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Brother MFC MFC-790CW Quick Setup Manual

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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Before you can use the machine, read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation.
WARNING
Important
DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB
cable).
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
User's Guide
CD-ROM
Telephone Handset
Side Cover
(MFC-790CW only)
(MFC-790CW only)
WARNING
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine. To avoid danger of suffocation, please keep
these bags away from babies and children.
Illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide are based on MFC-790CW.
a
Remove the protective tape and film covering the scanner glass.
b
Remove the green protective packing
machine and then pulling down on the packing part.
c
Remove the plastic bag
the paper tray.
d
Make sure you have all components.
Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
2
Starter Ink Cartridges
[x4]
Accessory Order Form
Cordless Handset
(MFC-990CW only)
by lifting the front of the
a
containing the ink cartridges from on top of
b
Black
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
Test Sheet (USA only)
Battery and Battery Cover
(MFC-990CW only)
MFC-790CW
MFC-990CW
Quick Setup Guide
Telephone Line Cord
User's Guide for Cordless Handset
(MFC-990CW only)
1
USA/CAN Version 0
1

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   Summary of Contents for Brother MFC MFC-790CW

  • Page 1

    Quick Setup Guide Start Here Before you can use the machine, read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation. Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury. WARNING Important DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB cable).

  • Page 2: Connect The Handset

    Note • The components included in the box may differ depending on your country. • Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine. • You need to purchase the correct interface cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network connection).

  • Page 3

    Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Important Do not push the paper in too far. Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button...

  • Page 4

    Connect the power cord and telephone line Important DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB cable). Connect the power cord. Connect the telephone line cord. Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the jack on the machine marked LINE and the other end to a modular wall jack.

  • Page 5

    Install the ink cartridges WARNING If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. Make sure that the power is turned on. The LCD shows: No Cartridge Install Ink Black Cyan Open the ink cartridge cover a.

  • Page 6

    • DO NOT dismantle or tamper with the ink cartridge, this can cause the ink to leak out of the cartridge. • Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the ink cartridges provided with your machine. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement ink cartridges.

  • Page 7

    Check the print quality When the preparation process has finished, the LCD shows this message Set Paper and Press Start Press Color Start. Check the quality of the four color blocks the sheet. (black/yellow/cyan/magenta) If all lines are clear and visible, press Yes to finish the quality check.

  • Page 8: Choose The Correct Receive Mode

    Will you be using Voicemail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine? If you have Voice Mail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine, there is a strong possibility that Voice Mail and the Brother machine will conflict with each other when receiving incoming calls. See Voice Mail in Chapter 7 of the User's Guide for instructions on setting up your machine using this service.

  • Page 9: Set The Lcd Contrast

    Setting up the Message Center You must record an outgoing message in order to use the Message Center mode. Record the Message Center outgoing message (Msg Ctr OGM). See Outgoing message (OGM) in Chapter 9 of the User’s Guide. Activate Message Center mode. Press .

  • Page 10

    Set the date and time The machine displays the time, and if you set up the station ID the date and time will be added to each fax you send. Press MENU. Press a or b to display Initial Setup. Press Initial Setup.

  • Page 11: Set Your Station Id

    Set your station ID You should store your name and fax number to be printed on all fax pages that you send. Press MENU. Press a or b to display Initial Setup. Press Initial Setup. Press Station ID. Enter your fax number (up to 20 digits) on the Touchscreen, and then press OK.

  • Page 12

    Sheet (USA only) You can also register your product online using the On-Line Registration link from the installation CD-ROM or visit http://www.brother.com/registration/. Fill out the Product Registration and Test Sheet. Put the sheet face down in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) or face down on the scanner glass.

  • Page 13: Cordless Handset

    Set up the cordless handset (MFC-990CW only) Install the battery Insert the connector of the battery direction shown below. Place the battery in the position shown. Install the battery cover by sliding it onto the back of the handset. Note Be careful that you do not catch the battery connector cord.

  • Page 14: Position The Antenna On The Base Unit

    Choose your language on the cordless handset (Canada only) You can change the LCD language. Press Menu/OK. Press a or b to choose Select Language. Press Menu/OK. Press a or b to choose your language. Press Menu/OK. Press Note After replacement of the battery in the cordless handset, you should set the date and time.

  • Page 15

    Choose your connection type For USB interface cable ® Windows , go to page 16 ® Macintosh , go to page 20 For Wired Network ® Windows , go to page 23 ® Macintosh , go to page 28 For Wireless Network ®...

  • Page 16: For Usb Interface Users

    If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.

  • Page 17

    Agreement. The installation of ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE will automatically start and is followed by the installation of MFL-Pro Suite. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes if you agree to the Software License Agreement. Windows Choose Local Connection, and then click Next.

  • Page 18

    Connect the USB cable Important • DO NOT connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub. • Connect the machine directly to your computer. Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into the open position.

  • Page 19: Connect The Power Cord

    After restarting the computer, you must be logged on with Administrator rights. Note If an error message appears during the software installation, run the Installation Diagnostics located in Start/All Programs/Brother/ MFC-XXXX (where MFC-XXXX is your model name). The installation is now Finish complete.

