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Epson EU-42 Setup Manual

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Color Copy Station

Setup Guide

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  • Page 1: Setup Guide

    Color Copy Station Setup Guide 4012841-00...
  • Page 2: Where To Find Information

    Where to Find Information Before using the EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500, be sure to follow the instructions in the following manuals. EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500 Setup Guide (this manual) Explains how to assemble the copy station’s components and test basic copying operation.
  • Page 3 Neither SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with SEIKO...
  • Page 4: Declaration Of Conformity

    DECLARATION of CONFORMITY According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers: EPSON AMERICA, INC. Located at: MS 6-43 3840 Kilroy Airport Way...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Selecting a Language........37 Appendix A Installing EPSON Network Image Express ..39 Appendix B Contacting Customer Support.
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Important Safety Instructions Read all of these instructions and save them for later reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the copy station. Do not block or cover the openings in the printer or the scanner. Do not insert objects through the slots in the printer or the scanner.
  • Page 8 If you plan to use the copy station in Germany, observe the following: To provide adequate short-circuit protection and over- current protection for this product, the building installation must be protected by a 10 Amp or 16 Amp circuit breaker. Note for German-speaking users: Bei Anschluss des Druckers an die Stromversorgung muss sichergestellt werden, dass die Gebäudeinstallation mit einer...
  • Page 9: Finding A Place For The Copy Station

    920 mm 1332 mm (with tray extended) 656 mm (with tray folded) 620 mm 835 mm 825 mm * EPSON GT-10000+ ** EPSON EXPRESSION 1640XL ***The cabinet height is adjustable to five positions. Finding a Place for the Copy Station...
  • Page 10 Place the copy station on a flat, stable surface. The copy station will operate properly under the following conditions: Temperature: 10 to 35°C Humidity: 20 to 80% Caution: Avoid locations that are subject to shock, direct sunlight, extreme variation in temperature or humidity, excessive heat, moisture, or dust.
  • Page 11: Checking The Copy Station Components

    The copy station consists of a cabinet and central control panel, a scanner (EPSON GT-10000+ or EPSON EXPRESSION 1640XL), a printer (EPSON AcuLaser C8500), and a large capacity paper unit. Make sure you have the boxes for each of the copy station components listed below.
  • Page 12 (2 types × 2) EPSON Image Express caution label product documentation EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500 Setup Guide (this manual) EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500 Quick Reference EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500 Online Guide CD-ROM Checking the Copy Station Components...
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Cabinet

    Setting Up the Cabinet Make sure the cabinet box contains all of the parts listed below. Then follow the steps in this section to assemble the cabinet and to install the control panel. left frame front panel right frame left support top panel right support caster fixer...
  • Page 14 Assembling the Cabinet Caution: The cabinet is bulky and requires two people for assembly or handling. 1. Place flat washers and spring washers onto four M8 × 35 bolts as shown below. Align the positioning marks on the right support and the right frame, then fasten the support to the frame with the bolts.
  • Page 15 3. Use M4 × 10 screws to fasten joint A and the front panel to the frame in the order shown below. Fasten the joint only loosely in this step. It is to be fastened securely later in the assembly procedure.
  • Page 16 5. Fasten the top panel onto the frame with seven M4 × 10 screws. top panel 6. Fasten joint B to the frame with eight M4 × 10 screws. Then securely fasten joint A, which was installed in step 2. The stand height is adjustable joint B to five positions.
  • Page 17 Do not climb onto the cabinet. Doing so may result in injury, or may damage the cabinet. Caution: This cabinet is designed for use exclusively with the EPSON AcuLaser Color Copy Station 8500, EPSON AcuLaser C8500/GT-10000+ or EPSON EXPRESSION 1640XL copy system.
  • Page 18 1. Plug the shielded control panel cable into the control panel’s interface connector, located on the bottom of the control panel. control panel cable interface connector 2. If you plan to attach the control panel to the cabinet, fasten the control panel shelf onto the bottom of the control panel using the screws included with the copy station accessories.
  • Page 19 3. Insert the control panel shelf straight into the opening on the front of the cabinet’s top panel. Note: If you do not plan to attach the control panel to the cabinet, attach the panel cover included in the cabinet box to the opening on the cabinet’s top panel.
  • Page 20: Setting Up The Scanner

    The setup procedure is the same for the EPSON GT-10000+ and EPSON EXPRESSION 1640XL. However, the illustrations used in this manual are of the EPSON GT-10000+.
  • Page 21 3. Use a cross-head screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the shield plate to the optional interface slot; then remove the plate. Note: Keep the screws and the shield plate in a safe place. You will need to reattach the plate if you remove the interface board later. Caution: Static electricity can damage electronic components.
  • Page 22 5. Secure the board with the retaining screws. 6. Place the scanner onto the cabinet in the direction shown below. Setting Up the Scanner...
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Printer

