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  • Page 1 L300 User's Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents L300 User's Guide ............................7 Product Basics ............................8 Printer Parts Locations ......................... 8 Control Panel Buttons and Lights ....................8 Printer Parts - Top ........................... 9 Printer Parts - Inside ........................10 Printer Parts - Back........................11 The Power Off Timer .......................... 11 Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Windows.................
  • Page 4 Ink Safety Precautions ........................50 Check Ink Levels ..........................51 Checking Ink Status Lights ......................52 Disabling Special Offers with Windows ..................53 Purchase Epson Ink ........................... 55 Ink Bottle Part Numbers......................... 55 Refilling the Ink Tanks ........................55 Adjusting Print Quality..........................61 Print Head Maintenance........................
  • Page 5 Ink Tube Flushing .......................... 69 Flushing the Ink Tubes Using a Computer Utility ..............69 Print Head Alignment ......................... 71 Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility................71 Cleaning the Paper Path ........................72 Checking the Number of Sheets......................73 Checking the Sheet Counter - Windows ..................
  • Page 6 Interface Specifications ........................108 Notices ..............................109 FCC Compliance Statement......................109 Trademarks ............................110 Copyright Notice..........................110 A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials........... 111 Default Delay Times for Power Management for Epson Products ..........111 Copyright Attribution ........................111...
  • Page 7: L300 User's Guide

    L300 User's Guide Welcome to the L300 User's Guide. For a printable PDF copy of this guide, click here.
  • Page 8: Product Basics

    Product Basics See these sections to learn about the basic features of your product. Printer Parts Locations The Power Off Timer Printer Parts Locations See these sections to identify the parts on your printer. Control Panel Buttons and Lights Printer Parts - Top Printer Parts - Inside Printer Parts - Back Parent topic:...
  • Page 9: Printer Parts - Top

    Printer Parts - Top Sheet feeder Paper support Ink tank unit Output tray Paper stopper Control panel Edge guide Parent topic: Printer Parts Locations...
  • Page 10: Printer Parts - Inside

    Printer Parts - Inside Printer cover Ink tubes Ink tanks Transportation lock Print head in home position Parent topic: Printer Parts Locations...
  • Page 11: Printer Parts - Back

    Printer Parts - Back AC inlet USB port Parent topic: Printer Parts Locations The Power Off Timer The product turns off automatically if it is not used for a period of time after it enters sleep mode. You can adjust the time period before power off, but increasing the time reduces the product's energy efficiency. Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Windows Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - OS X Parent topic:...
  • Page 12: Changing The Power Off Timer Setting - Os X

    You see this window: 3. In the drop-down menu, select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use. 4. Click Send. 5. When you see the time you selected listed as the Current Printer Setting, click OK. Parent topic: The Power Off Timer Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - OS X...
  • Page 13 2. Select Printer Settings. You see this window: 3. Select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use as the Power Off Timer setting. 4. Click Apply. 5. Close the Printer Settings window. Parent topic: The Power Off Timer...
  • Page 14: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper for Documents Loading Paper for Photos Loading Envelopes Paper Loading Capacity Available Epson Papers Paper or Media Type Settings Loading Paper for Documents You can print documents on a variety of paper types and sizes. 1. Pull up the paper support and its extension.
  • Page 15 3. Slide the edge guide left. 4. Insert paper, glossy or printable side up and short edge first, against the right side. If you are inserting a stack of paper, fan the sheets first and tap the stack on a flat surface to even the edges.
  • Page 16: Loading Paper For Photos

    5. Slide the edge guide against the paper, but not too tightly. Always follow these paper loading guidelines: • Load only the recommended number of sheets. • Load paper short edge first, no matter which way your document faces. • Load letterhead or pre-printed paper top edge first. •...
  • Page 17 2. Pull out the output tray and open the paper stopper. 3. Slide the edge guide left.
  • Page 18 4. Insert paper, glossy or printable side up and short edge first, against the right side. If you are inserting a stack of paper, fan the sheets first and tap the stack on a flat surface to even the edges. 5.
  • Page 19: Loading Envelopes

