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SOFTWARE
USER'S GUIDE
DCP-8080DN
DCP-8085DN
MFC-8480DN
MFC-8890DW
Not all models are available in all
countries.
Version 0
USA

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  • Page 1 SOFTWARE USER’S GUIDE DCP-8080DN DCP-8085DN MFC-8480DN MFC-8890DW Not all models are available in all countries. Version 0...
  • Page 2 Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Section I Windows Printing Using the Brother printer driver........................2 Printing a document...........................3 Duplex printing............................4 Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper ................4 Automatic duplex printing ........................4 Manual duplex printing ........................4 Simultaneous scanning, printing and faxing ....................4 Printer operation keys..........................5 Job Cancel............................5...
  • Page 4 Scanning a document into the PC .....................40 Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass ........42 Scanning a document using the WIA driver (Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Fax and Scan) ..45 Scanning a document into the PC .....................45 Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass ........46...
  • Page 5 How to set a new default for the file size (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server), Scan to FTP and Scan to Network) ........100 How to set a new default for the Duplex Scan mode (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) only) ..100 Remote Setup (MFC models only) Remote Setup............................101...
  • Page 6 Cover Page (Mac OS X 10.4.x or greater) ..................151 Layout..............................151 ® Secure Print (Mac OS X 10.5.x only) ....................153 Printer Features..........................154 Sending a fax (MFC models only) ......................158 ® Macintosh .............................158 ® Drag a vCard from the Mac OS X Address Book application ®...
  • Page 7 How to set a new default for the file size (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server), Scan to FTP, Scan to Network) .........214 How to set a new default for the Duplex Scan mode (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) only) ..214...
  • Page 8 Remote Setup Remote Setup (MFC models only) ......................215 Index...
  • Page 9 Section I ® Windows Printing Scanning ControlCenter3 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network) Remote Setup (MFC models only) Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Firewall settings (For Network users)
  • Page 10: Printing

    XP. Screens on your PC may vary depending on your operating system. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to print, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137. (See Firewall settings (For Network users) on page 121.)
  • Page 11: Printing A Document

    Printer* as your printer driver from the Print or Print Settings menu in your software application, and then click OK to begin printing. *(Where XXXX is your model name. If you are using a LAN cable or a parallel cable to connect your machine then LAN or LPT will be in the printer driver name.) Note ®...
  • Page 12: Duplex Printing

    Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper If the paper is thin, it may wrinkle. If paper is curled, turn over the stack, straighten it and then put it back in the paper tray or the Manual Feed Slot.
  • Page 13: Printer Operation Keys

    Job Cancel To cancel the current print job, press Job Cancel. You can clear the data that is left in the printer memory by pressing Job Cancel. To cancel multiple print jobs, hold down this key until the LCD shows Job Cancel (All).
  • Page 14: Printer Emulation Support

    When the machine receives data from the computer, it automatically chooses the emulation mode. The default setting is Auto. Your machine has the following emulation modes. You can change the setting by using the control panel or a web browser.
  • Page 15: Printing The Internal Font List

    Printing Printing the Internal Font List You can print a list of the machine’s internal (or resident) fonts to see how each font looks before you choose For MFC models, press Menu, 4, 2, 1. For DCP models, press Menu, 3, 2, 1.
  • Page 16: Duplex

    Printing Duplex You can choose whether you want to automatically print on both sides of the paper. The setting in the printer driver will take priority over the setting made on the control panel. For MFC models, press Menu, 4, 3.
  • Page 17: Status Monitor

    A green icon indicates the normal stand-by condition. A yellow icon indicates a warning. A red icon indicates a printing error has occurred. There are two locations where you can display the Status Monitor on your PC - in the tasktray or on the desktop. Note •...
  • Page 18: Printer Driver Settings

    Printing Printer driver settings Note ® (Macintosh ) See Printing and Faxing on page 127. You can change the following printer settings when you print from your computer. Paper Size Orientation Copies Media Type Resolution Print Settings Multiple Page Duplex / Booklet...
  • Page 19: Features In The Windows ® Printer Driver

    Printer Properties dialog box. Basic tab You can also change settings by clicking the illustration on the left side of the Basic tab. Choose the Paper Size, Orientation, Copies, Media Type, Resolution and Print Settings (1). Choose the Multiple Page and Duplex / Booklet setting (2).
  • Page 20: Paper Size

    Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine. For the best print quality, select the type of media that you wish to use.
  • Page 21: Resolution

    600 dpi HQ 1200 1200 dpi Note If you use the high quality 1200 dpi setting (1200 x 1200 dpi) the print speed will be slower. Print Settings You can manually change the print setting. General This is a printing mode for general printing of documents.
  • Page 22: Duplex / Booklet

    From the Duplex/Booklet dropdown list in the Basic tab, choose Duplex. Click Duplex Settings..Make sure that Use Duplex Unit has been chosen. Click OK. The printer will print on both sides of the paper automatically. (BR-Script printer driver) Open the Properties dialog box in the printer driver.
  • Page 23 In this mode, the printer prints on both sides of the paper automatically. • Manual Duplex In this mode, the printer prints all the even numbered pages first. Then the printer driver will stop and show the instructions required to re-install the paper. When you click OK the odd numbered pages will be printed.
  • Page 24: Paper Source

    Printing Booklet When you want to do print a booklet, use this function. To make a booklet, fold the printed pages down in the middle. If you choose Booklet and click Duplex Settings... button, you can set the following settings.
  • Page 25: Advanced Tab

