This is the simple method to reset the waste ink counter on Epson L211 printer by yourself, you don’t have to take it to a service center and it also fix the printer’s issue like not working and the red light blinking error “The printer’s ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson support”.
The Waste Ink Counter Overflow is a common error in the Epson L211 printer as well as almost of Epson printer.
Most of them has this error 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 printer is having the Waste Ink Counter Overflow however you can solve this error according to our instruction.
What is the Waste Ink Counter on Epson L211 Printer? How can you fix?
The users who use the Epson L211 printer nearly got on with this error. Some of them waste a lot of money for fixing this error. However, you can fix it on your own in case it has this problem after you check your printer carefully.
How to know that the Waste Ink Counter printer is overflowed
Let’s check your Epson L211 printer carefully based on these steps below:
– When the printer suddenly stops working, you may think that your printer is having Waste Ink Counter Overflow but there are a lot of others such as paper jam.
– Make sure by checking the Epson L211 printer’s LCD screen in case you have and also you can check the error message on the computer, if you see “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
– I think you should download WIC RESET TOOL which is called Epson L211 Resetter then read the index of the Waste Ink Counter by clicking the button “read waste counters”.
What is Epson L211 Waste ink counter? What is Epson L211 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson L211 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 L211 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 L211 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson L211 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 have to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
After a long period of usage and also 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 L211 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 avoid 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 and also 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 should be 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 pad 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 L211.
Reset Epson L211 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson L211 resetter and setup
You are able to download by click on one of these links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson L211 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L211 Resetter
How to setup WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
And now click “Next” to go to the next step
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup WIC Reset Utility. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson L211 resetter in default folder, click Next to continue
After that, 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 L211 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson L211 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L211 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the WIC RESET 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, and also 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 L211 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know step to steps to reset your Epson L211 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L211 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L211 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.