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USER 'S GUIDE
DCP-8040
DCP-8045D

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  • Page 1 USER ’S GUIDE DCP-8040 DCP-8045D...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions To use the DCP safely Save these instructions for later reference. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the DCP or clear a paper jam, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the power outlet. (Example for U.K.) After you use the DCP, some internal parts are extremely HOT! To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your fingers in the area shown in...
  • Page 4 To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your fingers in the area shown in the illustration. WARNING ■ When you move the DCP, grasp the side handholds that are under the scanner. Do NOT carry the DCP by holding it at the bottom.
  • Page 5: Choosing A Location

    Choosing a location Place your DCP on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the DCP near a telephone socket and a standard, grounded power outlet. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10°...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ... 1-1 Using this Guide ... 1-1 Finding information... 1-1 Symbols used in this Guide ... 1-1 DCP part names and operations ... 1-2 Control panel overview ... 1-6 Status LED indications ... 1-8 Inserting Originals for copying (and scanning) ... 1-10 Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) ...
  • Page 7 Changing the default copy settings... 5-20 Quality ...5-20 Contrast ... 5-20 Using the DCP as a printer ... 6-1 Using the Brother DCP-8040, DCP-8045D printer driver... 6-1 How to print your document... 6-2 Simultaneous printing and scanning... 6-3 Two-sided printing (Duplex Printing)... 6-3 Automatic Duplex Printing (For DCP-8045D) ...
  • Page 8 Restoring default settings ... 6-19 Printer driver settings ... 7-1 Printer driver settings... 7-1 How to access the printer driver settings... 7-1 Features in the Brother Native Driver ... 7-2 Basic tab... 7-2 Paper Size ... 7-3 Multiple Page... 7-3 Orientation ...
  • Page 9 You can Export items in other formats... 8-23 Exporting an image file ... 8-23 How to Uninstall PaperPort OmniPage Using the Brother Control Center ... 9-1 Brother MFL-Pro Control Center... 9-1 AutoLoad the Brother Control Center ... 9-2 How to turn off AutoLoad ... 9-2 Brother Control Center features...
  • Page 10 Number of copies ... 9-17 Using the Windows Control Center ... 10-1 Brother SmartUI Control Center ... 10-1 AutoLoad the Brother Control Center ... 10-2 How to turn off Auto Load... 10-2 Brother Control Center features ... 10-3 Auto Configuration... 10-4 Hardware Section: Changing the Scan to button configuration ...
  • Page 11 2. Select Configuration for the Scan Type...10-28 3. Select Scan Settings..10-32 Using your DCP with a Macintosh Setting up your USB-equipped Apple Using the Brother printer driver with your Apple Macintosh Using the Brother Printer Driver with Your Apple Macintosh Choosing page setup options ...
  • Page 12 Network Scanning ... 12-1 Network License ... 12-1 Registering your PC with the DCP ... 12-1 Using the Scan key... 12-5 Scan to E-mail (PC)... 12-5 Scan to Image ... 12-7 Scan to OCR ... 12-8 Scan to File... 12-9 Important information ...
  • Page 13 Optional accessories ... 15-1 Memory board... 15-1 Installing the optional memory board... 15-2 Network (LAN) board ... 15-5 Before starting installation ... 15-6 Step 1: Hardware installation... 15-6 Step 2: Connecting the NC-9100h to an Unshielded Twisted Pair 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Ethernet Network ...
  • Page 14: Introduction

    Introduction Using this Guide Thank you for buying a Brother Digital Copier Printer (DCP). Your DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D is simple to use, with LCD screen instructions to guide you through programming it. You can make the most of your DCP by taking a few minutes to read this Guide.
  • Page 15: Dcp Part Names And Operations

    DCP part names and operations ■ Front view 4 Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 3 Face-down Output Tray Support Flap with Extension 2 Front Cover Release Button 1 (DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray (MP Tray) No. Name (DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray (MP Tray) Front Cover Release Button...
  • Page 16 No. Name ADF Document Output Support Flap Unfold to prevent the scanned pages Document Cover Control Panel Power Switch Front Cover Paper Tray (Tray #1) Description from sliding off the DCP. Open to place the document on the scanner glass. Use the keys and display to control the DCP.
  • Page 17: Back View

    ■ Back view 15 Face-up Output Tray (Back Output Tray) 14 AC Power Connector 13 Duplex Tray (DCP-8045D) 12 Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing (DCP-8045D) No. Name Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing (DCP-8045D) Duplex Tray (DCP-8045D) AC Power Connector Face-up Output Tray (Back Output Tray) ADF Cover...
  • Page 18 ■ Inside view (Document cover open) 22 Document Cover 21 Scanner Lock Lever 20 Glass Strip 19 Document Guidelines No. Name Document Guidelines Glass Strip Scanner Lock Lever Document Cover White Film Scanner Glass Description Use to center the document on the scanner glass. This is used to scan documents when using the ADF.
  • Page 19: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D have similar control panel keys. Print keys: Secure Lets you print out data saved in memory by entering your four-digit password. Job Cancel Clears data from the printer memory. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) The LED will flash and change color depending on the DCP status.
  • Page 20 Copy keys (Temporary Settings): Enlarge/Reduce Lets you reduce or enlarge copies depending upon the ratio you select. Contrast Lets you make a copy that is lighter or darker than the original. Quality Lets you select the copy quality for your type of original. Tray Select You can select which tray you would like to use for the next copy.
  • Page 21: Status Led Indications

    Status LED indications Status LED (Light Emitting Diode) will flash and change color depending on the DCP status. The LED indications shown in the table below are used in the illustrations in this chapter. Green Green DCP status Sleep Mode Warming Up Green Ready...
  • Page 22 If you cannot clear the error and see the same service call indication after turning the DCP back on, call your dealer or Brother authorized service center. The cover is open. Close the cover. (See Error messages on page 14-1.)
  • Page 23: Inserting Originals For Copying (and Scanning)

    Inserting Originals for copying (and scanning) You can copy from either the ADF (automatic document feeder) or from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) The automatic document feeder (ADF) can hold up to 50 pages, feeding each one individually through the DCP. Use standard (20 lb/75g/m ) paper when using the ADF.
  • Page 24 Adjust the paper guides to fit the width of your documents. The documents are Face Up in the ADF Start Press . The DCP starts scanning the first page. ADF Document Output Support Flap INTRODUCTION 1 - 11...
  • Page 25: Using The Scanner Glass

    Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy one page at a time, or pages of a book. To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. You can make multiple copies; however, if you want them sorted you must use the ADF.
  • Page 26: Paper

    Paper About paper Type and size of paper The DCP loads paper from the installed paper tray, manual feed tray, multi-purpose tray or optional lower tray. Tray Type Paper tray (Tray #1) Manual feed tray Multi-purpose tray (MP tray) Optional lower tray (Tray #2) Recommended paper Plain Paper: Xerox Premier 80 g/m...
  • Page 27: Choosing Acceptable Paper

    Do not use ink jet paper. It may cause a paper jam and damage your DCP. The output quality depends on the paper type and paper brand. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com and check the latest recommendations for paper that can be used with the DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D.
  • Page 28: Paper Capacity Of The Paper Trays

    Paper capacity of the paper trays Paper size Multi-purpose tray Width: 69.8 to 220 mm (MP tray) Height: 116 to 406.4 mm (DCP-8045D) Manual feed tray Width: 69.8 to 220 mm (DCP-8040) Height: 116 to 406.4 mm Paper tray (Tray #1) A4, Letter, Legal, B5 (ISO), B5 (JIS), Executive, A5, A6, B6 (ISO)
  • Page 29: Paper Specifications For Each Paper Tray

    Paper specifications for each paper tray Model Paper Multi- types purpose tray Manual feed tray Paper tray Optional Lower tray Paper Multi- weights purpose tray Manual feed tray Paper tray Optional Lower tray Paper Multi- sizes purpose tray Manual feed tray Paper tray Optional Lower Tray...
  • Page 30: How To Load Paper

    How to load paper To load paper or other media in the paper tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Check that the guides are firmly in the slots. For Legal size paper, press the universal guide release button and pull out the back of the paper tray.
  • Page 31 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray, below the maximum paper mark, and that the paper guide is flush against the paper stack.
  • Page 32: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Manual Feed Tray (for Dcp-8040)

    To load paper or other media in the manual feed tray (For DCP-8040) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the manual feed tray. Open the manual feed tray. Slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. Using both hands put paper in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller.
  • Page 33 When you put paper in the manual feed, please remember the following: ■ The side to be printed on must be face up. ■ Put the leading edge (top of the paper) in first and push it gently into the tray. ■...
  • Page 34: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray) (for Dcp-8045d)

