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    XP-300 User's Guide...

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    Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Windows................. 21 Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Mac OS X ............... 22 Epson Connect Solutions for Smartphones, Tablets, and More ............23 Using Epson Email Print ....................... 23 Using the Epson iPrint Mobile App ....................24 Using Google Cloud Print ......................

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    Copying ..............................41 Copying Documents or Photos......................41 Selecting Print Settings for Copies ....................42 Paper Type Settings - Copying ....................43 Paper Size Settings - Copying ....................44 Copying Options ........................44 Printing From a Computer ........................46 Printing with Windows ........................46 Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows ..................

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    Starting a Scan Using the Product Control Panel ................72 Changing Default Scan Button Settings ..................74 Starting a Scan Using the Epson Scan Icon .................. 74 Starting a Scan from a Scanning Program..................76 Selecting Epson Scan Settings ......................78 Scan Modes...........................

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    Checking Cartridge Status on the LCD Screen................125 Checking Cartridge Status with Windows ..................127 Checking Cartridge Status with Mac OS X .................. 130 Purchase Epson Ink Cartridges......................132 Ink Cartridge Part Numbers ......................132 Removing and Installing Ink Cartridges.................... 133 Replacing Ink Cartridges Using a Computer Utility................

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    Cleaning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility..............148 Print Head Alignment ........................150 Aligning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel ............151 Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility................. 153 Cleaning the Paper Path ........................154 Cleaning and Transporting Your Product .....................

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    Incorrect Colors ........................... 184 Solving Scanning Problems ......................185 Scanning Software Does Not Operate Correctly ................. 185 Cannot Start Epson Scan ......................186 Solving Scanned Image Quality Problems ..................187 Image Consists of a Few Dots Only..................... 187 Line of Dots Appears in All Scanned Images................188 Straight Lines in an Image Appear Crooked ................

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    FCC Compliance Statement......................206 Software Notices ..........................207 Trademarks ............................210 Copyright Notice..........................211 libTIFF Software Acknowledgment....................211 A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials........... 212 Default Delay Times for Power Management for Epson Products ..........212 Copyright Attribution ........................212...

  • Page 11: Xp-300 User's Guide

    XP-300 User's Guide Welcome to the XP-300 User's Guide.

  • Page 12: Product Basics, Setting Up The Control Panel, Control Panel Buttons And Lights

    Setting Up the Control Panel Product Parts Locations The Power Off Timer Epson Connect Solutions for Smartphones, Tablets, and More Setting Up the Control Panel See these sections to set up the control panel for use. Control Panel Buttons and Lights...

  • Page 13: Adjusting Control Panel Position, Changing Lcd Screen Language

    start button stop button Parent topic: Setting Up the Control Panel Adjusting Control Panel Position You can adjust the position of the control panel to make it easier to use. • To raise the control panel, lift it up from the bottom. •...

  • Page 14: Selecting Wireless Network Settings From The Control Panel

    CD. The installer program guides you through network setup. Note: Breakdown or repair of this product may cause loss of network data and settings. Epson is not responsible for backing up or recovering data and settings during or after the warranty period. We recommend that you make your own backup or print out your network data and settings.

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    3. Press the arrow buttons to select Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and press the OK button. 4. Press the arrow buttons to select the name of your wireless network and press the OK button. If you don't see your wireless network's name, you can enter it manually. Note: To enter the wireless network name manually, select Other SSIDs and press the OK button.

  • Page 16: Product Parts Locations

    • To switch between ABC (uppercase), abc (lowercase), or 123 (numbers and symbols), press the home button. • To delete characters, press the left arrow. • When you finish entering characters, press the OK button. 6. If you want to print a network setup report, press the start button.

  • Page 17: Product Parts - Top

    Product Parts - Top Sheet feeder Paper support Output tray Paper stopper Feeder guard Edge guide...

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    Document cover Scanner glass Control panel Release bar (beneath) Memory card slot Memory card access light Parent topic: Product Parts Locations...

  • Page 19: Product Parts - Inside

    Product Parts - Inside Scanner unit Ink cartridge holder in home position Parent topic: Product Parts Locations...

  • Page 20: Product Parts - Back, The Power Off Timer

    Product Parts - Back AC inlet USB port Parent topic: Product Parts Locations The Power Off Timer The product turns off automatically if it is not used for a period of time after it enters sleep mode. You can adjust the time period before power off, but increasing the time reduces the product's energy efficiency. Changing the Power Off Timer Setting From the Control Panel Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Windows Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Mac OS X...

  • Page 21: Changing The Power Off Timer Setting - Windows

    3. Press the left or right arrow buttons to select Printer Setup and press the OK button. 4. Press left or right arrow buttons to select Power Off Timer and press the OK button. You see this screen: 5. Press the up or down arrow buttons to select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use.

  • Page 22: Changing The Power Off Timer Setting - Mac Os X

    3. In the drop-down menu, select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use. 4. Click Send. 5. When you see the time you selected listed as the Current Printer Setting, click OK. Parent topic: The Power Off Timer Changing the Power Off Timer Setting - Mac OS X...

  • Page 23: Epson Connect Solutions For Smartphones, Tablets, And More, Using Epson Email Print

    Product Basics Using Epson Email Print With Epson Email Print, you can print from any device that can send email, such as your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Just activate your product's unique email address. When you want to print, attach a...

  • Page 24: Using The Epson Iprint Mobile App, Using Google Cloud Print

    You can also print from Chromebooks and the Google Chrome browser without drivers or cables. If you are setting up your product for the first time, set up your Epson product for wireless printing as described on the Start Here sheet.

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    1. Connect your device to the same wireless network that your Epson product is using. 2. Print a network status sheet. 3. Locate your product's IP address on the network status sheet. 4. Enter the IP address into the address bar of a web browser.

  • Page 26: Loading Paper, Loading Paper For Documents

    Loading Paper for Documents Loading Paper for Photos Loading Envelopes Paper Loading Capacity Available EPSON Papers Borderless Paper Type Compatibility Paper or Media Type Settings Loading Paper for Documents You can print documents on a variety of paper types and sizes.

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    3. Pull out the output tray and open the paper stopper on the end. Note: If you print on legal-size or longer paper, leave the paper stopper closed. 4. Slide the edge guide left.

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    5. Insert paper, glossy or printable side up and short edge first, against the right side. If you are inserting a stack of paper, fan the sheets first and tap the stack on a flat surface to even the edges. 6.

  • Page 29: Loading Paper For Photos

    • Load paper short edge first, no matter which way your document faces. • Load letterhead or pre-printed paper top edge first. • Do not load paper above the arrow mark inside the edge guide. • Check the paper package for any additional loading instructions. Parent topic: Loading Paper Related references...

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    3. Pull out the output tray and open the paper stopper on the end. 4. Slide the edge guide left.

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    5. Insert paper, glossy or printable side up and short edge first, against the right side. If you are inserting a stack of paper, fan the sheets first and tap the stack on a flat surface to even the edges. 6.