    Check Off if you want to print the document as it appears on your screen. Check Fit to Paper Size if you want to enlarge or reduce the document to fit the paper size. Check Free if you want to change the size.
  • Page 26 Printing You can print a logo or text onto your document as a Watermark (3). You can choose one of the preset Watermarks, or you can use a bitmap or text file that you have created. You can print the date and time on your document from your computer's system clock. You can choose to restrict printing by PC login user name or ID number and name (4) (see Secure Function Lock 2.0 in...
  • Page 27: Use Watermark

    Use Watermark You can put a logo or text into your document as a watermark. You can choose one of the preset Watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file that you have created. Check Use Watermark and then click the Settings...
  • Page 28: Print Watermark

    In Outline Text Check In Outline Text if you only want to print an outline of the watermark. It is available when you choose a text watermark. Print Watermark You can print the watermark in any of the following ways.
  • Page 29: Header-footer Print

    Note Printing multiple copies is not available when Secure Print is set to on. To delete a secured document: You need to use the control panel of the machine to delete a secured document. (See Secure Key on page 5.)
  • Page 30: Administrator

    Lock the current settings of the Header-Footer Print option to prevent changes being made. User Authentication If you are restricted from PC Print by the Secure Function Lock feature, you need to set your ID and PIN number in the User Authentication dialog box.
  • Page 31: Other Print Options

    Reduce Paper Curl If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
  • Page 32: Accessories Tab

    This feature shows the current paper size for each paper tray. Serial No. (3) By clicking Auto Detect, the printer driver will query the printer and display its serial number. If it fails to receive the information, the screen will display "---------".
  • Page 33 The Auto Detect function finds the currently installed optional devices and shows the available settings in the printer driver. When you click Auto Detect, options that are installed on the printer will be listed in Available Options (1). You can manually add or remove the options by choosing an optional device you want to add or remove, and then clicking Add or Remove.
  • Page 34: Support

    Click Support... in the Printing Preferences dialog box. Brother Solutions Center (1) The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com) is a web site offering information about your Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for using your printer. Genuine Supplies Website... (2)
  • Page 35 This will print pages showing the configuration of the printer's internal settings. Print Fonts (4) This will print pages showing the internal fonts of the printer. Check Setting...(5) You can check the current driver settings. About... (6) This will show the list of the printer driver files and version information.
  • Page 36: Features In The Br-script (postscript ® 3™ Language Emulation) Printer Driver

    • Orientation Orientation selects the position of how your document will be printed. (Portrait, Landscape or Rotated Landscape) • Print on Both Sides If you want to do duplex printing, choose Flip on Short Edge or Flip on Long Edge.
  • Page 37 Specifies the order in which the pages of your document will be printed. Front to Back prints the document so that page 1 is on top of the stack. Back to Front prints the document so that page 1 is on the bottom of the stack.
  • Page 38: Advanced Options

    Printing Advanced options You can access the Advanced options by clicking the Advanced... button on the Layout tab or Paper/Quality tab. Choose the Paper Size and Copy Count (1). Paper Size From the drop-down box choose the Paper Size you are using.
  • Page 39 You can change settings by choosing the setting in the Printer Features list (3): Print Quality Specifies the print resolution. Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine. For the best print quality, select the type of media that you wish to use. Plain Paper Thin Paper...
  • Page 40: Ports Tab

    The Density Adjustment is not available when you set the Print Quality to HQ 1200. Ports tab If you want to change the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using, choose or add the port you want to use.
  • Page 41: Scanning

    55. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to network scan, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 54925 and 137. (See Firewall settings (For Network users) on page 121.)
  • Page 42 Choose TWAIN:TW-Brother MFC-XXXX (TWAIN:TW-Brother DCP-XXXX), TWAIN:TW-Brother MFC-XXXX LPT (TWAIN:TW-Brother DCP-XXXX LPT) or TWAIN:TW-Brother MFC-XXXX LAN (TWAIN:TW-Brother DCP-XXXX LAN). Check the Display scanner dialog box on the Scan or Get Photo panel. Click Scan. The Scanner Setup dialog box appears. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box:...
  • Page 43: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    When scanning is finished, click Cancel to return to the PaperPort™ 11SE window. Note • After you select a document size, you can adjust the scanning area further by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it. This is required when you want to crop an image when scanning. (See Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan on page 35) •...
  • Page 44: Settings In The Scanner Setup Dialog Box

    In the PaperPort™ 11SE window, use the options available to refine the image. Settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box Image Type Choose the output image type from Photo, Web or Text. Resolution and Scan Type will be altered for each default setting. The default settings are listed in the table below:...
  • Page 45 Gray (Error Diffusion) Use for photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated gray images without using true gray dots. Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give the appearance of gray.) True Gray Use for photographic images or graphics.
  • Page 46 Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value is 0, representing an average. You can set the Brightness level by dragging the slide bar to the right or left to lighten or darken the image.
  • Page 47 • Data Size: shows the rough data size in Bitmap format. The size will be different for other file formats such as JPEG. • User adjustable from 0.35 x 0.35 in to 8.5 x 14 in or 8.9 x 8.9 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm...
  • Page 48: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (windows ® Xp/windows Vista ® )

    If you want to scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, you need to use the scanner glass. (See Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass on page 42.) Load your document.
  • Page 49 Choose the picture type (2). Choose the Paper size from the drop-down list (4). If you need advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (3). You can choose Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Picture type from Advanced Properties. Click OK after you...
  • Page 50: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box to scan the image. Follow the steps from a to g of Scanning a document into the PC on page 40.
  • Page 51: Scanner Utility

