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Quick Setup Guide
Start Here
Thank you for choosing Brother, your support is important to us and we value your business. Your Brother product
is engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to deliver reliable performance, day-in and day-out.
Please read the Product Safety Guide first before you set up your machine. Then, please read this Quick Setup
Guide for the correct setup and installation.
WARNING
CAUTION
IMPORTANT
NOTE
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
Most of the illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide show the MFC-J4510DW.
The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
Basic User's Guide
WARNING
Plastic bags are used in the packing of your machine. Plastic bags are not toys. To avoid the danger
of suffocation, keep these bags away from babies and children and dispose of them correctly.
NOTE
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• You need to purchase the correct interface cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network
connection).
USB cable
It is recommended to use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 meters) long.
Network cable
Use a straight-through Category5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast
Ethernet Network.
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor
or moderate injuries.
IMPORTANT indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in
damage to property or loss of product functionality.
Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips about how the
operation works with other features.
Starter Ink
Cartridges
Black
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
Product Safety Guide
MFC-J4510DW
MFC-J4710DW
Quick Setup Guide
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Telephone Line Cord
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  • Page 1 Quick Setup Guide Start Here MFC-J4510DW MFC-J4710DW Thank you for choosing Brother, your support is important to us and we value your business. Your Brother product is engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to deliver reliable performance, day-in and day-out.
  • Page 2 For detailed information, see the Product Safety Guide. Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Pull the paper tray (for MFC-J4710DW, paper tray #1, the upper tray) a, completely out of the machine. NOTE Always make sure that the paper is not curled or wrinkled.
  • Page 3 Gently put the paper into the paper tray (for Slowly push the paper tray completely into the MFC-J4710DW, tray #1) print side down and machine. top edge first. IMPORTANT Be careful that you do not push the paper in too far;...
  • Page 4 Connect the telephone line cord. Connect the power cord Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the jack of the machine marked LINE. and telephone line Carefully guide the telephone line cord into the cable channel and out the back of the machine. Connect the other end to a modular wall jack.
  • Page 5 NOTE Install the ink cartridges If you are sharing one telephone line with an external telephone, connect it as shown below. Before you connect the external telephone, remove the white protective cap c from the EXT. CAUTION jack of the machine. If ink gets in your eyes, wash it out with water at once and call a doctor if you are concerned.
  • Page 6 Remove the orange protective part a. Take care to match the sticker color a with the cartridge color b as shown in the diagram below. Install each ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. NOTE Do not throw away the orange protective part. You will need it if you transport the machine.
  • Page 7: Check The Print Quality

    • DO NOT repeatedly insert and remove the Make sure you put paper in the paper tray (for cartridges. If you do so, ink may seep out of the MFC-J4710DW, tray #1, the upper tray) for the cartridge. initial setup.
  • Page 8 Set the paper settings Review Touchscreen (MFC-J4710DW) display For your machine to produce the best print quality and The Touchscreen displays information on screen to feed the correct paper size, the paper type and size operation and manual feed slot use. Review this must be set to match the paper in the tray.
  • Page 9: Choose The Correct Receive Mode

    Choose the correct Receive Mode The correct Receive Mode is determined by the external devices and telephone subscriber services (Voice Mail, Distinctive Ring, etc.) you have (or will be using) on the same line as the Brother machine. For details, see Using Receive Modes in chapter 5 of the Basic User’s Guide. Will you be using a Distinctive Ring number for receiving faxes? Brother uses the term “Distinctive Ring”...
  • Page 10: Set The Date And Time

    Set the date and time Set your Station ID The machine displays the date and time, and if you You should store your name and fax number to be set up the station ID, it will add it to each fax you send. printed on all fax pages that you send.
  • Page 11: Set Tone Or Pulse Dialing

    Fax Transmission Report Set the telephone line compatibility (VoIP) Your Brother machine is equipped with a If you are connecting the machine to a VoIP service Transmission Verification Report that can be used as (over the Internet) you need to change the confirmation that you sent a fax.
  • Page 12: Set The Time Zone

