User's Guide

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Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide

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Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide

Contents

Contents

Copyrights and Trademarks Printable area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
The Printed Area for Cut Sheets. . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
The Printed Area for Roll Paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Introduction The Printed Area for CDs and DVDs. . . . . . . . . 31
Important Safety Instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Canceling Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
When choosing a place for this product. . . . . . . . 5
When setting up this product. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
When using this product. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Using the Printer Driver(Windows)
Using the printer with a wireless connection. . . . 6 Displaying the Settings Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
When handling the ink cartridges. . . . . . . . . . . . 6 From the Printer icon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Warning, Cautions, Notes and Tips. . . . . . . . . . . 6 Displaying Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Printer Parts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Click the Help Button to Display. . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Front. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Right-click on the item you want to check and
Inside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Back. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Customizing the Printer Driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Control panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Saving various settings as your Select Settings
Printer Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 .................................. . . 35
Realizing High Resolution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Saving media settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Superior Ease of Use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Rearranging display items. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Notes on Usage and Storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Summary of the Utility Tab. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Installation space. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Uninstalling the printer driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Notes when using the printer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Notes when not using the printer. . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Using the Printer Driver(Mac OS X)
Notes on handling ink cartridges. . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Displaying the Settings Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Notes on handling paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Displaying Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Introducing the Supplied Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Using Epson Printer Utility 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Contents of the Software Disc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Summary of the Printer Driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Starting Epson Printer Utility 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
About Epson Easy Photo Print. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Epson Printer Utility 4 Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . 40
About Epson Print CD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Uninstalling the printer driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
The Power Off Timer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Printing Varieties
Basic Operations Auto Correct Color and Print Photos
Loading Cut Sheets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 (PhotoEnhance). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder. . . . . 20 Correct color and print. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Loading Fine Art Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Borderless printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Loading Thick Paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Types of Borderless Printing Methods. . . . . . . . 49
Loading and Cutting Roll Paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Supported Media Sizes for Borderless Printing
Loading Roll Paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 ................................... . 50
Cutting Roll Paper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Setting Procedures for Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Loading and Removing CDs and DVDs. . . . . . . . . 26 Enlarged/Reduced Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Loading CDs and DVDs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Fit to Page/Scale to fit paper size. . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Removing CDs and DVDs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Fit to Roll Paper Width(Windows only). . . . . . . 56
Custom Scale Setting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Basic Printing Methods(Windows). . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Multi-Page Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X). . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Where To Get Help Color management printing by Driver ICM(Windows only). . . .. . . .. . . . . 88 Setting Procedures for Printing.. . . . . . . 73 Item descriptions. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 83 Help for Users in Indonesia. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 111 Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Help for Users in Vietnam. . 59 Lights. . .. . 87 Cleaning the Inside of the Printer. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Contacting Epson Support. . .. . . 84 Help for Users in India. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Help for Users in Europe. 89 Poster Printing (Enlarge to cover several sheets Troubleshooting. . . . . 105 (Windows). . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . 101 Setting profiles. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 60 You cannot print (because the printer does not Setting Procedures for Printing. . . but nothing prints. . . . . .. . . 64 Print Quality/Print Results. . . . . . . 104 . . . 100 Color Management Print Settings. . . . . 109 Adjusting the Print Head. . .. . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . .. ... . .. . . . . . . . . . . 99 Printing.. . .. . . . 93 User-defined Paper Sizes/Custom Paper Sizes. . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . 74 Usable Commercially Papers. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 92 Joining the output paper together. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . 94 Banner printing (on roll paper). . 70 Jammed Fine Art Media. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . 111 Replacing Ink Cartridges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Saving and Calling Layout Manager Settings. . . 98 Printing Directly from a Digital Camera. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 84 Help for Users in Hong Kong... 88 Cautions when Performing Double-Sided Printing. . .. ... . . . 109 Head Cleaning. . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning.. . . . . . . 80 Help for Users in Taiwan. . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Roll paper jam. . . . . . . . . . 75 Standards and Approvals. . . . 81 Help for Users in Australia. . . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 112 How to replace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Windows only). .. 97 Setting Procedures for Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 82 Help for Users in Singapore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Help for Users in the Philippines. . . . . . . . . 104 Color management printing by Host ICM Specifications Table. ... . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 59 Normal operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Alignment). . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. 78 Technical Support Web Site. . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . 71 Thick Paper or a CD or DVD Is Jammed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 73 Supported Media. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 work). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Unable to Feed or Eject Paper. . . . 96 Layout Manager(Windows only).. 108 Maintenance Before Contacting Epson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Help for Users in Malaysia. . . . . .. . . . . .. . 82 Help for Users in Thailand. . . .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Contents Manual Double-Sided Printing(Windows only) Problem Solver . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Checking for clogged nozzles. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. 62 The printer sounds like it is printing.. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .. . 106 Color management printing by ColorSync (Mac OS X). . . . . . . . . 112 Ink Cartridge Product Numbers. . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder Jams. . . . . .. . . 87 4 . . 100 Epson Special Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 and print . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Setting color management with the printer driver Preparing the Printer for Transport. . . . . . . . 113 Cleaning the Outside of the Printer. . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . 108 Help for Users in North America. . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . 102 Setting color management with the applications .. . . . . 112 Cleaning the Printer. 72 Others. . . . . . . . . . 59 Errors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Transporting the Printer. . . . . . .. . . 75 After Transport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Color Management Printing Appendix About Color Management. . . . . . . 110 Ink Density Optimization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .

or heat sources. Inserting a connector circuit as copiers or air control systems that in the wrong orientation may damage both devices regularly switch on and off. Use of another cord may result in fire or electric shock. Each connector has power outlets. ❏ Do not attempt to service this product yourself. consult a qualified electrician. ❏ When connecting the printer to a computer or other device with a cable. connected by the cable.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Avoid electrical outlets controlled by wall switches Introduction or automatic timers. ❏ Keep the entire computer system away from potential sources of electromagnetic interference. ❏ Do not insert objects through the slots. make sure the total operate properly if it is tilted or at an angle. Use with other equipment may result in fire or electric shock. stable surface that is plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the larger than this product. Also. product only. ❏ If you plan to use the printer in Germany. Instructions ❏ Use only the type of power source indicated on the product’s label. product. 5 . liquid has ❏ Place this product near a wall outlet where the plug entered the product. make sure you replace them with fuses of ❏ This product’s power cord is for use with this the correct size and rating. do not tilt performance. Also be sure to follow all warnings and instructions ❏ Use only the power cord that comes with this marked on the printer. ensure the correct ❏ Connect all equipment to properly grounded orientation of the connectors. amp circuit breaker. ampere rating of all devices plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the wall outlet’s ampere ❏ Avoid places subject to rapid changes in rating. the product does not operate normally or exhibits a distinct change in ❏ When storing or transporting the printer. Otherwise. make sure the total ampere rating of the devices ❏ Place this product on a flat. ❏ Unplug this product and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: ❏ Keep this product away from dusty areas. Important Safety such as loudspeakers or the base units of cordless telephones. or turn it upside down. Read all of these instructions before using the printer. or the cabinet damaged. temperature and humidity. the ❏ Do not block or cover the openings in this product’s building installation must be protected by a 10 or 16 cabinet. This product will not cord’s ampere rating. The power cord or plug is damaged. replace the cord set or not to spill liquid on this product. When choosing a place for this ❏ Do not use a damaged or frayed power cord. product ❏ If you use an extension cord with this product. observe the following: When setting up this product To provide adequate short-circuit protection and over-current protection for this printer. Also keep it away from direct sunlight. If there are fuses in the plug. Take care ❏ If damage occurs to the plug. stand it on its side. strong light. ❏ Avoid places subject to shocks and vibrations. Avoid using outlets on the same only one correct orientation. the product has been dropped can be easily unplugged. it. ink may leak from the cartridges.

❏ The IC chip on this ink cartridge retains a variety of the Power light flashes briefly then goes off. such as the ink unplug the power cord or turn off the product until cartridge status. can cause leakage. with water. ning: ❏ Shake new ink cartridges four or five times before opening their packages. Cautions. If you leave a cartridge alarms. so that the cartridge may be the Power light stops flashing. ❏ Do not put your hand inside this product or touch ❏ Do not dismantle the ink cartridges or try to refill the ink cartridges during printing. accidents due to malfunction. this can cause leakage. cartridge. Radio waves from this product may adversely affect the operation of cardiac ❏ Do not remove or tear the label on the cartridge. Do not touch the ink supply port or ❏ Keep this product at least 22 cm away from cardiac surrounding area. However. When this button is pressed. wash it off with soap and Warnings must be followed to avoid water. making covers product may adversely affect the operation of or plugs unnecessary. ❏ Do not use this product near automatically ❏ Install the ink cartridge immediately after you controlled devices such as automatic doors or fire remove it from its package. Radio waves from this product may unpacked for a long time before using it. Notes and ❏ Keep ink cartridges out of the reach of children and Tips do not drink. This may affect normal operation and printing. ❏ Use the ink cartridge before the date printed on its package. some ink is consumed because the printer automatically performs a Using the printer with a wireless reliability check. on: packages. Do not cartridge-related information. 6 . ❏ Do not move the print head by hand. flush them immediately w War serious bodily injury. each time the cartridge is inserted. pacemakers. connection ❏ If you remove an ink cartridge for later use. Cautions must be followed to avoid ❏ Do not shake ink cartridges after opening their c Cauti damage to this product or bodily injury. Note that near medical equipment. ❏ If ink gets on your skin. This could damage the print head. When handling the ink cartridges Warning. this pacemakers. the ink from staining items that the cartridge touches. Do not store cartridges upside down. but care is needed to prevent electrical medical equipment. and could lead to printing may not be possible. them.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Use up the ink cartridge within six months of When using this product installation for best results. otherwise you ❏ Do not touch the green IC chip on the side of the may damage this product. ❏ Always turn the product off using the Power button on the control panel. Radio waves from this there is a valve in the ink supply port. removed and reinserted freely. normal adversely affect these devices. and store it in ❏ Do not use this product inside medical facilities or the same environment as this product. ❏ Store ink cartridges with their labels facing upward. If it gets in your eyes. protect the ink supply area from dirt and dust.

7 .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction Note: Notes contain important information on the operation of this product. Tip: Tips contain useful tips or supplement on the operation of this product.

U “Replacing Ink Cartridges” on page 84 E Control panel D Print head U “Control panel” on page 10 Fires ink via high density nozzles while moving left and right to print. panel. Front Inside A Ink absorber Absorbs ink that bleeds past the edge of the paper during borderless printing. This prevents paper being fed at a slant. B Connector for external devices Use a USB cable to connect digital cameras and other The display is the same as the ink light in the control PictBridge-compatible devices. C Cartridge cover D Front manual feed tray Open when replacing ink cartridges. A Printer cover Open in the event of a paper jam or when replacing B Ink check light ink cartridges. Automatically feeds paper. C Output tray Ejected paper is collected here.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction H Paper support Printer Parts Supports paper to prevent it from falling forward or backward. Open when inserting thick paper or the CD/DVD tray. blinks when the cartridge is running low or needs to be replaced. Do not move the print head by F Auto sheet feeder hand. or when other ink-related errors occur. The cover is normally closed when The light for the affected ink cartridge lights or the printer is in use. G Edge guide Move left or right depending on the size of the paper that you want to load. Extend the tray when U “Lights” on page 88 using the printer. 8 .

U “Loading Roll Paper” on page 24 9 . This prevents paper being fed at a slant. F Roll paper feeder Paper feed slot for roll paper printing.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction Back A AC inlet Connects the power cable. D LAN connector Connects the LAN cable. B Airflow vents Prevent the build-up of heat inside the printer. E Roll paper edge guide Move left or right to match the width of the roll being loaded. C USB connector Connects the USB cable.

H ) light (paper light) Lights or blinks when the printer is out of paper or a B Wi-Fi button (Wi-Fi button) paper jam occurs. ❏ Press during printing to cancel printing. Press again after ink cartridge replacement to return the print head to the right-hand side of the printer. UNetwork Guide (PDF) I P light (power light) The printer's operational status is indicated by a lit or flashing light. Press again after cutting the paper to return the end of the roll to the printing position. C button (network status sheet button) Press for three seconds or more to print a network On : The power is on. network-related errors. U “Lights” on page 88 E H button (ink button) If both the green and yellow lights are off. the printer ❏ Move the print head to the ink cartridge replacement is not connected to a network. Adjust settings for connection to wireless LANs. or when other ink-related errors occur. UNetwork Guide (PDF) ng U “Lights” on page 88 D ) button (paper button) Off : The power is off. U “Lights” on page 88 A P button (power button) Turns the power on and off. press this button after addressing the issue to Light or blink to indicate network status or cancel the error and resume printing. position. Flashi : An operation or a process is in progress. G H light (ink light) Lights or blinks when ink cartridges are running low or need to be replaced. There is normally no need to press this button. ❏ Feed and eject paper. F M button (roll paper button) 10 . status sheet.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Press after printing on roll paper to print a cut line and Control panel feed the paper to position where it can be easily cut. ❏ Press for three seconds or more to start head cleaning. ❏ Press for three seconds or more to eject roll paper or fine art media (rear manual feed) from the back of the printer. If the printer runs out of paper or a jam J Network lights (green/yellow) occurs. as paper is fed and ejected automatically.

create posters and display articles. Support for a Wide Variety of Paper Types EPSON offers a wide variety of special media for Long life prints high-quality printing.5 pl U “Layout Manager(Windows only)” on page 69 Minimum Ink Dot Size Print beautiful photographs with little graininess. ❏ Cut sheet Consistent color reproduction Cut sheets are fed into the printer from the auto The Ink Density Optimization feature periodically sheet feeder. These paper types can be loaded as described and ozone resistance and high light fastness prevent the below.Windows only)” on page 60 reproduces fine gradations. borderless printing in order to create large posters and Balanced Color Reproduction Using Epson LUT calendars. Technology Epson LUT Technology (1) reduces color U “Poster Printing (Enlarge to cover several sheets inconsistencies due to differences in lighting. A physical connection is recommended if consistent print speeds are required. inks from being broken down by light and ozone in the air. 5760×1440 dpi Maximum Resolution. The main features of this printer are described below. Enhancing Creative Expression with Rich Color U “Borderless printing” on page 49 Reproduction Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss2 ink technology Also included is a poster printing function that allows provides high-resolution printing to meet professional you to join the output paper together when performing needs. The printer can also print on Pigment inks maintain more beautiful and more vibrant thick paper. 11 . This makes possible an overall This function allows you to place multiple print data increase in image quality and consistent color made by different applications freely on one sheet to reproduction. and (4) increases the gamut of colors for rich color Freely placing print data made by various reproduction while ensuring a excellent balance among applications using Layout Manager all these parameters. U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82 Superior Ease of Use Equipped for Wireless LANs The wireless LAN feature that comes standard with the printer allows wireless printing from computers and compatible Wi-Fi devices. that involve large volumes of data. Consistent color reproduction is U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on consequently possible even with ink cartridges that have page 20 been left unused for extended periods. roll paper. 1.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction Printer Features Tip: You may find print speeds to be insufficient on some wireless networks or when printing at A3 or other sizes This ink jet color printer supports A3+ paper. operates to eliminate inconsistencies in ink density within each cartridge. (3) reduces graininess. and inkjet-compatible CDs and prints over a long period of time since their high water DVDs. (2) and print . Borderless printing function Realizing High Resolution You can print with no margins for all directions with both auto expand or retain size print settings.

