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  • Page 1 DCP-120C ® Version B...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: ■...
  • Page 3: Brother Numbers

    Calls must be made from within that country. Register your product By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, 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 4: Ordering Accessories And Supplies

    Brother has installed an easy-to-use fax back system, so you can get instant answers to common technical questions and product information for all Brother products. This system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use the system to receive faxed instructions and an Index of fax back subjects.
  • Page 5: Usa And Canada

    (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), WILL BE LIMITED TO $50. 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 6 (collectively referred to in this warranty as “this Product”). • If you purchased a product from someone other than an authorized Brother reseller in the United States or if the product was used (including but not limited to floor models or refurbished product), prior to...
  • Page 7 PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. information, • This Limited Warranty is the only warranty that Brother is giving for this Product. It is the final expression and the exclusive and only statement of Brother’s obligations to you. It replaces understandings that you may have with Brother or its representatives.
  • Page 8 Authorized Service Centers, Distributors, Dealers, Agents or employees, shall create another warranty or modify this warranty. This warranty states Brother’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy against Brother for any failure of the MFC/Facsimile machine to operate properly. Neither Brother nor anyone else involved in the development, production, or delivery of...
  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions To use the machine safely Please refer to these instructions for later reference and before attempting any maintenance. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the machine, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the AC power outlet To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your hands on the...
  • Page 10 WARNING This product must be installed near an AC power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of emergencies, you must disconnect the power cord from the AC power outlet to shut off power completely. Caution To maintain the best print quality, we recommend that you use the On/Off key to turn off your machine.
  • Page 11: Choosing A Location

    Choosing a location Place your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a standard, AC power outlet. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 50°F and 95°F (10° and 35°C). Caution ■...
  • Page 12 User’s Guide that is on the CD-ROM. To view Documentation (For Windows From the Start menu, select Brother, MFL Pro Suite DCP-XXXX (Where XXXX is your model name) from the Programs Group, and then select User’s Guide.
  • Page 13 Click the documentation you want to read. ■ Quick Setup Guide: Setup and Software Installation Instructions ■ User’s Guide (2 manuals): User’s Guide for Stand-alone operations and Software User’s Guide ■ ® PaperPort Users Guide: Document Management Software How to find Scanning instructions There are several ways you can scan documents.
  • Page 14 ■ ControlCenter2 (For Mac OS ® Presto! PageManager ■ Instructions for scanning directly from Presto! ® . Insert the Brother CD-ROM labeled (Mac OS ® X 10.2.4 or greater) ® X 10.2.4 or greater) on page 10-1 ® User’s Guide ®...
  • Page 15: For Windows

    (For Windows You can find all the contacts you will need, such as Web support (Brother Solutions Center), Customer Service and Brother Authorized Service Centers on page i and on the Brother CD-ROM. ■ Click Brother Support on the main menu.
  • Page 16: 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 Control panel overview ... 1-2 Warning LED indications ... 1-4 Load documents ... 1-5 Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) ... 1-5 Using the scanner glass ...
  • Page 17 Adjusting Color saturation ... 2-15 Legal limitations ... 2-16 Walk-Up PhotoCapture Center Introduction... 3-1 PhotoCapture Center Getting started ... 3-3 Printing the Index (Thumbnails)... 3-5 Printing images ... 3-6 DPOF printing... 3-8 Changing the default settings ... 3-9 Setting print quality ... 3-9 Setting paper and size...
  • Page 18 Printer jam or paper jam ... 6-4 Paper is jammed inside the paper tray ... 6-4 Paper is jammed inside the machine... 6-5 If you are having difficulty with your machine ... 6-7 How to change LCD language... 6-10 How to improve the LCD viewing... 6-10 Setting the Beeper Volume...
  • Page 19: Introduction

    Introduction Using this Guide Thank you for buying a Brother Digital Copier/Printer (DCP). Your machine is simple to use, with LCD screen instructions to guide you through programming it. You can make the most of your machine by reading through this Guide.
  • Page 20: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview Copy keys (Temporary settings): Copy Options You can quickly and easily select temporary settings for copying. Enlarge/Reduce Lets you enlarge or reduce copies depending on the ratio you select. Copy Quality Use this key to temporarily change the quality for copying.
  • Page 21 Stop/Exit Stops an operation or exits from the menu. Black Start Lets you start making copies in black and white. Also, lets you start a scanning operation (in color or black, depending on the scanning setting in the ControlCenter software). Color Start Lets you start making copies in full color.
  • Page 22: Warning Led Indications

