steps here to replace the chip unit and refill the ink in your
- When the
message Check Ink Levels appears on
the LCD screen, use the scale on the ink pack to check how much ink
is left in the ink tank.
If the remaining ink level is greater than 2.8 in. (70 mm) from the
base of the ink tank, continue to use the printer until the
remaining ink level is 2.8 in. (70 mm) from the base of the ink
tank so that you can use all the ink in a new ink pack to refill
the ink tank.
If the remaining ink level is 2.8 inches (70 mm) or
less, go to the next step.
Note: When the
message Refill Ink Tank is displayed
on the control panel screen and the remaining ink level is greater
than 2.8 in. (70 mm) from the base of the ink tank, it is time to
replace the ink tank. The ink tank must be replaced because fine
dirt, dust, and other foreign material causes the ink tank’s filter
to malfunction. The ink tank replacement interval depends on the
usage environment and conditions. Contact Epson Support for
information on replacing components.
- Lift the
lock lever for the slider of the chip unit you intend to
- Insert a
finger into the groove on the top of the slider and pull the slider
Do not tilt the slider. If you drop the chip
unit, it may break.
- Remove the chip unit from the
- Confirm that the label color on the
slider matches the label on the new ink pack. Then attach the chip
unit supplied with the new ink pack to the slider.
- Hold the slider level and insert it.
Lower the lock lever.
Do not push the slider in with too much force.
Failure to observe this precaution could damage the printer.
- Shake the new ink pack horizontally
approximately 2 inches (5 cm) left and right for 5
seconds (approximately 15 times).
- Open the ink inlet cover.
- Do the following:
- For all ink colors except High Density Black ink, remove the
ink inlet cap from the ink tank.
- For the High Density Black ink, grasp the loop at the top of
the ink inlet cap and slowly remove the ink inlet cap.
Rest the stirring stick on the tab at the edge of the tank as
- Cut or tear off the ink pack spout
- Insert the spout of the ink pack into
the groove and slowly tilt it to pour out the ink.
Note: Be sure to
completely empty the ink pack into the tank. Do not use an ink pack
to refill multiple ink tanks. This can prevent the proper display
of messages from the remaining ink warning system.
- Do the following:
- Close the ink inlet cover.
Note: If ink
adheres to the heat shield, clean the heat shield.