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Color Inkjet Printer

EPSON Stylus Photo 750

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SEIJ98005

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Copyright © 1998 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. Printed in Japan.

PRECAUTIONS
Precautionary notations throughout the text are categorized relative to 1)Personal injury and 2) damage to equipment.

DANGER

Signals a precaution which, if ignored, could result in serious or fatal personal injury. Great caution should be exercised in performing procedures preceded by DANGER Headings. Signals a precaution which, if ignored, could result in damage to equipment.

WARNING

The precautionary measures itemized below should always be observed when performing repair/maintenance procedures.

DANGER
1. ALWAYS DISCONNECT THE PRODUCT FROM THE POWER SOURCE AND PERIPHERAL DEVICES PERFORMING ANY MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR PROCEDURES. 2. NO WORK SHOULD BE PERFORMED ON THE UNIT BY PERSONS UNFAMILIAR WITH BASIC SAFETY MEASURES AS DICTATED FOR ALL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS IN THEIR LINE OF WORK. 3. WHEN PERFORMING TESTING AS DICTATED WITHIN THIS MANUAL, DO NOT CONNECT THE UNIT TO A POWER SOURCE UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO. WHEN THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE MUST BE CONNECTED, USE EXTREME CAUTION IN WORKING ON POWER SUPPLY AND OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS.

WARNING
1. REPAIRS ON EPSON PRODUCT SHOULD BE PERFORMED ONLY BY AN EPSON CERTIFIED REPAIR TECHNICIAN. 2. MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE SOURCE VOLTAGES IS THE SAME AS THE RATED VOLTAGE, LISTED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER/ RATING PLATE. IF THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS A PRIMARY AC RATING DIFFERENT FROM AVAILABLE POWER SOURCE, DO NOT CONNECT IT TO THE POWER SOURCE. 3. ALWAYS VERIFY THAT THE EPSON PRODUCT HAS BEEN DISCONNECTED FROM THE POWER SOURCE BEFORE REMOVING OR REPLACING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS AND/OR INDIVIDUAL CHIPS. 4. IN ORDER TO PROTECT SENSITIVE MICROPROCESSORS AND CIRCUITRY, USE STATIC DISCHARGE EQUIPMENT, SUCH AS ANTI-STATIC WRIST STRAPS, WHEN ACCESSING INTERNAL COMPONENTS. 5. REPLACE MALFUNCTIONING COMPONENTS ONLY WITH THOSE COMPONENTS BY THE MANUFACTURE; INTRODUCTION OF SECOND-SOURCE ICs OR OTHER NONAPPROVED COMPONENTS MAY DAMAGE THE PRODUCT AND VOID ANY APPLICABLE EPSON WARRANTY.

MAINTENANCE Provides preventive maintenance procedures and the lists of Epson-approved lubricants and adhesives required for servicing the product. The instructions and procedures included herein are intended for the experienced repair technicians. Be aware of all symbols when they are used. practice. TROUBLESHOOTING Provides the step-by-step procedures for the troubleshooting. CHAPTER 6. It may also provide additional information that is related to a specific subject. could result in injury or loss of life. practice or condition that is necessary to accomplish a task efficiently. CAUTION or NOTE messages. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Describes the step-by-step procedures for disassembling and assembling the product. Contents This manual consists of six chapters and Appendix. if not strictly observed. or destruction of. maintenance and repair procedures of EPSON Stylus Photo 750.About This Manual This manual describes basic functions. if not strictly observed. and always read WARNING. C H E C K P O IN T . could result in damage to. Indicates an operating or maintenance procedure. and attention should be given to the precautions on the preceding page. CHAPTER 2. CHAPTER 5. CHAPTER 4. APPENDIX Provides the following additional information for reference: • Connector pin assignments • Electric circuit boards components layout • Exploded diagram • Electrical circuit boards schematics Symbols Used in This Manual Various symbols are used throughout this manual either to provide additional information on a specific topic or to warn of possible danger present during a procedure or an action. CHAPTER 3. equipment. OPERATING PRINCIPLES Describes the theory of electrical and mechanical operations of the product. May indicate an operating or maintenance procedure. or comment on the results achieved through a previous action. ADJUSTMENTS Provides Epson-approved methods for adjustment. CHAPTER 1. theory of electrical and mechanical operations. or condition that. PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS Provides a general overview and specifications of the product. practice or condition that. C A U T IO N Indicates an operating or maintenance procedure.

1998 First Release Description . A Issued Date December 14.Revision Status Revision Rev.

................................................... 77 Required Adjustment......................................... 11 CE Marking.......................................................................................................................................................................... 47 Disassembly and Assembly Overview ........................... 25 Consumables and options............................................................................................................................................................................................. 5 Paper Feeding... 51 Precautions ............................................................................................................. 41 Unit Repair (Power Supply Board) ................................. 14 Parallel Interface(Reverse channel) ................................. 6 Printable Area............................................................................................... 54 Circuit Boards Removal ............................ 22 Errors........................................................................................... 28 Printer Mechanism ........... 8 Environmental Conditions ....................................................................................................... 21 Bi-directional Command ............................................ 19 Prevention of data transfer time-out on the host ................................................ 25 Physical Specification.......................................................................... 4 General Description.................................................................................................. 11 Electric Specification ............................................. 7 Adjust Lever Settings . 26 Operating Principles Overview ......... 77 Adjustment .................................................................................. 11 Acoustic noise .................... 20 IEEE 1284................................................................................................................... 6 Paper Specification .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 28 Operating Principles of Electric Circuit ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11 Reliability ............................................................................................... 4 General Characteristics.................................................................................................................... 51 Tools ...................... 22 LED Indications ..................................................................... 18 USB(Universal Serial Bus) Interface .......... 11 Safety Approvals ...................................... 9 Ink Cartridge.......... 39 Unit Level Troubleshooting.................................................................................... 51 Work Completion Check ....... 21 Control Code .................................. 53 Housing Removal ......................................................................4 protocol .......................................................................................................................... 58 Printer Mechanism Removal ..................................... 52 Disassembly .. 14 Parallel Interface(Forward channel) ...................................................................................................................................... 78 1 ...........................................A Removal ................................................................................................................................... 12 Printer Language and Emulation..................................................................................................................................................... 10 Input Data Buffer ... 44 Repair of the Control Board.......................... 5 Printing ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 45 Unit Repair (Printer Mechanism) ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Special Setting Mode ................................................................................................ 30 C257 PSB Power Supply Circuit ............................................ 30 C259 Main Control Circuit ................................................................................................Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table of Contents Product Description Overview................ 57 Absorber Tray......................... Assembly................................................................................................. 32 Troubleshooting Overview ............... 55 Control Panel Removal .................................................................................................................................................... 20 Function................................................................................................................................................................ 15 Serial Interface ....................................................................................................... 12 Parallel Interface.... 20 Interface selection .................. 24 Initialization Setting ............................................................................................................................................................................. 23 Initialization................ 59 Adjustment Overview ................ 21 Control Panel....................................................

............................. 97 Component Layout ..... 92 Appendix Connector Summary............. 105 2 ............................................................ 84 Bi-D Adjustment ............................................................................................................................................ 89 Revision A Maintenance Overview...................................... 80 Setting Destination Information ....... 78 Adjustment by Adjustment Program .................... 87 Initial Ink Charge .........................................................................................................................................................................Stylus Photo 750 Paper Gap Adjustment ...................................................................................................................................... 97 Major Component Unit ............................................................................. 91 Lubrication......................................... 83 Head Angular Adjustment ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 82 Head Voltage ID Adjustment ...... 80 Adjustment Program.. 86 Head Cleaning...................................................................................................... 88 Counter Value for Ink Absorber......................................................................................................................................................................... 102 Electric Circuit................................................................................................................................. 91 Service Maintenance.................... 100 Exploded Diagram ................................................................................. 91 Cleaning ............................................................................................

&+$37(5 4 PRODUCT DESCRIPTION .

1 General Characteristics Major features of this printer are as follows. Exterior View of Stylus Photo 750 Product Description Overview 4 . CMYKcm) „ Super micro dot. It also uses new print head and improved printing speed and through put.1 Overview This printer has better mechanism for the print quality and paper feeding than that of Stylus Photo and Stylus Photo 700. Super micro weave printing † Built-in auto sheet feeder „ Holds 100 cut-sheet (55g/m2) „ Holds 10 envelopes „ Holds 10 transparency films „ Holds 65 sheets of special paper † Built-in 3 I/Fs „ Bi-directional parallel I/F (IEEE-1284 level 1 device) „ Mac serial I/F(up to approx. 1.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. „ 1440 (H) x 720 (V) dpi printing „ Photo-MACH technology (6 color printing.8Mbps) „ USB I/F † Windows/Macintosh exclusive Figure 1-1. † High quality color printing „ Bi-directional printing at the resolution of 720 dpi.1.1.

26 inch 8. Standard Europe) „ PC850 (Multilingual) Product Description General Description 5 . Printing Speed Character Pitch 10 CPI (Pica) Printable columns 80 LQ speed 200CPS** ** This value is the speed of one print-pass in which the 1/3 of character matrix is printed. Raster Graphics Mode # 4 8 Horizontal resolution 180 dpi 360 dpi 0 .2. † Raster graphics mode Table 1-2. Nozzle Configuration PRINTING DIRECTION † Bi-direction with logic seeking CHARACTER TABLES † 2 international character sets „ PC437 (US. Cyan.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1.26 inch 8. Yellow. Light Cyan.2 General Description 1. Light Magenta) PRINTING SPEED AND PRINTABLE COLUMNS † Character mode Table 1-1.26 inch Available dot 1488 2976 5952 CR Speed 20 IPS 20 IPS 20 IPS 720 dpi # 1 CONTROL CODE † ESC/P Raster B k C y a n L C M L M Y † EPSON Remote command s p 0 2 Figure 1-2.2 1 2 m m (3 /3 6 0 ") Printable area 8.1 Printing PRINTING METHOD † On demand ink jet NOZZLE CONFIGURATION † 48 nozzles x 6 (Black. Magenta.

8”) A5 Index Card: Width 148mm(5.75g/m2(20lb.0.23mm(0. Bond paper.3 Paper Specification This section describes the printable area and types of paper which can be used in this printer.52 mm(0.) Bond paper.0”)) Statement (Width 139.0033”) Note) Transparency printing is only available at normal temperature.4”) x Length 114mm(4.5”)) Photo Paper (Width 101.7mm(5. PPC Revision A TYPEFACE † Bin map LQ font: EPSON Courier.2.90g/m2(24lb) Exclusive paper.7mm (10.0”) „ Thickness: 0. Air mail „ No curled.7”) Letter(Width 216 mm(8.0”) x Length 203 mm (8.1”) x Length 148mm(5.0.5 inches/sec (high-speed mode/continuous feeding) † Transparency and Glossy Paper „ Size: A4(Width 210mm(8.003”) .5”) x Length 279mm(11.5”)) B5(Width 182mm(7.11mm(0.5”) x Length 279mm(11.0091”) Product Description General Description 6 .0”)) Legal(Width 216mm(8. 10 CPI 1.7”) x Length 110mm(4.9mm (8.6mm(4”) x Length 152. C A U T IO N „ Thickness: 0.02”) „ Weight: „ Quality: 45g/m2(12lb) . „ Printing should be performed at room temperature for transparency and envelope.003”)-0.5”) 1.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 „ Thickness: 0.5”) x Length 215.3”) 5x8” Index Card: Width 127mm(5.3”) x Length 297mm(11. Note) Envelope printing is only available at normal temperature.004”) „ Weight: „ Quality: 64g/m2(17lb. Keep the longer side of the envelope horizontally at setting.2 mm(7.10 Width 241mm(9 1/2”) x Length 104.085mm(0.0”) „ Thickness: Less than 0.0”) 10x8” Index Card: Width 127mm(5.3”) C6 Width 162mm(6.) .08mm(0.36 inches/sec (normal speed mode/continuous feeding) 4.25”) x Length 266.2 Paper Feeding † Feeding Method: Friction feed with ASF † Paper Path: † Feeding Speed: Cut-sheet ASF(Top entry) 2. Plain paper. scuffing or torn paper be used. wrinkled.075mm(0.7”)) Letter(Width 216mm(8.2. † Cut Sheet „ Size: A4(Width 210mm(8.1”)) Executive(Width 184.006”) .8”) x Length 210mm (8.5”) x Length 356 mm(14.2”) x Length 257 mm(10.16mm(0. † Envelope „ Size: No.3”) x Length 297mm(11.8mm(4 1/8”) DL Width 220mm(8.4mm(6”)) † Index Card „ Size: A6 Index Card: Width 105mm(4.0”) x Length 203mm (8.

35”) 3mm (0.0”) 215.0”) 356mm (14. Paper Size Paper Width (typ) 210mm (8.4mm (6”) 9mm (0.35”) 9mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.2”) 184. from the form lower end.54”) /3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.) 3mm (0.12”)* 14mm(0.5”) 139.12”) 3mm (0.9mm (8.12”) Statement P r in ta b le a r e a P L B5 Executive B M P W Figure 1-3. Product Description General Description 7 .12”)* 14mm(0.) 3mm (0.12”) Bottom Margin (min.12”)* 14mm(0.12”) 3mm (0.) 14mm(0. When the paper length is not designated.12”) Top Margin (min.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1.54”) /3mm (0.54”) /3mm (0.)However.12”) Legal 3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.25””) 101.12”)* 14mm(0.4 Printable Area † Cut Sheet The figure below shows printable area.7”) Left Margin (min.7mm (10.5”) 275mm (10.12”)* 14mm(0.54”) /3mm (0. the bottom margin must be wider than 14 mm.) 3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0. there is the possibility that a printing scrambles in the area ranging from 3mm to 14mm.54”) /3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.12”) 3mm (0.5”) 216mm (8.54”) /3mm (0.5”) 182mm (7.54”) /3mm (0.12”)* L M R M A4 T M Letter 216mm (8.12”)* 14mm(0.12”) 3mm (0.12”) Right Margin (min. Printable Area Photo Paper Note) Bottom margin can be set up to 3mm at minimum when the paper length is designated with “ESC(S” command.) 297mm (11.7mm (8.12”) 3mm (0.3”) Table 1-3.12”) 3mm (0.2mm (7.6mm (4”) 279mm (11.2.1”) 266.12”) 3mm (0.5”) 152. Printable Area Paper Length (typ.

