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SERVICE MANUAL

Color Inkjet Printer
EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580
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SEIJ00013

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  • Page 1: Service Manual

    SERVICE MANUAL Color Inkjet Printer EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 ® SEIJ00013...
  • Page 2: About This Manual

    SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. All effort have been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of this manual. However, should any errors be detected, SEIKO EPSON would greatly appreciate being informed of them.
  • Page 3 MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE SOURCE VOLTAGES IS THE SAME AS THE RATED VOLTAGE, LISTED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER/RATING PLATE. IF THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS A PRIMARY AC RATING DIFFERENT FROM AVAILABLE POWER SOURCE, DO NOT CONNECT IT TO THE POWER SOURCE.
  • Page 4 Describes the step-by-step procedures for dissaembling and assembling the product. CHAPTER 5. ADJUSTMENTS Provides Epson-approved methods for adjustment. CHAPTER 6.MAINTENANCE Provides preventive maintenance procedures and the lists of Epson- approved lubricants and adhesives required for servicing the product. APPENDIX Provides the following additional information for reference: •...
  • Page 5: Symbols Used In This Manual

    Symbols Used in This Manual Various symbols are used throughout this manual either to provide additional information on a specific topic or to warn of possible danger present during a procedure or an action. Be aware of all symbols when they are used, and always read WARNING, CAUTION or NOTE messages.
  • Page 6 Revision Status Revision Issued Date Description Rev. A August, 31 2000 First Release...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Overview ........................10 Precautions......................67 Features........................ 10 Tools ........................68 Work Completion Check ..................69 Basic Specification ....................11 Printing Specification ..................11 Disassembly....................... 70 Paper Specification ....................12 Housing removal....................71 Printable Area ...................... 15 Printhead removal....................72 PG Adjust Lever ....................16 CR motor removal ....................
  • Page 8 Overview ......................... 123 Cleaning ......................123 Service Maintenance..................124 Lubrication......................125 Connector Summary ....................130 Major Component Unit..................130 EEPROM Address Map..................132 Component Layout ....................135 Exploded Diagram....................137 Parts List........................142 Electrical Circuits ....................145...
  • Page 9: Product Description

    C H A P T E R PRODUCT DESCRIPTION...
  • Page 10: Overview

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.1 Overview Stylus Color 580 is developed newly for the low end product and realize a high quality graphic printing with the low price. 1.1.1 Features Major features of this printer are as follows;...
  • Page 11: Basic Specification

    Alphabet A-Z (Code 41H-5AH) Number 0-9 (Code 30H-39H) unit: mm SPACE (Code 20H) Symbol # (Code 23H) Figure 1-2. Nozzle Configuration (Seen from the Back of the Head) n Typeface Bit map LQ font: EPSON Courier 10CPI Product Description Basic Specification...
  • Page 12: Paper Specification

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.2.2 Paper Specification CONTROL CODE o ESC/P for Stylus Color 580 CUT SHEET EPSON Remote command Size: A4 (210 x 297 mm) PAPER FEED SPECIFICATION Letter (216 x 279 mm) B5 (182 x 257 mm)
  • Page 13 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A TRANSPARENCY, GLOSSY PAPER Use above mentioned paper at normal temperature. Size (temperature = 15 to 25%, humidity = 40 to 60% RH) A4 (210mm x 297mm) No wrinkled, scuffing, torn or folded paper be used.
  • Page 14 Revision A Iron-ON Transfer Paper SPECIAL PAPER A4 (210 x 297 mm) Letter (216 x 279 mm) Paper type: EPSON exclusive paper Matte Paper Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper A4 (210 x 297 mm) A4 (210 x 297 mm) Letter (216 x 279 mm)
  • Page 15: Printable Area

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.2.3 Printable Area CUT SHEET Refer to the following table. As for the each margin area, refer to the Figure 1-3 Table 1-3. Printable Area for Cut Sheet Color Bottom Paper Paper LM/RM/ BK Bottom...
  • Page 16: Pg Adjust Lever

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A ENVELOP (PRINTABLE AREA) Refer to the following table. Table 1-4. Printable area for Envelop Color Paper Paper Bottom Bottom Paper Size RM/TM Width Length Margin(*1 Margin (*1,*2) 14 mm or 21mm or 241mm 104.8 mm...
  • Page 17: Ink Cartridge

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.2.5 Ink Cartridge COLOR INK CARTRIDGE Type: Exclusive cartridge INK CARTRIDGE (BLACK) Color: Magenta, Cyan, Yellow Type: Exclusive cartridge Print capacity: 150 pages/A4 (360dpi, 5% duty each color) Color: Black Ink life: 2 years from production date...
  • Page 18: Input Data Buffer

