Mins, 10 Mins, 30 Mins or 60 Mins from the Sleep Mode drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK.

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    General Information Press a or b to display Sleep Mode. Press Sleep Mode. Press 1Min, 2Mins, 3Mins, 5Mins, 10Mins, 30Mins or 60Mins. Press...

  • Page 37: Auto Power Off

    Auto Power Off You can enter how long the machine is in Sleep mode (the maximum setting is 8 hours and the default setting is 4 hours) before it turns the power off automatically. (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®...

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    General Information Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. ® Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select 1hour, 2hours, 4hours, 8hours or Off from the Auto Power Off drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK.

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    General Information Press a or b to display Auto Power Off. Press Auto Power Off. Press 1hour, 2hours, 4hours, 8hours or Off. Press...

  • Page 40: Acceptable Document

    General Information Acceptable Document NOTE Do not load documents that contain multiple page thicknesses, paper qualities, etc. Acceptable Document Standard Paper Length 70 mm to 297 mm Width 51 mm to 215.9 mm Weight 52 g/m2 to 110 g/m Thickness 0.08 mm to 0.12 mm Maximum Number of Total thickness of no more than 2 mm, no more than 20 sheets...

  • Page 41

    General Information Long Paper Length 297 mm to 863 mm Width 51 mm to 215.9 mm Weight 52 g/m to 110 g/m Thickness 0.08 mm to 0.12 mm Maximum Number of 1 sheet Documents NOTE To scan a document between 297 mm to 863 mm, select Long Paper as Scan Size or Document Size in the setting dialog box.

  • Page 42: Unacceptable Documents

    General Information Unacceptable Documents  Documents with a carbon sheet attached on the back  Documents written in pencil  Documents of uneven thickness, such as envelopes  Documents with large wrinkles or curls  Bent or damaged documents  Documents that use tracing paper ...

  • Page 43: Unacceptable Receipt

    General Information Unacceptable Receipt  Receipts with paper clips or staples  Receipts with wet ink CAUTION To avoid cutting yourself, do not slide or scrape your hand or fingers along the edge of the Receipt Carrier Sheet. IMPORTANT • To avoid warping, do not place the Receipt Carrier Sheet in direct sunlight or in an area subject to high temperatures and high humidity.

  • Page 44: Loading Documents

    General Information Loading Documents The document feeder can hold up to 20 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use 20 lb (80 g/m ) paper and always fan the pages before placing them in the document feeder. IMPORTANT • DO NOT pull on the document while it is feeding. •...

  • Page 45: Loading Standard Size Documents

    General Information Loading Standard Size Documents Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32). Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document. Fan the pages several times along both the long edge and the short edge.

  • Page 46

    General Information Position the pages so that the leading edges are aligned at a slight angle in the feed direction. Place your document, face down, top edge first in the document feeder between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine gently. Make sure that the side edges of the document are parallel to the grooves in the Top Cover, and then adjust the Guides to fit the width of the document again.

  • Page 47: Loading Business Cards

    General Information Loading Business Cards Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32). Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document. Place your document, face down and short side first in the document feeder between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine.

  • Page 48: Loading Documents Longer Than A4 Size

    General Information Loading Documents Longer than A4 Size Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32). Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document. Place your document, face down, top edge first in the document feeder between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine.

  • Page 49: Loading A Receipt

    General Information Loading a Receipt Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32). Insert the document into the Receipt Carrier Sheet. NOTE Set the document in the center of the Receipt Carrier Sheet and align the top of the document with the top of the Receipt Carrier Sheet.

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    General Information Place the Receipt Carrier Sheet in the document feeder between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine. NOTE • You can fold the receipt into a Z-shape and then insert it into the Receipt Carrier Sheet if the receipt is longer than the Receipt Carrier Sheet.

  • Page 51: Loading A Plastic Card

    General Information Loading a Plastic Card Close the Top Cover if it is open. Adjust the Card Slot Guide (1) located at the back of the machine to fit the width of the plastic card. Insert the plastic card into the Card Slot (1). The card will be fed into the machine. NOTE •...

  • Page 52: Before Scanning

    Before Scanning 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.  Make sure that the interface cable is physically secure.

  • Page 53: Before Network Scanning

    2 computers on the network. If you want to use more than 2 computers with Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE installed, please buy the Brother NL-5 pack which is a multiple computer license agreement pack for up to 5 additional users. To buy the NL-5 pack, contact your Brother dealer.

  • Page 54

    Before Scanning NOTE ® ® ® (Windows Vista , Windows 7 and Windows If the User Account Control screen appears, do the following: • For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue or Yes. • For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK or Yes.

  • Page 55

    Click the Scan To Button tab and enter your computer name in the Display Name field. The Destination drop-down list in Scan to Network Device from the Scan tab in Web Based Management (ADS-1100W only)(see Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer on page 126) or on the LCD of...

  • Page 56: Configure Network Scanning For Macintosh

    Before Scanning the machine (ADS-1600W only) displays the name you enter. The default setting is your computer name. You can enter any name that you like. If you want to avoid receiving unwanted documents, enter a 4-digit PIN number in the Pin number and Retype Pin number field.

  • Page 57

    Before Scanning Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Select Other from the Model drop-down list. The Device Selector window will appear. Click the + button. The setting window will appear.

