Monitoring My EPSON XP-8600 Series Printer using Prometheus and Grafana

Xavier «X» Santolaria
4 min readJan 4, 2023


Playing around with my Pi-hole Raspberry Pi, I thought I could expand its mission and started looking into Grafana and Prometheus. One thing leading to another, I though why not monitor my printer. Running out of ink is very common. It’s always when you need that print, that you can’t do it.

In this post, I’ll show you how I did it, and consider this a proof-of-concept. We’ll assume here that you already have a running instance of Grafana and Prometheus. If not…