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USER 'S GUIDE
DCP-8040
DCP-8045D
Version B

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  • Page 1 USER ’S GUIDE DCP-8040 DCP-8045D Version B...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions To use the DCP safely Save these instructions for later reference. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the DCP or clear a paper jam, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the power outlet. (Example for U.K.) After you use the DCP, some internal parts are extremely HOT! To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your fingers in the area shown in...
  • Page 4 To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your fingers in the area shown in the illustration. ■ When you move the DCP, grasp the side handholds that are under the scanner. Do NOT carry the DCP by holding it at the bottom.
  • Page 5: Choosing A Location

    Choosing a location Place your DCP on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the DCP near a telephone socket and a standard, grounded power outlet. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10°...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Paper Type... 4-1 Setting the Paper Size... 4-3 Setting the Beeper Volume... 4-4 Toner Save ... 4-4 Sleep Time ... 4-5 Turning off the Scanner Lamp ... 4-5 feed tray (For DCP-8040)... 2-7 tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) ... 2-9...
  • Page 7 Power Save ... 4-6 Setting the Tray Use for Copy mode ... 4-7 Setting the LCD Contrast... 4-8 Printing the System Setup List... 4-8 Making copies ... 5-1 Using the DCP as a copier ... 5-1 Printable area ... 5-1 Temporary copy settings ...
  • Page 8 Troubleshooting and routine maintenance ... 7-1 Troubleshooting ... 7-1 Error messages ... 7-1 Document jams... 7-4 Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit..7-4 Document is jammed inside the ADF unit..7-4 Paper jams ... 7-5 Paper is jammed in the duplex tray (For DCP-8045D) ...
  • Page 9 Specifications ... S-1 Product description ... S-1 General ... S-1 Print media... S-2 Copy ... S-2 Scanner ... S-3 Printer ... S-4 Interfaces ... S-4 Computer requirements ... S-5 Consumable items ... S-6 Network (LAN) board (NC-9100h) ... S-7 Optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) ...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    Introduction Using this Guide Thank you for buying a Brother Digital Copier Printer (DCP). Your DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D is simple to use, with LCD screen instructions to guide you through programming it. You can make the most of your DCP by taking a few minutes to read this Guide.
  • Page 11: Dcp Part Names And Operations

    ■ Front view 4 Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 3 Face-down Output Tray Support Flap with Extension 2 Front Cover Release Button 1 (DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray (MP Tray) No. Name (DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray...
  • Page 12 No. Name ADF Document Output Support Flap Unfold to prevent the scanned pages Document Cover Control Panel Power Switch Front Cover Paper Tray (Tray #1) Description from sliding off the DCP. Open to place the document on the scanner glass. Use the keys and display to control the DCP.
  • Page 13: Back View

    ■ Back view 15 Face-up Output Tray (Back Output Tray) 14 AC Power Connector 13 Duplex Tray (DCP-8045D) 12 Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing (DCP-8045D) No. Name Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing (DCP-8045D) Duplex Tray (DCP-8045D) AC Power Connector Face-up Output Tray (Back Output Tray) ADF Cover...
  • Page 14 ■ Inside view (Document cover open) 22 Document Cover 21 Scanner Lock Lever 20 Glass Strip 19 Document Guidelines No. Name Document Guidelines Glass Strip Scanner Lock Lever Document Cover White Film Scanner Glass Description Use to center the document on the scanner glass. This is used to scan documents when using the ADF.
  • Page 15: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D have similar control panel keys. Print keys: Secure Lets you print out data saved in memory by entering your four-digit password. Job Cancel Clears data from the printer memory. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) The LED will flash and change color depending on the DCP status.
  • Page 16 Sort Lets you sort multiple copies using the ADF. N in 1 (For DCP-8040) N in 1 lets you copy 2 or 4 pages onto one page. Duplex/N in 1 (For DCP-8045D) You can choose Duplex to copy on both sides of the paper or N in 1 to copy 2 or 4 pages onto one page.
  • Page 17: Status Led Indications

