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USER'S GUIDE
DCP-385C
DCP-383C
DCP-387C
DCP-585CW
Version 0
UK/IRE/GEN/SAF

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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-385C DCP-383C DCP-387C DCP-585CW Version 0 UK/IRE/GEN/SAF...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Compilation and Publication Notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 4 EC Declaration of Conformity under the R & TTE Directive...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide ......2 Viewing Documentation...................2 ® Accessing Brother Support (For Windows ) ............5 Control panel overview ..................6 LCD display indications ...................7 Basic Operations .....................7 Warning LED indications .................8...
  • Page 6 Section II Copy Making copies How to copy ......................26 Making a single copy ..................26 Making multiple copies ..................26 Stop copying....................26 Copy options......................26 Changing copy speed and quality ..............27 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ............27 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (Page Layout) ..........28 Adjusting Brightness and Contrast ...............29 Paper options ....................30 Book Copy .....................30...
  • Page 7 PhotoCapture Center™ print settings..............45 Print Speed and Quality.................46 Paper options ....................46 Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour............47 Cropping ......................48 Borderless printing..................48 Date Print.......................48 Setting your changes as a new default............49 Restoring all settings to the factory settings ..........49 Scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive ..........49 Entering Scan mode ..................49 How to scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive......50 How to set new default ..................51...
  • Page 8 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting ....................67 If you are having difficulty with your machine ..........67 Error and Maintenance messages...............72 Error animation ....................75 Printer jam or paper jam ................75 Routine maintenance...................77 Replacing the ink cartridges ................77 Cleaning the outside of the machine .............80 Cleaning the scanner glass ................80 Cleaning the machine printer platen ..............81 Cleaning the paper pick-up roller..............81...
  • Page 9 Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General setup...
  • Page 10: General Information

    Using the Accessing the documentation Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Guide Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. This User’s Guide does not contain all the Symbols and conventions...
  • Page 11 This format is recommended for setup please see the Network User’s Guide. printing the manuals. Click to go to the Brother Solutions Center, where you can view or download the PDF documents. (Internet access and PDF Reader software are required.)
  • Page 12: Viewing Documentation

    There are several ways you can scan documents. You can find the instructions as ® Turn on your Macintosh . Insert the follows: Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Software User’s Guide drive. The following window will appear. ® Scanning (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ®...
  • Page 13: Accessing Brother Support (for Windows ® )

    To access our web site (http://www.brother.com), click Brother Home Page. For the latest news and product support information (http://solutions.brother.com), click Brother Solutions Center. To visit our web site for original Brother Supplies (http://www.brother.com/original/), click Supplies Information. To access the Brother CreativeCenter (http://www.brother.com/creativecenter/)
  • Page 14: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview The DCP-385C, DCP-383C, DCP-387C and DCP-585CW have the same control panel keys. Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce Enlarge/Reduce 100% 100% Ratio: Ratio: Paper Paper Type Plain Paper Plain Paper Mem. Mem. Mem. 1 LCD (liquid crystal display) 4 Start keys: Displays messages on the screen to help you Colour Start...
  • Page 15: Lcd Display Indications

    General Information Basic Operations 7 Ink Management Lets you clean the print head, check the print quality, and check the available ink volume. The following steps show how to change a setting in the machine. In this example the 8 Mode keys: Paper Type setting is changed from Scan Plain Paper to Inkjet Paper.
  • Page 16: Warning Led Indications

    Chapter 1 Warning LED indications The Warning LED (light emitting diode) is a light that shows the status of the machine, as shown in the table. Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce Enlarge/Reduce 100% 100% Ratio: Ratio: Paper Paper Type Plain Paper Plain Paper Mem.
  • Page 17: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading paper and With both hands, gently press and slide the paper side guides (1) and then the other print media paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size. Make sure that the triangular marks (3) on the paper side guides (1) Note and paper length guide (2) line up with To print on 10 x 15 cm or Photo L paper,...
  • Page 18 Chapter 2 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid Gently adjust the paper side guides (1) paper jams and misfeeds. to the paper with both hands. Make sure the paper side guides touch the sides of the paper. Note Always make sure that the paper is not curled.
  • Page 19: Loading Envelopes And Post Cards

