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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
09/17/2009 Main: E
  • 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 to remedy the issue when the error message "Wrong Paper Size" is displayed.
  • Correction for the issue when printing from some media.

  • 02/12/2009 Main: D
  • Improves the noise while scanning the document.

  • 12/18/2008 Main: C
  • Improves the print quality when printing on glossy paper.
  • Correction to solve the density issue when copying in monochhrome. (Black and White)
  • Correction to solve printing issue when canceling the received print jobs.

  • 10/16/2008 Main: B
  • Corrects minor issues with product compatibility.
  • Supported OS

    macOS (10.15), macOS (10.14), macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12), 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 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 License Agreement (EULA).

    Agree to the EULA and Download