ADVANCED
USER’S GUIDE
DCP-9270CDN
Version 0
UK/IRE
User's Guides and where do I find it?
Which manual?
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What's in it?
Where is it?
Safety and Legal
Read this Guide first. Please read the
Safety Instructions before you set up your
machine. See this Guide for trademarks
and legal limitations.
Printed / In the box
Quick Setup Guide
Follow the instructions for setting up your
machine and installing the drivers and
software for the operating system and
connection type you are using.
Printed / In the box
Basic User's Guide
Learn the basic Copy, Scan and Direct
Print operations and how to replace
consumables. See troubleshooting tips.
PDF file /
Documentation CD-ROM /
In the box
Advanced User's Guide
Learn more advanced operations: Copy,
security features, printing reports and
performing routine maintenance.
PDF file /
Documentation CD-ROM /
In the box
Software User's Guide
Follow these instructions for Printing,
Scanning, Network Scanning and using
the Brother ControlCenter utility.
PDF file /
Documentation CD-ROM /
In the box
Network Glossary
This Guide provides basic information
about advanced network features of
Brother machines along with
explanations about general networking
and common terms.
PDF file /
Documentation CD-ROM /
In the box
Network User's Guide
This Guide provides useful information
about wired and wireless network
settings and security settings using the
Brother machine. You can also find
supported protocol information for your
machine and detailed troubleshooting
tips.
PDF file /
Documentation CD-ROM /
In the box
Table of Contents
1
General Setup
1
Memory storage..................................................................................................... 1
Automatic daylight savings time ............................................................................ 1
Ecology features.................................................................................................... 2
Toner Save ...................................................................................................... 2
Sleep mode ..................................................................................................... 2
Deep Sleep mode ............................................................................................ 3
LCD screen............................................................................................................ 3
Setting the backlight brightness....................................................................... 3
Setting the Dim Timer for the backlight ........................................................... 3
User Settings Report ............................................................................................. 4
Network Configuration Report ............................................................................... 4
2
Security features
5
Secure Function Lock 2.0 ...................................................................................... 5
Setting and changing the Administrator Password .......................................... 5
Setting up and changing the Public user mode ............................................... 6
Setting up and changing restricted users ........................................................ 7
Turning Secure Function Lock on/off............................................................... 8
Switching Users............................................................................................... 9
3
Printing reports
10
Reports ................................................................................................................ 10
How to print a report ...................................................................................... 10
4
Making copies
11
Copy settings .......................................................................................................11
Stop copying.................................................................................................. 11
Improving copy quality................................................................................... 11
Enlarging or reducing the image copied ........................................................12
Duplex (2-sided) Copying .............................................................................. 13
Tray selection ................................................................................................14
Adjusting Brightness and Contrast ................................................................ 15
Sorting copies using the ADF ........................................................................ 15
Making N in 1 copies (page layout) ...............................................................16
2 in 1 ID Copy ................................................................................................17
Adjusting Colour (Saturation) ........................................................................ 18
Setting your changes as the new default....................................................... 19
Restoring all copy settings to the factory settings ......................................... 19
Setting your favourites................................................................................... 20
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A
Routine maintenance
21
Cleaning and checking the machine....................................................................21
Checking the Page Counters.........................................................................21
Checking the remaining life of parts ..............................................................21
Replacing periodic maintenance parts.................................................................22
Packing and shipping the machine ......................................................................23
B
Options
33
Optional paper tray (LT-300CL)...........................................................................33
Memory board......................................................................................................33
SO-DIMM Types ............................................................................................33
Installing extra memory .................................................................................34
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C
Glossary
36
D
Index
37
1
General Setup
Memory storage
Your menu settings are stored permanently,
and in the event of a power failure will not be
lost. Temporary settings (for example,
Contrast) will be lost. Also, during a power
failure the machine will retain the date and
time up to 60 hours.
1
1
Automatic daylight
savings time
1
1
You can set the machine to change
automatically for Daylight Savings Time. It
will set itself forward one hour in the Spring,
and back one hour in the Autumn.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
d
e
f
Press Date&Time.
Press a or b to display
Initial Setup.
Press Initial Setup.
Press Auto Daylight.
Press On or Off.
Press Stop/Exit.
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Chapter 1
Ecology features
Toner Save
You can save toner using this feature. When
you set Toner Save to On, prints appear
lighter. The default setting is Off.
a
b
Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
c
Press a or b to display Ecology.
Press Ecology.
d
e
f
Press Toner Save.
