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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE DCP-330C DCP-540CN...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at By registering your product with Brother, 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: 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 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section I General General Information Using the documentation ..................2 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide (DCP-540CN only)....................2 Viewing Documentation ...................2 Control panel overview ..................4 LCD display indications ..................
  • Page 5 Section II Copy Making copies How to copy ......................24 Making a single copy ..................24 Making multiple copies .................. 24 Stop copying ....................24 Copy options......................24 Changing copy speed and quality ..............25 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ............25 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (page layout) ..........
  • Page 6 Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge Before Using PictBridge..................44 PictBridge requirements ................44 Using PictBridge ....................44 Setting your digital camera ................44 Printing Images....................45 DPOF printing ....................45 Understanding the Error Messages ..............46 Section IV Software Software and Network features Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Choosing a location .....................50 To use the machine safely................51...
  • Page 7 Cleaning the print head ................. 75 Checking the print quality ................76 Checking the printing alignment ..............77 Checking the ink volume ................77 Machine Information .................... 77 Checking the serial number ................77 Packing and shipping the machine ..............78 Menu and Features On-screen programming..................
  • Page 8: Section I General

    Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General setup...
  • Page 9: General Information

    General Information Using the Accessing the Software User’s Guide documentation and Network User’s Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Guide (DCP-540CN Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. only) Symbols and conventions This User’s Guide does not contain all the...
  • Page 10 User's Guide Viewing Documentation can be viewed from the Help selection in ® (For Macintosh ® ® the Presto! PageManager application. ® Turn on your Macintosh . Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The following window will appear.
  • Page 11: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview COPY Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce 100% Paper Type Plain Pap Paper Size Brightness 1 LCD (liquid crystal display) 4 Start keys: Displays messages on the screen to help you Colour Start set up and use your machine. Lets you start making copies in full colour.
  • Page 12 Turns red when the LCD displays an error or an 7 Ink Management important status message. Lets you clean the print head, check the print quality, and check the available ink volume. Note ’s Guide show the DCP-330C. Most of the illustrations in this User...
  • Page 13: Lcd Display Indications

    Inkjet Paper. The LCD shows the current machine status MENU when the machine is idle. Paper Type Plain Paper COPY Inkjet Paper Quality Normal Brother Photo Enlarge/Reduce 100% Other Photo 20:48 Paper Type Plain Pap Select & Press Paper Size Brightness Press OK.
  • Page 14: Warning Led Indications

    General Information Warning LED indications Printing Reports The status LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a The following reports are available: light that shows the DCP status. The LCD Help List shows the current machine status when the A help list about how to quickly program machine is idle.
  • Page 15: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading documents Make sure documents written with ink are completely dry. You can make copies, and scan from the ADF Fan the pages well. Make sure you put (automatic document feeder) and from the the documents face down, top edge scanner glass.
  • Page 16: Scanning Area

    Loading documents and paper Scanning area How to load documents Note The scanning area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. below show the areas you cannot scan on paper.
  • Page 17: Acceptable Paper And Other Media

    To get the best print quality, we suggest using Brother paper. (See table below.) The print quality can be affected by the type If Brother paper is not available in your of paper you are using in the machine. country, we recommend testing various To get the best print quality for the settings papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 18: Handling And Using Media

    Loading documents and paper Handling and using media Improper Setup Store paper in its original packaging, and DO NOT use the following kinds of paper: keep it sealed. Keep the paper flat and • Damaged, curled, wrinkled, or away from moisture, direct sunlight and irregularly shaped paper heat.
  • Page 19: Choosing The Right Media

    Chapter 2 Choosing the right media Paper type and size for each operation Paper Type Paper Size Usage Copy Photo Printer Capture Cut Sheet Letter 216 × 279 mm (8 1/2 × 11 in.) 210 × 297 mm (8.3 × 11.7 in.) Legal 216 ×...
  • Page 20 Loading documents and paper Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Thickness No. of sheets Plain Paper 64 to 120 gsm (17 to 32 lb) 0.08 to 0.15 mm (0.003 to 0.006 in.) 100 Sheet Inkjet Paper 64 to 200 gsm (17 to 53 lb) 0.08 to 0.25 mm (0.003 to 0.01 in.) Glossy Paper Up to 220 gsm (Up to Up to 0.25 mm (Up to 0.01 in.)
  • Page 21: Loading Paper, Envelopes And Other Media

