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Brother MFC-J265w Install Manual

Brother mfc-j265w: install guide
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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Before you can use the machine, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation.
Unpack the machine and check the components
Basic User's Guide
Safety and Legal
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine. To avoid danger of suffocation, please keep
these bags away from babies and children.
Most of the illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide show the MFC-J415W.
Remove the protective tape and film covering the machine, and also from the LCD.
Remove the plastic bag a containing the ink cartridges from on top of the paper tray.
Make sure you have all components.
• The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• You need to purchase the correct USB cable.
USB cable
Please make sure you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 meters) long (cable not
Your machine has a USB interface that is compatible with the USB 2.0 specification. This interface is also
compatible with Hi-Speed USB 2.0; however, the maximum data transfer rate will be 12 Mbits/s. The machine
can also be connected to a computer that has a USB 1.1 interface.
Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible minor injuries.
Starter Ink
Accessory Order
Documentation CD-ROM
Product Registration
Sheet (USA only)
Quick Setup Guide
Installation CD-ROM
Telephone Line Cord
USA/CAN Version 0


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  • Page 1 USB 1.1 interface. Black Yellow Cyan Magenta Starter Ink Cartridges [x4] Accessory Order Product Registration Form Sheet (USA only) MFC-J265W MFC-J270W MFC-J410W MFC-J415W Quick Setup Guide Installation CD-ROM Documentation CD-ROM Telephone Line Cord USA/CAN Version 0...
  • Page 2 Load plain Letter/A4 paper Pull the paper tray a completely out of the machine. Lift the output paper tray cover a. With both hands, gently press and slide the paper side guides a and then the paper length guide b to fit the paper size. Make sure that the triangular marks c on the paper side guides a and paper length guide b line up with the mark for the paper size you are...
  • Page 3 Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button a as you slide out the front of the paper tray. Gently adjust the paper side guides to the paper with both hands. Make sure that the paper side guides touch the edges of the paper.
  • Page 4 Connect the power cord and telephone line IMPORTANT DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB cable). Connect the power cord. Connect the telephone line cord. Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the jack on the machine marked LINE and the other end to a modular wall jack.
  • Page 5: Install Ink Cartridges

    Install the ink cartridges CAUTION If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. Make sure that the power is turned on. The LCD shows No Ink Cartridge. Open the ink cartridge cover a. Remove the green protective part a.
  • Page 6 • DO NOT dismantle or tamper with the ink cartridge, this can cause the ink to leak out of the cartridge. • Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the ink cartridges provided with your machine. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement ink cartridges.
  • Page 7: Check The Print Quality

    Check the print quality When the preparation process has finished, the LCD shows Set Paper and Press Start. Press Color Start. Check the quality of the four color blocks a on the sheet. (black/yellow/cyan/magenta) If all lines are clear and visible, press 1 (Yes) on the dial pad to finish the quality check and go to step 6.
  • Page 8: Choose The Correct Receive Mode

    Will you be using Voicemail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine? If you have Voice Mail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine, there is a strong possibility that Voice Mail and the Brother machine will conflict with each other when receiving incoming calls. See Voice Mail in chapter 6 in the Basic User’s Guide for instructions on setting up your machine using this service.
  • Page 9: Set The Date And Time

    Set the LCD contrast (if needed) If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the contrast setting. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose LCD Settings. Press OK. Press a or b to choose LCD Contrast.
  • Page 10: Set Your Station Id

    Your Brother machine is equipped with a Transmission Verification Report that can be used as confirmation that you sent a fax. This report lists the...
  • Page 11: Set Tone Or Pulse Dialing Mode (Canada Only)

    Press a or b to choose On (or Off). Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Send in the Product Registration Sheet (USA only) You can also register your product online using the On-Line Registration link from the installation CD-ROM or visit Fill out the Product Registration Sheet.
  • Page 12 Put the sheet face down in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) or face down on the scanner glass. (MFC-J410W, MFC-J415W) Make sure (FAX) is illuminated in Blue. Enter the toll-free fax number: 1-877-268-9575. Press Black Start. Note You will receive a confirmation fax of your Product Registration.
  • Page 13: Choose Your Connection Type

