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My epson rx650 ink pad replacement.

Hi my printer has stoped working im sure its inkpad chip, can i remove and wash them out? also can it be drained out of the tube into a bottle? how can i reset the chip? and also im using a continuous ink feed but every time it runs low it says not genuine ink, do you want to continue? so i press yes, is there a way to override this recognition chip?"
thankyou
regards
simmo

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  • SIMON SIMON Dec 06, 2007

    ok thats nice information, but you havent told me how to fix the problem, is that what i get for $9.99 ? thats it a few words i basicly knew?

  • SIMON SIMON Dec 06, 2007

    ok so do i get refunded then?
    thanks for your help , i wasnt going off at you, sorry if it seemed that way.
    regards
    simon

  • SIMON SIMON Dec 06, 2007

    ok so i need to go to epson to fix this problem then?
    thanks

  • SIMON SIMON Dec 07, 2007

    ok so who can repare them in perth western auistralia please?

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Epson have there reset's pretty locked up, Agents have to register to gain axcess rights to software program tool that resets purge counter (waste count rset) , there are 7 pads in these printers just felt blocks that suck up ink and the electronic counter. all colours are mixed in felt so no draining guess you could wash them out but it is the counter that will stop you, wont go till reset. I have seen some after market ink chip resets but dont know if they work.

Epson about 6 months ago sealed up their tec support download system, now we have to identify agent and rep who is downloading the "eagle" software that is the Epson adj software that allows adjustment and reset of waste ink counter.

reseter link and another http://www.printercartridges.com.au/

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    more explaination, If I want the 650 adj program to do a customers machine, first I must log on to service epson site, then I must download a file that epson places on my laptop, then I can go to download page but epson system looks for that file on my laptop before download is allowed, if I move that file or put program on another computer, program will not start unless it can find that file in its epson located position.



    hey I cant do the impossible I have the program, post your email and I'll give it to you but it wont work for you as I have explained, I didn't charge you so dont go off at me, I was just answering you question, you cant reset it sorry but no is the answer I have, or do you wish me make up some press this 24 times then power on bullshit story for you to follow?

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    Soulvisitor Dec 06, 2007

    ask fixya not me or other trade people aka "experts" re refund I'm just a printer teco who just got home from work in australia that saw your post and replied

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    Soulvisitor Dec 06, 2007

    if you ran a hose from the purge unit into a bottle it still wouldn't fixya problem cause the waste ink count is done by the machine counting how many dots it prints and when that count reachs a preset threshold it shuts down and want counter reset. Not measured by ink in pads but estimated waste ink accumilated

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    Soulvisitor Dec 07, 2007

    An epson dealer can change pads and reset it for you, we charge about 25 for the pads and 100 labour, and recommend replacement instead, cause its a pain of a job, entire printer has got to be removed from base to gain access to lower waste pads. Takes at least 50 mins to strip, remove and replace pads, rebuild, reset and test, if you've done a few of them. Took me 2 and half hours to do my first one.

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