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User's Guide
DCP-1600
DCP-1610W
MFC-1905
MFC-1910W
Version 0
TWN-ENG

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    User’s Guide DCP-1600 DCP-1610W MFC-1905 MFC-1910W Version 0 TWN-ENG...

  • Page 2: Brother Numbers

    Frequently asked questions (FAQs) The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your machine needs. You can download the latest drivers, software and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips to learn how to get the most from your Brother product.

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    Center iPrint&Scan scanning from your Brother machine to your ® mobile device when connected on a Wi-Fi (For wireless network network. models) Visit us at http://support.brother.com. For DCP-1600 and MFC-1905, Visit us at http://support.brother.com.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows ) ..............2 Accessing the Software and Network User’s Guide ..........3 Viewing Documentation ................... 3 Accessing Brother CreativeCenter ................ 4 Control panel overview ..................6 Menu and features for MFC models ..............9 On-screen programming.................. 9 Menu table .....................10...

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    Loading documents How to load documents ..................53 Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (For ADF models)....53 Using the scanner glass ................53 Sending a fax (MFC models) How to send a fax ....................55 Cancelling a fax in progress ................55 Broadcasting....................56 Receiving a fax (MFC models) Receive modes ....................57 Choosing the receive mode ................57 Receive Mode settings ..................58...

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    Transferring faxes to another fax machine ............ 91 Transferring faxes to your PC................ 91 Transferring the Fax Journal report to another fax machine ......92 Cleaning and Checking the machine ..............92 Specifications DCP-1600 and MFC-1905 ................... 93 General......................93 Document Size ....................95 Print media ....................95 Fax.........................96 Copy ......................

  • Page 8: General Information

    Bold Bold style identifies keys on the documentation machine's control panel or on the computer screen. Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Italics Italicized style emphasizes an Reading the documentation will help you important point or refers you to make the most of your machine.

  • Page 9: Accessing Brother Utilities (windows )

    Chapter 1 ® Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows Brother Utilities is an application launcher that offers convenient access to all Brother applications installed on your device. ® ® ® ® (Windows XP, Windows Vista , Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, ®...

  • Page 10: Accessing The Software And Network User's Guide

    This User’s Guide does not contain all the drive. information about the machine such as how NOTE to use the advanced features for Printer, If the Brother screen does not appear, go Scanner, PC-Fax and Network . When you to Computer (My Computer).

  • Page 11: Accessing Brother Creativecenter

    CreativeCenter ® If you are using Windows , double-click the (Brother CreativeCenter) icon on your desktop to access our FREE website designed as a resource to help you easily create and print customized materials for business and home use with photos, text and creative touch.

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    General information...

  • Page 13: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview The illustrations of the control panel in this User’s Guide show the MFC-1910W and DCP-1610W. MFC models 01/01 10:00 Fax Only 1 On/Off COPY Puts the machine in COPY mode. Press to turn the machine on. Press and 4 LCD Displays messages to help you set up and use hold down...

  • Page 14: Fax Only

    9 Dial pad When the WiFi light is on, your Brother Use these keys to dial telephone and fax machine is connected to a wireless access numbers and as a keyboard for entering point.

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    Press to scroll through the menus and options. When the WiFi light is on, your Brother 3 SCAN machine is connected to a wireless access point. When the WiFi light blinks, the wireless Puts the machine in SCAN mode.

  • Page 16: Menu And Features For Mfc Models

    General information Menu and features for MFC models On-screen programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. How to access the menu mode (Example: MFC-1910W) Press Menu. Choose an option. ...

  • Page 17: Menu Table

    Chapter 1 Menu table Using the menu table, you can change the settings in your machine by pressing the number keys or a and b and OK. Press Menu, and then according to what is shown on the LCD, press the number keys or a and b to display different menu options.

  • Page 18: Initial Setup

    General information 0.Initial Setup 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Your machine 1.Receive Fax Only* receive mode that automatically Mode best suits your answers every call as needs.

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    Chapter 1 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — Sets up your name Enter your fax 3.Station ID Fax: and fax number to number (up to 20 appear on each page digits).

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    General information 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Puts the date and Enter the last two 1.Date&Time 1.Date&Time Year: time on the LCD and digits of the year. in headings of faxes (e.g.

