Epson L110 User Manual
Epson L110 User Manual

Epson L110 User Manual

Epson l110 color inkjet printer user's guide
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  • Page 1 User’s Guide NPD4687-00 EN...
  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademarks

    The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    User’s Guide Contents Contents 2-sided printing (for Windows only)..24 Copyright and Trademarks Fit to page printing..... . 26 Copyright and Trademarks.
  • Page 4 Diagnosing the Problem....49 Contacting Epson Support....67 Checking product status.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    User’s Guide Introduction Introduction Where to Find Information The latest version of the following manuals are available on the Epson support website. http://www.epson.eu/Support (Europe) http://support.epson.net/ (other than Europe) ❏ Start Here (paper): Provides you with information on setting up the product and installing the software.
  • Page 6: Important Instructions

    User’s Guide Important Instructions Important Instructions Safety Instructions Read and follow these instructions to ensure safe use of this product. Make sure you keep this guide for future reference. Also, be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. ❏...
  • Page 7 ❏ Do not continue printing when the ink level is below the lower limit on the ink tank. Continued use of the product when the ink level is below the lower limit could damage the product. Epson recommends filling all ink tanks to the upper line when the product is not operating to reset the ink levels.
  • Page 8: Handling Ink

    Epson Status Monitor, your LCD, or lights on the control panel will advise you when this part needs replacing.
  • Page 9: Getting To Know Your Product

    User’s Guide Getting to Know Your Product Getting to Know Your Product Product Parts Note: The illustrations in this manual may vary depending on the product. Paper support Ink tank unit Output tray Output tray extension Stopper Control panel Edge guide Rear paper feed...
  • Page 10: Guide To The Control Panel

    User’s Guide Getting to Know Your Product Printer cover Ink tubes Ink reservoir tanks (Ink tanks) Transportation lock Print head (under this section) USB connector AC inlet Guide to the Control Panel...
  • Page 11: Buttons

    “Refilling the Ink Tanks” on page 32 & Flashes when the ink level may be low. You may continue printing. However, prepare new ink bottles soon. Epson recommends the use of genuine Epson ink bottles. “Ink Bottles” on page 62 &...
  • Page 12: Paper Handling

    You can achieve good results with most types of plain paper. However, coated papers provide superior prints because they absorb less ink. Epson provides special papers that are formulated for the ink used in Epson ink jet products, and recommends these papers to ensure high-quality results.
  • Page 13: Paper Type Settings From The Printer Driver

    20 (L300/L350) *1 Paper with a weight of 64 g/m2 (17 lb) to 90 g/m2 (24 lb). *2 The loading capacity for manual 2-sided printing is 15 sheets (L110/L210) or 30 sheets (L300/L350). Paper type settings from the printer driver The product automatically adjusts itself for the type of paper you select in your print settings.
  • Page 14: Loading Paper

    User’s Guide Paper Handling For this paper Printer driver paper type Plain paper* plain papers Epson Bright White Ink Jet Paper* plain papers Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper* Epson Premium Glossy Epson Matte Paper – Heavyweight* Epson Matte Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper*...
  • Page 15: Loading Envelopes

    ❏ For plain paper, do not load paper above the H arrow mark inside the edge guide. For Epson special media, make sure the number of sheets is less than the limit specified for the media. “Selecting Paper” on page 12 &...
  • Page 16 User’s Guide Paper Handling Slide out the paper support and the output tray and then raise the stopper. Slide the edge guide to the left. Load envelopes short edge first with the flap facing down and to the left. Then slide the edge guide against the left edge of the envelopes, but not too tightly.
  • Page 17: Printing

    Note for Windows users: ❏ Your printer driver automatically finds and installs the latest version of the printer driver from Epson’s Web site. Click the Software Update button in your printer driver’s Maintenance window, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 18: Getting Information Through Online Help

    Print Click Print on the File menu of your application. Epson Printer Utility 4 For Mac OS X 10.7, click System Preferences on the Apple menu and then click Print & Scan. Select your product from the Printers list box, click Options & Supplies, Utility, and then click Open Printer Utility.
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    User’s Guide Printing Basic Operations Basic printing Note: ❏ The screen shots in this manual may vary depending on the model. ❏ Before you print, load paper properly. “Loading Paper” on page 14 & “Loading Envelopes” on page 15 & ❏...
  • Page 20: Basic Product Settings For Mac Os X