  • Page 58

    NOTE Click the check box for Scan Key Setting and then configure the following: • For Scan to PC (Network Connect)(ADS-1100W only) or scanning from the Control Panel of the machine (ADS-1600W only), click the check box for Register your computer with the "Scan To" functions at the device. Then enter the name you want...

  • Page 59: Launch The Bradmin Utility (windows ® )

    BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility. The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of the 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 60: Scan From Your Computer

    ADS-1100W), (for ADS-1100W), or to PC button (for ADS-1600W) on your Brother machine. For information about how to configure the settings for (when used for the Scan to PC function with network connection only for ADS-1100W), (for ADS-1100W), or to PC ®...

  • Page 61

    Scan from Your Computer 4 Scan Lets you start scanning. 5 Image viewer Displays a scanned image. 6 Save Lets you save a scanned image to a folder on your hard drive in one of the file types shown in the file type list.

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    • (Windows 8 users) Click (Brother Utilities), 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. Click Configuration and then select Mode Select.

  • Page 63

    Scan from Your Computer Select Home Mode or Advanced Mode in the mode dialog box.

  • Page 64: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Home Mode (windows ® )

    Scan from Your Computer ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode (Windows There are four scan options: Save, Open with an Application, Send E-mail and OCR. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help).

  • Page 65: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39). NOTE Load only one plastic card at a time. Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear.

  • Page 66

    Scan from Your Computer Check the Plastic Card Mode check box. ® Configure other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows on page 65). Click OK. Click the (Scan) button. The machine starts scanning, and then the Scanning Completed dialog box will appear and display the number of scanned pages.

  • Page 67: Scan To An Office File

    Your machine can convert scanned data to a Microsoft® Word file or a Microsoft PowerPoint file. In order to use this feature, your Brother machine must be connected to a network that has access to the Internet through a wireless connection. Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).

  • Page 68: Scan Business Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Click the File Type drop-down list, and then select the Microsoft Office Word(*.docx) or Microsoft Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option. Click OK. If a message dialog box regarding the Internet connection appears, read the information and click OK. Scan Business Cards Load your document (see Loading Business Cards on page 35).

  • Page 69

    Scan from Your Computer Click (Open with an Application). The Open with an Application dialog box will appear. Select BizCard MFC Application from the Target Application drop-down list and then click OK. The scanned data will be opened in the BizCard 6 application. Edit and save the scanned data using BizCard 6.

  • Page 70: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Advanced Mode (windows ® )

    Scan from Your Computer ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode (Windows There are four scan options: Image, OCR, E-mail and File. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Basic Scan Select the Scan tab.

  • Page 71: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Click OK. The new settings will be used as the default settings. Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39). NOTE Load only one plastic card at a time. Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.

  • Page 72: Scan To An Office File

    Word file or a Microsoft® PowerPoint file. In order to use this feature, your Brother machine must be connected to a network that has access to the Internet through a wireless connection. Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).

  • Page 73: Scan Business Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Select the Scan tab. Click (E-mail) or (File). The setting dialog box will appear (the example below uses E-mail). Click the File Type drop-down list, and then select the Microsoft Office Word(*.docx) or Microsoft Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option. ®...

  • Page 74

    Scan from Your Computer Select the Scan tab. Click (Image). The setting dialog box will appear. Select BizCard MFC Application from the Target Application drop-down list. ® Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows ) on page 65). Click Scan.

  • Page 75: Create A Custom Tab (controlcenter4 Advanced Mode) (windows ® )

    Scan from Your Computer Create a Custom Tab (ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode) ® (Windows You can 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 then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear.

  • Page 76: Create A Custom Button In Custom Tab

    Scan from Your Computer Create a Custom Button in Custom Tab Create a Custom tab. Right-click the area inside the tab and select Create custom button. Select a button you want to create from the menu. The settings dialog box will appear. NOTE You can also copy a custom button by selecting Copy custom button from the right-click context menu.

  • Page 77: Change Scan Settings (controlcenter4) (windows ® )

    Scan from Your Computer ® Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows The following settings can be changed. 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,...

  • Page 78

    Scan from Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File File size You can 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. Resolution You can select a scanning resolution from the Resolution drop-down list.

  • Page 79

    Scan from 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 any adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the Document Size drop-down list.

  • Page 80

    Scan from Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Contrast Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is usually suitable for most images. You can increase or decrease the contrast level by moving the slider to the right or left.

  • Page 81

    Scan from 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 Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned data. Auto Image Changes the direction of the document based on the text Rotation orientation.

  • Page 82: Scan Using Controlcenter2 (macintosh)

    (when used for the Scan to PC function with network connection only for ADS-1100W), (for ADS-1100W), or to PC button (for ADS-1600W) on your machine choose the Device Button tab in the configuration menu for each of the SCAN buttons. To configure the software button in ControlCenter2 choose the Software Button tab in the configuration menu for each of the SCAN buttons.

  • Page 83: Image (example: Apple Preview)

    Scan from Your Computer Image (example: Apple Preview) The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. Select the SCAN tab. Click (Image). The Scan to Image dialog box will appear. You can configure the scan settings.

  • Page 84: Ocr (word Processing Application)

    Scan from Your Computer OCR (word processing application) The Scan to OCR feature lets you convert the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. NOTE Presto! PageManager must be installed on your computer.