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    Chapter 1 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can shorten the Your machine will 3.Dial Tone Detection dial tone detect dial as soon as it pause. detects a dial tone. When you send a fax No Detection* automatically, by...

  • Page 22: General Setup

    General information 1.General Setup 1.General Setup (For MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can set how Return to the fax 1.Mode Timer 0 Sec much time the mode at once. machine takes after Return to the fax 30 Secs the last Copy or Scan...

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    Chapter 1 1.General Setup (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can save toner Increases the page 4.Ecology 1.Toner Save using this feature. yield of the toner cartridge. When you set Toner Save to On, print appears lighter.

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    General information 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — Select the default 1.Default Fax* mode. Mode Copy Scan — You can set how Return to the default 2.Mode Timer 0 Sec much time the mode at once.

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    Chapter 1 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can save toner Increases the page 5.Ecology 1.Toner Save using this feature. yield of the toner cartridge. When you set Toner Save to On, print appears lighter.

  • Page 26: Fax

    General information 2.Fax 2.Fax (For MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page The Ring Delay If you have external 1.Setup 1.Ring Delay (00 - 02) setting sets the or extension Receive number of times the telephones on the (In FAX mode machine rings before same line as the...

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can adjust the Press c to make 1.Setup 5.Print -nnnno+ Print Density setting darker, press d to Receive Density -nnnon+ to make your printed make lighter.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page If you do not want to — Choose the number 3.Anti-Junk 1.Register receive a fax/call you want to register from specific to the Anti-Junk numbers, you can Faxlist by pressing register the numbers...

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can use the Prints a report after 5.Report 1.Transmission Transmission every fax you send. Setting Verification Report as Prints a report after On+Image proof that you sent a every fax you send.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can check which Please follow the 7.Remaining [XXX] jobs are in the prompts on the LCD. Jobs memory and lets you cancel scheduled jobs.

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Chooses the receive Your machine 1.Setup 1.Receive Fax Only* mode that best suits automatically Receive Mode your needs. answers every call as (In FAX mode a fax.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Sets the length of the If the call is a fax, 1.Setup 3.F/T Ring 20 Secs* fast double-ring time then your machine Receive Time 30 Secs in Fax/Tel mode.

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Changes the Auto will give the 2.Setup Send 1.Contrast Auto* lightness or darkness best results. It of faxes you send. automatically chooses a suitable contrast for your document.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page If you do not want to — Choose the number 3.Anti-Junk 1.Register receive a fax/call you want to register from specific to the Anti-Junk Fax numbers, you can list by pressing a and register the numbers...

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Sets the interval for If you set the interval 5.Report 2.Journal automatic printing of to Off, you can still Setting Period the Fax Journal. print the report (Continued) manually from the...

  • Page 36: Copy

    General information 3.Copy 3.Copy Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Auto is the 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for recommended mode your type of for ordinary printouts. document. Suitable for documents that contain both text and photographs.

  • Page 37: Printer

    Chapter 1 3.Copy (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Press c to increase 4.ID Copy 3.Contrast -nnnno+ the contrast or press (Continued) -nnnon+ d to decrease the -nnonn+* contrast. -nonnn+ -onnnn+ Allows you to use the 4.2in1/1in1 2in1* 2 in 1 (ID) Copy key...

  • Page 38: Print Reports

    General information 5.Print Reports 5.Print Reports (For MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.View on LCD You can use the — You can view the 1.Transmission Transmission Transmission Verification Report as Verification Report proof that you sent a for your last 200 fax.

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    Chapter 1 5.Print Reports (For MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.View on LCD You can use the — You can view the 1.Transmission Transmission Transmission Verification Report as Verification Report proof that you sent a for your last 200 fax.

  • Page 40: Network (for Mfc-1910w)

    General information 6.Network (For MFC-1910W) 6.Network (MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.WLAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

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    ® — 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

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    General information 6.Network (MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 1.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength. You can see the 3.SSID current SSID.

  • Page 43: Machine Info

    Chapter 1 7.Machine Info. 7.Machine Info. Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can check the — 1.Serial No. serial number of your machine. You can check the — 2.Version 1.Main firmware version of Version your machine.

  • Page 44: Menu And Features For Dcp Models

    General information Menu and features for DCP models On-screen programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. How to access the menu mode Press Menu. Scroll through each menu level by pressing a or b for the direction you want.

