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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Before you can use the machine, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation.
WARNING
CAUTION
IMPORTANT
DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB
cable).
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
User's Guide
WARNING
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine. To avoid danger of suffocation, please keep
these bags away from babies and children.
a
Remove the protective tape and film covering the machine.
b
Remove the plastic bag
c
Make sure you have all components.
Note
• The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• You need to purchase the correct interface cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network
connection).
USB cable
Please make sure you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 meters) long (cable not
included).
Your machine has a USB interface that is compatible with the USB 2.0 specification. This interface is also
compatible with Hi-Speed USB 2.0; however, the maximum data transfer rate will be 12 Mbits/s. The machine
can also be connected to a computer that has a USB 1.1 interface.
Network cable
Use a straight-through Category5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
Network.
Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible minor injuries.
1
Starter Ink
Cartridges
CD-ROM
Accessory Order
containing the ink cartridges from on top of the paper tray.
a
Black
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
[x4]
Product Registration
Form
Sheet (USA only)
DCP-375CW
Quick Setup Guide
USA/CAN Version 0
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  • Page 1 Quick Setup Guide Start Here DCP-375CW Before you can use the machine, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation. Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury. WARNING Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible minor injuries.
  • Page 2 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Load plain Letter/A4 and misfeeds. paper Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 3: Connect The Power Cord

    Close the output paper tray cover a. Connect the power cord IMPORTANT DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB cable). Connect the power cord. Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. Note The Warning LED on the control panel will stay on While holding the paper tray in place, pull out until you have installed the ink cartridges.
  • Page 4: Install The Ink Cartridges

    Turn the green knob on the protective yellow Install the ink cartridges cap clockwise until it clicks to release the vacuum seal, then remove the cap a. CAUTION If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. Make sure that the power is turned on.
  • Page 5 Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks. After IMPORTANT all the ink cartridges are installed close the ink cartridge cover. • DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do not need to replace them. If you do so, it may reduce the ink quantity and the machine will not know the quantity of ink left in the cartridge.
  • Page 6: Check The Print Quality

    The LCD asks you if the print quality is OK for Check the print quality black and color. Press a (Yes) or b (No). Black OK? a Yes b No When the preparation process has finished, the LCD shows this message Color OK? Set Paper and a Yes b No...
  • Page 7 Choose your language Set the LCD contrast (if needed) (if needed) Press Menu. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD from your position, try changing the contrast setting. Press a or b to choose 0.Initial Setup. Press OK. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 0.Local Language.
  • Page 8: Set The Date And Time

    Set the date and time Setting the date and time allows the machine to clean the print head regularly and maintain optimum print quality. It also allows the machine to name files created when using the Scan to Media feature. Press Menu.
  • Page 9 Choose your connection type For USB interface cable ® Windows , go to page 10 Macintosh, go to page 14 For Wired Network ® Windows , go to page 17 Macintosh, go to page 22 For Wireless Network ® Windows and Macintosh, go to page 25...
  • Page 10: Before You Install

    ® Windows For USB interface users ® (Windows 2000 Professional/XP/ XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® Windows Vista Before you install Install MFL-Pro Suite Make sure that your computer is ON and you Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM are logged on with Administrator rights. drive.
  • Page 11 ® Windows Choose Local Connection, and then click Note Next. The installation continues. • If this screen appears, click OK and restart your computer. • If the installation does not continue automatically, open the top menu again by ejecting and then reinserting the CD-ROM or double-click the start.exe program from the When this screen appears, go to the next step.
  • Page 12: Connect The Usb Cable

    ® Windows Carefully route the USB cable through the Connect the USB cable trench and out the back of the machine as shown below and connect the cable to your computer. IMPORTANT • DO NOT connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub.
  • Page 13 ® Windows Note Finish and restart XML Paper Specification Printer Driver The XML Paper Specification Printer Driver is the most suitable driver when printing from applications that use the XML Paper Specification Click Finish to restart your computer. documents. Please download the latest driver by After restarting the computer, you must be accessing the Brother Solutions Center at logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 14 Macintosh For USB interface users (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater) Connect the USB cable to the USB socket Before you install marked with a symbol. You will find the USB socket inside the machine on the right as shown below. Make sure your machine is connected to the power and your Macintosh is ON.
  • Page 15 Macintosh Lift the scanner cover to release the lock a. The Brother software will search for the Brother Gently push the scanner cover support device. down and close the scanner cover c. Choose the machine from the list, and then click OK.
  • Page 16 Macintosh Install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Double-click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions. The installation is now Finish complete.
  • Page 17: Wired Network

