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Brother MFC-210C Quick Setup Manual

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Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the driver.
Please read this "Quick Setup Guide" for proper set up and installation 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

    Warning Indicates warnings that Indicates cautions that must be observed to must be observed to use prevent possible the machine properly or personal injury. to prevent damage to the machine. Hint Indicates notes and Indicates reference to the useful tips to remember User’s Guide.

  • Page 3: Carton Components

    ■ Getting Started Carton Components Telephone Line Cord Test Sheet (USA only) Black (LC41BK) Carton components may differ from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the carton. If you are connecting the machine via USB: ■ The interface cable is not a standard accessory. Please purchase an appropriate USB 2.0 interface cable.

  • Page 4: Control Panel

    Control Panel (For MFC-210C and MFC-420CN) 1. Fax and telephone keys 2. Ink key 3. Dial Pad 4. Mode keys For the details of the control panel, see "Control panel overview" in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide. (For MFC-620CN) 1.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    7. Setting the Date and Time ... 9 8. Setting Your Station ID ... 9 9. Selecting a Receive Mode (MFC-210C, MFC-420CN only)...10 10. Selecting a Receive Mode (MFC-620CN only) ...10 11. Setting Up the Message Center (MFC-620CN only) ... 11 12.

  • Page 6: Setting Up The Machine

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Removing the Protective Parts Remove the protective tape. DO NOT connect the USB cable. Connecting the USB cable is done when installing the driver. Installing the Handset (MFC-620CN only) Connect the curled handset cord to the handset.

  • Page 7: Installing The Phone Line And Power Cord

    Please set the Receive Mode to “External TAD” if you have an external answering machine. (MFC-210C, MFC-420CN only) For more details, see “Connecting an external device to your MFC” in the Appendix of the User’s Guide.

  • Page 8: Installing The Ink Cartridges

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Installing the Ink Cartridges Warning If ink gets in your eyes wash them with water immediately, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. Make sure that the power is turned on. The LCD shows: No Cartridge Lift the scanner cover from the right-hand side of the MFC until it locks securely into...

  • Page 9

    We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement ink cartridges. Using or attempting to use potentially incompatible inks and/or cartridges in your...

  • Page 10: Print Quality Check

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Print Quality Check After the cleaning cycle is finished, the LCD shows: Set Paper and Press Start Make sure the paper is loaded in the paper tray. Press Color Start. The machine starts printing the PRINT QUALITY CHECK SHEET (only during initial ink cartridge installation).

  • Page 11: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time Press Menu/Set. Press 0. Press 2. Enter the last two digits of the year on the dial pad, and then press Menu/Set. Year:2004 (e.g. Enter 0 4 for 2004.) Enter the two digits for the month on the dial pad, and then press Menu/Set.

  • Page 12: Selecting A Receive Mode (mfc-210c, Mfc-420cn Only)

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Selecting a Receive Mode (MFC-210C, MFC-420CN only) There are four possible receive modes: Fax/Tel, Manual External Are you connecting an external telephone or external telephone answering device to the MFC? Are you using the voice message...

  • Page 13: Setting Up The Message Center (mfc-620cn Only)

    You will receive a confirmation fax of your Product Registration. You can also register your product online using the On-Line Registration link from the installation CD-ROM or go to http://www.brother.com/registration or French) Go to Next page to install the driver (Fax) is illuminated in...

  • Page 14: Step 2

    You can install additional MFL-Pro Suite software utilities. View the User’s Guide and other documentation in PDF format (Viewer included). You will be pointed to the Brother Product Registration Web page for quick registration of your machine. ® ® PaperPort 9.0SE,...

  • Page 15

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. For USB Interface Cable Users ■ Windows For Network Interface Cable Users (MFC-420CN, MFC-620CN only) ■ Windows For USB Interface Cable Users ■...

  • Page 16: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    MFL-Pro Suite. ■ Make sure there are no media cards inserted into the media drive of the machine. ■ Brother recommends you connect the machine directly to your computer. ■ Please close any applications running before installing MFL-Pro Suite.

