INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFILLING BROTHER TN 1050 (EUROPE)
Brother DCP-1510/1511/1512/1512E/1515/1518, DCP 1610W/ 1612W.
When to refill?
The printer asks for the toner cartridge to be changed before all of the toner has been used. This is a
waste of toner and your money. Put the printer into "Continue Mode" – this will force the printer to use up
all of the remaining toner in cartridge ! (This method is detailed in the printer manual)
Printer DCP / MFC Series:
The Replace Toner message is displayed on the LCD or in the Status Monitor when Brother thinks you should
change the toner cartridge.
To enable Continue Mode, please follow the steps below:
1. Press MENU and choose General Setup => Replace Toner.
2. Use the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Continue and then press OK.
3. Press STOP/EXIT.
Print until the print quality is no longer acceptable or you get the error message toner life end and
you cannot print. Then follow the instructions below.
Printer HL SERIES
Your Brother printer will let you know when you are low on toner using a series of LED lights on the printer
LED showing Toner low – ignore keep printing.
LED showing Replace toner – now override this warning and keep printing..
To force the machine to
(power) button seven times to enter Continue mode.
All the LEDs blink twice, and then the Ready LED () turns on)
Now print until the print quality is no longer acceptable or you get the
error message toner life end and you cannot print.
1 – this is the power button
2 – This is the error LED
3 – This is the ready LED
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Please read instructions from start to finish
before you start your refill.
after the LEDs indicate Replace Toner, press