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Software User's Guide
For DCP users; This documentation is for both MFC and DCP models. Where it says 'MFC' in this user's
guide, please read 'MFC' as 'DCP'.
Not all models are available in all countries.
Version B
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  • Page 1 Software User’s Guide For DCP users; This documentation is for both MFC and DCP models. Where it says 'MFC' in this user's guide, please read 'MFC' as 'DCP'. Not all models are available in all countries. Version B...
  • Page 2: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Applicable models This User’s Guide applies to the following models. MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4510DW/J4610DW/J4710DW Definitions of notes We use the following icons throughout this User’s Guide: IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not IMPORTANT avoided, may result in damage to property or loss of product functionality.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents ® Section I Windows Printing Using the Brother printer driver........................2 Features ..............................2 Choosing the right type of paper........................3 Simultaneous printing, scanning and faxing ....................3 Clearing data from the memory .........................3 Status Monitor............................4 Monitoring the machine’s status ......................4 Popup on Error ............................5 Printer driver settings..........................6 Accessing the printer driver settings......................6...
  • Page 4 Scanning a document using the TWAIN driver..................38 Scanning a document into the computer ...................38 Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan................40 Auto Crop ............................41 Settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box..................43 Scanning a document using the WIA driver.....................47 WIA compliant ...........................47 Scanning a document into the computer ...................47 Pre-Scanning and cropping a portion using the scanner glass ............49...
  • Page 5 Accessing Address Book (For MFC models)..................74 Configuring the Scan button settings....................75 Launching the BRAdmin utility......................76 Support tab ..............................78 Opening ControlCenter Help ......................78 Using the Brother Solutions Center ....................78 Accessing the Brother CreativeCenter ....................78 Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode ....................79 ControlCenter4 Features for Advanced Mode users .................80 Scan tab ..............................81 File types ............................82 Document Size ..........................82...
  • Page 6 Entering cover page information......................101 Address Book ............................102 Brother Address Book ........................103 Setting up a member in the Address Book ..................103 Setting up a group for broadcasting ....................104 Editing member information......................104 Deleting a member or group......................104 Exporting the Address Book ......................105 Importing to the Address Book ......................106 PC-FAX receiving ..........................108 Enabling the PC-FAX Receiving software on your machine ............109...
  • Page 7 Scanning Scanning a document using the TWAIN driver..................145 Accessing the TWAIN driver......................145 Scanning an image into your computer ...................146 Pre-Scanning an image ........................146 Scanning a 2-sided document (For MFC-J4710DW) ..............147 Settings in the Scanner window ......................149 Scanning a document using the ICA driver (Mac OS X v10.6.x, 10.7.x) ..........152 Choosing your machine from Print &...
  • Page 8 Using the Scan button over a USB cable connection ................187 Scan to E-mail ..........................188 Scan to Image ..........................189 Scan to OCR ...........................191 Scan to File............................193 Scan to Media..........................196 How to set a new default for Scan to Media ..................199 Network Scanning Before using Network Scanning ......................201 ®...
  • Page 9 Section I ® Windows Printing Scanning ControlCenter4 Remote Setup (For MFC models) Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PhotoCapture Center™ Firewall settings (For Network users)
  • Page 10: Printing

    Printing NOTE ® • The screens in this section are from Windows 7. Screens on your computer may vary depending on your operating system. • If your computer is protected by a firewall, and you are unable to network print, network scan or PC-Fax, ®...
  • Page 11: Choosing The Right Type Of Paper

    Printing Choosing the right type of paper For high quality printing, it is important to choose the right type of paper. Be sure to read Loading paper and Loading documents in the Basic User’s Guide before buying paper, and to determine the printable area depending on the settings in the printer driver.
  • Page 12: Status Monitor

    Printing Status Monitor The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of one or more devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of error messages such as paper empty, paper jam or ink replacement required. You can check the device status at anytime by double-clicking the icon in the tasktray or by choosing Status Monitor located in /All Programs/Brother/MFC-XXXX on your computer.
  • Page 13: Popup On Error

    Printing The red icon indicates an error has occurred. The gray icon indicates the machine is offline. The Status Monitor can be displayed in the tasktray or on the desktop of your computer. Popup on Error Popup on Error lets you know if there is a problem with a device that your computer is monitoring. The default setting is On.
  • Page 14: Printer Driver Settings

    Printing Printer driver settings You can change the following printer settings when you print from your computer:  Media Type  Print Quality  Paper Size  Orientation  2-sided / Booklet  Color / Grayscale  Ink Save Mode ...
  • Page 15: Basic Tab

    Printing Basic tab 1 Media Type drop-down list 2 Slow Drying Paper check box 3 Print Quality drop-down list 4 Paper Size drop-down list 5 Borderless check box 6 Color Mode option 7 Orientation option 8 Copies option 9 Collate check box 10 Reverse Order check box 11 Multiple Page drop-down list 12 Page Order drop-down list...
  • Page 16: Media Type

    Printing 19 Current settings view 20 Print Preview check box Choose your settings for Media Type, Slow Drying Paper and Print Quality. NOTE Check Slow Drying Paper when printing with plain paper on which ink dries slowly. This setting may cause some slight blurring of text.
  • Page 17: Paper Size

    Printing Fast  The fastest print mode and the lowest amount of ink used. Use for printing large volume documents or documents for proofing. Media Type Color/Grayscale Print Quality Selection Color / Grayscale Fast, Normal, Best Plain Paper Inkjet Paper or Color / Grayscale Normal, Photo Brother BP60 Matte Paper...
  • Page 18: Color Mode

    Printing NOTE • Depending on the user defined size, you may only be able to print using the manual feed slot. • The paper orientation (portrait or landscape) varies depending on the paper size. See Basic User’s Guide. To do borderless printing Check the Borderless check box.
  • Page 19: Copies

    Printing NOTE If your application software contains a similar function to this, we recommend you use the one in the application. Copies The Copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed (1 to 999). Collate With Collate checked, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then reprinted according to the number of copies you choose.
  • Page 20: 2-sided / Booklet

    Printing Page Order When the N in 1 option is selected, the Page Order can be selected from the drop-down list. Border Line When the N in 1 option is selected, you can choose to have a solid border, dashed border or no border around each page on the sheet.
  • Page 21: Paper Source (for Mfc-j4610dw/j4710dw)

    Printing • Binding Offset When you check Binding Offset, you can also specify the offset for binding in inches or millimeters. NOTE The Borderless feature is not available for 2-sided printing and booklet printing. Paper Source (For MFC-J4610DW/J4710DW) You can choose Auto Select, Tray1 or Tray2 as Paper Source. If you put one sheet of paper in the manual feed slot, the paper from the slot is automatically chosen.
  • Page 22 Printing 2 Preview Area The Preview Area displays a preview of the print results for the pages chosen in the Page List Area. NOTE • If the Booklet setting was chosen in the Printer driver settings, you cannot use the Print Preview function. •...
  • Page 23: Advanced Tab

    Printing Advanced tab 1 Color / Grayscale option 2 Color Settings button 3 Ink Save Mode check box 4 Scaling option 5 Mirror Print check box 6 Reverse Print check box 7 Use Watermark check box 8 Header-Footer Print check box 9 Other Print Options button 10 Default button 11 OK button...
  • Page 24: Color/grayscale

    Printing You can choose reverse printing options. Check Mirror Print to reverse the data from left to right.   Check Reverse Print to reverse the data from up to down. NOTE Mirror Print is not available when choosing Transparencies as a Media Type. You can print a logo or text onto your document as a watermark.
  • Page 25: Ink Save Mode

    Printing Color Enhancement (True2Life) Checking the Color Enhancement (True2Life) option enables the True2Life feature. This feature analyzes your image to improve its sharpness, white balance and color density. This process may take several minutes depending on the size of the image and the specifications of your computer. ...
  • Page 26: Use Watermark

    Printing Ink Save Mode: Off Ink Save Mode: On (The above screens are used in ISO/IEC 24712.) Use Watermark You can print a logo or text onto your document as a watermark. You can choose one of the preset watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file or text file that you have created. Check Use Watermark and then click Settings on the Advanced tab.
  • Page 27: Watermark Settings

