Close-up of ADS-1200 plastic card slot
USB ports on ADS-1200
ADS1200 open on table with stationary

ADS-1200 Portable, Compact Document Scanner

For homes and businesses needing a simple and versatile document scanner. The ADS-1200 allows you to scan where it's most convenient for you.

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Product Details

  • 25ppm/50ipm, 2-sided colour scan speed
  • 20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Portable with USB 3.0 Bus power
  • Dedicated plastic ID card slot
  • Scan to PDF, file, email and USB host
  • Industry leading Nuance Power PDF editing software

Product Overview

Make everyday document scanning simple with the ADS-1200 compact document scanner. 

With USB 3.0 Bus power, there's no need for mains power. Connect the ADS-1200 to a laptop with a USB 3.0 cable and you now have a portable document scanner so you can scan documents when you need. 

The desktop-friendly sized scanner, comes with powerful paper-handling. With a sheetfed Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), 2-sided documents to multi-page contracts and plastic ID cards, can all be scanned with ease.  



Function Scan
Control Panel Keys
Display No
Backup Clock Up to 24 hours
Form Factor Portable
Scanner type Dual CIS, LED Array Light Source


2-Sided scan Yes
One Sided Scan Speed A4 Mono 25
One Sided Scan Speed A4 Colour 25
Two Sided Scan Speed A4 Mono 50
Two Sided Scan Speed A4 Colour 50
Resolution Optical (600 x 600dpi), Interpolated
Colour Depth 24 bit Colour Processing, Output, Input, 48 bit Colour Processing
Inkjet Scan Grey Scale 256 levels 8 bit
Mobile Scan No

Media specifications

Automatic Document Feeder 20
Media Sizes Direct Paper Path (Width 50,8 - 215,9mm), Height 50,8 - 355,6mm
Media Types Plastic Card, Plain Paper, Business Card, Thick Paper
Paper Weight 51,8 - 200gsm (single paper), 51,8 - 128gsm (multi paper or long paper)
Plastic Card Size Portrait -Width:51-55mm, Length:80-90mm
Plastic Card Thickness Up to 1,24mm

Scanner functions

File Format Support PDF, TIFF, JPEG
Standard Functions Scan to (PC)
Direct Scan Yes


Scan Drivers Linux ( SANE), Windows (Windows 11, Windows 10, TWAIN, WIA, Windows 7, Windows 8,1, Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012R2, 2012 & 2008R2, Windows 8), Macintosh (10,15x, TWAIN, 10,11,x, 10,12,x, 10,13,x, 10,14,x, ICA, macOS), Visit support,brother,com for the full list of supported OS and to download the latest drivers and software,

Fleet Management Tools

Software supplied - Windows Windows Software (Brother iPrint&Scan, Kofax PaperPort, Kofax Power PDF Standard v3, Remote Setup), Macintosh Software (Brother iPrint&Scan Desktop, Remote Setup)

Supplies And Accessories

Optional accessories Separation Pad (Separation Pad SP-2001C ADS-1.200, ADS-1700W), Pick-up Roller (Pick-up Roller PUR-2001C ADS-1.200, ADS-1700W), A3 Carrier Sheet, Roller Kit

Carton Contents

Carton Contents AC adapter, Quick setup guide, Product safety guide, Warranty, Device, USB cable not included

Dimensions And Weights

Dimentions With Carton 380mm (W) x 157mm (D) x 200mm (H)
Dimentions Without Carton 300mm (W) x 103mm (D) x 83mm (H)

Operating Environment

Power Requirement AC (100-240V AC 50/60Hz), DC (5V, 3.0A), USB bus-power
Sound Power Scanning (<62,0dB)
Operating Humidity % (20 - 80%), Degrees Celsius (5°C - 35°C), Degrees Fahrenheit (41°F - 95°F)
Storage Humidity % (10 - 90%), Degrees Сelsius (-20°C - 60°C), Degrees Fahrenheit ( -4°F - 140°F)
Power Saving Modes Sleep, Power Down


Local interface USB 2,0 Host (Rear), micro USB 2,0 Type B, Super Speed micro USB 3,0 Type B

Security Features

Security Features Kensington Lock, Firmware Updates

Energy Consumption

Power Saving Modes Sleep, Power Down
Power Saving Modes Scanning (<62,0dB)

More about this product


High performance

Simply put your documents into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and let it do the hard work for you. Scanning up to 25 sheets per minute, your documents can be saved quickly to PC, email and USB host.


Practical and compact

The space-saving ADS-1200 compact document scanner is ideal when space is limited. Measuring slightly wider than a sheet of A4 paper, you can free-up desk space and reduce clutter.


Flexible media

Scanning documents is quick and easy with the sheetfed ADS-1200. With a dedicated plastic ID card slot, ID cards or documents are fed smoothly into the scanner, so your records can be easily kept up to date.  


Portable scanning

Designed with flexibility in mind, the portable sheetfed ADS-1200 can be powered using USB 3.0 connected to a laptop. You can now take your scanner with you, scanning where it's most convenient.