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Brother MFC-P2500 Quick Setup Manual

Brother mfc-p2500: quick setup
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Quick Setup Guide

Read this Setup Guide before you set up the printer.
Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install
the printer and scanner drivers.
Identify the Operating System on your computer (Window
95/98, NT
Follow the instructions in this guide for your operating system
and cable interface.
©1999 Brother Industries, Ltd. Windows
countries. Macintosh and iMac are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
Laser Printer P2500
®
4.0 or Macintosh)
®
®
and Windows
NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other
®
3.1x,

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  Summary of Contents for Brother MFC-P2500

  • Page 1: Quick Setup Guide

    Follow the instructions in this guide for your operating system and cable interface. ©1999 Brother Industries, Ltd. Windows countries. Macintosh and iMac are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
  • Page 2 Components Components may differ from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the printer carton. They should be used when shipping the printer. Document support extension AC power cord Paper cassette Printer CD-ROM includes : Document support CD-ROM Initial Setup instructions Printer and Scanner drivers Fonts...
  • Page 3: For Windows

    ® For Windows ® or NT 4.0) You can set up the printer easily by following the Initial Setup instructions on the CD-ROM. Step 1 Insert the CD-ROM Turn on the power to your PC. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically in Windows If the screen does not appear, click Start and choose Run, enter the CD drive letter and type START.EXE.
  • Page 4: Step 2 Initial Setup

    Step 2 Initial Setup 1. Click the Initial Setup button. 2. You can view the Initial Setup operations in the Instructional video 3. Click the interface cable you are going to use ( Parallel or USB).
  • Page 5: Step 3 Install The Printer Driver

    Step 3 Install the printer driver 1. If you click the Now button, you can install the printer and scanner drivers and Fonts immediately. 2. After the printer and scanner drivers have been installed, the P2500 window will appear. Follow the prompts on the screen to complete the installation.
  • Page 6 ® For Windows The steps in this section are essential for USB interface cable users. Steps 1 and 2 Follow the CD-ROM instructions on the beginning of these instructions. Step 3 Install the Printer and Scanner drivers with the USB driver Make sure that the printer power switch is on.
  • Page 7 Click the Finish button. Go to next stop for installing the scanner driver. 10. Please repeat steps 3 to 9 to install the Scanner driver. 11. Please repeat steps 3 to 8 to install the Printer driver. 12. Select the BRUSB USB Printer Port. 13.
  • Page 8 For Macintosh users only (iMac and Power Macintosh G3 with USB/The scanner driver worked on OS8.6) You can setup the printer following the Initial Setup instructions on the supplied CD-ROM. Step 1 Insert the CD-ROM Turn on the power to your iMac or Macintosh G3. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 9: Setup The Printer

    Setup the Printer Step 1 Install the drum unit assembly Open the front cover. Unpack the drum unit assembly. Rock it from side to side 5 or 6 times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Install the drum unit assembly into the printer. Push it fully into the printer until it snaps into place.
  • Page 10 Insert the CD-ROM, and select “Install Software” on the following screen. <For USA/CANADA> ® Select the PaperPort for Brother Software. <For Europe > Select the Unimessage Software. For more information, please see the User’s Guide in the CD-ROM online Documentation.
  • Page 11: Control Panel Operation

    Control panel operation This section refers to the following LEDs on the printer control panel. Alarm LED The Alarm LED indicates a printer error status. Refer to the ‘Error Messages that Appear on the LCD panel’ in Chapter 4. Data LED Blinking Blinking Replace the toner cartridge with a new one referring to Chapter 3 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 12: How To Copy

    How to copy Insert the original document face down in the Document Feeder. Select the copy settings you require by repeatedly pressing one of the following buttons until the option you want appears on the LCD. Repeat for each button for which you want to change the setting. Enlarge/Reduce Density Document type...
  • Page 13: Quick Print Setup

    Quick Print Setup ® (For Windows users only) The Quick Print Setup utility allow you to make quick changes to frequently used driver settings without having to open the printer properties option. When the printer driver is selected, Quick Print Setup is launched automatically. You can change the settings by clicking the icon with the right mouse button.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Data is sent from the PC but the printer does not print and the Data LED is blinking. The printer prints unexpectedly or it prints garbage data or PC scanning stops. When you cannot scan Recommendation Check that the appropriate printer driver is selected. Check that the printer cable is not too long.
  • Page 15 ® For Windows users only Problem The printer cannot print. "There was an error writing to BRPRT: (or LPT1: or BRUSB: or BRLPT1: (NT only)) for the printer.” error message displays on your The USB driver is installed, but it is unable to find the BRUSB:port For Macintosh users only Problem...

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