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December 17, 2012

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Paul

Jeff, see
http://www.fixya.com/support/t12613627-brother_hl_2280dw_says_replace_toner

Also from
http://slickdeals.net/f/3393488-Office-depot-Brother-HL-2280DW-99-99-or-74-99-10-09-10-15?page=4

There is an option you can configure that overrides the "low toner" warning.

Menu -> General setup -> toner -> continue -> OK

This can be found on page 30 of the manual

Make sure you shake the toner well so that everything inside is distributed evenly.

Jeffrey McMahon

Paul, thanks for the toner advice. However, the far more serious problem is that the printer reads out of paper and won't print or copy anything no matter what we do with the troubleshooting instructions. Now my wife is trying to figure it out. After a couple of days if nothing works, we may start shopping for a new printer. Dang.

herculodge

I need to find a way to clear the no paper message.

Paul

uhmm ... all I can find is this:
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us_ot/en/faq/faq/000000/002400/000090/faq002490_009.html?reg=us&c=us_ot&lang=en&prod=hl2280dw_us

herculodge

Thanks, Paul. At least I got it working. Thanks to my wife. I'll keep the sensors clean from now on. They appear to be hyper sensitive.

Gary

Jeff - Some laser printers come with a "starter" toner cartridge that prints fewer pages than the normal toner cartridge. Read the model number on the toner cartridge and look up its page capacity online, then try to estimate how many pages you've printed so far.

herculodge

Thanks, Gary. That's encouraging. I hope it was starter toner indeed.

Frank

Where are those sensors?

Paul

DO NOT confuse "Rollers" with "Sensors." The Rollers should be wiped with a damp cloth, as well as the pad in the paper tray.

Matilde

Where are the sensors?

A1pha_Panda

Hey Jeff, where do can we go about finding those sensor? All I see is the rollers?!

Abhi

There is a sensor right at the front of the paper tray (it's a white or clear plastic roller about 1-1.5 inches in length). I believe this is the sensor in question.

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