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Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please set up the printer while referring to the Quick
Setup Guide.
Please read this manual thoroughly before using the printer and keep the CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference
at all times.
Please visit our user support web site, Brother Solutions Center, at http://solutions.brother.com. You can download driver updates
and product information.
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  • Page 1 Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please set up the printer while referring to the Quick Setup Guide. Please read this manual thoroughly before using the printer and keep the CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
  • Page 2 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 3 Brother Customer Service has installed an easy to use Fax-Back System so you can get instant answers to common technical questions and product information for all Brother products. This is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use the system to send the information to any fax machine, not just the one you are calling from.
  • Page 4 Indicates notes and useful tips to remember when using the printer. Warning This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 39kg (86lbs). When you move or lift this printer, be sure at least 2 people lift it together. Warning The Fusing Unit becomes extremely HOT during operation. Wait until it...
  • Page 5 Do not remove or break open the printer’s safety interlocks. Warning Do not run the printer with the Top Cover, Front Cover and Rear Access Covers open and the interlocks removed. Warning Turn off the printer before replacing consumables.
  • Page 6 Caution Before you move or lift the printer, remove the Toner Cartridges, Waste Toner Pack, Oil Bottle and Fusing Unit to avoid spills. Be sure to keep the printer as level as possible. Damage caused by failure to remove the supplies will void your warranty.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Options Operating and Storage Environment CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Printer Driver Features in the PCL Printer Driver (Windows 95/98/Me Users Only) Features in the PS printer driver (Windows 95/98/Me users only) Software for networks Software for Windows Computers Software for Macintosh Computer...
  • Page 8 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER AUTOMATIC EMULATION SELECTION AUTOMATIC INTERFACE SELECTION PAPER HANDLING Print Media Cassette Feed Manual Feed CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION CONTROL PANEL BUTTONS Go button Job Cancel button Secure Print button Reprint button +, –...
  • Page 9 CompactFlash Card / HDD Card (HD-6G/HD-EX) RAM Expansion CHAPTER 6 TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING Error Messages Maintenance Messages Call Service Messages Paper Jams Q & A Setting Up the Printer Hardware Setting Up the Printer Paper Handling Printing Print Quality PRINTER TABLE OF CONTENTS 5-13 5-16...
  • Page 10 OCR Symbol Sets HP PCL Mode EPSON Mode IBM Mode HP-GL Mode Symbol Sets Supported by the Printer’s Intellifont Compatible Typefaces Symbol Sets Supported by the Printer’s TrueType™ and Type 1 Font Compatible, and Original Typefaces INDEX viii A-10 A-12...
  • Page 11 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 12 U.S. registered mark. NERGY The purpose of the International E energy-efficient office equipments. ® As an E Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets the E NERGY ® guidelines for energy efficiency. EN 60825 EN 61000-3-3 ®...
  • Page 13: Laser Notices

    Laser Safety (120 V Model Only) This printer is certified as a Class I laser product under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard according to the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968.
  • Page 14 REGULATIONS IEC 60825 Specification (220 - 240 V 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 required. This printer has a Class 3B Laser Diode that emits invisible laser radiation in the Scanner Unit. The Scanner Unit should not be opened under any circumstances.
  • Page 15: Safety Information

    Disconnect device This printer must be installed near a power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of emergencies, you must disconnect the power cord from the power outlet to shut off the power completely.
  • Page 16 Important If the mains plug supplied with this printer is not suitable for your socket outlet, remove the plug from the mains cord and fit an appropriate three pin plug. If the replacement plug is intended to take a fuse then fit the same rating fuse as the original.
  • Page 17: Chapter 1 Introduction

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 18: About This User's Guide

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION ’ ’ This manual acts as your guide to the setup and operation of your printer and covers the following topics: CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION provides an overview of the printer. Read this chapter first to get familiar with the printer.
  • Page 19 3. If you change the settings, particularly the emulation mode, the display messages change accordingly. • The paper size has been factory set to letter or A4, depending upon the final destination of the printer. Some display messages vary according to this setting. Chapter 2...
  • Page 20: About This Printer

    This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 39kg (86 lbs). To avoid injury when moving or lifting this printer, be sure to use at least two people. After unpacking the printer, check to see that you have all of the following...
  • Page 21 Depending on the country where you purchased the printer, the power cord may differ slightly from this diagram. Note Depending on the country you live in and the HL-2600CN series model purchased, you may have additional parts not listed above. Note We recommend keeping spares of the following consumables at all times.
  • Page 22: General View

    Control Panel Front Cover Power Button Rear Side Cover Paper Cassette Fig. 1-2 Controller Card Power Cord Connector Rear Access Cover Fig. 1-3 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Top Cover...
  • Page 23: Features

    This printer has the following standard features. 2400 DPI Class Resolution This printer prints at a default resolution of 600 dots per inch (dpi). You can achieve a higher print quality equivalent to 2400 dpi class resolution by utilizing these Brother technologies: High Resolution Control (HRC) and Color Advanced Photoscale Technology (CAPT).
  • Page 24: Three Interfaces

    It is fully compatible with the industry- standard bi-directional parallel interface. The Brother network board (NC-4100h) is factory installed in the HL- 2600CN, which enables you to use this printer in the TCP/IP, IPS/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, Banyan VINES, DEC LAT and NetBEUI environments.
  • Page 25: Five Emulation Modes

    This printer can emulate the Hewlett-Packard (PCL6 in monochrome printing) printers, PostScript ® (Brother BR-Script3) printers, the industry-standard HP-GL™ plotter as well as EPSON FX-850™ and IBM ® printing only). You can print with all application programs that support one of these printers.
  • Page 26 Fonts This printer has 66 scalable and 12 bitmapped fonts. The fonts that can be used will vary according to the selected emulation mode. In PCL mode, you can also print the 13 kinds of bar codes listed below. In BR-Script mode, the printer has 165 scalable fonts.
  • Page 27 The factory setting of the Power Save mode is ON so that it complies with the new EPA Energy Star specification.
  • Page 28 Ethernet 10/100BaseTX enables you to use the printer in the following environments: (TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, VINES, LAT, NetBEUI) Also, many useful utilities, such as BRAdmin Professional and Brother Network Printing software for the Network administrator, are included. For details of the utilities, see the documentation included on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 29: Options

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION The following options are available for this printer: Paper Handling Lower Tray Unit (LT-26CL) A lower tray unit expands the paper source capacity. You can load extra paper or different sizes of paper. You can load Letter, A4, B5 (JIS and ISO) or Executive size (176x250 to 215.9x297mm) paper into this cassette.
  • Page 30: Ram

    Do not share the same power circuit with other high-power appliances, particularly an air conditioner, copier or shredder. If you must use the printer with these appliances, we recommend that you use a voltage transformer or a high-frequency noise filter.
  • Page 31 Ambient temperature: Ambient humidity: Do not block the air exit on top of the printer. Do not place objects on top of the printer, especially on the air exit. Ensure that the printer Ozone Filter is installed at all times.
  • Page 32 Place the printer on a flat, horizontal surface. Keep the printer clean. Do not install the printer in a dusty place. Do not install the printer near an air conditioner. The following figure details the recommended area around the printer for proper ventilation, operation and maintenance.
  • Page 33: Chapter 2 Driver And Software

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE...
  • Page 34: Printer Driver

