Please follow the steps below to install the driver and add your Brother machine to the Macintosh.
NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative product and operating system, and may differ from your Brother machine and operating system.
STEP 1: Install the BR-Script3 printer driver
- Turn off and unplug your Brother machine from the AC outlet, and disconnect it from your Macintosh if you already connected an interface cable.
- Download the latest BR-Script3 printer driver. Click the link below to go to the Downloads section:
- Download for Mac OS X 10.5
- Download for Mac OS X 10.6
- Once downloaded, the Disk Image will be mounted on your Desktop and the installer will start automatically.
If the installer does not start, double click the downloaded disk image file named "xxxxxxx.dmg" to mount the Disk Image on your Desktop, and then double click the installer package icon named "xxxxxxx.pkg" or "xxxxxxx.mpkg".
- Follow the instructions on the screen.
- You will see the message "The installation was successful." when the BR-Script3 printer driver installation is complete. To add your Brother machine to the Macintosh, continue to STEP 2.
STEP 2: Add your Brother machine to the Macintosh
- Connect the USB interface cable to your Macintosh, and then connect it to the machine.
Do not connect the machine to a USB port on a keyboard or a non-powered USB hub.
- Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. Turn on your Brother machine.
- Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
- Click the Print & Fax icon.
- Click the + button which is located below the Printers section.
- Click the Default icon which is located at the top of the dialog box, and choose your machine from the Printer Name list.
- Choose Select a driver to use... in the Print Using pop-up menu, and then choose Brother XXXXXXX BR-Script3, and click Add. (Where XXXXXXX is your machine name.) The machine is now available in the Print & Fax list.
- Choose Quit System Preferences from the System Preferences menu. The setup is now complete.