    Loading documents and paper Loading envelopes and post Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. cards About envelopes Use envelopes that weigh between 80 to 95 g/m Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application. Make sure you do a test print first before printing many envelopes.
  • Page 20 Chapter 2 How to load envelopes and postcards Put envelopes or post cards in the paper tray with the address side down and the Before loading, press the corners and leading edge (top of the envelopes) in sides of envelopes or post cards to first.
  • Page 21: Loading Photo Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading photo paper If you have problems when printing on envelopes, try the following suggestions: Use the photo paper tray which has been assembled on the top of the paper tray cover Make sure the flap is either to the side of to print on Photo 10 ×...
  • Page 22: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    Chapter 2 Removing small printouts Put the photo paper into the photo paper tray and gently adjust the paper side from the machine guides to the paper. Make sure the paper side guides touch When the machine ejects small paper onto the sides of the paper.
  • Page 23: Printable Area

    Loading documents and paper Printable area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can print in the shaded areas of cut sheet paper when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. ®...
  • Page 24: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) The print quality can be affected by the type If Brother paper is not available in your of paper you use in the machine. country, we recommend testing various To get the best print quality for the settings papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 25 Loading documents and paper Improper Setup DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or irregularly shaped paper 1 2 mm or greater • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper • Paper that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked •...
  • Page 26: Choosing The Right Print Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right print media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Photo Printer Capture 216 × 279 mm (8 1/2 × 11 in.) Cut Sheet Letter 210 × 297 mm (8.3 × 11.7 in.) 216 ×...
  • Page 27 Loading documents and paper Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Thickness No. of sheets Plain Paper 0.08 to 0.15 mm 64 to 120 g/m Sheet Inkjet Paper 0.08 to 0.25 mm 64 to 200 g/m Glossy Paper Up to 220 g/m Up to 0.25 mm Cards Photo Card...
  • Page 28: Loading Documents

    Chapter 2 Loading documents Close the document cover. CAUTION You can make copies and scan from the scanner glass. If you are scanning a book or thick document, DO NOT slam the cover down or Using the scanner glass press on it. You can use the scanner glass to copy or scan pages of a book or one page at a time.
  • Page 29: General Setup

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press a or b to choose Paper Size. Press d or c to choose Plain Paper, Press d or c to choose A4, A5, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, 10x15cm, Letter or Legal. Other Glossy or Transparency. Press OK.
  • Page 30: Sleep Mode

    Chapter 3 Sleep Mode LCD display You can choose how long the machine must Changing LCD language be idle (from 1 to 60 minutes) before it goes into sleep mode. The timer will restart if any You can change the LCD language. operation is carried out on the machine.
  • Page 31: Setting The Backlight Brightness

    General setup Printing Reports Setting the backlight brightness The following reports are available: If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, Help List try changing the brightness setting. A help list showing how to program your machine. Press Menu. User Settings Press a or b to choose Lists your settings.
  • Page 32 Chapter 3...
  • Page 33 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 34: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Copy options You can change the copy settings from the Making a single copy default display. The LCD shows: Load your document. (See Loading documents on page 20.) Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce Enlarge/Reduce 100% 100% Press Mono Start or Colour Start. Ratio: Ratio: Paper...
  • Page 35: Changing Copy Speed And Quality

    Making copies Enlarging or reducing the If you have finished choosing settings, press Mono Start or Colour Start. image copied If you want to choose more settings, press a or b. You can choose an enlargement or reduction ratio.If you choose Fit to Page, your Note machine will adjust the size automatically to the paper size you set.
  • Page 36: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Chapter 4 If you do not want to change additional Note settings, press Mono Start or Watermark Copy, Book Copy and Colour Start. Enlarge/Reduce are not available with Page Layout. Note • Page Layout is not available with Load your document. Enlarge/Reduce.
  • Page 37: Adjusting Brightness And Contrast

