Never turn off the printer
while it's printing test
pages. Always press the
Pause button and eject
any loaded paper first.
Test the Printer
Turn off the printer and wait until the Operate light turns
While holding down the Load/Eject button, turn on the
printer. Then release the Load/Eject button.
The first page prints on the first and last lines to measure
the page length. The next sheet prints a multicolor nozzle
check pattern and character samples at 360 dpi (dots per
Press the Pause button after the second page prints to
stop the test.
Press the Load/Eject button to eject any loaded pages.
Then turn off the printer.
If you have any problems with the test, see Chapter 7 in your
User's Guide for more information.
Connect the Printer to Your Computer
You can connect your EPSON Stylus COLOR 1520 printer to
either an IBM
need a shielded parallel cable to connect directly to a PC or an
Apple System Peripheral-8 serial cable to connect directly to a
Macintosh. (For a complete list of system requirements, see the
Introduction in your User's Guide.)
To connect your printer to a network interface you must first
install an optional interface card. See Appendix A of your
User's Guide for instructions.
Connecting to a PC
Turn off the printer and your computer.
Connect the cable to the printer's parallel interface; then
squeeze the wire clips together until they lock in place. (If
your cable has a ground wire, connect it now.)
compatible PC or an Apple