Question about Epson AcuLaser C2600N Printer
Unable to get drum to move around to change toners
The only way to clear the message is to wait until the the display shows XXXX Toner Out, then change the cartridge and the message will clear itself.
Posted on May 18, 2008
SOURCE: Black Toner Cartridge
Open the front door, look to the left for the interlock, insert a screw driver or similar into lock.
Carousel can now be rotated by hand.
I believe you can also rotate the carousel to a particular toner via the panel and driver.
Posted on May 26, 2008
I struggled with this and it sent me nearly mad. Epson need their heads read for not giving the instructions either on the toner box or inside the printer. What customer care? I'm sure I'm not the only one who has felt like putting a sledge hammer through the ******* thing.
The other answer on this Fixya site says use the printer driver. That's not right for my computer. There is nothing on the driver about it.
To get the correct toner cartridge to face you when you open the front door... use the menu screen on the printer itself and the 4 buttons that are in a wheel shape. By default you are in the Information menu. Scroll down to Reset menu, using the bottom button. Press the right button (with the return arrow) to select this menu. The first visible option is 'Clear warning' which is a useful one to get rid of the endless warnings! But instead of selecting that, scroll down through this Reset menu until you come to 'Change Toner C', which is followed by M then K then Y.
In case you're wondering which is which - they are confusingly not in the same order as the colours on the printer. Cyan (blue), Magenta (red), K Black, Y Yellow.
Hope this saved the sledge hammer, and hope Epson one day think...
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
Assuming you are using Windows:
Method 1: Using Software.
Go to Start Menu
Open 'Control Panel'
Open 'Printers & Faxes'
Right-click on 'Epson AL C900'
Select 'Optional Settings' tab
Select 'Printer Settings'
The option at the bottom lets you select which toner you wish to change.
Method 2: Mechanical Solution.
Switch the printer off
Open the front door
Just inside the door, on the left, just above half-way down (to the left of the toner-changing aperture), look for the following:
A horizontal rectangular hole with four raised plastic posts (2 above / 2 below). Behind the hole is the end of a hollow plastic rod.
Use a broad-bladed screwdriver to push this spring-loaded rod about a centimetre into the machine. That releaces the ratchet and the cartridge carousel can be rotated anti-clockwise by hand.
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Posted on Nov 20, 2009
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