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ADS-1000W/ADS-1500W
ADS-1000W
ADS-1500W
Version B
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    User’s Guide ADS-1000W/ADS-1500W ADS-1000W ADS-1500W Version B...

  • Page 2: 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 3: For Customer Service

    - Customer Experience Team 1, rue Hotel de Ville Dollard-des-Ormeaux, PQ, Canada H9B 3H6 Service center locator (USA only) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) or visit us on- line at http://www.brother-usa.com/service/ Service center locations (Canada only) For the location of a Brother authorized service center, visit us at http://www.brother.ca/support...

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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 5: Getting Started

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

  • Page 6

    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 92 for scanning receipts. For scanning from Macintosh: Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts...

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    Use the NewSoft Presto! For scanning from ControlCenter4 Business BizCard 6 BizCard 6 application included ® (Windows (continued) Cards in the Brother MFL-Pro ® (Windows  Home Mode: Scan Business software suite for scanning Macintosh) Cards on page 57 business cards.

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    Where Should I Go for More Features Applications What Can I Do? Information? Scan to PC WS Scan ® Scan your document by using For installing drivers: Windows the Web Services protocol. The ® (Windows and Scan (continued) Installing drivers used for Web Services protocol enables 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 — Scan your document and save Save Scanned Documents on a the Control the scanned image on a USB USB Flash Drive on page 139 Panel of the flash drive.

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    Macintosh computer to view iOS/OS X Data and edit images and (iOS/OS X) documents 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 Use your Android™...

  • Page 11: 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-1000W)......................3 Control Panel Overview (ADS-1500W)......................5 2.7" Touchscreen LCD ........................6 Basic Operation ...........................8 Change the Keyboard Setting ......................9 Set the Backlight Brightness........................9...

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    Scan Using Your Computer ® Change the User Interface of ControlCenter4 (Windows ) ..............49 ® Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode (Windows ) ................53 Basic Scan............................53 Scan Plastic Cards ..........................54 Scan to an Office File ........................56 Scan Business Cards ........................57 ®...

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    What are the Status Monitor Indicators? ..................166 Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer (Macintosh)............167 Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer ..............167 Turn the AutoLoad Feature On/Off (ControlCenter2) ..............169 Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer.................170...

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    If you are having difficulty with your machine ..................201 Machine Information ..........................209 Check the Serial Number ........................209 WLAN Enable/Disable ........................211 Reset Functions..........................212 Reset the Machine...........................212 Scan Priority (ADS-1000W only) .....................214 Specifications General ..............................217 Scanner ..............................219 Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB).......................219 Interfaces ...............................220 Network..............................220...

  • Page 15: 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 16: About This Machine

    Press and hold down the Power Key to turn off the machine. 8 Cover Release Lever 9 Card Slot Guide 10 Card Slot 11 USB Direct Interface 12 AOSS/WPS Button (ADS-1000W only) 13 USB Connector 14 AC Adapter Connector 15 Security Slot...

  • Page 17: Control Panel Overview (ads-1000w)

    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-1000W only) on page 214) and the Scan buttons are available, they will blink without pressing.

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    General Information ® Scan to PC (Network Connect) on page 132, or Scan Using Web Services (Windows Vista SP2 or Later, ® ® Windows 7 and Windows 8) on page 136. Press to select the Scan to USB function. For more information, see Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Drive on page 139.

  • Page 19: Control Panel Overview (ads-1500w)

    General Information Control Panel Overview (ADS-1500W) 1 Back Button Press to go back to the previous menu level. The Back key does not light up when it is unavailable. 2 Home Button Press to return to Ready mode. The Home key does not light up when it is unavailable. 3 Stop Button Press to stop or cancel.

  • Page 20: 2.7" Touchscreen Lcd

    General Information 2.7" Touchscreen LCD Clock Mode (When the Top Cover is closed only) The LCD displays Clock Mode when the machine is idle. Clock Mode displays the date, time, and current machine status. 1 Date and Time Current date and current time. When WLAN is enabled, a four-level indicator shows the current wireless signal strength if you are using a wireless connection.