    Printing Watermark Settings Choose a watermark you want to use or edit from Select Watermark. Transparent Check Transparent to print the watermark image in the background of your document. If this feature is unchecked, the watermark is printed at the front of your document. In Outline Text Check In Outline Text if you only want to print an outline of the watermark.
  • Page 28 Printing You can change the watermark settings with this feature. If you want to add a new watermark, enter Title and then choose Use Text or Use Bitmap File in Watermark Style. Title  Enter a suitable title into the field when adding a new watermark. Your chosen watermark is overwritten with this title.
  • Page 29: Header-footer Print

    Printing Header-Footer Print You can print the date and time from your computer's system clock, and the computer login user name or your entered text on your document. To customize the settings, click Settings on the Advanced tab. ID Print You can choose your computer login user name or your entered text as a header or footer from the following ways: ...
  • Page 30: Other Print Options

    Printing Other Print Options Click Other Print Options on the Advanced tab to set more printer functions. NOTE The screen shown in this section may vary depending on your machine. Change Data Transfer Mode The Change Data Transfer Mode feature lets you choose a print data transfer mode to improve print quality or print speed.
  • Page 31 Printing Advanced Color Settings You can set the Halftone Pattern and Match Monitor for more color adjustment.  Halftone Pattern The machine can use two methods (Diffusion or Dither) to arrange dots to express halftones. There are some predefined patterns and you can choose which one to use for your document. •...
  • Page 32 Printing Advanced 2-sided Settings Some types of print media may need more drying time when using the 2-sided feature. Change Advanced 2-sided Settings if you have problems with smudged 2-sided prints or paper jams. Normal  Choose Normal to print at a typical speed, using a normal amount of ink. ...
  • Page 33 Printing Retrieve Printer’s Color Data This setting helps to optimize print quality by retrieving color data from your specific device. Use this option when you replace the device or change the network connected device.  Use Printer’s Color Data Check this box if you want to use the printer’s color data. Remove the check mark if you do not want to use the information.
  • Page 34 Printing • When an error message dialog box appears, confirm that your computer and your Brother machine are correctly connected, and then retry. • After retrieving the printer’s color data, your computer will save the data and apply it to printing. •...
  • Page 35: Print Profiles Tab

    Printing Print Profiles tab Print Profiles are editable presets designed to give you quick access to frequently used printing configurations. 1 Print profile list box 2 Delete Profile button 3 Always show Print Profiles tab first check box 4 OK button 5 Add Profile button 6 Current print profile view Choose your profile from the print profile list box.
  • Page 36: Add Profile

    Printing Add Profile The Add Profile dialog box appears by clicking Add Profile. You can add 20 new profiles with your preferred settings. Enter the desired title in Name. Choose an icon you want to use from the Icon list, then click OK. The current settings shown on the left side of the printer driver window will be saved.
  • Page 37: Maintenance Tab

    Printing Maintenance tab To maintain good print quality, the machine will automatically clean the print head when needed. You can also start the cleaning process manually if there is a print quality problem.  Test Print You can print the test page and check the print quality. ...
  • Page 38: Support

    Printing Support The Support window shows the driver version and settings information. There are also links to the Brother Solutions Center and Genuine Supplies Website. Click Support on the printer driver window to display the Support window:  Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center is a website offering information about Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), user’s guide, driver updates and tips for using your machine.
  • Page 39: Using Facefilter Studio For Photo Printing By Reallusion

    Printing Using FaceFilter Studio for photo printing by REALLUSION FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application. FaceFilter Studio also lets you edit your photo data. You can add photo effects such as red eye reduction or skin tone enhancement. To use FaceFilter Studio, you must install the FaceFilter Studio application from the CD-ROM supplied with your machine.
  • Page 40: Starting Facefilter Studio With Your Brother Machine Turned On

    Printing Starting FaceFilter Studio with your Brother machine turned on When you launch FaceFilter Studio for the first time, this screen will appear, if your Brother machine is turned on, and connected to your computer, the FaceFilter Studio will detect your Brother machine. After you click Continue in step a, this screen will appear.
  • Page 41: Starting Facefilter Studio When Your Brother Machine Is Turned Off

    Printing Starting FaceFilter Studio when your Brother machine is turned off When you launch FaceFilter Studio for the first time, if your Brother machine is turned off or not connected to your computer, this screen will appear. Click Detect in step a, and this screen will appear. Turn on your Brother machine and check that it is connected to your computer and then click Yes.
  • Page 42: Printing An Image

    Printing After you click the check mark in step d, FaceFilter Studio will start with limited functionality. The Print icon on the top menu will be grayed out and you will not be able to use the Print function. NOTE •...
  • Page 43 Printing Click the Print icon in the top menu bar to move to the print screen. Click the Print icon on the left to open the print settings dialog box. Choose Paper Size, Paper Source, Orientation, number of Copies, Scaling and Printing Area. NOTE If you want to print a borderless photo, choose Full Page Photo in Scaling.
  • Page 44: Smart Portrait

    Printing Click Print Setting and choose your Brother machine. Click OK. NOTE If you want to use photo paper, click Properties and set the Media Type and Print Quality in the printer driver dialog box. Click Print in the Print settings dialog box and your photo will print. Smart Portrait The Smart Portrait function detects faces in the photo and adjusts the brightness of the skin tone automatically.
  • Page 45: Print Expression List

    Printing Print Expression List FaceFilter Studio lets you modify a facial expression by applying an expression template or by manual adjustment. In the Select Expression step, you can preview or print the expression list of your choice. Uninstalling FaceFilter Studio To uninstall FaceFilter Studio, choose /All Programs/Reallusion/FaceFilter Studio/Uninstall FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 46: Scanning

    Scanning The scanning operations and the drivers used will be different depending on your operating system or the scanning application used. Two scanner drivers are installed. A TWAIN compliant scanner driver (See Scanning a document using the ® TWAIN driver on page 38) and a Windows Imaging Acquisition (WIA) driver (See Scanning a document using the WIA driver on page 47).
  • Page 47 Scanning Choose TWAIN: TW-Brother MFC-XXXX or TWAIN: TW-Brother MFC-XXXX LAN from the Available Scanners list. (Where XXXX is your model name.) Check the Display scanner dialog box on the Scan or Get Photo panel. Click Scan. The Scanner Setup dialog box appears. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: 1 Scan (Image Type) 2 Resolution...
  • Page 48: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    Scanning • About 2-sided scanning (For MFC-J4710DW): You cannot adjust the scanning area. You cannot use PreScan to preview an image. 2-sided scanning is available from the ADF only. Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan You can preview your image and crop unwanted portions before scanning by using the PreScan button. When you are satisfied with the preview, click Start on the Scanner Setup dialog box to scan the image.
  • Page 49: Auto Crop

    Scanning Load your document again. NOTE Skip this step if you loaded the document on the scanner glass in step a. Click Start. This time only the chosen area of the document appears in the PaperPort™ 12SE window (or your application window).
  • Page 50 Scanning Auto Crop is available for up to a maximum of 16 documents depending on the size of your documents.   If you check Auto Crop, you cannot choose PreScan and 2-sided Scanning (For MFC-J4710DW)
  • Page 51: Settings In The Scanner Setup Dialog Box

    Scanning Settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box Scan (Image Type) Choose the output image type from Photo, Web or Text. Resolution and Scan Type will be automatically altered for each of the default settings. The default settings are listed in the table below: Scan (Image Type) Resolution Scan Type...
  • Page 52 Scanning 256 Color  Uses up to 256 colors to scan the image.  24bit Color Uses up to 16.8 million colors to scan the image. Although using 24bit Color creates an image with the most accurate color reproduction, the image file size will be about three times larger than a file created using the 256 Color option.
  • Page 53 Scanning Document Size Choose one of the following sizes:  Auto You can scan a standard sized document without any further adjustments to Document Size. If you want to use Auto Crop, choose a Document Size other than Auto.  A4 8.3 x 11.7 in (210 x 297 mm) ...
  • Page 54 Scanning NOTE You can see the actual paper size you chose on the screen. • Width: shows the width of scanning area. • Height: shows the height of scanning area. • Data Size: shows the approximate data size in Bitmap format. The size will vary depending on the type of file, resolution and number of colors used.
  • Page 55: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver WIA compliant ® ® ® ® For Windows XP/Windows Vista /Windows 7 you can choose Windows Imaging Acquisition (WIA) when scanning images. You can scan images directly into the PaperPort™ 12SE viewer that Brother included with your machine or you can scan images directly into any other applications that support WIA or TWAIN scanning.
  • Page 56 Scanning Click Scan. The Scan dialog box appears. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: 1 Paper source 2 Picture type 3 Adjust the quality of the scanned picture 4 Page size 5 Preview 6 Scan Choose Document Feeder or Flatbed from the Paper source drop-down list.
  • Page 57: Pre-scanning And Cropping A Portion Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning If you want to change some advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture. You can choose Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Picture type from Advanced Properties. Click OK after choosing the settings. NOTE By default, the scanner resolution can be set to a maximum of 1200 dpi. If you want to scan at higher resolutions, use the Scanner Utility.
  • Page 58: Scanner Utility

