USER’S GUIDE DCP-7030 DCP-7040 Version A ARL/ASA/NZ...
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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 ..............3 Viewing documentation ...................3 Control panel overview ..................5 Loading paper and documents Loading paper and print media ................6 Loading paper in the paper tray...............6 Loading paper in the manual feed slot ............7 Unprintable area ....................10...
Enlarging or reducing the image copied ............23 Using the Options key ................... 24 Improving copy quality................... 25 Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-7040 only) ..........25 Adjusting contrast ..................26 Making N in 1 copies (page layout) ............... 26 Out of memory message ..................
Cleaning the laser scanner window ...............65 Cleaning the corona wire ................67 Cleaning the drum unit ..................69 Replacing the consumable items.................71 Replacing a toner cartridge ................71 Replacing the drum unit.................74 Changing LCD language ..................77 Machine information ....................77 Checking the serial number ................77 Checking the page counters ................77 Checking the Drum life ..................78 Packing and shipping the machine ..............78...
Section I General General information Loading paper and documents General setup...
Using the Note documentation Illustrations in this User’s Guide are based on the DCP-7040. Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. Symbols and conventions used in the documentation The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
Click to go to To view the documentation, from the Start the Brother Solutions Center, where menu, point to Brother, DCP-XXXX (where you can view or download the PDF XXXX is your model name) from the program documents.
Chapter 2 printing the manuals. Using ControlCenter3 in Chapter 3 Double-click Brother Solutions Center icon to go to the Brother Solutions Center, ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE with where you can view or download the PDF OCR How-to-Guides documents. (Internet access and PDF Reader software are required.)
General information Control panel overview DCP-7030 and DCP-7040 have the same keys. 1 Print key 4 LCD Job Cancel Displays messages to help you set up and use your machine. Cancels a programmed print job and clears it from the machine’s memory.
Loading paper and documents Loading paper and Loading paper in the paper tray print media The machine can feed paper from the Printing on plain paper, recycled standard paper tray or manual feed slot. paper or transparencies from the paper tray When you put paper into the paper tray, note the following: Pull the paper tray completely out of the...
Loading paper and documents Fold out the support flap (1) to prevent Note paper from sliding off the face-down (For Asia) For Legal size paper, press the output tray. release button in the bottom of the paper tray and then pull out the back of the paper tray.
Chapter 2 Open the manual feed slot cover. Printing on thick paper, bond paper, labels and envelopes When the back output tray is pulled down, the machine has a straight paper path from the manual feed slot through to the back of the machine.
Loading paper and documents Using both hands, slide the manual feed Note slot paper guides to the width of the • Put the paper into the manual feed slot paper that you are going to use. with the side to be printed face up. •...
Chapter 2 Unprintable area Unprintable area when printing from a computer Unprintable area for copies When using the printer driver the printable area is smaller than the paper size, as shown The printable area of your machine begins at below. approximately 3 mm from the top and bottom and 2 mm from both sides of the paper.
Loading paper and documents 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, bond paper, recycled paper, transparencies, labels or envelopes. For best results, follow the instructions below: Use paper made for plain paper copying.
Chapter 2 Type and size of paper Manual Feed Slot The manual feed slot can hold a sheet with a The machine loads paper from the installed size of 76.2 to 220 mm wide and 116 to standard paper tray or manual feed slot. 406.4 mm long.
• that is multipart or carbonless • that is designed for inkjet printing If you use any of the types of paper listed above, they may damage your machine. This damage is not covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.
Chapter 2 Envelopes Types of envelopes to avoid Most envelopes will be suitable for your CAUTION machine. However, some envelopes may have feed and print-quality problems DO NOT use envelopes: because of the way they have been made. A suitable envelope should have edges with •...
Label sheets should not exceed the paper machine. This damage is not covered weight specifications described in this User’s under any Brother warranty or service Guide. Labels exceeding this specification agreement. may not feed or print correctly and may cause damage to your machine.
