Below is a way to expand the waste ink container of the Epson EP-702A printer, the image used in the video is used by another printer, but the Epson Ep-702A printer also does the same.
How to avoid Waste Ink Pad Overflow? As we know that the Epson printer series have the Waste Ink Counter. The Waste Ink Counter turns up from 0% to 100% after a long period of usage. The principle of the printer is if the Waste Ink Counter of the Epson EP-702A printer is more than 100%, the printer will stop printing immediately.
This action ensures that the waste ink is not overflowed into the waste ink tray. The Epson EP-702A printer also blinks the red lights and sends a message “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” error
For the new printer series, they install the Waste Ink Counter on 100% position before the Epson EP-702A printer’s Waste Ink Pad is full of waste ink and the Waste Ink Counter raises up.
If you want to fix this problem at home to save time and money, you can go to the online page of our website, then you can buy the WIC RESET KEY to reset the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0% then your printer can work well.
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 EP-702A 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 EP-702A printer.
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.
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 EP-702A 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 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.
While printhead cleaning process ink flush via printhead to waste ink pad. So that once it might be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink anymore and then the ink are going to leak from the bottom of the printer.
The inkjet printer counts how much ink flow to waste ink pad and also stores this number into printer’s memory ==> This number is known as Waste Ink Counter.
+ Therefore to avoid ink leaking outside the Epson EP-702A printer the waste ink counter could be overflowed and then Epson EP-702A inkjet printer will stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To make Epson EP-702A printer printing again – You must to RESET the Epson EP-702A printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson EP-702A 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 popup. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – you can not print – you should to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson EP-702A 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 EP-702A printer to computer that you installed WIC reset tool. Connect computer to Internet.
+ Follow this instruction and reset your printer – Read how to reset Epson EP-702A printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson EP-702A printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson EP-702A printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You are using Epson EP-702A 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 EP-702A 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 EP-702A printer. However, when the sponge such a lot of waste ink after a long usage period, it is not able to absorb anymore.
You can use a bottle to contain the waste ink instead of replacing the Epson EP-702A 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 EP-702A 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 EP-702A 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.
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-702A 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-702A 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.
You also have to suck the waste ink form the sponge in case the Epson EP-702A 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 EP-702A printer is safe.
Step 4: Install the waste ink Bottle:
– You have the glass or plastic bottle.
– A tube is the same size as the the tube of the Epson printer.
– The connectors.
You can see in this picture to know how to install and assemblr all the component together to avoid the Epson EP-702A printer’s waste ink pad overflow.
Now you can try printing some documents and check the waste ink flow into the bottle 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 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 EP-702A printer’s Waste Ink Counter. It’s more professional than replace the Waste ink Pad.
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