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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-330C DCP-540CN DCP-750CW...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

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

    Warning LED indications ... 9 Printing Reports... 9 Loading documents and paper Loading documents ... 10 Using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) ... 10 Using the scanner glass ...10 Scanning area ... 11 Acceptable paper and other media...12 Recommended media ... 12 Handling and using media ...13...
  • Page 6 Changing copy speed and quality ...29 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ...29 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (page layout) ...30 Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) ...31 Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour...31 Paper options ...32 Setting your changes as a new default...33...
  • Page 7 Choosing a location ... 54 To use the machine safely...55 Important safety instructions... 58 IMPORTANT - For your safety ...59 LAN connection (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) ... 59 EU Directive 2002/96/EC and EN50419...60 Legal limitations for copying ... 60 Trademarks ...61 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting ...
  • Page 8 Menu table ...79 Menu keys ...79 Menu table ...80 Specifications General ...90 Print media...92 Copy ...93 PhotoCapture Center™ ...94 PictBridge ...94 Scanner ...95 Printer ...96 Interfaces ...97 Computer requirements ...98 Consumable items ...99 Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) ...100 Glossary Index...
  • Page 9: Section I General

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

    General Information Using the 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: Accessing The Software User's Guide And Network User's Guide

    Printer, Scanner and Network. When you are ready to learn detailed information about these operations, read the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) that is on the CD-ROM. Viewing Documentation Viewing Documentation ®...
  • Page 12: Viewing Documentation

    Scanning (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and ® Windows ControlCenter3 (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and ® Windows Network Scanning (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) ® PaperPort SE with OCR User’s Guide Instructions for scanning directly from ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort . The complete ®...
  • Page 13 Software User’s Guide ® Scanning (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ControlCenter2 (For Mac OS greater) Network Scanning (For Mac OS or greater) (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) ® ® Presto! PageManager User’s Guide Instructions for scanning directly from ® ®...
  • Page 14: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview DCP-330C panel shown 1 LCD (liquid crystal display) Displays messages on the screen to help you set up and use your machine. Also, you can adjust the angle of the LCD display by lifting it. 2 Number of Copies Use this key to make multiple copies.
  • Page 15 Normal 100% Plain Pap Stop/Exit Stops an operation or exits from a menu. 6 On/Off You can turn the machine on or off. If you turn the machine off, it will still periodically clean the print head to maintain print quality. 7 Ink Management Lets you clean the print head, check the print quality, and check the available ink volume.
  • Page 16: Lcd Display Indications

    Select & Press Press OK. Press a or b to choose Inkjet Paper. MENU Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Select & Press Press OK. You can see the current setting on the LCD: MENU General Setup...
  • Page 17: Warning Led Indications

    A help list about how to quickly program your machine. User Settings Lists your settings. Network config. (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) Lists your Network settings. How to print a report Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Print Reports.
  • Page 18: Loading Documents And Paper

    You can make copies, and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) and from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) The ADF can hold up to 10 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard 80 g/m (20 lb) paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.
  • Page 19: Scanning Area

    How to load documents Note To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. Lift the document cover. Using the document guidelines on the left, center the document face down on the scanner glass. Close the document cover. CAUTION If you are scanning a book or thick document, DO NOT slam the cover or press on it.
  • Page 20: Acceptable Paper And Other Media

    Recommended 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 21: Handling And Using Media

    Handling and using media Store paper in its original packaging, and keep it sealed. Keep the paper flat and away from moisture, direct sunlight and heat. The coated side of photo paper is shiny. Avoid touching the shiny (coated) side. Load photo paper with the shiny side facing down.
  • Page 22: Choosing The Right Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size 216 × 279 mm (8 1/2 × 11 in.) Cut Sheet Letter 210 × 297 mm (8.3 × 11.7 in.) 216 × 356 mm (8 1/2 × 14 in.) Legal Executive 184 ×...
  • Page 23 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 58 lb) Cards Photo Card Up to 240 g/m 64 lb) Index Card Up to 120 g/m 32 lb) Post Card...
  • Page 24: Loading Paper, Envelopes And Other Media

