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User's Guide
DCP-1600
DCP-1601
DCP-1610W
MFC-1900
MFC-1901
MFC-1905
MFC-1910W
MFC-1911W
MFC-1915W
Version 0
SAF/GLF

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  • Page 1

    User’s Guide DCP-1600 DCP-1601 DCP-1610W MFC-1900 MFC-1901 MFC-1905 MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W Version 0 SAF/GLF...

  • Page 2

    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.

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    This Guide provides useful information 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 wireless network network. models)

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Accessing Brother Utilities (Windows ) ..............2 Accessing the Software and Network User’s Guide ..........3 Viewing Documentation ................... 3 Accessing Brother CreativeCenter ................ 4 Control panel overview ..................6 Menu and features for MFC models ..............9 On-screen programming.................. 9 Menu table .....................10...

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    Loading documents How to load documents ..................55 Using the automatic document feeder (ADF) (For ADF models)....55 Using the scanner glass ................55 Sending a fax (MFC models) How to send a fax ....................57 Cancelling a fax in progress ................57 Broadcasting....................57 Receiving a fax (MFC models) Receive modes ....................59 Choosing the receive mode ................59 Receive Mode settings ..................60...

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    Multi-line connections (PBX) .................70 External and extension telephones..............71 Connecting an external or extension telephone ..........71 For Fax/Tel mode only................... 71 Using a non-Brother cordless external handset ..........71 Making copies How to copy......................72 ID COPY ......................73 Double-sided ID copy ..................73 One-sided ID copy ..................74...

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    Specifications DCP-1600, DCP-1601, MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905 ......98 General......................98 Document Size ....................101 Print Media ....................101 Fax.......................102 Copy ......................102 Scanner .......................103 Printer ......................103 DCP-1610W, MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W ......104 General......................104 Document Size ....................107 Print Media ....................107 Fax.......................108 Copy ......................108 Scanner .......................109 Printer ......................109...

  • 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: Accessing Brother Creativecenter

    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.

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    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 Resolution (MFC-1900, MFC-1901, MFC-1910W and MFC-1911W) Press to turn the machine on. Press and Sets the resolution when sending a fax.

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    Use these keys to dial telephone and fax network. numbers and as a keyboard for entering When the WiFi light is on, your Brother information into the machine. machine is connected to a wireless access (MFC-1905 and MFC-1915W) point.

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    4 On/Off point. Press to turn the machine on. Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy (DCP-1600 and DCP-1601) and hold down to turn the machine You can copy both sides of your Identification card onto one page with the original size.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    General information 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can shorten the Your machine will 5.Dial Tone Detection dial tone detect dial as soon as it pause. detects a dial tone.

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    Chapter 1 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) 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.

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    General information 0.Initial Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (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 pause. detects a dial tone.

  • 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...

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    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.

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    Chapter 1 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) 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.

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    General information 1.General Setup (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (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 - 08) 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.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.XMIT Report You can use the Prints a report after 4.Report Transmission every fax you send. Setting Verification Report as Prints a report after On+Image proof that you sent a every fax you send.

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    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 check which Please follow the 6.Remaining [XXX] jobs are in the prompts on the LCD. Jobs memory and lets you cancel scheduled jobs.

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    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) 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.

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (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 34

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (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.

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    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (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 36

    General information 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page 1.XMIT Report You can use the Prints a report after 4.Report Transmission every fax you send. Setting Verification Report as Prints a report after (Continued) On+Image proof that you sent a...

  • Page 37

    Chapter 1 2.Fax (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) (continued) Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options Descriptions 2 Page — You can check which Please follow the 6.Remaining [XXX] jobs are in the prompts on the LCD. Jobs memory and lets you cancel scheduled jobs.

  • Page 38: 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 39: 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 contrast. -nnonn+* -nonnn+ -onnnn+ Allows you to use the 4.2in1/1in1 2in1* 2 in 1 (ID) Copy key...

  • Page 40: 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 41

    Chapter 1 5.Print Reports (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) 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 42: Network (for Mfc-1910w, Mfc-1911w And Mfc-1915w)

    General information 6.Network (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) 6.Network 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. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

  • Page 43

    ® — 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...

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    General information 6.Network (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 45: Machine Info

    Chapter 1 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 46: Menu And Features For Dcp Models

    General information 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 47: Menu Table

    Chapter 1 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 48: General Setup

    General information 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 A5 L Executive You can save toner Increases the page 2.Ecology...

  • Page 49

    Cancel restore and Settings 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 only For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601 this menu is 1.All Settings.