  • Page 32: Loading Envelopes

    • Load paper short edge first, no matter which way your photo faces. • Do not load paper above the arrow mark inside the edge guide. • Check the paper package for any additional loading instructions. Parent topic: Loading Paper Related references Paper Loading Capacity Loading Envelopes...

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    3. Pull out the output tray and open the paper stopper on the end. 4. Slide the edge guide left.

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    5. Load up to 10 envelopes against the right side. Load them printable side up and flap edge left. 6. Slide the edge guide against the envelopes, but not too tightly. 7. Flip the feeder guard back. Note: If you have trouble loading a stack of envelopes, press each envelope flat before loading it or load one envelope at a time.

  • Page 35: Paper Loading Capacity, Available Epson Papers

    ** For two-sided printing, load up to 30 sheets. Parent topic: Loading Paper Available EPSON Papers You can purchase genuine Epson ink and paper at Epson Supplies Central at www.epson.com/ink3 (U.S. sales) or www.epson.ca (Canadian sales). You can also purchase supplies from an Epson...

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    8 × 10 inches (203 × 254 mm) S041465 Letter (8.5 × 11 inches S042183 [216 × 279 mm]) S041667 Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper 4 × 6 inches (102 × 152 mm) S042181 Glossy S042174 5 × 7 inches (127 × 178 mm) S041945 8 ×...

  • Page 37: Borderless Paper Type Compatibility

    Epson Premium Presentation Letter (8.5 × 11 inches S041568 Paper Matte Double-sided [216 × 279 mm]) Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Letter (8.5 × 11 inches S041341 Paper Matte [216 × 279 mm]) Epson Brochure & Flyer Paper Letter (8.5 × 11 inches...

  • Page 38: Paper Or Media Type Settings

    Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Premium Photo Paper Semi-Gloss Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double- sided Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Brochure & Flyer Paper Matte Double-sided Envelopes Envelope Parent topic: Loading Paper...

  • Page 39: Placing Originals On The Product, Placing Originals On The Scanner Glass

    Placing Originals on the Product Follow the instructions here to place your original documents or photos on the product. Caution: Do not place anything on top of your product or use its cover as a writing surface to avoid damaging it. Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass You can place originals up to this size on the scanner glass: Letter (8.5 ×...

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    Note: You can place multiple originals on the scanner glass. Just make sure they are at least 0.8 inch (20 mm) away from each other. 3. Close the document cover gently to keep your original in place. Parent topic: Placing Originals on the Product Related topics Copying Scanning...

  • Page 41: Copying, Copying Documents Or Photos

    Copying Documents or Photos You can copy color or black-and-white documents or photos onto various sizes and types of paper, including Epson special papers. 1. Place your original document or photo on the product. 2. Load the paper you want to print on in the product.

  • Page 42: Selecting Print Settings For Copies

    • B&W: for black-and-white copies 7. To view the print settings for the copies, press the OK button. You see the current settings: 8. To change the print settings, press the down arrow button and select the necessary settings. 9. When you are ready to copy, press the start button.

  • Page 43: Paper Type Settings - Copying

    Parent topic: Copying Documents or Photos Paper Type Settings - Copying Select a Paper Type setting that matches the paper you loaded. Paper type loaded Paper Type setting Plain paper Plain Paper Epson Bright White Paper Epson Presentation Paper Matte...

  • Page 44: Paper Size Settings - Copying, Copying Options

    Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Photo Paper Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy Parent topic: Selecting Print Settings for Copies Paper Size Settings - Copying Select the Paper Size setting that matches the paper you loaded.

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    Copying option Available settings Description Reduce/Enlarge Actual Size Copies at 100% size, unless you select a different percentage as the Custom Size setting Auto Fit Automatically sizes the image to fit the selected paper size setting Custom Automatically sizes the image by the percentage you select as the Custom Size setting Custom Size 25% to 400%...

  • Page 46: Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows, Printing From A Computer, Printing With Windows

    Note: If you have an Internet connection, it is a good idea to check for updates to your product software on Epson's support website. If you see a Software Update screen, select Enable automatic checking and click OK. The update scans your system to see if you have the latest product software. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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    2. Select the print command in your application. Note: You may need to select a print icon on your screen, the Print option in the File menu, or another command. See your application's help utility for details. 3. If necessary, select your product name as the printer you want to use. Note: You may also need to select Properties or Preferences to view your print settings.

  • Page 48: Basic Print Options - Windows

    Note: If you are printing an envelope, select Landscape. 9. Select any of the available print options. Note: If you need to access the Epson product support website, click the Online Support button. Basic Print Options - Windows Parent topic:...

  • Page 49: Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows

    Fix Photo Improves the color, contrast, and sharpness of flawed photos. Note: Fix Photo uses a sophisticated face recognition technology to optimize photos that include faces. For this to work, both eyes and the nose must be visible in the subject's face. If your photo includes a face with an intentional color cast, such as a statue, you may want to turn off Fix Photo to retain the special color effects.

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    2. Select the Paper & Quality Options settings for your printout: • Select the type of paper you loaded. Note: Check the paper type settings list for details. • Select the print quality setting you want to use. Note: Check the print quality setting list for details. •...

  • Page 51: Advanced Print Quality Settings - Windows

    Note: You must select a compatible borderless paper type and size to print without borders. Check the borderless paper compatibility list for details. 3. Select Portrait or Landscape as the orientation of your document or photo. Note: If you are printing an envelope, select Landscape. 4.

  • Page 52: Advanced Print Options - Windows, Color Management Options - Windows

    Best Photo For photos and graphics with high print quality. Photo RPM For the best print quality, but the slowest print speed. Parent topic: Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows Advanced Print Options - Windows You can select any of the print options to customize your print. Some options may be unavailable, depending on other settings you have chosen.

  • Page 53: Selecting Print Layout Options - Windows

    Lets you turn off color management in your printer software using the Off (No Color Adjustment) option. You can then manage color using only your application software. Parent topic: Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows Selecting Print Layout Options - Windows You can select a variety of sizing and layout options for your document or photo on the Page Layout tab.

  • Page 54: Selecting A Printing Preset - Windows

    • To print multiple pages on one sheet of paper, or print one image on multiple sheets of paper, select the Multi-Page checkbox and select the options you want. • To print multiple copies and arrange their print order, select the Copies options. •...

  • Page 55: Printing Your Document Or Photo - Windows

    2. Place your cursor over a Printing Presets option to view its list of settings. 3. Use any of the available options on the screen to control your printing presets. 4. To choose an option for printing, select it. 5. Click OK. Parent topic: Printing with Windows Printing Your Document or Photo - Windows...

  • Page 56: Checking Print Status - Windows

    2. Click OK or Print to start printing. Checking Print Status - Windows Parent topic: Printing with Windows Checking Print Status - Windows During printing, you see this window showing the progress of your print job. It allows you to control printing and check ink cartridge status.

