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USER'S GUIDE
MFC-685CW
MFC-885CW
Version A

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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE MFC-685CW MFC-885CW Version A...
  • Page 2 Register your product on-line at http://www.brother.com/registration/ By registering your product with Brother, you will be recorded as the original owner of the product. Your registration with Brother: may serve as confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;...
  • Page 3: Compilation And Publication Notice

    FITTED WITH THE APPROPRIATE CONNECTOR. APPROVAL INFORMATION Brother advises that this product may not function correctly in a country other than where it was originally purchased, and does not offer any warranty in the event that this product is used on public telecommunication lines in another country.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section I General General Information Using the documentation ..................2 Symbols and conventions used in the documentation ........2 Accessing the Software User’s Guide and Network User’s Guide ......3 Viewing Documentation ...................3 Control panel overview ..................6 LCD display indications ...................8 Basic Operations .....................9 Loading documents and paper Loading documents .....................10...
  • Page 5 Security features Memory Security....................28 Setting and changing the memory security password ........28 Turning the memory security on/off ...............29 Section II Fax Sending a fax Entering Fax mode ....................32 Faxing from the ADF ..................32 Faxing from the scanner glass ..............32 Faxing Letter size documents from the scanner glass ........
  • Page 6 Telephone and External devices Voice operations ....................45 Making a telephone call .................45 Answering calls with the Speaker Phone .............45 Hold .......................45 Tone or Pulse (Not Available for New Zealand) ..........46 Fax/Tel mode ....................46 Fax/Tel mode in Power Save condition ............46 Telephone Service for Australia................46 ®...
  • Page 7 Additional TAD operations ................... 68 Setting maximum time for incoming messages ..........68 Setting toll saver ....................68 ICM Recording Monitor..................68 Recording a conversation (MFC-685CW only)..........68 Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Fax Forwarding....................69 Fax Storage ......................70 Fax Preview ......................70 How to preview a received fax...............
  • Page 8 Section III Copy Making copies How to copy ......................84 Entering Copy mode ..................84 Making a single copy ..................84 Making multiple copies ..................84 Stop copying ....................84 Copy settings .......................85 Changing copy speed and quality ..............85 Enlarging or reducing the image copied ............85 Making N in 1 copies or a poster (page layout) ..........86 Sorting copies using the ADF ................87 Adjusting Brightness, Contrast and Colour............87...
  • Page 9 Scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive ........106 Entering Scan mode ..................106 How to scan to a memory card or USB Flash memory drive.......106 Understanding the Error Messages ..............107 Printing photos from a camera Printing photos directly from a PictBridge camera..........108 PictBridge requirements ................108 Setting your digital camera ................
  • Page 10 Checking the print quality ................148 Checking the print alignment ...............149 Checking the ink volume ................150 Uninstalling and installing the handset and handset cradle (MFC-685CW only)..................150 Machine Information ..................152 Checking the serial number .................152 Packing and shipping the machine ..............152 Menu and Features On-screen programming ..................155...
  • Page 11 Section I General General Information Loading documents and paper General setup Security features...
  • Page 12: General Information

    General Information Using the documentation Thank you for buying a Brother machine! Reading the documentation will help you make the most of your machine. Symbols and conventions used in the documentation The following symbols and conventions are used throughout the documentation.
  • Page 13: Accessing The Software User's Guide And Network User's Guide

    Guide in HTML format. instructions below: This format is recommended for Turn on your PC. Insert the Brother viewing on your computer. CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. PDF documents: User’s Guide for stand-alone operations, Software If the model name screen appears, click User’s Guide and Network User’s...
  • Page 14 There are several ways you can scan documents. You can find the instructions as ® Turn on your Macintosh . Insert the follows: Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Software User’s Guide drive. The following window will appear. ® Scanning (For Windows 2000 ®...
  • Page 15 General Information How to find Scanning instructions There are several ways you can scan documents. You can find the instructions as follows: Software User’s Guide ® Scanning (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ® ControlCenter2 (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) ®...
  • Page 16: Control Panel Overview

    Chapter 1 Control panel overview MFC-685CW MFC-885CW Note Most of the illustrations in this User’s Guide show the MFC-685CW. 1 Dial Pad Recall Use these keys to dial telephone and fax Use this key to gain access to an outside...
  • Page 17 General Information 3 Mode keys: a Speed Dial Lets you look up and dial numbers that are stored in the memory. Lets you access Fax mode. d or c Scan Press to scroll backward or forward to a Lets you access Scan mode. menu selection.
  • Page 18: Lcd Display Indications

    Also, you can adjust the angle of the LCD wireless signal strength if you are using a display by lifting it. wireless connection. 8 Ink Management (MFC-685CW only) Lets you clean the print head, check the print quality, and check the available ink volume. 9 Fax Preview...
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    General Information Basic Operations The following steps show how to change a setting in the machine. In this example the Mode Timer setting is changed from 2 minutes to 30 seconds. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. General Setup Print Reports Machine Info.
  • Page 20: Loading Documents And Paper

    Loading documents and paper Loading documents How to load documents CAUTION You can send a fax, make copies, and scan from the ADF (automatic document feeder) DO NOT pull on the document while it is and from the scanner glass. feeding.
  • Page 21: Using The Scanner Glass

    Loading documents and paper Using the scanner glass Close the document cover. CAUTION You can use the scanner glass to fax, copy or scan pages of a book or one page at a time. If you are scanning a book or thick document, DO NOT slam the cover down or Document Sizes Supported press on it.
  • Page 22: Acceptable Paper And Other Media

    1 2 mm or longer Brother paper. (See table below.) • Extremely shiny or highly textured paper If Brother paper is not available in your • Paper already printed on by a printer country, we recommend testing various papers before purchasing large quantities.
  • Page 23: Choosing The Right Media

    Loading documents and paper Paper capacity of the output paper Transparencies or photo paper must be picked up from the output paper tray one tray page at a time to avoid smudging. Up to 50 sheets of 20 lb Letter or 80 gsm A4 paper.
  • Page 24 Chapter 2 Paper weight, thickness and capacity Paper Type Weight Thickness No. of sheets Plain Paper 64 to 120 gsm 0.08 to 0.15 mm Sheet Inkjet Paper 64 to 200 gsm 0.08 to 0.25 mm Glossy Paper Up to 220 gsm Up to 0.25 mm Cards Photo Card...
  • Page 25: Loading Paper And Other Media

    Loading documents and paper Loading paper and Press and slide the paper side guides (1) and paper length guide (2) to fit the other media paper size. Note To print on Photo L or 10 x 15 cm paper, see Loading photo paper on page 18. If the paper support flap is open, close it, and then pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 26 Chapter 2 Gently put the paper into the paper tray Gently adjust the paper side guides to print side down and top edge first. the paper with both hands. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Make sure the paper side guides touch the sides of the paper.
  • Page 27: Loading Envelopes And Post Cards

