Loading Roll Paper for Printing

To avoid feeding excess paper through the printer, make sure you don't select Sheet when you're using roll paper. If you're using thick roll paper, choose Roll Cutter Off. Paper that is too thick may damage the cutter. Once the roll paper is attached to the spindle and inserted in the printer, you're ready to load it for printing. First, open the roll paper cover and make sure the spindle is inserted correctly. Then follow these steps 1. Make sure the printer is turned on. Then press the Paper...

Running the Print Head Alignment Utility

Printer Head Alignment

If banding appears on your prints, or vertical lines are not straight, you need to align the print head. You can also use the control panel to align the head as described in Chapter 3 . For best results, use 13 x 19-inch EPSON coated ink jet paper short edge first . You'll need 4 sheets to complete the procedure, which includes 12 patterns of 7 rows each. The process takes about 15 minutes and aligns the print head for all modes and resolutions. 1. Load a sheet of paper in the printer. in the...

Choosing Basic Print Options

Before you print, you need to set basic printing properties. See page C-8 for instructions on advanced settings. Follow these steps to make basic settings for automatic printer adjustments 1. Choose Print from the File menu of your application. You see the Print dialog box. 2. Make sure your EPSON Stylus Pro 9000 printer is selected, and then click the Properties button. If you see a Setup, Printer, or Options button, click it instead. Then click Properties on the next screen. A dialog box like...