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Table of Contents Section I General General Information Using the documentation ...2 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ...2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide ...3 Viewing Documentation ...3 Control panel overview ...6 Warning LED indications ...8 Printing Reports ...8 Loading documents and paper Loading documents ...9 Using the scanner glass ...9...
Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive PhotoCapture Center™ Operations... 28 Printing from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive without a PC... 28 Scanning to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive without a PC ... 28 Using PhotoCapture Center™...
Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Choosing a location ...46 To use the machine safely ...47 Important safety instructions...50 IMPORTANT - For your safety ...51 Legal limitations for copying ...52 Trademarks...53 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting ...54 If you are having difficulty with your machine ...54 Error messages ...57 Changing LCD language ...59 Improving the LCD viewing...59...
General Information Using the documentation Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. Symbols and conventions used in the documentation The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
Guides in HTML format. If you have not installed the software, you can find the documentation by following the instructions below: Turn on your PC. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, click your model name.
Help Selection in the ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR application. Viewing Documentation (For Macintosh Turn on your Macintosh Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear. ® 2000 Double-click the Documentation icon. Double-click your language folder.
How to find Scanning instructions There are several ways you can scan documents. You can find the instructions as follows: Software User’s Guide Scanning ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ControlCenter2 ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ®...
Chapter 1 Control panel overview The DCP-135C and DCP-150C have the same control panel keys. 1 Copy keys: Lets you temporarily change the copy settings when in copy mode. Copy Options You can quickly and easily select temporary settings for copying.
Displays messages on the screen to help you set up and use your machine. Warning LED Turns red when the LCD displays an error or an important status message. Note Most of the illustrations in this User’s Guide show the DCP-135C. General Information...
Chapter 1 Warning LED indications The status LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a light that shows the DCP status. The LCD shows the current machine status when the machine is idle. Description status Ready The DCP is ready for use. Cover open The cover is open.
Loading documents and paper Loading documents You can make copies and scan from the scanner glass. Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy or scan pages of a book or one page at a time. Document Sizes Supported Size: Up to A4 size [215.9 to 297 mm] Weight: Up to 2 kg...
Right (4) ‘Basic’ tab of the printer driver or in the Paper Type setting of the menu. 3 mm When you print on Brother photo paper, 3 mm load the instruction sheet included with the 3 mm photo paper in the paper tray first, and...
Recommended media To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) If Brother paper is not available in your country, we recommend testing various papers before purchasing large quantities. We recommend using ‘3M Transparency Film’ when you print on transparencies.
Chapter 2 Choosing the right media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size 216 × 279 mm (8 1/2 × 11 in.) Cut Sheet Letter 210 × 297 mm (8.3 × 11.7 in.) 216 × 356 mm (8 1/2 × 14 in.) Legal Executive 184 ×...
Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Plain Paper 64 to 120 gsm (17 to 32 lb) Sheet Inkjet Paper 64 to 200 gsm (17 to 53 lb) Glossy Paper Up to 220 gsm (Up to 58 lb) Up to 0.25 mm (Up to 0.01 in.) Cards Photo Card Up to 240 gsm (Up to 64 lb) Up to 0.28 mm (Up to 0.01 in.)
Chapter 2 Loading paper, envelopes and other media Loading paper and other media Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. Lift the output paper tray cover (1). Press and slide the paper side guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size.
Gently adjust the paper side guides to the paper with both hands. Make sure the paper side guides touch the sides of the paper. Note Be careful that you do not push the paper in too far; it may lift at the back of the tray and cause feed problems.
Chapter 2 Loading envelopes and post cards Loading envelopes Use envelopes that weigh from 75 to 95 gsm. Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application. Make sure you do a test print first. CAUTION DO NOT use any of the following types of envelopes, as they will cause paper feed problems: •...
If you have problems when printing on envelopes, try the following suggestions: Open the envelope flap. Make sure the open flap is either to the side of the envelope or to the back edge of the envelope when printing. Adjust the size and margin in your application.
Chapter 2 Printable area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can only print in the shaded areas when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. Cut Sheet Paper Top (1) Cut Sheet...
Making copies How to copy You can use your machine as a copier, making up to 99 copies at a time. Making a single copy Load your document. Press Mono Start for Monochrome Copy or Colour Start for Colour Copy. Making multiple copies You can make up to 99 copies.
Changing copy speed and quality You can select from a range of quality settings. The default setting is Normal. To temporarily change the quality setting, follow the instructions below: Press Normal Normal is the recommended mode for ordinary print outs. This produces good copy quality with good copy speed.
Chapter 3 To enlarge or reduce the next copy follow the instruction below: Load your document. Press Enlarge/Reduce. Do one of the following: Press a or b to choose the enlargement or reduction ratio you want. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Custom(25-400%).
