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SOFTWARE
USER'S GUIDE
For DCP users; This documentation is for
both MFC and DCP models. Where it
says 'MFC' in this user's guide, please
read 'MFC' as 'DCP'.
Version D
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  • Page 1 SOFTWARE USER’S GUIDE For DCP users; This documentation is for both MFC and DCP models. Where it says 'MFC' in this user's guide, please read 'MFC' as 'DCP'. Version D...
  • Page 2 Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents ® Section I Windows Printing Using the Brother printer driver........................2 Features ..............................2 Choosing the right type of paper........................3 Simultaneous printing, scanning and faxing ....................3 Clearing data from the memory .........................3 Status Monitor............................4 Monitoring the machine’s status ......................4 Turning off the Status Monitor ......................5 Printer driver settings..........................6 Accessing the printer driver settings......................6...
  • Page 4 Scanning a document using the WIA driver (For Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Fax and Scan users) ............50 Scanning a document into the PC .....................50 Pre-Scanning and cropping a portion using the scanner glass ............52 Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) .....................54 Scan to E-mail ...........................54 Scan to Image ...........................55 Scan to OCR .............................56...
  • Page 5 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Before using Network Scanning ......................96 Network license ..........................96 Configuring Network Scanning ......................97 Using the Scan key..........................100 Scan to E-mail (PC).........................100 Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) ........102 Scan to Image ..........................105 Scan to OCR ...........................106 Scan to File............................107 How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail...
  • Page 6 PC-FAX receiving (Not available for MFC-250C and MFC-290C)............143 Enabling the PC-FAX Receiving software on your machine ............144 Running the PC-FAX Receiving software on your PC..............145 Setting up your PC ..........................145 Configuring the Network PC-FAX Receiving Settings ..............146 Viewing new PC-FAX messages.....................147 ®...
  • Page 7 Scanning ® Scanning from a Macintosh .........................176 Accessing the scanner ........................176 ® Scanning an image into your Macintosh ..................177 Pre-Scanning an image ........................177 Settings in the Scanner window ......................178 Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) ...................182 Scan to E-mail ..........................182 Scan to Image ..........................183 Scan to OCR ...........................184 Scan to File............................185...
  • Page 8 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Before using Network Scanning ......................214 Configuring network scanning ......................214 Using the Scan key..........................216 Scan to E-mail (PC).........................216 Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) ........218 Scan to Image ..........................220 Scan to OCR ...........................222 Scan to File............................223 How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) ............225...
  • Page 9 Section I ® Windows Printing Scanning ControlCenter3 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) ® PhotoCapture Center Firewall settings (For Network users)
  • Page 10: Printing

    Printing Note ® • The screens in this section are from Windows XP. Screens on your PC may vary depending on your operating system. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and you are unable to network print, network scan or PC Fax, you may ®...
  • Page 11: Choosing The Right Type Of Paper

    Printing Choosing the right type of paper For high quality printing, it is important to choose the right type of paper. Be sure to read About paper in the User’s Guide before buying paper. Simultaneous printing, scanning and faxing Your machine can print from your computer while sending or receiving a fax in memory, or while scanning a document into the computer.
  • Page 12: Status Monitor

    Printing Status Monitor The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of one or more devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of error messages such as paper empty, paper jam or ink replacement required. You can check the device status at anytime by double-clicking the icon in the tasktray or by choosing Status Monitor located in Start/All Programs/Brother/MFC-XXXX on your PC.
  • Page 13: Turning Off The Status Monitor

    Printing Turning off the Status Monitor If you want to switch off the Status Monitor, follow these steps: Right-click the Status Monitor icon or window and click Load Status Monitor on Startup to clear the check mark. Right-click again then click Exit. Note Even if the Status Monitor is off, you can check the machine’s status at any time by clicking Status Monitor from the Start menu on your PC.
  • Page 14: Printer Driver Settings

    Printing Printer driver settings You can change the following printer settings when you print from your PC: Media Type/Quality (Speed) Paper Size Page Layout Color Settings Automatic Duplex printing (Available on MFC-6890CDW) Scaling Use Watermark Print Date & Time Quick Print Setup Accessing the printer driver settings Click File, then Print in your application.
  • Page 15: Basic Tab

    Printing Basic tab Choose your setting for Slow Drying Paper, Media Type and Quality (1). Note Check Slow Drying Paper when printing with plain paper on which ink dries slowly. This setting may cause some slight blurring of text. Choose Borderless, Paper Size, Color Mode, Orientation, number of Copies and the page order, Reverse Order, Page Layout, Page Order, Border Line (if any) (2).
  • Page 16: Media Type

    Printing Media Type To achieve the best print results, the media being printed on should be selected in the driver. The machine changes the way it prints depending on the selected media type. Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Photo Paper Brother BP61 Photo Paper Other Photo Paper Transparencies...
  • Page 17: Paper Size

    Printing Paper Size The Paper Size selection includes a large selection of standard paper sizes. If you want, you can create a custom size ranging from 3.5 × 5 in. (88.9 × 127.0 mm) to 8.5 × 14 in. (215.9 × 355.6 mm) or 11.3 x 17 in (287 x 431.8 mm) (Available on 11 x 17 models).
  • Page 18: Color Mode

    Printing Color Mode Color is adjusted to get the closest color match with the PC monitor. Natural: Use for photographic images. The color is adjusted to print more natural colors. Vivid: Use for business graphics such as charts, graphics and text. The color is adjusted to print more vivid colors.
  • Page 19: Copies

    Printing Copies The Copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed (1 to 999). Collate With Collate checked, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then reprinted according to the number of copies you choose. If Collate is unchecked, then each page will be printed according to the number of copies chosen before the next page of the document is printed.
  • Page 20: Automatic Duplex Printing (mfc-6890cdw Only)

    Printing Automatic Duplex Printing (MFC-6890CDW only) The supplied printer driver supports duplex printing. Check Duplex/Booklet if you want to use the duplex (two-sided) printing feature. In this mode, the machine prints on both sides of the paper automatically. Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper The Duplex/Booklet function supports Plain Paper for the Media Type and Tray 1 as the Paper Source only.
  • Page 21 Printing Booklet Printing Booklet Printing lets you print a document as a booklet. For example: If you want to print a 4 pages file as a booklet, the machine will automatically print page 4 and page 1 on the same side of the paper first and then page 2 and page 3 on the other side of the paper.
  • Page 22: Advanced Tab

    Printing Advanced tab Choose your setting for Color/Grayscale (1). Choose your setting for Scaling feature (2). Choose Off if you want to print the document as it appears on your screen. Choose Fit to Paper Size if you want to enlarge or reduce the document to fit the paper size. Choose Free if you want to reduce the size.
  • Page 23: Color/grayscale

    Printing Color/Grayscale This selection allows a color document to be printed in black and white using grayscale. Color Settings Click the Color Settings button to see options for enhanced print settings.
  • Page 24: Use Watermark

    Printing ® Color Enhancement (True2Life ® ® Checking Color Enhancement (True2Life ) option enables the True2Life feature. This feature analyzes your image to improve its sharpness, white balance and color density. This process may take several minutes depending on the size of the image and the specifications of your PC. Color Density Adjusts the total amount of color in the image.
  • Page 25: Watermark Settings

    Printing Watermark Settings Click the Watermark Settings button to change the watermark settings. You can choose a watermark and change its size and position on the page. If you want to add a new watermark, click the New button, and then choose Use Text or Use Bitmap File.
  • Page 26 Printing Position Use this setting if you want to control the position of the watermark on the page. Transparent Check Transparent to print the watermark image in the background of your document. If this feature is unchecked, the Watermark will be printed on top of your document. In Outline Text Check In Outline Text if you only want to print an outline of the watermark.
  • Page 27: Other Print Options

