User’s Guide
ADS-1100W
ADS-1600W
Version 0
UK
User's Guides and where to find them?
Which manual?
Quick Setup Guide
What's in it?
Where is it?
Printed / In the box
Follow the instructions for setting up your machine
and installing the drivers and software for the
operating system and connection type you are using.
This Guide also includes the Safety Instructions
before you set up your machine. Read the Safety
Instructions first.
User’s Guide
Learn the Scan operations and security features,
learn how to perform routine maintenance, and see
troubleshooting tips.
PDF file / Brother
Solutions Center 1
Network User’s Guide
This Guide provides useful information about
wireless network settings and security settings using
the Brother machine. You can also find supported
protocol information for your machine and detailed
troubleshooting tips.
PDF file / Brother
Solutions Center 1
Web Connect Guide
(ADS-1600W only)
This Guide provides useful information about
accessing internet services from the Brother
machine, as well as downloading images and
uploading files directly from internet services.
PDF file / Brother
Mobile Print/Scan Guide for
Brother iPrint&Scan
This Guide provides useful information about
accessing internet services from the Brother
machine, as well as downloading images and
uploading files directly from internet services.
PDF file / Brother
Solutions Center 1
Solutions Center 1
Brother Image Viewer Guide for This Guide provides useful information about using
PDF file / Brother
Android™
your Android™ mobile device to view and edit
Solutions Center 1
documents that were scanned by a Brother machine.
Brother ScanViewer Guide for
iOS/OS X
1
This Guide provides useful information about using
your iOS device or Macintosh computer to view and
edit documents that were scanned by a Brother
machine and saved to iCloud.
PDF file / Brother
Solutions Center 1
Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
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Getting Started
Features
Scan to PC
Scan to
Image
Applications
ControlCenter4
(Windows®)
ControlCenter2
(Macintosh)
What Can I Do?
Lets you scan your document
directly into a graphics
application for image editing.
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Save Scanned Documents on
Your Computer on page 126
For scanning from ControlCenter4
(Windows®):
 Home Mode: Basic Scan
on page 52
 Advanced Mode: Basic Scan
on page 58
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
Image (example: Apple Preview)
on page 71
Scan to OCR
Lets you scan your document
and convert it to text. This text
can be edited using your
favourite word processing
software.
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Save Scanned Documents on
Your Computer on page 126
For scanning from ControlCenter4
(Windows®):
 Home Mode: Basic Scan
on page 52
 Advanced Mode: Basic Scan
on page 58
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
OCR (word processing
application) on page 72
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Features
Scan to PC
(continued)
Scan to
E-mail
Applications
What Can I Do?
ControlCenter4
(Windows®)
Lets you scan your document to
your default E-mail application,
so you can send the scanned job
as an attachment.
ControlCenter2
(Macintosh)
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Save Scanned Documents on
Your Computer on page 126
(continued)
For scanning from ControlCenter4
(Windows®):
 Home Mode: Basic Scan
on page 52
 Advanced Mode: Basic Scan
on page 58
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
E-mail on page 73
Scan to File
Lets you scan your document
and save it to a folder on your
hard disk in one of the file types
shown in the file type list. If you
want to scan your document as a
PDF file, select this method.
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Save Scanned Documents on
Your Computer on page 126
For scanning from ControlCenter4
(Windows®):
 Home Mode: Basic Scan
on page 52
 Advanced Mode: Basic Scan
on page 58
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
File on page 74
Scan
Receipts
BR-Receipts
(Windows® and
Macintosh)
You can use the BR-Receipts
application included in the
Brother MFL-Pro software suite
for scanning receipts.
For scanning from Windows ®:
Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts
(Windows®) on page 90
For scanning from Macintosh:
Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts
(Macintosh) on page 102
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Features
Scan to PC
(continued)
Scan
Business
Cards
Applications
NewSoft
Presto! BizCard
6 (Windows®
and Macintosh)
What Can I Do?
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
You can use the NewSoft Presto! For scanning from ControlCenter4
BizCard 6 application included in (Windows®):
the Brother MFL-Pro software
 Home Mode: Scan Business
suite for scanning business
Cards on page 56
cards.
 Advanced Mode: Scan
Business Cards on page 61
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
Scan Business Cards on page 79
Scan Using
the
TWAIN/WIA/
ISIS® Driver
for
Applications
supporting
TWAIN/WIA/ISI
S driver such
as:
Windows®
Users
Nuance™
PaperPort™
12SE
Windows® Fax
and Scan
Windows®
Photo Gallery
Captiva®
QuickScan™
Pro
Scan Using
the
TWAIN/ICA
Driver for
Macintosh
Users
Applications
supporting
TWAIN/ICA
driver such as:
Presto!
PageManager
Apple Image
Capture
You can use the Nuance™
PaperPort™ 12SE application
included in the Brother MFL-Pro
software suite, or other
applications supporting TWAIN
or WIA specifications, for
scanning.
For scanning using the
TWAIN/WIA driver:
Scan Using Nuance™
PaperPort™ 12SE or Other
Windows® Applications
on page 91
You can also use the free trial
version of Captiva® QuickScan™ For scanning using the ISIS®
Pro, or other applications
driver:
supporting ISIS® specifications,
Scan Using Captiva®
for scanning. Before scanning
QuickScan™ Pro or ISIS ®
using the ISIS® applications, you
Applications (Windows®)
must install the ISIS® scanner
on page 113
driver.
You can use the Presto!
PageManager application
included in the Brother MFL-Pro
software suite, or other
applications supporting TWAIN
specifications, for scanning.
For scanning using the TWAIN
driver:
Scan Using Presto! PageManager
or TWAIN Applications
(Macintosh) on page 103
After installing the Brother
MFL-Pro software suite, you can For scanning using the ICA driver:
also use the Apple Image
Scan Using Apple Image Capture
Capture application for scanning. (ICA Driver) on page 108
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Features
Scan to PC
(continued)
WS Scan
(Windows®
users only)
Applications
What Can I Do?
Windows® Fax
and Scan
Lets you scan your document by
using the Web Services protocol.
The Web Services protocol
enables you to scan over the
network using your machine and
a computer running Windows
Windows®
Photo Gallery
Vista® (SP2 or later), Windows®
7 or Windows® 8.
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
For installing drivers:
Installing drivers used for
scanning via Web Services
(Windows Vista®, Windows® 7
and Windows® 8) in the Network
User’s Guide
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Scan Using Web Services
(Windows Vista® SP2 or Later,
Windows® 7 and Windows® 8)
on page 132
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Features
Scan from
the Control
Panel of the
Machine
Applications
What Can I Do?
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
Lets you scan your document
and save the scanned image on
a USB flash memory drive. You
can configure the settings on the
control panel of the machine.
Save Scanned Documents on a
USB Flash Memory Drive
on page 135
Scan to FTP
Lets you scan your document
directly to an FTP server on your
local network, or on the internet.
Scan Documents Directly to an
FTP Server on page 114
Scan to
Network
(Windows®
users only)
Lets you scan your document
directly to a shared folder on a
CIFS server on your local
network, or on the internet.
Scan Documents Directly to a
CIFS Server (Windows®)
(ADS-1600W only) on page 122
Scan to USB
—
(ADS-1600W
only)
Scan to
—
E-mail Server
(ADS-1600W
only)
Scan to Web
(ADS-1600W
only)
Outline and
Scan
(ADS-1600W
only)
Send Scanned Documents
Lets you scan your document
and send it directly to an E-mail Directly to an Email Address
(ADS-1600W only) on page 138
address from the machine. In
addition, because this feature
can assign an E-mail address to
the machine, you can use the
machine to send documents over
your local network or the internet
to computers or other Internet
Fax machines.
Lets you scan your document
and upload it directly to Web
Services, such as Facebook,
Picasa, Flickr, Google Docs,
Evernote, Dropbox, Box.net and
SkyDrive, without using a
computer.
Web Connect Guide
Lets you scan your document
that contains specific areas
outlined using a red pen. The
outlined areas can be processed
as images in various ways.
Web Connect Guide
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Features
From
Mobile
Devices
Scan
Documents
Applications
Brother
iPrint&Scan
(Brother
iPrint&Scan)
What Can I Do?
Lets you scan your document
directly from your Android™
devices, iOS devices, and
Windows® Phone without using a
computer.
Where Should I Go for More
Information?
Mobile Print/Scan Guide for
Brother iPrint&Scan
You can download and install
Brother iPrint&Scan from the
Google Play, App Store, or
Windows® Phone Store.
View or Edit
Scanned
Data
(iOS/OS X)
Brother
ScanViewer
Lets you to use your iOS device
or Macintosh computer to view
and edit images and documents
that were scanned by a Brother
machine and saved to iCloud.
Brother ScanViewer Guide for
iOS/OS X
You can download and install
Brother ScanViewer from the
App Store.
View or Edit
Scanned
Data
(Android™)
Brother Image
Viewer
Brother Image Viewer Guide for
Lets you to use your Android™
Android™
mobile device to view and edit
documents that were scanned by
a Brother machine.
You can download and install
Brother Image Viewer from the
Google Play.
Scan Plastic Cards Using the Card Slot
Lets you scan your plastic cards
using the Card Slot on the back
of the machine. Scan to Image,
Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail,
Scan to File, Scan to FTP and
Scan from mobile devices using
Brother iPrint&Scan are
available when scanning a
plastic card using the Card Slot.
For scanning from the Control
Panel of the machine:
Scan Plastic Cards on page 140
For scanning from ControlCenter4
(Windows®):
 Home Mode: Scan Plastic
Cards on page 53
 Advanced Mode: Scan Plastic
Cards on page 59
For scanning from ControlCenter2
(Macintosh):
Scan Plastic Cards on page 76
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Table of Contents
1
General Information
1
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
Set the Dim Timer for the Backlight.....................................................................................................9
Memory Storage ......................................................................................................................................10
Beep Volume ...........................................................................................................................................10
Select Your Language (if needed) ...........................................................................................................13
Set the Date and Time (ADS-1600W only)..............................................................................................16
Automatic Daylight Saving Time..............................................................................................................16
Set the Time Zone ...................................................................................................................................19
Sleep Mode .............................................................................................................................................22
Auto Power Off ........................................................................................................................................25
Acceptable Document..............................................................................................................................28
Acceptable Document .......................................................................................................................28
Unacceptable Documents .................................................................................................................30
Receipt Carrier Sheet Information .....................................................................................................30
Unacceptable Receipt .......................................................................................................................31
Loading Documents.................................................................................................................................32
Set Up the Machine ...........................................................................................................................32
Loading Standard Size Documents ...................................................................................................33
Loading Business Cards....................................................................................................................35
Loading Documents Longer than A4 Size .........................................................................................36
Loading a Receipt..............................................................................................................................37
Loading a Plastic Card ......................................................................................................................39
2
Before Scanning
40
Before Scanning ......................................................................................................................................40
Before Network Scanning ........................................................................................................................41
Network License (Windows®) ............................................................................................................41
Configure Network Scanning for Windows® ......................................................................................41
Configure Network Scanning for Macintosh ......................................................................................44
Launch the BRAdmin Utility (Windows®)...........................................................................................47
3
Scan from Your Computer
48
Change the User Interface of ControlCenter4 (Windows®) .....................................................................48
Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode (Windows®) ........................................................................52
Basic Scan.........................................................................................................................................52
Scan Plastic Cards ............................................................................................................................53
Scan to an Office File ........................................................................................................................55
Scan Business Cards ........................................................................................................................56
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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
Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®) .............................................................................65
Scan Using ControlCenter2 (Macintosh) .................................................................................................70
Image (example: Apple Preview).......................................................................................................71
OCR (word processing application)...................................................................................................72
E-mail ................................................................................................................................................73
File.....................................................................................................................................................74
Change the Default Settings of a Button ...........................................................................................75
Scan Plastic Cards ............................................................................................................................76
Scan to an Office File ........................................................................................................................77
Scan Business Cards ........................................................................................................................79
Register your Favourite Scan Settings Using ControlCenter2 (CUSTOM SCAN) (Macintosh)...............80
User-defined Button...........................................................................................................................81
Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) .............................................................................84
Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Windows®) ......................................................................................90
Installing BR-Receipts .......................................................................................................................90
Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE or Other Windows® Applications ..........................................91
Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE.........................................................................................91
Scan Using Windows® Photo Gallery or Windows® Fax and Scan...................................................99
Use Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows®) (ADS-1600W only) .......................................100
Installing Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 ............................................................................100
Use NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 (Windows®) ........................................................................................101
Installing NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6...............................................................................................101
Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Macintosh) ....................................................................................102
Scan Using Presto! PageManager or TWAIN Applications (Macintosh) ...............................................103
Installing Presto! PageManager ......................................................................................................103
Scan Using Presto! PageManager ..................................................................................................103
TWAIN Driver Settings ....................................................................................................................105
Scan Using Apple Image Capture (ICA Driver) .....................................................................................108
Scan Using Apple Image Capture ...................................................................................................108
ICA Driver Settings ..........................................................................................................................110
Select your machine from Print & Fax or Print & Scan ....................................................................111
Use NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 (Macintosh).........................................................................................112
Installing NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6...............................................................................................112
Scan Using Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro or ISIS® Applications (Windows ®) ..........................................113
Installing ISIS® Scanner and Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro ...............................................................113
4
Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine
114
Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine .........................................................................................114
Scan Documents Directly to an FTP Server....................................................................................114
Scan Documents Directly to a CIFS Server (Windows®) (ADS-1600W only) .................................122
Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer................................................................................126
Scan Using Web Services (Windows Vista® SP2 or Later, Windows ® 7 and Windows® 8) ...........132
Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Memory Drive ............................................................135
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Send Scanned Documents Directly to an Email Address (ADS-1600W only).................................138
Scan Plastic Cards ..........................................................................................................................140
Upload Scanned Documents to the Web (ADS-1600W only) .........................................................140
Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®).............................................................................................141
Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) .............................................................................................147
Set Up the Address Book (ADS-1600W only) .......................................................................................153
Register an E-mail Address.............................................................................................................153
Change an Email Address...............................................................................................................153
Delete an Email Address .................................................................................................................154
Set Up a Group................................................................................................................................154
Change a Group .............................................................................................................................155
Delete a Group ................................................................................................................................155
Set Up the Shortcuts (ADS-1600W only)...............................................................................................157
Register a Shortcut..........................................................................................................................157
Rename or Delete a Shortcut ..........................................................................................................159
5
Managing the Machine from Your Computer
160
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer (Windows®) ...................................................160
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer .................................................................160
Error Notifications ............................................................................................................................161
What are the Status Monitor Indicators? .........................................................................................161
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
6
Routine Maintenance
169
Clean the Outside of the Machine .........................................................................................................169
Clean the Scanner .................................................................................................................................170
Replace Consumables...........................................................................................................................174
Order Consumables ........................................................................................................................174
Check Consumable Replacement Cycle .........................................................................................175
Replace the Separation Pad............................................................................................................176
Replace the Pick-up Roller ..............................................................................................................179
Reset the Usage Counters ..............................................................................................................182
Packing and Shipping the Machine .......................................................................................................185
7
Troubleshooting
187
Identifying Your Problem .......................................................................................................................187
Error and Maintenance Messages.........................................................................................................187
Document Jam ................................................................................................................................191
Long Paper Jam ..............................................................................................................................193
Card Jam .........................................................................................................................................193
Troubleshooting .....................................................................................................................................195
If you are having difficulty with your machine ..................................................................................195
Machine Information ..............................................................................................................................203
Check the Serial Number ................................................................................................................203
WLAN Enable/Disable .....................................................................................................................205
Reset Functions...............................................................................................................................206
Reset the Machine...........................................................................................................................206
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Scan Priority (ADS-1100W only) .....................................................................................................208
A
Specifications
211
General ..................................................................................................................................................211
Scanner .................................................................................................................................................213
Direct Scan Feature (Scan to USB).......................................................................................................213
Interfaces ...............................................................................................................................................214
Network..................................................................................................................................................214
Computer Requirements........................................................................................................................215
B
Appendix
216
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
Register Your Product .....................................................................................................................225
FAQs (frequently asked questions) .................................................................................................225
For Customer Service......................................................................................................................225
C
Index
226
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1
General Information
1
1
Using the Documentation
1
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
1
The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
CAUTION
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may
result in minor or moderate injuries.
IMPORTANT
IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may
result in damage to property or loss of product functionality.
NOTE
Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about
how the operation works with other features.
Bold
Bold typeface identifies keys on the machine control panel or computer screen.
Italics
Italicized typeface emphasizes an important point or refers you to a related topic.
Courier New (ADS-1600W
only)
Text in Courier New font identifies messages on the LCD of the machine.
NOTE
• Unless otherwise specified, screens and illustrations in this guide show the ADS-1600W.
• Unless otherwise specified, the screens in this manual are from Windows® 7 and OS X v10.7.x. Screens
on your computer may vary depending on your operating system.
1
General Information
About This Machine
1
1
1
2
3
4
4
5
8
6
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
7
1
Document Support Arms
2
Top Cover
3
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
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
2
General Information
Control Panel Overview (ADS-1100W)
1
1
1
2
3
5
4
1 WiFi
When WLAN is enabled, the WiFi light lights up.
2 Error Indicator
The Error Indicator will light up when an error has occured.
3 Stop Button
Press to stop or cancel. The Stop button does not light up when it is unavailable.
4 Start Button
Press to start. You need to select a scan type by pressing one of the Scan buttons before pressing the
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. The Scan buttons will light up when they are available.
Press to select the Scan to PC (USB Connect) function.
NOTE
is only available when the machine was set up using the USB interface method (see the Quick
Setup Guide).
3
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
and
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).
Press to select the Scan to USB function.
4
1
General Information
Control Panel Overview (ADS-1600W)
1
1
1
4
3 2
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. The Home key does not light up when it is unavailable.
4 Stop Button
Press to stop or cancel. The Stop key does not light up when it is unavailable.