Put the next document on the scanner glass. Press OK. Repeat e and f for each page of the layout. Set Next Page Then Press OK After all the pages have been scanned, press b (No) to finish. Note If any photo paper is selected as the paper type setting for N in 1 copies, the images will be printed as if plain paper had been selected.
Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 1.Copy. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 1.Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit.
Paper size If copying on paper other than A4 size, you will need to change the paper size setting. You can copy on Letter, Legal, A4, A5 or Photo Card (10×15 cm) paper. Press Letter Legal and then a or b to 10(W) x 15(H)cm choose Paper Size Load your document.
Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive PhotoCapture Center™ Operations Note The DCP-135C only supports USB Flash memory drive. Printing from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive without a PC Even if your machine is not connected to your...
Memory cards or USB Flash memory drive folder structure Your machine is designed to be compatible with modern digital camera image files and memory cards; however, please read the points below to avoid errors: The image file extension must be .JPG (Other image file extensions like .JPEG, .TIF, .GIF and so on will not be recognized).
Press a or b to choose Print Index. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the paper size you are using, Letter or A4.
If you have already chosen your settings, press Colour Start. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the paper size you are using, Letter, A4, 10x15cm or 13x18cm.
Press a or b to choose DPOF Print:Yes. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. Press OK. Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive...
Press a or b to choose 2.PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 2.Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Paper Size Press Menu.
Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour Brightness Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 2.PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 5.Brightness. Press OK. Press a or b to make a lighter or darker print. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Contrast You can select the contrast setting.
Chapter 4 Cropping If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part of the image will be automatically cropped. The default setting is On. If you want to print the whole image, turn this setting to Off. Press Menu.
Scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive You can scan monochrome and colour documents into a memory card or USB Flash memory drive. Monochrome documents will be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF file formats (*.TIF). Colour documents may be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or JPEG (*.JPG) file formats.
USB Flash memory drive that is not supported has been connected to the USB direct interface (For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.). This message can also appear if you connect a broken device to the USB direct interface.
Printing photos from a camera Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera Your Brother machine supports the PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any PictBridge compatible digital camera. If your camera supports the USB Mass Storage standard, you can also print photos from a digital camera without PictBridge.
Chapter 5 Printing Images Note Remove any memory cards or USB Flash memory drive from the machine before connecting a digital camera. Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the USB direct interface (1) port on the machine using the USB cable.
Printing photos directly from a digital camera (without PictBridge) If your camera supports (and is currently using) the USB Mass Storage standard, you can connect your camera in storage mode. This enables you to print photos from your camera. If you would like to print photos in PictBridge mode, see Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera on page 39.
Chapter 5 Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using PictBridge, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Out of Memory This message will appear if you are working with images that are too large for the machine's memory.
® ® (For Macintosh Make sure your Macintosh on. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Documentation icon. Double-click your language folder, and then double-click the top page file.
Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
• Do not connect your machine to electrical sockets on the same circuit as large appliances or other equipment that might disrupt the power supply. • Avoid interference sources, such as speakers or the base units of non-Brother cordless phones.
To use the machine safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the inside of the machine, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the electrical socket. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock.
DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the scanner cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the paper tray under the output paper tray cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT touch the paper feed roller.
Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
13 Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them up. 14 Unplug this product from the power socket and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord is damaged or frayed.
If the product does not operate normally when the operating instructions are followed, adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions. Incorrect adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal operation.
Legal limitations for copying It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete list. We suggest you check with relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document.
If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
Printing (continued) Difficulty Printed text or images are skewed. Smudged stain at the top center of the printed page. Printing appears dirty or ink seems to run. Stains appear on the reverse side or at the bottom of the page. The machine prints dense lines on the page.
Quick Setup Guide. Also, before you start FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must make sure your Brother machine is turned On and connected to your computer. This will allow you to access all the functions of FaceFilter Studio.
As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your machine identifies the error and shows an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most errors by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Error Message Cause An ink cartridge is not installed No Cartridge properly. The memory card or USB Flash No File memory drive in the media drive does not contain a .JPG file. The machine is out of paper or No Paper Fed paper is not properly loaded in the paper tray.
Please Disconnect has been connected to the USB USB Device. direct interface. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. Changing LCD language You can change the LCD language. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 0.Initial Setup.
Printer jam or paper jam Take out the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Open and close the scanner cover to clear the error. Pull the paper tray (1) out of the machine. Pull out the jammed paper (1) and press Stop/Exit.
Put the Jam Clear Cover back on. Make sure the Cover is set properly. Lift the scanner cover (1) from the front of the machine until it locks securely into the open position. Make sure that there is no jammed paper left inside the machine.
Note If the protective yellow caps come off when you open the bag, the cartridge will not be damaged. Each colour has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. brother...
Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother Branded cartridges or the refilling of empty cartridges with ink from other sources.
Cleaning the outside of the machine CAUTION Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the outside surface of the machine. DO NOT use cleaning materials that contain ammonia. DO NOT use isopropyl alcohol to remove dirt from the control panel.
