Here is the best method to reset the waste ink counter on Epson R200 printer by yourself, you don’t should be take it to a service center and it also repairs the printer’s problem 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”.
You have had an Epson R200 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 error as well as you receive an error 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 should be bring your Epson printer to the store, it is very expensive and time – consuming.
What is the Waste Ink Counter on Epson R200 Printer? How can you fix?
As I have mentioned, you should sure your printer having the Waste Ink Counter problem 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 realize the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson R200 printer
We have three popular methods to know that your Epson R200 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson R200 printer is printing and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is flashing continuously.
– Secondly, Printer’s LCD 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 R200 Resetter and also WIC Reset Tool to read the numbers the Waste Ink counters and you can see the number is bigger that 100%
What is Epson R200 Waste ink counter? What is Epson R200 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 R200 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 R200 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson R200 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 need to 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 R200 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 need to clean the waste ink tray and also replace then reset Waste ink counter back to 0% to continue printing.
How to prevent the waste ink pad overflowing.
If you use the Epson R200 printer regularly, this problem will usually happen in your Epson printer so you should use some skills in resetting process to avoid overflowing waste ink.
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 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 R200.
Reset Epson R200 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson R200 resetter and setup
You can download by click on one of the links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R200 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R200 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R200 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 continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to setup Epson R200 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
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 R200 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson R200 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R200 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, 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 R200 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R200 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R200 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R200 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.