U “Loading and Cutting Roll Paper” on page 24 12 . which is installed on the back of the printer.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Cut sheet (fine art media) ❏ CDs/DVDs Load using the supplied rear manual feed guide. Use the supplied CD/DVD tray to load CDs and DVDs from the front manual feed tray. U “Loading Fine Art Media” on page 21 U “Loading and Removing CDs and DVDs” on page 26 ❏ Cut sheet (thick paper) Load from the front manual feed tray. U “Loading Thick Paper” on page 22 ❏ Roll paper Fed from the supplied roll paper holder.

and print quality resulting in paper feeding problems or the print decline. The print head may not be capped properly. Notes when using the printer ❏ If the paper is left in the printer. ❏ When storing the printer leave the ink cartridges installed and keep the printer level. Notes when not using the printer If you are not using it. We recommend that you use the printer periodically to prevent the print head from clogging. Storage Also. do not remove the power plug or cut the power at the breaker. air conditioned environment. you may not be able to print properly if the environmental conditions are not suitable for the paper. clear of positioned on the right-hand side) if the printer is any other objects. U “Specifications Table” head has been capped (the print head is positioned on page 105 at the far right). observe the operating temperature and humidity range described in the ❏ Store the printer after confirming that the print “Specifications Table”. nozzles may become clogged. This can also cause wavy or curled paper avoid breakdowns. Do not tilt or invert the printer or stand it on end. For more details. U “Specifications Table” on page 105 ❏ When the power is on. Capping is a function for automatically covering the print head with a cap (lid) to prevent See the “Specifications Table” for the external the print head from drying out. occurs. turn on dimensions of the printer. Even when the conditions above are met. 13 . Installation space ❏ Capping may not occur (the print head is not Make sure that you secure the following space. Remove any paper when storing. when operating in dry areas. In this case. If it is not stored correctly. note the following points when storing the printer. or under direct sunlight. ❏ When using the printer. the roller of the paper presser may leave a mark on the surface of the Note the following points when using this printer to paper. the print quality may decline.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction requirements are met. you may not be able to print properly the next time it is used. see the Notes on Usage and manual supplied with the paper. the power and wait a while until capping is performed automatically. malfunctions. head could be scratched. * When printing on thick paper. and then turn it off. maintain the appropriate humidity. turn on the power and wait a while until capping is performed automatically. turn the printer on. so that paper ejection and turned off during a paper jam or when an error consumable replacement are not obstructed. leave a space of at ❏ If you do not print for a long time. the print head least 320 mm behind the printer. Be sure to Tip: use the printer in an environment where the paper's If the print head is not capped. If the print head is left uncapped for a long time. In this case.

you clogged. ❏ To maintain the quality of the print head. ❏ Do not leave the printer without ink cartridges check the print head for clogging before you start installed or turn the printer off during ink cartridge printing. so be careful not to get any ink on after purchase will print fewer pages than the surrounding area. If the paper is not in good condition. ❏ If you move ink cartridges from a cold place to a warm place. ❏ Do not replace ink cartridges when the printer is off. this does not effect printer function or ❏ Do not open the ink cartridge package until you are performance. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 ❏ Because the green IC chip contains the cartridge’s own information such as the remaining ink level. colored inks may also be used for ink will leak. from the printer. ❏ Do not dismantle or remodel ink cartridges. ❏ Although the ink cartridges may contain recycled materials. Some ink may also be used to ensure reliable operation when the cartridges are ❏ As part of the initial ink charging process reinserted. leave it at room temperature for more ❏ All colors of ink are used during ink cartridge than three hours before using the ink cartridge. put an anti-static cloth or otherwise. ❏ If you have not used the printer for a long time. this ❏ We recommend storing ink cartridges in a cool. print quality may decline or you may not be able to print. the printer for a long time. making the printer unable to print. you can still reinstall and use the ink cartridge after Notes on handling ink cartridges removing it from the printer. replacement. however. 14 . the package. As a result. Use cartridges within six months of opening. and they can become clogged ❏ Do not turn the printer off during initial ink easily if fine dust gets on the print head. Initial ink charging may not complete may not be able to print properly. otherwise. head cleaning. Do not ❏ Depending on the paper type and print quality remove or tear the label on the cartridge. do not move the print head by hand. ready to install it in the printer. print quality may decline. and you charging. may not be able to print. Perform head cleaning if the print head is replacement. You cannot print if any slot is empty. output tray and paper support. high-density blacks in monochrome or grayscale printing. settings. the printer may be damaged.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Before storing the printer. some ink is used to fill the print head nozzles to the tips and ready them for ❏ Removed ink cartridges may have ink around the printing. The cartridge is vacuum packed to maintain its reliability. Note. The print head nozzles are very small. Note the following points when handling and storing the paper. and using them before the expiry date on completely expended. that you may not be able to reuse ink cartridges that Note the following points when handling ink cartridges contained very little ink when they were removed to maintain good print quality. before installing it. You may not be able to print properly. otherwise. printer stops printing before ink cartridges are dark place. the first ink cartridges installed ink supply port. If the print head (nozzles) dries. performed after purchase. normally. ❏ Do not touch the green IC chip on the ink cartridges. If you are not using In addition. Notes on handling paper ❏ Install ink cartridges into all slots. subsequent cartridges. close the printer cover. You may not be able to print properly. and other non-printing maintenance operations to ensure ❏ You must remove the yellow tape from the cartridge that the print head remain in good condition. cover on the printer to prevent dust.

and other printed materials appear different under different lighting ❏ Do not wet the paper. fluorescent light. the hands can affect print quality. posters. and other types. and direct sunlight. and flatten it before loading it in the printer. ❏ If you put the print outs in an album before they are completely dry. they may be blurred. Notes on handling printed paper To maintain long lasting. away from high temperatures. conditions (temperature: 15 to 25˚C. ❏ Make sure the print outs are completely dry before folding of stacking. However. This also applies to Epson special with your bare hands. humidity: 40 high humidity. ❏ Prevent color distortion while displaying or storing the print outs by following the instructions in the paper’s manual. incandescent light. print outs and photos fade over time (color distortion) due to the effects of light and various ❏ Avoid touching the printable surface of the paper constituents in the air. the ink may peel off. Be careful not to scratch or soil printing.otherwise. however. note the following points. * Light sources include sunlight. If they are rubbed or scratched. to 60%). ❏ The colors of photos.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction Check the manuals supplied with each paper. the color may change where they touch (leaves a mark). ❏ Do not touch the printed surface. The colors of print outs from this printer may also appear different under ❏ Do not throw away the paper packaging as you can different light sources. use it for storing the paper. Notes on Handling ❏ To keep your printouts from discoloring. ❏ Avoid direct sunlight. ❏ Avoid locations that are subject to direct sunlight. Typically. the ink may peel off. or humidity. These marks will disappear if they are separated immediately and dried. ❏ Keep paper in their original package after opening. degree of color distortion can be minimized. store ❏ Use Epson special media under normal room them in a dark place. conditions (light sources*). Moisture and oils from your media. with the correct storage method. ❏ See the manuals supplied with Epson special media ❏ Paper may be wavy or slack if the temperature and for detailed information on handling the paper after humidity change. ❏ Do not rub or scratch the printed surface. excessive heat. and keep them in a flat place. the paper. ❏ Do not fold the paper or scratch the surface of the Tip: paper. high quality print results. 15 . ❏ Do not use a dryer to dry the print outs. they will remain if not separated.

Epson Easy Photo Print Print selected photos quickly and easily. EpsonNet Print With this software. however.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction Introducing the Supplied Software Contents of the Software Disc To use this printer. photo. In addition to the printer driver. U “Summary of the Utility Tab” on page 37 Normally. U “About Epson Print CD” on page 18 EpsonNet Setup With this software. Software Name Summary Printer Driver U “Summary of the Printer Driver” on page 17 Epson Network Utility When the printer is connected to a computer via a network. Epson Network Utility is not installed. this plug-in program acquires the status of the printer such as the remaining ink level. U “About Epson Easy Photo Print” on page 18 Epson Print CD Design labels for music. In such a case. You can also design and print CD and DVD jackets. and so on. the following software can be found on the supplied software disc. The printer driver and the other software listed below will have already been installed if you selected Easy Install when setting up. such as using the plug-and-play function of the OS. this software is installed with the printer driver. error status. install Epson Network Utility from the Software List. install the printer driver from the supplied software disc. However. you can configure various network settings for the printer from your computer. The acquired (Windows only) information is displayed on the printer driver's Main screen and the EPSON Status Monitor 3 screen. you can perform direct TCP/IP printing when the computer and the printer are (Windows only) connected via a network. Adobe ICC profiles Use as input profiles when required for color management. This software is automatically installed if LAN connection is specified in Easy Install. it is not installed if USB connection is specified. if the printer driver is installed without using the installer of the Software Disc. You can also separately reinstall each of these applications from the Software List. or movie CDs and DVDs and print them directly on the discs. 16 .

and check the printer's status and so on.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ Allows the user to execute printer maintenance Summary of the Printer Driver functions to maintain print quality. ❏ Allows the user to specify print settings such as the media type and paper size. U “Summary of the Utility Tab” on page 37 Mac OS X You can save these settings and easily import or export these saved settings. U “Customizing the Printer Driver” on page 35 Mac OS X 17 . The main functions of the printer driver are described below. Windows ❏ Converts print data received from applications into printable data and sends it to the printer. Windows You can easily import or export printer driver settings.

no print jobs are received. Using the Quick Print function. For more information. and Power Off Timer to view the main dialog. EPSON folder. Use the Power Off Timer to choose the delay before the printer turns off automatically. 18 . Starting Epson Print CD ❏ Double-click the Print CD icon on the desktop. Windows ❏ For Windows 7 and Vista: Click the Start button. point to All Programs. Click the start button. All Programs. point to All Programs. see the application’s help. then click Print CD. then print the labels directly onto 8-cm and 12-cm CDs and DVDs. and no control panel or other Starting Epson Easy Photo Print operations are performed for the selected time.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction ❏ For Windows 7 and Vista: About Epson Easy Photo Print Click the start button. and select Power Off Timer to Epson Software. click Power Off Timer folder. click Epson Software. The step-by-step The Power Off Timer instructions in the window let you preview the printed images and get the effects you want without having to The Power Off Timer is installed with the printer driver. then click Easy Photo Print. and then click Easy Photo Print. and then click Print CD. point to All Programs. select User’s Guide from the Help menu in this application. For Windows XP: Mac OS X Click Start. view the main dialog. About Epson Print CD Windows A D B E C Epson Print CD lets you create CD/DVD labels with text F and images on your computer. make any difficult settings. you can perform one-click printing with the settings you make. For Windows XP: Click Start. point to Epson Software. point to Epson Double-click in turn on the Applications folder. Epson Software folder. Options and Functions The main Power Off Timer dialog is shown below. the Software. For more information. point to All Programs. ❏ Double-click the Epson Easy Photo Print icon on Starting the Power Off Timer the desktop. The printer turns off automatically if no errors occur. Epson Easy Photo Print lets you lay out and print digital images on various types of paper.

D* Current Setting Click to view current settings in the Power Off Timer list. B Windows XP: Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon E and select Power Off Timer from the list. E Apply Apply Power Off Timer settings.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Introduction B Mac OS X Windows 7/Vista: Click Uninstall a program and select Power Off A Timer from the list. Uninstalling Power Off Timer from the Start Menu Click the Start button. Your selection takes effect when the tool is restarted. A Printer List Select the target printer from the list. EPSON folder. * Windows only. C Windows 7/Vista: Click Uninstall/Change. Windows XP: Click Start and select Control Panel. Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall the software. Uninstalling Power Off Timer Windows Power Off Timer can be uninstalled using either of the methods described below. If a confirmation message is displayed. Option Description Click Change/Remove. the printer turns off automatically. click B Power Off Timer Choose the delay before Yes. F* Close Exit Power Off Timer. 19 . The name and function of each option are described below. All Programs. Uninstalling Power Off Timer from the Control Panel A Windows 7/Vista: Click the start button and select Control Panel. Windows XP: No. Mac OS X Open the Epson Software folder in the Applications C* Language Select the language used in folder and drag Power Off Timer into the Trash. Power Off Timer folder. the display. and select Uninstall Power Off Timer.

or print correctly. flatten the paper before loading it in the printer. 20 . U “Supported Media” on page 100 Note: If the paper is wavy or curled. C Open and fully extend the output tray. or use new paper. ❏ Auto sheet feeder ❏ Rear manual feed (fine art media) ❏ Rear manual feed (thick paper) See below for information on the paper that can be loaded using each method.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Basic Operations B Open and fully extend the paper support. and take it out of the package just before you use it. We recommend that you return the paper to its original package and store it flat. feed the paper. Loading Cut Sheets The method for loading cut sheets varies with the thickness of the paper. Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder A Turn on the printer. this printer may not be able to recognize the paper size. Three methods are available. If wavy or curled paper is loaded.

media. Paper is fed when you send a print job. Loading Fine Art Media Tip: If the roll paper holder is currently in place at the Use the supplied rear manual feed guide to load fine art rear of the printer. B Open and fully extend the output tray. remove it before proceeding. 21 .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations D Load the paper vertically with the printable side face up. C Move the rear roll paper edge guide all the way to the right. A Turn on the printer. E Grasp and slide the edge guide to fit it to the width of the paper.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations D Attach the supplied rear manual feed guide to the back of the printer. press the M button for three seconds or more. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the printer. A Turn on the printer. Loading Thick Paper E Match the edge guide to the width of the paper and insert one sheet. Press the M button again after removing the paper to end the blinking ) light error display. 22 . Thick paper is ejected from the rear of the printer once during loading. F Slide the paper in until it stops and keep it lightly held in this position for about three seconds. Align the triangles on the rear manual feed guide The paper will be fed into the printer with the triangles on the printer and insert the automatically. tabs into the matching slots. Leave a space of at least 320 mm Load the paper vertically with the printable side between the rear of the printer and the nearest wall. face up. Tip: To eject the paper from the rear of the printer without printing. Note: Do not open the front manual feed tray or load thick paper while the printer is operating.

Note: Be sure to load the paper from the front. C Open the front manual feed tray. Loading paper from the rear could damage the printer or cause a malfunction. The paper is fed when you send a print job. the left and right sides of the tray.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations B Open the output tray. E Insert one sheet of thick paper. Load the paper vertically with the printable side face up. F Match the edge guide to the width of the paper and align the trailing edge with the triangles at Do not pull out the tray extension. D Move the edge guide all the way to the left. 23 .

