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HP2600N Print Quality Problems

Ever had a problem with a HP2600N colour laser printer where the Magenta is faded, even when you print the demo pages or supplies status print outs the Magenta is faded or washed out?

 Microsoft Partner

The self test and cleaning page come out fine?


There seems to be a design flaw with these printers. The Magenta cartridge sits in the bottom of the printer and over a period of time, Magenta toner leaks out through apparent normal use.Microsoft Small Business Specialist


Toner dust builds up on the mirrors and lens inside the laser unit causes the fading. The only way to resolve this problem is to get the lens and mirrors cleaned.


I would advise getting this work carried out by a skilled technician, this procedure is not for the in-experienced. Incorrect repair of the laser unit can cause blindness , cancer or electric shock.



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