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Descriptions Used in this Manual ❏ Screenshots of the printer driver and the EPSON Scan (scanner driver) screens are from Windows 8.1 or Mac OS X v10.9.x. The content displayed on the screens varies depending on the model and situation.
User's Guide About This Manual Operating System References Windows In this manual, terms such as "Windows 8.1", "Windows 8", "Windows 7", "Windows Vista", and "Windows XP" refer to the following operating systems. Additionally, "Windows" is used to refer to all versions. ❏...
User's Guide Important Instructions Important Instructions Safety Instructions Read and follow these instructions to ensure safe use of this printer. Make sure you keep this manual for future reference. Also, be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the printer. ❏...
User's Guide Important Instructions ❏ Keep the entire computer system away from potential sources of electromagnetic interference, such as loudspeakers or the base units of cordless telephones. ❏ The power-supply cords should be placed to avoid abrasions, cuts, fraying, crimping, and kinking. Do not place objects on top of the power-supply cords and do not allow the power-supply cords to be stepped on or run over.
User's Guide Printer Basics Printer Basics Part Names and Functions Edge guide Feeds the paper straight into the printer. Slide to the edges of the paper. Rear paper feed Loads paper. Paper support Supports loaded paper. Feeder guard Prevents foreign substance from entering the printer. Usually keep this guard closed.
User's Guide Printer Basics Scanner unit Scans placed originals. Open when removing jammed paper inside the printer. Ink tube Supplies ink to the print head. Ink tank unit Contains the ink tanks. Ink reservoir tanks (Ink tanks) Supplies ink to the ink tubes. Print head Fires ink.
User's Guide Printer Basics AC inlet Connects the power cord. USB port Connects a USB cable. Buttons Turns the printer on or off. Do not turn off while the power light is flashing (while the printer is operating or processing data).
User's Guide Printer Basics Indicates the status of the initial ink charging. Additional functions are available with different combinations of buttons. Press the buttons simultaneously to start monochrome copying in draft mode. Press the buttons simultaneously to start color copying in draft mode. Press the buttons simultaneously to run software on a USB-connected computer and scan as a PDF file.
User's Guide Loading Paper Loading Paper Paper Handling Precautions ❏ Read the instruction sheets supplied with the paper. ❏ Fan and align the edges of the paper before loading. Do not fan or curl photo paper. Doing so may damage the printable side.
For manual 2-sided printing, you can load up to 15 sheets for paper with one side already printed. Only printing from computer is available. Note: The availability of paper varies by location. For the latest information on paper available in your area, contact Epson support. Commercially Available Paper...
User's Guide Loading Paper Media Name Media Type plain papers Epson Bright White Ink Jet Paper Epson Premium Glossy Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper Epson Matte Epson Matte Paper-Heavyweight Epson Matte Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper plain papers Plain paper...
User's Guide Loading Paper 3. Load paper vertically along the right side of the rear paper feed with the printable side facing up. Important: Do not load more than the maximum number of sheets specified for the paper. For plain paper, do not load above the line indicated by the triangle symbol on the edge guide.
User's Guide Loading Paper 4. Slide the edge guide to the edge of the paper, and then close the feeder guard. 5. Slide out the output tray. Note: Return the remaining paper to its package. If you leave it in the printer, the paper may curl or the print quality may decline.
User's Guide Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass Important: When placing bulky originals such as books, prevent exterior light from shining directly onto the scanner glass. 1. Open the document cover. 2. Remove any dust or stains on the scanner glass. 3.
User's Guide Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass If you are scanning using Full Auto Mode or a thumbnail preview of EPSON Scan, place the original 4.5 mm away from the horizontal and vertical edges of the scanner glass. Note: ❏...
User's Guide Printing Printing Printing from a Computer Printing Basics - Windows Note: ❏ See the online help for explanations of the setting items. Right-click an item, and then click Help. ❏ Operations differ depending on the application. See the application's help for details. 1.
User's Guide Printing ❏ Orientation: Select the orientation you set in the application. ❏ Paper Type: Select the type of paper you loaded. ❏ Color: Select Grayscale when you want to print in black or shades of gray. Note: When printing on envelopes, select Landscape as the Orientation setting. 7.
When printing on envelopes, select landscape orientation 5. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. Note: On Mac OS X v10.8.x or later, if the Print Settings menu is not displayed, the Epson printer driver has not been installed correctly. Select System Preferences from the menu >...
❏ Depending on the paper and the data, ink may bleed through to the other side of the paper. ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, access the printer driver, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3.
User's Guide Printing Printing Several Pages on One Sheet You can print two or four pages of data on a single sheet of paper. Printing Several Pages on One Sheet - Windows 1. Load paper in the printer. 2. Open the file you want to print. 3.