5
General Information
Touchscreen LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
1
1
Clock Mode (When the Top Cover is closed only)
1
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.
2
When WLAN is enabled, a four level indicator shows the current wireless signal strength.
0
Max
3
Lets you access the plastic card scan 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.
Scan Mode (When the Top Cover is open only)
1
In this mode, Scan to FTP, Scan to Network, Scan to PC, Scan to USB, Scan to E-mail Server and Scan to
Web are available.
6
General Information
The LCD shows the current machine status when the machine is idle.
1
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.
5 to E-mail Server
Lets you access the Scan to E-mail Server function.
6 to Web
Lets you access the Scan to Web function.
7
When WLAN is enabled, a four level indicator shows the current wireless signal strength.
0
Max
8 Shortcuts
Lets you set up Shortcut menus.
Also you can quickly scan using the options that you have set as shortcuts.
7
General Information
9
(Settings)
1
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
1
(Settings) or option button directly on the screen.
To display and access all the screen menus or options in a setting, press a or b to scroll through them.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT press the screen with a sharp object, such as a pen or stylus. It may damage the machine.
The following steps show how to change a setting in the machine. In this example, the Document Size setting
in Scan to PC is changed from A4 to Auto.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
k
l
Press d or c to display to PC.
Press to PC.
Press d or c to display to File.
Press to File.
Press Options.
Press a or b to display Set with Touch Panel.
Press Set with Touch Panel.
Press On.
Press a or b to display Document Size.
Press Document Size.
Press a or b to display Auto.
Press Auto.
NOTE
Press
to go back to the previous level.
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General Information
Change the Keyboard Setting
1
1
You can choose the type of keyboard for the Touchscreen.
a
Press
b
Press QWERTY or ABC.
c
Press
(Settings), General Setup and then Keyboard Settings.
.
Set the Backlight Brightness
1
You can adjust the brightness of the LCD backlight. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try changing
the brightness setting.
a
Press
b
Press Light, Med or Dark.
c
Press
(Settings), General Setup, LCD Settings and then Backlight.
.
Set the Dim Timer for the Backlight
1
You can set how long the LCD backlight stays on after the Ready screen is shown.
a
Press
b
Press Off, 10Secs, 20Secs or 30Secs.
c
Press
(Settings), General Setup, LCD Settings and then Dim Timer.
.
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General Information
Memory Storage
1
1
Your menu settings are stored permanently and, in the event of a power failure, will not be lost, although
temporary settings will be lost.
(ADS-1600W only)
If you have chosen Set New Default for your Scan to USB and Scan to E-mail Server preferred settings,
those settings will not be lost. Also, during a power failure, the machine will retain the date and time for
approximately 24 hours.
Beep Volume
1
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)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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General Information
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
1
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
Select Low, Med, High or Off from the Beep drop-down list.
Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
Click Apply and then OK.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
(Settings), General Setup and then Beep.
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b
Press Low, Med, High or Off.
c
Press
1
.
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Select Your Language (if needed)
1
1
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
1
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
Select your language from the Language on Remote Setup drop-down list.
Select Language in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
Click Apply and then OK.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
(Settings).
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b
Press a or b to display Initial Setup.
Press Initial Setup.
c
d
Press Local Language.
e
Press
1
Press a or b to display your language.
Press your language.
.
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General Information
Set the Date and Time (ADS-1600W only)
1
1
The machine displays the date and time.
a
Press
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
Press a or b to display Initial Setup.
(Settings).
Press Initial Setup, Date & Time and then Date.
Enter the last two digits of the year on the Touchscreen, and then press OK.
Enter the two digits for the month on the Touchscreen, and then press OK.
Enter the two digits for the day on the Touchscreen, and then press OK.
Press Time.
Enter the time on the Touchscreen.
Press OK, and then press
.
Automatic Daylight Saving Time
1
You can set the machine to change the time automatically for Daylight Saving Time. The Time will be adjusted
forward one hour in the 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)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
1
 Macintosh
b
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
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c
Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
1
d
e
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.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
Press
(Settings).
Press a or b to display Initial Setup.
Press Initial Setup, Date & Time and then Auto Daylight.
Press Off (or On).
.
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General Information
Set the Time Zone
1
1
You can set the time zone (not summer time but standard time) on the machine for your location.
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
1
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
Select your time zone from the Time Zone options.
Select Initial Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
Click Apply and then OK.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
(Settings).
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b
c
d
Press a or b to display Initial Setup.
e
Press
1
Press Initial Setup, Date & Time and then Time Zone.
Enter your time zone.
Press OK.
.
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General Information
Sleep Mode
1
You can enter how long the machine must be idle (the maximum setting is 60 minutes and the default setting
is 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)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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1
General Information
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
1
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
Select 1 Min, 2 Mins, 3 Mins, 5 Mins, 10 Mins, 30 Mins or 60 Mins from the Sleep Mode drop-down list.
Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
Click Apply and then OK.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
(Settings) and then General Setup.
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b
c
d
Press a or b to display Sleep Mode.
e
Press
1
Press Sleep Mode.
Press 1Min, 2Mins, 3Mins, 5Mins, 10Mins, 30Mins or 60Mins.
.
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General Information
Auto Power Off
1
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)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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1
General Information
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
1
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
Select 1hour, 2hours, 4hours, 8hours or Off from the Auto Power Off drop-down list.
Select General Setup in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
Click Apply and then OK.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
(Settings) and then General Setup.
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b
c
d
e
Press a or b to display Auto Power Off.
1
Press Auto Power Off.
Press 1hour, 2hours, 4hours, 8hours or Off.
Press
.
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Acceptable Document
1
1
NOTE
Do not load documents that contain multiple page thicknesses, paper qualities, etc.
Acceptable Document
Standard Paper
Thick Paper1
Thick Paper2
1
Length
70 mm to 297 mm
Width
51 mm to 215.9 mm
Weight
52 g/m2 to 110 g/m2
Thickness
0.08 mm to 0.12 mm
Maximum Number of
Documents
Total thickness of no more than 2 mm, no more than 20 sheets
Standard Paper Size
A4
210  297 mm
A5
148  210 mm
A6
105  148 mm
B5
182  257 mm
B6
128  182 mm
Letter
215.9  279.4 mm
Length
70 mm to 147 mm
Width
51 mm to 110 mm
Weight
110 g/m2 to 200 g/m2
Thickness
0.12 mm to 0.2 mm
Maximum Number of
Documents
Total thickness of no more than 2 mm and no more than
10 sheets
Length
70 mm to 95 mm
Width
51 mm to 55 mm
Material
Plastic (PET), Paper
Thickness
0.2 mm to 0.4 mm
Maximum Number of
Documents
1 sheet
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Long Paper
Length
297 mm to 863 mm
Width
51 mm to 215.9 mm
Weight
52 g/m2 to 110 g/m2
Thickness
0.08 mm to 0.12 mm
Maximum Number of
Documents
1 sheet
1
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.
Plastic Card
Standard Size (ISO)
85.6  54.0  0.76 mm
Length
70 mm to 95 mm
Width
51 mm to 55 mm
Material
Plastic (PET)
Type
Plastic card such as driver’s license or insurance card
Thickness
Base: 0.4 mm to 0.76 mm
Embossed: up to 1.4 mm
Maximum Number of
Documents
1 sheet
NOTE
A plastic card can be scanned when saving the scanned image to your computer. Check the
Plastic Card Mode check box in the setting dialog box.
Receipt Carrier
Sheet
Length
up to 270 mm
Width
up to 110 mm
Weight
up to 110 g/m2
Thickness
Total thickness of the Receipt Carrier Sheet and receipt of no
more than0.35 mm (excluding overlapping portions of a Zshaped receipt)
Maximum Number of
Documents
1 sheet
Fold a receipt into a Z-shape if it is longer than the Receipt
Carrier Sheet.
NOTE
A Receipt Carrier Sheet can be used when saving the scanned image to your computer and cannot be
used when scanning to USB flash memory drive.
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Unacceptable Documents
1
1
 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
 Documents that use coated paper
 Photographs (photographic paper)
 Documents printed on perforated paper
 Documents printed on unusually-shaped paper (not square or rectangle)
 Documents with photos, notes, or stickers affixed to them
 Documents that use carbonless paper
 Documents that use loose-leaf paper or any paper with holes in it
 Documents with paper clips or staples
 Documents with wet ink
 Fabrics, metallic sheets, Over Head Projector sheets
 Glossy or mirrored media
 Documents that exceed recommended media thicknesses
Receipt Carrier Sheet Information
1
 Use the Receipt Carrier Sheet for a receipt only.
 Use the BR-Receipts application when using the Receipt Carrier Sheet (see Scan Receipts Using BRReceipts (Windows®) on page 90 or Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Macintosh) on page 102).
 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 (see Loading a Receipt on page 37).
 To avoid document jams, do not load the Receipt Carrier Sheet upside down. Refer to the instructions
printed on the Receipt Carrier Sheet itself for more information or see Loading Documents on page 32.
 To avoid document jams, do not put several small documents into the Receipt Carrier Sheet at the same
time. Insert only one document into the Receipt Carrier Sheet at a time.
 Do not write on the Receipt Carrier Sheet, as the writing may be seen in a scanned receipt. If the Receipt
Carrier Sheet becomes dirty, wipe it with a dry cloth.
 Do not leave any receipt in the Receipt Carrier Sheet for extended periods of time, as the printing on the
receipt may bleed-through onto the Receipt Carrier Sheet.
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General Information
Unacceptable Receipt
1
1
 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. Do not store the Receipt Carrier Sheet horizontally with a large object
placed on top of it.
• To avoid damaging the Receipt Carrier Sheet, do not bend or pull it. If the Receipt Carrier Sheet becomes
damaged, it may not be acceptable for scanning, and should not be used.
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General Information
Loading Documents
1
1
The document feeder can hold up to 20 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use 20 lb (80 g/m2) paper
and always fan the pages before placing them in the document feeder.
IMPORTANT
• DO NOT pull on the document while it is feeding.
• DO NOT use paper that is curled, wrinkled, folded, ripped, stapled, paper clipped, pasted or taped.
• DO NOT use cardboard or fabric.
Set Up the Machine
a
1
Open the Top Cover (1) and push the flap of the Top Cover (2) firmly back until it clicks.
2
1
b
Lift the Document Support Arms (1).
1
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General Information
Loading Standard Size Documents
1
1
Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry.
a
b
Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32).
Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document.
1
c
Fan the pages several times along both the long edge and the short edge.
d
Align the edges of the pages.
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General Information
e
Position the pages so that the leading edges are aligned at a slight angle in the feed direction.
1
f
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.
g
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.
34
General Information
Loading Business Cards
1
1
Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry.
a
b
Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32).
Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document.
1
c
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.
NOTE
Do not insert a business card into the Card Slot located at the back of the machine.
35
General Information
Loading Documents Longer than A4 Size
1
1
Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry.
a
b
Set up the machine (see Set Up the Machine on page 32).
Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of your document.
1
c
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.
NOTE
• Load only one document at a time.
• Support the document with your hand if the document is longer than the Top Cover.
36
General Information
Loading a Receipt
1
1
Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry.
a
b
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.
c
Adjust the Document Guides (1) to fit the width of the Receipt Carrier Sheet.
1
37
General Information
d
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.
• When the Receipt Carrier Sheet is scanned, the 30 mm glued portion at the leading edge of the sheet will
be automatically deleted only when using BR-Receipts (see Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts
(Windows®) on page 90 or Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Macintosh) on page 102).
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1
General Information
Loading a Plastic Card
a
b
1
1
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.
1
c
Insert the plastic card into the Card Slot (1). The card will be fed into the machine.
1
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, pull the plastic card out from the machine and then load it on
the ADF (see Loading Business Cards on page 35).
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2
Before Scanning
Before Scanning
2
2
2
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.
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Before Scanning
Before Network Scanning
2
Network License (Windows®)
2
This product includes a computer license for up to 2 users.
This license supports the installation of the MFL-Pro Suite software including Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE
on up to 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.
Configure Network Scanning for Windows®
2
If you have replaced your machine, and therefore it is different from the one originally registered to your
computer during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite software, follow the steps below.
a
(Windows® XP)
Click the Start button, Control Panel, Printers and Other Hardware, then Scanners and Cameras
(or Control Panel, Scanners and Cameras).
(Windows Vista®)
Click the
button, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, then Scanners and Cameras.
(Windows® 7)
Click the
button, All Programs, Brother, ADS-XXXXX (where XXXXX is your model name),
Scanner Settings, then Scanners and Cameras.
(Windows® 8)
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 Scanners and Cameras.
b
Do one of the following:
 Windows® XP
Right-click the Scanner Device icon and choose Properties.
The Network Scanner Properties dialog box appears.
 Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 and Windows® 8
Click the Properties button.
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2
Before Scanning
NOTE
(Windows Vista®, Windows ® 7 and Windows® 8)
If the User Account Control screen appears, do the following:
2
• 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.
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Before Scanning
c
Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method.
2
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
d
2
1
Enter the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the machine you want
to use.
2
Click OK.
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
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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.
2
e
If you want to avoid receiving unwanted documents, enter a 4-digit PIN number in the Pin number and
Retype Pin number field.
(ADS-1600W only)
To send data to a computer protected by a PIN number, the LCD prompts you to enter the PIN number
before the document can be scanned and sent to the computer.
Configure Network Scanning for Macintosh
2
If you want to scan from the machine on a network, you must choose the networked machine in the
Device Selector application from the Model drop-down list in the main screen of ControlCenter2. If you have
already installed the MFL-Pro Suite software following the network installation steps in the Quick Setup
Guide, this selection should already be made.
To use the machine as a network scanner, the machine must be configured with a TCP/IP address. You can
set or change the address settings from the Control Panel.
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Before Scanning
a
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
b
Select Other from the Model drop-down list.
The Device Selector window will appear.
c
Click the + button. The setting window will appear.
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Before Scanning
d
Select your machine from the list and then click Add.
2
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 of an existing machine on the network, enter the new IP address.
e
Click Add.
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
to be displayed in 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 the machine (ADS-1600W only). You can use up to 15 characters.
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Before Scanning
• You can avoid receiving unwanted documents by setting a 4-digit PIN number. Enter your PIN code in the
PIN code and Verify field.
(ADS-1600W only)
To send data to a computer protected by a PIN code, the LCD prompts you to enter the PIN code before
the document can be scanned and sent to the machines.
Launch the BRAdmin Utility (Windows®)
2
2
If you have installed BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3, the BRAdmin button lets you open the
BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility.
The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of 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. For information about installing BRAdmin Light from the supplied DVD-ROM, see the
Network User’s Guide.
If you require more advanced machine management, use the latest version of BRAdmin Professional 3 utility
that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/.
a
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
b
c
Select the Device Settings tab.
Click BRAdmin. The BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility dialog box will appear.
NOTE
If you have installed both BRAdmin Light and BRAdmin Professional, ControlCenter4 will launch BRAdmin
Professional 3.
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3
Scan from Your Computer
3
Change the User Interface of ControlCenter4 (Windows®)
3
ControlCenter4 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access your most often used applications.
Using ControlCenter4 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications.
ControlCenter4 also controls the settings for
,
(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 Brother machine. For information about how to configure the settings for
the Scan to PC function with network connection only for ADS-1100W),
,
(when used for
(for ADS-1100W), or to PC
button (for ADS-1600W) on the machine, see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®) on page 141.
ControlCenter4 has two operation modes: Home Mode and Advanced Mode. You can change the mode at
any time.
 Home Mode
Lets you access your machine's main functions easily. You can intuitively use the functions without any
settings.
5
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
1 Document Type
Lets you select a document type.
2 Custom Settings
Lets you configure scan settings.
3 Scan Size
Lets you select a scan size.
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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.
7 Open with an Application
Lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing.
8 Send E-mail
Lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application.
9 OCR
Lets you scan a document and convert it to text.
 Advanced Mode
Gives you more control over the details of your machine's functions. You can also customize one-button
scan actions to meet your scanning needs.
1
2
3
4
1 Image
Lets you scan a document directly into any graphic viewer/editor application.
2 OCR
Lets you scan a document and convert it to text.
3 E-mail
Lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application.
4 File
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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3
Scan from Your Computer
To change the operation mode, perform the following steps.
a
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
3
NOTE
If the
icon is not displayed in the task tray, do one of the following:
• (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows ® 7 users)
Click
(Start), All Programs, Brother, ADS-XXXXX (where XXXXX is your model name) and then
ControlCenter4.
• (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.
b
Click Configuration and then select Mode Select.
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Scan from Your Computer
c
Select Home Mode or Advanced Mode in the mode dialog box.
3
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Scan from Your Computer
Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode (Windows®)
3
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).
Basic Scan
3
a
Configure the settings in the PC Scan setting area.
b
Click
c
Confirm and edit (if necessary) the scanned image in the image viewer.
d
Click
e
Do one of the following:
 For
(Scan).
(Save),
(Open with an Application),
(Send E-mail) or
(OCR).
(Save)
Select your Destination Folder and other settings. Click OK.
The image will be saved in your chosen folder.
 For
(Open with an Application)
Select the application from the drop-down list and then click OK.
The image will appear in the application you have chosen.
NOTE
If you have installed the Evernote application in your computer, you can select Evernote from the dropdown and then click OK to upload the scanned data to Evernote directly.
 For
(Send E-mail)
Configure the attached file settings and then click OK.
Your default E-mail application will open and the image will be attached to a new E-mail.
 For
(OCR)
Configure the OCR settings and then click OK.
The application you have chosen will open with the converted text data.
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3
Scan from Your Computer
Scan Plastic Cards
a
3
Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39).
NOTE
Load only one plastic card at a time.
3
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
c
Select the Scan tab.
d
Select Custom in the Document Type option and then click the Custom Settings button.
The Custom Scan Settings dialog box will appear.
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Scan from Your Computer
e
f
g
h
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. 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.
i
Do one of the following:
 Click the
(Save) button to save the scanned data. See Basic Scan on page 52.
