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EPSON
EPSON Stylus
EPSON Stylus COLOR 640
EPSON Stylus COLOR 660
EPSON Stylus COLOR 800
EPSON Stylus COLOR 850
USB/Parallel Adapter
®
User's Guide
®
COLOR 440
EPSON Stylus COLOR 1520
EPSON Stylus COLOR 3000
EPSON Stylus Photo 700
EPSON Stylus Photo EX
EPSON Stylus Pro 9000
®
CPD-7424R2

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    EPSON ® ® EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 EPSON Stylus COLOR 660 EPSON Stylus COLOR 800 EPSON Stylus COLOR 850 USB/Parallel Adapter User’s Guide EPSON Stylus COLOR 1520 EPSON Stylus COLOR 3000 EPSON Stylus Photo 700...

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    EPSON and EPSON Stylus are registered trademarks of SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. EPSON disclaims any and all rights in those marks. Copyright © 1999 by Epson America, Inc.

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    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 4: For Canadian Users

    WARNING The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to this equipment will invalidate the FCC Certification of this device and may cause interference levels which exceed the limits established by the FCC for this equipment. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and use a shielded equipment interface cable with this device.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Getting Started on a Macintosh Setting Up the Computer Setting Up the Printer Connecting the Cable Installing the USB Printer Software Installing Your Creative Software and Electronic Manual Getting Started on a Windows 98 System Setting Up the Computer Setting Up the Printer Connecting the Cable Installing the USB Printer Software...

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    * The software in this kit supports these two printers for Windows 98 only. To connect one of them to an iMac or G3 using your EPSON USB/Parallel Adapter, you have to install the software that came with your printer. See your printer’s setup instructions.

  • Page 7: Setting Up The Computer

    USB Printer Software CD-ROM. IMPORTANT: To connect an EPSON Stylus Pro 5000 or 9000 to your Macintosh using the adapter, install the software that came with your printer instead of the software included in this kit. See your printer’s setup instructions.

  • Page 8: Setting Up The Printer, Connecting The Cable

    Computer in the Apple menu. Setting Up the Printer If you’ve been using your EPSON printer with your computer, the printer is probably set up already. If so, turn off your system and disconnect the printer from the computer. Then go to “Connecting the Cable” below to attach the USB/Parallel Adapter cable to your system.

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    Connect the adapter to an available USB port on the side of your iMac as shown, or to a USB port on the back of your G3. If you’re using a USB hub, plug it into an available USB port on your iMac or G3, then plug the adapter into a USB port on the hub.

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    You can also connect the adapter to one of the USB ports on your Macintosh keyboard. If you’re using a USB hub, plug it into the USB port on the keyboard, then plug the adapter into a USB port on the hub. If you have more than one hub, connect the adapter to the first hub.

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    Connect the adapter’s parallel connector to the parallel port on the back of the printer, then secure it with the wire clips. wire clips Follow the instructions in the next section to install the printer software from the USB Printer Software CD-ROM. parallel connector...

  • Page 12: Installing The Usb Printer Software

    Then turn on your EPSON printer. Insert the USB Printer Software CD-ROM. Wait for the EPSON window to appear, then double-click your printer’s folder to open it. Double-click the Installer icon for your printer, then click Continue .

  • Page 13: Epson Stylus Color

    SP EX If you don’t see your printer icon in the Chooser, make sure your cable connections are secure and your printer is turned on. EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 EPSON Stylus COLOR 660...

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    This is an upgraded version of Monitor2 and may differ slightly from the printer software documented in your user’s guide. If you have an EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 or EPSON Stylus COLOR 640, you’ll find additional information about your printer software in the Printer Software Guide for Macintosh located in the Manual directory on your USB ®...

  • Page 15: Installing Your Creative Software And Electronic Manual

    Installing Your Creative Software and Electronic Manual If you’ve been using your EPSON printer with your computer, you’ve probably already installed your creative software and electronic manual, if your printer came with them. Otherwise, check your printer’s setup instructions to find out about any software that came with your printer, and follow those instructions to install it.

  • Page 16: Getting Started On A Windows 98 System

    Getting Started on a Windows 98 System The instructions on the next few pages explain how to connect the USB/ Parallel Adapter cable to your Windows 98 system and how to install the printer software that came on the USB Printer Software CD-ROM. IMPORTANT: The printer software that came with your printer won’t work with your USB/ Parallel Adapter.

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    Setting Up the Computer If you’ve been using your EPSON printer with your computer, then you’ve already installed your printer driver on your system. You must remove the old printer driver and its INF file as described below before you can install the new USB printer driver.