    Status LED indications Status LED (Light Emitting Diode) will flash and change color depending on the DCP status. The LED indications shown in the table below are used in the illustrations in this chapter. Green Green DCP status Sleep Mode Warming Up Green Ready...
  • Page 18 If you cannot clear the error and see the same service call indication after turning the DCP back on, call your dealer or Brother authorized service center. The cover is open. Close the cover. (See Error messages on page 7-1.)
  • Page 19: Inserting Originals For Copying (and Scanning)

    Inserting Originals for copying (and scanning) You can copy from either the ADF (automatic document feeder) or from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) The automatic document feeder (ADF) can hold up to 50 pages, feeding each one individually through the DCP. Use standard (75 g/m ) paper when using the ADF.
  • Page 20 Adjust the paper guides to fit the width of your documents. The documents are Face Up in the ADF Start Press . The DCP starts scanning the first page. ADF Document Output Support Flap INTRODUCTION 1 - 11...
  • Page 21: Using The Scanner Glass

    Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy one page at a time, or pages of a book. To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. You can make multiple copies; however, if you want them sorted you must use the ADF.
  • Page 22: Paper

    Use neutral paper. Do not use acidic or alkaline paper. ■ Use long-grain paper. ■ Use paper with a moisture content of approximately 5%. Model name DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D DCP-8040 DCP-8045D Option for DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D PAPER 2 - 1...
  • Page 23: Choosing Acceptable Paper

    Do not use ink jet paper. It may cause a paper jam and damage your DCP. The output quality depends on the paper type and paper brand. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com and check the latest recommendations for paper that can be used with the DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D.
  • Page 24: Paper Capacity Of The Paper Trays

    Width: 69.8 to 220 mm (MP tray) Height: 116 to 406.4 mm (DCP-8045D) Manual feed tray Width: 69.8 to 220 mm (DCP-8040) Height: 116 to 406.4 mm Paper tray (Tray #1) A4, Letter, Legal, B5 (ISO), B5 (JIS), Executive, A5, A6, B6 (ISO)
  • Page 25: Paper Specifications For Each Paper Tray

    *1 Up to 3 envelopes *2 Up to 10 sheets When printing transparencies, remove each one from the face-down output tray after it exits the DCP. 2 - 4 PAPER DCP-8040 Plain paper, Bond paper, Recycled paper, Envelope, Labels, and Transparency...
  • Page 26: How To Load Paper

    How to load paper To load paper or other media in the paper tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Check that the guides are firmly in the slots. For Legal size paper, press the universal guide release button and pull out the back of the paper tray.
  • Page 27 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, below the maximum paper mark, and that the paper guide is flush against the paper stack.
  • Page 28: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Manual Feed Tray (for Dcp-8040)

    To load paper or other media in the manual feed tray (For DCP-8040) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the manual feed tray. Open the manual feed tray. Slide the paper guides to fit the paper size.
  • Page 29 When you put paper in the manual feed, please remember the following: ■ The side to be printed on must be face up. ■ Put the leading edge (top of the paper) in first and push it gently into the tray. ■...
  • Page 30: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray) (for Dcp-8045d)

    To load paper or other media in the multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the multi-purpose tray. Open the MP tray and lower it gently. Pull out and unfold the MP tray support flap. MP tray support flap PAPER 2 - 9...
  • Page 31 When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure it touches the back of the tray. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the MP tray. If it is not, the paper may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
  • Page 32: To Use Automatic Duplexing For Copy And Print Operations (for Dcp-8045d)

    To use Automatic Duplexing for copy and print operations (For DCP-8045D) If you want to print on both sides of the paper using the Duplex feature for copy or print, you will need to set the Paper Adjustment Lever to the size of paper you are using. This feature is available for A4, Letter or Legal size paper.
  • Page 33: On-screen Programming

    On-screen programming User-friendly programming Your DCP is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming using the navigation keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your DCP 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 DCP.
  • Page 34: Navigation Keys