    Scanning Press and hold down the left mouse button and drag it over the portion you want to scan. If you need advanced settings, click Adjust the quality of the scanned picture. You can choose Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Picture type from Advanced Properties. Click OK after choosing settings.
  • Page 59 Scanning Running the utility  You can run the utility by clicking the Scanner Utility located in /All Programs/Brother/MFC-XXXX menu (where XXXX is your model name)/Scanner Settings. Screens on your computer may vary depending on your operating system or the model of your machine. NOTE ®...
  • Page 60: Scanning A Document Using The Wia Driver (windows ® Photo Gallery And Windows ® Fax And Scan Users)

    Scanning Scanning a document using the WIA driver ® ® (Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Fax and Scan users) Scanning a document into the computer There are two ways to scan a whole page. You can either use the ADF (automatic document feeder) or the Flatbed scanner glass.
  • Page 61 Scanning Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner dialog box: 1 Scanner 2 Profile 3 Source 4 Paper size 5 Color format 6 File type 7 Resolution 8 Brightness 9 Contrast 10 Scanning area 11 Preview 12 Scan NOTE •...
  • Page 62: Pre-scanning And Cropping A Portion Using The Scanner Glass

    Scanning Pre-Scanning and cropping a portion using the scanner glass The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click Scan in the Scan dialog box to scan the image. Put the document face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 63: Using Nuance™ Paperport™ 12se

    Scanning Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE NOTE ® Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows XP (SP3 or higher), XP Professional x64 Edition (SP2 ® ® or greater), Windows Vista (SP2 or higher) and Windows 7 only. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE for Brother is a document management application. You can use PaperPort™ 12SE to view scanned documents.
  • Page 64: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    Scanning As long as you have the appropriate application on your computer to display it, you can also open a non- PaperPort™ 12SE item by double-clicking it. Organizing your items in folders PaperPort™ 12SE has an easy-to-use filing system for organizing your items. The filing system consists of folders and items that you choose to view in Desktop.
  • Page 65: Nuance™ Paperport™ 12se Lets You Convert Image Text Into Text You Can Edit

    Scanning If PaperPort™ 12SE does not automatically recognize one of the applications on your computer, you can manually create a link using the New Link button from the Tools tab on the ribbon. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE lets you convert image text into text you can edit Nuance™...
  • Page 66: Uninstalling Nuance™ Paperport™ 12se

    Scanning Uninstalling Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE ® (Windows Click Start, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs, and click the Change or Remove Programs icon. Choose Nuance PaperPort 12 from the list and click Change or Remove. ® ® (Windows Vista and Windows Click the button, Control Panel, Programs and Programs and Features.
  • Page 67: Using Bookscan Enhancer And Whiteboard Enhancer By Reallusion

    Scanning Using BookScan Enhancer and Whiteboard Enhancer by REALLUSION BookScan Enhancer and Whiteboard Enhancer are image processing applications. BookScan Enhancer can automatically correct images scanned from books. Whiteboard Enhancer can clean up and enhance text and images in photos taken of a whiteboard. Installing BookScan Enhancer and Whiteboard Enhancer Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 68: Controlcenter4

    ControlCenter4 Overview ControlCenter4 is a software utility that lets you quickly and easily access your often used applications. Using ControlCenter4 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications. ControlCenter4 also controls the settings for the Scan button on your Brother machine. For information about how to configure the settings for the Scan button on the machine, see Configuring the Scan button settings on page 75 for Home Mode or Configuring Scan button settings on page 90 for Advanced Mode.
  • Page 69: Using Controlcenter4 In Home Mode

    ControlCenter4 Using ControlCenter4 in Home Mode This section briefly introduces the ControlCenter4 function in Home Mode. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Print or edit images, attach images to E-mail, open images with an application and copy images from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive.
  • Page 70: Controlcenter4 Features For Home Mode Users

    ControlCenter4 ControlCenter4 Features for Home Mode users Photo (See Photo tab on page 63.)  See Copying images from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive on page 63.  See Opening the ControlCenter4 folder tree on page 63. ...
  • Page 71: Photo Tab

    ControlCenter4 Photo tab There are five functions: Print, Edit, Open with an Application, Send E-mail and Photo Capture. This section briefly introduces these functions. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Photo Capture button 2 My CC4 Folder button 3 Desktop button 4 Print button 5 Edit button...
  • Page 72: Opening The Folder Tree

    ControlCenter4 Opening the folder tree The Desktop button lets you open the folder tree from the desktop to choose images you want to print, edit, attach to an E-mail or open with a specific application directly. Printing images (Print) button lets you print images. Choose images you want to print by clicking the image from the image viewer, check the check box under the image, and then enter the number of copies you want to print (1 to 99).
  • Page 73: Attaching Images To E-mail

    ControlCenter4 Attaching images to E-mail (Send E-mail) button lets you attach images to your default E-mail application. Choose images you want to attach to E-mail from the image viewer. Click (Send E-mail), and your default E-mail application starts and shows a new E-mail with attachments.
  • Page 74: Scan Tab

    ControlCenter4 Scan tab There are five scan options: Save, Print, Open with an Application, Send E-mail and OCR. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 PC Scan setting area 2 Image viewer 3 Save button 4 Print button 5 Open with an Application button...
  • Page 75: File Types

    ControlCenter4 File types You can choose a file type to save the scanned image as from the following list: For Save and Send E-mail ®  Windows Bitmap (*.bmp)  JPEG (*.jpg)  TIFF (*.tif)  TIFF Multi-Page (*.tif)  Portable Network Graphics (*.png) ...
  • Page 76: Saving The Scanned Image

    ControlCenter4 You can also configure advanced settings by clicking the Advanced Settings button in the scan settings dialog box.  Remove Background Color Removes the base color of documents to make the scanned data more recognizable. When you use this function, you can select the level from 3 settings: high, medium, and low.
  • Page 77: Opening The Scanned Image With An Application

    ControlCenter4 Configure the settings in the PC Scan setting area. Click (Scan). Confirm and edit (if necessary) the scanned image in the image viewer. Click (Print). Configure the print settings and then click (Start Printing). Opening the scanned image with an application (Open with an Application) button lets you scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing.
  • Page 78: Using The Ocr Feature

    ControlCenter4 Configure the attached file settings and click OK. Your default E-mail application will open and the image will be attached to a new E-mail. NOTE The Send E-mail feature does not support Webmail services. Using the OCR feature (OCR) button lets you scan a document and convert it into text. This text can be edited using a word processing application of your choice.
  • Page 79: Pc-fax Tab (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter4 PC-FAX tab (For MFC models) This section briefly introduces the PC-FAX tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). NOTE The PC-FAX software can only send Black & White fax documents. 1 Send Image File button 2 Send Scanned Image button 3 View Received PC-FAX button 4 PC Scan setting area 5 Scan Image area...
  • Page 80: Sending An Image File From Your Computer

    ControlCenter4 Sending an image file from your computer The Send Image File button lets you send an image file as a fax from the computer using the Brother PC-FAX software. Select the PC-FAX tab. Click Send Image File. Click on the folder tree to browse for the folder where the image you want to send is located. Then select the file you want to send.
  • Page 81 ControlCenter4 The PC-FAX receiving function is activated and starts to receive fax data from your machine. The received data will appear. To view the data, click (View). If you want to print the received data, select the data and then click (Print).
  • Page 82: Device Settings Tab

