MAKE LEARNING AT HOME EASY Designed by Epson PRINT, SCAN, CREATE AND ENJOY. PHOTOS ART AND CRAFT PROJECT WORK CUSTOMISED LABELS BOOK REPORTS, CHARTS BASIC INFORMATION PRINTER PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Rear paper feed – Loads paper. 1. Paper support – Supports loaded paper. 2. Edge guides – Feeds the paper straight into the printer. Slide to the edges of the paper. 3. Feeder guard – Prevents foreign substance from entering the printer. It’s important keep this guard closed. 4. Output tray – Holds the ejected paper. 5. Document cover – Blocks external light while scanning. 1. Scanner glass – Place the originals here. 2. Control panel – Allows you to operate the printer and indicates the printer’s status. 3. Front cover – Open when removing paper that’s jammed inside the printer. 1. Ink reservoir tank (ink tank) – Supplies ink to the print head. 2. Ink tank unit – Contains the ink tanks. 3. Ink tank cover – Open to refill the ink tank. 4. Printhead – Ink is ejected from the printhead nozzles underneath. 5. AC inlet – Connects the power cord. 1. USB port – Connects a USB cable to connect with a computer. 2. Turns the printer ON or OFF. Do not turn off while the power light is flashing (while the printer is operating or processing data). Unplug the power cord when the power light is off. 1. Starts monochrome copying on A4-sized plain paper. To increase the number of copies (by up to 20 copies), press this button within one-second intervals. 2. CONTROL PANEL BUTTONS AND FUNCTIONS Starts colour copying on A4-sized plain paper. To increase the number of copies (by up to 20 copies), press this button within one-second intervals. 3. Stops the current operation. Hold this button down for five seconds until the button flashes to run printhead cleaning. 4. BASIC INFORMATION GETTING STARTED Do not use paper that is wavy, torn, cut, folded, damp, too thick, too thin or paper that has stickers stuck to it. Using these types of paper causes paper jams and smears. 5. Make sure that you are using long-grain paper. If you are not sure about the paper type, check the paper packaging or contact the manufacturer to confirm the paper type. 6. If the paper is curled, flatten it or curl it slightly in the opposite direction before loading. Printing on curled paper may cause paper jams and smears on the printout. 4. PAPER-HANDLING PRECAUTIONS Read the instruction sheets supplied with the paper. 1. Fan and align the edges of the paper before loading. 2. Do not fan or curl the paper. Doing so may damage the printable side. 3. GETTING STARTED HOW TO LOAD PAPER Open the feeder guard and pull out the paper support. 1. Slide the edge guides. 2. Load paper at the centre of the paper support with the printable side facing upwards. 3. Ÿ Do not load more than the maximum number of sheets specified for the paper. For plain paper, do not load above the line located just under the symbol – inside the edge guide. Ÿ Load the paper’s short edge first. However, when you have set the long edge as the width of the user-defined size, load paper long edge first. NOTE: Slide the edge guides to the edges of the paper, and then close the feeder guard. 4. Slide out the output tray. 5. NOTE: Ÿ Do not place objects on the feeder guard. Doing so may prevent paper from being fed. Ÿ Place the remaining paper back in its package. If you leave it in the printer, the print may curl or its quality may get affected. NOTE: Make sure that the printer is switched ON. Go to File -> Print. PRINT ANYTHING IN THESE EASY STEPS HOW TO PRINT (Note: Check if the paper tray is loaded.) 1. 3. Open your file in an application (Word, PowerPoint, PDF Readers etc). 2. HOW TO PRINT Select your printer and select Printer Properties. 4. Select the Document Size. 5. Now, select the Orientation. Portrait A4 Landscape A4 NOTE: Ÿ A4 is the most widely used format for printing. 6. Select the Quality based on the document type and paper. HOW TO PRINT 8. Select the Paper Type. 7. NOTE: Ÿ For photographs, select matte or glossy paper depending on the type of image. Ÿ For documents with images, select high-quality inkjet paper. Ÿ Select plain papers for best-quality output with Word and Excel files. For images, select high quality inkjet paper. HOW TO PRINT To print on both sides of the paper, select 2-Sided Printing. 9.
To enable EPSON Status Monitor 3, click Extended Settings on the Maintenance tab.
Select Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3.
On the printer driver’s Main tab, select an option from 2-sided Printing.
Click Settings, make the appropriate settings and then click OK.
