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Basic User's Guide
DCP-8110D
DCP-8110DN
DCP-8155DN
Not all models are available in all countries.
Version 0
ARL/ASA/NZ/SAF/GLF

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    Basic User’s Guide DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Not all models are available in all countries. Version 0 ARL/ASA/NZ/SAF/GLF...

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    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/ © 2012 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.

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    This Guide provides useful information PDF file / Installer CD-ROM / Guide about wired network settings and security In the box settings using the Brother machine. You can (for DCP-8110DN and also find supported protocol information for DCP-8155DN) your machine and detailed troubleshooting tips.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Viewing Documentation ...................2 How to access the User's Guides for Advanced Features........4 ® Accessing Brother Support (Windows ) ..............4 Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) ..............5 Control panel overview ..................6 Data LED indications ..................8 Volume settings .....................9 Beeper volume ....................9 Loading paper Loading paper and print media ................10...

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    Printing data from a USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage Creating a PRN file for direct printing ..............27 Printing data directly from the USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage ..................28 How to print from a computer Printing a document.....................

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    Menu and features On-screen programming ..................96 How to access the menu mode ..............96 Menu table ......................97 Entering text.......................110 Specifications General ......................112 Document Size ....................114 Print media......................115 Copy ........................116 Scanner ......................117 Printer ........................118 Direct Print feature .....................119 Computer requirements ..................120 Consumable items .....................122 Interfaces ......................123 Network (LAN) ....................124 Index...

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    Table of Contents (Advanced User's Guide) You can view the Advanced User's Guide on the Installer CD-ROM. The Advanced User's Guide explains the following features and operations. General Setup Index IMPORTANT NOTE Memory storage Set Daylight Saving Time Ecology features Quiet mode feature LCD Contrast Glass ScanSize...

  • Page 9: General Information

    Bold Bold style identifies keys on the documentation machine's control panel or on the computer screen. Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Italics Italicized style emphasizes an Reading the documentation will help you important point or refers you to make the most of your machine.

  • Page 10: Accessing The Advanced User's Guide, Software User's Guide And Network User's Guide

    CD-ROM by following the instructions below: Turn on your computer. Insert the Installer CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Note If the Brother screen does not appear Double-click the Documentation icon. automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM If the model name screen appears, icon, and then double-click start.exe.

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    DCP-8155DN) Note Presto! PageManager must be downloaded and installed before use. For further instructions, see Accessing Brother Support (Macintosh) uu page 5.  The complete Presto! PageManager User’s Guide can be viewed from the Help section in the Presto! PageManager application.

  • Page 12: How To Access The User's Guides For Advanced Features

    Web support (Brother Solutions Center) You can view and download these Guides on the Installer CD-ROM. from the Brother Solutions Center at:  Click Brother Support on the main menu. http://solutions.brother.com/ The following screen will appear: Google Cloud Print Guide (for DCP-8110DN and DCP-8155DN)

  • Page 13: Accessing Brother Support (macintosh)

    To register your machine using the Brother Product Registration Page (http://www.brother.com/registration/), click On-Line Registration.  For the latest news and product support information (http://solutions.brother.com/), click Brother Solutions Center.  To visit our website for original Brother Supplies (http://www.brother.com/original/), click Supplies Information.

  • Page 14: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview DCP-8110D, DCP-8110DN and DCP-8155DN have the same keys. The illustration is based on the DCP-8155DN. Contrast:- Quality :Auto Enlg/Red:100% Tray :MP>T1 Pressab or Start 1 COPY keys: 2 Error LED Options Blinks in orange when the LCD displays an error or an important status message.

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    General information Contrast:- Quality :Auto Enlg/Red:100% Tray :MP>T1 Pressab or Start 5 Menu keys: 7 Stop/Exit Clear Stops an operation or exits from a menu. Deletes entered data or lets you cancel the 8 Start current setting. Lets you start making copies. Menu 9 SCAN: Lets you access the Menu to program your...

  • Page 16: Data Led Indications

    Chapter 1 Data LED indications The Data LED (light emitting diode) will flash depending on the machine’s status. Machine's Status Description Ready Mode The machine is ready to print, in Sleep mode, there is no print data, or the power switch is off. Receiving Data The machine is either receiving data from the computer, processing data in memory, or printing data.

