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HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A Toner Cartridges

HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A Toner Cartridges

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  1. Compatible HP 80X -2 Pack (CF280X)

    Compatible HP 80X -2 Pack (CF280X)

    2 Pack of Compatible HP80X Toner 2 Pack (CF280X) 6900 pages per toner.
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    Exc. VAT: €72.99 Inc. VAT: €89.78
    Colour: Black High Capacity
    Ink Volume: 6900 Pages each
  2. Compatible HP 80X Toner ( CF280X )

    Compatible HP 80X Toner ( CF280X )

    Compatible HP80X (CF280X) High Capacity Premium Quality Laser Toner. 6900 pages.
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    Exc. VAT: €39.99 Inc. VAT: €49.19
    Colour: Black High Capacity
    Ink Volume: 6900 Pages
  3. Compatible HP 80A -2 Pack (CF280A)

    Compatible HP 80A -2 Pack (CF280A)

    Premium Compatible HP80A Toner Cartridge (CF280A)
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    Exc. VAT: €31.99 Inc. VAT: €39.35
    Colour: black
    Ink Volume: 2700 Pages

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HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A Printer Review & Troubleshoot:

HP LaserJet Pro M401A mono laser printer is a single function monochrome printer designed for small to medium sized offices, allowing users to increase productivity with its robust laser print engine. The HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges is limited to black colour only.

This boxy designed printer weighs 22.27 lbs measuring 14.4 x 14.5 x 10.6 inches respectively. It has a small display screen located on the top right-hand side while the output tray is present at the centre, capable of handling up to 150 sheets of paper. The input tray is located at the bottom which can store up to 150 sheets of paper. The printer can print on different print medias which includes envelopes, transparencies, labels, plain paper, cards, bond paper and recycled paper. The device also supports USB connectivity.

The printing resolution of this printer is up to 1,200 dpi with printing speed up to 33 ppm. It is an Energy Star qualified printer. The device runs on 800 MHz processor with 128 MB of RAM. It allows users to include an optional 500-sheet input tray. It delivers documents with crisp and sharp fonts.

Advantages:
  • Desktop- friendly printer
  • Supports different print media
  • Supports USB connectivity
  • Energy Star qualified printer
  • Offers 500 sheet optional tray
  • Delivers crisp and clear outputs
Disadvantages:
  • Lacks Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Lacks mobile printing capabilities
  • No support for colour printing
  • Limited media support
  • Expensive additional paper trays
Conclusion:

HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A is a simple printer enough for a professional environment, delivering fast and clear printouts. It supports different print media and also offers USB connectivity. This monochrome printer also includes optional 500 sheet input tray. The HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A is designed for a growing workplace but lacks many advanced features such as wireless connectivity and mobile printing capabilities.

The high priced and single colour HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges results in high running cost of the printer.

Cartridge Requirements:

The Replacement for HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges are:

  • HP CF280X (HP80X) black
  • HP CF280A (HP 80A) black

How to correct the problem of dark printouts and banding defects?

The HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A printer is an all rounder. This printer works on a laser jet technology. The printer works well for office as well as home. Along with the printer, HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges are shipped. You will also find some required software with the package.

Though the printer offers a good print quality, you may experience print related issues at times. Issues like a gray background, dark prints or banding defects. There are various reasons to these print problems. One of the common possible causes could be the toner cartridge might be defective. You can purchase new HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges online easily. There might be other related causes too.

If you are experiencing banding defects in the print outs, follow the steps below:

  1. Try printing the document again.
  2. Take a print from the other tray.
  3. If the problem persists then the cartridge might be defective. Replace the old cartridge with a new one.
  4. At times the paper that is loaded might not be of a good quality, change the paper and re-print.
  5. Change the paper preference in the print software on your system. Slow the print speed. It might help correct the problem.

To correct the printing problem of grey background and dark prints, go through the steps below:

  1. Check that the paper that is in the tray has not been used for a print or run through the printer.
  2. Change the paper type that you are using. Use a different paper than the one you have loaded.
  3. Print the document again.
  4. In the printer software in your system, go to the Adjust Toner Density menu. In this menu, adjust the toner density to a lower level. It might help cure the printing problem.
  5. The printer is required to be in a humidity range as well as the supported operating temperature. If it is not in such atmosphere, then change the position of the machine.
  6. Replace the old HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridge with a new one.

Most Common FAQs for HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A:

Q. How much power is consumed by HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A?
A.
It consumes 570 watts on an average during printing and 6.2 watts during standby (Sleep mode).

Q. What is the difference between a toner and an ink cartridge?
A.
Toner cartridges are filled with powder that may include, polymer, wax, carbon powder, resin, etc. Toner cartridges are used in laser printers like HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A, while the ink cartridges are used in inkjet printers and are filled with liquid ink.

Q. Is HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A compatible with Mac OS computers?
A.
Yes, this printer is compatible with Mac computers if the version of OS is Mac OS X 10.5 or greater.

Q. Do you offer any high capacity HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges?
A.
Yes, we have a set of high capacity toner cartridges called CF280X (HP 80X) available for HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A. They have higher capacity than CF280A (HP 80A) toner cartridges.