    Navigation keys You can access the menu mode by pressing When you enter the menu, the LCD scrolls. Press for General Setup menu —OR— Press for Copy menu —OR— Press for Printer menu —OR— Press for LAN menu (Only if the optional LAN board (NC-9100h) is installed.) —OR—...
  • Page 35 The LCD will then show the next menu level. Press to scroll to your next menu selection. Press When you finish setting an option, the LCD shows Accepted . to scroll backward if you passed your choices or want to save keystrokes. The current setting is always the option with “...
  • Page 36 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 1.Paper Type Setup 2.Paper Size The factory settings are shown in Bold with . to select Menu Options Selections 1.MP Tray Thin (DCP-8045D) Plain...
  • Page 37 — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 3.Beeper Setup (Continued) 4.Ecology 5.Tray Use: Copy (For DCP-8040, this menu does not appear.) (If you have the optional tray #2, see page 3-10.) 5.LCD Contrast (For DCP-8040) 6.LCD Contrast (For DCP-8045D)
  • Page 38 (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 1.General 7.Page Setup Counter (Continued) (For DCP-8040) 8.Page Counter (For DCP-8045D) (If you have the optional tray #2, see page 3-10.) 8.System Setup (For DCP-8040) 9.System...
  • Page 39 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select Main Menu Submenu 2.Copy 1.Quality 2.Contrast 3.Printer 1.Emulation 2.Print Options 3.Reset Printer The factory settings are shown in Bold with . 3 - 7 ON-SCREEN PROGRAMMING to select Menu Options...
  • Page 40 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select If you installed optional LAN board (NC-9100h), the LCD shows the following LAN menu. (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu 4.LAN 1.Setup TCP/IP...
  • Page 41 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu 4.LAN 1.Setup TCP/IP (option) (Continued) (Continued) 2.Setup Misc. The factory settings are shown in Bold with . 3 - 9 ON-SCREEN PROGRAMMING to select Menu...
  • Page 42: Menu Options

    If you have the optional paper tray, the LCD displays these menu options. (For DCP-8040 with the optional paper tray #2) Main Menu Submenu 1.General 5.Tray Use: Setup Copy 6.LCD Contrast 7.Drum Life 8.Page Counter 9.System Setup (For DCP-8045D with the optional paper tray #2)
  • Page 43: Key Operations Table

    91% (Full Page), 94%, 97% Contrast Quality Auto, Text, Photo Tray Select #1 (XXX*), #2 (XXX*), Auto (For DCP-8040) (For DCP-8045D) #1 (XXX*), #2 (XXX*), MP Tray, Auto Sort N in 1 2 in 1 (P), 2 in 1 (L),...
  • Page 44: Getting Started

    Getting started General Setup Setting the Paper Type To get the best print quality, set the DCP for the type of paper you are using. For DCP-8040 Menu Press —OR— If you have the optional paper tray, Menu press paper type for Tray #1 or to set the paper type for Tray #2 .
  • Page 45 For DCP-8045D Menu Press paper type for MP Tray . —OR— Menu Press paper type for Tray #1 . —OR— If you have the optional paper tray, press the paper type for Tray #2 . Press Plain , Thick , Thicker or Transparency .
  • Page 46: Setting The Paper Size

    Setting the Paper Size You can use eight sizes of paper for printing copies: A4, letter, legal, executive, A5, A6, B5 and B6. When you change the size of paper in the DCP, you will need to change the setting for Paper Size at the same time so your DCP can fit reduced copy on the page.
  • Page 47: Setting The Beeper Volume

    Setting the Beeper Volume You can change the beeper volume. The default setting is Med . When the beeper is on, the DCP beeps every time you press a key or make a mistake. Menu Press Press option. ( Low , Med , High or Off ) Press Stop/Exit Press...
  • Page 48: Sleep Time

    Sleep Time Setting the Sleep Time reduces power consumption by turning off the fuser inside the DCP, while it is idle. You can choose how long the DCP is idle (from 00 to 99 minutes) before it goes into sleep mode.
  • Page 49: Power Save

    Power Save Setting Power Save mode reduces power consumption. If Power Save Mode is switched On , when the DCP is idle and the scanner lamp is turned off, it drops into power save mode in approx. 10 minutes automatically. Menu Press Press...
  • Page 50: Setting The Tray Use For Copy Mode

    Setting the Tray Use for Copy mode If your DCP is a DCP-8040 without the optional tray #2, you can skip this setting. DCP-8040 The default setting of Auto allows * Tray #2 when paper is out in Tray #1 or * document will fit best on the paper in Tray #2.
  • Page 51: Setting The Lcd Contrast