    The Scanner Utility is used for configuring the WIA scanner driver for resolutions greater than 1200 dpi and for changing the paper size. If you want to set Legal size as the default size, use this utility to change the...
  • Page 52 If you scan the document at a resolution greater than 1200 dpi, the file size may be very large. Make sure that you have enough memory and hard disk space for the size of the file you are trying to scan. If you do not have enough memory or hard disk space then your PC may freeze and you could lose your file.
  • Page 53: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (windows Photo Gallery And Windows Fax And Scan)

    If you want to scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, you need to use the scanner glass. (See Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass on page 46.) Note •...
  • Page 54: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box to scan the image. Follow the steps from a to e of Scanning a document into the PC on page 45.
  • Page 55 The whole image is scanned into the PC and appears in the scanning area (8). Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. Click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box.
  • Page 56: Using The Scan Key (for Usb Or Parallel Cable Users)

    Using ControlCenter3 on page 59. Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge depending on your document layout.
  • Page 57: Scan To Usb

    Scanning Scan to USB You can scan black and white and color documents directly to a USB Flash memory drive. Black and white documents will be stored in the TIFF (*.TIF), PDF (*.PDF) or Secure PDF (*.PDF) file formats. Color documents may be stored in JPEG (*.JPG), PDF (*.PDF), Secure PDF (*.PDF) or XPS (*.XPS) file formats.
  • Page 58 USB Flash memory drive. Changing the default file size You can set your own default setting for the file size. For a higher quality scan, choose the large file size. For a smaller file size, choose the small file size.
  • Page 59 You cannot use a space for the first character. Press Stop/Exit. Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the Scan to USB, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Protected Device This message will appear if the protect switch of the USB Flash memory drive is on.
  • Page 60: Scan To E-mail

    Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration.
  • Page 61: Scan To Ocr

    The machine starts the scanning process. Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration.
  • Page 62: Scan To File

    Scan to File You can scan a black and white or a color document into your PC and save it as a file in a folder of your choice. The file type and specific folder are based on the settings you have chosen in the Scan to File screen of ControlCenter3.
  • Page 63: Using Scansoft™ Paperport™ 11se With Ocr By Nuance

    PaperPort™ 11SE has a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use filing system that will help you organize your graphics and text documents. It allows you to mix or ‘stack’ documents of different formats for printing, faxing or filing. This chapter only introduces the basic functions of the software. For more details, see the ScanSoft™...
  • Page 64: Viewing Items

    Page Thumbnails displays a close-up of a single page. You can open a PaperPort™ 11SE item by double- clicking its icon or the thumbnail in Desktop View. As long as you have the appropriate application on your PC to display it, you can also open a non- PaperPort™ SE item by double-clicking it.
  • Page 65: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    PaperPort™ 11SE has an easy-to-use filing system for organizing your items. The filing system consists of folders and items that you choose to view in Desktop View. An item can be a PaperPort™ 11SE item or a non-PaperPort™ 11SE item: Folders are arranged in a ‘tree’...
  • Page 66: Importing Items From Other Applications

    Scanning Importing items from other applications As well as scanning items, you can bring items into PaperPort™ 11SE in a variety of ways and convert them to PaperPort™ 11SE (MAX) files in several different ways: ® Print to the Desktop View from another application, such as Microsoft Excel.
  • Page 67: Controlcenter3

    Scan directly to a file, E-mail, word processor or graphics application of your choice. (1) Access to the Custom Scan settings. Custom Scan buttons let you configure a button to meet your own application needs. (2) Access the Copy features available via your PC. (3) Access the ‘PC-FAX’...
  • Page 68 ControlCenter3 Modern Classic Note • To be able to choose another connected model from the Model drop-down list, you must have the MFL-Pro Suite Software installed on your PC for that model. ® ® • For the Modern user interface, you need to install Adobe Flash Player 8 or greater.
  • Page 69: Switching The User Interface

    From the SKIN SELECT dialog, you can choose your preferred user interface. Turning the Auto Load feature off Once you start ControlCenter3 from the Start menu, the icon will appear on the tasktray. You can open the ControlCenter3 window by double-clicking the icon.
  • Page 70: Scan

    File Lets you scan directly to a disk file. You can change the file type and destination folder, as needed. ControlCenter3 gives you the ability to configure the hardware Scan key on your machine and the ControlCenter3 Software button for each scan feature.
  • Page 71: File Type

    To change the default settings, right-click the Image button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab. If you want to scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, check the Show Scanner Interface box.
  • Page 72 Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK. After the password is saved it will be automatically be saved with your document the next time you scan to a Secure PDF. If you want to change it, click the icon and set the new password.
  • Page 73: Ocr (word Processing Program)

    ControlCenter3 OCR (Word Processing program) Scan to OCR scans a document and converts it into text. This text can be edited using your favorite word processing software. To configure Scan to OCR, right-click the OCR button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab.
  • Page 74: E-mail

    Delete button. When you first start ControlCenter3 a default list of compatible E-mail applications will appear in the drop-down list. If you are having trouble using a custom application with ControlCenter3 you should choose an application from the list.
  • Page 75: File

    File The Scan to File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in one of the file types shown in the file attachment list. To configure the file type, folder and file name, right-click the File button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab.
  • Page 76: Custom Scan

    E-mail addresses chosen from your E-mail address book. Scan to File Lets you save a scanned image to any folder on a local or network hard disk. You can also choose the file type to be used.
  • Page 77: File Type

    Note ® • The XML Paper Specification is available for Windows Vista or when using applications which support XML Paper Specification files. • If you set the file type to TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page, you can choose “Uncompressed” or “Compressed”.
  • Page 78: Customizing A User-defined Button