    Related references Paper Loading Capacity Loading Envelopes You can print on plain paper envelopes in this size: No. 10 (4.1 × 9.5 inches [105 × 241 mm]). 1. Pull up the paper support and its extension. 2. Pull out the output tray and open the paper stopper. 3.
  • Page 20: Paper Loading Capacity

    (8.3 × 11.7 inches [210 × 297 mm]) ** Epson Bright White Paper ** 80 sheets Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson High Quality Ink Jet Paper 40 sheets Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte 20 sheets Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy...
  • Page 21: Available Epson Papers

    ** For two-sided printing, load up to 30 sheets. Parent topic: Loading Paper Available Epson Papers You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, visit global.latin.epson.com or call your nearest Epson sales office (website available in Spanish and Portuguese only).
  • Page 22: Paper Or Media Type Settings

    For this paper Select this paper Type or Media Type setting Plain paper Plain Paper/Bright White Paper Epson High Quality Ink Jet Paper Epson Bright White Paper Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Premium Photo Paper Glossy...
  • Page 23: Printing From A Computer

    Note: If you have an Internet connection, it is a good idea to check for updates to your product software on Epson's support website. If you see a Software Update screen, select Enable automatic checking and click OK. The update scans your system to see if you have the latest product software. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 24 2. Select the print command in your application. Note: You may need to select a print icon on your screen, the Print option in the File menu, or another command. See your application's help utility for details. 3. If necessary, select your product name as the printer you want to use. Note: You may also need to select Properties or Preferences to view your print settings.
  • Page 25 5. Select the orientation of your document. Note: If you are printing an envelope, select Landscape. 6. Select the type of paper you loaded as the Paper Type setting. Note: The setting may not exactly the name of your paper. Check the paper type settings list for details.
  • Page 26: Print Quality Options - Windows

    Print Quality Options - Windows You can select any of the available Quality options to fine-tune the quality of your print. Some settings may be unavailable, depending on the paper type and border setting you have chosen. Draft For draft printing on plain paper. Standard For everyday text and image printing.
  • Page 27 2. Click the Settings button. You see this window: 3. Select the double-sided printing options you want to use. 4. Click OK to return to the Main tab. 5. Print a test copy of your double-sided document to test the selected settings. 6.
  • Page 28: Double-Sided Printing Options - Windows

    Double-sided Printing Options - Windows You can select any of the available options on the 2-Sided Printing Settings window to set up your double-sided print job. Binding Edge Options Select a setting that orients double-sided print binding in the desired direction. Binding Margin Options Select options that define a wider margin to allow for binding.
  • Page 29 1. To change the size of your printed document or photo, select the Reduce/Enlarge Document checkbox and select one of these sizing options: • Select the Fit to Page option to size your image to fit the paper you loaded. Select the size of the your document or photo as the Document Size setting, and the size of your paper as the Output Paper setting.
  • Page 30: Custom Color Correction Options - Windows

    Custom Color Correction Options - Windows You can select any of the available options in the Color Correction window to customize the image colors for your print job. Color Controls Lets you select a Color Mode setting, individual settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Density, and individual color tones.
  • Page 31: Image Options And Additional Settings - Windows

    Lets you manage color using installed color printing profiles. No Color Adjustment Turns off color management in your printer software so you can manage color using only your application software. Parent topic: Selecting Additional Layout and Print Options - Windows Image Options and Additional Settings - Windows You can select any of the Image Options and Additional Settings to customize your print.
  • Page 32: Printing Your Document Or Photo - Windows

    You see the available Printing Presets on the left: 2. Place your cursor over one of the Printing Presets to view its list of settings. 3. Use any of the available options on the screen to control your printing presets. 4.
  • Page 33 1. Click OK to save your settings. You see your application's Print window, such as this one: 2. Click OK or Print to start printing. Checking Print Status - Windows Parent topic: Printing with Windows...
  • Page 34: Checking Print Status - Windows

    Checking Print Status - Windows During printing, you can see the progress of your print job by right-clicking the printer icon in the Windows taskbar. You can control printing using the options on the screen. • To cancel printing, right-click on any print job and click Cancel. •...
  • Page 35: Changing The Language Of The Printer Software Screens

