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Before you can use the machine, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation.
WARNING
CAUTION
1
Unpack the machine and check the components
Basic User's Guide
Safety and Legal
WARNING
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine. To avoid danger of suffocation, please keep
these bags away from babies and children.
a
Remove the protective tape and film covering the machine,
and also from the LCD.
b
Remove the green protective part a by lifting the front of the
machine and then pulling down on the packing part.
c
Remove the plastic bag b containing the ink cartridges from on top of
the paper tray.
d
Make sure you have all components.
Note
• The components included in the box may differ depending on your country.
• Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine.
• You need to purchase the correct interface cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network
connection).
USB cable
Please make sure you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 2 metres long (cable not included).
Network cable
Use a straight-through Category5 (or greater) twisted-pair cable for 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet Network.
Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible minor injuries.
2
Inbox Ink Cartridges
[x4]
Installation CD-ROM
booklet
Documentation CD-ROM
MFC-J615W
Black
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
(Approx. 65% yield of the
replacement cartridge)
For details, see
Consumable items in the
Basic User's Guide.
Power Cord
Quick Setup Guide
Telephone Line Cord
1
UK/IRE/GEN Version 0
1

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  • Page 1 Quick Setup Guide Start Here MFC-J615W Before you can use the machine, please read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation. WARNING Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury. CAUTION Cautions specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible minor injuries. Unpack the machine and check the components Black Yellow...
  • Page 2 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams Load plain A4 paper and misfeeds. Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Pull the paper tray a completely out of the machine.
  • Page 3 WARNING Connect the power cord and telephone line Since the machine is grounded through the power outlet, you can protect yourself from potentially hazardous electrical conditions on the telephone network by keeping the power IMPORTANT cord connected to your machine when you connect it to a telephone line.
  • Page 4: Install Ink Cartridges

    Turn the green knob on the protective yellow Install the ink cartridges cap clockwise until it clicks to release the vacuum seal, then remove the cap a. CAUTION If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. Make sure that the power is turned on.
  • Page 5: Check The Print Quality

    Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks. After Check the print quality all the ink cartridges are installed close the ink cartridge cover. When the preparation process has finished, the LCD shows Set Paper and Press Start. Press Colour Start. Check the quality of the four colour blocks a on the sheet.
  • Page 6: Set The Date And Time

    Choose a Receive Mode Set the date and time There are four possible receive modes: Fax Only, The machine displays the date and time, and if you Fax/Tel, Manual and External TAD. set up the station ID, it will add it to each fax you send. Do you want to use the telephone features of your Press Menu.
  • Page 7: Enter Personal Information (Station Id)

    Fax Transmission Report information (Station ID) You should store your name and fax number to be Your Brother machine is equipped with a printed on all fax pages that you send. Transmission Verification Report that can be used as confirmation that you sent a fax. This report lists the name or fax number of the receiving party, the date, Press Menu.
  • Page 8: Set The Telephone Line Type

    Set the telephone line Set the phone line type compatibility If you are connecting the machine to a line that If you are connecting the machine to a VoIP service features PBX or ISDN to send and receive faxes, it is (over the Internet) you need to change the necessary to change the telephone line type compatibility setting.
  • Page 9 Choose your connection type For USB interface cable ® Windows , go to page 10 Macintosh, go to page 13 For Wired Network ® Windows , go to page 15 Macintosh, go to page 19 Note ® For Windows Server 2003/2003 x64 Edition/2003 R2/2003 R2 x64 Edition/2008/2008 R2, see the Network User’s Guide on the documentation CD-ROM.
  • Page 10: For Usb Interface Users

    ® ® • For Windows Vista and Windows 7, when If the Brother screen does not appear the User Account Control screen appears, automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), click Allow or Yes. double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 11: Connect The Usb Cable

    ® Windows Choose Local Connection, and then click Connect the USB cable to the USB socket Next. The installation continues. marked with a symbol. You will find the USB socket inside the machine on the right as shown below. When this screen appears, go to the next step. Carefully guide the USB cable through the trench as shown below, following the trench around and toward the back of the machine.
  • Page 12 XML Paper Specification Printer Driver The XML Paper Specification Printer Driver is the most suitable driver when printing from applications that use the XML Paper Specification documents. Please download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/...
  • Page 13 Administrator rights. IMPORTANT • For the latest drivers and information on the Mac OS X you are using, visit http://solutions.brother.com/ • For Mac OS X 10.4.0 to 10.4.10 users, upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.x. Connect the USB cable...
  • Page 14 Double-click the Start Here OSX icon to install. Presto! PageManager When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Click the Presto! PageManager icon to go to...
  • Page 15: Wired Network

