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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).
English08/01/2012
(L/1.10/1.24)
5.03
MB
Update History
08/01/2012 Main: L / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.24
  • Modifies cooling fan operation.

  • 01/31/2012 Engine: 1.23
  • Improves color print quality.

  • 10/14/2010 Main: L / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.21
  • Improvement of the color registration performance on the machine.

  • 11/12/2009 Main: L / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.19
  • Correction of printing errors when printing certain PDF files with extra memory installed.
  • Correction of LCD Messages when condensation occurs within the machine.
  • Corrects the error that status LED continues to blink.

  • 09/18/2009 Main: L / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.17
  • Correction to PC FAX receiving when using Windows® standard FAX receiving software.
  • Correction of printing errors when printing certain PDF files with extra memory installed.
  • Correction of LCD Messages when condensation occurs within the machine.
  • Corrects the error of being unable to select Tray 1, when making copies from Tray 1 and the Papser Size for Tray 1 is not set to the correct size in the machine.
  • Corrects the error that status LED continues to blink.
  • Corrects the LCD display issue for Scan to FTP setting.

  • 04/23/2009 Main: G / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.17
  • Correction of printing issue when using BR-Script driver.

  • 07/17/2008 Main: G / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.17
  • Improvement to Waste Toner box stability.

  • 03/20/2008 Main: G / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.16
  • Corrects the issue that the Print Setting page(s) may not be printed correctly.

  • 01/17/2008 Main: F / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.16
  • Corrects the issue that Email notification is not operating and being sent correctly under certain conditions.
  • Corrects the issue that the machine does not print in monochrome via a network under certain conditions when the color toner cartridges are empty.
  • Corrects the issue that that the machine stops during firmware update under certain conditions.

  • 10/11/2007 Main: E / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.16
  • Improves color print quality. (To make this improvement effective, both the main firmware and the sub firmware updates are required.)
  • Corrects the error message displayed on the LCD while copying.
  • Improves the print quality when printing on Labels.

  • 07/12/2007 Main: D / Sub: 1.08 / Engine: 1.15
  • Adds "Thin" to the Paper Type Options and changes the Menu table displayed on the LCD.
  • Improves the error detection of the belt unit.
  • Corrects the error that may occur when a PDF file is printed directly from the USB flash drive.
  • Corrects the issue that the machine may not work after performing the color registration and registering the color.
  • Improves color print quality. (To make this improvement effective, both the main firmware and the sub firmware updates are required.)
  • Supported OS

    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

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    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..).
      • 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.
     

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

    • Secured print data stored in the memory
    • Network configuration
      (Before updating the firmware, we recommend that you print the Printer settings page. After the firmware has been updated, please reconfigure the network settings. If you have problem printing documents with your machine, please turn the machine OFF and then back ON, and try to print again.)

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

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