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Color Inkjet Printer
Epson Artisan 700
Epson Stylus Photo PX700FW/
Epson Stylus Photo TX700FW/
Confidential
SEMF08-004

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  • Page 1: Service Manual

    SERVICE MANUAL Color Inkjet Printer Epson Artisan 700 Epson Stylus Photo PX700FW/ Epson Stylus Photo TX700FW/ Confidential SEMF08-004...

  • Page 2

    MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE SOURCE VOLTAGES IS THE SAME AS THE RATED VOLTAGE, LISTED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER/RATING PLATE. IF THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS A PRIMARY AC RATING DIFFERENT FROM AVAILABLE POWER SOURCE, DO NOT CONNECT IT TO THE POWER SOURCE.

  • Page 3: About This Manual, Symbols Used In This Manual, Manual Configuration

    May indicate an operating or maintenance procedure, practice or C H E C K Provides preventive maintenance procedures and the lists of Epson- condition that is necessary to accomplish a task efficiently. It may also P O I N T approved lubricants and adhesives required for servicing the product.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Contents Chapter 1 PRODUCT DESCRIPTION 1.7.2.4 Specifications for Handling Image Data ..........33 1.7.2.5 Memory Card Direct Print Menu ............34 1.1 Features........................ 13 1.7.2.6 Makes Prints from Index Sheet Function ..........35 1.2 Printing Specifications..................

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 3.3.1 Error Message List..................56 4.2.2.9 Rear ASF Paper Guide Cover ............111 3.3.2 Troubleshooting by Error Message ............58 4.2.2.10 Rear Right FAX Housing..............112 4.2.2.11 Right Housing / Card Cover............113 3.4 Troubleshooting without Error Message .............

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Revision C Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W 4.2.6.1 ADF Hinge ..................174 5.2.9 AID inspection..................229 4.2.6.2 ADF Cover Assy/ADF Cover L ............175 5.2.10 Banding Reduction System (BRS) Adjustment / Paper Feed Amount Profile 4.2.6.3 ADF LD Frame Assy ................

  • Page 7: Product Description

    C H A P T E R PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Confidential...

  • Page 8

    Features unique to Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/ 1.1 Features TX800FW Epson Artisan 700/ Photo PX700W/TX700W are color inkjet printers that have 4 in 1 • Sending/receiving fax functions (Printer for PC, Scanner for PC, Standalone copy, Memory card printing).

  • Page 9: Printing Specifications, Ink Cartridge

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.2 Printing Specifications 1.2.2 Ink Cartridge The product numbers of the EPSON ink cartridges for this printer are shown below. 1.2.1 Basic Specifications Table 1-2. Product No. of Ink Cartridges Table 1-1.

  • Page 10: Print Mode

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.2.3 Print Mode Table 1-4. Print Mode (Color) Table 1-4. Print Mode (Color) Resolution Dot Size Micro Border- Resolution Dot Size Micro Border- Media Print Mode Bi-d Media...

  • Page 11

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-5. Print Mode (Monochrome) Table 1-5. Print Mode (Monochrome) Resolution Dot Size Micro Border- Resolution Dot Size Micro Border- Media Print Mode Bi-d Media Print Mode Bi-d...

  • Page 12: Supported Paper

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.2.4 Supported Paper The table below lists the paper type and sizes supported by the printer. The supported paper type and sizes vary depending on destinations (between EAI, EUR, and Asia).

  • Page 13

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-6. Supported Paper Paper feed tray Asia Thickness position* Paper Name Paper Size Weight (mm) Tray 1 Tray 2 Letter 215.9 x 279.4 mm (8.5”x11”) Photo Paper Glossy (EAI) 210 x 297 mm (8.3”x11.7”)

  • Page 14: Printing Area

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.2.5 Printing Area Note *1 : “Y” in the “P” column stands for “the paper type/size is Supported”. *2 : “Y” in the “B” column stands for “Borderless printing is available”.

  • Page 15: Scanner Specifications, Scanning Range

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.3 Scanner Specifications 1.3.1 Scanning Range Table 1-10. Scanning Range Table 1-8. Basic Specifications OLM (left margin) OTM (top margin) (read length) (read width) Specification 297 mm 216 mm 1.5 mm...

  • Page 16: General Specifications, Safety Approvals (safety Standards/emi, Electrical Specifications, Acoustic Noise

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.4 General Specifications 1.4.2 Safety Approvals (Safety standards/EMI) UL60950-1 FCC Part15 Subpart B Class B 1.4.1 Electrical Specifications Canada CAN/CSA-C22.2 No.60950-1 CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 Class B Table 1-11. Primary Power Specifications...

  • Page 17: Environmental Conditions

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.4.4 Durability 1.4.5 Environmental Conditions Table 1-12. Environmental Conditions Item Durability Remark *1,2 • When printing A4 size sheet Condition Temperature Humidity Shock Vibration 16,000 pages, or five years...

  • Page 18: Usb Interface, Network Interface

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.5 Interface Note : The “Model Name” is replaced as shown in the following table. Table 1-15. Model Names Indicated in the Device ID The following is the specifications of the USB Interface, Network Interface, FAX...

  • Page 19

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-17. Combination of the Wired LAN communication mode settings Table 1-19. Available Channels and Standard Setting of this printer Setting of the connected device Frequency Band Communication Speed...

  • Page 20: Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo Px700w / Tx700w Revision C, Memory Card Slots

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.5.3 Memory Card Slots If you insert a Memory Stick DUO to the Memory Card Slot C A U T I O N without using the adapter, make sure to turn off the printer first, then remove the card using tweezers.

  • Page 21: Control Panel, Operation Buttons & Leds

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.6 Control Panel 1.6.1 Operation Buttons & LEDs Display/Crop button Menu button -, + button Cross Key and OK button Unlock button Power button Power LED Start button...

  • Page 22: Control Panel Functions In Each Mode, Control Panel Functions

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-23. Button Functions Table 1-24. LED (Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W) Function Button Function • Flashes while powering ON/OFF. Turns the power ON/OFF. Power • Flashes during some sequence is in progress.

  • Page 23

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-25. Timing of Saving or Initializing Control Panel Settings Table 1-25. Timing of Saving or Initializing Control Panel Settings Mode Print Setting Default Value Mode Print Setting...

  • Page 24: Specification For Each Function

    *2 : Supported only for Euro/Asia. *3 : In the case of 4 x 6. Note : In the case of copy using ADF, only the plain paper is available (Only Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/TX800FW). PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Specification for Each Function...

  • Page 25: Stand-alone Copy Menu

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.1.2 Stand-alone Copy Menu Table 1-28. Copy Layout The stand-alone copy mode menu for the Layout Description Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W With Border Makes a copy with 3mm of left/right/top/bottom white margins.

  • Page 26: Relation Between Original And Copy

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.1.3 Copy Speed (TBD) 1.7.1.4 Relation Between Original and Copy Not using ADF The scanning start position is located on the front right of the scan bed. The relations between the original placed face down and its copy are as follows.