Press On or Off.
1
Sleep mode
We do not recommend Toner Save for
printing Photo or Greyscale images.
1
The Sleep Mode Setting can reduce power
consumption. When the machine is in Sleep
Mode (Power Save mode) it acts as though it
were turned off. Receiving data or starting an
operation wakes up the machine from Sleep
mode to Ready mode.
You can choose how long the machine must
be idle before it goes into sleep mode. When
the machine receives computer data or
makes a copy, the timer will be reset. The
default setting is 3 minutes.
When the machine goes into Sleep mode, the
LCD backlight turns off.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display Ecology.
Press Ecology.
d
e
Press Sleep Time.
f
Press Stop/Exit.
Press Stop/Exit.
Note
2
1
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Using the dial pad on the Touchscreen,
enter the length of time the machine will
remain idle before entering sleep mode.
Press OK.
General Setup
Deep Sleep mode
If the machine is in Sleep mode and does not
receive any jobs for a certain length of time,
the machine will go into Deep Sleep mode
automatically. Deep Sleep mode uses less
power than Sleep mode. The machine will
wake up and start warming up when the
machine receives a computer data, or when
you press the Touchscreen or a key on the
control panel.
When the machine is in Deep Sleep mode,
the LCD backlight is Off and the mode keys
are dimmed.
If the machine has secure print data it will not
enter Deep Sleep mode.
1
LCD screen
1
Setting the backlight
brightness
1
1
You can adjust the brightness of the LCD
backlight. If you are having difficulty reading
the LCD, try changing the brightness setting.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display LCD Settings.
Press LCD Settings.
d
e
f
Press Backlight.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Press Light, Med or Dark.
Press Stop/Exit.
Setting the Dim Timer for the
backlight
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You can set how long the LCD backlight stays
on after you go back to the Ready screen.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display LCD Settings.
Press LCD Settings.
d
e
Press Dim Timer.
f
Press Stop/Exit.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Press Off, 10 Secs, 20 Secs or
30 Secs.
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Chapter 1
User Settings Report
You can print a report of your programmed
settings.
a
b
c
d
e
4
Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
Print Reports.
Press Print Reports.
1
Network Configuration
Report
You can print a report showing the current
network configuration, including the internal
print server settings.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
d
e
Press Network Config.
Press User Settings.
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
Press Stop/Exit.
Press a or b to display
Print Reports.
Press Print Reports.
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
Press Stop/Exit.
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2
Security features
Secure Function Lock 2.0
Secure Function Lock lets you restrict Public
access to the following machine functions:
 Copy
 Scan
 Direct Print
 Print
 Color Print
This feature also prevents users from
changing the Default settings of the machine
by limiting access to the Menu settings.
Before using the security features you must
first enter an administrator password.
Access to restricted operations can be
enabled by creating a restricted user.
Restricted users must enter a user password
to use the machine.
Make a careful note of your password. If you
forget it, you will have to reset the password
stored in the machine. For information about
how to reset the password call your Brother
dealer for service.
2
Setting and changing the
Administrator Password
2
2
Setting up the password
2
The password you set in these steps is for the
administrator. This password is used to set
up users and to turn Secure Function Lock on
or off. (See Setting up and changing
restricted users on page 7 and Turning
Secure Function Lock on/off on page 8.)
Note
Make a careful note of the administrator
password. If you enter the wrong
password, the LCD will show
Wrong Password. Re-enter the correct
password. If you forget it, please call your
Brother dealer for service.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
d
Enter a four-digit number for the
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
e
Re-enter the password when the LCD
shows Verify.
Press OK.
f
Press Stop/Exit.
Note
• Secure Function Lock can be set manually
at the control panel or by using Web
Based Management. We recommend
using Web Based Management to
configure this feature. For more
information, see the Network User's
Guide.
2
• Only administrators can set limitations
and make changes for each user.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
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Chapter 2
Changing the password
a
b
c
d
e
f
Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
2
Setting up and changing the
Public user mode
Public user mode restricts the functions that
are available for Public users. Public users do
not need to enter a password to access the
features made available through this setting.
You can set up one Public user.
a
b
Press MENU.
Enter the registered four-digit password
by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
c
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
Enter a four-digit number for the new
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
d
e
Press Setup ID.
f
Press a or b to display Public.
Press Public.
g
Do one of the following:
Press Set Password.
g
Re-enter the password when the LCD
shows Verify.
Press OK.
h
Press Stop/Exit.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Enter the administrator password by
pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
 To set up the Public user, press
Enable or Disable for each
operation, as follows: Press Copy.
