MFC-L2740DW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Turn the Toner Save Mode on or off.

You can change the Toner Save mode setting using the control panel or the printer driver as follows.
The default setting is OFF.

 

We do not recommend Toner Save Mode for printing photo or gray scale images.

Method 1: Using the control panel

  1. Press Settings(Settings) > All Settings > General Setup > Ecology > Toner Save.
  2. Press On or Off.
  3. Press Home(Home).

Method 2: Using the printer driver

For Windows users

For Macintosh users

 

 

For Windows users:

NOTE: The screens may differ depending on the operating system being used.

[Printer driver]

  1. Open Preferences... (Printing Preferences...). (Click here to see the details of how to open Printing Preferences.)
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Check on or off the Toner Save Mode check box.

    Windows Toner Save
     
  4. Click OK.
 

 

[BR-Script printer driver]

  1. Open Preferences... (Printing Preferences...). (Click here to see the details of how to open Printing Preferences.)
  2. Open the Layout tab and then click Advanced.

    Win_BR-Script3PrintingPreferences

     

  3. Choose Off or On in the Toner Save of the Printer Features.

    Win_BR-Script3TonerSave

     

  4. Click OK.
For Macintosh users:

NOTE: The screens may differ depending on the operating system being used.

[Printer driver]
  1. Open Print dialog. (Click here to see the details of how to open Print dialog.)
  2. [Mac OS X 10.7.x or later users]

     

    1. Choose Print Settings from the print options pop-up menu.
    2. Click the Advanced triangle mark and then choose Toner Save Mode from the list box.
    3. Check on or off the Toner Save Mode check box.

      Mac Toner Save Mode

       

     

  3. If you want to print with this setting only one time, click Print.
    If you want to print with this setting every time, go on to the STEP 4.
     
  4. Choose Save As... or Save Current Settings as Preset... in the Presets.
  5. Type the name of this setting in the newly opened dialog. E.g. TonerSaveMode
  6. Click OK. Your customized setting will be saved and shown as the choices in the Presets.
  7. Choose your customized setting created in the STEP 4 - 6 and then click Print. The document will be printed out.

 

[BR-Script printer driver]

  1. Open Print dialog. (Click here to see the details of how to open Print dialog.)
  2. [Mac OS X 10.7.x or later users]

     

    1. Choose Printer Features from the print options pop-up menu.
    2. Choose General 1 in the Feature Sets.
    3. Check on or off the Toner Save or Toner Save Mode check box.

      Mac BR-Script Toner Save Mode

     

  3. If you want to print with this setting only one time, click Print.
    If you want to print with this setting every time, go on to the STEP 4.
     
  4. Choose Save As... or Save Current Settings as Preset... in the Presets.
  5. Type the name of this setting in the newly opened dialog. E.g. TonerSaveMode
  6. Click OK. Your customized setting will be saved and shown as the choices in the Presets.
  7. Choose your customized setting created in the STEP 4 - 6 and then click Print. The document will be printed out.

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

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