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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Before using this machine for the first time, read this Quick Setup Guide to setup and install your machine.
To view the Quick Setup Guide in other languages, please visit http://solutions.brother.com/.
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Unpack the machine and check the components

WARNING
• Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine. Plastic bags are not toys. To avoid danger of
suffocation, please keep these bags away from babies and children and dispose of them properly.
Note
• Keep a minimum gap around the machine as shown in the illustration.
• We recommend that you save the original packaging.
• The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
• If for any reason you must ship your machine, carefully repack the machine in the original packaging to
avoid any damage during transit. The machine should be adequately insured with the carrier. How to repack
the machine, see Packing and shipping the machine in the User's Guide.
• The interface cable is not a standard accessory. Buy the appropriate interface cable for the interface you
want to use (USB or Network).
USB cable
It is recommended to use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 2 meters (6 feet) long.
Network cable
Use a straight-through Category5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet Network.
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may
result in minor or moderate injuries.
Quick Setup Guide
AC Power Cord
100mm(4 in.)
100mm
100mm
(4 in.)
(4 in.)
HL-2270DW
Safety and Legal
Booklet
Installation CD-ROM(s)
Drum Unit and Toner Cartridge Assembly
(pre_installed)
120mm
(4.72 in.)
Documentation/
ENG Version 0
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  • Page 1 Quick Setup Guide Start Here HL-2270DW Before using this machine for the first time, read this Quick Setup Guide to setup and install your machine. To view the Quick Setup Guide in other languages, please visit http://solutions.brother.com/. WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injuries.
  • Page 2 Remove the packing Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. material from the machine IMPORTANT DO NOT connect the AC power cord yet. Remove the packing tape from the outside of the machine and the silica gel pack from the face-down output tray.
  • Page 3 Put paper in the tray and make sure: Load paper in the paper The paper is below the maximum paper mark (b b b). tray Over filling the paper tray will cause paper jams. Pull the paper tray completely out of the The side to be printed on must be face down.
  • Page 4: Print A Test Page

    Print a test page IMPORTANT DO NOT connect the interface cable yet. Connect the AC power cord to the machine and then connect it to an AC power outlet. Turn on the machine power switch. After the machine has finished warming up, the Ready LED stops blinking and stays green.
  • Page 5 Choose your connection type For USB Interface Users ® Windows , go to page 6 Macintosh, go to page 7 For Wired Network ® Windows , go to page 8 Macintosh, go to page 12 For Wireless Network ® Windows and Macintosh, go to page 14 Note...
  • Page 6: Before You Install

    ® Windows ® For USB Interface Cable Users for Windows Note Before you install ® ® For Windows Vista and Windows 7 users, when the User Account Control screen appears, click Allow or Yes. IMPORTANT Follow the on-screen instructions until this screen appears.
  • Page 7: Install The Printer Driver

    Macintosh For USB Interface Cable Users for Macintosh Before you install Install the printer driver Put the installation CD-ROM into your IMPORTANT CD-ROM drive. • For the latest drivers and information on the Double-click the Start Here OSX icon. Follow Mac OS X you are using, visit the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 8 Wired Network ® Windows ® For Wired Network Cable Users for Windows (For Peer-to-Peer network users) Connect the network cable to the LAN Before you install connector marked with a symbol and then connect it to a free port on your hub. TCP/IP TCP/IP Router...
  • Page 9 Wired Network ® Windows Note Install the printer driver • If you use a specified IP Address for the machine, you must set the Boot Method to Static by using the BRAdmin Light. For more information, See Changing your machine’s Put the installation CD-ROM into your network settings in the Network User’s Guide.
  • Page 10 Wired Network ® Windows ® For Wired Network Cable Users for Windows (For shared network users) Before you install Install the printer driver Put the installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If prompted, select your model and language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), TCP/IP double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then...
  • Page 11 Wired Network ® Windows Follow the on-screen instructions to complete setup. The installation is now Finish complete. Note • Depending on your security settings, a Windows Security or antivirus software window may appear when using the machine or its software. Please allow or permit the window to continue.
  • Page 12 Wired Network Macintosh For Wired Network Cable Users for Macintosh Before you install Install the printer driver Put the installation CD-ROM into your IMPORTANT CD-ROM drive. • For the latest drivers and information on the Double-click the Start Here OSX icon. Follow Mac OS X you are using, visit the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 13 Wired Network Macintosh When this screen appears, click Next. Note When the Brother Support screen appears, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. The installation is now Finish complete. Note If you use a specified IP Address for the machine, you must set the Boot Method to Static by using the BRAdmin Light.
  • Page 14: Before You Begin

    Ethernet for a faster data transfer or USB for the fastest throughput speed. • Although the Brother HL-2270DW can be used in both a wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a time.
  • Page 15 For Wireless Network Users Confirm your network environment (Infrastructure Mode) The following instructions will offer two methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. Note To setup your machine in any other wireless environment, you can find instructions in the Network User’s Guide.
  • Page 16: Printer Driver