  • Page 21

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

  • Page 22: Basic Operation

    General Information (Settings) Press to 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 193. NOTE This product adopts the font of ARPHIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. Basic Operation Use your finger to press option buttons on the Touchscreen.

  • Page 23: Change The Keyboard Setting

    General Information Change the Keyboard Setting Select the keyboard type you want to display on the Touchscreen. Press (Settings), General Setup and then Keyboard Settings. Press QWERTY or ABC. Press Set the Backlight Brightness If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, change the LCD’s backlight brightness setting. Press (Settings), General Setup, LCD Settings and then Backlight.

  • Page 24: Memory

    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-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application.

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    General Information  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. ® Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select Low, Med, High or Off from the Beep drop-down list.

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    General Information (ADS-1500W) Press (Settings), General Setup and then Beep. Press Low, Med, High or Off. Press...

  • Page 27: Select Your Language

    General Information Select Your Language (ADS-1000W) 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  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. ® Select Language in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select your language from the Language on Remote Setup drop-down list.

  • Page 29

    General Information (ADS-1500W) Press (Settings). Press a or b to display Initial Setup. Press Initial Setup. Press Local Language. Press a or b to display your language. Press your language. Press...

  • Page 30: Set The Date And Time (ads-1500w Only)

    Spring and adjusted backward one hour in the Fall. The factory setting is Off, therefore, you will have to change the Automatic Daylight Saving Time setting to On as follows. (ADS-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®...

  • Page 31

    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 32

    General Information ® Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select On (or Off) from the Auto Daylight options. Click Apply and then OK. (ADS-1500W) NOTE Make sure you have set the correct date and time in the Date & Time setting. Press (Settings).

  • Page 33: Set The Time Zone

    Set the Time Zone You can set the time zone (not summer time but standard time) on the machine for your location. For example, the time zone for Eastern Time in the USA and Canada is UTC-05:00. (ADS-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application. ®...

  • Page 34

    General Information  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. ® Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows Select your time zone from the Time Zone options.

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    General Information (ADS-1500W) Press (Settings). 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 36: Sleep Mode

    10 minutes. 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 dose not enter Sleep mode. (ADS-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application. ® ...

  • Page 37

    General Information  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. ® 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.

  • Page 38

    General Information (ADS-1500W) Press (Settings) and then General Setup. Press a or b to display Sleep Mode. Press Sleep Mode. Press 1Min, 2Mins, 3Mins, 5Mins, 10Mins, 30Mins or 60Mins. Press...

  • Page 39: 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 Off) before it turns the power off automatically. (ADS-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application. ® Windows ...

  • Page 40

    General Information  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. ® 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.

  • Page 41

    General Information (ADS-1500W) Press (Settings) and then General Setup. Press a or b to display Auto Power Off. Press Auto Power Off. Press 1hour, 2hours, 4hours, 8hours or Off. Press...

  • Page 42: Document Specifications

    Document Specifications Acceptable Documents NOTE Do not load documents that contain multiple page thicknesses, paper qualities, etc. Standard Paper Length 2.76 in. to 11.7 in. (70 mm to 297 mm) Width 2.0 in. to 8.5 in. (51 mm to 215.9 mm) Weight 14 lb to 29 lb (52 g/m to 110 g/m...

  • Page 43

    Document Specifications NOTE To scan a document between 11.7 in. to 34.0 in. (297 mm to 863 mm), select Long Paper as Scan Size or Document Size in the setting dialog box. Plastic Card Standard Size (ISO) 3.37 × 2.13 × 0.03 in. (85.6 × 54.0 × 0.76 mm) Length 2.76 in to 3.74 in.

