Faqs / 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.

Naturally the capacity of these pads is limited so the printer protects you by flashing up the “Service Required” error and blocks further printing operations, etc.

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