    Loading documents and paper Loading envelopes and post Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. cards About envelopes Use envelopes that weigh from 75 to 95 gsm (20 to 25 lb). Some envelopes need margin settings to be set in the application. Make sure you do a test print first.
  • Page 28: Loading Photo Paper

    Chapter 2 How to load envelopes and post cards If you have problems when printing on envelopes, try the following suggestions: Before loading, press the corners and Open the envelope flap. sides of the envelopes or post cards to make them as flat as possible. Make sure the open flap is either to the side of the envelope or to the back edge Note...
  • Page 29: Removing Small Printouts From The Machine

    Note When you print on Brother photo paper, load the instruction sheet included with the photo paper in the paper tray first, and then put the photo paper on top of the Removing small printouts instruction sheet.
  • Page 30: Printable Area

    Chapter 2 Printable area The printable area depends on the settings in the application you are using. The figures below show the unprintable areas on cut sheet paper and envelopes. The machine can only print in the shaded areas when the Borderless print feature is available and turned on. Cut Sheet Paper Envelopes Top (1)
  • Page 31: General Setup

    General setup Power Save mode Bringing your machine out of Power Save mode When the machine is idle, you can put the machine into Power Save mode by pressing Press the Power Save key. the Power Save key. You can still receive The LCD shows the date and time.
  • Page 32: Mode Timer

    You cannot receive a fax with Mono Start or Colour Start. 1Min, 2Mins, 5Mins or Off. Press OK. You can receive telephone calls by lifting the handset (MFC-685CW) or using the cordless handset (MFC-885CW). Press Stop/Exit. When an external TAD is connected and Fax Detect is turned on.
  • Page 33: Paper Settings

    Press a or b to choose Paper Type. General Setup. Press OK. Press d or c to choose Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Press a or b to choose Paper Size. Other Photo or Transparency. Press OK. Press d or c to choose Letter, Legal, A4, A5 or 10x15cm.
  • Page 34: Volume Settings

    Chapter 3 Volume Settings Press a or b to choose Volume. Press OK. Ring Volume Press a or b to choose Beeper. Press d or c to choose Low, Med, High You can choose a range of ring volume or Off. levels, from High to Off.
  • Page 35: Setting Daylight Savings Time

    General setup Setting Daylight LCD display Savings Time LCD Contrast You can set the machine to change for daylight savings time. It will reset itself You can adjust the LCD contrast for a sharper forward one hour in the Spring and backward and more vivid display.
  • Page 36: Setting The Dim Timer For The Backlight

    Chapter 3 Setting the Dim Timer for the Setting the Off Timer backlight You can set how long the LCD stays on after the last key press. This is a power saving You can set how long the LCD backlight stays feature.
  • Page 37: Setting The Wallpaper

    General setup Setting the Wallpaper You can change the wallpaper. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose General Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose LCD Settings. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Wallpaper. Press OK. Press a or b to choose a wallpaper.
  • Page 38: Security Features

    74.) you turn on Memory Security, so they will not be lost. • If you forget the Memory Security password, please call your Brother dealer While Memory Security is On, the following for service. operations are available: Receiving faxes into memory (limited by...
  • Page 39: Turning The Memory Security On/off

    Security features Turning the memory security Changing your memory security password on/off Press Menu. Turning on the memory security lock Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Press a or b to choose Fax. Miscellaneous.
  • Page 40 Chapter 4...
  • Page 41 Section II Sending a fax Receiving a Fax Telephone and External devices Dialling and storing numbers Digital TAD Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Printing Reports Polling...
  • Page 42: Section Ii Fax

    Sending a fax Entering Fax mode When the option you want is highlighted, press OK. When you want to send a fax, or change fax Faxing from the ADF send or receive settings, press the (Fax) key to illuminate it in green. Press (Fax).
  • Page 43: Faxing Letter Size Documents From The Scanner Glass

    Sending a fax Faxing Letter size documents Press (Fax). from the scanner glass Load your document face down on the scanner glass. (See Using the scanner When documents are Letter size, you need to glass on page 11) set Scan Size to Letter. If you do not, the side portion of the faxes will be missing.
  • Page 44: Broadcasting (monochrome Only)

    Press Stop/Exit. • If you did not use up any of the numbers for Groups, you can ‘broadcast’ faxes to as many as 210 (MFC-685CW) or 250 (MFC-885CW) different numbers. • The available memory will vary depending on the types of jobs in the memory and the number of locations used for broadcasting.
  • Page 45: Additional Sending Operations

    Sending a fax Additional sending Contrast operations If your document is very light or very dark, you may want to change the contrast. For most documents the factory setting Auto can be Sending faxes using multiple used. It automatically chooses the suitable settings contrast for your document.
  • Page 46: Changing Fax Resolution

    Chapter 5 Changing fax resolution Dual access (Monochrome only) The quality of a fax can be improved by changing the fax resolution. You can dial a number and start scanning the fax into memory—even when the machine is Press (Fax). sending from memory, receiving faxes or printing PC data.
  • Page 47: Overseas Mode

    Sending a fax Overseas Mode Delayed Batch Transmission (Monochrome only) If you are having difficulty sending a fax overseas due to possible interference on the Before sending the delayed faxes, your telephone line, we recommend that you turn machine will help you economize by sorting on the Overseas mode.
  • Page 48: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Chapter 5 Setting your changes as a To listen for a dial tone press Speaker Phone or pick up the handset. new default (MFC-885CW) Press Speaker Phone on the machine or press You can save the fax settings for on the cordless handset. Fax Resolution, Contrast, Real Time TX and Scan Size you use Dial the fax number.
  • Page 49: Receiving A Fax

    Receiving a Fax 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 diagram below will help you choose the correct mode.
  • Page 50: Using Receive Modes

    Chapter 6 Using receive modes TAD helps you automatically manage Some receive modes answer automatically incoming calls, by recognising whether they (Fax Only and Fax/Tel). You may want to are fax or voice calls and dealing with them in change the ring delay before using these one of the following ways: modes.
  • Page 51: Receive Mode Settings

    Receiving a Fax Receive mode settings F/T Ring Time (Fax/Tel mode only) Ring Delay If you set the Receive Mode to Fax/Tel, you need to decide how long the machine will The Ring Delay sets the number of times the signal you with its special pseudo/double-ring machine rings before it answers in Fax Only when you have a voice call.
  • Page 52: Fax Detect

    Chapter 6 Fax Detect Press Menu. Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. If Fax Detect is On: The machine receives a fax call automatically, Press a or b to choose even if you answer the call. When you see Setup Receive.
  • Page 53: Additional Receiving Operations

