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Brother HL-5440D User Manual

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Product Safety Guide
(HL-5440D / 5450DN / 5470DW(T) / 6180DW(T) / DCP-8110DN / 8150DN /
Please read this guide before attempting to operate the product, or before attempting any
maintenance. Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of personal injury
or damage to property, including through fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Brother shall
not be liable for damage caused where the product owner has failed to follow the instructions set
out in this guide.
Read all of the instructions. Save them for later reference.
Symbols and
conventions used in
the documentation
The following symbols and conventions are
used throughout the documentation.
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
Prohibition icons indicate actions
that must not be performed.
Electrical Hazard icons alert you to
possible electrical shock.
Fire Hazard icons alert you to the
possibility of fire.
Hot Surface icons warn you not to
touch product parts that are hot.
Version A
8155DN / MFC-8510DN / 8710DW / 8910DW / 8950DW(T))
Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
• Not all models are available in all
• The illustrations in this guide show the
HL-5470DW and MFC-8510DN.
(HL-6180DW(T) / DCP-8110DN / 8150DN /
8155DN) In USA:
Please go to the Brother Solutions Center at and click
Manuals on your model page to download the
other manuals.
Notes tell you how you should
respond to a situation that may arise
or give tips about how the operation
works with other features.
Bold typeface identifies specific
keys on the product's control
panel or on the computer
Italicized typeface emphasizes
an important point or refers you
to a related topic.
Text in Courier New font
identifies messages on the
LCD of the product.


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  • Page 1 Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of personal injury or damage to property, including through fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Brother shall not be liable for damage caused where the product owner has failed to follow the instructions set out in this guide.
  • Page 2: Compilation And Publication

    Compilation and Publication 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 3 DO NOT place the product near chemicals or in a place where chemicals could be spilled on it. Should chemicals come into contact with the product, there may be a risk of fire or electric shock. In particular, organic solvents or liquids such as benzene, paint thinner, polish remover, or deodorizer may melt or dissolve the plastic cover and/or cables, resulting in a risk of fire or electric shock.
  • Page 4 Doing so may interfere with the operation of the product, causing print quality problems. • DO NOT place your product next to sources of interference, such as speakers or the base units of non Brother cordless telephones. Doing so may interfere with the operation of the product's electronic components.
  • Page 5: To Use The Product Safely

    To use the product safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. If you do not follow these safety instructions, there is a possibility of a fire, electrical shock, burn or suffocation. WARNING ELECTRICAL HAZARDS Failure to follow the warnings in this section may create the risk of an electrical shock.
  • Page 6 DO NOT place this product in a position where the cord is stretched or strain is otherwise put on the cord. Doing so may cause the cord to become worn or frayed. • Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT use any type of extension cord. (MFC only) Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
  • Page 7 • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries. • DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray, or an organic solvent/liquid containing alcohol or ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the product. Doing so could cause a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 8: Hot Surface

    Then consult your doctor immediately thereafter. For more safety information regarding the toners used in your product, please visit the following web address to read the Safety Data Sheets, which include important information about the chemical composition of the toners and the precautions to take in case of overexposure to toner.
  • Page 9 (DCP-8150DN/8155DN/MFC-8710DW/8910DW/8950DW(T) only) This product is heavy and weighs more than 39.7 lb. (18.0 kg) including paper. To prevent possible injuries at least two people should lift the product by holding it from the front and back. If you use a Lower Tray, DO NOT carry the product with the Lower Tray as you may be injured or cause damage to the product because it is not attached to the Lower Tray.
  • Page 10 Important DO NOT remove or damage any of the caution or warning labels inside the product. 190°C 374°F Note Lightning and power surges can damage this product. We recommend that you use a quality surge protection device on the AC power line and any telephone (RJ-11) (MFC only) or Ethernet (RJ-45) cable (Network models only) plugged into the product.
  • Page 11: Important Safety Instructions

    For the location of your nearest Brother Authorized Service Center, please call: In USA: 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER 7 Unplug this product from the AC power outlet and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: ...
  • Page 12 Regulation WARNING (MFC only) When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock and injury to people, including the following: 1 DO NOT use this product near water, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or washing machine, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.
  • Page 13 If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact Brother Customer Service. (uu Basic User's Guide: Brother numbers) If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
  • Page 14 If you are not able to solve a problem with your product, call Brother Customer Service. (uu Basic User's Guide: Brother numbers) WARNING For protection against the risk of electrical shock, always disconnect all cables from the wall outlet before servicing, modifying or installing the equipment.
  • Page 15 Important • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. • A shielded interface cable should be used to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B...
  • Page 16: Equipment Attachment Limitations (Canada Only)

    Industry Canada Compliance Statement (Canada only) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES–003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB–003 du Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of this device.
  • Page 17 FDA regulations and must be attached to laser products marketed in the United States. Manufactured: BROTHER TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD. No.6 Gold Garden Ind. Nanling, Nanwan, Longgang, Shenzhen, China This product complies with FDA performance standards for laser products except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No.
  • Page 18: For Use In The Usa Or Canada Only

    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 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 visit Brother Solutions Center at to view Open Source Licensing Remarks and Copyright information. Copyright and License ©2012 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. This product includes software developed by the following vendors: ©1983-1998 PACIFIC SOFTWORKS, INC.
  • Page 21 Legal limitations for copying (MFC and DCP only) Reproductions of certain documents are illegal and may result in either criminal or civil liability. The listing below is intended to be a guide rather than a complete listing of every possible prohibition.

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