Brother HL- 2400C Printer User Manual

Brother Colour Printer
USER’S GUIDE
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
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.
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 us at http://solutions.brother.com/ where you can get product support, the latest driver updates and
utilities, and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) and technical questions.
Note: Not all models are available in all countries.
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Symbols used in this guide
We use the following icons throughout this User’s Guide:
WARNING
WARNINGS tell you what to do to prevent possible personal injury.
CAUTION
CAUTIONS specify procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent possible
minor injuries.
IMPORTANT
IMPORTANT describes procedures you must follow or avoid to prevent
possible printer problems or printer damage, or damage to other objects.
Electrical Hazard icons alert you to a possible electrical shock.
Hot Surface icons warn you not to touch machine parts that are hot.
Note
Notes tell you how you should respond to a situation that may arise or give tips
about how the operation works with other features.
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Safety precautions
To use the printer safely
If you DO NOT follow these safety instructions, there is a possibility of a fire, electrical shock, burn or
suffocation. Please keep these instructions for later reference and read them before attempting any
maintenance.
WARNING
There are high voltage electrodes inside the printer. Before you clean the inside of the printer or replace
parts, make sure that you have turned off the power switch and unplugged the printer from the AC power
outlet.
DO NOT handle the plug with wet hands. Doing this might cause an electrical shock.
Always make sure the plug is fully inserted.
This product must be installed near an AC power outlet that is easily accessible. In case of an emergency,
you must disconnect the power cord from the AC power outlet to shut off the power completely.
Lightning and power surges can damage this product! We recommend that you use a quality surge
protection device on the AC power outlet, or unplug the cords during a lightning storm.
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Use the printer within the recommended power range.
Power source:
USA and Canada:
AC 110 to 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Europe and Australia:
AC 220 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
The power cord, including extensions, should be no longer than 5 meters (16.5 feet).
Do not share the same power circuit with other high-powered 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.
Avoid using this product during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from
lightning.
Use only the power cord provided with the machine.
Plastic bags are used in the packaging. To avoid danger of suffocation, keep these bags away from babies
and children.
DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray or any organic solvent/liquids contains alcohol or
ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the machine. Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. Refer
to Cleaning on page 128 for how to clean the machine.
DO NOT use a vacuum cleaner to clean up scattered toner. Doing this might cause the toner dust to ignite
inside the vacuum cleaner, potentially starting a fire. Carefully clean the toner dust with a dry, lint-free cloth
and dispose of it according to local regulations.
Cleaning the outside of the printer:
• Make sure that you have unplugged the printer from the AC power outlet.
• Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the outside
surface of the printer.
• DO NOT use cleaning materials that contain ammonia.
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This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 19.0 kg (41.9 lb). To prevent injuries when moving or lifting
this printer, make sure to use at least two people. Be careful not to pinch your fingers when you set the
printer back down.
CAUTION
After you have just used the printer, some internal parts of the printer will be extremely hot. When you open
the top or back cover (back output tray) of the printer, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the
illustration.
Inside the printer
(Top View)
Inside the printer
(Back View)
Put your printer on a flat, stable surface such as a desk that is free of vibration and shocks.
Only use the printer within the following ranges of temperature and humidity:
Temperature: 10 °C to 32.5 °C (50 °F to 90.5 °F)
Humidity: 20% to 80% (without condensation)
Use the printer in a well-ventilated room.
Avoid placing your machine in a high-traffic area.
DO NOT put the printer where the ventilation hole of the printer is blocked. Keep a gap of roughly 100 mm
(4 in.) between the ventilation hole and the wall.
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DO NOT place the machine near heaters, air conditioners, refrigerators, water, chemicals or devices that
contain magnets or generate magnetic fields.
DO NOT expose the machine to direct sunlight, excessive heat, open/naked flames, salty or corrosive
gasses, moisture, or dust.
DO NOT put the printer near devices that contain magnets or produce magnetic fields.
DO NOT connect your machine to an AC power outlet controlled by wall switches or automatic timers.
DO NOT connect your machine to an AC power outlet on the same circuit as large appliances or other
equipment that might disrupt the power supply.
DO NOT put the printer near heaters, air conditioners, chemicals or refrigerators.
DO NOT put objects on top of the machine.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove or damage the caution labels located on or around the fuser.
Note
Keep a minimum gap around the printer as shown in the illustration.
510mm(20.1 in.)
100mm
(4 in.)
100mm
(4 in.)
120mm
(4.72 in.)
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Trademarks
Brother and the Brother logo are registered trademarks and BRAdmin Light and BRAdmin Professional are
trademarks of Brother Industries, Ltd.
Apple, Macintosh, Safari and TrueType are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and
other countries.
Windows Vista is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries.
Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
PostScript and PostScript3 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated
in the United States and/or other countries.
Intel, Intel Core and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
AMD is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
PictBridge is a trademark.
Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries.
Each company whose software title is mentioned in this manual has a Software License Agreement specific
to its proprietary programs.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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.
© 2009 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.
We recommend that you save and use the original packaging. The printer should also be adequately insured
with the carrier.
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Table of Contents
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Printing Methods
1
About paper ...............................................................................................................................................1
Type and size of paper ........................................................................................................................1
Recommended paper ..........................................................................................................................2
Unprintable area ..................................................................................................................................3
Printing methods........................................................................................................................................5
Printing on plain paper.........................................................................................................................5
Printing on thick paper, labels and envelopes ...................................................................................13
Duplex printing.........................................................................................................................................18
Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper .............................................................................18
Manual duplex printing ......................................................................................................................19
Booklet printing (for Windows® printer driver) ...................................................................................22
Printing photos from a digital camera (HL-3070CW only) .......................................................................23
PictBridge requirements ....................................................................................................................23
Setting your digital camera ................................................................................................................23
Printing images..................................................................................................................................24
Connecting a camera as a storage device ........................................................................................24
DPOF printing....................................................................................................................................25
Printing images with Secure Function Lock 2.0 enabled (HL-3070CW only) ....................................25
Printing data from a USB flash memory drive with direct print (HL-3070CW only)..................................27
Supported file formats .......................................................................................................................27
Direct Print default settings................................................................................................................27
Creating a PRN or PostScript® 3™ (HL-3070CW only) file for direct printing ...................................28
Printing data directly from the USB flash memory drive ....................................................................29
Printing data directly from the USB flash memory drive with Secure Function Lock 2.0 enabled
(HL-3070CW only).........................................................................................................................30
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Driver and Software
32
Printer driver ............................................................................................................................................32
Features in the printer driver (for Windows®) ....................................................................................35
Using the custom monochrome printer driver (for Windows®) ..........................................................47
Using the BR-Script3 printer driver
(PostScript® 3™ language emulation for Windows®) (HL-3070CW only).....................................48
Features in the printer driver (for Macintosh) ....................................................................................55
Using the BR-Script3 printer driver
(Post Script® 3™ language emulation for Macintosh) (HL-3070CW only) ...........................................65
Installing the BR-Script3 printer driver ..............................................................................................65
Uninstalling the printer driver ...................................................................................................................70
Printer driver for Windows®, Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2003/2008 .............................70
Printer driver for Macintosh ...............................................................................................................71
Software ..................................................................................................................................................72
Software for networks .......................................................................................................................72
About emulation modes (HL-3070CW only) ......................................................................................74
Automatic emulation selection (HL-3070CW only) ............................................................................74
Automatic interface selection.............................................................................................................74
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3
Control Panel
75
Control panel ...........................................................................................................................................75
Buttons ...................................................................................................................................................75
Go......................................................................................................................................................76
Cancel ...............................................................................................................................................76
Secure Print.......................................................................................................................................76
+ or - button .......................................................................................................................................76
Back...................................................................................................................................................77
OK .....................................................................................................................................................77
LEDs ........................................................................................................................................................77
LCD .........................................................................................................................................................77
Back light (HL-3070CW only) ............................................................................................................78
LCD messages ..................................................................................................................................78
Reprinting documents........................................................................................................................79
Printing Secure data ..........................................................................................................................80
Using the control panel LCD menu....................................................................................................82
Menu table.........................................................................................................................................83
Default settings..................................................................................................................................94
Calibration .........................................................................................................................................96
Auto Registration ...............................................................................................................................97
Manual Registration...........................................................................................................................98
4
Option
99
SO-DIMM.................................................................................................................................................99
Installing extra memory ...................................................................................................................100
5
Routine Maintenance
102
Replacing the consumable items...........................................................................................................102
Toner cartridges ..............................................................................................................................104
Drum units .......................................................................................................................................112
Belt unit............................................................................................................................................118
Waste toner box ..............................................................................................................................122
Cleaning ................................................................................................................................................128
Cleaning the outside of the printer...................................................................................................128
Cleaning the LED head ...................................................................................................................130
Cleaning the corona wires ...............................................................................................................131
Cleaning the drum unit ....................................................................................................................134
Cleaning the paper pick-up roller.....................................................................................................140
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Troubleshooting
142
Identifying your problem ........................................................................................................................142
LCD messages ......................................................................................................................................143
Paper handling ......................................................................................................................................146
Paper jams and how to clear them ........................................................................................................147
Jam Tray 1 (Paper jam inside the paper tray) .................................................................................148
Jam Rear (Paper jam behind the back cover) .................................................................................149
Jam Inside (Paper jam inside the printer)........................................................................................151
Improving the print quality......................................................................................................................154
Solving print problems ...........................................................................................................................161
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Network problems..................................................................................................................................161
Other problems ......................................................................................................................................162
For Macintosh with USB ..................................................................................................................162
BR-Script 3 (HL-3070CW only) .......................................................................................................162
A
Appendix
163
Printer specifications..............................................................................................................................163
Engine .............................................................................................................................................163
Controller .........................................................................................................................................164
Software ..........................................................................................................................................165
Direct Print feature...........................................................................................................................165
Control panel ...................................................................................................................................166
Paper handling ................................................................................................................................166
Media specifications ........................................................................................................................166
Supplies...........................................................................................................................................167
Dimensions / weights.......................................................................................................................167
Other................................................................................................................................................168
Computer requirements...................................................................................................................169
Important information for choosing your paper................................................................................170
Symbol and character sets (HL-3070CW only) .....................................................................................173
How to use Web Based Management (web browser) .....................................................................173
Symbol and character sets list.........................................................................................................174
Quick reference for bar code control commands
(HL-3070CW only)..............................................................................................................................176
Print bar codes or expanded characters..........................................................................................176
Libtiff Copyright and License .................................................................................................................184
B
Appendix (for Europe and Other Countries)
185
Brother numbers ....................................................................................................................................185
C
Appendix (for USA and Canada)
186
Brother numbers ....................................................................................................................................186
D
Index
189
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Printing Methods
1
1
About paper
1
Type and size of paper
1
The printer loads paper from the installed paper tray or the manual feed slot.
The names for the paper trays in the printer driver and this guide are as follows:
Paper tray
Tray 1
Manual feed slot
Manual
When looking at this page on the CD-ROM, you can jump to the page for each printing method by clicking p
in the table.
Media type
Tray 1
Manual
Choose the media type from
the printer driver
Plain paper
Plain Paper
75 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (20 to 28 lb)
Recycled paper
p
p
p
p
Recycled Paper
p
Bond Paper
Bond paper
Rough paper– 60 g/m2 to
163 g/m2 (16 to 43 lb)
60 g/m2 to 163 g/m2
(16 to 43 lb)
Thin paper
Thin Paper
p
60 g/m2 to 75 g/m2 (16 to 20 lb)
p
Thick paper
2
Thick Paper or Thicker Paper
2
105 g/m to 163 g/m
(28 to 43 lb)
p
Labels
p
Label
A4 or Letter
Envelopes
Envelopes
Env. Thin
p
Env. Thick
Paper size
Number of sheets
(80 g/m2 / 20 lb)
Tray 1
Manual
A4, Letter, Legal, B5 (ISO), Executive,
A5, A5 (Long Edge), A6, B6 (ISO), Folio
Width: 76.2 to 220 mm (3.0 to 8.66 in.)
250 sheets
1 sheet
Length: 116 to 406.4 mm (4.57 to 16 in.)
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Recommended paper
1
1
To get the best print quality, we suggest using paper that meets the conditions mentioned below.
Paper that is made for plain-paper copying
Paper that is 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb)
Neutral paper, not acidic or alkaline paper
Long-grain paper
Paper with a moisture content of approximately 5%.
Recycled paper that meets DIN 19309 specifications.
CAUTION
DO NOT use ink jet paper because it may cause a paper jam or damage your printer.
If you use paper that is not recommended, a paper jam or misfeed may occur in the printer.
Note
• Preprinted paper must use ink that can withstand the temperature of the printer's fusing process (200
degrees centigrade).
• If you use bond paper, paper having a rough surface or paper that is wrinkled or creased, the paper may
exhibit degraded performance.
Especially when paper that satisties the conditions mentioned above is not available in your country, we
recommend testing various papers before purchasing large quantities.
To help you choose which paper to use with this printer, see Important information for choosing your paper
on page 170.
Should you need further information on recommended paper, please contact local Brother office in your
country.
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Types of envelopes
1
1
Most envelopes will be suitable for your printer. However, some envelopes may have feed and print quality
problems due to the way they have been made. A suitable envelope should have edges with straight, wellcreased 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. Before you print a lot of envelopes, test
one to make sure that the print results are what you want.
Brother does 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.
Do not use damaged, curled, wrinkled, irregularly shaped, extremely shiny or textured envelopes.
Do not use envelopes with clasps, snaps, tie strings, self-adhesive components, windows, holes, cutouts
or perforations.
Do not use envelopes that are of a baggy construction, not sharply creased, embossed (have raised
writing on them) or pre-printed on the inside.
Do not use envelopes that were previously printed by a laser / LED printer.
Do not use envelopes that cannot be arranged when put in a pile.
Do not use envelopes that are made of paper that weighs more than the paper weight specifications for
the printer.
Do not use envelopes that have been badly made, with edges that are not straight or consistently square.
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.
Note
• Do not put different types of paper in the paper tray at the same time because it may cause paper jams or
misfeeds.
• Do not print envelopes using duplex printing.
• You must choose the same paper size from your application as the paper in the tray.
Unprintable area
1
The area of the paper that cannot be printed on is shown in the table below:
Note
The area that cannot be printed on may vary depending on the paper size and the printer driver you are
using. The unprintable area shown below is for A4 / Letter size paper.
Portrait
Landscape
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1
1
2
2
1
4
4
3
3
Windows® Printer Driver and Macintosh printer driver
BRScript Printer Driver for Windows® and Macintosh (HL-3070CW only)
1
4.23 mm (0.16 in.)
2
4.23 mm (0.16 in.)
3
4.23 mm (0.16 in.)
4
4.23 mm (0.16 in.)
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Printing methods
1
1
Printing on plain paper
Printing on plain paper from the paper tray
1
1
(For the recommended paper to use, see About paper on page 1.)
a
Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer.
b
While pressing the green paper-guide release lever, slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. Make
sure that the guides are firmly in the slots.
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c
Put paper in the tray, and make sure that the paper is below the maximum paper mark (bbb) (1). The
side to be printed on must be face down.
1
1
IMPORTANT
Make sure the paper guides touch the sides of the paper so it will feed properly.
d
e
Put the paper tray firmly back in the printer. Make sure that it is completely inserted into the printer.
Lift up the support flap (1) to prevent paper from sliding off the face-down output tray, or remove each
page as soon as it comes out of the printer.
1
6
Printing Methods
f
Choose the following from the printer driver:
Paper Size ............................ (1)
Media Type ........................... (2)
Paper Source ....................... (3)
and any other settings you may want to make. (See Driver and Software in Chapter 2.)
1
Windows® printer driver
1
2
3
BR-Script printer driver for Windows® (HL-3070CW only)
1
3
2
Note
To use the BR-Script printer driver for Windows® you must install the driver using the Custom Install from
the CD-ROM.
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Printing Methods
Macintosh printer driver
1
1
2
g
3
Send the print data to the printer.
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Printing on plain paper or bond paper from the Manual feed slot
1
1
(For the recommended paper to use, see About paper on page 1.)
Note
The printer automatically turns on the Manual Feed mode when you put paper in the manual feed slot.
a
Lift up the support flap (1) to prevent paper from sliding off the face-down output tray, or remove each
page as soon as it comes out of the printer.
1
b
Open the manual feed slot cover.
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c
d
Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides to the width of the paper that you are going
to use.
Using both hands, put one piece of paper in the manual feed slot until the front edge of the paper touches
the paper feed roller. Wait until the machine automatically feeds the paper. When you feel the machine
pull in the paper, let go.
Note
• Put the paper into the manual feed slot with the side to be printed face up.
• Make sure that the paper is straight and in the correct position on the manual feed slot. If it is not, the paper
may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
• Pull the paper out completely when you retry putting the paper into the manual feed slot.
• Do not put more than one piece of paper in the manual feed slot at any one time, as it may cause a jam.
• If you put paper or other print media in the manual feed slot before the printer is in the Ready state, an
error may occur and the printer will stop printing.
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Printing Methods
e
Choose the following from the printer driver:
Paper Size ............................ (1)
Media Type ........................... (2)
Paper Source ....................... (3)
and any other settings you may want to make. (See Driver and Software in Chapter 2.).
1
Windows® printer driver
1
2
3
BR-Script printer driver (HL-3070CW only)
1
3
2
Note
To use the BR-Script printer driver for Windows® you must install the driver using the Custom Install from
the CD-ROM.
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Macintosh printer driver
1
1
2
f
g
3
Send the print data to the printer.
After the LCD shows Manual Feed, put in the next sheet of paper as in step d and repeat for each
page you want to print.
Note
The LCD will show Manual Feed until a sheet of paper is put in the manual feed slot.
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Printing Methods
Printing on thick paper, labels and envelopes
1
When the back output tray is pulled down, the printer has a straight paper path from the manual feed slot
through to the back of the printer. Use this paper feed and output method when you want to print on thick
paper, labels or envelopes. (For the recommended paper to use, see About paper on page 1 and Types of
envelopes on page 3.)
a
Open the back cover (back output tray).
b
Open the manual feed slot cover.
c
<For printing envelopes only>
Pull down the two grey levers, one on the left-hand side and one on the right-hand side, toward you as
shown in the illustration below.
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d
e
Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides to the width of the paper that you are going
to use.
Using both hands, put one piece of paper or one envelope in the manual feed slot until the front edge of
it touches the paper feed roller. When you feel the machine automatically pull it in, let go.
Note
• Put the paper or envelope into the manual feed slot with the side to be printed face up.
• Make sure that the paper or envelope is straight and in the proper position on the manual feed slot. If it is
not, the paper or the envelope may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
• Pull the paper or envelope out completely when you retry putting the paper into the manual feed slot.
• Do not put more than one piece of paper or one envelope in the manual feed slot at any one time, as it
may cause a jam.
• If you put paper or other print media in the manual feed slot before the printer is in the Ready state, an
error may occur and the printer will stop printing.
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Printing Methods
f
Choose the following from the printer driver:
Paper Size ............................ (1)
Media Type ........................... (2)
Paper Source ....................... (3)
and any other settings you may want to make. (See Driver and Software in Chapter 2.).
1
Windows® printer driver
1
2
3
BR-Script printer driver (HL-3070CW only)
1
3
2
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Note
• To use the BR-Script printer driver for Windows® you must install the driver using the Custom Install
from the CD-ROM.
• When you use Envelope #10, choose Com-10 for the Paper Size.
• For other envelopes which are not listed in the printer driver, such as Envelope #9 or Envelope C6,
choose User Defined... (for Windows® printer driver), PostScript Custom Page Size (for BR-Script
printer driver for Windows®) or Custom Page Sizes (for Macintosh printer driver). For more information
on envelope sizes, see Paper size on page 172.
Macintosh printer driver
1
2
g
h
i
3
Send the print data to the printer.
After the LCD show Manual Feed, put in the next sheet of paper or envelope as shown in step e.
Repeat for each page that you want to print.
<For printing envelopes only>
When you have finished printing, reset the two grey levers which are pulled down at step c back to the
original position.
Note
• The LCD will show Manual Feed until a sheet of paper or an envelope is put in the manual feed slot.
• Remove each sheet or envelope at once after printing. Stacking the sheets or envelopes may cause the
paper to jam or curl.
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Note
• If envelopes get smudged during printing set the Media Type to Thick Paper or Thicker Paper to
increase the fixing temperature.
1
• If the envelopes are creased after they are printed, see Improving the print quality on page 154.
• (For Windows® users) If DL size double flap envelopes are creased after printing, choose DL Long Edge
in Paper Size, from the Basic tab. Put a new DL size double-flap envelope in the manual feed slot with
the longest edge of the envelope in first, then print again.
• Envelope joints that are sealed by the manufacturer should be secure.
• All sides of the envelope should be properly folded without wrinkles or creases.
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Duplex printing
1
1
The supplied printer drivers for Windows® 2000 or greater and Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater all enable duplex
printing. For more information about how to choose the settings, see the Help text in the printer driver.
Guidelines for printing on both sides of the paper
1
If the paper is thin, it may wrinkle.
If paper is curled, straighten it and then put it back in the paper tray or the manual feed slot.
If the paper is not feeding properly, it may be curled. Remove the paper and straighten it.
When you use the manual duplex function, it is possible that there may be paper jams or poor print quality.
(If there is a paper jam, see Paper jams and how to clear them on page 147. If you have a print quality
problem, see Improving the print quality on page 154.)
Note
• The screens in this section are from Windows® XP. The screens on your computer may vary depending
on your operating system.
• Make sure that the paper tray is completely inserted into the printer.
• You should use plain paper, recycled paper or thin paper. Do not use bond paper.
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Manual duplex printing
1
1
The BR-Script printer driver (PostScript® 3™ emulation) does not support manual duplex printing.
If you are using the Macintosh Printer Driver, see Manual Duplex Printing on page 63.
