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Epson Artisan 700 Series Basic Manual

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  • Page 1 Artisan 700 Series ™ Basics Guide...
  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other equipment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using the Control Panel Loading Paper ......... 7 Using Special Papers .
  • Page 4 Checking the Ink Cartridge Status ......47 Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges ......48 Replacing Ink Cartridges .
  • Page 5: Using The Control Panel

    The control panel is adjustable. To raise it, lift it as shown below. To lower it, press button and push the control panel down. Caution: To avoid damaging the Artisan 700 Series, always press the the control panel. Don’t try to push it down. Display/Crop View Auto Correct ■...
  • Page 6 You may see the following icons on the screen: Icon Meaning The Artisan 700 Series is connected to a wired network The Artisan 700 Series is connected to a wireless network The current photo is cropped The Fix Red-Eye setting is on for the current photo or all photos...
  • Page 7: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper Your Artisan 700 Series has two paper trays. The main tray is for letter-size, legal- size, A4, or 8 10 inch paper. You can load up to 120 sheets of letter-size or A4 × plain paper in the main tray. When extended, the tray can hold up to 50 legal-size sheets.
  • Page 8 3. Slide the left edge guide against the paper. 4. Adjust the other edge guide to your paper size. 5. Lower the photo tray. Loading Paper Make sure the paper stack fits under the edge guide...
  • Page 9 6. To load paper in the photo tray, squeeze the edge guides and slide them out. Then insert photo paper with the glossy or printable side face-down. 7. Slide the left edge guide against the paper. Then adjust the other edge guide to your paper size.
  • Page 10: Using Special Papers

    Epson Information Center. Using Special Papers Epson offers a wide array of high quality papers, making it easy to maximize the impact of your photos, presentations, and creative projects. You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central (U.S.
  • Page 11 Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Photo Quality Self- adhesive Sheets Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer Paper Size Borderless 4 × 6 inches Borderless 5 × 7 inches Borderless 8 × 10 inches Letter (8.5 ×...
  • Page 12: Placing Originals For Copying Or Scanning

    Placing Originals for Copying or Scanning You can place one or two photos or a document up to letter-size (or A4) on the scanner glass to make color or black and white copies. 1. Open the document cover and place your original face-down on the scanner glass, with the top against the back left corner.
  • Page 13: Copying A Document Or Photo

    ■ “Restoring, Cropping, or Copying Photos” on page 14 Copying a Document 1. Place your original for copying (see page 12). 2. Load letter-size plain paper, Epson Bright White Paper, or Epson Presentation Paper Matte. 3. Press the button until Home 4.
  • Page 14: Restoring, Cropping, Or Copying Photos

    (5 mm) apart. 2. Load 4 × 6-inch or 5 × 7-inch paper in the photo tray or 8 × 10-inch or letter- size Epson photo paper in the main tray. Load it printable side down. 3. Press the button until...
  • Page 15 5. To restore colors in faded photos as you copy, press to select . (If your photos are not faded, do not turn on to select .) Then press 6. When you see this screen, press your photos. 7. When you see a message asking you to select the number of copies, press 8.
  • Page 16 For this paper type Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Photo Paper Glossy ■...
  • Page 17: Printing From Your Camera's Memory Card

    Printing From Your Camera’s Memory Card The Artisan 700 Series lets you print photos from your digital camera’s memory card, or by connecting your camera directly and using its DPOF can also print photos stored on a USB drive. See these sections: ■...
  • Page 18: Removing Your Card

    1. Make sure the memory card access light is not flashing. Caution: Do not remove the card or turn off the Artisan 700 Series while the memory card access light is flashing; you may lose data on the card. 2. If the Artisan 700 Series is connected to your computer, do one of the following before removing the memory card or turning it off: ■...
  • Page 19: Inserting A Usb Drive

    Inserting a USB Drive You can print from an external storage device connected to the Artisan 700 Series, such as a USB flash drive, external hard drive, or CD burner. Note: Epson cannot guarantee the compatibility of any drives. You may not be able to print photos from the storage device if they were saved to the device using a product other than the Artisan 700 Series.
  • Page 20: Selecting And Printing Photos

    Selecting and Printing Photos 1. Load Epson photo paper. See page 10 for a list. 2. Press the button until Home selected, then press 3. Select View and Print Photos 4. Press to move through your photos and display one you want to print.
  • Page 21 To switch the display screen from displaying one photo at a time to 9 photos at a time, press the Display/Crop button 3 times when viewing your photos. , and select your settings. For a list of Epson , press...
  • Page 22: Printing Layout Sheets

    Printing Layout Sheets You can print the same photo or multiple photos on a single sheet of paper using the Artisan 700 Series templates. 1. Press the button until Home 2. Press and select 3. Press and select one of the layout settings shown on the screen.
  • Page 23 Select Menu one of the following options: . You see this screen: to let the Artisan 700 Series place images in the Place photos manually – Printing Layout Sheets Choose this setting...
  • Page 24: Printing From A Camera

