Epson Stylus NX510 Series
Quick Guide
Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning


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    Epson Stylus NX510 Series ® Quick Guide Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning Maintenance Solving Problems...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......... . . 4 Loading Paper .

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Checking Ink Levels ........33 Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges ......33 Replacing Ink Cartridges .

  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction After you have set up your Epson printer as described on the Start Here sheet, turn here to: ■ Make a copy of a document or photo ■ Print photos from a memory card ■ Get the basic steps for printing from your computer ■...

  • Page 5: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper You can print documents and photos on a variety of paper types and sizes. For details, see page 7. 1. Open the paper support and pull up the extensions. Then open the output tray, pull out the extensions, and raise the stopper. 2.

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    However, for the best results, you’ll want to use one of Epson’s special ink jet papers designed for your printer. For example, your photos will look great printed on Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy (see page 7 for more information).

  • Page 7: Using Special Papers

    Using Special Papers Epson offers a wide array of high quality papers, making it easy to maximize the impact of your photos, presentations, and creative projects. You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales). You can also purchase supplies from an Epson authorized reseller.

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    Paper type Epson Photo Quality Self-adhesive Sheets Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer Loading Paper Part Size number A4 (8.3 × 11.7 inches) S041106 Letter (8.5 x 11 inches) S041153 Sheet count...

  • Page 9: Copying A Document Or Photo, Placing The Original On The Glass

    Copying a Document or Photo Follow the instructions in this section to position your originals correctly on the scanner glass and make color or black-and-white copies. Placing the Original on the Glass 1. Open the document cover and place your original face-down on the scanner glass, with the top facing into the front right corner.

  • Page 10: Copying A Document

    You can copy documents onto letter- or A4-size plain paper or Epson special paper just like you would on a copy machine. 1. Load letter- or A4-size plain paper or Epson special paper in the sheet feeder (see page 5).

  • Page 11: Copying A Photo

    (various types available) for instant photo reprints. You can also print with or without borders and convert color photos to black and white. 1. Load 4 × 6-inch, 5 × 7-inch, letter-size, or A4-size Epson special paper in the sheet feeder (see page 5).

  • Page 12: Restoring And Cropping Photos

    To restore photos larger than 5 × 7 inches, use the NX510 Series software on your computer. 1. Load 4 × 6-inch, 5 × 7-inch, letter-size, or A4-size Epson special paper. 2. Place your original photo on the scanner glass.

  • Page 13: Copy And Restore Print Settings

    Epson Bright White Paper Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Photo Paper Glossy ■ To change the paper size, select Note: Paper Size options depend on the Paper Type you choose.

  • Page 14: Printing From A Memory Card, Compatible Cards And Image Formats

    (DPOF Compatible Cards and Image Formats You can use the following types of cards with your Epson printer: Slot Type of card Left slot SD™...

  • Page 15: Inserting The Card

    Your Epson printer supports image files that meet the following requirements: Media format DCF version 1.0 or 2.0 compliant* File format JPEG Supports Exif version 2.21 Image size 80 × 80 pixels to 9200 × 9200 pixels Number of files Up to 999 * DCF is the “Design rule for Camera File system”...

  • Page 16: Selecting Individual Photos For Printing

    Then remove the card. Caution: Do not remove the card or turn off your Epson printer while the memory card access light is flashing; you may lose data on the card. Selecting Individual Photos for Printing You can select individual photos for printing as you view them on the LCD screen.

  • Page 17: Selecting All Photos For Printing

    , then press Print All Photos 2. To print one copy of all the photos on 4 × 6-inch Epson photo paper (various types available), press and go to step 5. Start To select multiple copies with different print settings, press and continue with step 3.

  • Page 18: Printing Photos From An Index Sheet

    You can print an index sheet containing small versions of all the photos on your memory card. Then you can select the photos you want by marking them on the sheet and scanning the sheet. Your Epson printer automatically prints them. Printing an Index Sheet 1.

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    Note: For best results, use Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy, Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy, or Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss when printing photos from an index sheet. 5. Make sure your memory card is still inserted and the LCD screen shows Photos from Index Sheet layout.

  • Page 20: Memory Card Print Settings

    6. To adjust the amount of image expansion when printing borderless photos, press and adjust the Menu press 7. Press , then press x printing finishes before printing from any additional index sheets. To cancel printing, press Memory Card Print Settings Press the button to change settings.

  • Page 21: Printing From Your Computer, Printing In Windows

    Before you start, make sure you’ve installed your printer software and connected your Epson printer to your computer as described on the Start Here sheet. Tip: It’s a good idea to check for updates to your Epson printer’s software (see page 37 for instructions). Printing in Windows 1.

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    4. On the Main tab, select the basic print settings. Make sure you choose the correct paper setting for the paper you are using (see page 28). Type Select the type of document you’re printing (choose Photo or Best Photo for pictures) Select your paper Type Select your...

  • Page 23: Printing With A Macintosh

    Mac OS X 10.5 1. Open a photo or document in an application. 2. Open the File menu and select 3. Select your Epson printer as the 4. Click the arrow to expand the Print window, if necessary. Cancel printing ®...