    Scan to Image General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field.
  • Page 79 Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK. After the password is saved it will be automatically be saved with your document the next time you scan to a Secure PDF. If you want to change it, click the icon and set the new password.
  • Page 80 ControlCenter3 Scan to OCR General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field.
  • Page 81 ControlCenter3 Scan to E-mail General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field.
  • Page 82 ControlCenter3 Scan to File General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field.
  • Page 83: Copy

    COPY Lets you use the PC and any printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan a page on the machine and print copies using any of the features of the machine’s printer driver, or you can direct the copy output to any standard printer driver installed on the PC including network printers.
  • Page 84 ControlCenter3 Note You must configure each of the copy buttons before they can be used.
  • Page 85: Pc-fax (mfc Models Only)

    These buttons are for sending or receiving faxes using the Brother PC-FAX application. Send Lets you scan a page or document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software. (See PC-FAX sending on page 103.)
  • Page 86: Send

    ControlCenter3 Send The Send button lets you scan a document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software. (See PC-FAX sending on page 103.) To change the Send settings, right-click the Send button and click ControlCenter Configuration. You can change the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 87: Address Book

    Receiving software on your PC on page 117.) Address Book The Address Book button lets you add, amend or delete contacts from your address book. To edit this address book, click the Address Book button to open the dialog box. (See Brother Address Book on page 110.)
  • Page 88: Device Setting

    Lets you open the Remote Setup Program. (See Remote Setup on page 101.) Quick-Dial (MFC models only) Lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window of Remote Setup. (See Remote Setup on page 101.) Status Monitor Allows you to open the Status Monitor Utility. (See Status Monitor on page 9.) User’s Guide...
  • Page 89: Remote Setup (mfc Models Only)

    ControlCenter3 Remote Setup (MFC models only) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program window to configure most machine and network setting menus. Note For details, see Remote Setup on page 101.
  • Page 90: Quick-dial (mfc Models Only)

    Quick-Dial numbers from your PC. Status Monitor The Status Monitor button allows you to monitor the status of one or more devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of errors such as paper empty or paper jam. (See Status Monitor on page 9.)
  • Page 91: User's Guide

    ControlCenter3 User’s Guide The User’s Guide button lets you view the Software User’s Guide and the Network User’s Guide in HTML format.
  • Page 92: Network Scanning

    30 clients try to connect at a time, 5 of those clients will not be shown on the LCD. • If your PC is protected by a firewall and is unable to network scan, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 54925 and 137.
  • Page 93: Configuring Network Scanning

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network) Configuring Network Scanning If you are using a different machine than the one that was originally registered to your PC during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite software (see the Quick Setup Guide), follow the steps below.
  • Page 94 ) When the User Account Control screen appears, do the following. • For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. • For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK. Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method.
  • Page 95 Click the Scan To Button tab and enter your PC name in the Display Name field. The machine’s LCD displays the name you enter. The default setting is your PC name. You can enter any name that you like (Max. 15 characters).
  • Page 96: Using The Scan Key

    Using the Scan key Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge depending on your document layout.
  • Page 97: Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server, Mfc-8890dw Only)

    Press a or b to choose the destination PC you want to use for E-mailing your document. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination PC on the control panel.
  • Page 98 If you chose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter the password before it starts scanning. The LCD prompts you to enter an address. Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad or use the One-Touch key or Speed Dial number.
  • Page 99: Scan To Image

    The machine starts the scanning process. Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration.
  • Page 100: Scan To Ocr

    Press a or b to choose the destination PC you want to send to. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination PC on the control panel. Press OK.
  • Page 101: Scan To File

    Scan to File When you choose Scan to File, you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to a PC you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have configured in ControlCenter3.
  • Page 102: Scan To Ftp

    Choose FTP/Network Scan Settings in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.
  • Page 103 21. In most cases these two settings can remain as default. Enter the name that you want to use for the profile of the FTP server. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.
  • Page 104 If you want to start scanning, press Start and go to step l. If you want to change the file name, go to step j. Press a or b to choose a file name you want to use and press OK. Press Start and go to step l. Note If you want to change the file name manually, go to step k.
  • Page 105: Scan To Network

    Choose FTP/Network Scan Settings in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.
  • Page 106 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network) Configuring the Scan to Network Default Settings Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.
  • Page 107 If the profile is complete, you will automatically go to step j. If the profile is not complete, for instance, the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.
  • Page 108: How To Set A New Default For The File Size

    (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server), Scan to FTP and Scan to Network) You can set your own default setting for the file size. For a higher quality scan, choose the large file size. For a smaller file size, choose the small file size.
  • Page 109: Remote Setup (mfc Models Only)

    The Remote Setup program lets you configure many machine and network settings from a Windows application. When you start this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your PC and displayed on your PC screen. If you change the settings, you can upload them directly to the machine.
  • Page 110 • You can use the Export button to save Quick Dial or all your settings for your machine. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use Remote Setup, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137.
  • Page 111: Pc-fax Sending

    The Brother PC-FAX feature lets you to use your PC to send a document from an application as a standard fax. You can even attach a cover page. All you have to do is set up the receiving parties as members or groups in your PC-FAX Address Book or simply enter the destination address or fax number into the user interface.
  • Page 112: Brother Pc-fax Software (mfc Models Only)

    Enter a number to access an outside line here. This is sometimes required by local PBX telephone systems (for example, dialling 9 to get an outside line in your office). For PC-Fax send, this number will be applied and Dial Prefix set in the function menu will be ignored.
  • Page 113: Setting Up A Cover

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Simple style Facsimile style Setting up a cover page From the PC-FAX dialog box, click the icon to access the PC-Fax Cover Page setup screen. The Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup dialog box appears:...
  • Page 114: Entering Cover Page Information