Loading Roll Paper Using the supplied roll paper holder. F Lightly insert the roll paper into the rear roll paper feeder and match the edge guide to the C After confirming that the end of the roll paper is width of the paper. insert the supplied roll paper holder into the ends of the roll. Paper Align the triangles on the roll paper holder with the triangles on the printer and insert the tabs into the matching slots. cut straight across.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Loading and Cutting Roll E Attach the roll paper holder to the rear of the printer. B Open the output tray. Do not pull out the tray extension. position the paper at the rear of the printer. D Move the roll paper edge guide at the back of the printer all the way to the right. trim it straight before proceeding. If the end of the roll paper is not cut straight across. A Turn on the printer. 24 .

To continue printing on roll paper: for three seconds or more. ❏ To eject the roll paper from the rear of the printer without printing. press the the roll when printing is complete. seconds. Tip: ❏ Open the printer cover and look down into the printer to check that the paper is not being fed at a slant. The printer will print a cut line and feed the paper. 25 . roll paper holder to take up the excess paper. B Cut the paper along the cut line. To end the blinking ) light error display. M button again after turning the knob on the roll paper holder to take up the excess paper. To Use scissors or other cutters to cut the print results from end the blinking ) light error display. To remove the roll paper: Cutting Roll Paper Press the M button for three seconds or more to eject the roll paper from the rear of the printer. press the Press the M button again to return the end of the M button again after turning the knob on the roll to the printing position.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations G Slide the roll paper in until it stops and keep it lightly held in this position for about three A Press the M button when printing is complete. The paper will be fed into the printer automatically. press the M button C Do one of the following.

Note: Do not open the front manual feed tray or insert the CD/DVD tray while the printer is operating. Use the supplied CD/DVD tray to load CDs and DVDs. A Turn on the printer. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the printer. Do not pull out the tray extension. Loading CDs and DVDs E Place a disc on the supplied CD/DVD tray with printable side up. B Open the output tray.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Loading and Removing D Move the edge guide to the left. F Place the leading edge of the CD/DVD tray in the front manual feed tray and adjust the edge guide to match the width of the CD/DVD tray. Using a different tray could damage the printer. Inserting the tray from the rear could damage the printer or cause a malfunction. 26 . Use the supplied Epson Print CD application. CDs and DVDs Tip: A special application is required to print CDs and DVDs. ❏ Be sure to insert the tray from the front. Note: ❏ If the edge guide is not adjusted before the CD/ C Open the front manual feed tray. Note: Use the CD/DVD tray supplied with the printer. tray. the tray may not be fed straight and the rollers may contact the surface of the CD or DVD. DVD tray is fed into the printer. Note that data stored on the CD or DVD may not be readable if the surface of the disc is damaged. or disc or cause printer malfunction.

Failure to observe this precaution could damage the printer.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations B Close the front manual feed tray. Removing CDs and DVDs A Remove the CD/DVD tray when printing is complete. Note: ❏ Do not turn the printer on or off while the CD/ DVD tray is inserted. The tray is fed into the printer when you send a print job. Malfunction could result if the tray is curled or deformed. G Slide the CD/DVD tray in straight and align the triangles on the CD/DVD tray with those on the front manual feed tray. 27 . ❏ Store the CD/DVD tray flat.

and load the paper. U “Loading Cut Sheets” on page 20 U “Loading Roll Paper” on page 24 U “Loading CDs and DVDs” on page 26 B When you have created the data. Print Quality.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Basic Printing Methods D Set the Media Type. A Turn on the printer. E Make sure you select the same Size as you set in the application. You can make print settings such as paper size and paper feed from the connected computer and then print. Color. After making the settings. 28 . Source and other settings according to the paper (Windows) loaded in the printer. and then click Preferences or Properties to display the settings screen. click Print from the File menu. click OK. C Make sure your printer is selected.

6 and 10. click the arrow ( ) to make settings on the Page Setup screen. For Mac OS X 10. Screen while printing The following screen is displayed when you start printing. and so on. B When you have created the data. On this screen you can check the remaining ink level. click Print.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations F When settings are complete. click Print and so on.5. An error message is displayed if an error occurs or an ink cartridge needs replacing while printing. C The print screen is displayed. from the File menu of the application. and printing starts. U “Loading Cut Sheets” on page 20 U “Loading Roll Paper” on page 24 U “Loading CDs and DVDs” on page 26 The Progress Bar is displayed. and the Progress Bar (the computer's processing status) is displayed. and load the paper. product numbers for the ink cartridges. 29 . Basic Printing Methods (Mac OS X) A Turn on the printer.

Settings screen. 30 . a notification message is displayed.4. Set the Media Type. From the File menu of the application.6 or 10. you can print correctly just by setting items in the Print Select the paper size. The printer icon is displayed in the Dock while printing. Click the printer icon to display the status.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Tip: When using Mac OS X 10. click Print. and D Check that this printer is selected. follow the steps below to display the Page Setup screen. and then set each item. other settings according to the type of paper loaded in the printer. You can check the progress of the current print job and the printer status information. and then set the paper size. if an error occurs while printing.5. Normally. and paper source in the Paper Size menu. Color. Setup screen are not displayed on the Print screen due to the application being used in Mac OS X 10. F When settings are complete. click Page Setup. borderless printing options. Print Quality. Also. You can also cancel a print job. or if items on the Page E Select Print Settings from the list.

Note. *2 Thick paper is not supported. The Printed Area for Cut Sheets Normal printing Borderless printing* 2 *1 20 mm in the case of thick paper. print quality will drop in the areas with hatching. The arrow in the illustration indicates the direction of the ejected paper. however. that owing to the design of the printer. minimum internal diameter of 18 mm and a maximum external diameter of 120 mm. The Printed Area for Roll Paper Normal printing Borderless printing 31 . Note: Tip: The width of the margins may vary somewhat depending The supplied Epson Print CD application supports a on how the paper is loaded and its elasticity. When printing on CDs and DVDs.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations Printable area The Printed Area for CDs and DVDs The printable area is shown in gray in the illustration below. check the dimensions of the discs’ printable area before selecting the internal and external diameter.

There are a few ways to stop printing operations Canceling from the computer (Mac OS X) depending on the situation. If the job has been sent to the printer. print data is Canceling Printing not displayed on the above screen. When the computer has finished sending data to the printer. Cancel on the printer. When you want to cancel all jobs. and then select Cancel from the Document menu. You cannot delete print jobs which are in the print queue on the computer using the above operation. A Click the printer icon in the Dock. It may take a while before the printer returns to ready B Select the job you want to cancel. status after canceling a job. The print job is canceled even in the middle of printing. and then click Delete.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Basic Operations If the job has been sent to the printer. A Click the printer icon on the Taskbar. 32 . See “Canceling from the Computer” for information on deleting print jobs from the print queue. you cannot cancel the print job from the computer. Canceling on the printer Press the ) button. B Select the job you want to cancel. print data is When the Progress Bar is not displayed not displayed on the above screen. select Cancel Tip: All Documents from the Printer menu. Canceling from the computer (Windows) When the Progress Bar is displayed Click Stop.

Printers and Other Hardware. These settings become the default settings of the printer driver. For Windows Vista Click . You can access the printer driver in the following ways: ❏ From Windows applications U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 ❏ From the Printer icon From the Printer icon Follow the steps below when specifying common The printer driver setting screen is displayed.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) For Windows XP Using the Printer Click Start. Driver Tip: (Windows) If your Windows XP Control Panel is in Classic View. settings among applications or performing printer maintenance. Control Panel. Control Panel. Make the necessary settings. and then Printers and Faxes. Hardware and Sound. Displaying the Settings Screen B Right-click your printer icon. click Start. Control Panel. For Windows 7 Click and then Devices and Printers. and then Printer. and then Printers and Faxes. 33 . and click Printing preferences. such as Nozzle Check or Head Cleaning. A Open the Printers or Printers and Faxes folder.

❏ Click Help ❏ Right-click on the item you want to check and display Click the Help Button to Display By displaying help. 34 . and then click Help. click the icon in the title bar. Tip: In Windows XP.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Displaying Help Right-click on the item you want to check and display You can access the printer driver help in the following ways: Right-click the item. and then click the help item you want to view. you can use the contents page or keyword search to read the help.

A Set each item for the Main screen and the Page Layout screen that you want to save as your Select A Change the Media Settings items on the Main screen. Settings. Driver Tip: You can save the settings as a file by clicking Export. 35 . saved file on another computer. B Click Custom Settings. in the Main or Page Layout tab. C Enter a name in the Name text box and click Save. You can choose a setting Customizing the Printer you have registered from the Select Setting list box. You You can save the settings or change the display items as can share the settings by clicking Import to import the you prefer. B Click Save/Del. Main screen. Saving various settings as your Select Settings Saving media settings You can save the items of the Media Settings on the You can save all of the setting items in the printer driver.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) You can save up to 100 settings.

Rearranging display items To display frequently used items right away. ❏ To add a new group (folder). ❏ Hide unnecessary items. A Go to the Utility tab and click Menu Arrangement. ❏ Rearrange in an order of most frequent use. C Order or group items in the List box. You can share the settings by clicking Import to import the saved file on another computer.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) C Enter a name in the Name text box and click Save. click Add Group. ❏ To delete a group (folder). click Delete Group. You can choose a setting you have registered from the Media Type list box. you can arrange Select Setting. 36 . B Select Edit Item. Media Type. and Paper Size as follows. Tip: You can save the settings as a file by clicking Export. You can save up to 100 settings. ❏ Arrange in groups (folders). ❏ You can move and order items by dragging and dropping.

Print Head Alignment corrects print head gaps. Head cleaning cleans the surface of the print head to improve the print quality. the group (folder) is deleted. perform Print Head Alignment. U “Head Cleaning” on page 81 Print Head Alignment If the print results appear grainy or out of focus. Summary of the Utility Tab You can perform the following maintenance functions from the printer driver's Utility tab. U “Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning” on page 82 Nozzle Check Print a nozzle check pattern to check if the print head nozzles are clogged. U “Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Alignment)” on page 83 37 . Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning Perform a head cleaning followed by a nozzle check. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 Head Cleaning Perform head cleaning if you notice banding or gaps in the print results.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) ❏ Drag and drop unnecessary items to Not Display. The printer performs a nozzle check and automatically performs a head cleaning if it detects clogged nozzles. Tip: When Delete Group is performed. however the items in the deleted group (folder) remain. D Click Save.

or change Auto Ink Density Optimization settings. Menu Arrangement You can arrange items by. By right-clicking the icon. You can select the error notifications displayed on the EPSON Status Monitor 3 screen. ink level and error messages.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Ink Density Optimization Printer and Option Information Eliminates inconsistencies in ink density within the View or edit printer information (ID) for improved cartridges for consistent color reproduction. the printer driver will be updated Monitoring Preferences automatically. from the computer's screen. and Paper Size options by frequency of use. Print Queue You can display the list of all waiting jobs. This function is useful when you want to make the same printer driver settings on multiple computers. U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82 Speed and Progress EPSON Status Monitor 3 You can set various functions for printer driver basic You can check the printer's status. U “Rearranging display items” on page 36 Export or Import You can export or import the printer driver settings. listing Select Setting. such as the remaining operations. EPSON Status Monitor 3 starts when the printer name is clicked from the displayed menu. 38 . or register a shortcut for the Utility icon to the Taskbar. Media Type. delete and reprint these jobs. Driver Update Visit the Epson website to check whether there is a driver newer than the currently installed version. you can view information on the data waiting to be printed. the Utility shortcut icon is displayed on the Windows Taskbar. you can display the following menu and perform maintenance functions. color reproduction. Tip: If you select the Shortcut Icon on the Monitoring Preferences screen. On the Print Queue screen. for example. If a new version is found.

Follow the instructions below to uninstall the printer Note. password or confirmation is requested. and unplug the interface cable.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Windows) Uninstalling the printer Tip: You can also remove the Epson Network Utility by driver clicking the Utility tab and selecting the Epson Network Utility. if an Administrator Follow the on-screen instructions to continue. A Turn off the printer. printers you may be using may also access the Epson Network Utility. B Go to the Control Panel and click Uninstall a program from the Programs category. ❏ E In Windows 7/Windows Vista. When the delete confirmation message appears. 39 . enter the password and then continue with the operation. D Select the target printer icon. and then click OK. click Yes. ❏ You must log in with an Administrator account. however. C Select Epson Stylus Photo R2000 Printer Uninstall and click Uninstall/Change (or Change/Remove/add or remove). that the drivers for any other Epson driver. Do not remove the Epson Network Utility if you are using other Epson Note: printers. Restart the computer if you are reinstalling the printer driver.

Displaying the Settings Screen Starting Epson Printer Utility 4 Double-click the Applications folder. 40 . Displaying Help Epson Printer Utility 4 Functions Click in the printer driver setting screen to display Help. This utility is installed automatically when you install the printer driver. and then the Epson Printer Utility 4 may differ depending on the application or the OS icon. click the Printer List and select the printer. the Epson The display method of the printer driver setting screen Software folder. version. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 Tip: If the printer name is not displayed.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Using the Printer Driver(Mac OS X) Using the Printer Using Epson Printer Utility 4 Driver (Mac OS X) You can perform maintenance tasks such as Nozzle Check or Head Cleaning by using Epson Printer Utility 4. You can perform the following maintenance functions from Epson Printer Utility 4.

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EPSON Status Monitor Ink Density Optimization
You can check the printer's status, such as the remaining Eliminates inconsistencies in ink density within the
ink level and error messages, from the computer's cartridges for consistent color reproduction.
screen.
U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82

Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning
Perform a head cleaning followed by a nozzle check. The
printer performs a nozzle check and automatically
performs a head cleaning if it detects clogged nozzles.

U “Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning” on page 82

Nozzle Check
Print a nozzle check pattern to check if the print head
nozzles are clogged.

U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80

Head Cleaning
Perform head cleaning if you notice banding or gaps in
the print results. Head cleaning cleans the surface of the
print head to improve the print quality.

U “Head Cleaning” on page 81

Print Head Alignment
If the print results appear grainy or out of focus, perform
Print Head Alignment.Print Head Alignment corrects
print head gaps.

U “Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head
Alignment)” on page 83

Printer and Option Information
Change Auto Ink Density settings.

U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82

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Using the Printer Driver(Mac OS X)

Uninstalling the printer J If the license agreement screen is displayed,
confirm the contents, click Continue, and then
driver click Agree.

Follow the instructions below to uninstall the printer K Select Uninstall, and then click Uninstall.

driver.

Note:
❏ You must log in with an Administrator account.
❏ When prompted, enter the administrator password
and continue.

A Turn off the printer, and unplug the interface
cable.

B Close all open applications.
L Follow the on-screen instructions to continue.

C Click the Apple Menu, the System Preferences
folder, and then the Print & Fax folder.

