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Quick Setup Guide
Before you can use the machine, read this Quick Setup Guide for the correct setup and installation.
Warnings tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB
Unpack the machine and check the components
Starter Ink Cartridges
Quick Setup Guide
User’s Guide CD-ROM Accessory Order Form Test Sheet (USA only) Telephone Lin
Note Load plain Letter/A4 • The components included in the box may differ paper 3 depending on your country. • Save all packing materials and the box in case for any reason you must ship your machine. a Pull the paper traya completely out of the • You need to purchase the correct interface machine. cable for the interface you want to use (for USB or network connection). USB cable Please make sure you use a USB 2.0 cable (Type 1 A/B) that is no more than 6 feet (2 meters) long. Network cab
d Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams g Close the paper tray covera. and misfeeds. 1 e Gently put the paper into the paper tray print side down and top edge first. Check that the paper is flat in the tray. Important Do not push the paper in too far. h Slowly push the paper tray completely into the machine. Note When you use Legal size paper, press and hold the universal guide release button a as you slide out the front of the paper tray. i While holding the paper tray in place,
Note Connect the power cord If you are sharing one telephone line with an and telephone line 4 external telephone, connect it as shown below. Before you connect the external telephone, remove the protective cap a from the EXT. jack Important on the machine. DO NOT connect the USB cable yet (if you are using a USB cable). 11 a Connect the power cord. 22 1 b Connect the telephone line cord. Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the jack on the machine marked LINE and the other end t
e Turn the green knob on the protective yellow cap clockwise to release the vacuum seal, then Install the ink cartridges remove the capa. 5 WARNING If ink gets in your eyes, wash them out with water at once, and if irritation occurs consult a doctor. a Make sure that the power is turned on. The LCD shows: No Cartridge Install Ink 1 BK Black Y Yellow C Cyan M Magenta b Open the ink cartridge covera. f Take care to match the color of the levera with the cartridge colorb, as shown in the diag
h Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks. After Important all the ink cartridges are installed close the ink cartridge cover. • DO NOT take out ink cartridges if you do not need to replace them. If you do so, it may reduce the ink quantity and the machine will not know the quantity of ink left in the cartridge. • DO NOT shake the ink cartridges. If ink stains your skin or clothing, wash with soap or detergent at once. • DO NOT repeatedly insert and remove the cartridges. If you d
d The LCD asks you if the print quality is OK for black and color. Press Yes or No. Check the print quality 6 Black OK? a When the preparation process has finished, the LCD shows this message Yes No . Set Paper and Press Start After pressing Yes or No for both black and color, the LCD shows: Start Cleaning? Press Start Press Color Start. b Check the quality of the four color blocks a on the sheet. (black/yellow/cyan/magenta) e Press Color Start, the machine will then start cleaning the col
Choose the correct Receive Mode 8 The correct Receive Mode is determined by the external devices and telephone subscriber services (Voice Mail, Distinctive Ring, etc.) you have (or will be using) on the same line as the Brother machine. Will you be using a Distinctive Ring number for receiving faxes? Brother uses the term "Distinctive Ring" but telephone companies may have other names for this service such as Custom Ringing, RingMaster, Personalized Ring, Teen Ring, Ident-A-Call, and Smart Rin
Setting up the Message Set the LCD contrast Center (If needed) 9 10 You must record an outgoing message in order to use If you are having difficulty reading the LCD, try the Message Center mode. changing the contrast setting. a Record the Message Center outgoing a Press MENU. message (Msg Ctr OGM). b Press a or b to display General Setup. See Outgoing message (OGM) in Chapter 9 c Press General Setup. of the User’s Guide. d Press a or b to display LCD Settings. b Activate Message Center mode.
