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Brother MFC 1780 - B/W Inkjet Printer Quick Setup Manual

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  • Page 1 MFC 1780 ®...
  • Page 2 If You Need to Call Customer Service Please complete the following information for future reference: Model: MFC1780 (Circle your model number) Serial Number:* Date of Purchase: Place of Purchase: *The serial number is on the back of the unit. Retain this Quick-Start Manual with your sales receipt as a permanent record of your purchase, in the event of a theft, fire or warranty service.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Setting Up the ® Before You Install Multi-Function Link ............... 1 Brother Machine and Computer to Package Contents ......................1 Work Together PC Configuration Requirements ................. 2 Connecting the Brother Machine to PC ..............2 Available Options ......................
  • Page 4 Using Brother Machine as a Printer ................15 ® Printing From Any Windows Application............15 Printing a Received Fax ..................16 Printing from the Log Manager ..............16 Compilation and Publication Notice ................. 16 Trademarks ....................... 17 Notice – Disclaimer of Warranties (For USA and Canada) BROTHER’S LICENSOR(S), AND THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY BROTHER’S LICENSOR)
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    Setting Up the Brother Machine and Computer to Work Together Before You Install ® Multi-Function Link This chapter takes you through each step of the installation process. Read it carefully to ensure a problem-free installation. Package Contents ® Before you begin the Multi-Function Link installation, please check the contents of your package: Brother CD-ROM...
  • Page 6: Pc Configuration Requirements

    PC Configuration Requirements Your PC must meet or exceed the following minimum system configuration ® requirements for you to install and use Multi-Function Link 80486/66 or higher ® 8MB or greater for Windows 3.1x ® 8MB or greater for Windows 95/98 (16MB recommended) ®...
  • Page 7: Available Options

    Available Options ® Install Multi-Function Link Software ® Click on Install Multi-Function Link Software to access the Software Installation window. On-Line Documentation On-Line Documentation includes all online documentation. To view the On-Line Documentation, you must first install the Acrobat Reader software from the CD-ROM, by clicking on the Install Acrobat Reader button.
  • Page 8: Installing The Multi-function Link

    ® Installing the Multi-Function Link Software Make sure your Brother machine is connected to your PC as described earlier and that both machines are plugged in and switched on. Overview of Basic Steps Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive and access the Installation Window.
  • Page 9: Viewing On-line Documentation

    ® Click on the “Install Multi-Function Link Software” option. The Software Installation window will appear. The Software Installation screen automatically loads. Multi-Function ® ® ® Link includes Visioneer PaperPort applications. Follow the installation instructions: Follow the instructions on the screen. The last step will be to restart ®...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Using the Multi-Function ® Link Software Introduction This chapter outlines the basics of the Brother software, so you can get ® started using the Multi-Function Link software. Detailed installation and setup instructions are in the On-Line Documentation section of the Brother CD-ROM that is included with your Brother machine.
  • Page 12: Multi-function Link

    ® Multi-Function Link ® The Multi-Function Link Main Menu is the application used for all fax sending and receiving operations. It also contains an electronic Phone Book program and a Log Manager that maintains a record of all PC fax transactions.
  • Page 13: Sending A Fax From Your Pc

    Sending a Fax from Your PC Sending a Quick Fax A QuickFax is a cover page only fax with a message. This option is very useful when you want to fax a quick, short message from your PC. From the Main Menu, select the QuickFax button or select QuickFax from the Start pull-down menu.
  • Page 14: Sending A Fax From The Main Menu

    Sending a Fax from the Main Menu You can send a fax from the Main Menu and attach multiple files. The “attachments” can even be in a different formats. From the Main Menu window, select the Send Fax ––OR––Select Send Fax from the Start pull-down menu. The Send Fax window will appear: Enter the Fax number, Name, and Company information in these fields ––OR––Select the Open Phone Book button to choose someone from...
  • Page 15: Sending A Fax From A Windows

    ® Sending a Fax from a Windows Application ® You can send a fax directly from any Windows application using the following steps: ® Create the document in a Windows application. Select Brother MFL Fax as your printer. Select the Print command to begin the fax transmission. The Fax Sending dialog box will appear : Enter the name and fax number of the recipient or select the Open Phone Book...
  • Page 16: Receiving Faxes Into The Pc

    Receiving Faxes into the PC To receive faxes into your PC through the Brother machine, you must first Using the connect your Brother machine to your computer. Then, you can load the Brother software. Machine with Your PC Before You Begin Use the following checklists for the Brother machine and PC, to make sure you have properly set up the Brother machine and PC to work together.
  • Page 17: Viewing Received Faxes

    Viewing Received Faxes Faxes that are received into the PC will appear in the InBox of the Log Manager. To access the Log Manager, from the Main Menu click the Log Manager button ––OR––From the Start pull-down menu, select Mail/Log. In the Log Manager, select the Fax folder.
  • Page 18: Scanning Options

    Scanning Options ® When you scan using the Brother Multi-Function Link Scanner driver, a scanning options dialog box will appear: Brother Serial MFC Resolution Contrast 200 DPI STD Light 200 DPI FINE Auto 400 DPI S.FINE Dark Image Type User Defaults Text Photo Status:...
  • Page 19: Contrast

    Contrast To have the scanner adjust the contrast automatically, choose Auto. If your original is too light, set the contrast to Light. If the original is too dark, set the contrast to dark. Image Type If you are scanning text or black and white line art, choose Text as the image type.
  • Page 20: Printing A Received Fax

    Printing a Received Fax When a fax is received into the PC, it automatically goes into the ® Multi-Function Link Log Manager. Click on the Log Manager button, in either the Main Menu or Status Monitor window, to view the Log Manager Receive window.
  • Page 21: Trademarks

    Trademarks The brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Mulit-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. © Copyright 1999 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. ©...
  • Page 23: Brother Numbers

    Brother Numbers Fax-Back System Brother Customer Service has installed an easy-to-use Fax-Back System, so you can get instant answers to common technical questions and product information for all Brother products. This system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use the system to send faxes to any fax machine, not just the one from which you are calling.
  • Page 24 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 http://www.brother.com These machines are made for use in the USA or CANADA only. We can not recommend...

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