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Software User's Guide
Not all models are available in all countries.
(DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN) In USA:
Please go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ and click Manuals on your model
page to download the other manuals.
For DCP users; This documentation is for both MFC and DCP models. Where it says 'MFC' in this user's
guide, please read 'MFC-xxxx' as 'DCP-xxxx'.
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   Summary of Contents for Brother DCP-8110DN

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    Software User’s Guide Not all models are available in all countries. (DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN) In USA: Please go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ and click Manuals on your model page to download the other manuals. For DCP users; This documentation is for both MFC and DCP models. Where it says ‘MFC’ in this user’s guide, please read ‘MFC-xxxx’...

  • Page 2: Important Note

    Applicable models This User’s Guide applies to the following models. 5-line LCD models: DCP-8110DN/8150DN/8155DN/MFC-8510DN/8710DW/8910DW Touchscreen models: MFC-8950DW(T) Definitions of notes We use the following icons throughout this User’s Guide: CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, CAUTION may result in minor or moderate injuries.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section I Machine operation keys Using the control panel Using the printer keys ..........................2 Job Cancel............................2 Secure Print Key..........................2 Printer Emulation Support ........................4 Printing the Internal Font List.......................6 Printing the Print Configuration List .....................7 Test Print .............................8 Duplex (two-sided) Print ........................9 Auto Continue............................10 Restoring default printer settings.......................11...

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    Administrator .............................29 User Authentication (For network models) ..................30 Other Print Options..........................30 Macro..............................30 Density Adjustment..........................30 Improve Print Output .........................31 Skip Blank Page ..........................31 Print Profiles tab ............................32 Add Profile ............................33 Delete Profile .............................33 Support ..............................34 Accessories tab ............................36 Ports tab ..............................37 ®...

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    Printing the scanned image .......................76 Opening the scanned image with an application ................76 Attaching the scanned data to E-mail....................77 Using the OCR feature ........................77 PC-FAX tab (For MFC models) .......................78 Sending an image file from your computer..................79 Sending a scanned image .........................79 Viewing and printing received PC-FAX data ..................80 Device Settings tab..........................81 Configuring Remote Setup (For MFC models) ..................81...

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    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PC-FAX sending ............................107 Sending a file as a PC-FAX......................107 Setting up user information......................109 Sending setup..........................110 Setting up a cover page........................110 Entering cover page information......................111 Address Book ............................112 Brother Address Book ........................113 Setting up a member in the Address Book ..................113 Setting up a group for broadcasting ....................114 Editing member information......................115 Deleting a member or group......................115...

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    Status Monitor............................154 Updating the machine’s status ......................154 Hiding or showing the window ......................155 Quitting the window .........................155 Web Based Management (Network Connection Only)..............155 Sending a fax (For MFC models)......................156 Using the Addresses panel......................160 Scanning Scanning a document using the TWAIN driver..................162 Scanning an image into your Macintosh..................163 Scanning a duplex (two-sided) document (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)) ............164...

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    Section IV Using the Scan key Scanning (For USB cable users) Using the Scan key..........................205 Scan to USB ............................207 Scan to E-mail ..........................214 Scan to Image ..........................216 Scan to OCR ...........................218 Scan to File............................220 Network Scanning Before using Network Scanning ......................222 ®...

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    Section I Machine operation keys Using the control panel...

  • Page 10: Using The Control Panel

    Using the control panel Using the printer keys You can operate the following features from your machine’s control panel. Job Cancel To cancel the current print job, press Stop/Exit. You can clear the data that is left in the machine’s memory by pressing Stop/Exit.

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    Using the control panel For Touchscreen models Press Secure Print. Press a or b to display the user name. Press the user name. The LCD displays the secured job list for that name. Press a or b to display the job. Press the print job. Enter the four-digit password and press OK.

  • Page 12: Printer Emulation Support

    Using the control panel Printer Emulation Support Your machine will receive print commands in a printer job language or emulation. Different operating systems and applications will send the print commands in different languages. Your machine can receive print commands in a variety of emulations and has an automatic emulation selection feature. When the machine receives data from the computer, it automatically chooses the emulation mode.

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    Using the control panel Setting the Emulation mode For 5-line LCD models Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Printer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Emulation. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Auto(EPSON), Auto(IBM), HP LaserJet, BR-Script 3, Epson FX-850 or IBM Proprinter.

  • Page 14: Printing The Internal Font List

    Using the control panel Printing the Internal Font List You can print a list of the machine’s internal (or resident) fonts to see how each font looks before you choose For 5-line LCD models Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Printer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Print Options.

  • Page 15: Printing The Print Configuration List

    Using the control panel Printing the Print Configuration List You can print a list of current printer settings. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Printer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Print Options. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Configuration.

  • Page 16: Test Print

    Using the control panel Test Print If you are having problems with print quality, you can do a test print. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Printer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Print Options. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Test Print.

  • Page 17: Duplex (two-sided) Print

    Using the control panel Duplex (two-sided) Print You can choose whether you want to automatically print on both sides of the paper. The setting in the printer driver will take priority over the setting made on the control panel. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu.

  • Page 18: Auto Continue

    Using the control panel Auto Continue If this setting is enabled the machine will automatically clear a paper size error, and will use any compatible paper from other paper trays. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Printer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Auto Continue.

  • Page 19: Restoring Default Printer Settings

    Using the control panel Restoring default printer settings You can return the machine’s printer settings to the factory settings. This will not reset the network settings. To reset the machine’s network settings to the factory settings: uu Network User's Guide. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu.

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    Section II ® Windows Printing Scanning ControlCenter4 Remote Setup (For MFC models) Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Firewall settings (For Network users)

  • Page 21: 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 22: Printing A Document

    Printing Printing a document When the machine receives data from your computer, it begins printing by picking up paper from the paper tray. The paper tray can feed many types of paper and envelopes. (For information about the Paper Tray and Recommended paper: uu Basic User's Guide) From your application, choose the Print command.

  • Page 23: Duplex (two-sided) Printing

    Printing Duplex (two-sided) printing The supplied printer driver supports duplex printing. Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper  If the paper is thin, it may wrinkle.  If paper is curled, turn over the stack, straighten it and then put it back in the paper tray or the MP Tray. ...

  • Page 24: Printer Driver Settings

    Printing Printer driver settings Note For Macintosh users see Printing and Faxing uu page 136. You can change the following printer settings when you print from your computer:  Paper Size  Orientation  Copies  Media Type  Resolution ...

  • Page 25: Accessing The Printer Driver Settings

    Printing Accessing the printer driver settings ® ® (For Windows XP and Windows Server Click Start, and then Printers and Faxes. ® (For Windows Vista Click the button, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, and then Printers. ® (For Windows Click the button and Devices and Printers.

  • Page 26: Basic Tab

    Printing Basic tab You can also change the Page Layout settings by clicking the illustration on the left side of the Basic tab. Choose Paper Size, Orientation, Copies, Media Type, Resolution and Print Settings (1). Choose Multiple Page and Duplex / Booklet (2). Choose Paper Source (3).

  • Page 27: Orientation

    Printing Orientation Orientation selects the position of how your document will be printed (Portrait or Landscape). Portrait (Vertical) Landscape (Horizontal) Copies The copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed.  Collate With the Collate check box selected, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then repeated for the number of copies you selected.

  • Page 28: Media Type

    Printing Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine. For the best print quality, select the type of media that you wish to use.  Plain Paper  Thin Paper  Thick Paper  Thicker Paper ...

  • Page 29: Resolution

    Printing Resolution You can choose the resolution as follows.  300 dpi  600 dpi  HQ 1200  1200 dpi Note The print speed will change depending on what print quality setting you choose. Higher print quality takes longer to print, while lower print quality takes less time to print. Print Settings You can change the print settings as follows: ...