    Chapter 2 Loading paper, Press and slide the paper side guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to fit the envelopes and other paper size. media Loading paper and other media Note To print on Photo L or 10 × 15 cm paper, please see Loading photo paper on page 18.
  • Page 22 Loading documents and paper Gently put the paper into the paper tray Gently adjust the paper side guides with print side down and top edge first. both hands and the paper length guide Check that the paper is flat in the tray. to the paper.
  • Page 23: Loading Envelopes, Post Cards And Photo Paper

    Chapter 2 Loading envelopes, post Slowly push the paper tray completely back into the machine. cards and photo paper Loading envelopes Use envelopes that weigh from 75 to 95 gsm (20 to 25 lb). Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application.
  • Page 24 Loading documents and paper If you have problems when printing on How to load envelopes and post cards envelopes, try the following suggestions: Before loading, press the corners and Open the envelope flap. sides of the envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible.
  • Page 25 Chapter 2 Loading photo paper Put the photo paper into the photo paper tray and gently adjust the paper side Use the photo paper tray which has been guides to fit the paper. assembled on the top of the paper tray to print Make sure the paper side guides touch on photo 10 ×...
  • Page 26 Loading documents and paper Note When the machine ejects small paper onto the output paper tray you may not be able to reach it. Make sure printing has finished, and then pull the tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 27: Printable Area

    Chapter 2 Printable Area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can only print in the shaded areas when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. Cut Sheet Paper Envelopes Top (1)
  • Page 28: General Setup

    If you are having Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, difficulty reading the LCD, try changing the contrast setting. Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Press Menu. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Press Stop/Exit.
  • Page 29: Setting The Backlight Brightness

    Chapter 3 Setting the backlight Setting the Off Timer brightness You can set how long the LCD stays on after the last key press. This is a power saving If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, feature. The machine can print and scan try changing the brightness setting.
  • Page 30 Section II Copy Making copies...
  • Page 31: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy Copy options You can change the copy settings from the Making a single copy default display. The LCD shows: COPY Load your document. (See Loading documents on page 8.) Quality Normal Enlarge/Reduce 100% Press Mono Start or Colour Start. Paper Type Plain Pap Paper Size...
  • Page 32: Changing Copy Speed And Quality

    Making copies Enlarging or reducing the If you want to choose more settings, press a or b. image copied Note You can choose an enlargement or reduction You can save some of the settings that ratio. you use most often by setting them as default.
  • Page 33: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Place your document face down in the copies, N in 1 copy is not available. direction shown below. • If Brother Photo or Other Photo has 2 in 1 (P) been chosen in the Paper Type setting for N in 1 copies, the machine will print the images as if Plain paper had been chosen.
  • Page 34: Sorting Copies Using The Adf (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Making copies Adjusting Brightness, Poster (3 x 3) Contrast and Colour You can make a poster size copy of a photograph. Brightness You can adjust the copy brightness to make copies darker or lighter. Load your document. Enter the number of copies you want. Press a or b to choose Brightness.
  • Page 35: Paper Options

    Press a to increase the colour saturation, or press b to decrease the Press a or b to choose Plain Paper, colour saturation. Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Press OK. Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. Do one of the following:...
  • Page 36: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Making copies Setting your changes as a new default You can save the copy settings for Quality, Paper Type, Brightness, Contrast and Color Adjust that you use most often by setting them the default settings. These settings will stay until you change them again. Press a or b to choose your new setting.
  • Page 37 Chapter 4...
  • Page 38: Section Iii Direct Photo Printing

    Section III Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge...
  • Page 39: Printing Photos From A Memory Card