    Receiving a Fax Additional receiving Receiving faxes into memory (Monochrome only) operations As soon as the paper tray becomes empty Printing a reduced incoming during fax reception, the LCD shows No Paper Fed; put some paper in the paper tray. (See Loading paper and other media on page 15.) If you are unable to put paper in If you choose On, the machine automatically the paper tray the following will happen:...
  • Page 54: Receiving A Fax At The End Of A Conversation

    Chapter 6 Receiving a fax at the end of a conversation At the end of a conversation you can ask the other party to send you a fax before you both hang up. Ask the other party to place the document in their machine and to press the Start or Send key.
  • Page 55: Telephone And External Devices

    Press Erase/Hold to put a call on Hold. following: You can replace the handset without disconnecting the call. Pick up the handset (MFC-685CW only) or cordless handset Pick up the machine's handset or press (MFC-885CW only). Speaker Phone to release the call from Hold.
  • Page 56: Tone Or Pulse (not Available For New Zealand)

    Chapter 7 Telephone Service for Tone or Pulse (Not Available for New Zealand) Australia If you have a Pulse dialling service, but need ® ® ® Telstra FaxStream Duet to send Tone signals (for example, for telephone banking), follow the instructions (Distinctive Ring) below: ®...
  • Page 57 Telephone and External devices ® ® ® What is the Advantage of using How does Telstra FaxStream Duet ® ® ® Telstra FaxStream Duet Function? Work? ® ® ® Incoming calls to the voice number, will have Using Telstra FaxStream Duet is the the standard ring pattern of long, long tone,...
  • Page 58: Caller Id

    Chapter 7 Caller ID Registering the Distinctive Ring pattern Caller ID is a telephone service that allows Very Important! the subscriber to see a display of the caller’s After you have set the Distinctive Ring feature phone number or name as the telephone to on, the receive mode is set to Manual rings.
  • Page 59: How Does The Caller Id Work

    Telephone and External devices How Does the Caller ID Work? Viewing Caller ID List Press Menu. The Caller ID Appears on the Display When Your Telephone Rings Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. As your telephone rings, the display shows you the caller’s phone number or name if the Press a or b to choose name has stored in the One-Touch and...
  • Page 60: How Does Faxability Work

    Chapter 7 Telephone Service for How Does FaxAbility Work? New Zealand Your telephone number will have the standard ring pattern of long, long tone, while the new number will have a ring pattern of long, silence, FaxAbility long, etc. When FaxAbility is On, you will not hear the first ring of all incoming calls on the fax machine.
  • Page 61: Caller Id

    Telephone and External devices How to Turn FaxAbility OFF or ON Advantages of Caller ID For Business The FaxAbility function is designed to accommodate the FaxAbility service provided All businesses profit from a quicker response by Telecom. To change the setting, repeat to customer calls.
  • Page 62: Telephone Service For Some Countries

    Chapter 7 Telephone Service for Press a or b to choose Display#. Press OK. Some Countries The Caller ID of the last call will appear on the display. If no ID is stored, the beeper will sound and No Caller ID Distinctive Ring (For will appear on the display.
  • Page 63: Caller Id (for Singapore And Hong Kong)

    Telephone and External devices Caller ID (For Singapore and Registering the Distinctive Ring pattern Hong Kong) Very Important! The Caller ID feature of this machine lets you After you have set the Distinctive Ring feature use the Caller ID subscriber service offered to on, the receive mode is set to Manual by many local phone companies.
  • Page 64: Viewing Caller Id List

    Chapter 7 Connecting an external Viewing Caller ID List TAD (telephone Your machine stores information for the last thirty calls in the Caller ID list. You can view answering device) or print this list. When the thirty-first call comes in to the machine, it replaces information about the first call.
  • Page 65: Connections

    Record the outgoing message on your the fax machine for you. external TAD. Brother does not recommend the use of a PABX line. PABX limitations in general can Set the TAD to answer calls. cause some functions of the fax machine not to work correctly.
  • Page 66: External And Extension Telephones

    Chapter 7 External and extension Operation from extension telephones telephones If you answer a fax call on an extension or an Connecting an external or external telephone, you can make your machine take the call by using the Remote extension telephone Activation Code.
  • Page 67: Using Remote Codes

    Telephone and External devices Using remote codes Do one of the following: If you want to change the Remote Activation Code, press a or b to Remote Activation code choose Act.Code:. Enter a new Remote Activation Code. If you answer a fax call on an extension or Press OK.
  • Page 68: Dialling And Storing Numbers

    Dialling and storing numbers How to Dial Search You can search for names you have stored in Manual dialling the Speed Dial memory. Press Speed Dial. Press all of the digits of the fax or telephone You can also choose Speed Dial by number.
  • Page 69: Fax Redial

    Dialling and storing numbers Fax Redial Do one of the following: To make a telephone call, press a or If you are sending a fax manually and the line b to choose Make a phone call. is busy, press Redial/Pause, and then press Press OK.
  • Page 70: Storing Numbers

    Press Stop/Exit. Storing Speed Dial numbers Note You can store up to 80 (MFC-685CW) or 100 You can print the Caller ID list. (See (MFC-885CW) 2-digit Speed Dial locations Printing Caller ID List on page 49.) with a name, and each name can have two numbers.
  • Page 71 Dialling and storing numbers Do one of the following: Do one of the following: Enter the name (up to 16 characters) Enter the name (up to 16 characters) using the dial pad. using the dial pad. Press OK. Press OK. (To help you enter letters, see (To help you enter letters, see Entering Text on page 171.)
  • Page 72: Changing Speed Dial Names Or Numbers

    Chapter 8 Press a or b to choose the 2-digit Do one of the following: Speed Dial location you want to store Press a or b to choose Change. the number in. Press OK. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Delete. Do one of the following: Press OK.
  • Page 73: Setting Up Groups For Broadcasting

    Press a or b to choose Setup Groups. location. You can have up to six Groups, or you Press OK. can assign up to 158 numbers (MFC-685CW) or 198 numbers (MFC-885CW) in a large Press a or b to choose the Group name Group if you have 2 numbers in each location.
  • Page 74: Combining Quick Dial Numbers

    Chapter 8 Deleting a Group For example, you might have stored ‘555 ’ on Speed Dial: 03 and ‘7000 ’ on Speed Dial: 02. Press Speed Dial. You can use them both to dial ‘555-7000 ’ if you press the following keys: Press a or b to choose Setup Groups.
  • Page 75: Digital Tad

    Press to activate the TAD. Record your message, using one of the options below: Outgoing message (OGM) (MFC-685CW only) Pickup the handset, record your message, and replace the handset Recording your OGM when finished. You can record the following two different...
  • Page 76: Fax/tel Ogm (announcement)

    Press a or b to choose Fax. mode this message will be played by your Press OK. Brother machine to a caller. Unlike the TAD Press a or b to choose Setup TAD. OGM, the caller will not be able to leave a Press OK.
  • Page 77: Managing Your Messages