  • Page 44: Unacceptable Documents

    Document Specifications 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 45: Receipt Carrier Sheet Recommendations

    Document Specifications Receipt Carrier Sheet Recommendations NOTE Receipts Carrier Sheet is available depending on your country.  Use the Receipt Carrier Sheet for a receipt only.  Use the BR-Receipts application when using the Receipt Carrier Sheet (see Scan Receipts Using BR- ®...

  • Page 46: Unacceptable Receipts

    Document Specifications Unacceptable Receipts  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 47: Scan Preparation

    Scan Preparation Set Up Your Scanner Open the Top Cover (1) and push the flap of the Top Cover (2) firmly back until it clicks. Lift the Document Support Arms (1).

  • Page 48: Load Documents

    Scan Preparation Load 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 • Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. •...

  • Page 49

    Scan Preparation Align the edges of the pages. 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.

  • Page 50: Business Cards

    Scan Preparation 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. Business Cards NOTE Do not insert a business card into the Card Slot located at the back of the machine. Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document.

  • Page 51: Documents Longer Than Letter Size

    Scan Preparation 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. Documents Longer than Letter Size NOTE • Load only one document at a time. •...

  • Page 52: Receipts

    Scan Preparation 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. Receipts NOTE • You can fold the receipt in two places so that it overlaps and then insert it into the Receipt Carrier Sheet if the receipt is longer than the Receipt Carrier Sheet.

  • Page 53

    Scan Preparation 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. Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of the Receipt Carrier Sheet. Place the Receipt Carrier Sheet in the document feeder between the Guides until you feel it touch the inside of the machine.

  • Page 54: Plastic Cards

    Scan Preparation Plastic Cards NOTE • If the plastic card is embossed, insert the plastic card, the embossed side down, into the Card Slot. • If the plastic card is not fed into the machine automatically, pull the plastic card out from the machine and load it into the document feeder as you would load a business card (see Business Cards on page 36).

  • Page 55: Prepare Your Network

    Prepare Your Network 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 USB cable is physically secure.

  • Page 56: Before Network Scanning

    2 computers on the network. If you want to use more than 2 computers with Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE installed, 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 57

    Prepare Your Network 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 58

    Prepare Your Network Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method. Specify your machine by address Enter the IP address of the machine in IP Address, and then click Apply or OK. Specify your machine by name Enter the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the machine you want to use.

  • Page 59: Configure Network Scanning For Macintosh

    Destination drop-down list in Scan to Network Device from the Scan tab in Web Base Management (ADS-1000W only) (see Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer on page 130) or on the LCD of the machine (ADS-1500W only) displays the name you enter. The default setting is your computer name.

  • Page 60

    Prepare Your Network 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 61

    Prepare Your Network Select your machine from the list and then click Add. NOTE You can also select your machine by entering the IP address. Click IP and then specify your machine by IP address. To change the IP address, enter the new IP address. Click Add.

  • Page 62: Launch The Bradmin Utility (windows )

    NOTE Click the check box for Scan Key Setting and then configure the following: • For Scan to PC (Network Connect) (ADS-1000W only) or scanning from the Control Panel of the machine (ADS-1500W only), click the check box for Register your computer with the "Scan To" functions at the device. Then enter the name you want...

  • Page 63: Scan Using Your Computer

    ADS-1000W), (for ADS-1000W), or to PC button (for ADS-1500W) on your Brother machine. For information about how to configure the settings for the (when used for the Scan to PC function with network connection only for ADS-1000W), (for ADS-1000W), or ®...

  • Page 64

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

  • Page 65

    • (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 66

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

  • Page 67: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Home Mode (windows )

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

  • Page 68: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Plastic Cards on page 40). 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 69

    Scan Using Your Computer Check the Plastic Card Mode check box. ® Configure other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows on page 67). 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 70: 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 Standard-size Documents on page 34).

  • Page 71: Scan Business Cards

    Scan Using 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 Business Cards on page 36).