  • Page 45: Menu Table

    Chapter 1 Menu table Using the menu table, you can change the settings in your machine by pressing a and b and OK. Press Menu, and then according to what is shown on the LCD, press a and b to highlight different menu options.

  • Page 46: General Setup

    General information 1.General Setup 1.General Setup Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.Paper 1.Paper Type Plain* Recycled Paper Sets the size of the 2.Paper Size paper in the paper Letter tray. Legal Folio A5 L JIS B5 Executive You can save toner Increases the page...

  • Page 47

    Settings Cancel restore and b Exit factory default. exit the menu. Restores all the function settings to factory default. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1610W only. For DCP-1600, this menu is 1.All Settings.

  • Page 48: Copy

    General information 2.Copy 2.Copy Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Auto is the 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for recommended mode your type of for ordinary printouts. document. Suitable for documents that contain both text and photographs.

  • Page 49: Printer

    2 in 1 (ID) Copy/ Copy Options or 2 in 1 (ID) Copy key as a one-sided copy. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1610W. For DCP-1600. 3.Printer 3.Printer Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options...

  • Page 50: Network (for Dcp-1610w)

    General information 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.WLAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

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    — ® 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. . You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

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    General information 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 1.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength.

  • Page 53: Machine Info

    The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1600 this menu is 4.Machine Info.. For DCP-1600 this menu is 5.Parts Life. For DCP-1610W. For DCP-1600 this menu is 4.User Settings.

  • Page 54: Entering Text

    General information Entering text MFC models When setting certain menu selections, such as the Station ID and the name of a Speed Dial, you will need to type text characters. The dial pad keys have letters printed on them. The keys: 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.

  • Page 55: Dcp Models

    Chapter 1 Inserting spaces To enter a space in a fax number, press c once between numbers. To enter a space in a name, press c twice between characters. Making corrections If you entered a character incorrectly and want to change it, press d or c to move the cursor to the incorrect character, and then press Clear.

  • Page 56: Ecology Features

    General information Ecology features Toner Settings Deep Sleep mode Toner Setting (Continue mode) If the machine does not receive any jobs for a certain length of time, the machine will go into You can set the machine to continue printing Deep Sleep mode automatically and the LCD after the LCD shows Replace Toner.

  • Page 57: Receiving Faxes In Continue Mode (for Mfc Models)

    Chapter 1 Receiving faxes in Continue Mode (For MFC models) The machine can store received faxes in the memory if you choose Continue mode when the LCD shows Replace Toner. When received faxes are printed in Continue mode the LCD will ask if the print quality of the fax is OK.

  • Page 58: Paper Setting

    Paper Setting Paper settings Press a or b to choose A4, Letter, Legal, Folio, A5, A5 L, JIS B5, Executive. Paper Type Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. (For MFC-1905) Press Menu, 1, 2, 1 and go to step d. Acceptable paper (For MFC-1910W) Press Menu, 1, 3, 1 and go to step d.

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    • that is multipart or carbonless • that is designed for inkjet printing If you use any of the types of paper listed above, they may damage your machine. This damage is not covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.

  • Page 60: Loading Documents

    Loading documents How to load Adjust the paper guides (1) to fit the width of your document. documents You can send a fax (MFC models), make copies, and scan from the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and the scanner glass. Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (For ADF models) The ADF can hold up to 10 pages and feeds...

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    Chapter 3 Using the document guidelines on the left and top, place the document face down in the upper left corner of the scanner glass. Close the document cover. IMPORTANT If the document is a book or is thick do not slam the cover or press on it.

  • Page 62: Sending A Fax (mfc Models)

    Sending a fax (MFC models) How to send a fax NOTE • To use the scanner glass, the ADF must The following steps show you how to send a be empty. fax. • If you want to change the fax resolution, press b or Resolution and then press a or Press FAX.

  • Page 63: Broadcasting

    Chapter 4 Broadcasting Press a or b to choose one of the following: Broadcasting lets you send the same fax  Choose the fax number or name message to more than one fax number. You being dialled, and press OK. can include Speed Dial numbers and up to 20 Choose the broadcast job number, ...