    User’s Guide Printing Select Portrait (tall) or Landscape (wide) to change the orientation of your print. Note: Select Landscape when printing on envelopes. Select the appropriate Paper Type setting. “Paper type settings from the printer driver” on page 13 & Note: Print quality is automatically adjusted for the selected Paper Type.
  • Page 21 User’s Guide Printing Access the Print dialog box. “Accessing the printer driver for Mac OS X” on page 18 & Note: If the simplified status monitor is displayed, click the Show Details button (for Mac OS X 10.7) or the d button (for Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.5) to extend this dialog box.
  • Page 22: Canceling Printing

    For Windows Note: You cannot cancel a print job that has been completely sent to the product. In this case, cancel the print job by using the product. Access the EPSON Status Monitor 3. “For Windows” on page 49 &...
  • Page 23: Other Options

    Printing photos the easy way Epson Easy Photo Print lets you lay out and print digital images on various types of paper. The step-by-step instructions in the window let you preview the printed images and get the effects you want without having to make any difficult settings.
  • Page 24: Product Presets (For Windows Only)

    Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Epson Software, then click Easy Photo Print. For Mac OS X Double-click the Applications folder on your Mac OS X hard drive, then double-click in turn on the Epson Software and Easy Photo Print folders and finally double-click the Easy Photo Print icon.
  • Page 25: Product Settings For Windows

    ❏ The surface of the paper may be smeared during 2-sided printing. ❏ This feature is available only when EPSON Status Monitor 3 is enabled. To enable the status monitor, access the printer driver and click the Maintenance tab followed by the Extended Settings button. In the Extended Settings window, check the Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3 check box.
  • Page 26: Fit To Page Printing

    User’s Guide Printing Fit to page printing Lets you automatically enlarge or reduce the size of your document to fit the paper size selected in the printer driver. Note: This feature may not be available at some settings. Product settings for Windows Access the printer settings.
  • Page 27: Pages Per Sheet Printing

    User’s Guide Printing Pages per sheet printing Lets you use the printer driver to print two or four pages on a single sheet of paper. Note: This feature may not be available at some settings. Product settings for Windows Access the printer settings. “Accessing the printer driver for Windows”...
  • Page 28: Sharing The Product For Printing

    User’s Guide Printing Sharing the Product for Printing Setup for Windows These instructions tell you how to set up your product so other users on the network can share it. First you will set up the product as a shared printer on the computer directly connected to it. Then you will add the product to each network computer that will access it.
  • Page 29 User’s Guide Printing If you want to automatically download printer drivers for computers that are running different versions of Windows, click Additional Drivers and select the environment and the operating systems of the other computers. Click OK, then insert the product software disk. Click OK or Close (if you installed additional drivers).
  • Page 30: Setup For Mac Os X

    User’s Guide Printing Windows 7 and Vista: Click the Add a printer button. Windows XP: Click the Add a printer button. The Add Printer Wizard appears. Click the Next button. Windows 7 and Vista: Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer, and then click Next. Windows XP: Select A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer, then click Next.
  • Page 31: Refilling Ink

    “Ink Bottles” on page 62 & ❏ Epson recommends the use of genuine Epson ink bottles. Epson cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-genuine ink. The use of non-genuine ink may cause damage that is not covered by Epson’s warranties, and under certain circumstances, may cause erratic product behavior.
  • Page 32: Ink Bottle Specifications

    ❏ Do not continue printing when the ink level is below the lower limit on the ink tank. Continued use of the product when the ink level is below the lower limit could damage the product. Epson recommends filling all ink tanks to the upper line when the product is not operating to reset the ink levels.
  • Page 33 User’s Guide Refilling Ink Make sure the P light is on, but not flashing. Unhook the ink tank unit from the product and lay it down. Note: Do not pull the tubes. Open the ink tank unit cover, and then remove the cap of the ink tank. Note: ❏...
  • Page 34 User’s Guide Refilling Ink Important: Install the ink bottle cap tightly; otherwise ink may leak. Note: Do not dispose of the top of the cap. If any ink remains in the ink bottle after refilling the tank, use the top of the cap to seal the ink bottle cap.
  • Page 35 User’s Guide Refilling Ink Install the cap onto the ink tank securely. Repeat steps 3 to 6 for each ink bottle. Close the ink tank unit cover. Hook the ink tank unit onto the product. Note: ❏ If the B light is on, press the y button. ❏...
  • Page 36: Maintaining Your Product And Software