  • Page 17: Volume Settings

    General information Volume settings Beeper volume When the beeper is on, the machine will beep when you press a key or make a mistake. You can choose a range of volume levels. Press Menu, 1, 2. Press a or b to choose Low, Med, High or Off.

  • Page 18: Loading Paper

    Loading paper Loading paper and Printing on plain paper, thin paper or recycled paper from Tray 1 and Tray 2 print media Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. The machine can feed paper from the standard paper tray, optional lower tray or multi-purpose tray.

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    Loading paper Fan the stack of paper well to avoid Lift up the support flap (1) to prevent paper jams and misfeeds. paper from sliding off the face-down output tray, or remove each page as soon as it comes out of the machine. Put paper in the tray and make sure: ...

  • Page 20: Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray)

    Chapter 2 Loading paper in the Pull out the MP tray support (1) and unfold the flap (2). multi-purpose tray (MP tray) You can load up to 3 envelopes or special print media in the MP tray or up to 50 sheets of plain paper.

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    Loading paper Put paper in the MP tray and make sure: Lift up the support flap to prevent paper from sliding off the face-down output  The paper stays under the maximum tray, or remove each page as soon as it paper mark (1).

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    Chapter 2 Printing on thick paper, labels and Open the MP tray and lower it gently. envelopes from the MP tray Before loading, press the corners and sides of the envelopes to make them as flat as possible. Open the back cover (face-up output tray).

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    Loading paper Put paper, labels or envelopes in the MP tray. Make sure:  The number of envelopes in the MP tray does not exceed 3. The paper, labels or envelopes stay  under the maximum paper mark (1).  The side to be printed on is face up.

  • Page 24: Unscannable And Unprintable Areas

    Chapter 2 Unscannable and unprintable areas The figures below show maximum unscannable and unprintable areas. These areas may vary depending on the paper size or settings in the application you are using. Note When using BR-Script3 emulation, the unprintable area around the edges of the paper is 4.2 mm.

  • Page 25: Paper Settings

    Loading paper Paper settings Paper Size You can use the following sizes of paper. Paper Type For Copies: A4, Letter, Legal, Executive, A5, A5 L, A6, Set up the machine for the type of paper you B5, B6 and Folio are using.

  • Page 26: Tray Use In Copy Mode

    Chapter 2 Tray Use in COPY mode Tray Use in print mode You can change the priority tray that the You can change the default tray the machine machine will use for printing copies. will use for printing from your computer and Direct Print.

  • Page 27: Acceptable Paper And Other Print Media

    Loading paper Acceptable paper and other print media Print quality may vary according to the type of paper you are using. You can use the following types of print media: plain paper, thin paper, thick paper, thicker paper, bond paper, recycled paper, labels or envelopes.

  • Page 28: Paper Capacity Of The Paper Trays

    Chapter 2 Paper capacity of the paper trays Paper size Paper types No. of sheets Standard Paper Tray Plain paper, Thin paper, up to 250 A4, Letter, Legal , B5, (Tray 1) Recycled paper (80 gsm) Executive, A5, A5 (Long Edge), A6, B6, Folio Multi-purpose Tray Width: 76.2 to 215.9 mm...

  • Page 29: Handling And Using Special Paper

    • with letterheads using low temperature dyes or thermography • that is multipart or carbonless • that is designed for inkjet printing The types of paper listed above may damage your machine. This damage is not covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.

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    This damage may not be • that were previously printed by a laser covered under any Brother warranty or machine service agreement. • that are pre-printed on the inside Occasionally you may experience paper feed problems caused by the thickness, •...

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    Loading paper Labels Types of labels to avoid The machine will print on most types of labels Do not use labels that are damaged, curled, designed for use with a laser machine. Labels wrinkled or an unusual shape. should have an adhesive that is acrylic-based since this material is more stable at the high temperatures in the fuser unit.

  • Page 32: Loading Documents

    Lift up and unfold the ADF document The ADF can hold up to 35 pages (for output support flap (2). DCP-8110D and DCP-8110DN) or up to 50 pages (for DCP-8155DN) and feeds each sheet individually. We recommend you use standard 80 gsm paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.

