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Epson WorkForce 600 Series Network Installation Manual

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    Network Installation Guide ™ WorkForce 600 Series ™ Artisan 700 Series ™ Artisan 800 Series...

  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    Start Here poster. Then follow the instructions in this guide to set up the printer for use on a network. Tip: For a video tutorial and other information about setting up a wireless network, go to: epson.com/support/wireless Do one of the following: ■ If you’re installing the printer for the first time, see below.

  • Page 3: Wireless Network Installation

    Wireless Network Installation To add the printer to your wireless network, you need to know the name (SSID) of your wireless network. If it has security enabled, you also need to know the WEP key or passphrase. Write down the SSID and WEP key or passphrase below: ■...

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    2. Connect the other end to any available LAN port on your router, access point, or hub. If you don’t have access to an Ethernet port on your router, access point, or hub, connect the printer directly to your computer’s Ethernet network port. Note: To use this configuration method, your computer must be connected to the network wirelessly, and your computer’s Ethernet connection must be set to...

  • Page 5: Install Software

    Install Software The steps show installation screens for the WorkForce installation instructions are the same for the other models. 1. Insert the printer software CD. ® 2. Windows Vista : If you see the AutoPlay window, click When you see the User Account Control screen, click ®...

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    4. When you see this screen, select click Next 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. 6. Select Set up this printer for the first time 7. Continue with the steps in the next section to configure the printer and add it to your wireless network.

  • Page 7: Configure Network Settings

    Configure Network Settings 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. 2. When you see the FireWall Warning screen, click Next 3. Make sure you connected the Ethernet cable as described on page 3. Wireless Network Installation...

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    Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. Wireless Network Installation...

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    7. Select the printer you want to configure, then click Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the printer on the network. If your printer doesn’t appear in the list after 90 seconds, make sure that the printer is turned on and the Ethernet cable is connected as described on page 3.

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    9. Select your network name (SSID) from the list, then click Note: If your router or access point doesn’t broadcast its network name (SSID), select Manually Enter Network Name (SSID) and enter the network name. Click Next. On the next screen, select your wireless network security type, then click Next. 10.

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    ■ If you see the WPA Security Settings the two text fields. If your passphrase contains upper- or lowercase letters, be sure to enter them correctly. Then click 11. When you see this screen, click automatically (recommended). Note: To configure the IP address manually, click Change. On the next screen, select Set the IP address manually (advanced), and click Next.

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    12. Select Read/Write be accessed over the network (Windows only). 13. Click Next 14. When you see the Confirm Settings screen, verify that the settings are correct, then click Next Wireless Network Installation to allow the printer’s memory card slots to Read Only .

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    Wait while the printer connects to your wireless network. Note: It may take a while for the printer to connect to the network. If the network connection fails, the WEP key or passphrase may have been entered incorrectly. See page 37 to reset the printer’s network settings and click Start Again. If the network connection fails a second time, your router/access point may have MAC address filtering enabled.

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    15. When you see the Network Connection Successful screen, disconnect the Ethernet network cable from the printer and your router, access point, hub, or computer. 16. Click Next 17. Now go to page 27 to finish the installation. Wireless Network Installation...

  • Page 15: Connect The Ethernet Cable

    Wired (Ethernet) Installation Follow the steps in this section to add the printer to your wired network. Connect the Ethernet Cable 1. Connect an Ethernet network cable to the port on your printer. LAN (10/100) 2. Connect the other end to any available LAN port on your router, access point, or hub.

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    Install Software The steps show installation screens for the WorkForce 600 Series, but the installation instructions are the same for the other models. 1. Insert the printer software CD. 2. Windows Vista: If you see the AutoPlay window, click When you see the User Account Control screen, click Windows XP: When you see the Software installation screen, continue with step 3.

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    4. When you see this screen, select click Next 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. 6. Select Set up this printer for the first time 7. Continue with the steps in the next section to configure the printer and add it to your wired network.

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    Configure Network Settings 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. 2. When you see the FireWall Warning screen, click Next 3. Make sure you connected the Ethernet cable as described on page 15. Wired (Ethernet) Installation...

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    Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. to let Epson...

  • Page 20

    6. Select the printer you want to configure, then click Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the printer on the network. If your printer doesn’t appear in the list after 90 seconds, make sure that the printer is turned on and the Ethernet cable is connected as described on page 15.

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    8. When you see this screen, click automatically (recommended). Note: To configure the IP address manually, click Change. On the next screen, select Set the IP address manually (advanced), and click Next. Enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway, then click Next. 9.

