We instruction you how to download the Epson R340 Resetter to fix the most common error of the Epson printer. As we know that the waste ink counter make the Epson R340 printer stop printing as well as the red light blinks continuously and show a message with content “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
In case the Epson R340 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can fix it by yourself by resetting the waste ink counter of Epson R340 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a common problem and this error also happens regularly on Epson printer.
If you don’t know how to solve and you bring it to the guarantee store, you will need to pay a higher fee and waste lots of time. So you should follow this post to know more and then you can fix it by yourself.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to fix this
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson R340 printer, you should be 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 R340 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson R340 printer is overflowed or 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 have to reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson R340 Resetter or WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson R340 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 R340 Waste ink pad? What is Epson R340 Waste ink counter?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson R340 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 R340 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 R340 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R340 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
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 R340 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.
If you use the Epson R340 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 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 should be open the printer regularly so it is inconvenient so you should see the next method to prevent this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson R340 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the 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 R340 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
Reset Epson R340 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson R340 resetter and install
You can download by select one of these links:
– Download Epson R340 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson R340 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson R340 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson R340 Resetter
How to setup Epson R340 resetter:
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 setup Epson R340 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson R340 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 R340 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson R340 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has finished installing Epson R340 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson R340 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 (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 (email@example.com) to get the reset key
Step 3: Instructions to reset your Epson R340 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson R340 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson R340 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson R340 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.