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Chip Resetter

Resetting the Epson® Smartchip Cartridges

This special device is called an Epson Chip Resetter or simply SK168 and costs $19.95. It is a device into which you fit the cartridge and in a few seconds the chip of the cartridge is reset. That device is sold at:

Epson® Chip Resetter

The software solution is freeware. You may download the software that resets the Epson cartridges from:

Freeware resetter

That software is capable of resetting the memory of the cartridges from most Epson inkjet printer (a full list of the printers the program recognizes is available at its website). The program is extremely easy to be use.

Be on alert, because some people sell this program, even though it is freeware.

 


GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (Please Read!)

To use the syringe and needle in the kit:

  • Lock the needle into the syringe with a twisting motion.
  • Remove the ink bottle cap.
  • Insert the needle through the bottle seal.
  • Draw the ink up into the syringe.
  • Insert the needle into the inkjet cartridge. SLOWLY push the syringe plunger down to inject the ink into the cartridge.
  • Inject any excess ink in the syringe back into the ink bottle.
  • Rinse the syringe and needle with warm water after use to prepare the syringe for the next color.
  • DO NOT MIX COLORS IN THE SYRINGE.

Please review before attempting refill procedure

  • Ink bottles have a dot label on the bottle identifying the color.
  • Work in a suitable area so that any spillage or drips are contained.
  • Ink is permanent and will stain clothing, etc.
  • Read the complete instructions for your cartridge before beginning the refill procedure.
  • Do NOT touch any of the electronic contacts of the cartridges.
  • Do NOT let ink cartridge dry out. 
  • Refill the cartridge immediately after removal from the printer.
  • Inject ink very slowly to avoid injecting air bubbles. Do NOT overfill.
  • Always recap partially used ink bottles for storage.
  • Exposure to air for long periods of time will cause the ink to deteriorate.
  • If cartridge leaks after refilling, let the cartridge stand in an upright position for 5 minutes on a dry paper towel.
  • Immediately install the refilled cartridge in the printer.
  • More than one cleaning or printing cycle may be required for some cartridges.