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Brother DCP 1610W Toner Cartridges

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  1. Compatible TN1050 Toner - 2 Pack +FREE PAPER

    Compatible TN1050 Toner - 2 Pack +FREE PAPER

    Premium Compatible Brother TN1050 Toner Cartridges:
    TN1050 X2 (2,000 Pages)
    + FREE REAM OF PAPER!
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    Inc. VAT: €34.44 Exc. VAT: €28.00
  2. Compatible Brother TN1050 Toner

    Compatible Brother TN1050 Toner

    Premium Compatible Brother TN1050 Toner Cartridges:
    TN1050 (1,000 Pages)
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    Inc. VAT: €18.44 Exc. VAT: €14.99
  3. Compatible Brother DR1050 Drum Unit

    Compatible Brother DR1050 Drum Unit

    Premium Compatible Brother DR-1050 Drum Unit:
    DR 1050 (10,000 Pages)
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    Inc. VAT: €24.59 Exc. VAT: €19.99

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Brother DCP 1610W Printer Review & Troubleshoot:

Another suitably priced multifunctional devices from Brother, Brother DCP 1610W is quite a compact and reliable printer for home office purpose. It is a mono laser machine with printing, scanning and copying facilities. It also boasts WiFi connectivity and offers good value for money.

The device is relatively light with a weight corresponding to 7.2 kg and dimensions corresponding to 481 x 436 x 406 mm (WDH). It has a high print resolution of 2400 x 1200 dpi and a scanner that could scan up to 1200 x 600 dpi. Hence, the quality it offers is pretty good for home and office users. Brother DCP 1610W has a quick first page print time of 12 seconds, which along with a print speed of 20 ppm makes it a good workhorse. A 150-sheet main paper tray is integrated which is able to handle the load for the users.

While its drum lasts for more than 10000 pages, the toner is good for 1000 pages, which makes it a bit costly to run. However, this can be easily resolved by using compatible Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges. The cartridge configuration is easy to understand and hence the replacement can be done without putting in much effort. Furthermore, the lifecycle of 1000 pages ensures users to invest less money on frequent replacements.

One interesting and useful feature of Brother DCP 1610W is the control panel, which gives you a lot of autonomy in output with many functions available at the press of a button, from choosing fuel type to the device to which the output goes, the panel serves many functions.

Advantages
  • Compact design and light in weight
  • Very good print and photocopy quality
  • Wifi connectivity
  • Fast output
  • Useful and semi-autonomous control panel
  • Easy to set up
  • Mono LCD screen
  • High-speed USB 2.0 connection
  • Mobile printing with iPrint&Scan app
  • Easy to replace Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge configuration
  • Economical in the long run
Disadvantages
  • High running costs
  • No SD card slots
  • Not suitable for a busy business environment
  • Does not offer colour printing
Cartridge Requirements

The compatible Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge includes:

  • Brother TN1050 toner cartridge
Conclusion

Brother DCP 1610W attracts home users with its simple design and attractive features. The all-in-one makes the initial set up, navigation and installation of toner cartridge easy even for non-savvy printer users. It is also easy to connect with WiFi in medium-size offices. Given toner’s print life of 1000 pages, makes it a little expensive for the long run. However, this issue can be sorted by using compatible Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges which gives similar quality outputs at much lower costs. Overall a good pick for both home and small office.

I am unable to print from my Brother DCP 1610W printer using my Windows Phone. How can I resolve this issue?

If you are facing a problem while printing from your Windows phone, follow the steps below to solve the issue:

  • Ensure that you have the Brother iPrint & Scan app for your windows device. You can install it from the Microsoft store on your mobile.
  • Check for the errors on the printer. If there are any, then clear all the errors before continue printing.
  • Check if the printer is using high-quality Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges.
  • Make sure that your mobile device and the printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. It is not possible to print if you are connected to mobile data.
  • Open the Brother iPrint & Scan app on your mobile.
  • Select your machine by tapping on the “Printers” option.
  • The application will search for devices connected to the same network.
  • Select your device and attempt to print again.
  • If you cannot find your device, search using the printer’s IP address by tapping on the search icon.

What steps should I follow if I am not able to receive satisfactory print results?How can I improve the overall print quality?

If you want the best results out of your printer, perform the following checks:

  • Ensure that the environment in which the printer is working has a temperature between 10 to 32 degrees Celsius. Also, ensure that the humidity is between 20% to 80%.
  • Make sure that the paper loaded in the tray matches the printer’s paper specification. Printing through low-quality paper might result in lower print quality.
  • Ensure that your Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge contains toner for printing. If it is empty, replace the toner cartridge with a new one.
  • Make sure that the drum unit is not near the end of its operating life. If it is, then replace the drum unit with a new piece.
  • Use only high-quality Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges with your printer for best print results.

How to clean the drum unit?
The Brother DCP 1610W Printer is a mono laser printer. It offers multiple functionality. It is a good value for money. But the parts of the printer like any other machine require cleaning and maintenance at times. If the internal parts like the drum unit are not cleaned then the print quality problems like toner marks along the printouts can occur. In cases of unclean drum unit, you will notice the toner marks repeating at a certain interval throughout the page. To avoid such problems, you need to clean the internal parts and replace any if required.