    Wired Network ® Windows For wired network interface users ® (Windows 2000 Professional/XP/ XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® Windows Vista Before you install Connect the network cable Make sure that your computer is ON and you Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both are logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 18 Wired Network ® Windows Carefully route the network cable through the Install MFL-Pro Suite trench and out the back of the machine. Then, connect the cable to your network. Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine.
  • Page 19 Wired Network ® Windows Note Choose Wired Network Connection, and • If this screen appears, click OK and restart then click Next. your computer. • If the installation does not continue automatically, open the top menu again by ejecting and then reinserting the CD-ROM or double-click the start.exe program from the root folder, and continue from b to install ®...
  • Page 20 Wired Network ® Windows The installation of the Brother drivers will Note automatically start. The installation screens • If there is more than one machine connected to appear one after another. the network, choose your machine from the list, and then click Next. IMPORTANT This window will not appear if there is only one DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the...
  • Page 21 Wired Network ® Windows Install MFL-Pro Suite on Finish and restart additional computers (if needed) Click Finish to restart your computer. After If you want to use your machine with multiple restarting the computer, you must be logged on computers on the network, install MFL-Pro Suite on each computer.
  • Page 22: For Wired Network Interface Users (Mac Os X 10.3.9 Or Greater)

    Wired Network Macintosh For wired network interface users (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater) Before you install Connect the network cable Make sure your machine is connected to the Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both power and your Macintosh is ON. You must be sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 23 Wired Network Macintosh Carefully route the network cable through the Install MFL-Pro Suite trench and out the back of the machine.Then, connect the cable to your network. Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. IMPORTANT Make sure that the cable does not restrict the cover from closing, or an error may occur.
  • Page 24 Wired Network Macintosh If the machine is configured for your network, Install choose the machine from the list, and then click Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager.
  • Page 25: For Wireless Network Users

    Ethernet for a faster data transfer or USB for the fastest throughput speed. Although the Brother DCP-375CW can be used in both a wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a time.
  • Page 26 For Wireless Network Users Confirm your network environment (Infrastructure Mode) The following instructions will offer two methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. Both methods are for infrastructure mode, using a wireless access point/router that uses DHCP to assign IP addresses.
  • Page 27: Connecting The Brother Machine To The Wireless Network

    For Wireless Network Users Connecting the Brother machine to the wireless network IMPORTANT You must have the wireless settings you wrote down for your network in step 11 on page 26 before you proceed. Configure the wireless settings (typical Wireless For example, to enter the letter a, press the a Setup in infrastructure key once.
  • Page 28 For Wireless Network Users Wireless setup is now complete. To install MFL-Pro Suite, continue to step 13. ® For Windows Users: Now go to Page 31 For Macintosh Users: Now go to Page 35...
  • Page 29 For Wireless Network Users If the LCD shows Connected, the machine Configure the wireless has successfully connected to your wireless settings using the access point/router. You can now use your machine in a wireless network. automatic wireless (one- If the LCD shows Setting WLAN, then push) method Connection Error, a session overlap was detected.
  • Page 30 For Wireless Network Users Wireless setup is now complete. To install MFL-Pro Suite, continue to step 13. ® For Windows Users: Now go to Page 31 For Macintosh Users: Now go to Page 35...
  • Page 31: Wireless Network

    Wireless Network ® Windows Install the drivers & software ® (Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® Windows Vista Before you install Install MFL-Pro Suite MFL-Pro Suite Make sure that your computer is ON and you Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM are logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 32 Wireless Network ® Windows Choose Wireless Network Connection, and Note then click Next. • If this screen appears, click OK and restart your computer. • If the installation does not continue automatically, open the top menu again by ejecting and then reinserting the CD-ROM or double-click the start.exe program from the root folder, and continue from b to install Click on Wireless settings checked and...
  • Page 33 Wireless Network ® Windows The installation of the Brother drivers will Note automatically start. The installation screens • If there is more than one machine connected to appear one after another. the network, choose your machine from the list, and then click Next. IMPORTANT This window will not appear if there is only one DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the...
  • Page 34 Wireless Network ® Windows Install MFL-Pro Suite on Finish and restart additional computers (if needed) Click Finish to restart your computer. After If you want to use your machine with multiple restarting the computer, you must be logged on computers on the network, install MFL-Pro Suite on each computer.
  • Page 35 Wireless Network Macintosh Install the drivers & software (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater) Choose Wireless Network Connection, and Before you install then click Next. MFL-Pro Suite Make sure your machine is connected to the power and your Macintosh is ON. You must be logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 36 Wireless Network Macintosh Note Install • If your wireless settings fail, the installation of Presto! PageManager the MFL-Pro software will be terminated. Confirm your network settings. If you encounter this failure, go to step 11-a on page 26 and When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR setup the wireless connection again.
  • Page 37: Install Optional Applications

    Install Optional Applications ® Windows Install FaceFilter Studio Install FaceFilter Studio supported by Help Reallusion, Inc FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo To get instructions on how to use FaceFilter Studio, printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you download and install FaceFilter Studio Help. edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement.
  • Page 38 Install Optional Applications ® Windows Install BookScan&Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, Inc You can install BookScan&Whiteboard Suite. The BookScan Enhancer software can correct your scanned book images automatically. The Whiteboard Enhancer software cleans up and enhances text and images from photos taken of your whiteboard.
  • Page 39: For Network Users

    For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (for Windows users) 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 40: Bradmin Light Utility (For Mac Os X Users)

    For Network Users BRAdmin Light utility (for Mac OS X users) 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 computer running Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater.
  • Page 41: Restore The Network Settings To Factory Default

    For Wireless Network Users Restore the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except the power cord).
  • Page 42: Replacement Consumables

    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. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.