    Printing photos from a memory card PhotoCapture Center™ Using memory cards Operations Your Brother machine has media drives (slots) for use with popular digital camera ® ® media: CompactFlash , Memory Stick Printing from a memory card Memory Stick Pro™, SecureDigital™, without a PC MultiMediaCard™...
  • Page 40: Memory Card Folder Structure

    Printing photos from a memory card Memory card folder structure Your machine is designed to read memory cards that have been formatted by a digital camera. Your machine is designed to be compatible with modern digital camera image files and When a digital camera formats a memory memory cards;...
  • Page 41: Getting Started

    Chapter 5 Getting started Entering PhotoCapture mode Firmly put the card into the correct slot. After you insert the media card, press the (PhotoCapture) key to illuminate it in green and display the PhotoCapture options on the LCD. The LCD shows: PHOTO 2 3 4 View Photo(s)
  • Page 42: Print Images

    Printing photos from a memory card Print Images Print Index (Thumbnails) The PhotoCapture Center™ assigns View Photo(s) numbers for images (such as No.1, No.2, No.3, and so on). You can preview your photos on the LCD before you print them. If your photos are large files there may be a delay before each photo is displayed on the LCD.
  • Page 43: Print All Photos

    Chapter 5 Print All Photos Print Photos You can print all the photos on your media Before you can print an individual image, you card. have to know the image number. Make sure you have put the media card Make sure you have put the media card in the correct slot.
  • Page 44: Dpof Printing

    Printing photos from a memory card DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and Sony Corporation) created this standard to make it easier to print images from a digital camera.
  • Page 45: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    You can see the number of copies of each photo that will be printed. Menu Selections Options 1 Options 2 Page Print Quality Normal/Photo Paper Type Plain Paper/Inkjet Paper/ Brother Photo/Other Photo (When A4 or Letter is selected) Paper Size Letter/A4/10x15cm/13x18cm 10x8cm 13x9cm 15x10cm 18x13cm 20x15cm Max.
  • Page 46: Print Quality

    Paper Type Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press OK. Press a or b to choose the type of paper you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or 18×13cm 20×15cm Max. Size Other Photo. Press OK.
  • Page 47: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Chapter 5 If you do not want to change additional If you do not want to customize, settings, press Colour Start to print. press d or c to choose Off. Press OK and then go to step f. Adjusting Brightness, Press a or b to choose Contrast and Colour White Balance, Sharpness or...
  • Page 48: Cropping

    Printing photos from a memory card Cropping Setting your changes as a new default If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part You can save the print settings you use most of the image will automatically be cropped.
  • Page 49: Scan To Card

    Chapter 5 Scan to Card Quality Selectable File Format Entering Scan mode JPEG / PDF 150dpi Color JPEG / PDF 300dpi Color When you want to scan to card, press JPEG / PDF 600dpi Color (Scan). TIFF / PDF 200x100dpi B/W TIFF / PDF The LCD shows: 200dpi B/W...
  • Page 50: Understanding The Error Messages

    Printing photos from a memory card Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using the PhotoCapture Center™, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Media Error This message will appear if you put in a media card that is either bad or not formatted, or when there is a problem with the media drive.
  • Page 51: Printing Photos From A Camera With Pictbridge

    Make sure your camera is in PictBridge mode. Some of the settings listed below may not be available for your PictBridge Your Brother machine supports the compatible digital camera. PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any...
  • Page 52: Printing Images

    Printing photos from a camera with PictBridge Printing Images DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon PictBridge port (1) on the machine using Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo the USB cable.
  • Page 53: Understanding The Error Messages

    Chapter 6 Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are using PictBridge, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Out of Memory This message will appear if you are working with images that are too large for the machine's memory.
  • Page 54: Section Iv Software

    Section IV Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 55: Software And Network Features

    Network Scanning (DCP-540CN only) ® Make sure your Macintosh is turned PhotoCapture Center™ on. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your Network Printing (DCP-540CN only) CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Documentation icon. How to read the HTML User’s Guide Double-click your language folder, and This is a quick reference to use the HTML then double-click the top page file.
  • Page 56 Section V Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 57: A Safety And Legal