    2. Connect the USB cable that came with your camera to the connector on the front of your Artisan 700 Series. 3. Turn on your camera. You see a connection message on the Artisan 700 Series display screen. 4. Load Epson photo paper (see page 7).
  • Page 25 6. Press and select 7. Select the following settings (see the on-screen Epson Information Center for details): ■ to select the paper type and size, or other print settings. Print Settings ■ Photo Adjustments When you’re done selecting settings, press 8.
  • Page 26: Printing Special Projects

    ■ “Printing CDs and DVDs” on page 28 Printing Lined Paper and Graph Paper You can have the Artisan 700 Series print lined paper or graph paper whenever you need it. 1. Load plain letter- or A4-size paper. 2. Press the button.
  • Page 27: Printing Personal Notepaper

    7. When you’re ready to print, press x Clear Settings Printing Personal Notepaper You can print lined or unlined notepaper, personalized with a photo in the background. 1. Load plain letter- or A4-size paper. 2. Insert a memory card (see page 17) or USB drive (see page 19). 3.
  • Page 28: Printing Cds And Dvds

    Clear Settings Printing CDs and DVDs You can use your Artisan 700 Series to print a design right onto ink jet-printable CDs and DVDs. Follow these steps to transfer one or more photos from a memory card or USB drive onto your CD/DVD.
  • Page 29 4. Press to select Print on CD/DVD 5. Select , or 1-up 4-up CD/DVD Variety photos in the layout, then press 6. Select Automatic layout 7. Press 8. Press again. 9. Press to move through your photos and display one you want to print. Press the button to select the number of copies you want of that photo.
  • Page 30 11. If necessary, adjust the inner and outer diameter of your CD as shown on the screen, then press 12. If desired, select Test Print on Letter/A4 paper instructions to print a test on plain paper. 13. If your test is satisfactory, select extends automatically and you see this screen: 14.
  • Page 31 CD/DVD for printing. CD Tray Caution: Do not turn the Artisan 700 Series off with a CD or DVD loaded in it. Always remove the disc first. 17. Press x to change any of these settings: Menu ■...
  • Page 32 19. Remove your disc. 20. Press the L button to put away the CD/DVD tray. CD Tray 21. Press the button and push the control panel down. Note: After printing, handle your CD/DVD carefully. You may need to wait up to 24 hours for the ink to dry fully before inserting it in a drive.
  • Page 33: Printing From Your Computer

    Artisan 700 Series to your computer as described on the Start Here sheet. Tip: It’s a good idea to check for updates to your Artisan 700 Series software. See page 51 for instructions. You can also create personalized photo greeting cards, calendars, and more using...
  • Page 34 Page Layout 8. For more printing options, click the Note: For more information about print settings, click Help or see your on-screen Epson Information Center. 9. Click to save your settings. Printing From Your Computer , then click the setting for the paper you are using (see page 39).
  • Page 35: Printing With A Macintosh

    2. Open the menu and select File 3. Select EPSON Artisan 700 4. Click to expand the Print window, if necessary. ® operating system. Print as the setting. Printer Select EPSON Artisan 700 Printing With a Macintosh Cancel printing Click to expand...
  • Page 36 6. Choose Print Settings settings: 7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Printing From Your Computer option. Borderless from the pop-up menu, then select the following print...
  • Page 37 Note: To reduce or remove red-eye effects in photos, choose Extension Settings from the pop-up menu and select Fix Red-Eye. 8. Click Print 9. To monitor your print job, click the job, then select an option to cancel, pause, or resume printing, if necessary. Cancel printing Pause or resume printing...
  • Page 38 For more information on advanced settings click 7. Choose any other printing options you may need from the pop-up menu. See the on-screen Epson Information Center for details. Printing From Your Computer from the pop-up menu, and select the following print button to change additional settings.
  • Page 39: Selecting The Correct Paper Type

    Selecting the Correct Paper Type Select the correct (see page 34) or Type printer software. This tells the Artisan 700 Series what kind of paper you’re using, so the ink coverage can be adjusted accordingly. For this paper/media Plain paper...
  • Page 40: Two-Sided Printing

    Note: For detailed instructions on two-sided printing and installing or removing the auto duplexer, see the on-screen Epson Information Center. Printing From Your Computer Select this setting Premium Presentation Paper Matte...
  • Page 41 Windows Follow the Windows printing instructions beginning on page 33, but complete the additional steps below before you start printing. 1. Click the Page Layout 2. Select as your Auto 2-sided printing setting duplexer, or if you don’t have the auto duplexer. Manual Note: When you use the Manual setting, the printer software will prompt you to reload...
  • Page 42: Mac Os X

    If you see a message indicating that the auto duplexer is not installed, open EPSON Printer Utility3 (in the Applications folder on your hard drive), select Artisan 700 Series, click OK, click the Printer and Option Information button, and click OK again. Then close and reopen the print window.
  • Page 43: Scanning A Document Or Photo