  • Page 72

    Scan Using Your Computer Click the (Scan) button. The machine starts scanning, and then the Scanning Completed dialog box will appear and display the number of scanned pages. The scanned image appears in the image viewer. NOTE If the Scanning Completed dialog box does not appear and you want to display the number of scanned pages, check the Display Scanning Results check box.

  • Page 73: Scan Using Controlcenter4 In Advanced Mode (windows )

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

  • Page 74: Change The Default Settings Of Each Button

    Scan Using Your Computer Change the Default Settings of Each Button You can change the default settings of the (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), (File) and (Print) buttons. Right-click the button that you want to configure and click Button settings. The settings dialog box will appear. Choose the settings for File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness, Contrast, Continuous Scanning and 2-sided Scanning as needed.

  • Page 75

    Scan Using Your Computer Click the button you want to use ( (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), (File) or (Print)). The setting dialog box will appear (the example below uses Image). Check the Plastic Card Mode check box. ® Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows ) on page 67).

  • Page 76: 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 Standard-size Documents on page 34).

  • Page 77: Scan Business Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Click Scan. If a message dialog box regarding the Internet connection appears, read the information and click OK. Scan Business Cards Load your document (see Business Cards on page 36). Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu. The ControlCenter4 window will appear.

  • Page 78

    Scan Using Your Computer Click Scan. The scanned data will be opened in the BizCard 6 application. Edit and save the scanned date using BizCard 6.

  • Page 79: Create A Custom Tab (controlcenter4 Advanced Mode) (windows ® )

    Scan Using 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 80: Create A Custom Button In Custom Tab

    Scan Using 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 81: Change Scan Settings (controlcenter4) (windows )

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows The following settings can be changed. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print 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)

  • Page 82

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

  • Page 83

    Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print Document Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan Size 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 84

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

  • Page 85

    Scan Using Your Computer You can configure more settings in the Advanced Settings dialog box. Click the Advanced Settings button. Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Print Auto Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned Deskew data. Auto Image Changes the direction of the document based on the Rotation...

  • Page 86: Scan Using Controlcenter2 (macintosh)

    (when used for the Scan to PC function with network connection only for ADS-1000W), (for ADS-1000W), or to PC button (for ADS-1500W) 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 87: Image (example: Apple Preview)

    Scan Using 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 88: Ocr (word Processing Application)

    Scan Using 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 89: E-mail

    Scan Using 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 90: File

    Scan Using 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 91: Change The Default Settings Of A Button

    Scan Using 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 92: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Plastic Cards Load a plastic card (see Plastic Cards on page 40). 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 93: 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 Standard-size Documents on page 34).

  • Page 94

    Scan Using 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 95: Scan Business Cards

    Scan Using Your Computer Scan Business Cards Load your document (see Business Cards on page 36). 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 96: Register The Favorite Scan Settings Using Controlcenter2 (custom Scan) (macintosh)

    Scan Using Your Computer Register the Favorite 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 97: User-defined Button

    Scan Using Your Computer User-defined Button To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Control key, and the configuration window appears. Follow these guidelines for button configuration. Scan to Image/OCR/E-mail/File  General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action selections.

  • Page 98

    Scan Using Your Computer  Settings tab (Scan to Image/OCR/ E-mail) Choose the Target Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size and 2-sided Scanning settings. NOTE The Scan to E-mail feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or picture, and then attach the file of the scanned data to an E-mail message.

  • Page 99

    Scan Using Your Computer  Settings tab (Scan to File) Choose the file format from the File Type pop-up menu. Save the file to the default folder or choose your preferred folder by clicking the Browse button. Choose the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size and 2-sided Scanning settings. If you want to specify the destination of the scanned image, check the Show Save As window check box.

  • Page 100: Change Scan Settings (controlcenter2) (macintosh)

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

  • Page 101

    Scan Using 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 102

    Scan Using 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 103

    Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Document Size Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan documents of any size without making 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 104

    Scan Using 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 105

    Scan Using Your Computer Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Bleed Through Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided Prevention/ document, and also allows you to remove the base color Remove of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned Background data more recognizable.

