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Epson 1170 User Manual

Epson 1170 User Manual (159 pages)

Epson Printer User's Manual LQ-870, 1170  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 1.75 MB
Table of contents
For United States Users3................................................................................................................................................................
For Canadian Users3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction8................................................................................................................................................................
Features8................................................................................................................................................................
Options9................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around10................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings, Cautions, And Notes10................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts11................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Setting Up The Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Parts15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Protective Material16................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Place For The Printer17................................................................................................................................................................
Assembling The Printer19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Ribbon Cartridge19................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Guides22................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer23................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In The Printer23................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Self Test24................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Computer27................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Your Software For The Printer28................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing From A Menu28................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Paper Feeding Method30................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling30................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Paper Handling30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Paper-release Lever30................................................................................................................................................................
Using Single Sheets32................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Single Sheets From The Top32................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Single Sheets From The Front34................................................................................................................................................................
Using Continuous Paper36................................................................................................................................................................
Tractor Position And Available Paper Paths36................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Tractor Positions37................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper With The Front Push-tractor40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Continuous Paper From The Front Push-tractor42................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper With The Rear Push-tractor43................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Continuous Paper From The Rear Push-tractor45................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper With The Pull Tractor46................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Continuous Paper From The Pull Tractor49................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous And Single Sheets50................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Single Sheets50................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Continuous Paper52................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Special Paper53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Paper-thickness Lever53................................................................................................................................................................
Multi-part Forms54................................................................................................................................................................
Labels55................................................................................................................................................................
Envelopes56................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Using The Printer57................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel58................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer58................................................................................................................................................................
Lights58................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons59................................................................................................................................................................
Other Control-panel Features61................................................................................................................................................................
Dip Switches62................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Dip-switch Setting62................................................................................................................................................................
Dip-switch Tables63................................................................................................................................................................
Continuous Paper64................................................................................................................................................................
Dip-switch Functions65................................................................................................................................................................
Micro Feed69................................................................................................................................................................
Using Micro Feed69................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Loading Position70................................................................................................................................................................
Tear Off72................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tear-off Mode72................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tear Off Button73................................................................................................................................................................
Using Printer73................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tear-off Position74................................................................................................................................................................
Typestyles75................................................................................................................................................................
Character Fonts75................................................................................................................................................................
Character Pitch78................................................................................................................................................................
Data Dump Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Using The Printer Options80................................................................................................................................................................
Cut-sheet Feeders81................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Cut-sheet Feeder81................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper With The Single-bin Cut-sheet Feeder82................................................................................................................................................................
Cut-sheet Feeder85................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper Or Envelopes With The High-capacity Cut-sheet Feeder85................................................................................................................................................................
Assembling The Double-bin Cut-sheet Feeder88................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous Paper And The Cut-sheet Feeder90................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Tractor Unit92................................................................................................................................................................
The Tractor Positions And Paper Paths92................................................................................................................................................................
Using Two Tractor Units In Combination93................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Cards95................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Interface Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Maintenance And Transportation98................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer99................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ribbon100................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer101................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting102................................................................................................................................................................
Problems And Solutions103................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply104................................................................................................................................................................
Printing105................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting106................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Technical Specifications114................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications114................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications115................................................................................................................................................................
Scalable Fonts116................................................................................................................................................................
Paper117................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Size117................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area117................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical120................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical121................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental122................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications123................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Timing126................................................................................................................................................................
Option Specifications127................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Specifications128................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization129................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings129................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Command Summary130................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command Summary131................................................................................................................................................................
Commands Arranged By Topic132................................................................................................................................................................
General Operation132................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feeding132................................................................................................................................................................
Page Format133................................................................................................................................................................
Print Position Motion134................................................................................................................................................................
Font Selection135................................................................................................................................................................
Font Enhancement136................................................................................................................................................................
Spacing138................................................................................................................................................................
Character Handling138................................................................................................................................................................
Bit Image140................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics141................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix142................................................................................................................................................................
Character Tables143................................................................................................................................................................
Italic Character Table143................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics Character Tables144................................................................................................................................................................
International Character Sets147................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary148................................................................................................................................................................
Unidirectional Printing153................................................................................................................................................................

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