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Step 1Check detail information.

TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Firmware Update Tool
This tool updates your Brother machine main firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.
Update History
21/02/2019 Main: 1.17
  • Fix software bugs.

  • 11/03/2010 Main: 1.15
  • Improves the machines printing control when using paper that creates a lot of paper dust.

  • 09/07/2009  
  • Changes the print speed when the printer detects the use of the small size paper.

  • 29/09/2008  
  • Correction for an issue with Macintosh 10.5.5: when updating to OS X 10.5.5 the printer cannot print via USB.
  • Correction for an issue when using the Macro function.
  • Supported OS

    macOS 10.15.x, macOS 10.14.x, macOS 10.13.x, macOS 10.12.x, OS X (10.11), OS X (10.10)

    How to identify the firmware version

    Click here to see how to identify the firmware version.

    Step 2Read before downloading.

    Notes before downloading
    • Please make sure that the machine you are going to update the firmware is not busy. Also, make sure that there is no data left in the machine memory when running the firmware update tool.
    • Please check the following on your computer.
      • Open Printer Properties and confirm that your printer is functioning correctly by printing a test page.
      • Please close all applications and TSR's.
      • If you are using a Windows XP SP2 Firewall or other Firewall software, disable it.
    • It is not possible to update the firmware unless the following conditions are met on your machine.
      • The machine is not receiving or processing the data. (Make sure the Data LED is off or not blinking)
      • The machine is not printing a document.
      • If you are using a Macintosh computer, Printer Driver or CUPS Printer Driver must be installed.

    The following data will be deleted when you update the firmware.

    • Reprint data stored in the memory

    Step 3Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA).

    Agree to the EULA and Download