DCP-1400
Quick Setup Guide
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THANK YOU!
CONGRATULATIONS ON PURCHASING THE ULTIMATE BROTHER
MACHINE. WE ARE SURE YOU WILL BE THRILLED WITH THE
CONVENIENT WAY YOUR NEW MACHINE PERFORMS SO MANY
TASKS WITH DAZZLING RESULTS!
Packing List
Make sure you have the following items:
Filter Core
For USB Cable
Cable Tie
Drum Unit Assembly
(With free Standard
Toner Cartridge – up
to 3,000 pages)
Bi-directional
Parallel Cable
Follow these simple instructions in numerical order.
CD-ROM
If you cannot solve a problem:
Refer to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Brother World
Wide Web;
URL:
Power Cord
http://solutions.brother.com
Paper Cassette
Call Brother Customer Service at;
USA:
1-800-284-4329 (9AM-5PM EST)
1-800-284-3238
(TTY service for the hearing impaired)
In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER (8AM-8PM EST)
1-514-685-6464 (in Montreal)
Some illustrations are based on DCP-1400.
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Software License
Agreement
Owner’s Manual
Quick Setup
Guide
Accessory
Order Form
Warranty
Registration
Keep the packing materials for possible future transport. If you do not pack the machine properly, you may
void your warranty.
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Install the Drum Unit
A. Unpack the drum unit assembly, including the toner
cartridge, and gently rock it from side to side five
or six times to distribute the toner evenly inside the
cartridge.
C. Open the front cover of the machine.
Release the Scanner
Lock
Push the lever up to unlock the scanner. (The blue
Scanner Lock Lever is on the back left under side of the
scanner cover.)
To prevent damage to the drum, do not expose it to
light for longer than a few minutes.
Scanner Lock Lever
D. Insert the drum unit assembly into the machine.
Lock
B. Remove the protective part.
Unlock
If CHECK SCAN LOCK appears on the LCD,
immediately release the scanner lock and press Stop.
E. Close the front cover.
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If You Have the
Optional Paper
Cassette #2,
Connect it
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Load Paper
A. Pull the paper cassette completely out of the machine.
B. Slide the paper width and length adjusters of paper cassette for
the paper size you want.
Install Power Cord
Turn the Power Switch OFF.
Do Not connect the Parallel or USB Cable.
A. Carefully pick up the machine and
place it on top of Paper Cassette
#2.
B. Plug the modular cable from
Cassette #2 into the modular jack
on the Brother machine.
To select which cassette will be
used for printing, see Chapter 4 in
Owner’s Manual in CD-ROM.
If you move the machine after
connecting Cassette #2, be sure to
carefully lift Cassette #2 with the
machine because they are not
attached.
Power Cord
C. Load paper in the paper cassette. Press down the paper to flatten
in all four corners, keeping the paper level below the guide.
Maximum Paper Height Guide
D. Slide the paper cassette into the machine until it locks into place.
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version A
Setting Up the DCP and PC to Work Together
Before You begin
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You must set up the hardware and install the driver before you can use your DCP as a printer and scanner with your applications.
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Please see the README.WRI file in the root directory of the CD-ROM for last-minute important installation and troubleshooting information.
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A bi-directional parallel cable is included. If you plan to use the USB connection instead, you must purchase a USB cable before beginning setup.
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If you have any problem for installation, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com
Use only a shielded parallel interface cable that is IEEE 1284-compliant and/or a USB cable that is no more than 6 feet long (1.8 meters).
Follow the instructions in this guide for your operating system and interface.
For Windows® 95/98/98SE/Me/2000 Users
Step 1.
Unplug the DCP from the AC outlet and disconnect your DCP from your computer
if you already connected an interface cable.
Step 2.
Turn on your computer.
For Windows® 2000 Professional, you must be logged on as the Administrator.
Step 3.
Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen appears,
click on your model name. The CD-ROM main menu will appear.
If the CD-ROM does NOT start automatically, open the executible program file
on the CD-ROM from the root directory of your computer.
1.
Click Install Software.
2.
Click Multi-Function Link® Pro Suite
in Main Application. *1
3.
Click Install.
4.
The InstallShield Wizard Setup
window will appear briefly, followed by
the PaperPort® Setup window. Click
Yes.
5.
When the PaperPort® Setup window
displays your Name and Company,
either change or accept them, and then
click Next.
6.
When the Choose Destination Location
window displays the path where the
PaperPort® files will be installed, either
change or accept, and then click Next.
7.
When Register Today screen appears,
click Next. This is registration for Paper
Port®. Follow the instructions.
8.
When the Brother MFL Pro Suite
Installation window appears, click
Next to begin installing the MultiFunction Link® Pro Suite. *2
For Parallel
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For USB
9.
When the Setup Type window appears,
select Standard, and then click Next.
The application files will be copied to
your computer.
10. The Connect Cable window will appear.
*1 Multi-Function Link® Pro Suite includes Printer Driver, Scanner Driver, *2 If an error message appears during the installation *3 Even if you select NO, later you will be able to
process, or you have previously installed MFL Pro
launch the Brother Control Center to use the
ScanSoft ™ PaperPort ®, ScanSoft ™Text Bridge®, and True Type fonts.
Suite, you will first have to uninstall it. From the
Scan keys. See AutoLoad the Brother Control
PaperPort® is a document management application for viewing scanned
Start menu, select Programs, Brother, Brother
documents. ScanSoft™ TextBridge®, which is integrated into PaperPort®, is
Center , Chapter 9 in the On-Line
an OCR application that converts an image into text and inserts it into your
MFL Pro Suite, Uninstall, and then follow the
Documentation (Owner’s Manual) on the CDdefault word processor.
instructions on the screen.
ROM.
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For USB interface cable users
For Parallel interface cable users
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Step 4.