  • Page 27: Memory Card Direct Print Function (photos Mode), Supported File Type And Media Type

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.2 Memory Card Direct Print Function (Photos Mode) 1.7.2.2 Supported File Type and Media Type The followings describe the file system, media format, and file type supported by the 1.7.2.1 Supported Paper and Print Mode...

  • Page 28: Automatic Detection Of Images In Memory Card, Specifications For Handling Image Data

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-33. Specifications for Handling Image Data The printer does not detect any files stored under the following C H E C K P O I N T directories or their sub-directories.

  • Page 29: Memory Card Direct Print Menu

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.2.5 Memory Card Direct Print Menu Note *1: 0 to 99 copies can be specified for each of the images. Up to 999 copies in total. *2 : The images are listed in ASCII descending order.

  • Page 30: Makes Prints From Index Sheet Function

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.2.6 Makes Prints from Index Sheet Function Table 1-36. Rules on Reading Markings Print settings Item Mark Description Remarks Table 1-35. Print Settings Date Prints the date information.

  • Page 31: Print Layout

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.2.7 Print Layout The following table describes supported layout for each paper type when printing the images. For printing area/margins in border-less printing or in bordered printing, refer to “...

  • Page 32

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-39. Supported Paper Type and Layout (2) Corresponding Layout Paper Type (UI notation) Plain Matte Glossy Paper Prem. Glossy Ultra Glossy PhotoSticker1 PhotoStickers CD/DVD Note *1: Supported only for EAI.

  • Page 33

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Trimming Function Trimming Off A trimming function is provided as a means of coordinating an image with the types of photo frames handled by the printer. This function can be switched On/ •...

  • Page 34: Camera Direct Print Function (pictbridge), Available Dsc, Print Settings Available From Dsc

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.3 Camera Direct Print Function (PictBridge) Paper top edge Printing operations (selecting images to be printed, making print settings, starting/ canceling printing, and monitoring print process) can be carried out from a directly connected DSC (Digital Still Camera) that conforms to the standard described below.

  • Page 35: General Operation Procedure, Operations When A Dsc Is Connected

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.3.3 General Operation Procedure 1.7.3.4 Operations when a DSC is connected Table 1-41. Operations during Connecting DSC Before connecting the DSC, check that the printer is in the...

  • Page 36: Various Settings (setup Mode)

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.4 Various Settings (Setup Mode) Table 1-42. Menu List for Setup Mode Item Function Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W provides various configuration Changes settings for the printer. The menu is described and maintenance.

  • Page 37

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 1-42. Menu List for Setup Mode Item Function Changes settings for Network. • Confirm Network Settings Displays the current settings. Status Sheet can be printed. (Refer to Figure 1-11.)

  • Page 38: Fax Function (fax Mode), Supported Functions

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 1.7.5 FAX Function (FAX Mode) HHHH EPSON Status Sheet HHHH The following shows the fax functions and specifications of this printer. <General Information> MAC Address XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Note : The default settings are underlined in the following tables.

  • Page 39

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Print User Setting Function Specification Function Specification Paper size Letter/A4/legal* Volume Buzzer: On/Off Paper type Fixed to plain paper Display*: yyyy.mm.dd.hh:mm (12h/24h) Resolution Standard: 360 x 360 dpi...

  • Page 40

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Dialing Answering Function Specification Function Specification Total registration 60 (Max.) On/Off (with answer mode button) Auto answer 1-9, 0, space, *, #, - (pause), space Ring to answer: 1-9 times...

  • Page 41: Other Functions

    Region Depends on destination displayed on the LCD. After scanning, the scanned data is saved in the memory card. As for other menus, the Epson Scan installed in PC is activated and runs each function. JBIG 1.7.6.2 Backup Data Telephone...

  • Page 42: Operating Principles

    C H A P T E R OPERATING PRINCIPLES Confidential...

  • Page 43: Printer Mechanism

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 2.1 Overview 2.1.2 Printhead Printing method : On demand inkjet (F6-Shrink head) This section describes the operating principles of the Printer Mechanism of Nozzle Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W...

  • Page 44: Motors & Sensors

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 2.1.3 Motors & Sensors The following describes the motors and sensors. Table 2-1. Motors & Sensors (Printer) Name Motors & Sensors name Printhead CR Motor Printhead Carriage mechanism...

  • Page 45

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C Table 2-2. Motors & Sensors (Scanner) Name Motors & Sensors name Scanner Carriage Unit Open/close detection Cover Open Sensor mechanism Scanner Motor Drive section of Scanner Carriage mechanism Scanner CR Encoder Table 2-3.

  • Page 46: Pg Setting

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 2.1.4 PG setting Following is the PG setting for Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W . Figure 2-6. PG positions/Cam PG (++) PG (+)

  • Page 47: Printer Initialization

    Epson Artisan 700 / Epson Stylus Photo PX700W / TX700W Revision C 2.1.5 Printer Initialization There are four kinds of initialization method, and the following explains each initialization Hardware initialization This printer is initialized when turning the printer power on, or printer recognized the cold-reset command (remote RS command).

  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    C H A P T E R TROUBLESHOOTING Confidential...

  • Page 49: Preliminary Checks, Specified Tools

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.1 Overview 3.1.2 Preliminary Checks Before starting troubleshooting, be sure to verify that the following conditions This chapter describes how to solve problems. are all met: The power supply voltage must be within the specification limits. (Measure the...

  • Page 50: Motor And Sensor Troubleshooting

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.2 Troubleshooting For the position of each sensor/motor, see 2.1.3 " Motors & Sensors " C H E C K P O I N T (p.49) 3.2.1 Motor and Sensor Troubleshooting Motors The resistance values for the CR motor and the PF motor are given below, however, the values cannot be used to check the motors status since they are DC motor and the resistance between the electric poles varies.

  • Page 51: Troubleshooting By Error Message, Error Message List

    A scanner error has occurred. See your documentation. (Scanner) Maintenance request The printer's ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Table 3-5. (p64) The waste ink counter exceeds to capacity. (waste ink over flow) support.

  • Page 52

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-3. Error Indications and Fault Occurrence Causes Error Name LCD Message Error Cause Reference • Photo Tray cannot operate. The paper cassette is not set correctly. Check for any objects in the cassette or Table 3-11.

  • Page 53

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.3.2 Troubleshooting by Error Message The following tables provide troubleshooting procedures. Confirm the error message displayed on the LCD, and verify it in the following list for the corresponding troubleshooting remedy. If some parts need to be replaced or repaired, make sure to follow the procedure given in Chapter 4 “DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY”.

  • Page 54

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-4. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Printer Mechanism) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the Carriage Shaft free from dirt, and adequately 1.

  • Page 55

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-4. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Printer Mechanism) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Check if the Ink System is installed evenly 1.

  • Page 56

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-4. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Printer Mechanism) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the CR Encoder FFC correctly connected to CN6 1.

  • Page 57

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-4. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Printer Mechanism) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Check if the spur gears of the APG Assy are correctly 1.

  • Page 58

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-4. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Printer Mechanism) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the Main Board damaged? 1. Replace the Main Board with a 4.2.3.2 "...

