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Epson Stylus CX5000 Series
Quick Guide
Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning
Maintaining Your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series All-in-One

Summary of Contents

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    ® Epson Stylus CX5000 Series Quick Guide Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning Maintaining Your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series All-in-One Solving Problems...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Loading Paper ......... 5 Copying a Photo or Document Placing the Original on the Glass .

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    Solving Problems ........40 Error Indicators .

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    Introduction After you have set up your Epson Stylus on the Start Here sheet, turn here to: ■ Load paper ■ Make a quick copy of a document or photo ■ Print photos stored on a memory card ■ Print photos directly from your camera ■...

  • Page 5: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper Follow the steps here to load paper in your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one. 1. Open the paper support and slide out the extensions. 2. Open the output tray and pull out the extension. 3. Flip the feeder guard forward.

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    However, for the best results, you’ll want to use one of Epson’s special ink jet papers designed for your printer. For example, your photos will look great printed on Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy (see page 26 for more information).

  • Page 7: Copying A Photo Or Document, Placing The Original On The Glass

    2. Close the cover gently so you don’t move the original. Caution: Never open the document cover beyond where it stops and do not place heavy objects on top of the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one. Copying a Photo or Document...

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    If you need to copy or scan a thick or large document, you can remove the document cover. Just open it and pull it straight up. If you need to press the document flat while you copy or scan it, do not press too hard and be careful not to move it.

  • Page 9: Copying

    You can make copies using letter-size (8.5 × 11-inch), 4 × 6-inch, and 5 × 7-inch plain, photo, or matte paper. Copying a Document 1. Make sure the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is turned on. 2. Place the document on the glass as described on page 7.

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    Copying a Photo 1. Make sure the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is turned on. 2. Place the photo on the glass as described on page 7. Be sure to close the document cover. 3. Load up to 20 sheets of letter-size, 4 × 6-inch, or 5 × 7-inch photo or matte paper (see page 5 if you need instructions).

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    Making 10 or More Copies 1. Make sure the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is turned on. 2. Place the photo on the glass as described on page 7. Be sure to close the document cover. 3. Press the button until you see “...

  • Page 12: Printing From A Memory Card

    Printing From a Memory Card The Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one lets you print color photos directly from your digital camera’s memory card; just insert it into a memory card slot on the CX5000 Series and you’re ready to print.

  • Page 13: Compatible Cards And Image Formats

    Compatible Cards and Image Formats You can use the following types of cards with your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one: Right slot Memory card access light Left slot The CX5000 Series supports image files that meet the following requirements: Media format DCF version 1.0 or 2.0 compliant*...

  • Page 14: Inserting The Card

    Inserting the Card 1. Make sure the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is turned on. Note: When you print directly from a memory card, it is best if the CX5000 Series is not connected to your computer (or your computer should be turned off). If you see a message on your computer screen when you insert a card in the CX5000 Series, just cancel the operation and close the screen.

  • Page 15: Printing An Index Sheet To Select Photos

    “thumbnail” images of all the pictures on your card. Then you can mark the pictures on the index sheet that you want to print, scan the sheet, and let the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one automatically print the selected photos. Printing the Index Sheet 1.

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    Selecting Photos on the Index Sheet 1. Once you have printed the index sheet, use a dark pen or pencil to fill in one of the circles beneath each photo you want to print to indicate how many copies you want (1, 2, or 3). Make sure just one circle is filled in for each selected photo and mark the sheet carefully;...

  • Page 17: Printing All Photos Or Dpof Photos

    DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) feature. 1. Make sure your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is not connected to your computer (or your computer is turned off ). 2. Load up to 100 sheets of plain paper or up to 20 sheets of photo or matte paper at a time (see page 5).

  • Page 18: Printing From A Digital Camera

    If your camera is PictBridge- or USB DIRECT-PRINT print your JPEG photos by connecting your digital camera directly to your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one. Your photos must be sized from 80 × 80 pixels to 9200 × 9200 pixels.

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    Note: If your camera is not supported, a flashing P appears in the Copies window, and the b Error light and Print All/PictBridge lights flash. Epson cannot guarantee the compatibility of any camera. Depending on the CX5000 Series settings and your digital camera settings, some combinations of paper type, size, and layout may not be supported.

  • Page 20: Printing From Your Computer, Printing In Windows

    (see page 26 for more information). Tip: It’s a good idea to check Epson’s support web site periodically for free updates to your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series printing and scanning software. Click the Driver Update button on the Maintenance tab in your Windows printer driver screen or visit Epson’s...

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    3. Open the File menu and select Select EPSON Stylus CX5000 Series 4. Make sure Epson Stylus CX5000 Series Preferences Properties (If you see a Setup Preferences Properties 5. On the Main tab, select the basic print settings: Select the type of document you’re printing...

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    Make sure you choose the correct paper using (see page 26 for details). Note: For more information about print settings, click the ? or Help button. 6. For more printing options, click the following settings as necessary: Select Paper & Quality Options as necessary Select Print Options as necessary...

  • Page 23: Printing With Macintosh Os X

    This Print Check ink cartridge status Pause or resume printing Cancel printing Select Stylus CX5000 Select your Paper Size* Select your document or image orientation Sheet Feeder - Borderless US Letter 8 x10 in 4 x6 in...

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    : Select the number of copies you want, or a page range. : Schedule your print job to print at a later time. : Select page printing options, such as Select Stylus CX5000 Select Print Settings Select your Media Type (see page 26)

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    ■ ColorSync Color Management color controls, change the gamma setting, or turn off color adjustments in the printer software. ■ (OS X 10.4.x only): Add a cover page before or after the Cover Page document. ■ Reduce or enlarge the image size for borderless printing. Expansion: ■...

