Printer that rapidly produces high quality text and graphics on plain paper using a xerographic printing process similar to that of photocopiers

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Printer (Kyocera P602cdn) randomly prints out postscript code

I am using a Kyocera P602cdn printer (latest drivers from their website) with CUPS (1.7.2) on Linux Mint (kernel 3.13.0-48). In around 50% of my print jobs not the document comes out but postscript ...
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How to fix my laser printer failing to print certain areas?

I recently acquired a used HP LaserJet M1217nfw MFP. When I print the demo page from the settings menu, certain areas of the page fail to be printed. It looks sort of like white stripes through the ...
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canon advanced printing technology setup launcher has stopped working

my printer is canon LBP2900 and when I setup it to my computer (windows 7) it appears this statment: canon advanced printing technology setup launcher has stopped working.
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Plugging laser printer into the other wall socket next to a UPS?

Based upon the question: Should you plug a laser printer directly into a wall socket? Given a normal US wall plug with two sockets, it is okay to plug a laser printer directly into one socket (with ...
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Samsung CLP-315 color laser printer makes horizontal smear

I recently pulled out an older Samsung laser printer from storage, model CLP-315. It seems to work fine for the most part, except on every single page, it leaves a horizontal toner smudge. It even ...
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Remove and Install Image Transfert Unit (ITU) in a Lexmark CS410dn

Does anyone know how to remove and install Image Transfert Unit (ITU) in a Lexmark CS410dn ? I looked and cannot find a way to remove it without disasembling the entire printer. Also, I contacted ...
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Samsung SCX-3405F prints horizontal line every 2 inches

I am using a Samsung SCX-3405F laser printer with Windows 7. Every printed page has a horizontal line about every 2 inches. Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem?
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Brother laser jet on windows 8.1 keeps duplicating devices

I have 4 laptops (HP 250 G2) and 4 Brother laser jet printers (HL-L2360DW) connected via USB. We sell tickets from them about 5 times a week. I cannot have them stationary so we have to bring them out ...
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Laser Printer Jagged Lines

I have an old Samsung ML2510 printing jaggedly. Shown is a blowup of a scan from the printer test page. Is the printer dead? Does anyone have any suggestions as to what can be tried? Is this a ...
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HP 2550 Ln - What could cause this misprint?

I have an old HP 2550 Ln laser printer which recently stopped printing AT ALL. It would simply spit out blank pages. After doing some digging I discovered that the likely cause was that the big wheel ...
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How to replace front cover of a Dell 2145cn printer?

I have a Dell 2145cn and the front cover has broken to where it won't shut anymore. I have bought a replacement front cover and after trying to open the printer and replace the old one, I realized I ...
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HP Laserjet network printing problems

I have the excellent HP Laserjet 1536dnf printer MFP in my office, and recently decided to order another one for my little network at home. The new one is experiencing problems, however, and when I ...
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Whats wrong with my HP LaserJet 8100 DN. Duplexer keeps causing a jam in different places

It's really doing my head in to be honest! The printer works fine without the duplexer installed, and also works fine with the duplexer is installed, but set to print single sided. The intermittent ...
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Brother MFC7360N keeps saying “replace toner”

We've just replaced the toner cartridge of our Brother MFC7360N, but the printer keeps displaying the message replace toner, what should I do?
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Print on continuous paper roll

I am trying to print a sequence of increment numbers on a continuous paper roll (length: ~50 meters) without margins or page breaks on EPSON LX-300+II printer. example: --------------- |Roll of ...
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Printer added to cups, but can't see it on the printing dialog

I have a Debian server and a Debian laptop, and I'm trying to use a cups server to print pages from all my home computers. So I added the printer to the server's cups successfully with the correct ...
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When does a laser printer run out of memory?

I have a humble Brother HL-1110 monochrome laser printer with 1MB of RAM. That's pretty short and, in the beginning, I thought I was only going to be able to print plain text documents or small PDF ...
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Solid red light on Samsung CLP-325W

I'm getting a solid red light on my Samsung CLP-325W printer. The printer started showing this error when I was low on 2 color toners. I've bought the official toners from Samsung. however I'm no ...
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LaserJet prints half of all pages pink?

I have an HP Color LaserJet CM1015 MFP printer that's been in storage over a year. It worked perfectly before putting it in storage, but since I took it out it's practically unusable, since it prints ...
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What's the difference between ProRes “1200”, “1200 (156 lpi)” and “1200 (180 lpi)” in printing?

I have an HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer quality can be chosen between 600 dpi, FastRes 1200, ProRes 1200, ProRes 1200 (156 lpi) and ProRes 1200 (180 lpi). What is the difference between ProRes ...
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How to print large and complex files without upgrading printer memory

I have a HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer memory is 64 MB and printer processor speed 600 MHz. Printing large documents containing scanned images and complex vector objects takes a long time. Is ...
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Not able to print from specific software (Xerox 6280)

I've just installed a Xerox 6280 laser printer on my Windows 7 Pro machine, through USB. I've encountered no issue during the install. I'm able to print from Acrobat and IE, but NOT able to print ...
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Toner light on a Brother 2170W

I've got a Brother 2170W with the toner light on, supposedly meaning the toner is empty. It's not. It doesn't mind that I put in there a new unused toner, an empty toner or a refilled, the light ...
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Laser printer pages covered with toner powder. What to replace first?

I'm working on a Dell 2150cn color laser printer. It is only about two years old but the one year factory warranty has expired. Symptom: When printing a page the paper comes out covered in dry toner ...
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Removing torn bits of paper from printer

I tried feeding a thin, soft paper through an Lexmark X215 and it crumpled up and jammed. I removed the paper, but I think some of it tore. Now whenever I try to print it says Paper Jam 0. I can't ...
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Why would my colour laser printer use colour ink?

