Firmware Update Tool

Firmware Update Tool

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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
08/21/2008 Main: Q
  • Corrects minor issues with product compatibility.

  • 05/22/2008  
  • Corrects minor issues with product compatibility.

  • 12/20/2007  
  • Corrects network issues that occur under certain conditions.
  • Improves the image quality scanned with 600 dpi resolution.

  • 04/26/2007  
  • Corrects the issue of not displaying the entered E-mail address correctly.

  • 01/18/2007  
  • Corrects the issue that the machine starts to forward an E-mail without an attachment when receiving a fax.
  • Corrects the issue that the machine does not view the address book in alphabetical order when serching.
  • Corrects the issue of not replacing the stored E-mail address with the Fax number.
  • Corrects the issue that your PC does not receive the faxes sent from the machine using PC-FAX Receive feature when restarting Windows ® 98.
  • Corrects the issue of not deleting the received fax data after forwarding to E-mail.
  • Corrects the issue that the Scan to FTP setting in Web Based Management does not work correctly.
  • Corrects the issue of not using lower-case characters when entering the Mailbox Password. (Russian model only)
  • Replaces the Message on the LCD from "SScan to FTP" to "Scan to FTP".
  • Corrects the issue of not scanning Legal size documents directly to an FTP server (Scan to FTP) when using the ADF.

  • 07/14/2006  
  • Corrects issue that some data is removed when receiving PC-FAX data via parallel connection.
  • Corrects copy sorting issue after installing additional memory.
  • Supported OS

    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..).
      • 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.

    • 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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