Because Epson manufactures so many different models of printers, the best way to find out why an Epson printer does not print is to use online support on the Epson website. Each printer's user's guide is available online. In addition, there is a troubleshooting guide with a series of questions designed to lead to an answer to a specific problem.Know More
To access Epson online support, it is first necessary to know the printer's model name and number. When this is entered into the support page search box, a menu with all the available online help appears. The user's manual gives detailed instructions on diagnosing printing problems, including checking the error indicator lights, ensuring a sufficient quantity of paper is loaded in the printer, checking for paper jams in the interior, or finding out if the ink cartridge is empty or incompatible. Besides the user's manual, on each printer's support page, there are drivers and other software downloads, how-to videos, frequently asked questions and contact information if direct technical support is needed.
The troubleshooting guide is a special online diagnostic tool that asks questions to help a printer user find solutions to specific technical problems. It is available 24/7 and is a quicker way than an email message or phone call to solve a technical dilemma. After a user enters the model name and number, the first question appears. Based on the answer, further questions follow. At the end of the process, a solution page appears, or if the program cannot find the solution, contact information for further technical support is given.Learn more about Printers
Causes of printing errors vary from printer to printer, depending on the model and manufacturer. The ink cartridges may be running low on ink, even before the device gives a low-ink warning light, and replacing the ink cartridge may correct the problem. Other potential causes of color problems include cartridges in the wrong slot, printhead alignment problems and clogged printheads.Full Answer >
In order to print wirelessly, the printer and computer need to be hooked up to the same wireless network, or the computer must be directly connected to the printer via Wi-Fi, bypassing the network altogether. To print from a smartphone or tablet, download an app that enables wireless printing.Full Answer >
To print a protractor, download an image or a PDF file of a protractor, then print the protractor on a transparent plastic. Cut out the half circle section from the sheet.Full Answer >
Remove the ink cartridge from the printer, and place the small pins of the Epson chip resetter against the chip of the ink cartridge. Hold it there for approximately six seconds to reset the chip to its original "full" setting. If the resetter has an indicator light, a green light reveals that the reset was successful.Full Answer >