I have a Dell colour laser printer and my black ink is running low, but what's more surprising is that my colour ink is also running low. I am almost always printing plain text documents with hardly ...
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Can allowing toner to get low damage a laser printer?

I have a laser printer and sometimes I have continued using a toner cartridge until it is literally out of toner - ignoring the messages that the printer gives me. Can this damage the printer in any ...
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How can I clean up toner leaked into my Samsung ML-1665 printer?

How can I clean up the internal parts of my Samsung laser printer ML-1665? The printer was ok, but after stopping to use it for quite too long, it started smudging paper. I thought it was the toner, ...
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Off vs standby. Which is better for an office laser printer?

At an office where I work, there is a Samsung CLP-310 laser printer: The staff turn this off every evening. Right off -using the hard power switch on the back. They are trying to reduce their ...
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Brother MFC 9450: printer report emty toner cartridge - but it is not empty

Brother MFC 9450: printer report emty toner cartridge - but it is not empty How can I reset the toner catridge "TN-135?
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does an inkjet printer size a pdf differently than a laser printer?

I developed a script to generate a sized PDF template for customers to download. On my laser printer it prints to size. But my customer just printed it on a inkjet, and it's smaller by about 1/4". I ...
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hp laserjet 1300 will not print

I installed hp laserjet 1300 and it is visible by WIN XP SP3 (Control Panel - Printers and Faxes). Green light is on - it should be ready. But it will not print anything. No error is displaying, ...
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What causes those horizontal color streaks on my printer's output?

Ever since I acquired it, less than a hundred pages ago, this printer's paper output has featured horizontal bands - the denser the color, the denser the streaks. The printer is a Canon i-SENSYS ...
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HP 4014 & 4015 Printing can be cleaned

My company bought 10 HP 4014 and 4015 printers. Both models have had an issue since we bought them - you can wipe off what was printed on the paper when you touch it. I'm guessing the fuser is not ...
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Toner leaking onto drum?

So I have a Dell 3130n where the black toner cartridge is possibly leaking. The drum gets the 2 streaks at the margin, which is pretty common (we have several such printers at the office). However, ...
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Uneven printout on the right sight of the page

Recently I noticed a problem with color printouts on my Samsung CLP-315 color laser printer. On the right side of the page there are very noticeable stripes in the printout: I'm not really sure ...
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Is my laser printer's drum wearing out? [closed]

I've got a feeling that my laser printer's drum could be wearing out. I just printed a fully black page as a test, and this is the result: Click here for high resolution Note a small degree of ...
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static electricity binds pages during printing

I have a Dell 1135n desktop printer. It has the option of 2-sided printing. This feature requires that I print one side and then manually turn the pages over to print the other. Unfortunately, in ...
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Brother HL-2170W makes squeaking noise while printing or starting up

My Brother HL-2170W printer makes a squeaking noise when it is printing or when the print engine is starting up, such as when waking up from sleep or after closing the front cover. As far as I can ...
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Improve black prints on a colour laser printer

My Kyocera FS-C5400DN colour laser printer prints some documents that include graphics (greytone or coloured) blured A pure textpage is perfect and most time colourpages are fine too. It looks if ...
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HP LaserJet 1320 printing black boxes instead of text

I have an HP LaserJet 1320, running off of the HP PCL5 64-bit Universal Driver (Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit). When printing, anything other than body text is blacked out. I.e. on an email, where ...
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Should you plug a laser printer directly into a wall socket?

Based on this answer to the question "Why shouldn't I attach laser printers or scanners to a UPS?", and a comment made by Blunder, should you plug a printer directly into a wall socket and avoid ...
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Why shouldn't I attach laser printers or scanners to a UPS?

I have an FSP EP1000 UPS. The User's Manual says: CAUTION: NEVER connect a laser printer or scanner to the UPS unit. This may cause the damage of the unit. Why is this restriction?
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What causes the laser printer to print all pages with a washed out background?

My HP laserjet 1200 series laser printer is now printing all pages with a grey background from the toner covering the whole print area. I can still see the printed letters as much darker, but this ...
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Xerox Phaser 4620 Fuser overheat immediately

I recently got a Phaser 4620 ans within moments of turning it on, the fuser was marked as overheated and did not even print the test sheet. Anyone else know why this is?
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Is it normal to see black powder on my toner cartridge & drum for my Brother HL-2170w laser printer?

I opened my printer to change the drum unit and I noticed a lot of black powder on top of the toner and the drum unit. Is this normal? Does this mean the drum unit/toner is bad? Should I just change ...
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Can a generic drum unit cause a Brother HL-2170w Laser B&W printer print dirty?

I tried a generic drum & generic toner - and it prints dirty. I also tried cleaning everything per the instructions in the documentation. Could it be a faulty drum unit? Or is it just a generic ...
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Color tab disappeared from Printing Preferences for Ricoh color laser printer

On a few of our printers, the color tab has disappeared from the Printer Preferences dialog of the print driver (and the printer won't print color from that workstation). That is, when one issues the ...
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Laser printer does not print nice grey parts

I have Samsung ML-2850 and I'm wondering if the quality of greay areas could be better. This is an example print: As you can see, letters and black parts are pretty nice, but the part around the ...
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Send Email through sanono machine

I have canon advance running advance c5045 machine I'm try to setup my machine to send copy of scanning items through my gmail account. suppose when i scan any file and click send items through ...