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Entering cover page information Note If you are sending a fax to more than one recipient, the recipient information will not be printed on the cover page. Choose the recipient information you want to add to the cover page.
  • Page 115: Sending A File As A Pc-fax Using The Simple Style User Interface

    Note • If you want to cancel the fax, click Stop. • If you want to redial a number, click Redial to scroll through the last five fax numbers, choose a number, and then click Start. Sending a file as a PC-FAX using the Simple style user interface Create a file in any application on your PC.
  • Page 116 Choose Brother PC-FAX v.2 as your printer, and then click Print. The Simple style user interface appears: Note If the Facsimile style user interface appears, change the user interface selection setting. (See Sending setup on page 104.) Enter the fax number using any of the following methods: Enter the fax number in the To: field.
  • Page 117: Address Book

    PC-FAX sending. There are four types: Brother Address Book, Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Mail Address. For the address book file, you must enter the path and file name of the database file which contains the address book information.
  • Page 118: Brother Address Book

    In the Address Book dialog box, click the icon to add a member. The Brother Address Book Member Setup dialog box appears: In the Member Setup dialog box, enter the member’s information. Name is a required field. Click OK to save the information.
  • Page 119: Speed Dial Setup

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Speed Dial setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, click the Speed Dial tab. (To use this feature, you must choose the Facsimile style user interface.) You can register a member or group on each of the ten Speed Dial buttons.
  • Page 120: Setting Up A Group For Broadcasting

    Enter the name of the new group in the Group Name field. In the Available Names box, choose each member to be included in the group, and then click Add >>. Members added to the group appear in the Group Members box.
  • Page 121: Exporting The Address Book

    Data that can be used by the Remote Setup application of your machine. (See Remote Setup on page 101.) If you are creating a vCard, you must first click on the address book member you want to create the vCard for.
  • Page 122: Importing To The Address Book

    From the Available Items column, choose the data fields you want to import, and click Add >>. Note From the Available Items list choose the fields in the same order they are listed in the import text file. Choose Tab or Comma based on the file format you are importing from Divide Character.
  • Page 123 Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Enter the name of the file, and then click Open. Note If you chose a text file in step a, Files of type: will be Text file (*.txt, *.csv).
  • Page 124: Pc-fax Receiving

    • The PC-FAX software can only receive Black & White fax documents. • If your PC is protected by a firewall and is unable to use PC-FAX receive, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 54926 and 137. (See Before using the Brother software on page 121.)
  • Page 125: Enabling Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Machine

    Note If you choose Backup Print:On, the machine will print the fax, so you will have a copy if there is a power failure before it is sent to the PC. The fax messages are automatically erased from your machine’s memory when they have been successfully printed and sent to your PC.
  • Page 126: Setting Up Your Pc

    The PC-Fax RX Setup dialog box appears: In Save file to, click the Browse button if you want to change the path where PC-FAX files are saved. In File Format, choose .tif or .max as the received document format. The default format is .tif.
  • Page 127: Configuring The Network Pc-fax Receiving Settings

    The settings to send received faxes to your computer were automatically configured during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite (See the Quick Setup Guide). If you are using a different machine than the one that was registered to your PC during the installation of the MFL-Pro Suite software, follow the steps below.
  • Page 128: Viewing New Pc-fax Messages

    Double-click any new faxes to open and view them. Note The subject of your unread PC message will be based on the date and time that the messages were received until you assign a file name. For example ‘Fax 2-20-2006 16;40;21.tif’.
  • Page 129: Firewall Settings (for Network Users)

    54926 Internal Port number 54925 54926 Add Port number 137 if you still have trouble with your network connection after you added port 54925 and 54926. Port number 137 also supports printing and Remote Setup over the network. ® Windows XP SP2 Click the Start button, Control Panel, Network and Internet Connection and then Windows Firewall.
  • Page 130 Add port 54926 for Network PC-Fax by entering the information below: 1 In Description of service: Enter any description, for example "Brother PC-Fax". 2 In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: - Enter "Localhost".
  • Page 131: Windows Vista

    When the User Account Control screen appears, do the following. For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK. Make sure that Windows Firewall on the General tab is set to On.
  • Page 132 Firewall settings (For Network users) Click the Exceptions tab. Click the Add port... button. To add port 54925 for network scanning, enter the information below: 1 In Name: Enter any description, for example “Brother Scanner”. 2 In Port number: Enter “54925”.
  • Page 133 Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. If you still have trouble with your network connection such as Network Scanning or Printing, check File and Printer Sharing box in the Exceptions tab and then click OK.
  • Page 134 Section II ® ® Apple Macintosh Printing and Faxing Scanning ControlCenter2 Network Scanning Remote Setup...
  • Page 135: Printing And Faxing

    Printer operation key Job Cancel To cancel the current print job, press Job Cancel. You can clear the data that is left in the memory by pressing Job Cancel. To cancel multiple print jobs, hold down this key until the LCD shows Job Cancel (All).
  • Page 136: Printer Emulation Support

    When the machine receives data from the computer, it automatically chooses the emulation mode. The default setting is Auto. Your machine has the following emulation modes. You can change the setting by using the control panel or a web browser.
  • Page 137: Printing The Print Configuration List

    Printing and Faxing Printing the Internal Font List You can print a list of the machine’s internal (or resident) fonts to see how each font looks before you choose For MFC models, press Menu, 4, 2, 1. For DCP models, press Menu, 3, 2, 1.
  • Page 138: Restoring Default Printer Settings

    Printing and Faxing Duplex You can choose whether you want to automatically print on both sides of the paper. The setting in the printer driver will take priority over the setting made on the control panel. For MFC models, press Menu, 4, 3.
  • Page 139: Updating The Machine's Status