  • Page 59

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-5. Check point for Fatal error according to each phenomenon (Scanner) Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the Scanner Motor cable properly connected to CN49 1.

  • Page 60

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-7. Check point for Paper jam error according to each phenomenon Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name Rear Paper Guide 1. Is Rear Paper Guide Assy correctly installed? 1.

  • Page 61

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-7. Check point for Paper jam error according to each phenomenon Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the Star Wheel Roller Holder disengaged? 1.

  • Page 62

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-8. Check point for the Paper Out Error according to each phenomenon Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the connector cable of the PE Sensor properly 1.

  • Page 63

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-11. Check point for the Photo Tray Error according to each phenomenon Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the Cassette Unit correctly installed? 1.

  • Page 64

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-13. Check point for the Maintenance Media Error according to each phenomenon Occurrence Failed Part / Symptoms Check Point Remedy Reference Timing Part Name 1. Is the PW Sensor free from ink stain or paper dust? 1.

  • Page 65: Troubleshooting Without Error Message

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.4 Troubleshooting without Error Message 3.4.1 Troubleshooting Printer Mechanism Problems This section provides information for troubleshooting problems of printing mechanisms. Abnormal Noises Table 3-15. Troubleshooting Abnormal Noise Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Check if the noise comes from the planet gear.

  • Page 66

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Paper ejection error Table 3-17. Troubleshooting Paper Ejecting Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Does the PF Roller rotate normally and is the rotational Install the PF Motor properly and apply proper tension to the PF...

  • Page 67

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Print quality problems Table 3-19. Troubleshooting Print Quality Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Run a cleaning and make a test print. Repeat it several Contamination of the Printhead surface Clean the Printhead surface using a cotton-tipped swab.

  • Page 68

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 3-19. Troubleshooting Print Quality Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Contamination of the Carriage Shaft Is the Carriage Shaft free from dirt? Clean the Carriage Shaft surface with a soft dry cloth.

  • Page 69

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Ink is not supplied properly Table 3-20. Troubleshooting Ink Supply Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Set new ink cartridges and make a test print. The problem Ink cartridge failure Replace the Ink cartridges with new ones.

  • Page 70

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Waste ink error Table 3-21. Troubleshooting Waste Ink Problems Problem Possible Cause Check point Remedy Replace the Ink System with a new one. (See 4.2.4.6 " Ink The pump tube is partially compressed. Is there any flat portions in the tubes? System "...

  • Page 71: Troubleshooting Electrical Problems, Troubleshooting I/f-related Problems

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.4.2 Troubleshooting Electrical Problems Check the points described in the table below when the printer does not operate at all (LED does not light) at power-on. Table 3-22. Troubleshooting Power Supply Problems...

  • Page 72

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Troubleshooting Memory Card-related Problems Table 3-24. Troubleshooting Memory Card-related problems Problem Check Point Remedy Is the data on the memory card damaged by static electricity Check if the card is readable with the computer. If not, format...

  • Page 73: Troubleshooting Duplex Unit Problems

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3.5 Troubleshooting Duplex Unit Problems This section provides troubleshooting information on the duplex unit. Find the problem you face in Table 3-25, and troubleshoot the problem referring to the descriptions given in the “Possible Cause”...

  • Page 74: Network Troubleshooting

    The following table describes the troubleshooting related to the Network function of Symptom Check Point Remedy the Epson Artisan 700/ Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W. “Can not connect to 1. In Wireless LAN’s case, check Correctly connect the internet thru LAN” is...

  • Page 75

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Troubles during printing and scanning from PC Table 3-30. Troubles during printing and scanning from PC Symptom Check Point Remedy Print cannot be made 1. In Wireless LAN’s case, check Correctly connect the...

  • Page 76

    W A R N I N G applied on some parts. To prevent ELECTRIC SHOCK, do This section describes procedures for disassembling the main components of Epson not touch the following parts when the power is ON. If the Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W. Unless otherwise specified, disas- shock should happen, the flowing current is very tiny, about a sembled units or components can be reassembled by reversing the disassembly procedure.

  • Page 77: Work Completion Check

    No abnormal noise? OK / *2 : EPSON provides the tools listed with EPSON tool code. *3 : Consult IJP CS Quality Assurance Department for how to get the Leak Check jig, the Is the paper path free of any OK / Air release jig and the Carriage stopper jig.

  • Page 78

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 4-2. Work Completion Check Classification Item Check Point Status Is glass surface dirty? OK / Mechanism Is any foreign substance mixed OK / in the CR movement area? Does CR operate smoothly?

  • Page 79: Additional Procedure/procedural Differences

    Revision C 4.1.4 Additional Procedure/Procedural Differences Refer to the pages mentioned below for the disassembly/reassembly procedures of Epson Artisan700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/Epson Stylus Photo TX700W. Each model is hereinafter called as follows. Epson Artisan800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/Epson Stylus Photo TX800FW:...

  • Page 80

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 4-3. Procedure Differences Parts name Reference page Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W Housing is different. The numbers of the screws and positions are partially different. Upper Housing Left Housing Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW Rear Left Housing 4.2.2 "...

  • Page 81: Disassembly Procedures

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2 Disassembly Procedures For disassembling each unit, refer to the pages in the following flowchart. START “ 4.2.2.1 ADF Unit (Artisan “ 4.2.2.4 Upper Left “ 4.2.2.9 Rear ASF Paper “ 4.2.2.13 Paper Guide “...

  • Page 82

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Disassembling the ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only) Flowchart 4-1 Disassembling Flowchart (1) (p99) “ 4.2.4.11 Main Frame ” START (p144) “ 4.2.6.2 ADF Cover Assy/ADF “ 4.2.4.12 Front Frame ” “ 4.2.4.14 PF Motor ”...

  • Page 83

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.1 Parts transferred from the old printer when Parts to replace replacing the Printer Mechanism Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W When replacing the Printer Mechanism specified as ASP parts with a new one, transfer 4.2.3.3 "...

  • Page 84: Removing The Housing

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2 Removing the Housing 4.2.2.1 Scanner Unit The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ TX700W differ from those of Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW. 4.3.1.1 "Scanner Unit (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W)" (p185) for the procedures. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 85

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C When installing the Scanner Unit, follow the procedure below. Do not open/close the Scanner Unit with the screws removed to C A U T I O N Align and insert the dowel of the Scanner Unit to the avoid damage of the Scanner Unit Hinge.

  • Page 86

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.3 Hinge Close the Scanner Unit. Tighten the screw (x1) finally after making sure that there Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: is no gap between the Scanner Unit and the printer.

  • Page 87

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.4 Upper Left Housing / Panel Lock Button Remove the Panel Lock Button. The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ C H E C K TX700W differ from those of Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW. P O I N T 4.3.1.2 "Upper Left Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W)"...

  • Page 88: Upper Housing

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.5 Upper Housing Release the hooks (x2) and ribs (x3) of the Front Harness Cover with the flathead screwdriver, and remove the Front Harness Cover from the Upper The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ Housing.

  • Page 89

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screws (x9) that secure the Upper Housing. (See Fig. 4-17.) Remove the Panel Unit from the Upper Housing. (See 4.2.3.1 "Panel Unit" (p115).) Release the ribs (x4) and hooks (x2) of the Upper Housing.

