In this post, we will give you the instruction of resetting the waste in counter on Epson R3000 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 problem 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 R3000 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can fix it by yourself by using WIC Reset Tool to reset the waste ink counter of Epson R3000 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a common problem and this problem 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.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to fix this
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson R3000 printer, you need to sure that your Epson printer has this problem and also other same errors. You completely realize this error based on these signals below.
The signals of Epson R3000 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
There are three popular ways to know that your Epson R3000 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson R3000 printer is printing and suddenly stops printing 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 R3000 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 R3000 Waste ink pad? What is Epson R3000 Waste ink counter?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson R3000 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 R3000 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 R3000 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R3000 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
The overflowing ink can make the printer dirty and be broken down so the waste ink tray prevents this problem by this flowing process, before the waste ink is full and can be overflowed, the waste ink counter overflow to guarantee the printer’s safety.
So when the waste ink counter is full, you can’t print anymore and you will receive the notification about the full waste ink counter.
There are a lot of waste ink counters in Epson R3000 printer therefore if one of them is more than 100%, the printer will stop printing and all you need is resetting the waste ink counter back to 0% as well as clean the waste ink tray.
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 avoid this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson R3000 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 R3000 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
Reset Epson R3000 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson R3000 resetter and install
You are able to download by click on one of the links:
– Download Epson R3000 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R3000 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R3000 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R3000 Resetter
How to install Epson R3000 resetter:
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 WIC Reset Utility. 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 folder, 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 R3000 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson R3000 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson R3000 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R3000 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, 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: Step to steps to reset your Epson R3000 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know step to steps to reset your Epson R3000 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R3000 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R3000 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.