    Warning LED indications The Warning LED lights when there is a problem with your machine. You should check the LCD display for more details about the problem. Machine status Ready Cover is Open Ink Empty Paper Error Other Messages 1 - 4 INTRODUCTION Description The machine is ready for use.
  • Page 23: Load Documents

    Load documents You can make copies and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) or from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) The ADF can hold up to 10 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard [20 lb (80 g/m before putting them in the ADF.
  • Page 24 Fan the pages well. Make sure you put the documents face down, top edge first in the ADF until you feel them touch the feed roller. Adjust the paper guides to fit the width of your documents. Unfold the ADF Document Output Support Flap. DO NOT pull on the document while it is feeding.
  • Page 25: Using The Scanner Glass

    Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy or scan pages of a book or one page at a time. Documents can be up to 8.5 in. (216 mm) wide and 11 in. (297 mm) long. To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty.
  • Page 26: About Paper

    The surface may not be completely dry and may stain your fingers. Recommended Paper To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) We recommend using “3M Transparency Film” when you print on transparencies.
  • Page 27: Handling And Using Special Paper

    0.08 in. (2 mm) or longer ■ that is extremely shiny or highly textured ■ that was previously printed by a printer ■ that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked ■ that is made with a short grain 0.08 in.
  • Page 28 1 - 10 INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 29: Paper Weight, Thickness And Capacity

    Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Cut Paper Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Glossy Paper Cards Photo Card Index Card Post Card Envelopes Transparencies * Up to 50 sheets for Legal size paper 20 lb (75 g/m * Up to 100 sheets of 20 lb (75 g/m Paper capacity of the output paper tray Output Paper Up to 25 sheets of 20 lb Letter/A4 (75 g/m...
  • Page 30: Printable Area

    (12 mm) When you set the Borderless feature to On. ■ Printable area depends on the Printer driver settings. ■ The figures above are approximate and the printable area may vary depending on the type of cut sheet paper you are using.
  • Page 31: How To Load Paper, Envelopes And Post Cards

    How to load paper, envelopes and post cards To load paper or other media Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine and remove the output paper tray. Press and slide the paper side guide to fit the paper width. Paper Side Guide Pull out the paper support and unfold the paper support flap.
  • Page 32 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and mis-feeds. Gently insert the paper into the paper tray print side down and the leading edge (top of the paper) in first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark.
  • Page 33: To Load Envelopes

    To load envelopes ■ Use envelopes that weigh from 20 - 25 lb (75 - 90 g/m ■ Some envelopes require margin settings in the application. Make sure you do a test print first. To prevent possible damage to the feeding mechanism, do not use the types of envelopes shown below.
  • Page 34: To Load Post Cards

    Insert the envelopes into the paper tray with the address side down and the leading edge (top of the envelopes) in first. Slide the paper side guide to fit the width of the envelopes. If you have problems when printing on envelopes, try the following suggestions: Open the envelope flap.
  • Page 35: Making Copies

    Making copies Using the machine as a copier You can use your machine as a copier, making up to 99 copies at a time. Making a single copy Load your document. Black Start Press To stop copying, press Making multiple copies Load your document.
  • Page 36: Using The Copy Keys

    Using the Copy keys When you want to quickly change the copy settings temporarily for the next copy, use the temporary Copy keys. You can use different combinations. Temporary Copy keys These settings are temporary, the machine returns to its default settings 60 seconds after it finishes copying.
  • Page 37: Setting Copy Quality

    Setting copy quality You can select the copy quality. The default setting is Normal. Copy Quality Press Load your document. Copy Quality Press (Fast, Normal or Best). Black Start Press —OR— Press other temporary copy keys for more settings. Recommended mode for ordinary Normal printouts.
  • Page 38: Enlarging Or Reducing The Copied Image

    Enlarging or reducing the copied image You can select the following enlargement or reduction ratios. Custom(25-400%) allows you to enter a ratio from 25% to 400%. Enlarge/Reduce Press 2 - 4 MAKING COPIES Custom(25-400%) 200% 198% 4"x6"→A4 186% 4"x6"→LTR 142% A5→A4 104% EXE→LTR 100% 97% LTR→A4...
  • Page 39 Load your document. Enlarge/Reduce Press Press to select the enlargement or reduction ratio you want. Press —OR— You can select Custom(25-400%) and press Press to enter an enlargement or reduction ratio from 25% to 400%. Press Enlargement or reduction ratio can also be increased/decreased by holding down Black Start Press...
  • Page 40: Using The Copy Options Key