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.2.6 Input Data Buffer Power consumption: Approx. 21W (ISO/IEI 10561 Letter pattern) Approx. 5.5W in standby mode Buffer: 16Kbytes Energy star compliant Insulation Resistance: 10 M ohms min. 1.2.7 Electric Specification (between AC line and chassis, DC 500V) Dielectric Strength: AC 1500 V rms.
  • Page 19: Ce Marking (For 220V - 240V)

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.2.11 CE Marking (for 220V - 240V) Low Voltage Directive 73/23/eec ENN60950 EMC Directive 89/336/EEC EN55022 Class B EN61000-3-2 EN610000-3-3 EN50082-1 IEC801-2 IEC801-3 IEC801 -4 1.2.12 Environmental Conditions TEMPERATURE (”C) Operating: 10 to 35 C (Refer to Figure 1-7)
  • Page 20 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A When non-operating, make sure the printhead is capped. When transporting, make sure the printhead is capped and keep the ink cartridge mounted on the printer. Under the power OFF condition, if the printhead is not capped, turn ON the printer after installing the ink cartridge, and turn off the printer after the capping has completed.
  • Page 21: Interface Specification

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.3 Interface Specification Device ID The printer sends following device ID string when it is requested. [00H] [5AH] This printer has USB interface as standard. MFG: EPSON; CMD: ESCPL2, BDC, D4; 1.3.1 USB Interface MDL: Stylus[SP]COLOR[SP]580;...
  • Page 22: Eee1284.4 Protocol

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.3.2 EEE1284.4 Protocol The packet protocol described by IEEE1284. 4 standard allows a device to carry on multiple exchanges or conversations which contain data and /or control command with another device at the same time across a single point-to-point link. The protocol is not, however.
  • Page 23: Miscellanea

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.3.3 Miscellanea 1.3.4 Panel-less control & Status Indication On this product, the control panel is not assembled in. So, Printer driver utility (STM39 1.3.3.1 Receive Data Buffer Full Operation allows to control the printer operation instead of the Control panel and indicates the Generally, hosts abandon data transfer to peripherals when a peripheral is in busy state printer status include the several errors.
  • Page 24 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Paper out Error Fatal Error When the paper is not loaded correctly from the ASF to the PF roller, this error is When the general error has occurred, this error is displayed on the STM3.
  • Page 25 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Communication Error 1.3.4.2 Status Monitor 3 function When the printer can no t communicate with PC, this message is displayed on the STM3 in the Printer driver utility allows to perform the following functions.
  • Page 26: Initialization

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.3.5 Initialization The printer have 3 types of initialization. The initialization operations executed by each initialization method are described below. HARDWARE INITIALIZATION This printer initializes itself when it is turned power on or printer recognized the Reset command (D4 command).
  • Page 27: Physical Specification

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.4 Physical Specification DIMENSIONS Stylus Color 580: 431 mm (W) x 311mm (D) x 271mm (H) (Printing) 311mm 271mm 431mm Figure 1-16. Stylus Color 580 Dimensions WEIGHT Stylus Color 580: 3.0kg (without the ink cartridges)
  • Page 28: Consumables And Options

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 1.5 Consumables and Options CONSUMABLE The consumable for this printer are following; Table 1-6. Consumables Classification Name S020187 Ink Cartridge (black) Consumables S020193 Ink Cartridge (color) ENCLOSED PARTS The following parts are enclosed in the Production.
  • Page 29: Operating Principles

    C H A P T E R OPERATING PRINCIPLES...
  • Page 30: Overview

    Cap Assembly Carriage Lock Mechanism). ASF Hopper Spring Like other EPSON ink jet printers, the Stylus COLOR 580 is equipped with two stepping motors; one for ASF, Paper feeding/ Pump mechanism, and one for CR CR lock lever mechanism. ASF unit uses rear entry front eject system. This ASF unit is also designed newly and single LD roller loads the paper to the printer mechanism.
  • Page 31: Printhead

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.2 Printhead Head Driver Board The print head uses a new developed U-CHIPS head and Stylus COLOR 580 can perform multiple shot printing and variable printing. Printheads nozzle configuration is as follows. Ink Cartridge...
  • Page 32 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A appropriate PZT latched by the nozzle selector is pushed into the cavity by the Multiple shot printing common voltage applied from the main board. By this operation, ink stored in the This printing mode is developed to improve the print quality on plain paper or cavity spurts out from nozzles.(Refer to Figure 2.1.2.2.)
  • Page 33: Carriage Mechanism

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.3 Carriage Mechanism CR home position is detected with the HP/PE/IC sensor and the detection plate molded The carriage mechanism consists of Carriage motor (CR motor), Carriage unit in the CR unit as following figure. When the CR home position is detected with this (including printhead), CR timing belt, CR guide shaft, CR guide frame, CR home &...
  • Page 34: Paper Feeding Mechanism

