If your printer has a built in duplex unit, or if you have installed
an optional duplex unit, it is very easy to print on both sides of the
paper. Please note that it is also possible to print on both sides of
the paper even if your printer does not have a duplex unit using the 'Manual
Duplex' setting within the printer driver.
How to select the Duplex printing option
From a Windows applications such as Microsoft Word, click the "File"
menu, and then select the "Print" option. You will see a dialogue
similar to the one below:
- Click the "Properties" button to display the printer
- You will see the Brother dialogue screen. Select the 'Advanced'
tab and then select the 'Duplex' icon.
Automatic Duplex Printing
Select the 'Duplex' option and also select if you wish to use the 'Use
Duplex Unit' or the 'Manual Duplex' option. If your printer was supplied
with a built in duplex unit or if you have installed an optional duplex
unit, select the 'Use Duplex Unit' option.
Semi-Automatic Duplex Printing
If your Brother printer does not include a duplex unit as standard, select
the 'Manual Duplex' option, this option then allows you to print in duplex
Both types of Duplex Printing
In either Automatic or Semi-Automatic duplex modes, there are now several
options available to you, 'Flip on Left Edge', 'Flip on Right Edge' etc..
Select the option you require, if you are not sure which option to select,
refer to the icon that is displayed in the preview screen to better understand
what each option does. When you are confident that you have specified
the correct options, click the 'Apply' button and then the 'OK' button
to return back to the original 'Print' dialogue. Now click the 'OK' button
and the print job will be sent to the printer printing in the way you