    You see the printer settings window: 3. Select the print settings you want to use as defaults in all your Windows programs. 4. Click OK. These settings are now the defaults selected for printing. You can still change them as needed for printing in any program session.
  • Page 36: Changing Automatic Update Options

    3. Click the Maintenance tab. You see the maintenance options: 4. Select the language you want to use as the Language setting. 5. Click OK to close the printer software window. The printer software screens appear in the language you selected the next time you access them. Parent topic: Selecting Default Print Settings - Windows Changing Automatic Update Options...
  • Page 37: Printing With Os X

    You can print with your product using any OS X printing program, as described in these sections. Note: If you have an Internet connection, it is a good idea to check for updates to your product software on Epson's support website. Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X...
  • Page 38: Selecting Basic Print Settings - Os X

    Printing Your Document or Photo - OS X Selecting Printing Preferences - OS X Parent topic: Printing From a Computer Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X Select the basic settings for the document or photo you want to print. 1.
  • Page 39 You see the expanded printer settings window for your product: Note: The print window may look different, depending on the version of OS X and the application you are using. 5. Select the Copies and Pages settings as necessary. Note: If you do not see these settings in the print window, check for them in your application before printing.
  • Page 40 7. Select any application-specific settings that appear on the screen, such as those shown in the image above for the Preview application. 8. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. You see these settings: 9. Select the type of paper you loaded as the Media Type setting. Note: The setting may not exactly match the name of your paper.
  • Page 41: Print Quality Options - Os X

    11. Select any of the available print options. Print Quality Options - OS X Print Options - OS X Parent topic: Printing with OS X Related references Paper or Media Type Settings Related tasks Selecting Page Setup Settings - OS X Print Quality Options - OS X You can select any of the available Print Quality options to fine-tune the quality of your print.
  • Page 42: Selecting Page Setup Settings - Os X

    Mirror Image Lets you flip the printed image horizontally. Parent topic: Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X Selecting Page Setup Settings - OS X Depending on your application, you may be able to select the paper size and orientation settings from the print window.
  • Page 43: Selecting Print Layout Options - Os X

    Selecting Print Layout Options - OS X You can select a variety of layout options for your document or photo by selecting Layout from the pop- up menu on the print window. • To print multiple pages on one sheet of paper, select the number of pages in the Pages per Sheet pop-up menu.
  • Page 44: Sizing Printed Images - Os X

    Sizing Printed Images - OS X You can adjust the size of the image as you print it by selecting Paper Handling from the pop-up menu on the Print window. • To print only selected pages in a multi-page document, select an option from the Pages to Print pop- up menu.
  • Page 45: Color Matching And Color Options - Os X

    Color Matching and Color Options - OS X You can select from these settings on the Color Matching and Color Options menus. Color Matching Settings EPSON Color Controls Lets you manage color using controls in your printer software, or turn off color management. ColorSync Prints using standard color profiles for your product and paper to help match image colors.
  • Page 46: Printing Your Document Or Photo - Os X

    Color Options Settings Manual Settings Lets you select manual color adjustments. Click the arrow next to Advanced Settings and select settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and individual color tones. You can also select a color Mode setting for printing photos and graphics and the Fix Red-Eye setting to reduce or remove red- eye in photos.
  • Page 47: Checking Print Status - Os X

    Checking Print Status - OS X Parent topic: Printing with OS X Checking Print Status - OS X During printing, you can view the progress of your print job and control printing. 1. Click the printer icon when it appears in the Dock. You see the print status window: 2.
  • Page 48: Printing Preferences - Os X

    3. Select Driver or Options. You see a screen like this: 4. Select any of the available printing preferences. 5. Click OK. Printing Preferences - OS X Parent topic: Printing with OS X Printing Preferences - OS X You can select from these settings on the Options or Driver tab. Skip Blank Page Ensures that your product does not print pages that contain no text or images.
  • Page 49: Cancelling Printing Using A Product Button