    Setting the LCD Contrast You can change the contrast to help the LCD look lighter or darker. (DCP-8040) Press (DCP-8045D) Press —OR— If you have the optional tray #2, Menu press Press to increase the contrast. —OR— Press to decrease the contrast.
  • Page 52: Making Copies

    Making copies Using the DCP as a copier You can use your DCP as a copier, making up to 99 copies at a time. Printable area The printable area of your DCP begins at approximately 2 mm from both ends and 3 mm from the top or bottom of the paper. Ex: A4 (Document) A4 (Paper) Unprintable...
  • Page 53: Temporary Copy Settings

    Tray Select Sort N in 1 Duplex/N in 1 (For DCP-8040) or (For DCP-8045D). These settings are temporary, and the DCP returns to its default settings 1 minute after it finishes copying. If you want to use these temporary settings again, place the next document in the ADF or on the scanner glass within that time.
  • Page 54: Making A Single Copy From The Adf

    Making a single copy from the ADF Place the document face up in the ADF. Start Press Do NOT pull on the document while copying is in progress. To stop copying and eject the document, press Making multiple copies from the ADF Insert the document face up in the ADF.
  • Page 55: Single Or Multiple Copies Using The Scanner Glass

    Single or multiple copies using the scanner glass You can make multiple copies using the scanner glass. Multiple copies will be stacked (all copies of page 1, then all copies of page 2, and so on). Use the Temporary Copy keys to choose more settings. (See Using the Copy keys (Temporary settings) on page 5-6.) Lift the Document Cover.
  • Page 56: Out Of Memory Message

    Out of Memory message If the Out of Memory message Stop/Exit appears, press Start press to copy scanned pages. You will need to clear some jobs from the memory before you can continue. Then if this error message appears more than once you may wish to consider increasing the memory size.
  • Page 57: Using The Copy Keys (temporary Settings)

    Using the Copy keys (Temporary settings) When you want to change the settings only for the next copy, use the Temporary Copy keys. Temporary Copy keys You can use different combinations. The large LCD shows your current Copy mode settings. Enlg/Red:100% Quality :Auto Contrast:-...
  • Page 58: Enlarge/reduce

    Enlarge/Reduce You can select the following enlargement or reduction ratios. Auto sets the DCP to calculate the reduction ratio that fits the size of your paper. Custom allows you to enter a ratio from 25% to 400%. Enlarge/Reduce Press Auto appears only when you place the document in the ADF. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 59 Press you want. Press —OR— You can select Custom (25-400%) and press Use the dial pad to enter an enlargement or reduction ratio from 25% to 400% . Press (For example, press Start Press —OR— Press other temporary copy keys for more settings. ■...
  • Page 60: Quality (type Of Document)

    Quality (type of document) You can select the Quality for your type of document. The default setting is Auto , which is used for documents that contain both text and photographs. Text is used for documents containing only text. Photo is used for copying photographs. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 61: Contrast

    Contrast You can adjust copy contrast to make copies darker or lighter. Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99). Contrast Press Press...
  • Page 62: Tray Select

    (For DCP-8045D with the optional paper tray #2) Tray Select Press * XXX is the paper size you set in For DCP-8040 the LCD displays the tray use selections only if the optional paper tray is installed. Auto #1 (XXX) *...
  • Page 63: Duplex/n In 1

    ‘Duplex’ prints on both sides of the paper. Temporary Level 1 Press N in 1 Duplex/N in 1 (DCP-8045D) N in 1 (DCP-8040) Duplex(1 in 1) (DCP-8045D) 5 - 12 MAKING COPIES Level 2 Option document — 2 in 1 (P)
  • Page 64 Temporary Level 1 Press Duplex(2 in 1) Duplex/N in 1 (DCP-8045D) (DCP-8045D) N in 1 (DCP-8040) Duplex(4 in 1) (DCP-8045D) Poster Level 2 Option document — Portrait1 Portrait2 Landscape1 Landscape2 — Portrait1 Portrait2 Landscape1 Landscape2 — — — — MAKING COPIES 5 - 13...
  • Page 65: Duplex/n In 1 Copy

