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Brother MFC-L8600CDW User Manual

Brother MFC-L8600CDW User Manual

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Advanced User's Guide
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  • Page 1 Advanced User’s Guide MFC-L8600CDW MFC-L8650CDW MFC-L8850CDW MFC-L9550CDW DCP-L8400CDN DCP-L8450CDW Not all models are available in all countries. Version 0 SAF/GLF...
  • Page 2 HTML file / CD-ROM / In the Box Guide can be performed by connecting your (Macintosh) Brother machine to a computer. You can HTML file / Brother Solutions also find useful information about using the Center Brother ControlCenter utility, using your machine in a network environment, and frequently used terms.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents General Setup Memory storage..................... 1 Set tone or pulse dialling mode ................1 Automatic Daylight Saving Time................2 Set the Time Zone ....................2 Ecology features ....................3 Toner Save ...................... 3 Sleep Time ...................... 3 Deep Sleep mode.................... 4 Auto Power Off (DCP models only) ..............
  • Page 4 Sending a fax (MFC models only) Additional sending options...................16 Sending faxes using multiple settings ............16 Changing a 2-sided fax layout (MFC-L8850CDW and MFC-L9550CDW) ..17 Contrast ......................18 Changing Fax Resolution ................18 Additional sending operations................19 Sending a fax manually .................19 Dual access ....................19 Broadcasting....................20 Real Time Transmission ................22 Overseas Mode .....................22...
  • Page 5 Checking the remaining life of parts .............. 55 Replacing periodic maintenance parts..............56 Packing and shipping the machine ..............57 Options Options ........................ 60 Optional paper tray (For DCP-L8400CDN, DCP-L8450CDW, MFC-L8600CDW, MFC-L8650CDW and MFC-L8850CDW (LT-320CL)) (For MFC-L9550CDW (LT-325CL)) ..............61 Memory board...................... 61 SO-DIMM Types....................
  • Page 6 Glossary Index...
  • Page 7: General Setup

    General Setup Set tone or pulse NOTE dialling mode • This manual shows the LCD messages of the MFC-L9550CDW unless specified. • Most of the illustrations in this User’s Your machine comes set for a Tone dialling Guide show the MFC-L8850CDW. service.
  • Page 8: Automatic Daylight Saving Time

    Chapter 1 Automatic Daylight Set the Time Zone Saving Time You can set the time zone on the machine for your location. You can set the machine to change automatically for Daylight Saving Time. It will Press set itself forward one hour in the spring, and back one hour in the autumn.
  • Page 9: Ecology Features

    General Setup Ecology features Sleep Time The Sleep Time setting can reduce power Toner Save consumption. When the machine is in Sleep mode (Power Save mode) it acts as though it You can save toner using this feature. When is turned off. The machine will wake up and you set Toner Save to On, print appears start printing when it receives a print job.
  • Page 10: Deep Sleep Mode

    Chapter 1 Quiet mode feature Deep Sleep mode If the machine is in Sleep mode and does not Quiet mode receive any jobs for a certain length of time, the machine will go into Deep Sleep mode The Quiet mode setting can reduce noise automatically.
  • Page 11: Touchscreen

    General Setup Touchscreen Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight Setting the backlight You can set how long the Touchscreen LCD brightness backlight stays on after you go back to your Home screen. You can adjust the brightness of the Touchscreen LCD backlight.
  • Page 12: Security Features

     Page Limits For MFC models only Scan except Scan to USB Scan includes scan jobs via Brother iPrint&Scan. Scan to USB Print and Color Print include print jobs via Google Cloud Print™ and Brother iPrint&Scan. Available for Print, USB Direct Print, Copy and Web Connect (Download).
  • Page 13: Before You Begin To Use Secure Function Lock 3.0

    Click Submit. Type “vmachine’s IP address/” into NOTE your browser’s address bar (where “machine’s IP address” is the IP address The Secure Function Lock icon is of the Brother machine). displayed beneath the time and date. For example:  v192.168.1.2/ NOTE You can find the machine’s IP address in...
  • Page 14: Configure Secure Function Lock 3.0 Using Web Based Management

    Chapter 2 Configure Secure Function (For MFC-L9550CDW) In the Card ID (NFC ID) box, type the Lock 3.0 Using Web Based card number (up to 16 characters.) Management You can use numbers from 0 - 9 and letters from A - F (not case- Set up groups with restrictions and users with sensitive).
  • Page 15: Setting Up The Card Authentication Users (For Mfc-L9550Cdw)