  • Page 30: Duplex (two-sided)/ Booklet

    Printing Duplex (two-sided)/ Booklet When you want to print a booklet or do duplex printing, use this function.  None Disable duplex printing.  Duplex / Duplex (Manual) When you want to do duplex printing, use these options. • Duplex The machine prints on both sides of the paper automatically.

  • Page 31: Paper Source

    Printing When you choose Booklet or Booklet (Manual), the Duplex Settings... button becomes available to select. You can set the following settings in the Duplex Settings dialog box. • Duplex Type There are two types of duplex binding directions available for each orientation. •...

  • Page 32: Advanced Tab

    Printing Advanced tab Change the tab settings by clicking one of the following selections:  Scaling (1)  Reverse Print (2)  Use Watermark (3)  Header-Footer Print (4)  Toner Save Mode (5)  Secure Print (6)  Administrator (7) ...

  • Page 33: Scaling

    Printing Scaling You can change the print image scaling. Reverse Print Check Reverse Print to reverse the data flip it upside down. Use Watermark You can put a logo or text into your document as a watermark. You can choose one of the preset Watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file that you have created.

  • Page 34: Watermark Settings

    Printing Watermark Settings Transparent Check Transparent to print the watermarked image in the background of your document. If this feature is not checked then 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. It is only available when you choose a text watermark.

  • Page 35: Custom Settings

    Printing Custom Settings You can choose which watermark to print on the first page or on the other pages. Click the Add button to add the watermark settings and then choose Use Text or Use Bitmap File in Watermark Style. You can change the additional watermark’s size and position on the page by selecting the watermark, and clicking the Settings button.

  • Page 36: Header-footer Print

    Printing Header-Footer Print When this feature is enabled, it will print the date and time on your document from your computer’s system clock and the PC login user name or the text you entered. By clicking Settings, you can customize the information.

  • Page 37: Administrator

    Printing Administrator Administrators have the authority to limit access to functions such as scaling and watermark.  Password Enter the password into this box. Note Click Set Password... to change the password.  Copies Lock Lock the copy pages selection to prevent multiple copy printing. ...

  • Page 38: User Authentication (for Network Models)

    Printing User Authentication (For network models) If you are restricted from PC Print by the Secure Function Lock 2.0 feature, you need to set your ID and PIN in the User Authentication Settings dialog. Click Settings of User Authentication and select Use ID Name/PIN.

  • Page 39: Improve Print Output

    Printing Improve Print Output This feature allows you to improve a print quality problem.  Reduce Paper Curl If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you change the printer driver setting in Media Type to the thin setting.

  • Page 40: Print Profiles Tab

    Printing Print Profiles tab Print Profiles are editable presets designed to give you quick access to frequently used printing configurations.  Print profile list box (1)  Delete Profile(2)  Always show Print Profiles tab first.(3)  Add Profile(4)  Current print profile view(5) Choose your profile from the print profile list box.

  • Page 41: Add Profile

    Printing Add Profile The Add Profile dialog appears by clicking Add Profile. You can add 20 new profiles with your preferred settings. Enter the desired title in Name. Choose an icon you want to use from the Icon list, then click OK. The current settings shown on the left side of the printer driver window will be saved.

  • Page 42: Support

    Printing Support Click Support... in the Printing Preferences dialog box. Brother Solutions Center (1)  The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/) is a Web site offering information about your Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for using your machine.

  • Page 43

    Printing Genuine Supplies Website (2)  You can visit our Web site for original/genuine Brother supplies by clicking this button.  Brother CreativeCenter (3) You can visit our Web site for free and easy online solutions for business and home users by clicking this button.

  • Page 44: Accessories Tab

    Printing Accessories tab Note To access the Accessories tab, see Accessing the printer driver settings uu page 17. You can define the paper size for each paper tray and auto detect the serial number in the Accessories tab as follows. ...

  • Page 45: Ports Tab

    Printing Auto Detect (4)  The Auto Detect function finds the currently installed optional devices and shows the available settings in the printer driver. When you click Auto Detect, options that are installed on the machine will be listed in Available Options (1).

  • Page 46: Features In The Br-script3 Printer Driver (postscript ® 3™ Language Emulation)

    Printing Features in the BR-Script3 printer driver ® (PostScript 3™ language emulation) Note ® • The screens in this section are from Windows XP. The screens on your PC may vary depending on your operating system. • To use the BR-Script3 printer driver, you must install the driver using the Custom Install from the installer CD-ROM.

  • Page 47

    Printing • Orientation Orientation selects the position of how your document will be printed. (Portrait, Landscape or Rotated Landscape) • Print on Both Sides If you want to do duplex printing, choose Flip on Short Edge or Flip on Long Edge. •...

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    Printing • Paper Source You can choose Automatically Select, Auto Select, Tray1, Tray2 , MP Tray or Manual Feed. Automatically Select This setting will automatically pull paper from any paper source that has a paper size defined in the printer driver that matches your document. Auto Select This setting will automatically pull paper from any paper source that has a paper size defined in the machine that matches your document.

  • Page 49

    Printing Secure Print tab  Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine, you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.

  • Page 50: Advanced Options

    Printing Advanced options You can access the Advanced options by clicking the Advanced... button on the Layout tab or Paper/Quality tab. Choose the Paper Size and Copy Count (1).  Paper Size From the drop-down box choose the Paper Size you are using. ...

  • Page 51

    Printing You can change settings by choosing a setting in the Printer Features list (3):  Print Quality You can choose the following print quality settings. • 300 dpi • 600 dpi • HQ 1200 • 1200 dpi  Media Type You can use the following types of media in your machine.

  • Page 52

    Printing Toner Save  You can conserve toner use with this feature. When you set Toner Save to On, print appears lighter. The default setting is Off. Note • We do not recommend Toner Save for printing Photo or Grayscale images. •...

  • Page 53: Ports Tab

    Printing Ports tab If you want to change the port where your machine is connected or the path to the network machine you are using, choose or add the port you want to use.

  • Page 54: 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 or paper jam. 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 55: Monitoring The Machine's Status

    Printing Monitoring the machine’s status The Status Monitor icon will change color depending on the machine’s status.  A green icon indicates the normal stand-by condition.  A yellow icon indicates a warning.  A red icon indicates a printing error has occurred. There are two locations where you can display the Status Monitor on your PC - in the tasktray or on the desktop.

  • Page 56: Scanning

    Scanning The scanning operations and drivers will be different depending on your operating system. The machine uses a TWAIN compliant driver for scanning documents from your applications. Two scanner drivers are installed. A TWAIN compliant scanner driver (See Scanning a document using the ®...

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    Scanning Click Select. Choose TWAIN: TW-Brother MFC-XXXX or TWAIN: 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: ...

  • Page 58: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    Scanning Note • After you select a document size, you can adjust the scanning area further by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it. This is required when you want to crop an image when scanning. (See Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan uu page 50.) •...

  • Page 59: Settings In The Scanner Setup Dialog Box

    Scanning Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. 1 Scanning area Note You can enlarge the image using the icon, and then use the icon to restore the image to its original size.

  • Page 60

    Scanning Resolution You can choose a scanning resolution from the Resolution drop-down list. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. The following table shows the resolutions you can choose and the available colors. Resolution Black &...

  • Page 61

    Scanning Reduce Noise You can improve and enhance the quality of your scanned images with this selection. The Reduce Noise setting is available when using 24bit Color and scan resolutions of 300 × 300 dpi, 400 × 400 dpi or 600 × 600 dpi.

  • Page 62

    Scanning Document Size Choose one of the following sizes:  A4 8.3 x 11.7 in (210 x 297 mm)  JIS B5 7.2 x 10.1 in (182 x 257 mm)  Letter 8 1/2 x 11 in (215.9 x 279.4 mm) ...