    Duplex/N in 1 copy N in 1 copy You can save paper by copying either two or four pages onto one page. Please make sure paper size is set to A4 , Letter or Legal . Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 66 Select and press to copy next page. Repeat Steps 7 and 8 for each page of the layout. After all the pages of the document have been scanned, select and press ■ ( P ) means Portrait and ( L ) means Landscape. ■...
  • Page 67: Poster

    Poster You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. You must use the scanner glass. Place the document face down on the scanner glass. Duplex/N in 1 Press Press Start Press The DCP starts scans the original and prints the pages for the poster.
  • Page 68: Duplex (1 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (1 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Make a double-sided copy from a single-sided document Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).
  • Page 69 Make a double-sided copy from a double-sided document Place the document face up in the ADF. Duplex/N in 1 Press Duplex(1 in 1) . Press Press Press Press Press Start Press Make sure that you have put the documents in the ADF as shown on the LCD and press After all the pages of the document have been scanned on one side, turn the other side of the document face up in the ADF.
  • Page 70: Duplex (2 In 1) And Duplex (4 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (2 in 1) and Duplex (4 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99). Duplex/N in 1 Press Duplex(2 in 1) or Duplex(4 in 1) .
  • Page 71: Changing The Default Copy Settings

    Changing the default copy settings You can adjust the copy settings that are shown in the chart. These settings will stay until you change them again. Submenu Menu Selections 1 . Quality — 2 . Contrast — Quality Menu Press Press Photo or Auto .
  • Page 72: Important Information

    Important information IEC 60825 Specification This machine is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC 60825 specifications. The label shown below is attached in countries where required. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT APPAREIL À LASER DE CLASSE 1 LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT This machine has a Class 3B Laser Diode which emits invisible laser radiation in the Scanner Unit.
  • Page 73: For Your Safety

    The purpose of the International E promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. TAR ® As an E Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined NERGY that this product meets the E efficiency. 6 - 2 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ®...
  • Page 74: Ratio Interference (220-240v Model Only)

    Ratio interference (220-240V Model Only) This product complies with EN55022(CISPR Publication 22)/Class B. Before this product is used, ensure that you use the following interface cables. A shielded parallel interface cable with twisted-pair conductors and that it is marked "IEEE 1284 compliant". The cable must not exceed 1.8 meters in length.
  • Page 75: 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. Before cleaning, turn off the DCP’s power switch and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 76 Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: ■ When the power cord is damaged or frayed. ■ If liquid has been spilled into the product. ■ If the product has been exposed to rain or water. ■...
  • Page 77: 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. © Copyright 2004 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Troubleshooting Error messages As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your DCP identifies the problem and displays an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. ERROR MESSAGES ERROR CAUSE MESSAGE The drum unit is near the end of its life.
  • Page 79 2-11.) Please close the face-up output tray. Please close the jam clear cover. (See Paper jams on page 7-5.) Call Brother or your dealer for service. Install the duplex tray correctly. (See Paper is jammed in the duplex tray (For DCP-8045D) on page 7-9.)
  • Page 80 If the DCP cannot reset itself and return to the date and time prompt, it will display Machine Error XX. Then contact your Brother dealer for service. Reinstall the toner cartridge. —OR— Replace the toner cartridge with a new one.
  • Page 81: Document Jams

    Document jams Based upon where the document is jammed, follow the appropriate set of instructions to remove it. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Lift the ADF cover. Pull the jammed document out to the right.
  • Page 82: Paper Jams

    Paper jams To clear paper jams, please follow the steps in this section. WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some parts inside the DCP are extremely hot. When you open the front cover or back output tray of the DCP, never touch the shaded parts shown in the following diagram.
  • Page 83 Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP. Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Pull out the drum unit assembly. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP.
  • Page 84 WARNING To prevent damage to the DCP caused by static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown in the following diagram. Open the back output tray. Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit. If the paper jam can be cleared, go to Step 7. If you have to pull the paper toward the back of the DCP, the fuser may get dirty with toner powder and it may scatter on the next printouts.
  • Page 85 WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some internal parts of the DCP are extremely HOT! Wait for the DCP to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the DCP. Open the jam clear cover (fuser cover). Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit.
  • Page 86: Paper Is Jammed In The Duplex Tray (for Dcp-8045d)

