Download Print this page

Advertisement

User's Guide
DCP-1600
DCP-1601
DCP-1610W
DCP-1615NW
DCP-1616NW
MFC-1900
MFC-1901
MFC-1905
MFC-1910W
MFC-1911NW
MFC-1916NW
Not all models are available in all countries.
Version 0
OCE/ASA

Advertisement

Troubleshooting

   Also See for Brother DCP-1600

   Summary of Contents for Brother DCP-1600

  • Page 1

    User’s Guide DCP-1600 DCP-1601 DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW DCP-1616NW MFC-1900 MFC-1901 MFC-1905 MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW Not all models are available in all countries. Version 0 OCE/ASA...

  • Page 2: Brother Numbers

    Frequently asked questions (FAQs) The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your machine needs. You can download the latest drivers, software and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips to learn how to get the most from your Brother product.

  • Page 3

    PDF file / Brother Solutions Guide for Brother about printing from your mobile device and Center iPrint&Scan scanning from your Brother machine to your ® mobile device when connected on a Wi-Fi (For network models) network. Visit us at http://support.brother.com.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    General information Using the documentation ..................1 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........1 ® Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows ) ..............2 Accessing the Software and Network User’s Guide ..........3 Viewing Documentation ................... 3 Control panel overview ..................6 Menu and features for MFC models ..............

  • Page 5

    Loading documents How to load documents ..................67 Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (For ADF models)....67 Using the scanner glass ................67 Sending a fax (MFC models) How to send a fax ....................69 Cancelling a fax in progress ................69 Broadcasting....................70 Receiving a fax (MFC models) Receive modes ....................71 Choosing the receive mode ................71 Receive Mode settings ..................72...

  • Page 6

    Multi-line connections (PABX) ............... 82 External and extension telephones..............83 Connecting an external or extension telephone ..........83 For Fax/Tel mode only................... 83 Using a non-Brother cordless external handset ..........83 Making copies How to copy......................84 ID COPY ......................85 Double-sided ID copy ..................85 One-sided ID copy ..................86...

  • Page 7

    Specifications DCP-1600, DCP-1601, MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905 ......111 General......................111 Document Size ....................114 Print media ....................114 Fax.......................115 Copy ......................115 Scanner .......................116 Printer ......................116 DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW, DCP-1616NW, MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW ...........117 General......................117 Document Size ....................121 Print media ....................121 Fax.......................122 Copy ......................122 Scanner .......................123...

  • Page 8: General Information

    Bold Bold style identifies keys on the documentation machine's control panel or on the computer screen. Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Italics Italicized style emphasizes an Reading the documentation will help you important point or refers you to make the most of your machine.

  • Page 9: Accessing Brother Utilities (windows )

    Chapter 1 ® Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows Brother Utilities is an application launcher that offers convenient access to all Brother applications installed on your device. ® ® ® ® ® (Windows XP, Windows Vista , Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server ®...

  • Page 10: Accessing The Software And Network User's Guide

    This User’s Guide does not contain all the drive. information about the machine such as how NOTE to use the advanced features for Printer, If the Brother screen does not appear, go Scanner, PC-Fax and Network . When you to Computer (My Computer).

  • Page 11

    CreativeCenter ® If you are using Windows , double-click the (Brother CreativeCenter) icon on your desktop to access our FREE website designed as a resource to help you easily create and print customized materials for business and home use with photos, text and creative touch.

  • Page 12

    General information...

  • Page 13: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview The illustrations of the control panel in this User’s Guide show the MFC-1910W and DCP-1610W. MFC models 01/01 10:00 Fax Only 1 On/Off COPY Puts the machine in COPY mode. Press to turn the machine on. Press and 4 LCD hold down to turn the machine off.

  • Page 14: Fax Only

    9 Dial pad network. Use these keys to dial telephone and fax When the WiFi light is on, your Brother numbers and as a keyboard for entering machine is connected to a wireless access information into the machine.

  • Page 15

    5 Stop/Exit 2 in 1 (ID) Copy (DCP-1600 and DCP-1601) Stops an operation or exits from a menu. Press this key to cancel the print job. You can copy both sides of your Identification...