    Security features Setting up the card Setting up and changing the authentication users Public user mode (For MFC-L9550CDW) Public user mode restricts the operations that are available for all users who do not have a Before setting up the card authentication password.
  • Page 16: Switching Users

    Chapter 2 Switching Users Changing to restricted user mode using the NFC Reader (For MFC-L9550CDW) This setting allows you to switch between registered restricted users or Public mode when Secure Function Lock is turned on. Press to return to the Ready screen. Touch the card to the NFC Reader.
  • Page 17: Active Directory Authentication

    Authentication Lock on/off Authentication Start your web browser. Active Directory Authentication restricts the use of the Brother machine. If Active Type “http://machine’s IP address/” into Directory Authentication is enabled, the your browser’s address bar (where machine's control panel will be locked. The “machine’s IP address”...
  • Page 18: Ipsec

    Contact your computers to a printer. Because the data is administrator or Brother customer service. encrypted at the network layer, applications While the Setting Lock is On, you cannot that use a higher-level protocol use IPsec access the machine's settings.
  • Page 19: Setting Up The Administrator Password

    Security features Setting up the administrator Changing the Setting Lock password administrator password Press Press Press All Settings. Press All Settings. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display General Setup.
  • Page 20: Turning Setting Lock On/Off

    Chapter 2 Dial Restriction Turning Setting Lock on/off (MFC models only) If you enter the wrong password, the Touchscreen displays Wrong Password. This feature is to prevent users from sending Enter the correct password. a fax or call to a wrong number by mistake. You can set the machine to restrict dialling Turning Setting Lock on when you use the dial pad, Address Book and...
  • Page 21: Address Book Restriction

    Security features Address Book restriction LDAP server restriction Press Press Press All Settings. Press All Settings. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Fax. display Fax. Press Fax.
  • Page 22: Sending A Fax (Mfc Models Only)

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) Additional sending Press Options. options Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display the setting you want, and then press the setting. Sending faxes using multiple Press the option you want. settings Do one of the following: Before you send a fax, you can change any...
  • Page 23: Changing A 2-Sided Fax Layout (Mfc-L8850Cdw And Mfc-L9550Cdw)

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) Changing a 2-sided fax layout If your document is flipped on the  Short edge, press 2-sided Scan: (MFC-L8850CDW and Short Edge. MFC-L9550CDW) Short edge You must choose a 2-sided scanning format Portrait Landscape before you send a 2-sided fax.
  • Page 24: Contrast

    Chapter 3 Contrast Changing Fax Resolution For most documents the default setting of The quality of a fax can be improved by Auto will give the best results. changing the Fax Resolution. This is a Auto automatically chooses the appropriate temporary setting that will only be active for contrast for your document.
  • Page 25: Additional Sending Operations

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) Additional sending Dual access operations You can dial a number and start scanning the fax into memory—even when the machine is sending from memory, receiving faxes or Sending a fax manually printing computer jobs. The Touchscreen displays the new job number.
  • Page 26: Broadcasting

    Chapter 3 Broadcasting How to broadcast a fax Load your document. Broadcasting lets you send the same fax message to more than one fax number. You Do one of the following: can include Groups, Address Book numbers  When Fax Preview is set to Off, and up to 50 manually dialled numbers in the same broadcast.
  • Page 27: Cancelling A Broadcast In Progress

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) After you enter all the fax numbers by Cancelling a Broadcast in progress repeating steps f and g, press OK. While broadcasting you can cancel the fax currently being sent or the whole broadcast Press Fax Start.
  • Page 28: Real Time Transmission

    Chapter 3 Real Time Transmission Overseas Mode When you are sending a fax, the machine will If you are having difficulty sending a fax scan the document into the memory before overseas due to a bad connection, then sending it. As soon as the telephone line is turning on Overseas Mode may help.
  • Page 29: Delayed Fax

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) Delayed Fax Delayed batch transmission You can store up to 50 faxes in the memory Before sending the delayed faxes, your to be sent within a 24-hour period. machine will help you economize by sorting all the faxes in the memory by destination and Load your document.
  • Page 30: Checking And Cancelling Waiting Jobs

    Chapter 3 Checking and cancelling Setting your changes as the waiting jobs new default Check which jobs are still waiting in the You can save the fax settings for Fax memory to be sent. If there are no jobs, the Resolution, Contrast, Glass Scan Touchscreen displays No Jobs Waiting.
  • Page 31: Restoring All Fax Settings To The Factory Settings