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.4 Paper Feeding Mechanism Table 2-2. PF Motor Specifications Item Description The paper feeding mechanism consists of Paper feed motor (PF motor), PF roller, Paper eject roller, Star wheel roller, and so on. The paper feeding mechanism feeds...
  • Page 35: Paper Loading Mechanism (Asf Unit)

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.5 Paper Loading Mechanism (ASF Unit) Transfer the PF motor drive to LD roller The Paper loading mechanism is positioned at the printer rear. The Paper loading PF Motor pinion gear rotates CW direction Combination Gear 8.4, 21.6 (CCW)
  • Page 36 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Clutch Mechanism Unlike the previous products, this product dose not have a ASF HP sensor. Instead of the ASF HP sensor, Change lever and the Clutch mechanism are used to detect the ASF home position. Following figures describe the mechanism.
  • Page 37 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A The Paper return plate is set to return the paper to the paper stand-by position in the ASF unit when the ASF unit is in the standby mode. When the paper is fed with the LD roller, the Paper return plate is stored in the ASF frame by the LD roller.
  • Page 38 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Step 1 Step 2 LD roller Hopper LD roller shaft Paper return plate When the paper is loaded (pick up) from When the paper is advanced with the ASF unit, the Change lever moves to...
  • Page 39: Ink System Mechanism

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.6 Ink System Mechanism Table 2-4. PF motor rotational direction & Ink System Mechanism Directions Functions Ink system mechanism consists of pump unit (include the CR lock lever) and capping mechanism. Ink system mechanism drives the pump unit that presses cap to the •...
  • Page 40: Ink Sequence

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.6.2 Capping Mechanism 2.1.7 Ink Sequence The capping mechanism covers the printheads with the cap holder to prevent the nozzle Initial ink charge from increasing viscosity when the printer is in stand-by mode or when the printer is After the product is purchased and the printer is turned on for the first time, the off.
  • Page 41 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Flashing - Ink absorption This printer performs the following two kinds of the Flashing for the following Black Ink: 0.51ml, Color Ink: 0.51ml purpose. -Wiping operation Periodical Flashing Wipes nozzle plate by the rubber part on the right half of the wiper.
  • Page 42: Printing Mode

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.1.8 Printing mode Table 2-6. Printing mode for Black mode The print resolution and printing method are determined automatically by setting the media type and print quality (It is able to set by slider bar) in the printer driver as...
  • Page 43: Electrical Circuit Operating Principles

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.2 Electrical Circuit Operating Principles 2.2.1 C367 PSB/PSE board The power supply boards of Stylus COLOR 580 use a RCC (Ringing Chalk Converter) The electric circuit of the Stylus COLOR 580 consists of the following boards.
  • Page 44 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A +42Vline over voltage protection circuit: The output voltage line is monitored by ZD52,ZD87. If the output level of the voltage level of +42DC line exceeds +48V, this circuit stops the operation of the switching FET Q1 via PC1,Q82,Q83 and prevents high voltage from applied to the...
  • Page 45: C379Main-C Board

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.2.2 C379MAIN-C Board 2.2.2.1 Main elements Table 2-8 shows the function of the each main elements on C379MAIN-C. The printer mechanism is controlled by C379MAIN-C. On this MAIN board, 3.3V regulator IC is not mounted and all IC is driven with 5.0 V.
  • Page 46 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A selector IC determines the nozzles to be actuated. The selected nozzles are driven by Head common driver circuit the drive waveforms generated by the common driver. See Figure 2-19 for the The reference head drive waveform is generated in the common driver (IC7) based printhead driver circuit block diagram.
  • Page 47 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.2.2.3 PF Motor (PF/ PUMP/ ASF Motor) Driver Circuit 2.2.2.4 CR Motor Driver Circuit The motor driver IC (IC9) on the MAIN board drives PF motor. This product uses 4- The motor driver IC (IC8) on the MAIN board drives PF motor. This product uses 4- phase 48-pole hybrid type stepping motor and performs constant current bi-polar drive.
  • Page 48 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.2.2.5 Reset Circuit 2.2.2.6 EEPROM Control Circuit Reset circuits consist of the rest IC (IC6). Reset circuits are mounted on the MAIN Since EEPROM is nonvolatile memory, it keeps written information if the printer board to monitor the two voltages: +5V for the logic line and +42V for the drive line.
  • Page 49 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2.2.2.7 Sensor Circuit C379MAIN-C is equipped with the following two sensors to detect the status of the The block diagram for the sensor circuit is shown below printer. Unlike the previous product, ASF HP sensor is not equipped on the ASF and the ASF HP is determined with the clutch mechanism (2.1.4 Paper Feeding...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    C H A P T E R TROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 51: Overview