    Making copies Adjusting Brightness and Place your document face down in the direction shown below. Contrast 2 in 1 (P) Brightness You can adjust the copy brightness to make 2 in 1 (L) copies darker or lighter. Load your document. Enter the number of copies you want.
  • Page 38: Paper Options

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Do one of the following: Press d or c to choose Plain Paper, If you want to correct the data Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, yourself, press d or c to choose Other Glossy or Transparency. On(Preview).
  • Page 39: Watermark Copy

    Making copies Watermark Copy Using media cards or a USB Flash memory drive data You can place a logo or text into your Load your document. document as a Watermark. You can select one of the template watermarks, data from Enter the number of copies you want.
  • Page 40: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Chapter 4 Setting your changes as a Using a scanned paper document as your watermark new default Enter the number of copies you want. You can save the copy settings for Quality, Enlarge/Reduce, Brightness, Press a or b to choose Contrast and Page Layout that you use Watermark Copy.
  • Page 41: Section Iii Direct Photo Printing

    Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Printing photos from a camera...
  • Page 42: Printing Photos From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    USB Flash memory drive PhotoCapture Center™ Using a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Operations Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) Printing from a memory card for use with the following popular digital camera ® ®...
  • Page 43: Memory Cards Or A Usb Flash Memory Drive Folder Structure

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Memory cards or a USB Flash Please be aware of the following: memory drive folder structure When printing the Print Index or Print Images, the PhotoCapture Center™ will print all valid images, even if one or more Your machine is designed to be compatible images have been corrupted.
  • Page 44: Getting Started

    Chapter 5 Getting started Photo Capture key indications: Firmly put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into the correct slot. Photo Capture light is on, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is correctly inserted. 2 3 4 5 Photo Capture light is off, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is not correctly inserted.
  • Page 45: Entering Photocapture Mode

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Print Images Entering PhotoCapture mode After you insert the memory card or USB View Photo(s) Flash memory drive, press the (Photo Capture) key to illuminate it in You can preview your photos on the LCD blue and display the PhotoCapture options on before you print them.
  • Page 46: Print Index (thumbnails)

    No.3, and so on). If you chose Paper Type, press d or c to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71 or Other Glossy. Press OK. If you chose Paper Size, press The PhotoCapture Center™ uses these d or c to choose the paper size you numbers to identify each picture.
  • Page 47: Enhance Photos

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Auto Correct Repeat step d until you have entered all the image numbers that you want to Auto Correct is available for most photos. The print. machine decides the suitable effect for your (For example, enter 1, OK, 3, OK, 6, OK photo.
  • Page 48 Chapter 5 Enhance Skin-Tone Enhance Scenery Enhance Skin-Tone is best used for adjusting Enhance Scenery is best used for adjusting portrait photographs. It detects human skin landscape photographs. It highlights green colour in your photos and adjusts the image. and blue areas in your photo, so that the landscape looks more sharp and vivid.
  • Page 49 Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Remove Red-Eye Monochrome The machine detects eyes in your photos and You can convert your photo to monochrome. will attempt to remove red-eye from your Make sure you have put a memory card photo.
  • Page 50: Search By Date

    Chapter 5 Search by Date Sepia You can convert the colour of your photo to You can find your photos based on date. sepia. Make sure you have put a memory card Make sure you have put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive in the or USB Flash memory drive in the correct slot.
  • Page 51: Print All Photos

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Print All Photos Slide show You can print all the photos on your memory You can view all your photos on the LCD card or USB Flash memory drive. using Slide show.
  • Page 52: Trimming

    Chapter 5 Trimming DPOF printing You can trim your photo and print a part of the DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. image. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Note Film Co. Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial If your photo is very small or has irregular Co.
  • Page 53: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    Page — Print Quality Normal/Photo (Not available for DPOF printing) — Paper Type Other Glossy/Plain Paper/ Inkjet Paper/Brother BP71 (When A4 or Letter is chosen) Paper Size 10x15cm/13x18cm/A4/Letter Max. Size 8 x 10cm 9 x 13cm 10x15cm 13x18cm 15 x 20cm —...
  • Page 54: Print Speed And Quality

