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DCP-8045D
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  • Page 1 DCP-8040 DCP-8045D Version D ¨...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: ■ may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Register Your Product

    Frequently asked questions (FAQs) The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your Digital Copier/Printer needs. You can download the latest software and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips to learn how to get the most from your Brother product.
  • Page 4: Ordering Accessories And Supplies

    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card, you can order accessories directly from Brother. (In the USA, you can visit us online for a complete selection of the Brother accessories and supplies that are available for purchase.)
  • Page 5 (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), WILL BE LIMITED TO $50. 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 6 Center with a copy of your dated bill of sale Period(s): showing that this Product was purchased • Machines have a two-stage warranty: 2 within the U.S. For the name of local Brother years from the original purchase date and Authorized Service...
  • Page 7 90 days from the original purchase warranty. date or the rated life of the item, Brother or its Authorized Service Center will repair or replace the Machine and/or accompanying Consumable and Accessory Item(s) at no charge to you for parts or labor. The decision...
  • Page 8 Brother will issue a hold against the credit • This Warranty is the only warranty that card account number that you provide until Brother is giving for this Product. It is the Brother receives your original Product and final expression and the exclusive and only determines that your original Product is statement of Brother's obligations to you.
  • Page 9 Authorized Service Centers, Distributors, Dealers, Agents or employees, shall create another warranty or modify this warranty. This warranty states Brother’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy against Brother for any failure of the DCP/Facsimile machine to operate properly. Neither Brother nor anyone else involved in the development, production, or delivery of...
  • Page 10: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions To use the DCP safely Save these instructions for later reference. WARNING There are high voltage Do not handle the plug with wet electrodes inside the DCP. hands. Doing this might cause Before you clean the DCP or an electrical shock.
  • Page 11 To prevent injuries, be careful not to put your fingers in the area shown in the illustration. ■ When you move the DCP, grasp the side handholds that are under the scanner. Do NOT carry the DCP by holding it at the bottom.
  • Page 12: Choosing A Location

    Choosing a location Place your DCP on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the DCP near a telephone jack and a standard, grounded power outlet. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 50°F and 95.5°F (10°-32.5°C).
  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    To load paper or other media in the paper tray ..2-5 To load paper or other media in the manual feed tray (For DCP-8040)........2-7 To load paper or other media in the multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) ......2-9 To use Automatic Duplexing for copy and print operations (For DCP-8045D) .......
  • Page 14 Turning off the Scanner Lamp ........4-5 Setting the Tray Use for Copy mode ......4-6 Setting the LCD Contrast..........4-7 Printing the User Settings List ........4-7 Making copies ..............5-1 Using the DCP as a copier ..........5-1 Printable area .............
  • Page 15 Troubleshooting and routine maintenance ....... 7-1 Troubleshooting ............... 7-1 Error messages ............7-1 Original jams............... 7-4 Original is jammed in the top of the ADF unit..7-4 Original is jammed inside the ADF unit....7-4 Paper jams ..............7-5 Paper is jammed in the duplex tray (For DCP-8045D) ..........
  • Page 16 Specifications ..............S-1 Product description ............S-1 General ................S-1 Print media............... S-2 Copy ................S-3 Scanner ................S-3 Printer ................S-4 Interfaces ................. S-4 Computer requirements ........... S-5 Consumable items ............S-6 Network (LAN) board (NC-9100h) ........S-7 Optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) ..............
  • Page 17: Introduction

    Introduction Using this Guide Thank you for buying a Brother Digital Copier Printer (DCP). Your DCP-8040 or DCP-8045D is simple to use, with LCD screen instructions to guide you through programming it. You can make the most of your DCP by taking a few minutes to read this Guide.
  • Page 18: On-line Registration (usa And Canada)

    On-line Registration (USA and Canada) Insert the MFL-Pro Suite CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Click Online Registration to register your product. 1 - 2 INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 19: Dcp Part Names And Operations