    Warning Notifications Lets you choose whether or not to receive warning notifications from the printer software for various operating conditions. Establish bidirectional communication Allows the product to communicate with the computer. Do not change the default setting unless you experience issues when using a shared printing pool. Parent topic: Selecting Printing Preferences - OS X Cancelling Printing Using a Product Button...
  • Page 50: Refilling Ink

    Ink Refilling Precautions • Use ink bottles with the correct part number for this product. • The use of non-Epson ink may cause damage that is not covered by Epson’s warranty, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic product behavior.
  • Page 51: Check Ink Levels

    • Epson recommends filling all ink tanks to the upper line when the product is not operating to reset the ink levels. If the ink tanks are filled as specified above, this product will provide an alert and stop operating at the estimated time so that the ink levels do not fall below the lower line on the ink tanks.
  • Page 52: Checking Ink Status Lights

    Caution: If the ink level is below the lower line on the ink tank, fill it to the upper line on the ink tank. Continued use of the product when the ink level is below the lower line on the tank could damage the product.
  • Page 53: Disabling Special Offers With Windows

    You can disable special offers messages from Epson using a utility on your Windows computer. Note: You may see the Epson Special Offers screen every time you print (if your computer is connected to the Internet). Select Do not display this message again and click Decline to disable online offers.
  • Page 54 You see this window: 2. To disable promotional offers, deselect the Display Epson Offers checkbox. (Promotional offers not available in Latin America.) Parent topic: Check Ink Levels...
  • Page 55: Purchase Epson Ink

    Purchase Epson Ink You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, visit global.latin.epson.com or call your nearest Epson sales office (website available in Spanish and Portuguese only). Note: This product was originally designed to work with genuine Epson inks. Your product may not function properly if you use other types of ink and may affect Epson's warranty.
  • Page 56 Caution: Wear plastic gloves while refilling the ink tanks to avoid staining your hands. 1. Place a sheet of paper under the ink tank area in case of spills. 2. Turn on your product. 3. Make sure the power light is on, but not flashing. 4.
  • Page 57 6. Snap off the tip of the bottle cap, but do not dispose of the bottle cap tip so you can use it to seal the bottle cap later, if necessary. Then remove the cap, remove the seal from the bottle, and replace the cap on the bottle.
  • Page 58 7. Refill the ink tank with the correct color ink up to the upper line on the ink tank. 8. If any ink remains in the ink bottle after filling the ink tank, place the bottle cap tip securely on the bottle cap and store the ink bottle upright for later use.
  • Page 59 9. Place the cap securely on the ink tank. 10. Repeat the previous steps as necessary for each ink color you need to refill. 11. Close the ink tank unit cover.
  • Page 60 12. Hook the ink tank unit onto the product. If the ink light is on, press the stop button. Parent topic: Refilling Ink Related concepts Purchase Epson Ink Related references Ink Safety Precautions...
  • Page 61: Adjusting Print Quality

    Adjusting Print Quality If your print quality declines, you may need to run a utility to clean or align the print head. If running these utilities does not solve the problem, you may need to flush the ink tubes. Print Head Maintenance Print Head Alignment Cleaning the Paper Path Checking the Number of Sheets...
  • Page 62: Checking The Nozzles Using The Product Buttons

    Checking the Nozzles Using the Product Buttons You can check the print head nozzles using the buttons on your product. 1. Press the power button to turn the product off. 2. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product. 3.
  • Page 63 5. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines. Print head is clean Print head needs cleaning 6. If there are no gaps, the print head is clean and you can continue printing. If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, clean the print head. Parent topic: Print Head Nozzle Check...
  • Page 64: Checking The Nozzles Using A Computer Utility

    Related concepts Print Head Cleaning Checking the Nozzles Using a Computer Utility You can check the print head nozzles using a utility on your Windows or Mac computer. 1. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product. 2. Do one of the following: •...
  • Page 65 4. Click Print. 5. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines. Print head is clean Print head needs cleaning 6. If there are no gaps, click Finish. If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, clean the print head. Parent topic: Print Head Nozzle Check...
  • Page 66: Print Head Cleaning

