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Lexmark C4150

Lexmark C4150

Faded print in duplex scenarios

Issue description

A mult-page print job with an alternating combination of single-sided and duplex A5-sized paper results in absent or severely faded print.

Expected (Simplex - Letter)


Expected (Duplex long-edge A5)

Unexpected output by page 6 of the print job.

What else is known

  • The primary symptom occurs several pages into the print job.
  • Pausing or taking the printer offline allows for a brief continuation of printing.
  • Bar codes appear to instigate the condition.


This issue has been addressed with a PE-build of firmware. Contact Lexmark Technical Support, reference this article ID # SO8578, and request firmware version PP.041.213a or greater.

If the issue persists, search for more information related to this issue or contact support for further assistance.


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