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Epson Stylus Color 480SXU Daily Use Manual

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Daily Use Guide
4013376-00
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    Daily Use Guide 4013376-00...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Printing with Windows ......10 Printer Software Introduction ......10 Making Changes to Printer Settings .

  • Page 3: Where To Find Information

    Where to Find Information Setup Guide This guide will help you set up and begin using your printer. It includes information on setting up your printer and installing the printer software. Daily Use guide This guide provides information on normal printer operation. It also contains troubleshooting tips.

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    CORPORATION. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this EPSON printer. EPSON is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other printers. Neither SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of...

  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Do not use a damaged or frayed power cord. Unplug the printer’s power cord from the electrical outlet when you do not use the printer for a long period of time. If you use an extension cord with the printer, make sure that the total ampere rating of the devices plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the cord’s ampere rating.

  • Page 6: A Few Precautions

    When using the printer Observe the following: Do not put your hand inside the printer or touch the ink cartridges during printing. Do not move the print head by hand; otherwise, you may damage the printer.

  • Page 7: When Choosing A Place For The Printer

    The printer will not operate properly if it is tilted or at an angle. Leave enough space in front of the printer for paper to be ejected smoothly. Avoid places subject to rapid changes in temperature and humidity.

  • Page 8: For United Kingdom Users

    For United Kingdom Users Use of options EPSON (UK) Limited shall not be liable against any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or consumable products other than those designated as Original EPSON Products or EPSON Approved Products by EPSON (UK) Limited.

  • Page 9: Warnings, Cautions, And Notes

    Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment. Notes contain important information and useful tips on the operation of your printer. Loading Special Paper, Envelopes, and Other Media Loading Special Paper and Other Media You can print on a wide variety of special media, including ink jet paper, photo quality glossy film, photo paper, transparencies, index cards, and adhesive sheets.

  • Page 10: Loading Envelopes

    When loading special media distributed by EPSON, read the instruction sheets packed with the media first and keep the following points in mind. For more details on using such media, see “Paper Handling” in the online Reference Guide. Make sure the printable side of the paper is facing up when loading media into the sheet feeder.

  • Page 11: Printing With Windows

    Do not use envelopes that are curled or folded. Flatten the envelope flaps before loading. Avoid using envelopes that are too thin; they may curl during printing. Select Plain Paper as the Media Type setting in the printer driver. Printing with Windows...

  • Page 12: Making Changes To Printer Settings

    From the Windows Start menu 1. Click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers. 2. For Windows Me and 98 uesrs, select your printer, then click Properties on the File menu. For Windows 2000, select your printer, then click Printing Preferences on the File menu. The printer driver opens.

  • Page 13: Replacing Ink Cartridges

    Follow the on-screen instructions to replace the cartridge. Note: If you need to replace an ink cartridge before it is empty, access the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility from the Utilities menu in your EPSON printer driver. Maintenance Checking the Print Head Nozzles...

  • Page 14: Cleaning The Print Head

    Right-click the printer-shaped icon on the Windows taskbar and click Nozzle Check on the shortcut menu that appears. Access the printer software and click the Utility tab, then click the Nozzle Check button. And follow the instructions. Cleaning the Print Head...

  • Page 15: Aligning The Print Head

    Right-click the printer-shaped icon on the Windows taskbar and click Head Cleaning on the shortcut menu that appears. Access the printer software and click the Utility tab, then click the Head Cleaning button. And follow the instructions. After opening the utility, follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting EPSON’s Technical Support Web Site provides help with problems that cannot be solved using the troubleshooting information in your printer documentation. If you encounter a problem, access the Technical Support Web Site in one of the following ways: From Status Monitor 3 Click Technical Support in the Status Monitor 3 dialog box.

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    If your drivers are correctly installed, EPSON USB Printer Devices should appear on the Device Manager menu. If EPSON USB Printer Devices does not appear on the Device Manager menu, click the plus (+) sign beside Other Devices to view the installed devices.

  • Page 18: Printer Does Not Work Correctly With The Usb Cable

    Use the USB cable (C83623 ) recommended in “System Requirements” in the online Reference Guide. If you use a USB hub, connect the printer to the first tier of the hub, or connect the printer directly to the computer’s USB port.

  • Page 19: Error Messages

    The following options and consumable products are available for your printer. Options EPSON supplies the following interface cable for your printer. However, you can use any interface cable that meets these specifications. See your computer manual for any additional requirements.

  • Page 20: Consumable Products

    Caution: Use only interface cables which meet the specifications listed above. Using other cables not covered by EPSON warranties may cause the printer to malfunction. Consumable products The following ink cartridges and EPSON special media are available for your printer.

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    EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper (Letter) EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper (Legal) EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards (A6) EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards (5 8”) EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards (8 10”) EPSON Photo Quality Self Adhesive Sheets (A4)

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    EPSON Photo Paper (200 EPSON Panoramic Photo Paper (210 EPSON Photo Paper Cards (A4) Photo Quality Glossy Film EPSON Photo Quality Glossy Film (A4) EPSON Photo Quality Glossy Film (Letter) EPSON Photo Quality Glossy Film (A6) EPSON Photo Stickers 16 (A6)

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    Printed in the Netherlands xx.xx-xx...

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