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CLP-300; new black cartridge; prints, results are grey,

Page prints; is not legible from pale printing, and from vertical 'water-lines" in several places.

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I suspect the problem is common. The Imaging unit requires a Black developer to be replaced. you may approach samsung service center for this.

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