12”) 3mm(0.) 28mm(1. Envelope Paper Size #10 DL C6 LM(Left margin) (min.) 3mm(0.12”) TM(Top margin) (min.12”) 3mm(0.9mm 0mm L M R M T M + 0 P a p e r A d js u t L e v e r P r in ta b le A r e a B M Figure 1-4.55”) Revision A 1.2.10”) 7mm(0.28”) 3mm(0. Table 1-5.12”) 3mm(0. Adjust Lever Product Description General Description 8 .) 3mm(0. Label Envelope Lever position + 0 Adjustment Value +0.55”) 14mm(0. Setting Position of Adjust Lever Paper Normal paper. Transparency sheet.12”) 3mm(0. Printable Area Figure 1-5.5 Adjust Lever Settings The adjust lever located under the printer cover(right side) needs to be set for the proper paper setting according to the paper type.55”) 14mm(0.) 14mm(0.12”) RM(RIght margin) (min.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 † Envelope Table 1-4.12”) BM(Bottom margin) (min.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A † Resistance to shock: „ Operating: 1G. Environmental Condition Product Description General Description 9 .50G (*1) NOTE: 1 month at 40°C and 120 hours at 60°C † Humidity: „ Operating: „ Non-operating: 20 to 80% RH(*2. within 1ms 2G.6 Environmental Conditions † Temperature: „ Operating: „ Non-operating: 10 to 35°C(*3) -20 to 60°C(*1) „ Non-operating: † Resistance to vibration: „ Operating: „ Non-operating: 0. within 2ms(*1) 1. H u m id ity (% R H ) G u ra n te e d R a n g e (5 0 F ) (8 0 F ) (9 5 T e m p e ra tu re F ) ( F ) Figure 1-6.*3) 5 to 85% RH(*1.2.*2) NOTE: *1:with shipment container *2:without condensation *3:Refer to Figure1-6 for Environmental Condition.15G 0.

Color Ink Cartridge Product Description General Description 10 . 5% duty each color) † Ink life: 2 years from production date † Print capacity: 540 pages/A4 (ISO/IEC1056 1 Letter Pattern at 360 dpi) † Ink life: 2 years from production date † Storage temperature:-20°C to 40°C(Storage within a month at 40°C) -30°C to 40°C(Packing storage.5mm(H) † Storage temperature:-20°C to 40°C(Storage within a month at 40°C) -30°C to 40°C(Packing storage.7.8mm(W) x 52.4°C environment. within a month at 40°C) -30°C to 60°C(Transit. within 120 hours at 60°C and within a month at 40°C) † Dimension: 19. it will be usable again being placed at room temperature for 3 hours. only ink cartridge is prepared for article of consumption. However. within 120 hours at 60°C and within a month at 40°C † Dimension: 51.7 mm (D)x 38.Do not use the ink cartridge which was passed away the ink life.2. within a month at 40°C) -30°C to 60°C(Transit.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1.7.4mm(W) x 52.2 Color Ink Cartridge † Type: † Color: Exclusive cartridge Magenta.5mm(H) NOTE: Ink cartridge can not be re-filled.2. Black Ink Cartridge C y a n (C ) L ig h t C y a n ( L C ) Y e llo w ( Y ) L ig h t M a g e n ta ( L M ) M a g e n ta (M ) Figure 1-8. Cyan. Light Cyan † Print capacity: 220 pages/A4 (360 dpi.7 mm (D)x 38. Yellow.2. Light Magenta. Ink will be frozen under . Figure 1-7.7 Ink Cartridge 1.1 Black Ink Cartridge † Type: † Color: Exclusive cartridge Black 1.

18W(ISO/IEC 10561 Letter pattern) Energy Star compliant „ Insulation Resistance:10 M ohms min.2.000 pages(A4.2. Letter) 2000 million dots/nozzle „ Rated frequency range:50 .2 No. (between AC line and chassis.4A(Max.5A) 1.3A) „ Power consumption: Approx. 1 minute (between AC line and chassis) 1. DC 500V) „ Dielectric: AC 1000 V rms.22) class B AS/NZS 3548 class B UL1950 with D3 CSA22.2.2.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A „ Insulation Resistance:10 M ohms min. 47 dB(A) (According to ISO 7779) „ Rated frequency range: 50 .2A(Max.12 Acoustic noise † Level: Approx.950 with D3 FCC part 15 subpart B classB CSA C108.5 Hz „ Rated current: 0.5 Hz „ Rated current: 0. (between AC line and chassis.60Hz „ Input frequency range:49.8 Input Data Buffer † Buffer: 256 Kbytes 1.18W(ISO/IEC 10561 Letter pattern) Energy Star compliat Product Description General Description 11 .5-60.11 Safety Approvals † 120V version „ Safety standard: „ EMI: † 220-240V version „ Safety standard: EN60950(VDE.2.10 Reliability † Total print volume: † Print Head Life: 10.0.5-60.0. 1 minute or AC 1200 V rms 1 second(between AC line and chassis) † 220-240V version „ Rated voltage: „ Input voltage range: AC220-240V AC 198 -264V 1. NEMKO) EN55022(CISPR Pub.8 class B „ Power consumption: Approx.60Hz „ Input frequency range:49. DC 500V) „ Dielectric: AC 1500 V rms.9 Electric Specification † 120V version „ Rated voltage: „ Input voltage range: AC 120V AC 99 -132V 1.

ESC(\ „ Vertical Print Position:ESC(V.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A < Graphic Mode > † General operation: „ Initialize Printer: ESC @ 1.14 Printer Language and Emulation † Printer Language: ESC/P Raster EPSON Remote 1.2. ESC\. ESC (G „ Microweave control: ESC (i Product Description General Description 12 .1 ESC/P Control Codes < Character mode > † General operation: „ Initialize printer: † Paper feeding: „ Form Feed „ Line Feed „ Carriage Return FF LF CR ESC@ „ Paper Size: † Print position motion „ Horizontal Print Position: ESC $.2. ESC($.13 CE Marking † 220-240 V version „ Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC:EN60950 „ EMC Directive 89/336/EEC: EN55022 Class B EN61000-3-2 EN61000-3-3 EN50082-1 IEC801-2 IEC801-3 IEC801-4 „ Unidentical Printing: ESC U „ Print a Image: „ CSF Mode Control: † Paper Feeding: „ Form Feed: „ Line Feed: „ Line Spacing: „ Carriage Return: † Page format „ Page Length: „ Top/Bottom Margin: ESC (C ESC (c ESC (S FF LF ESC+ CR ESC ACK ESC EM 1.14.2. ESC(v † Spacing: „ Graphics Mode: † Graphics: „ Raster Graphics: ESC.

ESC (r ESC (e ESC (D ESC i Revision A Product Description General Description 13 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 „ Dot size control: „ Raster header: „ Raster body: † Color: „ Printing Color: † EEPROM control: „ EEPROM control: ESC | ESC r.

IEEE-1284 compatibility mode By STROBE pulse By BUSY and ACKNLG signal TTL compatible level 57-30360(amphenol) or equivalent In 2-9 Data0-7 20-27 In BUSY signal is set high before setting either-ERROR low or PE high and is held high until all these signals return to their inactive state. Connector pin assignment and signals Pin. No 1 Signal Name -STROBE Return GND pin 19 In/Out Function Description The strobe pulse. A high signal indicates paper-out error. This falling edge of a negative pulse or a low signal on this line causes the printer to initialize Minimum 50 us pulse is necessary. Parallel I/F Item Transmission mode Synchronization Handshaking Signal Level Adaptable connector Specification 8bit parallel. RS-423 serial interface and USB interface as standard. -Printer hardware error (fatal error) -Paper-out error -Paper jam error -Ink-out error PE signal is at high level during paper-out error. Not used.3. -During data entry (see Data transmission timing) -When input data buffer is full -During -INIT signal is at low level or during hardware initialization -During printer error (See-ERROR signal) -When the parallel interface is not selected.Eacj signal is at high when data is logical 1 and low level when data is logical 0. respectively.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A ERROR signal is at low level when the printer is in one of the following states. Table 1-6. Read-in of data is performed at the falling edge of this pulse. A low signal indicates printer error condition. BUSY signal is set high level in the following cases. 1. Not used. 1.3 Parallel Interface This printer has IEEE-1284 parallel interface. Always at high level when the printer is powered on. Table 1-7. The DATA 0 through DATA7 signals represent data bits 0-7. A high signal indicates that the printer cannot receive data.1 Parallel Interface(Forward channel) Forward channel is the mode to transfer the ordinary printing order to the printer side from the PC side. 10 11 12 13 14 -ACKNLG BUSY PE SLCT -AFXT 28 29 28 28 30 Out Out Out Out In 31 -INIT 30 In 32 36 -ERROR -SLIN 29 30 Out In Product Description Parallel Interface 14 . This signal is a negative pulse including that the printer can gain accept data.

timing Signal Level Adaptable connector Specification IEEE-1284 nibble mode Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification TTL compatible level 57-30360(amphenol) or equivalent NOTE: In/Out refers to the direction of signal flow from the printer’s point of view. 04H: Request Device ID. Return Data Using Nibble Mode Rev Channel Transfer † Device ID: The printer sends following device ID string when it is requested.34 Signal Name Logic H +5V Chassis GND GND NC Return GND pin ----------- In/Out Out Out ------- Function Description Pulled up to +5V via 3. 1. Table 1-8.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Pin. Signal GND. Item Transmission mode Synchronization Handshaking Data trans. † Extensibility request: The printer responds affirmatively when the extensibility request values are 00H or 04H.33 19-30 15. No 18 35 17 16. MDL:Stylus[SP]Photo[SP]750.BDC. „ When IEEE1284. 00H: Request Nibble Mode Reverse Channel Transfer.9K ohm resistor.2 Parallel Interface(Reverse channel) Reverse channel is used to transfer the information data from the printer side to the PC side.D4. Product Description Parallel Interface 15 . Not connected. CMD:ESCPL2. CLS:PRINTER. Pulled up to +5V via 3. Connector pin assignment and signals Chassis GND.3 K ohm resistor. that mean. DES:EPSON[SP]Stylus[SP]Photo[SP]750.3.4 protocol is effective: [00H] [57H] MFG:EPSON.

6 Xflag/ DataBit-0. NOTE: [00H] denotes a hexadecimal value of zero. MDL:Stylus[SP]Photo[SP]750.4 1284-Active Logic H +5V Chassis GND GND NC 28 29 28 28 30 30 29 30 ---------- Out Out Out Out In In Out In Out Out ------ Product Description Parallel Interface 16 . Signal GND. Printer busy signal and reverse channel transfer data bit3 or 7.4 protocol is NOT effective: [00H] [57H] MFG:EPSON. respectively. Connect pin assignment and signals Pin. Chassis GND. CMD:ESCPL2. [SP] denotes a space character(20H). X-flag signal and reverse channel transfer data bit 1 or 5.33 19-30 15. Printer clock signal. 2-9 Data0-7 20-27 In 10 11 12 13 14 31 32 36 18 35 17 16.BDC. The DATA 0 through DATA7 signals represent data bits 0-7. MDL and DES values depend on the EEPROM setting. These signals are used to transfer the 1284 extensibility request values to the printer.9K ohm resistor.4 HostBusy -INIT -DataAvail/ DataBit-0. 1284 active signal. Acknowledge data request signal and reverse channel transfer data bit2 or 6.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 „ When IEEE1284.3 K ohm resistor. No 1 Signal Name HostClk Return GND pin 19 In/Out In Function Description Host clock signal. Data available signal and reverse channel transfer data bit 0 or 4. Host busy signal. Not connected. Not used. DES:EPSON[SP]Stylus[SP]Photo[SP]750. CLS:PRINTER.34 PtrClk PtrBusy/ DataBit-3. Pulled up to +5V via 3. Revision A Table 1-9.Eacj signal is at high level when data is logical 1 and low level when data is logical 0. Pulled up to +5V via 3.7 AckDataReq/ DataBit-2.

“Return GND pin” in the table means twist pair return and is connected to the signal GND level.2µs.Conditions for interface are based on TTL level. However.It is possible to perform the printing test including interface circuit without using equipment from outside when 8-bit data signal(20-27 pin) is set to appropriate word code and connect then forcefully to -ACK and -STRB. 2 0 0 n s : R is e a n d fa ll tim e o f e v e r u in p u t s ig n a ls Figure 1-9. Rise and fall time should be within 0. 2.in M a x . Also. 4.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 NOTE: Following lists “Notes” when using the parallel interface. 1.4 packet mode Off. (Perform the data transmission after confirming that -ACK and BUSY signals are Low) 5. to perform this.o u t M a x . set the IEEE-1284. it is necessary to set “Parallel I/F mode” of EEPROM as normal. Typical Time of Tack Parallel I/F Mode High speed Normal speed Typical time of tack 0. 3. Table 1-10.Refer to figure1-9 for transmission of timing of each signals. Timing Chart Typical time of tack is shown below.5 µS 2 µS Product Description Parallel Interface 17 .Do not perform data transmission ignoring -ACK or BUSY signals. D A T A d a ta b y te n t h o ld ts d a ta b y te n + 1 /S T R B e tu p ts tb tn e x t B U S Y tre a d y tb u s y /A C K tre p ly ta c k tn b u s y tt. Also. Revision A The figure below shows the timing chart of the parallel interface. 1 2 0 n s : R is e a n d fa ll tim e o f e v e r y o u tp u t s ig n a ls tt. these cables are shielded wires and it is effective means to connect to each chassis GND in the PC and printer for electrostatic noise.

3 Serial Interface This section shows specification for serial interface I/F. Product Description Parallel Interface 18 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Following figure shows port arrangement of serial I/F connector. Serial I/F Connector Port Table 1-12. DTR protocol 8-pin mini circular connector Apple System Peripheral-8 cable Figure 1-10. Table 1-11. RxDTxD+ DTR RxD+ In/Out Out In Out In In Out Out In Function Description Synchronous clock Clear to send Transmitt dataSignal ground Receive dataBalanced Transmit+ Data terminal ready Balanced Receive+ Busy Ready State Following table shows timing relation of DTR.G. 1. Connector pin assignment and signals Pin No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Signal Name SCLK CTS TxDS. 1. Serial interface Item Standard Synchronization Bit rate Specification Based on RS-423 Synchronous Approx. X-ON/X-OFF handshaking. DTR protocol Buffer space Less than 3072 bytes More than 5120 bytes X-on/X-off Send X-OFF code Send X-ON code DTR Off On NOTE: In/Out refers to the direction of signal flow from the printer’s point of view.8Mbps • • • • Start bit 1bit Data bit 8bit Parity bit none stop bit 1bit 8 7 6 5 4 3 Word format 2 1 Handshaking Adaptable connector Recommended interface cable X-ON/X-OFF.3. X-ON/X-OFF. Table 1-13.

Cable ground. Connector pin assignment and signals Pin.4 USB(Universal Serial Bus) Interface Following shows specification. Pull up to +3. Maximum power consumption is 100mA.0 „ Universal Serial Bus Device Class Definition for Printing Devices version 1. † Standard: Based on „ Universal Serial Bus Specifications Revision 1.0 † Bit rate: † Data encording: † Adaptable connector: 12Mbyte(Full Speed Device) NRZI USB Series B P in 3 P in 4 P in 2 P in 1 † Recommended cable length: 2 meters Table 1-14.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1.5K ohm resistor. Data Data.3. USB Interface Port Product Description Parallel Interface 19 . No 1 2 3 4 Signal Name VCC -Data +Data Ground I/Out -Bidirectional Bidirectional -Function Description Cable power.3V via 1. Figure 1-11.