    Using the Copy Options key Copy Options Use the settings temporarily for the next copy. Press Copy Menu Selections Options Select & Set Paper Type Paper Size Brightness Stack/Sort Page Layout After you choose your settings by pressing Set temporarily and then returns to Menu selections. Black Start Press settings.
  • Page 41: Setting Paper Type

    Setting paper type If copying on paper other than plain paper, select the type of paper that you are using to get the best print quality. Load your document. Copy Options Press Press Press (Plain, Inkjet, Glossy or Transprncy). Press Black Start Press —OR—...
  • Page 42: Adjusting Brightness

    Adjusting brightness You can adjust the copy brightness to make copies darker or lighter. Load your document. Copy Options Press Press Press to make a lighter copy. —OR— Press to make a darker copy. Press Black Start Press —OR— Press Sorting copies using the ADF You can sort multiple copies.
  • Page 43: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Making N in 1 copies or a poster (Page Layout) You can reduce the number of pages for copies by using the N in 1 copy feature. This allows you to copy two or four pages onto one page, allowing you to save paper. It is also possible to create a poster.
  • Page 44 If Glossy has been selected in the Paper Type setting for N in 1 copies, the machine will print the images as if Normal paper had been selected. ■ N in 1 color copies are not available. ■ For Poster copies, you cannot make more than one copy. Place the document face down in the direction shown below.
  • Page 45 Poster (3x3) You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. For Poster copies, you cannot make more than one copy. MAKING COPIES 2 - 11...
  • Page 46: Changing The Default Copy Settings

    Changing the default copy settings You can save the copy settings you use most often by setting them as default. These settings will remain until you change them again. Setting Paper Type To get the best print quality, set the machine for the type of paper you are using.
  • Page 47: Setting Paper Size

    Setting Paper Size You can use five sizes of paper for printing your copies: Letter, Legal, A4, A5 and Photo Card (4" x 6"). When you change the type of paper you load in the machine, you will need to change the setting for Paper Size at the same time so your machine can fit the copy on the page.
  • Page 48: Adjusting Brightness

    Adjusting brightness Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press to make a lighter copy. —OR— Press to make a darker copy. Press Stop/Exit Press Adjusting contrast You can change the contrast to help an image look sharper and more vivid. Menu Press Press...
  • Page 49: Adjusting Color Saturation

    Adjusting Color saturation Color saturation can only be changed through the default setting. Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Press to increase the color saturation. —OR— Press to decrease the color saturation. Press Return to Step 4 to select the next color. —OR—...
  • Page 50: Legal Limitations

    Legal limitations Color reproductions of certain documents are illegal and may result in either criminal or civil liability. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete listing of every possible prohibition. In case of doubt, we suggest that you check with relevant counsel as to any particular questionable documents.
  • Page 51: Walk-up Photocapture Center

    Walk-Up PhotoCapture Center Introduction Even if your machine is not connected to your computer, you can print photos directly from your digital camera media. Your Brother machine includes five media drives (slots) for use with popular digital camera media: CompactFlash ™...
  • Page 52: Photocapture Center ™ Requirements

    PhotoCapture Center To avoid error conditions, please remember: ■ The DPOF file on the media card must be in a valid format. (See DPOF printing on page 3-8.) ■ The image file extension must be .JPG (Other image file extensions .JPEG, .TIF, .GIF and so on will not be recognized). ■...
  • Page 53: Getting Started

    Getting started Firmly insert the card into the appropriate slot. ™ SecureDigital ™ MultiMediaCard ® Memory Stick ™ Memory Stick Pro SmartMedia PhotoCapture key indications: ■ PhotoCapture light is ON, the media card is inserted properly. ■ PhotoCapture light is OFF, the media card is not properly inserted.
  • Page 54 The steps below give a brief outline of the Direct Printing feature. Please see the remaining pages of this chapter for more detailed instructions. Insert the media card firmly into the media drive (slot). When you insert your media card into the proper slot, the LCD shows: The media active message will be shown for 60 seconds and then disappear.
  • Page 55: Printing The Index (thumbnails)

    Printing the Index (Thumbnails) The PhotoCapture Center No.1, No.2, No.3, and so on). It does not recognize any other numbers or file names that your digital camera or PC have used to identify the pictures. You can print a thumbnail page (Index page with 6 or 5 images per line). This will show all the pictures on the media card.
  • Page 56: Printing Images