 Click the
(Open with an Application) button to open the scanned data in another application.
See Basic Scan on page 52.
 Click the
on page 52.
(Send E-mail) button to attach the scanned data to an E-mail. See Basic Scan
 Click the
(OCR) button to scan to an editable text file. See Basic Scan on page 52.
NOTE
Plastic Card Mode automatically uses these settings:
Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
Auto Deskew: On
Auto Image Rotation: Off
Original Layout
Scan Result
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Scan to an Office File
3
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.
a
Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
c
Select the Scan tab.
d
e
f
Select the document type.
g
3
Change the size of your document, if needed.
Configure other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®)
on page 65).
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.
h
Click
(Save) or
(Send E-mail). The setting dialog box will appear.
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i
Click the File Type drop-down list, and then select the Microsoft Office Word(*.docx) or Microsoft
Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option.
j
Click OK. If a message dialog box regarding the Internet connection appears, read the information and
click OK.
Scan Business Cards
a
Load your document (see Loading Business Cards on page 35).
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
c
Select the Scan tab.
d
e
f
Select the document type.
g
3
Select Business Card from the Scan Size drop-down list.
Configure other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®)
on page 65).
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.
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h
Click
i
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.
j
Edit and save the scanned data using BizCard 6.
(Open with an Application). The Open with an Application dialog box will appear.
3
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Scan Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode (Windows®)
3
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
3
a
Select the Scan tab.
b
Click
c
Do one of the following:
 For
(Image),
(OCR),
(E-mail) or
(File). The Scan Settings dialog box appears.
(Image)
Select the application from the drop-down list and click Scan.
The image will appear in the application you have chosen.
NOTE
If you have installed the Evernote application on your computer, you can select Evernote from the dropdown and then click OK to upload the scanned data to Evernote directly.
 For
(OCR)
Configure the OCR settings and click Scan.
The application you have chosen will open with the converted text data.
 For
(E-mail)
Configure the attached file settings and click Scan.
Your default E-mail application will open and the image will be attached to a new E-mail.
 For
(File)
Select your Destination Folder and other settings. Click Scan.
The image will be saved in your chosen folder.
Change the Default Settings of Each Button
You can change the default settings of the
(Image),
3
(OCR),
(E-mail) and
(File) buttons.
a
Right-click the button that you want to configure and click Button settings. The settings dialog box will
appear.
b
Choose the settings for File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness, Contrast,
Continuous Scanning and 2-sided Scanning as needed.
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c
Click OK. The new settings will be used as the default settings.
Scan Plastic Cards
a
3
Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39).
3
NOTE
Load only one plastic card at a time.
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
c
Select the Scan tab.
d
Click the button you want to use (
(Image),
(OCR),
dialog box will appear (the example below uses Image).
e
Check the Plastic Card Mode check box.
(E-mail), or
(File)). The setting
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f
g
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®) on page 65).
Click the Scan button.
The machine starts scanning.
NOTE
• Check the Don’t show me again. check box not to show the setting dialog box again.
3
• Plastic Card Mode automatically uses these settings:
Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
Auto Deskew: On
Auto Image Rotation: Off
Original Layout
Scan Result
Scan to an Office File
3
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.
a
Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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c
Select the Scan tab.
3
d
Click
e
Click the File Type drop-down list, and then select the Microsoft Office Word(*.docx) or Microsoft
Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option.
f
g
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®) on page 65).
(E-mail) or
(File). The setting dialog box will appear (the example below uses E-mail).
Click Scan. If a message dialog box regarding the Internet connection appears, read the information and
click OK.
Scan Business Cards
a
Load your document (see Loading Business Cards on page 35).
b
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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c
Select the Scan tab.
3
d
Click
e
f
g
h
Select BizCard MFC Application from the Target Application drop-down list.
(Image). The setting dialog box will appear.
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®) on page 65).
Click Scan. The scanned data will be opened in the BizCard 6 application.
Edit and save the scanned data using BizCard 6.
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Create a Custom Tab (ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode)
(Windows®)
3
You can create up to three customized tabs that include up to five customized buttons with your preferred
settings.
Create a Custom Tab
a
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
b
Click Configuration and then select Create custom tab. You can also create a custom tab by rightclicking the tab area and selecting Create custom tab. A custom tab will be created.
c
If you want to change the name of the custom tab, right-click the custom tab and select
Rename custom tab.
3
3
NOTE
You can also change the name of a custom tab by clicking Configuration and then Rename custom tab.
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Create a Custom Button in Custom Tab
a
b
3
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.
3
NOTE
You can also copy a custom button by selecting Copy custom button from the right-click context menu.
c
Enter the button name and change the settings if needed. Click the OK button.
(The setting options vary depending on the button you created.)
NOTE
You can change or remove the tab, button or settings you created. Click Configuration and continue as
prompted.
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Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4) (Windows®)
3
The following settings can be changed.
Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
File Type
Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. Yes
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
NOTE
• To save the document as a password-protected PDF,
select Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type dropdown list, click the
(Set PDF Password) button,
and enter the password (Image, E-mail and File only).
• Searchable PDF is a file format that includes the text
data layer over a scanned image. This layer allows you
to search the text on the image data. The OCR
language setting must be set to match the language
you want to make the searchable PDF for.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, select
Searchable PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type dropdown list.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF,
Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE must be installed on your
computer.
• To save the document as a high compression PDF,
select 300 x 300 dpi from the Resolution drop-down
list, High Compression PDF (*.pdf) from the
File Type drop-down list and True Grey or 24bit
Colour from the Scan Type drop-down list.
Target
Application
Select the destination application including Nuance™
PaperPort™ 12SE, Presto! BizCard 6, BR-Receipts and
Evernote from the drop-down list.
Yes
Yes
-
-
OCR Language
Set to match the language of the scanned document’s
text.
-
Yes
-
-
File Name
Click the Change button for Image, OCR or E-mail. Enter
a prefix for the file name if needed.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Show Save As
Window
If you want to specify the destination of the scanned image
every time you scan, check the Show Save As Window
check box.
-
-
-
Yes
Destination File
Path
Click the Change button and then the folder icon to
change the folder you would like to save your scanned
document to.
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Destination
Folder
Click the folder icon and browse to the folder you would
like to save your scanned document to. Check
Show Folder to automatically display the destination
folder after scanning.
-
-
-
Yes
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Setting
File size
Description
You can adjust the File size by moving the slider to the
right or left.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
NOTE
3
File size can be adjusted depending on your selected
File Type.
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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scan Type
Lets you select several colour depth options for scanned
images.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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. Black dots are put in a specific
pattern to give a grey appearance.)
True Grey
Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is
more exact due to using up to 256 shades of grey.
24bit Colour
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image.
Although using 24bit Colour creates an image with the
most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most
memory and has the longest transfer time.
Auto
Automatically selects suitable colours for your
document. 1
1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Document Size
Description
Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan
documents of any size without making any adjustments to
Document Size. 1 For faster scan speeds, you can select
the exact size of your document from the Document Size
drop-down list.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
NOTE
• If you select a 1 to 2 document size, the scanned
image will be divided into two documents that are half
the size of the setting. If you select 1 to 2 (A4), the
scanned image will be divided into two A4 documents.
• To do 1 to 2 scanning, uncheck the
Auto Image Rotation check box in the
Advanced Settings dialog box.
• If you select a 2 in 1 document size, two scanned
images will be combined into one document.
• You can select Long Paper when you configure the
settings as following:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scanning: Off
• Each Long Paper option can scan a large document
up to following:
Long Paper (Normal Width) 215.9 mm (8 1/2 in):
215.9  863.0 mm
Long Paper (Narrow Width) 107.9 mm (4 1/4 in):
107.9  863.0 mm
Brightness
1
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. You can also enter a value in the box to
set the level. If the scanned image is too light, set a lower
Brightness level and scan the document again. If the
image is too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan
the document again.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Contrast
Description
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.
An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the
image, while a decrease reveals more details in grey
areas. You can also enter a value in the box to set the
Contrast.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting
Scan Type to Auto, Grey (Error Diffusion), True
Grey or 24bit Colour.
Continuous
Scanning
Lets you scan multiple pages. After the page is scanned,
you can select to continue scanning or finish. Using this
method, you can scan more pages than the maximum
capacity of the document feeder.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
2-sided Scanning If you check this box, the machine scans both sides of the
document. When using the automatic 2-sided (duplex)
scan feature, you must 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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
The 2-sided (duplex) scanning feature is available with
lengths up to Legal size.
Plastic Card
Mode
Lets you scan cards, such as driver's licenses or
insurance cards, using these automatic settings:
 Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
 Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
 2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
 Auto Deskew: On
 Auto Image Rotation: Off
NOTE
• If you want to scan a plastic card with different settings,
set Plastic Card Mode to off and Resolution to 600
dpi.
• Load only one plastic card at a time.
Default
Restore all settings to their factory default values.
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You can configure more settings in the Advanced Settings dialog box. Click the Advanced Settings button.
Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Auto Deskew
Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned
data. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Image
Rotation
Changes the direction of the document based on the text
orientation. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bleed Through
Prevention/
Remove
Background
Colour
Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided
document, and also allows you to remove the base colour
of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned
data more recognizable. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Skip Blank Page
Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
results. 1
Display Scanning Shows the numbers of total pages saved and blank pages
Results
skipped on your computer screen.
1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Scan Using ControlCenter2 (Macintosh)
3
ControlCenter2 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access your often used applications. Using
ControlCenter2 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications.
There are four scan buttons for the Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File
features.
3
 Image (Default: Apple Preview)
Lets you scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can choose the destination
application, such as Adobe® Photoshop® or any kind of image editing application on your computer.
 OCR (Default: Apple TextEdit)
Lets you scan a page or document, automatically run the OCR application and put text (not a graphic
image) into a word processing application. You can choose the target word processing application, such
as Microsoft® Word or any word processing application on your computer. You must install Presto!
PageManager on your computer. For installation information see Scan Using Presto! PageManager or
TWAIN Applications (Macintosh) on page 103.
 E-mail (Default: your default E-mail software)
Lets you scan a page or document directly into an E-mail application as a standard attachment. You can
choose the file type and resolution for the attachment.
 File
Lets you scan directly to a file on your hard drive. You can change the file type and destination folder, as
needed.
ControlCenter2 gives you the ability to configure the hardware
PC function with network connection only for ADS-1100W),
,
(when used for the Scan to
(for ADS-1100W), or to PC button (for
ADS-1600W) on your machine and the ControlCenter2 software button for each scan feature. To configure
the hardware
ADS-1100W),
,
(when used for the Scan to PC function with network connection only for
(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.
To start ControlCenter2, click the
If the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
(ControlCenter2) icon is not displayed in the Dock, click Go from the Finder menu bar,
Applications, Brother, and then double-click the
will appear in the Dock.
(ControlCenter2) icon. The
(ControlCenter2) icon
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Image (example: Apple Preview)
3
The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing.
a
Select the SCAN tab.
b
Click
(Image).
3
The Scan to Image dialog box will appear.
c
You can configure the scan settings.
 To scan a 2-sided document, check the 2-sided Scanning check box and choose
Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
 To change the application that you want to use, choose the appropriate application from the
Target Application pop-up menu. You can add an application to the list by clicking Add. If you want
to delete an application, click Delete.
d
Click Start Scanning.
Your default application will start and display the image.
NOTE
If you choose Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type list, the Set PDF Password dialog box will appear.
Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password boxes, and then click OK. You can also
choose Secure PDF (*.pdf) for Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
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OCR (word processing application)
3
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.
a
Select the SCAN tab.
b
Click
3
(OCR).
The Scan to OCR dialog box will appear.
c
You can configure the scan settings.
 To scan a 2-sided document, check the 2-sided Scanning check box and choose
Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
 To change the word processing application that you want to use, choose the appropriate application
from the Target Application pop-up menu. You can add an application to the list by clicking Add. If
you want to delete an application, click Delete.
d
Click Start Scanning.
Your default word processing application will start and display the converted text data.
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E-mail
3
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.
a
Select the SCAN tab.
b
Click
3
(E-mail).
The Scan to E-mail dialog box will appear.
c
You can configure the scan settings.
 To scan a 2-sided document, check the 2-sided Scanning check box and choose
Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
 To change the E-mail application that you want to use, choose the appropriate application from the
E-mail Application pop-up menu. You can add an application to the list by clicking Add 1. If you want
to delete an application, click Delete.
1
d
When you first start ControlCenter2, a default list of compatible E-mail applications will appear in the pop-up menu. If you are having
trouble using a custom application with ControlCenter2, you should choose an application from the list.
Click Start Scanning.
Your default E-mail application will start and the image will be attached to a new E-mail.
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.
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File
3
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.
a
Select the SCAN tab.
b
Click
3
(File).
The Scan to File dialog box will appear.
c
You can configure the scan settings.
 To scan a 2-sided document, check the 2-sided Scanning check box and choose
Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
 To change the file name, enter the file name you want to use for the document (up to 100 characters)
in the File Name box. The file name will be the file name you entered plus the current date and a
sequential number.
 Choose the file type for the saved image from the File Type pop-up menu. You can save the file to
the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking Browse.
 To show where the scanned image is saved when scanning is finished, check the Show Folder check
box. If you want to specify the destination of the scanned image every time, check the
Show Save As window check box.
d
Click Start Scanning.
The image will be saved in the folder you have chosen.
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Change the Default Settings of a Button
You can change the default settings of the
(Image),
3
(OCR),
(E-mail), and
(File) buttons.
a
Click the button while holding down the Control key and choose Software Button. The settings dialog
box will appear.
b
Choose the settings for File Type, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness, Contrast, and
Continuous Scanning as needed.
You can also choose the setting for 2-sided Scanning.
c
Click OK. The new settings will be used as the default settings.
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Scan Plastic Cards
a
3
Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39).
NOTE
Load only one plastic card at a time.
3
b
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
c
Click the button in the SCAN tab for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or
File). The settings dialog box will appear (the example below uses Image).
d
Check the Plastic Card Mode check box.
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e
f
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) on page 84).
Click Start Scanning.
Your default application will start and display the image.
NOTE
• Check the Don’t show me again. check box not to show the setting dialog box again.
3
• Plastic Card Mode automatically uses these settings:
Resolution: 600 dpi
Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
Auto Deskew: On
Auto Image Rotation: Off
Original Layout
Scan Result
Scan to an Office File
3
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.
a
Load your document (see Loading Standard Size Documents on page 33).
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b
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
3
c
d
Click the SCAN tab.
e
Click the File Type pop-up menu, and then select the Microsoft Office Word (*.docx) or Microsoft
Office PowerPoint (*.pptx) option.
f
g
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) on page 84).
Click the E-mail or File button. The settings dialog box will appear (the example below uses E-mail).
Click Start Scanning. If a message dialog box regarding the Internet connection appears, read the
information and click OK.
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Scan Business Cards
a
Load your document (see Loading Business Cards on page 35).
b
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
3
3
c
d
Click the SCAN tab.
e
f
g
h
Select BizCard 6 from the Target Application drop-down list.
Click the Image button. The settings dialog box will appear.
Change other settings if needed (see Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) on page 84).
Click Scan. The scanned data will be opened in the BizCard 6 application.
Edit and save the scanned data using BizCard 6.
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Register your Favourite Scan Settings Using ControlCenter2
(CUSTOM SCAN) (Macintosh)
3
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. There are four scan functions: Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
 Scan to Image
Lets you scan a page directly into any image viewer/editor software. You can choose any image editor
application on your computer as a destination.
 Scan to OCR
Converts scanned documents into editable text files. You can choose the destination application for the
editable text. You must install Presto! PageManager on your computer. For installation information see
Scan Using Presto! PageManager or TWAIN Applications (Macintosh) on page 103.
 Scan to E-mail
Attaches the scanned images to an E-mail message. You can also choose the file attachment type and
create a quick send list of E-mail addresses chosen from your E-mail address book.
 Scan to File
Lets you save a scanned image to any folder on a local or network hard disk. You can also choose the file
type to be used.
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User-defined Button
3
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
3
3
 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.
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 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.
If you choose Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type list, the Set PDF Password dialog box appears.
Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK.
NOTE
Secure PDF (*.pdf) is available for Scan to Image, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
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 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.
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Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh)
3
The following settings can be changed.
Setting
Target
Application
(for Image, OCR
and File) or
E-mail
Application
(for E-mail)
Description
You can select which application is used to open scanned
data. Only applications installed on your computer
(including Presto! PageManager, Presto! BizCard 6, BRReceipts and Evernote) can be selected.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
3
 Add button
You can add an application to the drop-down list. Enter
the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and
select your preferred application by clicking the
Browse button. Also select the File Type from the
drop-down list.
 Delete button
You can delete an application that you have added.
Select the Application Name and click the Delete
button.
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Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
File Type
Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. Yes
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
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).
3
• Searchable PDF is a file format that includes the text
data layer over a scanned image. This layer allows you
to search the text on the image data. The OCR
language setting must be set to match the language
you want to make the searchable PDF for.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, select
Searchable PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type dropdown list.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, Presto!
PageManager must be installed on your computer
from the supplied DVD-ROM.
• To save the document as a high compression PDF,
select 300 x 300 dpi from the Resolution drop-down
list, High Compression PDF (*.pdf) from the
File Type drop-down list and True Gray or
24bit Color from the Scan Type drop-down list.
• Several file types such as TIFF, TIFF Multi-Page, PDF,
Secure PDF and JPEG support file size compression.
Select Uncompressed or Compressed to adjust the
file size for TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page. For PDF, Secure
PDF and JPEG, use the slider to adjust the file size
(not available for Scan to OCR).
File size
You can adjust the File size by moving the slider to the
right or left.
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
NOTE
File size can be adjusted depending on your selected
File Type.
OCR Software
Shows the application that will convert the scanned image
to editable text.
-
Yes
-
-
OCR Language
Set to match the language of the scanned document’s
text.
-
Yes
-
-
File Name
Enter a prefix for the file name if needed.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Show Save As
window
If you want to specify the destination of the scanned image
every time you scan, check the Show Save As window
check box.