    Related concepts Print Head Cleaning Print Head Cleaning If print quality has declined and the nozzle check pattern indicates clogged nozzles, you can clean the print head. Note: You cannot clean the print head if the ink level has reached the lower line on the ink tank, and may not be able to clean it when the ink level in any of the tanks is low.
  • Page 67 1. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product. 2. Do one of the following: • Windows: Access the Windows Desktop and right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar. • OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print &...
  • Page 68 Caution: Never turn off the product during a cleaning cycle or you may damage it. 5. When the power light stops flashing and remains on, you can check to see if the nozzles are clean; click Print Nozzle Check Pattern and click Print. 6.
  • Page 69: Ink Tube Flushing

    Flushing the ink tubes affects the service life of the ink pads by causing them to reach their capacity sooner. Contact Epson to purchase replacement ink pads before they reach the end of their service life. When the ink pads reach the end of their service life, the product stops printing and you must contact Epson for support.
  • Page 70 If you don’t see any improvement, turn off the product and wait at least 6 hours. Then check the print quality again. If quality still does not improve, contact Epson for support. Parent topic: Ink Tube Flushing...
  • Page 71: Print Head Alignment

    Print Head Alignment If your printouts become grainy or blurry, you notice misalignment of vertical lines, or you see dark or light horizontal bands, you may need to align the print head. Note: Banding may also occur if your print head nozzles need cleaning. Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility Parent topic: Adjusting Print Quality...
  • Page 72: Cleaning The Paper Path

    You see a window like this: 5. Check the printed pattern and follow the instructions on the screen to choose the number representing the best printed pattern for each set. • After choosing each pattern number, click Next. • If no patterns are aligned in one or more of the sets, choose the closest one in each set and click Realignment.
  • Page 73: Checking The Number Of Sheets

    1. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product. 2. Do one of the following: • Windows: Access the Windows Desktop and right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar. Select Printer Settings and click the Maintenance tab. •...
  • Page 74: Checking The Sheet Counter - Os X

    You see this window: 5. After checking the number of sheets fed into the printer, click OK to close the window. Note: The number of sheets is displayed only when Epson Status Monitor 3 is enabled. Parent topic: Checking the Number of Sheets...
  • Page 75 2. Select Printer and Option Information. You see this window: 3. After checking the number of sheets fed into the printer, click OK to close the window. Parent topic: Checking the Number of Sheets...
  • Page 76: Cleaning And Transporting The Product

    Cleaning and Transporting the Product If your product gets dirty or you need to move it some distance, follow the instructions in these sections. Cleaning the Product Transporting Your Product Cleaning the Product To keep your product working at its best, you should clean it several times a year. Close the output tray and paper support when you are not using the product to protect it from dust.
  • Page 77 2. Open the printer cover and check to see if the print head is in the far right position (the home position). If not, turn on the product, wait for the print head to move to the far right, then turn the product off again.
  • Page 78 8. Set the transportation lock to the locked (transport) position: 9. Unhook the ink tank unit and lay it down, then check to make sure that the ink tank caps are installed securely.
  • Page 79 10. Close the output tray and paper support. 11. Place the product in its original packaging materials, if possible, or use equivalent cushioning around the product. Caution: • Keep the product level during transport. Otherwise, ink may leak. • Do not put opened ink bottles in the box with product. Before using the product: •...
  • Page 80: Solving Problems

    When to Uninstall Your Product Software Where to Get Help Checking for Software Updates Periodically, it's a good idea to check Epson's support website for free updates to your product software. Visit the driver download site at global.latin.epson.com/Soporte (website available in Spanish and Portuguese only).
  • Page 81 Lights power paper and Light status Condition/solution The product is turned on. power light is on power light is flashing The product is busy. Wait for the power light to stop flashing before turning off the product. If you just filled the ink, the power light will flash for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Page 82: Running A Product Check

    Light status Condition/solution The ink pads are near the end of their service life. Contact Epson for power light is on or flashing support. ink light is flashing paper light is flashing An error has occurred during firmware updating. Connect your product ink light is on using a USB cable and try updating the firmware again.
  • Page 83: Solving Setup Problems