    Safety and Legal Choosing a location Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a standard, grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10° and 35° C (50° F and 95° F). CAUTION •...
  • Page 58: To Use The Machine Safely

    Safety and Legal To use the machine safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. WARNING There are high voltage electrodes inside the machine. Before you clean the inside of the machine, make sure you have unplugged the power cord from the electrical socket. Doing this will prevent an electrical shock.
  • Page 59 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the document cover or the scanner cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT touch the paper feed roller. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT touch the area shaded in the illustration. Doing this may cause injury.
  • Page 60 Do not carry the machine by holding the scanner cover. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service.
  • Page 61: Important Information For Australia

    Important Information for Australia IMPORTANT-For Your Safety To ensure safe operation the three-pin plug supplied must be inserted only into a standard three- pin power point which is effectively grounded through the normal household wiring. Extension cords used with the equipment must be three-conductor and be correctly wired to provide connection to ground.
  • Page 62 Safety and Legal 13 Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots, since they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts resulting in a risk of fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product. 14 Do not attempt to service this product yourself, because opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points and/or other risks.
  • Page 63: Important Information For New Zealand

    Important Information for New Zealand Important Safety Instructions 1 Read all of these instructions. 2 Save them for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning the inside of the machine. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 64 Safety and Legal 15 This product should be connected to an AC power source within the range indicated on the rating label. Do NOT connect it to a DC power source. If you are not sure, contact a qualified electrician. 16 This product is equipped with a 3-wire earthed plug.
  • Page 65: Important - For Your Safety

    IMPORTANT - For your safety To ensure safe operation the three-pin plug supplied must be inserted only into a standard three- pin power point which is effectively grounded through the normal household wiring. Extension cords used with the equipment must be three-conductor and be correctly wired to provide connection to ground.
  • Page 66: Important Information For Some Countries

    Please refer all servicing to our Authorized Service Personnel. A list of Authorized Service Centres has been included for your convenience, or you may contact the Brother Dealer for Service.
  • Page 67: Important - For Your Safety

    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 warranties extended or granted by this document.
  • Page 68: Legal Limitations For Copying

    Safety and Legal Legal limitations for copying It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete list. We suggest you check with relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document.
  • Page 69: 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. © 2006 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. Windows and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 70: B Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at
  • Page 71 Printing (Continued) Difficulty Suggestions Characters and lines are stacked. Check the printing alignment. (See Checking the printing alignment on page 77.) Printed text or images are skewed. Make sure the paper is loaded properly in the paper tray and the paper side guide is adjusted correctly.
  • Page 72 Try using the scanner glass. (See Using the scanner glass on page 8.) ADF. (DCP-540CN only) Scanning Difficulties Difficulty Suggestions TWAIN/WIA errors appear while Make sure the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver is chosen as the primary source. In scanning. ® PaperPort SE with OCR, click File, Scan and choose the Brother TWAIN/WIA driver.
  • Page 73: Network Difficulties

    Enter any name, port number (54295 for network scanning), choose UDP and click OK. Make sure if the new setting is added and is checked, and then click OK. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. Your computer cannot find your ® <Windows users>...
  • Page 74: Error Messages

    As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your machine identifies the error and shows an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most errors by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 75: Changing Lcd Language

    Error Message Cause Action The machine is out of paper or Do one of the following: No Paper Fed paper is not properly loaded in Refill the paper in the paper tray, and the paper tray. then press Mono Start or Colour Start.
  • Page 76: Document Jam (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Document jam (DCP-540CN Pull the jammed document out to the left. only) Documents can jam if they are not inserted or fed properly, or if they are too long. Follow the steps below to clear a document jam. Document is jammed in the top of the ADF unit Take out any paper from the ADF that is...
  • Page 77 If you cannot remove the jammed Lift the scanner cover (1) from the front paper from the front, or the error side of the machine until it locks message still appears on the LCD securely into the open position. after you have removed the jammed Make sure that there is no jammed paper, please go to the next step.
  • Page 78: Routine Maintenance

