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Dell 1600n printer firmware update failed, now printer won't power up normally. All lights come on and stay on.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Dell 946 AIO printer won't stop beeping after firmware update attempt

I just experienced this problem today. The beeping means that when you tried to update the firmware it damaged the printer internally. I would have to assume there is some kind of chip in there that can be flashed and it got cooked by the firmware update. Dell is sending me a new one.

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Document Jam in Dell 1600n

The Automatic Document Feed (ADF) has a white rubber pad that wears out. You can find it by opening the ADF cover and removing the roller bar. Under that is the white rubber pad. Pinch the sides together and the assembley comes out. Contact Dell for the replacement. You may also refer to the Dell 1600n Owners Manual for instructions.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 1600n Display panel freezes soon after power up

it is definately a problem with the startup cycle circut but will need testing to determine the exact cause , it old enough that they may have stopped making parts for it though

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 1600n printer driver for Windows 2003 Server

I had a similar problem deploying these printers, however i found using the XP drivers in 2003 does work fine. Not sure why dell doesnt have an installer for this printer in 2003 server, but here you go.

ftp://ftp.us.dell.com/printer/R165289.EXE

extract that file, note its destination directory. do not attempt to run the setup.exe, it will fail saying your operating system is not supported.

instead navigate to (if you didnt change the path) C:DelldriversR165289p0nPrinterPCLWINXP

this folder contains the driver you need to install manually.

one stange thing about these lexmark based network printers is the need to select 'local printer' during install, uncheck automatically search for my device, and then create a new TCP/IP port. Use the IP address provided by the network configuration print out you can access on the front panel of the printer. now just make sure to select 'lexmark network card' as the type of network interface. it should now ask you for your printer type, click have disk, and point to the driver folder mentioned earlier.

hope this helps. thanks alot dell.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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Read the instruction thouroghly, they will tell you in there.

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Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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First, you need to make sure that you are using the best settings for your printer. Here are a few things to consider:
1) Environment - If this printer is stored in a cabinet, under a desk, on the floor, etc., it is likely that any heat created by the fuser doesn't have room to escape properly. Be sure to give at least an 1.5" clearance on all sides.
2) Power - The parts inside of a printer are all rated to operate using certain voltages. That being the case, you need to use unregulated power (i.e. - wall outlet) to make sure the parts are given as much (and only as much) power as necessary to operate. Using powerstrips rated at different voltages can create either not enough or too much power which could mean the fuser operates at too low or too high of temperatures.
3) Media - Make sure the paper you're using is rated properly for the printer. Most printers accept a certain paper weight (found in the owners manual). Contact Dell if you've misplaced this.
4) This particular printer isn't rated for too high a speed, which means the fuser shouldn't have to run as hot. If you still get overheat messages, you could try updating the firmware on the printer at support.dell.com or even contact their technical support.

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If the print rubs off the page, this means the toner is not being fused to the page. Fused......this is done by the fuser. This would have nothing to do with light print.

The dell (1600n and 1815n /1815dn) printer drivers has a toner saver mode, which can contribute to light print.

To turn Toner Save Mode off, (Windows XP) perform the following steps:
  1. Click the Start button, click Settings, and then click Printer and Faxes.
    The Printers and Faxes window appears.
  2. Right-click Dell Laser MFP 1600n, 1815dn, and left-click Printing Preferences.
    The Dell Laser MFP 1600n, 1815dn Printing Preferences window appears.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
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  4. Click to highlight Toner Save.
  5. Click the drop-down list and change it to Off and click OK.
  6. Click OK.
One thing that you mentioned in your post "it takes the printer forever to warm up". The fuser does have to reach operational temperature in order for it to fuse the toner to the page. So it is possible that you are having fuser problems, because of the time it is taking for it to warm up. Another thing that can contribute to the warm up time is not plugging the laser printer directly into a wall outlet. This would be true for any laser printer, not just a Dell laser printer. The low voltage power supply is what works the fuser, along with sensors and other motors in the printer.

Replacing the fuser and or the low voltage power supply in this model of printer is not an easy task. If using a Dell branded toner cartridge and checking the toner saver mode does not fix the issue. Then you would be looking at more expense then the machine would possibly be worth.

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