Using the "Remote Printer Console" tool you can disable the "Sleep" function that cannot be switched off otherwise. The printer then no longer goes into Sleep Mode.
At the following link you can download the tool from the printer manufacturer "Brother".
Example for printer HL-5240:
Select the Region/Country > Regional Options > Select "Brother Series" > Select printer type > Downloads
Now select as follows:
- Step 1: -> "Software Tools"
- Step 2: -> "Your operating system, e.g. Windows XP"
- Step 3: -> "The language, e.g. English"
Now click on "Find".
The following picture with the various software tools is displayed.
Select the "Remote Printer Console" tool.
Note that the manufacturer site described and the procedure for finding the download might differ.
Furthermore, the "Remote Printer Console" tool is not available for each printer. (as at 19.03.2008)