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FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Use the Universal Printer Driver for PCL

The Brother Universal Printer Driver is a printer driver for use with Brother machines on your network. You can search for available Brother machines on your network and print documents without installing separate printer drivers.

  • The Brother Universal Printer Driver only supports machines connected to your network.
  • Available features of the Brother Universal Printer Driver differ depending on the machine's functions.
  • For black and white printing only.
  1. Open Printing Preferences. (Click here to see how to open Printing Preferences.)
  2. The driver will search your network and return a list of available Brother Printers.

    Only the machines using PCL5e/PCL6 emulation will be displayed in the device list.

    Printer Properties
  3. Choose your machine from the list and press OK.

    You may also click the Enter device address tab and enter the IP address of the machine then press Search.
    You may click the Last used device tab and choose a previously used machine from the list.
    To view the available details, click Choose Details.

  4. The Printer Preferences Dialog will appear and you may make your selections as desired then click OK.

    The available options will vary depending on the machine.
    To select a different machine, click Change Device.

    Basic tab in the Printer Preferences Dialog

    Advanced tab in the Printer Preferences Dialog
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