    Typically, this format is a printer command language or page description language. The printer drivers for the following operating systems are on the supplied CD-ROM. Printer driver updates can be downloaded from the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com. ®...
  • Page 35: Basic Tab

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE For more information, please see the on-line Help in the printer driver. You can also change settings by clicking the illustration on the left side of the tab. Basic Tab Select the Paper size, Multiple page, Orientation etc.
  • Page 36: Advanced Tab

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Advanced Tab Change the tab settings by clicking the following icons: Print Quality Duplex Watermark Page Setting Device Options...
  • Page 37: Print Quality

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Print Quality Select the Quality, Color matching mode, and Calibration settings. • You can change the Quality as follows: Normal Fine *CAPT (Color Advanced PhotoScale Technology) • You can change the Color Matching mode as follow: Match Monitor Photo Graphics...
  • Page 38: Page Setup

    Duplex To use duplex printing, you will need to install the optional Duplex unit onto your printer. If you select the duplex button, the dialogue box for making duplex settings will appear. Six types of duplex binding directions are available for each orientation.
  • Page 39: Device Options

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Device Options Set the following print function modes in this tab: Job Spooling Toner Save Mode Quick Print Setup Sleep Time Status Monitor Macro Administrator Insert Command/File Print Setting Print Setting (For monochrome only) Page Protection Print Date &...
  • Page 40 Job Spooling You can reprint a document without sending the data again from your PC (except for secure printing) because the printer will save data that you specify for reprinting. • Last job reprint: • Secure Print: • Public: Save the data without a password •...
  • Page 41: Accessories Tab

    This function detects the installed optional unit devices automatically and the available functions are reflected in the printer driver. When you press “Auto Detect,” options that are installed on the printer will be listed. You can manually add or delete options.
  • Page 42: Support Tab

    Support Tab • You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center. • You can see the printer driver version. • You can check the current driver settings. • You can print the Configuration page and Font page(s).
  • Page 43: Details Tab

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE For more information, please see the on-line Help in the printer driver. Details Tab Select the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using. Select the printer driver that you installed.
  • Page 44: Paper Tab

    Select the Paper size, Layout and Orientation. Select the Paper Source. When the Duplex unit is installed onto the printer, you will need to add the duplex unit as one of the installed options first (see Device Options Tab – Installable Options). Click on the More Options button to choose between Flip on Short edge, Flip on Long edge or None for Duplex printing.
  • Page 45: Graphics Tab

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Graphics Tab Set the print quality, etc. 2-12...
  • Page 46: Device Options Tab

    Device Options Tab You can change settings by clicking on a setting in the Printer features list box, then select a new value for that setting from the Change Settings for: xxxxx list box. Toner Save Mode Sleep Mode Media Type...
  • Page 47 Change Settings for: xxxx Job Spooling Because the printer will save data that you specify for reprinting, you can print a document without resending the data from your PC or sending the password again (except Secure printing).
  • Page 48: Software For Networks

    BRAdmin Professional BRAdmin professional is a utility for managing your Brother network enabled printers that are running under Windows 95/98/Me, Windows 2000 and Windows NT 4.0. It allows you to easily configure and check the status of your network-enabled printer.
  • Page 49: Driver Deployment Wizard

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE Driver Deployment Wizard Save time and effort by using the Brother Driver Deployment Wizard software to automate the installation and configuration of Brother networked printers in a TCP/IP environment. Use the Wizard to configure the printer TCP/IP settings and to specify the Printer driver to be used.
  • Page 50: Software For Windows Computers

    Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The opening screen appears automatically. Follow the instructions on the screen. Click the Install Software icon on the Menu screen. Click “Printer Driver”, and then follow the on screen instructions. The printer driver will complete the installation. 2-17...
  • Page 51: Software For Macintosh Computer

    CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE This printer supports Mac OS versions 8.6, 9.0, 9.04, 9.1, 9.2 and X. Apple LaserWriter 8 Driver The Apple LaserWriter Driver may have been installed with your system. It is also available at LaserWriter 8 version 8.6.5 and 8.7 have been tested for use with the Brother HL-2600CN.
  • Page 52: Installing The Printer Driver For Macintosh

    Turn ON your Macintosh computer. Turn OFF your printer. Connect one end of the network cable to your printer and the other end to a free port on your hub. CHAPTER 2 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE...
  • Page 53 Open the Applications folder. Open the Utilities folder. Open the Print Center icon. Click the Add Printer button. Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT and then click the Add button. (xxxxxx is the last six digits of the Ethernet address. For more information, see Chapter 7 of the Network User’s Guide.)
  • Page 54: Printer Settings

    The printer settings have been set at the factory before shipment. They are called “Factory settings.” Although you can operate the printer with these factory settings unchanged, you can tailor the printer with user settings. Please see “List of Factory Settings” in Chapter 4.
  • Page 55: Chapter 3 Before Working With The Printer

    CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER...
  • Page 56: Automatic Emulation Selection

    BR-Script 3 HP-GL EPSON FX-850 To get the most out of this laser printer, we recommend that you use the Brother BR-Script 3 emulation. The printer is set to the HP color printer emulation (PCL5C) mode automatically. Since PCL5C mode takes the highest priority in the automatic emulation selection, in most cases you can start using the printer as it is with the factory settings.
  • Page 57 • The EPSON or IBM emulation mode priority must be selected, because the printer cannot distinguish between them. Since the factory setting is EPSON emulation mode, you might need to select the IBM emulation mode by using the control panel to access the EMULATION menu in SETUP mode.
  • Page 58: Automatic Interface Selection

    PARALLEL menu in INTERFACE mode. For more information, see Chapter 4. Since the automatic interface selection mode has been factory set to ON, simply connect the interface cable to the printer. (Note: Always turn off both your computer and printer when connecting or disconnecting the cable).
  • Page 59: Paper Handling

    CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER Paper Size THE STANDARD PAPER CASSETTE Since the Paper Cassette is a universal type, you can use any of the paper sizes listed below. The cassette can hold up to 250 sheets of paper (75 or 20 lbs.) or up to 15 envelopes (paper can be loaded up to the top...
  • Page 60 Other Sizes: 104.8 mm - 215.9 mm (4.1” - 8.5”) wide, 220 mm - 355.6 mm (8.7” - 14”) long [Weight = 64 to 163 g/m CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER (18 to 28 lbs)] (24 to 28 lbs)], and the maximum...
  • Page 61 Plain Paper: A4, Letter, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, Legal • Other Sizes: 104.8 mm - 215.9 mm (4.1” - 8.5”) wide, SUITABLE PAPER SPECIFICATIONS The following paper specifications are suitable for this printer. Item Basis Weight (g/m Thickness (µm) Smoothness (Bekk)
  • Page 62 Cut Sheet: Legal, Letter, A4, Cassette (LC-26LG) Envelopes: COM10, DL Transparencies: A4, letter Other Sizes: 104.8-215.9mm Optional Cut Sheet: Legal, Letter, A4, Duplex Unit (DX-2600) CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER B5(JIS/ISO), Executive, wide (4.1”-8.5”) 220-297mm long (8.7”-11.7”) B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive B5(JIS/ISO), Executive wide (4.1”-8.5”)
  • Page 63: Recommended Paper

    To get the best output quality and to avoid any damage, use smooth white paper. • We recommend that you test paper, especially special sizes and types of paper, on this printer before purchasing large quantities. • Print quality will vary depending on the paper being used. Note Do not load Envelopes, Transparencies, Labels or Thick Stock (29lb or more) into the Optional Lower Tray Unit.
  • Page 64: Printable Area

