Brother PDS-6000 Professional Document Scanner

Brother PDS-6000 Professional Document Scanner
Ideal for businesses that scan a large volume of documents on a daily basis, the Professional Document Scanning (PDS) range is built for powering through scanning tasks at speed.



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With reliable paper handling functions and a range of advanced image processing capabilities, the PDS-6000 makes repetitive workflow processes quicker and more efficient.  Ideal for batch scanning and archiving.

Key Features

  • up to 80ppm (160ipm) 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

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-6000 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-6000 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-6000 detects and removes any blank pages, saving you time and space whilst archiving.

Automatic Deskew

Cut down on manual preparation, the PDS-6000 automatically aligns scanned images.

ISIS Certified

Brother document scanners are ISIS certified, offering seamless integration with your existing systems.


Features and Specifications


Usage type Desktop
Display Backlit LCD
RAM 512 MB


USB interface SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Dimensions & weights

With carton 437 W x 296 D x 320 H (mm)
With carton 7.2 kg
Without carton 316 W x 187 D x 183 H (mm)
Weight 4.7 kg

Energy Consumption

Operating 59 watts
Ready mode 19 watts
Sleep mode 1.6 watts
Off 0.3 watts
Sound pressure 55 dBA


Operating humidity 20% - 80%
Operating temperature 5℃ - 35℃


Energy Star environmental accreditation Yes

In the box

Others PDS Machine, AC Adapter, Power supply cord, USB 3.0 cable, Software DVD, QSG, Warranty

Media specifications

Types and weights Plain Paper, Business Card, Plastic Card (embossed up to 1.25mm)
Sizes 28 to 400 gsm (multiple sheets)
ADF media sizes Paper (single sheet WxL): 51-218 x 54-5994mm, Paper (multiple sheets WxL): 51-218 x 54-356mm, Long Paper Scanning (single sheet WxL): 218 x 5994 mm, Plastic card (WxL): 51-55 x 70-95, Plastic card Thickness: 0.4-0.76mm


2-Sided scan Yes
ADF 100
Scan to email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, Network, SharePoint, Application, Printer (software supplied)
Colour A4 scan speed 80 ppm
Greyscale 8 bit
ICA compatibility Yes
ISIS compatibility Yes
Multi feed detection Yes
Paper sensor Yes
SANE compatibility Yes
Scan resolution from ADF 600 x 600
TWAIN compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP
WIA compatibility Yes

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