    3 Face-down Output Tray Flap Support Flap with 8 Document Cover Extension 2 Front Cover Release Button 1 (DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray 9 Power Switch (MP Tray) 10 Front Cover 11 Paper Tray (Tray #1) No. Name...
  • Page 20 ■ Back view 16 ADF Cover 15 Face-up Output Tray (Back Output Tray) 14 AC Power Connector 17 USB Interface Connector 13 Duplex Tray 18 Parallel Interface (DCP-8045D ) Connector 12 Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing (DCP-8045D) No. Name Description Paper Adjustment Lever for Use to match your paper size for duplex...
  • Page 21 ■ Inside view (document cover open) 22 Document Cover 23 White Film 21 Scanner Lock Lever 20 Glass Strip 19 Document Guidelines 24 Scanner Glass No. Name Description Document Guidelines Use to center the original on the scanner glass. Glass Strip This is used to scan the original when using the ADF.
  • Page 22: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D have similar control panel keys. Print keys: Navigation keys: Secure Menu Lets you print out data saved in Lets you access the Menu to memory by entering your four-digit program. password. Job Cancel Lets you store your settings in the Clears data from the printer DCP.
  • Page 23 Sort Scan key: Lets you sort multiple copies using the ADF. Lets you access Scan mode. N in 1 (For DCP-8040) N in 1 lets you copy 2 or 4 pages onto one page. INTRODUCTION 1 - 7...
  • Page 24: Status Led Indications

    Status LED indications Status LED (Light Emitting Diode) will flash and change color depending on the DCP status. The LED indications shown in the table below are used in the illustrations in this chapter. LED status LED is off. LED is on. Green Yellow LED is blinking.
  • Page 25 2. Wait a few seconds, and then turn it back on and try to print again. If you cannot clear the error and see the same service call indication after turning the DCP back on, please call Brother Customer Service at: 1-800-284-4329 (in USA) or 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada). Cover open The cover is open.
  • Page 26: Inserting Originals For Copying (and Scanning)

    Inserting originals for copying (and scanning) You can copy from either the ADF (automatic document feeder) or from the scanner glass. Using the ADF (automatic document feeder) The automatic document feeder (ADF) can hold up to 50 pages, feeding each one individually through the DCP. Use standard (20 lb/75 g/m ) paper when using the ADF.
  • Page 27 Adjust the paper guides to fit the width of your originals. The documents are Face Up in the ADF ADF Document Output Support Flap Start Press . The DCP starts scanning the first page. INTRODUCTION 1 - 11...
  • Page 28: Using The Scanner Glass

    Using the scanner glass You can use the scanner glass to copy one page at a time, or pages of a book. To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. You can make multiple copies; however, if you want them sorted you must use the ADF.
  • Page 29: Paper

    Paper tray (Tray #1) DCP-8040, DCP-8045D Manual feed tray DCP-8040 Multi-purpose tray (MP tray) DCP-8045D Optional lower tray (Tray #2) Option for DCP-8040, DCP-8045D Recommended paper Plain Paper: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb Transparency: 3M CG 3300...
  • Page 30: Choosing Acceptable Paper

    Do not use ink jet paper. It may cause a paper jam and damage your DCP. The output quality depends on the paper type and paper brand. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com and check the latest recommendations for paper that can be used with the DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D.
  • Page 31: Paper Capacity Of The Paper Trays

    Height: 4.57 to 16.0 in. (116 to 406.4 mm) Manual feed tray Width: 2.75 to 8.66 in. Single sheet (69.8 to 220 mm) (DCP-8040) Height: 4.57 to 16.0 in. (116 to 406.4 mm) Paper tray (Tray #1) A4, Letter, Legal, B5 (ISO), 250 sheets...
  • Page 32: Paper Specifications For Each Paper Tray

    Paper specifications for each paper tray Model DCP-8040 DCP-8045D Paper Multi- Plain paper, Bond paper, types purpose Recycled paper, tray Envelope , Labels , and Transparency Manual Plain paper, Bond paper, feed tray Recycled paper, Envelope, Labels, and Transparency Paper tray...
  • Page 33: How To Load Paper

    How to load paper To load paper or other media in the paper tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Check that the guides are firmly in the slots. For Legal size paper, press the universal guide release button and pull out the back of the paper tray.
  • Page 34 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray, below the maximum paper mark, and that the paper guide is flush against the paper stack.
  • Page 35: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Manual Feed Tray (for Dcp-8040)

    To load paper or other media in the manual feed tray (For DCP-8040) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the manual feed tray. Open the manual feed tray. Slide the paper guides to fit the paper size.
  • Page 36 When you put paper in the manual feed tray, please remember the following ■ The side to be printed on must be face up. ■ Put the leading edge (top of the paper) in first and push it gently into the tray. ■...
  • Page 37: To Load Paper Or Other Media In The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray) (for Dcp-8045d)