User's Guide Printing 6. Set the other items as necessary. 7. Click Print. Related Information “Loading Paper in the Rear Paper Feed” on page 16 & “Printing Basics - Mac OS X” on page 22 & Printing to Fit the Paper Size You can print to fit the paper size you loaded in the printer.
User's Guide Printing Printing to Fit the Paper Size - Mac OS X 1. Load paper in the printer. 2. Open the file you want to print. 3. Access the print dialog. 4. Select the size of the paper you set in the application as the Paper Size setting. 5.
User's Guide Printing 6. Click Print. The Job Arranger Lite window is displayed and the print job is added to the Print Project. 7. With the Job Arranger Lite window opened, open the file that you want to combine with the current file, and then repeat steps 3 to 6.
User's Guide Printing Making Posters Using Overlapping Alignment Marks Here is an example of how to make a poster when 2x2 Poster is selected, and Overlapping Alignment Marks is selected in Print Cutting Guides. 1. Prepare Sheet 1 and Sheet 2. Cut off the margins of Sheet 1 along the vertical blue line through the center of the top and bottom cross marks.
User's Guide Printing 2. Place the edge of Sheet 1 on top of Sheet 2 and align the cross marks, then temporarily tape the two sheets together from the back. 3. Cut the taped sheets in two along the vertical red line through the alignment markers (this time, the line to the left of the cross marks).
User's Guide Printing 4. Tape the sheets together from the back. 5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to tape Sheet 3 and Sheet 4 together. 6. Cut off the margins of Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 along the horizontal blue line through the center of the left and right side cross marks.
User's Guide Printing 7. Place the edge of Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 on top of Sheet 3 and Sheet 4 and align the cross marks, and then temporarily tape them together from the back.
User's Guide Printing 8. Cut the taped sheets in two along the horizontal red line through the alignment markers (this time, the line above the cross marks). 9. Tape the sheets together from the back.
User's Guide Printing 10. Cut off the remaining margins along the outer guide. Printing Using Advanced Features This section introduces a variety of additional layout and printing features available on the printer driver. Related Information “Windows Printer Driver” on page 55 &...
Mac OS X Access the print dialog. Select Color Matching from the pop-up menu, and then select EPSON Color Controls. Select Color Options from the pop-up menu, and then select one of the available options. Click the arrow next to...
Epson Easy Photo Print lets you lay out and print photos easily on various types of paper. Note: By printing on genuine Epson photo paper, the ink quality is maximized and the printouts are vivid and clear. Related Information “Available Paper and Capacities” on page 15 &...
User's Guide Printing Related Information “Windows Printer Driver” on page 55 & Canceling Printing - Mac OS X 1. Click the printer icon in the Dock. 2. Select the job you want to cancel. 3. Cancel the job. ❏ Mac OS X v10.8.x to Mac OS X v10.9.x Click next to the progress meter.
User's Guide Copying Copying Copying Basics You can copy on A4-size paper at the same magnification. Margins with a width of 3 mm appear around the edges of the paper regardless of whether or not the original has margins around the edges of the paper. When copying originals smaller than A4-size, margins will be wider than 3 mm depending on the position where you place the original.
& Scanning from a Computer Scan using the scanner driver "EPSON Scan". See the EPSON Scan help for an explanation of each setting item. Scanning Basics This section uses EPSON Scan's Home Mode to explain the basics of scanning. The operation work flow is the same in other scanning modes.
User's Guide Scanning 3. Select Home Mode from the Mode list. 4. Make the following settings. ❏ Document Type: Select the type of the original you want to scan. ❏ Image Type: Select the color type of the image you want to scan. Although this is automatically selected by the Document Type setting, you can change the setting.
To display the File Save Settings screen, click the icon (File Save Settings) to the right of Scan before starting to scan. Related Information “Placing Originals on the Scanner Glass” on page 19 & “EPSON Scan (Scanner Driver)” on page 61 &...
User's Guide Scanning Scanning Using Advanced Features Scanning by Detecting the Original Automatically (Full Auto Mode) You can start scanning by simply placing the original and clicking Scan. Select Full Auto Mode from the Mode list in EPSON Scan.
User's Guide Scanning Scanning at Specified Sizes (Office Mode) You can scan originals at the specified size without previewing the image. Select Office Mode from the Mode list in EPSON Scan.
User's Guide Scanning Scanning by Adjusting the Image Quality (Professional Mode) You can scan images while adjusting the quality and color. This mode is recommended for advanced users. Select Professional Mode from the Mode list in EPSON Scan.
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 printer behavior.
❏ Store ink bottles at normal room temperature and keep them away from direct sunlight. ❏ Epson recommends using the ink bottle before the date printed on the package. ❏ Store the ink bottles in the same environment as the printer.
User's Guide Refilling Ink Important: Do not pull the tubes. 2. Open the ink tank unit cover, and then remove the cap of the ink tank. Important: ❏ Be careful not to spill any ink. ❏ Make sure that the color of the ink tank matches the ink color that you want to refill. 3.
