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Firmware Update Tool

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TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Size
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. This program requires Sun JavaVM (Virtual Machine).
English05/08/2010
(F)
5.03
MB
Update History
05/08/2010 Main: F
  • Corrects the issue where the connection of a certain USB flash memory drive causes an error, which then also prevents any other drive connected afterwards from being recognized.
  • Corrects the print range when printing from certain media.
  • Corrected an issue where certain computers connected to the machine by USB do not start.
  • Correction for the error condition occurring when detecting 2 or more access points.
  • Adds support for Wireless LAN using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™) connection of I-O Data or NEC devices.
  • Improvement for the issue occurring that the machine could not make AOSS™ connection.

  • 14/01/2010 Main: E
  • Correction for the issue when printing from certain media.
  • Specification improvement: allows Tray 2 paper size to be changed from the Copy Menu.
  • Improvement to the Touchscreen operation.

  • 25/06/2009  
  • Improves the print quality when printing on glossy paper.
  • Changes the maximum value setting so that the ink absorber box can hold more waste Ink.
  • Correction of the Error message displayed on the LCD when the machine has a mechanical problem.
  • Correction for the issue when printing in Grayscale mode.

  • 26/02/2009 Main: B
  • Improves the print quality when printing on glossy paper.
  • Correction to solve printing issue when cancelling received print jobs.
  • Improvement to reduce damage to the machine when a paper jam occurs.
  • Supported OS

    macOS (10.14), macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12), OS X (10.11), OS X (10.10), OS X (10.9), OS X (10.8)

    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 scanning a document.
      • The machine is not copying / or in copy settings (copy mode, number of copies, etc..).
      • There are no Media cards inserted into the machine.
      • The machine is not in the Settings Menu.
      • There's no error message on LCD panel.
      • If you are using a Macintosh computer, Printer Driver or CUPS Printer Driver must be installed.

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

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