    Printing Other Print Options Click the Other Print Options button to set more Printer functions: Note The screen shown in this section may vary depending on your machine.
  • Page 28 Printing Print Date & Time When the Print Date & Time feature is enabled, the date and time will print on your document from your PC’s system clock. Check Print Date & Time check box to change the Date, Time, Font and position. To include a background with the Date and Time, choose Opaque.
  • Page 29 Printing Quick Print Setup The Quick Print Setup feature lets you quickly choose driver settings. Set Quick Print Setup to On and choose the function which should be displayed in the Quick Print Setup icon. To view and change settings, click the tasktray icon.
  • Page 30 Printing Photo Bypass Tray Help Set the Photo Bypass Tray Help to On to display help instructions on how to use the photo paper tray when you select Photo or Photo L paper. (Available on Photo Bypass Tray models)
  • Page 31 Printing Change Data Transfer Mode The Change Data Transfer Mode feature lets you choose print data transfer mode to improve print quality or print speed. Recommended Setting Choose Recommended Setting for general use. Improved Print Quality Choose Improved Print Quality for better print quality. Print speed may be reduced slightly, depending on the print data.
  • Page 32 Printing Advanced Color Settings You can set the Halftone Pattern and Match Monitor for more color adjustment. Halftone Pattern The machine can use two methods (Diffusion or Dither) to arrange dots to express halftones. There are some predefined patterns and you can choose which one to use for your document. •...
  • Page 33 Printing Print Order (Not available for MFC-6890CDW) You can choose to Print All Pages, Print Odd Pages or Print Even Pages. Print All Pages Lets you print all pages. Print Odd Pages Lets you print the odd-numbered pages only. Print Even Pages Lets you print the even-numbered pages only.
  • Page 34 Printing Printing on both sides of the paper The following steps show how you can print on both sides of the paper using the Print Odd Pages and Print Even Pages settings. If you want to print a 10 pages file on 5 sheets of paper, you must set the printer driver options to print all odd- numbered pages in reverse order (page 9, 7, 5, 3, 1) first and then even-numbered pages in normal order (page 2, 4, 6, 8, 10).
  • Page 35 Printing In the printer driver, choose the Basic tab and un-check Reverse Order. Choose the Advanced tab and click Other Print Options. Choose Print Order and check Print Even Pages. Click OK. The machine will print all the even-numbered pages on the other side of the paper. Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper If the paper is thin, it may wrinkle.
  • Page 36: Support

    Printing Support The Support window shows the driver version and settings information. There are also links to the Brother Solutions Center and Genuine Supplies Websites. Click the Support button to display the Support window:...
  • Page 37 Printing Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center is a website offering information about your Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for using your machine. Genuine Supplies Website The Genuine Supplies Website offers information about your Brother genuine supplies. Check Setting You can check current driver settings.
  • Page 38: Using Facefilter Studio For Photo Printing By Reallusion

    Printing Using FaceFilter Studio for photo printing by REALLUSION FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data. You can add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement. To use FaceFilter Studio, you must install the FaceFilter Studio application from the CD-ROM supplied with your machine.
  • Page 39: Starting Facefilter Studio With Your Brother Machine Turned On

    Printing Starting FaceFilter Studio with your Brother machine turned On When you launch FaceFilter Studio for the first time, this screen will appear, if your Brother machine is turned On, and connected to your computer, the FaceFilter Studio will detect your Brother machine. After you click Continue in step a, this screen will appear.
  • Page 40: Starting Facefilter Studio When Your Brother Machine Is Turned Off

    Printing Starting FaceFilter Studio when your Brother machine is turned Off When you launch FaceFilter Studio for the first time, if your Brother machine is turned Off or not connected to your computer, this screen will appear. Click Detect in step a, and this screen will appear. Turn on your Brother machine and check that it is connected to your computer and then click Yes.
  • Page 41: Printing An Image

    Printing After you click the check mark in step d, FaceFilter Studio will start with limited functionality. The Print icon on the top menu will be grayed out and you will not be able to use the Print function. Note •...
  • Page 42 Printing Click the Print icon in the top menu bar. The Print dialog will appear. Click the Print icon on the left. The Print settings dialog will appear. Choose Paper Size, Paper Source, Orientation, number of Copies, Scaling and Printing Area. Note If you want to print a borderless photo, choose Full Page Photo in Scaling and borderless paper in Paper Size.
  • Page 43: Smart Portrait

    Printing Click Print Setting and choose your Brother machine. Click OK. Note If you want to use photo paper, click Properties and set the Media Type and Quality in the printer driver dialog. Click Print in the Print settings dialog box and your photo will print. Smart Portrait The Smart Portrait function detects faces in the photo and adjust the brightness of the skin tone automatically.
  • Page 44: Print Expression List

    Printing Print Expression List FaceFilter Studio lets you modify a facial expression by applying an expression template or by manual adjustment. In the Select Expression step, you can preview or print the expression list of your choice. Uninstalling FaceFilter Studio To uninstall FaceFilter Studio, choose Start/All Programs/Reallusion/FaceFilter Studio/Uninstall FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 45: Scanning

    Scanning The scanning operations and the drivers used will be different depending on your operating system. The machine uses a TWAIN compliant driver for scanning documents from your applications. ® ® For Windows XP/Windows Vista Two scanner drivers are installed. A TWAIN compliant scanner driver (See Scanning a document using ®...
  • Page 46 Scanning Choose TW-Brother MFC-XXXX or TW-Brother MFC-XXXX LAN from the Available Scanners list. (Where XXXX is your model name) Check the Display scanner dialog box on the Scan or Get Photo panel. Click Scan. The Scanner Setup dialog box appears: Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: Scan (Image Type) (1) Resolution (2)
  • Page 47: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    Scanning Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan You can preview your image and crop unwanted portions before scanning by using the PreScan button. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Start button in the Scanner Setup dialog box to scan the image.
  • Page 48: Settings In The Scanner Setup Dialog Box

    Scanning Load your document again. Note Skip this step if you loaded the document on the scanner glass in step a. Click Start. This time only the chosen area of the document appears in the PaperPort™ 11SE window (or your application window).
  • Page 49 Scanning Scan Type Black & White Use for text or line art images. Gray (Error Diffusion) Use for photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated gray images without using true gray dots. Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give a gray appearance.) True Gray Use for photographic images or graphics.
  • Page 50: Document Size

    Scanning Document Size Choose one of the following sizes: A3 11.7 × 16.5 in (297 × 420 mm) (Available on 11 x 17 scanning models only) Ledger 11 × 17 in (279.4 × 431.8 mm) (Available on 11 x 17 scanning models only) JIS B4 10.1 ×...
  • Page 51 Scanning If you choose Custom as the size, the Custom Document Size dialog box appears. Enter the Name, Width and Height of the document. You can choose “mm” or “inch” as the unit for Width and Height. Note You can see the actual paper size you chose on the screen. •...
  • Page 52: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (for Windows ® Xp/windows Vista ® )

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver ® ® (For Windows XP/Windows Vista WIA compliant ® ® ® For Windows XP/Windows Vista you can choose Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) when scanning images. You can scan images directly into the PaperPort™ 11SE viewer that Brother included with your machine or you can scan images directly into any other applications that support WIA or TWAIN scanning.
  • Page 53 Scanning Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: 1 Paper source 2 Picture type 3 Adjust the quality of the scanned picture 4 Page size Choose Document Feeder from the Paper source drop-down list (1). Choose the picture type (2).
  • Page 54: Pre-scanning And Cropping A Portion Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning Note By default, the scanner resolution can be set to a maximum of 1200 dpi. If you want to scan at higher resolutions, use the Brother Scanner Utility. (See Brother Scanner Utility on page 48.) Pre-Scanning and cropping a portion using the scanner glass The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image.
  • Page 55 Scanning Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. If you need to access advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (3). You can choose Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Picture Type from Advanced Properties. Click OK after you choose settings.
  • Page 56: Brother Scanner Utility