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    11. When you see the Confirm Settings screen, verify that the settings are correct, then click . The settings are sent to the printer. Next Wait while the printer connects to your network. Note: It may take a while for the printer to connect to the network. Wired (Ethernet) Installation...

  • Page 23

    Follow the steps in this section to install the printer software on each computer you want to use the printer from. Install Software The steps show installation screens for the WorkForce 600 Series, but the installation instructions are the same for other models. 1. Insert the printer software CD.

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    3. Click Install 4. When you see this screen, select click Next 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software for your product. Note: These installations take several minutes to complete. Install on Additional Computers Install driver for network connection...

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    6. Select , then click Set up an additional computer to use this printer Next 7. Make sure that the printer is turned on. 8. When you see the FireWall Warning screen, click Next Install on Additional Computers...

  • Page 26

    Note: Make sure that you allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. In Windows, verify that the publisher is SEIKO EPSON, then click Unblock. In Mac OS X, configure your firewall software to allow network access for Epson EasyInstall. 10. Select the printer you want to install, then click Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the printer on the network.

  • Page 27: Finish The Installation

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions to print a test page and finish the installation. When installation is complete, you’re ready to scan and print. See your printed documentation and on-screen Epson Information Center for details. to make the printer your default printer (optional) Next...

  • Page 28: Mac Os X

    3. Follow the steps on the right side of the screen to add your printer. Note: It may take up to 90 seconds for your computer to find the EPSON TCP/IP printer on the network. Finish the Installation Add Printer...

  • Page 29

    6. Continue with the steps in the next section to configure your scanner for use over the network. Configure Epson Scan Network Settings Before you can scan over the network, you need to configure Epson Scan network settings. 1. If necessary, press the...

  • Page 30

    3. Select Confirm Network Settings WorkForce 600 Series and Artisan 700 Series: Press OK to select Confirm Network Settings. 4. Write down the IP Address displayed on the LCD screen. IP Address: _______________________________________________ WorkForce 600 Series and Artisan 700 Series: Note: Your printer’s settings will be different from the ones shown above.

  • Page 31

    8. Select as the Connection setting. Network 9. Click . You see this screen: 10. Select the IP address that you wrote down in step 4. Note: To rename the scanner, type a name for it in the Scanner Name text box. Finish the Installation...

  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    11. Click 12. Click again to close the EPSON Scan Settings window. Note: If the printer’s IP address changes, you will need to repeat steps 1 through 12 to reconfigure Epson Scan network settings. You’re ready to scan and print. See your printed documentation and on-screen Epson Information Center for details.

  • Page 33

    ■ Make sure there aren’t any access restrictions (such as MAC address filtering) set on the wireless router or access point. If access restrictions are set, register the printer’s MAC address on the router or access point. Print a Network Status Sheet (see page 36) to obtain the MAC address.

  • Page 34: Printing Problems

    Cannot communicate on a wired LAN Make sure that the wireless setting on the printer’s control panel is set to Select from the Home menu, select Setup , and select LAN Setup communicate using a wired connection. The printer does not appear in the Add Printer window (Mac OS X) Make sure the printer driver was installed correctly and that your computer’s TCP/IP settings are configured correctly.

  • Page 35: Scanning Problems

    Scanning Problems Cannot find the scanner or start Epson Scan ■ If you’re using Mac OS X, make sure that you configured the Epson Scan network settings (see page 29). ■ If network communication was interrupted while starting Epson Scan, exit Epson Scan, and restart it after a few seconds.

  • Page 36: Print A Network Status Sheet

    If the IP address has changed, you will need to repeat the steps in “Configure Epson Scan Network Settings” on page 29. To keep the IP address from changing, try the following: always power on your network devices in the same order, always keep the printer on, or set your DHCP server to reserve an IP address for the printer (see your router’s documentation for details).

  • Page 37: Reset Network Settings

    3. Select Confirm Network Settings WorkForce 600 Series and Artisan 700 Series: Press OK to select Confirm Network Settings. 4. Press the x Start button to print a network status sheet. WorkForce 600 Series and Artisan 700 Series: Reset Network Settings 1.

  • Page 38

    Artisan 700 Series: Press d to select Reset Network Settings, then press OK. 4. Do one of the following: WorkForce 600 Series and Artisan 700 Series: Select necessary to reset the printer’s network settings. Artisan 800 Series: Select settings. 5. Press to return to the Home menu.

  • Page 39: Copyright Notice

    (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance instructions. Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as Original Epson Products or Epson Approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation.

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