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MODELS: DCP-J552DW/J752DW
Read this manual thoroughly before maintenance work.
Keep this manual in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
April 2013
SM-FAX-144
8CAS*(3)
Brother Inkjet DCP/MFC
SERVICE MANUAL
MFC-J285DW/J450DW/J470DW
MFC-J475DW/J650DW/
MFC-J870DW/J875DW
Confidential

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  • Page 1 Brother Inkjet DCP/MFC SERVICE MANUAL MODELS: DCP-J552DW/J752DW MFC-J285DW/J450DW/J470DW MFC-J475DW/J650DW/ MFC-J870DW/J875DW Read this manual thoroughly before maintenance work. Keep this manual in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times. April 2013 SM-FAX-144 8CAS*(3) Confidential...
  • Page 2 Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific to its proprietary programs. Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective companies.
  • Page 3 The table below shows the functional comparison between the models covered by this manual. DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW 2.7 inch 1.8 inch    Touch Panel   Photo tray   Photo Capture Center   Disc Print...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS REGULATION ........................viii SAFETY INFORMATION ...................... xii CHAPTER 1 SPECIFICATIONS ..................1-1 GENERAL ........................1-1 General ......................... 1-1 Media Specification ....................1-1 Paper Handling ..................... 1-2 LCD Panel ......................1-3 Memory ......................... 1-3 Interface ........................ 1-4 Others ........................1-5 FAX ..........................
  • Page 5 Cross-section Drawings ..................2-3 2.1.1 Document scanning ..................2-3 2.1.2 Printer part ....................2-3 Document Feeding/Recording Paper Feeding ............. 2-4 2.2.1 Document feeding ..................2-4 2.2.2 Recording paper feeding path ..............2-4 Function of Each Sensor/Roller ................2-5 Block Diagram ...................... 2-6 Components ......................
  • Page 6 4.7.1 Document cannot be fed ................2-74 4.7.2 Document double feeding ................2-74 4.7.3 Document jam .................... 2-75 4.7.4 Wrinkles on documents ................2-77 4.7.5 Document size not correctly detected ............2-77 Scanned-image Problems .................. 2-78 4.8.1 Defective images ..................2-78 4.8.2 Scanned-image Problems ................
  • Page 7 Component on the ADF Unit (For ADF Models Only) ........3-49 Front Plate and Control Panel ASSY ..............3-57 Upper Cover and Ink Cartridge Cover ..............3-59 Document Scanner Sensor ................3-61 9.10 Inner Media Module Cover and NFC PCB ............3-61 9.11 Wireless LAN PCB ASSY ...................
  • Page 8 IF YOU REPLACE THE HEAD/CARRIAGE UNIT ............4-11 Update the Head Property Data (Maintenance mode 68) ........4-12 Supply Head Ink (Maintenance mode 76) ............4-12 Check Head Nozzles (Maintenance mode 09) ........... 4-12 Adjust the Head/carriage Unit Inclination ............4-13 Adjustment of Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65) ...........
  • Page 9 1.3.2 Creating of Head Calibration Data and Writing it into Flash ROM (Maintenance mode 02) ................5-7 1.3.3 Printout of Scanning Compensation White/Black Level Data (Maintenance mode 05) ................5-10 1.3.4 ADF Performance Test (Maintenance mode 08) ........5-13 1.3.5 Printout of Test Pattern (Maintenance mode 09) ........
  • Page 10 1.3.33 Equipment Error Code Indication (Maintenance mode 82) ......5-69 1.3.34 Output of Transmission Log to the Telephone Line (Maintenance mode 87) ................5-69 1.3.35 Assurance Mode Switch Setting (AMS) (Maintenance mode 88) ....5-70 OTHER SERVICE FUNCTIONS ................. 5-78 Displaying the Firmware Version ................
  • Page 11: Regulation

    REGULATION Standard telephone and FCC notices (MFC models only)  These notices are in effect on models sold and used in the United States only. When programming emergency numbers or making test calls to emergency numbers: • Remain on the line and briefly explain to the dispatcher the reason for the call before hanging •...
  • Page 12 IMPORTANT  • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. • A specific shielded interface cable should be used to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B digital device.
  • Page 13 DO NOT connect this product to a LAN connection that is subject to over-voltages. Declaration of Conformity (Europe only)  We, Brother Industries Ltd, 15-1 Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8561 Japan, declare that this product is in conformity with the essential requirements of all relevant directives and regulations applied within the European Community.
  • Page 14 1999/5/EC (Europe only) (Applicable to models with telecommunications and/or radio interfaces) We, Brother Industries Ltd, 15-1 Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8561 Japan, declare that this product is in conformity with the the provisions of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded by following the instructions in the Declaration of Conformity (Europe only) section.
  • Page 15: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injures. CAUTION CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injuries. IMPORTANT IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in damage to property or loss of product functionality.
  • Page 16 To use the machine safely  ELECTRICAL HAZARDS Failure to follow the warnings in this section may create the risk of an electrical shock. In addition, you could create an electrical short, which may create the risk of a fire. There are high-voltage electrodes inside the machine.
  • Page 17 • DO NOT use the machine or handle the cord if the cord has become worn or frayed. If unplugging your machine, DO NOT touch the damaged/frayed part. • Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT use any type of extension cord. DO NOT use this product during an electrical storm.
  • Page 18 DO NOT use this machine in the vicinity of combustible dust. CAUTION  DO NOT sit or stand on the machine or use it for any purpose beyond its intended purpose. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately unplug the machine from the AC power outlet.
  • Page 19 DO NOT touch the area shaded in the illustration. Doing this may cause injury to your fingers by cutting them on the edge of the machine. DO NOT carry the machine by holding the scanner cover, the Jam Clear Cover, or the control panel.
  • Page 20 Do not remove the serial number and instruction labels that are affixed to the machine. IMPORTANT  • Disruption of power can wipe out information in the machine's memory. • DO NOT put objects on top of the machine. • (MFC models only) DO NOT place anything in front of the machine that will block received faxes.
  • Page 21: Chapter 1 Specifications

    CPU Speed 288 MHz Backup Clock Yes (Up to 1 hour) Media Specification Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW A4, LTR, LGL, EXE, A5, A6, Photo (102 x 152 mm/4 x 6"), Standard Tray Indexcard (127 x 203 mm/5 x 8"), Photo-2L (127 x 178 mm/5 x 7"), C5 Envelope, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch (*LGL is only for SGP/GULF and IDN) Photo (102 x 152 mm/4 x 6"),...
  • Page 22: Paper Handling

    Plain, Inkjet, Glossy (cast/resin), Transparency Photo Tray Plain, Inkjet, Glossy (cast/resin) Media Types Duplex Print Plain Plain Paper Handling Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Standard Tray 100 (80 g/m Paper Input Photo Tray 20 (0.25 mm) (sheets) 20 (80 g/m...
  • Page 23: Lcd Panel

    LCD Panel Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Type & Size 2.7 inch TFT 1.8 inch TFT Touch-Panel MFC-J470DW/ MFC-J870DW/ Model MFC-J650DW J475DW J875DW Type & Size 1.8 inch TFT 2.7 inch TFT Touch-Panel Memory Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Memory Capacity...
  • Page 24: Interface

    Interface Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Host Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Wireless LAN PictBridge USB Memory Memory Stick Duo:16 MB-128 MB Memory Stick Pro/Pro Duo/Micro: 256 MB-32 (MagicGate: Yes if not use MG function) SD Memory Card: 16 MB-2 GB (miniSD,...
  • Page 25: Others

    Others Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Operating Environment Temperature 10-35 (20-33) degrees centigrade (Best Print Quality) Operating Environment Humidity 20-80 (20-80) % (Best Print Quality) Power U.S.A 19/4/1.1/0.2 W 19/3.5/1.1/0.2 W Consumption Europe (Operating/ 16/3.5/0.7/0.2 W Standby/Sleep Asia/Oceania mode/Off) 50 dBA (Maximum)
  • Page 26: Fax

    Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Modem Speed (bps) 14,400 (FAX) Approx.7 sec Transmission Speed (ITU-T Test Chart #1, MMR) ITU-T Group Document Yes/Yes (ITU-T color FAX) (Send/Receive) COLOR FAX Memory No/No (ITU-T color FAX) (Send/Receive) MFC-J470DW/ MFC-J870DW/ Model MFC-J650DW J475DW...
  • Page 27: Copy

    COPY Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW COPY SPEED ESAT (based on ISO/IEC 24735) 6.0/6.0 ipm 5.0/5.0 ipm (mono/color) *This spec is for ADF model only. COPY SPEED sESAT (based on ISO/IEC 29183) 5.6/5.6 ipm 5.6/5.6 ipm *This spec is for non-ADF model only.
  • Page 28: Scanner

    SCANNER Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Scan speed A4: 3.37 sec/4.27 sec (Mono/Color) *@100 dpi LTR: 3.17 sec/4.01 sec FB: 1,200 x 2,400 dpi FB: 1,200 x 2,400 dpi FB: 1,200 x 2,400 dpi FB: 1,200 x 2,400 dpi Resolution...
  • Page 29: Network

    NETWORK Network Model All models Internet FAX (Firmware) (versionT37) Wired Model DCP-J552DW DCP-J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW Model Name (Ethernet) Network Connection (Ethernet) MFC-J870DW/ MFC-J470DW/ Model MFC-J650DW J475DW J875DW Model Name (Ethernet) Embedded (NC-300h) Ethernet 10/100BASE- Network Connection (Ethernet) TX Auto Negotiation...
  • Page 30: Supplies/Options

    SUPPLIES/OPTIONS Model All models Bundled Cartridges BK: 240 CL: 240 (pages) Cartridge Supply Standard BK: 300 CL: 300 (pages) Yield @ Cartridges Supply High Yield pattern BK: 600 CK: 600 (pages) Cartridges (Temperature) Normal condition: -20 to 40 °C (Humidity) Normal condition: 20 to 80% Storage Condition of Ink *Storage condition at the temperature of 40 to 50 °C and the humidity of 80 to 95%: Cartridge...
  • Page 31: Paper

    PAPER 10.1 Paper Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Printer Cut-Sheet Letter 8 1/2 x 11 in. (215.9 x 279.4 mm) 8.3 x 11.7 in. (210 x 297 mm) Legal 8 1/2 x 14 in. (215.9 x 355.6 mm) Executive 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.
  • Page 32 ) paper is especially designed for Brother inkjet machines. Recommended print media To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See the table below.) If Brother paper is not available in your country, we recommend testing various papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 33: 10.2 Printable Area

    IMPORTANT DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or irregularly shaped paper 1 0.08 in. (2 mm) or greater curl may cause jams to occer. • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper • Paper that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked •...
  • Page 34: Chapter 2 Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER 2 TROUBLESHOOTING INTRODUCTION This section describes the troubleshooting procedures that the service personnel needs to follow if an error or malfunction occurs in this machine. It is difficult to anticipate all of the possible problems that may occur in future and determine the appropriate troubleshooting procedures so this section covers typical cases and recovery procedures.
  • Page 35: Initial Check

    Initial Check Before proceeding with the repair, verify the following: ■ Environmental conditions (1) The machine is placed on a flat, firm surface. (2) The machine is used in clean environment with temperature of 10 to 35 degree-C and humidity of 20 to 80%.
  • Page 36: Overview

    OVERVIEW Cross-section Drawings 2.1.1 Document scanning Document feed roller 2 Document scanning position actuator ADF document support ADF separation pad Document detection actuator Document pick-up roller Document separation roller Document feed roller 1 CIS unit 2.1.2 Printer part Paper feed roller Head/carriage unit Pressure roller release Switchback roller...
  • Page 37: Document Feeding/Recording Paper Feeding

    Document Feeding/Recording Paper Feeding 2.2.1 Document feeding Document feeding path during ADF scanning The scanning side is set face-down 2.2.2 Recording paper feeding path Document feeding path during disk printing Document feeding path during duplex-printing Document feeding from the paper tray Confidential...
  • Page 38: Function Of Each Sensor/Roller

    Function of Each Sensor/Roller ■ Document scanning Part Name Function Document detection actuator This detects whether documents are loaded on the document tray. Document pick-up roller This pulls documents loaded in the document tray. Document separation roller, This separates documents sent through the document pick-up ADF separation pad roller into individual sheets.
  • Page 39: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram ADF Unit F Unit Document detection Document detection Sensor PCB Motor Document Scanning position Document Scanning position Sensor PCB Scanner Unit Scanner Unit Scanner Scanner Prin Print Engin ngine Motor CIS Unit CIS Unit Wireless Wireless NFC PCB NFC PCB PF M PF Motor...
  • Page 40: Components