D Select this printer, and then click -.

E Click Delete Printer (or OK).

F Insert the “Software Disc” supplied with this
printer into your computer.

G Double-click Install Navi.

H Select Software List.

I Select Printer Driver and click Next.

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Printing Varieties

Printing Varieties OS Color Management
Settings

Windows 7 Printer Manages Colors
Windows Vista
Auto Correct Color and Windows XP
Print Photos (Service Pack 2 or
later and .NET 3.0

(PhotoEnhance) or later)

Windows XP (other No Color Management
than the above)
The printer driver for this printer comes with the Epson
proprietary function PhotoEnhance that makes the
most efficient use of the color reproduction area, In other applications, set No Color
corrects image data to improve colors before printing. Management.

By using PhotoEnhance, you can correct photo colors to
Tip:
match the subject types such as people, scenery, or night For information on the operating systems
view. You can print color data in sepia or black and supported by each application, visit the
white. Colors are automatically corrected simply by distributor’s website.
selecting the print mode.

This option is not available under Mac OS X version Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4:
10.4.
Open the Print screen.
Tip: Select Color Management and then Document.
It is recommended that you use images with a color space
Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color
of sRGB.
Handling setting, and then click Print.

Making Settings in Windows

A When using applications featuring a color
management function, specify how to adjust
colors from these applications.

When using applications without a color
management function, start from step 2.

Depending on the type of the application, make
the settings following the table below.

Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later
Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 or later
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later

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Depending on the type of the application. specify how to adjust colors from these applications. Applications Color Management Settings U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on Adobe Photoshop Printer Manages Colors page 28 CS3 or later Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later Other applications No Color Management Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Open the Print screen. select PhotoEnhance for Mode.5 A When using applications featuring a color management function. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color Handling setting. you can set effects to apply to the print data. and click Advanced. C On the PhotoEnhance screen. Select Color Management and then Document. and then click Print.6 and 10. Adjusting Settings in Mac OS X 10. See the printer driver help for more details on each item. D Check other settings and start printing. 44 . make the settings following the table below.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties B Display the Main tab in the printer driver.

select PhotoEnhance for Color Settings. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on See the printer driver help for more information page 29 on each item. and click Advanced Color Settings. E Check other settings and start printing. select Color Matching.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties B Display the Print dialog. 45 . Tip: When using the following applications. D Choose the effects that will be applied to the print data in the Advanced Color Settings screen. otherwise you cannot select EPSON Color Controls. ❏ Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1 or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later C Select Print Settings from the list. make sure you perform step 1. and click EPSON Color Controls.

and color balance for the selected option. Depending on the type of the application. or EPSON Vivid for Mode. Brightness. Use this option when the application in use does not have a color correction function.0 or later Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later OS Color Management Settings Windows 7 Printer Manages Colors Windows Vista Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later and . Note that if you click Advanced when one of the above color processing options is selected. B Display the printer driver Main tab and select EPSON Standard (sRGB).0 or later) Windows XP (other No Color Management than the above) 46 . ❏ EPSON Vivid Processes colors to produce standard hues. Contrast. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color Handling setting. ❏ EPSON Standard (sRGB) Optimizes the sRGB space and corrects the color. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. set No Color Correct color and print Management. Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: ❏ Adobe RGB Open the Print screen. supported by each application. Saturation. When using applications without a color management function. and then click Print. You can select from the For information on the operating systems following color correction modes. Optimizes the Adobe RGB space and corrects the Select Color Management and then Document. make the settings following the table below. color. start from step 2.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties In other applications. you can fine-tune Gamma.NET 3. The printer driver automatically and internally corrects Tip: colors to match the color space. specify how to adjust colors from these applications. visit the distributor’s website. Making Settings in Windows A When using applications featuring a color management function. Adobe RGB.

4 No Color Management See the printer driver help for more information In other applications.5 C If you opted to display the Color Controls screen in Step 2. You can also use the color circle to fine-tune the color balance. Making Settings for Mac OS X A When using applications featuring a color management function. Depending on the type of the application. make the settings following the table below. select No Color on each item. Management. Mac OS X 10. click Advanced to display Color Controls. Tip: You can adjust the correction value by checking the sample image on the left side of the screen.6 and 10. Tip: For information on the operating systems supported by each application. Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later OS Color Management Settings Mac OS X Printer Manages Colors 10. 47 . start from step 2.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties To adjust settings manually. visit the distributor’s website. adjust settings as desired. D Check other settings and start printing. Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Open the Print screen. specify how to adjust colors from these applications. When using applications without a color management function.

6. ❏ Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later Select the check box when using a different application from those listed above. otherwise you cannot select EPSON Color Controls. and then click EPSON Color Controls. Select Print Settings from the list. click Advanced Color Settings. 48 .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Select Color Management and then Document. and select EPSON Standard (sRGB). make sure you perform step 1. ❏ Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later ❏ Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later D Display the Advanced Color Settings screen for color correction. When adjusting the parameters manually.6. go to step 4. or Adobe RGB for Color Controls under Color Settings. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color Tip: When using the following applications with Mac Handling setting. Tip: When using the following applications with Mac OS X 10.4. B Display the Print screen. select Color Matching from the list.5 and 10. For Mac OS X 10. OS X 10. and then click Print.5.5 or 10. EPSON Vivid. clear the Use Generic RGB checkbox. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 C For Mac OS X 10.

❏ Roll paper: Auto Expand ❏ Roll paper (banner): Retain Size Auto Expand The printer driver enlarges the print data to a size slightly larger than the paper size and prints the enlarged image. The types of borderless printing you can choose vary as shown below depending on the media type.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties E Make the necessary settings. You can print your data without margins on the paper. Use settings such as Page Layout in the applications to set the size of the image data as follows. Borderless printing See the printer driver help for more information on each item. Cut sheets: No margins for all edges Roll paper: No margins for the left and right When performing left and right borderless printing. Two options are available for borderless printing: Auto Expand and Retain Size. • If the application has margin settings. 49 . Choose either option when printing on cut sheets. resulting in borderless printing. • Make the image data as large as the paper size. Values for top and bottom margins U “Printable area” on page 31 Types of Borderless Printing Methods F Check other settings and start printing. The sections which are beyond the paper edges are not printed. therefore. set the margins to 0 mm. margins appear on the top and bottom of the paper. Settings for roll paper are automatically adjusted as follows. • Match the paper size and page setting for the print data.

) 13 × 18 cm (5 × 7 in. set the margins to 0 mm. Select this setting if you want to avoid image enlargement by the printer driver.) 13 × 20 cm (5 × 8 in. Sizes larger than A4 Top: +3 mm Supported Media Sizes for Bottom: +4. A3+ roll paper (329 mm wide) 50 .) Supported paper sizes Left and right: +2.5 × 5 in. 10 × 15 Bottom: +4 mm cm/4 × 6 in. 9 × 13 cm/3. 100 × 148 mm 9 × 13 cm (3.5 mm The following media sizes are supported for borderless A4 or smaller (excluding 100 × 148 Top: +3 mm printing. Page settings can be set larger than the paper size by the amounts shown below. 9 × 13 cm/3. The printer driver does not enlarge the image data.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties • There is no need to increase the top and bottom sizes for roll paper. Bottom.. Retain Size Create the print data larger than the paper size in the applications to produce borderless output. Top: +1.) • Make the image data as large as the paper size.) 16 : 9 wide (102 × 181 mm) 20 × 25 cm (8 × 10 in.5 mm A3+ (329 × 483 mm) Letter (8½ × 11 in. and right: +2.5 × 5 in.5 mm Borderless Printing Left and right: +3.. Use settings such as Page Layout in the applications to set the size of the image data as follows.3 mm A3 (297 × 420 mm) 10 × 15 cm/4 × 6 in.) • If the application has margin settings.) US B 11 × 17 in. left.5 mm A4 (210 × 297 mm) 100 × 148 mm. 10 × 15 cm (4 × 6 in. mm.5 × 5 in.

and then click Expansion. Making Settings in Windows U “Supported Media” on page 100 A When the printer driver's Main screen is displayed. Size.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Depending on the media type. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 B Select Borderless. you can configure various settings required for printing such as Media Type. Source. the print quality may Setting Procedures for Printing decline or borderless printing cannot be selected. 51 . You can not choose the expansion amount when Roll Paper or Roll Paper (Banner) is selected for Source.

and 2. and 2. 10 × 15 cm/4 × 6 in.Borderless Banner) mm.5 mm screen due to the application being used in Mac past the left and right edges OS X 10. and then select a borderless printing method. 4mm past the bottom. set how much of the image goes beyond the edge of the paper in the Expansion screen.5. margins may appear at the edges of the paper depending on the paper Select Page Layout Settings from the list.5mm past the bottom.Borderless (Retain Size)) Approximately 3mm past the top.. Page Setup screen are not displayed on the Print 2. Mid ½ of Max Min ¼ of Max Tip: Choosing Mid or Min decreases the image B If Auto Expand is selected for Paper Size. 4. display the Page Setup screen and make settings.5 mm past the bottom. and 3. such as A4. The and printing environment.5 × 5 in.4. past the left and right edges 100 × 148 mm.6 or 10.): Etc. Approximately 3 mm past the top.5mm XXXX (Roll Paper . set how much of the image goes beyond the edge of the paper as shown below. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 52 . Making Settings for Mac OS X A Open the Print screen and select the paper size from the Paper Size option. enlargement ratio. XXXX (Sheet Feeder . or if items on the Approximately 1. 9 × 13 cm/3.Borderless (Auto Expand)) Max Sizes larger than A4: XXXX (Sheet Feeder . As a result.: When using Mac OS X 10.3 mm past the top. 10 × 15 cm/4 × 6 in.. following shows how much the image will be larger than the paper edges.Borderless) past the left and right edges A4 or smaller (excluding 100 × 148 XXXX (Roll Paper . Expand.5 × 5 in. 9 × 13 cm/3.5 mm Where XXXX is the actual paper size. D Check other settings and start printing.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties C Select Auto Expand or Retain Size as the The selections for borderless printing methods Method of Enlargement. If you select Auto are displayed as shown below.

As a result. 10 × 15 cm/4 × 6 in. 10 × 15 cm/4 × 6 in. 9 × 13 cm/3. 2. 53 .: Approximately 1. and then set the Media Type. Tip: Choosing Mid or Min decreases the image enlargement ratio.5 mm past the left and right edges 100 × 148 mm.3 mm past the top.5 mm past the left and right edges Mid ½ of Max Min ¼ of Max You cannot choose the expansion amount when Roll Paper is selected for Paper Size.5mm past the left and right edges A4 or smaller (excluding 100 × 148 mm.. D Check other settings and start printing. and 3. and 2.5 mm past the bottom.. C Select Print Settings from the list.5 × 5 in. 4. margins may appear at the edges of the paper depending on the paper and printing environment. 4mm past the bottom.5mm past the bottom. and 2.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Max Sizes larger than A4: Approximately 3mm past the top.): Approximately 3 mm past the top. 9 × 13 cm/3.5 × 5 in.

❏ Fit to Page printing Automatically enlarges or reduces the image to fit the paper. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 ❏ Fit to Roll Paper Width (Windows only) Automatically enlarges or reduces the image to fit the width of the roll paper. There are three setting methods. set the same paper size as the data's paper size in Page Size or Paper Size. 54 . You can enlarge or reduce the size of your data. Printing Use this method for a non-standard paper size.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties ❏ Custom Enlarged/Reduced You can specify the enlargement or reduction ratio. Fit to Page/Scale to fit paper size Making Settings in Windows A When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is displayed.

55 . A Open the Print screen. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 For Mac OS X 10. select Paper Handling from the list. clear the Scale down only check box.6 For Mac OS X 10. size. B Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer as the Destination Paper Size. Tip: When performing enlarged printing.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties B Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer Making Settings for Mac OS X from the Output Paper list.5 or 10. C Check other settings and start printing. and then check Scale to fit paper Fit to Page is selected for Reduce/Enlarge.4 C Check other settings and start printing.

(Windows only) A Display the printer driver Main tab and select Roll Paper for Source. set the same paper size as the data's paper size in Page Size or Paper Size. C Select Reduce/Enlarge and click Fit to Roll U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on Paper Width. page 28 B Select the Output Paper option that matches the size of paper loaded in the printer. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 B Display the Page Layout tab and choose a Page Size that matches the page size used in the document size. Enter a value directly or click the arrows to the right of the scale box to set the value. and then set the Scale to value. click Custom. 56 .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Fit to Roll Paper Width D Select the width of the roll paper loaded in the printer from the Roll Width list. C Select Reduce/Enlarge. E Check other settings and start printing. Custom Scale Setting Making Settings in Windows A When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is displayed.

6 For Mac OS X 10. You can set the following scale values. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 B Enter the scale. select the size of the paper loaded in the printer from the Paper Size list.5.000% Mac OS X 10.6: 1 to 10. display the Page Setup screen You can now print as normal. and make settings. Making Settings for Mac OS X A When the Print screen is displayed.4.6 or 10.4 D Check other settings and start printing.5 and 10.4: 1 to 400% For Mac OS X 10. Mac OS X 10. or if items on the Page Setup screen are not displayed on the Print The Scale value has been set.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Select the scale within a range of 10 to 650 %. When using Mac OS X 10. screen due to the application being used in Mac OS X 10.5 or 10. 57 .

58 . you cannot use the Multi-Page printing function when performing borderless printing. C Check other settings and start printing. and then click Settings. you can use the reduce/enlarge function (Fit to Page) to print the data on different B sizes of paper. specify the number of U “Enlarged/Reduced Printing” on page 54 pages per sheet and the page order. it is page 28 printed as shown below. select You can print multiple pages of your document on one N-up.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings in Windows Multi-Page Printing A When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is displayed. select the Multi-Page check box. If the Print page frames check box is selected. In the Print Layout screen. page frames are printed on each page. ❏ In Windows. Tip: ❏ In Windows. sheet of paper. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on If you print continuous data prepared at A4 size.

B Check other settings and start printing. U “Multi-Page Printing” on page 58 Setting Procedures for Printing A Load paper in the auto sheet feeder. set the Source first from the Main screen. clean the printer. ❏ Performing successive double-sided print jobs can soil the inside of the printer with ink. select Layout from the list. Cautions when Performing Double-Sided Printing When performing double-sided printing. and then specify the number of Printing pages per sheet and so on. note the following points.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings for Mac OS X Manual Double-Sided A When the Print screen is displayed. select Double-Sided Printing. In this case. you cannot select Double-Sided Printing. Tip: You can save even more paper by combining this printing method with printing multiple pages on a single page. When Roll Paper is selected as the Source setting. ❏ Depending on the paper type and the print data. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on (Windows only) page 29 You can easily print on both sides of the paper by printing out all even numbered pages and then flipping those pages over and reloading them manually to print the odd numbered pages. If the printed paper is soiled by ink on the roller. ink Tip: may seep through to the back side of the paper. U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on page 20 B When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is displayed. You can print frames around arranged pages using the Border function. ❏ Use paper that supports double-sided printing. ❏ Double-sided printing is supported with the auto sheet feeder only. 59 .

