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Epson C826091 (PS Card User Manual

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    EPSON English Deutsch Français Español Italiano 4 0 0 1 4 5 4 C O 1 - 0 0...

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    EPSON OVERSEAS MARKETING LOCATIONS EPSON AMERICA, INC. EPSON DEUTSCHLAND GmbH Zülpicher StraBe 6, 20770 Madrona Avenue 4000 Düsseldorf 11 F.R. Germany Torrance CA 90503, U.S.A. Phone: (310) 782.0770 Phone: (0211) 56030 Telex: 8584786 Fax: (310) 782.5246 EPSON UK LTD. EPSON FRANCE S.A.

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    Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable against 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.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction i i i Features ............Precautions .

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Features The PostScript ™ CARD gives your Epson page printer the capabilities of true Adobe PostScript. The card provides you with the following features for high performance with today’s desktop publishing: The Adobe PostScript Language. This powerful printer language easily rotates, scales, clips, and orients any graphic object on your page.

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    This manual is a supplement to your printer manual. It gives you the additional information necessary to use the PostScript CARD with your printer. Keep these manuals together. Introduction...

  • Page 7: Precautions

    GQ-3500, GQ-5000 EPJ-200, EPI-4000 EPL-6000, ActionLaser, ActionLaser PLUS If your printer is not listed above, ask your Epson dealer whether this card can be used with your printer. Required memory Before using the card, make sure your printer has more than 1.5 megabytes (MB) of memory.

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    Printing area If the NOTE option is selected in the PAGETYPE menu, the printing area of A4, Letter, or Legal paper will be offset towards the left and top of the page. Note: Start page When the START PAGE menu is set to ON, your printer prints the start page every time the printer mode switches to PostScript (for example, during auto sense mode).

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    Available interfaces Unless you are using a Macintosh™, you can use any built-in or optional interface to connect your printer to your computer. Note for Macintosh users: When you install this PostScript CARD in your printer, you can connect it to your Macintosh with the optional LocalTalk™...

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    For EPL-7000/7100 Users Your printer always reprints jammed pages after a paper jam error is corrected, even if JAM RECOVERY is OFF. You may get a PAPER SIZE ERROR if you try to print on a paper size that cannot be selected with SelecType. If this error occurs, press RESET until the display shows RESET.

  • Page 11: Chapter 1 Handling The Postscript Card

    Chapter 1 Handling the PostScript CARD Care and Handling Do not drop, crush, or bend the card. Its natural curvature does not affect operation, so do not try to straighten the card by bending it. Avoid touching the gold connectors along the card’s edge. If the card becomes dirty, clean the connectors by wiping the edge with a clean tissue.

  • Page 12: Installing The Card

    Insert the card only when the printer is turned off. Always insert it into slot A of your printer. If the slot is horizontal, insert the card with the Epson logo on the upper side of the card. If the slot is vertical, insert the card so the Epson logo faces the A label.

  • Page 13: Selecting Postscript

    Selecting PostScript Because your printer is set to operate in one of the resident printer modes, you need to change the mode setting through SelecType before you can use the PostScript option. If you are not familiar with SelecType, see your printer manual. You may also find it helpful to refer to the Quick Reference card (located at the back of the manual) whenever you use SelecType.

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    For EPL-4000/4100 and ActionLaser users Hold down the SelecType button for several seconds until the display shows SelecType LEVEL2. Press the A or v button until the “MODE ASSIGN” menu appears. Press the b button to enter the option; the CH submenu (for example, $ CHP LQ >) appears.

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    For EPL-7000/7100 users Hold down the SelecType button for several seconds until you enter SelecType Level 2. A SelecType Level 1 option is displayed briefly before the printer enters the Level 2 main menu. Press the A or v button until the “CH CONFIG P,S” menu appears.

  • Page 16: Printer Selection Menus

    Most programs let you specify the type of printer you are using from a list of printers in the setup procedure. If your program has a printer selection menu, choose one of the printers listed below. They are listed in order of preference: EPSON PostScript CARD EPL-7500 General PostScript Printer LaserWriter If none these printers is available, choose any printer that uses the PostScript language.

