10. Holding the bottom edge of the paper, turn the
roll paper to remove slack. Make sure that the
bottom edge of the paper is straight, and that
it is aligned with the rows of holes.
11. Set the paper lever to the secured position, and
close the roll paper cover.
12. Press the Pause button. The print heads move
and the paper automatically feeds into the
printing position. READY appears on the LCD
Even if you do not press the Pause button, the print
heads move and paper feeds into the printing
position automatically. READY appears on the LCD
Now you are ready to print on roll paper. Make
sure the printer driver settings, then send the print
Connecting the Printer with Your
Using the built-in parallel interface or
built-in USB interface
Use a shielded, twisted-pair cable, or a standard
shielded USB cable.
When using an inappropriate cable or connecting
peripheral devices between the printer and the
computer, the connection may be unstable.
You cannot connect Windows 95 or NT 4.0
computers to the USB interface of the printer.
You cannot connect Macintosh computer to the
parallel interface of the printer.
The EPSON Printer Port and DMA transfer
features (for Windows Me, 98, and 95 only) of the
EPSON printer driver you install are not available
with USB connections. They are available only
with the parallel interface connection. For
information on the EPSON Printer Port and
DMA transfer, see your Reference Guide.
1. Make sure that both the printer and the
computer are off.
2. Attach the parallel or USB interface cable to
the printer as shown below.