The users who use the Epson Artisan 710 Printer series all have the problem while the printing process is happening, this issue called Waste Ink Counter Overflow. The manufacturers produced the Epson printers with an important component called Waste Ink Counter.
This is used to calculate the number of waste ink during printing procedure. After a long period of printing documents, the Waste Ink Counter will gradually raise up from 0% to 100%. The printer will stop printing immediately when this case happens to avoid the waste ink overflowing, the printers can send you the signals of this problem such as the red lights blinking as well as the message on the screen: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
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 find the program that is provided by us on the formal website, this software called WIC RESET UTILITY TOOL has the function to take the Waste Ink Counter back to 0%, you can reset Epson Artisan 710 printer’s Waste Ink Counter by yourself based on the solution on the website, when the resetting is complete, your Epson Artisan 710 printer can continuously printing.
If you are using a new printer, it’s is unnecessary to care about the waste ink pad after the resetting procedure. Besides, you have to clean up the Waste ink pad after resetting the Waste Ink Counter in case your Epson printer is old model because the waste ink can be overflowed and makes your printer can be broken down.
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 Epson Artisan 710 printer.
WIC RESET TOOL is suitable solution for you without collecting the waste ink in Waste Ink Pad.
Avoid 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 Epson Artisan 710 waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson Artisan 710 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 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.
Whenever printhead cleanup process ink flush via printhead to waste ink pad. So single time it may be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink ever again and then the ink will leak from the bottom of the inkjet printer.
The inkjet printer counts the volume of ink flow to waste ink pad and also holds this amount into printer’s memory ==> This number is called Waste Ink Counter.
+ So to avoid ink leaking outside the Epson Artisan 710 printer the waste ink counter may be overflowed and Epson Artisan 710 printer stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To make Epson Artisan 710 printer working again – You must to RESET the Epson Artisan 710 printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson Artisan 710 printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your Epson Artisan 710 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”.
+ 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 result. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson Artisan 710 printer can not working – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 to computer that you installed WIC reset. Connect computer to Internet.
+ Follow this instruction and reset Epson Artisan 710 printer – Read how to reset Epson Artisan 710 printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson Artisan 710 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson Artisan 710 printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You are using Epson Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 printer’s waste ink pad.
There are many solutions for you such as replacing the Waste ink Pad or using something to suck all the waste ink, you can also follow the waste ink to a bottle that can contain the waste ink during the printing procedure. You can set your mind at rest that your Epson Artisan 710 printer will not overflow the ink, everything you need is bring the bottle to pour then clean it.
Shall you follow these steps to extra waste ink pad:
Step 1: Checking and open the cover of Epson Artisan 710 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.
When you see the waste ink pad of the Epson Artisan 710 you need to disassemble the shell but the cover is smaller than the waste ink pad so you need 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: How to separate the tube from the Epson Artisan 710 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 Artisan 710 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.
Next, you also must to suck the waste ink form the sponge if the Epson Artisan 710 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, don’t 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 collect the waste ink.
Step 4: Install the bottle out of the printer
You will need:
– 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 the Epson Artisan 710 printer’s waste ink pad overflow.
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 the bottle is full of waste ink you can bring it to pour then clean to use again
Notes: This bottle is a good solution, if you want to use this convenient method for the long-team. I think you should use WIC Reset Tool for reset the Epson Artisan 710 printer’s Waste Ink Counter. It’s more professional than replace the Waste ink Pad.
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