Have you ever met the problem called the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson RX565 printers? This is common problem in Epson series, the Epson RX565 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 Epson printer will stop to ensure the safe of the printer. You can see the red lights blinking 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 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 RX565 printer’s Waste Ink Counter by yourself by the detailed guide then your Epson RX565 printer can run well.
Moreover, you need to watch out that your printer is new or old series because some reasons, if your printer is new printer, you don’t need to worry about the waste ink after resetting procedure. However, your Epson RX565 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.
So after resetting the Waste Ink Counter, you need to clean up the Waste ink Pad, this demand some skills of yours and time.
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.
How to void waste ink counters and waste ink pad overflow.
We should find out the rule of working process of the Epson printer’s Waste Ink Counter in order to prevent the Waste Ink Counter from overflowing.
What is waste ink counters? Waste ink counter overflows?
1. What is Epson RX565 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 several porous pads in the printer that collect, distribute, and really 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.
Anytime printhead cleaning process ink flush by printhead to waste ink pad. Then one time it could be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink ever again in that case the ink will leak from the bottom of the printer.
The inkjet printer counts the volume of ink flow to waste ink pad and then holds this number into printer’s memory ==> This number is named Waste Ink Counter.
+ So you can stop ink leaking outside the Epson RX565 inkjet printer the waste ink counter may be overflowed and then Epson RX565 inkjet printer stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To get Epson RX565 printer printing again – You have to RESET the Epson RX565 printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson RX565 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. Read the message. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson RX565 printer can not printing – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson RX565 waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download WIC Reset Tool and install the software
Step 2: Buy the WIC RESET KEY
Step 3: Reset your printer with WIC Reset and WIC Reset Key
+ Connect your Epson RX565 printer to computer that you installed WIC reset utility. Connect your computer to Internet.
+ Follow this post and reset your printer – Read how to reset Epson RX565 printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson RX565 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson RX565 printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You are using Epson RX565 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 RX565 Printer is not the same other so you can find the waste ink pad laid in different location.
Let’s read about the ideas then go to the detail step: Do you read some information about the waste ink of the Epson RX565 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 RX565 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 RX565 printer’s waste ink pad.
You can use a bottle to contain the waste ink instead of replacing the Epson RX565 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:
Step 1: Checking and open the cover of Epson RX565 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 RX565 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.
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 RX565 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 need to suck the waste ink form the sponge in case the Epson RX565 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 RX565 printer is safe.
Step 4: Install the bottle out of the printer
– A bottle made from plastic or glass.
– A relative tube is as equal as the tube of the printer.
– The tube connection tool.
You can see in this picture to know how to install and assemblr all the component together to avoid your Epson RX565 printer’s waste ink pad overflow.
You can print some documents right now to check that your printer is working well or not as well as the waste ink can be absorbed or not
When the bottle is full of waste ink you can bring it to clean then go on using.
Watchout: This is an good solution and you can use it in a long-term but you should use a tool called WIC RESET TOOL to reset Epson RX565 printer’s Waste ink counter when it overflow. You can see to install this software in our other post.
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