Cleaning the machine printer platen WARNING Unplug the machine from the electrical socket before cleaning the printer platen (1). Clean the machine printer platen (1) and the area around it, wiping off any scattered ink with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.
The machine cleans the print head. When cleaning is finished, the machine will go back to standby mode automatically. Note If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, call your Brother dealer.
Checking the print alignment You may need to adjust the print alignment. If after transporting the machine your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded then adjustments may need to be made. Press Ink Management. Press a or b to choose Test Print. Press OK.
Machine Information Checking the serial number You can see the machine’s serial number on the LCD. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 4.Machine Info.. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 1.Serial No.. Press OK. XXXXXXX Press Stop/Exit. Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Packing and shipping the machine...
CAUTION If you are not able to find the yellow protective parts, DO NOT remove the ink cartridges before shipping. It is essential that the machine be shipped with either the yellow protective parts or the ink cartridges in position. Shipping without them will cause damage to your machine and may void your warranty.
Menu and Features On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine has to offer. Since your programming is done on the LCD, we have created step-by-step on-screen instructions to help you program your machine.
To access the menu mode: Press Menu. Choose an option. You can scroll more quickly through each menu level by pressing a or b for the direction you want. 1.Copy 2.PhotoCapture 3.Print Reports 4.Machine Info. 0.Initial Setup Press OK when that option appears on the LCD.
Choose & OK to accept Options Descriptions Sets the type of paper in Plain Paper* the paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency Sets the size of the paper Letter in the paper tray. Legal 10x15cm Chooses the copy...
G:-nonnn+ G:-onnnn+ Adjusts the amount of B:-nnnno+ Blue in copies. B:-nnnon+ B:-nnonn+* B:-nonnn+ B:-onnnn+ Selects the print quality. Normal Photo* Selects the paper type. Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* Selects the paper size. Letter 10x15cm* 13x18cm Page...
Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections — 2.PhotoCapture 4.Print Size (Continued) — 5.Brightness — 6.Contrast 7.Color Enhance Enhance:On Enhance:Off* The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Menu and Features Options Descriptions Selects the print size. 10 x 8cm (Appears when A4 or 13 x 9cm Letter is selected in the...
Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections — 2.PhotoCapture 8.Cropping (Continued) — 9.Borderless 0.Scan to Media 1.Quality (When a memory card or USB Flash memory drive is inserted) 2.B/W File Type TIFF* 3.ColorFile Type — 3.Print Reports 1.Help List — 2.User Settings —...
Print media Paper Input Paper Output Use only transparencies recommended for inkjet printing. For glossy paper or transparencies, we recommend removing printed pages from the output paper tray immediately after they exit the machine to avoid smudging. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 12. Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper...
Document Size Copy Speed Multiple Copies Enlarge/Reduce Resolution Based on Brother standard pattern (Fast mode/Stack Copy). Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document. Yes/Yes Scanner Glass Width: Max. 216 mm Scanner Glass Height: Max. 297 mm (DCP-135C) Monochrome: Up to 5 pages/minute (A4 paper)
PhotoCapture Center™ Note The DCP-135C only supports USB Flash memory drive. Available Media Resolution File Extension (Media Format) (Image Format) Number of Files Folder Borderless Memory cards, adapters and USB Flash memory drive are not included. xD-Picture Card™ Conventional Card from 16MB to 512MB xD-Picture Card™...
PictBridge Compatibility Interface Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001. Visit http://www.cipa.jp/pictbridge for more information. PictBridge (USB) Port Specifications...
XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) Yes/Yes ®...
2000 and SP2 or higher for ® ® Presto! PageManager on the CD-ROM supports Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher. For Mac OS ® X 10.2.4-10.3.8 Presto! PageManager available as a download from the Brother Solutions Center. Supported Minimum Interface Functions Processor Printing, ® Intel...
Consumables <Magenta> LC37M What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother. The name "Innobella™" derives from the words "Innovation" and "Bella" (meaning "Beautiful" in Italian) and is a representation of the "innovative" technology providing you with "beautiful" and "long lasting"...
Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. Brightness Changing the Brightness makes the whole image lighter or darker. Contrast Setting to compensate for dark or light...
Index ® ® Apple Macintosh See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Cleaning paper pick-up roller ...65 print head ...66 printer platen ...65 scanner ...64 Consumable items ...85 Control panel overview ... 6 ControlCenter See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.
size ...12 type ...12 PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM and PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR How-to-Guides..PhotoCapture Center™ Borderless ...36 ® CompactFlash ...28 Cropping ...36 DPOF printing ...33 from PC See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.
Warranty & Repair – For details about warranty on your Brother Product, the details are listed on the following link: www.brother.com.au under Warranty. For warranty service (repair) of your Brother product you will need to retain a copy of your sales docket and contact the Support Centre for location of the nearest Authorised Warranty Centre (AWC) Support –...
Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries. ARL/ASA/NZ...