Then press Enable or Disable.
After you have set Copy, repeat
these steps for Scan,
Direct Print, Print and
Color Print.
 To change the Public user settings,
press a or b to display the setting you
want to change. Press the setting
and press Enable or Disable.
Repeat this step until you finish
changing settings.
h
6
Press Stop/Exit.
2
Security features
Setting up and changing
restricted users
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2
You can set up users with restrictions and a
password for functions that are available to
them. You can set up more advanced
restrictions, such as by page count or PC
user login name, through Web Based
Management. (For more information, see the
Network User's Guide.) You can set up to 25
restricted users with restrictions and a
password.
To set up the restricted user, press
Enable or Disable for each operation,
as follows: Press Copy. Then press
Enable or Disable. After you have set
Copy, repeat these steps for Scan,
Direct Print, Print and
Color Print.
j
Repeat steps f to i for entering each
additional user and password.
k
Press Stop/Exit.
2
Note
Setting up restricted users
a
b
Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
c
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
d
e
Press Setup ID.
Enter the four-digit administrator
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
f
Press a or b to display User01.
Press User01.
g
Enter the user name by pressing the
buttons on the Touchscreen. (See
Entering text in Appendix C of the Basic
User's Guide.)
Press OK.
h
Enter a four-digit user password by
pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
2
You cannot use the same name as
another user’s name.
Changing user name, password or
settings for restricted users
2
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
d
e
Press Setup ID.
f
Press a or b to display the existing
restricted user you want to change.
Press the user name.
g
Press Change.
To change the user name, enter a new
user name by pressing the buttons on
the Touchscreen. (See Entering text in
Appendix C of the Basic User's Guide.)
Press OK.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Enter the four-digit administrator
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
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Chapter 2
h
i
j
To change the password, enter a new
four-digit user password by pressing the
buttons on the Touchscreen.
Press OK.
Turning Secure Function
Lock on/off
To change a restricted user's settings,
press a or b to display the setting you
want to change. Press the setting and
then press Enable or Disable.
Repeat this step until you are finished
making changes.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
d
e
Press Lock OffiOn.
Turning Secure Function Lock on
Press Stop/Exit.
Note
You cannot use the same name as
another user's name.
Reset existing restricted users
a
b
c
d
e
Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Press a or b to display
Function Lock.
Press Function Lock.
Press Setup ID.
Enter the four-digit administrator
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
f
Press a or b to display the existing
restricted user you want to reset.
Press the user name.
g
h
Press Reset.
i
Press Stop/Exit.
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2
Press Yes to reset the existing restricted
user.
Press a or b to display
General Setup.
Press General Setup.
Enter the registered four-digit
administrator password by pressing the
buttons on the Touchscreen.
Press OK.
Turning Secure Function Lock off
a
Press Public or xxxxx on the LCD.
(Where xxxxx is the user's name.)
b
c
Press Lock OniOff.
Enter the registered four-digit
administrator password by pressing the
buttons on the Touchscreen.
Press OK.
Note
If you enter the wrong password, the LCD
will show Wrong Password. Re-enter
the correct password.
2
Security features
Switching Users
2
This setting allows you to switch between
registered restricted users or Public mode
when Secure Function Lock is turned on.
2
Changing to the restricted user Mode
a
Press Public or xxxxx (where xxxxx is
the user’s name).
Press Change User.
b
c
d
Press a or b to display your user name.
Press your user name.
Enter the registered four-digit user
password by pressing the buttons on the
Touchscreen.
Press OK.
Changing to the Public Mode
a
Press xxxxx (where xxxxx is the user’s
name).
b
Press Go to Public.
Note
• After a restricted user has finished using
the machine, it will return to the Public
setting in two minutes.
• If your ID has set page limit restrictions
and already reached the maximum
number of pages, the LCD will show
Limit Exceeded when you print data.
Contact your administrator to check your
Secure Function Lock Settings.
• If your ID has set Colour Print restrictions
to Disable, the LCD will show
No Permission when you try to print
coloured data. The machine prints the
data in black & white only.
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3
Printing reports
Reports
3
The following reports are available:
1 Journal Report
Prints a list of information about your last
200 outgoing E-mails.
2 User Settings
Print a list of your current settings.
3 Network Config
Lists your network settings.
4 Drum Dot Print
Prints the drum dot check sheet to
troubleshoot a dotted print problem.
How to print a report
a
b
c
d
e
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Press MENU.