Manual duplex printing from the paper tray
1
a
In the printer driver choose the Basic tab, and choose the Manual Duplex printing mode from the
Manual Duplex / Booklet setting, and then from the Basic tab choose the Paper Source to be Tray1.
b
Send the data to the printer, then click OK on the computer screen. The printer will automatically print
all the even-numbered pages on one side of the paper first.
c
Remove the printed even-numbered pages from the output tray and then, in the same order 1, put them
back in the paper tray with the side to be printed on (blank side) face down. Follow the instructions on
the computer screen.
1
When printing to the Back output tray put the paper back in the tray in the opposite order it came out.
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d
The printer will now automatically print all the odd-numbered pages on the other side of the paper.
1
Note
When you put paper in the paper tray, first empty the tray. Next, put the printed pages in the tray, with the
printed side face up. (Do not add the printed pages to the top of a stack of unprinted paper.)
Manual duplex printing from the manual feed slot
1
Note
You should use plain paper and recycled paper. Do not use bond paper.
a
In the printer driver choose the Basic tab, and choose the Manual Duplex printing mode from the
Manual Duplex / Booklet setting, and then from the Basic tab choose the Paper Source to be Manual.
b
Open the manual feed slot cover.
c
Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides to the width of the paper that you are going
to use.
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d
e
Using both hands put the paper in the manual feed slot with the side that is going to be printed on first
facing up. Send the data to the printer, then follow the instructions on the computer screen. Repeat this
step until you have printed all the even-numbered pages.
Remove the printed even-numbered pages from the output tray and then, in the same order 1, put them
back into the manual feed slot. Put the paper with the side to be printed on (the blank side) face up.
Follow the instructions on the computer screen.
1
When printing to the Back output tray put the paper back in the tray in the opposite order it came out.
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Printing Methods
Paper orientation for manual duplex printing
1
1
The printer prints the second page first.
If you print 10 pages on 5 sheets of paper, it will print page 2 and then page 1 on the first sheet of paper. It
will print page 4 and then page 3 on the second sheet of paper. It will print page 6 and then page 5 on the
third sheet of paper, and so on.
When doing manual duplex printing, the paper must be put in the paper tray in the following way:
For the paper tray:
• Put the side to be printed on face down with the leading edge (top) of the paper at the front of the tray.
• To print on the second side, put the paper face up, with the leading edge (top) of the paper at the front
of the tray.
• If letterhead paper is used, put the paper in the tray with the heading face up at the front of the tray.
• To print on the second side, put the heading face down at the front of the tray.
For the manual feed slot:
• Put the side to be printed on face up with the leading edge (top) of the paper in first.
• To print on the second side, put the paper face down, with the leading edge (top) of the paper in first.
• If letterhead paper is used, put it in with the heading face down and in first.
• To print on the second side, put the heading face up and in first.
Booklet printing (for Windows® printer driver)
a
b
c
d
e
1
Put paper in the paper tray or manual feed slot.
Open the Properties dialog box in the printer driver.
From the General tab, choose the Printing Preferences button.
From the Basic tab, choose Booklet from the Manual Duplex / Booklet setting. If you want to change
the booklet printing setting, click Duplex Settings.
Click OK .
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Printing photos from a digital camera (HL-3070CW only)
1
1
Your Brother printer supports the PictBridge standard, allowing you to connect to and print photos directly
from any PictBridge compatible digital camera. Even if your camera is not in PictBridge mode or does not
support PictBridge, you can connect your camera as a normal storage device. This enables you to print
photos from your camera. Follow the steps for Printing data from a USB flash memory drive with direct print
(HL-3070CW only) on page 27.
PictBridge requirements
1
The machine and the digital camera must be connected using a suitable USB cable.
The image file must be taken with the digital camera you want to connect to the printer.
Setting your digital camera
1
Make sure your camera is in PictBridge mode. The following PictBridge settings may be available from the
LCD of your PictBridge compatible camera. Depending on your camera some of these setting may not be
available.
Copies
Qualities
Paper Size
Date Print
File Name Print
Layout (1 in 1 printing / Index printing only)
You can also set the following PictBridge settings by using the control panel.
Menu
Submenu
Options 1
PictBridge
Paper Size 2
Letter / A4* / B5 / A5 / B6 / A6
Orientation
<For Letter,A4,B5> Portrait*/Landscape
See
PictBridge(HL-3070
CW only) on page 92
<For A5,B6,A6> Portrait/Landscape*
Date & Time
1
2
2
Off* /On
File Name 2
Off* / On
Print Quality 2
Normal* / Fine
The default settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
These menu selections are also set by your camera. Camera settings are prioritized as long as your camera is not set to use the Printer Settings
(Default settings).
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Printing images
a
1
1
Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the USB direct interface (1) on the
front of the printer using a suitable USB cable.
1
b
Turn on the camera. When the printer has recognized the camera, the LCD shows the following message
Camera Connected
c
Set your camera to print an image. Set the number of copies if you are asked.
When the printer starts printing a photo, the LCD will show Printing.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove the digital camera from the USB direct interface until the printer has finished printing.
Connecting a camera as a storage device
1
Even if your camera is not in PictBridge mode, or does not support PictBridge, you can connect your camera
as a normal storage device. This enables you to print photos from your camera. Follow the steps for Printing
data directly from the USB flash memory drive on page 29.
(If you would like to print photos in PictBridge mode, see Setting your digital camera on page 23.)
Note
The name of the storage mode and operation differs among digital cameras. Please refer to the
documentation supplied with your camera for detailed information, such as how to switch from PictBridge
mode to mass storage mode.
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DPOF printing
1
1
DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format.
Major digital camera manufacturers (Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd.,
Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation) created this standard to make it easier to print images from a
digital camera.
If your digital camera supports DPOF printing, you will be able to choose on the digital camera display the
images and number of copies you want to print.
The following DPOF settings are available:
1 in 1 printing
Copies
Printing images with Secure Function Lock 2.0 enabled (HL-3070CW only)
1
For more information about Secure Function Lock 2.0, see Chapter 14 of the Network User’s Guide on the
CD-ROM we have supplied.
a
Make sure that your camera is turned off. Connect your camera to the USB direct interface (1) on the
front of the printer using a suitable USB cable.
1
b
Turn on the camera. The following message appears if Secure Function Lock is on. Press OK.
Function Lock
c
Press + or - to choose ID. Press OK
ID Name 1
d
Enter the password. Press OK
PIN : XXXX
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Printing Methods
Note
If your ID has the restricted options, the following messages appear on the LCD.
Message
Meaning
Access Denied
Printing pictures directly from a camera to the Brother machine is restricted.
Limit Exceeded
The number of pages you are allowed to print is exceeded. The print job will be
canceled.
Mono Print Only
Printing colour documents is restricted.
Not Available
Printing pictures directly from a camera to the Brother machine is restricted.
e
1
The following message appears if the password is correct.
Camera Connected
f
Set your camera to print an image. Set the number of copies if you are asked.
When the printer starts printing a photo, the LCD will show Printing.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove the digital camera from the USB direct interface until the printer has finished printing.
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Printing Methods
Printing data from a USB flash memory drive with direct print
(HL-3070CW only)
1
With the Direct Print feature, you do not need a computer to print data. You can print by just plugging your
USB flash memory drive into the printer´s USB direct interface.
There might be some USB flash memory drives that will not work with the printer.
Supported file formats
1
Direct print supports the following file formats:
PDF version1.7 1
JPEG
Exif+JPEG
PRN (created by HL-3040CN or HL-3070CW printer driver)
TIFF (scanned by all MFC or DCP Brother models)
PostScript® 3™(created by the HL-3070CW BRScript3 printer driver)
XPS version 1.0
1
Data including a JBIG2 image file, JPEG2000 image file, or a transparency files is not supported.
Direct Print default settings
1
Menu
Sub menu
Options 1
Print Menu
Output Color
Auto*/Color/Mono
Direct Print
Paper Size
Letter/Legal/A4*/Executive/JIS B5/B5/A5 See Direct Print
/A5 L/JIS B6/B6/A6/A4Long/Folio
(HL-3070CW only)
on page 91
Plain Paper*/Thick Paper/Thicker
Media Type
See Print Menu
on page 85
Paper/Thin Paper/Recycled Paper/Bond
Paper
1
Multiple Page
1in1*/2in1/4in1/9in1/16in1/25in1/
1in2×2pages/1in3×3pages/1in4×4pages/
1in5×5pages
Orientation
Portrait*/Landscape
Collate
On*/Off
Print Quality
Normal*/Fine
PDF Option
Document*/Document&Stamps/Document&M
arkup
Index Print
Simple*/Details
The default settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Printing Methods
Creating a PRN or PostScript® 3™ (HL-3070CW only) file for direct printing
a
b
1
1
From the menu bar of an application, click File, then Print.
Choose HL-3070CW (1) and check the Print to file box (2). Click Print.
1
2
c
Choose the folder you want to save the file to and enter the file name if you are prompted to. If you are
prompted for a file name only, you can also specify the folder you want to save the file in by entering the
directory name. For example:
C:\Temp\FileName.prn
If you have a USB flash memory drive connected to your computer, you can save the file directly to the
USB flash memory drive.
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Printing Methods
Printing data directly from the USB flash memory drive
a
1
1
Connect your USB flash memory drive to the USB Direct Interface (1) on the front of the printer. When
the printer has recognized the USB flash memory drive, the LCD shows the following message.
1
Checking device
h
1./XXXX.FOLDER1
b
Folder names and file names not in a folder will be shown on the LCD. Press + or - to choose the folder
name or file name and press OK.
c
Files: Press + or - to choose a default printing option and Press OK to select it, make the necessary
changes to the printing options and press Go, then press + or - to enter the number of copies you want,
then press Go.
Folders: Press + or - to select the file you want to print and press OK. Press + or - to choose a default
printing option and press OK to select it, make the necessary changes to the printing options and press
Go, then press + or - to enter the number of copies you want, then press Go.
Printing Default settings
Paper Size
i
Media Type
i
Multiple Page
i
Orientation
q
Output Color
q
j
PDF Option
j
Print Quality
j
Collate
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove the USB flash memory from the USB direct interface until the printer has finished printing.
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Printing Methods
Printing data directly from the USB flash memory drive with Secure Function
Lock 2.0 enabled (HL-3070CW only)
1
For more information about Secure Function Lock 2.0, see Chapter 14 of the Network User’s Guide on the
CD-ROM we have supplied.
a
Connect your USB flash memory drive to the USB Direct Interface (1) on the front of the printer. When
the printer has recognized the USB flash memory drive, the LCD shows the following message.
1
b
Function Lock
Press + or - to choose ID. Press OK
ID Name 1
c
Enter the four-digit password. Press OK
PIN : XXXX
Note
If your ID has the restricted options, the following messages appear on the LCD.
Message
Meaning
Access Denied
Printing pictures directly from the USB flash memory drive to the Brother machine is
restricted.
Limit Exceeded
The number of pages you are allowed to print is exceeded. The print job will be
canceled.
No Permission
Printing colour documents is restricted. The print job will be canceled.
Mono Print Only
Printing colour documents is restricted.
Not Available
Printing pictures directly from the USB flash memory drive to the Brother machine is
restricted.
d
The file names appear if the password is correct.
1./XXXX.FOLDER1
e
Folder names and file names not in a folder will be shown on the LCD. Press + or - to choose the folder
name or file name and press OK.
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Printing Methods
f
Files: Press + or - to choose a default printing option and Press OK to select it, make the necessary
changes to the printing options and press Go, then press + or - to enter the number of copies you want,
then press Go.
Folders: Press + or - to select the file you want to print and press OK. Press + or - to choose a default
printing option and press OK to select it, make the necessary changes to the printing options and press
Go, then press + or - to enter the number of copies you want, then press Go.
Printing Default settings
Paper Size
i
Media Type
i
Multiple Page
i
Orientation
q
Output Color
q
j
PDF Option
j
Print Quality
j
Collate
IMPORTANT
DO NOT remove the USB flash memory from the USB direct interface until the printer has finished printing.
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1
2
Driver and Software
2
Printer driver
2
2
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 page description language (PDL).
The printer drivers for the supported versions of Windows® and Macintosh are on the CD-ROM we have
supplied or on the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com/. Install the drivers by following the
Quick Setup Guide. The latest printer driver can be downloaded from the Brother Solutions Center at
http://solutions.brother.com/.
(If you want to uninstall the printer driver, see Uninstalling the printer driver on page 70.)
For Windows®
2
Windows® printer driver (the most suitable printer driver for this product)
BR-Script printer driver (PostScript® 3™ language emulation for HL-3070CW only) 1
1
Install the driver using the Custom Install from the CD-ROM.
For Macintosh
2
Macintosh printer driver (the most suitable printer driver for this product)
BR-Script printer driver (PostScript® 3™ language emulation for HL-3070CW only) 1
1
To install the driver, see Installing the BR-Script3 printer driver on page 65.
For Linux® 1 2
2
LPR printer driver
CUPS printer driver
1
Download the printer driver for Linux from http://solutions.brother.com/ or a link on the CD-ROM we have supplied.
2
Depending on Linux distributions, the driver may not be available.
Note
• For more information about Linux printer driver, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
• The printer driver for Linux may be released after the initial release of this product.
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Windows® printer
driver
BR-Script printer
driver
Macintosh Printer
Driver
LPR / CUPS
printer driver 1
(HL-3070CW only)
Windows® 2000 Professional
p
p
Windows® XP Home Edition
p
p
Windows® XP Professional
p
p
Windows Vista®
p
p
Windows Server® 2003
p
p
Windows Server® 2008
p
p
Windows® XP Professional
x64 Edition
p
p
Windows Server® 2003 x64
Edition
p
p
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater
Linux 1
1
p
2
p
p
For the information on supported Linux distribution and to download the printer driver, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
You can also download the printer driver from a link on the supplied CD-ROM. If you download from a link on CD-ROM, click Install Other Drivers
or Utilities, then click For Linux users on the screen menu. Access to internet is required.
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You can change the following printer settings when you print from your computer.
Paper Size
Orientation
2
Copies
Media Type
Print Quality
Colour / Mono
Multiple Page
Manual Duplex / Booklet (Manual Duplex printing 1)
Paper Source
Scaling
Reverse Print
Watermark 1 2
Header-Footer Print 1 2
Toner Save Mode
Secure Print
Administrator 1 2
User Authentication 1 2 4
Colour Calibration 1 3
Use Reprint
Sleep Time
Improve Print Output
1
These settings are not available with the BR-script printer driver for Windows® .
2
These settings are not available with the Macintosh printer driver and the BR-Script printer driver for Macintosh.
3
These settings are not available with the BR-Script printer driver for Macintosh.
4
This setting is not available for HL-3040CN.
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Features in the printer driver (for Windows®)
2
(For more information, see the Help text in the printer driver.)
2
Note
®
• The screens in this section are from Windows XP. The screens on your computer will vary depending on
your operating system.
• You can access the Printing Preferences dialog box by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General
tab of the Printer Properties dialog box.
Basic tab
2
You can also change Page Layout settings by clicking the illustration on the left side of the Basic tab.
4
1
2
3
a
b
c
d
Choose the Paper Size, Orientation, Copies, Media Type, Print Quality and Colour/Mono (1).
Choose the Multiple Page and Manual Duplex/Booklet (2).
Choose the Paper Source (3).
Click OK to apply your chosen settings.
To return to the default settings, click Default, then OK.
Note
This area (4) shows the current settings.
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Paper Size
2
From the drop-down list choose the Paper Size you are using.
Orientation
2
Orientation selects the position of how your document will be printed (Portrait or Landscape).
Portrait
Landscape
Copies
2
The copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed.
Collate
With the Collate check box selected, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then
repeated for the number of copies you selected. If the Collate check box is not selected, then each page
will be printed for all the copies selected before the next page of the document is printed.
Collate checked
Collate non-checked
Media Type
2
You can use the following types of media in your printer. For the best print quality, select the type of media
that you wish to use.
Plain Paper
Thin Paper
Thick Paper
Thicker Paper
Env. Thick
Env. Thin
Recycled Paper
Label
Bond Paper
Envelopes
Note
• When using ordinary plain paper (60 to 105 g/m2, 16 to 28 lb) choose Plain Paper. When using heavier
weight paper or rough paper choose Thick Paper or Thicker Paper. For bond paper, choose Bond
Paper.
• When you use envelopes, choose Envelopes. If the toner is not fixed to the envelope correctly when
Envelopes has been selected, choose Env. Thick. If the envelope is crumpled when Envelopes has
been selected, choose Env.Thin.
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Driver and Software
Print Quality
2
You can choose the following print quality settings.
Normal
2
600×600 dpi. Recommended for ordinary printing. Good print quality with reasonable print speeds.
Fine
2400 dpi class. The finest print mode. Use this mode to print precise images such as photographs. Since
the print data is much larger than in normal mode, processing time / data transfer time and printing time
will be longer.
Note
• The print speed will change depending on what print quality setting you choose. Higher print quality takes
longer to print, while lower print quality takes less time to print.
• The HL-3040CN when printing in Fine mode may Out of Memory, if this should happen add more
memory, see Installing extra memory on page 100.
Colour/Mono
2
You can change the Colour/Mono settings as follows:
Colour
When your document contains colour and you want to print it in colour, select this mode.
Mono
Select this mode if your document has only black and greyscale text and/or objects. If your document
contains colour, selecting Mono mode prints your document in 256 levels of grey.
Auto
The printer checks the content of your documents for colour. If colour is detected, it prints in colour. If no
colour content is detected, it prints in monochrome. The total printing speed may become slower.
Note
If the Cyan, Magenta or Yellow toner reaches the end of its life, choosing Mono will allow you to keep
printing as long as the Black toner does not reach the end of its life.
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Settings Dialog
2
You can change the following setting by clicking Settings from the Basic tab.
Colour Mode
2
The following options are available in colour Matching mode:
• Normal
This is the default colour mode.
• Vivid
The colour of all elements are adjusted to become a more vivid colour.
• Auto
The printer driver automatically selects the Colour Mode type.
• None
Import
You can adjust the print configuration of a particular image by clicking settings. When you have finished
adjusting the image parameters, such as brightness and contrast, you can import those settings as a print
configuration file. Use the Export function to create a print configuration file from the current settings.
Export
You can adjust the print configuration of a particular image by clicking settings. When you have finished
adjusting the image parameters, such as brightness and contrast, you can export those settings as a print
configuration file. Use the Import function to load a previously exported configuration file.
Improve Grey Colour
You can improve the image quality of a shaded area.
Enhance Black Printing
If a black graphic cannot be printed correctly, choose this setting.
Improve Thin Line
You can improve the image quality of thin lines.
Improve Pattern Printing
Select this option if printed fills and patterns are different from the patterns and fills you see on your
computer.
Multiple Page
2
The Multiple Page selection can reduce the image size of a page allowing multiple pages to be printed on
one sheet of paper or enlarging the image size for printing one page on multiple sheets of paper.
Page Order
When N in 1 option is selected, the page order can be selected from the drop-down list.
Border Line
When printing multiple pages on one sheet with the Multiple Page feature you can choose to have a solid
border, dash border or no border around each page on the sheet.
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Manual Duplex / Booklet
2
When you want to print a booklet or do manual duplex printing, use this function.
None
2
Disable duplex printing.
Manual Duplex
In this mode, the printer prints all the even numbered pages first. Then the printer driver will stop and show
the instructions required to re-install the paper. When you click OK the odd numbered pages will be printed
(See Manual duplex printing on page 19).
If you choose Manual Duplex and click Duplex Setting, you can change the following settings.
• Duplex Type
There are six types of duplex binding directions available for each orientation.
• Binding Offset
If you check the Binding Offset option, you can also specify the offset for binding in inches or
millimeters.
Booklet
When you want to print a booklet, use this function. To make the Booklet, fold the printed pages down the
middle.
If you choose Booklet and click Duplex Settings, you can change the following settings.
• Duplex Type
There are two types of duplex binding directions available for each orientation.
• Binding Offset
If you check the Binding Offset option, you can also specify the offset for binding in inches or
millimeters.
Paper Source
2
You can choose Auto Select, Tray1 or Manual and specify separate trays for printing the first page and for
printing from the second page onwards.
Note
The printer automatically turns on the Manual Feed mode when you put paper in the manual feed slot even
if another setting is selected.
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Advanced tab
2
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Change the tab settings by clicking one of the following icons:
Scaling (1)
Reverse Print (2)
Use Watermark (3)
Header-Footer Print (4)
Toner Save Mode (5)
Secure Print (6)
Administrator (7)
User Authentication (8) (HL-3070CW only)
Other Print Options (9)
Scaling
2
You can change the print image scaling.
Reverse Print
2
Check Reverse Print to rotate the data by 180 degrees.
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Use Watermark
2
You can put a logo or text into your documents as a watermark.
You can choose one of the preset watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file or text that you have created.
2
When you use a bitmap file as a watermark, you can change the size of the watermark and put it anywhere
you like on the page.
When you use text as a watermark, you can change the font, colour and angle settings.
Header-Footer Print
2
When this feature is enabled, it will print the date and time on your document from your computer’s system
clock and the PC login user name or the text you entered. By clicking Settings, you can customize the
information.
ID Print
If you select Login User Name, your PC login user name will print. If you select Custom and enter the
text in the Custom edit box, the text you entered will print.
Toner Save Mode
2
You can conserve toner use with this feature. When you set Toner Save Mode to On, print appears lighter.
The default setting is Off.
Note
We do not recommend Toner Save Mode for printing photo or grey scale images.
Secure Print
2
Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the
people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine,
you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.
If you want to create a secure print job, click Settings and then check the Secure Print check box. Enter a
password in the Password box and click OK. (For more information about the secure print function, see
Printing Secure data on page 80.)
Note
Check the Secure Print check box if you want to prevent other people from printing your data.
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Administrator
2
Administrators have the authority to limit access to functions such as scaling and watermark.
Copies Lock
2
Lock the copy pages selection to prevent multiple copy printing.
Multiple Page & Scaling Lock
Lock the scaling setting and multiple page setting.
Colour/Mono Lock
Lock the Colour/Mono settings as Mono to prevent colour printing.
Watermark Lock
Lock the current settings of the Watermark option to prevent changes being made.
Header-Footer Print Lock
Lock the current settings of the Header-Footer Print option to prevent changes being made.
