If you are using an Epson L3150 printer with a Mac computer, you may encounter a problem where the printer stops working and displays an error message saying that the ink pads are at the end of their service life. This means that the printer has reached the limit of the waste ink counter and needs to be reset.
Resetting the waste ink counter is a simple process that can be done using a software tool called Epson Resetter. This tool can reset the waste ink counter of many Epson models, including the L3150. In this article, we will show you how to download and use Epson Resetter to reset your Epson L3150 printer for Mac users.
Step 1: Download Epson Resetter
The first step is to download the Epson Resetter tool from this link: Epson Resetter L3110, L3100, L3150 Free Download. This is a zip file that contains the resetter software and the instructions on how to use it. You will need to unzip the file before you can run the software.
Step 2: Run Epson Resetter
The next step is to run the Epson Resetter software. To do this, follow these steps:
Open the folder where you extracted the zip file and double-click on the file named Adjprog.exe.
Select your printer model from the drop-down menu and click OK.
Click on Particular adjustment mode.
Select Waste ink pad counter from the list and click OK.
Check the box next to Main pad counter and click Check to see the current value of the waste ink counter.
If the value is more than 100%, you need to reset it. Click on Initialization and then click OK.
A message will appear asking you to turn off and on your printer. Do so and then click OK.
Your printer should now be reset and ready to use.
Step 3: Update your printer's firmware
The last step is to update your printer's firmware using Epson Software Updater. This will ensure that your printer is running smoothly and has the latest features and security updates. To update your printer's firmware, follow these steps:
Open Epson Software Updater from the Applications > Epson Software folder. If you do not have this utility, you can download it from here.
Select your printer model from the list and click Update.
Select Epson Firmware Update by checking the box next to it, then click Install.
Select Agree to continue.
Enter your user name and password, if necessary.
To run the firmware update utility, double-click on the Epson Firmware Updater icon in the window that appears.
Select I Agree and click Next.
Click Start and then OK.
- Wait for the firmware update to complete before using the printer.