    10x15cm Paper Type Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press d or c to choose the paper type you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71 or Other Glossy. 13x18cm 15 x 20cm Max. Size Press OK.
  • Page 55: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Adjusting Brightness, Press a or b to choose White Balance, Sharpness or Contrast and Colour Color Density. Press d or c to adjust the degree of the Brightness setting. Press OK.
  • Page 56: Cropping

    Chapter 5 Cropping Borderless printing If your photo is too long or wide to fit the This feature expands the printable area to the available space on your chosen layout, part edges of the paper. Printing time will be of the image will automatically be cropped. slightly slower.
  • Page 57: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Scan to a memory card Setting your changes as a new default or USB Flash memory drive You can save the print settings you use most often by setting them as the default settings. These settings will stay until you change Entering Scan mode them again.
  • Page 58: How To Scan To A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Chapter 5 How to scan to a memory card Do one of the following. or USB Flash memory drive To change the quality, press a or b to choose Quality. Go to step f. You can scan monochrome and colour Press Mono Start or Colour Start to documents into a memory card or USB Flash start scanning without changing...
  • Page 59: How To Set New Default

    USB Flash memory drive that is not supported has been connected to the USB direct interface. (For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.) This message can also appear if you connect a broken device to the USB direct interface.
  • Page 60: Printing Photos From A Camera

    Plain Paper, Glossy Paper, Inkjet Paper, Printer Settings (Default setting) Layout Borderless: On, Borderless: Off, Printer Settings Your Brother machine supports the (Default setting) PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any DPOF setting PictBridge compatible digital camera.
  • Page 61: Printing Images

    Printing photos from a camera Printing Images DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Note Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Remove any memory cards or USB Flash Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo memory drive from the machine before Film Co.
  • Page 62: Printing Images

    Chapter 6 Understanding the Printing Images Error Messages Note Remove any memory cards or USB Flash Once you are familiar with the types of errors memory drive from the machine before that can occur while you are using PictBridge, connecting a digital camera. you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems.
  • Page 63: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 64: Software And Network Features

    (DCP-585CW only) ® Make sure your Macintosh is turned How to read the HTML User’s Guide on. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. This is a quick reference for using the HTML User’s Guide. Double-click the Documentation icon.
  • Page 65 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 66: A Safety And Legal

    Safety and Legal Choosing a location Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a standard grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10° C and 35° C. WARNING DO NOT put the machine near heaters, air conditioners, refrigerators, medical equipment, chemicals or water.
  • Page 67: To Use The Machine Safely

    Safety and Legal To use the machine safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the inside of the machine, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the electrical socket. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock.
  • Page 68 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the paper tray under the paper tray cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT touch the area shaded in the illustration. Doing this may cause injury. When moving the machine you must lift it from the base, by placing a hand at each side of the unit as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 69 Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 70: Important Safety Instructions

    11 Wait until pages have exited the machine before picking them up. 12 Unplug this product from the power socket and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: If liquid has been spilled into the product.
  • Page 71: Important - For Your Safety

    Safety and Legal IMPORTANT - For your safety To ensure safe operation, the supplied three-pin plug must be inserted only into a standard three- pin electrical socket that is effectively grounded through the normal household wiring. The fact that the equipment operates satisfactorily does not imply that the power is grounded and that the installation is completely safe.
  • Page 72: Eu Directive 2002/96/ec And En50419

    The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR Program is to promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets ® the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 73: Legal Limitations For Copying

    Safety and Legal Legal limitations for copying It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete list. We suggest you check with relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document.
  • Page 74: Trademarks

    Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © 2008 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 75: Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved 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 76 Make sure that your ink cartridges are fresh. The following may cause ink to clog: The expiration date written on the cartridge package has passed. (Brother Original cartridge stay usable for up to two years if kept in their original packaging.) The ink cartridge was in your machine over six months.
  • Page 77: Copying Difficulties

