Brother MFC-J220 Basic User's Manual

Brother MFC-J220 Basic User's Manual

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  • Page 1 BASIC USER’S GUIDE MFC-J220 MFC-J265W MFC-J270W MFC-J410W MFC-J415W Version 0 CAN-ENG...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother:  may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3 For technical help, you must call the country where you bought the machine. Calls must be made from within that country. Register your product By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: ...
  • Page 4 If you cannot find the accessory you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order accessories directly from Brother. (You can visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother accessories and supplies that are available for purchase.) Note In Canada only Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
  • Page 5 LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), WILL BE LIMITED TO $50. Compilation and Publication Notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries, Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 6 LIMITED WARRANTY (Canada only) Pursuant to the limited warranty of 1 year from the date of purchase for labour and parts, Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. (“Brother”), or its Authorized Service Centres, will repair or replace (at Brother's sole discretion) this MFC/Fax machine free of charge if defective in material or workmanship.
  • Page 8 Network Scanning (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, Documentation MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only), CD-ROM ® PhotoCapture Center , PC-Fax Send, and using the Brother ControlCenter utility. Network User's Guide This Guide provides more advanced PDF file / (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, information for configuring the Wireless network Documentation MFC-J410W and connections.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Accessing the Advanced User’s Guide, Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide..................2 Viewing Documentation...................2 ® Accessing Brother Support (Windows )..............4 Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) ..............5 Control panel overview ..................6 LCD screen......................8 Basic Operations .....................8 Loading paper Loading paper and other print media..............9 Loading envelopes and postcards ..............11...
  • Page 10 Multi-line connections (PBX) .................35 External and extension telephones..............35 Connecting an external or extension telephone ..........35 Using external and extension telephones............36 Using a non-Brother cordless external telephone .........36 Using remote codes..................36 Dialing and storing numbers How to dial ......................38 Manual dialing ....................38 Speed Dialing ....................38...
  • Page 11 ® PhotoCapture Center : Printing photos from a memory card ® PhotoCapture Center operations............... 43 Using a memory card ..................43 Getting started ..................... 44 Print Images......................46 View Photos....................46 ® PhotoCapture Center print settings ..............46 How to scan to a memory card ................47 How to print from a computer Printing a document.....................49 How to scan to a computer...
  • Page 12 Specifications General ........................92 Print media......................94 Fax ........................95 Copy ........................96 ® PhotoCapture Center ..................97 Scanner .......................98 Printer ........................99 Interfaces ......................100 Computer requirements ..................101 Consumable items .....................102 Network (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) ..103 Index...
  • Page 13 Table of Contents (ADVANCED USER’S GUIDE) The Advanced User's Guide explains the following features and operations. You can view the Advanced User's Guide on the Documentation CD-ROM. General setup Routine maintenance Memory storage Cleaning and checking the machine Volume Settings Packing and shipping the machine Automatic Daylight Saving Time Sleep Mode...
  • Page 15: General Information

    Using the WARNING documentation WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, Thank you for buying a Brother machine! could result in death or serious injuries. Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. CAUTION...
  • Page 16: Accessing The Advanced User's Guide, Software User's Guide And Network User's Guide

    Chapter 1 Accessing the Click your country. Advanced User’s Guide, Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide This Basic User’s Guide does not contain all the information about the machine such as how to use the advanced features of the Fax, Point to your language, point to ®...
  • Page 17 Active X controls. download from For the page to display correctly you must click on the bar, click brother/PM7installer_BR_multilang.dmg Allow Blocked Content, then click Yes in the Security Warning dialog box.  The complete Presto! PageManager User’s Guide can be viewed from the Help...
  • Page 18: Accessing Brother Support (Windows ® )

    Brother CreativeCenter. CD-ROM.  To return to the Top Menu, click Back or  Click Brother Support on the Top Menu. if you are finished, click Exit. The following screen will appear:  To access our Web site (, click Brother Home Page.
  • Page 19: Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh)

     The following screen will appear:  To download and install Presto! PageManager, click Presto! PageManager.  To register your machine from the Brother Product Register Page (, click On-Line Registration.  For the latest news and product support information (, click...
  • Page 20: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview The MFC-J220, MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W have the same control panel keys. 01:4 01:41 1:41 01. 01. 2010 01. 01. 2010 01. 01. 2010 Mem. 1 Fax and telephone keys: 3 Menu keys: Redial/Pause Volume keys ...
  • Page 21 General information 01:4 01:41 1:41 01. 01. 2010 01. 01. 2010 01. 01. 2010 Mem. 4 Start keys: (Canada only) The # key lets you temporarily switch the dialing mode during a telephone call  Black Start from Pulse to Tone. 8 On/Off Lets you start sending faxes or making You can turn the machine on and off.
  • Page 22: Lcd Screen