    Digital TAD Managing your Erasing incoming messages messages To erase voice messages individually Message indicator Press Play/Record or Play. The machine will sound a two second beep and begins message playback. light flashes if there are any new Each message is preceded by one long messages waiting for you.
  • Page 78: Additional Tad Operations

    Recording a conversation remote retrieval, if it rings three times, you have no messages and can hang up to avoid (MFC-685CW only) a toll charge. The toll saver feature is only available when If you are using the handset, you can record TAD mode is on.
  • Page 79: Advanced Fax Operations (monochrome Only)

    Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) You can only use one advanced fax Press a or b to choose operation at a time: Backup Print:On or Backup Print:Off. Fax Forwarding Press OK. Fax Storage Note Fax Preview • If you choose Backup Print:On, the PC Fax Receive machine will also print the fax at your machine so you will have a copy.
  • Page 80: Fax Storage

    Chapter 10 Fax Storage Fax Preview If you choose Fax Storage, your machine How to preview a received fax stores the received fax in the memory. You will be able to retrieve fax messages from If you choose Fax Preview you can view another location using the remote retrieval received faxes on the LCD by pressing the commands.
  • Page 81 Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Using a fax preview Press Stop/Exit. When a fax is open the control panel keys will When you receive a fax, you will see the pop- perform the operations shown below. up message on the LCD. (For example: New Fax(es): 02) Description Press Fax Preview.
  • Page 82: How To Preview An Outgoing Fax

    Chapter 10 PC Fax Receive How to preview an outgoing If you turn on the PC-Fax Receive feature your machine will store received faxes in You can preview a fax message before you memory and send them to your PC send it.
  • Page 83: Changing The Destination Pc

    Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Changing the destination PC Press Stop/Exit. Note Press Menu. • PC Fax Receive is not supported in the ® Mac OS Press a or b to choose Fax. Press OK. • Before you can set up PC Fax Receive you must install the MFL-Pro Suite Press a or b to choose software on you PC.
  • Page 84: Turning Off Advanced Fax Operations

    Chapter 10 Turning off Advanced Changing Advanced Fax Operations Fax Operations Press Menu. If received faxes are left in your machine's memory when you change the Advanced Fax Press a or b to choose Fax. Operations, the LCD will ask you one of the Press OK.
  • Page 85: Remote Retrieval

    Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Remote Retrieval Using your Remote Access Code You can call your machine from any touch tone telephone or fax machine, then use the Dial your fax number from a touch tone remote access code and remote commands telephone or another fax machine.
  • Page 86: Remote Fax Commands

    Chapter 10 Remote Fax commands Follow the commands below to access features when you are away from the machine. When you call the machine and enter your remote access code (3 digits followed by l), the system will give two short beeps and you must enter a remote command. Remote commands Operation details Playing Voice messages...
  • Page 87: Retrieving Fax Messages

    Advanced fax operations (Monochrome only) Remote commands Operation details Change the Receive Mode 1 TAD If you hear one long beep, your change has been accepted. 2 Fax/Tel 3 Fax Only Exit Pressing 9 0 allows you to exit remote retrieval. Wait for the long beep, then replace the handset.
  • Page 88: Printing Reports

    Printing Reports Fax reports Fax Journal (activity report) You can set the machine to print a journal at You need to set up the Transmission specific intervals (every 50 faxes, 6, 12 or 24 Verification Report and Journal Period using hours, 2 or 7 days).
  • Page 89: Reports

    Printing Reports Reports How to print a report The following reports are available: Press Menu. XMIT Verify Press a or b to choose Prints a Transmission Verification Report Print Reports. for your last transmission. Press OK. Help List Press a or b to choose the report you A help list about how to quickly program want.
  • Page 90: Polling

    Secure Polling lets you restrict who can get the documents you set up to be polled. Secure Polling only works with Brother fax machines. If you want to get a fax from a secured Brother machine you have to enter the secure code.
  • Page 91: Setup To Receive Delayed Polling

    Polling Setup to receive delayed Sequential polling polling (Monochrome only) Delayed polling lets you set the machine to Sequential polling lets you request documents begin polling receive at a later time. You can from several fax machines in one operation. only set up one delayed polling operation.
  • Page 92: Polled Transmit (monochrome Only)

    Polled transmit lets you set up your machine the documents you set up to be polled. to wait with a document so another fax Secure Polling only works with Brother fax machine can call and retrieve it. machines. If another person wants to retrieve...
  • Page 93: Section Iii Copy

    Section III Copy Making copies...
  • Page 94: Making Copies

    Making copies How to copy When the option you want is highlighted, press OK. Entering Copy mode Note The default setting is Fax mode. You can When you want to make a copy, press change the amount of time that the machine stays in Copy mode after the last copy (Copy) to illuminate it in green.
  • Page 95: Copy Settings

    Making copies Copy settings Press (Copy). Load your document. You can change the copy settings temporarily for the next copy. Enter the number of copies you want. The machine returns to its default settings after 1 minute, or if the Mode Timer returns Press a or b to choose Quality.
  • Page 96: Making N In 1 Copies Or A Poster

    Chapter 13 Do one of the following: Important Press d or c to choose the Please make sure paper size is set to enlargement or reduction ratio you Letter or A4. want. Press OK. You cannot use the Enlarge/Reduce Press d or c to choose setting with the N in 1 and Poster features.
  • Page 97: Sorting Copies Using The Adf

    Making copies Sorting copies using the ADF Place your document face down in the direction shown below. You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be 2 in 1 (P) stacked in the order 123, 123, 123, and so on. Press (Copy).
  • Page 98: Paper Options

    If you do not want to change additional settings, press Mono Start or Press d or c to choose Plain Paper, Colour Start. Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo, Other Photo or Transparency. Colour Saturation Press OK. If you do not want to change additional Press (Copy).
  • Page 99: Setting Your Changes As A New Default

    Making copies ‘Out of Memory’ Setting your changes as a new default message You can save the copy settings for Quality, If the Out of Memory message appears Paper Type, Brightness, Contrast and while scanning documents, press Stop/Exit RED Adjust, GREEN Adjust or to cancel or Mono Start or Colour Start to BLUE Adjust that you use most often by copy the scanned pages.
  • Page 100 Chapter 13...
  • Page 101: Section Iv Direct Photo Printing

    Section IV Direct Photo Printing Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Printing photos from a camera...
  • Page 102: Printing Photos From A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    USB Flash memory drive PhotoCapture Center™ Using a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Operations Your Brother machine has media drives Printing from a memory card (slots) for use with popular digital camera ® ® media: CompactFlash...
  • Page 103: Memory Cards Or A Usb Flash Memory Drive Folder Structure

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Memory cards or a USB Flash Please be aware of the following: memory drive folder structure When printing the INDEX or IMAGE, the PhotoCapture Center™ will print all the valid images, even if one or more images Your machine is designed to be compatible have been corrupted.
  • Page 104: Getting Started