    To load paper or other media in the multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the multi-purpose tray. Open the MP tray and lower it gently. Pull out and unfold the MP tray support flap. MP tray support flap PAPER 2 - 9...
  • Page 35 When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure it touches the back of the tray. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the MP tray. If it is not, the paper may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
  • Page 36: To Use Automatic Duplexing For Copy And Print Operations (for Dcp-8045d)

    To use Automatic Duplexing for copy and print operations (For DCP-8045D) If you want to print on both sides of the paper using the Duplex feature for copy or print, you will need to set the Paper Adjustment Lever to the size of paper you are using. This feature is available for A4, Letter or Legal size paper.
  • Page 37: On-screen Programming

    On-screen programming User-friendly programming Your DCP is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming using the navigation keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your DCP has to offer. Since your programming is done on the LCD, we have created step-by-step on-screen instructions to help you program your DCP.
  • Page 38: Navigation Keys

    Navigation keys You can access the menu mode by pressing When you enter the menu, the LCD scrolls. Press for General Setup menu —OR— Press for Copy menu —OR— Press for Printer menu —OR— Press for LAN menu (Only if the optional LAN board (NC-9100h) is installed.) —OR—...
  • Page 39 The LCD will then show the next menu level. Press to scroll to your next menu selection. Press When you finish setting an option, the LCD shows Accepted . to scroll backward if you passed your choices or want to save keystrokes. The current setting is always the option with “...
  • Page 40 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 1.Paper Type Setup 2.Paper Size The default settings are shown in Bold with . to select Menu Options Selections 1.MP Tray Thin (DCP-8045D) Plain...
  • Page 41 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 3.Beeper Setup (Continued) 4.Ecology 5.Tray Use: Copy (For DCP-8040, this menu does not appear.) (If you have the optional tray #2, see page 3-10.) 5.LCD Contrast...
  • Page 42 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 7.Page Setup Counter (Continued) (For DCP-8040) 8.Page Counter (For DCP-8045D) (If you have the optional tray #2, see page 3-10.) 8.System Setup (For DCP-8040) 9.System...
  • Page 43 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 2.Copy 1.Quality 2.Contrast 3.Printer 1.Emulation 2.Print Options 3.Reset Printer The default settings are shown in Bold with . 3 - 7 ON-SCREEN PROGRAMMING to select Menu Options...
  • Page 44 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select If you installed optional LAN board (NC-9100h), the LCD shows the following LAN menu. (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu 4.LAN 1.Setup TCP/IP...
  • Page 45 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu 4.LAN 1.Setup TCP/IP (option) (Continued) (Continued) 2.Setup Misc. The default settings are shown in Bold with . 3 - 9 ON-SCREEN PROGRAMMING to select Menu...
  • Page 46: Menu Options

    If you have the optional paper tray, the LCD displays these menu options. (For DCP-8040 with the optional paper tray #2) Main Menu Submenu 1.General 5.Tray Use: Setup Copy 6.LCD Contrast 7.Drum Life 8.Page Counter 9.System Setup (For DCP-8045D with the optional paper tray #2) Main Menu Submenu 1.General...
  • Page 47: Key Operations Table

    Key Operations table You can use the keys on the control panel to conveniently choose temporary copy settings and access the scanning operations. The Key Operations Table below will help you understand the options they provide. Temporary keys Options Secure —...
  • Page 48: Getting Started

    Getting started General Setup Setting the Paper Type To get the best print quality, set the DCP for the type of paper you are using. For DCP-8040 Menu Press —OR— If you have the optional paper tray, Menu press paper type for Tray #1 or to set the paper type for Tray #2 .
  • Page 49 For DCP-8045D Menu Press paper type for MP Tray . —OR— Menu Press paper type for Tray #1 . —OR— If you have the optional paper tray, press the paper type for Tray #2 . Press Plain , Thick , Thicker or Transparency .
  • Page 50: Setting The Paper Size

    Setting the Paper Size You can use eight sizes of paper for printing copies: A4, letter, legal, executive, A5, A6, B5 and B6. When you change the size of paper in the DCP, you will need to change the setting for Paper Size at the same time so your DCP can fit reduced copy on the page.
  • Page 51: Setting The Beeper Volume

    Setting the Beeper Volume You can change the beeper volume. The default setting is Med . When the beeper is on, the DCP beeps every time you press a key or make a mistake. Menu Press Press option. ( Low , Med , High or Off ) Press Stop/Exit Press...
  • Page 52: Sleep Time

    Sleep Time Setting the Sleep Time reduces power consumption by turning off the fuser inside the DCP, while it is idle. You can choose how long the DCP is idle (from 00 to 99 minutes) before it goes into sleep mode.
  • Page 53: Power Save

    Power Save Setting Power Save mode reduces power consumption. If Power Save Mode is switched On , when the DCP is idle and the scanner lamp is turned off, it drops into power save mode in approx. 10 minutes automatically. Menu Press Press...
  • Page 54: Setting The Tray Use For Copy Mode

    Setting the Tray Use for Copy mode If your DCP is a DCP-8040 without the optional tray #2, you can skip this setting. DCP-8040 The default setting of Auto allows * Tray #2 when paper is out in Tray #1 or * document will fit best on the paper in Tray #2.
  • Page 55: Setting The Lcd Contrast

    Setting the LCD Contrast You can change the contrast to help the LCD look lighter or darker. (DCP-8040) Press (DCP-8045D) Press —OR— If you have the optional tray #2, Menu press Press to increase the contrast. —OR— Press to decrease the contrast. Press Stop/Exit Press...
  • Page 56: Making Copies

    Making copies Using the DCP as a copier You can use your DCP as a copier, making up to 99 copies at a time. Printable area The printable area of your DCP begins at approximately 2 mm from both ends and 3 mm from the top or bottom of the paper. Ex: A4 (Document) A4 (Paper) Unprintable...
  • Page 57: Temporary Copy Settings

    Temporary copy settings You can improve your copies by using the Temporary Copy Keys: Enlarge/Reduce Contrast Quality Tray Select Sort N in 1 Duplex/N in 1 (For DCP-8040) or (For DCP-8045D). These settings are temporary, and the DCP returns to its default settings 1 minute after it finishes copying.
  • Page 58: Making A Single Copy From The Adf

    Making a single copy from the ADF Place the document face up in the ADF. Start Press Do NOT pull on the document while copying is in progress. To stop copying and eject the document, press Making multiple copies from the ADF Insert the document face up in the ADF.
  • Page 59: Single Or Multiple Copies Using The Scanner Glass

    Single or multiple copies using the scanner glass You can make multiple copies using the scanner glass. Multiple copies will be stacked (all copies of page 1, then all copies of page 2, and so on). Use the Temporary Copy keys to choose more settings. (See Using the Copy keys (Temporary settings) on page 5-6.) Lift the Document Cover.
  • Page 60: Out Of Memory Message

    Out of Memory message If the Out of Memory message Stop/Exit appears, press Start press to copy scanned pages. You will need to clear some jobs from the memory before you can continue. Then if this error message appears more than once you may wish to consider increasing the memory size.
  • Page 61: Using The Copy Keys (temporary Settings)

    Using the Copy keys (Temporary settings) When you want to change the settings only for the next copy, use the Temporary Copy keys. Temporary Copy keys You can use different combinations. The large LCD shows your current Copy mode settings. Enlg/Red:100% Quality :Auto Contrast:-...
  • Page 62: Enlarge/reduce

    Enlarge/Reduce You can select the following enlargement or reduction ratios. Auto sets the DCP to calculate the reduction ratio that fits the size of your paper. Custom allows you to enter a ratio from 25% to 400%. Enlarge/Reduce Press Auto appears only when you place the document in the ADF. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 63 Press you want. Press —OR— You can select Custom (25-400%) and press Use the dial pad to enter an enlargement or reduction ratio from 25% to 400% . Press (For example, press Start Press —OR— Press other temporary copy keys for more settings. ■...
  • Page 64: Quality (type Of Document)

    Quality (type of document) You can select the Quality for your type of document. The default setting is Auto , which is used for documents that contain both text and photographs. Text is used for documents containing only text. Photo is used for copying photographs. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 65: Contrast

    Contrast You can adjust copy contrast to make copies darker or lighter. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99). Contrast Press Press...
  • Page 66: Tray Select

    Tray Select You can change the tray use only for the next copy. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).
  • Page 67: Duplex/n In 1

    Duplex/N in 1 ‘Duplex’ prints on both sides of the paper. Temporary Level 1 Press N in 1 Duplex/N in 1 (DCP-8045D) N in 1 (DCP-8040) Duplex(1 in 1) (DCP-8045D) 5 - 12 MAKING COPIES Level 2 Option document — 2 in 1 (P) 2 in 1 (L) 4 in 1 (P)
  • Page 68 Temporary Level 1 Press Duplex(2 in 1) Duplex/N in 1 (DCP-8045D) (DCP-8045D) N in 1 (DCP-8040) Duplex(4 in 1) (DCP-8045D) Poster Level 2 Option document — Portrait1 Portrait2 Landscape1 Landscape2 — Portrait1 Portrait2 Landscape1 Landscape2 — — — — MAKING COPIES 5 - 13 Finished Layout...
  • Page 69: Duplex/n In 1 Copy