4 is supported on the parallel I/F and USB I/F. and one of them is selected according to the value in EEPROM address 0Ah and 0Ch. however. It does provide basic transport-level flow control and multiplexing services.7 IEEE 1284. Caution that the interrupt signal such as the -INIT signal on the parallel interface is not effective while that interface is not selected. even if the printer is in busy state. communication in IEEE1284. Off: Communication is carried out in the conventional mode. the interface sets the DTR signal MARK.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. the printer is in busy state continuously when the input buffer is full. A magnetic string(1284. the printer receives data very slowly. Until a magic string is received. As long as the host sends data or the printer interface is busy state. 1. These interfaces are selected automatically. On: Communication in IEEE1284.4 protocol. Parallel I/F. The multiplexed logical channels are independent of each other and blocking of one has no effect on the others. To prevent hosts from acting this kind of time-out. When the serial interface is not selected. „ Automatic selection In this automatic interface selection mode. By receiving a magic string. Auto: Communication is carried out in the conventional mode until a magic string(1284. the selected interface is let as it is. “Off” and “Auto” are available for each I/F.5 Prevention of data transfer time-out on the host Generally.4 synchronous commands) is discarded.3.4 allows a device to carry on multiple exchanges or conversations which contain data and /or control information with another device at the same time across a single point to point link.4 packet mode is started by receiving a magic string(1284. the serial interface sets the DTR signal SPACE.4 synchronous commands) is received. several bytes per minute. „ Interface state and interface selection When the parallel interface is not selected. The protocol is not.4 protocol The packet protocol described by IEEE1284. other commdands are discarded. 1. The protocol operate over IEEE1284. the interface got into the busy state. Finally. Mac serial I/F and USB I/F.4 packet mode is started. the parallel interface got into the ready state.3. NOTE: The packet protocol of IEEE1284.4 synchronous commands). a device control language.6 Interface selection The printer has 3 built-in interfaces. Three function modes of IEEE1284. hosts abandon data transfer to peripherals when a peripheral is in busy state for dozens of seconds continuously. the printer is initialized to the idle state scanning which interface receives data when it is powered on. the printer is returned to the idle state. Then the interface that receives data first is selected.3. This slowdown starts when the remaining input buffer is less than several hundreds of bytes. Product Description Parallel Interface 20 . When the host stops data transfer and the printer is in the stand-by state for the seconds. “On”. When the printer is initialized or returned to the idle state.

4.3.4 mode for parallel I/F*2. • When the carriage is on the position for exchanging ink cartridge.4. 1. • Start the ink cartridge exchange sequence. “Status printing. P o w e r L E D :G re e n P a p e r o u t L E D :R e d In k O u t ( B la c k ) L E D :R e d Table 1-16. i.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. Product Description Function 21 . move the carriage to carriage exchange position. *2:Not described in the User’s manual. The tables below show their functions and how to enter those functions for each switch. (not open to the users) *3:See the Table in the section “Special Setting Mode”. Refer to “ESC/PV2 Reference Manual” and “ESC/P2 specification” for each command and ESC sequence.e. return it to the home position. Panel functions in normal state Switch Load/Eject (Less than 2 seconds) Load/Eject (for 2 seconds) Cleaning (for 2 seconds) Cleaning (Less than 2 seconds) Function • Load or eject paper • When the carriage is on the position for exchanging ink cartridge. • Start cleaning the print head. • Start special setting mode. The figure below shows the exterior view of the control panel. Control Panel NOTE: *1: Refer to Table 1-17. Table 1-15. • In the condition of “Ink Low” or “No Ink Cartridge”.” on page 22. Panel function with turning on Switch to press when turning on Load/Eject Cleaning Load/Eject + Cleaning Function • Start status-printing.*1 • Change code pages/Select IEEE1284. return it to the home position.4.3 Control Panel There are 2 non-lock type push switches. 1.1 Control Code This printer is operated with the raster graphics control code based on the ESC/P2 control line.2 Bi-directional Command † Remote Setting Command Refer to “Remote Command Specification” for details.1 Switches Since this printer does not have so many switches. start the ink cartridge exchange sequence. 1. each button has several functions.*3 P o w e r S W In k O u t ( C o lo r ) L E D : R e d C le a n in g S W L o a d /E je c t S W Figure 1-12.4 Function 1. 1 lock type push switch and 4 LEDs.4.

and AC power is supplied. Power Lights when the operate switch is “ON”. 3. “Paper Out” indicator blinks for 3 seconds. LED indications enable to find out the proper repair operation. Ink Out (Color) Lights during no Color ink condition. be sure to perform this operation. Paper Out Lights during the paper-out condition. following action is carried out. Since LED indicates the various errors and current printer operations. See the table on the next page for more detailed LED indications. 1. 4. do not perform this operation except for the purpose of canceling the maintenance errors. • Start self test printing. Status printing Content of 35H of EEPROM. Table 1-17. 1. and blinks during the paperjam condition. „ If you replace the waste ink pad regardless of the maintenance error. Ink Out(Black) Lights during no Black ink condition. since this printer does not have EEPROM All Clear function.4. and blinks during the Black ink low condition.4. Action • Print firmware version.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 *1(from the previous page): According to the content of 35H of EEPROM. 1.4 Special Setting Mode C A U T IO N „ Unlike the previous models. ink counter. • Reset the ink overflow counter in EEPROM.5 LED Indications There are 4 LEDs in this printer. After turning the power on while pressing Load/Eject and “Cleaning” switches. selected code page and nozzle check pattern Revision A NOTE: *Waste ink counter value and Timer IC counter value are initialized. [bit7] [bit6] 00 11 01 10 • Start hex-dump printing. By pressing the following switches during this period. and blinks during the Color ink low condition. „ Be sure to replace the waste ink pad located in the lower case. Special setting mode Switch Load/Eject Cleaning (for 10 seconds) Function • Initialize EEPROM* and reset time IC. Table 1-18. 2. one of the following actions is carried out. Product Description Function 22 . when canceling the maintenance error.

Exchanging ink cartridges is required on this state. Product Description Function 23 . it becomes “paper out error” condition. Re-installation of the cartridge upsets the ink level detection and may cause a serious problem to the print head as a result. However.4 protocol. if the printer communicated by IEEE1284. (See “Special Setting Mode” on page -22) *3 -.in the table above means no change. the printer does not become unprintable state. Printer Status displayed on the control panel Indicators Printer Status Power Power on condition Ink sequence Ink cartridge exchange mode Data processing Paper out*1 Paper jam*1 No ink cartridge or Ink out (black) Ink level low (black) No ink cartridge or Ink out (color) Ink level low (color) EEPROM and Timer IC reset*2 Maintenance Request Fatal Error*1 On Blink Blink Blink -------Ink Out (Black) -----Off On Blink --On (for 1 second) Blink On Ink Out (Color) -----Off --On Blink On (for 1 second) Blink On Paper Out ----On Blink ----On (for 1 second) Blink Blink Priority 9 6 5 8 4 3 7 7 7 7 -C A U T IO N Revision A 1. † Ink Out When the printer runs out most of the ink of any one color. sets ERROR signal Low and BUSY signal High and stops receiving the data.6 Errors In this printer. it indicates ink-error and stops printing.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Table 1-19. which is taken out once. When the print runs out the whole ink of any one color. An ink cartridge taken out once should not be used again. Never use or re-install the cartridge. Blink Blink 2 1 † Paper out When the printer fails to load a sheet. The printer becomes unable to print at this time. it becomes “paper jam error” condition. it indicates ink-low warning and keeps printing.4. † Paper Jam When the printer fails to eject a sheet. Re-installation of the used cartridge disturbs the normal ink out detection. the printer goes to the error condition. NOTE: *1 Refer to “Fatal Error” under the “Errors” on page -23. *2 EEPROM reset does not mean to erase all address in EEPROM. when the following conditions are detected.

On this initialization. defective HP detection. † Maintenance request When the total quantity of ink wasted with cleaning and flushing reaches the limit. following actions are performed.4. C A U T IO N Revision A 1. scarcity of lubrication on the carriage shaft etc. the printer indicates this error and stops printing. refer to “Special Setting Mode” on page -22. „ Cap the print head „ Eject paper „ Clear the input buffer „ Clear the print buffer „ Set default values † Software initialization “ESC@” command also initializes the printer. On this initialization. Product Description Function 24 . The counter is added by points and its limit is as follows. The absorber in the printer enclosure should be replaced with a new one by a service person. 418ml † Fatal Errors When the printer detects a problem with controlling the mechanical components or assessing the CG.(if the value is closer to 2700 or not) „ If there is no enough capacity. Be sure to check that the counter value still has enough capacity. or when it recognizes the -INIT signal(negative pulse) on parallel interface.7 Initialization There are 3 types of initialization. it becomes “No ink cartridge error” condition. † Power-on Initialization This printer initializes itself when it is turned on.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 † No Ink Cartridge When the printer detects that ink-cartridge comes off. exchange the waste ink absorber and find out if it is necessary to reset EEPROM or not. „ 37000 point = Approx. etc. „ Clear the print buffer „ Set default values „ When you need to perform test print after the repair service. „ Initialize mechanical components „ Clear the input buffer „ Clear the print buffer „ Set default values † Operator initialization This printer initializes itself when it is turned off and is turned on again within 10 seconds. „ Control Error Defective parallel adjustment. If you need to reset EEPROM. following actions are performed. it becomes “fatal error” condition. „ Logic operation error Shorted circuit. On this initialization. following actions are performed. performing the status-printing(see “Control Panel” on page -21) provides the discharged ink condition from the all ink nozzles and the current value of the waste ink counter. or when it recognizes the cold-reset command (remote RS command).

the items which can be stored are also initialized as initialization setting.1 4 2 9 Figure 1-13. default setting and remote command settings.9 † Printing mode:Text mode (Not raster graphics mode) 25 . Dimension of Stylus Photo 750 Product Description Function 6 0 8 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. † Page position: Page heading location as present paper location † Line spacing: 1/6 inch † Right margin position: 80 lines † Left margin position: first line † Character pitch: 10 CPI 1. among the items of panel setting.4.4.7 4 2 6 0 .1 mm (H) (without sheet support) 2 9 1 .8 Initialization Setting This printer initializes following settings as initialization setting when the initialization is performed.9 mm(D) x 167.9 Physical Specification † Weight: 5. Also.9 7 1 6 7 .2Kg † Dimensions: 429 mm(W) x 260.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. IC1BK02 Name Ink Cartridge(black) Product Description Function 26 .4. Table 1-20. Consumables Classification Consumables IC5CL02 Ink Cartridge(color) No.10 Consumables and options The consumables and options for this printe are following.

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P F M o to r C a r r ia g e M e c h a n is m ( P r in t H e a d ) T im in g B e lt P a p e r L o a d T r ig g e r P u m p „ CR Guide Shaft Since this guide shaft is ecentric shaft. Operating Principles Overview 28 . Paper Feed Mechanism.1. Light Cyan. CR Guide Shaft. when the carriage is around the left edge. † Paper Feed Mechanism This mechanism consists of Paper Feed Motor(PF Motor). it is rotated by the adjust lever and sets the platen gap “0“ or “+”. 48 nozzle x 6 colors(Black. Carriage. Timing Belt. „ CR Motor This motor moves the carriage to the appointed position on the platen for the printing operation by using the timing belt. Operation is performed by the PF motor. „ Carriage Print Head is mounted. Magenta. Cyan. CR Guide Frame and Carriage Home Sensor (HP Sensor). Yellow). Carriage Mechanism. C257PSB and C209PNL). Pump Mechanism and Carriage Lock Mechanism. Paper is set to the hopper. Printer Mechanism † Hopper Drive Mechanism This mechanism is installed at the rear side of the printer and consists of Paper Pick Up Roller. One-way clutch rotates the Pick Up roller for paper loading by using the driving power of the PF motor. 2.1 Printer Mechanism This printer is composed of Print Head. Light Magenta. † Carriage Mechanism This mechanism consists of Carriage Motor(CR Motor).EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A † Print Head Each color 120 DPI. Hopper Drive Mechanism. One-way Clutch and Hopper. Paper Feed Roller Line and Paper Guides. C R M o to r 2. P a p e r F e e d M e c h a n is m C a r r ia g e L o c k M e c h a n is m o p 1 H o p p e r D r iv e M e c h a n is m P u m p M e c h a n is m Figure 2-1. This prevents the print head and print surface from contacting and rubbing.1 Overview This section describes operating principles of the printer mechanism and electric circuit boards (C259Main. PF Roller. Head is mounted at the carriage mechanism.

† Carriage Lock Mechanism This prevents the print head from separating from the cap parts by the shocks from outside. which secures the carriage. Using the motive power from the PF motor.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 † Pump Mechanism This mechanism consists of Pump and Cap parts. and fixes or releases the carriage. „ Pump Parts This part receives motive power from the PF motor and absorbes bubbles and viscous ink on the print head nozzle by using the motor rotation and drains them to the waste ink pad. Revision A Operating Principles Overview 29 . this mechanism controls the lock lever. „ Cap Parts This protects the surface of print head nozzle from being dry or from being attached with dust.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2. the operating principles of C257PSB board and C259 Main board. By the switching operation in the primary side circuit. the head drive circuit is mounted on the print head.2 Operating Principles of Electric Circuit The electric circuit of this printer consists of the following circuits. which removes the high frequency component. Figure 2-2. this direct voltage is led to the Switching Circuit and is performed with switching operation by FET Q1. Output Voltage Voltage +42VDC Usage • Motors • Print Head common voltage • C259Main Control Circuit Logic • C209 PNL Panel Board • Sensors +5VDC In this printer. the power will be turned off after the capping operation is completed. goes to Full Wave Rectifier Circuit and Smoothing Circuit and is converted to DC power supply. and generates and outputs 2 types of voltages which are necessary for the printer operation. Then. then. and also ink leaking. The +42VDC generated at the secondary side is converted to more stabilized +5VDC by the chopping regulator IC located at the secondary side. +42 VDC is generated and stabilized in the secondary side. In this section. even if the switch is turned off in the middle of the printing operation. 2. † C259 Main Control Circuit † C257 PSB Power Supply Circuit † C209 PNL Panel Board Also. Therefore. application of the secondary switch enables the printer to supply the voltage to the power/logic lines at the main board side for at least 30 seconds. AC voltage input from the AC inlet passes through the Filter Circuit at first. even if the power switch is turned off in the middle of the printing operation. Table 2-1. The figure below shows the block diagram of the electric circuit.1 C257 PSB Power Supply Circuit The power supply circuit in the printer uses RCC(Ringing Choke Converter) circuit method. This prevents the print head from being left uncapped and dry. Electric Circuit Block Diagram Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 30 .2.