    Enhancement will not work. Use at least 24 bit colour data with the Colour Enhancement feature. Photo paper does not feed When you print on Brother Photo paper, load one extra sheet of the same photo properly. paper in the paper tray. An extra sheet has been included in the paper package for this purpose.
  • Page 78: Software Difficulties

    Quick Setup Guide. Also, before you start FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must make sure your Brother machine is turned On and connected to your computer. This will allow you to access all the functions of FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 79: Network Difficulties

    For Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista users, see Firewall settings in the Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. Your computer cannot find your ® <Windows users> machine.
  • Page 80: Error And Maintenance Messages

    The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. You can correct most errors and routine maintenance by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. Error Message...
  • Page 81 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Error Message Cause Action The scanner cover is not closed Lift the scanner cover and then close it Cover is Open completely. again. The ink cartridge cover is not Firmly close the ink cartridge cover until it completely closed.
  • Page 82 Device. to the USB direct interface. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com Paper is not the correct size. Check that the machine's "Paper Size" Wrong Paper Size setting matches the size of paper in the...
  • Page 83: Error Animation

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Error animation Reset the machine by lifting the scanner cover from the front of the machine and then close it. Error animation displays step-by-step instructions when paper gets jammed or ink If you cannot remove the jammed cartridges become empty.
  • Page 84 Close the Jam Clear Cover. Note Make sure the cover is closed properly. • If the paper is jammed under the print head, unplug the machine from the power source, and then move the print head to take out the paper. •...
  • Page 85: Routine Maintenance

    Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance and reliability if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used.
  • Page 86 Press the lock release lever as shown to Turn the green knob on the protective release the cartridge indicated on the yellow cap clockwise until it clicks to LCD. Remove the cartridge from the release the vacuum seal, then remove machine.
  • Page 87 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Gently push the ink cartridge until it CAUTION clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover. DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do not need to replace them. If you do so, it may reduce the ink quantity and the machine will not know the quantity of ink left in the cartridge.
  • Page 88: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Cleaning the outside of the Wipe the inside and outside of the paper tray with a soft cloth to remove dust. machine CAUTION Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the outside surface of the machine.
  • Page 89: Cleaning The Machine Printer Platen

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Cleaning the machine printer Cleaning the paper pick-up platen roller Pull the paper tray completely out of the WARNING machine. Be sure to unplug the machine from the Unplug the machine from the electrical electrical socket before cleaning the printer socket and open the Jam Clear platen (1).
  • Page 90: Cleaning The Print Head

    Press + (Yes) or - (No). times and the print has not improved, try The LCD asks you if you want to start installing a new genuine Brother Branded cleaning. replacement cartridge for each problem color. Try cleaning the print head again up Press + (Yes).
  • Page 91: Checking The Print Alignment

    Press Mono Start or Colour Start. new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, The machine starts printing the call your Brother dealer. Alignment Check Sheet. CAUTION Check the 600 dpi and 1200 dpi test prints to see if number 5 most closely DO NOT touch the print head.
  • Page 92: Checking The Ink Volume

    Packing and shipping Checking the ink volume the machine You can check the ink that is left in the cartridge. When you transport the machine, use the Press Ink Management. packing materials that came with your machine. Follow the instructions below to Press a or b to choose Ink Volume.
  • Page 93 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Lift the front of the machine and hook CAUTION the long end (1) of the green protective part into the T-shaped hole underneath Make sure that the plastic tabs on both the machine. Push the forked end (2) sides of the green protective part (1) have onto the top of the paper tray.
  • Page 94 Wrap the machine in the bag and put it in the original carton with the original packing material. Pack the printed materials in the original carton as shown below. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Close the carton and tape it shut.
  • Page 95: C Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen Mode and menu keys programming Your machine is designed to be easy to Access the main menu, operate with LCD on-screen programming PhotoCapture menu or using the menu keys. User-friendly Scan menu. programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine has to offer.
  • Page 96: Menu Table