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 3.1 Overview Table 3-1. Motor, Coil Resistance Motor Location Check Point Resistance This chapter describes how to identify troubles in two levels: unit level repair and component level repair. Refer to the flowchart in this chapter to identify the defective Pin 1 and 3 10.8 Ohms 10%...
  • Page 52 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-3. Error Indication Table 3-4. Error indication Generic Generic Condition Status Monitor 3 Indication Condition Status Monitor 3 Indication Remedy Remedy • No Paper • Ink Out 1) Reload the 1) Click the •...
  • Page 53 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-5. Error indication Table 3-6. Error indication Generic Generic Condition Status Monitor 3 Indication Condition Status Monitor 3 Indication Remedy Remedy • Head cleaning • Communication Click “Yes” 1) Check the can not be...
  • Page 54 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-7. Error Indication Generic Condition Status Monitor 3 Indication Remedy • Waste Ink pad Replace the overflow Error. Waste drain ink pad with new one and reset the Waste drain ink pad counter...
  • Page 55: Unit Level Troubleshooting

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 3.2 Unit Level Troubleshooting Table 3-8. Symptoms and possible cause (continued) Symptom Possible Cause Check table You can identify the troubles, using the checklist in this section and then find defective • HP/IC sensor lever or PE sensor lever dose parts.
  • Page 56 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-10. Paper out error indication on STM3 If the problem fits to the detail phenomenon in the table, make sure the check point and Paper out error indication on STM3 repair the product following the corresponding remedy mentioned in the table when you find the defective parts in the check point.
  • Page 57 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-12. Paper jam error indication on STM3 Table 3-11. Paper out error indication on STM3 Paper Jam error indication on STM3 Paper out error indication on STM3 Step Step Detail phenomenon Check point...
  • Page 58 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-13. Paper jam error indication on STM3 Table 3-14. Paper jam error indication on STM3 Paper Jam error indication on STM3 Paper Jam error indication on STM3 Step Step Detail phenomenon Check point...
  • Page 59 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-15. Multiple papers are always loaded Table 3-16. Paper is always loaded without any print job Multiple papers are always loaded. Paper is always loaded without any print job Step Detail phenomenon Check point...
  • Page 60 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-17. General Error indication on the STM3 Table 3-18. General Error indication on the STM3 General Error indication on the STM3 General Error indication on the STM3 Step Step Detail phenomenon Check point...
  • Page 61 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-19. General Error indication on the STM3 Table 3-20. Communication error on the STM3 General Error indication on the STM3 Communication Error on the STM3 Step Step Detail phenomenon Check point Remedy Detail phenomenon...
  • Page 62 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-21. Paper is not ejected completely without any error indication Table 3-22. Dot missing occur and it is not recovered with CL Paper is not ejected completely without any error indication Dot missing occur and it is not recovered with CL...
  • Page 63 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-23. Dot missing occur and it is not recovered with CL Table 3-24. Dot missing occur and it is not recovered with CL Dot missing and it is not recovered with CL Dot missing occur and it is not recovered with CL...
  • Page 64 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-25. Print quality is not good Table 3-26. Print quality is not good Print quality is not good Print quality is not good Step Step Detail phenomenon Check point Remedy Detail phenomenon Check point Remedy 1.
  • Page 65 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 3-27. Print quality is not good Print quality is not good Step Detail phenomenon Check point Remedy 1. Check if the suitable 1. Use the suitable paper paper is used according according to the driver to the printer driver setting.
  • Page 66: Disassembly And Assembly

    C H A P T E R DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 67: Overview

    See the precautions given under the handling “WARNING” and “CAUTION” in the This section describes procedures for disassembling the main components of the Stylus following column when disassembling or assembling EPSON Stylus COLOR 580. COLOR 580. Unless otherwise specified, disassembly units or components can be reassembled by reversing the disassembly procedure.
  • Page 68: Tools

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.1.2 Tools Use only specified tools to avoid damaging the printer. Risque d’explosion si la pile est remplacée incorrectment. Ne remplacer que par une pile du même type ou d’un type équivalent Name Supplier Parts No.
  • Page 69: Work Completion Check

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.1.3 Work Completion Check Table 4-1. Work Completion Check (continued) Classifi- If any service is made to the printer, use the checklist shown below to confirm all Item Check Point Status cation works are completed properly and the printer is ready to be returned to the user.
  • Page 70: Disassembly

