Have you ever met the problem called the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson Stylus NX127 printers? This is common problem in Epson series, the Epson Stylus NX127 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 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 Epson printer series, they install the Waste Ink Counter on 100% position before the Epson Stylus NX127 printer’s Waste Ink Pad is full of waste ink and the Waste Ink Counter raises up.
You can see on our website, we provide the WIC RESET TOOL software so you can solve this error on your own when the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0%, the Epson Stylus NX127 printer will go on working.
However, this error is completely done in case your printer is new printer, the Epson Stylus NX127 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 Stylus NX127 printer is old, the waste ink can be overflowed into the 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.
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.
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 Epson Stylus NX127 waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson Stylus NX127 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 inkjet printer that collect, distribute, and also very 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.
When printhead cleaning process ink flush via printhead to waste ink pad. Therefore once it may be overflowed because it could not absorb ink ever again after that the ink will leak from the bottom of the printer.
The printer counts how many ink flow to waste ink pad and also stores this number into printer’s memory ==> This number is named Waste Ink Counter.
+ To avoid ink leaking outside the Epson Stylus NX127 inkjet printer the waste ink counter might be overflowed and Epson Stylus NX127 printer is going to stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To make Epson Stylus NX127 printer printing again – You have to RESET the Epson Stylus NX127 printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson Stylus NX127 printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your Epson Stylus NX127 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 Utility Tool here: Download WIC Reset
Step 2. Run WIC Reset Utility, Click on READ WASTE COUNTERS button:
Step 3. Read the popup. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson Stylus NX127 printer can not working – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson Stylus NX127 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 printer to computer that you installed WIC reset. Connect computer to Internet.
+ Follow this instruction and reset your Epson Stylus NX127 – Read how to reset Epson Stylus NX127 printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson Stylus NX127 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson Stylus NX127 printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You are using Epson Stylus NX127 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 Stylus NX127 Printer is not the same other so you can find the waste ink pad laid in different location.
Let’s see some information we give you here to know more. The waste ink normally flows from the waste ink tube to the Waste Ink Pad then the sponge in this having the fucntion of collecting the waste ink from the Epson Stylus NX127 printer. However, when the sponge such a lot of waste ink after a long usage period, it is not able to absorb anymore.
I think that replacing the Epson Stylus NX127 printer’s Waste ink Pad or using something to suck all the waste ink are two methods you bring up first but we have an alternative solution for you that is using waste ink bottle that can contain the waste ink during the printing procedure. Set your mind at rest because your Epson Stylus NX127 printer will not overflow the ink, everything you need is bringing the bottle to pour then clean it.
Follow these steps to know more and apply them:
Step1: Checking and opening the cover of the Waste Ink pad:
Let’s turn the Epson Stylus NX127 printer then find the cover of the waste ink pad. It is small cover od the printer.
Open it and you can see the waste ink’s wire pine and the waste ink’s sponge in the picture below.
Then you can realize that the Epson Stylus NX127 printer’s waste ink pad is larger than the gate to go over the waste ink pad you have already opened, so you must to disassemble the shell and this way needs to be done carefully. You will not be able to fix it by yourself.
Let’s see the step 2 because you can’t always open the Epson Stylus NX127 printer to clean the waste ink pad or replace it.
Step 2: Separate the waste ink tube out of the Waste Ink Pad:
When you find the Waste Ink Pad of the Epson Stylus NX127 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 Stylus NX127 printer.
Step 3: Clean the tube and absorb all the waste ink from the waste ink pad, you can use a cylinder to suck the waste ink in the waste ink tube of the Epson printer.
You also need to suck the waste ink form the sponge in case the Epson Stylus NX127 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 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 have 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 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 Stylus NX127 printer then plug the other into the bottle we have mentioned, don’t forget to put the bottle is lower than your Epson Stylus NX127 printer to sure that the waste ink can flow easily as the picture below.
You can print some contents 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.
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 Stylus NX127 printer’s Waste ink counter when it overflow. You can see to install this software in our other post.
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