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Epson Stylus 1500 Service Manual

Epson Stylus 1500 Service Manual (185 pages)

Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 4.38 MB
Table of contents
Service Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents8................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Features10................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Stylus 1500 Exterior View10................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-1. Options And Consumables11................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications12................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Specifications12................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Nozzle Configuration12................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Print Speeds And Printable Columns12................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-3. Character Tables And Fonts13................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feeding14................................................................................................................................................................
Input Data Buffer14................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Specifications14................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Conditions15................................................................................................................................................................
Reliability15................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Approvals15................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Environmental Conditions15................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Marking16................................................................................................................................................................
Acoustic Noise16................................................................................................................................................................
Interfaces17................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Interfaces17................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Interface17................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Data Transmission Timing17................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-4. Connector Pin Assignments And Signals (forward Channel)18................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Interface20................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-5. Connector Pin Assignments And Signals (reverse Channel)20................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Language And Control Codes21................................................................................................................................................................
Operations22................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel22................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Control Panel Appearance22................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators23................................................................................................................................................................
Panel Functions At Power On24................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-6. Panel Functions At Power On24................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Conditions And Status25................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-7. Indicator Status25................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings26................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Method26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Default Setting Flowchart26................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Menus27................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-8. Default Settings27................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-9. Print Direction Mode Characteristics28................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-10. Printing Direction And Esc U Command28................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Adjustment Mode29................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Sample Adjustment Pattern29................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Initialization31................................................................................................................................................................
Monochrome Printing Mode31................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Type Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-11. Cut Sheet Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-12. Transparency Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-13. Envelope Specifications32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-15. Label (cut Sheet) Specifications33................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-16. Continuous Paper Specifications33................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-17. Label (continuous Paper) Specifications33................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-18. Banner Specifications34................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Printable Area For Cut Sheets35................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-19. Minimum Margins For Different Cut Sheet Sizes35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Printable Area For Envelopes36................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-20. Minimum Margins For Envelopes36................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Printable Area For Continuous Paper37................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Lever Position38................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-11. Adjust Lever Settings38................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-21. Adjust Lever Position38................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Cartridge Specifications39................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Specifications39................................................................................................................................................................
Main Components40................................................................................................................................................................
Main Control Board40................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-12. C172 Main Board Component Layout40................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Board41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-13. C172 Psb/pse Board Component Layout41................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Figures42................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism Operating Principles44................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Operation Principles44................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism46................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Drive Mechanism47................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Mechanism48................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Sheet Feeder Mechanism49................................................................................................................................................................
Push Tractor Mechanism50................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Feed Mechanism50................................................................................................................................................................
Platen Gap Adjust Mechanism51................................................................................................................................................................
Ink System52................................................................................................................................................................
Pump Mechanism53................................................................................................................................................................
Cap Mechanism56................................................................................................................................................................
Wiping Mechanism56................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Circuit Operating Principles57................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Circuit Operating Principles57................................................................................................................................................................
Main Control Circuit Operating Principles59................................................................................................................................................................
Reset Circuits60................................................................................................................................................................
Sensor Circuits60................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Motor Driver Circuit62................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Motor Driver Circuit63................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Driver Circuit64................................................................................................................................................................
Black Printing65................................................................................................................................................................
Color Printing66................................................................................................................................................................
Normal Dot/epson Micro Dot Printing Modes67................................................................................................................................................................
Ink System Management68................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Operations68................................................................................................................................................................
Counters69................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions For Disassembling The Printer72................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly And Assembly72................................................................................................................................................................
Tools74................................................................................................................................................................
Procedures For Disassembly And Assembly75................................................................................................................................................................
Upper Housing Assembly Removal76................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism (m-4e60) Removal78................................................................................................................................................................
Main Controller (c172 Main Board) Removal79................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Unit (172 Psb/pse Board) Removal81................................................................................................................................................................
Cr Motor Removal82................................................................................................................................................................
Pf Motor Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
Release Sensor Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Home Position (hp) Sensor Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
De Sensor Removal85................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Removal86................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Assembly87................................................................................................................................................................
Left / Right Ink Drain Pad Removal89................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism (m-4e60) Disassembly90................................................................................................................................................................
Cartridge Holder Unit90................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Unit Removal91................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Eject Frame Unit Removal93................................................................................................................................................................
Pump Unit Removal94................................................................................................................................................................
Base Frame Removal95................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Eject Drive Unit Removal96................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Pickup Roller Unit Removal98................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Roller Unit Removal100................................................................................................................................................................
Middle Frame Unit Removal101................................................................................................................................................................
Front / Rear Pe Sensor Removal102................................................................................................................................................................
Rom Replacement103................................................................................................................................................................
Platen Gap (pg) Adjustment108................................................................................................................................................................
Destination Data Writing Operation110................................................................................................................................................................
Head Data Writing Operation112................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Angle Adjustment114................................................................................................................................................................
Color Head Angle Adjustment117................................................................................................................................................................
Uni-d (unidirectional Printing) Alignment Adjustment120................................................................................................................................................................
Bi-d (bidirectional Printing) Alignment Adjustment122................................................................................................................................................................
Black - Color Head Vertical Adjustment125................................................................................................................................................................
Head Gap Adjustment (black And Color Head)128................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Ink Charge Function130................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting133................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Level Troubleshooting135................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Does Not Operate At Power On136................................................................................................................................................................
Error Is Detected137................................................................................................................................................................
Failure Occurs During Printing138................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Does Not Feed The Paper Correctly139................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel Operation Is Abnormal140................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - C172 Psb/pse Board141................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - C172 Main Board142................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - Printer Mechanism (m-4e60)144................................................................................................................................................................
Pump Operation Test147................................................................................................................................................................
Preventive Maintenance150................................................................................................................................................................
Service Maintenance151................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Cleaning151................................................................................................................................................................
Lubrication And Adhesives152................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Summary157................................................................................................................................................................
Circuit Diagrams165................................................................................................................................................................