  • Page 16: Menu And Features For Mfc Models

    General information Menu and features for MFC models On-screen programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. How to access the menu mode (Example: MFC-1910W) Press Menu. Choose an option. ...

  • Page 17: Menu Table

    Chapter 1 Menu table Using the menu table, you can change the settings in your machine by pressing the number keys or a and b and OK. Press Menu, and then according to what is shown on the LCD, press the number keys or a and b to display different menu options.

  • Page 18: Initial Setup

    General information 0.Initial Setup 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Your machine 1.Receive Fax Only* receive mode that automatically Mode best suits your answers every call as needs.

  • Page 19

    Chapter 1 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Puts the date and Enter the last two 2.Date&Time 1.Date&Time Year: time on the LCD and digits of the year. in headings of faxes (e.g.

  • Page 20

    General information 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — Sets a prefix number — Enter the prefix 6.Dial Prefix that will always be number (up to 5 5.Dial Prefix added before the fax digits) on the dial (for New...

  • Page 21

    Chapter 1 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Puts the date and Enter the last two 1.Date&Time 1.Date&Time Year: time on the LCD and digits of the year. in headings of faxes (e.g.

  • Page 22

    General information 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can shorten the Your machine will 4.Dial Tone Detection dial tone detect dial as soon as it 3.Dial Tone pause.

  • Page 23: General Setup

    Chapter 1 1.General Setup 1.General Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can set how Return to the fax 1.Mode Timer 0 Sec much time the mode at once. machine takes after Return to the fax 30 Secs...

  • Page 24

    General information 1.General Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can save toner Increases the page 4.Ecology 1.Toner Save using this feature. yield of the toner cartridge. When you set Toner Save to On, print appears lighter.

  • Page 25

    Chapter 1 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — Select the default 1.Default Fax* mode. Mode Copy Scan — You can set how Return to the default 2.Mode Timer 0 Sec much time the mode at once.

  • Page 26

    General information 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can save toner Increases the page 5.Ecology 1.Toner Save using this feature. yield of the toner cartridge. When you set Toner Save to On, print appears lighter.

  • Page 27: Fax

    Chapter 1 2.Fax 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page The Ring Delay If you have external 1.Setup 1.Ring Delay (02 - 10) setting sets the or extension Receive number of times the telephones on the (In FAX mode machine rings before...

  • Page 28

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page The machine If you choose On, the 1.Setup 4.Auto calculates the machine Receive Reduction reduction ratio by automatically (In FAX mode using the page size of reduces each page of only)

  • Page 29

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Changes the Auto will give the 2.Setup Send 1.Contrast Auto* lightness or darkness best results. It of faxes you send. automatically chooses a suitable contrast for your document.

  • Page 30

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page If you do not want to — Choose the number 3.Anti-Junk 1.Register receive a fax/call you want to register from specific to the Anti-Junk (Except India and numbers, you can...

  • Page 31

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page You can use the Prints a report after 5.Report 1.Transmission Transmission every fax you send. Setting Verification Report as Prints a report after (For India and On+Image proof that you sent a...

  • Page 32

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can check which Please follow the 7.Remaining [XXX] jobs are in the prompts on the LCD. Jobs memory and lets you (For India and cancel scheduled Vietnam)

  • Page 33

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Chooses the receive Your machine 1.Setup 1.Receive Fax Only* mode that best suits automatically Receive Mode your needs. answers every call as (In FAX mode a fax.

  • Page 34

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Sets the length of the If the call is a fax, 1.Setup 3.F/T Ring 20 Secs fast double-ring time then your machine Receive Time 30 Secs*...

  • Page 35

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Automatically stores Further incoming 1.Setup 6.Memory any incoming faxes in faxes will also be Receive Receive its memory if it runs stored into memory (In FAX mode out of paper.

  • Page 36

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Sets the default Suitable for most 2.Setup Send 2.Fax Standard* resolution for typed documents. Resolution (Continued) outgoing faxes. Good for small print Fine The quality of an and transmits a little...