6. 60 . 11) are ❏ Poster printing with margins printed first. There are two ways to print posters. You can make a poster just by joining the output paper together.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 Poster Printing (Enlarge to cover several sheets and print . To perform borderless printing. 7. You need to cut the margins and then join the output paper together to make a poster. the data is expanded so that it extends slightly over the paper size. You can join the printed sheets to create a large poster or calendar. Although the final size is slightly smaller since you have to cut off the margins. and then click Resume. Therefore. C Check other settings and start printing. In the example figure shown below. reload the paper as instructed. the specified binding margin following poster printing with margins. ❏ Borderless poster printing This automatically enlarges and divides the print data and prints without margins. ❏ Select Folded Booklet to print out as a booklet.Windows only) The poster printing function automatically enlarges and divides the print data. To join the pages precisely. perform the the application. Tip: Enlarged areas that exceed the paper are not ❏ You can set the Binding Edge and Binding printed. and the actual print result may differ. Depending on joins. This automatically enlarges and divides the print data and prints with margins. D When the odd pages have finished printing and the on-screen guide appears. Poster printing is available up to 16-fold (four sheets by four sheets) of normal printing size. 10. the image may misalign at the Margin by clicking on Margins. the pages that appear on the inside when the page is folded in two (pages 2. 3. the image joins fit precisely.

and then click Settings. When borderless is selected: The printer driver automatically enlarges the Select Borderless Poster Print. select the number of pages you want in the poster. B When the printer driver's Page Layout screen is displayed. A Prepare the print data using applications. select the Multi-Page check box. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 Tip: If Borderless Poster Print is grayed out. the selected paper or the size does not support borderless printing.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Setting Procedures for Printing D Select borderless poster printing or poster printing with margins. C In the Poster Settings screen. image data when printing. select Poster. U “Supported Media Sizes for Borderless Printing” on page 50 U “Supported Media” on page 100 When with margins is selected: Clear Borderless Poster Print. and then select any pages that you do not want to print. 61 .

The following describes how to join four printed pages together. Check and match the printed pages. the Regarding the size after joining together: following marks are printed on the paper. Tip: The alignment marks are black for black-and-white printing. Joining the output paper together The steps for joining the output paper together differ between borderless poster printing and poster printing with margins. the Print Cutting using the alignment marks. and join them in the order indicated below using an adhesive tape on the back of the sheets. See the When Borderless Poster Print is cleared and procedures below to join the four printed pages together printing with margins is selected.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Poster printing with margins Tip: When you select Overlapping Alignment Marks. Guides items are displayed. However. E Check other settings and start printing. the finished size is smaller with an overlap. if Overlapping Alignment Marks is selected. The finished size is the same whether or not Trim Lines is selected. Borderless poster printing This section describes how to join four printed pages together. 62 . A Cut the upper left sheet along the alignment mark (vertical blue line).

adhesive tape on the back. cut them along the alignment mark (vertical red line). Use an adhesive tape to stick the backs of the sheets together. D Join the left and right sheets together. cut them along the alignment marks (horizontal red line).Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties B Lay the upper left sheet on top of upper right sheet. and temporarily fasten them using an using an adhesive tape on the back. Use an adhesive tape to stick the backs of the sheets together. H While two pages are overlapping. 63 . and temporarily fasten them below. I Join the upper and lower sheets together. Lineup the X marks as shown in the illustration illustration below. F Cut the bottom of the upper sheets along the alignment marks (horizontal blue line). C While two pages are overlapping. E Repeat steps 1 to 4 for the lower sheets. Lineup the X marks as shown in the G Lay the upper sheet on top of the lower sheet.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties J After joining all of the sheets together. and then print. follow the steps below to select the same size that was created in the application.6 mm Rear manual feed (fine art media) Width 210–329 mm Length * Windows: 279. The printer driver supports the following paper sizes.276. If your application supports creating user defined sizes. Auto sheet feeder Width Windows: 89–329 mm Mac OS X: 50.4–1.2–329 mm 64 .117.8–329 mm Length * Windows: 89–3. See the following for information on the paper sizes supported by this printer.276.7 mm Mac OS X: 127–1. Note: ❏ Although the printer driver allows you to choose paper sizes larger than the size that can be loaded into the printer.7 mm Mac OS X: 279. User-defined paper sizes that have created and saved as described below can be selected using the application page setup option.4–3.117. U “Supported Media” on page 100 ❏ The available output size is limited depending on the application. cut the margins along the outer guide lines. User-defined Paper Sizes/ Custom Paper Sizes You can also print on paper sizes that are not already available in the printer driver.6 mm Rear manual feed (thick paper) Width 203. they may not print correctly.

Making Settings for Mac OS X A When the Print screen is displayed. Tip: U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on ❏ To change the paper size you saved. select the paper size name from the list on the left.4.117. ❏ To delete the user-defined size you saved.276. set the paper size you want to use. In this Roll paper case. 65 .117.6 mm * The paper length can be longer if the application supports banner printing. the paper size loaded in the printer. However. or if items on the B In the User Defined Paper Size screen. Page Setup screen are not displayed on the Print screen due to the application being used in Mac OS X 10.7 mm Mac OS X: 55–1. the actual print size depends on the application.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties ❏ If the length and width ratio is the same as a Length * Windows: 254–3.276. and the computer environment. ❏ The length and width values for a pre-defined size close to the desired custom size can be displayed by selecting the appropriate option in the Base Paper Size menu. for the Paper Size Name. Making Settings in Windows A When the printer driver's Main screen is displayed. C Click OK. ❏ You can save up to 100 paper sizes. When using Mac OS X 10.6 mm size from Fix Aspect Ratio and select either Landscape or Portrait for the Base.6 or 10. display the Page Setup screen ❏ You can enter up to 24 single-byte characters and make settings. You can now print as normal. Width Windows: 89–329 mm Mac OS X: 203. select Manage Custom Sizes from the Paper Size list.5. and then click Save. select the defined paper Mac OS X: 254–1. you can only adjust either the paper width or paper height. select the page 28 paper size name from the list on the left. You can now select the new paper size from the Size menu in the Main tab.7 mm defined paper size.2–329 mm Length * Windows: 55–3. click User Defined. and then click Delete.

You can now print as normal. D Click OK. E Open the Paper Size menu and select the paper size saved using the Custom Paper Size dialog. The custom paper size setting differs depending on the operating system version. The paper sources available depend on the custom page size. See your operating system's documentation for details. and then click -. ❏ To delete the user-defined size you saved. Height for the Paper Size. select the paper size name from the list on the left of the Custom Paper Sizes screen. and then click Duplicate. You can set the page size and printer margins depending on the printing method. select the paper size name from the list on the left of the Custom Paper Sizes screen.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 Tip: ❏ To change the contents that you saved. F Select Print Settings and choose a paper source in the Page Layout menu. You can select the paper size you saved from the Paper Size pop-up menu. ❏ To duplicate the user-defined size you saved. 66 . and then click OK. ❏ B Click +. and enter the margins. select the paper size name from the list on the left of the Custom Paper Sizes screen. and then enter the paper size name. C Enter the Width.

the size of the paper loaded in the printer. Tip: ❏ You can only use Roll Paper (Banner) when printing from applications that support banner printing. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on You can print banners and panoramic pictures if you page 28 create and set print data for banner printing in your application. ❏ Selecting Roll Paper (Banner) sets the top and bottom margins of the paper to 0 mm. and so on* B Select Roll Paper or Roll Paper (Banner) from the Source list.2–329 mm Length* Windows: Max. Tip: Roll paper (Banner) Applications that support banner printing * Create print data at a size supported by the given application while maintaining the printing length and width ratio.117. image editing software. that the actual printable length varies with the application. select Media Type. however. The printer driver supports the following print sizes. There are two ways to print a banner. 67 .Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Making Settings in Windows Banner printing (on roll paper) A In the printer driver's Main screen. 1. Printer Driver Source Supported Applications Roll paper Document preparation software. Available Media Sizes Width Windows: 89–329 mm Mac OS X: 203.7 mm Mac OS X: Max. Note.276. 3. and your computer system.6 mm * The paper length can be longer if using applications that support banner printing.

F Check other settings and start printing. select the size of the data created with the application in Paper non-standard paper size.5. Choose from the following paper sizes. D Scale the output as desired.Borderless Banner) If you are printing from applications that support banner printing. choose Page Layout Settings from the list and select Cut Sheet or Banner for Roll Paper Option.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties C Select an option for Size that corresponds to the size of the document created in the application. Making Settings for Mac OS X Select User Defined Paper Size to specify a A When the Print screen is displayed.4. you do not need to set User U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on Defined Paper Size if you select Roll Paper page 29 (Banner) as the Source. Size. such as A4. U “User-defined Paper Sizes/Custom Paper When using Mac OS X 10. E Make sure the Optimize Enlargement check box is selected. XXXX (Roll Paper) U “Enlarged/Reduced Printing” on page 54 XXXX (Roll Paper . If you are printing from applications that support banner printing. 68 . you do not need to adjust the scale Where XXXX is the actual paper size. or if items on the Sizes” on page 64 Page Setup screen are not displayed on the Print screen due to the application being used in Mac OS X 10. If XXXX (Roll Paper) is selected.Borderless) Tip: XXXX (Roll Paper .6 or 10. display the Page Setup screen Tip: and make settings. if you select Roll Paper (Banner) as the Source.

multiple pieces of print data created in different applications on the paper freely and print them at once. select Manage Custom Sizes for Paper Size. Layout Manager allows you to use paper effectively. multiple pieces of print data where you like. Also. The following is a layout example. U “Enlarged/Reduced Printing” on page 54 You can create a poster or display material by placing C Check other settings and start printing. Layout Manager U “User-defined Paper Sizes/Custom Paper (Windows only) Sizes” on page 64 The Layout Manager function allows you to place B Scale the output as desired.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties To choose a non-standard paper size. Placing multiple data items 69 .

the Layout Manager screen opens. 70 . Setting Procedures for Printing A Check that the printer is connected and ready to print. When printing with an application. The actual printing paper size is Placing data on roll paper set in the screen in step 7. but one page is placed on the paper of the Layout Manager screen as one object. The print data is not printed. D Click OK.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties B Placing the same data Open the file you want to print in your application. The objects are added to the Layout Manager screen. C Select Layout Manager in the Main tab of the printer driver and choose an option for Size that matches the size of the document created in the application. U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 Placing data freely Tip: The option selected for Size is the size used in the Layout Manager. E Leave the Layout Manager screen open and repeat steps 2 to 4 to arrange the next pieces of data.

and then click Print. H Click the File menu on the Layout Manager screen. B Enter the file name. Opening saved files A Right-click the utility icon ( ) in the Windows taskbar and select Layout Manager from the menu that appears. Source. Printing starts. use tool buttons and the Object menu to align You can save the Layout Manager screen arrangement and rotate objects on the Layout Manager and setting contents to a file. Saving and Calling Layout Manager Settings You can drag objects to move and resize them. application in the middle of a job. C Close the Layout Manager screen. you can save it to a file and then open it later to continue your work. C Select the location and open the required file. 71 . and make print settings on the printer driver screen.Properties. The Layout Manager screen is displayed. Size. and then click Save. click File menu and then Open. A On the Layout Manager screen. You can resize and replace whole objects in the Preference or Arrangement Settings screens. click File menu and then Save as. If you need to close your screen.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties F Arrange the objects on the Layout Manager screen. Set Media Type. Saving See the Layout Manager screen help for more details on each function. and so on. If the utility icon does not appear in the Windows taskbar U “Summary of the Utility Tab” on page 37 B On the Layout Manager screen. select the location. G Click File .

The only source available is the auto sheet feeder. Tip: ❏ For information on menus and other operations. photo paper. U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on page 20 B Turn the digital camera on and connect it using a USB cable. the page size and paper type will default to 4 × 6 in. C Use the digital camera to select the photographs you wish to print and the number of copies and adjust other settings as necessary. 72 . ❏ If the digital camera does not support page size or paper type selection. see the documentation for the digital camera.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Printing Varieties Printing Directly from a Digital Camera You can print directly from digital cameras and other PictBridge-compatible devices connected via USB. D Start printing from the digital camera. Printing A Load paper in the auto sheet feeder.

the Even when using the same image data. U “Color management printing by Driver ICM(Windows only)” on page 78 73 . the operating system environment.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing Color Management Color Management Print Settings Printing You can perform color management printing using this printer's printer driver in the following two ways. and the printed results may look different to the image you Setting color management with the applications see on the display. there are color areas that do not match even when performing color matching using a profile. A ❏ Host ICM (Windows)/ColorSync (Mac OS X) profile is prepared for each media type in this printer’s driver. Setting color management with the printer driver The printer driver uses the operating system's color In a color management system. As a under the same operating systems. result. you need to color management. a color definition file management system and carries out all color called a “Profile” is used to perform color matching management processes. All color management digital cameras capture colors as electronic data. such as ICM for Windows on page 74 and ColorSync for Mac OS X. output devices. each operating system is equipped with a U “Setting color management with the applications” color management system. and processes are carried out by the application's color when output devices such as display screens and management system. Set when printing from applications that support color management. This is effective in producing The color conversion areas by the input device and the similar print results from different applications color reproduction area by the output device differ. is called a printer profile (or output profile). and of an output device. The name and type of U “Color management printing by ColorSync intent vary depending on the color management system (Mac OS X)” on page 76 you are using. (or source profile). The color want to obtain the same color management print results management system is a means to adjust differences in using a common application among different operating color conversion characteristics among input and system environments. (This file is also called an ICC profile. This method is useful when you printers reproduce colors from the color data. As well as applications for image processing. About Color Management Choose the best method according to the application you are using. image and the displayed image may look different. such as a printer.) management settings in the printer driver using the The profile of an input device is called an input profile following two methods. ❏ Driver ICM (Windows only) You cannot match the colors on the printed results and This allows you to perform color management display by color management between the input device printing from applications that do not support and the printer. the original aim of the print out and so on. the color management system (Windows)” on page 75 also specifies conversion conditions for areas where color matching failed as “intent”. perform color management between the input device and the display as well. You can make color between devices. In addition U “Color management printing by Host ICM to specifying profiles. This occurs due to the difference in This method is for printing from applications that characteristics when input devices such as scanners and support color management. To match both colors.

