Setup guide | Brother HL-2700CN Series Printer User Manual

Read this Quick Setup Guide before using the printer.
Before you can use the printer, you must set up the hardware and install
the driver.
Setting Up
Your Printer
Setting Up Your Printer
Windows®
USB
Step 2
Parallel
page 16
page 18
USB
Network
Network
Network
Shared
Printer
page 22
Mac OS ®
8.6 – 9.2
Mac OS ® X
10.1 / 10.2
Mac OS®
8.6 – 9.2
Mac OS® X
10.1 / 10.2
page 24
page 27
page 29
page 30
Setup is Complete!
For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the CD-ROM/Driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com
Keep this Quick Setup Guide and the supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for quick and easy
reference at all times.
For
Administrators
Peer-toPeer (LPR /
NetBIOS)
page 20
Macintosh®
Network
Macintosh®
USB
USB
Windows®
Network
Windows®
Parallel
Installing the Driver
Installing the Driver
Quick Setup Guide
HL-2700CN series
Step 1
Safety Precautions
To Use the Printer Safely
User's Guide
Warning
Indicates warnings that
must be observed to
prevent possible
personal injury.
Note
Indicates cautions that
must be observed to use
the printer properly or
prevent damage to the
printer.
Warning
There are high voltage electrodes inside the printer.
Before replacing internal parts, cleaning the printer or
clearing a paper jam, make sure you have turned OFF
the power switch and unplugged the AC power cord
from the AC power outlet/socket.
Do not handle the plug or AC power cord with wet
hands. This constitutes an electric shock hazard.
The fusing unit becomes extremely hot during
operation. Wait until it has cooled down sufficiently
before replacing consumable items.
The fusing unit is marked with a caution label. Please
do NOT take off or damage the label.
This printer is heavy and weighs approximately 30.5 kg
(67.3 lb). To prevent injuries when moving or lifting this
printer, make sure to use at least two people.
Hint
Indicates notes and
useful tips to remember
when using the printer.
Network
User's Guide
Indicates reference to the
User's Guide or Network
User's Guide which is on
the CD-ROM we have
supplied.
Table of Contents
Regulations ...................................................................................................................................... 2
■Getting Started
Carton Components ........................................................................................................................ 4
Control Panel ................................................................................................................................... 5
Supplied CD-ROM ........................................................................................................................... 6
Step 1
Setting Up Your Printer
Install the Toner Cartridges ........................................................................................................ 7
Remove the tension release pins of the Fusing Unit .................................................................. 8
Install the OPC Belt Cartridge .................................................................................................... 9
Load Paper in the Paper Tray .................................................................................................. 10
Print a Test Page ..................................................................................................................... 11
Setting Your Language on the Control Panel .......................................................................... 12
Step 2
Installing the Driver
For USB Interface Cable Users ..................................................................................................... 16
For Parallel Interface Cable Users ................................................................................................ 18
For Network Interface Cable Users ............................................................................................... 20
For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR / NetBIOS).......................................... 20
For Network Shared Printer Users ........................................................................................... 22
For USB Interface Cable Users ..................................................................................................... 24
For Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users ................................................................................................. 24
For Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ............................................................................................ 27
For Network Interface Cable Users ............................................................................................... 29
For Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users ................................................................................................. 29
For Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ............................................................................................ 30
■ For Administrators
Installing BRAdmin Professional utility (Windows® users only) ..................................................... 32
Web BRAdmin (Windows® Users Only) ........................................................................................ 32
Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Professional utility
(Windows® users only) ............................................................................................................. 33
Factory Default Setting .................................................................................................................. 33
Print Printer Settings Page ............................................................................................................ 33
■ Other Information
Shipment of the Printer .................................................................................................................. 34
Options .......................................................................................................................................... 35
■ Troubleshooting
User’s Guide Chapter 6
1
Regulations
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of
Conformity (For USA)
Responsible Party:
Brother International Corporation
100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard
P.O. Box 6911
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911
USA
Telephone: (908) 704-1700
declares, that the products
Product name:
Model number:
Product options:
Laser Printer HL-2700CN
HL-2700
All
"EC" Declaration of Conformity
Manufacture
Brother Industries Ltd.,
15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku,
Nagoya 467-8561, Japan
Herewith declare that:
Products description:
Product Name:
Laser Printer
HL-2700CN
complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
is in conformity with provisions of the Directives applied: Low Voltage
Directive 73/23/EEC (as amended by 93/68/EEC) and the Electromagnetic
Compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC (as amended by 91/263/EEC and 92/
31/EEC and 93/68/EEC).
