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Basic User's Guide
DCP-8110DN
DCP-8150DN
DCP-8155DN
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    Basic User’s Guide DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Not all models are available in all countries. (in USA): Please go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ and click Manuals on Version 0 your model page to download the other manuals. USA/CAN...

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    If you need to call Customer Service Please complete the following information for future reference: Model Number: DCP-8110DN / DCP-8150DN / DCP-8155DN (Circle your model number) Serial Number: Date of Purchase: Place of Purchase: The serial number is on the back of the unit. Retain this User’s Guide with your sales receipt as a...

  • Page 3: Brother Numbers

    For technical help, you must call the country where you bought the machine. Calls must be made from within that country. Register your product By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: ...

  • Page 4: Ordering Accessories And Supplies

    Ordering accessories and supplies For best quality results use only genuine Brother accessories, which are available at most Brother retailers. If you cannot find the accessory you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order accessories directly from Brother. (You can visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother accessories and supplies that are available for purchase.) Note...

  • Page 5: Usa And Canada

    Notice - Disclaimer of Warranties (USA and Canada) BROTHER’S LICENSOR(S), AND THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY BROTHER’S LICENSOR) MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REGARDING THE SOFTWARE.

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    User's Guides and where do I find them? Which Guide? What's in it? Where is it? Product Safety Read this Guide first. Please read the Safety Printed / In the Box Guide Instructions before you set up your machine. See this Guide for trademarks and legal limitations.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents (Basic User’s Guide) General information Using the documentation ..................1 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........1 Accessing the Advanced User's Guide, Software User's Guide and Network User's Guide .................. 2 Viewing Documentation ................... 2 How to access Guides for Advanced Features............

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    How to print from a computer Printing a document.....................30 How to scan to a computer ® Scanning a document as a PDF file using ControlCenter4 (Windows ) .....31 Changing the SCAN key settings ................34 Before scanning.....................34 SCAN key settings..................34 Scanning using the SCAN key ..............36 Routine maintenance Replacing the consumable items .................37 Replacing the toner cartridge ................39...

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    Specifications General......................102 Document Size ....................104 Print media......................105 Copy ........................106 Scanner ......................107 Printer ........................ 108 Direct Print feature..................... 109 Computer requirements ..................110 Consumable items ..................... 112 Interfaces ......................113 Network (LAN) ....................114 Index...

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    Table of Contents (Advanced User's Guide) You can view the Advanced User's Guide on: In USA: Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ In Other Countries: Installer CD-ROM / In the Box The Advanced User's Guide explains the following features and operations. General Setup Options IMPORTANT NOTE...

  • Page 11: General Information

    General information Using the Bold Bold style identifies keys on the documentation machine's control panel or on the computer screen. Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Italics Italicized style emphasizes an Reading the documentation will help you important point or refers you to make the most of your machine.

  • Page 12: Accessing The Advanced User's Guide, Software User's Guide And Network User's Guide

    Chapter 1 Accessing the Turn on your computer. Insert the Installer CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Advanced User's drive. Guide, Software User's Note Guide and Network If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer User's Guide (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.

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    General information Viewing Documentation (Macintosh) Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE How-to-Guides Turn on your Macintosh. Insert the ® (Windows users) Installer CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear.  The complete Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE How-to- Guides can be viewed from the Help selection in the Nuance™...

  • Page 14: How To Access Guides For Advanced Features

    Chapter 1 How to access Guides Accessing Brother ® for Advanced Features Support (Windows You can view and download these Guides You can find all the links you will need, such from the Brother Solutions Center at: as Web support (Brother Solutions Center), Customer Service and Brother Authorized http://solutions.brother.com/ Service Centers in Brother numbers...

  • Page 15: Accessing Brother Support (macintosh)

    General information Accessing Brother  To access the Brother CreativeCenter (http://www.brother.com/creativecenter/) Support (Macintosh) for FREE photo projects and printable downloads, click Brother CreativeCenter. You can find all the links you will need, such as Web support (Brother Solutions Center) To return to the main page, click Back. on the Installer CD-ROM.