    Components *1 For models with ADF ADF& document cover ASSY*1 *2 For models without ADF Document cover ASSY*2 Document scanner unit Harness cover Scanner cover support Jam clear cover Upper cover Control panel ASSY Document scanner sensor Head/carriage unit Pressure roller release sensor harness Maintenance unit+ASF drive ASSY Pressure roller release sensor Ink refill ASSY...
  • Page 41: Error Indication

    ERROR INDICATION This machine has self-diagnostic functions. When the machine is not working properly, it diagnoses the error, displays error messages on the LCD according to the symptoms, and helps the service personnel quickly investigate the cause of the problem. Error Codes Error Reference...
  • Page 42 Reference Error Description Code Page No black ink cartridge loaded. 2-24 Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor No yellow ink cartridge loaded. 2-24 Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor No cyan ink cartridge loaded. 2-24 Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor No magenta ink cartridge loaded.
  • Page 43 Reference Error Description Code Page Failed to detect that the purge cam switch is turned ON. 2-36 Cannot detect the home position of the purge cam. 2-36 Abnormal stopping of the purge cam 2-36 The maintenance unit pump abnormally stopped during exhaust/intake. 2-36 Overcurrent protection was activated in the driver IC during purge cam 2-36...
  • Page 44 Reference Error Description Code Page The document scanner sensor detected that the document scanner unit is open. 2-46 The document scanning position sensor detected that the document has a length 2-46 of 90 cm or longer. During document scanning, the document detection sensor detected that the document is pulled out.
  • Page 45: Error Messages

    Error Messages Error First Line Status Reference Code 26, 27, 28, B&W 1-sided Print Ink ejection has reached the specified number of 2-23 Only Replace Ink times when the ink remaining sensor detects that the ink replacement period is approaching. Only black printing is possible.
  • Page 46 Error First Line Status Reference Code A USB device equipped with a USB hub or a hub 2-82 Hub is Unusable is set. The image cannot be corrected because it is too Image too Long large. The image cannot be trimmed because it is too Image too Short small.
  • Page 47 Error First Line Status Reference Code Unusable Device Disconnect device from front connector The connected USB device may be broken. & turn machine off then on Unusable Device 2-83 An incompatible USB device is connected to the Please disconnect machine. USB device An ink cartridge was set in a position not 2-22...
  • Page 48: Communications Error

    Communications Error Reference Code 1 Code 2 Cause Page No paper when document transmission is called. Section 4.9.3 "A Wrong fax number sent. communicat No dial tone detected before start of dialing. ions error occurs" Busy tone detected before dialing. 2nd dial tone not detected.
  • Page 49 Reference Code 1 Code 2 Cause Page The remote terminal is not equipped with a confidential Section mailbox function, or is not ready for receiving. 4.9.3 "A communicat The remote terminal is not equipped with a relay function or is ions error not yet finished preparing it.
  • Page 50 Reference Code 1 Code 2 Cause Page The polling ID does not match. Section 4.9.3 "A The prompted confidential ID and mailbox ID does not match. communicat The relay broadcast ID does not match. ions error occurs" The prompted retrieval ID and mailbox retrieval ID does not match.
  • Page 51 Reference Code 1 Code 2 Cause Page Detect polarity reversion. Section 4.9.3 "A Unable to receive the next-page data. communicat Unable to receive polling even during turn-around transmission ions error due to call reservation. occurs" A PC interface error occurred. The [Stop] key was pressed and communication was cancelled before fax communication could be established The [Stop] key was pressed and communication was cancelled...
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Error Cause and Solutions ■ Error Code 0E Paper Jam Problem during duplex-printing During switchback, the registration sensor has gone to a paper-feeding state or a no-paper state in an unspecified timing. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper. - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications.
  • Page 53 ■ Error Code 17 Wrong Paper Recording paper size error (duplex-printing/duplex-copying) <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Check if dark recording paper is not used. Step Cause Solution CR encoder strip stained Clean the CR encoder strip.
  • Page 54 ■ Error Code 20 Cannot Detect Cannot identify a black ink cartridge Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor and the ink remaining sensor. Error Code 21 Cannot Detect Cannot identify a yellow ink cartridge Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor and the ink remaining sensor. Error Code 22 Cannot Detect Cannot identify a cyan ink cartridge...
  • Page 55 ■ Error Code 24 Cannot Detect / Install StarterInk / Wrong Ink Color Problem with the ink cartridge IC chip <User Check> - Check if an incompatible ink cartridge is loaded. - Reload the ink cartridge. - Replace the ink cartridge. - Check if the wrong color ink cartridge is set.
  • Page 56 ■ Error Code 26 B&W 1-sided Print Only / Replace Ink Cannot Print / Replace Ink The black ink cartridge has reached its replacement period. Ink ejection has reached the specified number of times when the ink remaining sensor determines that there is no remaining ink.
  • Page 57: No Black Ink Cartridge Loaded

    ■ Error Code 2A No Ink Cartridge No black ink cartridge loaded. Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor. Error Code 2B No Ink Cartridge No yellow ink cartridge loaded. Detected by the ink cartridge detection sensor. Error Code 2C No Ink Cartridge No cyan ink cartridge loaded.
  • Page 58: The Ink Cartridge Cover Sensor Detected An Opened Cover

    ■ Error Code 2F Cover is Open The ink cartridge cover sensor detected an opened cover. <User Check> - Close the ink cartridge cover. Step Cause Solution Ink cartridge cover sensor harness Reconnect the ink cartridge cover sensor harness. connection failure Damaged ink cartridge cover Replace the ink cartridge cover.
  • Page 59: The Carriage Does Not Move

    ■ Error Code 30 Unable to print 30 The carriage does not move. Detected by the CR encoder sensor. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the engine part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials inside the Remove foreign materials. engine CR encoder strip stained Clean the CR encoder strip.
  • Page 60: The Carriage Cannot Return To Its Home Position

    ■ Error Code 31 Disc Jam / Paper Jam The carriage cannot return to its home position. Detected by the CR encoder sensor. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the engine part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials inside the Remove foreign materials.
  • Page 61: Head Capping Cannot Be Done

    ■ Error Code 32 Unable to print 32 Head capping cannot be done. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the platen part and the maintenance unit part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials around the Remove foreign materials. maintenance unit Switching lever guide out of place Reattach the switching lever guide.
  • Page 62: Abnormal Stopping Of The Head/Carriage Unit Caused By A Recording Paper Jam When Ink Is Not Discharging

    ■ Error Code 38 Disc Jam / Paper Jam Abnormal stopping of the head/carriage unit Caused by a recording paper jam when ink is not discharging. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the platen part and the maintenance unit part. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 63: Caused By Factors Other Than Recording Paper Jams Such As Encoder Stains When

    ■ Error Code 3B Unable to print 3B Abnormal stopping of the head/carriage unit Caused by factors other than recording paper jams such as encoder stains when ink is discharging. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the engine part. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 64: A Problem Occurred In The Carriage Motor, Paper Feed Motor, And Asf Motor

    ■ Error Code 3E Unable to print 3E A problem occurred in the carriage motor, paper feed motor, and ASF motor. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the engine part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials in the engine Remove foreign materials.
  • Page 65: Carriage Motor Cannot Stop

    ■ Error Code 3F Unable to print 3F Carriage motor cannot stop. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the engine part. Step Cause Solution Carriage motor harness Reconnect the carriage motor harness. connection failure CR encoder strip stained Clean the CR encoder strip.
  • Page 66: Head Voltage Does Not Turn Off

    ■ Error Code 42 Unable to print 42 Head voltage does not turn OFF. <User Check> - This may occur when the surrounding temperature is low. Increase the surrounding temperature before use. Step Cause Solution Head flat cable connection failure Reconnect the head flat cable.
  • Page 67: The Head Driver Ic Detected An Abnormal Temperature During Operation Or Stand-By

    ■ Error Code 44 Unable to print 44 The head driver IC detected an abnormal temperature during operation or stand-by. Step Cause Solution Insufficient ink inside the head Perform initial purge. Head property information not Input the head property information. input (Refer to Chapter 5, Section...
  • Page 68: Head Voltage Does Not Rise

    ■ Error Code 49 Unable to print 49 Head voltage does not rise. Error Code 4F Unable to print 4F Head voltage drops quickly. <User Check> - This may occur when the surrounding temperature is low. Increase the surrounding temperature before use.
  • Page 69: Cannot Detect The Home Position Of The Purge Cam

    ■ Error Code 50 Unable to print 50 Failed to detect that the purge cam sensor is turned ON. Error Code 52 Unable to print 52 Cannot detect the home position of the purge cam. (Failed to detect the longest OFF status interval of the maintenance cam) Step Cause...
  • Page 70: The Asf Encoder Sensor Cannot Detect The Rotation Of The Asf Motor

    ■ Error Code 6A Unable to print 6A The ASF encoder sensor cannot detect the rotation of the ASF motor. <User Check> Remove the jammed paper in jam clear cover part, platen part and front part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials in the recording Remove foreign materials.
  • Page 71: Head Capping Does Not Work Normally

    ■ Error Code 75 Unable to print 75 Head capping does not work normally. Error Code 76 Unable to print 76 Head uncapping does not work normally. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper from the platen part and the maintenance unit part. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 72: Head Property Information Not Input

    ■ Error Code 7E Unable to print 7E Head property information not input. Step Cause Solution Head property information not Input the head property information. input (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.25) Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY. ■...
  • Page 73: The Registration Sensor And Paper Width Sensor Detected A Recording Paper

    ■ Error Code 81 Wrong Paper Recording paper size error. (Other than fax/list printing) The registration sensor and paper width sensor detected a recording paper smaller than the specified size. <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Check if dark recording paper is not used.
  • Page 74: Recording Paper Jam

    ■ Error Code 82 Disc Jam / Paper Jam Recording paper jam. The paper width sensor could not detect the leading edge of recording papers. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper. - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Check if dark recording paper is not used.
  • Page 75: Recording Paper Jam

    ■ Error Code 84 Disc Jam / Paper Jam Recording paper jam. The registration sensor stays in paper-feeding state even after completing paper ejection. <User Check> - Remove the jammed recording paper in platen part. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials in the recording Remove foreign materials.
  • Page 76: The Pf Encoder Sensor Cannot Detect The Rotation Of The Paper Feed Motor

    ■ Error Code 8A Disc Jam / Paper Jam The PF encoder sensor cannot detect the rotation of the paper feed motor. Error Code 8C Disc Jam / Paper Jam Overcurrent protection was activated in the driver IC during paper feed motor operation. Error Code 8F Unable to print 8F Paper feed motor does not stop.
  • Page 77 ■ Error Code 90 Disc Tray hits at the back Disc tray collided against an obstacle in the rear of the machine. <User Check> - Leave at least 100 mm (4 inches) of free space behind the machine. - Remove foreign materials from the rear of the machine. - Remove foreign materials around the jam clear cover.
  • Page 78 ■ Error Code 91 Unable to print 91 The pressure roller sensor detected a pressure roller release failure. Error Code 92 Unable to print 92 The pressure roller sensor detected a pressure roller depression failure. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials in the recording Remove foreign materials.
  • Page 79: A1 The Document Scanner Sensor Detected That The Document Scanner Unit Is Open

    ■ Error Code A1 Cover is Open The document scanner sensor detected that the document scanner unit is open. <User Check> - Close the document scanner unit. Step Cause Solution Document scanner actuator out of Reattach the document scanner actuator. place Document scanner sensor harness Reconnect the document scanner sensor harness.
  • Page 80: During Document Scanning, The Document Detection Sensor Detected That The

    ■ Error Code A3 DOCUMENT JAM During document scanning, the document detection sensor detected that the document is pulled out. Or, the document scanning position sensor could not detect a document within the specified time. <User Check> - Remove the jammed document. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 81: A7 The Cis Unit Type Is Different From The Cis Type Input Value

    ■ Error Code A7 Unable to Scan A7 The CIS unit type is different from the CIS type input value. Step Cause Solution CIS type data incompatible Automatically set the CIS type. (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.20) Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY.
  • Page 82: Black Level Value Abnormal During Scanning

    ■ Error Code BD Unable to Scan BD Black level value abnormal during scanning. Step Cause Solution Black level data failure Acquire white level data. (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.17) CIS unit defective Replace the CIS unit. Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY.
  • Page 83: E6 An Error Occurred In The E2Prom Of The Main Pcb

    ■ Error Code E3 Unable to print E3 Wireless LAN MAC address not registered. Step Cause Solution Wireless LAN PCB ASSY Reconnect the wireless LAN PCB ASSY. connection failure Wireless LAN PCB ASSY Replace the wireless LAN PCB ASSY. defective Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY.
  • Page 84: Touch Panel Initialization Failed