  • Page 57: Selecting Default Print Settings - Windows

    • To cancel printing, click Stop. • To see print jobs lined up for printing, click Print Queue. • To check ink status, click Check Ink Levels. Parent topic: Printing Your Document or Photo - Windows Selecting Default Print Settings - Windows When you change your print settings in a program, the changes apply only while you are printing in that program session.

  • Page 58: Changing The Language Of The Printer Software Screens

    3. Select the print settings you want to use as defaults in all your Windows programs. 4. Click OK. These settings are now the defaults selected for printing. You can still change them as needed for printing in any program session. Changing the Language of the Printer Software Screens Parent topic: Printing with Windows...

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    You see the printer settings window. 3. Click the Maintenance tab. You see the maintenance options: 4. Select the language you want to use as the Language setting. 5. Click OK to close the printer software window. The printer software screens appear in the language you selected the next time you access them. Parent topic: Selecting Default Print Settings - Windows...

  • Page 60: Changing Automatic Update Options, Printing With Mac Os X

    Changing Automatic Update Options Your printer software for Windows automatically checks for updates to the product software. You can change how often the software checks for updates or disable this feature. 1. Right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar. 2.

  • Page 61: Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac Os X

    Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X Selecting Page Setup Settings - Mac OS X Selecting Print Layout Options - Mac OS X Managing Color - Mac OS X Selecting Printing Preferences - Mac OS X Printing Your Document or Photo - Mac OS X Parent topic: Printing From a Computer Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X...

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    Note: The print window may look different, depending on the version of Mac OS X and the application you are using. 5. Select the Copies and Pages settings as necessary. Note: If you do not see these settings in the print window, check for them in your application before printing.

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    7. Select any application-specific settings that appear on the screen, such as those shown in the image above for the Preview application. 8. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. You see these settings:...

  • Page 64: Print Quality Settings - Mac Os X

    9. Select the type of paper you loaded as the Media Type setting. Note: The setting may not exactly match the name of your paper. Check the paper type settings list for details. 10. Select the Print Quality setting you want to use. 11.

  • Page 65: Print Options - Mac Os X, Selecting Page Setup Settings - Mac Os X

    Photo RPM For the best print quality, but the slowest print speed. Parent topic: Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X Print Options - Mac OS X You can select any of the print options to customize your print. Some options may be unavailable, depending on other settings you have chosen.

  • Page 66: Selecting Print Layout Options - Mac Os X

    1. Select the size of the paper you loaded as the Paper Size setting. If you are printing a borderless photo, select the Borderless checkbox or a paper size with a Borderless option. You can also select a custom setting to create a custom paper size. Note: You must select a compatible borderless paper type and size to print without borders.

  • Page 67: Managing Color - Mac Os X

    • To print multiple pages on one sheet of paper, select the number of pages in the Pages per Sheet pop-up menu. To arrange the print order of the pages, select a Layout Direction setting. • To print borders around each page on the sheet, select a line setting from the Border pop-up menu. •...

  • Page 68: Color Matching And Color Options - Mac Os X

    Color Matching and Color Options - Mac OS X You can select from these settings on the Color Matching and Color Options menus. Color Matching Settings EPSON Color Controls Lets you manage color using controls in your printer software, or turn off color management. ColorSync Prints using standard color profiles for your product and paper to help match image colors.

  • Page 69: Selecting Printing Preferences - Mac Os X, Printing Preferences - Mac Os X

    Parent topic: Managing Color - Mac OS X Selecting Printing Preferences - Mac OS X You can select printing preferences that apply to all the print jobs you send to your product. 1. In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. 2.

  • Page 70: Printing Your Document Or Photo - Mac Os X

    Quiet Mode Lessens noise during printing when you select Plain Paper/Bright White Paper as the paper Type or Media Type setting. Permit temporary black printing Allows you to print using black ink when a color ink cartridge is expended. High Speed Printing Speeds up printing, but may reduce print quality.

  • Page 71: Checking Print Status - Mac Os X, Cancelling Printing Using A Product Button

    Checking Print Status - Mac OS X During printing, you can view the progress of your print job, control printing, and check ink cartridge status. 1. Click the printer icon when it appears in the Dock. You see the print status window: 2.

  • Page 72: Scanning, Starting A Scan, Starting A Scan Using The Product Control Panel

    After placing your original documents or photos on your product for scanning, start scanning using one of these methods. Starting a Scan Using the Product Control Panel Starting a Scan Using the Epson Scan Icon Starting a Scan from a Scanning Program Parent topic:...

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    4. Press the arrow buttons to select a scan option and press the OK button. • To PC saves your scan file directly to your computer or as an image capture in Mac OS X 10.6/10.7. • To PC (PDF) saves your scan as a PDF file to your computer or as an image capture in Mac OS X 10.6/10.7.

  • Page 74: Changing Default Scan Button Settings, Starting A Scan Using The Epson Scan Icon

    Starting a Scan Using the Product Control Panel Starting a Scan Using the Epson Scan Icon You can start the Epson Scan program to select scan settings, scan, and save the scanned image to a file. • Windows: Double-click the EPSON Scan icon on your computer desktop.

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    You see an Epson Scan window like this: Parent topic: Starting a Scan Related tasks Scanning with Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8 Using Image Capture...

  • Page 76: Starting A Scan From A Scanning Program

    Selecting Epson Scan Settings Starting a Scan from a Scanning Program You can start Epson Scan from a scanning program to select scan settings, scan, and open the scanned image in the program. Note: With Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8, in addition to scanning with Image Capture, you can download and install Epson Scan scanning software.

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    Parent topic: Starting a Scan Related tasks Scanning with Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8 Using Image Capture Related topics Selecting Epson Scan Settings...

  • Page 78: Selecting Epson Scan Settings, Scan Modes, Selecting The Scan Mode

    You can manually customize all available settings, and preview and size your scanned image. Parent topic: Selecting Epson Scan Settings Related tasks Selecting the Scan Mode Selecting the Scan Mode Select the Epson Scan mode you want to use from the Mode box in the upper right corner of the Epson Scan window:...

  • Page 79: Scanning In Full Auto Mode

    Scanning in Full Auto Mode When you scan in Full Auto Mode, Epson Scan automatically saves your scanned file in JPEG format in your operating system's Pictures or My Pictures folder, or opens it in your scanning program. You can change the scanned file settings and select various image adjustment options before you scan, if necessary.

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    3. Click Scan. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder, where you can view and print the image, if desired.

  • Page 82: Available Image Adjustments - Full Auto Mode, Scanning In Home Mode

    Scanning in Full Auto Mode Scanning in Home Mode When you scan in Home Mode, Epson Scan automatically saves your scanned file in JPEG format in your operating system's Pictures or My Pictures folder, or opens it in your scanning program. You can select settings, preview, and change the scanned file settings as necessary.

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    2. Select the Document Type setting that matches your original, such as Photograph or Text/Line Art. 3. Select the Image Type setting that matches your original.

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    11. Change any of the necessary file save settings and click OK. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder, where you can view and print the image, if desired.

