Brother HL-2700CN User`s guide

Brother Laser Printer
HL-2700CN series
User's Guide
For visually-impaired users
You can read this manual with Screen Reader ‘text-to-speech’
software.
You must set up the hardware and install the driver before you can use the printer.
Please use the Quick Setup Guide to set up the printer. You can find a printed copy in the box or view
it on the CD-ROM we have supplied.
Please read this User’s Guide thoroughly before you use the printer. Keep the CD-ROM in a
convenient place so you can use it quickly if you need to.
Please visit our web site at http://solutions.brother.com where you can get answers to Frequently
Asked Questions (FAQs), Product Support and Technical Questions, and the latest Driver Updates
and Utilities.
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Definitions of warnings, cautions, and notes
We use the following terms throughout this User’s Guide:
You must follow these warnings to prevent possible personal injury.
You must follow these instructions to make sure you use the printer properly and do not damage it.
Remember these useful tips when you use the printer.
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To use the printer safely
The fusing unit becomes extremely hot during operation. Wait until it has cooled down sufficiently
before replacing consumable items.
The fusing unit is marked with the caution label. Please do NOT take off or damage the label.
There are high voltage electrodes inside the printer. Before you clean the printer, clear a paper jam
or replace parts, make sure you have turned off the power switch and unplugged the printer from
the AC power outlet/socket.
Do not handle the plug with wet hands - this constitutes an electric shock hazard.
This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 31.5 kg (69.4 lb). When you move or lift this printer,
make sure at least two people lift it together. Be careful not to trap your fingers when you set the
machine back down.
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If the printer becomes hot, blows smoke, or generates obscure odor, immediately turn off the power
switch and unplug the printer from the AC power outlet/socket. Call your dealer or Brother
Customer Service.
If metal objects, water or other liquids get inside the printer, immediately turn off the power switch
and unplug the printer from the AC power outlet/socket. Call your dealer or Brother Customer
Service.
Do not put consumable items such as the toner cartridges and the waste toner pack into a fire.
Some consumable items can be flammable under certain conditions.
Do not look directly at the laser beam light. It might cause damage to your eyesight. Do not remove
or break open the printer's safety interlocks.
Do not run the printer with the top cover, front cover and back covers open and the interlocks
removed.
Do not place any items on the printer.
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Printer do’s and don’ts for optimum print quality
Before you move or lift the printer, remove the toner cartridges, waste toner pack and fusing unit
to avoid spills. Be sure to keep the printer as level as possible. Damage caused by failure to remove
the supplies may void your warranty.
Do not touch the rollers of the fusing unit. This can degrade print quality.
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IMPORTANT: For technical and operational help, you must call the country where you bought the
printer. Calls must be made from within that country.
Register your product
By registering your product with Brother International Corporation, you will be recorded as the original
owner of the product.
Your registration with Brother:
■ may serve as a confirmation of the purchase date of your product should you lose your receipt;
■ may support an insurance claim by you in the event of product loss covered by insurance; and,
■ will help us notify you of enhancements to your product and special offers.
Please complete the Brother Warranty Registration or, for your convenience and most efficient way to
register your new product, register on-line at
http://www.brother.com/registration/
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your Printer needs. You can download the
latest software and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips, and go to the ‘Solutions’ section to learn
how to get the most from your Brother product.
http://solutions.brother.com
You can check here for the Brother driver updates.
Customer Service
In USA:
1-877-284-3238
In Canada: 1-877-BROTHER
In Europe: Visit www.brother.com for contact information on your local Brother office.
If you have comments or suggestions, please write us at:
In USA:
Printer Customer Support
Brother International Corporation
15 Musick
Irvine, CA 92618
In Canada: Brother International Corporation (Canada), Ltd.
- Marketing Dept.
1, rue Hotel de Ville
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, PQ, Canada H9B 3H6
Service center locator (USA only)
For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-800-284-4357.
Service center locations (Canada only)
For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER
Service center locations (Europe)
For service centres in Europe, contact your local Brother Office. Address and telephone contact
information for European offices can be found at www.brother.com and selecting your country from the
pull down list.
Brother fax back system (USA only)
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Brother has installed an easy to use fax back system so you can get instant answers to common
technical questions and product information. This is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can
use the system to send the information to any fax machine.
Call the number below and follow the recorded instructions to receive a fax about how to use the system
and an index of fax back subjects.
In USA only:1-800-521-2846
Internet Addresses
Brother Global Web Site: http://www.brother.com
For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Product Support and Technical Questions, and Driver
Updates and Utilities: http://solutions.brother.com
(In USA Only) For Brother Accessories & Supplies: http://www.brothermall.com
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Important information: Regulations
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of
Conformity (For USA)
Responsible Party:
Brother International Corporation
100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard
P.O. Box 6911
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911
USA
Telephone: (908) 704-1700
declares, that the products
Product name:
Model number:
Product options:
Laser Printer HL-2700CN
HL-2700CN
All
complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Call the dealer, Brother Customer Service, or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Important
A shielded interface cable should be used to ensure compliance with the limits for a Class B digital
device.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
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Industry Canada Compliance Statement (For Canada)
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Radio interference (220 to 240 volt model only)
This printer follows EN55022 (CISPR Publication 22)/Class B.
Before you use this product, make sure that you use a double-shielded interface cable with twisted-pair
conductors and that it is marked “IEEE1284 compliant”. The cable must not be more than 2 metres long.
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International ENERGY STAR® Compliance Statement
The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR® Program is to promote the development and
popularization of energy-efficient office equipment.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY
STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
Laser Safety (100 to 120 volt model only)
This printer is certified as a Class I laser product under the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard according to the Radiation Control for Health and
Safety Act of 1968. This means that the printer does not produce hazardous laser radiation.
Since radiation emitted inside the printer is completely confined within protective housings and external
covers, the laser beam cannot escape from the machine during any phase of user operation.
FDA Regulations (100 to 120 volt model only)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented regulations for laser products manufactured
on and after August 2, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States. One
of the following labels on the back of the printer indicates compliance with the FDA regulations and must
be attached to laser products marketed in the United States.
MANUFACTURED:
Brother Industries, Ltd.,
15-1 Naeshiro-cho Mizuho-ku Nagoya, 467-8561 Japan
This product complies with FDA radiation performance standards, 21 CFR subchapter J.
Caution:
Use of controls, adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified this User’s
Guide may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
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IEC 60825 specification (220 to 240 volt model only)
This printer is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC 60825 specifications. The label shown below is
attached in countries where it is needed.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
APPAREIL À LASER DE CLASSE 1
LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT
This printer has a Class 3B laser diode which produces invisible laser radiation in the scanner unit. You
should not open the scanner unit under any circumstances.
Caution:
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified in this User’s
Guide may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
The following caution label is attached on the cover of the scanner unit.
CAUTION -
CLASS 3B INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN,
AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
VORSICHT -
UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG DER KLASSE 3B,
WENN GEÖFFNET. NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN.
PRÉCAUTION - RAYONLASER INVISIBLE DE CLASSE 3B LORS DE
L’OUVERTURE. EVITER TOUTE EXPOSITION DIRECTE.
ATENÇÃO -
RADIAÇÃOLASER INVISÍVEL AO ABRIR EVITE A
EXPOSIÇÃO AO DIRETA AO FEIXE.
MAS
5mW
780nm-800nm
For Finland and Sweden
LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE
KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT
Varoitus!
Laitteen käyttäminen muulla kuin tässä käyttöohjeessa mainitulla tavalla saattaa altistaa käyttäjän
turvallisuusluokan 1 ylittävälle näkymättömälle lasersäteilylle.
Varning
Om apparaten används på annat sätt än i denna Bruksanvisning specificerats, kan användaren
utsättas för osynlig laserstrålning, som överskrider gränsen för laserklass 1.
Internal laser radiation
Maximum radiation power:
Wave length:
Laser class:
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5 mW
780 - 800 nm
Class IIIb (Accordance with 21 CFR Part 1040.10)
Class 3B (Accordance with IEC 60825)
IMPORTANT - For Your Safety
To ensure safe operation the supplied three-pin plug must be inserted only into a standard three-pin
power outlet that is properly grounded through the standard electrical wiring.
Extension cords used with this printer must be three-pin plug type and correctly wired to provide proper
grounding. Incorrectly wired extension cords may cause personal injury and equipment damage.
The fact that the equipment operates satisfactorily does not imply that the power is grounded and that
the installation is completely safe. For your safety, if in any doubt about the effective grounding of the
power, call a qualified electrician.
This product should be connected to an AC power source within the range indicated on the rating label.
Do NOT connect it to a DC power source. If you are not sure, contact a qualified electrician.
Disconnect device
You must install this printer near a power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of an emergency, you
must disconnect the power cord from the power outlet to shut off the power completely.
Caution for LAN connection
Connect this product to a LAN connection that is not subjected to overvoltages.
IT power system (For Norway only)
This product is also designed for an IT power system with phase-to-phase voltage 230V.
Geräuschemission / Acoustic noise emission (for Germany only)
Lpa < 70 dB (A) DIN 45635-19-01-KL2
Wiring information (for UK)
Important
If you need to replace the plug fuse, fit a fuse that is approved by ASTA to BS1362 with the same rating
as the original fuse.
Always replace the fuse cover. Never use a plug that does not have a cover.
Warning - This printer must be earthed.
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in line with the following code:
Green and Yellow: Earth
Blue: Neutral
Brown: Live
If in any doubt, call a qualified electrician.
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Trademarks
The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd.
Apple, the Apple Logo, and Macintosh® are registered trademarks in the United States and other
countries, and TrueType is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
Epson is a registered trademark and FX-80 and FX-850 are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation.
Hewlett Packard is a registered trademark and HP LaserJet 6P, 6L, 5P, 5L, 4, 4L 4P, III, IIIP, II, and IIP
are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company.
IBM, IBM PC, and Proprinter are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.
Microsoft, MS-DOS, Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in
the U.S. and other countries.
PostScript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark.
All other terms and brand and product names mentioned in this User’s Guide are registered trademarks
of their respective companies.
Compilation and Publication Notice
Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering
the latest product’s descriptions and specifications.
The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained
herein and shall not be responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on
the materials presented, including but not limited to typographical and other errors relating to the
publication.
This printer contains UFST and Micro Type from Monotype Imaging Inc.
©2003 Brother Industries Ltd.
Shipment of the Printer
If for any reason you must ship your Printer, carefully package the Printer to avoid any damage during
transit. It is recommended that you save and use the original packaging. The Printer should also be
adequately insured with the carrier.
See Shipping the printer on page 5-28
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“EC” Declaration of Conformity
Manufacturer
Brother Industries Ltd.,
15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku,
Nagoya 467-8561, Japan
Herewith declare that:
Products description
Product Name
: Laser Printer
: HL-2700CN
is in conformity with provisions of the Directives applied: Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC (as amended
by 93/68/EEC) and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC (as amended by
91/263/EEC and 92/31/EEC and 93/68/EEC).
Standards applied:
Harmonized:
Safety
: EN60950:2000
EMC
: EN55022:1998 + A1:2000 Class B
EN55024:1998
EN61000-3-2:1995 + A14:2000
EN61000-3-3:1995
Year in which CE marking was First affixed: 2003
Issued by
: Brother Industries, Ltd.
Date
: 15th May, 2003
Place
: Nagoya, Japan
Signature
:
Takashi Maeda
Manager
Quality Management Group
Quality Management Dept.
Information & Document Company
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Table of Contents
Definitions of warnings, cautions, and notes ...............................................................................i
To use the printer safely .............................................................................................................ii
Printer do’s and don’ts for optimum print quality .......................................................................iv
Important information: Regulations ................................................................................................. vii
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of Conformity (For USA) ............... vii
Industry Canada Compliance Statement (For Canada) .......................................................... viii
Radio interference (220 to 240 volt model only) ...................................................................... viii
International ENERGY STAR® Compliance Statement .............................................................ix
Laser Safety (100 to 120 volt model only) .................................................................................ix
FDA Regulations (100 to 120 volt model only) ..........................................................................ix
IEC 60825 specification (220 to 240 volt model only) ................................................................x
IMPORTANT - For Your Safety .................................................................................................xi
Geräuschemission / Acoustic noise emission (for Germany only) ........................................xi
Wiring information (for UK) ....................................................................................................xi
Trademarks .................................................................................................................................... xii
Compilation and Publication Notice ................................................................................................ xii
Shipment of the Printer ......................................................................................................... xii
Table of Contents .......................................................................................................................... xiv
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About this printer .................................................................................................................................... 1-1
What is in the box? ....................................................................................................................... 1-1
Front view ............................................................................................................................... 1-3
Back view ............................................................................................................................... 1-4
Features ....................................................................................................................................... 1-5
2400 DPI class resolution ................................................................................................... 1-5
High speed and color laser printing .................................................................................... 1-5
Color Advanced Photoscale Technology (CAPT) .............................................................. 1-5
High Resolution Control (HRC) .......................................................................................... 1-5
Maintenance-free and economical toner cartridge ............................................................. 1-5
Universal paper tray ........................................................................................................... 1-5
Three interfaces ................................................................................................................. 1-5
Automatic Interface Selection ............................................................................................. 1-6
Five emulation modes ........................................................................................................ 1-6
Automatic Emulation Selection ........................................................................................... 1-6
Data compression technology ............................................................................................ 1-6
Fonts .................................................................................................................................. 1-6
Panel lock setting ............................................................................................................... 1-7
Power Save Mode .............................................................................................................. 1-7
Toner Save Mode ............................................................................................................... 1-7
Reprint setting .................................................................................................................... 1-7
Network .............................................................................................................................. 1-7
Positioning the printer ................................................................................................................... 1-8
Power Supply ......................................................................................................................... 1-8
Environment ........................................................................................................................... 1-8
What kind of paper can I use? .................................................................................................... 1-10
Type and size of paper ......................................................................................................... 1-10
Suitable paper specifications ............................................................................................ 1-10
Recommended paper ........................................................................................................... 1-12
Printable area ....................................................................................................................... 1-13
Portrait .............................................................................................................................. 1-13
Landscape ........................................................................................................................ 1-13
Guidelines for selecting paper .............................................................................................. 1-14
Envelopes ......................................................................................................................... 1-15
Labels and transparencies ............................................................................................... 1-17
Paper feed ............................................................................................................................ 1-18
Tray feed .......................................................................................................................... 1-18
Manual feed ...................................................................................................................... 1-19
Paper output ......................................................................................................................... 1-19
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Driver and software ................................................................................................................................ 2-1
Printer driver ................................................................................................................................. 2-1
For Windows® ......................................................................................................................... 2-2
Features in the PCL printer driver ...................................................................................... 2-2
Basic Tab ........................................................................................................................... 2-2
Advanced tab ..................................................................................................................... 2-3
Accessories tab .................................................................................................................. 2-8
Support Tab ........................................................................................................................ 2-9
Features in the PS printer driver ...................................................................................... 2-10
Ports tab ........................................................................................................................... 2-10
Device Settings tab .......................................................................................................... 2-11
Layout tab ......................................................................................................................... 2-12
Paper / Quality tab ............................................................................................................ 2-13
Advanced options ............................................................................................................. 2-14
For Macintosh® ..................................................................................................................... 2-16
Software ..................................................................................................................................... 2-18
Software for Networks .......................................................................................................... 2-18
BRAdmin Professional utility ............................................................................................ 2-18
Driver Deployment Wizard ............................................................................................... 2-18
Web BRAdmin .................................................................................................................. 2-18
Automatic Emulation Selection ............................................................................................. 2-19
Automatic Interface Selection ............................................................................................... 2-20
Printer settings ............................................................................................................................ 2-20
Factory settings .................................................................................................................... 2-20
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Control panel ........................................................................................................................................... 3-1
Control panel ................................................................................................................................ 3-1
Buttons ......................................................................................................................................... 3-2
Go button ................................................................................................................................ 3-3
Job Cancel button ................................................................................................................... 3-3
+ or - button ............................................................................................................................ 3-3
To move through menus in the LCD .................................................................................. 3-3
To enter numbers ............................................................................................................... 3-3
Set button ............................................................................................................................... 3-3
Back button ............................................................................................................................. 3-4
Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) ........................................................................................................ 3-5
Liquid crystal display (LCD) .......................................................................................................... 3-6
LCD messages ....................................................................................................................... 3-6
Printer status messages ..................................................................................................... 3-7
How to use the control panel ........................................................................................................ 3-7
Control panel LCD menu .............................................................................................................. 3-9
Set date and time ............................................................................................................. 3-19
Set IP address .................................................................................................................. 3-20
About emulation modes ........................................................................................................ 3-21
List of factory settings ........................................................................................................... 3-22
Network factory default setting ......................................................................................... 3-22
Reprint setting ...................................................................................................................... 3-26
Reprinting from RAM ........................................................................................................ 3-26
Reprinting the last job ....................................................................................................... 3-27
Printing PROOF data ....................................................................................................... 3-28
Printing PUBLIC data ....................................................................................................... 3-28
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Printing SECURE data ..................................................................................................... 3-29
When there is no reprint data in memory ......................................................................... 3-31
To delete the job ............................................................................................................... 3-31
To cancel the reprint job ................................................................................................... 3-31
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Options .................................................................................................................................................... 4-1
Optional accessories and supplies ............................................................................................... 4-1
Lower tray unit (LT-27CL) .................................................................................................. 4-1
Legal tray (LT-27LG) .......................................................................................................... 4-1
Duplex unit (DX-2700) ........................................................................................................ 4-1
CompactFlash® card .......................................................................................................... 4-1
SO-DIMM memory ............................................................................................................. 4-1
Optional fonts package ....................................................................................................... 4-1
Lower tray unit (LT-27CL) ............................................................................................................. 4-2
Putting paper in the lower tray unit ......................................................................................... 4-2
How to install the lower tray unit ............................................................................................. 4-2
Legal tray (LT-27LG) .................................................................................................................... 4-5
How to install the legal tray ..................................................................................................... 4-5
Duplex unit (DX-2700) .................................................................................................................. 4-7
How to install the duplex unit .................................................................................................. 4-7
Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper ................................................................ 4-10
Paper orientation for printing on both sides of the paper ................................................. 4-10
CompactFlash® card ................................................................................................................... 4-11
Inserting the CompactFlash® card ........................................................................................ 4-12
SO-DIMM .................................................................................................................................... 4-13
Installing additional memory ................................................................................................. 4-14
Optional fonts package ............................................................................................................... 4-16
Optional fonts package (BS-3000) ................................................................................... 4-16
Optional barcode fonts package (BT-1000) ..................................................................... 4-16
Selecting the optional fonts .................................................................................................. 4-16
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Routine maintenance .............................................................................................................................. 5-1
Replacing the consumable items .................................................................................................. 5-1
Toner cartridges ..................................................................................................................... 5-4
Toner nearly empty message ............................................................................................. 5-4
TONER EMPTY message .................................................................................................. 5-4
Replacing the toner cartridges ........................................................................................... 5-5
Waste toner pack .................................................................................................................... 5-8
Waste toner pack full message .......................................................................................... 5-8
Replacing the waste toner pack ......................................................................................... 5-9
OPC belt cartridge ................................................................................................................ 5-10
Replace OPC belt cartridge message .............................................................................. 5-10
......................................................................................................................................... 5-10
Replacing the OPC belt cartridge ..................................................................................... 5-10
Fusing unit ............................................................................................................................ 5-13
Replace fusing unit message ........................................................................................... 5-13
Replacing the fusing unit .................................................................................................. 5-14
120K kit ................................................................................................................................. 5-16
Replacing the transfer belt cleaner ................................................................................... 5-16
Replacing the transfer roller ............................................................................................. 5-18
Cleaning ..................................................................................................................................... 5-21
Cleaning the outside of the printer ........................................................................................ 5-22
Cleaning the inside of the printer .......................................................................................... 5-23
Shipping the printer .................................................................................................................... 5-28
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Troubleshooting ...................................................................................................................................... 6-1
LCD messages ............................................................................................................................. 6-1
Error messages ...................................................................................................................... 6-1
Maintenance messages .......................................................................................................... 6-3
Call service messages ............................................................................................................ 6-4
Paper jams and how to clear them ............................................................................................... 6-7
JAM A1 / JAM A2 (paper jam in the paper tray) ..................................................................... 6-8
JAM B (paper jam at the entrance to the fusing roller) ........................................................... 6-9
JAM C (paper jam where the paper comes out of the printer) .............................................. 6-11
JAM D (paper jam in the lower part of the duplex unit) ........................................................ 6-13
JAM E (paper jam in the upper part of the duplex unit) ........................................................ 6-14
Improving the print quality .......................................................................................................... 6-16
Q & A .......................................................................................................................................... 6-20
Setting up the printer hardware ............................................................................................ 6-20
Setting up the printer ............................................................................................................ 6-21
Paper handling ..................................................................................................................... 6-22
Printing ................................................................................................................................. 6-23
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Appendix ..................................................................................................................................................A-1
Printer specifications ....................................................................................................................A-1
Printing ...................................................................................................................................A-1
Features .................................................................................................................................A-2
Electrical and mechanical .......................................................................................................A-3
Paper specifications .....................................................................................................................A-4
Paper handling .......................................................................................................................A-4
Media specifications ...............................................................................................................A-4
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INDEX ........................................................................................................................................................ I-1
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1
About this printer
What is in the box?
