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Epson WorkForce 600 Series Quick Manual

Basic printing, copying, scanning, and faxing maintaining your all-in-one solving problems
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Epson WorkForce 600 Series
Quick Guide
Basic Printing, Copying, Scanning, and Faxing
Maintaining Your All-in-One
Solving Problems



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  • Page 1 Epson WorkForce 600 Series ® Quick Guide Basic Printing, Copying, Scanning, and Faxing Maintaining Your All-in-One Solving Problems...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Adjusting the Control Panel ......4 Loading Paper ......... 5 Using Special Papers .
  • Page 3 Checking the Ink Cartridge Status ......38 Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges ......39 Replacing Ink Cartridges .
  • Page 4: Adjusting The Control Panel

    Adjusting the Control Panel The control panel is adjustable. To raise it, lift it up from the bottom. To lower it, squeeze the release lever underneath and push the control panel down. If you want to turn off the “beep” heard when you press a button, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 5: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper You can load up to 100 sheets of plain paper or Epson 80 sheets of Epson Presentation Paper Matte. Load Premium Presentation Paper Matte and most photo papers 20 sheets at a time. Load transfer paper and adhesive sheets one sheet at a time.
  • Page 6: Using Special Papers

    Epson Information Center. Using Special Papers Epson offers a wide array of high quality papers, making it easy to maximize the impact of your photos, presentations, and creative projects. You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central (U.S.
  • Page 7 Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Photo Quality Self- adhesive Sheets Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer Paper Size Borderless 4 × 6 inches Borderless 5 × 7 inches Borderless 8 × 10 inches Letter (8.5 ×...
  • Page 8: Placing Originals For Copying, Scanning, Or Faxing

    Placing Originals for Copying, Scanning, or Faxing Before you copy, scan, or fax, place your documents or photos on the scanner glass (below) or in the Automatic Document Feeder (see page 9). Using the Scanner Glass You can place one or two photos or a document up to letter-size (or A4) on the scanner glass to make color or black and white copies.
  • Page 9: Using The Automatic Document Feeder

    Using the Automatic Document Feeder You can place up to 30 letter-size sheets or 10 legal-size sheets in the Automatic Document Feeder. 1. Fan the originals, then tap them on a flat surface to even the edges. 2. Open the Automatic Document Feeder paper support, and then move the edge guide outward.
  • Page 10: Copying A Document Or Photo

    ■ “Restoring, Cropping, or Copying Photos” on page 11 Copying a Document 1. Place your original(s) for copying (see page 8). 2. Load letter-size plain paper, Epson Bright White Paper, or Epson Presentation Paper Matte. 3. Press the Home 4. Press –...
  • Page 11: Restoring, Cropping, Or Copying Photos

    1. Place one or two photos on the scanner glass. Place them at least 1/4 inch (5 mm) apart. 2. Load 4 × 6-inch, 5 × 7-inch, or letter-size Epson photo paper in the sheet feeder. and then Menu .
  • Page 12 3. Press the Home Then press 4. Press , then press Menu is selected. Photos 5. Press 6. To turn on Color Restoration faded photos as you copy, press (If your photo is not faded, do not turn on ; press Restoration 7.
  • Page 13 Then press For this paper type Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte ■...
  • Page 14: Faxing A Document Or Photo

    WorkForce 600 Series. Note: If you’re connecting the WorkForce 600 Series to a DSL phone line, you must plug a DSL filter into the wall jack or you won’t be able to use the fax or telephone equipment as described below. Contact your DSL provider for the necessary filter.
  • Page 15: Setting Up Fax Features

    Series (or to another wall jack on the same line). If your answering machine is set to pick up on the fourth ring, you should set the WorkForce 600 Series to pick up on the fifth ring or later: 1. Press the button.
  • Page 16: Entering Fax Header Information

    Note: If you leave the WorkForce 600 Series unplugged for a long period of time, the date and time settings may get lost. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for instructions on setting the date and time.
  • Page 17: Using The Keypad To Enter Numbers And Characters