-
-
-
Yes
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Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Destination File
Path
Click the Change button and then the Browse button to
change the folder you would like to save your scanned
document to.
Destination
Folder
Click Browse and browse to the folder you would like to save your scanned document to. Check Show Folder to
automatically display the destination folder after scanning.
-
-
Yes
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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scan Type
Lets you select from a range of scan colour depth.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
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 grey images without
using true grey dots. Black dots are put in a specific
pattern to give a grey appearance.)
True Gray
Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is
more exact due to using up to 256 shades of grey.
24bit Color
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image.
Although using 24bit Color creates an image with the
most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most
memory and has the longest transfer time.
Auto
Uses suitable colours for your document automatically. 1
1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Document Size
Description
Document size is set to Auto by default. You can scan
documents of any size without making any adjustments to
Document Size. 1 For faster scan speeds, you can select
the exact size of your document from the Document Size
drop-down list.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
NOTE
• If you select a 1 to 2 document size, the scanned
image will be divided into two documents that are half
the size of the setting. If you select 1 to 2 (A4), the
scanned image will be divided into two 5.8  8.3 in.
documents.
• To do 1 to 2 scanning or 2 in 1 scanning, uncheck the
Auto Image Rotation check box in the
Advanced Settings dialog box.
• If you select a 2 in 1 document size, two scanned
images will be combined into one document.
• You can select Long Paper when you configure the
settings as following:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scanning: Off
2-sided Scanning If you check this box, the machine scans both sides of the
document. When using the automatic 2-sided (duplex)
scan feature, you must 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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
The 2-sided (duplex) scanning feature is available with
lengths up to Legal size.
1
Restore Defaults
Restore all settings to their factory default values.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Continuous
Scanning
You can scan multiple batches of documents and put
them together into one data file. After the first batch of
documents is scanned, click Continue for additional
pages or Finish. This operation enables you to scan more
sheets than the maximum capacity of the document
feeder.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Plastic Card
Mode
Description
Lets you scan cards, such as driver's licenses or
insurance cards, using these automatic settings:
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 Resolution: 600 dpi
3
 Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
 2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
 Auto Deskew: On
 Auto Image Rotation: Off
NOTE
• If you want to scan a plastic card with different settings,
set Plastic Card Mode to off and Resolution to 600
dpi.
• Load only one plastic card at a time.
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You can configure more settings in the Advanced Settings dialog box. Click the Advanced Settings button.
Setting
Brightness
Contrast
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
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. You can set the Brightness
level by dragging the slider to the right or left to lighten or
darken the image. If the scanned image is too light, set a
lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the
image is too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan
the document again.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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. You can increase or decrease
the contrast level by moving the slider to the right or left.
An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the
image, while a decrease reveals more details in grey
areas.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting
Scan Type to Auto, Gray (Error Diffusion),
True Gray or 24bit Color.
1
Auto Deskew
Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned
data. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Image
Rotation
Changes the direction of the document based on the text
orientation. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bleed Through
Prevention/
Remove
Background
Color
Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided
document, and also allows you to remove the base colour
of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Skip Blank Page
Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning
results. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Display Scanning Shows the numbers of total pages saved and blank pages
Results
skipped on your computer screen.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
data more recognizable. 1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Windows®)
3
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
a
b
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
c
d
Click Additional Applications.
3
The DVD-ROM top menu will appear automatically. Select your model name and then the desired
language
Click the BR-Receipts button. Follow the instructions on Brother Online.
For information about how to scan using BR-Receipts, see the BR-Receipts user's guide by clicking on Help
on the menu bar, then Using Help.
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Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE or Other Windows®
Applications
Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE
3
3
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
other Windows® applications these steps will be similar. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports both TWAIN
and WIA drivers; the TWAIN driver (recommended) is used in the example on this page. For an example
using the WIA driver, see Scan Using Windows® Photo Gallery or Windows® Fax and Scan on page 99.
NOTE
• Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows® XP (SP3 or later), Windows Vista® (SP2 or later),
Windows® 7 and Windows® 8.
• The WIA driver with Windows® XP (SP2 or later) does not support 2-sided (duplex) scanning.
• For more details about the application refer to the Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE help file. You can access
this from the Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE Help menu.
a
Load your document.
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b
Start Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE. Do one of the following:
 (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows® 7)
Click
(Start), All Programs, Nuance PaperPort12, and then PaperPort.
 (Windows® 8)
Click
3
(PaperPort).
The Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE window will appear.
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c
Click Scan Settings from the Desktop tab on the ribbon.
The Scan or Get Photo panel will appear on the left side of the window.
3
d
e
Click the Select button.
f
g
Check the Display scanner dialog box check box in the Scan or Get Photo panel.
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.
Click the Scan button.
The Scanner Setup dialog box will appear.
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h
Adjust the settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box if needed (Resolution, Scan Type, Brightness,
and Contrast).
 TWAIN Driver Settings
 WIA Driver Settings
i
From the Document Size drop-down list, select your document size.
3
NOTE
After you select a document size, you can adjust the scanning area further by clicking the left mouse button
and dragging it. This is required when cropping an image for scanning.
j
Click the Start button.
The machine starts scanning.
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TWAIN Driver Settings
3
1
3
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
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
Web
Use for attaching the scanned
image to web pages
100 x 100 dpi
24bit Colour
Text
Use for scanning text documents
200 x 200 dpi
Black & White
2 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.
Resolution
Black & White/Grey (Error
Diffusion)
256 Colour
True Grey/24bit Colour
100 x 100 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
150 x 150 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
200 x 200 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
300 x 300 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
400 x 400 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
600 x 600 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
1200 x 1200 dpi
Yes
No
Yes
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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. Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give a grey appearance.)
 True Grey
Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is more exact due to using up to 256 shades of
grey.
 256 Colour
Use for simple colour illustrations that do not use the full colour spectrum. Uses up to 256 colours to
create images.
 24bit Colour
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image. Although using 24bit Colour creates an image with
the most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most memory and has the longest transfer time.
4 Reduce Noise
You can improve and enhance the quality of your scanned images with this selection. The Reduce Noise
setting is available when using 24bit Colour and scan resolutions of 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi or 600
x 600 dpi.
5 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. You can also enter a value in the box to set the level. If the scanned
image is too light, set a lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the image is too dark, set
a higher Brightness level and scan the document again.
NOTE
The Brightness setting is only available when setting Scan Type to Black & White, Grey (Error
Diffusion), True Grey or 24bit Colour.
6 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. An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the image, while a decrease reveals more
details in grey areas. You can also enter a value in the box to set the Contrast.
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting Scan Type to Grey (Error Diffusion), True Grey or
24bit Colour.
7 Document Size
Document size is set to A4 by default. For faster scan speeds, you can select the exact size of your
document from the Document Size drop-down list. If you select Custom, the Custom Document Size
dialog box appears in which you can specify the document size.
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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
3
Short-edge binding
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WIA Driver Settings
3
1
3
2
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.
 Resolution
You can select a scanning resolution from the Resolution text box. Higher resolutions take more memory
and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image.
 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. You can also enter a value in the box to set the level. If the scanned
image is too light, set a lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the image is too dark, set
a higher Brightness level and scan the document again.
 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. An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the image, while a decrease reveals more
details in grey areas. You can also enter a value in the box to set the Contrast.
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Scan Using Windows® Photo Gallery or Windows® Fax and Scan
3
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.
You may need to download Windows® Photo Gallery or Windows® Fax and Scan.
a
b
Load your document.
3
Open your software application to scan the document. Do one of the following:
 (Windows® Photo Gallery)
1
Click File, then Import from Camera or Scanner.
2
Select the scanner you want to use.
3
Click the Import button.
The settings dialog box will appear.
 (Windows® Fax and Scan)
Click File, New, then Scan.
The settings dialog box will appear.
c
d
Adjust the settings in the settings dialog box if needed.
Click the Scan button.
The machine starts scanning the document.
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Use Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 (Windows®)
(ADS-1600W only)
3
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.
3
Installing Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8
a
b
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
c
d
Click Additional Applications.
3
The DVD-ROM top menu will appear automatically. Select your model name and then the desired
language.
Click the Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 button. Follow the on-screen instructions.
For information about how to scan using Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8, see the Nuance PDF
Converter Professional 8 help by clicking on Help on the menu bar, then Help.
NOTE
Enter the Nuance serial number that is shown on the sleeve of the MFL-Pro Suite DVD-ROM package
when installing Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8.
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Use NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 (Windows®)
3
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. Different viewing
modes are available for easy searching, editing, creating, and sorting.
3
Installing NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6
a
b
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
c
d
Click Additional Applications.
3
The DVD-ROM top menu will appear automatically. Select your model name and then the desired
language.
Click the NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 button. Follow the on-screen instructions.
For information about how to scan using Presto! BizCard 6, see the Presto! BizCard User’s Manual. Do one
of the following:
 (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows ® 7)
Click
(Start), All Programs, NewSoft, Presto! BizCard 6, and then Presto! BizCard 6.
 (Windows® 8)
Click
(Presto! BizCard 6).
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Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Macintosh)
3
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.)
a
b
c
d
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
3
Double-click the BROTHER icon on your desktop.
Double-click Brother Support.
Click the BR-Receipts button. Follow the instructions on Brother Online.
For information about how to scan using BR-Receipts, see the BR-Receipts user's guide by clicking on Help
on the menu bar, then Using Help.
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Scan Using Presto! PageManager or TWAIN Applications
(Macintosh)
3
You can use the Presto! PageManager application for scanning. The instructions for scanning in these steps
are for Presto! PageManager. For other applications which support TWAIN specifications, these steps will be
similar.
Installing Presto! PageManager
a
b
c
d
e
3
3
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
Double-click the BROTHER icon on your desktop.
Double-click Brother Support.
Click Presto! PageManager to download the Presto! PageManager installer.
Double-click the installer, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
NOTE
• Presto! PageManager supports Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x and 10.8.x.
• For more details about the application refer to the Presto! PageManager help file. You can access this from
the Presto! PageManager Help menu.
Scan Using Presto! PageManager
a
3
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.
1
Select Select Source in the File menu.
2
Select Brother TWAIN, then click Select.
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b
Select Acquire Image Data in the File menu.
The scanner setup dialog box will appear.
3
(The Brother TWAIN screen supports languages specified in Presto! PageManager.)
c
d
Adjust the settings in the scanner setup dialog box if needed (Resolution, Scan Type, Adjust Image).
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. This is required when cropping an image for scanning.
e
Click the Start button.
The machine starts scanning.
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TWAIN Driver Settings
3
1
3
2
3
4
5
(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.
Resolution
Black & White/Grey (Error
Diffusion)
256 Colour
True Grey/24bit Colour
100 x 100 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
150 x 150 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
200 x 200 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
300 x 300 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
400 x 400 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
600 x 600 dpi
Yes
Yes
Yes
1200 x 1200 dpi
Yes
No
Yes
2 Scan Type
Select one of the following types:
 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 grey
images without using true grey dots. Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give a grey appearance.)
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 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.
 24bit Color
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image. Although using 24bit Color creates an image with
the most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most memory and has the longest transfer time.
NOTE
256 Color is only available when your scanning application supports this setting. Presto! PageManager
does not support 256 Color.
3 Document Size
Document size is set to A4 by default. If you select Custom, you can specify the document size.
4 Adjust Image
Click the Adjust Image button for adjusting the image.
 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. You can also enter a value in the box to set the level. If the
scanned image is too light, set a lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the image is
too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan the document again.
NOTE
The Brightness setting is only available when setting Scan Type to Black & White,
Gray (Error Diffusion), True Gray or 24bit Color.
 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. An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the image, while a decrease reveals
more details in grey areas. You can also enter a value in the box to set the Contrast.
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting Scan Type to Gray (Error Diffusion), True Gray or
24bit Color.
 Reduce Noise
You can improve and enhance the quality of your scanned images with this selection. The Reduce
Noise setting is available when using 24bit Color and scan resolutions of 300  300 dpi, 400  400 dpi
or 600  600 dpi.
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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
3
Short-edge binding
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Scan Using Apple Image Capture (ICA Driver)
3
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 & Scan list, you can add your machine by clicking the + button (see Select your machine from Print
& Fax or Print & Scan on page 111). You can also scan directly using the Image Capture application.
3
Scan Using Apple Image Capture
a
3
Launch the Image Capture application.
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b
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.
3
c
d
e
f
Load your document.
Select a size of your document for Scan Size.
Select the destination folder or destination application for Scan To.
Click the Scan button.
The machine starts scanning.
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ICA Driver Settings
3
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
10
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 & White or Text.
2 Resolution
Select the resolution you want to scan your document at.
3 Scan Size or Size
Select the paper size of the document.
4 Orientation
Select the orientation of the document.
5 Duplex
Check the Duplex check box to do 2-sided (duplex) scanning.
6 Scan To
Select the destination folder or destination application.
7 Name
Enter the prefix text used for the name of the scanned image.
8 Format
Select the file format of the scanned data.
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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.
3
10 Image Correction
You can configure settings depending on Kind that you have chosen.
Kind
Configurable Settings
Color
Brightness, Tint, Temperature, Saturation
Black & White
Brightness, Contrast (OS X v10.7.x, 10.8.x)
Text
Threshold
Select your machine from Print & Fax or Print & Scan
a
b
c
3
Select System Preferences in the menu bar.
Click the Print & Fax icon or the Print & Scan icon.
Select the machine from the list on the left side of the screen.
NOTE
If you do not see the Open Scanner button on the window, remove your machine by clicking the - button
from the Print & Fax or Print & Scan list and then add your machine by clicking the + button.
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Use NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6 (Macintosh)
3
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. Different viewing
modes are available for easy searching, editing, creating, and sorting.
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Installing NewSoft Presto! BizCard 6
a
b
c
d
e
3
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.
Double-click the installer, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
For information about how to scan using Presto! BizCard 6, see the Presto! BizCard 6 user’s guide by clicking
on Help on the menu bar, then Using Help.
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Scan Using Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro or ISIS® Applications
(Windows®)
3
You can use the free trial version of Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro or other applications, which support the ISIS ®
specifications, for scanning. Before scanning using the ISIS® applications, you must install the ISIS® scanner
driver.
3
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.
Installing ISIS® Scanner and Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro
a
b
Insert the supplied DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.
c
d
e
f
Click Custom Installation.
3
The DVD-ROM top menu will appear automatically. Select your model name and then the desired
language.
Click ISIS Scanner Driver & Application.
Click ISIS Scanner Driver. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Click Captiva QuickScan Pro Trial. Follow the on-screen instructions.
NOTE
• The web site where you can download the free trial version of Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro is operated by
EMC corporation. If you have any questions about Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro, contact EMC corporation.
• For information about how to scan using your ISIS® application, see Captiva® QuickScan™ Pro’s help.
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Scan Documents Directly to an FTP Server
4
When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or colour document directly to an FTP server
on your local network, or on the Internet.
4
The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered by using Web Based Management to pre-configure
and store the details in an FTP Profile.
NOTE
• Scan to FTP is available when FTP profiles are configured by using Web Based Management.
• We recommend Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0/9.0 for Windows® and Safari 5.0 for Macintosh. Please
also make sure that JavaScript and Cookies are always enabled in whichever browser you use. If a
different web browser is used, make sure it is compatible with HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1.
Start Web Based Management
4
(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.
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
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 Macintosh
b
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
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(ADS-1600W)
a
Type "http://machine's IP address/" into your browser's address bar (where "machine's IP address" is the
IP address of the machine).
 For example:
http://192.168.1.2/
You can configure or change the settings in Scan to FTP (for ADS-1100W) or Scan to FTP/Network (for
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).
4
In addition to the seven preset file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for
creating an FTP Server Profile.
Choose Scan to FTP (for ADS-1100W) or Scan to FTP/Network (for ADS-1600W) in Web Based
Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields
and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields (the
example below uses ADS-1600W).
NOTE
Do not use unsuitable characters in the file name (for example ?, /, \, or *). They may cause a sending error
when using Scan to FTP.
Configure the FTP Default Settings
4
You can set Passive Mode to Off or On depending on your FTP server and network firewall configuration.
By default this setting is On. You can also change the port number used to access the FTP server. The default
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for this setting is port 21. In most cases these two settings can remain as the default (the example below uses
ADS-1600W).
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a
(ADS-1600W only)
Choose FTP in Scan to FTP/Network from the Scan tab. Click Submit.
b
Choose the Profile you want to configure in Scan to FTP Profile (for ADS-1100W) or Scan to
FTP/Network Profile (for ADS-1600W) from the Scan tab.
c
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.
d
The Host Address is the domain name of the FTP server. Enter the Host Address (for example
ftp.example.com) (up to 64 characters) or the IP address (for example 192.23.56.189).
e
f
g
Enter the Username that has been registered with the FTP server for the machine (up to 32 characters).
h
Choose the file name you want to use for the scanned document. You can choose from seven preset
and two user defined file names. The file name that will be used for your document will be the file name
you selected plus the last 6 digits of the scanner counter plus the file extension (for example,
Estimate_098765.pdf).
Enter the Password for access to the FTP server (up to 32 characters).
Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the FTP server (for example
brother\abc) (up to 60 characters).
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i
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
Quality
Color 150 dpi
Color 200 dpi
Color 300 dpi
Color 600 dpi
Description
 You can select a scanning quality from the Quality drop-down list.
Higher qualities take more memory and transfer time, but produce a
finer scanned image.
 If you select User Select, you must select the setting from the
Control Panel of the machine.
4
B&W 150 dpi
B&W 200 dpi
B&W 300 dpi
B&W 600 dpi
Auto 150 dpi
Auto 200 dpi
Auto 300 dpi
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
File Type
Document Size
PDF
 You can select the file type you want to use for the scanned data.
TIFF
 You can select PDF or JPEG when you select Color in Quality.
JPEG
 You can select PDF or TIFF when you select B&W in Quality.
