How to reset Brother® printer
What are the guidelines to reset Brother printer?
The Brother International manufactures series of the printers, copiers, fax machines etc. Brother printers are available in various models and equipped with different functionalities. The various types of Brother printers are the Laser printers, Color laser printers, multifunction printers, Mac printers, Inkjet printers, Label printers, Refurbished printers etc. Each of the printer type is equipped with different functionalities. One of the functionality that is available in every model of Brother printers is the resetting option. The resetting feature restores the printer settings to the factory default values. The feature is useful when the printer settings collapses or when the user need to restore the default values. The option to restore is available with every printer. So the user can do the same by itself. For that he must possess the user’s manual for the printer model. Follow the instructions of the manual with care. In some printers the resetting can be done within a single button click. But in other models the process consists of a step by step procedure. After resetting the printer got reprogrammed and also results in the improvement of the system performance.
Discussed below are some points related with the resetting of Brother Printers:
- Features of Brother printers
- Need of resetting the printers
- Resetting instructions
Features of the Brother printers
Brother printers are featured with the color laser technology, multifunctional options, all-in-one features, etc. The printers are also equipped with the provisions for expanding the memory, capacity of the paper tray etc. Brother printers also possess high output quality and better printing speed. The printers are reliable and perfect suited for the home and office applications. The printer also works with low cost and provides better results. Brother printers are also equipped with the option to restore the printer settings to the factory defaults.
Need of resetting the printers
The resetting options in Brother printers allow the users to reprogram the device. The system can be restored to its factory settings. If the printer settings encountered any problems the user can reset it to the default values. The printer performance can be increased through the resetting functionality. Also some of the issues related with the printers force the user to reset the printer.
The resetting steps to be followed while restoring the Brother Printers is as follows. Firstly disconnect the power from the printer. Then press the Set button and simultaneously reconnect the power. "Machine Error 46" error code will be displayed. Press the '^' button and choose '8' from the list of numbers appeared and then press the 'Set button'. Now to enter the service mode, again press the '^' button and choose '0'. Press 'Set' button. Press the 'Mono Key' or Button continuously until the 'Purge Counter appear’. Then press the '^' button, choose '2' and press 'Set' button. Continue the previous step by changing the values '7', '8', '3' in order. Thus the purge counter resets to '0'. Now press the 'Exit' button. The "Error code 46" again get displayed. Press '^' button, choose '9' and press 'Set' button. Repeat the above step. Thus the printer resets to its factory settings.
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