Canon G3200 – waste counter reset (free)

This guide has been provided to us by an end-user who tried and tested it against their Canon Megatank G3200 and may work with other Megatank models (Please comment or contact us if you test and find it works for other models).   Turn off Printer. PUT PRINTER IN SERVICE MODE: Hold STOP then POWER […]

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Remaining capacity of Maintenance box :: Is it full or empty?

Epson maintenance boxes are waste ink pad holders with a chip that end-users (ie: you) can take out and replace as/when you need to. However, the status monitor (which shows you how full or empty these boxes are) can be confusing and counter-intuitive so here’s a quick guide to make it clear. The higher/greater the […]

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Cleaned the pads, but my Epson is still not working! Why?

We often get visitors who’ve used one of our guides to locate and access the waste ink pads in their printer and hit this problem…   User Submitted question: Hello sir, I recently searched for the printer ink’s pads nearing end of service life help. I found out your site and the instructions you provided. […]

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An Introduction to Waste Ink

The Error The most common error message that customers receive is “Parts” or “Waste pads” “inside the printer have reached the end of their Service Life“. You are then directed to read your manual which, unfortunately, doesn’t tell you anything. Worse still, Epson first line support are renowned for recommending disposal of printers with this […]

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Reset waste ink counter: RX600

This is a legacy tip we weren’t aware of previously but it seems to work so here’s a way to reset the waste ink counter on an Epson RX600 model printer, without using any software. Press and hold the following buttons together: Power/On Stop Color (copy) B&W (copy) … for a few seconds.   If […]

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USB connection required

A direct USB connection (between printer and computer with reset utility) is required to complete a waste counter reset. The reason for this is that the waste ink counter resides in the printer firmware and as such a stable connection is required. Network connections, particularly wireless, can be interrupted at a critical juncture and any […]

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Linux :: Reset Tools

Updated: March 16th 2015 While not all Linux OS distros are covered the WICReset team have released a version for 32 and 64 bit Debian Linux which is available using the following download links: Debian Linux 64-bit Debian Linux 32-bit   Unless you are a Linux hacker able to tweak the code on the above, […]

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AdjProg :: Windows 8 Compatibility

Based on various reports from end-users it appears that Windows 8 is not able to use many of the AdjProg utilities and, while not tested, probably the SSC utility. WICReset utilities are still reported to be compatible but it is advisable to check your printer can be recognised and the waste counter read properly before […]

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Epson Reset Utilities – Types, Function, Cost

When it comes to resetting the waste ink counter on Epson inkjet printers there’s a lot of confusion about what options there are, which utilities work with Mac, require a key, cost money and more besides so here’s a detailed introduction to the different ways to reset the waste ink counter on your printer. Buttons […]

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WICReset/iWIC :: Troubleshooting

Three are some common problems/questions associated with the WICReset/iWIC utilities so this will act as a troubleshooting guide on how to resolve them. Common to both iWIC related (MacOS) WICReset related (Windows)   Common to both Utilities (iWIC/WICReset) Q. Connection/Communication errors when connecting through a USB hub. A. Use a direct connection between the computer […]

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