Unknown Printer

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Once a cartridge has been used until it is empty the chip records that the cartridge has no remaining ink or toner and so when it`s refilled, the chip needs to be reset. If this isn`t done, then the printer will fail to recognise the cartridge.
Toner Sensor

These sensors are covered with toner when the cartridge is full, then become exposed over time as you print pages and the toner level declines. When the cartridge reaches a level set by the manufacturer, your low-toner indicator will light.

Since most printer cartridges are outfitted with a unique chip that helps keep track of ink levels, the printer is able to tell that the wrong cartridge is installed and it won`t print if the cartridges are mixed up.
Turn off the printer and remove the toner cartridge. Look inside the printer in the area below where the cartridge goes. The toner sensor is on the right-hand side.
On your computer, in the Windows Notification Area (bottom-right corner of your Windows desktop), right-click the printer icon. In the printer menu, select the Properties or Preferences option. In the printer settings window, the ink or toner levels are displayed for the currently-installed cartridge(s).
You`ll be able to keep printing until the black toner runs out. When the black toner runs out, you won`t be able to print until you replace it.
If you do not have a new toner cartridge at hand and need printing before obtaining it, you can continue printing about 20 pages(*1) by opening and closing the front cover or the output tray. Print quality is not guaranteed.
As a general rule, when a printer runs out of ink or toner, it stops printing legibly. Depending on the printer model, the unit may look to replace one colour with another. For example, if you run out of black ink, your printer could replace it with blue, in order to still print the document you need.
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First, remove and reinstall the designated cartridge 2-3 times until it securely sits in the slot to overcome an HP printer cartridge error. Next, turn off the printer and take out all the cartridges. Gently wipe the cartridge and carriage contacts with a dry, lint-free cloth and reinstall again.
First, remove and reinstall the designated cartridge 2-3 times until it securely sits in the slot to overcome an HP printer cartridge error. Next, turn off the printer and take out all the cartridges. Gently wipe the cartridge and carriage contacts with a dry, lint-free cloth and reinstall again.

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Brother toner cartridge low toner override
ANSWER : Thank you. You are a genius. Of course this is not a substitute for cartridge replacement but it is great for extending the life of the color cartridges and allowing you to continue to print until you can get new cartridges.

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MFC9420CN toner problem
ANSWER : There is no reset or override http://www.uninetimaging.com/downloads/technical/TecArtWebAdded/Brother_HL_2700_TN_04_Reman_eng.pdf

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Problem with toner
ANSWER : Printers get dirty when dust or flakes collect on the printer. If left unchecked, the printer will start producing documents of low print quality. A toner cartridge has a life expectancy of roughly three to six months. It is a good idea to keep a few basic cleaning supplies on hand and clean the printer each time a toner cartridge is replaced. Some of the things needed in the printer cleaning kit would be some lint-free cloth, alcohol, a small brush, gloves, and a spray-n-wipe cleaner.

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Toner Problem
ANSWER : There is a strip of plastic film that seals the toner bin to keep it from leaking in transport. If you don’t pull it out, then you will get blanks. Went to a customer once who had the same problem. He tried 3 cartridges and they were all printing blanks.

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Brother toner cartridge low toner override
ANSWER : follow these steps:

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Expired Toner and Suggestions for Source of Toner
ANSWER : Hi Frank, I had a very similar question two weeks ago, but my “old beloved workhorse” is an HP Laserjet 4L. From the good old days! I too had made bad investments in “new but old truly HP” toner cartridges, hoping to coax more life from my printer. I ended up choosing to try a remanufactured cartridge from www.4inkjets.com. It was a gamble, but the website said they had a 100% satisfaction guarantee. And I can tell you they have lighting fast service. I’ve now printed 50 pages without a flaw. JOY! While the cartridges and technology are different, I suggest you try the same place. And good luck!

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Problem with toner
ANSWER : Was that the original problem? If not, then it’s possible you put too much grease on the heater assembly. That would act as an insulator. You just need a thin layer on the heater itself. Otherwise, you can adjust the temperatures in the control panel to apply more heat. Another thing to try is to feed from the Manual Feed tray. That will slow the printing by half and apply more heat.

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toner reset problem
ANSWER : There’s a chip on each cartridge. You can just buy replacement chips and that will reset the count back to zero. Then you just watch for the print to start getting light and then you replace the cartridge or refill it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkWi2iqggyY

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