The printer cannot print. There
was an error writing to LPT1:
(or BRUSB) for the printer
error message occurs on your
The printer does not appear in
Chooser (Mac OS
9.1 to 9.2)
or Print Center (Mac OS
10.2.4 or greater).
Unable to print from application
Improving the print quality
If you have a print quality problem, print a test page first (see page 3-8). If the printout looks good, the
problem is probably not the printer. Check the interface cable or try the printer on another PC.
This section provides information on the following topics:
Examples of poor print
A B C D
a b c d e
b c d
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Check that the printer cable is not damaged or broken.
If you have an interface-switching device, make sure the correct printer is
Check that the printer is turned on.
Check that the USB interface cable is connected correctly.
Check the printer driver is installed correctly.
Make sure that the supplied Macintosh
Disk and that it is selected with Chooser (Mac OS
X 10.2.4 or greater).
Check the printer's environment. Conditions such as humidity, high
temperatures, and so on may cause this print fault. See Positioning the printer
on page 1-3.
If the whole page is too light, Toner Save mode may be on. Turn off Toner Save
mode in the printer Properties tab of the driver.
Try installing a new toner cartridge. See Replacing the toner cartridge on page
Try installing a new drum unit. See Replacing the drum unit on page 5-8.
printer driver is installed in the Hard
9.1 to 9.2) or Print Center
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