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  • Page 1 ® User s Guide User s Guide ’ ’ Safety and Legal Basic User’s Guide Advanced User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Safety and Legal DCP-J125/J315W/J515W/J715W MFC-J220/J265W/J410/J415W/J615W Please read this booklet before attempting to operate the machine, or before attempting any maintenance. Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Symbols and...
  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

    Compilation and Publication Notice Under the supervision of Brother Industries, Ltd. this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 4: To Use The Machine Safely

    Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. Never touch telephone wires or terminals that are not insulated unless the telephone line has been unplugged at the wall socket.
  • Page 5 DO NOT attempt to service this machine yourself because opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points and other risks and may void your warranty. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. CAUTION Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk.
  • Page 6 Some areas of the machine can cause injury if covers (shaded) are closed with force. Take care when placing your hand in the areas shown in the illustrations.
  • Page 7 Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. If the machine has been dropped or the casing has been damaged, unplug this machine from the power socket and call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. IMPORTANT • DO NOT put objects on top of the machine.
  • Page 8: Radio Interference

    THIS EQUIPMENT IS DESIGNED TO WORK WITH A TWO WIRE ANALOGUE PSTN LINE FITTED WITH THE APPROPRIATE CONNECTOR. Brother advises that this product may not function correctly in a country other than where it was originally purchased, and does not offer any warranty in the event that this product is used on public telecommunication lines in another country.
  • Page 9: International Energy Star

    The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR Program is to promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets ® the ENERGY STAR specifications for energy efficiency.
  • Page 10: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Information for Australia (MFC only) Important safety instructions 1 Read all of these instructions. 2 Save them for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the wall socket before cleaning the outside of the machine and the scanner glass.
  • Page 11 16 Unplug this product from the electrical socket and refer servicing to Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions:  When the power cord is damaged or frayed.  If liquid has been spilled into the product.  If the product has been exposed to rain or water. ...
  • Page 12 Important Information for New Zealand (MFC only) Important Safety Instructions 1 Read all of these instructions. 2 Save them for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning the outside of the machine. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 13 15 This product should be connected to an AC power source within the range indicated on the rating label. Do not connect it to a DC power source. If you are not sure, contact a qualified electrician. 16 This product is equipped with a 3-wire earthed plug. This plug will fit into only an earthed socket.
  • Page 14 27 This equipment is not capable, under all operating conditions, of correct operation at the higher speeds for which it is designed. Telecom will accept no responsibility should difficulties arise in such circumstances. This condition typically applies to 56 kbit/s modems and facsimile machines operating at >14.4 kbit/s.
  • Page 15: Important Information For Some Countries

    Please refer all servicing to our Authorized Service Personnel. A list of Authorized Service Centres has been included for your convenience, or you may contact the Brother Dealer for Service.
  • Page 16 16 Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions:  If the power cord is damaged or frayed.  If the product has been spilled by liquid.  If the product has been exposed to rain or water. ...
  • Page 17: Regulatory Notices

    Regulatory Notices WARNING DO NOT use this machine near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or washing machine, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool. Avoid using this machine during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
  • Page 18 Note Brother cannot accept any financial or other responsibilities that may be the result of your use of this information, including direct, special or consequential damages. There are no warranties extended or granted by this document.
  • Page 19 Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific to its proprietary programs. Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those...
  • Page 20: Open Source Licensing Remarks

    Open Source Licensing Remarks This product includes open-source software. Please see Open Source Licensing Remarks and Copyright information on the supplied CD-ROM “X:\\License.txt” (where X is your drive letter). Unlawful use of copying equipment It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud.
  • Page 22 BASIC USER’S GUIDE MFC-J615W Version 0 ARL/ASA/NZ...
  • Page 23 The serial number is on the back of the unit. Retain this User's Guide with your sales receipt as a permanent record of your purchase, in the event of theft, fire or warranty service. Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ © 2010 Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Page 24 CD-ROM Software User's Guide Follow these instructions for Printing, Scanning, PDF file / Network Scanning, PhotoCapture Center™, Documentation Remote Setup, PC-Fax, and using the Brother CD-ROM ControlCenter utility. Network User's Guide This Guide provides more advanced PDF file / information for configuring the Ethernet and Documentation Wireless network connections.
  • Page 25: Table Of Contents

    Accessing the Advanced User’s Guide, Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide..................1 Viewing Documentation ...................1 ® Accessing Brother Support (Windows ) ..............3 Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) ..............3 Control panel overview ..................4 LCD screen indications..................6 Basic Operations .....................6 Volume Settings.....................7 Ring Volume ....................7 Beeper Volume ....................7...
  • Page 26 Sending a fax How to send a fax ....................24 Setting scanner glass size for faxing .............25 Colour fax transmission ................. 25 Cancelling a fax in progress ................25 Transmission Verification Report..............26 Receiving a fax Receive modes ....................27 Choose the Receive Mode ..................27 Using receive modes ...................28 Fax Only ......................28 Fax/Tel......................
  • Page 27 Dialling and storing numbers How to dial ......................42 Manual dialling....................42 Speed Dialling ....................42 Search ......................42 Fax Redial .....................43 Additional dialling operations ................43 Outgoing Call history ..................43 Caller ID history .....................44 Storing numbers ....................45 Storing a pause .....................45 Storing Speed Dial numbers................45 Changing Speed Dial names or numbers............46 Making copies How to copy ......................47...
  • Page 28 Routine maintenance Replacing the ink cartridges ................57 Cleaning and checking the machine..............59 Cleaning the scanner glass ................59 Cleaning the paper pick-up rollers..............60 Cleaning the print head ................. 60 Checking the print quality ................61 Checking the print alignment ................. 62 Troubleshooting Error and Maintenance messages...............
  • Page 29 Table of Contents (ADVANCED USER’S GUIDE) The Advanced User's Guide explains the following features and operations. You can view the Advanced User's Guide on the Documentation CD-ROM. General setup Printing photos from a camera Memory storage Printing photos directly from a PictBridge Setting Daylight Saving Time camera Sleep Mode...
  • Page 30: General Information

    Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Electrical Hazard icons alert you to Reading the documentation will help you possible electrical shock.
  • Page 31 Presto! PageManager application. (Macintosh) Presto! PageManager User’s Guide Note Presto! PageManager must be downloaded and installed before use. See Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) Note on page 3 for further instructions. ® • (Windows users only) The complete Presto! PageManager User’s ...
  • Page 32: Accessing Brother Support (Windows ® )

    Web support (Brother Solutions such as Web support (Brother Solutions Center), on the Installation CD-ROM. Center) on the Installation CD-ROM. Click Brother Support on the Top Menu. Double-click the Brother Support icon.   The following screen will appear:...
  • Page 33: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview 1 1 0:2 10:2 0:29 01.01.2 01.01.2 1.01.2010 Fax Mem. 1 Fax and telephone keys: 3 Menu keys:  Redial/Pause  Volume keys Redials one of the last 30 numbers called. It also inserts a pause when programming While the machine is idle, you can press quick dial numbers.
  • Page 34 General information 1 1 0:2 10:29 0:29 01.01.201 01.01.2010 1.01.2010 Fax Mem. 4 Start keys: 7 Dial Pad Use these keys to dial telephone and fax  Mono Start numbers and as a keyboard for entering information into the machine. Lets you start sending faxes or making The # key lets you temporarily switch the copies in monochrome.
  • Page 35: Lcd Screen Indications

