Have you ever met the problem called the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson printers? This is common issue in Epson series, the Epson Stylus NX330 printers have the Waste Ink Counter that used to calculate the waste ink flowing into the Waste Ink Tray.
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 flashing 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, they setup the Waste Ink Counter on 100% position before the Epson Stylus NX330 printer’s Waste Ink Pad is full of waste ink and the Waste Ink Counter raises up.
You can find the software 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 printer’s Waste Ink Counter by yourself based on the solution on the website, when the resetting is complete, your printer can continuously printing.
If you are using a new one, it’s is unnecessary to care about the waste ink pad after the resetting procedure. Besides, you have to clean up the Waste ink tray 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.
In order to reset the Waste Ink Counter you need to take all the waste ink out of the tray then use the skills to open the printer.
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.
Avoid 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 NX330 waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson Stylus NX330 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 inkjet printer that collect, distribute, and very importantly contain 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.
Even while printhead cleaning process ink flush via printhead to waste ink pad. Then once it can be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink ever again after that 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 holds this amount into printer’s memory ==> This number is known as Waste Ink Counter.
+ And to stop ink leaking outside the Epson Stylus NX330 inkjet printer the waste ink counter might be overflowed and then Epson Stylus NX330 printer will stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To make Epson Stylus NX330 printer working again – You must to RESET the Epson Stylus NX330 printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson Stylus NX330 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 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 NX330 printer can not working – you have to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson Stylus NX330 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 your computer to Internet.
+ Follow this guide and reset Epson Stylus NX330 printer – Read how to reset Epson Stylus NX330 printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson Stylus NX330 printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson Stylus NX330 printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You completely use these skills to sop the Epson Stylus NX330 printer from meeting the problem called Waste Ink Counter Overflow after implementing resetting process. Each Epson printer is designed to have different Waste Ink Pad’s position so let’s read this text carefully to know more.
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 NX330 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 NX330 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 NX330 printer will not overflow the ink, everything you need is bringing 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 Stylus NX330 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 the waste ink’s wire pine and the waste ink’s sponge in the picture below.
When you see the waste ink pad of the Epson Stylus NX330 you need to disassemble the shell but the cover is smaller than the waste ink pad so you must to be careful when do this, I think the best thing is the fixer’s help.
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 Stylus NX330 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 must to suck the waste ink form the sponge in case the Epson Stylus NX330 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 Stylus NX330 printer is safe.
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 NX330 printer then plug the other into the bottle we have mentioned, don’t forget to put the bottle is lower than the Epson Stylus NX330 printer to sure that the waste ink can flow easily as the picture below.
Now you can try printing some contents 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 Stylus NX330 printer’s Waste Ink Counter. It’s more professional than replace the Waste ink Pad.
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