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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Please read the Product Safety Guide first before you set up your machine. Then, please read this Quick Setup
Guide for the correct setup and installation.
WARNING
CAUTION
IMPORTANT
NOTE
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
Most of the illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide show the MFC-J870DW.
The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
Basic User's Guide
Product Safety
1
If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, you can download the drivers from your model's download page at
http://solutions.brother.com/. For more information, see page 11.
WARNING
Plastic bags are used in the packing of your machine. To avoid the danger of suffocation, keep these
plastic bags away from babies and children. Plastic bags are not toys.
NOTE
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• You need to purchase the correct interface cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network
connection).
USB cable
We recommend using a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than two metres long.
Network cable
Use a straight-through Category5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast
Ethernet Network.
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor
or moderate injuries.
IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in
damage to property or loss of product functionality.
Notes tell you how to respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about how the operation
works with other features.
Introductory Ink
Cartridges
CD-ROM
Guide
MFC-J650DW
MFC-J870DW
Black
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
(Approx. 80% yield of
the replacement
cartridge (Standard))
uuBasic User's Guide:
Consumable items
1
Power Cord
Quick Setup Guide
(for UK)
(for others)
Telephone Line Cord
UK/IRE/GEN Version 0
1

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  • Page 1 Guide If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, you can download the drivers from your model’s download page at http://solutions.brother.com/. For more information, see page 11. WARNING Plastic bags are used in the packing of your machine. To avoid the danger of suffocation, keep these plastic bags away from babies and children.
  • Page 2 Remove the protective tape and film covering Connect the power cord. the machine, and also from the Touchscreen. Remove the plastic bag a containing the ink cartridges from on top of the paper tray. (Example for UK) Make sure you have all the components. NOTE •...
  • Page 3 Connect the telephone line cord. NOTE Connect one end of the telephone line cord to If you are sharing one telephone line with an the socket marked LINE on the machine. external telephone, connect it as shown below. Carefully guide the telephone line cord into the cable channel and out the back of the machine.
  • Page 4: Install The Ink Cartridges

    Remove the orange protective part a. Install the ink cartridges CAUTION If ink gets in your eyes, wash it out with water at once and call a doctor if you are concerned. NOTE Make sure you install the Introductory Ink Cartridges included with your machine first.
  • Page 5 Take care to match the sticker colour a with Load plain A4 paper the cartridge colour b as shown in the diagram below. Install each ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. Pull the paper tray a completely out of the machine.
  • Page 6 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Gently adjust the paper width guides to the and misfeeds. paper with both hands. Make sure that the paper width guides touch the edges of the paper. NOTE Always make sure that the paper is not curled or wrinkled.
  • Page 7: Check The Print Quality

    Check the print quality Set the date and time When the preparation process has finished, the The Touchscreen displays the date and time. You can Touchscreen shows Load paper and also add the current date and time to each fax you send by setting your Station ID (see step 8).
  • Page 8: External Tad

    Choose a Receive Mode Enter personal information (Station ID) There are four possible receive modes: Fax Only, Set your machine’s Station ID so that the date and Fax/Tel, Manual and External TAD. time appear on each fax you send. uuBasic User’s Guide: Using Receive Modes If you are not using this machine for faxing, go to the If you are not using this machine for faxing, go to the next step.
  • Page 9: Transmission Verification Report

    Set the telephone line Verification Report type Your Brother machine is equipped with a If you are connecting the machine to a line that Transmission Verification Report that can be used as features PBX or ISDN to send and receive faxes, it is confirmation that you sent a fax.
  • Page 10 Set the telephone line compatibility (VoIP) If you are connecting the machine to a VoIP service (over the Internet), you need to change the compatibility setting. NOTE If you are using an analogue telephone line, you can skip this step. Press (Settings).
  • Page 11: Choose Your Connection Type

    • If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, you can download the latest drivers, manuals and utilities for your model from the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/. Some software applications included on the CD-ROM may not be available as a download.
  • Page 12: Before You Install

    If the language screen appears, choose your language. Follow the on-screen instructions until the Plug NOTE in the USB cable screen appears. • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to Computer (My Computer). ® (For Windows...
  • Page 13: Connect The Usb Cable

    The Brother Trial Photo Print screen appears only once after restarting. IMPORTANT We recommend you try the Brother Trial Photo Make sure that the cable does not restrict the Print selection to see the high quality output cover from closing, or an error may occur.
  • Page 14 Brother Product Research and Support Program. Click Finish to restart your computer. • When you install MFL-Pro Suite, Brother Help After restarting the computer, you must log on will also be installed automatically. Brother with Administrator rights.
  • Page 15 Macintosh For Macintosh USB interface users (Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x, 10.8.x) Connect the USB cable to the USB port Before you install marked with a symbol a. You will find the USB port inside the machine, as shown in the callout below.
  • Page 16 (MFC-J650DW) Install MFL-Pro Suite After the installation, the Brother software will search for the Brother device. This will take a few moments to complete. Put the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Choose your machine from the list, and then click Next.
  • Page 17 NewSoft CD Labeler* * NewSoft CD Labeler available for MFC-J870DW only When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. NewSoft CD Labeler is an application for printing directly on to printable disc media.
  • Page 18: Wired Network

