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In all honesty, its not that they use to much toner. Xerox does NOT put nearly enough toner in their cartridges to get the proper yield.
I have gotten as low as 200 pages out of those cartridges.
I do service on them and they do not give 1/5th the yield they advertise.
Nothing you can do to be honest. But they are hugely inefficient.

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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    At a 5% image area coverage they will give the expected yield. But if you print one page of solid blue that is like printing 20 pages of 5% imae area.Full color just eats up ink.

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Low capacity cartidges for this printer are rated at

3000 pages Black
2000 pages Cyan, Magenta , Yellow

This is based on the industry standard 5% coverage.


If you are printing pages with areas of dense colour your pagecount per cartridge WILL be drastically reduced (logicallly)

In fact if you printed full coverage pages you could only expect a maximum of 0.05 * 3000 (or 2000 if colour) = 150 black, 100 colour.

But it's not often you'll be doing that.

It's allways worth buying the higher capacity cartridges 8000 Black, 6000 Colours, as cost per page is lower.

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SOURCE: XEROX PHASER 6180 LASER ERROR

That is a laser fault. You should have a 1 year warranty from Xerox on that product. Call 1-800-835-6100 have your serial number ready.

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SOURCE: Xerox Phaser 6180MFP i have replaced toners

Supposedly the 6180MFP allows the user to select a non-genuine mode (select "Non-Xerox Toner" on the maintenance menu). This option is listed on page 9-18 of the User Guide, and I think it's the same as the Non-Genuine mode described on page 1-38 of the Service Manual. However, when I actually look for this option on my printer it doesn't appear to be present. Maybe Xerox removed it and didn't update the documentation? Anyone else know about this setting?

Posted on May 11, 2010

SOURCE: Xerox Phaser 6180 MFP-D password

The default password is "00000" If this password does not work you can follow the following to reset it:

  1. Power OFF the machine using the power switch located on the right side of the machine, toward the back. Press the power switch to the (O) position.

  2. Press and hold the [OK] button on the Control Panel.
  3. Continue to hold the [OK] button and power ON the machine. Keep the [OK] button held down until the Ready screen is displayed. The password is now reset to the default Control Panel password, which is 00000.

    NOTE: There will be no confirmation message during or after the machine's power on sequence. However, if the procedure was performed correctly, the password has been reset.

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Xerox phaser 6180 has error code LPR and blue horizontal marks in background show up.


Background is usually a cleaner unit fault, need to check out more on this point. Best to start from this point and try this to see if you can make changes.
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Jam at exit open door a


Could be a fuser problem, but could also be very poor quality toner cartridge(s). If a remanufacturer/compatible maker uses the wrong toner powder, it can have the wrong characteristics.


I've seen these printers with poor quality cartridges able to print a page with very little toner coverage OK, but jam EVERY page that has much real 'density' of toner. Even the configuration page on these printers has a solid band of red 5mm or so wide across the lower part of the page. Poor toners - where the fusing temperature is incorrect for this printer will cause the page to jam in the same place in the fuser EVERY TIME.


The cure - Genuine Xerox toners, or GOOD QUALITY remanufactured toners from a reputable source.

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If it's just one colour, it's usually THAT colour Toner cartridge that's the cause .

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asic technical parameters forToner cartridge chip of Xerox Phaser 3450B:
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Version: No area limited
Yield: 5,000-10,000.
Printers Model compatible: Xerox Phaser 3450B
Toner cartridge Model: Xerox 106R00687-BK and Xerox 106R00688-BK.
Manufacturer regulations pages yield ofToner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bis 5,000-10,000 then printer do not print andDrum chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bhas mission paper pages count.You should resetDrum chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bcaused by following reasons:
And then, you can choose one in three following plans: replace Toner cartridge, replace Drum chip or reset Toner cartridge chip.
1.Replace new Toner cartridge for Xerox Phaser 3450B:
- If you choose plan replace Toner cartridge then cost is too high. Each Toner cartridge for Xerox Phaser 3450B (Xerox 106R00687-BK and Xerox 106R00688-BK Toner cartridge) costs about $150 - $200
- With replace new Toner cartridge solution is not optimal, because the price is quite expensive.
- When Xerox Phaser 3450B shows errors about computing limits of Toner cartridge chip, you continue to replace new unit.
2.Replace new Toner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450B :
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- If you choose plan replace Drum chip then cost higher than reset chip. EachToner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bcosts about $6 - $10/color.
- With replace new Toner cartridge chip solution is cheaper replace new Toner cartridge.
- When Xerox Phaser 3450B shows errors about computing limits of Toner cartridge chip, you continue to replace new Toner cartridge chip.
3. Reset Toner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450B
If you choose plan resetToner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bthen that is best plan. It cheaper than replace Toner cartridge or replace Drum chip
The phenomenonToner cartridge chip for Xerox Phaser 3450Bout of count are printer do not print and display error on the LCD monitor:
-"Drum low", "Drum eppty", on monitor laptop or desktop appear yellow exclamation mark corresponding color, on monitor printer report Drum empty.
-"Tone life end", "Replace new unit"
- "The x unit an error". In that "x" is color of Toner cartridge or code of Toner cartridge
How to fix the errors:"Drum low", "Drum eppty", on monitor appear yellow exclamation mark corresponding color,"Tone life end", "Replace new unit", "The x unit an error"? cheaper, the most effective.
We use unismart device toreset Drum chip for Xerox Phaser 3450B
Unismart is a device reset Drum chip. Unismart can reset for many Drum chip of manufacturers: Samsung, Hp, Canon, Epson, OKI, Xerox ...
Unismart system is designed to offer a complete solution for writing, resetting, testing various chips with the combination of Unismart Box and Unismart chips. Unismart include: unismart box and test head, power adapter, Data wire, flat writer.
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Test head is used for data transmission between Unismart Box and Unismart chips. There are 20 types of test heads designed according to different chip shape, which can be used for operation on all chip models that
current Unismart system supports. Please choose the right test head in accordance with the PCB code. Some PCBs share a same test head, which is clearly indicated in the chip compatible list.

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This type of print quality defect shows up if you have loaded the wrong type of paper in your machine and didn't remember to change the paper type (plain paper, card stock, labels, etc.).
This can also happen if the paper has a high moisture content, or if the humidity in the room is too much. Also make sure the room temperature is within its normal operating range (not too hot, not too cold).

The problem you describe could also be caused by using non-Xerox toner/drum units. Compatible toners don't work very well in Xerox printers.

Aside from those problems, the only other thing would be if the Fuser Assembly is near the end of its life...it will also cause some print quality problems like you are describing.

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TRY THIS

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http://www.support.xerox.com/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE/,/?St=466,E=0000000001344030351,K=1906,Sxi=11,Case=obj(1307)


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