EPSON 7-pin 9-pin
|The main purpose of the Chip is to
monitor ink levels and to provide an on-screen message telling you that the
cartridge is running low or is empty. Your Epson Chip Resetter allows you to
restore this function and once you have refilled your cartridge you can resume
full use just as it did when it was new.
The chip resetter comes with 2 adaptors
to help you line up the pins. The first picture shows you how to attach the
adaptor for a 7-pin cartridge. The 2nd picture shows you how to attach the
adaptor for a 9-pin cartridge. For some other cartridges that can be easily
lined up, the adaptor is not needed. (Please refer to the instruction sheet)
The EIRESET1 Chip Resetter can reset the ink level on almost all desktop Epson
brand cartridges and many “compatible” cartridges, as long as your cartridge
does not have one-time-use chip. The "one-time-use chip" destroys itself when
the ink runs out. There is no way to reset the chip on these cartridges.
Note: For 7-pin cartridges, you can reset the chip no
matter the cartridge is empty or not. For 9-pin cartridges, it's better to reset
it when there is at least 10% ink left. Some cartridges may destroy the chip
when the ink runs out completely, which makes the chip not reusable.
1. If you have a tall and thin cartridge (see below), prepare the reset device
to fit your cartridge by installing a plastic cartridge guide. Use the plastic
guide that best fits your cartridge.
2. Align your cartridge with the chip reset device. The pins on the reset device
must align exactly with the contacts on the ink level chip on the cartridge. Use
the notches on the reset device to help position the cartridge.
3. After a few seconds, the LED light should begin flashing red. If the reset is
successful, the light will turn green after 34
seconds. If the light does not flash, you have not made contact with the ink
level chip. Try pressing the reset device against the cartridge again, and with
the cartridge and the reset device pressed together, move the reset device
slightly back and forth, or up and down, to get a good contact with the chip.
4. If the LED light turns solid red, it means that the cartridge either has
one-time use hip or the chip has been damaged. There is no way to reset the chip
for this case.
5. For step to step instructions with pictures, please click here.