    Duplex/N in 1 copy N in 1 copy You can save paper by copying either two or four pages onto one page. Please make sure paper size is set to A4 , Letter or Legal . Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 70 Select and press to copy next page. Repeat Steps 7 and 8 for each page of the layout. After all the pages of the document have been scanned, select and press ■ ( P ) means Portrait and ( L ) means Landscape. ■...
  • Page 71 Poster You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. You must use the scanner glass. Place the document face down on the scanner glass. Duplex/N in 1 Press Press Start Press The DCP starts scans the original and prints the pages for the poster.
  • Page 72: Duplex (1 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (1 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Make a double-sided copy from a single-sided document Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).
  • Page 73 Make a double-sided copy from a double-sided document Place the document face up in the ADF. Duplex/N in 1 Press Duplex(1 in 1) . Press Press Press Press Press Start Press Make sure that you have put the documents in the ADF as shown on the LCD and press After all the pages of the document have been scanned on one side, turn the other side of the document face up in the ADF.
  • Page 74: Duplex (2 In 1) And Duplex (4 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (2 in 1) and Duplex (4 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99). Duplex/N in 1 Press Duplex(2 in 1) or Duplex(4 in 1) .
  • Page 75: Changing The Default Copy Settings

    Changing the default copy settings You can adjust the copy settings that are shown in the chart. These settings will stay until you change them again. Submenu Menu Selections 1 . Quality — 2 . Contrast — Quality Menu Press Press Photo or Auto .
  • Page 76: Using The Dcp As A Printer

    The printer drivers are on the CD-ROM we have supplied. Install the drivers first by following the Quick Setup Guide. Also, the latest printer driver can be downloaded from the Brother Solutions Center at: http://solutions.brother.com or visit the support site at: http://www.brother-uk.com...
  • Page 77: How To Print Your Document

    From your computer select the Print command. If your computer is also connected to any other printers, select Brother DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D (USB) Printer as your printer driver from the Print or Print Settings menu in your software application, and then click on OK to begin printing.
  • Page 78: Simultaneous Printing And Scanning

    Simultaneous printing and scanning Your DCP can print from your computer while scanning the document into the computer. Two-sided printing (Duplex Printing) The supplied printer driver supports duplex printing. (For more information, see Duplex Printing on page 7-6.) Automatic Duplex Printing (For DCP-8045D) In this mode, the DCP prints on both sides of the A4 , Letter or Legal paper automatically.
  • Page 79: Manual Duplex Printing

    Manual Duplex Printing The DCP prints all the even-numbered pages on one side of the paper first. ® Then, the Windows driver instructs you (with a pop-up message) to reinsert the paper. Before reinserting the paper, straighten it well, or you may get a paper jam.
  • Page 80: Face-down Output Tray

    Face-down output tray The DCP ejects paper with printed surfaces face down into the output tray in the front of the DCP. Unfold the support flap to support the printed pages. When printing transparencies, remove each one from the support flap after it exits the DCP. Support Flap with Extension Printing on plain paper...
  • Page 81: The Mp Tray (for Dcp-8045d)

    Using both hands put paper in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller and the DCP grips the paper. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the manual feed tray.
  • Page 82 When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure it touches the back of the tray. Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the MP tray. If it is not, the paper may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
  • Page 83: Printing On Thicker Paper And Card Stock

    Printing on thicker paper and card stock When the back output tray is pulled down, the DCP has a straight paper path from the manual feed tray or the MP tray through to the back of the DCP. Use this paper feed and output method when you want to print on thicker (106 - 161 g/m The manual feed tray (For DCP-8040) Select the Paper Size, Media Type, Paper Source, and other...
  • Page 84 Using both hands put the paper in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller and the DCP grips the paper. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position in the manual feed tray.
  • Page 85: The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray) (for Dcp-8045d)

    The multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) Select the Paper Size, Media Type, Paper Source, and other settings in the printer driver. Media Type: Thick paper or Thicker paper Paper Source: MP Tray Open the back output tray, and then unfold the face-up output tray support if necessary.
  • Page 86 While pressing the paper-guide release lever, slide the paper guide to fit the paper size. When you put paper in the MP tray, please remember the following; ■ During printing, the inside tray rises to feed paper into the DCP. ■...
  • Page 87: Printing On Envelopes

    Printing on envelopes To print on envelopes use manual feed tray or multi-purpose tray. ■ The DCP automatically turns on the Manual Feed mode when you put paper in the manual feed tray. ■ All sides should be properly folded without any wrinkles or creases.
  • Page 88 For DCP-8040: Open the back output tray. Open the manual feed tray. Slide the paper guides to fit the envelope size. If envelopes are creased after they have been printed: At the back of the DCP, open the back output tray and push down the blue tabs at the left and right hand sides (as shown in the figure on the next page).
  • Page 89 Using both hands put the envelope in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the envelope touches the paper feed roller and the DCP will grip the envelope. ■ Make sure the envelope is straight as you insert it in the manual feed tray.
  • Page 90 For DCP-8045D: Open the back output tray, and then pull out the face-up output tray support if necessary. Open the MP tray and lower it gently. Pull out the MP tray support flap. If envelopes are creased after they have been printed: At the back of the DCP, open the back output tray and push down the blue tabs at the left and right hand sides (as shown in the figure on the next page).
  • Page 91 Put the envelopes in the MP tray so that they touch the back of the tray. Do not put more than 3 envelopes in the MP tray at any one time, or it may cause a jam. Make sure that the envelopes are neatly stacked and in the proper position in the MP tray.
  • Page 92: Printer Operation Keys

    (See Device Options on page 7-11.) Secure Key function is not available when using the Brother BR-Script driver. Secure Press —OR— The LCD displays No Data ! if there is no secured data in the memory.
  • Page 93: Setting The Emulation Selection

    Enter your password using the control panel. Press Press Print . Press . The DCP prints the data. —OR— If you want to delete the secured data press select Delete . Stop/Exit Press ■ If you turn the power switch off, the secured data saved in memory will be cleared.
  • Page 94: Printing The Internal Font List

    Printing the Internal Font List You can print a list of the DCP’s internal (or resident) fonts to see how each font looks before you select it. Menu Press Start Press . The DCP prints the list. Stop/Exit Press Printing the Print Configuration List You can print a list of current printer settings.
  • Page 95: Printer Driver Settings

    These settings are not available with the Universal printer driver. How to access the printer driver settings Select Print from the File menu in your application software. Select Brother DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D (USB) Printer as your printer and click Preferences for Windows (Properties for Windows Defeaults for Windows NT dialog box will appear.
  • Page 96: Features In The Brother Native Driver

    Features in the Brother Native Driver The Brother Native driver is a printer driver developed exclusively by Brother. This driver includes more features than Microsoft ® Windows Universal printer driver. Basic tab Select the Paper Size, Multiple Page, Border Line (if any) and Orientation.
  • Page 97: Paper Size

    Paper Size From the drop-down box select the Paper Size you are using. Multiple Page The Multiple Page selection can reduce the image size of a page allowing multiple pages to be printed on one sheet of paper or enlarging the image size for printing one page on multiple sheets of paper.
  • Page 98: Media Type

    Collate With the Collate check box selected, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then repeated for the number of copies you selected. If the Collate check box is not selected, then each page will be printed for all the copies selected before the next page of the document is printed.
  • Page 99: Advanced Tab

    Advanced tab To return to the default settings, click the Default button. Change the tab settings by selecting one of the following icons: 1 Print Quality 2 Duplex 3 Watermark 4 Page Setting 5 Device Options Print Quality Resolution You can change the resolution as follows: ■...
  • Page 100: Duplex Printing

    Toner Save Mode You can save running costs by turning on the Toner Save Mode, which reduces the print density. Print Setting ® For Windows 98/98SE/Me Print Setting is used for optimizing your print quality for the type of document being printed (Photos, Graphics or Scanned Images). When you choose Auto (Recommended), the printer automatically prints with the most suitable print settings.
  • Page 101 Use Duplex Unit (For DCP-8045D) Check the Duplex box and then select Use Duplex Unit. In this mode the DCP prints on both sides of the paper automatically. Manual Duplex Check the Duplex box and then select Manual Duplex. In this mode, the DCP prints all the even numbered pages first.
  • Page 102: Watermark

