How to repaire Epson T26 printer red light flashing and appear the error “The printer’s ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact the Epson Support” by reset your Epson T26 printer’s Waste ink counter with Epson T26 RESSETTER program.
The Waste Ink Counter Overflow is a common error in the Epson T26 printer as well as almost of Epson printer.
Most of them has this error and let’s watch out some following signals. When your printer stops working and appear the message on the screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support” and the red light is continuously blinking.
Now you can conclude that your Epson T26 printer is having the Waste Ink Counter Overflow however you can solve this issue according to our instruction.
Find the reason and the methods to fix the Waste Ink Counter on Epson T26 printer.
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 T26 printer
There are three popular ways to know that your Epson T26 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson T26 printer is printing and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is blinking continuously.
– Secondly, there is 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 T26 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 T26 Waste ink counter? What is Epson T26 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson T26 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 T26 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 T26 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson T26 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 T26 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 and also 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 prevent the waste ink pad overflowing.
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 have 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 tray 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 T26.
Reset Epson T26 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson T26 resetter and setup
You are able to download by select one of these links:
– Download Epson T26 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson T26 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson T26 Resetter
How to setting up Epson T26 resetter:
Step 1.1: Open Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
Then 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 T26 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson T26 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson T26 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 (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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: Instruction on how to reset your Epson T26 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know step to steps to reset your Epson T26 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson T26 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson T26 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.