How to solve Epson R260 red light blinking error

If you have an Epson R260 printer. But now the red lights are flashing, and You don’t know how to solve this problem.

How to solve Epson R260 red light blinking error

While using Epson R260 printer, you may encounter several blinking complications. The flashing alert suggests resetting the waste ink pad counter.

In fact, the printer’s red light flashing because of few causes, however the major reason of flashing is: One of the Epson R260 Waste ink pad counter is definitely overflow.

What means Epson R260 Waste Ink Counter overflow

The printer depends the amount ink flow to waste ink pad and holds this information into printer’s memory.

This volume is named Protection Counter.

How to know my Epson R260 printer Waste Ink Counters are overflow?

Maximum waste ink counter of Epson R260 is 100%. Overflow shows that Epson R260 waste ink counters number are large than 100%.

It is very easy to check Epson R260 waste ink counters with InkReset software.

To check Epson R260 printer waste ink counter information, run wic reset software then click on READ WASTE INK COUNTERS button:

To know waste ink counter information

When one or two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you have to RESET Epson R260 WASTE INK COUNTERS.

How to solve Epson R260 waste ink counter overflow

Or how do you reset blinking lights mistake state on my Epson R260 printer?

In Epson R260 printer washing cycle, it dispels ink from its nozzles straight down a waste pipe into an absorbent pad.

Epson has place a counter in their printers (included Epson R260 printer) that counts every page moved through the printer and has place the Epson R260 printer to shut down after a specific number to prevent overflow of the waste ink pad.

Generally, Epson R260 printer’s waste pad is around 35% to 75% full anytime the printer begins showing an error message. Immediately after the initial message, you can only print 19-20 pages before your Epson R260 printer won’t prints anymore.

There is a workaround that you can use to totally reset the counter to its working state. Try these techniques to fix “Epson waste ink pad counter in the printer is overflow” error.

Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter for Epson R260 printer

Download the WIC Reset Utility here (WICReset). Make use of WinRar to extract the downloaded file.

Once extracted and before starting, make sure your Epson R260 printer’s driver already are installed using the pc.

Double-click exe to run the WICReset Utility. Epson R260 adjustment program screen will appear. Select your printer model (Epson R260) in the left sidebar.

Play video how exactly to reset to zero Epson R260 printer waste ink counter overflow here:

video how to reset Epson R260 printer red light blinking

Or you may browse the instruction on how to use wic utility to reset Epson R260 red light flashing problem here:

How to reset Epson R260 printer red light blinking

Thanks and good luck