    Push the lock lever down and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Take out the jammed paper if there is any inside the drum unit. Then put the toner cartridge back in the drum unit. Put the drum unit assembly back in the DCP. Put the paper tray in the DCP.
  • Page 87 Put the duplex tray and paper tray back into the DCP. ■ The Jam Duplex message appears if you remove a sheet of paper from the Face Down Output Tray after only one side has printed. ■ If the Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing is not set correctly for the paper size, paper jams may occur and the printing will be out of position on the page.
  • Page 88: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Dcp

    SUGGESTIONS If the copy looks bad, clean the scanner area. If there is still problem, call Brother or your dealer for service. See Improving the print quality on page 7-14. Your DCP’s primary corona wire for printing may be dirty. Clean your primary corona wire (See Cleaning the drum unit on page 7-23.)
  • Page 89 BIOS are set to support a bi-directional machine; i.e. (Parallel Port Mode – ECP) If the DCP is not connected to your PC and you have loaded the Brother software, the PC will show “MFC Connect Failure” each time you restart ®...
  • Page 90 DIFFICULTY SUGGESTIONS Paper Handling Difficulties The DCP does not load paper. Check to see if the Check Paper or Paper Jam message appears on The LCD shows Check the LCD. If it is empty, load a new stack of paper into the paper tray. If Paper or Paper Jam.
  • Page 91: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality This section provides information on the following topics: Examples of poor print quality ABCDEFGH CDEF abcdefghijk defg A B C D a b c d e b c d 0 1 2 3 4 Faint ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk A B C D a b c d e...
  • Page 92 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality If the problem is not solved after printing a few pages, the drum unit may have glue from label stock on the OPC drum surface. 94 mm Clean the drum unit as follows: 94 mm 1 Position the print sample in front of the drum unit, and find the exact White Spots on black text and graphics at 94 mm...
  • Page 93 Examples of poor print quality ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk A B C D a b c d e 0 1 2 3 4 Black toner marks across the page ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk A B C D a b c d e 0 1 2 3 4 White lines across the page ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk...
  • Page 94 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality Check the paper type and quality. High temperatures and high humidity will cause paper to curl. If you don’t use the printer very often, the paper may have been in the paper tray too long. Turn over the stack of paper in the paper tray. Also, try fanning the paper stack and then rotating the paper 180°...
  • Page 95: Packing And Shipping The Dcp

    Packing and shipping the DCP Whenever you transport the DCP, use the packing materials that came with your machine. If you do not pack the DCP correctly, you may void your warranty. Turn the DCP power switch off. Unplug the DCP from the AC outlet. Lock the Scanner Lock Push the Scanner Lock Lever up to lock the scanner.
  • Page 96 Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Leave the toner cartridge installed in the drum unit. Place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the plastic bag and seal the bag. Close the front cover. Fold down the face-down output tray flap. Wrap the DCP in the plastic bag and place it in the original carton with the original packing...
  • Page 97 Pack the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, AC cord and printed materials in the original carton as shown below: Close the carton and tape it shut. 7 - 20 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 98: Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the scanner Turn the DCP power switch off and lift the document cover. Clean the scanner glass and glass strip with dry cloth and the white film with isopropyl alcohol on a lint free cloth. White Film Glass strip Document Cover White film...
  • Page 99: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the printer Caution ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to remove dirt from the control panel. It may crack the panel. ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to clean the laser scanner window. ■ Do not touch the scanner window with your finger. ■...
  • Page 100: Cleaning The Drum Unit

