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MFC-885CW
Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the software.
Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure and installation instructions.
Installing the Driver & Software
Keep this Quick Setup Guide, the User's Guide and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for
quick and easy reference at all times.
STEP 1
Setting Up the Machine
STEP 2
Setup is Complete!

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  • Page 1 MFC-885CW Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the software. Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure and installation instructions. STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software Setup is Complete! Keep this Quick Setup Guide, the User’s Guide and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy reference at all times.
  • Page 2: Symbols Used In This Guide

    Symbols used in this guide Caution Improper Setup Warning Warnings tell you what to do to prevent Cautions specify procedures you must Improper Setup icons alert you to possible personal injury. follow or avoid to prevent possible devices and operations that are not damage to the machine or other objects.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Carton components ............................3 Control panel..............................4 STEP 1 – Setting Up the Machine Removing the protective parts ........................5 Loading paper .............................. 5 Connecting the power cord and telephone line .................... 7 Installing the ink cartridges........................... 8 Print quality check ............................
  • Page 4 For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Windows users) ..................... 51 Installing the BRAdmin Light configuration utility .................. 51 Setting your IP address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Light ........51 ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Mac OS X users)....................
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting Started Carton components Carton components may vary from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the carton in case for any reason you must ship your machine. Quick Setup Guide CD-ROM User’s Guides Telephone Line Cord Test Sheet (USA only) Accessory Order Form Battery and Battery Cover Cordless Handset...
  • Page 6: Control Panel

    Getting Started Control panel Mem. Mem. Mem. 12:45 12:45 12:45 1 Dial Pad 7 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) 2 Telephone keys 8 Ink key 3 Mode keys 9 Fax Preview key 4 Menu keys 10 Microphone 5 Start keys 11 On/Off key 6 Stop/Exit key 12 Message Center keys For the details of the control panel, see Control panel overview in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 7: Step 1 Setting Up The Machine

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Removing the protective Loading paper parts You can load up to 100 sheets of 20 lb (80 Remove the protective tape and film covering ) paper. the scanner glass. For details, see Acceptable paper and other media in Chapter 2 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 8 STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Gently adjust the paper side guides with both and misfeeds. hands to fit the paper. Make sure that the paper side guides and paper length guide touch the edges of the paper.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Power Cord And Telephone Line

    Setting Up the Machine Connect the telephone line cord. Connect one While holding the paper tray in place, pull out end of the telephone line cord to the jack on the the paper support until it clicks, and then machine marked LINE and the other end to a unfold the paper support flap modular wall jack.
  • Page 10: Installing The Ink Cartridges

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Pull all the lock release levers down and Note remove the yellow protective part (1). If you are sharing one telephone line with an external telephone answering machine, connect it as shown below. Set the receive mode to ‘Manual’ if you have an external answering machine.
  • Page 11 Setting Up the Machine Lift each lock release lever and gently push it until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge Improper Setup cover. DO NOT touch the area shown in the illustration below. Note If the protective yellow cap comes off when you Note open the bag, the cartridge will not be damaged.
  • Page 12: Print Quality Check

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Caution Print quality check • 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 Make sure A4, Letter or Legal size paper is quantity of ink left in the cartridge.
  • Page 13: Choosing Your Language (canada Only)

    Setting Up the Machine The LCD asks you if the print quality is OK for Setting the LCD contrast black and color. Press 1 (Yes) or 2 (No) on the dial pad. You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and Black OK? more vivid display.
  • Page 14: Setting Your Station Id

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Enter the two digits for the month on the dial Setting your station ID pad, and then press OK. Date&Time You should store your name and fax number to be Month: printed on all fax pages that you send. Press Menu.
  • Page 15: Setting Tone Or Pulse Dialing Mode

    Setting Up the Machine Press Stop/Exit. Setting tone or pulse dialing mode Note If you make a mistake and want to start again, press Stop/Exit and go back to step 1. Your machine comes set for Tone dialing service. If you have Pulse dialing service (rotary), you need to change the dialing mode.
  • Page 16: Choosing A Receive Mode

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Press Menu. Choosing a Receive Mode Press a or b to choose Initial Setup. Press OK. There are three possible receive modes: Fax Only, Fax/Tel and Manual. Press a or b to choose Receive Mode. Press to choose the mode.
  • Page 17: Setting Up The Message Center

    Setting Up the Machine Put the sheet face down in the ADF (Automatic Setting up the Message Document Feeder) or the scanner glass. Center You must record an outgoing message in order to use the Message Center mode. Record the Message Center outgoing message (Msg Ctr OGM).
  • Page 18: Installing The Battery

