By Simon Williams February 5, 7: BSD free software User support: This unit is used and is in excellent condition. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Browse Related Browse Related. Remove drum assembly by pulling on the drum handle. Please be positive and constructive.

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Brother HL 2140 Toner Life End Error Hack

Their service is so good and bfother response. By Simon Williams February 5, 7: This version of the printer comes with a USB 2. The toner, drum and error lights should remain lit. OpenPrinting forums voluntary Max. Another easy way is to cover the holes to the sensors on the assembly itself with black electrical tape, without even removing the cartridge itself. hl 2140 brother printer

The funny thing is I never had the printer complain about toner on the original cartidge – it just started printing spotty in the middle of a big job. Yes it work’s and thank.

The status page will then print. Ignore all the prompts, hit cancel, etc.


Picture is of the actual item. CD or manual are not included.

Needs a power cord. The printer was Auto-Detected. It will list number of pages printed, toner capacity, drum capacity, paper jams, etc. Did you make this project? November 9, I use CentOS 5.

Brother HL-2140 Printers

The two consumables are supplied as a single unit, which slides in from the front of the printer, once a cover has been folded down. Key Features Review Price: Includes power cord and USB cord. Although the standard-capacity toner cartridge is rated at 1, pages, Brother includes a hl 2140 brother printer 1,page starter cartridge, just to get you buying early as a new owner.

Background Info According to my research, a lot of printer hl 2140 brother printer are scamming their consumers into buying new and expensive toner cartridges although there is little to no evidence of low toner. The pages would look fine not a lot of ink on each pagebut the light would come on every 3 or 4 pages and stop printing. My first attempt trying this was unsuccessful – tried coloring and taping windows on both hl 2140 brother printer.


I then plugged in the printer via USB and it was auto-detected and works amazingly well. I’ve had the second in storage for a while and it’s time to sell it as my other This hack is a simple hack that anyone one can do with any specific tools.

I have bought HP printer toner cartridge from www.

Printer: Brother HL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

We have a be nice policy. GPL free software User support: I have not had to manually install any drivers. I tried to print at xdpi. Copyright Linux Foundation. Three other indicators, for toner, drum and error conditions are positioned just behind the power button and a flip-up paper brofher deals with longer, US legal-size paper.

It took tape over the hl 2140 brother printer, but it got me through the event!