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    User's Guide CMP0044-01 EN...

  • Page 2: Copyrights And Trademarks

    (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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Contents Contents Removing Roll Paper..... 32 Copyrights and Trademarks Loading and Removing Cut Sheets... . . 34...

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    Menu Operations......108 Using Epson Printer Utility 4....69 Menu List.

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    Options and Consumable Products... 156 Epson Special Media....156 Ink cartridges......156 Others.

  • Page 6: Introduction

    ❏ Keep the entire computer system away from potential sources of electromagnetic interference, such as loudspeakers or the base units of cordless The symbols on this Epson product are used in order to telephones. ensure safety and proper use of the product and to prevent danger to customers and other persons, and ❏...

  • Page 7: When Using This Product

    Unless otherwise noted, the computer screenshots show ❏ Do not dismantle the ink cartridges or try to refill the violet inkset being used with the SC-P9000 Series. them. This could damage the print head. ❏ Do not touch the IC chip on the side of the cartridge.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction ❏ Windows 8 refers to Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, and Windows 8 Enterprise. ❏ Windows 7 refers to Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, and Windows 7 Ultimate.

  • Page 9: Printer Parts

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Printer Parts Front Front cover Open this cover when cleaning the printer or clearing jams. Ink covers (on the left and right) Open when installing ink cartridges. Press the button on the control panel to open by 5 mm.

  • Page 10: Back

    The roll paper adapter is placed in this holder when loading the roll paper. Back Maintenance Box Absorbs waste ink. The SC-P9000 Series/SC-P8000 Series has one on the left and one on the right, and the SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series has one on the right. “Replacing Maintenance Boxes” on page 134 USB port Connects the USB cable.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Data light The network connection status and data reception are indicated by a lit or flashing light. : Connected. Flashing : Receiving data. Status light The color indicates the network transmission speed.

  • Page 12: Roll Paper Adapter

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Roll paper adapter Control panel Use the supplied roll paper adapter when loading roll paper onto the printer. “Loading and Removing the Roll Paper” on page 28 Power light The printer’s operational status is indicated by a lit or flashing light The power is on.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Displays the printer's status, menus, error messages, It is used to manually cut roll paper using the built-in and so on. cutter. “Screen View” on page 14 “Manual cut method” on page 32 “What to do When a Message is Displayed”...

  • Page 14: Screen View

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction The ink status is indicated by a lit or flashing light. Screen View : Indicates errors such as an installed ink cartridge is expended, an ink cartridge is not installed, or a wrong ink cartridge is installed.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Icon Explanation SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series Light Cyan Widest is selected Matte Black 4.Roll Paper Margin Photo Black Displays the value set for Roll Paper Margin. Vivid Magenta ❏ Auto: Standard is set Light Black ❏...

  • Page 16: Features

    When Maintenance Box. you are printing for outdoor use, use lamination processing. For the SC-P9000 Series/SC-P8000 Series there are two icons, and for the SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series there is one icon. Two types of black ink with maximum...

  • Page 17: Superior Ease Of Use

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction delicate tone differences in black-and-white Adjust all prints with one calibration By saving the calibration data to the printer, you do not images. need to perform calibration for every paper type or In addition, the other seven colors, including mode.

  • Page 18: Notes On Usage And Storage

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Automatic color management Notes on Usage and (SpectroProofer mounter) Storage With the SpectroProofer Mounter 24"/44" installed, you can perform printing, drying, and color measurement operations in sequence on roll paper. Another optional...

  • Page 19: Notes When Not Using The Printer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction ❏ Do not install the printer next to heat sources or ❏ To prevent the accumulation of dust and other directly in the path of air from a ventilator or air foreign matter in the printer, close all covers before conditioner.

  • Page 20: Notes On Handling Paper

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction ❏ To avoid getting dirt on the ink supply port, store For roll paper, cut off any parts that are wavy or the removed ink cartridge properly. The ink supply curled, and then load the paper again.

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    Typically, print outs and photos fade over time (color distortion) due to the effects of light and various constituents in the air. This also applies to Epson special media. However, with the correct storage method, the degree of color distortion can be minimized.

  • Page 22: Introducing The Software

    The supplied Software Disc contains the following software. For details on using the software, see the PDF manuals or the on-line help for the software in question. Note: You can upgrade the software supplied. Check for the latest versions on the Epson website. http://www.epson.com Software Name...

  • Page 23: Summary Of The Printer Driver

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Mac OS X Summary of the Printer Driver The main functions of the printer driver are described below. ❏ Converts print data received from applications into printable data and sends it to the printer.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Clear the checkboxes for any software that has already Mac OS X been installed. Follow the on-screen instructions to install. See the following for instructions on starting and closing the software. Installing individually “Starting and Closing Software”...

  • Page 25: Software On The Website

    You can easily layout and print photos. This software provides total cost calculations for printed paper, job information, and so LFP Accounting Tool This software allows you to make enlarged copies using an Epson scanner. Check for CopyFactory supported scanners on the Epson website.

  • Page 26: Remote Manager

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Starting from the menu Remote Manager ❏ Windows 8.1/Windows 8 This software allows you to operate the printer from a Enter the software name in the search charm, and computer over a network using the printer's built-in then select the icon displayed.

  • Page 27: Uninstalling Software

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Introduction Select the target printer icon, and then click OK. Uninstalling Software Windows Important: ❏ You must log in with an Administrators group. ❏ In Windows 7/Windows Vista, if an Administrator password or confirmation is requested, enter the password and then Follow the on-screen instructions to continue.