  • Page 90: Rear Left Housing, Left Housing / Decoration Belt L

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.6 Rear Left Housing 4.2.2.7 Left Housing / Decoration Belt L The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ C H E C K C H E C K TX700W TX700W .

  • Page 91: Stacker Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.8 Stacker Assy So as to make description easier, the printer in the photographs is C A U T I O N placed vertically in the following steps. Be careful about ink spilling Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: if the printer is tilted in practical operation.

  • Page 92: Rear Asf Paper Guide Cover

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.9 Rear ASF Paper Guide Cover Make sure that the antistatic seals (x2) on the bottom of the Stacker Assy are correctly attached. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: None Removal procedure Release the hook (x1) and remove the Rear ASF Paper Guide Cover.

  • Page 93: Rear Right Fax Housing

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.10 Rear Right FAX Housing Release the ribs (x2) and hook B on the right side, and also release the point A, then remove the Rear Right FAX Housing by lifting it in the direction of The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ the arrow.

  • Page 94: Right Housing / Card Cover

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.11 Right Housing / Card Cover When removing the Right Housing, be careful not to let the Card C A U T I O N Cover interfere with the Card Slot Assy or the Card Cover may be...

  • Page 95: Cassette Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.2.12 Cassette Unit Align and insert the positioning hole of the Right Housing to the dowel of the Base Frame. (See Fig. 4-28.) Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Attach the Card Cover after installing the Right Housing to the None Printer.

  • Page 96: Removing The Circuit Board, Panel Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.3 Removing the Circuit Board 4.2.2.13 Paper Guide Top Assy Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: 4.2.3.1 Panel Unit None The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ C H E C K Removal procedure TX700W .

  • Page 97

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Slide the Ratchet Holder Assy to the left, and release the rib A. (See Fig. Disconnect the Panel FFC from the connector of the Panel Unit. (See Fig. 4-36.) 4-38.) Slide the Ratchet Holder Assy to the front to remove it from the Upper Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Panel Unit and remove the Panel Unit Housing, and remove it from the Panel Unit.

  • Page 98: Main Board / Grounding Plate M/b

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.3.2 Main Board / Grounding Plate M/B Table 4-4. Connectors on the Main Board Number of pins The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 700/PX700W/ C H E C K Connector Artisan 800/ Artisan 700/ TX700W .

  • Page 99

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Right Cable Frame and the Main Main Board Board. (See Fig. 4-40.) Disconnect the I/F-B FFC from the FAX board. (Artisan 800/PX800FW/ Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Ferrite Core Holder A, and remove TX800FW only) (See Fig.

  • Page 100

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C FAX Board (IF-B Board) (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only) Remove the screws (x4) that secure the FAX Board and remove the FAX Board from the Upper Shield Plate M/B. Disconnect the I/F-B FFC from the FAX Board. (See Fig.

  • Page 101

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C When connecting the I/F-B FFC to the Main Board, connect it When attaching the CR Encoder FFC, follow the procedure as shown in Fig. 4-45. below. Put the CR Encoder FFC through the ferrite core.

  • Page 102: Power Supply Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.3.3 Power Supply Unit Route the Power Supply Unit Cable through the groove of the Base Frame, then install the Power Supply Unit to the Base Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Frame.

  • Page 103: Wireless Lan Board

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.3.4 Wireless LAN Board Disconnect the Wireless LAN cable from the connector and remove the Wireless LAN Board. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only)/Scanner Unit/Upper Left...

  • Page 104

    4.2.3.5 Card Slot Assy Disconnect the AID cable from the connector on the SUB Board, and remove the Card Slot Assy. The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Epson Artisan 700/ C H E C K Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W differ from those of...

  • Page 105: Disassembling The Printer Mechanism

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4 Disassembling the Printer Mechanism The procedure (including checks/adjustments); required C A U T I O N before/after removing or replacing the Printhead, varies 4.2.4.1 Printhead according to the target part to replace. Make sure to follow the figure below when operating.

  • Page 106

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: When handling the Printhead, make sure not to touch or C A U T I O N ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only)/Scanner Unit/Upper Left damage the nozzle plate surface of the head. (See Fig.

  • Page 107

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C ASSEMBLING THE PRINTHEAD In the next steps, make sure to take measures against C A U T I O N contamination of the surroundings from ink such as receiving it with BEMCOT or the like.

  • Page 108

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Make sure of the installing condition and correct it if there is any gap. (See Fig. Make sure to install the Ink Supply Tube Assy after confirming that C H E C K 4-62.)

  • Page 109

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Into the screw hole of the Printhead, align and slowly insert the tip of the Ink Insert the thickness gauge from the hole on the side of the Ink Supply Tube Supply Tube screwing tool inserted in the Ink Supply Tube Assy.

  • Page 110

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.2 CR Scale Confirm that there is no ink penetrating into the Decompression C H E C K Tube located inside the Ink Supply Tube Assy. If such ink P O I N T...

  • Page 111: Decompression Pump Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.3 Decompression Pump Unit Detach the Torsion Spring 16.43 from the hook of the Main Frame. Rotate the CR Scale 90 degrees as shown below, and remove it from the Main Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Frame.

  • Page 112

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screws (x3) that secure the Decompression Pump Unit, and When routing the Decompression Pump Motor cable, make remove the Decompression Pump Unit from the Base Frame. sure to secure it with the dowels (x6) and the hook on top of the Decompression Pump Unit as shown in Fig.

  • Page 113: Csic Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.4 CSIC Assy Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only)/Scanner Unit/Upper Left Housing/Paper Guide Top Assy/Upper Housing In the case of Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W, removing the Right C H E C K...

  • Page 114: Ink Supply Ic Holder Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.5 Ink Supply IC Holder Assy Release the hooks (x4) that secure the IC Guide, and remove the IC Guide from the Cartridge Box Unit. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 115

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Make sure to insert the decompression tube into the socket on To prevent ink leakage, make sure not to separate the Ink Supply W A R N I N G the Cartridge Box Unit to the full to its base. (See Fig.

  • Page 116: Ink System

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.6 Ink System Secure the convex sections (x2) of the Clamp Tube into the hole of it from outside to inside as shown in Fig. 4-81. When powering this product, high-voltage current may be applied...

  • Page 117

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Install the Ink System as follows: So as to make description easier, the printer in the photographs is C A U T I O N 1. When the Carriage Lock sticks out, rotate the Combination placed vertically in the following steps.

  • Page 118

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 3. Align the dowels (x2) and the positioning hole (x1) of the Ink 5. Push the switch lever in the direction of the arrow and turn the System with the positioning holes (x2) on the Main Frame and the spur gear (see Fig.

  • Page 119: Lower Asf Paper Guide Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.7 Lower ASF Paper Guide Assy Remove the screws (x3) that secure the Lower ASF Paper Guide Assy. (See Fig. 4-89.) Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Remove the Lower ASF Paper Guide Assy while avoiding hitting the shaft of ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only)/Scanner Unit/Upper Left the Intermediate Roller A to the groove A on the Base Frame.