This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 31.5 kg (69.4 lb). To prevent injuries when moving
or lifting this printer, make sure to use at least two people.
When you unpack the printer, check to see that you have all of the following parts:
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Figure 1-1
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Printer
Standard Paper Tray (pre-installed)
Quick Setup Guide*2
CD-ROM*2
Toner Cartridges*1 (pre-installed) (Black [TN04BK], Cyan [TN04C], Magenta [TN04M], Yellow
[TN04Y])
Waste Toner Pack (pre-installed) [WT-4CL]
AC Power Cord*2
OPC Belt Cartridge [OP-4CL]
Repacking kit*3
*1 The toner cartridges that come supplied with this printer, are starter toners.
Starter toners, are toner cartridges with up to half the life of the standard toner cartridge, 5000 pages (Black) and 3000 pages (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) at
approximately 5% print coverage (A4 or Letter size).
*2 In Europe these parts are in the Localization Kit.
*3 Repacking kit is to be used ONLY for moving or shipping the printer.Localization Kit.
1 - 1 ABOUT THIS PRINTER
Depending on the country you live in and the HL-2700CN series model bought, you may have
additional parts not listed above.
The OPC belt cartridge is packed inside a separate box as a starter kit. Wait to unpack the OPC
belt cartridge until immediately before you put it in the printer. Exposure to direct sunlight or room
light may damage the OPC belt cartridge.
We recommend keeping spares of the following consumable items at all times. When these are
exhausted, the printer may stop printing.
■ Toner cartridges (TN-04BK, TN-04C, TN-04M, TN-04Y)
■ Waste toner pack (WT-4CL)
■ OPC belt cartridge (OP-4CL)
Interface cable
■ An interface cable is not a standard accessory.
■ Some computers have a USB and a parallel port. Please buy the appropriate cable for the
interface you are going to to use.
■ Most parallel cables support bi-directional communication, but some might have an incompatible
pin assignment or may not be IEEE 1284 compliant.
■ It is recommended to use a parallel interface cable or USB interface cable that is no longer than
6 feet (2 meters).
■ When you use a USB cable, make sure it is a high-speed twisted cable (12 Mbps or 480 Mbps),
and that you connect it to the USB connector of your PC.
■ Please make sure that you use a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified cable if your computer uses a
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface.
■ Do not connect the USB cable to a non-powered hub or Mac® Keyboard.
Depending on the country where you bought the printer, the power cord may differ slightly from the
one shown in Figure 1-1.
ABOUT THIS PRINTER 1 - 2
Front view
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Figure 1-2
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Control Panel
Paper Stopper
Face-down Output Tray Extension
Front Cover
Paper Tray
Top Cover
Back Cover
Face-down Output Tray
Paper Support
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Back view
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Figure 1-3
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Duplex Upper Cover
Duplex Lower Cover
Duplex Cap
AC Power Connector
Power Switch
Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX Port
USB Interface Connector
Parallel Interface Connector
Card Slot (For optional CompactFlash® card)
Controller Board
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Features
This printer has the following standard features.
2400 DPI class resolution
This printer prints at a default resolution of 600 dots per inch (dpi). You can get a higher print quality,
equivalent to 2400 dpi class resolution by using Brother technologies: High Resolution Control (HRC)
and Color Advanced Photoscale Technology (CAPT).
High speed and color laser printing
You can print crisp images in brilliant 24-bit color.
This printer can print at speeds up to 29 pages per minute in monochrome mode and 8 pages per minute
in full color mode. The HL-2700CN controller uses a high speed 64-bit RISC microprocessor and special
hardware chips, to ensure fast print job processing.
Color Advanced Photoscale Technology (CAPT)
This printer can print graphics in 256 shades for each color in PCL6 emulation and BR-Script3, producing
nearly photographic quality. CAPT is most effective when printing photographic images.
High Resolution Control (HRC)
The High Resolution Control (HRC) technology gives you clear and crisp printouts and improves even
600-dpi resolution output. HRC is most effective when printing text.
Maintenance-free and economical toner cartridge
This printer uses four easy-to-replace toner cartridges. The toner cartridges can print up to 6,600 (Cyan,
Magenta and Yellow) and 10,000 (Black) single-sided pages at approximately 5% coverage.
Universal paper tray
This printer loads paper automatically from the paper tray. Since the paper tray is a universal type, a
number of different paper sizes (one paper size at a time) can be used. Even envelopes can be loaded
from the paper tray. For detailed paper specifications, see What kind of paper can I use? on page 1-10.
Three interfaces
This printer has a high speed, bi-directional parallel, a Hi-Speed USB 2.0, and an Ethernet
10/100BASE-TX interface.
If your application software supports the bi-directional parallel interface, you can monitor the printer
status. It is fully compatible with the industry-standard bi-directional parallel interface.
The Brother network board is factory installed in the HL-2700CN, which enables you to use this printer
in the TCP/IP, IPS/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC and NetBEUI environments. Also, many useful utilities,
such as BRAdmin Professional utility for the administrator and Brother network printing software, are
included in the CD-ROM supplied with the HL-2700CN printer. For setup, see the Network User's Guide,
which is provided on the CD-ROM.
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Automatic Interface Selection
This printer can automatically select the bi-directional parallel, USB or Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX
interface, depending on the interface port through which it receives data. With this feature, you can
connect the printer to more than one computer. See Automatic Interface Selection on page 2-20.
Five emulation modes
This printer can emulate PCL 5C and PCL 6 language printers, Brother BR-Script3 printers, HP-GL
plotter as well as EPSON FX-850 and IBM Proprinter XL printers (for monochrome printing only). You
can print with all application programs that support one of these printers. See About emulation modes
on page 3-21.
Automatic Emulation Selection
This printer can automatically select the printer emulation mode, depending on the print commands it
receives from the computer software. With this feature, many users can share the printer on a network.
See Automatic Emulation Selection on page 2-19.
Data compression technology
This printer can internally compress the received graphics and font data in its memory so it can print
larger graphics and more fonts without the need for additional memory.
Fonts
This printer has 66 scalable and 12 bitmapped fonts. The fonts that can be used vary according to the
selected emulation mode.
In PCL mode, you can also print the 13 kinds of bar codes listed below. In BR-Script mode, the printer
has 35 scalable fonts.
Bar code printing
This printer can print the following 13 types of bar codes:
■ Code 39
■ Interleaved 2 of 5
■ EAN-8
■ EAN-13
■ EAN- 128
■ Code 128
■ UPC-A
■ UPC-E
■ Codabar
■ FIM (US-PostNet)
■ Post Net (US-PostNet)
■ ISBN (EAN)
■ ISBN (UPC-E)
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Panel lock setting
If the panel button settings have been changed, the printer may not work as you expect. If you are an
administrator of this printer, you can lock your settings to prevent changes from being made. See SETUP
on page 3-12.
Power Save Mode
This printer has a power saving mode. Since laser printers consume power to keep the fixing assembly
at a high temperature, this feature can save electricity when the printer is on but not being used. The
factory setting of the power save mode is ON so that it complies with the new EPA Energy Star
specification.
Toner Save Mode
This printer has an economical toner save mode. By using this feature you can substantially reduce
operating costs and extend the life expectancy of the toner cartridges.
Reprint setting
The printer saves data that you want reprinted. You can reprint a document without sending the data
again from your PC. If you do not install a CompactFlash® card, you can reprint from RAM. See Reprint
setting on page 3-26.
When there is not enough memory to print the last job, you can reprint the last print page.
Network
Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX enables you to use the printer in the following environments:
(TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, NetBEUI)
Also, many useful utilities, such as BRAdmin Professional Utility, Driver Deployment Wizard and Web
BRAdmin software for the Network administrator, are included. For details of the utilities, see the
documentation included on the CD-ROM. See Software for Networks on page 2-18.
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Positioning the printer
Please read the following before you use the printer.
Power Supply
Use the printer within the recommended power range.
AC power:
Frequency:
±10% of the rated power voltage
50/60 Hz (120 V or 220-240 V)
The power cord, including extensions, should not exceed 5 meters (16½ feet).
Do not share the same power circuit with other high-power appliances, such as an air conditioner, copier,
shredder and so on. If you cannot avoid using the printer with these appliances, we recommend that you
use a voltage transformer or a high-frequency noise filter.
Use a voltage regulator if the power source is not stable.
Environment
■ Make sure that the power outlet/socket is near the printer and is easy to get to so that, if there is an
emergency, it can be easily unplugged.
■ Use the printer only within the following ranges of temperature and humidity:
Temperature:
Humidity:
10 °C to 32.5 °C (50 °F to 90.5 °F)
20% to 80% (without condensation)
■ Do not put the printer where the ventilation hole of the printer is blocked. Keep a gap of approximately
100 mm (4 in.) between the ventilation hole and the wall.
■ The printer should be used in a well-ventilated room.
■ Put the printer on a flat, horizontal surface.
■ Keep the printer clean. Do not put the printer in a dusty place.
■ Do not put the printer in direct sunlight. If you have to put it near a window, use a blind or a heavy
curtain to protect the printer from direct sunlight.
■ Do not put the printer near devices that contain magnets or generate magnetic fields.
■ Do not subject the printer to strong physical shocks or vibrations.
■ Do not expose the printer to open/naked flames or salty or corrosive gasses.
■ Do not put objects on top of the printer.
■ Do not put the printer near an air conditioner.
■ Keep the printer horizontal when you carry it.
■ Do not place anything on top of the power cord including this machine. Do not allow the power cord
to be stepped on.
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The following figure details the recommended area around the printer for proper ventilation, operation
and maintenance.
Back
35cm(14")
20cm(8")
Front
50cm(20")
70cm(28")
Figure 1-4
■ Make sure that there is enough space behind the printer so you can easily access the back cover
or duplex unit if a paper jam occurs.
■ Make sure the paper tray does not extend past the edge of the table where the printer is located.
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What kind of paper can I use?
Type and size of paper
The printer loads paper from the installed standard paper tray, optional lower tray, or the optional legal
tray.
Standard paper tray
Since the standard paper tray is a universal type, you can use any of the paper sizes (one paper size at
a time) listed in table 1 in Media type, paper size and number of sheets for paper source on page 1-11.
The tray can hold up to 250 sheets of paper (75 g/m2 or 20 lb) or up to 15 envelopes (paper can be loaded
up to the top line of the sliding guide).
Optional lower tray (LT-27CL)
The optional lower tray can hold up to 530 sheets of paper (75 g/m2 or 20 lb). The maximum capacity is
44 mm paper height.
Optional legal tray (LT-27LG)
The optional legal tray can hold up to 250 sheets of paper (75 g/m2 or 20 lb). If you want to print on legal
size paper, you must use this tray. You can use the optional legal tray as a standard paper tray (Tray 1).
See Legal tray (LT-27LG) on page 4-5.
The names for the paper trays in the printer driver and this Guide are as follows:
Tray and optional unit
Name
Standard paper tray
Optional legal tray
Tray 1
Optional lower tray
Tray 2
Optional duplex unit for duplex printing
DX
Suitable paper specifications
The following paper specifications are suitable for this printer.
Basis weight (g/m2)
75-90
Thickness (µm)
80-110
Roughness (sec.)
Higher than 20
Stiffness (cm
3/100)
90-150
Grain direction
Long grain
Volume resistivity (ohm)
10e9-10e11
Surface resistivity (ohm-cm) 10e10-10e12
Filler
CaCO3 (Neutral)
Ash content (wt%)
Below 23
Brightness (%)
Higher than 80
Opacity (%)
Higher than 85
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Table 1: Media type, paper size and number of sheets for paper source
Media type
Tray 1
Tray 2
DX
Select the Media type from the printer
driver
Plain paper or Thin paper
Plain paper
60 to 90 g/m2
(16 to 24 lb)
Thick paper
Thick paper or Thicker paper
90 to 210 g/m2
(24 to 55 lb)
90 to 105 g/m2
(24 to 28 lb)
90 to 105 g/m2
(24 to 28 lb)
Transparency
Transparencies
Up to 50 sheets
A4 or Letter
Labels
Thick paper
Envelopes
Envelopes
Envelopes - Thin
Envelopes - Thick
Tray 1
Tray 2
DX
A4, Letter,
B5 (JIS/ISO),
Executive, A5,
COM10, DL,
104.8 x 210 mm to
215.9 x 297 mm
(4.1 x 8.3 in. to 8.5 x
11.7 in.)
A4, Letter, B5
(JIS/ISO), Executive
A4, Letter, Legal, B5
(JIS/ISO), Executive,
A5
104.8 x 210 mm to
215.9 x 355.6 mm
(5.8 x 8.3 in. to 8.5 x
14 in.)
Plain paper
Up to 250 sheets
(75 g/m2 or 20 lb)
Up to 530 sheets
(75 g/m2 or 20 lb)
Thick / Thicker
paper
Up to 40 sheets
(165 g/m2 or 44 lb)
Up to 44 mm loading
height
Paper size
Number of sheets
Transparencies Up to 50 sheets
Labels
Up to 80 sheets
Envelopes
Up to 15 sheets or 7
sheets for H/H*
condition.
* H/H = High temperature/High humidity
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Recommended paper
The recommended paper for this printer is:
Xerox 4200, Hammermill Laserprint
NEUSIEDLER Color Copy 90g/m2 or equivalent
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To get the best output quality and to avoid any damage, use smooth white paper.
Before you buy a lot of paper, please test some to make sure that the paper is suitable.
Use neutral paper. Do not use acidic or alkaline paper.
Print quality will vary depending on the paper being used.
Do not load envelopes, transparencies, labels or thick paper (more than 105 g/m2 or 28 lb) into the
optional lower tray unit. It may cause paper jams.
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Printable area
When using PCL emulation, the edges of the paper that cannot be printed on are shown below.
Portrait
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Figure 1-5
For all available paper sizes
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4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
Landscape
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Figure 1-6
For all available paper sizes
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4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
4.2 mm (0.17 in.)
Guidelines for selecting paper
The printer is designed to work well with most types of xerographic and bond paper. However, some
paper variables may have an effect on print quality or handling reliability. Always test samples of paper
before purchasing to ensure desirable performance. Some important guidelines when selecting paper
are:
■ Supplier should be informed that the paper or envelopes will be used in a laser printer.
■ Preprinted paper must use inks that can withstand the temperature of the printer's fusing process.
(200 degrees centigrade)
■ If you have selected a cotton bond paper, paper having a rough surface, such as cockle or laid
finished paper or paper that is wrinkled or puckered, the paper may exhibit degraded performance.
The manufacturer does not recommend the use of any particular paper. The operator is responsible
for the quality of paper used with the printer.
Types of paper to avoid
Some types of paper may not perform well or may cause damage to your printer.
Do not use paper:
■ that is highly textured
■ that is extremely smooth or shiny
■ that is curled or warped
■ that is coated or has a chemical finish
■ that is damaged, creased or folded
■ that exceeds the recommended weight specification in this guide
■ with tabs and staples
■ with letterheads using low temperature dyes or thermography
■ that is multipart or carbonless
■ that is designed for inkjet printing
If you use any of the types of paper listed above, they may damage your printer. This damage is not
covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.
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Envelopes
Types of envelopes to avoid
Do not use envelopes:
■ that are damaged, curled, wrinkled, or an unusual shape
■ that are extremely shiny or textured
■ with clasps, snaps or tie strings
■ with self-adhesive closures
■ that are of a baggy construction
■ that are not sharply creased
■ that are embossed (have raised writing on them)
■ that were previously printed by a laser printer
■ that are pre-printed on the inside
■ that cannot be arranged when put in a pile
■ that are made of paper that weighs more than the paper weight specifications for the printer
■ that have been badly made, with edges that are not straight or consistently square
■ with windows, holes, cut-outs or perforations
■ with sealing flaps that have not been folded at purchase
■ with sealing flaps as shown in Figure 1-7
■ with three or more layers of paper in the marked area in Figure 1-8 or
■ with each side folded as shown in Figure 1-9
Figure 1-7
Figure 1-8
Figure 1-9
Before you put envelopes in the tray, check the following:
■ Envelopes should have a lengthwise sealing flap.
■ The sealing flaps should be folded crisply and correctly (irregularly cut or folded envelopes may
cause paper jams).
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■ Envelopes should consist of two layers of paper in the area circled in Figure 1-10.
Feeding
direction
Figure 1-10
If you use any of the types of envelopes listed above, they may damage your printer. This damage is not
covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.
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Before you print envelopes, you must ‘fan’ the stack to avoid paper jams and misfeeds.
Before you print a lot of envelopes, test one to make sure that the print results are what you want.