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
Standards applied:
Harmonized:
Safety:
EN60950: 2000
–
–
–
–
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
Call the dealer, Brother Customer Service, or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Important
A shielded interface cable should be used to ensure compliance with the
limits for a Class B digital device.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd.
could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
EMC:
EN55022: 1998 + A1:2000 Class B
EN55024: 1998
EN61000-3-2: 1995 + A14:2000
EN61000-3-3: 1995
Year in which CE marking was First affixed: 2003
Issued by:
Date:
Place:
Signature:
Brother Industries, Ltd.
15th May, 2003
Nagoya, Japan
Takashi Maeda
Manager
Quality Management Group
Quality Management Dept.
Information & Document Company
International ENERGY STAR® Compliance Statement
Industry Canada Compliance Statement (For Canada)
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR® Program is to promote
the development and popularization of energy-efficient office equipments.
As an ENERGY STAR ® Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined
that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy
efficiency.
Radio interference (220-240 volt model only)
This printer follows EN55022 (CISPR Publication 22)/Class B.
Before you use this product, make sure that you use a double-shielded
interface cable with twisted-pair conductors and that it is marked "IEEE1284
compliant". The cable must not be more than 2.0 metres long.
Laser Safety (100 to 120 volt Model Only)
This printer is certified as a Class I laser product under the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard
according to the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968. This
means that the printer does not produce hazardous laser radiation.
Since radiation emitted inside the printer is completely confined within
protective housings and external covers, the laser beam cannot escape from
the machine during any phase of user operation.
2
FDA Regulations (100 to 120 volt Model Only)
IMPORTANT - For Your Safety
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented regulations for
laser products manufactured on and after August 2, 1976. Compliance is
mandatory for products marketed in the United States. One of the following
labels on the back of the printer indicates compliance with the FDA
regulations and must be attached to laser products marketed in the United
States.
To ensure safe operation the supplied three-pin plug must be inserted only
into a standard three-pin power outlet that is properly grounded through the
normal household wiring.
MANUFACTURED:
Brother Industries, Ltd.,
15-1 Naeshiro-cho Mizuho-ku Nagoya, 467-8561 Japan
This product complies with FDA radiation performance standards, 21
CFR subchapter J.
☛ Caution:
Use of controls, adjustments or performance of
procedures other than those specified in this manual may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
IEC 60825 specification (220 to 240 volt model only)
This printer is a Class 1 laser product as defined in IEC 60825 specifications.
The label shown below is attached in countries where it is needed.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
APPAREIL À LASER DE CLASSE 1
LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT
This printer has a Class 3B laser diode which produces invisible laser
radiation in the scanner unit. You should not open the scanner unit under any
circumstances.
☛ Caution:
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
procedures other than those specified in this User’s Guide
may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
For Finland and Sweden
LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE
KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT
Extension cords used with this printer must be three-pin plug type and
correctly wired to provide proper grounding. Incorrectly wired extension
cords may cause personal injury and equipment damage.
The fact that the equipment operates satisfactorily does not imply that the
power is grounded and that the installation is completely safe. For your
safety, if in any doubt about the effective grounding of the power, call a
qualified electrician.
Disconnect device
You must install this printer near a power outlet that is easily accessible. In
case of an emergency, you must disconnect the power cord from the power
outlet to shut off the power completely.
Caution for LAN connection
Connect this product to a LAN connection that is not subjected to over
voltages.
IT power system (For Norway only)
This product is also designed for an IT power system with phase-to-phase
voltage 230V.