  • Page 33: Using The Scanner Glass

    You can use the scanner glass to copy or scan pages of a book, one page at a time. Document Sizes Supported Length: (DCP-8155DN) Up to 355.6 mm (DCP-8110D and DCP-8110DN) Up to 300.0 mm Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight: Up to 2.0 kg Close the document cover.

  • Page 34: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy (Advanced User's Guide) For details about changing the following settings uu Advanced User's Guide: Copy The following steps show the basic copy settings: operation.  Enlg/Red (Enlarge/Reduce) Contrast:-  Stack/Sort Quality :Auto  Enlg/Red:100% Quality Tray :MP>T1 ...

  • Page 35: Printing Data From A Usb Flash Memory Drive Or Digital Camera Supporting Mass Storage

    With the Direct Print feature, you do not need Choose Brother DCP-XXXX Printer (1) a computer to print data. You can print by just and check the Print to file box (2).

  • Page 36: Supporting Mass Storage

    Chapter 5 Printing data directly Note from the USB Flash • Make sure your digital camera is turned memory drive or digital • If an error occurs, the USB memory camera supporting options Direct Print and Scan to USB will not appear on the mass storage LCD.

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    Printing data from a USB Flash memory drive or digital camera supporting mass storage Press a or b to choose the folder name Note or file name you want to print. • You can change the following settings: Press OK. If you have chosen the folder name, Paper Size press a or b to choose the file name you...

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    Chapter 5 Note • You can change the default tray that the machine will use for printing. Press Menu, 1, 5, 2, and then press a or b to select the tray you want as the new default. Press (See Tray Use in print mode uu page 18.) •...

  • Page 39: How To Print From A Computer

    (uu Software User's Guide: Printing for ® Windows or Printing and Faxing for Macintosh) Install the Brother printer driver from the Installer CD-ROM. (uu Quick Setup Guide) From your application, choose the Print command. Choose the name of your machine in the...

  • Page 40: How To Scan To A Computer

    Using ControlCenter4 eliminates the need to manually launch specific applications. Load your document. (See How to load documents uu page 24.) Open ControlCenter4 by clicking Start/All Programs/Brother/XXX-XXXX (where XXX-XXXX is your model name)/ControlCenter4. The ControlCenter4 application will open.

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    How to scan to a computer Set the scanning configuration. Click Configuration, then select Button settings, Scan and File. The configuration dialog box appears. You can change the default settings. 1 Confirm PDF (*.pdf) is selected from the File Type pull-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document.

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    Chapter 7 Click File. The machine starts the scanning process. The folder where the scanned data is saved will open automatically.

  • Page 43: Changing The Scan Key Settings

    SCAN key settings You can change your machine’s SCAN key settings using ControlCenter4. Open ControlCenter4 by clicking Start/All Programs/Brother/XXX-XXXX (where XXX-XXXX is your model name)/ControlCenter4. The ControlCenter4 application will open. Make sure the machine you want to use is selected from the Model pull-down list.

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    Chapter 7 Choose the File tab. You can change the default settings. 1 You can choose the file type from the pull-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 You can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 45: Scanning Using The Scan Key

    How to scan to a computer Scanning using the SCAN key Load your document. (See How to load documents uu page 24.) Press (SCAN). Press a or b to choose Scan to PC. Press OK. Press a or b to choose File. Press OK.

  • Page 46: A Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Replacing the consumable items The following messages appear on the LCD in the Ready mode. These messages provide advanced warnings to replace the consumable items before they reach the end of their life. To avoid any inconvenience, you may want to buy spare consumable items before the machine stops printing.

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    Routine maintenance LCD messages Consumable item Approximate life How to replace Model name to prepare Toner cartridge 1 2 3 See page 41. (For Oceania) Toner Low 3,000 pages Prepare New 1 2 4 TN-3310 8,000 pages Toner 1 2 5 TN-3340 12,000 pages Cartridge.

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    • Availability of toner cartridges differs from one country to another. Visit the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/ or contact your local Brother office for further details.

  • Page 49: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Open the... approximately 3,000 pages The machine will stop printing until you Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance replace the toner cartridge. A new Brother with ISO/IEC 19752. Original toner cartridge will clear the replace toner message. Note •...