In order to clean the drum unit, follow the instructions below:
  1. Open the front cover of your Brother DCP 1610W printer.
  2. Locate the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly. Take it out from the printer.
  3. There will be green lock lever present on the drum unit. This lever hold the Brother DCP 1610W Toner Cartridge in place. Press it to unlock the toner cartridge.
  4. Keep the Brother DCP 1610W Toner Cartridge carefully as it will have to be installed back into the printer.
  5. Turn the drum unit. The gear of the drum unit has to be on the left side. Place it on a piece of paper.
  6. Now gently turn the edge of this drum unit towards yourself. Do so while inspecting the suspected area’s surface. If you notice anything then remove it. Take a dry cotton swab and wipe the surface until the toner marks on the surface get cleaned.
  7. Now turn it again. Take the Brother DCP 1610W Toner Cartridge that you had kept aside and place it in the drum unit. Push it till it clicks in place. This means that the toner cartridge is now locked into the drum unit.
  8. Return back this assembly into the printer and close the front cover.
  9. Take a test print to check if the toner marks are still there or the problem has been solved.

Most Common FAQs for Brother DCP 1610W:

Q. My PC has a Windows Vista OS. But as there are different versions of Windows Vista like the Home Basic, Home Premium, etc., do I need to install a Brother DCP 1610 printer driver depending on the version I am using? Please help.
A. The installation of the printer driver does not depend on which Windows Vista version you are using. It only depends on the type of operating system. However, it is important to note that you need to make the installations by selecting ‘32Bit’ or ‘64Bit’ Vista driver. To know whether you are using 32Bit or 64Bit Windows Vista OS please follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Click on the ‘start’
  • Open the control panel from the list
  • Select ‘system and maintenance’
  • Click on the ‘system’
  • Now check the ‘system type’

Q. Why does the screen continue to display the message ‘replace toner’ even after installing a new Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge?
A. Please follow the steps given below to if the screen keeps showing messages like ‘toner low’, replace toner or ‘toner ended’ even after a new Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge is installed.

  • Check whether you have installed the right toner cartridge or not
  • The brother machine consists of separate consumables the toner cartridge and the drum unit. Such problems may occur if you have replaced the drum unit instead of the toner cartridge
  • Make sure you are using a fresh new Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge. Brother machines keep a check on the amount of toner cartridge consumed. thus, if you use a cartridge that has been used before you might encounter such issues
  • Check whether you have installed the toner cartridge correctly or not. You can remove the cartridge and reinstall it to verify the same. Refer user manual to understand how a cartridge needs to replaced
  • Verify that both the drum unit and the toner cartridge has been installed
  • The issue also might occur if the corona wire is dirty. Please refer the user manual to learn how the corona wire should be cleaned
  • Verify that the firmware has been updated to the latest version. Please visit Brother Support site to understand the download and installation procedure

If the problem persists, please contact Brother Customer Care to resolve the issue.

Q. Can you please list the high quality Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges for my printer?
A. The compatible BROTHER TN1050 toner cartridge (black) available on this page are high quality toner cartridge compatible to your printer. Along with great prints, this low cost print cartridge also offers a great saving on your overall printing budget. This Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge can print upto 1000 pages at 5% coverage rate.

Q. Can you tell me what are the best practices to keep my Brother DCP 1610W printer clean?
A. To clean your Brother printer you should refer the user manual that came with your printer. If you can't find that here are the cleaning tips to help you out:

Before you proceed make sure to read the guidelines in the Product Safety Guide before cleaning the machine.

Instructions:
  • Clean the outside and inside of the machine regularly with a dry, lint-free cloth.
  • When you replace the toner cartridge or the drum unit, make sure that you clean the inside of the machine.
  • If printed pages are stained with toner, clean the inside of the machine with a dry, lint-free cloth.

WARNING: DO NOT use flammable substances, any type of spray, or an organic solvent/liquid containing alcohol or ammonia to clean the inside or outside of the product. Doing so could cause a fire or electrical shock. Instead, use only a dry, lint-free cloth.

Q. Can you list the essential consumables for my Brother DCP 1610W printer?
A. This Brother machine requires Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge also known as BROTHER TN1050 Laser Toner and a drum unit DR1050 to start printing.

Q. Can I print colour images from my Brother DCP 1610W printer if I replace this TN1050 black Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge with other compatible colour cartridge?
A. The Brother DCP 1610W printer model is a monochrome laser printer which can only print in black. There are no colour toner (neither original nor compatible) available for this machine. Please find all the compatible Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridges and drum unit that work fine with Brother DCP 1610W printer are listed above on this page.

Q. How much would it cost if I buy 2 TN1050 for my Brother DCP 1610W printer?
A. The Brother TN1050 toner cartridge costs €19.99 (Inc. VAT). Buying 2 Brother DCP 1610W toner cartridge would cost you €39.98. However, you can go for the multipack of these Brother TN1050 toners on our site which is available at much lower rate and would cost you €36.99 (Inc VAT) only.

Q. How to transfer faxes and Fax Journal reports from Brother DCP 1610W printer to another fax machines?
A. You can transfer your fax data to from Brother DCP 1610W printer to another fax machine by following these steps:

To transferring faxes to another fax machine:
  1. Press Menu, 9, 0, 1.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If the LCD shows No Data, there are no faxes left in the machine’s memory. Press Stop/Exit.
    • Enter the fax number to which faxes will be forwarded.
  3. Press Start

Note: If you have not set up your Station ID, you cannot enter fax transfer mode. Press Menu, 0, 2 to register your fax number, telephone number and name.

To transferring the Fax Journal report to another fax machine:
  1. Press Menu, 9, 0, 2.
  2. Enter the fax number to which the Fax Journal report will be forwarded.
  3. Press Start.

Note: If you have not set up your Station ID, you cannot enter fax transfer mode. Press Menu, 0, 2 to register your fax number, telephone number and name.

If these steps do not work call Brother support for detailed technical help.

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