    Chapter 1 LCD screen Basic Operations The LCD shows the current machine status The following steps show how to change a when the machine is idle. setting in the machine. In this example the Mode Timer setting is changed from 2 minutes to 30 seconds.
  • Page 23: Loading Paper

    Loading paper Loading paper and With both hands, gently press and slide the paper side guides (1) and then the other print media paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size. Make sure that the triangular marks (3) If the paper support flap is open, close it, on the paper side guides (1) and paper and then close the paper support.
  • Page 24 Chapter 2 Gently put the paper into the paper tray Note print side down and top edge in first. When you are using Legal size paper, Check that the paper is flat in the tray. press and hold the universal guide release Over filling the paper tray may cause button (1) as you slide out the front of the paper jams.
  • Page 25: Loading Envelopes And Postcards

    Loading paper Loading envelopes and Close the output paper tray cover. postcards About envelopes  Use envelopes that weigh from 20 to 25 lb (80 to 95 g/m  Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application. Make sure you do a test print first before printing many envelopes.
  • Page 26 Chapter 2 Loading envelopes and postcards Put envelopes or postcards in the paper tray with the address side down and the Before loading, press the corners and leading edge in first as shown in the sides of envelopes or postcards to make illustration.
  • Page 27: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    Loading paper Removing small printouts If you have problems printing on envelopes with the flap on the short edge, from the machine try the following: When the machine ejects small paper onto Open the envelope flap. the output paper tray cover you may not be able to reach it.
  • Page 28: Printable Area

    Chapter 2 Printable area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can print in the shaded areas of cut sheet paper only when the Borderless print feature is available and turned ®...
  • Page 29: Paper Settings

    Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, Press a or b to choose Paper Size. Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, Press OK. Brother BP61, Other Glossy or Transparency. Press a or b to choose Letter, Legal, Press OK. A4, A5, EXE and 4"x 6".
  • Page 30: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    (USA only) menu. (See Paper Type on page 15.) Handling and using print  When you print on Brother Photo paper, load one extra sheet of the same photo media paper in the paper tray. An extra sheet has been included in the paper package for ...
  • Page 31 Loading paper IMPORTANT DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or irregularly shaped 1 0.08 in. (2 mm) or greater curl may cause jams to occur. • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper • Paper that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked •...
  • Page 32: Choosing The Right Print Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right print media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Photo Printer Capture 8 1/2  11 in. (215.9  279.4 mm) Yes Cut Sheet Letter 8.3  11.7 in. (210  297 mm) 8 1/2 ...
  • Page 33 Up to 20 mil (Up to 0.52 mm) 20 to 25 lb (75 to 95 g/m Transparencies – – Up to 100 sheets of plain paper 20 lb (80 g/m BP71 69 lb (260 g/m ) paper is especially designed for Brother inkjet machines.
  • Page 34: Loading Documents

    Loading documents How to load Make sure documents with ink or correction fluid are completely dry. documents Unfold the ADF Document Output Support Flap (1). You can send a fax, make copies, and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) Fan the pages well.
  • Page 35: Scannable Area

    Loading documents Scannable area How to load documents Note The scannable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures To use the scanner glass, the ADF must below show unscannable areas. be empty. (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) Lift the document cover.
  • Page 36: Sending A Fax

    Sending a fax How to send a fax Note • If you send a black & white fax from the The following steps show how to send a fax. ADF while the memory is full it will be sent in real time. When the machine is idle, the time •...
  • Page 37: Setting Scanner Glass Size For Faxing

    Sending a fax Setting scanner glass size for Press Black Start or Color Start. faxing Faxing from the ADF (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) When documents are A4 size, you need to  The machine starts scanning the set the Scan Size to A4. If you do not, the document.
  • Page 38: Transmission Verification Report

    Chapter 4 Transmission Verification Press Stop/Exit. Report Note • If you choose On+Image or Off+Image You can use the Transmission Verification the image will only appear on the Report as proof that you sent a fax. This Transmission Verification Report if Real report lists the sender’s name or fax number, Time Transmission is set to Off.
  • Page 39: Receiving A Fax