    Watermark You can place a logo or text into your document as a Watermark. You can select one of the preset Watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file or text file that you have created. Check Use Watermark, and then select the watermark you want to use.
  • Page 103 Watermark Setting You can change the Watermark’s size and position on the page by selecting the Watermark, and clicking the Edit button. If you want to add a new Watermark, click the New button, and then select Text or Bitmap in the Watermark Style. ■...
  • Page 104: Page Setting

    Page Setting You can change the print size of your document with the Scaling feature. ■ Check Off if you want to print the document as it appears on your screen. ■ Check Fit to Paper Size, if your document has an unusual size, or if you have only the standard size paper.
  • Page 105: Device Options

    Device Options Lets you set the following Printer Functions: Secure Print Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the DCP. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the DCP, you must use the control panel of the DCP (with the password) to print them.
  • Page 106 Quick Print Setup The Quick Print Setup feature allows you to quickly select driver settings. To view setting, simply click your mouse button on the task tray icon. This feature can be set to ON or OFF from the Device Options section.
  • Page 107 Print Date & Time When enabled the Print Date and Time feature will automatically print the date and time from your computers system clock on your document. Click the Setting button to change the Date and Time Format. You can change the Font by clicking the Font button or the Position. To include a background with the Date and Time select Opaque.
  • Page 108: Accessories Tab

    Accessories tab The Accessories Tab includes the settings for configuring the printer driver for the size of paper loaded in each paper source. This tab also installs any additional options into the driver settings. Paper Source Setting To configure the paper size for each paper source, highlight the source in the Paper Source Setting list.
  • Page 109 Available Options In order to access the optional 2nd paper tray the option must be installed in the driver. Highlight the model number from the Available Options list and click Add. The optional tray will then be listed in the Installed box, Paper Source Setting list and the screen illustration will display the 2nd tray.
  • Page 110: Support Tab

    Support tab The Support tab provides driver version and setting information. In addition there are links to the Brother Solutions Center and the Driver Update Web sites. Click the Support tab to display the following screen: Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center is a Web site offering information...
  • Page 111: Features In The Ps Printer Driver (for Windows ® )

    When the Setup Type screen appears, select Custom and check the PS Printer Driver. Then continue following on-screen instructions. You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com The screens in this section are from Windows The screens on your PC will vary depending on your Operating System.
  • Page 112: Ports Tab

    Ports tab Select the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using. PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS 7 - 18...
  • Page 113: Device Settings Tab

    Device Settings tab Select the options you installed. 7 - 19 PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS...
  • Page 114: Layout Tab

    Layout tab If you are using Windows NT can access the Layout tab by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother DCP-8045D BR-Script3 Properties screen. You can change the Layout setting by selecting the setting in the Orientation, Page Order and Pages Per Sheet.
  • Page 115: Paper/quality Tab

    Paper/Quality tab If you are using Windows NT can access the Paper/Quality tab by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother BR-Script3 Properties screen. Select the Paper Source. 7 - 21 PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS ® ® 4.0, Windows...
  • Page 116: Advanced Options

    Advanced Options If you are using Windows NT can access the Advanced Options tab by clicking Advanced... button in the Layout tab or the Paper/Quality tab. Select the Paper Size and Copy Count. Set the Print Quality, Scaling and TrueType Font setting. You can change settings by selecting the setting in the Printer Features list: ■...
  • Page 117: How To Scan Using Windows

    This means that not only can you scan images directly into the ® PaperPort viewer that Brother included with your DCP, but you can also scan images directly into hundreds of other software applications that support TWAIN scanning. These applications include popular programs like Adobe ®...
  • Page 118: How To Access The Scanner

    Select Scan from the File drop-down menu or select the Scan button. Select Brother DCP-8045D, Brother DCP-8045D USB or Brother DCP-8045D LAN from the Scanner drop-down list box. Click Scan. If the DCP is connected via: Parallel-use Brother DCP-8045D...
  • Page 119: Scanning A Document Into The Pc

    Scanning a document into the PC You can scan a whole page — — Scan a portion of the page after pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Place the document face up in the ADF (automatic document feeder), or face down on the scanner glass. Adjust the following settings, if required, in the Scanner window: ■...
  • Page 120: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    Select the settings for Image Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Brightness and Contrast, as needed. In the Brother DCP-8045D, Brother DCP-8045D USB or Brother DCP-8045D LAN Scanner Setup dialog box, click the PreScan button. The entire document will be scanned into the PC and will appear in the Scanning Area.
  • Page 121 Select the portion you want to scan by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it. You can enlarge the portion you selected by pressing check it. If you want to select the different portion, use undo the image. If you have used the ADF in Step 1, please place the document face up in the ADF again.
  • Page 122: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Settings in the Scanner window Image Type Select the image type of output from Photo, Web or Text. Resolution and Scan Type will be altered for each default setting. The default settings are: Image Type Photo Select for scanning photo images. Select for attaching the scanned image to web pages.
  • Page 123: Scan Type

    Scan Type Black & White: Set the Scan Type to Black & White for text or line art. Gray Scale: Set the Scan Type to Gray (Error Diffusion) or True Gray for photographic images. Colors: Set either: 256 Color, which scans up to 256 colors, or 24 bit Color which scans up to 16.8 million colors, or 24 bit Color (Fast) which does not use Color Matching and is faster than 24 bit Color.
  • Page 124: Document Size

    Document Size Set the Size to one of the following: ■ Letter (8 1/2 x 11 in.) ■ A4 (210 x 297 mm) ■ Legal (8 1/2 x 14 in.) ■ A5 (148 x 210 mm) ■ B5 (182 x 257 mm) ■...
  • Page 125 If you selected Custom as the size, The Custom Document Size dialog box will appear. Type the Name, Width and Height for the document. You can choose “mm” or “inch” as the unit for Width and Height. You can see the actual paper size you selected on the screen. ■...
  • Page 126: Scanning A Document (for Windows Xp Only)

    DCP. You can scan images directly into the ® PaperPort viewer that Brother included with your DCP or you can scan images directly into any other software application that supports WIA or TWAIN scanning. How to access the scanner The instructions for scanning in this Guide are for when you use ®...
  • Page 127: Scanning A Document Into The Pc

    Scanning a document into the PC There are two ways in which you can scan a whole page. You can either use the ADF or the Flatbed scanner glass. If you would like to scan and then crop a portion of the page after pre-scanning the document you will need to use the scanner glass (Flatbed).
  • Page 128 The scanner resolution you can select is up to 1200 × 1200 dpi. ■ For resolutions greater than 1200dpi, use the Brother Scanner Utility. (See Brother Scanner Utility on page 8-15.) To start scanning your document, click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box. HOW TO SCAN USING WINDOWS ®...
  • Page 129: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Scan button from the scanner window to scan the image.
  • Page 130 Select the portion you want to scan by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it over the area. If you require advanced settings, click Picture Type from the Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (C). You can select Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Advanced Properties.
  • Page 131: Brother Scanner Utility

    (or your software application window). Brother Scanner Utility The Brother Scanner Utility is used for configuring the scanner driver for resolutions greater than 1200dpi and for changing the paper size. If you want to set Legal size as the default size, change the setting using this utility.
  • Page 132: Using The Scan Key

    For Scan to E-mail, Scan to Image, Scan to OCR and Scan to File Before you can use connected the DCP to your Windows loaded the appropriate Brother Drivers for your version of ® Windows When you are ready to use Control Center application is running on your computer.
  • Page 133: Scan To E-mail

    Scan to E-mail You can either scan a black and white or color document into your E-mail application as a file attachment. You can change the configuration. (See Scan to E-mail on page 9-10 to 9-11.) (For ® Windows XP: See Hardware Section: Changing the Scan to button configuration on page 10-5 to 10-11.) Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 134: Scan To Ocr

    The file type and specific folder are based on the settings you have chosen in the Scan to File screen of the Brother MFL-Pro Control Center. (See Scan to File on page 9-8 to 9-9.) (For Windows Section: Changing the Scan to button configuration on page 10-5 to 10-11.)
  • Page 135: Using Scansoft ® Paperport

    2000 Professional, we recommend that you are logged on with administrator rights. 8 - 19 HOW TO SCAN USING WINDOWS ® PaperPort for Brother is a document management ® to view scanned documents. can be accessed through the ScanSoft ®...
  • Page 136: Viewing Items

    Viewing items ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort provides several ways to view items: Desktop View displays a thumbnail (a small graphic that represents each item in a Desktop or folder). ® Items in the selected folder appear on the PaperPort Desktop. You ®...
  • Page 137: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    Organizing your items in folders ® PaperPort has an easy-to-use filing system for organizing your items. The filing system consists of folders and items that you select to view in Desktop View. An item can be a PaperPort ® non-PaperPort item: ■...
  • Page 138: Scansoft ® Omnipage ® Ocr Lets You Convert