    Printable Area The Printable Area depends on the settings in your application. The figure below shows the physical printable area and non-guaranteed print area for the various types of paper that can be used with this printer. Cut Sheets Unprintable Area...
  • Page 65 CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER Envelopes Avoid using envelopes with the following characteristics: Glossy or shiny surfaces • Protective cover on the • envelopes’ adhesive parts Sealing flaps that have not • been folded at purchase Sealing flaps as shown below •...
  • Page 66 • Print quality may vary among different styles of envelopes. Prior to purchasing large quantities, it is a good idea to test the envelopes you plan to use. CHAPTER 3 BEFORE WORKING WITH THE PRINTER Fig. 3-3 Feeding Direction 3-11...
  • Page 67: Cassette Feed

    If your application software supports paper size selection on the print menu, you can select it through the software. If your application software does not support it, you can set the paper size with the printer driver or by using the control panel.
  • Page 68: Manual Feed

    Since this printer does not have a manual feed or multi purpose tray, you cannot manually feed irregular sized paper. However, this printer has a special “Manual Feed” mode using Tray 1 (upper tray) to accommodate non-standard paper sizes. You can select this mode with the printer driver or the control panel.
  • Page 69: Chapter 4 Control Panel Operation

    CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION...
  • Page 70: Control Panel

    This printer has one liquid crystal display (LCD), eight buttons and four LEDs on the control panel. The display can show various messages with up to 16 characters in two rows. The LEDs light to indicate the current printer status.
  • Page 71: Buttons

    CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION You can control the basic printer operations and change various printer settings with the 8 buttons (Go, Set, Back). Job Cancel Secure Print Reprint Menu Cancel, Exit from the control panel menu, Reprint settings and Error messages.
  • Page 72: Go Button

    PAUSE. During PAUSE, the printer is in the off-line state. Notes When the printer is in PAUSE, you can choose not to print the remaining data by pressing Job Cancel. Press Go to clear the PAUSE and return the printer to the “READY” state.
  • Page 73: Secure Print Button

    CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION This function makes it possible to submit a print job to the printer and have that job print only when you interact with the printer via the control panel, or via a web browser. This functionality allows you to print secure data to be printed only while you are at the printer.
  • Page 74: Reprint Button

    Reprint. Also, if you have created a document that you wish to share with colleagues, simply spool the document to a non-secure area of the printer. This document can then be re-printed by anyone who is on the network or at the printer control panel.
  • Page 75: Reprinting The Last Job

    If you want to cancel Reprinting, press the Job Cancel key. • If the printer does not have enough memory to spool the print job data, it will print only the last page of the data. We recommend that you expand the memory when you want to reprint a large amount of data.
  • Page 76 Use the control panel to turn the REPRINT function ON in SETUP mode. Notes If you are using the driver supplied with the printer, the settings for spooling jobs in the printer driver will take priority over the settings made using the control panel. For more information, see Press Reprint.
  • Page 77: Printing Proof Data

    • If there is data in the job information that cannot be displayed on the LCD, the display shows “?”. • For more information about the settings in the printer driver, see Spooling” in Chapter “Operations for printing chapter. “Job...
  • Page 78: Printing Public Data

    The printer will not print a PUBLIC document when you send it to the printer. You must print using the control panel of the printer or connect to the printer through a web browser.
  • Page 79: Printing Secure Data

    Printing SECURE Data Secure documents are password protected and only those people that know the password will be able to print the document. The printer will not print the document when you send it for printing; to print the document you must print using the control panel of the printer (with password) or connect to the printer using a web browser.
  • Page 80 Input your password. Press to set the password Press or Reprint. If you press Go, the display shows “PRESS SET TO PRINT.” 4-11 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION NO DATA STORED The printer will exit this menu after a time out period.
  • Page 81 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION When there is no reprint data in memory If the printer does not have reprint data in the buffer memory and you press Reprint, the LCD shows “NO DATA STORED.” To delete the job Using the control panel, select the ‘DELETE STORAGE’ submenu under the SETUP menu.
  • Page 82: Buttons

    – when the printer is in the on-line state, it goes off-line allows you to scroll forward or backward through the when the printer is in the on-line state, it goes off-line and 4-13 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION or –.
  • Page 83: Back Button

    Since the asterisk indicates your selection, you can easily find the current settings as you scroll through the display. when the printer is in the on-line state, it goes off-line and Back to select a setting, an asterisk appears briefly at the end...
  • Page 84: Leds

    The lamp lights or blinks to indicate the current printer status. READY LED Blinking POWER LED ALARM LED DATA LED Blinking Ready to print Printing Warming up Off-line The printer power is on. The printer power is off. An error has occurred in the printer.
  • Page 85: Lcd Display

    The display shows the current printer status. When you use the control panel, the display will change. If you take the printer off-line, the display changes to show the selected emulation. If any problems occur, the display shows the corresponding error message, maintenance message, or call service message to prompt you to take an action.
  • Page 86: Lcd Messages

    The message on the LCD display shows the current printer status during normal operation as shown below. READY The ! marks indicate the status of the toner in the Toner Cartridges (K: Black, C: Cyan, M: Magenta, Y: Yellow). When the ! mark blinks (#), the indicated color toner is nearly empty.
  • Page 87: Printer Status Messages

    CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION Printer Status messages The following table shows the printer status messages that are displayed during normal operation: READY PROCESSING SLEEP PRINTING PROGRAMING-WAIT SELF TEST PAUSE NOW INITIALIZING WARMING UP RAM SIZE=xxMB JOB CANCELLING RESOLUTION ADAPT...
  • Page 88: How To Use The Control Panel

    When you operate the following basic steps: • If no control panel operations are performed for 30 seconds, the LCD automatically returns to READY. • When you press end of the display. After that, the display returns to the previous menu level.
  • Page 89 SOURCE SOURCE =AUTO SOURCE =TRAY1 SOURCE =TRAY1 Press any of the Menu buttons the printer off-line. Press – to scroll forward or backward through the menus. Press to proceed to the next menu level. Press Set. Press +. Press Set.
  • Page 90 Notes The LCD panel descriptions for the paper trays are as follows. • Upper paper tray: Tray 1 • Optional lower tray: Tray 2 • Optional duplex unit: DX There are 8 modes. For more information about the selections available for each mode, refer to the pages listed below.
  • Page 91 Description Printer serial number. ROM firmware version ROM date Network firmware version (Network users only) Network Build date (Network users only) Engine Firmware version The size of memory in this printer. =###### C=#####, M=#####, Y=#####, K=#####, TOTAL=##### =###### =###### =######...
  • Page 92 PAPER =AUTO/TRAY 1/TRAY 2 SOURCE =OFF/ON MANUAL FEED =B5/JIS B5/COM-10/DL/EXECUTIVE TRAY1 SMALL SIZE =B5/EXEC/JISB5 TRAY2 SMALL SIZE =OFF/ON(LONG BIND)/ON(SHORT BIND) DUPLEX QUALITY =MEDIUM/DARK/OFF/LIGHT HRC: High Resolution Control offers improved print quality of characters and graphics that conventional laser printers cannot attain. =OFF/ON TONER SAVE 4-23...
  • Page 93 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION SETUP = ENGLISH/FRANÇAIS /… LANGUAGE =ON/OFF POWER SAVE =1 MIN:99 MIN POWER SAVE TIME =OFF/ON AUTO CONTINUE =OFF/ON LOCK PANEL Turn the lock panel function ON/OFF. PASS NO.=### =ON/OFF REPRINT =AUTO/OFF/LETTER/LEGAL/A4 PAGE PROTECTION =AUTO(EPSON)/AUTO(IBM)/HP LASER JET/… . EMULATION =OFF/ON KEEP PCL...
  • Page 94 SETUP (Continued) Delete the data on the CompactFlash card or HDD. DELETE STORAGE Submenu SECURE FILE PUBLIC FILE PROOF FILE DATA ID (HD) DATA ID (CF) MACRO ID (HD) MACRO ID (CF) FONT ID (HD) FONT ID (CF) FORMAT ID (HD) FORMAT ID (CF) =YY/MM/DD hh:mm TIME STYLE...
  • Page 95: Print Menu