    Make sure that your computer is ON and you are logged on with Administrator rights. IMPORTANT • For the latest drivers and information, visit http://solutions.brother.com/ • If there are any programs running, close them. • The screens may differ depending on your operating system.
  • Page 16 CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your language. Note If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 17 Wired Network ® Windows When this screen appears, choose Change The installation of the Brother drivers will the Firewall port settings to enable network automatically start. The installation screens connection and continue with the appear one after another. installation. (Recommended) and click Next.
  • Page 18 Note ScanSoft™ PaperPort™11SE installed, please • If an error message appears during the purchase the Brother NL-5 pack which is a software installation, run the Installation multiple PC license agreement pack for up to 5 Diagnostics located in start/All Programs/ additional users.
  • Page 19 IMPORTANT • For the latest drivers and information on the Mac OS X you are using, visit http://solutions.brother.com/ • For Mac OS X 10.4.0 to 10.4.10 users, upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.x. • If you have previously set up your machine...
  • Page 20 Please wait, it will take a few seconds for the software to install. After the installation, the Brother software will search for the Brother device. If the machine is configured for your network,...
  • Page 21 • If this screen appears click OK. When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Enter a name for your Macintosh in Display Name up to 15 characters long and click OK.
  • Page 22: For Wireless Network Users

    Ethernet for a faster data transfer or USB for the fastest throughput speed. Although the Brother MFC-J615W can be used in both a wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a time.
  • Page 23 For Wireless Network Users Confirm your network environment (Infrastructure Mode) The following instructions will offer two methods for installing your Brother machine in a wireless network environment. If your wireless access point/router does not support Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) or AOSS™, write down the wireless network settings of your wireless access point/router in the area below.
  • Page 24: Connecting The Brother Machine To The Wireless Network

    For Wireless Network Users Connecting the Brother machine to the wireless network Configure the wireless Enter the Password (Network Key) you wrote down in step 15-a on page 23 using the dial settings (typical Wireless pad to choose each letter or number.
  • Page 25 LCD will show the wireless signal strength of your access point/router. To install MFL-Pro Suite, continue to step 17. Place the Brother machine within range of your Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS™ access ® For Windows Users: point/router. The range may differ depending on your environment.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    For Wireless Network Users Troubleshooting IMPORTANT Please do not contact Brother Customer Service for assistance without the wireless security information. We cannot assist you in locating your network security settings. How can I find the wireless security information (SSID and Network Key) 1) You should see the documentation provided with your wireless access point/router.
  • Page 27 The security information (SSID/Network Key) is incorrect. Reconfirm the SSID and security information (Network Key). If your router uses WEP encryption, enter the key used as the first WEP key. Your Brother TS-05 machine supports the use of the first WEP key only.
  • Page 28: Wireless Network

    ® ® • For Windows Vista and Windows 7, when If the Brother screen does not appear the User Account Control screen appears, automatically, go to My Computer (Computer), click Allow or Yes. double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click start.exe.
  • Page 29 Wireless Network ® Windows Choose Wireless Network Connection, and Choose your machine from the list, and then then click Next. click Next. Note When this screen appears, choose Change • If your wireless settings fail, the Wireless the Firewall port settings to enable network Device Setup Wizard will appear during the connection and continue with the installation of MFL-Pro Suite.
  • Page 30 Wireless Network ® Windows The installation of the Brother drivers will Finish and restart automatically start. The installation screens appear one after another. IMPORTANT Click Finish to restart your computer. After DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the restarting the computer, you must be logged on installation.
  • Page 31 PaperPort™11SE on up to 2 PCs on the network. If you want to use more than 2 PCs with ScanSoft™ PaperPort™11SE installed, please purchase the Brother NL-5 pack which is a multiple PC license agreement pack for up to 5 additional users. To purchase the NL-5 pack, contact your authorized Brother dealer or contact Brother customer service.
  • Page 32 IMPORTANT • For the latest drivers and information on the Mac OS X you are using, visit The Brother software will search for the Brother http://solutions.brother.com/ device in your wireless network. If the machine • For Mac OS X 10.4.0 to 10.4.10 users, is configured for your network, choose the upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.x.
  • Page 33 Choose your machine from the list, and then click OK. When Presto! PageManager is installed OCR capability is added to Brother ControlCenter2. You can easily scan, share and organize photos and documents using Presto! PageManager. Click the Presto! PageManager icon to go to the Presto! PageManager download site, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 34: Install Optional Applications

    Install Optional Applications ® Windows Install FaceFilter Install FaceFilter Studio Studio/BookScan & Help Whiteboard Suite supported by Reallusion, To get instructions on how to use FaceFilter Studio, download and install FaceFilter Studio Help. FaceFilter Studio is an easy-to-use borderless photo To run FaceFilter Studio, go to printing application.
  • Page 35: Entering Text For Wireless Settings

    For Network Users Restore the network settings to factory default To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below. Make sure the machine is not operating, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except the power cord).
  • Page 36: Replacement Consumables

    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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