  • Page 16: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN have the same keys. The illustration is based on the DCP-8155DN. Contrast:- Quality :Auto Enlg/Red:100% Tray :MP>T1 Pressab or Start 1 COPY keys: 2 Error LED Options Blinks in orange when the LCD displays an error or an important status message.

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    General information Contrast:- Quality :Auto Enlg/Red:100% Tray :MP>T1 Pressab or Start 7 Stop/Exit 5 Menu keys: Clear Stops an operation or exits from a menu. Deletes entered data or lets you cancel the 8 Start current setting. Lets you start making copies. Menu 9 SCAN: Lets you access the Menu to program your...

  • Page 18: Data Led Indications

    Chapter 1 Data LED indications The Data LED (light emitting diode) will flash depending on the machine’s status. Machine Status Description Ready Mode The machine is ready to print, in Sleep mode, there is no print data, or the power switch is off. Receiving Data The machine is either receiving data from the computer, processing data in memory, or printing data.

  • Page 19: Loading Paper

    Loading paper Loading paper and Printing on plain paper, thin paper or recycled paper from Tray 1 and Tray 2 print media Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. The machine can feed paper from the standard paper tray, optional lower tray multi-purpose tray.

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    Chapter 2 Put paper in the tray and make sure: Note  The paper is below the maximum paper mark ( ) (1). Overfilling the paper tray will cause paper jams.  The side to be printed on must be face down.

  • Page 21: Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray)

    Loading paper Loading paper in the Lift up the support flap (1) to prevent paper from sliding off the face-down multi-purpose tray (MP tray) output tray, or remove each page as soon as it comes out of the machine. You can load up to 3 envelopes or special print media in the MP tray or up to 50 sheets of plain paper.

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    Chapter 2 Pull out the MP tray support (1) and Put paper in the MP tray and make sure: unfold the flap (2).  The paper stays under the maximum paper mark (1).  The side to be printed on must be face up with the leading edge (top of the paper) in first.

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    Loading paper Printing on thick paper, labels and Open the MP tray and lower it gently. envelopes from the MP tray Before loading, press the corners and sides of the envelopes to make them as flat as possible. Open the back cover (face-up output tray).

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    Chapter 2 Put paper, labels or envelopes in the MP tray. Make sure:  The number of envelopes in the MP tray does not exceed 3. The paper, labels or envelopes stay  under the maximum paper mark (1).  The side to be printed on must be face up.

  • Page 25: Unscannable And Unprintable Areas

    Loading paper Unscannable and unprintable areas The figures below show maximum unscannable and unprintable areas. These areas may vary depending on the paper size or settings in the application you are using. Note When using BR-Script3 emulation, the unprintable area around the edges of the paper is 0.16 in.

  • Page 26: Paper Settings

    Chapter 2 Paper settings Paper Size You can use ten sizes of paper for copies: Paper Type Letter, A4, Legal, Executive, A5, A5 L, A6, B5, B6 and Folio (8.5 in. × 13 in.). Set up the machine for the type of paper you When you change the size of paper in the are using.

  • Page 27: Tray Use In Copy Mode

    Loading paper Tray Use in COPY mode Tray Use in print mode You can change the priority tray that the You can change the default tray the machine machine will use for printing copies. will use for printing from your computer and Direct Print.

  • Page 28: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    Chapter 2 Acceptable paper and Recommended paper and print media other print media Print quality may vary according to the type of Paper Type Item paper you are using. Plain Paper Xerox 4200DP 20 lb You can use the following types of print Hammermill Laser Print media: plain paper, thin paper, thick paper, (24 lb=90 g/m...

  • Page 29: Paper Capacity Of The Paper Trays

    Loading paper Paper capacity of the paper trays Paper size Paper types No. of sheets Standard Paper Tray Letter, A4, Legal, B5, Plain paper, Thin paper, up to 250 (Tray 1) Executive, A5, Recycled paper 20 lb (80 g/m A5 (Long Edge), A6, B6, Folio Multi-purpose Tray Width: 3 to 8.5 in.

