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Brother HL-5170DN 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
Step 2
USB
Parallel
page 12
page 14
Peer-to-
Peer-to-
Peer (LPR)
Peer
page 16
(NetBIOS)
page 16
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
Network
®
Network
Mac
Shared
OS 8.6 – 9.2
Printer
page 20
page 18
Setup is Complete!
USB
Network
®
®
Mac
Mac
OS X 10.1 /
OS 8.6 – 9.2
10.2
page 25
page 23
®
Mac
OS X 10.1 /
10.2
page 27

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  • Page 1

    18 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

    Do not handle the plug with wet hands. Doing this might cause an electrical shock. After you have just used the printer, some internal parts of the printer are extremely hot. When you open the front or back covers of the printer, never touch the shaded parts shown in the illustration.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For USB Interface Cable Users ...12 For Parallel Interface Cable Users ...14 For Network Interface Cable Users ...16 For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR / NetBIOS) ...16 For Network Shared Printer Users ...18 For USB Interface Cable Users ...20 ®...

  • 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

    (including User's Guide) Carton components may differ from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the printer carton. The interface cable is not a standard accessory. Please purchase the appropriate interface cable for the interface you intend to use (Parallel, USB or Network).

  • 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.

  • 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 (Brother HL-5170DN), 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

    Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically. Select your printer model and the language. Click the Initial Setup icon on the menu screen. You can view the initial setup instructions and follow the steps on pages 8 to 10.

  • Page 10: Install The Drum Unit Assembly

    Remove the protective part. Drum unit assembly Protective part Rock it from side to side several times to distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly. Put the drum unit assembly into the printer. Close the front cover of the printer.

  • Page 11: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark. Up to here. Put the paper tray firmly back in the printer. Go to the next page...

  • Page 12: 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

    For Parallel Interface Cable Users For Network Interface Cable Users Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR) ... Go to page 16 Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (NetBIOS) ... Go to page 16 Network Shared Printer Users... Go to page 18...

  • 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

    Setting your printer as the default printer ® (For Windows 2000/XP users only) Click Start and then Printers and Faxes. Select the Brother HL-5170DN series icon. From the File menu, select Set as Default printer. The setup is now complete.

  • 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.

  • Page 17

    Click the Next button when the movie finishes. 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 Network Interface Cable Users

    For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR / NetBIOS) If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. Before installation, if you are using Personal Firewall software (e.g. the Internet Connection Firewall available in Windows XP), disable it.

  • Page 19

    Click the Next button. Follow the on-screen instructions. Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer, and then click the Next button. For LPR Users: 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 20: 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 recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation. Installing the driver, connecting the cable and selecting the appropriate printer queue or 'share name' Click Connect the interface cable &...

  • Page 21

    Click the Next button. Follow the on-screen instructions. Select Network Shared Printer, and then click the Next button. Select your printer's queue, and then click the OK button. Contact your administrator if you are not sure about the printer's queue.

  • Page 22: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the driver Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Open the MAC OS 9 folder. Double-click the PPD Installer (ENG) icon to install the printer driver.

  • Page 23

    Printer Selection. Select HL-5170DN series, and then click the OK button. Click the Create... button. Enter the name HL-5170DN series for your printer, and then click the Save button. From the File menu, select Quit. Continue to the next page...

  • Page 24

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users Click the HL-5170DN series icon on the Desktop. From the Printing menu, select Set Default Printer. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 25: For Mac Os ® 8.6 To 9.2 Users

    For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the BR-Script PPD file Click Connect the interface cable & Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu.

  • Page 26

    For USB Interface Cable Users Open the Utilities folder. Open the Print Center icon. Click the Add Printer... button. Select USB. Select HL-5170DN series, and then click the Add button. From the Print Center menu, select Quit Print Center. The setup is now complete.

  • Page 27: For Network Interface Cable Users

    ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the BR-Script 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 28

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For Network Interface Cable Users From the Apple menu, Open the Chooser. Click the LaserWriter 8 select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT Click the Create button. Close the Chooser. If the Apple LaserWriter 8 Driver is not already installed on your system, you can download it from http://www.apple.com ** Where xxxxxx are the last six digits of...

  • Page 29: For Mac Os ® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users

    For Network Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the BR-Script PPD file Click Connect the interface cable & Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu.

  • Page 30

    Simple Network Configuration capabilities of ® ® Apple Mac OS X, select Rendezvous and then the Brother HL-5170DN series (BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT Now proceed to Step B. Where xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT , and then click the Add button.

  • Page 31: For Administrators

    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 IIS (Internet Information Server) and Sun's Java client software.

  • Page 32: Setting Your Ip Address, Subnet Mask And Gateway Using Bradmin Professional (windows ® Users Only)

    BRAdmin will search for new devices automatically. Print the Printer Settings Page The Printer Settings Page lists all the current printer settings, including network settings. To print the Printer Settings Page, press the Go button three times. Double-click the new device.

  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35

    Version 0 ©2004 Brother Industries, Ltd. ©1998-2004 TROY Group, Inc. ©1983-1998 PACIFIC SOFTWORKS INC. ALL...

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