    Make sure that no warnings or errors are indicated in the control panel. Make sure that A4-size paper is loaded in the rear paper feed. Access the Epson Printer Utility 4. “Accessing the printer driver for Mac OS X” on page 18 &...
  • Page 37: Cleaning The Print Head

    User’s Guide Maintaining Your Product and Software 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. You can clean the print head from your computer using the Head Cleaning utility in the printer driver or from the product by using the buttons.
  • Page 38: Aligning The Print Head

    User’s Guide Maintaining Your Product and Software Access the Epson Printer Utility 4. “Accessing the printer driver for Mac OS X” on page 18 & Click the Head Cleaning icon. Follow the on-screen instructions. Aligning the Print Head If you notice a misalignment of vertical lines or horizontal banding, you may be able to solve this problem by using the Print Head Alignment utility in your printer driver.
  • Page 39: Cleaning The Paper Guide

    Follow the steps below to clean the paper guide using the Paper Guide Cleaning utility. Make sure that no warnings or errors are indicated in the control panel. Make sure A4-size paper is loaded. Access the Epson Printer Utility 4 dialog box. “Accessing the printer driver for Mac OS X” on page 18 &...
  • Page 40: Replacing Ink Inside The Ink Tubes

    ❏ This function effects the service life of the ink pads. Ink pads reach their capacity earlier by running this function. Contact Epson Support to request replacement before the end of their service life. When the ink pads are at the end of their service life, the product stops and Epson support is required to continue printing.
  • Page 41: Saving Power

    Make sure that the transportation lock is set to the unlocked position. Make sure that no warnings or errors are indicated in the control panel. Access the Epson Printer Utility 4. “Accessing the printer driver for Mac OS X” on page 18 &...
  • Page 42: Checking The Number Of Sheets Of Paper Fed

    You can check the number of sheets of paper fed from the printer driver. Click the Printer and Option Information button on your printer driver’s Maintenance window (for Windows) or on the Epson Printer Utility 4 (for Mac OS X). Cleaning the 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 instructions.
  • Page 43 User’s Guide Maintaining Your Product and Software Important: ❏ When storing or transporting the product, avoid tilting it, placing it vertically, or turning it upside down; otherwise ink may leak. ❏ When storing or transporting an ink bottle after removing its seal, do not tilt the bottle and do not subject it to impacts or temperature changes.
  • Page 44 User’s Guide Maintaining Your Product and Software Unhook the ink tank unit from the product and lay it down, and then make sure to install the cap onto the ink tank securely. Install the covers that came with your product over the protruding parts of the ink tank, and then hook the ink tank unit onto the product.
  • Page 45: Checking And Installing Your Software

    ❏ Epson Driver and Utilities ❏ Epson Easy Photo Print Note: The availability of Epson Easy Photo Print varies depending on the product. Follow the steps below to check that the software is installed on your computer. For Windows Windows 7 and Vista: Click the start button and select Control Panel.
  • Page 46: Installing The Software

    Maintaining Your Product and Software For Mac OS X Double-click Macintosh HD. Double-click the Epson Software folder in the Applications folder and check the contents. Note: ❏ The Applications folder contains software provided by third parties. ❏ To check that the printer driver is installed, click System Preferences on the Apple menu and then click Print & Scan (for Mac OS X 10.7) or Print &...
  • Page 47: For Mac Os X

    Access the site at: http://www.epson.com Next, select the support section of your local Epson Web site. ❏ To uninstall applications, you must log on to a Computer Administrator account. You cannot uninstall programs if you log on as a limited account user.
  • Page 48 User’s Guide Maintaining Your Product and Software Follow the on-screen instructions. If you cannot find the software you want to uninstall in the Uninstaller window, double-click the Applications folder in your Mac OS X hard drive, select the application you want to uninstall, and then drag it to the Trash icon. Note: If you uninstall the printer driver and the name of your product remains in the Print &...
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting For Printing