This circuit shuts down the circuit operation forcefully when the voltage levels drops +36V.This circuit prevents from dropping for constant output voltage. Power Supply Circuit Block Diagram Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 31 . † +5V Line Over Voltage Protection Circuit: This protection circuit is in the same line as +42V over voltage protection circuit is located. +42 VDC +5 VDC ZD53 +5VDC Line Over Voltage Limitation ZD52. † +5V Line Constant Voltage/Constant Current Control Circuit: The output current is monitored by a +5VDC generation switching control IC(IC51). The output level is monitored by two Zener diodes.87 PSC Signal from Main board IC51 +5V Regulator +42VDC Line Over Voltage Limitation ZD81-86.Q31 Abnormal Feed back circuit Over Current Protection F1 AC Input Filter Circiut L1.ZD51 +42VDC Line Constant Control C51 Smoothing Circuit D51 ZD90 +42VDC Lin Drop Limitation Circuit C84. If the voltage level exceeds +48VDC.Q3.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A † +42V Line Constant Voltage Control Circuit: The output level of the +42V line is monitored by a detection circuit consisting of seven Zener diodes.R1-2 C1-C4 Full Wave Rectifier circuit DB1 op03 Figure 2-3. † +42VDC Line Over Voltage Circuit: This circuit is in the same line as +5V line over voltage protection circuit is installed. This information is input to the internal comparator and stabilizes +5V line.Q84 Power Drop Delay Circuit PC1 Photo Coupler TRANS(T1) C11 Smoothing Circuit Q1 Main Switching Circuit Q2. The output voltage level of the +5V line is monitored by a Zener diode. The output voltage level of the +42V line is monitored by a Zener diode. This circuit shuts down the circuit operation forcefully when the voltage level exceeds +9V. which also monitors the output voltage. this circuit stops circuit operation forcefully. † +42VDC Line Drop Limitation Circuit: This protection circuit is in the same line as +42V over voltage protection circuit is located.

USB I/F control CN3 USB Cartridge Sensor P-ROM (IC3) Head CPU C90A05CA CN9 HD FFC CR Motor D-RAM (IC4) CN1 Parallel Batt1 CR1 Q2&Q3 PF Motor Timer Counter (IC8) Common Driver (IC14) Gate Array E05B58** IC2 Buffer (IC9) M-ROM (IC6) E05B588 (IC2) EEPROM (IC7) Reset IC (IC9) Motor Driver (IC11) CN7 CN8 Motor Driver (IC12) Motor Driver (IC13) PROM RAM IC3 IC4 IC6 C90A05 (IC1) Address Data Volume 4/8/16MB. Table 2-2. • • • • • • Motor control Head voltage control EEPROM control Monitoring the sensor Monitoring Timer IC Mac. 4Mbit DRAM 64Mbit Mask ROM • CG 1kBit EEPROM • Default Setting Value • Back-up of various parameter Reset/Timer IC Transceiver IC RS-422/423 Transceiver CR motor drive iC PF/PUMP Motor drive IC Head drive control HIC • Generating head common voltage CN11 CN6 CN4 C209 PNL Mask ROM ASF Sensor Transceiver (IC9) CN2 Mac. and controls the whole printer. Control Circuit Block Diagram 74VHC161284 MEA SN75LBC777 LB1847 A3956ALB CXA2099S Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 32 . Major Elements IC Location IC1 Function 16bit CPU mounted on the control circuit board is driven by 24MHz clock frequency.13 IC14 Figure 2-4.2.Serial I/F. Serial CN5 PE Sensor HP Sensor AT93C46 op04 IC7 RTC-9810SA IC8 IC9 IC10 IC11 IC12.1 Major Elements Major elements used in C259 main control circuit board are below.2. 2.2. The figure below shows the block diagram of C259 main control circuit.2 C259 Main Control Circuit Printer mechanism is controlled by C259 main board. running direction parallel I/F. Bus width 16 bit EEPROM • Program or program +CG(k character generator) Bus width 16 bit.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2.

Also.2 Reset Circuit Reset circuit consists of reset/timer IC(IC8) and peripheral elements.5V. The reset/timer IC prevents the CPU from running away. which is caused by the unstable voltage(+5VDC line voltage is less than +4. IC 1 C90A05 /RES IC 8 RTC-9810 +42 VIN VDD /VDT FRST /RST VBK GND CE SCLK DATA IC 2 E05B588 B1 10 3 2 29 24 25 /NMI MRES /RESET Figure 2-5. IC sends the reset signal to the CPU and gate array when +42VDC line voltage is less than +35.3V) in the logic line during the power ON/OFF operation. Reset Circuit Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 33 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2.2.2.

A PE sensor determines if there is a paper in the printer. Based on the signal from this sensor. † Thermistor Sensor (TH) This sensor is mounted on the print head board and measures the temperature around the head. An ASF sensor detects the position of return lever when the power is turned on. a particular page edge treatment such as Microweave printing is performed.2.2. etc. It is used for managing printing position and cleaning. The sensor detects if the cartridge is installed or not.3 Sensor Circuit The following sensor circuits are mounted on the C259 Main Control Circuit. Sensor Circuit Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 34 . † HP Sensor HP sensor uses the photo interrupter method. changing PZT drive voltage(VH) slightly according to changes of environmental temperature. It keeps stable printing quality. † PE Sensor PE sensor uses the photo interrupter method. A HP sensor detects the carriage home position. and causes the paper to be picked up by the pick up roller fro the normal initial position. † Black/Color Cartridge Sensor(COB/COC) Cartridge sensor uses the mechanical method. † ASF Sensor ASF sensor uses the photo interrupter method. IC 2 E05B58** SWA0 97 +5V ASF +5V +5V ASFV GND CN4 ASF +5V +5V HPV GND HP SWA1 98 +5V CN5 HP +5V +5V PEV GND PE SWA2 99 +5V CN6 PE SWC0 SWC1 COB coc GND CN9 CPU AN0 THM op06 Figure 2-6.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2.

EEPROM Control Circuit Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 35 . The timer keeps record of how long the printer is OFF and uses it information to judge it the initial cleaning should be performed or not when the power it turned ON next time.2.5 EEPROM Control Circuit This printer uses non-volatile memory EEPROM(IC7).6 Head Drive Circuit Head drive circuit of this printer consists of the following circuits. and generates drive wave which will be charged to each PZT. † Driven voltage wave form circuit This circuit consists of HIC(IC14) and terminal transistor.4 Timer Circuit The timer of this printer uses reset/timer IC(IC8).2.2. When turning the power ON.2. 2. Common Drive Circuit Figure 2-7.2. „ Ink Consumption Counter (black/color) „ Frequency of Cleaning „ Destination Data „ CPSI Pass Word „ Other various setting values +42 F1 CXA20996(IC14) 22 VCC45 Vcc45_2 A0 NPNB A1 FB A2 PNPB A3 CLK1 CLK2 /FLOOR VCC5 /RST DATA DCLK /E VOUTGND 23 20 18 16 +5 24 CN9 27 26 25 24 23 VHV COM COM COM COM 22 14 21 20 19 GND2 GND2 GND2 GND2 E05B58**(IC2) VHCTL SWC0 HWA0 SWC1 HWA1 HLAT HWA2 HWA3 HNCHG HWCLK1 HWCLK2 HCLK /HWFLR IECLK /HWRST HWSDATA HSI1 HWSCLK HSI2 /HWSLAT HSI3 190 189 184 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 12 11 10 9 8 7 3 +5 TMP95C061(IC1) AN0 105 18 17 15 13 6 4 GND GND GND GND GND GND 1 2 5 16 14 BCO CCO LAT NCHG CLK SI1 SI2 SI3 SI4 SI5 SI6 THM +5V AT93C46 (IC7) 8 6 5 Vcc ORG GND CS SK DI 1 2 3 206 205 204 203 E05B58** (IC2) EECS EECK EECO EECI op08 HSI4 HSI5 HSI6 DO 4 op07 Figure 2-8.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2.2. EEPROM outputs data to the gate array(IC2) and records the data when turning the power OFF. 2. The data in the IC is backed up by the lithium battery. The data which EEPROM will record are followings.

Paper Feed (Pump) Motor Drive Circuit Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 36 . Each drive waveform generated in the drive voltage wave form circuit is charged to the selected nozzle by this circuit with PZT elements.2. then.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 † Driver on the head The driver on the head is Nozzle-selector drive circuit. PFIA0 PFIA1 PFIA2 PFPHAA PFIB0 PFIB1 PFIB2 PFPHAB 8 9 10 11 4 5 6 14 9 8 7 2 A3956(IC12) D0 D1 D2 PHASE REF PFD OUTA OUTB VBB VCC 10 15 +5 7 1 E05B58**(IC2) A3956(IC13) 14 9 D0 D1 D2 PHASE REF PFD OUTA OUTB VBB VCC 10 15 C90A05 (IC1) 8 7 DA1 112 5 + 6 7 2 1 Current Detection M6252(IC16) 1 3 CN8 A /A Rotor 2 4 B /B Figure 2-9. This motor uses 4-phase 200-pole Hybrid type stepping motor and drives constant current bi-pola.7 Paper Feed (Pump) Motor (PF/Pump Motor) Drive Circuit IC12 and IC13 on the control circuit board drive PF/PUMP motor. printing is performed. Revision A 2.2.

Carriage Motor Drive Circuit Operating Principles Operating Principles of Electric Circuit 37 . 4-phase 200-pole Hybrid type stepping motor is used as a CR Motor and is driven by bi-pola constant drive control.2.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 2.8 Carriage Motor(CR Motor) Drive Circuit CR motor is driven by IC11 mounted on the C259 main control board. E05B58**(IC2) CRIA0 CRIA1 CRIA2 CRIA3 CRIB0 CRIB1 CRIB2 CRIB3 CRPHAA CRPHAB CRENBA CRENBB 193 194 195 196 200 199 198 197 191 202 192 201 27 16 LB1847(IC11) 25 IA1 24 IA2 23 IA3 22 IA4 18 IB1 19 IB2 20 IB3 21 IB4 OUTA OUTA7 6 PHASE1 OUTB PHASE2 OUTB- 9 8 26 ENBL1 17 ENBL2 Vref1 Vref2 C90A05 (IC1) DA0 111 3 + 2 1 2 13 Current Detection M6252(IC15) 1 3 CN7 A /A Rotor 2 4 op10 B /B Figure 2-10.2.

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EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 3. Sensor Check Point Sensor Name Check Point Signal Level Less than 0. and repair of the components. Refer to the flowchart below and perform repairing the component after separating the defective units. repair and replacement of the assemblies and units.7V ASF Sensor CN6/ Pin 1 and 2 More than 2. Table 3-2. Troubleshooting Flowchart Table 3-1.4V U n it L e v e l T r o u b le s h o o tin g Switch Mode Open (Out of HP range) Close (Within HP range) Open (Paper exists) Close (No paper) Open (Paper Feed Roller home position) Close (Out of home position) 10 K (at 24 °C) S T A R T Less than 0.1 Overview This section describes how to identify and troubleshoot the problems when repairing the printer by dividing the troubles into two levels.8 Ohms ±10% (at 25 °C/one phase) PF Motor CN8 Troubleshooting Overview 39 .7V HP Sensor CN4/Pin 1 and 2 More than 2. Coil Resistance Motor CR Motor Location CN7 Check Point Pin 1 and 3 Pin 2 and 4 Pin 1 and 3 Pin 2 and 4 Resistance 7.8 Ohms ± 10% (at 25 °C/one phase) 8.4V Thermistor (THM) Black cartridge sensor (COB) Color cartridge sensor (COC) Head side CN9/ Pin 3 and 4 Head side CN9/ Pin 1 and 4 Head side CN9/ Pin 2 and 4 Analog signal U n it R e p a ir (P S B /P S E ) U n it R e p a ir ( M a in b o a r d ) U n it R e p a ir ( P r in te r M e c h a n is m ) Open (Cartridge is installed) Close (No Cartridge) Open (Cartridge is installed) Close (No Cartridge) D is a s s e m b le a n d A d ju s tm e n t E N D Figure 3-1.4V Less than 0. Motor.7V PE Sensor CN5/Pin 1 and 2 More than 2.

Replace with a new ink cartridge. Replace with a new ink cartridge. (See“Special Setting Mode” on page -22) Turn Off and back On the printer. Replace the waste ink pad and reset EEPROM and Timer IC. Ink End / No Cartridge (black) -- -- On -- Ink End / No Cartridge (color) -- -- -- On Ink Low (black) Ink Low (color) --- --- Blink -- -Blink Maintenance Request Blink Blink Blink Blink Fatal Error Blink Blink On On Troubleshooting Overview 40 . repair the related units. Close the cartridge cover correctly or replace the ink cartridge with new one.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 3-3. If it does not recover. Error Indication LED Indication Condition Power No Paper Paper Jam --Paper Check On Blink Ink End (Black) -Off Ink End (Color) -Off Remedy Set papers Removed the jammed paper Close the cartridge cover correctly or replace the ink cartridge with new one.

You are to identify the faulty unit based on the primary symptom listed in the Table3-4. E x c h a n g e th e p o w e r s u p p ly b o a r d E N D Figure 3-2. Abnormal Control Panel 4 5 E x c h a n g e th e m a in b o a rd . After this.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 1. • Abnormal printing. • LED indicates error. Flowchart 1 Troubleshooting Unit Level Troubleshooting 41 . • Printer mechanism does not operate at all. Abnormal printing operation. No responds from the printer. Flow Chart 1 2 3 Is th e o u tp u t v o lta g e o f p o w e r s u p p ly n o r m a l? Y E S N O Is th e fu s e (F 1 ) o f p o w e r s u p p ly b o a rd o p e n e d ? N O C h e c k o u tp u t v o lta g e o f C N 2 in th e p o w e r s u p p ly b o a r d . C h e c k th h e a d . 3. Error is detected. Symptoms and Corresponding Flow Chart Symptom Printer does not operate. • Page heading position is not right. Y E S E x c h a n g e D is c o n n e c th e m a in b tu rn th e p o a g a in . Printer does not operate. t C N 1 0 in o a rd a n d w e r o n N O Y E S Is th e fu s e o p e n d a g a in ? Paper Feeding is not performed correctly. • Paper jam occurs.4 Unit Repair and find and replace the defective parts. Cause • No LED goes ON. th e fu s e . even after pressing switches. • Bad printing quality.2 Unit Level Troubleshooting This section contains the flow charts which are used to isolate the faulty unit by following the flow chart according to the problem caused during replacing or repairing the unit. R e r e p a ir ite p r in te r m e m o fe r to m o f e c h a to r a n d th e th e n is m . Table 3-4. • Printing is not performed. S T A R T Is A C p o w e r v o lta g e n o r m a l? Y E S N O In p u t n o rm a l p o w e r s u p p ly . refer to 3. • Abnormal paper feeding.

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P e r fo r m s e lfte s t p r in tin g

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Y e s

T u r n o ff th e p r in te r , a n d m o v e th e c a r r ia g e b y h a n d .

Is p r in tin g c a r r ie d o u t O .K ? Y E S Is p r in t q u a lity n o r m a l?

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R e p la c e th e in k c a r tr id g e w ith a n e w o n e .

D o e s th e c a r r ia g e m o v e s m o o th ly ? Y e s C h e c k C R e p la c e b o a r d if p r o b le m . R m o to r. th e m a in th e r e is n o

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C o n n e c t th e m .

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p la c e th e in k r tr id g e w ith a n e w e a n d p e rfo rm lf- te s t.

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Y E S N O

Is th e p r o b le m s o lv e d ?

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C h e c k th e in k c a r tr id g e s e n s o r a n d r e p la c e t h e h e a d if it 's u b n o r m a l.

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th e l p a n e l e c te d N O c tly ? C o n n e c t th e c o n tro l p a n e l c o r r e c tly .

