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  • Page 1 Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with...
  • Page 2: Where To Find Information

    Where to Find Information Setup Guide Provides you with information on assembling the printer and installing the printer software. Reference Guide (this manual) Provides you with detailed information on the printer’s functions, optional products, maintenance, troubleshooting, and technical specifications. Network Guide Provides network administrators with information on both the printer driver and network settings.You need to install this guide from the Network utility CD-ROM to your computer’s hard disk...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Information.........10 Warnings, Cautions, and Notes .
  • Page 4 Printing on Special Media ........32 EPSON Color Laser Paper ......32 EPSON Color Laser Transparencies .
  • Page 5 Monitoring Your Printer using EPSON Status Monitor 3 ..110 Accessing EPSON Status Monitor 3.....110 Getting printer status details .
  • Page 6 Chapter 6 Installing Options Optional Paper Cassette Unit ......146 Handling precautions ....... . 146 Installing the optional paper cassette unit.
  • Page 7 Jam DM (cover DM) ........186 Jam MP (MP tray) ........187 Jam LC (paper cassette) .
  • Page 8 Feed jam when using the optional paper cassette ..208 An installed option cannot be used ....208 Correcting USB Problems .
  • Page 9 System requirements ....... . .263 Installing EPSON BarCode Fonts..... . .263 Printing with EPSON BarCode Fonts .
  • Page 10: Safety Information

    Safety Information Warnings, Cautions, and Notes Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury. Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment. Notes contain important information and useful tips on the operation of your printer. Safety Precautions Be sure to follow the precautions carefully to ensure safe, efficient operation: ❏...
  • Page 11 ❏ Be careful not to touch the fuser, which is marked CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE, or the surrounding areas. If the printer has been in use, the fuser and the surrounding areas may be very hot. * CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE ❏ Do not insert your hand deep into the fuser unit as some components are sharp and may cause injury.
  • Page 12 ❏ Do not dispose of used toner cartridge, photoconductor units, or fuser units in fire, as they can explode and cause injury. Dispose of them according to local regulations. ❏ If toner is spilled, use a broom and dustpan or a damp cloth with soap and water to clean it up.
  • Page 13: Important Safety Instructions

    ® NERGY Compliance As an International Epson has determined that this product meets the International for energy efficiency. The International a voluntary partnership with the computer and office equipment industry to promote the introduction of energy-efficient personal...
  • Page 14: Power On/Off Cautions

    Power On/Off Cautions Do not turn off the printer: ❏ After turning on the printer, wait until Ready appears on the LCD panel. ❏ While the Ready light is flashing. ❏ While the Data light is on or flashing. ❏ While printing.
  • Page 15: Chapter 1 Getting To Know Your Printer

    Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your Printer Printer Parts Front view a. control panel b. cover A c. MP tray d. power switch e. option cover f. cover C g. face-down tray h. cover B i. stopper Getting to Know Your Printer...
  • Page 16: Rear View

    Rear view a. parallel interface connector b. USB interface connector c. network interface connector (for the network model only) d. AC inlet e. cover E f. duplex unit connector g. cleaner cover Inside the printer Getting to Know Your Printer...
  • Page 17: Control Panel

    a. photoconductor unit b. toner cartridge Control panel a. LCD panel Back button Up button Enter button Down button f. Error light (Red) g. Ready light (Green) Displays printer status messages and control panel menu settings. Use these buttons to access the control panel menus, where you can make printer settings and check the status of consumable products.
  • Page 18 h. Start/Stop button i. Data light (Yellow) j. Cancel Job button Getting to Know Your Printer When the printer is printing, pressing this button stops the printing. When the error light is flashing, pressing this button clears the error and switches the printer to ready status.
  • Page 19: Options And Consumable Products

    Options and Consumable Products Options You can add to your printer’s capabilities by installing any of the following options. ❏ 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit (C12C802182) The 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit holds one paper cassette. It increases paper-feeding capacity up to 500 sheets of paper. For details, see “Optional Paper Cassette Unit”...
  • Page 20: Various Printing Options

    Various Printing Options This printer provides you with a variety of different printing options. You can print in various formats, or you can print using many different types of paper. The following explains the procedure for each type of printing. Choose the procedure appropriate for your print job.
  • Page 21: Fit To Page Printing

    Fit to page printing “Resizing printouts” on page 48 (Windows) “Resizing printouts” on page 96 (Macintosh) Note: This function is not available with Mac OS X. Lets you automatically enlarge or reduce the size of your document to fit the paper size you selected. Pages per sheet printing “Modifying the print layout”...
  • Page 22: Watermark Printing

    Watermark printing “Using a watermark” on page 52 (Windows) “Using a watermark” on page 99 (Macintosh) Note: This function is not available with Mac OS X. Lets you print text or an image as a watermark on your printout. For example, you can put “Confidential” on an important document.
  • Page 23: Chapter 2 Paper Handling

    Chapter 2 Paper Handling Paper Sources This section describes the combinations of paper sources and paper types that you can use. MP tray Paper Type Plain paper Weight: 64 to 80 g/m² Semi-Thick paper Weight: 80 to 105 g/m² Envelopes Labels Paper Size A4, A5, B5, Letter (LT),...
  • Page 24: Paper Handling

    Thick paper Weight: 106 to 163 g/m² Extra thick paper Weight: 164 to 210 g/m² Coated paper Weight: 105 to 210 g/m² EPSON Color Laser Paper EPSON Color Laser Transparencies EPSON Color Coated paper Paper Handling Paper Size A4, A5, B5, Letter (LT),...
  • Page 25: Optional Paper Cassette Unit

    Optional paper cassette unit Paper Type Plain paper EPSON Color Laser Paper Selecting a paper source You can specify a paper source manually, or set the printer to select the paper source automatically. Manual selection You can use the printer driver to select a paper source manually.
  • Page 26: For Windows

    Auto selection You can use the printer driver to select a paper source containing the appropriate size of paper automatically. To access the printer driver, for Windows, see “Accessing the printer driver” on page 40, or for Macintosh, see “Accessing the printer driver”...
  • Page 27: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper This section describes how to load paper. If you use special media such as transparencies or envelopes, see also “Printing on Special Media” on page 32. MP tray Follow the steps below to load paper. 1. Turn the printer on and open the MP tray cover. 2.
  • Page 28 3. Load a stack of the desired media on the center of the tray with the printable surface facing up. Then slide the side paper guide while pinching the knob and the paper guide together until it is against the right side of the stack to get a snug fit. Note: ❏...
  • Page 29: Optional 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit

    Optional 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit Follow the steps below to load paper. 1. Turn the printer on and pull out the optional cassette. 2. Slide the paper guide while pinching the knob. Paper Handling...
  • Page 30 3. Load a stack of paper on the center of the cassette unit with the printable surface facing up. Note: ❏ Load the paper after aligning the edges of the paper carefully. ❏ Do not load paper that exceeds the maximum stack height. 4.
  • Page 31: Output Tray

    5. Reinsert the cassette into the unit. Note: After loading paper, set the LC Size setting to match the loaded paper size on the control panel. Output tray The output tray is located on the top of the printer. Since printouts are output face-down, this tray is also referred to as the face-down tray.
  • Page 32: Printing On Special Media

    Note: Since the quality of any particular brand or type of media may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot guarantee the quality of any type of media. Always test samples of media stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.
  • Page 33: Epson Color Laser Transparencies

    EPSON Color Laser Transparencies Epson recommends the use of EPSON Color Laser Transparencies. Note: Duplex printing is not available for transparencies. Transparencies can be loaded into the MP tray only. When using transparencies, you should make paper settings as shown below: ❏...
  • Page 34: Epson Color Laser Coated Paper

    Sheets that have just been printed on may be hot. EPSON Color Laser Coated Paper Printing on EPSON Color Laser Coated Paper produces glossier and higher quality printouts. When loading EPSON Color Laser Coated Paper, you should make paper settings as shown below: ❏...
  • Page 35: Envelopes

    Envelopes The print quality of envelopes may be irregular because different parts of an envelope have different thicknesses. Print one or two envelopes to check the print quality. Caution: Do not use window envelopes. The plastic on most window envelopes will melt when it comes into contact with the fuser. Note: ❏...
  • Page 36 ❏ Load envelopes with the printable side up, as shown below. a. MON b. C6, DL c. C5, IB5 d. C10 ❏ Do not use an envelope that has glue or tape on it. Paper Handling...
  • Page 37: Labels

    Labels You can load up to 75 sheets of labels into the MP tray at one time. However, you may need to feed some labels one sheet at a time, or load them manually. Note: ❏ Duplex printing is not available for labels. ❏...
  • Page 38: Thick Paper And Extra Thick Paper

    Thick paper and extra thick paper You can load thick paper (106 to 163 g/m²) or extra thick paper (164 to 210 g/m²) into the MP tray. When loading thick or extra thick paper, you should make paper settings as shown below: ❏...
  • Page 39: Loading A Custom Paper Size

    ❏ You can also make these settings on the Tray Menu in the control panel. See “Tray Menu” on page 251. Loading a custom paper size You can load non-standard size paper (90 × 110 mm to 220 × 297 mm) into the MP tray as long as it meets the following size requirements: When loading a custom paper size, you should make paper settings as shown below:...
  • Page 40: Chapter 3 Using The Printer Software With Windows

    The printer driver also includes EPSON Status Monitor 3, which is accessed through the Utility menu. EPSON Status Monitor 3 lets you check the status of your printer. See “Monitoring Your Printer Using EPSON Status Monitor 3” on page 63 for more information.
  • Page 41: Making Changes To Printer Settings