    Printing images Before you can print an individual image, you have to know the image number. Print the Index first. (See Printing the Index (Thumbnails) on page 3-5.) Make sure you have inserted the media card. (PhotoCapture) Press Press to select Print Images.
  • Page 57 Paper Type & Paper Size Press (Letter Glossy, 4"x 6" Glossy, 5"x 7" Glossy, A4 Glossy, Letter Plain, A4 Plain, Letter Inkjet, A4 Inkjet or 4"x 6" Inkjet). Press If you selected A4 or Letter, go to Step 7. If you selected another size, go to Step 8. —OR—...
  • Page 58: 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. If your digital camera supports DPOF printing, you will be able to select on the Digital Camera display the images and number of copies you want to print.
  • Page 59: Changing The Default Settings

    Changing the default settings You can save the PhotoCapture Center by setting them as default. These settings will remain until you change them again. Setting print quality Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Stop/Exit Press Setting paper and size Menu Press Press...
  • Page 60: Adjusting Brightness

    Adjusting brightness Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press to make a lighter print. —OR— Press to make a darker print. Press Stop/Exit Press Adjusting contrast You can choose the contrast setting. More contrast will make an image look sharper and more vivid. Menu Press Press...
  • Page 61: Color Enhancement (true2life ® )

    Color enhancement (True2Life You can turn on the color enhancement (True2Life more vivid images. Printing time will be slower. Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press —OR— Select Off and press If you select On, you can customize the White Balance, Sharpness or Color Density.
  • Page 62: Cropping

    Cropping If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your selected 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.
  • Page 63: Borderless

    Borderless This feature expands the printable area to the edges of the paper. Printing time will be slightly slower. Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Stop/Exit Press Scan to Card You can scan black and white and color documents into a media card.
  • Page 64: Changing The Default Quality

    Insert a SmartMedia Memory Stick Pro ™ xD-Picture Card Do not take out the media card while to avoid damaging the card or data stored on the card. Load your document. Scan Press Press to select Scan to Card. To change quality, press —OR—...
  • Page 65: Changing The Default Black & White File Format

    Changing the default black & white file format Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Stop/Exit Press Changing the default color file format Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Stop/Exit Press to select 2.PhotoCapture. to select 8.Scan to Card.
  • Page 66: Understanding The Error Messages

    Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while ™ you’re using the PhotoCapture Center , you can easily identify and troubleshoot any difficulties. When an error message appears on the LCD, the machine will beep to get your attention.
  • Page 67: Software Features

    Software features The User’s Guide on the CD-ROM includes the Software User’s Guide for features available when connected to a computer (for example, Printing and Scanning). ■ Printing ® (For Windows , see Chapter 1 in the Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) ®...
  • Page 68: Important Information

    Important information Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of Conformity (USA only) Responsible Party: Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911 USA TEL: (908) 704-1700 declares, that the products Product Name: DCP-120C comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 69: Important

    ■ Brother cannot accept any financial or other responsibilities that may be the result of your use of this information, including direct, special or consequential damages. There are no warranties extended or granted by this document.
  • Page 70: 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. Unplug this product from the AC power outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
  • Page 71 Refer all servicing to a Brother Authorized Service Center. For the location of your nearest Brother Authorized Service Center, please call In USA: 1-800-284-4357 or In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER.
  • Page 72: 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. © 2005 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S.
  • Page 73: Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most problems by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at
  • Page 74 6-22.) Reinsert the correct media card. Add paper, and then press Black Start or Color Start. See Printer jam or paper jam on page 6-4. (Copy operation in process) Press Stop/Exit and wait until the other operations in progress finish and then try again.
  • Page 75: Document Jams

    Document jams If the document is jammed, follow the steps below. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Open the ADF cover. Pull the jammed document out to the right or left. Close the ADF cover.
  • Page 76: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Printer jam or paper jam Remove the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Paper is jammed inside the paper tray Pull the paper tray out of the machine. Pull out the jammed paper to remove it.
  • Page 77: Paper Is Jammed Inside The Machine