  • Page 85: E-mail

    Scan from Your Computer E-mail The Scan to E-mail feature lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application so you can send the scanned document as an attachment. Select the SCAN tab. Click (E-mail). The Scan to E-mail dialog box will appear. You can configure the scan settings.

  • Page 86: File

    Scan from Your Computer File The Scan to File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in a supported file format. Therefore, this feature allows you to easily archive your paper documents. Select the SCAN tab. Click (File).

  • Page 87: Change The Default Settings Of A Button

    Scan from Your Computer Change the Default Settings of a Button You can change the default settings of the (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), and (File) buttons. Click the button while holding down the Control key and choose Software Button. The settings dialog box will appear.

  • Page 88: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39). NOTE Load only one plastic card at a time. Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the button in the SCAN tab for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File).

  • Page 89: Scan To An Office File

    Word file or a Microsoft PowerPoint file. In order to use this feature, your Brother machine must be connected to a network that has access to the Internet through a wireless connection. Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).

  • Page 90

    Scan from Your Computer Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the SCAN tab. Click the E-mail or File button. The settings dialog box will appear (the example below uses E-mail). Click the File Type pop-up menu, and then select the Microsoft Office Word (*.docx) or Microsoft Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option.

  • Page 91: Scan Business Cards

    Scan from Your Computer Scan Business Cards Load your document (see Loading Business Cards on page 35). Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the SCAN tab. Click the Image button. The settings dialog box will appear. Select BizCard 6 from the Target Application drop-down list.

  • Page 92: Register Your Favourite Scan Settings Using Controlcenter2 (custom Scan) (macintosh)

    Scan from Your Computer Register your Favourite Scan Settings Using ControlCenter2 (CUSTOM SCAN) (Macintosh) There are four buttons which 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 93: User-defined Button

    Scan from 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 94

    Scan from 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 E-mail message.

  • Page 95

    Scan from 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. If you want to specify the destination of the scanned image, check the Show Save As window check box.

  • Page 96: Change Scan Settings (controlcenter2) (macintosh)

    Scan from Your Computer Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Target You can select which application is used to open scanned data. Only applications installed on your computer Application (for Image, OCR (including Presto! PageManager, Presto! BizCard 6, BR-...

  • Page 97

    Scan from Your Computer 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) for File Type and then enter the password in the Set PDF Password dialog box (Image, E-mail and File only).

  • Page 98

    Scan from Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Destination File Click the Change button and then the Browse button to Path change the folder you would like to save your scanned document to. Destination Click Browse and browse to the folder you would like to Folder save your scanned document to.

  • Page 99

    Scan from 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 any adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the Document Size drop-down list.

  • Page 100

    Scan from Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Plastic Card Lets you scan cards, such as driver's licenses or Mode insurance cards, using these automatic settings: Resolution: 600 dpi   Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto) ...

  • Page 101

    Scan from 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 usually suitable for most images.

  • Page 102: Scan Receipts Using Br-receipts (windows ® )

    ® Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Windows Brother's BR-Receipts application processes receipts using OCR functionality to take information from your scanned images and categorizing it. You can generate reports to view and track expenses. (This application is available depending on your country.) Installing BR-Receipts Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.

  • Page 103: Scan Using Nuance™ Paperport™ 12se Or Other Windows ® Applications

    Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE or Other Windows Applications Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE You can use the Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE application, which is included in the Brother MFL-Pro software suite, for scanning. The instructions for scanning in these steps are for Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE. For ®...

  • Page 104

    Scan from Your Computer Start Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE. Do one of the following: ® ® ®  (Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Click (Start), All Programs, Nuance PaperPort12, and then PaperPort. ®  (Windows Click (PaperPort). The Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE window will appear.

  • Page 105

    From the Available Scanners list, select TWAIN: TW-Brother ADS-XXXXX or TWAIN: TW-Brother ADS-XXXXX LAN (where ADS-XXXXX is the model name of your machine). If you want to use the WIA driver, select the Brother driver that has “WIA” as the prefix. Click the OK button.

  • Page 106

    Scan from Your Computer Adjust the settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box if needed (Resolution, Scan Type, Brightness, and Contrast).  TWAIN Driver Settings WIA Driver Settings  From the Document Size drop-down list, select your document size. NOTE After you select a document size, you can adjust the scanning area further by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it.

  • Page 107

    Scan from Your Computer TWAIN Driver Settings 1 Scan (Image Type) You can select Photo, Web or Text for the type of document you want to scan. Scan (Image Type) Resolution Scan Type Photo Use for scanning photo images 300 x 300 dpi 24bit Colour Use for attaching the scanned 100 x 100 dpi...

  • Page 108

    Scan from Your Computer 3 Scan Type Select one of the following types:  Black & White Use for text or line art images.  Grey (Error Diffusion) Use for photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated grey images without using true grey dots.

  • Page 109

    Scan from Your Computer 8 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...

  • Page 110

    Scan from Your Computer WIA Driver Settings 1 Paper source You can select Document Feeder only. 2 Picture Type (Image Type) You can select Color picture, Grayscale picture, Black and white picture or text or Custom Settings for the type of document you want to scan. If you want to change some advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture.

