Product Comparison: Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 vs Brother ADS-1200

General Specifications
ScanSnap iX1500
About the Product
The ScanSnap iX1500 is the flagship model of the ScanSnap Series, capable of digitizing large volumes of papers quickly. It simplifies the scanning process for a variety of documents, making it easy to digitalize your life. You can be more efficient and productive, focusing on the things that matter the most.
The Brother ADS-1200 Compact Desktop Document Scanner with 20-page capacity auto document feeder quickly scans stacks of single and double-sided, color and black and white documents up to 25ppm in a single pass.
Key Specs
Scanner Type
Resolution Up to
600 dpi
600 dpi
Duplex Scan Function
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Document Scanner
  • Brilliant speed and quality. I like it.
  • Very quick and good quality scans of photos.
  • A good price and the best quality you can buy.
  • Excellent scanner, very fast, good quality images.
  • Good quality product. Would recommend this.
Brother ADS-1200 Document Scanner
  • I can scan 20 pages with no issues if the pages are straight. I'm very pleased with the product.
  • Easy to use and set up. It is small and easy to transport.
  • It scans quickly and makes uploading multiple page documents quick and easy.
  • Excellent product! From out of the box to scanning my first document took about 15 minutes.
  • Compact design. Scans quickly.
Size & Weight
6 in.
3.4 in.
11.5 in.
11.7 in.
6.3 in.
3.9 in.
7.5 lbs.
3.3 lbs.
Documents, Business cards, Receipts
Documents, Photos, Plastic Cards
Scanner Depth
32 Bit
24 Bit
Maximum Document Width
8.5 in.
8.5 in.
Maximum Document Length
118 in.
34 in.
What customers say about "Scanning"
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Document Scanner
  • There is a useful attachment for scanning business cards.
  • Fast, reliable, handles all kinds of documents/business cards etc.
  • The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 is an excellent document scanner with easy to configure computer software.
  • This is an excellent scanner for archiving documents.
  • Great product for scanning business cards and documents.
Brother ADS-1200 Document Scanner
  • The quality of the scans are outstanding.
  • Both the color rendition and the resolution are excellent.
  • The scanning process is very fast particularly when you can get a high quality can of both sides simultaneously.
  • Pretty good - scans straight to google drive and one drive very quickly.
  • Handles large numbers of pages in one go, and scans are great quality.
Automatic Document Feeder Included
Included Software
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap, Nuance Power PDF Standard, ScanSnap Home, Nuance PDF Converter for Mac
Nuance PaperPort SE with OCR, Brother iPrint&Scan, Nuance Power PDF Standard
Accessories Included
AC cable, AC adapter, USB Cable
AC adapter and power cord
Scanner Connectivity
USB3.1 Gen1, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0
Share your ScanSnap for everyone to use, Refined and aesthetic form, Create files quickly, Scan any document, Versatile paper handling
Continuous Scan, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, Scan Profiles, Versatile scanning
What customers say about "Features"
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Document Scanner
  • I would suggest this scanner for personal use or in a small business. Wireless, fast, and easy to use.
  • Fujitsu provides ABBYY FineReader PDF Tools for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Good feature.
  • The OCR rendering of most documents is excellent.
  • This scanner is a great improvement with new scanning software to boot.
  • I will never buy a Fujitsu scanner again. I actually own the previous model. The software is buggy.
Brother ADS-1200 Document Scanner
  • The scanning software was very user friendly.
  • Sharp scans. Easy to use once software installed.
  • The Brother scanner has a lot of features. Great scanner.
  • This machine is very difficult to install.
  • Software installation isn’t the most straightforward.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
199.99 $

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