You are using the Epson EP-905F printer series and you have the issue with the Waste Ink, Epson EP-905F printer uses the Waste Ink Counter to prevent the waste ink from overflowing, the Waste Ink Counter will be full of ink after you print a large of documents, this limit raise up from 0% to 100%, when the Waste Ink Counter is equally 100% or more, the printer will stop working instantly to sure that the waste ink isn’t able to overflow into the Waste Ink Pad. The signals for this position are the twice red light flashing and send the notification “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
If your Epson EP-905F printer is a new printer, its Waste Ink Counter is installed on 100% position before the Waste Ink Pad is full and the Waste Ink Counter raised up.
You can see on our website, we provide the WIC RESET TOOL software so you can solve this error by yourself when the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0%, the Epson EP-905F printer will go on printing. This is how to reset Epson EP-905F waste ink counter
However, this problem is completely done in case your Epson EP-905F printer is new one, the Epson EP-905F printer’s waste ink pad will not be overflowed. If you don’t clean the Waste Ink Pad after the first resetting process or your 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.
So after resetting the Waste Ink Counter, you need to clean up the Waste ink Pad, this demand some skills of yours and time.
You don’t need to disassemble the components and check regularly to prevent the waste ink from overflowing depending on the better solution called WIC RESET TOOL.
How to void 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-905F waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson EP-905F 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 very importantly contain 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.
When printhead cleanup process ink flush via printhead to waste ink pad. Then once it can be overflowed because it could not absorb ink any more and then the ink will leak from the bottom of the inkjet printer.
The printer counts the number of ink flow to waste ink pad and then stores this amount into printer’s memory ==> This number is known as Waste Ink Counter.
+ So that you could prevent ink leaking outside the Epson EP-905F inkjet printer the waste ink counter might be overflowed and Epson EP-905F printer will stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To get Epson EP-905F printer printing again – You have to RESET the Epson EP-905F printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson EP-905F printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your printer red light blinking
+ 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 result. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson EP-905F printer can not printing – you have to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson EP-905F waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download WIC Reset Tool and install the WIC Reset
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 tool. Connect computer to Internet.
+ Follow this instruction and reset your Epson EP-905F – Read how to reset Epson EP-905F printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson EP-905F printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson EP-905F printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You completely use these skills to sop the Epson EP-905F 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.
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-905F 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-905F printer’s Waste Ink Pad or collect the waste ink from the Waste Ink Pad.
Shall you follow these steps to extra waste ink pad:
Step1: Checking and opening the cover of the Waste Ink pad:
Let’s turn the Epson EP-905F printer then find the cover of the waste ink pad. It is small cover od the printer.
Open the cover and you can see the waste ink’s tube and the waste ink’s sponge in waste ink pad as the picture below.
When you see the waste ink pad of the Epson EP-905F you need to disassemble the shell but the cover is smaller than the waste ink pad so you must to be careful when do this, I think the best thing is the fixer’s help.
You can follow and apply our method that doesn’t need to remove any thing, let’s see in the second step:
Step 2: Separate the waste ink tube out of the Waste Ink Pad:
When you find the Waste Ink Pad of the Epson EP-905F printer and the waste ink tube, you can use a tool to separate the waste ink tube iut of the waste ink pad. Please move everything softly and carefully to prevent the damage of the tube.
Be gentle and careful to avoid folding or cracking waste ink pipes of Epson EP-905F 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.
Next, you also need to suck the waste ink form the sponge if the Epson EP-905F printer is new one you can skip this step but not for the old printer because of being overflow the waste ink while the transferring procedure is running.
By this way, it’s not necessary to worry about the waste ink overflowing when you don’t use the bottle to contain the waste ink. However, you must to check and suck the waste ink regularly so I think you should use a bottle to assist to collect the waste ink.
Step 4: Install the bottle out of the printer.
You need to prepare the following:
– A bottle made from plastic or glass.
– A relative tube is as equal as the tube of the printer.
– The connection tool.
Let’s put the tube into the tube of the Epson EP-905F printer then plug the other into the bottle we have mentioned, don’t forget to put the bottle is lower than your Epson EP-905F printer to sure that the waste ink can flow easily as the picture below.
You can print some files right now to check that your printer is working well or not as well as the waste ink can be absorbed or not
After a definite period of using you have to pour all the waste ink and clean the bottle up then continuprinting jobs.
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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