    If a problem occurs while printing, an error message will appear in the status monitor window. If an error message appears indicating the product’s ink pads are nearing the end of their service life, contact Epson support to replace them. The message will be displayed at regular intervals until the ink pads are replaced. When the product’s ink pads are saturated, the product stops and Epson support is required to continue printing.
  • Page 50: Print Queue

    When you access EPSON Status Monitor 3, the following window appears: Note: If EPSON Status Monitor 3 does not appear, access the printer driver and click the Maintenance tab and then the Extended Settings button. In the Extended Settings window, check the Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3 check box.
  • Page 51: Paper Jams

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing Click the EPSON Status Monitor icon. The EPSON Status Monitor appears. Paper Jams Caution: Never touch the buttons on the control panel while your hand is inside the product. Important: Be careful not to pull the cables or ink tubes, or touch other components inside the product unnecessarily. Otherwise, ink may leak or the product may be damaged.
  • Page 52: Preventing Paper Jams

    ❏ For plain paper, do not load paper above the line just under the H arrow mark inside the edge guide. For Epson special media, make sure the number of sheets is less than the limit specified for the media.
  • Page 53: Horizontal Banding

    “Cleaning the Print Head” on page 37 & ❏ Try to use genuine Epson ink bottles. ❏ Make sure the paper type selected in printer driver is appropriate for the type of paper loaded in the product. “Paper type settings from the printer driver” on page 13 &...
  • Page 54: Incorrect Or Missing Colors

    “Replacing Ink inside the Ink Tubes” on page 40 & ❏ Try to use genuine Epson ink bottles and paper recommended by Epson. Blurry or smeared print ❏ Try to use genuine Epson ink bottles and paper recommended by Epson.
  • Page 55: Miscellaneous Printout Problems

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing ❏ Make sure the paper type selected in the printer driver is appropriate for the type of paper loaded in the product. “Paper type settings from the printer driver” on page 13 & ❏ Remove each sheet from the output tray as it is printed. ❏...
  • Page 56: Printout Has A Slight Slant

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing Printout has a slight slant ❏ Make sure that the paper is loaded into the rear paper feed correctly. “Loading Paper” on page 14 & “Loading Envelopes” on page 15 & ❏ If Draft is selected in Quality in the Main window in your printer driver (for Windows), or Fast Economy is selected in Print Quality in Print Settings (for Mac OS X), select another setting.
  • Page 57: Paper Does Not Feed Correctly

    ❏ For plain paper, do not load paper above the line just under the H arrow mark inside the edge guide. For Epson special media, make sure the number of sheets is less than the limit specified for the media.
  • Page 58: Paper Is Improperly Loaded

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing ❏ Remove the stack of paper and make sure that the paper is not too thin. “Paper” on page 63 & ❏ Fan the edges of the stack to separate the sheets, then reload the paper. ❏...
  • Page 59: Increasing The Print Speed (For Windows Only)

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing ❏ If you are connecting the product to your computer via a USB hub, make sure the USB hub device is recognized by your computer. ❏ If you are trying to print a large image, your computer may not have enough memory. Try reducing the resolution of your image or printing the image at a smaller size.
  • Page 60: Other Problem

    User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing The following dialog box appears. Select the following check boxes and print speed may be increased. ❏ High Speed Copies ❏ Always spool RAW datatype ❏ Page Rendering Mode ❏ Print as Bitmap For more details on each item, see the online help. Other Problem Printing plain papers quietly When plain paper is selected for the paper type and Standard (Windows) or Normal (Mac OS X) is selected as for...
  • Page 61 User’s Guide Troubleshooting for Printing For Windows, select the Quiet Mode check box in the Main window of your printer driver. For Mac OS X, select On from the Quiet Mode. To display the Quiet Mode, click through the following menus: System Preferences, Print &...
  • Page 62: Product Information

    Yellow T6644 Important: Genuine Epson ink, other than those specified here, could cause damage that is not covered by Epson’s warranties. Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow Color For best results, use up ink within six months after removing a seal from ink bottle.
  • Page 63: Technical Specifications

    Note: ❏ Since the quality of any particular brand or type of paper may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot attest to the quality of any non-Epson brand or type of paper. Always test samples of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.
  • Page 64: Printable Area

