Brother MFC-J470DW Advanced User's Manual
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  • Page 1 Advanced User’s Guide MFC-J470DW DCP-J152W Version 0 UK/IRE/GEN...
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents General setup IMPORTANT NOTE....................1 Memory Storage ....................1 Automatic Daylight Saving Time (MFC models) ............1 Sleep Mode ......................2 Auto Power Off (DCP model).................2 LCD ........................3 Changing the LCD language (depending on your model) .......3 Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight ............3 Mode Timer (MFC models)..................3 Security features (MFC models) TX Lock .........................4...
  • Page 4 Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Voice operations ....................17 BT Call Sign (U.K. only).................17 Additional dialling operations ................18 Combining Speed Dial numbers ..............18 Additional ways to store numbers ................19 Storing Speed Dial numbers from the Outgoing Call history ......19 Storing Speed Dial numbers from the Caller ID history .........19 Setting up Groups for Broadcasting ..............20 Printing reports Fax reports (MFC models)...................22...
  • Page 5: General Setup

    General setup IMPORTANT NOTE Most of the illustrations in this User's Guide show the MFC-J470DW.  Memory Storage Automatic Daylight Saving Time Your menu settings are stored permanently, (MFC models) and, in the event of a power failure, will not be lost.
  • Page 6: Sleep Mode

    Chapter 1 Sleep Mode Auto Power Off (DCP model) You can choose how long the machine will remain idle before it goes into Sleep Mode The Auto Power Off feature will turn off the (up to 60 minutes). The timer will restart if any machine after it has been in Sleep Mode for operation is carried out on the machine.
  • Page 7: Lcd

    General setup Mode Timer (MFC models) Changing the LCD language (depending on your model) The machine’s control panel has four temporary mode keys: FAX, SCAN, COPY and WEB. You can change the amount of You can change the LCD language. time the machine takes after the last Fax, Scan, Copy or Web operation before it Press Menu.
  • Page 8: Security Features (Mfc Models)

    PC printing Press a or b to choose TX Lock. NOTE Press OK. If you forget the TX Lock password, contact Brother customer service for Enter a 4-digit number for the password. support. Press OK. When the LCD shows Verify: re-enter the password.
  • Page 9: Turning Tx Lock On/Off

    Security features (MFC models) Turning TX Lock on/off Changing the password Press Menu. Turning TX Lock on Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Press a or b to choose Fax. Miscellaneous.
  • Page 10: Sending A Fax (Mfc Models)

    Sending a fax (MFC models) Additional sending NOTE options • Most settings are temporary and the machine returns to its default settings after you send a fax. Sending faxes using multiple • You can save some of the settings you settings use most often by making them the default settings.
  • Page 11: Changing The Fax Resolution

    Sending a fax (MFC models) NOTE NOTE Even if you choose Light or Dark, the You can choose four different resolution machine will send the fax using the Auto settings for monochrome faxes and two setting in either of the following conditions: for colour.
  • Page 12: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Chapter 3 Additional sending Setting your changes as a new default operations You can save the settings for the fax options Sending a fax manually you use most often by setting them as the default settings, such as Fax Resolution, Contrast, Glass ScanSize and Manual transmission lets you hear the Real Time TX.
  • Page 13: Dual Access (Monochrome Only)

    Sending a fax (MFC models) Before you begin the broadcast Press Mono Start or Colour Start.  If you are using the scanner glass, Speed Dial numbers must be stored in the press 1 to send a fax. machine's memory before they can be used in a broadcast.
  • Page 14 Chapter 3 Cancelling a Broadcast in progress Press Mono Start. Faxing from the ADF Press Menu.  The machine starts scanning the Press a or b to choose Fax. document. Press OK. Faxing from the scanner glass Press a or b to choose When the LCD asks you Next Page?, do one of the following: Remaining Jobs.
  • Page 15: Real Time Transmission

    Sending a fax (MFC models) Real Time Transmission Overseas Mode When you are sending a fax, the machine will If you are having difficulty sending a fax scan the documents into the memory before overseas due to possible interference on the sending.
  • Page 16: Checking And Cancelling Waiting Jobs

    Chapter 3 Checking and cancelling waiting jobs You can check which jobs are still waiting in the memory to be sent, or cancel a job. (If there are no jobs, the LCD shows No Jobs Waiting.) Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK.
  • Page 17: Receiving A Fax (Mfc Models)

