Epson Stylus Pro 9890 Download Manual

Epson Stylus

Pro 7890/9890
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
Printed in USA
CPD-28260
Control Panel Lights and Buttons
Menu button
Paper feed down button
Left arrow or paper source button
Pause/reset lightand button
Power light and button
Paper feed up button
OK button
Paper light Ink light
Black ink change button
Paper release
(ePlaten) light and button
Paper cut button
Ink cover open buttonPrinter Parts
Front
Back
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Paper basket
Roll paper holder
Front cover
Ink bay
Roll paper cover
Control panel
Ink bay
Casters
Interfaceconnector for optional equipment
USB interface
Maintenance tank
(Pro 9890 includes two tanks, one on each side of printer)
Network interface
AC inletLoading Roll Paper
1 Open the roll paper cover. 2 Push down the lock lever, then move the roll paper holder to the left.
3 Place the roll paper on top of the printer.
4 If necessary, adjust the roll media adapters to ft the core size of the roll paper. Then release the tension lever on both adapters.
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5 Push the adapters into the paper core at both ends of the roll. Then push down the tension levers to secure them.
6 Move the roll paper all the way to the right.
7 Slide the roll paper holder to align the left adapter with the on the holder.
8 Roll the paper slowly into position.
2-inch core 3-inch core3
4 Roll the paper forward to the top of the printer.
5 Pull up the tension levers, then remove the adapters from the paper roll.
6 Place the roll in its original package.
Removing Roll Paper
9 Slide the roll paper holder to the right to secure it in the printer.
10 Pull up the lock lever to lock the paper in place.
11 If the Paper release light is not on, press the Paper release (ePlaten) button.
12 Insert the paper into the slot and pull it all the way down.
13 Close the roll paper cover.
14 Press the Paper release (ePlaten) button.
15 Press the Pause/reset button.
16 Check the printer’s control panel and select the correct media type.
1 Open the roll paper cover.
2 Press the Paper release (ePlaten) button. The paper rewinds automatically.
3 Push down the lock lever. Then move the roll paper holder to the left and remove it from the roll.
Loading Roll Paper (continued)4
1 Remove any roll paper from the paper path. Make sure the printer is turned on and the roll paper cover is closed.
2 Press the Paper source button until the Sheet icon appears on the LCD screen.
3 Feed the sheet down into the paper slot until it meets resistance. Make sure the right edge of the paper is straight and aligned with the vertical line on the roll paper cover.
Note: If the sheet is more than 19 mil thick, you need to use the Paper release (ePlaten) button.
4 Press . The sheet feeds into printing position automatically.
5 Check the printer’s control panel and select the correct media type, if necessary.
6 Print your page. After it has been printed, the sheet stays in the printer.
7 To remove your print, press the button while holding the sheet.
Loading and Using Cut Sheet Paper
Checking and Cleaning the Print Head
Automatically Checking and
Cleaning the Print Head
The printer automatically checks the nozzles and cleans them if necessary. You can specify how often you want this to happen. 1 Press the Menu button. PRINTER SETUP is highlighted. Press again. 2 Press until AUTO NOZZLE CHECK is highlighted, then press . 3 Select one of the following, then press OK:• ON: PERIODICALLY—The printer periodically checks its nozzles and runs a cleaning cycle if necessary (default setting). • ON: EVERY JOB—The printer automatically checks its nozzles and runs a cleaning cycle if necessary before each print job. This process uses a very small amount of ink (and no paper) and is useful if you are running large print jobs unattended.
• OFF—The printer will not perform automatic nozzle checks and cleaning cycles.
Note: You can also run nozzle checks and head cleaning cycles from your computer using the Epson Printer
Utility4 (Macintosh