  • Page 17

    Yes. The installation of PaperPort 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 Licence Agreement. Select Local Connection, and then click Next.

  • Page 18: For Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp

    Turn on the machine by plugging in the power cord. 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 19

    The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Install MFL-Pro Suite. If this window does not appear, use Windows program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM. ® 2000 Professional/XP, you ® Explorer to run the setup.exe Continued...

  • Page 20

    ® ® 9.0SE will Select Network Connection, and then click Next. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another, please wait for a while. If the machine is configured for your network, select the machine from the list, and then click Next.

  • Page 21

    For network installations the Repair MFL-Pro Suite selection from the main menu is not supported. The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother Network Printer driver, Network Scanner driver and Network PhotoCapture Center have been installed and the installation is now complete.

  • Page 22: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    ® 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 8 for details on selecting what machine the ControlCenter2.0 will connect...

  • Page 23

    3. Carefully route the USB cable throught the trench and out the back of the machine as shown below. Warning Ensure that the cable does not restrict the cover from closing, or an error may occur. DO NOT connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non powered USB hub.

  • Page 24

    Select MFC-XXXX (XXXX is your model name), and then click Add. Select Quit Printer Setup Utility from the Printer Setup Utility menu. The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother Printer driver, Scanner driver and Remote Setup Program have been installed and the installation is now complete.

  • Page 25

    Turn on your Macintosh Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Start Here icon to install the printer and scanner drivers. If the language screen appears, select your language. Click MFL-Pro Suite to install. Follow the on-screen instructions, and ®...

  • Page 26

    Click the Brother Ink icon. On the right side of the Chooser, select the machine to which you want to print. Close the Chooser. The Brother Printer driver and Scanner driver have been installed. menu, open the Chooser. ® To install Presto!

  • Page 27: For Network Interface Cable Users (mfc-420cn, Mfc-620cn Only)

    ® Macintosh or if you are overwriting a previously installed version of the Brother Software. If you encounter this problem continue with skipping steps 10 through 12 and then see the Software User's Guide Chapter 8 for details on selecting what machine the ControlCenter2.0 will connect...

  • Page 28

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users (MFC-420CN, MFC-620CN only) 3. Carefully route the network cable through the trench and out the back of the machine as shown below. Warning Ensure that the cable does not restrict the cover from closing, or an error may occur.

  • Page 29

    Open the Print Center icon. Click Add. Make the selection shown below. Select Brother MFC-XXXX (XXXX is your model name) (BRN_xxxxxx_P1), and then click the Add button. xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Network User's Guide Chapter 5 on the CD-ROM.

  • Page 30

    Turn on your Macintosh Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Start Here icon to install the printer and scanner drivers. If the language screen appears, select your language. Click MFL-Pro Suite to install. ®...

  • Page 31

    Turn on the machine by plugging in the power cord. Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Ink (IP) icon, and then select BRN_xxxxxx. Close the Chooser. ■ xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address.

  • Page 32: Network User's Guide Chapter Map

    ■ For Network Users This section is for using the machine on a network (MFC-420CN, MFC-620CN only). An administrator should set up the machine using the following steps. Network User's Guide Chapter Map ® Windows 98/Me Peer-to-Peer ® Windows 2000/XP Peer-to-Peer ®...

  • Page 33: Installing The Bradmin Professional Configuration Utility (windows ® 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 34: Setting Your Ip Address, Subnet Mask And Gateway Using Bradmin

    ■ For Network Users 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. only) Double-click the new device. Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click the OK button.

  • Page 35: Consumables And Options

    Replacement Consumables Ink Cartridge Black LC41BK Option The external wireless Print/Scan server (802.11b) is available for Brother MFC’s as an option. ■ Requires USB 2.0 cable (not included). ■ Supports Mac OS ® X 10.2.4 or greater. ■ You can assign the scan key to one networked computer only.

  • Page 36: 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.

  • Page 37

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This manual also for:

Mfc-420cn, Mfc-620cn

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