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P6000/P7000/P8000/P9000
Setup

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   Summary of Contents for Epson P6000

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    Epson SureColor P-Series ® ® P6000/P7000/P8000/P9000 Setup...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Unpacking and assembling the printer ....................2 Assembling the stand ........................5 Mounting the printer on the stand ..................... 7 Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) ..............9 Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) ..............16 Installing the optional internal print server ................24 Completing setup and connecting the power cord ................

  • Page 3: Unpacking And Assembling The Printer

    12 inches (305 mm) on all sides in addition to the dimensions of the printer and stand: • 53.4 × 35.6 inches (1356 × 903 mm) for the SC-P6000/SC-P7000 • 73.4 × 52 inches (1864 × 1318 mm) for the SC-P8000/SC-P9000 12 in.

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    You need additional floor space to assemble the printer and stand, so be sure to prepare a large, empty area before unpacking them. For assembly, you need floor space of approximately: • 8 × 8 feet (2.4 × 2.4 m) for the SC-P6000/SC-P7000 and stand • 13 × 13 feet (4 × 4 m) for the SC-P8000/SC-P9000 and stand Note: Make sure you save the box and packaging in case you need to ship the printer.

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    Unpacking and assembling the printer SC-P8000/SC-P9000 9 ink cartidges (SC-P8000) 11 ink cartridges (SC-P9000)

  • Page 6: Assembling The Stand

    Assembling the stand Assembling the stand Make sure you have all of these items: 6 bolts 2 sides Hex wrench Horizontal strut Insert the strut into the left side of the stand. (The sides of the stand are labeled...

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    Assembling the stand Fasten the strut with 3 bolts. Use the hex wrench to tighten the bolts. Insert the strut into the right side and fasten it with 3 bolts. Note: Make sure you tighten all bolts before moving to the next step.

  • Page 8: Mounting The Printer On The Stand

    Mounting the printer on the stand Lock the casters. Mounting the printer on the stand Make sure you have these items: 2 wing screws with Printer lock washers Remove the cardboard panels and other printer packing materials.

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    Mounting the printer on the stand Lift the printer and mount it on the stand, aligning the pegs with the holes on the bottom of the printer. WARNING: Four or more people are required to lift the printer. Insert the printer to the stand with the wing screws and washers.

  • Page 10: Attaching The Paper Basket (sc-p6000/sc-p7000)

    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) The paper basket is a cloth sheet that attaches to the printer stand and catches your prints without damaging them. If you have the SC-P8000/SC-P9000, see page 16 for instructions on attaching the paper basket.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Use the pins to fasten the posts in place. Insert the round and square poles into the basket cloth.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Place the basket under the printer. Snap the center pole into the holders on each side of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Insert the black plastic connectors into both ends of the square pole. Fasten the black plastic connectors onto the posts on each side of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Snap the back pole into the holders. Hook the loops around the pins on the back of the stand legs.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Insert the rod into the fabric channel. Insert the free ends of the rod into the holes in the sides of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P6000/SC-P7000) Loop the tabs over the ends of the rod. Attach the paper guides to the bottom of the printer. See “Installing the optional internal print server” on page 24 to continue setup.

  • Page 17: Attaching The Paper Basket (sc-p8000/sc-p9000)

    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) The paper basket is a cloth sheet that attaches to the printer stand and catches your prints without damaging them. If you have the SC-P6000/SC-P7000, see page 9 for instructions on attaching the paper basket.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Use the pins to fasten the posts in place. Attach the other two posts to the back of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Use the pins to fasten the posts in place. Insert the round and square poles into the basket cloth.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Place the basket under the printer. Snap the center pole in the holders on each side of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Insert the black plastic connectors into both ends of the square pole. Insert the black plastic connectors onto the posts on each side of the stand.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Snap the back pole into the holders. Attach the end pieces to the poles at the back of the basket.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Lift the back of the basket and attach the end pieces to the posts at the back of the stand. Insert the rod into the fabric channel.

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    Attaching the paper basket (SC-P8000/SC-P9000) Insert the free ends of the rod into the holes in the sides of the stand. Loop the tabs over the rod...

  • Page 25: Installing The Optional Internal Print Server

    Installing the optional internal print server Attach the paper guides to the bottom of the printer. Installing the optional internal print server If you purchased the optional internal print server (part number C12C848031), follow these steps to install it in your printer. If you have already plugged in the printer, turn the printer off and unplug the power cord before installing the internal print server.

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    Installing the optional internal print server Remove the two screws securing the option slot cover to the back of the printer, then remove the cover. Note: Make sure you save the option slot cover. Remove the internal print server and re-attach the cover if you ever need to ship the printer.