    Windows Me, 98 or 95 users To access the printer driver, click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers. Right-click your printer icon, then click Properties. Windows 2000 users To access the printer driver, click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers.
  • Page 42 When Automatic is selected in the Basic Settings menu, the printer driver takes care of all detailed settings according to the color setting you select. Color and resolution are the only settings you have to make. You can change other settings such as paper size or orientation in most applications.
  • Page 43 3. Click OK to apply the settings. Note: If printing is unsuccessful or a memory-related error message appears, selecting a lower resolution may allow printing to proceed. Using the predefined settings The predefined settings are provided to help you optimize print settings for a particular kind of printout, such as presentation documents or images taken by a video or digital camera.
  • Page 44 Suitable for printing photos. PhotoEnhance4 Suitable for printing video captures, images taken with a digital camera, or scanned images. EPSON PhotoEnhance4 automatically adjusts the contrast, saturation, and brightness of the original image data to produce sharper, more vivid color printouts. This setting does not affect your original image data.
  • Page 45 ICM (Except for Windows NT 4.0) ICM stands for Image Color Matching. This feature automatically adjusts printout colors to match colors on your screen. sRGB When using equipment which supports sRGB, the printer performs Image Color Matching with these pieces of equipment before printing.
  • Page 46 3. Choose Color or Black as the Color setting, then choose desired printing resolution from 300 dpi or 600 dpi with the Resolution slider bar. Note: When making the other settings, see online help for details on each setting. Note: This screen may vary depending on your operating system.
  • Page 47 Saving your settings To save your custom settings, click Advanced, then click Save Settings on the Basic Settings menu. The Custom Settings dialog box appears. Type a name for your custom settings in the Name box, then click Save. Your settings will appear in the list to the right of Automatic in the Basic Settings menu.
  • Page 48: Resizing Printouts

    Resizing printouts You can have your document enlarged or reduced during printing. To automatically resize pages to fit the output paper 1. Click the Layout tab. 2. Select the Zoom Options check box, then select the desired paper size from the Output Paper drop-down list. The page will be printed to fit on the paper you have selected.
  • Page 49 Resizing pages by a specified percentage 1. Click the Layout tab. 2. Select the Zoom Options check box. 3. Select the Zoom To check box, then specify the magnification percentage in the box. Note: The percentage can be set between 50% and 200% in 1% increments.
  • Page 50: Modifying The Print Layout

    Modifying the print layout Your printer can print either two or four pages onto a single page and specifies the printing order, automatically resizing each page to fit the specified paper size. You can also choose to print documents surrounded by a frame. 1.
  • Page 51 3. Select the number of pages you want to print on one sheet of paper. Then Select the Page Order in which the pages are printed on each sheet. 4. Select the Print the Frame check box when you want to print the pages surrounded by a frame.
  • Page 52: Using A Watermark

    Using a watermark Follow the steps below to print a watermark on your document. In the Watermark dialog box, you can select from a list of predefined watermarks, or you can make an original watermark with text or a bitmap. The Watermark dialog box also allows you to make a variety of detailed watermark settings.
  • Page 53 3. Select a watermark from the Watermark Name drop-down list, then select the color from the Color drop-down list. 4. Adjust the image intensity of the watermark with the Intensity slider bar. 5. Select Front (to print the watermark in the foreground of the document) or Back (to print the watermark in the background of the document) for the Position setting.
  • Page 54 Making a new watermark You can make a new watermark as follows. 1. Click the Special tab. 2. Select the Watermark check box. 3. Click Watermark Settings. The Watermark dialog box appears. 4. Click New/Delete. The User Defined Watermarks dialog box appears.
  • Page 55 5. Select Text or BMP and type a name for the new watermark in the Name box. Note: This screen appears when you select Text. 6. If you select Text, type the watermark text in the Text box. If you select BMP, click Browse, select the BMP file you want to use, then click OK.
  • Page 56: Duplex Printing

    As an NERGY the double-sided printing function. Refer to Compliance for more information on the program. Using the Printer Software with Windows ® partner, Epson recommends the use of ® NERGY ® NERGY...
  • Page 57 Printing with the Duplex Unit Follow the steps below to print with the Duplex Unit. 1. Click the Layout tab. 2. Select the Duplex check box, then select Left, Top, or Right as the Binding position. 3. Click Duplex Settings to open the Duplex Settings dialog box. Using the Printer Software with Windows...
  • Page 58 4. Specify the Binding Margin for the front and back sides of the paper, then select whether the front or back side of the paper is to be printed as the Start Page. 5. When printing for binding as a booklet, select the Binding Method check box and make appropriate settings.
  • Page 59 3. Click the Layout tab. 4. Select the Duplex (Manual) check box. 5. Click OK. 6. Execute the print job. 7. After printing on one side, reload the paper into the MP tray with the printed surface face down as shown below. Then, press the N Start/Stop button.
  • Page 60: Making Extended Settings

    Making Extended Settings You can make various settings in the Extended Settings dialog box. To open the dialog box, click Extended Settings on the Optional Settings menu. Offset: Uses the settings specified on the printer button: Uses the settings specified on the driver button: Ignore the selected paper size check box:...
  • Page 61 Automatically change to monochrome mode check box: Skip Blank Page check box: High Speed Graphics Output check box: Uses the collate settings specified in the application check box: Uses the spooling method provided by the operating system check box: Avoid Page Error check box: Default button: Using the Printer Software with Windows...
  • Page 62: Making Optional Settings

    Help button: Cancel button: OK button: Making Optional Settings You can update the installed option information manually if you have installed options to your printer. 1. Click the Optional Settings tab, then select the Update the Printer Option Info Manually button. 2.
  • Page 63: Monitoring Your Printer Using Epson Status Monitor 3

    ❏ Shared Windows XP LPR connections and shared Windows XP Standard TCP/IP connections with Windows clients do not support the Job Management function. ❏ EPSON Status Monitor 3 is not available when printing from a Remote Desktop connection. Note for Windows 95 users: Network printers can not be monitored with EPSON Status Monitor 3.
  • Page 64 See the Network Guide for information on installing EPSON Status Monitor 3 on a network. 5. Click Custom. 6. Select the EPSON Status Monitor 3 check box, then click Install. 7. In the dialog box that appears, make sure that your printer icon is selected, and click OK.
  • Page 65 8. In the dialog box that appears, select your country or region, and the URL for Epson’s Web site in that country or region appears. Then click OK. Note: ❏ In this dialog box, you can set the URL for the site where you can order consumables online.
  • Page 66: Accessing Epson Status Monitor 3

    Accessing EPSON Status Monitor 3 Follow the steps below to access EPSON Status Monitor 3. 1. Access the printer driver, then click the Utility tab. 2. Click EPSON Status Monitor 3. Using the Printer Software with Windows...
  • Page 67: Getting Printer Status Details

    Getting printer status details You can monitor printer status and obtain information on consumable products using the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. Note: This screen may vary depending on your operating system version. Icon/Message: Printer image: The icon and message show the printer status.
  • Page 68 Text box: Close button: Consumables: Job Information: Paper: Toner: Photoconductor Unit: Order Online button: Using the Printer Software with Windows The text box next to the printer image displays the current status of the printer. When a problem occurs, the most probable solution is displayed.
  • Page 69: Order Online

    Order Online To order consumables online, click the Order Online button on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. The Order Online dialog box appears. Status Monitor button: Text box: Opens the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. Displays the consumables and codes.
  • Page 70 Order Now/Find Dealer button: Utility Settings button: Close button: Do not display this window automatically check box: Using the Printer Software with Windows Connects to the URL where you can place an order and find the dealer nearest you. When you click this button, a confirmation window asking if you wish to connect to the Web site appears.
  • Page 71: Setting Monitoring Preferences

    Setting Monitoring Preferences To make specific monitoring settings, click Monitoring Preferences in the Utility tab of the printer driver. The Monitoring Preferences dialog box appears. The following settings and buttons appear in the dialog box: Select Notification: Default button: Use the check boxes in this area to select the types of error that you wish to be notified about.
  • Page 72 Once the shortcut icon is in the task bar, you can double-click it to open the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. Alternatively, you can right-click the shortcut icon, then select Monitoring Preferences...
  • Page 73: Status Alert Window

    Job Management function Using the Job Management function, you can obtain information on print jobs on the Job Information menu in the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. You can also choose to have a notice appear on the screen when printing is completed.
  • Page 74 Connections Supporting the Job Management function The Job Management function is available when the following connections are used: Server and client environments: ❏ When using the shared Windows 2000, Server 2003, or NT 4.0 LPR connection with Windows XP, Me, 98, 95, 2000, or NT 4.0 clients.
  • Page 75 Note on deleting print jobs: You cannot delete the print job spooling on client computers running Windows Me, 98, or 95 using EPSON Status Monitor 3 when the following connections are used: ❏ When using the shared Windows 2000, Server 2003, or NT 4.0 LPR connection.
  • Page 76 a. Status: Waiting: Spooling: Deleting: Printing: Completed: Displays only your jobs that have Canceled: b. Job Name: Displays the user’s print job file names. Other user’s print jobs are displayed as --------. c. Cancel Selecting a print job and clicking this button, cancels the selected print job.
  • Page 77: Stopping Monitoring

    Utility menu of Document Defaults in Windows NT 4.0, or in the Utility menu of Printing Preference in Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003. ❏ You can find out the current printer status by clicking the EPSON Status Monitor 3 icon in the printer driver’s Utility menu. Monitored Printers settings You can use the Monitored Printers utility to change the types of printers that EPSON Status Monitor 3 will monitor.
  • Page 78: Setting Up The Usb Connection