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Routine maintenance Replacing the ink cartridges Your machine is equipped with an ink dot counter. The ink dot counter automatically monitors the level of ink in each of the 4 cartridges. When the machine detects an ink cartridge is running out of ink, the machine will tell you with a message on the LCD.
  • Page 79 If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once and call a doctor if you are concerned. brother XXXX CAUTION DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do Lift the lock release lever and push it not need to replace them.
  • Page 80: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Brother Branded ink cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if ink or ink cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother Branded cartridges or the refilling of empty...
  • Page 81: Cleaning The Scanner

    Cleaning the scanner Cleaning the machine printer platen Lift the document cover (1). Clean the scanner glass (2) and white plastic (3) WARNING with isopropyl alcohol on a soft lint-free cloth. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet before cleaning the printer platen (1). If ink is scattered on or around the printer platen, wipe it off with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.
  • Page 82: Cleaning The Paper Pick-Up Roller

    Note If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, call your Brother dealer. Put the Jam Clear Cover back on. Make sure the cover is set properly. Re-connect the power cord.
  • Page 83: Checking The Print Quality

    Press Ink Management. new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, Press a or b to choose Test Print. call your Brother dealer. Press OK. CAUTION Press a or b to choose Print Quality.
  • Page 84: Checking The Printing Alignment

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Checking the printing Checking the ink volume alignment You can check the ink that is left in the cartridge. You may need to adjust the printing alignment if after transporting the machine Press Ink Management. your printed text becomes blurred or images become faded.
  • Page 85: Packing And Shipping The Machine

    Packing and shipping CAUTION the machine If you are not able to find the yellow protective part, DO NOT remove the ink When you transport the machine, use the cartridges before shipping. It is essential packing materials that came with your that the machine be shipped with either the machine.
  • Page 86 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Wrap the machine in the bag and put it in the original carton with the original packing material. Pack the printed materials in the original carton as shown below. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. Close the carton and tape it shut.
  • Page 87: C Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen Menu keys programming Access the main Your machine is designed to be easy to use menu. with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu Access its menu of selections your machine has to offer.
  • Page 88: Menu Table

    Descriptions Page — Sets the type of paper in the General Setup Paper Type Plain Paper* paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Sets the size of the paper in Paper Size Letter the paper tray. Legal...
  • Page 89 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Chooses the BOOT method TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* that best suits your needs. Network (DCP 540CN Static User's only) Guide RARP on the BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP address. IP Address [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255].
  • Page 90 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Restores all network Factory Reset settings to the factory Network (DCP 540CN default. User's only) Guide (Continued) on the — — Print Reports Help List — — User Settings — —...
  • Page 91: Print Settings

    Choose the print quality. Print Normal Quality Photo* — — Choose the paper type. Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* (When A4 or — Choose the paper and print Paper Size Letter Letter is selected) size. 10x8cm 10x15cm*...
  • Page 92 Menu and Features Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — — Adjusts the contrast. Contrast Adjusts the hue of the white Color White Balance areas. Enhance Off* Enhances the detail of the Sharpness image. Adjusts the total amount of Color Density colour in the image.
  • Page 93 Custom(25-400%) — — Choose the paper type that Paper Type Plain Paper* matches the paper in the Inkjet Paper tray. Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — — Choose the paper size that Paper Size Letter matches the paper in the Legal tray.
  • Page 94 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Adjusts the amount of Red Color Adjust in copies. — Adjusts the amount of Green Green in copies. — Adjusts the amount of Blue Blue in copies. — — You can choose to stack or Stack/Sort Stack* (DCP-540CN...
  • Page 95 Scan ( Level1 Option1 Option2 Option3 Descriptions Page Scan to E-mail — — — You can scan a monochrome or a colour document into Software your E-mail application. User's Guide on Scan to Image — — — You can scan a colour picture the CD- into your graphics application.
  • Page 96: Specifications

