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USER'S GUIDE
DCP-145C
DCP-163C
DCP-165C
DCP-167C
DCP-185C
Version A
UK/IRE/GEN/SAF

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  Summary of Contents for Brother DCP-163C

  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-145C DCP-163C DCP-165C DCP-167C DCP-185C Version A UK/IRE/GEN/SAF...
  • 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...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Using the documentation ... 2 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ... 2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide ... 2 Viewing Documentation ... 2 Accessing Brother Support (For Windows Control panel overview ... 6 Warning LED indications ... 7 Loading documents and paper Loading paper and other print media...
  • Page 6 Section II Copy Making copies How to copy ... 22 Making a single copy ...22 Making multiple copies ...22 Stop copying ...22 Copy options ...22 Changing copy speed and quality ...23 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ...23 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (Page Layout) ...24 Sorting copies using the ADF (Monochrome only) (DCP-185C only)...25 Adjusting Brightness and Contrast ...
  • Page 7 Printing photos from a camera Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera... 42 PictBridge requirements ... 42 Setting your digital camera ... 42 Printing Images... 43 DPOF printing ... 43 Printing photos directly from a digital camera (without PictBridge)... 44 Printing Images...
  • Page 8 Menu and Features On-screen programming ... 79 Menu table ...79 Menu keys ...79 Menu Table ...81 Specifications General ...86 Print media...89 Copy ...90 PhotoCapture Center™ ...91 PictBridge ... 92 Scanner ... 93 Printer ...94 Interfaces ...95 Computer requirements ...96 Consumable items ... 97 Glossary Index...
  • Page 9 Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General Setup...
  • Page 10: General Information

    General Information Using the documentation Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. Symbols and conventions used in the documentation The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
  • Page 11 Software User’s Guide in PDF format. This format is recommended for printing the manuals. Click to go to the Brother Solution Center, where you can view or download the PDF documents. (Internet access and PDF Reader software are required.)
  • Page 12: Viewing Documentation

    ® (For Macintosh ® Turn on your Macintosh . Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear. Double-click the Documentation icon. Double-click your language folder. Double-click top.html file to view the Software User’s Guide in HTML format.
  • Page 13: Accessing Brother Support (For Windows ® )

    To access our web site (www.brother.com), click Brother Home Page. For the latest news and product support information (http://solutions.brother.com), click Brother Solutions Center. To visit our web site for original Brother supplies (http://www.brother.com/original/), click Supplies Information. To access the Brother CreativeCenter (http://www.brother.com/creativecenter/)
  • Page 14: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview The DCP-145C, DCP-163C, DCP-165C, DCP-167C, and DCP-185C have the same control panel keys. 100% Normal 1 Copy keys: Lets you temporarily change the copy settings when in copy mode. Copy Options You can quickly and easily select temporary settings for copying.
  • Page 15: Warning Led Indications

    Photo Capture Lets you access the PhotoCapture Center™ mode. 9 LCD (liquid crystal display) Displays messages on the screen to help you set up and use your machine. Warning LED Blinks in orange when the LCD displays an error or an important status message. Note Most of the illustrations in this User’s Guide show the DCP-145C.
  • Page 16: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading paper and other print media If the paper support flap is open, close it, and then pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. Lift the output paper tray cover (1). With both hands, gently press and slide the paper side guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size.
  • Page 17 Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge in first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button (1) as you slide out the front of the paper tray.
  • Page 18: Loading Envelopes And Post Cards

    Chapter 2 Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. While holding the paper tray in place, pull out the paper support (1) until it clicks and unfold the paper support flap (2). Note Do not use the paper support flap for Legal paper.
  • Page 19: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    How to load envelopes and postcards Before loading, press the corners and sides of envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible. Note If envelopes or post cards are ‘double- feeding’, put one envelope in the paper tray at a time.
  • Page 20: Printable Area

    Chapter 2 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 print in the shaded areas of cut sheet paper when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. (See Borderless printing on page 39.) Cut Sheet Paper Top (1)
  • Page 21: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    Recommended print media To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) If Brother paper is not available in your country, we recommend testing various papers before purchasing large quantities. We recommend using ‘3M Transparency Film’...
  • Page 22: Handling And Using Print Media

    Chapter 2 Handling and using print media Store paper in its original packaging, and keep it sealed. Keep the paper flat and away from moisture, direct sunlight and heat. Avoid touching the shiny (coated) side of photo paper. Load photo paper with the shiny side facing down.
  • Page 23: Choosing The Right Print Media

