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Brother HL-2070N Replaced the toner cartidge, and the toner light stays on and will not print. Can you help>

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    Masking Tape Gives TN-350 Toner a Second Life, August 25, 2008







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    C. MACPHAIL "cmacphail3"


    I get 800 to 1100 extra copies from each cartridge.



    After the "Toner Life End" message appears, it refuses to print
    even one more copy. Offensive...until you show it who's in charge.



    Remove the cartridge and find 2 clear plastic port holes, one on
    each side. The printer shines a light through these to decide when to
    shut you off. But it's too sudden and too early.



    Cover one or both windows with a small piece of masking tape. I get about 3400 copies per cartridge instead of 2400.


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Brother HL-2070N - stars-5-0._v47081849_.gif Masking Tape Gives TN-350 Toner a Second Life, August 25, 2008 By C. MACPHAIL "cmacphail3"
After the "Toner Life End" message appears, it refuses to printeven one more copy. Offensive...until you show it who's in charge.

Remove the cartridge and find 2 clear plastic port holes, one oneach side. The printer shines a light through these to decide when toshut you off. But it's too sudden and too early.

Cover one or both windows with a small piece of masking tape. I get about 3400 copies per cartridge instead of 2400.

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Did you remember to remove the seal on the toner cart? this is a breakaway tab usually on the side, this when pulled removes the plastic seal,(from inside the cartridge)

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

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Copier tech here. :P I just had to look this up. looked to the internet first, before going to find a manual.

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good to go.

Have a good night ya all.

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