    Chapter 14 Getting started PhotoCapture key indications: Firmly put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive into the correct slot. PhotoCapture light is on, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is properly inserted. 2 3 4 5 PhotoCapture light is off, the memory card or USB Flash memory drive is not 1 USB Flash memory drive...
  • Page 105: Entering Photocapture Mode

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Print Images Entering PhotoCapture mode After you insert the memory card or USB View Photo(s) Flash memory drive, press the (PhotoCapture) key to illuminate it in You can preview your photos on the LCD green and display the PhotoCapture options before you print them.
  • Page 106: Print Index (thumbnails)

    (including commas) for the image d or c to choose the type of paper numbers you want to print. you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo After you have chosen the image or Other Photo. numbers, press OK again.
  • Page 107: Photo Effects

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Do one of the following: Note Change the print settings. (See If Remove Red-Eye appears on the LCD, page 102.) press # to remove red-eye from your photo. If you do not want to change any settings, press Colour Start to print.
  • Page 108 Chapter 14 Enhance Scenery Make sure you have put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive in the Enhance Scenery is best used for adjusting correct slot. landscape photographs. It highlights green Press (PhotoCapture). and blue areas in your photo, so that the landscape looks more sharp and vivid.
  • Page 109: Search By Date

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Monochrome Do one of the following. Press OK and change the print You can convert your photo to monochrome. settings. (See page 102.) Make sure you have put a memory card If you do not want to change any or USB Flash memory drive in the settings, press Colour Start to print.
  • Page 110: Print All Photos

    Chapter 14 Print All Photos Slide show You can print all the photos on your memory You can view all your photos on the LCD card. using Slide show. You can also choose a photo during the operation. Make sure you have put a memory card or USB Flash memory drive in the Make sure you have put a memory card correct slot.
  • Page 111: Trimming

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Trimming DPOF printing You can trim your photo and print a part of the DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. image. Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Note Film Co.
  • Page 112: Photocapture Center™ Print Settings

    Print Quality Normal/Photo (Does not appear for DPOF printing) — Paper Type Plain Paper/Inkjet Paper/ Brother Photo/Other Photo (When A4 or Letter is chosen) Paper Size Letter/A4/10x15cm/13x18cm 10 x 8cm/13 x 9cm/15 x 10cm/ 18 x 13cm/20 x 15cm/ Max. Size —...
  • Page 113: Print Speed And Quality

    15 x 10cm Paper Type Press a or b to choose Paper Type. Press d or c to choose the paper type you are using, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Brother Photo or Other Photo. 18 x 13cm 20 x 15cm Max. Size Press OK.
  • Page 114: Adjusting Brightness, Contrast And Colour

    Chapter 14 Adjusting Brightness, Press a or b to choose White Balance, Sharpness or Contrast and Colour Color Density. Press d or c to adjust the degree of the Brightness setting. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Brightness. Do one of the following: Press d or c to make a darker or lighter If you want to customize another...
  • Page 115: Cropping

    Printing photos from a memory card or USB Flash memory drive Cropping Setting your changes as a new default If your photo is too long or wide to fit the available space on your chosen layout, part You can save the print settings you use most of the image will automatically be cropped.
  • Page 116: Scan To A Memory Card Or Usb Flash Memory Drive

    Chapter 14 Scan to a memory card Quality Selectable File or USB Flash memory Format JPEG / PDF drive Color 150 dpi JPEG / PDF Color 300 dpi JPEG / PDF Color 600 dpi Entering Scan mode TIFF / PDF B/W 200x100 dpi TIFF / PDF B/W 200 dpi...
  • Page 117: Understanding The Error Messages

    USB Flash memory drive that is not supported has been connected to the USB direct interface. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com. This message will also appear if you connect a broken device to the USB direct interface.
  • Page 118: Printing Photos From A Camera

    Inkjet Paper, Printer Settings (Default setting) Layout Borderless: On, Borderless: Off, Printer Settings (Default setting) Your Brother machine supports the DPOF setting PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly from any Print Quality Normal, Fine, Printer Settings PictBridge compatible digital camera.
  • Page 119: Printing Images

    Printing photos from a camera Printing Images DPOF printing DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format. Note Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Remove any memory cards or USB Flash Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo memory drive from the machine before Film Co.
  • Page 120: Printing Photos Directly From A Digital Camera (without Pictbridge)

    Chapter 15 Printing photos Printing Images directly from a digital Note camera (without Remove any memory cards or USB Flash PictBridge) memory drive from the machine before connecting a digital camera. If your camera supports the USB Mass Make sure that your camera is turned Storage standard, you can connect your off.
  • Page 121: Understanding The Error Messages

    Printing photos from a camera Understanding the Error Messages Once you are familiar with the types of errors that can occur while you are printing from a camera, you can easily identify and troubleshoot any problems. Out of Memory This message will appear if you are working with images that are too large for the machine's memory.
  • Page 122 Chapter 15...
  • Page 123: Section V Software

    Section V Software Software and Network features...
  • Page 124: Software And Network Features

    Network Scanning ® Make sure your Macintosh is turned Wireless Network Users on. Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. How to read HTML User’s Guide This is a quick reference for using the HTML Double-click the Documentation icon.
  • Page 125: Section Vi Appendixes

    Section VI Appendixes Safety and Legal Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Menu and Features Specifications Glossary...
  • Page 126: A Safety And Legal

    Safety and Legal Choosing a location Put your machine on a flat, stable surface that is free of vibration and shocks, such as a desk. Put the machine near a telephone socket and a standard grounded electrical socket. Choose a location where the temperature remains between 10°...
  • Page 127: To Use The Machine Safely

    Safety and Legal To use the machine safely Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any maintenance. Note If there are faxes in the machine's memory, you need to print them or save them before you unplug the machine from the AC power outlet for more than 24 hours.
  • Page 128 DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the machine under the document cover or the scanner cover. Doing this may cause injury. DO NOT put your hands on the edge of the paper tray under the output paper tray cover. Doing this may cause injury.
  • Page 129 Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. If the machine becomes hot, releases smoke, or generates any strong smells, immediately unplug the machine from the electrical socket. Call your Brother dealer or Brother Customer Service. If metal objects, water or other liquids get inside the machine, immediately unplug the machine...
  • Page 130: Important-for Your Safety

    WARNING • Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines. Never touch telephone wires or terminals that are not insulated unless the telephone line has been unplugged at the wall socket. Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. Never install a telephone wall socket in a wet location.
  • Page 131: Important Information For Australia

    Safety and Legal Important Information for Australia Important safety instructions 1 Read all of these instructions. 2 Save them for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the wall socket before cleaning the outside of the machine and the scanner glass.
  • Page 132: Important Information For New Zealand

