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    User’s Guide M00019500...

  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademarks

    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 or third parties 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.)

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Starting EPSON Total Disc Maker ........

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    Drive settings ............22 Printer settings .

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    Using EPSON Total Disc Monitor ........

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    Before Contacting Epson ........

  • Page 7: Important Notice And Safety Instructions

    Important Notice and Safety Instructions Important Safety Instructions Read all the instructions in this section before using the product. Also, be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Setting up the product Observe the following when setting up the product: ❏...

  • Page 8: Choosing A Place For The Product

    ❏ Unplug the product and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: The power cord or plug is damaged; liquid has entered the product; the product has been dropped or the casing is damaged; the product does not operate normally or exhibits a distinct change in performance.

  • Page 9: Handling Ink Cartridges

    ❏ Take care not to spill liquid on the product. ❏ Do not use aerosol products that contain flammable gases inside or around this product. Doing so may cause fire. ❏ Always turn the product off using the P power button. When this button is pressed, the power light flashes.

  • Page 10: Concerning Incidental Loss Arising Out Of This Product

    ❏ Use the ink cartridge before the expiration date printed on its package. ❏ Do not dismantle ink cartridges or try to refill them. This could damage the print head. ❏ After bringing an ink cartridge inside from a cold storage site, allow it to warm up at room temperature for at least three hours before using it.

  • Page 11: Warnings, Cautions, And Notes

    The connection of a non-shielded interface cable to this product will invalidate the EMC standards of this device. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Seiko Epson Corporation could void your authority to operate the equipment. FCC Compliance Statement For American Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 12: Chapter 1 Using Your Software

    Chapter 1 Using Your Software Note: To change the settings for PP-100AP using EPSON Total Disc Setup, please log on to Windows as a user with administrator privileges (belonging to the administrator group). System Requirements For using the product Windows requirements To use this product, you must have any of the following Windows operating systems installed.

  • Page 13: Adding The Product

    91 and “Help for Users in the Europe (EMEA)” on page 92 for chip sets that are not supported. Adding the product Use the EPSON Total Disc Setup to add the product (CD/DVD publisher) to the computer. Note: The product must be added when the connection point (port) is set manually. However, the product does not need to be added when the connection point (port) is set automatically.

  • Page 14: Setting Working Folder

    Note: ❏ Working Folder setting is done using Option dialogue of EPSON Total Disc Maker. ❏ Option dialogue will be displayed when starting EPSON Total Disc Maker for the first time. 1. Start EPSON Total Disc Maker. 2. Select Option from Tool menu.

  • Page 15: Optional Settings

    ❏ When the log files saved in the computer exceeds 200MB, the older ones will be deleted (starting with the oldest one) to make room for new ones. ❏ Only the PP-100AP has the buzzer function. 1. Start EPSON Total Disc Setup.

  • Page 16: Overview Of Applications

    Maker, and then click EPSON Total Disc Maker. Getting information through online help You can access online help for EPSON Total Disc Maker from the software or from the Windows Start menu. In EPSON Total Disc Maker window, click the button to display EPSON Total Disc Maker Help.

  • Page 17: Overview Of Printer Driver

    Setup, most Windows-based applications, and the Windows Start menu. If displayed from EPSON Total Disc Maker The settings are only reflected in EPSON Total Disc Maker. The settings are lost when you exit EPSON Total Disc Maker. If displayed from EPSON Total Disc Setup or the Start menu The information you set is saved as the printer driver settings, and after this, it is reflected in the printer settings for EPSON Total Disc Maker and all other applications.

  • Page 18: Getting Information Through Online Help

    Windows 2000: Click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers or Printers and Faxes. 2. Select EPSON PP-100APPRN, then click Printing Preferences in the File menu. Getting information through online help You can access online help for items in the printer driver from your application or from the Windows Start menu.

  • Page 19: Uninstalling Software

    Remove Programs icon (Windows XP or Windows 2000). (For Windows Vista, if the Control Panel is in Classic View, double-click the Programs and Features icon.) 4. Choose EPSON Total Disc Maker. 5. Click Uninstall/Change (Windows 7 or Windows Vista) or click Change/Remove (Windows XP or Windows 2000).