  • Page 120

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Intermediate Roller fixing plate, and Paper feed defect will occur if the flap of the Lower ASF Paper remove the Intermediate Roller fixing plate from the Lower ASF Paper Guide Guide Assy comes off;...

  • Page 121: Cdr Tray Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.8 CDR Tray Assy Make sure to install the Lower ASF Paper Guide Assy while Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: pressing the Spur Gear B in the direction of the arrow so as to engage it with the Spur Gear C.

  • Page 122

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Take care not to damage the CDR Tray Sensor when removing the Make sure to insert the dowel of the right arm into the groove C A U T I O N CDR Tray Assy.

  • Page 123: Ld Roller

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.9 LD Roller Never touch or damage the surface of the Intermediate Roller as C A U T I O N Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: doing so can adversely affect print quality.

  • Page 124: Pick-up Roller

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.10 Pick-up Roller Never touch or damage the surface of the LD Roller as doing so can C A U T I O N adversely affect print quality. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 125: Main Frame

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.11 Main Frame Be careful not to touch or damage the Pick-up Roller so can C A U T I O N adversely affect print quality. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 126

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Release the Plunger cable from the hooks (x10) of the Front Frame. (See Fig. When removing the Main Frame, be careful not to damage the C A U T I O N 4-105.)

  • Page 127

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Attach the Grounding Plate A between the Main Frame and When installing the Main Frame, be careful not to let it hit the Base Frame. (See Fig. 4-106, Fig. 4-107.) Base Frame. If the EJ Release Frame Assy L hits the Base Frame (see Fig.

  • Page 128: Front Frame

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.12 Front Frame 4.2.4.13 EJ Frame Assy / EJ Release Frame Assy R/ EJ Release Frame Assy L The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the C H E C K The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the Base Frame.

  • Page 129

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C While holding the right side of the EJ Frame Assy, turn the Spur Gear on the Remove the screw (x1) that secures the EJ Release Frame Assy L and remove left side in the direction of the arrow, and move the EJ Frame Assy to the front the EJ Release Frame Assy L with the EJ Frame Shaft.

  • Page 130

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Align the dowels (x2) of the EJ Release Frame Assy L with the After installing the EJ Release Frame Assy L, follow the positioning holes (x2) of the Main Frame. (See Fig.

  • Page 131: Pf Motor

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.14 PF Motor Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Spacer, and remove the Spacer. (See Fig. 4-118.) The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the C H E C K Remove the Compression Spring.

  • Page 132

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Be careful not to damage the Pinion Gear of the PF Motor. When installing the PF Motor, keep the groove of the PF Motor C A U T I O N upward.

  • Page 133: Cr Motor

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.15 CR Motor Align the positioning holes (x2) of the Holder with the dowels (x2) of the Main Frame. (See Fig. 4-120.) The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the...

  • Page 134

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Loosen the screw (x1) that secures the Parallelism Bushing. (See Fig. 4-125.) Be careful not to damage the Pinion Gear of the CR Motor with the C A U T I O N Lift the PG Lever R and disengage the dowel of the Main Frame from the CR Motor Holder.

  • Page 135: Carriage Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.16 Carriage Unit When installing the CR Motor, install it with the groove of the CR Motor as shown in Fig. 4-127. The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the...

  • Page 136

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Detach the CR Timing Belt from the CR Motor. Remove the Frame Sheet from the Main Frame. Remove the E-ring and remove the PG Lever R. (See Fig. 4-132.) Rear side Remove the Torsion Spring R.

  • Page 137

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Be careful not to touch the PF Scale with bare hands. Be careful not to damage the Carriage Shaft with the Frame. C A U T I O N C A U T I O N Be careful not to damage or contaminate the PF Scale.

  • Page 138

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 17. Slide the Carriage Shaft to the 80 digit side, and detach the point B of the When replacing the CR Timing Belt, insert the CR Timing Belt Carriage Shaft from the Main Frame, and remove the Carriage Unit together to the Timing Belt Holder, and install it to the Carriage Unit as with the CR Timing Belt and the Carriage Shaft.

  • Page 139: Transmission Holder Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.17 Transmission Holder Assy Make sure that all gears on the Transmission Holder Assy are properly installed to the hooks and move smoothly. The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the C H E C K Base Frame.

  • Page 140: Rear Frame

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.18 Rear Frame Peel off the PF Encoder FFC from the Rear Frame. (See Fig. 4-144.) Remove the Torsion Spring A (x4), B (x2) and C (x2). (See Fig. 4-144.) The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the C H E C K Remove the Spur Gears (x2) and Combination Gear (x1).

  • Page 141

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screws (x5) that secure the Rear Frame and the screws (x2) that Align the ribs (x2) of the Rear Frame with the positioning holes secure the CR Motor Holder, and remove the Rear Frame together with the (x2) of the Main Frame.

  • Page 142

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.19 Upper Paper Guide L/R / PE Sensor Upper Paper Guide R/PE Sensor Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Sub Transmission Cam Holder and The Main Frame becomes unstable once it is removed from the C H E C K remove the Sub Transmission Cam Holder.

  • Page 143

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Release the hooks (x2) of the Main Frame and remove the Upper Paper Guide Align the positioning hole of the PE Sensor with the dowel of R in the direction of the arrow.

  • Page 144: Waste Ink Tray Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.20 Waste Ink Tray Assy Align the dowels (x2) of the Sub Transmission Cam Holder with the Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: positioning holes (x2) of the Main Frame. (See Fig.

  • Page 145

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Be careful about ink spilling from the Waste Ink Tube. The Waste Ink Tray Assy includes below waste ink pads. C A U T I O N Location ASP Name Qty. POROUS PAD,INK EJ,FRONT,LOWER...

  • Page 146

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.21 Lower Paper Guide Waste Ink Pad Assy Align and insert the ribs (x3) of the Waste Ink Tray Assy to the Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: holes (x3) of the Base Frame, and secure the assy with the hook Cassette Unit (x1) and screw (x1).

  • Page 147: Front Paper Guide Waste Ink Pad

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.4.22 Front Paper Guide Waste Ink Pad Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: ADF Unit (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW only)/Scanner Unit/Upper Left Housing/Paper Guide Top Assy/Upper Housing/Cassette Unit/Lower Paper Guide Waste Ink Pad Assy Removal procedure Remove the Front Paper Guide Waste Ink Pad with tweezers.

  • Page 148: Disassembling Scanner Unit, Scanner Upper Housing (artisan 800/px800fw/tx800fw)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.5 Disassembling Scanner Unit When installing the Upper Scanner Housing, align the rib of the Scanner Upper Housing and the groove of the Scanner The disassembly/reassembly procedures of Artisan 800/PX800FW/ C H E C K Decoration Belt L/R as shown in Fig.

  • Page 149: Scanner Motor Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.5.2 Scanner Motor Unit When installing the Scanner Motor Unit, be sure of the following. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Route the Scanner Motor cable through the grooves (x3) of the Scanner Lower Housing.

  • Page 150: Scanner Carriage Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.5.3 Scanner Carriage Unit Artisan 700/ Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Grounding PX700W/TX700W Wire Scanner Unit/ADF Unit/ Scanner Upper Housing/Scanner Motor Unit Removal procedure Some of the parts of Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW differ from C H E C K those of Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W.