  • Page 63

    Scanning Note • You can see the actual paper size you chose on the screen. • Width: shows the width of scanning area. • Height: shows the height of scanning area. • Data Size: shows the rough data size in Bitmap format. The size will be different for other file formats such as JPEG.

  • Page 64: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver WIA compliant ® You can choose Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) for scanning images from the machine. You can scan images directly into the PaperPort™ 12SE viewer that Brother included with your machine or you can scan images directly into any other application that supports WIA or TWAIN scanning.

  • Page 65

    Scanning Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box:  Paper source (1)  Picture type (2)  Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (3)  Page size (4)  Preview (5) Scan (6)  Choose Document Feeder from the Paper source drop-down list (1).

  • Page 66

    Scanning If you need advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (3). You can choose Brightness, Contrast, Resolution (DPI) and Picture type from Advanced Properties. Click OK after you have changed the setting. Note • The scanner resolution can be set as high as 1200 dpi. •...

  • Page 67: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan 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 steps from a to g of Scanning a document into the PC uu page 56.

  • Page 68

    Scanning Choose the picture type (2). Click Preview (5). The whole image is scanned into the PC and appears in the scanning area (4). Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. If you need advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (3).

  • Page 69

    Scanning Scanner Utility The Scanner Utility is used for configuring the WIA scanner driver for resolutions greater than 1200 dpi and ® for changing the paper size (Windows XP only). If you want to set Legal size as the default size, use this utility to change the setting.

  • Page 70

    Scanning Note ® ® (Windows Vista and Windows 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 71: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (windows Photo Gallery And Windows Fax And Scan)

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver (Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Fax and Scan) Scanning a document into the PC There are two ways in which you can scan a whole page. You can either use the ADF (automatic document feeder) or the scanner glass.

  • Page 72

    Scanning Scanner (1)  Profile (2)   Source (3)  Paper size (4)  Color format (5)  File type (6)  Resolution (DPI) (7)  Brightness (8)  Contrast (9)  Scanning area (10)  Preview (11)  Scan (12) Click Scan in the Scan dialog box.

  • Page 73: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan 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 steps from a to e of Scanning a document into the PC uu page 63.

  • Page 74: Using Nuance™ Paperport™ 12se

    Scanning Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE Note ® Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows XP (SP3 or greater), XP Professional x64 Edition (SP2 ® ® or greater), Windows Vista (SP2 or greater) and Windows 7 only. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE for Brother is a document management application. You can use PaperPort™ 12SE to view scanned documents.

  • Page 75: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    Scanning ImageView displays a close-up of a single page. You can open a PaperPort™ 12SE item by clicking the Open with Image View button from the Desktop tab on the ribbon. As long as you have the appropriate application on your PC to display it, you can also open a non-PaperPort™...

  • Page 76: Quick Links To Other Applications

    Scanning Quick links to other applications Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE automatically recognizes many other applications on your PC and creates a ‘working link’ to them. The bar at the bottom of the PaperPort™ 12SE desktop shows which programs you can use with PaperPort™ 12SE.

  • Page 77: Exporting Items Into Other Formats

    Scanning Exporting items into other formats You can export or save PaperPort™ 12SE items in several popular file formats, such as BMP, JPEG, TIFF or PDF. Exporting an image file Click Save As on the PaperPort button. The Save ‘XXXXX’ as dialog box is displayed. Choose the drive and folder where you want to store the file.

  • Page 78: Controlcenter4

    ControlCenter4 Overview ControlCenter4 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access your most used applications. Using ControlCenter4 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications. ControlCenter4 has two user interfaces: Home Mode and Advanced Mode. ControlCenter4 also controls the settings for the SCAN key on the control panel or Scan on the touchscreen of your Brother machine.

  • Page 79: Using Controlcenter4 In Home Mode

    ControlCenter4 Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode This section briefly introduces the ControlCenter4 functions in Home Mode. For more details on each function, click (Help). 1 Scan directly to a file, E-mail, word processor or graphics application of your choice. 2 Access the PC-FAX applications available for your device. (For MFC models) 3 Access the settings available to configure your device.

  • Page 80: Controlcenter4 Features For Home Mode Users

    ControlCenter4 ControlCenter4 Features for Home Mode users Scan (See Scan tab uu page 73.)  See Saving the scanned image uu page 75.  See Printing the scanned image uu page 76.  See Opening the scanned image with an application uu page 76. ...

  • Page 81: Scan Tab

    ControlCenter4 Scan tab There are five scan options: Save, Print, Open with an Application, Send E-mail and OCR. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 PC Scan setting area 2 Image viewer 3 Save button 4 Print button 5 Open with an Application button...

  • Page 82: File Types

    ControlCenter4 File types You can choose from the following list of file types when saving to a folder. For Save and Send E-mail  Windows Bitmap (*.bmp)  JPEG (*.jpg) -Recommended for most users when Scanning pictures.  TIFF (*.tif) ...

  • Page 83: Document Size

    ControlCenter4 Note ® ® • The XML Paper Specification is available for Windows Vista and Windows 7, or when using applications that support XML Paper Specification files. • If you set the file type to TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page, you can choose “Uncompressed” or “Compressed”. •...

  • Page 84: Printing The Scanned Image

    ControlCenter4 Printing the scanned image You can scan a page on the machine and print copies using any of the features of ControlCenter4 supported by your Brother machine’s printer driver. Select the Scan tab. Configure the settings in the PC Scan setting area. Click (Scan).

  • Page 85: Attaching The Scanned Data To E-mail

    ControlCenter4 Attaching the scanned data to E-mail (Send E-mail) button lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application, so you can send the scanned job as an attachment. Select the Scan tab. Configure the settings in the PC Scan setting area. Click (Scan).

  • Page 86: Pc-fax Tab (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter4 PC-FAX tab (For MFC models) This section briefly introduces the PC-FAX tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Note The PC-FAX software can only send Black & White fax documents in Letter size. 1 Send Image File button 2 Send Scanned Image button 3 View Received PC-FAX button 4 PC Scan setting area...

  • Page 87: Sending An Image File From Your Computer

    ControlCenter4 Sending an image file from your computer The Send Image File button lets you send an image file as a fax from your computer using the Brother PC-FAX software. Select the PC-FAX tab. Click Send Image File. Click on the folder tree to browse for the folder where the image you want to send is located. Then select the file you want to send.

  • Page 88: Viewing And Printing Received Pc-fax Data

    ControlCenter4 Viewing and printing received PC-FAX data The View Received PC-FAX button lets you view and print received fax data using the Brother PC-FAX software. Before you use the PC-FAX Receive function, you must select the PC-FAX Receive option from the control panel menu of your Brother machine.

  • Page 89: Device Settings Tab

    ControlCenter4 Device Settings tab This section briefly introduces the Device Settings tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Remote Setup button 2 Quick Dial button 3 Device Scan Settings button 4 BRAdmin button Configuring Remote Setup (For MFC models) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program to configure most of the machine’s settings.

  • Page 90: Accessing Quick Dial (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter4 Accessing Quick Dial (For MFC models) The Quick Dial button lets you open the Address Book window in the Remote Setup Program. You can then easily register or change the Quick Dial numbers from your PC. Select the Device Settings tab. Click Quick Dial.

  • Page 91

    ControlCenter4 Image tab Lets you configure settings for Scan to Image by pressing the SCAN key or Scan on your Brother machine. Choose the settings for File Type, Target Application, File size, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and Contrast as needed. Click OK. If you choose Secure PDF from the File Type drop-down list, click the (Set PDF Password) button.

  • Page 92: Launching The Bradmin Utility

    ControlCenter4 Launching the BRAdmin utility If you have installed BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3, the BRAdmin button lets you open the BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility. The BRAdmin Light utility is designed for initial setup of the Brother network connected devices. It can also search for Brother products in a TCP/IP environment, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as the IP address.