Press a or b to display
Print Reports.
Press Print Reports.
Press the report you want to print.
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
Press Stop/Exit.
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4
Making copies
Copy settings
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4
 Auto
These settings are temporary, and the
machine returns to its default settings one
minute after copying.
Auto is the recommended mode for
ordinary printouts. Suitable for documents
that contain both text and photographs.
To change a setting, press
(COPY)
and then press d or c to scroll through the
copy settings. When the setting you want is
displayed, press the button.
 Text
Suitable for documents containing mainly
text.
When you are finished choosing settings,
press Mono Start or Colour Start.
To stop copying, press Stop/Exit.
Improving copy quality
You can choose from a range of quality
settings. The default setting is Auto.
You can change the copy settings temporarily
for the next copy.
Stop copying
4
 Photo
Better copy quality for photographs.
4
 Graph
Suitable for copying receipts.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
f
Press Auto, Text, Photo or Graph.
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Quality.
Press Quality.
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
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Chapter 4
Enlarging or reducing the
image copied
To enlarge or reduce the next copy follow the
instructions below:
a
b
c
d
e
f
Press
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
104% EXE i LTR
141% A5 i A4
200%
50%
70% A4 i A5
78% LGL i LTR
83% LGL i A4
Press d or c to display
Enlarge/Reduce.
Press Enlarge/Reduce.
Press 100%, Enlarge, Reduce or
Custom(25-400%).
Do one of the following:
 If you chose Enlarge or Reduce,
press the enlargement or reduction
ratio button you want.
 If you chose Custom(25-400%),
enter an enlargement or reduction
ratio from 25% to 400%.
Press OK.
 If you chose 100%, go to step g.
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100%*
4
85% LTR i EXE
91% Full Page
94% A4 i LTR
97% LTR i A4
Custom(25-400%)
g
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
Note
Page Layout Options 2 in 1 (P), 2 in 1 (L),
2 in 1 (ID), 4 in 1 (P) and 4 in 1 (L) are not
available with Enlarge/Reduce.
Making copies
If you want to use the automatic duplex copy
feature, load your document in the ADF.
If you get an Out of Memory message while
you are making duplex copies, try installing
extra memory. (See Installing extra memory
on page 34.)
You must choose a 2–sided copy layout from
the following options before you can start
duplex copying. The layout of your document
determines which 2–sided copy layout you
should choose.
4
 2sidei1side Long Edge Flip
Portrait
1
1
2
2
Landscape
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4
1
2
Duplex (2-sided) Copying
2
 1sidei2side Short Edge Flip
 2sidei2side
Portrait
Portrait
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
Landscape
Landscape
1
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2
2
11
1
2
2
 1sidei2side Long Edge Flip
 2sidei1side Short Edge Flip
Portrait
Portrait
1
1
1
2
2
1
2
Landscape
Landscape
11
1
11
2
2
2
1
2
a
b
c
Press
2
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
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d
Press d or c to display Duplex Copy.
Press Duplex Copy.
e
Press d or c to display the following
layout options:
2sidei2side,
1sidei2side LongEdgeFlip,
2sidei1side LongEdgeFlip,
1sidei2side ShortEdgeFlip,
2sidei1side ShortEdgeFlip,
Off
Tray selection
You can temporarily change the Tray Use
option for the next copy.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
Press MP>T1, MP>T1>T2 1, T1>MP,
T1>T2>MP 1, Tray#1 Only,
Tray#2 Only 1 or MP Only.
Press the option you want.
f
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Tray Use.
Press Tray Use.
1
f
(COPY).
T2 and Tray#2 Only appears only if the
optional lower tray is installed.
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
Note
To change the default setting for Tray
Use, see Tray Use in copy mode in
Chapter 2 of the Basic User's Guide.
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Making copies
Adjusting Brightness and
Contrast
Brightness
Sorting copies using the ADF
4
4
Adjust the copy brightness to make copies
darker or lighter.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
Press d to make a darker copy or
press c to make a lighter copy.
Press OK.
f
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Brightness.
Press Brightness.
Contrast
4
You can sort multiple copies. Pages will be
stacked in the order 1 2 3, 1 2 3, 1 2 3, and so
on.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
f
Press Sort.
(COPY).
Load your document in the ADF.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Stack / Sort.
Press Stack / Sort.
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
Note
Sort is available only when the document
is in the ADF.
4
Adjust the contrast to help an image look
sharper and more vivid.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
Press d to decrease the contrast or
press c to increase the contrast.
