This is the best way to reset the waste ink counter on Epson T27 printer by yourself, you don’t have to bring it to the stores and it also fix the printer’s problem like not printing and the blinking red light error “The printer’s ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson support”.
The Waste Ink Counter Overflow is a common problem in the Epson T27 printer as well as almost of Epson printer.
Most of them has this problem 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 T27 printer is having the Waste Ink Counter Overflow however you can fix this error according to our instruction.
Find the reason and the methods to solve the Waste Ink Counter on Epson T27 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 know that the Waste Ink Counter printer is overflowed
Let’s check your Epson T27 printer carefully based on these steps below:
– When the printer suddenly stops working, you may think that your printer is having Waste Ink Counter Overflow but there are a lot of others such as paper jam.
– Make sure by checking the Epson T27 printer’s LCD screen in case you have and also you can check the error message on 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”, your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
– I think you should download WIC RESET TOOL which is called Epson T27 Resetter then read the index of the Waste Ink Counter by clicking the button “read waste counters”.
What is Epson T27 Waste ink pad? What is Epson T27 Waste ink counter?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson T27 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 T27 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 T27 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson T27 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
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 T27 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 T27 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 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 should be 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 T27.
Reset Epson T27 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson T27 resetter and setup
You can download by select one of these links:
– Download Epson T27 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson T27 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson T27 Resetter
How to setup 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 setup Epson T27 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson T27 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 T27 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson T27 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson T27 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson T27 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: Instruction on how to reset your Epson T27 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson T27 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson T27 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson T27 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.