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Brother HL-4200CN Quick Setup Manual

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Read this Quick Setup Guide before using the printer.
Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install
the driver.
Step 1
Setting Up Your Printer
Step 2
Installing the Driver
USB
Parallel
Network
USB
Network
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Peer-to-
Peer-to-
Network
Mac OS
Mac OS
X
Mac OS
Mac OS
X
Peer (LPR)
Peer
Shared
8.6 – 9.2
10.1 / 10.2
8.6 – 9.2
10.1 / 10.2
page 21
(NetBIOS)
Printer
page 27
page 30
page 32
page 33
page 23
page 25
Setup is Complete!
Keep this Quick Setup Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place so you can use them
quickly if you need to.
For the latest driver and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM/Driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com

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  • Page 1

    Keep this Quick Setup Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place so you can use them quickly if you need to. For the latest driver and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM/Driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    For USB Interface Cable Users ... 17 For Parallel Interface Cable Users ... 19 For Network Interface Cable Users ... 21 For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR) ... 21 For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (NetBIOS) ... 23 For Network Shared Printer Users ... 25 For USB Interface Cable Users ...

  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions To Use the Printer Safely To ensure the safe operation of your printer, make sure that you read this section thoroughly before use. This section describes the conventions used in the guide. WARNING CAUTION High Flammable Electrical temperature...

  • Page 4: Installing And Relocating Your Printer

    To prevent injuries, this printer should be lifted by at least two people. To lift the printer, face the front of the printer and grip the recessed areas at the bottom left and right with both hands. Never try to lift the printer by gripping any other areas. Lifting the printer by gripping other areas can cause the printer to fall, resulting in injuries.

  • Page 5: Operating Environment

    Do not place the printer directly next to an air conditioner or heater, as this affects the temperature inside the printer and can cause damage. Do not use the printer when it is tilted at an angle of more than 5 degrees, as this may result in damage. Precautions for Power and Grounded/Earthed Connections Use the printer within the specified power range.

  • Page 6: Radio Interference

    Do not place any metal parts such as staples or clips on the printer. If metal or flammable materials get into the printer, they can short circuit internal components and cause a fire or electric shocks.

  • Page 7: Notes On Handling Consumables

    If a sheet of paper is wrapped around the fuser or rollers, do not use excessive force to remove it so as to avoid injuries or burns. Turn off the printer immediately and call your dealer or Brother Customer Service.

  • Page 8: Regulations

    A shielded interface cable should be used in order to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B digital device. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 9

    IEC 60825 specification (220 to 240 volt model only) This printer is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC 60825 specifications. The label shown below is attached in countries where it is needed.

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    The power cord may be slightly different to the one in the diagram above, depending upon which country you bought the printer in. Save all packing materials and the printer carton. They should be used when shipping the printer. The interface cable is not a standard accessory. Buy the appropriate interface cable for the interface you intend to use (USB, Parallel or Network).

  • Page 11: Control Panel

    Alarm (Red) Blinks when the printer has a problem that the user cannot rectify. Lights when the printer has paper jams. Open the front cover with the indicated button to clear the jamed paper. Go back to the menu screen mode.

  • Page 12: Supplied Cd-rom

    You can find a variety of information on the CD-ROM. 1 Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center http://solutions.brother.com is your one-stop resource for all your printer needs. Download the latest drivers and utilities for your printers, read the FAQs and troubleshooting tips, or learn about printer solutions.

  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Printer

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Remove the Packing Tapes and Toner Seal Do NOT connect the interface cable. You will be prompted to connect the interface cable during the driver installation. Remove all the packing tape. Remove the top cover.

  • Page 14: Install The Print Head Cartridge

    Align the rollers of the print head cartridge with the slots, and then gently lower it into the printer. Lowering the cartridge into the printer without correctly aligning the rollers with the slots can damage the cartridge. Do not allow the surface covered with a protective sheet to come to into the contact with anything.

  • Page 15: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Load paper in the paper tray. Make sure that all the paper is under the tabs. Align the side paper guides with the paper. Put the paper tray back in the printer. Protective Packing End Paper Guide Up to here...

  • Page 16: Print A Printer Settings Page

    Print a Printer Settings Page Connect the AC power cord to the printer, and then plug it into the AC power outlet/ socket. Turn on the printer power switch. After the printer warms up, the Print message will appear. Control Panel...

  • Page 17: Step

    For Parallel Interface Cable Users For Network Interface Cable Users Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR) ... Go to page 21 Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (NetBIOS) ... Go to page 23 Network Shared Printer Users... Go to page 25 For USB Interface Cable Users ®...

  • Page 18: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users 1. Installing the Driver and Connecting the Printer to Your PC Make sure the USB interface cable is NOT connected to the printer, and then begin installing the driver. If you have already connected the cable, remove it.