    Setting Up the Printer To prepare the printer for use with the copy station, you need to install the interface board, ROM module, and large capacity paper unit, then place the printer into the cabinet. Follow the steps in this section. Warning: Be careful when working inside the printer as some components are sharp and may cause injury.
  • Page 24 3. Remove the two screws securing the shield plate on the rear of the printer; then remove the plate. Note: You will need the screws to secure the printer interface board later in this procedure. Keep the shield plate in a safe place. You will need to reattach it if you remove the interface board later.
  • Page 25 5. Remove the screws on the right cover. 6. Slide the right cover backward and remove it as shown below. Setting Up the Printer...
  • Page 26 7. Identify the socket for the printer interface board. printer interface board socket Caution: You should not remove any modules from the circuit board. Otherwise, the printer will not work. 8. Insert the interface connectors through the slot at the back of the printer, then press the interface board firmly onto the socket.
  • Page 27 9. Secure the interface board with the screw included with the copy station accessories. Note: Use a magnetic cross-head screwdriver to prevent the screw from dropping inside the printer. 10. Secure the printer interface board with the two screws which you removed from the shield plate in step 6.
  • Page 28 11. Identify the slots for the ROM module. ROM module slot A 12. Insert the module all the way into slot A, making sure that the gold contact side of the module faces up. The X tab on the left of the slot will jut out when the module is inserted correctly.
  • Page 29 13. To reattach the right cover, align the bottom of the cover with the right side of the printer, then fit the pins on the top of the cover onto the holes on the printer. 14. Secure the right cover with the screws, then close the front cover and push the paper path unit back into the printer.
  • Page 30 16. Roll the large capacity paper unit and the printer into the cabinet. 17. Lock the four casters on the bottom of the large capacity paper unit. Warning: Make sure the casters are securely locked. Otherwise, the printer may move and cause an accident. Setting Up the Printer...
  • Page 31: Setting Up The Copy Station

    Setting Up the Copy Station Once you’ve added each device to the cabinet, you are ready to set up the copy station. This process involves connecting the interface cables and power cords. Follow the steps in this section. Connecting Interface Cables The copy station devices are connected as shown below.
  • Page 32 Follow the steps in this section to connect the interface cables. 1. Make sure the printer and scanner are not plugged in. 2. Plug the control panel cable into the printer's serial interface connector. Make sure the locks on both sides of the connector snap into place.
  • Page 33 4. Plug the other end of the cable into the connector on the printer. Plugging in the Printer and Scanner The printer and scanner power is supplied through separate power cords. Take note of the Warnings and Cautions below, then follow the steps in this section to plug in the printer and the scanner.
  • Page 34 Caution: Do not unplug a device when its power is on. When unplugging a power cord, grasp it by the plug—not the cord. Plugging in the printer 1. Check the label on the printer to make sure that the voltage required by the printer matches that of the electrical outlet it will be plugged into.
  • Page 35 Plugging in the scanner 1. Check the label on the back of the scanner to make sure that the voltage required by the scanner matches that of the electrical outlet it will be plugged into. Also, make sure that you have the correct power cord for your power source. 2.
  • Page 36: Testing The Copy Station

    Testing the Copy Station You can check the operation of the copy station by making a few test copies. You will need to prepare a document to copy and a stack of paper that is the same size as your document, then follow the steps in this section to make your copies.
  • Page 37 2. Press down on the metal plate in the cassette until it clicks into place. 3. Press on the side and back paper guides, then slide them outward until they are wide open enough to accommodate the size of paper you want to load. Testing the Copy Station...
  • Page 38 4. Fan a stack of plain paper and insert it into the cassette. Make sure that all the paper is under the retaining clip on the right side of the cassette. Note: Use paper with no creases or wrinkles. 5. Slide the paper guides until they just touch the edges of the paper.
  • Page 39: The Printer

    Note: Make sure you adjust the side paper guide to the correct position, because the copy station automatically senses the size of paper loaded in the cassette from the position of this paper guide. If the paper guide is not correctly aligned with the paper size indication (for example, A4 or LT), the correct paper size will not be displayed on the control panel and copying will be impossible.
  • Page 40 Copying Once you’ve loaded paper and turned on the copy station, you’re ready to make test copies. Follow these steps. 1. Make sure the scanner's READY light is on. 2. Open the document cover. 3. Place your document on the document table, with the side to be scanned facing down.
  • Page 41 Note: An area 2 ± 1.5 mm in from both horizontal and vertical rulers will not be scanned. 2 ± 1.5 mm 2 ± 1.5 mm Document 4. Close the document cover gently so that the document does not move. Note: Make sure the document is flat against the glass surface, otherwise the image will appear fuzzy and out of focus.
  • Page 42 6. Select the paper size and orientation that matches the size of the document and the direction in which it is placed on the document table. Select Output Paper Plain Magazine Lower Cassette MP Tray Current Plain paper Change Cancel 7.
  • Page 43: Selecting A Language

