In this article, we will give you the guide of resetting the waste in counter on Epson R2880 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”.
In case the Epson R2880 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can repair it by yourself by resetting the waste ink counter of Epson R2880 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a common error and this error also happens regularly on Epson printer.
If you don’t know how to repair and you bring it to the guarantee store, you will need to pay a high fee and waste lots of time. So you should follow this post to learn more and then you can fix it on your own.
What is the Waste Ink Counter on Epson R2880 Printer? How can you fix?
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson R2880 printer, you should be sure that your Epson printer has this problem and also other same errors. You completely realize this problem based on these signals below.
How to know that the Waste Ink Counter printer is overflowed
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson R2880 printer is overflowed and also 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” or “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 should be reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson R2880 Resetter or WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson R2880 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 R2880 Waste ink pad? What is Epson R2880 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 R2880 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 R2880 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R2880 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 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 R2880 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 or replace then reset Waste ink counter back to 0% to continue printing.
How to prevent 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 need to open the printer regularly so it is inconvenient so you should see the next method to solve this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson R2880 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the 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 R2880 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
Reset Epson R2880 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson R2880 resetter and install
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 R2880 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R2880 Resetter
How to setting up 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 install Epson R2880 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson R2880 resetter 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 R2880 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson R2880 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R2880 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson R2880 Resetter Key with Paypal, VISA, Master Card or 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 (email@example.com) to get the reset key
Step 3: Step to steps to reset your Epson R2880 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R2880 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R2880 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R2880 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.