    Gently clean the scanner window by wiping it with a clean soft dry cloth. Do not use isopropyl alcohol. Cleaning the drum unit We recommend placing the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a cloth or large disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering toner.
  • Page 101: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the toner cartridge The DCP can print up to 6,700 pages using a high yield toner cartridge. When the toner cartridge is running low, the LCD shows Toner Low . The DCP is supplied with a standard toner cartridge that must be replaced after approximately 3,500 pages.
  • Page 102 Open the front cover and pull out the drum unit. Caution ■ Place the drum unit on a drop cloth or large piece of disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering the toner. ■ To prevent damage to the DCP from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below.
  • Page 103 If damage is caused to parts of this machine as a result of the use of toner or toner cartridges other than genuine Brother products due to the incompatibility or lack of suitability of those products with the machine, any repairs required as a result will not be covered by the warranty.
  • Page 104 Gently rock the toner cartridge from side to side five or six times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Remove the protective cover. Insert the new toner cartridge in the drum unit until it clicks into place. If you put it in properly, the lock lever will lift automatically. Toner Cartridge TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 7 - 27 Drum Unit...
  • Page 105 Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the blue tab from right to left several times. Return the blue tab to the Home position ( ▼ ) before reinstalling the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Home Position(▼) Reinstall the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and close the front cover.
  • Page 106: Replacing The Drum Unit

    Replacing the drum unit The DCP uses a drum unit to create print images on paper. If the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , the drum unit is near the end of its life and it is time to purchase a new one. Even if the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , you may be able to continue printing without having to replace the drum unit for a while.
  • Page 107 Follow these steps to replace the drum unit: Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Remove the old drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Place it on a drop cloth or disposable paper to avoid scattering toner. Caution To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below.
  • Page 108 Hold down the lock lever on the right and pull the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. (See Replacing the toner cartridge on page 7-24.) Discard the used drum unit according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste. Be sure to seal the drum unit tightly so toner powder does not spill out of the unit.
  • Page 109: Checking The Drum Life

    Checking the drum life You can see the percentage of the drum’s life that remains available. (DCP-8040) Press —OR— If you have the optional tray #2, Menu press (DCP-8045D) Press For five seconds, the LCD shows the available percentage of drum life.
  • Page 110: Optional Accessories

    DCP. When you add the optional memory board, it increases the performance for both copier and printer operations. Model Name DCP-8040 (32 MB Standard Memory) DCP-8045D (32 MB Standard Memory) In general, the DIMM must have the following specifications: Type:...
  • Page 111: Installing The Optional Memory Board

    Installing the optional memory board WARNING DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power. Turn the DCP power switch off, unplug the DCP power cord from the AC outlet, and then disconnect the interface cable. WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the memory board.
  • Page 112 Remove the side cover. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal shield plate. Unpack the DIMM and hold it by the edges. WARNING DIMM boards can be damaged by even a small amount of static electricity. Do not touch the memory chips or the board surface. Wear an antistatic wrist strap when you install or remove the board.
  • Page 113 ■ You can check the current memory size to press (DCP-8040), WARNING If the Status LED turns Red for a Service Error, please call your dealer or Brother authorized service center. 8 - 4 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES Menu (DCP-8045D). Menu...
  • Page 114: Network (lan) Board

    Network (LAN) board When you add the optional Network (LAN) Board (NC-9100h), you can connect your DCP into the network to use the Network Scanner, Network Printer and Network Management operations. WARNING DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power.
  • Page 115: Before Starting Installation

    Before starting installation Be careful when handling the NC-9100h. There are many delicate electronic components that are susceptible to damage from static electricity. To avoid such damage, use the following precautions when handling the board. ■ Leave the NC-9100h in its anti-static bag until you are ready to install it.
  • Page 116 WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the NC-9100h board. Remove the side cover. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal shield plate. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal cover plate. Cover Plate OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES 8 - 7...
  • Page 117 Plug the NC-9100h into connector P1 located on the main board as shown in the illustration (press firmly) and secure the NC-9100h with the two screws. Put the metal shield plate back on and secure it with the two screws. Put the side cover back on.
  • Page 118: Step 2: Connecting The Nc-9100h To An Unshielded Twisted Pair 10base-t Or 100base-tx Ethernet Network

    Step 2: Connecting the NC-9100h to an Unshielded Twisted Pair 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Ethernet Network To connect the NC-9100h to a 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Network, you must have an Unshielded Twist Pair Cable. One side of the cable must be connected to a free port on your Ethernet hub and the other side must be connected to the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX connector (an RJ45 Connector) of the NC-9100h.
  • Page 119: Test Switch

    Link/Speed LED is green: 10 BASE T Ethernet This Link/Speed LED will be green if the print server is connected to a 10 BASE T Ethernet. Active LED is yellow: The Active LED will blink if the print server is receiving or transmitting data.
  • Page 120: Paper Tray #2

