We provide a reset key to reset the Epson EP-706A printer, but after resetting the printer you need to avoid waste ink flowing out of the printer.
There are 2 options that are: 1 is that you clean the waste ink tray, 2 is that you expand the waste ink tray according to this article, follow along.
Have you ever met the problem called the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson EP-706A printers? This is common problem in Epson series, the Epson EP-706A printers have the Waste Ink Counter that used to calculate the waste ink flowing into the Waste Ink Pad.
When the waste ink is full as well as the Waste Ink Counter is more than 100%, the printer will stop to ensure the safe of the printer. You can see the red lights flashing continuously and “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” shows on the screen.
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 the software to reset the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0%, this is called WIC RESET TOOL. You can reset Epson EP-706A printer’s Waste Ink Counter on your own by the detailed guide then your Epson EP-706A printer can run well.
Moreover, you need to watch out that your Epson EP-706A printer is new or old series because some reasons, if your Epson EP-706A printer is new printer, you don’t need to worry about the waste ink after resetting procedure. However, your Epson EP-706A printer’s Waste Ink Counter needs to be cleaned up the waste ink after resetting because the waste ink can be overflowed and affect to the other components of printer or make your Epson printer’s table dirty.
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.
To solve all the problems, you should use WIC RESET TOOL regularly, you won’t need to collect and clean up the waste ink and your Waste Ink Pad is not able to overflow waste ink.
Avoid Waste Ink Counters and Waste ink Pad Overflow.
To find the methods avoid the overflowing of the Waste ink Pad in Epson, we need to find some principles of Waste Ink Counters on the Epson printer.
What is Epson EP-706A waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson EP-706A 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 some porous pads in the printer that collect, distribute, and also really 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.
Whenever printhead cleanup process ink flush by printhead to waste ink pad. Therefore single time it may be overflowed because it could not absorb ink anymore then the ink will leak from the bottom of the printer.
The printer counts the volume of ink flow to waste ink pad and also stores this amount into printer’s memory ==> This number is known as Waste Ink Counter.
+ Therefore to avoid ink leaking outside the Epson EP-706A printer the waste ink counter might be overflowed and then Epson EP-706A inkjet printer will stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To get Epson EP-706A printer printing again – You must to RESET the Epson EP-706A printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson EP-706A printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your Epson EP-706A 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. See the result. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson EP-706A printer can not working – you have to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson EP-706A waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download WIC Reset Tool and install the application
Step 2: Buy the WIC RESET KEY
Step 3: Reset your printer with WIC Reset and WIC Reset Key
+ Connect your Epson EP-706A to computer that you installed WIC reset tool. Connect your computer to Internet.
+ Follow this article and reset your printer – Read how to reset Epson EP-706A printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson EP-706A printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson EP-706A printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You are using Epson EP-706A printer and have the problem with the waste ink counter overflow. After you reset, the waste ink still overflows so this post is the hack for you in this case. The Epson EP-706A Printer is not the same other so you can find the waste ink pad laid in different location.
Before starting with the detail steps we need to find some information about the ideas: As we know that the waste ink of the printer is constructed to flow into a wire pine to the Waste Ink Pad then they are collected by the sponge in the Waste Ink Pad, this make the waste ink not to overflow out of the Epson EP-706A printer but the sponge has the limited absorbing ability so when the sponge is not able to absorb the waste ink, it’ll overflow.
You can use a bottle to contain the waste ink instead of replacing the Epson EP-706A printer’s Waste Ink Pad or collect the waste ink from the Waste Ink Pad.
Shall you follow these steps to know more:
Step 1: Checking and open the cover of Epson EP-706A printer’s waste ink pad:
Let’s see the cover by turn the printer, as you can see in the picture the small cover, this is the waste ink pad’s cover.
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 EP-706A printer’s waste ink pad is larger than the gate to go over the waste ink pad you have already opened when you see. Disassembling the shell and this way needs to be done carefully, you have to take your printer to a service center.
Let’s see the step 2 because you can’t always open the Epson EP-706A printer to clean the waste ink pad or replace it.
Step 2: How to separate the tube from the Epson EP-706A printer’s 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 afrom the waste ink pad. Please clean it carefully to avoid the broken-down.
Be gentle and careful to avoid folding or cracking waste ink pipes of Epson EP-706A printer.
Step 3: As you can see in the picture, use a cylinder to suck the waste ink of the Epson printer. After that clean the waste ink tube and absorb the waste ink out of the Waste Ink counter.
You also must to suck the waste ink form the sponge in case the Epson EP-706A printer is new one you can skip this step but not for the old printer because the old one can be overflow the waste ink while the transferring process is occurring.
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 EP-706A printer is safe.
Step 4: Install the waste ink Bottle:
– You must the glass or plastic bottle.
– A tube is the same size as the the tube of the Epson printer.
– The connectors.
Let’s put the tube into the tube of the Epson EP-706A printer then plug the other into the bottle we have mentioned, don’t forget to put the bottle is lower than the Epson EP-706A printer to sure that the waste ink can flow easily as the picture below.
Now you can try printing some files and check the waste ink flow into the bottle or not.
After the bottle is full of waste ink you can bring it to pour then clean to use again
Notes: This bottle is a long-term solution, if you want to use this convenient method I think you should reset the Waste Ink Counter by using WIC RESET TOOL (Download here). It’s extremely professional.
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