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Brother HL-5150D Quick Setup Manual

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Read this Quick Setup Guide before using the printer.
Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install
the driver.
Step 1
Step 2
USB
page 12
For the latest driver and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM/Driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com
Keep this Quick Setup Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy
reference at all times.
Setting Up Your Printer
Installing the Driver
Parallel
page 14
HL-5130
HL-5140
page 16
Setup is Complete!
USB
®
Mac
OS 8.6 – 9.2
HL-5150D
page 17
®
Mac
OS X 10.1 /
10.2
page 20

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  • Page 1 14 OS 8.6 – 9.2 OS X 10.1 / 10.2 page 20 HL-5130 HL-5150D HL-5140 page 17 page 16 Setup is Complete! For the latest driver and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM/Driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com...
  • Page 2: To Use The Printer Safely

    Safety Precautions To Use the Printer Safely Warning Note Hint User's Guide Indicates warnings that Indicates cautions that Indicates notes and Indicates reference to the must be observed to must be observed to use useful tips to remember User's Guide which is on prevent possible the printer properly or when using the printer.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For USB Interface Cable Users ....................16 ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) ..........16 ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) ............17 ® For Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ..................20 Other Information Shipment of the Printer ......................22 Options .............................23...
  • Page 4: Regulations

    Products description: Laser Printer may cause undesired operation. Product Name: HL-5130, HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN Model Number: HL-51 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are...
  • Page 5 FDA Regulations (100 to 120 volt Model Only) IT power system (For Norway only) This product is also designed for an IT power system with phase-to-phase U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented regulations for voltage 230V. laser products manufactured on and after August 2, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States.
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    For the Parallel interface cable: use a shielded interface cable that is IEEE 1284-compliant. Please make sure that you use a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified cable if your computer uses a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. Illustrations are based on the HL-5150D.
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Control Panel Toner - LED indicates when the Toner is low or empty. Drum - LED indicates when the Drum is nearing end of life. Paper - LED indicates when there is a paper jam. Status - The LED will flash and change color depending on the printer status.
  • Page 8: Supplied Cd-Rom

    Instructional movie for printer setup and driver installation. If you install the printer driver from Initial Setup, the PCL driver will be installed automatically. However, if you want to use the PS driver (For HL-5150D), select Custom Installation from Install Software and follow the on- screen instructions.
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Printer

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM Drive ® ® For Windows Users For Macintosh Users Do NOT connect the interface cable. Do NOT connect the interface cable. You will be prompted to connect the You will be prompted to connect the interface cable during the driver interface cable during the driver...
  • Page 10: Install The Drum Unit Assembly

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Install the Drum Unit Assembly Rock it from side to side several times to Do NOT connect the interface cable. distribute the toner evenly inside the You will be prompted to connect the assembly. interface cable during the driver installation.
  • Page 11: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Load Paper in the Paper Tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper printer. jams and misfeeds. Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark.
  • Page 12: Print A Test Page

    Step 1 Setting Up Your Printer Print a Test Page Press the Go button. The printer prints a Do NOT connect the interface cable. test page. You will be prompted to connect the Check that the test page has printed interface cable during the driver correctly.
  • Page 13 Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) ....Go to page 16 ® Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) ..... Go to page 17 ® Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ..........Go to page 20...
  • Page 14: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users Installing the driver and connecting the printer to your PC Select the USB interface. If the Found New Hardware Wizard appears on your PC, click the Cancel button. Click the Install button. Make sure the USB interface cable is NOT connected to the printer, and then begin installing the driver.
  • Page 15 Setting your printer as the default When this screen appears, make sure the printer power switch is on. printer Connect the USB interface cable to your ® (For Windows 2000/XP users only) PC, and then connect it to the printer. Click the Next button.
  • Page 16: For Parallel Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For Parallel Interface Cable Users Connecting the printer to your PC and installing the driver Click Connect the interface cable & Turn on the printer power switch. Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu. If the Found New Hardware Wizard Select the Parallel interface.
  • Page 17 Click the Install button. Click the Next button. Follow the on-screen instructions. Click the Finish button. If you want to register your product on-line, check the “On-Line Registration” box. The Setup is now complete.
  • Page 18: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5130/5140 Users) Installing the driver & connecting the printer to your Macintosh Click Connect the interface cable & Connect the USB interface cable to your Install the driver/utility from the Initial Macintosh, and then connect it to the Setup menu.
  • Page 19: For Mac Os ® 8.6 To 9.2 Users (Hl-5150D Users)

    For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users (HL-5150D Users) Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & installing the driver Make sure the printer power switch is on. Open the Macintosh HD icon. ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.04 Users:...
  • Page 20 For USB Interface Cable Users Select Printer (USB), and then click the OK Click the Create... button. button. Click the Change... button in the Enter the name HL-5150D series for your PostScript Printer Description (PPD) printer, and then click the Save button. file.
  • Page 21 Click the HL-5150D series icon on the Desktop. From the Printing menu, select Set Default Printer. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 22: Mac Os ® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1 / 10.2 Users Connecting the printer to your Macintosh & Installing the driver Click Connect the interface cable & From the Go menu, select Applications. Install the driver/utility from the Initial Setup menu.
  • Page 23 Click the Add Printer... button. Select USB. Select the appropriate printer, and then click the Add button. From the Print Center menu, select Quit Print Center. The setup is now complete.
  • Page 24: Other Information

    Other Information Shipment of the Printer If for any reason you must ship your printer, carefully package the printer in the original packaging to avoid any damage during transit. It is strongly recommended that you save and use the original packaging. The printer should also be adequately insured with the carrier. When shipping the printer, the DRUM UNIT assembly and TONER CARTRIDGE must be removed from the printer and placed in a plastic bag.
  • Page 25: Options

    Options The printer has the following optional accessories. You can expand the capabilities of the printer by adding these items. User's Guide Chapter 4. Lower Tray Unit External Print Server DIMM Memory (For HL-5140/5150D only) (For HL-5140/5150D only) LT-5000 NC-2100p If you are going to connect the printer to Second lower paper tray unit expands total You can expand the memory by installing...
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