    Choosing the right print media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size 216 × 279 mm Cut Sheet Letter 210 × 297 mm 216 × 356 mm Legal 184 × 267 mm Executive 182 × 257 mm JIS B5 148 ×...
  • Page 24 Chapter 2 Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Plain Paper 64 to 120 g/m Sheet Inkjet Paper 64 to 200 g/m Glossy Paper Up to 220 g/m Cards Photo Card Up to 220 g/m Index Card Up to 120 g/m Post Card Up to 200 g/m Envelopes...
  • Page 25: Loading Documents

    Loading documents You can make copies and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) (DCP-185C only) and from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (DCP-185C only) The ADF can hold up to 15 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard 80 g/m paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.
  • Page 26: Using The Scanner Glass

    Chapter 2 Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy or scan pages of a book or one page at a time. Document Sizes Supported Length: Up to 297 mm Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight: Up to 2 kg How to load documents Note...
  • Page 27: General Setup

    General Setup LCD screen Changing LCD language You can change the LCD language. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 0.Initial Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 0.Local Language. Press OK. Press a or b to choose your language. Press OK.
  • Page 28: Printing Reports

    Chapter 3 Printing Reports The following reports are available: Help List A help list showing how to program your machine. User Settings Lists your settings. How to print a report Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 3.Print Reports. Press OK.
  • Page 29 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 30: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy You can use your machine as a copier, making up to 99 copies at a time. Making a single copy Load your document. (See Loading documents on page 17.) Press Mono Start or Colour Start. Making multiple copies You can make up to 99 copies in one print run.
  • Page 31: Changing Copy Speed And Quality

    Changing copy speed and quality You can select from a range of quality settings. The default setting is Normal. To temporarily change the quality setting, follow the instructions below: Press Normal Normal is the recommended mode for ordinary print outs. This produces good copy quality with good copy speed.
  • Page 32: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Chapter 4 To enlarge or reduce the next copy follow the instructions below: Load your document. Press Enlarge/Reduce. Do one of the following: Press a or b to choose the enlargement or reduction ratio you want. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Custom(25-400%).
  • Page 33: Sorting Copies Using The Adf (Monochrome Only) (Dcp-185C Only)

    Place the next page on the scanner glass. Press OK. Repeat e and f for each page of the layout. Set Next Page Then Press OK After all the pages have been scanned, press b (No) to finish. Note If any glossy paper is selected as the paper type setting for N in 1 copies, the images will be printed as if plain paper had been selected.
  • Page 34: Adjusting Brightness And Contrast

    Chapter 4 Adjusting Brightness and Contrast Brightness To temporarily change the brightness setting, follow the instruction below: Press -nnonn+ and then a or b to choose Brightness Load your document. Press Copy Options and a or b to choose Brightness. Press OK.
  • Page 35: Paper Options

    Press a or b to choose 1.Copy. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 1.Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, Other Glossy or Transparency. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Paper Size If copying on paper other than A4 size, you will need to change the paper size setting.
  • Page 36 Chapter 4...
  • Page 37: Section Iii Direct Photo Printing

    Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Printing photos from a camera...
  • Page 38: Printing Photos From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Using memory card or USB Flash memory drive Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with the following popular digital camera media: Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™, SD, SDHC and xD- Picture Card™...
  • Page 39: Memory Cards (Dcp-165C And Dcp-185C Only) Or Usb Flash Memory Drive Folder Structure

    Memory cards (DCP-165C and DCP-185C only) or USB Flash memory drive folder structure Your machine is designed to be compatible with modern digital camera image files, USB Flash memory drive or memory cards; however, please read the points below to avoid errors: The image file extension must be .JPG (Other image file extensions like .JPEG,...
  • Page 40: Getting Started

    Chapter 5 Getting started Firmly put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into the correct slot. 1 USB Flash memory drive 2 SD, SDHC ® 3 Memory Stick , Memory Stick Pro™ 4 xD-Picture Card™ CAUTION The USB direct interface supports only a USB Flash memory drive, a PictBridge compatible camera, or a digital camera that uses the USB mass storage standard.
  • Page 41: How To Print From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    How to print from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Before printing a photo you must first print a thumbnail index to choose the number of the photo you want to print. Follow the instructions below to start printing directly from your memory card or USB Flash memory drive: Make sure you have put the memory...
  • Page 42: Printing Images

    Chapter 5 Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71 or Other Glossy. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the paper size you are using, A4 or Letter.
  • Page 43: Dpof Printing

