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    User’s Guide 1000 Stylus ™ =--TM Esr z=::= = ---A == EPSON= - EPSON ®[...]

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    Printer Parts control panel paper feeder paper support manual feed slot parallel interface access p[...]

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    EPSON 48-NOZZLE INK JET PRINTER Stylus 1000 All rights reserved, No part of this publication may[...]

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    1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Important Safety Instructions Read all of these instructions before you s[...]

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    11. If you use an extension cord, make sure that the total of the ampere ratings on the products pl[...]

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    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply[...]

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    Tips for Printing on Single Sheets When you print on single sheets, you may notice that your printer[...]

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    Contents Introduction Features ............................ . . Option s .......................[...]

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    Using Continuous Paper with Optional Push Tractor .... . 2-7 Installing the push tractor .....[...]

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    Maintenance and Transportatio n ................ . .3-18 Replacing the ink cartridge .............[...]

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    Your new Epson printer is a 48-nozzle ink jet printer, ideal for quiet, high-speed printing. Featu[...]

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    Options The following options enable you to make full use of your printer. 0 Push-Tractor Unit (C8[...]

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    Warnings, Cautions, and Notes Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury. Caution[...]

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the Printer About Your Ink Jet Printer .................... . l-2 A few p[...]

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    About Your Ink Jet Printer If you’re new to ink jet printers, you may wonder how they differ from [...]

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    Ll Ll Install the ink cartridge immediately after you remove it from its package. Leaving the c[...]

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    Choosing the right paper One of the keys to getting great results with your ink jet printer is selec[...]

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    Unpacking the Printer Your printer box should include these items: Ink cartridge Printer Power cord [...]

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    Attaching the paper support and the paper separators You should install the paper support and the pa[...]

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    Choosing a Place for the Printer When selecting a location for your printer, follow these guidelines[...]

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    Cl Never use a stand that tilts the printer. It should always be kept level. Cl Place cables so [...]

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    Installing the Ink Cartridge Each ink cartridge contains enough ink to print about 700 pages. The [...]

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    3. Open the printer cover. 4. Pull the top of the ink cartridge clamp towards you to open it. - [...]

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    5. Open the foil package containing the ink cartridge and remove it from the protective cardboard.[...]

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    7. Push the ink cartridge clamp towards the back of the printer to secure the cartridge. R Caution[...]

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    After you charge the ink delivery system, you can use the built-in self test to make sure the printe[...]

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    3. Move the center support to the center of both edge guides. When you load paper in the landscape[...]

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    5. Close the paper feeder cover. When you send data to the printer or when you run the self test, [...]

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    In LQ mode, the printer prints characters in each font, in the order the fonts appear on the contr[...]

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    Connecting the Printer to Your Computer If the self test prints correctly, you are ready to connect [...]

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    Setting Up Your Software Programs Most software programs let you specify the type of printer you us[...]

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    Chapter 2 Paper Handling Printing on Single Sheets ..................... . 2-2 Tips on using the p[...]

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    Printing on Single Sheets You can load single sheets up to 420 mm (16.5 inches) wide using the b[...]

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    Q Because most software takes care of the top and bottom margins, you should usually adjust the ma[...]

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    The pointer on the print head indicates the base line of printed characters. (You may have to experi[...]

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    Note: The printer has a limit-S.0 mm (0.31 inches)-to the amount you can move the vertical print[...]

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    2. Insert a single sheet of paper into the slot until it meets resistance, aligning the right edge[...]

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    Using Continuous Paper with Optional Push Tractor You can use the optional push tractor to print on[...]

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    3. Grasp both ends of the tractor and push it into the printer, as shown below, until it locks in [...]

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    2. Release the sprocket units by raising the sprocket-lock levers. Align one sprocket unit with th[...]

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    5. Fit the first four holes of the paper over the sprocket pins, and then close the sprocket cover[...]

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    7. Raise the release lever to the continuous-paper position. 8. Raise the paper separators and r[...]

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    D You can switch to single sheets without removing the paper supply from the push tractor. For ins[...]

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    If the perforation is not aligned with the tear-off edge, adjust the tear-off position as follows: 1[...]

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    4. Pull up on both levers on the sides of the bottom of the tractor and pull the tractor out of th[...]