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Epson Stylus 1500 Service Manual (181 pages)

COLOR INKJET PRINTER  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 4.22 MB
Table of contents
Service Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Stylus 1500 Exterior View7................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-1. Options And Consumables8................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications9................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Specifications9................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Nozzle Configuration9................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Print Speeds And Printable Columns9................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-3. Character Tables And Fonts10................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feeding11................................................................................................................................................................
Input Data Buffer11................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Specifications11................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Conditions12................................................................................................................................................................
Reliability12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Approvals12................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Environmental Conditions12................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Marking13................................................................................................................................................................
Acoustic Noise13................................................................................................................................................................
Interfaces14................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Interfaces14................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Interface14................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Data Transmission Timing14................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-4. Connector Pin Assignments And Signals (forward Channel)15................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Interface17................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-5. Connector Pin Assignments And Signals (reverse Channel)17................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Language And Control Codes18................................................................................................................................................................
Operations19................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel19................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Control Panel Appearance19................................................................................................................................................................
Indicators20................................................................................................................................................................
Panel Functions At Power On21................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-6. Panel Functions At Power On21................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Conditions And Status22................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings22................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-7. Indicator Status22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Method23................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Default Setting Flowchart23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Menus24................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-8. Default Settings24................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-9. Print Direction Mode Characteristics25................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-10. Printing Direction And Esc U Command25................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Adjustment Mode26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Sample Adjustment Pattern26................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Initialization28................................................................................................................................................................
Monochrome Printing Mode28................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Type Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-11. Cut Sheet Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-12. Transparency Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-13. Envelope Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-14. Index Card Specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-15. Label (cut Sheet) Specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-16. Continuous Paper Specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-17. Label (continuous Paper) Specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-18. Banner Specifications31................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area32................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Printable Area For Cut Sheets32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-19. Minimum Margins For Different Cut Sheet Sizes32................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Printable Area For Envelopes33................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-20. Minimum Margins For Envelopes33................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Printable Area For Continuous Paper34................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Lever Position35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-11. Adjust Lever Settings35................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-21. Adjust Lever Position35................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Cartridge Specifications36................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Specifications37................................................................................................................................................................
Main Components38................................................................................................................................................................
Main Control Board38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Board38................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-12. C172 Main Board Component Layout38................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-13. C172 Psb/pse Board Component Layout38................................................................................................................................................................
Overview41................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism Operating Principles41................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Operation Principles41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-1. Black Printhead Structure41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-2. Color Printhead Structure41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-3. Printing Operation States42................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism43................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-4. Printer Mechanism Block Diagram43................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Drive Mechanism44................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-1. Carriage Motor Specifications44................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-2. Drive Terms (carriage Drive Mechanism)44................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-5. Carriage Movement Mechanism44................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Mechanism45................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-3. Paper Feed Motor Specifications45................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-6. Paper Feed Mechanism46................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Sheet Feeder Mechanism46................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-7. Asf Mechanism46................................................................................................................................................................
Push Tractor Mechanism47................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Feed Mechanism47................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-8. Tractor Paper Advance Mechanism47................................................................................................................................................................
Platen Gap Adjust Mechanism48................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-5. Platen Gap Adjust Lever Positions48................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-9. Platen Gap Adjust Mechanism48................................................................................................................................................................
Ink System49................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-10. Ink System Block Diagram49................................................................................................................................................................
Pump Mechanism50................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-13. Release Cam Reset51................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-14. Paper Feed Mechanism Function51................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-6. Pump Mechanism Operation52................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-15. Pump Operation52................................................................................................................................................................
Cap Mechanism53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-16. Cap Mechanism53................................................................................................................................................................