Geräuschemission / Acoustic noise emission (for Germany
only)
Lpa < 70 dB (A) DIN 45635-19-01-KL2
Wiring information (for UK)
Important
If you need to replace the plug fuse, fit a fuse that is approved by ASTA to
BS1362 with the same rating as the original fuse.
Always replace the fuse cover. Never use a plug that does not have a cover.
☛ Varoitus!
☛ Varning
Laitteen käyttäminen muulla kuin tässä käyttöohjeessa
mainitulla tavalla saattaa altistaa käyttäjän
turvallisuusluokan 1 ylittävälle näkymättömälle
lasersäteilylle.
Om apparaten används på annat sätt än i denna
Bruksanvisning specificerats, kan användaren utsättas för
osynlig laserstrålning, som överskrider gränsen för
laserklass 1.
Warning - This printer must be earthed.
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in line with the following code:
Green and Yellow:
Blue:
Brown:
Earth
Neutral
Live
If in any doubt, call a qualified electrician.
Internal laser radiation
Maximum radiation power: 5 mW
Wave length:
780 - 800 nm
Laser class:
Class IIIb
(Accordance with 21 CFR Part 1040.10)
Class 3B
(Accordance with IEC 60825)
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■ Getting Started
Carton Components
Printer
1
2
3
9
8
7
6
CD-ROM
Quick Setup Guide
(including User's Guide)
4
5
1 Control Panel
4 Front Cover 8 Face-down
2 Paper Stopper
5 Paper Tray
Output Tray
3 Face-down Output 6 Top Cover 9 Paper Support
Tray Extension
7 Back Cover
Toner Cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta and
Yellow)*1
OPC Belt Cartridge
AC Power Cord
Repacking Kit*2
Parts/Paper Jam
Locator Label*3
Carton components may differ from one country to another.
The power cord may be slightly different to the one in the diagram above, depending upon which country you
bought the printer in.
Save all packing materials and the printer carton.
■ The interface cable is not a standard accessory. Buy the appropriate interface cable for the interface
you intend to use (Parallel, USB or Network).
■ It’s recommended to use a parallel or USB interface cable that is not longer than 6 feet (2.0 meters).
■ For a parallel interface cable users, use a shielded interface cable that is IEEE 1284-compliant.
■ Use a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified cable if your computer uses a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface.
*1
The toner cartridges that come supplied with this printer, are starter toners. Starter toners, are toner cartridges
with up to half the life of the standard toner cartridge, 5000 pages (Black) and 3000 pages (Cyan, Magenta and
Yellow) at approximately 5% print coverage (A4 or Letter size).
*2
Repacking kit is to be used ONLY for moving or shipping the printer.
*3
We recommend that you put the parts/paper jam locator label onto the top left hand side of the printer.
The meanings of icons on the parts/paper jam locator label are shown below.
Toner
Cartridges
4
OPC Belt
Cartridge
Fusing Unit
Paper Tray
Paper jammed
at position A,B
or C
Waste Toner
Pack
Control Panel
Buttons
1 Job Cancel Button
Stop and cancel the printer operation that is in progress.
2 Menu Buttons
+
–
5
1
Set
Back
3,4
Move forward through menus.
Move backward through menus.
Select the control panel.
Set the selected menus and settings.
Go back one level in the menu structure.
3 Go Button
Exit from the control panel menu, reprint settings, clear
error messages and sleep mode.
Pause / continue printing
LEDs
2
User’s Guide Chapter 3.
4
Status LED : Green
Ready to print
Printing
Sleeping
On
Data remains in the printer buffer (when DATA
EXISTS is shown on the LCD).
Blinking Receiving or processing data
The printer power is off.
Off
The printer is off-line.
5 Alarm LED : Red
There is an error in the printer.
On
There is no error in the printer.
Off
5
■ Getting Started
Supplied CD-ROM
You can find a variety of information on the CD-ROM.
Mac OS® 8.6
to 9.2 Users:
Go to next
page.