    ControlCenter4 Device Settings tab This section briefly introduces the Device Settings tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Remote Setup button (For MFC models) 2 Address Book button (For MFC models) 3 Device Scan Settings button 4 BRAdmin button Configuring Remote Setup (For MFC models) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup program window to configure most machine and...
  • Page 83: Configuring The Scan Button Settings

    ControlCenter4 Configuring the Scan button settings The Device Scan Settings button lets you configure your machine’s Scan button settings. NOTE You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, click Device Scan Settings and configure as required. There are four scan functions which you can configure to fit your scanning needs.
  • Page 84: Launching The Bradmin Utility

    ControlCenter4 NOTE • Secure PDF is also available for Scan to E-mail and Scan to File. • You can change the data compression ratio of the scanned image with File size. OCR tab Lets you configure settings for Scan to OCR by pressing the Scan button on your Brother machine. Choose the settings for File Type, Target Application, OCR Language, Destination File Path, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness, Contrast and Advanced Settings as needed.
  • Page 85 ControlCenter4 NOTE If you have installed both BRAdmin Light and BRAdmin Professional, ControlCenter4 will launch BRAdmin Professional 3.
  • Page 86: Support Tab

    ControlCenter4 Support tab This section briefly introduces the Support tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Opening ControlCenter Help The ControlCenter Help lets you open the Help file for more detailed information about ControlCenter. Select the Support tab. Click ControlCenter Help.
  • Page 87: Using Controlcenter4 In Advanced Mode

    ControlCenter4 Using ControlCenter4 in Advanced Mode This section briefly introduces the ControlCenter4 function in Advanced Mode. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Scan directly to a file, E-mail, word processor or graphics application of your choice. 2 Access the PC-Copy feature available via your computer. 3 Print or edit images, open images on a memory card or USB Flash memory drive, copy files on a memory card or USB Flash memory drive, and copy files on a memory card or USB Flash memory drive and display the files with a specific application.
  • Page 88: Controlcenter4 Features For Advanced Mode Users

    ControlCenter4 ControlCenter4 Features for Advanced Mode users Scan (See Scan tab on page 81.)  See File types on page 82.  See Document Size on page 82.  See Advanced Settings on page 82.  See Opening the scanned image with an application on page 82. ...
  • Page 89: Scan Tab

    ControlCenter4 Scan tab There are four scan options: Image, OCR, E-mail and File. This section briefly introduces the Scan tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 PC Scan setting area 2 Image button 3 OCR button 4 E-mail button 5 File button...
  • Page 90: File Types

    ControlCenter4 File types You can choose a file type to save the scanned images as. For details, see File types on page 67. Document Size You can choose the document size from the Document Size drop-down list. If you choose a 1 to 2 document size, such as 1 to 2 (A4), the scanned image will be divided into two A5 size documents.
  • Page 91: Saving The Scanned Image

    ControlCenter4 Select the Scan tab. Click (E-mail). The Scan Settings dialog box appears. You can configure the scan settings in this dialog box. If you want to preview and configure the scanned image, check PreScan box. Click Scan. Your default E-mail application will open and the image will be attached to a new E-mail. NOTE The E-mail feature does not support Webmail services.
  • Page 92: Pc-copy Tab

    ControlCenter4 PC-Copy tab Printing the scanned image You can scan a page on the machine and print copies using any of the features of the ControlCenter4 supported Brother machine’s printer driver. Select the PC-Copy tab. If you want to change the scan settings, right-click the button you want to change and then change the settings.
  • Page 93: Photo Tab

    ControlCenter4 Photo tab There are four functions: Photo Print, Open PCC Folder, Copy from PCC and Copy to Application. This section briefly introduces the functions. For more details of each function, click (Help). 1 Photo Print button 2 Open PCC Folder button 3 Copy from PCC button 4 Copy to Application button Printing/Editing images...
  • Page 94: Opening Pcc Folder (pcc: Photocapture Center™)

    ControlCenter4 Click OK. Click (Start Printing). Editing images Click (Photo Print). The image viewer will appear. Choose images you want to edit by clicking the image from the image viewer, check the check box under the image, and then enter the number of copies you want to print (1 to 99). Click (Edit).
  • Page 95: Pc-fax Tab (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter4 PC-FAX tab (For MFC models) This section briefly introduces the PC-FAX tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). NOTE The PC-FAX software can only send Black & White fax documents. Sending an image file from your computer (Send Image File) button lets you send an image file as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software.
  • Page 96 ControlCenter4 NOTE Before you use the PC-FAX Receive function, you must select the PC-FAX Receive option from the control panel menu of your Brother machine. (See Enabling the PC-FAX Receiving software on your machine on page 109.) Select the PC-FAX tab. Click (View Received PC-FAX).
  • Page 97: Device Settings Tab

    ControlCenter4 Device Settings tab This section briefly introduces the Device Settings tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Configuring Remote Setup (For MFC models) (Remote Setup) button lets you open the Remote Setup program window to configure most machine and network setting menus.
  • Page 98: Configuring Scan Button Settings

    ControlCenter4 Configuring Scan button settings (Device Scan Settings) button lets you configure your machine’s Scan button settings. NOTE You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, click Device Scan Settings and configure as required. There are four scan functions which you can configure to fit your scanning needs.
  • Page 99: Launching The Bradmin Utility

    ControlCenter4 If you choose Secure PDF from the File Type drop-down list, click the (Set PDF Password) button. The Set PDF Password dialog box will appear. Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK. NOTE •...
  • Page 100 ControlCenter4 Select the Device Settings tab. Click (BRAdmin). The BRAdmin Light or BRAdmin Professional 3 utility dialog box appears. NOTE If you have installed both BRAdmin Light and BRAdmin Professional, ControlCenter4 will launch BRAdmin Professional 3.
  • Page 101: Support Tab

    ControlCenter4 Support tab This section briefly introduces the Support tab function. For more details of each function, click (Help). Opening ControlCenter Help (ControlCenter Help) button lets you open the Help file for detailed information about ControlCenter. Select the Support tab. Click (ControlCenter Help).
  • Page 102: Custom Tab

    ControlCenter4 Custom tab This section briefly introduces adding Custom tabs. For more details, click (Help). Creating a Custom tab You can create up to three customized tabs including up to five customized buttons with your preferred settings. Click Configuration and then select Create custom tab. Creating a Custom button Click Configuration and then select Create custom button.
  • Page 103 ControlCenter4 NOTE You can change or remove the created tab, button or settings. Click Configuration and follow the menu.
  • Page 104: Remote Setup (for Mfc Models)

    Remote Setup (For MFC models) Remote Setup ® The Remote Setup program lets you configure many machine settings from a Windows application. When you start this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your computer and displayed on your screen. If you change the settings, you can upload them directly to the machine. Click the button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX, and Remote Setup.
  • Page 105 Remote Setup (For MFC models) Import  Lets you read the settings from a file. NOTE • You can use the Export button to save all your settings for your machine. • If your computer is protected by a firewall, and is unable to use Remote Setup, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137.
  • Page 106: Brother Pc-fax Software (for Mfc Models)

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PC-FAX sending The Brother PC-FAX feature lets you use your computer to send a document file from an application as a standard fax. You can send a file created in any application on your computer as a PC-FAX. You can even attach a cover page.
  • Page 107: Setting Up User Information

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The PC-FAX sending dialog box appears: Enter a fax number using any of the following methods:  Use the dial pad to enter the number. NOTE If you check the Dial Restriction check box, a confirmation dialog box will appear for you to re-enter the fax number using the dial pad.
  • Page 108: Sending Setup

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Enter this information to create the fax header and cover page. Click OK to save the User Information. NOTE ® You can set up the User Information separately for each Windows account. Sending setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, choose the Sending tab to display the screen below.
  • Page 109: Setting Up A Cover Page