  • Page 17: Removing The Card

    Removing the Card Follow these steps if you need to remove the card: 1. Make sure the printer is turned off. 2. Remove the card by grasping it at the center and gently pulling it straight out. Note: Never insert or remove the card while the printer is turned 3.

  • Page 18: Chapter 2 Using The Postscript Card

    Chapter 2 Using the PostScript CARD The Control Panel Your printer control panel operates nearly the same with the PostScript CARD as it does with other emulation modes. This chapter describes the control panel functions. SelecType button Enter or exit SelecType with this button. FEED button Print one page of data by pressing this button when the printer is off line and has data in its memory.

  • Page 19: Selectype

    SelecType You can make various printer settings using SelecType. Although normal SelecType functions differ slightly by printer model, the menus added by this emulation are identical for each printer. The following section describes the SelecType menus and explains these additional functions. See your printer manual for more details on other menus.

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    menu (submenu) function Enables/disables the error handler (MISCELLANEOUS) ERR HANDLER 1 Displays counter of printed pages 1 PAGES 1 Displays the PostScript version 1 VERSION ( SAVE LEVEL 1 1 Saves SelecType level 1 settings 1 RES LEVEL 1 I Resets SelecType level settings *’...

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    Main menus INPUT AUTO Selects the location from which the paper is fed. MANUAL The type of the paper tray may be called paper cassette or lower paper cassette, depending on + STD the printer model. AUTO Tells the printer to load paper from the paper tray containing the size of paper specified by the P-SIZE menus.

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    P-SIZE STD (and P-SIZE OPT) + A 4 Sets the paper size in the standard (or optional) paper tray. The following paper sizes are available: A4, A5, B5, LT(Letter), LG(Legal), HLT(Half- Letter), EXE(Executive), GLG(Government Legal), GLT(Government Letter), F4 The factory setting is A4 or LT. (The factory + L T setting varies by printer model.) Submenus of the MISCELLANEOUS menu...

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    L-OFFSET Makes fine adjustments in the horizontal from -64 to -1 printing position (left offset) on the page. The from 1 to 63 setting is in dots; the size of each dot varies depending on the printer. For example, EPL-4100 is a 300-dpi printer, so the dot size is 1/300 inch (0.0846 mm).

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    JAM RECOVERY + ON Determines whether or not a page is reprinted after a paper jam is cleared. If ON is selected and a paper jam occurs, the page is reprinted after the jam is cleared. If OFF is selected, the jammed page is not automatically reprinted.

  • Page 25: Chapter 3 Installing Screen Fonts And Drivers

    Chapter 3 Installing Screen Fonts and Drivers This chapter describes how to install the printer driver/screen font ® package in the Microsoft Windows™ and Macintosh™ environments. Windows To enable you to use your printer with Windows, a set of screen fonts and utility programs is included in this package.

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    A:. Then click “OK.” 12. You see the printer names in the list box. Click your printer name. (If your printer is not displayed, select EPSON PostScript CARD shown at the top of the list.) 13. Click “Add.” You see the message “Installation successful.”...

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    16. Select the port for your printer. 17. Click “OK” to exit the “Printers-Configure” window. 18. Click “Active” in the “Status” window. This connects the computer to your printer. 19. Double click “PostScript Printer” in the “Installed Printers” list to set your printer as the default. 20.

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    Select the Windows version you plan to use with your typeface package by following the steps below. 1. Insert the EPSON PostScript™ CARD Fonts (MS-DOS™ Format) Disk 1 in Drive A:. If you are still in Windows, exit to DOS.

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    Windows is not installed in the C: \ WINDOWS directory, type WIN3INST drive:\path and press the ENTER key. Then the following message appears: Use this batch file to install the EPSON PS CARD screen fonts and font metric files into your Windows 3.x System subdirectory and WIN. INI file.

