Changing the Minolta-QMS 2300W Toner Cartridges

The Minolta 2300W high-capacity toner cartridge can print about 4,500 at 5% page coverage. Its standard-capacity toner cartridge prints a maximum of 1,500 at 5% page coverage. Download the MagicColor 2300W manual for a complete explanation and other service procedures and troubleshooting tips.

When it’s time for you to change and replace the toner, “COLOR Toner Low” shows in the Status Display monitor. The Status Display Monitor software is necessary to rotate the carousel and change the appropriate low toner. The software can be downloaded here: Minolta-QMS Status Monitor Utility. Printing can proceed although the warning shows up. Nonetheless, the color progressively fades out, so replace the toner cartridge at the earliest opportunity.

To install the Status Monitor, unzip the file and open the folder. From there look for the “setup” and double click it to run the application. Make sure your printer is attached and powered on.

In case you have changed the toner cartridge, the laser printer will have to complete a calibration cycle. In case you open the printer cartridge door prior to the “Ready” indicator on the control panel lights up along with the “Error” indicator turning off, the printer halts and will repeat the calibration routine.

You may find compatible Minolta-QMS 2300W toner cartridges at at reasonable prices. Changing the Minolta 2430DL cartridge can be found here as well.

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