    Wired Network ® Windows ® For Windows wired network interface users (MFC-J870DW only) ® ® ® ® (Windows XP Home/XP Professional/Windows Vista /Windows 7/Windows Before you install Connect the network cable Make sure that your computer is ON and you are Lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 19 Put the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. NOTE • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to Computer (My Computer). ® (For Windows...
  • Page 20 This window will not appear if there is only one only once after restarting. machine connected to the network, the We recommend you try the Brother Trial Photo machine will be chosen automatically. Print selection to see the high quality output available from your Brother machine.
  • Page 21 Administrator rights. instructions. • When the Brother Trial Photo Print screen appears, follow the on-screen instructions to print a test photo. NOTE • Internet access is required for the software update and the Brother Product Research and Support Program.
  • Page 22 12SE on up to two PCs on the network. If you want to use more than two PCs with Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE installed, please purchase the Brother NL-5 pack which is a multiple PC license agreement pack for up to five additional users. To purchase the NL-5 pack, contact Brother customer service or your local Brother dealer.
  • Page 23 Wired Network Macintosh For Macintosh wired network interface users (MFC-J870DW only) (Mac OS X v10.6.8, 10.7.x, 10.8.x) Connect the network cable to the Ethernet port Before you install marked with a symbol a. You will find the Ethernet port inside the machine, as shown in the callout below.
  • Page 24 Lift the scanner cover to release the lock a. After the installation, the Brother software will Gently push the scanner cover support search for the Brother device. This will take a down b and close the scanner cover c using few moments to complete.
  • Page 25 Choose your machine from the list. Click Add and then click Next. When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. NewSoft CD Labeler is an application for printing directly on to printable disc media.
  • Page 26: For Wireless Network Users

    Ethernet for a faster data transfer or USB for the fastest throughput speed. Although the Brother MFC-J870DW can be used in both a wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a time.
  • Page 27 For Wireless Network Users Choose your wireless setup method The following instructions will offer three methods for setting up your Brother machine on a wireless network. Choose the method you prefer for your environment. Method a is the recommended way to connect (Windows ®...
  • Page 28 If you need assistance during setup and want to contact Brother Customer Service, make sure you have your SSID (Network Name) and Network Key ready. We cannot assist you in locating this information.
  • Page 29 Put the supplied installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. NOTE • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to Computer (My (MFC-J650DW) Computer). ®...
  • Page 30 For Wireless Network Users Your machine will now try to connect to your wireless network. It may take a few minutes. Wireless setup is now complete. The Wi-Fi LED on the control panel lights up, indicating that the machine’s Network I/F is set to WLAN. To install MFL-Pro Suite ®...
  • Page 31 • Connect your mobile device to a wireless NOTE access point/router using a Wi-Fi connection. • If the list is blank, check that the wireless • Download and install Brother iPrint&Scan access point/router has power and is ® (Android™/iOS/Windows Phone) from your broadcasting the SSID.
  • Page 32 AirPrint (iOS) with this machine. • To download the User’s Guide for the application you are using (Brother Place the Brother machine within range of your iPrint&Scan/AirPrint), visit the Brother WPS or AOSS™ access point/router. The Solutions Center at range may differ depending on your http://solutions.brother.com/ and click Manuals...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting If you need assistance during setup and want to contact Brother Customer Service, make sure you have your SSID (Network Name) and Network Key ready. We cannot assist you in locating this information. How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key*) 1) Check the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router.
  • Page 34 The security information (SSID/Network Key) is incorrect. Reconfirm the SSID and security information (Network Key). If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother TS-05 machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 35: Wireless Network

    Put the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. NOTE • If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to Computer (My (MFC-J650DW) Computer). ®...
  • Page 36 Next. click Next. NOTE The Brother Trial Photo Print screen appears only once after restarting. We recommend you try the Brother Trial Photo Print selection to see the high quality output available from your Brother machine. Finish and restart NOTE •...
  • Page 37 PCs with Nuance™ left navigation bar. PaperPort™ 12SE installed, please purchase the • Depending on your security settings, a Brother NL-5 pack which is a multiple PC license ® agreement pack for up to five additional users. To Windows...
  • Page 38 If the model name screen appears, choose (MFC-J650DW) your machine. After the installation, the Brother software will search for the Brother device. This will take a few moments to complete. Choose your machine from the list, and then click Next.
  • Page 39 Wireless Network Macintosh The installation of the Brother drivers will When the Add Printer screen appears, click automatically start. Please wait for the software Add Printer. to install. Choose your machine from the list. Click Add and then click Next.
  • Page 40 NewSoft CD Labeler* * NewSoft CD Labeler available for MFC-J870DW only When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. NewSoft CD Labeler is an application for printing directly on to printable disc media.
  • Page 41 Install Optional Applications ® Windows Click the button for the application you want to Install optional install. applications BookScan&Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, Inc The BookScan Enhancer software can correct your scanned book images automatically. The Whiteboard Enhancer software cleans up and enhances text and images from photos taken of your whiteboard.
  • Page 42: For Network Users

    For Network Users Reset the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to the factory default, please follow the steps below: Make sure the machine is idle, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except the power cord). Press (Settings).
  • Page 43: Other Information

    Click Programs, click Default Programs, and and resources for personal and professional use. then click Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Mac users can access Brother CreativeCenter at Select .pdf, and then click the Change http://www.brother.com/creativecenter/ program... button.
  • Page 44: Replacement Consumables

    The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.

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