  • Page 30: Handling And Using Special Paper

    Chapter 2 Handling and using special Types of paper to avoid paper Important Some types of paper may not perform well The machine is designed to work well with or may cause damage to your machine. most types of xerographic and bond paper. However, some paper variables may have an DO NOT use paper: effect on print quality or handling reliability.

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    Loading paper Envelopes • with windows, holes, cut-outs or perforations Most envelopes designed for laser printers • with glue on the surface as shown in will be suitable for your machine. However, the figure below some envelopes may have feed and print- quality problems because of the way they have been made.

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    Chapter 2 Labels Types of labels to avoid The machine will print on most types of labels Do not use labels that are damaged, curled, designed for use with a laser machine. Labels wrinkled or an unusual shape. should have an adhesive that is acrylic-based since this material is more stable at the high temperatures in the fuser unit.

  • Page 33: Loading Documents

    Lift up and unfold the ADF document The ADF can hold up to 35 pages (for output support flap (2). DCP-8110DN) or up to 50 pages (for DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN) and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard 20 lb (80 g/m ) paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.

  • Page 34: Using The Scanner Glass

    Document Sizes Supported Length: (DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN) Up to 14 in. (355.6 mm) (DCP-8110DN) Up to 11.8 in. (300.0 mm) Width: Up to 8.5 in. (215.9 mm) Weight: Up to 4.4 lb (2.0 kg) Close the document cover.

  • Page 35: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy (ADVANCED USER'S GUIDE) For details about changing the following settings uu Advanced User's Guide: Copy The following steps show the basic copy settings: operation.  Enlg/Red (Enlarge/Reduce) Contrast:-  Stack/Sort Quality :Auto  Enlg/Red:100% Quality Tray :MP>T1 ...

  • Page 36: Printing Data From A Usb Flash Memory Drive Or Digital Camera Supporting Mass Storage

    Printing data from a USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage With the Direct Print feature, you do not need Choose Brother DCP-XXXX Printer (1) a computer to print data. You can print by just and check the Print to file box (2). plugging your USB Flash memory drive into Click Print.

  • Page 37: Supporting Mass Storage

    Printing data from a USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage Printing data directly Note from the USB Flash • Make sure your digital camera is turned memory drive or digital • If an error occurs, the USB memory camera supporting options Direct Print and Scan to USB will not appear on the...

  • Page 38

    Chapter 5 Press a or b to choose the folder name Note or file name you want to print. • You can choose the following settings: Press OK. If you have chosen the folder name, Paper Size press a or b to choose the file name you Media Type want to print.

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    Printing data from a USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage Note • You can change the default tray that the machine will use for printing. Press Menu, 1, 5, 2, and then press a or b to select the tray you want as the new default.

  • Page 40: How To Print From A Computer

    How to print from a computer Printing a document The machine can receive data from your computer and print it. To print from a computer you must install the printer driver. (See Software User's Guide: Printing for ® Windows or Printing and Faxing for Macintosh.) Install the Brother printer driver from the Installer CD-ROM.

  • Page 41: How To Scan To A Computer

    How to scan to a computer Scanning a document as a PDF file using ® ControlCenter4 (Windows (Detailed information uu Software User's Guide: Scanning) Note The screens on your PC may vary depending on your model. ControlCenter4 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access the applications you use most often.

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    Chapter 7 Set the scanning configuration. Click Configuration, and then select Button settings, Scan and File. The configuration dialog box appears. You can change the default settings. 1 Confirm PDF (*.pdf) is selected from the File Type pull-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 You can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

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    How to scan to a computer Click File. The machine starts the scanning process. The folder where the scanned data is saved will open automatically.

  • Page 44: Changing The Scan Key Settings

    Chapter 7 Changing the SCAN key settings Before scanning To use the machine as a scanner, install a scanner driver. If the machine is on a network, configure it with a TCP/IP address.  Install the scanner drivers from the Installer CD-ROM. (See Quick Setup Guide.) ...