  • Page 93: Support Tab

    ControlCenter4 Support tab This section briefly introduces the Support tab function. For more details of each function, click the (Help) button in ControlCenter4. Opening ControlCenter Help The ControlCenter Help lets you open the Help file for detailed information about ControlCenter. Select the Support tab.

  • Page 94: Using Controlcenter4 In Advanced Mode

    ControlCenter4 Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode This section briefly introduces the ControlCenter4 functions in Advanced Mode. For more details on each function, click (Help). 1 Scan directly to a file, E-mail, word processor or graphics application of your choice. 2 Access the PC-Copy feature available via your PC. 3 Access the PC-FAX applications available for your device.

  • Page 95: Controlcenter4 Features For Advanced Mode Users

    ControlCenter4 ControlCenter4 Features for Advanced Mode users Scan (See Scan tab uu page 88.)  See Opening the scanned image with an application uu page 90.  See Using the OCR feature uu page 91.  See Attaching the scanned data to E-mail uu page 91. ...

  • Page 96: Scan Tab

    ControlCenter4 Scan tab There are four scan options: Image, OCR, E-mail and File. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 PC Scan setting area 2 Image button 3 OCR button 4 E-mail button 5 File button...

  • Page 97: File Types

    ControlCenter4 File types You can choose from the following list of file types when saving to a folder. For Image, E-mail and File  Windows Bitmap (*.bmp)  JPEG (*.jpg) -Recommended for most users when Scanning pictures.  TIFF (*.tif) ...

  • Page 98: Document Size

    ControlCenter4 Note ® ® • The XML Paper Specification is available for Windows Vista and Windows 7, or when using applications that support XML Paper Specification files. • If you set the file type to TIFF or TIFF Multi-Page, you can choose “Uncompressed” or “Compressed”. •...

  • Page 99: Using The Ocr Feature

    ControlCenter4 Using the OCR feature (OCR) button lets you scan a document and convert it into text. This text can be edited using your favorite word processing software. Select the Scan tab. If you want to change the scan settings, right-click (OCR) and then change your settings.

  • Page 100: Saving The Scanned Image

    ControlCenter4 Saving the scanned image (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. Select the Scan tab. If you want to change the scan settings, right-click (File) and then change your settings.

  • Page 101: Pc-copy Tab

    ControlCenter4 PC-Copy tab Printing the scanned image You can scan a page on the machine and print copies using any of the features of ControlCenter4 supported by your Brother machine’s printer driver. Select the PC-Copy tab. If you want to change the scan settings, right-click the button you want to change and then change the settings.

  • Page 102: Sending A Scanned Image

    ControlCenter4 Sending a scanned image (Send Scanned Image) button lets you scan a page or document and automatically send the image as a fax from your computer using the Brother PC-FAX software. Select the PC-FAX tab. If you want to change the scan settings, right-click (Send Scanned Image) and then change your settings.

  • Page 103: Device Settings Tab

    ControlCenter4 Device Settings tab This section briefly introduces the Device Settings tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Configuring Remote Setup (For MFC models) (Remote Setup) button lets you open the Remote Setup Program to configure most of the machine’s settings.

  • Page 104: Configuring Scan Key Settings

    ControlCenter4 Configuring Scan key settings (Device Scan Settings) button lets you configure your machine’s SCAN key or Scan settings. 5-line LCD models Touchscreen models There are four scan functions which you can configure to fit your scanning needs. To configure each scan function, select the Device Settings tab and then click Device Scan Settings. The Device Scan Settings dialog will appear.

  • Page 105: Launching The Bradmin Utility

    ControlCenter4 OCR tab Lets you configure settings for Scan to OCR by pressing the SCAN key or Scan on your Brother machine. Choose the settings for File Type, Target Application, OCR Language, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and Contrast as needed. Click OK. E-mail tab Lets you configure settings for Scan to E-mail by pressing the SCAN key or Scan on your Brother machine.

  • Page 106: Support Tab

    ControlCenter4 Support tab This section briefly introduces the Support tab function. For more details of each function, click the (Help) button in ControlCenter4. Opening ControlCenter Help (ControlCenter Help) lets you open the Help file for detailed information about ControlCenter. Select the Support tab. Click (ControlCenter Help).

  • Page 107: Custom Tab

    ControlCenter4 Custom tab This section briefly introduces adding a Custom tab. For more details, click (Help) . Creating a Custom tab You can create up to three customized tabs including up to five customized buttons with your custom settings. Click Configuration and then select Create custom tab.

  • Page 108: Creating A Custom Button

    ControlCenter4 Creating a Custom button Click Configuration and then select Create custom button. Select a button you want to create from the menu. The settings dialog will appear. Enter the button name and change the settings if necessary. Click OK. (The setting options vary depending on the created button.) Note You can change or remove the created tab, button or settings.

  • Page 109: Quick Reference For Scanning Operation

    ControlCenter4 Quick reference for scanning operation This section introduces an example operation of scanning a PDF file using (File) in Advanced Mode. If you want to change your machine’s SCAN key or Scan on the touchscreen for Scan to PC settings using ControlCenter4, see Changing the Scan key settings for Scan to PC menu uu page 104.

  • Page 110

    ControlCenter4 Set the file type for saving to a folder. Click Configuration, and then select Button settings, Scan and File. The configuration dialog box appears. You can change the default settings. 1 Choose PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type pull-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document.

  • Page 111

    ControlCenter4 Click OK. Click File. The machine starts the scanning process. The folder where the scanned data is saved will open automatically.

  • Page 112: Changing The Scan Key Settings For Scan To Pc Menu

    ControlCenter4 Changing the Scan key settings for Scan to PC menu You can change your machine’s SCAN key or Scan on the touchscreen for Scan to PC settings using ControlCenter4. 5-line LCD models Touchscreen models Open ControlCenter4 by clicking Start/All Programs/Brother/MFC-XXXX (where MFC-XXXX is your model name)/ControlCenter4.

  • Page 113: Remote Setup (for Mfc Models)

    Remote Setup (For MFC models) Remote Setup ® The Remote Setup program lets you configure many machine and network 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. If you change the settings, you can upload them directly to the machine.

  • Page 114

    Remote Setup (For MFC models) Print  Lets you print the chosen items on the machine. You cannot print the data until it is uploaded to the machine. Click Apply to upload the new data to the machine and then click Print. Export ...

  • Page 115: Brother Pc-fax Software (for Mfc Models)

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PC-FAX sending The Brother PC-FAX feature lets you use your PC to send a document 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. All you have to do is set up the receiving parties as members or groups in your PC-FAX Address Book or simply enter the destination address or fax number into the user interface.

  • Page 116

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The PC-FAX sending dialog appears: Enter a fax number using any of the following methods:  Use the dial pad to enter the number and then click the button.

  • Page 117: Setting Up User Information

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Setting up user information Note You can access User Information from the PC-FAX sending dialog box by clicking the icon. (See Sending a file as a PC-FAX uu page 107.) Click the Start button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX (or MFC-XXXX LAN), PC-FAX Sending, then PC-FAX Setup.

  • Page 118: Sending Setup

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Sending setup From the 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, dialing 9 to get an outside line in your office).

  • Page 119: Entering Cover Page Information

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) 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.  Choose the recipient information you want to add to the cover page. ...

  • Page 120: Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Address Book If Outlook or Outlook Express 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 five types: Brother Address Book, Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail Address or Windows Contacts.

  • Page 121: Brother Address Book

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

  • Page 122: Setting Up A Group For Broadcasting

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) 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 Address Book dialog box, click the icon to create a Group. The Address Book Group Setup dialog box appears: Enter the name of the new group in the Group Name field.

  • Page 123: Editing Member Information

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Editing member information Choose the member or group you want to edit. Click the edit icon. Change the member or group information. Click OK. Deleting a member or group Choose the member or group you want to delete. Click the delete icon.