  • Page 28: Basic Operations

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Open the roll paper cover. Basic Operations Loading and Removing the Roll Paper Lower the lock lever for the adapter holder to release the lock. Loading Roll Paper Load roll paper after attaching the supplied roll paper adapters.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Adjust the size of the roll paper adapters to the Attach the roll paper adapters to both ends of the size of the roll core. roll paper, and then lower the lock levers on the left and right to lock them in place.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Roll the roll paper slowly into the roll paper Insert the leading edge of the roll paper into the holder. paper feed slot, and then feed the roll paper by hand until the leading edge comes out from below the front cover.

  • Page 31: Cutting The Roll Paper

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Press the Y button. Important: After a few seconds, the paper moves to the The commercially available media types, such as starting print position. those shown below, may not be cut cleanly by the When you press the W button, operations start built-in cutter.

  • Page 32: Removing Roll Paper

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Press the X button. Note: You can also select this from Paper - Roll Paper Setup - A confirmation screen is displayed. Press the Z Auto Cut. button to cut using the built-in cutter.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Press the Y button on the control panel to Lower the lock lever for the adapter holder to release the pressure roller. release the lock. The roll paper is automatically rewound if the printer state is after the paper cut but in the READY state.

  • Page 34: Loading And Removing Cut Sheets

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Raise the adapter lock levers to release the locks, Loading and Removing and remove the roll paper adapters from the roll paper. Cut Sheets The loading method for cut sheets differs from paper that is A3 size or larger, poster board (paper that is thicker than 0.5 mm), and other paper.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Note: Buttons that are used in the following settings For Epson Color Calibration Utility color charts, insert the page from the top with the printed side facing up. Turn on the printer by pressing the P button.

  • Page 36: Loading Cut Sheets Smaller Than A3 Size

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Loading Cut Sheets Smaller than A3 Size Important: ❏ Insert the paper just before printing. The rollers may leave impressions on paper that is left in the printer. ❏ When roll paper is loaded, rewind the roll paper before loading the cut sheets.

  • Page 37: Checking And Setting The Paper Type

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Check the message displayed on the control Checking and Setting the panel's screen. Paper Type When Ready is displayed Press the d button, and then feed the paper to the ejection position.

  • Page 38: Paper Type Settings

    Check the content displayed on the screen. ❏ When genuine Epson media is loaded in the printer: The printer driver settings are used. Information ❏ When custom paper is loaded in the printer: Selected Paper Type: The printer settings are used.

  • Page 39: Using The Paper Basket

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Ejecting paper to the front of the printer (for banner Using the Paper Basket printing and printing on thick paper) When performing banner printing on roll paper or printing on thick cut sheets, eject paper to the front of Using the paper basket allows you to print smoothly by the printer.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Raise the paper supports to the horizontal Carefully raise the basket at the front by one level. position. When the cloth touches the floor, secure using Lower the paper basket at the front until it is level the hook and loop fastener tape as shown in the with the floor.

  • Page 41: Ejecting Paper To The Front

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations When the paper length is 1,189 mm (A1 length) Note: or more For Enhanced Matte Paper, when the front basket Lay the basket straight out. is level with the floor the basket can hold multiple, continuous print outs.

  • Page 42: Storing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Front Raise the front basket so that is vertical. Place the paper supports in the position shown in the Make sure the cloth is pulled tight. illustration to prevent the front paper basket from falling to the floor and getting soiled.

  • Page 43: Using The Auto Take-up Reel Unit (sc-p9000 Series/sc-p8000 Series Only)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Using the Auto Take-up Important: Reel Unit (SC-P9000 Confirm that the end of the roll is cut straight across. The unit will not function as expected if the end of Series/SC-P8000 Series the roll is wavy or curved.

  • Page 44: Attaching The Paper

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Backward : The roll is taken up with the printable side in. Buttons that are used in the following settings Forward : The roll is taken up with the printable side out.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Tape the end to the roll core. Note: Place tape (available from third-party suppliers) The tensioner supplied with the auto take-up reel unit is used with some types of paper. Slacken the at the center and then at the left and right ends.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Set the auto take-up reel unit Auto switch to Off. Tape the end to the roll core. Plug the power cord into an outlet and confirm Place tape (available from third-party suppliers) that the power lamp lights.

  • Page 47: Removing Paper From The Auto Take-up Reel Unit

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations After wrapping the paper around the core, Set the auto take-up reel unit Auto switch to Off. ensure that paper around the core is sufficiently loose. Set the Auto switch to Backward.

  • Page 48: Basic Printing Methods

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Remove the roll core from the auto take-up reel Basic Printing Methods unit. This section explains how to print and how to cancel printing. Printing (Windows) Make print settings such as paper size and paper source from the connected computer and then print.

  • Page 49: Printing (mac Os X)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations The progress bar is displayed, and printing starts. Select the Media Type, Color, Print Quality, Mode, and Source according to the paper loaded in the printer. Screen while printing The following screen is displayed when you start printing, and the progress bar (the computer's processing status) is displayed.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations When you have created the data, from the File Check that this printer is selected, and then set menu of the application, click Print and so on. the paper size. Select the paper size, borderless printing options, and paper source in the Paper Size menu.

  • Page 51: Canceling Printing (windows)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Also, if an error occurs while printing, a notification Canceling Printing (Windows) message is displayed. When the computer has finished sending data to the printer, you cannot cancel the print job from the computer.

  • Page 52: Canceling Printing (mac Os X)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations If the job has been sent to the printer, print data is Printable area not displayed on the above screen. This section describes the printable areas for the printer. Canceling Printing (Mac OS X)

  • Page 53: Cut Sheets Printable Area

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations The printer driver supports the following Roll Paper Margin Margin Values maximum paper lengths. Parameter Windows: 15 m (590.6 inch) A,B,C,D=15mm 15mm Mac OS X: 15 m 24 cm (600 inch)

  • Page 54: Changing The Type Of Black Ink

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations 15.5 mm when printing Enhanced Matte Poster Changing the Type of Board Black Ink This printer allows you to set both photo black ink and matte black ink and switch between them depending on the paper type.