  • Page 20: Chapter 2 Publishing Discs

    In this case, disconnect the USB cable and connect it again. Overview of publishing mode To print labels that you have created/edited is called “Publish” in EPSON Total Disc Maker. The product has three kinds of publishing modes.

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    Standard Mode This mode uses Stacker 1 as the input source, and Stacker 2 or 4 as the output source. When Stacker 2 is selected as the output source, up to 50 CDs/DVDs can be created at once. Also, if you refill discs to the input stacker and take out published discs from the output stacker at the same time, up to 1000 CDs/DVDs can be published in a single job.

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    3. Change the disc. ❏ Moisture on the printable surface may cause smearing. ❏ When using Epson specified discs, only [1] can be selected for Print Mode setting. ❏ Reprinting on the same CD/DVD may not improve the print quality.

  • Page 23: Printing On Cds/dvds With A Commercially Available Software Package

    2 mm (0.08") Notice for barcode printing ❏ When printing barcodes and 2D codes, be sure to use Epson brand ink cartridges. ❏ When printing barcodes and 2D codes on discs that are not Epson specified CD/DVDs, check whether the printed barcodes or 2D codes can be read correctly by a scanner.

  • Page 24: Standard Mode

    Standard Mode Loading CDs/DVDs Follow the steps below to load CDs/DVDs. 1. Open the disc cover. 2. Take out Stacker 1. 3. Fan a stack of discs to prevent them from sticking together. Be careful not to scratch the recording side of the disc. Publishing Discs...

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    4. Load CDs/DVDs into Stacker 1 with the printable side facing up. Caution: Do not load the discs above the red line marked on the stacker; otherwise, the discs or product may be damaged. 5. Insert Stacker 1. Publishing Discs...

  • Page 26: Accessing Epson Total Disc Maker

    ❏ Unlock the lock lever when using Stacker 4. ❏ Do not install Stacker 3. Accessing EPSON Total Disc Maker After loading discs into the stacker, access EPSON Total Disc Maker by following the instruction below to create the labels printed on the discs. Click Start (...

  • Page 27: Creating Labels

    Creating labels The following instructions explain how to create labels using templates provided with the software. 1. Click Label on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. Publishing Discs...

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    2. Click Template tab and select a label design from the list, then click Apply. Publishing Discs...

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    3. Make changes on the label as needed in the Background, Edit Item, and Layout tabs. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu. Publishing Discs...

  • Page 30: Setting The Publish Mode

    The following instructions explain how to set the publish mode. 1. Click Publish on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. 2. Click Properties on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker or EPSON Total Disc Setup. Publishing Discs...

  • Page 31: Publishing Discs

    4. Click OK. Publishing Discs The following instructions explain how to publish CDs/DVDs. 1. Make the publish settings on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu.

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    2. Click the Publish button. Caution: ❏ When you have opened the disc cover while running a job (busy indicator is flashing), make sure that internal light has turned off and that the arm has stopped moving before performing any operation such as loading or taking out discs. Do not put your hands inside the product or operate stackers while the arm is moving.

  • Page 33: External Output Mode

    External Output Mode Loading CDs/DVDs Follow the steps below to load CDs/DVDs. 1. Open the disc cover. 2. Take out Stacker 1. 3. Fan a stack of discs to prevent them from sticking together. Be careful not to scratch the recording side of the disc.

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    4. Load CDs/DVDs into Stacker 1 with the printable side facing up. Caution: Do not load the discs above the red line marked on the stacker; otherwise, the discs or product may be damaged. 5. Insert Stacker 1. Publishing Discs...

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    6. Take out Stacker 2. 7. Fan a stack of discs to prevent them from sticking together. Be careful not to scratch the recording side of the disc. 8. Load CDs/DVDs into Stacker 2 with the printable side facing up. Caution: Do not load the discs above the red line marked on the stacker;...

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    ❏ Do not pull out Stacker 4 when the Stacker 4 LED is flashing fast. Discs may be damaged. ❏ Do not install Stacker 3. Accessing EPSON Total Disc Maker After loading discs into the stackers, access EPSON Total Disc Maker by following the instruction below to create the labels printed on the discs. Click Start (...

  • Page 37: Creating Labels

    Creating labels The following instructions explain how to create labels using templates provided with the software. 1. Click Label on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. Publishing Discs...

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    2. Click Template tab and select a label design from the list, then click Apply. Publishing Discs...