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
 You can select PDF when you select Auto in Quality.
Auto
Letter
 If you select Auto, you can scan documents of any size without
making any adjustments to Document Size. 1 For faster scan
speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the
Document Size drop-down list.
Legal
 If you select 600 dpi for Quality, you cannot select Auto.
B5
 You can select A4, Letter, Legal, B5, A5, B6, A6, Business Card or
Long Paper when Auto Deskew is set to Off.
A4
A5
B6
A6
Business Card
Long Paper
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
1
 If you select User Select, you must select the setting from the
Control Panel of the machine.
 You can select Long Paper when you configure the settings as
following:
• Quality: other than Auto
• Auto Deskew: Off
• Skip Blank Page: Off
• 2-sided Scan: Off
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Options
2-sided Scan
(ADS-1100W only)
Off
Description
To scan both sides of the document, select 2-sided Scan: Long Edge
2-sided Scan: Long or 2-sided Scan: Short Edge depending on the layout of your original
to make sure that the data file created appears correctly in the scanned
Edge
document.
2-sided Scan:
Short Edge
NOTE
The 2-sided Scan feature is available with lengths up to Legal size.
j
k
l
1
4
1
Set Auto Deskew to On if you want to correct the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned data.
Set Skip Blank Page 1 to On if you want to remove blank pages of the document from the scanned data.
Click Submit.
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
Scan Using FTP Server Profiles
4
(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 the Scan to FTP feature.
• Before starting Scan to FTP, you need to configure the Scan to FTP profile (see Configure the FTP Default
Settings on page 116).
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
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 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
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b
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
4
c
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.
• The Network Device 2 settings will be applied to
on the Control Panel of the machine.
d
e
f
g
Select Scan to FTP from the Type drop-down list for your selected device in c.
h
Press
Select a profile name from the Destination drop-down list for your selected device in c.
Click Submit.
Load your document.
or
which you have assigned the Scan to FTP feature. When the connection to the
FTP server is successful the machine starts the scanning process.
i
Press
. The machine starts scanning.
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
Load your document.
Press d or c to display to FTP.
Press to FTP.
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d
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.
e
f
Press Options.
Choose the settings for 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, Document Size,
Auto Deskew, Skip Blank Page and User Name as needed. Press OK.
4
NOTE
If you want to save the profile as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut.
g
Press Start.
The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the FTP server is successful the machine starts
the scanning process.
Scan Documents Directly to a CIFS Server (Windows®) (ADS-1600W only)
4
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. The Scan to Network profile stores user
information and configuration settings for use on a network, or the Internet.
NOTE
• Scan to Network is available when Scan to Network profiles are configured by using Web Based
Management.
• You must configure the SNTP protocol (network time server), or you must set the date, time and time zone
correctly for Authentication. For more information, see the Network User's Guide.
• We recommend Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0/9.0. Please also make sure that JavaScript and Cookies
are always enabled in whichever browser you use. If a different web browser is used, make sure it is
compatible with HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1.
Type "http://machine's IP address/" into your browser's address bar (where "machine's IP address" is the IP
address of the machine) (For example: http://192.168.1.2/). You can configure or change the settings in
Scan to FTP/Network in the Scan tab. You can configure up to five Scan to Network profiles and choose
what profile numbers (1 to 5) to use for Scan to Network settings in Scan to FTP/Network Profile.
In addition to the seven preset file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for
creating a Scan to Network profile.
Choose Scan to FTP/Network in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a
file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered
in each of the user defined name fields.
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NOTE
Do not use unsuitable characters in the file name (for example ?, /, \, or *). They may cause a sending error
when using Scan to Network.
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a
b
c
Choose Network in Scan to FTP/Network from the Scan tab. Click Submit.
d
The Host Address is the domain name of the CIFS server. Enter the Host Address (for example
mypc.example.com) (up to 64 characters) or the IP address (for example 192.23.56.189).
e
Enter the destination folder where your document will be stored on the CIFS server (for example
brother\abc) (up to 60 characters).
f
Choose the file name you want to use for the scanned document. You can choose from seven preset
and two user defined file names. The file name that will be used for your document will be the file name
you selected plus the last 6 digits of the scanner counter plus the file extension (for example,
Estimate_098765.pdf).
g
Choose the quality, file type and document size you want to use for the scanned data. The following
settings can be changed.
Choose the Profile you want to configure in Scan to FTP/Network Profile.
Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. This name will be displayed on the
LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.
Setting
Options
Quality
Color 150 dpi
Color 200 dpi
Color 300 dpi
Color 600 dpi
4
Description
 You can select a scanning quality from the Quality drop-down list.
Higher qualities take more memory and transfer time, but produce a
finer scanned image.
 If you select User Select, you must select the setting from the
Control Panel of the machine.
B&W 150 dpi
B&W 200 dpi
B&W 300 dpi
B&W 600 dpi
Auto 150 dpi
Auto 200 dpi
Auto 300 dpi
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
File Type
PDF
 You can select the file type you want to use for the scanned data.
TIFF
 You can select PDF or JPEG when you select Color in Quality.
JPEG
 You can select PDF or TIFF when you select B&W in Quality.
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
 You can select PDF when you select Auto in Quality.
 If you select User Select, you must select the setting from the
Control Panel of the machine.
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Setting
Options
Document Size
Auto
Letter
 If you select Auto, you can scan documents of any size without
making any adjustments to Document Size. 1 For faster scan
speeds, you can select the exact size of your document from the
Document Size drop-down list.
Legal
 If you select 600 dpi for Quality, you cannot select Auto.
B5
 You can select A4, Letter, Legal, B5, A5, B6, A6, Business Card or
Long Paper when Auto Deskew is set to Off.
A4
A5
B6
A6
Business Card
Long Paper
User Select
(ADS-1600W only)
1
h
i
j
k
l
m
n
o
p
q
Description
4
 You can select Long Paper when you configure the settings as
following:
• Quality: other than Auto
• Auto Deskew: Off
• Skip Blank Page: Off
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
Set Auto Deskew 1 to On if you want to correct the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned data.
Set Skip Blank Page 1 to On if you want to remove blank pages of the document from the scanned data.
If you want to protect the profile, choose On from Use PIN for Authentication and enter a 4-digit PIN
number in PIN Code.
Enter the Username that has been registered with the CIFS server for the machine (up to 96 characters).
Enter the Password for access to the CIFS server (up to 32 characters).
Click Submit.
Choose Date&Time from the General tab.
Enter the date and time used on the CIFS server.
Choose the time zone from the pull-down list.
Click Submit.
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Scan Using Scan to Network Profiles
a
b
c
d
4
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.
Do one of the following:
4
 If the Scan to Network profile is complete, go to g.
 If the Scan to Network profile is not complete, go to e.
e
f
Press Options.
Choose the settings for 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, Document Size,
Auto Deskew, Skip Blank Page and User Name as needed. Press OK.
NOTE
If you want to save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut.
g
Press Start.
The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the Network is successful the machine starts the
scanning process.
Save Scanned Documents on Your Computer
4
Scan to PC (USB Connect)
4
(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.
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
4
 Macintosh
b
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
Click Scan to PC Settings. The Remote Setup window will appear.
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c
Select Scan to PC in the folder tree (the example below uses Windows®).
4
d
e
f
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.
Configure the settings if needed (see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows ®) on page 141 or Change
Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 147).
g
Load your document.
h
Press
and then
. The machine starts scanning.
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
d
Load your document.
e
Press the Scan-to action you want to do.
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).
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f
Press Start.
The machine starts the scanning process.
NOTE
• You can configure the Scan-to settings from your computer. See Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®)
on page 141 or Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 147.
• 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.
4
Scan to PC (Network Connect)
4
(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
display the Scan to Net Settings button in the ControlCenter application and to use the Scan to PC
(Network Connect) feature.
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
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 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
4
b
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
c
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.
The Network Device 2 settings will be applied to
on the Control Panel of the machine.
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d
Select Scan to PC(Net Connect-XXXXXX) (XXXXXX is a scan type) from the Type drop-down list for
the selected device in c.
e
f
g
Select the destination computer from the Destination drop-down list for the selected device in c.
Click Submit.
Configure the settings if needed (see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows ®) on page 141 or Change
Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 147).
h
Load your document.
i
Press your configured key and then
4
. The machine starts scanning.
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
d
Load your document.
e
f
Press the Scan-to action you want to do.
g
h
If the PIN entry screen is displayed, enter the four-digit PIN and press OK.
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).
Press a or b to display the destination computer you want to save on.
Press the destination computer.
Press Start.
The machine starts the scanning process.
NOTE
• You can configure the Scan-to settings from your computer. See Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®)
on page 141 or Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 147.
• 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.
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Scan Using Web Services (Windows Vista® SP2 or Later, Windows® 7 and
Windows® 8)
4
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
Web Services, see Installing drivers used for scanning via Web Services (Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 and
Windows® 8) in the Network User’s Guide.
4
NOTE
If the LCD or LED indications show Out of Memory, decrease the Paper size setting or the Resolution
setting. For details, see Configuring Settings for Scanning on page 134.
(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
display the Scan to Net Settings button in the ControlCenter application and to use the WS Scan feature.
a
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
b
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
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c
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
4
d
Select the device (Network Device1 or Network Device2) to which you want to assign the Scan to PC
feature.
NOTE
The Network Device1 settings will be applied to
on the Control Panel of the machine.
The Network Device2 settings will be applied to
on the Control Panel of the machine.
e
f
g
h
Select WS Scan from the Type drop-down list for the selected device in d.
i
Press
Select the destination computer from the Destination drop-down list for the selected device in d.
Click Submit.
Load your document.
or
for the device to which you assigned the WS Scan feature. When the connection
to the network is successful, the machine starts scanning.
j
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.
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a
b
c
d
e
f
g
Load your document.
h
Press Start.
The machine starts scanning process.
Press d or c to display to PC.
Press to PC.
Press d or c to display WS Scan.
Press WS Scan.
Press the type of scan you want to do.
4
Press a or b to display the destination computer you want to send to.
Press the destination computer.
Configuring Settings for Scanning
4
If the LCD or LED indications show Out of Memory, decrease the Paper size setting or the Resolution
setting.
a
(Windows Vista®)
Click the
button, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, then Scanners and Cameras.
®
(Windows 7)
Click the
button, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, then Devices and Printers.
(Windows® 8)
Move your mouse to the lower right corner of your desktop. When the menu bar appears, click Settings,
and then click Control Panel. In the Hardware and Sound group, click View devices and printers.
b
Click your machine, and then click the Scan Profiles button.
The Scan Profiles dialog box will appear.
c
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.
Click Set as Default.
d
e
Click Edit. The Edit Default Profile dialog box will appear.
f
Click Save Profile. The settings will be applied when scanning using the Web Services protocol.
Choose the Source, Paper size, Color format, File type, Resolution, Brightness and Contrast
settings.
NOTE
If you are requested to choose a software application to scan, choose Windows® Fax and Scan or
Windows® Photo Gallery from the list.
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Save Scanned Documents on a USB Flash Memory Drive
4
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
2
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
4
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
4
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
e
f
Click Apply and then OK.
Select Scan to USB in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below
uses Windows ®).
Insert a USB flash memory drive into the machine.
Load your document.
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g
Press
and then
. The machine starts scanning.
NOTE
The file name will be the current date plus a two-digit sequential number.
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
d
e
f
4
Insert a USB flash memory drive into your machine.
Load your document.
Press d or c to display to USB.
Press to USB.
Press Options.
Configure the settings for 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, Document Size,
File Name, Auto Deskew and Skip Blank Page as needed. Press OK.
NOTE
• To select Long Paper (up to 863mm) for Document Size, use these settings:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scan: Off
• If you want to save the settings as a new default, press Set New Default.
• If you want to restore all settings to the factory settings, press Factory Reset.
g
Press Start.
The machine starts scanning, and then the scanned data is saved on the USB flash memory drive.
NOTE
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.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove the USB flash memory drive while the machine is scanning to the USB flash memory
drive to avoid damaging the drive or the data stored on it.
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Send Scanned Documents Directly to an Email Address (ADS-1600W only)
a
b
c
d
4
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:
4
 If you want to select an email address from the Address Book, see Select an Email Address from the
Address Book on page 138.
 If you want to enter an email address manually, see Enter an Email Address Manually on page 139.
NOTE
You can select up to 100 E-mail addresses from the Address Book and enter up to 50 E-mail addresses
manually. The scanned data will be sent to all of the addresses at the same time.
e
Press OK and then do one of the following:
 If you want to use the default settings, go to h.
 If you want to change the default settings, go to f.
f
g
Press Options.
Select the settings for 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, Document Size,
Auto Deskew and Skip Blank Page as needed. Press OK.
NOTE
• If you want to save the settings as a new default, press Set New Default.
• If you want to restore all settings to the factory settings, press Factory Reset.
h
Press Start.
The machine starts scanning and then sends the scanned document to the E-mail address directly.
NOTE
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.
Select an Email Address from the Address Book
a
b
c
Press d or c to display to E-mail Server.
d
Press
4
Press to E-mail Server.
Press Address Book.
. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
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e
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.
f
g
h
Press a or b until you find the name you are looking for.
Press the name from the result.
Press Apply.
NOTE
4
• If you want to register an E-mail address in the Address Book, see Set Up the Address Book (ADS-1600W
only) on page 153.
• You can select up to 100 E-mail addresses from the Address Book and enter up to 50 E-mail addresses
manually. The scanned data will be sent to all of the addresses at the same time.
Enter an Email Address Manually
a
b
c
d
e
4
Press d or c to display to E-mail Server.
Press to E-mail Server.
Press Manual. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
Enter an email address and then press OK.
Press OK.
NOTE
You can enter up to 50 email addresses manually. The scanned data will be sent to all of the addresses
at the same time.
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Scan Plastic Cards
4
(ADS-1100W)
a
b
c
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
 Press
4
for Scan to PC (USB Connect).
or
for Scan to PC (Network Connect) or Scan to FTP.
NOTE
• You need to assign the Scan to PC (Network Connect) feature to
or
before starting Scan
to PC (Network Connect). See Scan to PC (Network Connect) on page 129.
• You need to assign the Scan to FTP feature to
or
before starting Scan to FTP. See Scan
Documents Directly to an FTP Server on page 114.
d
Press
. The machine starts scanning.
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
d
e
Register a shortcut (see Card Scan on page 158).
Close the Top Cover if it is open.
Load a plastic card (see Loading a Plastic Card on page 39).
Press your configured shortcut.
Press Start. The machine starts scanning.
NOTE
To configure the settings in detail, see Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®) on page 141 or Change
Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh) on page 147 for Scan to PC, or Scan Documents Directly to an FTP
Server on page 114 for Scan to FTP.
Upload Scanned Documents to the Web (ADS-1600W only)
4
Scan to Web lets you scan a document and upload it directly to Web Services. See the Web Connect Guide.
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Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®)
a
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
b
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
4
4
c
Click the Device Scan Settings button. The Device Scan Settings dialog box will appear.
d
Select the tab for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image, OCR, E-mail, or File).
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e
Change the settings.
The following settings can be changed.
Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
File Type
Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. Yes
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
• To save the document as a password-protected PDF,
select Secure PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type drop-
4
down list, click the
(Set PDF Password) button,
and enter the password (Image, E-mail and File only).
• Searchable PDF is a file format that includes the text
data layer over a scanned image. This layer allows you
to search the text on the image data. The OCR
language setting must be set to match the language
you want to make the searchable PDF for.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, select
Searchable PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type dropdown list.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF,
Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE must be installed on
your computer.
• Several file types such as TIFF, TIFF Multi-Page, PDF,
Secure PDF and JPEG support file size compression.
Select Uncompressed or Compressed to adjust the
file size for TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page. For PDF, Secure
PDF and JPEG, use the slider to adjust the file size
(not available for Scan to OCR).
Target
Application
Select the destination application from the drop-down list. Yes
Yes
-
-
OCR Language
Set to match the language of the scanned document’s
text.
-
Yes
-
-
File Name
Click the Change button for Image, OCR or E-mail. Enter
a prefix for the file name if needed.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Destination File
Path
Click the Change button and then the folder icon to
change the folder you would like to save your scanned
document to.
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Destination
Folder
Click the folder icon and browse to the folder you would
like to save your scanned document to. Check
Show Folder to automatically display the destination
folder after scanning.
-
-
-
Yes
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Setting
File size
Description
You can adjust the File size by moving the slider to the
right or left.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
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. Higher resolutions take more memory and
transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scan Type
Lets you select from a range of scan colour depth.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
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. Black dots are put in a specific
pattern to give a grey appearance.)
True Grey
Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is
more exact due to using up to 256 shades of grey.
24bit Colour
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image.
Although using 24bit Colour creates an image with the
most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most
memory and has the longest transfer time.
Auto
Uses suitable colours for your document automatically. 1
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. 1
NOTE
• If you select a 2 in 1 document size, two scanned
images will be combined into one document.
• You can select Long Paper when you configure the
settings as following:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scanning: Off
1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Brightness
Contrast
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
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. You can also enter a value in the box to
set the level. If the scanned image is too light, set a lower
Brightness level and scan the document again. If the
image is too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan
the document again.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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.
An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the
image, while a decrease reveals more details in grey
areas. You can also enter a value in the box to set the
Contrast.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting
Scan Type to Auto, Grey (Error Diffusion), True
Grey or 24bit Colour.
2-sided Scanning If you check this box, the machine scans both sides of the
document. When using the automatic 2-sided (duplex)
scan feature, you must 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.
NOTE
The 2-sided (duplex) scanning feature is available with
lengths up to Legal size.
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Setting
Plastic Card
Mode
Description
Lets you scan cards, such as driver's licenses or
insurance cards, using these automatic settings:
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
 Document Size: 2 in 1 (Auto)
 2-sided Scanning: On (Short-edge binding)
 Auto Deskew: On
4
 Auto Image Rotation: Off
NOTE
• If you want to scan a plastic card with different settings,
set Plastic Card Mode to off and Resolution to 600
dpi.
