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Epson Stylus Color Stylus Color IIs User Manual

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edge
guides
sheet
feeder
output tray
extension
paper
thickness
lever
power
switch
adjust lever
Printer Specifications
Printing
Printing method:
On-demand ink jet
Nozzle
64 monochrome (black) nozzles
configuration:
(16 4 staggered)
60 color nozzles
(20 3, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Ink Jet Printers
paper support
control panel
printer
cover
output
tray
parallel interface
connector
print head
ink
unit release
cartridge
lever
clamp
print
head
unit
Printable colums and printing speed (color, letter-size paper)*:
Character pitch
(characters per inch)
10
12
15
17 (10 condensed)
20 (12 condensed)
*
Print speeds vary depending on system configuration, software
application, resolution, and amount of page covered.
Resolution:
Paper feed speed:
Input buffer:
Print direction:
Control code:
Paper feeding:
Line spacing:
Character tables:
Character sets:
Paper
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 use of any particular brand or type of paper. Always
test samples of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or
printing large jobs.
Paper path:
Paper
support/sheet
feeder:
8/1/95
EPSON Stylus COLOR IIs
Printing speed
(characters per second)
Printable
columns
Monochrome
80
125
96
150
120
188
136
214
160
250
Maximum 360 dpi on a 720 720 dpi
matrix. Dots are printed in an
alternating pattern in which horizontal
and vertical dots are non-contiguous.
Contiguous printing of dots is available
only on the diagonal, which yields an
effective resolution greater than 360 dpi.
1 6
102 milliseconds per
-inch line
0.5KB to 15KB depending on
monochrome/color head unit selection
Bidirectional with logic seeking for text
and graphics; unidirectional and
autodirectional modes available in
Default setting mode
ESC/P 2 and expanded raster graphics
code
Auto sheet feeder
1 6
1 8
-inch,
-inch, programmable in
1 360
-inch increments
1 Italic and 8 graphics character tables
14 International and 1 legal character
sets
Sheet feeder, top entry
100 sheets of plain paper at 17 lb
2
(64 g/m
)
10 envelopes
50 transparency films*
70 sheets of EPSON special coated paper
30 sheets of EPSON high-quality glossy
paper*
* With one sheet of plain paper beneath the
stack and printed one page at a time
EPSON Stylus COLOR IIs-1
Color
170
204
255
290
340

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  • Page 1: Printer 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 use of any particular brand or type of paper. Always test samples of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.

  • Page 2

    (High-quality glossy paper can be stored at 20 to 60% relative humidity.) Do not load curled or folded paper, envelopes, or transparencies. The following EPSON genuine papers are available: Special coated paper for 360 dpi printing (Letter) Special coated paper for 720 dpi printing (Letter)

  • Page 3

    ** The ink thaws and is usable after approximately 3 hours at 77°F (25°C). Caution: Use only genuine EPSON cartridges and do not refill or dismantle them. Other products may cause damage to your printer not covered by EPSON’s warranties.

  • Page 4: Interface Specifications

    Data transfer must be carried out by observing the ACKNLG or following cases: BUSY signal. Data transfer to this printer can be carried out 1) During data entry only after receipt of the ACKNLG signal or when the level of the...

  • Page 5: Control Panel

    Initialization The printer can be initialized (returned to a fixed set of conditions) in these ways: Hardware The printer is turned on. initialization The printer receives an INIT signal from the parallel interface: pin 31 goes LOW. Software Software sends the ESC @ (initialize the initialization printer) command.

  • Page 6: Default Setting Mode

    Pause button and then turn off the printer. Checks the paper length and performs a Load/Eject + POWER printer self test at 360 dpi. To stop the self switch test, press the Pause button and then turn off the printer.

  • Page 7: Charging The Ink Delivery System

    Composite black is a mixture of the inks in the color ink cartridge and closely resembles black ink. When you first set up the printer, you need to charge its ink delivery system by installing first the color ink cartridge and then replacing it with the black print head unit and cartridge.

  • Page 8

    1. Make sure the printer is on and the printer cover is open. 2. Press the Pause button until the Pause light comes on. 3. Hold down the Alt button for about five seconds until the print head unit moves left slightly to the ink cartridge install position.

  • Page 9

    Do not lift up the ink cartridge clamp; the ink cartridge and print head may become unusable. 5. Grasp both sides of the print head unit and carefully lift it out of the printer. Place the print head unit on a flat, clean surface. Caution: Do not touch the electrical contacts on the back and bottom of the print head unit or inside the printer;...

  • Page 10: Testing The Printer

    Reusing a cartridge that has been removed may damage the print head. Use only genuine EPSON ink cartridges and do not refill them. Other products may cause damage to your printer that is not covered by EPSON’s warranties.

  • Page 11: Loading Plain Paper

    C:\ directory \CALIBRAT if it is on your hard disk). Then press Enter. 5. When you see the Calibration Utility screen, make sure Stylus COLOR IIs is selected as the printer. If it isn’t, use to select it. Also make sure Print Calibration Pattern is selected at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 12: Loading Special Papers And Other Media

    30 sheets of EPSON high-quality glossy paper with a sheet of plain paper beneath the last sheet in the stack. To avoid printing on the plain paper, print your document one page at a time.

  • Page 13: Paper Jam Problems

    Use a higher quality paper that is suitable for ink jet printers and is not too thin, too thick, or rough. For best quality, use EPSON special coated and high-quality glossy papers. Fan the stack of paper before you load it.

  • Page 14: Printer Care

    Black ink cartridge S020047 Color ink cartridge S020049 Caution: Use only genuine EPSON cartridges and do not refill them. Other products may cause damage to your printer that is not covered by EPSON’s warranties. Removing and Installing an Ink Cartridge Follow these steps to replace an ink cartridge: 1.

  • Page 15

    Do not discard the print head unit. Use only genuine EPSON ink cartridges and do not refill them. Other products may cause damage to your printer that is not covered by EPSON’s warranties.

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