    Chapter 2 Loading paper, envelopes and other media Loading paper and other media Note To print on Photo L or 10 x 15 cm paper, please see Loading photo paper on page 20. Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 25 Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge 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 as you slide out the front of the paper tray.
  • Page 26: Loading Envelopes, Post Cards And Photo Paper

    Chapter 2 Slowly push the paper tray completely back 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 27 How to load envelopes and post cards Before loading, press the corners and sides of the envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible. Note If the envelopes or post cards are ‘double- feeding,’ put one envelope in the paper tray at a time.
  • Page 28 Chapter 2 Loading photo paper Use the photo paper tray which has been assembled on the top of the paper tray to print on photo 10 × 15 cm and photo L size paper. You can leave paper in the standard paper tray when using the photo paper tray.
  • Page 29 Loading documents and paper Removing small printouts from the machine When the machine ejects small paper onto the output paper tray you may not be able to reach it. Make sure printing has finished, and then pull the tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 30: 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 only print in the shaded areas when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. Cut Sheet Paper Top (1) Cut Sheet...
  • Page 31: General Setup

    General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Note The machine ejects paper with printed surfaces face up onto the paper tray in front of the machine.
  • Page 32: Lcd Display

    Chapter 3 LCD display LCD Contrast You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and more vivid display. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the contrast setting. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup.
  • Page 33: Setting The Dim Timer For The Backlight

    Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight You can set how long the LCD backlight stays on after the last key press. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose LCD Settings.
  • Page 34 Chapter 3...
  • Page 35 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 36: Making Copies

    (up to 99). Press Mono Start or Colour Start. Note To sort the copies, press a or b to choose Stack/Sort. (See Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) on page 31.) Stop copying To stop copying, press Stop/Exit. Copy options You can change the copy settings from the default display.
  • Page 37: Changing Copy Speed And Quality

    If you want to choose more settings, press a or b. Note You can save some of the settings that you use most often by setting them as default. These settings will stay until you change them again. (See Setting your changes as a new default on page 33.) Changing copy speed and quality...
  • Page 38: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    • If you are producing multiple colour copies, N in 1 copy is not available. • If Brother Photo or Other Photo has been chosen in the Paper Type setting for N in 1 copies, the machine will print the images as if Plain paper had been chosen.
  • Page 39: Sorting Copies Using The Adf (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Poster (3 x 3) You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be sorted in reverse order. Load your document. Enter the number of copies you want.
  • Page 40: Paper Options

    Enter the number of copies you want. Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. If you do not want to change additional settings, press Mono Start or Colour Start.
  • Page 41: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Setting your changes as a new default You can save the copy settings for Quality, Paper Type, Brightness, Contrast and Color Adjust that you use most often by setting them as default. These settings will stay until you change them again. Press a or b to choose your new setting.
  • Page 42 Chapter 4...
  • Page 43: Section Iii Direct Photo Printing

    Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge...
  • Page 44: Printing Photos From A Memory Card

    Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™ ® for Macintosh in the Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.) Using memory cards Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with popular digital camera media: CompactFlash Memory Stick Pro™, SecureDigital™, MultiMediaCard™ and xD-Picture Card™. ®...
  • Page 45: Memory Card Folder Structure

    Memory card folder structure Your machine is designed to be compatible with modern digital camera image files and memory cards; however, please read the points below to avoid errors: The DPOF file on the memory card must be in a valid format. (See DPOF printing on page 41.) The image file extension must be .JPG (Other image file extensions like .JPEG,...
  • Page 46: Getting Started

    Chapter 5 Getting started Firmly put the card into the correct slot. 2 3 4 ® 1 CompactFlash 2 SecureDigital™, MultiMediaCard™ ® 3 Memory Stick , Memory Stick Pro™ 4 xD-Picture Card™ PhotoCapture key indications: PhotoCapture light is on, the media card is properly inserted.
  • Page 47: Print Images

    Print Images View Photo(s) You can preview your photos on the LCD before you print them. If your photos are large files there may be a delay before each photo is displayed on the LCD. Make sure you have put the media card in the correct slot.
  • Page 48: Print All Photos

    Chapter 5 Print All Photos You can print all the photos on your media card. Make sure you have put the media card in the correct slot. Press (PhotoCapture). Press a or b to choose Print All Photos. Press OK. Press + or - repeatedly to enter the number of copies you want.
  • Page 49: Dpof Printing

    DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and Sony Corporation) created this standard to make it easier to print images from a digital camera.
  • Page 50: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    (For Print All Photos, Print Photos) You can see the number of copies of each photo that will be printed. Menu Selections Option 1 Print Quality Normal/Photo Paper Type Plain Paper/Inkjet Paper/ Brother Photo/Other Photo Paper Size Letter/A4/10x15cm/13x18cm Brightness Light Dark PHOTO Print Quality...
  • Page 51: Print Quality

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. Press OK. If you do not want to change additional settings, press Colour Start to print.
  • Page 52: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Chapter 5 If you do not want to change additional settings, press Colour Start to print. Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour Brightness Press a or b to choose Brightness. Press OK. Press a or b to make a lighter or darker print.
  • Page 53: Cropping

    Cropping If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part of the image will automatically be cropped. The factory setting is On. If you want to print the whole image, turn this setting to Off. Press a or b to choose Cropping.
  • Page 54: Scan To Card

    Chapter 5 Scan to Card Entering Scan mode When you want to scan to card, press (Scan). The LCD shows: SCAN Scan to E-mail Scan to Image Scan to OCR Scan to File Scan to Card Select & Press Press a or b to choose Scan to Card. press OK.
  • Page 55: Understanding The Error Messages

    Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the PhotoCapture Center™, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Media Error This message will appear if you put in a media card that is either bad or not formatted, or when there is a problem with the media drive.
  • Page 56: Printing Photos From A Camera With Pictbridge

    Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge Your Brother machine supports the PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any PictBridge compatible digital camera. Before Using PictBridge PictBridge requirements To avoid errors, remember the following...
  • Page 57: Printing Images

    Printing Images Note Remove any memory cards from the machine before connecting the digital camera. Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the PictBridge port (1) on the machine using the USB cable. 1 PictBridge port Turn on the camera.
  • Page 58: Understanding The Error Messages

    Chapter 6 Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using PictBridge, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Out of Memory This message will appear if you are working with images that are too large for the machine's memory.
  • Page 59: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 60: Software And Network Features

    (For Windows Note If you have not installed the software, see Viewing Documentation on page 3. From the Start menu, point to Brother, DCP-XXXX (where XXXX is your model number) from the programs group, then click User’s Guide. Click Software User’s Guide or Network User’s Guide (DCP-540CN...
  • Page 61 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 62: Safety And Legal

    Safety and Legal Choosing a location Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a standard, grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10° and 35° C (50° F and 95° F). CAUTION •...
  • Page 63: 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 64 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the document cover or the scanner cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the paper tray under the output paper tray cover. Doing this may cause injury.
  • Page 65 Do not carry the machine by holding the scanner cover. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 66: Important Safety Instructions

    13 Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them up. 14 Unplug this product from the electrical socket and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord is damaged or frayed.
  • Page 67: Important - For Your Safety

    Green and Yellow: Earth Blue: Neutral Brown: Live If in any doubt, call a qualified electrician. LAN connection (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) CAUTION DO NOT connect this product to a LAN connection that is subject to over-voltages. Safety and Legal...
  • Page 68: Eu Directive 2002/96/Ec And En50419

    EU Directive 2002/96/EC and EN50419 This equipment is marked with the above recycling symbol. It means that at the end of the life of the equipment you must dispose of it separately at an appropriate collection point and not place it in the normal domestic unsorted waste stream.
  • Page 69: Trademarks

    Safety and Legal Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © 2006 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 70: 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 71 Printing (Continued) Difficulty Characters and lines are stacked. Printed text or images are skewed. Smudged stain at the top center of the printed page. Printing appears dirty or ink seems to run. Stains appear on the reverse side or at the bottom of the page. The machine prints dense lines on the page.
  • Page 72 Poor copy results when using the ADF. (DCP-540CN only) Scanning Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions TWAIN/WIA errors appear while Make sure the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver is chosen as the primary source. In scanning. PaperPort Poor scanning results when using the ADF. Software Difficulties Difficulty Cannot install software or print.
  • Page 73: Network Difficulties