    Will you be using Voice Mail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine? If you have Voice Mail on the same telephone line as your Brother machine, there is a strong possibility that Voice Mail and the Brother machine will conflict with each other when receiving incoming calls.
  • Page 40 Chapter 5 To set the receive mode follow the instructions below: Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Initial Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Receive Mode. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Fax Only, Fax/Tel, External TAD or Manual. Press OK.
  • Page 41: Using Receive Modes

    Receiving a fax Using receive modes External TAD External TAD mode lets an external Some receive modes answer automatically answering device manage your incoming (Fax Only and Fax/Tel). You may want to calls. Incoming calls will be handled in one of change the ring delay before using these the following ways: modes.
  • Page 42: Receive Mode Settings

    Chapter 5 Receive mode settings F/T Ring Time (Fax/Tel mode only) Ring Delay When somebody calls your machine, you and your caller will hear the normal telephone ring The Ring Delay sets the number of times the sound. The number of rings is set by the ring machine rings before it answers in Fax Only delay setting.
  • Page 43: Easy Receive

    Receiving a fax Easy Receive If Easy Receive is On: The machine can receive a fax automatically, even if you answer the call. When you see Receiving on the LCD or hear a click on the phone line through the handset you are using, just replace the handset.
  • Page 44: Telephone Services And External Devices

    Distinctive Ring subscriber telephone telephone company. Distinctive Ring is a services that some telephone companies feature of your Brother machine that allows a offer. person with one line to receive fax and voice Features like Voice Mail, Call Waiting, Call...
  • Page 45: Distinctive Ring

    Distinctive Ring Do you have Voice Mail? If you have Voice Mail on the telephone line Distinctive Ring is a function of your Brother that you will install your new machine on, machine that allows a person with one line to...
  • Page 46 Distinctive Ring is set to On. This Ring Rings ensures the Brother machine will only answer Pattern the Distinctive Ring number and not interfere when your main telephone number is called. long-long short-long-short Press Menu.
  • Page 47: Connecting An External Tad (Telephone Answering Device)

    Telephone services and external devices Connecting an external Turning off Distinctive Ring TAD (telephone Press Menu. answering device) Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. You may choose to connect an external Press a or b to choose answering device.
  • Page 48: Connections

    Chapter 6 Connections • If You Do Not Subscribe to Distinctive Ring Service: The external TAD must be plugged into the You must plug your TAD into the EXT. jack labeled EXT. Your machine cannot work jack of your machine. If your TAD is properly if you plug the TAD into a wall jack plugged into a wall jack, both your (unless you are using Distinctive Ring).
  • Page 49: Recording An Outgoing Message (Ogm) On An External Tad

    Telephone services and external devices External and extension Recording an outgoing message (OGM) on an telephones external TAD Connecting an external or Timing is important in recording this message. extension telephone The message sets up the ways to handle both manual and automatic fax reception.
  • Page 50: Using External And Extension Telephones

    Using a non-Brother cordless telephones external telephone Using extension telephones If your non-brother cordless telephone is connected to the EXT. jack of the machine If you answer a fax call at an extension and you typically carry the cordless handset...
  • Page 51 Telephone services and external devices Changing the remote codes The preset Fax Receive Code is l 5 1. The preset Telephone Answer Code is # 5 1. If you want to, you can replace them with your own codes. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Fax.
  • Page 52: Dialing And Storing Numbers

    Dialing and storing numbers How to dial Press a or b to choose the number you want to dial. Press OK. Manual dialing Press Send a fax to confirm. Press all of the digits of the fax or telephone Note number.
  • Page 53: Fax Redial

    Dialing and storing numbers Storing numbers Fax Redial If you are sending a fax manually and the line You can set up your machine to do the is busy, press Redial/Pause, and then press following types of easy dialing: Speed Dial Black Start or Color Start to try again.
  • Page 54: Storing Speed Dial Numbers

    Chapter 7 Storing Speed Dial numbers Changing Speed Dial names or numbers Names and numbers can be stored in 2-digit Speed Dial locations. You can store up to You can change or delete a Speed Dial name 40 different Speed Dial numbers. When you or number that has already been stored.
  • Page 55: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Do one of the following to load your document: Place the document face down in the  The following steps show the basic copy ADF. operation. For details about each option, see the Advanced User’s Guide. (See Using the ADF (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) on page 20.) When you want to make a copy, press...
  • Page 56: Copy Settings

