The Brother ADS-1600W is a small and portable digital scanner with a touchscreen display.
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Pro Great connectivity
Brother ADS-1600W śupports scanning straight to a USB flash memory drive. It also has a Wi-Fi feature that lets you scan to wireless devices such as your Android phone or tablet.
Pro Easy to use
It has a touch screen panel to conveniently set your file destinations.
Pro Compatible with multiple operating systems
It comes with a software packages that are compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It also has a free iPrint&Scan app, that lets you scan straight to your Apple gadgets.
Pro Lets you scan both sides of a sheet in a single pass
It has a duplex scanning feature that allows you to scan both sides of a sheet.
Pro Very small and lightweight
The weight of the scanner is only 1.6 kg (3.5 lb), so it's easy to carry anywhere. It’s definitely a space saver too.
Con Slow scan speeds
Scan speeds range from 5 - 24 pages per minute, depending on the resolution. There are scanners that are several times faster. If you run a busy office, the Brother ADS-1600W is not for you.
Con No SD-card reader
Cannot scan documents to a SD card. You still have to transfer the files to a flash drive or any wireless device in order to scan.
Con Doesn't have a battery
Though the scanner is rather small and portable, it doesn't have a battery and therefore cannot be used without a power source. When used in an office, it usually doesn't matter though.