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MFC-9840CDW
Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the driver. Please read
this 'Quick Setup Guide' for proper set up and installation instructions.
Installing the Driver & Software
Keep this 'Quick Setup Guide' and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy
reference at all times.
STEP 1
Setting Up the Machine
STEP 2
Setup is Complete!
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  • Page 1

    MFC-9840CDW Before you can use the machine, 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! Keep this ‘Quick Setup Guide’...

  • Page 2: Symbols Used In This Guide

    Symbols used in this guide Caution Improper Setup Warning 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: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Carton components ............................2 Control panel..............................3 STEP 1 – Setting Up the Machine Remove the packing materials from the machine ..................4 Installing the toner cartridges ........................5 Load paper in the paper tray ........................5 Release the Scanner Lock ...........................

  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started Carton components Carton components may vary from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the printer carton in case for any reason you must ship your printer. 1 Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 7 Power Switch 2 Control Panel 8 ADF Document Output Support Flap 3 Front Cover Release Button 9 Document Cover...

  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Getting Started Control panel MFC-9840CDW 05/01/2008 18:00 Fax Only Sleep 1 One Touch keys 7 Start keys 2 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) 8 Copy keys 3 Status LED 9 Duplex key 4 Menu keys 10 Mode keys 5 Dial Pad 11 Fax and Telephone keys 6 Stop/Exit key 12 Print keys...

  • Page 6: Step 1 Setting Up The Machine

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Hold the green handle of the drum unit. Lift the Remove the packing drum unit up and then pull it out until it stops. materials from the machine Important Save all packing materials and the carton in case you have to ship your machine.

  • Page 7: Installing The Toner Cartridges

    Setting Up the Machine Repeat steps 1 through 3 for the remaining Installing the toner toner cartridges. cartridges Put the drum unit back into the machine. Unpack the toner cartridges and rock each toner cartridge from side to side 5 to 6 times. Close the front cover of the machine.

  • Page 8: Release The Scanner Lock

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine While pressing the green paper-guide release Release the Scanner Lock lever (1), slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. Make sure that the guides are firmly in the slots. Push the lever (1) in the direction to unlock the scanner.

  • Page 9: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting Up the Machine Connect one end of the telephone line cord to Note the jack on the machine marked LINE and the If you are sharing one phone line with an external other end to a modular wall jack. telephone answering device, connect it as shown below.

  • Page 10: Setting Your Station Id

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Enter the two digits for the day on the dial pad, Enter your telephone number (up to 20 digits) on the dial pad, and then press OK.(If your and then press OK. telephone number and fax number are the same, enter the same number again.) 02.Date&Time 03/XX/2008...

  • Page 11: Choosing The Correct Receive Mode

    Setting Up the Machine Choosing the correct Receive Mode The correct Receive mode is determined by the external devices and telephone subscriber services (Voicemail, Distinctive Ring, etc.) you have (or will be using) on the same line as the Brother machine. Will you be using a Distinctive Ring number for receiving faxes? Brother uses the term "Distinctive Ring"...

  • Page 12: Tone And Pulse Dialing Mode (canada Only)

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Press Menu. Dial Prefix Press 0. The dial prefix setting will automatically dial a Press 1. predefined number before every fax number you dial. For example: If your phone system requires a 9 to dial Press to select the mode.

  • Page 13: Selecting Your Language (canada Only)

    Setting Up the Machine Selecting your language Sending in the product (Canada only) registration and test sheet (USA only) Press Menu. Fill out the Product Registration and Test Press 0. Sheet. Press 0. Select your language (English or French) by using and then press OK.

  • Page 14

    Supplied CD-ROM ‘MFL-Pro Suite’ Supplied CD-ROM ‘MFL-Pro Suite’ ® ® Windows Macintosh Start Here OSX Install MFL-Pro Suite You can install the MFL-Pro Suite software and You can install the MFL-Pro Suite that includes the multifunction drivers. printer driver, scanner driver, the Brother ®...

  • Page 15: Step 2 Installing The Driver & Software

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface. For the latest drivers, documentation, and to find the best solution for your problem, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM / Driver or visit http://solutions.brother.com. ®...