    Chapter 1 LCD screen indications Basic Operations The LCD shows the current machine status The following steps show how to change a when the machine is idle. setting in the machine. In this example the Mode Timer setting is changed from 2 minutes to 30 seconds.
  • Page 36: Volume Settings

    General information Volume Settings Beeper Volume When the beeper is on, the machine will beep Ring Volume when you press a key, make a mistake, or after you send or receive a fax. You can choose a range of ring volume You can choose a range of beeper volume levels, from High to Off.
  • Page 37: Speaker Volume

    Chapter 1 LCD display Speaker Volume You can choose a range of speaker volume Setting the backlight levels, from High to Off. brightness Press Menu. If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, Press a or b to choose try changing the brightness setting. General Setup.
  • Page 38: Loading Paper

    Loading paper Loading paper and With both hands, gently press and slide the paper side guides (1) and then the other print media paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size. Make sure that the triangular marks (3) Note on the paper side guides (1) and paper To print on Photo (10 ...
  • Page 39 Chapter 2 Gently put the paper into the paper tray Note print side down and top edge in first. When you are using Legal size paper, Check that the paper is flat in the tray. press and hold the universal guide release button (1) as you slide out the front of the paper tray.
  • Page 40: Loading Envelopes And Postcards

    Loading paper Loading envelopes and Close the output paper tray cover. postcards About envelopes  Use envelopes that weigh between 80 to 95 gsm.  Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application. Make sure you do a test print first before printing many envelopes.
  • Page 41 Chapter 2 Loading envelopes and postcards Put envelopes or postcards in the paper tray with the side to be printed on face Before loading, press the corners and down, and the shortest edge in first as sides of envelopes or postcards to make shown in the illustration.
  • Page 42: Loading Photo Paper

    Loading paper Loading photo paper If you have problems printing on envelopes with the flap on the short edge, try the following: Use the photo paper tray which has been assembled on the top of the output paper tray Open the envelope flap. cover, to print on Photo (10 ...
  • Page 43 Chapter 2 Press and slide the paper side When you have finished printing photos guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to return the photo paper tray to the fit the paper size. Normal printing position. If you do not, you will get No Paper Fed errors when you use A4 size paper.
  • Page 44: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    Loading paper Removing small printouts IMPORTANT from the machine If you do not return the photo paper tray to the Normal printing position after printing When the machine ejects small paper onto photos, you will get a No Paper Fed the output paper tray cover you may not be error when you use standard paper.
  • Page 45: Printable Area

    Chapter 2 Printable area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can print in the shaded areas of cut sheet paper when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. ®...
  • Page 46: Paper Settings

    Press OK. Press d or c to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, Press a or b to choose Paper Size. Brother BP61, Other Glossy or Transparency. Press d or c to choose A4, A5, Press OK. 10x15cm, Letter or Legal.
  • Page 47: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See the table below.) The print quality can be affected by the type If Brother paper is not available in your of paper you use in the machine. country, we recommend testing various To get the best print quality for the settings papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 48 Loading paper IMPORTANT DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or irregularly shaped paper 1 2 mm or greater curl may cause jams to occur. • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper • Paper that cannot be arranged uniformly when stacked •...
  • Page 49: Choosing The Right Print Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right print media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Photo Printer Capture 210  297 mm (8.3  11.7 in.) Cut Sheet 215.9  279.4 mm (8 1/2  11 in.) Yes Letter 215.9 ...
  • Page 50 Up to 100 sheets of 80 gsm paper. For Photo 10  15 cm paper and Photo L 89  127 mm paper, use the photo paper tray. (See Loading photo paper on page 13.) BP71 (260 gsm) paper is especially designed for Brother inkjet machines.
  • Page 51: Loading Documents

    Loading documents How to load Adjust the paper guides (2) to fit the width of your document. documents Make sure you place your documents, face down, top edge first in the ADF You can send a fax, make copies, and scan underneath the guides until you feel from the ADF (automatic document feeder) them touch the feed roller and the LCD...
  • Page 52: Scannable Area

    Loading documents Scannable area How to load documents Note The scannable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures To use the scanner glass, the ADF must below show unscannable areas. be empty. Lift the document cover. Using the document guidelines on the left and top, place the document face down in the upper left corner of the...
  • Page 53: Sending A Fax

    Sending a fax How to send a fax Set the scanner glass size, fax resolution or contrast if you want to change them. The following steps show how to send a fax. For more advanced fax sending When you want to send a fax, or change operations and settings, see Sending a fax send or receive settings, press the fax in Chapter 3 in the Advanced User’s...
  • Page 54: Setting Scanner Glass Size For Faxing

    Sending a fax Setting scanner glass size for Press Mono Start or Colour Start. faxing Faxing from the ADF  The machine starts scanning the When documents are Letter size, you need to document. set Scan Size to Letter. If you do not, the side portion of the faxes will be missing.
  • Page 55: Transmission Verification Report

    Chapter 4 Transmission Verification Press Stop/Exit. Report Note • If you choose On+Image or Off+Image You can use the Transmission Verification the image will only appear on the Report as proof that you sent a fax. This Transmission Verification Report if Real report lists the sender’s name or fax number, Time Transmission is set to Off.
  • Page 56: Receiving A Fax

    Receiving a fax Receive modes You must choose a receive mode depending on the external devices and telephone services you have on your line. Choose the Receive Mode By default, your machine will automatically receive any faxes that are sent to it. The diagram below will help you choose the correct mode.
  • Page 57: Using Receive Modes

    Chapter 5 Using receive modes External TAD External TAD mode lets an external Some receive modes answer automatically answering device manage your incoming (Fax Only and Fax/Tel). You may want to calls. Incoming calls will be dealt with in one change the ring delay before using these of the following ways: modes.
  • Page 58: Receive Mode Settings

    Receiving a fax Receive mode settings F/T Ring Time (Fax/Tel mode only) Ring Delay When somebody calls your machine, you and your caller will hear the normal telephone ring The Ring Delay sets the number of times the sound. The number of rings is set by the ring machine rings before it answers in Fax Only delay setting.
  • Page 59: Fax Detect

    Chapter 5 Fax Detect If Fax Detect is On: Fax Detect is turned On as default. The machine receives a fax call automatically, even if you answer the call. When you see Receiving on the LCD or when you hear “chirps” through the handset you are using, just replace the handset.
  • Page 60: Telephone And External Devices