    To load paper or other media in the multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For DCP-8045D) When printing envelopes and labels you should only use the multi-purpose tray. Open the MP tray and lower it gently. Pull out and unfold the MP tray support flap. MP tray support flap When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure it touches the back of the tray.
  • Page 38 You can place up to 3 envelopes or up to 50 sheets of 20 lb or 80 g/m paper in the MP tray. While pressing the paper-guide release lever, slide the paper guide to fit the paper size. When you put paper in the MP tray, please remember the following: ■...
  • Page 39: To Use Automatic Duplexing For Copy And Print Operations (for Dcp-8045d)

    To use Automatic Duplexing for copy and print operations (For DCP-8045D) If you want to print on both sides of the paper using the Duplex feature for copy or print, you will need to set the Paper Adjustment Lever to the size of paper you are using. This feature is available for A4, Letter or Legal size paper.
  • Page 40: On-screen Programming

    On-screen programming User-friendly programming Your DCP is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming using the navigation keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your DCP 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 DCP.
  • Page 41: Navigation Keys

    Navigation keys * Access the menu * Go to the next menu level * Accept an option * Exit the menu by pressing repeatedly * Go back to the previous menu level * Scroll through the current menu level * Go back to the previous menu level * Go forward to the next menu level...
  • Page 42 The LCD will then show the next menu level. Press to scroll to your next menu selection. Press When you finish setting an option, the LCD shows Accepted . to scroll backward if you passed your choices or want to save keystrokes. The current setting is always the option with “...
  • Page 43 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select to select to accept exit Main Menu Submenu Menu Options Descriptions Page Selections Sets the type of 1.General 1.Paper Type 1.MP Tray Thin paper in the Setup (DCP-8045D) Plain...
  • Page 44 Selects the tray that 5.Tray Use: Tray#1 Only will be used for Copy Copy MP Only mode. (For Auto DCP-8040, this menu does not appear.) (If you have the optional tray#2, see page 3-9.) — Adjusts the contrast 5.LCD of the LCD.
  • Page 45 Lets you check the 7-34 1.General 7.Page Total number of total Setup Counter Copy pages the DCP has (Continued) (For DCP-8040) Print printed so far. 8.Page List Counter (For DCP-8045D) (If you have the optional tray#2, see page 3-9.) —...
  • Page 46 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select to select to accept exit If you installed optional LAN board (NC-9100h), the LCD shows the following LAN menu. (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu...
  • Page 47 Press the Menu numbers. (ex. Press 1, 1 for Paper Type) — — to select to select to accept exit (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Main Menu Submenu Menu Options Descriptions Page Selections Select On to use the 4.LAN 2.Setup Misc.
  • Page 48: Menu Options

    If you have the optional paper tray, the LCD displays these menu options. (For DCP-8040 with the optional paper tray #2) Main Menu Submenu Menu Options Descriptions Page Selections — Select the tray that 1.General 5.Tray Use: Tray#1 Only will be used for...
  • Page 49: Key Operations Table

    Select the Copy resolution for your Auto, Text, Photo type of original. Tray Select Change the tray use only for the 5-10 #1 (XXX*), #2 (XXX*), Auto (For DCP-8040) next copy. (For DCP-8045D) 5-10 #1 (XXX*), #2 (XXX*), MP Tray, Auto Sort Sort multiple copies, using the ADF.
  • Page 50: Getting Started

    Getting started General Setup Setting the Paper Type To get the best print quality, set the DCP for the type of paper you are using. For DCP-8040 Menu Press 11.Paper Type ▲ Plain —OR— Thick If you have the optional paper tray, ▼...
  • Page 51 For DCP-8045D Menu Press to set the 11.Paper Type paper type for MP Tray . 1.MP Tray 2.Tray #1 —OR— 3.Tray #2 Menu Press to set the ▲▼ Select & Set paper type for Tray #1 . —OR— Menu If you have the optional paper tray, press to set the paper type for Tray #2 .
  • Page 52: Setting The Paper Size

    Setting the Paper Size You can use eight sizes of paper for printing copies: A4, letter, legal, executive, A5, A6, B5 and B6. When you change the size of paper in the DCP, you will need to change the setting for Paper Size at the same time so your DCP can fit reduced copy on the page.
  • Page 53: Setting The Beeper Volume

    Setting the Beeper Volume You can change the beeper volume. The default setting is Med . When the beeper is on, the DCP beeps every time you press a key or make a mistake. Menu Press 13.Beeper ▲ Press to select your High option.
  • Page 54: Sleep Time

    Sleep Time Setting the Sleep Time reduces power consumption by turning off the fuser inside the DCP, while it is idle. You can choose how long the DCP is idle (from 00 to 99 minutes) before it goes into sleep mode.
  • Page 55: Setting The Tray Use For Copy Mode

