Storing Drum Cartridges
Be careful of the following points when storing a new drum cartridge or handling a
drum cartridge that has been taken out of the printer for maintenance or moving the
Do not take a new drum cartridge out of the protective bag until it is ready to be used.
When you take the drum cartridge out of the printer for servicing the printer or other
purposes, place the drum cartridge into the original protective bag, or wrap it with a thick
Do not store the drum cartridge in a place exposed to direct sunlight.
Do not store cartridges in a hot or humid place, or a place where the temperature and
humidity can change signiﬁcantly.
Storing environment temperature: 0 to 35 °C (32 to 95 °F)
Storing humidity range: 35 to 85 % RH (no condensation)
Do not store the drum cartridge in a place where corrosive gases, such as ammonia, are
generated, or where a considerable amount of salt is contained in the air, or where there
is a lot of dust.
Keep the drum cartridge out of the reach of small children.
Even within the storable humidity range, water droplets may develop both inside and
outside of the drum cartridge due to the difference in temperature. The development of
water droplets is called condensation. Condensation will adversely affect the quality of the
Replacing Drum Cartridges