    ■ Error Code ED Touchscreen Init. Failed Touch panel initialization failed. Step Cause Solution Touch panel PCB defective Replace the control panel ASSY. Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY. ■ Error Code F0 Unable to print F0 Flash file system error. Error Code FE Unable to print FE ROM data acquisition error.
  • Page 85: Recording Paper Feeding Problems

    Recording Paper Feeding Problems Problems related to paper feeding are end user recoverable if following the User Check items. If the same problem occurs, follow each procedure in the order of the number described in the Step column in the tables below. 4.2.1 Recording paper is not fed from paper tray <User Check>...
  • Page 86: The Disc Tray Is Not Fed

    4.2.2 The disc tray is not fed <User Check> - Check if the disc tray is loaded correctly. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials in the recording Remove foreign materials. paper feeding path Paper feed motor harness Reconnect the paper feed motor harness. connection failure CR encoder strip stained Clean the CR encoder strip.
  • Page 87: Recording Paper Feeding At An Angle

    4.2.4 Recording paper feeding at an angle <User Check> - Check if the recording paper is loaded correctly in the paper tray. - Adjust the paper tray guide to match the recording paper size. - Check if the recording paper's thickness is within specifications. - Check if too much recording paper is loaded in the paper tray.
  • Page 88: Recording Paper Jam

    4.2.6 Recording paper jam ■ Paper tray jam <User Check> - Check if the recording paper is loaded correctly in the paper tray. - Adjust the paper guide to match the recording paper size. - Check if the recording paper loaded is smaller than the specified size. - Check if the recording paper's thickness is within specifications.
  • Page 89 ■ Paper jam near the platen <User Check> - Check if the recording paper is loaded correctly in the paper tray. - Adjust the paper guide to match the recording paper size. - Check if the recording paper loaded is smaller than the specified size. - Check if the recording paper's thickness is within specifications.
  • Page 90: Disc Tray Jam

    ■ Paper jam during duplex printing <User Check> - Adjust the paper guide to match the recording paper size. - Check if the recording paper loaded is smaller than the specified size. - Check if the recording paper's thickness is within specifications. - Check if there is no curling or bending in the recording paper.
  • Page 91: Cannot Perform Duplex Printing

    4.2.8 Cannot perform duplex printing <User Check> - Set the driver settings to duplex printing. - Use recording papers in letter size or A4 size. Step Cause Solution Feeding path parts are out of place Reattach the feeding path parts. Switchback roller defective Replace the engine unit.
  • Page 92: Print-Image Problems

    Print-image Problems 4.3.1 Defective images Completely All single color Random color The entire The entire blank image is light image is dark Vertical stripes White vertical Ink splash streak Print edges Random White horizontal Stain on the Overlapping not aligned missing dots streaks leading/trailing...
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting By Print-Image Defect

    4.3.2 Troubleshooting by print-image defect Problems related to image defects can also be resolved by the end users by following the User Check items. If the same problem occurs, follow each procedure in the order of the number described in the Step column in the tables below.
  • Page 94 ■ All single color <User Check> - Check that ink cartridge is loaded correctly. Step Cause Solution Carriage PCB defective Replace the carriage PCB ASSY. Head defective Replace the head/carriage unit. Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY. ■ Random color <User Check>...
  • Page 95 ■ The entire image is light <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Check whether the paper type setting is correct. - Carry out head cleaning. - Replace the ink cartridge. Step Cause Solution Maintenance unit stained Clean the maintenance unit.
  • Page 96 ■ The entire image is dark <User Check> - Check whether the paper type setting is correct. Step Cause Solution Maintenance unit stained Clean the maintenance unit. (Refer to Section 4.3.2 in this chapter) The head property value is Enter the head property value. incorrect (Refer to Chapter 5, Section...
  • Page 97 ■ Vertical stripes <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Clean each roller by printing several blank sheets. - Clean the platen. Step Cause Solution Foreign materials inside the CR Remove foreign materials. guide rail Recording paper feeding path Clean the recording paper feeding path.
  • Page 98 ■ Ink splash <User Check> - Replace the ink cartridge. Step Cause Solution Maintenance unit stained Clean the maintenance unit. (Refer to Section 4.3.2 in this chapter) The head property value is Enter the head property value. incorrect (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.25) Carriage PCB defective...
  • Page 99 ■ Random missing dots <User Check> - Carry out head cleaning. - Replace the ink cartridge. Step Cause Solution Maintenance unit stained Clean the maintenance unit. (Refer to Section 4.3.2 in this chapter) Non-discharge of ink from head Carry out the recommended purge procedures. Refer to "Recommended purge procedures"...
  • Page 100 ■ Stain on the leading/trailing edge of the recording paper <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Check if the recording paper used is not folded. Step Cause Solution Maintenance unit stained Clean the maintenance unit. (Refer to Section 4.3.2 in this chapter)
  • Page 101 ■ Separated lines over the whole page <User Check> - Carry out head cleaning. Step Cause Solution Paper feeding correction not Perform paper feeding correction. aligned (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.19) Head inclination is not adjusted Adjust the head inclination. (Refer to Chapter 4, Section 2.4)
  • Page 102 ■ Separated lines at the trailing edge of the recording paper <User Check> - Carry out head cleaning. Step Cause Solution Paper feeding correction not Perform paper feeding correction. aligned (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.19) PF encoder disk stained Clean the PF encoder disk and flushing guide.
  • Page 103 ■ Traces of paper pull-in roller <User Check> - Check if the recording paper used is according to specifications. - Clean the paper pull-in roller. Step Cause Solution Paper pull-in roller defective Replace the paper pull-in roller. ■ Recording paper stained <User Check>...
  • Page 104: Software-Related Problems

    Software-related Problems Software-related problems, such as not being able to print from the PC, can be resolved by end users by following the User Check items, regardless of whether test printing or printer settings printing can be done through machine operation. If the same problem occurs, follow each procedure in the order of the number described in the Step column in the tables below.
  • Page 105: Network Problems

    Network Problems 4.5.1 Cannot print through a network connection <User Check> - Check if the LAN cable is disconnected. - Reset network settings. (Refer to the User's Guide) Step Cause Solution Wireless LAN PCB connector Reconnect the wireless LAN PCB ASSY. connection failure Wireless LAN PCB defective Replace the wireless LAN PCB ASSY.
  • Page 106: Control Panel Problems

    Control Panel Problems 4.6.1 No display on the LCD Step Cause Solution Panel harness connection failure Reconnect the panel harness. LCD flat cable connection failure Reconnect the LCD flat cable. LCD unit defective Replace the control panel ASSY and LCD unit. Power cord defective Replace the power supply PCB ASSY.
  • Page 107: Document Feeding Problems

    Document Feeding Problems 4.7.1 Document cannot be fed <User Check> - Check if the document is loaded correctly all the way inside the ADF document support and if "ADF READY" is displayed on the LCD. - Check if the amount of document inside the ADF document support is not fewer than the specified amount.
  • Page 108: Document Jam

    4.7.3 Document jam ■ Document jam near the ADF cover <User Check> - Check if the document is loaded correctly all the way inside the ADF document support. - Adjust the document guide to match the document size. - Check if the document loaded is smaller than the specified size. - Check if the document loaded is not thicker than the specified thickness.
  • Page 109 ■ Document jam inside the ADF <User Check> - Check if the document is loaded correctly all the way inside the ADF document support. - Adjust the document guide to match the document size. - Check if the document loaded is smaller than the specified size. - Check if the document loaded is not thicker than the specified thickness.
  • Page 110: Wrinkles On Documents

    4.7.4 Wrinkles on documents <User Check> - Check if the document guide is correctly set to the document size. - Check if documents are not curled. Step Cause Solution Document separation roller worn Replace the document separate roller ASSY. Each paper feed roller worn out Replace the ADF unit.
  • Page 111: Scanned-Image Problems

    Scanned-image Problems 4.8.1 Defective images The entire Scanning position failure Images are image is light. dark Vertical streaks Completely White vertical blank streaks Shades in the entire image Entire image is distorted 4.8.2 Scanned-image Problems ■ The entire image is light. <User Check>...
  • Page 112 ■ Scanning position failure <User Check> - Check if the document guide is correctly set to the document size. - Check that the document is placed correctly on the document cover. (1) ADF Step Cause Solution Scanning start position out of Adjust the scanning start position.
  • Page 113 ■ Completely blank <User Check> - Check if documents are not reversed. - Make sure that the document is loaded in the ADF document support. Step Cause Solution White level correction data failure Carry out maintenance 55. (Refer to Chapter 5, Section 1.3.17) CIS flat cable connection failure Reconnect the CIS flat cable.
  • Page 114 ■ White vertical streaks <User Check> - Clean the document cover glass or ADF glass. Step Cause Solution CIS unit defective Replace the CIS unit. White reference film stained Clean the white reference film of the document scanner unit. Scratched or damaged white Replace the document scanner unit.
  • Page 115: Fax Problems

    Fax Problems 4.9.1 Fax sending cannot be performed <User Check> - Check if the telephone line cord is inserted correctly into the socket. - Check if the dialing function setting (tone/pulse) is correct. - Check if the telephone line cord is disconnected from the EXT terminal. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 116: 4.10 Other Problems

    4.10 Other Problems 4.10.1 The machine cannot be powered on <User Check> - Insert the AC cord securely. Step Cause Solution Panel harness connection failure Reconnect the panel harness. Control panel ASSY defective Replace the control panel ASSY. AC cord defective Replace the power supply PCB ASSY.
  • Page 117: 4.10.4 Internal Memory Errors

    4.10.4 Internal memory errors <User Check> - Delete saved print and fax data. - Disconnect and reconnect the AC cord. Step Cause Solution Main PCB defective Replace the main PCB ASSY. 4.10.5 Security function lock related problems <User Check> - Have the administrator release the security lock. Step Cause Solution...
  • Page 118: Chapter 3 Disassembly And Assembly

    CHAPTER 3 DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY PRECAUTIONS BEFORE PROCEEDING To prevent the creation of secondary problems by mishandling, observe the following warnings and precautions during disassembly/assembly work. WARNING Before replacing parts or units, unplug the power cord and telephone line. Do not uses witches but unplug the power cord itself.
  • Page 119 • After completing all repairs, make sure to clean the flushing guide using a stick cleaner (as shown in the illustration below) before returning the machine to the user to prevent ink from spilling during transportation. Flushing guide Cleaner stick Confidential...
  • Page 120: Packing

    PACKING (3_002) Confidential...
  • Page 121: Screw Catalogue

    SCREW CATALOGUE TAPTITE BIND B TAPTITE BIND B M4x12 TAPTITE BIND B M2.6x8 TAPTITE CUP B TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 TAPTITE CUP S TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 SR SCREW BIND SCREW, BIND M3x6 SCREW BIND M2x10 Confidential...
  • Page 122: Screw Torque List

    SCREW TORQUE LIST Tightening torque Location of screw Screw type • • m (kgf ADF FG wire TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 0.35±0.05 (3.5±0.5) (Together with document scanner FG wire) Document scanner bottom cover TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 0.40±0.05 (4±0.5) ADF top cover rear TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 0.50±0.10 (5±1) Upper document chute...
  • Page 123: Lubrication

    LUBRICATION Refer to the following table when applying the specified lubricant to lubrication points. Lubricant Type Lubrication Amount Lubrication Point (Manufacturer) per Point Permalub BAN-5 Head/carriage unit 1 point 1.5 mm diameter ball (Nippon Koyu) FLOIL BG1319 (Kanto Kasei) Leveler roller ASSY 2 point 1 mm diameter ball FLOIL BG-10KS...
  • Page 124 ■ Leveler roller ASSY Leveler roller ASSY Lubricate these 2 points (3_006)  Paper pull-in roller Paper pull-in roller Lubricate here Paper pull-in gear Paper pull-in roller Engine unit (3_008) Confidential...
  • Page 125: Overview Of Gears

    OVERVIEW OF GEARS ■ ADF drive gear (3_009) LEG777 Separate roller gear outer LEG779 Document feed roller 1 gear LEG780 Idle gear 63 LEG781 Document feed roller 2 gear Confidential...
  • Page 126: Routing Of Harnesses And Ink Supply Tubes