Set Password
Click here to change the password.
User Authentication (HL-3070CW only)
2
If you are restricted from PC Print by Secure Function Lock feature, you need to set your ID and PIN in the
User Authentication dialog. Click Settings of the User Authentication and enter your ID and PIN. If your
PC login name is registered to Secure Function Lock, you can check the Use PC Login Name box instead
of entering your ID and PIN.
For more information about Secure Function Lock 2.0, see Chapter 14 of the Network User’s Guide on the
CD-ROM we have supplied.
Note
• If you want to see the information of your ID such as the status of restricted feature and the number of
remaining pages you are allowed to print, click the Verify. Authentication result dialog will appear.
• If you want to make the Authentication result dialog appear each time you print, check the Show print
status before printing.
• If you want to enter your ID and PIN each time you print, check the Enter ID Name/PIN for each print job.
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Other Print Options
2
You can set the following in Printer Function:
Colour Calibration
2
Use Reprint
Sleep Time
Improve Print Output
Colour Calibration
2
The output density of each colour may vary depending on the temperature and humidity of the environment
the printer is in. This setting helps you to improve colour density by letting the printer driver use the colour
calibration data stored in your printer.
Use Calibration Data
If the printer driver successfully gets the calibration data, the printer driver will automatically check this box.
Remove the check mark if you do not want to use the data.
Start Colour Calibration
If you click this button, your printer will start colour calibration and then the printer driver will attempt to get
the calibration data from your printer.
Note
If you print by using the Direct Print feature, PictBridge feature or BR-Script printer driver, you need to
perform the calibration from the control panel. See Calibration on page 96.
Use Reprint
2
The printer keeps the print job sent to it in memory.
You can reprint the last job without sending the data again from your computer.For more information about
the Reprint function, see Reprinting documents on page 79.
Note
If you want to prevent other people from printing your data using the reprint function, uncheck the
Use Reprint check box.
Sleep Time
2
When the printer does not receive data for a certain period of time, it enters sleep mode. In sleep mode, the
printer acts as though it were turned off. When you choose Printer Default, the timeout setting has been set
to a specific time set at the factory, this can be altered in the driver or at the printer. Intelligent Sleep Mode
automatically adjusts to the most suitable timeout setting depending on the frequency of your printer use.
While the printer is in sleep mode, Back light is off, the LCD shows Sleep, but the printer can still receive
data. Receiving a print file or document or pressing Go will automatically wake up the printer to start printing.
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Improve Print Output
2
This feature allows you to improve a print quality problem.
Reduce Paper Curl
2
If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced.
If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you
change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
Note
This operation makes the temperature of the printer’s fusing process lower.
Improve Toner Fixing
If you choose this setting, the toner fixing on paper may be improved. If this selection does not provide
enough improvement, select Thicker paper in Media type settings.
Note
This operation makes the temperature of the printer’s fusing process higher.
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Tray Settings tab
2
Note
From the Start menu, select Control Panel and then Printers and Faxes 1. Right-click the Brother
HL-3070CW (HL-3040CN) series icon and select Properties to access the Tray Settings tab.
1
2
Printers for Windows® 2000 users.
You can define the paper size for each paper tray and auto detect the serial number in the Tray Settings tab
as follows.
2
3
1
Paper Source Setting (1)
This feature recognizes the paper size set from the control panel menu for each paper tray by clicking Auto
Detect (3).
Serial No. (2)
By clicking Auto Detect (3), the printer driver will probe the printer and display its serial number. If it fails
to receive the information, the screen will display "---------".
Note
The Auto Detect (3) function is not available under the following printer conditions:
• The printer power switch is off.
• The printer is in an error state.
• The printer is in a network shared environment.
• The cable is not connected to the printer correctly.
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Support
2
Note
You can access the Support dialog box by clicking Support in the Printing Preferences dialog box.
2
1
2
3
4
5
Brother Solutions Center (1)
The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com/) is a web site offering information about your
Brother product including FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), User’s Guides, driver updates and tips for
using your printer.
Original Supplies Website (2)
You can visit our website for original Brother supplies by clicking this button.
Print Settings (3)
This will print the pages that show how the internal settings of the printer have been configured.
Check Setting (4)
You can check the current driver settings.
About (5)
This will show the list of the printer driver files and version information.
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Using the custom monochrome printer driver (for Windows®)
2
You can install a Windows® printer driver that will restrict printing to monochrome only.
If you want to install the Windows® printer driver that will restrict colour printing, choose Custom setup from
Install Printer Driver selection on the menu screen of the supplied CD-ROM. After accepting the software
license and the initial installation screens, follow the steps below when the Select Components screen
appears.
a
Choose PCL Driver and any other Components you wish to install and click the Settings button.
Note
If you are using the HL-3040CN, the PCL driver will automatically be selected.
b
Check the Enable box for Restrict Color Printing and enter a password in the Password box and
Confirm Password box. Then click OK.
Note
• The password must be between 5 and 25 characters.
• You can unlock the restrict colour printing setting by using the Colour/Mono Lock feature of the printer
driver. (See Administrator on page 42.) To unlock the driver for colour printing, you will need the password
you set at step b.
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Using the BR-Script3 printer driver
(PostScript® 3™ language emulation for Windows®) (HL-3070CW only)
2
(For more information, see the Help text in the printer driver.)
2
Note
• To use the BR-Script3 printer driver you must install the driver using the Custom Install from the CD-ROM.
• The screens in this section are from Windows® XP. The screens on your computer may vary depending
on your operating system.
Printing Preferences
2
Note
You can access the Printing Preferences dialog box by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General
tab of the Brother HL-3070CW BR-Script3 Properties dialog box.
Layout tab
You can change the layout setting by choosing the settings for Orientation, Page Order and
Page Per Sheet.
• Orientation
Orientation selects the position of how your document will be printed. (Portrait, Landscape or Rotated
Landscape)
• Page Order
Specifies the order in which the pages of your document will be printed. Front to Back prints the
document so that page 1 is on top of the stack. Back to Front prints the document so that page 1 is on
the bottom of the stack.
• Page Per Sheet
The Page Per Sheet selection can reduce the image size of a page allowing multiple pages to be printed
on one sheet of paper or enlarging the image size for printing one page on multiple sheets of paper.
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Paper/Quality tab
Choose the Paper Source and Colour.
2
• Paper Source
You can choose Automatically Select, Tray1 or Manual Feed.
• Colour
Choose how to print colour graphics either Black and White or Colour.
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Advanced options
2
2
1
2
a
Choose the Paper Size and Copy Count (1).
Paper Size
From the drop-down box choose the Paper Size you are using.
Copy Count
The copy selection sets the number of copies that will be printed.
b
Set the Image Colour Management, Scaling and TrueType Font settings (2).
Image Colour Management
Specifies how to print your colour graphics.
• If you don’t want to enable Image Colour Management, click ICM Disabled.
• If you want the calculations for colour matching to be performed on the host computer before it
sends the document to the printer, click ICM Handled by Host System.
• If you want the calculations for colour matching to be performed on your printer, click ICM Handled
by Printer using printer calibration.
Scaling
Specifies whether to reduce or enlarge documents, and by what percentage.
TrueType Font
Specifies the TrueType font options. Click Substitute with Device Font (the default) to use
equivalent printer fonts for printing documents that contain TrueType fonts. This will permit faster
printing; however, you might lose special characters not supported by the printer font. Click
Download as Softfont to download TrueType fonts for printing instead of using printer fonts.
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c
You can change settings by choosing a setting in the Printer Features list (3):
2
3
Print Quality
You can choose the following print quality settings.
• Normal
600×600 dpi. Recommended for ordinary printing. Good print quality with reasonable print speeds.
• Fine
2400 dpi class. The finest print mode. Use this mode to print precise images such as photographs.
Since the print data is much larger than in normal mode, processing time / data transfer time and
printing time will be longer.
Note
• The print speed will change depending on what print quality setting you choose. Higher print quality takes
longer to print, while lower print quality takes less time to print.
• The HL-3040CN when printing in Fine mode may Out of Memory, if this should happen add more
memory, see Installing extra memory on page 100.
Media Type
You can use the following types of media in your printer. For the best print quality, select the type of
media that you wish to use.
Plain Paper
Thin Paper
Thick Paper
Thicker Paper
Env. Thick
Env. Thin
Recycled Paper
Label
Bond Paper
Envelopes
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Secure Print
Secure Print allows you to secure documents that are password protected when they are sent to the
printer. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are
secured at the printer, you must enter the password using the control panel of the printer. The secured
document must have a Password and Job Name.
(For more information about the secure print function, see Printing Secure data on page 80.)
Password
Choose the password for your secured document that you send to the machine from the drop-down
box.
Job Name
Choose the Job name from the drop-down list for your secured document.
Toner Save
You can conserve toner use with this feature. When you set Toner Save Mode to On, print appears
lighter. The default setting is Off.
Note
We do not recommend Toner Save for printing Photo or Grey Scale images.
Sleep Time
When the printer does not receive data for a certain period of time, it enters sleep mode. In sleep
mode, the printer acts as though it were turned off. When you choose Printer Default the timeout
setting has been set to a specific time set at the factory, this can be altered in the driver or at the
printer. While the printer is in sleep mode, the LCD shows Sleep, but the printer can still receive data.
Receiving a print file or document or pressing Go will automatically wake up the printer to start
printing.
Colour/Mono
You can choose the following colour mode:
• Colour
The device will print all pages in full colour mode.
• Mono
Selecting Mono mode prints your documents in greyscale.
• Auto
The printer checks the content of your documents for colour. If colour is detected, it prints in colour.
If no colour content is detected, it prints in monochrome. The total printing speed may become
slower.
Note
If the Cyan, Magenta or Yellow toner reaches the end of its life, choosing Mono will allow you to keep
printing as long as the Black toner does not reach the end of its life.
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Colour Mode
The following options are available in Colour Matching mode:
• Normal
2
This is the Default colour mode.
• Vivid
The colour of all elements are adjusted to become a more vivid colour.
• None
Improve Grey Colour
You can improve the image of a shaded area.
Enhance Black Printing
If a black graphic cannot print correctly, choose this setting.
Halftone Screen Lock
Stops other applications from modifying the Halftone settings. The default setting is On.
High Quality Image Printing
You can get high quality image printing. If you set High Quality Image Printing to On, the printing
speed will be slower.
Improve Print Output
This feature allows you to improve a print quality problem.
• Reduce Paper Curl
If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced.If you are printing only a few pages, you
do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you change the printer driver setting in
Media Type to a thin setting.
Note
This operation make the temperature of the printer’s fusing process lower.
• Improve Toner Fixing
If you choose this setting, the toner fixing on paper may be improved. If this selection does not
provide enough improvement, select Thicker paper in Media type settings.
Note
This operation make the temperature of the printer’s fusing process upper.
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Ports tab
2
Choose the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using.
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Features in the printer driver (for Macintosh)
2
This printer supports Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater.
2
Note
The screens in this section are basically from Mac OS X 10.5.x. The screens on your Macintosh will vary
depending on your operating system.
Choosing page setup options
2
a
From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Page Setup. Make sure HL-XXXX (where
XXXX is your model name) is chosen in the Format for pop-up menu. You can change the settings for
Paper Size, Orientation and Scale, then click OK.
b
From an application such as Apple TextEdit, click File, then Print to start printing.
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
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For more page setup options, click the disclosure triangle beside the Printer pop-up menu.
2
Choosing printing options
2
To control special printing features, choose the options in the Print dialog box.
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Cover Page
2
You can make the following cover page settings:
2
Print Cover Page
If you want to add a cover page to your document, use this function.
Cover Page Type
Choose a template for the cover page.
Billing Info
If you want to add the billing information to the cover page, enter text in the Billing Info box.
Layout
2
Pages per Sheet
Choose how many pages will appear on each side of the paper.
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Layout Direction
When you specify the pages per sheet, you can also specify the direction of the layout.
Border
2
If you want to add a border, use this function.
Reverse Page Orientation (Mac OS X 10.5.x only)
Check Reverse Page Orientation to reverse the data from up to down.
Secure Print
2
Secure Print: Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the
printer. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured
at the printer, you must enter the password using the control panel of the machine to print them.
If you want to create a secure print job, check the Secure Print box. Enter a user name, job name and
password, then click Print. (For more information about the secure print function, see Printing Secure data
on page 80.)
Note
Check the Secure Print check box if you want to prevent other people from printing your data.
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Print Settings
2
You can change settings by choosing a setting in the Print Settings list:
Basic tab
2
Media Type
You can change the media type to one of the following:
• Plain Paper
• Thin Paper
• Thick Paper
• Thicker Paper
• Bond Paper
• Recycled Paper
• Envelopes
• Env. Thick
• Env. Thin
• Label
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Print Quality
You can choose the following print quality settings.
• Normal
2
600 dpi class. Recommended for ordinary printing. Good print quality with good print speeds.
• Fine
2400 dpi class. The finest print mode. Use this mode to print precise images such as photographs.
Since the print data is much larger than in normal mode, processing time, data transfer time and printing
time will be longer.
Note
• The print speed will change depending on what print quality setting you choose. Higher print quality takes
longer to print, while lower print quality takes less time to print.
• The HL-3040CN when printing in Fine mode may Out of Memory, if this should happen add more
memory, see Installing extra memory on page 100.
Color/Mono
You can change the Color/Mono settings as follows:
• Color
When your document contains colour and you want to print it in colour, select this mode.
• Mono
Select this mode if your document has only black and greyscale text and/or objects. Mono mode makes
the print processing speed faster than colour mode. If your document contains colour, selecting Mono
mode prints your document in 256 levels of grey.
• Auto
The printer checks the content of your documents for colour. If colour is detected, it prints in colour. If
no colour content is detected, it prints in monochrome. The total printing speed may become slower.
Note
If the Cyan, Magenta or Yellow toner reaches the end of its life, choosing Mono will allow you to keep
printing as long as the Black toner does not reach the end of its life.
Toner Save Mode
You can conserve toner use with this feature. When you set Toner Save Mode to On, print appears lighter.
The default setting is Off.
Note
We do not recommend Toner Save for printing Photo or Grey Scale images.
Reverse Printing (Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x only)
Check Reverse Print to rotate the data by 180 degrees.
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Advanced tab
2
Color Mode
You can change the colour mode as follows:
• Normal
This is the Default colour mode.
• Vivid
The colour of all elements are adjusted to become a more vivid colour.
• None
Enhance Black Printing
If a black graphic cannot be printed correctly, choose this setting.
Improve Grey Color
You can improve the image quality of shaded areas by ticking the Improve Grey Color check box.
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Improve Print Output
This feature allows you to improve a print quality problem.
• Reduce Paper Curl
2
If you choose this setting, the paper curl may be reduced.
If you are printing only a few pages, you do not need to choose this setting. We recommend that you
change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
Note
This operation make the temperature of the printer’s fusing process lower.
• Improve Toner Fixing
If you choose this setting, the toner fixing on paper may be improved. If this selection does not provide
enough improvement, select Thicker paper in Media type settings.
Note
This operation make the temperature of the printer’s fusing process upper.
Sleep Time
When the printer does not receive data for a certain period of time, it enters sleep mode. In sleep mode,
the printer acts as though it were turned off. When you choose Printer Default the timeout setting has
been set to a specific time set at the factory, this can be altered in the driver or at the printer. If you want
to change the sleep time, choose Manual and then enter the time in the text box on the driver.
While the printer is in sleep mode, the LCD shows Sleep, but the printer can still receive data. Receiving
a print file or document or pressing Go will automatically wake up the printer to start printing
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Manual Duplex Printing
2
Select Paper Handling.
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
2
Choose Odd numbered pages. Turn the paper over and reload it in the tray, and then choose
Even numbered pages and print.
For Mac OS X 10.5.x
Choose Odd only and print. Turn the paper over and reload it in the tray, and then choose Even only and
print.
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Status Monitor (For Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater users)
2
This reports the printer status (any errors that may happen with the printer) when printing. If you would like to
turn the status monitor on, follow these steps:
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
2
a
Run the Printer Setup Utility (from the Go menu, choose Applications, Utilities), then choose the
printer.
b
Click the Utility, then the status monitor will start up.
For Mac OS X 10.5.x
a
b
Run the System Preferences, select Print & Fax, then choose the printer.
Click the Open Print Queue..., then click the Utility. The status monitor will start up.
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Using the BR-Script3 printer driver
(Post Script® 3™ language emulation for Macintosh)
(HL-3070CW only)
2
Note
• To use the BR-Script3 printer driver on a Network, see the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
• To use the BR-Script3 printer driver, you need to set the Emulation to BR-Script3 by using the control
panel before connecting the interface cable. (See Print Menu on page 85.)
Installing the BR-Script3 printer driver
2
You need to install the BR-Script3 printer driver using the following instructions.
Note
If you use a USB cable, only one printer driver per printer can be registered in the Printer Setup Utility.
Before installing the BR-Script3 printer driver, delete from the Printer list any other Brother drivers that are
for the same printer.
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
a
b
Turn on your Macintosh.
From the Go menu choose Applications.
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c
Open the Utilities folder.
2
d
Double-click the Printer Setup Utility icon.
e
Click Add.
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 users, go to f.
For Mac OS X 10.4.x users, go to g.
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f
Choose USB.
2
g
Choose the printer name and make sure that Brother is shown in Printer Model (Print Using).
Select the printer name that shows BR-Script in the Model Name (Model), and then click Add.
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 users:
For Mac OS X 10.4.x users:
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h
From the Printer Setup Utility menu, choose Quit Printer Setup Utility.
2
For Mac OS X 10.5.x
a
From the Apple menu choose System Preferences.
b
Click Print&Fax.
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c
Click + which is located below the Printers section.
2
d
Choose the Printer Name and choose Select a driver to use in Print Using, and then choose the
Printer Name that shows BR-Script in model name, and then click Add.
e
Quit System Preferences.
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Uninstalling the printer driver
2
You can uninstall the printer driver that you have installed with the following steps.
2
Note
• This is not available if you installed the printer driver from the Windows Add a printer function.
• After uninstalling, we recommend that you restart your computer to remove files that were in use during
the uninstall.
Printer driver for Windows®, Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2003/2008
For Windows® XP/XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2003/2008
/Server® 2003 x64 Edition
a
b
c
1
2
2
Click the Start button, point to All Programs 1, Brother and then to your printer name.
Click UnInstall.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
Program for Windows® 2000 users
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For Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
a
b
c
d
Disconnect the USB cable between the Macintosh and your printer.
e
Restart the Macintosh.
e
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2
Restart the Macintosh.
Log on as an ‘Administrator’.
Run the Printer Setup Utility (from the Go menu, choose Applications, Utilities), then choose the
printer you want to remove and remove it by clicking the Delete button.
For Mac OS X 10.5.x
a
b
c
d
2
2
Disconnect the USB cable between the Macintosh and your printer.
Restart the Macintosh.
Log in as an ‘Administrator’.
From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences. Click Print & Fax, then choose the printer you
want to remove and remove it by clicking the - button.
Restart the Macintosh.
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Software
2
Software for networks
2
2
BRAdmin Light
2
BRAdmin Light is a utility for initial setup of Brother network connected devices. This utility can search for
Brother products on your network, view the status and configure basic network settings, such as IP address.
The BRAdmin Light utility is available for Windows® 2000/XP, Windows Vista® and Windows Server®
2003/2008 and Mac OS X 10.3.9 (or greater) computers. For installing BRAdmin Light on Windows®, please
see the Quick Setup Guide we provided with the machine. For Macintosh users, BRAdmin Light will be
installed automatically when you install the printer driver. If you have already installed the printer driver, you
don’t have to install it again.
For more information on BRAdmin Light, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
BRAdmin Professional 3 (for Windows®)
2
BRAdmin Professional 3 is a utility for more advanced management of network connected Brother devices.
This utility can search for Brother products on your network and view the device status from an easy to read
explorer style window that changes colour identifying the status of each device. You can configure network
and device settings along with the ability to update device firmware from a Windows® computer on your LAN.
BRAdmin Professional 3 can also log activity of brother devices on your network and export the log data in
an HTML, CSV, TXT or SQL format.
For users who want to monitor locally connected printers, install the BRPrint Auditor software on the client
PC. This utility allows you to monitor printers that are connected to a client PC via USB from BRAdmin
Professional 3.
For more information and downloading, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
Web BRAdmin (for Windows®)
2
Web BRAdmin is a utility for managing network connected Brother devices on your LAN and WAN. This utility
can search for Brother products on your network, view the status and configure the network settings. Unlike
BRAdmin Professional, which is designed for Windows® only, Web BRAdmin is a server based utility that can
be accessed from any client computer with a web browser that supports JRE (Java Runtime Environment).
By installing the Web BRAdmin server utility on a computer running IIS 1, connect to the Web BRAdmin
server, which then communicates with the device itself.
For more information and downloading, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
1
Internet Information Server 4.0 or Internet Information Service 5.0 / 5.1 / 6.0 / 7.0
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BRPrint Auditor (for Windows®)
2
The BRPrint Auditor software brings the monitoring power of Brother network management tools to locally
connected machines. This utility allows a client computer to collect usage and status information from a
machine connected via the USB interface. The BRPrint Auditor can then pass this information to another
computer on the network running BRAdmin Professional 3 or Web BRAdmin 1.45 or greater. This allows the
administrator to check items such as page counts, toner and drum status and the firmware version. In addition
to reporting to Brother network management applications this utility can E-mail the usage and status
information directly to a predefined E-mail address in a CSV or XML file format (SMTP Mail support required).
The BRPrint Auditor utility also supports E-mail notification for reporting warning and error conditions.
Web Based Management (web browser)
2
2
Web Based Management (web browser) is a utility for managing network connected Brother devices, using
the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). This utility can view the status of Brother products on your network
and configure the machine or network settings using a standard web browser that is installed on your
computer.
For more information, see Chapter 10 of the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
For increased security Web Based Management also support HTTPS. For more information, see Chapter 14
of the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.
Driver Deployment Wizard (for Windows®)
2
This installer includes the Windows® printer driver and Brother network port driver (LPR). If the administrator
installs the printer driver and port driver using this application, the administrator 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 computer.
