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USER'S GUIDE
DCP-330C
DCP-540CN

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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-330C DCP-540CN...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Compilation and Publication Notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 4 EC Declaration of Conformity under the R & TTE Directive...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section I General General Information Using the documentation ..................2 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide (DCP-540CN only)....................2 Viewing Documentation ................... 2 Control panel overview ..................4 LCD display indications ..................
  • Page 6 Section II Copy Making copies How to copy ......................24 Making a single copy ..................24 Making multiple copies ..................24 Stop copying ....................24 Copy options ......................24 Changing copy speed and quality ..............25 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ............25 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (page layout) ..........26 Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) .........27 Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour............27 Paper options ....................28...
  • Page 7 Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge Before Using PictBridge..................44 PictBridge requirements ................44 Using PictBridge ....................44 Setting your digital camera ................44 Printing Images....................45 DPOF printing ....................45 Understanding the Error Messages ..............46 Section IV Software Software and Network features Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Choosing a location .....................
  • Page 8 Menu and Features On-screen programming ..................75 Menu table .....................75 Menu keys ......................75 Menu table .....................76 Specifications General ........................84 Print media......................86 Copy ........................87 PhotoCapture Center™ ..................88 PictBridge ......................88 Scanner .......................89 Printer ........................90 Interfaces ......................91 Computer requirements ..................92 Consumable items ....................93 Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN only) ..............94 Glossary Index...
  • Page 9: Section I General

    Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General setup...
  • Page 10: General Information

    General Information Using the Accessing the Software User’s Guide documentation and Network User’s Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Guide (DCP-540CN Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. only) Symbols and conventions This User’s Guide does not contain all the...
  • Page 11 Viewing Documentation can be viewed from the Help selection in ® (For Macintosh ® ® the Presto! PageManager application. ® Turn on your Macintosh . Insert the ® Brother CD-ROM labelled Macintosh into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear.
  • Page 12: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview COPY Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce 100% Paper Type Plain Pap Paper Size Brightness 1 LCD (liquid crystal display) 4 Start keys: Displays messages on the screen to help you Colour Start set up and use your machine. Lets you start making copies in full colour.
  • Page 13 General Information Normal 100% Plain Pap Stop/Exit Stops an operation or exits from a menu. 6 On/Off You can turn the machine on or off. If you turn the machine off, it will still periodically clean the print head to maintain print quality.
  • Page 14: Lcd Display Indications

    Inkjet Paper. The LCD shows the current machine status MENU when the machine is idle. Paper Type Plain Paper COPY Inkjet Paper Quality Normal Brother Photo Enlarge/Reduce 100% Other Photo 20:48 Paper Type Plain Pap Select & Press Paper Size Brightness Press OK.
  • Page 15: Warning Led Indications

    General Information Warning LED indications Printing Reports The status LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a The following reports are available: light that shows the DCP status.The LCD Help List shows the current machine status when the A help list about how to quickly program machine is idle.
  • Page 16: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading documents Make sure documents written with ink are completely dry. You can make copies, and scan from the ADF Fan the pages well. Make sure you put (automatic document feeder) and from the the documents face down, top edge scanner glass.
  • Page 17: Scanning Area

    Loading documents and paper Scanning area How to load documents Note The scanning area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures To use the scanner glass, the ADF must below show the areas you cannot scan on be empty.
  • Page 18: Acceptable Paper And Other Media

    To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) The print quality can be affected by the type If Brother paper is not available in your of paper you are using in the machine. country, we recommend testing various To get the best print quality for the settings papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 19: Handling And Using Media

    Loading documents and paper Handling and using media Improper Setup Store paper in its original packaging, and DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: keep it sealed. Keep the paper flat and • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or away from moisture, direct sunlight and irregularly shaped paper heat.
  • Page 20: Choosing The Right Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Photo Printer Capture 216 × 279 mm (8 1/2 × 11 in.) Cut Sheet Letter 210 × 297 mm (8.3 × 11.7 in.) 216 ×...
  • Page 21 Loading documents and paper Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Thickness No. of sheets Plain Paper (17 to 32 lb) 0.08 to 0.15 mm (0.003 to 0.006 in.) 100 64 to 120 g/m Sheet Inkjet Paper (17 to 53 lb) 0.08 to 0.25 mm (0.003 to 0.01 in.) 64 to 200 g/m Glossy Paper Up to 0.25 mm (Up to 0.01 in.)
  • Page 22: Loading Paper, Envelopes And Other Media