• Load only one plastic card at a time.
Default
f
Restore all settings to their factory default values.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Click the Advanced Settings button. The Advanced Settings dialog box will appear.
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g
Change the settings.
The following settings can be changed.
Setting
Description
Auto Deskew
Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
data. 1
Auto Image
Rotation
Changes the direction of the document based on the text
orientation. 1
Yes
Bleed Through
Prevention/
Remove
Background
Colour
Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided
document, and also allows you to remove the base colour
of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned
data more recognizable. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Skip Blank Page
Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning
results. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Display Scanning Shows the numbers of total pages saved and blank pages
Results
skipped on your computer screen.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1
h
i
4
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
Click the OK button to close the Advanced Settings dialog box.
Click the OK button to close the Device Scan Settings dialog box.
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Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh)
a
4
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
4
b
While holding down the Control key click a button for the Scan-to action you want to change (Image,
OCR, E-mail, or File). The Scan-to action setting dialog box will appear (the example below uses
Image).
c
Click the Device Button tab.
d
Change the settings.
The following settings can be changed.
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Setting
Target
Application
(for Image, OCR
and File) or
E-mail
Application
(for E-mail)
Description
You can select which application is used to open scanned
data. Only applications installed on your computer can be
selected.
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
 Add button
You can add an application to the drop-down list. Enter
the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and
select your preferred application by clicking the
Browse button. Also select the File Type from the
drop-down list.
4
 Delete button
You can delete an application that you have added.
Select the Application Name and click the Delete
button.
File Type
Select the file type you want to use for the scanned data. Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Yes
Yes
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).
• Searchable PDF is a file format that includes the text
data layer over a scanned image. This layer allows you
to search the text on the image data. The OCR
language setting must be set to match the language
you want to make the searchable PDF for.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, select
Searchable PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type dropdown list.
• To save the document as a searchable PDF, Presto!
PageManager must be installed on your computer
from the supplied DVD-ROM.
• Several file types such as TIFF, TIFF Multi-Page, PDF,
Secure PDF and JPEG support file size compression.
Select Uncompressed or Compressed to adjust the
file size for TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page. For PDF, Secure
PDF and JPEG, use the slider to adjust the file size
(not available for Scan to OCR).
File size
You can adjust the File size by moving the slider to the
right or left.
Yes
NOTE
File size can be adjusted depending on your selected
File Type.
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Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
OCR Software
Shows the application to extract the editable text data
from the document.
-
Yes
-
-
OCR Language
Set to match the language of the scanned document’s
text.
-
Yes
-
-
File Name
Click the Change button for Image, OCR or E-mail. Enter
a prefix for the file name if needed.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Destination File
Path
Click the Change button and then the Browse button to
change the folder you would like to save your scanned
document to.
Yes
Yes
Yes
-
Destination
Folder
Click Browse and browse to the folder you would like to save your scanned document to. Check Show Folder to
automatically display the destination folder after scanning.
-
-
Yes
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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scan Type
Lets you select from a range of scan colour depth.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
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 grey images without
using true grey dots. Black dots are put in a specific
pattern to give a grey appearance.)
True Gray
Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is
more exact due to using up to 256 shades of grey.
24bit Color
Uses up to 16.8 million colours to scan the image.
Although using 24bit Color creates an image with the
most accurate colour reproduction, it requires the most
memory and has the longest transfer time.
Auto
Uses suitable colours for your document automatically. 1
1
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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Setting
Document Size
Description
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. 1
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
4
• If you select a 1 to 2 document size, the scanned
image will be divided into two documents that are half
the size of the setting. If you select 1 to 2 (A4), the
scanned image will be divided into two 5.8  8.3 in.
documents.
• To do 1 to 2 scanning or 2 in 1 scanning, uncheck the
Auto Image Rotation check box in the
Advanced Settings dialog box.
• If you select a 2 in 1 document size, two scanned
images will be combined into one document.
• You can select Long Paper when you configure the
settings as following:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scanning: Off
2-sided Scanning If you check this box, the machine scans both sides of the
document. When using the automatic 2-sided (duplex)
scan feature, you must 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.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
The 2-sided (duplex) scanning feature is available with
lengths up to Legal size.
Restore Defaults
1
Restore all settings to their factory default values.
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
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e
Click the Advanced Settings button. The Advanced Settings dialog box will appear.
4
f
Change the settings.
The following settings can be changed.
Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
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. You can set the Brightness
level by dragging the slider to the right or left to lighten or
darken the image. If the scanned image is too light, set a
lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the
image is too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan
the document again.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Contrast
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. You can increase or decrease
the contrast level by moving the slider to the right or left.
An increase emphasizes dark and light areas of the
image, while a decrease reveals more details in grey
areas.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
NOTE
The Contrast setting is only available when setting
Scan Type to Auto, Gray (Error Diffusion),
True Gray or 24bit Color.
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Setting
Description
Applicable Feature
Image
OCR
E-mail
File
Auto Deskew
Corrects the skew (within 5 degrees) of the scanned
data. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Image
Rotation
Changes the direction of the document based on the text
orientation. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bleed Through
Prevention/
Remove
Background
Color
Prevents the Bleed Through phenomenon on a two-sided
document, and also allows you to remove the base colour
of documents such as newspapers to make the scanned
data more recognizable. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Skip Blank Page
Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning
results. 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Display Scanning Shows the numbers of total pages saved and blank pages
Results
skipped on your computer screen.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1
g
h
4
Depending upon the condition of the original document, this function may not work properly.
Click the OK button to close the Advanced Settings dialog box.
Click the OK button to close the setting dialog box.
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Set Up the Address Book (ADS-1600W only)
4
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.
Register an E-mail Address
4
You can register up to 100 email addresses and enter a name for each address.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
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 Add New Address.
Press Add New Address and then Name.
Enter a name and then press OK.
Press Address.
Enter an email address and then press OK.
Press OK.
Change an Email Address
a
b
c
d
e
f
Press d or c to display to E-mail Server.
g
Do one of the following:
4
Press to E-mail Server, Address Book and then Edit.
Press a or b to display Change.
Press Change.
Press a or b until you find the email address you want to change.
Press the email Address. If the email address is used in one or more shortcuts, the LCD shows you that
the address in the shortcut(s) will also change. Press OK.
 If you want to change the name, go to step h.
 If you want to change the E-mail address, go to step j.
h
Press Name. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
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i
j
k
l
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. The shortcut settings will
automatically change.
Delete an Email Address
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
4
4
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 email address you want to delete.
Press the E-mail address and then OK.
Press Yes.
NOTE
You cannot delete an E-mail address used in a shortcut. Delete the shortcut first (see Rename or Delete
a Shortcut on page 159).
Set Up a Group
4
You can register up to 6 groups.
NOTE
Before setting up a group, you need to register more than one email address.
a
b
c
d
e
f
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 Setup Groups.
Press Setup Groups and then Name.
Enter a group name and then press OK.
Press Add/Delete.
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g
h
i
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
4
You can rename a group, add an E-mail address to a group or delete an E-mail address from a group.
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
4
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 Change.
Press Change.
Press a or b until you find the group you want to change.
Press the group name.
Do one of the following:
 If you want to rename the group, go to step h.
 If you want to add an E-mail address to the group, go to step j.
 If you want to delete an E-mail address from the group, go to step j.
h
i
j
k
l
m
n
o
Press Name. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
Enter a new group name. Go to step n.
Press a or b to display Add/Delete.
Press Add/Delete.
Press a or b until you find the E-mail address you want to add or delete.
Press the E-mail address.
Press OK.
Press OK.
Delete a Group
a
b
c
4
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.
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d
e
f
g
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.
4
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Set Up the Shortcuts (ADS-1600W only)
4
Register a Shortcut
4
Basic Scan
4
You can set up 12 shortcut menus.
a
Press Shortcuts.
b
Press
c
d
e
Press a or b until you find the shortcut type you want to create.
4
.
Press the shortcut type and then OK.
Do one of the following:
 to USB
Configure settings for 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, Document Size,
File Name, Auto Deskew and Skip Blank Page as needed.
Press OK and then Save as Shortcut.
NOTE
To select Long Paper (up to 863mm) for Document Size, use these settings:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scan: Off
 to File, to OCR, to Image and to E-mail
Select the type of scan and destination computer and then go to f.
 to E-mail Server
Configure settings for E-mail address(es), 2-sided Scan, Scan Type, Resolution, File Type,
Document Size, Auto Deskew and Skip Blank Page as needed.
Press OK and then Save as Shortcut.
NOTE
To select Long Paper (up to 863mm) for Document Size, use these settings:
• Auto Deskew: Off
• 2-sided Scan: Off
 to Network and to FTP
Select a profile name and then go to f.
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 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.
1
Press a or b to display the available services, and then press the desired service.
2
Press a or b to display your account name, and press it.
3
If the PIN entry screen is displayed, enter the four-digit PIN and press OK.
4
Select the function you want.
4
NOTE
The functions that can be set vary depending on the chosen service.
f
g
h
Confirm your settings and then press OK. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
Enter a shortcut name and then press OK.
Press OK.
Card Scan
4
You can set up 4 shortcut menus
a
b
c
Close the Top Cover if it is open.
d
Press
e
f
Press a or b until you find the shortcut type you want to create.
Press
.
Open the Top Cover.
.
Press the shortcut type and then OK.
NOTE
If the machine is connected to multiple computers, select the destination computer from the PC Name list.
g
h
i
Press Save. The software keyboard will appear on the LCD.
Enter a shortcut name and then press OK.
Press OK.
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Scan from the Control Panel of the Machine
Rename or Delete a Shortcut
Basic Scan
4
4
a
Press Shortcuts.
b
Press Edit/Delete.
c
d
e
Press the shortcut you want to rename or delete.
4
Press Edit Shortcut Name or Delete.
Do one of the following:
 Edit Shortcut Name
The software keyboard will appear on the LCD. Enter a new shortcut name and then press OK.
 Delete
The LCD shows you the shortcut name you are deleting. Press Yes.
Card Scan
a
b
c
d
e
f
4
Close the Top Cover if it is open.
Press
.
Open the Top Cover.
Press a shortcut you want to rename or delete.
Press Edit Card Scan Shortcut Name or Delete.
Do one of the following:
 Edit Card Scan Shortcut Name
The software keyboard will appear on the LCD. Enter a new shortcut name and then press OK.
 Delete
Press Yes.
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Managing the Machine from Your
Computer
5
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer
(Windows®)
5
The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of one or more devices,
allowing you to get immediate notification of error messages such as document jam.
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer
5
5
Do one of the following:
 Double-click the
icon in the task tray.
 (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows ® 7)
Click
(Start) > All Programs > Brother > ADS-XXXXX > Status Monitor.
 (Windows® 8)
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.
• Looking for replacement supplies?
Lets you access the Brother genuine supplies web site by clicking the Looking for replacement
supplies? button.
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• Pick-up Roller Count
Displays the Pick-up Roller replacement cycle.
• 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
a
5
Right-click the Brother Status Monitor icon and then click Enable error notifications. to clear the
check mark.
What are the Status Monitor Indicators?
5
Once you start up your computer, the Brother Status Monitor icon appears on the tasktray.
A green icon indicates the normal stand-by condition.
A yellow icon indicates a warning.
A red icon indicates an error has occurred.
A grey icon indicates the offline condition.
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Managing the Machine from Your Computer
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer
(Macintosh)
5
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.
Monitor the Status of the Machine from Your Computer
a
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
b
Select the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
5
5
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c
Click the Status Monitor button.
The Status Monitor window will appear and display the status of devices.
5
 Troubleshooting
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.
 Separation Pad Count
Displays the Separation Pad replacement cycle.
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Turn the AutoLoad Feature On/Off (ControlCenter2)
a
5
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
5
b
Click Configuration and then select Preferences.
The ControlCenter2 Preferences window will appear.
c
d
Check (or uncheck) Start ControlCenter on computer startup.
Click the OK button.
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Set Up the Brother Machine from Your Computer
5
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.
NOTE
• If an error occurs, Remote Setup will not start. Correct the error and then try to start Remote Setup again.
• Windows®
• If your computer is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use Remote Setup, you may need to
configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137 and 161.
5
• If you are using Windows® Firewall and you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the DVD-ROM, the necessary
Firewall settings have already been made.
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
5
b
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
NOTE
You can also start Remote Setup by following the instructions below:
• (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows ® 7)
Click
(Start) > All Programs > Brother > ADS-XXXXX > Remote Setup.
• (Windows® 8)
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.
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Managing the Machine from Your Computer
c
Select a menu in the folder tree and then configure the settings as needed (the example below uses
General Setup).
 Windows®
5
 Macintosh
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 OK
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.
 Apply
Lets you upload data to the machine without exiting the Remote Setup application.
Remote Setup synchronizes the date and time of the machine with the connected computer during
startup.
5
NOTE
• You can use the Export button to save all your settings for your machine.
• (Windows®)
If your computer is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use Remote Setup, you may need to configure
the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137.
• If you are using Windows® Firewall and you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the DVD-ROM, the necessary
Firewall settings have already been made.
• (Macintosh)
If you need to change the machine that was registered to your computer during the installation of MFL-Pro
Suite (see the Quick Setup Guide), or if the network environment was changed, you need to specify the
new machine. Open the Device Selector and choose the new machine. (For network users only)
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6
Routine Maintenance
Clean the Outside of the Machine
a
6
6
Wipe the outside of the machine with a dry, soft, and lint-free cloth to remove dust.
6
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Routine Maintenance
Clean the Scanner
6
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.
a
b
Unplug the machine from the electrical socket.
Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
6
2
c
In the document feeder unit, clean the glass strips (1) (2) with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water.
1
2
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IMPORTANT
Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise, you
could cause serious damage to the machine.
6
d
Pinch the Pick-up Roller Cover (1) and then pull the cover up.
1
e
Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the right edge.
1
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f
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.
g
Pinch and pull the Pick-up Roller out of the machine.
h
i
Clean the Pick-up Roller with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water.
6
Place the Pick-up Roller into the machine.
NOTE
Confirm the left and right sides of the Pick-up Roller before attaching it.
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Routine Maintenance
j
Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the left edge while turning the Pick-up Roller.
1
6
k
l
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. If you feel dirt or debris, clean the glass again
concentrating on that area. You may need to repeat the cleaning process three or four times. To test, scan
a document after each cleaning attempt.
When there is a spot of dirt or
correction fluid on the glass
strip the scanned sample
shows a vertical line.
After the glass strip is cleaned
the vertical line is gone.
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Replace Consumables
6
The Status Monitor will tell you when the machine detects that consumables are near the end of their life.
Order Consumables
6
The following table lists the part numbers of consumables and rough guidelines for replacing these parts.
No.
1
Part Name
Separation Pad
Part No.
SP-C0001
Standard Replacement Cycle
10,000 sheets (A4 or Letter) or 1 year
6
2
Pick-up Roller
PUR-C0001
3
Receipt Carrier Sheet
CS-RE001
50,000 sheets (A4 or Letter) or 1 year
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.
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Check Consumable Replacement Cycle
6
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the Status Monitor application.
 Windows®
Double-click the
icon in the task tray.
The Status Monitor window will appear.
6
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Select the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
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3
Click the Status Monitor button.
The Status Monitor window will appear.
6
(ADS-1600W)
a
b
c
d
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.
Replace the Separation Pad
6
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.
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a
Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
2
b
6
Slide the Separation Pad Holder up.
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IMPORTANT
Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise, you
could cause serious damage to the machine.
6
c
Pinch and pull the Separation Pad upward.
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d
e
f
g
Attach a new Separation Pad.
6
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).
• The error message on the Status Monitor has been cleared.
• The LCD or LED indications do not show Replace Pad and Replace Parts.
Replace the Pick-up Roller
6
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.
a
Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
2
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b
Pinch the Pick-up Roller Cover (1) and then pull the cover up.
1
c
Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) all the way to the right.
6
1
d
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.
e
Pinch and pull the Pick-up Roller out of the machine.
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f
Place a new Pick-up Roller into the machine.
NOTE
Identify the left and right sides of the Pick-up Roller before attaching it.
6
g
Slide the Pick-up Roller (1) to the left edge while turning the Pick-up Roller.
1
h
i
j
Close the Pick-up Roller Cover firmly.
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 Pick-up Roller Count is 0 (see Check Consumable Replacement Cycle on page 175).
• The error message on the Status Monitor has been cleared.
• The LCD or LED indications do not show Replace Roller and Replace Pad.
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Routine Maintenance
Reset the Usage Counters
6
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
6
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
6
b
c
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear.
d
Do one of the following:
Select Machine Info. in the folder tree and then configure scan settings as needed (the example below
uses Windows ®).
 To reset the counter for the Separation Pad, check the Separation Pad check box for Reset Counter
for Consumables.
 To reset the counter for the Pick-up Roller, check the Pick-up Roller check box for Reset Counter
for Consumables.
e
Click Apply and then OK.
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(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
b
c
d
e
Press a or b to display Machine Info.
(Settings).
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.
f
The LCD shows the confirmation message. Press Yes.
g
Press
6
.
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Routine Maintenance
Packing and Shipping the Machine
6
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.
a
Fold the Document Support Arms (1) and then close the Top Cover (2) gently.
1
2
6
b
Wrap the machine in the bag it originally came in.
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c
Pack the machine and the printed materials in the original carton with the original packing material as
shown below.
6
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.
d
Close the carton and tape it shut.
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Troubleshooting
7
Identifying Your Problem
7
First, check the following:
7
 The AC adapter is connected correctly and the machine is turned on.
 All of the protective parts have been removed.
 The Front Cover, Separation Pad Cover and Pick-up Roller Cover are completely closed.
 The interface cable is securely connected to the machine and the computer.
 The correct driver for the machine has been installed.
 The computer is connected to the correct port on the machine.
Error and Maintenance Messages
7
As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur and consumable items may need to be replaced.