Chapter 2 Loading documents Unfold the ADF document output support flap (1) and the ADF support flap (2). Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (DCP-7040 only) The ADF can hold up to 35 pages and feeds each sheet individually. Use standard 80 gsm paper and always fan the pages before putting them in the ADF.
Loading paper and documents Using the scanner glass CAUTION (Flatbed) If the document is a book or is thick do not You can use the scanner glass to copy or slam the cover or press on it. scan pages of a book or one page at a time. Documents can be up to 215.9 mm wide and 297 mm long.
General setup Paper settings Paper size (For Oceania) Paper type You can use seven sizes of paper for printing copies: A4, Letter, Executive, A5, A6, B5 and Set up the machine for the type of paper you are using. This will give you the best print (For Asia) quality.
General setup Volume settings Ecology features Beeper volume Toner Save When the beeper is on, the machine will beep You can save toner using this feature. When when you press a key, make a mistake. You you set Toner Save to On, print appears can choose a range of volume levels, from lighter.
Chapter 3 LCD contrast Sleep time Setting the sleep time reduces power You can change the contrast to make the consumption by turning off the fuser while the LCD look lighter or darker. machine is idle. Press Menu. You can choose how long the machine must be idle (from 00 to 99 minutes) before it goes Press a or b to choose into sleep mode.
Making copies How to copy Making multiple copies Load your document. Entering copy mode Do one of the folowing: Press Number of Copies to enter the number of copies (Up to 99). Press or hold a or b to increase or decrease the number of copies.
Making copies Copy options (DCP-7040 only) When set to Auto, the machine calculates the reduction ratio that (temporary settings) best fits the paper size the paper tray is set to. (See Paper size on page 18.) When you want to quickly change the copy Auto is only available when using the ADF.
Chapter 4 Using the Options key Use the Options key to quickly set the following copy settings temporarily for the next copy. Press Menu selections Options Page Press a or b, then press OK Press a or b, then press OK Quality Auto* Text...
Making copies Improving copy quality Sorting copies using the ADF (DCP-7040 only) You can choose from a range of quality settings. The default setting is Auto. You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be stacked in the order 1 2 3, 1 2 3, 1 2 3, and so Auto Auto is the recommended mode for ordinary printouts.
Chapter 4 Adjusting contrast Making N in 1 copies (page layout) Contrast You can reduce the amount of paper used Adjust the contrast to help an image look when copying by using the N in 1 copy sharper and more vivid. feature.
If the memory becomes full while you are making copies, the LCD message will guide you through the next step. 4 in 1 (P) (DCP-7030 only) If you get an Out of Memory message, press Stop/Exit to cancel the operation. (DCP-7040 only) If you get an...
If you have not installed the software, see ® Chapter 1. ControlCenter2 (for Macintosh Note From the Start menu, point to Brother, DCP-XXXX from the programs group, See Accessing the Software User’s Guide then click User’s Guides in HTML on page 3.
Software features ® For Macintosh ® Make sure your Macintosh is turned on. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Documentation icon. Double-click your language folder, and then double-click the top page file. Click on SOFTWARE USER’S GUIDE...
Safety and legal Choosing a location Place your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration. Put the machine near a standard, grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10° C and 32.5° C and the humidity is between 20% to 80% (without condensation). Make sure cables leading to the machine do not constitute a trip hazard.
We DO NOT advise using an extension lead. If any cables become damaged, disconnect your machine, and contact your Brother dealer. DO NOT place any objects on the machine, or obstruct the air vents. This product should be connected to an adjacent grounded AC power source within the range indicated on the rating label.
WARNING Before cleaning the inside of the machine, unplug the power cord from the electrical socket. DO NOT handle the plug with wet hands. Doing this might cause an electrical shock. Always make sure the plug is fully inserted. After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot.