    Sending a fax (MFC models only) Restoring all fax settings to Saving fax options as a the factory settings Shortcut You can restore all the fax settings you have You can store all the new fax options you use changed to the factory settings. These frequently by saving them as a Shortcut.
  • Page 32: Electronic Cover Page

    Chapter 3 Electronic cover page Composing your own comments You can set up two comments of your own. You will need to have programmed your Station ID in order to use this feature Press (see Basic User's Guide). You can automatically send a cover page. Press All Settings.
  • Page 33 Sending a fax (MFC models only) Send a cover page for the next fax Using a printed cover page If you want to send a cover page for the next If you want a printed cover page you can write fax, you can add the cover page.
  • Page 34: Destination Display

    Chapter 3 Destination Display When you send a fax, the machine displays the information from the Address Book or the number you dialled. You can set the machine to hide the destination information on the Touchscreen. Press Press All Settings. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Fax.
  • Page 35: Receiving A Fax (Mfc Models Only)

    Receiving a fax (MFC models only) Memory Receive Do one of the following:  Press Manual to enter the Options forwarding fax number (up to 20 characters) using the Touchscreen's Memory Receive lets you receive faxes while keyboard (see Basic User's Guide). you are away from the machine.
  • Page 36: Fax Storage

    Chapter 4 Fax Storage Changing Memory Receive Options The Fax Storage feature lets you store your received faxes in the machine’s memory. You If received faxes are in your machine’s can retrieve stored fax messages from a fax memory when you change the Memory machine at another location using the remote Receive operations, the Touchscreen will ask retrieval commands (see Retrieving fax...
  • Page 37: Turning Off Memory Receive Options

    Receiving a fax (MFC models only) Turning off Memory Receive Options Press Press All Settings. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Fax. Press Fax. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Setup Receive. Press Setup Receive.
  • Page 38: Remote Retrieval

    Chapter 4 Remote retrieval NOTE You can change your code at any time. To You can call your machine from any touch- make your code inactive, press and hold tone phone or fax machine and then use the at step g to restore the default setting remote access code and remote commands –...
  • Page 39: Remote Fax Commands

    Receiving a fax (MFC models only) Remote fax commands Follow the commands in the table to access features when you are away from the machine. When you call the machine and enter your remote access code (3 digits followed by l), the system will give two short beeps and you must enter a remote command.
  • Page 40: Retrieving Fax Messages

    Chapter 4 Retrieving fax messages Changing the Fax Forwarding number You can call your machine from any touch- tone telephone or fax machine and have your You can change your fax forwarding number fax messages sent to another machine. from another touch-tone telephone or fax Before you use this feature, you have to turn machine.
  • Page 41: Additional Receiving Operations

    Receiving a fax (MFC models only) Additional receiving 2-sided printing for Fax mode operations Your machine prints received faxes on both sides of the paper when 2-sided is set to Printing a reduced incoming Use A4 sized paper for this setting (60 to 105 g/m If you choose On, the machine reduces each page of an incoming fax to fit on one page of...
  • Page 42: Setting The Fax Receive Stamp

    Chapter 4 Setting the Fax Receive Printing a fax from the Stamp memory You can set the machine to print the received If you choose Fax Storage, you can still date and time at the top centre of each print a fax from the memory when you are at received fax page.
  • Page 43: Dialling And Storing Numbers (Mfc Models Only)

    (see Basic User's Guide). For example, you might have stored ‘01632’ in Address Book: Brother 1 and ‘960555’ in Address Book: Brother 2. You can use them both to dial ‘01632-960555’ if you press the...
  • Page 44: Additional Ways To Store Numbers

    Chapter 5 Additional ways to Setting up Groups for Broadcasting store numbers A Group, which can be stored in the Address Storing Address Book Book, allows you to send the same fax message to many fax numbers by pressing numbers from Outgoing Calls Fax, Address Book, Group name, Apply and Fax Start.
  • Page 45 Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models only) Do one of the following: Deleting a Group  To store another Group for broadcasting, repeat steps c - i. Press (Fax).  To finish storing Groups for Press Address Book. broadcasting, press Press Edit.
  • Page 46 Chapter 5 Adding or deleting Group numbers Press (Fax). Press Address Book. Press Edit. Press Change. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display the Group you want. Press the Group name. Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display Add/Delete.
  • Page 47: (Mfc Models Only)