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    Replacing the toner cartridge WARNING Leave the machine turned on for 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool HOT SURFACE the extremely hot parts inside the After you have just used the machine, some machine. internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot.

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    Routine maintenance Important WARNING • We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a piece of • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner disposable paper underneath it in case cartridge and drum unit assembly into a you accidentally spill or scatter toner.

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    Important Note • Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If • Be sure to seal up the used toner cartridge toner scatters on your hands or clothes, tightly in a suitable bag so that toner immediately wipe or wash it off with cold powder does not spill out of the cartridge.

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    • If an unpacked drum unit is put in direct illustrations. sunlight or room light, the unit may be damaged. • Brother machines are designed to work with toner of a particular specification and will work to a level of optimum performance when used with Brother Original toner cartridges.

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    Close the front cover of the machine. Note Make sure that you put in the toner Note cartridge correctly or it may separate from After you replace a toner cartridge, DO the drum unit. NOT turn off the machine's power switch or open the front cover until the LCD Clean the corona wire inside the drum clears the Please Wait message and...

  • Page 55: Replacing The Drum Unit

    Printing with a third-party drum replace the drum unit with a new one. We unit or toner unit may reduce not only the recommend that a Brother Original drum unit print quality but also the quality and life of is installed at this time.

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    Replacing the drum unit Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. Important • While removing the drum unit, handle it carefully because it may contain toner. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, immediately wipe or wash it off with cold water.

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    Routine maintenance Important WARNING • We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a piece of • DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner disposable paper underneath it in case cartridge and drum unit assembly into a you accidentally spill or scatter toner.

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    Important Note • Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If • Be sure to seal up the used drum unit toner scatters on your hands or clothes, tightly in a suitable bag so that toner immediately wipe or wash it off with cold powder does not spill out of the drum unit.

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    Routine maintenance Note Make sure that you put in the toner cartridge correctly or it may separate from the drum unit. Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. Do not close the front cover of the machine.

  • Page 60: Cleaning And Checking The Machine

    Cleaning and Checking Cleaning the outside of the machine the machine Turn off the machine. Clean the outside and inside of the machine regularly with a dry, lint-free cloth. When you Disconnect the interface cables from the replace the toner cartridge or the drum unit, machine, and then unplug the power make sure that you clean the inside of the cord from the electrical socket.

  • Page 61: Cleaning The Scanner Glass

    Routine maintenance Cleaning the scanner glass Remove anything that is stuck inside the paper tray. Turn off the machine. Wipe the inside and the outside of the paper tray with a dry, lint-free cloth to Disconnect all cables, and then unplug remove dust.

  • Page 62: Cleaning The Corona Wire

    Cleaning the corona wire Note In addition to cleaning the scanner glass If you have print quality problems or the LCD and glass strip with a soft lint-free cloth shows Drum Error, clean the corona wire moistened with water, run your finger tip as follows: over the glass to see if you can feel anything on it.

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    Routine maintenance Important WARNING • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of HOT SURFACE disposable paper or cloth in case you After you have just used the machine, some accidentally spill or scatter toner. internal parts of the machine will be •...

  • Page 64: Cleaning The Drum Unit

    Make sure that the machine is in the Ready mode. (DCP-8110DN and DCP-8155DN) Press Menu, 6, 6, (DCP-8110D) Menu, 5, 5, then press Start to print the drum dot check sheet. 66.Drum Dot Print Printing...

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    Routine maintenance Take out the drum unit and toner Important cartridge assembly. • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of disposable paper or cloth in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner. •...

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    Push down the green lock lever and take Use the numbered markers next to the the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. drum roller to find the mark. For example, a dot in column 2 on the check sheet would mean that there is a mark in the "2"...

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    Routine maintenance Turn the drum unit gear toward you by Put the toner cartridge back into the hand while checking the surface of the drum unit until you hear it lock into place. suspected area. If you put the cartridge in correctly, the green lock lever on the drum unit will lift automatically.

  • Page 68: Cleaning The Paper Pick-up Rollers

    Cleaning the paper pick-up Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. rollers Cleaning the paper pick-up roller periodically may prevent paper jams by ensuring the correct feeding of the paper. If you have paper feed problems, clean the pick-up rollers as follows: Turn off the machine.