To print a folded booklet, select Booklet. PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE PAPER You can print on both sides of the paper. You can also create a booklet by re-ordering the pages and folding the printout. Ÿ Depending on the paper and the data, ink may bleed through to the other side of the paper. NOTE: Ÿ Flip the paper over to print on the other side when the printer has finished printing the first side. Ÿ If you do not use paper that is ideal for 2-sided printing, the print quality may get affected and paper jams may occur. Ÿ This feature is not available for borderless printing. Print settings 2-sided printing is available when EPSON Status Monitor 3 is enabled. When the first side has finished printing, a pop-up window is displayed on the computer. Follow the on-screen instructions. HOW TO PRINT To print two or four pages of data in one sheet, select 2-Up or 4-Up as the Multi-Page setting. 10. 2-Up 4-Up HOW TO PRINT Select your number of Copies. 11. To print multiple pages and multiple copies, select Collate. 12. NOTE: Ÿ Multiple slides can be printed in one page from a PDF / PPT. HOW TO PRINT
Then click Print. To see how your printout looks, select Print Preview. 13. ADVANCED PRINTING PRINTING WITH A HEADER AND FOOTER You can print information such as usernames and printing dates in headers or footers. Print settings On the printer’s More Options tab, click Watermark Features. 1. Select Header/Footer. 2. Click Settings, and then select the items you want to print. 3. PRINTING MULTIPLE FILES TOGETHER Job Arranger Lite allows you to combine several files created by different applications and print them as a single print job. You can specify the print settings for combined files such as the multi-page layout, and 2-sided printing. Print settings On the printer driver’s Main tab, select Job Arranger Lite. 1. When you start printing, the Job Arranger Lite window is displayed. 2. In the Job Arranger Lite window, open the file that you want to combine with the current file, and then repeat the above steps. 3. ADVANCED PRINTING Ÿ If you close the Job Arrange Lite window before adding all the print data to the Print Project, the print job you are currently working on is cancelled. Ÿ Click Save from the File menu to save the current job. The extension of the saved files is ‘ecl’. Ÿ To open a Print Project, click Job Arrange Lite on the printer driver’s Maintenance tab to open the Job Arranger Lite window. Next, select Open from the File menu to select the file. NOTE: When you select a print job added to Print Project in the Job Arranger Lite window, you can edit the page layout. 4.
Click Print from the File menu to start printing. HOW TO CANCEL A PRINT You can cancel a print job from the computer. However you cannot cancel a print job from the computer once it has been completely sent to the printer. In this case, cancel the print job by using the printer’s control panel. Cancelling On your computer, right-click your printer under Devices and Printers, Printer, or under Printers and Faxes. 1. Click See what’s printing. 2. Right-click the job you want to cancel, and select Cancel. 3. SMARTPHONES Ethernet WiFi Print via DESKTOPS LAPTOPS PRINT FROM MULTIPLE DEVICES Print via WiFi OTG Cable TABLETS Print via WiFi OTG Cable Open Epson Scan on your PC. Raise the printer’s lid, place the document on the scanning glass and close the lid. SCAN ANY DOCUMENT IN THESE EASY STEPS HOW TO SCAN 2. 1. Select the Document Type. HOW TO SCAN 3. Select Colour or Grayscale. 4. Select the Location and the Image Format followed by clicking OK. HOW TO SCAN 6. Click the folder icon. 5. Click Preview to see how your scan looks, before you save. HOW TO SCAN
Click Scan. 8. HOW TO SCAN PHOTOS OR PICTURES NOTE: Ÿ The Document Source setting is fixed as Scanner Glass, and the Document Type setting is fixed as Reflective (reflective means originals which are not transparent, for example ordinary papers or photos). You cannot change these settings. Using Photo Mode in Epson Scan, you can scan pictures with a range of adjustment features that are ideal for photos/pictures. 1. Place the originals. By placing multiple originals on the scanner glass, you can scan all of them at the same time. Make sure that there is a gap of at least 20 mm between the originals. 2. Start Epson Scan. 3. Select Photo Mode from the Mode list. 4. Make the following settings on the Main Settings tab. 5. Image Type helps you select the colour for saving the scanned image. 6. Resolution helps you select the scanning resolution. 7. HOW TO SCAN PHOTOS OR PICTURES Click Preview. The preview window opens, and the previewed images are displayed as thumbnails. 8. You can adjust the scanned image with settings such as: Ÿ Saturation – for vivid colours Ÿ Unsharp Mask – sharpen the outlines of the scanned image Ÿ Colour Restoration – restore faded colours Ÿ Contrast Ÿ Backlight Correction – lighten scanned images which are dark due to backlight Ÿ Descreening – remove patterns such as web-like shadows that appear when scanning printed papers such as a magazine pages Ÿ Dust Removal – remove dust on scanned images Ÿ Brightness Ÿ To preview the entire scanned area, clear the Thumbnail check box located at the top of the preview window. NOTE: Confirm the preview, and make adjustment settings on the Advanced Settings tab if necessary. 9. HOW TO COPY DOCUMENTS BASIC COPYING Load A4-sized paper into the tray. 1. Place the originals. 2. Press the or button. 3. NOTE: Ÿ The colour, size and the border of the copied image are slightly different from the original document. Ÿ Press the and the or buttons simultaneously to copy in draft mode, where you can use less ink and print at a lower density. COPYING MULTIPLE DOCUMENTS You can make multiple copies at a time. You can specify up to 20 copies. Margins with a width of 3 mm appear around the paper’s edges Load the same number of A4-sized sheets as the number of copies you want to copy. 1. Place the originals. 2. Press the or button. The number of times you press this button must be the same as the number of copies you want to take. 3. For example, if you want to make 10 copies in colour, press the button 10 times. Go to File -> Print and select Printing Preferences. MAINTAINING THE PRINTER Click the maintenance tab and select the Nozzle check option. 2. PRINT NOZZLE CHECK PATTERN Appearance of Banding or Unexpected Colours The printhead nozzles may be clogged. 2. Do a nozzle check to see if the printhead nozzles are clogged. 3. Clean the printhead if any of the printhead nozzles are clogged. 4.
