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Brother ADS 2100E

Brother ADS 2100E
alaScore 90

7 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Brother ADS 2100E. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Brother ADS 2100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Brother ADS 2100E from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on

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This summary is based on the products: Brother ADS2100E Sheetfed ScannerBrother ADS2100E Sheetfed Scanner

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : mfereday (

A Brother Scanner : Brother ADS-2100e


When a Brother product arrives for review, usually its main function is that of a printer whether of the monochrome or colour variety. However printers are not the only type of device that is associated with Brother. The company also manufactures...

Predominately black in colour, the ADS-2100e is a wedged-shape unit. In its closed state it has dimensions of 299 x 220 x 179mm (W x D x H) and weighs 3.3kg. Raising the top cover of the unit increases the scanner’s height measurement to 305mm and...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
Scan type:ADF scanner
Scanner Type:ADF

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power consumption (standby):4
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:50

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

Custom media length:2.76 - 34
Custom media width:2.01 - 8.5

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8\nNuance PaperPort 12 SE\nPageManager 9\nNewSoft Presto! BizCard 6\nBrother Control Center 4
Cables included:USB
Drivers included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:52 - 110
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6, A8
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6, B8
Legal: Yes
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Multi feed detection: Yes
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Plain paper, Plastic Card, Recycled paper, Thick paper, Thin paper


Built-in processor:Star Sapphire
Internal memory:256
Maximum duty cycle:1500
Processor frequency:400
Scan drivers:ICA, ISIS, TWAIN, WIA
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF, TIFF
Scan to:E-mail, File, Image, OCR, USB
Scanning noise level:62.5
Sensor Type:CMOS dual CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 1.1, USB 2.0


AC input frequency:50/60
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power consumption (standby):4
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC


ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):24
ADF scan speed (color, A4):24
ADF scan speed (colour, A4):24
Black/white scanning color modes:Grayscale, Monochrome
Color scanning: Yes
Duplex ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):24
Duplex ADF scan speed (color, A4):24
Duplex ADF scan speed (colour, A4):24
Duplex scanning: Yes
Enhanced scan resolution:1200 x 1200
Gray scale levels:256
Input color depth:30
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan size:8.27 x 11.7
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24

System Requirements

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:iPhoto\niMovie\nGarageBand\nPages\nNumbers\nKeynote\nMaps\niBooks\nSafari\nMail\nFaceTime\nTime Machine\nPhoto Booth\niTunes\nGame Center\nMac App Store

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:11.5
Package height:11.2
Package weight:11.9
Package width:15.1