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September 2015

Laser Printers

Brother DR-400: The Role of a Drum Unit on Laser Printer

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What is a drum unit? Otherwise called the Photoconductive Unit (PCU) is a laser printer component containing the corona wire or separate charge roller and imaging drum. This consumable is purposely responsible for transferring toner to paper. The laser printer puts toner onto the photosensitive drum (roller) and then prints images and letters by setting toner to paper through heat and pressure. The drum unit can either be incorporated with the toner cartridges/s or a separate unit like the Brother DR-400. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

Problem : My Brother HL-6180DW Control Panel Key Is Not Responding

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The Brother HL-6180DW is an all-in-one printer designed for small workgroups. This machine is also built for heavy-duty printing. It uses the TN780 super high yield toner cartridges that prints up to 12,000 pages. With this capacity and frequent high-volume printing, this makes it more prone to mechanical and network problems. You might also find that your control panel key is not working. Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

Problem : My Apple Mobile Device Displays “No AirPrint Printers Found Error Message When I Tap Print Icon

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The advancement of mobile technology now even allows users to send content to print wirelessly. In the case of Apple mobile devices, it is made possible through Airprint software and use of an iPhone or iPad. However, only a handful of printers like the Brother DCP-8110DN are compatible with this technology. But with all the convenience it offers, problems can still occur. So what should you do once an error message “No AirPrint Printers Found appears on your gizmo”? Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

Communication Between Printer And Computer Issues : How To Resolve Them

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As with the classic dance tango, the computer and printer must be able to communicate freely to sustain the degree of fluidity and raise performance. However, there are instances when communication between printer and computer issues arises so that the connection between the 2 devices cannot be established. It’s either the operating system is unable to transmit the required signal or the laser printer refuses to accept the flow of data. This irregularity is not only confined to wireless connections but also with hard wired connectivity. Some of the causes may be summed-up as follows: Continue Reading

Printer Troubleshooting

3 Simple Ways To Troubleshoot PDF File Printing Problems

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When your printer refuses to print, figuring out the source of the problem can really be difficult even to the experienced eye. PDF file printing problems, for instance, could come from a communication glitz between the computer and the laser printer, thus PDF file printing could not be completed. In this scenario, the printer could be at fault; perhaps there are bugs to the software or maybe the PDF file is corrupted. From the looks of it, it seems that the source of the trouble can never be accurately pinpointed. Continue Reading