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Ink absorber pads FULL, will not 'clean' itself anymore

I can buy a new ink box (with pads included presumably) for about £3.50 but hey said it wouldn't work because once I had fitted the box back into the printer body, I then have to Input the install Code to reset the machine to tell it that there are new pads in place.

But, they won't tell me the codes, or, how to do it.... the swines!

Can anyone help?

Thanks, Les, Littlehampton, West Sussex, UK

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Brother DCP110c Reset Counter
1. press the Menu & Mono start keys. next press the up arrow key 4 times to make the machine enter the maintenance mode.
2. Enter 8 & 0 by using the up arrow key & SET keys.
3. press the mono start key several times untill the purge count appears on the LCD.
4. enter 2 7 8 & 3 by using the up arrow key & set keys to reset the purge count to zero
5. press the stop/exit key to return to the initial stage of the maintanance mode.
6. enter 9 twice by using the up arrow & set key’s to exit from maintenance mode

hope it works

Posted on Dec 08, 2008


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