  • Page 151

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Release the ribs (Artisan 800/PX800FW/TX800FW: x4, Artisan 700/ Turn the Combination Gear 12.1, 11.3 in the direction of the arrow, and move PX700W/TX700W: x3) that secure the Scanner Cable Cover to the Scanner the Scanner Carriage Unit to the center.

  • Page 152

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Be careful not to damage the Scanner Carriage FFC since they are After replacing or removing the Scanner Carriage, be sure to A D J U S T M E N T...

  • Page 153: Scanner Cr Encoder Board

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.5.4 Scanner CR Encoder Board When routing the Scanner CR Encoder FFC of Artisan 800/ Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: PX800FW/TX800FW, route it as shown in Fig. 4-168 Fig. 4-172.

  • Page 154: Cover Open Sensor

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.5.5 Cover Open Sensor Disconnect the Cover Open Sensor FFC from the connector of the Cover Open Sensor, and remove the Cover Open Sensor from the Scanner Lower Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Housing.

  • Page 155: Adf Hinge

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6 Disassembly of the ADF Unit When routing the Cover Open Sensor FFC, route it as shown below and in Fig. 4-171. 4.2.6.1 ADF Hinge Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 156: Adf Cover Assy/adf Cover L

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.2 ADF Cover Assy/ADF Cover L Release the hooks (x2) and the dowel (x1) that secure the ADF Cover L, and remove the ADF Cover L. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 157: Adf Ld Frame Assy, Adf Right Cover/adf Rear Cover

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.3 ADF LD Frame Assy 4.2.6.4 ADF Right Cover/ADF Rear Cover Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Scanner Unit/ADF Unit/ADF Cover Assy Scanner Unit/ADF Unit/ADF Cover Assy...

  • Page 158

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Open the ADF Document Support Cover. When installing the ADF Right Cover, align the positioning Remove the screws (x3) that secure the ADF Rear Cover. holes (x2) with the dowels (x2) of the ADF Right Cover and the...

  • Page 159: Adf Cover Stacker/adf Document Support Cover

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.5 ADF Cover Stacker/ADF Document Support Cover Release the dowels (x2) that secure the ADF Document Support Cover, and remove the ADF Document Support Cover from the ADF Base Assy. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 160: Adf Front Cover, Adf Document Support Assy

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.6 ADF Front Cover 4.2.6.7 ADF Document Support Assy Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Scanner Unit/ADF Unit/ADF Cover Assy/ADF Right Cover A/DF Rear Cover/...

  • Page 161: Adf Frame Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.8 ADF Frame Unit Remove the screws (x2) that secure the ADF Frame Unit. Release the dowel (x1) of the ADF Base and the dowels (x2) of the Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: ADF Frame Unit, then remove the ADF Frame Unit from the ADF Base Assy.

  • Page 162: Adf Motor Unit

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.9 ADF Motor Unit When removing the ADF Motor Unit, be careful not to drop the C A U T I O N Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: gears (x5) of the ADF Frame Unit and ADF Motor Unit shown below.

  • Page 163

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screw (x1), and remove the torsion spring and the Grounding Be careful of the following when installing the ADF Motor Unit. Wire from the ADF Motor Unit, then remove the ADF Motor Unit from the Route the ADF Motor cable, the ADF Sensor cable and the ADF Frame Unit.

  • Page 164: Adf Pf Roller

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.2.6.10 ADF PF Roller When placing the cables on the ADF Cable Cover, route them as shown below. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance: Scanner Unit/ADF Unit/ADF Cover Assy/ADF Right Cover/ADF Rear Cover/...

  • Page 165

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the E-ring. Remove the torsion spring from the ADF PF Roller, and remove the ADF PF Roller from the ADF Frame Unit in the direction of the arrow. ADF PF Roller...

  • Page 166: Scanner Unit (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3 Disassembly/reassembly procedures specific Peel off the Scanner FFC (x3) together with the Ferrite core (x1) from the Main Board. to Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W Pull out the terminal of the Grounding Wire from the Frame.

  • Page 167

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Lift the Hinge on the right side in the direction of the arrow (1), and slide the When installing the Scanner Unit, follow the procedure below. Scanner Unit in the direction of the arrow (2), and remove it.

  • Page 168

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.2 Upper Left Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) Close the Scanner Unit while temporarily tightening them screw (x1). The disassembly/reassembly procedures for Artisan 800/PX800FW/ C H E C K Tighten the screw (x1) after making sure that there is no...

  • Page 169: Upper Housing (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.3 Upper Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) Release the hooks (x5) of the Panel Unit Front Cover. (See Fig. 4-211) While pushing the Panel Lock Button, slide the Panel Upper Cover in the The disassembly/reassembly procedures for Artisan 800/PX800FW/...

  • Page 170

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Remove the screws (x10) that secure the Upper Housing. Peel off the double-sided tape A that secures the Panel FFC to the Front Frame, and lift the Upper Housing until the Panel FFC becomes detached from the FFC Holder.

  • Page 171

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.4 Rear Left Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) After removing/replacing the Upper Housing, make the specified A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U I R E D adjustments.

  • Page 172

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.5 Left Housing/Decoration Belt L (Artisan 700/PX700W/ So as to make description easier, the printer in the photographs is C A U T I O N TX700W) placed vertically in the following steps. Be careful about ink spilling if the printer is tilted in practical operation.

  • Page 173: Rear Right Housing (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.6 Rear Right Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) Release the ribs (x2) on the right side, and also release the point A, then remove the Rear Right Housing by lifting it in the direction of the arrow. (See The disassembly/reassembly procedures for Artisan 800/PX800FW/ Fig.

  • Page 174: Right Housing/card Cover (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.1.7 Right Housing/Card Cover (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) When removing the Right Housing, be careful not to let the Card C A U T I O N Cover interfere with the Card Slot Assy or the Card Cover may be...

  • Page 175

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.2 Removing the Circuit Board Artisan 700/PX700W/ Align and insert the positioning hole of the Right Housing to the TX700W dowel of the Base Frame. (See Fig. 4-222) Attach the Card Cover after installing the Right Housing to the 4.3.2.1 Panel Unit (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W)

  • Page 176

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Tilt the Panel Unit by 45 degrees to align the rib of the shaft on the left side of After replacing the Panel Unit, be sure to perform the required A D J U S T M E N T the Panel Unit with the groove of the Upper Housing.

  • Page 177

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.2.2 Main Board/Grounding Plate M/B (Artisan 700/PX700W/ Remove the screw (x1) that secures the Grounding Plate M/B, and remove the TX700W) Grounding Plate M/B together with the Grounding Plate Sheet M/B. The disassembly/reassembly procedures for Artisan 800/PX800FW/...

  • Page 178

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Disconnect the cables and FFCs connected to the section B of the Main Remove the screws (x6) that secure the Upper Shield Plate M/B and remove Board. (See Fig. 4-229.) the Upper Shield Plate M/B.