1. CLEANING THE PRINTHEAD The nozzle check pattern is then printed. 4. Take a look at the pattern. If there are broken lines or missing segments as shown in the ‘NG’ pattern, the printhead nozzles may be clogged. 5. Load A4-sized plain paper in the printer. 1. Press the power button to switch off the printer. 2. Turn the printer on while holding the button down and then release the buttons when the light flashes. 3. NG MAINTAINING THE PRINTER Go to the next step. If you cannot see any broken lines or missing segments. The ‘OK’ pattern is the ideal pattern, indicating that the nozzles aren’t clogged. 6. Now conduct another test and check the pattern. 8. Repeat the process from start to finish until you get a pattern resembling the ‘OK’ pattern. 9. OK Now hold the button down for five seconds. until the power light starts flashing. The printhead will now be cleaned. 7. CLEANING THE PAPER PATH When the printouts are smeared or scuffed, the roller needs to be cleaned properly.
Repeat the process until the paper is no longer smeared with ink.
Load A4-sized paper into the tray.
Start copying without placing the original.
Make sure that there is no dust on the scanner glass and the document cover. Cleaning the paper path of ink smears CLEANING THE SCANNER GLASS When copies and scanned images are smeared, the scanner glass needs to be cleaned. Open the document cover. 1. Use a soft, clean and dry cloth to clean the scanner glass. 2. Ÿ Do not press the glass surface too hard while cleaning. Ÿ Avoid scratching or damaging the glass surface. A damaged glass surface can affect the scan quality. NOTE: Ÿ If the glass surface is stained with grease or some other sticky material, use only a small amount of the cleaning solution and a soft cloth to remove it. Wipe away the remaining liquid. MAINTAINING THE PRINTER REMOVING JAMMED PAPER Check the error displayed on the control panel and follow the instructions to remove the jammed paper including any torn pieces. After that, clear the error. Ÿ When removing the jammed paper, avoid tilting the printer, placing it vertically or turning it upside down. These can cause the ink to leak. NOTE: Ÿ Remove the jammed paper carefully. Removing the paper vigorously may damage the printer. Remove the jammed paper manually. Removing jammed paper from the rear feed Removing jammed paper from inside the printer Open the front cover. 1. Ÿ Do not touch any internal parts. Doing so may damage the printer. NOTE: If the paper jam error continues after removing the paper and turning the power off and on again, the paper may remain inside the printer. Paper jam error is not cleared Remove the jammed paper manually. 2. Close the front cover. 3. Load A4-sized paper in the rear paper feed and press the or button to remove the paper inside. 1. Load the paper in the portrait direction. 2. If the error still hasn’t cleared, contact Epson support. 3. MAINTAINING THE PRINTER USE THE BEST IN PRINTING: AN ECOTANK PRINTER LOW-COST PRINTING You never have to worry about printing too much for school. An EcoTank printer helps you print your school work at a very low cost. HIGH-SPEED PRINTING Words can’t describe the joy of submitting school work on time. With an EcoTank printer by your side, you can easily print your projects and more at amazing speeds. HIGH-QUALITY COLOUR PRINTS Ready to breathe true colour into your school work? EcoTank printers use high-quality inks to bring everything you learn to life. EASY REFILLS Refilling an EcoTank’s ink tank is extremely easy. Plus, it’s something which you can do yourself… without making a mess. COMPACT DESIGN Want to put your EcoTank printer on your study table? No problem! Its design is compact. So, you can place and move it with ease. DESIGNED TO HELP YOU ACE YOUR SCHOOL WORK *