    Set the Time Zone You can set the time zone on the machine for your location. For example, the time zone for Eastern Time in the USA and Canada is UTC-05:00. Press 00:00 01.01.2012 Press (Date and Time). Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Time Zone.
  • Page 13: Choose Your Connection Type

    Choose your connection type ® These installation instructions are for Windows XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64 Edition, ® ® Windows Vista , Windows 7, and Mac OS X v10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x. NOTE ® • For Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2, the drivers can be found from your model’s download page at http://solutions.brother.com/.
  • Page 14: For Usb Interface Users

    ® Windows For USB interface users ® ® ® (Windows XP Home/XP Professional/Windows Vista /Windows The CD-ROM Top menu will appear. Click Before you install Install MFL-Pro Suite and click Yes if you accept the license agreements. Follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure that your computer is ON and you are logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 15 ® Windows Lift the scanner cover to release the lock a. Connect the USB cable Gently push the scanner cover support down b and close the scanner cover c using both hands. Lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into the open position.
  • Page 16 ® Windows NOTE Finish and restart XML Paper Specification Printer Driver The XML Paper Specification Printer Driver is the ® most suitable driver for Windows Vista Click Finish to restart your computer. ® Windows 7 when printing from applications that After restarting the computer, you must log on use the XML Paper Specification documents.
  • Page 17: Connect The Usb Cable

    Macintosh For USB interface users (Mac OS X v10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x) Connect the USB cable to the USB port Before you install marked with a symbol a. You will find the USB port inside the machine on the right, as shown in the callout below.
  • Page 18 Macintosh Lift the scanner cover to release the lock a. Please wait for the software to install. After the Gently push the scanner cover support installation, the Brother software will search for down b and close the scanner cover c using the Brother device.
  • Page 19 Macintosh Download and install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. On the Brother Support screen, click the Presto! PageManager to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 20: For Wired Network Interface Users

    Wired Network ® Windows For wired network interface users ® ® ® (Windows XP Home/XP Professional/Windows Vista /Windows Before you install Connect the network cable Make sure that your computer is ON and you are Lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into logged on with Administrator rights.
  • Page 21 Wired Network ® Windows Carefully guide the network cable into the cable Install MFL-Pro Suite channel and out the back of the machine. Connect the cable to your network. Put the supplied installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine.
  • Page 22 Wired Network ® Windows Choose Wired Network Connection NOTE (Ethernet), and then click Next. • If there is more than one machine connected to the network, choose your machine from the list, and then click Next. This window will not appear if there is only one machine connected to the network, the machine will be chosen automatically.
  • Page 23 Wired Network ® Windows Install MFL-Pro Suite on Finish and restart additional computers (if needed) Click Finish to restart your computer. After If you want to use your machine with multiple restarting the computer, you must log on with computers on the network, install MFL-Pro Suite on each computer.
  • Page 24 Wired Network Macintosh For wired network interface users (Mac OS X v10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x) Before you install Connect the network cable Make sure your machine is connected to the power Lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into and your Macintosh is ON. You must be logged on the open position.
  • Page 25 Wired Network Macintosh Carefully guide the network cable into the cable Install MFL-Pro Suite channel and out the back of the machine. Connect the cable to your network. Put the supplied installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Start Here OSX icon to install. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine.
  • Page 26 Wired Network Macintosh When this screen appears, click Add Printer. NOTE • If your machine is not found over the network, confirm your network settings. • You can find your machine’s MAC Address (Ethernet Address) and IP Address by printing out the Network Configuration Report.
  • Page 27 Wired Network Macintosh Download and install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. On the Brother Support screen, click the Presto! PageManager to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 28: Before You Begin