    You can check the total number of printed pages. COPIES Shows the number of printed pages. (1:999) This printer can print pages in portrait or landscape orientation. ORIENTATION PORTRAIT or LANDSCAPE This printer can be adjusted to align the page format.
  • Page 96 Line feed and carriage return occur when the printer reaches the right margin. =ON/OFF Line feed and carriage return occur when the printer position reaches the bottom margin. =#### Set the left margin at column 0 to 126 columns at 10 cpi.
  • Page 97 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION PRINT MENU (Continued) EPSON FX-850 FONT NO. FONT PITCH CHARACTER SET TABLE PRINT AUTO LF AUTO MASK LEFT MARGIN RIGHT MARGIN TOP MARGIN BOTTOM MARGIN LINES =I0000:##### =###.## PC-8/… Set the symbol set or the character set. Print code table.
  • Page 98 PRINT MENU (Continued) IBM PROPRINTER FONT NO. FONT PITCH CHARACTER SET TABLE PRINT AUTO LF AUTO CR AUTO MASK LEFT MARGIN RIGHT MARGIN TOP MARGIN BOTTOM MARGIN LINES =I0000:##### =###.## PC-8/… Set the symbol set and the character set. Print code table. =OFF/ON ON: CR!CR+LF, OFF: CR!CR...
  • Page 99 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION PRINT MENU (Continued) HP-GL CHAR SET(STD) CHAR SET(ALT) PEN # SIZE PEN # GRAY BR-SCRIPT ERROR PRINT CAPT =#### =#### PEN 1 to 6 (Set size and gray percentage for the selected pen.) PEN 1 to 6 15, 30, 45, 75, 90 or 100 % (# is the selected pen number) =OFF/ON...
  • Page 100 NETWORK (Network Users Only) TCP/IP Submenu TCP/IP ENABLE IP ADDRESS= SUBNET MASK= GATEWAY= IP BOOT TRIES IP METHOD NETWARE NETWARE ENABLE NET FRAME =ON/OFF APPLETALK =ON/OFF NETBEUI =ON/OFF DLC/LLC =ON/OFF BANYAN =ON/OFF =ON/OFF NETBIOS/IP =AUTO/100B-FD/100B-HD/10B-FD/10B-HD ENET Description =ON/OFF ###.###.###.### ###.###.###.### ###.###.###.### =AUTO/STATIC/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP =ON/OFF...
  • Page 101 You need to set the time out period for the auto interface selection. = Level1:15 INPUT BUFFER Increase or decrease the input buffer capacity. When using the parallel interface PARALLEL Submenu HIGH SPEED BI-DIR RESTART PRINTER? Description =ON/OFF Turns high-speed parallel communications ON/OFF. =ON/OFF Turns bi-directional parallel communications ON/OFF. 4-32...
  • Page 102: Reset Menu

    RESET MENU Resets the printer and restores all printer settings – including command RESET PRINTER settings – to the settings you have previously made using the control panel. Resets the printer and restores all printer default settings – including FACTORY RESET command settings.
  • Page 103: Set Date And Time

    CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION Set Date and time --MENU-- INFORMATION --MENU-- SETUP SETUP DATE&TIME DATE&TIME YEAR YEAR =1999 YEAR =2000 YEAR =2000 DATE&TIME YEAR DATE&TIME MONTH DATE&TIME 2000/04/25 10:22 Press – until “SETUP” mode appears. Press Set. Press Set. Press Set.
  • Page 104: Set Ip Address

    Set IP Address --MENU-- INFORMATION --MENU-- NETWORK NETWORK TCP/IP TCP/IP TCP/IP ENABLE TCP/IP IP ADDRESS= IP ADDRESS= 192.0.0.192 IP ADDRESS= 123.0.0.192 IP ADDRESS= 123.45.67.89 IP ADDRESS= 123.45.67.89 Press Press Set. Press Set. Press Press Set. The last digit in the first part of the number is blinking. Press –...
  • Page 105: About Emulation Modes

    Using this mode will allow your printer to operate at its optimum performance with those applications. BR-Script3 Mode BR-Script is an original Brother page description language and a PostScript language emulation interpreter. This printer supports level 3.
  • Page 106 HP-GL Mode The HP-GL mode is the emulation mode in which this printer emulates the Hewlett-Packard plotter model HP-7475A. Many graphics and CAD applications support this type of plotter. Use this mode for optimum performance when printing from those types of applications.
  • Page 107: List Of Factory Settings

    PAGE COUNTER and local language for display messages. • The COPY setting is always restored to the factory setting when the printer is turned off and on again. • It is not possible to reset the NETWORK settings using the control panel. If...
  • Page 108 PAPER SOURCE MANUAL FEED DUPLEX QUALITY TONER SAVE SETUP LANGUAGE POWER SAVE TIME AUTO CONTINUE LOCK PANEL REPRINT PAGE PROTECTION EMULATION KEEP PCL RAMDISK SIZE TIME STYLE MEDIA TYPE PRINT MENU PAPER COPIES ORIENTATION PRINT POSITION AUTO FF TIME FF SUPPRESS =AUTO =OFF =OFF...
  • Page 109 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION PRINT MENU HP LASERJET (Continued) EPSON FX-850 FONT NO.=59 FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00 SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=PC8 AUTO LF=OFF AUTO CR=OFF AUTO WRAP=OFF AUTO SKIP=ON LEFT MARGIN=#### RIGHT MARGIN=#### TOP MARGIN=#### BOTTOM MARGIN=#### LINES=#### FONT NO.=59 FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00 SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=US ASCIF AUTO LF=OFF AUTO MASK=OFF...
  • Page 110 PRINT MENU IBM PROPRINTER (Continued) HP-GL BR-SCRIPT NETWORK TCP/IP FONT NO.=59 FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00 SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=PC8 AUTO LF=OFF AUTO CR=OFF LEFT MARGIN=#### RIGHT MARGIN=#### TOP MARGIN=#### BOTTOM MARGIN=#### LINES=#### CHAR SET(STD)=#### CHAR SET(ALT)=#### PEN # SIZE PEN # GRAY ERROR PRINT=OFF CAPT=OFF TCP/IP ENABLE=ON IP METHOD=AUTO...
  • Page 111 CHAPTER 4 CONTROL PANEL OPERATION NETWORK NETWARE (Continued) APPLETALK NETBEUI DLC/LLC BANYAN NETBIOS/IP ENET INTERFACE SELECT AUTO IF TIME INPUT BUFFER PARALLEL NETWARE ENABLE=ON NET FRAME=AUTO =AUTO =AUTO =LEVEL 3 HIGH SPEED=ON BI-DIR=ON 4-42...
  • Page 112: Chapter 5 Maintenance