  • Page 64: Receiving A Fax (mfc Models)

    Receiving a fax (MFC models) Receive modes You must choose a receive mode depending on the external devices and telephone services you have on your line. Choosing the receive mode By default, your machine will automatically receive any faxes that are sent to it. The diagrams below will help you choose the correct mode.

  • Page 65: Receive Mode Settings

    Chapter 5 Receive Mode settings Make sure you are in FAX mode. (For MFC-1905) Ring Delay Press Menu, 2, 1, 2. (For MFC-1910W) Press Menu, 2, 1, 3. The Ring Delay setting sets the number of times the machine rings before it answers in Press a or b to choose how long the Fax Only and Fax/Tel modes.

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    Receiving a fax (MFC models) Make sure you are in FAX mode. (For MFC-1905) Press Menu, 2, 1, 3. (For MFC-1910W) Press Menu, 2, 1, 4. Press a or b to choose On, Semi (MFC-1905) or Off. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit.

  • Page 67: Dialling And Storing Numbers (mfc Models)

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Storing numbers Changing or Deleting Speed Dial numbers You can set up your machine for easy dialling by storing Speed Dials. When you dial a You can change or delete a Speed Dial speed dial number, the LCD shows the name, number that has already been stored.

  • Page 68: How To Dial

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) How to dial Press the dial pad key for the first few letters of the name. (Use the chart on Entering text on page 47 to help you You can dial in any of the following ways. enter letters.) Press OK.

  • Page 69: Caller Id

    Chapter 6 Caller ID The Caller ID feature lets you use the Caller ID subscriber service offered by many local telephone companies. This service shows the telephone number, or name if it is available, of your caller as the line rings. Viewing the Caller ID List Your machine stores information for the last thirty calls in the Caller ID list.

  • Page 70: Using Pc-fax (mfc Models)

    (Start) > All Programs > safety feature in case there is a power failure before the fax is transferred to your Brother > Brother Utilities , and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click PC-FAX •...

  • Page 71

    Chapter 7 NOTE • Before you can set up PC-Fax Receive you must install the MFL-Pro Suite software on your PC. Make sure your PC is connected and turned on. (For more information, see Software and Network User’s Guide) • If your machine has an error and is unable to print faxes from memory, you can use this setting to transfer your faxes to a PC.

  • Page 72: Pc-fax Sending

    Using PC-FAX (MFC models) PC-FAX sending You can send a file created in any application on your PC as a standard fax. NOTE • The PC-FAX software can only send Black & White fax documents in A4 size. • Please install MFL-Pro Suite software, connect your machine and PC before using PC-FAX sending.

  • Page 73

    Chapter 7 Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The PC-FAX sending dialog box appears: 1 Dial Pad 2 Address Book Enter a fax number using any of the following methods:  Use the dial pad to enter the number and then click the button.

  • Page 74: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy After placing the document on the scanner glass, close the document cover. (For MFC models) Press COPY. NOTE To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. (For MFC models) Use the dial pad to enter the number of Load your document.

  • Page 75: Id Copy

    (For DCP models) Press a or b to enter the number of copies you want. (For MFC models and DCP-1600) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy. NOTE • You can copy an identification card to the (For DCP-1610W) extent permitted under applicable laws.

  • Page 76: One-sided Id Copy

    Press a or b to enter the number of copies you want. Place your identification card face down on the scanner glass. (For MFC models, DCP-1600) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy. (For DCP-1610W) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy/Copy Options.

  • Page 77: Other Copies

    Make sure you are in COPY mode. Use the Copy Options or 2 in 1 (ID) Copy/Options key to quickly set the following copy settings only for the next copy. Press Menu selections Options (DCP-1600 and MFC models) Press a or b, then press OK (For MFC models) Press a, b, d or c, then press OK (DCP-1610W) (For DCP models) Press a or b, then press OK.

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    Making copies Press Menu selections Options (DCP-1600 and MFC models) Press a or b, then press OK (For MFC models) Press a, b, d or c, then press OK (DCP-1610W) (For DCP models) Press a or b, then press OK.

  • Page 79: How To Scan To A Computer

    XP, Windows Vista and Windows Click (Start) > All Programs > Brother > Brother Utilities, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click SCAN in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.

  • Page 80

    How to scan to a computer Choose Advanced Mode and then click OK. Click File in the Scan tab.