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    How to scan to a computer Choose the File tab. You can change the default settings. 1 You can choose the file type from the pull-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 You can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 46: Scanning Using The Scan Key

    Chapter 7 Scanning using the SCAN key Load your document. (See How to load documents uu page 23.) Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to PC. Press OK. Press a or b to choose File. Press OK. (DCP-8155DN) If you want to change the duplex setting, press a or b to choose 1sided, 2sided (L)edge or 2sided (S)edge.

  • Page 47: A Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Replacing the consumable items The following messages appear on the LCD in the Ready mode. These messages provide advanced warnings to replace the consumable items before they reach the end of their life. To avoid any inconvenience, you may want to buy spare consumable items before the machine stops printing.

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    You will need to clean the machine regularly and replace the consumable items when the following messages are displayed on the LCD. LCD messages Consumable item Approximate life How to replace Order No. to replace Toner cartridge See page 39. 1 2 5 Replace Toner 3,000 pages...

  • Page 49: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    The toner cartridge that comes supplied with LCD, you need to replace the toner cartridge: the machine will need to be replaced after approximately 2,000 pages Replace Toner DCP-8110DN and approximately 3,000 pages for DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN. Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance Open the...

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    Replacing the toner cartridge WARNING Leave the machine turned on for 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool HOT SURFACE the extremely hot parts inside the After you have just used the machine, some machine. internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot.

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    Routine maintenance Important WARNING • We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a piece of • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner disposable paper underneath it in case cartridge and drum unit assembly into a you accidentally spill or scatter toner.

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    Important Note • Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If • Be sure to seal up the used toner cartridge toner scatters on your hands or clothes, tightly in a suitable bag so that toner immediately wipe or wash it off with cold powder does not spill out of the cartridge.

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    Routine maintenance Important Important • Wait to unpack the new toner cartridge Put the toner cartridge in the drum unit until immediately before you put it in the immediately after you have removed the machine. If a toner cartridge is left protective cover.

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    Close the front cover of the machine. Note Make sure that you put in the toner Note cartridge correctly or it may separate from After you replace a toner cartridge, DO the drum unit. NOT turn off the machine's power switch or open the front cover until the LCD Clean the corona wire inside the drum clears the Please Wait message and...

  • Page 55: Cleaning The Corona Wire

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the corona wire WARNING If you have print quality problems or the LCD HOT SURFACE shows Drum Error, clean the corona wire as follows: After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be Leave the machine turned on for extremely hot.

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    Important Note • We recommend that you put the drum unit Be sure to return the tab to the home and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of position (a) (1). If you do not, printed disposable paper or cloth in case you pages may have a vertical stripe.

  • Page 57: Replacing The Drum Unit

    Routine maintenance Replacing the drum unit Replace Parts Drum Order No. DR-720 Replace Parts A new drum unit can print approximately 30,000 Letter or A4 size single-sided pages. Note Drum • There are many factors that determine the The drum unit has exceeded its rated life. actual drum life, such as the temperature, Please replace the drum unit with a new one.

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    Replacing the drum unit Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Important • While removing the drum unit, handle it carefully because it may contain toner. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, immediately wipe or wash it off with cold water.

  • Page 59

    Routine maintenance Important WARNING • We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a piece of • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner disposable paper underneath it in case cartridge and drum unit assembly into a you accidentally spill or scatter toner.

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    Important Note • Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If • Be sure to seal up the used drum unit toner scatters on your hands or clothes, tightly in a suitable bag so that toner immediately wipe or wash it off with cold powder does not spill out of the drum unit.

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    Routine maintenance Note Make sure that you put in the toner cartridge correctly or it may separate from the drum unit. Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. Do not close the front cover of the machine.

  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you think there is a problem with your machine, check each of the items below first and then follow the troubleshooting tips. You can correct most problems by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.

  • Page 63: Error And Maintenance Messages

    Troubleshooting Error and maintenance messages As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur and consumable items may need to be replaced. If this happens, your machine identifies the error or required routine maintenance and shows the appropriate message. The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below.

  • Page 64

    Error Message Cause Action  The DIMM is not installed  Turn off the machine and remove the DIMM Error correctly. DIMM.  The DIMM is broken. (See Advanced User's Guide: Installing extra memory.)  The DIMM does not meet the required specifications.