  • Page 111: Scan Using Windows ® Photo Gallery Or Windows ® Fax And Scan

    Scan from 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 112: Use Nuance Pdf Converter Professional 8 (windows ® ) (ads-1600w Only)

    Scan from Your Computer ® Use Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows (ADS-1600W only) Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 offers a variety of features for handling PDF files. It can unlock and open PDF files for viewing, editing, annotation and re-assembly. Installing Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.

  • Page 113: Use Newsoft Presto! Bizcard 6 (windows ® )

    Scan from Your Computer ® Use NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 (Windows Presto! BizCard lets you manage the information from scanned business cards, such as names, companies, mailing addresses, phone/fax numbers and e-mail addresses, on your computer. Simply scan, or import your business cards and Presto! BizCard automatically saves the data and image for each card.

  • Page 114: Scan Receipts Using Br-receipts (macintosh)

    Scan from Your Computer Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Macintosh) Brother's BR-Receipts application processes receipts by taking information from your scanned images and categorizing it. You can generate reports to view and track expenses. (This application is available depending on your country.) Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.

  • Page 115: Scan Using Presto! Pagemanager Or Twain Applications (macintosh)

    Start Presto! PageManager by double-clicking the Presto! PageManager icon on your computer screen. NOTE The first time you use the Brother TWAIN driver, you need to set it as the default driver. To set the Brother TWAIN driver as the default driver, do the following.

  • Page 116

    Select Acquire Image Data in the File menu. The scanner setup dialog box will appear. (The Brother TWAIN screen supports languages specified in Presto! PageManager.) Adjust the settings in the scanner setup dialog box if needed (Resolution, Scan Type, Adjust Image).

  • Page 117: Twain Driver Settings

    Scan from Your Computer TWAIN Driver Settings (The Brother TWAIN screen supports languages specified in Presto! PageManager.) 1 Resolution You can select a scanning resolution from the Resolution drop-down list. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image.

  • Page 118

    Scan from Your Computer True Gray  Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is more exact due to using up to 256 shades of grey. 256 Color  Use for simple colour illustrations that do not use the full colour spectrum. Uses up to 256 colours to create images.

  • Page 119

    Scan from Your Computer 5 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...

  • Page 120: Scan Using Apple Image Capture (ica Driver)

    Scan from Your Computer Scan Using Apple Image Capture (ICA Driver) You can scan a document using the ICA driver. If you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the installer DVD-ROM, the ICA driver has been already installed on your computer. If you don’t see your machine in the Print & Fax or Print &...

  • Page 121

    Scan from 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 LAN, you will see it in the SHARED area. Load your document. Select a size of your document for Scan Size.

  • Page 122: Ica Driver Settings

    Scan from Your Computer ICA Driver Settings You can adjust the following settings, if needed, in the dialog box accessed by clicking on Show Details. Note that the item name and assignable value will vary depending on the machine. 1 Kind Select from Color, Black &...

  • Page 123: Select Your Machine From Print & Fax Or Print & Scan

    Scan from Your Computer 9 Create single document or 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. NOTE If you cannot select TIFF for the file format, select PDF first and then select TIFF. 10 Image Correction You can configure settings depending on Kind that you have chosen.

  • Page 124: Use Newsoft Presto! Bizcard 6 (macintosh)

    Installing NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive. Double-click the BROTHER icon on your desktop. Double-click Brother Support. Click Presto! BizCard to download the Presto! BizCard 6 installer.

  • Page 125: Scan Using Captiva ® Quickscan™ Pro Or Isis ® Applications (windows ® )

    NOTE ® In order to use the ISIS driver, the Brother scanner driver needs to be installed. If you have not installed ® the Brother scanner driver, you must do so before installing the ISIS driver. ® ®...

  • Page 126: Scan From The Control Panel Of The Machine

    HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1. Start Web Based Management (ADS-1100W) NOTE If you have set up the machine using the USB interface method, you need to set up the machine using the wireless network method with the installation DVD-ROM and a USB cable (see the Quick Setup Guide) to use Web Based Management.

  • Page 127

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.

  • Page 128

    ADS-1600W) in the Scan tab. You can configure up to five FTP server profiles and choose what profile numbers (1 to 5) to use for Scan to FTP settings in Scan to FTP Profile (for ADS-1100W) or Scan to FTP/Network Profile (for ADS-1600W).

  • Page 129

    Enter the name that you want to use for the profile of the FTP server. This name will be displayed in Destination in Scan to Network Device from the Scan tab (ADS-1100W only) or on the LCD of the machine (ADS-1600W only), and can be up to 15 characters.

  • Page 130

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine 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 150 dpi  You can select a scanning quality from the Quality drop-down list.

  • Page 131: Scan Using Ftp Server Profiles

    Description 2-sided Scan To scan both sides of the document, select 2-sided Scan: Long Edge (ADS-1100W only) or 2-sided Scan: Short Edge depending on the layout of your original 2-sided Scan: Long to make sure that the data file created appears correctly in the scanned Edge document.

  • Page 132

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.

  • Page 133

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear. Select Network Device 1 or Network Device 2 which you want to assign the Scan to FTP feature. NOTE •...

  • Page 134: Scan Documents Directly To A Cifs Server (windows ® ) (ads-1600w Only)

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Press a or b to choose one of the FTP server profiles listed. Do one of the following:  If the Scan to FTP profile is complete, go to g. If the Scan to FTP profile is not complete, go to e. ...