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3.3 Unit Repair (Power Supply Board)
This section describes the problems related to the power supply board. The table below provides various symptoms, likely causes, and checkpoints. The checkpoints refer to waveforms, resistance, and other values to check to evaluate the operation of each component. Table 3-5. Repair of the Power Supply Board
Sympto m Condition Cause F1 is open. Trans T1 is open. Check point Check F1 is normal or not by using a multimeter. Check T1 is normal or not by using a multimeter. Check the drain wave. Solution Replace F1. Replace T1. Sympto m

Table 3-6. Repair of the Power Supply Board
Condition Cause Check point Check the output wave(pin 8). Solution

The printer does not operate at all.

+5VDC line does not work.

IC51(FA36 35A) is broken.

Replace IC51.

FET(Q1) is broken. The printer does not operate at all. +42VDC line does not work. Check the collector wave.

Replace Q1.

Q2 or Q3 is broken.

Replace Q2 or Q3.

PC1 is broken.

Replace PC1.

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Replace T1.7. Replace IC8. CPU is broken. CPU does not work.4 Repair of the Control Board This section describes the problems related to the power supply board. If PHASE signal is not input. Replace IC12 or 13. Troubleshooting Repair of the Control Board 45 . IC2 is broken. IC14 is broken. Repair of the Control Board Sympto m Condition Cause Check point Check +5VDC line(Pin 7 of IC8) and reset signal (Pin 2 of IC8). The table below provides various symptoms. Replace Q2 or Q3. Solution Sympto m Table 3-8. 8. replace IC. IC12 & 13 are broken. and other values to check to evaluate the operation of each component. Replace Q1. Check the signal waveform Pin 88 of IC1. PF motor does not rotate. Repair of the Control Board Condition Cause Check point Check the PHASE(Pin 16 and 27) of IC11 and signal waveform of OUT(Pin 6. The printer does not operate at all. Replace IC11. likely causes. The checkpoints refer to waveforms. Check the PHASE(Pin 7) of IC 12 and 13. RAM is broken. Table 3-7.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 3. resistance. Solution Reset circuit is broken. and 9). and signal waveform of OUT(Pin 10 and 15). /RESET Carriage does not operate correctly. ROM is not selected correctly. IC2 is broken. and checkpoints. 5V ×²Ý Replace IC8. Abnormal paper feed. CPU does not work. Check that the waveform of Pin 11 of IC3 reverses High/Low.

Repair of the Control Board Sympto m Condition Cause Check point Check the signal waveform of DATA(Pin 29) of IC14 and Common NPNB/PNPB(Pin 16/19).EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 3-9. If DATA is not input. Solution Abnormal printing IC12 is broken. Troubleshooting Repair of the Control Board 46 . Replace IC14. IC14 is broken. replace IC2.

Remove any foreign objects. (see Table 3-1. Defective pump absorption. Check the tube visually. Exchange the tube. Table 3-10. Solution Remove any foreign objects.5 Unit Repair (Printer Mechanism) This section provides instruction for repairing mechanism. Check if there is any foreign substances on the carriage path. checkpoints. Select appropriate symptom from the the table and check each parts and its function as describes in the checkpoint. Check the inner coil resistance and see if there is any disconnection of the coil.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 3. Repair the tension mechanism or replace it. Check the inner coil resistance and see if there is any disconnection of the coil. Carriage movement is not smooth. Coil Resistance. Troubleshooting Unit Repair (Printer Mechanism) 47 . Check the tension of the timing belt. “Motor. Repair of the Printer Mechanism Symptom Condition Cause Foreign substances are loaded in the CR drive gears. The pump tube is crashed. It describes various problems.” on page 39) Check the tube visually. Table 3-11. Repair of the Printer Mechanism Symptom Condition Cause Foreign substances are loaded in the PF gears. The PF motor is defective. Exchange the CR motor. Solution Carriage operation is abnormal when tuning on the power. Used ink does not drain to the waste ink pad. symptom. Check Point Check visually if there is any substances or not. Exchange the tube. Change the cap mechanism. (Table 3-1. The CR motor is defective. and solutions. The cap is damaged or deformed. Exchange the PF motor. “Motor. Abnormal Pump Mechanism Abnormal carriage operation. Carriage operation is abnormal during the printing operation.” on page 39) Manually move the carriage and check if it moves smoothly. Abnormal PF motor operation when the power is turned on. Coil Resistance. Remove any foreign objects. Check Point Manually drive the PF drive gear and check if it rotates normally. likely causes.

Head Unit is defective. Check the printing quality after performing the cleaning several times. Check the printing quality after performing the cleaning several times. Check Point Perform cleaning several times and check the print quality. if the print quality does not recover. Check connection with the head FFC. Replace I/C. Repair of the Printing Mechanism Symptom Condition Cause Head FFC is out of connection. Check Point Check visually if the head FFC on the board or carriage is connected firmly. Absorber in the cap is touching the head surface. Printing is not performed. I/C is defective. FFC is disconnected inside. head FFC. Perform cleaning. Repair of the Printing Mechanism Condition Cause Print head surface is not clean. Install the new I/C and perform self-test. Troubleshooting Unit Repair (Printer Mechanism) 48 . Visually check the condition of the head absorber. Replace the head unit. Black specks or dots. Abnormal printing Head unit is defective. Sometime printing is not performed. Only a particular dot causes abnormal printing. Check the FFC Replace the by using a tester. Replace the head unit. The head unit is defective. I/C is defective. If the condition does not improve even after 2 or 3 times of cleaning operation. Print head surface is not clean. If the condition does not improve even after 2 or 3 times of cleaning operation. The head FFC is out of connection. Check if the head FFC on the board or carriage is connected surely. replace the head unit and perform the self-test. Carriage moves but no printing is performed. Replace the head. Install new I/C and perform the self-test. if it does not recover after performing cleaning. Solution Perform cleaning. Connect Head FFC firmly. Check the FFC Replace the by using a tester. Replace I/C. Solution Symptom Table 3-13.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 3-12. Connect FFC properly. Abnormal Printing Head Unit is defective. FFC is disconnected inside. Head FFC is out of connection. Replace the absorber in the cap if it is deformed. replace the head unit and perform the self-test. Connect FFC properly. FFC. Install new I/C and perform the self-test. Replace the head if there is no connection problem with the FFC.

Install the new I/C and perform self-test. Head angle is not correct. Refer to Chapter 5 “Adjustment”. Printer stops during initialization. Replace the ASF. Replace I/C. Replace the PF roller if it does not recover.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 3-14. Check Point Perform Bi-D adjustment. Check the movement of the ASF hopper visually. Symptom Table 3-15. Perform cleaning several times and check the print quality. Repair of the Printer Mechanism Condition Paper is not fed. CR motor is defective. ASF sensor is defective. Dot shooting direction is tilted because head surface is not clean. Replace ASF sensor. Perform Platen Gap adjustment. Perform head angle adjustment. Check if the PF motor cable is connected. Check the signal level of the PE sensor. Paper is not fed. Replace the CR motor if there is no problem in the cable connection. Abnormal Paper Feeding. PF motor is defective. Troubleshooting Unit Repair (Printer Mechanism) 49 . Abnormal Paper Feeding. Friction of the PF roller. Solution Refer to Chapter 5 “Adjustment”. HP sensor is defective. Clean the PF roller by the cleaning sheet. Check if the PF roller rotates when paper is not fed. Cause Malfunction of ASF drive change-over. Abnormal Printing. Replace the PF motor if there is no problem in the cable connection. Check Point Check if the ASF gear rotates visually. Replace PE sensor. Check the CR motor cable is connected. Head unit is broken. Replace the head unit. PE sensor is defective. Platen gap is not right. Connect the head FFC. I/C is defective. Check the signal level of the ASF sensor. Fatal error appears. Head unit is defective. Friction of the PF roller. Check if the head FFC is connected. Head FFC is disconnected. Clean the PF roller by the cleaning sheet. Repair of the Printer Mechanism Symptom Condition A vertical line is not aligned. Abnormal operation of the hopper. Check the signal level of the HP sensor. Solution Replace the gears of the ASF drive change-over. Perform the cleaning operation. Replace the PF roller if it does not recover. Check if the PF roller slips during the paper feeding. White line appears in the imaged data. Cause Bi-directional alignment is not adjusted. Page heading position is wrong. Refer to Chapter 5 “Adjustment”.

&+$37(5 7 DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY .

1 Precautions A lithium battery is installed on the main board of this printer for backing up the system clock.2 Tools Use only specified tools to avoid damaging the printer.1. Be sure to observe the following instructions when servicing the battery: 1. „ Handle with care for the electric parts inside of the printer. „ A lithium battery is installed on the main board of this printer.2) Nipper Supplier EPSON EPSON EPSON EPSON EPSON Parts No. Any adjustment required after disassembling the units are described under the heading “Required Adjustment”. „ Since the fan inside of the printer interior does not have a cover. B743800200 B743800400 B740500100 B741000100 B776702201 „ Disconnect the power cable before disassembling or assembling. Danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. C A U T IO N Tweezers Thickness gage Disassembly and Assembly Overview 51 . read precautions below before starting. disassembly units or components can be reassembled by reversing the disassembly procedure.1.1 Overview This section describes procedures for disassembling the main components of EPSON Stylus Photo750. Ne remplacer que par une pile du même type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par le fabricant. since electrostatic may damage the elements.1) Phillips Screw Driver (No. Eliminer les piles déchargées selon les lois et les règles de sécurité en vigueur.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. C A U T IO N Risque d’explosion si la pile est remplacée incorrectment. 3. Unless otherwise specified. Also. Mishandling the battery may cause explosion or short. Tools Name Phillips Screw Driver (No. Precautions for any disassembly or assembly procedures are described under the heading “Caution”. Do not heat the battery or put it near the fire. do not touch it when it is running. W A R N IN G 4. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacture. Read carefully the following precautions. Table 4-1. C A U T IO N 4. Do not install the battery in the wrong direction. Do not get the battery shorted. Dispose of used batteried according to government laws and regulations. 2.

Check List Classification Adjustment Item Specified Adjustment Check Point Are all the adjustment done correctly? Status † Checked † Not necessary † † † † † † † † † † Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Carriage Mechanism Main Unit † Is the operation normal? † † Is the printing successful? † Is ink discharged normally from all † nozzle? † † Does it move smoothly? † Is there any abnormal noise in its † operation? † Is there any dirt or foreign objects † on the CR guide shaft? † † Is the CR motor at the correct temperature? (Not too hot?) † † Is paper advanced smoothly? • No paper jamming? † • No paper skew? • No multiple feeding? • No abnormal noise? Is the PF Motor at correct temperature? Is the paper path free of all obstructions? † Checked † Not necessary Paper Feeding Mechanism † † † † Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Disassembly and Assembly Overview 52 . Table 4-2.3 Work Completion Check If any service is made to the printer.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4.1. Check List Classifi -cation Item Self-test On-line test Print head Check Point Status Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Checked Not necessary Other Packing Protective materials Attachment. to confirm that all works are completed properly and the printer is ready to return to the user. use the checklist shown below. Accessories Ink Cartridge Function ROM version Version: Are the ink cartridge installed correctly? Have all relevant protective materials been attached to the printer? Have all relevant items been included in the package? Lubrication Lubrication Is the amount of lubrication made correctly? Are all the lubrication made at the specified points? Table 4-3.

A s s e m b ly .P F R e m o v a l A S F . Flowchart Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 53 . A s s e m b ly R e m o v a l R o lle r . A s s e m b ly R e m o v a l C a r r ia g e .A R e m o v a l P u m p A s s e m b ly . R e m o v a l R o lle r . A s s e m b ly . C a p A s s e m b ly R e m o v a l M o to r . P F R e m o v a l S e n s o r . A s s e m b ly . L D (R /L ) R e m o v a l Figure 4-1. P E R e m o v a l S e n s o r.2 Disassembly The flowchart below shows step-by step disassembly procedures. H P R e m o v a l P a p e r F e e d R o lle r A s s e m b ly . A s s e m b ly . C R R e m o v a l M o to r A s s e m b ly . S T A R T H o u s in g R e m o v a l B o a r d A s s e m b ly R e m o v a l P r in te r M e c h a n is m R e m o v a l C a r tr id g e S e n s o r R e m o v a l C o n tro l P a n e l R e m o v a l P r in t H e a d R e m o v a l A b s o rb e r T ra y . A s s e m b ly .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4.

1 Housing Removal Since this printer has no lower housing.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. C H E C K P O IN T Pull the front edge of the upper housing while lifting up the upper housing to remove it. Open the printer cover and set the PG adjust lever on the right-hand side to (+) position. U p p e r H o u s in g 2. Remove 4 screws and remove the upper housing. Figure 4-2. Housing Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 54 . 1. the printer mechanism is exposed just by removing the upper housing. C A U T IO N Be careful not to pinch the cable with the posts of the upper housing when reinstalling it.2.

6. (“Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. M/B”. M/B”.2 Circuit Boards Removal Refer to “Check Point” and “Adjustment Required” on the next page. remove each screw securing the each board (C259Main: 10 screws. 4. Slightly pull out the “Shield Plate. M/B Removal 3. Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 55 . 4. M/B”. and remove each board.2. M/B” from the printer mechanism. M /B Figure 4-3. Disconnect all the cables from the connectors on the C259 main board. Shield Plate. Fully separate “Shield Plate. Remove the upper housing. When removing each board unit from “Shield Plate. disconnect cables connected to the C259 main board. 1. M A IN B o a rd (C 2 5 9 M A IN ) P o w e r S u p p ly B o a r d (C 2 5 7 P S B ) [C a b le H o ld e r s ] S H IE L D P L A T E . Figure 4-4. M /B S H IE L D P L A T E . C259 Main Removal NOTE: When removing C257PSB.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. C257PSB: 4 screws). Remove 5 screws securing the “Printer Mechanism” to the “Shield plate. M/B” and remove the cable holder installed on the “Shield Plate.

A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D After replacing C259 Main Board. perform the following adjustments. Also. Head Angular Adjustment (See “Head Angular Adjustment” on page -84 3. 1.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A C H E C K P O IN T Unlock the connector CN6 and CN7 before disconnecting them. be sure to lock them when reconnecting them. Head ID Writing (See “Head Voltage ID Adjustment” on page -83) 2. Bi-D Adjustment (See “Bi-D Adjustment” on page -86) Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 56 .

2.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. P a n e l 2. Remove the upper housing. Remove FFC from the connector on the C209PNL board. Assembly”. 4. L e ft Figure 4-5. A s s e m b ly H o u s in g . S ta c k e r . Assembly. Remove 2 screws securing the control panel. 3. Left” to the printer mechanism. Control Panel Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 57 . P a n e l. Panel. C H E C K P O IN T P a n e l A s s e m b ly By removing the control panel. Remove one screw securing the “Housing. Remove 2 screws securing the “Board.(See“Housing Removal” on page -54) B o a r d A s s e m b ly . Panel” to the printer mechanism. P a n e l 1.3 Control Panel Removal S h ie ld P la te . then remove C209PNL board from the “Panel. since it is held by the control panel assembly. 5. then remove the control panel from the printer mechanism. the stacker assembly can be also detached from the printer mechanism.