  • Page 179

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Align the positioning holes (x2) on the Main Board with the When replacing the Grounding Plate Sheet M/B, insert the dowels (x2) of the Lower Shield Plate M/B. (See Fig. 4-234.) sheet between the FFC and the Main Frame, and secure it with double-sided tape to the Grounding Plate M/B.

  • Page 180: Card Slot Assy (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.2.3 Card Slot Assy (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) When replacing the Main Board, the MAC address need to be A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U I R E D...

  • Page 181: Document Cover

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.3 Disassembling the Scanner Unit (Artisan 700/ Disconnect the AID cable from the connector on the SUB Board, and remove the Card Slot Assy. PX700W/TX700W) C H E C K P O I N T...

  • Page 182: Scanner Upper Housing (artisan 700/px700w/tx700w)

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.3.3.2 Scanner Upper Housing (Artisan 700/PX700W/TX700W) Release the ribs (x4) on the Scanner Upper Housing, and remove the Scanner Upper Housing in the direction of the arrow. Parts/Components need to be removed in advance:...

  • Page 183

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 4.4 Routing FFC/cables ADF/SCANNER (ARTISAN 700/PX700W/TX700W) FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks Scanner Cover Open Sensor FFC CN10 Ferrite Core x1 Scanner Carriage FFC CN41 Ferrite Core x1 Scanner CR Encoder FFC CN49...

  • Page 184

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C MAIN BOARD (TOP SIDE) (ARTISAN 700/PX700W/TX700W) Routing hole for FFC/cable Following describes routing the cables and FFCs that connect to the Main Board. Hook Ferrite Core position Start Cable Route CN No.

  • Page 185

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C CARD SLOT ASSY FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks Mounted only in Japanese I/F FFC (Infra-red) CN32 models. SUB FFC SUB FFC: Route this between Ferrite Core and Base Frame, and STG FFC...

  • Page 186

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C MAIN BOARD (BEHIND CARTRIDGE BOX) (ARTISAN 700/PX700W/TX700W) FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks Panel FFC CN33 Ferrite core (x1) CR Encoder FFC Head FFC (x4) CN1,2,3,4 CSIC FFC Note * : Fig. 4-247 for the connector positions on the Main Board.

  • Page 187

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C ROUTING THROUGH THE FFC HOLDER ROUTING AROUND THE PRINTER MECHANISM FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks CR Encoder FFC Plunger cable CN19 for the connector positions on the Main Board.

  • Page 188

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks FFC/cable name CN No. Remarks PF Motor Cable CN22 Ferrite Core x1 PE Sensor Cable Ferrite Core x1 for the connector positions on the Main Board. Power Supply Unit cable CN501 Note "...

  • Page 189

    C H A P T E R ADJUSTMENT Confidential...

  • Page 190: Adjustment Items And Overview, Servicing Adjustment Item List

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.1 Adjustment Items and Overview For information on how to carry out the adjustments and C H E C K P O I N T media required for the adjustments, see the instructions This chapter describes adjustments required after the disassembly/reassembly of the displayed by the adjustment program.

  • Page 191

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-1. Adjustment Items Adjustment Item Purpose Method Outline Tool When the main board needs to be replaced, use this to copy adjustment Readout the EEPROM data from the main board before •...

  • Page 192

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-1. Adjustment Items Adjustment Item Purpose Method Outline Tool Initialize The PF deterioration offset counter is reset. Reset the PF deterioration offset counter. • Adjustment Program deterioration Max value The maximum PF deterioration offset counter is entered.

  • Page 193

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-2. Maintenance Items Adjustment Item Purpose Method Outline Tool Run this cleaning when dots missing is observed on an adjustment Perform a head cleaning using the adjustment program, and print • Adjustment Program Head cleaning pattern printed by the adjustment program.

  • Page 194

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-3. Additional Functions Adjustment Item Purpose Method Outline Tool Printer information Manual cleaning counter Use this to readout information on the printer Select the desired menu in the adjustment program • Adjustment Program check operations.

  • Page 195

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-3. Additional Functions Adjustment Item Purpose Method Outline Tool Select the desired menu in the adjustment program • Adjustment Program I/C latest error code Use this to readout information on the printer (Cyan) operations.

  • Page 196: Required Adjustments

    (See 4.2.4.1 “Printhead (p124) ”.) *2 : Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/TX800FW only. *3 : Carry out this operation after removing the Waste Ink Tray Assy. *4 : Carry out "Checking the result of PG adjustment (p239)"...

  • Page 197

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-4. Required Adjustment List Priority Adjustment Item Part Name Ink Supply IC Holder Remove Assy Replace Remove Card Slot Assy Replace Remove Power Supply Unit Replace Remove CR Motor Replace Remove...

  • Page 198

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Table 5-4. Required Adjustment List Priority Adjustment Item Part Name Remove Upper Housing Replace Remove Scanner Unit Replace ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Items and Overview Confidential...

  • Page 199: Adjustment Using Adjustment Program, Bi-d Adjustment, Top Margin Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2 Adjustment Using Adjustment Program 5.2.2 Bi-D Adjustment The pattern shown below is printed for each of the PG settings and four print modes. This section explains how to judge print samples using the adjustment program. Follow the instructions of the adjustment program for details of the adjustment methods.

  • Page 200: Pw Adjustment/first Dot Position Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.3 PW Adjustment/First Dot Position Adjustment PW Adjustment How to Judge Patterns are printed as shown below. Enter the value of the line located 5mm away from each edge. Example: In the left figure, enter “0” (top), “5” (bottom), “-3” (left) and “0” (right).

  • Page 201: Head Angular Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.4 Head Angular Adjustment Example for judgement C H E C K Two patterns are printed as shown below. P O I N T Band pattern The following pattern is printed. The lines below “1 to 80” are printed while the carriage moves from the home to the other side, and lines below “80 to 1”...

  • Page 202: Pf Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.5 PF Adjustment PF-Bottom Edge Area PF-Standard Area Patterns are printed as shown below. Patterns are printed as shown below. Upper block Lower block Figure 5-7. PF Adjustment (Bottom Edge Area) Pattern...

  • Page 203: Mac Address Setting

    MAC address cannot be connected to the network. Attach a new MAC address label on the Upper M/ The default printer name on a network consists of “EPSON” • B Shield Plate. and the last six digits of the MAC address. Therefore, the printer name becomes different from the previous one.

  • Page 204

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Setting procedure The MAC address required on the adjustment program is C A U T I O N written on the MAC address label on the Upper M/B Shield Plate. Make sure that the address written on the MAC address label matches the MAC address settings in the EEPROM.

  • Page 205: Pg Offset Value Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.7 PG Offset Value Adjustment Setting procedure Start the adjustment program, and select “PG offset value Adjustment” from the Overview menu. To compensate the deviation of the PG position (see Table5.3.1 (p235)) derived from...

  • Page 206: Case Open Sensor Check

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.8 Case Open Sensor Check CHECK 1 Overview Start the printer in the special inspection mode. This printer is equipped with a cover open sensor, and a scanner open error occurs when the printer detects the scanner is opened during operation such as printing. This check is to inspect the cover open sensor;...