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Setting up a cover page From the PC-FAX dialog box, click the icon to access the Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup screen. The Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup dialog box appears: Entering cover page information NOTE If you are sending a fax to more than one recipient, the recipient information will not be printed on the cover page.
  • Page 110: Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Address Book If Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Mail is installed on your computer, you can choose in the Select Address Book drop-down list which address book to use for PC-FAX sending. There are five types: Brother Address Book, Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail Address or Windows Contacts.
  • Page 111: Brother Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Brother Address Book Click the button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX (where XXXX is your model name), PC-FAX Sending, then PC-FAX Address Book. The Address Book dialog box appears: Setting up a member in the Address Book In the Address Book dialog box you can add, edit and delete members and groups.
  • Page 112: Setting Up A Group For Broadcasting

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Setting up a group for broadcasting You can create a group to send the same PC-FAX to several recipients at one time. In the Address Book dialog box, click the icon to create a Group. The Address Book Group Setup dialog box appears: Enter the name of the new group in the Group Name field.
  • Page 113: Exporting The Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Click the delete icon. When the confirmation dialog box appears, click OK. Exporting the Address Book You can export the whole Address Book to an ASCII text file (*.csv). You can also create a vCard for an address book member that can be attached to an outgoing E-mail (a vCard is an electronic business card that contains the sender’s contact information).
  • Page 114: Importing To The Address Book

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Click OK to save the data. Enter the file name, and then click Save. Importing to the Address Book You can import ASCII text files (*.csv), vCards (electronic business cards) or Remote Setup Dial Data into your Address Book.
  • Page 115 Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) From the Available Items column choose the data fields you want to import, and click Add >>. NOTE From the Available Items list choose the fields in the same order they are listed in the import text file. Choose Tab or Comma based on the file format you are importing from Divide Character.
  • Page 116: Pc-fax Receiving

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) PC-FAX receiving The Brother PC-FAX Receive software lets you view and store faxes on your computer. It is automatically installed when you install the MFL-Pro Suite and works on locally or network connected machines. When enabled, your machine will receive faxes in its memory.
  • Page 117: Enabling The Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Machine

    When you select Backup Print:Off your fax messages are automatically erased from your machine’s memory when they have been successfully sent to your computer. (For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW) Press Settings. Press s or t to display Fax.
  • Page 118: Running The Pc-fax Receiving Software On Your Computer

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Press s or t to display Setup Receive. Press Setup Receive. Press s or t to display Memory Receive. Press Memory Receive. Press s or t to display PC Fax Receive. Press PC Fax Receive. Press OK.
  • Page 119 Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) In Save file to, click Browse if you want to change the path where PC-FAX files are saved. In File Format, choose .tif or .pdf as the received document format. The default format is .tif. To play wave files (.wav sound files) when receiving a fax, check Play wave file when receiving FAX, and enter the path of the wave file.
  • Page 120: Configuring The Network Pc-fax Receiving Settings

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) Configuring the Network PC-FAX Receiving Settings The settings to send received faxes to your computer were automatically configured during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite. See Quick Setup Guide. If you are using a different machine than the one that was registered to your computer during the installation of the MFL-Pro Suite software, follow the steps below.
  • Page 121: Viewing New Pc-fax Messages

    Brother PC-FAX Software (For MFC models) You can specify the computer name that will appear on the display of the machine. To change the name, enter the new name in Display Your PC Name. Viewing new PC-FAX messages Each time your computer is receiving a PC-FAX, the icon will alternate between .
  • Page 122: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ IMPORTANT DO NOT start your computer with a memory card or USB Flash memory drive installed in the media drive of the machine. You could lose your data or damage the media. NOTE • The PhotoCapture Center™ will read only the media that was put in first. •...
  • Page 123: For Network Users

    PhotoCapture Center™ For Network Users Open the media slot cover. Put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into your machine. Start a web browser which supports the FTP protocol. Your browser software accesses the media using the FTP protocol and the network Host Name of the machine. You can also access the media by entering ftp://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (where XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is the IP address of your Brother machine) from your web browser.
  • Page 124: Firewall Settings (for Network Users)

    Firewall settings (For Network users) Before using the Brother software Firewall settings on your computer may reject the necessary network connection for network printing, network ® scanning and PC-Fax. If you are using Windows Firewall and you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the CD-ROM, the necessary Firewall settings have already been made.
  • Page 125 Firewall settings (For Network users) 2 In Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter “Localhost”. 3 In External Port number for this service: Enter “54925”. 4 In Internal Port number for this service: Enter “54925”. 5 Make sure UDP is selected.
  • Page 126: Windows Vista ® Users

    Firewall settings (For Network users) 5 Make sure UDP is selected. 6 Click OK. Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. ® Windows Vista users Click the button, Control Panel, Network and Internet, Windows Firewall and click Change settings.
  • Page 127 Firewall settings (For Network users) Choose the Exceptions tab. Click Add port. To add port 54925 for network scanning, enter the information below: 1 In Name: Enter any description, for example “Brother Scanner”. 2 In Port number: Enter “54925”. 3 Make sure UDP is selected. Then, click OK.
  • Page 128 Firewall settings (For Network users) If you still have trouble with your network connection such as Network Scanning or Printing, check the File and Printer Sharing box in the Exceptions tab and then click OK. ® Windows 7 users Click the button, Control Panel, System and Security and then Windows Firewall.
  • Page 129 Firewall settings (For Network users) Click New Rule. Choose Port and click Next. To add port enter the information below:  For network scanning Choose UDP and enter “54925” in the Specific local ports. Click Next. For Network PC-Fax  Choose UDP and enter “54926”...
  • Page 130 Firewall settings (For Network users) Choose Allow the connection and click Next. Check the applicable items and click Next. Enter any description in Name: (for example “Brother Scanner” or “Brother PC-Fax”) and click Finish. Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked. Click Outbound Rules.
  • Page 131 Firewall settings (For Network users) Click New Rule. Choose Port and click Next. To add port enter the information below:  For network scanning Choose UDP and enter “54925” in the Specific remote ports. Click Next.  For Network PC-Fax Choose UDP and enter “54926”...
  • Page 132 Firewall settings (For Network users) Choose Allow the connection and click Next. Check the applicable items and click Next. Enter any description in Name: (for example “Brother Scanner” or “Brother PC-Fax”) and click Finish. Make sure that the new setting is added and is checked.
  • Page 133 Section II Apple Macintosh Printing and Faxing Scanning ControlCenter2 Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™...
  • Page 134: Printing And Faxing

    Printing and Faxing Setting up your computer NOTE The screens shown in this section are mainly from Mac OS X v10.7.x. Screens on your computer may vary depending on your operating system and application. Choosing the right type of paper For high quality printing, it is important to choose the right type of paper.
  • Page 135: Status Monitor

    Printing and Faxing Status Monitor The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of the machine. It allows you to see error messages such as paper empty, paper jam or ink replacement. Before you can use the tool you must choose your machine in the Model pop-up menu in ControlCenter2.
  • Page 136 Printing and Faxing Error Messages  The ink level is low. The ink cartridge is empty. There is a problem with the ink cartridge. You can set at what interval the software will update the machine status information. Go to the menu bar, Brother Status Monitor and choose Preferences.
  • Page 137: Using The Brother Printer Driver

    Printing and Faxing Using the Brother printer driver Choosing page setup options From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Page Setup. Make sure Brother MFC-XXXX (where XXXX is your model name) is chosen in the Format For pop-up menu. You can change the settings for Paper Size, Orientation and Scale, then click OK.
  • Page 138 Printing and Faxing NOTE You can save the current settings as a preset by choosing Save As from the Presets pop-up menu.  (Mac OS X v10.7.x) For more page setup options, click Show Details.
  • Page 139 Printing and Faxing NOTE You can save the current settings as a preset by choosing Save Current Settings as Preset from the Presets pop-up menu. To do borderless printing From the Paper Size pop-up menu, choose the size of paper you want to print such as US Letter Borderless or Tabloid Borderless.
  • Page 140: 2-sided Printing

    Printing and Faxing 2-sided Printing Select Layout. Choose Long-Edge binding or Short-Edge binding in Two-Sided. NOTE • The Borderless feature is not available for 2-sided printing. • You cannot use Legal, Ledger or A3 paper for 2-sided printing.
  • Page 141: Choosing Printing Options

    Printing and Faxing Choosing printing options To use special printing features, choose Print Settings or Color Settings in the Print dialog box.
  • Page 142: Print Settings