    ® ScanSoft OmniPage image text into text you can edit Software by: ® ScanSoft OmniPage ® PaperPort when you install MFL-Pro Suite on your computer. ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort ® PaperPort item (which is really just a picture of the text) into text that you can edit with a word processing application.
  • Page 139: You Can Import Items From Other Applications

    You can Import items from other applications In addition to scanning items, you can bring items into PaperPort a variety of ways and convert them to PaperPort several different ways: ■ Print to the Desktop View from another application, such as ®...
  • Page 140: How To Uninstall Paperport

    For Windows 98/98SE, and Windows NT ® Windows Select Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs and the Install/Uninstall tab. Select Brother Extensions for Paperport Add/Remove button. ® Select PaperPort 8.0 SE from the list and click the Add/Remove button. ®...
  • Page 141: Using The Brother Control Center

    Brother MFL-Pro Control Center The Brother Control Center is a software utility that pops up on the PC screen whenever paper is put in the ADF of the DCP. This allows you to quickly and with very few mouse clicks, to access the most frequently used scanning applications.
  • Page 142: Autoload The Brother Control Center

    Uncheck the ‘AutoLoad’ Pop-Up check box. icon does not appear on your task icon on the desktop or icon and click Show. Control Center button. USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER 9 - 2 ® is started. icon will ® ®...
  • Page 143: Auto Configuration

    Control Center button to display Configurations and then click it. Select a different application. For example, you can change a scan button from MS Word Pad to MS Word by changing the application that is listed for the Word Processor. 9 - 3 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 144 Copy—Allows you use the PC and any Windows printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan the page on the Brother DCP and print the copies using any of the features of the Brother DCP printer driver. —OR— ®...
  • Page 145: Scanner Settings For Scan And Copy Buttons

    Click the Modify Settings button on any of the Configuration screens. Global settings AutoLoad Pop-Up—Select this checkbox if you want Brother MFL Control Center to load when you turn on your computer. 9 - 5 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 146: Setting Up The Scanner Configurations

    Click OK to save your changes. If you make a mistake or want the default setting, just click the Restore Defaults button when the scanning mode is displayed. Faxing is only possible if you have a fax modem attached to your computer. USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER 9 - 6...
  • Page 147: Perform An Operation From The Control Center Screen

    Place the document in the DCP’s ADF, and then click OK to go to the Control Center screen. If you want to scan the document from the scanner glass, please Scan on the control panel of the DCP. 9 - 7 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 148: To Access Scan To File Configurations Screen

    Scan to File To access Scan to File Configurations screen Place the document face up in the ADF. The Brother Control Center screen will pop up. Right-click Scan to File and click on Configuration. Click the Modify Settings button to view the configuration screen of the Control Center.
  • Page 149: Destination Folder

    TIFF Multi-page - Class F (*.tif) Portable Network Graphics (*.png) FlashPix (*.fpx) To Search your system for the directory and folder you want, click the Browse button. Click OK to save your settings. 9 - 9 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 150: To Access Scan To E-mail Configurations Screen

    Scan to E-mail To access Scan to E-mail Configurations screen Place the document face up in the ADF. The Brother Control Center screen will pop up. Right-click the E-mail application button and click on Configuration. Click the Modify Settings button to view the configuration screen of the Control Center.
  • Page 151: E-mail Application

    Combine items into single file, if possible—Combines all selected items into a single file that contains multiple pages. This option is available only when the file type supports multiple pages, such as multi-page TIFF. 9 - 11 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 152: Scan To Ocr (word Processor)

    Scan to OCR (Word Processor) To access Scan to OCR Configurations screen Place the document face up in the ADF. The Brother Control Center screen will pop up. Right-click the word processor application button and click on Configuration. Click the Modify Settings button to view the configuration screen of the Control Center.
  • Page 153: Word Processor

    Single column output—Click this checkbox if you want to remove columns from multi-column documents so that converted text appears in a one-column format. 9 - 13 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER ® 8.0 SE uses the same OCR engine ®...
  • Page 154: Scan To Image

    Scan to Image To access Scan to Image Configurations screen Place the document face up in the ADF. The Brother Control Center screen will pop up. Right-click the graphic application button and click on Configuration. Click the Modify Settings button to view the configuration screen of the Control Center.
  • Page 155: Scanner Settings

    Target Application Application—From the pull-down list, select the application you want to add to this Pop-Up screen. Click the Custom Link Settings button to set up links for your user-defined application. 9 - 15 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 156: Copy

    Copy To access the Copy Configurations screen Place the document face up in the ADF. The Brother Control Center screen will pop up. Right-click the Copy and click on Configuration. Click the Modify Settings button to view the configuration screen of the Control Center.
  • Page 157: Number Of Copies

    To change any of the settings for this mode, click Modify Settings. Number of copies Copies—Enter the number of copies you want to print. To change the copy options, click the Copy Options button. Click OK to save your Copy settings. 9 - 17 USING THE BROTHER CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 158: Control Center

    Brother SmartUI Control Center (For Windows Brother SmartUI Control Center The Brother Control Center is a software utility that allows you to quite easily, with very few mouse clicks, access the most frequently used scanning applications. Using the Control Center eliminates the need to manually launch the specific applications and allows you to scan a document directly to a folder on your computer.
  • Page 159: Autoload The Brother Control Center

    AutoLoad the Brother Control Center The Control Center is initially configured to automatically load each ® time Windows is started. When the Control Center is loaded the Control Center icon will appear in the task bar. If you don’t want the Control Center to load automatically, you can turn AutoLoad off.
  • Page 160: Brother Control Center Features

    File” feature allows you to scan a document directly to your hard disk and choose the file format and destination folder without having to run any other applications. Select which section you want by clicking on the appropriate tab. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 3...
  • Page 161: Auto Configuration

    Select the Configuration tab and from the Application pull down menu select a different application. For example, you can change the E-mail scan button from Outlook Express to Outlook by changing the application that is listed. ® 10 - 4 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 162: Hardware Section: Changing The Scan To Button Configuration

    DCP. Click the Hardware Section tab at the top left of the SmartUI Control Center screen. (See Using the scan key (For USB or Parallel interface cable users) on page 8-16.) ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 5...
  • Page 163: Scan To E-mail

    E-mail application, which is installed on your system. If you wish to change the attachment file type click on the Link Preferences button to display a list of file types. ® 10 - 6 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 164: Scan To File

    You can save the file to the default PaperPort folder ® so the file appears in PaperPort or you can select another folder/directory by clicking the Browse button. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 7...
  • Page 165: Scan To Image

    To configure the Scan to Image feature left-click on the Scan to Image button and the following screen will appear. You can change the configuration, which includes the destination image format or document application. ® 10 - 8 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 166 The resolution can be changed from 100 to 1200 dpi. You can define the size of the paper you’re using, and you can adjust the brightness and contrast of the image before scanning. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 9...
  • Page 167: Scan To Ocr

    To configure the Scan to OCR feature left-click on the Scan to OCR button and the following screen will appear. You can change the configuration, which includes the destination applications. ® 10 - 10 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 168 File Type window according to your needs. You have the option to choose your OCR setting from Single column output to Auto orient page. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 11...
  • Page 169: Software Section

    Scan to Image applications. The Copy section contains three buttons for N to 1 copying. The Custom section contains three buttons with which you can assign your own function. 10 - 12 USING THE WINDOWS ® -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 170: Scan

    PC including network printers. Four/Two to One Copy—enables you to use the Four/Two on One-page features of the Brother printer driver to copy four/two document pages onto a single output page. ® USING THE WINDOWS...
  • Page 171: Custom

    Scan to File feature. You can change the configuration of each of these buttons to meet your specific requirements by right-clicking on a button and following the configuration menus. ® 10 - 14 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 172: Scan To File

    To configure the file type and save to directory right-click on the Scan to File button and click Configuration. The Scan Action tab is set to File and should not be changed. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 15...
  • Page 173 You can change the default setting by selecting the Other Folder button and then clicking Browse and selecting the folder in which you wish to save your files. ® 10 - 16 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 174: Scan To E-mail

    The Scan Action tab is set to E-mail and should not be changed. To change the E-mail application click on the Configuration tab. From the Application pull down list, select your preferred E-mail application. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 17...
  • Page 175 To change the file type of the attachment click the Link Preferences button to set up links. Check the Convert attachments to specified file type box and then select the appropriate file type from the pull down list. ® 10 - 18 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 176: File Attachments

    Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) PC Paintbrush (*.pcx) PCX Multi-page (*.dcx) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF-Uncompressed (*.tif) TIFF Group 4 (*.tif) Multi-Page -Uncompressed (*.tif) Multi-Page - Group 4 (*.tif) ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 19 ® MAX files.
  • Page 177: Scanner Settings