    OK. Make sure if the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. ® <Windows users> The firewall setting on you PC may be rejecting the necessary network connection.
  • Page 74: Error Messages

    As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your machine identifies the error and shows an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most errors by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 75 Error Message Cause The machine is out of paper or No Paper Fed paper is not properly loaded in the paper tray. The paper is jammed in the machine. The machine's memory is full. Out of Memory Paper is jammed in the machine. (See Printer jam or paper jam on page 69.) Paper Jam The machine has a mechanical Unable to Change XX...
  • Page 76: Changing Lcd Language

    Press OK. Press a or b to select your language. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Document jam (DCP-540CN only) Documents can jam if they are not inserted or fed properly, or if they are too long. Follow the steps below to clear a document jam.
  • Page 77: 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). If you cannot remove the jammed paper from the front, or the error message still appears on the LCD...
  • Page 78: Routine Maintenance

    Lift the scanner cover to release the lock (1). Gently push the scanner cover support down (2) and close the scanner cover (3). Push the paper tray firmly back 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).
  • Page 79 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Each colour has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. brother Lift the lock release lever and push it until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover.
  • Page 80: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother Branded cartridges or the refilling of empty...
  • Page 81: Cleaning The Scanner

    Clean the outside of the machine as follows: Pull the paper tray (1) completely out of the machine. Wipe the outside of the machine with a soft cloth to remove dust. Lift the output paper tray cover and remove anything that is stuck inside the paper tray.
  • Page 82: Cleaning The Machine Printer Platen

    Cleaning the machine printer platen WARNING Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet before cleaning the printer platen (1). Clean the machine printer platen (1) and the area around it, wiping off any scattered ink with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.
  • Page 83: Cleaning The Print Head

    Note If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, call your Brother dealer. Checking the print quality If faded or streaked colours and text appear on your output, some of the nozzles may be clogged.
  • Page 84: Checking The Printing Alignment

    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 85: 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 select Machine Info.. Press OK. Press a or b to select Serial No.. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Packing and shipping the machine...
  • Page 86 CAUTION If you are not able to find the yellow protective part, DO NOT remove the ink cartridges before shipping. It is essential that the machine be shipped with either the yellow protective parts or the ink cartridges in position. Shipping without them will cause damage to your machine and may void your warranty.
  • Page 87: C Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to use 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: Menu Table

    Level2 General Setup Paper Type Paper Size LCD Settings The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options — Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Letter Legal 10x15cm LCD Contrast Light Med* Dark...
  • Page 89 Level1 Level2 TCP/IP (DCP 540CN only) Setup Misc. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options BOOT Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Subnet Mask [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Gateway [000-255].
  • Page 90 Level1 Level2 Factory Reset (DCP 540CN only) (Continued) TCP/IP(Wired) (DCP 750CW only) The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options — BOOT Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Subnet Mask [000-255].
  • Page 91 Level1 Level2 TCP/IP(WLAN) (DCP 750CW (Continued) only) (Continued) Setup WLAN The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options BOOT Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Subnet Mask [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255].
  • Page 92 Level1 Level2 WLAN Status (DCP-750CW only) (Continued) Setup Misc. Network I/F Factory Reset Print Reports Help List User Settings Network Config (DCP 540CN and DCP-750CW only) Machine Info. Serial No. Initial Setup Date/Time Local Language The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options —...
  • Page 93: Print Settings

    The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Print Settings Option1 Option2 Print Normal Quality Photo* Plain Paper Paper Type Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* Paper Size Letter 10x15cm* 13x18cm Brightness Light Dark The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options —...
  • Page 94 Option1 Option2 Contrast Color Enhance Off* Cropping Borderless Set New Default Factory Reset The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Option3 Option4 — — White Balance Sharpness Color Density — — — — — — — — Descriptions Page Adjusts the contrast.
  • Page 95 69% A4iA5 93% A4iLTR 97% LTRiA4 100%* 104% EXEiLTR 142% A5iA4 186% 10x15cmiLTR 198% 10x15cmiA4 200% Custom(25-400%) — Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Letter Legal 10x15cm — Light Dark — Menu and Features Descriptions Page Choose the Copy resolution for your type of document.
  • Page 96 Chapter C Level1 Level2 Color Adjust Green Blue — Stack/Sort (DCP-540CN only) — Page Layout — Set New Default — Factory Reset The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level3 Options — — — — Stack* Sort —...
  • Page 97 Scan ( Level1 Option1 Scan to E-mail — Scan to Image — — Scan to OCR — Scan to File Scan to Card 150 dpi Color* 300 dpi Color 600 dpi Color 200x100 dpi B/W 200 dpi B/W The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Option2 Option3 Descriptions...
  • Page 98: Specifications