    Telephone and external devices Voice operations Telephone Service for Australia Tone or pulse (Not Available for New Zealand) ® ® ® Telstra FaxStream Duet (Distinctive Ring) If you have a Pulse dialling service, but need to send tone signals (for example, for ®...
  • Page 61 Chapter 6 ® ® ® What is the Advantage of using How does Telstra FaxStream Duet ® ® ® Telstra FaxStream Duet Function? Work? Incoming calls to the voice number, will have ® ® ® Using Telstra FaxStream Duet is the the standard ring pattern of long, long tone, most efficient way to receive both fax and followed by a pause, repeated, while the new...
  • Page 62: Caller Id

    Telephone and external devices Caller ID Registering the Distinctive Ring pattern Very Important! Caller ID is a telephone service that allows After you have set the Distinctive Ring feature the subscriber to see a display of the caller’s to on, the receive mode is set to Manual phone number or name as the telephone automatically.
  • Page 63: How Does The Caller Id Work

    Chapter 6 Telephone Service for How Does the Caller ID Work? New Zealand The Caller ID Appears on the Display When Your Telephone Rings FaxAbility As your telephone rings, the display shows you the caller’s phone number or name if the FaxAbility is a service offered by Telecom name has stored in the Speed Dial.
  • Page 64: How Does Faxability Work

    Telephone and external devices How Does FaxAbility Work? How to Turn FaxAbility OFF or ON Your telephone number will have the standard The FaxAbility function is designed to ring pattern of long, long tone, while the new accommodate the FaxAbility service provided number will have a ring pattern of long, silence, by Telecom.
  • Page 65: Caller Id

    Chapter 6 Caller ID How Does the Caller ID Work? Caller ID is a telephone service that allows The Caller ID Appears on the Display the subscriber to see a display of the caller’s When Your Telephone Rings phone number and name if available as the telephone rings.
  • Page 66: Telephone Service For Some Countries

    Telephone and external devices Telephone Service for Press a or b to choose Miscellaneous. Some Countries Press OK. Press a or b to choose Distinctive. Distinctive Ring Press d or c to choose On. (For Singapore and Hong Kong) Press OK. This machine feature lets you use the Press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 67: Caller Id (For Singapore And Hong Kong)

    Chapter 6 Connecting an external Caller ID (For Singapore and Hong Kong) TAD (telephone answering device) The Caller ID feature of this machine lets you use the Caller ID subscriber service offered by many local phone companies. Call your You may choose to connect an external telephone company for details.
  • Page 68: Settings

    Record the outgoing message on your Brother does not recommend the use of a external TAD. PABX line. PABX limitations in general can Set the TAD to answer calls.
  • Page 69: External And Extension Telephones

    Chapter 6 External and extension Operation from external and extension telephones telephones If you answer a fax call on an extension or an Connecting an external or external telephone, you can make your machine take the call by using the Remote extension telephone Activation Code.
  • Page 70: Using A Cordless External Telephone

    Telephone and external devices Using a cordless external Changing the remote codes telephone If you want to use Remote Activation, you have to turn on the remote codes. The preset Remote Activation Code is l 5 1 (l 9 1 for Once the base unit of the cordless telephone New Zealand).
  • Page 71: Dialling And Storing Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers How to dial If you have two numbers in the location, press a or b to choose the number you want to call. Manual dialling Press OK. Press Send a fax to confirm. Press all of the digits of the fax or telephone number.
  • Page 72: Fax Redial

    Dialling and storing numbers Additional dialling Fax Redial operations If you are sending a fax manually and the line is busy, press Redial/Pause, and then press Mono Start or Colour Start to try again. If Outgoing Call history you want to make a second call to a number you recently dialled, you can press The last 30 numbers you sent a fax to will be Redial/Pause and choose one of the last...
  • Page 73: Caller Id History

    Chapter 7 Caller ID history Press Stop/Exit. Note This feature requires the Caller ID subscriber You can print the Caller ID list. service offered by many local telephone (See How to print a report in chapter 6 in companies. (See Caller ID on page 33.) the Advanced User’s Guide.) (See Caller ID on page 36.) (See Caller ID (For Singapore and Hong Kong) on page 38.)
  • Page 74: Storing Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers Storing numbers Do one of the following: Enter the name (up to 16 characters)  using the dial pad. You can set up your machine to do the following types of easy dialling: Speed Dial Press OK. and Groups for broadcasting faxes.
  • Page 75: Changing Speed Dial Names Or Numbers

    Chapter 7 Changing Speed Dial names If you want to change a Fax/Tel number, do one of the following: or numbers  If you want to change the first Fax/Tel number, press a or b to You can change a Speed Dial name or choose Fax/Tel1:, then press c number that has already been stored.
  • Page 76: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Do one of the following to load your document: Place the document face down in the  The following steps show the basic copy ADF. operation. For details about each option, see the Advanced User’s Guide. (See Using the ADF on page 22.) ...
  • Page 77: Copy Settings

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. For details about changing the following copy settings, see chapter 7: Press d or c to choose Plain Paper,  Quality Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, Brother BP61, Other Glossy or  Enlarge/Reduce Transparency.  Density Press OK.
  • Page 78: Printing Photos From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Remote Setup & PhotoCapture Center Macintosh in the Software User’s Guide.) Using a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with the following popular digital camera media: Memory Stick™, Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, SD, SDHC and...
  • Page 79: Getting Started

    Chapter 9 Getting started Firmly put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into the correct slot. 1 USB Flash memory drive IMPORTANT The USB direct interface supports only a USB Flash memory drive, a PictBridge compatible camera, or a digital camera that uses the USB mass storage standard.
  • Page 80 Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive PHOTO CAPTURE key indications:  PHOTO CAPTURE light is on, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is correctly inserted. PHOTO CAPTURE light is off, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is not correctly ...
  • Page 81: Print Images

    Chapter 9 Print Images PhotoCapture Center™ print settings View Photos You can change the print settings You can preview your photos on the LCD temporarily. before you print them. If your photos are large The machine returns to its default settings files there may be a delay before each photo after 3 minutes, or if the Mode Timer returns is displayed on the LCD.
  • Page 82: How To Scan To A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive How to scan to a When you want to scan to a memory memory card or USB card or USB Flash memory drive, press (SCAN). Flash memory drive Press a or b to choose Scan to Media.
  • Page 83 Chapter 9 Do one of the following: To change the file name, go to  step j.  Press Mono Start or Colour Start to start scanning without changing additional settings. The file name is set automatically; however, you can set a name of your choice using the dial pad.
  • Page 84: How To Print From A Computer

    (See Printing for Windows or Printing and Faxing for Macintosh in the Software User’s Guide for the details about the print settings.) Install the Brother printer driver on the Installation CD-ROM. (See the Quick Setup Guide.) From your application, choose the Print command.
  • Page 85: How To Scan To A Computer

    Scanning in the Software User’s Presto! PageManager must be downloaded Guide.) and installed before use. See Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) on page 3 for Load your document. (See How to load further instructions. documents on page 22.) (For network users) ...
  • Page 86: A Routine Maintenance