Wiping Mechanism53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-17. Wiping Mechanism53................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Circuit Operating Principles54................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-18. Electrical Circuit Block Diagram54................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Circuit Operating Principles54................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-7. Dc Voltage Distribution54................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-19. Power Supply Circuit Diagram55................................................................................................................................................................
Main Control Circuit Operating Principles56................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-20. Main Control Circuit Block Diagram56................................................................................................................................................................
Reset Circuits57................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-21. Reset Circuit Block Diagram57................................................................................................................................................................
Sensor Circuits57................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-22. Sensor Circuit Block Diagram57................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-8. Black Ink-out Sensing Mode58................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Motor Driver Circuit59................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-23. Carriage Motor Driver Circuit Block Diagram59................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Motor Driver Circuit60................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-24. Paper Feed Motor Driver Circuit Block Diagram60................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Driver Circuit61................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-25. Printhead Driver Circuit Block Diagram61................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-26. Normal Dot Data Transmission Timing62................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-27. Color Upgrade Kit Connector Pin Alignment63................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-28. Color Data Transmission Timing63................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-29. Epson Micro Dot Printing Driver Waveform64................................................................................................................................................................
Ink System Management65................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Operations65................................................................................................................................................................
Counters67................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Figures70................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions For Disassembling The Printer71................................................................................................................................................................
Tools72................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly And Assembly Procedures73................................................................................................................................................................
Upper Housing Assembly Removal74................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism (m-4e60) Removal76................................................................................................................................................................
Main Controller (c172 Main Board) Removal77................................................................................................................................................................
Cr Motor Removal80................................................................................................................................................................
Pf Motor Removal81................................................................................................................................................................
Release Sensor Removal82................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Home Position (hp) Sensor Removal82................................................................................................................................................................
De Sensor Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Assembly85................................................................................................................................................................
Left / Right Ink Drain Pad Removal87................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanism (m-4e60) Disassembly88................................................................................................................................................................
Cartridge Holder Unit88................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Unit Removal89................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Eject Frame Unit Removal91................................................................................................................................................................
Pump Unit Removal92................................................................................................................................................................
Base Frame Removal93................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Eject Drive Unit Removal94................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Pickup Roller Unit Removal96................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feed Roller Unit Removal98................................................................................................................................................................
Middle Frame Unit Removal99................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Paper Guide Assembly100................................................................................................................................................................
Front / Rear Pe Sensor Removal100................................................................................................................................................................
Rom Replacement101................................................................................................................................................................
Platen Gap (pg) Adjustment106................................................................................................................................................................
Destination Data Writing Operation108................................................................................................................................................................
Head Data Writing Operation110................................................................................................................................................................
Black Head Angle Adjustment112................................................................................................................................................................
Color Head Angle Adjustment115................................................................................................................................................................
Uni-d (unidirectional Printing) Alignment Adjustment118................................................................................................................................................................
Bi-d (bidirectional Printing) Alignment Adjustment120................................................................................................................................................................
Black - Color Head Vertical Adjustment123................................................................................................................................................................
Head Gap Adjustment (black And Color Head)126................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-16. Head Gap Adjustment Pattern126................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-17. Head Gap Adjustment Flowchart127................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Level Troubleshooting133................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Does Not Operate At Power On134................................................................................................................................................................
Error Is Detected135................................................................................................................................................................
Failure Occurs During Printing136................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Does Not Feed The Paper Correctly137................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel Operation Is Abnormal138................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - C172 Psb/pse Board139................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - C172 Main Board140................................................................................................................................................................
Unit Repair - Printer Mechanism (m-4e60)142................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-7. Repair Of The Printer Mechanism142................................................................................................................................................................
Preventive Maintenance147................................................................................................................................................................
Service Maintenance148................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Cleaning148................................................................................................................................................................
Lubrication And Adhesives149................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6-1. Recommended Lubricants149................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6-2. Lubrication And Adhesive Points149................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Stylus 1500 Reference Manual