    Select Scan and Print Settings Use these settings to adjust the image quality of incoming and outgoing faxes, select the paper size loaded in your WorkForce 600 Series, select the size at which faxes are printed, and select when you want printed reports.
  • Page 18 You can also set up a group dial list to automatically send the same fax message to multiple speed dial numbers. The WorkForce 600 Series allows you to create up to 60 combined speed dial and group dial entries, add names to identify the recipients, and print a list for easy reference (see page 20).
  • Page 19 5. Select and press Create available entries. Note: To edit or delete an entry from an existing list, select Edit or Delete instead. 6. Select or type the number of the speed dial entry you want to add, then press 7.
  • Page 20: Sending A Fax

    8. Press to highlight a speed dial entry, then press dial list. Note: To remove a speed dial entry that you selected, press entry, then press 9. Repeat step 8 to add additional speed dial entries to the group. 10. When you’re finished, press 11.
  • Page 21 Note: If the fax number is busy, you see a redialing message and the WorkForce 600 Series redials after one minute. To redial immediately, press Redial/Pause. Other Ways to Dial a Fax Number...
  • Page 22: Receiving Faxes

    To receive faxes automatically, make sure the panel is turned on. To turn it on, press the Note: To change the number of rings before the WorkForce 600 Series answers, see page 15. To receive faxes manually, press the (and the light). Then follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 23: Printing From Your Camera's Memory Card

    Printing From Your Camera’s Memory Card The WorkForce 600 Series lets you print photos directly from your digital camera’s memory card. You can also print photos using an index sheet or your camera’s ™ DPOF settings, or transfer files to and from the card. You can also print by connecting your camera directly.
  • Page 24: Selecting Photos From The Screen

    Caution: Do not remove the card or turn off the WorkForce 600 Series while the memory card access light is flashing; you may lose data on the card. Selecting Photos From the Screen 1.
  • Page 25 8. When you’re done selecting photos, press see the Print Preview screen: 9. To change any of the print settings displayed on the screen, press , select Menu , and select your settings. 10. To change any of the photo adjustments displayed on the screen, press Menu your settings.
  • Page 26: Printing From Your Computer

    Epson Information Center. Before you start, make sure you’ve installed your printer software and connected the WorkForce 600 Series to your computer as described on the Start Here sheet. Tip: It’s a good idea to check for updates to your WorkForce 600 Series software.
  • Page 27 7. If you want to reduce or enlarge your printout, or print double-sided, click the tab and select settings as necessary. Page Layout 8. For more printing options, click the Note: For more information about print settings, click Help or see your on-screen Epson Information Center. 9. Click to save your settings. Fix Red-Eye tab.
  • Page 28: Printing With A Macintosh

    EPSON WorkForce 600 4. Click to expand the Print window, if necessary. Printing From Your Computer to start printing. This window appears and shows the ® operating system. Print as the Printer Select EPSON WorkForce 600 Cancel printing setting. Click to expand...
  • Page 29 5. Select the basic page setup options. For borderless photos, 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.
  • Page 30 7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Note: To reduce or remove red-eye effects in photos, choose Extension Settings from the pop-up menu and select Fix Red-Eye.
  • Page 31 Note: For more information on advanced settings click 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 Print from the pop-up menu, and select the following print button to change additional settings.
  • Page 32: Selecting The Correct Paper Type

    Selecting the Correct Paper Type Select the correct Type printer software. This tells the WorkForce 600 Series what kind of paper you’re using, so the ink coverage can be adjusted accordingly. For this paper/media Plain paper Epson Bright White Paper...
  • Page 33: Scanning A Document Or Photo

    You can scan from any TWAIN-compliant application using Epson Scan. Or you can start Epson Scan directly from your computer and save your image to a file. 1. Open the document cover and place your original face-down on the scanner glass, in the back left corner, as shown on page 8.
  • Page 34 4. Epson Scan opens in Office Mode the first time you use it. (You can change the scan mode using the Mode selector in the upper right corner.) Note: You cannot use Home mode to scan with the Automatic Document Feeder.
  • Page 35: Scanning Multiple Pages