A s s e m b ly . Remove one screw securing the “Absorber Tray. Assembly.4 Absorber Tray. Remove the upper housing.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. Absorber Tray. Assembly. Assembly. 4. S ta c k e r" to th e b a c k o f p r o je c tio n Figure 4-6. T ra y [P r o je c tio n s ] W a s te In k P a d A s s e m b ly C H E C K P O IN T After installing the “Absorber Tray.A” by pulling it downward. Assembly.A Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 58 . (See “Control Panel Removal” on page -57) 3. " R o lle r . E x it" S h a ft F r o n t s id e S to p p e r.A Removal 1. Assembly. when replacing the “Absorber Tray. be sure that 2 points of “Stopper Stacker” installed on the exit roller shaft are pushed back to the back of the rear side of protrusion of “Absorber Tray.A” to the right side of the printer mechanism. Remove “Spacer Tray” securing “Absorber Tray.A” or absorber(ink pad) inside. (See “Special Setting Mode” on page -22) S p a c e r. Remove the control panel. Assembly” at the left side of the printer mechanism and remove “Absorber Tray. C A U T IO N S e c tio n ( A ) Be sure to reset the waste ink counter. Assembly.A”. S ta c k e r P u s h "S to p p e r.A”.2.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. Assembly.

Remove “Cover. remove the “Fastner. Remove the “Torsion Spring. C” from the carriage assembly. Remove black and color ink cartridges. 7. 67. Remove the “Head FFC” installed to the carriage assembly. T o r s io n S p r in g . 4.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. Remove the “Head FFC” from the connector on the driver board of print head unit. 49” and one screw.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. 5.2” toward the front side of the printer and release the carriage lock mechanism. Rotate “Gear. Head”.1 Print Head Removal 1. Cartridge. Print Head Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 59 . Then. 3.5 Printer Mechanism Removal F la t C a b le 4. and remove the “Print Head Unit” form the carriage. Remove the upper housing. B” and “Cover. move the carriage assembly to the left side. 4 9 P r in th e a d U n it F a s tn e r. Then. 6.2.5. H e a d Figure 4-7. Cartridge.2.

1. C A U T IO N „ Install the new cartridge before sending the printer back to the user. Ink Initial Charge (See “Initial Ink Charge” on page -88) 2. Head ID Writing (See “Head Voltage ID Adjustment” on page -83) 3. „ When you return the printer to the user. be sure that the fixing pin at the carriage side is correctly located into the cut out of the printhead unit. since the ink cartridge once taken out can not be used again. Print Head Installation Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 60 . (There are 2 fixing pins on the carriage.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A C H E C K P O IN T „ Be sure that the grounding plate is installed to the carriage correctly. Perform the following adjustment after replacing the print head. Head Angular Adjustment (See “Head Angular Adjustment” on page -84) T h is s h o u ld c o n ta c t th e C R b u s h A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D P o s itio n n in g P in P o s itio n n in g P in C R A s s e m b ly P r in th e a d U n it Figure 4-8. „ After installing the print head to the carriage. pack the printer in the state that the ink cartridges are installed in the printer and carriage is in the home position.

“Cap Assembly” is still connected to the “Pump Assembly” by the ink tube. Remove “Absorber Tray. (See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. (See “Control Panel Removal” on page -57) 3. Release one hook securing “Pump Assembly” to the frame. Head” by bare hand. Assembly” to the frame. Remove one hook securing the “Cap Assembly” at the right side of the frame. be careful for following points. Assembly/Cap. Assembly. Exit” and side frame. 9. Head”.2 Pump. Assembly.A Removal” on page -58) 4. Remove the upper housing. Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 61 . 7. Assembly” and “Pump Assembly” Removal „ Be careful not to damage the rubber part of the cap. Remove the control panel. • Do not touch the “Cleaner. Head” installed at “Pump Assembly”.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4.2. Loosen 2 screws and disengage the “Frame.A” (See “Absorber Tray. “Cap. Remove 2 screws securing the “Pump.5. • When installing “Cleaner. its black rubber side should face to the right side of the frame. and release the engagement with the frame by lifting up the right side of “Cap Assembly”. C A U T IO N P U M P A S S E M B L Y L o o s e n s c re w a n d lift u p th e e x it fr a m e U n h o o k 3 h o o k s a n d re m o v e th e c a p a s s e m b ly C A P A S S E M B L Y R e m o v e 2 s c re w s a n d u n h o o k th e h o o k s to r e m o v e th e p u m p a s s e m b ly Figure 4-9.) 8. Sand up the printer mechanism so that you can see the bottom of the printer mechanism. 6. 5. Use globe and tweezers. Assembly. (However. Assembly Removal 1. „ When handling the “Cleaner. Pull out the “Cap Assembly” toward the bottom of the printer mechanism. and move the “Pump Assembly” to left and remove it.

(At this time. Assembly” and “Cap. Assembly”. Assembly” toward the right direction of the frame”) In k T u b e R o u tin g O K ( In k tu b e g o e s b e h in d o f th e c a p a s s e m b ly ) V ie w e d fr o m fro n t C le a n e r . Assembly” Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 62 . Assembly”. rotate the “Gear.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A C H E C K P O IN T „ Since there is a spring inside the pump assembly. Component Parts of “Pump.2” and check if the cleaner part moves back and forth. Ink Tube P u m p C o m p o n e n ts A s s e m b ly O r d e r Figure 4-10. 67. which is connected between “Pump. H e a d ( T h e in k tu b e is o n th e p a r t o f th e c a p a s s e m b ly ) N G Figure 4-11. „ After installing the “Pump. be careful of the spring popping out. „ When assembling. hold the “Cap. be careful not to pinch or give pressure to the ink tube.

CR”. Assembly. Rotate “Gear. CR”. D r iv e n T im in g B e lt O u ts id e s id e fr a m e T h e p r o je c tio n s o f m o to r a s s e m b ly m u s t lo c a te in s id e th e h o le s In s id e s id e fr a m e H o ld e r . Timing Belt Removal 4. and remove “Motor. S p r in g .2” toward the front of the printer and disengage the “Carriage Lock Mechanism”.2. Push “Holder. 3. Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 63 . Assembly. Motor. Assembly. C H E C K P O IN T After replacing “Motor.6 P u lle y . Assembly. Assembly. D r iv e n Figure 4-13. move the carriage to the center of the platen. C o n p r e s s io n . Pulley. (See “Bi-D Adjustment” on page -86) When installing “Motor. A s s e m b ly . perform Bi-D adjustment.3 Motor. Driven” to loosen the timing belt and detach the timing belt from the pulley of the CR motor. Then. Remove the upper housing. 67. be sure that 2 projections of the motor bracket are inserted to the holes of the frame. Remove 2 screws securing the motor.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. CR”. CR Removal 1. 1 9 . P u lle y .5. CR Removal A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Figure 4-12.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2.

67. 2 1 . Assembly. PF Installation C o m b in a tio n G e a r .4 „ Gear.4 Motor Assembly PF Removal 1. 8.A Removal” on page -58) 3. PF” from the frame and slide the motor shaft to a larger cut out of the frame and remove it. Motor.A”. PF Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 64 . 6 7 . Assembly. 8 . PF”.8 . Remove the following gears which are located at the left side of the printer mechanism.14. P F ( b e h in d th e fr a m e ) C a b le D ir e c tio n C o m p r e s s io n S p r in g .(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. M o to r .4 P u t th e m o to r s h a ft o n c e in a la r g e r h o ld th e n s lid e it to a s m a lle r h o le Figure 4-15. PF”.6 G e a r.2.21. (See “Absorber Tray.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. 3 6 L o c k R in g Figure 4-14. Remove the hexagon nut and ”Motor.9 M o to r .8. Assembly. C H E C K P O IN T 4. slightly pull out the “Motor. Assembly. Remove the upper housing. Assembly. 1 4 .6 „ Combination gear. 36 „ When removing the “Motor. P F H e x a g o n a l N u t G e a r. Assembly. Assembly. A s s e m b ly . 8. first. „ Gear.2 C o m b in a tio n G e a r . 0 . Remove “Absorber Tray.2 „ Combination gear. A s s e m b ly . Motor. PF”. Assembly.5. 8 . „ Be careful for the routing direction of the cable from the “Motor.

Assembly Removal 1. Assembly”.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. Fixing. Especially. 4. Assembly”. there is a danger of short-circuit and possibly causes hazardous problem such as overheating or burning of components. CR” and one screw securing “ASF. C R „ When assembling “ASF. Remove a “Shaft. Fixing. be sure that no cables are pinched between “ASF Assembly” and frame. 3.2. Release the hook and remove “Gear. T h e p r o je c tio n s o f A S F m u s t b e in th e s e h o le s C A U T IO N Figure 4-16. Assembly”.34” from the roller shaft of “ASF. Remove the “ASF Assembly” from the mechanism by detaching the projection at the left of “ASF Assembly” from the hole of the mechanism. if the cables from the motor is pinched. make sure that “ASF. CR” *CR motor side: CBS Screw with washer When installing the “ASF. Assembly” is firmly attached to the mechanism. Assembly” to the printer mechanism frame. Remove the upper housing. Remove the cable from a hook of “ASF Assembly” and cable hook of the “Printer Mechanism”. C H E C K P O IN T [C B S w ith w a s h e r ] G e a r.5 ASF. 5. ASF.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. „ Use the fixing screws at the specified positions below. *Printer Left side: “Shaft. 3 4 S h a ft.5. Assembly Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 65 . F ix in g .

Assembly” from the right hole of “ASF.5. LD” and remove “Lever. LD” from the left side of “Frame. Pull out cam part of “Hopper. and remove “Shaft. Assembly Removal” on page -65) 2. be careful not to let the grease attach to the other parts. 4. Hopper. C H E C K P O IN T B U S H . Fixing. Remove “Torsion Spring. R O L L E R . Fixing. A S S E M B L Y L E V E R . Unlock the right and left bottom edges of “Hopper Assembly” from the “Frame. Assembly” by hand. H O P P E R . ASF”. S H A F T S H A F T . Assembly”. Shaft” from the right end of “Shaft. L E F T H O P P E R . Roller LD”. If it is attached. Roller. 8. „ Be careful of the direction when installing “Lever.6 Paper Feed Roller Assembly Removal 1. Roller Assembly. Remove “Bush. 6. 3. Release”. F IX IN G . Frame”. LD” to the left and remove the “Bush. Hopper. Remove “ASF. (See “ASF. Release”. S H A F T .2” by unhooking one end from the ASF frame and remove “Lever. Figure 4-17. Assembly” will be separated. ASF Disassembly Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 66 . From “ASF. Move the left paper feed to the center and remove the cam fixing bush (white plastic) attached to the left side of “Shaft. Assembly”. L D „ When removing or installing the “Hopper.2. 4 1 . R E L E A S E P a p e r F e e d R o lle r A s s e m b ly B U S H . Push out “Shaft. B R A K E T o r s io n S P R IN G . Shaft. wipe off completely. 5. holding down the “Upper. F IX IN G . Roller. Roller. Push the “Shaft.2 C A M p a rt F R A M E . Roller. A S F L E V E R .41. Left” after releasing its hook. left and right “Paper Feed Roller Assembly” and “Hopper. 7. „ Make sure that bushes at the both ends of the shaft are firmly attached. Right”. Brake”. ASF”.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. LD” to the right while lifting up the right side of “Paper Feed. Assembly”.

LD Left/Right Removal 1. Right”. L D (L /R ) A S S E M B L Y F R A M E S e t th e s p r in g a n d h o o k it to th e a s s e m b ly fr a m e a s illu s tr a te d .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. LD” Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 67 .6 6 „ When installing “Roller Assembly. S H E E T . make sure that “Compression Spring.66” is set on the assembly frame and hooked to the hooks as it is shown in the figure. b e fo r e r e .5. 1. LD”. 1. LD” from the assembly frame and remove “Cover. Assembly”. Assembly Removal” on page -65) 2. remove “Roller Assembly. This helps you easier assembly. P F C O M P R E S S IO N S P R IN G . A S S E M B L Y . Assembly” through the hole of the right frame of “Paper Feed.2. 4.7 Roller Assembly. C H E C K P O IN T C O V E R . Unlock “Roller Assembly. Roller. Pull out the cam part of “Hopper. 1 . Assembly”. Remove “ASF. R O L L E R . LD”. Assembly”. R O L L E R . do not forget to unhook the springs by rotating the spring from the holes located at the back of the ASF assembly. „ Before re-assemble the unit. Remove right and left “Compression Spring. make sure that it is hooked to the assembly frame firmly. Roller Assembly. This will separate “Paper Feed. After assembling the unit. 3.66” from the back of “Hopper. “Roller Assembly.a s s e m b ly Figure 4-18. (See “ASF. L D (L /R ) + H O L D E R . LD” by unhooking it from the assembly frame. Roller Assembly” and “Hopper. Then.

Driven” with the timing belt from the “Holder. Right”. 9. Remove one screw securing “Bush. 8. PG. Bush Parallel Adjust Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 68 . Parallel Adjust. then remove it from the frame. Right” from the right frame.5. Then. Assembly. PG. PG”. Push “Holder. 7. Sub” and remove “Lever. Move the “Holder. Sub” and spring washer from the edge of the “Shaft. P A R A L L E L A D J U S T . 5. Release the hook and remove the “Lever. Driven” and release the hook. Pulley. Guide”. remove the “Bush. Driven” to loosen the timing belt and detach the timing belt from the pulley of CR motor assembly. Driven”. 19.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. CR. P A R A L L E L A D J U S T . Parallel Adjust.2. R IG H T B U S H . Pulley. Rotate the “Bush. Remove “Pulley. Take out “Compression Spring.6” from “Holder. R IG H T Figure 4-19. Pulley Driven”. Parallel Adjust. S id e fr a m e o f p r in te r m e c h a n is m C u t o u t o f s id e fr a m e B U S H .8 Carriage Assembly Removal 1. Right” and match it with the cut out of the frame. 4. Pulley. 3.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. 6. Release the hook of “Lever. Remove the upper housing.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A C H E C K P O IN T When installing the spring washer. Carriage Assembly Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 69 . after replacing or removing “Carriage Assembly”. Be careful not to install in wrong direction. G U ID E A D J U S T M E N T R E Q U IR E D Perform following adjustments. L E F T S H A F T . Parallel Adjust. Right”. P A R A L L E L A D J U S T . C a r r ia g e A s s e m b ly B U S H . C R . convex side should be facing to the “Bush. S U B S p r in g W a s h e r ( C o n v e x s id e m u s t b e fa c in g th e b u s h ) Figure 4-20. „ Paper Gap Adjustment (See “Paper Gap Adjustment” on page -78) „ Head Angular Adjustment (See “Head Angular Adjustment” on page -84) „ Bi-D Adjustment (See “Bi-D Adjustment” on page -86) B U S H . P G . P A R A L L E L A D J U S T . R IG H T L E V E R .