  • Page 85: Selecting A Scan Area - Home Mode

    Selecting a Scan Area - Home Mode You can select a specific area in your preview image to include in your scanned image. You can select the entire image area or a portion of it. You can even select multiple scan areas to create multiple scanned images of different areas (Normal Preview mode only).

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    • Normal preview: Click the Auto Locate icon to create a marquee (dotted line) on the preview image.

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    2. Do the following, as necessary, to work with the selected scan area: • If the marquee is correct, continue with the next step. • To move the marquee, click inside the scan area and drag the marquee where you want it. •...

  • Page 88: Available Image Adjustments - Home Mode

    Otherwise, only the area inside the currently selected marquee will be scanned. • To delete a marquee, click the marquee, then click the Delete Marquee icon. 3. Click inside the scan area and make any necessary settings in the Epson Scan window. Parent topic: Scanning in Home Mode Available Image Adjustments - Home Mode You can select these Image Adjustments options in Epson Scan Home Mode.

  • Page 89: Selecting A Scan Size - Home Mode

    1. Click the Preview button to preview your image. 2. In the Epson Scan window, select the size you want your scanned image to be from the Target Size list.

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    3. Do the following, as necessary, to work with the selected scan area: • To move the marquee, click inside the scan area and drag the marquee where you want it. • To resize the scan area, place your cursor over the edge or corner of the marquee, then click and drag the edge where you want it.

  • Page 91: Scanning In Office Mode

    Scanning in Home Mode Scanning in Office Mode When you scan in Office Mode, Epson Scan automatically saves your scanned file in JPEG format in your operating system's Pictures or My Pictures folder, or opens it in your scanning program. You can select settings, preview, and change the scanned file settings as necessary.

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    2. Select the Image Type setting that matches your original. 3. Select the Document Source setting indicating where you placed your original. 4. Select the Size and Orientation settings that match your original. 5. Select the Resolution setting you want to use for your scan. 6.

  • Page 93: Selecting A Scan Area - Office Mode

    10. Change any of the necessary file save settings and click OK. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder, where you can view and print the image, if desired.

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    1. In the Preview window, click the Auto Locate icon to create a marquee (dotted line) on the preview image. 2. Do the following, as necessary, to work with the selected scan area: • If the marquee is correct, continue with the next step. •...

  • Page 95: Available Image Adjustments - Office Mode

    Otherwise, only the area inside the currently selected marquee will be scanned. • To delete a marquee, click the marquee, then click the Delete Marquee icon. 3. Click inside each scan area and make any necessary settings in the Epson Scan window. Parent topic: Scanning in Office Mode Available Image Adjustments - Office Mode You can select these Image Adjustments options in Epson Scan Office Mode.

  • Page 96: Scanning In Professional Mode

    Scanning in Office Mode Scanning in Professional Mode When you scan in Professional Mode, Epson Scan automatically saves your scanned file in JPEG format in your operating system's Pictures or My Pictures folder, or opens it in your scanning program.

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    12. Change any of the necessary file save settings and click OK. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder, where you can view and print the image, if desired.

  • Page 99: Available Image Types - Professional Mode, Selecting A Scan Area - Professional Mode

    Available Image Types - Professional Mode You can select these Image Type options in Epson Scan Professional Mode. 24-bit Color Select this setting for color photos. Color Smoothing Select this setting for color graphic images, such as charts or graphs.

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    • Thumbnail preview: Your scan area is selected automatically, but you can change it. Place your cursor in one corner of the desired scan area, then click and drag the cursor to the opposite corner to create a marquee (dotted line) on the preview image.

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    2. Do the following, as necessary, to work with the selected scan area: • If the marquee is correct, continue with the next step. • To move the marquee, click inside the scan area and drag the marquee where you want it. •...

  • Page 102: Available Image Adjustments - Professional Mode

    Note: If you draw multiple marquees, make sure you select the All button in the Preview window before you scan. Otherwise, only the area inside the currently selected marquee will be scanned. 3. Click inside the scan area and make any necessary settings in the Epson Scan window. Parent topic:...

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    Descreening Removes the ripple pattern that might appear in subtly shaded image areas, such as skin tones. This option improves results when scanning magazines or newspapers. (The results of descreening do not appear in the preview image, only in your scanned image.) Color Restoration Restores the colors in faded photos automatically.

  • Page 104: Selecting A Scan Size - Professional Mode

    1. Click the Preview button to preview your image. 2. In the Epson Scan window, select the size you want your scanned image to be from the Target Size list.

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    3. Do the following, as necessary, to work with the selected scan area: • To move the marquee, click inside the scan area and drag the marquee where you want it. • To resize the scan area, place your cursor over the edge or corner of the marquee, then click and drag the edge where you want it.

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    4. To create a scanned image size that is not available in the Target Size list, click the Customize option. 5. Name the custom size, enter the size, click Save, and click OK. Then create a scan area on the preview image.

  • Page 107: Image Preview Guidelines, Scan Resolution Guidelines

    • You will enlarge the image as you scan it. If you will enlarge the image using Epson Scan's Target Size setting (Home and Professional modes only), you do not need to increase the Resolution setting.

  • Page 108: Selecting Scan File Settings

    Epson Scan behaves when you scan and save files. The File Save Settings window may appear after you click Scan on the Epson Scan window. You may also be able to access the window by clicking the...

  • Page 109: Available Scanned File Types And Optional Settings

    7. Click OK. Available Scanned File Types and Optional Settings Parent topic: Selecting Epson Scan Settings Available Scanned File Types and Optional Settings You can select from a variety scanned file types and optional settings on the File Save Settings window in Epson Scan.

  • Page 110: Scanning With Mac Os X 10.6/10.7/10.8 Using Image Capture

    PRINT Image Matching II (*.jpg or *.tif) File formats that include Epson PRINT Image Matching II data for enhanced quality and a wider color range (does not affect the way the image displays on the screen). TIFF (*.tif) A file format created for exchanging data between many programs, such as graphic and DTP software.

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    4. Select the Scan Mode setting indicating where you placed your original (if available). Select any other scan settings as necessary.

  • Page 112: Available Scan Settings - Mac Os X Image Capture, Scanning Special Projects

    Scanning to a PDF File Restoring Photo Colors as You Scan Parent topic: Scanning Scanning to a PDF File Using Epson Scan, you can scan a multi-page document and save it in one PDF (Portable Document Format) file on your computer.

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    1. Place your original on your product for scanning. 2. Start Epson Scan. 3. Select the scan mode you want to use. 4. Select the scan settings for your scan. 5. Preview your image. 6. When you finish selecting all your settings, click Scan.

  • Page 114

    11. Click Close to exit the Epson Scan window, if necessary. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the PDF file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows...

  • Page 115: Restoring Photo Colors As You Scan

    9. Click Close to exit the Epson Scan window, if necessary. Epson Scan scans your original, and saves the color-restored file in the selected folder or opens it in your scanning program. If the file was saved directly to your computer, you see the file in the Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder, where you can view and print the image, if desired.