  • Page 207

    Cover open sensor condition Open! Select “Special Inspection”, and press LCD (Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo Tray sensor condition Photo PX800FW/TX800FW) or “Cross Key and OK” button (Epson Artisan 700/ Open! Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W). DUP unit sensor condition Inspection Mode...

  • Page 208

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Place the thickness gauge 0.9mm on the location described in Figure 5-20. Open the scanner and replace the gauge to the thickness gauge 3 mm, and confirm the Cover open sensor condition changes to “Open!” even when the scanner is closed.

  • Page 209: Aid Inspection

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.9 AID inspection CHECK 2 Overview Perform Check 2 at power on immediately after Check 1 C A U T I O N (p226). The printer has an AID mechanism which automatically carries out nozzle check and runs cleaning according to the number of detected clogged nozzles (AID detection Even though the sensor’s operation is checked using the...

  • Page 210

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.10 Banding Reduction System (BRS) Adjustment / Specified Scanner to perform the adjustment Paper Feed Amount Profile (PFP) Correction Install the driver of the scanner to the PC in advance. C A U T I O N...

  • Page 211

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Adjustment Flow When an error is displayed in the adjustment program, check the C H E C K points below, then carry out the adjustment again. If an error P O I N T...

  • Page 212: Brs (banding Reduction System) Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.10.1 BRS (Banding Reduction System) Adjustment Scanning the BRS Adjustment Pattern Set the printed pattern and the PFP Base Scale on the document table and click the Printing the BRS Adjustment Pattern [Scan] button on the “3.

  • Page 213: Pfp Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.2.10.2 PFP Adjustment Scanning the PFP Adjustment Pattern Set the PFP Base Scale and the PFP test pattern on the document table and click Printing the PFP Adjustment Pattern the [Scan] button on the “3. Scan Test Pattern” column.

  • Page 214

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Printing the PFP Check Pattern Judging the Check Pattern Set 4 x 6 Premium Glossy Photo Paper on the paper support and click the [Print] Referring to Figure 5-30 check that there is no white or overlapped bands in all the Button on the “4.

  • Page 215: Adjustment Without Using Adjustment Program

    Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/TX800FW/ Parallelism adjustment jigs (two types; the one for 0th column side and the Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W have one for 80th column side) five PG pre-settings using the APG mechanism. Use the Fixtures for precision control minimum PG setting (PG –: 1.2mm) to carry out this...

  • Page 216

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Preparation Checking the status of printer mechanism Preparing the parallelism adjustment jigs Before starting the PG adjustment, confirm the printer mechanism is in the following status. After assembling the parallelism adjustment jigs, check the origin of each dial •...

  • Page 217

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C • The EJ Frame Assy must be lowered most. Adjustment procedure Move the carriage to the home position. 80 column side 0 column side Loosen all the screws the secure each parallelism adjustment bushing.

  • Page 218

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C To reduce measurement errors, lift and lower each part of the jigs lightly, then press each part easily. Check all the dial gauges, and adjust the parallelism adjustment bushings within the standard values in the order of closest to the dial gauge indicating the biggest value.

  • Page 219

    C H E C K If the carriage comes in contact with a gauge, perform the adjustment again. Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W have five PG P O I N T Move the carriage to the center of the platen, and place 1.3 mm thickness gauges pre-settings using the APG mechanism.

  • Page 220: Cr Timing Belt Tension Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/TX800FW/Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.3.2 CR Timing Belt Tension Adjustment Press the “MEASURE” button on the Tension gauge and flip the Timing Belt with plastic tweezers. This section describes CR Timing Belt tension adjustment.

  • Page 221: Pf Timing Belt Tension Adjustment

    Epson Artisan 800/Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW/TX800FW/Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.3.3 PF Timing Belt Tension Adjustment This section describes PF Timing Belt tension adjustment. Purpose This adjustment is made when the PF Timing Belt is removed, re-installed, or loosened.

  • Page 222: I/s Decompress

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.4 Other functions Procedure Start the adjustment program, and select “I/S Decompress” from the menu. This section describes the additional functions; not adjustment items though, of the adjustment program. 5.4.1 I/S Decompress...

  • Page 223: Aid Shk Error Reset

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 5.4.2 AID SHK Error Reset Procedure Select “AID SHK Error Reset” from the menu of the adjustment program, and Overview press the “Reset” button. When a fatal error related to AID (AID SHK error) occurs, it cannot be cancelled unless resetting the specified error counter.

  • Page 224

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C After replacing appropriate parts in step 4, turn on the printer, select “AID SHK In the next step; when executing a manual cleaning, make sure to C A U T I O N Error Reset”...

  • Page 225

    C H A P T E R MAINTENANCE Confidential...

  • Page 226: Service Maintenance, Printhead Cleaning

    This section provides information to maintain the printer in its optimum condition. the “Maintenance request error”, take the following actions to clear the error. (This error is displayed in EPSON Status Monitor 3 and on the LCD panel.) 6.1.1 Cleaning 6.1.2.1 Printhead cleaning...

  • Page 227: Service Call

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C 6.1.3 Lubrication 6.1.2.2 Service Call Ink is consumed also for cleaning and flushing operations. When the ink is used for clean- The type and amount of the grease used to lubricate the printer parts are determined ing and flushing operations, the ink is drained to the Waste Ink Pads (Ink Waste Tray Assy) based on the results of the internal evaluations.

  • Page 228

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C Refer to the following figures for the lubrication points. <Lubrication Points> PG Cam L 1. Contact points between the PG <Lubrication Points> Cam L and Left Parallelism 1. Two contact points between...

  • Page 229

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> 1. Four contact points between Seven contact points between the the Driven Pulley Holder and bushings of the Paper Guide Front the Main Frame Assy and EJ Roller Shaft/PF Driven Pulley Holder Roller Shaft.

  • Page 230

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> Bottom of the EJ Frame Assy EJ Frame Assy 1. Two contact points between Contact point between the EJ the EJ Frame Assy and the EJ Release Frame Assy L...

  • Page 231

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> Main Frame 1. Ten contact points between the 1. Five points on the shafts of the Intermediate Roller shaft and the Main Frame and APG Holder Intermediate Roller shaft...

  • Page 232

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> Spur Gear13.6 1. Four contact points between Four contact points between the EJ Release Trigger the Transmission Holder Assy Spur Gear 17.6 and the EJ Release and the Transmission Gears Trigger Spur Gear 17.6...

  • Page 233

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> 1. Two toothed areas of the Pick Two Contact points between the Up Roller transmission shaft LD Roller shaft and the Base Frame 2. Two contact points between...

  • Page 234

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> <Lubrication Points> Contact points between the Base On the shaft of the Panel Unit Panel Unit Frame and the Combination Gear (3mm away from the left end) A, B and Spur Gear A Spur Gear <Type>...

  • Page 235

    Epson Artisan 700/Epson Stylus Photo PX700W/TX700W Revision C <Lubrication Points> 1. Contact points between the Main Frame Main Frame and the fixing plate R. (Three hooks) 2. Contact points between the Main Frame and the fixing plate R. (Two dowels) <Type>...

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