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 113: Replacing The Consumables

    Periodically, you will need to replace the following consumables. When the time comes to replace consumables, the following messages will appear on the LCD panel. The printer will stop printing when the following Operator Call Messages are displayed: LCD Operator Call Message...
  • Page 114 The following are Maintenance Messages that appear on the LCD in the READY state. These messages provide advanced warnings to replace the consumables before they run out. To avoid any inconvenience, you may wish to purchase spare consumables before the printer stops printing. LCD Operator Call Message READY ! "...
  • Page 115 The following are Maintenance Messages that appear alternatively with the “READY” message on the upper row of the LCD when the printer is in the READY state. These messages advise you that you will need to replace each of the consumables as soon as possible, since the consumable end of life has been reached.
  • Page 116 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Note The starter toner cartridges shipped with the printer contain only half the normal amount of toner. (6,000 pages (Black) and 3,600 pages (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow). *2 - For example, if the Cyan and Magenta toner cartridges are almost empty, the indication will be “"...
  • Page 117: Toner Cartridges

    Toner Nearly Empty Message Check printed pages, page counter, and display messages periodically. If the " indicator starts blinking (!), the printer has nearly run out of toner or the toner is not evenly distributed inside the cartridge. READY *K stands for Black, C stands for Cyan, M stands for Magenta and Y stands for Yellow.
  • Page 118: Replacing The Toner Cartridges

    Note ! To ensure optimum print quality, use genuine Brother toner cartridges. Third party toner cartridges may not work in your printer. ! To obtain genuine Brother supplies, consult the dealer where you purchased the printer.
  • Page 119 Insert the new Toner Cartridge(s) by positioning it in the correct guide(s). Slide it gently into the printer. Do not try to lock or push the new Toner Cartridge(s) in; the new Toner Cartridge(s) must rest loosely in the guide rails, they will be correctly positioned when the front cover is closed.
  • Page 120 • The printer may be damaged or may not work correctly if you install consumables other than genuine Brother supplies or if you use refilled toner cartridges. This could void your warranty. • Do not stand the toner cartridge on its end or turn it upside down.
  • Page 121: Oil Bottle

    Oil Bottle Empty Message When the Oil completely runs out, the following message appears on the LCD panel and the printer stops printing. When you see this message, you must replace the Oil Bottle with a new one: OIL EMPTY...
  • Page 122 If you touch the HOT parts (shaded area shown below), you might get injured. Caution • Be careful not to spill oil inside the printer. It might cause considerable damage and void your warranty. If you spill some oil, consult your dealer or Brother authorized service representative. •...
  • Page 123: Replacing The Oil Bottle

    Oil Bottle and lift it out of the Fusing Unit. Move the bottle away from the printer to the right hand side. Be careful not to spill oil inside the printer. It could cause considerable damage to the printer.
  • Page 124 Install the new Oil Bottle into the Fusing Unit with the label facing you. The Oil Bottle is keyed to prevent incorrect installation. Lock the Oil Bottle Lock Levers securely. Close the Top Cover. Press the Power button to turn the printer On. Fig. 5-7 5-12...
  • Page 125: Fuser Cleaner

    When the following message appears on the LCD panel, you will need a replacement Fuser Cleaner Roller: REPLACE FCR !" READY Fuser Cleaner Change Message When the following message appears on the LCD and the printer stops printing, you must replace the Fuser Cleaner: CHANGE FCR Replace the cleaning roller...
  • Page 126: Replacing The Fuser Cleaner

    Fusing Unit has cooled sufficiently before replacing the Fuser Cleaner. If you touch the HOT parts, you might get injured. Press the Power button to turn the printer off, and then wait until it has cooled down sufficiently. Open the Top Cover.
  • Page 127 Lock the Fuser Cleaner with the Oil Bottle Lock Levers. Close the Top Cover. Press the Power button to turn the printer On. Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears.
  • Page 128: Waste Toner Pack

    NEAR WASTE TONER !" READY Waste Toner Pack Full Message When the Waste Toner Pack is full, the following message appears on the LCD and the printer will stop printing. When you see this message, you must replace the Waste Toner Pack: WASTE TONER...
  • Page 129 Open the Front Cover. Remove the Waste Toner Pack from the holder located at the lower right side of the printer. Be careful not to spill the toner. Peel off the sealing sticker on the left side of the Waste Toner Pack.
  • Page 130: Opc Belt Cartridge

    Do not expose the OPC Belt Cartridge to light (more than 800 lux) for more than 2 minutes. This could degrade print quality. Be sure to open the printer Front Cover BEFORE you open the Top Cover to handle the OPC Belt Cartridge.
  • Page 131: Replacing The Opc Belt Cartridge

    Replacing the OPC Belt Cartridge Press the Power button and turn the printer Off. Open the Front Cover and then open the Top cover. To release the lock, pull the green Belt Cartridge Lock Levers on both sides toward you.
  • Page 132 To lock the cartridge into the printer, press the Belt Cartridge Lock Levers that are on both sides of the OPC Belt Cartridge to the rear. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover.
  • Page 133 Press the Power button to turn the printer On. Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears. Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or – until “PARTS LIFE”...
  • Page 134: Ozone Filter

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Ozone Filter You will need to replace the Ozone Filter once a year to prevent ozone from coming out of the printer. Caution You must replace the Ozone Filter once a year. If you do not, it might cause a noticeable odor of Ozone.
  • Page 135: Fusing Unit

    Fusing Unit When the following message appears on the LCD panel, you must replace the Fusing Unit: REPLACE FUSER ! ! ! ! " " " " READY Warning The Fusing Unit and the parts around it are HOT! Be sure to wait until the Fusing Unit has cooled down sufficiently before replacing the Fusing Unit.
  • Page 136: Replacing The Fusing Unit

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Replacing the Fusing Unit Press the Power button to turn off the printer. Unplug the printer. To avoid injury, wait until the printer has cooled down sufficiently before you replace the Fusing Unit. Open the Top Cover.
  • Page 137 Caution When removing the Fusing Unit from the printer, be sure to keep the Fusing Unit flat, so oil will not spill. Considerable damage can occur if oil is spilled inside the printer. Remove the Oil Bottle and the Fuser Cleaner from the Fusing Unit.
  • Page 138 Heat Roller. Press the Power button to turn on the printer. Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears.
  • Page 139: 120k Kit

    For user replacement of the Drum Cleaner, Paper Discharger and Transfer Roller, please refer to the instructions found below. • We recommend that you contact your local Brother Authorized Dealer or Service Center for replacing the Paper Feeding Roller, Separator Pad and Transfer Drum.
  • Page 140: Drum Cleaner

    Drum Cleaner. Be sure to check how to connect these correctly by referring to the old Drum Cleaner before you begin replacement. Replacing the Drum Cleaner Press the Power button to turn the printer Off. Open the Top Cover. Remove the Drum Cleaner Cover.
  • Page 141 Plug the printer into the AC outlet. Press the Power button to turn on the printer. Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to set the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears.
  • Page 142: Paper Discharger

    Paper Discharger Caution Do NOT touch the charging wire! Replacing the Paper Discharger Press the Power button to turn the printer Off. Open the Rear Access Cover. Remove the Paper Discharger from the Transfer Unit by lightly pressing it down and then sliding it to the right to release it from the catches.
  • Page 143 Plug the printer into the AC outlet. Press the Power button to turn on the printer. Press any of the Menu button (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears.
  • Page 144: Replacing The Transfer Roller

