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MFC-5460CN
MFC-5860CN
Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the software.
Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure and installation instructions.
Installing the Driver & Software
Keep this Quick Setup Guide, the User's Guide and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for
quick and easy reference at all times.
STEP 1
Setting Up the Machine
STEP 2
Setup is Complete!

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   Summary of Contents for Brother MFC-5460CN

  • Page 1 MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN Before you can use the machine, you must set up the hardware and install the software. Please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup procedure and installation instructions. STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine STEP 2 Installing the Driver &...
  • Page 2: Symbols Used In This Guide

    Symbols used in this guide Caution Improper Setup Warning Warnings tell you what to do to prevent Cautions specify procedures you must Improper Setup icons alert you to possible personal injury. follow or avoid to prevent possible devices and operations that are not damage to the machine or other objects.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Carton components ............................2 Control panel..............................3 STEP 1 – Setting Up the Machine Removing the protective parts ........................4 Loading paper .............................. 4 Loading paper in paper tray#2 (MFC-5860CN only) ..................6 Connecting the phone line .......................... 7 Connecting the power cord ..........................
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started Carton components Carton components may vary from one country to another. Save all packing materials and the carton in case for any reason you must ship your machine. CD-ROM User’s Guide Quick Setup Guide Telephone Line Cord Power Cord Black (LC1000BK) Yellow (LC1000Y) Cyan (LC1000C)
  • Page 5: Control Panel

    For the details of the control panel, see Control panel overview in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide. Illustrations in this Quick Setup Guide are based on MFC-5460CN.
  • Page 6: Step 1 Setting Up The Machine

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Removing the protective Loading paper parts You can load up to 100 sheets of 80 g/m Remove the protective tape and film covering (20 lb) paper. the scanner glass. For details, see Acceptable paper and other media in Chapter 2 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 7 Setting Up the Machine Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Gently adjust the paper side guides with both and misfeeds. hands to fit the paper. Make sure the paper side guides touch the sides of the paper. Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first.
  • Page 8: Loading Paper In Paper Tray#2 (mfc-5860cn Only)

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine While holding the paper tray in place, pull out Press and slide the paper side guides (1) and the paper support ( ) until it clicks, and unfold paper length guide (2) to fit the paper size. the paper support flap ( Make sure that the triangular marks on the paper side guides (1) and paper length...
  • Page 9: Connecting The Phone Line

    Setting Up the Machine Connecting the phone line Note When you put the paper into the paper tray, slide the paper in making sure that it touches the paper length guide (1) first, then gently lower the other Connect the telephone line cord. Connect one end of the paper.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Power Cord

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Installing the ink cartridges Note If you are sharing one phone line with an external telephone answering machine, connect it as shown below. Warning If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor.
  • Page 11 (1) with the cartridge colour (2), as shown in the diagram below. Carefully remove the protective yellow cap (1). brother XXXX Lift each lock release lever and gently push it until it clicks, and then close the ink cartridge cover.
  • Page 12: Print Quality Check

    • DO NOT dismantle or tamper with the ink cartridge, this can cause the ink to leak out of the cartridge. • Brother multifunction machines are designed to Improper Setup work with ink of a particular specification and will Avoid touching the printed surface of the...
  • Page 13: Setting The Lcd Contrast

    Setting Up the Machine The LCD asks you if the print quality is OK for Setting the LCD contrast black and colour. Press 1 (Yes) or 2 (No) on the dial pad. You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper and Black OK? more vivid display.
  • Page 14: Setting The Date And Time

    STEP 1 Setting Up the Machine Setting the date and time Setting your station ID The machine displays the date and time, and if you You should store your name and fax number to be set up the station ID it will add it to each fax you send. printed on all fax pages that you send.
  • Page 15: Setting Tone Or Pulse Dialling Mode