  • Page 65

    Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action The paper is jammed in the See Paper is jammed in paper tray 1 or tray 2 Jam Tray 1 paper tray of the machine. uu page 62. Jam Tray 2 The printing limit set by Secure Contact your administrator to check your Limit Exceeded Function Lock 2.0 was...

  • Page 66

    Error Message Cause Action The machine’s memory is full. Copy operation in process Out of Memory Do one of the following:  Press Start to copy the scanned pages.  Press Stop/Exit and wait until the other operations in progress finish, and then try again.

  • Page 67

    Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action It is time to replace the fuser Call Brother Customer Service or a Brother Replace Parts unit. Authorized Service Center to replace the fuser Fuser Unit unit. To replace Fuser Unit call Brother Customer Service at: 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) (in USA) 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada) or to locate a Brother Authorized Service...

  • Page 68

    Error Message Cause Action The paper size defined in the Press Stop/Exit. Choose a paper size which is Size Error DX printer driver and the control supported by the duplex tray. panel menu is not suitable for The paper size you can use for automatic automatic duplex printing.

  • Page 69: Document Jams

    Troubleshooting Document Jams Document is jammed under the document cover Document is jammed in the Take out any paper from the ADF that is top of the ADF unit not jammed. Lift the document cover. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.

  • Page 70: Removing Small Documents Jammed In The Adf

    Removing small documents Document is jammed at the jammed in the ADF output tray Lift the document cover. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Insert a piece of stiff paper, such as cardstock, into the ADF to push any Pull the jammed document out to the small paper scraps through.

  • Page 71: Paper Jams

    Troubleshooting Paper Jams When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure that the paper stays under the maximum paper height guides (1) on Always remove all paper from the paper tray both sides of the tray. and straighten the stack when you add new paper.

  • Page 72: Paper Is Jammed In Paper Tray 1 Or Tray 2

    Paper is jammed in paper Use both hands to slowly pull out the jammed paper. tray 1 or tray 2 If the LCD shows Jam Tray 1 or Jam Tray 2, follow these steps: Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.

  • Page 73: Paper Is Jammed At The Back Of The Machine

    Troubleshooting Paper is jammed at the back Slowly take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. The jammed paper of the machine may be pulled out with the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, or this may If the LCD shows Jam Rear, a paper jam release the paper so you can pull it out occurred behind the back cover.

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    Important WARNING • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of HOT SURFACE disposable paper or cloth in case you After you have just used the machine, some accidentally spill or scatter toner. internal parts of the machine will be •...

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    Troubleshooting Using both hands, gently pull the WARNING jammed paper out of the fuser unit. HOT SURFACE After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot. Wait for the machine to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the machine.

  • Page 76: Paper Is Jammed Inside The Machine

    Paper is jammed inside the Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. machine If the LCD shows Jam Inside, follow these steps: Leave the machine turned on for 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool the extremely hot parts inside the machine.

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    Troubleshooting Slowly take out the drum unit and toner Note cartridge assembly. The jammed paper Pulling the jammed paper downward may be pulled out with the drum unit and allows you to remove the paper easier. toner cartridge assembly, or this may release the paper so you can pull it out Press the front cover release button and from inside of the machine.

  • Page 78

    Important WARNING • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of HOT SURFACE disposable paper or cloth in case you After you have just used the machine, some accidentally spill or scatter toner. internal parts of the machine will be •...

  • Page 79

    Troubleshooting Push down the green lock lever and take Note the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Make sure that you put in the toner Remove the jammed paper if there is cartridge correctly or it may separate from any inside the drum unit.

  • Page 80: Paper Is Jammed In The Duplex Tray

    Paper is jammed in the duplex WARNING tray HOT SURFACE If the LCD shows Jam Duplex, follow these After you have just used the machine, some steps: internal parts of the machine will be Leave the machine turned on for extremely hot.

  • Page 81

    Troubleshooting Pull the duplex tray completely out of the Make sure that the jammed paper does machine. not remain under the machine from static electricity. Put the duplex tray back in the machine. Pull the jammed paper out of the Put the paper tray firmly back in the machine or out of the duplex tray.

