a couple of days my 7880 became unusable because of continuous cleaning cycle.
Just when one cycle is done, and things seem normal… there she goes again.!
tons of ink en nerves going down the drain…
andreas from amsterdam
If you turn the printer off and then send a print to it while it is off then turn it back on with a sheet ready, I have heard (second hand) that this can trick it into canceling the cleaning cycle.
If this was an initial fill that messing you up you can cancel this way: How to cancel the Initial Fill process on Epson Printers - InkjetMall & Piezography Blog