  • Page 116

    Related tasks Selecting the Scan Mode Related topics Starting a Scan Selecting Epson Scan Settings...

  • Page 117: Using Memory Cards With Your Product, Inserting A Memory Card

    Using Memory Cards With Your Product Follow the instructions here to work with a memory card inserted into your product. Inserting a Memory Card Printing from a Memory Card Transferring Photos on a Memory Card Inserting a Memory Card Insert only one memory card at a time into a memory card slot on your product. 1.

  • Page 118: Memory Card Types

    Caution: Do not remove a memory card or turn off your product while the memory card access light is flashing or you may lose data from the memory card. Memory Card Types Memory Card File Specifications Removing a Memory Card Parent topic: Using Memory Cards With Your Product Related references...

  • Page 119: Memory Card File Specifications, Removing A Memory Card

    • microSDXC* • microSDHC* • microSD* Parent topic: Inserting a Memory Card Memory Card File Specifications You can insert memory cards in your product containing files that meet these specifications. File format JPEG with the Exif version 2.3 standard Image size 80 ×...

  • Page 120: Printing From A Memory Card, Viewing And Printing Photos, Viewing And Printing Individual Photos

    Memory card access light 2. If your product is connected to your computer using a USB cable, do one of the following: • Windows: Open the My Computer, Computer, or Windows Explorer utility. Then right-click the name of your memory card (listed as a removable disk) and select Eject. •...

  • Page 121

    3. Press the arrow buttons to scroll through your photos to display one that you want to view or print. 4. Press the arrow buttons to select one or more copies of the photo (up to 99). 5. To view additional photos and select others for printing, press the arrow buttons and repeat the selections above.

  • Page 122: Selecting Print Settings For Photos Displayed On The Lcd Screen

    8. When you are ready to print, press the start button. Note: To cancel printing, press the stop button. Parent topic: Viewing and Printing Photos Related tasks Selecting Print Settings for Photos Displayed on the LCD Screen Selecting Print Settings for Photos Displayed on the LCD Screen You can change the settings used for printing photos displayed on the LCD screen.

  • Page 123: Print Setting Options - Photo Mode, Transferring Photos On A Memory Card

    Print Setting Options - Photo Mode Select these print settings options when printing photos displayed on the LCD screen. Print settings Available Options Description Paper Size Various paper sizes Indicates the size of paper you have loaded; see the list of paper types for copying Paper Type Various paper types Indicates the type of paper you have loaded;...

  • Page 124: Transferring Photos From A Memory Card To Your Computer

    Related tasks Removing a Memory Card Transferring Photos from a Memory Card to Your Computer You can transfer photos to and from a memory card inserted into your product's memory card slots and a computer connected to your product. Note: Do not transfer photos to and from a memory card while you are printing from the memory card. 1.

  • Page 125: Replacing Ink Cartridges, Check Cartridge Status, Checking Cartridge Status On The Lcd Screen

    Note: Please dispose of your used Epson branded ink cartridges responsibly and in accordance with local requirements. If you would like to return your used ink cartridges to Epson for proper disposal, please go to www.epson.com/recycle...

  • Page 126

    2. Press the OK button. You see this screen: Note: The display is different depending on which ink cartridges are low or expended, if any. Displayed ink levels are approximate. 3. Do one of the following: • If you are finished, select Back and press the OK button.

  • Page 127: Checking Cartridge Status With Windows

    • If you want to replace an ink cartridge now, select Replace now and press the OK button. When you finish replacing cartridges, press the OK button again. Note: Depending on the color of the expended cartridge and how you are printing, you may be able to continue printing temporarily.

  • Page 128

    Note: If any of the cartridges installed in the product is broken, incompatible with the product model, or improperly installed, Epson Status Monitor will not display an accurate cartridge status. 3. To disable the low ink reminder, right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar and select Monitoring Preferences.

  • Page 129

    4. Deselect the See Low Ink Reminder alerts checkbox at the bottom of the screen. 5. To disable promotional offers, deselect the Display Epson Offers checkbox. Parent topic: Check Cartridge Status Related tasks Removing and Installing Ink Cartridges...

  • Page 130: Checking Cartridge Status With Mac Os X

    Open Printer Utility. • Mac OS X 10.5: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax, select your product, and select Open Print Queue. Select Utility. 2. Select EPSON Status Monitor. You see this window:...

  • Page 131

    Note: Depending on the color of the expended cartridge and how you are printing, you may be able to continue printing temporarily. Note: If any of the cartridges installed in the product is broken, incompatible with the product model, or improperly installed, Epson Status Monitor will not display an accurate cartridge status. Parent topic: Check Cartridge Status...

  • Page 132: Purchase Epson Ink Cartridges, Ink Cartridge Part Numbers

    To find the nearest one, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Note: We recommend that you use genuine Epson cartridges and do not refill them. The use of other products may affect your print quality and could result in printer damage.

  • Page 133: Removing And Installing Ink Cartridges

    Removing and Installing Ink Cartridges Make sure you have your replacement cartridges handy before you begin. You must install new cartridges immediately after removing the old ones. Caution: Leave your old cartridges in the printer until you are ready to replace them to prevent the print head nozzles from drying out.

  • Page 134

    2. Lift up the scanner unit. Caution: Do not move the print head by hand; otherwise, you may damage your product. Do not touch the flat white cable inside the printer. 3. Squeeze the tab on the cartridge and lift the cartridge straight up to remove it. Note: Dispose of used cartridges carefully.

  • Page 135

    4. Before opening the new cartridge package, shake it gently four or five times. Caution: Do not shake the cartridges after opening the packages, or ink may leak. 5. Remove the cartridge from the package. Caution: Do not touch the green chip on the cartridge. Install the new cartridge immediately after removing the old one;...

  • Page 136

    Caution: Do not remove any other labels or seals, or ink will leak. 7. Insert the new cartridge into the holder and push it down until it clicks into place. 8. Press the OK button. 9. Lower the scanner unit. The print head moves to its home position and the printer starts charging the ink.

  • Page 137: Replacing Ink Cartridges Using A Computer Utility

    Parent topic: Replacing Ink Cartridges Related concepts Purchase Epson Ink Cartridges Replacing Ink Cartridges Using a Computer Utility You can use the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility to view on-screen instructions for replacing an ink cartridge. This method allows you to replace a cartridge before it is low or expended (if it is too old, for example).

  • Page 138: Printing With Black Ink And Expended Color Cartridges

    Parent topic: Replacing Ink Cartridges Related concepts Purchase Epson Ink Cartridges Printing With Black Ink and Expended Color Cartridges When a color ink cartridge is expended, you can temporarily continue printing from your computer using black ink. Replace the expended color cartridge as soon as possible for future printing.

  • Page 139: Printing With Expended Color Cartridges - Windows

    Note: To use this feature, Epson Status Monitor must be enabled. 1. Click Stop or Cancel Print to cancel your print job.