    The ink dot counter automatically used with genuine Brother Original ink monitors the level of ink in each of the cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this 4 cartridges. When the machine detects an...
  • Page 87 Each colour has its own correct position. Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover. Open the new ink cartridge bag for the colour shown on the LCD, and then take out the ink cartridge.
  • Page 88: Cleaning And Checking The Machine

    Routine maintenance Cleaning and checking CAUTION the machine If ink gets in your eyes, wash it out with water at once and call a doctor if you are Cleaning the scanner glass concerned. Lift the document cover (1). Clean the scanner glass (2) and the white IMPORTANT plastic (3) with a soft lint-free cloth...
  • Page 89: Cleaning The Paper Pick-Up Rollers

    If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, try Close the Jam Clear Cover. installing a new Brother Original Make sure the cover is closed correctly. Innobella™ ink cartridge for each problem Put the paper tray firmly back in the colour.
  • Page 90: Checking The Print Quality

    Press Colour Start. new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, The machine begins printing the Print call your Brother dealer. Quality Check Sheet. IMPORTANT Check the quality of the four colour DO NOT touch the print head. Touching blocks on the sheet.
  • Page 91: Checking The Print Alignment

    Checking the print alignment You may need to adjust the print alignment after transporting the machine, if your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Ink Management. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Test Print. Press OK.
  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    You can correct most errors and routine maintenance by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ Error Message...
  • Page 93: Cannot Detect

    Cannot Detect quickly and the machine did not detect re-install it slowly until it clicks. If you are using non Brother Original Replace the cartridge with a Brother ink the machine may not detect the ink Original ink cartridge. If the error cartridge.
  • Page 94: Ink Absorber Full

    Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action Internal servicing required. This Call Brother Customer Service / your Ink Absorber Full problem may be caused by the use of Brother dealer. cartridges other than genuine Brother Original cartridges or the refilling of empty cartridges with ink from other sources.
  • Page 95: No Ink Cartridge

    Error Message Cause Action An ink cartridge is not installed Take out the new ink cartridge and re- No Ink Cartridge correctly. install it slowly until it clicks. (See Replacing the ink cartridges on page 57.) The Photo Paper Tray is in the Photo Make sure that the Photo Paper Tray No Paper Fed printing position.
  • Page 96: Out Of Memory

    Please Disconnect connected to the USB direct interface. USB Device. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ Paper is not the correct size. Check that the Paper Size setting Wrong Paper Size matches the size of paper in the tray.
  • Page 97: Error Animations Display

    Error animations display Transferring faxes to another fax machine Error animations display step-by-step If you have not set up your Station ID, you instructions when paper gets jammed. You cannot enter fax transfer mode. (See Enter can read the steps at your own pace by personal information (Station ID) in the Quick pressing c to see the next step and d to go Setup Guide.)
  • Page 98 Troubleshooting Transferring faxes to your PC Transferring the Fax Journal report to another fax machine You can transfer the faxes from your machine's memory to your PC. If you have not set up your Station ID, you cannot enter fax transfer mode. (See Enter Press Stop/Exit to interrupt the error personal information (Station ID) in the Quick temporarily.
  • Page 99: Document Jam

    Document jam Document is jammed inside the ADF unit Documents can jam in the ADF unit if they are Take out any paper from the ADF that is not inserted or fed correctly, or if they are too not jammed. long.
  • Page 100: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Troubleshooting Printer jam or paper jam Close the Jam Clear Cover. Make sure the cover is closed correctly. Take out the jammed paper depending on where it is jammed in the machine. Unplug the machine from the electrical socket. IMPORTANT Before you unplug the machine from the power source, you can transfer your faxes that are stored in the memory to your PC...
  • Page 101 Using both hands, grasp the plastic tabs Lift the scanner cover to release the on both sides of the machine and lift the lock ( ). Gently push the scanner cover scanner cover (1) until it locks securely support down ( ) and close the in the open position.
  • Page 102: Troubleshooting

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 103 Clean the print head. (See Cleaning the print head on page 60.) or graphics. Make sure you are using Brother Original Innobella™ ink. Try using the recommended types of paper. (See Acceptable paper and other print media on page 18.) The machine prints blank pages.
  • Page 104: Printing Received Faxes

    Difficulty Suggestions Photo paper does not feed When you print on Brother Photo paper, load one extra sheet of the same photo correctly. paper in the paper tray. An extra sheet has been included in the paper package for this purpose.
  • Page 105: Sending Faxes

    For example: If you subscribe to Call Waiting or some other custom service and its signal comes through the line while your machine is sending or receiving a fax, the signal can temporarily interrupt or disrupt the faxes. Brother's ECM (Error Correction Mode) feature should help overcome this problem. This condition is related to the telephone system industry and is common to all devices that send and receive information on a single, shared line with custom features.
  • Page 106: Copying Difficulties

    TWAIN or WIA errors appear when (Not available in Hong Kong) ® Make sure the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver is chosen as the primary source in starting to scan. (Windows your scanning application. For example, in PaperPort™11SE with OCR, click File, Scan or Get Photo and click Select to choose the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver.
  • Page 107: Software Difficulties

    Quick Setup Guide. Also, before you start FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must make sure your Brother machine is turned On and connected to your computer. This will allow you to access all the functions of FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 108: Network Difficulties

    It is necessary to set the third-party Security/Firewall Software to allow PC-FAX Rx. To add port 54926 for Network PC-FAX Rx, enter the information below: In Name: Enter any description, for example Brother PC-FAX Rx. In Port number: Enter 54926.
  • Page 109 Network Difficulties (continued) Difficulty Suggestions The Brother software cannot be ® (Windows users) installed. Allow network access to the following programs if your security software displays an alert message during MFL-Pro Suite installation. BrC3Rgin.exe BrnIPMon Brother Status Monitor (Network) ControlCenter Program Generic Host Process f...
  • Page 110: Dial Tone Detection

    • VoIP (Voice over IP) is a type of phone system that uses an internet connection, rather than a traditional phone line. • Brother does not recommend the use of a VoIP line. VoIP limitations in general can cause some functions of the fax machine...
  • Page 111: Machine Information

    You can reset all the machine settings Checking the serial number back to the settings that were set at the factory. You can see the machine’s serial number on Brother strongly recommends you use this the LCD. operation when you dispose of the machine. Press Menu.
  • Page 112: Menu And Features

    Menu and features On-screen programming Your machine is designed to be easy to operate with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine has to offer. Since your programming is done on the LCD, we have created step-by-step on-screen instructions to help you program your machine.
  • Page 113: Menu Table