Envelope joints that are sealed by the manufacturer should be secure.
Do not put different types of paper in the paper tray at the same time because it may cause paper
jams or misfeeds.
■ For proper printing, you must choose the same paper size from your software application as the
paper in the tray.
■ An area 15 mm (0.6 in.) from the edges of the envelope will not be printed.
■ See What kind of paper can I use? on page 1-10.
Most envelopes will be suitable for your printer. However, some envelopes will have feed and
print-quality problems because of the way they have been made. A suitable envelope should have edges
with straight, well-creased folds and the leading edge should not be thicker than two pieces of paper.
The envelope should lie flat and not be of baggy or flimsy construction. You should buy quality envelopes
from a supplier who understands that you will be using the envelopes in a laser printer.
Brother will not recommend a particular envelope because envelope manufacturers may change
the envelope specifications. You are responsible for the quality and performance of the envelopes
you use.
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Labels and transparencies
The printer will print on most types of labels and transparencies designed for use with a laser printer.
Labels should have an adhesive which is acrylic-based since such material is more stable at the high
temperatures in the fusing unit. Adhesives should not come in contact with any part of the printer,
because the label stock may stick to the drum or rollers and cause jams and print quality problems. No
adhesive should be exposed between the labels. Labels should be arranged so that they cover the entire
length and width of the sheet. Using labels with spaces may result in labels peeling off and causing
serious jams or print problems.
All labels and transparencies used in this printer must be able to withstand a temperature of 200 degrees
centigrade (392 degrees Fahrenheit) for a period of 0.1 seconds.
Label and transparency sheets should not exceed the paper weight specifications described in this
User's Guide. Labels and transparencies exceeding this specification may not feed or print properly and
may cause damage to your printer.
Transparencies and Labels can be fed from Tray 1 only and cannot be printed using the duplex unit.
Types of labels and transparencies to avoid
Do not use labels or transparencies that are damaged, curled, wrinkled or an unusual shape.
Figure 1-11
Before using paper that has holes in it, such as organizer sheets, you must ‘fan’ the stack to avoid
paper jams and misfeeds.
Figure 1-12
■ Avoid feeding labels with the carrier sheet exposed because your printer will be damaged.
■ When feeding transparencies, use the recommended type for laser printers. For detailed
information on the specification of the proper transparencies to purchase, call your dealer or
Brother Customer Service.
Brother will not recommend particular labels or transparencies because the manufacturers may
change the specifications. You are responsible for the quality and performance of the print media
you use.
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Paper feed
Tray feed
The printer can feed paper from the standard paper tray, optional lower tray or optional legal tray.
When you put paper into the paper tray, note the following:
■ If your application software supports paper size selection on the print menu, you can select it
through the software. If your application software does not support it, you can set the paper size
in the printer driver or by using the control panel buttons.
■ The paper size has been set at the factory to Letter for 120 V models or A4 for 220/240 V
models. If you want to use other sizes of paper or envelopes, change the paper size setting in
PAGE FORMAT in the FORMAT menu by using the control panel buttons. For paper size
selection, see PRINT MENU on page 3-13.
■ If you use pre-printed paper in the trays, please be sure to put the paper with the printed side
face up and the top edge of the paper at the back of the paper tray.
The printer automatically detects the paper size you have put into the paper tray. The printer will prompt
you to put the correct size of paper in the tray as follows:
SIZE MISMATCH
Put <size> paper size in Tray
<1/2>. Paper mismatch between
the Printer and the Printer
Driver setting
If you want to put a different size of paper into the paper tray from the size that was selected in the paper
size setting by using the control panel buttons or in your application software, you can change the paper
size setting.
Print on envelopes
Adjust the paper length and width guides to fit the envelopes that are going to be used.
Figure 1-13
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Manual feed
Since this printer does not have a manual feed or multi purpose tray, you cannot manually feed irregular
sized paper. However, this printer has a special manual feed mode using Tray 1 (standard paper tray)
to accommodate non-standard paper sizes. You can select this mode with the printer driver or the control
panel buttons.
See PAPER in Chapter 3 for more information on selecting this setting using the printer control panel
buttons.
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When the manual feed command is selected, the printer waits until you put the paper in Tray 1.
MANUAL FEED
=ON
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Pull out Tray 1 and put in the paper you are going to use. It may be necessary to remove some or
all of the paper stack first, depending on the size of paper in the tray and the size of the paper you
wish to print on manually.
Put Tray 1 back in and press Go. The printer will then start printing.
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Print quality may be affected by the type of paper you use and the print image.
You may experience poor paper feeding during duplex printing.
You cannot perform continuous duplex printing when MANUAL FEED is on.
During manual duplex printing, if you leave the printer for more than 5 minutes after the first side
has been printed, the printer will reset this setting automatically.
Paper output
We recommend that you use the face down output tray extension, paper stopper and paper support:
1 when prining a lot at anyone time
2 when using legal sized paper
3 if the printed paper appears curled
Figure 1-14
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Driver and software
Printer driver
A Printer Driver is software that translates data from the format used by a computer to the format that a
particular printer needs. Typically, this format is a printer command language or page description
language.
The printer drivers for the following operating systems are on the CD-ROM that we have supplied. You
can also download the latest printer driver from the Brother Solutions Center at
http://solutions.brother.com
You can see the operations and detailed information in the Install Software section of the supplied
CD-ROM.
For Windows® 95/98/Me, Windows® NT 4.0 and Windows® 2000/XP
■ PCL (Hewlett-Packard laser printer-LaserJet) compatible driver
■ BR-Script (PostScript® 3TM language emulation) driver
For Macintosh®
■ BR-Script (PostScript® 3TM language emulation) driver (For more information, see the Network
User's Guide on the CD-ROM.)
PCL driver
PS driver
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Windows 95/98/Me
Windows® 2000/XP
Windows NT® 4.0
Macintosh® (via Network)
Macintosh® (via USB)
■ For more information about emulations, see About emulation modes on page 3-21.
■ If you want to print from a DOS application, see Chapter 6.
■ The screen shot may vary depending on the Operating System (OS) you are using.
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For Windows®
Features in the PCL printer driver
You can also download the latest printer driver or get other information by accessing the Brother
Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com
You can also change settings by clicking the illustration on the left side of the Basic tab in the Properties
dialog box.
For more information, please see the online Help in the printer driver.
The screens in this section are from Windows® XP. The screens on your PC will vary depending on
your operating system.
Basic Tab
If you are using Windows NT® 4.0, Windows® 2000 or XP, you can access the Basic tab by clicking
Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother HL-2700CN series Properties screen.
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Select the Paper Size, Multiple Page, Orientation and other settings.
Select the color mode.
Select the Paper Source.
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Advanced tab
If you are using Windows NT® 4.0, Windows® 2000 or XP, you can access the Advanced tab by
clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother HL-2700CN series Properties
screen.
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Change the tab settings by clicking the following icons:
1 Print Quality
2 Duplex
3 Watermark
4 Page Setting
5 Device Options
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Print Quality
Select the Quality, Color Mode, Improve Gray Color and Enhance Black Printing.
■ Quality
You can select the following print quality settings.
Normal
600 dpi class. Recommended for ordinary printing. Good print quality with reasonable
print speeds.
Fine
600 x 600 dpi. Print quality is higher. As a result, there will be more print data than
when printing in Normal mode. This also causes longer print processing, data transfer
and printing times.
with CAPT* Choosing CAPT in the printer driver produces clearer colors and improves the
appearance of print jobs containing photographic images.
*CAPT (Color Advanced Photoscale Technology)
It uses the color information contained in the image data to control the printed image color level. This
results in a more accurate reproduction of the image. With CAPT On, the output resolution will be
2400 dpi class. This mode is recommended to print images and graphics.
Print quality and print speeds are correlated. Higher print quality takes longer to print, while lower
print quality takes less time to print.
■ Color Mode
You can change the Color Matching mode as follows:
■ Match Monitor
■ Photo
■ Graphics
■ Vivid / Text
■ None
■ Improve Gray Color
You can improve the image quality of shaded areas by ticking the Improve Gray Color check box.
■ Enhance Black Printing
If the black graphic cannot be printed correctly, make the setting here.
Duplex
To use automatic duplex printing, you will need to install the optional duplex unit onto your printer. If you
select the Duplex button, the dialog box for making duplex settings will appear. Six types of duplex
binding directions are available for each orientation.
Watermark
You can place a watermarked logo or text in your documents.
When you use a bitmap file as a watermark, you can change the size of the watermark and place it
anywhere you like on the page.
When you use text as a watermark, you can change the font, darkness and angle settings.
Page Setting
Change the print image scaling, and then select Mirror / Reverse print options.
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Device Options
Set the following print functions in this tab:
■ Job Spooling
■ Toner Save Mode
■ Quick Print Setup
■ Sleep Time
■ Status Monitor
■ Macro
■ Administrator (For Windows® 95/98/Me users only)
■ Insert Command/File (For Windows® 95/98/Me users only)
■ Print Setting
■ Print Setting (Monochrome Only)
■ Page Protection
■ Print Date & Time
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Job Spooling
You can reprint a document without sending the data again from your PC (except for secure printing)
because the printer will save data that you specify for reprinting.
■ Last Job Reprint: Reprint the last job
■ Secure Print: Print the data with a password
■ Public: Save the data without a password
■ Proof: Save the data and print it
For more information about the Reprint setting, see Reprint setting on page 3-26.
■ If you want to prevent other people from using the Reprint setting to print your data, remove the
Use Reprint check mark in Job Spooling settings.
■ The settings for Job Spooling in the printer driver will take priority over the settings made on the
control panel. See Reprint setting on page 3-26.
Toner Save Mode
You can save running costs by turning on the toner save mode, which reduces the print density.
Quick Print Setup
You can turn the Quick Print Setup function ON or OFF. A small selection window appears on your
computer. This will then let you make changes to the settings of the following functions:
■ Multiple Page
■ Duplex
■ Toner Save Mode
■ Paper Source
■ Media Type
■ Color / Mono
Sleep Time
When the printer does not receive data for a certain period of time (time-out), it enters sleep mode. Sleep
mode acts as though the printer was turned off. The default time-out is 30 minutes. When Intelligent
Sleep Mode is selected, it is automatically adjusted to the most suitable time-out setting depending on
the frequency of your printer use. While the printer is in sleep mode, the printer can still receive data from
the computer. Receiving a print file or document automatically wakes up the printer to start printing.
Pressing one of the buttons will also wake up the printer.
Sleep mode can be turned off. To turn sleep mode off, go to the Advanced tab, select Device Options
and then select Sleep Time. Double-click the word Sleep Time in the Sleep Time screen, this will allow
the Sleep Time Off function to appear, click Sleep Time Off to stop the printer going into sleep mode.
The Sleep Time Off function can be hidden by double-clicking the word Sleep Time in the Sleep Time
screen again. We recommend that you keep Sleep mode on for power saving.
Status Monitor
This reports the printer status (any errors that may happen with the printer) when printing. The default
setting for the Status Monitor is off. If you would like to turn the status monitor on, go to the Advanced
tab, select Device Options and then select Status Monitor.
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Macro
You can save a page of a document as a macro to printer memory. Moreover, you can execute the saved
macro - in other words, you can use the saved macro as an overlay on any documents. This will save
time and increase printing speed for often used information such as forms, company logos, letter head
formats or invoices.
Print Setting
You can change the settings of the following functions:
■ Compression Mode
■ TrueType Mode
■ Use Printer TrueType Fonts
Print Setting (Monochrome Only)
You can change the settings of the following functions:
■ HRC
Page Protection
Page Protection refers to a setting that reserves additional memory for the creation of full page images.
Selections are AUTO, OFF, LTR (Letter size paper), A4 or LGL (Legal size paper).
The page protection feature allows the printer to create the full page image to be printed in memory
before physically moving the paper through the printer. When the image is very complicated and the
printer has to wait to process the image before printing, use this function.
Print Date & Time
Date: Specifies the format of the date.
Time: Specifies the format of the time.
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Accessories tab
When you install optional units, you can add them and select the settings for them in the Accessories
tab as follows.
1
2
4
1
2
3
4
3
You can manually add or remove the options for any optional device that is installed on the printer.
Tray settings will match the installed options.
RAMDISK
You can detect the capacity of RAMDISK that that has been set using the control panel. To find the
capacity of RAMDISK, tick the RAMDISK check box and then click Auto Detect.
For more information, see Reprinting from RAM on page 3-26.
Paper Source Setting
This feature recognizes the paper size in each paper tray.
Auto detection of printer options and RAMDISK
■ The Auto Detect function finds the currently installed optional unit devices and shows the
available settings in the printer driver. When you click the Auto Detect button, options that are
installed on the printer will be listed. You can manually add or remove options.
Auto Detect function may not be available under certain printer conditions.
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Support Tab
If you are using Windows NT® 4.0, Windows® 2000 or XP, you can access the Support tab by
clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother HL-2700CN series Properties
screen.
■ You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at
http://solutions.brother.com
■ You can see the printer driver version.
■ You can check the current driver settings.
■ You can print the Print Settings page and internal fonts list.
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Features in the PS printer driver
You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at
http://solutions.brother.com
For more information, please see the online Help in the printer driver.
The screens in this section are from Windows® XP. The screens on your PC will vary depending on
your operating system.
Ports tab
Select the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using.
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Device Settings tab
Select the options you installed.
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Layout tab
If you are using Windows NT® 4.0, Windows® 2000 or XP, you can access the Layout tab by
clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother HL-2700CN BR-Script3
Properties screen.
You can change the Layout setting by selecting the settings for Orientation, Print on Both Sides
(Duplex), Page Order and Pages Per Sheet:
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Paper / Quality tab
Select the Paper Source and Color.
DRIVER AND SOFTWARE 2 - 13
Advanced options
1
2
1
2
Select the Paper Size and Copy Count.
Set the Image Color Management, Scaling and TrueType Font settings.
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3
3
You can change settings by selecting the setting in the Printer Features list:
■ Media Type
■ Collate (Only when a CompactFlash® card is installed)
■ Job Spooling
■ PASSWORD
■ Job Name
■ Print Quality
■ HRC
■ Toner Save
■ Sleep Time
■ Color / Mono
■ Gamma Correction
■ Color Mode
■ Improve Gray Color
■ Enhance Black Printing
■ Halftone Screen Lock
■ BR-Script Level
DRIVER AND SOFTWARE 2 - 15
For Macintosh®
This printer supports Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 and Mac OS® X 10.1 to 10.2.
You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at
http://solutions.brother.com
The screens in this section are from Mac OS® X 10.1. The screens on your Macintosh® will vary
depending on your Operating System.
Page setup
You can set the Paper Size, Orientation and Scale.
Layout
Set the Layout, Pages per Sheet and other settings.
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Specific settings
Set the Media Type, Job Spooling, PASSWORD and other settings.
DRIVER AND SOFTWARE 2 - 17
Software
This section is for Windows®.
Software for Networks
BRAdmin Professional utility
The BRAdmin Professional is a utility for managing your Brother network enabled printers that are
running under Windows® 95/98/Me, Windows NT® 4.0 and Windows® 2000/XP.
It allows you to easily configure and check the status of your printer on the network.
Driver Deployment Wizard
This installer includes the Windows® PCL driver and Brother network port driver (LPR and NetBIOS).
The administrator should set up the IP address, Gateway and Subnet with BRAdmin Professional utility
before using this software.
If the administrator then installs the printer driver and port driver using this software, he can save the file
to the file server or send the file by E-mail to users. Then, each user just clicks that file to have the printer
driver, port driver, IP address, and so on, automatically copied to their PC.
Web BRAdmin
The Web BRAdmin software is designed to manage all LAN/WAN Brother network connected devices.
By installing the Web BRAdmin server software on a computer running IIS*, Administrators with a Web
browser can connect to the Web BRAdmin server, which then communicates with the device itself.
Unlike the BRAdmin Professional utility - which is designed for Windows® systems only - the Web
BRAdmin server software can be accessed from any client computer with a web browser that supports
Java 2.
You can download the Web BRAdmin software from our web site at
http://solutions.brother.com/webbradmin
IIS* = Internet Information Server 4.0 or Internet Information Services 5.0/5.1
Web BRAdmin and Internet Information Server 4.0 is supported by the following operating systems:
■ Windows NT® 4.0 Server
Web BRAdmin and Internet Information Server 5.0 is supported by the following operating systems:
■ Windows® 2000 Professional
■ Windows® 2000 Server
■ Windows® 2000 Advanced Server
Web BRAdmin and Internet Information Server 5.1 is supported by the following operating systems:
■ Windows® XP Professional
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Automatic Emulation Selection
This printer has an Automatic Emulation Selection feature. When the printer receives data from the
computer, it automatically chooses the emulation mode. This feature has been set at the factory to ON.
The printer can choose from the following combinations:
EPSON (default)
IBM
HP LaserJet
HP LaserJet
BR-Script3
BR-Script3
HP-GL
HP-GL
EPSON FX-850
IBM ProPrinter XL
To get the most out of this laser printer, we recommend that you use the Brother BR-Script3 emulation.
The printer is set to the HP color printer emulation (PCL 5C) mode automatically. Since PCL 5C mode
takes the highest priority in the Automatic Emulation Selection, in most cases you can start using the
printer as it is with the factory settings.
Emulation modes other than PCL 6, PCL 5C and BR-Script3 are monochrome emulation modes.
You can select the emulation mode manually by using the control panel to access EMULATION in the
SETUP menu. See SETUP on page 3-12.
When you use the Automatic Emulation Selection, note the following:
■ The EPSON or IBM emulation mode priority must be selected, because the printer cannot
distinguish between them. Since the factory setting is EPSON emulation mode, you might need
to select the IBM emulation mode by using the control panel to access EMULATION in the
SETUP menu.
■ Try Automatic Emulation Selection with your application software or network server. If it does
not work properly, select the emulation mode manually by using either the printer control panel
buttons or the emulation selection commands from your software.
DRIVER AND SOFTWARE 2 - 19
Automatic Interface Selection
This printer has an Automatic Interface Selection feature. When the printer receives data from the
computer, it automatically selects the IEEE 1284 Parallel or the USB interface, whichever is appropriate.
When you use the parallel interface, you can turn the high-speed and bi-directional parallel
communications on or off by using the control panel buttons to access PARALLEL in the INTERFACE
menu. See INTERFACE on page 3-17. Since the Automatic Interface Selection mode has been factory
set to ON, simply connect the interface cable to the printer. (Note: Always turn off both your computer
and printer when connecting or disconnecting the cable).
When you use the Automatic Interface Selection, note the following:
■ This function takes a few seconds to work. If you want to speed up printing, select the required
interface manually by using the control panel to access SELECT in the INTERFACE menu.
If you typically use only one interface, we recommend that you select that interface in the INTERFACE
mode. If only one interface is selected, the printer will allocate the entire input buffer to that interface.
Printer settings
Factory settings
The printer settings have been set at the factory before shipment. They are called factory settings.