  • Page 81

    Chapter 9 1 Choose PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type drop-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 When you select the Folder check box, you can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 82: Scanning Using The Scan Key

    XP, Windows Vista and Windows Click (Start) > All Programs > Brother > Brother Utilities, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click SCAN in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.

  • Page 83

    Chapter 9 Click Device Scan Settings. Choose the File tab. You can change the default settings. 1 You can choose the file type from the drop-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 You can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 84: A Troubleshooting And Other Information

    Model Name: DR-1000 IMPORTANT • Brother machines are designed to work with toner of a particular specification and will work to a level of optimum performance when used with Brother Original toner cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if toner or toner cartridges of other specifications are used.

  • Page 85: Identifying Your Problem

    Identifying your problem First, check the following:  The machine's power cord is connected correctly and the machine is turned on. All of the protective parts have been removed.   Paper is inserted correctly in the paper tray.  The interface cables are securely connected to the machine and the computer.

  • Page 86: Error And Maintenance Messages

    Troubleshooting and other information Error and maintenance messages The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips: Visit us at http://support.brother.com. Error Message...

  • Page 87

    Error Message Cause Action The paper in the tray is not the Load the correct size of paper in the tray and Size mismatch correct size. set the size of paper to the tray. If the LCD shows Toner Low Order a new toner cartridge now so a Toner Low you can still print;...

  • Page 88: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    Troubleshooting and other information If you are having difficulty with your machine Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://support.brother.com.

  • Page 89: Troubleshooting For Other Problems

    Question Answer Cannot receive a fax. If you have a delicated fax line and want your Brother machine to automatically answer all incoming faxes, you should choose Fax Only. Can I set the machine not to print This product will print a Transmission Verification report. Even if the Transmission...

  • Page 90: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality NOTE Brother does not recommend the use of cartridges other than Brother Original cartridges or the refilling of used cartridges with toner from other sources. If you are having problems with print results, check the following: 1 The machine's environment.

  • Page 91

    4 Replace a toner cartridge or a drum unit. For more information on how to replace the consumable items, see the instructions included with the drum unit for replacing the drum unit or see the instructions listed on the box of the toner cartridge for replacing the toner cartridge.

  • Page 92

    Troubleshooting and other information  Cleaning the corona wire Slide the green tab from left to right and right to left several times. NOTE Be sure to return the tab to the home position (a) (5). If you do not, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.

  • Page 93

    Turn the drum unit gear by hand while looking at the surface of the drum roller (1). Wipe the surface of the drum gently with a dry cotton swab until the dust or glue on the surface comes off.

  • Page 94

    Troubleshooting and other information 6 Check the printer driver settings. Try changing the Print Settings in the Basic tab. If the paper is curled or the toner is not fixed well on the paper, you can adjust these settings in Improve Print Output. Click Other Print Options in the Advanced tab.

  • Page 95: Document Jams (for Adf Models)

    Document Jams Insert a piece of stiff paper, such as cardstock, into the ADF to push any (For ADF models) small paper scraps through. Follow the steps below to handle a document jam in the ADF. Open the ADF cover. Pull the jammed document out.

  • Page 96: Paper Jams

    Troubleshooting and other information Paper Jams Open the scanner cover. The pull-arm (1) on the left side of the machine will lock. Always remove all paper from the paper tray Open the top cover. and straighten the stack when you add new paper.

  • Page 97

    Place the drum unit and toner cartridge WARNING assembly back in to the machine. Close the top cover. HOT SURFACE After lifting the scanner cover slightly, pull the pull-arm (1) on the left side of the machine down, and then close the scanner cover using both hands.

  • Page 98: Transferring Your Faxes Or Fax Journal Report (mfc Models)

    (Start) > All Programs > You can also transfer the Fax Journal report to see if there are any faxes you need to Brother > Brother Utilities, and then transfer. (See Transferring the Fax Journal click the drop-down list and select your report to another fax machine on page 92.)

  • Page 99: Transferring The Fax Journal Report To Another Fax Machine

    Cleaning and Checking Press Stop/Exit. the machine Transferring the Fax Journal report to another fax machine Make sure to read the guidelines in the Product Safety Guide before cleaning the machine. Press Menu, 9, 0, 2. Clean the outside and inside of the machine Enter the fax number to which the Fax regularly with a dry, lint-free cloth.