    Paper is jammed inside the machine Remove the Jam Clear Cover. Pull the jammed paper out of the machine. Re-insert the Jam Clear Cover. If you can not pull out the jammed paper, lift the scanner cover from the right-hand side of the machine until it locks securely into the open position.
  • Page 78 Lift the scanner cover to release the lock. Gently push the scanner cover support down and close the scanner cover. 6 - 6 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 79: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    If you are having difficulty with your machine If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. The Brother Solutions Center offers latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at
  • Page 80 Sometimes you may see vertical streaks on copies. Clean the scanner. (See Cleaning the scanner on page 6-19.) Try using the scanner glass. (See Using the scanner glass on page 1-7.) Make sure the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver is selected as the primary ® source. In PaperPort , click Scan in the File menu and select the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver.
  • Page 81 DIFFICULTY SUGGESTIONS Software Difficulties Cannot install software or print Run the Repair MFL-Pro Suite program on the CD-ROM. This program will repair and reinstall the software. ‘Device Busy’ Make sure the machine is not showing an error message on the LCD. ™...
  • Page 82: How To Change Lcd Language

    How to change LCD language You can change the LCD language. Menu Press Press Press Press Press Press Press Stop/Exit Press How to improve the LCD viewing You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and more vivid display. If you are having difficulty seeing the LCD from your position, try to change the contrast settings for improved viewing.
  • Page 83: How To Improve Print Quality

    If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, call Brother Customer Service (See Brother numbers on page i). TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 6 - 11 to select Cleaning.
  • Page 84: Checking The Print Quality

    Checking the print quality If faded or streaked colors and text appears on your output, some of the nozzles may be clogged. You can check this by printing the Print Quality Check Sheet and looking at the nozzle check pattern. (Ink) Press Press...
  • Page 85 Quality Check Sheet. If the problem still exists, repeat the cleaning and test print procedures at least five times for the new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, call Brother Customer Service (See Brother numbers on page i). Caution Do NOT touch the print head.
  • Page 86: Checking The Printing Alignment

    Checking the printing alignment You should rarely need to adjust the printing alignment however, if after transporting the machine your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded then adjustment may need to be made. (Ink) Press Press Press Press Press Black Start Press...
  • Page 87: Checking The Ink Volume

    Checking the ink volume You can check the ink that is left in the cartridge. (Ink) Press Press Ink Volume. Press Press The LCD shows the ink volume. Stop/Exit Press You can check the ink volume from your computer. (For ®...
  • Page 88: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Packing and shipping the machine Whenever you transport the machine, use the packing materials that came with your machine. If you do not pack the machine properly, you could void your warranty. Caution It is important to allow the machine to ‘park’ the print head after a print job.
  • Page 89 Lift the scanner cover to release the lock. Gently push the scanner cover support down and close the scanner cover. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet. Unplug the USB cable from the machine, if it is connected. Wrap the machine in the bag and place it in the original carton with the original packing material.
  • Page 90 Pack the printed materials in the original carton as shown below. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Close the carton. 6 - 18 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 91: Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the scanner Lift the document cover. Clean the scanner glass and white plastic above it with isopropyl alcohol on a soft lint-free cloth. White Plastic Scanner Cover Clean the glass strip with isopropyl alcohol on a lint-free cloth. Glass Strip TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 6 - 19 Document Cover...
  • Page 92: Cleaning The Machine Printer Platen

    Be sure to unplug the machine from the AC power outlet before cleaning the printer platen. ■ If ink is scattered on or around the printer platen be sure to wipe it off with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth. Printer Platen...
  • Page 93: Cleaning The Paper Pick-up Roller

    Cleaning the Paper Pick-up Roller Unplug the machine and remove the Jam Clear Cover. Clean the Paper Pick-up Roller with isopropyl alcohol on a Q-tip (cotton swab). Re-insert the Jam Clear Cover. TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 6 - 21...
  • Page 94: Replacing The Ink Cartridges

    Replacing the ink cartridges Your machine is equipped with an ink dot counter. The ink dot counter automatically monitors the level of ink in each of the four cartridges. When the machine detects an ink cartridge is running out of ink, the machine will notify you with a message on the LCD. The LCD will inform you which ink cartridge is low or needs replacing.
  • Page 95 Remove the protective yellow caps. Protective Yellow Cap Do not touch the area shown in the illustration above. If the protective yellow cap comes off when you open the bag the cartridge will not be damaged. Each color has its own correct position. Keep the ink cartridge in an upright position when you insert it into slot.
  • Page 96 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 97: Appendix

    Appendix On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming. 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 98: Menu Keys

