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Before you can use the MFC, you must set up the hardware and install the driver.
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Setting Up the Machine
Installing the Driver & Software
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■ Getting Started Carton Components 8 MFC 1 7 Quick Setup Guide 2 3 6 5 4 CD-ROMs ® For Windows ® For Macintosh 1. Control Panel 4. Paper Tray 2. Face-down Output Tray Support 5. Front Cover Flap with Extension 6. Power Switch 3. (For MFC-8440) Manual Feed Tray 7. Document Cover (For MFC-8840D) Multi-purpose 8. Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Tray (MP Tray) User’s Guide ADF Support Drum Unit Assembly AC Power Cord Telephone (including Toner Cartridge) Line Cord Carton components may differ from
Control Panel MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D have similar control panel keys. 1 5679 8 1011 23 4 12 1. One Touch keys 5. Print keys 9. Copy keys (Temporary Settings) 2. Shift 6. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) 10. Dial Pad 3. Fax and telephone keys 7. 5-Line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) 11. Stop/Exit 4. Mode keys 8. Navigation keys 12. Start For the details of the control panel, see "Control panel overview" in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide. Warning When you move the MFC, grasp the side handholds that
Table of Contents Step 1 Setting Up the Machine 1. Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support ....................................2 2. Install the Drum Unit Assembly........................................................................2 3. Load Paper in the Paper Tray ...........................................................................3 4. Release the Scanner Lock.................................................................................4 5. Install Power Cord and Phone Lin
Setting Up the Machine Step 1 4 Close the ADF cover. Install the Automatic 1 Document Feed (ADF) Support Do NOT connect the interface cable. Connecting the interface cable is done when installing the driver. Install the Drum Unit 2 Assembly 1 Open the front cover by pressing the front 1 Open the ADF cover. cover release button. ADF Cover 2 Insert the tabs of ADF support into the holes of the ADF one side at a time. Front Cover Release Button Tab Hole Front Cover Tab ADF support 3 Push A
3 Rock it from side to side several times to Load Paper in the Paper distribute the toner evenly inside the 3 Tray assembly. 1 Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. 4 Push the drum unit assembly into the machine (until it snaps into place). 2 While pressing the paper guide release lever, slide the adjusters to fit the paper size. Check that the guides are firmly in the slots on the tray. Paper Guide Release Lever 5 Close the front cover of the machine. For Legal size paper,
Setting Up the Machine Step 1 3 Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper Release the Scanner jams and misfeeds. 4 Lock 1 Push the lever up to unlock the scanner. (The gray scanner lock lever is located at the back left under side of the document cover.) Scanner Lock Lever 4 Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark. Up to here. 5 Put the paper tray firmly back in the machine and unfold the support flap before you use the mach
If you are sharing one phone line with an Install Power Cord and external telephone, connect it as shown 5 below. Phone Line Do not connect the Parallel or USB Extension cable yet. Telephone External 1 Make sure that the power switch is off. Telephone Connect the AC power cord to the machine. (Example for the U.K.) If you are sharing one phone line with an external telephone answering device, connect it as shown below. Please set the receive mode to External TAD. For more details, see “Co
Setting Up the Machine Step 1 MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D have similar control panel keys. Set Dial pad Stop/Exit Menu 6 Selecting a Receive Mode Choose the Receive mode which best suits your Are you connecting an external telephone or external needs. telephone answering device to the MFC? Yes No 1 Press the Menu key. Are you using the voice message Fax Only 2Press key. function of your external telephone answering device? 3Press key. The MFC automatically No answers every call as a 4 Press
7 Setting the Date and Time The MFC displays the date and time, and prints it on 6 Enter the two digits for the day on the dial every fax you send. pad, and then press the Set key. Press the Menu key. 1 02.Date/Time Press the key. 2 XX/03/2003 Press the key. 3 Day:01 Enter the last two digits of the year on the 4 dial pad, and then press the Set key. Enter & Set Key 02.Date/Time (e.g. Enter 0, 1.) Enter the time in 24-hour format on the dial 7 pad, and then press the Set key. Year:2003 02.D
Setting Up the Machine Step 1 MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D have similar control panel keys. Set Dial pad Stop/Exit Menu 8 Setting Your Station ID You should store your name and fax number to be 6 Use the dial pad to enter your name (up to printed on all fax pages that you send. 20 characters), and then press the Set key. 1 Press the Menu key. 03.Station ID Fax:+44XXXXXXXX 2 Press the key. Tel:+44XXXXXXXX Name:_ 3 Press the key. Enter & Set Key 4 Enter your fax number (up to 20 digits) on the dia
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 Supplied CD-ROM (MFL-Pro Suite) You can find a variety of information on the CD-ROM. Install Software You can install printer, PC-FAX Send/Receive, scanner drivers and the various utility items, including ® ® PaperPort and TextBridge OCR. On-Line Registration You will be pointed to the Brother Product Registration Web Page for quick registration of your MFC (Internet access required). Documentation View the User’s Guide and other documentation in P
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. USB Interface Cable Users.................................. Go to page 11 ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Parallel Interface Cable Users............................. Go to page 23 ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) ® Windows NT Workstation Version 4.0 Users... Go to page 34 (For Parallel Interface Cable Users) Network Interface Cable Users .....
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 8. Switch off and unplug the MFC from the AC Click MFL-Pro Suite in Main Application. 1 5 outlet and disconnect it from your computer, if you already connected an interface cable. MFL-Pro Suite includes Printer Driver, ® ® Scanner Driver, ScanSoft PaperPort , ® ® ScanSoft Tex
Step 2 ® ® When the PaperPort 8.0 SE Setup window When the ScanSoft Registration screen is 7 A is displayed, click Next. displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. ® 8 After reading and accepting the ScanSoft B Click Finish to complete installation. License Agreement, enter your user information and click Next. 9 Select Typical and click Next. C When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Installation window appears, click Next. ® 0 Click Install and PaperPort will start insta
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) When the Brother Software License D Agreement window appears, click Yes. ® Windows 98/98SE/Me Users ➝ Go to page 14 ® Windows 2000 Professional Users ➝ Go to page 16 ® Windows XP Users E Select Local Interface, and then click Next. ➝ Go to page 20 F Select Standard, and then click Next. The application files will be copied and installed to your computer. If you want to inst
Step 2 ® For Windows 98/98SE/Me Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in 1 to F on pages 11 - 13. G When this screen appears, connect the H Select BRUSB: USB Printer Port, and then USB interface cable to your PC, and then click Next. connect it to the MFC. Turn on the MFC by plugging in the power cord. Turn the power switch on. I Accept the default Printer name by selecting Yes, and then click Next. J Select Yes (recommended), and then click Finish. A test page will be prin
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) K If the test page is printed correctly, click N Click Finish to restart your computer. Yes. If you click No, follow the prompts on the screen to correct the problem. If the README.WRI file shown in Step 22 O After the computer restarts, click Yes to appears, close the README,WRI file and have the Control Center load each time ® then click Finish after printing the test pag
® For Windows 2000 Professional Users Only Make sure that you followed the instructions in 1 to F on pages 11 - 13. G When this screen appears, connect the I The README.WRI file will be displayed. USB interface cable to your PC, and then Please read this file for troubleshooting connect it to the MFC. information and then close the file to Turn on the MFC by plugging in the power continue installation. cord. Turn the power switch on. J Check the Run On-Line Registration and then click Next.
Installing the Driver & Software Step 2 For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) L After the computer restarts, click Yes to Brother Native driver Installation have the Control Center load each time ® M Click Start and select Settings and then Windows is started. The Control Center Printers. Click on Add a printer and the will appear as an icon in the task tray. Add Printer Wizard will start. If you click No the Scan keys on the MFC When this screen app
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