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Samsung CLP-300 dark prints and smears

Hi i have the samsung CPL-300 and every time i try to print of a photo image the printer 1) prints the image darker than the original 2) smears the toner across the page and onto one of the rollers in the machine, the smearing only happens if i use glossy photo paper or transparancy sheets. the paper i am using is HP glossy laser photo paper 220, but if i print the test page from the printer settings utility that seems to be ok. its allmost as though the printer is putting far to much toner on the paper can you help, thanks for your time in advance

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  • jld7 Jul 28, 2008

    Graphic print is what is smearing on print- text print appears to print without smearing unless very heavy bold print-

    HP 20 lb 146 whiteness 92 brightness. Wondering if it might be the paper just opened new pack

    thanks and regards

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For starters remember this is not meant to be a PHOTO Printer, I am guessing the Spearing is because Glossy paper does not hold the toner like Regular paper or at least until it is fused. I am a technitiian and i also own this printer.

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