  • Page 140: Conserving Low Black Ink With Windows

    1. Click the printer icon in the Dock. 2. If you see a message telling you that you can temporarily print with only black ink, click the Delete icon to cancel your print job. Note: If the message screen appears on another computer on a network, you may need to cancel the print job using the product control panel.

  • Page 141

    Note: The window appears only when you have selected Plain Paper/Bright White Paper as the paper type setting, and depends on other selected print settings. To use this feature, Epson Status Monitor must be enabled. • Click Yes to use a mixture of color inks to create black, or No to continue using the remaining black ink for the document you are printing.

  • Page 142: Adjusting Print Quality, Print Head Maintenance, Print Head Nozzle Check

    Adjusting Print Quality If your print quality declines, you may need to run a utility to clean or align the print head. If running these utilities does not solve the problem, you may need to replace the ink cartridges. Print Head Maintenance Print Head Alignment Cleaning the Paper Path Print Head Maintenance...

  • Page 143

    3. Press the arrow buttons to select Setup and press the OK button. 4. Press the arrow buttons to select Maintenance and press the OK button. You see this screen: 5. Press the OK button. 6. Press the start button. After the nozzle pattern prints, you see this screen:...

  • Page 144: Checking The Nozzles Using A Computer Utility

    7. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines. Print head is clean Print head needs cleaning 8. Do one of the following: • If there are no gaps, select No and press the OK button. Press the stop button to exit.

  • Page 145

    2. Do one of the following: • Windows: Right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar. • Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, select your product, and select Options & Supplies. Select Utility and select Open Printer Utility.

  • Page 146: Print Head Cleaning

    Print head needs cleaning 6. If there are no gaps, click Finish. If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, clean the print head. Parent topic: Print Head Nozzle Check Related concepts Print Head Cleaning Print Head Cleaning If print quality has declined and the nozzle check pattern indicates clogged nozzles, you can clean the print head.

  • Page 147: Cleaning The Print Head Using The Product Control Panel

    Related topics Replacing Ink Cartridges Cleaning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel You can clean the print head using the control panel on your product. 1. Make sure no product lights are indicating errors. 2. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product. 3.

  • Page 148: Cleaning The Print Head Using A Computer Utility

    7. Select Nozzle Check and press the OK button to run a nozzle check to confirm that the print head is clean. If you don’t see any improvement after cleaning the print head up to 4 times, turn off the product and wait at least 6 hours.

  • Page 149

    3. Select Head Cleaning. You see a window like this: 4. Click Start to begin the cleaning cycle. power light flashes throughout the cleaning cycle and stays on when the cleaning cycle is finished. Caution: Never turn off the product during a cleaning cycle or you may damage it. 5.

  • Page 150: Print Head Alignment

    Print head needs cleaning • If there are no gaps, click Finish. • If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, click Clean to clean the print head again. If you don’t see any improvement after cleaning the print head up to 4 times, turn off the product and wait at least 6 hours.

  • Page 151: Aligning The Print Head Using The Product Control Panel

    Aligning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility Parent topic: Adjusting Print Quality Related concepts Print Head Cleaning Aligning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel You can align the print head using the control panel on your product. 1.

  • Page 152

    6. Press the start button to print an alignment sheet. Note: Do not cancel printing while you are printing a head alignment pattern. You see this screen: 7. Press the OK button. You see this screen:...

  • Page 153: Aligning The Print Head Using A Computer Utility

    8. Check the printed pattern and press the arrow buttons to choose the number representing the best printed pattern for each set. Press the OK button after each selection. Parent topic: Print Head Alignment Aligning the Print Head Using a Computer Utility You can align the print head using a utility on your Windows computer or Mac.

  • Page 154: Cleaning The Paper Path

    5. Check the printed pattern and follow the instructions on the screen to choose the number representing the best printed pattern for each set. • After choosing each pattern number, click Next. • If no patterns are aligned in one or more of the sets, choose the closest one in each set and click Realignment.

  • Page 155

    2. Use the product control panel to make a copy, but without placing a document on the scanner glass. 3. Check the back of the ejected paper to see if it is clean. 4. Repeat as necessary until the paper comes out clean. Parent topic: Adjusting Print Quality Related topics...

  • Page 156: Cleaning And Transporting Your Product, Cleaning Your Product, Transporting Your Product

    Cleaning and Transporting Your Product See these sections if you need to clean or transport your product. Cleaning Your Product Transporting Your Product Cleaning Your Product To keep your product working at its best, you should clean it several times a year. Close the output tray and paper support when you are not using the product to protect it from dust.

  • Page 157

    • Leave the ink cartridges installed. Removing the cartridges can dry out the print head and may prevent the product from printing. • Do not carry the product by its control panel; this may damage the product. 1. Turn off the product. 2.

  • Page 158

    9. Lower the control panel by squeezing the release bar and gently pushing the panel down. Caution: Do not lower the control panel without first squeezing the release bar or you may damage your product. 10. Place the product in its original packing materials, if possible, or use equivalent materials with cushioning around the product.

  • Page 159: Solving Problems, Checking For Software Updates

    • Right-clicking the product icon in the Windows taskbar • On the Maintenance tab in the printer settings window • On the Start screen (Windows 8) or in the EPSON program group under your product name (other Windows versions) Parent topic:...

  • Page 160: Product Status Messages

    An ink pad needs service. The ink pad is at the end of its service life. Turn off the product and contact Epson for support. (W-13) An ink pad is nearing the end of its service life. Contact Epson for support. (To continue printing, press the start button.) (E-02) A fatal scanner error has occurred.

  • Page 161: Running A Product Check

    Related concepts Check Cartridge Status Related references Paper Jam Problems Where to Get Help Related topics Replacing Ink Cartridges Printing With Black Ink and Expended Color Cartridges Loading Paper Running a Product Check Running a product check helps you determine if your product is operating properly. 1.

  • Page 162

    • If the page prints but the nozzle check pattern has gaps, clean or align the print head. • If the page does not print, the product may have a problem. Check the other solutions in this manual. If they do not work, contact Epson. Parent topic:...

  • Page 163: Resetting Control Panel Defaults

    Resetting Control Panel Defaults If you have a problem with settings on the product control panel, you can reset them to their factory defaults. You can choose which settings to reset or reset them all. 1. Press the home button, if necessary. 2.

  • Page 164: Solving Setup Problems, Noise After Ink Installation

    • If the product's print head stops moving or making noise, and the charging process has not finished after approximately 5 minutes, turn off your product. Turn it back on and check to see if charging is still in progress. If it is still in progress, contact Epson for help. Parent topic:...

  • Page 165: Software Installation Problems, Control Panel Setup Problems, Solving Network Problems

    Software Installation Problems If you have problems while installing your product software, try these solutions: • Make sure your product is turned on and any necessary cables are securely connected at both ends. If you still have problems installing software, disconnect the cable and carefully follow the instructions on the Start Here sheet.

  • Page 166: Product Cannot Connect To A Wireless Router Or Access Point

    Note: Breakdown or repair of this product may cause loss of network data and settings. Epson is not responsible for backing up or recovering data and settings during or after the warranty period. We recommend that you make your own backup or print out your network data and settings.

