Unpack the machine and check the components
DO NOT connect the USB
cable before installing driver.
Warnings tell you what to do to
prevent possible personal injury.
Press and slide the
paper side guides
paper length guide
fit the paper size.
Make sure that the
the paper side guides
and paper length guide
line up with the mark
for the paper size you
Install the ink cartridges
The LCD shows:
Open the ink cartridge cover a.
Check the print quality
When the preparation process
Check the quality of the four color
has finished, the LCD shows this
on the sheet.
Set Paper and Press
Press Color Start.
If all lines are clear and visible, press
The machine starts printing the
(Yes) to finish the quality check.
Print Quality Check Sheet.
If you can see missing short lines, press
(No) and follow the steps on the LCD.
Before you can use the machine, read this Quick Setup Guide
for the correct setup and installation.
Remove the green protective packing
by lifting the front of the machine and then
The components of your box may differ depending on your
pulling down on the packing part.
Save all packing materials and the box in case for any
reason you must ship your machine.
Your machine has a USB interface that is compatible with
the USB 2.0 speciﬁ cation.
To ensure safe operation the supplied plug must be inserted
only into a standard power outlet that is properly grounded
through the standard electrical wiring. Non grounded
equipment may cause an electrical shock hazard, and may
cause excessive electrical noise radiation.
Remove the protective tape and film.
Do not push the paper
in too far.
Unpack the ink cartridge.
Remove the green protective part a.
Turn the green knob on the protective yellow cap clockwise until it
clicks to release the vacuum seal, then remove the cap a.
Set the LCD contrast (If needed)
Make sure you have all components.
Fan the stack of paper well.
Close the paper tray cover
and slowly push the paper
Gently put the paper into the
tray back into the machine.
paper tray. Check that the paper
is flat in the tray.
Gently adjust the paper side
guides to the paper with both
Make sure the paper side
guides touch the edges of the
Set the date and time
Press a or b to choose General Setup.
Press a or b to choose LCD Settings.
Press a or b to choose LCD Contrast.
Press d or c to choose Light, Med or Dark.
You can also adjust the angle of the display by
Approx. 65% yield of the replacement cartridge. For details, see
Consumable items in the User's Guide.
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your machine.
To avoid danger of suffocation, please keep these bags
away from babies and children.
Connect the power cord
Pull out the paper support
it clicks, and then unfold the paper
support flap b.
Install each ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the
Take care to match the color of the lever
cartridge color b.
Press a or b repeatedly to enter the last two digits of
the year, and then press OK.
Press a or b to choose
Initial Setup, and then press OK.
Press a or b to choose
Date&Time, and then press OK.
(e.g. Enter 08 for 2008.)
Repeat for Month and Day, and Hours and Minutes
in 24-hour format.
If you make a mistake and want to start again,
press Stop/Exit to go back to step a.
Quick Setup Guide
DCP - 385C
Load plain A4 paper
Pull out the paper tray.
Lift the paper tray cover a.
Connect the power cord.
The machine must be ﬁ tted with an earthed plug.
DO NOT connect the USB cable
before installing driver.
The control panel warning
LED will stay on until you have
installed the ink cartridges.
Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks. After all the ink
cartridges are installed close the ink cartridge cover.
After initial installation of the ink cartridges, the machine will start cleaning the
ink tube system. This cleaning process will last approximately four minutes.
DO NOT unplug the machine from the power outlet or attempt to stop the
cleaning process. Interruption of cleaning process may cause undesired print
Input & Press
Turn the sheet over.