Safety and legal If moving your machine, use the handholds provided. First making sure to disconnect any cables. DO NOT use any flammable substances, spray or organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol/ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the machine. Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock.
IEC60825-1+A2:2001 Specification This machine is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC60825-1+A2:2001 specifications. The label shown below is attached in countries where required. This machine has a Class 3B Laser Diode which emits invisible laser radiation in the Scanner Unit. The Scanner Unit should not CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT APPAREIL À...
The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR Program is to promote the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipment. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets ® the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Important Information for Australia...
7 Slots and openings in the casing at the back or bottom are provided for ventilation; to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
Safety and legal 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 outside of the machine and the scanner glass.
If the product has been dropped or the casing has been damaged. If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service. 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.
Authorized Service Personnel. A list of Authorized Service Centres has been included for your convenience, or you may contact the Brother Dealer for Service. 15 Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: If the power cord is damaged or frayed.
For protection against the risk of electrical shock, always disconnect all cables from the wall outlet before servicing, modifying or installing the equipment. 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...
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.
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. Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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 http://solutions.brother.com/.
Scanning difficulties Difficulties Suggestions TWAIN errors appear while Make sure that the Brother TWAIN driver is chosen as the primary source. In scanning. PaperPort™ 11SE, click File, Scan or Get Photo and choose the Brother TWAIN driver. OCR does not work.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Print quality difficulties Difficulties Suggestions Printed pages are curled. Low quality thin or thick paper or not printing on the recommended side of the paper could cause this problem. Try turning over the stack of paper in the paper tray.
11 and Basic tab in the Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.) The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum unit on page 74.) Ghost The fuser unit may be contaminated. Call your Brother dealer for service.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Examples of poor print Recommendation quality Check the paper type and quality. (See Acceptable paper and other print media on page 11.) B DEFGH Make sure that paper is loaded correctly. (See Loading paper in the abc efghijk paper tray on page 6.) Turn over the stack of paper in the tray or rotate the paper 180°...
The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. (See 0 1 2 3 4 Replacing the drum unit on page 74.) The fuser unit may be contaminated. Call your Brother dealer for Toner specks service.
The drum unit may be damaged. Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum unit on page 74.) 0 1 2 3 4 The fuser unit may be smudged. Call your Brother dealer for service. Black lines down the page Printed pages have toner...
Examples of poor print Recommendation quality Choose Reduce Paper Curl mode in the printer driver when you do not use our recommended paper. (See Device Options (For ® ® Windows ) or Print Settings (For Macintosh ) in the Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM.) Turn the paper over in the paper tray, and print again.
The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. You can clear most errors and routine maintenance messages 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...
Error Message Cause Action The temperature of fuser unit Turn the power switch off, wait a few Fuser Error does not rise at a specified seconds, and then turn it on again. Leave the temperature within specified time. machine for 15 minutes with the power on. The fuser unit is too hot.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Error Message Cause Action If the LCD shows Toner Low, Order a new toner cartridge now. Toner Low you can still print; however, the machine is telling you that the toner cartridge is near the end of its life and the toner will soon need replacing.
Document jams Document is jammed under the document cover (DCP-7040 only) Take out any paper from the ADF that is If the document is jammed, follow the steps not jammed. below. Lift the document cover. Note Pull the jammed document out to the After removing a jammed document, right.
If you have not installed a drum unit or have installed the drum unit incorrectly, then this may cause a paper jam in your Brother machine. • If the error message remains, open and close the front cover and fuser cover firmly to reset the machine.
If you cannot pull the jammed paper out CAUTION of the output tray opening, take the paper tray completely out of the We recommend that you place the drum machine. unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Paper is jammed at the back of the Pull the tabs toward you to open the fuser cover (1). machine Open the front cover. Slowly take out the drum unit and toner Pull the jammed paper out of the fuser cartridge assembly.