User's Guide Refilling Ink Important: Close 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.
User's Guide Refilling Ink 5. Close the cap onto the ink tank securely. 6. Close the ink tank unit cover. 7. Hook the ink tank unit onto the printer. Related Information “Ink Bottle Codes” on page 45 & “Ink Bottle Handling Precautions” on page 45 &...
User's Guide Improving Print and Scan Quality ❏ There are broken lines or missing segments: The print head nozzles may be clogged. Go to the next step. Note: The test pattern may vary by model. 5. Hold the button down for three seconds until the power light starts flashing. Print head cleaning starts.
❏ This feature effects the service life of the ink pad. Ink pad reaches its capacity earlier by running this feature. Contact Epson or an authorised Epson service provider to request replacement before the end of its service life. It is not a user-serviceable part.
User's Guide Improving Print and Scan Quality Aligning the Print Head If you notice a misalignment of vertical lines or blurred images, align the print head. Aligning the Print Head - Windows 1. Load A4-size plain paper in the printer. 2.
User's Guide Improving Print and Scan Quality 3. Start copying without placing the original. Note: Repeat this procedure until the paper is not smeared with ink. Related Information “Loading Paper in the Rear Paper Feed” on page 16 & “Copying Basics” on page 38 &...
User's Guide Application Information Application Information Necessary Applications Windows Printer Driver The printer driver is an application that controls the printer according to the print commands from other applications. Making settings on the printer driver provides the best printing results. You can also check the status of the printer or keep it in top operating condition using the printer driver utility.
User's Guide Application Information Guide to Windows Printer Driver Help is available in the printer driver for Windows. To view explanations of the setting items, right-click on each item, and then click Help. Main Tab You can make basic settings for printing, such as paper type or paper size. You can also make settings for printing both sides of the paper or printing multiple pages on one sheet.
User's Guide Application Information More Options Tab You can select additional layout and printing options such as changing the size of a printout or making color corrections.
Application Information Maintenance Tab You can run maintenance features such as nozzle check and print head cleaning, and by starting EPSON Status Monitor 3, you can check printer status and error information. Making Operation Settings for the Windows Printer Driver You can make settings such as enabling EPSON Status Monitor 3.
User's Guide Application Information Accessing the printer driver from applications Select Print from the File menu. If necessary, click Show Details (or ) to expand the print window. Note: Operations differ depending on the application. See the application's help for details. Starting the utility Select System Preferences from the menu >...
Application Information Note: On Mac OS X v10.8.x or later, if Print Settings menu is not displayed, Epson printer driver has not been installed correctly. Select System Preferences from the menu > Printers & Scanners (or Print & Scan, Print & Fax), remove the printer, and then add the printer again.
Epson Event Manager Epson Event Manager is an application that allows you to manage scanning from the control panel and save images to a computer. You can add your own settings as presets, such as the document type, the save folder location, and the image format.
Click the start button, and select All Programs (or Programs) > Epson Software > EPSON Software Updater. Note: You can also start EPSON Software Updater by clicking the printer icon on the task bar on the desktop, and then selecting Software Update.
If the User Account Control window is displayed, click Continue. 7. Follow the on-screen instructions. Uninstalling Applications - Mac OS X 1. Download the Uninstaller using EPSON Software Updater. Once you have downloaded the Uninstaller, you do not need to download it again each time you uninstall the application.
6. Select the application you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall. Important: The Uninstaller removes all drivers for Epson inkjet printers on the computer. If you use multiple Epson inkjet printers and you only want to delete some drivers, delete all of them first, and then install the necessary printer driver again.
Do not turn off the computer or the printer while updating. Note: If you cannot find the application you want to update in the list, you cannot update using the EPSON Software Updater. Check for the latest versions of the applications from your local Epson website.
1. Connect the computer and the printer with a USB cable. 2. Visit your local Epson website for further instructions. * In some print cycles a very small amount of surplus ink may be collected in the ink pad. To prevent ink leakage...
Monitoring Preferences on the Maintenance tab, and then select Register the shortcut icon to the taskbar. ❏ If EPSON Status Monitor 3 is disabled, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab, and then select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3.
User's Guide Solving Problems Removing Jammed Paper from the Rear Paper Feed Remove the jammed paper. Removing Jammed Paper from Inside the Printer Caution: ❏ Be careful not to trap your hand or fingers when opening or closing the scanner unit. Otherwise you may be injured.
User's Guide Solving Problems 2. Remove the jammed paper. Important: Do not touch the white flat cable, translucent part, and ink tubes inside the printer. Doing so may cause a malfunction. 3. Close the scanner unit.
❏ Run the nozzle check, and then clean the print head if any of the print head nozzles are clogged. Related Information “Installing Applications” on page 64 & “Epson Easy Photo Print” on page 62 & “Canceling Printing” on page 36 &...
