[rescue] LaserJet 5P Fuser problem

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed Aug 13 09:02:10 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 09:37 AM, Rob Fielding wrote:

>> Has anyone had this problem themselves and/or been able to fix it?  
>> Fusers are upwards of $150 or so.
> Weird name isn't it. `Eff-user' or fuse-err error ? wtf is that ?
> We had this on a Lexmark M412 printer. As far as I was able to work 
> out basically your Fuser needs replacing, which is AFAIK the bit which 
> makes a laser printer print. Yup, it's usually expensive, being just 
> below the total cost of a new printer, but there you go. It can be a 
> bit of job to do, but hey, thats sometimes nice ;)
No it's the part that irons the toner to the paper... without it you'd 
get a beautifully printed page that would rub  off with a tiny gentle 
amount of finger pressure.


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