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Support. Epson scanners come with universal Mac support and industry-standard USB connectivity to ensure a seamless experience right from the start.
Support. We ensure that most Epson printers, ranging from personal desktop printers to large format graphics printers, are compatible with the latest version of macOS. We also offer dedicated support articles for the latest versions of macOS, so you can find the information you need.
1-1 of 1 Answer. Hi Jersey, As long as your Mac is running OS X 10.5 or higher it will work with the EcoTank ET-2800. Download the drivers from the Epson support site for the ET-2800.
If you cannot start EPSON Scan, try these solutions: Make sure your product is turned on and any interface cables are securely connected at both ends. Make sure EPSON Scan is selected in your scanning program. Make sure your computer is not running in a power-saving mode, such as sleep or standby.
Make sure the scanner is plugged into an electrical outlet and turned on, and that its cables are securely connected. If you previously saw a scanning option and you don`t see one anymore, try deleting the scanner (or multifunction printer) and adding it again.
You will get high-quality printouts from Epson printers as they provide a good resolution of up to 4800 × 1200 dpi. The ink cartridges used in these printers are cheap and affordable. You can also save money on printing costs by buying re-manufactured cartridges for your Epson printer.
HP printers are generally faster than Epson printers, especially when it comes to black-and-white prints. However, Epson printers have been known to offer better print quality and may be a better choice for those who prioritize quality over speed.
The most common issues that make a printer appear offline are old printer drivers, too many documents sent to the printer, network issues, loose cables, a paper jam or missing paper.
Most printers these days are Mac-compatible, but we have seen quite a few printers that work better with Windows PCs. The problem here lies in the driver software that controls the printer, which may be different on Macs and PCs.
Power down the printer and disconnect if it`s connected to your Mac via a cable. To re-add the printer, power it back up. The printer may appear in “System Preferences -> Printers & Scanners” automatically. If not, click the “+” button and follow the instructions to re-add it.
Make sure you have the latest software

On your Mac, to find out which version of printer software you`re using, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Printers & Scanners in the sidebar. Click the printer in the Printers list on the right, then check the Driver version.

Open your scanner

Choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Printers & Scanners in the sidebar. (You may have to scroll down.) Click the printer or scanner in the Printers list on the right, then click Open Scanner.

Make sure you have the latest software

On your Mac, to find out which version of printer software you`re using, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Printers & Scanners in the sidebar. Click the printer in the Printers list on the right, then check the Driver version.

If your Mac can`t connect to the printer, trying turning the printer off and back on. Make sure the printer is on and connected: Check that power is getting to the printer and that the necessary cables or wireless connections are in order. Turn the printer off and back on: Turn the printer completely off and back on.
Most printers these days are Mac-compatible, but we have seen quite a few printers that work better with Windows PCs. The problem here lies in the driver software that controls the printer, which may be different on Macs and PCs.

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