Brother FAX-2890 Product Safety Manual

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Product Safety Guide
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 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
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 shocks.
Fire Hazard icons alert you to the
possibility of a fire.
Version 0
(FAX-2890 / FAX-2990 / MFC-7290)
Hot Surface icons warn you not to
touch product parts that are hot.
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
buttons 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 the Courier New font
identifies messages on the
LCD of the product.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
The illustrations in this guide show the


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  • Page 1 Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of 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 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 3 DO NOT place the product near chemicals or in a place where chemical spillage could occur. In particular, organic solvents or liquids may cause the casing and/or cables to melt or dissolve, risking fire or electrical shock. They may also cause the product to malfunction or become discoloured.
  • Page 4 • DO NOT place anything in front of the product that will block printed documents or faxes. • 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: General Precautions

    General precautions WARNING Plastic bags are used in the packing of your product. To avoid danger of suffocation, keep these plastic bags away from babies and children. Plastic bags are not toys. • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries.
  • Page 6 Avoid using this product during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electrical shock from lightning. Be careful not to inhale the toner powder. In the unlikely event that toner is inhaled, please follow these steps immediately: •...
  • Page 7 CAUTION When moving the product, grasp the side handholds firmly from the front of the product. Important DO NOT remove or damage any of the caution or warning labels inside the product.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Product Safely

    Connecting the product safely WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the product. Before you clean the inside of the product, make sure you have unplugged the telephone line cord first and then the power cord from the electrical socket. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock. DO NOT handle the plug with wet hands.
  • Page 9 Doing so may cause the cord to become worn or frayed. DO NOT use the product if the power cord is frayed or damaged. Doing so may cause an electrical shock or a fire. Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT use any type of extension cord.
  • Page 10: Important Safety Instructions

    • This equipment may not be used on coin service lines provided by the telephone company or connected to party lines. • 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...
  • Page 11: Servicing The Product

    WARNING If the product has been dropped or the casing has been damaged, there may be the possibility of an electrical shock. Unplug the product from the electrical socket and call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. CAUTION If the product becomes unusually hot, releases smoke, generates any strong smells, or if you accidentally spill any liquid on it, immediately unplug the product from the electrical socket.
  • Page 12: Approval Information

    Product Warranty & Liability Brother shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from the use of the information contained herein (including, without limitation, any direct, special or consequential damages). Nothing contained herein shall affect any existing product warranty, or be construed as granting any additional product warranty.
  • Page 13: Disconnect Device

    Disconnect device CAUTION This product must be installed near an electrical socket that is easily accessible. In case of emergencies, you must disconnect the power cord from the electrical socket to shut off power completely. Radio interference This product complies with EN55022 (CISPR Publication 22)/Class B.
  • Page 14 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 15: 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. Other Information ® FlashFX is a registered trademark of Datalight, Inc.
  • Page 16: Unlawful Use Of Copying Equipment

    Unlawful use of copying equipment It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. The following is a non-exhaustive list of documents which it may be unlawful to produce copies of. We suggest you check with your legal adviser and/or the relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document: ...

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