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USER'S GUIDE
DCP-330C
DCP-540CN

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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-330C DCP-540CN...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Brother Numbers

    FAQs (frequently asked questions) The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your Digital Copier needs. You can download the latest software documents and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips, and learn how to get the most from your Brother product.
  • Page 4: Ordering Accessories And Supplies

    If you cannot find the accessory you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order accessories directly from Brother. (In the USA, you can visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother accessories and supplies that are available for purchase.)
  • Page 5: Usa And Canada

    LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), WILL BE LIMITED TO $50. Compilation and Publication Notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 6 Consumable and Accessory Items at no charge to you for parts or labor. The decision as to whether to repair or replace the Machine and/or accompanying Accessory Items is made by Brother in its sole ® -brand parts and serial Brother...
  • Page 7 You are then expected to pack the Machine that Brother agreed to replace in the package from the replacement Machine and return it to Brother using the pre-paid freight bill supplied by Brother in accordance with the instructions provided by Brother. Since you will...
  • Page 8 This warranty states Brother's entire liability and your exclusive remedy against Brother for any failure of the MFC/Facsimile machine to operate properly. Neither Brother nor anyone else involved in the development, production, or delivery of this MFC/Facsimile machine shall be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages, including lost profits, arising from the use of or inability to use the product, even if advised by the end user/purchaser of the possibility of such damages.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ... 2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide ... 2 Viewing Documentation ... 2 Accessing Brother Support (For Windows Control panel overview ... 6 LCD display screen ... 8 Basic Operations ... 8 Status LED indications ...
  • Page 10 Section II Copy Making copies How to copy ...28 Making a single copy ...28 Making multiple copies ...28 Stop copying ...28 Copy options ...28 Changing and quality ...29 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ...29 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (page layout) ...30 Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) ...31 Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Color...31 Paper options ...32...
  • Page 11 Replacing the ink cartridges ... 72 Cleaning the outside of the machine ...74 Cleaning the scanner... 75 Cleaning the machine printer platen ... 75 Cleaning the paper pick-up roller... 76 Cleaning the print head ... 76 Checking the print quality ... 77 Checking the print alignment ...78...
  • Page 12 Menu table ...81 Menu keys ...81 Menu table ...82 Specifications General ...89 Print media...91 Copy ...92 PhotoCapture Center PictBridge ...94 Scanner ...94 Printer ...95 Interfaces ...95 Computer requirements ...96 Consumable items ...97 Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN only) ...98 Glossary Index ® ...93...
  • Page 13: Section I General

    Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General setup...
  • Page 14: General Information

    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.
  • Page 15 If this window does not appear, use ® Windows Explorer to run the setup.exe program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM. Click User’s Guide to view the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide in HTML format. General Information...
  • Page 16 Chapter 1 Viewing Documentation ® (For Macintosh ® Turn on your Macintosh Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear. Double-click the Documentation icon. Double-click your language folder. Double-click the top page file to view the Software User’s Guide and Network...
  • Page 17: Accessing Brother Support (For Windows ® )

    Web support (Brother Solutions Center), Customer Service and Brother Authorized Service Centers on page i and on the Brother CD-ROM. Click Brother Support on the main menu. The following screen will appear: To access our web site (www.brother.com), click Brother Home Page.
  • Page 18: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview The DCP-330C and DCP-540CN have the same control panel keys. Note Most of the illustrations in this User’s Guide show the DCP-330C. 1 LCD (liquid crystal display) Displays messages on the screen to help you set up and use your machine.
  • Page 19 Normal 100% Plain Pap Letter Stop/Exit Stops an operation or exits from a menu. 6 On/Off You can turn the machine on or off. If you turn the machine off, it will still periodically clean the print head to maintain print quality.
  • Page 20: Lcd Display Screen

    Select & Press Press OK. Press a or b to choose Inkjet Paper. MENU Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Select & Press Press OK. You can see the current setting on the LCD: MENU General Setup...
  • Page 21: Status Led Indications

    Status LED indications The Status LED (light emitting diode) is a light that shows the status of the machine, as shown in the table. COPY Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce 100% Paper Type Plain Pap 20:48 Paper Size Letter Brightness DCP status Description Ready The DCP is ready for...
  • Page 22: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading documents You can make copies, and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) and from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) The ADF can hold up to 10 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard 20 lb (80 g/m ) paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.
  • Page 23: Using 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 Length: Up to 11.7 in. (297 mm) Width: Up to 8.5 in. (215.9 mm) Weight: Up to 4.4 lb (2 kg) How to load documents...
  • Page 24: Acceptable Paper And Other Media

