1 post • joined 26 Mar 2010
cartridge life is better, but toner can get clogged too
I bought a small laser a few years ago (a Samsung CLP300N) being fed up with printing problems due to clogging ink. The speed and sharpness are indeed excellent, but recently I started to see problems that seemed to indicate the toner was running out.
Turns out it wasn't; but small deposits of toner on crucial parts of the printer's innards blocked the normal 'flow' of the toner onto the drum.
With the help of some guidance from fixyourownprinter.com I managed to clean this up, but it seems that if you don't print often enough these kind of problems will always turn up. Printers, it seems, don't like to stand still for too long.
- Product round-up Ten excellent FREE PC apps to brighten your Windows
- Review Tough Banana Pi: a Raspberry Pi for colour-blind diehards
- Product round-up Ten Mac freeware apps for your new Apple baby
- Analysis Pity the poor Windows developer: The tools for desktop development are in disarray
- Chromecast video on UK, Euro TVs hertz so badly it makes us judder – but Google 'won't fix'