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    3. Make changes on the label as needed in the Background, Edit Item, and Layout tabs. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu. Publishing Discs...

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    The following instructions explain how to set the publish mode. 1. Click Publish on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. 2. Click Properties on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker or EPSON Total Disc Setup. Publishing Discs...

  • Page 41: Publishing Discs

    4. Click OK. Publishing Discs The following instructions explain how to publish CDs/DVDs. 1. Make the publish settings on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu.

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    2. Click the Publish button. Caution: ❏ When you have opened the disc cover while running a job (busy indicator is flashing), make sure that internal light has turned off and that the arm has stopped moving before performing any operation such as loading or taking out discs. Do not put your hands inside the product or operate stackers while the arm is moving.

  • Page 43: Batch Mode

    Batch Mode Loading CDs/DVDs Follow the steps below to load CDs/DVDs. 1. Open the disc cover. 2. Take out Stacker 1. 3. Fan a stack of discs to prevent them from sticking together. Be careful not to scratch the recording side of the disc. Publishing Discs...

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    4. Load CDs/DVDs into Stacker 1 with the printable side facing up. Caution: Do not load the discs above the red line marked on the stacker; otherwise, the discs or product may be damaged. 5. Insert Stacker 1. Publishing Discs...

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    6. Take out Stacker 2. 7. Fan a stack of discs to prevent them from sticking together. Be careful not to scratch the recording side of the disc. 8. Load CDs/DVDs into Stacker 2 with the printable side facing up. Caution: Do not load the discs above the red line marked on the stacker;...

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    9. Insert Stacker 2. 10. Insert Stacker 3. Caution: ❏ Make sure that there are no discs in Stacker 3 and 4. ❏ Do not pull out Stacker 4. Be sure to lock the lock lever located on Stacker 4. Publishing Discs...

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    11. Close the disc cover. Accessing EPSON Total Disc Maker After loading discs into the stackers, access EPSON Total Disc Maker by following the instruction below to create the labels printed on the discs. Click Start ( in Windows 7 or Windows Vista), point to All Programs (Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP) or Programs (Windows 2000), point to EPSON Total Disc Maker, and then click EPSON Total Disc Maker.

  • Page 48: Creating Labels

    Creating labels The following instructions explain how to create labels using templates provided with the software. 1. Click Label on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. Publishing Discs...

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    2. Click Template tab and select a label design from the list, then click Apply. Publishing Discs...

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    3. Make changes on the label as needed in the Background, Edit Item, and Layout tabs. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu. Publishing Discs...

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    The following instructions explain how to set the publish mode. 1. Click Publish on the menu bar of EPSON Total Disc Maker. 2. Click Properties on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker or EPSON Total Disc Setup. Publishing Discs...

  • Page 52: Publishing Discs

    3. Select Batch Mode for Publish Mode. 4. Click OK. Publishing Discs 1. Make the publish settings on the Publish screen of EPSON Total Disc Maker. For details, see Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker. Note: To access Help for EPSON Total Disc Maker, select Help from the Help menu.

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    2. Click the Publish button. Caution: ❏ When you have opened the disc cover while running a job (busy indicator is flashing), make sure that internal light has turned off and that the arm has stopped moving before performing any operation such as loading or taking out discs. Do not put your hands inside the product or operate stackers while the arm is moving.

  • Page 54: Taking Out Discs

    Note: ❏ Be sure to let CDs and DVDs dry completely before using them or touching the printed surface. Allow Epson specified discs to dry for at least 1 hour and other types of discs for at least 24 hours.

  • Page 55: Pausing Publishing

    If you need to pause publishing, follow the instructions below. When you start publishing, the screen of EPSON Total Disc Monitor appears on your computer screen. Select the job you want to pause in the Unfinished Job list, and then select Pause Job from the Job menu or click button.

  • Page 56: Resuming Publishing

    Resuming Publishing If you need to cancel publishing, follow the instructions below. Start EPSON Total Disc Monitor. Select the job you want to resume in the Unfinished Job list, and then select Resume Job from the Job menu or click button.

  • Page 57: Canceling Publishing

    Canceling Publishing If you need to cancel publishing, follow the instructions below. Start EPSON Total Disc Monitor. Select the job you want to cancel in the Unfinished Job list, and then select Cancel Job from the Job menu or click button.