  • Page 27: Completing Setup And Connecting The Power Cord

    Completing setup and connecting the power cord Secure the internal print server using the screws you removed. Completing setup and connecting the power cord Attach the manual holder to the left or right side of the stand. Store this Setup guide and the Quick Reference guide in the holder.

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    Completing setup and connecting the power cord Remove any packing tape and plastic film. Check these areas: the front cover • the ink compartment covers • the maintenance tank(s) • Open the roll paper cover and remove the tape and packing material.

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    Completing setup and connecting the power cord Open the front cover and remove the tape and packing material. Note: Save the packing material in case you need to ship the printer. Close the front cover. Connect the power cord to the AC inlet on the back of the printer.

  • Page 30: Installing Ink

    Installing ink Attach the cable guides to the left or right side of the printer back and route the power cord to the side of the printer as shown. Power cord on left side Power cord on right side For the SC-P8000/SC-P9000, attach the loops on the paper basket cords to the cable guides. Plug the power cord into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

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    Installing ink The cartridges shipped with your printer are provided mainly to charge the ink system. Make sure you order a new set of cartridges as soon as possible. Press the P power button to turn on the printer. Select the language, date/time, and units of measurment for the printer. Note: For the SC-P7000/SC-P9000, choose the Select ColorMode setting that matches the ink cartridge that was included with your printer.

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    Installing ink Remove the ink cartridges from their packages, then gently shake each cartridge for about 5 seconds. Install the ink cartridges in the slots that correspond to each cartridge. SC-P6000/SC-P8000 Left ink bay Right ink bay Slot no. Cartridge Slot no.

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    Installing ink Hold each cartridge with the arrow pointing toward the printer, then insert it into its slot until it clicks into place. Make sure you insert each cartridge all the way into the correct slot. After installing all of the cartridges, close the ink covers. The printer begins charging the ink delivery system and the P power light flashes.

  • Page 34: Loading Roll Paper

    Loading roll paper You can use roll paper with a 2- or 3-inch core and a width of up to 24 inches (61 cm) for the SC-P6000/SC-P7000, or 44 inches (112 cm) for the SC-P8000/SC-P9000. Placing roll paper in the printer...

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    Placing roll paper in the printer Push the lock lever down firmly, then move the roll paper holder to the left. Note: Make sure you push the lock lever all the way down. If the lever is raised at all, the lock is still on. Place the roll on top of the printer.

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    Placing roll paper in the printer If necessary, adjust the roll media adapters to fit the core size of the roll paper. 2-inch core: 3-inch core: Release the tension lever on both adapters.

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    Placing roll paper in the printer Push the adapters into the paper core at both ends of the roll. Then pull down the tension levers. Move the roll paper to the right side until it touches the roll paper guide.

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    Placing roll paper in the printer Slide the roll paper holder to align the left adapter with the u on the holder. Roll the paper slowly into position.

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    Placing roll paper in the printer Slide the roll paper holder to the right to secure it in the printer. Make sure both ends of the roll paper are secured in the adapters. Pull up the lock lever to lock the paper in place. If the light is not on, press the button.

  • Page 40: Loading Roll Paper For Printing

    Loading roll paper for printing Loading roll paper for printing Insert the paper into the slot and pull it down until the edge of the paper is in the center of the stand. If the paper doesn’t come out, you may need to decrease the suction by pressing the d Paper Feed button.

  • Page 41: Aligning The Print Head

    Although you can align the print head using the printer utility software, aligning the printer from the control panel will quickly and automatically perform the most thorough alignment. Make sure the printer is turned on, and that the printer is loaded with the included Epson Doubleweight Matte paper.

  • Page 42: Connecting To Your System

    Connecting to your system Connecting to your system You can use a USB and/or an Ethernet network connection. For a USB connection, make sure your system has the appropriate port and you have a standard, shielded cable 10 feet (6 m) long or less. To connect to a network hub, you need a standard RJ-45 CAT-6 network cable.

  • Page 43: Installing The Software

    Updating your printer firmware To keep your printer features and functionality up to date, you should periodically check for a new version of firmware on the Epson support site and update your printer, if necessary. Checking the current firmware version Press the button.

  • Page 44: Configuring The Printer For Your Network

    Once the printer is connected to your network, follow these steps to configure it: Turn on the printer. Start EpsonNet Config. EpsonNet Config searches for all Epson printers on the network and displays the MAC address for each printer that it finds. Highlight the printer you want to configure and click...

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    Configuring the printer for your network EPSON and SureColor are registered trademarks, and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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    CPD-50156 Printed in USA...

This manual also for:

P8000, P9000, P7000

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