Paper is jammed inside the drum unit Push down the green lock lever and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. and toner cartridge assembly Open the front cover. Slowly take out the drum unit and toner CAUTION cartridge assembly.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Routine maintenance Put the toner cartridge back into the drum unit until you hear it lock into place. If you put it in correctly, the green lock lever will lift automatically. WARNING Use neutral detergents. DO NOT use any flammable substances, spray or organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol/ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the machine.
Cleaning the outside of the Wipe the inside and the outside of the paper tray with a soft cloth to remove machine dust. Turn off the machine. Disconnect all cables, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical socket. Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Cleaning the laser scanner In the ADF unit, clean the white bar (1) and the scanner glass strip (2) window underneath it with a soft lint-free cloth moistened with water. WARNING Use neutral detergents. DO NOT use any flammable substances, spray or organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol/ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the machine.
CAUTION To prevent damage to the machine caused by static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the illustration. WARNING HOT SURFACE We recommend that you place the drum unit on a clean, flat surface with a sheet of After you have just used the machine, some disposable paper or cloth underneath it in internal parts of the machine will be...
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Put the drum unit and toner cartridge Slowly take out the drum unit and toner assembly back in the machine. cartridge assembly. Close the front cover. CAUTION Plug the machine’s power cord back into We recommend that you place the drum the electrical socket first.
Clean the corona wire inside the drum CAUTION unit by gently sliding the green tab from right to left and left to right several times. To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations below. CAUTION Be sure to return the green tab to the home position (a) (1).
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Cleaning the drum unit To prevent damage to the machine caused by static electricity, DO NOT touch the If you have print quality problems, clean the electrodes shown in the illustration. drum unit as follows. Turn off the machine. Disconnect all cables, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical socket.
Put the print sample in front of the drum Put the toner cartridge back into the unit, and find the exact position of the drum unit until you hear it lock into place. poor print. If you put the cartridge in correctly, the green lock lever will lift automatically.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Replacing the consumable items You will need to replace the consumable items when the machine indicates that the life of the consumable is over. Toner cartridge Drum unit Order No. TN-2130 (Standard), TN-2150 (High Yield) Order No. DR-2125 Note •...
Slowly take out the drum unit and toner WARNING cartridge assembly. HOT SURFACE After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot. To prevent injury, when you open the front or back cover (back output tray) of the machine, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustration.
If damage is caused to the drum unit or other parts of this machine as a result of the use of toner or toner cartridges other than genuine Brother products due to the incompatibility or lack of suitability of those products with this machine, any repairs required as a result may not be covered by the warranty.
Put the new toner cartridge firmly into Put the drum unit and toner cartridge the drum unit until you hear it lock into assembly back in the machine. place. If you put it in correctly, the lock lever will lift automatically. Close the front cover.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Note The drum unit is a consumable item, and it is necessary to replace it periodically. There are many factors that determine the actual drum life, such as temperature, humidity, type of paper and how much toner you use for the number of pages per print job.
Note To prevent damage to the machine caused Be sure to seal up the used drum unit by static electricity, DO NOT touch the tightly in a bag so that toner powder does electrodes shown in the illustration. not spill out of the unit. Unpack the new drum unit.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Machine information Put the new drum unit and toner cartridge assembly in the machine. Checking the serial number You can see the machine’s serial number on the LCD. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose 3.Machine Info.
Packing and shipping Checking the Drum life the machine You can see the machine’s drum life on the LCD. CAUTION Press Menu. Make sure that the machine has fully Press a or b to choose cooled down by leaving it disconnected 3.Machine Info.
Troubleshooting and routine maintenance Pack the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, AC cord and printed materials in the original carton as shown below: Close the carton and tape it shut.
Menu and features On-screen Menu keys programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. We have created step by step on-screen instructions to help you program your machine. Simply follow the steps as they Access the menu.
Menu and features How to access the menu mode Press Menu. Scroll through each menu level by pressing a or b for the direction you want. Press OK when the option you want appears on the LCD. The LCD will then show the next menu level.
