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Brother DCP1512 Toner Cartridges

Brother DCP1512 Toner Cartridges


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  1. Compatible TN1050 Toner - 2 Pack

    Compatible TN1050 Toner - 2 Pack

    High Quality Compatible 2 Pack Brother Laser Toner, fully guaranteed.
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    Exc. VAT: €39.99 Inc. VAT: €39.99
    Colour: Black
    Ink Volume: 1000 Pages each
  2. Compatible TN1050 Toner

    Compatible TN1050 Toner

    High-Quality Compatible Brother Laser Toner, fully guaranteed.
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    Exc. VAT: €21.99 Inc. VAT: €21.99
    Colour: Black
    Ink Volume: 1000 Pages
  3. Original TN1050 Laser Toner

    Original TN1050 Laser Toner

    High Quality Original Brother Laser Toner, fully guaranteed.
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    Exc. VAT: €48.69 Inc. VAT: €48.69
    Colour: Black
    Ink Volume: 1000 Pages
  4. Compatible Brother DR1050 Drum Unit

    Compatible Brother DR1050 Drum Unit

    Premium Compatible Brother DR1050 Drum Unit 10,000 Pages
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    Exc. VAT: €26.99 Inc. VAT: €26.99
    Colour: Black
    Ink Volume: 10,000 Pages

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Brother DCP1512 Printer Review & Troubleshoot:

A compact all in one from Brother, the DCP 1512 is a printer good for a students and houses. Its pricing makes it a very lucrative option to have along with the crisp print quality. It also produces good quality color scans, adding to its utility for homes and small offices.

DCP1512 has a print speed of up to 20 ppm though the first page printout time can sometimes be on the higher side. The Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges have a print life of upto 1000 prints. The printer can print up to 2400 x 600 dpi on paper sizes of upto A4. Its 600x1200 dpi scanner can scan at the maximum speed up to 20 ppm.

While pricing gives it an edge over similarly specced printers, it also has a compact and stylish design, with a 150 paper handling capacity too. It is a printer that home users will surely like. It is just 7.0 kg with a smart design for easy operations.

The connectivity option with Brother DCP1512 is only USB 2.0 which can be a hinderance if a small office setup has to be done using this printer. There are many compatible and good quality Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges also available which help reduce the running costs further. Its 150 sheet paper tray is more than enough for most uses that are intended of it.

  • Low Cost
  • Good print quality
  • Standalone copying without PC connectivity
  • Toner save option for less critical documents
  • Compact design for homes
  • Toner life of 1000 pages is on the lower side
  • Only USB 2.0 connectivity makes it difficult to be used across multiple users

A stylish design and a very affordable pricing coupled with the good quality prints and scans that it produces, Brother DCP1512 is one of the most value for money options available. It is most suitable for homes and small office setups.

Cartridge requirements:

The compatible Brother DCP1512 toner cartridge is:

  • Brother TN1050 toner cartridge
How to replace the Brother DCP1512 Toner Cartridges?

The Brother DCP1512 printer is an all-in-one mono laser printer. The printer is designed to offer good quality printouts. It uses Brother DCP1512 Toner Cartridge that comes on the purchase of the printer. When this toner cartridge is expended then the printer will prompt you to replace it. Note that you will easily be able to find online for purchase. Never open the new toner cartridge in advance as doing so will affect the life of the cartridge.
To replace the toner cartridge for Brother DCP1512 printer, follow the instructions below:

  • Connect your printer to a power supply and turn it on
  • Now open the front cover of your printer
  • Once the printer is open, locate the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly. Hold it firmly and pull it out giving attention that you don not damage any internal part while doing so
  • There is a lock lever on this assembly. Push it to unlock and separate the Brother DCP1512 Toner Cartridge from the assembly. Keep the cartridge aside and dispose it
  • Before you unpack the new toner cartridge, shake it from side to side. This helps to mix the toner evenly thus giving good print quality at use. Unpack it and remove the protective covering
  • Place this prepared toner cartridge into the drum unit. Give it a little push till it clicks into place. This means that the toner cartridge is now locked in and it will not move
  • Carefully place this drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the printer and close the front cover
  • Wait till the printer gets back into the Ready Mode. Do not turn it off until then. If you turn the printer off before it is in the Ready Mode then there will be errors during printing as the new toner cartridge has not been installed properly. Once this process is complete, you can use the printer

Most Common FAQs for Brother DCP1512:

Q. Do Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges use premium quality ink?
A. Yes.

Q. What makes compatible toner cartridge like Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges cost-effective?
A. Compatible toner cartridges are made from recycled original Brother toner cartridges. They use less of newly procured material and contain refilled with ISO standard premium ink. There are no additional or hidden costs involved in their creation either, so they are priced lesser.

