What Is Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit?

Most of the Lexmark printers come with an imaging unit that you can find while unboxing the printer from the carton box.

  1. The Imaging unit is one of the main parts of the Lexmark printer. 
  2. The main function of the Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit is to transfer the print image that consists of the toner to a paper. 
  3. This unit is responsible for delivering outstanding image quality and shake-free print outputs.
Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit

How To Install Lexmark Imaging Unit?

There are a few Lexmark printers that come with an Imaging unit at the time of purchase. You must install the Imaging unit in the Lexmark printer during the initial setup itself, and it takes not much time

Follow the directions to install the Imaging until to your Lexmark printer. For example- let us see the steps for Lexmark MX710.

  1. Open the Imaging unit from the sealed packaging.
  2. Open the front door of the Lexmark printer and lift the imaging unit with the handle provided.
  3. Shake the Imaging unit to distribute the toner evenly.
  4. Insert it into the printer aligning along the printer's side rails (Follow the arrows as seen inside the printer).
  5. Close the front door of the Lexmark printer.

How Do I Clean My Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit?

The steps to clean the Lexmark Imaging unit is simple, all you have to do is

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Open the printer's front door and pull the unit gently from the Lexmark printer using the handle.
  3. Get a dry and clean cloth.
  4. Locate the printhead lens and gently wipe clean the surface.
  5. Wipe the Imaging unit on its side and gently, using the handle, insert the imaging unit back into the Lexmark printer.
  6. Make sure that you have installed the Imaging unit properly, close the front door of the printer.
  7. Turn the printer on.

How To Change Lexmark Imaging Unit?

You will now be seeing the steps to replace the Imaging unit for Lexmark MX710 printer (example).

  1. Open the front door of the printer.
  2. Use the handle seen on the imaging unit and pull it out gently. Keep the old Imaging unit aside.
  3. Unpack the new Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit from the sealed packaging and shake the unit to redistribute the toner.
  4. Place the Imaging unit into the printer by aligning it along the side rails of the printer (Follow the arrows as seen inside the printer).
  5. Close the front door of the Lexmark printer.

How To Reset Lexmark Imaging Unit?

  1. Open the front door of the Lexmark printer while the printer is turned on.
  2. Press and hold the X (Cancel) button on the printer control panel.
  3. After a couple of seconds, you will notice the printer display flashing lights with the message "Resetting the Counter."
  4. When you instantly come across the message, you can release the X (Cancel) button.
  5. Close the front door of the printer.
  6. The Lexmark Printer Imaging Unit is now reset, and the printer will turn on automatically.
  7. If the printer does not turn on, you can simply press the power button to turn it back on.