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Brother ADS-2100

Brother ADS-2100
alaScore 83

100 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Brother ADS-2100. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The price and usability also get good opinions, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Brother ADS-2100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother ADS-2100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Brother ADS-2100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price. The usability is also appreciated, but many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price

reliability

71% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother ADS-2100 High speed, easy to use, colour document scanner with duplexBrother ADS-2100 High speed, easy to use, colour document scanner with duplex

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Robin Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

Brother ADS-2100 review

 

The Brother ADS-2100 is one of the more rugged sheet-feed document scanners that we've seen. Resembling a small inkjet, its brushed black finish makes for a nice change over the slew of dull greys that dominate these scanners.

As a 300dpi scanner, the Brother ADS-2100 works fairly well. It has some very neat features hidden away, and the speed at 300dpi was good. The quality isn’t the best available, but as a robust if noisy addition to the office, the Brother would be an...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Barny (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

best scanner I have ever had, it is excellent, really worth buying a separate one.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Iain (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

extremely fast, document wallet to help scan smaller items such as receipts very useful.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Nancy (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Quick, reliable, easy to install software

Hates any sort of things on sport like staples or post it notes so make sure they're all removed!! Other than that it's perfect

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Kamran (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Gets me aroused

To much of a nympho

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Vijay (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Easy to use , good quality scanning , efficient speed and scans double sided.

Expensive

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Very fast scanning, auto 2 sided scanning in one pass and easy to use

Occasional paper jams, software not the greatest

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Graham (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Boringly good - I always found that Brother produces terribly sound and straight-forward products which just work, and this is no exception. It just works really well.

It's not very exciting...but then again, it's a scanner...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Natasha (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

very fast

sometimes scans on a scew

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Mary (reevoo.com)

Brother ADS2100 2-Sided Document Scanner

 

Excellent product

no bad point

May, 2013
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Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Scan type:Sheet-fed scanner
Scanner Type:Sheet-fed
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power consumption (standby):7
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50

Other Features

Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Maximum output capacity:50
Network ready: No
Package dimensions (WxDxH):15.1 x 11.5 x 11.2

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:52 - 200
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6, A7, A8
Legal: Yes
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum scan area (ADF):8.5 x 34
Minimum scan area (ADF):2.01 x 2.76
Minimum scan area (Auto Document Feeder):2.01 x 2.76
Multi feed detection: Yes
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Plain paper, Plastic Card, Recycled paper, Thick paper, Thin paper, Business card, Plastic card

Performance

Daily duty cycle (max):500
Internal memory:256
Processor frequency:400
Scan drivers: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 2.0

Power

Input frequency:50
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power consumption (standby):7
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC

Scanning

ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):24
ADF scan speed (color, A4):24
ADF scan speed (colour, A4):24
Color scanning: Yes
Duplex ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):48
Duplex ADF scan speed (color, A4):48
Duplex ADF scan speed (colour, A4):48
Duplex scanning: Yes
Enhanced scan resolution:1200 x 1200
Film scanning: No
Gray scale levels:256
Input color depth:30
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan size:8.5 x 34
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: Yes
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.05
Height:11.8
Package weight:11.9
Weight:7.28
Width:8.66