  • Page 106: Scan Receipts Using Br-receipts (windows )

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Windows 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.) Installing BR-Receipts Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.

  • Page 107: 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 108

    Scan Using 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 109

    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 110

    Scan Using 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 111

    Scan Using 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 Color Use for attaching the scanned 100 x 100 dpi...

  • Page 112

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

  • Page 113

    Scan Using 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 114

    Scan Using 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 115: Scan Using Windows ® Photo Gallery Or Windows ® Fax And Scan

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

  • Page 116: Use Nuance Pdf Converter Professional 8 (windows ® ) (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using Your Computer ® Use Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows (ADS-1500W 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 117: Use Newsoft Presto! Bizcard 6 (windows )

    Scan Using 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 118: Scan Receipts Using Br-receipts (macintosh)

    Scan Using 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 119: 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 120

    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 121: Twain Driver Settings

    Scan Using 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 122

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

  • Page 123

    Scan Using 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 124: Scan Using Apple Image Capture (ica Driver)

    Scan Using 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 125

    Scan Using Your Computer Select the machine from the list on the left side of the window. You will see the machine in the DEVICES area. If connected via wireless LAN, you will see it in the SHARED area. Load your document. Select a size of your document for Scan Size.

  • Page 126: Ica Driver Settings

    Scan Using 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 127: Select Your Machine From Print & Fax Or Print & Scan

    Scan Using 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 128: 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 129: 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 130: Scan Using The Control Panel

    HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1. Start Web Based Management (ADS-1000W) 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 131

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 132

    ADS-1500W) 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-1000W) or Scan to FTP/Network Profile (for ADS-1500W).

  • Page 133: Configure The Ftp Default Settings

    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-1000W only)or on the LCD of the machine (ADS-1500W only), and can be up to 15 characters.

  • Page 134

    Scan Using the Control Panel Choose the quality, file type, document size and 2-sided Scan you want to use for the scanned data. The following settings can be changed. Setting Options Description Quality Color 150 dpi  You can select a scanning quality from the Quality drop-down list. Higher qualities take more memory and transfer time, but produce a Color 200 dpi finer scanned image.

  • Page 135: Scan Using Ftp Server Profiles

    Description 2-sided Scan To scan both sides of the document, select Long Edge or Short Edge (ADS-1000W only) depending on the layout of your original to make sure that the data file Long Edge created appears correctly in the scanned document.

  • Page 136

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 137

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 • The Network Device 1 settings will be applied to on the Control Panel of the machine.

  • Page 138

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 7.  If the Scan to FTP profile is not complete, go to 5. Press Options.

  • Page 139: Scan Documents To A Cifs Server (windows ® ) (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using the Control Panel ® Scan Documents to a CIFS Server (Windows (ADS-1500W only) When you choose Scan to Network, you can scan documents directly to a shared folder on a CIFS server located on your local network or the Internet. The details required to use Scan to Network can be entered by using Web Based Management to preconfigure and store the details in a Scan to Network profile.

  • Page 140: Configure The Scan To Network Default Settings

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 141

    (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 142

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 143: Scan Using Scan To Network Profiles

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Using Scan to Network Profiles Load your document. Press d or c to display to Network. Press to Network. Press a or b to choose one of Network server profiles listed. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the profile on the LCD. Press OK.

  • Page 144: Save Scanned Documents On Your Computer

    Scan Using the Control Panel Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer Scan to PC (USB Connect) (ADS-1000W) 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 145

    Scan Using the Control Panel  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. ® 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.

  • Page 146: Scan To Pc (network Connect)

    • If you want to save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. For more information, see Create Scan Shortcuts (ADS-1500W only) on page 162. Scan to PC (Network Connect) (ADS-1000W) NOTE If you have set up the machine using the USB interface method, you need to set up the machine using the...

  • Page 147

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 148

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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. NOTE The Network Device 1 settings will be applied to on the Control Panel of the machine.