  • Page 18: Epson Stylus Photo Ex Epson Stylus Pro, Epson Stylus Pro

    Open the Inf folder, then open the folder labeled Other. Locate and select the INF file corresponding to the printer driver you’re removing: EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 EPSON Stylus COLOR 660 EPSON Stylus COLOR 800...

  • Page 19

    If EPSON Status Monitor 2 is installed, you’ll need to uninstall it too. First, right-click the select Stop monitoring now to turn off background monitoring. Then follow steps 3 and 4 again. In step 3, select EPSON Status Monitor 2 in the program list to uninstall it. Note: If the Status Monitor doesn’t uninstall, hold down Ctrl and Alt and press...

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    Panel, and then shut down the computer. Setting Up the Printer If you’ve been using your EPSON printer with your computer, the printer is probably set up already. If so, make sure your system is turned off and disconnect the printer from the computer. Also, make sure the printer software has been deleted, as described above.

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    Connect the adapter to an available USB port on the back of your computer, as shown below. If you’re using a USB hub, plug it into an available USB port on your computer, then plug the adapter into a USB port on the hub.

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    Connect the adapter’s parallel connector to the parallel port on the back of the printer, then secure it with the wire clips. wire clips Follow the instructions in the next section to install the USB printer software. parallel connector...

  • Page 23

    Installing the USB Printer Software Follow these steps to install the USB printer driver software: Make sure your printer and computer are connected and turned off. Make sure your USB hub is powered on (if you’re using one). Then turn on your computer and printer, and wait until you see the Add New Hardware Wizard screen.

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    Select Specify a location , then click Browse to locate the USB printer software. The software is located in your printer’s folder on the EPSON CD-ROM.

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    Click Next . The Add New Hardware Wizard finds the EPSON USB/Parallel Printer Adapter software. Click Next . The Add New Hardware Wizard copies the driver files to your hard drive and finishes installing the software.

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    At the final screen, click Finish . Windows 98 detects your printer and displays a screen similar to the following: Click Next to install your printer driver. At the next screen, select Search for the best driver for your device and click Next .

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    Status Monitor 2 utility, if your printer uses it. Note: If you’re setting up an EPSON Stylus Pro 5000 or 9000 and Status Monitor 2 does not install automatically, double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop. Then double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon and open the Stm2 folder.

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    Follow these steps to enable Windows Print Manager: Click Start , point to Programs , Epson , and select Spool Manager4 . In the EPSON Spool Manager window, select the icon for your printer. From the Queue menu, select Setup . The Queue Setup dialog box appears.

  • Page 29: Setting Up The Computer, Installing The Usb Printer Software

    Note: The printer software you just installed may differ slightly from the printer software documented in your user’s manual. If you set up an EPSON Stylus COLOR 600, EPSON Stylus COLOR 800, EPSON Stylus COLOR 1520, or EPSON Stylus COLOR 3000, your printer software does not include the Status Monitor utility.

  • Page 30: Installing Your Creative Software And Electronic Manual

    Installing Your Creative Software and Electronic Manual If you’ve been using your EPSON printer with your computer, you’ve probably already installed your creative software and electronic manual, if your printer came with them. Otherwise, check your printer’s setup instructions to find out about any software that came with your printer.

  • Page 31

    Caution: The installation programs for the EPSON Stylus Photo EX and EPSON Stylus Photo 700 install the creative software before they prompt you to install the printer driver software. Be sure to cancel the printer driver software installation whenever you see the screen shown on the previous page.

  • Page 32: Appendix, Usb/parallel Adapter Specifications

    Appendix USB/Parallel Adapter Specifications USB connector: Parallel connector: Cable: Temperature: Operating humidity: Input voltage: Current consumption: During operation: Weight: USB series A; compliant with USB Specification Revision 1.0 IEEE-1284-B (bidirectional); Compatibility, Nibble, and ECP mode supported 2-meter, 5-conductor, insulated, shielded, USB compliant Operating: 32 to 158 °F...

  • Page 33: System Requirements

    Update 1.0 or later 32MB of RAM At least 50MB of free hard disk space for storing images (100MB or more recommended) 13-inch RGB display or better Double-speed CD-ROM drive (quad-speed or faster recommended) for installing the printer software EPSON USB/Parallel Adapter cable...

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    At least 16MB of RAM (32MB recommended) At least 50MB of free hard disk space for storing images (100MB recommended) VGA, Super VGA, or better display adapter and monitor Double-speed CD-ROM drive (quad-speed or faster recommended) for installing the printer software EPSON USB/Parallel Adapter cable...

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