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Installing the battery Charging the battery Insert the connector (1) of the battery (2) in the Place the cordless handset on the cradle with direction shown below. the dial pad facing forward. Note If your battery charge level is getting low, you should charge the battery.
  • Page 19: Choosing Your Language On The Cordless Handset (canada Only)

    Setting Up the Machine Choosing your language on Positioning the antenna on the cordless handset the base unit (Canada only) Move the antenna to the up position as shown You can change the LCD language. below. Press Menu/OK. Press a or b to choose Select Language. Press Menu/OK.
  • Page 20 Supplied CD-ROM ‘MFL-Pro Suite’ Supplied CD-ROM ‘MFL-Pro Suite’ ® ® Windows Macintosh Install MFL-Pro Suite Start Here OSX You can install the MFL-Pro Suite software and You can install the MFL-Pro Suite that includes the multifunction drivers. printer driver, scanner driver, Brother ControlCenter2 ®...
  • Page 21: Step 2 Installing The Driver & Software

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface. For the latest drivers, documentation, and to find the best solution for your problem, access the Brother Solution Center directly from the CD-ROM / Driver or visit http://solutions.brother.com. ®...
  • Page 22: Windows

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For USB Interface Users ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Important Install MFL-Pro Suite. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine pages 5 through 15.
  • Page 23 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows After reading and accepting the ScanSoft™ Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both PaperPort™ 11SE License Agreement, click sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover Yes. until it locks securely into the open position. The installation of ScanSoft™...
  • Page 24 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Click Finish to restart your computer. Lift the scanner cover to release the lock After restarting the computer, you must be Gently push the scanner cover support logged on with Administrator rights. down and close the scanner cover Note...
  • Page 25: Installing Facefilter Studio

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Installing FaceFilter Studio FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement. Important Before you launch FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must confirm MFL-Pro Suite is...
  • Page 26: For Wired Network Interface Users (for Windows ® 2000 Professional/xp/xp Professional X64 Edition/windows Vista™)

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Wired Network Interface Users ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) Insert the network cable into the LAN socket Important marked with a symbol. You will find the Make sure that you have finished the LAN socket inside the machine on the left as instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the...
  • Page 27 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Lift the scanner cover to release the lock drive. If the model name screen appears, Gently push the scanner cover support choose your machine. If the language screen down and close the scanner cover appears, choose your language.
  • Page 28 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Choose Wired Network Connection, and ® If you are not using the Windows Firewall, see then click Next. the User’s Guide for your software for information on how to add the following network ports. For network scanning, add UDP port 54925.
  • Page 29: Installing Facefilter Studio

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Installing FaceFilter Studio Note For Windows Vista™, when this screen appears, click the check box and click Install to complete FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo the installation properly. printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement.
  • Page 30: For Wireless Network Interface Users

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Wireless Network Interface Users ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™) in infrastructure mode Connecting your wireless machine and wireless network together and installing the printer driver in infrastructure mode First you must configure the wireless network settings of your machine to communicate with your network access point (router).
  • Page 31 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Confirm your network environment The setup process will be different depending on your network environment. Installation using SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ If your wireless access point (A) supports SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™, you do not need to use a computer to configure the machine.
  • Page 32: Using The Secureeasysetup™ Or Aoss™ Software To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Using the SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ software to configure your machine for a wireless network Turn on the machine by connecting the power Important cord. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 5 through 15.
  • Page 33 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows The wireless network connection status using the SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ software will be displayed: Connecting WLAN, Setting AOSS or Connecting AOSS. Wait till either Connected or Connection Error (Connection Fail) is displayed. Connected is displayed when the print server is successfully connected to your router or access point.
  • Page 34: Using The Setup Wizard From The Control Panel Lan Menu For Wireless Network Configuration

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Using the Setup Wizard from the control panel LAN menu for wireless network configuration Turn on the machine by connecting the power Important cord. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 5 through 15.
  • Page 35 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Enter the SSID you wrote down in step 1 using Most access points and routers can store the dial pad to choose each letter or number. more than one key, but they will only use You can use the keys to move the one at any time for authentication and...
  • Page 36 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Note Note • The supplied CD-ROM includes ScanSoft™ • If this screen appears, click OK and restart your PaperPort™ 11SE. This software supports computer. ® Windows 2000 (SP4 or greater), XP (SP2 or •...
  • Page 37 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows After reading and accepting the ScanSoft™ Note PaperPort™ 11SE License Agreement, click • If the machine is configured for your network, Yes. choose the machine from the list, and then click Next. This window will not appear if there is only one machine connected on the network, it will be chosen automatically.
  • Page 38: Installing Facefilter Studio