    Chapter 2 Loading paper, Press and slide the paper side guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to fit the envelopes and other paper size. media Loading paper and other media Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. If the paper support flap is open, close it and lift the output paper tray cover (1).
  • Page 23 Loading documents and paper Close the paper tray cover. Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button as you slide out the front of the paper tray. Slowly push the paper tray completely back into the machine.
  • Page 24: Loading Envelopes, Post Cards And Photo Paper

    Chapter 2 Loading envelopes, post How to load envelopes and post cards cards and photo paper Before loading, press the corners and sides of the envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible. Loading envelopes Note Use envelopes that weigh from 75 to If the envelopes or post cards are ‘double- 95 g/m (20 to 25 lb).
  • Page 25: Loading Photo Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading photo paper If you have problems when printing on envelopes, try the following suggestions: You can use the photo paper tray which has been assembled on the top of the paper tray Open the envelope flap. to print on photo 10 ×...
  • Page 26 Chapter 2 Put the photo paper into the photo paper Note tray and gently adjust the paper side When the machine ejects small paper guides to the paper. onto the output paper tray you may not be Make sure the paper side guides touch able to reach it.
  • Page 27: Printable Area

    Loading documents and paper Printable Area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can only print in the shaded areas when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. Cut Sheet Paper Envelopes Top (1)
  • Page 28: General Setup

    If you are having Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the contrast setting. Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press Menu. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 29: Setting The Backlight Brightness

    General setup Setting the backlight Setting the Off Timer brightness You can set how long the LCD stays on after the last key press. This is a power saving If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, feature. The machine can print and scan try changing the brightness setting.
  • Page 30 Chapter 3...
  • Page 31 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 32: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Copy options You can change the copy settings from the Making a single copy default display. The LCD shows: Load your document. COPY (See Loading documents on page 8.) Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce 100% Press Mono Start or Colour Start. Paper Type Plain Pap Paper Size...
  • Page 33: Changing Copy Speed And Quality

    Making copies Enlarging or reducing the If you want to choose more settings, press a or b. image copied Note You can choose an enlargement or reduction You can save some of the settings that ratio. you use most often by setting them as default.
  • Page 34: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    2 in 1 (P) • If you are producing multiple colour copies, N in 1 copy is not available. • If Brother Photo or Other Photo has been chosen in the Paper Type setting for 2 in 1 (L) N in 1 copies, the machine will print the images as if Plain paper had been chosen.
  • Page 35: Sorting Copies Using The Adf (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Making copies Adjusting Brightness, Poster (3 x 3) Contrast and Colour You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. Brightness You can adjust the copy brightness to make copies darker or lighter. Load your document. Enter the number of copies you want. Press a or b to choose Brightness.
  • Page 36: Paper Options

    Press a to increase the colour saturation, or press b to decrease the Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, colour saturation. Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Press OK. Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. Do one of the following:...
  • Page 37: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Making copies Setting your changes as a new default You can save the copy settings for Quality, Paper Type, Brightness, Contrast and Color Adjust that you use most often by setting them the default settings. These settings will stay until you change them again. Press a or b to choose your new setting.
  • Page 38 Chapter 4...
  • Page 39: Section Iii Direct Photo Printing

    Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge...
  • Page 40: Printing Photos From A Memory Card

    Printing photos from a memory card PhotoCapture Center™ Using memory cards Operations Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with popular digital camera ® ® Printing from a memory card media: CompactFlash , Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™, SecureDigital™, without a PC MultiMediaCard™...
  • Page 41: Memory Card Folder Structure

    Printing photos from a memory card Memory card folder structure Your machine is designed to read memory cards that have been formatted by a digital camera. Your machine is designed to be compatible with modern digital camera image files and When a digital camera formats a memory memory cards;...
  • Page 42: Getting Started

    Chapter 5 Getting started Entering PhotoCapture mode Firmly put the card into the correct slot. After you insert the media card, press the (PhotoCapture) key to illuminate it in green and display the PhotoCapture options on the LCD. The LCD shows: PHOTO View Photo(s) Print Index...
  • Page 43: Print Images

    Printing photos from a memory card Print Images Print Index (Thumbnails) The PhotoCapture Center™ assigns View Photo(s) numbers for images (such as No.1, No.2, No.3, and so on). You can preview your photos on the LCD before you print them. If your photos are large files there may be a delay before each photo is displayed on the LCD.
  • Page 44: Print All Photos