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About emulation modes (HL-3070CW only)
2
This printer has the following emulation modes. You can change the setting by using the control panel or Web
Based Management (Web browser).
2
HP LaserJet Mode
The HP LaserJet mode (or HP mode) is the emulation mode in which this printer supports the PCL6
language of the Hewlett-Packard LaserJet laser printer. Many applications support this type of laser
printer. Using this mode will allow your printer to run at its best with those applications.
BR-Script 3 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 manuals:
• Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Reference, 3rd edition. Addison-Wesley
Professional, 1999. ISBN: 0-201-37922-8
• Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Program Design. Addison-Wesley Professional,
1988. ISBN: 0-201-14396-8
• Adobe Systems Incorporated. PostScript® Language Tutorial and Cookbook. Addison-Wesley
Professional, 1985. ISBN: 0-201-10179-3
Automatic emulation selection (HL-3070CW only)
2
This printer has an automatic emulation selection feature that is turned on by default. This lets it automatically
change the emulation mode to suit the type of data it receives.
You can change the setting by using the control panel or Web Based Management (Web browser).
Automatic interface selection
2
This printer has an automatic interface selection feature that is turned on by default. This lets it automatically
change the interface to USB, or Ethernet depending on which interface is receiving data.
Since the default setting is on for the automatic interface selection mode, simply connect the interface cable
to the printer. Always turn off both your computer and printer when connecting or disconnecting the cable.
Auto Interface selection can take a few seconds to work. If you only use one interface it would be advisable
to select that interface; use the control panel to access the General Setup menu, choose Interface and
then choose Select. If only one interface is chosen, the printer will allocate the entire input buffer to that
interface.
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Control Panel
3
Control panel
3
This printer has one back lit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), seven buttons and two Light Emitting Diodes
(LEDs) on the control panel. The LCD is a 16 character single line display.
3
The illustration is based on HL-3070CW.
Buttons
3
You can control the basic printer operations and change various printer settings with eight buttons (Go,
Cancel, Secure Print, +, -, Back, OK).
button
Operations
Go
Clear error messages.
Pause and continue printing.
Switch to Reprint mode.
Cancel
Stop and cancel the printing job in progress.
Exit from the control panel menu, Reprint menu, Secure Print menu or Direct Print
menu.
Secure Print
Choose the Secure Print menu.
+
Scroll backward through menus and the available options.
Enter numbers and increase the number.
-
Scroll forward through menus and the available options.
Enter numbers and decrease the number.
Back
Go back one level in the menu structure.
OK
Choose the control panel menu.
Set the chosen menus and settings.
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Go
3
You can pause printing by pressing Go. Pressing Go again restarts the print job. During a pause, the printer
is offline.
Pressing Go allows you to choose the displayed option in the last menu level. After changing a setting, the
printer returns to the Ready state.
3
If Data remains in the printer memory, pressing Go will print that remaining data.
You can clear some error indications by pressing Go. Follow the control panel instructions or see
Troubleshooting on page 142 to clear all other errors.
You can switch to Reprint mode by pressing Go and holding it down for about 4 seconds. (For details, see
Reprinting documents on page 79.
Note
• The options you have chosen are shown with an asterisk 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 LCD.
• If the printer is in Pause mode and you do not want to print the data left, press Cancel. Once the job has
been canceled, the printer will return to the Ready state.
Cancel
3
You can cancel the processing or printing of data by pressing Cancel. The LCD shows Cancel Printing.
until the job is canceled. To delete all jobs, press Cancel for about 4 seconds until the LCD shows
Cancel All Jobs and then release it.
After canceling the job, the printer returns to the Ready state.
Pressing Cancel will exit the control panel menu and return the printer to the Ready state.
Secure Print
3
If you want to print a secure data protected by a password, press Secure Print. For details, see Printing
Secure data on page 80
+ or - button
3
Moving through menus on the LCD
3
Pressing + or - when the printer is in the Ready state, takes it offline and the LCD will show the control panel
menu.
Press to scroll through the menus and options. Press the button until you see the setting you want.
Entering numbers
3
You can enter numbers in two ways. You can press + or - to move up or down one number at a time, or you
can hold down + or - to move faster. When you see the number you want, press OK.
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Back
3
Pressing Back when the printer is in the Ready state takes it offline, and the LCD will show the control panel
menu.
Pressing Back allows you to return to the previous level from the current menu level.
Back also allows you to choose the previous digit while setting numbers.
3
When you choose a setting and it does not have an asterisk (OK was not pressed), Back allows you to return
to the previous menu level with the original setting unchanged.
OK
3
Pressing OK when the printer is in the Ready state takes it offline, and the LCD will show the control panel
menu.
Pressing OK allows you to choose the displayed menu or option. After changing a setting, the LCD shows
Accepted and then the printer returns to the previous menu level.
Note
The options you have chosen are shown with an asterisk 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 LCD.
LEDs
3
The LEDs are lights which show the printer status.
Data LED (Green)
LED indication
Meaning
On
Data is in the printer memory.
Blinking
Receiving or processing data.
Off
No remaining data in the memory.
Error LED (Orange)
LED indication
Meaning
Blinking
There is a problem with the printer.
Off
There is no problem with the printer.
LCD
3
The LCD shows the current printer status. When you use the buttons on the control panel, the LCD will
change.
If there are any problems, the LCD will show the 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
LCD messages on page 143.)
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Back light (HL-3070CW only)
Light
Meaning
Off
The printer is off or in sleep status.
Green (General, Error, Setting)
Ready to print
3
3
Printing
Warming up
There is a problem with the printer.
Choosing a menu (Control panel menu, Reprint menu or Direct Print menu)
Pause
LCD messages
3
The message on the LCD shows the current printer status during normal operation.
Ready
The
mark indicates the wireless signal strength with four levels. (
means middle, and
means no signal,
means weak,
means strong.) (HL-3070CW only)
When an error has occurred, the type of error is displayed on the LCD message at first as shown below.
Cover is open
Next, the second message which shows information for clearing the error is displayed on the LCD message
as shown below.
Close the Top Co
Printer status messages
3
The following table shows the printer status messages during normal operation:
Printer Status Message
Meaning
Cooling Down
The printer is cooling down.
Cancel Printing
Canceling the job.
Ignore Data
Printer is ignoring data processed using the PS driver.
Pause
The printer has suspended its operations. Press Go to start the printer again.
Please Wait
The printer is warming up.
The printer is carrying out the calibration process.
Printing
Printing.
Ready
Ready to print.
Sleep
In Sleep mode.
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Reprinting documents
3
Reprinting the last job
3
You can reprint the data from the last print job without sending it from the computer again.
Note
• Reprint function is not available when Secure Function Lock 2.0 (HL-3070CW only) is On. For more
information about Secure Function Lock 2.0, see the Chapter 14 of the Network User’s Guide on the CDROM we have supplied.
• If you want to cancel reprinting, press Cancel.
• If the printer does not have enough memory to spool the print job data, it will not print the document.
• Pressing + or - makes the number of reprint copies decrease or increase. You can choose between 1 and
999 Copies.
• If you wait 30 seconds to continue the control panel operation, the LCD leaves the Reprint setting
automatically.
• For more information about the settings in the printer driver, see Advanced tab on page 40.
• After turning the power switch off, the last job data will be deleted.
How to reprint the last job
3
Note
If you print with the Windows® printer driver we have supplied with the printer, the settings for Use Reprint
in the printer driver will take priority over the settings made on the control panel. (For more information,
see Use Reprint on page 43.)
a
Make sure that the Reprint setting is On by using the buttons on the control panel to enter the General
Setup menu.
b
Press Go for about 4 seconds and release it. Make sure that the LCD shows the following message.
Reprint : Print
c
Press + or - to choose Print. Press OK.
Reprint : Print
d
Press + to enter the number of copies you want.
Copies
e
=3
Press OK or Go.
Printing
h
Reprint : Print
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Control Panel
Deleting the last job
3
Choose Delete in step c on How to reprint the last job on page 79.
Canceling the reprint job
3
If you want to cancel the current reprint job, press Cancel. Cancel also allows you to cancel a paused reprint
job.
Printing Secure data
3
3
Secure data
3
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). Secure data will be deleted after
printing once.
When the area to spool data is full, the LCD shows Out of Memory. Press Cancel to return the Ready state.
If you want to delete the spooled data, you can carry out this operation using the control panel or the webbased management application.
Note
• The secure data will be deleted when the printer is turned off.
• If you wait 30 seconds to continue the control panel operation, the LCD leaves the Secure Print setting
automatically.
• For more information about the settings in the printer driver and how to create secure data, see Secure
Print on page 41 (For Windows® printer driver), Advanced options on page 50 (For Windows® BR-Script
printer driver) or Secure Print on page 58 (For Macintosh printer driver).
How to print Secure data
a
b
3
Press Secure Print.
Press + or - to choose the user name. Press OK.
XXXXXX
c
Press + or - to choose the job. Press OK.
1.XXXXXX.doc
d
Press + or - to enter your password. Press OK.
Password:XXXX
e
Press + or - to choose Print. Press OK.
Print
f
Press + or - to enter the number of copies you want.
Copies
=
3
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g
Press OK or Go.
Printing
h
Ready
Deleting secure data
3
Choose the user name and the job you want to delete in steps a to d, and then choose Delete (instead of
Print) in step e.
Canceling the secure data job (printing secure data)
3
If you want to cancel the current secure print job, press Cancel. Cancel also allows you to cancel a paused
secure print job.
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Using the control panel LCD menu
3
When you use the Menu keys (+, -, OK or Back), remember the following basic steps:
If no control panel operations are performed for 30 seconds, the LCD automatically returns to Ready.
When you press OK to choose a setting, Accepted appears on the LCD. After that, the LCD returns to
the previous menu level.
3
When you press Go to choose a setting, Accepted appears on the LCD. After that, the LCD returns to
the Ready state.
After changing the status or a setting, pressing Back before you press OK will cause the LCD to return to
the previous menu level with the original settings unchanged.
There are two ways to input numbers. You can press + or - 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.
For example: If you want to choose the paper size for Tray 1, as follows.
a
3
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, -, OK or Back) to take the printer offline.
Ready
h
Machine Info.
b
Press + or - to choose Paper Tray.
Paper Tray
c
Press OK to move to the next menu level.
Manual Feed
d
Press + or - to choose Tray1 Size.
Tray1 Size
e
Press OK to move to the next menu level.
Any
f
l
Press + or - to choose the paper size.
A4
g
Press OK or Go.
Accepted appears on the LCD.
Accepted
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Menu table
3
There are nine menus. For more information about the selections available in each menu, see the tables
below.
Note
The control panel LCD names for the paper trays are as follows.
3
• Standard paper tray: Tray1
• Manual feed slot: Manual Feed
Machine Info.
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Print Settings
Prints the Printer Settings page.
Print NetSetting
Prints only the Network Settings page.
Test Print
Prints the test page.
Demo Print
Prints the demonstration sheet.
Print Font
(HL-3070CW only)
HP LaserJet
Prints the font list and samples of HP LaserJet.
BR-Script 3
Prints the font list and samples of BR-Script.
Shows the printer serial number.
Serial No.
Version
Page Count
Image Count
Main Version
Shows the main firmware version.
Sub Version
Shows the sub firmware version.
RAM Size
Shows the size of memory in this printer.
Total
Shows the current total printed pages.
Color
Shows the current total colour printed pages.
Monochrome
Shows the current total monochrome printed pages.
Black(K)
Shows the amount of images produced by the black
colour.
Cyan(C)
Shows the amount of images produced by the cyan
colour.
Magenta(M)
Shows the amount of images produced by the
magenta colour.
Yellow(Y)
Shows the amount of images produced by the yellow
colour.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Machine Info. (continued)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Drum Count
Black(K)
Shows the current total pages printed for black drum
unit.
Cyan(C)
Shows the current total pages printed for cyan drum
unit.
Magenta(M)
Shows the current total pages printed for magenta
drum unit.
Yellow(Y)
Shows the current total pages printed for yellow
drum unit.
Parts Life
Reset Parts Life
Drum Life
Options
Descriptions
Black(K)
Shows the remaining life for the black drum unit.
Cyan(C)
Shows the remaining life for the cyan drum unit.
Magenta(M)
Shows the remaining life for the magenta drum unit.
Yellow(Y)
Shows the remaining life for the yellow drum unit.
Belt Life
Shows the remaining life for the belt unit.
PF Kit1 Life
Shows the pages left to print with the PF kit 1.
Fuser Life
Shows the pages left to print with the fuser unit.
Drum Unit
(Appears only when
replacement parts have
been changed)
Black(K)
Resets the black drum unit life. Appears when you
replace the drum unit.
Cyan(C)
Resets the cyan drum unit life. Appears when you
replace the drum unit.
Magenta(M)
Resets the magenta drum unit life. Appears when
you replace the drum unit.
Yellow(Y)
Resets the yellow drum unit life. Appears when you
replace the drum unit.
Belt Unit
Resets the belt unit life. Appears when you replace
the belt unit.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
Paper Tray
Submenu
Options
Descriptions
Manual Feed
Off*/On
Chooses whether to feed paper manually.
Tray1 Size
Any*/Letter/Legal/A4...
Choose the size of paper you loaded in the
standard paper tray.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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General Setup
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
English*/Français...
Changes the LCD language for your
country.
Sleep Time
0/1/2/3/4/5*...Min
Sets the time to return to Power Save
mode.
Toner Save
Off*/On
Increases the page yield of the toner
cartridge.
Button Repeat
0.1*/0.4/0.6/0.8/1.0/1.4 Sets the time for the LCD message to
/1.8/2.0 Sec
change when holding + or - at
intervals.
Message Scroll
Level 1*/Level
2.../Level 10
Sets the time in seconds that an LCD
message will scroll across the LCD.
From Level 1=0.2 sec to Level
10=2.0 sec.
LCD Contrast
-nnonn+
Adjusts the contrast of the LCD.
Auto Online
On*/Off
Return to Ready state automatically.
Setting Lock
Off*/On
Turns the lock panel settings On or
Off using the password.
Reprint
Off*/On
Turns the reprint settings On or Off.
Select
Auto*/USB/Network
Choose the interface you use.
Auto IF Time
1/2/3/4/5*.../99 (sec)
You need to set the time-out period
for the auto interface selection.
Input Buffer
Level 1/2/3/4*.../7
Increases or decreases the input
buffer capacity.
Local Language
Ecology
Panel Control
Interface
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
Print Menu
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Emulation
(HL-3070CW only)
Auto*/HP LaserJet/
BR-Script 3
Choose the emulation mode you use.
Auto Continue
Off*/On
Choose whether to automatically
clear the removable error.
Output Color
(HL-3070CW only)
Auto*/Color/Mono
Set the output colour.
Media Type
(HL-3070CW only)
Sets the type of paper.
Plain Paper*/Thick
Paper/Thicker Paper/Th
in Paper/Recycled
Paper/Bond Paper/Envel
opes/Env.Thick/Env.Thi
n/Hagaki/Label
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Print Menu (continued)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Paper
(HL-3070CW only)
Sets the size of paper.
Letter/Legal/A4*/
Executive/Com-10/DL/JI
S B5/B5/A5/A5 L/JIS B6/
B6/A6/Monarch/C5/A4 Lon
g/Folio/DL L/Hagaki
Copies
(HL-3070CW only)
1*/2.../999
Sets the number of printed pages.
Orientation
(HL-3070CW only)
Portrait*/Landscape
This printer can print pages in portrait
or landscape orientation.
X Offset
-500/-499.../0*.../499/
500Dots
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
-50/-49.../0*.../499/
500Dots
Moves the print start position (at the
top-left corner of pages) vertically up
to -50 (up) to +500 (down) dots in
300 dpi.
Off*/On
Allows you to print the remaining
data without pressing Go.
Print Position
Auto FF
(HL-3070CW only)
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The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Print Menu (continued)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
HP LaserJet
Font No.
I000.../I059*.../I071
(HL-3070CW only)
Font Pitch
0.44/10*.../99.99
Font Point
4.00/12*.../999.75
Symbol Set
PC-8*...
Descriptions
Sets the symbol set or the character
set.
Prints code table. If Change
Emulation appears on the LCD,
choose Auto or HP LaserJet in
Emulation of Print Menu.
(See page 85.)
Table Print
Auto LF
Off*/On
ON: CR i CR+LF,OFF: CR i CR
Auto CR
Off*/On
ON: LFiLF+CR, FFiFF+CR, or VT i
VT+CR OFF: LF i LF, FF i FF, or VT
i VT
Auto WRAP
Off*/On
Chooses whether a line feed and
carriage return will happen when the
printer reaches the right margin.
Auto SKIP
On*/Off
Chooses 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 70
columns at 10 cpi.
Right Margin
##
Sets the right margin at column 10 to
80 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 default
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
default setting is 0.5.
Lines
####
Sets the number of lines on each
page from 5 to 128 lines.
BR-Script 3
Error Print
On*/Off
(HL-3070CW only)
CAPT
Off*/On
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Network for HL-3040CN users
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
TCP/IP
Boot Method
Auto*/Static/RARP/BOOTP Choose the IP method that best suits
/DHCP
your needs.
IP Address
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the IP address.
Subnet Mask
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the Subnet mask.
Gateway
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)*
Enter the Gateway address.
IP Boot Tries
##### (3*)
APIPA
On*/Off
IPv6
Off*/On
Ethernet
Factory Reset
Auto*/100B-FD/100B-HD/
10B-FD/10B-HD
Descriptions
3
Automatically allocates the IP
address from the link-local address
range. 1
Chooses Ethernet link mode.
Restores all network settings of the internal print server to the factory default.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
1
On connection to the network, if the machine's 'Boot Method' is 'Auto' the machine will attempt to automatically set the IP address and Subnet
Mask from a boot server such as DHCP or BOOTP. If a boot server cannot be found, an APIPA IP address will be allocated, such as 169. 254.
[001-254]. [000-255]. If the 'Boot Method' of the machine is set to 'Static' you will need to manually enter an IP address from the machine's control
panel.
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Control Panel
Network for HL-3070CW users
Submenu 1
Submenu 2
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Wired LAN
TCP/IP
Boot Method
Auto*/Static/RARP/BOOTP
/DHCP
Choose the IP method that best
suits your needs.
IP Address
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the IP address.
Subnet Mask
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the Subnet mask.
Gateway
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)*
Enter the Gateway address.
IP Boot Tries
##### (3*)
APIPA
On*/Off
IPv6
Off*/On
Ethernet
Set to
Default
Auto*/100B-FD/100B-HD/
10B-FD/10B-HD
TCP/IP
Automatically allocates the IP
address from the link-local
address range. 1
Chooses Ethernet link mode.
Restores wired network settings of the internal print server to the factory default.
On*/Off
Chooses Ethernet link mode.
Boot Method
Auto*/Static/RARP/BOOTP
/DHCP
Choose the IP method that best
suits your needs.
IP Address
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the IP address.
Subnet Mask
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)* 1
Enter the Subnet mask.
Gateway
###.###.###.###
(000.000.000.000)*
Enter the Gateway address.
IP Boot Tries
# (3*)
APIPA
On*/Off
IPv6
Off*/On
Wired
Enable
WLAN
3
Automatically allocates the IP
address from the link-local
address range. 1
SES/WPS/AO
SS
WPS w/PIN
Code
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Network for HL-3070CW users (continued)
Submenu 1
Submenu 2
Menu Selections
WLAN
Status
Status
Options
Descriptions
Signal
(Appears only Channel
when WLAN
Speed
Enable is
SSID
On.)
Comm. Mode
3
Shows SSID [uses a maximum
of 32 digits and characters 0-9,
a-z and A-Z in ASCII values]
Ad-hoc*/Infrastructure
Restores wired network settings
of the internal print server to the
factory default.
Set to
Default
WLAN
Enable
Factory
Reset
Shows the current
Communication Mode.
Off*/On
Chooses Ethernet link mode.
Restores all network settings of the internal print server to the factory default.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
1
On connection to the network, if the machine's 'IP METHOD' is 'AUTO' the machine will attempt to automatically set the IP address and Subnet
Mask from a boot server such as DHCP or BOOTP. If a boot server cannot be found an APIPA IP address will be allocated, such as
169.254.[001-254].[000-255]. If the 'IP METHOD' of the machine is set to 'STATIC' you will need to manually enter an IP address from the
machine's control panel.
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 the printer settings (including command settings) to the
factory default settings.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
Color Correction
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Color Calibration
Calibrate
Carry out calibration to revise the
colours. (See Calibration
on page 96.)
Reset
Set the calibration parameters back
to the default settings. (See
Calibration on page 96.)
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Color Correction (continued)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Auto Regist.
Registration
Frequency
Manual Regist.
Options
Adjusts the print position of each
colour automatically. (See Auto
Registration on page 97.)
Low/Medium*/High/Off
Sets the interval time you want to
carry out the auto registration. (See
Auto Registration on page 97.)
Prints the chart to manually check
the registration of the colours. (See
Manual Registration on page 98.)
Print Chart
Set Registration 1
3
5
7
9
Drum Cleaning
Descriptions
Magenta/2 Cyan/
Yellow/4 Magenta/
Cyan/6 Yellow/
Magenta/8 Cyan/
Yellow
Enter the correction value on the
chart you printed from the Print
Chart. (See Manual Registration
on page 98.)
Carry out cleaning the drum unit to improve the print quality problem. (See Small spots on
the printed pages in Cleaning the drum unit on page 134.)
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
Direct Print (HL-3070CW only)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Paper Size
Letter/Legal/A4*/
Sets the size of paper for direct print.
Executive/JIS B5/B5/A5/
A5 L/JIS B6/B6/A6/A4Lon
g/Folio
Media Type
Plain Paper*/Thick
Paper/Thicker Paper/
Thin Paper/Recycled
Paper/Bond Paper
Sets the type of paper for direct print.
Multiple Page
1in1*/2in1/4in1/9in1/
16in1/25in1/
1in2×2pages/1in3×3pag
es/1in4×4pages/1in5×5p
ages
Sets the pattern if you want to print
multiple pages on a single sheet or
one page on multiple sheets.
