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Brother 2480C - IntelliFAX Color Inkjet Quick Setup Manual

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Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware.
Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure.
Setting Up the Machine
Setup is Complete!
Keep this Quick Setup Guide and the User's Guide in a convenient place for quick and easy reference
at all times.


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  • Page 1 FAX-2480C FAX-2580C Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware. Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure. Setting Up the Machine Setup is Complete! Keep this Quick Setup Guide and the User’s Guide in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
  • Page 2: Symbols Used In This Guide

    Symbols used in this guide Warning Caution Improper Setup Warnings tell you what to do to prevent Cautions specify procedures you must Improper Setup icons alert you to possible personal injury. follow or avoid to prevent possible devices and operations that are not damage to the machine or other objects.
  • Page 3: Getting Started

    Getting Started Carton components Carton components may vary from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the carton in case for any reason you must ship your machine. Quick Setup Guide User’s Guide Test Sheet (USA only) Accessory Order Form Telephone Handset One Touch Labels Telephone Line Cord...
  • Page 4: Control Panel

    Getting Started Control panel <For FAX-2480C> 01/01 13:00 1 On/Off key 8 Copy Options key 2 One Touch keys 9 Menu keys 3 Shift 10 Start keys 4 Ink key 11 Stop/Exit key 5 Dial Pad 12 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) 6 Fax Resolution key 13 Fax and telephone keys 7 Mode keys...
  • Page 5 Getting Started Note Date Time Receive mode 01/01 13:00 When the machine is idle (not being used) it will return to the default display shown above. The default display shows the date, time, and the current receive mode. For the details of the control panel, see Control panel overview in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide. Illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide are based on FAX-2480C.
  • Page 6: Setting Up The Machine

    Setting Up the Machine Removing the protective parts Installing the battery (FAX-2580C only) Remove the protective tape and film covering Make sure you remove the battery, battery the scanner glass. cover and cordless handset from the carton. Remove the foam bag containing the ink cartridges from on top of the paper tray.
  • Page 7: Choosing A Location

    Setting Up the Machine Place the battery in the position shown. Note • After replacement, you should set the date and time. (See Date and Time in the Digital Cordless Handset User’s Guide.) • The LCD of the handset will display “Searching for Base Unit”...
  • Page 8: Loading Paper

    Setting Up the Machine Position the antenna on the Loading paper base unit (FAX-2580C only) You can load up to 100 sheets of 20 lb Move the antenna to the up position as shown (80 g/m ) paper. below. For details, see Acceptable paper and other media in Chapter 2 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 9 Setting Up the Machine Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Gently adjust the paper side guides with both and misfeeds. hands to fit the paper. Make sure that the paper side guides and paper length guide touch the edges of the paper.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Phone Line

    Setting Up the Machine While holding the paper tray in place, pull out Note the paper support ( ) until it clicks, and then If you are sharing one phone line with an external unfold the paper support flap ( telephone, connect it as shown below.
  • Page 11: Connecting The Power Cord

    Setting Up the Machine Pull all the lock release levers down and Connecting the power cord remove the yellow protective part (1). Connect the power cord. Installing the ink cartridges Warning If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor.
  • Page 12: Please Wait

    Setting Up the Machine Lift each lock release lever and gently push until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge Improper Setup cover. DO NOT touch the area shown in the illustration below. Note If the protective yellow cap comes off when you open the bag, the cartridge will not be damaged.
  • Page 13: Print Quality Check

    Setting Up the Machine Caution Print quality check • 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 After the cleaning cycle is finished, the LCD not know the quantity of ink left in the shows: cartridge.
  • Page 14: Setting The Lcd Contrast

    Setting Up the Machine Do one of the following: Setting the LCD contrast If all lines are clear and visible, press 1 (Yes) on the dial pad to finish the quality check. You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and If you can see missing short lines, press more vivid display.
  • Page 15: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting Up the Machine Setting the date and time Setting your station ID The machine displays the date and time, and if you You should store your name and fax number to be set up the station ID it will add it to each fax you send. printed on all fax pages that you send.
  • Page 16: Setting Tone Or Pulse Dialing

    Setting Up the Machine Choosing a Receive Mode Note (USA only) (FAX-2480C only) The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a There are four possible receive modes: Fax Only, computer or electronic device to send any Fax/Tel, Manual and External TAD.
  • Page 17: Fax Only

    Setting Up the Machine Press Menu. Choosing a Receive Mode (FAX-2580C only) Press 0. Press 1. There are three possible receive modes: Fax Only, Press a or b to choose the mode. Fax/Tel and Manual. Press OK. Are you using the built-in See Message Center Message Center? mode in Chapter 9 of...
  • Page 18: Using The Fax As A Printer Or For Pc-Fax Send

    Setting Up the Machine Sending in the Product Using the Fax as a printer or Registration and Test Sheet for PC-Fax send (USA only) You can download the Brother printer driver and PC-Fax send driver from the Brother Solutions Center for use with FAX-2480C and FAX-2580C.
  • Page 19 Setting Up the Machine 2 Insert the USB cable into the USB socket marked with a symbol. You will find the USB socket inside the machine as shown below. 3 Carefully route the USB cable through the trench and out the back of the machine as shown below and connect the cable to your computer.
  • Page 20: Replacement Consumables

    Consumables Replacement consumables When the time comes to replace ink cartridges, an error message will be indicated on the LCD. For more information about the ink cartridges for your machine, visit or contact your local Brother re-seller. Ink cartridge Black Yellow Cyan...
  • Page 21 Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Windows and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries. Macintosh is registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific to its proprietary programs.
  • Page 22 LP5666001 USA/CAN Printed in China...

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