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    Routine maintenance Tightly wring out a lint-free cloth soaked Turn on the machine. in lukewarm water, and then wipe the separator pad (1) on the paper tray to remove dust. Wipe the two pick-up rollers (1) inside the machine to remove dust. Put the paper tray back in the machine.

  • Page 70: Troubleshooting

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check each of the items below first and then follow the troubleshooting tips. You can correct most problems by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.

  • Page 71: Error And Maintenance Messages

    The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. You can clear most errors and perform 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...

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    Error Message Cause Action  The DIMM is not installed  Turn off the machine and remove the DIMM Error correctly. DIMM.  The DIMM is broken. (uu Advanced User's Guide: Installing extra memory)  The DIMM does not meet the required specifications.

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    The number of pages you are Contact your administrator to check your Limit Exceeded allowed to print has been Secure Function Lock Settings. (except DCP-8110D) exceeded. The print job will be cancelled. The machine could not access Contact your administrator to check the Store Log Access Error the print log file in the server.

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    (See Resetting the drum counter uu page 51.) installed. It is time to replace the fuser Call Brother customer service or a Brother Replace Parts unit. Authorized Service Center to replace the fuser Fuser Unit...

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    Troubleshooting Error Message Cause Action It is time to replace the laser Call Brother customer service or a Brother Replace Parts unit. Authorized Service Center to replace the laser Laser Unit unit. It is time to replace the paper Call Brother customer service or a Brother Replace Parts feeding kit.

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    Error Message Cause Action A defective USB device or a Unplug the device from the USB direct Unusable Device high power consumption USB interface. Turn the machine off and then on Remove the device has been connected to again. Device. Turn the the USB direct interface.

  • Page 77: Document Jams

    Troubleshooting Document Jams Document is jammed under the document cover Document is jammed in the Take out any paper from the ADF that is top of the ADF unit not jammed. Lift the document cover. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed.

  • Page 78: Removing Small Documents Jammed In The Adf

    Removing small documents Document is jammed at the jammed in the ADF output tray Lift the document cover. Take out any paper from the ADF that is not jammed. Insert a piece of stiff paper, such as cardstock, into the ADF to push any Pull the jammed document out to the small paper scraps through.

  • Page 79: Paper Jams

    Troubleshooting Paper Jams When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure that the paper stays under the maximum paper height guides (1) on Always remove all paper from the paper tray both sides of the tray. and straighten the stack when you add new paper.

  • Page 80: Paper Is Jammed In Paper Tray 1 Or Tray 2

    Paper is jammed in paper Use both hands to slowly pull out the jammed paper. tray 1 or tray 2 If the LCD shows Jam Tray 1 or Jam Tray 2, follow these steps: Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.

  • Page 81: Paper Is Jammed At The Back Of The Machine

    Troubleshooting Paper is jammed at the back Slowly take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. The jammed paper of the machine may be pulled out with the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, or this may If the LCD shows Jam Rear, a paper jam release the paper so you can pull it out has occurred behind the back cover.

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    Important WARNING • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of HOT SURFACE disposable paper or cloth in case you After you have just used the machine, some accidentally spill or scatter toner. internal parts of the machine will be •...

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    Troubleshooting Using both hands, gently pull the WARNING jammed paper out of the fuser unit. HOT SURFACE After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot. Wait for the machine to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the machine.

  • Page 84: Paper Is Jammed Inside The Machine

    Paper is jammed inside the Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. machine If the LCD shows Jam Inside, follow these steps: Leave the machine turned on for 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool the extremely hot parts inside the machine.

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    Troubleshooting Note Pulling the jammed paper downward allows you to remove the paper easier. Press the front cover release button and then open the front cover. Slowly take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. The jammed paper may be pulled out with the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, or this may release the paper so you can pull it out from inside of the machine.

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    Important WARNING • We recommend that you put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a piece of HOT SURFACE disposable paper or cloth in case you After you have just used the machine, some accidentally spill or scatter toner. internal parts of the machine will be •...

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    Troubleshooting Push down the green lock lever and take Note the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Make sure that you put in the toner Remove the jammed paper if there is cartridge correctly or it may separate from any inside the drum unit.

  • Page 88: Paper Is Jammed In The Duplex Tray

    Paper is jammed in the duplex WARNING tray HOT SURFACE If the LCD shows Jam Duplex, follow these After you have just used the machine, some steps: internal parts of the machine will be Leave the machine turned on for extremely hot.

