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Brother 8840DN - B/W Laser - All-in-One Quick Setup Manual

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Before you can use the MFC, you must set up the hardware and install the driver.
Please read this "Quick Setup Guide" for proper set up and installation instructions.
Step 1
Step 2
For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com
Keep this "Quick Setup Guide", User's Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for
quick and easy reference at all times.
Setting Up the Machine
Installing the Driver & Software
Setup is Complete!

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  • Page 1

    Before you can use the MFC, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please read this “Quick Setup Guide” for proper set up and installation instructions. Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Setup is Complete! For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com...

  • Page 2: Carton Components

    ■ Getting Started Carton Components Quick Setup Guide CD-ROMs ® For Windows ® For Macintosh . Control Panel . Paper Tray . Face-down Output Tray . Front Cover Support Flap with Extension . Power Switch (Support Flap) . Document Cover .

  • Page 3: Control Panel

    Control Panel MFC-8440, MFC-8840D and MFC-8840DN have similar control panel keys. 1. One Touch keys 5. Print keys 9. Copy keys (Temporary Settings) 2. Shift 6. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) 10. Dial Pad 3. Fax and telephone keys 7. 5-Line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) 11. Stop/Exit 4.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Setting Up the Machine Step 1 1. Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support ........4 2. Install the Drum Unit Assembly ................ 4 3. Load Paper in the Paper Tray ................5 4. Release the Scanner Lock................. 6 5.

  • Page 5: Step 1

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Install the Automatic Install the Drum Unit Document Feed (ADF) Support Assembly Open the front cover by pressing the front Do NOT connect the interface cable. cover release button. Connecting the interface cable is done when installing the driver.

  • Page 6: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Load Paper in the Paper Tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the Rock it from side to side several times to machine. distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly. While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Push the drum unit assembly into the Check that the guides are firmly in the slots machine (until it snaps into place).

  • Page 7: Release The Scanner Lock

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Release the Scanner Lock Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper Push the lever up to unlock the scanner. jams and misfeeds. (The gray scanner lock lever is located at the back left under side of the document cover.) Scanner Lock Lever Put paper in the paper tray.

  • Page 8: Install Power Cord And Phone Line

    Install Power Cord and Phone Line If you are sharing one phone line with an Do not connect the Parallel or USB external telephone, connect it as shown cable yet. below. Make sure that the power switch is off. Connect the AC power cord to the machine. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.

  • Page 9: Selecting A Receive Mode

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine MFC-8440, MFC-8840D and MFC-8840DN have similar control panel keys. Dial pad Stop/Exit Menu Selecting a Receive Mode Choose the Receive mode which best suits your Are you connecting an external telephone or external needs. telephone answering device to the MFC? Press the Menu key.

  • Page 10: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time The MFC displays the date and time, and prints it on Enter the two digits for the day on the dial every fax you send. pad, and then press the Set key. Press the Menu key. 02.Date/Time Press the key.

  • Page 11: Setting Your Station Id

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine MFC-8440, MFC-8840D and MFC-8840DN have similar control panel keys. Dial pad Stop/Exit Menu Setting Your Station ID You should store your name and fax number to be Use the dial pad to enter your name (up to printed on all fax pages that you send.

  • Page 12: Selecting Your Language (canada Only)

    Selecting Your Sending in the Product Language (Canada Only) Registration and Test Sheet (USA Only) Press the Menu key. Fill out the Product Registration and Test Sheet. Press the key. Press the key. Select your language (ENGLISH or FRENCH) by using , and then press the Set key.

  • Page 13: Step 2

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Supplied CD-ROM (MFL-Pro Suite) You can find a variety of information on the CD-ROM. Install Software You can install printer, PC-FAX Send/Receive, scanner drivers and the various utility items, including ® ® PaperPort and OmniPage OCR.

  • Page 14

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. USB Interface Cable Users........Go to page 14 ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Parallel Interface Cable Users......Go to page 25 ®...

  • Page 15: For Usb Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Switch off and unplug the MFC from the AC Click MFL-Pro Suite in Main Application.

  • Page 16

    Step 2 ® ® When the PaperPort 8.0 SE Setup window When the ScanSoft Registration screen is is displayed, click Next. displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. ® After reading and accepting the ScanSoft Click Finish to complete installation. License Agreement, enter your user information and click Next.

