Question about Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

Open Question

My printer is a epson sx 218 it cannot recognize my cartridges is there any way i can reset the printer to defaults so it will recognize the cartridges the ink duz not show up in the software thanks..............my email

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 11 Answers

SOURCE: Epson printer says "cannot recognize ink cartridges".

Are you using genuine epson cartridges? Many generics simply dont work on the newer printers. Once the printer decides the cartridge is empty, it sends a signal to the chip and that's it. You might hear ink, but if the chip says empty you can't use it. It also has the annoying habit of doing this when there's still 10-15% of the ink left.
I use reusable cartridges from http://www.ccs-digital.com They hold 2/3 more ink and the chips automatically reset to full if you remove and re-insert the cartridge. Instead of replacing the entire cartridge when it's empty, you pop out an internal ink tank and replace just that. So you know the chip has already been recognized by your printer. The ink tanks cost under $3. I think these are a brilliant invention.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Epson rx580 printer

I just started calling Epson's customer service line every time. They always offered to FEDEX new ink. I got tired of waiting for it to come and began returning bad cartridges to office depot where I had bought it and found out that they will take it back if it doesn't work. Now I've decided that some (a lot) of Epson's ink cartridges for the RX580 are bad and that I just have to keep trying until I get ink cartridges that work. I had tried the qtip cleaning, checking the ink/sensor connection, and making sure I had them snapped in tight. I've finally figured out it IS the ink. BTW, I always use the ink Epson reccomends, so it is definately that many of their cartridges are faulty. It's a pain to have to return them but as long as I can return and replace them and eventually have a machine that will print when I need it to, I can live with that.

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

SOURCE: Epson R1800 printer won't recognize new ink cartridge

ughhhh I'm having the same problem... STUPID MAGENTA

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

CaptainHawk1
  • 345 Answers

SOURCE: epson rx595 cannot recognize ink cartridge

Just had this happen to me. Turned it off, turned it back on... nothing. In/out with the cartridge several times and when I blew on the contacts of the printer (where the little microchio on the cartridge touches) it finally worked. Did the blowing on the contacts help? Maybe, but more likely is that the it was just repeatedly trying to d oit before the machine figured it out.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: Epson Stylus SX400 "Ink cartridges cannot be recognized"

Try this: First check which cartridge(s) are not being recognized. In my case where I replaced all three color cartridges, two were recognized right away but one was not. You find out by sending a print request to the printer and looking at the ink cartridge levels diagram in the dialog window. In my case two of three were fine but one had a red X on it. So I removed it and cleaned the contacts with alcohol then rocked it in the slot after pressing it in. It was recognized and the charging process began as normal.

Posted on Oct 25, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I replaced a black cartdridge epson sx 510w, but the printer doesn't recognized it?


I would recommend the following:
  • Remove the cartridge from the printer.
  • Turn the printer off.
  • Wait 30-60 seconds.
  • Turn the printer back on.
  • Reinstall the ink cartridge.
If the printer still doesn't recognise the cartridge it is likely to be faulty. In which case I would recommend seeking a replacement from wherever it was purchased.

Feb 27, 2013 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Epson stylus sx 435w does not recognise ink cartridge


my epson stylus photo sx 435 w doesn' t recognize the cartriges of a second brand so that I can't working .How can I reset, if possible, the software of the printer in order to bring it back to the initial conditions.

Feb 17, 2013 | Epson Stylus Sx435w

1 Answer

Epson Stylus NX415 does not recognize ink cartridges. Cartridges are Epson 88's. Worked for awhile, and then stopped recognizing them. Tried powering down the printer, cleaning the cartridges, turning...


Epson Printers are sensitive in terms of Ink Cartridges.. The latest Epson Printers does not have ink reseter.. Ink reseter are already built-in on the ink cartridges.. The problem on this printer is when you have a cartridge on your printer, let say, 30% of the ink level, even though your ink is new, and you change it without using the right ink replacement method, it will recognize your ink as a 30% ink level. When your ink level drops to 0%, but you have remaining 70% of the ink, it does not recognize it anymore. The chip on the ink cartridge is already registered as an empty cartridge.

May 28, 2011 | Epson Stylus NX400 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

How do reset my EPSON 6200 L cartridge chip?


Hello

Buy a smart chip resetter. It is available online for about $10.

Wipe clean the Epson cartridge using a paper towel. Pay special attention to the area where you attach the chip-resetter. Gently clean the copper nodes at the back end.

Clip the Epson chip resetter to the cartridge's back. Make sure the resetter's end with the button comes on the top.

Press the button on the top of the resetter and hold it for 5 to 10 seconds. This activity will restore the default OEM settings of the cartridge. The tiny LED light on some chip resetter models also indicate that the smart chip has been reset. The printer then recognizes the cartridge as full.

Remove the chip setter from the cartridge by pressing the release clip on the resetter's bottom.

Nov 11, 2010 | Epson laser Printer EPL-6200L Laser

1 Answer

Ink not compatable on sx 400


Try pulling out the cartridges and powering down the printer. Put the cartridges back in and pull power back up. That may let the printer recognize them and sober up. If you have recently replaced the cartridges, make sure that the new ones are EXACTLY the same as the old ones. Even if they fit, they may not work.

Jul 20, 2010 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Epson stylus sx 405 cartridge problem will not accept replacement cartridge, it is the correct cartridge, I have used the same before and it worked perfectly.


Hi there you can download this from my website.
Main features.
SSC Service Utility allow you to do many amazing things with Your Epson printer :
1) Work directly with CSIC in Epson Stylus printers cartridges.
2) Reset or rewrite any chip using special addon device.
3) Freeze internal ink counters.
4) Reset internal ink counters even with empty cartridges.
5) Separate cleaning of color and black heads for all Epson inkjet printers, powerful cleaning mode.
6) Hot swapping of cartridges supported.
7) Resetting of protection counter (even then it is already full).
8) More then 100 different Epson printers supported
This allow many people with high printing demands to save some money (program works with both black and color cartridges).
Up to day this software works under Windows 95/98/ME/2K2/XP with both the LPT and USB printers.
Download Free
Click Link = http://www.4all2sell.com/reset-tools/sscserve.exe
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks
All files on my website are only there for a limited time


May 06, 2010 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Epson R1800 message needs servicing


Go to computer tool stores, and search the tool that have the name " Auto Reset chip" or "cartridge chip" or "resseter chip" for your epson type , example : "resseter chip for epson t10" . this tool is a lot of selling at any computer stores in the world . In my city (Jakarta - Indonesia) in the selling price just -/+ $. 5 , this tool easy to use and will be described by seller.

The tool like this I have long used since 2002 for epson printer c41 sx and c43 sx....

Many ways to overcome the problems, but it's the most practical ways " to Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter of Everything Epson Type"
rsseter-2.jpg

Aug 14, 2009 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Printer won't recognize cartidges


try to use the SSC epson reseter...

this should fix your Printer!

Good Luck!
Here´s the link: www.ssclg.com/epsone.shtml

Dec 05, 2008 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Inkjet Printer/...

3 Answers

PROBLEME OF MY EPSON LQ 2090


whene i turn up my epson, i have a bip soone and all the leds are lighing

Nov 06, 2007 | Epson LQ-2090 Matrix Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Office Equipment & Supplies Logo

Related Topics:

824 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Epson Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18391 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you an Epson Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...