    ROUTING OF HARNESSES AND INK SUPPLY TUBES Upper cover: document scanner motor harness, ADF motor harness , Document scanner FG wire ADF FG wire , document detection sensor harness and document scanning position sensor harness *1 For models with ADF Cable guide Cable guide Have the ADF motor harness*1,...
  • Page 127 CIS flat cable Cable guide CIS flat cable Flat core Cable guide (3_011) 3-10 Confidential...
  • Page 128 ADF unit reverse side (For ADF models only): document detection sensor harness Cable guide Document detection sensor harness Cable guide (Rear) Document detection actuator ADF unit (bottom) (3_071) ADF unit top (For ADF models only): ADF harness ASSY (ADF motor harness and ADF FG wire, document detection sensor harness, document scanning position sensor harness) Document scanning position detection actuator (Rear)
  • Page 129 Lower cover upper left side: PF/registration sensor harness ASSY, power supply harness, carriage motor harness, ASF motor harness, paper feed motor harness PF/registration Carriage motor harness sensor harness ASSY PF/registration sensor harness ASSY Paper feed motor harness Main PCB Carriage motor harness "z"...
  • Page 130 Power supply shield unit: power supply harness Power supply shield Power supply PCB Lower power supply frame Power supply harness PS PCB insulator Power cord (3_016) Power cord Ferrite core Cable guide Cable guide Power supply PCB Power supply harness Power supply shield (3_017) 3-13...
  • Page 131 Tube support plate: carriage flat cable Flat core Bent part Carriage flat cable Sponge Lower cover Tube/cable guide Boss Tube support wire Cable guide Tube support plate Tube/cable guide Cable guide (Rear) Tube/cable guide Cable guide (Front) (3_020) 3-14 Confidential...
  • Page 132 Tube support plate and head/carriage unit top: ink supply tube Lower cover Sponge Tube clamp (1) Tube clamp (2) Black Yellow Cyan Magenta Black Tube guide (Rear) Yellow Tube support plate Tube support wire elbow Cyan Magenta (3_021) Note Bind the ink tubes with the two tube clamps. Bind magenta, cyan, and yellow together from the bottom with tube clamp (1).
  • Page 133 Lower cover upper right side: ASF motor harness, pressure roller release sensor harness, ASF encoder sensor harness, purge cam switch harness, carriage motor harness, speaker harness, ink cartridge cover sensor harness, disc guide sensor harness Disc guide sensor Ink cartridge cover Pressure roller release harness sensor harness...
  • Page 134 Lower cover right side: ASF motor harness, pressure roller release sensor harness, ASF encoder sensor harness, purge cam switch harness, carriage motor harness, speaker harness, ink cartridge cover sensor harness, disc guide sensor harness ASF motor Carriage motor ASF motor/encoder PCB Speaker harness ASF encoder disk ASF motor harness...
  • Page 135 Lower cover left rear side: PF/registration sensor harness ASSY (PF encoder sensor harness and registration sensor harness), paper feed motor harness CR guide rail PF encoder sensor PCB ASSY Registration sensor holder PF encoder disk Section A PF/registration sensor harness ASSY Paper feed motor harness Lower cover...
  • Page 136 The entire lower cover Pressure roller release Ink cartridge cover sensor harness sensor harness Ink supply tubes Disc guide sensor harness PF/registration sensor harness Carriage motor harness ASF motor harness Paper feed motor harness Speaker harness Power supply harness Purge cam switch harness ASF encoder sensor (3_026) harness...
  • Page 137: Disassembly Flow

    DISASSEMBLY FLOW ■ Disassembly flowchart Disassembly/reassembly time (seconds) 9.20 Paper 9.1 Paper tray 9.8 Ink cartridge 9.6 ADF 9.1 Disc tray pull-in roller ASSY cover document support holder ASSY 20/30 9.22 Base pad 9.7 Front plate / on paper tray ASSY 9.2 Jam clear Control panel 10/10...
  • Page 138: Disassembly Procedure

    DISASSEMBLY PROCEDURE Preparations Transferring received fax data When the product needs to be repaired, received FAX data if left in the unit for repair are lost when the power cord is unplugged from the electrical outlet. To prevent data loss, you can transfer remaining fax files inside the unit to another fax machine or PC.
  • Page 139 [(Model Name) MFC-XXXX]  [PC Fax Receiving]  [Receive] <Windows 8> From your PC's Brother Utilities, click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click [PC-FAX Receive] in the left navigation bar, and then click [Receive].
  • Page 140 [(Model Name) MFC-XXXX]  [PC Fax Receiving]  [Receive] <Windows 8> From your PC's Brother Utilities, click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected), click [PC-FAX Receive] in the left navigation bar, and then click [Receive].
  • Page 141 Disconnecting Cables, Removing Accessories, and Setting the Protective Part Perform the following steps before disassembly. (1) Disconnect the following: - Power cord (for 200V models) - Line cord - USB interface cable (when connected) - LAN cable (when connected). (When not connected, remove the LAN port cap.) - Digital camera USB cable or USB flash memory (when connected) - External telephone line modular jack (when connected).
  • Page 142: Jam Clear Cover

    Jam Clear Cover (1) Open the jam clear cover. (2) Lightly push the right edge of the jam clear cover (viewed from the rear) inwards using a flathead screwdriver, release the boss, then remove the jam clear cover. Upper cover (Rear) Jam clear cover Boss...
  • Page 143: The Head/Carriage Unit, Cr Timing Belt, And Leveler Roller Assy

    The Head/Carriage Unit, CR Timing Belt, and Leveler Roller ASSY During disassembly, leave the head/carriage unit attached to the machine except when removing the ink refill ASSY or engine unit (including the maintenance unit). When removing the head/carriage unit, ink refill ASSY or engine unit, you need to remove all four ink cartridges first and set the protective part instead (refer to page 3-24).
  • Page 144 (4) Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. (5) Support the document scanner unit by hand, pull the hook at the rear end of the scanner cover damper to the front, and remove the damper from the document scanner unit. Scanner cover damper Hook Document...
  • Page 145 (6) Turn the scanner cover support upright and pull it up and out of the upper cover together with the scanner cover damper. Document scanner unit Scanner cover damper Scanner cover support Upper cover (3_034) 3-28 Confidential...
  • Page 146 (7) Release hook ① and ② of the harness cover then release hook ③ by lightly inserting a flathead screwdriver. Next, remove tab ④ , then while moving it to the left, release hook ⑤ . Note Follow the order illustrated below when removing the harness cover. Not doing so may damage the upper cover hooks.
  • Page 147 (8) Move the head/carriage unit to the left end of its travel by hand (to a position where the entire head/carriage unit can be seen). Head/carriage unit PF encoder disk Upper cover (3_036) (9) Insert a flathead screwdriver into the square opening of the head cover and release the latch in the direction shown in the figure below.
  • Page 148 (10) Unlock the connector on the carriage PCB and disconnect the head flat cable. Note After disconnecting the flat cable, check that each cable is not damaged at its end or short- circuited. When connecting the flat cable, do not insert it at an angle. Lock the connector, after confirming that the cable is not at an angle.
  • Page 149 (13) Pull out the head joint spring to the right. (14) Pull the head joint up and off the head/carriage unit. Immediately, wrap the head joint in a clean, lint-free cloth and keep it higher than the ink refill ASSY to prevent ink remaining in the ink supply tubes from leaking and the machine from getting stained with leaked ink.
  • Page 150 (16) Move the head/carriage unit slightly to the right as shown below. (17) While pressing the idle pulley holder to the right, remove the CR timing belt from the carriage motor pulley and the idle pulley. Note When removing the CR timing belt, do not touch the CR encoder strip or the lubrication area on the engine unit with your hands or with the CR timing belt.
  • Page 151 (18) As shown below, loosely tie the CR timing belt in a bundle on the head/carriage unit. (19) Move the head/carriage unit to the left side until it meets the carriage rail notches. (20) Press the right and left tabs of the leveler roller (LR) ASSY inwards and pull the ASSY towards you to release it downwards from the head/carriage unit.
  • Page 152 (22) Remove the CR timing belt from the head/carriage unit. (23) Press both rear ends of the leveler roller ASSY inwards to remove the CR guide rail through the 2 notches. Leveler roller ASSY Notches CR guide rail Upper cover (3_043) 3-35 Confidential...
  • Page 153 (24) The head/carriage unit is assigned a property code which indicates the unit's properties. This code is encoded in the QR code label affixed to the head/carriage unit and the bar code label affixed to the lower cover. When you remove the head/carriage unit and store it separately from the machine, remove the property label (bar code label) from the upper cover and store it together with the head/carriage unit.
  • Page 154 Note When storing a removed head/carriage unit for a long period, put it correctly inside the head casing by following the procedure below. Leaving the head/carriage unit outside the head casing for a long period will dry the print nozzles and ink supply ports and will make the head unusable. 1) Set the head/carriage unit on the head casing (lower), then slide it to the right.
  • Page 155 4) Fit the front end of the head/carriage unit first over the CR frame and then set the rear end onto the CR guide rail. Make sure that one point (see figure below) on the front side of the head/carriage unit bottom is firmly hooked to the front end of the CR frame and that the bosses of the bottom rear side are properly fitted into the two notches of the CR guide rail (refer to page...
  • Page 156 7) Remove the LR (Leveler Roller) fitting jig. 8) Release the bound CR timing belt and attach it to the idle pulley on the left edge first. Then, while pressing the idle pulley holder to the right, attach the belt to the carriage motor pulley on the right edge.
  • Page 157: Document Scanner Unit, Adf Unit (Models With Adf), And Document Cover Assy (Models Without Adf)

    Document Scanner Unit, ADF Unit (Models with ADF), and Document Cover ASSY (Models without ADF) (1) Unplug the CIS flat cable from the main PCB. Next, extend the lock arm of the upper cover towards you, take out the flat core and remove it from the CIS flat cable. Note When connecting flat cables, do not insert them at an angle.
  • Page 158 (5) <Models with ADF> Remove the document detection sensor harness , document scanning position sensor harness and ADF motor harness from cable guide on the upper cover. (6) Remove the document scanner motor harness, ADF FG wire and document scanner FG wire. *1 For models with ADF Document scanner unit CIS flat cable...
  • Page 159 (7) Open the document scanner unit at around 90 degrees then pull it backwards. *1 For models with ADF Document *2 For models without ADF ADF unit*1 scanner unit Document cover ASSY*2 CIS flat cable Document Document scanner FG wire scanning position sensor harness*1 Document scanner...
  • Page 160 *1 For models with ADF *2 For models without ADF ADF unit*1 ADF hinge Document cover ASSY*2 Latch ADF hinge Document scanner unit (3_054) 3-43 Confidential...
  • Page 161: Cis Unit And Cis Flat Cable

    CIS Unit and CIS Flat Cable Note When replacing the CIS unit, do it in a clean, dust-free environment. (1) Reverse the document scanner unit. (2) Remove the six screws of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10. Document scanner FG wire Document scanner motor harness CIS flat cable TAPTITE CUP B M3x10...
  • Page 162 (3) Turn the document scanner unit towards you. (4) Remove the document scanner top cover. (5) Remove the CIS roller holder F and CIS roller holder R. Document scanner top cover Document scanner bottom cover CIS roller holder R (Right) (Front) CIS roller holder F Document...
  • Page 163 (6) Turn the CIS unit 90 degrees clockwise, pull it slightly towards you, pull out the two bosses from the CIS carriage, and remove the unit upwards. (7) Unplug the CIS flat cable from the CIS unit. (8) Peel off the double-sided tape of the reverse side of the CIS flat cable from the CIS carriage. (9) Remove the CIS flat cable from the document scanner bottom cover.
  • Page 164 Assembling Note • Assemble new CIS flat cable following the steps below. 1) Fold CIS flat cable and affix the double-sided tape as shown below. Folding Instruction (Unit: mm) Mountain fold Valley fold 1066.4 385.5 115.5 38.5 45°45° 45° 45° UL notation CIS unit side Double-sided tape (affixed on the...
  • Page 165 2) Connect the CIS flat cable to the CIS unit, and route it around the cable guide as shown below. [Main unit side] Install the CIS flat cable in the following order and adjust the bend of the cable in the location marked by the dotted circle. CIS flat cable ①Double-sided tape ②...
  • Page 166: Component On The Adf Unit (For Adf Models Only)