    We recommend testing various paper types before buying large quantities. For best results, use the Brother paper. When you print on inkjet paper (coated paper), transparencies and glossy paper, be sure to choose the proper media in the ‘Basic’...
  • Page 25 1 0.08 in. (2 mm) or longer • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper • Paper already printed on by a printer • Paper that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked • Paper made with a short grain...
  • Page 26: Choosing The Right Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size 8 1/2 × 11 in. (216 × 279 mm) Cut Sheet Letter 8.3 × 11.7 in. (210 × 297 mm) 8 1/2 × 14 in. (216 × 356 mm) Legal Executive 7 1/4 ×...
  • Page 27 Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Plain Paper 17 to 32 lb (64 to 120 g/m Sheet Inkjet Paper 17 to 53 lb (64 to 200 g/m Glossy Paper Up to 58 lb (Up to 220 g/m Cards Photo 4"×6"...
  • Page 28: Loading Paper And Other Media

    Chapter 2 Loading paper and other media Note To print on Photo (4"×6") or Photo L (3.5"×5") paper, you must use the photo bypass tray. (See Loading photo paper on page 20.) Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 29 Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button as you slide out the front of the paper tray.
  • Page 30: Loading Envelopes And Post Cards

    Chapter 2 Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. While holding the paper tray in place, pull out the paper support (1) until it clicks and unfold the paper support flap (2). Note Do not use the paper support flap for Legal paper.
  • Page 31 How to load envelopes and post cards Before loading, press the corners and sides of the envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible. Note If the envelopes or post cards are ‘double- feeding,’ put one envelope or post card in the paper tray at a time.
  • Page 32: Loading Photo Paper

    Chapter 2 Loading photo paper Note In Canada the photo bypass tray is called the photo paper tray. Use the photo bypass tray, which has been assembled on the top of the output paper tray cover, to print on photo 4" × 6" and photo L 3.5"...
  • Page 33: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    Removing small printouts from the machine When the machine ejects small paper onto the output paper tray you may not be able to reach it. Make sure printing has finished, and then pull the tray completely out of the machine. Loading documents and paper...
  • Page 34: Printable Area

    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...
  • Page 35: General Setup

    General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 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. Note The machine ejects paper with printed surfaces face up onto the paper tray in front of the machine.
  • Page 36: Lcd Display

    Chapter 3 LCD display LCD Contrast You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and more vivid display. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the contrast setting. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup.
  • Page 37: Setting The Dim Timer For The Backlight

    Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight You can set how long the LCD backlight stays on after the last key press. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose LCD Settings.
  • Page 38 Chapter 3...
  • Page 39 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 40: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Making a single copy Load your document. (See Loading documents on page 10.) Press Black Start or Color Start. Making multiple copies You can make up to 99 copies. Load your document. Press + or - repeatedly until the number of copies you want appears (up to 99).
  • Page 41: Changing And Quality

    If you want to choose more settings, press a or b. Note You can save some of the settings that you use most often by setting them as default. These settings will stay until you change them again. (See Setting your changes as new default on page 33.) Changing and quality You can choose the copy quality.
  • Page 42: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    • If you are producing multiple color copies, N in 1 copy is not available. • If Brother Photo or Other Photo has been chosen in the Paper Type setting for N in 1 copies, the machine will print the images as if Plain paper had been chosen.
  • Page 43: Sorting Copies Using The Adf (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Poster (3 x 3) You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-540CN only) You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be stacked in reverse order. Load your document. Enter the number of copies you want. Press a or b to choose Stack/Sort.
  • Page 44: Paper Options

    Enter the number of copies you want. Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. If you do not want to change additional settings, press Black Start or Color Start.
  • Page 45: Setting Your Changes As New Default

    Setting your changes as new default You can save the copy settings for Quality, Paper Type, Brightness, Contrast and Color Adjust that you use most often by setting them as the default settings. These settings will stay until you change them again. Press a or b to choose your new setting.
  • Page 46 Chapter 4...
  • Page 47: Section Iii Walk-Up Photo Printing

    Section III Walk-up Photo Printing ® PhotoCapture Center PictBridge...
  • Page 48: Photocapture Center

    ® Macintosh in the Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.) ® ® Using media cards Your Brother machine includes media drives (slots) for use with popular digital camera media: CompactFlash Memory Stick Pro™, SecureDigital™, MultiMediaCard™ and xD-Picture Card™. ® CompactFlash SecureDigital™...
  • Page 49: Media Card Folder Structure