    Hiding or showing the window After starting the Status Monitor, you can hide or show the window. To hide the window, go to the menu bar, Brother Status Monitor and choose Hide Brother Status Monitor. To show the window, click the...
  • Page 140: Quitting The Window

    Web Based Management (Network Connection Only) You can access the Web Based Management System by clicking the machine icon on the Status Monitor screen. A standard Web Browser can be used to manage your machine using HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol).
  • Page 141: Features In The Printer Driver (macintosh ® )

    From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Page Setup. Make sure MFC-XXXX (or DCP-XXXX) (where XXXX is your model name.) is chosen in the Format for pop-up menu. You can change the settings for Paper Size, Orientation and Scale, then click OK.
  • Page 142: Choosing Printing Options

    Printing and Faxing ® (Mac OS X 10.5.x) For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. Choosing printing options To control special printing features, choose Print Settings from the Print dialog box.
  • Page 143: Paper Feed

    Cover Page Type Choose a template for the cover page. Billing Info If you want to add the billing information to the cover page, enter text in the Billing Info box. Paper Feed You can choose Auto Select, Tray1, Tray2 , MP Tray or Manual, and specify separate trays for printing the first page and for printing from the second page onwards.
  • Page 144: Layout

    Choose how many pages will appear on each side of the paper. Layout Direction When you specify the pages per sheet, you can also specify the direction of the layout. Border If you want to add a border, use this function.
  • Page 145: Secure Print

    Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine, you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.
  • Page 146: Print Settings

    You can change the resolution as follows: • 300 dpi • 600 dpi • HQ 1200 • 1200 dpi Toner Save Mode You can conserve toner using this feature. When you set Toner Save Mode to On, your prints appear lighter. The default setting is Off.
  • Page 147 You can represent soft contrasts between various shades of gray. • Graphics This is a graphics mode (contrast priority). Choose this setting for printing text and figures, such as business and presentation documents. You can represent sharp contrasts between shaded areas.
  • Page 148 • Reduce Paper Curl If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. Change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
  • Page 149 Choose Even Only and print, and then choose Odd Only and print. Status Monitor This reports the printer status (any errors that may happen with the printer) when printing. If you would like to turn the status monitor on, run the Status Monitor (from the Macintosh HD (Startup Disk), choose Library,...
  • Page 150: Removing The Printer Driver For Macintosh

    Choose System Preference from the Apple menu. Click the Print & Fax icon. Choose the printer you want to remove and click - button which is located below the Printers section. When the confirmation dialog appears, click OK. Choose Quit System Preferences from the System Preferences menu.
  • Page 151 X 10.3.9 to 10.4.x) or Print & Fax in System Preferences (Mac OS 10.5.x). If a Brother Laser driver is already listed in the Printer list, you will need to remove it and then install the BR-Script3 printer driver. For the information about removing the printer driver, see Removing the ®...
  • Page 152 Printing and Faxing Open the Printer Setup Utility icon. Click Add. ® (Mac OS X 10.3.9) Go to step e. ® (Mac OS X 10.4.x) Go to step f. Choose USB.
  • Page 153 Printing and Faxing Choose the model name and make sure that Brother in Printer Model (Print Using) and the model name which shows BR-Script in Model Name (Model) are selected, and then click Add. ® (Mac OS X 10.3.9) ®...
  • Page 154 Printing and Faxing ® (Mac OS X 10.5.x) Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu. Click the Print & Fax icon. Click the + button which is located below the Printers section.
  • Page 155 Click the Default icon which is located at the top of the dialog box. Choose your machine from the Printer Name list and Select a driver to use... in Print Using. Choose the model name which shows BR-Script in Print Using, and then click Add.
  • Page 156 Printing and Faxing Choose Quit System Preferences from the System Preferences menu.
  • Page 157: Page Setup

    Features in the BR-Script (PostScript 3™ language emulation) printer driver Page Setup You can set the Paper Size, Orientation and Scale. Choosing page setup options ® From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Print to start printing.
  • Page 158 Printing and Faxing ® (Mac OS X 10.5.x) For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. Note To control special printing features, choose Printer Features from the Print dialog box.
  • Page 159: Layout

    Cover Page Type Choose a template for the cover page. Billing Info If you want to add the billing information to the cover page, enter text in the Billing Info box. Layout Pages per Sheet Choose how many pages will appear on each side of the paper.
  • Page 160 Use duplex unit Select Layout. Choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding in Two-Sided. Manual duplex Select Paper Handling. ® • (Mac OS X 10.3.9 to 10.4.x) Choose Even numbered pages and print, and then choose Odd numbered pages and print.
  • Page 161: Secure Print (mac Os ® X 10.5.x Only)

    If you want to create a secure print job, click Settings... and check the Secure Print box. Enter a password in the Password box and click OK.
  • Page 162: Printer Features

    • 600 dpi • HQ 1200 • 1200 dpi Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine. For the best print quality, select the type of media that you wish to use. Plain Paper Thin Paper...
  • Page 163 • Reduce Paper Curl If you check this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. Change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
  • Page 164 • 600 dpi • HQ 1200 • 1200 dpi Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine. For the best print quality, select the type of media that you wish to use. Plain Paper Thin Paper...
  • Page 165 • Reduce Paper Curl If you check this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. Change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
  • Page 166: Sending A Fax (mfc Models Only)

