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Brother HL-5130 Quick Setup Manual

Brother hl-5130: quick setup
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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
Step 2
USB
page 12
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
Keep this Quick Setup Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy
reference at all times.
Setting Up Your Printer
Installing the Driver
Parallel
page 14
HL-5130
HL-5140
page 16
Setup is Complete!
USB
®
Mac
OS 8.6 – 9.2
HL-5150D
page 17
®
Mac
OS X 10.1 /
10.2
page 20

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  • Page 1 14 Setup is Complete! 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 Keep this Quick Setup Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
  • Page 2: To Use The Printer Safely

    Safety Precautions To Use the Printer Safely Warning Indicates warnings that Indicates cautions that must be observed to must be observed to use prevent possible the printer properly or personal injury. prevent damage to the printer. Warning There are high voltage electrodes inside the printer. Before replacing internal parts, cleaning the printer or clearing a paper jam, make sure you have turned OFF the power switch and unplugged the power cord from...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For USB Interface Cable Users ...12 For Parallel Interface Cable Users ...14 For USB Interface Cable Users ...16 ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) ...16 ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) ...17 ®...
  • Page 4: 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 5 This product complies with FDA radiation performance standards, 21 CFR subchapter J. MANUFACTURED: Brother Corporation (Asia) Ltd. Brother Buji Nan Ling Factory Gold Garden Ind., Nan Ling Village, Buji, Rong Gang, Shenzhen, CHINA This product complies with FDA radiation performance standards, 21...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    USB 2.0 interface. Illustrations are based on the HL-5150D. Face-down Output Tray Support Flap (Support Flap) Control Panel Front Cover Release Button Manual Feed Tray (HL-5130/5140) Multi-purpose Tray (HL-5150D) Paper Tray Front Cover Face-down Output Tray (Top Output Tray) Quick Setup Guide...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Control Panel Printer LED Indications Printer LED Sleep / OFF Toner Drum Paper Status Printer Toner Drum Paper Status User's Guide The LED will blink in a pattern of ON for 2 seconds and then OFF for 3 seconds. *2 The LED will blink fast. Toner - LED indicates when the Toner is low or empty.
  • Page 8: Supplied Cd-Rom

    The User’s Guide will be installed automatically when you install the driver. From the Start button, select Programs, your printer (e.g. Brother HL-5150D), and User’s Guide. If you do not want to install the User’s Guide, select Custom Installation from Install Software, and de-select User’s Guide when you install the driver.
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Printer

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM Drive ® For Windows Do NOT connect the interface cable. You will be prompted to connect the interface cable during the driver installation. Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 10: Install The Drum Unit Assembly

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Install the Drum Unit Assembly Do NOT connect the interface cable. You will be prompted to connect the interface cable during the driver installation. Open the front cover by pressing the front cover release button. Front cover release button Front cover...
  • Page 11: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Load Paper in the Paper Tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer. While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Check that the guides are firmly in the slots. Paper guide release lever For Legal size paper, press the universal guide release button and pull...
  • Page 12: Print A Test Page

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Print a Test Page Do NOT connect the interface cable. You will be prompted to connect the interface cable during the driver installation. Make sure that the printer power switch is off. Connect the AC power cord to the printer. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
  • Page 13 Mac OS Mac OS in this Quick Setup Guide are based on Windows ® 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) ... Go to page 16 ® 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) ... Go to page 17 ® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ... Go to page 20 ®...
  • Page 14: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users Installing the driver and connecting the printer to your PC If the Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC, click the Cancel button. Make sure the USB interface cable is NOT connected to the printer, and then begin installing the driver.
  • Page 15 When this screen appears, make sure the printer power switch is on. Connect the USB interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to the printer. Click the Next button. Click the Finish button. If you want to register your product on-line, check the “On-Line Registration”...
  • Page 16: 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 Click Connect the interface cable & Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu. Select the Parallel interface. Turn off the printer power switch. Connect the parallel interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to your printer.
  • Page 17 Click the Install button. Click the Next button. Follow the on-screen instructions. Click the Finish button. If you want to register your product on-line, check the “On-Line Registration” box. The Setup is now complete.
  • Page 18: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Follow the on-screen instructions, and restart your Macintosh. Make sure the printer power switch is on. ® 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) Connect the USB interface cable to your Macintosh, and then connect it to the printer. Do not connect the USB cable to the keyboard USB Port or a non-powered USB Hub.
  • Page 19: For Mac Os ® 8.6 To 9.2 Users (Hl-5150D Users)

    For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the driver Make sure the printer power switch is on. Click Connect the interface cable & Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu.
  • Page 20 Click the Change... button in the PostScript Printer Description (PPD) file. Select Brother HL-5150D series, and then click the Select button. Click the Change... button in the USB Printer Selection. Select HL-5150D series, and then click the OK button.
  • Page 21 Click the HL-5150D series icon on the Desktop. From the Printing menu, select Set Default Printer. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 22: Mac Os ® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & Installing the driver Click Connect the interface cable & Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu. Make sure the printer power switch is on. Click the Install button, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 23 Click the Add Printer... button. Select USB. Select the appropriate printer, and then click the Add button. From the Print Center menu, select Quit Print Center. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 24: 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 25: Options

    When the time comes to replace consumables, an error will be indicated by the LED’s on the Control Panel. For more information about the consumables for your printer, visit http://solutions.brother.com or contact your local Brother re-seller. User's Guide Chapter 5.
  • Page 26 LM2533001 Printed in China ©2003 Brother Industries, Ltd.

This manual is also suitable for:

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