  • Page 37: Address Book

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page If you do not want to — Choose the number 3.Anti-Junk 1.Register receive a fax/call you want to register (Except India and from specific to the Anti-Junk Fax Vietnam)

  • Page 38

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Sets the interval for If you set the interval 5.Report 2.Journal automatic printing of to Off, you can still Setting Period the Fax Journal.

  • Page 39

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Use with telephone 0.Miscellaneous 2.Distinctive (For Australia, company distinctive (Continued) Off* New Zealand and ringing service allows Singapore) you to have a voice number and fax number on the one telephone line.

  • Page 40: Copy

    General information 3.Copy 3.Copy Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Auto is the 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for recommended mode your type of for ordinary printouts. document. Suitable for documents that contain both text and photographs.

  • Page 41: Printer

    Chapter 1 3.Copy (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page Press c to increase 4.ID Copy 3.Contrast -nnnno+ the contrast or press (Continued) -nnnon+ d to decrease the -nnonn+* contrast. -nonnn+ -onnnn+ (The default setting varies depending on the country.) Allows you to use the 4.2in1/1in1...

  • Page 42: Print Reports

    General information 5.Print Reports 5.Print Reports (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.XMIT Verify 1.View on LCD You can use the — You can view the Transmission Transmission Verification Report as Verification Report proof that you sent a for your last 200...

  • Page 43

    Chapter 1 5.Print Reports (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.XMIT Verify 1.View on LCD You can use the — You can view the Transmission Transmission Verification Report as Verification Report proof that you sent a for your last 200 fax.

  • Page 44: Network (for Mfc-1910w, Mfc-1911nw And Mfc-1916nw)

    General information 6.Network (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) 6.Network (MFC-1910W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.WLAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address.

  • Page 45

    ® — 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

  • Page 46

    General information 6.Network (MFC-1910W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 1.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength. You can see the 3.SSID current SSID.

  • Page 47

    Chapter 1 6.Network (MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.Wired LAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

  • Page 48

    IP address from the linklocal address range. 0.IPv6 Off* Enable or Disable the IPv6 protocol. If you want to use the IPv6 protocol, visit http://support.brother.com for more information. — — 2.Ethernet Auto* 100B-FD 100B-HD 10B-FD 10B-HD Choose the Ethernet link mode.

  • Page 49

    Chapter 1 6.Network (MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 2.WLAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

  • Page 50

    ® — 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

  • Page 51

    Chapter 1 6.Network (MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 2.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength.

  • Page 52: Machine Info

    General information 7.Machine Info. 7.Machine Info. Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can check the — 1.Serial No. serial number of your machine. You can check the — 2.Version 1.Main firmware version of Version your machine.

  • Page 53: Menu And Features For Dcp Models

    Chapter 1 Menu and features for DCP models On-screen programming Your machine has been designed to be easy to use. The LCD provides on-screen programming using the menu keys. How to access the menu mode Press Menu. Scroll through each menu level by pressing a or b for the direction you want.

  • Page 54: Menu Table

    General information Menu table Using the menu table, you can change the settings in your machine by pressing a and b and OK. Press Menu, and then according to what is shown on the LCD, press a and b to highlight different menu options.

  • Page 55: General Setup

    Chapter 1 1.General Setup 1.General Setup Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.Paper 1.Paper Type Plain* Recycled Paper Sets the size of the 2.Paper Size paper in the paper Letter tray. Legal Folio Executive (For Philippines: Letter*) You can save toner Increases the page...

  • Page 56

    Cancel restore and b Exit factory default. exit the menu. Restores all the function settings to factory default. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW. For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601 this menu is 1.All Settings.

  • Page 57: Copy

    Chapter 1 2.Copy 2.Copy Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can choose the Auto is the 1.Quality Auto* Copy resolution for recommended mode your type of for ordinary printouts. document. Suitable for documents that contain both text and photographs.

  • Page 58: Printer

    Copy Options or 2 in 1 (ID) Copy key as a one-sided copy. The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW. For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601. 3.Printer 3.Printer Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1...

  • Page 59: Network (for Dcp-1610w, Dcp-1615nw And Dcp-1616nw)

    Chapter 1 4.Network (For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW) 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.WLAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address.

  • Page 60

    — ® 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. . You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

  • Page 61

    Chapter 1 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 1.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength.