Although you can operate the printer with these factory settings unchanged, you can tailor the printer
with user settings. See List of factory settings on page 3-22.
Changing the user settings does not affect the factory settings. You cannot modify the present
factory settings.
The changed user settings can be restored to the default factory settings with the RESET MENU menu.
See RESET MENU on page 3-17.
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3
Control panel
Control panel
This printer has one liquid crystal display (LCD), six buttons and two Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) on
the control panel. The display can show various messages with up to 16 characters in each of the two
rows. The LEDs light to indicate the current printer status.
Figure 3-1
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 1
Buttons
You can control the basic printer operations and change various printer settings with the six buttons (Go,
Job Cancel, +, -, Set, Back).
Button
Operations
Go
Exit from the control panel menu, reprint settings, error messages and
sleep mode.
Job Cancel
Menu
Stop and cancel the print job in progress.
+
Move forward through menus.
Move forward through the options you can choose.
-
Move backward through menus.
Move backward through the options you can choose.
Set
Select the control panel menu.
Set the selected menus and settings.
Back
Go back one level in the menu.
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Go button
You can change the panel indications from the current status (Menu, Error and Reprint settings) by
pressing the Go button once. For ERROR indications, the control panel only changes when the error is
cleared.
You can pause printing with the Go button. Pressing the Go button again restarts the print job and clears
the pause. During a pause, the printer is off-line.
If the printer is in PAUSE mode and you do not want to print the data that is left, you can cancel the
job by pressing the Job Cancel button. Once the job has been canceled, the printer will return to
the READY state.
Job Cancel button
You can cancel the processing or printing of data with the Job Cancel button. The display shows JOB
CANCELLING until the job is cancelled. After cancelling the job, the printer returns to the READY state.
When the printer is not receiving data or printing, the display shows NO DATA!!! and you cannot cancel
the job.
+ or - button
If you press the + or - button when the printer is in the on-line (Ready) state, it goes off-line and the LCD
displays the menu.
To move through menus in the LCD
If you press the + or - button when the printer is in the on-line state, it goes off-line and the LCD displays
the current mode.
You can go to other menus by pressing the + or - button. Pressing the + or - button allows you to move
forward or backward through the menus and settings on the display. Press or keep pressing the button
until you see the setting you want.
To enter numbers
You can enter numbers in two ways. You can press the + or - button to move up or down one number at
a time, or you can hold down the + or - button to move faster. When you see the number you want, press
the Set button.
Set button
If you press the Set button when the printer is in the on-line (Ready) state, it goes off-line and the LCD
goes to the menu.
Pressing the Set button allows you to choose the displayed menu or option. After changing the setting,
an asterisk (*) appears briefly on the right-hand side of the message.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 3
Back button
If you press the Back button when the printer is in the on-line (Ready) state, it goes off-line and the LCD
goes to the menu.
Pressing the Back allows you to return to the previous level from the current menu level.
The Back button also allows you to select the previous digit while setting numbers.
When you select the leftmost digit, the Back button allows you to go up one level in the menu.
When you select a setting and it does not have an asterisk (*) (Set button was not pressed), the Back
button allows you to return to the previous menu level with the original setting unchanged.
When you press the Set button to choose a setting, an asterisk appears briefly at the end of the
display. Since the asterisk shows what you have chosen, you can easily see the current settings as
you look through the display.
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Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
The LED is a light that shows the printer status.
Status LED (Green)
LED indication
Meaning
On
Ready to print
Printing
Sleeping
Data remains in the printer buffer (when DATA EXISTS shows on the LCD).
Blinking
Receiving or processing data
Off
Off-line
Alarm LED (Red)
LED indication
Meaning
On
There is an error in the printer.
Off
There is no error in the printer.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 5
Liquid crystal display (LCD)
The display shows the current printer status. When you use the control panel buttons, the display will
change.
If you take the printer off-line, the display changes to show the emulation you have chosen.
If there are any problems, the display shows the appropriate error message, maintenance message, or
call service message so you will know that you need to take action. For more information about these
messages, see Troubleshooting in Chapter 6.
LCD messages
The message on the LCD display shows the current printer status during normal operation as shown
below.
READY
KCMY
The
marks indicate the status of the toner in the toner cartridges (K: Black, C: Cyan, M: Magenta, Y:
Yellow). When the mark blinks ( ), the indicated toner is nearly empty. When toner becomes empty,
the
indicator disappears completely.
When an error has occurred, the type of error is displayed on the first line of the LCD message as shown
below.
The message on the second line shows information for clearing the error as shown below.
COVER OPEN
Close the Top Cover
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Printer status messages
The following table shows the printer status messages that are displayed during normal operation:
Printer status message
Meaning
READY
Ready to print.
PRINTING
Printing.
RESOLUTION ADAPT
Printing with reduced resolution.
PROCESSING
Busy processing data.
JOB CANCELLING
Cancelling the job.
PAUSE
The printer has suspended its operations. Press the Go button to start the printer
again.
WARMING UP
The printer is warming up.
SLEEP
In sleep status
PRESS SET TO PRINT
Press the Set button to start printing.
RESET TO FACTORY
SETTING
The printer settings return to the factory settings.
SELF TEST
Performing self-diagnostics.
RAM SIZE=xxMB
This printer has XX MB memory.
NOW INITIALIZING
The printer is setting up.
PROGRAMING-WAIT
Accessing CompactFlash card.
How to use the control panel
When you use the Menu buttons (+, -, Set or Back), remember the following basic steps:
■ If no control panel operations are performed for 30 seconds, the LCD automatically returns to Ready
state.
■ When you press the Set button to choose a setting, an asterisk appears briefly at the end of the
display. After that, the display returns to the previous menu level.
■ After changing the status or a setting, pressing the Back button before you press the Set button will
cause the display to return to the previous menu level with the original settings unchanged.
■ There are two ways to input numbers. You can press the + or - button to scroll up or down one
number at a time, or you can hold down + or - to scroll faster. The blinking number is the one that you
can change.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 7
For example: If you only use Tray 1 to print from, change the SOURCE setting to TRAY1,
as follows:
READY
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, -, Set or Back) to take the printer
off-line.
--MENU-INFORMATION
Press the + or - button to move forward or backward through the
menus until PAPER is displayed.
--MENU-PAPER
Press the Set button to move to the next menu level.
PAPER
SOURCE
Press the Set button.
SOURCE
=AUTO
*
Press the + button.
SOURCE
=TRAY1
Press the Set button.
An asterisk * briefly appears at the end of the display.
The default setting is indicated by an *.
SOURCE
=TRAY1
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Control panel LCD menu
The control panel LCD names for the paper trays are as follows:
■ Standard paper tray: TRAY1
■ Optional lower tray: TRAY2
■ Optional duplex unit: DX
There are 9 menus. For more information about the selections available in each menu, please see the
pages listed below:
INFORMATION
See INFORMATION on page 3-10.
PAPER
See PAPER on page 3-11.
QUALITY
See QUALITY on page 3-11.
SETUP
See SETUP on page 3-12.
PRINT MENU
See PRINT MENU on page 3-13.
NETWORK
See NETWORK on page 3-16.
INTERFACE
See INTERFACE on page 3-17.
RESET MENU
See RESET MENU on page 3-17.
REPRINT
See REPRINT on page 3-18.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 9
INFORMATION
Display Shows
Description
PRINT SETTINGS
Prints the print settings page.
PRINT TEST
Prints the test page.
PRINT DEMO
Prints the demonstration sheet.
PRINT FILE LIST
Prints the card list.
PRINT FONTS
Prints the fonts list and samples.
VERSION
Subsetting
Description
SER.NO=#########
Shows Printer serial number.
ROM VER=####
Shows ROM version
ROM DATE YY/MM/DD
Shows ROM date
NET VER=####
Shows Network version
NET DATE YY/MM/DD
Shows Network build date
ENG VER=####
Shows Engine firmware version
RAM SIZE=###MB
Shows the size of memory in this printer.
PAGE COUNTER
=######
Shows the current total
printed pages.
IMAGE COUNTERS
C=#####, M=#####,
Y=#####, K=#####,
TOTAL=#####
Shows the amount of
images produced by
an individual color and
the combined Total of
all 4 colors.
REMAIN OPC BELT
=######
REMAIN FUSER
=######
REMAIN 120K KIT
=######
Shows the remaining
life for the OPC Belt,
Fuser, 120K Kit and PF
Kit2. See 5-2.
REMAIN PF KIT2
=######
MAINTENANCE
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PAPER
Display Shows
Description
SOURCE
=AUTO/TRAY1/TRAY2
Selects which paper tray the paper will be fed from.
MANUAL FEED
=OFF/ON
Selects whether or not you want to feed paper manually.
TRAY1 SMALL SIZE
=B5/DL/COM-10/JISB5
TRAY2 SMALL SIZE
=B5/JISB5
DUPLEX
=OFF/ON(LONG BIND)/ON(SHORT BIND)
Selects whether you want to automatically print on both sides of the paper.
QUALITY
Display Shows
Description
HRC
=MEDIUM/DARK/OFF/LIGHT
HRC: High Resolution Control offers improved print quality of letters, numbers and
graphics that conventional laser printers cannot achieve, with a resolution of 300
or 600 dpi.
TONER SAVE
=OFF/ON
CALIBRATION
Subsetting
Description
CALIBRATE
Carry out calibration to revise the colors.
RESET
Set the calibration parameters back to those set
at the factory.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 11
SETUP
Display Shows
Description
LANGUAGE
= ENGLISH/FRANÇAIS /...
PANEL CONTROL
Subsetting
Description
BUTTON REPEAT
Set the time for the display message to change
when holding the + or - button at intervals of: 0.2,
0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.4, 1.8 or 2.0 seconds. The
factory setting is 0.2.
MESSAGE SCROLL
Set the time in seconds that an LCD message
will scroll across the display. From level 1=0.2 to
Level 10=2.0. The factory setting is Level 1.
POWER SAVE
=ON/OFF
POWER SAVE TIME
=1:30:99 MIN
AUTO CONTINUE
=OFF/ON
LOCK PANEL
=OFF/ON
Turns the lock panel settings ON/OFF.
PASS NO.=###
REPRINT
=ON/OFF
PAGE PROTECTION
=AUTO/OFF/LETTER/LEGAL/A4
EMULATION
=AUTO(EPSON)/AUTO(IBM)/HP LASER JET/....
KEEP PCL
=OFF/ON
RAMDISK SIZE
=0/1/2/...MB
DELETE STORAGE
Deletes the data on the CompactFlash card.
RESTART PRINTER?
Subsetting
Description
SECURE FILE
Selects the user name, job name and password.
PUBLIC FILE
Selects the user name and job name.
PROOF FILE
Selects the user name and job name.
DATA ID (CF)
=####
MACRO ID (CF)
=####
FONT ID (CF)
=####
XLSTREAM(CF)
=####
FORMAT(CF)
OK?
TIME STYLE
=YY/MM/DD hh:mm*
DATE & TIME
DISPLAY
YYYY/MM/DD hh:mm
YEAR
=YYYY
MONTH
=MM
DAY
=DD
HOUR
=hh
MINUTE
=mm
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PRINT MENU
Display Shows
Description
MEDIA TYPE
=PLAIN PAPER/TRANSPARENCIES/THICK PAPER/THICKER PAPER/THIN
PAPER
COLOR PRINT
=ON/OFF
PAPER
Sets cut sheet paper size to A4, EXECUTIVE, COM-10, DL, B5,
JIS B5, LETTER, LEGAL, A5
COPIES
You can check the total number of printed pages.
Shows the number of printed pages. (1:999)
ORIENTATION
This printer can print pages in portrait or landscape orientation.
PORTRAIT or LANDSCAPE
PRINT POSITION
This printer can be adjusted to align the page format.
Subsetting
Description
X OFFSET=0
=-500:+500
Moves the print start position (at the top-left
corner of pages) horizontally up to -500 (left) to
+500 (right) dots in 300 dpi.
Y OFFSET=0
=-500:+500
Moves the print start position (at the top-left
corner of pages) vertically up to -500 (up) to
+500 (down) dots in 300 dpi.
AUTO FF TIME
=OFF/1:99 (sec)
Allows you to print the remaining data without pressing the Go button
FF SUPPRESS
=OFF/ON
Turns the feed suppress (PAUSE) setting ON or OFF.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 13
PRINT MENU (Continued)
Display Shows
Description
HP LASERJET
FONT NO.
=I0000:#####
FONT PITCH
=###.##
SYMBOL SET
PC-8/...
Sets the symbol set or the character set.
TABLE PRINT
Print code table.
AUTO LF
=OFF/ON
ON: CR→CR+LF, OFF: CR→CR
AUTO CR
=OFF/ON
ON: LF→LF+CR, FF+CR, or VT→VT+CR
OFF: LF→LF, FF→FF, or VT→VT
AUTO WRAP
=OFF/ON
Selects whether a line feed and carriage return
will happen when the printer reaches the right
margin.
AUTO SKIP
=ON/OFF
Selects whether a line feed and carriage return
will happen when the printer position reaches
the bottom margin.
LEFT MARGIN
=####
Sets the left margin at column 0 to 126 columns
at 10 cpi.
RIGHT MARGIN
=####
Sets the right margin at column 10 to 136
columns at 10 cpi.
TOP MARGIN
=####
Sets the top margin at a distance from the top
edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0"
The factory setting is 0.5
BOTTOM MARGIN
=####
Sets the bottom margin at a distance from the
bottom edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5
or 2.0"
The factory setting is 0.33(None-HP), 0.5(HP)
LINES
=####
Sets the number of lines on each page from 5 to
128 lines.
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PRINT MENU (Continued)
Display Shows
Description
EPSON FX-850
FONT NO.
=I0000:#####
FONT PITCH
=###.##
CHARACTER SET
PC-8/...
Sets the symbol set or the character set.
TABLE PRINT
Print code table.
AUTO LF
=OFF/ON
ON: CR→CR+LF
OFF: CR→CR
AUTO MASK
=OFF/ON
LEFT MARGIN
Sets the left margin at column 0 to 126 columns
at 10 cpi.
RIGHT MARGIN
Sets the right margin at column 10 to 136
columns at 10 cpi.
TOP MARGIN
Sets the top margin at a distance from the top
edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0"
The factory setting is 0.33
BOTTOM MARGIN
Sets the bottom margin at a distance from the
bottom edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5
or 2.0" The factory setting is 0.33
LINES
Sets the number of lines on each page from 5 to
128 lines.
FONT NO.
=I0000:#####
FONT PITCH
=###.##
CHARACTER SET
PC-8/...
Sets the symbol set or the character set.
TABLE PRINT
Prints code table.
AUTO LF
=OFF/ON
ON: CR→CR+LF,
OFF: CR→CR
AUTO CR
=OFF/ON
AUTO MASK
=OFF/ON
LEFT MARGIN
Sets the left margin at column 0 to 126 columns
at 10 cpi.
RIGHT MARGIN
Sets the right margin at column 10 to 136
columns at 10 cpi.
TOP MARGIN
Sets the top margin at a distance from the top
edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0"
The factory setting is 0.33
BOTTOM MARGIN
Sets the bottom margin at a distance from the
bottom edge of the paper: 0, 0.33, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5
or 2.0"
The factory setting is 0.33
LINES
Sets the number of lines on each page from 5 to
128 lines.
IBM PROPRINTER
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 15
PRINT MENU (Continued)
Display Shows
Description
HP-GL
CHAR SET(STD)
=####
CHAR SET(ALT)
=####
PEN # SIZE
PEN 1 to 6
(Set size and gray percentage for the selected
pen.)
PEN # GRAY
PEN 1 to 6
15, 30, 45, 75, 90 or 100 %
(# is the selected pen number)
ERROR PRINT
=OFF/ON
CAPT
=OFF/ON
CAPT: Color Advanced Photoscale Technology
offers photographic fine gray scale on graphics.
BR-SCRIPT
NETWORK
Display Shows
Description
TCP/IP
Subsetting
Description
TCP/IP ENABLE
=ON/OFF
IP ADDRESS=
###.###.###.###
SUBNET MASK=
###.###.###.###
GATEWAY=
###.###.###.###
IP BOOT TRIES
=#
IP METHOD
=AUTO/STATIC/RARP/BOOTP/DHCP
APIPA
=ON/OFF
NETWARE ENABLE
=ON/OFF
NET FRAME
=AUTO/8023/ENET/8022/SNAP
NETWARE
APPLETALK
=ON/OFF
NETBEUI
=ON/OFF
DLC/LLC
=ON/OFF
NETBIOS/IP
=ON/OFF
ENET
=AUTO/100B-FD/100B-HD/10B-FD/10B-HD
3 - 16 CONTROL PANEL
INTERFACE
Display Shows
Description
SELECT
=AUTO/USB/PARALLEL/NETWORK
AUTO IF TIME
= 1:99 (sec)
You need to set the time-out period for the auto interface selection.
INPUT BUFFER
RESTART PRINTER?
= Level1:15
Increases or decreases the input
buffer capacity.
PARALLEL
When using the parallel interface
USB2.0
Subsetting
Description
HIGH SPEED
=ON/OFF
Turns high-speed parallel communications on or
off.
BI-DIR
=ON/OFF
Turns bi-directional parallel communications on
or off.
HIGH SPEED
=ON/OFF
Turns high-speed USB2.0 communications on
or off.
RESET MENU
Display Shows
Description
RESET PRINTER
Resets the printer and restores all printer settings (including command settings) to
settings you have previously made with the control panel buttons.
FACTORY RESET
Resets the printer and restores all printer default settings (including command
settings) to the factory settings. See List of factory settings on page 3-22.
PARTS LIFE
Subsetting
Description
OPC BELT
Resets the OPC Belt parts life.
Appears when you need to replace the OPC
belt.
FUSER UNIT
Resets the Fusing Unit parts life.
Appears when you need to replace the Fusing
unit.
120K KIT
Resets the 120K Kit parts life.
Appears when you need to replace the 120K Kit.
PF KIT2
Resets the PF kit2 parts life.
Appears when you need to replace the PF Kit2.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 17
REPRINT
Display Shows
Description
COPIES = 1
Appears when the printer has reprint data but no PROOF, PUBLIC or SECURE
data in the memory.
LAST JOB
COPIES = 1
Appears when the printer has reprint data and PROOF, PUBLIC or SECURE data
in the memory.
PROOF FILE
XXX (User name), XXX (Job name), COPIES = 1
Appears when the printer has PROOF data in the memory.
PUBLIC FILE
XXX (User name), XXX (Job name), COPIES = 1
Appears when the printer has PUBLIC data in the memory.
SECURE FILE
XXX (User name), XXX (Job name), XXX (Pass word), COPIES = 1
Appears when the printer has SECURE data in the memory.
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Set date and time
--MENU-INFORMATION
Press the + or - button until the SETUP menu appears (and to
display each setting shown below).
--MENU-SETUP
Press the Set button, and then press the + or - button
until DATE & TIME appears.
