Brother DCP L3550CDW printer and compatible toner troubleshooting
Brother DCP L3550CDW and Brother HL L3210CW is a very cost-efficient colour laser multifunctional printer, and it’s really versatile and useful for home or small offices. It is famous for its wired and wireless networking, fax, fast scanning and copying, duplex printing and the input capacity of 250 sheets. However, this model can’t make duplex scans, faxes or copies, but Brother MFC L3770CDW can. Brother MFC L3770CDW is equipped with original. Brother MFC-L3770CDW toner, it can offer the quality prints and other functions as expected. Now let me tell you the advantages about brother printers and common troubleshooting of the printer and its toners.
Remarkable advantages of Brother DCP L3550CDW and Brother HL L3210CW
Brother printer is one of the most hot-selling high quality laser printers in the world. It is famous for its reliability, versatility and overall customer satisfaction. Brother’s products help home businesses and medium to large enterprises increase productivity, improve workflow and increase organizational efficiency, while reducing the costs. You can always count on Brother printer to give you fast scanning and copying, easy wireless connection, high print resolution, sharp and vivid color printouts.
Brother DCP L3550CDW is good-looking with a practical design, with control coming from a 9.3cm colour touchscreen. You can control the printer with the colour touchscreen display. It is a very smart and multifunctional printer with automatic two-sided printing and document feeder. It can print at the speed of 18 pages per minute both in color and monochrome, while Brother HL L3210CW can print at the speed of 19 pages per minute in both black and white and color. Yet, Brother HL L3230cdw lets you get documents printed with up to 25 pages per minute. You can connect the printer with various devices through wireless network, Ethernet, or WLAN Direct, but needn’t worry about the network security. As a result, it is possible to print from your mobile phones, desktop, laptop, computer, I-pad, etc.
Besides, the input capacity of the paper tray is 250 sheets, so you can refill paper in the slot less often. The print resolution is very high. The printout will never let you down.
However, you may also meet some problems when using the printer. Below is the most common problems about printers.
The Troubleshooting of the Brother HL L3210cw colour laser printer
As we all know, if you buy a brother printer, then you have to keep buying toner replacements. Yet, the original Brother toners are very expensive. As daily printing consumables, you have to buy them again and again for long term use. Thus, all the buyers need to find a perfect cost-saving alternative of original toners. Atoner is a very reliable retailer about office supplies, which can offer you a wide range of products to choose. Below is a brief introduction about TN243& TN247.
1. Paper jam inside the printer cassette
If the unit’s operator panel or status monitor indicates a paper jam in the cassette, perform the following steps:
1). Pull the cassette completely out of the unit.
2). Take out the jammed paper slowly. The jam can be easily removed by pulling the jammed paper out with both hands downwards.
3). Unfold the stacked paper to prevent jams and slide the paper guides to adjust to the size of the paper being used.
4). Ensure that the paper is under the maximum paper capacity mark.
5). Load the cassette tightly back into the unit.
2. Paper jam on the feed tray
If the unit’s operator panel or status monitor indicates that the unit’s feed tray is jammed, perform the following steps.
1).Remove the paper from the feed tray.
2).Remove all jammed paper in and around the feed tray.
3).Unroll the stacked sheets and reload the sheets into the feed tray.
4).Re-load the paper into the feed tray and ensure that the paper is below the maximum paper height mark (1) on both sides of the cassette.
5).Follow the instructions on the unit’s LCD display.
3. Paper jam on the output tray
1). Open the scanner cover with both hands.
2).Remove the paper.
3).Press down with both hands to close the scanner cover.
4. Paper jam at the rear of the unit
..If the unit’s operator panel or status monitor (status monitor) indicates a paper jam at the rear (back) of the unit, perform the following steps:
1) Leave the appliance on and wait about 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool the hot parts inside the appliance.
2) Open the back cover.
3) Press the blue sliders on both sides in your direction to open the fixing unit cover.
High temperatures: temperature of the parts inside the colour laser printer can be very high. Please wait until the unit has cooled down before touching the internal parts.
If the green envelope sliders inside the back cover have been pulled up to the envelope position, pull these back up to the initial position before pulling down on the green sliders.
4).With both hands, gently pull the jammed paper out of the fixing unit.
5).Close the fixing unit cover.
If printing on an envelope, pull the green envelope lever down again to the envelope position before closing the back cover.
6).Close the rear cover until it locks in the closed position.
5. Paper jam inside the unit
If the unit’s operator panel or status monitor (Status Monitor) indicates a paper jam inside the unit, perform the following steps:
1).Leave the appliance on and wait for about 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool the hot parts inside the appliance.
2).Open the front cover.