    Setting Up the Machine Setting tone or pulse dialling Choosing a Receive Mode mode There are four possible receive modes: Fax Only, Fax/Tel, Manual and External TAD. Your machine comes set for a Tone dialling service. If you have a Pulse dialling service (rotary), you need to Do you want to use the telephone features of your change the dialling mode.
  • Page 16 Registration Web page for quick registration of your Brother Solutions Center machine. You can access the Brother Solutions Center which is Brother Solutions Center a Web site offering information about your Brother You can access the Brother Solutions Center which is product including FAQs, User’s Guides, driver...
  • Page 17: Step 2 Installing The Driver & Software

    Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface. For the latest drivers and documentations and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the driver or visit http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 18: Windows

    • If this window does not appear, use Windows instructions from Step 1 Setting Up the Explorer to run the setup.exe program from the Machine on pages 4 through 13. root folder of the Brother CD-ROM. ® • If you are using Windows 2000 Professional...
  • Page 19 Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software Connect the USB cable to the USB socket License Agreement window appears, click Yes marked with a symbol. You will find the if you agree to the Software License USB socket inside the machine on the right as Agreement.
  • Page 20 ® • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition does not The installation of the Brother drivers will support the Brother ControlCenter3 Modern user automatically start. The installation screens interface (see the Software User's Guide located appear one after another. Please wait, it will on the CD-ROM for details).
  • Page 21: For Network Interface Users

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Windows For Network Interface Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition) Important Improper Setup Make sure that you have finished the Make sure that the cable does not restrict the instructions from Step 1 Setting Up the cover from closing, or an error may occur.
  • Page 22 • If you see the following screen, click OK to install ® the Windows updates. After the updates are The installation of the Brother drivers will installed your PC may restart. Then the installation automatically start. The installation screens will automatically continue.
  • Page 23 Enter an IP address for your machine that is suitable for your network by following the on-screen instructions. When the Brother and ScanSoft On-Line Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. 3 Click the Add button.
  • Page 24 ® PaperPort SE is a document management application for viewing scanned documents. ® • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition does not support the Brother ControlCenter3 Modern user interface (see the Software User's Guide located on the CD-ROM for details).
  • Page 25: Macintosh

    Improper Setup • DO NOT connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub. Brother recommends that you connect the machine directly to your computer. • Make sure that the cable does not restrict the cover from closing, or an error may occur.
  • Page 26 Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, click Restart to finish installing the software. The Brother software will search for the Brother device. During this time the following screen will appear.
  • Page 27: For Network Interface Users (for Mac Os ® X 10.2.4 Or Greater)

    Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh For Network Interface Users ® (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) Important Note If both USB and LAN cable are being used, guide Make sure that you have finished the both cables through the trench with one on top of instructions from Step 1 Setting Up the the other.
  • Page 28 STEP 2 Installing the Driver & Software ® Macintosh The Brother software will search for the Brother Click Add. device. During this time the following screen will appear. Note • If the machine is configured for your network, Note choose the machine from the list, and then click For Mac OS X 10.4 users, go to step 12.
  • Page 29 Presto! PageManager icon and follow the on-screen instructions. Note ® ® When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to the Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos ® ® and documents using Presto! PageManager ® ®...
  • Page 30: For Network Users

    Brother network connected devices such as network-ready Multifunction devices and /or network-ready printers in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment. For more information on BRAdmin Professional, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. Click Devices, then Search Active Devices.
  • Page 31: Bradmin Light Configuration Utility (for Mac Os ® X Users)

    X users) ® The Brother BRAdmin Light software is a Java™ application that is designed for the Apple Mac OS environment. It supports some of the features of the Windows BRAdmin Professional software. For example, using the BRAdmin Light software, you can change some network settings on Brother’s network ready printers and multifunction devices.
  • Page 32: Consumables

    Consumables Replacement consumables When the time comes to replace ink cartridges, an error message will be indicated on the LCD. For more information about the ink cartridges for your machine, visit http://solutions.brother.com or contact your local Brother re-seller. Ink cartridge...
  • Page 33 The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice. Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.
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