  • Page 58: Chapter 3 Replacing Ink Cartridges

    Note: ❏ Epson cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-genuine ink. ❏ When an ink cartridge is running low, the status is displayed on the EPSON Total Disc Monitor. To check the ink cartridge status, do the following: ❏ EPSON Total Disc Monitor appears automatically when you start a job. You can check the ink cartridge status from this window.

  • Page 59: Precautions On Ink Cartridge Replacement

    Ink cartridges with low ink status may not be used when reinserted. ❏ Do not refill the ink cartridges. Other products not manufactured by Epson may cause damage that is not covered by Epson's warranties, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic product behavior.

  • Page 60: Replacing An Ink Cartridge

    ❏ Do not open the ink cartridge package until you are ready to install it in the product. ❏ To confirm the status of each ink cartridge, see the following section: & See “Using EPSON Total Disc Monitor” on page 79. Replacing Ink Cartridges...

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    This table describes the status of the lights and the actions you need to take. Lights Action Ink is low. Obtain a replacement ink cartridge. The ink cartridge has reached its replacement time. Replace the used ink cartridge with a new one. : flashing : on To replace an ink cartridge, follow the steps below.

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    ❏ Do not refill the ink cartridge. Other products not manufactured by Epson may cause damage that is not covered by Epson's warranties, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic product behavior.

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    6. Place the new ink cartridge into the slot. Then push the ink cartridge until it clicks into place. 7. When you are finished replacing cartridges, close the ink cartridge cover. Replacing Ink Cartridges...

  • Page 64: Chapter 4 Maintaining Your Product

    Chapter 4 Maintaining Your Product Checking the Print Head Nozzles If you find that the printout is unexpectedly faint or that dots are missing, you may be able to identify the problem by checking the print head nozzles. You can check the print head nozzles from your computer by using the Nozzle Check utility.

  • Page 65: Cleaning The Print Head

    If any segment of the printed lines is missing, as shown below, this could mean a clogged ink nozzle. & See “Cleaning the Print Head” on page 65 Cleaning the Print Head If you find that the printout is unexpectedly faint or that dots are missing, you may be able to solve these problems by cleaning the print head, which ensures that the nozzles are delivering ink properly.

  • Page 66: Using The Head Cleaning Utility

    Using the Head Cleaning utility <Normal> <Clogged> Follow the steps below to clean the print head using the Head Cleaning utility. 1. Make sure the product is turned on. 2. Make sure that no lights are indicating errors, and that the disc cover is closed. 3.

  • Page 67: Using The Product Buttons

    Using the product buttons Follow the steps below to clean the print head using the product buttons. 1. Make sure the PC is turned on. 2. Make sure the product is turned on. 3. Make sure that no lights are indicating errors, and that the disc cover is closed. 4.

  • Page 68: Correcting The Printing Position

    1. Make sure that an unprinted disc is inserted in Stacker 1. 2. Make sure that no lights are indicating errors, and that the disc cover is closed. 3. Access the printer driver. See “Accessing the printer driver” on page 17. 4.

  • Page 69: Cleaning Your Product

    Cleaning Your Product Cleaning the exterior of the product To keep your product operating at its best, clean it thoroughly several times a year by using the following procedure. Caution: ❏ Never use alcohol or thinner to clean the product. These chemicals can damage the product.

  • Page 70: Cleaning The Interior Of The Product

    Cleaning the interior of the product To keep your printouts at their best, clean the inside by using the following procedure. 1. Make sure the product is turned off and all the lights are off, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  • Page 71: Transporting Your Product

    ❏ When it is almost time to replace the maintenance box, a message notifying you that it is almost time to replace it is displayed once per day when you start up EPSON Total Disc Monitor. ❏ When it is time to replace the maintenance box, all the ink lamps flash rapidly and a message notifying you that it is time to replace it is displayed on EPSON Total Disc Monitor.

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    Caution: ❏ When storing or transporting the product, do not tilt it, stand it up vertically, or turn it upside down. If you need to transport the product, carefully prepare and repack it using the original box and packing materials in order to protect the product from shock. ❏...

  • Page 73: Chapter 5 Troubleshooting

    The information that you need to diagnose and solve most common problems is provided by Help, the control panel, and the EPSON Total Disc Monitor utility. Refer to the appropriate section below.

