Epson 1400 manual

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    Epson Stylus Photo 1400 User’s Guide ®[...]

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    2 Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part o f this publication ma y be reproduced, stored in a[...]

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    3 Contents Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

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    4 Contents Aligning the Print Head . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

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    Welcome 5 Welcome Y our E pson S t ylus ® Photo 1400 is a ful l-featur ed, wide-fo rmat photo pr[...]

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    6 Wel com e About Your Documentation T o set up your pr inter an d ins tall its so ftware, see th[...]

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    Printing from Start to F inish 7 Printing from St art to Finish F ollow the ste ps in thes e sect[...]

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    8 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 2. Open the front flap, then pull out the output tray and[...]

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    Loading Paper 9 4. Insert the p aper , printable s ide up, against the right edge guide and behi[...]

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    10 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh F ollow these guidelines when load ing paper : ■ Don ?[...]

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    Loading Paper 11 Epson P remium Photo Pa per Glo ssy Epson P remium Glossy Photo Pap er Borderle[...]

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    12 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Y ou can pur chase ge nuine E pson ink and paper fr om a[...]

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    Loading Paper 13 When lo ading E pso n special papers , foll ow t hese cap acity guid elines: Pa[...]

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    14 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Printing with Windows F ollow the ins tr uctio ns in thi[...]

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    Printing with W indows 15 4. On the Main tab, select the basic print settings: Se le c t f ro m [...]

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    16 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 9. For more printing optio ns, cli ck the Ad vanced bu[...]

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    Printing with W indows 17 During pri nti ng, t he foll owing w ind ow appe ars an d sh ows the p r[...]

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    18 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Printing with a Macintosh F ollow the ins tr uctio ns in[...]

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    Printing with a Ma cintosh 19 Note: In certa in progra ms you may need to selec t Advanced be[...]

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    20 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 11. Click the Advanced button and select the following[...]

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    Selecting the Correct Paper Type 21 The fol lo wing windo w appears and s hows t he pr ogr ess o[...]

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    22 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Epson P remium Photo Pa per Glo ssy Epson P remium Gloss[...]

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    Printing Borderless Phot os 23 Printing Bo rderless Photos Y ou can print your pho tos with n o ma[...]

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    24 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh See these se ctions fo r inst ructions on s electing pr[...]

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    Printing Borderless Phot os 25 3. Click the P rint icon at the bottom of the screen. 4. Click [...]

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    26 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 6. S elect EPSON Stylus Photo 14 00 Seri es and click [...]

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    Printing Borderless Phot os 27 11. S elec t Por trait or Landscape as the Orientation setting. [...]

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    28 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 4. Select your P aper Size setting to match the p aper y[...]

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    Printing Borderless Phot os 29 10. Select one of the f ollowing M edia T ypes to match the paper[...]

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    30 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Printing o n CDs and DVDs Y our pr inter incl udes a spe[...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 31 Inserting a CD or DVD Mak e sur e the da ta, musi c, or video is burn[...]

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    32 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 6. Place t he CD or DVD on the CD /DVD tray with the [...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 33 Designin g an d Printing a C D/DVD with W indows Y ou can use Ep so[...]

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    34 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 4. T o add text, clic k the button. Enter your text a[...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 35 2. Make sur e EPSON Stylus Photo 1400 Series is sele cted. 3. S el[...]

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    36 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 4. Make sur e EPSON Stylus Photo 1400 Series is sele ct[...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 37 6. After the patter n is prin ted, examine the print. If you need t[...]

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    38 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 5. T o add text, click the button. I n the T ext Sett[...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 39 5. Click Print . Note: When you set the copi es settin g to 2 or [...]

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    40 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh 3. Open the File menu and select Print . 4. Make sur [...]

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    Printing on CDs and DVDs 41 Adjusting the Print Density with a Macintosh If i nk smear s on your [...]

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    42 Pr inti ng f rom S t art t o F ini sh Direct Printing from a Digital Camera or Camera Phone [...]

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    Maintaining Your Prin ter 43 Maintaining Your Printer F ollow the steps in these s ections to kee[...]

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    44 Maintaining Your Print er 4. F ollow the instruct ions on the screen to print the noz zle che[...]

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    Cleaning the Print Head 45 1. Make sure the printe r is turned o n but not pr inting, and the red[...]

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    46 Maintaining Your Print er Replaci ng an Ink Car tridg e When t he r ed H in k light flashes, o[...]