    Important Information for New Zealand Important Safety Instructions 1 Read all of these instructions. 2 Save them for later reference. 3 Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 4 Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning the outside of the machine. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 133 Safety and Legal 19 Do not touch a document during printing. 20 Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots, since they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts resulting in a risk of fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
  • Page 134: Important Information For Some Countries

    30 In the event of any problem with this device, it is to be disconnected, and a CPE item connected to one of its terminal ports may be connected directly in its place. The user should then arrange for the product to be repaired. Should the matter be reported to Telecom as a wiring fault and the fault is proven to be due to this product, a call out charge will be incurred by the customer.
  • Page 135 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...
  • Page 136: Legal Limitations For Copying

    Legal limitations for copying It is an offence to make reproductions of certain items or documents with the intent to commit fraud. This memorandum is intended to be a guide rather than a complete list. We suggest you check with relevant legal authorities if in doubt about a particular item or document. The following are examples of documents which may not be copied: Money Bonds or other certificates of debt...
  • Page 137: Trademarks

    Safety and Legal Trademarks The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd. Multi-Function Link is a registered trademark of Brother International Corporation. © 2007 Brother Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 138: B Troubleshooting And Routine Maintenance

    If you think there is a problem with your machine, check the chart below and follow the troubleshooting tips. Most problems can be easily resolved by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 139 Enhancement will not work. Use at least 24 bit colour data with the Colour Enhancement feature. Photo paper does not feed When you print on Brother photo paper, load the instruction sheet included with properly. the photo paper in the paper tray first, and then put the photo paper on top of the instruction sheet.
  • Page 140: Printing Received Faxes

    Printing Received Faxes Difficulty Suggestions Condensed print and white streaks You probably had a bad connection, with static or interference on the telephone across the page or the top and line. Ask the other party to send the fax again. bottom of sentences are cut off.
  • Page 141: Handling Incoming Calls

    For example: If you subscribe to Call Waiting or some other custom service and its signal comes through the line while your machine is sending or receiving a fax, the signal can temporarily interrupt or disrupt the faxes. Brother's ECM feature should help overcome this problem. This condition is related to the telephone system industry and is common to all devices that send and receive information on a single, shared line with custom features.
  • Page 142: Copying Difficulties

    Quick Setup Guide. Also, before you start FaceFilter Studio for the first time, you must make sure your Brother machine is turned On, and connected to your computer. This will allow you to access all the functions of FaceFilter Studio.
  • Page 143: Photocapture Center™ Difficulties

    For Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista™ users, see Firewall settings in the Software User’s Guide on the CD-ROM. ® For Windows XP SP1 user’s, please visit the Brother Solutions Center. Your computer cannot find your ® <Windows users> machine.
  • Page 144: Error Messages

    As with any sophisticated office product, errors may occur. If this happens, your machine identifies the error and shows an error message. The most common error messages are shown below. You can correct most errors by yourself. If you need more help, the Brother Solutions Center offers the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
  • Page 145 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Error Message Cause Action One or more of the ink cartridges Replace the empty ink cartridges. (See Ink Empty is empty. The machine will stop all Replacing the ink cartridges on page 143.) print operations. While memory is available, black and white faxes will be stored in the memory.
  • Page 146 Error Message Cause Action The number you dialled does not Verify the number and try again. No Response/Busy answer or is busy. You tried to access a Speed Dial Set up the Speed Dial number. (See Not Registered number that is not programmed. Storing Speed Dial numbers on page 60.) The machine's memory is full.
  • Page 147 A USB device or USB Flash Unplug the device from the USB direct Unusable Device memory drive that is not interface. Please Disconnect supported has been connected to USB Device. the USB direct interface. For more information, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 148: Error Animation

    Error Message Cause Action Paper is not the correct size. Do one of the following: Wrong Paper Size Load the correct size of paper (Letter, Legal or A4), and then press Mono Start or Colour Start. Check that the Jam Clear cover at the back of the machine is correctly inserted.
  • Page 149: Document Jam

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Transferring faxes to your PC Press a or b to choose Report Trans.. You can transfer the faxes from your Press OK. machine's memory to your PC. Enter the fax number to which Fax Press Stop/Exit to interrupt the error Journal report will be forwarded.
  • Page 150: Printer Jam Or Paper Jam

    Printer jam or paper jam Document is jammed inside the ADF unit Take out the jammed paper depending on Take out any paper from the ADF that is where it is jammed in the machine. Open and not jammed. close the scanner cover to clear the error. Lift the document cover.
  • Page 151 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Remove the Jam Clear Cover (1) from Put the Jam Clear Cover back on. the back of the machine. Pull the Make sure the cover is set properly. jammed paper out of the machine. Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover (1) until it locks securely into the open position.
  • Page 152: Dial Tone Detection

    Lift the scanner cover to release the Press Menu. lock (1). Gently push the scanner cover Press a or b to choose support down (2) and close the scanner cover (3). Initial Setup. Press OK. Press a or b to choose Dial Tone. Press d or c to choose Detection or No Detection.
  • Page 153: Routine Maintenance

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Routine maintenance Open the ink cartridge cover. If one or more ink cartridges are empty, for example Black, the LCD shows Replacing the ink cartridges Ink Empty and Black. Pull the lock release lever down and Your machine is equipped with an ink dot take out the ink cartridge for the colour counter.
  • Page 154 Each colour has its own correct position. WARNING Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label. If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once and call a doctor if you are concerned. brother...
  • Page 155: Cleaning The Outside Of The Machine

    Brother does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother Branded cartridges or the refilling of empty cartridges with ink from other sources.
  • Page 156: Cleaning The Scanner

    Remove anything that is stuck inside the In the ADF unit, clean the white bar (1) paper tray. and the glass strip (2) with a lint-free cloth moistened with a non-flammable Wipe the paper tray with a soft cloth to glass cleaner.
  • Page 157: Cleaning The Paper Pick-up Roller

    Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Clean the machine printer platen (1). CAUTION DO NOT place the jam clear cover face down as shown in the illustration. Doing this may damage the cover and cause paper jams. Clean the Paper Pick-up Roller (1) with isopropyl alcohol on a cotton swab.
  • Page 158: Cleaning The Print Head

    2 to choose No. cleaning is finished, the machine will go back to standby mode automatically. Poor Note If you clean the print head at least five times and the print has not improved, call your Brother dealer.
  • Page 159: Checking The Print Alignment

    The machine starts printing the procedures at least five times for the Alignment Check Sheet. new ink cartridge. If ink is still missing, call your Brother dealer. Check the 600 dpi and 1200 dpi test prints to see if number 5 most closely CAUTION matches number 0.
  • Page 160: Checking The Ink Volume

    Uninstalling and installing the handset and handset cradle Although an ink volume icon appears on the (MFC-685CW only) LCD, you can use the Ink Management key or Menu, a or b keys to see a large graph If you do not use the handset you can remove showing the ink that is left in each cartridge.
  • Page 161 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance Attach the side cover. Align the recessed arrows on the cradle with those on the machine, and then slide the cradle toward the front of the machine until it clicks into place. Installing the handset and handset cradle Connect the curled handset cord to the Remove the side cover.
  • Page 162: Machine Information