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    Troubleshooting Pull the duplex tray completely out of the Make sure that the jammed paper does machine. not remain under the machine from static electricity. Put the duplex tray back in the machine. Pull the jammed paper out of the Put the paper tray firmly back in the machine or out of the duplex tray.

  • Page 90: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    • If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. You can correct most problems by yourself. • If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.

  • Page 91

    Troubleshooting Printing difficulties (continued) Difficulties Suggestions The machine prints the first couple Check the settings in your application to make sure that it is set up to work with of pages correctly, then some your machine. pages have text missing. Your computer is not recognising the machine’s input buffer’s full signal.

  • Page 92: Paper Handling Difficulties

    Paper handling difficulties Difficulties Suggestions The machine does not feed paper. If the LCD shows the Paper Jam message and you still have a problem, see Error and maintenance messages uu page 63. If there is no paper, load a new stack of paper into the paper tray. If there is paper in the paper tray, make sure it is straight.

  • Page 93: Copying Difficulties

    Scanning difficulties Difficulties Suggestions TWAIN or WIA errors appear when Make sure the Brother TWAIN or WIA driver is selected as the primary source in ® your scanning application. For example, in Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE, click starting to scan. (Windows Scan Settings, Select to choose the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver.

  • Page 94

    (Windows installed. If the Security Software warning appears on the PC screen during the installation, change the Security Software settings to permit the Brother product setup program or other programs to run. (Macintosh) If you are using a firewall function of anti-spyware or antivirus security software,...

  • Page 95

    If your machine is connected to a computer with a USB interface, you cannot print EPS data that includes binary. You can print EPS data at the machine via a network. To install the BR-Script3 printer driver over the network, visit the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/.

  • Page 96: Improving The Print Quality

    Note Brother does not recommend the use of cartridges other than Brother Original cartridges or the refilling of used cartridges with toner from other sources. To get the best print quality, we suggest using the recommended paper. Check that you use paper that meets our specifications.

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    Put in a new toner cartridge. uu Replacing the toner cartridge uu page 41  The fuser unit may be contaminated. Call Brother customer service for support.  Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. Rough- surfaced paper may cause the problem.

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    Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. uu Acceptable paper and other print media uu page 19  Choose Thick Paper mode in the printer driver, choose Thick in the machine’s Paper Type menu setting or use thinner paper than you are currently using.

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    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit. uu Cleaning the corona wire uu page 54 ABCDEFGH  The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. abcdefghijk A B C D uu Replacing the drum unit uu page 47 a b c d e 0 1 2 3 4...

  • Page 100

    The fuser unit may be contaminated. Printed pages have toner smudges down the page Call your Brother customer service for support.  Make sure that foreign material such as a torn piece of paper, sticky notes or dust is not inside the machine and around the drum unit and toner cartridge.

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    Troubleshooting Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that the paper or other print media is loaded correctly in the paper tray and that the guides are not too tight or too loose F G H A B C D E against the paper stack.

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    Examples of poor print Recommendation quality  Make sure that envelopes are printed with the back cover (face-up output tray) opened. uu Printing on thick paper, labels and envelopes from the MP tray uu page 14 Check the envelope type and quality. ...

  • Page 103: Machine Information

    2 All Settings will remain unchanged. You can reset all the machine's settings back to the factory default. Press Stop/Exit. Brother strongly recommends you Note perform this operation when you dispose You can also reset the Network settings of the machine.

  • Page 104: C Menu And Features

     Press 3 for Printer menu.  Press 4 for USB Direct I/F menu.  Press 5 for Machine Info. menu. (for DCP-8110D) Press 5 for Network menu.  (for DCP-8110DN and DCP-8155DN)  Press 6 for Machine Info. menu.

  • Page 105: Menu Table

    Menu and features Menu table The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Choose & OK Choose & OK To accept To exit Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page Sets the type of paper 1.General Setup 1.Paper 1.Paper Type...

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    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page Sets the size of the 1.General Setup 1.Paper 2.Paper Size 1.MP Tray paper in the paper (Continued) (Continued) Letter tray. Legal Executive A5 L Folio Sets the size of the 2.Tray#1 paper in the paper Letter...