  • Page 135

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine NOTE Do not use unsuitable characters in the file name (for example ?, /, \, or *). They may cause a sending error when using Scan to Network. Configure the Scan to Network Default Settings...

  • Page 136

    (up to 64 characters) or the IP address (for example 192.23.56.189). Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the CIFS server (for example brother\abc) (up to 60 characters). Choose the file name you want to use for the scanned document. You can choose from seven preset and two user defined file names.

  • Page 137

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Options Description Document Size Auto  If you select Auto, you can scan documents of any size without making any adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the Letter Document Size drop-down list.

  • Page 138: Save Scanned Documents On Your Computer

    Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer Scan to PC (USB Connect) (ADS-1100W) NOTE If you have set up the machine using the wireless network method with the installation DVD-ROM and a USB cable, you need to set up the machine using the USB interface method (see the Quick Setup Guide) to display the Scan to PC Settings button in the ControlCenter application and to use the Scan to PC (USB Connect) feature.

  • Page 139

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click Scan to PC Settings. The Remote Setup window will appear.

  • Page 140

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine ® Select Scan to PC in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select a Scan-to action you want to use (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File) from the drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK. ®...

  • Page 141

    • If you want to save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. For more information, see Set Up the Shortcuts (ADS-1600W only) on page 157. Scan to PC (Network Connect) (ADS-1100W) NOTE If you have set up the machine using the USB interface method, you need to set up the machine using the...

  • Page 142

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Macintosh  Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear. Select the device (Network Device 1 or Network Device 2) to which you want to assign the Scan to PC feature.

  • Page 143

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Select Scan to PC(Net Connect-XXXXXX) (XXXXXX is a scan type) from the Type drop-down list for the selected device in c. Select the destination computer from the Destination drop-down list for the selected device in c. Click Submit.

  • Page 144: Scan Using Web Services (windows Vista ® Sp2 Or Later, Windows ® 7 And Windows ® 8)

    The menu that allows you to use Web Services for scanning is displayed in Destination in Scan to Network Device from the Scan tab in Web Based Management (ADS-1100W only) or on the LCD of the machine (ADS-1600W), if you have installed the driver for scanning via Web Services. For information about installing ®...

  • Page 145

    Press . The machine starts scanning. (ADS-1600W) NOTE Certain characters in the messages displayed on the LCD may be replaced with spaces when the language settings of your OS and your Brother machine are different.

  • Page 146: Configuring Settings For Scanning

    Click your machine, and then click the Scan Profiles button. The Scan Profiles dialog box will appear. 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 147: Save Scanned Documents On A Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Memory Drive (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.

  • Page 148

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. Select Scan to USB in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below ®...

  • Page 149

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Press and then . The machine starts scanning. NOTE The file name will be the current date plus a two-digit sequential number. (ADS-1600W) Insert a USB flash memory drive into your machine. Load your document.

  • Page 150: Send Scanned Documents Directly To An Email Address (ads-1600w Only)

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Send Scanned Documents Directly to an Email Address (ADS-1600W only) Load your document. Press d or c to display to E-mail Server. Press to E-mail Server. Select the E-mail address you want to send to by doing one of the following: ...

  • Page 151

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Enter the initial characters for your search and then press OK. The machine starts searching the Address Book, and then the search result will be shown. Press a or b until you find the name you are looking for. Press the name from the result.

  • Page 152: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Scan Plastic Cards (ADS-1100W) Close the Top Cover if it is open. Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39). Do one of the following:  Press for Scan to PC (USB Connect).

  • Page 153: Change Scan To Pc Settings (windows ® )

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine ® Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode). Click the Device Scan Settings button.

  • Page 154

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Change the settings. The following settings can be changed. 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,...

  • Page 155

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File File size You can 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.

  • Page 156

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine 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 usually suitable for most images. You can set the Brightness level by dragging the slider to the right or left to lighten or darken the image.

  • Page 157

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Plastic Card Lets you scan cards, such as driver's licenses or Mode insurance cards, using these automatic settings:  Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi  Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto) ...

  • Page 158

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Change the settings. The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned data. Auto Image Changes the direction of the document based on the text Rotation orientation.

  • Page 159: Change Scan To Pc Settings (macintosh)

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. 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 160

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Target You can select which application is used to open scanned Application data. Only applications installed on your computer can be (for Image, OCR selected. and File) or ...

  • Page 161

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File OCR Software Shows the application to extract the editable text data from the document. OCR Language Set to match the language of the scanned document’s text.

  • Page 162

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine 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 any adjustments to Document Size. For faster scan speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the Document Size drop-down list.

  • Page 163

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Click the Advanced Settings button. The Advanced Settings dialog box will appear. 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 usually suitable for most images.

  • Page 164

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Auto Deskew Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned data. Auto Image Changes the direction of the document based on the text Rotation orientation.

  • Page 165: Set Up The Address Book (ads-1600w Only)

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Set Up the Address Book (ADS-1600W only) 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.

  • Page 166: Delete An Email Address

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Enter a new name and then press OK. Go to step l. Press Address. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD. Enter a new email address and then press OK. Press OK. NOTE The LCD shows you a list of shortcuts using the email address you changed.

  • Page 167: Change A Group

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Press a or b until you find the E-mail address you want to add to the group. Press the E-mail address and then OK. Press OK. Change a Group You can rename a group, add an E-mail address to a group or delete an E-mail address from a group. Press d or c to display to E-mail Server.

