I have been advised by epson before to clean no more than 3 times in a row and failing that, dont clean again untill the next day. This actually worked for me last time we had major head cleaning issues
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Power off the printer, check for obstructions.
Move the print head to the left side, then again check for obstructions.
Make sure the cartridge cover is closed.
Try to reinstall your inks, push them down the cartridge holder until they click.
This is a common problem with compatible cartridges where the chip on the cartridge is faulty, missing or is not making contact correctly with the printer cartridge connectors. The first thing to do is make sure that the plastic seal has been removed from the chip and that it is free of any residual adhesive etc. You can clean this with a cotton bud soaked in isopropyl alcohol or VCR tape head cleaner. DO NOT USE SURGICAL SPIRIT or any other cleanser as this will either leave a residue itself or damage the plastics and rubbers in the printer. Once cleaned reinsert the cartridge and try again. Then try running the print cleaning cycle, tst prinmt and then alignment cycles.
If this is still unsuccessful the best solution is to return the cartridges to the vendor where you bought them and get another brand of cartridges or use genuine original cartridges. When you find a reliable manufacturer of cartridges, stay with them. Don’t forget to clean the print head and realign & recalibrate the printer at every cartridge change for optimum results. Also make sure that you use high quality paper for the best images results.
You need to reset waste ink counter. Don't forget to replace or wash waste ink pad. Or just extend outlet pipe from head cleaning mechanics to outside bottle.Use SSC latest version or R320 adjusment program. Find at indoreset.blogspot.com. Or contact me if you don't find out there. It's free.
Reset waste ink counter using SSC ver. 4.30. You can find at indoreset.blogspot.com. Don't forget to replace waste ink pad, washing or extend outlet pipe from head cleaning mechanic to outside of printer.
I had a similar problem with the r320 epson
I found that it had blocked.
this works well to clear the head
1 switch on the printer with the cover open
2 as the cartridge head moves away from its docked position pull the mains plug.
3it is then possible to slide the head to the left .
4 there is a square of flet on the right the head would normally be over, add a squirt of mr muscle bathroom cleaner on the pad ( main off)
5plug the printer back in and the head will return the the docked position.
6 leave for and hour or 6 then try to print
Does the green light come on when you insert a card? Most likely that if it can not read the cards, and it is just not your PC failing to communicate with the card reader, then the mainboard is probably faulty.
If it's in warranty get Epson to replace it. If not, you could see if you can source another R320 from eBay, (or similar) that has a different problem and swap the mainboards. You would also need the service utility to do this as you MUST change the print head ID on the new mainboard.
Another alternative is to simply buy a cheap card reader and plug it into the USB input port on the printer. If the mainboard is faulty, this may not work though. Still you could then just plug the reader into your PC instead.