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Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W Color Desktop Scanner

Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W Color Desktop Scanner


Top-Tier Professional Scanner by Brother.

MSRP: $1149.99

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The Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W color desktop scanner is ideal for mid to large-sized workgroups with complex workflows looking for flexible connectivity, advanced security features, and increased efficiencies. Equipped with fast, two-sided scanning capabilities up to 50ppm† to help maximize workgroup productivity, while the large touchscreen display allows for easy menu navigation and shortcuts to help simplify tasks. Supports a wide range of “scan-to” destinations including: email, mobile devices†, Network Folders, and cloud services† such as Google Drive™, Evernote®, Dropbox and more. Offers a wide range industry standard drivers for easy integration, and Kofax VRS®† compatible for improved image optimization.

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Main Features

  • High-Speed Duplex Scanning. Scans single and double-sided materials in a single pass, in both color and black/white, at up to 50ppm‡ to help maximize your workgroup's productivity.

  • 3.7" Swipe Color Touchscreen Display. Allows for easy device navigation and shortcuts to help simplify tasks. Enables direct scanning to a variety of cloud applications such as Google Drive™, Evernote® and Dropbox.‡

  • Versatile Connectivity. Includes built-in Wireless 802.11b/g/n and Wired Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces, as well as Wi-Fi Direct® and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 for local connectivity

  • Advanced Scanning Features. Offers paper jam sensor, 2-in-1 Mode for capturing 11” x 17” documents, and Continuous Scan Mode for scanning unlimited pages into a single file

  • Kofax VRS Compatible‡. Industry-standard image processing software automatically examines scanned materials and applies the appropriate image correction settings for optimal scan results

  • Advanced Security Features. Provides a wide-range of security features including: Integrated NFC card reader, Secure Function Lock, SSL/TLS, Enterprise Security (802.1x), network user authentication and corporate email address lookup via Active Directory (including LDAP)

  • Powerful Software Suite. Includes advanced OCR, PDF editing, and desktop document management programs

  • Brother Solutions Interface (BSI) Integration. Allows developers to access Brother’s internal web services in order to create custom solutions and enhance business workflows

  • Wide Compatibility. Supports Windows, Mac®, and Linux® and offers a wide range of industry standard drivers for easy integration

  • Flexible Media Handling. Easily scans documents, photos, receipts, business and embossed plastic cards, and more - from business card size up to 8.5"(W) x 196"(L)‡

  • Integrated NFC Card Reader‡. For easy badge authentication and creating custom scan profiles

  • At your side support. 1 year limited warranty and free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product

Document Handling

Daily Duty Cycle‡ (max. pages) 5,000

Media Weights: Multiple Sheets (min/max) 11 lb. - 110 lb.

Media Weights: Single Sheets (min/max) 11 lb. - 110 lb.

Paper Capacity (max. sheets) 50

Paper Size: Duplex Mode (max.) 8.5" x 14"

Paper Size (min) 2" X 2"

Paper Size: Multiple Sheets (max.) 8.5" x 14"

Paper Size: Single Sheet‡ (max.) 8.5" x 196"

Plastic Card Sizes (Min/Max) 2.0"(W) x 2.76"(L) / 2.13"(W) x 3.37"(L)

Plastic Card Thickness Embossed: up to 1.4mm (55 mil)


Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages) 50

LCD Display 3.7" Color Touchscreen

Scanner Type Sheetfed


Advanced Scanning Features Continuous Scan‡, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, ID Scan‡, Scan Profiles

Duplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ipm)‡ 100

Duplex Scanning Yes

Image Sensor Dual CIS

Included Software Nuance® PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows, Brother Control Center 4 with OCR for Windows, ABBYY® FineReader® Professional, ABBYY® PDF Transformer Plus for Windows

Interpolated Scan Resolution (max. dpi) Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi) 600 x 600 dpi

Scan Driver OS Compatibility‡ Windows, Mac OS®, Linux

Scan Drivers Included‡ TWAIN, WIA, ICA, ISIS, SANE

Scan File Formats Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, XML Paper Specification (XPS), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)

Scan To Feature E-mail‡, SharePoint, Easy Scan to Email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), E-mail Server, SSH Server (SFTP), Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡

Scanning Capability Black and White, Color

Scanning Modes 24-Bit Color, 8-Bit Gray Scale, 1-Bit Monochrome

Simplex Scan Speeds (black & color) (max ppm)‡ 50

Advanced Scan Features

Barcode Support‡ Yes

Barcode Types Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, JAN8, JAN13, Code39, Code93, ITF, Code128, Codabar, GS1_128, PDF417, QR Code, Data Matrix

Color Dropout Red, Blue, Green, Custom

Kofax VRS‡ Compatible with Kofax VRS versions 5.1 and up

Paper Jam Sensor Yes

Scanner Services Hole Punch Removal, Edge Fill, Color Matching, Preview Mode, Despeckle, Multi-Feed Detection, Background Removal, Blank Page Removal, Continuous Scanning, 2-in-1 Scanning, USB Direct Interface, Plastic Card Scanning, Deskew Support

Connectivity & Compatibility

Brother Cloud Apps‡ Scan to Word, Scan To Excel, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan to Searchable PDF, Scan to Mobile, Easy Scan to E-mail

Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡ GOOGLE DRIVE™/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE®/EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business

Industry-Specific Certifications eduphoria!, Cerner Certified, Citrix Ready

Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Brother iPrint&Scan

Near Field Communications‡ Yes

One-Push Wireless Setup Wi-Fi Protected Setup™

Standard Interface(s) Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)

Standard Network Features† Scan to E-mail Server (download), Scanning, Corporate Address Book, Secure Function Lock

Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, LDAP, CIFS Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client

Security Features

Security Functions Integrated NFC Card Reader, SSL/TLS, Setting Lock, Active Directory (LDAP), Secure Function Lock

Security Protocols (Wired) SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), SNMP v3, 802.1x (LEAP, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPSec

Security Protocols (Wireless) SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), SNMP v3, 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPSec



Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 15.0" x 10.0" x 12.825"

Carton Weight (lbs) 13.0

Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 12.1" x 10.2" x 9.8 "

Unit Weight (lbs) 10


ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes

Operating Environment: Humidity 20% - 80%

Operating Environment: Temperature 41°F - 95°F (5°C - 35°C)

Power Consumption - Power Off/Ready/Scanning/Sleep 0.12W / 4.1W / 30W / 2.9W

Power Source AC Adapter

What's Included

Carton Contents ImageCenter ADS-3600W Scanner, AC Adapter, USB Cable, Carrier Sheet, Quick Setup Guide, Installation DVD, User's Guide (accessible from DVD), Warranty Sheet, and Product Registration Sheet

Warranty 1 Year Limited