  • Page 55: Switching Manually

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations Switching Manually Windows Change from the control panel. Buttons that are used in the following settings Turn on the printer by pressing the P button. Mac OS X XX-XXXXX Press the button.

  • Page 56: Turning Off The Power Using Power Off Timer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Basic Operations About Power Management Turning Off the Power You can adjust the time before Power Management is applied. Any increase will affect the printer’s energy Using Power Off Timer efficiency. Please consider the environment before making any change.

  • Page 57: Using The Optional Hard Disk Unit

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Optional Hard Disk Unit Using the Optional Note: Held print jobs can be saved if On is selected for Store Held Job in the control panel Printer Setup menu. Hard Disk Unit The factory default setting is Off.

  • Page 58: Data On A Hard Disk

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Optional Hard Disk Unit After confirming that the printer is selected, click Data on a Hard Disk Printer properties or Properties to display printer settings. Data on a hard disk cannot be copied to a computer or other device.

  • Page 59: Viewing And Printing Saved Print Jobs

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Optional Hard Disk Unit ❏ Save only: Saves the job without printing. After clicking Print, the operations differ depending on the selected content as shown below. Next, print the document normally.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Optional Hard Disk Unit To exit without printing the job, press the W button after viewing job data. To print the job, proceed to Step 5. Press the Z button. The File Options is displayed.

  • Page 61: Using The Printer Driver(windows)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Right-click your printer icon, and click Printing Using the Printer preferences. Driver (Windows) Displaying the Settings Screen The printer driver setting screen is displayed. You can access the printer driver in the following ways: ❏...

  • Page 62: Displaying Help

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Displaying Help Right-click on the item you want to check and display You can access the printer driver help in the following Right-click the item, and then click Help.

  • Page 63: Customizing The Printer Driver

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) When you enter a name in Name and click Save, Customizing the Printer the settings are saved in Settings List. Driver You can save the settings or change the display items as you prefer.

  • Page 64

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Select Media Type, and then click Paper Click Custom Settings. Configuration. When registering commercially available paper as custom paper, select the Epson special media type that is closest to the paper you are using.

  • Page 65: Rearranging Display Items

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Order or group items in the List box. Rearranging display items ❏ You can move and order items by dragging and dropping. To display frequently used items right away, you can arrange Select Setting, Media Type, and Paper Size as ❏...

  • Page 66: Summary Of The Utility Tab

    Windows Taskbar. By right-clicking the icon, you can display the following menu and perform maintenance functions. EPSON Status Monitor 3 starts when the printer name is Nozzle Check clicked from the displayed menu. This function prints a nozzle check pattern to check if the print head nozzles are clogged.

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    EPSON LFP Remote Panel 2 You can configure custom paper settings and other settings. For details, see the EPSON LFP Remote Panel 2 help. Epson Color Calibration Utility Start Epson Color Calibration Utility and perform calibration.

  • Page 68: Using The Printer Driver(mac Os X)

    Enter a name, and then click OK. Note: Settings saved in Presets can also be selected from Epson Color Calibration Utility. When using commercially available paper in Epson Color Calibration Utility, we recommend saving settings in Presets.

  • Page 69: Deleting From Presets

    You can perform maintenance tasks such as Nozzle The settings are saved to Presets. Check or Head Cleaning by using Epson Printer Utility 4. This utility is installed automatically when you install You can then select the settings you saved from the printer driver.

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    EPSON Status Monitor Note: You can check the printer's status, such as the remaining If EPSON LFP Remote Panel 2 is grayed out, the ink level and error messages, on the computer's screen. application is not installed on the computer being used.

  • Page 71: Printing Varieties

    Open the Print screen. Select Color Management and then Document. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color The printer driver for this printer comes with the Epson Handling setting, and then click Print. proprietary function PhotoEnhance that makes the most efficient use of the color reproduction area, corrects image data to improve colors before printing.

  • Page 72: Correct Color And Print

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Select Custom Settings from Color Mode, and Correct color and print then select PhotoEnhance. To make more detailed adjustments, click The printer driver automatically and internally corrects Advanced, and then proceed to Step 4.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Make the necessary settings. Note: For information on supported platforms, see the See the printer driver help for more details on website for the application in question. each item. Setting example for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Open the Print screen.

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    Select Color Matching from the list, and then each item. click EPSON Color Controls. Note: EPSON Color Controls will not be available in the following applications if Step 1 is omitted. ❏ Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later Check other settings, and then start printing.

  • Page 75: Printing Black And White Photos

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties In other applications, set No Color Printing Black and White Management. Photos Note: For information on supported platforms, see the website for the application in question. You can print black and white photos with rich gradation by adjusting the image data color by the printer driver.

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    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties To make detailed adjustments, proceed to Step 4. If you do not want to make adjustments, proceed Making Settings for Mac OS X to Step 6. When using applications featuring a color management function, specify how to adjust colors from these applications.

  • Page 77

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Display the Print screen, select Print Settings Make the necessary settings. from the list, and then select Advanced B&W See the printer driver help for more details on Photo as the Color.

  • Page 78: Borderless Printing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Borderless Printing You can print your data without margins on the paper. The types of borderless printing you can choose vary as shown below depending on the media type. ❏ Retain Size...

  • Page 79: About Roll Paper Cutting

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties About Roll Paper Cutting When performing borderless printing on roll paper, you can specify whether it is left and right borderless printing or all edges borderless printing, and how to cut the paper in the printer driver's Roll Paper Option. The cutting operation for each value is shown in the following chart.

  • Page 80: Setting Procedures For Printing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Select Auto Expand or Retain Size as the Setting Procedures for Printing Method of Enlargement. If you select Auto Expand, set how much of the Making Settings in Windows image goes beyond the edge of the paper as When the printer driver's Main screen is shown below.

