Brother DCP L5650DN Setup


Brother DCP L5650DN Setup

The Brother printer setup can be done by following these steps

  • Unbox the Brother printer and slowly remove all the packaging materials from outside. 
  • Open the front lid and take the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly out.
  • Remove the packaging from the assembly and replace it inside the printer carefully.
  • For the power setup, plug one end of the power cord to an electrical outlet and the other end into the printer's rear end.
  • To switch on the printer, press the Power button.
  • You can connect the telephone line cord if you want to use the fax service.
  • For loading paper, pull out the paper input tray from the printer.
  • Adjust the paper guides by pressing and sliding it to fit the paper size.
  • Align the paper and place it such that the printing side faces down on the paper input tray. It should not exceed the maximum limit mark.
  • Again, adjust the paper guides and put the paper tray back into the printer.
  • Take out the output paper support flap.
  • Connect the Printer to your computer through Wi-Fi or USB cable.
  • Install the setup software. You can either use the installation CD-ROM or download the driver from our site.
  • Finally, configure the settings for the printer after the driver installation.

Brother DCP L5650DN Driver

A driver is essential to carry out all the supported printer operations right from the device you are using. To perform uninterrupted printer functions, the driver should be kept updated. The topics below will help you download and install the Brother DCP L5650DN printer on your device.

  • Click the Driver Download button on this page to get the driver for the Brother DCP L5650DN printer instantly.
  • You can also get the driver from the Brother printer official site. Launch the manufacturer site, provide the printer model number, and wait until the list of options related to the particular printer appears.
  • Now, provide the operating system of your computer, and download the most recent version of the printer driver.
  • Now that the driver is downloaded, proceed to install it on your computer.

Brother DCP L5650DN driver for Windows 10

Most of the Brother printer models support Windows 10. Installing the software driver, which runs particularly for Windows 10, is required for better results. There are two ways the software driver can be downloaded.

Using the original Brother driver:

  • This driver can be installed from the installation CD that is provided with purchasing.
  • Another way is to download the software driver manually from Brother's official website.

Using built-in driver:

  • The Windows 10 operating system consists of these drivers in the name of 'in-OS drivers' or 'in-box drivers.'
  • If it's not available, the drivers can be accessed using Windows update.
  • These built-in drivers require an internet connection for performing basic operations too.

The steps below will help you install the built-in driver for Brother printer in Windows 10.

Note that installing the Windows built-in driver will support printing and scanning function over a USB connection, and only printing over a network connection.

  • First, connect the printer to your computer via USB cable.
  • Click Start on your Windows 10 desktop.
  • Select All apps from the menu.
  • Under Windows System, select Control Panel.
  • Now, click on ‘Hardware and Sound.’ From the list of options displayed, choose Devices and Printers.
  • Select 'Add a printer' from the top.
  • Choose the printer model name and select Next.
  • If the model name is not given, then Click 'The printer that I wast isn't listed' and select Next.
  • Now, you can add the Printer through TCP/IP address or hostname. To finish, click Next.
  • Enter the IP address of the printer.
  • Mark the ‘Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use’ checkbox below and click Next.
  • In the next window, select Brother and then choose the printer model. Click Next.
  • Now, check if the printer driver name is shown in the next window. If not, type the printer model number. Click Next and click Finish.
  • If the built-in driver is not installed, then check the connection with the printer.
  • Try to connect the printer directly with your computer without using a USB hub.
  • Switch off the power supply for both the printer and computer and again turn them on.

Brother DCP L5650DN Manual

They are a few ways you can get the manual:

  • When purchasing a new printer, a user manual is provided with the whole equipment.
  • You can download the manual from our site by clicking the Manual Download button.
  • You can get it from the manufacturer’s site as well. By mentioning the model number, you can get the all types of the user manual for that specified printer model.

Brother DCP L5650DN Toner

The toners that go with the Brother Printer DCP L5650DN are TN 820, DR 820, and TN 850. The toner powder is kept in the toner container. These toners work with the drum to create prints. Drum unit and toner cartridge are two different products, wherein the toner cartridge is made to fit into the drum setup, forming an assembly. When the printer's display screen shows 'Toner Low' it indicates that the toner has to be replaced. Certain things to keep in mind before replacing the toner.

  • It is recommended to use only genuine toner cartridges that are compatible with the Brother printer for better performance.
  • Do not remove the packaging of the new toner before use as it will decrease the toner's life.
  • Its better to keep an additional toner for usage when you see the warning 'Toner Low.'

To replace toner follow the below steps:

  • Switch on the printer.
  • Open the front lid and take out the drum and toner cartridge assembly.
  • To release the used toner cartridge from the whole assembly, press the green lock lever down.
  • Remove the packaging from the new toner cartridge.
  • Slowly shake the cartridge to spread the toner powder.
  • Now, place the new toner cartridge into the drum assembly.
  • Try to adjust the toner cartridge until it snaps into the right position.
  • The cartridge should be fixed to the drum assembly.
  • To clean the corona wire, slide the green holder from right to left and vice versa.
  • After cleaning, return the green tab to its original position by aligning its arrow with the arrow on the drum assembly.
  • Place the drum and toner cartridge assembly into the printer and close the front lid.
  • Now, see the printer's screen to check if it's ready.
  • If it's not ready, then check if you have placed the toner correctly and cleaned the corona wire properly.

Brother DCP L5650DN Toner Reset

The toner reset can be done by following these steps.

  • On the printer's display screen, press the Home button.
  • Next, press the "# "key on the screen.
  • Open the front lid of the drum and toner assembly.
  • The notification 'Front cover is open' will be displayed on the screen.
  • Now, hold the "#" key for few seconds.
  • The screen will display a few options.
  • From that, select the desired toner type.
  • Now, choose Yes to reset the change. At last, close the front lid.

Brother DCP L5650DN Drum

The drum equipment is a separate unit assembled with the toner cartridge. They are not available in different sizes, so these drums can be reused. Cleaning the drum can extend its life span. If your printer screen shows 'Replace parts drum,' then it is important to replace the drum portion.

To replace the drum follow the given steps;

  • Turn on the power button of the printer.
  • Now, open the front lid of the printer. Take out the toner cartridge and drum assembly.
  • Remove the toner cartridge by pressing down the green holder and take it out from the drum setup.
  • Unpack the new drum unit. Carefully place the toner cartridge into the new drum unit until it snaps into the right position.
  • Now, clean the corona wire by carefully sliding the green holder from right to left and vice-versa.
  • After cleaning the wire, return the green tab to its original position by aligning its arrow with the arrow on the drum assembly.
  • Place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly into the printer.
  • Finally, close the front lid.
  • After the new drum unit is replaced, you should reset the drum counter. 

To reset the drum counter.

  • Turn on the power button of the printer.
  • Check if the front lid of the printer is closed.
  • Press the Settings icon on the printer's screen.
  • Now, press All Settings > Machine Information > Parts Life
  • Hold the Drum icon for some time.
  • Now, select Yes to reset the drum counter.
  • Finally, press the Home button. The drum counter is reset now.