Orientation
Portrait*/Landscape
This printer can print pages in portrait
or landscape orientation.
Collate
On*/Off
Print Quality
Normal*/Fine
PDF Option
Document*/Document&St
amps/Document&Markup
Set the information you want to add
to the document.
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Direct Print (HL-3070CW only) (continued)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Index Print
Options
Descriptions
Simple*/Details
Sets the format of the index for direct
print. If you choose Details,
printing time will be longer. (See
Printing data from a USB flash
memory drive with direct print
(HL-3070CW only) on page 27.)
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
PictBridge(HL-3070CW only)
Submenu
Menu Selections
Options
Descriptions
Paper Size
Letter/A4*/B5/A5/B6/A6
Sets the size of paper for PictBridge.
Orientation
<For Letter,A4,B5>
This printer can print pages in portrait
or landscape orientation for
PictBridge.
Portrait*/Landscape
<For A5,B6,A6>
Portrait/Landscape*
Date&Time
Off*/On
Prints the date and time.
File Name
Off*/On
Prints the file name.
Print Quality
Normal*/Fine
The factory settings are shown in Bold with an asterisk.
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Example of changing a menu setting
3
Setting IP address
a
b
Press any of the Menu buttons (+, -, OK or Back) to take the printer offline.
Press + or - to choose Network.
Select ab or OK
h
3
Network
c
(HL-3070CW only) Press + or - to choose Wired LAN or WLAN.
Wired LAN
d
Press OK.
TCP/IP
e
Press OK.
Boot Method
f
Press the - button.
IP Address
g
Press OK. The first part of the number will be blinking.
169.254.000.192
h
Press + or - to increase or decrease the number. Press OK to go to the next number.
129.254.000.192
i
Repeat step h until you have set your IP address.
123.045.067.089
j
Press OK or Go to finish the IP address.
Accepted
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Default settings
3
The printer has three levels of default settings; the default settings have been set at its factory before
shipment (see Menu table on page 83).
Network default settings
Factory reset
3
Settings reset
Note
• You cannot modify the preset default settings.
• Page counter can never be changed.
Network default settings
3
If you want to reset only the print server back to its default settings (by resetting all network information such
as the password and IP address), follow these steps:
a
Press + or - to choose Network. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Network
b
Press + or - to choose Factory Reset. Press OK.
Factory Reset
c
Press OK again.
Restart Printer?
d
The printer will restart automatically.
Factory Reset
3
You can partially reset the machine back to its default printer settings. The settings that will not be reset are
the Interface, Local Language, Reprint, Set Registration, Setting Lock, Secure Function
Lock 2.0 (HL-3070CW only) and the Network settings:
a
Press + or - to choose Reset Menu. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Reset Menu
b
Press + or - to choose Factory Reset. Press OK.
Factory Reset
c
Press OK again.
OK?
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Settings Reset
3
This operation will reset all the machine settings back to the settings that were set at the factory:
a
Disconnect the network cable from the printer; otherwise the network settings (such as IP address) will
not be reset.
b
Press + or - to choose Reset Menu. Press OK.
3
Select ab or OK
h
Reset Menu
c
Press + and Cancel at the same time.
Reset Printer
d
Press OK after the following message appears.
Settings Reset
e
Press OK again.
Reset Printer?
f
The printer will restart automatically.
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Calibration
3
The output density for each colour may vary depending on the environment the machine is in such as
temperature and humidity. Calibration helps you to improve the colour density.
Note
If you print using the Windows® printer driver, you need to perform the calibration from the Windows®
printer driver. See Colour Calibration on page 43.
3
If you print using the Macintosh printer driver, you need to perform the calibration using the status monitor.
See Status Monitor (For Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater users) on page 64 for how to turn the status monitor
on.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press OK.
ColorCalibration
c
Press OK.
Calibrate
d
Press OK again.
OK?
You can reset the calibration parameters back to those set at the factory.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press OK.
ColorCalibration
c
Press + or - to choose Reset. Press OK.
Reset
d
Press OK again.
OK?
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Control Panel
Auto Registration
Registration
3
3
You can adjust the print position of each colour automatically.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
3
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press + or - to choose Auto Regist.. Press OK.
Auto Regist.
c
Press OK.
Registration
d
Press OK again.
OK?
Frequency
3
You can set how often the auto registration occurs.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press + or - to choose Auto Regist.. Press OK.
Auto Regist.
c
Press + or - to choose Frequency. Press OK.
Frequency
d
Press + or - key to choose Low, Medium, High or Off. Press OK.
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Control Panel
Manual Registration
Print Chart
3
3
You can print the colour registration chart to manually check the registration of the colours.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
3
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press + or - to choose Manual Regist.. Press OK.
Manual Regist.
c
Press OK.
Print Chart
Set Registration
3
You can correct the colour registration manually.
a
Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
Color Correction
b
Press + or - to choose Manual Regist.. Press OK.
Manual Regist.
c
Press + or - to choose Set Registration. Press OK again.
Set Registration
d
e
To set the colour registration, follow the instruction on Colour Registration Chart.
Press OK.
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4
Option
4
SO-DIMM
4
The printer has 32 MB (HL-3040CN) or 64 MB (HL-3070CW) of standard memory and one slot for optional
memory expansion. You can expand the memory up to 544 MB (HL-3040CN) or 576 MB (HL-3070CW) by
installing a Dual In-line Memory Module (SO-DIMM).
In general, the machine uses industry-standard SO-DIMM with the following specifications:
Type: 144 pin and 64 bit output
CAS latency: 2
Clock frequency: 100 MHz or more
Capacity: 64, 128, 256 or 512 MB
Height: 31.75 mm (1.25 in.)
SDRAM can be used.
Note
• There might be some SO-DIMMs that will not work with the printer.
• For more information, call the dealer you bought the printer from or Brother Customer Service.
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4
Option
Installing extra memory
4
Note
Always turn off the printer power switch before installing or removing the SO-DIMM.
a
Turn off the printer power switch, and then unplug the printer. Disconnect the interface cable from the
printer.
b
Remove the plastic (1) and then the metal (2) SO-DIMM covers.
4
2
1
c
Unpack the SO-DIMM and hold it by its edges.
CAUTION
To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the memory chips or the board
surface.
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Option
d
Hold the SO-DIMM by the edges and align the notches in the SO-DIMM with the protrusions in the slot.
Insert the SO-DIMM diagonally (1), then tilt it toward the interface board until it clicks into place (2).
1
2
4
e
Put the metal (2) and then the plastic (1) SO-DIMM covers back on.
2
1
f
Reconnect the interface cable to your printer. Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
Note
To make sure that you have installed the SO-DIMM properly, you can print the printer settings page that
shows the current memory size. (See Machine Info. on page 83.)
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5
Routine Maintenance
5
Replacing the consumable items
5
The following messages appear on the LCD in the Ready state. These messages provide advanced warnings
to replace the consumable items before they reach the end of their life. To avoid any inconvenience, you may
want to buy spare consumable items before the printer stops printing.
LCD messages
Consumable
item to replace
Approximate life
How to replace
Model Name
Toner Low (X)
Toner cartridge
<Black>
See page 104
TN-240BK, TN-240C,
TN-240M, TN-240Y
2,200 pages 1 2
X = C, M, Y, K
C = Cyan
M = Magenta
Y = Yellow
K = Black
<Cyan, Magenta,Yellow>
Drums End Soon
4 Drum units
15,000 pages 1 3 4
See page 112
DR-240CL 5
Drum End Soon(X)
1 Drum unit
15,000 pages 1 3 4
See page 112
DR-240CL-BK 6,
DR-240CL-CMY 7
1,400 pages 1 2
X = C, M, Y, K
C = Cyan
M = Magenta
Y = Yellow
K = Black
Belt End Soon
Belt unit
50,000 pages 1
See page 118
BU-200CL
WT Box End Soon
Waste toner box
50,000 pages 1
See page 122
WT-200CL
1
A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
2
Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
3
1 page per job.
4
Drum life is approximate and may vary by type of use.
5
Contains 4 pc. Drum Set.
6
Contains 1 pc. Black Drum Unit.
7
Contains 1 pc. Colour Drum Unit.
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5
Routine Maintenance
You will need to replace certain parts and clean the printer regularly.
LCD messages
Consumable
item to replace
Approximate life
How to replace
Model Name
Replace Toner
Toner cartridge
<Black>
See page 104
TN-240BK, TN-240C,
TN-240M, TN-240Y
2,200 pages 1 2
<Cyan, Magenta,Yellow>
1,400 pages 1 2
Replace Drums
4 Drum units
15,000 pages 1 3 4
See page 113
DR-240CL 5
Replace Drum (X)
1 Drum unit
15,000 pages 1 3 4
See page 113
DR-240CL-BK 6,
5
DR-240CL-CMY 7
X = C, M, Y, K
C = Cyan
M = Magenta
Y = Yellow
K = Black
Drum unit
15,000 pages 1 3 4
See page 113
Replace Belt
Belt unit
50,000 pages 1
See page 118
BU-200CL
Replace WT Box
Waste toner box
50,000 pages 1
See page 122
WT-200CL
Replace Fuser
Fuser unit
50,000 pages 1
Call your dealer or Brother Customer Service
for a replacement fuser unit.
Replace PF kit1
Paper feeding kit
50,000 pages 1
Call your dealer or Brother Customer Service
for a replacement paper feeding kit 1.
Drum Error 8
<Scrolling message>
Replace the Drum Unit.
1
A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
2
Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
3
1 page per job.
4
Drum life is approximate and may vary by type of use.
5
Contains 4 pc. Drum Set.
6
Contains 1 pc. Black Drum Unit.
7
Contains 1 pc. Colour Drum Unit.
8
The Drum Error message has two cases: If the scroll message shows Replace the Drum Unit. you will need to replace the drum unit. If
the scrolling message shows Slide the Green tab on Drum Unit. you do not need to replace the drum unit, you just need to clean the
corona wires. (See Cleaning the corona wires on page 131.)
Note
• Discard used consumable items according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste.
If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office. Be sure to reseal the consumable items tightly
so that the material inside does not spill.
• We recommend placing used consumable items on a piece of paper to prevent accidentally spilling or
scattering the material inside.
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• 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 toner cartridges and a waste toner box is based on ISO/IEC 19798.
Frequency of replacement will vary depending on the complexity of printed pages, percentage of coverage
and type of media used.
Toner cartridges
5
A new toner cartridge can print approximately 2,200 pages (black) or approximately 1,400 pages (yellow,
magenta, cyan) 1.
5
Note
• The toner cartridges that come supplied with the printer are starter toners. A starter toner can print
approximately 1,000 pages 1.
• The amount of toner used varies according to what is printed on the page and the print density setting.
• If you change the print density setting for lighter or darker printing, the amount of toner used will change.
• Wait to unpack the toner cartridge until immediately before you put it into the printer.
1
A4 / Letter size single-sided pages. Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
Toner Low message
5
Toner Low (X)
If the LCD shows Toner Low, the printer has nearly run out of toner. Buy a new toner cartridge and have it
ready before you get a Replace Toner message. (X) shows the toner colour that is near the end of its life.
((K)=Black, (Y)=Yellow, (M)=Magenta, (C)=Cyan). To replace the toner cartridge, see Replacing the toner
cartridges on page 105.
The Toner Low (X) message appears for one minute after each print job.
Replace Toner message
5
When the following message appears on the LCD, you need to replace the toner cartridge:
Replace Toner
The scrolling message on the LCD indicates which colour you need to replace.
104
Routine Maintenance
Replacing the toner cartridges
5
Note
• To ensure high quality printing, we recommend that you use only genuine Brother toner cartridges. When
you want to buy toner cartridges, call your dealer.
• We recommend that you clean the printer when you replace the toner cartridge. See Cleaning
on page 128.
a
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
5
b
Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly for the colour shown on the LCD.
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Routine Maintenance
c
Push down the green-labeled lock lever (1) and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
5
1
WARNING
DO NOT put a toner cartridge into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries.
DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray or any organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol or
ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the printer. Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. See
Cleaning on page 128 for how to clean the printer.
Be careful not to inhale toner.
106
Routine Maintenance
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
5
• Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold
water at once.
• To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
Note
• Be sure to seal up the toner cartridge tightly in a suitable bag 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.
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Routine Maintenance
d
Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the green tab from left to right and
right to left several times.
1
5
Note
Be sure to return the tab to the home position (a) (1). If you do not, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.
e
Unpack the new toner cartridge. Gently shake it from side to side several times to distribute the toner
evenly inside the cartridge.
IMPORTANT
• 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.
• If an unpacked drum unit is put in direct sunlight or room light, the unit may be damaged.
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Routine Maintenance
CAUTION
Put the toner cartridge in the drum unit immediately after you have removed the protective cover. To prevent
any degradation to the print quality, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
5
Inside the printer
(Top View)
Inside the printer
(Back View)
IMPORTANT
For USA and Canada
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.
Use or attempted use of potentially incompatible toner and/or cartridges in the Brother machine may
cause damage to the machine and/or may result in unsatisfactory print quality. Our warranty coverage
does not apply to any problem that is caused by the use of unauthorized third party toner and/or
cartridges. To protect your investment and obtain premium performance from the Brother machine, we
strongly recommend the use of genuine Brother supplies.
IMPORTANT
For UK and other countries
Brother machines are designed to work with toner of a particular specification and will work to a level of
optimum performance when used with genuine Brother branded toner cartridges. Brother cannot
guarantee this optimum performance if toner or toner cartridges of other specifications are used. Brother
does not therefore recommend the use of cartridges other than genuine Brother branded cartridges with
this machine.
If damage is caused to the drum unit or other part of this machine as a result of using other
manufacturer’s products with this machine, any repairs required as a result may not be covered by the
warranty.
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Routine Maintenance
f
Pull off the protective cover.
5
g
Put the new toner cartridge firmly into the drum unit until you hear it lock into place.
Note
Make sure that you put in the toner cartridge properly or it may separate from the drum unit.
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Routine Maintenance
h
Slide the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer.
C
M
Y
K
5
i
Close the top cover of the printer.
j
Turn the printer power switch back on.
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Note
DO NOT turn off the printer power switch or open the top cover until the LCD shows Ready.
111
Routine Maintenance
Drum units
5
Model Name: DR-240CL 4 pc. Drum set or single drums DR-240CL-BK, DR-240CL-CMY
A new drum unit can print approximately 15,000 A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
DR-240CL Drum set contains 4 drum units 1 Black (DR-240CL-BK) and 3 Colour (DR-240CL-CMY).
DR-240CL-BK contains 1 Black drum. DR-240CL-CMY contains 1 Colour drum.
Drum wear and tear occurs due to use and rotation of the drum and interaction with paper, toner and other
materials in the paper path. In designing this product, Brother decided to use the number of rotations of the
drum as a reasonable determinant of the drum life. When a drum reaches the factory-established rotation
limit corresponding the rated page yield, the product LCD display will advise you to replace the applicable
drum(s). The product will continue to function, however, print quality may not be optimal.
5
As the drums rotate in unison during the various stages of operation (regardless of whether toner is deposited
on the page) and because damage to a single drum unit is not likely, you will need to replace all of the drums
at once (unless you have replaced an individual drum [DR-240CL-BK for black and DR-240CL-CMY for
Colour] for reasons other than reaching its rated life). For your convenience, Brother sells the drum units as
a set of four (DR-240CL).
Note
• There are many factors that determine the actual drum life, such as the temperature, humidity, type of
paper, type of toner used and so on. Under ideal conditions, the average drum life is estimated at
approximately 15,000 pages. The actual number of pages that your drum will print may be significantly
less than this estimate. Because we have no control over the many factors that determine the actual drum
life, we cannot guarantee a minimum number of pages that will be printed by your drum.
• For best performance, use only genuine Brother toner. The printer should be used only in a clean, dustfree environment with adequate ventilation.
• Printing with a third-party drum unit may reduce not only the print quality but also the quality and life of the
printer itself. Warranty coverage does not apply to problems caused by the use of a third-party drum unit.
Drum End Soon messages
5
Drums End Soon
If the LCD shows Drums End Soon, it means the 4 drum units are near the end of their life. Buy a new drum
unit set (DR-240CL) and have it ready before you get a Replace Drums message. To replace the drum
units, see Replacing the drum units on page 113.
Drum End Soon(X)
If only a specified drum is near the end of its life, the LCD shows the Drum End Soon(X) message. (X)
indicates the drum unit colour that is near the end of its life. ((K) =Black, (Y)=Yellow, (M)=Magenta,
(C)=Cyan). Buy a new drum unit DR-240CL-BK (for Black) or a DR-240CL-CMY (for either Y, M, C colours)
and have it ready before you get a Replace Drums message. To replace the drum units, see Replacing the
drum units on page 113.
The Drum End Soon(X) message appears for one minute after each print job.
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Routine Maintenance
Replace Drum messages
5
When the following message appears on the LCD, you need to replace the drum units:
Replace Drums
If only the specified drum needs to be replaced, the LCD shows the Replace Drum(X) message. (X)
indicates the drum unit colour that you need to replace. ((K)=Black, (Y)=Yellow, (M)=Magenta, (C)=Cyan).
Drum Error
<Scrolling message> Replace the Drum Unit. Black (K)/ Cyan (C)/ Magenta (M)/ Yellow
(Y). Refer to the User’s Guide. 1
1
5
Only the colour you need to replace will be shown.
The Drum Error message has two cases: If the scrolling message shows Replace the Drum Unit.
you will need to replace the drum unit. If the scrolling message shows Slide the Green tab on Drum
Unit. you do not need to replace the drum unit, you just need to clean the corona wires. (See Cleaning the
corona wires on page 131.)
Replacing the drum units
5
IMPORTANT
• While removing the drum unit, handle it carefully because it may contain toner.
• We recommend that you clean the printer when you replace the drum unit. See Cleaning on page 128.
a
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
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Routine Maintenance
b
Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly for the colour shown on the LCD.
5
c
Push down the green-labeled lock lever (1) and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
1
WARNING
DO NOT put a toner cartridge into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries.
DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray or any organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol or
ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the printer. Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock. See
Cleaning on page 128 for how to clean the printer.
Be careful not to inhale toner.
114
Routine Maintenance
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
5
• Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold
water at once.
• To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
Note
• Be sure to seal up the drum unit tightly in a suitable bag so that toner powder does not spill out of the
cartridge.
• Discard the used drum unit according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste. If you
have questions, call your local waste disposal office.
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Routine Maintenance
d
Unpack the new drum unit and pull off the protective cover.
5
IMPORTANT
Wait to unpack a drum unit until immediately before you put it in the printer. Exposure to direct sunlight or
room light may damage the drum unit.
e
Put the toner cartridge firmly into the new drum unit until you hear it lock into place.
IMPORTANT
Make sure that you re-install the toner cartridge properly, or it may separate from the drum unit.
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Routine Maintenance
f
Slide the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer.
C
M
Y
K
5
g
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Close the top cover of the printer.
When you replace a drum unit with a new one, you need to reset the drum counter by completing the following
steps:
a
b
c
d
e
f
Turn the printer power switch back on.
Press + or - to choose Machine Info..
Press OK to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or - to choose Reset Parts Life.
Press OK, and then press + to choose Drum Unit.
Press OK, and then press + or - to choose the colour that you replaced.
Press OK two times.
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Routine Maintenance
Belt unit
5
Model Name: BU-200CL
A new belt unit can print approximately 50,000 A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
Belt End Soon message
5
Belt End Soon
If the LCD shows Belt End Soon, it means the belt unit is near the end of its life. Buy a new belt unit and
have it ready before you get a Replace Belt message. To replace the belt unit, see Replacing the belt unit
on page 118.
Replace Belt message
5
5
When the following message appears on the LCD, you need to replace the belt unit:
Replace Belt
IMPORTANT
• DO NOT touch the surface of the belt unit. If you touch it, it could degrade print quality.
• Damage caused by incorrect handling of the belt unit may void your warranty.
Replacing the belt unit
a
5
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
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Routine Maintenance
b
Take out all the drum unit and toner cartridge assemblies.
5
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
• Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold
water at once.
• To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
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Routine Maintenance
c
Hold the green handle of the belt unit and lift the belt unit up, then pull it out.
5
IMPORTANT
To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
d
Unpack the new belt unit and put the new belt unit in the printer.
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Routine Maintenance
e
Slide each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer. Repeat this for all the drum unit and toner
cartridge assemblies.
C
M
Y
K
f
5
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Close the top cover of the printer.
When you replace the belt unit with a new one, you need to reset the belt unit counter by completing the
following steps:
a
b
c
d
e
Turn the printer power switch back on.
Press + or - to choose Machine Info..
Press OK to proceed to the next menu level, and then press + or - to choose Reset Parts Life.
Press OK, and then press + to choose Belt Unit.
Press OK two times.
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Routine Maintenance
Waste toner box
5
Model Name: WT-200CL
The life of a waste toner box is approximately 50,000 A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
WT Box End Soon message
5
WT Box End Soon
If the LCD shows WT Box End Soon, it means the waste toner box is near the end of its life. Buy a new
waste toner box and have it ready before you get a Replace WT Box message. To replace the waste toner
box, see Replacing the waste toner box on page 123.
Replace WT Box message
5
5
When the following message appears on the LCD, you need to replace the waste toner box:
Replace WT Box
IMPORTANT
DO NOT reuse the waste toner box.
WARNING
DO NOT put the waste toner box into a fire. It could explode.
Be careful not to spill the toner. DO NOT inhale or allow it to get into your eyes.
122
Routine Maintenance
Replacing the waste toner box
a
5
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
5
b
Take out all the drum unit and toner cartridge assemblies.
123
Routine Maintenance
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
5
• Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold
water at once.
• To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
c
Hold the green handle of the belt unit and lift the belt unit up, then pull it out.
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Routine Maintenance
IMPORTANT
To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
5
d
Remove the orange packing material and discard it.
Note
This step is only necessary when you are replacing the waste toner box for the first time. The orange
packing is installed at the factory to protect your machine during shipment. The orange packing is not
required for replacement waste toner boxes.
