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Brother PDS-5000

With reliable paper handling functions and a range of advanced image processing capabilities, the Brother PDS-5000 makes repetitive workflow processes quicker and more efficient. Ideal for batch scanning and archiving.


  • Up to 60 pages per minute (120ipm) 2-sided A4 scan

  • 100 sheet ADF

  • Advanced Image Processing

  • Scan-to email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, Network, SharePoint, Application, Printer (software supplied)

  • TWAIN, WIA, ICA, SANE drivers

At up to 120ipm (images per minute) 2-sided scanning and supported by a 100 sheet ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), the PDS-5000 is capable of handling high scan volumes for businesses digitally converting on a regular basis.

Expert paper handling with the Ultrasonic Multifeed Detection and Reverse Roller technology reduces the risk of damaged documents, offering outstanding reliability when batch scanning a variety of document types and weights. The PDS models can handle a range of media capacities up to embossed plastic card, addressing all user and departmental needs.

As well as paper handling upgrades, the Brother PDS-5000 has enhanced image processing. Advanced image processing features prepare and clean scanned documents, improving the quality of the scanned image for storing, editing and sharing. Business critical documents retain their original appearance, giving businesses a professional edge when printing or viewing scans with customers, or when storing for disaster recovery.

Scan high volumes in record time:

If your scanning tasks often feel like a marathon effort, the Professional Document Scanner (PDS) range will transform the way you work. With USB 3.0 connectivity, an impressive scan rate of up to 80 pages per minute and advanced image processing features. You can power through your scanning tasks quicker than ever before.


The PDS-5000 has a range of advanced scanning functions such as multi-feed detection, a reverse roller system and mechanical de-skew to ensure smooth running and low jam rates.


Dual CCD (charged coupled device) sensor technology makes your documents more precise than ever. Images are sharper and clearer, whilst a TWAIN software driver provides colour match, hole-punch removal and blank page skipping functionality, cutting wastage and improving document quality.


The Brother PDS-5000 will scan from its 100 pages capacity automatic document feeder, documents at a rate of 60 pages per minute.


The PDS-500 works with a large choice of media formats, including business cards and long paper documents up to 5.9 metres.


With Scan to email, FTP, network and SharePoint, file distribution is made much easier and work flows much quicker.

Advanced Image Processing:

Page Clean:

Filer unwanted background marks such as hole punch circles and ink speckles.

Colour Dropout:

Remove unwanted singular colours or complete background colour for sharper, easy to read text.

Colour detect:

Eliminate the need to pre-sort colour and mono documents, saving preparation time.

Multi Stream:

Save scanned images in three colour formats (full colour, mono, greyscale) for flexible filing and referencing.

Blank Page Removal:

Blank page scans can be automatically detected and removed, reducing file size when saving paper when printing.

Advanced Scan Functions:

Ultrasonic Multi-feed Detection:

Limit the risk of document damage and misfeeds; reducing scanned data loss and maintaining the original paperwork.

Reverse Roller System:

The Advanced Reverse Roller is a paper separation system for exceptional paper feed efficiency, helping to prevent loss of content and keep scan flow moving.

Auto Deskew:

Automatically aligns scanned images; reducing manual preparation and saving time.

Driver and software compatibility:

Compatible with key drivers including TWAIN, WIA, ICA, SANE, ISIS, plus Kofax VRS software compatibility, ensuring easy integration with many industry scanning productivity software and systems.


Category: Desktop

Scanning speed: 60 pages per min

Max. paper size: A4

Colour mode: Colour, Greyscale, Black and White

Scanning side: Duplex (double side)

Feeder capacity: 100 sheets

ADF: Yes (A4)

Flatbed: No

Connection: USB 3.0

Drivers: TWAIN, ISIS

Compatibility: Mac OS, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Click here, to view the Brother PDS-500 in more detail.

Please contact us or call us on 01785 785 655 to get a quote and the best maintenance package price for you.

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