  • Page 20

    X 10.2.0 to 10.2.3 users, ® upgrade to Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater. (For the latest information for Mac OS http://solutions.brother.com/) • Make sure there are no memory cards or a USB Flash memory drive inserted. Connect the USB cable Important •...

  • Page 21

    Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, click Restart to finish installing the software. The Brother software will search for the Brother device. During this time the following screen will appear.

  • Page 22

    Install ® Presto! PageManager ® ® When Presto! PageManager capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and ® documents using Presto! PageManager Double-click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions. ®...

  • Page 23: For Wired Network Interface Users

    Wired Network For Wired Network Interface Users ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® Windows Vista Before you install Make sure that your computer is ON and you are logged on with Administrator rights. Important • If there are any programs running, close them.

  • Page 24: Connect The Power Cord

    Wired Network Carefully route the network cable through the trench and out the back of the machine. Then, connect the cable to your network. Note If both USB and LAN cables are being used, guide both cables through the trench with one on top of the other.

  • Page 25: Install Mfl-pro Suite

    If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.

  • Page 26

    The Configure IP Address window will appear. Enter an IP address for your machine that is suitable for your network by following the on-screen instructions. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another. Important DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation.

  • Page 27

    2 network computers. if you want to install MFL-Pro Suite on additional computers, you can purchase additional NL-5 (five user) license agreements from your authorized Brother dealer or contact Brother customer service. The installation is now Finish complete.

  • Page 28

    Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater. (For the latest information for Mac OS http://solutions.brother.com/) • Make sure there are no memory cards or a USB Flash memory drive inserted. • If you have previously set up your machine...

  • Page 29

    Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, click Restart to finish installing the software. The Brother software will search for the Brother device. During this time the following screen will appear.

  • Page 30

    Wired Network Note • If the machine is configured for your network, choose the machine from the list, and then click OK. This window will not appear if there is only one machine connected on the network, it will be chosen automatically. Go to e. •...

  • Page 31

    Presto! PageManager ® ® When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and ® documents using Presto! PageManager Double-click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Page 32: Before You Begin

    The following steps will guide you through the configuration and installation process. To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother machine as close to the network access point (router) as possible with minimal obstructions. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.

  • Page 33

    For Wireless Network Users Confirm your network environment (Infrastructure Mode) The following instructions will offer two methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. Both methods are for infrastructure mode, using a wireless router or access point that uses DHCP to assign IP addresses.

  • Page 34: Infrastructure Mode

    For Wireless Network Users Connecting the Brother machine to the wireless network Important You must have the wireless setting you wrote down for your network in step 24 on page 33 before you proceed. Configure the wireless settings (Typical Wireless Setup in infrastructure mode) On your machine, press MENU.

  • Page 35: For Windows Users

    For Wireless Network Users Press TKIP or AES for Encryption Type? Enter the WPA/WPA2-PSK password you wrote down in step 24 on page 33 using the Touchscreen. You can use the d and c keys to move the cursor left and right. The letters appear in this order: upper case and then lower case.

  • Page 36

    Confirm your wireless router or access point has the SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™ symbol as shown below. Place the Brother machine within range of a SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™ access point/router. The range may differ depending on your environment. Refer to the instructions provided with your access point/router.

  • Page 37

    For Wireless Network Users Wireless setup is now complete. To install MFL-Pro Suite, continue to step 26. ® For Windows Users: Now go to Page 38 ® For Mac OS Users: Now go to Page 42...

  • Page 38: Windows Vista

    If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.

  • Page 39

    Agreement. The installation of ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE will automatically start and is followed by the installation of MFL-Pro Suite. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes if you agree to the Software License Agreement. Windows Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click Next.

  • Page 40

    Enter an IP address for your machine that is suitable for your network by following the on-screen instructions. Windows The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another. Important DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation.

  • Page 41

    2 network computers. if you want to install MFL-Pro Suite on additional computers, you can purchase additional NL-5 (five user) license agreements from your authorized Brother dealer or contact Brother customer service. The installation is now Finish complete.

  • Page 42: Install The Drivers & Software

    Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, click Restart to finish installing the software. The Brother software will search for the Brother device. During this time the following screen will appear.

  • Page 43

    Wireless Network Note • If the machine is configured for your network, choose the machine from the list, and then click This window will not appear if there is only one machine connected on the network, it will be chosen automatically. Go to f. •...

  • Page 44

    Install ® Presto! PageManager ® ® When Presto! PageManager capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and ® documents using Presto! PageManager Double-click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions. ®...

  • Page 45

    Install Optional Applications Install FaceFilter Studio supported by Reallusion, Inc FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement. Important •...

  • Page 46

    Install Optional Applications Install BookScan&Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, Inc You can install BookScan&Whiteboard Suite. The BookScan Enhancer software can correct your scanned book images automatically. The Whiteboard Enhancer software cleans up and enhances text and images from photos taken of your whiteboard.

  • Page 47

    BRAdmin Light utility (For Windows BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address.

  • Page 48

    BRAdmin Light utility (For Mac OS BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address from a ®...

  • Page 49: Entering Text For Wireless Settings

    For Wireless Network Users Restore the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except the power cord).

  • Page 50: Replacement Consumables

    The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.

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