Here is the simple way to reset the waste ink counter on Epson R230 printer at home, you don’t should be bring it to the stores and it also repairs the printer’s issue like not printing and the blinking red light problem “The printer’s ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson support”.
You have had an Epson R230 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 problem 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 R230 Printer? How can you fix?
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 realize the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson R230 printer
We have three popular methods to know that your Epson R230 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson R230 printer is working and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is flashing continuously.
– Secondly, Printer’s LCD show an problem 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 R230 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 R230 Waste ink pad? What is Epson R230 Waste ink counter?
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 R230 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 R230 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R230 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 have 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 R230 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 avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
If you use the Epson R230 printer regularly, this problem will usually happen in your Epson printer so you should use some skills in resetting process to prevent overflowing waste ink.
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 avoid this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson R230 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the waste ink bottle is 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 R230 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
How to reset Epson R230 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson R230 resetter and install
You can download by click on one of the links:
– Download Epson R230 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R230 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R230 Resetter
How to setting up WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Open Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
And now click “Next” to continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to install Epson R230 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson R230 resetter 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 R230 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson R230 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R230 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: How to reset your Epson R230 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know step to steps to reset your Epson R230 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R230 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R230 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.