    Component on the ADF Unit (For ADF Models Only) (1) Turn the ADF unit upside down. (2) Using the tip of a flathead screwdriver, remove the three latches of the document sponge ASSY by lightly pressing them inwards. (3) Release the two hooks of the document sponge ASSY and remove it from the ADF unit. Document sponge ASSY Hook Latch...
  • Page 167 ADF top cover front and ADF document support (5) Using a flathead screwdriver release four hooks of the ADF top cover front and remove it from the ADF unit. (Front) ADF unit Hook ADF top cover front Hook (3_064) (6) Remove the ADF document support. ADF unit (Rear) (Front)
  • Page 168 ADF top cover rear (7) Remove the screw of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10, unlatch the 5 latches, and release the hook to remove the ADF top cover rear. TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 Latch ADF top cover rear Latch Hook (Rear) Latch ADF unit...
  • Page 169 (10) Remove the ADF cover ASSY. ADF cover ASSY Upper document chute (3_068) ADF separation pad holder ASSY (11) Remove the ADF separation pad holder and its spring. Note Be careful not to let the spring to fly out. ADF separation pad holder ADF cover ASSY Spring (3_069)
  • Page 170 Document detection sensor PCB ASSY (12) Reverse the ADF unit. (13) Push the lock arm towards you, remove the rear end of the document detection sensor PCB from the lock arm, and take out the document detection sensor PCB ASSY. Disconnect the document detection sensor harness from the document detection sensor PCB.
  • Page 171 Document scanning position sensor PCB ASSY (14) Turn the ADF unit downside up. (15) Push the lock arm towards you, remove the front end of the document scanning position sensor PCB ASSY from the lock arm, and take out the document scanning position sensor PCB ASSY. Disconnect the document scanning position sensor harness from the PCB.
  • Page 172 ADF back cover, document separate roller ASSY (16) Remove the screw from the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10, release the boss, and release the 5 hooks to remove the ADF back cover. TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 Hook ADF unit ADF back cover Hook Boss Hook...
  • Page 173 (20) Remove the document scanning position sensor holder ASSY from document feed roller 1 and 2. (21) Remove document feed roller 1 and 2 by pulling them away from bearings from then remove it from the ADF unit. (22) Remove the three pinch rollers from the ADF unit. Bearing Document scanning position sensor holder ASSY...
  • Page 174: Front Plate And Control Panel Assy

    Front Plate and Control Panel ASSY (1) Open the ink cartridge cover. (2) Release the hook and remove the front plate. (3) Remove the three screws of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10. (4) Pull out the disc guide. (5) Release the 2 hooks on the right side of the control panel ASSY, the 2 hooks on the lower side, and 1 hook on the left side to pull out the control panel ASSY upwards.
  • Page 175 (8) Remove the two screws of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10, release the 2 bosses, and remove the bottom panel cover. (9) Release two bosses and remove the control panel ASSY. Front center cover Boss Boss Control panel ASSY Bottom panel cover Boss TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 (3_079)
  • Page 176: Upper Cover And Ink Cartridge Cover

    Upper Cover and Ink Cartridge Cover (1) Remove the four screws of the TAPTITE BIND B M4x12 from the upper cover. (2) Disconnect the document scanner sensor connector. (3) Hold the upper cover on both ends and lift it up. Note When lifting the upper cover up, do not insert your hand inside the aperture on top of the platen.
  • Page 177 Assembling Note • Take note of the following when attaching the upper cover. - Make sure that the ink cartridge cover is open. - Check if the head/carriage unit is in the head capping position (home position). This is to prevent the ink supply tubes from being sandwiched between the upper cover and lower cover.
  • Page 178: Document Scanner Sensor

    Document Scanner Sensor (1) Press the lock arm, and remove the document scanner actuator by sliding it to the left. (2) Release the latch using a flatbed screwdriver to remove the document scanner sensor. Document scanner actuator Latch Document scanner sensor Latch Upper cover...
  • Page 179: 9.11 Wireless Lan Pcb Assy

    9.11 Wireless LAN PCB ASSY (1) Take out the wireless LAN PCB ASSY from the main PCB ASSY. (2) Remove the gasket from the wireless LAN PCB ASSY. Note When removing the wireless LAN PCB ASSY, do not hold the tape on the top of the ASSY. Gasket Wireless LAN PCB ASSY Main PCB ASSY...
  • Page 180: Main Pcb

    9.12 Main PCB Note Before replacing the main PCB, backup the machine and user settings information (refer to • Chapter 5 "1.3.13 Backup of Machine Information (Maintenance mode 46)") and the head calibration data (refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.25 Updating of Head Property Data and Backup/ Restoration of Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 68)").
  • Page 181 (2) Remove the two screws of the TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 and remove the main PCB shield. (3) Remove the screw of the TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 and remove the main PCB. (4) Remove the USB ground plate. (5) Remove the PictBridge ground plate. (6) Remove the screw of the TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 and remove the main PCB frame.
  • Page 182: Mj Pcb Assy

    9.13 MJ PCB ASSY (1) Remove the two screws of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 and remove the MJ upper frame. (2) Remove the MJ PCB ASSY and the MJ lower frame from the lower cover. (3) Remove the two screws of the TAPTITE CUP S M3x6 and remove the MJ PCB ASSY from the MJ lower frame.
  • Page 183: Power Supply Pcb Assy

    9.14 Power Supply PCB ASSY (1) Remove the screw of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 and the screw of the TAPTITE CUP S M3x6. (2) Remove the power supply harness from the lower cover cable guide. (3) Press the upper part of lock "x" of the power supply unit, remove it from latch "y" of the lower cover, and take out the power supply unit from the bottom side of the lower cover, as shown below.
  • Page 184 (4) <200V only> Remove the one screw of the SCREW PAN (WASHER) M4x8 DB from the power cord holder. (5) Remove the power cord from the cable guide. (6) Remove the power supply shield from the lower power supply frame lock and the two stopper parts then pull it towards you.
  • Page 185 Assembling Note When installing the power supply shield, insert the part that bends to the outside of the left end under the stopper of the lower power supply frame, insert the front end into the lower power supply frame rib, and fix the top slits in place by locking the lower power supply frame. Power supply shield Lock (Left)
  • Page 186: Carriage Pcb Assy

    9.15 Carriage PCB ASSY Tip When the head/carriage unit has not been removed, refer to "9.3 The Head/Carriage Unit, CR Timing Belt, and Leveler Roller ASSY" in this chapter to remove the carriage PCB ASSY from the head/carriage unit. (1) Remove the MJ PCB flat cable spacer. (2) Remove the carriage flat cable from the cable guide of the tube support plate together with the flat core.
  • Page 187 Assembling Note When installing the carriage PCB ASSY, route the carriage flat cable as refer to Section 7-7 • this chapter. • When replacing the carriage PCB ASSY, remove the flat core from the old carriage PCB ASSY. After attaching the old flat core to the new flat cable, attach the sponge to the leading edge of the flat cable.
  • Page 188: Ink Refill Assy

    9.16 Ink Refill ASSY Tip When the head/carriage unit has not been removed, refer to "9.3 The Head/Carriage Unit, CR Timing Belt, and Leveler Roller ASSY" in this chapter to remove the ink supply tubes from the head/carriage unit. (1) Remove the ink supply tubes (4 tubes) from the tube guide on top of the tube support plate, take out the sponge, and remove it from the tube support wire.
  • Page 189 Note • Do not remove the protective part. Doing so in this state will make the ink inside the ink tubes flow out. The ink absorber felt (for the ink refill ASSY) attached to the bottom of the ink refill •...
  • Page 190: Ink Absorber Box And Ink Absorber Felt (For The Ink Refill Assy)

    9.17 Ink Absorber Box and Ink Absorber Felt (for the ink refill ASSY) Note Do not remove the ink absorber box unless it needs to be replaced. • (1) Pull out the main drain tube and air vent tube from the ink absorber box. Note Pinch the end of the main drain tube with a clip in order to prevent drained ink from •...
  • Page 191 Assembling Note When connecting the main drain tube and air vent tube to the ink absorber box, connect the air • vent tube to the upper port and the main drain tube to the lower port of the box. Connecting them the other way around will cause a large amount of ink to overflow during purging.
  • Page 192: Engine Unit, Flushing Box, And Ink Absorber Felt (For The Maintenance Unit)

    9.18 Engine Unit, Flushing Box, and Ink Absorber Felt (for the Maintenance Unit) During disassembly, leave the head/carriage unit in the machine, except when removing the engine unit (including the maintenance unit). When removing the engine unit, you need to remove all four ink cartridges first and set the protective part instead.
  • Page 193 (2) Pull the tube support plate tab upward, release the reverse side boss, slide the plate to the right, and remove it from the lower cover. Tab (with a boss on the reverse side) Tube support wire Tube support plate Lower cover (3_099) 3-76...
  • Page 194 (3) On the right side of the lower cover, remove the five harnesses connected to the engine unit from the cable guide. ASF motor Carriage motor ASF motor/encoder PCB ASF encoder disk ASF motor harness Pressure roller release sensor harness ASF encoder sensor harness Ferrite core of ASF...
  • Page 195 (4) On the left side of the lower cover, make sure that the two harnesses (paper feed motor harness and PF/registration sensor harness ASSY) is removed from the cable guide. (5) Remove the four screws of the TAPTITE CUP B M3x10 from the engine unit. (6) Hold the inner chute located beneath the CR guide rail, lift up the rear end of the engine unit slightly, and then take it up and out of the lower cover.
  • Page 196 (8) Release either the left of right hook of the outer paper guide before releasing the center hook and the remaining hooks and remove it from the switchback roller shaft. CR guide rail Switchback roller shaft Hook Center hook CR frame Hook Outer paper guide (Front)
  • Page 197: Maintenance Unit

    9.19 Maintenance unit (1) Release the upper and lower ends of the earth spring from the CR guide rail and the ASF motor, respectively. CR guide rail Earth spring Maintenance unit (Rear) CR guide rail Earth spring ASF motor (3_105) Assembling Note When mounting the earth spring, be careful not to contaminate it with grease.
  • Page 198 (2) Release the left end of the switching lever guide from the maintenance unit (viewed from the rear) and remove the guide. (3) If the ink absorber box has not been removed, pull out the main drain tube and air vent tube from the ink absorber box.
  • Page 199: 9.20 Components On The Engine Unit

    9.20 Components on the Engine Unit CR encoder strip (1) On the left end of the CR frame, press the rear end of the encoder strip spring inward and remove the left and right end of the CR encoder strip from the hook. (2) Rotate the CR encoder strip in the direction of the arrow shown below.
  • Page 200 Encoder strip guard film (3) On the right end of the CR frame, press the rear end of the guard film spring inward and remove the left and right end of the encoder strip guard film from the hook. (4) Rotate the encoder strip guard film in the direction of the arrow shown below. Remove it after aligning the right end square opening with the boss-shape of the strip support.
  • Page 201 Carriage motor (5) Remove the two screws of the SCREW BIND M3x6 from the CR frame, and remove the carriage motor and motor bracket from the engine unit. SCREW BIND M3x6 CR guide rail (Rear) CR frame Motor bracket Carriage motor (3_108) 3-84 Confidential...
  • Page 202 Registration sensor PCB ASSY, inner chute ASSY and pressure roller release sensor PCB ASSY (The pressure roller release sensor PCB ASSY is present only in disc printing models.) (6) Press down the lock arm boss part of the chute cover, remove it from the opening in the CR guide rail, and remove the chute cover by sliding it to the right (to the left if you are looking from the rear) and releasing the four locks.
  • Page 203 (7) Press down the lock arm boss part of the registration sensor holder where the registration sensor PCB ASSY is set, remove it from the CR guide rail, then remove the registration sensor holder outward. Pull the support arms on the registration sensor holder outwards, remove the registration sensor PCB ASSY, and disconnect the registration sensor harness from the PCB as shown below.
  • Page 204 (8) Hook the lock arm of the inner chute ASSY from the rear using the spring hook, release the boss part from the main chassis opening, and remove the inner chute ASSY by sliding it to the left (to the right when you are looking from the rear) and releasing the seven locks. Lock (Rear) Inner chute ASSY...
  • Page 205 (9) Remove the screw of the TAPTITE BIND B M2.6x8, remove the pressure roller release sensor PCB ASSY from the inner chute ASSY, then disconnect the harness. Pressure roller release sensor Inner chute ASSY Pressure roller release sensor harness TAPTITE BIND B M2.6x8 Pressure roller release sensor PCB ASSY (3_113)
  • Page 206 PF encoder disk, PF encoder sensor PCB ASSY, and PF/registration sensor harness ASSY The PF/registration sensor harness ASSY consists of a PF encoder sensor harness and registration sensor harness. (10) If the PF encoder disk needs to be replaced, peel it off from the paper feed roller gear L. Note •...
  • Page 207 Paper pull-in roller holder ASSY (12) Pull the pawl on the paper pull-in roller R, remove the paper pull-in roller R, then rotate the paper pull-in roller L to remove it. Paper pull-in roller holder ASSY Paper pull-in roller L Paper pull-in roller R Pawl Engine unit (bottom)
  • Page 208: Ink Cartridge Cover Sensor Assy