    Wireless Network ® Windows Configuration using the automatic wireless (one-push) method Click Wireless Network Connection and click Configure the wireless Next. settings and install the printer driver Confirm your WLAN access point/router has the Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS™ symbol as shown below.
  • Page 17 Wireless Network ® Windows Press the wireless setup button located at the Click Next. back of the machine for less than 2 seconds as shown in the illustration below. Check the box after you confirm that you have Note completed the wireless settings, and then click Next.
  • Page 18 Wireless Network ® Windows Configuration in Infrastructure mode, temporally using a USB or Ethernet (LAN) cable Choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Configure the wireless Printer, and then click Next. settings and install the printer driver IMPORTANT • You need to temporarily use a USB cable or Ethernet cable during configuration (cable not included).
  • Page 19 Wireless Network ® Windows Choose Temporarily use a USB cable Remove the protective cap from the LAN (Recommended) and then click Next. connector. Temporarily connect the USB cable (not included) directly to the computer and the machine. Temporarily connect the Brother wireless device to your access point using a network cable (not included) and click Next.
  • Page 20 Wireless Network ® Windows If the confirmation screen appears, check the If your network is not configured for box and click Next. When the following screen Authentication and Encryption, the following appears, check Yes if you want to connect with screen will appear.
  • Page 21 Wireless Network ® Windows A wireless LAN report will automatically be (For LAN cable users) printed. Disconnect the network cable between your access point and the machine, and click Next. << WLAN report >> * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * C o n n e c t i o n : O K * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Choose the status as it is shown for the...
  • Page 22 Wireless Network Macintosh Configuration using the automatic wireless (one-push) method Choose Yes, my Access Point supports Configure the wireless WPS or AOSS™ and I want to use them, and then click Next. settings and install the printer driver Confirm your WLAN access point/router has the Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS™...
  • Page 23 Wireless Network Macintosh The machine LED's will indicate the connection Follow the on-screen instructions to complete results. See LED indications when using the setup. one-push wireless setting mode on page 33. Note A WLAN report will automatically be printed. If When the Brother Support screen appears, the connection failed, check the error on the make your selection and follow the on-screen...
  • Page 24 Wireless Network Macintosh Configuration in Infrastructure mode, temporally using a USB or Ethernet (LAN) cable Read the . Check the box Important Notice Configure the wireless after you confirm the SSID and Network Key, and then click settings and install the Next printer driver IMPORTANT...
  • Page 25 Wireless Network Macintosh Choose Temporarily use a Ethernet (LAN) cable and then click Next. Note Remove the protective cap from the LAN • The default node name is “BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx”. connector. • You can find your machine’s MAC Address (Ethernet Address) by printing out the Printer Settings Page.
  • Page 26 Wireless Network Macintosh For USB cable users, go to u. If your network is not configured for For Ethernet cable users, go to r. Authentication and Encryption, the following screen will appear. To continue configuration, click OK and go to p. A wireless LAN report will automatically be printed.
  • Page 27 Wireless Network Macintosh (For USB cable users) Follow the on-screen instructions to complete Disconnect the USB cable between the setup. computer and the machine. Note When the Brother Support screen appears, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. The installation is now Finish complete.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting IMPORTANT Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings. How can I find the wireless settings SSID and Network Key 1) You should see the documentation provided with your WLAN access point/router.
  • Page 29 For Wireless Network Users Error code Recommended Solutions The Authentication/Encryption methods used by the selected WLAN access point/router are not supported by your machine. For infrastructure mode, change the authentication and encryption methods of the WLAN access point/router. Your machine supports the following authentication methods WPA, WPA2, OPEN and Shared key.
  • Page 30 For Wireless Network Users Error code Recommended Solutions The machine cannot detect a WLAN access point/router that has WPS or AOSS™ enabled. If you would like to configure your wireless settings using WPS or AOSS™, you must operate both your machine and the WLAN access point/router. Confirm your WLAN access point/router supports WPS or AOSS™...
  • Page 31: Web Based Management

    For Network Users Web Based Management Reset the network settings to the (web browser) factory default The Brother print server is equipped with a web server You can reset the print server back to its default that allows you to monitor its status or change some factory settings (resetting all information such as the of its configuration settings, using HTTP (Hyper Text password and IP address information).
  • Page 32: Printer Led Indications

    Other Information Printer LED Indications Blinking: OFF: Printer LED SLEEP WARMING UP READY RECEIVING DATA DEEP SLEEP COOLING DOWN DATA REMAINING Toner Drum Error Ready Dimmed Printer LED REPLACE TONER ENDED DRUM END REPLACE TONER LOW DRUM TONER SOON Toner Drum Error Ready...
  • Page 33 Other Information LED indications when using the one-push wireless setting mode LEDs Connecting Connection No Access Setting WLAN Connected Connection error WPS/AOSS™ fail Point Toner Drum Error Ready The LED will blink (turn on for 0.2 seconds and off for 0.1 second). The LED will turn on for 5 minutes.
  • Page 34 Consumables Consumables When the time comes to replace consumable items, an error will be indicated by the LED's on the control panel. For more information about the consumables for your machine, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ or contact your local Brother reseller. Toner cartridge Drum unit For replacing the consumable items, See Replacing consumable items in the User’s Guide.
  • Page 35 Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.