    Setting the Tray Use for Copy mode If your DCP is a DCP-8040 without the optional tray #2, you can skip this setting. DCP-8040 The default setting of Auto allows * your DCP to choose the optional Tray #2 when paper is out in Tray #1 or * when the size of the original will fit best on the paper in Tray #2.
  • Page 56: Setting The Lcd Contrast

    Setting the LCD Contrast You can change the contrast to help the LCD look lighter or darker. (DCP-8040) 16.LCD Contrast Menu Press (DCP-8045D) Menu Press Select & Set —OR— Menu If you have the optional Tray #2, press Press to increase the contrast.
  • Page 57: Making Copies

    Making copies Using the DCP as a copier Your DCP can make up to 99 copies at a time. Printable area The printable area of your DCP begins at approximately 0.14 in. (3.64 mm) on both sides and 0.12 in. (3 mm) on the top and bottom of the paper.
  • Page 58: Temporary Copy Settings

    Tray Select Sort N in 1 Duplex/N in 1 (For DCP-8040) or (For DCP-8045D). These settings are temporary, and the DCP returns to its default settings 1 minute after it finishes copying. If you want to use these temporary settings again, place the next original in the ADF or on the scanner glass within that time.
  • Page 59: Making A Single Copy From The Adf

    Making a single copy from the ADF Place the original face up in the ADF. Start Press Do NOT pull on the original while copying is in progress. Stop/Exit To stop copying and eject the original, press Making multiple copies from the ADF Insert the original face up in the ADF.
  • Page 60: Single Or Multiple Copies Using The Scanner Glass

    Single or multiple copies using the scanner glass You can make multiple copies using the scanner glass. Multiple copies will be stacked (all copies of page 1, then all copies of page 2, and so on). Use the Temporary Copy keys to choose more settings. (See Using the copy keys (temporary settings) on page 5-5.) Lift the document cover.
  • Page 61: Using The Copy Keys (temporary Settings)

    Using the copy keys (temporary settings) When you want to change the settings only for the next copy, use the temporary copy keys. Temporary Copy Keys You can use different combinations. The large LCD shows your current copy mode settings. Enlg/Red:100% Duplex / N in 1 Quality :Auto...
  • Page 62: Enlarge/reduce

    Enlarge/Reduce You can select the following enlargement or reduction ratios. Auto sets the DCP to calculate the reduction ratio that fits the size of your paper. Custom allows you to enter a ratio from 25% to 400%. Enlarge/Reduce Press 100% →...
  • Page 63 Press to select the enlargement or reduction ratio you want. Press —OR— You can select Custom (25-400%) and press Use the numeric keys to enter an enlargement or reduction ratio from 25% to 400% . Press (For example, press to enter 53% .) Start Press —OR—...
  • Page 64: Quality (type Of Original)

    Quality (type of original) You can select the Quality for your type of original. The default setting is Auto , which is used for originals that contain both text and photographs. Text is used for originals containing only text. Photo is used for copying photographs.
  • Page 65: Contrast

    Contrast You can adjust the copy contrast to make copies darker or lighter. Place the original face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).
  • Page 66: Tray Select

    Tray Select Press Auto #1 (XXX*) #2 (XXX*) MP Tray Menu XXX* is the paper size you set in For DCP-8040 the LCD displays the tray use selections only if the optional paper tray is installed. 5 - 10 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 67: Duplex/n In 1

    Finished Layout Press — N in 1 2 in 1 (P) Duplex/N in 1 (DCP-8045D) 2 in 1 (L) N in 1 (DCP-8040) 4 in 1 (P) 4 in 1 (L) — Duplex(1 in 1) Portrait1 (DCP-8045D) Portrait2 Single Sided...
  • Page 68: Duplex/n In 1 Copy

    Duplex/N in 1 copy N in 1 copy You can save paper by copying either two or four pages onto one page. Please make sure paper size is set to A4 , Letter or Legal . Place the original face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 69: Poster

    After all the pages of the original have been scanned, select and press , or press , to print the copies. ■ ( P ) means Portrait and ( L ) means Landscape. ■ You can also combine the N in 1 and Duplex operations. (See Duplex (2 in 1) and Duplex (4 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) on page 5-16.) ■...
  • Page 70: Duplex (1 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (1 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Making a double-sided copy from a single-sided original Place the original face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99).
  • Page 71 Making a double-sided copy from a double-sided original Place the original face up in the ADF. Duplex/N in 1 Press to select Duplex(1 in 1) . Press Press to select Portrait2 or Landscape1 . Press Press to select Double Sided for the original. Press Make sure that you have put the original in the ADF as shown Start...
  • Page 72: Duplex (2 In 1) And Duplex (4 In 1) (for Dcp-8045d)

