How to Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter of Epson TX800FW Printer
If you own an Epson TX800FW printer, you may encounter a problem where the printer stops working and displays an error message like \"A printer's ink pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support.\" This means that the waste ink pad counter has reached its limit and needs to be reset.
Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem. You can use a service adjustment program called Epson TX800FW Adjustment Program to reset the waste ink pad counter and restore your printer's functionality. This program is a utility program for the specified printer model, which allows you to reset the waste ink pad counter, prescribe the print head ID, do printer initialization and other functions[^1^].
In this article, we will show you how to download and use the Epson TX800FW Adjustment Program to reset your printer's waste ink pad counter.
Step 1: Download the Epson TX800FW Adjustment Program
The first step is to download the Epson TX800FW Adjustment Program from a reliable source. You can find it on various websites that offer printer service programs, such as ORPYS[^1^]. The program is usually compressed in a RAR file, so you will need a software like WinRAR or 7-Zip to extract it.
Alternatively, you can also download the program from this link: Tx800fw Eai By Orthotamine Rar Adjustment Program Epson Tx800fw [^2^]. This link was posted on a Trello board by someone who claimed to have used the program successfully.
Step 2: Run the Epson TX800FW Adjustment Program
After downloading and extracting the program, you need to run it on your computer. The program works only with USB on the OS: Windows and has an English interface language[^1^]. Before running the program, make sure that your printer is connected to your computer via USB and turned on.
To run the program, double-click on the file named Tx800fw_EAI_by_OrTHoTaMiNe.exe. You may see a warning message from your antivirus software or Windows Defender, but you can ignore it or add the program to the exceptions. The program is safe and does not contain any viruses or malware.
When the program opens, you will see a window like this:
Select your printer model from the drop-down menu and click on OK.
Step 3: Reset the Waste Ink Pad Counter
The next step is to reset the waste ink pad counter of your printer. To do this, follow these steps:
On the main window of the program, click on Particular adjustment mode.
Select Waste ink pad counter from the list of options and click on OK.
On the next window, check both boxes for Main pad counter and Platen pad counter and click on Check. This will show you the current values of the counters.
Click on Initialization to reset both counters to zero. You will see a confirmation message asking you to turn off your printer. Click on OK.
Turn off your printer and wait for a few seconds. Then turn it back on.