    Machine Information Packing and shipping the machine Checking the serial number When you transport the machine, use the You can see the machine’s serial number on packing materials that came with your the LCD. machine. If you do not pack the machine properly, you could void your warranty.
  • Page 163 Troubleshooting and Routine Maintenance (MFC-885CW) Rotate the machine’s CAUTION antenna to the down position. If you are not able to find the yellow protective part, DO NOT remove the ink cartridges before shipping. It is essential that the machine be shipped with either the yellow protective part or the ink cartridges in position.
  • Page 164 Pack the printed materials in the original MFC-885CW carton as shown in the illustration. Do not pack the used ink cartridges in the carton. MFC-685CW Close the carton and tape it shut.
  • Page 165: C Menu And Features

    Menu and Features On-screen Mode and menu keys programming Access the main menu. Your machine is designed to be easy to use with LCD on-screen programming using the menu keys. User-friendly programming helps you take full advantage of all the menu selections your machine has to offer.
  • Page 166: Menu Table

    1Min 2Mins* 5Mins — Sets the type of paper in Paper Type Plain Paper* the paper tray. Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — Sets the size of the paper Paper Size Letter in the paper tray. Legal 10x15cm Adjusts the ring volume.
  • Page 167 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page P.Save Setting — Customizes the General Setup Fax Receive:On* Power Save key not to (Continued) Fax Receive:Off receive faxes in power save mode. Adjusts the contrast of the LCD Settings LCD Contrast Light LCD.
  • Page 168 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Sets the number of rings Setup Receive Ring Delay Ring Delay before the machine 2-10 (2*) answers in Fax Only or (Example for Fax/Tel mode. Australia) Cost saving feature: the Toll Saver machine rings 2 times if there are messages and 4 times if there are no Off*...
  • Page 169 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page Initial setup for Report Setting Transmission Transmission Verification (Continued) On+Image Report and Fax Journal Report. Off* Off+Image Journal Period Off Every 50 Faxes* Every 6 Hours Every 12 Hours Every 24 Hours Every 2 Days Every 7 Days Sets the machine to...
  • Page 170 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Prohibits most functions Miscellaneous Mem Security except receiving faxes into (Continued) memory. Adjusts the modem speed Compatibility Normal* to help resolve Basic transmission problems. Use with phone company Distinctive distincive ringing service (Not available in Off* allows you to have a voice New Zealand)
  • Page 171: Lan Menu

    Menu and Features LAN menu Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Chooses the Wired LAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* BOOT method Static that best suits RARP your needs. BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP IP Address address. [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255].
  • Page 172 Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions Chooses the WLAN TCP/IP BOOT Method Auto* BOOT method (Continued) Static that best suits your needs. RARP BOOTP DHCP [000-255]. Enter the IP IP Address address. [000-255]. [000-255]. [000-255] [000-255]. Enter the Subnet Subnet Mask mask.
  • Page 173 Menu and Features Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4 Options Descriptions — You can WLAN AOSS configure the (Continued) (Continued) wireless network easily. — You can see the WLAN Status Status current wireless network status. — You can see the Signal current wireless network signal strength.
  • Page 174 Serial No. number of your machine. — Choose the receive mode Initial Setup Receive Mode Fax Only* that best suits your needs. (MFC-685CW Fax/Tel only) Manual — Choose the receive mode Receive Mode Fax Only that best suits your needs.
  • Page 175 Menu and Features Fax ( Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Sets the resolution for Fax Resolution Standard* outgoing faxes. Fine S.Fine Photo — — Changes the lightness or Contrast Auto* darkness of faxes you send. Light Dark —...
  • Page 176 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — — Sets up the document on Polled TX Standard your machine to be retrieved Secure by another fax machine. Off* — — Sets up your machine to poll Polling RX Standard another fax machine. Secure Timer Off*...
  • Page 177 Custom(25-400%) — — Choose the paper type that Paper Type Plain Paper* matches the paper in the Inkjet Paper tray. Brother Photo Other Photo Transparency — — Choose the paper size that Paper Size Letter matches the paper in the Legal tray.
  • Page 178 Level1 Level2 Level3 Options Descriptions Page — Adjusts the amount of Red RED Adjust in copies. — Adjusts the amount of GREEN Adjust Green in copies. — Adjusts the amount of Blue BLUE Adjust in copies. — — You can choose to stack or Stack/Sort Stack* sort multiple copies.
  • Page 179 LCD. following table. — You can print a thumbnail Print Index Paper Type Plain Paper* page. Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo — Paper Size Letter — — See the print You can print an individual Print Photos settings in the image.
  • Page 180: Print Settings

    Choose the print quality. Print Quality Normal Photo* — — Choose the paper type. Paper Type Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Photo Other Photo* (When A4 or — Choose the paper and print Paper Size Letter is chosen) size. 10x15cm* 10 x 8cm...
  • Page 181: Entering Text

    Menu and Features Option1 Option2 Option3 Option4 Descriptions Page — — Crops the image around the Cropping margin to fit the paper size or print size. Turn this feature off if you want to print whole images or prevent unwanted cropping.
  • Page 182: Specifications

    Piezo with 94 × 1 nozzle Print Method Mono: Piezo with 94 × 3 nozzles Colour: LCD (liquid crystal display) (MFC-685CW) 3.3 in. (83.8 mm) Colour LCD (MFC-885CW) 4.2 in. (106.7 mm) Colour LCD Power Source AC 220 to 240V 50/60Hz Power Consumption...
  • Page 183 Specifications Dimension (MFC-685CW) 370 mm 180 mm 398 mm 351 mm 468 mm 443 mm (MFC-885CW) 370 mm 180 mm 351 mm 398 mm 476 mm 443 mm Weight MFC-685CW 8.5 kg MFC-885CW 8.6 kg Noise Operating: 50 dB or less...
  • Page 184: Print Media

    Print media Paper Input Paper Tray Paper type: Plain paper, inkjet paper (coated paper), glossy paper transparencies and envelopes Paper size: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, envelopes (commercial No.10, DL, C5, Monarch, JE4), Photo 2L, Index card and Post card Width: 89 mm - 216 mm Height: 127 mm - 356 mm For more details, see Paper weight, thickness and...
  • Page 185: Fax

    7.7 line/mm (Colour) Fine 7.7 line/mm (Mono/Colour) Photo 7.7 line/mm (Mono) Superfine 15.4 line/mm (Mono) 80 stations × 2 numbers Speed Dial MFC-685CW 100 stations × 2 numbers MFC-885CW Groups Up to 6 MFC-685CW 210 stations Broadcasting MFC-885CW 250 stations...
  • Page 186 Black & White only ‘Pages’ refers to the ‘Brother Standard Chart No. 1’ (a typical business letter, Standard resolution, MMR code). Specifications and printed materials are subject to change without prior notice. ‘Pages’ refers to the ‘ITU-T Test Chart #1’ (a typical business letter, Standard resolution, MMR code). Specifications...
  • Page 187: Digital Tad