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Replacing the Transfer Roller Press the Power button to turn the printer Off. Open the Rear Access Cover. Release the Transfer Roller Lock Levers on the right and left hand sides, and then lift the Levers to release the Transfer Roller.
  • Page 145 Spring Push down the Lock Lever to lock the Transfer Roller into place. Close the Rear Access Cover. Plug the printer into the AC outlet. Press the Power button to turn on the printer. Lock Levers Fig. 5-35 5-33 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Fig.
  • Page 146 120K service and the counter should not be reset until these additional parts are replaced. Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “RESET MENU” appears.
  • Page 147: Cleaning The Printer

    Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord. Remove the Paper Cassette from the printer. Wipe the printer body with a soft cloth to remove dust. Dip the cloth in water and wring it out thoroughly for cleaning. Note Use water for cleaning.
  • Page 148: Periodic Printer Cleaning

    Clean the Paper Guide with a dry soft cloth. If paper and foreign objects are stuck in the Paper Cassette, remove them. Install the Paper Cassette into the printer. Plug the power cord into the AC outlet, and then turn on the printer. Periodic Printer Cleaning Note When you clean the printer interior, pay attention to the following: •...
  • Page 149 Clean the printer interior as follows: Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord. Open the Rear Access Cover. Clean the Registration Roller and the Paper Pick-up Roller with a dry soft cloth to prevent paper jams. Caution Be sure not to break the Actuator while cleaning the Paper Pick-up Roller.
  • Page 150 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Remove the Paper Discharger from the Transfer Unit. Clean the Paper Discharger Case Housing with a dry cotton cloth. Clean the Corona Wire and the inside of the Paper Discharger Case with a dry cotton swab. Re-install the Paper Discharger into the Transfer Unit. Caution •...
  • Page 151 Open the Front Cover, and then open the Top Cover. To release the lock, pull the green Belt Cartridge Lock Levers on both sides toward you. Remove the OPC Belt Cartridge from the printer. Fig. 5-43 Fig. 5-44 Fig. 5-45...
  • Page 152 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Caution • Do not touch the OPC Belt surface with bare hands or gloves. • If the Belt is exposed for more than two minutes to a light source of 800 lux, the Belt may be damaged. Clean the OPC Belt Cartridge and the OPC Belt Cartridge Case with a dry cotton cloth.
  • Page 153 Remove all the Toner Cartridges from the printer. Use the fingers of both hands to hold the two knobs on the Dustproof Glass, and then remove it from the Laser Unit by lifting it up. Clean the surface of the Dustproof Glass with a dry cotton swab.
  • Page 154 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Re-install all the Toner Cartridges and the OPC Belt Cartridges. Close the Front Cover and the Top Cover. Caution • NEVER use Alcohol or other similar solvents for cleaning the dustproof glass, otherwise it will be a cause of image failure. 5-42...
  • Page 155: Repacking And Relocating The Printer

    This will void the printer’s warranty. • Before you ship or move the printer, be sure to take out the following items and place them in separate bags (do not place them in the printer carton):...
  • Page 156: How To Repack The Printer

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE How to Repack the Printer Press the Power button to turn the printer off. Unplug the printer. Remove the Waste Toner Pack, Toner Cartridges, Fusing Unit and OPC Belt Cartridge from the printer. Place them in their original packaging.
  • Page 157: Options

    When you lift the printer be sure to use the handholds located at the bottom four corners of the printer. Caution When moving or lifting this printer, be sure to keep the printer flat. To avoid spills, you must first remove the Toner Cartridges, Waste Toner Pack, Oil Bottle and Fusing Unit.
  • Page 158: Lower Tray Unit (lt-26cl)

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Place the Lower Tray Unit on a flat table, and then remove the protective parts. Pull out the Paper Cassette from the Lower Tray Unit, and then remove the tapes and the protective parts inside of the Cassette.
  • Page 159 Check the two alignment pins on the Lower Tray Unit. Use two people to lift the printer and place it onto the Lower Tray Unit. Be sure to use the handholds located at the bottom four corners of the printer. Check to ensure that the pins are correctly aligned into the printer.
  • Page 160 Insert the connection cable into the printer’s connector. Pull out the Upper Paper Cassette, and then connect the Lower Tray Unit with the printer by sliding the locking clip to the right on the top surface of the Lower Tray Unit.
  • Page 161 To level the tray unit, adjust the Anchor Feet located at the front and rear on the right hand side at the bottom of the Lower Tray Unit. The Anchor Foot moves up and down as it is turned. It is correctly adjusted when the Anchor Foot touches the work surface and the tray unit is level.
  • Page 162: How To Install The Duplex Unit

    When you lift the printer be sure to use the handholds located at the bottom four corners of the printer. Caution When moving or lifting this printer, be sure to keep the printer flat. To avoid spills, you must first remove the Toner Cartridges, Waste Toner Pack, Oil Bottle and Fusing Unit.
  • Page 163 Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Remove the Fuser Cover that is located at the rear top of the printer. Remove the Rear Caps (2 pieces) from the fuser unit. We recommend removing those caps with a coin or a screwdriver.
  • Page 164: Duplex Unit (dx-2600)

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Remove the Protective Parts as shown (do not remove ALL the Protective Parts of the Duplex Unit). Pull out the connection cable located at the bottom left hand side of the Duplex Unit. Use the handholds of the Duplex Unit to lift it up.
  • Page 165 Make sure that the Rear Cover of the Lower Tray Unit is closed. Secure the pawl of the Duplex Unit into the rectangular hole in the back of the printer. Open the Duplex Lower Cover and remove the protective parts.
  • Page 166 Inside Unit. Open the Duplex Cover Top Assembly and remove the protective parts from the Duplex Cover Top Assembly Securely connect the Duplex Unit and the Printer with the thumbscrews (2 pieces). Fig. 5-71 Fig. 5-72 Fig. 5-73 5-54...
  • Page 167 Connect the connector cable to the upper connector on the printer. Fit the left hand side cover of the Lower Tray Unit to the Lower Tray Unit. Plug in the printer and turn the printer on. Fig. 5-74 Fig. 5-75 Fig. 5-76 5-55...
  • Page 168: Compactflash Card / Hdd Card (hd-6g/hd-ex)

    CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE This printer has a slot for optional CompactFlash card. If you install an optional CompactFlash card or HDD card, you can save macros, print log and fonts on it, and also select your print job and reprint it through the network.
  • Page 169 To select fonts with the Control Panel setting menu, follow these basic steps: Press any of the Menu buttons (+, – , Set or Back) to take the printer Off Line. Press + or – until “INFORMATION” appears on the LCD display.
  • Page 170 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Font Number Use + or – on the Control Panel to select “PRINT MENU.” . Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or – to select: “HP LASERJET”, “EPSON FX-850”, or “IBM PROPRINTER” . Press the Set key to select the Emulation for the fonts you want to select;...
  • Page 171 Insert a CompactFlash card into the slot with the label facing you. Make sure it is inserted correctly. To remove the card, power the printer off and then pull the card out of the slot. Fig. 5-78 5-59 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 172 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Installing a HDD (Hard Disk Drive) Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Disconnect the interface cable from the printer. Unscrew the two screws securing the rear plate of the main controller board and pull out the main controller board.
  • Page 173 PCB. Connect the flat cable to the main controller board. Install the main controller board into the printer by sliding it into the guide rails. Fig. 5-82 Fig. 5-83 Fig. 5-84 5-61...
  • Page 174 CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE Secure the main controller board with the 2 screws. Reconnect the interface cable to the printer. Plug the power cord into the AC outlet, and then turn on the printer. Format the HD-6G/HD-EX from the control panel. See Chapter 4 for details.
  • Page 175: Ram Expansion

