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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Installation: CX3200

The Epson CX3200 is surprisingly like the R300 with a minor change in the way the trapdoor is mounted. Instead of the screw securing it being to the bottom of the trap door, it’s located perpendicular and at the top of the trap door. Not exactly rocket science. Inside things are a little different as […]

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Epson Error 0x50

Error Message: Cannot seek CR home position This error indicates that the printhead carriage can’t move back into its resting position on the far right* of the printer. Other Indicators: Printhead/Carriage moves freely even after turning printer off/on Printhead does not lock into position on the far right Possible causes include: Paper or some other […]

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Installation: RX640 (archived)

The Epson RX640 is built in the same way as the RX560, RX580, RX585, RX590, RX595 and RX610 models from Epson so this guide will apply equally to those models as well.   Note: A more comprehensive guide for the RX560 is now available and the overall design of the printer is very similar, if […]

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Installation: Epson D120, C110, C120

Note: This printer is physically, exactly the same as the following Epson printer models: C110 C120 D120   The Epson D120 follows on from the earlier C84 to D88 models and their tradition of no trapdoor or access hatch. While this does mean you have to release the top of the printer case to get […]

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Installation: Epson D92

This modification also applies to these Epson models: C79 C90, C91, C92 D78 D92 S20, S21 T10, T11 T20, T21, T23, T26, T27   The case design and general build approach for the D92 has been used in a lot of the new cheaper printers as well so this guide will be useful for a […]

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Installation: RX680, RX685, RX690

This guide is equally applicable to the following models: RX680 RX685 RX690 I’ll use the model number RX685 for ease throughout.   The RX685 is yet another of the “trapdoor” printer types, however it did have a small sting in the tail in terms of the trapdoor design itself so it merits its own modification […]

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Installation: Epson Stylus 900

This guide was submitted by an OctoInkjet customer as a PDF and has been retained in that format. Click the link below to download a copy. Printer Potty installation guide for the Epson Stylus 900

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Installation: Epson Photo 1400, 1390, 1410

This modification covers the Epson Stylus Photo models: 1390 1400 1410 The Epson 1400 printer seems to be incredibly similar to the R2400 and R1800, in terms of case and waste ink design but with one important difference. Instead of utilising two waste tubes this printer has only one. This guide provides greater detail on […]

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Installation: C84 – D88

This modification is equally applicable to to the Epson models: C84, C86, C88, D88 C64, C66, C68, D68 The C86 printer and similar models (there’s a slew of them!) do not have the trapdoor built into their designs so the instructions for fitting a waste ink tube on these printers is more complex and requires […]

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