EPSON ® EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 EPSON Stylus Photo EX EPSON Stylus Photo 700 IMPORTANT: To use the USB/Parallel Adapter with your Apple ™ iMac , you must download and install the iMac Update 1.0 from Apple at http://swupdates.info.apple.com.
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Contents Introduction Setting Up the Printer Getting Started on an iMac Connecting the Cable Installing the USB Printer Software Getting Started on a Windows 98 System Connecting the Cable Installing the USB Printer Software Setting Up Your System to Print Appendix A: Using Monitor3 Setting Up Monitor3 Monitoring Print Jobs with Monitor3...
Introduction The EPSON USB/Parallel Adapter allows you to use smart cable technology to connect your EPSON printer to your Apple iMac or ® Windows 98 computer. It supports the following printers: ® EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640...
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 it off and disconnect it from the computer. Then go to the section explaining how to connect the cable to your system.
For instructions on using the printer software, see the following: If you have an EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 or EPSON Stylus COLOR 640, locate the electronic EPSON Stylus COLOR 440/640 Driver Software Guide for Macintosh in the Manual directory on your USB Printer Software CD-ROM.
Connecting the Cable You can connect the USB/Parallel Adapter directly to a USB port on your iMac or to a USB hub connected to a port on the iMac. If you have any printing problems when the printer is connected via a USB hub, try connecting the printer directly to the USB port on the iMac instead.
To connect the adapter to one of the USB ports on the iMac keyboard, hold the adapter’s USB connector so the icon faces away from you and connect it to the USB port. available USB port optional USB hub USB/Parallel adapter If you’re using a USB hub, plug it into the USB port on the iMac keyboard, then connect the adapter to an available USB port on the hub.
Connect the adapter’s parallel connector to the parallel port on the back of the printer, then secure it with the wire clips. Now follow the instructions in the next section to install the printer driver software from the USB/Parallel Adapter CD-ROM. parallel connector...
You see a message that the computer can’t find the software it needs for your device. Click OK. Insert the EPSON USB Printer Software CD-ROM. Double-click the Installer icon for your printer, then click Continue. Click Install and follow the on-screen instructions to install the printer driver and utilities, and select a default paper size.
Check the MacOS Info Center on your iMac desktop for additional information on USB connections. If your EPSON printer came with other application software, see your printer documentation for instructions on installing it from the printer’s CD-ROM.
Parallel Adapter cable to your Windows 98 system and how to install the printer software. If you’re connecting to an EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 or EPSON Stylus COLOR 800 printer, you’ll also find instructions on how to set up your system to use Windows Print Manager.
Connecting the Cable You can connect the USB/Parallel Adapter directly to a USB port on your computer, or you can connect it to a USB hub connected to a port on your computer. If you have any printing problems when the printer is connected via a USB hub, try connecting your printer directly to the USB port on the computer instead.
USB ports USB/Parallel adapter optional USB hub...
Connect the adapter’s parallel connector to the parallel port on the back of the printer, then secure it with the wire clips. Now follow the instructions in the next section to install the printer driver software. parallel connector...
Installing the USB Printer Software If you’ve already installed printer driver software for your printer, you need to delete the old printer driver’s INF file before you install the USB printer driver. Begin with the instructions on the next page, “Deleting the INF file for the old printer driver”.
Deleting the INF file for the old printer driver Click Start, point to Programs, and select Windows Explorer. Open your Windows directory. If you see an Inf folder, go to step 5. Otherwise, continue with step 3. From the Windows Explorer View menu, select Folder Options. The Folder Options dialog box opens.
Open the Inf folder, then locate and select the INF file corresponding to your installed printer driver: EPSON Stylus Photo EX EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 EPSON Stylus COLOR 440 EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 EPSON Stylus Photo 700 EPSON Stylus COLOR 800...
INF file. Restart your computer. Then turn on the USB hub (if you’re using one) and your EPSON printer. You see the Add New Hardware Wizard screen. Insert the USB Printer Software CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive.
Select Specify a location, then click Browse to locate the USB printer software. The software is located in your printer’s folder on the CD-ROM.
Click Next. The Add New Hardware Wizard now displays EPSON USB Conversion Cable. Click Next. The installer copies the USB printer files to your system. 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.
If you’ve installed driver software for the EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 or EPSON Stylus COLOR 800, you need to set up your system to use Windows Print Manager. See “Setting Up Your System to Print” on page 29.
When you see a screen similar to the following, click Cancel to cancel printer driver installation. Note: 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 printer driver software installation whenever you see this screen.
USB conversion cable device name by a factor of one. For example, a second installed USB printer device would be listed as EPSON USB Conversion Cable (EPXUSB2:), and a third installation would be listed as...
22 of this guide. If you still have problems, contact your EPSON dealer or EPSON technical support, as described in your printer documentation. If you’ve installed USB printer driver software for the EPSON Stylus COLOR 600 or EPSON Stylus COLOR 800, continue with the procedure below.
Select Use Print Manager, then click OK to close the Queue Setup dialog box. Close the Spool Manager window.
Then select the USB Port. Under Background Printing, click On and close the Chooser. To increase the memory allocation, select EPSON Monitor3 in the Extensions folder in your System folder. Then choose Get Info from the File menu and set the Memory Requirements to 2000 or 3000, depending on your system’s available RAM.
Monitoring Print Jobs with Monitor3 While you’re printing, click the EPSON Monitor3 icon on the Application menu at the right end of the menu bar. You see the following dialog box: Job currently printing Jobs queued for printing Click to set priorities or...
Settings selected for the highlighted print Note: If you see a stop sign icon and the message “Print queue on hold” in the EPSON Monitor3 dialog box, select Start print queue from the Printer menu to release the queue and resume printing.
The Priority list becomes active. Click the arrow and select one of the following settings: Normal prints the job in the order it is received Urgent moves the job before any Normal priority jobs in the print queue Hold holds the job in the print queue until you’re ready to release it for printing by clicking the Print Time opens this dialog box so you can set a specific day and time for printing.
Appendix B: Specifications USB/Parallel Adapter Specifications USB connector: Parallel connector: Cable: Temperature: Operating humidity: Input voltage: Power consumption: During operation: Weight: USB series A; compliant with USB Specification Revision 1.0 IEEE-1284-B; Compatibility, Nibble, and ECP mode supported 2-meter, 5-conductor, insulated, shielded, USB compliant Operating: 32 to 158 °F...
Printer cable: Apple iMac Macintosh OS 8.1 with iMac Update 1.0 32MB RAM At least 50MB of free hard disk space for storing images (100MB or more recommended) 13-inch RGB display or better 24-speed CD-ROM drive EPSON USB/Parallel Adapter cable...
At least 50MB or 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 ® processor...