  • Page 81

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Where XXXX is the actual paper size, such as A4. When using roll paper, click Roll Paper Option, and then set Auto Cut option. “About Roll Paper Cutting” on page 79...

  • Page 82: Enlarged/reduced Printing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Enlarged/Reduced Printing You can enlarge or reduce the size of your data. There are three setting methods. ❏ Fit to Page printing Automatically enlarges or reduces the image size to fit the paper size.

  • Page 83: Fit To Page/scale To Fit Paper Size

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings for Mac OS X Fit to Page/Scale to fit paper size Open the Print screen, select Paper Handling from the list, and then check Scale to fit paper Making Settings in Windows size.

  • Page 84: Fit To Roll Paper Width(windows Only)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Select Fit to Roll Paper Width. Fit to Roll Paper Width (Windows Only) Display the printer driver Main tab and select Roll Paper for Source. “Printing (Windows)” on page 48 Display the Page Layout tab and choose a Page Size that matches the page size used in the document size.

  • Page 85

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer Making Settings for Mac OS X from the Output Paper list. When the Print screen is displayed, select the size Fit to Page is selected as Reduce/Enlarge.

  • Page 86: Multi-page Printing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties “Printing (Mac OS X)” on page 49 Multi-Page Printing You can print multiple pages of your document on one sheet of paper. If you print continuous data prepared at A4 size, it is printed as shown below.

  • Page 87

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings in Windows Making Settings for Mac OS X When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is When the Print screen is displayed, select Layout from the list, and then specify the number of displayed, select the Multi-Page check box, select N-up, and then click Settings.

  • Page 88: Poster Printing (enlarge To Cover Several Sheets And Print - Windows Only)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Poster Printing (Enlarge Setting Procedures for Printing to cover several sheets Prepare the print data using applications. and print - Windows only) The printer driver automatically enlarges the image data when printing.

  • Page 89

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties When with margins is selected: Select borderless poster printing or poster Clear Borderless Poster Print. printing with margins, and then select any pages that you do not want to print. When borderless is selected: Select Borderless Poster Print.

  • Page 90: Joining The Output Paper Together

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties The following section describes how to join four printed Joining the output paper pages together. together Ready the two top sheets and trim the excess from the left sheet by cutting along the line...

  • Page 91

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties With the two sheets overlapping, trim the excess Trim the bottom from the upper sheets by by cutting along the line joining the two cut cutting along the line joining the two guides (the guides (the lines to the left of the X marks).

  • Page 92

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties With the two sheets overlapping, trim the excess Join the upper and lower sheets together. by cutting along the line joining the two cut Use an adhesive tape to stick the backs of the guides (the lines above the X marks).

  • Page 93: Printing At Non-standard Sizes

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties After joining all the sheets, trim off the borders by Printing at Non-Standard cutting along the cut guides (outside the X marks). Sizes Before printing at non-standard sizes, including vertical or horizontal banners and documents with equal sides, save the desired paper size in the printer driver.

  • Page 94

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties ❏ If the length and width ratio is the same as a Important: defined paper size, select the defined paper size from Fix Aspect Ratio and select either When using commercially available software, the Landscape or Portrait for the Base.

  • Page 95

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties “Printing (Mac OS X)” on page 49 Note: ❏ To edit a saved custom size, choose its name from the list on the left. ❏ To copy a saved custom size, select the size in the list on the left and click Duplicate.

  • Page 96: Banner Printing (on Roll Paper)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings in Windows Banner printing (on roll In the printer driver's Main screen, select Media paper) Type. “Printing (Windows)” on page 48 You can print banners and panoramic pictures if you create and set print data for banner printing in your application.

  • Page 97

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties “Printing (Mac OS X)” on page 49 Click User Defined and match the paper size to the size of the data if necessary. Note: If you are using applications that support banner...

  • Page 98: Layout Manager(windows Only)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Placing the same data Layout Manager (Windows Only) The Layout Manager function allows you to place multiple pieces of print data created in different applications on the paper freely and print them at once.

  • Page 99

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties The overall size and placement of the objects can Open the file you want to print in your be changed using the Preferences and application. Arrangement options in the File menu.

  • Page 100: Saving And Recalling Settings

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Printing Varieties Saving Click File - Properties, and make print settings on the printer driver screen. On the Layout Manager screen, click File menu and then Save as. Enter the file name, select the location, and then click Save.

  • Page 101: Color Management Printing

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing Color Management Print Color Management Settings Printing You can perform color management printing using this printer's printer driver in the following two ways. About Color Management Choose the best method according to the application...

  • Page 102: Setting Profiles

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing Setting color Setting profiles management with the Settings for the input profile, printer profile, and intent (matching method) vary between three types of color applications management printing since their color management engines are used differently.

  • Page 103

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing For Mac OS X Set color management to off. Select Print Settings from the list, and then select For Windows Off (No Color Adjustment) as the Color In the Main screen, select Custom as the Mode Settings setting.

  • Page 104: Setting Color Management With The Printer Driver

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing Setting example for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Setting color Open the Print screen. management with the Select Color Management and then Document. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color printer driver Handling setting, and then click Print.

  • Page 105: Color Management Printing By Colorsync (mac Os X)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing Select Color Matching from the list, and then When Epson special media is selected for Media click ColorSync. Type in the Main screen, the printer profile corresponding to the media type is automatically selected and displayed in the Printer Profile Description box.

  • Page 106

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing In the printer driver's Main screen, select Color Management Custom as the Mode, select ICM, and then click Settings Advanced. Windows 8.1, Printer Manages Colors “Printing (Windows)” on page 48...

  • Page 107

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Color Management Printing Intent Explanation Perceptual Converts the data so that a more visually natural image is produced. This feature is used when a wider gamut of color is used for image data.