    2. Clear the check boxes of the type of printers you do not want to monitor. 3. Click OK to apply the settings. Setting Up the USB Connection The USB interface that comes with your printer complies with Microsoft Plug and Play (PnP) USB specifications. Note: Only PC systems equipped with a USB connector and running Windows XP, 2000, Me, 98, and Server 2003 support the USB interface.
  • Page 79 3. For Windows Me or 98, select the EPUSB1: (your printer) USB port from the Print to the following port drop-down list. For Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003, select the USB001 USB port in the list on the Ports menu. Note: This screen may vary depending on your operating system.
  • Page 80: Canceling Printing

    Canceling Printing If the printouts are not what you expected and display incorrect or garbled characters or images, you may need to cancel printing. When the printer icon is displayed on the taskbar, follow the instructions below to cancel the printing. Double-click your printer icon on the task bar.
  • Page 81: Uninstalling The Printer Software

    When you wish to reinstall or upgrade the printer driver, be sure to uninstall the current printer software beforehand. Note: When uninstalling EPSON Status Monitor 3 from a multi-user Windows XP, 2000, NT 4.0, and Server 2003 environment, remove the shortcut icon from all clients before uninstalling. You can remove the icon by clearing the Shortcut Icon check box in the Monitoring Preference dialog box.
  • Page 82 4. Select EPSON Printer Software, then click Add/Remove. For Windows XP or Server 2003, select EPSON Printer Software, then click Change/Remove. 5. Click the Printer Model tab, select your printer icon. Using the Printer Software with Windows...
  • Page 83 6. Click the Utility tab, and confirm that the check box for the printer software you want to uninstall is selected. Note: If you uninstall only EPSON Status Monitor 3, select the EPSON Status Monitor 3 check box. 7. To uninstall, click OK.
  • Page 84: Uninstall The Usb Device Driver

    Note: You can uninstall only the Monitored Printers utility of EPSON Status Monitor 3. When the utility is uninstalled, you cannot change the settings of Monitored Printers from EPSON Status Monitor 3 of other printers. 8. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 85 ❏ EPSON USB Printer Devices appears only when the printer is connected to Windows Me or 98 with a USB interface cable. ❏ If the USB device driver is not installed correctly, EPSON USB Printer Devices may not appear. Follow the steps below to run the “Epusbun.exe”...
  • Page 86: Chapter 4 Using The Printer Software With Macintosh

    Settings from the drop-down list. Then click your printer’s icon in the Utility menu. For Mac OS 9 users, select the EPSON Status Monitor 3 alias from the Apple menu, then click your printer’s icon. EPSON Status Monitor 3 lets you check the status of your printer.
  • Page 87: Accessing The Printer Driver

    Accessing the printer driver To control your printer and change its settings, use the printer driver. The printer driver allows you to easily make all the print settings, including paper source, paper size, and orientation. Mac OS X To access the printer driver, register your printer in Printer Setup Utility (for Mac OS X 10.3) or Print Center (for Mac OS X 10.2 or below), click Print on the file menu of any application, then select your printer.
  • Page 88: Making Changes To Printer Settings

    Making Changes to Printer Settings Making the print quality settings You can change the print quality of printouts through settings in the printer driver. With the printer driver, you can make the print settings by choosing from a list of predefined settings, or customizing the settings.
  • Page 89 3. Click Automatic, then choose the resolution from the Resolution drop-down list. For Mac OS 9 users 1. Open the Basic Settings dialog box. 2. Click Automatic on Print Quality, then choose desired printing resolution from Fast (300 dpi) or Fine (600 dpi) with the slider bar.
  • Page 90 Using the predefined settings The predefined settings are provided to help you optimize print settings for a particular kind of printout, such as presentation documents or images taken by a video or digital camera. Follow the steps below to use the predefined settings. For Mac OS X users 1.
  • Page 91 4. Select the most appropriate setting from the list according to the type of document or image you want to print. For Mac OS 9 users 1. Open the Basic Settings dialog box. 2. Select Advanced. You will find the predefined settings in the list on the right of Automatic.
  • Page 92 PhotoEnhance4 Suitable for printing images captured using the video input, a digital camera, or scanner. EPSON PhotoEnhance4 automatically adjusts the contrast, saturation, and brightness of the original image data to produce sharper, more vivid color printouts. This setting does not affect your original image data.
  • Page 93 Customizing print settings Your printer provides for customized print settings if you need more control over the printout, want to make the most detailed settings available, or just want to experiment. Follow the steps below to customize your print settings. For Mac OS X and 9 users 1.
  • Page 94 5. Click OK to apply the settings and return to the Basic Settings dialog box. Note: For details on each setting, see the online help. Saving your settings For Mac OS X users Use the following procedures to save your custom settings. For Mac OS 10.1.x users, save your custom settings in Save Custom Setting.
  • Page 95 Note: ❏ You cannot use a predefined setting name for your custom settings. ❏ To delete a custom setting, select Advanced, click Save Settings on the Basic Settings dialog box, select the setting in the User Settings dialog box, then click Delete. ❏...
  • Page 96: Resizing Printouts

    Resizing printouts The Fit to Page function in the Layout dialog box allows you to have your documents enlarged or reduced during printing according to the specified paper size. Note: ❏ This function is not available with Mac OS X. ❏...
  • Page 97: Modifying The Print Layout

    Modifying the print layout You can print either two or four pages onto a single page and to specify the printing order, automatically resizing each page to fit the specified paper size by using Layout printing. You can also choose to print documents surrounded by a frame. For Mac OS X users 1.
  • Page 98 For Mac OS 9 users 1. Click the Layout dialog box appears. 2. Select the Print Layout check box, then click Print Layout Settings. The Print Layout Setting dialog box appears. 3. Select the number of pages you want to print on one sheet of paper.
  • Page 99: Using A Watermark

    Using a watermark Follow the steps below to print a watermark on your document. In the Layout dialog box, you can select from a list of predefined watermarks, or you can select a bitmap (PICT) file or text file as your own custom watermark.
  • Page 100 4. Adjust the image intensity of the watermark with the Intensity slider bar. 5. For your own custom text watermark, you can rotate it by inputting the degrees in the Angle box. Or select the Rotate by mouse check box, then rotate the text watermark with the pointer on the preview window.
  • Page 101 3. Click Add Text on the Custom Watermark dialog box. 4. Type the watermark text in the Text box, select the Font and Style, then click OK on the Text Watermark dialog box. 5. Type the file name in the Name box, then click Save. Using the Printer Software with Macintosh...
  • Page 102 Note: ❏ To edit the saved text watermark, select it from the List box, then click Edit Text. After editing, be sure to click OK to close the dialog box. ❏ To remove the saved text watermark, select it from the List box, then click Delete.
  • Page 103 3. Click Add PICT on the Custom watermark dialog box. 4. Select the PICT file, then click Open. 5. Type the file name in the Name box, then click Save. Using the Printer Software with Macintosh...
  • Page 104: Duplex Printing

    4. Select a Binding position from Left, Top, or Right. 5. Specify the Binding Margin for the front and back sides of the paper. Using the Printer Software with Macintosh ® partner, Epson recommends the use of ® NERGY ® NERGY...
  • Page 105 6. Select whether the front or back side of the paper is to be printed as the Start Page. 7. Click Print to start printing. For Mac OS 9 users 1. Click the Layout icon on the Basic Settings dialog box. The Layout dialog box appears.
  • Page 106 Doing duplex printing manually You can do duplex printing manually without the optional Duplex Unit. 1. Open the Print dialog box. 2. Select Printer Settings from the drop-down list. 3. Select the Duplex (Manual) check box. 4. Click Print to start printing. 5.
  • Page 107: Making Extended Settings

    Making Extended Settings You can make various settings in the Extended Settings dialog box, for example Page Protect. For Mac OS X users, open the Print dialog box and select Printer Settings from the drop-down list, then select Extended Settings. For Mac OS 9 users, click the Basic Settings dialog box.
  • Page 108: Default Button

    Adjust line thickness check box: Auto Continue check box: Avoid Page Error check box: Default button: Select button: Using the Printer Software with Macintosh Adjusts the width of the lines printed. Note: This function is not available with Mac OS When you select this check box, the printer continues to print ignoring the page size errors and memory...
  • Page 109 Cancel button: OK button: Using the Printer Software with Macintosh Click this button to exit the dialog box or printer driver without saving the settings. Click this button to save the settings and to exit the dialog box or printer driver.
  • Page 110: Monitoring Your Printer Using Epson Status Monitor 3

    Monitoring Your Printer using EPSON Status Monitor 3 EPSON Status Monitor 3 monitors your printer and gives you information about its current status. Accessing EPSON Status Monitor 3 For Mac OS X users 1. Click Print in the File menu of any application. The Print dialog box appears.
  • Page 111 For Mac OS 9 users You can access EPSON Status Monitor 3 by selecting the EPSON Status Monitor 3 alias from the Apple menu. Note: ❏ The appropriate printer port must already be selected in the Chooser so that necessary information can be received from the selected printer driver when the EPSON Status Monitor 3 starts.
  • Page 112: Getting Printer Status Details

    Getting printer status details You can monitor printer status and get information on consumable products using the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. Note: This screen may vary depending on your operating system version. a. Icon/Message: b. Printer image: Using the Printer Software with Macintosh The icon and message shows the printer status.
  • Page 113 c. Text box: d. Close button: e. Consumables: f. Job Information: g. Paper: h. Toner: i. Photoconductor Unit: Using the Printer Software with Macintosh The text box next to the printer image displays the current status of the printer. When a problem occurs, the most probable solution is displayed.
  • Page 114: Setting Monitoring Preferences

    Setting Monitoring Preferences To make specific monitoring settings, select Monitor Setup from the File menu. The Monitor Setup dialog box appears. The following settings and buttons appear in the dialog box: a. Select Notification: b. Default button: c. OK button: d.
  • Page 115 This function is only available with Mac OS X. Select the Show job information check box to display the Job Information menu in the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window. When this check box is selected, the Job management icon appears on the the task bar during printing.
  • Page 116: Status Alert Window