    Scanning Brother Scanner Utility The Brother Scanner Utility is used to configure the WIA scanner driver for resolutions greater than 1200 dpi and for changing the Maximum Scanning Size setting. For Letter scanning models If you want to set Legal size as the default size, check Legal in the Brother Scanner Utility dialog box. You must restart your PC for the new settings to take effect.
  • Page 57 Scanning Note ® For Windows Vista when the User Account Control screen appears, do the following. • For users who have administrator rights: Click Allow. • For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK.
  • Page 58: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (for Windows Photo Gallery And Windows Fax And Scan Users)

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver (For Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Fax and Scan users) Scanning a document into the PC There are two ways to scan a whole page. You can either use the ADF (automatic document feeder) or the Flatbed scanner glass.
  • Page 59 Scanning Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner dialog box: 1 Profile 2 Source 3 Paper size 4 Color format 5 File type 6 Resolution 7 Brightness 8 Contrast Note By default, the scanner resolution can be set to a maximum of 1200 dpi. If you want to scan at higher resolutions, use the Brother Scanner Utility.
  • Page 60: Pre-scanning And Cropping A Portion Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning Pre-Scanning and cropping a portion using the scanner glass The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box to scan the image. Follow the step from a to e of Scanning a document into the PC on page 50.
  • Page 61 Scanning Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. Click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box. The machine starts scanning the document. This time only the chosen area of the document appears in your application window.
  • Page 62: Using The Scan Key (for Usb Cable Users)

    Scanning Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) Note If you use the Scan key on a network, see Using the Scan key on page 100. You can use the (Scan) key on the control panel to scan documents directly into your word processing, graphics or E-mail applications, to a folder on your PC, to a USB Flash memory drive or memory card.
  • Page 63: Scan To Image

    Scanning Note • If you want to change between color and black and white scanning, choose color or black and white in the scan type option on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration screen. (See SCAN on page 72.) •...
  • Page 64: Scan To Ocr

    Scanning Scan to OCR If your original document is text, you can use ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE to scan the document and convert it into a text file which can then be edited in your favorite word processing software. Load your document. Press the (Scan) key.
  • Page 65: Scan To File

    Scanning Scan to File You can scan a black and white or a color document into your PC and save it as a file in the folder you choose. The file type and specific folder are based on the settings you have chosen in the Scan to File configuration screen of ControlCenter3.
  • Page 66: Scan To Media

    Scanning Scan to Media You can scan black and white and color documents directly to a USB Flash memory drive or memory card. Black and white documents will be stored in the PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF file formats (*.TIF). Color documents may be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or JPEG (*.JPG) file formats.
  • Page 67 Scanning Press a or b to choose Scan to Media. Press OK. If you want to change the quality, go to e. If you want to start scanning without changing any settings, press Black Start or Color Start. (For 1 or 2 line LCD models) Press a or b to choose the quality you want. Press OK.
  • Page 68 Scanning For Touchscreen models ® 1 Put a USB Flash memory drive, CompactFlash , Memory Stick™ , Memory Stick PRO™ SecureDigital or xD-Picture Card™ into your machine. ® This product also supports CompactFlash type1. MagicGate™ Memory Stick™ and Memory Stick PRO™ can be used, but any music data that is stored on the stick cannot be read. This product supports SecureDigital High Capacity.
  • Page 69 Scanning The file name is set automatically. However, you can create a name of your choice using the character keys on the control panel. Press File Name and then enter the file name. You can only change the first 6 digits of the file name. Press OK.
  • Page 70: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Media

    Scanning How to set a new default for Scan to Media You can set your own default settings. For 1 or 2 Line LCD models Changing the default quality Press Menu. Press a or b to choose PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Scan to Media.
  • Page 71 Scanning Changing the default color file format Press Menu. Press a or b to choose PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Scan to Media. Press OK. Press a or b to choose ColorFile Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose PDF or JPEG. Press OK.
  • Page 72 Scanning For Touchscreen models Setting the new default Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to Media. Press and choose your new setting. Repeat this step for each setting you want to change. After changing the last setting, press Set New Default. Press Yes to confirm.
  • Page 73: Using Scansoft™ Paperport™ 11se With Ocr By Nuance

    Scanning Using ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR by NUANCE™ Note ® ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE supports Windows 2000 (SP4 or greater) or XP (SP2 or greater), XP ® Professional x64 Edition and Windows Vista only. ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE for Brother is a document management application. You can use PaperPort™ 11SE to view scanned documents.
  • Page 74: Viewing Items

    Scanning Viewing items ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE gives several ways to view items: Desktop view displays the item in the chosen folder with a thumbnail (a small graphic that shows each item in a desktop or folder) or an icon. You can see both PaperPort™ 11SE items (MAX files) and non-PaperPort™ 11SE items (files created using other applications).
  • Page 75: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    Scanning Organizing your items in folders PaperPort™ 11SE has an easy-to-use filing system for organizing your items. The filing system consists of folders and items that you choose to view in Desktop view. An item can be a PaperPort™ 11SE item or a non-PaperPort™...
  • Page 76: Importing Items From Other Applications

    Scanning Importing items from other applications As well as scanning items, you can bring items into PaperPort™ 11SE in a variety of ways and convert them to PaperPort™ 11SE (MAX) files in several different ways: ® Print to the Desktop view from another application, such as Microsoft Excel.
  • Page 77: Controlcenter3

    ControlCenter3 Note • The features available to you in ControlCenter3 may vary depending on the model number of your machine. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use ControlCenter3 functions, you may need to ®...
  • Page 78 ControlCenter3 Modern Classic Note • To be able to choose another connected model from the Model drop-down list, you must have the MFL-Pro Suite Software installed on your PC for that model. ® ® • For the Modern user interface, you need to install Adobe Flash Player 8 or greater.
  • Page 79: Switching The User Interface

    ControlCenter3 Switching the user interface You can choose the Modern or Classic user interface for ControlCenter3. To switch the user interface, click the Configuration button and select SETUP then SKIN SELECT. From the SKIN SELECT dialog, you can choose your preferred user interface. Turning the AutoLoad feature off Once you start ControlCenter3 from the Start menu, the icon will appear on the tasktray.
  • Page 80: Scan

    ControlCenter3 SCAN There are four scan options: Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. ® Image (Default: Microsoft Paint) Lets you scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can choose the destination ®...
  • Page 81: File Type

    ControlCenter3 File Type You can choose from the following list of file types when saving to a folder. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF (*.tif) TIFF Multi-Page (*.tif) Portable Network Graphics (*.png) PDF (*.pdf) ® Image (example: Microsoft Paint) The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. To change the default settings, right-click the Image button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab.
  • Page 82 ControlCenter3 To change the destination application, choose the appropriate application from the Target Application drop- down list. You can add an application to the list by clicking the Add button. Enter the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and the Application Location. You can also find the application location by clicking the icon.
  • Page 83: Ocr (word Processing Program)

    ControlCenter3 OCR (Word Processing program) Scan to OCR scans a document and converts it into text. This text can be edited using your favorite word processing software. To configure Scan to OCR, right-click the OCR button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab.
  • Page 84: E-mail

    ControlCenter3 E-mail Scan to E-mail lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application, so you can send the scanned job as an attachment. To change the default E-mail application or attachment file type, right-click the E-mail button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab. To change the E-mail application, choose your preferred E-mail application from the E-mail Application drop-down list.
  • Page 85: File