    • If the product's print head stops moving or making noise, and the charging process has not finished after approximately 20 minutes, turn off your product. Turn it back on and check to see if charging is still in progress. If it is still in progress, contact Epson for help. Parent topic:...
  • Page 84: Software Installation Problems

    Related tasks Refilling the Ink Tanks Software Installation Problems If you have problems while installing your product software, try these solutions: • Make sure your product is turned on and any necessary cables are securely connected at both ends. If you still have problems installing software, disconnect the cable and carefully follow the instructions on the Start Here sheet.
  • Page 85: Paper Jam Problems

    • If multiple pages feed at once, remove the paper, fan the edges to separate the sheets, and reload it. • If paper jams when you load only one or two sheets, try loading more sheets at a time. Do not load more than the recommended number of sheets.
  • Page 86: Paper Ejection Problems

    4. Open the printer cover, and remove the jammed paper and any torn pieces. 5. Press the power button to turn the product back on. 6. Carefully follow all paper loading instructions when you load new paper. Parent topic: Solving Paper Problems Paper Ejection Problems If you have problems with paper ejecting properly, try these solutions: •...
  • Page 87: Solving Problems Printing From A Computer

    Solving Problems Printing from a Computer Check these sections if you have problems while printing from your computer. Nothing Prints Product Icon Does Not Appear in Windows Taskbar Printing is Slow Parent topic: Solving Problems Nothing Prints If you have sent a print job and nothing prints, try these solutions: •...
  • Page 88: Product Icon Does Not Appear In Windows Taskbar

    Related tasks Running a Product Check Transporting Your Product Product Icon Does Not Appear in Windows Taskbar If you do not see your product icon in the Windows taskbar, first try restarting your computer. If that does not work, try this solution: 1.
  • Page 89: Solving Page Layout And Content Problems

    • If printing becomes slower after printing continuously for a long time, the product may have automatically slowed down to protect the print mechanism from overheating or becoming damaged. Let the product rest with the power on for 30 minutes, then try printing again. For the fastest printing, select the following settings in your product software: •...
  • Page 90: Inverted Image

    Inverted Image If your printed image is inverted unexpectedly, try these solutions: • Turn off any mirror or inversion settings in your printing application. • Turn off the Mirror Image, Flip horizontally, or Reverse page orientation settings in your printer software.
  • Page 91: Incorrect Margins On Printout

    Related tasks Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X Selecting Printing Preferences - OS X Incorrect Margins on Printout If your printed page has incorrect margins, try these solutions: • Make sure you selected the correct paper size settings in your printing program and printer software. •...
  • Page 92: Incorrect Image Size Or Position

    • If your product is connected to a USB hub, connect it directly to your computer instead. • If incorrect characters still appear in your prints, try connecting your product using a different cable. Parent topic: Solving Page Layout and Content Problems Incorrect Image Size or Position If your printed image is the wrong size or in the wrong position, try these solutions: •...
  • Page 93: Solving Print Quality Problems

    Related tasks Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X Related topics Loading Paper Solving Print Quality Problems Check these sections if your printouts have problems with print quality, but your image looks fine on your computer screen.
  • Page 94: Blurry Or Smeared Printout

    • Make sure your paper meets the specifications for your product. • Use Epson papers to ensure proper saturation and absorption of genuine Epson inks. • Make sure the paper type setting in your product software matches the type of paper you loaded.
  • Page 95: Faint Printout Or Printout Has Gaps

    Print Head Alignment Related references Available Epson Papers Paper Specifications Related tasks Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - OS X Selecting Printing Preferences - OS X Transporting Your Product Related topics Loading Paper Faint Printout or Printout Has Gaps If your printouts are faint or have gaps, try these solutions: •...
  • Page 96: Grainy Printout

    Loading Paper Grainy Printout If your printouts are grainy, try these solutions: • Make sure you loaded the printable side of the paper correctly for your product. • Select a higher print quality setting and turn off any high speed settings in your product software. •...
  • Page 97: When To Uninstall Your Product Software

    • Your printed colors can never exactly match your on-screen colors. However, you can use a color management system to get as close as possible. Try using the color management options in your printer software. • For best results, use genuine Epson ink and paper. Parent topic: Solving Print Quality Problems...
  • Page 98: Uninstalling Product Software - Os X