  • Page 124: Exporting The Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Exporting the Address Book You can export the whole Address Book to an ASCII text file (*.csv). You can also create a vCard for an address book member that can be attached to an outgoing E-mail (A vCard is an electronic business card that contains the sender’s contact information).

  • Page 125: Importing To The Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Enter the name of the file, and then click Save. 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. Importing an ASCII text file Do one of the following: ...

  • Page 126

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Enter the name of the file, and then click Open. Note If you chose Text file in step a, Files of type: will be Text file (*.txt; *.csv).

  • Page 127: Pc-fax Receiving

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PC-FAX receiving 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 128: Enabling Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Machine

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Enabling 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. For 5-line LCD models Press Menu.

  • Page 129: Running The Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Pc

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) For Touchscreen models Press Menu. Press a or b to display Fax. Press Fax. Press a or b to display Setup Receive. Press Setup Receive. Press a or b to display Forward/Page/Store. Press Forward/Page/Store. Press PC Fax Receive.

  • Page 130: Setting Up Your Pc

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Setting up your PC Right-click the PC-FAX icon on your PC tasktray, and then click PC-Fax Rx Setup. The PC-Fax Rx Setup dialog box appears: In Save file to, click the Browse button if you want to change the path where PC-FAX files are saved. In File Format, choose .tif or .max as the received document format.

  • Page 131: Configuring The Network Pc-fax Receiving Settings

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) 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 uu 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 132: Viewing New Pc-fax Messages

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) 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 133: 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 the Windows Firewall and you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the installer CD-ROM, the necessary Firewall settings have already been made.

  • Page 134

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Add port 54925 for network scanning by entering the information below: 1 In Description of service: Enter any description, for example “Brother Scanner”. 2 In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter “Localhost”.

  • Page 135

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Add port 161 for network scanning, network printing and Network PC-Fax receiving by entering the information below: 1 In Description of service: Enter any description, for example “Brother Network Print”. 2 In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter “Localhost”.

  • Page 136: Windows Vista ® Users

    Firewall settings (For Network users) ® 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.  For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. For users who do not have administrator rights: Enter the administrator password and click OK.

  • Page 137

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Click the Exceptions tab. 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.

  • Page 138

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. If you still have trouble with your network connection such as Network Scanning or Printing, check File and Printer Sharing box in the Exceptions tab and then click OK.

  • Page 139

    Firewall settings (For Network users) ® Windows 7 users Click the button, Control Panel, System and Security and then Windows Firewall. Make sure the Windows Firewall state is set to On. Click Advanced settings. The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security window appears. Click Inbound Rules.

  • Page 140

    Firewall settings (For Network users) To add a port enter the information below: For network scanning  Choose UDP and enter “54925” in the Specific local ports:. Click Next.  For Network PC-Fax Choose UDP and enter “54926” in the Specific local ports:. Click Next.

  • Page 141

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked. Click Outbound Rules. Click New Rule. Choose Port and click Next.

  • Page 142

    Firewall settings (For Network users) To add port enter the information below:  For network scanning Choose UDP and enter “54925” in the Specific remote ports:. Click Next.  For Network PC-Fax Choose UDP and enter “54926” in the Specific remote ports:. Click Next.

  • Page 143

    Section III Apple Macintosh Printing and Faxing Scanning ControlCenter2 Remote Setup (For MFC models)

  • Page 144: Printing And Faxing

    Printing and Faxing Features in the printer driver (Macintosh) This machine supports Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.6.x - 10.7.x. Note The screens in this section are from Mac OS X 10.5. The screens on your Macintosh will vary depending on your operating system version.

  • Page 145: Simultaneous Scanning, Printing And Faxing

    Printing and Faxing Simultaneous scanning, printing 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. Fax sending will not be stopped during the computer printing. However, when the machine is copying or receiving a fax on paper, it pauses the computer printing operation, and then continues printing when copying or fax receiving has finished.

  • Page 146

    Printing and Faxing From an application such as TextEdit, click File, then Print to start printing. (Mac OS X 10.5.8 to 10.6.x)  For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu.

  • Page 147

    Printing and Faxing (For Mac OS X 10.7.x)  For more page setup options, click Show Details. Note You can save the current settings as a preset by choosing Save As from the Presets drop-down list.

  • Page 148: Choosing Printing Options

    Printing and Faxing Choosing printing options To control special printing features, choose the options you want to change from the Print dialog box.

  • Page 149: Cover Page

    Printing and Faxing Cover Page You can choose the following cover page settings:  Print Cover Page If you want to add a cover page to your document, use this function.  Cover Page Type Choose a template for the cover page. ...

  • Page 150: Layout

    Printing and Faxing Layout  Pages per Sheet The Pages per Sheet selection can reduce the image size of a page by allowing multiple pages to be printed on one sheet of paper.  Layout Direction When you specify the pages per sheet, you can also specify the direction of the layout. ...

  • Page 151: Secure Print

    Printing and Faxing Secure Print  Secure Print: Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine, you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.

  • Page 152: Print Settings

    Printing and Faxing Print Settings You can change settings by choosing a setting in the Print Settings list:  Media Type You can change the media type to one of the following: • Plain Paper • Thin Paper • Thick Paper •...

  • Page 153

    Printing and Faxing Support  You can visit the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/) and our Web site for original/genuine Brother supplies by clicking the button. The Brother Solutions Center is a Web site offering information about your Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for using your machine.

  • Page 154

    Printing and Faxing Improve Print Output  This feature allows you to improve a print quality problem. • Reduce Paper Curl If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced. If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.

  • Page 155

    Printing and Faxing Duplex Printing  Automatic Duplex Printing Select Layout. Choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding in Two-Sided.  Manual duplex Select Paper Handling. Choose Even Only and print, and then reload the printed paper into the tray (blank side face down in Tray 1 or Tray 2, or blank side face up in MP tray).

  • Page 156: Removing The Printer Driver For Macintosh

    Printing and Faxing Removing the Printer driver for Macintosh Log in as an ‘Administrator’. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences. Click Print & Fax or Print & Scan, then choose the printer you want to remove and remove it by clicking the - button.

  • Page 157: Features In The Br-script3 Printer Driver (postscript ® 3™ Language Emulation)

    Printing and Faxing Features in the BR-Script3 printer driver ® (PostScript 3™ language emulation) This section introduces the distinctive operations of the BR-Script3 printer driver. For the basic operations of the BR-Script3 printer driver, see Features in the printer driver (Macintosh) uu page 136 for Page Setup, Cover Page, Paper Source and Layout.

  • Page 158: Printer Features

    Printing and Faxing Printer Features Feature Sets: General 1  Print Quality You can choose the following print quality settings. • 300 dpi • 600 dpi • HQ 1200 • 1200 dpi  Media Type You can change the media type to one of the following: •...

  • Page 159

    Printing and Faxing Toner Save  You can conserve toner using this feature. When you check Toner Save, your prints appear lighter. The default setting is Off. Note We do not recommend Toner Save for printing photo or gray scale images. ...

  • Page 160

    Printing and Faxing Feature Sets: General 2  Ghost Reduction Setting If you are using the machine in a high humidity environment this setting may reduce ghosting on the paper. Do not use this setting if the ambient humidity is below 30% or ghosting may increase. Note This feature may not reduce ghosting for all types of paper.

  • Page 161: Secure Print

    Printing and Faxing Secure Print Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine, you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.

  • Page 162: 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 or paper jam at pre-set update intervals. You can also access the web based management.

  • Page 163: Hiding Or Showing The Window

    Printing and Faxing Hiding or showing the window After starting the Status Monitor, you can hide or show the window. To hide the window, go to the menu bar, Brother Status Monitor and choose Hide Status Monitor. To show the window, click the Brother Status Monitor icon in the dock.