Press OK.
f
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Contrast.
Press Contrast.
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Chapter 4
Making N in 1 copies
(page layout)
You can reduce the amount of paper used
when copying by using the N in 1 copy
feature. This allows you to copy two or four
pages onto one page. If you want to copy
both sides of an ID card onto one page,
see 2 in 1 ID Copy on page 17.
IMPORTANT
• Please make sure the paper size is set to
Letter, A4, Legal or Folio.
• You cannot use the Enlarge/Reduce
setting with the N in 1 feature.
• (P) means Portrait and (L) means
Landscape.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
Press d or c to display Off(1in1),
2in1(P), 2in1(L), 2in1(ID) 1,
4in1(P) or 4in1(L).
Press the button you want.
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After all the pages have been scanned,
press No in step g to finish.
4
If you are copying from the ADF:
Insert your document face up in the direction
shown below:
 2 in 1 (P)
 2 in 1 (L)
 4 in 1 (P)
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Page Layout.
Press Page Layout.
For details about 2in1(ID), see 2 in 1 ID
Copy on page 17.
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start to scan the page.
If you placed the document in the ADF,
the machine scans the pages and starts
printing.
If you are using the scanner glass, go
to step g.
g
Put the next page on the scanner glass.
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
Repeat steps g and h for each page of
the layout.
Load your document.
1
f
(COPY).
h
After the machine scans the page, press
Yes to scan the next page.
 4 in 1 (L)
4
Making copies
If you are copying from the scanner
glass:
Insert your document face down in the
direction shown below:
 2 in 1 (P)
2 in 1 ID Copy
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4
You can copy both sides of your identification
card onto one page, keeping the original card
size.
Note
 2 in 1 (L)
 4 in 1 (P)
You can copy an identification card to the
extent permitted under applicable laws.
See Unlawful use of copying equipment in
the Safety and Legal Booklet.
a
b
Press
(COPY).
Place your identification card face down
on the left side of the scanner glass.
 4 in 1 (L)
 Even if a document is placed on the
ADF, the machine scans the data
from the scanner glass.
c
d
Enter the number of copies you want.
e
Press d or c to display 2in1(ID).
Press 2in1(ID).
f
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
After the machine scans the first side of
the card, the LCD will display Turn
over the ID Card Then Press
Start.
g
Turn over your identification card and
place it on the left side of the scanner
glass.
Press d or c to display Page Layout.
Press Page Layout.
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Chapter 4
h
Press Mono Start or Colour Start. The
machine scans the other side of the card
and prints the page.
Note
When 2 in 1 ID Copy is chosen, the
machine sets the quality to Photo and the
contrast to +2.
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Adjusting Colour (Saturation)
4
You can change the default setting for colour
saturation.
a
b
c
d
Press
e
f
Press Red, Green or Blue.
g
Repeat steps e and f if you want to
adjust the next colour. Press
.
h
If you do not want to change additional
settings, press Mono Start or Colour
Start.
(COPY).
Load your document.
Enter the number of copies you want.
Press d or c to display Color Adjust.
Press Color Adjust.
Press d to decrease or c to increase the
colour saturation.
Press OK.
Making copies
Setting your changes as the
new default
You can save the copy settings for Quality,
Brightness, Contrast and
Color Adjust you use most often by
setting them as the default. These settings
will stay until you change them again.
a
b
Press
(COPY).
Press d or c to choose the setting you
want to change, and then press the new
option.
Repeat this step for each setting you
want to change.
c
After changing the last setting, press
d or c to display Set New Default.
Press Set New Default.
d
e
Press Yes.
4
Restoring all copy settings to
the factory settings
4
You can restore all the copy settings you
have changed to the factory settings. These
settings will stay until you change them again.
a
b
c
d
Press
(COPY).
After changing the last setting, press
d or c to display Factory Reset.
Press Factory Reset.
4
Press Yes.
Press Stop/Exit.
Press Stop/Exit.
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Chapter 4
Setting your favourites
4
After you stored your favourite setting, you
can rename it.
You can store the copy settings that you use
most often by setting them as a favourite. You
can set up to three favourites.
a
b
Press
c
Press d or c to display
Favorite Settings.
Press Favorite Settings.
d
e
f
(COPY).
Choose the copy option and settings
you want to store.
Press Store.
Press the location where you want to
store your setting for Favorite:1,
Favorite:2 or Favorite:3.
Do one of the following:
 If you want to rename your setting,
press
to delete characters. Then
enter the new name (up to 12
characters). Press OK.