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    5. You see the following on the screen: The font installer asks the following question after this message: Enter Windows [drive:\directory]:_ Input C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM and press ENTER. Strike a key when ready... _ Then press any key. The Adobe Typeface Package Installation program starts automatically.

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    7. After you press a key, you see this screen. ADOBE TYPEFACE PACKAGE INSTALLATION: Selecting Applications Select the application(s) you plan to user with your Typeface Package. Microsoft Windows Applications Version 2.0 and later Microsoft Windows Applications Version earlier than 2.0 Ventura Publisher ?lwill scroll through available applications ENTER key will either select or deselect an application...

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    9. The next screen then appears: ADOBE TYPEFACE PACKAGE INSTALLATION: Selecting Fonts Select the fonts you want to use with your selected application(s) ~ AvantGrade-Book (list of the selectable fonts) 'T'Jwill scroll through available fonts ENTER key will either select or deselect a font Select: D(o fonts, A(ll fonts, or Q(uit program Select the font you hope to install by pressing the ENTER key.

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    Installation for Windows 2.x Note: You must install the following items before beginning the screen font install program: Windows PostScript printer driver (and select it as the default printer) The install program automatically updates the Windows configuration file and copies the screen fonts and related files to the program’s directory.

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    Select the Windows version you plan to use with your typeface by following the steps below. 1. Insert the EPSON PostScript ™ CARD Fonts (MS-DOS™ Format) Disk 1 in Drive A:. If you are still in Windows, exit to DOS.

  • Page 35: Macintosh

    Driver installation 1. Open your computer’s hard disk that includes the System Folder. 2. Insert the EPSON PostScript™ Fonts (Macintosh™ Format) Disk 1 in the drive. 3. Copy the “LaserWriter” driver file and “LaserWriter Prep” file to the System Folder.

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    “Paper cassette” when you want to use the optional tray. Font installation 1. Insert the EPSON PostScript™ Fonts (Macintosh™ Format) Disk 1. 2. Double click on the Font/DA mover icon. The Font/DA mover lists the currently installed fonts in the current start up system file on the left of the screen.

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    7. Double click the font file you wish to copy. The Font/DA mover then lists the fonts contained in the font file you selected on the right. 8. Click the font you wish to copy. To select more than one font, hold down on the Shift key while you click the fonts.

  • Page 38: Appendix A The Namer

    PostScript printer. 1. Select the “LaserWriter” printer driver using the <Chooser> menu of the system. 2. Insert the EPSON PostScript™ CARD Fonts (Macintosh™ Format) Disk 1 in your Macintosh. 3. Double click the Namer icon to run the Namer.

  • Page 39: Appendix B Character Tables

    Appendix B Character Tables Courier Zapf Dingbat Symbol & & & > &I < < < > > > Appendix B-1...

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    Courier Zapf Dingbat Symbol <D . . . B-2 Appendix...

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    Zapf Dingbat Symbol Courier Appendix B-3...

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    Symbol Zapf Dingbat Courier ¶ > > . . . Appendix...

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    Zapf Dingbat Symbol Courier Appendix B-5...

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    Courier Zapf Dingbat Symbol 2 4 5 2 5 5 Appendix...

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    Built in outline fonts Following fonts are available: 17 Bookman-Demi Courier 18 Bookman-DemiItalic Courier-Bold 19 Bookman-Light 2 Courier-Oblique 20 Bookman-LightItalic 3 Courier-BoldOblique 21 Helvetica-Narrow 4 Times-Roman 22 Helvetica-Narrow-Bold 5 Times-Bold 23 Helvetica-Narrow-BoldOblique 6 Times-Italic 24 Helvetica-Narrow-Oblique 7 Times-BoldItalic 25 NewCenturySchlbk-Roman 8 Helvetica 26 NewCenturySchlbk-Bold 9 Helvetica-Bold...

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    SelecType LEVEL1 O”TP”T OUTPUT , S E T OUTPUT - D O W N , S E T...

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