How to solve Epson R280 red light blinking error

Do you have an Epson R280 printer. But the red lights are flashing, and You don’t know what else to try.

How to solve Epson R280 red light blinking error

When using Epson R280 printer, you can encounter several flashing problems. The flashing signal suggests resetting the waste ink counter.

Naturally, the printer’s red light blinks because of several reasons, but the major reason of flashing is: One of the Epson R280 Waste ink pad counter is overflow.

About Epson R280 Waste Ink Counter overflow

The Epson printer counts the level of ink flow to waste ink pad and holds this number into printer’s memory space.

This number is called Waste Ink Counter.

How to know Epson R280 printer Waste Ink Counters are overflow?

Full waste ink counter of Epson R280 is 100%. Overflow means Epson R280 waste ink counters values are large than 100%.

It is usually simple to look at Epson R280 waste ink counters with InkReset program.

To know Epson R280 printer waste ink counter number, run wic reset program then click on READ WASTE INK COUNTERS button:

To know waste ink counter detail

When one or two counters are overflow – you can’t using printer – you have to RESET Epson R280 WASTE INK COUNTERS.

Best ways to resolve Epson R280 waste ink counter overflow

Or how do you reset flashing lights error condition on my Epson R280 inkjet printer?

In Epson R280 printer washing cycle, it dispels ink from its nozzles down a waste pipe into an absorbent pad.

Epson has put a counter in their printers (included Epson R280 printer) that counts every page passed through the printer and has place the Epson R280 printer to stop print after a particular number to avoid overflow of the waste ink pad.

Generally, Epson R280 printer’s waste pad is around 35% to 75% full when the printer starts displaying one message. Soon after the initial message, you can only just print 19-20 pages before your Epson R280 inkjet printer refuses to works anymore.

There is a workaround that you can use to reset the counter to its initial condition. Try these actions to resolve “Epson waste ink pad counter in the printer is overflow” error.

Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter for Epson R280 printer

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

Once extracted and before you begin, make sure your Epson R280 printer’s driver are already installed using the pc.

Double-click exe to run the WICReset Utility. Epson R280 adjustment program screen will appear. Select your printer model (Epson R280) in the left sidebar.

Check out video how exactly to resolve Epson R280 printer waste ink counter overflow here:

video how to reset Epson R280 printer red light blinking

Or you may browse the instruction on how to make use of wic reset tool to reset Epson R280 red light blinking error here:

How to reset Epson R280 printer red light blinking

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