If this happens, your machine identifies the problem and shows an error message. The most common error
and maintenance messages are shown below (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.
Error Message
Cause
Action
Replace Pad
The Separation Pad has been used over
10,000 times.
Replace the Separation Pad with a new one.
Scanning errors may occur if you do not replace
the part. See Replace the Separation Pad
on page 176.
Replace Roller
The Pick-up Roller has been used over
50,000 times.
Replace the Pick-up Roller with a new one.
Scanning errors may occur if you do not replace
the part. See Replace the Pick-up Roller
on page 179.
Replace Parts
The Separation Pad has been used over
10,000 times and the Pick-up Roller has
been used over 50,000 times.
Replace the Separation Pad and the Pick-up
Roller with new ones. Scanning errors may occur
if you do not replace the parts. See Replace the
Separation Pad on page 176 and Replace the
Pick-up Roller on page 179.
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Troubleshooting
Error Message
Cause
Action
Out of Memory
The machine's memory is full and the
machine cannot scan the entire
document.
Press
and do one of the following:
 Decrease the scanner resolution.
 Reduce the number of the documents.
Unable to Scan XX
A machine error is occurring.
(XX is an error code.)
Document Jam
 The Document Guides are not set to
the correct document size.
 The settings are not suitable for your
document.
 Paper dust has accumulated on the
surface of the Pick-up Roller or
Separation Pad.
 The document is unacceptable for the
machine.
 The document is not loaded properly.
Turn the machine off and then on, and then try to
scan again. If the error is not cleared after turning
the machine off and then on, make a note of the
error message and report it to your dealer or to
Brother Customer Service.
Clear the document jam (see Document Jam
on page 191) and then do the following:
 Adjust the Document Guides to fit the width of
the document. When Scan Size is set to Auto
and you are scanning a document that
contains multiple page sizes, insert narrow
pages straight and as close to the centre of the
machine as possible. If the document will not
be fed straight, use Continuous Scanning.
 Confirm the settings. See Important in
Document Jam on page 191.
 Clean the Pick-up Roller and Separation Pad.
See Clean the Scanner on page 170.
 Load the acceptable document for the
machine. See Acceptable Document
on page 28.
 Load your document properly (see Loading
Standard Size Documents on page 33), and
then try again.
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Troubleshooting
Error Message
Card Jam
Cause
 The machine was turned on while a
plastic card was inserted into the
machine.
 The Card Slot Guide is not adjusted to
fit the width of the plastic card.
 Plastic Card Mode was not set.
 The card is unacceptable for the
machine.
Action
Clear the card jam (see Card Jam on page 193)
and then do the following:
 Make sure that any plastic card is not left in the
Card Slot.
 Adjust the Card Slot Guide to fit the width of the
plastic card before inserting the card into the
machine.
 Set Plastic Card Mode. See one of the
following:
• Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter4)
(Windows®) on page 65
• Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2)
(Macintosh) on page 84
• Change Scan to PC Settings (Windows®)
on page 141
• Change Scan to PC Settings (Macintosh)
on page 147
 Load the acceptable card for the machine. See
Acceptable Document on page 28.
There is a card in the
card slot.
The Top Cover was opened while a
plastic card was inserted into the
machine.
Close the Top Cover. Do not open the Top Cover
while a plastic card is inserted into the Card Slot.
Do not insert card
A plastic card was inserted while the Top
Cover was open.
Clear the card jam (see Card Jam on page 193).
Do not insert a plastic card into the Card Slot while
the Top Cover is open.
Unusable Device
An unusable device is inserted in the
USB port.
Disconnect the device. Turn the machine off and
then on.
Unusable USB Device An unsupported USB device is inserted
in the USB direct interface.
Remove the unsupported USB device, such as a
mouse or mobile device that does not support
USB flash memory drive mode, from the USB
direct interface.
Hub is Unusable
A hub or USB flash memory drive with a
hub is inserted in the USB direct
interface.
Remove the unsupported device, such as a USB
hub or USB flash memory drive with a hub, from
the USB direct interface.
Too Many Files on
USB
Your machine cannot save to a USB
flash memory drive if it contains too many
files.
Remove the USB flash memory drive, press
. Delete unused files or folders from the
Brother folder of the USB flash memory drive and
then try again.
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Troubleshooting
Error Message
Cause
Action
File Name Cannot Be
Used
The maximum sequential number for the
file name has been reached.
Press
and then do one of the following:
 Delete unused files from the USB flash
memory drive and then try again.
 Change the file name. See Save Scanned
Documents on a USB Flash Memory Drive
on page 135.
Authenticate Err
The FTP user name and password you
entered are incorrect or not configured
correctly.
Confirm that the user name and password are
configured or entered correctly and then try again.
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.
Sending Error
—
(Scan to FTP)
Check the following and then try again.
 You have writing permission for the destination
folder.
 The hard disk containing the destination folder
is not full.
(For example, if the hard disk is full, free some
disk space and then try again.)
Address Book Full
The Address Book is full.
Delete unnecessary E-mail addresses and then
try again.
The maximum number of shortcuts has
been reached.
Delete unnecessary shortcuts and then try again.
The maximum number of E-mail
addresses in a shortcut has been
reached.
Delete unnecessary E-mail addresses and then
try again.
The E-mail address is registered in a
shortcut.
You cannot delete an E-mail address used in a
shortcut. Delete the shortcut first, and then try
again.
No Scan to FTP profile or Scan to
Network profile is registered.
Configure the Scan to FTP profile or the Scan to
Network profile before using Scan to FTP or Scan
to Network. See Scan Documents Directly to an
FTP Server on page 114 or Scan Documents
Directly to a CIFS Server (Windows®)
(ADS-1600W only) on page 122.
(ADS-1600W only)
Shortcuts Full
(ADS-1600W only)
Registration Failed
(Shortcut)
(ADS-1600W only)
Cannot Delete
(ADS-1600W only)
No Profile Set
(ADS-1600W only)
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Troubleshooting
Document Jam
7
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.
a
b
Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.
Open the Front Cover by pulling the Cover Release Lever toward you (1).
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1
c
Pull the jammed document out of the machine.
NOTE
Check for ripped paper inside the machine. Remove any ripped paper you find inside the machine.
d
e
Close the Front Cover.
Press
.
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IMPORTANT
• Be careful when touching the Separation Pad and its surrounding area in the machine. Otherwise the
quality of your documents may be reduced.
7
• To avoid damage to the jammed document, DO NOT pull the document out before opening the Front
Cover.
• Take out any paper from the ADF before closing the Front Cover.
• To avoid future document jams, do the following:
• Close the Front Cover correctly by pushing it gently in the middle.
• Configure the settings for your document correctly.
• Clean the Separation Pad and Pick-up Roller. To clean the Separation pad, see Replace the Separation
Pad on page 176 to refer how to pull the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean the rubber side
of the Separation Pad with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water, and then attach the Separation
Pad in the machine. To clean the Pick-up Roller, see Clean the Scanner on page 170.
• Stagger the pages and then load your document. See Loading Documents on page 32.
• Make sure your document is acceptable for the machine. See Acceptable Document on page 28.
• Load your document correctly. See Loading Documents on page 32.
• Load no more than 20 pages at a time.
• Load the card vertically when scanning cards.
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Troubleshooting
Long Paper Jam
7
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
• Change Scan Settings (ControlCenter2) (Macintosh) on page 84
 When you scan from the machine (ADS-1600W only)
In order to select Long Paper (up to 863 mm) for Document Size on the Control Panel, confirm the
following settings:
(Scan to USB/FTP/Network/E-mail Server)
• 2-sided Scan: Off
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• Scan Type: Colour or Black and White
• Auto Deskew: Off
• Skip Blank Page: Off
(Scan to PC)
• 2-sided Scan: Off
• Auto Deskew: Off
Card Jam
a
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Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
2
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b
Remove the jammed card.
c
d
Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover.
Press
(for ADS-1100W) or
7
(for ADS-1600W).
NOTE
To avoid future card jams, see Card Jam on page 189.
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Troubleshooting
7
IMPORTANT
For technical help, you must call the country where you bought the machine. Calls must be made from
within that country.
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.
Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
Using non-Brother supplies may affect the scan quality, hardware performance, and machine reliability.
If you are having difficulty with your machine
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7
Scanning Difficulties
7
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
TWAIN or WIA errors
appear when starting
to scan. (Windows®)
TWAIN or WIA driver has not been
chosen as the primary source in your
scanning application.
Make sure the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver is
chosen as the primary source in your scanning
application. For example, in Nuance™
PaperPort™ 12SE, click Scan Settings and then
Select to select the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver.
TWAIN errors appear
when starting to scan.
(Macintosh)
TWAIN driver has not been chosen as
the primary source in your scanning
application.
Make sure the Brother TWAIN driver is chosen as
the primary source.
In Presto! PageManager, click File, Select Source
and select the Brother TWAIN driver.
Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x and 10.8.x users can also
scan documents using the ICA Scanner Driver.
OCR does not work.
 The scanner resolution is too low.
 Increase the scanner resolution.
 (Macintosh users)
 (Macintosh users)
Presto! PageManager has not been
installed on your computer.
Vertical lines are seen Paper dust has accumulated on the
in the scanned image. surface of the glass strips.
Make sure you have installed Presto!
PageManager from the supplied DVD-ROM on
your computer.
Clean the glass strips inside the machine. See
Clean the Scanner on page 170.
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Troubleshooting
Difficulty
The scanned image is
missing.
Cause
 The Document Guides are not
adjusted to fit the width of the
document.
 The Auto Deskew feature was set to
On when the document was
scanned.
 The settings are not suitable for your
document. For example, a A4-size
document was fed when A5 was
selected as document size.
The scanned image is
skewed.
Suggestions
 Adjust the Document Guides to fit the width of
the document. When Scan Size is set to Auto
and you are scanning a document that contains
multiple page sizes, insert narrow pages straight
and as close to the centre of the machine as
possible. If the document does not stay straight
while feeding, use Continuous Scanning.
 Set Auto Deskew to Off.
 Make sure the document size settings are
suitable for your document.
 The card was loaded horizontally.
 Load the card vertically.
 The Document Guides are not
adjusted to fit the width of the
document.
 Adjust the Document Guides to fit the width of
the document. When Scan Size is set to Auto
and you are scanning a document that contains
multiple page sizes, insert narrow pages straight
and as close to the centre of the machine as
possible. If the document does not stay straight
while feeding, use Continuous Scanning.
 The Auto Deskew feature was set to
Off when the document was
scanned.
 Set Auto Deskew to On.
The scan speed is too
slow.
The document was not
fed.
The resolution is not suitable for your
document.
 Paper dust has accumulated on the
surface of the Pick-up Roller or
Separation Pad.
 Too many documents are loaded in
the document feeder at a time.
 There are foreign objects in the
document feeder.
 Your document is too thin or too
thick.
 Remote Setup is in process.
 Paper ejection has paused.
 The Separation Pad Cover is not
properly closed.
Decrease the scanner resolution.
 Clean the Separation Pad and Pick-up Roller.
To clean the Separation pad, see Replace the
Separation Pad on page 176 to refer how to pull
the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean
the rubber side of the Separation Pad with a soft
lint-free cloth moistened with water, and then
attach the Separation Pad in the machine. To
clean the Pick-up Roller, see Clean the Scanner
on page 170.
 Make sure your document is acceptable for the
machine. See Acceptable Document
on page 28.
 Remove any foreign objects or ripped paper
from the document feeder.
 Cancel Remote Setup.
 Finish ejecting the paper.
 Securely close the Separation Pad Cover until
the hooks fit into the Front Cover.
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7
Troubleshooting
Difficulty
The document is
jammed.
Cause
 Paper dust has accumulated on the
surface of the Pick-up Roller or
Separation Pad.
 There are foreign objects in the
document feeder.
 Your document is not acceptable for
the machine.
 A receipt is scanned without using
the Receipt Carrier Sheet.
Suggestions
 Clean the Separation Pad and Pick-up Roller.
To clean the Separation pad, see Replace the
Separation Pad on page 176 to refer how to pull
the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean
the rubber side of the Separation Pad with a soft
lint-free cloth moistened with water, and then
attach the Separation Pad in the machine. To
clean the Pick-up Roller, see Clean the Scanner
on page 170.
 Remove any foreign objects or ripped paper
from the document feeder.
 Make sure your document is acceptable for the
machine. See Acceptable Document
on page 28.
 Scan the receipt using the Receipt Carrier
Sheet. See Loading a Receipt on page 37, and
Scan Receipts Using BR-Receipts (Windows®)
on page 90 or Scan Receipts Using BRReceipts (Macintosh) on page 102.
The scan quality is
poor.
 Paper dust has accumulated on the
surface of the Pick-up Roller or
Separation Pad.
 Paper dust has accumulated on the
surface of the glass strips inside the
machine.
 The resolution is too low.
 Clean the Separation Pad and Pick-up Roller.
To clean the Separation pad, see Replace the
Separation Pad on page 176 to refer how to pull
the Separation Pad out from the machine, clean
the rubber side of the Separation Pad with a soft
lint-free cloth moistened with water, and then
attach the Separation Pad in the machine. To
clean the Pick-up Roller, see Clean the Scanner
on page 170.
 Clean the glass strips inside the machine. See
Clean the Scanner on page 170.
 Increase the scanner resolution.
The machine pauses
for about 3 seconds
between each page
when scanning.
The machine has entered motor save
mode. If you scan continuously, the
internal temperature of the machine
may increase, causing the machine to
enter motor save mode.
This is normal and you may continue to scan. If you
scan continuously, the internal temperature of the
machine may increase, causing the machine to
enter motor save mode.
NOTE
The length of the pause may vary
depending on the scanning
conditions.
Bleed through is seen
in the scan data.
The settings are not appropriate for the
type of document being scanned.
Check the Bleed Through Prevention/Remove
Background Colour check box.
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Troubleshooting
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
Colours in the
scanned data are
dark.
The settings are not appropriate for the
type of document being scanned.
Do one of the following:
 Check the Bleed Through Prevention/Remove
Background Colour check box and then scan
from your computer.
 Change Brightness higher and then scan from
your computer.
 Change Contrast higher and then scan from
your computer.
 Change Scan Type to Grey or Colour and then
scan from your computer.
A page that is not a
blank page is skipped.
Cannot scan a long
document.
 The document is too light.
Set Skip Blank Page to Off.
 Skip Blank Page is set to On.
Long Paper is not selected for the
document size.
Select Long Paper for the document size. If you
cannot select Long Paper, set both Auto Deskew
and 2-sided Scanning to off. In addition, when
scanning from the machine’s Control Panel, set
Skip Blank Page to off and set Scan Type to an
option other than Auto. Then, you can select Long
Paper for the document size.
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 Long Paper Jam on page 193
Cannot set Auto
Deskew to On when
trying to scan using
Scan to USB.
The document size is set to an option
other than Auto.
Set the document size to Auto.
A multifeed occurs.
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
7
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
The plastic card is
jammed.
The machine was turned on while a
plastic card was inserted into the
machine.
Clear the card jam (see Card Jam on page 193).
The scanned image is
skewed.
The Card Slot Guide is not adjusted to
fit the width of the plastic card.
Adjust the Card Slot Guide to fit the width of the
plastic card before inserting the card into the
machine.
To avoid future jams, do not leave a plastic card in
the machine.
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Troubleshooting
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
A plastic card error
occurs while a plastic
card is inserted into
the machine.
The Top Cover was opened while a
plastic card was inserted into the
machine.
(ADS-1100W)
Close the Top Cover, and then press
.
(ADS-1600W)
Close the Top Cover, and then press Eject card.
To avoid future errors, do one of the following:
 Do not open the Top Cover while a plastic card
is inserted into the machine.
 Close the Top Cover before inserting a plastic
card into the machine.
A plastic card error
occurs while the Top
Cover is open.
A plastic card was inserted while the
Top Cover was open.
Remove the jammed card from the machine. To
avoid future error, do not insert a plastic card into
the machine while the Top Cover is open.
A plastic card error
occurs while the
machine is scanning
using the ADF.
A plastic card was inserted while the
machine was scanning using the ADF.
Eject the card, and then clear the card jam. (see
Card Jam on page 193).
(ADS-1600W only)
To enable card scan, you must leave at
least one Card Scan shortcut.
Cannot delete a Card
Scan shortcut.
7
To avoid future error, do not insert a plastic card
into the machine while the machine is scanning
using the ADF.
Add a new shortcut before deleting the shortcut you
want to.
Software Difficulties
7
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
Cannot install
software.
—
(Windows® users only)
Cannot find the
Nuance serial number
to install Nuance PDF
Converter
Professional 8.
—
Enter the Nuance serial number that is shown on
the "sleeve" of the MFL-Pro Suite DVD-ROM
package when installing Nuance PDF Converter
Professional 8.
Cannot start
ControlCenter4.
You have not logged in the computer as
the administrator.
Restart the computer and log in as the
administrator.
Run the Repair MFL-Pro Suite program on the
DVD-ROM. This program will repair and reinstall
the software.
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Troubleshooting
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
Cannot find how to
start ControlCenter4
(Windows®).
—
If the
icon is not displayed in the task tray, do
one of the following:
 (Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows®
7 users)
Click
(Start), All Programs, Brother,
ADS-XXXXX (where XXXXX is your model
name) and then ControlCenter4.
 (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.
Cannot start
ControlCenter2.
You have not logged in the computer as
the administrator.
Restart the computer and log in as the
administrator.
Cannot find how to
start ControlCenter2
(Macintosh).
—
To start ControlCenter2, click the
7
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock. If the
(ControlCenter2) icon is not displayed in the
Dock, click Go from the Finder menu bar,
Applications, Brother, and then double-click the
(ControlCenter2) icon. The
(ControlCenter2) icon will appear in the Dock.
(ADS-1100W only)
—
Use Remote Setup or Web Based Management.
See Set Up the Brother Machine from Your
Computer on page 165 or Start Web Based
Management on page 114.