®
Mac OS X 10.1
/ 10.2 Users
1
2
3
4
5
6
3
1
2
3
4
5
6
This screen is not supported by Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2.
1 Brother Solutions Center
The Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com) is a one-stop resource for all
your printer needs. Download the latest drivers and utilities for your printers, read the
FAQs and troubleshooting tips, or learn about printer solutions.
2 Install Software
Installs the printer driver and utilities.
3 Documentation
View the printer’s User's Guide and Network User's Guide in PDF format.
(Viewer included)
4 Maintenance Tutorial
Instructional movie for printer maintenance.
5 On-Line Registration
Register your product on-line.
6 Color PDF Print Samples
View and print color PDF samples that where printed on a HL-2700CN.
For visually impaired users:
Please see a HTML file, readme.html, on the
supplied CD-ROM. You can read it with Screen
Reader 'text-to-speech' software.
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Step 1
Setting Up Your Printer
S
3
Remove the protective part.
4
Take out all the toner cartridges from the
printer.
5
Carefully pull the red protective paper out of
the printer.
6
Rock the toner cartridge 3 to 4 times.
Windows®
USB
Do NOT connect the interface cable.
You will be prompted to connect the
interface cable during the driver
installation.
Setting Up
Your Printer
1 Install the Toner Cartridges
Macintosh®
USB
Windows®
Network
Remove the protective parts.
Installing the Driver
1
Windows®
Parallel
Do NOT touch the green surface of
the OPC belt or expose it to direct
sunlight or room light for any length
of time.
Macintosh®
Network
Open the front cover.
For
Administrators
2
Front cover
Go to the next page
7
Step 1
7
Setting Up Your Printer
Pull off the tape labeled REMOVE, and then
remove the orange protective cover.
REMOVE tape
8
9
Protective cover
Open the back cover.
2
Pull out the tension release pins from both
sides of the fusing unit.
3
Close the back cover.
Repeat steps 5 through 7 for the remaining
toner cartridges.
K
Y
Y
M
C
8
1
Put the toner cartridge by sliding it into the
correct guide. Match the cartridge color
label to the corresponding label on the
printer.
K
0
Remove the tension
2 release pins of the
Fusing Unit
Close the front cover.
M
C
1
4
Open the top cover.
Lock the belt cartridge lock levers.
Close the top cover.
Windows®
USB
Top cover
Setting Up
Your Printer
3 Install the OPC Belt Cartridge
Belt cartridge lock levers
Remove the orange belt tension release
pins from both sides of the OPC belt
cartridge. Remove the protective sheet.
Windows®
Parallel
2
Belt tension
release pin
Macintosh®
Network
Put the OPC belt cartridge into the printer
guides with the flat side facing you.
For
Administrators
3
Macintosh®
USB
OPC belt
cartridge
Windows®
Network
Installing the Driver
Protective sheet
Go to the next page
9
Step 1
Setting Up Your Printer
4 Load Paper in the Paper Tray
1
Pull the paper tray completely out of the
printer.
4
Put paper in the paper tray.
Check that the paper is flat in the tray and
below the maximum paper mark.
Up to here.
2
While pressing the paper guide release lever,
slide the adjusters to fit the paper size.
Check that the guides are firmly in the slots.
Paper guide
5
Paper guide
3
10
Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper
jams and misfeeds.
Put the paper tray firmly back in the printer.
Do NOT connect the interface cable.
Connecting the interface cable is
done when installing the driver.
3
Setting Up
Your Printer
5 Print a Test Page
After the printer has finished warming up,
the READY message appears.
K
C M
Alarm
Y
Job
Cancel
Go
Back
Set
Menu
NETWORK READY
Plug the AC power cord into an AC power
outlet/socket.
Turn the printer’s power switch on.
Alarm
Y
Job
Cancel
Go
Back
Set
Menu
NETWORK READY
HL-2700CN
Windows®
Network
2
C M
Macintosh®
USB
K
Windows®
Parallel
Press the Go button. The printer prints a
test page.
Check that the test page has printed
correctly.
Macintosh®
Network
4
For
Administrators
Make sure that the printer’s power switch is
off.