    Status Alert window The Status Alert window indicates what type of error has occurred and offers you a possible solution. The window closes automatically once the problem is cleared. This window will also appear according to the selected notification in the Monitoring Preferences dialog box. If you wish to see information about printer consumables, click button (for Mac OS X) or Details (for Mac OS 9).
  • Page 117: Using The Job Management Function

    Using the Job Management function You can obtain information on the print jobs on the Job Information menu on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box. To display the Job Information menu, select the Show job information check box on the Monitoring Preferences dialog box, then click the Job Information menu on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 dialog box.
  • Page 118 b. Job Name: c. User: d. Computer: e. Job Type: f. Cancel Job button: g. Refresh button: Note: The job spooling on the shared printer cannot be displayed on the Job Information menu. Using the Printer Software with Macintosh Deleting: The print job which is canceled during spooling in your computer by pressing the + Cancel Job button,...
  • Page 119: Setting Up The Usb Connection

    2. Click Add Printer in the Printer List dialog box. 3. Select EPSON USB from the pop-up menu. Select AL-C1100 in the Product list, then click Add. 4. Close the Printer Setup Utility (for Mac OS X 10.3) or Print Center (for Mac OS X 10.2 or below).
  • Page 120: Canceling Printing

    2. Select Background Printing to turn background printing on or off. Note: ❏ Background printing must be turned on for the EPSON Status Monitor 3 to manage print jobs. ❏ When background printing is on, you can use your Macintosh while it is preparing a document for printing.
  • Page 121: Uninstalling The Printer Software

    For Mac OS X 1. Quit all applications, and restart your Macintosh. 2. Insert the EPSON printer software CD-ROM in your Macintosh. 3. Double-click the EPSON icon on the desktop. 4. Double-click the Mac OS X folder, then double-click the Printer Driver folder.
  • Page 122: For Mac Os 9

    Print Center, select the printer name from the Printer List, then click Delete. For Mac OS 9 1. Quit all applications, and restart your Macintosh. 2. Insert the EPSON printer software CD-ROM in your Macintosh. 3. Double-click the Language folder, then double-click the Disk 1 folder inside the Printer Driver folder.
  • Page 123: Chapter 5 Setting Up Your Printer On A Network

    Chapter 5 Setting Up Your Printer on a Network For Windows Sharing the printer This section describes how to share the printer on a standard Windows network. The computers on a network can share a printer that is directly connected to one of them. The computer that is directly connected to the printer is the print server, and the other computers are the clients which need permission to share the printer with the print server.
  • Page 124: Setting Up Your Printer As A Shared Printer

    ❏ For Windows NT 4.0, see “With Windows NT 4.0” on page 138. Note: ❏ When sharing the printer, be sure to set EPSON Status Monitor 3 so that the shared printer can be monitored on the print server. See “Setting Monitoring Preferences” on page 71.
  • Page 125 ❏ Do not use spaces or hyphens for the share name, or an error may occur. ❏ When sharing the printer, be sure to set EPSON Status Monitor 3 so that the shared printer can be monitored on the print server. See “Setting Monitoring Preferences” on page 71.
  • Page 126: Using An Additional Driver

    Using an additional driver When the print server’s OS is Windows XP, 2000, NT 4.0, or Server 2003, you can install the additional drivers on the server. The additional drivers are for client computers that have a different OS from the server. Follow the steps below to set a Windows XP, 2000, NT 4.0 (OS), or Server 2003 as a print server, and install the additional drivers.
  • Page 127 3. For a Windows 2000 or NT 4.0 print server, select Shared as, then type the name in the Share name box. For a Windows XP or Server 2003 print server, select Share this printer, then type the name in the Share name box. Note: Do not use spaces or hyphens for the Share name, or an error may occur.
  • Page 128 On the Windows NT 4.0 print server Select Windows being used for clients. For example, select Windows 95 to install the additional driver for the Windows Me, 98, or 95 clients, then click OK. Note: ❏ You do not have to select Windows NT 4.0x86, because that driver has been installed already.
  • Page 129 On the Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003 print server Click Additional Drivers. Select Windows being used for clients, then click OK. For Windows Me, 98, or 95 clients For Windows NT 4.0 clients For Windows XP or 2000 clients Setting Up Your Printer on a Network Select Intel Windows 95 or 98 (Windows 2000),...
  • Page 130 Note: ❏ The screen in Windows Server 2003 is different from the screens shown above. ❏ You do not have to install the additional drivers noted below, because these drivers are preinstalled. Intel Windows 2000 (for Windows 2000) Intel Windows 2000 or XP (for Windows XP) x86 Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 (for Windows Server 2003) ❏...
  • Page 131 Note: Confirm the following items when sharing the printer: ❏ Be sure to set EPSON Status Monitor 3 so that the shared printer can be monitored on the print server. See “Setting Monitoring Preferences” on page 71.
  • Page 132: Setting Up Clients

    Windows desktop. ❏ You cannot use the additional driver on the server system OS. ❏ When you want to use EPSON Status Monitor 3 from a client, you have to install both of the printer driver and EPSON Status Monitor 3 in each client from the CD-ROM.
  • Page 133 With Windows Me, 98, or 95 Follow the procedure below to set Windows Me, 98, or 95 clients. 1. Click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers. 2. Double-click the Add Printer icon, then click Next. 3. Select Network printer, then click Next. 4.
  • Page 134 6. Click Next. Note: ❏ If the printer driver is installed in the client beforehand, you need to select the new printer driver or the current printer driver. When the prompt to select the printer driver appears, select the printer driver according to the message. ❏...
  • Page 135 ❏ In a Windows NT 4.0 print server, the additional driver for Windows XP or 2000 clients is the “Windows NT 4.0 x86” driver which is installed beforehand as the printer driver for Windows NT 4.0. When installing the printer driver in the Windows XP or 2000 clients from Windows NT 4.0 print server, the driver for Windows NT 4.0 is installed.
  • Page 136 4. For Windows 2000, type the name of the shared printer, then click Next. Note: You can also type “\\(the name of the computer that is locally connected to the shared printer)\(the shared printer’s name)” in network path or queue name, otherwise click Next to browse for a printer.
  • Page 137 5. Click the icon of the computer or server that is connected to the shared printer, and the name of the shared printer, then click Next. Note: ❏ The name of the shared printer may be changed by the computer or server that is connected to the shared printer.
  • Page 138 6. For Windows 2000, select whether to use the printer as the default printer or not, then click Next. 7. Make sure of the settings, then click Finish. With Windows NT 4.0 Follow the steps below to set Windows NT 4.0 clients. You can install the printer driver for the shared printer, if you have Power Users or more powerful access rights even if you are not the Administrator.
  • Page 139 4. Click the icon of the computer or server that is connected to the shared printer, and the name of the shared printer, then click OK. Note: ❏ You can also type “\\(the name of the computer that is locally connected to the shared printer)\(the shared printer’s name)”...
  • Page 140: Installing The Printer Driver From The Cd-Rom

    ❏ If the additional driver for Windows NT 4.0 is not installed in the Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003 print server or the print server’s OS is Windows Me, 98, or 95, go to “Installing the printer driver from the CD-ROM” on page 140. 5.
  • Page 141 2. Insert the CD-ROM, type the appropriate drive and folder names in which the printer driver for clients is located, then click OK. When installing drivers in Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003, “Digital Signature is not found.” may appear. Click Yes (for Windows 2000) or Continue Anyway (for Windows XP or Server 2003) and continue installing.
  • Page 142: For Macintosh

    For Macintosh Sharing the printer This section describes how to share the printer on an AppleTalk network. The computers on the network can share the printer that is directly connected to one of them. The computer that is directly connected to the printer is the print server, and the other computers are the clients which need permission to share the printer with the print server.
  • Page 143 Note: Make sure On is selected under Background Printing. 3. Under Printer Sharing Set Up, click Printer Sharing Setup. 4. The Printer Sharing dialog box appears. Select the Share this Printer check box, then type the printer name and password information as needed.
  • Page 144 Accessing the shared printer Follow the steps below to access your printer from another computer on the network. 1. Turn on your printer. 2. On each computer from which you want to access the printer, select Chooser from the Apple menu. Click your printer icon, then select the name of the shared printer in the “Select a printer port”...
  • Page 145 4. The following type of message appears if the client has fonts that are unavailable on the print server. 5. Click OK to close the message. 6. Close Chooser. Setting Up Your Printer on a Network...
  • Page 146: Chapter 6 Installing Options

    Chapter 6 Installing Options Optional Paper Cassette Unit For details about the paper types and sizes that you can use with the optional paper cassette unit, see “Optional paper cassette unit” on page 25. For specifications, see “Optional 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit” on page 242. Note: Load paper with the printable surface facing up.
  • Page 147: Installing The Optional Paper Cassette Unit

    Warning: If you lift the printer incorrectly, you could drop it and cause injury. Installing the optional paper cassette unit Follow the steps below to install the optional paper cassette unit. 1. Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord and interface cable.
  • Page 148 Note: The printer and optional paper cassette unit are heavy so it is necessary to carry them separately when you transfer them. 4. Remove the paper cassette from the optional paper cassette unit. 5. Push up the fixing tabs inside the optional paper cassette unit, then turn them in a clockwise direction to fix the unit and the printer together.
  • Page 149: Removing The Optional Paper Cassette Unit

    Sheet. See “Printing a Status Sheet” on page 193. Note for Windows users: If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is not installed, you have to make settings manually in the printer driver. See “Making Optional Settings” on page Note for Macintosh users: When you have attached or removed printer options, you need to delete the printer using Print Setup Utility (for Mac OS X 10.3), Print...
  • Page 150: Duplex Unit