    User’s Guide Product Information Weight 64 g/m2 (17 lb) to 90 g/m2 (24 lb) (for plain paper) Envelopes: Envelope #10 4 1/8 × 9 1/2 in. Size Envelope DL 110 × 220 mm Envelope C6 114 × 162 mm Paper types Plain paper Weight 75 g/m2 (20 lb) to 90 g/m2 (24 lb)
  • Page 65: Mechanical

    Height: 284 mm (11.2 inches) Weight L110: Approx. 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) without the ink and the power cord. L300: Approx. 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) without the ink and the power cord. * With the output tray, output tray extension, and the stopper extended.
  • Page 66: Standards And Approvals

    User’s Guide Product Information Humidity Operation:* 20 to 80% RH Storage:* 5 to 85% RH * Without condensation Standards and approvals European model: Low voltage directive 2006/95/EC EN60950-1 EMC directive 2004/108/EC EN55022 Class B EN61000-3-2 EN61000-3-3 EN55024 Interface USB - Compatible with the USB 2.0 Specification...
  • Page 67: Where To Get Help

    Epson support services for assistance. If Epson support for your area is not listed below, contact the dealer where you purchased your product. Epson support will be able to help you much more quickly if you give them the following information: ❏ Product serial number (The serial number label is usually on the back of the product.)
  • Page 68: Help For Users In Europe

    User’s Guide Where To Get Help Help for Users in Europe Check your Pan-European Warranty Document for information on how to contact Epson support. Help for Users in Taiwan Contacts for information, support, and services are: World Wide Web (http://www.epson.com.tw) Information on product specifications, drivers for download, and products enquiry are available.
  • Page 69: Help For Users In Singapore

    1F., No.113, Shengli Rd., Pingtung City, Pingtung County 900, Taiwan Help for Users in Singapore Sources of information, support, and services available from Epson Singapore are: World Wide Web (http://www.epson.com.sg) Information on product specifications, drivers for download, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Sales Enquiries, and Technical Support via e-mail are available.
  • Page 70: Help For Users In Vietnam

    80 Truong Dinh Street, District 1, Hochiminh City Vietnam Help for Users in Indonesia Contacts for information, support, and services are: World Wide Web (http://www.epson.co.id) ❏ Information on product specifications, drivers for download ❏ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Sales Enquiries, questions through e-mail Epson Hotline ❏...
  • Page 71: Help For Users In Hong Kong

    To obtain technical support as well as other after-sales services, users are welcome to contact Epson Hong Kong Limited. Internet Home Page Epson Hong Kong has established a local home page in both Chinese and English on the Internet to provide users with the following information: ❏ Product information ❏...
  • Page 72: Help For Users In India

    User’s Guide Where To Get Help World Wide Web (http://www.epson.com.my) ❏ Information on product specifications, drivers for download ❏ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Sales Enquiries, questions through e-mail Epson Trading (M) Sdn. Bhd. Head Office. Phone: 603-56288288 Fax: 603-56288388/399 Epson Helpdesk ❏...
  • Page 73: Help For Users In The Philippines

    For Service (CDMA & Mobile Users) - 3900 1600 (9AM - 6PM) Prefix local STD code Help for Users in the Philippines To obtain technical support as well as other after sales services, users are welcome to contact the Epson Philippines Corporation at the telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address below:...
  • Page 74 User’s Guide Where To Get Help Our Hotline team can help you with the following over the phone: ❏ Sales enquiries and product information ❏ Product usage questions or problems ❏ Enquiries on repair service and warranty...
  • Page 75: Index

    Easy Photo Print................23 Nozzle check..................36 Enlarging pages................26 Mac OS X..................36 Envelopes Windows..................36 loading..................15 printable area................64 Epson Easy Photo Print.................23 paper.....................12 Pages per sheet printing..............27 Errors Paper print....................49 Epson special paper..............12 feeding problems................57 jams....................51 loading..................14 loading capacity................12 Fit to page printing.................26...
  • Page 76 Technical support................67 shortcut..................24 Text text....................19 printing documents..............19 Problems Trademarks..................2 banding..................53 Transporting product..............42 blank pages..................56 blurry prints.................54 contacting Epson................67 diagnosing..................49 incorrect characters..............55 incorrect colors................54 connecter..................66 margins..................55 mirror image................56 paper feeding................57 paper jams..................51 print....................49 Windows print speed...................56 accessing product settings............17 product does not print...............58...

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