Suppliers of HP colour laserjet CM1312 / CP1215 / CP1217 / CP1218 / CP1514n / CP1515n /
CP1518nfi Colour Toner Refills for laser cartridges
It is possible to "override" the chips on these
HP cartridges. The Microchip
counts the number of prints down to zero and then the printer
says the cartridge is "empty" but you can get the
printer to carry on without having to fit a new chip for each refill.
for the over-ride instructions. A customer told us he did not
have the "Toolbox" installed to allow him to over-ride - Please make sure
that you can Over-ride the chips before refilling. It is a good idea to do
this anyway to ensure that you use up all remaining powder
Laser Hole Making Tool - Necessary for HP
Laserjet CM1312 / CP1215 series cartridges (One only needed)
TONER INSTRUCTIONS for HP colour laserjet CM1312 / CM1312N /
CM1312nfi / CP1215 / CP1217 / CP1218 / CP1514n / CP1515n / CP1518n
Colour Laser Cartridges:
(Please note that refilling is a practical
task requiring some tools & practical skills)
are "chipped" but can be set to "over-ride"
to allow printing after the refill - much cheaper than having
to use chips! Our instructions show in detail how this is
Make the filler hole.
Empty out all old toner
pour can now be undertaken then seal hole.
4) Set the printer
1. Hole Making Tool
1. HP CM1312 / CP1215 Toner Choose
the correct colour for the cartridge
Clean the exterior of the cartridge. Be careful not to damage
the developer roller as it is exposed.
Heat up the Hole Making Tool for at least 3 minutes then burn
the hole in the position shown left. Remove Tool - the piece
of plastic cut out should come away with the tool. Unplug
tool and once it has cooled remove the piece of plastic
out all the remaining toner into a poly bag (wrap around the
hole end) to clean out the cartridge and dispose of the waste.
Shake your toner bottle vigorously
before uncapping fit the filler spout and then refill cartridge
through the hole you made
Cut a strip of Gaffer / Duct Tape - cover the hole and make
sure it is sealed all round. Cartridge is now ready for testing
back in the printer
Toolbox - System set up - cartridge out override - choose
on Choose "use override" - apply - see note at top
of page about Toolbox. Make sure you can Over-ride before
refilling. If you cannot do this you would need chips