SETUP
DATE & TIME
Press the Set button, and then press the + or - button until YEAR
appears.
DATE & TIME
YEAR
a) Press the Set button.
YEAR
=1999 *
b) Press the + button until the correct year appears.
YEAR
=2003
c) Press the Set button.
YEAR
=2003 *
d) After a short time, the display changes.
DATE & TIME
YEAR
e) Press the Set button.
DATE & TIME
MONTH
Repeat processes ‘a to e’ until you have set the date & time.
DATE & TIME
2003/10/25 10:22
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 19
Set IP address
--MENU-INFORMATION
Press the + or - button until the NETWORK menu appears (and to
display each setting shown below).
--MENU-NETWORK
Press the Set button.
NETWORK
TCP/IP
Press the Set button.
TCP/IP
TCP/IP ENABLE
Press the + button.
TCP/IP
IP ADDRESS=
Press the Set button.
IP ADDRESS=
2
192.0.0.192
*
The last digit in the first part of the number is blinking.
Press the + or - button to increase or decrease the number.
Press the Set button to go to the next number.
IP ADDRESS=
0
123.0.0.192
Repeat this process until you have set your IP address.
IP ADDRESS=
9
123.45.67.89
Press the Set button to complete the IP address.
IP ADDRESS=
123.45.67.89
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An asterisk appears at the end of the display.
*
About emulation modes
This printer has the following emulation modes:
HP LaserJet mode
The HP LaserJet mode (or HP mode) is the emulation mode in which this printer supports the PCL 5C
and PCL 6 language of the Hewlett-Packard LaserJet laser printer. Many software applications support
this type of laser printer. Using this mode will allow your printer to operate at its best with those
applications.
BR-Script3 mode
BR-Script is an original Brother page description language and a PostScript® language emulation
interpreter. This printer supports level 3. The BR-Script interpreter of this printer allows you to control
text and graphics on pages.
For technical information about PostScript® commands, see the following commercial manuals:
■ Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Reference, third Edition. Addison-Wesley
Publishing Company, Inc., 1999. ISBN: 0-201-37922-8
■ Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Program Design. Addison-Wesley Publishing
Company, Inc., 1988. ISBN: 0-201-14396-8
■ Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Tutorial and Cookbook. Addison-Wesley
Publishing Company, Inc., 1985. ISBN: 0-201-10179-3
HP-GL mode
The HP-GL mode is the emulation mode in which this printer supports the HP-GL of the Hewlett-Packard
plotter model HP-7475A. Many graphics and CAD applications support this type of plotter. Use this mode
so your printer will work well when printing from those types of applications.
EPSON FX-850 and IBM Proprinter XL mode
The EPSON FX-850 and IBM Proprinter XL modes are the emulation modes that this printer supports to
meet the industry-standard for dot matrix printers. Some applications support these dot matrix printer
emulations. Use these emulation modes so your printer will work well when printing from those types of
applications.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 21
List of factory settings
Table 1 shows the factory settings.
■ Different emulation modes will have different factory settings.
■ The following settings cannot be automatically restored to the factory settings by using the
FACTORY RESET in the RESET MENU menu - INTERFACE menu, HRC, PAGE
PROTECTION, SCALABLE FONT, LOCK PANEL, page counter and local language for display
messages.
■ The COPY setting is always restored to the factory setting when the printer is turned off and on.
Network factory default setting
If you wish to reset the print server back to its default factory settings (resetting all information such as
the password and IP address information), please follow these steps:
1
2
Turn off the printer.
Hold down the + button as you turn on the power switch. Keep the button pressed down until the
--MENU-LCD display shows INFORMATION
.
3
The print server has been reset to its default factory settings.
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Table 1: List of factory settings
MODE
MENU
Factory Setting
PAPER
SOURCE
=AUTO
MANUAL FEED
=OFF
DUPLEX
=OFF
HRC
=MEDIUM
TONER SAVE
=OFF
LANGUAGE
=ENGLISH
POWER SAVE TIME
=30MIN
AUTO CONTINUE
=OFF
LOCK PANEL
=OFF
REPRINT
=ON
PAGE PROTECTION
=AUTO
EMULATION
=AUTO(EPSON)
KEEP PCL
=OFF
RAMDISK SIZE
=#MB
TIME STYLE
=YY/MM/DD hh:mm
MEDIA TYPE
=PLAIN PAPER
PAPER
=A4/LETTER
COPIES
=1
ORIENTATION
=PORTRAIT
PRINT POSITION
X OFFSET=0
Y OFFSET=0
AUTO FF TIME
=5
FF SUPPRESS
=OFF
HP LASERJET
FONT NO.=59
QUALITY
SETUP
PRINT MENU
FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00
SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=PC8
AUTO LF=OFF
AUTO CR=OFF
AUTO WRAP=OFF
AUTO SKIP=ON
LEFT MARGIN=####
RIGHT MARGIN=####
TOP MARGIN=####
BOTTOM MARGIN=####
LINES=####
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Table 1: List of factory settings (Continued)
MODE
MENU
Factory Setting
PRINT MENU
EPSON FX-850
FONT NO.=59
FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00
SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=US ASCIF
AUTO LF=OFF
AUTO MASK=OFF
LEFT MARGIN=####
RIGHT MARGIN=####
TOP MARGIN=####
BOTTOM MARGIN=####
LINES=####
IBM PROPRINTER
FONT NO.=59
FONT PITCH/POINT=10.00/12.00
SYMBOL/CHARACTER SET=PC8
AUTO LF=OFF
AUTO CR=OFF
LEFT MARGIN=####
RIGHT MARGIN=####
TOP MARGIN=####
BOTTOM MARGIN=####
LINES=####
HP-GL
CHAR SET(STD)=####
CHAR SET(ALT)=####
PEN # SIZE
PEN # GRAY
BR-SCRIPT
ERROR PRINT=OFF
CAPT=OFF
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Table 1: List of factory settings (Continued)
MODE
MENU
Factory Setting
NETWORK
TCP/IP
TCP/IP ENABLE=ON
IP ADDRESS=169.254.###.###
SUBNET MASK=255.255.0.0
GATEWAY=0.0.0.0
IP BOOT TRIES=3
IP METHOD=AUTO
APIPA=ON
NETWARE
NETWARE ENABLE=ON
NET FRAME=AUTO
INTERFACE
APPLETALK
=ON
NETBEUI
=ON
DLC/LLC
=ON
NETBIOS/IP
=ON
ENET
=AUTO
SELECT
=AUTO
AUTO IF TIME
=5
INPUT BUFFER
=LEVEL 3
PARALLEL
HIGH SPEED=ON
BI-DIR=ON
USB2.0
HIGH SPEED=ON
Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) protocol, automatically configure an IP address and
subnet mask. See the Network User's Guide, which is provided on the CD-ROM.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 25
Reprint setting
If you want to reprint a document that has just been printed, you can reprint it by using the control panel
button. Also, if you have created a document that you wish to share with colleagues, simply spool the
document to a non-secure area of the printer. This document can then be reprinted by anyone who is on
the network or at the printer control panel.
If you want to print PROOF, PUBLIC or SECURE data, we recommend that you install the optional
CompactFlash® card.
Reprinting from RAM
If you do not install a CompactFlash® card (see CompactFlash® card on page 4-11), you can reprint from
random access memory (RAM). The reprint data in RAM will be deleted when the printer is turned off.
When you use RAM to reprint:
1
2
Press the Set button on the control panel to exit from the READY state and select RAMDISK SIZE
in the SETUP menu.
The pre-set RAM disk is 0MB. Press the + button to increase the reprint RAM size in increments of
1MB.
■ When you increase the RAM size for Secure Printing, the work area of the printer is decreased
and the printer performance will be reduced. Make sure that you reset the RAMDISK SIZE to
0MB after you finish using Secure Printing.
■ You can also save macros, the print log, and fonts on RAMDISK.
■ When you store data in RAM, the data will be deleted when the printer is turned off.
We recommend that you add more RAM if you want to be able to print a lot of secured data. (See
SO-DIMM on page 4-13)
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Reprinting the last job
You can reprint the data from the last print job without sending it from the computer again.
■ If you want to cancel reprinting, press the Job Cancel button.
■ If the printer does not have enough memory to spool the print job data, it will print only the last
page. We recommend that you expand the memory when you want to reprint a large amount of
data. For more information on memory expansion, see SO-DIMM memory on page 4-1.
■ For information about the settings in the printer driver, see Job Spooling on page 2-6.
Reprint the last job three times
1
Turn the REPRINT setting ON by using the control panel buttons to go to the SETUP menu.
If you print using the driver we have supplied with the printer, the settings for Job Spooling in the
printer driver will take priority over the settings made on the control panel. See Job Spooling on page
2-6.
2
--MENU-INFORMATION
Press the + or - button until the REPRINT menu appears (and to
display each setting shown below).
--MENU-REPRINT
Press the Set button.
--REPRINT-COPIES= 1
If PROOF, PUBLIC or SECURE
data exists.
---REPRINT--LAST JOB
Press the Set button.
Press the + button twice.
--REPRINT-COPIES= 3
Press the Set button.
PRINTING
--REPRINT-COPIES= 1
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 27
■ Pressing the + or - button makes the number of reprint copies decrease or increase. You can
select between 1 and 999 COPIES.
■ If you wait 30 seconds to continue the control panel operation, the display leaves the REPRINT
setting automatically.
■ If you press the Go button twice, the printer will leave the REPRINT setting.
■ If you want to reprint the data and have pressed the Go button, the display shows PRESS SET
TO PRINT. Press the Set button to start reprinting, or press Go again to leave the REPRINT
setting.
■ If the printer does not have reprint data in the memory and you press the Set button when the
printer is in the REPRINT menu, the LCD shows NO DATA STORED.
Printing PROOF data
You can use this setting to reprint PROOF data that has just been printed and has no security settings.
Documents that are placed in the PROOF area are available to anyone. You might use this setting for a
document that will be moved to a public folder at a later date.
When the area to spool data is full, the earliest data is automatically deleted first. The order of deleting
data is not connected to the order of reprinting.
When you reprint PROOF data, please see How to print SECURE data on page 3-30.
■ If you have not installed the optional CompactFlash®, the reprint data will be deleted when the
printer is turned off.
■ If there is data in the job information that cannot be displayed on the LCD, the display shows a ?.
■ For more information about the settings in the printer driver, see Job Spooling on page 2-6.
Printing PUBLIC data
You can use this setting to reprint documents that are stored in a PUBLIC area of the printer memory.
Documents here will not be protected by a password and anyone can access them using the control
panel or a web browser. The printer will not print a PUBLIC document when you send it to the printer.
You must use the control panel of the printer or connect to the printer through a web browser.
PUBLIC data can be deleted using the control panel of the printer or from the web-based management
software.
When you reprint PUBLIC data, please see How to print SECURE data on page 3-30.
■ If there is data in the job information that cannot be displayed on the LCD, the display shows a ?.
■ For more information about the settings in the printer driver, see Job Spooling on page 2-6.
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Printing SECURE data
SECURE documents are protected by a password and only those people who know the password will
be able to print the document. The printer will not print the document when you send it for printing.
To print the document you must use the control panel of the printer (with the password) or connect to the
printer using a web browser.
If you want to delete the spooled data, you can carry out this operation using the control panel or the
web-based management software.
■ If there is data in the job information that cannot be displayed on the LCD, the display shows a ?.
■ For more information about the settings in the printer driver, see Job Spooling on page 2-6.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 29
How to print SECURE data
--MENU-INFORMATION
Press the + or - button until the REPRINT menu appears (and to
display each setting shown below).
--MENU-REPRINT
Press the + or - button.
--REPRINT-SECURE FILE
Press the Set button.
SECURE FILE
USER
XXXXXX
Press the + or - to select the user name.
Press the Set button to set the user name.
USER XXXXXX
JOB XXXXXX
Press the + or - to select the job.
Press the Set button to set the job.
JOB XXXXXXX
PASSWORD= 0000
Type your password.
Press the Set button to set the password
--REPRINT-COPIES= 1
The printer will exit this menu after a
time-out period.
Press the Set button.
If you press the Go button, the display shows PRESS SET TO
PRINT.
PRINTING
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When there is no reprint data in memory
If the printer does not have reprint data in the memory and you press the Set button when the printer is
in the REPRINT menu, the LCD shows NO DATA STORED.
To delete the job
Using the control panel button, select the DELETE STORAGE submenu under the SETUP menu. Select
the user name and the job to delete it (you will need to enter the password to delete secure data).
To cancel the reprint job
Pressing the Job Cancel button allows you to cancel the current reprint job. Job Cancel also allows you
to cancel a paused reprint job.
CONTROL PANEL 3 - 31
4
Options
Optional accessories and supplies
This printer has the following optional accessories. You can increase the capabilities of the printer with
these items.
Lower tray unit (LT-27CL)
See Lower tray unit (LT-27CL) on page 4-2.
Legal tray (LT-27LG)
See Legal tray (LT-27LG) on page 4-5.
Duplex unit (DX-2700)
See Duplex unit (DX-2700) on page 4-7.
CompactFlash® card
See CompactFlash® card on page 4-11.
SO-DIMM memory
See SO-DIMM on page 4-13.
Optional fonts package
See Optional fonts package on page 4-16.
4 - 1 OPTIONS
Lower tray unit (LT-27CL)
The lower tray unit (Tray 2) is an optional device that can hold up to 530 sheets of extra paper (75 g/m2
or 20 lb). You can put Letter, A4, B5 (JIS and ISO) or Executive size (176x250 to 215.9x297mm) paper
in this tray. If you want to buy the optional lower tray unit, call the dealer you bought the printer from.
Putting paper in the lower tray unit
After you have installed the lower paper tray, you can put paper in it the same way you put paper in the
upper paper tray.
How to install the lower tray unit
■ This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 31.5 kg (69.4 lb). To prevent injuries, use at
least two people to lift the printer.
■ When you lift the printer make sure you use the handholds at the bottom four corners of the
printer.
■ When placing the printer on top of the lower tray unit, be careful not to catch your fingers
between them.
■ Do not carry the printer when the lower tray unit and/or the duplex unit are attached.
Caution
When moving or lifting this printer, keep the printer flat. To avoid spills, you must first remove the
toner cartridges and waste toner pack.
1
2
Turn off the printer power switch and unplug the printer.
Place the lower tray unit on a flat table, and then remove the protective parts.
Figure 4-1
OPTIONS 4 - 2
3
Remove the paper tray from the lower tray unit.
Figure 4-2
4
Remove the protective parts and then put the paper tray back in the lower tray unit.
Figure 4-3
5
Check the two alignment pins on the lower tray unit. Use two people to lift the printer and place it
on top of the lower tray unit. Make sure you use the handholds at the bottom four corners of the
printer. Check that the pins are properly inserted into the printer. Check that the connector is
inserted.
Figure 4-4
4 - 3 OPTIONS
6
Fit the two stopper fittings on the right and left hand sides of the lower tray unit.
Figure 4-5
7
Cover the gap on the right hand side with the right-hand side cover by first inserting the hook at the
back. Cover the gap on the left hand side with the left-hand side cover by first inserting the hook at
the back.
Close both of the side covers by putting the notch over the hook of the lower tray unit.
Figure 4-6
8
To level the printer, adjust the feet of the lower tray unit at the front and back on the right-hand side.
Turn the feet to move them up or down until they touch the work surface and the tray unit is level.
Turn the lock screw on each foot to secure it.
Figure 4-7
Do not put transparencies, labels or envelopes in the paper tray of the optional lower tray unit. This
might cause paper jams.
OPTIONS 4 - 4
Legal tray (LT-27LG)
If you wish to print on Legal size paper, you must use the Legal tray. However, since it is not restricted
to Legal size paper, you can choose to load Letter, A4, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, A5 or envelopes in this
tray. If you want to buy the optional legal tray, call the dealer you bought the printer from.
How to install the legal tray
When you lift the printer make sure you use the handholds at the bottom four corners of the printer.
Caution
When moving or lifting this printer, keep the printer flat. To avoid spills, you must first remove the
toner cartridges and waste toner pack.
1
Pull out the standard paper tray.
Figure 4-8
2
Place the legal tray on a flat table and lift the front tray cover.
Figure 4-9
4 - 5 OPTIONS
3
Squeeze the snap lock on the end of the front paper guide. Slide the front paper guide to the position
for the size of paper you are using. Release the snap lock. Squeeze and slide the left hand side
paper guide to the paper size you are using, and release it.
Figure 4-10
4
Put the paper in the tray with the recommended print side face up.
ABC
Figure 4-11
5
Lower the front tray cover.
AB
C
Figure 4-12
6
Slide the paper tray back into the printer.
OPTIONS 4 - 6
Duplex unit (DX-2700)
The duplex unit is an optional device that allows you to print on both sides of a piece of paper. You can
print on Letter, A4, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, A5 and Legal size paper. When it is installed, you can select
either duplex printing or simplex printing on the control panel or with a software command. See PAPER
on page 3-11 for details about the menu setting.
How to install the duplex unit
■ This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 31.5 kg (69.4 lb). To prevent injuries, use at
least two people to lift the printer.
■ When you lift the printer, be sure to use the handholds at the bottom four corners of the printer.
■ Do not carry the printer when the lower tray unit and/or the duplex unit are attached.
Caution
When moving or lifting this printer, keep the printer flat. To avoid spills, you must first remove the
toner cartridges and waste toner pack.
1
2
Turn off the printer power switch and unplug the printer.
Remove the duplex upper cover, duplex lower cover and duplex cap at the back of the printer. We
recommend removing the covers and the cap with a coin or a screwdriver.
Figure 4-13
3
Remove the protective parts.
Figure 4-14
4 - 7 OPTIONS
4
Use the handholds of the duplex unit to lift it up.
Figure 4-15
5
Insert the bottom of the duplex unit into the grooves in the printer, and then insert both the hooks of
the duplex unit to the holes of the printer.
Figure 4-16
6
Open the duplex back cover and duplex inside unit.
Figure 4-17
OPTIONS 4 - 8
7
Pull out the 2 green sleeves covering the screws as far as they will come. Turn the green sleeves
to tighten the screws of the duplex unit to the printer. Once the screws are fully tight, push the green
sleeves back in.
Figure 4-18
8
Put the hook on the left hand side of the duplex unit into the hole of the printer. Secure the screw of
the duplex unit to the printer.
Figure 4-19
9
Connect the connector cable to the printer.
Figure 4-20
10
Plug the printer into the AC power outlet/socket and turn on the printer power switch.
4 - 9 OPTIONS
Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper
■ If the paper is thin, it may wrinkle.
■ If paper is curled, straighten it and place it in the paper tray.
■ If the paper is not feeding properly, it may be curled. Remove the paper and straighten it.
Paper orientation for printing on both sides of the paper
The printer prints the second page first. If you print 10 pages on 5 sheets of paper, it will print page 2
followed by page 1 on the first sheet of paper.
It will print page 4 followed by page 3 on the second sheet of paper. It will print page 6 followed by page
5 on the third sheet of paper, and so on.
