How to Print a Device Statistics Report on Your Lexmark MS812

16th Oct 2018

How to Print a Device Statistics Report on Your Lexmark MS812

In the printer world, there can be a lot of jargon and terms that we use that are really confusing to the general public. At Print.Save.Repeat, our goal is to make things as seamless and painless for you as possible! Today we're going to delve into the meaning of one of the printer world's jargon phrases: device statistics.

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Device Statistics is a helpful report that provides information like page yield, a record of printed pages, printer life statistics, toner cartridge coverage rate, and more. This step by step video can help you look up the statistics for the 521H toner cartridge or an MS812 Lexmark printer.



Here’s an example of what your Device Statistics page should look like:

If you want to print out a Device Statistics report on your printer, follow these steps:

  1. Select Settings
  2. Go to Reports
  3. Choose to print a Device Statistics
  4. Allow to print
Here are some explanations of what you're looking for in this report:



Sides on Cart is going to be the number of pages this specific cartridge has printed. For this cartridge, 118 pages have been printed. Has your cartridge lived up to or exceeded it's lifetime?

Printer Lifetime shows you the average toner coverage rate per page. For this printer, the toner coverage rate is set at 6%, which is a good percentage to be at. If the toner coverage rate is too high or too low, this will impact how many pages your cartridge can print and/or what the pages will look like. Read more about it in our Toner Coverage Rate blog post.

We hope this instructional blog post and video helped debunk some of the mysterious jargon in the printer world! At Print.Save.Repeat, we guarantee that our cartridges last just as long as, if not longer than, OEM cartridges. Additionally, all of our products are under our unconditional satisfaction guarantee; if you aren’t happy with something, we will refund or replace it at no cost to you. However, our thousands of Amazon reviews prove how infrequently these problems arise!

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If you have any trouble figuring out how to print this report on your printer, or if you think your Print.Save.Repeat cartridge might not have lasted long enough,get in touch with us. We’d love to help!