  • Page 100: B Specifications

    Specifications DCP-1600 and MFC-1905 General Model DCP-1600 MFC-1905 Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity 16 MB Power Source 110 - 120 V AC 50/60 Hz Power Consumption Approx. 1,068 W Peak (Average) Approx. 380 W at 25 °C Printing Approx.

  • Page 101

    Model DCP-1600 MFC-1905 Noise Sound Printing m = 52 dB (A) Level Pressure Sound Printing d = 6.59 B (A) Power Operating 10 to 32 °C Temperature Storage 0 to 40 °C Humidity Operating 20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage...

  • Page 102: Document Size

    Specifications Document Size Model DCP-1600 MFC-1905 ADF(automatic document feeder) — Up to 10 pages Scanner Glass One sheet per time Document Size — A4, Letter, Legal, Folio Scanner Glass Length: Up to 300.0 mm Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight ADF —...

  • Page 103: Fax

    Model DCP-1600 MFC-1905 Modem Speed — 14,400 bps (with Automatic Fallback) Scanning Width — Max. 208 mm Printing Width — Max. 208 mm Greyscale — 8 bit/256 levels Resolution Horizontal — 8 dot/mm Vertical — Standard: 3.85 line/mm — Fine: 7.7 line/mm —...

  • Page 104: Scanner

    Up to 600 × 600 dpi (optical) (from ADF) Scanning Width Max. 210 mm For the latest driver updates for the version of OS X you are using, visit us at http://support.brother.com. ® ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows...

  • Page 105: Dcp-1610w And Mfc-1910w

    DCP-1610W and MFC-1910W General Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity 32 MB Power Source 110 - 120 V AC 50/60 Hz Power Consumption Approx. 1,068 W Peak (Average) Approx. 390 W at 25 °C Printing Approx.

  • Page 106

    Specifications Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W Noise Sound Printing m = 52 dB (A) Level Pressure Sound Printing d = 6.6 B (A) Power Operating 10 to 32 °C Temperature Storage 0 to 40 °C Humidity Operating 20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage 35 to 85% (without condensation) Interface...

  • Page 107: Document Size

    Document Size Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W ADF(automatic document — Up to 10 pages feeder) Scanner Glass One sheet per time Document — A4, Letter, Legal, Folio Size Scanner Glass Length: Up to 300.0 mm Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight ADF —...

  • Page 108: Fax

    Specifications Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W Modem Speed — 14,400 bps (with Automatic Fallback) Scanning Width — Max. 208 mm Printing Width — Max. 208 mm Greyscale — 8 bit/256 levels Resolution Horizontal — 8 dot/mm Vertical — Standard: 3.85 line/mm — Fine: 7.7 line/mm —...

  • Page 109: Scanner

    Up to 600 × 600 dpi (optical) (from ADF) Scanning Width Max. 210 mm For the latest driver updates for the version of OS X you are using, visit us at http://support.brother.com. ® ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows...

  • Page 110: Network (lan)

    For MFC models See Software and Network User’s Guide. ® (For Windows users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available from the CD-ROM provided with the machine. (For Macintosh users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available as a download from http://support.brother.com. ® (For Windows users) If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://support.brother.com.

  • Page 111: Index

    ........... 53 Easy Receive ........58 jam ............88 Drum unit ..........77 cleaning ..........85 Broadcasting ..........56 cancelling ..........56 Brother numbers ......... i Error messages on LCD ......79 Cancelling FAX (PC-FAX) broadcast in process ......56 Macintosh Cleaning See Software and Network User's Guide ®...

  • Page 112

    Help Quality LCD messages for DCP models ...37 printing ..........83 LCD messages for MFC models .....9 Quick dial Menu Table for DCP models ....38 broadcasting ......... 56 Menu Table for MFC models ....10 Speed Dial changing ..........60 setting up ........... 60 using ..........

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    Text, entering ...........47 Toner Setting (Continue Mode) ....49 Troubleshooting ........81 document jam ........88 error and maintenance messages on LCD ............79 paper jam ..........89 print quality ..........83 Telephone and Fax .......81 other problems ........82 Utilities ............i Weights ..........93 WiFi key .............7 ®...

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    Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries. www.brotherearth.com...

This manual also for:

Dcp-1610w, Mfc-1905, Mfc-1910w

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