  • Page 168

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Press Delete. Press a or b until you find the group name you want to delete. Press the group name, and then OK. Press Yes.

  • Page 169: Set Up The Shortcuts (ads-1600w Only)

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Set Up the Shortcuts (ADS-1600W only) Register a Shortcut Basic Scan You can set up 12 shortcut menus. Press Shortcuts. Press Press a or b until you find the shortcut type you want to create. Press the shortcut type and then OK.

  • Page 170

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine  to Web NOTE Occasionally, updates or announcements about your machine's feature will be displayed on the LCD. Read the information, and then press OK. Press a or b to display the available services, and then press the desired service. Press a or b to display your account name, and press it.

  • Page 171: Rename Or Delete A Shortcut

    Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine Rename or Delete a Shortcut Basic Scan Press Shortcuts. Press Edit/Delete. Press the shortcut you want to rename or delete. Press Edit Shortcut Name or Delete. Do one of the following:  Edit Shortcut Name The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.

  • Page 172: Managing The Machine From Your Computer

     (Windows Click (Brother Utilities), 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. • Troubleshooting Lets you access the troubleshooting web site by clicking the Troubleshooting button.

  • Page 173: Error Notifications

    • Separation Pad Count Displays the Separation Pad replacement cycle. NOTE For more information about using the Status Monitor software, right-click the Brother Status Monitor icon and select Help. Error Notifications Right-click the Brother Status Monitor icon and then click Enable error notifications. to clear the check mark.

  • Page 174: Monitor The Status Of The Machine From Your Computer (macintosh)

    Managing the Machine from Your Computer Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer (Macintosh) The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of a device, allowing you to get immediate notifications of error messages such as document jams. The Status Monitor starts from the ControlCenter2.

  • Page 175

    Lets you access the troubleshooting web site by clicking the Troubleshooting button.  Visit the Genuine Supplies website Lets you access the Brother genuine supplies web site by clicking the Visit the Genuine Supplies website button.  Pick-up Roller Count Displays the Pick-up Roller replacement cycle.

  • Page 176: 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 will appear. Click Configuration and then select Preferences. The ControlCenter2 Preferences window will appear. Check (or uncheck) Start ControlCenter on computer startup. Click the OK button.

  • Page 177: 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 will be downloaded automatically to your computer and displayed on the screen. If you change the settings, you can upload them directly to the machine.

  • Page 178

    ® • (Windows Click (Brother Utilities), 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 Double-click the RemoteSetup icon located in Macintosh HD/Applications/Brother.

  • Page 179

    Managing the Machine from Your Computer Select a menu in the folder tree and then configure the settings as needed (the example below uses General Setup). ®  Windows  Macintosh...

  • Page 180

    Managing the Machine from Your Computer  Lets you start uploading data to the machine and exit the Remote Setup application. If an error message is displayed, enter the correct data again and then click OK. Cancel  Lets you exit the Remote Setup application without uploading data to the machine. ...

  • Page 181: Routine Maintenance

    Routine Maintenance Clean the Outside of the Machine Wipe the outside of the machine with a dry, soft, and lint-free cloth to remove dust.

  • Page 182: Clean The Scanner

    Routine Maintenance Clean the Scanner 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 electrical socket.

  • Page 183

    Routine Maintenance IMPORTANT Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise, you could cause serious damage to the machine. Pinch the Pick-up Roller Cover (1) and then pull the cover up. Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the right edge.

  • Page 184

    Routine Maintenance The holder of the Pick-up Roller has a narrow opening that is designed to avoid dropping the roller, and the shape of the shaft of the Pick-up Roller matches the opening. Turn the Pick-up Roller around until the shape of the shaft matches the opening of the holder. Pinch and pull the Pick-up Roller out of the machine.

  • Page 185

    Routine Maintenance Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the left edge while turning the Pick-up Roller. Close the Pick-up Roller Cover. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover. NOTE In addition to cleaning the glass strips with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water, run your fingertip over the glass to see if you can feel anything on it.

  • Page 186: Replace Consumables

    50,000 sheets (A4 or Letter) or 1 year Receipt Carrier Sheet CS-RE001 500 times NOTE The life may vary depending on the usage environment, type of documents, how often documents are scanned, etc. These parts are available at most Brother retailers. Call your Brother dealer.

  • Page 187: Check Consumable Replacement Cycle

    Routine Maintenance Check Consumable Replacement Cycle (ADS-1100W) Start the Status Monitor application. ®  Windows Double-click the icon in the task tray. The Status Monitor window will appear.  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear.

  • Page 188: Replace The Separation Pad

    Routine Maintenance Click the Status Monitor button. The Status Monitor window will appear. (ADS-1600W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Machine Info. Press Machine Info. Press Usage Counters. The LCD will show Separation Pad Count and Pick-up Roller Count. NOTE If the LCD or LED indications warn you to replace the Separation Pad and/or the Pick-up Roller, order the necessary parts and then replace the used parts with new ones.

  • Page 189

    Routine Maintenance Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2). Slide the Separation Pad Holder up.

  • Page 190

    Routine Maintenance IMPORTANT Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise, you could cause serious damage to the machine. Pinch and pull the Separation Pad upward.