Connect the AC power cord to the printer.
Installing the Driver
1
Windows®
USB
HL-2700CN
Go to the next page
11
Step 1
Setting Up Your Printer
6 Setting Your Language on the Control Panel
1
Press the + button until SETUP is displayed.
Press the Set button.
-- MENU -SETUP
2
Press the Set button again.
SETUP
LANGUAGE
3
Press the + or – button to select your
language. Press the Set button to accept.
LANGUAGE
=ENGLISH
*
Go to the next page
to install the driver.
12
Step 2
Installing the Driver
Setting Up
Your Printer
Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable.
The screens for Windows® in this Quick Setup Guide are based on Windows® XP.
The screens for Mac OS® X in this Quick Setup Guide are based on Mac OS® X 10.1.
Windows®
USB
For USB Interface Cable Users .............................................. Go to page 14
Windows®
Parallel
For Parallel Interface Cable Users ........................................ Go to page 16
Windows®
Network
For Network Interface Cable Users
■ Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users (LPR / NetBIOS) ............... Go to page 18
■ Network Shared Printer Users.................................................................... Go to page 20
Macintosh®
USB
For USB Interface Cable Users
■ Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users ........................................................................... Go to page 24
■ Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ....................................................................... Go to page 27
Macintosh®
Network
For Network Interface Users
For
Administrators
■ Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users ........................................................................... Go to page 29
■ Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users ....................................................................... Go to page 30
For Administrators ................................................................................... Go to page 32
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Step 2
Installing the Driver
For USB Interface Cable Users
1. Installing the Driver and Connecting the Printer to your PC
If the Found New Hardware Wizard
appears on your PC, click the Cancel
button.
1
2
3
14
A
C
C
N
4
Click Printer Driver.
5
Click the Next button.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
6
Select Standard Installation, and then
click the Next button.
L
E
Make sure the USB interface cable is NOT
connected to the printer, and then begin
installing the driver. If you have already
connected the cable, remove it.
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive. The opening screen will appear
automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
Click Install Software icon on the menu
screen.
If you want to install the PS driver, select
Custom and then follow the on-screen
instructions. When the Select Components
screen appears, check PS Printer Driver,
and then continue following the on-screen
instructions.
Setting Up
Your Printer
2. Setting your Printer as the
Default Printer
(For Windows® 2000/XP Users
Only)
1
Click Start and then Printers and Faxes.
2
Select the Brother HL-2700CN series icon.
3
From the File menu, select Set as Default
printer.
When this screen appears, make sure the
printer’s power switch is on.
Connect the USB interface cable to your
PC, and then connect it to the printer.
Click the Next button.
Installing the Driver
8
Select Local Printer with USB cable, and
then click the Next button.
Windows®
USB
7
Click the Finish button.
Setup is now complete.
If you want to register your product on-line,
check On-Line Registration.
For
Administrators
9
For Windows® 98 / Me users:
Setup is now complete.
For Windows® 2000/XP users:
Go to "2. Setting your Printer as the
Default Printer".
15
Step 2
Installing the Driver
For Parallel Interface Cable Users
Connecting the Printer to your PC and Installing the Driver
1
Turn off the printer’s power switch.
4
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive. The opening screen will appear
automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Connect the parallel interface cable to your
PC, and then connect it to your printer.
5
Click Install Software icon on the menu
screen.
3
6
Click Printer Driver.
Turn on the printer’s power switch.
7
Click the Next button.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
If the Found New Hardware Wizard
appears on your PC, click the Cancel
button.
C
16
N
A
L
E
C
If you want to install the PS driver, select
Custom and then follow the on-screen
instructions. When the Select Components
screen appears, check PS Printer Driver,
and then continue following the on-screen
instructions.
A
Click the Finish button.
Setting Up
Your Printer
Select the port that your printer is connected
to, and then click the Next button.
Select Local Printer, and then click the
Next button.
If you want to register your product on-line,
check On-Line Registration.
Setup is now complete.
For
Administrators
9
0
Windows®
Parallel
Select Standard Installation, and then
click the Next button.