    Printing and Faxing Print Settings You can choose the Media Type, Slow Drying Paper, Print Quality and Color/Grayscale settings. (For MFC-J4610DW/J4710DW) You can also choose the Paper Source setting. NOTE Check Slow Drying Paper when printing with plain paper on which ink dries slowly. This setting may cause some slight blurring of text.
  • Page 143: Print Quality

    Printing and Faxing Print Quality The quality selection lets you choose the print resolution you want for your document. Print quality and speed are related. The higher the quality, the longer it will take to print the document. The quality selections that are available will vary depending on the media type you choose.
  • Page 144: Layout

    Printing and Faxing • When you are feeding Legal, Ledger or A3 size paper in the manual feed slot, the machine holds the printed page after printing so that the page does not fall. Once printing is complete, pull out the printed page and press OK.
  • Page 145: Advanced Settings

    Printing and Faxing • Mirror Print is not available when choosing Transparencies as the Media Type. Advanced settings Click Advanced to configure Change Data Transfer Mode, Advanced 2-sided Settings and Other Print Options settings. Change Data Transfer Mode The Change Data Transfer Mode feature lets you choose print data transfer mode to improve print quality or print speed.
  • Page 146 Printing and Faxing Improved Print Speed  Choose Improved Print Speed for faster print speed. Advanced 2-sided Settings Some types of print media may need more drying time when using the 2-sided feature. Change Advanced 2-sided Settings if you have problems with smudged 2-sided prints or paper jams. ...
  • Page 147: Color Settings

    Printing and Faxing Color Settings Color is adjusted to get the closest color match with the monitor.  Natural: Use for photographic images. The color is adjusted to print more natural colors.  Vivid: Use for business graphics such as charts, graphics and text. The color is adjusted to print more vivid colors.
  • Page 148 Printing and Faxing Contrast  Adjusts the contrast of an image. Increase the contrast when you want an image to be clearer. Decrease the contrast when you want an image to be more subdued.  Increases the intensity of Red in the image. ...
  • Page 149: Sending A Fax (for Mfc Models)

    Printing and Faxing Sending a fax (For MFC models) You can send a fax directly from an application. Create a document in an application. From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Print. (Mac OS X v10.5.8 to 10.6.x) ...
  • Page 150 Printing and Faxing...
  • Page 151 Printing and Faxing Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. Choose Facsimile from the Output pop-up menu. Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box, and then click Print to send the fax. NOTE • If you check the Dial Restriction check box, a confirmation box will appear for you to re-enter the fax number.
  • Page 152 Printing and Faxing • If you want to send a fax to more than one number, click Add after entering the first fax number. The destination fax numbers will be listed in the Destination Fax Numbers field.
  • Page 153: Scanning

    Scanning Scanning a document using the TWAIN driver The Brother machine software includes a TWAIN Scanner driver for Macintosh. You can use this TWAIN Scanner driver with any applications that support TWAIN specifications. When you scan a document, you can either use the ADF (automatic document feeder) or the Flatbed scanner glass.
  • Page 154: Scanning An Image Into Your Computer

    Scanning Scanning an image into your computer You can scan a whole page, or a portion by pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Load your document. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the scanner setup dialog box:  Resolution ...
  • Page 155: Scanning A 2-sided Document (for Mfc-j4710dw)

    Scanning Drag the mouse pointer over the portion you want to scan (1). Load your document again. NOTE Skip this step if you loaded the document on the scanner glass in step a. Adjust the settings for Resolution, Scan Type, Brightness and Contrast in the Scanner Setup dialog box as needed.
  • Page 156 Scanning Check 2-sided Scanning and choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the scanner setup dialog box:  Resolution  Scan Type Document Size  Adjust Image  • Brightness • Contrast Click Start. NOTE •...
  • Page 157: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Scanning Settings in the Scanner window Resolution You can change the scanning resolution from the Resolution pop-up menu. Higher resolutions take more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. The following table shows the resolutions you can choose and the available colors. Resolution Black &...
  • Page 158 Scanning Document Size Choose one of the following sizes:  Auto You can scan a standard sized document without any further adjustments to Document Size.  A4 8.3 x 11.7 in (210 x 297 mm)  JIS B5 7.2 x 10.1 in (182 x 257 mm) ...
  • Page 159 Scanning If the scanned image is too light, set a lower Brightness level and scan the document again. If the image is too dark, set a higher Brightness level and scan the document again. NOTE The Brightness setting is only available when setting the Scan Type to Black & White, Gray (Error Diffusion), True Gray or 24bit Color.
  • Page 160: Scanning A Document Using The Ica Driver (mac Os X V10.6.x, 10.7.x)

    Scanning Scanning a document using the ICA driver (Mac OS X v10.6.x, 10.7.x) You can scan a document using the ICA driver. If you installed MFL-Pro Suite from the installer CD-ROM, the ICA driver has been already installed on your Macintosh. You can also scan directly using the Image Capture application.
  • Page 161 Scanning Place your document in the ADF or on the scanner glass. If you place the document in the ADF, select Document Feeder for Mode and the size of your document for Scan Size. If you place the document on the scanner glass, select Flatbed for Mode.
  • Page 162 Scanning NOTE • If your Brother machine does not have an ADF, the Mode option does not appear. • (For Mac OS X v10.6.x) When the Detect Separate Items box is unchecked, the document will be scanned as one item and saved as one file.
  • Page 163: Choosing Your Machine From Print & Fax Or Print & Scan

    Scanning Scan To: Choose the destination folder or destination application.  Name: Enter the prefix text used for the name of the scanned image.   Format: Select the file format of the scanned data.  Combine into single document (Mac OS X v10.7.x): When you choose PDF or TIFF for the file format, check this box to scan a document as one item and save as one file.
  • Page 164 Scanning Click on the Scanner icon. Go to step d of Scanning a document using the ICA driver (Mac OS X v10.6.x, 10.7.x) on page 152 to continue. The screens vary depending on the scanning methods you are using.
  • Page 165: Using Presto! Pagemanager

    Scanning Using Presto! PageManager Presto! PageManager is an application for managing the documents in your computer. Since it is compatible with most image editors and word processing programs, Presto! PageManager gives you unmatched control over your files. You can easily manage your documents, edit your E-mail and files and read documents with the OCR software built into Presto! PageManager.
  • Page 166: Technical Support

    Scanning Technical support For USA Company name: NewSoft America Inc. Postal Address: 47102 Mission Falls Court, Suite 202 Fremont CA 94539 Telephone: 510-770-8900 Fax: 510-770-8980 E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com URL: http://www.newsoftinc.com/ For Canada E-mail Address: contactus@newsoftinc.com Germany Company name: SoftBay GmbH Postal Address: Carlstraße 50, D-52531, Übach-Palenberg, Germany Telephone:...
  • Page 167 Scanning Italy Company name: Telephone: 0899399878 E-mail Address: it.nsc@newsoft.eu.com URL: http://it.newsoft.eu.com/ Spain Company name: Telephone: 0807505598 E-mail Address: sp.nsc@newsoft.eu.com Other countries E-mail Address: tech@newsoft.eu.com...
  • Page 168: Controlcenter2

    ControlCenter2 NOTE • The screens shown in this section are mainly from Mac OS X v10.7.x. Screens on your computer may vary depending on your operating system and application. • The features available to you in ControlCenter2 may vary depending on the model number of your machine.
  • Page 169 ControlCenter2 Uncheck Start ControlCenter on computer startup. Click OK to close the window. NOTE The ControlCenter2 application icon is in Macintosh HD/Applications/Brother.
  • Page 170: Scan

    ControlCenter2 SCAN There are four scan buttons for the Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File features.  Image (Default: Apple Preview) Lets you scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can choose the destination ®...
  • Page 171: File Types

    ControlCenter2 File types Choose the type of file to save the scanned images as from the pop-up menu. For Image, E-mail and File ®  Windows Bitmap (*.bmp)  JPEG (*.jpg)  TIFF (*.tif)  TIFF Multi-Page (*.tif)  Portable Network Graphics (*.png) ...
  • Page 172: Image (example: Apple Preview)