    Duplex (2 in 1) and Duplex (4 in 1) (For DCP-8045D) Place the original face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want (up to 99). Duplex/N in 1 Press to select...
  • Page 73: Changing The Default Copy Settings

    Changing the default copy settings You can adjust the copy settings that are shown in the chart. These settings will stay until you change them again. Submenu Menu Selections Options Factory Settings 1 . Quality — Text Auto Photo Auto 2 .
  • Page 74: Important Information

    Important information Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of Conformity (USA only) Responsible Party: Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911 USA TEL: (908) 704-1700 declares, that the products Product Name: DCP-8040, DCP-8045D comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 75: Important

    Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. WARNING 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 76: Industry Canada Compliance Statement (canada Only)

    The purpose of the International E Program is to NERGY promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. TAR ® As an E Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined NERGY TAR ® that this product meets the E guidelines for energy NERGY efficiency.
  • Page 77: Laser Safety

    FDA regulations and must be attached to laser products marketed in the United States. Manufactured: BROTHER CORP. (ASIA) LTD. BROTHER BUJI NAN LING FACTORY Gold Garden Industry, Nan Ling Village, Buji, Rong Gang, Shenzhen, China. This product complies with FDA radiation performance standards, 21 CFR Subchapter J.
  • Page 78 WARNING Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Internal laser radiation Max. Radiation Power 5 mW Wave Length 760 - 810 nm Laser Class Class IIIb (Accordance with 21 CFR Part 1040.10)
  • Page 79: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read all of these instructions. Save them for later reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Before cleaning, turn off the DCP’s power switch and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 80 Refer all servicing to a Brother Authorized Service Center. For the location of your nearest Brother Authorized Service Center, please call: In USA: 1-800-284-4357 or In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER.
  • Page 81: Trademarks

    Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © Copyright 2004 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 82: Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    DCP identifies the problem and displays an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most problems by yourself. If you need additional help, call the Brother fax back system (USA only). In USA only: 1-800-521-2846 ERROR MESSAGES...
  • Page 83 The fuser cover is open. Please close the jam clear cover. Fuser Open (See Paper jams.) DCP has a mechanical problem. Call Brother Customer Service and Machine Error tell them the Machine Error number. In USA: 1-800-284-4329 In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER You tried to make duplex printing with duplex Install the duplex tray correctly.
  • Page 84 If the DCP cannot reset itself and return to the copy setting prompt, it will display Machine Error XX. Please call Brother Customer Service and tell them the Machine Error number: In USA: 1-800-284-4329 In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER The paper is jammed in the DCP.
  • Page 85: Original Jams

    Original jams Based upon where the original is jammed, follow the appropriate set of instructions to remove it. Original is jammed in the top of the ADF unit. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Lift the ADF cover. Pull the jammed original out to the right.
  • Page 86: Paper Jams

    Paper jams To clear paper jams, please follow the steps in this section. WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some parts inside the DCP are extremely hot. When you open the front cover or back output tray of the DCP, never touch the shaded parts shown in the following diagram.
  • Page 87 Pull the paper tray completely out of the DCP. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP. Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Pull out the drum unit assembly. Pull the jammed paper up and out of the DCP.
  • Page 88 WARNING To prevent damage to the DCP caused by static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown in the following diagram. Open the back output tray. Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit. If the paper jam can be cleared, go to Step 7. If you have to pull the paper toward the back of the DCP, the fuser may get dirty with toner powder and it may scatter on the next printouts.
  • Page 89 WARNING After you have just used the DCP, some internal parts of the DCP are extremely HOT! Wait for the DCP to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the DCP. HOT! Back view Open the jam clear cover (fuser cover). Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit.
  • Page 90: Paper Is Jammed In The Duplex Tray (for Dcp-8045d)

    Push the lock lever down and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Take out the jammed paper if there is any inside the drum unit. Then put the toner cartridge back in the drum unit. Put the drum unit assembly back in the DCP. Put the paper tray in the DCP.
  • Page 91 Put the duplex tray and paper tray back into the DCP. ■ The Jam Duplex message appears if you remove a sheet of paper from the Face Down Output Tray after only one side has printed. ■ If the Paper Adjustment Lever for Duplex Printing is not set correctly for the paper size, paper jams may occur and the printing will be out of position on the page.
  • Page 92: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Dcp

