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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
08/05/2010 Main: E
  • 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 some media.
  • Corrected an issue that certain computers when connected to the machine by USB do not start.

  • 10/15/2009 Main: D
  • Changes the maximum value setting so that the ink absorber box can hold more waste Ink.
  • Correction for the issue when forwarding PC-FAX.
  • Correction for the issue when printing from some media.

  • 02/26/2009 Main: C
  • Improves the print quality when printing on glossy paper.
  • Correction to solve printing issue when canceling the received print jobs.
  • Correction of the Error message displayed on the LCD when the machine has a mechanical problem.

  • 11/13/2008 Main: B
  • Corrected an issue when scanning at 150dpi.
  • 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.
      • FAX receive data does not exists in the memory of the machine. For instructions on how to check your memory is clear, please refer to the 'User's Guide'.
      • FAX send data does not exists in the memory of the machine (timer sending job or retry job).
      • There is no ICM (Incoming Message) voice data. For instructions on how to clear ICM, please refer to the 'User's Guide'.
      • The machine is not calling or dialing FAX.
      • 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.
      • The telephone line is not busy. Disconnect your telephone line (to prevent any incoming calls).
      • 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.

    • Outgoing message
    • Journal report data
    • Caller ID log 

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

    Agree to the EULA and Download