    Specifications Digital TAD ICM Recording Time Max. 29 minutes / Max. 99 messages (Max.180 secs / 1 message) Toll Saver Recording Conversation (MFC-685CW only) OGM Recording Time 20 secs...
  • Page 188: Digital Cordless Handset (mfc-885cw Only)

    Digital Cordless Handset (MFC-885CW only) Cordless handset (BCL-D20) Frequency 1.9 GHz Standard DECT ™ Multi Handset Capability Up to 4 handsets Dimensions 154 mm 31.6 mm 49.6 mm Weight (including battery) 149 g LCD (liquid crystal display) 16-Digit, 3-Line (+1-Line for Pict), Backlit (Orange) Charge Indicator Yes (LED) Full Charge Time...
  • Page 189: Copy

    Resolution (Monochrome) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 1200×1200 dpi (Colour) Scans up to 600×1200 dpi Prints up to 600×1200 dpi Based on Brother standard pattern (Fast mode/Stack Copy). Copy speeds vary with the complexity of the document.
  • Page 190: Photocapture Center

    PhotoCapture Center™ ® Compatible Media CompactFlash (Type I only) (Microdrive™ is not compatible) (Compact I/O cards such as Compact LAN card and Compact Modem card are not supported.) ® Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro™ Memory Stick Duo™ with adapter MultiMediaCard™ SecureDigital miniSD™...
  • Page 191: Pictbridge

    Specifications PictBridge Compatibility Supports the Camera & Imaging Products Association PictBridge standard CIPA DC-001. VIsit http://www.cipa.jp/pictbridge for more information. Interface USB direct interface...
  • Page 192: Scanner

    XP Professional, and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. ® Maximum 1200 × 1200 dpi scanning when using the WIA Driver for Windows XP and Windows Vista™ (resolution up to 19200 × 19200 dpi can be selected by using the Brother scanner utility)
  • Page 193: Printer

    2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Vista™ driver supporting Brother Native Compression mode ® Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater : Brother Ink Driver Up to 1200 × 6000 dpi Resolution 1200 × 2400 dpi 1200 × 1200 dpi 600 × 600 dpi 600 ×...
  • Page 194: Interfaces

    Interfaces A USB 2.0 interface cable that is no longer than 2.0 m. Ethernet UTP cable category 5 or greater. LAN cable Wireless LAN Your machine supports IEEE 802.11b/g wireless communication with your wireless LAN using Infrastructure mode or a wireless (MFC-885CW only) Peer-to-Peer connection in Ad-hoc Mode.
  • Page 195: Computer Requirements

    PowerPC G3 (MFC- 350MHz Disk 885CW only) Conditions: For the latest driver updates, visit www.brother.com. ® Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater. All trademarks, brand and product names are Third party USB ports are not supported. property of their respective companies.
  • Page 196: Consumable Items

    Consumables <Magenta>LC57M, <Yellow> LC57Y What is Innobella™? Innobella™ is a range of genuine consumables offered by Brother. The name “Innobella™” derives from the words “Innovation” and “Bella” (meaning “Beautiful” in Italian) and is a representation of the “innovative” technology providing you with “beautiful” and “long lasting”...
  • Page 197: Network (lan)

    Yes (simple setup with your AOSS™-capable access point/router) (MFC-885CW only) See the Computer Requirements chart on page 185. If you require more advanced printer management, use the latest Brother BRAdmin Professional utility version that is available as a download from http://solutions.brother.com.
  • Page 198: E Glossary

    Glossary This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of these features depends on the model you purchased. ADF (automatic document feeder) CNG tones The document can be placed in the ADF The special tones (beeps) sent by fax...
  • Page 199 Fax Journal F/T Ring Time The length of time that the Brother Lists information about the last 200 machine rings (when the Receive Mode incoming and outgoing faxes. TX means setting is Fax/Tel) to notify you to pick up Transmit.
  • Page 200 Remaining jobs OCR (optical character recognition) The bundled ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 11SE You can check which jobs are waiting in memory and cancel jobs individually. ® ® with OCR or Presto! PageManager software application converts an image of Remote Access Code text to text you can edit.
  • Page 201 Glossary Search An electronic, numerical or alphabetical listing of stored Speed Dial and Group numbers. Speed Dial A pre-programmed number for easy dialling. You must press Speed Dial, the two digit code, and Mono Start or Colour Start to start the dialling process. Standard resolution 203 ×...
  • Page 202: Index

    Index quality ........... 85 return to default ........89 set new default ........89 Access codes, storing and dialling ...64 single ............ 84 ADF (automatic document feeder) ..10 sort (ADF only) ........87 Answering machine (TAD) .......54 using ADF ..........87 connecting ..........55 ®...
  • Page 203 into PC ..........72 into the memory ........ 43 printing from memory ......44 Envelopes ......13 Receive Mode, choosing ....39 Error messages on LCD ......134 reducing to fit on paper ..... 43 Comm. Error ........134 retrieving from a remote site ..76 Ink Empty ..........135 Ring Delay, setting ......
  • Page 204 Ink cartridges Network checking ink volume ......150 Printing ink dot counter ........143 See Network User's Guide on the replacing ..........143 CD-ROM..........Innobella™ ..........186 Scanning See Software User's Guide on the CD-ROM..........Jams document ..........139 paper ...........139 Outgoing Message (OGM) ...... 65 LCD (liquid crystal display) ....155 Packing the machine ......
  • Page 205 Photo Effects Auto Correct ........97 Enhance Scenery ......98 Quick Dial Enhance Skin-Tone ......97 Broadcasting ........34 Monochrome ........99 using Groups ........34 Remove Red-Eye ......98 Group Dial ..........61 Sepia ..........99 changing ..........62 Preview photos ........95 setting up Groups for Broadcasting ... 63 Print settings Search ..........
  • Page 206 PhotoCapture Center™ ....133 printing ..........128 printing received faxes ....130 Safety Instructions .........117 receiving faxes ........ 130 Scannable area ........11 scanning .......... 132 Scanning software ........... 132 See Software User's Guide on the telephone line or connections ..130 CD-ROM.
  • Page 207: For Australia Only

    Warranty & Repair - For details about warranty on your Brother Product, the details are listed on the following link: www.brother.com.au under Warranty. For warranty service (repair) of your Brother product you will need to retain a copy of your sales docket and contact the Support Centre for location of the nearest Authorised Warranty Centre (AWC)
  • Page 208 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchsed in their own countries. ARL/ASA/NZ...

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