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Oki c5100 ; not printing anything, blank pages

We have recently replaced all drums, toners, and the belt. Now we get only blank pages out. no print, please help

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flopez
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SOURCE: OKI C5100 only printing cyan

I need to know if the test page that the unit prints as "Demo Page" comes out fine. If this is the case, your problem is within your application (software) or computer connection (check all cables). If this is NOT the case, I'll need to know more about your scenario. Operating system, type of connection (USB, parallel) and what are you trying to print. I'll be waiting.

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

Soulvisitor
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SOURCE: OKI c5100 Printing GREY instead of BLACK.

Check density control in COLOUR MENU is set to auto and exucute auto density in same menu, clean the led heads on the lid.

In MAINTENENCE menu you can increase paper black setting (ie+2).

If any of your non gen Toner got mixed in the new black drum then this is the real issue.

If paper has moisture in it toner doesn't stick as well, run it threw twice (first time it dries out) to confirm it is not a moisture issue

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

leroyal
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SOURCE: OKI 3300 Image Drum Problem

Did you remove the plastic tape from the new cartridge?

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: drum light flashing

Try resetting the drum counter:

open the front cover, press the blue button and keep it pressed until all the LEDs are lit - hold for a few seconds and then close the front cover.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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SOURCE: OKI c5100 flashing "K drum life" across screen. what does this mean?

"K" drum refers to Black drum Apparently the black drum has reached its life expectancy and needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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