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Troubleshooting Laser Printers: Be sure all dip switches are properly set for your configuration. Laser configuration is sometimes done by a control panel of buttons with an LED display that permits you to alter configuration memory. Be sure that the application being used is properly configured for the printer as set up. Fuzzy laser output could mean you have a dirty corona wire or you are running out of toner. Horizontal lines or splotches indicate possible damaged or dirty print drums or rollers. Since some of these components are part of the cartridge, a useful quick fix is simply to change the cartridge. If laser images seem disproportionately long or short, the drive motor may not be moving the paper through at the correct speed. Failure of a laser printer to go on-line might be a communication interface problem. It could also indicate a faulty control panel. Try powering up the printer with the cable removed. If it now goes to "ONLINE" (or "READY"), suspect the cable or its connector. If you are printing totally black pages, suspect a broken or fouled corona wire. If that is not the case, replace the toner cartridge. If the print appears speckled, it is probably the fault of the primary corona grid which is part of the toner cartridge. Replace the toner cartridge. If white streaks appear in your printing, shake the toner cartridge to insure an equal distribution of powder. If that doesn't work, clean the transfer corona assembly. Contamination on the assembly will prevent it from holding the electrical charge needed to attract toner from the drum. A repetitive pattern of printing defects, such as an identical smudge every 2 inches may indicate a defective fusing roller. Try cleaning it according to your hardware vendor's instructions. If that does not work, you may need to replace the fusing roller assembly.

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There is a battery i that holds the configuration and it is mounted on the board since it holds the fomat I think the battery is ok

since it holds the format ok you are getting something ( a space or character) in the data stream going to the printer


if you put the printer in manual mode dip switch settings 1 on to and 1 on botom you can do a test print and make sure you have label calibrated sometimes if dat will not it on label the printer wi not print


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