    10x15cm DPOF Print:Yes. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71 or Other Glossy. Press OK. Max. Size Press a or b to choose the paper size you are using, Letter, A4, 10x15cm or 13x18cm.
  • Page 44: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    Press a or b to choose 2.PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 2.Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71 or Other Glossy. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Paper Size Press Menu.
  • Page 45: Colour Enhancement

    Colour Enhancement You can turn on the colour enhancement feature to print more vivid images. Brightness Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 2.PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 5.Color Enhance. Press OK. Press a or b to choose On (or Off). Press OK.
  • Page 46 Chapter 5 Sharpness You can enhance the focus of an image by adjusting the sharpness. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 2.PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 5.Color Enhance. Press OK. Press a or b to choose On (or Off). Press OK.
  • Page 47: Cropping

    Cropping If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part of the image will be automatically cropped. The default setting is On. If you want to print the whole image, turn this setting to Off. Press Menu.
  • Page 48: Scan To A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Chapter 5 Scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive You can scan monochrome and colour documents into a memory card or USB Flash memory drive. Monochrome documents will be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF file formats (*.TIF).
  • Page 49: Changing The Monochrome File Format

    USB Flash memory drive that is not supported has been connected to the USB direct interface (For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.). This message can also appear if you connect a broken device to the USB direct interface.
  • Page 50: Printing Photos From A Camera

    Printing photos from a camera Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera Your Brother machine supports the PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any PictBridge compatible digital camera. If your camera is using the USB Mass Storage standard, you can also print photos from a digital camera without PictBridge.
  • Page 51: Printing Images

    Printing Images Note Remove any memory cards or USB Flash memory drive from the machine before connecting a digital camera. Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the USB direct interface (1) port on the machine using the USB cable.
  • Page 52: Printing Photos Directly From A Digital Camera (Without Pictbridge)

    Chapter 6 Printing photos directly from a digital camera (without PictBridge) If your camera supports the USB Mass Storage standard, you can connect your camera in storage mode. This enables you to print photos from your camera. If you would like to print photos in PictBridge mode, see Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera on page 42.
  • Page 53: Understanding The Error Messages

    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 54 Chapter 6...
  • Page 55: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software features...
  • Page 56: Software Features

    For Windows Note If you have not installed the software, see Viewing Documentation on page 2. From the Start menu, point to Brother, DCP-XXXX (where XXXX is your model number) from the programs group, then click User’s Guides in HTML format.
  • Page 57 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 58: A 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° C and 35° C. WARNING DO NOT put the machine near heaters, air conditioners, refrigerators, medical equipment, chemicals or water.
  • Page 59: To Use The Machine Safely

    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 paper tray under the paper tray cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT touch the area shaded in the illustration. Doing this may cause injury. When moving the machine you must lift it from the base, by placing a hand at each side of the unit as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 61 Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 62: Important Safety Instructions

    11 Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them up. 12 Unplug this product from the power socket and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: If liquid has been spilled into the product.
  • Page 63: Important - For Your Safety

    IMPORTANT - For your safety To ensure safe operation, the supplied three-pin plug must be inserted only into a standard three- pin electrical socket that is effectively grounded through the normal household wiring. The fact that the equipment operates satisfactorily does not imply that the power is grounded and that the installation is completely safe.
  • Page 64: Eu Directive 2002/96/Ec And En50419

    International ENERGY STAR The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets ® the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. European Union Only ®...
  • Page 65: Legal Limitations For Copying

    Legal limitations for copying It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete list. We suggest you check with relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document. The following are examples of documents which may not be copied: Money Bonds or other certificates of indebtedness...
  • Page 66: 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. © 2008 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 67: 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 68 Make sure you are using Brother Original Innobella™ ink. ® in the Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.) The expiration date written on the cartridge package has passed. (Brother Original cartridge stay usable for up to two years if kept in their original packaging.) The ink cartridge was in your machine over six months.
  • Page 69: Copying Difficulties

    (See Printing for Windows User's Guide on the CD-ROM.) Photo paper does not feed When you print on Brother photo paper, make sure you always load one additional properly. sheet of photo paper first before loading the paper you want to print on.
  • Page 70: Software Difficulties

    Quick Setup Guide. Also, before you start FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must make sure your Brother machine is turned on and connected to your computer. This will allow you to access all the functions of FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 71: Error And Maintenance Messages