    Duplex Unit For specifications or details about the paper types and sizes that you can use with the Duplex Unit, see “Duplex Unit” on page 243. Installing the Duplex Unit Follow the steps below to install the optional Duplex Unit. 1.
  • Page 151 3. Open cover C slightly, and then remove it slowly by bowing the center of the cover out. 4. Pull cover E upward to remove it while pushing the notches on both sides of the cover. Then, close cover E. 5.
  • Page 152 Note: Make sure that the hooks fit into the holes securely. Otherwise, the cover cannot be closed securely. 6. Bind the two straps on both sides of the Duplex Unit to the printer with the screws. 7. Insert the connector into the printer. Installing Options...
  • Page 153 Sheet. See “Printing a Status Sheet” on page 193. Note for Windows users: If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is not installed, you have to make settings manually in the printer driver. See “Making Optional Settings” on page Note for Macintosh users: When you have attached or removed printer options, you need to delete the printer using Print Setup Utility (for Mac OS X 10.3), Print...
  • Page 154: Removing The Duplex Unit

    Removing the Duplex Unit Follow the steps below to remove the optional Duplex Unit. 1. Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord and interface cable. 2. Remove the two screws from both sides of the unit, and then open cover D.
  • Page 155: Memory Module

    Memory Module By installing a Dual In-line Memory Module (DIMM), you can increase printer memory up to 256 MB. You may want to add additional memory if you are having difficulty printing complex graphics. This printer has one memory slot. Note: ❏...
  • Page 156 2. Remove the option cover on the printer’s left side by removing the screw from the cover. 3. Identify the RAM slot. * RAM slot (gray) 4. Insert the memory module into slot until the clip locks onto the memory module. Make sure that the upper slot (white) has a module at all times.
  • Page 157 See “Printing a Status Sheet” on page 193. Note for Windows users: If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is not installed, you have to make settings manually in the printer driver. See “Making Optional Settings” on page Note for Macintosh users: When you have attached or removed printer options, you need to delete the printer using Print Setup Utility (for Mac OS X 10.3), Print...
  • Page 158: Removing A Memory Module

    Removing a memory module Caution: Before you remove a memory module, be sure to discharge any static electricity by touching a grounded piece of metal. Otherwise, you may damage static-sensitive components. Warning: Be careful when working inside the printer as some components are sharp and may cause injury.
  • Page 159: Chapter 7 Maintenance And Transportation

    Replacement Messages When you see the following messages on the LCD panel or the window of EPSON Status Monitor 3, replace the appropriate consumable products. You can continue to print for a short time after a message appears, but Epson recommends early replacement to maintain print quality and extend the life of your printer.
  • Page 160 If a consumable product reaches the end of its service life, the printer stops printing and displays the following messages on the LCD panel or the window of EPSON Status Monitor 3. When this happens, the printer cannot resume printing until you replace the depleted consumable products.
  • Page 161: Toner Cartridge

    ❏ Installing a genuine toner cartridge is recommended. Using a non-genuine toner cartridge may affect print quality. Epson shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of consumable products not manufactured or approved by Epson.
  • Page 162: Replacing A Toner Cartridge

    Replacing a toner cartridge Follow the steps below to replace a toner cartridge. 1. Turn the printer on. 2. Open cover A. 3. Push up the right lever to unlock the toner cartridge. Maintenance and Transportation...
  • Page 163 4. Remove the toner cartridge from the printer. 5. Take the new toner cartridge out of its package and gently shake the toner cartridge as shown below. 6. Hold the tag and gently pull the toner seal upward and remove it. Maintenance and Transportation...
  • Page 164 7. Insert the cartridge all the way until it stops securely with the arrow mark on the top of the toner cartridge facing toward cover A. 8. Push down the right lever to lock the toner cartridge. Note: The toner cartridge is installed securely when the right lever cannot be turned any further.
  • Page 165: Photoconductor Unit

    10. Confirm the error message on the LCD panel. When an other toner cartridge needs to be replaced, an error message is displayed. Repeat steps 3 to 8 and replace the cartridge. Photoconductor Unit Handling precautions Always observe the following handling precautions when replacing the consumable products: ❏...
  • Page 166: Replacing The Photoconductor Unit

    Replacing the photoconductor unit Follow the steps below to replace the photoconductor unit. 1. Turn the printer on, and open cover B. Note: When installing the optional Duplex Unit, open cover D first, then cover B. 2. Raise the yellow lever inside cover B. Maintenance and Transportation...
  • Page 167 3. Remove the photoconductor unit. 4. Take the new photoconductor unit out of its package and remove the protective sheet. Caution: Do not touch the belt on the top of the unit or the blue photo conductor area. Otherwise, the print quality may decrease. Maintenance and Transportation...
  • Page 168 5. Hold the photoconductor unit by its handle, and insert the unit until it clicks shut with aligning the arrow marks on the printer. Warning: Be careful not to touch the fuser, which is marked CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE. If the printer has been in use, the fuser may be very hot.
  • Page 169: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer The printer needs only minimal cleaning. If the printer’s outer case is dirty or dusty, turn off the printer and clean it with a soft, clean cloth moistened with a mild detergent. Caution: Never use alcohol or paint thinner to clean the printer cover. These chemicals can damage the components and the case.
  • Page 170: Cleaning The Pickup Roller

    Cleaning the pickup roller Follow the steps below to clean the pickup roller. 1. Open the MP tray, then remove the loaded paper. 2. Gently wipe the rubber parts of the pickup roller inside the MP tray with a wet, well-wrung cloth. Cleaning the print head Follow the steps below to clean the printer head.
  • Page 171 2. Pull the blue lever on the right inside of the printer. 3. Move the blue cleaner slowly in and out once. Note: Move the cleaner completely in and out. Otherwise, the printer may not be cleaned effectively. 4. Push back the blue lever on the right inside of the printer.
  • Page 172: Transporting The Printer

    5. Close cover A, then the cleaner cover. Transporting the Printer For long distances If you need to transport your printer for long distances, carefully repack it using the original box and packing materials. Follow the steps below to repack your printer. 1.
  • Page 173: For Short Distances

    For short distances Always pay attention to the following handling precautions when you need to move the printer for short distances. If you are moving the printer on its own, two people should lift and carry the printer. Follow the steps below to move the printer for short distances. 1.
  • Page 174: Finding A Place For The Printer

    Finding a place for the printer When relocating the printer, always choose a location that has adequate space for easy operation and maintenance. Use the following illustration as a guide for the amount of space required around the printer to ensure smooth operation. Dimensions shown in the illustration below are in millimeters.
  • Page 175 ❏ Place the printer where you can easily unplug the power cord. ❏ Keep the entire computer and printer system away from potential sources of interference, such as loudspeakers or the base units of cordless telephones. ❏ Avoid using an electrical outlet that is controlled by wall switches or automatic timers.
  • Page 176: Chapter 8 Troubleshooting

    EPSON Status Monitor 3 provide alert messages. Clear the paper jam by following the order of the indicated cover names displayed on the control panel or EPSON Status Monitor 3. Precautions for clearing jammed paper Be sure to observe the following points when you clear jammed paper.
  • Page 177: Jam C (Cover C)

    Warning: ❏ Be careful not to touch the fuser, which is marked CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE, or the surrounding areas. If the printer has been in use, the fuser and the surrounding areas may be very hot. ❏ Do not insert your hand deep into the fuser unit as some components are sharp and may cause injury.
  • Page 178 3. Hold the guide up by holding the green tab, and gently pull out any sheets of paper. Be careful not to tear the jammed paper. Warning: Be careful not to touch the fuser, which is marked CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE, or the surrounding areas. If the printer has been in use, the fuser and the surrounding areas may be very hot.
  • Page 179: Jam D (Cover D)

    5. Close cover C. Jam D (cover D) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at cover D. 1. Raise the lever and open cover D. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 180 2. Gently pull out any sheets of paper that have fed part way into the printer. Note: When jammed paper cannot be found, proceed to the next step. 3. Raise the two green levers of the fuser unit to unlock it. 4.
  • Page 181 Warning: Be careful not to touch the fuser, which is marked CAUTION HIGH TEMPERATURE, or the surrounding areas. If the printer has been in use, the fuser and the surrounding areas may be very hot. 5. Pull down the two green levers of the fuser unit. 6.
  • Page 182: Jam E (Cover E)

    Jam E (cover E) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at cover E. 1. Open cover E. Note: When the optional Duplex Unit is installed, open cover D first. 2. Gently pull out any sheets of paper with both hands. Be careful not to tear the jammed paper.
  • Page 183: Jam F (Cover F)

    Jam F (cover F) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at cover F. 1. Open cover E. Note: When the optional Duplex Unit is installed, open cover D first. 2. Open cover F. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 184 3. Open cover C, then raise the two green levers on the fuser unit to unlock it. 4. Gently pull out any sheets of paper with both hands. Be careful not to tear the jammed paper. Note: When hard to see the jammed paper, the jam occurs inside of the printer.
  • Page 185 5. Pull down the two green levers on the fuser unit, then close cover C. 6. Close cover F, and close cover E. Note: When the optional Duplex Unit is installed, close cover D last. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 186: Jam Dm (Cover Dm)

    Jam DM (cover DM) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at the cover DM. 1. Open cover DM. 2. Gently pull out any sheets of paper that have fed part way into the printer. 3. Close cover DM. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 187: Jam Mp (Mp Tray)

    Jam MP (MP tray) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at the MP tray. 1. Open the MP tray cover and remove all paper that is loaded. 2. Gently pull out any sheets of paper that have fed part way into the printer.
  • Page 188: Jam Lc (Paper Cassette)