  • Page 82: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    If you are having difficulty with your machine 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. Important • For technical help, you must call the country where you bought the machine. Calls must be made from within that country.

  • Page 83

    Troubleshooting Printing difficulties (continued) Difficulties Suggestions The machine prints the first couple Check the settings in your application to make sure that it is set up to work with of pages correctly, then some your machine. pages have text missing. Your computer is not recognizing the machine’s input buffer’s full signal.

  • Page 84: Paper Handling Difficulties

    Paper handling difficulties Difficulties Suggestions The machine does not feed paper. If the LCD shows the Paper Jam message and you still have a problem, see Error and maintenance messages uu page 53. If there is no paper, load a new stack of paper into the paper tray. If there is paper in the paper tray, make sure it is straight.

  • Page 85: Copying Difficulties

    Troubleshooting Copying difficulties Difficulties Suggestions Cannot make a copy. See How to copy uu page 25. Contact your administrator to check your Secure Function Lock Settings. Vertical black line appears in Black vertical lines on copies are typically caused by dirt or correction fluid on the copies.

  • Page 86: Network Difficulties

    Network difficulties Difficulties Suggestions Cannot print over a wired Network. If you are having Network problems. See Network User's Guide. Make sure your machine is powered on and is online and in Ready mode. Print the Network Configuration Report to verify your Network settings are correct. See Advanced User's Guide: Network Configuration Report.

  • Page 87

    Troubleshooting Other difficulties Difficulties Suggestions The machine will not turn on. Adverse conditions on the power connection (such as lightning or a power surge) may have triggered the machine’s internal safety mechanisms. Turn the machine off and unplug the power cord. Wait for ten minutes, then plug in the power cord and turn the machine on.

  • Page 88: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality If you have a print quality problem, print a test page first (Menu, 3, 2, 3). If the printout looks good, the problem is probably not the machine. Check the interface cable connections and try printing a different document.

  • Page 89

    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. See Acceptable paper and other print media uu page 18. ABCDEFGH  Check the machine’s environment. Conditions such as high abcdefghijk temperatures and high humidity can increase the amount of A B C D background shading.

  • Page 90

    Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. Rough- surfaced paper may cause the problem. ABCDEFGH See Acceptable paper and other print media uu page 18. abcdefghijk  Clean the corona wire of the drum unit. A B C D See Cleaning the corona wire uu page 45.

  • Page 91

    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. A rough surfaced paper or thick print media can cause this problem. See Acceptable paper and other print media uu page 18. ABCDEFGH abcdefghijk ...

  • Page 92

    Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make 10-15 copies of a blank, white sheet of paper. If the problem is not solved after printing the blank pages, the drum unit may have foreign material, such as glue from a label, stuck on the drum. Clean the drum unit.

  • Page 93

    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit by sliding the green tab. See Cleaning the corona wire uu page 45. ABCDEFGH  Make sure the green tab of the corona wire is at the home position (a). abcdefghijk A B C D The toner cartridge may be damaged.

  • Page 94

    Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Check the paper type and quality. High temperatures and high humidity will cause paper to curl. See Acceptable paper and other print media uu page 18. See Product Safety Guide: Choosing a location. ...

  • Page 95

    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Choose Reduce Paper Curl mode in the printer driver. ® See Software User's Guide: Printing (for Windows See Software User's Guide: Printing and Faxing (for Macintosh).  Open the back cover (face-up output tray) to let the printed paper exit onto the face-up output tray.

  • Page 96: Machine Information

    Machine Information How to reset the machine Press Menu, 1, 9. Checking the Serial Number 19.Reset You can see the machine’s Serial Number on 1.Network the LCD. 2.All Settings Select ab or OK Press Menu, 6, 2. Press a or b to choose the reset function 62.Serial No.

  • Page 97: C Menu And Features

    Menu and features On-screen programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. We have created step by step on-screen instructions to help you program your machine. Simply follow the steps as they guide you through the menu selections and programming options.

  • Page 98: Menu Table

    Menu table The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Choose & OK Choose & OK To accept To exit Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page Sets the type of paper 1.General Setup 1.Paper 1.Paper Type 1.MP Tray Thin...