  • Page 167: Network Software Cannot Find Product On A Network

    Selecting Wireless Network Settings From the Control Panel Network Software Cannot Find Product on a Network If EpsonNet Setup cannot find your product on a network, try these solutions: • Make sure your product is turned on and connected to your network. Verify connection using your product control panel.

  • Page 168: Cannot Scan Over A Network

    • If network communication was interrupted while starting Epson Scan, exit Epson Scan, wait a few seconds, and restart it. If Epson Scan cannot restart, turn off your product, turn it back on, and try restarting Epson Scan again.

  • Page 169: Printing A Network Status Sheet

    ABBYY FineReader. To download Epson Scan, visit Epson's driver download site (U.S. downloads Canadian downloads). Parent topic: Solving Network Problems Related topics Scanning Printing a Network Status Sheet You can print a network status sheet to help you determine the causes of any problems you may have using your product on a network.

  • Page 170: Solving Copying Problems, Product Makes Noise, But Nothing Copies

    5. Press the start button to print the network status sheet. (Press the stop button if you want to cancel the operation.) Examine the settings shown on the network status sheet to diagnose any problems you have. Parent topic: Solving Network Problems Solving Copying Problems Check these solutions if you have problems copying with your product.

  • Page 171: Product Makes Noise When It Sits For A While, Solving Paper Problems, Paper Feeding Problems

    Related concepts Print Head Nozzle Check Print Head Cleaning Product Makes Noise When It Sits for a While Your product is performing routine maintenance. This is normal. Parent topic: Solving Copying Problems Solving Paper Problems Check these sections if you have problems using paper with your product. Paper Feeding Problems Paper Jam Problems Paper Ejection Problems...

  • Page 172: Paper Jam Problems

    Related references Paper Jam Problems Paper Loading Capacity Related topics Loading Paper Paper Jam Problems If you have problems with paper jams, try these solutions: 1. Cancel the print job from your computer, if necessary. 2. Gently pull out any jammed paper from the output tray and sheet feeder. 3.

  • Page 173: Paper Ejection Problems, Solving Problems Printing From A Computer

    7. Carefully follow all paper loading instructions when you load new paper. Parent topic: Solving Paper Problems Related references Paper or Media Type Settings Related tasks Cancelling Printing Using a Product Button Related topics Loading Paper Paper Ejection Problems If you have problems with paper ejecting properly, try these solutions: •...

  • Page 174: Nothing Prints

    Nothing Prints If you have sent a print job and nothing prints, try these solutions: • Make sure your product is turned on. • Make sure any interface cables are connected securely at both ends. • If you connected your product to a USB hub, make sure it is a first-tier hub. If it still does not print, connect your product directly to your computer instead of the hub.

  • Page 175: Product Icon Does Not Appear In Windows Taskbar, Error After Cartridge Replacement

    Product Icon Does Not Appear in Windows Taskbar If you do not see your product icon in the Windows taskbar, first try restarting your computer. If that does not work, try this solution: 1. Do one of the following: • Windows 8: Navigate to the Start screen, right-click the screen and select All apps. Select Control Panel >...

  • Page 176: Printing Is Slow

    Related topics Replacing Ink Cartridges Printing is Slow If printing becomes slow, try these solutions: • Make sure your system meets the requirements for your operating system. If you are printing a high- resolution image, you may need more than the minimum requirements. If necessary, increase your system's memory.

  • Page 177: Solving Page Layout And Content Problems, Inverted Image, Too Many Copies Print

    • Turn off the Mirror Image, Flip horizontally, or Reverse page orientation settings in your printer software. (This option has different names, depending on your operating system version.) Note: Leave these options turned on when you print on Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer paper, if available for your product.

  • Page 178: Blank Pages Print, Incorrect Margins On Printout

    Related tasks Selecting Print Layout Options - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X Blank Pages Print If blank pages print unexpectedly, try these solutions: • Make sure you selected the correct paper size settings in your printing program and printer software. •...

  • Page 179: Border Appears On Borderless Prints, Incorrect Characters Print

    Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X Related topics Loading Paper Border Appears on Borderless Prints If you see a border on borderless prints, try these solutions: • Make sure you are printing on a compatible borderless paper type and size. Note: Do not select a custom paper size for borderless prints.

  • Page 180: Incorrect Image Size Or Position

    select See what's printing, and select your product name again, if necessary. Right-click the stalled print job, click Cancel, and click Yes. • Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers. Right-click your product name, select See what's printing, and select your product name again, if necessary. Right-click the stalled print job, click Cancel, and click Yes.

  • Page 181: Slanted Printout, Solving Print Quality Problems, White Or Dark Lines In Printout

    Slanted Printout If your printouts are slanted, try these solutions: • Select a higher print quality setting in your printer software. • Align the print head. • Make sure the product is not printing while tilted or at an angle. Parent topic: Solving Page Layout and Content Problems Related tasks...

  • Page 182: Blurry Or Smeared Printout

    • Make sure your paper meets the specifications for your product. • Use Epson papers to ensure proper saturation and absorption of genuine Epson inks. • Make sure the paper type setting in your product software matches the type of paper you loaded.

  • Page 183: Faint Printout Or Printout Has Gaps

    Solving Print Quality Problems Related concepts Print Head Cleaning Print Head Alignment Related references Available EPSON Papers Paper Specifications Related tasks Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows Selecting Advanced Print Settings - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X...

  • Page 184: Grainy Printout, Incorrect Colors

    Related tasks Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X Cleaning the Paper Path Related topics Replacing Ink Cartridges Loading Paper Grainy Printout If your printouts are grainy, try these solutions: • Make sure you loaded the printable side of the paper correctly for your product. •...

  • Page 185: Solving Scanning Problems, Scanning Software Does Not Operate Correctly

    • Your printed colors can never exactly match your on-screen colors. However, you can use a color management system to get as close as possible. Try using the color management options in your printer software. • For best results, use genuine Epson ink and paper. Parent topic: Solving Print Quality Problems...

  • Page 186: Cannot Start Epson Scan

    Mac OS X: Open the Applications folder, click Epson Software, and click EPSON Scan Settings. Make sure the correct Connection setting is selected, then click the Test button. • Make sure you do not have multiple versions of Epson Scan installed. If you do, uninstall both versions and install one version.

  • Page 187: Solving Scanned Image Quality Problems, Image Consists Of A Few Dots Only

    If your scanned image consists only of a few dots, try these solutions: • Make sure you placed your original for scanning facing the correct way. • If you are scanning using the Epson Scan Black & White setting, adjust the Threshold setting and scan again.

  • Page 188: Line Of Dots Appears In All Scanned Images, Straight Lines In An Image Appear Crooked

    • Your product will not operate properly while tilted at an angle. Place it on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the base of the product in all directions. • Adjust these Epson Scan settings (if available) and try scanning again: • Select the Unsharp Mask setting.