  • Page 108: Using The Control Panel Menu

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Using the Control Panel Menu Menu Operations Operate the menus as shown below. The explanations use the Maintenance menu as an example. Menu Maintenance Nozzle Check Maintenance Nozzle Check...

  • Page 109: Menu List

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Menu List The items and options available in the menu are described below. See the reference pages for more details on each item. Maintenance menu “Maintenance” on page 114...

  • Page 110: Paper Menu

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Paper menu Items marked with an asterisk (*) are only available when the optional hard disk unit is installed. “Paper” on page 116 Menu item Description Select Paper Type Photo Paper Lists supported Epson media.

  • Page 111: Printer Setup Menu

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Menu item Description Roll Paper Remaining Remaining Setup On, Off Set Length 5.0 to 99.5m Set Alert Length 1 to 15m Roll Paper Setup Auto Cut On, Off...

  • Page 112: Option Setup Menu

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Menu item Description Firmware Version xxxxxxx,xx.xx,xxxx Option Status Displays the options connected. Print Status Sheet Press Z to start printing. Calibration Date MM/DD/YY HH:MM Option Setup Menu The following menus are only displayed when the optional SpectroProofer mounter or Auto Take-up Reel Unit are installed.

  • Page 113: Preferences Menu

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Preferences Menu “Preferences” on page 123 Menu item Description Language Lists the supported languages. Unit: Length m, ft/in Unit: Temperature ˚C, ˚F Sleep Mode 5 to 210 minutes...

  • Page 114: Menu Descriptions

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Menu Descriptions Maintenance Item Description Nozzle Check Press the Z button to print a nozzle check pattern. Inspect the pattern visually and perform head cleaning if you detect faint or missing colors.

  • Page 115: Print Queues

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Print Queues This menu is only available when the optional hard disk unit is installed. When printing without using the printer driver included with the printer, the job names and estimated times in the following table may not be displayed correctly.

  • Page 116: Paper

    Custom Paper Custom Paper Setting Register paper information when using commercially available paper or when using customized paper settings for genuine Epson paper. See the following table for details on the setting content. “Custom Paper Setting” on page 117 Print Paper List Press the Z button to print a list of custom paper settings.

  • Page 117

    Set each item in the following table for commercially available paper based on the characteristics of the paper. When customizing paper settings for genuine Epson paper, select the corresponding paper type from Select Reference Paper, and then enter your settings.

  • Page 118

    Select No Paper Selected if you do not want to specify a specific paper Art Paper, Matte type. Paper, Plain Paper, However, in Epson Color Calibration Utility you cannot use No Paper Others, No Paper Selected as the Select Reference Paper setting. Make sure you select one Selected of the other paper types.

  • Page 119

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Item Description Paper Feed Adjust Pattern Use this setting if you are unable to resolve banding issues (horizontal striped lines or uneven colors) in the standard print area (for cut sheets, the...

  • Page 120: Printer Setup

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Printer Setup * Default setting Item Description Platen Gap Narrow Select the Platen Gap, which is the distance between the print head and the paper. Normally, select Standard. Select a wider setting if print results are scratched or smudged.

  • Page 121: Printer Status

    Select Normal to maintain print quality immediately after changing the blank ink type. Calibration Setting You can make settings whether to enable the calibration data for Epson Color Calibration Utility. For details on the calibration procedure and so on, see the software manual.

  • Page 122: Option Setup

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Option Setup Item Description SpectroProofer You can check the current status of the SpectroProofer mounter installed on the printer, and initialize the settings. SProofer Status You can check the status of the SpectroProofer mounter.

  • Page 123: Preferences

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Using the Control Panel Menu Item Description Restore Settings Select Yes to restore all Network Setup content to default values. Preferences * Default setting Item Description Language Japanese, English, Select the language used on the control panel's screen.

  • Page 124

    Keep the password in a safe place. Should you forget the password, contact your dealer or Epson Support. Operational Control Choose whether the administrator password is required to access Network Setup from the control panel or Remote Manager.

  • Page 125: Maintenance

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Maintenance Important: Even if Auto Cleaning Setting from Auto Nozzle Check is set to Off, an auto nozzle check is always performed at the following times. Print Head Maintenance ❏ After initial ink charging An auto nozzle check is performed after ink charging to check the status of the nozzles.

  • Page 126: Checking For Clogged Nozzles

    Use Epson Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. From the printer “Epson Printer Utility 4 Functions” on page 69 Buttons that are used in the following settings Make sure that the roll paper or a cut sheet of A4 size or larger is loaded in the printer.

  • Page 127: Cleaning The Print Head

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Make sure that the roll paper or a cut sheet of A4 Cleaning the print head size or larger is loaded in the printer. “Loading and Removing the Roll Paper” on Although head cleaning can be performed from the...

  • Page 128

    Explanations in this section use the Windows printer driver as an example. From the printer Use Epson Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. Before starting this procedure, be sure to read the following: “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 69 “Notes on Head Cleaning”...

  • Page 129: Adjusting Print Misalignments (head Alignment)

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Select the cleaning strength. To start, select Select the nozzle arrays for Powerful Cleaning. Normal. Press the u/d buttons and select the color pairs Press the u/d buttons to select the strength, and with faint or missing segments in the check pattern.

  • Page 130

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance From the computer Notes on Head Alignment In auto adjustment (Bi-D 2-color), an adjustment pattern is printed on the loaded paper, read by the Adjustments are made depending on the paper sensors, and the optimum adjustment value is registered loaded in the printer.

  • Page 131

    Check the adjustment results to confirm if Use Epson Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. graininess or misalignment recurs in the printed image. “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 69...

  • Page 132

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Confirm that Maintenance is highlighted, and Note the numbers of the patterns with the fewest white lines or in which the white lines are most then press the r button. evenly spaced.