  • Page 191: Replace The Pick-up Roller

    Routine Maintenance Attach a new Separation Pad. Securely slide the Separation Pad Holder down. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover. Reset the counter (see Reset the Usage Counters on page 182). NOTE Confirm the following items: • The value of Separation Pad Count is 0 (see Check Consumable Replacement Cycle on page 175). •...

  • Page 192

    Routine Maintenance Pinch the Pick-up Roller Cover (1) and then pull the cover up. Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) all the way to the right. The holder of the Pick-up Roller has a narrow opening, and the shape of the shaft of the Pick-up Roller matches this opening.

  • Page 193

    Routine Maintenance Place a new Pick-up Roller into the machine. NOTE Identify the left and right sides of the Pick-up Roller before attaching it. Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the left edge while turning the Pick-up Roller. Close the Pick-up Roller Cover firmly. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover.

  • Page 194: Reset The Usage Counters

    Routine Maintenance Reset the Usage Counters (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).

  • Page 195

    Routine Maintenance Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear. Select Machine Info. in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below ® uses Windows Do one of the following: ...

  • Page 196

    Routine Maintenance (ADS-1600W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Machine Info. Press Machine Info. Press Usage Counters. Do one of the following:  To reset the counter for the Separation Pad, press Separation Pad Count.  To reset the counter for the Pick-up Roller, press Pick-up Roller Count. The LCD shows the confirmation message.

  • Page 197: 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 198

    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, AC adapter and USB cable) and printed materials to use with your “Exchange” machine.

  • Page 199: Troubleshooting

    (the messages will be displayed on Status Monitor or the LCD of the machine (ADS-1600W only)). You can correct most errors and clear routine maintenance messages by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/. NOTE (For ADS-1100W users only) See LED Indications (ADS-1100W only) on page 217.

  • Page 200

    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 dealer or to Brother Customer Service. Document Jam  The Document Guides are not set to Clear the document jam (see Document Jam the correct document size.

  • Page 201

    Your machine cannot save to a USB Remove the USB flash memory drive, press flash memory drive if it contains too many . Delete unused files or folders from the files. Brother folder of the USB flash memory drive and then try again.

  • Page 202

    Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action File Name Cannot Be The maximum sequential number for the Press and then do one of the following: Used file name has been reached.  Delete unused files from the USB flash memory drive and then try again. ...

  • Page 203: Document Jam

    Troubleshooting Document Jam Documents can jam in the document feeder unit if they are not inserted or fed correctly, or if they are too long. Follow the steps below to clear a document jam. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Open the Front Cover by pulling the Cover Release Lever toward you (1).

  • Page 204

    Troubleshooting IMPORTANT • Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise the quality of your documents may be reduced. • To avoid damage to the jammed document, DO NOT pull the document out before opening the Front Cover.

  • Page 205: Long Paper Jam

    Troubleshooting Long Paper Jam In order to avoid the long paper jam, select Long Paper for Scan Size or Document Size. See one of the following:  When you scan from your PC ® • Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows ) on page 65 •...

  • Page 206

    Troubleshooting Remove the jammed card. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover. Press (for ADS-1100W) or (for ADS-1600W). NOTE To avoid future card jams, see Card Jam on page 189.

  • Page 207: Troubleshooting

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.

  • Page 208

    Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions The scanned image is  The Document Guides are not  Adjust the Document Guides to fit the width of missing. adjusted to fit the width of the the document. When Scan Size is set to Auto document.

  • Page 209

    Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions The document is  Paper dust has accumulated on the  Clean the Separation Pad and Pick-up Roller. jammed. surface of the Pick-up Roller or To clean the Separation pad, see Replace the Separation Pad. Separation Pad on page 176 to refer how to pull the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean ...

  • Page 210

    The document is not loaded properly. Load your document properly (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33), and then try again. (ADS-1100W only) No Scan-to key is selected. Press a lighting Scan-to key and then does not work. Plastic Card Difficulties...

  • Page 211

    Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions A plastic card error The Top Cover was opened while a (ADS-1100W) occurs while a plastic plastic card was inserted into the card is inserted into machine. Close the Top Cover, and then press the machine.

  • Page 212

    Control Panel of the machine. (ADS-1100W only) — Start Remote Setup and then select Network in the folder tree. See Set Up the Brother Machine from Cannot find IP address Your Computer on page 165. of the machine. Cannot save the ...

  • Page 213

    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 214

    Troubleshooting Other Difficulties Difficulty Cause Suggestions The machine is in The machine is idle and the amount of Do one of the following: Sleep Mode (power time specified by the Sleep Time setting save mode). has elapsed.  Press  Open the Top Cover.

  • Page 215: Machine Information

    Troubleshooting Machine Information Check the Serial Number (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®  Windows Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear. Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).

  • Page 216

    Troubleshooting Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear. Select Maintenance Information in the General tab. The window shows you the machine's serial number. (ADS-1600W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Machine Info.

  • Page 217: Wlan Enable/disable

    Troubleshooting Press Machine Info. Press Serial No. The LCD will show you the machine’s serial number. WLAN Enable/Disable (ADS-1100W) Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2). Press for about five seconds until the machine beeps. Close the Front Cover. When WLAN is enabled, the WiFi light is on. When WLAN is disabled, the WiFi light is off.