  • Page 16: Windows

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows ® For USB Interface Cable Users (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/ XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) The CD-ROM main menu will appear.Click Important Install MFL-Pro Suite. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from step 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 4 through 11.

  • Page 17

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows After reading and accepting the ScanSoft™ When this screen appears, connect the USB PaperPort™ 11SE License Agreement, click interface cable to your PC, and then connect it Yes. to the machine. The installation of ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE will automatically start and is followed by the installation of MFL-Pro Suite.

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    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows When the On-Line Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. Click Finish to restart your computer. ( You must be logged on with Administrator rights.) Note •...

  • Page 19: For Wired Network Interface Users

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows ® For Wired Network Interface Users (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/ XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Important drive. If the model name screen appears, Make sure that you have finished the choose your machine.

  • Page 20

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Choose Wired Network Connection If the machine is configured for your network, (Ethernet), and then click Next. choose the machine from the list, and then click Next. This window will not appear if there is only one machine connected on the network, it will be chosen automatically.

  • Page 21

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows When the Brother and ScanSoft on-line Note Registration screen is displayed, make your • XML Paper Specification Printer Driver selection and follow the on-screen instructions. The XML Paper Specification Printer Driver is the most suitable driver when printing from the applications that use the XML Paper Specification documents.

  • Page 22: Firewall Settings

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows 5 Click the Add button. Firewall settings 6 Add port 54926 for Network PC-Fax by entering the information below: Firewall settings on your PC may reject the necessary network connection for Network Scanning and PC- 1.

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    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Windows Vista™ users: 6 To add port 54925 for network scanning, enter 1 Click the Start button, Control Panel, the information below: Network and Internet, Windows Firewall 1. In Name: Enter any description, for example and click change settings.

  • Page 24: For Wireless Network Interface Users In Infrastructure Mode

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Wireless Network Interface Users in infrastructure mode ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/ XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) Connecting your wireless machine and wireless network together and installing the printer driver in infrastructure mode First you must configure the wireless network settings of your machine to communicate with your network access point (router).

  • Page 25

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Confirm your network environment The setup process will be different depending on your network environment. Installation using SecureEasySetup™ . If your wireless access point (A) supports SecureEasySetup™ , you do not need to use a computer to configure the machine.

  • Page 26: Using The Secureeasysetup™ Software To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Using the SecureEasySetup™ software to configure your machine for a wireless network The SecureEasySetup™ software allows you to Push the SecureEasySetup™ button on your configure the wireless network easier than wireless router or access point. See the user’s configuring it manually.

  • Page 27: Using The Setup Wizard From The Control Panel Lan Menu For Wireless Network Configuration

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Using the Setup Wizard from the control panel LAN menu for wireless network configuration Important Make sure that you have finished the instructions from step 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 4 through 11. These instructions will install your Brother machine in Before you begin you must know your wireless a typical small office or home wireless network...

  • Page 28

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. Turn Select <New SSID> using and press the power switch on. OK. Go to step 6. 72.WLAN SSID <New SSID> Improper Setup Select ab or OK If you have previously configured the wireless settings of the machine you must reset the...

  • Page 29

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Choose the appropriate key number and Your machine will now try to connect to your press OK. wireless network using the information you have entered. If successful, Connected will appear briefly on the LCD. 72.WLAN WEP key Connection NG is displayed when the print...

  • Page 30

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Note drive. If the model name screen appears, If you want to install the PS driver (Brother’s choose your machine. If the language screen BR-Script Driver), choose Custom Install and appears, choose your language.

  • Page 31

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows If the machine is configured for your network, When the Brother and ScanSoft on-line choose the machine from the list, and then click Registration screen is displayed, make your Next. This window will not appear if there is selection and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Page 32: Firewall Settings

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows 5 Click the Add button. Firewall settings 6 Add port 54926 for Network PC-Fax by entering the information below: Firewall settings on your PC may reject the necessary network connection for Network Scanning and PC- 1.

  • Page 33

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Windows Vista™ users: 6 To add port 54925 for network scanning, enter 1 Click the Start button, Control Panel, the information below: Network and Internet, Windows Firewall 1. In Name: Enter any description, for example and click change settings.