    Scanner settings You have the ability to change the scanner settings used to create the file attachments. Click on the Scan Settings tab and select the appropriate settings. ® 10 - 20 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 178: Scan To Ocr (word Processing Program)

    To change the word processing application click on the Configuration Tab. You can select the destination word processing application from the Application pull down list. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 21...
  • Page 179 To change the program link preferences click the Link Preferences button. File Type—From the pull-down list, select the file format you want to use for documents. OCR—Select the OCR application from the OCR pull down list. ® 10 - 22 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 180: Scan To Graphics Application (example: Microsoft Paint)

    Configuration. The Scan Action tab is set to Application and should not be changed. To change the configuration of the destination application click on the Configuration Tab. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 23...
  • Page 181 These options enable you to reduce the image to a screen resolution of (96dpi), show a warning if the item has any annotations and update the original item if the sent item is modified. ® 10 - 24 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 182: Copy

    Copy The copy buttons can be customized to allow you to take advantage of the features built into the Brother printer drivers to do advanced copy functions such as n-in-1 printing. The Copy buttons are automatically linked to the default Windows printer driver.
  • Page 183 As an example to configure the section Copy button to copy two pages to one you must select 2 in 1. You must configure each of the copy buttons before they can be used. 10 - 26 USING THE WINDOWS ® -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 184: Custom: User-defined Buttons

    Custom: User-defined buttons There are up to three Custom buttons on the Brother SmartUI Control Center. (NOTE: The number of Custom buttons depends on which Brother model you purchased.) You can set your own preferences and configuration to fit your required application.
  • Page 185: Select Configuration For The Scan Type

    Select the destination application program from the pull down list. Click on Link Preferences to set the Send to options. You can select the application from the scroll menu on the left. ® 10 - 28 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 186 ® send the file to the default PaperPort directory or select your own destination directory by selecting Other Folder. Use the Browse button to select the destination directory. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 29...
  • Page 187 You can also choose another OCR application from the OCR pull down list if another is installed on you system. ® ® ® Scansoft OmniPage is installed as part of the PaperPort 8.0 SE application. ® 10 - 30 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 188 Select the destination E-mail application program from the pull down list. Click on the Link Preferences button to configure the Send To E-mail options. You can select the File type and Quick Send E-mail address list. ® USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER 10 - 31...
  • Page 189: Select Scan Settings

    You can select the scanner settings from each of the Scan Type options for the Custom buttons. You have the option to select Color Mode, Resolution, Paper Size and Brightness and Contrast settings. ® 10 - 32 USING THE WINDOWS -BASED BROTHER SMARTUI CONTROL CENTER...
  • Page 190: Using Your Dcp With A Macintosh

    Feature Printing Scanning (TWAIN) ® *1 For Mac OS X 10.2 users, please upgrade to Mac OS or greater. (For the latest information for Mac OS http://solutions.brother.com) ® ® Mac OS USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ® ® , you ®...
  • Page 191: Using The Brother Printer Driver With Your Apple Macintosh (mac Os 8.6 - 9.2)

    8.6 - 9.2) To select a Printer: Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Laser icon. On the right side of the Chooser window, click the printer you want to print to. Close the Chooser. To print a document: From the application software such as Presto! click File menu and select Page Setup.
  • Page 192 ® ® From application software such as Presto! PageManager click File menu and select Print. Click Print to start printing. If you want to change Copies, Pages, Resolution, Paper Source and Media Type, select your settings before clicking Print. Device Options allows you to select Duplex. Automatic Duplex is only available with the DCP-8045D.
  • Page 193: Choosing Page Setup Options

    Using the Brother Printer Driver with ® Your Apple Choosing page setup options From application software such as Presto! click the File menu and select Page Setup. Make sure DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D is selected in the Format for pop-up menu. You can change the settings for Paper Size, Orientation and Scaling, then click OK.
  • Page 194: Specific Settings

    Specific settings Set the Media Type, Resolution, and other settings. Press Copies & Pages to select settings you want to change. Duplex Automatic Duplex is only available with the DCP-8045D. ® USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH 11 - 5...
  • Page 195: Print Settings

    Print settings ® 11 - 6 USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH...
  • Page 196: Using The Ps Driver With Your Apple Macintosh

    Using the PS driver with your Apple ® Macintosh To use the PS driver on a Network, see the NC-9100h Network User’s Guide on CD-ROM. To use the PS driver with a USB cable, you need to set the Emulation to BR-Script 3 ( the USB cable.
  • Page 197 Open the Desktop Printer Utility icon. Select Printer (USB), and then click OK. 11 - 8 USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 198 Click Change... in the PostScript file. Select Brother DCP-8045D, and then click Select. Click Change... in the USB Printer Selection. Select Brother DCP-8045D, and then click OK. ™ Printer Description (PPD) USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ® 11 - 9...
  • Page 199 Click Create... Enter your DCP name (DCP-8045D), and then click Save. 11 - 10 USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 200 Select Quit from the File menu. Click the DCP-8045D icon on the Desktop. Select Set Default Printer from the Printing menu. USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ® 11 - 11...
  • Page 201: Users

    If you use a USB cable and your Macintosh only one printer driver for an DCP can be registered in Print Center. If a Brother Native Driver (DCP-8040/8045D) is already listed in Printer list, you will need to delete it and then install the PS driver.
  • Page 202 Open the Print Center icon. Click Add Printer… . Select USB. USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ® 11 - 13...
  • Page 203 Select DCP-8045D, and then click Add. Select Quit Printer Center from the Print Center menu. 11 - 14 USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 204: Using The Brother Twain Scanner Driver With Your Macintosh

    Accessing the scanner ® Run your Macintosh first time you use the Brother TWAIN driver (MFL Pro/P2500), set it as the default by choosing Select Source (or the other menu name to select the device). Afterwards, for each document you scan choose Acquire Image or Scan.
  • Page 205: Scanning An Image Into Your Macintosh

    Scanning an image into your Macintosh You can scan a whole page —OR— scan a portion after pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: Resolution Color Type...
  • Page 206: Pre-scanning An Image

    Pre-Scanning an image Pre-Scanning allows you to scan an image quickly at a low resolution. A thumbnail version will appear in the Scanning Area. This is only a preview of the image, so you can see how it will look. The PreScan button will allow you to crop unwanted areas from the images.
  • Page 207: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Settings in the Scanner window Image Resolution From the Resolution pop-up menu choose the scanning resolution. Higher resolutions use more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. ® 11 - 18 USING YOUR DCP WITH A MACINTOSH...
  • Page 208 Color Type Black & White—Set the image Type to Black and White for text or line art. For photographic images, set the image type to Gray (Error diffusion) or True Gray. Gray (Error Diffusion)—is used for documents with photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated gray images by placing black dots instead of the true gray dots in a specific matrix instead of true gray dots.) True Gray—is used for documents with photographic images or...
  • Page 209: Scanning Area

    Scanning Area Set the Size to one of the following: ■ Letter 8.5 x 11 in ■ A4 210 x 297 mm ■ Legal 8.5 x 14 in ■ A5 148 x 210 mm ■ B5 182 x 257 mm ■...
  • Page 210: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the Image Brightness Adjust the Brightness setting to get the best image. The Brother TWAIN Scanner driver offers 100 Brightness levels (-50 to 50). The default value is 0, representing an ‘average’ setting. You can set the Brightness level by dragging the slide bar to the right to lighten the image or to the left to darken the image.
  • Page 211: Using Presto

    Using Presto! ® Presto! PageManager documents in your computer. Since it is compatible with most image editors and word processing programs, Presto! gives you unmatched control over your computer files. You can easily manage your documents and edit your E-mail and files and read documents with the OCR software built into Presto! ®...
  • Page 212: System Requirements

    System requirements ■ PowerPC processor ■ System 8.6, 9X, 10.1, or greater ■ CD-ROM drive ■ Hard disk drive with at least 120 MB of free disk space Recommended: ■ 8-bit Color or higher video adapter. ■ Eudora Mail, or Outlook Express electronic mail software Technical Support [Germany] Company name: NewSoft Europe...
  • Page 213 [France] Company name: Partners In Europe Postal Address: Unit 14, Distribution Centre, Shannon Ind. Est Shannon, Co. Clare Ireland Telephone: 0800-917171 E-mail Address: Newsoft@pie.ie [Italy] Company name: V.I.P Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 166821700 Fax: 532786999 E-mail Address: supporto@gensoftonline.com [Spain] Company name: Atlantic Devices Postal Address: Caputxins, 58, 08700 Igualada Telephone:...
  • Page 214: Network Scanning