  • Page 133: Replacing Consumables

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Press the button on the control panel. Replacing Consumables Note: button is disabled while printing or Replacing Ink Cartridges cleaning. If one of the installed ink cartridges is expended, Select the cover for the ink cartridge you want to printing cannot be performed.

  • Page 134: Replacing Maintenance Boxes

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Pull out the ink cartridge. With the u mark on the ink cartridge facing up, press it in until you hear it click. Match the color of the ink cartridge to the color of the label on the back of the ink cover.

  • Page 135: Replacing The Cutter

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Place the used maintenance box in the clear bag Important: included with your new maintenance box, and make sure that the zipper is closed tight. Do not reuse maintenance boxes that have been removed and left out in the open for a long period of time.

  • Page 136

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Press down the knob on the cutter replacement Important: cover, and pull it down and towards you to remove. Take care not to damage the cutter blade. Dropping it or knocking it against hard objects may chip the blade.

  • Page 137: Cleaning The Printer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Install the new cutter. Cleaning the Printer Insert a screw into the cutter side of the hole on the printer. To keep your printer in optimum operating condition, clean it regularly (about once a month).

  • Page 138: Cleaning Inside The Printer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Maintenance Turn on the printer, and load it with widest Important: available roll paper. ❏ Be sure not to touch the roller or the ink “Loading and Removing the Roll Paper” on absorbing areas (b, shown in gray) during page 28 cleaning;...

  • Page 139: Problem Solver

    Ink cartridge cannot be detected. Insert again or replace ink cartridge. Ink Cartridge Error Insert a genuine Epson ink cartridge approved for use in the printer. Please install the correct ink “Options and Consumable Products” on page 156 cartridge. “Replacing Ink Cartridges” on page 133 Ink Low The ink is low.

  • Page 140

    Update the firmware again. Restart the printer. If this message appears on the LCD panel again, contact your dealer or Epson Support. Command Error Press the W button and select Job Cancel to stop printing. Confirm that the printer driver Check driver settings.

  • Page 141

    If this message appears on the LCD panel again, contact your dealer or Epson Support. When you are printing via the printer driver included with the printer, you can print regardless of the hard disk status when you select Print only in Hard Disk Unit Settings.

  • Page 142: Spectroproofer Error

    If SpectroProofer Error is displayed, see the two numbers at the end of the error number for the solution. See the manual supplied with the mounter for more information on removing, cleaning, and installing, the mounter. If this message appears on the LCD panel again, contact your dealer or Epson Support. U See “Where To Get Help”...

  • Page 143: When A Maintenance Call/service Call Occurs

    Maintenance Request A part used in the printer is nearing the end of its service life. Replace Part Soon/Replace Part Now Contact your dealer or Epson Support and tell them the maintenance request XXXXXXXX code. You cannot clear the maintenance request until the part is replaced. A service call...

  • Page 144

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Error messages What to do Call For Service A call for service occurs when: XXXX Error XXXX ❏ The power cable is not connected securely Power off and then on. If this doesn’t work, ❏...

  • Page 145: Troubleshooting

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Troubleshooting Does the printer port setting match the printer connection port? Check the printer port. Click the Port tab in the printer Properties dialog and You cannot print (because the check the option selected for Print to following printer does not work) port(s).

  • Page 146: The Printer Stops Printing

    The "Driver Version" shown on the test page is the status. You cannot print in this status. version number of the Windows internal driver. This differs from the Epson printer driver version that you Double-click the printer icon in the Devices and installed.

  • Page 147: The Printer Sounds Like It Is Printing, But Nothing Prints

    Are you using a genuine Epson ink cartridge? pattern can be printed without connecting to a This printer is developed for use with Epson ink computer, you can check the operations and print cartridges. If you use non-Epson ink cartridges, status for the printer.

  • Page 148

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver The print is not positioned properly Have you compared the printing result with the image on the display monitor? on the media. Since monitors and printers produce colors differently, printed colors will not always match Have you specified the print area? on-screen colors perfectly.

  • Page 149

    RIP. Epson special media should be used at normal room temperature (temperature: 15 to 25˚C, humidity: 40 to 60%). For information about paper such as thin paper...

  • Page 150: Feeding Or Ejecting Problems

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Is ink dry on the printed surface? Have you changed the amount of Depending on the printing density and media type, enlargement? the ink may take a while to dry. Do not stack the paper Adjust the amount of enlargement for borderless until the printed surface is dry.

  • Page 151: Roll Paper Jam

    Is the paper damp? Does the print job require a lot of ink, or is the Do not use paper that is damp. Also, Epson special humidity of the workplace high? media should be left in the bag until you intend to use Depending on the job and the work environment, it.

  • Page 152

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Rewind the roll paper. Open the front cover. Remove the jammed paper. Do not touch the rollers, ink absorbing areas, or ink tubes. Important: Do not touch the cables around the print head.

  • Page 153: Others

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Open the front cover. Remove the jammed paper. Do not touch the rollers, ink absorbing areas, or ink tubes. Important: Do not touch the cables around the print head. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the printer.

  • Page 154: Color Calibration

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver Color ink runs out quickly even when When an error occurs during color printing in the Black&White mode or measurement (when using the when printing black data. SpectroProofer mounter), the colors...

  • Page 155

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Problem Solver The printer turned off due to a power Is the color measurement chart sufficiently dry? If the ink has not dried sufficiently, the correct color measurement result cannot be acquired. When using Turn off the printer, and then turn it back on.

  • Page 156: Appendix

    Epson recommends the use of genuine Epson ink cartridges. Epson cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-genuine ink. The use of non-genuine ink may cause damage that is not covered by Epson’s warranties, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic printer behavior.

