In this post, we will give you the guide of resetting the waste in counter on Epson Artisan 730 printer. You will have trouble on waste ink counter during Epson usage process and the signals that you can realize this issue easily are not working printer, the blinking red light error and the problem message on the LCD screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life”.
The Waste Ink Counter Overflow is a common problem in the Epson Artisan 730 printer as well as almost of Epson printer.
Most of them has this problem and let’s watch out some following signals. When your printer stops working and appear the message on the screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support” and the red light is continuously blinking.
Now you can conclude that your Epson Artisan 730 printer is having the Waste Ink Counter Overflow however you can fix this error according to our instruction.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to solve this
As I have mentioned, you should sure your printer having the Waste Ink Counter error or not, in case your printer has this problem, let’s go on fixing it or you can call the fixing service to save your time.
How to know that the Waste Ink Counter printer is overflowed
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson Artisan 730 printer is overflowed or not:
– When Waste ink counter is overflowed, two red lights of the printer will blink continuously.
– Check the notifications of the computer if you see “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support” and also “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support” that means your waste ink counter is overflowed, you need to reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson Artisan 730 Resetter or WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson Artisan 730 printer on the Wicreset’s left sidebar then click “Read Waste Counters” to check the number of Waste Ink Counter. In case one of them is more than 100% that means your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
What is Epson Artisan 730 Waste ink counter? What is Epson Artisan 730 Waste ink pad?
Epson inkjet printers have inside a part of sponge for absorbing and collecting waste inks. It is called waste ink pad.
Ink is collected by waste ink pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs. While printhead cleaning process ink flush through printhead to waste ink pad.
So one time it can be overflowed because it could not absorb ink anymore then the ink will leak from the bottom of the Epson Artisan 730 printer.
The printer counts how much ink flow to waste ink pad and stores this number into printer’s memory.
This number is called Protection Counter or Waste Ink Counter.
What is Epson Artisan 730 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson Artisan 730 printer from Waste ink Pad, the waste ink counter may be overflowed and printer will stop.
Full waste ink counter is 100%. Overflow means that counters values are more than 100%. If one and also two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you should be RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
After a long period of usage or you had used it for a large quantity of printing document, the printer will leave a lot of waste ink into Waste ink pad. If you don’t care about this problem, the waste ink tray will be full then the waste ink can be overflowed.
This affects other components and can make the Epson Artisan 730 printer be broken down. We can predict that case so Epson installed to make the Waste Ink Counter overflow soon to stop the printing procedure, this ensures that there is no waste ink which flows into the waste ink pad and prevent the waste ink from overflowing.
When one of the waste ink counters is overflowed, the printer will stop instantly. You should be clean the waste ink tray or replace then reset Waste ink counter back to 0% to continue printing.
How to avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
After you reset the waste ink counter back to 0% many times and the printers will go on working and let the waste ink flow into tray so the waste ink tray will be full soon and then overflow. This problem affect directly to printer so you need an useful solution to avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
The professional method: you can create an open bottle that contains the waste ink to help it can contain more waste ink. Let’s see the picture below:
But you need to have some tools and your creativity. If you can’t do this, you can use this following way.
This way is very simple, when you reset the waste ink counter, you can dissemble the top of the waste ink tray then take the waste ink out, if you can let’s dissemble the sponge and clean it.
You also buy a new waste ink tray to replace.
The disadvantage of this way is you can forget to clean waste ink pad so the ink can be overflowed. This can be bad effect to the components of the Epson Artisan 730.
Reset Epson Artisan 730 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson Artisan 730 resetter and setup
You are able to download by click on one of these links:
– Download Epson Artisan 730 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson Artisan 730 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson Artisan 730 Resetter
How to install WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Open Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
Then click “Next” to go to the next step
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup Epson Artisan 730 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson Artisan 730 resetter in default folder, click Next to continue
Then, click Next when “Select Start Menu Folder” window appears, if you don’t want to create a start menu folder click on “Don’t create a Start Menu folder“.
Step 1.3: Click to check “Create a desktop shortcut” then click Next to continue setup Epson Artisan 730 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson Artisan 730 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson Artisan 730 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson Artisan 730 Resetter Key with Paypal, VISA, Master Card or Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (One time reset only)
Step 2.1: Click here to go to Buy Page, or visit: https://resetkey.net/buy
Step 2.2: Enter the number of keys you want to buy in to Quantity box.
Step 2.3: Click on ADD TO CART button, then click Checkout with Paypal to pay the reset key and get the reset key from your email (You will receive the reset key in less than 10 seconds).
if you pay the reset key with Webmoney, please send money to WMZ Wallet: Z230787931543 then contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: Step to steps to reset your Epson Artisan 730 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson Artisan 730 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson Artisan 730 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson Artisan 730 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.