  • Page 17

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) When the Brother Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me Users ➝ Go to page 17 ® Windows 2000 Professional Users ➝...

  • Page 18: For Windows

    Step 2 ® For Windows 98/98SE/Me Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 14 - 16. When this screen appears, connect the Accept the default Printer name by selecting USB interface cable to your PC, and then Yes, and then click Next.

  • Page 19

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) The README.WRI file will be displayed. After the computer restarts, click Yes to Please read this file for troubleshooting have the Control Center load each time ®...

  • Page 20: 2000 Professional Users Only

    ® For Windows 2000 Professional Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 14 - 16. When this screen appears, connect the Check the Run On-Line Registration and then click Next. USB interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to the MFC.

  • Page 21

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Select USBXXX from the pull down window A Basic Universal printer driver was for the Printer Port Selection and then click installed with the MFL-PRO Software Suite Next.

  • Page 22

    Make sure X:\ENG\W2K\Addprt is Select Yes and Next to print a test page. displayed in the window and click OK (X:\ is the drive letter of your CD-ROM). Highlight the model you are installing from When this screen appears, click Finish. the list of machines and click Next.

  • Page 23: Xp Users Only

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® For Windows XP Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 14 - 16. When this screen appears, connect the Check the Run On-Line Registration and USB interface cable to your PC, and then then click Next.

  • Page 24

    Brother Native driver Installation Click on Have Disk. Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. Click on Add a printer and the Add Printer Wizard will start. When this screen appears, click Next. Browse the CD-ROM and highlight your language folder and click Open. Highlight the WXP folder and click Open.

  • Page 25

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Highlight the model you are installing from When this screen appears, click Finish. the list of machines and click Next. When the Windows Logo testing screen Make sure you select a USB printer.

  • Page 26: For Parallel Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Switch off and unplug the MFC from the AC Click MFL-Pro Suite in Main Application. outlet and disconnect it from your computer, if you already connected an interface cable.

  • Page 27

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® ® When the PaperPort 8.0 SE Setup window When the ScanSoft Registration screen is is displayed, click Next. displayed, make your selection and follow the on- screen instructions.

  • Page 28

    When the Brother Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me Users ➝ Go to page 28 ® Windows 2000 Professional Users ➝ Go to page 29 ® Windows XP Users Select Local Interface, and then click Next. ➝...

  • Page 29: For Windows

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® For Windows 98/98SE/Me Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 25 - 27. When this screen appears, connect the Check the Run On-Line Registration and parallel interface cable to your PC, and then then click Next.

  • Page 30: 2000 Professional Users Only

    ® For Windows 2000 Professional Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 25 - 27. When this screen appears, connect the Check the Run On-Line Registration and then click Next. parallel interface cable to your PC, and then connect it to the MFC.

  • Page 31

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Select BMFC (Brother MFL Port) from the A Basic Universal printer driver was pull down window for the Printer Port installed with the MFL-PRO Software Selection and then click Next.

  • Page 32

    Make sure X:\ENG\W2K\Addprt is Select Yes and Next to print a test page. displayed in the window and click OK (X:\ is the drive letter of your CD-ROM). Highlight the model you are installing from When this screen appears, click Finish. the list of machines and click Next.

  • Page 33: For Windows Xp Users Only

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® For Windows XP Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in on pages 25 - 27. When this screen appears, connect the Check the Run On-Line Registration and parallel interface cable to your PC, and then then click Next.

  • Page 34

    Brother Native driver Installation Click on Have Disk. Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. Click on Add a printer and the Add Printer Wizard will start. When this screen appears, click Next. Browse the CD-ROM and highlight your language folder and click Open. Highlight the WXP folder and click Open.

  • Page 35

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Highlight the model you are installing from When this screen appears, click Finish. the list of machines and click Next. When the Windows Logo testing screen appears, click Continue Anyway.

  • Page 36: Workstation Version 4.0 Users

    ® For Windows NT Workstation Version 4.0 Users Make sure that you followed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Turn on your computer. Click MFL-Pro Suite in Main Application. You must be logged on as the Administrator. Connect the parallel interface cable to your computer, and then connect it to the MFC.