User's Guide Solving Problems Related Information “Cleaning the Paper Path” on page 53 & “Cleaning the Scanner Glass” on page 54 & “Print Quality Is Poor” on page 71 & An Image of the Reverse Side of the Original Appears in the Copied Image ❏...
User's Guide Solving Problems Printed Characters Are Incorrect or Garbled ❏ Connect the USB cord securely to the printer and the computer. ❏ Cancel any paused print jobs. ❏ Do not put the computer manually into the Hibernate mode or the Sleep mode while printing. Pages of garbled text may be printed next time you start the computer.
❏ If you cannot scan using any TWAIN-compliant applications, uninstall and then reinstall the TWAIN compliant application. ❏ For Mac OS X with an Intel processor, if other Epson scanner drivers except for EPSON Scan, such as Rosetta or PPC are installed, uninstall them and EPSON Scan, and then reinstall EPSON Scan.
& Characters Are Blurred ❏ In Home Mode or Office Mode in EPSON Scan, select Image Option as the Image Adjustments setting, and then select Text Enhancement. ❏ In Professional Mode in EPSON Scan, select Document as the Auto Exposure Type in the Original settings.
If you have tried all of the solutions and could not solve the problem, click Configuration in a mode other than Full Auto Mode in the EPSON Scan window, and then click Reset All on the Other tab to initialize the EPSON...
❏ You cannot scan to PDF/Multi-TIFF format continuously in Full Auto Mode. Scan in a mode other than Full Auto Mode. ❏ See the EPSON Scan help for other way of solving problems. Thumbnail Preview Does Not Work Properly See the EPSON Scan help.
User's Guide Solving Problems ❏ Mac OS X printer driver Select System Preferences from the menu > Printers & Scanners (or Print & Scan, Print & Fax), and then select the printer. Click Options & Supplies > Options (or Driver). Select On as the Quiet Mode setting. Application Is Blocked by a Firewall (for Windows Only) Add the application to the Windows Firewall allowed program in security settings on the Control Panel.
User's Guide Appendix Appendix Technical Specifications Printer Specifications Print Head Nozzle Placement Black ink nozzles: 180 Color ink nozzles: 59 for each color Weight of Paper Plain Paper 64 to 90 g/m2(17 to 24lb) Envelopes Envelope #10, DL, C6: 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb) Printable Area Print quality may decline in the shaded areas due to the printer's mechanism.
User's Guide Appendix Resolution 600 dpi (main scan) 1200 dpi (sub scan) Color Depth Color ❏ 48 bits per pixel internal (16 bits per pixel per color internal) ❏ 24 bits per pixel external (8 bits per pixel per color external) Grayscale ❏...
User's Guide Appendix Power Consumption (with USB Con- Standalone copying: Approx. 12 W Standalone copying: Approx. 12 W nection) (ISO/IEC24712) (ISO/IEC24712) Ready mode: Approx. 3.8 W Ready mode: Approx. 3.8 W Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W Power off: Approx.
User's Guide Appendix Regulatory Information Standards and Approvals for 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 Restrictions on Copying Observe the following restrictions to ensure the responsible and legal use of the printer. Copying of the following items is prohibited by law: ❏...
User's Guide Appendix 2. Press the button to turn off the printer. 3. Turn the printer on while holding the button down, and then release the buttons when the power light flashes. The nozzle check pattern is printed. Checking the Total Number of Pages Fed Through the Printer - Windows 1.
User's Guide Appendix 3. Click Printer Settings. 4. Select the time period before the printer enters sleep mode as the Sleep Timer setting, and click Apply. To make the printer turn off automatically, select the time period as the Power Off Timer setting, and click Apply.
User's Guide Appendix 6. Open the scanner unit with the document cover closed. Secure the print head to the case with tape. 7. Close the scanner unit. 8. Prepare to pack the printer as shown below.
Technical Support Web Site If you need further help, visit the Epson support website shown below. Select your country or region and go to the support section of your local Epson website. The latest drivers, FAQs, manuals, or other downloadables are also available from the site.
Depending on the product, the dial list data for fax and/or network settings may be stored in the product’s memory. Due to breakdown or repair of a product, data and/or settings may be lost. Epson shall not be responsible for the loss of any data, for backing up or recovering data and/or settings even during a warranty period.
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❏ Enquiries on repair service and warranty Help for Users in Vietnam Contacts for information, support, and services are: Epson Hotline (Phone): 84-8-823-9239 Service Center: 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...
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 ❏...
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Appendix Information on product specifications, drivers for download, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and E-mail Enquiries are available. Toll-Free No. 1800-1069-EPSON (37766) Our Hotline team can help you with the following over the phone: ❏ Sales enquiries and product information ❏ Product usage questions or problems...