  • Page 218: Reset Functions

     All Settings You can restore all settings to the factory settings. Brother strongly recommends performing this procedure before transferring or disposing of the machine. NOTE Unplug the interface cable before you choose Network or All Settings. Reset the Machine (ADS-1100W) Start the ControlCenter application.

  • Page 219

    Troubleshooting Macintosh  Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear. Select Reset Menu in the Administrator tab. Click Reset for Network or All Settings.

  • Page 220: Scan Priority (ads-1100w Only)

    Press Yes to confirm. Press Yes for 2 seconds to restart the machine. Scan Priority (ADS-1100W only) You can configure the default Scan-to key on the Control Panel of the machine. When scanning is finished, the key will blink if it is available.

  • Page 221

    Troubleshooting Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).  Macintosh Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window will appear. Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab. Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear (the example below uses ®...

  • Page 222

    Troubleshooting Select Scan in the folder tree. Select a Scan-to key you want to use as the default from the Scan Priority drop-down list. Click Apply and then OK.

  • Page 223: A Specifications

    Specifications General NOTE This chapter provides a summary of the machine’s specifications. For additional specifications, visit http://www.brother.com/ for details. Memory Capacity Standard (ADS-1100W) 128 MB (ADS-1600W) 256 MB Power Source (AC adapter) AC: 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz DC: 24V, 1A LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) (ADS-1600W only) Touchscreen 2.7 in.

  • Page 224

    Specifications Dimensions 84 mm 285 mm 103 mm 231 mm 285 mm 255 mm Weights (ADS-1100W) Approx. 1.5 kg (ADS-1600W) Approx. 1.6 kg 41 to 95 F (5 to 35 C) Temperature Operating Humidity Operating 20 to 80 % ADF (automatic document feeder)

  • Page 225: Scanner

    XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional. For the latest driver updates for the Mac OS X you are using, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/. Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB) Compatible Media USB flash memory drive Interface USB 1.1 Full Speed...

  • Page 226: Interfaces

    Wireless Network SSID (32 characters), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES) Security Setup Support Utility AOSS™ If you require more advanced scanner management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/.

  • Page 227: Computer Requirements

    OS X v10.8.x Conditions: For the latest driver updates, visit us at Third party USB ports are not supported. ® http://solutions.brother.com/ Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows XP Home (SP3 ® or later), XP Professional (SP3 or later), Windows Vista (SP2 or All trademarks, brand and product names are the property ®...

  • Page 228: B Appendix

    Appendix Entering Text (ADS-1600W only) When you need to enter text into the machine the keyboard will appear on the Touchscreen. Press to cycle between letters, numbers and special characters. NOTE • To change between lowercase or uppercase, press • You can change the keyboard setting on the Touchscreen. (For more information, see Change the Keyboard Setting on page 9.) Inserting spaces To enter a space, press Space.

  • Page 229: Led Indications (ads-1100w Only)

    Appendix LED Indications (ADS-1100W only) The LED indications shown in the table below are used in the illustrations in this chapter The LED is on. The LED is blinking quickly. The LED is blinking slowly. The LED is off. Status...

  • Page 230

    Appendix Status Descriptions Connecting Connection between the (Scan to Net machine and your device is in Device 2) progress. Connecting (Scan from PC) Connecting One-push WLAN setup is in (One-push progress. WLAN Setup) Scanning (Scan to PC) Scanning (Scan to USB) Scanning (Scan Scanning is in progress.

  • Page 231

    Appendix Status Descriptions All scanned pages were skipped as blank pages. Press and then do one of the following:  Place your document, face down, top edge first in the document feeder. Set Blank Page Skip. See  one of the following: •...

  • Page 232

    Appendix Status Descriptions Press and then do one of the following:  Scan to PC Connect the machine and USB cable is your computer with a USB not connected cable. (Scan to PC)  Scan to Net Device 1/Net Network Device 2 Disconnected Check the following and...

  • Page 233

    Appendix Status Descriptions The maximum sequential number for the file name has File Name Cannot Be been reached. Press Used (Scan to delete unused files from the USB) USB flash memory drive and then try again. An unsupported USB device is inserted in the USB Direct Unusable Interface.

  • Page 234

    Appendix Status Descriptions Check the following and then try again.  You have writing permission for the destination folder. Sending Error  The hard drive containing (Scan to FTP) 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...

  • Page 235

    Appendix Status Descriptions The machine cannot detect a wireless access point/router that has WPS or AOSS™ enabled. To configure your wireless settings using WPS or AOSS™, you must operate both your machine and the wireless access point/router. Confirm your wireless access point/router supports WPS or AOSS™, and try setup again.

  • Page 236: Service Call Indications

    If the error is not cleared after turning the machine off and then on, press . The LEDs will light up as shown in the table below to identify the error. Make a note of the LED indication and then report the indication to your dealer or to Brother Customer Service.

  • Page 237: Brother Numbers

    FAQs (frequently asked questions) The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your Brother machine needs. You can download the latest software documents and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips, and learn how to get the most from your Brother product.

  • Page 238: Index

    Index Brother Scan Brother Numbers ..........225 Macintosh Customer Service ..........225 ICA Compliant ........... 108 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ....225 Presto! PageManager ........103 Product Support ........... 225 TWAIN Compliant ..........103 ® Solutions Center ..........225 Windows Nuance™...

  • Page 239

    Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com/ These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries. www.brotherearth.com...

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