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    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page — Increases the page 1.General Setup 3.Ecology 1.Toner Save yield of the toner (Continued) Off* cartridge. — Range varies Conserves power. 2.Sleep Time depending on models. 03Min* —...

  • Page 108

    -nonnn+ -onnnn+ — — Can restrict selected 7.Security 1.Function Lock machine operations (DCP-8110DN (except for up to 25 individual DCP-8110D) users and all other DCP-8155DN) non-authorized Public users. 7.Setting Lock — — Stops unauthorized (DCP-8110D) 2.Setting Lock users from changing (except the machine’s current...

  • Page 109

    (Choose your Allows you to change See . 1.General Setup 0.Local Language language.) the LCD language for (Continued) (except your country. DCP-8110D) Advanced User's Guide Quick Setup Guide Software User's Guide The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.

  • Page 110

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page — You can choose the 2.Copy 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for Text your type of document. Photo Graph — Adjust the brightness 2.Brightness -nnnno+ for copies. -nnnon+ -nnonn+* -nonnn+ -onnnn+ — Adjusts the contrast 3.Contrast -nnnno+...

  • Page 111

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page — Chooses the 3.Printer 1.Emulation Auto(EPSON)* emulation mode. Auto(IBM) HP LaserJet BR-Script 3 Epson FX-850 IBM Proprinter Prints a list of the 2.Print Options 1.Internal Font 1.HP LaserJet machine’s internal 2.BR-Script 3 fonts.

  • Page 112

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the paper size 4.USB Direct I/F 1.Direct Print 1.Paper Size when printing directly Letter from the USB flash memory drive. Legal Executive A5 L Folio Sets the media type 2.Media Type Thin when printing directly Plain*...

  • Page 113

    Menu and features Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the print quality 4.USB Direct I/F 1.Direct Print 6.Print Quality Normal* option when printing (Continued) (Continued) Fine directly from the USB Flash memory drive. Sets the PDF option 7.PDF Option Document* whether to print...

  • Page 114

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 1.Boot Method — Chooses the BOOT See . 5.Network 1.TCP/IP Auto* method that best (DCP-8110DN Static suits your needs. RARP DCP-8155DN) BOOTP DHCP (IP Boot — Specifies the 00003* number of attempts Tries) [00000-32767]...

  • Page 115

    — Enable or Disable 0.IPv6 the IPv6 protocol. If Off* you want to use the IPv6 protocol, visit http://solutions. brother.com/ for more information. — — Chooses the 2.Ethernet Auto* Ethernet link mode. 100B-FD 100B-HD 10B-FD 10B-HD —...

  • Page 116

    Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Options Descriptions Page 5.Scan To FTP — — Chooses the file See . 5.Network Color 100 dpi* format to send the (DCP-8110DN Color 200 dpi scanned data via FTP. Color 300 dpi DCP-8155DN) Color 600 dpi (Continued)

  • Page 117

    (DCP-8110DN and Changes to Daylight DCP-8155DN) 2.Daylight Save Saving Time (except Middle 5.Machine Info. automatically. East and Africa) (DCP-8110D) 2.Auto Daylight (for Middle East and Africa) Sets the time zone See . 3.Time Zone UTCXXX:XX for your country. (DCP-8110DN and DCP-8155DN) —...

  • Page 118: Entering Text

    Entering text When setting certain menu selections, you will need to type text characters. The numeric keys have letters printed on them. The keys: 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters. Press the appropriate numeric key the number of times shown in this reference table to access the character you want.

  • Page 119

    Menu and features Special characters and symbols Press l, # or 0, then press d or c to move the cursor to the symbol or character you want. Press OK to choose it. The symbols and characters below will appear depending on your menu selection.

  • Page 120: D Specifications

    Specifications General Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity Standard 64 MB 128 MB Optional 1 slot: DDR2 SO-DIMM (144–pin) up to 256 MB 22 characters × 5 lines LCD (liquid crystal display)

  • Page 121

    20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage 10 to 90% (without condensation) ADF (automatic document feeder) Up to 50 pages (DCP-8155DN) Up to 35 pages (DCP-8110D and DCP-8110DN) For best results we recommend: Temperature: 20 to 30 °C Humidity: 50% to 70% Paper: 80 gsm...

