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You have got perhaps heard about the waste ink counter overflow on Epson printers or waste ink counter overflow on Epson R1800 printer. We give you more details about this error, the way to fix Epson R1800 waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid Epson R1800 waste ink counter overflow once again in this post.
You also know about how to recognize waste ink counter overflow and how to check waste ink counter number by using Wic Reset Utility Tool.
What is Epson R1800 waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
Notes: You only see this error on Epson Printer and some Canon printer. Check the list of Epson printer will make this mistake here (epson waste ink counter overflow list)
What is Epson R1800 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 printer that collect, distribute, and very importantly include 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.
When printhead cleanup process ink flush by printhead to waste ink pad. Therefore one time it might be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink anymore in that case the ink will leak from the bottom of the printer.
The inkjet printer counts how many ink flow to waste ink pad and also holds this amount into printer’s memory ==> This number is known as Waste Ink Counter.
+ So to avoid ink leaking outside the Epson R1800 printer the waste ink counter can be overflowed and then Epson R1800 printer is going to stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more then 100%.
To get Epson R1800 printer working again – You have to RESET the Epson R1800 printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
How to know that your Epson R1800 printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your 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”.
How to check Epson R1800 printer waste ink pad is overflow or not?
It is very easy to check Epson waste ink counters with Wic Reset Utility.
1. Download wic reset utility here: Download wic reset
2. Run Wic Reset Utility, Click on READ WASTE INK COUNTERS button:
3. Watch the result. If one or two counters are overflow – you can not print – you have to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
How to fix Epson R1800 waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download wic reset utility and install first
Step 2: Buy wic reset key or get free key
Step 3: Reset your printer with wic reset and wic reset key
+ Connect your Epson R1800 printer to computer that you installed wic reset.
+ Connect your computer to Internet.
+ Follow this post and reset Epson R1800 printer – Read how to reset Epson R1800 printer
How to avoid Epson R1800 printer make “Waste ink counter overflow” error?
Above I said that Waste Ink is collected by waste ink pads during the initial setup of the product, during print head cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs.
=> The Epson R1800 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow time depends on these 3 items:
– How many times the initial ink charge has been used.
– How much borderless photographs have been printed.
– How many times the print head cleaning cycles were performed.
During Epson R1800 print head cleaning cycle – about 2-4% of waste ink counter is been used (the waste ink counter increases).
So if You make about 25-30 print head cleanings cycles => You can overflow the Epson R1800 printer waste ink counter.
=> Tips how to avoid Epson R1800 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow:
– Use print head cleaning when it is strongly needed.
– Use quality inks to avoid print head cleanings.
– Epson offer optional, cost-effective, one or two-year service contracts for our ink jet printers in addition to the standard one-year warranty.
While under warranty or service contract, all hardware failures and maintenance messages are covered repairs. With one of these options, you can ensure the continued operation even with heavy use for up to 3 years.
– Different solution for high volume users is to look at a higher level inkjet printer with a more robust duty cycle like the Epson Stylus Pro line of printers with larger ink cartridges and also lower costs of usage.
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