    Media card folder structure To avoid errors, remember the following points: The DPOF file on the media card must be in a valid format. (See DPOF printing on page 40.) The image file extension must be .JPG (Other image file extensions like .JPEG, .TIF, .GIF and so on will not be recognized).
  • Page 50: Entering Photocapture Mode

    Chapter 5 Entering PhotoCapture mode After you insert the media card, press the (PhotoCapture) key to illuminate it in green and display the PhotoCapture options on the LCD. The LCD shows: PHOTO View Photo(s) Print Index Print All Photos Print Photos Select &...
  • Page 51: Print Index (Thumbnails)

    Print Index (Thumbnails) ® The PhotoCapture Center assigns numbers for images (such as No.1, No.2, No.3, and so on). ® The PhotoCapture Center does not recognize any other numbers or file names that your digital camera or PC has used to identify the pictures.
  • Page 52: Print Photos

    Chapter 5 Print Photos Before you can print an individual image, you have to know the image number. Make sure you have put the media card in the proper slot. Press (PhotoCapture). Print the Index. (See Print Index (Thumbnails) on page 39.) Press a or b to choose Print Photos.
  • Page 53: Photocapture Center ® Print Settings

    (For Print All Photos, Print Photos) You can see the number of copies of each photo that will be printed. Menu Selections Options1 Print Quality Normal/Photo Paper Type Plain Paper/Inkjet Paper/ Brother Photo/Other Photo Paper Size Letter/A4/4"x 6"/5"x 7" Brightness Light Dark Contrast ®...
  • Page 54: Print Quality

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. 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. If you do not want to change additional settings, press Color Start to print.
  • Page 55: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Color

    Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Color Brightness Press a or b to choose Brightness. Press OK. Press a to make a lighter copy or press b to make a darker copy. Press OK. If you do not want to change additional settings, press Color Start to print.
  • Page 56: Cropping

    Chapter 5 Cropping If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part of the image will automatically be cropped. The factory setting is On. If you want to print the whole image, turn this setting to Off. Press a or b to choose Cropping.
  • Page 57: Scan To Card

    Scan to Card Entering Scan mode When you want to scan to card, press (Scan). The LCD shows: SCAN Scan to E-mail Scan to Image Scan to OCR Scan to File Scan to Card Select & Press Press a or b to choose Scan to Card. Press OK.
  • Page 58: Understanding The Error Messages

    Chapter 5 Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the ® PhotoCapture Center , you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Media Error This message will appear if you put in a media card that is either bad or not formatted, or when there is a problem with the media drive.
  • Page 59: Pictbridge

    PictBridge Your Brother machine supports the PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any PictBridge compatible digital camera. Before Using PictBridge PictBridge requirements To avoid errors, remember the following points: The machine and the digital camera must be connected using a suitable USB cable.
  • Page 60: Printing Images

    Chapter 6 Printing Images Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the PictBridge port (1) on the machine using the USB cable. 1 PictBridge port Note Remove any media cards from the machine before connecting the digital camera.
  • Page 61: Understanding The Error Messages

    Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the 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.
  • Page 62 Chapter 6...
  • Page 63: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 64: Software And Network Features

    (For Windows Note If you have not installed the software, see Viewing Documentation on page 2. From the Start menu, point to Brother, from the programs group, then click User’s Guide. Click SOFTWARE USER’S GUIDE (or NETWORK USER’S GUIDE) from the top menu.
  • Page 65 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 66: Safety And Legal

    • Do not connect your machine to electrical outlets 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.
  • Page 67: To Use The Machine Safely

    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 AC power outlet. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock.
  • Page 68 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the document cover or 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.
  • Page 69 Do not carry the machine by holding the scanner cover. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the AC power outlet. Call Brother Customer Service. (See Brother numbers on page i.) If metal objects, water or other liquids get inside the machine, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the AC power outlet.
  • Page 70: Important Safety Instructions

    WARNING • This product must be installed near an AC power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of an emergency, you must unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet to shut off the power completely. • Always make sure the plug is fully inserted. •...
  • Page 71 Brother Authorized Service Center, please call the following: In USA: 1-800-284-4357 In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER 15 Unplug this product from the AC power outlet and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: When the power cord is damaged or frayed.
  • Page 72: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Declaration Of Conformity (Usa Only)

    For protection against the risk of electrical shock, always disconnect all cables from the wall outlet before servicing, modifying or installing the equipment. Brother cannot accept any financial or other responsibilities that may be the result of your use of this information, including direct, special or consequential damages. There are no warranties extended or granted by this document.
  • Page 73: Industry Canada Compliance Statement (Canada Only)

