DCP-6690CW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How can I print, fax, copy and scan using A3/Ledger size paper?

The product supports A3/Ledger print, fax, copy and scan functions.


The default product setting is for A4 use, therefore you need to change the settings to use A3/Ledger paper.

Follow the instructions below to use the machine with A4 paper in Tray1, and A3 paper in Tray2.

 

Load paper and change the paper setting.

  1. Put A4 paper in Tray1.
  2. Put A3 paper in Tray2.
  3. Press Menu, and then choose General Setup => Tray Setting => Tray#2 => (Paper Size)A3
  4. Press OK. (For touchscreen models, skip this step.)
  5. Press Stop/Exit.

 

Receive A3 sized faxes : (not applicable for DCP Users)

  1. Press Menu and then choose General Setup => Tray Setting => Tray Use:Fax => Auto Select*
    (*If you want to receive every fax to A3 paper, select Tray#2.)
  2. Press OK. (For touchscreen models, skip this step.)
  3. Press Stop/Exit.

 

Send A3 sized faxes: (not applicable for DCP Users)

 

-Faxing from the ADF (Auto Document Feeder)

Place the A3 document face up in the ADF and send the fax as normal.

 

-Faxing from the scanner glass

  1. Load your document face down on the scanner glass.
  2. Press Fax and select A3 for Glass ScanSize.
  3. Press OK. (For touchscreen models, skip this step.)
  4. Press Stop/Exit

You can only send or receive A3 faxes in Black & White.

 

Print an A3 document

 

For Windows Users:

  1. In your application menu, select File, Print... and select Properties.

     

  2. Select A3 for Paper Size.

     

  3. Select Auto Select for Paper Source.
     
  4. Click OK.

 

For Mac OS Users:

  1. Select Page Setup... from the File menu of an application.
     
  2. Select A3 for Paper Size and click OK.

     

  3. Open Print dialog. (Click here to see the details of how to open Print dialog.)
     
  4. Choose the Print Settings option from the pop-up menu.
     
  5. Select Auto Select for Paper Feed and click Print.

 

Copy an A3 document

 

If you always want to copy documents onto  A3 paper:

 

  1. Press Menu, and then choose General Setup => Tray Setting => Tray Use:Copy => Tray#2
  2. Press OK. (For touchscreen models, skip this step.)
  3. Press Stop/Exit.
  4. Press Copy.
  5. Load your document and press Black (Mono) Start or Color (Colour) Start.

If you sometimes want to copy documents onto A3 paper:

 

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press Copy.
  3. Select Tray Select => Tray#2.
  4. Press Black (Mono) Start or Color (Colour) Start.

 

Scan A3 documents

 

-Scanning from the ControlCenter3

  1. Load your document.
     
  2. Click SCAN.

     

     

     

  3. Right click the destination you want for the scanned document (image, OCR, E-mail or File) and select ControlCenter Configuration.
     
  4. Select A3 for Document Size and click OK.

     

  5. Click one the destination you want for the scanned document (image, OCR, E-mail or File) . The machine will scan the document and send it to that destination.


-Scanning from the ScanSoft™ PaperPort11™


To check the steps to scan A3 size document from the ScanSoft™ PaperPort11™, refer to the Related FAQs in the end of the page.

If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs?

Have you checked the manuals?

If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

Related Models

DCP-6690CW, MFC-6490CW, MFC-6890CDW

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