    Receiving a fax (MFC models) Memory Receive PC-Fax Receive ® (Windows (Monochrome only) If you turn on the PC-Fax Receive feature, Memory Receive lets you receive faxes while your machine will store received faxes in the you are away from the machine. memory and send them to your PC.
  • Page 18: Turning Off Memory Receive Operations

    Chapter 4 Turning off Memory Receive Press a or b to choose <USB> or the name of the PC you want to receive operations faxes if you are on a network. Press OK. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Backup Print:On or Press a or b to choose Fax.
  • Page 19: Changing Memory Receive Operations

    Receiving a fax (MFC models) Additional receiving Changing Memory Receive operations operations If there are received faxes in your machine’s Out of Paper Reception memory when you change the Memory Receive operations, the LCD will ask you one of the following questions: As soon as the paper tray becomes empty during fax reception, the LCD shows If all the received faxes have already...
  • Page 20: Receiving A Fax At The End Of A Conversation

    Chapter 4 Press Stop/Exit. Receiving a fax at the end of a conversation At the end of a conversation, you can ask the other party to fax you information before you both hang up. Make sure the ADF is empty. Ask the other party to place the document in their machine and to press the Start or Send key.
  • Page 21: Dialling And Storing Numbers (Mfc Models)

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Voice operations To enable the machine to work with BT Call Sign (with your external telephone only) You can use your extension or external telephone to dial voice calls. Press Menu. BT Call Sign (U.K. only) Press a or b to choose Fax.
  • Page 22: Additional Dialling Operations

    Chapter 5 Additional dialling To temporarily change a number, you can substitute part of the number with manual operations dialling using the dial pad. For example, to change the number to 01632-960556, you could enter the number (01: 01632) using Combining Speed Dial (Address Book), choose Search, press numbers...
  • Page 23: Additional Ways To Store Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Additional ways to Storing Speed Dial numbers from the Caller ID history store numbers If you have the Caller ID subscriber service Storing Speed Dial numbers from your telephone company, you can also store Speed Dial numbers from incoming from the Outgoing Call history calls in the Caller ID history.
  • Page 24: Setting Up Groups For Broadcasting

    Chapter 5 Setting up Groups for Do one of the following: Broadcasting  To add another number to the Group, repeat steps e to f. A Group, which is stored in a Speed Dial  If you are finished adding numbers to location, allows you to send the same fax the Group, press a or b to choose message to many fax numbers by pressing...
  • Page 25 Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Enter the new name (up to 16 Press a or b to choose the number you characters) using the dial pad. want to add. (For help entering letters, see Basic Press OK. User’s Guide: Entering Text.) Repeat steps d to f to add another Press OK.
  • Page 26: Printing Reports

    Printing reports Fax reports Press a or b to choose an interval. Press OK. (MFC models) If you choose Every 50 Faxes, go to step h. You can use the Menu keys to set up the  6, 12, 24 hours, 2 or 7 days Transmission Verification Report and the The machine will print the report at Journal Period.
  • Page 27: Reports

    Printing reports Reports How to print a report The following reports are available: Press Menu.  XMIT Verify Press a or b to choose (MFC models) Print Reports. Prints a Transmission Verification Report Press OK. for your last transmission. Press a or b to choose the report you ...
  • Page 28: Making Copies

    Making copies Copy options Changing copy speed and quality You can change the copy settings temporarily for the next copy. You can choose different settings to change the speed and quality of your copies. The The machine returns to its default settings factory default is Normal.
  • Page 29: Enlarging Or Reducing Copies

    Making copies If you do not want to change additional settings, press Mono Start or 198% 10x15cmiA4 Colour Start. 186% 10x15cmiLTR 141% A5iA4 Enlarging or reducing copies 100% 97% LTRiA4 You can choose an enlargement or reduction 93% A4iLTR ratio. If you choose Fit to Page, your 83% (DCP model) machine will adjust to the size you set in Paper Size.
  • Page 30: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Chapter 7 Making N in 1 copies or a If you do not want to change additional settings, press Mono Start or poster (Page Layout) Colour Start to scan the page. If you placed the document in the ADF The N in 1 copy feature can help you save or are making a poster, the machine paper by letting you copy two or four pages scans the document and starts printing.
  • Page 31 Making copies Place the document face down in the  Poster (3x3) direction shown below:  2in1(P)  2in1(L) NOTE The poster copies have overlapping  4in1(P) portions so that you can easily paste them together.  4in1(L)  Poster (2x1) ...
  • Page 32: In 1 Id Copy

