Epson Stylus NX100 Series Quick Manual

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Epson Stylus NX100 Series
Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning

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  • Page 1: Quick Guide

    ® Epson Stylus NX100 Series Quick Guide Basic Copying, Printing, and Scanning Maintaining Your NX100 Series Solving Problems...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......... . . 3 Loading Paper .

  • Page 3: Introduction

    Of course, your NX100 Series can do a lot more when you connect it ® to your Windows or Macintosh on-screen Epson Information Center by double-clicking the icon for it on your desktop. Please follow these guidelines as you read your NX100 Series instructions: Warning: Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.

  • Page 4: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper You can print on a variety of paper types and sizes. For details, see page 5. 1. Open the paper support, then open the output tray and pull out the extension. 2. Flip the clear plastic feeder guard forward, then squeeze the edge guide and slide it left.

  • Page 5: Using Special Papers

    You can load up to 80 sheets of plain paper, Epson Bright White Paper, or Presentation Paper Matte, or 20 sheets of photo paper. Load other special papers one sheet at a time. Note: The type of paper you choose affects the way your printout looks. If you are just making a copy or printing a rough draft, plain paper is fine.

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    Paper type Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi- gloss Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided Epson Photo Quality Self-adhesive sheets Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer...

  • Page 7: 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 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 glass, with the top facing into the front right corner.

  • Page 8: Copying A Document

    Copying a Document You can copy documents onto letter- or A4-size plain paper or Epson special paper just like a copy machine. 1. Load letter- or A4-size plain paper or Epson special paper. 2. Place your original document on the document table.

  • Page 9: Copying A Photo

    Copying a Photo You can copy photos onto 4 × 6-inch Epson photo paper (various types available) for borderless photo reprints. 1. Load up to 20 sheets of 4 × 6-inch Epson photo paper. 2. Place your original photo on the document table.

  • Page 10: Copying Draft Documents

    Copying Draft Documents You can make quick draft copies of documents on plain paper or Epson Bright White paper. Draft copies have reduced print quality, but they print faster. 1. Load letter- or A4-size plain paper or Epson Bright White paper.

  • Page 11: Printing From Your Computer, Printing In Windows

    This section describes the basic steps for printing a photo or document stored on your Windows or Macintosh computer. For detailed instructions on printing, see the on-screen Epson Information Center. Before you start, make sure you’ve installed your printer software and connected the NX100 Series to your computer as described on the Start Here sheet.

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    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. Printing in Windows...

  • Page 13: Printing With A Macintosh

    Mac OS X 10.5 1. Open a photo or document in an application. 2. Open the menu and select File 3. Select EPSON Stylus NX100 4. Click d to expand the Print window, if necessary. ® operating system. Print as the setting.

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    7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Tip: To reduce or remove red-eye effects in photos, choose Extension Settings from the pop-up menu and select Fix Red-Eye.

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    9. To monitor your print job, click the printer icon in the dock. Select your print job, then select an option to cancel, pause, or resume printing, if necessary. Pause or resume printing Cancel printing Print job Mac OS X 10.3 to 10.4 1.

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    Advanced Note: For more information on advanced settings click 7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See your on-screen Epson Information Center for details. 8. Click Print Printing With a Macintosh from the pop-up menu and select the following button to change additional settings.

  • Page 17: Selecting The Correct Paper Type

    For this paper Plain paper Epson Bright White Paper Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte...

  • Page 18: Scanning A Photo Or Document, Basic Scanning

    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 glass, in the front right corner, as shown on page 7.

  • Page 19: Restoring And Correcting Photos

    Dust Removal and/or Color Restoration, click OK, and click Scan. Note: For more information, see your on-screen Epson Information Center. You can also click Help on the Epson Scan screen for information about all the available settings. , click the Scan...

  • Page 20: Maintaining Your Nx100 Series, Checking The Print Head Nozzles

    Follow the instructions in this chapter for checking and cleaning the print head nozzles and replacing ink cartridges. To align the print head, if necessary, see your on-screen Epson Information Center. Caution: To keep your NX100 Series looking like new, don’t place anything on top of the cover or use it as a writing surface.

  • Page 21: Cleaning The Print Head

    If quality does not improve, one of the ink cartridges may need to be replaced. If that doesn’t help, contact Epson as described on page 31. If you do not use your NX100 Series often, it is a good idea to print a few pages at least once a month to maintain good print quality.

  • Page 22: Checking The Ink Cartridge Status

    Epson website. On a computer that is connected to the Internet, you may see a screen asking if you want to receive these Epson offers the first time you try to print when ink is low. Click...

  • Page 23: 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. The printer ships with full cartridges and part of the ink from this first set of cartridges is used for priming the printer.

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    2. Open the scanner and prop it up with its support. Caution: Do not touch the white cable inside the printer or you may damage it. 3. Press the y Stop _ position to indicate which cartridge is low or expended. Caution: Do not move the print head by hand;...

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    5. 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 it. Caution: Do not touch the white cable inside the printer or you may damage it. Warning: If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water.

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    7. Remove the yellow tape from the bottom of the ink cartridge. Caution: Do not remove any other labels or seals, or ink may leak. 8. Insert the new ink cartridge into the holder and push it down until it clicks into place.

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    10. Press the y button to begin charging the ink. This takes about 1 1/2 Stop minutes. When it’s finished, the P light stops flashing and remains on, and the ink light goes out. Caution: Never turn off the NX100 Series while ink is charging or you’ll waste ink. If the light flashes, press the Stop button and press down all the cartridges securely.

  • Page 28: Solving Problems, Checking For Software Updates, Error Indicators

    If you have a problem with your NX100 Series, check the lights on the control panel to diagnose the cause. You can also check “Problems and Solutions” on page 29 for basic troubleshooting suggestions, or double-click the Epson Information Center icon on your computer desktop for more detailed help. Checking for Software Updates Periodically, it’s a good idea to check Epson’s support...

  • Page 29: Problems And Solutions

    Parts inside the NX100 Series are at the end of their service life. Contact Epson for help (see page 31). There is a problem with the NX100 Series. Turn it off, wait a few moments, and turn it back on again. If the error is not resolved, contact Epson for help (see page 31).

  • Page 30: Paper Feeding Problems, Print Quality Problems

    Make sure the type of paper you loaded matches the paper size and paper type settings in your printer software (see page 17). ■ For the best print quality, use Epson special paper (see page 5) and genuine Epson ink cartridges (see page 22). ■...

  • Page 31: Where To Get Help

    You can download drivers and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions. Speak to a Support Representative Before you call Epson for support, please have the following information ready: ■ Product name (Epson Stylus NX100 Series) ■...

  • Page 32: Purchase Supplies And Accessories

    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 33: Notices

    Notices Important Safety Instructions Before using your NX100 Series, read and follow these safety instructions: ■ Be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the NX100 Series. ■ Use only the type of power source indicated on the NX100 Series label. ■...

  • Page 34: Ink Cartridge Safety

    ■ Place the NX100 Series on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond its base in all directions. It will not operate properly if it is tilted or at an angle. ■ Do not open the scanner section while the NX100 Series is copying, printing, or scanning.

  • Page 35: Fcc Compliance Statement, For United States Users, 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 36: 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...

  • Page 37

    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 39: 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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