    ControlCenter2  Remove Background Color Removes the base color of documents to make the scanned data more recognizable. When you use this function, you can select the level from 3 settings: high, medium, and low.  Skip Blank Page (For MFC-J4710DW) Removes blank pages of the document from the scanning results.
  • Page 173 ControlCenter2 You can configure the scan settings. To scan and then crop a portion of a page after pre-scanning the document, check the  Show Scanner Interface check box. (For MFC-J4710DW)  To scan a 2-sided document, check the 2-sided Scanning check box and choose Long-edge binding or Short-edge binding.
  • Page 174: Ocr (word Processing Application)

    ControlCenter2 OCR (word processing application) The Scan to OCR feature lets you convert the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processing application. You can change the default word processing application. Select the SCAN tab. Click (OCR).
  • Page 175: E-mail

    ControlCenter2 E-mail The Scan to E-mail feature lets you scan a document to your default E-mail application so you can send the scanned document as an attachment. Select the SCAN tab. Click (E-mail). The Scan to E-mail dialog box will appear. You can configure the scan settings.
  • Page 176 ControlCenter2 NOTE The Scan to E-mail feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or picture, and then attach the file of the scanned data to an E-mail message.
  • Page 177: File

    ControlCenter2 File The Scan to File button lets you scan an image to a folder on your hard disk in a supported file format. Therefore, this feature allows you to easily archive your paper documents. Select the SCAN tab. Click (File).
  • Page 178: Changing The Default Settings Of A Button

    ControlCenter2 Changing the default settings of a button You can change the default settings of the (Image), (OCR), (E-mail), and (File) buttons. Click the button while holding down the Ctrl key and choose Software Button. The settings dialog box will appear. Choose the settings for File Type, Show Scanner Interface, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness, Contrast, and Continuous Scanning as needed.
  • Page 179 ControlCenter2...
  • Page 180: Custom Scan

    ControlCenter2 CUSTOM SCAN There are four buttons which you can configure to fit your scanning needs. To customize a button, click the button while holding down the Ctrl key, and the configuration window appears. There are four scan functions: Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File. ...
  • Page 181: File Types

    ControlCenter2 File types You can choose the file type to save the scanned images. For details, see File types on page 163. Document Size You can choose the document size from the pull-down list. If you choose a 1 to 2 document size, such as 1 to 2 (A4), the scanned image will be divided into two A5 size documents.
  • Page 182 ControlCenter2 Scan to Image/OCR/E-mail/File  General tab Enter a name in Name for Custom (up to 30 characters) to create the button name. Choose the type of scan from the Scan Action selections.  Settings tab (Scan to Image/OCR/ E-mail) Choose the Target Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, 2-sided Scanning , Show Scanner Interface, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 183 ControlCenter2 If you choose Secure PDF from the File Type list, the Set PDF Password dialog box appears. Enter your password in the Password and Re-type Password box and then click OK. NOTE Secure PDF is available for Scan to Image, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File. ...
  • Page 184 ControlCenter2...
  • Page 185: Copy / Pc-fax (pc-fax For Mfc Models) (mac Os X V10.5.8, 10.6.x)

    ControlCenter2 COPY / PC-FAX (PC-FAX for MFC models) (Mac OS X v10.5.8, 10.6.x) COPY - Lets you use your computer and any printer driver for enhanced copy operations. You can scan a page on the machine and print the copies using any of the features of the machine’s printer driver, or you can direct the copy output to any standard printer driver installed on your computer including network printers.
  • Page 186 ControlCenter2 For more options click the triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu. To copy, click the Print button. To fax, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu and then choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu. (See Sending a fax (For MFC models) on page 141.)
  • Page 187: Device Settings

    ControlCenter2 DEVICE SETTINGS You can configure the machine settings or check ink levels by clicking a button.  Remote Setup (For MFC models) Lets you open the Remote Setup program. (See Remote Setup (For MFC models) on page 182.)  Address Book (For MFC models) Lets you open the Address Book window of the Remote Setup.
  • Page 188: Remote Setup (for Mfc Models)

    ControlCenter2 Remote Setup (For MFC models) The Remote Setup button lets you open the Remote Setup program window to configure the machine setting menus. NOTE For details, see Remote Setup (For MFC models) on page 182. Address Book (For MFC models) The Address Book button lets you open the Address Book window in the Remote Setup program, so you can easily register or change the dial numbers from your computer.
  • Page 189: Ink Level

    ControlCenter2 Ink Level The Ink Level button opens the Status Monitor window, which displays the ink level for each cartridge.
  • Page 190: Remote Setup & Photocapture Center

    Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™ Remote Setup (For MFC models) The Remote Setup program lets you configure many machine settings from an application. When you access this application, the settings on your machine will be downloaded automatically to your computer and displayed on your screen.
  • Page 191 Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™ Print  Lets you print the chosen items on the machine. You cannot print the data until it is uploaded to the machine. Click Apply to upload the new data to the machine and then click Print. Export ...
  • Page 192: Photocapture Center

    Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™ PhotoCapture Center™ You can access a memory card or a USB Flash memory drive installed in the machine from a computer. IMPORTANT DO NOT start your computer with a memory card or a USB Flash memory drive installed in the media drive of the machine.
  • Page 193 Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center™ Launch any FTP software or any web browser in which FTP is supported. Your browser software accesses the memory card or USB Flash memory drive using the FTP protocol and the network Host Name of the machine. In the address bar, enter ftp://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (where XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is the IP address of your Brother machine).
  • Page 194 Section III Using the Scan button USB cable scanning Network Scanning...
  • Page 195: Usb Cable Scanning

    USB cable scanning Using the Scan button over a USB cable connection NOTE If you use the Scan button on a network, see Network Scanning on page 201. You can use the Scan button on the Touch Panel to scan documents directly into your word processing, graphics or E-mail applications, to a folder on your computer, or to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive.
  • Page 196: Scan To E-mail

    USB cable scanning Scan to E-mail You can scan either a black and white or color document into your E-mail application as a file attachment. NOTE The Scan to E-mail feature does not support Webmail services. Use the Scan to Image or Scan to File feature to scan a document or picture, and then attach the file of the scanned data to an E-mail message.
  • Page 197: Scan To Image

    USB cable scanning For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to email. Press Scan to email. Do one of the following:  If you want to use the default settings, go to i.
  • Page 198 Remove Background Color as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to Image. Press Scan to Image. Do one of the following: ...
  • Page 199: Scan To Ocr

    USB cable scanning Press Set with TouchPanel. Press On. NOTE To use Set with TouchPanel, the ControlCenter software must be installed on the computer that is connected to the machine. Choose the settings for Scan Type, Resolution, File Type and Remove Background as needed.
  • Page 200 , Scan Type, Resolution and File Type as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to OCR. Press Scan to OCR.
  • Page 201: Scan To File

    USB cable scanning NOTE • You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only ® temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, use the ControlCenter software. (For Windows , see Configuring the Scan button settings on page 75 when choosing Home Mode, and see Configuring Scan button settings on page 90 when choosing Advanced Mode.
  • Page 202 Remove Background Color as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to File. Press Scan to File. Do one of the following: ...
  • Page 203 USB cable scanning NOTE You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only ® temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, use the ControlCenter software. (For Windows , see Configuring the Scan button settings on page 75 when choosing Home Mode, and see Configuring Scan button settings on page 90 when choosing Advanced Mode.
  • Page 204: Scan To Media

    USB cable scanning Scan to Media You can scan black and white and color documents directly to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive. Black and white documents may be stored in the PDF (*.PDF) or TIFF file formats (*.TIF). Color documents may be stored in PDF (*.PDF) or JPEG (*.JPG) file formats.
  • Page 205 USB cable scanning NOTE The Auto Crop feature is supported by technology from Reallusion, Inc. Guidelines for Auto Crop  This setting is only available for documents that are rectangular or square.  If your document is too long or wide, this setting does not work properly. ...
  • Page 206 If you are using the scanner glass, the LCD displays Next page?. Press Yes or No. After you finish scanning, make sure you choose No before removing the memory card or USB Flash memory drive from the machine. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Open the media slot cover.
  • Page 207: How To Set A New Default For Scan To Media

    USB cable scanning Choose the settings for Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, and Remove Background as needed. NOTE • If you choose color in the quality setting, you cannot choose TIFF. • If you choose black and white in the quality setting, you cannot choose JPEG. The file name is set automatically.
  • Page 208 Swipe up or down, or press a or b to choose Factory Reset. Press Factory Reset. Press Yes to confirm. Press Setting the new default (For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW) Put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into your machine. The LCD screen automatically changes. Press Press Scan.
  • Page 209: Network Scanning