Q. What is the maximum printing resolution of HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A?
A.
The maximum printing resolution of this printer is 1200 dpi ( Dots per inch).

Q. What is the use of AirPrint?
A.
With the help of AirPrint, direct printing is supported for iOS 4.2 or later. You can use AirPrint to print directly to the product from an iPad (iOS 4.2), iPhone (3GS or later), or iPod touch (third generation or later) in the applications like Mail, Safari, Photos and other third party applications.

Q. What is the printing capacity of HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges?
A.
Our compatible HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges can print the following number of pages:

  • HP CF280A/HP 80A - 2700 pages each (Approx)
  • HP CF280X/HP 80X (High Capacity) - 6900 pages each (Approx)

Q. Can I take printouts directly from my Android smartphone without using a PC?
A.
Yes, you can print directly from your Android smartphone using the HP ePrint application.

Q. How can i prevent paper jams for my HP Laserjet printer?
A. To reduce the number of paper jams, try these solutions.

  1. Use only good quality paper that meets HP specifications.
  2. Use the paper that is not much wrinkled, damaged or folded.
  3. Make sure that the tray is not overfilled. If it is then, remove the entire stack of paper from the tray, straighten it, and then return some of the paper back to the tray.
  4. Make sure that the paper guides in the tray are adjusted correctly for the size of paper. Adjust them in a way that, they are touching the paper stack without bending.
  5. If you're printing on a heavy, embossed, or perforated type of paper, you can use manual feed feature and feed sheets one at a time.

Q. Why are the compatible HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges are less in rate than the original ones?
A. Compatible cartridges on an average are 50% cheaper than the OEM identical. The compatible cartridges provide the similar quality and much of the time a greater number of pages than the OEM equivalent. These days to replace HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges in a printer costs approximately same as the purchase price of the printer. OEM printer ink is now known to be the most expensive liquid on the plane.

Q. I have a HP Laserjet printer. Would you be able to tell me how might I know what amount of ink is left in the HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges?
A. Unfortunately, we can’t advise on how to check ink level for individual printer. You can find it either on the printer display or via computer. The maintenance section of the printer software is also an option to check. You should also check the user manual provided with the printer, or can download it straightforwardly from the Hewlett Packard’s site.

Q. What’s a compatible toner cartridge? Is it better than OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) toner cartridge?
A. A compatible toner cartridge is a used cartridge in which the toner powder can be refilled and all internal components, including the drum and the wiper, can be replaced with new components. A compatible toner cartridge is manufactured by a third party while the OEM toner cartridges are produced by the printer manufacturer itself. A compatible toner cartridge is priced lower than the original and thus are more economical, but unless it’s manufactured by a reliable company, you can’t be sure of its quality.

Q. Which printers are HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges compatible with?
A. The 80A/CF280A Compatible Black Toner Cartridge (HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges) can be used with printers like HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A, and M401D, M401DN, M401DW, M401N, MFP M425DN and M425DW.

Q. How should I take care of my HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridge?
A. To begin with, please avoid touching the electronic print head with any sharp material or any surface other than the selected contact points in the suitable printer slot. Since the toner cartridge is a fragile component, you need to handle it with care. Please make sure that it doesn’t develop scratches on its surface and isn’t subjected to rough usage.

Q. Can I return my LaserJet toner cartridge for recycling purposes?
A. Yes. HP provides pre-addressed, postage paid recycling envelopes and labels with many HP print cartridges. Yes, you can send any print cartridges for recycling. You can either send that too the brand manufacturers or send those to third party manufacturers who will repair, refill and pack these cartridges for reuse.

Q. How should I store HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges? I have a tendency of stocking up HP toner cartridges.
A. Many users prefer storing HP toner cartridges. But that does require proper care. Here’s what you can do to extend your toner cartridges’ durability:

  • Ensure that your toner cartridges is properly sealed and always at room temperature between 60 to 78 degrees
  • Keep them away from direct sunlight as they are composed of light-sensitive constituents
  • Avoid touching the HP toner cartridges’ electronic components
  • Never insert your HP toner cartridges forcefully in or out of your printer

Q. I have started seeing some streaks on printouts. I’m using HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges. What’s the matter, and how can I resolve the problem?
A. The toner inside your cartridge is, in all likelihood, not consistently distributed. Please remove the cartridge from your printer, shake it to and fro and then move it uniformly so that the toner powder spreads evenly inside. If it doesn’t work, chances are that the cartridge has developed a problem. In that case, please contact the customer support department.

Q. Why do I see lines, spots or blemishes on my print output? I use HP Laserjet Pro 400 M401A toner cartridges. Please help.
A. Before you set a new toner cartridge in your printer, please start cleaning the printer with a clean, soft cloth or towel. Usually, some deposits tend to remain inside, which need to be cleaned. After cleaning, please reinstall the unit and print some pages. If the quality of the print is the same, it’s likely that its aluminium drum roller has a deficiency.

Q. I want to know if there’s a difference in print quality when compatible toner cartridges are used with the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401A printer.
A. Not really; you’ll get the same high quality printouts and page yield even if you use compatible toner cartridges you buy from our site for your HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401A printer.