    ControlCenter3 File The Scan to File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in one of the file types shown in the file attachment list. To configure the file type and folder, right-click the File button, click ControlCenter Configuration and click the Software Button tab.
  • Page 86: Custom Scan

    ControlCenter3 CUSTOM SCAN The Custom Scan option lets you create your own scan options. For Modern interface users, place the mouse pointer over the d and click Custom. To configure a button, right-click the appropriate button and click ControlCenter Configuration. There are four options: Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
  • Page 87: File Type

    ControlCenter3 File Type You can choose from the following list of file types when saving to a folder. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF (*.tif) TIFF Multi-Page (*.tif) Portable Network Graphics (*.png) PDF (*.pdf)
  • Page 88: Customizing A User-defined Button

    ControlCenter3 Customizing a user-defined button To configure a button, right-click the button, then click the ControlCenter Configuration button to see the configuration window. Scan to Image General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters).
  • Page 89 ControlCenter3 Scan to OCR General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, OCR Language, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 90 ControlCenter3 Scan to E-mail General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 91 ControlCenter3 Scan to File General tab To create the button name, enter a name in the Please enter a name for the Custom Button text field (up to 30 characters). Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the file format from the File Type drop-down list.
  • Page 92: Photocapture

    ControlCenter3 PHOTOCAPTURE These buttons can be used to open or copy files and folders from a USB Flash memory drive or a memory card installed in the machine. Open PCC Folder Lets you see the files and folders that are on the USB Flash memory drive or the memory card. (See Using ®...
  • Page 93: Copy From Pcc

    ControlCenter3 Copy From PCC The Copy From PCC button lets you copy files on a USB Flash memory drive or memory card to a folder on your hard disk. To change the destination folder or other settings, right-click the button, click ControlCenter Configuration and choose your preferred settings for file copying.
  • Page 94: Facefilter Studio

    ControlCenter3 Creating the Copy Folder Create a new folder based on the PCC files Date or Month The default setting is Date. A copy folder is created with a name based on the date that the original file was created. The copy is then saved into this folder. For example, the copy of an original file created on Oct.8, 2007 will be saved into a folder named 10082007.
  • Page 95 ControlCenter3 To change the folder settings, right-click the button and choose your preferred settings for file copying. Creating the Copy Folder Create a new folder based on the PCC files Date or Month The default setting is Date. A copy folder is created with a name based on the date that the original file was created.
  • Page 96: Copy

    ControlCenter3 COPY Lets you use the PC and any printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan a page on the machine and print copies using any of the features of the machine’s printer driver, or you can direct the copy output to any standard printer driver installed on the PC including network printers.
  • Page 97 ControlCenter3 In the printer driver settings dialog box, you can choose advanced settings for printing. Note • You must configure each of the copy buttons before they can be used. • The Print Options screen will vary depending on the model of printer you have chosen.
  • Page 98: Pc-fax (mfc Models Only)

    ControlCenter3 PC-FAX (MFC models only) The PC-FAX option lets you send and receive faxes. You can also configure the address book and change some general machine settings. These buttons are for sending or receiving faxes using the Brother PC-FAX application. Send Lets you scan a page or document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software.
  • Page 99: Send

    ControlCenter3 Send The Send button lets you scan a document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software. (See PC-FAX sending on page 129.) To change the Send settings, right-click the Send button and click ControlCenter Configuration. You can change the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 100: Address Book

    ControlCenter3 When the PC-FAX receiving software is running, you can open the viewer application (PaperPort™ 11SE) with the View Received button. Note You can also activate the PC-FAX receiving software from the start menu. (See Running the PC-FAX Receiving software on your PC on page 145.) Address Book The Address Book button lets you add, amend or delete contacts from your address book.
  • Page 101: Device Setting

    ControlCenter3 DEVICE SETTING You can configure the machine settings or check ink levels. Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) Lets you open the Remote Setup Program. (See Remote Setup on page 127.) Quick-Dial (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) Lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window of Remote Setup.
  • Page 102: Remote Setup (not Available For Dcp Models, Mfc-250c And Mfc-290c)

    ControlCenter3 Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program window to configure the machine setting menus. Note For details, see Remote Setup on page 127. Quick Dial (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) The Quick-Dial button lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window in the Remote Setup Program.
  • Page 103: Ink Level

    ControlCenter3 Ink Level The Ink Level button opens the Status Monitor window, which displays the ink level for each cartridge. User’s Guide The User’s Guide button lets you view the Software User’s Guide and the Network User’s Guide in HTML format.
  • Page 104: Network Scanning (for Models With Built-in Network Support)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) To use the machine as a network scanner, the machine must be configured with a TCP/IP address. You can set or change the address settings from the control panel (See Control Panel Setup in the Network User’s Guide) or by using the BRAdmin Light software.
  • Page 105: Configuring Network Scanning

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Configuring Network Scanning If you are using a different machine than the one that was originally registered to your PC during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite software (see the Quick Setup Guide), follow the steps below. ®...
  • Page 106 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Note ® For Windows Vista if the User Account Control screen appears, do the following: • For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. • For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK. Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method.
  • Page 107 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Specify your machine by name Enter the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the machine you want to use. Click Apply. Click the Scan To Button tab and enter your PC name in the Display Name field. The machine’s LCD displays the name you enter.
  • Page 108: Using The Scan Key

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Using the Scan key Note If you are connected using USB, see Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) on page 54. Scan to E-mail (PC) When you choose Scan to E-mail (PC) your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network.
  • Page 109 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to E-mail. (For MFC-6890CDW) Press PC. Press a or b to display the destination PC you want to use for E-mailing your document. Press the destination PC and then press OK.
  • Page 110: Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server, For Mfc-6490cw And Mfc-6890cdw)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) When you choose Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server) you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to an E-mail address from the machine. You can choose PDF or TIFF for Black and White and PDF or JPEG for color.
  • Page 111 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose . Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad. Note You can also use E-mail addresses you have stored in your machine. • Press a or b to choose Phone Book. Press c.
  • Page 112 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press d or c to choose File Type. Choose the file type you want. If you don't want to change the file type, go to h. Note If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. •...
  • Page 113: Scan To Image

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to Image When you choose Scan to Image, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. The ControlCenter3 software will launch the default graphics application on the designated Load your document.
  • Page 114: Scan To Ocr

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to OCR When you choose Scan to OCR, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. The ControlCenter3 software will launch the ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE with OCR software and convert your document into text that can be viewed and edited from a word processing application on the designated PC.
  • Page 115: Scan To File

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to File When you choose Scan to File, you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to a PC you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have configured in ControlCenter3.
  • Page 116 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Note • If you want to change between color and black and white scanning, choose color or black and white in the scan type option on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter3 configuration screen. (See SCAN on page 72.) •...
  • Page 117: How To Set A New Default For Scan To E-mail

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) You can set your own default settings. Setting the new default For MFC-6490CW Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to E-mail.
  • Page 118 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset the factory settings. For MFC-6490CW Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to E-mail. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail Server. Press OK.
  • Page 119: Scan To Ftp (for Mfc-5890cn And Mfc-6490cw)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP (For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW) When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network or on the internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered manually at the control panel to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 120 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose Password. Press OK. Enter the Password for access to the FTP server (up to 32 characters). Press OK. Press a or b to choose Quality. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Color 150 dpi, Color 300 dpi, Color 600 dpi, B/W 200 dpi or B/W 200x100 dpi.
  • Page 121: Creating A User Defined File Name

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Creating a user defined File Name In addition to the seven present file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for creating an FTP Server Profile. Press Menu.
  • Page 122 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose PDF or TIFF for B/W documents. Press OK and go to h. Note For MFC-6490CW If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. •...
  • Page 123: Scan To Ftp Manual Method

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP Manual Method Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to FTP. Press OK. Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Press OK. Note If there is no FTP Profile configured, skip d and go to e.
  • Page 124 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose File Name. Press OK. Press a or b to choose a file name you want to use and press OK. Press Black Start or Color Start and go to n.
  • Page 125: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) How to set a new default for Scan to FTP You can set your own default settings for Quality, File Type, Glass ScanSize and File Name. Setting the new default Press the (Scan) key.
  • Page 126 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset Quality, File Type, Glass ScanSize and File Name to the factory settings. Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to FTP. Press OK. Press a or b to choose <Manual>.
  • Page 127: Scan To Ftp (for Mfc-6890cdw)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP (For MFC-6890CDW) When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network or on the internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered manually at the control panel to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 128: Creating A User Defined File Name

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press to choose PDF or JPEG for color or gray scale documents and PDF or TIFF for B/W documents. Note If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. •...
  • Page 129: Scan To Ftp Using Ftp Server Profiles

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP using FTP Server Profiles Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose one of the FTP server profiles listed. If the Scan to FTP profile is complete, press Black Start or Color Start and go to k. If the Scan to FTP profile is not complete, for instance, the login account name and password are missing or the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.
  • Page 130: Scan To Ftp Manual Method

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP Manual Method Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Note If there is no FTP Profile configured, skip d and go to e. Press to choose Name for the FTP host address or IP Address for the FTP IP address.
  • Page 131: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Press OK. Enter the file name you want to use (up to 15 characters) and press OK. Press Black Start or Color Start and go to o. The LCD shows Connecting.
  • Page 132 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset Quality, File Type, Glass Scan Size and File Name to the factory settings. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Note If there is no FTP Profile configured, skip c and go to d.
  • Page 133: Entering Text

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Entering Text For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Most number keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.
  • Page 134: For Mfc-6890cdw

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) For MFC-6890CDW When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Press choose numbers, letters or special characters. Up to four letters are assigned to each button on the LCD. By pressing the correct button repeatedly, you can access the character you want.
  • Page 135: Remote Setup

    Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) Remote Setup ® The Remote Setup program lets you configure many machine settings from a Windows application. When you start this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your PC and displayed on your PC screen.
  • Page 136: Remote Setup (not Available For Dcp Models, Mfc-250c And Mfc-290c)

    Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) Note • You can use the Export and Import buttons to save Quick-Dial or all your settings for your machine. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use Remote Setup, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137.
  • Page 137: Pc-fax Sending

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) PC-FAX sending The Brother PC-FAX feature lets you use your PC to send a document file from an application as a standard fax. You can send a file created in any application on your PC as a PC-FAX. You can even attach a cover page.
  • Page 138: Brother Pc-fax Software (mfc Models Only)

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Sending setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, click the Sending tab to display the screen below. Outside line access Enter a number to access an outside line here. This is sometimes required by local PBX telephone systems (for example, dialling 9 to get an outside line in your office).
  • Page 139: Setting Up A Cover

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Setting up a cover page From the PC-FAX dialog box, click the icon to access the Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup screen. The Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup dialog box appears: Entering cover page information Note If you are sending a fax to more than one recipient, the recipient information will not be printed on the cover page.
  • Page 140: Sending A File As A Pc-fax Using The Facsimile Style User Interface

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Sending a file as a PC-FAX using the Facsimile style user interface Create a file in any application on your PC. Click File, then Print. The Print dialog box appears: Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The Facsimile style user interface appears: Note If the Simple style user interface appears, change the user interface selection setting.
  • Page 141: Sending A File As A Pc-fax Using The Simple Style User Interface

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) To include a cover page, click Cover Page On. Note You can also click the cover page icon to create or edit a cover page. Click Start to send the fax. Note • If you want to cancel the fax, click Stop. •...
  • Page 142 Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Enter the fax number using any of the following methods: Enter the fax number in the To: field. Click the To: button, and then choose destination fax numbers from the Address Book. If you make a mistake, click Clear to delete all the entries. To send a cover page and note, check Cover Page On.
  • Page 143: Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Address Book If Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Mail is installed on your PC, you can choose in the Select Address Book pull-down which address book to use for PC-FAX sending. There are four types: Brother Address Book, Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Mail Address.
  • Page 144: Brother Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Brother Address Book Click the Start button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX (where XXXX is your model name), PC-FAX sending, then PC-FAX Address Book. The Brother Address Book dialog box appears: Setting up a member in the Address Book In the Brother Address Book dialog box you can add, edit and delete members and groups.
  • Page 145: Speed Dial Setup

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Speed Dial setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, click the Speed Dial tab. (To use this feature, you must choose the Facsimile style user interface.) You can register a member or group on each of the ten Speed Dial buttons. Registering an address in a Speed Dial button Click the Speed Dial button you want to program.
  • Page 146: Setting Up A Group For Broadcasting

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Setting up a group for broadcasting You can create a group to send the same PC-FAX to several recipients at one time. In the Brother Address Book dialog box, click the icon to create a Group. The Brother Address Book Group Setup dialog box appears: Enter the name of the new group in the Group Name field.
  • Page 147: Deleting A Member Or Group

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Deleting a member or group Choose the member or group you want to delete. Click the delete icon. When the confirmation dialog box appears, click OK. Exporting the Address Book You can export the whole Address Book to an ASCII text file (*.csv). You can also choose and create a vCard that can be attached to a member’s outgoing E-mail, (A vCard is an electronic business card that contains the sender’s contact information.) or Remote Setup Dial Data for Remote Setup application of your machine.
  • Page 148 Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Click OK to save the data. Enter the name of the file, and then click Save.
  • Page 149: Importing To The Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Importing to the Address Book You can import ASCII text files (*.csv), vCards (electronic business cards) or Remote Setup Dial Data into your Address Book. Do one of the following: From the Address Book, click File, Import, then Text. From the Address Book, click File, Import, then vCard and go to e.
  • Page 150 Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Enter the name of the file, and then click Open. Note If you chose Text in a, Files of type: will be Text file (*.csv).
  • Page 151: Pc-fax Receiving (not Available For Mfc-250c And Mfc-290c)

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) PC-FAX receiving (Not available for MFC-250C and MFC-290C) The Brother PC-FAX Receive Software lets you view and store faxes on your PC. It is automatically installed when you install the MFL-Pro Suite and works on locally or network connected machines. When enabled, your machine will receive faxes in its memory.
  • Page 152: Enabling The Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Machine

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Enabling the PC-FAX Receiving software on your machine You can optionally enable the Backup Print option. When enabled, the machine will print a copy of the fax before the fax is sent to the PC or the PC is switched off. Press Menu.
  • Page 153: Running The Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Pc

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Running the PC-FAX Receiving software on your PC Click the Start button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX, PC-FAX Receiving and Receive. The PC-FAX icon appears in your PC tasktray. Setting up your PC Right-click the PC-FAX icon on your PC tasktray, and then click PC-Fax RX Setup.
  • Page 154: Configuring The Network Pc-fax Receiving Settings

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Configuring the Network PC-FAX Receiving Settings The settings to send received faxes to your computer were automatically configured during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite. (See the Quick Setup Guide.) If you are using a different machine than the one that was registered to your PC during the installation of the MFL-Pro Suite software, follow the steps below.
  • Page 155: Viewing New Pc-fax Messages

    Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) Viewing new PC-FAX messages Each time your PC is receiving a PC-FAX, the icon will alternate between . Once the fax has been received, the icon will change to . The icon will change to once the received fax has been viewed.
  • Page 156: Photocapture Center

    ® PhotoCapture Center CAUTION DO NOT start your PC with a memory card installed in the media drive of the machine. You could lose your data or damage the card. Note ® • The PhotoCapture Center will read only the media that was put in first. ®...
  • Page 157 ® PhotoCapture Center ® In Windows Explorer, click the Removable Disk icon . The files and folders on the USB Flash memory drive or memory card appear on your PC screen. You can edit a file and save it to another drive on your PC. ®...
  • Page 158: For Network Users (for Models With Built-in Network Support)