  • Page 164: Sending A Fax (for Mfc Models)

    Printing and Faxing Sending a fax (For MFC models) You can send a fax directly from a Macintosh application. Note Fax documents will be sent in Black and White only. Create a document in a Macintosh application. From an application such as TextEdit, click File, then Print. ...

  • Page 165

    Printing and Faxing (For Mac OS X 10.7.x)  For more page setup options, click Show Details.

  • Page 166

    Printing and Faxing Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. Choose Facsimile from the Output pop-up menu.

  • Page 167

    Printing and Faxing Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box, and then click Print to send the fax. 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 dialog box.

  • Page 168: Using The Addresses Panel

    Printing and Faxing Using the Addresses panel You can address a fax number using the Addresses button. Click Addresses. Choose the fax number from the Addresses panel and then click To.

  • Page 169

    Printing and Faxing When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print.

  • Page 170: Scanning

    Scanning Scanning a document using the TWAIN driver 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 171: Scanning An Image Into Your Macintosh

    Scanning Scanning an image into your Macintosh You can scan a whole page, or scan a portion after pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Load your document. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: ...

  • Page 172: Scanning A Duplex (two-sided) Document (for Dcp-8155dn, Mfc-8910dw And Mfc-8950dw(t))

    Scanning Scanning a duplex (two-sided) document (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)) Load your document. Check Duplex (two-sided) Scanning and choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box:  Resolution  Scan Type ...

  • Page 173: Pre-scanning An Image

    Scanning Pre-Scanning an image The PreScan button is used to preview and also lets you crop any unwanted areas from the image. When you are satisfied you are scanning the correct area, click the Start button in the Scanner Setup dialog box to scan the image.

  • Page 174: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Scanning Settings in the Scanner window Resolution You can change the scanning resolution from the Resolution pop-up menu. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. The following table shows the resolutions you can choose and the available colors. Resolution Black &...

  • Page 175

    Scanning 24bit Color  Uses up to 16.8 million colors to scan the image. Although using 24bit Color creates an image with the most accurate colors reproduction, the image file size will be about three times larger than a file created using the 256 Color option. It requires the most memory and has the longest transfer time.

  • Page 176

    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 177: Scanning A Document Using The Ica Driver (mac Os X 10.6.x Or Greater)

    Scanning Scanning a document using the ICA driver (Mac OS X 10.6.x or greater) You can scan a document using the ICA driver. If you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the installer CD-ROM, the ICA driver has been already installed to your Macintosh. If you don’t see your machine in the Print & Fax or Print &...

  • Page 178

    Scanning Select the machine from the list on the left side of the screen. If you connected the Brother machine and your Macintosh with a USB cable, you will see the machine in the DEVICES area. If connected via LAN, you will see it in the SHARED area. Note (For Mac OS X 10.7.x) If you cannot see the machine in the DEVICES area or the SHARED area, point the mouse pointer over...

  • Page 179

    Scanning Place your document in the ADF or on the scanner glass. If you place the document in the ADF, select Document Feeder for Mode and the size of your document for Scan Size. If you place the document on the scanner glass, select Flatbed for Mode. Note •...

  • Page 180

    Scanning Select the destination folder or destination application for Scan To. You can adjust the following settings, if needed, in the dialog box accessed by clicking on Show Details. Please note that the item name and assignable value may vary depending on the machine. ...

  • Page 181

    Scanning Duplex (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)): Check this box when using duplex  scan feature from Document Feeder.  Scan To: Choose the destination folder or destination application. Name: Enter the prefix text used for the name of the scanned image. ...

  • Page 182: Choosing Your Machine From Print & Fax Or Print & Scan

    Scanning Choosing your machine from Print & Fax or Print & Scan Connect your Brother machine to the Macintosh using a USB cable. Or connect your Brother machine to the same LAN (if you are using a network model) where the Macintosh is connected. Select System Preferences from the Apple Menu.

  • Page 183: 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. You can easily manage your documents, edit your E-mail and files and read documents with the OCR software built into Presto! PageManager.

  • Page 184: Newsoft Technical Support

    Scanning NewSoft Technical Support For USA Company name: NewSoft America Inc. Postal Address: 47102 Mission Falls Court, Suite 202 Fremont CA 94539 Telephone: 510-770-8900 Fax: 510-770-8980 E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com URL: http://www.newsoftinc.com/ For Canada E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com (English) Germany Company name: SoftBay GmbH Postal Address: Carlstraße 50, D-52531, Übach-Palenberg...

  • Page 185

    Scanning Italy Company name: Telephone: 0899399878 (For callers from within Italy, this is not a toll-free call, Callers will be charged at Euro 0.80 per minute) E-mail Address: it.nsc@newsoft.eu.com URL: http://it.newsoft.eu.com/ Spain Company name: Telephone: 0807505598 (For callers from within Spain only, this is not a toll-free call, Callers will be charged at Euro 0.94 per minute) E-mail Address: sp.nsc@newsoft.eu.com...

  • Page 186: Controlcenter2

    ControlCenter2 Note The features available to you in ControlCenter2 may vary depending on the model number of your machine. Using ControlCenter2 ControlCenter2 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access your often used applications. Using ControlCenter2 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications. The icon will appear on the menu bar.

  • Page 187: 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 188: 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 189: 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. For Image, E-mail and File ...

  • Page 190: Image (example: Apple Preview)

    ControlCenter2 Image (example: Apple Preview) The Scan to Image feature lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. To change the default settings, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose Software Button. If you want to scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, check the Show Scanner Interface box.

  • Page 191

    ControlCenter2 Enter the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and choose your preferred application by clicking the Browse button. Also choose the File Type from the pop-up menu. You can delete an application that you have added. Just choose the Application Name and click the Delete button.

  • Page 192: 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 Software Button. To change the word processing application, choose the destination word processing application from the Target Application pop-up menu.

  • Page 193: 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 Software Button. To change the E-mail application, choose your preferred E-mail application from the E-mail Application pop-up menu.

  • Page 194: File

    ControlCenter2 File The Scan to File feature 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 Software Button.

  • Page 195: 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. ...

  • Page 196: 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. For Image, E-mail and File ...

  • Page 197: Scan To Image

    ControlCenter2 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 198

    ControlCenter2 Settings tab  Choose the Target Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Manual multi-page scan, Duplex (two-sided) Scanning (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings. If you choose Secure PDF from the File Type list, the Set PDF Password dialog box appears. Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK.

  • Page 199: Scan To Ocr

    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.

  • Page 200

    ControlCenter2 Settings tab  Choose the Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, OCR Language, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Manual multi-page scan, Duplex (two-sided) Scanning (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings. Note The Scan to OCR function is available for English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Swedish, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.

  • Page 201: 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.

  • Page 202

    ControlCenter2 Settings tab  Choose the E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Manual multi-page scan, Duplex (two-sided) Scanning (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings. Note Webmail services are not supported by Scan to E-mail.

  • Page 203: 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.

  • Page 204

    ControlCenter2 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. Choose the Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Manual multi-page scan, Duplex (two-sided) Scanning (For DCP-8155DN, MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T)), Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings and enter the file name if you want to change it.

  • Page 205: Copy / Pc-fax (mac Os X 10.5.8 And 10.6.x, Pc-fax For Mfc Models Only)

    ControlCenter2 COPY / PC-FAX (Mac OS X 10.5.8 and 10.6.x, PC-FAX for 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 direct the copy output to any standard printer driver installed on your Macintosh including network printers.

  • Page 206

    ControlCenter2 Before finishing the Copy button configuration, select the Printer. Then choose your print settings from the Presets pop-up menu, and click OK to close the dialog box. Clicking the configured copy button opens the print settings. For more options click the triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. To copy, click the Print button.

