How to fix Epson T50 printer red light blinking and appear the error message “The printer’s ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact the Epson Support” by using WIC Reset Tool (or Epson T50 RESSETTER) and WIC RESET KEY.
In case the Epson T50 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can fix it by yourself by resetting the waste ink counter of Epson T50 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a popular error 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 have to pay a higher fee and waste a lot of time. So you should follow this post to learn more and then you can fix it by yourself.
Find the reason and the methods to repair the Waste Ink Counter on Epson T50 printer.
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson T50 printer, you have to sure that your Epson printer has this error and also other same errors. You completely realize this error based on these signals below.
How to know that the Waste Ink Counter printer is overflowed
We have three popular methods to know that your Epson T50 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson T50 printer is printing and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is blinking continuously.
– Secondly, Printer’s LCD 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 T50 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 T50 Waste ink counter? What is Epson T50 Waste ink pad?
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 T50 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 T50 Waste ink counter overflow?
To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson T50 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 should be 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 T50 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 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 T50 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 T50 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
Reset Epson T50 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson T50 resetter and setup
You can download by select one of these links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson T50 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson T50 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson T50 Resetter
How to install Epson T50 resetter:
Step 1.1: Open Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
After that click “Next” to go to the next step
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 setup Epson T50 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson T50 Resetter installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson T50 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson T50 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson T50 Resetter 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: Instruction on how to reset your Epson T50 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson T50 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson T50 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson T50 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.