    ® PhotoCapture Center For Network Users (For models with built-in network support) ® 1 Put a USB Flash memory drive, CompactFlash , Memory Stick™ , Memory Stick PRO™ SecureDigital or xD-Picture Card™ into your machine. ® This product also supports CompactFlash type1.
  • Page 159: Firewall Settings (for Network Users)

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Before using the Brother software Firewall settings on your PC may reject the necessary network connection for network printing, network ® scanning and PC Fax. If you are using Windows Firewall and you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM, the necessary Firewall settings have already been made.
  • Page 160 Firewall settings (For Network users) 3 In External Port number for this service: Enter “54925”. 4 In Internal Port number for this service: Enter “54925”. 5 Make sure UDP is selected. 6 Click OK. Click the Add button. Add port 54926 for Network PC-Fax by entering the information below: 1 In Description of service: Enter any description, for example “Brother PC-Fax”.
  • Page 161 Firewall settings (For Network users) ® For Windows Vista users Click the button, Control Panel, Network and Internet, Windows Firewall and click Change settings. When the User Account Control screen appears, do the following: Users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK.
  • Page 162 Firewall settings (For Network users) Click the Add port... button. To add port 54925 for network scanning, enter the information below: 1 In Name: Enter any description, for example “Brother Scanner”. 2 In Port number: Enter “54925”. 3 Make sure UDP is selected. Then, click OK.
  • Page 163 Section II ® ® Apple Macintosh Printing and Faxing Scanning ControlCenter2 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center...
  • Page 164: Printing And Faxing

    Printing and Faxing ® Setting up your Macintosh Note ® ® • The screens shown in this section are from Mac OS X 10.5.x Screens on your Macintosh vary depending on your operating system and application. ® • Before you can connect the machine to your Macintosh , you must buy a USB cable that is no longer than 6 feet (2 meters).
  • Page 165: Status Monitor

    Printing and Faxing Status Monitor The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of the machine, letting you see error messages such as paper empty, paper jam or ink replacement required at pre-set update intervals. Before you can use the tool you must choose your machine in the Model pop-up menu in ControlCenter2.
  • Page 166: Using The Brother Ink Driver

    Printing and Faxing Using the Brother Ink driver Choosing page setup options ® From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Page Setup. Make sure MFC-XXXX (where XXXX is your model name) is chosen in the Format for pop-up menu. You can change the settings for Paper Size, Orientation and Scale, then click OK.
  • Page 167 Printing and Faxing ® For Mac OS X 10.5.x For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. To do borderless printing From the Paper Size pop-up menu, choose the size of paper you want to print such as Letter (Borderless) or Tabloid (Borderless) (Available on 11 ×...
  • Page 168: Automatic Duplex Printing (mfc-6890cdw Only)

    Printing and Faxing Automatic Duplex Printing (MFC-6890CDW only) The supplied printer driver supports duplex (two-sided) printing. In this mode, the machine prints on both sides of the paper automatically. Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper The duplex printing function supports Plain Paper for the Media Type and Tray 1 as the Paper Source only.
  • Page 169 Printing and Faxing ® For Mac OS X 10.3.x to 10.4.x Select Layout. Choose Long-edged binding or Short-edged binding in Two-Sided. ® For Mac OS X 10.5.x Check Two-Sided. Select Layout. Choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
  • Page 170: Choosing Printing Options

    Printing and Faxing Note • When you use the duplex printing function, Duplex 1 or Duplex 2 features may help to reduce paper jam problems. Go to the Advanced tab of the printer driver and then click the Other Print Options triangle.
  • Page 171: Basic Settings

    Printing and Faxing Basic settings You can choose the Media Type, Slow Drying Paper, Quality, Color Mode and Paper Source (Available on models with Paper Tray#2) settings. Note Check Slow Drying Paper when printing with plain paper on which ink dries slowly. This setting may cause some slight blurring of text.
  • Page 172: Quality

    Printing and Faxing Quality The quality selection lets you choose the print resolution you want for your document. Print quality and speed are related. The higher the quality, the longer it will take to print the document. The quality selections that are available will vary depending on the media type you choose.
  • Page 173: Advanced Settings

    Printing and Faxing Advanced settings You can choose the Color/Grayscale, Mirror Printing, Reverse Printing and Bi-Directional Printing settings.
  • Page 174: Color/grayscale

    Printing and Faxing Color/Grayscale This selection allows a color document to be printed in black and white using grayscale. Color Settings Click the Color Settings button to see options for enhanced print settings.
  • Page 175 Printing and Faxing Color Enhancement Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the whole image. To lighten or darken the image, move the scroll bar to the right or left. Contrast Adjusts the contrast of an image. This will make darker areas darker and lighter areas lighter. Increase the contrast when you want an image to be clearer.
  • Page 176: Other Print Options

    Printing and Faxing Other Print Options Click Other Print Options triangle to set more Printer functions. You can choose Paper Thickness, Data Transfer Mode, Halftone Pattern and Advanced Duplex Settings. (MFC-6890CDW only). Data Transfer Mode The Data Transfer Mode feature lets you choose print data transfer mode to improve print quality or print speed.
  • Page 177: Support

    Printing and Faxing Support The Support window shows links to the Brother Solutions Center and Genuine Supplies Websites. Click the Support button to display the Support window: Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center is a website offering information about your Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for using your machine.
  • Page 178: Sending A Fax (mfc Models Only)

    Printing and Faxing Sending a fax (MFC models only) ® You can send a fax directly from a Macintosh application. ® Create a document in a Macintosh application. ® From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Print. ®...
  • Page 179 Printing and Faxing Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. Choose Facsimile from the Output pop-up menu. Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box, and then click Print to send the fax.
  • Page 180 Printing and Faxing Note If you want to send a fax to more than one number, click Add after entering the first fax number. The destination fax numbers will be listed in the Destination Fax Numbers field.
  • Page 181 Printing and Faxing ® Drag a vCard from the Mac OS X Address Book application ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.x to 10.4.x) ® You can address a fax number using a vCard (an electronic business card) from the Mac OS Address Book application.
  • Page 182: Using Mac Os ® X 10.5.x Addresses Panel

    Printing and Faxing When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print to send the fax. Note The vCard used must contain a work fax or home fax number. ® Using Mac OS X 10.5.x Addresses panel You can address a fax number using Addresses button. Click Addresses.
  • Page 183 Printing and Faxing Choose fax number from Addresses panel and then click To. When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print to send the fax.
  • Page 184: Scanning From A Macintosh

    Scanning ® Scanning from a Macintosh ® The Brother machine software includes a TWAIN Scanner driver for Macintosh . You can use this ® Macintosh TWAIN Scanner driver with any applications that support TWAIN specifications. When you scan a document, you can either use the ADF (automatic document feeder) or the Flatbed scanner glass.
  • Page 185: Scanning An Image Into Your Macintosh

    Scanning ® Scanning an image into your Macintosh You can scan a whole page, or a portion by pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Load your document. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: Resolution Scan Type Scanning Area...
  • Page 186: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Scanning Load your document again. Note Skip this step if you loaded the document on the scanner glass in step a. Adjust the settings for Resolution, Scan Type (Grayscale), Brightness and Contrast in the Scanner Setup dialog box as needed. Click Start.
  • Page 187 Scanning Scan Type Black & White Use for text or line art images. Gray (Error Diffusion) Use for photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated gray images without using true gray dots. Black dots are put in a specific pattern to give the gray appearance.) True Gray Use for photographic images or graphics.
  • Page 188 Scanning Document Size Choose one of the following sizes: A3 297 × 420 mm (Available on 11 x 17 scanning models only) Ledger 11 × 17 in (Available on 11 x 17 scanning models only) JIS B4 257 × 364 mm (Available on 11 x 17 scanning models only) A4 210 ×...
  • Page 189 Scanning Adjusting the Image Brightness Adjust the setting (-50 to 50) to get the best image. The default value is 0, representing an average, and is usually suitable for most images. You can set the Brightness level by dragging the slide bar to the right or left to lighten or darken the image. You can also enter a value in the box to set the level.
  • Page 190: Scan To E-mail