    This printer has 64 Mbytes of standard memory and 3 slots for optional expansion memory. The memory can be expanded by 384 Mbytes by installing commercially available dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs). (The standard memory fitted can vary depending on the printer model and the country.)
  • Page 176 To install DIMMs, follow these steps: Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Note Be sure to turn off the power to the printer before installing or removing the DIMMs. Unscrew the two screws...
  • Page 177 Secure the main controller board with the two screws. Reconnect the printer cable from your computer. Plug the power cord into the AC outlet and turn on the printer. To check whether the DIMM has been installed correctly, you may perform a Test Print “Print Configuration”...
  • Page 178: Chapter 6 Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER 6 TOURBLE SHOOTING...
  • Page 179: Troubleshooting

    If you cannot clear the problem, consult the dealer where you purchased the printer. Inform the dealer of the message number for quick troubleshooting. When any one of the following messages appears, the printer will stop operating. Error Message...
  • Page 180 Install the lower tray unit. NO TR ROLLER Install the transfer roller. ILLEGAL TONER Use only Brother genuine toner cartridge. NO TRAY 1/2 The indicated paper tray was not detected. Install it, or ensure that it is inserted correctly. SIZE ERROR T1/2 Specify the correct paper size for the indicated tray.
  • Page 181 The download buffer of the printer is full. Add more memory to the printer. MEMORY FULL The printer memory is full and the printer is unable to print the page. Add more memory. PRINT OVERRUN Select a lower resolution or set the page protection option in the driver to the correct size.
  • Page 182: Maintenance Messages

    CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING Error Message ! ! " ! C M Y) FUSER OIL LOW REPLACE FCR REPLACE OPC BELT REPLACE FUSER REPLACE 120K KIT REPLACE PF KIT1 REPLACE PF KIT2 NEAR WASTE TONER Meaning When the mark " blinks ( ), the indicated color toner is nearly...
  • Page 183: Call Service Messages

    When any of the following messages appear on the LCD, turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and then turn the printer on again. If this does not clear the problem, consult your dealer or Brother Authorized Service Representative.
  • Page 184 WARNING ERROR EH3 WARNING Meaning Action Toner empty Turn off the printer. Wait a few sensor error seconds, and then turn it on again. Transfer roller Turn off the printer. Wait a few solenoid error seconds, and then turn it on again.
  • Page 185 Optional fan error WARNING CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING Action Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then turn it on again. Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and then turn it on again. Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and then turn it on again.
  • Page 186: Paper Jams

    This section describes the actions to be taken to avoid paper jams and unsatisfactory printouts. Paper Jam If paper jams inside the printer, it will stop printing and display the following message. JAM X! Refer to the diagram in the printer and check the location.
  • Page 187 • Paper that does not meet specifications Paper may jam in the Paper Cassette, inside the printer, at the Rear Access Cover or at the paper exit. Locate the jam and follow the instructions below to remove the jammed paper.
  • Page 188 CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING How to Clear a Paper Jam in the Printer PAPER JAM AT PAPER EXIT JAM E1 If paper has passed behind the Rear Access Cover and a paper jam has occurred at the paper exit, follow the steps below:...
  • Page 189 When paper jams at the Rear Access Cover increase, replace the Paper Discharger. PAPER JAM AT THE TRANSFER ROLLER OR THE FUSING ROLLER INSIDE THE PRINTER JAM D JAM E2 If a paper jam occurs at the Transfer roller or the Fusing Roller, follow the same steps to remove the jammed paper as for ‘Paper Jam at Paper Exit’.
  • Page 190 CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING Open the Rear Access Cover. Remove the jammed paper by holding it with both hands and pulling it slowly toward you. If the paper is caught in the Registration roller, remove the jammed paper by holding it with both hands and pulling it slowly toward you.
  • Page 191 2) Release the Fusing Unit Pressure Release Levers on both sides. 3) Remove the jammed paper at the rear side of the printer by holding it with both hands and pulling it slowly toward you. 4) Lock the Fusing Unit Pressure Release Levers and close the Top Cover.
  • Page 192 CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING PAPER JAM IN THE PAPER CASSETTE JAM A 1/2 If a paper jam occurs inside the Paper Cassette, follow these steps: Pull out the Paper Cassette. Remove the jammed paper. Re-install the Paper Cassette. Open the Rear Access Cover. If there is any jammed paper at the paper exit, remove it.
  • Page 193 How to Clear a Paper Jam in the Duplex Unit PAPER JAM IN THE UPPER ASSEMBLY OF THE DUPLEX UNIT JAM B If a paper jam occurs in the Duplex Cover Top Assembly, follow these steps: Open the Duplex Cover Top Assembly.
  • Page 194 CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING If the jammed paper is inside the Duplex Cover Top Assembly, remove it by rotating the green pinch roller downwards to feed the paper out through the exit of the Assembly. If the jammed paper is caught inside the Duplex Cover Top Assembly, open the Paper Guide and remove the paper.
  • Page 195 PAPER JAM IN THE LOWER ASSEMBLY OF THE DUPLEX UNIT JAM C If a paper jam occurs in the Lower Assembly, follow these steps: Open the Duplex Lower Cover. If you find a jammed piece of paper, pulling it slowly toward you.
  • Page 196: Setting Up The Printer Hardware

    CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING & & You may occasionally encounter a difficulty with your HL-2600CN printer. This section contains frequently asked questions and the answers. Find your question below, and then follow the recommended steps. You can correct most problems yourself.
  • Page 197: Setting Up The Printer

    Paper is empty. Load paper in the Feeder, and then press Go to recover from the error status. Press Go to put the printer in the Ready state. Check that the printer is securely plugged into the AC outlet and that the Power button is On.
  • Page 198: Paper Handling

    The side guide is adjusted correctly. • The amount of paper you loaded is correct. Refer • to the ‘PAPER SPECIFICATIONS’ section in APPENDICES. Clean the Paper Guide, the Registration Roller and the Exit Roller referring to ‘Periodical Printer Cleaning’ in Chapter 5. 6-20...
  • Page 199: Printing

    Recommendation Cancel the print job from your computer. Then, • turn the printer off and on, or reset the printer and try your print job again. Make sure your application software is correctly • set up to use this printer. Check the printer driver settings or printer settings in your application software.
  • Page 200: Print Quality

    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. Recommendation 1) Check that the printer is installed on a solid level surface. 2) Check that the rear access cover is closed correctly. 3) Check that the toner cartridges are installed correctly.
  • Page 201 10° C (50° F) 1) Identify the missing color and that the toner cartridge is installed correctly. 2) Replace the toner cartridge 3) Replace the OPC belt cartridge Contact your dealer or Brother Authorized Service Representative. 6-23 CHAPTER 6 TROUBLE SHOOTING...
  • Page 202 4) Adjust the color by using the custom setting in the driver. Colors the printer can display and colors you see on a monitor are different. The printer may not be able to reproduce the colors on your monitor. 5) Check to ensure the specified paper was used.
  • Page 203 Question Uneven density appears periodically in the horizontal direction ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. Missing image at edge ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. Wrinkle ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
  • Page 204 ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz. If the same problem re-occurs, contact your dealer or Brother Authorized Service Representative. Caution Operation of the printer outside the specifications shall be deemed abuse and all repairs thereafter shall be the sole liability of the end user/purchaser.
  • Page 205: Appendix

    APPENDIX...
  • Page 206: Printer Specifications

    Output: 5mW max. 600x600 dots per inch (Normal) 2400 dots per inch using CAPT and HRC (The resolution can be enhanced to 2400 dpi class by using Brother exclusive HRC (High Resolution Control) and CAPT (Color Advanced Photoscale Technology)) Standard:...
  • Page 207: Functions

    Storage Devices Hard Disk Drive (2.5 inch IDE HDD; HD-6G/HD-EX) Control Panel Diagnostics MIPS TMPR4955 (266MHz) • HP Color Printer (PCL5C) including HP LaserJet 4+ (PCL 5e) and HP LaserJet5 (PCL 6) monochrome mode • BR-Script Level 3 (Adobe Postscript Level 3 compatible) •...
  • Page 208: Electrical And Mechanical

    Power Source Noise Temperature Humidity Dimensions (W x D x H) Weight U.S.A. and Canada: Europe and Australia: Power Consumption Printing (Average): Stand-by: Stand-by in sleep mode: Printing: 55 dB A or less Stand-by: 48 dB A or less Operating: 10 to 32.5°...
  • Page 209: Paper Specifications

    APPENDIX Paper Input Printed Output Paper Type Paper Trays: • Standard Upper Tray (Tray 1) • Optional Lower Tray (Tray 2; LT-26CL) • Optional Legal Cassette (Tray 1) • Paper size TRAY 1: Standard Upper Tray: Letter, A4, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, COM10, DL, 104.8 –...
  • Page 210 When feeding Transparencies, the use of a recommended type for laser printers will ensure optimum printing. For detailed information on the specification or purchase, please contact your nearest Brother authorized sales representative or the place of purchase. Plain paper of Letter, A4, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, Legal sizes 104.8 x 220 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm...
  • Page 211 APPENDIX PAPER The printer is designed to work well with most types of xerographic and bond paper. However, some paper variables may have an effect on print quality or handling reliability. Always test samples of paper before purchasing to ensure desirable performance.
  • Page 212 The envelope should lie flat and not be of baggy or flimsy construction. Purchase quality envelopes only from a supplier who understands that the envelopes will be used in a laser printer. All envelopes should be tested prior to use to ensure desirable print results.
  • Page 213 Adhesives should not come in contact with any part of the printer, because the label stock may stick to the drum or rollers and cause jams and print quality problems.
  • Page 214: Symbol/character Sets

    You can select the symbol and character sets with the Print Menu by using the Control Panel in the HP LaserJet, EPSON FX-850, IBM Proprinter XL, and HP-GL emulation modes. See “PRINT MENU” in Chapter 4. OCR-A OCR-B APPENDIX...
  • Page 215: Hp Pcl Mode

    APPENDIX Roman 8 (8U) ISO Latin1 (0N) ISO Latin2 (2N) ISO Latin5 (5N) PC-8 (10U) PC-8 D/N (11U) PC-850 (12U) PC-852 (17U) PC-8 Turkish (9T) Windows Latin1 (19U) Windows Latin2 (9E) Windows Latin5 (5T) Legal (1U) Ventura Math (6M) Ventura Intl (13J) Ventura US (14J) PS Math (5M) PS Text (10J)
  • Page 216 APPENDIX ISO 2 IRV ISO 4 UK ISO 6 ASCII ISO10 SWE/FIN ISO11 Swedish ISO14 JISASCII ISO15 Italian ISO16 POR ISO17 Spanish ISO21 German ISO25 French ISO57 Chinese ISO60 NOR v1 ISO61 NOR v2 ISO69 French ISO84 POR ISO85 Spanish HP German HP Spanish A-11...
  • Page 217: Epson Mode

    APPENDIX US ASCII German UK ASCII I French I Danish I Italy Spanish Swedish Japanese Norwegian Danish II UK ASCII II French II Dutch South African PC-8 PC-8 D/N PC-850 PC-852 PC-860 PC-863 PC-865 PC-8 Turkish A-12...
  • Page 218: Ibm Mode

    APPENDIX PC-8 PC-8 D/N PC-850 PC-852 PC-860 PC-863 PC-865 PC-8 Turkish A-13...
  • Page 219: Hp-gl Mode

    APPENDIX ANSI ASCII 9825 CHR. SET FRENCH/GERMAN SCANDINAVIAN SPANISH/LATIN JIS ASCII ROMAN8 EXT. ISO IRV ISO SWEDISH ISO SWEDISH:N ISO NORWAY 1 ISO GERMAN ISO FRENCH ISO U.K. ISO ITALIAN ISO SPANISH ISO PORTUGUESE ISO NORWAY 2 A-14...
  • Page 220 PCL Symbol Set Typeface Set ID Symbol Set Roman-8 ISO 8859-1 Latin1 ISO 8859-2 Latin2 ISO 8859-9 Latin5 I S O 8 8 5 9 - 1 0 L a t i n 6 1 0 U PC-8 1 1 U PC-8 D/N 1 2 U PC-850...
  • Page 221 APPENDIX PCL Symbol Set Typeface(Continued) LetterGothic Mary- Oklahoma Set ID Symbol Set 16.66** Roman-8 ISO 8859-1 Latin1 ISO 8859-2 Latin2 ISO 8859-9 Latin5 ISO 8859-10 Latin6 1 0 U PC-8 1 1 U PC-8 D/N 1 2 U PC-850 1 7 U PC-852 2 6 U PC-775...
  • Page 222: Symbol Sets Supported By The Printer's Truetype™ And Type 1 Font Compatible, And Original Typefaces

    PCL Symbol Set Typeface Atlanta Set ID Symbol Set Roman-8 ISO 8859-1 Latin1 ISO 8859-2 Latin2 ISO 8859-9 Latin5 ISO 8859-10 Latin6 1 0 U PC-8 1 1 U PC-8 D/N 1 2 U PC-850 1 7 U PC-852 2 6 U PC-775 PC-Turk 1 9 U...
  • Page 223 APPENDIX PCL Symbol Set Typeface Bermuda Script Set ID Symbol Set Roman-8 ISO 8859-1 Latin1 ISO 8859-2 Latin2 ISO 8859-9 Latin5 ISO 8859-10 Latin6 1 0 U PC-8 1 1 U PC-8 D/N 1 2 U PC-850 1 7 U PC-852 2 6 U PC-775...
  • Page 224: Index

    INDEX accessory Analysis Tool Software Apple LaserWriter automatic emulation selection automatic interface selection Back switch Belt Cartridge Lock Lever BRAdmin professional BR-SCRIPT BR-Script 3 mode Cassette Feed charging wire Color Advanced Photoscale Technology communications parameters consumable Data Compression date and time setting delete storage 4-25, 4-33 Device...
  • Page 225 Paper Size parallel interface PCL5C mode PCL6 Power Save Mode print menu print menu mode print quality printable area printer driver printer status message proof data protective sheet public data quality mode 5-18 RAM Expansion Rear Side Cover reprint 5-2, 5-3...

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