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Routine Maintenance
e
Hold the green handle of the waste toner box and remove the waste toner box from the printer.
5
CAUTION
Handle the waste toner box carefully in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner. If toner scatters on your
hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold water at once.
Note
Discard the used waste toner box according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste.
If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office.
f
Unpack the new waste toner box and put the new waste toner box in the printer.
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Routine Maintenance
g
Put the belt unit back in the printer.
5
h
Slide each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer. Repeat this for all the drum unit and toner
cartridge assemblies.
C
M
Y
K
i
j
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Close the top cover of the printer.
Turn the printer power switch back on.
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Routine Maintenance
Cleaning
5
Clean the outside and inside of the printer regularly with a dry, lint-free cloth. When you replace the toner
cartridge or the drum unit, make sure that you clean the inside of the printer. If printed pages are stained with
toner, clean the inside of the printer with a dry, lint-free cloth.
WARNING
Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine will damage the surface of
the printer.
DO NOT use cleaning materials that contain ammonia.
5
DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray or any organic solvent/liquids containing alcohol or
ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the printer.
Be careful not to inhale toner.
Cleaning the outside of the printer
a
5
Turn off the printer power switch and then unplug the printer.
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Routine Maintenance
b
Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer.
5
c
Wipe the outside of the printer with a dry, lint-free cloth to remove dust.
d
e
Remove anything that is stuck inside the paper tray.
Wipe the inside of the paper tray with a dry, lint-free cloth to remove dust.
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Routine Maintenance
f
g
Put the paper tray back in the printer.
Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
Cleaning the LED head
a
5
Turn off the printer power switch and then unplug the printer.
5
b
Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
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Routine Maintenance
c
Wipe the windows of LED head (1) with a dry, lint-free cloth. Be careful not to touch the windows of LED
head (1) with your fingers.
5
1
1
d
e
Close the top cover of the printer.
Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
Cleaning the corona wires
5
If you have print quality problems, clean the corona wires as follows:
a
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
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Routine Maintenance
b
Take out a drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
5
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
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Routine Maintenance
c
Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the green tab from left to right and
right to left several times.
1
5
Note
Be sure to return the tab to the home position (a) (1). If you do not, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.
d
Slide the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer.
C
M
Y
K
e
f
g
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Repeat steps b to d to clean each of the remaining corona wires.
Close the top cover of the printer.
Turn the printer power switch back on.
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Routine Maintenance
Cleaning the drum unit
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Small spots on the printed pages
5
If your printout has any small white or coloured spots, follow the steps below to solve the problem.
a
Open the manual feed slot cover.
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b
Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides to the width of the paper that you are going
to use.
c
Using both hands, put one blank sheet of paper in the manual feed slot until the front edge of the paper
touches the paper feed roller. Wait until the machine automatically feeds the paper. When you feel the
machine pull in the paper, let go.
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Note
• Make sure that the paper is straight and in the correct position on the manual feed slot. If it is not, the paper
may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
• Do not put more than one piece of paper in the manual feed slot at any one time, as it may cause a jam.
• If you put paper in the manual feed slot before the printer is in the Ready state, an error may occur and
the printer will stop printing.
d
Make sure that the printer is in the Ready state. Press + or - to choose Color Correction. Press OK.
Select ab or OK
h
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Color Correction
e
Press + or - to choose Drum Cleaning.
Drum Cleaning
f
Press Go. The printer will pull in the piece of paper and start cleaning the drum unit.
Please Wait
g
When the printer has finished cleaning, Completed appears on the LCD. Press Cancel so that the
printer returns to the Ready state.
h
Repeat steps c to g two more times using a new blank sheet of paper each time. Upon completion
please discard the used paper. If the print problem is not resolved please contact Brother Customer
Service.
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Routine Maintenance
Large spots on the printed pages
5
If your printout has coloured spots at 94 mm (3.7 in.) intervals, follow the steps below to solve the problem.
a
Turn off the printer power switch. Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
5
b
See the print sample to identify the colour causing the problem. The colour of the spots is the colour of
the drum you should clean. For example, if the spots are cyan, you should clean the drum for cyan. Take
out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly of the colour causing the problem.
136
Routine Maintenance
IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with a
sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
5
c
Push down the green-labeled lock lever (1) and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
1
IMPORTANT
Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with cold
water at once.
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Routine Maintenance
d
Put the print sample in front of the drum unit, and find the exact position of the poor print.
e
Turn the drum unit gear by hand while looking at the surface of the OPC drum (1).
5
1
f
When you have found the mark on the drum that matches the print sample, wipe the surface of the OPC
drum with a dry cotton swab until the dust or glue on the surface comes off.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT clean the surface of the photosensitive drum with a sharp object.
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Routine Maintenance
g
Put the toner cartridge back firmly into the drum unit until you hear it lock into place.
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Note
Make sure that you put in the toner cartridge properly or it may separate from the drum unit.
h
Slide each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer.
C
M
Y
K
i
j
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Close the top cover of the printer.
Turn the printer power switch back on.
139
Routine Maintenance
Cleaning the paper pick-up roller
a
5
Turn off the printer power switch and then unplug the printer.
5
b
Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer.
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Routine Maintenance
c
Tightly wring out a lint-free cloth soaked in lukewarm water, and then wipe the separator pad (1) of the
paper tray with it to remove dust.
1
5
d
Wipe the two pick-up rollers (1) inside of the printer to remove dust.
1
e
f
Put the paper tray back in the printer.
Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
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Troubleshooting
6
You can correct most problems by yourself. If you need additional help, the Brother Solutions Center offers
the latest FAQs and troubleshooting tips. Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/.
Identifying your problem
First, check the following:
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6
The AC power cord is connected properly and the printer is turned on.
All of the protective parts have been removed.
The toner cartridges and drum units are installed properly.
The top and back covers are fully closed.
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Paper is inserted properly in the paper tray.
The interface cable is securely connected to the printer and the computer.
The correct driver for the printer has been chosen and is installed.
The computer is set up to connect to the correct printer port.
Printer does not print:
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If you did not solve your problem with the above checks, identify your problem and then go to the page
suggested below.
LCD Messages
(See LCD messages on page 143.)
Paper handling
(See Paper handling on page 146 and Paper jams and how to clear them on page 147.)
Other problems
(See Other problems on page 162.)
Pages are printed, but there are problems with:
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Print quality
(See Improving the print quality on page 154.)
Printout is incorrect
(See Solving print problems on page 161.)
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LCD messages
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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.
Note
The LCD names for the paper trays are as follows.
• Standard paper tray: Tray 1
• Manual feed slot: Manual Feed
Error messages
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Error message
Action
Access Error
(HL-3070CW only)
The USB device was removed while data was processing. Press Cancel. Reinsert the USB
device and try to print with Direct Print or PictBridge.
Cartridge Error
Take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly for the toner colour that is indicated on
the LCD. Remove the toner cartridge and then re-install it in the drum. Put the drum unit and
toner cartridge assembly back into the printer again. Repeat this process for each drum unit
and toner cartridge assembly until the error message is cleared from the LCD. If the problem
continues, call your dealer or Brother Customer Service.
Cover is Open
Close the cover that is indicated on the LCD.
DIMM Error
Turn off the printer. Re-install the DIMM correctly. Wait a few seconds, and then turn it on
again. If this error message appears again, replace the DIMM with a new one. (See
Installing extra memory on page 100.)
Drum Error
Clean the corona wires. (See Cleaning the corona wires on page 131.)
<Scrolling message>
Slide the Green
tab on Drum Unit.
Drum Error
<Scrolling message>
Replace the Drum
Unit.
Replace the drum unit with a new one for the colour that is indicated on the LCD. (See
Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
Fuser Error
Turn the power switch off, wait a few seconds and then turn it again. Leave the printer for
15 minutes with the power on.
Jam XXX
Carefully pull out the jammed paper from the area shown in Paper jams and how to clear
them on page 147.
Low Temperature
Increase room temperature to allow the printer to operate.
Manual Feed
Put the same size of paper in the manual feed slot as is shown on the LCD.
No Belt Unit
Re-install the belt unit. (See Belt unit on page 118.)
No Paper
Put the paper in the paper tray and then press Go, or put the paper in the manual feed slot.
If the problem is not solved, the paper pick-up roller may be stained. Clean the paper pickup roller. (See Cleaning the paper pick-up roller on page 140.)
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Error messages (continued)
Error message
Action
No Toner
Re-install the toner cartridge that is indicated on the LCD. (See Toner cartridges
on page 104)
Re-install the drum unit that is indicated on the LCD. (See Drum units on page 112)
No Waste Toner
Re-install the Waste Toner Box. (See Waste toner box on page 122.)
Out of Memory
If the LCD shows this error message when you print the secure data, Press Cancel and
delete the previously stored data.
Except in the case of printing secure data, add more memory. (See Installing extra memory
on page 100.)
Print Unable 1A
Turn the power switch off and fully open the top cover. Leave the printer off and open for 30
minutes to remove any condensation from inside the machine, then close the top cover and
turn it on again. If this does not clear the error, call your dealer or a Brother Customer
Service.
Short Paper
Open the back cover (back output tray) to let the printed paper out on the back out put tray.
Remove the printed pages and then press Go.
Size Mismatch
Put the same size paper in the paper tray that is selected in the printer driver, and then press
Go, or select the size of paper you set in the Tray1 Size setting from the control panel.
Small Paper
Open the back cover (back output tray) to let the printed paper out on the back out put tray
and then press Go.
Toner Error
Pull out all the drum unit and toner cartridge assemblies. Take out the toner cartridge and
put it back into the printer again.
Unusable Device
(HL-3070CW only)
Remove the USB flash memory drive from the USB Direct Interface.
Error messages in Colour Correction
Call service message
Action
Calibrate
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.
<Scrolling message>
Calibration failed.
See Troubleshooting
chapter in User's
guide.
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing
the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ to view
our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Put in a new belt unit. (See Replacing the belt unit on page 118.)
Put in a waste toner box. (See Replacing the waste toner box on page 123.)
If the problem continues, call your dealer or Brother Customer Service.
Registration
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.
<Scrolling message>
Registration
failed. See
Troubleshooting
chapter in User's
guide.
Put in a new belt unit. (See Replacing the belt unit on page 118.)
If the problem continues, call your dealer or Brother Customer Service.
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Maintenance messages
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Error message
Meaning
Action
Toner Low (X) 1
The toner cartridge is near the end of
its life.
Buy a new toner cartridge for the colour that is
indicated on the LCD before you get a Replace
Toner message.
Drums End Soon
The drum units are near the end of
their life.
Buy a new drum unit set before you get a Replace
Drums message.
Drum End Soon(X) 1
The drum unit for the colour indicated
on the LCD is near the end of its life.
Buy a new drum unit for the colour indicated on the
LCD before you get a Replace Drum (X)
message.
Belt End Soon
The belt unit is near the end of its life.
Buy a new belt unit before you get a Replace
Belt message.
WT Box End Soon
The waste toner box is almost full.
Buy a new waste toner box before you get a
Replace WT Box message.
Replace Toner
It is time to replace the toner cartridge. Replace the toner cartridge for the colour indicated
on the LCD. (See Replacing the toner cartridges
on page 105.)
Replace Drums
It is time to replace the drum units.
Replace the drum units. (See Replacing the drum
units on page 113.)
Replace Drum (X) 1
It is time to replace the drum unit for
the indicated colour.
Replace the drum unit for the colour indicated on
the LCD. (See Replacing the drum units
on page 113.)
Replace Belt
It is time to replace the belt unit.
Replace the belt unit. (See Replacing the belt unit
on page 118.)
Replace WT box
It is time to replace the waste toner
box.
Replace the waste toner box. (See Replacing the
waste toner box on page 123.)
Replace PF Kit1
It is time to replace the paper feeding
kit 1.
Replace the paper feeding kit 1. Call your dealer or
Brother Customer Service.
Replace Fuser
It is time to replace the fuser unit.
Replace the fuser unit. Call your dealer or Brother
Customer Service.
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(X) shows the toner cartridge or drum unit colour that is near the end of its life. (K)=Black, (Y)=Yellow, (M)=Magenta, (C)=Cyan.
Call service messages
Call service message
Action
Print Unable ##
(Except Print Unable 1A)
Turn off the printer. Wait a few seconds, then turn it on again. If this does not clear the
error, call your dealer or a Brother Customer Service.
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Paper handling
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First, make sure that you are using paper that meets Brother recommended paper specifications. (See About
paper on page 1.)
Problem
The printer does not feed
paper.
Recommendation
If there is paper in the paper tray, make sure it is straight. If the paper is curled,
straighten it before printing. Sometimes it is helpful to remove the paper. Turn the
stack over and put it back in the paper tray.
Reduce the amount of paper in the paper tray, and then try again.
Make sure that manual feed mode is not chosen in the printer driver.
Clean the paper pick-up roller. See Cleaning the paper pick-up roller
on page 140.
The printer does not feed paper
from the manual feed slot.
Make sure that you have chosen the Manual in the Paper Source of the printer
driver.
The printer does not feed
envelopes.
The printer can feed envelopes from the manual feed slot. You must set up your
application 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 application
manual.)
A paper jam has occurred.
Clear the jammed paper. (See Paper jams and how to clear them on page 147.)
The printer does not print.
Make sure that the cable is connected to the printer.
Make sure the printer is powered on and that no error messages on the LCD.
Make sure that you have chosen the correct printer driver.
When printing on normal paper,
it creases.
Change the printer driver setting in Media Type to a thin setting.
The paper slides off the top
output tray.
Lift up the support flap (1).
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Troubleshooting
Paper jams and how to clear them
6
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.
3
2
1
6
Jam Tray 1 (1)
Paper jam in the standard paper tray (Tray 1). (See page 148.)
Jam Rear (2)
Paper jam where the paper comes out of the printer. (See page 149.)
Jam Inside (3)
Paper jam inside the printer. (See page 151.)
If the error message still appears on the LCD after you remove the jammed paper, there may be more paper
jammed somewhere else. Check the printer thoroughly.
Note
Always remove all paper from the paper tray and straighten the stack when you add new paper. This helps
prevent multiple sheets of paper from feeding through the printer at one time and prevents paper jams.
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Troubleshooting
Jam Tray 1 (Paper jam inside the paper tray)
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Jam Tray 1
If a paper jam occurs inside the paper tray, follow these steps:
a
Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer.
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b
Use both hands to slowly pull out the jammed paper.
Note
Pulling out the jammed paper downward allows you to remove the paper easier.
c
Make sure that the paper is below the maximum paper mark. While pressing the green paper-guide
release lever, slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. Make sure that the guides are firmly in the slots.
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d
e
Put the paper tray firmly back in the printer.
Press Go to resume printing.
Jam Rear (Paper jam behind the back cover)
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Jam Rear
If a paper jam occurs behind the face-up output tray, follow these steps:
a
b
Turn off the printer's power switch and unplug the AC power cord.
Open the back cover.
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CAUTION
After you have just used the printer, some internal parts will be extremely hot. Wait at least 10 minutes for
the printer to cool down before continuing to the next step.
c
Pull the green tabs at the left and right hand sides toward you and fold down the fuser cover (1).
1
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Troubleshooting
d
Using both hands, gently pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit.
e
Close the fuser cover (1) and lift the green tabs at the left and right hand sides.
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1
f
g
Close the back cover.
Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
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Troubleshooting
Jam Inside (Paper jam inside the printer)
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Jam Inside
If a paper jam occurs inside the printer, follow these steps:
a
b
Turn off the printer's power switch and unplug the AC power cord.
Fully open the top cover by lifting up on the handle (1).
1
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CAUTION
After you have just used the printer, some internal parts will be extremely hot. Wait at least 10 minutes for
the printer to cool down before continuing to the next step.
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Troubleshooting
c
Take out all four drum unit and toner cartridge assemblies.
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IMPORTANT
• We recommend that you place each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly on a clean, flat surface with
a sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• To prevent damage to the printer from static electricity, DO NOT touch the electrodes shown in the
illustration.
• Handle the toner cartridges carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off with
cold water at once.
• To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
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d
Pull out the jammed paper slowly.
e
Slide each drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer. Make sure that you match the toner
cartridge colour to the same colour label on the printer for all four drum unit and toner cartridge
assemblies.
C
M
Y
K
f
g
C - Cyan
Y - Yellow
M - Magenta
K - Black
Close the top cover of the printer.
Plug the printer back in, and then turn on the power switch.
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Improving the print quality
6
If you have a print quality problem, print a test page first (see Machine Info. on page 83). If the printout looks
good, the problem is probably not the printer. Check the interface cable or try the printer on another computer.
If the printout have a quality problem, check the following steps first. And then, if you still have a print quality
problem, check the chart below and follow the recommendation.
a
Check that you use the paper that meets our specifications. (See About paper on page 1.)
Note
To get the best print quality, we suggest using the recommended paper. (See About paper on page 1.)
b
Check that the drum units and toner cartridges are installed properly.
Examples of poor print quality
White lines, bands or ribbing
across the page
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Recommendation
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Colours are light or unclear on the
whole page
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Make sure toner save mode is off in the control panel or the printer driver.
Make sure that the media type setting in the driver matches the type of paper
you are using. (See About paper on page 1.)
Shake all four toner cartridges gently.
Wipe the windows of all four LED heads with a dry lint free soft cloth. (See
Cleaning the LED head on page 130.)
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Examples of poor print quality
White streaks or bands down 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.
Recommendation
Wipe the windows of LED head with a dry lint free soft cloth. (See Cleaning
the LED head on page 130.)
Clean the drum unit. (See Large spots on the printed pages in Cleaning the
drum unit on page 134.)
Identify the missing colour and put in a new toner cartridge. (See Replacing
the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
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Coloured streaks or bands down
the page
Clean all four corona wires (one for each colour) inside the drum unit by
sliding the green tab. (See Cleaning the corona wires on page 131.)
Make sure the corona wire cleaners are at their home positions (a).
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Replace the toner cartridge that matches the colour of the streak or band.
(See Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Vertical streaks in a light
background
Wipe the windows of LED head with a dry lint free soft cloth. (See Cleaning
the LED head on page 130.)
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
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Examples of poor print quality
Coloured 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.
Recommendation
Replace the toner cartridge that matches the colour of the line. (See
Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
White spots or hollow print
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
If the problem is not solved after printing a few pages, the drum unit may be
stained. Clean all four drum units. (See Small spots on the printed pages in
Cleaning the drum unit on page 134.)
Make sure that the media type setting in the driver matches the type of paper
you are using. (See About paper on page 1.)
Check the printer’s environment. Conditions such as high humidity can cause
white spots or hollow print. (See To use the printer safely on page ii.)
Completely blank or some colours
are missing
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Coloured spots at 94mm
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
94 mm
(3.7 in.)
94 mm
(3.7 in.)
Put in a new toner cartridge. (See Replacing the toner cartridges
on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
If the problem is not solved after printing a few pages, the drum unit may have
glue from a label stuck on the drum surface. Clean the drum unit. (See Large
spots on the printed pages in Cleaning the drum unit on page 134.)
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
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Troubleshooting
Examples of poor print quality
Coloured spots at 30mm
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Recommendation
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new toner cartridge. (See
Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
30 mm (1.2 in.)
30 mm (1.2 in.)
Toner scatter or toner stain
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Check the printer’s environment. Conditions such as high humidity and high
temperatures may cause this print quality problem. (See To use the printer
safely on page ii.)
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new toner cartridge. (See
Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
If the problem continues, put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum
units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
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6
Troubleshooting
Examples of poor print quality
The colour of your printouts is not
what you expected
Recommendation
Make sure toner save mode is off in the control panel or the printer driver.
Perform the calibration. (See Calibration on page 96.)
Adjust the colour by using the custom setting in the driver and by using the
control panel. Colours the printer can print and colours you see on a monitor
are different. The printer may not be able to reproduce the colours on your
monitor. (See Color Correction on page 90.)
If colours appear in the printed grey areas, make sure there is a check in the
Improve Grey Colour check box of the printer driver. See Improve Grey
Colour in Settings Dialog on page 38 (For Windows ® printer driver),
Advanced options on page 50 (For Windows® BR-Script printer driver) or
Print Settings on page 59 (For Macintosh printer driver).
If shaded areas look dull, remove the check from the Improve Grey Colour
check box of the printer driver.
If a printed black graphic is too light, choose Enhance Black Printing mode
in the printer driver. See Enhance Black Printing in Settings Dialog
on page 38 (For Windows® printer driver), Advanced options on page 50 (For
Windows® BR-Script printer driver) or Print Settings on page 59 (For
Macintosh printer driver).
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new toner cartridge. (See
Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new drum unit. (See
Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
All one colour
Put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
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6
Troubleshooting
Examples of poor print quality
Colour misregistration
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Recommendation
Make sure that the printer is on a solid level surface.
Perform the auto colour registration using the control panel (see Auto
Registration on page 97) or perform the manual colour registration using the
control panel (see Manual Registration on page 98).
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new drum unit. (See
Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Put in a new belt unit. (See Replacing the belt unit on page 118.)
Uneven density appears
periodically across the page
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Perform the calibration. (See Calibration on page 96.)
Identify the colour that is uneven and put in a new toner cartridge for that
colour. (See Replacing the toner cartridges on page 105.)
To identify the colour of the toner cartridge, visit us at
http://solutions.brother.com/ to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
6
Identify the colour that is uneven and put in a new drum unit. (See Replacing
the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
Missing image at thin line
Make sure toner save mode is off in the control panel or the printer driver.
Change the print resolution.
If you use Windows printer driver, choose Improve pattern printing or Improve
Thin Line in Print Setting of Basic tab. (See Settings Dialog on page 38.)
Change to the recommended type of paper.
Wrinkle
Make sure that the back cover is closed properly.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Make sure that two grey levers inside the back cover are in the up position.
Make sure that the media type setting in the driver matches the type of paper
you are using. (See About paper on page 1.)
Offset image
Make sure that the media type setting in the driver matches the type of paper
you are using. (See About paper on page 1.)