    IMPORTANT Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. Industry Canada Compliance Statement (Canada only) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
  • Page 74: Trademarks

    Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © 2006 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 75: B Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    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 the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 76 In the printer driver Basic tab, click Settings, and uncheck Bi-Directional Printing. Check that the paper size setting in the application and in the printer driver are the same. Try changing the printer driver setting. The highest resolution needs longer data processing, sending and printing time.
  • Page 77: Copying Difficulties

    ADF. (DCP-540CN only) Scanning Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions TWAIN/WIA errors appear while Make sure the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver is chosen as the primary source. In scanning. PaperPort driver. Poor scanning results when using Try using the scanner glass. (See Using the scanner glass on page 11.) the ADF.
  • Page 78: Network Difficulties

    OK. Make sure if the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. ® <Windows users> Firewall setting on you PC may be rejecting the necessary network connection.
  • Page 79: Error Messages

    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 the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 80 Black Start or Color Start. Remove the paper and load it again and then press Black Start or Color Start. See Printer jam or paper jam on page 70. Printing operation in progress Reduce print resolution. (For details, see ®...
  • Page 81: Document Jam (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Document jam (DCP-540CN only) Documents can jam if they are not inserted or fed properly, or if they are too long. Follow the steps below to clear a document jam. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.
  • Page 82: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Printer jam or paper jam Take out the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Pull the paper tray (1) out of the machine. Pull out the jammed paper (1). Reset the machine by lifting the scanner cover from the front of the machine and then closing it.
  • Page 83 Lift the scanner cover (1) from the front side of the machine until it locks securely into the open position. Make sure that there is no jammed paper left in the corners of the machine. Note If the paper is jammed under the print head, unplug the machine from the power source, and then move the print head to take out the paper.
  • Page 84: Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Replacing the ink cartridges Your machine is equipped with an ink dot counter. The ink dot counter automatically monitors the level of ink in each of the 4 cartridges. When the machine detects an ink cartridge is running out of ink, the machine will tell you with a message on the LCD.
  • Page 85 Each color has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. brother Lift the lock release lever and push it until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover. If you replaced an ink cartridge, the LCD may ask you to verify that it was a brand new one.
  • Page 86: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the ink cartridges provided with your machine. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement ink cartridges. Use or attempted use of potentially incompatible ink and/or...
  • Page 87: Cleaning The Scanner

    WARNING Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet before cleaning the printer platen (1). If ink is scattered on or around the printer platen, wipe it off with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth. Clean the machine printer platen (1).
  • Page 88: Cleaning The Paper Pick-Up Roller

    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 Brother Customer Service. (See Brother numbers on page i.)
  • Page 89: Checking The Print Quality

    If ink is still missing, call Brother Customer Service. (See Brother numbers on page i.) CAUTION DO NOT touch the print head. Touching the print head may cause permanent damage and may void the print head's warranty.
  • Page 90: Checking The Print Alignment

    Checking the print alignment You may need to adjust the print alignment after transporting the machine if your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded. Press Ink. Press a or b to choose Test Print. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Alignment. Press OK.
  • Page 91: Machine Information

    Machine Information Checking the serial number You can see the machine’s serial number on the LCD. Press Menu. Press a or b to select Machine Info.. Press OK. Press a or b to select Serial No.. Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Packing and shipping the machine...
  • Page 92 Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Note If you are returning your machine to Brother as part of the Exchange Service, pack only the machine. Keep all separate parts and printed materials to use with your ‘Exchange’ machine.
  • Page 93: C Menu And Features

    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.
  • Page 94: Menu Table

    General Setup Paper Type Paper Size LCD Settings The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level 3 Options — Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Letter* Legal 4"x6" LCD Contrast Light Med* Dark...
  • Page 95 Level 1 Level 2 TCP/IP (DCP-540CN only) Setup Misc. Factory Reset The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level 3 Options BOOT Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Subnet Mask [000-255].
  • Page 96 Print Photos Print Settings Option 1 Option 2 Print Normal Quality Photo* Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level 3 Options — — — — — —...
  • Page 97 Option 1 Option 2 Paper Size Letter 4"x 6"* 5"x 7" Brightness Light Dark Contrast True2Life Off* Cropping Borderless Set New Default Factory Reset The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Option 3 Option 4 (When A4 or —...
  • Page 98 69% A4iA5 93% A4iLTR 97% LTRiA4 100%* 104% EXEiLTR 142% A5iA4 186% 4"x6"iLTR 198% 4"x6"iA4 200% Custom(25-400%) — Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Letter* Legal 4"x6" — Light Dark — Descriptions Page Choose the Copy resolution for your type of document.
  • Page 99 Level 1 Level 2 Color Adjust Green Blue — Stack/Sort (DCP-540CN only) — Page Layout — Set New Default — Factory Reset The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Level 3 Options — — — — Stack* Sort —...
  • Page 100 Scan ( Level 1 Option 1 Scan to E-mail — Scan to Image — — Scan to OCR — Scan to File Scan to Card 150 dpi Color* 300 dpi Color 600 dpi Color 200x100 dpi B/W 200 dpi B/W The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
  • Page 101: Specifications

