How do I configure the wireless printer with a network cable and install the printer driver in Macintosh OS X? NOTE: For successful wireless setup, you will need. Home ยท United States; HLW. Support & Downloads. HLW. Downloads . Download the latest drivers, utilities and firmware. FAQs & Troubleshooting. Connecting a new printer to your computer can create a variety of problems. The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network.

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Hold down the “Go” button on the top-left side of the printer, then continue to hold the button as you use the power switch to turn the printer back on.

If you need further assistance, please 2107w Brother customer service: Please note this form is used for feedback only. Click the “Configure Wireless” option at the bottom of the screen. A printer requires space, a power source and, typically, a cable that has to be connected to your computer but that is rarely included.

There are up to 14 different channels that can be used when using a wireless network. Have you checked the manuals? These security settings define the authentication how the device identifies itself to wirelezs network and encryption how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network.

Uses 13 text characters. Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Brother machine for a wireless network.


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Wireless network terms and concepts When you configure the wireless brothwr printer, you must ensure that your wireless network printer is configured to match the settings of the existing wireless network. Press the “Go” button on the printer three times setip print out the printer settings. The SSID is a byte or less value and is assigned to the access point.

If you encounter this failure, please go back to Step 4 and setup the wireless connection again.

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When your wireless network device receives a beacon, you can identify the wireless network that is close enough for the radio waves to reach your qireless. Therefore care must be taken when configuring these options. Click “Network Configuration” at the top of the screen. A secret pre-determined key is shared by all devices that will access the wireless network. To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother printer as close to the network access point brpther as possible with minimal obstructions.

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If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs? Contact Us Product Registration Visit www. Once the Wireless Setup Wizard screen appears, follow the steps from Step 7 below. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the bottom network port on the back of the printer, then connect the other end to an available port on the back of your router. If you do not correctly specify these options when you are configuring your Brother wireless device, it will not be able to connect to the wireless network.


This information can be found in wigeless router’s documentation and should be similar to ” The range may differ depending on your environment. Channels Wireless networks use channels.

3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

About the Author Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since The brotheer may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine. Before configuring the wireless settings: The Brother printer uses the WEP keys as the pre-determined key. Authentication and encryption Most wireless networks use some kind of security settings.

Although Brother HLW can be used in a both wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a time.

However, in many countries the number of channels available are restricted. Wait at least one minute for the printer to refresh itself with the wireless settings. After clearing this mode, press the wireless setup button and try from the step 1 again.