  • Page 157

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix * Only available for the SC-P9000/SC-P7000. SC-P9070/SC-P7070, SC-P8070/SC-P6070 Part number Color Name 700 ml 350ml 150ml Photo Black T7681 T7691 T7701 Cyan T7682 T7692 T7702 Vivid Magenta T7683 T7693 T7703 Yellow T7684...

  • Page 158: Others

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Part number Color Name 700 ml 350ml 150ml T806B T826B T836B Green T806D T826D T836D Violet * Only available for the SC-P9080/SC-P7080. Others Product Part number Explanation Maintenance Box T6997 Replacement part for when the current part is at the end of its service life.

  • Page 159: Supported Media

    We recommend you use the following Epson special media for high-quality printing results. Note: For information about the media types and appropriate settings for printing on paper other than Epson special media or when using raster image processing (RIP) software, see the documentation supplied with the paper, or contact the dealer of the paper or the manufacturer of the RIP.

  • Page 160

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter Take-up 406 mm/16 inches 610 mm/24 inches ✓ ✓ ✓ 914 mm/36 inches 1118 mm/44 inches * SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series is not supported. Premium Semigloss Photo Paper (250) ❏...

  • Page 161

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix ICC profile SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 LLK ink set: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK PremiumLusterPhotoPaper260.icc Series V ink set: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V PremiumLusterPhotoPaper260.icc SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 SC-P8000_P6000_Series PremiumLusterPhotoPaper260.icc Series Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter Take-up 254 mm/10 inches ✓...

  • Page 162

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix * SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series is not supported. Premium Glossy Photo Paper (170) ❏ ❏ Paper thickness: 0.18mm Roll core size: 2 inches Printer driver settings Media Type Photo Paper - Premium Glossy Photo Paper (170)

  • Page 163

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter Take-up 420 mm/A2 610 mm/24 inches ✓ ✓ ✓ 914 mm/36 inches 1118 mm/44 inches * SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series is not supported. Photo Paper Gloss 250 ❏...

  • Page 164

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix ICC profile SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 LLK ink set: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK EpsonProofingPaperWhiteSemimatte.icc Series V ink set: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V EpsonProofingPaperWhiteSemimatte.icc SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 SC-P8000_P6000_Series EpsonProofingPaperWhiteSemimatte.icc Series Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter Take-up 329 mm/13 inches 432 mm/17 inches ✓...

  • Page 165

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix * SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series is not supported. Singleweight Matte Paper ❏ ❏ Paper thickness: 0.14mm Roll core size: 2 inches Printer driver settings Media Type Matte Paper - Singleweight Matte Paper Type of black ink...

  • Page 166

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter Take-up 610 mm/24 inches ✓ ✓ ✓ 914 mm/36 inches 1118 mm/44 inches SC-P7000 Series/SC-P6000 Series is not supported. Only operations guaranteed. (Color measurement not guaranteed.) Enhanced Matte Paper ❏...

  • Page 167

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Watercolor Paper - Radiant White ❏ ❏ Paper thickness: 0.29mm Roll core size: 3 inches Printer driver settings Media Type Fine Art Paper - Watercolor Paper - Radiant White Type of black ink...

  • Page 168

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix ICC profile SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 LLK ink set: Series ❏ PK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK UltraSmoothFineArtPaper_PK.icc ❏ MK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK UltraSmoothFineArtPaper_MK.icc V ink set: ❏ PK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V UltraSmoothFineArtPaper_PK.icc ❏ MK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V UltraSmoothFineArtPaper_MK.icc ❏ SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 PK: SC-P8000_P6000_Series UltraSmoothFineArtPaper_PK.icc Series ❏...

  • Page 169: Cut Sheet

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Enhanced adhesive synthetic paper ❏ ❏ Paper thickness: 0.17mm Roll core size: 2 inches Printer driver settings Media Type Others - Enhanced Adhesive Synthetic Paper Type of black ink Matte Black (MK)

  • Page 170

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter ✓ S-B/A3+ Premium Semigloss Photo Paper ❏ Paper thickness: 0.27 mm Printer driver settings Media Type Photo Paper - Premium Semigloss Photo Paper Type of black ink...

  • Page 171

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter S-B/A3+ ✓ ✓ EPSON Proofing Paper White Semimatte ❏ Paper thickness: 0.2mm Printer driver settings Media Type Proofing Paper - Epson Proofing Paper White Semimatte...

  • Page 172

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter S-B/A3+ Archival Matte Paper ❏ Paper thickness: 0.2mm Printer driver settings Media Type Matte Paper - Archival Matte Paper Type of black ink Photo Black (PK), Matte Black (MK)

  • Page 173

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Printer driver settings Media Type Matte Paper - Enhanced Matte Paper Type of black ink Photo Black (PK), Matte Black (MK) ICC profile SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 LLK ink set: Series ❏ PK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK EnhancedMattePaper_PK.icc ❏...

  • Page 174

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Supported paper sizes Size Borderless Calibration Mounter ✓ S-B/A3+ UltraSmooth Fine Art Paper ❏ Paper thickness: 0.46mm Printer driver settings Media Type Fine Art Paper - UltraSmooth Fine Art Paper Type of black ink...

  • Page 175

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix ICC profile SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 LLK ink set: Series ❏ PK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK VelvetFineArtPaper_PK.icc ❏ MK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_LLK VelvetFineArtPaper_MK.icc V ink set: ❏ PK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V VelvetFineArtPaper_PK.icc ❏ MK: SC-P9000_P7000_Series_V VelvetFineArtPaper_MK.icc ❏ SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 PK: SC-P8000_P6000_Series VelvetFineArtPaper_PK.icc Series ❏...