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    1. If any printed sheets remain in the printer, tear off the printed pages. 2. Press the LOAD/E[...]

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    3. Remove the paper separators as shown on page 2-11. 4. The printer is ready to print. When it[...]

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    4. Lower both sides of the page eject guide. 5. Insert an envelope with the wide end entering th[...]

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    Labels Only use labels mounted on a continuous backing sheet with tractor sprocket holes. Do not try[...]

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    Operating the Control Pane l ................... . 3-2 Indicator light s ........................[...]

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    Operating the Control Panel The printer control panel gives you easy control over most common prin[...]

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    CONDENSED On when the condensed printing mode is selected. When this mode is selected, the printer p[...]

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    LOAD/EJECT Press this button to load paper. However, the printer normally loads paper automatically.[...]

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    MICRO FEED: (ALT + FONT) Feeds paper forward in I/180-inch increments. (ALT +ECONOMY/CONDENSED) F[...]

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    The table below lists the available fonts and shows how the FONT lights appear for each selectio[...]

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    Condensed printing Condensed printing reduces the size of characters to approximately 60 percent o[...]

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    Settings Character table Options Italic U.S.A., Italic France, Italic Germany, Italic U.K., Italic D[...]

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    Default settings descriptions Character fable Character tables contain the characters and symbols [...]

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    Adjust your top-of-form position with the micro-feed feature to get half of the margin at the bottom[...]

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    When this feature is on, the printer determines which interface receives data and then switches to t[...]

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    2. 3. Hold down the ECONOMY/CONDENSED button and turn on the printer to enter the default-settings[...]

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    5. Next, press the FONT button to change the setting. As you move from setting to setting, the [...]

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    I Default-settings menu Settings Character table I Italic U.S.A Auto print direction r c t L L L[...]

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    L c Default-settings menu Settings FONT Continuous-paper 11 inches orno page length 12 inche[...]

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    If you are unsure whether you need an optional interface or would like to know more about interfaces[...]

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    4. Slide the interface card along the slots on both sides of the interface compartment. Push in [...]

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    Selecting a ba ud rate You can select from the following baud rates : 300, 600, 1,200, 2,400, 4,8[...]

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    1. Make sure the printer stops printing and both th e INK OUT and PAUSE lights stay on. Then op[...]

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    Cleaning the print head If print quality diminishes, use the printer’s built-in print-head cleani[...]

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    q Caution: U Never use alcohols or fhimers to clean the prinfer; these chemicals cm damage [...]

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    Troubleshooting Most problems you may encounter while operating your printer have simple solutions. [...]

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    Paper end No paper is loaded in the printer. Load paper again. Paper jam The paper is jammed inside [...]

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    Power supply The printer does not work or control panel lights are off. Check that the power cord is[...]

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    Printing Printing stops and the PAUSE light is on. Printing is temporarily suspended. Press th e [...]

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    Dots are missing in printed characters or graphics. The print head nozzles may be clogged. Hold down[...]

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    The printed image is blurred. You may not be using the correct type of paper. See Chapter 1 for tips[...]

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    All the text prints on the same line. Set Auto line feed to on in the default-settings mode so th[...]

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    The computer and printer interface settings may not match. Make sure the settings on the computer an[...]

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    The ejected paper is wrinkled. The paper is too thin or is damp. Make sure the paper is within the s[...]

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    The lever inside the printer is in the wrong position as shown below. Remove the printer cover and t[...]

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    The push tractor does not feed the paper. The release lever is in the wrong position. Move the relea[...]

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    The continuous paper does not eject properly. The page is too long. Tear off the paper and remove it[...]

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    3. Pull the paper out gently. If the paper tears, make sure you remove any remaining pieces. 4. [...]

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    Appendix Technical Specifications ...................... . A-2 Printer specifications .............[...]

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    Technical Specifications Printer specifications Printing Printing method: Drop on demand 48-nozzle [...]

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    Character tables: North/South America: Europe: Other countries: Character sets: 1 italic and 7 graph[...]

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    Single sheets (Manual insertion): Width 182 to 420 mm (7.1 to 16.5 inches) Length 182 to 42[...]

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    Printable area: Single sheets (paper feeder and manual insertion) Envelopes A The minimum top marg[...]

