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ok, so my wife and me got us a nice 7065dn on sale a while back, the starter toner cartridge is now empty (according to the printer, its still printing fine, but the popups are starting to piss me off..)

whats the best suggestions from y'all to refill this thing, i know i need the gearing on the side for it, and a possible plug for the refill port. i just need a good verified place to get the refill parts from or suggestions where you guys take yours to get filled maybe, not looking to ship stuff off and wait for it and so on. either local near 31313 or online to get the parts, im not paying 30+ dollars for a toner cartridge that never gets used to the max anyways.

cartridge references are TN-420 or TN-450 (i currently have the starter one that can be converted...)

thank you in advance.
post #2 of 4
I don't know how you would refill them but I buy mine on the bay for the cheapest price. I buy no name OEM ones for my brother printer cheaper and work great.

Also if you find the sensors on the side of the toner you can put small piece's of electrical tape on both of them one on each side.

That will stop the pesky popups works for me on my brother printer. Will print till you cant see anything now you get your full moneys worth.

Mine use the TN-420's.
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thanks man, ill try the tape idea, because i can still feel the cartridge having toner in it, and it prints just fine, so the tape thing will probably keep me going, mine uses the 420 as well, but the current starter cartridge doesnt have the gear on the side, so itll be like 20 bucks to get a refill kit with the gear that attaches, i figured maybe theres a good alternative to prevent me having to fill it myself. my other one i order the cheapest ink, i have a dcp-7065DN and a MFC-J615W both running via wireless router for laptop and tablet access. im really happy with my printers man, just didnt want to chance a bad toner breaking the 7065, any suggestions of reputable sellers on the bay that you were really pleased with ?

thanks
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I usually buy from whoever is the cheapest with a good feedback. So it's not always the same person but I have bought off Toneradd a couple of times.
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