Product Safety Guide
Using the Documentation
Please read this guide before attempting to operate the product, or before attempting any
maintenance. Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of personal injury
or damage to property, including through fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Brother shall
not be liable for damage caused where the product owner has failed to follow the instructions set
out in this guide.
Read all of the instructions. Save them for later reference.
Symbols and conventions
used in the documentation
The following symbols and conventions are
used throughout the documentation.
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
NOTE specifies the operating environment,
conditions for installation, or special
conditions of use.
(HL-L2300D / HL-L2305W / HL-L2315DW / HL-L2320D / HL-L2340DW /
HL-L2360DW / HL-L2380DW / DCP-L2520DW / DCP-L2540DW /
MFC-L2680W / MFC-L2685DW / MFC-L2700DW / MFC-L2705DW /
MFC-L2707DW / MFC-L2720DW / MFC-L2740DW)
Electrical Hazard icons alert you to
possible electrical shocks.
Fire Hazard icons alert you to the
possibility of a fire.
Hot Surface icons warn you not to
touch product parts that are hot.
Prohibition icons indicate actions
that must not be performed.
Bold typeface identifies specific
keys on the product's control
panel or on the computer
Italicized typeface emphasizes
an important point or refers you
to a related topic.
Text in Courier New font
identifies messages on the
LCD of the product.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
• Not all models are available in all
• The illustrations in this guide show the
HL-L2340DW and MFC-L2700DW.