    Press OK. settings, see chapter 7: Press a or b to choose Plain Paper,  Quality Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71,  Enlarge/Reduce Brother BP61, Other Glossy or  Density Transparency. Press OK.  Stack/Sort (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) If you do not want to change additional ...
  • Page 57: Photocapture Center ® : Printing Photos From A Memory Card

    ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center Macintosh in the Software User’s Guide.) Using a memory card Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with the following popular digital camera media: Memory Stick™, Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, SD and SDHC.
  • Page 58: Getting Started

    Chapter 9 Getting started Firmly put a memory card into the proper slot. 1 Memory card slot Slot Compatible memory cards Upper slot Memory Stick™ Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick Duo™ Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Memory Stick Micro™ (Adapter required) Lower slot SDHC mini SD (Adapter required)
  • Page 59 ® PhotoCapture Center : Printing photos from a memory card PHOTO CAPTURE key lights:  PHOTO CAPTURE light is on, the memory card is properly inserted.  PHOTO CAPTURE light is off, the memory card is not properly inserted. PHOTO CAPTURE light is blinking, the memory card is being read or written to. ...
  • Page 60: Print Images

    Chapter 9 ® Print Images PhotoCapture Center print settings View Photos You can change the print settings temporarily You can preview your photos on the LCD for the next printing. before you print them. If your photos are large These settings are temporary, and the files there may be a delay before each photo machine returns to its default settings is displayed on the LCD.
  • Page 61: How To Scan To A Memory Card

    ® PhotoCapture Center : Printing photos from a memory card How to scan to a Press a or b to choose Scan to Media. memory card Sel.&Press You can scan black & white and color Scan to File documents into a memory card. Black & white documents will be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or Scan to Media TIFF (*.TIF) file formats.
  • Page 62 Chapter 9 Do one of the following:  To change the file name, go to step j.  Press Black Start or Color Start to start scanning without changing additional settings. The file name is set automatically; however, you can enter a name of your choice using the dial pad.
  • Page 63: How To Print From A Computer

    (See Printing for Windows or Printing and Faxing for Macintosh in the Software User’s Guide for details about the print settings.) Install the Brother printer driver on the Installation CD-ROM. (See the Quick Setup Guide.) From your application, choose the Print command.
  • Page 64: How To Scan To A Computer

    MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) This function is available after you download Configure the machine with a TCP/IP and install Presto! PageManager from address if network scanning does not PM7installer_BR_multilang.dmg work. (See Configuring Network Scanning in the Software User’s (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, Guide.)
  • Page 65: A Routine Maintenance

    IMPORTANT Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the ink cartridges provided with your machine. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement ink cartridges.
  • Page 66 Turn the green knob on the protective Gently push in the ink cartridge until it yellow cap clockwise until it clicks to clicks, and then close the ink cartridge release the vacuum seal, then remove cover. the cap (1). The machine will automatically reset the ink dot counter.
  • Page 67 Routine maintenance IMPORTANT • DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do not need to replace them. If you do so, it may reduce the ink quantity and the machine will not know the quantity of ink left in the cartridge. •...
  • Page 68: Troubleshooting

    You can correct most errors and clear routine maintenance messages by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at
  • Page 69 If you are not using Genuine Use a new Genuine Brother Innobella™ Brother Innobella™ ink the Ink Cartridge. If the error is not cleared, call machine may not detect the ink Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 70 The ink absorber box or flushing The ink absorber box or flushing box will Ink Absorber Full box is full. These components are need to be replaced. Contact Brother periodic maintenance items that Customer Service or a Brother Authorized may require replacement after a...
  • Page 71 Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action One or more of the ink cartridges Order a new ink cartridge. You can Ink low are near the end of their life. If a continue printing until the LCD shows sending machine has a color fax Cannot Print.
  • Page 72 Error Message Cause Action The machine's memory is full. When copy operation is in progress, press Out of Memory Stop/Exit and wait until the other operations in progress finish and then try again. The memory card you are using Delete unused files from your memory card does not have enough free space to make some free space and then try to scan the document.
  • Page 73: Error Animation

    Troubleshooting Error animation Do one of the following:  If the LCD shows No Data, there Error animations display step-by-step are no faxes left in the machine's instructions when paper gets jammed. You memory. can read the steps at your own pace by Press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 74: Document Jam (Mfc-J410W And Mfc-J415W Only)