) or the Utility tab in your printer driver (Windows

). See your User’s Guide for more information.Checking and Cleaning the Print Head (continued)
Manually Checking and Cleaning the
Print Head
1 Make sure paper is loaded.
2 Press the Menu button.
3 Press until TEST PRINT is selected, then press . NOZZLE CHECK is selected.
4 Press , then press OK to start printing the nozzle check pattern. If any dots or segments are missing or defected, run a cleaning cycle as described below.
1 Press the Menu button.
2 Press until MAINTENANCE is selected, then press .
3 Press until CLEANING is selected, then press .
4 Select one of the following, then press :NORMAL CLEANING—Press OK to start the cleaning cycle.
CLEAN EACH COLOR—Press , select the color pair you want to clean, then press OK to start the cleaning cycle.
POWER CLEANING—Press OK to start the cleaning cycle. Use only if the normal cleaning process is not suffcient to clear the nozzles.
5 When cleaning is fnished, print the nozzle check again to confrm that the head is clean.
If your prints look grainy or blurry, or you see misregistration or “ghosting,” you need to align the print head.
1 Make sure the printer is turned on. Load Epson Enhanced Matte paper. (You can also use Epson Doubleweight Matte or Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster.) 2 Press the Menu button.
3 Press the or button until HEAD ALIGNMENT is highlighted. Then press . 4 Press and choose the type of paper you loaded. Then press OK.
5 Press 3 times.
6 Press to highlight ALIGNMENT.
7 Press to highlight AUTO, then press again. UNI-D (uni-directional) is highlighted. This is the type of alignment to start with.
8 Press , then press OK to start the alignment process. Each head alignment takes about 7 minutes.
Caution: Make sure you don’t open the front cover or turn off the printer during the alignment process.
9 When the uni-directional alignment is fnished, press the Menu button, select HEAD ALIGNMENT, then select ALIGNMENT.
10 Select BI-D ALL, then press OK again to start the bi-directional alignment.
11 When done, press the Pause/reset button.
Aligning the Print Head
5Before you begin a large print job, you should check your ink levels. If one of your cartridges is low, you can replace it before you start. Or you can wait until the ink runs out, replace the cartridge, and then continue the job.
Checking Ink and Maintenance Tank
Levels
The easiest way to check ink levels is from the control panel. The numbers above the ink cartridge icons correspond to the 9 cartridge slots in the printer. Ink gauges for
9 cartridges listed below
Maintenance tank gauges
(one tank for
Pro 7890)
Replacing Ink Cartridges
When one of the ink icons fashes, and INK LOW is displayed on the LCD screen, the cartridge is nearly expended. Check the LCD screen to see which cartridge is low, and make sure you have the correct replacement cartridge.
Epson UltraChrome