    I print them. allow for this. Scanning Difficulties TWAIN errors appear while Make sure the Brother TWAIN driver is selected as the primary source. ® scanning. In PaperPort , click Scan in the File menu and select the Brother TWAIN driver.
  • Page 93 BIOS are set to support a bi-directional machine; i.e. (Parallel Port Mode – ECP) “MFC Connect Failure” If the DCP is not connected to your PC and you have loaded the Brother software, the PC will show ‘MFC Connect Failure’ each time you restart ®...
  • Page 94 DIFFICULTY SUGGESTIONS Print Quality Difficulties Printed pages are curled. Thin or thick paper below the standard can cause this problem. Make sure you select the Paper Type that suits the media type you use. (See Setting the Paper Type and Media Type in Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) Printed pages are smeared.
  • Page 95: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality This section provides information on the following topics: Examples of poor print Recommendation quality Check the printer’s environment. Conditions such as humidity, high temperatures, and so on may cause this print fault. (See Choosing a ABCDEFGH CDEF location on page x.) abcdefghijk...
  • Page 96 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality If the problem is not solved after printing a few pages, the drum unit may have glue from label stock on the OPC drum surface. 3.7 in. (94 mm) Clean the drum unit as follows: 3.7 in.
  • Page 97 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum unit.) ABCDEFGH Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. (See About abcdefghijk A B C D paper.) a b c d e If you use label sheets for laser printers, the glue from the sheets may...
  • Page 98 Examples of poor print Recommendation quality Check the paper type and quality. High temperatures and high humidity will cause paper to curl. If you don’t use the printer very often, the paper may have been in the paper tray too long. Turn over the stack of paper in the paper tray. Also, try fanning the paper stack and then rotating the paper 180°...
  • Page 99: Packing And Shipping The Dcp

    Packing and shipping the DCP Whenever you transport the DCP, use the packing materials that came with your machine. If you do not pack the DCP correctly, you may void your warranty. Turn the DCP power switch off. Unplug the DCP from the AC outlet. Lock the Scanner Lock Push the Scanner Lock Lever up to lock the scanner.
  • Page 100 Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Leave the toner cartridge installed in the drum unit. Place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the plastic bag and seal the bag. Close the front cover. Fold down the face-down output tray flap. Wrap the DCP in the plastic bag and place it in the original carton with the original packing...
  • Page 101 Pack the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, AC cord and printed materials in the original carton as shown below: If you are returning the DCP to Brother as part of the Exchange Service, pack only the DCP. Keep all separate parts to use with your ‘Exchange’...
  • Page 102: Routine Maintenance

    White Film Glass strip Document Cover White film If the screen still displays a scanner error, call Brother Customer Service for assistance at 1-800-284-4329 (in USA) or 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada). 7 - 21 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 103: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the printer Caution ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to remove dirt from the control panel. It may crack the panel. ■ Do not use isopropyl alcohol to clean the laser scanner window. ■ Do not touch the scanner window with your finger. ■...
  • Page 104: Cleaning The Drum Unit

    Cleaning the drum unit We recommend placing the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a cloth or large disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering toner. Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the blue tab from right to left several times. Return the blue tab and snap it into the Home position ( ▼...
  • Page 105: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the toner cartridge The DCP can print up to 6,700 pages using a high yield toner cartridge. When the toner cartridge is running low, the LCD shows Toner Low . The DCP is supplied with a standard toner cartridge that must be replaced after approximately 3,500 pages.
  • Page 106: How To Replace The Toner Cartridge

    How to replace the toner cartridge WARNING Just after you use the DCP, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely HOT! So, never touch the shaded parts shown in the illustration. HOT! Open the front cover and pull out the drum unit. 7 - 25 TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 107 Caution ■ Place the drum unit on a drop cloth or large piece of disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering the toner. ■ To prevent damage to the DCP from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below. Hold down the lock lever on the right and pull the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
  • Page 108 DCP. If a toner cartridge is left unpacked for a long period of time, the toner life is shortened. ■ Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the toner cartridge provided with your DCP. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement toner cartridges.
  • Page 109 Gently rock the toner cartridge from side to side five or six times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Remove the protective cover. Insert the new toner cartridge in the drum unit until it clicks into place. If you put it in properly, the lock lever will lift automatically. Drum Unit Toner Cartridge TROUBLESHOOTING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 7 - 28...
  • Page 110 Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the blue tab from right to left several times. Return the blue tab to the Home position ( ▼ ) before reinstalling the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Home Position(▼) Corona Wire Reinstall the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly and close...
  • Page 111: Replacing The Drum Unit

