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Summary report is there any way that i can print out a summary report on my fax that will tell me the drum and toner life? Many thanks Sharlene

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No the only way to tell if you drum or toner goes bad is when the copy is coming out very lite

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Had toner life end message. Replaced toner and drum with oem,machine reset but now just making blank copies. Tried to print internal report that's blank too


To reset the sensor after installing a new toner cartridge follow these steps.
1. With unit powered On, open the front cover.
2. Press the "Options" key. Display will show "Replace Drum?"
3. Press "Start" key.
4. Press 1,0 .
5. Display will show "Accepted" for approximately 2 seconds. Then display will change to "Cover Open".
6. Close cover and see if Toner Life End error message has gone.
Please note that this must be done with a new cartridge so the unit will see that there is toner in the cartridge.

Aug 01, 2009 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Retrieval of fax from memory


No. And even if you could, it would simply list the # the fax was received from, and the # of pages. The actual fax is not retained.

May 14, 2009 | Fax Machines

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My machine print but half of the page be very dark


Open front cover remove the drum unit.

On top over the drum unit there is a blue or green slide lever.

Move the slide lever back & fourth 20 times

Make shuer the lever is all the way toone side.

Reinstall drum.

See how this works.

If not. Remove drum.

Remove the toner cart. from drum

If you have some canned air or a air compresser

Blow out the drum unit
( DO THIS OUT SIDE YOU WILL HAVE TONER ALL OVER )

Redo the slide thing.

Reinstall toner & drum

Make a copie also do a report see if any differance in the print

Hope this works

Apr 09, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

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Error Message Drum Life Over, Replace Drum


The "drum" referred to is the imaging drum which is replaced separately from the toner cartridge. The drum life is rated for a certain number of copies, and the printer is telling you it's time. Replacement drums are available at big-box office places and from many online sources. Just do a Google search for "kx-fl511 drum". The new drum just slides in much like the toner cartridge, so replacing it isn't difficult.

Apr 08, 2009 | Panasonic KX-FL511 Plain Paper Laser Fax

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Right side of printed page is faded


pull out your drum unit and look inside machine above where the drum would be. you should see a black assembly that runs left to right with a "****" glass. may need a flashlight. clean that glass off with a clean rag. sometimes toner "scatter" will get on glass and cause this.

let us know,
razors

Mar 26, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

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"DRUM LIFE OVER" KX-FL511


just change with new drum and toner.after replacing when msg gone just press start.u will receive ur faxes in memory.MIAN AKHLAQ

Dec 31, 2008 | Panasonic KX-FL511 Plain Paper Laser Fax

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Print is light


If you have replaced your toner and your print quality is still light, your next step is to replace your drum unit, if it has not been replaced lately. This particular drum unit has a life of roughly 12,000 pages.

Dec 27, 2008 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Black pages when making a copy or printing something


Have you tried both drum and toner supplies? cause it sounds like a drum fault, if you have tried a new drum and toner, and it is doing it when printing internal reports, receiving fax's and copying then you have a tecnical issue to do with charge and this would likely render machine unecomical to repair (unless you can find a bad contact with drum on machine). If it receives faxs clearly but copys black then it is different issue (ie optics).

Oct 16, 2007 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Fax machine 2820


Make sure that you are not using generic supplies. Using generic supplies or supplies that have been refilled will cause the unit to give false errors. There is white piece of plastic inside the semi circular opening, if you do not see a white semi circular opening it is either a generic toner or starter toner and you will need to replace the toner with a authentic toner. You may try this also: 1. Remove the drum and toner, separate the drum and toner and then rock the toner from side to side. 2 Put the drum and toner back together and clean the corona wire ten times. 3 Put the drum and toner back inside the machine and close the cover, if you still have toner life end try this: a Open the front cover b press the options key, the LCD will say "replace drum?" c press the start key. and then press 10 on your dial pad. the display should say accepted for about 2 seconds and then say cover open. d close the cover, if the display still has toner life end, you will need to replace the toner

Oct 03, 2007 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Double print or a shadow print


Unfortunately your drum unit is shot. The mechanism that cleans excess toner from the drum surface is worn out or has developed a problem. The materials needed to repair are generally not available. If this is happening then the surface of the drum is probably near the end of its usable life anyway. Save yourself a lot of grief and aggravation. Bite the bullet and buy a new drum unit. Office Depot, Staples, etc. usually offer them at about $105.

May 02, 2007 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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