Make sure that two grey levers inside the back cover are in the up position.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Check the printer’s environment. Conditions such as dry and low
temperatures may cause this print quality problem. (See To use the printer
safely on page ii.)
Identify the colour causing the problem and put in a new drum unit. (See
Replacing the drum units on page 113.)
To identify the colour of the drum unit, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/
to view our FAQs and troubleshooting tips.
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Troubleshooting
Examples of poor print quality
Recommendation
Make sure that the media type setting in the driver matches the type of paper
you are using. (See About paper on page 1.)
Poor fixing
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Make sure that two grey levers inside the back cover are in the up position.
Choose Improve Toner Fixing mode in the printer driver. See Improve Print
Output in Improve Print Output on page 44 (For Windows® printer driver),
Advanced options on page 50 (For Windows® BR-Script printer driver) or
Print Settings on page 59 (For Macintosh printer driver).
If this selection does not provide enough improvement, select Thicker paper
in Media type settings.
Choose Reduce Paper Curl mode in the printer driver when you do not use
our recommended paper. See Improve Print Output in Improve Print Output
on page 44 (For Windows® printer driver), Advanced options on page 50 (For
Windows® BR-Script printer driver) or Print Settings on page 59 (For
Macintosh printer driver).
Curled or wavy
If you do not use the printer often, the paper may have been in the paper tray
too long. Turn over the stack of paper in the paper tray. Also, fan the paper
stack and then rotate the paper 180° in the paper tray.
Store the paper where it will not be exposed to high temperatures and high
humidity.
Uneven density or faded
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Fully open the top cover and then close it again.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. 0123456789. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.
Make sure that the envelope levers inside the back cover is pulled down when
you print the envelope.
EFGHIJKLMN
ABCDEFG
Envelope creases
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Troubleshooting
Solving print problems
Problem
6
Recommendation
The printer will not turn on.
Adverse conditions on the power connection (such as lightning or a power surge)
may have triggered the printer's internal safety mechanisms. Turn the printer off
and unplug the power cord. Wait for ten minutes, then plug in the power cord and
turn the printer on.
The printer prints unexpectedly
or it prints garbage data.
Make sure that the printer cable is not too long. We recommend that you use a
USB cable that is no longer than 2 meters (6.5 feet).
Make sure that the printer cable is not damaged or broken.
If you are using an interface-switching device, remove it. Connect your computer
directly to your printer, and then try again.
Make sure that you have chosen the correct printer driver with ‘Set as Default
Printer’.
6
Make sure that the printer is not connected to the same port that is also
connected to a storage device or scanner. Take away all other devices and
connect the port only to the printer.
Turn off the Status Monitor.
The printer cannot print full
pages of a document. An error
message Out of Memory is
appears.
Press Go to print the remaining data in the printer memory. Cancel the print job
if you want to delete the remaining data in the printer memory. (See Buttons
on page 75.)
Reduce the complexity of your document or select a lower print resolution.
Add more memory. (See Installing extra memory on page 100.)
The headers or footers appear
when the document displays on
the screen but they do not show
up when it is printed.
Adjust the top and bottom margins of your document.
Network problems
6
For problems concerning using your printer on a Network, see the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM we
have supplied. Click Documentation on the menu screen.
The Network User’s Guide in HTML format will be installed automatically when you install the driver. Click the
Start button, All Programs 1, your printer, and then User’s Guide.
You can also view the manuals in PDF format by accessing the Brother Solutions Center
(http://solutions.brother.com/).
1
Programs for Windows® 2000 users
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Troubleshooting
Other problems
6
For Macintosh with USB
Problem
6
Recommendation
The printer does not appear in
Print Setup Utility (Mac OS X
10.3.9 and 10.4.x) or Print &
Fax in System Preferences
(Mac OS X 10.5.x).
Make sure the printer is powered on and that no error messages on the LCD.
Unable to print from the
application.
Make sure that the supplied Macintosh printer driver is installed in the Hard Disk
and that it is chosen with Print Setup Utility (Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.x) or
Print&Fax in System Preferences (Mac OS X 10.5.x).
Make sure that the USB interface cable is connected directly to the Macintosh
and that it is connected to the USB port of the printer.
Make sure the printer driver is installed correctly.
BR-Script 3 (HL-3070CW only)
Problem
Recommendation
The print speed slows down.
Add optional memory. (See Installing extra memory on page 100.)
The printer cannot print EPS data
that includes binary.
You need the following settings to print EPS data:
a
6
6
For Windows Vista®: Click Start button, Control Panel, Hardware and
Sound, and then Printers.
For Windows® XP and Windows Server® 2003/2008: Click Start button,
and select Printers and Faxes windows.
For Windows® 2000: Click Start button, and select Settings and then
Printers.
b
Right-click the Brother HL-3070CW BR-Script3 icon and select
Properties.
c
From the Device Settings tab, choose TBCP (Tagged binary
communication protocol) in Output Protocol.
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A
Appendix
A
Printer specifications
A
Engine
A
Model
HL-3040CN
Technology
Electrophotographic LED printer (single-pass)
12
Print speed
(A4 size/ Letter
size)
Monochrome
Up to 16 ppm (A4 size) 3,Up to 17 ppm (Letter size) 3
Full Colour
Up to 16 ppm (A4 size) 3,Up to 17 ppm (Letter size) 3
First print time 4 Monochrome
Full Colour
Resolution
HL-3070CW
Less than 15 sec
Less than 16 sec
Windows® 2000/XP/ XP
Professional x64 Edition,
Windows Vista®, Windows
Server® 2003/ Windows Server®
2003 x64 Edition, Windows
Server® 2008
2400 dpi (600 × 2400) quality
DOS
N/A
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater
2400 dpi (600 × 2400) quality
A
600 × 600 dpi
600 × 600 dpi
600 × 600 dpi
Linux
600 × 600 dpi
1
The printing speed may change depending on the type of document you print.
2
Print speed may be slower when the printer is connected by wireless LAN.
3
From standard paper tray.
4
First print out time may change if the machine is calibrating or registering itself.
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Controller
A
Model
HL-3040CN
Processor
300MHz
Memory
HL-3070CW
Standard
32 MB
Option
1 DIMM slot; expandable up to 544 MB 1 DIMM slot; expandable up to 576 MB
64 MB
Interface
Standard
Hi-Speed USB 2.0, 10BASET/100BASE-TX Ethernet
Network
Connectivity
Protocols
TCP/IP (Standard 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet) 1
Management
tool
BRAdmin Light 2
Hi-Speed USB 2.0, 10BASET/100BASE-TX Ethernet, Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11b/g
BRAdmin Professional 3 3
Web BRAdmin 4
Web Based Management 5
Emulation
Resident
fonts
A
®
N/A
PCL6, BR-Script 3 (PostScript 3™)
PCL
N/A
66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 13 bar
codes 7
PostScript® 3™
N/A
66 fonts
1
See the Network User's Guide locator on the CD-ROM for details on the supported network protocols.
2
Brother original Windows® and Macintosh utility for printer and print server management. Install from the supplied CD-ROM.
3
Brother original Windows® utility for printer and print server management. Download from http://solutions.brother.com/.
4
Server based management utility. Download from http://solutions.brother.com/.
5
Printer and print server management through Web Based Management (Web browser).
6
PostScript® 3™ language emulation.
7
6
Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5, FIM (US-PostNet), Post Net (US-PostNet), EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Codabar, ISBN (EAN), ISBN (UPC-E),
Code128 (set A, set B, set C), EAN-128 (set A, set B, set C)
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Appendix
Software
A
Model
Printer driver
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Windows® 1 Host-Based Driver for Windows® 2000 Professional, Windows® XP Home Edition,
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server®
2003 x64 Edition, Windows Vista®, Windows Server® 2008
BR-Script 3 (PPD file for Windows® 2000
Professional, Windows® XP Home
Edition, Windows® XP Professional x64
Edition, Windows Server® 2003,
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition,
N/A
Windows Vista®, Windows Server®
2008).
Macintosh
Macintosh Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.3.9 or greater
N/A
Linux 2 3
A
BR-Script 3 (PPD file) for Mac OS X
10.3.9 or greater
Linux driver for CUPS printing system (x86, x64 environment)
Linux driver for LPD/LPRng printing system (x86, x64 environment)
Driver Deployment Wizard 4
Utilities
1
For the latest driver updates, visit http://solutions.brother.com/.
2
Download the printer driver for Linux from http://solutions.brother.com/.
3
Depending on Linux distributions, the driver may not be available.
4
The Driver Deployment Wizard automates the installation of printers in a peer-to-peer network (Windows® only).
Direct Print feature
A
Model
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Direct Print
N/A
PDF version1.7 1, JPEG, Exif+JPEG, PRN (created by HL-3040CN or
HL-3070CW printer driver) 2, TIFF(scanned by all Brother MFC or DCP
models), PostScript® 3™(created by HL-3070CW BRScript3 printer
driver) 2, XPS version 1.0
1
Data including a JBIG2 image file, JPEG2000 image file, or a transparency files is not supported.
2
See Creating a PRN or PostScript® 3™ (HL-3070CW only) file for direct printing on page 28.
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Appendix
Control panel
A
Model
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
LED
2 LEDs: Data LED, Error LED
LCD
1 line, 16 Digits
Button
7 buttons: Go, Cancel, Secure Print, OK, Back and 2 scroll buttons
1 line, 16 Digits, 1 colour
Paper handling
A
Model
HL-3040CN
Paper Input
Paper
1
Output 1
Manual Feed Slot
1 sheet
Paper tray (Standard)
250 sheets
Face-down
100 sheets
Face-up
1 sheet
Duplex
1
HL-3070CW
A
Manual Duplex
Calculated with 80 g/m2 (20 lb) paper
Media specifications
Model
Media types
1
A
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Manual feed slot
Plain paper, Thin paper, Thick paper, Thicker paper, Recycled paper, Bond
paper, Label, Envelopes, Env.Thin, Env.Thick
Paper tray
Plain paper, Thin Paper, Recycled paper
Media
weights
Manual feed slot
60 to 163 g/m2 (16 to 43 lb)
Paper tray
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb)
Media sizes
Manual feed slot
Width: 76.2 to 220 mm (3.0 to 8.66 in.) Length: 116 to 406.4 mm (4.57 to 16 in.)
Paper tray
A4, Letter, Legal 1, B5 (ISO), Executive, A5, A5 (Long Edge), A6, B6 (ISO),
Folio
Legal size paper is not available in some regions outside the USA and Canada.
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Appendix
Supplies
A
Model
Toner Cartridge
Drum Unit
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Model Name
Black
Approx. 2,200 pages A4/Letter pages 1
TN-240BK
Cyan,
Magenta,
Yellow
Approx. 1,400 pages A4/Letter pages 1
TN-240C, TN-240M, TN-240Y
Black,Cyan,
Magenta,
Yellow
Approx. 15,000 pages (1 page / job) 2
DR-240CL 3, DR-240CL-BK 4,
DR-240CL-CMY 5
Belt Unit
Approx. 50,000 pages A4/Letter pages
BU-200CL
Waste Toner Box
Approx. 50,000 pages A4/Letter pages
WT-200CL
1
Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
2
Drum life is approximate and may vary by type of use.
3
Contains 4 pc. Drum Set.
4
Contains 1 pc. Black Drum Unit.
5
Contains 1 pc. Colour Drum Unit.
A
Dimensions / weights
A
Model
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Dimensions (W × D × H)
409 × 466 × 250 mm (16.1 × 18.3 × 9.8 in.)
Weights
Approx. 19.0 kg (41.9 lb)
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Appendix
Other
A
Model
Power consumption
Noise level
Sound Pressure
Sound
power
Printing
Standby
Ecology
1
2
HL-3040CN
HL-3070CW
Printing
Average 480 W at 25 °C
(77 °F)
Average 480W at 25 °C
(77 °F)
Standby
Average 70 W at 25 °C
(77 °F)
Average 70 W at 25 °C
(77 °F)
Sleep
Average 8 W
Average 10 W
Printing
LpAm = 53 dB (A)
Standby
LpAm = 30 dB (A)
Monochrome
LWAd = 6.34 Bell (A) 1
Colour
LWAd = 6.29 Bell (A)
LWAd = 3.64 Bell (A)
Power save
Yes
Toner save 2
Yes
A
Office equipment with LWAd>6.30 Bell (A) is not suitable for use in rooms where people do primarily intellectual work. Such equipment should be
placed in separate rooms because of the noise emission.
We do not recommend Toner Save for printing Photo or Grey Scale images.
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Appendix
Computer requirements
A
Computer Platform & Operating
System Version
Processor Minimum Speed Minimum Recom
Windows®
Operating
System 1
Intel® Pentium® II or
equivalent
Windows® 2000
Professional
RAM
Hard Disk
mended Space to
RAM
install
Supported
PC
64 MB
256 MB 50 MB
USB,
10/100
Base-TX
(Ethernet),
Wireless
802.11b/g
128 MB
Windows® XP Home
Edition
Windows® XP
Professional
Macintosh
Operating
System
Windows® XP
Professional x64 Edition
64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64)
supported CPU
256 MB
512 MB
Windows Vista®
Intel® Pentium® 4 or
equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or
AMD64) supported CPU
512 MB
1 GB
Windows Server® 2003
Intel® Pentium® III or
equivalent
256 MB
512 MB
Windows Server® 2003
x64 Edition
64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64)
supported CPU
Windows Server® 2008
Intel® Pentium® 4 or
equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or
AMD64) supported CPU
512 MB
2 GB
OS X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3
PowerPC G4/G5, PowerPC
G3 350MHz
128 MB
256 MB 80 MB
OS X 10.4.4 or greater
PowerPC G4/G5, Intel®
Core™ Processor
512 MB
1 GB
1
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.5 or greater.
2
Third party USB ports are not supported.
Interface 2
A
For the latest driver updates, visit http://solutions.brother.com/.
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Appendix
Important information for choosing your paper
A
This section gives information to help you choose paper to use with this printer.
Note
If you use paper that is not recommended, a paper jam or misfeed may occur in the printer. (See
Recommended paper on page 2.)
Before you buy a large quantity of paper
A
Make sure that the paper is suitable for the printer.
Paper for plain paper copies
A
Paper is divided by usage, such as paper for printing and paper for copying. The usage is usually written on
the paper’s package. Check the package to see whether it is suitable for laser printers. Use paper that is
suitable for laser printers.
A
Basis weight
A
The basis weight of the paper in general use varies in different countries. We recommend that you use paper
that weighs 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb), although this printer is able to cope with thinner or thicker paper than
these weights.
Unit
Europe
USA
g/m2
80 to 90
75 to 90
lb
20 to 24
Long grain and short grain
A
The pulp fiber of the paper is aligned during paper manufacturing. And paper can be classified into two types,
long grain and short grain.
Long grain paper fibers run in the same direction as the long edge of the paper. Short grain paper fibers run
perpendicular to the long edge of the paper. Though most plain paper for copying is long grain, some is short
grain. We recommend that you use long grain paper for this printer. Short grain paper is too weak for the
paper transport of the printer.
Acid paper and neutralized paper
A
Paper can be classified as either acid paper or neutralized paper.
Though modern paper manufacture methods started with acid paper, neutralized paper is recently taking the
place of acid paper because of environmental issues.
However, many forms of acid paper can be found in recycled paper. We recommend that you use neutralized
paper for this printer.
You can use an acid paper check pen to distinguish acid paper from neutral paper.
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Appendix
Print surface
A
The characteristics of the face side and reverse side of a sheet of paper may vary a little.
Usually, the opening side of the paper ream package is the print side. Follow the indications on the paper
package. Typically, the print side is indicated by an arrow.
Moisture content
A
Moisture content is the amount of water left in the paper after manufacture. It is one of the important
characteristics of the paper. This can change greatly depending on the storage environment, although usually
paper contains about 5% water by weight. Because paper often absorbs water, the amount of water can
sometimes be about 10% in a high humidity environment. When the amount of water increases, the
characteristics of the paper changes greatly. The fixing of the toner may become worse. For storage of the
paper and during use, we recommend that the humidity of the surrounding environment be between 50% and
60%.
Rough estimate of basis weight
g/m2
A
A
lb
Bond
Index
60
16
64
17
75
20
90
24
105
28
120
32
135
36
163
43
90
200
53
110
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Paper size
Paper size
A
mm
Letter
8.5 × 11 in.
Legal
8.5 × 14 in.
Executive
7.25 × 10.5 in.
A4
210 × 297 mm
A5
148 × 210 mm
A5 (Long Edge)
210 × 148 mm
A6
105 × 148 mm
Envelope Monarch
3.875 × 7.5 in.
Envelope Com-10
4.12 × 9.5 in.
Envelope DL
110 × 220 mm
Envelope C5
162 × 229 mm
B5 (JIS)
182 × 257 mm
B5 (ISO)
176 × 250 mm
B6 (JIS)
128 × 182 mm
B6 (ISO)
125 × 176 mm
A4 Long
210 × 405 mm
Envelope DL-L
220 × 110 mm
3×5
Hagaki 1
A
8.5 × 13 in.
Folio
1
in.
3 × 5 in.
100 × 148 mm
Postcard with the size specified by Japan Post Service Co., LTD
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Symbol and character sets (HL-3070CW only)
A
For the HP LaserJet emulation modes, you can choose the symbol and character sets using a Web Based
Management (Web browser) or the control panel buttons.
How to use Web Based Management (web browser)
A
To use Web Based Management (Web browser), follow the steps below.
Note
We recommend Internet Explorer® 6.0 (or greater) or Firefox 1.0 (or greater) for Windows® and Safari 1.3
(or greater) for Macintosh. Please also make sure that JavaScript and cookies are always enabled in
whichever browser you use. To use a web browser, you will need to know the IP address of the print
server.
a
b
Start your web browser.
A
Type “http://printer’s IP address/” into your browser. (Where “printer’s IP address“ is
the printer’s IP address)
For example:
http://192.168.1.2/
Note
• If you have edited the hosts file on your computer or are using a Domain Name System (DNS), you can
also enter the DNS name of the print server.
• For windows® users, as the print server supports TCP/IP and NetBIOS, you can also enter the NetBIOS
name of the print server. The NetBIOS name can be seen on the printer settings page. The NetBIOS name
assigned is the first 15 characters of the node name and by default it will appear as “BRNxxxxxxxxxxxx”
for a wired network or “BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx” for a wireless network.
• For Macintosh users, you can also have easy access to Web Based Management by clicking the machine
icon on Status Monitor screen.
c
d
Click Printer Settings.
Enter a user name and a password.
Note
The login name for the Administrator is “admin” (case sensitive) and the default password is “access”.
e
f
Click OK.
Choose the HP LaserJet tab and click Font Setup. Choose a symbol set you want to use from the
Symbol Set list box.
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Symbol and character sets list
A
OCR symbol sets
A
When you choose the OCR-A or OCR-B font, the matching symbol set is always used.
OCR A (0O)
OCR B (1O)
HP LaserJet mode
ABICOMP Brazil / Portugal (13P)
ABICOMP International (14P)
Desktop (7J)
Greek8 (8G)
HP German (0G)
HP Spanish (1S)
ISO Latin1 (0N)
ISO Latin2 (2N)
ISO Latin5 (5N)
ISO Latin6 (6N)
ISO2 IRV (2U)
ISO4 UK (1E)
ISO5 ASCII (0U)
ISO10 Swedish (3S)
ISO11 Swedish (0S)
ISO14 JIS ASCII (0K)
ISO15 Italian (0I)
ISO16 Portuguese (4S)
ISO17 Spanish (2S)
ISO21 German (1G)
ISO25 French (0F)
ISO57 Chinese (2K)
ISO60 Norwegian1 (0D)
ISO61 Norwegian2 (1D)
ISO69 French (1F)
ISO84 Portuguese (5S)
ISO85 Spanish (6S)
ISO8859 / 7 Latin / Greek (12N)
ISO8859 / 15 Latin (9N)
ISO8859 / 15 Latin / Cyrillic (10N)
Legal (1U)
Math-8 (8M)
MC Text (12J)
MS Publishing (6J)
PC8 (10U)
PC8 Bulgarian (13R)
PC8 D/N (11U)
PC8 Greek Alternate (437G) (14G)
PC8 Latin / Greek (12G)
PC8 PC Nova (27Q)
PC8 Turkish (9T)
PC775 (26U)
PC850 Multilingual (12U)
PC851 Greece (10G)
PC852 East Europe (17U)
PC853 Latin3 (Turkish) (18U)
PC855 Cyrillic (10R)
PC857 Latin5 (Turkish) (16U)
PC858 Multilingual Euro (13U)
PC860 Portugal (20U)
PC861 Iceland (21U)
PC863 Canadian French (23U)
PC865 Nordic (25U)
PC866 Cyrillic (3R)
PC869 Greece (11G)
PC1004 (9J)
Pi Font (15U)
PS Math (5M)
A
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HP LaserJet mode
PS Text (10J)
Roman8 (8U)
Roman9 (4U)
Roman Extension (0E)
Russian-GOST (12R)
Symbol (19M)
A
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Quick reference for bar code control commands
(HL-3070CW only)
A
The printer can print bar codes in the HP LaserJet emulation modes.
Print bar codes or expanded characters
Code
ESC i
Dec
27 105
Hex
1B 69
A
Format: ESC i n ... n \
Creates bar codes or expanded characters according to the segment of parameters ‘n ... n’. For more
information about parameters, see the following Definition of Parameters. This command must end with the
‘ \ ’ code (5CH).
Definition of parameters
A
A
This bar code command can have the following parameters in the parameter segment (n ... n). As parameters
are effective within the single command syntax ESC i n ... n \, they do not apply in the bar code commands.
If certain parameters are not given, they take the preset settings. The last parameter must be the bar code
data start (‘b’ or ‘B’) or the expanded character data start (‘l’ or ‘L’). Other parameters can be given in any
sequence. Each parameter can start with a lower-case or upper-case character, for example, ‘t0’ or ‘T0’, ‘s3’
or ‘S3’ and so one.