3).Remove the toner cartridge and toner unit assembly.
High temperatures: In small offices, the temperature of the parts inside the appliance can be very high. Please wait until the unit has cooled down before touching the internal parts.
4).Pull out the jammed paper slowly.
5).Load the toner cartridge and toner cartridge unit assembly into the unit.
6. Duplex unit jams
If the unit’s operator panel or status monitor (Status Monitor) shows a double-sided unit jam, do the following.
1).Leave the unit on and wait about 10 minutes for the internal fan to cool the hot parts inside the unit.
2).Pull the paper cassette completely out of the unit.
3).From the rear of the unit, pull the duplex unit completely out of the unit.
4).Pull the jammed paper out of the unit or the double-sided unit.
5).Remove the paper jammed under the unit due to static electricity.
6).If no paper jam has occurred in the duplex unit, open the back cover.
Warning about high temperatures: The temperature of the parts inside the device can be very high. Please wait until the unit has cooled down before touching the internal parts.
7).With both hands, gently pull the jammed paper out of the rear of the unit.
8).Close the back cover until it locks in the closed position.
9).Fit the duplex unit tightly back into the rear of the unit.
10).Fit the paper cassette firmly back into the front of the unit.
Top Concerns about Brother DCP L3550CDW and MFC-L3730 printer and compatible toners
1. How do you reset a toner?
Many users have the same question like this. Let me tell you the instructions about Brother DCP L3550CDW and Brother MFC-L3730 toner reset one by one.
First, open the printer cover and take out the used toner cartridge
Second, press the green button to take out the used toner on the drum unit.
Third, shake the new toner from side to side for 5 to 6 times.
Fourth, remove the orange protective cover on the new toner.
Fifth, install the new toner on the drum unit.
Sixth, install all the cartridges in the printer and close your printer cover.
Last, when the printer is ready, print a test print page or scan a print copy, then you will see whether it is OK.
2. What shall I do if the original toners of Brother DCP-L3510CDW run out?
Actually, it is not a difficult task. You can go to Atoner store to select compatible toners. Atoner TN247 toner multipack is a very good alternative of the original Brother TN247 Toner cartridges. TN247 toners is also called high yield toner. There are four ink cartridges inside. TN247 Black toner (Brother DCP-L3550 CDW toner black) can yield up to 3000 pages, while other color toners can yield only 2300 pages. TN247 toner multipack is also compatible for Brother HL L3210CW (Brother hl-l3210cw)/ Brother HL-L3230CDW/Brother HL L3230CDW (Brother HL-L3270CDW)/ Brother DCP-L3510CDW/L3517CDW/Brother DCP L3550CDW/Brother MFC-L3710CW (Brother MFC L3710CW)/L3730CDN/3750CDW/L3770CDW (Brother MFC-L3770CDW). Besides, Atoner compatible toners can also offer you high quality prints with less cost.
3. What if overall light color occurs when printing?
The problem is that you can see overall blurring of the manuscript surface.
The reasons are as follows:
1).Paper is wet.
2). The transfer rollers is dirty or aged.
3).The edge of the doctor blade is aged.
4). The magnetic roller or charge roller is worn.
5). Fatigue of OPC drum.
6). Poor Brother DCP-L3550 Toner compatible TN-247 toner.
The solutions are as follows:
1).You should dry the paper.
2). Clean or replace the transfer roller.
If it is because of reasons 3-6, you can go to replace the toner.
What if full black plate appears on the face of print copy when printing?
1. The corona wire is broken.
2. The charging rollers is missing or poorly assembled.
3. Poor contact with the conductive support or conductive steel of the charging roller.
The feasible solutions are as follows:
1. Replace the corona wire.
2. Reassemble the charging roller.
3. Reassemble the charging roller conductive bracket or conductive steel and repair the conductive contact points in the machine.
How can I replace my Brother DCP L3550CDW printer toners
You can follow the steps below to replace the Toner Brother HL-L3210CW TN 247 toner and ink cartridge.
1. If the printer is not already started, press the power button to start it.
2. Open the compartment door of the cartridge.
Move the pen holder to the central position of the printer.
3. Gently press down on the cartridge to release it from the slot, then remove the cartridge from the slot.
4. When replace the cartridge, pinch the pink pull tab to gently remove the plastic tape. …
5. Insert the cartridge into the appropriate slot.
6. Check the cartridge to ensure that it is securely installed in the pen holder.
7. Close the cartridge hatch.
In one word, this blog mainly tells you the common problem you may meet when you use the Brother HL L3210CW printer and other models like Brother HL-L3210CW, Brother MFC-L3770CDW, and so on. If you have any other question, please feel free to contact with us.
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