Q. I need to print, scan and copy official documents in bulk frequently, and I got a Brother DCP1512 printer recently for that on someone’s recommendation. I’m wondering if I should buy compatible Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges or genuine as quality and durability matter too. Please advise.
A. Compatible Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges are as good as their genuine counterparts at everything- be it printing, copying or scanning. Compatible toner cartridges also cost much lesser so they’ll be a better choice for you.

Q. There seems to be a paper jam inside my Brother DCP1512 printer. How do I fix the issue without causing any problem or damage to Brother DCP1512 toner cartridge and drum unit inside?
A. Please follow the steps given below carefully to remove the jammed paper:

  1. Switch your machine off.
  2. Let the machine cool down for at least 15 minutes before accessing the internal parts.
  3. Lift the scanner cover and remove the jammed paper by pulling it out gently.
  4. Open the top cover and take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly slowly. If there’s any jammed paper, remove it carefully.
  5. Remove the toner cartridge out of the drum unit and if there is any jammed paper inside the drum unit, take it out.
  6. Insert the toner cartridge into the drum unit and put both back in the machine.

Make sure everything is in place and switch on the machine after a while. This should solve the paper jamming problem you’re facing.

Q. Can you tell me steps to clean my Brother DCP1512 printer?
A. You should clean your Brother DCP1512 printer several times a year to keep its working at its best. If the printer is not in use, close the output tray and front cover to protect the it from dust. To start cleaning process:

  • Turn off the printer first, unplug all the cables, remove all the papers.
  • Clean the scanner with a soft cloth moistened with a little glass cleaner (do not press the scanner glass forcefully)
  • The control panel and the outer case can be cleaned with a soft, dry lint-free cloth.
  • You should always clean the inside of the printer while replacing the Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges

Note: Don’t let liquid solution (water, oil, lubricant, etc.) get inside it.

Q. I have a Brother DCP1512 printer and my black cartridge has run out. Do I have to replace all the toner cartridges with the original black one or I can get an alternative?
A. Thanks for the question. The Brother DCP1512 printer comes with beneficiary advantages. If your original black Brother DCP1512 toner cartridge has run out or expired, you can replace it with compatible black toner cartridge and the printer will re-start printing. The compatible Brother toner cartridge work as good as the original ones and cost you much less.

Q. My Brother DCP1512 printer is showing a message “Calibration Failed”. What should I do?
A. You can try the below mentioned steps to rectify the “Calibration Failed” issue:

  • Press and hold down the Power button to turn off the printer
  • Wait for few seconds and turn on the printer again
  • Perform the colour calibration again using the touchscreen of the printer or use the printer driver
  • Replace the existing belt unit with a new one

This should resolve the issue. If the problem continues, you should directly contact the Brother customer service.

Q. Can I use these Brother DCP1512 toner cartridge (TN1050) with my Brother HL1112 printer model?
A. The cartridges listed on this page are Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges. When you select any cartridge pack listed above you will be redirected to the detailed page of these cartridges. Each cartridge page lists all the printer compatible to it. The TN1050 toners are compatible with Brother HL1112 printer model. You can check the compatible printers list for the Brother TN1050 toner cartridges on the below mentioned page: https://printerinkcartridges.ie/tn1050

Q. Are the Brother drum units listed on this page original?
A. No, these Brother drum units non-genuine/compatible drum units as they are manufactured by a third party vendor. These compatible drum units offer similar print quality as the original once and are capable of printing up to 10,000 pages in one lifetime.

Q. Do you have original Brother drum units available? If not where shall I get them?
A. Unfortunately, currently we only have stock for the compatible Brother drum units. We would not be able to advise you on from where you should get these Brother drum units.

Q. Are you sure these compatible Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges work fine with my Brother DCP1512 printer? What if they do not? Would you be able to replace them?
A. All our compatible Brother DCP1512 toner cartridges are high quality and are tested to perform and produce high quality results as of the original ones. They come with a 12 months warranty from the date of purchase. So, if you find them faulty or if they do not work with your Brother DCP1512 printer, you can contact us by telephone on 048 30833221 or email us on info@printerinkcartridges.ie so that we can arrange a replacement or refund for you. For more details on our refund policy you can refer to the “Return Policy” page here: https://printerinkcartridges.ie/return-policy