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Brother DCP-8040 Quick Setup Manual

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Before you can use the DCP, you must set up the hardware and install the driver.
To help you get started in setting up the machine and installing the driver and software,
please read this "Setup Guide" and follow the simple instructions.
Step 1
Step 2
For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com
Keep this "Quick Setup Guide", User's Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for
quick and easy reference at all times.
Setting Up the Machine
Installing the Driver & Software
Setup is Complete!
Version B

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  • Page 1 Installing the Driver & Software Setup is Complete! For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com Keep this “Quick Setup Guide”, User’s Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
  • Page 2: Carton Components

    ■ Getting Started Carton Components . Control Panel . Face-down Output Tray Support Flap with Extension (Support Flap) . (For DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (For DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray (MP Tray) ADF Support Carton components may differ from one country to another.
  • Page 3: Control Panel

    Control Panel DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D have similar control panel keys. 1. Print keys 2. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) 5. Copy keys (Temporary Settings) 3. 5-Line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) 6. Numeric keys For the details of the control panel, see "Control panel overview" in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Setting Up the Machine Step 1 1. Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support ... 2 2. Install the Drum Unit Assembly ... 2 3. Load Paper in the Paper Tray ... 3 4. Release the Scanner Lock... 4 5.
  • Page 5: Setting Up The Machine

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support Do NOT connect the interface cable. Connecting the interface cable is done when installing the driver. Open the ADF cover. Insert the tabs of ADF support into the holes of the ADF one side at a time.
  • Page 6: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Rock it from side to side several times to distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly. Push the drum unit assembly into the DCP (until it snaps into place). Close the front cover of the DCP. Load Paper in the Paper Tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP.
  • Page 7: Release The Scanner Lock

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark. Put the paper tray firmly back in the DCP and unfold the Support flap before you use the DCP.
  • Page 8: Selecting Your Country (not Language)

    Selecting Your Country (Not Language) Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark only. You must set your country so that the DCP works correctly. (This function is not available on UK, Asia and Oceania machine.) Check that the power is turned on by plugging in the power cord and turn the power switch on.
  • Page 9: Installing The Driver & Software

    View the User’s Guide and other documentation in PDF format (Viewer included). On-Line Registration You will be pointed to the Brother Product Registration Web page for quick registration of your machine. Brother Solutions Center Brother contact information and web site links offering the latest news and support information.
  • Page 10 Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. USB Interface Cable Users ... Go to page 8 (For Windows Parallel Interface Cable Users ... Go to page 17 (For Windows Windows NT (For Parallel Interface Cable Users)
  • Page 11: For Usb Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. ■ Brother recommends you connect the machine directly to your computer. ■ Please close any applications running before installing the MFL-Pro.
  • Page 12 From the CD menu, select Repair MFL-Pro Suite and follow the instructions on the screen. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, read the agreement, then click Yes if you agree to its terms.
  • Page 13: For Windows

    Plug in the power cord and turn on the DCP. It will take a few seconds for the installation screens to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another, please wait for a while.
  • Page 14: 2000 Professional Users Only

    Plug in the power cord and turn on the DCP. It will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. 2000 Professional Users Only...
  • Page 15 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Brother Native driver Installation Click Start and select Settings and then Printers. Click on Add Printer and the Add Printer Wizard will start. When this screen appears, click Next.
  • Page 16 If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, click Yes. If the test page printed, click OK. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 17: For Windows Xp Users Only

    Plug in the power cord and turn on the DCP. It will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The screens appear one after another, please wait for a while.
  • Page 18 Brother Native driver Installation Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. Click on Add a printer and the Add Printer Wizard will start. When this screen appears, click Next. Un-check the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer selection and then click Next.
  • Page 19 When this screen appears, click Finish. When the Windows Logo testing screen appears, click Continue Anyway. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 20: For Parallel Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. ■ Brother recommends you connect the machine directly to your computer. ■ Please close any applications running before installing the MFL-Pro.
  • Page 21 From the CD menu, select Repair MFL-Pro Suite and follow the instructions on the screen. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, read the agreement, then click Yes if you agree to its terms.
  • Page 22: For Windows

    Finish and wait as the PC restarts Windows and continues the installation. After the computer restarts, the installation of the Brother driver will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. The MFL-Pro Suite, Printer driver and Scanner driver have been installed and the installation is now complete.
  • Page 23: 2000 Professional Users Only

    Plug in the power cord and turn on the DCP. ® 2000 Professional Users Only Click Next. When the Brother on-line Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. Click Finish to restart your computer. on pages 17 - 18.
  • Page 24 After the computer restarts, the installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog boxes appear, click Yes to install the driver. A Basic Universal printer driver was...
  • Page 25 Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Click on Have Disk. Browse the CD-ROM and highlight your language folder and click Open. Highlight the W2K folder and click Open. Highlight the Addprt folder and click Open.
  • Page 26 If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, click Yes. If the test page printed, click OK. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 27: Xp Users Only