 If you do not want to rename your
setting, press OK.
g
Press Stop/Exit.
Retrieving your favourite setting
When you are ready to use one of your
favourite set of settings, you can recall it.
a
b
c
Press
d
Press Mono Start or Colour Start.
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(COPY).
Press Favorite.
Press the favourite setting you want to
retrieve.
Rename your favourite setting
4
a
b
Press
c
d
Press Rename.
e
Enter the new name (up to 12
characters).
f
g
Press OK.
(COPY).
Press d or c to display
Favorite Settings.
Press Favorite Settings.
Press the favourite setting you want to
rename.
Press Stop/Exit.
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A
Routine maintenance
Cleaning and checking
the machine
Clean the outside and inside of the machine
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
machine. If printed pages are stained with
toner, clean the inside of the machine with a
dry, lint-free cloth.
WARNING
DO NOT use cleaning materials that
contain ammonia, alcohol, any type of
spray, or any type of flammable substance
to clean the outside or inside of the
machine. Doing this may cause a fire or
electrical shock.
A
Checking the Page Counters
A
A
You can see the machine’s Page Counters
for copies, printed pages, reports and lists or
a summary total.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
Press Page Counter.
The LCD shows number of pages for
Total, List, Copy or Print.
d
Press Total, List, Copy or Print to
see the page counters for Colour and
Black & White.
e
Do one of the following:
See To use the product safely in the Safety
and Legal Booklet for how to clean the
machine.
Press a or b to display
Machine Info..
Press Machine Info..
A
 To see the other options, press
.
 To exit, press Stop/Exit.
Checking the remaining life of
parts
A
You can see the machine’s parts life on the
LCD.
Be careful not to inhale toner.
a
b
Press MENU.
c
d
Press Parts Life.
IMPORTANT
Use neutral detergents. Cleaning with
volatile liquids such as thinner or benzine
will damage the surface of the machine.
e
Press a or b to display
Machine Info..
Press Machine Info..
Press a or b to see the approximate
remaining parts life of the Drum,
Belt Unit, Fuser, Laser,
PF Kit MP, PF Kit 1 and
PF Kit 2.
Press Stop/Exit.
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Replacing periodic
maintenance parts
The periodic maintenance parts will need to
be replaced regularly to maintain the print
quality. The parts listed below will have to be
replaced after printing approximately 50,000
pages 1 for PF Kit MP and 100,000 pages 1
for PF Kit 1, PF Kit 2, Fuser and Laser.
Please call your Brother dealer when the
following messages appear on the LCD.
1
A4 or Letter size single-sided pages.
LCD message
Description
Replace Parts
Replace the fuser unit.
Fuser Unit
Replace Parts
Replace the laser unit.
Laser Unit
Replace Parts
PF Kit 1
Replace Parts
PF Kit 2
Replace Parts
PF Kit MP
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Replace the paper feeding
kit for the paper tray.
Replace the paper feeding
kit for the lower tray
(option).
Replace the paper feeding
kit for the multi-purpose
tray.
A
Routine maintenance
Packing and shipping
the machine
Note
If for any reason you must ship your
machine, carefully repack the machine in
the original packaging to avoid any
damage during transit. The machine
should be adequately insured with the
carrier.
A
WARNING
This machine is heavy and weighs
approximately 28.5 kg. To prevent possible
injuries at least two people should lift the
machine. Be careful not to pinch your
fingers when you put the machine down.
Make sure that you have the following parts
for repacking:
1
3
A
2
If you use a Lower Tray, carry it separately
from your machine.
1
Plastic bag for the waste toner box
2
Orange packing materials for locking the
internal parts (4 pieces)
3
A piece of paper (A4 or Letter) to protect the
belt unit (Please supply this yourself)
IMPORTANT
When shipping the machine, the waste
toner box must be removed from the
machine and put in a plastic bag, and then
sealed. Failure to remove it and put it in a
plastic bag before shipping may cause
severe damage to the machine and may
void the warranty.
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a
Turn off the machine. Disconnect all
cables, and then unplug the power cord
from the electrical socket.
b
Press the front cover release button and
then open the front cover.
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c
Hold the green handle of the drum unit.
Pull the drum unit out until it stops.
Routine maintenance
d
Turn the green lock lever (1) at the left of
the machine anticlockwise to the
release position. Holding the green
handles of the drum unit, lift the front of
the drum unit and remove it from the
machine.