    Chapter 5 Print All Photos Print Photos You can print all the photos on your media Before you can print an individual image, you card. have to know the image number. Make sure you have put the media card Make sure you have put the media card in the correct slot.
  • Page 45: Dpof Printing

    Printing photos from a memory card DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and Sony Corporation) created this standard to make it easier to print images from a digital camera.
  • Page 46: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    You can see the number of copies of each photo that will be printed. Menu Selections Options1 Options2 Page Print Quality Normal/Photo Paper Type Plain Paper/Inkjet Paper /Brother Photo/Other Photo (When A4 or Letter is selected) Paper Size Letter/A4/10x15cm/13x18cm 10x8cm 13x9cm 15x10cm 18x13cm 20x15cm Max.
  • Page 47: Print Quality

    Paper Type Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or 18×13cm 20×15cm Max. Size Other Photo. Press OK.
  • Page 48: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Chapter 5 If you do not want to change additional If you do not want to customize, settings, press Colour Start to print. press d or c to choose Off. Press OK and then go to step f. Adjusting Brightness, Press a or b to choose Contrast and Colour White Balance, Sharpness or...
  • Page 49: Cropping

    Printing photos from a memory card Cropping Setting your changes as a new default If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part You can save the print settings you use most of the image will automatically be cropped.
  • Page 50: Scan To Card

    Chapter 5 Scan to Card Quality Selectable File Format Entering Scan mode JPEG / PDF 150dpi Color JPEG / PDF 300dpi Color When you want to scan to card, press JPEG / PDF 600dpi Color (Scan). TIFF / PDF 200x100dpi B/W TIFF / PDF The LCD shows: 200dpi B/W...
  • Page 51: Understanding The Error Messages

    Printing photos from a memory card Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the PhotoCapture Center™, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. When an error message appears on the LCD, the machine will beep to get your attention.
  • Page 52: Printing Photos From A Camera With Pictbridge

    Make sure your camera is in PictBridge mode. If your camera is set to use the printer settings, the following PictBridge settings are Your Brother machine supports the available for your PictBridge compatible PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect camera.
  • Page 53: Printing Images

    Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge The names and availability of each setting WARNING depends on the specification of your camera. To prevent damage to your machine, do not The cropping setting is only available from connect any device other than a PictBridge the machine menu.
  • Page 54: Understanding The Error Messages

    Chapter 6 Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using PictBridge, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Out of Memory This message will appear if you are working with images that are too large for the machine's memory.
  • Page 55: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 56: Software And Network Features

    Viewing Documentation on page 2. Click Software User's Guide or Network User’s Guide (DCP-540CN From the Start menu, point to Brother, only) in the top menu, and then click the DCP-XXXX (where XXXX is your model heading you would like to read from the number) from the programs group, then list at the left of the window.
  • Page 57 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 58: Safety And Legal

    Safety and Legal Choosing a location Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a standard, grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10° and 35° C (50° F and 95° F). CAUTION •...
  • Page 59: To Use The Machine Safely

    Safety and Legal To use the machine safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the inside of the machine, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the electrical socket. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock.
  • Page 60 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the document cover or the scanner cover. This may cause injury. DO NOT touch the paper feed roller. Doing this may cause injury.
  • Page 61 Do not carry the machine by holding the scanner cover. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the electorical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 62: Important Safety Instructions

    13 Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them up. 14 Unplug this product from the power socket and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord is damaged or frayed.
  • Page 63: Important - For Your Safety

    Safety and Legal 15 To protect your product against power surges, we recommend the use of a power protection device (Surge Protector). 16 To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to people, note the following: Do not use this product near appliances that use water, a swimming pool, or in a wet basement.
  • Page 64: Eu Directive 2002/96/Ec And En50419

    EU Directive 2002/96/EC and EN50419 European Union Only This equipment is marked with the above recycling symbol. It means that at the end of the life of the equipment you must dispose of it separately at an appropriate collection point and not place it in the normal domestic unsorted waste stream.
  • Page 65: Trademarks

    Safety and Legal Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © 2006 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 66: B Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. 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://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 67 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Printing (Continued) Difficulty Suggestions Printed text or images are skewed. Make sure the paper is loaded properly in the paper tray and the paper side guide is adjusted correctly. (See Loading paper and other media on page 14.) Make sure the Jam Clear Cover is set properly.
  • Page 68 Scanning Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions TWAIN/WIA errors appear while Make sure the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver is chosen as the primary source. In scanning. ® PaperPort SE with OCR, click File, Scan and choose the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver. Poor scanning results when using Try using the scanner glass.
  • Page 69 Enter any name, port number (54295 for network scanning), choose UDP and click OK. Make sure if the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. Your computer cannot find your ® <Windows users>...
  • Page 70: Error Messages