  • Page 50: Copy

    General information 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 51: Printer

    2 in 1 (ID) Copy/ 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 For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601 3.Printer 3.Printer Level 2 Level 3 Descriptions 1 Options...

  • Page 52: Network (for Dcp-1610w)

    General information 4.Network (For DCP-1610W) 4.Network 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. 2.IP Address Enter the Subnet 3.Subnet Mask...

  • Page 53

    ® — 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 54

    General information 4.Network (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 55: 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 only For DCP-1600 and DCP-1601, this menu is 4.User Settings.

  • Page 56: Entering Text (mfc Models)

    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 57: Dcp Models

    Chapter 1 Repeating letters To enter a letter on the same key as the previous letter, press c to move the cursor right before pressing the key again. Special characters and symbols Press l, # or 0, then press d or c to move the cursor to the symbol or character you want. Press OK to choose it.

  • Page 58: 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 59: 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 60: Paper Setting

    Paper Setting Paper settings Press a or b to choose A4, Letter, Legal, Folio, A5, A5 L, B5 or Executive. Paper Type Press OK. Press Stop/Exit. (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and MFC-1905) Press Menu, 1, 2, 1 and go to step d. (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W) Press Menu, 1, 3, 1 and go to step d.

  • Page 61: 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 is not covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.

  • Page 62: 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 63

    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. IMPORTANT If the document is a book or is thick do not slam the cover or press on it.

  • Page 64: 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 65: Cancelling A Broadcast In Progress

    Chapter 4 Before you begin the broadcast Press 1 to cancel the fax number or Broadcast job number you chose in Speed Dial numbers must be stored in the step b, or press 2 to exit without machine's memory before they can be used cancelling.

  • Page 66: 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 67: Receive Mode Settings

    Chapter 5 Receive Mode settings Make sure you are in FAX mode. (For MFC-1900, MFC-1901 and Ring Delay MFC-1905) Press Menu, 2, 1, 2. (For MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and The Ring Delay setting sets the number of MFC-1915W) times the machine rings before it answers in Press Menu, 2, 1, 3.

  • Page 68

    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 69: 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 70: 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 (MFC models) on page 49 You can dial in any of the following ways. to help you enter letters.) Press OK.

  • Page 71: Using Pc-fax (mfc Models)

    (Start) > All Programs > safety feature in case there is a power failure before the fax is transferred to your Brother > Brother Utilities, and then click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected). Click PC-FAX •...

  • Page 72

    Using PC-FAX (MFC models) 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.) •...

  • Page 73: Pc-fax Sending

    Sending a file as a PC-FAX Create a file in any application on your PC. Click File, then Print. The Print dialog box appears: Choose Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The PC-FAX sending dialog box appears:...

  • Page 74

    Using PC-FAX (MFC models) 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. Click the Address Book button, and then choose a member or group from the Address ...

  • Page 75: Telephone And External Devices (mfc Models)

    Telephone and external devices (MFC models) Voice operations Telephone line (MFC-1905 and services MFC-1915W) Setting the telephone line Voice calls can be made with the handset by type using the dial pad or by pressing (Address If you are connecting the machine to a line Book) twice and entering a two digit Speed that features a PBX or ISDN to send and Dial number.

  • Page 76: Connecting An External Tad (mfc-1900, Mfc-1901, Mfc-1910w And Mfc-1911w)

    Telephone and external devices (MFC models) Connecting an external NOTE • You can use the numbers 0 to 9, #, l and !. (MFC-1900, MFC-1901, (Press Tel/R or R to display “!”.) MFC-1910W and • You cannot use ! with any other numbers or characters.

  • Page 77: Connections

    Chapter 8 Connections Multi-line connections (PBX) The external TAD must be connected as We suggest you ask the company who shown in the illustration below. installed your PBX to connect your machine. If you have a multi line system we suggest you ask the installer to connect the unit to the last line on the system.

  • Page 78: 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 71) and you typically carry the cordless handset elsewhere, it is easier to answer calls during the Ring Delay.

  • Page 79: 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 80: Id Copy

    Making copies ID COPY (For MFC models) Press COPY. You can make one-sided and double-sided copies of identification cards. Double-sided ID copy can copy both sides of your identification card onto one page, keeping the original card size. (For MFC models) Enter the number of copies you want.

  • Page 81: 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) 4 mm or greater (top, left) Press 2 in 1 (ID) Copy.