  • Page 62

    General information 4.Network (DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page — 1.Wired LAN 1.TCP/IP 1.Boot Method Auto* Static RARP BOOTP DHCP Chooses the BOOT method that best suits your needs. Enter the IP address. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

  • Page 63

    Automatically allocates the IP address from the linklocal address range. 0.IPv6 Off* Enable or Disable the IPv6 protocol. If you want to use the IPv6 protocol, visit http://support.brother. com for more information. — — 2.Ethernet Auto* 100B-FD 100B-HD 10B-FD 10B-HD Choose the Ethernet link mode.

  • Page 64

    General information 4.Network (DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 4.MAC Address Shows the MAC — 1.Wired LAN address of the (Continued) machine. Restore the wired — a Reset 5.Set to network setting to Default b Exit factory default.

  • Page 65

    — ® 2.WLAN (Windows only) Assistant You can configure your wireless network settings using the Brother CD-ROM. The Setup Wizard — 3.Setup guides you through Wizard the wireless network configuration. You can easily — 4.WPS/AOSS...

  • Page 66

    General information 4.Network (DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Level 4 Descriptions 2 Page 6.WLAN Status — You can see the 2.WLAN 1.Status current wireless (Continued) network status. You can see the 2.Signal current wireless network signal strength.

  • Page 67: Machine Info

    The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk. For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601, this menu is 4.Machine Info.. For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601, this menu is 5.Parts Life. For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and DCP-1616NW.

  • Page 68: Entering Text

    General information Entering text MFC models When setting certain menu selections, such as the Station ID and the name of a Speed Dial, you will need to type text characters. The dial pad keys have letters printed on them. The keys: 0, # and l do not have printed letters because they are used for special characters.

  • Page 69: Dcp Models

    Chapter 1 Inserting spaces To enter a space in a fax number, press c once between numbers. To enter a space in a name, press c twice between characters. Making corrections If you entered a character incorrectly and want to change it, press d or c to move the cursor to the incorrect character, and then press Clear.

  • Page 70: Ecology Features

    General information Ecology features Toner Settings Deep Sleep mode Toner Setting (Continue mode) If the machine does not receive any jobs for a certain length of time, the machine will go into You can set the machine to continue printing Deep Sleep mode automatically and the LCD after the LCD shows Replace Toner.

  • Page 71: Receiving Faxes In Continue Mode (for Mfc Models)

    Chapter 1 Receiving faxes in Continue Mode (For MFC models) The machine can store received faxes in the memory if you choose Continue mode when the LCD shows Replace Toner. When received faxes are printed in Continue mode the LCD will ask if the print quality of the fax is OK.

  • Page 72: Paper Setting

    Paper Setting Paper settings Press a or b to choose 1.Paper. Press OK. Press a or b to choose 2.Paper Size. Paper Type Press OK. (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and Press a or b to choose A4, Letter, MFC-1905) Legal, Folio, A5, A5 L , B5 or Press Menu, 1, 2, 1 and go to step d.

  • Page 73: Acceptable Paper

    • 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 may not be covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.

  • Page 74: Loading Documents

    Loading documents How to load Adjust the paper guides (1) to fit the width of your document. documents You can send a fax (MFC models), make copies, and scan from the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and the scanner glass. Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (For ADF models) The ADF can hold up to 10 pages and feeds...

  • Page 75

    Chapter 3 Using the document guidelines on the left and top, place the document face down in the upper left corner of the scanner glass. Close the document cover. NOTE If the document is a book or is thick do not slam the cover or press on it.

  • Page 76: Sending A Fax (mfc Models)

    Sending a fax (MFC models) How to send a fax After placing the document on the scanner glass, close the document cover. The following steps show you how to send a fax. NOTE • To use the scanner glass, the ADF must Press FAX.

  • Page 77: Broadcasting

    Chapter 4 Broadcasting Press a or b to choose one of the following: Broadcasting lets you send the same fax  Choose the fax number or name message to more than one fax number. You being dialled, and press OK. can include Speed Dial numbers and up to 20 Choose the broadcast job number, ...

