Question about Samsung CLP 300 Laser Printer

1 Answer

Despite new cartridge the black ink comes out very faint. Other colours are not affected.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 670 Answers

Despite new cartridge the black ink comes out very - 34ffb5e.jpg If your printer prints like the above image, then the problem lies with the black developer blade. Each toner has a developer blade which is located in the imaging unit. As the printer is used, toner residue builds up on the developer blade causing the print to become faded. As the build up continues, the print almost becomes completely white.

This seems to be a very common problem with this printer judging by the number of complaints about samsung print quality problems that are posted here. The only way of fixing this is to buy a new imaging unit. This can get expensive typically around $100. Especially since the problem occurs way below the expected life of the imaging unit which Samsung said it is 20,000 images. Mine it started to fade around 5000 images.

If you are handy, you can clean the developer blades yourself. Go to this link http://losingambition.com/clp300imagefix/. It describes how to open your imaging unit and to clean the blades. It only takes about 15 minutes to do but you must be careful when you clean the blades and reinstalling them back into the developer. If you do it correctly, the image you get is as different as night and day. Hope this can help someone.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Epsom 520 printer problem


Bad printer nozzles, faulty cartridges and or ink.

Mar 19, 2014 | Epson Workforce 520 Printer

2 Answers

THE BLUE AND BLACK COLOURS FROM THE NEW CARTRIDGES WILL NOT INK PROPERLY DESPITE CALIBRATION. WHAT IS THE PROBLE, KODAK EASTMAN E30


Are they new brand name cartridges ? A good cleaning including the contacts on the cartridges AND where these contacts touch printer socket. Ink can dry out over time and not work well.

Oct 16, 2013 | Eastman Kodak Company KOD1533561 - Kodak...

1 Answer

Brother mfc 5840 won't print clearly


you need to check the maintainence kit and see if it's full. Also if it isn't, use some iso-proponal alcohol and some q-tips to clean the print section of the cartridge and the cartridge tray.

Aug 21, 2009 | Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

'empty' ink cartridges - green prints!


just fill up all the catridge bcoz in colour printer anyone of them is not fill up the printout not coming properly , after filling the catridge just check

May 26, 2009 | Epson Stylus R265 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

Printer is refusing to print colour, with full colour ink tank.


Have you checked the ink levels in your cartridges? Ink can dry due to usage and also due to prolonged non usage.

Apr 13, 2009 | HP LaserJet 1100 Printer

1 Answer

Printing problem with Canon iP2600


Appears to be a defective color cartridge. Verify the printing is not set to fast or draft.

Dec 15, 2008 | Canon Pixma iP2600 Photo InkJet Printer

1 Answer

My Canon i455 will not print black ink


Hi , try to clean head until the black color will complete visible .clean also the ink retainer or tank replace with clean absorbent.

May 09, 2008 | Canon i455 InkJet Photo Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Samsung CLP 300 Laser Printer Logo

340 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Printers & Copiers Experts

Whit
Whit

Level 1 Expert

185 Answers

HEMANT GROVER

Level 2 Expert

166 Answers

sureshd2008

Level 1 Expert

25 Answers

Are you a Samsung Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...