Brother PDS-6000 Professional A4 Colour Document Scanner

  • Quick and efficient professional document scanner
  • 80 pages per minute scan speed
  • Advanced image processing
  • Auto Colour Detection
  • Reverse Roller technology

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Mfr part code: PDS6000Z1

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    Brother PDS-6000 Professional A4 Colour Document Scanner Product Description

    With reliable paper handling functions and a range of advanced image processing capabilities, the PDS-6000 makes repetitive workflow processes quicker and more efficient.   
    Ideal for batch scanning and archiving.
    Brother scanners do more than scan paper, they bring it to life. See the PDS6000's features below:
    Scans mixed size documents  Scan a variety of documents in mono or colour. Whether it's ID cards, business cards, receipts or other document types, scan effortlessly using the machine's automatic document feeder.
    Set up shortcuts
    Scan at the touch of a button with easy to define shortcuts and favourites.
    Advanced image processing  Using automatic image optimisation features the PDS-6000 provides a professional-quality scan for even hard to read documents. 
    USB 3.0 Super-Speed  Super quick data transfer direct through USB.
    Auto Colour Detection  There's no need to order your documents, the auto colour detection feature recognises colour and black and white documents and automatically stores them as the correct document type. 
    Multi-feed detection
    Limits the risk of document damage and misfeeds, reducing scanned data loss and maintaining the quality of your original paperwork.
    Reverse Roller technology  The PDS-6000 ensures excellent paper handling and reduces the risk of damage to documents and outstanding reliability. 
    Skip Blank Pages  When scanning a batch of documents the PDS-6000 detects and removes any blank pages, saving you time and space whilst archiving. 
    Automatic Deskew  Cut down on manual preparation, the PDS-6000 automatically aligns scanned images.
    ISIS Certified  Brother document scanners are ISIS certified, offering seamless integration with your existing systems.  

    Technical Specifications


    Power Consumption Operational ( Standby ) 59 Watt
    Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
    Power Device Internal power supply
    Power Consumption Operational (Standby) 59 Watt
    Power Consumption Stand by 19 Watt


    Type Document scanner - desktop
    Interface Type USB 3.0
    Additional Functions Email, scan to print, scan to network share, scan to cloud, scan to FTP, scan to file
    Max Supported Document Size 218 x 5994 mm


    Input Type Colour
    Grayscale Depth 8-bit (256 colours)
    Colour Depth 24-bit (16.7 million colours), 48-bit colour
    Optical Resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi
    Scan Mode Single-pass
    Automatic Duplexing Yes
    Scan Element Type Dual CCD
    Max Document Scan Speed B/W 80 ppm
    Max Document Scan Speed Colour 80 ppm
    Duty Cycle 6000 scans per day
    Scanner Speed Details 80 ppm - black & white - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 80 ppm - colour - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 160 ipm - duplex - black & white - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 160 ipm - duplex - colour - A4 - 300 dpi
    Scanner Features Paper Protection Function, Page length detection, Blank Page Removal, Barcode Detection, automatic colour detection, Punch Hole Removal, Image Rotation, 2 line x 16 character LCD, Edge Enhancement, Continuous Scanning
    Compliant Standards TWAIN, ISIS, WIA

    Media Handling

    Max Document Size 218 mm x 5994 mm
    Supported Document Type Plain paper, plastic card
    Supported Document Size Details ADF - up to 218 x 5994 mm
    Document Feeder Type Automatic
    Document Storage Capacity 100 sheets

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Interfaces USB 3.0


    Included Accessories Carrier sheet
    Cables Included 1 x SuperSpeed USB cable

    Environmental Standards

    ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes

    Software / System Requirements

    Software Included Drivers & Utilities, QuickScan Pro (Trial), Avision Button Manager 2, Presto! PageManager 9 for Mac, DSmobileCapture, Nuance OmniPage 18 SE
    OS Required Red Hat Linux 9, Microsoft Windows XP, Debian Linux, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Ubuntu 6.06, Mandriva Linux, openSUSE, Windows 8, Apple MacOS X 10.8.x, Apple MacOS X 10.9.x, Apple MacOS X 10.10.x

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 31.6 cm
    Depth 18.7 cm
    Height 18.3 cm
    Weight 4.7 kg

    Environmental Parameters

    Sound Emission 55 dBA

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