    Choose your connection type Note ® For Windows Server 2003/2003 x64 Edition/2003 R2/2003 R2 x64 Edition/2008/2008 R2, see the Network User’s Guide on the documentation CD-ROM. For USB interface cable ® Windows , go to page 14 Macintosh, go to page 18 For Wireless Network ®...
  • Page 14: Before You Install

    CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 15: Connect The Usb Cable

    Note • If this screen appears, click OK and restart your computer. • If the installation does not continue automatically, open the top menu again by ejecting and then reinserting the CD-ROM or double-click the start.exe program from the root folder, and continue from b to install MFL-Pro Suite.
  • Page 16 Carefully route the USB cable through the trench and out the back of the machine as shown below and connect the cable to your computer. IMPORTANT Make sure that the cable does not restrict the cover from closing, or an error may occur. Lift the scanner cover to release the lock a.
  • Page 17 XML Paper Specification Printer Driver The XML Paper Specification Printer Driver is the most suitable driver when printing from applications that use the XML Paper Specification documents. Please download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at ® Windows...
  • Page 18: Before Install

    Administrator rights. IMPORTANT • For the latest drivers and information on the Mac OS X you are using, visit • For Mac OS X 10.4.0 to 10.4.10 users, upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.x. Connect the USB cable IMPORTANT •...
  • Page 19 Next. Follow the on-screen instructions. Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, the Brother software will search for the Brother device. Choose the machine from the list, and then click OK.
  • Page 20: For Wireless Network Users

    The following steps will guide you through the configuration and installation process. To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother machine as close to the network access point/router as possible with minimal obstructions. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.
  • Page 21 For Wireless Network Users Confirm your network environment (Infrastructure Mode) The following instructions will offer two methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. If your wireless access point/router does not support Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) or AOSS™, write down the wireless network settings of your wireless access point/router in the area below.
  • Page 22: Connecting The Brother Machine To The Wireless Network

    For Wireless Network Users Connecting the Brother machine to the wireless network IMPORTANT You must have the wireless settings you wrote down for your network in step 18 on page 21 before you proceed. Configure the wireless settings (typical Wireless...
  • Page 23 Confirm your wireless access point/router has the Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS™ symbol as shown below. Place the Brother machine within range of your Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS™ access point/router. The range may differ depending on your environment. Refer to the instructions provided with your access point/router.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting IMPORTANT Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings. How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key) 1) You should see the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router.
  • Page 25 The security information (SSID/Network Key) is incorrect. Reconfirm the SSID and security information (Network Key). If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother TS-05 machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 26: Wireless Network

    CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 27 Wireless Network Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click Next. When this screen appears, choose Change the Firewall port settings to enable network connection and continue with the installation. (Recommended) and click Next. ® (Not for Windows 2000 users) If you are using a firewall other than Windows ®...
  • Page 28 Wireless Network The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another. IMPORTANT DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation. It may take a few seconds for all screens to appear.
  • Page 29 PaperPort™11SE on up to 2 PCs on the network. If you want to use more than 2 PCs with ScanSoft™ PaperPort™11SE installed, please purchase the Brother NL-5 pack which is a multiple PC license agreement pack for up to 5 additional users. To purchase the NL-5 pack, contact your authorized Brother dealer or contact Brother customer service.
  • Page 30 Double-click the Start Here OSX icon to install. Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click Next. The Brother software will search for the Brother device in your wireless network. If the machine is configured for your network, choose the device you want to install, and then click Next.
  • Page 31 22. Download and install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Click the Presto! PageManager icon to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 32: Install Optional Applications

    Install Optional Applications Install FaceFilter Studio/BookScan & Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement. The BookScan Enhancer software can correct your scanned book images automatically.
  • Page 33: Entering Text For Wireless Settings

    For Network Users Restore the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Network. Press OK.
  • Page 34: Replacement Consumables

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

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