    1Min 2Mins* 5Mins — Sets the type of paper in Paper Type Plain Paper* the paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy Transparency — Sets the size of the paper Paper Size in the paper tray. 10x15cm...
  • Page 114 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Adjusts the ring volume. General Setup Volume Ring (Continued) Med* High Adjusts the volume level Beeper of the beeper. Low* High Adjusts the volume level Speaker of the speaker. Med* High —...
  • Page 115 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page 02-10 (02*) Sets the number of rings Setup Receive Ring Delay before the machine (Example for answers in Fax Only or Australia.) Fax/Tel mode. Sets the fast double-ring F/T Ring Time 20Secs time in Fax/Tel mode. 30Secs* 40Secs 70Secs...
  • Page 116 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Initial setup for Report Setting Transmission Transmission Verification (Continued) On+Image Report and Fax Journal Report. Off* Off+Image Journal Period Every 50 Faxes* Every 6 Hours Every 12 Hours Every 24 Hours Every 2 Days Every 7 Days —...
  • Page 117: Network Menu

    Network menu Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Chooses the Network Wired LAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* BOOT method Static that best suits your needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP IP Address address. [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Enter the Subnet Subnet Mask mask.
  • Page 118 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions — Chooses the Network Wired LAN Ethernet Auto* Ethernet link (Continued) (Continued) 100B-FD mode. 100B-HD 10B-FD 10B-HD — — You can see your MAC Address machine’s MAC address from the control panel. Chooses the WLAN TCP/IP...
  • Page 119 Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Automatically Network WLAN TCP/IP APIPA allocates the IP (Continued) (Continued) (Continued) address from the link-local address range. — — You can Setup Wizard manually configure your print server for a wireless network. — — You can easily WPS/AOSS configure your...
  • Page 120 Menu and features Menu ( ) (continued) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Prints these lists and Print Reports XMIT Verify reports. — — Help List — Quick Dial Alphabetic Order Numeric Order — — Fax Journal — —...
  • Page 121 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Resets the print server Initial Setup Reset Network back to its factory default (Continued) settings, such as the password and IP address information. — Deletes all stored Speed Dial&Fax Speed Dial numbers and faxes, restores the Station ID, Quick Dial List, Transmission Verification...
  • Page 122 Menu and features FAX ( Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Sets the resolution for Fax Resolution Standard* outgoing faxes. Fine S.Fine Photo — — Changes the lightness or Contrast Auto* darkness of faxes you send. Light Dark —...
  • Page 123 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — You can send a fax without Real Time TX using the memory. Off* — — Sets up the document on Polled TX Standard your machine to be retrieved Secure by another fax machine. Off* —...
  • Page 124 See Software User’s Guide. See Advanced User’s Guide. (Macintosh users) Presto! PageManager must be downloaded and installed before use. See Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) on page 3 for further instructions. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
  • Page 125 — — Choose the paper type that Paper Type Plain Paper* matches the paper in the Inkjet Paper tray. Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy Transparency — — Choose the paper size that Paper Size matches the paper in the tray.
  • Page 126 Menu and features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — You can choose to stack or Stack/Sort Stack* sort multiple copies. Sort — — You can make N in 1 or Page Layout Off(1 in 1)* Poster copies. 2 in 1 (P) 2 in 1 (L) 4 in 1 (P) 4 in 1 (L)
  • Page 127 Watermark Copy Settings Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — Uses a template to place Template Text CONFIDENTIAL* text into your document as DRAFT a Watermark. COPY Position Pattern Size Small Medium* Large Angle -90 -45* 0 45 90 Transparency Colour Orange Yellow...
  • Page 128 Menu and features Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page (Select image Places a logo or text into Media Position from media) your document as a Watermark using an image from removable media. Pattern Size Small Medium* Large Angle -90 -45* 0...
  • Page 129 You can print a thumbnail Print Index Layout Format 6 Images/Line* page. 5 Images/Line Paper Type Plain Paper* Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy Paper Size Letter — — See the print You can print an individual Print Photos settings in the image.
  • Page 130: Print Settings

    (Not available for Photo* DPOF printing.) — — Choose the paper type. Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother BP71 Brother BP61 Other Glossy* (When A4 or — Choose the paper and print Paper Size 10x15cm* Letter is chosen) size.
  • Page 131 Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page Adjusts the hue of the white Color Enhance White Balance areas. (Not available Off* when Enhance Photos is chosen.) Enhances the detail of the Sharpness image. Adjusts the total amount of Color Density colour in the image. —...
  • Page 132: Speed Dial

    Menu and features Speed Dial ( ) Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — You can search for names Search Alphabetic Order you have stored in the Numeric Order Speed Dial memory. — — — Stores Speed Dial Set Speed Dial numbers, so you can dial by pressing only a few keys (and Start).
  • Page 133: Entering Text

    Entering Text When you are setting certain menu selections, such as the Station ID, you may need to enter text into the machine. Most dial pad keys have three or four letters printed on keys. The keys for 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.
  • Page 134: D Specifications

    Specifications General Printer Type Inkjet Piezo with 94  1 nozzle Print Method Mono: Piezo with 94  3 nozzles Colour: Memory Capacity 40 MB LCD (Liquid Crystal Wide 3.3 in. (82.79 mm) TFT Colour LCD Display) Power Source AC 220 to 240 V 50/60Hz Copying Mode: Power Consumption Approx.
  • Page 135 ADF (automatic document Up to 15 pages feeder) Paper: 80 gsm A4 or Letter size Document Size ADF Width: 148 mm to 215.9 mm ADF Length: 148 mm to 355.6 mm Scanner Glass Width: Max. 215.9 mm Scanner Glass Length: Max. 297 mm When all the modes are connected to USB.
  • Page 136: Print Media

    Specifications Print media Paper Input Paper Tray  Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper , transparency and envelopes  Paper size: A4, Legal, Executive, Letter, A5, A6, JIS B5, Envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo 10  15 cm, Photo 2L (13 ...
  • Page 137: Fax

    Compatibility ITU-T Super Group 3 Modem Speed Automatic Fallback 33,600 bps Scanning Width ADF: 208 mm (A4) Scanner Glass: 204 mm (A4) Printing Width 208 mm Greyscale Levels: 64 (B&W)/256 (Colour) Resolution  Horizontal 8 dot/mm Vertical  Standard 3.85 line/mm (Mono) 7.7 line/mm (Colour) Fine 7.7 line/mm (Mono/Colour)
  • Page 138: Copy

    Colour: Up to 20 pages/minute (A4 paper) Resolution (Mono) Prints up to 1200  1200 dpi  (Colour) Prints up to 600  1200 dpi  Based on Brother standard pattern (Fast mode/Stack Copy). Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document.
  • Page 139: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ Memory Stick™ (16 MB - 128 MB) Compatible Media Memory Stick PRO™ (256 MB - 16 GB) Memory Stick Duo™ (16 MB - 128 MB) Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (256 MB - 16 GB) Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) with adapter SD (16 MB to 2 GB) SDHC (4 GB to 16 GB) microSD with adapter...
  • Page 140: Pictbridge

    Specifications PictBridge Compatibility Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001. Visit http://www.cipa.jp/pictbridge for more information. Interface USB direct interface...
  • Page 141: Scanner

    Scanning Width Up to 210 mm Scanning Length Up to 291 mm Greyscale 256 levels For the latest driver updates for the Mac OS X you are using, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ ® ® ® ® Windows XP in this User’s Guide includes Windows...
  • Page 142: Printer