    9.21 Ink Cartridge Cover Sensor ASSY (1) Release the wiring of the ink cartridge cover sensor ASSY. (2) Release the latch using a flathead screwdriver and take out the ink cartridge cover sensor ASSY from the front right side of the lower cover. Disc guide sensor harness Speaker harness (Front)
  • Page 209: Base Pad On Paper Tray Assy

    9.22 Base Pad on Paper Tray ASSY (1) When there is a need to replace the base pad, peel it off from the bottom of the paper tray. Note Once removed, the base pad will become unusable and will need to be replaced with a new one.
  • Page 210 (2) When there is a need to replace the photo tray base pad, pinch the photo tray release button, pull out the photo tray to the position shown in the illustration below, and peel the pad off from the bottom of the photo tray. Note Once removed, the photo tray base pad will become unusable and will need to be replaced with a new one.
  • Page 211: Chapter 4 Adjustments And Updating Of Settings, Required After Parts Replacement

    CHAPTER 4 ADJUSTMENTS AND UPDATING OF SETTINGS, REQUIRED AFTER PARTS REPLACEMENT IF YOU REPLACE THE MAIN PCB ASSY <Operations> 1.1 Customize Destinations (Maintenance mode 74) 1.2 Automatically Set the CIS Type (Maintenance mode 59) 1.3 Install the Firmware (Maintenance mode 28) 1.4 EEPROM Parameter Initialization (Maintenance mode 01) 1.5 Restore Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 68) 1.6 Set the Serial Number (Maintenance mode 80)
  • Page 212: Customize Destinations (Maintenance Mode 74)

    (2) Connect the machine to your PC using a USB cable. (3) On the PC, run "filedg32.exe". (4) Drag and drop the firmware (e.g., lz00001_a.pjl) onto the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver icon in the [filedg32] window. Note Run the firmware file after extracting it. The file extension is ".exe", which means it's a self- extracting file.
  • Page 213 If the firmware write mode does not start automatically, run it to write the firmware with the .upd extension by following the steps below. 1) While holding down the power switch, plug the power cord into an electrical outlet. When the [Home] key lights, release the power switch and immediately press the power switch once to display the following pattern.
  • Page 214: Eeprom Parameter Initialization (Maintenance Mode 01)

    EEPROM Parameter Initialization (Maintenance mode 01) Refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.1 EEPROM Parameter Initialization (Maintenance mode 01, 91)" for details on the execution. Restore Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 68) Refer to Restore on Chapter 5 "1.3.25 Updating of Head Property Data and Backup/Restoration of Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 68)"...
  • Page 215 (6) In [Port] on the BrUsbSn screen, select the port number assigned to the Brother Maintenance USB Printer. If the port number is unknown, follow steps 1) through 4) below. 1) Click [Start]  [Settings]  [Printers]. The [Printers] window appears as shown below.
  • Page 216: Update The Head Property Data (Maintenance Mode 68)

    4) Click the [Ports] tab. In this example, the port number assigned to the Brother Maintenance USB Printer is USB003. (7) In the [Serial No.] box on the BrUsbSn screen, type the 15-digit serial number which is printed on the serial number label attached to the machine.
  • Page 217: Restore Machine Information (Maintenance Mode 46)

    Restore machine information (Maintenance mode 46) Refer to Restore on Chapter 5 "1.3.13 Backup of Machine Information (Maintenance mode 46)" restore the device information that was backed up. If Restore is successful, Section 1.9 Section 1.14 is not necessary. If the device information could not be restored from the external memory, replace the ink absorber box and flushing box and reset the purge and flushing counts in Section 1.14.
  • Page 218: Creating Of Head Calibration Data And Writing It Into Flash Rom (Maintenance Mode 02)

    Copy the ADF copy chart Using the Brother genuine plain paper BP60 or other higher quality is recommended. (Do not use glossy paper.) (1) Save chart_BHmini13.prn in a USB memory or SD card using a PC.
  • Page 219 Check pattern evaluation criteria A: Color blocks • Patchy color (Note: Vertical streaks in color blocks are negligible.) B: Contrast charts 1, 2 and 3 • Black or white vertical streaks • Patchy color • Missing dots C: Resolution chart •...
  • Page 220 ADF Copy Chart 4-10 Confidential...
  • Page 221: If You Replace The Head/Carriage Unit

    IF YOU REPLACE THE HEAD/CARRIAGE UNIT <Operations> 2.1 Update the Head Property Data (Maintenance mode 68) 2.2 Supply Head Ink (Maintenance mode 76) 2.3 Check Head Nozzles (Maintenance mode 09) 2.4 Adjust the Head/carriage Unit Inclination 2.5 Adjustment of Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65) 2.6 Update the Paper Feeding Correction Values (Maintenance mode 58) 2.7 Margin Adjustment in Borderless Printing (Maintenance mode 66) 2.8 Write Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 02)
  • Page 222: Update The Head Property Data (Maintenance Mode 68)

    Update the Head Property Data (Maintenance mode 68) Refer to "1.7 Update the head property data (Maintenance mode 68)" in this chapter for details on the execution. Supply Head Ink (Maintenance mode 76) (1) Open the ink cartridge cover. Install a comparatively new ink cartridge that has enough remaining ink to ink refill ASSY.
  • Page 223: Adjust The Head/Carriage Unit Inclination

    A4 or letter paper. Tip The test patterns can also be printed by opening [Filedrgs] on your PC and dragging & dropping the above files onto the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver icon. 4-13...
  • Page 224 (7) Adjust the head/carriage unit inclination by following the steps below. When the block number with the least uneven printing in the first column configuration block (top) is "0" 1) Check the block number with the smallest print unevenness in the second column configuration block (center).
  • Page 225 1st column configuration block (top) 2nd column configuration block (center) Head/carriage Unit Inclination Adjustment Test Pattern 4-15 Confidential...
  • Page 226: Adjustment Of Ruled Lines (Maintenance Mode 65)

    Adjustment of Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65) Refer to the adjustment of ruled lines in Chapter 5 "1.3.23 Adjustment of the Vertical Print Lines/ Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65)" for details on the execution. Update the Paper Feeding Correction Values (Maintenance mode 58) Refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.19 Updating of Paper Feeding Correction Value (Maintenance mode 58)"...
  • Page 227: Obtain Machine Information (Instruction To The End User)

    (3) From the menu bar, select [Control]  [Retrieve Printer's Color Data]. (4) Wait for the dialog to appear then click [OK]. *For a detailed explanation on how to acquire printer information, refer to the Brother Solution Center FAQ. 4-17...
  • Page 228: If You Replace The Document Scanner Unit Or Cis Unit

    IF YOU REPLACE THE DOCUMENT SCANNER UNIT OR CIS UNIT <Operations> 3.1 Set the CIS Type (Maintenance mode 59) 3.2 Acquire Black and White Level Data (Maintenance mode 55) 3.3 Check Scanning <Requirements> (1) USB flash memory or SD card: 1 piece (2) USB cable: 1 piece ®...
  • Page 229: If You Replace The Control Panel Assy

    IF YOU REPLACE THE CONTROL PANEL ASSY <Operations> 4.1 Adjust the Touch Panel (Maintenance mode 78) 4.2 Operational Check of the LCD (Maintenance mode 12) 4.3 Check the Operation of the Control Panel Keys (Maintenance mode 13) <Requirements> (1) Stylus for touch panel Adjust the Touch Panel (Maintenance mode 78) Refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.31 Adjust the Touch Panel (Maintenance mode 78)"...
  • Page 230: If You Replace The Ink Absorber Box Or Flushing Box

    IF YOU REPLACE THE INK ABSORBER BOX OR FLUSHING BOX <Operations> 5.1 Reset Purge and Flushing Counts (Maintenance mode 80) <Requirements> None Reset Purge and Flushing Counts (Maintenance mode 80) Refer to "1.14 Reset Purge and Flushing Counts (Maintenance mode 80)" in this chapter for details on the execution.
  • Page 231: If You Replace The Engine Unit, Recording Paper Feeding Related Parts Or Maintenance Unit

    IF YOU REPLACE THE ENGINE UNIT, RECORDING PAPER FEEDING RELATED PARTS OR MAINTENANCE UNIT The paper feeding related parts to be adjusted after replacement are listed below. Engine Unit Inner chute ASSY • • Carriage PCB ASSY Registration sensor PCB ASSY •...
  • Page 232: Check Head Nozzles (Maintenance Mode 09)

    Check Head Nozzles (Maintenance mode 09) Refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.5 Printout of Test Pattern (Maintenance mode 09)" for details on the execution. Adjustment of Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65) Refer to Chapter 5 "1.3.23 Adjustment of the Vertical Print Lines/Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65)"...
  • Page 233: Chapter 5 Service Functions

    CHAPTER 5 SERVICE FUNCTIONS MAINTENANCE MODE The maintenance mode is exclusively designed for the purpose of checks, settings and adjustments of the machine and can be triggered by the keys on the control panel. In the maintenance mode, you can perform operational checks of sensors, perform a print test, display the log information or error codes, and configure worker switches (WSW).
  • Page 234 (3) Press the [*], [2], [8], [6], and [4] keys on the LCD in this order. The machine displays the following screen on the LCD and enters the maintenance mode. (4) To select one of the maintenance mode functions shown on the following page, use the numerical keys to directly input the maintenance mode you want to use.
  • Page 235: 1.1.2 How To Enter The End User-Accessible Maintenance Mode

    1.1.2 How to Enter the End User-accessible Maintenance Mode Basically, the maintenance-mode functions should be accessed by service personnel only. However, you can allow end users to access some of these under the guidance of service personnel (e.g., by telephone). The user-accessible functions are shaded in the table given on the next page. (Maintenance mode 10, 11, 12, 17, 28, 37, 46, 52, 53, 54, 58, 65, 66, 75, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82, 87, 88, 91)
  • Page 236 ■ Rubber key panel model <Operating Procedure> (1) When the machine is on standby, press the [Menu], [Mono Start], and [Menu] keys in order. The LCD will display "0" and the machine will enter end-user accessible maintenance mode. (2) To select one of the maintenance mode functions, use the numerical keys to directly input the maintenance mode you want to use.
  • Page 237: List Of Maintenance-Mode Functions

    List of Maintenance-mode Functions Reference Section Maintenance Function Mode (Page) 1.3.1 (5-6) EEPROM Parameter Initialization 1.3.2 (5-7) Creating of Head Calibration Data and Writing it into Flash ROM Printout of Scanning Compensation White/Black Level Data 1.3.3 (5-10) 1.3.4 (5-13) ADF Performance Test 1.3.5 (5-13) Printout of Test Pattern 1.3.6 (5-15)
  • Page 238: Detailed Description Of Maintenance-Mode Functions

    Detailed Description of Maintenance-mode Functions 1.3.1 EEPROM Parameter Initialization (Maintenance mode 01, 91) <Function> This function initializes the parameters, user switches and worker switches settings registered in the EEPROM, to the initial values. Entering Maintenance mode 01 initializes almost all of the EEPROM areas.
  • Page 239: Creating Of Head Calibration Data And Writing It Into Flash Rom (Maintenance Mode 02)

    For higher precision of uneven printing correction, it is recommended to use the recording paper specified below to print the pattern for creating head calibration data. US: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Brother BP60PL EU, AP and others: Xerox Business 80 g/m , Brother BP60PA ■...
  • Page 240 (6) Upon completion of scanning, the machine displays the "Write Head Calib" on the LCD, creates the head calibration data, and writes it into the flash ROM on the main PCB. Upon completion of writing, the machine displays "Complete". Press the [Stop] key or the [X] key to return to the initial stage of the maintenance mode.
  • Page 241 Fit this mark on the left rear of Print Pattern for Creating Head Calibration Data Confidential...
  • Page 242: Printout Of Scanning Compensation White/Black Level Data (Maintenance Mode 05)

    1.3.3 Printout of Scanning Compensation White/Black Level Data (Maintenance mode 05) <Function> This function prints out the light and dark level data for scanning compensation. <Operating Procedure> Note Perform this procedure after carrying out document scanning operation at least once, not immediately after powering on the machine.
  • Page 243 ■ Output Data (Common to Monochrome and Color) a) Light and dark data graph (If monochrome scanning is performed preceding execution of maintenance 05, only G data is valid and RB data is indefinite.) b) LED PWM DATA (Color) 1 Byte indefinite for monochrome scanning c) LED PWM DATA (Mono) 1 Byte d) LED pulse data (G) 2 Byte e) LED pulse data (B) 2 Byte indefinite for monochrome scanning...
  • Page 244 Scanning Compensation Data List 5-12 Confidential...
  • Page 245: Adf Performance Test (Maintenance Mode 08)