    100 Sheets [20 lb (80 g/m Ink Jet Piezo with 94 × 1 nozzles Black: Color: Piezo with 94 × 3 nozzles AC 100 to 120V 50/60Hz (DCP-330C) Off Mode: Average 3 W Standby: Average 5 W Operating: Average 17 W...
  • Page 102 Temperature Humidity This depends on printing conditions. (DCP-540CN) 7.1 in. (180 mm) 15.9 lb (7.2 kg) (DCP-330C) 17.6 lb (8.0 kg) (DCP-540CN) Operating: 50 dB or less Operating: 50° F to 95° F (10 to 35° C) Best Print Quality: 68°...
  • Page 103: Print Media

    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 14. Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper...
  • Page 104: Copy

    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 ADF Width: 5.8 in. to 8.5 in. (148 mm to 215.9 mm) ADF Height: 5.8 in. to 14 in. (148 mm to 355.6 mm) Scanner Glass Width: Max.
  • Page 105: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center Available Media File Extension (Media Format) (Image Format) Color Enhancement Number of Files Folder Borderless xD-Picture Card™ Conventional Card from 16MB to 512MB xD-Picture Card™ Type M from 256MB to 1GB xD-Picture Card™ Type H from 256MB to 1GB Progressive JPEG format is not supported.
  • Page 106: Pictbridge

    XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001.
  • Page 107: Printer

    Third party USB ports are not supported for Macintosh See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM for detailed network specification. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP/Windows XP Professional x64 Edition driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability Brother Ink Driver ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater...
  • Page 108: Computer Requirements

    ® with Intel EM64T PowerPC 128MB G3/G4/G5, Ethernet Intel Core (DCP-540CN Solo/Duo only) 350 MHz For the latest driver updates, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ Recommended Available Hard Disk Space Drivers Applications 128MB 120MB 130MB 256MB 256MB 170MB...
  • Page 109: Consumable Items

    Consumable items The machine uses individual Black, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta ink cartridges that are separate from the print head assembly. Service Life of Ink The first time you install the ink cartridges the machine will use extra Cartridge ink to fill the ink delivery tubes. This is a one-time process that enables high quality printing.
  • Page 110: Network (Lan) (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Resolution, WINS DNS Resolver, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, FTP Server, mDNS, TELNET, SNMP ® and BRAdmin Light for Mac OS ® 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition ® Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater ® only). Also included is Brother ® X 10.2.4 or greater.
  • Page 111: Glossary

    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. ADF (automatic document feeder) The document can be placed in the ADF and scanned one page at a time automatically.
  • Page 112: Index

    Apple Macintosh See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Brother accessories and supplies ... ii Brother numbers ...i Customer Service ...i FAQs (frequently asked questions) ...i fax back system ... ii product support ...i Solutions Center ...i Warranties ... iii Cleaning paper pick-up roller ...76...
  • Page 113 LCD (liquid crystal display) ...81 Brightness ...24 Contrast ...24 Dim Timer ...25 Help List ...9 Off Timer ...25 ® Macintosh See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Maintenance, routine ...72 Menu Table ...81 Mode, entering PhotoCapture ... 7 Scan ... 7 Network Printing See Network User's Guide on...
  • Page 114 Reducing copies ...29 Reports Help List ...9 how to print ...9 User Settings ...9 Resolution copy ...92 print ...95 scan ...94 Safety Instructions ...58 Scannable area ...11 Scanning See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..Serial Number how to find... See inside front cover Shipping the machine ...79 Transparencies ...
  • Page 115 EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT LIMITATIONS (Canada only) NOTICE This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications.
  • Page 116 Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. Visit us on the World Wide Web These machines are made for use in the USA and Canada only. We cannot recommend using them overseas because the power requirements of your machine may not be compatible with the power available in foreign countries.

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