  • Page 78: Receiving A Fax (mfc Models)

    Receiving a fax (MFC models) Receive modes You must choose a receive mode depending on the external devices and telephone services you have on your line. Choosing the receive mode By default, your machine will automatically receive any faxes that are sent to it. The diagrams below will help you choose the correct mode.

  • Page 79: Receive Mode Settings

    Chapter 5 Receive Mode settings Because the F/T ring is made by the machine, extension and external (MFC-1900, MFC- 1901, MFC-1910W and MFC-1911NW) Ring Delay telephones will not ring. Make sure you are in FAX mode. The Ring Delay setting sets the number of times the machine rings before it answers in (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and Fax Only and Fax/Tel modes.

  • Page 80

    Receiving a fax (MFC models) NOTE • If you send faxes from a computer on the same telephone line and the machine intercepts them, set Fax Detect to Off. • We do not recommend having a PC and a fax machine on the same line. Make sure you are in FAX mode.

  • Page 81: Dialling And Storing Numbers (mfc Models)

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) Storing numbers Changing or Deleting Speed Dial numbers You can set up your machine for easy dialling by storing Speed Dials. When you dial a You can change or delete a Speed Dial speed dial number, the LCD shows the name, number that has already been stored.

  • Page 82: How To Dial

    Dialling and storing numbers (MFC models) How to dial Press the dial pad key for the first few letters of the name. (Use the chart on Entering text on page 61 to help you You can dial in any of the following ways. enter letters.) Press OK.

  • Page 83: Caller Id (except India And Vietnam)

    Chapter 6 Caller ID (except India and Vietnam) The Caller ID feature lets you use the Caller ID subscriber service offered by many local telephone companies. This service shows the telephone number, or name if it is available, of your caller as the line rings. Viewing the Caller ID List Your machine stores information for the last thirty calls in the Caller ID list.

  • Page 84: Using Pc-fax (mfc Models)

    (Start) > All Programs > NOTE • If you choose Backup Print On, the Brother > Brother Utilities , and then click machine will also print the fax at your the drop-down list and select your model machine so you will have a copy. This is a name (if not already selected).

  • Page 85

    Chapter 7 NOTE • Before you can set up PC-Fax Receive you must install the MFL-Pro Suite software on your PC. Make sure your PC is connected and turned on. (For more information, see Software and Network User’s Guide.) • If your machine has an error and is unable to print faxes from memory, you can use this setting to transfer your faxes to a PC.

  • Page 86: Pc-fax Sending

    Using PC-FAX (MFC models) PC-FAX sending You can send a file created in any application on your PC as a standard fax. NOTE • The PC-FAX software can only send Black & White fax documents in A4 size. • Please install MFL-Pro Suite software, connect your machine and PC before using PC-FAX sending.

  • Page 87

    Chapter 7 Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The PC-FAX sending dialog box appears: 1 Dial Pad 2 Address Book Enter a fax number using any of the following methods:  Use the dial pad to enter the number and then click the button.

  • Page 88: Telephone And External Devices (mfc Models)

    Telephone and external devices (MFC models) Voice operations Connecting an external (MFC-1905 and TAD (MFC-1900, MFC-1916NW) MFC-1901, MFC-1910W and MFC-1911NW) Voice calls can be made with the handset by using the dial pad or by pressing (Address You can connect an external Telephone Book) twice and entering a two digit Speed Answering Device (TAD) to the same line as Dial number.

  • Page 89: Connections

    TAD. the fax machine for you. Set the TAD to answer calls. Brother does not recommend the use of a PABX line. PABX limitations in general can Set the Receive Mode on your machine cause some functions of the fax machine not to External TAD.

  • Page 90: External And Extension Telephones

    Using a non-Brother cordless directly to your machine as shown in the external handset diagram below. If your non-Brother cordless telephone is connected to the telephone line cord (see Connecting an external or extension telephone on page 83) and you typically carry the cordless handset elsewhere, it is easier to answer calls during the Ring Delay.

  • Page 91: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy After placing the document on the scanner glass, close the document cover. (For MFC models) Press COPY. NOTE To use the scanner glass, the ADF must be empty. (For MFC models) Use the dial pad to enter the number of Load your document.