1
IMPORTANT
• Hold the green handles of the drum unit
when you carry it. DO NOT hold the sides
of the drum unit.
• We recommend that you place the drum
unit on a clean, flat surface with a piece of
disposable paper underneath it in case
you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
• Handle the toner cartridge and the waste
toner box carefully. If toner scatters on
your hands or clothes, wipe or wash it off
with cold water.
• To prevent damage to the machine from
static electricity, DO NOT touch the
electrodes shown in the illustration.
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A
e
Hold the green handle of the belt unit
with both hands and lift the belt unit up,
then pull it out.
f
Remove the two pieces of orange
packing material and discard them.
Note
This step is only necessary when you are
replacing the waste toner box for the first
time, and is not required for the
replacement waste toner box. The orange
packing pieces are installed at the factory
to protect your machine during shipment
from the factory.
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Routine maintenance
g
Remove the waste toner box from the
machine using the green handle, and
then put it in a plastic bag and seal the
bag completely.
h
Put the belt unit back into the machine.
Make sure the belt unit is level and fits
firmly into place.
A
IMPORTANT
Handle the waste toner box carefully. If
toner scatters on your hands or clothes,
wipe or wash it off with cold water.
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i
Install orange packing materials to the
drum unit as follows:
 To secure the toner cartridges, install
the matching orange packing strips
(1) (marked L and R) to the drum unit
on the left and right sides, as shown
in the illustration.
 Attach the orange packing strip (2) to
the left side of the drum unit, as
shown in the illustration.
 Slide the small orange packing
material (3) onto the metal shaft on
the right side of the drum unit, as
shown in the illustration.
2
1L
1R
3
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Routine maintenance
j
Put a piece of paper (A4 or Letter) on the
belt unit to prevent damage to the belt
unit.
l
Match the guide ends (2) of the drum
unit to the c marks (1) on both sides of
the machine, then gently slide the drum
unit into the machine until it stops at the
green lock lever.
1
2
A
k
Make sure the green lock lever (1) is in
the release position as shown in the
illustration.
m
Turn the green lock lever (1) clockwise
to the lock position.
1
1
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n
Push the drum unit in until it stops.
p
Put the Styrofoam piece (2) into the
lower carton (1). Then put the waste
toner box in the Styrofoam piece.
FRONT
2
1
q
o
Wrap the machine with a plastic bag.
Put the machine on the Styrofoam piece
(1).
Close the front cover of the machine.
1
FRONT
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Routine maintenance
r
Put the Styrofoam piece (2) into the
back side of Styrofoam piece (1) as
shown in the illustration.
s
2
Place the upper carton (1) over the
machine and the lower carton (2). Align
the joint holes of the upper carton with
the joint holes of the lower carton.
Secure the upper carton to the lower
carton using the four plastic joints (3) as
shown in the illustration.
1
3
A
1
3
2
3
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t
Put the two Styrofoam pieces (1) into the
carton matching the right of the machine
to the "RIGHT" mark on one of the
Styrofoam pieces, and the left of the
machine to the "LEFT" mark on the
other Styrofoam piece. Put the AC
power cord and printed materials in the
original carton as shown in the
illustration.
LEFT
RIGHT
1
1
u
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Close the carton and tape it shut.
B
Options
Optional paper tray
(LT-300CL)
An optional lower tray can be installed, and it
can hold up to 500 sheets of 80 g/m2 paper.
When an optional tray is installed, the
machine can hold up to 800 sheets of plain
paper.
B
Memory board
B
B
DCP-9270CDN has 256 MB of standard
memory. The machine has one slot for
optional memory expansion. You can
increase the memory up to maximum of
512 MB by installing one SO-DIMM (Small
Outline Dual In-line Memory Module).
SO-DIMM Types
B
You can install the following SO-DIMMs:
 128 MB Kingston KTH-LJ2015/128
B
 256 MB Kingston KTH-LJ2015/256
 128 MB Transcend TS128MHP422A
 256 MB Transcend TS256MHP423A
For setup, see the Instructions that we have
supplied with the lower tray unit.
Note
• For more information, visit the Kingston
Technology website at
http://www.kingston.com/.
• For more information, visit the Transcend
website at http://www.transcend.com.tw/.
In general, the SO-DIMM must have the
following specifications:
Type: 144-pin and 16-bit output
CAS latency: 4
Clock frequency: 267 MHz (533 Mb/S/Pin) or
more
Capacity: 64, 128 or 256 MB
Height: 30.0 mm (1.18 in.)