A.
B.
Connect the DCP to your PC with Parallel Cable.
Connect the parallel interface cable to the parallel interface port of the DCP and secure the wire clips.
Connect the interface cable to the printer port of the computer and secure it with the two screws. For the location of your
computer’s parallel printer port, see the User’s Guide for your computer.
Step 5.
Turn on the DCP by plugging in the power cord.
Step 6.
The installation of the Brother driver will automatically start.
Follow the instructions on the screen. If the CD-ROM does NOT
start automatically, open the executible program file on the
CD-ROM from the root directory of your computer.
( For Windows® 95/98/98SE/Me Users )
1.
In the Connect Cable window,
click Next.
3.
Click Yes to have the Control
Center loaded each time
Windows ® is star ted. The
Control Center will appear as an
icon in the task tray. If you click
No the Scan keys on the DCP
will be disabled. *3
2.
( For Windows® 2000 Professional User )
When the above screen appears,
click Finish and wait as the PC
restarts Windows® and continues
the installation.
1.
In the Connect Cable window,
click Next.
2.
When the above screen appears,
Click Finish and wait as the PC
restarts Windows® and continues
the installation.
3.
When the Digital Signature Not
Found dialog boxes appear, click
Yes to install the driver.
4.
Click Yes to have the Control
Center loaded each time Windows®
is started. The Control Center will
appear as an icon in the task tray.
If you click No the Scan keys on
the DCP will be disabled. *3
The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
Step 4.
Turn on the DCP by plugging in the power cord.
Step 5.
Connect the DCP to your PC with the USB cable
(it will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear).
Step 6.
The installation of the Brother driver will automatically start.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
( For Windows® 98/98SE/Me Users )
( For Windows® 2000 Users )
1.
In the Add Printer Wizard
window, select BRUSB: USB
Printer Port, and then click
Next.
2.
Accept the default Printer
name by selecting Yes, and
then click Next.
3.
Select Yes (recommended),
and then click Finish. A test
page will be printed so you can
check the print quality.
1.
When the Digital Signature Not
Found dialog boxes appear, click
Yes to install the driver.
4.
If the test page is printed
correctly, click Yes.
If you click No, follow the
prompts on the screen to
correct the problem.
5.
Select Yes to restar t your
computer, and then click
Finish.
6.
Click Yes to have the Control
Center loaded each time
Windows ® is star ted. The
Control Center will appear as
an icon in the task tray. If you
click No the Scan keys on the
DCP will be disabled. *3
2.
Select Finish to restart your
computer.
3.
Click Yes to have the Control
Center loaded each time
Windows® is started. The Control
Center will appear as an icon in
the task tray. If you click No the
Scan keys on the DCP will be
disabled. *3
The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
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The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
For Windows NT® Workstation Version 4.0 Users
Step 1.
Check that your computer is
turned on.
You must be logged on as the Administrator.
Step 2.
A.
B.
Step 3.
Turn on the DCP by plugging in
the power cord.
Step 4.
Insert the CD-ROM into the
CD-ROM drive. Then, follow the
instructions on the screen.
Connect the DCP to your PC
with the Parallel Cable.
(Same step as for Windows® 95/98/98SE/Me/2000 Users Step 3. , 1 to 9)
Connect the parallel interface cable to the parallel interface port of the DCP and
secure the wire clips.
Connect the interface cable to the printer port of the computer and secure it with
the two screws. For the location of your computer’s parallel printer port, see the
User’s Guide for your computer.
10. Select Yes to restart your computer, and
then click Finish.
11. Click
Yes to have the Control Center
loaded each time Windows is started.
The Control Center will appear as an
icon in the task bar. If you click No, the
Scan keys on the DCP will be disabled.*3
The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
For Apple® Macintosh®
Step 1.
QuickDraw® Driver for OS 8.6/9.0/9.0.4/9.1/9.2 Users
Make sure your DCP power cord
is unplugged and your Macintosh
is turned on.
Step 4.
Connect the DCP to your Macintosh
with the USB cable, and then turn
on the DCP by
plugging in the
power cord.
Step 5.
Select the Printer.
Make sure you do NOT connect your DCP to your Macintosh
Step 2.
Insert the CD-ROM into your
CD-ROM drive.
Installing MFL Pro Driver
1.
Step 3.
When the window appears, double-click
MFL-PRO Suite Driver Installer to
install the printer and scanner drivers.
After the installation is completed, the
screen prompts you to restart your
Macintosh.
1.
2.
Restart your Macintosh so it can
recognize the new driver.
Step 6.
From the Apple menu, open the Chooser.
Click to highlight the printer driver icon
you installed. On the right side of the
Chooser, select the printer to which you
want to print. Close the Chooser.
Install Paper Port.
1.
2.
Double-click the PaperPort®5.5 Installer. *1
Follow the instructions on the screen.
The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been
installed and the installation is now complete.
What is included on the CD-ROM
Windows
You can get a variety of
information from this
CD-ROM
®
(For Windows )
Macintosh
Install Software
You can install printer, scanner drivers and the various utility items,
including PaperPort® and TextBridge® OCR.
On-Line Registration
You will be pointed to a directory on the Brother Product Registration
Web page.
On-Line Documentation
View the Owner’s Manual and other documentation.
Brother Support
Get all contact you need if you have to get in touch with our
Customer Service, or Brother Authorized Service Center.
Help
Helpful hints.
You can get a variety of
information from this
CD-ROM
(For Macintosh®)
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MFL Pro Driver Installer
You can install the printer, scanner drivers and the various utility
items.
PaperPort 5.5 Installer
You can install a document management application used to view
scanned documents.
ReadMe!
You can get important information and troubleshooting tips.
Documentation
View the Owner’s Manual and other documentations.