You can select the profile from the printer driver's settings screen. and intent management with the (matching method) vary between three types of color management printing since their color management applications engines are used differently. on page 74 Make printer driver settings. This is because color management usage differs between the engines. Driver ICM Printer Printer Printer (Windows) Driver Driver Driver Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Host ICM Applicatio Printer Printer Open the Print screen. Make the color management settings in the in the following table. Make Print using applications with a color management settings in the printer driver or application as described function. For Windows U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on page 28 For Mac OS X U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 74 . printer profile. U “Color management printing by Driver ICM(Windows only)” on page 78 U “Color management printing by Host ICM (Windows)” on page 75 U “Color management printing by ColorSync (Mac OS X)” on page 76 U “Setting color management with the applications” B Display the printer driver's settings screen (Windows) or Print screen (Mac OS X). (Mac OS X) ns Driver ns Select Photoshop Manages Colors as the Color Handling setting. application and disable the printer driver's color adjustment function. and then click Print. Input Printer Intent A profile profile settings Make color management settings in the settings settings applications. See the following for detailed information. ns ns ns Printer profiles for each paper type that is needed when performing color management are installed with the printer's printer driver.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing Setting profiles Setting color Settings for the input profile. select the Printer Profile and Applications Applicatio Applicatio Applicatio the Rendering Intent. (Windows) ns Driver Driver ColorSync Applicatio Printer Applicatio Select Color Management and then Document.

D Check other settings and start printing.NET 3.0) Off (No Color Adjustment) is selected automatically. Windows Vista. Setting color For Windows Select Off (No Color Adjustment) for Mode in management with the the Main tab. or later) Windows XP No Color Management (other than the above) In other applications. Also. make the settings following the table below.0 Settings setting.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing C Set color management to off. Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. Depending on the type of the application. A Make the settings for color adjustment using the application. 75 . printer driver Color management printing by Host ICM (Windows) Use image data in which an input profile has been embedded.0 or later Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later Tip: OS Color Management In Windows 7. and then select (Service Pack 2 or Off (No Color Adjustment) as the Color later and .NET 3. and Windows XP Settings (Service Pack 2 or later and . Windows 7 Printer Manages Colors Windows Vista For Mac OS X Windows XP Select Print Settings from the list. Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Open the Print screen. set No Color Management. the application must support ICM.

To change the profile.6 Depending on the application. the printer profile corresponding to the media type is automatically selected and displayed in the Printer Profile Description box. and then click Print. When Epson special media is selected from Media Type in the Main screen. select Show all profiles at Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color the bottom. Use image data in which an input profile has been U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on embedded. Color management printing by ColorSync (Mac OS X) B Select ICM for Mode in the printer driver Main tab and click Advanced. U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on page 29 C Select Host ICM.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing Select Color Management and then Document. Handling setting. When using applications without a color management function. color management printing by ColorSync may not be supported. A Disable the color management functions in the application. start from step 2. the application must support page 28 ColorSync. For Mac OS X 10.5 or 10. 76 . Also. B Display the Print screen. D Check other settings and start printing.

Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Open the Print screen. Select Color Management and then Document. Depending on the type of the application. Select Printer Manages Colors as the Color Handling setting.4 A Disable the color management functions in the application. and then click ColorSync.5 you will also need to select Print Settings from the list and then select Off supported by each application. and then click Print. (No Color Adjustment) from Color Settings. Applications Color Management Settings Adobe Photoshop Printer Manages Colors CS3 or later Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 or later Other applications No Color Management Tip: For information on the operating systems D In Mac OS X 10. For Mac OS X 10. make the settings following the table below.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing C Select Color Matching from the list. 77 . visit the distributor’s website.

78 . Depending on the type of the application. visit the distributor’s website. and then click Print. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1or later U “Basic Printing Methods(Mac OS X)” on OS Color Management page 29 Settings Windows 7 Printer Manages Colors Windows Vista Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later and . ❏ Driver ICM (Advanced) The printer driver distinguishes the image data into the Image. Tip: For information on the operating systems supported by each application. Driver ICM Select Color Management and then Document. Specify three types of profiles and intents for processing each area. and Text areas.NET 3. When using applications featuring a color management function Make the settings for color processing using the application before making printer driver settings. C Check other settings and start printing. You can use the following two color correction methods. Graphics. select Print Settings Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later from the list. Example of Adobe Photoshop CS4: Color management printing by Open the Print screen. make the settings following the table below.0 or later Color Settings. and then select ColorSync as the Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing B Display the Print screen. The printer driver uses its own printer profiles to perform color management. ❏ Driver ICM (Basic) Specify one type of profile and intent for processing the entire image data. set No Color Management. Select (Windows only) Printer Manages Colors as the Color Handling setting.0 or later) Windows XP (other than No Color Management the above) In other applications.

This feature is used for special purposes such as logo color printing. Therefore. color tone adjustment is not performed on any white point (or color temperature) for the original or print data. and text data. graphics. Intent Explanation Absolute Assigns absolute color gamut U “Basic Printing Methods(Windows)” on Colorimetric coordinates to the original and page 28 print data and converts the data. select Driver ICM (Basic) or Driver ICM (Advanced). 79 . such as photos. This feature is used for many types of color matching. you can specify the profiles and intent for each image C Check other settings and start printing. If you select Driver ICM (Advanced). Intent Explanation Saturation Keeps the current saturation unchanged and converts the data. This feature is used when a wider gamut of color is used for image data. Relative Converts the data so that a set of Colorimetric color gamut and white point (or color temperature) coordinates in the original data match their corresponding print coordinates.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Color Management Printing A Select ICM for Mode in the printer driver Main tab and click Advanced. Perceptual Converts the data so that a more visually natural image is produced. B From ICM Mode in the ICM screen.

print results may Print a nozzle check pattern to check if the print head include banding or unusual colors. perform your print outs or if you notice the print quality has Print Head Alignment. turn the printer off. U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82 Adjusting the Print Head Adjusting the print head position (Print Head Alignment) You need to adjust the print head if white lines appear in If the print results appear grainy or out of focus. ❏ Clean the print head only if print quality declines. From the computer U “Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning” on page 82 Explanations in this section use the Windows printer driver as an example. 80 . U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” if you are using only black inks for black and white on page 20 printing. Should you notice nozzle is clogged. color inks are also consumed. ❏ If the nozzles are still clogged after you have performed around four cycles of nozzle checks and head cleaning. and perform a nozzle check and head cleaning again. cleaning. U “Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Alignment)” on page 83 Carry out appropriate maintenance depending on the print results and situation. Even A Place regular A4 paper in the auto sheet feeder. Leaving the cartridges undisturbed for a period of time may allow the ink that is causing the clog to dissolve. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 Nozzle checks can be performed using either of the following methods. Perform head perform head cleaning if clogged nozzles are found. Tip: Note the following points when performing head Use Epson Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. Checking for clogged nozzles Checking for and cleaning clogged nozzles If the print head nozzles are clogged. if the printout is blurry or the color is ❏ incorrect or missing. Head cleaning uses ink from all ink cartridges. U “Head Cleaning” on page 81 ❏ From the computer Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning Perform a head cleaning followed by a nozzle check. wait for at least six hours. check for clogged nozzles and contain gaps. You can perform the following printer function corrects print misalignments.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance Ink Density Optimization Maintenance Eliminates inconsistencies in ink density within the cartridges for consistent color reproduction. contact your dealer or Epson Support. The ❏ From the control panel printer performs a nozzle check and automatically performs a head cleaning if it detects clogged nozzles. If the check pattern appears faint or such phenomena. cleaning to clear any clogged nozzles. If the nozzles are still clogged. maintenance functions for maintaining the print head in good condition to ensure the best print quality. U “Epson Printer Utility 4 Functions” on page 40 for example. The Print Head Alignment declined. the nozzles are clogged.

The printer will turn on and print a nozzle check pattern. Head Cleaning Head cleaning can be performed using either of the following methods. 81 . If any segments are missing in the nozzle check pattern. ❏ From the computer ❏ From the control panel From the Control Panel From the Computer A Place regular A4 paper in the auto sheet feeder. printer driver's Properties (or Print Settings) screen. Example of clean nozzles There are no gaps in the nozzle check pattern. D Check the results. U “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 40 A Click Head Cleaning from the Utility tab in the C Press the P button while pressing the ) button. Follow the on-screen instructions. B Turn the printer off. U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on page 20 Use Epson Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. Explanations in this section use the Windows printer driver as an example.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance B Click Nozzle Check from the Utility tab in the Example of clogged nozzles printer driver's Properties (or Print Settings) screen. perform head cleaning.

If Off is selected for Auto Ink Density Optimization. setting not be changed. Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning prints a nozzle check At default settings. From the Control Panel Press the H button for three seconds or more to start head cleaning. 83 U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on page 20 Adjusting Auto Ink Density Optimization Settings B Click Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning in the Utility tab of the printer driver Properties (or Explanations in this section use the Windows printer Print Settings) dialog. U “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 40 82 . Head cleaning takes about three minutes. Use EPSON Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. Optimization settings. Consult the following when changing Auto Ink Density This operation is performed from the computer. Ink Density Optimization Eliminates inconsistencies in ink density within the Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning cartridges for consistent color reproduction. C Follow the on-screen instructions. this operation is performed pattern which is read by a sensor to automatically check automatically at certain periods (Auto Ink Density for clogged nozzles. Head cleaning will then be Optimization). U “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 40 U “Performing Ink Density Optimization” on page A Place regular A4 paper in the auto sheet feeder.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance B Follow the on-screen instructions. The print head is moved left and right to uniform the ink density. driver as an example. perform Ink Density Optimization once a week. Explanations in this section use the Windows printer U “Adjusting Auto Ink Density Optimization driver as an example. Depending on the condition of the nozzles. The process takes about three minutes. Auto Nozzle Check and Cleaning will take from four to ten minutes. Settings” on page 82 Use EPSON Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. We normally recommend that this performed if clogged nozzles are detected.

Use EPSON Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. B Follow the on-screen instructions. perform Print Head Alignment to correct the print Explanations in this section use the Windows printer misalignment. print results may appear Performing Ink Density Optimization grainy or out of focus. B Select On or Off for Auto Ink Density Optimization. Use EPSON Printer Utility 4 for Mac OS X. Ink Density Optimization takes 30 seconds. Do not open the printer cover while optimization is in progress (while the P light is flashing). the inertial force of the print head's movements. This operation is performed from the computer. Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Alignment) Because there is a small distance between the print head and paper. When this happens.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance A Click Printer and Option Information in the Utility tab of the printer driver Properties (or A Click Ink Density Optimization in the Utility tab of the printer driver Properties (or Print Print Settings) dialog. misalignment may occur due to humidity or C Click OK to close the dialog. As a result. temperature. Explanations in this section use the Windows printer U “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 40 driver as an example. U “Using Epson Printer Utility 4” on page 40 83 . or by moving the print head bidirectionally. Settings) dialog. driver as an example.

when replacing ink during a print job. Replacing Ink Cartridges U “Loading Paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder” on page 20 Ink Cartridge Product Numbers B Click Print Head Alignment from the Utility The following ink cartridges can be used with this tab in the printer driver’s Properties (or Print printer. You can use the same procedure to replace all ink cartridges. you can continue printing after replacing the ink cartridge. we recommend replacing the ink cartridge(s) as soon as possible. Epson cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-genuine ink. If an ink low warning is displayed. The following procedure uses Yellow ink as an example. 84 . printing cannot be performed.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance A Load A4-size EPSON Photo Quality Inkjet Paper into the auto sheet feeder. and under certain circumstances may cause erratic printer behavior. Note: Epson recommends the use of genuine Epson ink cartridges. and use of non-genuine ink is recorded for possible use in service support. Yellow (Y) T1594 Magenta (M) T1593 Matte Black (MK) T1598 Red (R) T1597 Orange (OR) T1599 Photo Black (PK) T1591 Gloss Optimizer (GO) T1590 Cyan (C) T1592 How to replace If one of the installed ink cartridges is expended. However. Settings) screen. If an ink cartridge runs out while printing. Ink color Product number Follow the on-screen instructions. you may see a difference in color depending on the drying conditions. The use of non-genuine ink may cause damage that is not covered by Epson’s warranties. Information about non-genuine ink levels may not be displayed.

Note: Touch only the parts required to perform the operation (shown in red). the D ink check light for affected cartridge will light. If the cartridge does not come out easily. so be careful not to get any ink on the surrounding area when removing the cartridges. C Press the H button. pull harder. replacement position. Note: Removed ink cartridges may have ink around the ink supply port. Tip: When an ink cartridge requires replacement. Open the cartridge cover. The print head moves to the ink cartridge B Open the printer cover.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance A Make sure the printer is on. 85 . Hold the cartridge by the hooks and lift it straight up. E Remove the ink cartridge that will be replaced.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance G Insert the new ink cartridge. You may not be able to print properly. F Shake the new cartridge four or five times and then remove it from the package and peel off the yellow film. Push the cartridge in until it clicks into place. H Close the cartridge cover. Note: Install ink cartridges in all slots. hold the cartridge with the yellow film facing up. I Close the printer cover. yellow film. Do not touch the green IC chip on the ink cartridges. You will not be able Note: to print if ink cartridges are not installed in all slots. When shaking the cartridge and removing the Repeat steps 5 to 7 to replace other ink cartridges. Tip: You may hear a rattling sound from inside the cartridge when it is shaken. 86 .

C Stubborn stains can be removed with a cloth that Press the ) button to feed the paper through the has been dampened with water containing a printer (feed and eject). Ink charging takes about media. Clean the printer periodically (about once a month) to keep it in good condition. Remove the protective covering from the cleaning sheet and place the sheet in the auto sheet feeder. Plain Paper If the print results are scratched or smudged. tape or attach it to other objects. Cleaning the Printer A Turn on the printer. Continue feeding paper through the printer until no ink smudges are detected. See the manual supplied with the paper for more information. you can pass (feed and eject) it through the three minutes. there may be dirt on the rollers. The printer should then Plain paper: be dried by wiping it with a dry cloth. Cleaning the Inside of the Printer Clean the rollers by passing (feeding and ejecting) one of the following types of paper through the printer. Pass (feed and eject) plain paper through the printer to remove dirt from the rollers. A Remove any paper from the printer.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Maintenance J Press the H button. Cleaning sheet If a cleaning sheet is provided with the Epson special Ink charging will start. Feed the paper through the printer three times. Plain paper: Cleaning the Outside of the If the paper is smaller than A3 or A3+. small amount of a neutral cleanser and then thoroughly wrung out. Do not touch the adhesive using a soft cloth. B Insert A3 or A3+ plain paper or a cleaning sheet into the auto sheet feeder. Charging is complete when the P light stops blinking. Adhesive tape is located beneath the C Carefully remove dust and other foreign matter protective covering. Failure to observe this precaution could result in discoloration or deformation of the printer. Note: Do not use volatile cleansers such has benzene. Cleaning sheet: B Turn the printer off and unplug the printer. 87 . only the Printer area corresponding to the size of the paper will be cleaned. or alcohol. printer to clean the rollers when plain paper fails to produce the desired results. Cleaning sheet: thinner.

