Epson 1160 manual

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    ® EPSON Stylus COLOR 1160 Printer Basics Printed on recycled paper with at least 10% post-consume[...]

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    ii Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, sto red in [...]

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    iii Contents WELCOME! 1 About Your Software 2 About Your Documentation 2 Warnings, Cautions, N[...]

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    iv Printing with Photo Enhance 23 Using Custom Project Type s 26 Usin g Adv anced Settin g[...]

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    v PROBLEM SOLVING 49 Diagno sing Printer Problems 49 Chec king the Cont rol Pan el Lig hts [...]

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    1 Welcome! Your EPSON Stylus ® COLOR 1160 printer is the ideal outp ut device for business graphic[...]

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    2 About Your Software The printer software CD-ROM includes all the so ftware you need for printing: [...]

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    3 Warnings, Cautions, Notes, and Tips Please follow t hese guide lines: Windows System Requirement[...]

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    4 ■ Double-speed (2 x ) C D-ROM drive (quad-speed [4 x ] o r faster recomme nded) for insta llin[...]

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    5 ■ At least 16MB of available RAM (32MB reco mmended) ■ At least 50MB of free hard disk space [...]

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    6 Important Safety Instructions Before using your printer, re ad the fo llowin g safety in struct [...]

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    7 ■ Unplug the prin ter and refer s ervicing to qualified se rvice personnel under the following[...]

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    8[...]

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    9 Viewing Your Electronic Printer Manual Your printer software CD-ROM includes an electronic Refere[...]

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    10 If you copied the manual to yo ur hard drive, you can access it at any ti me, as follows: Window[...]

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    11 After expanding the table of content s, you can click on the to pic you want to view. If there?[...]

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    12[...]

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    13 Printing from Start to Finish Here’s what to do to print a basic document —such as a memo, ne[...]

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    14 If you didn’t install the Guided Print ing Exercis e when you se t up your pri nter, follow [...]

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    15 Keep the following in mi nd when loading paper: ■ Load the printabl e side face up. It’s usua[...]

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    16 If you cli ck the pri nt icon on your appl ication’ s tool bar inste ad of select ing Prin t[...]

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    17 ■ Set the Mo de option to Automatic . This lets the printe r softwa re determi ne the best [...]

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    18 Controlling Printin g Once you’ve clicked OK , you return to the Print di alog b ox. Click OK[...]

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    19 Printing on a Macintosh This section describes these basic steps for printing on a Macintosh: ?[...]

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    20 Opening the Printer Software After you op en your appl ication pro gram and create your documen [...]

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    21 Selecting Printer Software Settings Now op en the File menu and cl ick Prin t . Yo u s ee the [...]

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    22 Controlling Printin g Once you’ve clicked Print , your pr inte r begin s pr intin g. If you tu[...]

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    23 Printing wit h PhotoEnhan ce The printe r driver include s PhotoE nhance op tions that increa se[...]

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    24 You see one of these dia log boxe s: 4. Choo se th e Media Type you want to print on. (If you[...]

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    25 8. For more fine-tuning, click Standa rd . You see a li st of specia lized set tings for ph ot[...]

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    26 Using Custom Project Types Your EPSON Stylus COLOR 1160 printer soft ware includes custom project[...]

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    27 7. Choose a project typ e following these gu idelines (these settings are restrict ed by your M[...]

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    28 9. If you nee d to re duce or enla rge the image (pro portional printing), p rint mult iple p[...]

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    29 5. Click Custom , and the n click the Advanced button. Y ou see th e Ad vanced d ialog b[...]

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    30 8. Sele ct a color m anagem ent me thod (t he availa bility depe nds on your opera ting system[...]

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    31 Using Special Papers How can you get the best-loo king photos, most vivid colors, and sharpest te[...]

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    32 ■ Select Phot o Paper as the Medi a Type setting . ■ To keep your pr intout s looki ng [...]

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    33 Panoramic Photo Paper 1. Pull u p the pap er sup port ex tensio n. Load on e sheet of Panor ami[...]

