Epson Stylus Photo 820 Inkjet Download Manual

Read This Firstfor Macintosh OS X Users

If your Apple Macintosh is running the OS X operating system, first set up your EPSON Stylus
printer as described on the Start Here sheet. Then follow the instructions in this booklet to install and use your printer software.
You’ll find instructions here on:Installing your printer software, below
Adding your printer to the Print Center, on page 3
Printing from an OS X application, on page 5
Monitoring your print job, on page 8
Using the printer utilities, on page 9
The screens shown in this booklet may differ slightly from the ones you see on your Macintosh, depending on which printer you have.
Installing Your OS X Printer Software
When the Start Here sheet instructs you to install your printer software, follow these steps:

1. Make sure your printer is turned on and connected to your Macintosh. Then start up your Macintosh in OS X.
2. When you see your Macintosh icons, put the EPSON
CD-ROM in your
CD-ROM or DVD drive.
3. Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon to open its window.2
4. Double-click the OS X Driver Installer.dmg file. The Disk Copy Utility places a drive icon for your printer on your desktop.
5. Double-click the drive icon named for your printer (such as SP820) to open it. (You may need to close or move the CD-ROM window to see the drive icon.)
6. Double-click the Installer.pkg file for your printer, such as SP820Series_Installer.pkg. If you set up an administrator password when you installed OS X, you see this screen:Click the lock icon, enter your administrator password, and click OK. You must enter this password to install your printer software.
7. At the next screen, click Continue.
8. Read the license agreement and click Continue, then click Agree.
9. Select the OS X drive on which you want to install your printer software, then click Continue. You see this screen:
10. Click Install, then click Continue Installation. The printer driver and utilities are installed.
Click this icon to enter your password
Click Install3
11. At the last screen, click Restart to restart your system.
12. Start up your Macintosh in OS 9 and follow the instructions on your Start Here sheet to install the Macintosh OS 9 printer driver, optional software, and electronic documentation.

You must install the printer driver on OS 9 separately so you can print from your Macintosh Classic applications in addition to OS X applications.

Adding Your Printer to the Print Center

After you’ve installed your printer software, you need to add your printer to the OS X Print Center.
Follow these steps:

1. Double-click the Applications folder on your drive.
2. Double-click the Utilities folder.
3. Double-click Print Center.
4. If you don’t have any other printers added to Print Center, you see the screen below. Click Add.
If you don’t see this screen, go to step 5. Click Add4
5. When you see the Printer List screen, click Add Printer.
6. Select EPSON USB in the Directory Services list at the top of the screen. Then click your printer in the list that appears and click Add.
7. Your printer appears in the Printer List. Close Print Center.
Click Add Printer
Make sure EPSON USB is shown here. . .click your printer . . .then click Add5

Printing From an OS X Application

If you’re using an OS X compatible printing application, such as TextEdit, follow the steps below to print a document.
If you’re using an application that’s compatible only with Macintosh
Classic mode, follow the steps on your Start Here sheet or in your Printer
Basics book (if available) to print your document.
1. From the File menu, select Page Setup. You see a screen like this:
2. Select your printer from the Format for menu.
3. Select the Paper Size, Orientation, and any other settings you want to use and click OK.
4. Select Print from the File menu. You see a screen like this:Select your printer from the Format for pop-up menu
Click here and select Print
Settings 6
5. Select Print Settings from the pull-down menu. You see a group of settings like this:Depending on your printer, the settings you see may be different from the ones shown here.
Select the following settings:Choose the paper you’re printing on in the Media Type list. If you’re not sure which setting to choose, see your Printer Basics book or on-screen
Reference Guide.

Set the Ink option to Color to print a color document. To print a black text document, click Black.
Set the Mode option to Automatic. It’s the easiest way to get good printing results for most projects.
Set the slider to Quality or Speed to select high-quality printing, faster printing, or an in-between setting (if available). (The slider may not be available for some paper types.)

For details on the other available print settings, click Help or see your Printer Basics book or on-screen Reference Guide. The OS X printer driver contains a subset of the settings available with the Macintosh printer driver described in the rest of your documentation.

Select the type of paper you loaded
Select the Ink color
Select Automatic mode
Select higher quality, faster printing, or an in-between setting
(if available)
Click Print7
6. You can also choose other print settings by selecting these options in the pull-down menu:Copies & Pages, to select the number of copies or a page range
Layout, to select page layout options
Output Options, to save your print job as a PDF file
Color Management, to select ColorSync or adjust the color controls or gamma setting
Summary, to view a list of all your selections
Save Custom Setting, to save your selections for future use.
7. When you’re ready to print, click Print. The Print Center icon appears in the dock on the bottom of your desktop.
See the next section for instructions on monitoring your print job.
8. Monitoring Your Print Job

After you click Print, you can monitor the progress of your print job using the Print Center.

Follow these steps:

1. Click the Print Center icon when it appears in the dock on the bottom of your desktop. You see a screen like this:
2. From here you can monitor the progress of your print job or do one of the following:click the print job, then click Delete to delete the job click the print job, then click Hold to pause printing
click a print job marked “Hold” and click Resume to resume printing if multiple print jobs are listed, click a print job, then click the Priority arrow as necessary to reorder the jobs
3. When you’re finished, close Print Center.9

Using the Printer Maintenance Utilities

When you need to run a nozzle check, clean or align the print head, or check the level of ink in the ink cartridges, follow the instructions in this section.

1. Double-click the Applications folder on your drive.
2. Double-click EPSON Printer Utility. You see the Printer List:
3. Select your printer and click OK. You see the EPSON Printer Utility screen:Click OK
Select your printer, then . . .10
4. Double-click one of the following utility icons:EPSON StatusMonitor, to check the level of ink in your ink cartridges
Nozzle Check, to print a test pattern and check to see if you need to clean your print head
Head Cleaning, to clean your print head and check the results by printing a nozzle check page
Head Alignment, to correct vertical misalignment of your print head
5. Follow the on-screen instructions to run the utility. For details, see your Printer
Basics book or on-screen Reference Guide.
6. When you’re finished, close the EPSON Printer Utility and any open windows on your screen.

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