F r o m th e b a c k s id e o f th e m e c h a n is m H O L D E R . PE Sensor Assembly Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 70 ..2. P E Figure 4-21.2 2 L E V E R .(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2.5.0 . C H E C K P O IN T R e le a s e th e s e h o o k s to r e m o v e th e P E S e n s o r A s s e m b ly When installing the PE Sensor Assembly. P E T o fra m e B O A R D A S S Y . Release 2 hooks from the frame surface and remove “PE Sensor Assembly” by sliding it.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. be sure that the sensor lever is correctly inserted into a hole of “Paper Guide Assembly”. P E T o r s io n S p r in g . Remove the upper housing.9 PE Sensor Assembly Removal 1.

and match the cut out of the frame shaft and protrusion of the shaft support. Release the locks of right and left shaft supports for the “Roller Assembly.B 4. (“PE Sensor Assembly Removal” on page -70) 4. Remove 2 screws securing “Guide board. 8. “Paper Guide. C A B L E ( 6 p ie c e s ) Figure 4-23.(See “Housing Removal” on page -54) 2. Paper Exit” Removal 7. Assembly. P A P E R E X IT T O R S IO N S P R IN G . F R O N T . (See “Carriage Assembly Removal” on page -68) 3. U P P E R S H A F T . A S S E M B L Y . P A P E R G U ID E . Paper Exit”.10 Roller.B”. Figure 4-22. Upper”. Assembly. PF”. Remove “Paper Guide. A S S E M B L Y . U P P E R P A P E R G U ID E .2. then remove “Guide Board. PF Removal 1. Assembly.6” from the frame and remove 6 pieces of “Paper Guide Assembly. Remove “Carriage. Unlock and release the left shaft support of “Roller. Front. 1 1 7 . releasing its hook. and remove the “Roller.117. Remove the upper housing. Assembly” Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 71 . P A P E R G U ID E .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. P A P E R G U ID E . Assembly”.5. L E F T R O L L E R . 6. Paper Exit”. Cable”. “Roller.6 G U ID E P L A T E . Assembly. Remove “Torsion Spring. Cable” to the printer mechanism. Remove “PE Sensor Assembly”.

PF” to the left direction.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 9. “Roller. R O L L E R . when removing or installing “Paper Guide. B”. be careful not to damage the “PE Sensor Lever”. Move the whole “Roller. Assembly. especially engaging part. „ Be careful not to damage the black coated part of “Roller. Assembly. „ Be careful not to damage the gear. A S S E M B L Y . PF” Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 72 . Upper” at the right edge. Assembly. C H E C K P O IN T Revision A P u t "R O L L E R . Assembly. „ Be careful not to damage the hook. and remove the “Roller. P F Figure 4-24. A S S E M B L Y . PF” during disassembly and assembly. PF”. P F " th ro u g h h e re „ When reinstalling “Paper Guide. Assembly. Front.

HP Sensor Removal Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 73 .2. (“Housing Removal” on page -54) 2.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. Disconnect the cable from “HP Sensor” and remove it by releasing its hook. S E N S O R .11 HP Sensor Removal 1.5. Remove the upper housing. H P C R M O T O R Figure 4-25.

Sensor. I/C” upward. I/C” to the carriage assembly. Bush Holder. Sensor. which secure “Holder. which secure the sensor to the carriage assembly”. I/C) Removal 1. Release 2 hooks of the hook. and remove the sensor and harness. I/C Removal 2. Remove “Harness. Bush Holder. 2 inside hooks). Sensor.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 3. I/C Figure 4-28. I/C Removal 4. Removing Harness Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 74 . Remove one screw securing “Bush Holder. I/C” from the clamp part of the carriage.12 Cartridge Sensor(Sensor. I/C” with the carriage assembly”. and remove it. Harness Holder Sensor. Sensor. and remove the “Holder. Release 4 hooks(2 outer hooks.5. 4.2. Sensor. I/C Screw Carriage Assembly Engaging Hole Engaging part of inside hook Outside Hook Inside Hook Outside Hook Engaging Holes Figure 4-26. Holder.Sensor. Figure 4-27.

C H E C K P O IN T „ Be careful of the direction of sensor. Switch part should face to the front side. I/C” to the “Carriage. Sensor. Sensor. Separate “Sensor. I/C Removal 5. Assembly”. Disassembly and Assembly Disassembly 75 . I/C Engaging parts at the carriage side Hooks Figure 4-29. when installing it. „ When installing “Holder.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Carriage Assembly Sensor. do not pinch the harness with carriage and holder. IC” from the harness by releasing its connection.

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all adjustments corresponding to that service should be performed to ensure proper operation of the printer. 1 Paper Gap Adjustme nt 2 3 4 Head Angular Adjustme nt NA 5 Bi-D Adjustme nt In Charge VH Setting NA O O O NA NA NA O O NA O O NA O O NA O NA O O NA NA O O O NA NA NA NA Adjustment Overview 77 . 5. Required Adjustment Performance Priority Service/ Replacing parts Replacing the printer mechanism Replacing the C209 Main Board Replacing the print head unit.1 Required Adjustment Table 5-1 lists all the necessary adjustments for this printer. 5. Table 5-1.1 Overview This section describes the procedure for adjustments required when the printer is disassembled and assembled for repair. If any service listed in this table is carried out. Replacing or disassembling the Roller Assembly. “NA”: Not applicable. Replacing the CR Motor. Replacing or disassembling the carriage assembly.1.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Note) “O”: Required Adjustment.

Adjustment”. Right” to the rear until the thickness gauge moves with the carriage when you move the carriage about 20mm right and left. Parallel. (Gap will be narrowed) Adjustment Adjustment 78 . P F " * P u t th e g a u g e o n a fla t fa c e * A lig n th e c e n te r o f g a u g e a n d th e r ib s † Paper Gap Adjustment 1.1 Paper Gap Adjustment When replacing the carriage assembly or removing it during printer mechanism disassembly. „ Be careful not to leave any dirt or scars on the surface of the print head. C H E C K P O IN T „ Leave the thickness gauge on the flat side of the rib of the front paper guide. Adjustment” for right and left frame and set them on the peaking of the upper frame side so that they match with the standard mark of “Bush. "R O L L E R .2. perform the paper gap adjustment during assembling and get the standard distance from the surface of the printing head to the paper surface. move it .2 Adjustment This section describes the detailed procedures of each adjustment. Move the carriage to the center and set the thickness gauge(1. F R O N T .B " Figure 5-1. Parallel. 5. „ When you move the carriage.B”. C A U T IO N "P A P E R G U ID E . Paper Gap Adjustment 4. Do not use the same thickness gauge you used for Stylus Photo and Stylus Photo 700. Set the “Lever. C A U T IO N R ib : A v o id 2 r ib s fr o m le ft C a r r ia g e A s s e m b ly [T h ic k n e s s G a u g e ] R ib : A v o id 1 r ib a t r ig h t e n d „ Do not scratch special coated surface of the PF roller and rib surface of “Paper Guide. (Gap: “0”) 3. pulling the timing belt with your hand. Move the “Bush.B. F R O N T . Move the carriage to the position that the print head overlaps the thickness gauge. A S S E M B L Y . Front. Front . PG” front. Parallel.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A "P A P E R G U ID E . Install the “Bush.B” as you can see in the figure5-1.14mm thick) on the fixed position of “Paper Guide. Adjustment.B " 5. 2. L e ft R ig h t ( H P s id e ) 5.

check the paper gap at the right side one more time. Parallel. Left/ Right” by screws. Adjustment one notch forward you. † Check the Gap After completing the adjustment to “Bush. make sure that the thickness gauge does not move. Adjustment. P o s itio n M a r k Revision A F o rw a rd ( G a p : W id e r ) B a c k w a rd (G a p : N a rro w e r) S id e F r a m e "B U S H . move the gear of the “Bush. P G " Figure 5-2. † Fixing “Bush. Right/Left” After completing the paper gap adjustment. (Gap will be narrowed) At this time. fix the “Bush. Adjustment. Parallel. Adjustment. R IG H T " "L E V E R . Paper Gap Adjustment 7. Parallel. Perform the same procedures above (from 1 to 6) to the “Bush.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 6. Adjustment. Parallel. Parallel. From this thickness with which the thickness gauge stars moving with the carriage. Adjustment Adjustment 79 . Left”. Left”. P A R A L L E L A D J U S T .

3. a d j1 C A U T IO N „ You have to go through the menu to input the model name in order to go to the main menu. you must set and save the correct information to the main board.1 How to use the Adjustment Program 1. 2. On the MS-DOS Prompt screen. 5. After setting the model name. 4.1 Adjustment Program This adjustment program(Sp750.3. in case that the combination of the printer mechanism and main board changes or the print head is replaced during the repair service. a d j2 Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 80 . Following screen appears and press Enter key. program goes to the destination menu. eliminating difference of each printer mechanism’s characteristics. using the exclusive adjustment program. it is necessary to input the model name. Connect the PC(DOS/V computer) and printer by the parallel interface cable. „ If the control board is replaced.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. and turn on the printer.EXE) consists of the menu to input the model name and main menu for adjustments. Therefore. turn on the computer. then.3. it is necessary to set the correct information for each printer mechanism in order to maintain consistent printing function and quality. type the program file name(Sp750) and press return key. 5. Either copy the adjustment program file to the hard disk of the computer or insert the disk of adjustment program to the floppy disk drive.3 Adjustment by Adjustment Program A u to P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 In this printer.1. P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to 5.

menu screen will appear. After this screen. Options in the Program and Keys to Use Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 81 . Figure 5-3. if “Printer is not ready” message is not indicated. Each function on the main menu can be executed by ESC and ENTER keys. M a in m e n u P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 Revision A A u to E S C K e y R e tu rn K e y A d ju s tm e n t M a r k e t/D e s tin a tio n C h e c k M a in te n a n c e H e a d C le a n in g ( C L 2 ) A 4 C h e c k P a tte rn H e a d V o lta g e ID In p u t In k C h a r g e F la g R e s e t H e a d A n g u la r A d ju s tm e n t T r a n s p o r ta tio n L iq u id C h a r g e a d j3 B i. Select “Perform”.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 6.D A d ju s tm e n t P r o te c tio n C o u n te r v a lu e 7. Select “World”.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. 3. go back to the menu to input the model name. screen will indicate “Market Destination is Standard for World”. Press Return key. Select “Market Destination Check” and press Return key. Go back to the adjustment menu by pressing ESC key. 4. P ro m p t-S T 7 5 0 P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to A u to a d j5 P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to a d j4 2.3. If you want to change the destination. a d j6 Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 82 . Program goes to the adjustment menu. Reset by changing the model name. The screen shows “Checking the present Market Destination”.2 Setting Destination Information 1. Then. Select “Adjustment” on the main menu and press Return key.

1. Select “Adjustment” on the main menu and press Return key. Following screen appears. Select “Change Data”. P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to A u to a d j9 3. „ Printer mechanism: On the label of the packing box of the printer mechanism. If you wish to check the head data. You can find VH voltage ID on the following position: „ Print Head: a d j8 On the side face of the print head. Program goes to the adjustment menu. 5. The setting value is determined according to the test result of head characteristics on the production process.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. After completing the Head ID input. press ESC key until the screen returns to the adjustment menu. it becomes necessary to set the head voltage in appropriate condition so that the amount of discharged ink becomes even. 2.3. Select “Head Actuator Voltage ID Input” and press Return key.3 Head Voltage ID Adjustment Since the elements used in the print head differs. select “Check the present data” to check the current head data. 4. Input the Head ID (8 digits). Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 83 . then the screen to input the Head ID appears.

Select “Adjustment” on the main menu and press Return key. 2.4 Head Angular Adjustment During production. Then. 1. slight variations are created in print heads and carriage (which are used as a print head base). and press Return key. (See Figure 5-4. "Screw position for fixing the print head") 4.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. Select “Head Angular Adjustment” and press Return key. Screw position for fixing the print head P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to a d j1 1 3. Loosen the screw fixing the print head. they can adversely influence the print head angle. Program goes to the Adjustment menu.3. Select “Print the Head Angular Adjustment Pattern”. a d j1 2 Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 84 . the printer prints “Head Angular Adjustment Pattern”. If these differences are not adjusted. and result in the poor print quality. P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 Carriage Assembly Screw for fixing the print head A u to Figure 5-4.

move it within 5 seconds. press ESC key until the screen goes back to the adjustment menu.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 5. Head angular pattern is printed. Refer to the printing pattern. Revision A 6. This enables the adjustment lever to move easily. „ In order to make the carriage return to the home position. Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 85 . Repeat Step 4 to 6 until the angle becomes normal. T o m o v e th is u p . 9. Tighten the screw for fixing the head. After adjustment is completed. T o m o v e th is d o w n . 8. every time the adjustment lever is moved. select “Move the carriage to the head angular adjustment position” so that the carriage moves to the center of the printable area. select “Return the carriage to the home position” and press Return key. m o v e th e le v e r to th e le ft ( fr o n t) . 7. and adjust the head angle by using the adjustment lever. However. since the head nozzle may dry out. Lever Operation and Corresponding Change in Pattern C H E C K P O IN T „ When performing the head angular adjustment. A d ju s tm e n t L e v e r a j1 1 Figure 5-5. C o r r e c t c o n d itio n = e v e n ly s p a c e d m o v e th e le v e r to th e r ig h t ( r e a r ) .

6. Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 86 . 1. 3 Bi-D patterns of the current setting value and +/-2 levels are printed at variable dot and normal dot. Select “Print the Bi-D Adjustment Pattern”. P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 < R e s u lt o f th e P a tte r n > A u to Select “Minus” value.5 Bi-D Adjustment This adjustment is to correct differences in printing positions. 2. 8. if there is any nonaligned lines. Repeat Step 3 to 6 until Bi-D pattern become correct. The value adjusted in this section will be stored as Bi-D corrected value in the EEPROM on the control board. Select “Adjustment” on the main menu and press Return key. a j1 4 Figure 5-6. Refer to the Pattern Sample and see if all the lines are aligned from the printed pattern. Select “Adjust” on the Bi-D Adjustment Menu. Select “Plus” value. 5. Refer to the pattern sample below and input the variable dot and normal dot. press ESC key until the adjustment menu appears. (Setting range: -36 ∼+36) 5. To finish the adjustment.3. which is caused by slippage of printing timing in right and left directions during the Bi-directional printing. Following screen appears. Bi-D Adjustment Pattern Sample a d j1 3 7. Program goes to the Adjustment menu.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 4. and press Return key twice. 3. Select “Bi-Directional Adjustment” and press Return key.

„ Ink quantity that is used for the cleaning differs according to the previously printed lines or ink quantity left in the ink cartridge. press ESC key until the screen returns to the Maintenance Menu. Select “Maintenance” on the Main Menu and press Return key. sometimes the initial ink charge may be able to recover the condition. P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to PP rr oo mm pp tt -.6 Head Cleaning In this function. Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 87 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. you can forcibly solve the clogged nozzle problem caused by viscous ink. C A U T IO N a d j1 5 3. Again. Select “Head Cleaning” and press Return key. After the cleaning is completed. press Return key. 2. With this sequence.3. cleaning will be performed.SS PP 77 55 00 A A u u t ot o a d j1 6 4. „ Since the head cleaning consumes a lot of ink. „ If the problem is not solved by this head cleaning. the same cleaning as the one from the control panel can be performed from the adjustment program. then. Cleaning Mode Selection Menu appears. 1. avoid excessive cleaning.