Installing the Driver
8
17
Step 2
Installing the Driver
For Network Interface Cable Users
For Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer Users
(LPR / NetBIOS)
■ If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommended that you contact your system
administrator prior to installation.
■ Before installation, if you are using Personal Firewall software (e.g. the Internet Connection Firewall
available in Windows XP), disable it. Once you are sure that you can print, re-start your Personal
Firewall software.
Connecting the Printer to your Network and Installing the Driver
18
1
Turn off the printer’s power switch.
2
Connect the network interface cable to the
printer, and then connect it to a free port on
your hub.
3
Turn on the printer’s power switch.
4
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive. The opening screen will appear
automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
5
Click Install Software on the menu screen.
6
Click Printer Driver.
7
Click the Next button.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
A
If you want to install the PS driver, select
Custom and then follow the on-screen
instructions. When the Select Components
screen appears, check PS Printer Driver,
and then continue following the on-screen
instructions.
For NetBIOS Users:
Select your printer and NetBIOS, and then
click the Next button.
Click the Finish button.
Windows®
Network
Select Brother Peer-to-Peer Network
Printer, and then click the Next button.
B
0
For LPR Users:
Select your printer and LPR
(Recommended), and then click the Next
button.
For LPR Users:
Select Search the network for devices
and choose from a list of discovered
divices (Recommended). Or enter your
printer’s IP address or its node name.
Click the Next button.
For NetBIOS Users:
Select Search the network for devices
and choose from a list of discovered
devices (Recommended).
Click the Next button.
If you want to register your product on-line,
check On-Line Registration.
For Windows NT® 4.0 and
Windows® 2000/XP users:
Setup is now complete.
For Windows® 95 / 98 / Me users:
After your PC has restarted, setup will
be complete.
For
Administrators
9
Setting Up
Your Printer
Select Standard Installation, and then
click the Next button.
Installing the Driver
8
Contact your Administrator about the
printer's IP Address or node name.
19
Step 2
Installing the Driver
For Network Interface Cable Users
For Network Shared Printer Users
If you are going to connect the printer to your network, we recommended that you contact your system
administrator prior to installation.
Installing the Driver, Connecting the Cable and Selecting the Appropriate
Printer Queue or Share name
20
1
Turn off the printer’s power switch.
2
Connect the network interface cable to the
printer, and then connect it to a free port on
your hub.
3
Turn on the printer’s power switch.
4
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive. The opening screen will appear
automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
5
Click Install Software on the menu screen.
6
Click Printer Driver.
7
Click the Next button.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
If you want to install the PS driver, select
Custom and then follow the on-screen
instructions. When the Select Components
screen appears, check PS Printer Driver,
and then continue following the on-screen
instructions.
Select your printer’s queue, and then click
the OK button.
Contact your Administrator about the
printer’s queue.
A
Click the Finish button.
Windows®
Network
Select the Network Shared Printer, and
then click the Next button.
If you want to register your product on-line,
check On-Line Registration.
Setup is now complete.
For
Administrators
9
0
Setting Up
Your Printer
Select Standard Installation, and then
click the Next button.
Installing the Driver
8
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Step 2
Installing the Driver
For USB Interface Cable Users
For Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users
Connecting the Printer to your Macintosh® & Installing the Driver
1
Make sure the printer’s power switch is on.
5
Double-click the BR-Script PPD installer
icon.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Connect the USB interface cable to your
Macintosh®, and then connect it to the
printer.
6
Open the Macintosh HD icon.
Do not connect the USB cable to the
keyboard USB Port or a non-powered USB
Hub.
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3
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive.
Open the Mac OS 9 folder.
4
Open your language folder.
For Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.04 Users:
Open the Apple Extras folder.
Open the Apple LaserWriter Software
folder.
0
Click the Change... button in PostScriptTM
Printer Description (PPD) File.
Select Brother HL-2700CN series, and
then click the Select button.
A
Click the Change... button in the USB
Printer Selection.
Select HL-2700CN series, and then click
the OK button.