    Scanning Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) Note If you use the Scan key on a network, see Using the Scan key on page 216. You can use the (Scan) key on the control panel to scan documents directly into your word ®...
  • Page 191: Scan To Image

    Scanning Note • If you want to change between color and black and white scanning, choose color or black and white in the scan type option on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration screen. (See SCAN on page 198.) •...
  • Page 192 Scanning Scan to OCR If your document is text, you can have it converted by Presto! PageManager to an editable text file and then have the result displayed in your word processing application for viewing and editing. Load your document. Press the (Scan) key.
  • Page 193: Scan To File

    Scanning Scan to File ® You can scan a black and white or a color document into your Macintosh and save it as a file in the folder you choose. The file type and specific folder are based on the settings you have chosen in the Scan to File screen of the Brother ControlCenter2.
  • Page 194: Scan To Media

    Scanning Scan to Media You can scan black and white and color documents directly to a USB Flash memory drive or memory card. Black and white documents will be stored in the PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF file formats (*.TIF). Color documents may be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or JPEG (*.JPG) file formats.
  • Page 195 Scanning Press a or b to choose Scan to Media. Press OK. If you want to change the quality, go to e. If you want to start scanning without changing any settings, press Black Start or Color Start. (For 1 or 2 line LCD models) Press a or b to choose the quality you want. Press OK.
  • Page 196 Scanning For Touchscreen models ® 1 Put a USB Flash memory drive, CompactFlash , Memory Stick™ , Memory Stick PRO™ SecureDigital or xD-Picture Card™ into your machine. ® This product also supports CompactFlash type1. MagicGate™ Memory Stick™ and Memory Stick PRO™ can be used, but any music data that is stored on the stick cannot be read. This product supports SecureDigital High Capacity.
  • Page 197 Scanning The file name is set automatically. However, you can create a name of your choice using the character keys on the control panel. Press File Name and then enter the file name. You can only change the first 6 digits of the file name. Press OK.
  • Page 198: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Media

    Scanning How to set a new default for Scan to Media You can set your own default settings. For 1 or 2 Line LCD models Changing the default quality Press Menu. Press a or b to choose PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Scan to Media.
  • Page 199 Scanning Changing the default color file format Press Menu. Press a or b to choose PhotoCapture. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Scan to Media. Press OK. Press a or b to choose ColorFile Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose PDF or JPEG. Press OK.
  • Page 200 Scanning For Touchscreen models Setting the new default Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to Media. Press and choose your new setting. Repeat this step for each setting you want to change. After changing the last setting, press Set New Default. Press Yes to confirm.
  • Page 201: Using Presto! Pagemanager

    Scanning Using Presto! PageManager ® Presto! PageManager is an application for managing the documents in your Macintosh . Since it is compatible with most image editors and word processing programs, Presto! PageManager gives you ® unmatched control over your Macintosh files.
  • Page 202: Technical Support

    Scanning Technical support For USA Company name: NewSoft America Inc. Postal Address: 500 Yosemite Drive Suite 100 Milpitas, CA 95035, U.S.A. Telephone: 408-503-1212 Fax: 408-503-1201 E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com URL: http://www.newsoftinc.com For Canada E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com Germany Company name: SoftBay GmbH Postal Address: Carlstraße 50, D-52531, Übach-Palenberg, Germany Telephone:...
  • Page 203 Scanning Italy Company name: Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 0899399878 E-mail Address: it.nsc@newsoft.eu.com URL: http://it.newsoft.eu.com Spain Company name: Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 0807505598 E-mail Address: sp.nsc@newsoft.eu.com Other countries E-mail Address: tech@newsoft.eu.com...
  • Page 204: Controlcenter2

    ControlCenter2 Note ® ® • The screens shown in this section are from Mac OS X 10.5.x. Screens on your Macintosh vary depending on your operating system and application. • The features available to you in ControlCenter2 may vary depending on the model number of your machine.
  • Page 205: Turning The Autoload Feature Off

    ControlCenter2 Turning the AutoLoad feature off ® If you do not want ControlCenter2 to run automatically each time you start your Macintosh , do the following. Click the ControlCenter2 icon in the menu bar and choose Preferences. The ControlCenter2 preference window appears. Uncheck Start ControlCenter on computer startup.
  • Page 206: Scan

    ControlCenter2 SCAN There are four scan buttons for the Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. ® Image (Default: Apple Preview) Lets you scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can choose the destination ®...
  • Page 207: File Types

    ControlCenter2 File types You can choose from the following list of file types for attachments or for saving to a folder. Choose from the pop-up menu the type of file you want the scanned images to be saved in. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF (*.tif) TIFF Multi-Page (*.tif)
  • Page 208 ControlCenter2 To change the destination application, choose the appropriate application from the Target Application pop-up menu. You can add an application to the lists by clicking the Add button. Enter the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and choose your preferred application by clicking the Browse button.
  • Page 209: Ocr (word Processing Application)

    ControlCenter2 OCR (word processing application) Scan To OCR converts the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. To configure Scan To OCR, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose the Software Button.
  • Page 210: E-mail

    ControlCenter2 E-mail The Scan To E-mail feature lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application, so you can send the scanned job as an attachment. To change the default E-mail application or attachment file type, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose the Software Button. To change the E-mail application, choose your preferred E-mail application from the E-mail Application pop-up menu.
  • Page 211: File

    ControlCenter2 File The Scan To File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in any file format. This lets you easily archive your paper documents. To configure the file type and folder, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose the Software Button.
  • Page 212: Custom Scan

    ControlCenter2 CUSTOM SCAN There are four buttons which you can configure to fit your scanning needs. To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key, and the configuration window appears. There are four scan functions: Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File. Scan to Image Lets you scan a page directly into any image viewer/editor software.
  • Page 213: User-defined Button

    ControlCenter2 User-defined button To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key, and the configuration window appears. Follow these guidelines for button configuration. Scan to Image General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field.
  • Page 214 ControlCenter2 Scan to OCR General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, OCR Language, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 215: Scan To E-mail

    ControlCenter2 Scan to E-mail General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 216: Scan To File

    ControlCenter2 Scan to File General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action field. Settings tab Choose the file format from the File Type pop-up menu. Save the file to the default folder or choose your preferred folder by clicking the Browse button.
  • Page 217: Copy / Pc-fax (pc-fax Is Mfc Models Only)

    ControlCenter2 COPY / PC-FAX (PC-FAX is MFC models only) ® COPY - Lets you use your Macintosh and any printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan a page on the machine and print the copies using any of the features of the machine’s printer driver, or you can ®...
  • Page 218 ControlCenter2 ® For Mac OS X 10.2.x to 10.4.x To copy, choose Copies & Pages from the pop-up menu. To fax, choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. (See Sending a fax (MFC models only) on page 170.) ® For Mac OS X 10.5.x For more options click the triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu.
  • Page 219: Device Settings

    ControlCenter2 DEVICE SETTINGS You can configure the machine settings or check ink levels by clicking a button. Remote Setup Lets you open the Remote Setup Program. (See Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) on page 242.) Quick-Dial Lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window of the Remote Setup.
  • Page 220: Remote Setup (not Available For Dcp Models, Mfc-250c And Mfc-290c)