  • Page 122: Document Size

    Document Size Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Document Size ADF Width 147.3 to 215.9 mm (Single-sided) ADF Length 147.3 to 355.6 mm Scanner Glass Width Max. 215.9 mm Scanner Glass Max. 300.0 mm Max. 355.6 mm Length Document Size ADF Width 147.3 to 215.9...

  • Page 123: Print Media

    Specifications Print media Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Paper Input Paper Tray Paper Type Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper (Standard) Paper Size A4, Letter, B5 (ISO/JIS), A5, A5 (Long Edge), B6 (ISO), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio Paper Weight 60 to 105 gsm...

  • Page 124: Copy

    Copy Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Copy Width Max. 210 mm Automatic 2-sided (Duplex) Copy Yes (from ADF) Multiple Copies Stacks or Sorts up to 99 pages Reduce/Enlarge 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) Up to 1200 × 600 dpi Resolution Less than 10.5 seconds at 23 °C / 230 V...

  • Page 125: Scanner

    Automatic 2-sided (Duplex) Scanning Yes (from ADF) Greyscale 256 levels For the latest driver updates for the version of Mac OS X you are using, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/. ® ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows...

  • Page 126: Printer

    Printer Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Automatic 2-sided (Duplex) Print Emulations ® PCL6, BR-Script3 (PostScript 3™), IBM Proprinter XL, Epson FX-850 1200 dpi × 1200 dpi, HQ1200 (2400 × 600 dpi) quality, Resolution 600 dpi × 600 dpi Print Speed Up to 18 sides/minute (Up to 9 sheets/minute)

  • Page 127: Direct Print Feature

    DCP-8155DN Compatibility PDF version 1.7 , JPEG, Exif + JPEG, PRN (created by Brother printer driver), TIFF (scanned by all Brother MFC or DCP models), XPS version 1.0 Interface USB direct interface PDF data including a JBIG2 image file, a JPEG2000 image file or a transparency file is not supported.

  • Page 128: Computer Requirements

    Computer requirements Minimum System Requirements and Supported PC Software Functions Computer Platform & Processor Minimum Recommended Hard Disk Space Supported Supported Operating System Minimum Speed to install Version Software Interface Functions Drivers Applications ® ® ® ® 128 MB 256 MB 150 MB 500 MB Printing,...

  • Page 129

    2 GB ® Intel Processor 10.7.x For WIA, 1200 x 1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi. Third-party USB ports are not supported. ® ® Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Microsoft SP3 or higher for Windows XP and SP2 or higher for Windows ®...

  • Page 130: Consumable Items

    Drum life is approximate and may vary by type of use. Note • Brother does not recommend the use of consumables other than genuine Brother consumables. • Your machine warranty may not cover any damage arising from the use of non genuine Brother consumables.

  • Page 131: Interfaces

    Specifications Interfaces Model DCP-8110D DCP-8110DN DCP-8155DN Hi-Speed USB 2.0 It is recommended you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 metres) long. 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX Ethernet Use an Ethernet U/UTP cable category 5 or greater.

  • Page 132: Network (lan)

    802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos ® (For Windows users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available on the CD-ROM provided with the machine. (For Macintosh users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com/. ® (For Windows users) If you require more advanced machine management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin...

  • Page 133: Index

    Index ADF (automatic document feeder) Greyscale ..........117 using .............24 Apple Macintosh See Software User's Guide. HELP LCD messages ........96 Menu Table .......... 97 Cleaning corona wire ...........54 drum unit ..........56 Labels ..........12 scanner ..........53 LCD (liquid crystal display) ....6 Consumable items ......

  • Page 134

    Out of Memory message ......66 Scan a document to a computer ..... 32 Scanner glass using ............. 25 Scanning Paper ............19 See Software User's Guide. how to load ..........10 Secure Print key ........7 in multi-purpose tray ......12 Serial number in paper tray ........10 how to find recommended ........20...

  • Page 135

    For Australia Only: Support – For technical support of your Brother Product other than what you can resolve through the User's Guide, please visit our Web Site or Solutions Web Site (see below) to find an answer to FAQs/Troubleshooting, locating Drivers & Software.

  • Page 136

    Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com/ These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries.

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