    The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. You can correct most errors and routine maintenance messages by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. Error Message Cause B&W Print Only One or more of the colour ink...
  • Page 72 Error Message Cause One or more of the ink cartridges Cannot Print are empty. The machine will stop all Replace XX Ink print operations. The scanner cover is not closed Cover is Open completely. Data Remaining Print data is left in the machine's memory.
  • Page 73 Please Disconnect has been connected to the USB USB Device. direct interface. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. Wrong Paper Size Paper is not the correct size. Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Action Do one of the following: Refill the paper in the paper tray, and then press Mono Start or Colour Start.
  • Page 74: Document Jam (Dcp-185C Only)

    Document jam (DCP-185C only) Documents can jam in the ADF unit if they are not inserted or fed properly, or if they are too long. Follow the steps below to clear a document jam. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.
  • Page 75: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    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. Pull out the jammed paper (1) and press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 76 Using both hands, use the finger holds on both sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover (1) until it locks securely in the open position. Make sure that there is no jammed paper left inside the machine under the plastic covers.
  • Page 77: Routine Maintenance

    Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance and reliability if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used.
  • Page 78 Turn the green knob on the protective yellow cap clockwise until it clicks as to release the seal vacuum, then remove the cap (1). Each colour has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover.
  • Page 79: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Once you open an ink cartridge, install it in the machine and use it up within six months of installation. Use unopened ink cartridges by the expiration date written on the cartridge package. DO NOT dismantle or tamper with the ink cartridge, this can cause the ink to leak out of the cartridge.
  • Page 80: Cleaning The Scanner

    Cleaning the scanner Lift the document cover (1). Clean the scanner glass (2) and white plastic (3) with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with a non-flammable glass cleaner. (DCP-185C only) In the ADF unit, clean the white bar (1) and the glass strip (2) with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with a non-flammable glass cleaner.
  • Page 81: Cleaning The Paper Pick-Up Roller

    Note If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, try installing a new Genuine Brother Brand Replacement cartridge for each problem colour. Try cleaning the print head again up to five more times. If the print has not...
  • Page 82: Checking The Print Quality

    If ink is still missing, call your Brother dealer. CAUTION DO NOT touch the print head. Touching the print head may cause permanent damage and may void the print head's warranty.
  • Page 83: Checking The Print Alignment

    Checking the print alignment You may need to adjust the print alignment after transporting the machine, if your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded. Press Ink Management. Press a or b to choose Test Print. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Alignment. Press OK.
  • Page 84: Machine Information

    Machine Information Checking the serial number You can see the machine’s serial number on the LCD. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 4.Machine Info. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 1.Serial No. Press OK. XXXXXXX Press Stop/Exit. Packing and shipping the machine When you transport the machine, use the...
  • Page 85 CAUTION Make sure that the plastic tabs on both sides of the green protective part (1) have securely clicked into place (2). If you are not able to find the green protective part, DO NOT remove the ink cartridges before shipping. It is essential that the machine be shipped with either the green protective part or the ink cartridges in position.
  • Page 86 Pack the printed materials in the original carton as shown below. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Close the carton and tape it shut.
  • Page 87: Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to operate with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine 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 machine.
  • Page 88 To access the menu mode: Press Menu. Choose an option. You can scroll more quickly through each menu level by pressing a or b for the direction you want. 1.Copy 2.PhotoCapture 3.Print Reports 4.Machine Info. 0.Initial Setup Press OK when that option appears on the LCD.
  • Page 89: Menu Table

    Choose & OK to accept Options Descriptions Sets the type of paper in Plain Paper* the paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Other Glossy Transparency Sets the size of the paper Letter in the paper tray. Legal 10x15cm Chooses the copy...
  • Page 90 The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Options Descriptions Selects the print quality. Normal Photo* Selects the paper type. Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Other Glossy* Selects the paper size. Letter 10x15cm* 13x18cm Selects the print size. 8 x 10cm (Appears when A4 or...
  • Page 91 Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections 2.PhotoCapture 5.Color Enhance Enhance:On (Continued) Enhance:Off* — 6.Cropping — 7.Borderless The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Menu and Features Options Descriptions Adjusts the brightness. 1.Brightness -nnnno+ -nnnon+ -nnonn+* -nonnn+ -onnnn+ Adjusts the contrast. 2.Contrast -nnnno+ -nnnon+...
  • Page 92 Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections — 2.PhotoCapture 8.Date Print (Continued) 0.Scan to Media 1.Quality 2.B/W File Type TIFF* 3.ColorFile Type PDF* — 3.Print Reports 1.Help List — 2.User Settings — 4.Machine 1.Serial No. Info. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Options Descriptions Prints the date on your...
  • Page 93 Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections — 0.Initial 1.Date&Time Setup 2.LCD Contrast — — 3.Sleep Mode — 0.Local Language (For UK and Ireland) The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Menu and Features Options Descriptions — Puts the date and time on your machine.
  • Page 94: D Specifications