—
Start Remote Setup and then select Network in the
folder tree. See Set Up the Brother Machine from
Your Computer on page 165.
Cannot find how to
configure the settings
to scan from the
Control Panel of the
machine.
(ADS-1100W only)
Cannot find IP address
of the machine.
Cannot save the
settings in Remote
Setup or Web Based
Management.
 The machine is processing.
 The machine is being configured
from the machine's Control Panel.
 Wait until the machine finishes processing and
then try again.
 Stop configuring the machine from the Control
Panel.
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Troubleshooting
Difficulty
Cause
Cannot start Remote
Setup.
Suggestions
 The machine is turned off.
 Turn on the machine and then try again.
 The machine is not connected to
your computer.
 Connect the machine to your computer and then
try again.
 The machine is in Sleep Mode.
 An error is occurring.
 The machine is scanning.
 The machine is being configured
from the machine's Control Panel.
 Press
or open the Top Cover, and then
try again.
 Clear all errors and then try again.
 Wait until scanning has finished and try again.
 Stop configuring the machine from the Control
Panel.
Network Difficulties
7
Difficulty
Suggestions
Cannot scan over the network.
Make sure that your machine is powered on and is online and in Ready mode.
Check the current network settings.
See Troubleshooting in the Network User’s Guide.
The network scanning feature does
not work.
(Windows® users)
It is necessary to configure the third-party Security/Firewall Software to allow
Network scanning. To add port 54925 for Network scanning, enter the
information below:
In Name: Enter any description, for example Brother NetScan.
In Port number: Enter 54925.
In Protocol: UDP is selected.
Please refer to the instruction manual that came with your third-party
Security/Firewall Software or contact the software manufacturer.
(Macintosh users)
Re-select your machine in the Device Selector application from the model list
in ControlCenter2.
The Brother software cannot be
installed.
(Windows® users)
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.
Cannot connect to wireless network. Check the wireless network settings.
Reset the network settings.
See Reset the Machine on page 206.
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Troubleshooting
Other Difficulties
7
Difficulty
Cause
Suggestions
The machine is in
Sleep Mode (power
save mode).
The machine is idle and the amount of
time specified by the Sleep Time setting
has elapsed.
Do one of the following:
 Press
.
 Open the Top Cover.
 Load your document.
 Insert a plastic card into the Card Slot.
The machine is in
Offline Mode.
The machine is not connected to the
computer.
Connect the machine to the computer and turn on
the machine.
7
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Troubleshooting
Machine Information
Check the Serial Number
7
7
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
7
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
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Troubleshooting
2
b
c
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
7
Select Maintenance Information in the General tab. The window shows you the machine's serial
number.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
b
Press a or b to display Machine Info.
(Settings).
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Troubleshooting
c
d
Press Machine Info.
Press Serial No. The LCD will show you the machine’s serial number.
WLAN Enable/Disable
7
(ADS-1100W)
a
Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
7
2
b
Press
c
Close the Front Cover. When WLAN is enabled, the WiFi light is on. When WLAN is disabled, the WiFi
light is off.
for about five seconds until the machine beeps.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
b
c
d
e
Press Network.
(Settings).
Press a or b to display WLAN Enable.
Press WLAN Enable.
Press On (or Off).
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Troubleshooting
Reset Functions
7
The following reset functions are available:
 Network
You can restore the network settings, such as the password and IP address information, to the factory
settings.
 Address Book (ADS-1600W only)
You can reset the Address Book setting.
 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.
7
Reset the Machine
7
(ADS-1100W)
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
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Troubleshooting
 Macintosh
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
7
b
c
Click the Scan to Net Settings button. The Web Based Management window will appear.
d
e
Click Reset for Network or All Settings.
Select Reset Menu in the Administrator tab.
Click Yes to restart the machine.
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Troubleshooting
NOTE
You can also reset the Network settings by doing the following.
1 Open the Top Cover (1) and the Front Cover (2).
1
2
7
2 Press
for about five seconds until the machine beeps.
(ADS-1600W)
a
Press
b
c
d
e
f
Press a or b to display Initial Setup.
(Settings).
Press Initial Setup and then Reset.
Press the type of reset you want to use.
Press Yes to confirm.
Press Yes for 2 seconds to restart the machine.
Scan Priority (ADS-1100W only)
7
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.
a
Start the ControlCenter application.
 Windows®
1
Click the
(ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray and then select Open from the menu.
The ControlCenter4 window will appear.
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Troubleshooting
2
Click the Device Settings tab (the example below uses Home Mode).
7
 Macintosh
b
1
Click the
(ControlCenter2) icon in the Dock.
The ControlCenter2 window will appear.
2
Click the DEVICE SETTINGS tab.
Click the Remote Setup button. The Remote Setup window will appear (the example below uses
Windows®).
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Troubleshooting
c
Select Scan in the folder tree.
7
d
e
Select a Scan-to key you want to use as the default from the Scan Priority drop-down list.
Click Apply and then OK.
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A
Specifications
A
General
A
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. (67.5 mm) TFT Colour LCD 1
Power Consumption 2
Scanning 3
Approx. 14 W
Ready
Approx. 4.0 W
Sleep
Approx. 1.5 W
Power Off
Approx. 0.25 W
A
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Specifications
Dimensions
84 mm
285 mm
103 mm
231 mm
A
285 mm
255 mm
Weights
(ADS-1100W)
Approx. 1.5 kg
(ADS-1600W)
Approx. 1.6 kg
Temperature
Operating
41 to 95 F (5 to 35 C)
Humidity
Operating
20 to 80 %
ADF (automatic document feeder)
Up to 20 pages (Paper: 80 g/m2 A4 size, or less than
2 mm
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Specifications
Document Size
Multiple Paper
Single Paper
Width
51 mm to 215.9 mm
Length
70 mm to 297 mm
Width
51 mm to 215.9 mm
Length
297 mm to 863 mm
1
Measured diagonally.
2
Measured when the machine is connected to your computer.
3
When 2-sided (duplex) scanning.
Scanner
A
Colour/Black
TWAIN Compliant
Yes/Yes
Windows
®
Windows® XP 1/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8
Macintosh
Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x, 10.8.x 2
WIA Compliant
Windows®
Windows® XP 1/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8
ICA Compliant
Macintosh
Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x, 10.8.x 2
ISIS® Compliant
Windows®
Windows® XP 1/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8
Colour Depth
Input
30 bit colour Processing
Output
24 bit colour Processing
Interpolated
Up to 1200  1200 dpi
Optical
Up to 600  600 dpi
Resolution
Scanning Width
212 mm
Grey Scale
256 levels
Max. Speed
For detailed specifications, visit http://www.brother.com/.
1
Windows® XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows® XP Home Edition and Windows® XP Professional.
2
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)
1
Compatible Media
USB flash memory drive 1
Interface
USB 1.1 Full Speed
A
A
USB Mass Storage standard up to 64 GB
Support format: FAT12/FAT16/FAT32/exFAT
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Specifications
Interfaces
A
USB
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 1 2
Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure/Ad-hoc Mode)
1
Your machine has a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. The machine can also be connected to a computer that has a USB 1.1 interface.
2
Third party USB ports are not supported.
Network
A
NOTE
For more information about the Network specifications, see the Network User’s Guide.
1
WLAN
You can connect your machine to a network for Network Scanning and Remote Setup.
Also included is Brother BRAdmin Light 1 Network Management software.
Wireless Network
Security
SSID (32 characters), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
Setup Support Utility
AOSS™
Yes
WPS
Yes
A
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/.
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Specifications
Computer Requirements
A
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE FUNCTIONS
Computer Platform &
Operating System Version
Supported
PC
Software
Functions
Scanning
Windows® Windows® XP
Operating Home (SP2 or
System
later) 2
PC
Interface
USB
Wireless
802.11b/g/n
Hard Disk Space
to install
Processor
Minimum Recommended
Minimum Speed
RAM
RAM
For
For
Drivers Applications
Intel® Pentium® II
or equivalent
128 MB
256 MB
150 MB
Intel® Pentium® 4
or equivalent
64-bit (Intel® 64
or AMD64)
supported CPU
512 MB
1 GB
500 MB
1 GB
(32 bit)
1 GB
(32 bit)
650 MB
2 GB
(64 bit)
2 GB
(64 bit)
Intel® Processor
1 GB
2 GB
1.0 GB
Windows® XP
Professional (SP2
or later) 2
Windows Vista® 2
Windows® 7 2
Windows® 8 2
Macintosh Mac OS X v10.6.8
Operating OS X v10.7.x
System
OS X v10.8.x
USB 1
Wireless
802.11b/g/n
A
80 MB
2 GB
Conditions:
1
2
For the latest driver updates, visit us at
Third party USB ports are not supported.
Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE
supports Windows® XP
Home (SP3
or later), XP Professional (SP3 or later), Windows Vista® (SP2 or
later) , Windows® 7 and Windows® 8.
http://solutions.brother.com/
All trademarks, brand and product names are the property
of their respective companies.
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B
Appendix
B
Entering Text (ADS-1600W only)
B
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.)
B
Inserting spaces
B
To enter a space, press Space. Or, you can press c to move the cursor.
NOTE
The characters that are available may differ depending on your country.
Making corrections
B
If you entered an incorrect character and want to change it, press d to move the cursor to highlight the
incorrect character. Press
and enter the correct character. You can also use the cursor to go back and
insert letters.
Press
for each character you want to erase, or press and hold
to erase all the characters.
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Appendix
LED Indications (ADS-1100W only)
B
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
Ready
Descriptions
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
2
/
3
The machine is ready to scan.
The machine is in Sleep mode
(Power Save mode). The
machine acts as though it is
turned off. Do one of the
following to wake up the
machine:
Sleep Mode
 Press
.
B
 Open the Top Cover.
 Load your document.
The machine will enter Ready
mode.
Scan to PC is selected. To
Selecting Scan
to PC
Selecting Scan
to USB
Selecting Scan
to Net Device 1
Selecting Scan
to Net Device 2
Connecting
(Scan to PC)
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
2
start scanning, press
.
Scan to USB is selected. To
/
/
1
1
/
1
/
1
start scanning, press
/
2
Scan to Net Device 1 is
selected. To start scanning,
press
/
1
/
1
/
1
/
2
.
.
Scan to Net Device 2 is
selected. To start scanning,
press
.
Connection between the
machine and your device is in
progress.
Connecting
(Scan to Net
Device 1)
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Appendix
Status
Connecting
(Scan to Net
Device 2)
Descriptions
Connection between the
machine and your device is in
progress.
Connecting
(Scan from PC)
Connecting
(One-push
WLAN Setup)
One-push WLAN setup is in
progress.
Scanning (Scan
to PC)
Scanning (Scan
to USB)
Scanning (Scan
to Net Device 1)
Scanning is in progress.
Scanning (Scan
to Net Device 2)
Scanning (Scan
from PC)
Sending (Scan
to Net Device 1)
Sending (Scan
to Net Device 2)
The machine is sending the
scanned data to the network
device.
Ejecting Paper
The machine is ejecting the
document or the Plastic Card.
Ejecting Plastic
Card
The machine is ejecting the
plastic card.
Stopping
Ejecting
The machine has stopped
ejecting the document or the
Plastic Card. To continue
ejecting, press
Remote Setup
.
Remote Setup is in progress.
To cancel Remote Setup, click
the Cancel button in the
Remote Setup window on your
computer.
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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:
All Blank Page
Skipped
• Change Scan Settings
(ControlCenter4)
(Windows®) on page 65
• Change Scan Settings
(ControlCenter2)
(Macintosh) on page 84
• Change Scan to PC
Settings (Windows®)
on page 141
B
• Change Scan to PC
Settings (Macintosh)
on page 147
Replace Pad
Replace the Separation Pad
with a new one. See Replace
the Separation Pad
on page 176.
Replace Roller
Replace the Pick-up Roller
with a new one. See Replace
the Pick-up Roller
on page 179.
Replace Parts
Replace the Separation Pad
and the Pick-up Roller with
new ones. See Replace the
Separation Pad on page 176
and Replace the Pick-up
Roller on page 179.
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Status
Descriptions
Press
and then do
one of the following:
 Scan to PC
USB cable is
not connected
(Scan to PC)
Network
Disconnected
(Scan to Net
Device 1/Net
Device 2)
Connect the machine and
your computer with a USB
cable.
 Scan to Net Device 1/Net
Device 2
Check the following and
then try again.
• The WLAN is enabled.
• The network settings
are correct.
• Your wireless access
point/router is turned
on.
Front Cover is
Open
Close the Front Cover of the
machine.
Document Jam
Clear the document jam. See
Document Jam on page 191.
Plastic Card
Jam
Pull the plastic card out from
the machine.
Top Cover is
Open
Close the Top Cover. Do not
open the Top Cover while a
plastic card is inserted into the
Card Slot.
Plastic Card
Inserted
Pull the plastic card out from
the machine. Do not insert a
plastic card into the Card Slot
while the Top Cover is open.
Too Many Files
on USB (Scan
to USB)
B
Your machine cannot save to
a USB flash memory drive if it
contains too many files.
Disconnect the USB flash
memory drive, press
,
delete unused files or folders
from the root folder of the USB
flash memory drive and then
try again.
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Status
File Name
Cannot Be
Used (Scan to
USB)
Descriptions
The maximum sequential
number for the file name has
been reached. Press
,
delete unused files from the
USB flash memory drive and
then try again.
Unusable
Device (Scan to
USB)
An unsupported USB device is
inserted in the USB Direct
Interface. Remove the
unsupported USB device,
such as a mouse, from the
USB Direct Interface.
Unusable USB
Device (Scan to
USB)
An unusable device is inserted
in the USB port. Disconnect
the device, turn the machine
off and then on.
USB Hub Not
Supported
(Scan to USB)
A hub or USB flash memory
drive with a hub is inserted in
the USB Direct Interface.
Remove the unsupported
device, such as a USB hub or
USB flash memory drive with a
hub, from the USB Direct
Interface.
Authenticate
Error (Scan to
FTP)
A server authentication error
occurred because the FTP
user name and password you
entered are incorrect or not
configured correctly. Confirm
that the user name and
password are configured or
entered correctly and then try
again.
Check the following and then
try again.
 The network settings are
correct.
Server Time
Out (Scan to
FTP)
 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.
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Appendix
Status
Descriptions
Check the following and then
try again.
Sending Error
(Scan to FTP)
 You have writing
permission for the
destination folder.
 The hard drive containing
the destination folder is not
full.
(For example, if the hard
disk is full, free some disk
space and then try again.)
Out of Memory
(Scan to USB)
Out of Memory
(Scan to FTP)
Out of Memory
(Scan to PC)
Out of Memory
(WS Scan)
The machine’s memory is full
and the machine cannot scan
the entire document. Press
and do one of the
following:
 Decrease the scanner
resolution.
 Reduce the number of the
documents.
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Appendix
Status
One-push
WLAN Setup
Error
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.
If you do not know how to
operate your wireless access
point/router using WPS or
AOSS™, see the
documentation provided with
your wireless access
point/router, ask the
manufacturer of your wireless
access point/router, or ask
your network administrator.
One-push WLAN setup failed.
Turn the machine off and on,
and then try setup again.
Two or more wireless access
points that have WPS or
AOSS™, enabled are
detected. Do one of the
following:
 Confirm that only one
wireless access
point/router within range
has the WPS or AOSS™
method active and try
setup again.
 Try setup again after a few
minutes in order to avoid
interference from other
access points.
1
When the LED is available:
Otherwise:
2
When a plastic card is inserted into the machine:
Otherwise:
3
When all LEDs except the WiFi light are off:
Otherwise:
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Appendix
Service Call Indications
B
If there is an error that cannot be cleared by the user, the machine will indicate that a service call is needed
by lighting up all the LEDs as shown below.
If you see the service call indication shown above, turn the machine off and then on, and then try to scan
again.
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.
B
Make a note of the LED indication and then report the indication to your dealer or to Brother Customer
Service.
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Brother Numbers
B
IMPORTANT
For technical help, you must call the country where you bought the machine. Calls must be made from
within that country.
 Register Your Product
 FAQs (frequently asked questions)
 For Customer Service
Register Your Product
B
Please complete the Brother Warranty Registration or, for your convenience and most efficient way to register
your new product, register on-line at
http://www.brother.com/registration/
FAQs (frequently asked questions)
B
B
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.
http://solutions.brother.com/
NOTE
• You can check here for Brother driver updates.
• To keep your machine performance up to date, check here for the latest firmware upgrade.
For Customer Service
B
Visit http://www.brother.com/ for contact information for your local Brother office.
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Index
B
S
Brother
Brother Numbers ................................................. 225
Customer Service ................................................ 225
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ................... 225
Product Support ................................................... 225
Solutions Center .................................................. 225
ControlCenter2
Macintosh ....................................................147, 162
ControlCenter4
Windows® ......................................................48, 141
Scan
Macintosh
ICA Compliant ................................................... 108
Presto! PageManager ....................................... 103
TWAIN Compliant ............................................. 103
Windows®
Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE ............................. 91
TWAIN Compliant ............................................... 91
WIA Compliant .................................................... 91
Sleep Mode ............................................................... 22
Status Monitor
Macintosh ............................................................. 162
Windows® ............................................................ 160
D
T
Device Selector .................................................45, 168
Drivers
Macintosh
ICA .................................................................... 108
TWAIN .............................................................. 103
Windows®
TWAIN ................................................................ 91
WIA ..................................................................... 91
Text, entering .......................................................... 216
Troubleshooting ...................................................... 195
C
L
V
Volume, Setting
Beeper ................................................................... 10
W
Web Connect ............................................................... i
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
Brightness ................................................................ 9
Dim Timer ................................................................ 9
M
Memory Storage ....................................................... 10
N
Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE (Windows®) ............... 91
P
Power Failure ............................................................ 10
Presto! PageManager (Macintosh) ......................... 103
R
Remote Setup ......................................................... 165
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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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