    As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your machine identifies the error and shows an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most errors by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 71 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Error Message Cause Action The machine is out of paper or Do one of the following: No Paper Fed paper is not properly loaded in Refill the paper in the paper tray, and the paper tray. then press Mono Start or Colour Start.
  • Page 72: Changing Lcd Language

    Changing LCD language Close the ADF cover. Press Stop/Exit. You can change the LCD language. Note Press Menu To avoid future document jams close the Press a or b to select ADF cover properly by pushing it gently in the middle. Initial Setup.
  • Page 73: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Printer jam or paper jam Take out the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Open and close the scanner cover to clear the error. Pull the paper tray (1) out of the machine.
  • Page 74: Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Lift the scanner cover to release the lock (1). Gently push the scanner cover support down (2) and close the scanner Replacing the ink cartridges cover (3). Your machine is equipped with an ink dot counter. The ink dot counter automatically monitors the level of ink in each of the 4 cartridges.
  • Page 75 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Each colour has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. brother XXXX Lift the lock release lever and push it until it clicks, and then close the ink Open the new ink cartridge bag for the cartridge cover.
  • Page 76: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother does not CAUTION therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother Branded DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do cartridges or the refilling of empty not need to replace them.
  • Page 77: Cleaning The Scanner

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Cleaning the scanner Clean the outside of the machine as follows: Lift the document cover (1). Clean the Pull the paper tray (1) completely out of scanner glass (2) and white plastic (3) the machine. with isopropyl alcohol on a soft lint-free cloth.
  • Page 78: Cleaning The Machine Printer Platen

    Cleaning the machine printer Cleaning the Paper Pick-up platen Roller Pull the paper tray completely out of the WARNING machine. Unplug the machine from the AC power Unplug the machine from the electrical outlet before cleaning the printer platen (1). socket and remove the Jam Clear Cover (1).
  • Page 79: Cleaning The Print Head

    If you clean the print head at least five Start. times and the print has not improved, call The machine starts printing the Print your Brother dealer. Quality Check Sheet again and then returns to step e. Checking the print quality Press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 80: Checking The Printing Alignment

    If the number 5 sample of both the new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, 600 dpi and 1200 dpi are the best call your Brother dealer. matches, press + (Yes) to finish Alignment Check, and go to step h.
  • Page 81: Machine Information

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Machine Information Packing and shipping the machine Checking the serial number When you transport the machine, use the You can see the machine’s serial number on packing materials that came with your the LCD. machine. If you do not pack the machine properly, you could void your warranty.
  • Page 82 Wrap the machine in the bag and put it CAUTION in the original carton with the original packing material. If you are not able to find the yellow protective part, DO NOT remove the ink cartridges before shipping. It is essential that the machine be shipped with either the yellow protective parts or the ink cartridges in position.
  • Page 83: C Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen Menu keys programming Access the main Your machine is designed to be easy to use menu. with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu Access its menu of selections your machine has to offer.
  • Page 84: Menu Table

    Descriptions Page — Sets the type of paper in the General Setup Paper Type Plain Paper* paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Sets the size of the paper in Paper Size Letter the paper tray. Legal...
  • Page 85 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Chooses the BOOT method TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* that best suits your needs. Network (DCP 540CN Static User's only) Guide RARP on the BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP address. IP Address [000-255].
  • Page 86 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Restores all network Factory Reset settings to the factory Network (DCP 540CN default. User's only) Guide (Continued) on the — — Print Reports Help List — — User Settings — — Network Config (DCP-540CN only) —...
  • Page 87: Print Settings

    Choose the print quality. Print Normal Quality Photo* — — Choose the paper type. Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* (When A4 or — Choose the paper and print Paper Size Letter Letter is selected) size. 10x8cm 10x15cm*...
  • Page 88 Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — — Adjusts the contrast. Contrast Adjusts the hue of the white Color White Balance areas. Enhance Off* Enhances the detail of the Sharpness image. Adjusts the total amount of Color Density colour in the image. —...
  • Page 89 Custom(25-400%) — — Choose the paper type that Paper Type Plain Paper* matches the paper in the Inkjet Paper tray. Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — — Choose the paper size that Paper Size Letter matches the paper in the Legal tray.
  • Page 90 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Adjusts the amount of Red Color Adjust in copies. — Adjusts the amount of Green Green in copies. — Adjusts the amount of Blue Blue in copies. — — You can choose to stack or Stack/Sort Stack* (DCP-540CN...
  • Page 91 Menu and Features Scan ( Level1 Option1 Option2 Option3 Descriptions Page Scan to E-mail — — — You can scan a monochrome or a colour document into Software your E-mail application. User's Guide on Scan to Image — — — You can scan a colour picture the CD- into your graphics...
  • Page 92: Specifications