For duplex printing, you must put the paper in the paper tray in the following way:
Put the side to be printed on first, face down, with the leading edge (top) of the paper at the back of the
tray. If letterhead paper is used, put it in the paper tray with the heading face up, and at the back of the
tray.
OPTIONS 4 - 10
CompactFlash® card
This printer has a slot for an optional CompactFlash® card. If you install an optional CompactFlash® card,
you can save macros, the print log, and fonts on it. You can also select your print job and reprint it
through the network.
■ Make sure the printer power is OFF before you insert or remove the card, this is so you don’t
seriously damage it or lose all its data.
■ For more information about the CompactFlash® card, call the dealer you bought the printer from.
■ For the latest information visit: http://solutions.brother.com
You can install the following types of CompactFlash® memory cards:
SanDisk (or SanDisk OEM products)
Type II
■ 32 MB
■ 64 MB
■ 96 MB
■ 128 MB
■ 192 MB
■ 256 MB
SDCFB-32-801
SDCFB-64-801
SDCFB-96-801
SDCFB-128-801
SDCFB-192-801
SDCFB-256-801
■ Make sure the printer power is off before you install or remove a card so you don't seriously
damage it or lose all its data.
■ IBM MicrodriveTM is not compatible.
■ For more information about the card, call the dealer you bought the printer from.
4 - 11 OPTIONS
Inserting the CompactFlash® card
Follow these steps to insert or remove a card:
1
2
Turn off the printer power switch, and then unplug the printer. Disconnect the interface cable from
the printer.
Insert the CompactFlash® card into the slot with the label facing to the left, press the card firmly into
the slot.
Figure 4-21
OPTIONS 4 - 12
SO-DIMM
We recommend that you expand the printer memory to avoid any MEMORY FULL errors.
The HL-2700CN printer has 64 MB of standard memory and a slot for optional additional memory. The
memory can be expanded up to a total of 576 MB by installing a commercially available SO-DIMM (Dual
In-line Memory Module).
The printer uses memory modules that are:
144 pins, no-parity, SDRAM with 64 MB or more.
The printer is not compatible with Extended Data Output (EDO) DIMM.
The following SO-DIMM sizes can be installed:
<US>
■ 64 MB
■ 128 MB
■ 256 MB
TechWorks
TechWorks
TechWorks
12345-0001
12462-0001
12469-0001
<Europe>
■ 64 MB
■ 128 MB
■ 256 MB
■ 512 MB
Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology
VN133-64M
VN133-128M
VN133-256M
VN133-512M
For more information, visit Techworks web site at www.techworks.com
In general, SO-DIMM must have the following specifications:
Type:
CAS latency:
Clock frequency:
Capacity:
DRAM type:
■
■
■
■
144 pin and 64 bit output
2 or 3
100 MHz or more
64 MB to 512 MB
SDRAM
The printer’s standard memory can vary depending on the printer model and the country.
There might be some SO-DIMMs that will not work with this printer.
For more information, call the dealer you bought the printer from or Brother Customer Service.
For the latest information, visit the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com
4 - 13 OPTIONS
Installing additional memory
1
Turn off the printer power switch, and then unplug the printer. Disconnect the interface cable from
the printer.
Caution
Make sure you turn the printer OFF before you install or remove the SO-DIMM. Installing optional
accessories without turning off the printer could result in electric shock hazard.
2
Unscrew the two screws securing the back plate of the main controller board, and then pull out the
main controller board.
Figure 4-22
3
Unpack the SO-DIMM and hold it by the edges.
Caution
SO-DIMM boards can be damaged by even a small amount of static electricity. Do not touch the
memory chips or the board surface. Wear an antistatic wrist strap when you install or remove the
board. If you do not have an antistatic wrist strap, keep touching the bare metal on the printer.
4
Hold the SO-DIMM with your fingers on the side edges and align the notch in the SO-DIMM with the
protrusions in the SO-DIMM slot.
Figure 4-23
5
Put the SO-DIMM diagonally, and then tilt the SO-DIMM toward the main controller board until it
clicks into place.
To remove the SO-DIMM, open the retaining clips on both sides of the SO-DIMM by pushing them
outward, grasp both edges of the SO-DIMM and pull it out straight.
OPTIONS 4 - 14
6
Put the main controller board back into the printer by sliding it into the guide rails.
Figure 4-24
7
8
Put the metal plate back on and secure the metal plate with the two screws.
Reconnect the interface cable (printer cable) to your computer. Plug the printer back in, and then
turn on the printer power switch.
To check that you have installed the SO-DIMM properly, you can print the Print Settings listing that
shows the current memory size. To print the Print Settings listing,see PRINT SETTINGS on page
3-10.
4 - 15 OPTIONS
Optional fonts package
Optional fonts package (BS-3000)
The optional fonts package (BS-3000) is the CD-ROM you need for installing the PS3 136 compatible
fonts.
Optional barcode fonts package (BT-1000)
The optional barcode fonts package (BT-1000) is the CD-ROM you need for installing the barcode fonts.
Selecting the optional fonts
After you have installed the optional font card, you can select optional fonts using any of the following
methods:
1 Through your application software
2 With a font selection command
3 With the control panel menu settings.
When you select fonts through your application software, follow the instructions specific to your software.
See your software manual if you need assistance. When you select fonts with a font selection command,
embed the font selection command in your program. See the Technical Reference Manual. Call a
Brother authorized service representative or Brother Customer Service for references to the Technical
Reference Manual.
When you select the fonts through your software or with a command, note the following:
■ You do not need to be concerned about the font control panel setting. The software or command
overrides the printer setting.
■ Be sure to install a font package that has the fonts you want. The printer automatically selects
the font that has exactly the same or similar characteristics as those you have set through the
software or with a command. If the installed font package does not happen to have a font of
similar characteristics, the printer will print in an unexpected font.
To select fonts with the control panel setting menu, follow these basic steps:
1
2
3
4
5
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, -, Set or Back) to take the printer off line.
Press + or - until INFORMATION appears on the LCD display.
Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or - until PRINT FONTS appears.
Press Set to print the list of optional fonts (Figure 4-23).
Find the font number on the list.
OPTIONS 4 - 16
Font number
Figure 4-25
6
7
8
9
Press + or - on the control panel to select PRINT MENU.
Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or - to select HP LASERJET, EPSON
FX-850, or IBM PROPRINTER.
Press the Set button to select the emulation for the fonts you want to select HP LASERJET, EPSON
FX-850, or IBM PROPRINTER.
Press + or - button to select FONT NO, and then select the font number of the font you want.
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5
Routine maintenance
Replacing the consumable items
You will need to replace the following consumable items regularly. When the time comes to replace
consumable items, the following messages will appear on the LCD panel.
The printer will stop printing when the following maintenance messages appear on the LCD panel.
LCD messages
TONER EMPTY X
Replace the X
toner cartridge
Consumable item
to replace
Approximate life
How to
replace
Order No.
Toner cartridge
10,000 pages (Black)
See 5-4
C = Cyan,
M = Magenta,
Y = Yellow,
K = Black
6,600 pages (Cyan,
Magenta, Yellow) *1
TN-04BK
TN-04C
TN-04M
TN-04Y
Waste toner pack
12,000 images *1 *3
See 5-8
WT-4CL
WASTE TONER
Replace the
waste toner pack
The following are maintenance messages that appear on the LCD panel in the READY state. These
messages provide advanced warnings to replace the consumable items before they run out. To avoid
any inconvenience, you may wish to buy spare consumable items before the printer stops printing.
LCD message
READY
Consumable part
to replace
Approximate life
How to
replace
Order No.
Toner cartridge,
Black
10,000 pages *1 *2
See 5-4
TN-04BK
Toner cartridge,
Cyan, Magenta or
Yellow
6,600 pages *1 *2
See 5-4
TN-04C
TN-04M
TN-04Y
KCMY
READY
KCMY
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The following are maintenance messages that appear alternatively with the READY message on the
upper row of the LCD when the printer is in the READY state. These messages advise you that you will
need to replace each of the consumable items as soon as possible, since the consumable item’s end of
life has been reached. The printer will continue printing when any of these messages appear on the LCD
panel.
LCD messages
NEAR WASTE TONER
REPLACE OPC BELT
REPLACE FUSER
REPLACE 120 KIT
REPLACE PF KIT2
Consumable part
to replace
Approximate life
How to replace
Order No.
Waste toner pack
12,000 Images
See 5-8
WT-4CL
OPC belt cartridge
60,000 images *3
See 5-10
(Continuously printed)
OP-4CL
Fusing unit
60,000 pages *1
FP-4CL
See 5-13
Transfer belt cleaner 120,000 pages
Transfer roller
See 5-16
Paper pick-up roller
Separator pad
Transfer belt
Call your dealer or
Brother Customer
Service for a
replacement of the
paper pick-up roller
and separator pad.
Paper feeding kit 2.
(Paper pick-up roller
Separator pad)
Call your dealer or
Brother Customer
Service for a
replacement of the
paper feeding kit 2.
*1 at 5 % coverage print (A4 or Letter size).
The toner cartridges that come supplied with this printer, are starter toners.
Starter toners, are toner cartridges with up to half the life of the standard toner cartridge, 5000 pages
(Black) and 3000 pages (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) at approximately 5% print coverage (A4 or
Letter size).
*2 For example, if the Cyan and Magenta toner cartridges are almost empty, the indication will be
“
“ ( = blinking )
K C M Y
If the Cyan and Magenta toner cartridges are empty, the
indicator will have disappeared.
*3 Definition of pages: actual output page number.
Definition of images:
If the image on a page contains only one color of either Cyan, Magenta, Yellow or Black =>1 image,
two colors => 2 images, three colors => 3 images, four colors => 4 images.
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■ Discard the used consumable item according to local regulations, keeping it separate from
domestic waste. If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office. Be sure to re-seal
the consumable item tightly so that the material inside does not spill.
■ We recommend placing used consumable items on a piece of paper or cloth to prevent
accidentally spilling or scattering the material inside.
■ If you use paper that is not a direct equivalent for the recommended paper, the life of
consumable items and printer parts may be reduced.
■ The projected life for each of the items listed is based on an average of 5% coverage of the
printable area using any color toner cartridge. Frequency of replacement will vary depending on
the complexity of printed pages, percentage of coverage and type of media used.
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 3
Toner cartridges
A new toner cartridge contains enough toner to print up to 10,000 pages for Black and up to 6,600 pages
for Cyan, Magenta and Yellow A4 or Letter-size single-sided pages at about 5% coverage.
■ The amount of toner used varies depending on how much print is on the page and the print
density setting.
■ If you change the print density setting for lighter or darker printing, the amount of toner that is
used will change.
■ Wait to unpack the toner cartridge until immediately before you install it in the printer.
Toner nearly empty message
Check printed pages, page counter, and display messages regularly. If the
indicator starts blinking,
the printer has nearly run out of toner or the toner is not evenly distributed inside the cartridge.
READY
KCMY
*K stands for Black, C stands for Cyan, M stands for Magenta and Y stands for Yellow.
Although you can print up to 300 (Black) and 500 (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) additional pages (at 5%
coverage) after the TONER LOW message first appears, be sure to replace the toner cartridge with a new
one before it becomes completely empty. When this occurs, the
indicator on the LCD panel will
disappear.
TONER EMPTY message
When the following message appears on the LCD panel and the printer stops printing, you need to
replace the toner cartridge:
TONER EMPTY
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Replacing the toner cartridges
Do not put the toner cartridge into a fire. It could explode.
■ Brother strongly recommends that you do not refill the toner cartridge provided with your printer.
We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand
replacement toner cartridges. Using or attempting to use potentially incompatible toner and /or
toner cartridges in your printer may cause damage to the printer itself and/or it may result in
unsatisfactory print quality. Our warranty coverage does not apply to any problem that was
caused by the use of unauthorized third party toner and toner cartridges. To protect your
investment and guarantee your print quality please continue to replace consumed toner
cartridges with only Genuine Brother Branded Supplies.
■ Printing with a third-party toner or third-party toner cartridges may reduce not only the print
quality but also the quality and life of the printer itself. It may also cause serious damage to the
performance and life of a drum unit. Warranty coverage does not apply to problems caused by
the use of third-party toner or third-party toner cartridges.
We recommend that you clean the printer when you replace the toner cartridge. See Cleaning on
page 5-21.
To replace the toner cartridge, follow these steps:
1 Open the front cover of the printer.
Figure 5-1
2
3
Pull out the used toner cartridge.
Take the new toner cartridge out of the box.
Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, immediately wipe
or wash it off with cold water.
■ Be sure to seal up the toner cartridge tightly so that toner powder does not spill out of the
cartridge.
■ Discard the used toner cartridge according to local regulations, keeping it separate from
domestic waste. If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office.
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 5
4
Hold the cartridge level with both hands and gently rock it from side to side three to four times to
spread the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Remove the tape labeled REMOVE and the orange
protective cover from the new toner cartridge.
Figure 5-2
■ Wait to unpack the toner cartridge until immediately before you put it in the printer. If toner
cartridges are left unpacked for a long time, the toner life will be shortened.
■ Put the toner cartridge into the printer immediately after you have removed the protective cover.
To prevent degradation to the print quality, do not touch the shaded parts shown in Figure 5-3.
Figure 5-3
5
Put in the new toner cartridge by positioning it in the guide. Slide it gently into the printer. Do not try
to push or lock the new toner cartridge in; it must rest loosely in the guide rails and will automatically
be properly positioned when the front cover is closed. Note that each color cartridge is individually
keyed to prevent improper installation. Match each cartridge color label to the same color label on
the printer.
K
K
Y
Y
M
C
Figure 5-4
6
Close the front cover.
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M
C
■ Slide the toner cartridges into the printer gently. Do not try to lock them into the printer by
pushing them. They must stay loosely in the guide rails so they will be properly positioned when
the front cover is closed.
■ If you use consumable items other than genuine Brother supplies or if you use refilled toner
cartridges, the printer could be damaged or might not work properly. This may void your
warranty.
■ Do not stand a toner cartridge on its end or turn it upside down.
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Waste toner pack
After you have printed approximately 12,000 images at 5% coverage, you must change the waste toner
pack.
NEAR WASTE TONER
READY
Waste toner pack full message
When the waste toner pack is full, the following message appears on the LCD and the printer will stop
printing. When you see this message, you must replace the waste toner pack:
WASTE TONER
Replace the waste toner
Do not re-use the waste toner pack.
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Replacing the waste toner pack
■ Do not put the waste toner pack into a fire. It could explode.
■ Be careful not to spill the toner. Do not inhale or allow it to get into your eyes.
Handle the waste toner pack carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, immediately wipe
or wash it off with cold water.
1
Open the front cover of the printer.
Figure 5-5
2
Remove the waste toner pack from the holder at the lower right hand side of the printer. Be careful
not to spill the toner.
Figure 5-6
3
Take the cap off the new wast toner pack, and put the cap on the used waste toner pack.
Figure 5-7
■ When you discard the used waste toner pack, place it in the plastic bag included with the
replacement waste toner pack.
■ Discard the used waste toner pack according to local regulations, keeping it separate from
domestic waste. If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office.
4
5
Put the new waste toner pack into the waste toner pack holder.
Close the front cover.
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OPC belt cartridge
Replace OPC belt cartridge message
When the OPC belt cartridge runs out, the following message appears on the LCD. When you see this
message, you must replace the OPC belt cartridge:
REPLACE OPC BELT
READY
■ Do not touch the surface of the OPC belt cartridge. If you touch it, it could degrade print quality.
■ Do not expose the OPC belt cartridge to light (more than 800 lux) for more than 2 minutes. This
could degrade print quality.
■ Damage caused by improper handling of the OPC belt cartridge may void your warranty.
Replacing the OPC belt cartridge
1
2
Turn off the printer power switch.
Open the top cover of the printer.
Figure 5-8
3
To release the lock, push the green belt cartridge lock levers on both sides inwards.
Figure 5-9
5 - 10 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
4
Remove the OPC belt cartridge from the printer.
Figure 5-10
5
Remove the tension release pins from both sides of the new OPC belt cartridge.
Figure 5-11
6
Remove the protective sheet from the new OPC belt cartridge. Do not touch the green part of the
OPC belt cartridge.
Figure 5-12
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 11
7
Put the new OPC belt cartridge into the printer guides with the flat side facing you.
Figure 5-13
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
To lock the cartridge into the printer, push the belt cartridge lock levers that are on both sides of the
OPC belt cartridge outwards.
Close the top cover.
Turn the printer power switch back on.
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, –, Set or Back) to take the printer off line.
Press + or – until RESET MENU appears.
Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or – until PARTS LIFE appears.
Press Set, and then press + until OPC BELT appears.
Press Set. The printer is now in the READY state.
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Fusing unit
Replace fusing unit message
When the following message appears on the LCD panel, you must replace the fusing unit.
REPLACE FUSER
READY
The fusing unit and the parts around it are hot! Be sure to wait until the fusing unit has cooled down
sufficiently before replacing the fusing unit.
If you touch the hot parts, you might get injured.
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Replacing the fusing unit
1
2
Turn off the printer power switch. To avoid injury, wait until the printer has cooled down sufficiently
before you replace the fusing unit.
Open the back cover of the printer.
Figure 5-14
3
To release the fusing unit from the printer, release the lock levers that are on both sides of the fusing
unit as shown in Figure 5-15.
Figure 5-15
4
Hold the handles on both sides as you take the fusing unit out of the printer.
Figure 5-16
5 - 14 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
5
Put the new fusing unit into the printer. Be sure to insert the fusing unit completely into the printer.
Figure 5-17
6
Secure the fusing unit with the two lock levers that are on both sides of the fusing unit.
Figure 5-18
7
Move the fusing unit pressure release levers to the Set position.
Figure 5-19
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Close the back cover.
Turn the printer power switch back on.
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, –, Set or Back) to take the printer off line.
Press + or – until RESET MENU appears.
Press Set to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or – until PARTS LIFE appears.
Press Set, and then press + until FUSER UNIT appears.
Press Set. The printer is now in the READY state.
Please be careful when replacing the fusing unit. Do not put pressure on the fusing unit; it should
go in easily. If it does not, make sure the fusing unit connector is free to move.
Do not apply force! It could damage both the fusing unit and the printer.
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120K kit
When you see the following message on the LCD, you must replace the items in the 120K kit, which are
the transfer belt cleaner, transfer roller, paper pick-up roller, separator pad and transfer belt.
■ We recommend that you call your service provider when you see the following message on the
LCD panel:
REPLACE 120K KIT
READY
■ It is also recommended that your dealer or Brother Customer Service replace the paper pick-up
roller, separator pad and transfer belt.
■ When you replace the transfer belt cleaner and transfer roller, please follow the instructions. See
Replacing the transfer belt cleaner on page 5-16 and Replacing the transfer roller on page 5-18.
Replacement of only the transfer belt cleaner and the transfer roller is not a full 120K service and
the counter should not be reset until these additional parts are replaced.