    PC, and then connect it to the DCP. Plug in the power cord and turn on the DCP. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The screens appear one after another, please wait for a while.
  • Page 28 When this screen appears, click Next. Un-check the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer selection and then click Next. Select BMFC (Brother MFL Port) from the pull down window for the Printer Port Selection and then click Next. Click on Have Disk.
  • Page 29 When this screen appears, click Finish. When the Windows Logo testing screen appears, click Continue Anyway. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 30: For Windows Nt Workstation Version 4.0 Users

    For Windows NT Make sure that you followed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. ■ Brother recommends you connect the machine directly to your computer. ■ Please close any applications running before installing the MFL-Pro.
  • Page 31 From the CD menu, select Repair MFL-Pro Suite and follow the instructions on the screen. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, read the agreement, then click Yes if you agree to its terms.
  • Page 32: For Network Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/nt/2000 Professional/xp)

    If this window does not appear, use ® Windows Explorer to run the setup.exe program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM. If you see the following screen, click OK to ® install the Windows updates. After the updates are installed your PC may restart.
  • Page 33 Components screen appears, check PS Printer Driver, and then continue following the on-screen instructions. ® The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another, please wait for a while. If the DCP is configured for your network, select the DCP from the list, and then click Next.
  • Page 34 When the following screen appears, click Finish and wait as the PC restarts Windows and continues the installation. The MFL-Pro Suite, Network Printer driver and Network Scanner driver have been installed and the installation is now complete. Network Scanning is not supported in ®...
  • Page 35: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Disconnect the machine from the power socket and from the Macintosh already connected an interface cable.
  • Page 36 ® From the Apple menu, open the Chooser. Click the Brother Laser icon you installed. On the right side of the Chooser, select the printer to which you want to print. Close the Chooser. The MFL-Pro Suite, Printer driver and Scanner driver have been installed.
  • Page 37: For Mac Os

    Macintosh or if you are overwriting a previously installed version of the Brother Software. If you encounter this problem continue with the installation skipping step 10 and then see the Software User's Guide Chapter 7 for details on selecting what machine the ControlCenter2.0 will connect...
  • Page 38 Select USB and then click OK. Select Applications from the Go menu. Open the Utilities folder. Open the Print Center icon. Click Add. Select USB. Select DCP-XXXX (XXXX is your model name), and then click Add. Select Quit Printer Setup Utility from the Printer Setup Utility menu.
  • Page 39: For Network Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Print/Fax Server) is installed into the DCP.
  • Page 40 Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Laser (AT) icon, and then select BRN_xxxxxx_P1. Close the Chooser. xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Network User's Guide Chapter 7 on the CD-ROM. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 41: For Mac Os

    ® Macintosh or if you are overwriting a previously installed version of the Brother Software. If you encounter this problem continue with skipping steps 11 through 13 and then see the Software User's Guide Chapter 7 for details on selecting what machine the ControlCenter2.0 will connect...
  • Page 42 Select Network and then click OK. Click Browse. Select your model name, and then click OK. Then click OK again to close the DeviceSelector. Select Applications from the Go menu. Open the Utilities folder. Open the Print Center icon. Click Add. Select AppleTalk.
  • Page 43: For Administrators

    This section is for using the printer on a network. An administrator should set up the printer using the following steps. Network User's Guide Chapter Map (NC-9100h) ® Peer-to-Peer Windows 98/Me Brother Internet Print Netware ® Peer-to-Peer Windows NT Brother Internet Print ®...
  • Page 44: Installing The Bradmin Professional Configuration Utility (windows ® Users Only)

    Installing the BRAdmin Professional Configuration Utility (Windows The BRAdmin Professional utility is designed to manage your Brother network connected devices such as network-ready Multifunction devices and/or network-ready printers in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment. BRAdmin Professional can also be used to manage devices from other manufacturers whose products support SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).
  • Page 45: Setting Your Ip Address, Subnet Mask And Gateway Using Bradmin Professional (windows ® Users Only)

    Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Professional ® (Windows Start BRAdmin Professional, and select TCP/IP. Select Search Active Devices from the Devices menu. BRAdmin will search for new devices automatically. Users Only) Double-click the new device. Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click the OK button.
  • Page 46: Options

    Options The DCP has the following optional accessories. You can expand the capabilities of the DCP by adding these items. Lower Tray Unit LT-5000 Second lower paper tray expands total input capacity by another up to 250 sheets to a total input capacity of up to 500 sheets.
  • Page 47: Compilation And Publication

    Compilation and Publication 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.
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