    Descriptions Page — Sets the type of paper in the General Setup Paper Type Plain Paper* paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Other Glossy Transparency — Sets the size of the paper in Paper Size Letter the paper tray. Legal...
  • Page 97 Menu and Features Network menu (DCP-585CW only) Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Chooses the Network Wired LAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* BOOT method Static that best suits your needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP IP Address address. [000-255].
  • Page 98 Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions — Chooses the Network Wired LAN Ethernet Auto* Ethernet link (Continued) (Continued) 100B-FD mode. 100B-HD 10B-FD 10B-HD Chooses the WLAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* BOOT method Static that best suits your needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255].
  • Page 99 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Automatically Network WLAN TCP/IP APIPA allocates the IP (Continued) (Continued) (Continued) address from the link-local address range. — — You can Setup Wizard configure your print server. — — You can easily SES/WPS/AOSS configure your wireless network...
  • Page 100 Menu ( ) (continued) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — You can print these lists Print Reports Help List and reports. — — User Settings Network Config — — — — Lets you check the serial Machine Info. Serial No.
  • Page 101 Page — — Choose the paper type that Paper Type Plain Paper* matches the paper in the Inkjet Paper tray. Brother BP71 Other Glossy Transparency — — Choose the paper size that Paper Size matches the paper in the tray.
  • Page 102 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — You can place a logo or text Watermark Copy Watermark Copy into your document as a Off* Watermark. (If you choose On, see the watermark copy settings in the following table.) — — Current Setting —...
  • Page 103 Menu and Features Watermark Copy Settings Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — Places a text into your Template Text CONFIDENTIAL* document as a Watermark DRAFT using a template. COPY Position Pattern Size Small Medium* Large Angle -90° -45°* 0° 45°...
  • Page 104 Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page (Select image Places a logo or text into Media Position from media) your document as a Watermark using an image from removable media. Pattern Size Small Medium* Large Angle -90° -45°* 0° 45° 90° Transparency —...
  • Page 105 You can print a thumbnail Print Index Layout Format 6 Images/Line* page. 5 Images/Line Paper Type Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Other Glossy Paper Size Letter — — See the print You can print an individual Print Photos settings in the image.
  • Page 106: Print Settings

    Normal (Not available for Photo* DPOF printing) — — Choose the paper type. Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Other Glossy* (When A4 or — Choose the paper and print Paper Size 10x15cm* Letter is chosen) size. 13x18cm...
  • Page 107 Menu and Features Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — — Crops the image around the Cropping margin to fit the paper size or print size. Turn this feature off if you want to print whole images or prevent unwanted cropping.
  • Page 108 Scan ( Level 1 Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Descriptions Page — — — You can scan a monochrome Scan to E-mail or a colour document into Software your E-mail application. User's Guide — — — You can scan a colour picture Scan to Image on the into your graphics...
  • Page 109: D Specifications

    Specifications General Printer Type Inkjet Piezo with 94 × 1 nozzle Print Method Black: Piezo with 94 × 3 nozzles Colour: Memory Capacity (DCP-385C, DCP-383C and DCP-387C) 32 MB (DCP-585CW) 40 MB LCD (liquid crystal display) Wide 3.3 in. (83.8 mm) Color LCD Power Source AC 220 to 240V 50/60Hz Power Consumption...
  • Page 110 Dimensions (DCP-385C, DCP-383C, DCP-387C and DCP-585CW) 150 mm 390 mm 365 mm 360 mm 450 mm Weight (DCP-385C, DCP-383C and DCP-387C) 7.2 kg (DCP-585CW) 7.2 kg Noise Operating: m = 50 dB or less Noise per ISO9296 Operating: d = 64.3 dB(A) (Mono) d = 61.6 dB(A) (Colour) Office equipment with L d>63.0 dB(A) is not...
  • Page 111: Print Media