    NL-5, please contact your Brother Sales Office. Registering your PC with the DCP If you need to change the DCP that was registered to your PC during the installation of Brother MFL-Pro Suite (see Quick Setup Guide), follow the steps below. ®...
  • Page 215 Right-click Scanner Device icon and select properties to view the Network Scanner Properties dialog box. Click the Network Setting tab in the dialog box and select a method to specify the DCP as a Network scanner for your PC. < 12 - 2 NETWORK SCANNING...
  • Page 216 Specify your machine by address Enter the actual IP address of the DCP in the IP Address field. Click Apply and then OK. Specify your machine by Name Enter the DCP Node name in the Node Name field. Click Apply and then OK. Search from a list of available device Click Browse and select the appropriate device you want to use.
  • Page 217 Click the Scan To Button tab in the dialog box and enter your PC Name in the Display Name field. The DCP's LCD displays the Name you enter. Default setting is your PC Name. You can enter a name if you like. You can avoid receiving unwanted documents by setting a 4-digit PIN Number.
  • Page 218: Using The Scan Key

    PC as an attachment. For Network Scanning the Brother Control Center (SmartUI) selections are used only for configuring the Scan button. You will not be able to initiate a network scan from the Brother Control Center (SmartUI). Scan You can change the 98/98SE/Me/2000: (See Scan to E-mail on page 9-10 to 9-11.) (For...
  • Page 219 Press for E-mailing your document. Press If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN Number, enter the 4-digit PIN Number for the destination PC on the control panel. Press The DCP will start the scanning process. 12 - 6 NETWORK SCANNING to select the destination PC you want to use...
  • Page 220: Scan To Image

    Scan to Image When you select Scan to Image your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. The Brother SmartUI will activate the default graphics application on the designated PC. You can change the ®...
  • Page 221: Scan To Ocr

    Scan to OCR When you select Scan to OCR your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. The Brother SmartUI will activate ScanSoft document into text for viewing and editing from a word processing application on the designated PC.
  • Page 222: Scan To File

    For Network Scanning the Brother Control Center (SmartUI) selections are used only for configuring the Scan button. You will not be able to initiate a network scan from the Brother Control Center (SmartUI). Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 223: Important Information

    Important information IEC 60825 Specification This machine is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC 60825 specifications. The label shown below is attached in countries where required. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT APPAREIL À LASER DE CLASSE 1 LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT This machine has a Class 3B Laser Diode which emits invisible laser radiation in the Scanner Unit.
  • Page 224: For Your Safety

    The purpose of the International E Program is to NERGY promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. TAR ® As an E Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined NERGY TAR ® that this product meets the E guidelines for energy NERGY efficiency.
  • Page 225: Ratio Interference (220-240v Model Only)

    Ratio interference (220-240V Model Only) This product complies with EN55022(CISPR Publication 22)/Class B. Before this product is used, ensure that you use the following interface cables. A shielded parallel interface cable with twisted-pair conductors and that it is marked "IEEE 1284 compliant". The cable must not exceed 1.8 meters in length.
  • Page 226: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read all of these instructions. Save them for later reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Before cleaning, turn off the DCP’s power switch and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 227 Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: ■ When the power cord is damaged or frayed. ■ If liquid has been spilled into the product. ■ If the product has been exposed to rain or water. ■...
  • Page 228: Trademarks

    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. © Copyright 2003 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 229: Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Troubleshooting Error messages As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your DCP identifies the problem and displays an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. ERROR MESSAGES ERROR CAUSE MESSAGE The drum unit is near the end of its life.
  • Page 230 2-11.) Please close the face-up output tray. Please close the jam clear cover. (See Paper jams on page 14-5.) Call Brother or your dealer for service. Install the duplex tray correctly. (See Paper is jammed in the duplex tray (For DCP-8045D) on page 14-9.)
  • Page 231 If the DCP cannot reset itself and return to the date and time prompt, it will display Machine Error XX. Then contact your Brother dealer for service. Reinstall the toner cartridge. —OR— Replace the toner cartridge with a new one.
  • Page 232: Document Jams

    Document jams Based upon where the document is jammed, follow the appropriate set of instructions to remove it. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Lift the ADF cover. Pull the jammed document out to the right.
  • Page 233: Paper Jams

    Paper jams To clear paper jams, please follow the steps in this section. WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some parts inside the DCP are extremely hot. When you open the front cover or back output tray of the DCP, never touch the shaded parts shown in the following diagram.
  • Page 234 Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP. Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Pull out the drum unit assembly. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP.
  • Page 235 WARNING To prevent damage to the DCP caused by static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown in the following diagram. Open the back output tray. Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit. If the paper jam can be cleared, go to Step 7. If you have to pull the paper toward the back of the DCP, the fuser may get dirty with toner powder and it may scatter on the next printouts.
  • Page 236 WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some internal parts of the DCP are extremely HOT! Wait for the DCP to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the DCP. Open the jam clear cover (fuser cover). Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit.
  • Page 237: Paper Is Jammed In The Duplex Tray (for Dcp-8045d)

    Push the lock lever down and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Take out the jammed paper if there is any inside the drum unit. Then put the toner cartridge back in the drum unit. Put the drum unit assembly back in the DCP. Put the paper tray in the DCP.
  • Page 238 Put the duplex tray and paper tray back into the DCP. ■ The Jam Duplex message appears if you remove a sheet of paper from the Face Down Output Tray after only one side has printed. ■ If the Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing is not set correctly for the paper size, paper jams may occur and the printing will be out of position on the page.
  • Page 239: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Dcp

    SUGGESTIONS If the copy looks bad, clean the scanner area. If there is still problem, call Brother or your dealer for service. See Improving the print quality on page 14-14. Your DCP’s primary corona wire for printing may be dirty. Clean your primary corona wire (See Cleaning the drum unit on page 14-23).
  • Page 240 4. Check with you computer manufacturer to confirm that the computer’s “MFC Connect Failure” If the DCP is not connected to your PC and you have loaded the Brother software, the PC will show “MFC Connect Failure” each time you restart Windows Double-click “\tool\WarnOFF.REG”...
  • Page 241 DIFFICULTY Paper Handling Difficulties The DCP does not load paper. The LCD shows Check Paper or Paper Jam. The DCP does not feed paper from the manual feed tray. How can I load envelopes? What paper can I use? How can I clear paper jams? Print Quality Difficulties Printed pages are curled.
  • Page 242: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality This section provides information on the following topics: Examples of poor print quality ABCDEFGH CDEF abcdefghijk defg A B C D a b c d e b c d 0 1 2 3 4 Faint ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk A B C D a b c d e...
  • Page 243 Examples of poor print quality 94 mm 94 mm White Spots on black text and graphics at 94 mm intervals 94 mm 94 mm Black Spots at 94 mm intervals 14 - 15 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE Recommendation If the problem is not solved after printing a few pages, the drum unit may have glue from label stock on the OPC drum surface.
  • Page 244 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum unit on page 14-29.) ABCDEFGH Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. (See About abcdefghijk A B C D paper on page 2-1.) a b c d e...
  • Page 245 Examples of poor print quality Curl or wave B DEFGH abc efghijk b c d e 1 3 4 Wrinkles or creases The drum unit is a consumable item and it is necessary to replace it periodically. 14 - 17 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE Recommendation Check the paper type and quality.
  • Page 246: Packing And Shipping The Dcp

    Packing and shipping the DCP Whenever you transport the DCP, use the packing materials that came with your machine. If you do not pack the DCP correctly, you may void your warranty. Turn the DCP power switch off. Unplug the DCP from the AC outlet. Lock the Scanner Lock Push the Scanner Lock Lever up to lock the scanner.
  • Page 247 Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Leave the toner cartridge installed in the drum unit. Place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the plastic bag and seal the bag. Close the front cover. Fold down the face-down output tray flap. Wrap the DCP in the plastic bag and place it in the original carton with the original packing...
  • Page 248 Pack the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, AC cord and printed materials in the original carton as shown below: Close the carton and tape it shut. TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 14 - 20...
  • Page 249: Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the scanner Turn the DCP power switch off and lift the document cover. Clean the scanner glass and glass strip with dry cloth and the white film with isopropyl alcohol on a lint free cloth. White Film Glass strip Document Cover White film...
  • Page 250: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the printer Caution ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to remove dirt from the control panel. It may crack the panel. ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to clean the laser scanner window. ■ Do not touch the scanner window with your finger. ■...
  • Page 251: Cleaning The Drum Unit

