I have looked at all the solutions, some are partially right, none have worked yet. I have found a solution that works with aftermarket toners. The RFID chip is the problem, I had an aftermarket yellow toner that registered as empty, and could not get the printer to print, I took the RFID Chip off a black toner that had not been installed yet and placed it on the yellow toner
the printer recognized the yellow toner at 100%, further i swapped back the original chip and still the toner was at 100%
it worked, i had to search the net for instructions on changing the RFID chip very easy
Most all new color laser printers employ an RFID reader adjacent to each of the 4 tomer cartridges. There is a unique RFID chip inside (under a small blue slide cover) each toner cartridge. Whan a new toner cartridge is installed, the printer "knows" such and begins a "countdown" of the number of prints that are made which utilize the toner in each of the 4 cartridges. Once a toner cartridge has "processed" the predetermined number of copies you will get a warning that the cartridge is almost empty and must be replaced. After an additional predetermined number of copies are processed, the integral computer within the printer will shut down the printer until the cartridge is "replaced". If you simply "refill" the same or original cartridge and re-install it into the printer, the same RFID chip is in the cartridge and the computer will not reset the print "counter", allowing you to start printing. You have to obtain another couple of new or "re-filled" cartridges (of the same color or black) from an outside source. The printers' internal computer does not keep a complete running list of all of the RFID chips that have been installed and used in the printer (maybe 2 or 3) and then then it is "1st in / 1st out" of the limited RFID memory of the printer. I have been unable to obtain a "Service Manual" for the OKI C3400n printer to determine how to do a "hard reset" of the internal computer. I know there is a way which would allow the "refilling" of the toner cartridges without having to buy an additional 2 of each color.
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Re: Error Message/Black toner empty
How olds the cartridge any hair on it scratches
on a filling the cartridge did he hold it upside down for ten minutes cause theres a little device in there thats a little air filled ball needs to float back up to top did he shake it when done if ball froze to plunger from old ink then the cartridge is no good anymore
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The chip is not reusable and needs to be replaced every time. You should be able to find a chip on the internet somewhere. I own a Cartridge World printer cartridge refilling store and I do not recommend refilling your own toner cartridges or buying super cheap ones off the internet. The toner is generally such a low grade that it degrades your drum cartridge causing you to replace a $219 drum unit before you should have to.
I replenished the empty toner cartridge using the contents of a reduced price (from PCWorld) cx-OKI400l-is cartridge. For this you need a steady hand and a very small, very shiny stainless steel funnel. These are available from a good kitchenware shop. There is a removable cap to the cartridges. I understand one should only use the Toner from a cartridge by the same manufacturer as the printer. My old OKI OL400ex is now working again. I still don't have the answer to: Where does the excess Toner go? Does it fill up the printer drum?
Kedves Mindnyájatok! AZ alábbi hibaüzenet jelenik MEG AZ OKI C5600dn kijelz?jén Minden szín? tonernél. Sot MEG AZ eredeti sárga-NAL van. Chip cserével lehet orvosolni SEM a problémát. Eddigi javaslat volt: 4 db toner éS alaplap csere. Ennyiért pia con színes nyomtatót is lehetne mar venni. Tudnak segíteni? Van Valami praktikus javaslat a hibám orvoslására? További Szép estét kívánok! Lacika
I am not certain this procedure will work with your model, but it's worth a try:
1. Turn machine on while pushing and holding the TWO up/down menu buttons at same time.
2. Menu window will show "OKI USER"
3. Scroll to " Engine Dialog Mode" is indicated. Push Enter button.
4. "Diagnostic Mode xx.xx.xx S-Mode is indicated.
5. Scroll to "NV-Ram initial" is indicated. Push ENTER.
6. Window shows "NV-Ram- Initial Table 1".
7. Push ONLINE and ENTER Buttons simultaneously and HOLD for 10 seconds after you see "Executing Reset" appear in menu window.
8. Restart printer.
All toner, drum, fuser and transfer figures return to 100\%.
Check the little switch/door on the right hand side of the drums. This has worked successfully for me.
After replacement of a C3530 Image Drum, the message, "Toner Sensor Error" is displayed.
The plastic shutter in the ID is fully or partially covering the toner sensor window.
Move the cover upward to allow for the sensor to become fully exposed prior to reinstalling the drum.
First thing to do (if not yet done so) is to access the printer through the web admin interface by typing the printer's IP address in a browser. This gives a lot more information than the blinking lights.
The Status page of the web admin interface may say "toner low" or "toner empty" or "error on toner sensor" and that will tell us which color cartridge to handle.
Note that the OKI 3400n has the annoying tendency to fail when loading in a new toner cartridge: a color is low or empty, you put in a new color tube and then the printer says error on that very color! This can be fixed by pulling out the drum of that color (the drum is that entire block which includes the color tube and the container below it; avoid touching the shiny green roller), and lightly tapping on that drum to evenly distribute the new powder inside the container.
You may have noticed that the once the color tube is loaded in, what it does is to empty its content into the container below. Which means that it's no use swapping color tube once it's installed because the color tube is empty by then, and is just kept there to prevent the ink powder from spilling out of the container. The caontainer itself has 5 electrical contacts on its side used to measure the powder content and the lifetime of the drum.
When installing the C3300 printer, or when replacing the toner
cartridge, be sure to fully insert the toner cartridge into the image
drum, and make sure the blue lever is pushed ALL THE WAY toward the
back of the printer (fully locked position). If it is not fully closed
(locked), a "toner sensor" or "toner empty" message may result.