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TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Firmware Update Tool
This tool updates your Brother machine firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.
Update History
08/20/2009 Main: N
  • Changes the maximum value setting so that the ink absorber box can hold more waste Ink.
  • Correction for the LCD contrast setting.
  • Improvement to reduce damage to the machine when a paper jam occurs.
  • Correction of errors when forwarding FAX received data.
  • Correction of errors when receiving a FAX.

  • 05/22/2008  
  • Correction to improve the Fax preview status to "already read" when printed.
  • Improvement for the control of the print head motor.
  • Correction of printing issue when using Photocapture.

  • 12/13/2007  
  • Corrects the issue of not displaying color correctly on the LCD.
  • Corrects a color fax transmission issue.
  • Improves the control of the scanner motor.
  • Corrects network issues that occur under certain conditions.
  • Improves the print quality when printing on glossy paper.

  • 07/12/2007  
  • Corrects the issue of the machine resetting itselef when connecting a "Memory Stick Pro Duo" using the "Memory Stick" adaptor.

  • 06/14/2007  
  • Corrects the issue of not displaying color correctly on the LCD.
  • Corrects the issue of not copying correctly due to the direct sunlight.

  • 03/01/2007  
  • Corrects the issue of not scrolling the Caller ID List on the LCD display.

  • 02/01/2007  
  • Corrects dropping LAN connection when powered off.
  • Corrects the issue of not turning off the machine by pressing the on/off key.

  • 01/18/2007  
  • Adds support for the Caller ID subscriber services to your machine.
  • Corrects the issue that the ink level is displayed incorrectly when displaying "No Cartridge" on LCD.
  • Corrects the issue that the machine resets if the telephone rings while recording a Outgoing Message for the Digital TAD.
  • Corrects the issue of not making an intercom call from the cordless handset to the machine.

  • 10/19/2006  
  • Corrects the issue when copying files from a media card via a network.
  • Supported OS

    Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)

    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.
      • 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 

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