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Epson Stylus Color 1160 Start Here

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Set Up the Printer
Unpack Everything
R
emove all the tape and packing material from the printer.
See the unpacking sheet in the printer box for instructions.
Make sure you've got a parallel or USB cable to connect
your printer. See "System Requirements" in the
Printer Basics book.
D
on't place the printer in areas:
• with high temperature or humidity
• in direct sunlight or dusty conditions
• with poor ventilation
• near sources of heat or electromagnetic interference,
such as a cordless telephone base unit
Follow all the "Safety Instructions" listed in the Printer Basics book.
Put on the Paper Support
I
nsert the paper support into the slots on the back of the printer.
®
(Recommended connection; only for Windows
98, iMac
see "System Requirements" in the Printer Basics book for details)
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Make sure the printer and computer are turned off.
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Connect the
end of the USB cable to your printer's USB port.
Connect the
end of the cable to your computer's USB port or
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a first tier USB hub port.
If you're using a USB hub, connect the printer to the first tier of the hub
or the printer may malfunction. If the printer doesn't work there,
connect it directly to a USB port on your computer.
Connecting to a PC Parallel Port
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Make sure the printer and computer are turned off.
Connect the parallel cable to your printer's parallel port.
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Then secure it with the wire clips.
Connect the other end of the cable to your computer's
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built-in parallel port and secure it as necessary.
If your computer has multiple parallel ports, connect your printer
to the built-in port (LPT1). To use a different port, see Windows help.
Configure your computer to match your printer's maximum speed
by enabling ECP/DMA mode, if possible. See your computer documentation.
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With the printer and computer still turned off, plug the printer's power cord into a grounded electrical outlet.
Press the
power button to turn on the printer. The
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and
color ink out lights come on. The ink cartridge holders move left into loading position.
Don't use an outlet that is controlled by a wall switch or timer, or one on the
same circuit as a large appliance, to avoid damaging the printer's power supply.
Always use the
power button to turn the printer on or off. Never use an
external switch, such as a power strip switch.
paper support
ink cartridges
CD-ROM
Printer Basics
Media Pack
®
, and Power Macintosh
G3 or later systems;
power light flashes and the
black
EPSON Stylus
Follow these ink cartridge precautions:
Install both ink cartridges, and leave them installed for all types of printing, or the printer won't work.
Remove the yellow tape seal from the top of the ink cartridges or you'll permanently damage them.
Don't remove the clear seals on the bottom or ink will leak out.
Don't open an ink cartridge clamp to remove a cartridge except to replace it with a new one.
Once you remove a cartridge, you can't reuse it, even if it contains ink.
Never turn off the printer when the
or made any noise for more than 5 minutes.
Keep ink cartridges out of the reach of children.
If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water.
If ink gets in your eyes, flush them immediately with water.
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Lower the output tray
printer
and open the cover.
Unwrap the ink cartridges,
3
then remove only
the yellow part of the
tape seal on top.
Don't pull off the
blue part.
black ink
cartridge
5
Press the
cleaning button and close the printer cover.
Ink charging takes about two minutes, with the
Don't turn off the printer or interrupt charging or it will start over, using more ink than necessary.
It's finished when the
Put in Paper
Y
ou can load a stack of plain paper or special ink jet paper. See the Printer Basics book for special paper loading steps.
Pull out the output tray extensions. Slide the left
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edge guide so it's slightly wider than your paper.
COLOR 1160
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EPSON Stylus
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power light is flashing, unless the printer hasn't moved
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Insert both ink cartridges
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color ink
with the labels facing up
cartridge
as shown. Press down the
clamps until they lock into
place, but don't press
down on the ink
cartridges themselves.
power light flashing and the printer making noise until it's finished.
power light stops flashing.
Load paper against the right edge guide,
2
then slide the left edge guide against it.
Don't load
paper above
this arrow
Turn over
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Lift up the two ink cartridge clamps.
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  • Page 1: Start Here, Epson Stylus Color, Set Up The Printer, Install The Ink Cartridges

    It’s finished when the Put in Paper ou can load a stack of plain paper or special ink jet paper. See the Printer Basics book for special paper loading steps. Pull out the output tray extensions. Slide the left edge guide so it’s slightly wider than your paper.

  • Page 2: Windows 98 With Usb Connection

    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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