How to avoid Waste Ink Pad Overflow? As we know that the Epson CC-570L printer series have the Waste Ink Counter. The Waste Ink Counter turns up from 0% to 100% after a long period of usage. The principle of the printer is if the Waste Ink Counter of the Epson CC-570L printer is more than 100%, the Epson CC-570L printer will stop printing immediately.
This action ensures that the waste ink is not overflowed into the waste ink pad. The Epson CC-570L printer also blinks the red lights and sends a message “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” error
For the new Epson printer series, the Waste Ink Counter is installed at 100% before the printing process makes the Waste Ink Tray be full or the Waste Ink counter raises.
You can see on our website, we provide the WIC RESET UTILITY software so you can solve this error on your own when the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0%, the printer will go on printing.
However, this error is completely done in case your Epson printer is new one, the Epson CC-570L printer’s waste ink tray will not be overflowed. If you don’t clean the Waste Ink Pad after the first resetting process or your Epson CC-570L printer is old, the waste ink can be overflowed into the Epson printer and make the printer dirty or can make your table soiled and it is the reason for damage of Epson printers.
You have to collect the waste ink out of the Waste Ink Pad after resetting Waste Ink Counter but you need to hajve the good skills and careful when open the printer.
WIC RESET TOOL is suitable solution for you without collecting the waste ink in Waste Ink Pad.
Avoid Waste Ink Counters and Waste ink Pad Overflow.
To understand clearly about the problem and the ways to fix this, why don’t we see the information about the running principles of the Epson printers.
What is waste ink counters? Waste ink counter overflows?
1. What is Epson CC-570L waste ink counter overflow?
Epson inkjet printers have inside a part of sponge for absorbing and collecting waste inks. It is called waste ink pad.
Waste Ink Pads are a number of porous pads in the inkjet printer that collect, distribute, and also really importantly include the ink which 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.
Even while printhead cleanup process ink flush by printhead to waste ink pad. Therefore single time it might be overflowed because it could not absorb ink anymore in that case the ink will leak from the bottom of the inkjet printer.
The printer counts the volume of ink flow to waste ink pad and stores this number into printer’s memory ==> This number is named Waste Ink Counter.
+ And to prevent ink leaking outside the Epson CC-570L inkjet printer the waste ink counter can be overflowed and Epson CC-570L printer is going to stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To get Epson CC-570L printer working again – You must to RESET the Epson CC-570L printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson CC-570L printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your Epson CC-570L printer red light flashing
+ Your printer LCD screen or computer screen appear: “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”.
+ It is very easy to check Epson waste ink counters with WIC Reset Utility.
Step 1. Download WIC Reset Tool here: Download WIC Reset
Step 2. Run WIC Reset Utility, Click on READ WASTE COUNTERS button:
Step 3. Watch the popup. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – you can not print – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson CC-570L waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download WIC Reset Tool and install the program
Step 2: Buy the WIC RESET KEY
Step 3: Reset your printer with WIC Reset and WIC Reset Key
+ Connect your printer to computer that you installed WIC reset utility. Connect computer to Internet.
+ Follow this instruction and reset your printer – Read how to reset Epson CC-570L printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson CC-570L printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson CC-570L printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You completely use these skills to sop the Epson CC-570L printer from meeting the problem called Waste Ink Counter Overflow after implementing resetting process. Each Epson printer is designed to have different Waste Ink Pad’s position so let’s read this text carefully to know more.
Let’s read about the ideas then go to the detail step: Do you read some information about the waste ink of the Epson CC-570L printer? The Waste ink flow into a tube then come to the Waste Ink Pad then the sponge in the Waste Ink Pad will suck all the waste ink, this prevent the waste ink from overflowing out of the Epson CC-570L printer. The sponge has the limited absorbing ability when it is not able to absorb the waste ink, it’ll overflow out of the Epson CC-570L printer’s waste ink pad.
You can use a bottle to contain the waste ink instead of replacing the Epson CC-570L printer’s Waste Ink Pad or collect the waste ink from the Waste Ink Pad.
Please follow these steps to allow the waste ink flow into the alternative bottle:
Step1: Checking and opening the cover of the Waste Ink pad:
Let’s turn the Epson CC-570L printer then find the cover of the waste ink pad. It is small cover od the printer.
Open it and you can see a tube and the waste ink pad with the sponge to absorb the waste ink as the picture below.
Then you can realize that the Epson CC-570L printer’s waste ink pad is larger than the gate to go over the waste ink pad you have already opened, so you have to disassemble the shell and this way needs to be done carefully. You will not be able to fix it by yourself.
To avoid this case, you can follow and apply our method that doesn’t need to remove any thing, let’s see in the second step:
Step 2: How to separate the tube from the Waste Ink Pad.
You can see the Waste Ink Pad of the Epson printer and the tube, you had better use the tool to separate the tube from the waste ink pad. This step needs the skills to avoid the damage of the printer.
Be gentle and careful to avoid folding or cracking waste ink pipes of Epson CC-570L printer.
Step 3: Tidy the waste ink tube and absorb the waste ink out of the Waste Ink counter, you can use a cylinder to suck the waste ink that is the remnant in the tube of the Epson printer.
You must to absorb the waste ink from the sponge in the Waste Ink Pad, if your Epson CC-570L printer is new you can skip this step but if it’s old one, you need to clean the Waste Ink Pad to avoid overflowing waste ink when you move the printer. The waste ink can flow to othe oponents and make them dirty or broken down.
By absorbing the waste ink out of the Waste Ink Pad, you can go on the printing process without the waste ink overflow problem, you should check regularly to sure that your Epson CC-570L printer is safe.
Step 4: Install the bottle out of the printer
You will need:
– A bottle made from plastic or glass.
– A relative tube is as equal as the tube of the printer.
– The tube connection tool.
Let’s put the tube into the tube of the Epson CC-570L printer then plug the other into the bottle we have mentioned, don’t forget to put the bottle is lower than the Epson CC-570L printer to sure that the waste ink can flow easily as the picture below.
Now you can try printing some contents and check the waste ink flow into the bottle or not.
After the bottle is full of waste ink you can bring it to clean then go on using.
Notes: This bottle is a good solution, if you want to use this convenient method for the long-team. I think you should use WIC Reset Tool for reset the Epson CC-570L printer’s Waste Ink Counter. It’s more professional than replace the Waste ink Pad.
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