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2 Disassembly The flowchart below shows step-by-step disassembly procedures. When disassembling each unit, refer to the page number shown in the figure. Page 71 Page 80 Page 74 Page 72 Page 82 Page 93...
  • Page 71: Housing Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.1 Housing removal Tightening Torque for screw Open the printer cover and remove 1 screw (C.B.P-TITE R 3x6 R/Uc screw) at the • C.B.P-TITE R3x6 R/Uc screw for housing front side: 6 +/- 1kgf.cm printer front side.
  • Page 72: Printhead Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.2 Printhead removal Disconnect the Printhead’s FFC from the connector on the Printhead.] Place the Printhead’s FFC in the cable holder by the four Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) portions indicated in the following Figure4-6.
  • Page 73 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Head installing position pins Head grounding plate Figure 4-7. Printhead installing the position pin & the grounding plate. Tightening Torque for screw • C.B.P-TITE 3x8 screw for printhead: 6+/1kgf.cm When the Printhead is replaced with a new one, following adjustments must be performed in the order below: Refer to Page109.
  • Page 74: Cr Motor Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.3 CR motor removal Slide the CR motor holder along with the CR motor to the left side Remove the CR motor from the Printer mechanism taking the following step: Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) - Slide the CR motor to right side.
  • Page 75 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Connect the CR motor connector cable to the CN2 on the Main board. Use of tweezers or pincers is recommended to facilitate the job, since the CN2 is not located near the rear edge of the Main board.
  • Page 76: Circuit Board Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.4 Circuit board removal Remove four screws (C.B.S.3x6, F/Zn) securing the Circuit board unit at the back side of the Printer mechanism and remove two screws (C.B.S. 3x6, F/Zn) securing Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) the Circuit board unit at the right side (viewed from back side).
  • Page 77 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Hexagon nut, Normal M4(Green circled) :1pcs (for Earth terminal) (C.B.S Screw 3x6, F/Zn for 220V (Green circled screw): 1pcs (for Earth When replacing the Main board with a new one, perform the terminal)) following service items.
  • Page 78 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A When replacing or removing the PS board, be sure to use the following suitable screw to secure the PS board. C.B.S-TITE R, 3x6, F/UC Figure 4-15. PS board fixing screws. Install a new cartridge before sending back the printer to the user, since the ink cartridge once taken out can not be used again.
  • Page 79 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Check the Earth terminal and wire position. Refer to the following figure. The earth wire for 120V must be placed back side of the Heat sinker HT1. And the earth wire for 220V must be placed in front of the Heat sinker HT1 as following figure.
  • Page 80: Waste Drain Ink Pad Unit Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.5 Waste drain ink pad unit removal After assembling the Waste drain ink pad unit, be sure to set the Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) following three cables in the cable hook in the Waste drain ink Remove one screw (C.B.P TITE 3x8 F/Zn screw) on the front right side of the...
  • Page 81: Pf Motor Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.6 PF motor removal Since the CN 3 is not located near the rear edge of the Main Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) board, it is easier to use the tweezers or pincers to connect the Remove the Waste drain ink pad unit from the printer.
  • Page 82: Ld Roller Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.7 LD Roller removal Push the two hooks of the LD roller shaft holder as shown in the following figure. Pull the LD roller shaft holder unit upward from the Main frame. Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) Take the Head FFC off from the Head FFC holder located along the LD roller shaft holder.
  • Page 83 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Do not damage the tooth of the Spur gear 35.2 and the Before assembling the LD roller shaft, make sure that the round Combination gear 11.2, 35.2 when assembling the LD roller shaft hole of the Clutch is set on the protrusion on the LD roller shaft holder unit.
  • Page 84 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 2) Assemble the LD roller shaft holder unit while storing the Paper return plate into the ASF frame. Paper return plate Figure 4-28. LD Roller shaft holder assembling procedure (2) Fasten the LD roller shaft holder with two C.B.S 3x6 F/Zn screws in the order indicated in the following figure.
  • Page 85: Hp/Pe/Ic Sensor Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.8 HP/PE/IC Sensor removal Make sure that the Torsion spring 0.22 is hung to the following Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) suitable position. Remove the LD roller from the LD roller shaft holder. (Section 4.2.7 LD Roller removal) Torsion spring 0.22...
  • Page 86 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Make sure that the HP/PE/IC sensor cable is placed to the suitable groove on the LD roller shaft holder. HP/PE/IC sensor cable HP/PE/IC sensor Figure 4-34. Sensor cable placing position (1) HP/PE/IC sensor cable Figure 4-35.
  • Page 87: Ink System Unit Removal (Cap & Pump Unit )