    1.3.4 ADF Performance Test (Maintenance mode 08) <Function> The function counts the documents fed by the automatic document feeder (ADF) and displays the count on the LCD for checking the ADF performance. <Operating Procedure> (1) Set documents on the ADF unit. The LCD continues to display "■■...
  • Page 246 Test Pattern 5-14 Confidential...
  • Page 247: Worker Switch (Wsw) Setting And Printout (Maintenance Modes 10, 11)

    1.3.6 Worker Switch (WSW) Setting and Printout (Maintenance modes 10, 11) Worker Switch Setting (Maintenance mode 10) <Function> The worker switch functions (listed below) customize the machine to meet various needs. They can be activated with the procedures using the control panel keys. The worker switches have been configured at the factory in conformity to the communications standards and codes of each country.
  • Page 248 WSW No. Function WSW37 Function setting 15 WSW38 V.34 transmission setting WSW39 V.34 transmission speed WSW40 V.34 modem settings WSW41 ON-duration of the scanning light source WSW42 Internet mail settings WSW43 Function setting 16 WSW44 Speeding up scanning-1 WSW45 Speeding up scanning-2 WSW46 PC power state monitor setting and parallel port setting WSW47...
  • Page 249 <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [1] and [0] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "WSW00" on the LCD. (2) Enter a worker switch number to be modified. The following appears on the LCD. Selector No.
  • Page 250 Printout of Worker Switch Data (Maintenance mode 11) <Function> This function prints out the setting items of the worker switches and their contents specified. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [1] and [1] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine shows "PRINTING"...
  • Page 251: Check Lcd Operation (Maintenance Mode 12)

    When Screen 12 or 13 displays, pressing the [Home] key switches to Screen 1. (3) Regardless of the display status, pressing the [Stop] or the [X] key returns the machine to the initial stage of the maintenance mode. DCP-J552DW/J752DW, MFC-J650DW/J870DW/J875DW <Screen 1> <Screen 7>...
  • Page 252 MFC-J285DW/J450DW/J470DW/J475DW <Screen 1> <Screen 8> Completely blank Red stepwise <Screen 2> <Screen 9> All black Green stepwise <Screen 3> <Screen 10> All gray Blue stepwise <Screen 4> <Screen 11> All red Stroke detection <Screen 5> <Screen 12> All green All gray <Screen 6>...
  • Page 253: Operational Check Of Keys On Control Panel (Maintenance Mode 13)

    (3) After the last number key is pressed in the correct entry procedure, the machine returns to the initial stage of the maintenance mode. To cancel the setting and return to the initial stage of the maintenance mode, press the [Stop] or the [X] key. DCP-J552DW/J752DW MFC-J285DW MFC-J285DW 5-21...
  • Page 254 MFC-J450DW/J470DW/J475DW MFC-J650DW/J870DW/J875DW 5-22 Confidential...
  • Page 255: Eeprom Dump And Log Information Saving (Maintenance Mode 17)

    1.3.9 EEPROM Dump and Log Information Saving (Maintenance mode 17) <Function> The EEPROM dump function transfers the EEPROM settings made in the machine to another machine as fax data. The log information transfer function outputs user’s log information (e.g., panel operation) and machine’s operation log information to a USB flash memory to save it as a CSV file.
  • Page 256: Updating Of Firmware Using An External Memory (Maintenance Mode 28)

    <Operating Procedure> (1) Switch your PC ON and insert an external memory. (2) Create a folder named "BROTHER" in the top layer of the external memory's directory and copy the firmware file having the extension ".pjl" into that folder. Note Before copying, check that the firmware file name having the extension ".pjl" matches your machine.
  • Page 257: Sensor Operational Check (Maintenance Mode 32)

    1.3.11 Sensor Operational Check (Maintenance mode 32) <Function> This function checks whether sensors work normally. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [3] and [2] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine sounds 1,100 Hz and 400 Hz tones cyclically through the following volumes for testing the speaker.
  • Page 258: Printout Of Dial Log (Maintenance Mode 37)

    (3) Change the detecting conditions, and then check that the indication on the LCD changes according to the sensor states. For example, insert paper through the registration sensor, open the ink cartridge cover or remove the ink cartridges. (4) Press the [Stop] or [X] key to stop this operation and return the machine to the initial stage of the maintenance mode.
  • Page 259: Backup Of Machine Information (Maintenance Mode 46)

    <Operating Procedure> Backup procedure (1) On the PC, create a "BROTHER" folder in an external memory to be used for saving backup data. (2) Insert the external memory in (1) into the slot of the machine in the initial stage of the maintenance mode.
  • Page 260 The external memory is being used by another operation. Insert Card No external memory is inserted. No file File name is invalid. No "BROTHER" folder exists. Card Error External memory failure. Mismatch of serial numbers between the machine and the backup Machine ID Error data (which is detected only in data restoration).
  • Page 261: Setting Of Country/Language (Maintenance Mode 52)

    1.3.14 Setting of Country/Language (Maintenance mode 52) <Function> Machines have been customized for their destination countries with the corresponding EEPROM customizing codes list (refer to 1.3.27 Customize Code Destinations (Maintenance mode 74) in this chapter). However, some customizing codes are shared by two or more destination countries, so the machines customized by these codes require further specification of individual destination countries or languages.
  • Page 262: Transfer Of Received Fax Data And/Or Equipment's Log (Maintenance Mode 53)

    1.3.15 Transfer of Received FAX Data and/or Equipment's Log (Maintenance mode 53) <Function> This function transfers received FAX data to another machine. It is useful when the machine cannot print received data due to the printing mechanism defective. This function also transfers the activity report, the communications list, and the equipment’...
  • Page 263 (3) Enter the telephone number of the receiver machine and press the [Set] or [OK] key again. (4) The machine displays the "ACCEPTED" for approx. two seconds and starts dialing to transfer data. Note • Be sure to type the telephone number with the numerical keys. No auto-dial numbers stored in memory can be used in this procedure.
  • Page 264: Fine Adjustment Of Scanning Position (Maintenance Mode 54)

    1.3.16 Fine Adjustment of Scanning Position (Maintenance mode 54) <Function> This function adjusts the scanning start and end positions of ADF. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [5] and [4] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "SCAN ADJ SELECT"...
  • Page 265: Acquisition Of White/Black Level Data And Cis Scanner Area Setting (Maintenance Mode 55)

    1.3.17 Acquisition of White/Black Level Data and CIS Scanner Area Setting (Maintenance mode 55) <Function> This procedure allows the machine to obtain white/black level data for the CIS scanner and save it together with the CIS scanner area into the EEPROM on the main PCB. <Operating Procedure>...
  • Page 266: Cartridge Ic Communication Check (Maintenance Mode 57)

    1.3.18 Cartridge IC Communication Check (Maintenance mode 57) <Function> This function checks the applicable cartridge, color information, destination, size and data version in the IC chip built in an ink cartridge. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [5] and [7] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "IC_ACT ALL"...
  • Page 267: Updating Of Paper Feeding Correction Value (Maintenance Mode 58)

    Tip The test patterns can also be printed by opening [Filedrgs] on your PC and dragging & dropping the above adjustment files onto the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver icon. For adjustment of all paper feeding correction values (1) Press the [5] and [8] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode.
  • Page 268 For the paper feed roller diameter adjustment (1) Press the [5] and [8] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "Select 58?" on the LCD. (2) Press the [Mono Start] key. The machine displays "1.ALL" on the LCD. (3) Press the [ ] key once.
  • Page 269 For the paper feed roller alone adjustment (1) Press the [5] and [8] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "Select 58?" on the LCD. (2) Press the [Mono Start] key. The machine displays "1.ALL" on the LCD. (3) Press the [ ] key twice.
  • Page 270 pfadj1 Pattern 5-38 Confidential...
  • Page 271 pfadj2 Pattern 5-39 Confidential...
  • Page 272 pfadj3 Pattern 5-40 Confidential...
  • Page 273: Checking Of Cis Travel And Specifying Of Cis Type (Maintenance Mode 59)

    1.3.20 Checking of CIS Travel and Specifying of CIS Type (Maintenance mode 59) <Function> This procedure allows you to check the movement of the CIS unit integrated in the document scanner unit. The CIS unit travels to the three positions: the white reference film position, scanning start and end positions.
  • Page 274: Printout Of Prn/Jpeg Files In Memory Card (Maintenance Mode 61)

    1.3.21 Printout of PRN/JPEG Files in Memory Card (Maintenance Mode 61) <Function> This procedure prints PRN files and JPEG files stored in a memory card supported by Photo Capture Center. The following four print modes are available. • Printing the specified file once. •...
  • Page 275: Move Of The Head/Carriage Unit To The Adjustment Position, And Check Of The Pressure Roller Release Operation (Maintenance Mode 63)

    1.3.22 Move of the Head/Carriage Unit to the Adjustment Position, and Check of the Pressure Roller Release Operation (Maintenance mode 63) <Function> This function moves the head/carriage unit to the adjustment position. (Maintenance mode 63 + *) It also checks the pressure roller release and depress operation. (Maintenance mode 63 + #) <Operating Procedure>...
  • Page 276: Adjustment Of The Vertical Print Lines/Ruled Lines (Maintenance Mode 65)

    1.3.23 Adjustment of the Vertical Print Lines/Ruled Lines (Maintenance mode 65) <Function> This procedure aligns vertical lines printed when the head/carriage unit travels from left to right. If the head/carriage unit, main PCB, or engine-related parts are replaced, you need to make the adjustment given below.
  • Page 277 Resetting set values (1) Press the [6] and [5] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "MAINTENACE 65" on the LCD. (2) Press the [8], [6], [5], and [4] keys in this order. "INIT ADJ_L_LINE?" appears on the LCD. (3) Press the [Set] key.
  • Page 278 Vertical Lines Check Pattern 5-46 Confidential...
  • Page 279 Ruled Lines Check Pattern 5-47 Confidential...
  • Page 280: Margin Adjustment In Borderless Printing (Maintenance Mode 66)

    • The test patterns can also be printed by opening [Filedrgs] on your PC and dragging & dropping the above file onto the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver icon. • <Models not supporting disk printing> Adjustments can also be made in "mediaadj_BHmini13_Step.prn."...
  • Page 281 The machine displays "LEFT 1 :30" on the LCD. (6) Adjust the 600 dpi left margin. Enter the measured margin value (in units of 0.1 mm) multiplied by 10. In the example on step (1) above, the measured margin value of the left margin is 2.8 mm, so press the [2], [8] and [SET] or [OK] keys in that order.
  • Page 282 Adjusting the bottom margin (1) Measure the bottom margin on the printed check pattern 1. (Example) Bottom margin: 3.2 mm If it is within the range from 0.0 to 5.0 mm, no adjustment is required. If not, go to step (2). (2) If the bottom margin is out of the specified range, press the [6] key twice.
  • Page 283 Margin Check Pattern 5-51 Confidential...
  • Page 284 Margin Check Pattern 5-52 Confidential...
  • Page 285: Updating Of Head Property Data And Backup/Restoration Of Head Calibration Data (Maintenance Mode 68)

    1.3.25 Updating of Head Property Data and Backup/Restoration of Head Calibration Data (Maintenance mode 68) <Function> Maintenance code 68 provides two types of procedures: one for "updating the head property data" and the other for "backing up the head calibration data and restoring it". Updating the head property data To maintain print quality, the machine optimizes the drive conditions of individual head/carriage units according to their property data.
  • Page 286 Head calibration data backup/restoration procedures Backup procedure (1) Press the [6] and [8] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. (2) Press the [0], [6], [2], and [6] keys in this order. The machine displays "HeadCalib  Media" on the LCD. (3) Insert an external memory into the memory slot.
  • Page 287: Traveling Speed Check Of Head/Carriage Unit (Maintenance Mode 69)

    1.3.26 Traveling Speed Check of Head/Carriage Unit (Maintenance mode 69) <Function> This procedure checks whether the traveling speed of the head/carriage unit is within the specified range. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [6] and [9] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine shows "CR AGING"...
  • Page 288: Customize Code Destinations (Maintenance Mode 74)