    Jam LC (paper cassette) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at the optional paper cassette unit. This message is displayed when the optional paper cassette unit is installed. 1. Pull out the paper cassette from the optional paper cassette unit.
  • Page 189: Jam G (Cover G)

    3. Reinsert the paper cassette. Jam G (cover G) Follow the steps below to clear paper jams at cover G. This message is displayed when the optional paper cassette unit is installed. 1. Open cover G. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 190 2. Gently pull out any sheets of paper with both hands. Be careful not to tear the jammed paper. 3. Close cover G. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 191: When Transparencies Are Jammed At The Mp Tray

    When transparencies are jammed at the MP tray When transparencies are jammed, follow the steps to clear the jam. 1. Open the MP tray cover and remove all paper that is loaded. 2. Open cover E. Then, gently pull out any sheets of paper with both hands.
  • Page 192 3. Reload the transparencies into the MP tray. 4. Close cover E. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 193: Printing A Status Sheet

    Printing a Status Sheet To confirm the current status of the printer, and that the options are installed correctly, print a status sheet using the printer’s control panel. Follow the steps below to print a status sheet. 1. Turn on the printer. The LCD panel shows Ready. 2.
  • Page 194: Operational Problems

    Operational Problems The Ready light does not turn on Cause The power cord may not be properly plugged into the electrical outlet. The electrical outlet may be controlled by an outside switch or an automatic timer. The printer does not print (Ready light off) Cause The printer is offline.
  • Page 195: The Ready Light Is On But Nothing Prints

    The Ready light is on but nothing prints Cause Your computer may not be properly connected to the printer. The interface cable may not be plugged in securely. You may not be using the correct interface cable. Your application software is not properly set up for your printer.
  • Page 196: The Optional Product Is Not Available

    The optional product is not available Cause If you are using Windows, and EPSON Status Monitor 3 is not installed. Sharing Problems Network printers cannot be monitored in a Windows 95 environment Cause Your printer is in the sleep mode.
  • Page 197: Printout Problems

    Printout Problems Printout is garbled Cause The interface cable may not be plugged in securely. You may not be using the correct interface cable. Note: If a status sheet does not print correctly, your printer may be damaged. Contact your dealer or a qualified service representative. What to do Make sure that both ends of the interface cable are plugged in securely.
  • Page 198: Color Printing Problems

    Color Printing Problems Cannot print in color Cause Black is selected as the Color setting in the printer driver. The color setting in the application you are using is not appropriate for color printing. The printout color differs when printed from different printers Cause Printer driver default settings...
  • Page 199: On The Computer Screen

    The color looks different from what you see on the computer screen Cause Printed colors do not exactly match the colors on your monitor, since printers and monitors use different color systems: monitors use RGB (red, green, and blue), while printers typically use CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black).
  • Page 200: Printers

    What to do If the surface of your paper is too rough, printed characters may appear distorted or broken. EPSON special paper, or smooth, high-quality copier paper is recommended for best results. See “Available paper types” on page 233 for information on choosing paper.
  • Page 201: Print Quality Or Tone Is Uneven

    See “Cleaning the print head” on page 170 and clean the print head. If the message on the LCD panel or in EPSON Status Monitor 3 indicates that the amount of toner left is low, replace the toner cartridge. See “Toner Cartridge”...
  • Page 202: Toner Smudges

    170 and clean the print head. What to do Do not store your paper in a humid or damp environment. Epson special paper or smooth, high-quality copier paper is recommended for best results. See “Available paper types” on page 233 for information on choosing paper.
  • Page 203: Areas Are Missing In The Printed Image

    If the surface of your paper is too rough, printed characters may appear distorted or broken. Epson special paper or smooth, high-quality copier paper is recommended for best results. See “Available paper types” on page 233 for information on choosing paper.
  • Page 204: The Printed Image Is Light Or Faint

    Turn off the Toner Save mode using the printer driver. If the message on the LCD panel or in EPSON Status Monitor 3 indicates that the amount of toner left is low, replace the toner cartridge. See “Toner Cartridge” on page 161.
  • Page 205: Memory Problems

    Memory Problems Print quality decreased Cause The printer cannot print at the required quality level because of insufficient memory, and the printer lowers the quality automatically so that the printer can continue printing. Insufficient memory for current task Cause The printer has insufficient memory for current task.
  • Page 206: Paper Handling Problems

    Paper Handling Problems Paper does not feed properly Cause The paper guides are not set correctly. The paper source setting may not be correct. There may be no paper in the cassettes. The size of loaded paper differs from the control panel setting.
  • Page 207: Problems Using Options

    Problems Using Options To confirm your options are installed correctly, print a status sheet. See “Printing a Status Sheet” on page 193 for details. Paper does not feed from the optional paper cassette Cause The optional paper cassette may not be installed properly. The paper source setting may not be correct.
  • Page 208: Feed Jam When Using The Optional Paper Cassette

    Feed jam when using the optional paper cassette Cause The paper is jammed at the optional paper cassette. An installed option cannot be used Cause The installed option is not defined in the printer driver. Troubleshooting What to do See “Clearing Jammed Paper” on page 176 to clear jammed paper.
  • Page 209: Correcting Usb Problems

    Correcting USB Problems If you are having difficulty using the printer with a USB connection, see if your problem is listed below, and take any recommended actions. USB connections USB cables or connections can sometimes be the source of USB problems.
  • Page 210 Checking printer software installation for Windows 2000, XP, or Server 2003 When using Windows XP, 2000, or Server 2003, you must follow the steps in the Setup Guide packed with the printer to install the printer software. Otherwise, Microsoft’s Universal driver may be installed instead.
  • Page 211 Checking printer software in Windows Me and 98 If you canceled the plug-and-play driver installation in Windows Me or 98 before the procedure was complete, the USB printer device driver or the printer software may be incorrectly installed. Follow the directions below to ensure that the driver and printer software are installed correctly.
  • Page 212 If EPUSBX: (EPSON AcuLaser C1100) is displayed in the “Print to the following port” list, then the USB printer device driver and printer software are installed correctly. If the correct port is not displayed, proceed to the next step. 2. Right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop, then click Properties.
  • Page 213 3. Click the Device Manager tab. If your drivers are correctly installed, EPSON USB Printer Devices should appear on the Device Manager menu. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 214 If EPSON USB Printer Devices does not appear on the Device Manager menu, click the plus(+) sign beside Other devices to view the installed devices. If USB Printer or EPSON AcuLaser C1100 appears under Other devices, the printer software is not installed correctly.
  • Page 215 4. Under Other devices, select USB Printer or EPSON AcuLaser C1100, click Remove, then click OK. When the following dialog box appears, click OK, then click OK to close the System Properties dialog box. 5. Uninstall the printer software as explained in “Uninstalling the Printer Software”...
  • Page 216: Status And Error Messages

    Status and Error Messages This section contains a list of error messages shown on the LCD panel. They give a brief description of each message and suggestions for correcting the problem. Note that not every message shown on the LCD panel indicates a problem. When the mark is displayed at the left of the warning message, multiple warnings occur.
  • Page 217 Can’t Print Duplex The printer has encountered problems during duplex printing. Make sure you are using an appropriate type and size of paper for the Duplex Unit. The problem could also be a result of incorrect settings for the paper source you are using. Pressing the N Start/Stop button will print the rest of the print job on only one side of the paper.
  • Page 218 Color Unmatched The colors on your computer do not match the colors output by the printer. The version of the driver that is installed and the model of the printer’s color screen are not compatible. Install the latest version of the printer driver and printer firmware. For details, contact your dealer or service agent.
  • Page 219 You may need to increase the amount of printer memory to be able to print at the desired print quality for your document. For more information on adding memory, see “Memory Module” on page 155. Install Photocondctr There is no photoconductor unit installed or the photoconductor unit is not installed properly.
  • Page 220: Manual Duplex

    Jam WWWWW The location where the paper jam occurred is displayed at WWWWW. WWWWW indicates the location of the error. If a paper jam occurs at two or more locations simultaneously, the corresponding multiple locations are displayed. Location Description Jam C Paper is jammed at cover C.
  • Page 221 Network utility. Refer to the Network Guide for information. NonGenuine Toner The installed toner cartridge is not a genuine Epson product. Installing a genuine toner cartridge is recommended. Using a non-genuine toner cartridge may affect print quality. Epson shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of consumable products not manufactured or approved by Epson.
  • Page 222 The installed toner cartridge is not an genuine Epson toner cartridge. Using a non-genuine toner cartridge may affect print quality. Epson shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of consumable products not manufactured or approved by Epson. Installing a genuin toner cartridge is recommended.
  • Page 223 Photocondctr Trouble A read/write error has occurred for the photoconductor unit. Remove the photoconductor unit and reinsert it. If that fails to clear the error, replace the photoconductor unit. To install the photoconductor unit. See “Photoconductor Unit” on page 165. Please Wait The toner cartridge to be replaced is moving to the replacement position in the printer.
  • Page 224 Remove Photoconductr When setting up the printer, the photoconductor unit was installed before all toner cartridges were installed. Open cover B, remove the photoconductor unit, then close cover Replace Photoconductr The photoconductor has reached the end of its service life. Replace the photoconductor unit with a new one.
  • Page 225 Reset All All printer settings have been reset to the default configuration, or to the last settings that were saved. Reset to Save A control panel menu setting was changed while the printer was printing. Press the N Start/Stop button to clear this message. The setting will become effective after printing has finished.
  • Page 226 Unable Clear Error The printer cannot clear an error message because the error status still remains. Try solving the problem again. uuuu Toner Low This message indicates that the toner cartridge for the indicated color is near the end of its service life. Prepare a new toner cartridge.
  • Page 227 Write Error ROM P The printer is unable to write data to the ROM module correctly. You cannot remove the ROM P because the ROM P is a program ROM module. Contact your dealer. Writing ROM P The printer is writing data into the ROM module in the ROM slot Wrong Photoconductr An inappropriate photoconductor unit is installed.
  • Page 228: Canceling Printing