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.9 Ink system unit removal (Cap & Pump unit ) Since the compression spring is included in the Pump assembly, Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) watch out for the spring and the gear that pop out from the unit Remove the Waste drain ink pad from the printer.
  • Page 88 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Make sure that all gears are set in each gear shaft on the Ink Tightening torque for screw system frame. The Combination gear 9.6, 33.6 must be set first on • C.B.S. 3x6 F/Zn screw for Ink system frame & Cap assy.: 9+/1 kgf.cm the Ink system frame.
  • Page 89: Paper Eject Roller Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.10 Paper Eject Roller removal Slide the Paper eject roller carefully to the left side and remove the Paper eject roller to the forward. Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) Remove three screws (C.B.S.
  • Page 90 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A When you replace the Frame front, make sure to lubricate the specific amount of G26 to the Frame front. Refer to the Chapter 6 Figure6-8. When you replace the Paper eject roller with new one, make sure to lubricate the specific amount of G26 to the Spur gear 15, EJ.
  • Page 91: Paper Feed Roller Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.11 Paper feed roller removal Lift up the left edge of the Front paper guide while slanting the Front paper guide by pulling up its front edge, and then slide the Front paper guide to the left side Remove the Housing from the printer.
  • Page 92 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Fit the protrusions of the Right PF roller bushing to the notches in the frames as After assemble the PF roller, make sure that the dowel of the shown in the following figure both left and right PF roller bushing holder fit in the cut hole of both frames.
  • Page 93: Cr Unit Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.12 CR unit removal Release two CR guide shaft rod springs from the both hooks on the left and right Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) sides of the Main frame.
  • Page 94 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Pull the left edge of the CR guide shaft upward to align it with the round cutout portion. Then, holding the CR unit by hand, remove the CR guide shaft by sliding Unlike the previous products, the oil pad is not built in the CR it to left or right.
  • Page 95 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A If the CR unit is disassembled or replaced with a new one, make sure that the CR timing belt is set in the assembling groove correctly as following figure. Assembling groove CR timing belt Figure 4-54.
  • Page 96: Disassembling Asf Frame Unit

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 4.2.13 Disassembling ASF frame unit Remove the Housing from the printer. (Section 4.2.1 Housing removal) Change lever unit Combination gear 22.4, 32 Remove the LD roller shaft holder unit (Section 4.2.7 LD Roller removal) Remove two screws (C.B.S.-TITE (P4), 3x6, F/Zn screw, C.B.S.
  • Page 97 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Remove the Torsion spring 25.7 from the bottom of the ASF frame and the Pad holder (Paper return plate). Make sure that the each tip of the Torsion spring 25.7 is set in the slot of the Pad holder and ASF frame.
  • Page 98 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A When you replace the ASF frame or Hopper with the new one, make sure to lubricate the specific amount of G26 into the groove on ASF frame. Refer to Figure 6-7 & Figure6-9 in the Chapter 6.
  • Page 99 C H A P T E R ADJUSTMENT...
  • Page 100: Overview

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.1 Overview This section describes the detailed procedures of each adjustment by Adjustment Program. This section describes the procedure for adjustments required when the printer is In this printer, it is necessary to set the adjusting information for each printer disassembled and assembled for repair or service.
  • Page 101: Adjustment Program Feature

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.1.2 Adjustment Program feature Individual service adjustment program This program provides you the adjustment item individually as same as the This adjustment program is exclusive for Windows: the OS that allows operation of previous adjustment program. The available functions are as following table.
  • Page 102: Adjustment Program Installation Procedure

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Sequential repair service program The user interface of the Sequential repair service program is as following figure. This program provides you the suitable adjustment order in the program according to the repair parts. The available functions are as following table.
  • Page 103: Adjustment Program Initial Setting Menu

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.1.4 Adjustment Program Initial Setting menu Select the suitable destination in the market menu. “World” is the standard destination setting except the ESP and EIO. The waste drain ink pad life for ESP &...
  • Page 104: Sequential Repair Service Program Feature

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2 Sequential Repair Service Program feature status even if the printer is error condition, and can control the printer under the error condition. Following explain you the common function of the Sequential repair service program.
  • Page 105 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A In the next page, we will explain the each function of the “Get Status” function. Reset the printer This reset function is almost same as the Power on reset and following items 1) Inquire are reset by this function.
  • Page 106: Printhead Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2.2 Printhead removal Click the “Yes” button starts the Powerful CL in order to eject the air bubbles from the printhead cavity. In this function, CL1’ is performed and about 1/8 ink of When you remove the printhead from the printer mechanism and reinstall the removed the brand-new Black I/C and 1/18 ink of the brand-new Color I/C are consumed.
  • Page 107 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Click the Bi-directional adjustment to adjust the Bi-directional printing alignment. Select the most aligned pattern number in the printed pattern and input the number In the following menu, select the suitable print mode which you want to adjust, in the following menu.
  • Page 108 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 12. Click the “Get status” button and check the waste drain ink pad counter in this function. If the waste drain ink pad counter is around the limit counter, replace the pad and reset the counter according to the customer request.
  • Page 109: Printhead Replacement

