How do you reset a drum on a Brother printer?
Reset the Drum Counter
- Close the front cover.
- Make sure the machine is turned on.
- Press. (Settings).
- Press All Settings. (This step might be skipped in some models.)
- Choose Machine Info. or Machine Information => Parts Life.
- Press and hold Drum or Drum Life until the machine’s display message changes.
- Press Yes.
How long should a printer drum last?
Drum units typically last for 10,000 to 50,000 printed pages, depending on the quality of the printer and unit. Your printer will exhibit warning signs of the drum unit’s deterioration so you can replace it before it stops working.
What does it mean when the drum light comes on printer?
The Drum LED blinks if the drum unit is near the end of its life. Use the drum unit until you have a print quality problem, then replace the drum unit with a new one.
How do I know if my printer drum needs to be replaced?
The drum unit may need replacing if you notice the printer producing blurry, low-quality images. Black or colored toner spots on printouts also indicates a failing drum unit. In some cases, horizontal lines may develop across the printout every time the paper passes the failing part of the drum.
Is drum and toner the same thing?
Generally speaking, a toner cartridge contains a dust-like powder that fuses onto a page to create your prints. The drum is combined in the same cartridge as the toner. Where supplied separately, the toner cartridge is basically a container for the toner and a roller for supplying the toner to the image drum.
Can you repair a laser printer drum?
If you are experiencing laser printer problems, such as paper jams or splotchy printing, you may need to either repair or replace the drum. Troubleshoot the problem to confirm that the laser drum needs to be repaired. Send a test job to the printer and examine the quality of the imaging.