Brother ADS-1800W Compact, Portable, Wireless Document Scanner

Stay productive wherever you are working. Simple connect the scanner to a portable powerbank and work anywhere without any limitations to performance.

Scan up to 30ppm

60ipm, 2-sided colour scan

Large 7.1cm touchscreen

Product Details


20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

Power directly via USB Type-C

Create up to 20 one-touch scan activity shortcuts

  • Scan up to 30ppm
  • 60ipm, 2-sided colour scan
  • Large 7.1cm touchscreen
  • 20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Power directly via USB Type-C
  • Create up to 20 one-touch scan activity shortcuts

About Product:

Powerful yet compact and portable, scanning from any location just got easier with the ADS-1800W. Compatible with external powerbanks, effortlessly scan your documents when and where it is most convenient for you.

Together with wireless connectivity, you can easily connect and scan using your mobile phone or tablet and enjoy seamless workflows with powerful PDF editing and document management software.

  • Create up to 25 preset scan to destinations
  • No PC connection required
  • Mobile App support
  • PDF editing software included
  • Compatible with Barcode Utility
  • Optional paper output tray available - view OT1001C
*See datasheet for detailed technical information

Compatible with



Usage type Desktop,
Backup clock Yes
Control panel LED, Keys
Display Colour touchscreen
Display size 7.1cm (2.8") LCD


Wi-Fi Direct 802.11g/n
Wirelesss network interface 2.4GHz: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode)
USB interface USB Type-C*, USB 2.0 Host (Rear, up to 128GB)

Dimensions & weights

With carton W 369 x D 158 x H 200 mm
With carton 3.46 kg
Without carton W 288 X D 101 X H 85 mm input tray closed
Weight 1.42 kg

Energy Consumption

Operating 12 watts
Ready mode 6.4 watts
Sleep mode 1.5 watts
Off 0.1 watts


Operating humidity 20 to 80%
Sound power 62dB
Operating temperature 5 to 35 °C

In the box

Device Yes
Product safety guide Yes
USB cable Yes
Warranty card Yes
Quick setup guide Yes

Media specifications

Types and sizes Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Non carbon paper, Receipt, Business Card, Plastic Card
Weights 51.8 - 128 gsm, Paper 0.08 ~ 0.14mm, Plastic card thickness embossed up to 1.24mm or without emboss 0.75-1.02mm
ADF media sizes Paper : width 51 - 215.9mm, height 70 - 355.6mm, Plastic card: width min/max 51-55mm, length min/max 80-90mm, Long Paper 5000mm (300dpi 1-sided single paper)


IPv4 DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, SMTP Client, FTP/SFTP Client, SMB Client(SMB1.0/2.0/2.1) (=CIFS Client), SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS server, ICMP, Web Services(Scan), SNTP Client
IPv6 RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, SMTP Client, FTP Client, SMB Client(SMB1.0/2.0/2.1) (=CIFS Client), HTTP/HTTPS server, ICMPv6, Web Services(Scan), SNTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3
Wireless network security SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (HTTPS, SMTP), SNMP v3, SSH, 802.1x (EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA3-SAE (AES)
Wireless setup support Yes

Operating systems & software

Supported OS For full list of compatible operating systems visit
Software supplied - Mac Brother iPrint&Scan for Desktop, Kofax Power PDF Standard v3, Remote Setup
Software supplied - Windows Brother iPrint&Scan for Desktop, Kofax PaperPort 14SE with OCR, Kofax Power PDF Standard v5, Remote Setup, Easy Setup


2-Sided scan Yes
A4 scan speed 30
ADF 20
Scan to Scan to PC (Image), Network (SMB), Email Server, Workflow, FTP/SFTP, SharePoint (On Premise), Brother Webconnect, Brother Cloud Apps
Drivers TWAIN, WIA, AirPrint Scan (Driverless) SANE
Gray scale 256 levels
Interpolated scan resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi
Scan resolution from ADF 600 x 600

Supplies and accessories

Optional accessories Carrier Sheet CS-A3301, Pick-up Roller PUR-2001C, Separation Pad SP-2001C, Output Tray OT-1001C, Legacy Kit LK-1001CEU, USB Power Adapater PA-AD-004EU
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More about this product...

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Versatile media handling

The time-saving 20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) manages various sizes and thicknesses of paper (up to 128gsm) with ease.

Whilst the dedicated card slot comfortably handles plastic ID cards up to 1.02mm.

Person holding 2 sided A4 document in ADF of Brother ADS-1800W scanner

High performance every time

No matter where you scan from, you will get the same high performance, every time.

With scan speeds of up to 60 sides per minute (2-sided), documents are saved quickly and effortlessly to file, email server, USB host, network or you can scan them directly to your PC.

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Freedom to scan from anywhere

Scanning from any location just got easier with the ADS-1800W. Compatible with most external batteries or powerbanks, there is no need for the ADS-1800W to be connected to a laptop or PC to scan your documents from any location.

With wireless network connectivity and cloud scanning built in,you can truly scan from anywhere.

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Intelligent and effortless

With one-touch scanning, reduce the time you spend on repetitive tasks and setup shortcuts to frequently used locations.

So you can be confident that all your documents are reliably saved to the right place, every time.

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