    Note If no keys are pressed for at least one minute with any display state, the machine automatically returns to the initial stage of the maintenance mode. ■ EEPROM customizing codes list Canada Germany/Austria UK/Ireland DCP-J552DW 0004 0004 DCP-J752DW 0104 0104...
  • Page 289 France Holland Belgium Iberia (France/Belgium/ (Spain/Portugal) Holland/Others) DCP-J552DW 0055 0065 (0005/0008/0009/ (0015/0018) 0004) DCP-J752DW 0155 0165 (0105/0108/0109/ (0115/0118) 0104) MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW MFC-J470DW 0005 0009 0008 0065 (0015/0018) MFC-J475DW MFC-J650DW 0005 0065 (0015/0018) MFC-J870DW 0005 0009 0008 0065 (0015/0018) MFC-J875DW Italy...
  • Page 290 Poland Oceania Singapore/Gulf Hong Kong (Australia/ New Zealand) DCP-J552DW 0004 0040 DCP-J752DW 0104 0140 MFC-J285DW MFC-J450DW MFC-J470DW 0039 0056 0040 0028 (0006/0027) MFC-J475DW 0156 (0106/0127) MFC-J650DW 0056 0040 0028 (0006/0027) MFC-J870DW 0056 0040 0028 (0006/0027) MFC-J875DW This code list is as of April 2013. Check with your sales company for the latest information.
  • Page 291: Move Of The Head/Carriage Unit To The Center (Maintenance Mode 75)

    1.3.28 Move of the Head/Carriage Unit to the Center (Maintenance mode 75) <Function> This function is used to remove paper particles and dust accumulated between the maintenance unit and head/carriage unit. Using this function moves the head/carriage unit to the center of its travel, allowing you to easily remove the paper particles and dust accumulated.
  • Page 292: Purge Operation (Maintenance Mode 76)

    1.3.29 Purge Operation (Maintenance mode 76) <Function> The machine can carry out several types of purge operations--normal purge, periodical reset purge, power purge, initial purge, user reset purge, and engine setup purge. This function allows you to select the desired purge type and carry it out. <Operating Procedure>...
  • Page 293 Purge types and purge codes To be entered with Purge Types Contents maintenance mode 76 Normal purge (NP) Purge to be performed by user purge Periodical reset purge (RP) Purge to be performed periodically. The cycle varies due to the ambient temperature Power purge (PP) Purge to be performed by user purge Initial purge (uIP)
  • Page 294 < Recommended purge procedures > When a print failure occurs due to the non-discharge of ink, make a recovery from the non-discharge in accordance with the recommended procedures below. (1) Open the document scanner unit and check if there is ink in the ink supply tubes from the opening of the upper cover.
  • Page 295: Print Of The Maintenance Information (Maintenance Mode 77)

    1.3.30 Print of the Maintenance Information (Maintenance mode 77) <Function> The machine prints out its log information or saves it into an external memory. <Operating Procedure> Printing (1) Press the [7] key twice in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine starts printing out the maintenance information.
  • Page 296 Real-time clock (RTC) check result *4 26 Printed page count for paper size and paper type *1 RTC backup check result *4 27 Total page count for duplex printing/Jam count in duplex OK: Backup completed, NG: Backup failed printing/Roller cleaning count Model code 28 Total page count in duplex printing Country code...
  • Page 297: Adjust The Touch Panel (Maintenance Mode 78)

    1.3.31 Adjust the Touch Panel (Maintenance mode 78) <Function> This function adjusts the detection area on the touch panel. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [7] and [8] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The adjustment screens shown below appear on the LCD. (2) Touch the symbols on the touch panel with a stylus in the order of top-left, bottom-left, bottom- right, top-right, and the center.
  • Page 298: Display Of The Equipment's Log (Maintenance Mode 80)

    1.3.32 Display of the Equipment's Log (Maintenance mode 80) <Function> This function displays the log information on the LCD. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [8] and [0] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "00:00 22:36 OK" on the LCD. (2) Press the [ ] key to call up the following log information items, one by one.
  • Page 299 Items shown on the LCD Description MEDIA:00001 Memory card/PictBridge print page count TEST PRINT:0000 Total number of test prints A3P:00001 Total page count for paper sizes and types *6 DX P Total page count in duplex printing :0000000001 DX JAM:00001 Paper jam count during duplex printing DX CLEAN:001 Roller cleaning count in duplex printing...
  • Page 300 *1 The serial number of the machine can be changed with the following procedure. 1) Press the [SET] or [OK] key to display the serial number, then press the [9], [4], [7] and [5] keys in this order. The cursor appears on the LCD display at the uppermost digit of the current serial number, indicating that the machine switches to the edit mode.
  • Page 301: Equipment Error Code Indication (Maintenance Mode 82)

    1.3.33 Equipment Error Code Indication (Maintenance mode 82) <Function> This function displays an error code of the last error on the LCD. <Operating Procedure> (1) Press the [8] and [2] keys in this order in the initial stage of the maintenance mode. The machine displays "MACHINE ERR XX"...
  • Page 302: Assurance Mode Switch Setting (Ams) (Maintenance Mode 88)

    1.3.35 Assurance Mode Switch Setting (AMS) (Maintenance mode 88) <Function> When the machine does not function normally because the usage environments or operating conditions are not usual, the assurance mode switches provide workarounds to make the machine usable by changing the machine settings to untypical ones. The machine incorporates six assurance mode switches (AMS01 through AMS06).
  • Page 303 AMS01 (Printing Assurance 1) Selector Function Setting and Specifications Prevention of stains on back side of leading edge of paper in borderless 0: Disable (default) 1: Enable printing Not used No. 3 4 0 0 : Automatically select depending upon the print resolution Protection of platen from no-paper (Default) printing to prevent stains...
  • Page 304 Selectors 5 and 6: Assurance print 1 and 2  Enabling assurance print 1 causes the machine to mix black ink (pigment-based) and a little of cyan ink (dye-based) to use in "monochrome copy." Enabling assurance print 2 causes the machine to mix black ink (pigment-based) and a little of cyan ink (dye-based) to use in "monochrome FAX reception"...
  • Page 305 Selector 7: Unidirectional print (for higher print quality)  The machine prints bidirectionally by default. To get higher print quality, set this selector to "1" to switch to the unidirectional print mode. In this mode, printing is performed only when the head/carriage unit travels from left to right.
  • Page 306 AMS03 (Maintenance Assurance 1) Selector Function Setting and Specifications Protection of head caps from drying 0: Disable (default) 1: Enable No. 2 3 0 0 : 30 seconds default Auto capping start time 0 1 : 5 seconds 1 0 : 15 seconds 1 1 : 300 seconds...
  • Page 307 AMS04 (Maintenance Assurance 2) Selector Function Setting and Specifications Not used Black ink print mode 0: Disable (default) 1: Enable Automatic purging for color ink 0: Enable (default) 1: Disable Not used No. 6 7 0 0 : Prescribed purge intervals default Periodical purging interval 0 1 : 30 days black, 60 days color...
  • Page 308 Selectors 6 and 7: Periodical purging intervals  These selectors allow you to select the periodical purge interval to reduce ink consumption. Setting these selectors "0, 0" (Prescribed purge intervals) performs purging at the intervals. Setting these selectors to "1, 0" (30 days (black), no purge (color)) disables the setting made by selector 4.
  • Page 309 Assurance Mode Switch 06 (Printing Assurance 4) Selector Function Setting and Specifications No. 1 2 Improvement of white and black 0 0 : Disable (default) horizontal streaks on bottom edge 0 1 : Improve black streaks of the paper during normal and 1 0 : Improve white streaks high-speed printing on plain paper...
  • Page 310: Other Service Functions

    OTHER SERVICE FUNCTIONS Displaying the Firmware Version Touch panel model (1) When the machine is on standby, hold down the [Home] key for approx. 5 seconds. The following screen will be displayed on the LCD. The firmware version displays in the "2. ROM Version" area. Rubber key panel model (1) When the machine is on standby, press the [*] and [#] keys at the same time.
  • Page 311: Retrieving The Equipment Log Information

    Retrieving the Equipment Log Information <Function> This procedure retrieves the log information from the machine to the connected PC as electronic data. <Operating Procedure> (1) Turn on your PC. (2) Create an arbitrary folder in the C: directory and save the readback tool (rb2k03.exe) and PJL command file (brmainten_77.pjl) in that folder.
  • Page 312: Chapter 6 Circuit Diagrams And Wiring Diagrams

    CHAPTER 6 CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS AND WIRING DIAGRAMS MJ PCB  U.S.A., Canadian models (1608) FCTP13 (1608) FCTP10 FCTP18 TRF600-150 C153 TP40 TP21 MMZ1608S102A DRL-0033P 6.81M 1%(F) TRF600-150 1/8W TP39 TEST AGND FCTP17 150k DRL-0033P MMZ1608S102A 6.81M 1/8W 1%(F) TP33 (1608) C473 EXT1 AGND...
  • Page 313 MJ PCB  European, Oceanian, Asian models (1608) FCTP13 (1608) C153 FCTP10 FCTP18 TRF600-150 C153 TP40 TP21 MMZ1608S102A DRL-0033P 6.81M 1%(F) TRF600-150 1/8W TP39 TEST AGND FCTP17 150k DRL-0033P MMZ1608S102A 6.81M 1/8W 1%(F) TP33 (1608) C473 EXT1 AGND DIBN C104 10%(B) (1608) 16VDC...
  • Page 314 Power supply PCB, 100 V series  Confidential...
  • Page 315 Power supply PCB, 200 V series  Confidential...
  • Page 316 Wiring diagrams  FG10 10 M M ain PCB VTEMP 1 21 VTEMP CARRIAGE PCB ASSY S0V 2 20 S0V FIRE_B+ 3 19 FIRE_B+ FIRE_B- 4 18 FIRE_B- S0V 5 17 S0V CN32 SIN_B+ 6 16 SIN_B+ USB HOST SIN_B- 7 15 SIN_B- S0V 8 14 S0V...
  • Page 317: Chapter 7 Periodical Maintenance

    CHAPTER 7 PERIODICAL MAINTENANCE PERIODICAL REPLACEMENT PARTS There are no parts to be replaced periodically. Confidential...
  • Page 318: Appendix 1 Serial Numbering System

    APPENDIX 1. SERIAL NUMBERING SYSTEM This appendix shows the location of labels put on some parts and describes the coding information for serial number and head property data. <Reading Labels> An individual machine has a "serial number label" for the machine itself and "head property label" for the head/carriage unit.
  • Page 319 (2) Head property label The head/carriage unit property code is printed on the head property label. The head property label is attached to the inner part of the upper cover when the scanner cover is open. ■ Head property label on top of the upper cover Head property code Location...
  • Page 320: Appendix 2 Deletion Of User Setting Information

    APPENDIX 2. DELETION OF USER SETTING INFORMATION This appendix provides instructions on how to delete user setting information recorded in the machine. A2.1 DELETION OF USER SETTING INFORMATION The user setting information of this device is stored in the EEPROM of the main PCB. You can delete all of the following information by following the steps below.
  • Page 321 <Rubber key panel model> (1) Press Menu. (2) Press [ ] or [ ] to choose [0. Initial Setup]. Press OK. (3) Press [ ] or [ ] to choose [4. Reset]. Press OK. (4) Press [ ] or [ ] to choose [3. All Settings]. Press OK. (5) Press [ ] to choose [ Reset].
  • Page 322: Appendix 3 Installing The Maintenance Printer Driver

    • Once this installation procedure is carried out for a PC, no more driver/software installation will be required for that PC to identify machines. If the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver has been already installed to your PC according to this procedure, skip this section.
  • Page 323 (7) Select "Install the software automatically (Recommended)" and click [Next]. (8) Alert warning message of WHQL appears. Click [Continue Anyway] to proceed. App. 3-2 Confidential...
  • Page 324 (9) Repeat steps (6) to (8) three times. Installation is completed. (10) If the Brother Maintenance USB Printer driver is successfully installed, the following message screen appears. Click [Finish] to return. App. 3-3 Confidential...
  • Page 325 NOTE: In order to check whether the printer driver is successfully installed, click [Start], [Settings], [Printers] to select the Printers window. Then, check that the Brother Maintenance USB Printer icon is shown. App. 3-4 Confidential...
  • Page 326 Disconnect the USB cable that connects the machine with your PC. (2) Turn on your PC. (3) Click Setup.exe inside the Brother Maintenance USB Printer folder that was saved in a temporary folder. The following screen appears. Click the [Next] button.
  • Page 327 (4) Wait for the following screen to appear and click [Finish]. (5) Plug the power cord of the machine into an electrical outlet. (6) Switch the machine to the maintenance mode. (Refer to Chapter (7) Connect the machine to your PC using a USB cable. Windows Vista/Windows 7 The following window is displayed during installation.
  • Page 328 Windows 8 Open "Device Manager" from [Settings]  [Control Panel]. Select "Update Driver Software" from the pull-down menu of "Brother BHL2- Maintenance" in "Other devices". When the following screen appears, click "Search automatically for updated driver software". Select "Brother Maintenance USB Printer" and click [Next].
  • Page 329 When the following screen appears, click [Close] to close the screen. App. 3-8 Confidential...

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