    Paper Tray #2 You can purchase the Paper Tray #2 accessory (LT-5000) to use as a third paper source. Tray #2 holds up to 250 sheets of 80 g/m paper. Paper Tray #2 Basis Weight Moisture Content We Recommend: Cut sheet: Holds approx.
  • Page 121: Glossary

    Scanning The process of sending an electronic image of a paper document into your computer. System Setup List A printed report that shows the current settings of the DCP. Toner cartridge An accessory that holds toner for the drum unit on Brother laser models. G - 1 GLOSSARY ®...
  • Page 122 This will make the receiving document significantly lighter. True Type fonts The fonts that are used in the Windows systems. If you install the Brother True Type fonts, more types of fonts will be available for Windows ®...
  • Page 123: Specifications

    Specifications Product description The DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D are 3 in 1 Multi-Function Centers: Printer, Copier and Color Scanner. The DCP-8045D includes Duplex Printing. General Memory Capacity Optional Memory Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Paper Tray Multi-Purpose Tray Manual Feed Tray Printer Type...
  • Page 124: Print Media

    General (continued) Temperature Humidity Print media Paper Input Paper Output Copy Color/Monochrome Copy Speed Multiple Copies Enlarge/Reduce Resolution Operating: 10 - 32.5 °C Storage: 0 - 40 °C Operating: 20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage: 10 to 90% (without condensation) Paper Tray ■...
  • Page 125: Scanner

    Up to 600 × 2,400 dpi (optical) * Maximum 1200 x 1200 dpi scanning with Windows (resolution up to 9600 x 9600 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) ADF Width: 148 mm to 216 mm ADF Height: 148 mm to 356 mm Scanner Glass Width: Max.
  • Page 126: Printer

    Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. ■ Even if your computer has a USB 1.1 interface you can connect the DCP. PCL6 (Brother Printing System for Windows emulation mode of HP LaserJet) and BR-Script ® (PostScript ) Level 3 ®...
  • Page 127: Computer Requirements

    (Printing and Scanning* NOTE: All registered trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective companies. For the latest drivers, go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or greater. Application Software is different for Windows Scanning is supported in 10.2.1 or greater.
  • Page 128: Consumable Items

    Consumable items Toner Cartridge Life Expectancy Drum Unit Life Expectancy TN-3030: Standard Toner Cartridge - Up to 3,500* pages TN-3060: High Yield Toner Cartridge - Up to 6,700* pages *(when printing letter size or A4 paper at 5% print coverage) Toner life expectancy will vary depending upon the type of average print job.
  • Page 129: Network (lan) Board (nc-9100h

    Ethernet 10/100 BASE-TX Auto Negotiation TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, NetBIOS RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, WINS LPR/LPD, Port9100, SMTP/POP3 SMB(NetBIOS/ IP), IPP, SSDP mDNS, FTP SNMP, MIBII as well as Brother private MIB TELNET, HTTP, TFTP Included Utilities: BRAdmin Professional and Web Based Management ■...
  • Page 130: Optional External Wireless Print/scan Server (nc-2200w

    Optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) NC-2200w External Wireless Print/Scan Server (Optional) Network types Support for Protocols Connecting the optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) to your MFC will allow you to print and scan over a wireless network. IEEE802.11b wireless LAN ®...
  • Page 131: Index

    Index ADF (automatic document feeder), using ... 1-10 ADF cover ... 7-4 Cleaning (routine maintenance) drum unit ... 7-23 printer ... 7-22 scanner ... 7-21 control panel, overview ... 1-6 Copy contrast ... 5-20 default settings, changing ... 5-20 Duplex/N in 1 ... 5-12 Enlarge/Reduce ...
  • Page 132 Page Counter ... 7-32 Paper ...S-2 capacity ... 2-3 jam ... 7-4 Size ... 4-3 Print area ... 5-1 difficulty ... 7-11 improving the print quality ... 7-14 jams ... 7-5 resolution ...S-4 specifications ...S-4 Print media ...2-1 Quality key (copying) ... 5-6 Reducing copies ...
  • Page 133 UK/IRE/SAF/PAN NORDIC LF6335004...

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