  • Page 26: Using Special Papers

    11. When you’re finished, close the printer window or Print Center. Using Special Papers Epson offers a wide array of high quality papers, making it easy to maximize the impact of your photos, presentations, and creative projects. Paper category...

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    You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales). Paper name Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy...

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    Select the correct Type printer software: For this paper Plain paper or Epson Premium Bright White Paper Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Ultra Premium Glossy Photo Paper Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper Epson Photo Paper Glossy...

  • Page 29: Scanning A Photo Or Document, Basic Scanning

    Scanning a Photo or Document You can use your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one to scan a photo or document and save it on your computer or other device, or to fax or e-mail it to someone else. You can even automatically restore faded color photographs as you scan (see page 31 for details).

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    If you need to scan a thick document, you can remove the document cover (see page 8). 2. Close the cover gently so you don’t move the original. 3. Do one of the following to start EPSON Scan: ■ Windows: Double-click the ■...

  • Page 31: Restoring Color In Faded Photos

    Restoring Color in Faded Photos You can automatically transform an old, faded, or badly exposed color photo into one with true-to-life color and sharpness as you scan. Look for the option in EPSON Scan’s Full Auto, Home, and Professional Mode Restoration screens:...

  • Page 32: Maintaining Your Cx5000 Series All-in-one, Checking The Print Head Nozzles And Ink

    Follow the steps below to check the print head nozzles and remaining ink levels using the control panel. 1. Turn off the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one. 2. Load letter-size paper in the sheet feeder. 3. Press the ink and P 3 seconds.

  • Page 33: Cleaning The Print Head

    In this case, replace the appropriate ink cartridge first (see page 34). 1. Make sure the Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one is on and the is off. 2. Hold down the...

  • Page 34: Checking The Ink Cartridge Status, Replacing Ink Cartridges

    (see page 33). If printouts still do not look their best, you may need to replace the cartridge. You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at www.epsonstore.com (U.S.

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    2. Make sure that the document cover is closed, then open the scanner. Caution: Do not open the scanner when the document cover is open. 3. Press and release the If one of the cartridges is low or expended, the CX5000 Series moves that cartridge to the _ expended ink mark.

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    4. Press the ink button again. ■ If more than one cartridge is low or expended, the next cartridge moves to the _ expended ink mark. ■ Once the CX5000 Series identifies all of the low or expended ink cartridges, the print head moves to the ink cartridge replacement position. 5.

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    Warning: If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets into your eyes, flush them immediately with water. 7. Before you open the new ink cartridge package, shake it four or five times. Then remove it from the package.

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    9. Place the new ink cartridge into the cartridge holder and push it down until it clicks into place. 10. Replace any other cartridges that need to be replaced. 11. Close the ink cartridge cover and press it until it clicks into place. 12.

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    13. Press the ink button. The CX5000 Series begins charging ink and the light starts flashing. This takes about one minute. When it’s finished, the light stops flashing and remains on, and the ink light goes out. Caution: Never turn off the CX5000 Series while the On light is flashing or you’ll waste ink. If you removed a low or expended ink cartridge, you cannot reinstall and use the cartridge.

  • Page 40: Solving Problems, Error Indicators

    Solving Problems If you have a problem with your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one, check the lights on the control panel and the number or letter in the diagnose the cause. You can also check “Problems and Solutions” on page 42 for basic troubleshooting suggestions, or double-click the User’s Guide icon on your computer desktop for...

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    Copies Light: status window status Error: Flashing Memory Card (all 3 lights): Flashing Error: Flashing Print From Index Sheet: Flashing Error: Flashing Print All/ PictBridge: Flashing Cause Solution An unsupported Remove the incompatible memory card is memory card; see page 13. inserted.

  • Page 42: Problems And Solutions

    Flashing All lights: Flashing Problems and Solutions Check the solutions below if you’re having trouble using your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one. Printing and Copying Problems ■ Make sure your original is positioned in the top left corner of the glass. If the edges are cropped, move your original away from the edges slightly.

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    Make sure the type of paper you loaded matches the paper size and paper type settings on the control panel or in your printer software (see page 26). ■ For the best print quality, use Epson special paper (see page 26) and genuine Epson ink cartridges (see page 34). ■...

  • Page 44: Where To Get Help

    You can download drivers and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions. Speak to a Support Representative Before you call Epson for support, please have the following information ready: ■ Product name (Epson Stylus CX5000 Series) ■...

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    Toll or long distance charges may apply. Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales).

  • Page 46: Notices

    Notices Important Safety Instructions Before using your Epson Stylus CX5000 Series all-in-one, read and follow these safety instructions: ■ Be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the CX5000 Series. ■ Use only the type of power source indicated on the CX5000 Series label.

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    ■ Unplug the CX5000 Series and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: if the power cord or plug is damaged; if liquid has entered the product; if the product has been dropped or the case damaged; if the product does not operate normally or exhibits a distinct change in performance.

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    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception.

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    Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for: Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers: Epson America, Inc. Located at: MS 3-13 3840 Kilroy Airport Way...

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    Epson product after its shipment from Epson, e.g., dealer or user- added boards or components. Epson is not responsible for warranty service should the Epson label or logo or the rating label or serial number be removed or should the product Notices...

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    Epson products, or service other than by an Epson Authorized Servicer. If a claimed defect cannot be identified or reproduced, you will be held responsible for the costs incurred.

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    (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance instructions. Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as Original Epson Products or Epson Approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation.

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    General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. © 2006 Epson America, Inc. 6/06 Notices...

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    Notices...

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    CPD-21812R1 Printed in XXXXXX XX.XX-XX XXX...

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