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Problem Recommendation
The printer cannot print.
“There was an error writing to
LPT1: (or BRUSB) for the
printer.” error message occurs
on your PC.
• 
Check that the printer cable is not damaged or broken.
• 
Make sure the correct printer is selected if you have an interface
switching device.
For printing with the Serial Interface  (For HL-1250 Only)
Problem Recommendation
Unable to print from
application software.
• 
If you use the serial interface, make sure that the slide switch of
the serial interface is in the correct serial position and the
interface settings are correctly set up with the DIP switches.
For DOS users  (For HL-1240/1250 Only)
Problem Recommendation
Unable to print from
application software.
• 
Check that the DOS application software interface settings
match that of your printer :  for example, if you are using a
parallel printer cable, you would most likely set your DOS
software printer port to LPT1.
• 
Check if the printer has any printer alarms.
• 
Check if the appropriate printer is selected in your application
software.
(For HL-1250 Only)
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• 
If the serial interface is used, make sure that the RS-232C serial
interface is selected with the slide switch.  Make sure that the
interface settings are correctly set up with the proper DIP
switches.  Make sure the serial parameters of baud rates, parity
and stop bits match between your application software and the
printer.