  • Page 92: Id Copy

    (For DCP models) shown below. Press a or b to enter the number of copies you want. (For MFC models, DCP-1600 and DCP- 1601) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy. NOTE • You can copy an identification card to the (For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and extent permitted under applicable laws.

  • Page 93: One-sided Id Copy

    Press a or b to enter the number of copies you want. Place your identification card face down on the scanner glass. (For MFC models, DCP-1600 and DCP- 1601) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy. 4 mm or greater (top, left) (For DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW and Press Start to scan.

  • Page 94: Other Copies

    (For MFC models) Press , then press OK Press a, b, d or c, then press OK (DCP-1600 and DCP-1601) (For DCP models) Press a or b, then press OK. Press a or b to choose Copy Options. (DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW Press OK.

  • Page 95

    (For MFC models) Press , then press OK Press a, b, d or c, then press OK (DCP-1600 and DCP-1601) (For DCP models) Press a or b, then press OK. Press a or b to choose Copy Options. (DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW Press OK.

  • Page 96: How To Scan To A Computer

    XP, Windows Vista and Windows Click (Start) > All Programs > Brother > Brother Utilities, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click SCAN in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.

  • Page 97

    Chapter 10 Choose Advanced Mode and then click OK. Click File in the Scan tab.

  • Page 98

    How to scan to a computer 1 Choose PDF (*.pdf) from the File Type drop-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 When you select the Folder check box, you can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 99: Scanning Using The Scan Key

    XP, Windows Vista and Windows Click (Start) > All Programs > Brother > Brother Utilities, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click SCAN in the left navigation bar, and then click ControlCenter4.

  • Page 100

    How to scan to a computer Click Device Scan Settings. Choose the File tab. You can change the default settings. 1 You can choose the file type from the drop-down list. 2 You can enter the file name you want to use for the document. 3 You can save the file to the default folder, or choose your preferred folder by clicking the (Browse) button.

  • Page 101: A Troubleshooting And Other Information

    (For other Asian countries) DR-1000 IMPORTANT • Brother machines are designed to work with toner of a particular specification and will work to a level of optimum performance when used with Brother Original toner cartridges. Brother cannot guarantee this optimum performance if toner or toner cartridges of other specifications are used.

  • Page 102

    • Availability of toner cartridges differs from one country to another. Visit the Brother Solutions Center at http://support.brother.com or contact your local Brother office for further details.

  • Page 103: Identifying Your Problem

    Identifying your problem First, check the following:  The machine's power cord is connected correctly and the machine is turned on. All of the protective parts have been removed.   Paper is inserted correctly in the paper tray.  The interface cables are securely connected to the machine and the computer.

  • Page 104: Error And Maintenance Messages

    Troubleshooting and other information Error and maintenance messages The most common error and maintenance messages are shown below. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips: Visit us at http://support.brother.com. Error Message...

  • Page 105

    Size mismatch correct size. set the size of paper to the tray. If the LCD shows Toner Low Order a new Brother toner cartridge now so a Toner Low you can still print; however, the replacement toner cartridge will be available...

  • Page 106: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    Troubleshooting and other information If you are having difficulty with your machine 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://support.brother.com.

  • Page 107: Troubleshooting For Other Problems

    Press Stop/Exit. NOTE Brother does not recommend the use of a VoIP line. VoIP limitations in general can cause some functions of the fax machine not to work correctly. If, after trying all of the above the problem is still not resolved, turn the machine off, and then turn it on.

  • Page 108: Improving The Print Quality

    Improving the print quality NOTE Brother does not recommend the use of cartridges other than Brother Original cartridges or the refilling of used cartridges with toner from other sources. If you are having problems with print results, check the following: 1 The machine's environment.

  • Page 109

    4 Replace a toner cartridge or a drum unit. For more information on how to replace the consumable items, see the instructions included with the drum unit for replacing the drum unit or see the instructions printed on the box of the toner cartridge for replacing the toner cartridge.

  • Page 110

    Troubleshooting and other information  Cleaning the corona wire Slide the green tab from left to right and right to left several times. NOTE Be sure to return the tab to the home position (a) (5). If you do not, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.