    Canceling Printing You can cancel printing from your computer by using the printer driver. To cancel a print job before it is sent from your computer, see “Canceling Printing” on page 80 (for Windows) or “Canceling Printing” on page 120 (for Macintosh). Using the Cancel Job button The + Cancel Job button on your printer is the quickest and easiest way to cancel printing.
  • Page 229: Contacting Customer Support

    Contacting Customer Support If your Epson product is not operating properly and you cannot solve the problem using the troubleshooting information in your product documentation, contact customer support services for assistance. If customer support for your area is not listed below, contact the dealer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 231: Appendix A Technical Specifications

    You can also do duplex printing manually. As an NERGY the duplex printing function. See for more information on the ® partner, Epson recommends the use of NERGY NERGY Technical Specifications ® Compliance ® program.
  • Page 232: Pre-Defined Color Settings In The Printer Driver

    Resolution Improvement Technology and Enhanced MicroGray technology Resolution Improvement Technology (RITech) is an original Epson printer technology that works by smoothing out the jagged edges of diagonal and curved lines in both text and graphics. Enhanced MicroGray improves the halftone quality of graphics.
  • Page 233: Paper

    Paper 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 type of paper. Always test samples of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.
  • Page 234: Paper That Should Not Be Used

    Paper that should not be used You cannot use the following paper in this printer. It may cause printer damage, paper jams, and poor print quality: ❏ Media meant for other color laser printers, black-and-white laser printers, color copiers, black-and-white copiers, or ink jet printers ❏...
  • Page 235: Printable Area

    17.0 seconds for color printing on A4 size paper About 37.0 seconds at normal temperature Automatic or manual feed Center alignment for all sizes Available paper types are A4, Letter, B5, and Executive of plain paper, EPSON Color Laser Paper Technical Specifications...
  • Page 236: Environmental

    Input paper supply: MP tray: Paper output: Paper output capacity: RAM: * Printing speed varies by paper source or other conditions. ** Warm-up time varies with optional configurations. ***The printer may automatically calibrate during printing to improve printing quality. This may reduce the printing speed to below that of the value described.
  • Page 237: Mechanical

    Mechanical Weight: Durability Approx. 25 kg (about 55 lb), excluding the imaging cartridge and options 5 years or 200,000 pages, whichever comes first (under the condition of A4 size, horizontal plain paper) Technical Specifications...
  • Page 238: Electrical

    Electrical Voltage Rated frequency Rated current Power During consumption printing* During standby mode Sleep mode** * Includes optional cassette unit and Duplex Unit. ** Completely suspended. Compliant with the Energy Star program. Technical Specifications 110 V, 120 V Model KBA-1a 110 V-120 V ±...
  • Page 239: Standards And Approvals

    Standards and approvals U.S. model: Safety European model: Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC EMC Directive 89/336/EEC Australian model: Laser safety This printer is certified as a Class 1 laser product under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard according to the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968.
  • Page 240: Interfaces

    CDRH regulations The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products on August 2, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States. The label shown below indicates compliance with the CDRH regulations and must be attached to laser products marketed in the United States.
  • Page 241: Usb Interface

    USB interface USB 2.0 High Speed mode Note: ❏ Only computers equipped with a USB connector and running Mac OS 9.x or X and Windows XP, Me, 98, 2000, or Server 2003 support the USB interface. ❏ Your computer must support USB 2.0 in order to use it as an interface.
  • Page 242: Options And Consumables

    Options and Consumables Optional 500-Sheet Paper Cassette Unit Product code: Paper size: Paper weight: Paper feed: Paper types: Power supply: Model: Dimensions and weight: Height: Width: Depth: Weight: * This product conforms to CE marking requirements in accordance with EC Directive 89/336/EEC.
  • Page 243: Duplex Unit

    Duplex Unit Product code: Paper size: Paper weight: Paper feed: Paper types: Power supply: Model: Dimensions and weight: Height: Width: Depth: Weight: * This product conforms to CE marking requirements in accordance with EC Directive 89/336/EEC. Memory modules Memory size: C12C802192 A4, B5, Letter (LT) and Executive (EXE) 64 to 105 g/m²...
  • Page 244: Toner Cartridge

    Toner cartridge Product code: Storage temperature: Storage humidity: Life*: Technical Specifications Yellow: High Capacity: 0187 Standard Capacity: 0191 Magenta: High Capacity: 0188 Standard Capacity: 0192 Cyan: High Capacity: 0189 Standard Capacity: 0193 Black: High Capacity: 0190 0 to 35°C (32 to 95°F) 15 to 80% RH Black: Included with the...
  • Page 245: Photoconductor Unit

    Model: * Average under the conditions of A4 size paper, continuous printing, and 5% print ratio. Even if printing under the conditions of A4 size paper, continuous printing, and less than 5% print ratio, service life may be shortened depending on other conditions. ** This product conforms to CE marking requirements in accordance with EC Directive 89/336/EEC.
  • Page 246 Life*: Model: * Average under the conditions of A4 size paper, continuous printing, and 5% print ratio. Even if printing under the conditions of A4 size paper, continuous printing, and 5% print ratio, service life may be shortened depending on repeatedly warming up or turning the printer on and off, printing ratio of over 5%, or frequently printing on envelops, labels, thick paper, or transparencies.
  • Page 247: Appendix B Functions Of The Control Panel

    Appendix B Functions of the Control Panel Using the Control Panel Menus You can use the printer’s control panel to access a variety of menus that allow you to check the status of consumable products, print status sheets, and make printer settings. This section describes how to use the control panel menus, and when it is appropriate to make printer settings using the control panel.
  • Page 248 1. When the printer’s Ready light is on, press any of the control panel buttons shown below accesses the control panel menus. 2. Use the u Up and d Down buttons to scroll through the menus. 3. Press the Depending on the menu, the LCD panel displays an item and the current setting separated ( YYYY=ZZZZ), or only an item ( YYYY).
  • Page 249: Control Panel Menus

    Control Panel Menus Press the u Up and d Down buttons to scroll through the menus. The menus and menu items appear in the order shown below. Note: Some menus and items appear only when a corresponding optional device is installed or an appropriate setting has been done. Information Menu From this menu you can check the toner level and the remaining service life of consumable products.
  • Page 250 Status Sheet Prints a sheet showing the current printer settings and installed options. These sheets can be useful to confirm whether options have been installed correctly. Network Status Sheet Prints a sheet showing the working status of the network. USB ExtI/F Status Sht Prints a sheet showing the working status of the USB interface.
  • Page 251: Status Menu

    Color Pages Displays the total number of pages printed in color by the printer. B/W Pages Displays the total number of pages printed in black-white by the printer. Status Menu This menu is displayed only when a warning occurs. You can see the errors by entering SelecType mode.
  • Page 252: Setup Menu

    MP Tray Size Select your paper size from this menu. LC Size Displays the paper size loaded in the standard and optional lower cassettes. MP Type Lets you set the paper type loaded in the MP tray. LC Type Lets you select the paper type loaded in the standard and optional lower cassettes.
  • Page 253 Lang Specifies the language displayed on the LCD panel and that printed on the status sheet. MP Mode This setting determines whether the MP tray has the highest or lowest priority when Auto is selected as the Paper Source setting in the printer driver.
  • Page 254: Reset Menu

    Reset Menu This menu allows you to cancel printing and reset the printer settings. Clear Warning Clears warning messages that show errors except for these that occur from consumable products or mandatory-replacement parts. Clear All Warnings Clears all warning messages that appear on the LCD panel. Reset Stops printing and clears the current job received from the active interface.
  • Page 255: Parallel Menu

    Change Toner C/M/Y/K Replace the indicated toner cartridge. See “Toner Cartridge” on page 161 for details. Reset Fuser Counter Reset the fuser unit life when you replace the fuser unit. Parallel Menu These settings control communication between the printer and the computer when using the parallel interface.
  • Page 256: Usb Menu

    USB Menu These settings control communication between the printer and the computer when using the USB interface. Item USB I/F USB SPEED USB ExtI/F Confg Get IP Address *3*4*5 Netware AppleTalk MS Network Rendezvous USB ExtI/F Init Buffer Size *1 After this item is changed, the setting value takes effect after a warm boot or after the power is turned on again.
  • Page 257 USB I/F Allows you to activate or deactivate the USB interface. USB SPEED Allows you to select the operation mode of USB interface. Selecting HS is recommended. Select FS if HS does not work on your computer system. Buffer Size Determines the amount of memory to be used for receiving data and printing data.
  • Page 258: Network Menu

    Network Menu See the Network Guide for each setting. Note: This menu may not be available depending on the printer model. Printer Adjust Menu Enter the Support Mode by pressing the d Down button while turning the printer on, to make the Printer Adjust Menu appear. Note: This menu is a special function.
  • Page 259 HighQlty Adjust the density for high quality paper. The setting becomes darker as the value increases. Thick Adjust the density for thick paper. The setting becomes darker as the value increases. SemiThk Adjust the density for semi-thick paper. The setting becomes darker as the value increases.
  • Page 260 Feed Offset2 Adjust the vertical position in which to star printing. The position moves lower on the sheet as the value increases. This setting is used when printing on the backside of paper for duplex printing. Scan Offset2 Adjust the horizontal position in which to start printing. The position moves to the right of the sheet as the value increases.
  • Page 261: Appendix C Working With Fonts