  • Page 176: Supported Commercially Available Paper

    ❏ Although plain paper and recycled paper manufactured by other companies can be loaded and fed in the printer as long as they meet the following specifications, Epson cannot guarantee the print quality. ❏ Although other paper types manufactured by other companies can be loaded in the printer as long as they meet the following specifications, Epson cannot guarantee the paper feeding and print quality.

  • Page 177: Before Printing On Commercially Available Paper

    ❏ Test the print quality with this printer before purchasing a large amount of paper. When using non-Epson media (Custom Paper), make the paper configuration according to the paper characteristics before printing. Printing without making configuring may cause wrinkles, rubbing, uneven colors, and so on.

  • Page 178

    “From the printer” on page 179 ❏ Set in EPSON LFP Remote Panel 2 (software supplied) You can make the same settings as the control panel's Paper menu from a computer. For details, see the EPSON LFP Remote Panel 2 help.

  • Page 179: From The Printer Driver

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix ❏ Mac OS X From the printer Select Paper Configuration from the list, make settings, and then save the settings in Presets. Buttons that are used in the following settings “Saving to Presets” on page 68 Press the r button on the printer's control panel to display the Settings menu.

  • Page 180: Notes When Moving Or Transporting The Printer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Unlock the casters. Notes When Moving or Transporting the Printer This section describes precaution when moving and transporting the product. Notes When Moving the Printer This section assumes that the product is being moved to another location on the same floor without traversing stairs, ramps, or lifts.

  • Page 181: Notes When Reusing The Printer

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Caution: Important: ❏ The printer is heavy. When you pack or move ❏ Only hold the required area; otherwise, the the printer, use four or more people when printer may be damaged. Failure to observe this carrying it.

  • Page 182: System Requirements

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix System Requirements Note: When installing, you must log in as a user with an computer administrator account (a user belonging to the Administrators group). System Requirements of the Printer Driver Mac OS X...

  • Page 183: Specifications Table

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Specifications Table Printer Specifications Temperature Operating: 10 to 35 ˚C (50 to 95˚F) Storage (before unpacking): Printer Specifications -20 to 60 ˚C (-4 to 140˚F) (within 120 hours at 60 ˚C (140˚F), within a...

  • Page 184: Standards And Approvals

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix Printer Specifications Ink Specifications Dimension SC-P9000 Series/SC-P8000 Series Type Special ink cartridges Paper basket closed: Pigment ink SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 (W) 1864 x (D) 667 x (H) 1218mm Series Black: Light Light Black, Light Black,...

  • Page 185

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Appendix FCC part 15 subpart B Class B CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 Class B AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class B...

  • Page 186: Where To Get Help

    Support Technical Support Web Before Contacting Epson Site If your Epson product is not operating properly and you cannot solve the problem using the troubleshooting Epson’s Technical Support Web Site provides help with information in your product documentation, contact problems that cannot be solved using the Epson support services for assistance.

  • Page 187: Help For Users In North America

    Internet Support Help for Users in Australia Visit Epson’s support website at http://epson.com/ Epson Australia wishes to provide you with a high level support and select your product for solutions to of customer service. In addition to your product common problems. You can download drivers and...

  • Page 188: Help For Users In Singapore

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Where To Get Help ❏ Sales enquiries and product information We encourage you to have all the relevant information on hand when you ring. The more information you ❏ Product usage questions or problems prepare, the faster we can help solve the problem.

  • Page 189: Help For Users In Hong Kong

    Kong Limited. Phone: 603-56288222 Internet Home Page ❏ Enquiries on repair services & warranty, product Epson Hong Kong has established a local home page in usage and technical support (Techline) both Chinese and English on the Internet to provide Phone: 603-56288333 users with the following information: ❏...

  • Page 190: Help For Users In The Philippines

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Where To Get Help Trunk Line: (63-2) 706 2609 World Wide Web (http://www.epson.co.in) Fax: (63-2) 706 2665 Information on product specifications, drivers for Helpdesk (63-2) 706 2625 download, and products enquiry are available.

  • Page 191: Software License Terms

    Program (each is defined in Section 5) until five (5) years after the discontinuation of same model of this printer product. If you desire to receive the source code above, please see the "Contacting Epson Support" in the User's Guide, and contact the customer support of your region.

  • Page 192: Bonjour

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms This printer product includes the open source software program “Bonjour” which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the “Bonjour”. Net-SNMP license This printer product includes the open source software program “Net-SNMP” which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the “Net-SNMP”.

  • Page 193

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms 1. General; Definitions. This License applies to any program or other work which Apple Computer, Inc. ("Apple") makes publicly available and which contains a notice placed by Apple identifying such program or work as "Original Code"...

  • Page 194

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms (a) You must retain and reproduce in all copies of Original Code the copyright and other proprietary notices and disclaimers of Apple as they appear in the Original Code, and keep intact all notices in the Original Code that refer to this License;...

  • Page 195

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms 6. Additional Terms. You may choose to offer, and to charge a fee for, warranty, support, indemnity or liability obligations and/or other rights consistent with the scope of the license granted herein ("Additional Terms") to one or more recipients of Covered Code.

  • Page 196

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms 11. Ownership. Subject to the licenses granted under this License, each Contributor retains all rights, title and interest in and to any Modifications made by such Contributor. Apple retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Original Code and any Modifications made by or on behalf of Apple ("Apple Modifications"), and such Apple Modifications...

  • Page 197: Other Software Licenses

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms 13.5 Severability. (a) If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this License, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision of the License will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the economic benefits and intent of the parties, and the remainder of this License will continue in full force and effect.

  • Page 198

    SC-P9000 Series/SC-P7000 Series/SC-P8000 Series/SC-P6000 Series User's Guide Software License Terms Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it freely, subject to the above disclaimer and the following restrictions: Redistributions of source code (in whole or in part) must retain the above copyright notice, definition, disclaimer, and this list of conditions.

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