    Printing reports Fax reports Swipe up or down, or press a or b to choose an interval. (MFC models only) If you choose Every 50 Faxes, go to step m.  6, 12, 24 hours, 2 or 7 days Press on the Touchscreen to set up the The machine will print the report at Transmission Verification Report and the...
  • Page 48: Reports

    To print the Transmission  Prints the Drum Dot Check Sheet to Verification Report, press Print troubleshoot a dotted print problem. Report. 8 WLAN Report (MFC-L8600CDW, MFC-L8650CDW, Press OK. MFC-L8850CDW, MFC-L9550CDW and DCP-L8450CDW) Prints the result of wireless LAN connectivity diagnosis.
  • Page 49: Making Copies

    Making copies Copy settings Improving copy quality You can choose from a range of quality You can change the copy settings for the next settings. The factory setting is Auto. copy.  Auto These settings are temporary. The machine returns to its default settings one minute after Auto is the recommended mode for copying.
  • Page 50: Enlarging Or Reducing Copies

    Chapter 7 Enlarging or reducing copies 100%* To enlarge or reduce the next copy follow 200% these steps: 141% A5A4 104% EXELTR Load your document. 97% LTRA4 94% A4LTR Press (Copy). 91% Full Page 85% LTREXE Enter the number of copies you want. 83% LGLA4 Press Options.
  • Page 51: 2-Sided Copying

    ADF. 2-sided copying. The layout of your document Portrait determines which 2-sided copy layout you should choose. 2–sidedi2–sided  (MFC-L8600CDW and DCP-L8400CDN) Portrait  1–sidedi2–sided Long Edge Flip  1–sidedi2–sided Long Edge Flip ...
  • Page 52 Chapter 7 Landscape Swipe up or down, or press a or b to display the following layout options:  2–sidedi2–sided Off, 2-sided2-sided 1-sided2-sided Long Edge Flip, 2-sided1-sided Long Edge Flip 1–sidedi2–sided Long Edge Flip  1-sided2-sided Short Edge Flip, 2-sided1-sided Short Edge Flip MFC-L8650CDW, MFC-L8850CDW, MFC-L9550CDW and DCP-L8450CDW...
  • Page 53: Tray Selection

    Making copies Tray selection Adjusting Density and Contrast You can change the Tray Use option for the next copy. Density Load your document. Adjust the copy density to make copies darker or lighter. Press (Copy). Load your document. Enter the number of copies. Press (Copy).
  • Page 54: Sorting Copies

    Chapter 7 Sorting copies Contrast Adjust the contrast to help an image look You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be sharper and more vivid. sorted in the order 1 2 3, 1 2 3, 1 2 3, and so Load your document.
  • Page 55: Making N In 1 Copies

    Making copies Making N in 1 copies If you are using the scanner glass, go to step k. (page layout) After the machine scans the page, press You can reduce the amount of paper used Yes to scan the next page. when copying by using the N in 1 copy feature.
  • Page 56 Chapter 7 If you are copying from the scanner glass: Place your document face down in the direction shown in the illustration:  2in1(P)  2in1(L)  4in1(P)  4in1(L)
  • Page 57: In 1 Id Copy

    Making copies 2 in 1 ID Copy Press Colour Start or Mono Start. The machine starts scanning one side of the identification card. You can copy both sides of your identification card onto one page, keeping the original card After the machine has scanned one size.
  • Page 58: Adjusting The Colour Saturation

    Chapter 7 Adjusting the Colour Making 2-sided N in 1 copies Saturation (MFC-L8650CDW, MFC-L8850CDW, You can change the default setting for colour MFC-L9550CDW and saturation. DCP-L8450CDW) Load your document. When you make 2-sided N in 1 copies from a 2-sided document, you must choose a layout Press (Copy).
  • Page 59: Removing Background Colour

    Making copies Removing Background Select 2-sided2-sided in 2-sided Copy (see 2-sided Copying Colour on page 45). Remove Background Colour removes the Select 2in1(P), 2in1(L), 4in1(P) background colour of the document when or 4in1(L) in Page Layout copying. Using this setting will make the copy (see Making N in 1 copies (page layout) clearer to read and may save toner.
  • Page 60: Saving Copy Options As A Shortcut