DRAM type: DDR2 SDRAM
Note
• There might be some SO-DIMMs that will
not work with the machine.
• For more information, call the dealer you
bought the machine from or Brother
Customer Service.
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Installing extra memory
a
b
B
e
Turn off the machine’s power switch.
Disconnect the interface cable from the
machine, and then unplug the power
cord from the electrical socket.
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
Note
Be sure to turn off the machine’s power
switch before you install or remove the
SO-DIMM.
c
2
Remove the plastic (1) and then
metal (2) SO-DIMM covers.
1
f
Put the metal (2) and then the plastic (1)
SO-DIMM covers back on.
1
d
Unpack the SO-DIMM and hold it by its
edges.
IMPORTANT
2
To prevent damage to the machine from
static electricity, DO NOT touch the
memory chips or the board surface.
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g
Plug the machine’s power cord back into
the electrical socket first, and then
connect the interface cable.
h
Turn on the machine’s power switch.
Options
Note
To make sure that you have installed the
SO-DIMM properly, you can print the user
settings page that shows the current
memory size. (See User Settings Report
on page 4.)
B
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C
Glossary
C
This is a comprehensive list of features and terms that appear in Brother manuals. Availability of
these features depends on the model you purchased.
Beeper Volume
Volume setting for the beep when you
press a key or make an error.
Search
An electronic, alphabetical listing of LDAP
entries.
Cancel Job
Cancels a programmed print job and
clears the machine’s memory.
Temporary settings
You can choose certain options for each
copy without changing the default
settings.
Fine resolution
Resolution is 203 × 196 dpi. It is used for
small print and graphs.
Greyscale
The shades of grey available for copying.
Help List
A printout of the complete Menu table that
you can use to program your machine
when you do not have the User’s Guides
with you.
LCD (liquid crystal display)
The display screen on the machine that
shows interactive messages during
On-Screen Programming and shows the
date and time when the machine is idle.
Menu mode
Programming mode for changing your
machine’s settings.
OCR (optical character recognition)
ScanSoft™ PaperPort™ 12SE with OCR
or Presto! PageManager software
application converts an image of text to
text you can edit.
Resolution
The number of vertical and horizontal lines
per inch.
Scanning
The process of sending an electronic
image of a paper document into your
computer.
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User Settings List
A printed report that shows the current
settings of the machine.
D
Index
A
M
Apple Macintosh
See Software User’s Guide.
Machine information
checking remaining life of parts ............ 21
page counts .......................................... 21
Macintosh
See Software User’s Guide.
Maintenance, routine ............................... 21
checking the remaining life of parts ...... 21
Memory
adding DIMM (option) ........................... 33
installing ............................................ 34
storage ................................................... 1
C
ControlCenter2 (for Macintosh)
See Software User’s Guide.
ControlCenter4 (for Windows®)
See Software User’s Guide.
Copy
2 in 1 ID Copy .......................................17
brightness .............................................15
contrast .................................................15
Enlarge/Reduce ....................................12
key ........................................................11
N in 1 (page layout) ..............................16
quality ...................................................11
sort (ADF only) ......................................15
temporary settings ................................11
using ADF .............................................15
using scanner glass ..............................16
D
Daylight Savings Time ............................... 1
Deep Sleep mode ...................................... 3
Drum unit
checking (remaining life) .......................21
Duplex copy .............................................13
E
Enlarge/Reduce .......................................12
L
LCD (liquid crystal display)
backlight brightness ................................ 3
N
N in 1 (page layout) ................................. 16
Network
printing
See Network User’s Guide.
scanning
See Software User’s Guide.
P
Page layout (N in 1) ................................. 16
PaperPort™ 12SE with OCR
See Software User’s Guide and Help in the
PaperPort™ 12SE application to access
How-to-Guides.
Power failure ............................................. 1
Presto! PageManager
See Software User’s Guide. See also Help
in the Presto! PageManager application.
Printing
See Software User’s Guide.
Q
Quality
copying ................................................. 11
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D
R
Reducing
copies ....................................................12
Remote setup
See Software User’s Guide.
Reports
Network Configuration ..................... 4, 10
Restricted users .........................................7
S
Scanning
See Software User’s Guide.
Security
Secure function lock
administrator password ........................5
Public user mode .................................6
restricted users ....................................7
Sleep mode ................................................2
Sort ..........................................................15
T
Temporary copy settings ..........................11
Toner Save ................................................2
W
Windows®
See Software User’s Guide.
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This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only. Local Brother companies or their
dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries.