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Brother HL-5240L Quick Setup Manual

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HL-5240
HL-5240L
HL-5250DN
Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please
read this 'Quick Setup Guide' for proper set up and installation instructions.
How to use the printer, see the User's Guide in the CD-ROM.
Keep this 'Quick Setup Guide' and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and
easy reference at all times.
STEP1
Setting Up the Machine
STEP2
Installing the Printer Driver
Setup is Complete!
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  • Page 1 HL-5240 HL-5240L HL-5250DN Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please read this ‘Quick Setup Guide’ for proper set up and installation instructions. Setting Up the Machine Installing the Printer Driver Setup is Complete! How to use the printer, see the User’s Guide in the CD-ROM.
  • Page 2: Symbols Used In This Guide

    Network User's Guide Indicates reference to the User's Guide or Network User's Guide which is on the CD-ROM we have supplied. Caution Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible damage to the printer or other objects.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For USB interface cable users (Windows For parallel interface cable users ... 16 For network interface cable users (For HL-5250DN) ... 17 For Brother Peer-to-Peer network printer users (LPR/NetBIOS) ... 17 For shared network printer users ... 19 ® Macintosh For USB interface cable users ...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    DO NOT handle the plug with wet hands. Doing this might cause an electrical shock. After you have just used the printer, some internal parts of the printer will be extremely hot. DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustration when you open the front or back cover of the printer.
  • Page 5: Regulations

    A shielded interface cable should be used in order to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B digital device. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. Industry Canada Compliance Statement (For Canada This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
  • Page 6 Laser Notice No.50, dated July 26, 2001. MANUFACTURED: Brother Corporation (Asia) Ltd. Brother Buji Nan Ling Factory Gold Garden Ind., Nan Ling Village, Buji, Rong Gang, Shenzhen, CHINA This product complies with FDA performance standards for laser products except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No.50, dated July 26, 2001.
  • Page 7 Disconnect device You must install this printer near a power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of an emergency, you must disconnect the power cord from the power outlet to shut off the power completely. Caution for LAN connection (For model...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    What is in the box? Carton components may vary from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the printer carton in case for any reason you must ship your printer. 1 Front Cover Release Button 2 Control panel...
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    LED indicates when the paper tray is empty or there is a paper jam. 4 Status LED will flash and change color depending on the printer status. 5 Job Cancel button stops and cancels the print operation in progress. 6 Go button...
  • Page 10: Supplied Cd-rom

    View the Printer User’s Guide and Network User's Guide (For HL-5250DN) in PDF format (Viewer included). You can also view the User’s Guide in HTML format by accessing the Brother Solutions Center. The User’s Guide in PDF format will be installed automatically when you install the driver. (For Windows only) Click the Start button, Programs not want to install the User’s Guide, choose Custom setup from Install Printer Driver, and uncheck User’s...
  • Page 11: Step1- Setting Up The Machine

    Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically. Choose your printer model and the language. Click Initial Setup on the menu screen. You can view the initial setup instructions and follow along with the steps on pages 10 to 12.
  • Page 12: Install The Drum Unit And Toner Cartridge Assembly

    Unpack the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Rock it from side to side several times to distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly. Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Close the front cover of the printer.
  • Page 13: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Load paper in the paper tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer. While pressing the blue paper-guide release lever (1), slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. Make sure that the guides are firmly in the slots.
  • Page 14: Print A Test Page

    Print a test page Improper Setup DO NOT connect the interface cable yet. Make sure that the printer power switch is off. Connect the AC power cord to the printer. Plug the AC power cord into an AC power outlet. Turn on the printer power switch.
  • Page 15: Step2- Installing The Printer Driver

    Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. For the latest driver and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM / Driver or visit http://solutions.brother.com ®...
  • Page 16: Windows

    Yes if you agree to the License Agreement. When this screen appears, make sure the printer power switch is on. Connect the USB interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to the printer. Click Next. Click Finish. ® Windows...
  • Page 17 Setting your printer as the default printer ® (For Windows 2000/XP only) Click the Start button and then Printers and Faxes. Choose the Brother Printer icon. Click File, and then Set as Default printer. The setup is now complete. ® Windows...
  • Page 18: For Parallel Interface Cable Users