  • Page 99

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page Sets the size of the 1.General Setup 1.Paper 2.Paper Size 1.MP Tray paper in the paper (Continued) (Continued) Letter* tray. Legal Executive A5 L Folio Sets the size of the 2.Tray#1 paper in the paper Letter*...

  • Page 100

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 1.Toner Save — Increases the page 1.General Setup 3.Ecology yield of the toner (Continued) Off* cartridge. 2.Sleep Time — Range varies Conserves power. depending on models. 03Min* 4.Quiet Mode — —...

  • Page 101

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page — — Can restrict selected 1.General Setup 7.Security 1.Function Lock machine operations (Continued) for up to 25 individual users and all other non-authorized Public users. — —...

  • Page 102

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page — You can choose the 2.Copy 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for Text your type of document. Photo Graph — Adjust the brightness 2.Brightness -nnnno+ for copies. -nnnon+ -nnonn+* -nonnn+ -onnnn+ — Adjusts the contrast 3.Contrast -nnnno+...

  • Page 103

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page — Chooses the 3.Printer 1.Emulation Auto(EPSON)* emulation mode. Auto(IBM) HP LaserJet BR-Script 3 Epson FX-850 IBM Proprinter Prints a list of the 2.Print Options 1.Internal Font 1.HP LaserJet machine’s internal 2.BR-Script 3 fonts.

  • Page 104

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the paper size 4.USB Direct I/F 1.Direct Print 1.Paper Size when printing directly Letter* from the USB flash memory drive. Legal Executive A5 L Folio Sets the media type 2.Media Type Thin when printing directly Plain*...

  • Page 105

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the print quality 4.USB Direct I/F 1.Direct Print 6.Print Quality Normal* option when printing (Continued) (Continued) Fine directly from the USB Flash memory drive. Sets the PDF option 7.PDF Option Document* whether to print...

  • Page 106

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 1.Boot Method — Chooses the BOOT See . 5.Network 1.TCP/IP Auto* method that best Static suits your needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP (IP Boot — Specifies the 00003* number of attempts Tries) [00000-32767] the machine will try...

  • Page 107

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 8.DNS Server — Specifies the IP See . 5.Network 1.TCP/IP Primary address of the (Continued) (Continued) [000-255]. primary or [000-255]. secondary DNS [000-255]. server. [000-255] Secondary [000-255].

  • Page 108

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 5.Scan To FTP — — Chooses the file See . 5.Network Color 100 dpi* format to send the (Continued) Color 200 dpi scanned data via FTP. Color 300 dpi Color 600 dpi Color Auto Gray 100 dpi...

  • Page 109

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page — Puts the date and See . 6.Machine Info. 1.Date&Time 1.Date&Time time on the LCD. Changes for Daylight 2.Auto Daylight On Saving Time Off* automatically. Sets the time zone See .

  • Page 110: Entering Text

    Entering text When setting certain menu selections, you will need to type text characters. The numeric keys have letters printed on them. The keys: 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters. Press the appropriate numeric key the number of times shown in this reference table to access the character you want.

  • Page 111

    Menu and features Special characters and symbols Press l, # or 0, then press d or c to move the cursor to the symbol or letter you want. Press OK to choose it. The symbols and characters below will appear depending on your menu selection. Press l (space) ! "...

  • Page 112: D Specifications

    Specifications General Note This chapter provides a summary of the machines’ specifications. For additional specifications visit us at http://www.brother.com/ for details. Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity Standard 64 MB 128 MB Optional 1 slot: DDR2 SO-DIMM (144–pin) up to 256 MB...

  • Page 113

    10 to 90% (without condensation) ADF (automatic document feeder) Up to 50 pages (DCP-8150DN and DCP-8155DN) Up to 35 pages (DCP-8110DN) For best results we recommend: Temperature: 68 °F to 86 °F (20 °C to 30 °C) Humidity: 50% to 70%...