„ After replacing the printer mechanism „ After replacing or removing the print head 1. perform initial ink charge and return the printer after making sure that ink is ejected correctly from the print head. If not. It takes about 2 minutes to complete the initial ink charge. after you replace any of the following units. If you wish to perform the initial ink charge.3. „ Since this operation consumes large amount of ink. Therefore. is turned back On again. The screen goes to the Maintenance Menu. when the printer.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 5. the screen goes to the “Initial Ink Charge Check Menu”. A u to P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 a d j1 8 P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to 3. press Return key. press ESC key. Perform initial ink charge at the following cases. C A U T IO N „ Initial ink charge is performed. a d j1 7 Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 88 . 2. which is left at least 10 seconds after turning the power Off. do not perform unnecessarily.7 Initial Ink Charge There is no ink charged in the ink path of a spare print head and printer mechanism. Then. Select “Initial Charge Flag Reset” and press Return key. Select “Maintenance” on the main menu and press Return key.

Select “Clear the protect counter value” and press Return key. 5. 4. 5.8.3.3. The screen goes to the maintenance menu. Select “Indication of the Counter Value for the Waste Ink Pad”. This function can be also performed from the control panel.3. Press ESC key and go back to the Main Menu. Press ESC key and return to the “Protect Counter Check/Clear Menu”. a d j2 0 P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 A u to 4.2 Protect Counter Reset 1. replace the waste ink pad(absorber) and reset the protect counter.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A P ro m p t-S P 7 5 0 5. The screen goes to “Maintenance Menu”.8. Select “Maintenance” on the main menu and press Return key. 5. 2. Adjustment Adjustment by Adjustment Program 89 . 3. 2. (See “Special Setting Mode” on page -22) 5. Select “Indication of the Counter Value for the Waste Ink Pad”. Select “Maintenance” on the main menu and press Return key.8 Counter Value for Ink Absorber A u to This function is for indicating the protection counter value for the waste ink absorber and resetting the counter value. The screen goes to “Protect Counter Check/Clear Menu”. and press Return key. Select “Check the present counter value” and press Return key. a d j1 9 3. and press Return key. and select “Yes” and press Return key. If the counter value exceeds the limit. Check if it is necessary to change the pad or not.1 Protect Counter Value 1. Then. current protector count value appears. The screen goes to “Protect Counter Check/Clear Menu”.

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Press “Load/Eject” button. 1.1. Therefore. 3. the printer wastes certain amount of ink and counts the amount of the wasted ink and drains it into the waste ink pad(absorber). If the exterior parts are stained with ink. † Maintenance Request Error Ink is used for the operation such as cleaning as well as printing.2 Service Maintenance If the print irregularity missing. 2. „ Be careful not to damage the components when you attempt to clean the inside the printer.A”. note that points suggested below are only to check for dirt. use a cloth moistened with neutral detergent to wipe it off.1 Cleaning This printer has no mechanical components which require regular cleaning. PF”. The printer enters the built-in cleaning sequence. Maintenance Overview 91 . to clean the printer. 1. such as thinner. etc. Use soft brush to wipe off any dusts. Once the amount of wasted ink reaches the predefined limit. white line. and head cleaning is performed. while the “Paper Out” LED is blinking. Replace “Absorber Tray. † Inside the printer Use a vacuum cleaner to remove any paper dust. Then. 6. and perform appropriate cleaning if necessary. † Head Cleaning The printer has a built-in head cleaning function and is activated through the control panel operation. Assembly. the printer indicates “Maintenance Request Error”. Turn the printer ON. „ Do not scratch surface(coated part) of “Roller. † Exterior parts Use a clean soft cloth moistened with water and wipe off any dirt.) has occurred or the printer indicates “Maintenance Request Error”. 6. Confirm that the printer is in stand-by state(the Power indicator is not blinking). Use a soft cloth moistened with alcohol to remove the ink stain. Therefore. These chemicals can damage the components of the printer. holding down “Load/Eject” and “Cleaning” buttons. Assembly.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 6.1.1 Overview This section describes the points and procedures for maintaining the printer in its optimum condition. the waste ink pad should be replaced and ink consumption counter recorded in EEPROM should be initialized. and press “Cleaning” button. take the following actions to clear the error. C A U T IO N „ Never use chemical solvents. 2.

• Use a syringe to apply it.2.6” • “Gear. Front” and each roller: “Roller.3 Lubrication The type and amount of oil and grease used to lubricated the printer parts are determined based on the results of internal evaluations. • Use a syringe to apply it.21. make sure that the carriage moves smoothly. Front” and each roller. • Use a syringe to apply it. Use of different types of components can damage the component or give bad influence on the printer function. C A U T IO N 1 „ Never use oil and the grease other than those specified in this manual. • Lubricate the contact points between the hooks on “Paper Guide. 4 Maintenance Overview 92 . Upper”. <Lubrication Point> • “Gear 67.2”. Table 6-1. be sure to apply the specified type and amount of oil and grease to the specified part of the printer mechanism during servicing. PF” <Lubrication Point> • Contact points between “Paper Guide. <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> • Range from the HP sensor installation point to the point where “Guide Plate. <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> • A half turn of “Roller. • Use a syringe to apply it.” • *Combination Gear. • Do not attach the grease to the paper path. PF” • 2-mm long for “Roller Exit” <Lubrication Point> • Contact points between the carriage assembly and “Frame. „ Never apply larger amount of lubricate than specified in this manual. 67. Specified Lubricants 2 Type Grease Oil Name G-26 0-12 EPSON Code B702600001 1038991 Supplier EPSON EPSON 3 • After lubrication. PF” (1 point) “Roller. Lubrication Type/Point <Lubrication Point> • Contact between “Roller. • Use a syringe to apply it.1. Exit” (2 points) <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> • 10-mm long for “Roller. • Do not attach the grease to the paper path. • Rotate gears after applying grease to evenly distribute it.2” <Lubrication Type> G-26 Remarks • Apply grease while rotating “Gear. 23. Therefore.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 6-2. PF2 and “Paper Guide. Cable” is attached. Lubrication Point No. Rear”. 16. 6.

• Rotate “Roller. throw the pad away and take a new one again. <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Evenly apply lubrication to the points.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Table 6-3. <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Approximately 5 mm <Lubrication Point> • Bushings for “Roller. Hopper.2” • 1/3 of gear tooth for “Combination Gear. • Use a syringe to apply it. • Use a syringe to apply it. Remarks • Avoid applying grease to “Roller. Pulley Driven” and “Frame. If you accidentally apply too much oil to the oil pad. PF” after applying grease to evenly distribute it in the bushing.6” • 1/3 of gear tooth for “Gear. 11 7 12 8 • Apply that the holder slides <Lubrication Point> only with spring force after • Contact points between “Holder. <Lubrication Point> ASF. Assembly. Lubrication Type/Point <Lubrication Amount> • 1/4 of gear tooth for “Gear. No. LD” 4 5 • Completely wipe off any grease sticking out to the inner side of ASF. Leave the oil pad for a while to wait until oil is evenly infiltrated.21. PF”: Left: Inside the bushing Right: Inside the bushing(near the pump assembly) <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Approximately 3 mm diametrically <Lubrication Point> • Both Left/Right Bushings for “Roller. Upper” • Use a syringe to apply it. <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> • 2 mm long for each point. Lubrication Point Lubrication Type/Point <Lubrication Point> • ASF.2” <Lubrication Point> The shaft for “Gear. 6 • Completely wipe off any grease sticking out to the inner side of ASF. • Use a syringe to apply it. <Lubrication Point> The round cutout in the left frame of ASF (“Gear. Revision A Table 6-4. The round hole in the right frame of ASF (to hold the roller shaft) <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Evenly apply inside the hole. Lubricate the oil pad only when. <Lubrication Point> Oil pad in the carriage assembly. Lubrication Point No. 40. applying grease. Exit” <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> • Evenly apply inside the bushings. Contact points between “Hopper” and “Lever. and wipe off any sticking out to the cap assembly side. 16. 23.34” is inserted to the cutout) <Lubrication Type> G-26 <Lubrication Amount> Evenly apply inside the hole. • Do not attach the grease to the paper path. 67. then install it on the carriage assembly. <Lubrication Type> O-12 <Lubrication Amount> 0. 16. *Replacing the carriage assembly. Remarks • Rotate gears after applying grease to evenly distribute it.7cc Note: This is the amount to be applied to a new oil pad. *Replacing the oil pad Use a precise syringe to apply it. apply it from the paper path side. Maintenance Overview 93 . Left”. Release”. 10 • For the right bushing.8” on “Frame. 9 • Use a syringe to apply it.

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Table7-4 Table7-5 Table7-6 Table7-7 Table7-8 Table7-9 CN2 CN3 CN4 CN5 CN6 AC CN7 CN8 CN1 C206PSB/PSE (Power Supply Board) CN2 Parallel I/F Serial I/F C259/C264MAIN (Main Board) CN11 CN9 CN10 CN1 CN7 CN2 CN8 Control Panel CN9 CN10 CN11 Table 7-2. Connection of the Major Components Appendix Connector Summary 97 . Parallel Interface(forward channel) (See page -14) Serial Interface (See page -18) USB(Universal Serial Bus) interface (See page -19) Table7-2 Table7-3. † Control Board (C259 MAIN or C264 MAIN) † Power Supply Board (C257 PSB/C257 PSE) † Control Panel (C209PNL) † Printer Mechanism (M-4M11) The figure below shows how these components are connected.Serial Interface Connector SUB Interface Connector HP Sensor PE Sensor ASF Sensor CR Motor PF Motor Print Head Power Supply Connector Control Panel Table to refer.1 Connector Summary Table 7-1. Connector Summary for C259Main 7. Connector CN1 Function Parallel Interface Connector Mac.1 Major Component Unit Major component unit of this printer is as follows.1.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 7. Connector CN4 Pin Signal Name HP GND HPV I/O In ----Function Sensor detect signal Ground Sensor Power Supply 1 2 CN6 CN14 CN5 PF CR Motor Motor PE Sensor HP Sensor ASF Sensor Printer Mechanism Print Head Cartridge Sensor 3 Figure 7-1.

Connector CN9 Signal Name BCO CCO THM GND LAT GND S16 S15 S14 S13 S12 S11 GND CLK I/O In In In --Out --Out Out Out Out Out Out --Out Function Black ink cartridge detect signal Color ink cartridge detect signal Thermistor detect signal Ground Head data latch pulse output Ground Head data output (6) Head data output (5) Head data output (4) Head data output (3) Head data output (2) Head data output (1) Ground Clock pulse for head data transfer Table 7-5.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A Table 7-3. Connector CN8 Signal Name PFA PFB PF-A PF-B I/O Out Out Out Out Function Phase drive signal (A) Phase drive signal (B) Phase drive signal (-A) Phase drive signal (-B) Table 7-4. Connector CN7 Pin 1 2 3 4 Signal Name CRA CR-A CRB CR-B I/O Out Out Out Out Function Phase drive signal (A) Phase drive signal (-A) Phase drive signal (B) Phase drive signal (-B) 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Appendix Connector Summary 98 . Connector CN5 Pin 1 2 3 Signal Name PE GND PEV I/O In ----Function Sensor detect signal Ground Sensor Power Supply Pin 1 2 3 4 Table 7-6. Connector CN6 Pin 1 2 3 Signal Name ASF GND ASFV I/O In ----Function Sensor detect signal Ground Sensor Power Supply Pin 1 2 3 4 Table 7-7.

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Pin 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Signal Name GND NCHG GND VDD GND2 GND2 GND2 GND2 COM COM COM COM VHV I/O -Out --------------------Ground All Head On Pulse Output Ground Logic power supply (+5V) Ground Ground Ground Ground Head Drive Power Supply Head Drive Power Supply Head Drive Power Supply Head Drive Power Supply Head Drive Voltage Control Signal Pin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 6 7 8 Function Pin 1 2 3 4 5

Table 7-9. Connector CN10
Signal Name +42V +42V GND GND PSC GND GND +5V I/O --------Out ------Function Mechanism Drive Power Supply Mechanism Drive Power Supply Ground Ground Power Supply Switch Output Signal Ground Ground Logic Power Supply

Table 7-10. Connector CN11
Signal Name SW2 SWO PSC SW1 LED3 +5V +5V LED2 GND LED1 GND LE0 I/O In In In In Out ----Out --Out -Out Function Panel Switch on/off (2) Panel Switch on/off (0) Power on/off switch Panel switch input (1) LED drive signal (3) Logic power supply Logic power supply LED drive signal (2) Ground LED drive signal (1) Ground LED drive signal( 0)

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Figure 7-2. C259 Main Component Layout

Figure 7-3. C259 Main Component Layout (Soldered Side)

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3 Exploded Diagram Following pages shows exploded diagram of Stylus Photo 750. LATIN 125 126 180 101 124 133 753 119 182 for LATIN 124 124 134 400 123 401 100 EXPLODED DIAGRAM FOR EPSON STYLUS PHOTO 750 (1/3) Figure 7-5.E.EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 7.RUSSIA for EAI. 126 751 115 102 500 766 766 752 105 450 135 106 107 125 125 752 181 124 132 122 104 122 103 400 for EAI 400 for ETT 123 For EUR. Exploded Diagram-1 Appendix Exploded Diagram 102 . OCEANIA.ASIA.S.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 726 727 709 740 712 711 714 703 703 598 300 122 A 510 C 128 713 718 721 728 755 739 735 720 741 742 743 745 763 764 747 708 122 587 707 122 122 587 B 729 746 723 737 736 738 721 720 C 739 736 737 744 716 717 725 724 534 504 587 750 735 503 587 722 719 718 723 565 569 530 591 587 A 568 587 558 577 590 573 591 556 501 592 757 502 557 758 756 587 587 D 567 113 506 200 122 748 710 122 122 511 330 579 112 111 122 580 122 581 109 122 121 108 108 B 587 116 114 131 121 109 730 724 731 733 734 732 746 109 532 574 578 505 559 122 587 EXPLODED DIAGRAM FOR EPSON STYLUS PHOTO 750 (2/3) Figure 7-6. Exploded Diagram 2 Appendix Exploded Diagram 103 .

Exploded Diagram 3 Appendix Exploded Diagram 104 .EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 527 524 122 117 588 545 548 551 545 548 551 550 549 550 549 550 522 (506) 546 553 552 519 523 520 527 521 554 555 545 548 551 545 587 549 550 548 551 549 507 183 (565) 759 184 760 513 521 526 525 518 528 528 517 D 545 548 551 547 548 551 550 704 761 762 706 700 754 (501) 119 119 527 564 562 549 602 705 701 596 601 576 587 509 768 595 600 597 600 560 561 514 588 587 516 535 566 550 549 563 767 702 703 544 538 536 537 543 541 544 542 544 542 544 542 544 542 544 512 542 544 542 544 539 544 542 544 542 508 765 587 529 531 515 542 544 542 544 542 540 530 533 534 589 587 571 587 544 542 (505) 544 119 542 572 570 EXPLODED DIAGRAM FOR EPSON STYLUS PHOTO 750 (3/3) Figure 7-7.

EPSON Stylus Photo 750 Revision A 7. † C259(or C264) MAIN Control Circuit † C257 PSB/C257 PSE Power Supply Circuits Appendix Electric Circuit 105 .4 Electric Circuit Next pages shows the following electric circuits.