Epson Stylus 1500 Reference Manual (119 pages)

Epson Stylus 1500: Reference Guide  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 1.2 MB
Table of contents
Reference Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts7................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction8................................................................................................................................................................
Energy Star Compliance8................................................................................................................................................................
Energy-saving Tips9................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual9................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help10................................................................................................................................................................
Electronic Support Services11................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions13................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Paper Handling14................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing Paper And Other Media14................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Thickness Adjustment Lever15................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Plain Paper17................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Oversized Paper21................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Single Sheets Manually24................................................................................................................................................................
Using Special Papers And Other Media27................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Coated Or Glossy Special Papers And Transparencies28................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Envelopes28................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Labels31................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Banner Paper33................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Banner Paper33................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Continuous Paper34................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Continuous Paper40................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Loading Position41................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tear-off Position42................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous Paper And Single Sheets44................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Single Sheets44................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Continuous Paper45................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Controlling The Printer46................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Control Panel46................................................................................................................................................................
Lights47................................................................................................................................................................
Buttons48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Default Setting Mode51................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Maintenance56................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Print Heads56................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ink Cartridges57................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Ink Cartridges58................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Black Ink Cartridge59................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Color Ink Cartridge61................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer64................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer65................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating The Printer When Printing From Dos66................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Troubleshooting67................................................................................................................................................................
Error Lights67................................................................................................................................................................
Print Quality Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Output Is Faint, Blurred, Or Of Poor Quality70................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Image Is Smeared71................................................................................................................................................................
Vertical Or Horizontal Lines Do Not Align71................................................................................................................................................................
You See White Banding In Your Printouts72................................................................................................................................................................
The Printout Contains Incorrect Or Garbled Characters72................................................................................................................................................................
You See Incorrect Colors In Your Printout73................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Problems73................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Has Stopped But The Pause Light Is Off74................................................................................................................................................................
You See A System Memory Error Message On Your Pc And The Printer Does Not Print74................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Sounds Like It Is Printing, But Nothing Prints75................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Prints Blank Pages75................................................................................................................................................................
Text Printing Is Slow75................................................................................................................................................................
You See Error Messages On Your Pc Because Of Printing Conflicts76................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Seem To Receive Print Jobs77................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Jam Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Feeding Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
Continuous Paper Problems79................................................................................................................................................................
Other Paper Handling Problems81................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Starts Too High Or Too Low On The Page, Or The Page Length Or Margins Are Not What You Expect83................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Cartridges Do Not Last As Long As Expected83................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Using Optional Interfaces84................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Boards For The Pc84................................................................................................................................................................
Using The C823051 Or C823061 Serial Interface Board85................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Optional Interface Board86................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To The Network88................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Printing89................................................................................................................................................................
Paper90................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Cartridges95................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical96................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical97................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental97................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Approvals97................................................................................................................................................................
Fonts98................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications99................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Assignments99................................................................................................................................................................
Timing Chart101................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization101................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings102................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C Commands And Character Tables103................................................................................................................................................................
Command List103................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Esc/p 2 Commands103................................................................................................................................................................
Ibm Xl24e Emulation Codes104................................................................................................................................................................
Character Tables104................................................................................................................................................................
International Character Sets109................................................................................................................................................................
Characters Available With Esc110................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary111................................................................................................................................................................

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Epson Stylus 1500 Software Manual (65 pages)

Epson Setup and Software Guide for Windows INK JET PRINTER Stylus 1500  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 1.41 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction6................................................................................................................................................................
Getting The Most Out Of Your Printer6................................................................................................................................................................
Three Resolutions To Choose From6................................................................................................................................................................
Special Papers7................................................................................................................................................................
Specially Formulated Ink7................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Printer Driver Settings7................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help8................................................................................................................................................................
Electronic Support Services9................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions10................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Printer11................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements11................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Location11................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer12................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Support And Output Tray13................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In And Turning On The Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Black Ink Cartridge15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Optional Color Upgrade Kit17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Color Print Head18................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Color Ink Cartridge21................................................................................................................................................................
If You Are New To Color Printing25................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper In The Sheet Feeder26................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer30................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Pc32................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Using The Printer Driver33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Windows Printer Driver33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Driver For Windows 3.133................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Driver For Windows 9536................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Driver For Dos Programs39................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Printer Driver40................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Driver40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Driver Dialog Box43................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Driver Settings44................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Settings45................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Settings46................................................................................................................................................................
Document Type48................................................................................................................................................................
Halftoning Settings50................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Mode/options Settings51................................................................................................................................................................
Image Settings55................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver Utilities57................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Print Jobs With Spool Manager57................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating The Printer59................................................................................................................................................................
Index61................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts65................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Stylus 1500 Setup Information Manual