  • Page 37

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® For Windows NT Workstation Version 4.0 Users ® ® When the PaperPort 8.0 SE Setup window When the ScanSoft Registration screen is is displayed, click Next. displayed, make your selection and follow the on- screen instructions.

  • Page 38

    When the Brother Software License Check the Run On-Line Registration and Agreement window appears, click Yes If then click Next. you agree to it and go to next screen. Click Finish to restart your computer. Select Local Interface, and then click Next. After the computer restarts, click Yes to When the Setup Type window appears, have the Control Center load each time...

  • Page 39: For Network Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/nt/2000 Professional/xp)

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/NT/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Print/ Click MFL-Pro Suite in Main Application.

  • Page 40

    ® When the PaperPort 8.0 SE Setup window Click Finish to complete installation. is displayed, click Next. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite ® Installation window appears, click Next. After reading and accepting the ScanSoft License Agreement, enter your user information and click Next. Select Typical and click Next.

  • Page 41

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/NT/2000 Professional/XP) Select Network Interface, and then click Next. If the MFC is configured for your network: Select the MFC from the list and then click Next.

  • Page 42

    Select yes and then click Next. Click Finish restart your computer. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/NT/2000 Users Click Next or enter the name you want follow step R. displayed on the LCD for your PC and then click Next. The default name is the name of The Network Scanning feature is not ®...

  • Page 43: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Switch off and unplug the MFC from the AC Connect the USB interface cable to your ®...

  • Page 44

    Click the Brother Laser icon you installed. On the right side of the Chooser, select the printer to which you want to print. Close the Chooser. The Brother PC-FAX Send, Printer and Scanner drivers have been installed. ® ® To install Presto! PageManager , click Install next to the Presto! PageManager...

  • Page 45: For Mac Os

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1/10.2.1 or greater Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Switch off and unplug the MFC from the AC Connect the USB interface cable to your ®...

  • Page 46

    Open the Printer Center icon. Select Quit Printer Center from the Printer Center menu. Click Add Printer..The Brother Printer driver, Scanner driver, Brother PC-FAX Send and Remote Setup Program have been installed and the installation is now complete. ® Scanning is not supported on Mac OS 10.1.

  • Page 47: For Network Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Click Install next to the MFL-Pro Suite for Print/Fax Server) is installed into the MFC your country.

  • Page 48

    Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Laser (AT) icon, and then select BRN_xxxxxx_P1. Click Setup. xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Click OK, and then close the Chooser. Network User's Guide Chapter 7 on the CD-ROM.

  • Page 49: For Mac Os

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.1/10.2.1 or greater Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 4 - 11. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Click Install next to the MFL-Pro Suite.

  • Page 50

    Open the Utilities folder. Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1, and then click the Add button. Open the Print Center icon. xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Network User's Guide Chapter 7 on the CD-ROM. Select Quit Printer Center from the Printer Center menu.

  • Page 51: For Administrators

    ■ For Administrators This section is for using the printer on a network. An administrator should set up the printer using the following steps. Network User's Guide Chapter Map (NC-9100h) ® Peer-to-Peer TCP/IP Chapter 3 Peer-to-Peer Printing Windows 98/Me NetBIOS Chapter 4 NetBIOS Peer-to-Peer Printing ®...

  • Page 52: Installing The Bradmin Professional Configuration Utility

    Installing the BRAdmin Professional ® Configuration Utility (Windows Users Only) The BRAdmin Professional software utility is designed to manage your Brother network connected devices such as network-ready printers and/or network-ready Multifunction devices in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment. BRAdmin Professional can also be used to manage devices from other manufacturers whose products support SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).

  • Page 53: Setting Your Ip Address, Subnet Mask And Gateway Using Bradmin

    Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Professional ® (Windows Users Only) Start BRAdmin Professional, and select Double-click the new device. TCP/IP. Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click the OK button. Select Search Active Devices from the Devices menu.

  • Page 54: Options

    Options The MFC has the following optional accessories. You can expand the capabilities of the MFC by adding these items. Lower Tray Unit DIMM Memory LT-5000 Second lower paper tray expands total input capacity by For more details, see “Memory Board” in Chapter 21 (User’s another 250 sheets to a total input capacity of 500 sheets.

  • Page 55

    The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © Copyright 2003 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows, Microsoft and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries.

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