Bar code mode
A
n = ‘t0’ or ‘T0’
CODE 39 (default)
n = ‘t1’ or ‘T1’
Interleaved 2 of 5
n = ‘t3’ or ‘T3’
FIM (US-Post Net)
n = ‘t4’ or ‘T4’
Post Net (US-Post Net)
n = ‘t5’ or ‘T5’
EAN 8, EAN 13, or UPC A
n = ‘t6’ or ‘T6’
UPC E
n = ‘t9’ or ‘T9’
Codabar
n = ‘t12’ or ‘T12’
Code 128 set A
n = ‘t13’ or ‘T13’
Code 128 set B
n = ‘t14’ or ‘T14’
Code 128 set C
n = ‘t130’ or ‘T130’
ISBN (EAN)
n = ‘t131’ or ‘T131’
ISBN (UPC-E)
n = ‘t132’ or ‘T132’
EAN 128 set A
n = ‘t133’ or ‘T133’
EAN 128 set B
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n = ‘t134’ or ‘T134’
EAN 128 set C
This parameter selects the bar code mode as shown above. When n is ‘t5’ or ‘T5’ the bar code mode (EAN
8, EAN 13, or UPC A) varies according to the number of characters in the data.
Bar code, expanded character, line block drawing and box drawing
n = ‘s0’ or ‘S0’
3: 1 (default)
n = ‘s1’ or ‘S1’
2: 1
n = ‘s3’ or ‘S3’
2.5: 1
A
This parameter chooses the bar code style as above. When the EAN 8, EAN 13, UPC-A, Code 128 or EAN
128 bar code mode is chosen, this bar code style parameter is ignored.
Expanded Character
‘S’
0 = White
A
1 = Black
2 = Vertical stripes
3 = Horizontal stripes
4 = Cross hatch
For example ‘S’ n1 n2
n1 = Background fill pattern
n2 = Foreground fill pattern
If ‘S’ is followed by only one parameter, the parameter is a foreground fill pattern.
Line block drawing & box drawing
‘S’
1 = Black
2 = Vertical stripes
3 = Horizontal stripes
4 = Cross hatch
Bar code
A
n = ‘mnnn’ or ‘Mnnn’ (nnn = 0 ~ 32767)
This parameter shows the bar code width. The unit of ‘nnn’ is a percentage.
Bar code human readable line ON or OFF
n = ‘r0’ or ‘R0
Human readable line OFF
n = ‘r1’ or ‘R1
Human readable line ON
A
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Preset:
Human readable line ON
(1) ‘T5’ or ‘t5’
(2) ‘T6’ or ‘t6’
(3) ‘T130’ or ‘t130’
(4) ‘T131’ or ‘t131’
Preset:
Human readable line OFF
All others
This parameter shows whether the printer prints the human readable line below the bar code. Human
readable characters are always printed with OCR-B font of 10 pitch and all the current character style
enhancements are masked. The default setting is determined by the bar code mode selected by ‘t’ or ‘T’.
Quiet zone
A
n = ‘onnn’ or ‘Onnn’ (nnn = 0 ~ 32767)
A
Quiet zone is the space on both sides of the bar codes. Its width can be shown using the units that are set by
the ‘u’ or ‘U’ parameter. (For the description of ‘u' or ‘U' parameter, see the next section.) The default setting
of the quiet-zone width is 1 inch.
Bar code, expanded character unit, line block drawing and box drawing
n = ‘u0’ or ‘U0’
mm (preset)
n = ‘u1’ or ‘U1’
1/10
n = ‘u2’ or ‘U2’
1/100
n = ‘u3’ or ‘U3’
1/12
n = ‘u4’ or ‘U4’
1/120
n = ‘u5’ or ‘U5’
1/10 mm
n = ‘u6’ or ‘U6’
1/300
n = ‘u7’ or ‘U7’
1/720
A
This parameter shows the measurement units of X-axis offset, Y-axis offset, and bar code height.
Bar code, expanded character, line block drawing and box drawing offset in X-axis
A
n = ‘xnnn’ or ‘Xnnn’
This parameter shows the offset from the left margin in the ‘u’- or ‘U’-specified unit.
Bar code & expanded character offset in Y-axis
A
n = ‘ynnn’ or ‘Ynnn’
This parameter shows the downward offset from the current print position in the ‘u’- or ‘U’-specified unit.
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Bar code, expanded character, line block drawing and box drawing height
A
n = ‘hnnn’, ‘Hnnn’, ‘dnnn’, or ‘Dnnn’
1 EAN13, EAN8, UPC-A, ISBN (EAN13, EAN8, UPC-A), ISBN (UPC-E): 22 mm
2 UPC-E: 18 mm
3 Others: 12 mm
Expanded characters i 2.2 mm (preset)
Line block drawing and box drawing i 1 dot
This parameter shows the height of bar codes or expanded characters as shown above. It can start with ‘h’,
‘H’, ‘d’, or ‘D’. The height of bar codes is shown in the ‘u’- or ‘U’-specified unit. The default setting of the bar
code height (12 mm, 18 mm or 22 mm) is determined by the bar code mode selected by ‘t’ or ‘T’.
Expanded character width, line block drawing and box drawing
A
n = ‘wnnn’ or ‘Wnnn’
Expanded character i 1.2 mm
A
Line block drawing and box drawing i 1 dot
This parameter shows the width of expanded characters as shown above.
Expanded character rotation
n = ‘a0’ or ‘A0’
‘Upright (preset)
n = ‘a1’ or ‘A1’
‘Rotated 90 degrees
n = ‘a2’ or ‘A2’
‘Upside down, rotated 180 degrees
n = ‘a3’ or ‘A3’
‘Rotated 270 degrees
A
Bar code data start
A
n = ‘b’ or ‘B’
Data that follows ‘b’ or ‘B’ is read in as bar code data. Bar code data must end with the ‘ \ ’ code (5CH), which
also ends this command. The acceptable bar code data is determined by the bar code mode selected by ‘t’
or ‘T’.
When CODE 39 is chosen with the parameter ‘t0’ or ‘T0’
Forty three characters ‘0’ to ‘9’, ‘A’ to ‘Z’, ‘-’, ‘ . ’, ‘ (space)’, ‘$’, ‘ / ’, ‘+’, and ‘%’ can be accepted as bar code
data. Other characters will cause a data error. The number of characters for bar codes is not limited. The
bar code data automatically starts and ends with an asterisk ‘ * ’ (start character and stop character). If the
received data has an asterisk ‘ * ’ at the beginning or end, the asterisk is regarded as a start character or
stop character.
When Interleaved 2 of 5 is selected with the parameter ‘t1’ or ‘T1’:
Ten numerical characters ‘0’ to ‘9’ can be accepted as bar code data. Other characters cause a data error.
The number of characters for bar codes is not limited. This mode of bar codes needs even characters. If
the bar code data has odd characters, ‘0’ is automatically added to the end of the bar code data.
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When FIM (US-Post Net) is selected with the parameter ‘t3’ or ‘T3’
Characters ‘A’ to ‘D’ are valid and one digit of data can be printed. Upper-case and lower-case alphabet
characters can be accepted.
When Post Net (US-Post Net) is selected with the parameter ‘t4’ or ‘T4’
Numbers ‘0’ to ‘9' can be data and it must end with a check digit. ‘?’ can be used instead of the check digit.
When EAN 8, EAN 13, or UPC A is selected with the parameter ‘t5’ or ‘T5’
Ten numbers ‘0’ to ‘9’ can be accepted as bar code data. The number of characters for bar codes is limited
as follows:
EAN 8: Total 8 digits (7 digits + 1 check digit)
EAN 13: Total 13 digits (12 digits + 1 check digit)
UPC A: Total 12 digits (11 digits + 1 check digit)
A number of characters other than those stated above will cause a data error that results in the bar code
data being printed as normal print data. If the check digit is not correct, the printer decides the correct
check digit automatically so that the correct bar code data will be printed. When EAN13 is selected, adding
‘+’ and a two-digit or five-digit number after the data can create an add-on code.
When UPC-E is selected with the parameter ‘t6’ or ‘T6’:
The numbers ‘0’ to ‘9’ can be accepted as bar code data.
Eight digits 1 2
(standard format) The first character must be ‘0’ and the data must end with a check digit.
Total eight digits = ‘0’ plus 6 digits plus 1 check digit.
Six digits 2
The first character and the last check digit are removed from the eight digit data.
1
‘?’ can be used instead of a check digit.
2
Adding ‘+’ and two-digit or five-digit number after the data creates an add-on code.
When Codebar is chosen with the parameter ‘t9’ or ‘T9’
Characters ‘0’ to ‘9’, ‘-’, ‘ . ’, ‘$’, ‘/’, ‘+’, ‘ : ’ can be printed. Characters ‘A’ to ‘D’ can be printed as a startstop code, which can be upper case or lower case. If there is no start-stop code, errors will happen. A
check digit cannot be added and using ‘?’ causes errors.
When Code 128 Set A, Set B, or Set C is selected with the parameter ‘t12’ or ‘T12’, ‘t13’ or ‘T13’, or ‘t14’
or ‘T14’
Code 128 sets A, B and C can be individually selected. Set A shows characters Hex 00 to 5F. Set B
includes characters Hex 20 to 7F. Set C includes the pairs 00 to 99. Switching is allowed between the code
sets by sending %A, %B, or %C. FNC 1, 2, 3, and 4 are produced with %1, %2, %3, and %4. The SHIFT
code, %S, allows temporary switching (for one character only) from set A to set B and vice versa. The ‘%’
character can be encoded by sending it twice.
When ISBN (EAN) is selected with the parameter ‘t130’ or ‘T130’
The same rules apply as for ‘t5’ or ‘T5’.
When ISBN (UPC-E) is selected with the parameter ‘t131’ or ‘T131’:
The same rules apply as for ‘t6’ or ‘T6’.
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When EAN 128 set A, set B or set C is selected with the parameter ‘t132’ or ‘T132’, ‘t133’ or ‘T133’ or ‘t134’
or ‘T134’
The same rules apply as for ‘t12’ or ‘T12’, ‘t13’ or ‘T13’, or ‘t14’ or ‘T14’.
Box drawing
A
ESC i ... E (or e)
‘E’ or ‘e’ is a terminator.
Line block drawing
A
ESC i ... V (or v)
‘V’ or ‘v’ is a terminator.
Expanded character data start
A
n = ‘l’ or ‘L’
Data that follows ‘l’ or ‘L’ is read as expanded character data (or labeling data). Expanded character data must
end with the ‘ \ ’ code (5CH), which also ends this command.
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A
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Table of Code(EAN) 128 set C
A
Code(EAN) 128 set C describes an original command. The correspondence table is as follows.
No. Code 128 Set C Input command
0
00
NUL
1
01
SOH
2
02
STX
3
03
ETX
4
04
EOT
5
05
ENQ
6
06
ACK
7
07
BEL
8
08
BS
9
09
HT
10
10
LF
11
11
VT
12
12
NP
13
13
CR
14
14
SO
15
15
SI
16
16
DLE
17
17
DC1
18
18
DC2
19
19
DC3
20
20
DC4
21
21
NAK
22
22
SYN
23
23
ETB
24
24
CAN
25
25
EM
26
26
SUB
27
27
ESC
28
28
FS
29
29
GS
30
30
RS
31
31
US
32
32
SP
33
33
!
34
34
"
35
35
#
36
36
$
37
37
%
38
38
&
39
39
'
(
40
40
)
41
41
42
42
*
43
43
+
44
44
,
45
45
46
46
.
47
47
/
48
48
0
49
49
1
50
50
2
51
51
3
Hex
0x00
0x01
0x02
0x03
0x04
0x05
0x06
0x07
0x08
0x09
0x0a
0x0b
0x0c
0x0d
0x0e
0x0f
0x10
0x11
0x12
0x13
0x14
0x15
0x16
0x17
0x18
0x19
0x1a
0x1b
0x1c
0x1d
0x1e
0x1f
0x20
0x21
0x22
0x23
0x24
0x25
0x26
0x27
0x28
0x29
0x2a
0x2b
0x2c
0x2d
0x2e
0x2f
0x30
0x31
0x32
0x33
No. Code 128 Set C Input command
52
52
4
53
53
5
54
54
6
55
55
7
56
56
8
57
57
9
58
58
:
59
59
;
60
60
<
61
61
=
62
62
>
63
63
?
@
64
64
A
65
65
66
66
B
67
67
C
68
68
D
69
69
E
70
70
F
71
71
G
72
72
H
73
73
I
74
74
J
75
75
K
76
76
L
77
77
M
78
78
N
79
79
O
80
80
P
81
81
Q
82
82
R
83
83
S
T
84
84
85
85
U
86
86
V
87
87
W
X
88
88
Y
89
89
90
90
Z
91
91
[
92
92
\\
93
93
]
94
94
^
_
95
95
96
96
`
97
97
a
98
98
b
99
99
c
100
Set B
d
e
101
Set A
102
FNC 1
f
Hex
0x34
0x35
0x36
0x37
0x38
0x39
0x3a
0x3b
0x3c
0x3d
0x3e
0x3f
0x40
0x41
0x42
0x43
0x44
0x45
0x46
0x47
0x48
0x49
0x4a
0x4b
0x4c
0x4d
0x4e
0x4f
0x50
0x51
0x52
0x53
0x54
0x55
0x56
0x57
0x58
0x59
0x5a
0x5b
0x5c5c
0x5d
0x5e
0x5f
0x60
0x61
0x62
0x63
0x64
0x65
0x66
A
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Example Program Listings
A
WIDTH "LPT1:",255
'CODE 39
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it0r1s0o0x00y00bCODE39?\";
'Interleaved 2 of 5
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it1r1s0o0x00y20b123456?\";
'FIM
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it3r1o0x00y40bA\";
'Post Net
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it4r1o0x00y60b1234567890?\";
'EAN-8
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it5r1o0x00y70b1234567?\";
'UPC-A
A
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it5r1o0x50y70b12345678901?\";
'EAN-13
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it5r1o0x100y70b123456789012?\";
'UPC-E
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it6r1o0x150y70b0123456?\";
'Codabar
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it9r1s0o0x00y100bA123456A\";
'Code 128 set A
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it12r1o0x00y120bCODE128A12345?\";
'Code 128 set B
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it13r1o0x00y140bCODE128B12345?\";
'Code 128 set C
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it14r1o0x00y160b";CHR$(1);CHR$(2);"?\";
'ISBN(EAN)
LPRINTCHR$(27);"it130r1o0x00y180b123456789012?+12345\";
'EAN 128 set A
LPRINT CHR$(27);"it132r1o0x00y210b1234567890?\";
LPRINT CHR$(12)
END
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Libtiff Copyright and License
A
Use and Copyright
Copyright© 1988-1997 Sam Leffler
Copyright© 1991-1997 Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is
hereby granted without fee, provided that (i) the above copyright notices and this permission notice appear
in all copies of the software and related documentation, and (ii) the names of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics
may not be used in any advertising or publicity relating to the software without the specific, prior written
permission of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED
OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SAM LEFFLER OR SILICON GRAPHICS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED
OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
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A
B
Appendix (for Europe and Other
Countries)
B
Brother numbers
B
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
B
By registering your Brother product, 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 to 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
B
http://www.brother.com/registration/
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
B
The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your printer needs. You can download the latest
drivers, software and utilities, read FAQs and troubleshooting tips to learn how to get the most from your
Brother product.
http://solutions.brother.com/
You can check here for Brother driver updates.
Customer Service
B
Visit http://www.brother.com/ for contact information on your local Brother office.
Service center locations
B
For service centres in Europe, contact your local Brother Office. Address and telephone contact information
for European offices can be found at http://www.brother.com/ by selecting your country.
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/
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C
Appendix (for USA and Canada)
C
Brother numbers
C
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
C
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
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http://www.brother.com/registration/
FAQs (frequently asked questions)
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The Brother Solutions Center is our one-stop resource for all your printer needs. You can download the latest
software and utilities and read FAQs and troubleshooting tips to learn how to get the most from your Brother
product.
http://solutions.brother.com/
You can check here for Brother driver updates.
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Appendix (for USA and Canada)
Customer Service
In USA:
1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437)
In Canada:
1-877-BROTHER
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If you have comments or suggestions, please write us at:
In USA:
Printer Customer Support
Brother International Corporation
7905 North Brother Boulevard
Bartlett, TN 38133
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)
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For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437).
Service center locations (Canada only)
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For the location of a Brother authorized service center, call 1-877-BROTHER
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/
For Brother Accessories & Supplies:
In USA:
In Canada:
http://www.brothermall.com/
http://www.brother.ca/
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Appendix (for USA and Canada)
Ordering supplies
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For best quality results use only genuine Brother supplies, which are available at most Brother retailers. If you
cannot find the supplies you need and you have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit
card, you can order supplies directly from Brother. (You can visit us online for a complete selection of the
Brother accessories and supplies that are available for purchase.)
In USA:
1-877-BROTHER (1-877-552-6255)
1-800-947-1445 (fax)
http://www.brothermall.com/
In Canada:
1-877-BROTHER
http://www.brother.ca/
Description
Item
Toner Cartridge <Black>
TN-210BK (Approx. 2,200 pages) 1 2
Toner Cartridge <Cyan>
TN-210C (Approx. 1,400 pages) 1 2
Toner Cartridge <Magenta>
TN-210M (Approx. 1,400 pages) 1 2
Toner Cartridge <Yellow>
TN-210Y (Approx. 1,400 pages) 1 2
4 pc. Drum Unit
DR-210CL (Approx. 15,000 pages ea. drum unit) 1 3 4
1 pc. Drum Unit <Black>
DR-210CL-BK (Approx. 15,000 pages ea.) 1 3 4
1 pc. Drum Unit <Color>
DR-210CL-CMY (Approx. 15,000 pages ea.) 1 3 4
Waste Toner Box
WT-200CL (Approx. 50,000 pages) 1
Belt Unit
BU-200CL (Approx. 50,000 pages) 1
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A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
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Approx. cartridge yield is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
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1 page per job.
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Drum life is approximate and may vary by type of use.
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Index
Symbols
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+ or - buttons ............................................................. 76
Emulation ................................................................ 164
Emulation modes ...................................................... 74
Envelopes ...................................................... 3, 13, 17
Error and maintenance messages .......................... 143
Error LED .................................................................. 77
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Auto Registration ...................................................... 97
Automatic Emulation Selection ................................. 74
Automatic Interface Selection ................................... 74
B
Back button ............................................................... 77
Back light .................................................................. 78
Bar code control ...................................................... 176
Belt unit ................................................................... 118
Booklet printing ...................................................22, 39
BRAdmin Light .......................................................... 72
BRAdmin Professional .............................................. 72
Brother Numbers (Europe and other countries) ...... 185
Brother Numbers (USA/Canada) ........... 186, 187, 188
BRPrint Auditor ......................................................... 73
BR-Script 3 mode ...................................................... 74
BR-Script3 .................................................. 48, 65, 162
Buttons ...................................................................... 75
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) ...................... 186
Fonts ....................................................................... 164
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General Setup ........................................................... 85
Go button .................................................................. 75
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HP LaserJet mode .................................................... 74
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Interface .................................................................. 164
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Calibration ...........................................................43, 96
Call Service messages ........................................... 145
Cancel button ............................................................ 75
Character sets ......................................................... 173
Cleaning .................................................................. 128
Color Correction ........................................................ 90
Computer requirements .......................................... 169
Consumable items ..........................................102, 103
Control panel .............................................. 75, 82, 166
Control panel LCD menu .......................................... 83
Corona wire ............................................ 108, 131, 133
Jam Inside ............................................................... 151
Jam Rear ................................................................ 149
Jam Tray 1 .............................................................. 148
Labels ....................................................................... 13
LCD (liquid crystal display) .................................75, 77
LED (light-emiting diode) .......................................... 77
LED head ................................................................ 130
Linux ® ....................................................................... 32
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Data LED .................................................................. 77
Default settings ......................................................... 94
Dimensions ............................................................. 167
DIMM ........................................................................ 99
Direct Print ................................................. 27, 91, 165
Domain .................................................................... 173
Driver Deployment Wizard ........................................ 73
Drum unit ................................................................ 112
Duplex printing .......................................................... 18
Machine information .................................................. 83
Macintosh ................................................... 32, 55, 162
Maintenance messages .......................................... 145
Manual duplex printing ........................... 19, 20, 39, 63
Manual feed slot ....................................................9, 20
Manual Registration .................................................. 98
Media specifications ................................................ 166
Media type .................................................................. 1
Memory .............................................................99, 164
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Menu settings ............................................................ 83
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Network connectivity ............................................... 164
NETWORK menu ................................................88, 89
Network software ...................................................... 72
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Paper ..................................................................1, 170
Paper handling ........................................................ 166
Paper jams .............................................................. 147
Paper Tray ................................................................ 84
PCL printer driver ...................................................... 35
PictBridge ............................................................23, 92
Print Menu ................................................................. 85
Print quality ............................................................... 37
Printer driver ..................................32, 35, 48, 70, 165
Processor ................................................................ 164
USB direct interface ..................................... 24, 27, 29
USB flash memory drive ............................ 27, 29, 144
Utilities ................................................... 165, 185, 186
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Waste toner box ...................................................... 122
Watermark ................................................... 40, 41, 42
Web Based Management ......................................... 73
Web BRAdmin .......................................................... 72
Weights ................................................................... 167
Windows® ................................................................. 35
WLAN ........................................................... 89, 90, 93
R
Register your product ......................................185, 186
Reprint ................................................................43, 79
Reset Menu ............................................................... 90
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Secure data ............................................................... 80
Secure Print ........................................................75, 76
Service centers (USA/Canada) ............................... 187
Service centres (Europe and other countries) ........ 185
SO-DIMM .................................................................. 99
Software .................................................................... 72
Specifications .......................................................... 163
Status Monitor ........................................................... 64
Supplies (USA/Canada) .......................................... 188
Symbol .................................................................... 173
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TCP/IP ................................................................88, 89
Thick paper ............................................................... 13
Toner cartridge ....................................... 104, 105, 109
Trademarks .................................................................vi
Tray Settings ............................................................. 45
Troubleshooting ...................................................... 142
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Unprintable area ......................................................... 3
USB Auto Interface Selection ................................... 74
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