i Press Stop/Exit. Set the date and time To confirm the current date and time, print 11 out the User Settings report. (See Printing Reports in Chapter 10 of the User's Guide.) The machine displays the time, and if you set up the station ID the date and time will be added to each fax you send. a Press MENU. b Press a or b to display Initial Setup. c Press Initial Setup. d Press Date&Time. e Enter the last two digits of the year on the Touchscreen, and then press OK. D Date&T ate&Time ime Y
Set your station ID Set tone or pulse dialing mode 12 13 You should store your name and fax number to be Your machine comes set for Tone dialing service. If printed on all fax pages that you send. you have Pulse dialing service (rotary), you need to change the dialing mode. a Press MENU. a Press MENU. b Press a or b to display Initial Setup. b Press a or b to display Initial Setup. c Press Initial Setup. c Press Initial Setup. d Press Station ID. d Press a or b to display Tone/Pulse. e Enter
d Enter the toll-free fax number: 1-877-268-9575. Send in the Product Registration and Test e Press Black Start. 15 Sheet (USA only) Note You will receive a confirmation fax of your Product You can also register your product online using the Registration. On-Line Registration link from the installation CD-ROM or visit http://www.brother.com/registration/. For MFC-790CW: Now go to a Fill out the Product Registration and Test Sheet. Go to page 15 For MFC-990CW: Now go to To set up the cor
Set up the cordless handset (MFC-990CW only) Install the battery Charge the battery 16 17 a Insert the connector a of the battery b in the a Place the cordless handset on the cradle with direction shown below. the dial pad facing forward. 2 1 Note b Place the battery in the position shown. If your battery charge level is getting low, you should charge the battery. You can see the battery charge level indicator at the bottom right of the LCD. Set your country on the cordless handset 18 The
Choose your language Position the antenna on on the cordless handset the base unit 19 21 (Canada only) a Move the antenna to the up position as shown below. You can change the LCD language. a Press Menu/OK. b Press a or b to choose Select Language. Press Menu/OK. c Press a or b to choose your language. Press Menu/OK. d Press . Note After replacement of the battery in the cordless handset, you should set the date and time. (See Note Date and Time in the Digital Cordless Handset User’s Guid
® ® ® ® Windows Macintosh Windows Macintosh Wireless Network USB Wired Network Choose your connection type 22 For USB interface cable ® Windows , go to page 16 ® Macintosh , go to page 20 For Wired Network ® Windows , go to page 23 ® Macintosh , go to page 28 For Wireless Network ® ® Windows and Macintosh , go to page 32 15
® USB Windows For USB Interface Users ® (For Windows 2000 Professional/XP/XP Professional x64 Edition/ ® Windows Vista ) Before you install Install MFL-Pro Suite 23 24 a Make sure that your computer is ON and you a Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM are logged on with Administrator rights. drive. If the model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen Important appears, choose your language. • DO NOT connect the USB cable yet. • If there are any programs running,
® ® Windows Macintosh USB ® USB Windows f Choose Local Connection, and then click Note Next. The installation continues. • If this screen appears, click OK and restart your computer. • If the installation does not continue automatically, open the main menu again by ejecting and then reinserting the CD-ROM or double-click the start.exe program from the g When this screen appears, go to the next step. root folder, and continue fromb to install MFL- Pro Suite. ® • For Windows Vista , when the
® USB Windows c Carefully route the USB cable through the trench and out the back of the machine as Connect the USB cable shown below and connect the cable to your 25 computer. Important • DO NOT connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub. • Connect the machine directly to your computer. a Using both hands, use the plastic tabs on both sides of the machine to lift the scanner cover until it locks securely into the open position. Important Make sure that the
® ® Windows Macintosh USB ® USB Windows Connect the power cord Finish and restart 26 27 a Connect the power cord. a Click Finish to restart your computer. The installation will continue automatically. After restarting the computer, you must be logged on with Administrator rights. The installation screens appear one after another. Note If an error message appears during the software Important installation, run the Installation Diagnostics located in Start/All Programs/Brother/ DO NOT cancel
® USB Macintosh ® For USB Interface Users (For Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater) b Connect the USB cable to the USB socket marked with a symbol. You will find the Before you install USB socket inside the machine on the right as 23 shown below. a Make sure your machine is connected to the ® power and your Macintosh is ON. You must LAN USB be logged on with Administrator rights. Important ® • For Mac OS X 10.2.0 to 10.2.3 users, ® upgrade to Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater. (For ® the latest informati
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