    Specifications Printer Up to 1200  6000 dpi Resolution Printing Width 204 mm [210 mm (borderless) A4, Letter, A6, Photo 10  15 cm, Borderless Index Card 127  203 mm, Photo L 89  127 mm, Photo 2L 13  18 cm, Postcard 1 100 ...
  • Page 143: Interfaces

    Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 2 m. Ethernet UTP cable category 5 or greater. LAN cable Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g (Infrastructure/Ad-hoc Mode) Your machine has a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. The machine can also be connected to a computer that has a USB 1.1 interface.
  • Page 144: Computer Requirements

    For the latest driver updates, visit us at Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. For WIA, 1200  1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility http://solutions.brother.com/ enables to enhance up to 19200  19200 dpi. All trademarks, brand and product names are Third party USB ports are not supported.
  • Page 145: Consumable Items

    For more information about the replacement consumables, visit us at http://www.brother.com/pageyield What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother. The name "Innobella™" derives from the words "Innovation" and "Bella" (meaning "Beautiful" in Italian) and is a representation of the "innovative"...
  • Page 146: Network (Lan)

    SSID (32 chr), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), Security WPA2-PSK (AES) Setup Support Utility AOSS™ See the Computer Requirements chart on page 115. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/...
  • Page 147: Index

    ..........27 Outgoing Call ........43 Fax Detect ..........30 Speed Dial ..........42 Distinctive Ring setting ring pattern ......33 turning off ........33 Brother Document CreativeCenter ........3 loading ..........22 Caller ID Envelopes ......11 Caller ID history ........44 Error messages on LCD ......
  • Page 148 Fax codes Jacks changing ..........41 Remote Activation Code ..30 External telephone ......40 Remote Deactivation Code .... 40 Jams using .............41 document ..........70 Fax Detect ..........30 paper ............ 71 Fax, from PC See Software User's Guide. Fax, stand-alone receiving ..........27 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) ....
  • Page 149 Paper ..........18 Quick Dial capacity ..........21 Group dial loading ..........9 changing ..........46 loading envelopes and postcard ...11 Search ..........42 loading photo paper ......13 Speed Dial printable area ........16 changing ..........46 size ............17 setting up by 2-digit location ....45 size of document ........22 using ..........
  • Page 150 TAD (telephone answering device), external ..........27 connecting ........38 receive mode ........27 recording OGM ........39 Telephone line connections ...........39 difficulties ..........75 interference ...........81 multi-line (PABX) ........39 Text, entering .........104 special characters .......104 Transferring your faxes or Fax Journal report ............68 Transparencies ......
  • Page 151: For Australia Only

    Warranty & Repair - For details about warranty on your Brother Product, the details are listed on the following link: www.brother.com.au under Warranty. For warranty service (repair) of your Brother product you will need to retain a copy of your sales docket and contact the Support Centre for location of the nearest Authorised Warranty Centre (AWC)
  • Page 152 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine 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.
  • Page 153 ADVANCED USER’S GUIDE MFC-J615W Version 0 ARL/ASA/NZ...
  • Page 154 CD-ROM Software User's Guide Follow these instructions for Printing, Scanning, PDF file / Network Scanning, PhotoCapture Center™, Documentation Remote Setup, PC-Fax, and using the Brother CD-ROM ControlCenter utility. Network User's Guide This Guide provides more advanced PDF file / information for configuring the Ethernet and Documentation Wireless network connections.
  • Page 155: General Setup 9

    Table of Contents General setup Memory storage.....................1 Setting Daylight Saving Time................. 1 Sleep Mode ......................2 LCD display ......................2 Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight ............2 Setting the Wallpaper ..................2 Mode Timer......................3 Security features TX Lock .........................4 Setting and changing the TX Lock password ..........4 Turning TX Lock on/off ..................5 Sending a fax Additional sending options..................6...
  • Page 156: Printing Reports

    Receiving a fax Memory Receive (Monochrome only)..............13 Out of Paper Reception .................13 Fax Forwarding....................13 Fax Storage ....................14 Printing a fax from the memory ..............14 ® PC-Fax Receive (Windows only)..............14 Turning off Memory Receive operations............16 Changing Memory Receive operations ............16 Remote Retrieval ....................17 Setting a Remote Access Code..............17 Using your Remote Access Code..............17 Remote Fax commands ................18...
  • Page 157: Printing Photos From A Memory

    Making copies Copy settings .......................28 Stop copying....................28 Changing copy speed and quality ..............28 Enlarging or reducing the copied image ............28 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (Page Layout) ........... 29 Sorting copies using the ADF ................ 31 Adjusting Density...................31 Ink Save Mode....................
  • Page 158: Printing Photos From A Camera

    Printing photos from a camera Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera..........47 PictBridge requirements ................47 Setting your digital camera ................47 Printing Images....................48 DPOF printing ....................48 Printing photos directly from a digital camera (without PictBridge)......49 Printing Images....................49 Routine maintenance Cleaning and checking the machine..............50 Cleaning the outside of the machine .............50 Cleaning the machine’s printer platen ............51 Checking the ink volume ................51...
  • Page 159: General Setup

    General setup Memory storage Setting Daylight Saving Time Even if there is a power failure, you will not lose the settings you have chosen using the You can set the machine to change for Menu key because they are stored daylight saving time.
  • Page 160: Sleep Mode

    Chapter 1 Sleep Mode LCD display You can choose how long the machine will Setting the Dim Timer for the remain idle (from 1 to 60 minutes) before it backlight goes into sleep mode. The timer will restart if any operation is carried out on the machine. You can set how long the LCD backlight stays Press Menu.
  • Page 161: Mode Timer

    General setup Mode Timer The machine has four temporary mode keys on the control panel: FAX, SCAN, COPY and PHOTO CAPTURE. You can change the amount of time the machine takes after the last Scan, Copy or PhotoCapture operation before it returns to Fax mode. If you choose Off, the machine stays in the mode you used last by default.
  • Page 162: Security Features

    When the LCD shows Verify:,  PC printing re-enter the password.  Scanning Press OK.  PhotoCapture Press Stop/Exit.  Operation from the Control panel Note If you forget the TX Lock password, please call your Brother dealer for service.
  • Page 163: Turning Tx Lock On/Off

    Security features 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. Press OK.
  • Page 164: Sending A Fax

    Sending a fax Additional sending Contrast options If your document is very light or very dark, you may want to change the contrast. For most documents the factory setting Auto can be Sending faxes using multiple used. It automatically chooses the suitable settings contrast for your document.
  • Page 165: Changing Fax Resolution

    Sending a fax Changing fax resolution Setting your changes as a new default The quality of a fax can be improved by changing the fax resolution. You can save the fax settings for Fax Resolution, Contrast, Press (FAX). Real Time TX and Glass ScanSize you use most often by setting them as default.
  • Page 166: Additional Sending Operations

