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Brother DSMobile DS-820W

Brother DSMobile DS-820W
alaScore 86

78 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Brother DSMobile DS-820W. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother DSMobile DS-820W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Brother DSMobile DS-820W from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the price and design are generally positive. The size and usability are also appreciated.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DS-820W Wireless Document ScannerBrother DS-820W Wireless Document Scanner

Jan, 2019

Product Specifications


Built-in Display:Y
Colour of product:White
Display diagonal:3.05
Product colour:White
Scanner Type:Handheld Scanner / sheet-fed

Input capacity

Standard input capacity:1


Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Custom media length:90 - 812.8
Custom media width:55 - 215.9
Scan media weight:60 - 105

Packaging Content

Cables included:MICRO-USB
Calibration sheet included:Y
Cleaning cloth:Y
Drivers included:Y
Memory Card Included:SD
Quick start guide:Y
Storage pouch:Y

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6, A7, A8
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6, B7, B8
Legal: Yes
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum scan length:81.3
Maximum scan width:21.6
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Plain paper / Business Card, Plain paper, Plastic Card, Post Card(JPN), Recycled paper


Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Scan drivers:TWAIN / TWAIN, WIA
Scan file formats:BMP, JPG, PDF, PNG, TIFF
Scan to:E-mail, File, FTP, Image, Memory Card, OCR
Scanning noise level:50
Sensor Type:CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 1.1, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Battery voltage:5
Input Voltage:5
Power consumption (off):0.05
Power consumption (typical):2.5
Power supply type:Battery / USB


Black/white scanning colour modes:Grayscale, Monochrome
Colour scanning:Y / Yes
Duplex scanning:N / No
Enhanced scan resolution:1200 x 1200
Film scanning:N / No
Gray scale levels:256
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:210 x 297 / 215.9 x 812.8
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output colour depth:24

System requirements

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion / Y
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.3 / 52.5
Height :4.1 / 40.7
Package depth:25.4
Package height:7
Package weight:1.18
Package width:35.4
Weight:440 / 480
Width:30.8 / 308