    For Wireless Network Users For wireless network interface users Before you begin First you must configure the wireless network settings of your machine to communicate with your access point/router. After the machine is configured to communicate with your access point/router, computers on your network will have access to the machine.
  • Page 29 For Wireless Network Users Choose your wireless setup method The following instructions will offer three methods for setting up your Brother machine on a wireless network. Choose the method you prefer for your environment. ® Setup using the installation CD-ROM and a USB cable (Windows and Macintosh) You need to temporarily use a USB cable during configuration (cable not included).
  • Page 30 For Wireless Network Users For methods b and c, start your wireless setup by pressing the Wi-Fi button on the Touchscreen. ® Manual setup from the control panel using the Setup Wizard (Windows , Macintosh and mobile devices) If your wireless access point/router does not support WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™) or AOSS™, write down the wireless network settings of your wireless access point/router in the area below.
  • Page 31 For Wireless Network Users Setup using the Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click Next. installation CD-ROM and ® a USB cable (Windows and Macintosh) • You need to temporarily use a USB cable during configuration (cable not included). ® •...
  • Page 32 For Wireless Network Users Choose Yes, I have a USB cable to use for When the following screen appears, check Yes installation. and then click Next. if you want to connect to the listed SSID. Click Next and go to j. Temporarily connect the USB cable (not included) directly to the computer and the When the following screen appears, the wizard...
  • Page 33 For Wireless Network Users Enter the Network Key you wrote down in Disconnect the USB cable between the step 19-a on page 29, and then click Next. computer and the machine. Click Next to continue to install MFL-Pro Suite. NOTE If your network is not configured for Wireless setup is now complete.
  • Page 34: For Macintosh Users

    For Wireless Network Users Manual setup from the Enter the Network Key you wrote down in step 19-b on page 30 using the Touchscreen. control panel using the Setup Wizard Press to cycle between lower case and upper case. Press to cycle between ®...
  • Page 35: For Windows Users

    For Wireless Network Users One-push setup using A connection result message appears for 60 seconds on the Touchscreen and a WLAN WPS or AOSS™ report will automatically be printed. ® (Windows , Macintosh If the connection failed, check the error code on the printed report and refer to Troubleshooting and mobile devices) on page 36.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings. How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key) 1) You should see the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router.
  • Page 37 For Wireless Network Users The Authentication/Encryption methods used by the selected wireless access point/router are not supported by your machine. For infrastructure mode, change the authentication and encryption methods of the wireless access point/router. Your machine supports the following authentication methods: authentication method encryption method TKIP...
  • Page 38: Install The Drivers & Software

    Wireless Network ® Windows Install the drivers & software ® ® ® (Windows XP Home/XP Professional/Windows Vista /Windows The CD-ROM Top menu will appear. Click Before you install Install MFL-Pro Suite and click Yes if you accept the license agreements. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 39 Wireless Network ® Windows When this screen appears, choose Change The installation of the Brother drivers will the Firewall port settings to enable network automatically start. The installation screens connection and continue with the appear one after another. installation. (Recommended) and click Next. IMPORTANT DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation.
  • Page 40 Wireless Network ® Windows Install MFL-Pro Suite on Finish and restart additional computers (if needed) Click Finish to restart your computer. After If you want to use your machine with multiple restarting the computer, you must log on with computers on the network, install MFL-Pro Suite on each computer.
  • Page 41 Wireless Network Macintosh Install the drivers & software (Mac OS X v10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x) The Brother software will search for the Brother Before you install device in your wireless network. If the machine is configured for your network, choose the device you want to install, and then click Next.
  • Page 42 Wireless Network Macintosh The installation of the Brother drivers will When this screen appears, click Add Printer. automatically start. Please wait for the software to install. NOTE • You can find your machine’s MAC Address (Ethernet Address) and IP Address by printing out the Network Configuration Report.
  • Page 43 Wireless Network Macintosh Download and install Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed, OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. On the Brother Support screen, click the Presto! PageManager to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 44 Install Optional Applications ® Windows Install optional Install FaceFilter Studio applications Help FaceFilter Studio and BookScan & To get instructions on how to use FaceFilter Studio, Whiteboard Suite supported by download and install FaceFilter Studio Help. Reallusion, Inc To run FaceFilter Studio, go to FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo printing application.
  • Page 45: Entering Text For Wireless Settings

    For Network Users Reset the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to the factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is idle, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except the power cord). Press Press All Settings.
  • Page 46: Replacement Consumables

    Consumables Replacement consumables When the time comes to replace ink cartridges, a message will be indicated on the Touchscreen. For more information about the ink cartridges for your machine, visit http://www.brother.com/original/ or contact your local Brother re-seller. Ink cartridge Magenta Cyan Yellow Black...

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