    Network Scanning To use the machine as a network scanner, the machine must be configured with a TCP/IP address. You can set or change the address settings from the control panel (See Network User’s Guide: Control panel setup.) or by using the BRAdmin Light software. If you installed the machine following the instructions for a network user in the Quick Setup Guide then the machine should already be configured for your network.
  • Page 210 Network Scanning Click the button, All Programs, Brother, MFC-XXXX, Scanner Settings, then Scanners and Cameras. Do one of the following: ® Windows  Right-click the Scanner Device icon and choose Properties. The Network Scanner Properties dialog box appears. ® ® ...
  • Page 211 Network Scanning Click the Network Setting tab and choose the appropriate connection method. Specify your machine by address Enter the IP address of the machine in IP Address, and then click Apply or OK. Specify your machine by name Enter the machine node name in Node Name, or click Browse and choose the machine you want to use.
  • Page 212: Configuring Network Scanning For Macintosh

    Network Scanning Click the Scan To Button tab and enter your computer name in the Display Name field. The machine’s LCD displays the name you enter. The default setting is your computer name. You can enter any name that you like. If you want to avoid receiving unwanted documents, enter a 4-digit PIN number in the Pin number and Retype Pin number field.
  • Page 213 Network Scanning Click OK. NOTE • To use the Scan button features on the machine, click the check box for Register your computer with the "Scan To" functions at the machine. Then enter the name you want to be displayed on the machine’s LCD for your computer. You can use up to 15 characters. •...
  • Page 214: Using The Scan Button On Your Network

    Network Scanning Using the Scan button on your network NOTE If you are connected using USB, see USB cable scanning on page 187. Scan to E-mail (PC) When you choose Scan to E-mail (PC), your document will be scanned and sent directly to the computer you designated on your network.
  • Page 215 Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document, creates a file attachment, and launches your E-mail application displaying a new E-mail. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to email. Press Scan to email.
  • Page 216: Scan To E-mail Server (for Mfc Models)

    Network Scanning Choose the settings for Scan Type, Resolution, File Type, and Remove Background as needed. Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document, creates a file attachment, and launches your E-mail application displaying a new E-mail. NOTE You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only ®...
  • Page 217 NOTE If you want to save the settings as a shortcut, press Save as Shortcut. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to E-mail Server.
  • Page 218: Setting New Default Settings For Scan To E-mail Server

    Press Factory Reset. Press Yes to confirm. Press Setting the new default (For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW) Follow the steps form b to e of Scan to E-mail Server (For MFC models) on page 208. Press Options. Choose the settings for Scan Type, Resolution and File Type as needed.
  • Page 219: Scan To Image

    Network Scanning Press s or t to display Factory Reset. Press Factory Reset. Press Yes. Press Scan to Image When you choose Scan to Image, your document will be scanned and sent directly to the computer you designated on your network. The ControlCenter software will launch the default graphics application on the designated computer.
  • Page 220 Remove Background Color as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to Image. Press Scan to Image. Press s or t to display the computer you want to send to.
  • Page 221: Scan To Ocr

    Network Scanning NOTE You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only ® temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, use the ControlCenter software. (For Windows , see Configuring the Scan button settings on page 75 when choosing Home Mode, and see Configuring Scan button settings on page 90 when choosing Advanced Mode.
  • Page 222 , Scan Type, Resolution and File Type as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to OCR. Press Scan to OCR.
  • Page 223: Scan To File

    Network Scanning NOTE • You can change the Scan button settings using your Brother machine - however, these changes are only ® temporary. If you want to make permanent changes, use the ControlCenter software. (For Windows , see Configuring the Scan button settings on page 75 when choosing Home Mode, and see Configuring Scan button settings on page 90 when choosing Advanced Mode.
  • Page 224 Remove Background Color as needed. (For MFC-J4710DW) Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Scan to File. Press Scan to File. Press s or t to display the computer you want to send to.
  • Page 225 Network Scanning NOTE To use Set with TouchPanel, the ControlCenter software must be installed on a computer that is connected to the machine. Choose the settings for Scan Type, Resolution, File Type and Remove Background as needed. Press OK. Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document.
  • Page 226: Scan To Ftp

    Network Scanning Scan to FTP When you choose Scan to FTP, you can scan a black and white or color document directly to an FTP server on your local network, or on the internet. The details required to use Scan to FTP can be entered by using Web Based Management to pre-configure and store the details in an FTP Profile.
  • Page 227 Network Scanning NOTE Do not use unsuitable characters in the file name (for example ?, /, \, or *). They may cause a sending error when using Scan to FTP. Configuring the FTP Default Settings You can set Passive Mode to Off or On depending on your FTP server and network firewall configuration. By default this setting is On.
  • Page 228: Scan To Ftp Using Ftp Server Profiles

    The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the FTP server is successful, the machine starts scanning the document. If you are using the scanner glass, the LCD displays Next page?. Press Yes or No. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document.
  • Page 229: Scan To Network (windows )

    Network Scanning Press Scan. Press s or t to choose Scan to FTP. Press Scan to FTP. Press s or t to choose one of the FTP server profiles listed.  If the Scan to FTP profile is complete, go to f. ...
  • Page 230 Network Scanning Choose Scan to FTP/Network in Web Based Management. In Create a User Defined File Name, enter a file name in one of the two user defined fields and click Submit. A maximum of 15 characters can be entered in each of the user defined name fields.
  • Page 231 Network Scanning Enter the name that you want to use for the Scan to Network profile. This name will be displayed on the LCD of the machine and can be up to 15 characters. The Host Address is the domain name of the CIFS server. Enter the Host Address (for example ftp.example.com) (up to 64 characters) or the IP address (for example 192.23.56.189).
  • Page 232 The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the network is successful, the machine starts scanning the document. If you are using the scanner glass, the LCD displays Next page?. Press Yes or No. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan.
  • Page 233 Network Scanning Press Start. The LCD shows Connecting. When the connection to the network is successful, the machine starts scanning the document. If you are using the scanner glass, the LCD displays Next Page?. Press Yes or No.
  • Page 234: Using Web Services For Scanning On Your Network (windows Vista ® Sp2 Or Later And Windows ® 7)

    Network Scanning Using Web Services for scanning on your network ® ® (Windows Vista SP2 or later and Windows ® ® The Web Services protocol enables Windows Vista (SP2 or later) and Windows 7 users to scan using a Brother machine on the network. You must install the driver via Web Services. Refer to the Network User’s Guide noted below for information about installing Web Services.
  • Page 235 Network Scanning Do one of the following: ®  Windows Photo Gallery Click File, then Import from Camera or Scanner. ®  Windows Fax and Scan Click File, New, then Scan. Choose the scanner you want to use. Do one of the following: ®...
  • Page 236: Using Web Services For Scanning On Your Network From The Brother Machine (windows Vista ® Sp2 Or Later And Windows ® 7)

    Network Scanning 8 Brightness 9 Contrast 10 Scanning area 11 Preview 12 Scan Click Scan on the Scan dialog box. The machine starts scanning the document. NOTE If the LCD shows Out of Memory, decrease the Paper size setting or the Resolution setting. For details, see Configuring settings for scanning on page 229.
  • Page 237 Network Scanning Press Start. The machine starts scanning the document. For MFC-J4310DW/J4410DW/J4610DW Load your document. Press Scan. Press s or t to display Web Service. Press Web Service. Press s or t to display the type of scan you want to do.
  • Page 238 Network Scanning NOTE ® If you are requested to choose a software application to scan, choose Windows Fax and Scan or ® Windows Photo Gallery from the list.
  • Page 239 Index ControlCenter2 Remote Setup Macintosh ............160 Macintosh ............. 182 ® ControlCenter4 Windows .............. 96 ® Windows .............. 60 Scan Device Selector ........145 Macintosh Drivers ICA complaint ........... 152 Macintosh OCR ..............157 Brother printer driver ......... 129 Presto! PageManager ........157 ICA ..............
  • Page 240 Brother International Corporation 200 Crossing 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/ This product 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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