How to Reset Brother Drum Counter of DR420 Drum?

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Whenever you change the drum unit in a laser printer, the printer requires its drum counter to be reset. This process comes after the installation and replacement of the old drum unit with a new one. If you are a new printer user, it is quite obvious that you have to look for a way to reset the drum counter. Continue reading to know the steps for resetting the Brother drum unit of DR420 model and other MFC printers.

When to Reset the Brother Drum Counter?
One of the possible sign, when you need to reset the Brother drum counter, is when your printer frequently displays the message to replace the installed Brother drum unit of DR 420 model even when you just replaced it with a new one. As the replaceable drum unit does not have its own chip, it becomes tough for the printer to identify whether you have installed a new drum unit or not until if you have not reset its drum counter.

One thing you need to look into is the fact that Brother laser printers comprise both toner cartridge and drum unit. You need to reset the drum counter only when you replace the existing drum unit with a new one. There is no need of resetting of the drum unit when you replace the toner cartridge with new one.

How to Reset the Brother Drum Counter?

There are several ways for performing the counter-drum resetting. Read on to know the procedure of resetting the drum counter which is recommended by Brother itself.

Turn on the printer as always recommended in all resetting instructions.

Open the front door and try to find out the menu button. Once done, find and press the clear button which is usually located below the directional keys. Keep in mind that the clear button in different Brother printers may be located at different locations. However, it is usually red in color.

Find the Up and Down button and press it to select the machine info and press OK.

Again press the Up and Down button in order to select the reset drum option.

Once done, press the go button until all the lights blink up.

Press the Up arrow key to reset the drum counter and press exit when the process gets completed.

Hope now you have a good understanding of how to reset the Brother drum counter for Brother drum unit of DR420 printer model and other MFC printers. If you are planning to buy Brother drum unit of DR420 model then you must approach a reliable and renowned printer supplier to find genuine Brother drum unit for your printer.
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