Brother HL-L2300D Product Safety Manual
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Product Safety Guide

Using the Documentation

Please read this guide before attempting to operate the product, or before attempting any
maintenance. Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of personal injury
or damage to property, including through fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Brother shall
not be liable for damage caused where the product owner has failed to follow the instructions set
out in this guide.
Read all of the instructions. Save them for later reference.
Symbols and conventions
used in the documentation
The following symbols and conventions are
used throughout the documentation.
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, could result in
death or serious injuries.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, may result in
minor or moderate injuries.
IMPORTANT indicates a potentially
hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
may result in damage to property or loss of
product functionality.
NOTE specifies the operating environment,
conditions for installation, or special
conditions of use.
Version B
(HL-L2300D / HL-L2305W / HL-L2320D / HL-L2340DW / HL-L2360DW /
HL-L2380DW / DCP-L2520DW / DCP-L2540DW / MFC-L2700DW /
MFC-L2705DW / MFC-L2720DW / MFC-L2740DW)
Electrical Hazard icons alert you to
possible electrical shocks.
Fire Hazard icons alert you to the
possibility of a fire.
Hot Surface icons warn you not to
touch product parts that are hot.
Prohibition icons indicate actions
that must not be performed.
Bold typeface identifies specific
keys on the product's control
panel or on the computer
Italicized typeface emphasizes
an important point or refers you
to a related topic.
Text in Courier New font
identifies messages on the
LCD of the product.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked
on the product.
• Not all models are available in all
• The illustrations in this guide show the
HL-L2340DW and MFC-L2700DW.


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  • Page 1: Using The Documentation

    Failure to follow these instructions may result in an increased risk of personal injury or damage to property, including through fire, electrical shock, burns or suffocation. Brother shall not be liable for damage caused where the product owner has failed to follow the instructions set out in this guide.
  • Page 2: Compilation And Publication

    Compilation and Publication 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 3 DO NOT place the product near chemicals or in a place where chemicals could be spilled on it. Should chemicals come into contact with the product, there may be a risk of fire or electric shock. In particular, organic solvents or liquids such as benzene, paint thinner, polish remover, or deodorizer may melt or dissolve the plastic cover and/or cables, resulting in a risk of fire or electric shock.
  • Page 4 Doing so may interfere with the operation of the product, causing print quality problems. • DO NOT place your product next to sources of interference, such as speakers or the base units of non-Brother cordless telephones. Doing so may interfere with the operation of the product's electronic components.
  • Page 5: To Use The Product Safely

    To use the product safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. If you do not follow these safety instructions, there is a possibility of a fire, electrical shock, burn or suffocation. WARNING ELECTRICAL HAZARDS Failure to follow the warnings in this section may create the risk of an electrical shock.
  • Page 6 If the product has been dropped or the casing has been damaged, there may be the possibility of an electric shock. Unplug the product from the AC power outlet and contact Brother Authorized Service Personnel.
  • Page 7 • DO NOT use the product if the power cord is frayed or damaged. Doing so may cause an electrical shock or fire. • Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT use any type of extension cord. • DO NOT drop any metallic hardware or any type of liquid on the power plug of the product.
  • Page 8 DO NOT put a toner cartridge or a toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries. DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray, or an organic solvent/liquid containing alcohol or ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the product. Doing so could cause a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 9 Wait at least 10 minutes for the product to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the product. If the product becomes unusually hot, releases smoke, generates any strong smells, or if you accidentally spill any liquid on it, immediately unplug the product from the AC power outlet. Contact Brother Authorized Service Personnel.
  • Page 10 CAUTION (Products with scanning function only) When you move the product, grasp the side handholds that are under the scanner. DO NOT carry the product by holding it at the bottom. If you do not carry the machine properly, the machine could slip out of your hands, and injury could result.
  • Page 11 For more safety information regarding the toners used in your product, please visit the following web address to read the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) DO NOT run your hand over the edge of the printing paper. The thin and sharp edge of the paper...
  • Page 12 IMPORTANT • DO NOT remove or damage any of the caution or warning labels inside the product. 200°C 396°F 200°C / 396°F • DO NOT put objects on top of the product. Doing so could increase the risk of overheating should the product malfunction.
  • Page 13: Important Safety Instructions

    2 Save these instructions for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the AC power outlet and refer all servicing to Brother Authorized Service Personnel under the following conditions: ...
  • Page 14 Regulation WARNING (MFC only) When using your telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, and injury to people. These important safety precautions include the following: 1 DO NOT use this product near water or locations that may become wet, for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or washing machine, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.
  • Page 15 If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for repair or warranty information, please contact Brother Customer Service (see Basic User's Guide: Brother numbers). If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
  • Page 16 • 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 17: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Declaration Of Conformity (Usa Only)

    IMPORTANT • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. • A shielded interface cable should be used to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B...
  • Page 18: Wireless Connection (Mexico Only)

    RF Exposure Notice (USA or Canada only) (Wireless models only) This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This equipment should be installed and operated keeping the radiator at least 20 cm or more away from person's body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).
  • Page 19 EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT LIMITATIONS (Canada only) (MFC only) NOTICE This product meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications. Le présent materiel est conforme aux spécifications techniques applicables d’Industrie Canada. NOTICE The Ringer Equivalence Number is an indication of the maximum number of devices allowed to be connected to a telephone interface.
  • Page 20 FDA regulations and must be attached to laser products marketed in the United States. Manufactured: BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD. Phuc Dien Industrial Zone Cam Phuc Commune, Cam giang Dist Hai Duong Province, Vietnam This product complies with FDA performance standards for laser products except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No.
  • Page 21: Lan Connection (Network Models Only)

    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 specifications for energy efficiency.
  • Page 22 Trademarks BROTHER is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows Server, Outlook, SharePoint, Internet Explorer and Windows Phone are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 23: Open Source Licensing Remarks

    Open Source Licensing Remarks This product includes open-source software. Please visit the Brother Solutions Center at to view the Open Source Licensing Remarks and Copyright information. Copyright and License ©2014 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved. This product includes software developed by the following vendors: ©1983-1998 PACIFIC SOFTWORKS, INC.
  • Page 24 Legal limitations for copying (Products with scanning function only) Reproductions of certain documents are illegal and may result in either criminal or civil liability. The listing below is intended to be a guide rather than a complete listing of every possible prohibition.
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