    (DCP-540CN only) Paper Tray Printer Type Print Method LCD (liquid crystal display) 50.8 mm (2.0 in) Colour LCD (DCP-330C/DCP-540CN) Power Source Power Consumption 32 MB Up to 10 pages Temperature: 20° C - 30° C (68° F - 86° F)
  • Page 99 Humidity This depends on printing conditions. (DCP-540CN) 180 mm (7.1 in.) 7.3 kg (16.06 lb) (DCP-330C, DCP-750CW) 8.0 kg (17.6 lb) (DCP-540CN) Operating: 50 dB or less Operating: 10 to 35° C (50° F to 95° F) Best Print 20 to 33° C (68° F to 91° F)
  • Page 100: 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 14. Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper...
  • Page 101: Copy

    Multiple Copies Enlarge/Reduce Resolution Based on Brother standard pattern. (Fast mode/Stack Copy) Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document. Yes/Yes ADF Width: 148 mm to 215.9 mm (5.8 in. to 8.5 in.) ADF Height: 148 mm to 356 mm (5.8 in. to 14 in.) Scanner Glass Width: Max.
  • Page 102: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ Available Media File Extension (Media Format) (Image Format) Number of Files Folder Borderless xD-Picture Card™ Conventional Card from 16MB to 512MB xD-Picture Card™ Type M from 256MB to 1GB xD-Picture Card™ Type H from 256MB to 1GB Progressive JPEG format is not supported. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 14.
  • Page 103: Scanner

    Windows XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) Yes/Yes ® Yes (Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP ®...
  • Page 104: Printer

    When you set the Borderless feature to On. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 14. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and XP supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability Brother Ink Driver ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater...
  • Page 105: Interfaces

    Interfaces LAN cable (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) Wireless LAN (DCP-750CW only) 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 106: Computer Requirements

    128 MB 256 MB 80 MB 350MHz Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX (DCP-540CN, DCP-750CW only) Wireless 802.11 b/g (DCP-750CW only) For the latest driver updates, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com Recommended Available Hard Disk Space Drivers Applications 128 MB 120 MB 130 MB 256 MB...
  • Page 107: Consumable Items

    Consumable items The machine uses individual Black, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta ink cartridges that are separate from the print head assembly. Service Life of Ink Replacement Ink Cartridges Cartridge Black - Approximately 500 pages at 5% coverageYellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 400 pages at 5% coverage Replacement <Black>...
  • Page 108: Network (Lan) (Dcp-540Cn And Dcp-750Cw Only)

    Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN and DCP-750CW only) You can connect your machine to a network for Network Printing and Network Scanning (Windows BRAdmin Professional Network Management software for Windows Support for Windows Ethernet 10/100 BASE-TX Auto Negotiation (Wired LAN) IEEE 802.11 b/g (Wireless LAN) (DCP-750CW only)
  • Page 109: 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 110: Index

    Index ADF (automatic document feeder) ...10 ADF cover ...68 ® ® Apple Macintosh See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Cleaning paper pick-up roller ...74 print head ...75 printer platen ...74 scanner ...73 Consumable items ...99 Control panel overview ...6 ControlCenter See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 111 Network Printing See Network User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Scanning See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Paper ... 12 capacity ...15 size ... 14 size of document ...10 type ... 14 ® PaperPort See Software User's Guide and PaperPort User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 112 printing ...62 scanning ...64 software ...64 paper jam ...69 print quality ...75 ® Windows See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Wireless Network (DCP-750CW only) See Quick Setup Guide and Network User's Guide on the CD-ROM..
  • Page 113 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com LP3685004 UK/IRE/GEN Printed in China...

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