  • Page 34: Macintosh

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For USB Interface Cable Users ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Double-click the Start Here OSX icon to install. Important Follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from step 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 4 through 11.

  • Page 35

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh ® ® ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 to 10.2.8 users: To install Presto! PageManager , double-click Click Add. the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions. Choose USB. Note ® ® When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR...

  • Page 36: For Wired Network Interface Users

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For Wired Network Interface Users ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Double-click the Start Here OSX icon to install. Important Follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from step 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 4 through 11.

  • Page 37

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh The Brother software will search for the Brother When this screen appears, click OK. device. During this time the following screen will appear. ® For Mac OS X 10.3.x or greater users: The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, scanner driver and Brother Note ControlCenter2 have been installed and...

  • Page 38

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Click Print Center, then Quit Print Center. The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, scanner driver and Brother ControlCenter2 have been installed and the installation is now complete. ® ® To install Presto! PageManager , double-click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the...

  • Page 39: For Wireless Network Interface Users In Infrastructure Mode

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For Wireless Network Interface Users in infrastructure mode (For ® Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) Connecting your wireless machine and wireless network together and installing the printer driver in infrastructure mode First you must configure the wireless network settings of your machine to communicate with your network access point (router).

  • Page 40

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Confirm your network environment The setup process will be different depending on your network environment. Installation using SecureEasySetup™ . If your wireless access point (A) supports SecureEasySetup™ , you do not need to use a computer to configure the machine.

  • Page 41: Using The Secureeasysetup™ Software To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Using the SecureEasySetup™ software to configure your machine for a wireless network The SecureEasySetup™ software allows you to Push the SecureEasySetup™ button on your configure the wireless network easier than wireless router or access point. See the user’s configuring it manually.

  • Page 42: Using The Setup Wizard From The Control Panel Lan Menu For Wireless Network Configuration

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Using the Setup Wizard from the control panel LAN menu for wireless network configuration Important Make sure that you have finished the instructions from step 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 4 through 11. These instructions will install your Brother machine in Before you begin you must know your wireless a typical small office or home wireless network...

  • Page 43

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. Turn Select <New SSID> using and press the power switch on. OK. Go to step 6. 72.WLAN SSID <New SSID> Improper Setup Select ab or OK If you have previously configured the wireless settings of the machine you must reset the Enter a new SSID and press OK.

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    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Choose the appropriate key number and Your machine will now try to connect to your press OK. wireless network using the information you have entered. If successful, Connected will appear briefly on the LCD. 72.WLAN WEP key Connection NG is displayed when the print...

  • Page 45

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Choose Wireless Network Connection, and • If this screen appears click OK. then click Next. ® Enter a name for your Macintosh in Display Name up to 15 characters long and click OK. Go to step 20.

  • Page 46

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh When this screen appears, click OK. Click Print Center, then Quit Print Center. ® For Mac OS X 10.3.x or greater users: The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, scanner driver and Brother ControlCenter2 have been installed and the installation is now complete.

  • Page 47: For Network Users

    For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Windows users) The BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address. For more information on BRAdmin Light, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.

  • Page 48: Bradmin Light Utility (for Mac Os ® X Users)

    For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Mac OS X users) The BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address from a ®...

  • Page 49: Web Based Management (web Browser)

    For Network Users Web Based Management Restoring the network (web browser) settings to factory default The Brother print server is equipped with a web server To restore all network settings of the internal that allows you to monitor its status or change some Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the of its configuration settings, using HTTP (Hyper Text steps below.

  • Page 50: Entering Text

    For Network Users Entering text When setting certain menu selections, such as the Station ID, you will need to type text characters. The dial pad keys have letters printed on them. The keys: 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.

  • Page 51: Consumables And Options

    Consumables and Options Options The machine has the following optional accessories. You can expand the capabilities of the machine by adding these items. Lower Tray Unit DIMM Memory LT-100CL The lower paper tray unit can hold up to 500 sheets of paper. You can expand the memory by installing a (144-pin When the lower tray unit is installed, the machine expands SO-DIMM) memory module.

  • Page 52

    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. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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