  • Page 189: Image Colors Are Patchy At The Edges, Image Is Too Dark

    You may see a ripple pattern (called a moiré) in scanned images of printed documents. This is caused by interference from differing pitches in the scanner's screen and your original's halftone screen. To reduce this effect, adjust these Epson Scan settings (if available) and try scanning again: • Select the Descreening setting.

  • Page 190: Image Is Scanned Upside-down, Scanned Image Colors Do Not Match Original Colors

    Scan Area is Not Adjustable in Thumbnail Preview If you cannot adjust the scan area while viewing a Thumbnail preview in Epson Scan, try these solutions: • Create a scan area by drawing a marquee on your preview image and adjusting it as necessary.

  • Page 191: Scanned Image Edges Are Cropped, Solving Memory Card Problems

    Related concepts Image Preview Guidelines Related tasks Selecting a Scan Area - Home Mode Selecting a Scan Area - Office Mode Selecting a Scan Area - Professional Mode Scanned Image Edges are Cropped If the edges of a scanned image are cropped, make sure your original is placed correctly for scanning. If necessary, move your original away from the edges of the scanner glass slightly.

  • Page 192: Cannot View Or Print Photos From A Memory Card

    Cannot View or Print Photos from a Memory Card If you cannot view or print photos from a memory card inserted in your product, try these solutions: • Make sure you have inserted only one memory card at a time. •...

  • Page 193: When To Uninstall Your Product Software, Uninstalling Product Software - Windows

    In the next window, select your product and click OK. Then follow any on-screen instructions. 4. Do one of the following to uninstall Epson Event Manager, then follow any on-screen instructions: • Windows 8: Select Epson Event Manager and click Uninstall.

  • Page 194: Uninstalling Product Software - Mac Os X

    • Windows XP: Select EPSON Scan and click Change/Remove. 6. Restart your computer, then see the Start Here sheet to re-install your software. Note: If you find that re-installing your product software does not solve a problem, contact Epson. Parent topic:...

  • Page 195: Where To Get Help

    – (remove) icon to remove it. Parent topic: When to Uninstall Your Product Software Where to Get Help If you need to contact Epson for technical support services, use the following support options. Internet Support Visit Epson's support website at www.epson.com/support (U.S.) or...

  • Page 196: Technical Specifications, Windows System Requirements

    Technical Specifications These sections list the technical specifications for your product. Note: Epson offers a recycling program for end of life products. Please go to www.epson.com/recycle information on how to return your products for proper disposal. Windows System Requirements Mac System Requirements...

  • Page 197: Mac System Requirements, Printing Specifications, Scanning Specifications

    • Mac OS X 10.5.8 • Mac OS X 10.6.x • Mac OS X 10.7.x • Mac OS X 10.8.x Note: Visit Epson's support website at www.epson.com/support (U.S.) or www.epson.ca/support (Canada) for the latest in compatibility and drivers for your product.

  • Page 198: Paper Specifications

    Note: Since the quality of any particular brand or type of paper may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot guarantee the quality of any non-EPSON brand or type of paper. Always test a sample of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.

  • Page 199: Printable Area Specifications

    Envelopes Size No. 10 (4.1 × 9.5 inches [105 × 241 mm]) Paper types Plain paper Weight 20 lb (75 g/m ) to 24 lb (90 g/m Parent topic: Technical Specifications Printable Area Specifications Note: When printing borderless, quality may decline in the expanded printable area. Single sheets Top: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum Left: 0.12 inch (3 mm) minimum...

  • Page 200: Ink Cartridge Specifications

    Technical Specifications Ink Cartridge Specifications Note: We recommend that you use genuine Epson cartridges and do not refill them. The use of other products may affect your print quality and could result in printer damage. The cartridges included with the printer are designed for printer set up and not for resale. After some ink is used for priming, the rest is available for printing.

  • Page 201: Memory Card Specifications

    Cartridge life Opened package: 6 months Unopened package: do not use if the date on the package has expired Temperature Storage: –4 to 104 ºF (–20 to 40 ºC) 1 month at 104 ºF (40 ºC) Ink freezes at 10.4 ºF (–12 ºC) Ink thaws and is usable after 3 hours at 77 ºF (25 ºC) Note: For best printing results, use up a cartridge within 6 months of opening the package.

  • Page 202: Dimension Specifications

    Compatible types SDHC SDXC miniSD* miniSDHC* miniSDXC* MicroSD* MicroSDHC* MicroSDXC* MultiMedia Card MMCplus MMCmobile* MMCmicro* Memory Stick Duo* Memory Stick PRO Duo* Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo* Memory Stick Micro* Magic Gate Memory Stick Duo* Media format DCF DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) version 1.0 or 2.0 compliant Voltage requirements 33 V...

  • Page 203: Electrical Specifications, Environmental Specifications

    Width Stored: 15.4 inches (390 mm) Printing: 15.4 inches (390 mm) Depth Stored: 11.8 inches (300 mm) Printing: 20.8 inches (528 mm) Weight 9.3 lb (4.2 kg) (without ink cartridges and power cord) Parent topic: Technical Specifications Electrical Specifications Power supply rating 100 to 240 V (UPS) Input voltage range 90 to 264 V...

  • Page 204: Interface Specifications, Network Interface Specifications, Safety And Approvals Specifications

    • Manufacturer: Askey Computer Corporation • Type: WLU6777-D69 (RoHS) This product conforms to Part 15 of FCC Rules and RSS-210 of the IC Rules. Epson cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended...

  • Page 205

    modification of the product. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding.

  • Page 206: Notices, Fcc Compliance Statement

    Notices Check these sections for important notices about your product. Note: Epson offers a recycling program for end of life products. Please go to www.epson.com/recycle information on how to return your products for proper disposal. FCC Compliance Statement Software Notices...

  • Page 207: Software Notices

    For Canadian Users This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le materiel brouilleur du Canada. Parent topic: Notices Software Notices OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE LICENSE 1.

  • Page 208

    ifupdown-0.6.8 kernel-2.6.18 lsp-arm-versatile926ejs-2.6.18_pro500 module-init-tools-3.2pre1 mount-2.12 net-tools-1.60 netbase-4.29 psmisc-21.5 readline-libs-5.0 sysvinit-2.86 udev-0.093 udhcp 0.9.8cvs20050124-5 util-linux-2.12 usb8786 GNU LGPL This printer product includes the open source software programs which apply the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2 or later version ("LGPL Programs"). The list of LGPL Programs: uclibc-0.9.29 libusb-libs-0.1.12...

  • Page 209

    This printer product includes the open source software program "Net-SNMP" which applies the terms and conditions provided by owner of the copyright to the "Net-SNMP". OpenSSL License/Original SSLeay License This printer product includes the open source software program "OpenSSL toolkit" which applies the license terms of OpenSSL License and Original SSLeay License.

  • Page 210: Trademarks

    EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark 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.

  • Page 211: Copyright Notice, Libtiff Software Acknowledgment

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