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    5. Select the basic copy and page settings. For borderless printing, choose a setting with a Paper Size Note: If the setting you want isn’t shown (for example, Scale), check for it in your application before printing. Or check for it in the settings for your application at the bottom of this window.

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    Print Settings settings: 7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for details. 8. Click the button to change additional settings. Advanced...

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    Page Setup window. Printing From Your Computer printer icon in the dock. . Select the following settings: Page Setup Select your Epson printer Select your Paper Size Select your document or image orientation setting with a Paper Size...

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    4. Select from the File menu. Select your Epson printer, choose Print from the pop-up menu, and select the following settings as Settings necessary: Note: In certain programs, you may need to select Advanced before you can select Print Settings. For more information about printer settings, click the 5.

  • Page 28: Selecting The Correct Paper Type

    Selecting the Correct Paper Type Select the correct (see page 22) or Type printer software. This tells your Epson printer what kind of paper you’re using, so the ink coverage can be adjusted accordingly. For this paper Plain paper Epson Bright White Paper...

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

    Scanning a Document or Photo You can use your Epson Stylus NX510 Series to scan a photo or document and save it on your computer or other device. You can even restore and correct photographs as you scan (see page 30).

  • Page 30: Restoring And Correcting Photos

    Color Restoration, click OK, and click Scan. Note: For more information, see the on-screen Epson Information Center. You can also click Help on the Epson Scan screen for information about all the available settings. Scanning a Document or Photo as the Mode setting...

  • Page 31: Maintaining Your Printer, Checking The Print Head Nozzles

    Epson Information Center. Caution: To keep your Epson printer looking like new, don’t place anything on top of the cover or use it as a writing surface. If you need to clean the cover, use only a soft, non-abrasive microfiber-type cloth.

  • Page 32: Cleaning The Print Head

    If that doesn’t help, contact Epson as described on page 42. If you do not use your Epson printer often, it is a good idea to print a few pages at least once a month to maintain good print quality.

  • Page 33: Checking Ink Levels, Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges

    This window can optionally display ink offers and other updates from Epson. Note: To disable checking for ink offers or updates from Epson, see the instructions in your on-screen Epson Information Center. Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper from Epson Supplies Central at (U.S.

  • Page 34: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    Note: We recommend that you use genuine Epson cartridges and do not refill them. The use of other products may affect your print quality and could result in printer damage. Yields vary considerably based on images printed, print settings, paper type, frequency of use, and temperature.

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    3. Open the scanner, and open the cartridge cover. 4. Squeeze the tab on the cartridge and lift it up. Dispose of it carefully. Do not take the used cartridge apart or try to refill Warning: If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water.

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    Caution: Never turn off your Epson printer while ink is charging or you’ll waste ink. If you see an ink replacement message on the display screen, press OK and press down all the cartridges securely. Then press OK again.

  • Page 37: Solving Problems, Checking For Software Updates

    Solving Problems If you have a problem with your Epson printer, check the messages on the LCD screen to diagnose the cause. You can also check “Problems and Solutions” on page 39 for basic troubleshooting suggestions, or see the on-screen Epson Information Center for more detailed help.

  • Page 38: Error Indicators

    Turn your Epson printer off, make sure no paper is jammed inside (see page 39), and turn it back on. If the error is not resolved, contact Epson for help (see page 42). Turn your Epson printer off and then back on. If the error is not resolved, contact Epson for help (see page 42).

  • Page 39: Problems And Solutions

    Cannot recognize the memory card or disk. Problems and Solutions Check the solutions below if you’re having trouble using your Epson printer. Printing and Copying Problems ■ Make sure your original is positioned in the front right corner of the scanner glass.

  • Page 40: Print Quality Problems

    Make sure the type of paper you loaded matches the paper size and paper type settings on the control panel or in your printer software (see page 28). ■ For the best print quality, use Epson special paper (see page 7) and genuine Epson ink cartridges (see page 33). ■...

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    ■ The ink cartridges may be low on ink. Check your cartridge status (see page 33) and replace cartridges, if necessary (see page 34). ■ If a dotted line appears in the image, clean the scanner glass with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth (paper towels are not recommended and may permanently scratch the surface), or use a small amount of glass cleaner on a soft cloth, if necessary.

  • Page 42: Where To Get Help

    Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central at (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales). You can also purchase supplies from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest one, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766).

  • Page 43: Notices

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

  • Page 44: Ink Cartridge Safety Instructions, Lcd Screen Safety

    ■ If the LCD screen is damaged, contact Epson. If the liquid crystal solution gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If the liquid crystal solution gets into your eyes, flush them immediately with water. If discomfort or vision problems remain after a thorough flushing, see a doctor immediately.

  • Page 45: Fcc Compliance Statement, For Canadian Users

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

  • Page 46: Declaration Of Conformity

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

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    Epson or its authorized service center, where the printer will be repaired and sent back to you. You are responsible for packing the printer and for all costs to and from the Epson authorized service center. When warranty service involves the exchange of the printer or a part, the item replaced becomes Epson property.

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    Epson Authorized Servicer. If a claimed defect cannot be identified or reproduced, you will be held responsible for the costs incurred. THE WARRANTY AND REMEDY PROVIDED ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN...

  • Page 49: Copyright Notice

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

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