  • Page 114: Document Size

    Document Size Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Document Size ADF Width 5.8 to 8.5 in. (147.3 to 215.9 mm) (Single-sided) ADF Length 5.8 to 14.0 in. (147.3 to 355.6 mm) Scanner Glass Width Max. 8.5 in. (215.9 mm) Scanner Glass Max. 11.8 in.

  • Page 115: Print Media

    Specifications Print media Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Paper Input Paper Tray Paper Type Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper (Standard) Paper Size Letter, A4, B5 (ISO/JIS), A5, A5 (Long Edge), B6 (ISO), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio Paper Weight 16 to 28 lb (60 to 105 g/m...

  • Page 116: Copy

    Copy Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Copy Width Max. 8.27 in. (210 mm) Automatic 2-sided (Duplex) Copy Yes (from ADF) Multiple Copies Stacks or Sorts up to 99 pages Reduce/Enlarge 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) Up to 1200 × 600 dpi Resolution Less than 10.5 seconds at 73.4 °F (23 °C) / 115 V...

  • Page 117: Scanner

    Specifications Scanner Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Color / Mono Yes / Yes TWAIN Compliant ® ® ® Yes (Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x WIA Compliant ® ® ® Yes (Windows...

  • Page 118: Printer

    Printer Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Automatic 2-sided (Duplex) Print Emulations ® PCL6, BR-Script3 (PostScript 3™), IBM Proprinter XL, Epson FX-850 1200 dpi × 1200 dpi, HQ1200 (2400 × 600 dpi) quality, Resolution 600 dpi × 600 dpi Print Speed Up to 18 sides/minute (Up to 9 sheets/minute)

  • Page 119: Direct Print Feature

    Specifications Direct Print feature Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Compatibility PDF version 1.7 , JPEG, Exif + JPEG, PRN (created by Brother printer driver), TIFF (scanned by all Brother MFC or DCP models), XPS version 1.0 Interface USB direct interface PDF data including a JBIG2 image file, a JPEG2000 image file or a transparency file is not supported.

  • Page 120: Computer Requirements

    Computer requirements Minimum System Requirements and Supported PC Software Functions Computer Platform & Processor Minimum Recommended Hard Disk Space Supported Supported Operating System Minimum Speed to install Version Software Interface Functions Drivers Applications ® ® ® ® 128 MB 256 MB 150 MB 500 MB Printing,...

  • Page 121

    Specifications Minimum System Requirements and Supported PC Software Functions Computer Platform & Processor Minimum Recommended Hard Disk Space Supported Supported Operating System Minimum Speed to install Version Software Interface Functions Drivers Applications Windows ® ® 256 MB 512 MB 50 MB Printing 10Base-T/ Intel...

  • Page 122: Consumable Items

    Consumable items Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Order No. Toner Inbox Approx. 2,000 Approx. 3,000 pages Letter or A4 Cartridge pages Letter or page A4 page Standard TN-720 Approx. 3,000 pages Letter or A4 page High Yield TN-750 Approx. 8,000 pages Letter or A4 page...

  • Page 123: Interfaces

    Specifications Interfaces Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN Hi-Speed USB 2.0 It is recommended you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 meters) long. 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX Ethernet Use an Ethernet U/UTP cable category 5 or greater.

  • Page 124: Network (lan)

    Network (LAN) Note For more information about the Network specifications, see the Network User's Guide. Model DCP-8110DN DCP-8150DN DCP-8155DN You can connect your machine to a network for Network Printing and Network Scanning. Also included is Brother BRAdmin Light Network Management software.

  • Page 125: Index

    Index Accessories and supplies ......ii Envelopes ......13 ADF (automatic document feeder) Error messages on LCD ......53 using .............23 No Paper ..........55 Apple Macintosh Out of Memory ........56 See Software User's Guide. Print Unable XX ........56 Scan Unable XX ........

  • Page 126

    Network Replacing printing drum unit ..........47 See Network User's Guide. toner cartridge ........39 scanning Resolution See Software User's Guide. copy ............ 106 Network connectivity ......113 print ............ 108 Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE scan ............ 107 See Software User's Guide. See also Help in the Nuance™...

  • Page 127

    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...

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    a brother printer is freezing printed during the working