    Chapter 3 Additional sending Note operations If the Out of Memory message appears, press Stop/Exit to cancel or Mono Start to send the pages scanned so Sending a fax manually far. Manual transmission lets you hear the Broadcasting dialling, ringing and fax-receiving tones while (Monochrome only) sending a fax.
  • Page 167: Real Time Transmission

    Sending a fax Press OK. Note The LCD will ask you the following • If you did not use up any of the numbers question: for Groups, you can “broadcast” faxes to Cancel Job? as many as 250 different numbers. i Press 1 i Press 2 •...
  • Page 168: Overseas Mode

    Chapter 3 Overseas Mode Delayed Batch Transmission (Monochrome only) If you are having difficulty sending a fax overseas due to possible interference on the Before sending the delayed faxes, your telephone line, we recommend that you turn machine will help you economize by sorting on the Overseas mode.
  • Page 169: Polling Overview

    Sending a fax Polling overview Do one of the following: To cancel, press 1 to choose Yes.  Polling lets you set up your machine so other If you want to cancel another job go people can receive faxes from you, but they to step d.
  • Page 170 Secure Polling lets you restrict who can get the documents you set up to be polled. Secure Polling only works with Brother fax machines. If another person wants to retrieve a fax from your machine, they will have to enter the secure code.
  • Page 171: Receiving A Fax

    Receiving a fax Memory Receive Fax Forwarding (Monochrome only) When you choose Fax Forward, your machine stores the received fax in the You can only use one Memory Receive memory. The machine will then dial the fax operation at a time: number you have programmed and forward the fax message.
  • Page 172: Fax Storage

    Chapter 4 Fax Storage Press Mono Start. Press Stop/Exit. If you choose Fax Storage, your machine stores the received fax in the memory. You Note will be able to retrieve fax messages from When you print a fax from the memory, the another location using the remote retrieval fax data will be erased.
  • Page 173 Receiving a fax Changing the destination PC Press a or b to choose PC Fax Receive. Press Menu. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Fax. The LCD shows the message Press OK. Run PC-Fax on your computer. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Press a or b to choose <USB>...
  • Page 174: Turning Off Memory Receive Operations

    Chapter 4 Turning off Memory Receive Changing Memory Receive operations operations If received faxes remain in your machine’s Press Menu. memory when you change the Memory Receive Operations, the LCD will ask you Press a or b to choose Fax. one of the following questions: Press OK.
  • Page 175: Remote Retrieval

    Receiving a fax Remote Retrieval Using your Remote Access Code You can call your machine from any touch-tone telephone or fax machine and Dial your fax number from a touch-tone then use the remote access code and remote telephone or another fax machine. commands to retrieve fax messages.
  • Page 176: Remote Fax Commands

    Chapter 4 Remote Fax commands Follow the commands below to access features when you are away from the machine. When you call the machine and enter your remote access code (3 digits followed by ), the system will give two short beeps and you must enter a remote command. Remote commands Operation details Change the Fax Forwarding or Fax...
  • Page 177: Retrieving Fax Messages

    Receiving a fax Retrieving fax messages Changing your Fax Forwarding number You can call your machine from any touch-tone telephone and have your fax You can change the default setting of your fax messages sent to a machine. Before you use forwarding number from another touch-tone this feature, you have to turn on Fax Storage.
  • Page 178: Additional Receiving Operations

    Secure Polling lets you restrict who can get the documents you set up to be polled. Secure Polling only works with Brother fax machines. If you want to get a fax from a secured Brother machine you have to enter the secure code.
  • Page 179: Sequential Polling

    Receiving a fax Enter a four-digit secure code. Do one of the following: This is the same as the security code of If you chose Standard, press OK  the fax machine you are polling. and then go to step e. Press OK.
  • Page 180: Dialling And Storing Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers 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 555-7001 you could press (Speed Dial), choose Search, Combining Quick Dial press 03 and then press 7001 using the dial numbers...
  • Page 181: Additional Ways To Store Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers Additional ways to Press a or b to choose Complete. Press OK. store numbers Press Stop/Exit. Storing Speed Dial numbers Storing Speed Dial numbers from Outgoing Calls from the Caller ID history You can also store Speed Dial numbers from If you have the Caller ID subscriber service the Outgoing Call history.
  • Page 182: Setting Up Groups For Broadcasting

    Chapter 5 Do one of the following: Press a or b to choose Add Number. Press OK. Enter a second fax or telephone  number (up to 20 digits). To add numbers to the group, press Press OK. a or b to choose Alphabetic Order or Numeric Order and OK.
  • Page 183 Dialling and storing numbers Deleting a number from a Group Note How to change the stored name or Press (Speed Dial). number: If you want to change a character, press Press a or b to choose Setup Groups. d or c to position the cursor under the Press OK.
  • Page 184: Printing Reports

    Printing reports Fax reports Press d or c to choose an interval. Press OK. If you choose Every 50 Faxes, go to You need to set up the Transmission step h. Verification Report and Journal Period using  6, 12, 24 hours, 2 or 7 days the Menu keys.
  • Page 185: Reports

    Printing reports Reports How to print a report The following reports are available: Press Menu.  XMIT Verify Press a or b to choose Prints a Transmission Verification Report Print Reports. for your last transmission. Press OK.  Help List Press a or b to choose the report you A help list showing how to program your want.
  • Page 186: Making Copies

    Making copies Copy settings  Best Use Best mode to copy precise images such as photographs. This provides the You can change the copy settings temporarily highest resolution and slowest speed. for multiple copies. The machine returns to its default settings Press (COPY).
  • Page 187: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Making copies Making N in 1 copies or a Do one of the following:  If you chose Enlarge or Reduce, poster (Page Layout) press OK and press d or c to choose the enlargement or reduction ratio The N in 1 copy feature can help you save you want.
  • Page 188 Chapter 7 If you do not want to change additional Place the document face down in the settings, press Mono Start or direction shown below: Colour Start to scan the page.  2 in 1 (P) If you placed the document in the ADF or are making a poster, the machine scans the document and starts printing.
  • Page 189: Sorting Copies Using The Adf

    Making copies Sorting copies using the ADF Ink Save Mode You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be Ink Save Mode can help you save ink. The stacked in the order 321, 321, 321, and so on. machine prints the colours lighter and emphasises the outlines of the images as shown below: Press...
  • Page 190: Book Copy

    Chapter 7 Book Copy If you do not want to change any additional settings, press Mono Start or Colour Start. Book copy corrects dark borders and skew when copying from the scanner glass. Your Note machine can correct the data automatically or •...
  • Page 191: Watermark Copy