  • Page 149

    Scan Using the Control Panel (ADS-1500W) Load your document. Press d or c to display to PC. Press to PC. Press d or c to display the Scan-to action you want to do (to OCR, to File, to Image or to E-mail).

  • Page 150: 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-1000W only) or on the LCD of the machine (ADS-1500W), if you have installed the driver for scanning via Web Services. For information about installing ®...

  • Page 151

    (ADS-1500W) 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. Load your document. Press d or c to display to PC.

  • Page 152: 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 153: Save Scanned Documents On A Usb Flash Drive

    Scan Using the Control Panel Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Drive (ADS-1000W) 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.

  • Page 154

    Scan Using the Control Panel  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. Select Scan to USB in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below ®...

  • Page 155

    Scan Using the Control Panel Click Apply and then OK. Insert a USB flash drive into the machine. Load your document. Press and then . The machine starts scanning. NOTE The file name will be the current date plus a two-digit sequential number. (ADS-1500W) Insert a USB flash drive into your machine.

  • Page 156: Send Scanned Documents Directly To An Email Address (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Send Scanned Documents Directly to an Email Address (ADS-1500W 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 157: Enter An E-mail Address Manually

    Scan Using the Control Panel Press . The software keyboard will appear on the LCD. 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.

  • Page 158: Set Up The Address Book (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Set Up the Address Book (ADS-1500W only) The Address Book feature lets you select an E-mail 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 159: Delete An E-mail Address

    Scan Using the Control Panel Enter a new name and then press OK. Go to step B. Press Address. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD. Enter a new E-mail address and then press OK. Press OK. NOTE The LCD shows you a list of shortcuts using the E-mail address you changed. The shortcut settings will automatically change.

  • Page 160: Change A Group

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 the group and delete an E-mail address from the group. Press d or c to display to E-mail Server.

  • Page 161: Delete A Group

    Scan Using the Control Panel Delete a Group Press d or c to display to E-mail Server. Press to E-mail Server, Address Book and then Edit. Press a or b to display Delete. Press Delete. Press a or b until you find the group name you want to delete. Press the group name, and then OK.

  • Page 162: Scan Plastic Cards

    Scan Using the Control Panel Scan Plastic Cards (ADS-1000W) Close the Top Cover if it is open. Load a plastic card (see Plastic Cards on page 40). Do one of the following:  Press for Scan to PC (USB Connect).

  • Page 163: Upload Scanned Documents To The Web (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Upload Scanned Documents to the Web (ADS-1500W only) Scan to Web lets you scan a document and upload it directly to Web Services. See the Web Connect Guide.

  • Page 164: Change Scan To Pc Settings (windows )

    Scan Using the Control Panel ® 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 165

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 166

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 167

    Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value of 0 represents an average and is 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 168

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 169

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 170: Change Scan To Pc Settings (macintosh)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) Click the (ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. The ControlCenter2 window 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 171

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 172

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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. File Name Click the Change button for Image, OCR or E-mail.

  • Page 173

    Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Document Size Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan documents of any size without making 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 174

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 175

    Scan Using the Control Panel Setting Description Applicable Feature Image E-mail File Bleed Through Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided Prevention/ document, and also allows you to remove the base color Remove of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned Background data more recognizable.

  • Page 176: Create Scan Shortcuts (ads-1500w Only)

    Scan Using the Control Panel Create Scan Shortcuts (ADS-1500W 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. Do one of the following: ...

  • Page 177

    Scan Using the Control Panel  to Network and to FTP Select a profile name and then go to 6.  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.

  • Page 178: Rename Or Delete A Shortcut

    Scan Using the Control Panel 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 179: 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 180: Error Notifications

    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. What are the Status Monitor Indicators? Once you start up your computer, the Brother Status Monitor icon appears on the tasktray.

  • Page 181: 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 notification of error messages such as document jam. The Status Monitor starts from the ControlCenter2.