    Document jam (MFC-J410W Document is jammed inside the ADF unit and MFC-J415W only) Take out any paper from the ADF that is Documents can jam in the ADF unit if they are not jammed. not inserted or fed properly, or if they are too long.
  • Page 75: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Troubleshooting Printer jam or paper jam Close the Jam Clear Cover. Make sure the cover is closed properly. Take out the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet. IMPORTANT Before you unplug the machine from the power source, you can transfer your faxes...
  • Page 76 Using both hands, grasp the plastic tabs Lift the scanner cover to release the on both sides of the machine and lift the lock ( ). Gently push the scanner cover scanner cover (1) until it locks securely support down ( ) and close the in the open position.
  • Page 77: Troubleshooting

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 78 Make sure that your ink cartridges are fresh. The following may cause ink to clog:  The expiration date written on the cartridge package has passed. (Genuine Brother Innobella™ ink cartridges stay usable for up to two years if kept in their original packaging.) ...
  • Page 79 Use at least 24 bit color data with the True2Life feature. Photo paper does not feed When you print on Brother Photo paper, load one extra sheet of the same photo properly. paper in the paper tray. An extra sheet has been included in the paper package for this purpose.
  • Page 80 Printing Received Faxes Difficulty Suggestions Condensed print and white streaks You probably had a bad connection, with static or interference on the telephone across the page or the top and line. Ask the other party to send the fax again. bottom of sentences are cut off.
  • Page 81 If your Brother machine is on a line with the Distinctive Ring subscriber service, please see Distinctive Ring on page 31. If your Brother machine shares a line with other telephones and you want it to automatically answer all incoming faxes, you should select the Fax/Tel mode. In Fax/Tel mode, your Brother machine will automatically receive faxes and produce a pseudo/double-ring to alert you to answer voice calls.
  • Page 82 Cannot receive a fax. If you are using a telephone answering machine (External TAD mode) on the same line as the Brother machine, make sure your answering machine is set up (continued) correctly. (See Connecting an external TAD (telephone answering device) on page 33.)
  • Page 83 For example: If you subscribe to Call Waiting or some other custom service and its signal comes through the line while your machine is sending or receiving a fax, the signal can temporarily interrupt or disrupt the faxes. Brother's ECM (Error Correction Mode) feature should help overcome this problem. This condition is related to the telephone system industry and is common to all devices that send and receive information on a single, shared line with custom features.
  • Page 84 Scanning Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions TWAIN or WIA errors appear when Make sure the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver is chosen as the primary source in your scanning application. For example, in PaperPort™11SE with OCR, click File, ® starting to scan. (Windows Scan or Get Photo and click Select to choose the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver.
  • Page 85 Troubleshooting ® PhotoCapture Center Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions Removable Disk does not work ® Have you installed the Windows 2000 update? If not, do the following: properly. 1) Unplug the USB cable. ® 2) Install the Windows 2000 update using one of the following methods. ...
  • Page 86 ® (Windows users) installed. If the Security Software warning appears on the PC screen during the installation, change the Security Software settings to permit the Brother product setup program or other program to run. BrC3Rgin.exe BrnIPMon Brother Status Monitor (Network) ControlCenter Program Generic Host Process f...
  • Page 87: Dial Tone

    Unless interference is a recurring problem on your telephone line, you may prefer to use it only when needed. To improve compatibility with most VoIP services, Brother recommends changing the compatibility setting to Basic(for VoIP). Normal sets the modem speed at ...
  • Page 88: Machine Information

    You can reset all the machine settings back to the settings that were set at the Checking the serial number factory. Brother strongly recommends you use this You can see the machine’s serial number on operation when you dispose of the the LCD.
  • Page 89: Menu And Features

    Menu and features On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to operate with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine has to offer. Since your programming is done on the LCD, we have created step-by-step on-screen instructions to help you program your machine.
  • Page 90: Menu Table