  • Page 19

    2. Setting Your Printer as the Default Printer ® (For Windows 2000/XP Users Only) Click Start and Printers and Faxes. Select the Brother HL-4200CN series icon. From the File menu, select Set as Default printer. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 20: For Parallel Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For Parallel Interface Cable Users Connecting the Printer to Your PC and Installing the Driver Turn off the printer power switch. Connect the parallel interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to your printer.

  • Page 21

    Select Standard Installation, and then click the Next button. Select Local Printer, and then click the Next button. Select the port where your printer is connected, and then click the Next button. Click the Finish button. When you register your product on-line, check “On-Line Registration”.

  • Page 22: For Network Interface Cable Users

    For Network Interface Cable Users For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR) If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommended that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. Connecting the Cable and Installing the Driver Turn off the printer power switch.

  • Page 23

    Select Standard Installation, and then click the Next button. Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer, and then click the Next button. Select Search the network for devices and choose from a list of discovered devices (Recommended). Or enter your printer's IP address or its node name.

  • Page 24: For Brother Peer-to-peer Network Printer Users (netbios)

    For Network Interface Cable Users For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (NetBIOS) If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommended that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. Connecting the Cable and Installing the Driver Turn off the printer power switch.

  • Page 25

    Select Standard Installation, and then click the Next button. Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer, and then click the Next button. Select Search the network for devices and choose from a list of discovered devices (Recommended). Click the Next button. Select your printer and NetBIOS, and then click the Next button.

  • Page 26: For Network Shared Printer Users

    For Network Interface Cable Users For Network Shared Printer Users If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommended that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. Connecting the Cable, Installing the Driver and Selecting the Appropriate Printer Queue or ‘Share name’...

  • Page 27

    Select Standard Installation, and then click the Next button. Select Network Shared Printer, and then click the Next button. Select your printer’s queue, and then click the OK button. Contact your Administrator about the printer’s queue. Click the Finish button.

  • Page 28: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Restart the printer. 2. Connecting the Printer to Your Macintosh & Installing the PPD File and Adobe PS Driver Make sure the printer power switch is on. Connect the USB interface cable to your ® Macintosh , and then connect it to the printer.

  • Page 29

    Click the Change... button in PostScript Printer Description (PPD) file. Select Brother HL-4200CN, and then click the Select button. Click the Change... button in USB Printer Selection. Select HL-4200CN, and then click the OK button. Continue to the next page...

  • Page 30

    Click the Create... button. Enter your printer name (HL-4200CN), and then click the Save button. Select Quit from the File menu. Click the HL-4200CN icon on the Desktop. Select Set Default Printer from the Printing menu. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 31

    For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users Connecting the Printer to Your Macintosh & Installing the Adobe PostScript 3 PPD File Make sure the printer power switch is on. Connect the USB interface cable to your Macintosh, and then connect it to the printer.

  • Page 32

    Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Click the Add Printer... button. Select USB. Select HL-4200CN series, and then click the Add button. Select Quit Print Center from the Print Center menu. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 33: For Network Interface Cable Users

    For Network Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users Connecting the Printer to Your Network & Installing the PPD File and Adobe PS Driver Turn off the printer power switch. Connect the network interface cable to the printer, and then connect it to a free port on your hub.

  • Page 34: For Mac Os ® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For Network Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Connecting the Printer to Your Network & Installing the Adobe PostScript 3 PPD File Turn off the printer power switch. Connect the network interface cable to the printer, and then connect it to a free port on your hub.

  • Page 35

    Click the Add Printer... button. Select AppleTalk. Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT click the Add button. *1 xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Network User’s Guide Chapter 7. Select Quit Print Center from the Print Center menu. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 36: For Administrators

    Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway (Using the Control panel) Your printer is configured to receive an IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway address from a DHCP server. If you do not use a DHCP server follow the steps below.

  • Page 37

    TCP/IP Subnet Mask TCP/IP Gateway Address Gateway Address 000.000.000.000 Reboot System to take effect Gateway Address 192.168.001.254* Press Press Set your gateway address in the same way as the IP address. 3 seconds later, an asterisk appears. Restart the printer.

  • Page 38: Installing The Bradmin Professional Utility (windows ® Users Only)

    Web BRAdmin Brother has also developed Web BRAdmin, an enterprise network software utility that enables management of Brother and other SNMP compliant devices in larger LAN/WAN environments. This software is Web server based and requires the installation of Microsoft's Internet Information Server and Sun's Java client software.

  • Page 39: Other Information

    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.

  • Page 40: Options

    Options The printer has the following optional accessories. You can increase the capabilities of the printer with these items. User’s Guide Appendixes. 1 Tray Module 2 Tray Module LT-41CL You can install an up to 500 You can install an up to 1000 sheet tray unit.

  • Page 41

    LM0939001 ©2003 Brother Industries, Ltd. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED...

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