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    : on, : off, : flashing, : flashing fast Error associated with cover Lights Stacker Conditions/Remedies Power Busy Error Disc cover or ink cartridge cover open Close covers. Job is paused since disc cover or ink car- tridge cover was opened while processing the job Wait for the job to resume.

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    Lights Stacker Conditions/Remedies Power Busy Error Disc transfer error Turn off the product and remove the disc. If the same error occurs frequently, contact your dealer. Arm failed to release disc Turn off the product and remove disc. Do not remove disc from the arm by hand if arm is picking up the disc.

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    Lights Stacker Conditions/Remedies Power Busy Error Stacker 3 is not correctly inserted for Batch Mode Make sure that Stacker 3 is correctly inserted. Stacker 1 is empty Load discs into Stacker 1. Note: The stacker lamp flashes when the source stacker is out of discs; however, the timing of the light flashing may not match with the timing of the stacker becoming empty.

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    Error associated with ink Lights Stacker Conditions/Remedies Power Busy Error Ink low Obtain a replacement ink cartridge. To determine which cartridge is low, check the ink cartridge status. See “Checking the Ink Cartridge Status” on page 58. The ink has reached its replacement time or it is not installed correctly.

  • Page 78: Epson Total Disc Monitor

    Improper status error Turn the product off and on. If the same error occurs frequently, contact your dealer. EPSON Total Disc Monitor If a problem occurs while publishing, an error message will appear in the EPSON Total Disc Monitor window. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 79: Checking Product Status

    There are three ways to access EPSON Total Disc Monitor: ❏ When you send a job to the product, EPSON Total Disc Monitor appears. ❏ In the EPSON Total Disc Maker window, click the Publish button. From the Tool menu, select Start Total Disc Monitor.

  • Page 80: Job List

    ❏ Job list: You can check a list of jobs (up to 1000 for Unfinished Job and 50 for Finished Job) and its information, and also you can cancel, pause, and restart unfinished jobs. ❏ Device Status: This provides device status information. It also displays error messages as well as helpful tips for better publishing.

  • Page 81: Multiple Discs Feed

    ❏ The ink cartridges have not reached replacement time. If a cartridge has reached its replacement time, replace it. & See “Replacing an Ink Cartridge” on page 60. If disc does not feed from the input stacker. 1. Open the disc cover. 2.

  • Page 82: Disc Jams

    Disc jams If a disc is left in the printer tray, it will be ejected when you turn off/on the product. If you cannot remove the disc by restarting the product, follow the procedures below: 1. Turn off the product and unplug the power cable from the wall outlet. 2.

  • Page 83: Print Quality Problems

    ❏ The number of discs in the stacker does not exceed the limit specified for that disc. & See “Mechanical” on page 102. ❏ The product is on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the base in all directions. The product will not operate properly if it is tilted.

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    “Incorrect or missing colors” on “Blurry or smeared printout” on page 86 page 86 Troubleshooting...

  • Page 85: Horizontal Banding

    & See “Cleaning the Print Head” on page 65. ❏ Use ink cartridges within six months after opening the packages. ❏ Use genuine Epson ink cartridges. ❏ Check the H ink light. If the light is on, replace the appropriate ink cartridge.

  • Page 86: Incorrect Or Missing Colors

    & See “Replacing an Ink Cartridge” on page 60. Blurry or smeared printout ❏ Use genuine Epson ink cartridges. ❏ Make sure the product is on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the base in all directions. The product will not operate properly if it is tilted.

  • Page 87: Miscellaneous Printout Problems

    Miscellaneous Printout Problems Incorrect or garbled characters ❏ Clear any stalled print jobs from the Windows Spooler. 2007/03/23 09:39:18070313 Unlocked and changed ❏ Turn off the product and computer. Make sure the product’s interface cable is securely plugged in. ❏ Uninstall the printer driver, then reinstall it. &...

  • Page 88: Printed Side Is Smeared Or Scuffed

    Printed side is smeared or scuffed ❏ Select the appropriate disc size setting in the printer driver. ❏ Uninstall the printer driver, then reinstall it. & See “Uninstalling Software” on page 19. Printing is too slow ❏ Make sure the label type selected in the printer driver is appropriate for the type of disc loaded in the product.