❏ The printer is receiving data or printing. ❏ A firmware update is in progress. ❏ Head cleaning is in progress. A Network light (green) C Power light E Ink light B Network light (yellow) D Paper light Normal operation Power light Status On The printer is on and ready to print. 88 . ❏ Ink cartridges are being replaced. Flashing One of the following: ❏ The printer is starting up after being turned on. Follow the instructions in the table below if an error occurs. Network light Power light Status Flashing Flashing The printer is receiving data or printing while (green) connected to an Ethernet or wireless LAN. ❏ The printer is checking the network connection.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver Problem Solver Lights The lamps blink or light to show the status of the printer. ❏ The printer is shutting down after being turned off. ❏ A digital camera or other PictBridge device is connected. ❏ Ink Density Optimization is in progress.

Flashing One of the ink cartridges is running low. Flashing (both) One of the following: ❏ WPS (PIN code) entry is in progress. Flashing One of the following: (alternately) ❏ WPS (button) setup is in progress. the ) button. A wrong ink cartridge is installed. ❏ The printer is preparing for or cancelling a firmware update. Paper-Related Errors Paper light Status What to do On One of the following: Insert the paper correctly and press ❏ Paper or CD/DVD is not inserted. Install a correct ink cartridge.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver Network lights Status On (green) Wireless LAN is operative. Ready a new ink cartridge. of the cartridges is not installed. ❏ The printer is starting after being turned on while connected to a network. ❏ Multiple sheets of paper were fed at the same time. 89 . Errors Ink-Related Errors Ink light Status What to do On One of the ink cartridge is expended or one Install a fresh ink cartridge. U “Replacing Ink Cartridges” on page 84 The printer fails to detect a new ink Remove and re-install the cartridge. On (yellow) Ethernet LAN is operative. cartridge after installation. ❏ CD/DVD tray is not correctly inserted.

Try again after a short wait. or other PictBridge devices via a USB hub. The wireless LAN access point must also be in setup mode. An attempt was made to connect to a End the connection to the Ethernet LAN wireless network while the printer was before adjusting wireless settings. Network-Related Errors Network lights Status What to do Flashes An error occurred during WPS (button) ❏ Adjust settings and try again. 90 . A USB hub is connected to the Do not connect digital cameras connector for external devices. Remove jammed paper as described in the following sections. You can also try moving the printer closer to the wireless LAN access point (try for a distance of about 3 m or less).Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver Paper light Status What to do Flashing The printer cover is open. (yellow) setup. again. Other Errors Paper light Ink light Status What to do Flashing (both) An unrecoverable error has Turn printer off and then on occurred. ❏ Another wireless device in the same area is also attempting to connect using WPS (button) setup. Connect such devices directly to the printer’s connector for external devices. driver to the actual source. connected to an Ethernet LAN. Close the printer cover. U “Paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder Jams” on page 97 U “Jammed Fine Art Media” on page 98 U “Thick Paper or a CD or DVD Is Jammed” on page 98 U “Roll paper jam” on page 99 The source selected in the printer driver Match the source selected in the printer does not match the actual source. Paper or CD/DVD tray is jammed.

The time between replacements varies depending on how often the printer is used. DVDs. user serviceable. The printer can not be used until the pads have been replaced. The front manual feed tray should be closed when printing on other media. open the front manual feed tray and position the disc or paper correctly. thick paper. 91 . A USB device that does not The printer can not print data support PictBridge is connected. from devices that do not support PictBridge. this prevents the ink from overflowing. Contact your dealer or Epson Support to request a replacement. The front manual feed tray is not When printing on CDs. or in the correct position.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver Paper light Ink light Status What to do Flashing The printer’s ink pads are at the The printer’s ink pads are not (alternately) end of their service life. Disconnect the device from the connector for external devices.

Depending on the hub you are using. Also. o Is the USB hub recognized correctly? Make sure the USB hub is recognized correctly on the computer. you may You cannot print (because the not able to print depending on the their combinations. If you have a spare cable.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver Troubleshooting o Is the interface cable connected directly to the computer? If you use a printer switching device or extension cable between the printer and the computer. Connect the printer and the computer printer does not work) directly with the interface cable and check if you can print normally. Delete and reinstall the printer driver. Printers. is it being used o Is the power cable plugged into the electrical correctly? outlet or the printer? In the USB specification. o Press and briefly hold the P button. outlet? Make sure your outlet works by connecting the power cable for another electric product. Check the printer port. unplug all of the USB hubs from the computer's USB port. If this should occur. broken nor bent. Install the printer driver. Ask the Cannot Print USB hub manufacturer about USB hub operation. the printer driver is not installed and the printer. daisy-chains of up to five USB Make sure the power cable is securely plugged into hubs are possible. U “Uninstalling the printer driver” on page 39 o Does the interface cable specification match o Is the printer added to the printer list? (Mac the specifications for the computer? OS X) Make sure the interface cable specifications match Click the Apple Menu. U “Specifications Table” on page 105 If the printer name is not displayed. add the printer. If the USB hub is recognized correctly. and then connect the printer's USB interface connector directly to the computer's USB port. folder. U “Cannot Print from the Printer Driver” on page 92 o Does the printer port setting match the If the nozzle check pattern is not printed correctly. Cannot Print from the Printer Driver ❏ USB: USB xxx (x stands for the port number) for the USB connection o Is the cable plugged in properly? ❏ Network: The correct IP address for the network Make sure the printer's interface cable is securely connection plugged into the correct terminal of the computer If it is not indicated. Check the following. o Is the printer icon listed in the Devices and Printers. plug the USB cable directly into your computer's USB port. Print a nozzle check pattern. we recommend that you the printer. the printer connection port? (Windows) printer may require repair. or Printers and Faxes folder U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 (Windows)? If a nozzle check pattern is printed. installed. the operation of the printer may become o Is there any problem with the electrical unstable. and then the Print & Fax folder. make sure the cable is not correctly. the printer has not If the printer icon is not listed. the printer driver is not malfunctioned. try connecting with the spare cable. Click the Ports tab in the printer driver’s Properties screen. However. o When using a USB hub. connect the printer to the first hub connected directly to the computer. the System Preferences the specifications for the printer and the computer. o Confirm the printer operation. The printer does not turn on. 92 . and check the Print to the following port(s). Contact your dealer or Epson Support.

you can follow the steps below. The “Driver Version” shown on the test page is the version number of the Windows internal driver. the ink level. and then Printer Setup Utility. (2) Double-click the paused printer. and then try to print. or Printers folder. (3) Click Resume Printer. ❏ If the test page is not printed correctly. Be sure to follow the (1) Double-click the Applications folder. and load A4 or larger paper. The printer sounds like it is (1) Click the Apple Menu. (1) Click the Printer Setup Utility icon in the Dock. printing.5 and 10. Double-click the printer icon in the Devices and Printers. if U “You cannot print (because the printer does printing is paused. on when the cartridges require replacement and the printer may fail to print normally. Printers and The printer has an error. You cannot print in this status. 93 . Mac OS X 10. the System Preferences folder. Faxes. the o Is the status of print queue Pause? (Windows) connection between the printer and computer is If you stop printing or the printer stops printing correct. ❏ If the test page is printed correctly. U “Lights” on page 88 (4) On the General tab. deselect Pause Printing in the not work)” on page 92 Printer menu.6: If you click Pause Printer in Print & Fax. (3) Select the paused job and click Start Jobs. environment. see the appropriate section in this User's Guide. and then the Print & Fax folder. or Printers and Faxes folder. and select o Check the lights in the control panel. check the items above again. with the result the ink lights may fail to turn printer does not start printing until it is released. This differs from the Epson printer driver version that you o Is printing paused? (Mac OS X) installed. the Utilities procedure described in this manual when replacing folder. can check that the connection between the printer If you can print via USB. The printer stops printing.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver You cannot print under the network Your problem is not listed here. (Windows) o Connect the printer directly to the computer Perform a test print from the printer driver so that you using a USB cable. ink cartridges. (PDF). Properties. the printer does not start printing until it is released. but nothing prints (2) Double-click the paused printer. (2) Open the Devices and Printers. If you cannot print via USB. o Decide whether the trouble is caused by the printer driver or the application. After a while the printer starts to print a test page. If Printer Setup Utility is displayed in the Dock. See the Network Guide are correct. o Did you replace ink cartridges while the printer was off? If ink cartridges are replaced when the printer is off. there are some problems on and computer is correct and the printer driver settings the network environment. (1) Make sure that the printer is turned on and in ready status. click the Print Test Page button. Printers. the print queue enters a Pause status. Mac OS X 10. Go to the next section. (3) Right-click the target printer icon.4: the printer will be unable to correctly determine the If you click Stop Jobs in the Printer Setup Utility. U “Replacing Ink Cartridges” on page 84 (3) Select the paused job and click Start Jobs. (2) Double-click the paused printer. because of an error.

We Tip: The amount of ink remaining can be viewed in the recommend using the ink cartridge before the expiry EPSON Status Monitor window. recommend replacing the ink cartridge with a new one. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 o Is print speed currently prioritized over print Perform print head cleaning if the nozzles are clogged. specific nozzles do not fire U “Adjusting Auto Ink Density Optimization ink and the print quality declines. If you use non-Epson ink cartridges. 37 Mac OS X: U “Epson Printer Utility 4 Functions” on page 40 94 . Try printing a nozzle Settings” on page 82 check pattern. o Was color management performed? ruled lines may be misaligned accordingly. clogged. Replace the old ink cartridge with a new one. or the color of the printed image may be changed because the remaining ink level is o Is there enough ink? not correctly detected. cartridges. If the nozzles are clogged. U “Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Alignment)” on page 83 o Have you compared the printing result with the image on the display monitor? Since monitors and printers produce colors o Are you using a genuine Epson ink cartridge? differently. U “Color Management Printing” on page 73 perform Print Head Alignment. or too dark. quality? Print quality may decline slightly if priority is given to U “Head Cleaning” on page 81 speed using Print Quality › Quality Options in the printer driver. too U “Performing Ink Density Optimization” on page light. the loaded in the printer does not match the Media Type nozzles may have dried up and have been clogged. o Was Print Head Alignment performed? With bidirectional printing. perform head cleaning. ruled lines are misaligned with bidirectional printing. If vertical Perform color management. We cartridge.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver o Has the printer been left unused for a long o Are the Media Type settings correct? time? Print quality will be affected if the paper currently If the printer has not been used for a long time. the prints may smear. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 o Is Off selected for Auto Ink Density Optimization? Inconsistencies may develop in the density of the ink Print Quality/Print Results inside the cartridges when Off is selected for Auto Ink Density Optimization. For better quality prints. If the nozzles are printer. The print quality declines when an old ink cartridge is used. date printed on the packaging (within six months Windows: U “Summary of the Utility Tab” on page after installing in the printer). Be sure to use the correct ink The print quality may decline when the ink is low. If there is a difference in color after replacing the ink cartridge. try performing head cleaning a few o Are you using an old ink cartridge? times. uneven. Print quality is poor. Be sure to match the media period. choose settings that assign priority to quality. If the print head is misaligned. If selected in the printer driver Main tab (Windows) or the printer has been left unused for an extended Print screen (Mac OS X). Perform Ink Density Optimization. printed colors will not always match This printer is developed for use with Epson ink on-screen colors perfectly. the print head prints while moving left and right. check that the print head nozzles are not type setting with the paper that is loaded in the clogged before resuming printing. 83 We normally recommend that you select On for Auto o Are the print head nozzles clogged? Ink Density Optimization.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver o Are you printing with PhotoEnhance (auto Vertical ruled lines are misaligned. ruled lines may be misaligned accordingly. select Reduce scraping. correctly. U “Correcting Print Misalignment (Print Head Alignment)” on page 83 o Did you print a photograph or other color image on plain paper? The type of paper used for color printing has a large The printed surface is scuffed or effect on the quality of the results. and printer profiles are developed for each printer model. click Speed and Progress. If the Paper Size setting in the printer driver and the size of the loaded paper do not match. printer drivers. Place types and appropriate settings for printing on paper the front (printable) side on top. due to each printer's characteristics. Mac OS X: o Is the paper size setting correct? Select Thick paper in the Extension Settings tab. Choose a paper (including special medias and plain paper) according soiled. check the print settings. Flatten the paper before loading it in the printer. 95 . print quality adjustment)? PhotoEnhance optimally enhances data that lacks o Is the print head misaligned? (in bidirectional appropriate contrast or saturation for clear results printing) when printing. Windows: o Have you specified the print area? Check the print area in the settings of the application Open the Utility tab. For information about the media Special medias have a back (non-printable) side. If vertical U “Auto Correct Color and Print Photos ruled lines are misaligned with bidirectional printing. paper is used. As a result. from other manufacturers or when using RIP software. In this event. U “Color Management Printing” on page 73 o Is the print head scuffing the print surface? The print is not positioned properly The print head may scuff the print surface if thick on the paper. the print head prints while with PhotoEnhance may differ from those displayed moving left and right. see the manual supplied with the paper. the colors printed o Is the paper wavy or slack? by different printer models are not exactly the same. (PhotoEnhance)” on page 43 perform Print Head Alignment. If the print head is misaligned. In this case. or part of it may be cut off. Because inks. o Is the paper creased or folded? Do not use old paper or paper with folds in it. colors in images printed With bidirectional printing. adjust printer driver settings as described below. and and the printer. the print may not be where you want it. or use new paper. or contact the dealer of the paper or the manufacturer of the RIP. Cut sheets become wavy or slack due to changes in You can achieve similar colors with the same color temperature or humidity which may result in the adjustment method or the same gamma setting by printer being unable to recognize the paper size using the printer driver. The color is not exactly the same as another printer. Always o Colors vary depending on the printer type use new paper. o Is the paper too thick or too thin? Check that the paper specifications are compatible o Did you print on the wrong side of the paper? with this printer. to your intended purpose. on screen.

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o Are you printing from a Margins appear in borderless
PictBridge-compatible device? printing.
If the print surface is scuffed or soiled when you print
from a digital camera or other PictBridge device, print
in “reduce scraping” mode. o Are the settings for the print data in the
application correct?
(1) Turn the printer off.
Make sure that the paper settings in the application
(2) With the PictBridge-compatible device connected, are correct as well as in the printer driver.
press the P button while pressing the H button. U “Borderless printing” on page 49
(3) Release the buttons when the printer P light starts
to flash.“reduce scraping” mode is now in effect.
It will remain in effect until the printer is turned off. o Are the paper settings correct?
Make sure that the paper settings of the printer match
the paper that you are using.
o Is the Inside of the printer dirty?
There may be dirt on the rollers. Pass (feed and eject)
paper through the printer to clean the rollers. o Have you changed the amount of
enlargement?
U “Cleaning the Inside of the Printer” on page 87 Adjust the amount of enlargement for borderless
printing. Margins may appear if you set the amount of
enlargement to Min.
The paper is creased. U “Borderless printing” on page 49

o Are you using the printer at normal room
temperature? o Is the paper stored correctly?
Epson special media should be used at normal room The paper may expand or contract if it is not stored
temperature (temperature: 15 to 25 °C, humidity: 40 correctly so that margins appear even when
to 60 %). For information about paper such as thin borderless is set. See the manual supplied with the
paper from other manufacturers that requires special paper for more information on the storage method.
handling, see the manual supplied with the paper.

o Are you using paper that supports borderless
Too much ink is fired. printing?
Paper that does not support borderless printing may
expand or contract while printing so that margins
o Are the Media Type settings correct?
appear even when borderless is set. We recommend
Make sure that the printer driver 's Media Type
using paper that is designed to support borderless
settings match the paper that you are using. The
printing.
amount of ink to be fired is controlled according to the
media type. If the settings do not match the paper U “Supported Media” on page 100
loaded, too much ink may be fired.

o Did you shake the ink cartridge before Unable to Feed or Eject Paper
installing it in the printer?
The printer uses pigment inks, which require that the
o Is the paper loaded in the correct position?
ink inside the cartridge be mixed before the cartridge
See the following for the correct paper loading
is installed.
positions.
U “Replacing Ink Cartridges” on page 84
U “Loading Cut Sheets” on page 20
U “Loading and Cutting Roll Paper” on page 24
U “Loading and Removing CDs and DVDs” on page
26
If the paper is loaded correctly, check the condition of
the paper that you are using.