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows Installing FaceFilter Studio Note For Windows Vista™, when this screen appears, click the check box and click Install to complete FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo the installation properly. printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data and add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement.
  • Page 39: Macintosh

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For USB Interface Users ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) Carefully route the USB cable through the Important trench and out the back of the machine as Make sure that you have finished the shown below and connect the cable to your ®...
  • Page 40 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Turn on the machine by connecting the power The Brother software will search for the Brother cord. device. During this time the following screen will appear. When this screen appears, click OK. ®...
  • Page 41 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Click Print Center, then Quit Print Center. The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, scanner driver and Brother ControlCenter2 have been installed and the installation is now complete. ® ® To install Presto! PageManager , double- click the Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 42: 10.2.4 Or Greater)

    STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For Wired Network Interface Users ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) Carefully route the network cable through the Important trench and out the back of the machine. Make sure that you have finished the Then, connect the cable to your network.
  • Page 43 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh The Brother software will search for the Brother device. During this time the following screen Improper Setup will appear. If you have previously set up your machine for a wireless network and then want to set it up on a wired network, you should check that the machine’s Network I/F is Wired LAN.
  • Page 44 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh ® ® To install Presto! PageManager , double- ® For Mac OS X 10.3.x or greater users: click the Presto! PageManager icon and The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, follow the on-screen instructions. scanner driver and Brother ControlCenter2 have been installed and the installation is now complete.
  • Page 45: For Wireless Network Interface Users(for Mac Os ® X 10.2.4 Or Greater) In Infrastructure Mode

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For Wireless Network Interface Users ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) in infrastructure mode Connecting your wireless machine and wireless network together and installing the printer driver in infrastructure mode First you must configure the wireless network settings of your machine to communicate with your network access point (router).
  • Page 46 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Confirm your network environment The setup process will be different depending on your network environment. Installation using SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ If your wireless access point (A) supports SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™, you do not need to use a computer to configure the machine.
  • Page 47: Using The Secureeasysetup™ Or Aoss™ Software To Configure Your Machine For A Wireless Network

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Using the SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ software to configure your machine for a wireless network Turn on the machine by connecting the power Important cord. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 5 through 15.
  • Page 48 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh The wireless network connection status using the SecureEasySetup™ or AOSS™ software will be displayed: Connecting WLAN, Setting AOSS or Connecting AOSS. Wait till either Connected or Connection Error (Connection Fail) is displayed.
  • Page 49: Using The Setup Wizard From The Control Panel Lan Menu For Wireless Network Configuration

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Using the Setup Wizard from the control panel LAN menu for wireless network configuration Turn on the machine by connecting the power Important cord. Make sure that you have finished the instructions from STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine on pages 5 through 15.
  • Page 50 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh Most access points and routers can store Enter the SSID you wrote down in step 1 using more than one key, but they will only use the dial pad to choose each letter or number. one at any time for authentication and You can use the keys to move the...
  • Page 51 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh The Brother software will search for the Brother Note device. During this time the following screen ® • For Mac OS X 10.2.0 to 10.2.3 users, upgrade to will appear. ® Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater.
  • Page 52 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh When this screen appears, click OK. Click Print Center, then Quit Print Center. ® For Mac OS X 10.3.x or greater users: The MFL-Pro Suite, Brother printer driver, scanner driver and Brother ControlCenter2 have been installed and the installation is now complete.
  • Page 53: For Network Users

    For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Windows users) BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address. For more information on BRAdmin Light, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 54: Bradmin Light Utility (for Mac Os ® X Users)

    For Network Users ® BRAdmin Light utility (For Mac OS X users) BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. It also can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address from a ®...
  • Page 55: Restoring The Network Settings To Factory Default

    For Network Users Restoring the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except power cable).
  • Page 56: Entering Text For Wireless Settings

    For Network Users Entering Text for Wireless Settings Most number keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters. By pressing the proper number key repeatedly, you can access the character you want. For configuring wireless network settings Press Three...
  • Page 57: Installing Facefilter Studio Help

    Installing FaceFilter Studio Help Instructions on how to install FaceFilter Studio Help ® (For Windows users) To get instructions on how to use FaceFilter Studio, download and install FaceFilter Studio Help. Your computer must be connected to the internet. Installing FaceFilter Studio Help To run FaceFilter Studio, go to Start/All Programs/FaceFilter Studio/ FaceFilter Studio in the Start menu.
  • Page 58: Consumables

    Consumables Replacement consumables When the time comes to replace ink cartridges, an error message will be indicated on the LCD. For more information about the ink cartridges for your machine, visit http://solutions.brother.com or contact your local Brother re-seller. Ink cartridge Black Yellow Cyan...
  • Page 59 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. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 60 USA/CAN...

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