In this post, we will give you the instruction of resetting the waste in counter on Epson L111 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 error message on the LCD screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life”.
You have had an Epson L111 printer in a good condition but today after turning it on to print the document, the printer doesn’t work and it also has the flashing red light problem as well as you receive an problem message on the LCD screen: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, we call this error is Waste Ink Counter Overflow.
You completely fix this problem with a low fee and you don’t need to bring your Epson printer to the store, it is very expensive and time – consuming.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to fix this
As I have mentioned, you should sure your printer having the Waste Ink Counter error and also 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.
The signals of Epson L111 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
There are three popular methods to know that your Epson L111 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson L111 printer is printing and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is blinking continuously.
– Secondly, computer show an error message: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
– Thirdly, when you use the Epson L111 Resetter or WIC Reset Tool to read the numbers the Waste Ink counters and you can see the number is bigger that 100%
What is Epson L111 Waste ink counter? What is Epson L111 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson L111 printer that collect, distribute, and very importantly contain the ink that is not used on printed pages (Waste Ink).
Waste Ink is collected by these pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs.
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 L111 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 and also Waste Ink Counter.
What is Epson L111 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson L111 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 or 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 L111 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 have to 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 first way: After resetting the waste ink counter, you should disassemble the waste ink pad and use the device to take all the waste ink the clean the waste ink pad to contain the waste ink.
But when you use this way, you have to open the printer regularly so it is inconvenient so you should see the next method to prevent this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson L111 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the waste ink bottle is almost full, you only have to the segment conductor and clean it to reuse.
Note: Let’s set the bottle under the printer to make the flowing process fluently. If you put the bottle higher than the bottom of the Epson L111 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
How to reset Epson L111 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson L111 resetter and setup
You are able to download by select one of these links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson L111 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson L111 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L111 Resetter
How to setting up Epson L111 resetter:
Step 1.1: Open Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
After that click “Next” to continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup Epson L111 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install WIC Reset Utility in default location, 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 install Epson L111 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Installation has finished installing Epson L111 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L111 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the WIC RESET KEY with Paypal, VISA, Master Card and also Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (This is One Time Reset Key)
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: Instructions to reset your Epson L111 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson L111 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L111 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L111 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.