    Black: Piezo with 94 × 3 nozzles Colour: LCD (liquid crystal display) 50.8 mm (2.0 in) Colour LCD Power Source AC 220 to 240V 50/60Hz Power Consumption (DCP-330C) Off: Average 5.5 W Standby: Average 7 W Operating: Average 21 W...
  • Page 97 351 mm (13.8 in.) 443 mm (17.4 in.) 443 mm (17.4 in.) Weight 7.3 kg (16.06 lb) (DCP-330C) 8.0 kg (17.6 lb) (DCP-540CN) Noise Operating: 50 dB or less Temperature Operating: 10 to 35° C (50° F to 95° F) Best Print 20 to 33°...
  • Page 98: Print Media

    Specifications Print media Paper Input Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper transparencies and envelopes Paper size: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo 2L, Index card and Post card For more details, see Paper weight, thickness and capacity on page 13.
  • Page 99: Copy

    Resolution (Monochrome) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 1200×1200 dpi (Colour) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 600×1200 dpi Based on Brother standard pattern. (Fast mode/Stack Copy) Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document.
  • Page 100: Photocapture Center

    Specifications PhotoCapture Center™ Available Media ® CompactFlash (Type I only) (Microdrive™ is not compatible) (Compact I/O card such as Compact LAN card and Compact Modem card are not supported.) ® Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™ (Not available for music data with MagicGate™) MultiMediaCard™...
  • Page 101: Scanner

    XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows XP (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility)
  • Page 102: Printer

    Specifications Printer Printer Driver ® Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional and XP driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode and bi-directional capability Brother Ink Driver ® For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Resolution Up to 1200 × 6000 dpi 1200 × 2400 dpi 1200 ×...
  • Page 103: Interfaces

    Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 6 feet (2.0 m). LAN cable (DCP-540CN only) Ethernet UTP cable category 5 or greater. Your machine has a full-speed USB 2.0 interface. This interface is compatible with Hi-Speed USB 2.0; however, the maximum data transfer rate will be 12 Mbits/s.
  • Page 104: Computer Requirements

    System (DCP-540CN onl y ) ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or greater. For the latest driver updates, access the Brother Solutions Center at Third party USB ports are not supported. Removable disk is a function of ™ PhotoCapture Center Power PC G3/G4/G5, Intel Core Solo/Duo.
  • Page 105: Consumable Items

    Consumable items The machine uses individual Black, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta ink cartridges that are separate from the print head assembly. Service Life of Ink Replacement Ink Cartridges Cartridge Black - Approximately 500 pages at 5% coverageYellow, Cyan and Magenta - Approximately 400 pages at 5% coverage The first time you install a set of ink cartridges the machine will use an amount of ink to fill the ink delivery tubes for high quality print outs.
  • Page 106: Network (Lan) (Dcp-540Cn Only)

    Specifications Network (LAN) (DCP-540CN only) You can connect your machine to a network for Network Printing ® and Network Scanning (Windows only). Also included is Brother BRAdmin Professional Network Management software for ® ® Windows and BRAdmin Light for Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater.
  • Page 107: Glossary

    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. ADF (automatic document feeder) PictBridge The document can be placed in the ADF Allows you to print photos directly from...
  • Page 108 Index Unable to Print ........68 Unable to Scan ........68 ADF (automatic document feeder) ..... 8 ADF cover ..........69 ® ® Apple Macintosh Gray scale ..........94 See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM........... HELP LCD messages ........80 Cleaning using Menu keys .......
  • Page 109 xD-Picture Card™ ........ 32 PictBridge DPOF Printing ........45 Network ® ® Presto! PageManager Printing ® ® See Help in Presto! PageManager See Network User's Guide on the access the User’s Guide......CD-ROM..........Print Scanning area ............20 See Software User's Guide on the difficulties ..........
  • Page 110 Transparencies ......10 Troubleshooting ........63 checking ink volume ......77 document jam ........69 error messages on LCD ......67 if you are having difficulty copying ..........65 Network ..........66 PhotoCapture Center™ .....65 printing ..........63 scanning ..........65 software ..........65 paper jam ..........69 print quality ...........
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