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    34 Envelopes You can load up to 10 envelopes at a tim e, flap edge fi rst and prin table s ide up [...]

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    35 Selecting the Co rrect Media Type Your printer a utoma tically ad justs itse lf for the type of [...]

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    36[...]

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    37 Maintaining Your Printer This sect ion describe s main tenance procedures to keep yo ur print e[...]

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    38 Using the Head Clean ing Utility Follow th ese steps to run th e Head Cle aning uti lity (recomm[...]

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    39 7. If the no zzle check pa ttern has n o gaps in it s dots, cli ck Finish . If the patte rn is [...]

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    40 Or, with Windows, cli ck Start , point to Settings , then sele ct Printers . Right-cl ick the [...]

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    41 Replacing an Ink Cartridge When th e B bla ck or A color i nk out light f lash es, the indic[...]

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    42 Removing and Installin g Ink Cartridges You can replace a cartridge when the B black or A co[...]

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    43 5. Unwrap the new i nk cartridge. Then remove onl y the yellow pa rt of the ta pe seal on top[...]

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    44 Replacing an Outdated In k Cartridge When an instal led ink cartridg e is more th an six month s[...]

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    45 5. Unwrap the new i nk cartridge. Then remove onl y the yellow pa rt of the ta pe seal on top[...]

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    46 Aligning the Print Head If your printo uts cont ain mi saligned vert ical lines , you may ne ed t[...]

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    47 Cleaning the Printer To keep your printe r working at its best, you sho uld clean it several tim[...]

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    48 Transportin g the Printer If you move your p rinter some distance, you nee d to prepare it for t [...]

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    49 Problem Solving This secti on gives y ou the basi cs for diagnos ing and so lving printe r proble[...]

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    50 P is on The P power light is on when the printer is on and ready to print. It flashes when[...]

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    51 Running a Prin ter Check You can run a pri nter check t o determ ine wheth er a problem co mes fr[...]

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    52 Identifying Pr inter Parts If you need h elp id entifyi ng the pa rts of the p rint er, refer to [...]

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    53 Problems and Solutions Here are s ome basic troubl eshooti ng tips i f you have any problem s se[...]

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    54 Problems with P rinting Only the P power light is on, but nothing p rints. ■ Make sure the [...]

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    55 Problems Getting Good Prin t Quality You see horizontal banding. ■ Make sure the prin t head n[...]

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    56 Your printo ut is blurr y or smeared. ■ Make sure your paper isn ’t damp or loaded face dow[...]

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    57 You see wrong or missi ng colors. ■ Make sure the In k setti ng is se t to Color for color ima[...]

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    58 Problems with P aper Feeding Too many copies are printing. Make sure the Copies set tings in t[...]

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    59 Solving Miscellaneo us Printout Problems The ma rgins are i ncorrect . ■ Make sure the pa per s[...]

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    60 Uninstalling Prin ter Softw are Windows 1. Double-click My Computer , then double-click the Co[...]

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    61 Where To Get Help If you need help wit h your printer or its software, see the contact informatio[...]

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    62 To speak to a technical support repre sentative, dial: ■ U.S.: (562) 276-7586 ■ Cana da: ([...]

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    63 Index Numerics 360 dp i In k Jet Pap er, 35 4 x 6-in ch Ph oto Paper, 31 to 32 A Accessories, 4[...]

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    64 I ICM (Image Co lor Matc hing) setti ng, 27 Incorr ect char acters , 57 Incorrec t colo rs, 57 In[...]

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    65 Pri nter cable, 4 to 5 check, 51 cleaning, 47 contro l pa nel, 39 , 49 to 50 featur es, 1 mainta [...]

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    66 FCC Compliance Statemen t For Unit ed States Us ers This equipmen t has been tested and found to[...]

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    68 EPSON Ink Jet Pap ers Use EP SON paper an d inks to ge t the sam e pho to qual ity re sults th[...]

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    69 How to Order EPSON Ink and Paper To order EPSON ink cartridges and paper, contact your dealer [...]