  • Page 111

    Turn the drum unit gear by hand while looking at the surface of the drum roller (1). Wipe the surface of the drum gently with a dry cotton swab until the dust or glue on the surface comes off.

  • Page 112

    Troubleshooting and other information 6 Check the printer driver settings. Try changing the Print Settings in the Basic tab. If the paper is curled or the toner is not fixed well on the paper, you can adjust these settings in Improve Print Output. Click Other Print Options in the Advanced tab.

  • Page 113: Document Jams (adf Models)

    Document Jams (ADF Insert a piece of stiff paper, such as cardstock, into the ADF to push any models) small paper scraps through. Follow the steps below to handle a document jam in the ADF. Open the ADF cover. Pull the jammed document out. If the document rips or tears, be sure you remove all small paper scraps to prevent future jams.

  • Page 114: Paper Jams

    Troubleshooting and other information Paper Jams Open the scanner cover. The pull-arm (1) on the left side of the machine will lock. Always remove all paper from the paper tray Open the top cover. and straighten the stack when you add new paper.

  • Page 115

    Place the drum unit and toner cartridge WARNING assembly back in to the machine. Close the top cover. HOT SURFACE After pulling the pull-arm (1) on the left side of the machine down, close the scanner cover using both hands. Push down the lock lever and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.

  • Page 116: Transferring Your Faxes Or Fax Journal Report (mfc Models)

    (Start) > All Programs > You can also transfer the Fax Journal report to see if there are any faxes you need to Brother > Brother Utilities, and then transfer. (See Transferring the Fax Journal click the drop-down list and select your report to another fax machine on page 110.)

  • Page 117: Transferring The Fax Journal Report To Another Fax Machine

    Cleaning and Checking Press Stop/Exit. the machine Transferring the Fax Journal report to another fax machine Make sure to read the guidelines in the Product Safety Guide before cleaning the machine. Press Menu, 9, 0, 2. Clean the outside and inside of the machine Enter the fax number to which the Fax regularly with a dry, lint-free cloth.

  • Page 118: B Specifications

    Specifications DCP-1600, DCP-1601, MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905 General Model DCP-1600 MFC-1900 MFC-1905 DCP-1601 MFC-1901 Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity 16 MB Power Source 220 - 240 V AC 50/60 Hz Power Consumption Approx. 1,080 W...

  • Page 119

    Model DCP-1600 MFC-1900 MFC-1905 DCP-1601 MFC-1901 Dimensions DCP-1600 and DCP-1601 255 mm 340 mm 385 mm MFC-1900 and MFC-1901 283 mm 340 mm 385 mm MFC-1905 283 mm 340 mm 456 mm Weights (with consumables) 7.2 kg 8.2 kg 8.5 kg...

  • Page 120

    Specifications Model DCP-1600 MFC-1900 MFC-1905 DCP-1601 MFC-1901 Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 It is recommended you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type A/B) that is no more than 2 metres long. Support ® ® ® Windows Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, ®...

  • Page 121: Document Size

    Document Size Model DCP-1600 MFC-1900 MFC-1905 DCP-1601 MFC-1901 ADF(automatic document — Up to 10 pages feeder) Scanner Glass One sheet per time Document — A4, Letter, Legal, Folio Size Scanner Length: Up to 300.0 mm Glass Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight —...

  • Page 122: Fax

    Specifications Model DCP-1600 MFC-1900 MFC-1905 DCP-1601 MFC-1901 Modem Speed — 14,400 bps (with Automatic Fallback) Scanning Width — Max. 208 mm Printing Width — Max. 208 mm Greyscale — 8 bit/256 levels Resolution Horizontal — 8 dot/mm Vertical — Standard: 3.85 line/mm —...

  • Page 123: Scanner

    Up to 600 × 600 dpi (optical) (from ADF) Scanning Width Max. 210 mm For the latest driver updates for the version of OS X you are using, visit us at http://support.brother.com. ® ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows...

  • Page 124: Dcp-1610w, Dcp-1615nw, Dcp-1616nw, Mfc-1910w, Mfc-1911nw And Mfc-1916nw

    Specifications DCP-1610W, DCP-1615NW, DCP-1616NW, MFC-1910W, MFC-1911NW and MFC-1916NW General Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW Printer Type Laser Print Method Electrophotographic Laser Printer Memory Capacity 32 MB Power Source 220 - 240 V AC 50/60 Hz Power Consumption Approx. 1,080 W Peak (Average) Approx.

