Brother PDS-5000 Professional Document Scanner

QuickFind: 729435 Mfr part code: PDS5000Z1
  • Professional and reliable document scanner
  • up to 60ppm (120ipm) 2-sided A4 scan
  • 100 sheet ADF
  • Advanced Image Processing
  • TWAIN, WIA, ICA, SANE drivers

Product Description

Brother PDS-5000 Professional Document Scanner

With reliable paper handling functions and a range of advanced image processing capabilities, the PDS5000 makes repetitive workflow processes quicker and more efficient.

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-5000 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-5000 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-5000 detects and removes any blank pages, saving you time and space whilst archiving. 
Automatic Deskew  Cut down on manual preparation, the PDS-5000 automatically aligns scanned images. 
ISIS Certified  Brother document scanners are ISIS certified, offering seamless integration with your existing systems.

Technical Specification

Brother PDS-5000 Professional Document Scanner


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

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes


Scan Element Type Dual CCD
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
Scanning Sensor Type Dual CCD
Max Document Scan Speed B/W 60 ppm
Max Document Scan Speed Colour 60 ppm
Duty Cycle 6000 scans per day
Scanner Speed Details 60 ppm - black & white - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 60 ppm - colour - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 120 ipm - duplex - black & white - A4 - 300 dpi ¦ 120 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

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

Shipping Weight 7.2 kg
Shipping Width 43.7 cm
Shipping Depth 29.6 cm
Shipping Height 32 cm

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission 55 dBA


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

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

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

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