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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.
English08/01/2012
(G/1.10/1.24)
5.30
MB
Update History
08/01/2012 Main: G / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.24
  • Modifies cooling fan operation.

  • 01/31/2012 Main: G / Sub: 1.10 / Engine: 1.23
  • Improves color print quality.

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

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

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

  • 03/20/2008 Main: E / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.16
  • Corrects the issue that Scan to E-mail may not work under certain conditions.

  • 01/17/2008 Main: D / 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.

  • 11/15/2007 Main: B / Sub: 1.09 / Engine: 1.16
  • Corrects the error message displayed on the LCD while copying.
  • Improves color print quality.
  • Improves the print quality when printing on Labels.

  • 09/27/2007 Main: A / Sub: 1.08 / Engine: 1.15
  • Improves the error detection of the belt unit.
  • Supported OS

    macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12), OS X (10.11), OS X (10.10)

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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).
      • 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..).
      • 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.

    • Journal report data
    • 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.)

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