    Menu keys You can access the menu mode by pressing When you enter the menu, the LCD scrolls. 1.Copy 2.PhotoCapture 0.Initial Setup You can scroll more quickly through each menu level by pressing the arrow for the direction you want: Select an option by pressing LCD.
  • Page 99 Select Main Menu Submenu 1.Copy 1.Paper Type 2.Paper Size 3.Quality 4.Brightness 5.Contrast The factory settings are shown in Bold. Select Menu Options Selections — Plain Inkjet Glossy Transprncy — Letter Legal 4"x6" — Best Normal Fast — — exit accept Descriptions Page Sets the type of...
  • Page 100 Main Menu Submenu 1.Copy 6.Color Adjust (Continued) 2.PhotoCapture 1.Print Quality 2.Paper & Size 3.Brightness 4.Contrast The factory settings are shown in Bold. A - 4 APPENDIX Menu Options Selections 1.Red 2.Green 3.Blue — Normal Photo — Letter Glossy 4"x 6" Glossy 5"x 7"...
  • Page 101 Main Menu Submenu 2.PhotoCapture 5.True2Life (Continued) 6.Cropping 7.Borderless 8.Scan to Card 3.Print 1.Help List Reports 2.User Settings The factory settings are shown in Bold. Menu Options Selections True2Life:On 1.White Balance True2Life:Off 2.Sharpness 3.Color Density — — 1.Quality B/W 200x100 dpi B/W 200 dpi Color 150 dpi Color 300 dpi...
  • Page 102 Main Menu Submenu 0.Initial 1.Date/Time Setup 2.LCD Contrast 3.Volume 0.Local Language The factory settings are shown in Bold. A - 6 APPENDIX Menu Options Selections — — — Light Dark — High — English French Descriptions Page Puts the date and time in your machine.
  • Page 103: Specifications

    Specifications Product description General Memory Capacity Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Paper Tray Printer Type Print Method LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Power Source Power Consumption Dimensions Weight Noise Temperature Humidity S - 1 SPECIFICATIONS 8 MB Up to 10 pages 100 Sheets 20 lb (75 g/m...
  • Page 104: Print Media

    Color Up to 11 pages/minute (Letter paper) Does not include the time it takes to feed the paper. Based on Brother standard pattern. (Fast mode) Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document. Stack up to 99 pages Sorts up to 99 pages...
  • Page 105: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center Available Media File Extension (Media Format) (Image Format) Number of Files Folder Borderless S - 3 SPECIFICATIONS ™ ® CompactFlash (Type I only) ™ (Microdrive is not compatible) (Compact I/O card such as Compact LAN card and Compact Modem card are not supported.) ®...
  • Page 106: Scanner

    Scanner Color/Monochrome TWAIN Compliant WIA Compliant Color Depth Resolution Scanning Speed Document Size Scanning Width Gray Scale Yes/Yes ® Yes (Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® Mac OS 9.1 - 9.2/Mac OS ® Yes (Windows 36 bit color processing (Input) 24 bit color processing (Output) Up to 19200 ×...
  • Page 107: Printer

    Disk-Based Fonts Borderless Interfaces S - 5 SPECIFICATIONS ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and XP driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability Brother Ink Driver ® For Mac OS 9.1-9.2/Mac OS Up to 1200 x 6000 dots per inch (dpi)
  • Page 108 S - 6 SPECIFICATIONS...
  • Page 109: Consumable Items

    Consumable items Service Life of Ink Cartridge S - 7 SPECIFICATIONS The machine uses individual Black, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta ink cartridges that are separate from the print head assembly. Black - Approximately 500 pages at 5% coverage Yellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 400 pages at 5% coverage The above figures are based upon the following assumptions:...
  • Page 110: Index

    Index Accessories and supplies ...ii ADF (automatic document feeder) ... 1-5 Brother accessories and supplies ...ii Brother numbers ... i Customer Service ... i FAQs (frequently asked questions) ... i fax back system ...ii product support ... i warranties ...iii, iv, vi Cleaning paper pick-up roller ...
  • Page 111 ® Macintosh See Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM. Maintenance, routine ... 6-19 Menu table ... A-1 Paper ... 1-8, S-2 size ... 2-13 size of document ... 1-5 type ... 2-12 PhotoCapture Center™ borderless ... 3-13 color enhancement ... 3-11 ®...
  • Page 112 EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT LIMITATIONS (Canada only) NOTICE This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications.
  • Page 113 These machines are made for use in the USA and Canada only. We cannot recommend using them overseas because the power requirement of your Digital Copier/Printer may not be compatible with the power available in foreign countries. Using USA or Canada models overseas is at your own risk and may void your warranty.

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