    1Min 2Mins* 5Mins — Sets the type of paper in Paper Type Plain Paper* the paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy Transparency — Sets the size of the Paper Size Letter* paper in the paper tray.
  • Page 91 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Adjusts the ring volume. See General Setup Volume Ring (Continued) Med* High Adjusts the volume level Beeper of the beeper. Low* High Adjusts the volume level Speaker of the speaker. Med* High —...
  • Page 92 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the number of rings Setup Receive Ring Delay before the machine answers in Fax Only or Fax/Tel mode. Sets the F/T Ring Time 20Secs* pseudo/double-ring time 30Secs in Fax/Tel mode. 40Secs 70Secs Receives fax messages Easy Receive without pressing Start.
  • Page 93 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Prohibits most functions Miscellaneous TX Lock except receiving faxes. (Continued) Uses the Telephone Distinctive Off* company's Distinctive Set (On) Ring subscriber service to register the ring pattern with the machine. View or print a list of the Caller ID Area Code...
  • Page 94 Network menu (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Chooses the BOOT Network TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* method that best suits your Static needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP address. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255].
  • Page 95 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions — — You can easily configure Network WPS w/PIN Code your wireless network (Continued) settings using WPS with a PIN code. — You can see the current WLAN Status Status wireless network status. —...
  • Page 96 Menu ( ) (continued) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Prints these lists and Print Reports Transmission reports. — — Help List — Quick Dial Alphabetical Order Numerical Order — — Fax Journal — — User Settings — —...
  • Page 97 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Resets the print server Initial Setup Reset Network back to its factory default (Continued) (MFC-J265W, settings, such as the MFC-J270W, password and IP address MFC-J410W and information. MFC-J415W only) — Deletes all stored Speed Dial&Fax Speed Dial numbers and...
  • Page 98 FAX ( Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Sets the resolution for Fax Resolution Standard* outgoing faxes. Fine S.Fine Photo — — Changes the lightness or Contrast Auto* darkness of faxes you send. Light Dark — You can dial by pressing only Speed Dial Search Alphabetical...
  • Page 99 Scan to Image into your graphics application. See Software User’s Guide. See Advanced User’s Guide. (Macintosh users) This function is available after you have downloaded and installed Presto! PageManager from The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
  • Page 100 198% 4"x6"iA4 enlargement ratio for the 186% 4"x6"iLTR next copy. 104% EXEiLTR — You can choose the Reduce 97% LTRiA4 reduction ratio for the (MFC-J220, 93% A4iLTR next copy. MFC-J265W and 85% LTRiEXE MFC-J270W only) 46% LTRi4"x6" — Reduce 97% LTRiA4...
  • Page 101 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Choose the paper size Paper Size Letter* that matches the paper in Legal the tray. 4"x6" — — Adjusts the density of Density Dark copies. Light — — You can choose to stack Stack/Sort Stack* or sort multiple copies.
  • Page 102 You can print a thumbnail Print Index 6 IMGs/Line* Paper Type Plain Paper* page. 5 IMGs/Line Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy Paper Size Letter* — — See the print You can print an individual Print Photos settings in the image.
  • Page 103 Menu and features Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — — Adjusts the brightness. Brightness Light Dark — — Adjusts the contrast. Contrast — — Crops the image around Cropping the margin to fit the paper size or print size. Turn this feature off if you want to print whole images or prevent unwanted...
  • Page 104 Speed Dial ( ) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — You can search for names Search Alphabetical you have stored in the Order Speed Dial memory. Numerical Order — — — You can set up Speed Dial Set Speed Dial numbers, so you can dial by pressing only a few keys (and Start).
  • Page 105: Entering Text

    Menu and features Entering Text When you are setting certain menu selections, such as the Station ID, you may need to enter text into the machine. Most dial pad keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.
  • Page 106: D Specifications

    7.1 in. (180 mm) 15.4 in. 14.6 in. (390 mm) (370 mm) 15.9 in. 18.1 in. (405 mm) (460 mm) (MFC-J220, MFC-J265W and 14.5 in. MFC-J270W) (368 mm) 5.9 in. (150 mm) 14.2 in. (360 mm) 15.4 in. 17.7 in.
  • Page 107 Scanner Glass Length: Max. 11.7 in. (297 mm) Measured diagonally. When the machine is connected using USB interface. When using ADF, resolution: standard, draft: ISO/IEC24712 printed pattern. (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W) When resolution: standard, draft: ISO/IEC24712 printed pattern. (MFC-J220, MFC-J265W and MFC-J270W) Noise depends on printing conditions.
  • Page 108: Print Media

    Print media Paper Input Paper Tray  Paper Type: Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper (coated paper), Glossy Paper , Transparency and Envelopes  Paper Size: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, Envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo 4"  6", Photo 2L 5"...
  • Page 109: Fax