    Gently clean the scanner window by wiping it with a clean soft dry cloth. Do not use isoproply alcohol. Cleaning the drum unit We recommend placing the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a cloth or large disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering toner.
  • Page 252: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the toner cartridge The DCP can print up to 6,700 pages using a high yield toner cartridge. When the toner cartridge is running low, the LCD shows Toner Low . The DCP is supplied with a standard toner cartridge that must be replaced after approximately 3,500 pages.
  • Page 253 Open the front cover and pull out the drum unit. Caution ■ Place the drum unit on a drop cloth or large piece of disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering the toner. ■ To prevent damage to the DCP from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below.
  • Page 254 If damage is caused to parts of this machine as a result of the use of toner or toner cartridges other than genuine Brother products due to the incompatibility or lack of suitability of those products with the machine, any repairs required as a result will not be covered by the warranty.
  • Page 255 Gently rock the toner cartridge from side to side five or six times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Remove the protective cover. Insert the new toner cartridge in the drum unit until it clicks into place. If you put it in properly, the lock lever will lift automatically. Toner Cartridge 14 - 27 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE Drum Unit...
  • Page 256 Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the blue tab from right to left several times. Return the blue tab to the Home position ( ▼ ) before reinstalling the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Home Position(▼) Reinstall the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and close the front cover.
  • Page 257: Replacing The Drum Unit

    Replacing the drum unit The DCP uses a drum unit to create print images on paper. If the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , the drum unit is near the end of its life and it is time to purchase a new one. Even if the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , you may be able to continue printing without having to replace the drum unit for a while.
  • Page 258 Follow these steps to replace the drum unit: Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Remove the old drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Place it on a drop cloth or disposable paper to avoid scattering toner. Caution To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below.
  • Page 259 Hold down the lock lever on the right and pull the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. (See Replacing the toner cartridge on page 14-24.) Discard the used drum unit according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste. Be sure to seal the drum unit tightly so toner powder does not spill out of the unit.
  • Page 260: Checking The Drum Life

    Checking the drum life You can see the percentage of the drum’s life that remains available. (DCP-8040) Press —OR— If you have the optional tray #2, Menu press (DCP-8045D) Press For five seconds, the LCD shows the available percentage of drum life.
  • Page 261: Optional Accessories

    Capacity: Height: Parity: DRAM Type: Some DIMMs might not work with this DCP. For the latest information from Brother visit: 15 - 1 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES 32MB TECHWORKS 12457-0001 64MB TECHWORKS 12458-0001 128MB TECHWORKS 12459-0001 100 pin and 32 bit output...
  • Page 262: Installing The Optional Memory Board

    Installing the optional memory board WARNING DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power. Turn the DCP power switch off, unplug the DCP power cord from the AC outlet, and then disconnect the interface cable. WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the memory board.
  • Page 263 Remove the side cover. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal shield plate. Unpack the DIMM and hold it by the edges. WARNING DIMM boards can be damaged by even a small amount of static electricity. Do not touch the memory chips or the board surface. Wear an antistatic wrist strap when you install or remove the board.
  • Page 264 ■ You can check the current memory size to press (DCP-8040), WARNING If the Status LED turns Red for a Service Error, please call your dealer or Brother authorized service center. Menu (DCP-8045D). OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES 15 - 4 Menu...
  • Page 265: Network (lan) Board

    Network (LAN) board When you add the optional Network (LAN) Board (NC-9100h), you can connect your DCP into the network to use the Network Scanner, Network Printer and Network Management operations. WARNING DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power.
  • Page 266: Before Starting Installation

    Before starting installation Be careful when handling the NC-9100h. There are many delicate electronic components that are susceptible to damage from static electricity. To avoid such damage, use the following precautions when handling the board. ■ Leave the NC-9100h in its anti-static bag until you are ready to install it.
  • Page 267 WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the NC-9100h board. Remove the side cover. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal shield plate. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal cover plate. 15 - 7 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES Cover Plate...
  • Page 268 Plug the NC-9100h into connector P1 located on the main board as shown in the illustration (press firmly) and secure the NC-9100h with the two screws. Put the metal shield plate back on and secure it with the two screws. Put the side cover back on.
  • Page 269: Step 2: Connecting The Nc-9100h To An Unshielded Twisted Pair 10base-t Or 100base-tx Ethernet Network

    Step 2: Connecting the NC-9100h to an Unshielded Twisted Pair 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Ethernet Network To connect the NC-9100h to a 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Network, you must have an Unshielded Twist Pair Cable. One side of the cable must be connected to a free port on your Ethernet hub and the other side must be connected to the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX connector (an RJ45 Connector) of the NC-9100h.
  • Page 270: Test Switch

    Link/Speed LED is green: 10 BASE T Ethernet This Link/Speed LED will be green if the print server is connected to a 10 BASE T Ethernet. Active LED is yellow: The Active LED will blink if the print server is receiving or transmitting data.
  • Page 271: Paper Tray #2

    Paper Tray #2 You can purchase the Paper Tray #2 accessory (LT-5000) to use as a third paper source. Tray #2 holds up to 250 sheets of 80 g/m paper. Paper Tray #2 Basis Weight Moisture Content We Recommend: Cut sheet: 15 - 11 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES Holds approx.
  • Page 272: Glossary

    Scanning The process of sending an electronic image of a paper document into your computer. System Setup List A printed report that shows the current settings of the DCP. Toner cartridge An accessory that holds toner for the drum unit on Brother laser models. ® GLOSSARY G - 1...
  • Page 273 This will make the receiving document significantly lighter. True Type fonts The fonts that are used in the Windows systems. If you install the Brother True Type fonts, more types of fonts will be available for Windows G - 2 GLOSSARY ®...
  • Page 274: Specifications

    Specifications Product description The DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D are 3 in 1 Multi-Function Centers: Printer, Copier and Color Scanner. The DCP-8045D includes Duplex Printing. General Memory Capacity Optional Memory Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Paper Tray Multi-Purpose Tray Manual Feed Tray Printer Type Print Method LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
  • Page 275: Print Media

    General (continued) Temperature Humidity Print media Paper Input Paper Output Copy Color/Monochrome Copy Speed Multiple Copies Enlarge/Reduce Resolution S - 2 SPECIFICATIONS Operating: 10 - 32.5 °C Storage: 0 - 40 °C Operating: 20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage: 10 to 90% (without condensation) Paper Tray ■...
  • Page 276: Scanner

    * Maximum 1200 x 1200 dpi scanning with ® Windows XP (resolution up to 9600 x 9600 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) ADF Width: 148 mm to 216 mm ADF Height: 148 mm to 356 mm Scanner Glass Width: Max.
  • Page 277: Printer

    Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. ■ Even if your computer has a USB 1.1 interface you can connect the DCP. S - 4 SPECIFICATIONS PCL6 (Brother Printing System for Windows emulation mode of HP LaserJet) and BR-Script ® (PostScript ) Level 3 ®...
  • Page 278: Computer Requirements

    Only) NOTE: USB is not supported under Windows NT All registered trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective companies. For the latest drivers, go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ Application Software is different for Windows ®...
  • Page 279: Consumable Items

    Consumable items Toner Cartridge Life Expectancy Drum Unit Life Expectancy S - 6 SPECIFICATIONS TN-3030: Standard Toner Cartridge - Up to 3,500* pages TN-3060: High Yield Toner Cartridge - Up to 6,700* pages *(when printing letter size or A4 paper at 5% print coverage) Toner life expectancy will vary depending upon the type of average print job.
  • Page 280: Network (lan) Board (nc-9100h

    RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, WINS LPR/LPD, Port9100, SMTP/POP3 SMB(NetBIOS/ IP), IPP, SSDP ™ Apple Rendezvous , FTP SNMP, MIBII as well as Brother private MIB TELNET, HTTP, TFTP Included Utilities: BRAdmin Professional and Web Based Management ■ Scanning directly to a networked PC is not supported in Windows NT ■...
  • Page 281: Optional External Wireless Print/scan Server (nc-2200w

    Optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) NC-2200w External Wireless Print/Scan Server (Optional) Network types Support for Protocols S - 8 SPECIFICATIONS Connecting the optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) to your MFC will allow you to print and scan over a wireless network. IEEE802.11b wireless LAN ®...
  • Page 282: Index

    Index ADF (automatic document feeder), using ... 1-10 ADF cover ... 14-4 Brother Control Center using and configuring ... 9-1 Cleaning (routine maintenance) drum unit ...14-23 printer ... 14-22 scanner ... 14-21 Combine items into single file, if possible ...9-11 control panel, overview ...
  • Page 283 OmniPage OCR ... 8-22 ® ScanSoft PaperPort Shipping the machine ... 14-18 Software Brother Control Center ... 9-1 ® ScanSoft Paper Port Temporary Copy Settings ... 5-6 To change the default setting of the scan, click on the Scan Settings tab ... 10-9 Toner cartridge replacing ...
  • Page 284 Tray use, setting copy ... 4-7 Troubleshooting ... 14-1 error messages on LCD ... 14-1 if you are having difficulty paper handling ...14-13 printer difficulties ... 14-11 Volume, setting beeper ...4-4 INDEX I - 3...
  • Page 285 UK/IRE/SAF/PAN NORDIC...

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  • RLS Nov 20, 2015 06:00:
    How do l get my copier to manual feed when it paper jams everytime