  • Page 82: Other Copies

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

  • Page 83

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

  • Page 84: 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 85

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

  • Page 86

    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 87: Scanning Using The Scan Key

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

  • Page 88

    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 89: A Troubleshooting And Other Information

    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 90: Identifying Your Problem

    Troubleshooting and other information 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. ...

  • Page 91: Error And Maintenance Messages

    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 Cause Action The toner cartridge is not...

  • Page 92

    Troubleshooting and other information Error Message Cause Action The paper in the tray is not the Load the correct size of paper in the tray and Size mismatch correct size. set the size of paper to the tray. If the LCD shows Toner Low Order a new toner cartridge now so a Toner Low you can still print;...

  • Page 93: If You Are Having Difficulty With Your Machine

    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. Telephone and Fax problems (MFC models) If you cannot send or receive a fax, check the following: 1 Check the machine's power cord is connected correctly and the machine is turned on.

  • Page 94

    Question Answer Cannot receive a fax. If you have a delicated fax line and want your Brother machine to automatically answer all incoming faxes, you should choose Fax Only. Can I set the machine not to print This product will print a Transmission Verification report. Even if the Transmission...

  • Page 95: 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 96

    Troubleshooting and other information 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 listed on the box of the toner cartridge for replacing the toner cartridge.

  • Page 97

     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 98

    Troubleshooting and other information 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 99

    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 100: Document Jams (adf Models)

    Troubleshooting and other information Document Jams Insert a piece of stiff paper, such as cardstock, into the ADF to push any (ADF 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.

  • Page 101: Paper Jams

    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. This helps prevent multiple sheets of paper from feeding through the machine at one time and prevents paper jams.

  • Page 102

    Troubleshooting and other information 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 103: Transferring Your Faxes Or Fax Journal Report (mfc Models)

    Click (Start) > All Programs > transferred, disconnect the machine from the power source for several minutes, and Brother > Brother Utilities, and then then reconnect it. click the drop-down list and select your model name (if not already selected).

  • Page 104: Transferring The Fax Journal Report To Another Fax Machine

    Troubleshooting and other information Cleaning and Checking Do one of the following:  To transfer all faxes to your PC, the machine press 1. You will be asked if you want a backup print. Make sure to read the guidelines in the To exit and leave the faxes in the ...

  • Page 105: 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 Approx. 1,080 W Peak Consumption Approx.

  • Page 106

    Specifications 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 107

    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 108: Document Size

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

  • Page 109: Fax

    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 110: 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 111: Dcp-1610w, Mfc-1910w, Mfc-1911w And Mfc-1915w

    DCP-1610W, MFC-1910W, MFC-1911W and MFC-1915W General Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W 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. 390 W at 25 °C Printing Approx.

  • Page 112

    Specifications Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W Dimensions DCP-1610W 255 mm 340 mm 385 mm MFC-1910W and MFC-1911W 283 mm 340 mm 385 mm MFC-1915W 283 mm 340 mm 456 mm Weights (with consumables) 7.2 kg 8.2 kg 8.5 kg Noise Sound Printing m = 52 dB (A)

  • Page 113

    Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W 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. IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode/Ad-hoc Mode) Wireless LAN Support ® ® ® Windows Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional,...

  • Page 114: Document Size

    Specifications Document Size Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W ADF(automatic document feeder) — Up to 10 pages Scanner Glass One sheet per time Document — A4, Letter, Legal, Folio Size Scanner Glass Length: Up to 300.0 mm Width: Up to 215.9 mm Weight —...

  • Page 115: Fax

    Model DCP-1610W MFC-1910W MFC-1911W MFC-1915W 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 116: 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 117: 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 118: Index

    Fax Detect .........60 cleaning ..........90 Broadcasting ..........57 Error messages on LCD ......84 cancelling ..........58 External telephone, connecting ....71 Brother Numbers ......... i FAX (PC-FAX) Cancelling Macintosh broadcast in process ......58 See Software and Network User’s Guide ®...

  • Page 119

    Help Quality LCD messages for DCP models ...39 printing ..........88 LCD messages for MFC models .....9 Quick dial Menu Table for DCP models ....40 broadcasting ......... 57 Menu Table for MFC models ....10 Speed Dial changing ..........62 setting up ........... 62 using ..........

  • Page 120

    TAD (telephone answering device), external connecting ........69 recording OGM ........70 Telephone line connections ...........70 multi-line (PBX) ........70 Toner Setting (Continue Mode) ....51 Troubleshooting ........86 document jam ........93 error and maintenance messages on LCD ..........84 paper jam ..........94 print quality ...........88 Telephone and Fax .......86 other problems ........87 Utilities ............

  • Page 121

    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...

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