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o Is the paper loaded in the correct direction? Paper from the Auto Sheet
Load cut sheets vertically. If the paper is not loaded in
the correct orientation, the printer will not recognize Feeder Jams
the paper or feed it correctly, resulting in errors.
U “Loading Cut Sheets” on page 20 To resolve the jam, follow the steps below:

Note:
o Is the paper creased or folded?
Do not use old paper or paper with folds in it. Always
Do not use force. Attempting to forcibly remove jammed
use new paper. paper could damage the printer.

o Is the paper damp?
Do not use paper that is damp. Also, Epson special
A Slowly pull the jammed paper from the printer.

media should be left in the bag until you intend to use
it. If it is left out for a long time, the paper curls up and
gets damp so that it does not feed properly.

o Is the paper wavy or slack?
Cut sheets become wavy or slack due to changes in
temperature or humidity, which may result in the
printer being unable to recognize the paper size
correctly. Flatten the paper before loading it in the
printer, or use new paper.

o Is the paper too thick or too thin?
Check that the paper specifications are compatible
with this printer. For information about the media
types and appropriate settings for printing on paper
from other manufacturers or when using RIP software,
see the manual supplied with the paper, or contact
the dealer of the paper or the manufacturer of the RIP.

o Are you using the printer at normal room
temperature?
Epson special media should be used at normal room
temperature (temperature: 15 to 25 °C, humidity: 40
to 60 %).

o The rollers inside the printer may be dirty.
If a cleaning sheet is provided with the paper, pass
(feed and eject) it through the printer to clean the
rollers.
U “Cleaning the Inside of the Printer” on page 87

o Is paper jammed in the printer?
Open the printer cover of the printer and check that
there are no paper jams or foreign objects in the
printer. If paper is jammed, see below and clear the
jammed paper.

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B Open the printer cover and slowly pull the
jammed paper out of the printer. A Press the M button for three seconds or more to
eject the paper from the rear of the printer.

B Pull the paper out from the back of the printer.

C After removing the paper, press the M button to
cancel the error.

D If you are unable to remove the paper, turn the
printer off and slowly pull the paper out from the
back of the printer.

If the paper can not be pulled out from the back
but can be removed from the front, pull the paper
out from the front.

Note:
Attempting to forcibly remove jammed paper could
damage the printer.
C After removing the paper, close the printer cover
and press the ) button to cancel the error.

E If you are unable to remove the paper, contact
your dealer or Epson Support.

Thick Paper or a CD or DVD Is
Jammed
To resolve the jam, follow the steps below:

A disc appears in the illustration, but the same
procedure applies to paper.

D If you are unable to remove the paper, contact
your dealer or Epson Support.

Jammed Fine Art Media
To remove jammed paper, follow the steps below:

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E If you are unable to remove the paper. Auto Ink Density Optimization is in C Press the M button to cancel the error.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Problem Solver A Pull the paper or disc out from the front. o Color ink is consumed during the head cleaning process. All nozzles are cleaned during head cleaning. 99 . depending on conditions. B After removing the jammed item. Wait for the process to stop. cut the paper at the roll paper feeder and pull the paper out from the front. contact your dealer or Epson Support. progress. The Printer Shakes and Makes Noise o Wait for the current operation to end. o Epson Network Utility may not be installed. B Turn the knob on the roll paper holder to take up the excess paper. D If you are unable to remove the paper. turn the printer off and slowly pull the paper out from the U “Ink Density Optimization” on page 82 back of the printer. C If you are unable to remove the item. If the paper can not be pulled out from the back but can be removed from the front. (Windows) Select Epson Network Utility from the Software List on the software disc supplied with the printer and install. EPSON Status Monitor 3 over a network. the ink for all colors is consumed while cleaning.)) U “Head Cleaning” on page 81 Roll paper jam To remove jammed paper. (Even when Black mode is selected. contact your dealer or Epson Support. Others Color ink runs out quickly even when printing in the Black mode or when printing black data. If the P light flashes while the printer shakes and makes noise. follow the steps below: The printer status may not be displayed correctly when using A Press the M button for three seconds or more to eject the paper from the rear of the printer. press the ) button to cancel the error. using all colors of ink. this may take from 15 seconds to 3 minutes. Note: Attempting to forcibly remove jammed paper could damage the printer.

see the manual supplied with the paper. 100 . Source: Describes the source from which paper is loaded. or contact the dealer of the paper or the manufacturer of the RIP. Item descriptions Name: Describes the media name. Tip: For information about the media types and appropriate settings for printing on paper other than Epson special media or when using raster image processing (RIP) software. Borderless: Describes whether borderless printing is available. The file name of the profile is used as the profile name in the printer driver or the application. We recommend you use Epson special media for high-quality printing results. Media Type: Describes the media type selected in the printer driver. Capacity: Describes how many sheets can be loaded in the auto sheet feeder. For cut sheets only. ICC Profile: Describes the ICC profile for the media.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Appendix Supported Media The following media can be used with this printer. Size: Describes the size for cut sheet media or the width for roll paper.

) A4 30 Premium 10 × 15 30 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Premium Epson Premium Semigloss Photo cm (4 × 6 Semigloss.) A4 30 A3 10 A3+ 10 329 mm .icc ht A3 10 A3+ 10 101 .icc Epson Glossy cm (5 × 7 in.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Epson Special Media Name Size Capaci Sour Bord ICC Profile Media Type ty ce erles (Printer Driver) s Premium Glossy 13 × 18 30 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Premium Epson Premium Photo Paper cm (5 × 7 Glossy.) 16 : 9 20 wide (102 × 181 mm) 10 × 15 30 cm (4 × 6 in.) A4 30 A3 10 A3+ 10 329 mm .) 10 × 15 30 cm (4 × 6 in. SPR2000 Epson Photo Qlty IJP.icc Epson Photo Inkjet Paper Quality Ink Jet A3 50 A3+ 50 Matte A4 30 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Matte Epson Matte Paper-Heavyweig Paper-HW. Roll (A3+) Paper Photo Quality A4 100 Sheet . Roll (A3+) Paper Glossy Photo Paper 13 × 18 30 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Glossy.icc Semigloss Paper in.icc Glossy in.

icc plain papers Paper Watercolor Paper . scuffed.Radiant White Velvet Fine Art A3+ 1 Rear ✓ SPR2000 Velvet Fine Art Paper. A3+ 1 Rear ✓ SPR2000 Watercolor Paper . *1 paper manual feed (thick paper) 102 .icc plain papers Plain Paper Usable Commercially Papers Note: ❏ Do not use paper that is wrinkled. torn. that Epson cannot guarantee print quality or that the paper will feed correctly. Watercolor Paper Radiant White Radiant White.icc . ❏ In addition to plain paper.icc Velvet Fine Art Paper Paper Photo Quality Self A4 1 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Photo Qlty IJP. Name Size Capacity Thickness Source Bord Media Type erles (Printer s Driver) Plain paper A4. Plain Paper (cut sheets) thickness (64–90 g/m2) feeder A3.117. note. media that meet the following specifications can be loaded into the printer. Legal 5 mm total thickness Non-standard sizes 1 (89 × 127–329 × 1.icc Epson Photo Adhesive sheets Quality Ink Jet Premium Ink Jet A4 80 Sheet . or dirty.6 mm) Thick A3+ 1 1.11 mm Auto sheet . ❏ Although plain paper can be loaded and fed in the printer as long as it meets the following specifications. Letter 12 mm total 0. Epson cannot guarantee the print quality.3 mm Front . B5.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Name Size Capaci Sour Bord ICC Profile Media Type ty ce erles (Printer Driver) s Archival Matte A4 30 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Epson Archival Matte. however. A6. B4.icc Epson Archival Paper Matte A3 10 A3+ 10 Bright White Ink Jet A4 80 Sheet ✓ SPR2000 Standard.08–0. A5. SPR2000 Standard.

A special manual feed computer (CD/DVD application is tray) required to print CDs and CD/DVD 12 cm. Front . DVDs. 8 cm 1 . *1 See the manual supplied with the paper and adjust settings as appropriate.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Name Size Capacity Thickness Source Bord Media Type erles (Printer s Driver) CDs/DVDs 12 cm. 8 cm 1 . 103 . Use the Premium manual feed supplied Surface (CD/DVD Epson Print tray) CD application. Front .

Some tape may printer. or ink may leak. U “Checking for clogged nozzles” on page 80 104 . Remove the tape immediately packing materials.otherwise. F Keeping the printer flat. check that the print head is not clogged. the printer may be damaged. the nozzles may be clogged and make it impossible to print. To protect the printer from shock and be difficult to remove if it is left in place for an vibration. be careful not to touch Follow the steps below when moving or transporting the the internal parts of the printer. Preparing the Printer for Transport A Turn off the printer and remove all cables. after transport.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Transporting the Printer D Fix the print head in place using ordinary tape. Note: ❏ Only hold the required area. Do not remove the ink cartridges. ❏ Move and transport the printer with ink cartridges installed. C Open the printer cover. After Transport Before using the printer for the first time after transport. E Close the printer cover. otherwise. B Remove any paper. pack it in styrofoam or other protective material and place it in the box. When applying the tape. repack it in the original box using the original extended period.

Gloss Optimizer.3 A -20 to 40˚C (-4 to 104oF) (within a month at 40˚C (104oF)) Power Printin Approx.2 Approx.5 Hz Storage (after unpacking): Rated current 0. Red.7 (without condensation) mode W W Power Approx. Control code ESC/P raster (undisclosed commands) Electrical ESC/P-R 100-120 V 220-240 V Paper feed method Friction feed Model Model Temperature Operating: 10 to 35˚C (50 to 95oF) Input voltage range AC 90–132 V AC 198–264 Storage (before unpacking): V -20 to 60˚C (-4 to 140oF) (within 120 Rated frequency range 50–60 Hz hours at 60˚C (140oF). 21 consumptio g W (ISO/ W (ISO/ Humidity Operating: 20 to 80% (without n IEC24712) IEC24712) condensation) Storage (before unpacking): 5 to Ready Approx.7 85% (without condensation) mode W W Storage (after unpacking): 5 to 85% Sleep Approx.7 Approx.3 kg (without ink cartridges and Printer Specifications supplied accessories) Printing method On-demand ink jet Interface High-Speed USB×1 (for PictBridge) Nozzle 180 nozzles × 8 (Yellow.5–60. Photo to computer) Black. Magenta. 0. 0.3 External Storage dimensions: (W) 622 × (D) dimensions 324 × (H) 219 mm Normal dimensions: (W) 622 × (D) 797 × (H) 418 mm 105 . 3.5 Approx.1. within a month at 40˚C (104oF)) Input frequency range 49. 7.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Specifications Table Printer Specifications Weight Approx. 7. Orange.1b/g/n (maximum) * Use a shielded twisted-pair cable (Category 5 or higher). High-Speed USB×1 (for connection configuration Matte Black.6 A 0. 12. 21 Approx.4 off W W Supported image file formats (when connected to PictBridge-compatible devices) JPEG files compliant with Exif version 2. 3. Cyan) Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX * Resolution 5760 × 1440 dpi IEEE802.

11b/g/n*1 systems. including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Gloss Optimizer.11b/g/n or IEEE 802.4 GHz Standards and Approvals Communicatio Infrastructure.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix Network Tip: For the latest information on supported operating Wireless Standard: IEEE 802. Ink Specifications Manufacturer: Marvell Semiconductor Inc.6 106 .2 No. access the site at: LAN Security: WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES) http://www. no condensation) for at least three hours before use.epson. Red. this device is intended to be operated indoors and away Note: from windows to provide maximum shielding. (25 °C.11b/g depending on location of purchase. ad hoc*2 U. Type Special ink cartridges Type: SP88W8786-MD0-2C2T00 Pigment ink Yellow. Photo Black. Cyan This product conforms to Part 15 of the FCC Rules and Use by date See the date printed on the RSS-210 of the IC Rules. Installed: -20 to 40˚C (within a month at 40˚C) To prevent radio interference to the licensed service. Orange. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed If the ink does freeze.S. ❏ Do not refill the ink.11n is not supported.4. ❏ The ink freezes if left at below -15˚C for a long time. Matte Black. CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 Class B *2 IEEE802. Operation is subject to the guarantee expiry printer) following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference. and (2) this device must accept Storage Uninstalled: temperature -20 to 40˚C (within a month at 40˚C) any interference received. This equipment contains the following wireless module. European model: Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC EN60950-1 Supported operating systems EMC directive 2004/108/EC EN55022 Class B Windows XP/Windows XP x64 EN61000-3-2 Windows Vista EN61000-3-3 Windows 7 EN55024 Mac OS X 10. Epson cannot accept package (at normal temperature) responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended Print quality Six months (after installing in the modification of the product.com WPA2 compliant.60950-1 10 BASE-T EMC FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B *1 Complies with either IEEE 802. model: n Mode: Safety UL60950-1 Wired LAN Standard: Ethernet 100BASE-TX/ CAN/CSA-C22.11–10. leave it at room temperature outdoors is subject to licensing. WEP (64/128bit) Frequency Band: 2. Magenta.

Seiko Epson Corporation. France. Slovenia. Czech. Greece. Germany. Australian model: EMC AS/NZS CISPR22 Class B Epson hereby declares that this product. Denmark. Epson cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting a non-recommended modification of the products. Luxemburg.Epson Stylus Photo R2000 User's Guide Appendix R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC EN300 328 EN301 489-1 EN301 489-17 EN60950-1 For European users: We. Bulgaria. Hungary. Model B472A. Poland. Austria. Switzerland. Lithuania. hereby declare that this equipment Model B472A is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Iceland. 107 . Liechtenstein. Estonia. Romania. Sweden. is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of AS/NZS4771. and Slovakia. Belgium. Portugal. UK. Latvia. Epson cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product. For use only in Ireland. Italy. Spain. Cyprus. general authorization is required in Italy. If used outside of own premises. Netherlands. Norway. Finland. Only indoor operation is permitted in France.

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