  • Page 89: The Product Does Not Function

    The Product Does Not Function All lights are off ❏ Press the P power button to make sure the product is on. ❏ Turn off the product, and make sure that the power cord is securely plugged in. ❏ Make sure that your outlet works and is not controlled by a wall switch or timer. Lights came on and then went out The product’s voltage may not match the outlet rating.

  • Page 90: Software Cannot Be Installed

    Total Disc Maker. ❏ The output device may not be recognized in the environment with Windows Media Player 7 installed. In this case, uninstall the EPSON Total Disc Maker and restart the computer, then reinstall the EPSON Total Disc Maker.

  • Page 91: Appendix A Where To Get Help

    Contacting Customer Support Before Contacting Epson 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 92: Help For Users In The Europe (emea)

    Help for Users in the Europe (EMEA) Contacts for information, support, and services are: Web site URL: http://www.epson-europe.com Or contact your local distributor or Epson sales company. If you need the latest drivers, FAQs, manuals, or other downloadable, access the site at: http://download.epson-discproducer.com...

  • Page 93: Appendix B Product Information

    Appendix B Product Information Product Parts and Control Panel Functions Product Parts a. Ink cartridge cover: Secures the ink cartridges. Open only when installing or replacing ink cartridges. b. Control Panel: Use the button and monitor the lights to control your product. See the next section for details.

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    e. AC inlet: Plug in the power cord. USB connector: Connects a USB cable from your computer to the product. g. Interface cable locking saddle: Use this for directing and gathering the cable. h. Maintenance box cover: Open this cover when replacing a maintenance box or removing a disc stuck in the printer tray.

  • Page 95: Control Panel

    Control Panel Buttons Button Function Press and hold for 3 seconds to clean the print head. cleaning Lights Light Description On when the product is on. Flashes when the product is initializing, after replacing an ink cartridge, charging ink, or cleaning the print head. power Flashes when jobs are processed.

  • Page 96: Ink Cartridges

    C13S020452 Maintenance box PJMB100 To purchase a PP-100 Series exclusive ink cartridge and maintenance box, check with the dealer where you purchased your PP-100AP or access either of the following URLs: http://www.epson-europe.com (Europe) http://www.discproducer.epson.com (United States and Canada) Discs Epson offers the specified CD-R and DVD-R discs for all your printing needs.

  • Page 97: Technical Specifications

    ❏ Since the quality of any particular brand or type of disc may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot attest to the quality of any brand or type of disc. Always test samples of disc stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.

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    ❏ Do not use in a place where lots of dirt and dust are present. ❏ Leaving disc stacked may result in discs to stick to each other. ❏ Touching or splashing water drops on printing surface right after printing may result in blurring.

  • Page 99: Printable Area

    Printing on sections outside the printable area may damage your CD/DVD drive. ❏ The EPSON Total Disc Maker can set between inner diameter of 18 mm to outer diameter of 119.4 mm (0.71 to 4.70"). However, printing outside printable area (45 to 116 mm) may result in sticking, staining of disc tray, peeling of print, and blurring of print.

  • Page 100: Ink Cartridges

    ❏ Use the ink cartridge before the expiration date printed on its package. ❏ Do not refill the ink cartridge. Other products not manufactured by Epson may cause damage that is not covered by Epson's warranties, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic behavior.

  • Page 101: Job Processing

    For print quality, a variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge after the ink lamp comes on. This product ships with full cartridges and part of the ink from the first cartridges is used for priming its printer. See www.discproducer.epson.com for more information about cartridges.

  • Page 102: Mechanical

    Mechanical Stacker capacity Stacker 1 to 3: Max. about 50 discs Stacker 4: Max. about 5 discs Dimensions Width: 377 mm (14.8 inches) Depth: 465 mm (18.3 inches) Height: 348 mm (13.7 inches) Weight Approx. 22 kg (48.5 lb) with accessories Electrical Input voltage range AC 100 to 240 V...

  • Page 103: Standards And Approvals

    *1 With bidirectional printing Note: When the product has published 100,000 discs, it stops operating. Epson estimates lifetime for the component of this product to be as follows: Expected Lifetime: Maintenance box life: About 30,000 discs printed The maintenance box is estimated to need replacing after about 30,000 discs. Based on printing 3,000 discs per month, bi-directional.

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