B
Click the Create... button.
Setting Up
Your Printer
7
Open the Desktop Printer Utility icon.
9
Select Printer (USB), and then click the OK
button.
For
Administrators
8
Macintosh®
USB
* The screens are based on Mac OS® 9.04.
Installing the Driver
For Mac OS® 9.1 to 9.2 Users:
Open the Applications (Mac OS® 9) folder.
Open the Utilities folder.
Continue to
the next page
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Step 2
Installing the Driver
For USB Interface Cable Users
C
Enter your printer name (HL-2700CN
series), and then click the Save button.
D
Select Quit from the File menu.
E
Click the HL-2700CN series icon on the
Desktop.
F
From the Printing menu, select Set Default
Printer.
Setup is now complete.
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2S
Setting Up
Your Printer
For USB Interface Cable Users
For Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users
Connecting the Printer to your Macintosh® & Installing the BR-Script PPD File
1
Make sure the printer’s power switch is on.
4
Click Install Software on the menu screen.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Connect the USB interface cable to your
Macintosh®, and then connect it to the
printer.
5
From the Go menu, select Applications.
6
Open the Utilities folder.
7
Open the Print Center icon.
Macintosh®
USB
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive.
Double click the Start Here OS X icon.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
For
Administrators
3
Installing the Driver
Do not connect the USB cable to the
keyboard USB Port or to a non-powered
USB Hub.
Continue to
the next page
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Step 2
Installing the Driver
For USB Interface Cable Users
8
Click the Add Printer... button.
9
Select USB.
0
Select HL-2700CN series, and then click
the Add button.
A
From the Print Center menu, select Quit
Print Center.
Setup is now complete.
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Setting Up
Your Printer
For Network Interface Cable Users
For Mac OS® 8.6 to 9.2 Users
Connecting the Printer to your Macintosh® & Installing the BR-Script PPD File
2
Connect the network interface cable to the
printer, and then connect it to a free port on
your hub.
3
Turn on the printer’s power switch.
4
Insert the CD-ROM for Macintosh® into your
CD-ROM drive.
Open the Mac OS 9 folder.
Open your language folder.
6
From the Apple menu, open the Chooser .
7
Click the LaserWriter 8 *1 icon, and then
select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT. *2
Click the Create button.
Close the Chooser.
*1 If the Apple LaserWriter 8 Driver is not
already installed on your system, you
can download it from
http://www.apple.com
Macintosh®
USB
Turn off the printer’s power switch.
Installing the Driver
1
*2 xxxxxx are the last six digits of the
Ethernet address.
Double-click the BR-Script PPD Installer
icon to install the PPD file.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
Setup is now complete.
For
Administrators
5
Macintosh®
Network
Network User's Guide Chapter 7.
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Step 2
Installing the Driver
For Network Interface Cable Users
For Mac OS® X 10.1 / 10.2 Users
Connecting the Printer to your Macintosh® & Installing the BR-Script PPD File
1
Turn off the printer’s power switch.
5
Click Install Software on the menu screen.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Connect the network interface cable to the
printer, and then connect it to a free port on
your hub.
6
From the Go menu, select Applications.
7
Open the Utilities folder.
8
Open the Print Center icon.
3
4
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Turn on the printer’s power switch.
Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
Double click the Start Here OS X icon.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
9
Click the Add Printer... button.
0
Select AppleTalk.
B
Setting Up
Your Printer
For Network Interface Cable Users
From the Print Center menu, select Quit
Print Center.
Setup is now complete.
Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1_AT*1, and then
click the Add button.
*1 xxxxxx are the last six digits of the
Ethernet address.
Macintosh®
Network
Network User's Guide Chapter 7.
For
Administrators
A
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■ For Administrators
Installing BRAdmin Professional utility
(Windows® users only)
The BRAdmin Professional utility is designed to manage your Brother network-connected
devices.
BRAdmin Professional utility can also be used to manage devices from other manufacturers
whose products support SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).
For more information on BRAdmin Professional go to http://solutions.brother.com
1
Insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive. The opening screen will appear
automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Click the Install Software icon on the menu
screen.