    Replacing the drum unit The DCP uses a drum unit to create print images on paper. If the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , the drum unit is near the end of its life and it is time to purchase a new one. Even if the LCD shows Change Drum Soon , you may be able to continue printing without having to replace the drum unit for a while.
  • Page 112 WARNING Just after you have used the DCP, some internal parts of the DCP are extremely HOT! So please be careful. HOT! Follow these steps to replace the drum unit: Press the cover release button and then open the front cover. Remove the old drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
  • Page 113 Caution To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, do not touch the electrodes shown below. Hold down the lock lever on the right and pull the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. (See Replacing the toner cartridge.) Lock Lever Discard the used drum unit according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste.
  • Page 114 Wait to unpack the new drum unit until immediately before installing it. Place the old drum unit into the plastic bag and discard it according to local regulations. Reinstall the toner cartridge into the new drum unit. (See Replacing the toner cartridge.) Reinstall the new drum unit, keeping the front cover open.
  • Page 115: Checking The Drum Life

    Checking the drum life You can see the percentage of the drum’s life that remains available. (DCP-8040) 17.Drum Life Menu Press —OR— Remaining:100% If you have the optional tray #2, Menu press (DCP-8045D) Menu Press For five seconds, the LCD shows the available percentage of drum life.
  • Page 116: Optional Accessories

    DCP. When you add the optional memory board, it increases the performance for both copier and printer operations. Model Name Optional Memory DCP-8040 (32 MB Standard Memory) 32MB TECHWORKS 12457-0001 DCP-8045D (32 MB Standard Memory) 64MB TECHWORKS 12458-0001 128MB TECHWORKS 12459-0001...
  • Page 117: Installing The Optional Memory Board

    Installing the optional memory board WARNING ■ DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power. Turn the DCP power switch off, unplug the DCP power cord from the AC outlet, and then disconnect the interface cable. WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the memory board.
  • Page 118 WARNING DIMM boards can be damaged by even a small amount of static electricity. Do not touch the memory chips or the board surface. Wear an antistatic wrist strap when you install or remove the board. If you do not have an antistatic wrist strap, frequently touch the bare metal on the printer.
  • Page 119 You can check the current memory size to press Menu Menu (DCP-8040) or (DCP-8045D). WARNING If the Status LED turns Red for a Service Error, please coll Brother Custome Service at: 1-800-284-4329 (in USA) or 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada). OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES 8 - 4...
  • Page 120: Network (lan) Board

    Network (LAN) board When you add the optional Network (LAN) Board (NC-9100h), you can connect your DCP into the network to use the Network Scanner, Network Printer and Network Management operations. WARNING DO NOT touch the surface of the main board within 15 minutes after turning off the power.
  • Page 121: Before Starting Installation

    Before starting installation Be careful when handling the NC-9100h. There are many delicate electronic components that are susceptible to damage from static electricity. To avoid such damage, use the following precautions when handling the board. ■ Leave the NC-9100h in its anti-static bag until you are ready to install it.
  • Page 122 WARNING Turn the DCP power switch off, before installing (or removing) the NC-9100h board. Remove the side cover. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal shield plate. Loosen the two screws, and then remove the metal cover plate. Cover Plate 8 - 7 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES...
  • Page 123 Plug the NC-9100h into connector P1 located on the main board as shown in the illustration (press finmly) and secure the NC-9100h with the two screws. Put the metal shield plate back on and secure it with the two screws. Put the side cover back on.
  • Page 124: Step 2: Connecting The Nc-9100h To An Unshielded Twisted Pair 10base-t Or 100base-tx Ethernet Network

    Step 2: Connecting the NC-9100h to an Unshielded Twisted Pair 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Ethernet Network To connect the NC-9100h to a 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Network, you must have an Unshielded Twist Pair Cable. One side of the cable must be connected to a free port on your Ethernet hub and the other side must be connected to the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX connector (an RJ45 Connector) of the NC-9100h.
  • Page 125: Test Switch

    Link/Speed LED is green: 10 BASE T Ethernet This Link/Speed LED will be green if the print server is connected to a 10 BASE T Ethernet. Active LED is yellow: The Active LED will blink if the print server is receiving or transmitting data.
  • Page 126: Paper Tray #2