  • Page 125

    Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW Dimensions DCP-1610W 255 mm 340 mm 385 mm DCP-1615NW, DCP-1616NW, MFC-1910W and MFC-1911NW 283 mm 340 mm 385 mm MFC-1916NW 283 mm 340 mm 456 mm Weights (with consumables) 7.2 kg 8.2 kg 8.5 kg...

  • Page 126

    Specifications Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW Noise Sound Printing m = 52 dB (A) Level Pressure Sound Printing d = 6.6 B (A) Power Operating 10 to 32 °C Temperature Storage 0 to 40 °C Humidity Operating 20 to 80% (without condensation) Storage 35 to 85% (without condensation) Interface...

  • Page 127

    Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW Consumable Toner Cartridge (For Oceanian countries) (Inbox) Approx. 700 pages A4 or Letter page (For India and Vietnam) Approx. 1,500 pages A4 or Letter page (For other countries) Approx. 1,000 pages A4 or Letter page Toner Cartridge (For India and Vietnam) (Standard)

  • Page 128: Document Size

    Specifications Document Size Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW ADF(automatic document — Up to 10 pages feeder) Scanner Glass One sheet per time Document — A4, Letter, Legal, Folio Size Scanner Length: Up to 300.0 mm Glass Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight —...

  • Page 129: Fax

    Model DCP-1610W DCP-1615NW MFC-1910W MFC-1911NW MFC-1916NW DCP-1616NW Modem Speed — 14,400 bps (with Automatic Fallback) Scanning Width — Max. 208 mm Printing Width — Max. 208 mm Greyscale — 8 bit/256 levels Resolution Horizontal — 8 dot/mm Vertical — Standard: 3.85 line/mm —...

  • Page 130: Scanner

    Up to 600 × 600 dpi (optical) (from ADF) Scanning Width Max. 210 mm For the latest driver updates for the version of OS X you are using, visit us at http://support.brother.com. ® ® ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning with the WIA driver in Windows...

  • Page 131: Network (lan)

    For MFC models See Software and Network User’s Guide. ® (For Windows users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available from the CD-ROM provided with the machine. (For Macintosh users) Brother BRAdmin Light is available as a download from http://support.brother.com. ® (For Windows users) If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://support.brother.com.

  • Page 132: Index

    Fax Detect .........72 cleaning ..........103 Broadcasting ..........70 Error messages on LCD ......97 cancelling ..........70 External telephone, connecting ....83 Brother Numbers ......... i FAX (PC-FAX) Cancelling Macintosh broadcast in process ......70 See Software and Network User’s Guide. ®...

  • Page 133

    Help Options key ..........6 LCD messages for DCP models ...46 LCD messages for MFC models .....9 Menu Table for DCP models ....47 Paper ............66 Menu Table for MFC models ....10 jam ............107 Hook key ..........83 size ............65 tray capacity .........

  • Page 134

    Scan a document to a computer ....89 Weights ......... 112 Scanner glass WiFi key ..........7 ® using .............67 Windows Scanning ..........89 See Software and Network User’s Guide. See Software and Network User’s Guide. Wireless ......... 113 Specifications .........111 Wireless Network copy ...........

  • Page 135

    For Australia Only: Support – For technical support of your Brother Product other than what you can resolve through the User’s Guide, please visit our website or Solutions website (see below) to find an answer to FAQs/Troubleshooting, locating Drivers & Software.

  • Page 136

    Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com These machines are approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries. www.brotherearth.com...

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments:
  • Dr. David Kavon Jul 11, 2017 07:31:
    Recently my printer, brother dcp 1610w has been deleting the last 2-3 letters from each line on the right when printing. This occurs when I send a document from the computer to my printer.
    C​an it be adjusted in the printer ?
    Is it a problem in the computer ?

    Many thanks
  • Rajashekhar V Kori Jul 09, 2016 04:24:
    Dear sir,
    The printer very nice, but how to operate actually i dont know