    Inkjet Black: Colour: 32 MB AC 220 to 240 V 50/60 Hz DCP-145C Off Mode: Sleep Mode: Standby: Operating: DCP-163C, DCP-165C and DCP-167C Off Mode: Sleep Mode: Standby: Operating: DCP-185C Off Mode: Sleep Mode: Standby: Operating: Piezo with 94 × 1 nozzle Piezo with 94 ×...
  • Page 95 150 mm 390 mm The DCP-145C only supports USB Flash memory drive. (DCP-185C) 180 mm 390 mm 402 mm DCP-145C, DCP-163C, DCP-165C and DCP-167C 7.1kg DCP-185C 7.8 kg Operating: 50 dB or less Operating: DCP-145C d = 59.0 dB (A) (Mono) d = 56.8 dB (A) (Colour)
  • Page 96 ADF (automatic document feeder) (DCP-185C only) Paper Tray This depends on printing conditions. Up to 15 pages Recommended Environment for Best Results: Temperature: 20° C - 30° C Humidity: 50% - 70% Paper: 80 g/m 100 Sheets 80 g/m...
  • Page 97: Print Media

    Print media Paper Input Paper Output Use only transparencies recommended for inkjet printing. For glossy paper or transparencies, we recommend removing printed pages from the output paper tray immediately after they exit the machine to avoid smudging. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 15. Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper...
  • Page 98: Copy

    Copy Colour/Monochrome Document Size Multiple Copies Enlarge/Reduce Resolution Yes/Yes (DCP-185C only) ADF Width: 148 mm to 216 mm (DCP-185C only) ADF Length: 148 mm to 355.6 mm Scanner Glass Width: Max. 215.9 mm Scanner Glass Length: Max. 297 mm Stacks up to 99 pages Sorts up to 99 pages (Monochrome only) (DCP-185C only) 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) (Monochrome)
  • Page 99: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ Note The DCP-145C only supports USB Flash memory drives. Compatible Media Resolution File Extension (Media Format) (Image Format) Number of Files Folder Borderless Memory cards, adapters and USB Flash memory drive are not included. 16MB to 2GB 4GB to 8GB xD-Picture Card™...
  • Page 100: Pictbridge

    PictBridge Compatibility Interface Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001. Visit http://www.cipa.jp/pictbridge for more information. PictBridge (USB) Port...
  • Page 101: Scanner

    XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) Yes/Yes ®...
  • Page 102: Printer

    When you set the Borderless feature to On. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 15. ® 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® driver supporting Brother Native Compression ® X 10.2.4 or greater: Brother Ink driver (A4 size)
  • Page 103: Interfaces

    Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 2.0 m. 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. The machine can also be connected to a computer that has a USB 1.1 interface.
  • Page 104: Computer Requirements

    Disk Conditions: ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi. Third party USB ports are not supported. PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft ® higher for Windows 2000 and SP2 or higher for XP.
  • Page 105: Consumable Items

    Yellow (LC1100Y) Black - Approximately 450 pages Yellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 325 pages For more information about the replacement consumables, visit us at http://www.brother.com/pageyield. Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. Cyan (LC980C) Cyan (LC1100C)
  • Page 106 What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother. The name "Innobella™" derives from the words "Innovation" and "Bella" (meaning "Beautiful" in Italian) and is a representation of the "innovative" technology providing you with "beautiful“and “long lasting”...
  • Page 107: E 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) The document can be placed in the ADF and scanned one page at a time automatically.
  • Page 108: Index

    Index ADF (automatic document feeder) ...17 ® ® Apple Macintosh See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Cleaning paper pick-up roller ...73 print head ...73 printer platen ...72 scanner ...72 Consumable items ...97 Control panel overview ...6 ControlCenter See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 109 Paper ... 13 capacity ...16 loading ...8 size ...15 size of document ...17 type ...15 PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM and PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR How-to-Guides..PhotoCapture Center™ Borderless ...39 Cropping ... 39 Date Print ...39 DPOF printing ...35 from PC...
  • Page 110 Temporary copy settings ...22 Transparencies ... 16 Troubleshooting ...59 checking ink volume ...75 document jam ...66 error messages on LCD ...63 if you are having difficulty copying ...61 PhotoCapture Center™ ...62 printing ...59 scanning ...61 software ...62 paper jam ...67 print quality ...
  • Page 111 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchsed in their own countries.

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