    In the next window, select your product, if necessary, and click OK. Then follow any on-screen instructions. 4. Restart your computer, then see the Start Here sheet to re-install your software. Note: If you find that re-installing your product software does not solve a problem, contact Epson. Parent topic: When to Uninstall Your Product Software Uninstalling Product Software - OS X In most cases, you do not need to uninstall your product software before re-installing it.
  • Page 99: Where To Get Help

    Visit Epson's support website at global.latin.epson.com/Soporte for solutions to common problems. You can download drivers and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions. (Website available in Spanish and Portuguese only.) Speak to a Support Representative Before you call Epson for support, please have the following information ready: •...
  • Page 100 Country Telephone Brazil State capitals and metropolitan areas: 4003-0376 Other areas: 0800-880-0094 Chile (56 2) 2484-3400 Colombia Bogota: (57 1) 523-5000 Other cities: 018000-915235 Costa Rica 800-377-6627 Dominican Republic* 1-888-760-0068 Ecuador* 1-800-000-044 El Salvador* 800-6570 Guatemala* 1-800-835-0358 Honduras** 800-0122 Code: 8320 Mexico Mexico City: (52 55) 1323-2052 Other cities: 01-800-087-1080...
  • Page 101 Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, visit global.latin.epson.com or call your nearest Epson sales office (website available in Spanish and Portuguese only). Parent topic:...
  • Page 102: Technical Specifications

    • Windows 7 • Windows Vista • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition • Windows XP SP3 Note: Visit Epson's support website at global.latin.epson.com/Soporte for the latest in compatibility and drivers for your product (website available in Spanish and Portuguese only).
  • Page 103: Printing Specifications

    Note: Since the quality of any particular brand or type of paper may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot guarantee the quality of any non-Epson brand or type of paper. Always test a sample of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.
  • Page 104 8 × 10 inches (203 × 254 mm) 3.5 × 5 inches (89 × 127 mm) 16:9 wide (4 × 7.1 inches [102 × 181 mm]) Paper types Plain paper and special paper distributed by Epson Thickness 0.003 to 0.004 inch (0.08 to 0.11 mm) Weight...
  • Page 105: Printable Area Specifications

    Printable Area Specifications Single sheets Top: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum Left: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum Right: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum Bottom: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum...
  • Page 106: Ink Specifications

    Technical Specifications Ink Specifications Note: This product was originally designed to work with genuine Epson inks. Your product may not function properly if you use other types of ink and may affect Epson's warranty. The included ink bottles must be used for printer setup and are not for resale. The printer ships with full ink bottles and part of the ink from the first bottles is used to charge the print head.
  • Page 107: Dimension Specifications

    Ink life For best results, use up ink within 6 months of removing the seal from an ink bottle. Temperature Storage: –4 to 104 ºF (–20 to 40 ºC) 1 month at 104 ºF (40 ºC) Ink freezes at 3.2 ºF (–16 ºC) Ink thaws and is usable after 3 hours at 77 ºF (25 ºC) Parent topic: Technical Specifications...
  • Page 108: Environmental Specifications

    Power consumption Printing: Approx. 10 W (ISO/IEC24712) Ready mode: Approx. 2.2 W Sleep mode: Approx. 1.2 W Power off mode: Approx. 0.3 W Parent topic: Technical Specifications Environmental Specifications Temperature Operating: 50 to 95 ºF (10 to 35 ºC) Storage: –4 to 104 ºF (–20 to 40 ºC) 1 month at 104 ºF (40 ºC) Humidity Operating: 20 to 80% RH...
  • Page 109: Notices

    Notices Check these sections for important notices about your product. FCC Compliance Statement Trademarks Copyright Notice 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.
  • Page 110: Trademarks

    Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.
  • Page 111: A Note Concerning Responsible Use Of Copyrighted Materials

    Notices A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials Epson encourages each user to be responsible and respectful of the copyright laws when using any Epson product. While some countries' laws permit limited copying or reuse of copyrighted material in certain circumstances, those circumstances may not be as broad as some people assume.

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