    Selecting a Language The default language for the LCD touch screen is English. However, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and English (USA) are also available. If you want to change the language, follow the steps below. 1. Press the Admin button on the control panel. Admin button 2.
  • Page 44 3. Press the Select Language button. Select Administrator Items Key Tone Set Default Copy Job Standy Color Calibration Control Copy Unit Select Language Auto Feed Restore Defaults Copy Unit Restore Defaults Exit 4. Choose a language and press Exit. Select Language English French Italian...
  • Page 45: Appendix A Installing Epson Network Image Express

    Appendix A Installing EPSON Network Image Express EPSON Network Image Express allows the scanner to be shared on a network without the need for a scanner server PC. This appendix explains how to install EPSON Network Image Express in the copy station.
  • Page 46 3. Remove the connector cover on the left side of the control panel as shown below. 4. Identify the connectors and switch on the side panel of Network Image Express. network connector DC inlet 10/100 SCSI connector power supply mode switch Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 47 7. Connect the other end of the cable to an available SCSI interface connector on the scanner. Usually, the scanner has two SCSI interface connectors, either of which can be used. See the scanner’s manual for more information. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 48 9. Pass the power cord through the opening on the control panel and connect it to the DC inlet. Caution: Use only the AC adapter and the power cord included with Network Image Express. Using other adapters may cause the system to malfunction. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 49 10. Insert the left side of Network Image Express into the opening on the control panel. 11. Push the right side of the Network Image Express gently into place. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 50 12. Secure Network Image Express to the control panel with the two screws included in the copy station accessories. 13. Close the translucent cover. 14. Attach a touch fastener strip to the AC adapter. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 51 15. Attach the other touch fastener strip to the cabinet, and then attach the AC adapter to the cabinet by joining the two strips. 16. Install the cable clips at the following locations, then secure the Network Image Express cables with the clips. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 52 Caution: Do not connect or disconnect Network Image Express from the scanner while the scanner is still turned on; otherwise, the scanner or Network Image Express may be damaged. Installing EPSON Network Image Express...
  • Page 53: Appendix B Contacting Customer Support

    Appendix B Contacting Customer Support If your EPSON product is not operating properly and you cannot solve the problem using the troubleshooting information in your product documentation, contact customer support services for assistance. If customer support for your area is not listed below, contact the dealer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 54 For Users in North America If you purchased your printer in the United States or Canada, EPSON provides technical assistance 24 hours a day through the electronic support services and automated telephone services listed in the following table: Service Access...
  • Page 55 You can purchase ink cartridges, ribbon cartridges, paper, manuals, and accessories from EPSON at (800) 873-7766 or visit our web site at www.epsonsupplies.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 873-7766 for dealer referral.
  • Page 56 To E-mail EPSON Technical Support: http://www.epson.co.uk/support/email/ For a full list of EPSON Customer and Warranty Support services: http://www.epson.co.uk/support/ Support via telephone Our Customer and Warranty Support teams can be contacted by calling 0870 163 7766 in the UK or 0044 0870 163 7766 from the Republic of Ireland.
  • Page 57 For Users in Australia EPSON Australia wishes to provide you with a high level of customer service. In addition to your product documentation, we provide the following sources for obtaining information: EPSON FAXBACK EPSON FAXBACK will fax you the latest specifications and pricing for most EPSON products offered in Australia.
  • Page 58 EPSON Helpdesk EPSON Helpdesk is provided as a final backup to make sure our clients have access to advice. Operators on the Helpdesk can aid you in diagnosing hardware and software problems. They can also advise you on the latest EPSON products and where the nearest dealer or service agent is located.
  • Page 59 Contacts for information, support, and services are: World Wide Web (www.epson.com.my) Information on product specifications, drivers for download, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and Email Enquiries are available. Epson Trading Shah Alam Head Office Phone: 03 5191366 Fax: 03 5191281 For Users in Singapore...
  • Page 60 To obtain technical support as well as other after-sales services, users are welcome to contact EPSON Hong Kong Limited. Internet home page EPSON Hong Kong has established a local home page in both Chinese and English on the Internet to provide users with the following information:...
  • Page 61 For Users in the Philippines To obtain technical support as well as other after sales services, users are welcome to contact the EPSON Philippines Representative Office at the telephone and fax numbers below: Phone: (632) 813-6552 Fax: (632) 813-6545 BBS:...
  • Page 62 EPSON OVERSEAS MARKETING LOCATIONS EPSON AMERICA, INC. EPSON UK LTD. 20770 Madrona Ave. Campus 100, Maylands Avenue, P.O. Box 2842 Hemel Hempstead, Herts, Torrance, CA 90509-2842 HP2 7TJ, U.K. Phone: (800) 922-8911 Phone: (+44) 01442 261144 Fax: (310) 782-5220 Fax: (+44) 01442 227227 EPSON DEUTSCHLAND GmbH EPSON FRANCE S.A.
  • Page 63 Color Copy Station Setup Guide Printed in Japan 00.XX-XX...

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