    Appendix C Working with Fonts EPSON BarCode Fonts (Windows Only) EPSON BarCode Fonts let you easily create and print many types of bar codes. Normally, bar code creation is a laborious process requiring you to specify various command codes, such as Start bar, Stop bar and OCR-B, in addition to the bar code characters themselves.
  • Page 262: Working With Fonts

    BarCode Code39 EPSON Code39 EPSON Code39 CD EPSON Code39 CD EPSON Code39 Code128 EPSON Code128 Interleaved EPSON ITF 2 of 5 (ITF) EPSON ITF EPSON ITF CD Num EPSON ITF Codabar EPSON Codabar EPSON Codabar EPSON Codabar CD Num EPSON...
  • Page 263: System Requirements

    Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP, Me, 98, 95, 2000 and Hard disk: Note: EPSON BarCode Fonts can only be used with EPSON printer drivers. Installing EPSON BarCode Fonts Follow these steps to install EPSON BarCode Fonts. The procedure described here is for installation in Windows 98; the procedure for other Windows operating systems is nearly the same.
  • Page 264 Agree. 4. In the dialog box that appears, click Local. 5. Click Custom. 6. Select the EPSON BarCode Font check box and click Install. Then follow the on-screen instructions. 7. When installation is complete, click OK.
  • Page 265: Printing With Epson Barcode Fonts

    Printing with EPSON BarCode Fonts Follow the steps below to create and print bar codes using EPSON BarCode Fonts. The application featured in these instructions is Microsoft WordPad. The actual procedure may differ slightly when printing from other applications. 1. Open a document in your application and enter the characters you want to convert into a bar code.
  • Page 266 3. Select the EPSON BarCode Font you want to use, set the font size, then click OK. Note: In Windows XP, 2000, and NT 4.0, you cannot use font sizes larger than 96 points when printing bar codes. 4. The characters you selected appear as bar code characters similar to those shown below.
  • Page 267 5. Select Print from the File menu, select your EPSON printer, then click Properties. Make the following printer driver settings. Your printer is a host based color printer. See the Host Based Color Printer Driver section in the table below.
  • Page 268 ❏ Because special characters such as Start bar and Stop bar are added when an EPSON BarCode Font is selected, the resulting bar code may have more characters than were originally input.
  • Page 269: Barcode Font Specifications

    BarCode Font specifications This section contains details on the character input specifications for each EPSON BarCode Font. EPSON EAN-8 ❏ EAN-8 is an eight-digit abbreviated version of the EAN bar code standard. ❏ Because the check digit is added automatically, only 7 characters can be input.
  • Page 270 Print sample EPSON EAN-8 EPSON EAN-13 ❏ EAN-13 is the standard 13-digit EAN bar code. ❏ Because the check digit is added automatically, only 12 characters can be input. Character type Number of characters Font size The following codes are inserted automatically and need not be input by hand: ❏...
  • Page 271 Print sample EPSON EAN-13 EPSON UPC-A ❏ UPC-A is the standard bar code specified by the American Universal Product Code (UPC Symbol Specification Manual). ❏ Only regular UPC codes are supported. Supplementary codes are not supported. Character type Number of characters...
  • Page 272 Print sample EPSON UPC-A EPSON UPC-E ❏ UPC-E is the UPC-A zero-suppression (deletes extra zeros) bar code specified by the American Universal Product Code (UPC Symbol Specification Manual). Character type Number of characters Font size The following codes are inserted automatically and need not be input by hand: ❏...
  • Page 273 Print sample EPSON UPC-E EPSON Code39 ❏ Four Code39 fonts are available, allowing you to enable and disable the automatic insertion of check digits and OCR-B. ❏ The height of the bar code is automatically adjusted to 15% or more of its total length, in conformance to the Code39 standard.
  • Page 274 104 pt. When OCR-B is used: 36 pt or more (up to 96 pt in Windows XP, 2000, and NT). Recommended sizes are 36 pt, 72 pt, 108 pt, and 144 pt. EPSON Code39 CD EPSON Code39 CD Num...
  • Page 275 EPSON Code128 ❏ Code128 fonts support code sets A, B, and C. When the code set of a line of characters is changed in the middle of the line, a conversion code is automatically inserted. ❏ The height of the bar code is automatically adjusted to 15% or more of its total length, in conformance to the Code128 standard.
  • Page 276 Print sample EPSON Code128 EPSON ITF ❏ The EPSON ITF fonts conform to the USS Interleaved 2-of-5 standard (American). ❏ Four EPSON ITF fonts are available, allowing you to enable and disable the automatic insertion of check digits and OCR-B.
  • Page 277 ❏ Left/Right quiet zone ❏ Start/Stop character ❏ Check digit ❏ The numeral “0” (added to the beginning of character strings as needed) Print sample EPSON ITF EPSON ITF Num EPSON ITF CD EPSON ITF CD Num Working with Fonts...
  • Page 278 EPSON Codabar ❏ Four Codabar fonts are available, allowing you to enable and disable the automatic insertion of check digits and OCR-B. ❏ The height of the bar code is automatically adjusted to 15% or more of its total length, in conformance to the Codabar standard.
  • Page 279 Print sample EPSON Codabar EPSON Codabar Num EPSON Codabar CD EPSON Codabar CD Num Working with Fonts...
  • Page 280: Notice For Windows Xp Users

    Windows Firewall, your computer is made more vulnerable. If you have many exceptions and open ports, your computer can become a victim of unknown intruders or viruses. Epson takes no responsibilities for damages caused by allowing exception in Windows Firewall.
  • Page 281 3. Click the Exceptions tab, and then click the Add Program button. 4. Click the Browse button. 5. Select the CD-ROM drive from the Look in pull-down menu. 6. Double-click the COMMON folder and then the ENEZINST folder. 7. Select eninst.exe, and then click Open. 8.
  • Page 282 EEBAgent.exe Note: ❏ Substitute the drive letter for your operating system. ❏ If you have upgraded EPSON Status Monitor 2 to EPSON Status Monitor 3, select the folder where EPSON Status Monitor 2 is installed. Notice for Windows XP Users...
  • Page 283 5. Confirm that EEBAgent.exe is registered in the Programs list, and then click OK. 6. Confirm that the check box for EEBAgent.exe is selected in the Programs and Services list, and then click OK. Notice for Windows XP Users...
  • Page 284 Glossary buffer See memory. character set A collection of letters, numbers, and symbols used in a particular language. ColorSync Macintosh software that is designed to help you get WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) color output. This software prints colors as you see them on your screen.
  • Page 285 font family The collection of all sizes and styles of a font. halftone A grayscale image that is composed of small dots. The dots can be close together to create black or more widely spaced to create gray or white areas in the image. Newspaper photographs are common examples of halftones.
  • Page 286 portrait Printing that is oriented upright on the page (as opposed to landscape, in which printing is oriented sideways on the page). This is the standard orientation for printing letters or documents. ppm (pages per minute) The number of pages that can be printed in one minute. printer driver Software that sends instructions to the printer to tell it what to do.
  • Page 287 Consumables ordering, 69 replacement messages, 159 replacing the photoconductor unit, 165 replacing the toner, 161 specifications (photoconductor unit), 245 specifications (toner), 244 Contacting EPSON, 229 Control panel overview, 17 Control panel menus about, 247 how to access, 247 information, 249...
  • Page 288 EPSON BarCode Fonts about, 261 how to install, 263 how to print, 265 specifications, 269 system requirements, 263 Epson color laser paper printer settings, 32 Epson color laser transparencies printer settings, 33 EPSON Status Monitor 3 about (Macintosh), 110 about (Windows), 63...
  • Page 289 Resolution Improvement Technology and Enhanced MicroGray technology, Toner save mode, 232 Fonts EPSON BarCode Fonts (about), 261 EPSON BarCode Fonts (how to install), 263 EPSON BarCode Fonts (how to print), 265 EPSON BarCode Fonts (specifications), 269 EPSON BarCode Fonts (system requirements), 263...
  • Page 290 Interfaces ethernet, 241 parallel, 240 USB, 241 Jam LC (paper cassette), 220 Job management (Macintosh), 117 Job management (Windows), 73 connections, 74 how to use, 75 setting to notify, 77 Labels printer settings, 37 Loading paper MP tray, 27 optional paper cassette, 29 Maintenance consumables, 159, 161, 165 printer, 169...
  • Page 291 Order online, 69 Output tray, 31 Paper available paper, 233 custom size paper, 39 envelopes, 35 Epson color laser paper, 32 labels, 37 printable area, 235 thick paper and extra thick paper, 38 transparencies, 33, 38 unavailable paper, 234 Paper jams...
  • Page 292 cleaning (print head), 170 consumable products, 19 electrical, 238 environmental, 236 general, 235 mechanical, 237 optional products, 19 parts (front view), 15 parts (inside), 17 parts (rear view), 16 standards and approvals, 239 transporting, 174 transporting (long distance), 172 transporting (short distance), 173 Printer driver about (Macintosh), 86 about (Windows), 40...
  • Page 293 USB connection (Windows), 78 using a watermark (Macintosh), 99 using a watermark (Windows), 52 Printer quality settings (Macintosh), 88 Printer status (Macintosh), 112 Printer status (Windows), 67 Print layout (Macintosh), 97 Print layout (Windows), 50 Print quality settings (Windows), 41 Relocating the printer, 174 Reset menu, 254 Resizing page (Macintosh), 96...
  • Page 294 Technical support, 229 Thick paper and extra thick paper printer settings, 38 Toner how to replace, 162 specifications, 244 Transparencies printer settings, 33, 38 Transporting the printer (long distance), 172 Transporting the printer (short distance), 173 Tray menu, 251 Troubleshooting, 176, 193, 216, 228 color printing problems, 198 memory problems, 205 operational problems, 194...

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