Question about Office Equipment & Supplies
go to MY COMPUTER then to PRINTERS & FAXES and then under Other Places to SCANNERS & FAXES.
you will see the brother and right click on properties. check in the Network tab the IP address, it's probably wrong, it should be the same as the port in the properties for the printer configuration
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
Usually this is caused by a foreign object or debris under the printhead path, or under where the printhead "parks."
Unplug the machine. Open the cover. Check the printhead path for little bits of paper, push pins, paperclips, staples etc. Note the location of the printhead.
If the printhead is at the far left, gently slide it towards the center (do not force it). Look carefully under where the printhead was stopped for debris. Use a flashlight if necessary.
Close the cover. Plug in the unit. Try again.
Posted on Jan 21, 2010
The paper sensor is either stuck or dirty.
Just open it and follow the paper path and you should see where it is.
Otherwise, the sensor may be bad.
Posted on Apr 18, 2010
The problem is due to the fact that Brother machines excessively self-clean. Each time they self-clean a small amount of ink is dumped in to a holding tank/sponge. When a predefined number of self-clean operations have been performed, the machine refuses to print and gives the error message you have stated. Brother state that the tank/sponge must be replaced before the counter is reset, again by a Brother agent.
However, there is a way of reseting the self-clean counter yourself - if you Google your model number and the error code somewhere in the results you'll find how to do it. The only risk of doing this without changing the tank/sponge is that it will eventually overflow and leak out the bottom, but I did my Brother all in one some time ago and have had no problems yet.
Posted on Jul 12, 2010
Hi Good day!! try this method
1.pull out the AC plug
2.put back the AC plug while holding down the "menu" button and keep holding it (15 sec)
3.now you are entering the MAINTENANCE mode and "error 46" pops up in the display
4.select 8 by using the arrow buttons ,push OK and select 0 and push OK
5.00:00 00:01 OK (the display is showing this message)
6.now push the MONO button 25 times until you see PURGE: xxxxx
7.Select 2, push ok, select 7,push ok,select 8,push ok, select 3,push ok
8.the purge counter indicates now: purge: 00000
9.switch off the printer ,switch it on
ready to print
Posted on Nov 20, 2010
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