    Scanning a Document or Photo You can use your Artisan 700 Series to scan original documents and photos and save them as digital files on your computer. You can also turn scanned documents into editable/searchable text using ABBYY ® FineReader Sprint Plus (OCR software) included with your Artisan 700 Series.
  • Page 44 If you are scanning from an application, the scanned image opens in your application window. ■ If you are in Home or Professional mode, you see the Epson Scan settings window. Scanning a Document or Photo Click here to change...
  • Page 45: Maintaining Your Artisan 700 Series

    Series Follow the steps here to check and clean the print head, and replace ink cartridges. To align the print head, if necessary, see the on-screen Epson Information Center. Checking the Print Head Nozzles If your printouts have gaps or lines across them, the print head nozzles may be clogged.
  • Page 46: Cleaning The Print Head

    If you do not use your Artisan 700 Series often, it is a good idea to print a few pages at least once a month to maintain good print quality.
  • Page 47: Checking The Ink Cartridge Status

    Checking the Ink Cartridge Status Your Artisan 700 Series will let you know when an ink cartridge is low or expended by displaying a message on its screen or on your computer. You cannot print or copy when an ink cartridge is expended even if the other cartridges are not expended.
  • Page 48: Purchasing Epson Ink Cartridges

    Visit Epson Supplies Central at (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales). We recommend that you use genuine Epson cartridges and do not refill them. The use of other products may affect your print quality and could result in printer damage.
  • Page 49: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    If you remove a low or expended cartridge, you cannot reinstall and use it. 1. Turn on the Artisan 700 Series. If a cartridge is low or expended, you see a message on the display screen.
  • Page 50 6. Insert the new cartridge into the holder and push it down until it clicks into place. 7. Close the scanner. Note: If you see a warning message that the cartridge you just replaced is not installed, open the scanner and press down the cartridge securely. Maintaining Your Artisan 700 Series...
  • Page 51: Solving Problems

    Epson Information Center for more detailed help. Checking for Software Updates Periodically, it’s a good idea to check Epson’s support website for free updates to your Artisan 700 Series software. Open your on-screen Epson Information Center and select or visit Epson’s support website at Latest Software (U.S.) or (Canada).
  • Page 52: Problems And Solutions

    You can often solve problems by checking the messages on the display screen. If the information doesn’t help you solve the problem, check the solutions below. Note: If the screen is dark, press any button to wake the Artisan 700 Series from sleep mode. Printing and Copying Problems ■...
  • Page 53: Print Quality Problems

    2. Pull back on the tabs to remove the cover inside the Artisan 700 Series. Then remove the paper as shown, including any torn pieces. 3. Reattach the cover and close the scanner. 4. You may also need to check other locations for jammed paper, such as the paper cassette, the back cover or auto duplexer (if installed), and underneath the Artisan 700 Series.
  • Page 54: Where To Get Help

    Purchase Supplies and Accessories You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central at (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales). You can also purchase supplies from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest one, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766).
  • Page 55: Notices

    Notices Important Safety Instructions Before using your all-in-one, read and follow these safety instructions: ■ Be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. ■ Use only the type of power source indicated on the product label. ■...
  • Page 56: Lcd Screen Safety

    ■ If the LCD screen is damaged, contact Epson. If the liquid crystal solution gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If the liquid crystal solution gets into your eyes, flush them immediately with water. If discomfort or vision problems remain after a thorough flushing, see a doctor immediately.
  • Page 57 Epson or its authorized service center, where the printer will be repaired and sent back to you. You are responsible for packing the printer and for all costs to and from the Epson authorized service center. When warranty service involves the exchange of the printer or a part, the item replaced becomes Epson property.
  • Page 58 Epson is not responsible for warranty service should the Epson label or logo or the rating label or serial number be removed or should the product fail to be properly maintained or fail to function properly as a result of misuse,...
  • Page 59: Declaration Of Conformity

    To find the Epson Customer Care Center nearest you, visit You can also write to: Epson America, Inc., P.O. Box 93012, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012 Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for: Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals;...
  • Page 60: Fcc Compliance Statement

    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception.
  • Page 61: Index

    39 papers, 10 to 11 warranty, 57 to 59 Epson Print CD software, 28 Epson Scan software, 43 to 44 External storage drive, inserting, 19 File format, photos, 18 Fix Photo setting, 20 to 21, 34 Flash drive, inserting, 19...
  • Page 62 Help, 51, 54 Icons on screen, 6 Ink cartridges checking status, 47 offers from Epson, 47 purchasing, 48, 54 replacing, 49 to 50 safety instructions, 56 to 57 Label, CD/DVD, 28 to 32 Layout sheets, printing, 22 to 24 LCD screen...
  • Page 63 Scanning, 43 to 44 Sleep mode, 5 Software ABBY FineReader, 43 ArcSoft Print Creations, 33 Epson Print CD, 28 Epson Scan, 43 to 44 support, 54 updates, 51 Stationery, personalized, 27 to 28 Status light, 5 Support, Epson, 54 Symbols on screen, 6...

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