Menu table The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. Choose & OK Choose & OK to accept to exit Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Descriptions Page — Sets the type of paper in 1.General 1.Paper Type Thin the paper tray.
Menu and features Main Menu Submenu Menu Selections Options Descriptions Page — Adjusts the contrast of the 1.General 5.LCD Contrast b -nnnno+ a LCD. Setup b -nnnon+ a (continued) b -nnonn+ a* b -nonnn+ a b -onnnn+ a — — Lists your current settings 6.User Settings...
LCD (liquid crystal display) 16 characters × 2 lines Power Source 220 - 240V 50/60Hz Power Consumption Peak: 1056 W Copying: Average 320 W Sleep: (DCP-7030) Average 8 W (DCP-7040) Average 9 W Standby: Average 75 W When making a copy from one sheet Dimensions DCP-7030...
Specifications Weight Without Drum/Toner Unit: (DCP-7030) 8.7 kg (DCP-7040) 10 kg Noise level Sound power Operating (Copying): LWAd = 6.2 Bell Standby: LWAd = 4.4 Bell Sound pressure Operating (Copying): LpAm = 53 dBA Standby: LpAm = 32 dBA Temperature Operating: 10 to 32.5°C...
Print media Paper Input Paper Tray Paper Type: Plain paper, Transparencies or Recycled paper Paper Size: Letter, A4, B5 (ISO), A5, B6, A6 and Executive (Legal and Folio for Asia) Paper Weight: 60 to 105 gsm Maximum paper tray capacity: Up to 250 sheets of 80 gsm plain paper Manual Feed Slot Paper Type: Plain paper, Recycled paper,...
Specifications Copy Colour/Monochrome Monochrome Document Size ADF Width: 148 to 215.9 mm ADF Length: 148 to 355.6 mm Scanner Glass Width: Max. 215.9 mm Scanner Glass Length: Max. 297 mm Copy Width: Max. 210 mm Multiple Copies Stacks or Sorts up to 99 pages Reduce/Enlarge 25% to 400% (in increments of 1%) Up to 600 ×...
Scanning Width Max. 210 mm Greyscale 256 levels ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows (resolution up to 19200 × XP/Windows Vista 19200 dpi can be chosen by using the Brother scanner utility)
Specifications Print Printer Driver ® Host-Based Driver for Windows 2000 Professional/ ® XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista ® Windows Server 2003 (print only via network) ® ® Macintosh Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater HQ1200 (2400 × 600 dpi), 600, 300 dpi Resolution Print Speed Up to 22 pages/minute (A4 size)
Core™ Processor ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi. Third party USB ports are not supported. ® ® PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft SP4 or higher for Windows...
Drum yield 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.
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) Scanning The document can be placed in the ADF The process of sending an electronic...
Index Drum unit checking (remaining life) ...... 78 cleaning .......... 67 ADF (automatic document feeder) replacing ..........74 using .............16 ® ® Apple Macintosh See Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM. Enlarge/Reduce key ........ 23 Envelopes ........6 how to load ..........8 Error messages on LCD ......
quality ........... 49 resolution ..........89 specifications ........89 Machine information Printing checking remaining life of drum unit ..78 See Software User’s Guide on the page counts ..........77 ® CD-ROM. Macintosh Programming your machine ....80 See Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
paper handling ........48 print quality ........49 printing ..........47 scanning ..........48 software ..........48 maintenance messages on LCD ...55 paper jam ..........59 User Settings List ........20 Volume, setting beeper ...........19 ® Windows See Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
Warranty & Repair – For details about warranty on your Brother Product, the details are listed on the following link: www.brother.com.au under Warranty. For warranty service (repair) of your Brother product you will need to retain a copy of your sales docket and contact the Support Centre for location of the nearest Authorised Warranty Centre (AWC) Support –...
This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only, local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchsed in their own countries.