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Toner not recognized

Printer does not recognize a compatible cartridge.if I powers down the printer and then power it back up the printer will print my job on and then does not longer recognize it again??

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    ivanator Mar 12, 2008

    I have cleaned the contacts this is a new Compatible Toner.
    I reinsert the OEM toner the printer will recognize it, however with this newer
    toner it does not. I don’t see a chip so what else could it be?

  • ivanator
    ivanator Mar 12, 2008

    The printer is an Lexmark Optra S 1855


  • ivanator
    ivanator Mar 12, 2008

    The Cartridge I am replacing with is a Compatible Toner . as I compare the OEM with the Compatible they look identical the Contacts and all

  • ivanator
    ivanator Mar 12, 2008

    Yes, if I power the printer off the toner will be recognized
    and the printer will print whatever I have in Queue. Then once it has printed I get an error
    saying “Change Cartridge”

  • ivanator
    ivanator Mar 12, 2008

    By the way this is a Toner Cartridge and not Ink

  • feeblrepair
    feeblrepair Sep 17, 2008

    Lexmark X83 w/ brand new OEM-compatible toner cartridge and cleaned contacts. SW reports no toner left??? How to rectify this? I performed the cleaning per earlier comments to no avail. Now what??


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Throw away Lexmark prn. buy other brand.

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Clean the contact point of your ink cartidge.

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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  • Marc Cuyag Mar 12, 2008

    if the toner you replace is an original? wat is the model of your printer?

  • Marc Cuyag Mar 12, 2008

    did u remove the seal of your new toner b4 you insert in printer?

  • Marc Cuyag Mar 12, 2008

    just remove your ink cartrigde check the inside contact point of your cartridge holder clean it with cotton, then go to diagnostic tools of your printer software run the cartrigde aligne and clean cartridge.

  • Marc Cuyag Mar 12, 2008

    you need to call a technician to check that, maybe inside of your printer need to clean thers a possible inside that thers many powder been stuck inside your printer.


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