Replacing the transfer belt cleaner
Both ends of the transfer belt cleaner roller consist of metal bearings that connect the bias element
to the power supply. These must be connected properly when you install the transfer belt cleaner.
Be sure to check how to connect them properly by looking at the old transfer belt cleaner before
you begin replacement.
1) Turn off the printer power switch.
2) Open the top cover of the printer.
Figure 5-20
5 - 16 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
3) Remove the transfer belt cover.
Figure 5-21
4) Remove the transfer belt cleaner by grasping the handle and lift it up.
Figure 5-22
5) Clean the area where the new transfer belt cleaner is to be installed with a dry cotton cloth.
Figure 5-23
6) Put the new transfer belt cleaner into the printer by gently placing the brass bearings into the
guides, and then pushing the handle down until the bearings click into place. Make sure the
transfer belt cleaner is free to move slightly upwards (rotating slightly around the bearings) in
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 17
the housing after you have installed it.
Figure 5-24
7) Put the transfer belt cleaner cover back in, and then close the top cover.
8) Turn the printer power switch back on.
Replacing the transfer roller
If you have the duplex unit installed, open the duplex back cover and the duplex inside unit first
before you open the back cover of the printer.
1) Turn off the printer power switch.
2) Open the back cover of the printer.
Figure 5-25
3) Release the transfer roller lock levers on the right and left-hand sides, and then lift the levers to
5 - 18 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
release the transfer roller.
Figure 5-26
4) Take out the transfer roller by gently pulling the right-hand side up and sliding the transfer roller
to the right.
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 19
Figure 5-27
5) Put in the new transfer roller by holding the lock levers of the transfer roller and adjusting the
angle of the transfer roller lever shafts (both sides) to match the transfer unit grooves. Put the
transfer roller onto the shafts and place the roller onto the springs as shown below:
Figure 5-28
Lock levers
Transfer roller shaft
Spring
Figure 5-29
Figure 5-30
6) Push the lock levers down to lock the transfer roller into place.
7) Close the back cover.
8) Turn the printer power switch back on.
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Cleaning
Clean the outside and inside of the printer regularly with a dry soft cloth. When you replace the toner
cartridge, make sure you clean the inside of the printer. If printed pages are stained with toner, clean the
inside of the printer with a dry soft cloth.
■ Use water. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the surface of
the printer.
■ Do not use cleaning materials that contain ammonia. They could damage the printer, particularly
the toner cartridges.
We recommend cleaning the following parts of the printer every 20,000 printed pages or every 12
months:
■ Paper guides of the paper tray
■ Registration roller
■ Paper pick-up roller
■ Transfer roller unit
■ Transfer roller guide
■ Exit roller
■ Laser unit
■ Dust proof glass
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 21
Cleaning the outside of the printer
Clean the outside of the printer as follows:
1 Turn off the printer power switch and unplug the printer.
2 Take the paper tray out of the printer.
3 Wipe the outside of the printer with a soft cloth to remove dust. Dip the cloth in water and wring it
out thoroughly for cleaning.
Figure 5-31
4
Clean the paper guides of the paper tray with a dry soft cloth. Remove anything that is stuck inside
the paper tray.
Figure 5-32
5
6
Put the paper tray back in the printer.
Plug the printer into the AC power outlet/socket, and then turn the printer power switch back on.
5 - 22 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
Cleaning the inside of the printer
When you clean the inside of the printer, pay attention to the following:
■ If your clothes are smeared with toner, wipe off the toner with a dry cloth. Immediately wash your
clothes in cold water to avoid stains.
■ The fusing unit and the parts around it are hot! Never touch the shaded areas shown below.
■ Never touch or clean the transfer roller because print quality may be adversely affected.
■ Be careful not to inhale the toner.
Clean the printer interior as follows:
1 Turn off the printer power switch and unplug the printer.
2 Open the back cover of the printer.
Figure 5-33
3
Clean the registration roller and the paper pick-up roller with a dry soft cloth to prevent paper jams.
Figure 5-34
Figure 5-35
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 23
■ Be careful you do not break the actuator while cleaning the registration roller and paper pick-up
roller.
■ Make sure you do not put too much pressure on the registration roller and paper pick-up roller.
This could damage them and cause poor print quality.
Figure 5-36
4
Figure 5-37
Clean the transfer roller unit and the transfer roller guide with a dry soft cloth to prevent paper jams.
Figure 5-38
5
Clean the exit roller. This will help to prevent paper jams at the paper exit and dirt from appearing
on your printouts.
Figure 5-39
6
Close the back cover.
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7
Open the top cover.
Figure 5-40
8
To release the lock, push the green belt cartridge lock levers that are on both sides inwards.
Figure 5-41
9
Remove the OPC belt cartridge from the printer.
Figure 5-42
10
Place the OPC belt cartridge on a flat surface and cover the shiny green OPC belt with a piece of
paper to prevent exposing it to light.
■ Do not touch the OPC belt surface with your bare hands or gloves.
■ If the belt is exposed for more than two minutes to a light source of 800 lux, the belt could be
damaged.
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE 5 - 25
11
Open the front cover of the printer.
Figure 5-43
12
13
Take all the toner cartridges out of the printer.
Clean the surface of the laser unit with a cotton cloth.
Figure 5-44
14
Open the dust proof glass cover.
Figure 5-45
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15
Clean the surface of the dust proof glass with a dry cotton swab.
Figure 5-46
Do not use volatile liquids such as thinner or benzene for cleaning the dust proof glass. This might
cause poor print quality.
16
17
18
19
Close the dust proof glass cover.
Put all the toner cartridges and the OPC belt cartridge back in the printer.
Close the front cover and the top cover.
Plug the printer into the AC power outlet/socket, and then turn the printer power switch back on.
Do not use volatile liquids such as thinner or benzene for cleaning the dust proof glass. This might
cause poor print quality.
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Shipping the printer
■ Once your printer has been set-up and used, we do not recommend that it be moved or shipped
unless absolutely necessary.
■ Color laser printers are complex printing devices. Moving the printer or shipping it without
properly removing the installed supplies can result in SEVERE damage to the printer. As a
result, your printer may not operate properly afterwards.
■ If the printer must be shipped, please go to http://solutions.brother.com for a detailed,
step-by-step instruction on how to properly prepare your printer for transport.
■ Failure to properly prepare the printer for shipping according to the instructions located at
http://solutions.brother.com may VOID YOUR WARRANTY.
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6
Troubleshooting
If you do not follow the instructions for using the printer, you may be responsible for all repairs.
LCD messages
If any problems occur, the printer automatically stops printing, diagnoses the problem, and displays the
resulting message on the LCD to alert you. Take the appropriate action, referring to the following tables.
If you cannot clear the problem, call the dealer you bought the printer from or Brother Customer Service.
.
The control panel LCD names for the paper trays are as follows.
■ Standard paper tray: TRAY1
■ Optional lower tray: TRAY2
■ Optional duplex unit: DX
Error messages
When any one of the following messages appear, the printer will stop operating.
Error message
Remarks
TONER EMPTY X
Replace the X toner cartridge
X = C, M, Y, K,
NO TONER X
Install the X toner cartridge
X = C, M, Y, K,
COVER OPEN
Close the Front Cover
COVER OPEN
Close the Top Cover
COVER OPEN
Close the Back Cover
COVER OPEN
Close the Duplex Unit Cover
JAM X
Remove the jammed paper. See the alphanumerical diagram to check on the
location
X = A1, A2, B, C, D or E
NO PAPER T1/2
Load paper into Tray 1/2.
WASTE TONER
Replace the waste toner pack.
NO OPC BELT
Install the OPC belt.
Check that the charging roller
(on the bottom of the OPC belt
cartridge) is locked in place
and the levers are closed.
NO TR ROLLER
Install the transfer roller.
ILLEGAL TONER
Use only Brother genuine toner cartridges.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 1
Error message
Remarks
NO TRAY 1/2
The indicated paper tray was not detected,install it, or make sure it is inserted
properly.
SIZE ERROR T2
Specify the correct paper size for the indicated tray.
SIZE ERROR DX
Can only Duplex on specified sizes. Check the printer driver settings and the
paper size in the paper tray.
STACKER FULL
Remove the paper from the output tray.
MEDIA MISMATCH
Media mismatch between the Printer and the Printer Driver setting. Put XX in
Tray <1/2>.
XX = Plain Paper,
Transparencies, Thick Paper,
Thicker Paper, Thin Paper
SIZE MISMATCH
Put <size> Paper size in Tray <1/2>. Paper mismatch between the Printer and
the Printer Driver setting.
MANUAL FEED
Put paper <size> into tray1, and then press GO.
MEDIATYPE ERROR
Specify the correct media type: XX
XX=T1, T2, or DX
NO FUSING UNIT
A fusing unit was not detected. Please install one.
CARD ERROR
An error occurred while accessing the Flash card. Check that the driver is
formatted and not in Write Protect mode.
CARD REMOVAL
The Flash card was removed while the printer was powered on. Power cycle the
printer.
STORAGE FULL
The RAMDISK SIZE is set to 0 MB or there is no more space to store jobs.
STORAGE FULL
There is no space in the CompactFlash.
DOWNLOAD FULL
The download buffer of the printer is full. Add more memory to the printer.
MEMORY FULL
The printer memory is full and the printer is unable to print the page. Add more
memory.
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XX = T1, T2 or DX
Maintenance messages
Error Message
Meaning
Action
When the
mark blinks ( ), the
indicated color toner is nearly
empty. K: Black, C: Cyan, M:
Magenta, Y: Yellow. When the
toner becomes empty, the
indicator disappears completely.
Be ready to replace the toner
cartridges when the toner is nearly
empty. Replace it when the toner
becomes empty.
REPLACE OPC BELT
It is time to replace the OPC belt
cartridge.
Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
REPLACE FUSER
It is time to replace the fusing unit. Replace the fusing unit.
REPLACE 120K KIT
It is time to replace the transfer
belt cleaner, paper discharger,
transfer roller, separator pad,
paper pick-up roller and transfer
belt.
Call your dealer or Brother Customer
Service to replace the transfer belt
cleaner, paper discharger, transfer
roller, separator pad, paper pick-up
roller and transfer belt.
REPLACE PF KIT2
It is time to replace the paper
feeding kit 2.
Call your dealer or Brother Customer
Service for a replacement of the
paper feeding kit 2.
NEAR WASTE TONER
The waste toner pack is almost
full.
Replace the waste toner pack.
K C M Y
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 3
Call service messages
When any of the following messages appear on the LCD, turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn the printer on again. If this does not clear the problem, call your dealer or Brother Customer
Service. Tell them the message number for quick troubleshooting.
Call Service
Message
Meaning
Action
ERROR S01
SERVICE CALL
Fatal error EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S02
SERVICE CALL
ADRL error EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S03
SERVICE CALL
ADRS error EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S04
SERVICE CALL
Bus error EX (INSTRUCT)
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S05
SERVICE CALL
Bus error EX (DATA L/S)
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S06
SERVICE CALL
Syscall EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S07
SERVICE CALL
Breakpoint EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S08
SERVICE CALL
Reserved INSTRUCT EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S09
SERVICE CALL
Coprocessor UNUSAB EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S10
SERVICE CALL
Arithmetic overflow EX
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S11
SERVICE CALL
Undefined interrupt
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S12
SERVICE CALL
Software 1 interrupt
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S13
SERVICE CALL
Software 2 interrupt
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR S21
SERVICE CALL
Unknown operator call
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR E41
SERVICE CALL
Engine communication error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H37
SERVICE CALL
PCI register error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H38
SERVICE CALL
PCI bus connection error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H39
SERVICE CALL
BRNET typing error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H60
SERVICE CALL
Bus error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H61
SERVICE CALL
ROM check sum error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H63
SERVICE CALL
DRAM access error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
6 - 4 TROUBLESHOOTING
Call Service
Message
Meaning
Action
ERROR H66
SERVICE CALL
NVRAM write error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H67
SERVICE CALL
NVRAM read error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H68
SERVICE CALL
NVRAM bus error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H73
SERVICE CALL
Flash read error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR H74
SERVICE CALL
Flash write error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EC3
WARNING
NVRAM ERROR
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EC4
WARNING
Engine controller hardware error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EC7
WARNING
Process timing clock error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED1
WARNING
Yellow switching clutch error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED2
WARNING
Magenta switching clutch error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED3
WARNING
Cyan switching clutch error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED4
WARNING
Black switching clutch error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED5
WARNING
Yellow switching solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED6
WARNING
Magenta switching solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED7
WARNING
Cyan switching solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ED8
WARNING
Black switching solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE1
WARNING
Developing motor error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE2
WARNING
Main motor error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE3
WARNING
Transfer belt error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE5
WARNING
Transfer roller solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE6
WARNING
Transfer belt cleaning solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE8
WARNING
Fusing unit clutch error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EE9
WARNING
Belt marker sensor error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EEL
WARNING
Erase LED error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 5
Call Service
Message
Meaning
Action
ERROR EF0
WARNING
Cooling fan error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EF3
WARNING
Laser fan error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EF4
WARNING
Fuser fan error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EF5
WARNING
Charger HV unit error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EF6
WARNING
LVPS error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EH0
WARNING
Fuser thermistor error
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EH1
WARNING
Fuser heater error
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EH2
WARNING
Fuser temperature low error at
warming up
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EH3
WARNING
Fuser temperature low error
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EH4
WARNING
Fuser temperature high error
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EHA
WARNING
Fuser AC OFF error
Turn off the printer. Wait 15 minutes, and then
turn it on again.
ERROR EN1
WARNING
Duplex connection error 1
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EN2
WARNING
Duplex connection error 2
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EN3
WARNING
HVU connection error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EN4
WARNING
Toner empty sensor connection error Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
1
then turn it on again.
ERROR EN5
WARNING
Toner empty sensor connection error Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
2
then turn it on again.
ERROR EN6
WARNING
LFU connection error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EL1
WARNING
Beam detector error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EL2
WARNING
Scanner motor error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR ELL
WARNING
Laser power error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EP1
WARNING
Duplex controller hardware error 1
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EP2
WARNING
Duplex controller hardware error 2
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EP4
WARNING
Duplex motor error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
ERROR EP5
WARNING
Outer pass select solenoid error
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, and
then turn it on again.
6 - 6 TROUBLESHOOTING
Paper jams and how to clear them
If paper jams inside the printer, the printer will stop. One of the following LCD messages will appear to
tell you where to find the jammed paper.
E
C
B
A1
D
A2
Figure 6-1
JAM A1
Paper jam in the standard paper tray (TRAY1)
JAM A2
Paper jam in the optional lower tray (TRAY2)
JAM B
Paper jam at the entrance to the fusing roller.
JAM C
Paper jam where the paper comes out of the printer.
JAM D
Paper jam in the lower assembly of the duplex unit
JAM E
Paper jam in the upper assembly of the duplex unit
Paper may jam in the paper tray, inside the printer, at the back cover, or where the paper comes out of
the printer. Check where the jam is and follow the instructions on the next few pages to remove the
jammed paper.
If the error message still appears on the LCD after you remove the jammed paper, there may be more
paper jammed somewhere else. Please check the printer thoroughly.
After you have followed the instructions, the printer will resume printing automatically. However, the
Status LED may come on and the following message may appear on the display:
PAUSE
After a paper jam has occurred, data usually stays in the printer memory. The message prompts you to
do a form feed to print the data that is left. Press Go to continue.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 7
■ Do not touch the toner surface of the jammed paper. It might stain your hands or clothes.
■ After removing the jammed paper, and the next printed page is stained with toner, print several
test pages before restarting your print job.
■ Remove the jammed paper carefully to prevent spreading toner.
■ Take care not to stain your hands and clothes. Wash toner stains immediately with cold water.
■ Never touch the transfer roller.
■ If the paper in the paper tray is creased at the edges, paper jams can occur. To prevent this,
please turn the paper over.
Do not use the following paper:
■ Bent/curled paper
■ Moist paper
■ Paper that does not meet specifications
JAM A1 / JAM A2 (paper jam in the paper tray)
JAM A1
JAM A2
If there is a paper jam in the paper tray, follow these steps:
1
2
Pull out the paper tray.
Take out the jammed paper.
Figure 6-2
3
4
5
Put the paper tray back in the printer.
Open the back cover. If there is any jammed paper where the paper comes out, remove it.
Close the back cover.
6 - 8 TROUBLESHOOTING
JAM B (paper jam at the entrance to the fusing roller)
JAM B
If there is a paper jam at the entrance to the fusing roller, follow the same steps to remove the jammed
paper as for JAM C (paper jam where the paper comes out of the printer). Otherwise, follow the steps
below:
The fusing roller is extremely hot during operation. Remove the paper carefully.
If you have the duplex unit installed, open the duplex back cover and then duplex inside unit first
before open the back cover of the printer.
1
2
Open the back cover.
Remove the jammed paper by holding it with both hands and pulling it slowly toward you.
Figure 6-3
3
If the paper is caught in the registration roller, remove the jammed paper by holding it with both
hands and pulling it slowly toward you.
Figure 6-4
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 9
If the paper is caught in the fusing roller, follow the steps below:
4
Open the back cover.
Figure 6-5
5
Release the fusing unit pressure release levers on both sides.
Figure 6-6
6
Remove the jammed paper at the back of the printer by holding it with both hands and pulling it
slowly toward you.
Figure 6-7
7
8
Lock the fusing unit pressure release levers and close the top cover.
Close the back cover.
6 - 10 TROUBLESHOOTING
JAM C (paper jam where the paper comes out of the printer)
JAM C
If paper has passed behind the back cover and there is a paper jam where the paper comes out, follow
the steps below:
If you have the duplex unit installed, open the duplex back cover and then the duplex inside unit first
before opening the back cover of the printer.
1
Open the back cover and release the fusing unit pressure release levers.
Figure 6-8
2
Remove the jammed paper by pulling it out slowly.
Figure 6-9
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 11
3
Reset the fusing unit pressure release levers.
Figure 6-10
4
Close the back cover.
Figure 6-11
6 - 12 TROUBLESHOOTING
JAM D (paper jam in the lower part of the duplex unit)
JAM D
If there is a paper jam in the lower part of the duplex unit, follow these steps:
1
Open the duplex back cover.
Figure 6-12
2
Remove the jammed paper by pulling it out slowly.
Figure 6-13
3
Close the duplex back cover.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 13
JAM E (paper jam in the upper part of the duplex unit)
JAM E
If there is a paper jam in the upper part of the duplex unit, follow these steps:
1
Open the duplex back cover.
Figure 6-14
2
Open the duplex inside unit.
Figure 6-15
6 - 14 TROUBLESHOOTING
3
If the paper is caught in the lower exit of the duplex unit, remove the jammed paper by pulling it out
slowly.
Figure 6-16
4
If the jammed paper is at the upper exit of the duplex unit, remove it by rotating the green pinch roller
downwards to feed the paper out through the exit of the unit.