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2.3 Printhead replacement NOTE: If you input the incorrect digits code for the Head voltage ID menu, following error message is displayed. When you replace the printhead with new one, this repair item should be selected in the Sequential repair service program.
  • Page 110 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A After complete the Head voltage ID input, the following screen is displayed. After complete the Initial ink charge, following message is displayed. Figure 5-23. Initial ink charge function Figure 5-25. Nozzle check pattern function For the next step, select the “Initial ink charge”...
  • Page 111 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Click the Bi-directional adjustment to adjust the Bi-directional printing alignment. 11. Select the most aligned pattern number in the printed pattern and input the number In the following menu, select the suitable print mode which you want to adjust, in the following menu.
  • Page 112: Main Board Replacement

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2.4 Main board replacement Click the “Main board replacement” in the Sequential repair service program. The following menu is displayed. When you replace the main board with new one, this repair item should be selected in the Sequential repair service program.
  • Page 113 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A If the EEPROM is normal condition, following message is displayed. Click the Turn on the printer and click the “Load on EEPROM “to copy the EEPROM back “OK” button to start the EEPROM back up function.
  • Page 114 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A In case the EEPROM is broken on the defective main board and the EEPROM 12. After complete the Head ID input and Bi-d adjustment items, click the “Ink pad back up/ copy function is not available, replace the Main board with new one by replacement”...
  • Page 115 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A In case the EEPROM back up / copy function is not available and main board is replaced with new one, the new main board dose not have the current Ink counter and waste drain ink pad counter.
  • Page 116: Cr Unit Replacement Or Removal

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2.5 CR unit replacement or removal 5.2.6 CR motor replacement or removal After you replace or remove the CR unit in the service activity, Click the “CR unit After you replace or remove the CR motor in the service activity, Click the “CR replacement or removal”...
  • Page 117: Printer Mechanism Replacement

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.2.7 Printer mechanism replacement 5.2.8 Waste ink pad replacement Stylus COLOR 580 dose not have ASP printer mechanism. So, you may not have a When the Waste drain ink pad is replaced with new one due to the maintenance error, chance to use this function in your service activity.
  • Page 118: Individual Service Adjustment Program Feature

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.3 Individual service adjustment program feature 5.3.1 Get status function This function is available in the Individual service adjustment program also. Use this This program menu is almost same as the previous adjustment program. However, this function depend on the situation.
  • Page 119: Eeprom Check Function

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.3.5 EEPROM check function Change EEPROM data You can change the specific data stored in the specific address of the You can check the EEPROM data or can write the specific data into the specific EEPROM.
  • Page 120: Refurbishment For Doa

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 5.3.6 Refurbishment for DOA Exchange sequence 1 Set the dummy I/C filled with S46 liquid into the CR unit and click the If you clean the cavity of the printhead and cap assembly, this function will be useful.
  • Page 121: A4 Check Pattern

    The following 6 items are printed on the check pattern. Figure 5-52. A4 Check pattern Do not print the A4 Check pattern on the EPSON exclusive paper such as Photo quality ink jet paper. This check pattern is for the plain paper.
  • Page 122 C H A P T E R MAINTENANCE...
  • Page 123: Overview

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 6.1 Overview This section provides information to maintain the printer in its optimum condition. 6.1.1 Cleaning This printer has no mechanical components which require regular cleaning except the printhead. Therefore, when returning the printer to the user, check the following parts and perform appropriate cleaning if stain is noticeable.
  • Page 124: Service Maintenance

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 6.1.2 Service Maintenance Select the Head Cleaning in the Printer driver utility and perform the Head cleaning. After performing the head cleaning sequence, perform the print check. If If any abnormal print (dot missing, white line, etc.) has occurred or the Status monitor you repeat cleaning without print check, the weakest cleaning, CL1 will be indicates Maintenance Request Error (This error is displayed as “unknown error”...
  • Page 125: Lubrication

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Maintenance Request Error (Unknown error) 6.1.3 Lubrication Ink is used for cleaning operation as well as printing. When ink is used for The characteristics of the grease have great affects on the mechanical function and cleaning, the ink is drained to Waste Ink Pad (Ink Absorber Tray Assembly) and durability, especially does the characteristics about temperature environment.
  • Page 126 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 6-2. Lubrication Point Table 6-2. Lubrication Point Lubrication Type/Point Remarks Lubrication Type/Point Remarks • Use a syringe to apply it. <Lubrication Point> • Do not attach the grease to other <Lubrication Point> • After lubrication, move the CR •...
  • Page 127 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A G-55 G-26 Figure 6-4. Lubrication point 1 Figure 6-6. Lubrication point 3 G-26 G-26 Figure 6-7. Lubrication point 4 Figure 6-5. Lubrication point 2 Maintenance Overview...
  • Page 128 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 35mm 40mm 40mm 35mm G-26 G-26 Figure 6-10. Lubrication point 7 Figure 6-8. Lubrication point 5 G-26 Figure 6-9. Lubrication point 6 Maintenance Overview...
  • Page 129 C H A P T E R APPENDIX...
  • Page 130: Connector Summary