    Ink Jet Piezo with 94 × 1 nozzles Print Method Black: Colour: Piezo with 94 × 3 nozzles LCD (liquid crystal display) 50.8 mm (2.0 in) Colour LCD (DCP-330C/DCP-540CN) Power Source AC 220 to 240V 50/60Hz Power Consumption Power Save Mode: Average 5.5 W...
  • Page 93 351 mm (13.8 in.) 443 mm (17.4 in.) 443 mm (17.4 in.) Weight 7.3 kg (16.06 lb) (DCP-330C) 8.0 kg (17.6 lb) (DCP-540CN) Noise Operating: 50 dB or less Temperature Operating: 10 to 35° C (50° F to 95° F) Best Print 20 to 33°...
  • Page 94: Print Media

    Print media Paper Input Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper transparencies and envelopes Paper size: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo card, Index card and Post card For more details, see Paper weight, thickness and capacity on page 13.
  • Page 95: Copy

    Resolution (Monochrome) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 1200×1200 dpi (Colour) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 600×1200 dpi Based on Brother standard pattern. (Fast mode/Stack Copy) Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document.
  • Page 96: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ Available Media ® CompactFlash (Type I only) (Microdrive™ is not compatible) (Compact I/O card such as Compact LAN card and Compact Modem card are not supported.) ® Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™ (Not available for music data with MagicGate™) MultiMediaCard™...
  • Page 97: Scanner

    XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows XP (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility)
  • Page 98: Printer

    Printer Printer Driver ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and XP driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability Brother Ink Driver ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Resolution Up to 1200 × 6000 dpi 1200 × 2400 dpi 1200 ×...
  • Page 99: Interfaces

    Specifications Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 6 feet (2.0 m). LAN cable (DCP-540CN only) Ethernet UTP cable category 5 or greater. Your machine has a full-speed USB 2.0 interface. This interface is compatible with Hi-Speed USB 2.0; however, the maximum data transfer rate will be 12 Mbits/s.
  • Page 100: Computer Requirements

    10/100BASE-TX Disk System (DCP-540CN onl y ) Third party USB ports are not supported. For the latest driver updates, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com Removable disk is a function of PhotoCapture Center™. Power PC G3/G4/G5, Intel Core Solo/Duo.
  • Page 101: Consumable Items

    Specifications Consumable items The machine uses individual Black, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta ink cartridges that are separate from the print head assembly. Service Life of Ink Replacement Ink Cartridges Cartridge Black - Approximately 500 pages at 5% coverageYellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 400 pages at 5% coverage The first time you install a set of ink cartridges the machine will use an amount of ink to fill the ink delivery tubes for high quality...
  • Page 102: Network (Lan) (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN only) You can connect your machine to a network for Network Printing ® and Network Scanning (Windows only). Also included is Brother BRAdmin Professional Network Management software for ® ® Windows and BRAdmin Light for Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater.
  • Page 103: Glossary

    Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. ADF (automatic document feeder) PictBridge The document can be placed in the ADF Allows you to print photos directly from...
  • Page 104: Index

    Index Unable to Print ........63 Unable to Scan ........63 ADF (automatic document feeder) .....8 ADF cover ..........64 ® ® Apple Macintosh Gray scale ..........89 See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM........... HELP LCD messages ........75 Cleaning using Menu keys .......
  • Page 105 Index xD-Picture Card™ ........ 32 PictBridge DPOF Printing ........45 Network ® ® Presto! PageManager Printing ® ® See Help in Presto! PageManager See Network User's Guide on the access the User’s Guide......CD-ROM..........Print Scanning area ............19 See Software User's Guide on the difficulties ..........
  • Page 106 Transparencies ......10 Troubleshooting ........58 checking ink volume ......72 document jam ........64 error messages on LCD ......62 if you are having difficulty copying ..........59 Network ..........60 PhotoCapture Center™ .....60 printing ..........58 scanning ..........60 software ..........60 paper jam ..........65 print quality ..........71 ®...
  • Page 107 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com LP3294003 UK/IRE/GEN Printed in China...

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