    Specifications Print media Paper Input Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper transparencies and envelopes Paper size: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo 2L, Index card and Post card Width: 89 mm (3.5 in.) - 216 mm (8.5 in.) Length: 127 mm (5.0 in.) - 356 mm (14.0 in.) For more details, see Paper weight, thickness and...
  • Page 112: Copy

    Copy Colour/Monochrome Yes/Yes Document Size Scanner Glass Width: Max. 215.9 mm Scanner Glass Length: Max. 297 mm Copy Width: Max. 210 mm Multiple Copies Stacks up to 99 pages Enlarge/Reduce 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) Resolution (Monochrome) Scans up to 1200×1200 dpi Prints up to 1200×1200 dpi (Colour) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi...
  • Page 113: Photocapture Center

    Specifications PhotoCapture Center™ ® Compatible Media CompactFlash (Type I only) (Microdrive™ is not compatible) (Compact I/O cards such as Compact LAN card and Compact Modem card are not supported.) ® Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™ Memory Stick Duo™ with adapter Memory Stick Micro (M2) with adapter SDHC microSD with adapter...
  • Page 114: Pictbridge

    PictBridge Compatibility Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001. Visit http://www.cipa.jp/pictbridge for more information. Interface USB direct interface...
  • Page 115: Scanner

    XP Professional, and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows XP and Windows Vista (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be chosen by using the Brother scanner utility)
  • Page 116: Printer

    ® Edition/Windows Vista driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode ® Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater: Brother Ink Driver Up to 1200 × 6000 dpi Resolution 1200 × 2400 dpi 1200 × 1200 dpi 600 × 1200 dpi 600 × 600 dpi 600 ×...
  • Page 117: Interfaces

    Specifications Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 2.0 m. LAN cable (DCP-585CW only) Ethernet UTP cable category 5 or greater. Wireless LAN (DCP-585CW Your machine supports IEEE 802.11b/g wireless only) communication with your wireless LAN using Infrastructure mode or a wireless Peer-to-Peer connection in Ad-hoc Mode.
  • Page 118: Computer Requirements

    For the latest driver updates, visit Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. http://solutions.brother.com/ For WIA, 1200 x 1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to All trademarks, brand and product names are 19200 x 19200 dpi. property of their respective companies.
  • Page 119: Consumable Items

    LC1100M Black - Approximately 450 pages Yellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 325 pages For more information about the replacement consumables, visit us at http://www.brother.com/pageyield. Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother.
  • Page 120: Network (lan) (dcp-585cw Only)

    Yes (simple setup with your Wi-Fi Protected Setup™-capable access point/router) See the Computer Requirements chart on page 110. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 121: Wireless One-push Configuration

    Specifications Wireless one-push configuration If your wireless access point supports either SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (PBC ) or AOSS™, you can configure the machine easily without a computer. By pushing a button on the wireless LAN router / access point and the machine, you can set up the wireless network and security settings.
  • Page 122: E Glossary

    Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. Brightness PhotoCapture Center™ Changing the Brightness makes the whole Allows you to print digital photos from your image lighter or darker.
  • Page 123: Index

    Index ® ® Apple Macintosh Envelopes ......11 See Software User's Guide on the Error messages on LCD ......72 CD-ROM........... B&W Print Only ........72 Cannot Print ......... 72 Ink Low ..........73 No Cartridge ......... 73 Cleaning No Paper Fed ........
  • Page 124 from PC See Software User's Guide on the ® CD-ROM..........Macintosh Memory Stick Pro™ ......34 See Software User's Guide on the ® Memory Stick ........34 CD-ROM........... Photo Effects Maintenance, routine Auto Correct ........39 replacing ink cartridges ......77 Enhance Scenery ......
  • Page 125 Reducing copies ........27 Reports Help List ..........23 how to print ...........23 User Settings ........23 Resolution copy ............104 print .............108 scan ............107 Safety Instructions ........62 Scannable area ........20 Scanner glass cleaning ..........80 using .............20 Scanning See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 126 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries.

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  • Jhe Aug 07, 2014 01:29:
    We convert our ink and it shown close ink cover what will i do please help. thank you