Figure 6-17
5
Close the duplex inside unit and the duplex back cover.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 15
Improving the print quality
If you are having problems with print quality, please do a test print first (press the Set button 3 times).
If the problem appears on the printout, then match it to one of the examples below and follow the
recommendation. If the problem does not appear on the test print, please check driver settings and the
interface cables as the problem may not lie with printer.
You can resolve a print quality problem by replacing a toner cartridge with a new one when the toner
indicators start blinking or the LCD shows the TONER EMPTY message.
Examples of poor print quality
Recommendation
White lines or bands or ribbing
across the page
1) Check that the printer is on a solid level surface.
2) Check that the back cover is closed properly.
3) Check that the toner cartridges are installed properly.
4) Shake the toner cartridges gently.
5) Check that the transfer roller is installed properly.
6) Replace the transfer roller.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Colors are light or unclear on the
whole page
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
White streaks or bands down the
page
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
6 - 16 TROUBLESHOOTING
1) Check that the recommended paper was used.
2) Change the paper to freshly unpacked paper, and then check that the
problem is solved.
3) Check that the back cover is closed properly.
4) Shake the toner cartridges gently.
5) Clean the scanner dust glass.
Clean the dust proof glass.
Identify the missing color and replace that toner cartridge.
*The toner has probably reached the end of its life.
However, when you see a white vertical line on the toner roller, try the
following procedure.
1) Cut a sheet approx. 50mm x 50mm out of a transparency film.
2) Insert the film about 10mm into the gap between the toner roller and the
blade.
3) Slide the film and pull it out as shown below.
Examples of poor print quality
Recommendation
Colored streaks or bands down the
page
1) Identify the missing color and replace that toner cartridge.
2) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Colored lines across the page
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
White spots or hollow print
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Completely blank or some colors are
missing
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Identify the missing color and replace that toner cartridge.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Colored spots or Toner stain
1) Change the paper to freshly unpacked paper, and then check that the
problem was solved.
2) Check that the recommended paper was used.
3) Check that the room temperature is higher than 10 °C (50 °F)
1) Check that the back cover is closed properly.
2) Check that the front cover is closed properly.
3) Identify the missing color and check that the toner cartridge is installed
properly.
4) Replace the toner cartridge.
5) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
Replace the toner cartridge.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 17
Examples of poor print quality
Recommendation
Toner scatter or toner stain
1) Identify the color causing the problem and replace that toner cartridge.
2) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
The color of your printouts are not
what you expected
1) Check that the toner cartridges are installed properly.
2) Check that the toner cartridges are not empty.
3) Perform the calibration. see 3-11.
4) Adjust the color by using the custom setting in the driver and by using
the control panel. Colors the printer can display and colors you see on
a monitor are different. The printer may not be able to reproduce the
colors on your monitor. See 3-11.
5) Check to make sure the recommended paper was used.
All one color
Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
Shade on the transparency
1) Change to the recommended type of transparency, and then check that
the problem is solved.
2) Check that the media type mode is selected properly
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Color mis-registration
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Uneven density appears periodically
across the page
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Missing image at edge
6 - 18 TROUBLESHOOTING
1) Check that the OPC belt cartridge is installed properly.
2) Check that the cleaning roller is installed properly.
3) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
4) Replace the cleaning roller.
1) Check that the toner cartridges are installed properly.
2) Check that the OPC belt cartridge is installed properly.
3) Check that the cleaning roller is installed properly.
4) Chedk that the back cover is closed properly.
5) Check that the fusing unit is installed properly.
6) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
1) Check that the toner cartridges are installed properly.
2) Check that the OPC belt cartridge is installed properly.
3) Replace the toner cartridge.
4) Replace the OPC belt cartridge.
Examples of poor print quality
Recommendation
Wrinkle
1) Change to a recommended type of paper, and then check that the
problem is solved.
2) Check that the back cover is closed properly.
3) Check that the transfer roller is installed properly.
4) Check that the fusing unit is installed properly.
5) Replace the fusing unit.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Mixed color image
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
1) Check that the front cover is closed properly.
2) Check that the toner cartridges are installed properly.
3) Check that the transfer roller is installed properly.
4) Replace the toner cartridges.
Insufficient gloss
Check that the recommended paper is being used.
Offset image
Check that the recommended paper is being used.
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Poor fixing
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Poor fixing when printed on thick
paper
1) Check that the recommended paper is used.
2) Check that the media type mode is selected properly.
3) Check that the release lever of fusing unit is selected properly.
4) Replace the fusing unit.
Set the printer to thick paper mode through the control panel or the printer
driver.
If the same problem occurs again, call your dealer or Brother Customer Service.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 19
Q&A
You may occasionally encounter a difficulty with your HL-2700CN printer. This section contains
frequently asked questions and the answers. Find your question below, and then follow the
recommended steps. You can correct most problems yourself.
Setting up the printer hardware
Question
Recommendation
The printer does not come on. Check the following:
■ The printer is securely plugged into the AC power outlet/socket.
■ The power source is active.
■ The power switch is on.
The printer does not print.
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Check the following:
■ The printer is turned on.
■ The printer is online.
■ All of the protective parts have been removed.
■ All the covers on the printer are closed.
■ The toner cartridges are installed properly.
■ The TONER EMPTY message is not displayed on the LCD. If one or more
toner indicators are on, replace those toner cartridges.
■ The interface cable is securely connected between the printer and computer.
■ If the Alarm LED is blinking: See Error messages on page 6-1.
■ The HL-2700CN printer is selected in the printer settings in your application.
■ The host is configured properly: check printer port, print manager, etc. (clear
stored job or 'use print manager' is turned off)
■ There is no jammed paper inside the printer.
■ Paper is in the paper tray.
■ An error message is not displayed.
Setting up the printer
Question
Recommendation
I cannot print from my
application software.
■ Make sure that the supplied Windows® printer driver is installed properly and
selected in your application software.
I cannot print the entire page.
■ Check that the size of paper in the feeder is the same as the paper size you
selected in your application or in the printer driver.
■ Check that the interface cable is connected to the printer and computer
securely.
Computer indicates a device
time-out.
■ If the Alarm LED is blinking, clear it and then try to print again. See LCD
messages on page 6-1 under Error messages.
■ If the Alarm LED is off, wait a short while and then click the Retry button in the
PC screen dialog box.
■ Check that the printer is on line.
Computer indicates paper is
empty.
Paper is empty. Put paper in the feeder, and then press Go to recover from the
error status.
Computer indicates off line
Press Go to put the printer in the Ready state.
Computer indicates power is
off
Check that the printer is securely plugged into the AC power outlet/socket and
that the power switch is on.
Computer indicates an error
message other than above.
Check the following;
■ The computer can work in bi-directional mode.
■ The printer port is correct.
■ Selection of the printer is correct.
■ Recommended interface cable is being used. (IEEE 1284 compliant)
Or, select the Control tag in the driver and set the Status Monitor to off.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 21
Paper handling
Question
Recommendation
The printer does not feed
paper.
■ Check to see if the Alarm LED is on. If so, the paper tray may be out of paper
or not properly inserted. If it is empty, put a new stack of paper in the paper
tray.
■ If there is paper in the paper tray, make sure that it is straight. If the paper is
curled, you should straighten it before printing. Sometimes it is helpful to
remove the paper, turn the stack over, and then put it back in the paper tray.
■ Reduce the stack of paper in the paper tray, and then try again.
How can I load envelopes?
You can feed envelopes from the paper tray (Tray 1). Make sure you adjust the
paper guide. Your application software also must be set up properly to print on
the size of envelopes you are using. This is usually done in the Page Setup or
Document Setup menu of your software. See your applications manual for more
information.
Which paper can I use?
See What kind of paper can I use? on page 1-10 for detailed paper
specifications.
How can I clear paper jams?
See Paper jams and how to clear them on page 6-7.
The printer feeds more than
one sheet at a time.
Check the following:
■ The paper in the tray is all the same type.
■ The paper meets the specifications.
■ Paper stack was fanned before loading.
■ The stack of paper is not too high.
■ The side guide is not set too tight.
Paper skews while feeding.
Check the following:
■ The side guide is adjusted properly.
■ The amount of paper you loaded is correct. See Paper specifications on page
A-4.
Sometimes mis-picking of
paper from the paper tray or
mis-feeding of paper from the
paper exit occurs.
Clean the paper guide, the registration roller and the exit roller. See Cleaning on
page 5-21.
6 - 22 TROUBLESHOOTING
Printing
Question
Recommendation
The printer prints
unexpectedly or it prints
incorrect characters.
■ Cancel the print job from your computer. Then, turn the printer off and on, or
reset the printer and try your print job again.
■ Make sure your application software is properly set up to use this printer.
Check the printer driver settings or printer settings in your application
software.
The computer hangs up when Check to see that the system resources are enough (PC memory, etc.). When
the printer starts printing, or an you have many applications open, the system resources of your PC will not be
application error occurs.
enough and will cause your PC to hang up. Close applications you are not using
and try again.
The headers or footers appear
when I view my document on
the screen but do not show up
when I print them.
Most laser printers have a restricted area that cannot be printed. Adjust the top
and bottom margins in your document to allow for this.
Printing takes too long.
■ Color graphic images contain a large amount of data and the printer will take
a relatively long time to complete printing.
■ When you print in Super Fine mode, the printer will take a relatively long time
to finish printing.
■ When the Status LED is blinking, the printer is getting ready to print. Print
speed depends on memory size or performance of your PC and memory size
of the printer.
The printer doesn't print in
color.
■ The printer may be set to monochrome mode.
TROUBLESHOOTING 6 - 23
A
Appendix
Printer specifications
Printing
Print method
Electrophotography by semiconductor laser beam scanning
Laser
Wavelength
780 nm
Output
5 mW max.
Resolution
600 dpi class
600 dpi class with CAPT
600 x 600 dpi
600 x 600 dpi with CAPT (The resolution can be enhanced to 2400 dpi class by using
CAPT (Color Advanced Photoscale Technology) and Brother exclusive HRC (High
Resolution Control))
Print speed
Standard
Up to 31 ppm (A4/Letter size in monochrome)
UP to 8 ppm (A4/Letter size in full color)
Duplex
Up to 14.5 ppm (A4/Letter size in monochrome)
Up to 4 ppm (A4/Letter size in full color)
Warm up time
Less than 45 seconds at 22 °C/71.6 °F (ambient) and AC power of 120 V or 240 V (120
V or 220/240 V models respectively).
First print
Monochrome
13 seconds or less
(A4/Letter size by face down print delivery from standard paper tray)
Full Color
19 seconds or less
(A4/Letter size by face down print delivery from standard paper tray)
Consumable items
Toner in a single color single-component cartridge
Life Expectancy: 10,000 (Black), 6,600 (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) single-sided
pages/cartridge (A4/Letter size paper with about 5% coverage).
Resident printer fonts PCL
A - 1 APPENDIX
66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmapped fonts, 13 barcode fonts
BR-Script
35 fonts
Option
BS-3000 (Upgradable up to PS 165 fonts), BT-1000
Features
CPU
MIPS TMPR4955 (300 MHz)
Emulation
Automatic emulation selection
PCL5C and PCL 6
BR-Script3
HP-GL
EPSON FX850
IBM Proprinter XL
Interface
Automatic interface selection among IEEE 1284 Parallel, 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet,
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Network conectivity
Interface
10/100 Base TX Ethemet (Auto Negotiation)
Protocol
TCP/IP
ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS,
DNS, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, POP3/SMTP, SMB
Print, IPP, FTP, SSDP, TELNET, SNMP, HTTP, TFTP
Netware IPX/SPX (Bindery/NDS)
AppleTalk
DLC/LLC
NetBEUI
Management tool BRAdmin Professional, Web Based Management, Web BRAdmin
RAM
64 MB
(Expandable up to 576 MB with SO-DIMMs)
The printer’s standard memory can vary depending on the printer model and country.
Storage device
CompactFlash® memory
(MicrodriveTM is not compatible.)
Control panel
6 buttons, 2 LEDs and one LCD that is a 2-line, 16-column display
Diagnostics
Self-diagnostic program
APPENDIX A - 2
Electrical and mechanical
Power Source
Power consumption
Noise
Temperature
Humidity
Dimensions
(W x D x H)
U.S.A. and Canada
AC 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Europe and Australia
AC 220 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Printing (Average)
670 W or less
Stand-by
200 W or less
Stand-by in sleep mode
35 W or less
Printing
LWAd = 6.6 bels or less
Stand-by
LWAd = 5.4 bels or less
Operating
10 to 32.5°C (50°F to 90.5°F)
Non-operational
5 to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Storage
0 to 35°C (38°F to 95°F)
Operating
20 to 80% (without condensation)
Storage
10 to 90% (without condensation)
480 (W) x 420 (D) x 385 (H) mm (18.9 x 16.4 x 15.2)
480 (W) x 470 (D) x 535 (H) mm (18.9 x 18.5 x 21.1 in.) with an optional lower tray unit
installed
480 (W) x 525 (D) x 590 (H) mm (18.9 x 20.7 x 23.2 in.) with installed optional lower tray
unit and optional duplex unit
Weight
Approx. 31.5 kg (69.4 lb)
Approx. 42.7 kg (94.1 lb) with optional lower tray unit, optional duplex unit and toner
cartridges installed
A - 3 APPENDIX
Paper specifications
Paper handling
Paper input
Paper output
Standard paper tray (Tray 1)
Up to 250 sheets of 75 g/m2 (20 lb)
Optional lower tray (Tray 2)
Up to 530 sheets of 75 g/m2 (20 lb)
Optional legal tray (Tray 1)
Up to 250 sheets of 75 g/m2 (20 lb)
Face-down print delivery
Up to 250 sheets of 75 g/m2 (20 lb)
Media specifications
Media types
Media weights
Media sizes
Standard paper
tray
Plain paper, Envelopes, Transparencies, Labels, Thick paper
Optional lower
tray
Plain paper, Thick paper
Optional legal
tray
Plain paper, Envelopes, Transparencies, Labels, Thick paper
Optional duplex
unit
Plain paper, Thick paper
Standard paper
tray
60 to 210 g/m2 (16 to 55 lb)
Optional lower
tray
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb)
Optional legal
tray
60 to 210 g/m2 (16 to 55 lb)
Optional duplex
unit
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb)
Standard paper
tray
A4, Letter, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, A5, COM10, DL
104.8 x 210 mm to 215.9 x 297 mm (4.1 x 8.3 in. to 8.5 x 11.7 in.)
Optional lower
tray
A4, Letter, B5 (JIS/ISO), Exective
Optional legal
tray
Legal, A4, Letter, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, A5, COM10, DL
104.8 x 210 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm (4.1 x 8.3 in. to 8.5 x 14 in.)
Optional duplex
unit
A4, Letter, Legal, B5 (JIS/ISO), Executive, A5
148 x 210 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm (5.8 x 8.3 in. to 8.5 x 14 in.)
APPENDIX A - 4
INDEX
- button ...................................................3-2, 3-3
F
Symbols
Factory settings ..................................3-22, 3-23
Fusing unit ..................................................5-13
+ button ..................................................3-2, 3-3
Numerics
120K kit ....................................................... 5-16
A
Accessories and supplies ............................... vi
Accessories tab ............................................. 2-8
Alarm LED .....................................................3-5
Automatic emulation selection .............1-6, 2-19
Automatic interface selection ...............1-6, 2-20
B
Back button ............................................3-2, 3-4
Barcode font ................................................ 4-16
Belt cartridge lock lever ............................... 5-10
BRAdmin Professional utility ....................... 2-18
Brother Solutions Center ...............................2-1
BR-Script ..................................................... 3-16
BR-Script3 mode ......................................... 3-21
Buttons .......................................................... 3-2
C
Call service messages .................................. 6-4
Color Advanced Photoscale Technology (CAPT)
..................................................................... 1-5
CompactFlash ............................................. 4-11
Consumable items ........................................5-1
Control panel ..........................................3-1, 3-7
Control panel LCD menu .............................. 3-9
D
G
Go button ......................................................3-2
H
High Resolution Control (HRC) .....................1-5
HP LaserJet mode ......................................3-21
HP-GL mode ...............................................3-21
I
IBM Proprinter XL mode .............................3-21
INFORMATION menu .................................3-10
INTERFACE menu ......................................3-17
IP address ................................ 3-16, 3-20, 3-25
J
Job Cancel button .........................................3-2
L
Labels .........................................................1-17
LCD (liquid crystal display) ....................3-1, 3-6
LED (light-emiting diode) ..............................3-5
legal tray (optional) ..............................1-10, 4-5
Lower tray unit ..............................................4-2
lower tray unit ..............................................1-10
M
Macintosh .............................................2-1, 2-16
Maintenance messages ................................6-3
Manual feed ................................................1-19
Memory, installing .......................................4-14
Menu settings .........................................3-2, 3-9
Data compression ......................................... 1-6
Date and time setting .................................. 3-19
Delete storage ............................................. 3-12
Device options .............................................. 2-5
Duplex ........................................................... 2-4
Duplex unit (optional) .................................... 4-7
NETWORK menu ........................................3-16
Network software ........................................2-18
E
OPC belt cartridge ......................................5-10
Emulation mode .......................................... 3-21
Envelopes ...................................................1-15
EPSON FX-850 mode ................................. 3-21
Error messages ............................................. 6-1
P
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N
O
Paper feed ..................................................1-18
PAPER menu ..............................................3-11
paper tray (standard) ..................................1-10
Parallel interface .........................................2-20
PCL ............................................ 1-6, 3-12, 3-21
PCL printer driver ..........................................2-2
Power save mode ......................................... 1-7
PRINT MENU menu .................................... 3-13
Print quality ...................................................2-4
Printer driver .................................2-1, 2-2, 2-10
Printer status messages ...............................3-7
PROOF data ............................................... 3-28
Protective sheet .......................................... 5-11
PS printer driver .......................................... 2-10
PUBLIC data ............................................... 3-28
Q
QUALITY menu ........................................... 3-11
R
Register your printer ........................................ v
Reprint .......................................................... 2-6
REPRINT menu .......................................... 3-18
RESET MENU menu .................................. 3-17
S
SECURE data ............................................. 3-29
Set button ...............................................3-2, 3-3
SETUP menu .............................................. 3-12
SO-DIMM .................................................... 4-13
Status LED .................................................... 3-5
Status Monitor ............................................... 2-6
T
TCP/IP ........................................................ 3-16
Tension release pin ..................................... 5-11
Toner cartridge .............................................. 5-4
Toner save mode ..........................................1-7
Transfer belt cleaner ................................... 5-16
Transfer belt cover ......................................5-17
Transfer roller .............................................. 5-18
Transfer roller lock lever .............................5-18
Transparency .............................................. 1-17
Tray feed ..................................................... 1-18
Troubleshooting ............................................ 6-1
U
USB interface .............................................. 2-20
W
Waste toner pack ..........................................5-8
Waste toner pack holder ...............................5-9
Watermark .................................................... 2-4
Windows .......................................2-1, 2-2, 6-21
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