3
Click For Administrators.
4
Click BRAdmin Professional.
The default password for the print server is
'access'. You can use the BRAdmin
Professional utility or a web browser to
change this password.
Web BRAdmin (Windows® Users Only)
Brother has also developed Web BRAdmin, an enterprise network software utility that enables
the management of Brother and other SNMP-compliant devices in larger LAN/WAN
environments.
This software is Web server based and requires the installation of Microsoft's Internet
Information Server and Sun's Java client software. To learn more about the Web BRAdmin
software or to download it, please go to http://solutions.brother.com/webbradmin
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Start BRAdmin Professional, and select
TCP/IP.
3
Double-click the new device.
4
Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and
Gateway, and then click the OK button.
5
The address information will be saved to the
printer.
Windows®
USB
1
Setting Up
Your Printer
Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and
Gateway using BRAdmin Professional utility
(Windows® users only)
Windows®
Network
Macintosh®
USB
You can reset all the print server settings
(including the password) back to factory
defaults. For steps on how to reset the print
server, see Chapter 3 “Network factory
default setting” on page 3-22 of the User's
Guide.
Macintosh®
Network
The Printer Settings Page lists all the current
printer settings, including network settings.
To print the Printer Settings Page, press the
Set button three times.
Factory Default
Setting
User’s Guide Chapter 3
For
Administrators
Print Printer Settings
Page
Windows®
Parallel
Select Search Active Devices from the
Devices menu.
BRAdmin will search for new devices
automatically.
Installing the Driver
2
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■ Other Information
Shipment of the Printer
Once your printer has been set-up and used, we do not recommend that it be moved or
shipped unless absolutely necessary.
Color laser printers are complex printing devices. Moving the printer or shipping it
without properly removing the installed supplies can result in SEVERE damage to the
printer. As a result, your printer may not operate properly afterwards.
If the printer must be shipped, please go to http://solutions.brother.com for a detailed,
step-by-step instruction on how to properly prepare your printer for transport.
Failure to properly prepare the printer for shipping according to the instructions located
at http://solutions.brother.com may VOID YOUR WARRANTY.
Trademarks
The Brother logo is a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd.
Windows® and Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S and other countries.
Apple Macintosh®, iMac, LaserWriter, and AppleTalk are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
HP, HP/UX, JetDirect and JetAdmin are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company.
UNIX is a trademark of UNIX Systems Laboratories.
Adobe PostScript® and PostScript3TM are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Netware is a trademark of Novell, Inc.
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark.
All other brand and product names mentioned in this Quick Setup Guide are registered
Compilation and Publication
This manual has been compiled and published under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., covering the latest product
descriptions and specifications.
The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.
Brother reserves the right to make changes without notice in the specifications and materials contained herein and shall not be
responsible for any damages (including consequential) caused by reliance on the materials presented, including but not limited
to typographical and other errors relating to the publication.
This product is designed for use in a professional environment.
This printer contains UFST and Micro Type from Monotype Imaging Inc.
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Options
The printer has the following optional accessories. You can expand the capabilities of the
printer by adding these items.
User's Guide Chapter 4.
Lower Tray Unit
Legal Tray
Duplex Unit
LT-27CL
LT-27LG
DX-2700
Second lower paper tray unit expands total You can print on legal sized paper as well
input capacity up to 530 sheets.
as A4, B5 and others.
CompactFlash Card
SO-DIMM Memory
The Duplex unit is an optional device that
allows you to print on both sides of a page.
Font Package
BS-3000
The printer accepts a CompactFlash card
for saving macros, print jobs, fonts and
print logs.
You can expand the memory up to a total The optional font package (BS-3000) is the
of 576 MB by installing (144-pin SO-DIMM) CD-ROM you need for installing the 136
memory modules.
PS3 Agfa and TrueType Fonts.
Barcode Font
BT-1000
The optional Barcode fonts package (BT1000) is the CD-ROM you need for
installing the Barcode Fonts.
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RIGHTS RESERVED
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