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 7.1 Connector Summary Table 7-1. Connector Summary for C379MAIN/MAIN-B 7.1.1 Major Component Unit Connector Function Table to refer to For connection with the HP/PE/BCO/CCO sensor Table 7-2 The Major component units of this printer are as follows.
  • Page 131 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-4. CN3 - PF Motor Table 7-6. CN5 - Power Supply Board Signal Name Function Signal Name Function Phase drive signal (A) +42V Mechanism drive power supply Phase drive signal (-A) +42V Mechanism drive power supply...
  • Page 132: Eeprom Address Map

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 7.1.2 EEPROM Address Map Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map (continued) QPIT Factory Address Explanation Setting Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map setting setting QPIT Factory Head rank MW-ID Address Explanation Setting setting setting Reserved Password 0...
  • Page 133 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map (continued) Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map (continued) QPIT Factory QPIT Factory Address Explanation Setting Address Explanation Setting setting setting setting setting 0: Bi-D 1: Uni-D bit5: Printed after Cleaning...
  • Page 134 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map (continued) Table 7-7. EEPROM Address Map (continued) QPIT Factory QPIT Factory Address Explanation Setting Address Explanation Setting setting setting setting setting Cleaning counter for Reserved CL1 counter Reserved Cleaning counter for Time data command which is sent CL1’...
  • Page 135: Component Layout

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 7.2 Component Layout Figure 7-2. C379MAIN-B Component Layout (Parts Side) Figure 7-3. C379MAIN-B Component Layout (Soldered side) Appendix Component Layout...
  • Page 136 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Figure 7-5. C367PSE Component Layout Figure 7-4. C367PSB Component Layout Appendix Component Layout...
  • Page 137: Exploded Diagram

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 7.3 Exploded Diagram Following pages shows exploded diagram. For 120V(EAI,EUL,ESP,ETT) forEURO,EAI(220V),ASIA(220V),EAL,RUSSIA For ETT EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 No.1 Rev.01 10241 Figure 7-6. Stylus Color 580 Exploded Diagram 1 Appendix Exploded Diagram...
  • Page 138 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A WITHOUT EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 No.2 Rev.01 10241 Figure 7-7. Stylus Color 580 Exploded Diagram 2 Appendix Exploded Diagram...
  • Page 139 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 544 545 544 545 EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 Rev.01 10241 No.3 Figure 7-8. Stylus Color 580 Exploded Diagram 3 Appendix Exploded Diagram...
  • Page 140 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 504 502 EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 No.4 Rev.01 10241 Figure 7-9. Stylus Color 580 Exploded Diagram 4 Appendix Exploded Diagram...
  • Page 141 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 02 For ESP,ETT,ECC EPSON STYLUS COLOR 580 Rev.01 10241 No.5 Figure 7-10. Stylus Color 580 Packing material Appendix Exploded Diagram...
  • Page 142: Parts List

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List 7.4 Parts List Ref No. Description Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List CONNECTOR Ref No. Description CONNECTOR HOUSING CONNECTOR COVER,PRINTER;B CRU1 QUARTZ OSCILLATOR PAPER SUPPORT;C DIODE...
  • Page 143 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List Ref No. Description Ref No. Description BOARD ASSY.,POWER SUPPLY SPACER,FASTEN,ROLLER,PF FRAME,MAIN GROUNDING WIRE,ROLLER,PF REINFORCEMENT PLATE,HOLDER C-RING HOLDER,MOTOR ASSY.,CR PLANE WASHER,12.2X0.5X15 COMPRESSIONSPRING,15.7...
  • Page 144 EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List Table 7-9. Stylus COLOR 580 Parts List Ref No. Description Ref No. Description PRINT HEAD TORSIONSPRING,25.7 LEVER,CHANGE TORSIONSPRING,0.22 COMPRESSION SPRING,0.98 COMPRESSION SPRING 3.75 HARNESS,DETECTOR SHAFT,ROLLER,LD,SUPPORT DETECTOR,HP;C C.P.S-TITE(P4),3X6,F/ZN...
  • Page 145: Electrical Circuits

    EPSON Stylus COLOR 580 Revision A 7.5 Electrical Circuits See the following pages for the electric circuit diagrams below: C379MAIN-B Circuit board C379MAI-C Circuit board C367PSB power supply circuit board C367PSE power supply circuit board Appendix Electrical Circuits...