  • Page 207: Device Settings

    ControlCenter2 DEVICE SETTINGS You can configure or check the machine settings.  Remote Setup (For MFC models) Lets you open the Remote Setup Program. (See Remote Setup (For MFC models) uu page 202.)  Quick-Dial (For MFC models) Lets you open the Set Quick-Dial window of Remote Setup. (See Remote Setup (For MFC models) uu page 202.) ...

  • Page 208: Remote Setup (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter2 Remote Setup (For MFC models) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup Program window to configure most machine and network setting menus. Note For details, see Remote Setup (For MFC models) uu page 202.

  • Page 209: Quick-dial (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter2 Quick-Dial (For MFC models) The Quick-Dial button lets you open the Address Book window in the Remote Setup Program, so you can easily register or change the Quick-Dial numbers on your Macintosh. Status Monitor The Status Monitor button allows you to monitor the status of one devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of errors such as a paper jam.

  • Page 210: Remote Setup (for Mfc Models)

    Remote Setup (For MFC models) Remote Setup The Remote Setup application lets you configure many machine and network settings from a Macintosh application. When you access this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your Macintosh and displayed on your Macintosh screen. If you change the settings, you can upload them directly to the machine.

  • Page 211

    Remote Setup (For MFC models) Print  Lets you print the chosen items on the machine. You cannot print the data until it is uploaded to the machine. Click Apply to upload the new data to the machine and then click Print. Export ...

  • Page 212

    Section IV Using the Scan key Scanning (For USB cable users) Network Scanning...

  • Page 213: Scanning (for Usb Cable Users)

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Using the Scan key Note If you use the SCAN key or Scan when connected to a network, see Network Scanning uu page 222. You can use (SCAN) on the control panel or Scan on the touchscreen to scan documents into your word processing, graphics or E-mail applications or a folder on your computer.

  • Page 214

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge (For DCP-8155DN and MFC-8910DW) or, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge (For MFC-8950DW(T)) depending on your document layout.

  • Page 215: Scan To Usb

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Scan to USB You can scan black & white and color documents directly to a USB Flash memory drive. Black and white documents will be stored in the TIFF (*.TIF), PDF (*.PDF), PDF/A (*.PDF), Secure PDF (*.PDF) or Signed PDF (*.PDF) file formats.

  • Page 216

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Resolution File Format Options PDF / PDF/A / Secure PDF / Signed PDF / JPEG / XPS Color 100 dpi PDF / PDF/A / Secure PDF / Signed PDF / JPEG / XPS Color 200 dpi PDF / PDF/A / Secure PDF / Signed PDF / JPEG / XPS Color 300 dpi PDF / PDF/A / Secure PDF / Signed PDF / JPEG / XPS...

  • Page 217

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Note • If you choose color or Gray in the resolution setting, you cannot choose TIFF. • If you choose black & white in the resolution setting, you cannot choose JPEG or XPS. • If you choose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit password using numbers 0-9 before it starts scanning.

  • Page 218

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Changing the default resolution and file type Press Menu. Press a or b to choose USB Direct I/F. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Scan to USB. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Resolution. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Color 100 dpi, Color 200 dpi, Color 300 dpi, Color 600 dpi, Color Auto, Gray 100 dpi, Gray 200 dpi, Gray 300 dpi, Gray Auto, B&W 300 dpi, B&W 200 dpi or B&W 200x100 dpi.

  • Page 219

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the Scan to USB, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems.  Protected Device This message will appear if the write-protect switch of the USB Flash memory drive is on.

  • Page 220

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Press d or c to display Duplex Scan. Press Duplex Scan and then press the setting you want. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the file name, go to step h. Press Start to start scanning without changing additional settings.

  • Page 221

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Setting the new default Press Scan. Press Scan to USB. Press and choose your new setting. Repeat this step for each setting you want to change. After changing the last setting, press d or c to display Set New Default. Press Set New Default. Press Yes to confirm.

  • Page 222: Scan To E-mail

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Scan to E-mail You can scan either a black and white or color document into your E-mail application as a file attachment. For 5-line LCD models Load your document. Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to PC. Press OK.

  • Page 223

    Scanning (For USB cable users) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press E-Mail. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the duplex setting, press Duplex Scan and then press Off, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge.

  • Page 224: Scan To Image

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Scan to Image You can scan either a black and white or color document into your graphics application for viewing and editing. For 5-line LCD models Load your document. Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to PC. Press OK.

  • Page 225

    Scanning (For USB cable users) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press Image. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the duplex setting, press Duplex Scan and then press Off, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge.

  • Page 226: Scan To Ocr

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Scan to OCR If your original document is text, you can use Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE or Presto! PageManager to scan the document and convert it into a text file which can then be edited in your favorite word processing software. For 5-line LCD models Load your document.

  • Page 227

    Scanning (For USB cable users) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press OCR. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the duplex setting, press Duplex Scan and then press Off, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge.

  • Page 228: Scan To File

    Scanning (For USB cable users) Scan to File You can scan a black and white or a color document into your computer and save it as a file in a folder of your choice. The file type and specific folder are based on the settings you have chosen in the Device Scan ®...

  • Page 229

    Scanning (For USB cable users) For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press File. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the duplex setting, press Duplex Scan and then press Off, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge.

  • Page 230: Network Scanning

    Network Scanning 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 uu Network User's Guide: Printing the Network Configuration Report) or by using the BRAdmin Professional software. If you installed the machine following the instructions for a network user (uu Quick Setup Guide) then the machine should already be configured for your network.

  • Page 231: Configuring Network Scanning (windows )

    Network Scanning ® Configuring Network Scanning (Windows 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 uu Quick Setup Guide), follow the steps below. ®...

  • Page 232

    Network Scanning Note ® ® (Windows Vista and Windows 7) When the User Account Control screen appears, do the following. ® • (Windows Vista ) For users who have administrator rights: Click Continue. ® (Windows 7) For users who have administrator rights: Click Yes. ®...

  • Page 233

    Network Scanning Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method. Specify your machine by address Enter the IP address of the machine in IP Address, and then click Apply. Specify your machine by name Enter the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the device you want to use and then click OK.

  • Page 234: Configuring Network Scanning (macintosh)

    Network Scanning Configuring Network Scanning (Macintosh) 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 drop-down list in the main screen of ControlCenter2. If you have already installed the MFL-Pro Suite Software following the network installation steps (uu Quick Setup Guide) then this selection should already be made.

  • Page 235: Using The Scan Key On Your Network

    Network Scanning Using the Scan key on your network You can use (SCAN) on the control panel or Scan on the touchscreen to scan documents into your word processing, graphics or E-mail applications or a folder on your computer. Before you can use (SCAN) or Scan, you have to install the Brother MFL-Pro Suite and connect the machine to your computer.

  • Page 236

    Network Scanning Note • If you want to scan a document using the duplex scanning feature, you need to put the document in the ADF and then choose 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge (For DCP-8155DN and MFC-8910DW) or, DuplexScan : LongEdge or DuplexScan : ShortEdge (For MFC-8950DW(T)) depending on your document layout.

  • Page 237: Scan To E-mail

    Network Scanning Scan to E-mail When you choose Scan to E-mail (PC) your document will be scanned and sent directly to the computer you designated on your network. ControlCenter4 or ControlCenter2 will activate the default E-mail application on the designated computer. You can scan and send a black and white or color document from the computer as an attachment.

  • Page 238

    Network Scanning For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press E-Mail. Press a or b to choose the destination computer you want to use for E-mailing your document. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the LCD.

  • Page 239: Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server, For Mfc-8910dw And Mfc-8950dw(t): Standard, Mfc-8510dn And Mfc-8710dw: Available As A Download)

    Network Scanning Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-8910DW and MFC-8950DW(T): standard, MFC-8510DN and MFC-8710DW: available as a download) MFC-8510DN and MFC-8710DW can be assigned an E-mail address allowing you to send, receive or forward documents over a Local Area Network or the Internet to computers or other Internet Fax machines. In order to use this function, please download the necessary software from the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/).

