Epson Stylus Photo EX

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Make sure your paper meets the specifications for your product. If paper dust builds up on the rollers, they may lose traction and become unable to feed paper properly. Clean the paper guide. If roll paper does not feed, cut the end straight across and uncurl it by rolling it backward, if necessary.
When the red H ink light flashes, one or more ink cartridges are low on ink. When the red H ink light stays on, you need to replace the cartridge(s). When you print, you`ll also see a message on your screen telling you which cartridge is low or empty.
Depending on the type and intensity of the light your print is exposed to, a print on EPSON Photo Paper may last two or more years before noticeable fading occurs. Fade resistance could decrease in intense light conditions or increase if your print is protected by glass or special laminates.
The photo tray is overloaded. The paper is curled. The print side, or shiny side, of the paper is not loaded in the tray face down. The paper width guide is too tight against the paper stack.
Try connecting the product to another router, access point, switch or hub. Try connecting the product to your router, access point, switch, or hub with another Ethernet cable. Try printing from another computer on the network to see if the problem persists.
If EpsonNet Setup cannot find your product on a network, try these solutions: Make sure your product is turned on and connected to your network. Verify connection using your product control panel. Check if your network name (SSID) contains non-ASCII characters.
If the light is blinking red rapidly, there is a problem with the lamp. If the light is blinking red slowly, there is a problem with the projector. If the light is red and not blinking, the projector is overheating, which turns the projection lamp off automatically.
Turn the printer on at least once every two weeks to automatically clean the print head and prevent the nozzles from clogging. If you do not turn on the printer for a long time, the printer may malfunction.
Air exposure causes your prints to fade by a process called oxidation and, short of sorting your photos in a perfect vacuum, you can`t stop it. Assuming you don`t have access to a perfect vacuum, your photographs resistance to air will depend on the type of ink it uses.
The Cause of Clogs

Printheads clog because nozzles get blocked by either air or ink. Clogs usually happen when: You keep printing with depleted ink cartridges. Using empty ink cartridges can result in air bubbles that can clog your cartridge and/or printhead.

If the ink level is sufficient, but the printer still does not print black ink, you may need to run a cleaning cycle. A cleaning cycle is a process that cleans the printer heads and removes any clogged or dried ink.
As a rule of thumb, to achieve photo quality print, you will need to use an image resolution of 300 pixels per inch. We write this as 300 DPI and means that in each inch of your print there will be 300 pixels.
Restart All Your Devices

A restart helps fix any software glitches that could cause your wireless printer and connected devices not to work properly together. The wireless printer, router, computer/other device, wireless access point and modem all rely on your home or office network in order to connect to the internet.

Yes, you can reset the print settings to their original, default values. Press and hold down the Cancel button for 3 seconds. When the message to reset the printer to default settings appears, press OK to reset the print settings.
Remove and Re-Add Your Printer in Windows

If this happens, go to Settings > Devices > Printers & Scanners, select your printer, and remove it. Then click Add a Printer or Scanner to re-add it to the device list.

Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners > Add a printer or scanner.
You can connect a mobile device directly to the printer without a wireless router or access point. Note: Make sure the Epson Smart Panel app is installed on your mobile device before connecting to the printer. Press the home button, if necessary.
For printers, it usually means Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or both.
A `Paper has Jammed` message and light blinks

Remove any ejected paper from the front or back of the printer. Open the paper tray cover. Remove any loose photo paper from the paper tray, and then check for and remove any bent, wrinkled, or torn paper.

Epson Printer Errors

If your printer is displaying an error code or message on the control panel, search for `Error code` on your product`s FAQs tab.

The blinking power light indicates that the unit has a cartridge problem. There could be several reasons for this: 1. Incorrect, defective or swapped cartridges.
It is time to replace the lamp when: The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate. The message LAMP REPLACE appears on the screen when the lamp comes on and the lamp warning light is flashing orange. To maintain projector brightness and image quality, replace the lamp as soon as possible.
Check to see if the lamp is burned out, broken, or installed incorrectly. Reseat or replace the lamp as necessary. Make sure that the vents and air filter are not clogged with dust or obstructed by nearby objects.
For healthier print heads and more efficient ink consumption, however, it`s better to leave your printer on. Constantly switching your printer off and on will decrease your printer`s lifespan, so try to keep the off/on to a minimum.

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ANSWER : Had the same problem with the VM cartridge, I cleaned and put it back several times not luck,then the MK started acting up as well, cleaned it and put it back and worked, the VM however was still acting up. I turned the printer off and took out the VM and put it back without cleaning, turned on the printer and the VM is working now….come on Epson what the hell is wrong with this system.

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ANSWER : I have had my R280 for about 3 years. It has worked fine with generic cartridges for several years now. Last week it indicated I needed to replace one cartridge. I used a generic cartridge from the same manufacturer I had used before. The printer would not accept the new cartridge and now told me that I needed to replace 4 cartridges because it recognized them as non Epson. Surely there is some way to fool the printer so it does not recognize generic cartridges – which have worked well in the past and are still over half full! Anyone got any ideas?

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