    For parallel interface cable users Note If the Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC, click Cancel. Connecting the printer to your PC and installing the driver Click Install Printer Driver on the Menu screen. Click Parallel cable users.
  • Page 19: For Network Interface Cable Users (for Hl-5250dn)

    Installing the Printer Driver For network interface cable users (For HL-5250DN) For Brother Peer-to-Peer network printer users (LPR/NetBIOS) Note • If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to installation or see the Network User’s Guide.
  • Page 20 IP address or node name. For LPR Users: Choose your printer and choose LPR (Recommended), and then click Next. For NetBIOS Users: Choose your printer and NetBIOS, and then click Next. Click Finish. Note If you want to register your product on-line, check On-Line Registration.
  • Page 21: For Shared Network Printer Users

    Installing the Printer Driver For shared network printer users Note If you are going to connect to a shared printer on your network, we recommend that you ask your system administrator about the queue or share name printer prior to installation.
  • Page 22: Macintosh

    Macintosh , and then connect it to the printer. Improper Setup DO NOT connect the printer to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub. Make sure the printer power switch is on. Click Go, then Applications.
  • Page 23 Installing the Printer Driver Choose USB. Choose the proper printer, and then click Add. ® For Mac OS 10.2 users: ® For Mac OS 10.3 users: ® For Mac OS 10.4 or greater users: Click Printer Setup Utility, then Quit Printer Setup Utility.
  • Page 24: 9.1 To 9.2 Users

    Make sure the printer power switch is on. ® From the Apple Click the Brother Laser icon. On the right side of the Chooser, choose the printer to which you want to print. Close the Chooser. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 25: For Network Interface Cable Users (for Hl-5250dn)

    Then, restart your ® Macintosh Turn off the printer power switch. Connect the network interface cable to the printer, and then connect it to a free port on your hub. Turn on the printer power switch. Click Go, then Applications. ®...
  • Page 26 STEP2 Installing the Printer Driver Make the following selection. Choose Brother HL-5250DN series, and then click Add. Go to Step 13. Choose Brother HL-5250DN series, and then click Add. Note If there is more than one of the same model printer...
  • Page 27: 9.1 To 9.2 Users

    Follow the on-screen instructions. From the Apple ® Click the Brother Laser (IP) icon, and then choose BRN_xxxxxx (where xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address). Click Setup... Network User's Guide Chapter 6.
  • Page 28: For Network Users (for Hl-5250dn)

    Because the print server will automatically obtain its IP address. ® is designed to manage your Brother network connected devices Start BRAdmin Professional, and choose TCP/IP. Click Devices, then Search Active Devices.
  • Page 29: Bradmin Light Configuration Utility (for Mac Os ® X Users)

    BRAdmin Light configuration utility (For Mac OS The Brother BRAdmin Light software is a Java™ application that is designed for the Apple Mac OS environment. It supports some of the features of the Windows BRAdmin Professional software. For example, using the BRAdmin Light software, you can change some network settings on Brother’s network ready printers and...
  • Page 30: Web Browser

    For Network Users (For HL-5250DN) Web browser The Brother print server is equipped with a web server that allows you to monitor its status or change some of its configuration settings, using HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). Note The User Name is ‘admin’ and the default password is ‘access’.
  • Page 31: Consumables And Options

    Consumables When the time comes to replace consumables, an error will be indicated by the LED’s on the control panel. For more information about the consumables for your printer, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com or contact your local Brother re-seller. See Chapter 6 of the User's Guide.
  • Page 32: Repacking Information

    When shipping the printer, the DRUM UNIT and TONER CARTRIDGE assembly must be removed from the printer and put in a plastic bag. Failure to remove the unit and put it in a plastic bag before shipping may cause severe damage to the printer and may VOID THE WARRANTY.
  • Page 33 The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.
  • Page 34 © 2005 Brother Industries, Ltd. © 1998-2005 TROY Group, Inc. © 1983-2005 PACIFIC SOFTWORKS INC. This product includes the "KASAGO TCP/IP" software developed by Elmic Systems, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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