Epson R220 saying 'General Error' with flashing lights?

  bob dob 19:15 29 Sep 11
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Hi there, My Epson R220 printer has been saying for a while that some parts will need a service soon but i have been able to carry on regardless until tonight when i turned it on i got two flashing red lights and an on-screen message saying 'General Error'. Please can i ask what i can do to keep this brilliant printer going?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:34 29 Sep 11

what i can do to keep this brilliant printer going

Empty the waste ink tank and reset the counter using ssc

See this thread

  bob dob 19:40 29 Sep 11

Thank you. I am just about to use ssc but it is asking me do i want to remove the chip? What chip is this please?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:04 29 Sep 11

You should not have to remove chips to reset the protection counter, sounds as if you are trying to reset the ink cartridges

Have a read here

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