    Making copies Watermark Copy Using media cards or a USB Flash memory drive data You can place a logo or text into your document as a Watermark. You can select Press (COPY). one of the template watermarks, data from your media cards or USB Flash memory Load your document.
  • Page 192: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Chapter 7 Setting your changes as a Using a scanned paper document as your watermark new default Press (COPY). You can save the copy settings for Quality, Enlarge/Reduce, Density, Enter the number of copies you want. Ink Save Mode and Page Layout that you use most often by setting them as the Press a or b to choose default settings.
  • Page 193: Printing Photos From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive PhotoCapture Center™  (memory card users) Your machine is designed to read memory operations cards that have been formatted by a digital camera. Memory cards, When a digital camera formats a memory USB Flash memory drive and card it creates a special folder into which it copies image data.
  • Page 194: Print Images

    Plain Paper, Only file names that are 8 characters or Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, less will be printed correctly on the index Brother BP61 or Other Glossy. sheet. Press OK.  Press a or b to choose Paper Size...
  • Page 195: Print All Photos

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Press a or b to choose Print Photos. Enter the number of copies you want Press OK. using the dial pad. Enter the image number that you want to Do one of the following: print, from the thumbnails printed on the ...
  • Page 196 Chapter 8 Do one of the following: Note Press OK and change the print  • If Remove Red-Eye appears on the LCD, settings. (See PhotoCapture press # to attempt to remove red-eye from Center™ print settings on page 42.) your photo.
  • Page 197 Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Remove Red-Eye Do one of the following: Press OK and change the print  The machine detects eyes in your photos and settings. (See PhotoCapture will attempt to remove red-eye from your Center™...
  • Page 198: Search By Date

    Chapter 8 Press d or c to choose your photo. After you have chosen all your photos, Press OK. do one of the following:  Press OK and change the print Press a or b to choose Sepia. settings. (See PhotoCapture Press OK.
  • Page 199: Trimming

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Trimming DPOF printing You can trim your photo and print a part of the DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. image. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, FUJIFILM Note Corporation, Panasonic Corporation and If your photo is very small or of irregular...
  • Page 200: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    Plain Paper, the machine to Fax mode. (See Mode Timer Inkjet Paper, Brother BP71, on page 3.) Brother BP61 or Other Glossy. Press OK. Note If you do not want to change additional You can save the print settings you use settings, press Colour Start to print.
  • Page 201: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive If you do not want to change additional  If you do not want to customize, settings, press Colour Start to print. press d or c to choose Off. Press OK and then go to step f.
  • Page 202: Cropping

    Chapter 8 Cropping Date Print If your photo is too long or wide to fit the You can print the date if it is already in the available space on your chosen layout, part data on your photo. The date will be printed of the image will automatically be cropped.
  • Page 203: Restoring All Settings To The Factory Settings

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Scan to a memory card Restoring all settings to the factory settings or USB Flash memory drive You can restore the PhotoCapture settings Print Quality, Paper Type, Paper Size, Brightness, Contrast, Auto Crop Color Enhance, Cropping, Borderless, and Date Print, that you have changed, to...
  • Page 204: How To Set A New Default

    Chapter 8 Press (SCAN). IMPORTANT DO NOT take out the memory card or Press a or b to choose USB Flash memory drive while Scan to Media. PHOTO CAPTURE is blinking to avoid Press OK. damaging the card, USB Flash memory drive or the data stored on them.
  • Page 205: Printing Photos From A Camera

    Camera Menu Options Selections A4, Letter, 10  15 cm, Paper Size Your Brother machine supports the Printer Settings PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect (Default setting) to and print photos directly from any Paper Type Plain Paper, Other Glossy, PictBridge compatible digital camera.
  • Page 206: Printing Images

    Chapter 9  When your camera does not have any IMPORTANT menu selections, these settings are also used. To prevent damage to your machine, do not connect any device other than a digital  The names and availability of each setting camera or USB Flash memory drive to the depends on the specification of your USB direct interface.
  • Page 207: Printing Photos Directly From A Digital Camera (Without Pictbridge)

    Printing photos from a camera Printing photos Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the USB directly from a digital direct interface (1) on the machine using the USB cable. camera (without PictBridge) If your camera supports the USB Mass Storage standard, you can connect your camera in storage mode.
  • Page 208: A Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Cleaning and checking Wipe the outside of the machine with a dry, lint-free soft cloth to remove dust. the machine Cleaning the outside of the machine IMPORTANT • Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the outside surface of the Lift the output paper tray cover and machine.
  • Page 209: Cleaning The Machine's Printer Platen

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the machine’s Checking the ink volume printer platen Although an ink volume icon appears on the LCD, you can use the Menu key to see a CAUTION large graph showing the ink that is left in each cartridge.
  • Page 210: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Packing and shipping IMPORTANT the machine • Make sure that the plastic tabs on both sides of the green protective part (1) have securely clicked into place (2). When you transport the machine, use the packing materials that came with your machine.
  • Page 211 Routine maintenance Lift the machine from the front and hook Lift the scanner cover ( ) to release the the tab of the green protective part into lock. Gently push the scanner cover the keyed opening (1) on the bottom of support down ( ) and close the the paper tray.
  • Page 212 Pack the machine and the printed materials in the original carton with the original packing material as shown below. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Close the carton and tape it shut.
  • Page 213 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. ADF (automatic document feeder) CNG tones The document can be placed in the ADF The special tones (beeps) sent by fax...
  • Page 214 A combination of Speed Dial numbers that F/T Ring Time are stored in a Speed Dial location for The length of time that the Brother Broadcasting. machine rings (when the Receive Mode Help list setting is Fax/Tel) to notify you to pick up A printout of the complete Menu table that a voice call that it answered.
  • Page 215 Glossary Manual fax Pulse (Not available in New Zealand) When you lift the handset of your external A form of rotary dialling on a telephone telephone you can hear the receiving fax line. machine answer before you press Quick Dial List Mono Start or Colour Start to begin A listing of names and numbers stored in sending the fax.
  • Page 216 Scan to Media WLAN Report You can scan a monochrome or colour A printed report that shows the result of document into a memory card or USB the WLAN Connection. Flash memory drive. Monochrome images Transmission Verification Report will be in TIFF or PDF file format and A listing for each fax sent, that shows its colour images may be in PDF or JPEG file date, time and number.
  • Page 217 Index Access codes, storing and dialling ...22 Fax codes Apple Macintosh changing ..........17 See Software User's Guide. Remote Access Code ......17 Fax Forwarding changing remotely ......18 programming a number ......13 Broadcasting ..........8 Fax Storage ..........14 setting up Groups for ......24 printing from memory ......
  • Page 218 Print settings Brightness ......... 43 Colour enhancement ......43 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Contrast ..........43 Dim Timer ..........2 Date Print .......... 44 Help List ..........27 Paper type & size ......42 Quality ..........42 Return to factory setting ....45 Set new default .........
  • Page 219 Reducing copies ...........28 incoming faxes ........20 Remote Retrieval ........17 access code ..........17 commands ..........18 getting your faxes .........19 Remote Setup See Software User's Guide. Reports ............26 Caller ID ..........27 Caller ID History Report ......27 Fax Journal ...........27 Journal Period ........26 Help List ..........27 how to print ...........27 Network Configuration ......27...
  • Page 220 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine 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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