    ® Macintosh ® You can send a fax directly from a Macintosh application. Note Fax documents will be sent in Black and White only. ® Create a document in a Macintosh application. ® From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Print.
  • Page 167 Printing and Faxing ® (Mac OS X 10.5.x) For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 168 Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box, and then click Print to send the fax. Note If you want to send a fax to more than one number, click Add after entering the first fax number. The destination fax numbers will be listed in the dialog box.
  • Page 169 X Address Book application ® (Mac OS X 10.3.9 to 10.4.x) ® You can address a fax number using a vCard (an electronic business card) from the Mac OS Address Book application. Click Address Book. ® Drag a vCard from the Mac OS X Address Book application to the Destination Fax Numbers field.
  • Page 170: Using Mac Os ® X 10.5.x Addresses Panel

    Printing and Faxing When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print. Note The vCard used must contain a work fax or home fax number. ® Using Mac OS X 10.5.x Addresses panel You can address a fax number using Addresses button.
  • Page 171 Printing and Faxing Choose the fax number from Addresses panel and then click To:. When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print.
  • Page 172: Scanning From A Macintosh

    TWAIN Scanner driver with any applications that support TWAIN specifications. Note If you want to scan from a machine on a network, choose the networked machine in the Device Selector application located in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities/DeviceSelector or from the Model pop-up menu of ControlCenter2.
  • Page 173: Scanning A Duplex Document

    When scanning has finished, the image appears in your graphics application. Scanning a duplex document Load your document. Check Duplex(two-sided) Scanning and choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: Resolution Scan Type Document Size Adjust Image •...
  • Page 174: Pre-scanning An Image

    The PreScan button is used to preview and also lets you crop any unwanted areas from the image. When you are satisfied you are scanning the correct area, click the Start button in the Scanner Setup dialog box to scan the image.
  • Page 175: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give the gray appearance.) True Gray Use for photographic images or graphics. This mode is more exact because it uses up to 256 shades of gray.
  • Page 176: Document Size

    Postcard 2 (Double) Custom (User adjustable from 0.35 × 0.35 in. to 8.5 × 14 in. or 8.9 × 8.9 mm to 215.9 × 355.6 mm.) After you choose a custom size, you can adjust the scanning area. Click and hold the mouse button as you drag the mouse to crop the image.
  • Page 177 Scanning Note User adjustable from 0.35 x 0.35 in to 8.5 x 14 in or 8.9 x 8.9 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm Adjusting the Image Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value is 0, representing an average, and is usually suitable for most images.
  • Page 178 Note The Reduce noise setting is only available when 24 Bit Color is chosen and the Resolution is set to 300 × 300 dpi, 400 × 400 dpi or 600 × 600 dpi.
  • Page 179: Using The Scan Key (for Usb Cable Users)

    ControlCenter2 on page 181. Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge depending on your document layout.
  • Page 180 Scan to USB You can scan black and white and color documents directly to a USB Flash Memory Drive. Black and white documents will be stored in the PDF (*.PDF) or Secure PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF (*.TIF) file formats. Color documents may be stored in PDF (*.PDF), Secure PDF(*.PDF), XPS(*.XPS) or JPEG (*.JPG) file formats.
  • Page 181 USB Flash memory drive. Changing the default file size You can set your own default setting for the file size. For a higher quality scan, choose the large file size. For a smaller file size, choose the small file size.
  • Page 182 You cannot use a space for the first character. Press Stop/Exit. Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the Scan to USB, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Protected Device This message will appear if the protect switch of the USB Flash memory drive is on.
  • Page 183: Scan To E-mail

    Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration.
  • Page 184 Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration.
  • Page 185: Scan To File

    Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration.
  • Page 186: Features

    NewSoft Presto! PageManager Features OCR: In one step you can scan an image, recognize the text, and edit it with a word processor. Image Editing: Enhance, crop and rotate images, or open them with an image-editing program of your choice.
  • Page 187 1.35 + m 0.34 per minute) E-mail Address: fr.nsc@newsoft.eu.com URL: http://fr.newsoft.eu.com Italy Company name: Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 0899399878 (For callers from within Italy, this is not a toll-free call, Callers will be charged at Euro 0.80 per minute) E-mail Address: it.nsc@newsoft.eu.com URL: http://it.newsoft.eu.com...
  • Page 188 Scanning Spain Company name: Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 0807505598 (For callers from within Spain only, this is not a toll-free call, Callers will be charged at Euro 0.94 per minute) E-mail Address: sp.nsc@newsoft.eu.com Other countries E-mail Address: tech@newsoft.eu.com (English)
  • Page 189: Turning The Autoload Feature Off

    ControlCenter2 Note • The features available to you in ControlCenter2 may vary depending on the model number of your machine. • Duplex Scan is not supported by the DCP-8080DN and MFC-8480DN. • Duplex Scan is not available for legal size paper.
  • Page 190 ControlCenter2 Click OK to close the window. Note The ControlCenter2 application icon is in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities/ControlCenter.
  • Page 191 ControlCenter2 SCAN There are four scan buttons for the Scan To Image, Scan To OCR, Scan To E-mail and Scan To File applications. ® Image (Default: Apple Preview) Lets you scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can choose the destination ®...
  • Page 192 To change the default settings, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose Software Button. If you want to scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, check the Show Scanner Interface box.
  • Page 193 This function is also available for Scan To E-mail and Scan To OCR. The window may vary depending on the function. If you choose Secure PDF from the File Type list, the Set PDF Password dialog box appears. Enter your password in the Password and Re-Type Password box and then click OK.
  • Page 194 ControlCenter2 (word processing application) Scan To OCR converts the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. To configure Scan To OCR, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose Software Button.
  • Page 195 Delete button. When you first start ControlCenter2 a default list of compatible E-mail applications will appear in the pop-up menu. If you are having trouble using a custom application with ControlCenter2 you should choose an application from the list.
  • Page 196: File

