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Error: Service Required?

The error “Service Required” is usually indicated when the waste pads in the printer have reached a perceived saturation point. While the actual message may vary slightly depending on your Epson inkjet printer model, effectively you’re being told to get … Continue reading

Counter Reset: How long does it last?

We get asked this a lot and the answer is really very simple if you consider that a proper reset tool (official Epson IPR tools do not apply*) will reset your Epson inkjet printers waste ink counter back to zero, … Continue reading

What are waste pads?

Waste ink pads are basically a form of nappy (diaper) for inkjet printers. Every time your printer has a new ink cartridge, runs a maintenance routine or you run the printhead cleaning function, the printer dumps ink into these pads. … Continue reading

About Printer Potty »

What is a Printer Potty?

A Printer Potty is an external waste ink collection kit that comprises of a collection tank and a tube connector. The inkjet printer will pump waste ink through it’s internal pump/cleaning system and it’s this that is redirected into our … Continue reading

Using the Site »

Finding the right kit

To help you find the right Printer Potty for your printer we’ve provided the Pick-a-Potty tool on our home page. Simply type in your printers model number eg: for the Photo Expression XP605 you would type in 605 Select the … Continue reading

Finding your installation guide

All Printer Potty kits come with printed instructions that cover the basics for dealing with the waste ink and tank itself but with so many different printer designs we keep the printer specific information on-line as videos, and step by … Continue reading

Where Are Support Docs?

This FAQ tool deals with general queries about the Printer Potty product and gently introduce visitors to the basic concepts without overloading them with jargon or other printer specific detail. If you’re looking for the technical support resources such as: … Continue reading

Pick a Potty Help »

Finding the right kit

To help you find the right Printer Potty for your printer we’ve provided the Pick-a-Potty tool on our home page. Simply type in your printers model number eg: for the Photo Expression XP605 you would type in 605 Select the … Continue reading

Access Limits

The Pick-A-Potty tool is intended to potential Printer Potty customers with information to help with their own printers. However, wholesale data trawling is discouraged and as such we have a system that identifys and limits such behaviour. We’re aware it’s … Continue reading

WICReset Service

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Alternative Reset Utility Available

The printer model you selected (via Pick-a-Potty) is supported by a reset utility or service. Unlike our WICReset service however this utility will be one of the following: IPR (Ink Pad Reset) utility available from Epson (America) AdjProg Service Utility … Continue reading