    Specifications Compatibility ITU-T Group 3 Modem Speed Automatic Fallback 14,400 bps Scanning Width 8.2 in. (208 mm) (Letter) Printing Width 8.2 in. (208 mm) Gray Scale Levels: 64 (B&W) / 256 (Color) Resolution  Horizontal 203 dot/in. (8 dot/mm)  Vertical Standard 98 line/in.
  • Page 110: Copy

    Copy Color/Black Yes/Yes Copy Width Max. 8.26 in. (210 mm) Multiple Copies Stacks up to 99 pages Sorts up to 99 pages (MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) Enlarge/Reduce 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) Resolution (Black) Prints up to 1200  1200 dpi ...
  • Page 111: Photocapture Center

    Specifications ® PhotoCapture Center Memory Stick™ (16 MB - 128 MB) Compatible Media Memory Stick PRO™ (256 MB - 16 GB) (Not available for music data with MagicGate™) Memory Stick Duo™ (16 MB - 128 MB) Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (256 MB - 16 GB) Memory Stick Micro™...
  • Page 112: Scanner

    Up to 8.26 in. (210 mm) Scanning Length Up to 11.45 in. (291 mm) Gray Scale 256 levels For the latest driver updates for the Mac OS X you are using, visit us at ® ® ® ® Windows XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows...
  • Page 113: Printer

    Specifications Printer Up to 1200  6000 dpi Resolution Printing Width 8.26 in. [8.5 in. (borderless) Letter, A4, A6, Photo 4"  6", Index Card 5"  8", Borderless Photo 2L 5"  7", Postcard 1 3.9"  5.8" When the Borderless feature is set to On. See Paper type and size for each operation on page 18.
  • Page 114: Interfaces

    Interfaces Use a USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 6 feet (2 m). Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g (Infrastructure/Ad-hoc Mode) (MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, MFC-J410W and MFC-J415W only) Your machine has a USB 2.0 Full-Speed interface. This interface is compatible with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; however, the maximum data transfer rate will be 12 Mbits/s.
  • Page 115: Computer Requirements

    ® ® For the latest driver updates, visit us at Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. For WIA, 1200  1200 resolution. Brother Scanner (in USA) Utility enables to enhance up to 19200  19200 dpi. (in Canada) Third party USB ports are not supported.
  • Page 116: Consumable Items

    For more information about the replacement consumables, visit us at What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother. The name "Innobella™" derives from the words "Innovation" and "Bella" (meaning "Beautiful" in Italian) and is a representation of the "innovative"...
  • Page 117: Network (Mfc-J265W, Mfc-J270W, Mfc-J410W And Mfc-J415W Only)

    SSID (32 chr), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), Security WPA2-PSK (AES) Setup Support Utility AOSS™ See the Computer Requirements chart on page 101. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from
  • Page 118: Index

    Easy Receive ........29 Document loading ..........20 Brother accessories and supplies ......ii Easy Receive .......... 29 Brother numbers ........i Envelopes ......11 CreativeCenter ........4 Error messages on LCD ......54 Customer Service ........i B&W Print Only ........54 FAQs (frequently asked questions) ..
  • Page 119 Fax codes Jacks changing ..........37 Fax Receive Code ......29 External telephone ......35 Telephone Answer Code ......36 Jams using .............36 document ..........60 Fax, from PC paper ............ 61 See Software User's Guide. Fax, stand-alone receiving ..........25 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) ....7 difficulties ........
  • Page 120 Paper ..........16 Quick Dial capacity ..........19 Group dial loading ..........9 changing ..........40 loading envelopes and postcards ..11 Search ..........38 printable area ........14 Speed Dial size ............15 changing ..........40 size of document ........20 setting up ........... 40 type ..........
  • Page 121 TAD (telephone answering device), external ..........25 connecting ........33 receive mode ........25 recording OGM ........35 Teen Ring ..........30 Telephone line connections ...........34 difficulties ..........66 interference ...........73 multi-line (PBX) ........35 Text, entering ...........91 special characters .........91 Transferring your faxes or Fax Journal report ........59 Transparencies .....16 Troubleshooting ........63...
  • Page 122 Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard P.O. Box 6911 Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911 USA Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. 1 rue Hôtel de Ville, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, Canada H9B 3H6 Visit us on the World Wide Web These machines are made for use in the USA and Canada only. We cannot recommend using...

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