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Imaging unit and toner carts

When I turn my printer on all the lights are on for the toner drums to be changed.They are not empty and reset chips were used.worked fine until now.It said cyan was not installed.i slapped a new chip in and now all of them aren't recognized as well as the imaging unit is not installed wtf?

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  • david_i_j Apr 27, 2008

    Got the same thing

    any clues?

  • Schminkpi Apr 29, 2008

    My CLP300 ran out of yellow toner. I put a new toner cartridge in, but the unit would not reset and still won't print.

    I have a second CLP300 that was operational. Thinking it might have to do with the imaging unit, I switched imaging units, but no dice. The unit still would not reset and still won't print.

    The unfortunate thing is now the CLP300 that was previously operational, after the imaging units were switched is also showing the same error of the yellow toner out and won't reset, either, even when it's own imaging unit was put back!

    Therefore, the imaging unit must be signalling the printer that the toner is out, but not resetting somehow.

    I sent a support request to Samsung. Will post solution if I get one.

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    I have the same problem

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    I've got 4 Clp 300s. One had this problem in November (about 1 year since it was purchased--and I returned it. Luckily I had extended warranty and they gave me a CLP315. The same thing happened to another Clp 300 today---again, about 1 year since it was purchased. No extended on this one since it is cheaper to purchase a new one than to purchase toner (which doesn't solve the problem anyhow). The two I've replaced were heavily used, so I guess 1 year is the life on this printer if used often. I do recall, however, that when the toner light first came on, I switched cartridges with another machine and the light turned off. I guess if you wait too long, then switching cartridges or adding new toner won't work.



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Dunno but maybe the imaging needs to be reset as well

Posted on Nov 03, 2011


Same problem here, phoned samsung got the impression this was a "very well known problem", and I was requested to send back te faulty unit since there is no end-user sollution to this.

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Have the same problem with 2 CLP-300s. no way to reset. any ideas?

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