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OKI Toner I am using an OKI C9300 LED printer and have been using refill bottles with toner. Have used that for quite a while but now all of a sudden both Cyan & Magenta Drums play up - no even toner spread. OKI Tech smelled the refill rat and claim that OKI tone has got some sort of 'wax' in the toner which lubricates the drums. Non OKI toner would not have that and thus cause damage/havock. Sounds plausible. But there is not one refill company who would agree to that so I don't know what to do now: buy a new drum (costly) and revert to very expensive OKI cartridges or buy a new drum and hope for the best with my regular DIY refill bottled toner.

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  • inkypete May 11, 2010

    Its possible you need new drums- how old are they?
    Have you tried uninet toner?

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So what can also be at play here is not only the composition of the toner but how the actual toner is made. To make it very simple, most (quality) color toner made today is chemically grown so make it is consistently uniform in shape, color and size. Ideally when this is done the toner is composed of uniform small spheres. If you have been purchasing cheap c-rap internet toner you have likely been purchasing generic toner that has been ground from a block of material. This makes for uneven and gagged particles. The wax is an easy way out for oki, and may be a contributing factor but the former is most likely what you have. As the owner of a Cartridge World, I can tell you that we do not refill or recommend refilling these cartridges for the same reason that you now have these problems, there is not a high quality, reliable replacement toner being manufactured for these cartridges. If you would like to not have these problems then you need to replace all of your drums and toner with Oki OEM. The fact that they are all now contaminated with c-rap toner means the others are on the way to where your cyan and magenta currently are.

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Have very good experience with Uninet Imaging toner for this model. So replace the drum units and try this one. It also have wax particles in its structure. But wax lubricates fuser, not drums...

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