    ControlCenter2 Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC 290C) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program window to configure the machine setting menus. Note For details, see Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) on page 242. Quick-Dial (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC 290C) The Quick-Dial button lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window in the Remote Setup Program, so you can...
  • Page 221: Ink Level

    ControlCenter2 Ink Level The Ink Level button opens the Brother Status Monitor window, which displays the ink level for each cartridge. Note The Brother Status Monitor application is located in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities.
  • Page 222: Configuring Network Scanning

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) If you want to scan from the machine on a network, you must choose the networked machine in the Device Selector application located in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities/DeviceSelector or from the Model pop-up menu in the main screen of ControlCenter2. If you have already installed the MFL- Pro Suite Software following the network installation steps in the Quick Setup Guide then this selection should already be made.
  • Page 223: Network Scanning (for Models With Built-in Network Support)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Note • To use the Scan key features on the machine, click the check box for Register your computer with the “Scan To” functions at the machine. Then enter the name you ®...
  • Page 224: Scan To E-mail (pc)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Using the Scan key Note If you are connected using USB, see Using the Scan key (For USB cable users) on page 182. Scan to E-mail (PC) ® When you choose Scan to E-mail, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the Macintosh designated on your network.
  • Page 225 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to E-mail. (For MFC-6890CDW) Press PC. ® Press a or b to display the destination Macintosh you want to use for E-mailing your document. ®...
  • Page 226: Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server, For Mfc-6490cw And Mfc-6890cdw)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) When you choose Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server) you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to an E-mail address from the machine. You can choose PDF or TIFF for Black and White and PDF or JPEG for color.
  • Page 227 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose . Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad. Note You can also use E-mail addresses you have stored in your machine. • Press a or b to choose Phone Book. Press c.
  • Page 228: Scan To Image

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Note If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. • Press d or c to choose Glass Scan Size. • Choose the document size you want. Press Black Start or Color Start.
  • Page 229 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) ® Press the destination Macintosh and then press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination ® Macintosh on the control panel. Press OK.
  • Page 230 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to OCR ® When you choose Scan to OCR, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the Macintosh designated on your network. The ControlCenter2 will launch the Presto! PageManager and convert your document into text that can be viewed and edited from a word processing application on the designated ®...
  • Page 231: Scan To File

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to File When you choose Scan to File, you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to the ® Macintosh you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have ®...
  • Page 232 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Note • If you want to change between color and black and white scanning, choose color or black and white in the scan type option on the Device Button tab of the ControlCenter2 configuration screen. (See SCAN on page 198.) •...
  • Page 233 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-6490CW and MFC-6890CDW) You can set your own default settings. Setting the new default For MFC-6490CW Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to E-mail.
  • Page 234 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset the factory settings. For MFC-6490CW Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to E-mail. Press OK. Press a or b to choose E-mail Server. Press OK.
  • Page 235: Pre-configuring Your Ftp Profiles

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP (For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW) When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network or on the internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered manually at the control panel to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 236 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose Password. Press OK. Enter the Password for access to the FTP server (up to 32 characters). Press OK. Press a or b to choose Quality. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Color 150 dpi, Color 300 dpi, Color 600 dpi, B/W 200 dpi or B/W 200x100 dpi.
  • Page 237: Creating A User Defined File Name

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Creating a user defined File Name In addition to the seven present file names you can store two user defined file names that can be used for creating an FTP Server Profile. Press Menu.
  • Page 238: Scan To Ftp Manual Method

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose PDF or TIFF for B/W documents. Press OK and go to h. Note For MFC-6490CW If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. •...
  • Page 239 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose File Type. Press d or c to choose PDF or JPEG for color or gray scale documents and PDF or TIFF for B/W documents. Press OK. Note For MFC-6490CW If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size.
  • Page 240: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) How to set a new default for Scan to FTP You can set your own default settings for Quality, File Type, Glass ScanSize and File Name. Setting the new default Press the (Scan) key.
  • Page 241 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset Quality, File Type, Glass ScanSize and File Name to the factory settings. Press the (Scan) key. Press a or b to choose Scan to FTP. Press OK. Press a or b to choose <Manual>.
  • Page 242: Scan To Ftp (for Mfc-6890cdw)

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP (For MFC-6890CDW) When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network or on the internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered manually at the control panel to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 243: Creating A User Defined File Name

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press to choose PDF or JPEG for color or gray scale documents and PDF or TIFF for B/W documents. Note If you are using the scanner glass of the machine, choose the document size. •...
  • Page 244: Scan To Ftp Using Ftp Server Profiles

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP using FTP Server Profiles Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose one of the FTP server profiles listed. If the Scan to FTP profile is complete, press Black Start or Color Start and go to k. If the Scan to FTP profile is not complete, for instance, the login account name and password are missing or the quality or file type are not chosen, you will be prompted to enter any missing information in the following steps.
  • Page 245: Scan To Ftp Manual Method

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Scan to FTP Manual Method Load your document. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Note If there is no FTP Profile configured, skip d and go to e. Press to choose Name for the FTP host address or IP Address for the FTP IP address.
  • Page 246: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Enter the file name you want to use (up to 15 characters) and press OK. Press Black Start or Color Start and go to o. The LCD shows Connecting.
  • Page 247 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Factory reset You can reset Quality, File Type, Glass Scan Size and File Name to the factory settings. Press the (Scan) key. Press Scan to FTP. Press a or b to choose <Manual>. Note If there is no FTP Profile configured, skip c and go to d.
  • Page 248: For Mfc-5890cn And Mfc-6490cw

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) Entering Text For MFC-5890CN and MFC-6490CW When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Most number keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.
  • Page 249: For Mfc-6890cdw

    Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) For MFC-6890CDW When you are setting certain menu selections, you may need to enter text into the machine. Press choose numbers, letters or special characters. Up to four letters are assigned to each button on the LCD. By pressing the correct button repeatedly, you can access the character you want.
  • Page 250: Remote Setup & Photocapture Center

    ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models, MFC-250C and MFC-290C) ® The Remote Setup application lets you configure many machine settings from a Macintosh application. When you access this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your ®...
  • Page 251 ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center Note • You can use the Export and Import buttons to save Quick-Dial or all your settings for your machine. ® • If you need to change the machine that was registered to your Macintosh during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite (see the Quick Setup Guide), or if the network environment was changed, you need to specify the new machine.
  • Page 252: Photocapture Center

    ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center ® PhotoCapture Center ® You can access a USB Flash memory drive or a memory card installed in the machine from a Macintosh CAUTION ® DO NOT start your Macintosh with a USB Flash memory drive or a memory card installed in the media drive of the machine.
  • Page 253 ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center ® You can edit a file and save it to another drive on your Macintosh Quit all applications that are running stored data on the USB Flash memory drive or memory card and drag the Removable Disk icon into the Trash icon before you remove the memory card from the machine.
  • Page 254: For Network Users (for Models With Built-in Network Support)

    ® Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center For network users (For models with built-in network support) ® 1 Put a USB Flash memory drive, CompactFlash , Memory Stick™ , Memory Stick PRO™ SecureDigital or xD-Picture Card™ into your machine. ® This product also supports CompactFlash type1.
  • Page 255 Index ControlCenter2 Remote Setup ® ® Macintosh ............196 Macintosh ............242 ® ControlCenter3 Windows ............127 ® Windows .............. 69 Scan ® Device Selector ........176 Macintosh Drivers Network ............. 214 ® Macintosh OCR ..............193 Brother Ink driver ..........158 Presto! PageManager .......184 TWAIN ..............
  • Page 256 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 and CANADA only. We cannot recommend using them overseas because it may violate the Telecommunications Regulations of that country and the power requirements of your multi-function center may not be compatible with the power available in foreign countries.

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