    File The Scan To File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in any file format. This lets you easily archive your paper documents. To configure the file type and folder, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose Software Button.
  • Page 197: Custom Scan

    E-mail addresses chosen from your E-mail address book. Scan to File Lets you save a scanned image to any folder on a local or network hard disk. You can also choose the file type to be used.
  • Page 198 ControlCenter2 File types You can choose from the following list of file types for attachments or for saving to a folder. Choose from the pop-up menu the type of file you want the scanned images to be saved in. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg)
  • Page 199 ControlCenter2 Scan to Image General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the Target Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size,...
  • Page 200 ControlCenter2 Scan to OCR General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, OCR Language, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Duplex(two-sided) Scanning (if necessary), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 201: Scan To E-mail

    ControlCenter2 Scan to E-mail General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Duplex(two-sided) Scanning (if necessary), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 202: Scan To File

    Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the file format from the File Type pop-up menu. Save the file to the default folder or choose your preferred folder by clicking the Browse button. Choose the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Duplex(two-sided) Scanning (if necessary), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings and enter the file name if you want to change it.
  • Page 203 COPY - Lets you use your Macintosh and any printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan a page on the machine and print the copies using any of the features of the machine’s printer driver, or you can ®...
  • Page 204 (Mac OS X 10.3.9 to 10.4.x) To copy, choose Copies & Pages from the pop-up menu. To fax, choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. (See Sending a fax (MFC models only) on page 158.) ® (Mac OS X 10.5.x) For more options click the triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu.
  • Page 205: Remote Setup (mfc Models Only)

    Status Monitor Allows you to open the Status Monitor Utility. Remote Setup (MFC models only) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program window to configure most machine and network setting menus. Note For details, see Remote Setup on page 215.
  • Page 206: Quick-dial (mfc Models Only)

    Quick-Dial numbers on your Macintosh Status Monitor The Status Monitor button allows you to monitor the status of one or more devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of errors such as a paper jam. (See Status Monitor on page 131.)
  • Page 207: Before Using Network Scanning

    Network Scanning If you want to scan from the machine on a network, you must choose the networked machine in the Device Selector application located in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities/DeviceSelector or from the Model pop-up menu in the main screen of ControlCenter2. If you already installed the MFL-Pro Suite Software following the network installation steps in the Quick Setup Guide then this selection should already be made.
  • Page 208 • You can avoid receiving unwanted documents by setting a 4-digit PIN number. Enter your PIN number in the PIN number and Retype PIN number field. To send data to a computer protected by a PIN number, the LCD prompts you to enter the PIN number before the document can be scanned and sent to the...
  • Page 209: Scan To E-mail (pc)

    Using the Scan key Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge depending on your document layout.
  • Page 210 The machine will start the scanning process. Note If you want to change the default file size, choose your preferred rate by moving the scroll bar on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration. Scan to E-mail (E-mail server, MFC-8890DW only) When you choose Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server) you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly on an E-mail address from the machine.
  • Page 211 If you chose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter the password before it starts scanning. The LCD prompts you to enter an address. Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad or use the One-Touch key or Speed-Dial number.
  • Page 212: Scan To Image

    Note • If you want the scanned data in color, choose color in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration. If you want the scanned data in black and white, choose black and white in the scan type on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration.
  • Page 213 ControlCenter2 will activate Prest! PageManager and convert your document into text for viewing and editing from a word processing application on the designated PC. You can change the Scan configuration. (See OCR (word processing application) on page 186.) Load your document.
  • Page 214 Network Scanning Scan to File When you choose Scan to File, you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to a ® Macintosh you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have ®...
  • Page 215 Choose FTP/Network Scan Settings in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.
  • Page 216 21. In most cases these two settings can remain as default. Enter the name that you want to use for the profile of the FTP server. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.
  • Page 217 If the Scan to FTP profile is not complete, for instance, the login account name and password are missing or the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.
  • Page 218 Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Press OK. Enter the file name you want to use (up to 32 characters) and press OK. Press Start. The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the FTP server is successful the machine starts the scanning process.
  • Page 219: Scan To Network

    Choose FTP/Network Scan Settings in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.
  • Page 220 Network Scanning Configuring the Scan to Network Default Settings Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.
  • Page 221 If the profile is complete, you will automatically go to step j. If the profile is not complete, for instance, the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.
  • Page 222: How To Set A New Default For The File Size For Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server), Scan To Ftp, Scan To Network)

    (For Scan to E-mail (E-mail server), Scan to FTP, Scan to Network) You can set your own default setting for the file size. For a higher quality scan, choose the large file size. For a smaller file size, choose the small file size.
  • Page 223 Lets you upload data to the machine without exiting the Remote Setup application. Print Lets you print the chosen items on the machine. You cannot print the data until it is uploaded to the machine. Click Apply to upload the new data to the machine and then click Print.
  • Page 224 Lets you read the setting from a file. Note • You can use the Export and Import buttons to save Quick Dial or all your settings for your machine. ® • If you need to change the machine that was registered to your Macintosh...
  • Page 225 ............107 Network PC FAX ® Macintosh (Send only) ........158 ® Windows ............103 ® PaperPort™ (Windows importing ..............58 OCR ............... 57 ® ® ® Presto! PageManager (Macintosh ) ...176 Printer driver ............. 28 PS printer driver ............28...
  • Page 226 These machines are made for use in the USA and CANADA only. We cannot recommend using them overseas because it may violate the Telecommunications Regulations of that country and the power requirements of your multi-function center may not be compatible with the power available in foreign countries.

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