    Chapter 7 Saving copy options as a Press OK to save your Shortcut. Shortcut MFC-L8650CDW, MFC-L8850CDW, MFC-L9550CDW and DCP-L8450CDW You can store the copy options you use most Saving paper often by saving them as a Shortcut. You can use the Paper Save preset to reduce Press (Copy).
  • Page 61: A Routine Maintenance

    Routine maintenance Checking the machine Checking the remaining life of toner cartridges Printing the Test Print You can see the approximate remaining life of each toner cartridge. You can print a Test Print page to check your print quality. Press Press Press Toner Life.
  • Page 62: Replacing Periodic Maintenance Parts

    50,000 pages for PF Kit MP and 100,000 pages for PF Kit 1, PF Kit 2 , Fuser and Laser. Contact Brother customer service when these messages appear on the Touchscreen. Touchscreen Description message Replace the fuser unit.
  • Page 63: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Routine maintenance Packing and shipping Press and hold down to turn off the the machine machine. Leave the machine turned off for at least 10 minutes to cool down. Disconnect all the cables, and then WARNING unplug the power cord from the electrical socket.
  • Page 64 Chapter A Wrap the machine in a plastic bag, then Place the packing material (2) marked place it on the bottom packing “RIGHT” on the right of the machine. material (1). Place the packing material (3) marked “LEFT” on the left of the machine. Place the AC power cord and printed materials in the original carton as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 65 Routine maintenance <If you have a Lower Tray> Repack the lower tray as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 66: B Options

    Options Options This machine has the following optional accessories. You can increase the capabilities of the machine with these items. Lower tray unit SO-DIMM memory (For DCP-L8400CDN, DCP-L8450CDW, MFC-L8600CDW, MFC-L8650CDW and MFC-L8850CDW) LT-320CL (For MFC-L9550CDW) LT-325CL...
  • Page 67: (For Mfc-L9550Cdw (Lt-325Cl))

    If you use a Lower Tray, DO NOT carry the • For more information, call the dealer you machine with the Lower Tray. You may bought the machine from or Brother injure yourself or cause damage to the customer service.
  • Page 68: Installing Extra Memory

    Chapter B Installing extra memory Hold the SO-DIMM by the edges and align the notches in the SO-DIMM with the protrusions in the slot. Insert the SO- Turn off the machine’s power switch. DIMM diagonally (1), then tilt it toward Unplug the telephone line cord.
  • Page 69 Options Plug the machine’s power cord back into the AC power outlet first, and then connect the interface cable. Plug in the telephone line cord. Turn on the machine’s power switch. NOTE To make sure that you have installed the SO-DIMM correctly, you can print the User Settings List that shows the current RAM SIZE, (see How to print a report...
  • Page 70 Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. Address Book Cancel Job Names and numbers you have stored for Cancels a programmed print job and easy dialling.
  • Page 71 Journal Reports. You can print the Fax Journal on demand without interrupting F/T Ring Time the cycle. The length of time that the Brother Manual fax machine fast double-rings (when the Receive Mode setting is Fax/Tel) to notify When you lift the handset of your external you to pick up a voice call that it answered.
  • Page 72 Chapter C Pause Scanning Allows you to place a 2.8 second delay in The process of sending an electronic the dialling sequence while you are image of a paper document into your dialling using the dial pad or while you are computer.
  • Page 73 Glossary Xmit Report (Transmission Verification Report) A listing for each transmission, that shows its date, time and number.
  • Page 74 Index Numerics Copy 2 in 1 ID Copy ........51 2-sided ..........45 2-sided copy ..........45 button ........... 43 contrast ..........48 density ..........47 Enlarge/Reduce ........44 Address Book N in 1 (page layout) ......49 broadcasting .........20 quality ........... 43 using Groups ........20 saving paper .........
  • Page 75 Fax codes Machine information changing ..........32 checking remaining life of parts .... 55 remote access code ......32 page counts .......... 55 Fax forwarding Macintosh changing remotely ......33 See Software and Network User's Guide. programming a number ......29 Maintenance, routine ....... 55 Fax storage ..........30 checking the remaining life of parts ..
  • Page 76 Page layout (N in 1) .........49 Scanning PC-Fax See Software and Network User's Guide. See Software and Network User's Guide. Security Power failure ..........1 restricting dialling ........14 Presto! PageManager Setting lock ........... 12 See Software and Network User's Guide. Sleep mode ..........
  • Page 77 Visit us on the World Wide Web 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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