  • Page 182

    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 183: 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 184: 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 185

    ® • (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 Click Go from the Finder bar, Applications, Brother, and then double-click the RemoteSetup icon.

  • Page 186

    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 187

    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 188: 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 189: 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 AC power outlet.

  • 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 the Pick-up Roller Cover (1) and then pull the cover up. Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the right edge.

  • Page 191

    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 192

    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 193: Replace Consumables

    The usage may vary depending on the usage environment, type of documents, and how often documents are scanned. These parts are available at most Brother retailers. If you cannot find the part you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order parts directly from Brother. (You can visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother parts and supplies that are available for purchase.)

  • Page 194

    Routine Maintenance In USA: 1-877-552-MALL (1-877-552-6255) 1-800-947-1445 (fax) http://www.brothermall.com/ In Canada: http://www.brother.ca/...

  • Page 195: Check Consumable Replacement Cycle

    Routine Maintenance Check Consumable Replacement Cycle (ADS-1000W) 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 196

    Routine Maintenance Click the Status Monitor button. The Status Monitor window will appear. (ADS-1500W) 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 197: Replace The Separation Pad

    Routine Maintenance Replace the Separation Pad Your machine is equipped with a scan counter. The counter automatically counts how many times the machine has scanned. When the machine scans 10,000 times, the machine will display a message on the Status Monitor to remind you to replace the Separation Pad. Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).

  • Page 198

    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 199

    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 188). NOTE Confirm the following items: • The value of Separation Pad Count is 0 (see Check Consumable Replacement Cycle on page 181). •...

  • Page 200: Replace The Pick-up Roller

    Routine Maintenance Replace the Pick-up Roller Your machine is equipped with a scan counter. The counter automatically counts how many times the machine has scanned. When the machine scans 50,000 times, the machine will display a message on the Status Monitor to remind you to replace the Pick-up Roller. Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).

  • Page 201

    Routine Maintenance 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. Rotate the Pick-up Roller until you can fit the shaft into the opening of the holder. Pinch and pull the Pick-up Roller out of the machine.

  • Page 202: Reset The Usage Counters

    • The value of Pick-up Roller Count is 0 (see Check Consumable Replacement Cycle on page 181). • The error message on the Status Monitor has been cleared. • The LCD or LED indications do not show Replace Roller and Replace Pad. Reset the Usage Counters (ADS-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application. ® ...

  • Page 203

    Routine Maintenance 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 204

    Routine Maintenance Select Machine Info. in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below ® uses Windows Do one of the following:  To reset the counter for the Separation Pad, check the Separation Pad check box for Reset Counter for Consumables.

  • Page 205: 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 properly, any damage that may occur in transit may not be covered by your warranty. The machine should be adequately insured with the carrier.

  • Page 206

    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 207: Troubleshooting

    (the messages will be displayed on Status Monitor or the LCD of the machine (ADS-1500W 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-1000W users only) See also LED Indications (ADS-1000W only) on page 223.

  • Page 208

    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 209

    Remove the USB flash drive, press is Full flash drive if it contains too many files. Delete unused files or folders from the Brother folder of the USB flash drive and then try again. Rename the File The maximum sequential number for the...

  • Page 210

    Troubleshooting Error Cause Action Server Time out — Check the following and then try again. The network settings are correct.   Your wireless access point/router is turned on.  The remote FTP server is turned on.  The name (or IP address) of the FTP remote server is correct.

  • Page 211: Document Jam

    Troubleshooting Document Jam Documents can jam in the document feeder unit if they are not inserted or fed properly, 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 212

    Troubleshooting IMPORTANT • Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise, you could cause serious damage to the machine. • To avoid damage to the jammed document, DO NOT pull the document out before opening the Front Cover.

  • Page 213: 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 67 •...

  • Page 214

    Troubleshooting Remove the jammed card. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover. Press (for ADS-1000W) or (for ADS-1500W). NOTE To avoid future card jams, see Card Jam on page 195.