Epson Stylus 1500 Setup Information Manual (61 pages)

User Setup Information - Mac  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 1.37 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction6................................................................................................................................................................
Getting The Most Out Of Your Printer6................................................................................................................................................................
Three Resolutions To Choose From6................................................................................................................................................................
Special Papers7................................................................................................................................................................
Specially Formulated Ink7................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Halftone Settings7................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help8................................................................................................................................................................
Electronic Support Services9................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions10................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Printer11................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements11................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Location12................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer13................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Support And Output Tray14................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In And Turning On The Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Black Ink Cartridge16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Optional Color Upgrade Kit18................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Color Print Head19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Color Ink Cartridge22................................................................................................................................................................
If You Are New To Color Printing26................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper In The Sheet Feeder27................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Localtalk Or Ethernet Board33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Macintosh34................................................................................................................................................................
Localtalk Connection34................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Connection35................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Printer's Network Interface Mode36................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Using The Printer Driver37................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Macintosh Printer Driver37................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Name To The Printer40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Chooser To Select The Printer40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Macintosh Printer Driver42................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Driver42................................................................................................................................................................
Color/halftone Setting45................................................................................................................................................................
Page Gap47................................................................................................................................................................
Print Settings47................................................................................................................................................................
Visual Effects Settings50................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Paper Size And Orientation Using Page Setup50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver Utilities53................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Print Jobs On The Macintosh53................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating The Printer With Bi-d Calibration54................................................................................................................................................................
Index57................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts61................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Stylus 1500 Manual

Epson Stylus 1500 Manual (19 pages)

Epson Stylus 1500: Product Information  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 0.34 MB
Table of contents
Printer Specifications1................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel4................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Default Setting Mode6................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Protective Materials7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Black Ink Cartridge7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Color Ink Cartridge8................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer9................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver10................................................................................................................................................................
Calibrating The Printer12................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Thickness Adjustment Lever13................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Continuous Paper14................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous Paper And Single Sheets15................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Care16................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling Problems16................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Stylus 1500 Programming Note

Epson Stylus 1500 Programming Note (18 pages)

Epson Stylus 1500: Supplementary Guide  
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Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Introducing The Epson Stylus Pro Xl, Stylus Pro, Stylus Color Ii, Stylus Color Iis Stylus 820 & Stylus 15004................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1: Printer Feature Summary5................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Types And Sizes6................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2: Epson Paper Types And Sizes6................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area7................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3: Printable Area For The Epson Stylus Pro Xl7................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4: Printable Area For The Epson Stylus Pro, Color Ii, Color Iis, & Stylus 8208................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5: Printable Area For The Epson Stylus 15009................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Density Vs. Printing Mode10................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6: Ink Density Vs. Print Mode For The Stylus Pro & Stylus Pro Xl10................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7: Ink Density Vs. Print Mode For Stylus Color Ii And Stylus 150011................................................................................................................................................................
Table 8: Ink Density Vs. Monochrome Print Mode For The Stylus Color Iis, Stylus 82012................................................................................................................................................................
Table 9: Ink Density Vs. Cmy Print Mode For Stylus Color Iis, Stylus 82013................................................................................................................................................................
The New Epson Stylus Color Series "small Dot" Esc/p2 Command14................................................................................................................................................................
Raster Graphic Command14................................................................................................................................................................
Table 10: Raster Graphic Command Summary14................................................................................................................................................................
Higher Performance Monochrome Mode For The Epson Stylus Color15................................................................................................................................................................
Stylus 1500 Only15................................................................................................................................................................
Cie - L*a*b* Values16................................................................................................................................................................
Table 11: Cie - L*a*b* Values For The Stylus Pro Xl & Stylus Pro16................................................................................................................................................................
Table 12: Cie - L*a*b* Values For The Stylus Color Ii & Stylus 150017................................................................................................................................................................
Table 13: Cie - L*a*b* Values For The Stylus Color Iis & Stylus 82018................................................................................................................................................................
Epson Stylus 1500 Specifications

Epson Stylus 1500 Specifications (1 page)

Epson Stylus 1500: Specifications  
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