On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:12:45AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Frank Murphy thought:
> On 13/09/10 10:52, Conor Daly wrote:
>> >I presume it's saying the drum needs replacement rather than the output
> >quality is poor. In that case there is a reset procedure that will tell
> >printer to ignore the 'planned obsolescence' chip on the drum and it
> >happily print away for another 20,000 or more pages.
>> This sounds nice as I have a 2605dn, no messages as yet though.
I found a reset procedure for the 2500 and 2550 series at:
The method is a bit of a dance though and can take a bunch of iterations.
There also appears to be variations on a theme to try.
I've used it on five occasions (once per toner cartridge and once for the
drum). Only drawback is that it resets the printer's settings so it now
thinks it's printing on 'letter' rather than 'A4' paper. It appears one
can reset this using the MS Windows toolbox but I don't have a machine to
run that on and haven't managed to do it using linux. If I knew enough
PCL I might be able to send it the right commands but I haven't managed
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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