  • Page 240

    Network Scanning For 5-line LCD models Load your document. Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to E-mail. Press OK. If your machine does not support Duplex Scan, go to step e. If your machine supports Duplex Scan, go to step d. Press a or b to choose 1sided, 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge.

  • Page 241

    Network Scanning Using a One Touch or Speed Dial number You can also scan a document directly to an address you registered in a One Touch or Speed Dial number. When you scan the document, the settings you registered with the One Touch or Speed Dial will be used for the quality and the file type.

  • Page 242

    Network Scanning Press a or b to choose the E-mail address. You can also use the following search option. Press to search by alphabetical order or numerical order. Press OK. Confirm the E-mail address. Press OK and go to step g. (For more information on using the Address Book: uu Basic User's Guide.) Press d or c to display Quality.

  • Page 243

    Network Scanning Press d or c to display File Size. Press File Size and then press the setting you want. Press Start to start scanning. Go to step l. Note If you want to add destinations, press Number of Destinations. You can add a total of 50 destinations.

  • Page 244: Scan To Image

    Network Scanning Scan to Image When you choose Scan to Image, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the computer you designated on your network. ControlCenter4 or ControlCenter2 will activate the default graphics application on the designated computer. For 5-line LCD models Load your document.

  • Page 245

    Network Scanning For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press Image. Press a or b to choose the destination computer you want to send to. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the control panel.

  • Page 246: Scan To Ocr

    Network Scanning Scan to OCR If your original document is text, you can use Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE or Presto! PageManager to scan the document and convert it into a text file which can then be edited in your favorite word processing software. For 5-line LCD models Load your document.

  • Page 247

    Network Scanning For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press OCR. Press a or b to choose the destination computer you want to send to. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the control panel.

  • Page 248: Scan To File

    Network Scanning Scan to File When you choose Scan to File, you can scan a black & white or color document and send it directly to a computer you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have configured in the Device Scan Settings screen of ControlCenter4 or Scan To File screen of ControlCenter2.

  • Page 249

    Network Scanning For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. Press Scan to PC. Press File. Press a or b to choose the destination computer you want to send to. Press OK. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the control panel.

  • Page 250: Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning Scan to FTP 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 by using Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.

  • Page 251

    Network Scanning Choose Scan to FTP/Network in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 single-byte characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields. Note Using certain characters or symbols in a file name may cause a problem accessing the file.

  • Page 252

    Network Scanning Configuring the FTP Default Settings You can set Passive Mode to Off or On depending on your FTP server and network firewall configuration. By default this setting is On. You can also change the port number used to access the FTP server. The default for this setting is port 21.

  • Page 253

    Network Scanning Choose the file type for the document from the drop-down list. You can choose PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, JPEG, XPS or User Select for color or gray scale documents and PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, TIFF or User Select for B/W documents. Note •...

  • Page 254

    Network Scanning Press a or b to choose one of the FTP server profiles listed. Press OK. If the Scan to FTP profile is complete, you will automatically go to step j.   If User Select was configured using Web Based Management, you will be prompted to choose the scan quality, file type and file size from the control panel.

  • Page 255

    Network Scanning For Touchscreen models Load your document. Press Scan. 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, you will automatically go to step j. ...

  • Page 256

    Network Scanning Press File Size and then choose Small, Medium or Large. Go to step j. Do one of the following:  If you want to change the file name, go to step k.  If you want to start scanning, press Start and go to step m. Press d or c to display File Name.

  • Page 257: Scan To Network (windows )

    Network Scanning ® Scan to Network (Windows When you choose Scan to Network, you can scan documents directly to a shared folder on a CIFS server located on your local network or the internet. (For more information about CIFS servers: uu Network User's Guide.) The Scan to Network feature supports Kerberos and NTLMv2 authentication.

  • Page 258

    Network Scanning Choose Scan to FTP/Network in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 single-byte characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields. Note Using certain characters or symbols in a file name may cause a problem accessing the file.

  • Page 259

    Network Scanning Configuring the Scan to Network Default Settings Choose Network in Scan to FTP/Network from the Scan tab. Press Submit. Choose the Profile you want to configure in Scan to FTP/Network Profile. Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters.

  • Page 260

    Network Scanning Choose the file type for the document from the drop-down list. You can choose PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, JPEG, XPS or User Select for color or gray scale documents and PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, TIFF or User Select for B/W document. Note •...

  • Page 261

    Network Scanning Scan to Network using Scan to Network Profiles For 5-line LCD models Load your document. Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to Network. Press OK. If your machine does not support Duplex Scan, go to step e. If your machine supports Duplex Scan, go to step d.

  • Page 262

    Network Scanning Press a or b to choose PDF, PDF/A, Secure PDF, Signed PDF, or TIFF. Press OK, and go to step k. Note • If you chose Secure PDF, the machine will ask you to enter a 4 digit password using numbers 0-9 before it starts scanning.

  • Page 263

    Network Scanning Press Quality and then choose one of the options below: Press d or c to choose Color 100 dpi, Color 200 dpi, Color 300 dpi, Color 600 dpi,  Color Auto, Gray 100 dpi, Gray 200 dpi, Gray 300 dpi or Gray Auto. Go to step g. Press d or c to choose B&W 300 dpi, B&W 200 dpi or B&W 200x100 dpi.

  • Page 264: How To Set A New Default For The File Size (scan To E-mail (e-mail Server), Ftp And Network, For 5-line Lcd Models)

    Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) feature is available for MFC-8910DW: standard, MFC-8510DN and MFC-8710DW: available as a download.  Scan to FTP and Network features are available for DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN, DCP-8155DN, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8710DW and MFC-8910DW. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. Press OK.

  • Page 265: How To Set A New Default For Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server, For Mfc-8950dw(t))

    Network Scanning How to set a new default for Scan to E-mail (E-mail Server, For MFC-8950DW(T)) You can set your own default settings. Setting the new default Press Scan. Press Scan to E-mail. Enter the destination E-mail address. Do one of the following: ...

  • Page 266: Factory Reset

    Network Scanning Factory reset You can reset the factory settings. Press Scan. Press Scan to E-mail. Enter the destination E-mail address. Do one of the following:  To enter the E-mail address manually, press Manual and go to step d. ...

  • Page 267: Using Web Services For Scanning On Your Network (windows Vista ® Sp2 Or Greater And Windows ® 7)

    Network Scanning Using Web Services for scanning on your network ® ® (Windows Vista SP2 or greater and Windows ® ® The Web Services protocol enables Windows Vista (SP2 or greater) and Windows 7 users to scan using a Brother machine on the network. You must install the driver via Web Services. For information about installing drivers used for Web Services: uu Network User's Guide: Installing drivers used for printing and scanning via Web Services (Windows Vista®...

  • Page 268

    Network Scanning Using Web Services from the Brother machine ® ® (Windows Vista SP2 or greater and Windows The menu that allows you to use Web Services for scanning is displayed on your Brother machine’s LCD if you have installed the driver for scanning via Web Services. See uu Network User's Guide: Installing drivers ®...

  • Page 269

    Network Scanning Configuring scan settings for Web Services If the LCD shows Out of Memory, decrease the Paper size setting or the Resolution (DPI) setting. ® (Windows Vista Click the button, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, then Scanner and Cameras. ®...

  • Page 270

    Index ® ControlCenter2 PaperPort™ 12SE (Windows Macintosh ............178 exporting ..............69 ControlCenter4 importing ..............68 ® Windows .............. 70 OCR ............... 68 Presto! PageManager (Macintosh) ......175 OCR ..............175 Print Device Selector (Macintosh) ....162 Macintosh Drivers BR-Script3 printer driver ........149 Macintosh Duplex printing ..........

  • Page 271

    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 approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support...

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