K3 with Vivid Magenta ink cartridges
Ink bay
Slot no.
Cartridge 350 ml 700 ml 150 ml
Left 1
2
3
4
5
Cyan (C)
Yellow (Y)
Light Cyan (LC)
Matte Black (MK)
Photo Black (PK)
T596200
T596400
T596500
T596800
T596100
T636200
T636400
T636500
T636800
T636100
T642200
T642400
T642500
T642800
T642100
Right 6
7
8
9
Vivid Magenta (VM)
Light Black (LK)
Light Light Black (LLK)
Vivid Light Magenta (VLM)
T596300
T596700
T596900
T596600
T636300
T636700
T636900
T636600
T642300
T642700
T642900
T642600
When one of the icons has an X and REPLACE INK
CARTRIDGE is displayed, the cartridge is expended. To replace the cartridge, frst make sure the printer is on. 1 Press the button to release the ink cover. If necessary, select the ink bay for the cartridge you want to replace, then press OK.
2 Open the ink cover all the way.
3 Push in the low or expended cartridge to release it.
4 Remove the expended ink cartridge from the printer.
Warning: Do not shake the expended cartridge, or ink may leak. If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets in your eyes, fush them immediately with water.
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Checking Ink Levels and Replacing Ink Cartridges5 Make sure the replacement cartridge is the correct color, and remove it from its package. Gently shake the cartridge before installing it.
6 Hold the cartridge with the arrow mark pointing toward the printer. Then insert the cartridge into the slot. Don’t force it.
Note: If you can’t insert the cartridge smoothly, you may have the wrong cartridge. Check the package and product code. If the Ink light remains on after installing the cartridge, try removing and then reinserting it.
7 Close the ink cover.
Checking Ink Levels and Replacing Ink Cartridges (continued)
Replacing Printer Parts
Replacing the Paper Cutter
If you notice that the paper isn’t cut cleanly, you may need to replace the cutter (part # C12C815331).
1 Press the Menu button on the printer, then press until MAINTENANCE is highlighted.
2 Press again. Press to highlight CUTTER
REPLACEMENT.
3 Press to display EXECUTE, then press OK. The paper cutter moves to the replacement position.
4 To remove the cutter cover, press in the tab and pull down the cover.
5 Loosen the screw using a cross-head screwdriver.
7Replacing Printer Parts (continued)
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8 Tighten the screw using a cross-head screwdriver.
9 Align the cutter cover, then press it in until it snaps into place. 10 Press OK to fnish the replacement procedure. The cutter moves back to the home position.
11 Run the cutter adjustment from the Maintenance menu using the control panel.
Replacing the Maintenance Tank
The Pro 7890 has one maintenance tank (on the right side) and the Pro 9890 has two (one on either side). You need to replace the maintenance tank (part # C12C890191) when you see MAINTENANCE
TANK FULL on the LCD screen, the icon has an X, and the printer won’t print.
1 If you have the Pro 9890, check the LCD screen to determine which tank needs to be replaced (left or right).
Note: The printer will not print if one of the maintenance tanks is full. On the Pro 9890, the right tank is used more than the left. To maximize tank life, you can switch the tanks.
2 T urn off the printer.
6 Carefully remove the cutter.
Warning: The blade is sharp. Be careful when removing it.
7 Insert the new cutter. Make sure the cutter pin goes into the hole.
3 Pull out the maintenance tank as shown. Caution: Do not tip the tank or ink may spill out.
4 Place the used tank in the plastic bag included with the new tank and dispose of it carefully.
5 Insert the new tank.9
PRINTER STATUS VERSION Current frmware version
INK LEVEL Percentage of ink remaining in each cartridge
MAINTENANCE TANK Percentage of capacity remaining in each maintance tank
JOB HISTORY Ink in milliliters and paper in square centimeters for each saved job; most recent job is number 0
TOTAL PRINTS Number of pages printed
MAINTENANCE CUTTER ADJUSTMENT Adjusts cutter position
CUTTER REPLACEMENT Moves the cutter to the replacement position
CLEANING NORMAL CLEANING, CLEAN EACH COLOR, POWER CLEANING
CLOCK SETTING MM/DD/YY HH:MM
Control Panel Menus
Control Panel Menus
Boldface type indicates the default setting. Press the Menu button to access the menus. See the User’s Guide for details.
Menu Item Settings / Explanation
PRINTER SETUP PLATEN GAP STANDARD, NARROW, WIDE, WIDER, WIDEST
PAGE LINE ON, OFF
ROLL PAPER MARGIN 15mm, 3mm
PAPER SIZE CHECK ON, OFF
PAPER SKEW CHECK ON, OFF
REFRESH MARGIN ON, OFF
AUTO NOZZLE CHECK ON: PERIODICALLY, ON: EVERY JOB, OFF
PRINT NOZZLE PATTERN OFF, ON: EVERY PAGE, ON: EVERY 10 PAGES
INITIALIZE SETTINGS Restores default settings
TEST PRINT NOZZLE CHECK Shows clogged or defected nozzles
STATUS SHEET Printer settings, total prints, and maintenance tank capacity remaining
NETWORK STATUS SHEET Network settings
JOB INFORMATION Date and Time and Ink and paper used for the last 10 jobs; most recent job is number 0
CUSTOM PAPER Information about registered paper confgurationsNETWORK SETUP NETWORK SETUP DISABLE, ENABLE
IP ADDRESS SETTING AUTO, PANEL
IP , SM, DG SETTING IP address, subnet mask, default gateway
BONJOUR ON, OFF
INIT NETWORK SETTING Resets all network settings
OPTIONS SETUP Spectro Proofer Displays status of various parts and performs device alignment
TAKE-UP REEL Displays version of the take-up reel installed (Pro 9890 only)
PAPER SETUP ROLL PAPER REMAINING Setting appears only when no paper is loaded
REMAINING PPR SETUP OFF, ON
ROLL PAPER LENGTH From 15 to 300 ft
ROLL LENGTH ALERT From 4 to 50 ft
PAPER TYPE Media type loaded in the printer
CUSTOM PAPER Paper No 1 to 10
PAPER TYPE Photo, Proofng, Fine Art, Matte, Plain, Others
PLATEN GAP STANDARD, NARROW, WIDE, WIDER
THICKNESS PATTERN PRINT
PAPER FEED ADJUST -0.70% to 0.70%
DRYING TIME 0.0 sec. to 10.0 sec.
PAPER SUCTION STANDARD, -1, -2, -3, -4
SET ROLL PAPER TENSION STANDARD, HIGH, HIGHER
REMOVE SKEW ON, OFF
HEAD ALIGNMENT PAPER THICKNESS
SELECT PAPER TYPE Media type loaded in the printer
SELECT THICKNESS 8 mil (0.2 mm), 4 mil to 60 mil (0.1 to 1.5 mm)
ALIGNMENT
AUTO UNI-D, BI-D 2-COLOR, BI-D ALL, BI-D #1, BI-D #2, BI-D #3, BI-D #4
Control Panel Menus (continued)
10Where To Get Help
Service Access
Telephone support Call (888) 377-6611. Make sure you have your
Unit ID number.

If you experience any diffculty with the toll-free number or your Unit ID number, call (562) 276-1305.
Internet Go to epson.com/support to download drivers and frmware, access product documentation and troubleshooting, and get technical advice through e-mail.
Support for non-Epson RIP Contact the RIP manufacturer.
Epson Preferred
SM
Unit ID number
Date of purchase
Serial number
Epson and Epson Stylus are registered trademarks and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson
UltraChrome is a registered trademark; ePlaten is a trademark; and Epson Preferred is a service mark of Epson America, Inc.
General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identifcation purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks.
This information is subject to change without notice.
2010 Epson America, Inc. 11/10
11Epson Stylus Pro 7890/9890 QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE Printed in USA CPD-28260 Control Panel Lights and Buttons Menu button Paper feed down button Left arrow or paper source button Pause/reset light and button Power light and button Paper feed up button OK button Paper light Ink light Black ink change button Paper release (ePlaten) light and button Paper cut button Ink cover open button

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