Brother Printer DCP user manual

User manual for the device Brother Printer DCP

Device: Brother Printer DCP
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Date of adding : 2014-04-02 12:35:41
Number of pages: 155
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SOFTWARE
USER’S GUIDE
For DCP users; This documentation is for
both MFC and DCP models. Where it
says 'MFC' in this user's guide, please
read 'MFC' as 'DCP'.
Version A

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Table of Contents ® Section I Windows 1Printing Using the Brother printer driver..................................................................................................................2 Features ....................................................................................................................................................2 Choosing the right type of paper................................................................................................................3

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Scan to Card (Not available for MFC-240C and MFC-3360C) ..........................................................36 ® ® Using ScanSoft PaperPort SE with OCR ............................................................................................40 Viewing items ....................................................................................................................................41 Organizing your items in folders..................................................................

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Scan to Image ...................................................................................................................................72 Scan to OCR .....................................................................................................................................72 Scan to File........................................................................................................................................73 5 Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models and MFC

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® ® Section II Apple Macintosh 8 Printing and Faxing ® ® Setting up your USB-equipped Apple Macintosh ................................................................................98 Simultaneous printing, scanning and faxing......................................................................................98 Clearing data from the memory.........................................................................................................98 Checking the print quality ....................

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Scan to Image .................................................................................................................................131 Scan to OCR ...................................................................................................................................132 Scan to E-mail .................................................................................................................................133 Scan to File..............................................

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Section I ® Windows I Printing 2 Scanning 22 ControlCenter3 44 Network Scanning (For models with built-in network support) 68 Remote Setup (Not available for DCP models and MFC-240C) 74 Brother PC-FAX Software (MFC models only) 76 ® PhotoCapture Center (Not available for MFC-3360C) 94

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1 Printing 1 1 Note ® • The screens in this section are from Windows XP. Screens on your PC may vary depending on your operating system. • If your PC is protected by a firewall, and is unable to print, you may need to configure the firewall settings to allow communication through port number 137. Visit the Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com) for more information. Using the Brother printer driver 1 A printer driver translates the data from your PC application, and using a

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Printing Choosing the right type of paper 1 1 For high quality printing, it is important to choose the right type of paper. Be sure to read About paper in the User’s Guide before buying paper. Simultaneous printing, scanning and faxing 1 Your machine can print from your PC while sending or receiving a fax in memory, or while scanning a document into the PC. Fax sending will not be stopped during PC printing. However, when the machine is copying or receiving a fax on paper, it pauses the PC pri

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Printing Status Monitor 1 1 The Status Monitor utility is a configurable software tool for monitoring the status of one or more devices, allowing you to get immediate notification of error messages such as paper empty, paper jam or ink empty. You can check the device status at anytime by double-clicking the icon in the tasktray or by choosing Status Monitor located in Start/All Programs/Brother/MFC-XXXX on your PC. Note For more information about using the Status Monitor software, right-clic

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Printing Turning off the status monitor 1 1 If you want to switch off the status monitor, follow these steps: a Right-click the Status Monitor icon or window and click Load Status Monitor on Startup to clear the check mark. b Right-click again then click Exit. Note Even if the status monitor is off, you can check the machine’s status at any time by clicking Status Monitor from the Start menu on your PC. Printer driver settings 1 You can change the following printer settings when you print fr

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Printing Basic tab 1 1 1 5 2 4 3 a Choose your setting for Slow Drying Paper, Media Type and Quality (1). Note Check Slow Drying Paper when printing with plain paper on which ink dries slowly. This setting may cause some slight blurring of text. b Choose Paper Size, Page Layout, Page Order, Borderless, Border Line (if any), Orientation, number of Copies and the page order (2). c Select the Paper Source. (MFC-5860CN only) Note If you choose Auto Select, the machine will pull paper from Tray

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Printing Media Type 1 1 To achieve the best print results, the media being printed on should be selected in the driver. The machine changes the way it prints depending on the selected media type. Plain Paper Inkjet Paper Brother Premium Glossy Photo Paper Other Photo Paper Transparencies Quality 1 The quality selection lets you choose the print resolution. As print quality and speed are related, the higher the quality, the longer it will take to print the document. The quality selections

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Printing Enhanced Print Settings 1 1 Click the Settings button to see options for enhanced print settings. Bi-Directional Printing 1 When Bi-Directional Printing is checked, the print head prints in both directions offering faster print speeds. When unchecked, the print head will only print in one direction giving higher quality printouts, but slower printing speeds. ® Color Enhancement (True2Life ) 1 ® ® Checking Color Enhancement (True2Life ) option enables the True2Life feature. This fe

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Printing 1 Color Density Adjusts the total amount of color in the image. You can increase or decrease the amount of color in an image to improve a washed out or weak looking picture. White Balance Adjusts the hue of the white areas of an image. Lighting, camera settings and other influences will effect the appearance of white. The white areas of a picture may be slightly pink, yellow or some other color. By adjusting the white balance you can adjust those white areas. Sharpness Enhances

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Printing ® Improve Pattern Printing (Windows 2000/XP only) Select the Improve Pattern Printing option if the pattern of printed fills are different from the pattern of the 1 fills you see on your PC. Paper Size 1 The Paper Size selection includes a large selection of standard paper sizes. If you want, you can create a custom size ranging from 3.5 × 5 in. (88.9 × 127.0 mm) to 8.5 × 14 in. (215.9 × 355.6 mm). You can also choose the borderless setting for specific paper sizes. From the drop-down

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Printing Page Layout 1 1 The Page Layout option lets you choose the N in 1 options or the 1 in N options. The N in 1 options print 2, 4, 9 or 16 pages of a document on 1 sheet of paper. The 1 in N options enlarges your print size and prints the document in poster print mode. Note ® If you are using Windows 98/98SE/Me, the 4 in 1, 9 in 1 and 16 in 1 layout is not available. ® Page Order (Windows 2000/XP only) 1 When N in 1 option is selected, the Page Order can be selected from the drop-down

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Printing Copies 1 1 The Copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed (1 to 999). Collate 1 With Collate checked, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then reprinted according to the number of copies you choose. If Collate is unchecked, then each page will be printed according to the number of copies chosen before the next page of the document is printed. Reverse Order 1 Reverse Order prints the pages of your document in the opposite order. Paper Source

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Printing Advanced tab 1 1 Change the tab settings by clicking one of the following icons: 1 2 3 4 Color (1) Scaling (2) Watermark (3) Device Options (4) Note To return to the default settings, click Default. 13

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Printing Color 1 1 Color/Grayscale 1 This selection allows a color document to be printed in black and white using grayscale. Image Type 1 The printer driver will choose the most suitable color matching and half tone method, depending on your image type. Generally, text and business graphics are printed vividly and photographic images are printed softly. Auto The printer driver automatically chooses the image type. Photo Use for photographic images. Graphics Use for documents that contain


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