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    Ink cartridge (S020025): Temperature: Storage: Transit: Freezing: -30” to 40°C (-22” to [...]

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    Environmental Temperature: Operation: 10” to 35°C (50” to 95’F) Storage: -20’ to 50[...]

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    Signal Return Signal Direction Description Pin Pin 1 19 STROBE IN STROBE pulse to re[...]

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    Signal Return Pin Pin 18 - 19-30 Signal Direction Description NC Not used GND - Twisted[...]

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    Interface t im ing The figure below shows the timing for the parallel interface. BUS Y d ACKNLG I [...]

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    Default settings The table below shows the default settings that take effect when the printer is in[...]

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    How you format commands depends on the software you are using. Some software programs accept only th[...]

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    ASCII ESC3n ESC+n Page format ASCII Dec. Hex. Description 51 33 Set n / 180-inch Line Spac[...]

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    Print position motion ASCII Dec. Hex. Description ESC $ nl n2 36 24 ESC nl n2 92 5c ESC(V[...]

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    Font selection ASCII Dec. Hex. ESCkn 107 6B ESCXnn 88 58 ESC ! n 33 21 ESC I’ 80 50 ESC M [...]

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    ASCII Dec. Hex. Description ES C 4 52 34 Select Italic Font ES C 5 53 35 Cancel Italic F[...]

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    ASCII ESC H ESC - l/O Spacing ASCII Dec. Hex. Description 72 48 Cancel Double-Strike Printin[...]

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    ASCII ESC(tnn Dec. Hex. Description 40116 2874 Assign Character Table ESC(t3Odld2d3 Assign cha[...]

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    ASCII ESC&nn Dec. Hex. Description 38 26 Define User-Defined Character ESC 8-t 0 nl n2 d[...]

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    Bit image ASCII Dec. Hex. Description ESC * nn 42 - m Horizontal density (dpi) Vertical densit[...]

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    PC437 (USA, standard Europe) CODE 0 1 23456789ABCDEF 0 NUL spa @P * p c fi 6 ;:::: L Y[...]

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    PC863 (Canadian-French) PC865 (Norwegian) CODE 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a 9 A B C D E F BBABCDEF PC853 (Tur[...]

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    PC437 Greek (Greek)” PC85 7 (Greek) * :ODE 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a 9 A B C D E F BSABCDEF A P L <:[...]

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    PC852 (East Europe) * BRASCll (Braz. Portuguese) * * CODE 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a 9 A B C D E F Abicomp[...]

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    International character set s You can select one of the following international character sets by [...]

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    Characters available with the fSC (A command To print the characters in the table below, use the[...]

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    Glossary The following definitions apply specifically to printers. If a word is italicized, see that[...]

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    character fable A collection of letters, numbers, and symbols used in a particular language. condens[...]

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    ESC/P Abbreviation for Epson Standard Code for Printers. This is the system of commands your compute[...]

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    italic A typestyle in which the characters slant. This sentence is italicized. Letter Quality (LQ[...]

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    RAM Random Access Memory. The portion of the printer’s memory used as a buffer and for storing use[...]

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    fear-off position The position the printer feeds the paper to at the end of print job when tear-off [...]

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    Index Command descriptions are not indexed here. For information on a specific command, see the Appe[...]

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    Cleaning the print head, 3-20, 3-26 Cleaning the printer, 3-20-21 Cleaning/ Charging, 3-23 Codes,[...]

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    F Fatal ink system error, 3-23 FCC regulations, ii Fonts button, 3-4-5 changing with control panel[...]

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    J Jam, paper, 3-33-34 L Labels, 2-18, A-4 LF/FF button, 3-4 Lights, status, 3-2 Lines per page[...]

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    Parallel interface, l-17, A-7-10 PAUSE button, 3-3 PAUSE light, 3-2, 3-22, 3-25 Pausing printing, [...]

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    Setup menu, l-18 Single sheets, 2-2, 3-29, A-3-5 prints on, v switching to, 2-14 tips for, 2-2-3 [...]

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    EPSON OVERSEAS MARKETING LOCATIONS EPSON AMERICA, INC. 20770 Madrona Ave. P.O. Box 2842 Torranc[...]

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    User’s Guide Printed in Japan 94.02-[...]