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    Replacing an Ink Ca rtridge 47 ■ Maci nto sh: Open the Applications folder and s elect EPS ON[...]

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    48 Maintaining Your Print er Y ou can purc hase genuine Ep son ink and pap er from an aut horize d[...]

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    Replacing an Ink Ca rtridge 49 Note: Y ou cannot continue printi ng with on e ink ca rtridge ex [...]

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    50 Maintaining Your Print er If one of the car tridges is low o r expended, the p rint head moves[...]

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    Replacing an Ink Ca rtridge 51 6. O pen t he cart rid ge co ver . 7. Squeeze the tab at the back[...]

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    52 Maintaining Your Print er 9. Remo ve the yello w tape from the bottom of the ink c artridge. Ca[...]

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    Aligning the Print Head 53 12. Clo se the car tridge c over . 13. Close the pr inter cover and p[...]

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    54 Maintaining Your Print er 3. Make sur e the ) paper and H i nk lights are not flashing or on.[...]

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    Transporting the Pr inter 55 4. If ink acc identally gets insid e the printer , wi pe it off w i[...]

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    56 Maintaining Your Print er[...]

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    Solving Problems 57 Solving Problems If y our Ep son S tylus Pho to 1400 has any pr oblems, se e t[...]

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    58 Solving Problems Red ) pape r light flashes and gree n P power ligh t flashes If yo u’re[...]

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    Diagnosing Printer Problems 59 Running a Pr inter Check Y ou can run a prin ter check to det ermin[...]

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    60 Solving Problems Problems and Soluti ons Tip: If you do n’t f ind the informa tion y ou’r[...]

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    Problems and Solutio ns 61 ■ If you are using a M acintosh and you d o not see the printer name[...]

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    62 Solving Problems The printer sounds as thou gh it is printing, but nothin g prints. ■ If y ou [...]

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    Problems and Solutio ns 63 Print Q uality Pr oblems You see banding (l ight lines). ■ The print [...]

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    64 Solving Problems ■ Make sure y ou ’ re usin g genu ine Epson ink c ar tridge s and you u [...]

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    Problems and Solutio ns 65 Your p rinto ut is g rainy . ■ Make sure the printable s ide of the p[...]

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    66 Solving Problems Paper do esn’t fe ed correc tly or jam s in the pri nter. ■ Mak e sur e the[...]

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    Problems and Solutio ns 67 3. P ositio n the cleani ng sheet in the printer’ s s heet fe eder [...]

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    68 Solving Problems Printed CDs or DVDs are dirty. Clean the ro llers as d escribed on page 30. Th[...]

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    Problems and Solutio ns 69 ■ Us e th e Print Previ ew opti on i n your printer so ftware [...]

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    70 Solving Problems Uninstalling Printe r Software Y ou may need to unin stall and then r einstal[...]

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    Where To Ge t Help 71 Where To Get Help Epson Tec hnical Su pport Epson provides these techni cal [...]

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    72 Solving Problems Other So ftwa re Techn ical Suppo rt Adobe Photoshop Elem ents T elephone: (206[...]

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    Requirements and No tices 73 Requirements and Notices Windows System Requirements To use your pr[...]

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    74 Requirements a nd Notices Import ant Safety In struct ions Before u sing th e prin ter, r ead a[...]

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    Important Safe ty Instructio ns 75 ■ Before tr ansporti ng the pri nter, make sure that t he pr[...]

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    76 Requirements a nd Notices ■ The IC chip on these ink cartr idges retains a variety of cart r[...]

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    Declaration of Conformity 77 W ARNIN G: The connection o f a non-shi eld ed equipment interface ca[...]

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    78 Requirements a nd Notices Epson Am erica, In c. L imited Warrant y What Is Co vered: Epson Am[...]

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    Epson America, Inc. Limite d Warranty 79 fail to be pro perly mai ntained or fa il to functi on pr[...]

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    80 Requirements a nd Notices[...]

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    Ind ex 81 Index A Accessories, 71 Aligning print head, 53 to 54 Automatic mode, Ma cintosh, 19 B[...]

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    82 Index F Faint i mage s, 64 FCC Complianc e, 76 to 7 7 Full bl eed print ing, 23 to 29 G Gamma s[...]

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    Ind ex 83 Pri nt he ad alig ning , 5 3 to 5 4 cleaning , 44 to 45 Prin t Hea d Align ment ut ilit y[...]

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