MFC-990CW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How do I print data directly from the memory card or the USB flash memory drive?

The USB direct interface supports only a USB Flash memory drive, a PictBridge compatible camera, or a digital camera that uses the USB mass storage standard. Any other USB devices are not supported.

To print data directly from the memory card or the USB flash memory drive, please follow the instructions below:

DO NOT unplug the power cord or remove the memory card or USB Flash memory drive from the media drive (slot) or USB direct interface while the machine is reading or writing to the memory card or USB Flash memory drive (the Photo Capture key is blinking). You will lose your data or damage the card.

Using View Photos

You can preview your photos on the LCD and print them. If your photos are large files there may be a delay before each photo is displayed on the LCD.
  1. Make sure you have put the memory card or USB Flash memory drive in the proper slot. Press Photo Capture.

  2. Press View Photos.
    Do one of the following:
    -If you want to choose photos to print or print more than one for an image, go to STEP 3.
    -If you want to print all photos, press  or . Press Yes to confirm. Go to STEP 6.

    • (MFC users only) Thumbnails are displayed at a time with the current page number and total number of pages listed above the thumbnails.

    • Press the left or right arrow key repeatedly to scroll through all photos. Hold down the left or right arrow key to fast-forward and fast-rewind through the thumbnail pages.
    • Press  or  to start Slide Show.
  3. Press a photo from the thumbnail.

  4. Enter the number of copies you want either by pressing the number box directly and enter the number you want or pressing + or -. Press OK.

  5. Repeat STEP 3 and 4 until you have chosen all the photos that you want to print.

  6. After you have chosen all the photos, press OK. You now have the following options:
    -(MFC users only) To add the Auto Correct effect to your chosen photos, press .
    -If you want to change the print settings, press Print Setting.
    -If you do not want to change any settings, press OK and then Color Start or Colour Start to print.
Using Index (Thumbnails) page
  1. Make sure you have put the memory card or USB Flash memory drive in the proper slot.

  2. Print the index.

    The PhotoCapture Center® assigns numbers for images (such as No.1, No.2, No.3, and so on). The PhotoCapture Center® does not recognize any other numbers or file names that your digital camera or computer has used to identify the pictures. You can print a thumbnail page. This will show all the pictures on the memory card or USB Flash memory drive.

    1. Press Photo Capture.
    2. Press Index Print.
    3. Press Index Sheet and choose 6 Images/Line or 5 Images/Line.
    4. Do one of the following:
      -Press Print Setting to change the paper type or the paper size you are using.
      -If you do not want to change the paper setting, go to STEP g.
    5. Press Paper Type. Choose the paper type you are using.
    6. Press Paper Size. Choose the paper size you are using.
    7. Press Color Start or Colour Start to print.
    8. Make a note of the image number you want to print.

  3. Press Photo Capture.

  4. Press Index Print.

  5. Press Print Photos.

  6. Enter the image number that you want to print from the Index page(Thumbnails). After you have chosen the image numbers, press OK.

    • - For MFC users:
      You can enter multiple numbers at one time by using a comma or a hyphen.
      For example, Enter 1,3,6 to print images No.1, No.3 and No.6.
      Enter the 1-5 to print images No.1 to No.5.

    • You can enter up to 12 characters (including commas) for the image numbers you want to print.

  7. - For DCP users:
    Enter the number of copies you want by pressing + or -.

    - For MFC users:
    Enter the number of copies you want either by pressing the number box directly and enter the number you want or pressing + or -.

  8. Do one of the following:
    -Press Print Setting to change the print settings.
    -If you do not want to change any settings, press Color Start or Colour Start to print.

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