    Paper Tray #2 You can purchase the Paper Tray #2 accessory (LT-5000) to use as a third paper source. Tray #2 holds up to 250 sheets of 20 lb (80 g/m paper. Paper Tray #2: Holds approx. 250 sheets of 20 lb (80 g/m ) Letter/A4 paper Basis Weight: 16 to 28 lb (60 to 105 g/m...
  • Page 127: Glossary

    ® True Type fonts The fonts that are used in the Windows operating systems. If you install the Brother True Type fonts, more types of ® fonts will be available for Windows applications. User Settings A printed report that shows the current settings of your DCP.
  • Page 128: Specifications

    Specifications Product description The DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D are 3 in 1 Multi-Function Centers: Printer, Copier and Color Scanner. The DCP-8045D includes Duplex Printing. General Memory Capacity 32 MB Optional Memory 1 DIMM slot; Memory expandable up to 160 MB Automatic Document...
  • Page 129: Print Media

    General (continued) Weight Without Drum/Toner Unit: DCP-8040: 36.6 lb/16.6 kg DCP-8045D: 39.9 lb/18.1 kg Noise Operating: 53 dB A or less Standby: 30 dB A or less Temperature Operating: 50 - 90.5 (10 - 32.5 °F °C Storage: 32 - 104 (0 - 40 °F...
  • Page 130: Copy

    Up to 600 × 2,400 dpi (optical) ® * Maximum 1200 x 1200 dpi scanning with Windows (resolution up to 9600 x 9600 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility) Document Size ADF Width: 5.8" to 8.5" (148 mm to 216 mm) ADF Height: 5.8"...
  • Page 131: Printer

    Printer ® Emulation PCL6 (Brother Printing System for Windows emulation mode of HP LaserJet) and BR-Script ® (PostScript ) Level 3 ® Printer Driver Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP and ® Windows NT Workstation Version 4.0 driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability ®...
  • Page 132: Computer Requirements

    (Printing, Scanning* PC-FAX Send Only) NOTE: All registered trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective companies. For the latest drivers, go to the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or greater. ® ®...
  • Page 133: Consumable Items

    Consumable items Toner Cartridge Life TN-540: Expectancy Standard Toner Cartridge - Up to 3,500* pages TN-570: High Yield Toner Cartridge - Up to 6,700* pages * (when printing letter size or A4 paper at 5% print coverage) Toner life expectancy will vary depending upon the type of average print job.
  • Page 134: Network (lan) Board (nc-9100h

    Ethernet 10/100 BASE-TX Auto Negotiation TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC,NetBIOS RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, WINS LPR/LPD, Port9100, SMTP/POP3 SMB (NetBIOS/ IP), IPP, SSDP mDNS, FTP SNMP, MIBII as well as Brother private MIB TELNET, HTTP, TFTP Included Utilities: BRAdmin Professional and Web Based Management ■...
  • Page 135: Optional External Wireless Print/scan Server (nc-2200w

    Optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) NC-2200w External Connecting the optional External Wireless Wireless Print/Scan Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) to your MFC will Server (Optional) allow you to print and scan over a wireless network. Network types IEEE802.11b wireless LAN ® ®...
  • Page 136: Index

    ADF cover ......7-4 using ADF ......5-3 using scanner glass ..5-4 Brother accessories and supplies ..ii drum unit Brother numbers ....i checking remaining life Customer Service ....i ........7-34 fax back system ....ii replacing ......7-30...
  • Page 137 improving the print quality ........7-14 FCC Notices (USA) jams ........7-5 .........6-1 to 6-2 media ......2-1, S-2 resolution ......S-4 specifications ....S-4 gray scale ......S-3 Quality key (copying) ...5-5 jams original ......7-4 paper ........ 7-5 Resolution print ........S-4 scan ......... S-3 LAN Configuration ..3-7, 3-8 LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) LCD Contrast ....4-7...
  • Page 138 User Settings List ....4-7 volume, setting beeper ......4-4 warranties ......iii Canada ......vii Notice-Disclaimer ....iii USA ........iv World Wide Web ..... i I - 3 INDEX...
  • Page 139 EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT LIMITATIONS (Canada only) NOTICE This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications. NOTICE The Ringer Equivalence Number is an indication of the maximum number of devices allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the RENs of all the devices does not exceed five.
  • Page 140 ® Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard P.O. Box 6911 Bridgewater, NJ 08807–0911 USA Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. 1 rue Hôtel de Ville, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, CANADA H9B 3H6 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com These machines are made for use in the USA and Canada only. We cannot recommend using them overseas because the power requirements of your Digital Copier/Printer may not be compatible with the power available in foreign countries.

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