    With the Automatic Document Feeder, you can scan up to 30 pages at a time. 1. Place your document in the Automatic Document Feeder (see page 9). 2. Do one of the following to start Epson Scan: ■ Windows: Double-click the ■...
  • Page 36: Maintaining Your All-In-One

    Maintaining Your All-in-One Follow the steps here to check and clean the print head, and replace ink cartridges. To align the print head, if necessary, see the on-screen Epson Information Center. Checking the Print Head Nozzles If your printouts are faint or have gaps in them, the print head nozzles may be clogged.
  • Page 37: Cleaning The Print Head

    WorkForce 600 Series and wait at least six hours to let any dried ink soften. Then try printing again. If you do not use your WorkForce 600 Series often, it is a good idea to print a few pages at least once a month to maintain good print quality.
  • Page 38: Checking The Ink Cartridge Status

    Checking the Ink Cartridge Status Your WorkForce 600 Series will let you know when an ink cartridge is low or expended by displaying a message on its display screen or your computer. You cannot print or copy when an ink cartridge is expended even if the other cartridges are not expended.
  • Page 39: Purchasing Epson 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.
  • Page 40: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    Leave the expended cartridge(s) installed until you have obtained a replacement, or the ink remaining in the print head nozzles may dry out. 1. Turn on the WorkForce 600 Series. If a cartridge is low or expended, you see a message on the display screen.
  • Page 41 Caution: To conserve ink, never turn off the WorkForce 600 Series while ink is charging. If you see an ink replacement message on the display screen, press OK and press down all the cartridges securely.
  • Page 42: Solving Problems

    Check the solutions below if you’re having trouble using your WorkForce 600 Series. Note: If the screen is dark, the WorkForce 600 Series is in sleep mode to save power. Press any button (except the P On button) to wake it up. Solving Problems or visit Epson’s support website at...
  • Page 43: Printing And Copying Problems

    Printing and Copying Problems ■ Make sure your paper is loaded printable side up (usually the whiter, brighter, or glossy side). Load it short edge first, and against the right edge guide. Don’t load paper above the arrow mark inside the guide. ■...
  • Page 44 3. If paper is stuck inside, press the P lift the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the printer back on. If documents don’t feed correctly in the Automatic Document Feeder, make sure the corners of the paper are not bent, folded, or curled up.
  • Page 45: Faxing Problems

    Fax Setting off the V.34 ■ If the WorkForce 600 Series is connected to a DSL phone line, you must have a DSL filter connected to the phone jack. Contact your DSL provider for the necessary filter. ■ If fax calls are disconnected when you hang up, make sure a phone or answering machine is connected to the EXT.
  • Page 46: 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 47: Notices

    Notices Important Safety Instructions Before using your all-in-one, read and follow these safety instructions: ■ Be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. ■ Use only the type of power source indicated on the product label. ■...
  • Page 48: 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 49: Telephone Equipment Safety Instructions

    If service is needed, Epson will, at its option, exchange or repair the printer without charge for parts or labor. If Epson authorizes an exchange for the defective unit, Epson will ship a replacement printer to you, freight prepaid, so long as you use an address in Canada or the U.S.
  • Page 50 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.
  • Page 51: Declaration Of Conformity

    To find the Epson Authorized Reseller nearest you, visit our website at: To find the Epson Customer Care Center nearest you, visit
  • Page 52: Fcc Compliance Statement

    This product is not intended to be repaired. If you experience trouble with this equipment, please contact: Name: Epson America, Inc. Address: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806 U.S.A. Telephone: (562) 981-3840...
  • Page 53 A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must comply with the applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA. A compliant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this product. It is designed to be connected to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant.
  • Page 54: For Canadian Users

    WARNING The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this equipment will invalidate the FCC Certification of this device and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits established by the FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and use a shielded equipment interface cable with this device.
  • Page 55: Copyright Notice

    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 equipment.
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