    Chapter 7 2 in 1 ID copy (Page Layout) Press Mono Start or Colour Start. The machine starts scanning one side of the identification card. You can copy both sides of your identification card onto one page, keeping the original card After the machine has scanned one size.
  • Page 33: Adjusting Density

    Making copies Remove Background Colour If you do not want to change additional settings, press Mono Start or Colour Start. Removes the background colour of the If you placed the document in the ADF document when copying. This can save ink the machine scans the document and and help you read the document clearly.
  • Page 34: 2-Sided Copying (Mfc Models)

    Chapter 7 2-sided copying NOTE (MFC models) • 2in1(ID), Poster and Fit to Page are not available with 2-sided Copy. You can reduce the amount of paper used for • You can use only A4, A5 or Letter sized copies by copying on both sides of the paper. plain paper.
  • Page 35: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Making copies Place the next page on the scanner After changing the last setting, press glass. Press OK to scan the page. a or b to choose Set New Default. Repeat steps k and l until all the Press OK. pages have been scanned.
  • Page 36: A Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Cleaning and checking Clean the outside of the machine as follows: the machine IMPORTANT • Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with Cleaning the outside of the volatile liquids, such as thinner or benzine machine will damage the outside surface of the machine.
  • Page 37: Cleaning The Machine's Printer Platen

    Routine maintenance Wipe the inside and outside of the paper Clean the machine’s printer platen (1) tray with a dry, soft lint-free cloth to and the area around it, wiping off any remove dust. scattered ink with a dry, soft lint-free cloth.
  • Page 38: Cleaning The Paper Feed Rollers

    Lift the scanner cover to release the (MFC models) lock. Gently push the scanner cover Clean the front side of the Paper Feed support down and close the scanner Rollers (1) with a soft lint-free cloth cover using both hands. slightly moistened with water, using a side-to-side motion.
  • Page 39: Cleaning The Paper Pick-Up Rollers

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the paper pick-up (MFC models) Lift the Jam Clear Flap (2), and then rollers clean the back side of the Paper Feed Rollers (1) with a soft lint-free cloth slightly moistened with water. Unplug the machine from the electrical After cleaning, wipe the rollers with a socket.
  • Page 40: Checking The Ink Volume

    Checking the ink volume Clean the Paper Pick-up Rollers (1) with a soft lint-free cloth slightly moistened with water. Although an ink volume icon appears on the Slowly turn the rollers so that the whole LCD, you can use the Menu key to see a surface is cleaned.
  • Page 41: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Routine maintenance Packing and shipping Lift the scanner cover (1) to release the lock. Gently push the scanner cover the machine support down (2) and close the scanner cover (3) using both hands. When you transport the machine, use the packing materials that came with your machine.
  • Page 42 Pack the machine and the printed IMPORTANT materials in the original carton with the • Make sure the plastic tab on the left side original packing material as shown in of the orange protective part (1) locks the illustration. securely into place (2). Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton.
  • Page 43: B Glossary

    Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. Address Book Coding method Your list of Speed Dial names and Method of coding the information numbers that you have stored for easy contained in the document.
  • Page 44 Fax Journal reports. You can print the Fax F/T Ring Time Journal report on demand without The length of time that the Brother interrupting the cycle. machine rings (when the Receive Mode LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) setting is Fax/Tel) to notify you to pick up a voice call that it answered.
  • Page 45 Glossary Photo resolution (Mono only) Settings Tables A resolution setting that uses varying At-a-glance instructions that show all the shades of grey for the best representation settings and options that are available for of photographs. setting up your machine. Pulse Speed Dial A form of rotary dialling on a telephone You can set up names and numbers for...
  • Page 46: Index

    Index Numerics set new default ........31 sort ............28 using ADF ..........28 2 in 1 ID Copy ..........28 2-sided copy ............30 Dialling access codes and credit card numbers ..........18 Access codes, storing and dialling ...18 Groups (Broadcasting) ......9 Address Book Dual Access ..........
  • Page 47 ID Copy ............28 Reducing Ink cartridges copies ........... 25 checking ink volume ......36 incoming faxes ........15 Remote Setup See Software and Network User’s Guide. Reports ............ 22 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Address Book ........23 Dim Timer ..........3 Caller ID history ........23 Language ..........3 Fax Journal ..........
  • Page 48 Visit us on the World Wide Web These machines are 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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