Brother’s Highly Accurate and Feature-Rich ADS-1700W Portable Document Scanner

Review of the Brother ADS-1700W at PCMagPROsFast scanning and text recognition. Accurate OCR. Strong software bundle. Supports scanning to USB drives. Color touchscreen.


No battery. Heavier than other portable scanners.


The Brother ADS-1700W is a fast and accurate portable document scanner that offers a slew of features that will be attractive to road warriors


The Brother ADS-1700W ($269.99) is a portable sheet-feed scanner designed for relatively high-volume document digitizing on the road. It’s the first portable scanner with a touch screen control panel we’ve seen. It also offers several excellent perks, including the ability to scan directly to USB drives and a high daily duty cycle. There’s no battery option, though, which limits its portability and keeps it in second place behind the Editors’ Choice Epson WorkForce ES-300W.

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