  • Page 215: 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 216

    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 217

    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 183 to refer how to pull the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean ...

  • Page 218

    A multifeed occurs. The document is not loaded properly. Load your document properly (see Standard-size Documents on page 34), and then try again. (ADS-1000W only) No Scan-to key is selected. Press a lighting Scan-to key and then does not work.

  • Page 219

    Troubleshooting Difficulty Cause Suggestions A plastic card error The Top Cover was opened while a (ADS-1000W) 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 220

    Control Panel of the machine. (ADS-1000W 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 170. of the machine. Cannot save the ...

  • Page 221

    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 222

    The machine will not The plastic card is in the Card Slot. Remove the plastic card from the Card Slot. enter Sleep Mode (ADS-1000W) (power save mode). Close the Top Cover, and then press (ADS-1500W) Close the Top Cover, and then press Eject card.

  • Page 223: Machine Information

    Troubleshooting Machine Information Check the Serial Number (ADS-1000W) 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 224

    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 Maintenance Information in the General tab. The window shows you the machine’s serial number.

  • Page 225: Wlan Enable/disable

    Press a or b to display Machine Info. Press Machine Info. Press Serial No. The LCD will show you the machine’s serial number. WLAN Enable/Disable (ADS-1000W) Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2). Press for about five seconds until the machine beeps.

  • Page 226: 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-1000W) Start the ControlCenter application.

  • Page 227

    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 228: Scan Priority (ads-1000w Only)

    Press Yes to confirm. Press Yes for 2 seconds to restart the machine. Scan Priority (ADS-1000W 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 229

    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 230

    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 231: A Specifications

    Specifications General NOTE This chapter provides a summary of the machine’s specifications. For additional specifications, visit http://www.brother.com/ for more information. Memory Capacity Standard (ADS-1000W) 128 MB (ADS-1500W) 256 MB Power Source USA/Canada/Mexico AC: 100-120V, 50/60Hz Latin American Countries AC: 220-240V, 50/60Hz LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) (ADS-1500W only) 2.7 in.

  • Page 232

    4.1 in. (103 mm) 9.1 in. (231 mm) 11.2 in. (285 mm) 10.0 in. (255 mm) Weights (ADS-1000W) Approx. 3.3 lb (1.5 kg) (ADS-1500W) Approx. 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) Temperature Operating 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C) Humidity Operating...

  • Page 233: 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 drive Interface USB 1.1 Full Speed...

  • Page 234: 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 235: Computer Requirements

    Conditions: For the latest driver updates, visit us at Third party USB ports are not supported. ® (in USA) www.brother.com/ Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows XP Home (SP3 ® or later), XP Professional (SP3 or later), Windows Vista (SP2 or (in Canada) www.brother.ca/...

  • Page 236: B Appendix

    Appendix Entering Text (ADS-1500W 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 of the Touchscreen. (For more information, see Change the Keyboard Setting on page 9.) Inserting spaces To enter a space, press Space.

  • Page 237: Led Indications (ads-1000w Only)

    Appendix LED Indications (ADS-1000W 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 238

    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 239

    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 240

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

  • Page 241

    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 drive and then try again. An unsupported USB device is inserted in the USB Direct Unusable Interface.

  • Page 242

    Appendix Status Descriptions Check the following and then try again.  You have writing permission for the destination folder. Sending Error  The hard disk 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 243

    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 244: 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 245

    Index Brother Scan Brother Numbers ............i Macintosh Customer Service .............ii ICA Compliant ........... 110 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ......i Presto! PageManager ........105 Product Support ............ii TWAIN Compliant ..........105 ® Solutions Center ............i Windows Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE ......93 TWAIN Compliant ..........

  • Page 246

    Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, Canada H9B 3H6 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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  • William R Martin Feb 20, 2018 10:34:
    Just got a new pad and can't find how to re-set the usage meter. Please advise. WmRMartin@​gmail.com