Replace a C650 Toner Cartridge

Replace a C650 Toner Cartridge

This knowledge base article shows you how to Replace a C650 Toner Cartridge, but ensure your replacement is genuine for compliancy reasons. Instructions that follow assume you are directly facing the front of the machine.

Your OKI C650 printer will let you know when it is time to replace a toner cartridge. First you’ll see warning messages on the display screen found on the operator panel, warning a particular toner is getting low. This is when you need to order a replacement if you don’t have any. The message will change and prompt you to replace it once the cartridge is empty, it may even stop printing.

Open Front Cover

Open Your C650 Front Cover

Open the C650 Front Cover

Replace a C532 Toner Cartridge

Under the Front Cover

Before you can install a new toner, you’ll have to locate and remove the empty one. So start by opening up the front of your printer. Pull the blue front cover lever, indicated on the image above, to open up your printer. Now you can hinge it down fully to reveal the printer innards and the toner cartridges across the top.

Remove Empty Cartridge

Remove Empty C650 Toner

Pull the Empty Cartridge Out

Identify the empty toner cartridge by its coloured label (K,C,M,Y). To remove a cartridge, simply take hold of its bottom edge and gently pull it towards you. Unlike previous models, the OKI C650 doesn’t use locking lever for it consumables. So pull the used toner out the machine and place it aside for later.

Prepare New Cartridge

Prepare a New C650 Toner Cartridge

Gently Shake the Toner Cartridge

Unpack the replacement cartridge, shake it several times both vertically and horizontally to loosen its contents. Once you have loosen up its contents, it is ready to fit.

Insert New Toner Cartridge

Install New C650 Toner Cartridge

Slide the New Toner into Place

Insert a replacement cartridge by aligning it with the empty gap in the toner tray. Then push it straight in and back gently until it clicks into place and locks. Finally, close the printer front cover by simply pushing it up until it clicks into place. Press OK on the operator panel and the printer will detect the new cartridge.

And remember we recommend cleaning the led heads regularly, while replacing toners or before starting a large production run.

Recycle Please

Recycle empty toner cartridges

Please Recycle Your Empty Cartridges

Please remember to recycle your empty toner cartridges.

Need Help or OKI C650 Toner Cartridges?

You can buy genuine C650 Toner Cartridges from the our NP-Shop. They are guaranteed to fit your OKI C650 printer and are approved for making number plates. A trade and shop account is required however for online purchases.

For more detailed instructions, try your printers onscreen help. Or take a look or your number plate systems user guide.