How to solve Epson T12 red light blinking error

Do you have an Epson T12 printer. But now the printer’s red lights are flashing, and You don’t know what else to try.

How to solve Epson T12 red light blinking error

While using Epson T12 printer, you can encounter several blinking issues. The flashing signal advises reset the waste ink counter.

In fact, the printer’s red light blinking because of several causes, however the major cause of blinking is: Among the Epson T12 Waste ink pad counter can be overflow.

What is Epson T12 Waste Ink Counter overflow

The printer depends the amount of ink flow to waste ink pad and stores this amount into printer’s memories.

This number known as Waste Ink Counter.

How to know Epson T12 printer Waste Ink Counters are overflow?

Maximum waste ink counter of Epson T12 is 100%. Overflow means Epson T12 waste ink counters values are large than 100%.

It is usually easy to check Epson T12 waste ink counters with InkReset utility.

To know Epson T12 printer waste ink counter number, run wic reset software then click on READ WASTE INK COUNTERS button:

To know waste ink counter information

When ever one or three counters are overflow – you can not using printer – you have to RESET Epson T12 WASTE INK COUNTERS.

How to resolve Epson T12 waste ink counter overflow

Or how do you reset blinking lights mistake state on my Epson T12 printer?

In Epson T12 printer cleaning cycle, it dispels ink from its nozzles straight down a waste pipe into an absorbent pad.

Epson has put a counter in their printers (included Epson T12 printer) that counts every page passed through the printer and has set the Epson T12 printer to stop working after a particular number to avoid overflow of the waste ink pad.

Generally, Epson T12 printer’s waste pad is around 35% to 75% whole when the printer starts displaying one message. Soon after the preliminary message, you can only just print 19-20 pages before your Epson T12 printer won’t prints anymore.

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

Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter for Epson T12 printer

Download the WIC Reset Utility here (WICReset). Use Winzip to extract the downloaded file.

Once extracted and before starting, make sure your Epson T12 printer’s driver are already installed using the pc.

Double-click exe to run the WICReset Utility. Epson T12 adjustment program screen will appear. Select your printer model (Epson T12) in the left sidebar.

Watch video how to resolve Epson T12 printer waste ink counter overflow here:

video how to reset Epson T12 printer red light blinking

Or you can read the instruction on how to make use of wic utility to reset Epson T12 red light flashing problem here:

How to reset Epson T12 printer red light blinking

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