Epson PictureMate 100 User`s guide

Contents
PictureMate User’s Guide 6
Getting to Know Your PictureMate 7
Loading Paper 8
Supported Paper Types 9
Printing From Your Computer 10
Printing From a Windows Computer 10
Printing From a Macintosh Computer 13
Printing Photos Using Film Factory 18
Opening Your Photos in Film Factory 18
Printing Your Photos in Film Factory 20
Copying Photos to Your Computer 22
Compatible Memory Cards 23
Photo Image File Requirements 23
Inserting Your Memory Card and Copying Photos 24
Configuring PhotoStarter 27
Configuring CardMonitor 28
Preparing to Remove a Memory Card 28
Saving Your Photos to an External CD-R/RW, Zip, or Flash Memory Drive 29
Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos 31
Storing Your Prints 31
Displaying Your Prints 31
Storing Unused Paper 32
Printing Without a Computer 34
Compatible Memory Cards 34
Photo Image File Requirements 35
Inserting Your Memory Card 36
Printing a Proof Sheet from the PictureMate Print Wizard 37
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Printing All Your Photos From the PictureMate Print Wizard 38
Printing Some of Your Photos From the PictureMate Print Wizard 39
Viewing the PictureMate Main Menu 40
Selecting the Photos You Want to Print 41
Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu 46
Choosing a Layout 47
Confirming and Printing 47
Doing More With Your Prints 48
Adjusting Printer Settings 54
Printing From a PictBridge-enabled Digital Camera 57
Printing From an External CD, Zip Disk, or Flash Memory Drive 58
Printing Wirelessly From a Bluetooth Device 60
Printing With Bluetooth 61
Choosing Bluetooth Settings 62
Replacing the Photo Cartridge 65
Checking Your Cartridge Status (Ink Level) 65
Buying a PictureMate Print Pack 70
Removing the Used Photo Cartridge 71
Inserting the New Photo Cartridge 73
Taking PictureMate With You 76
Cleaning PictureMate 77
Improving Print Quality 78
Cleaning the Print Head Directly from PictureMate 78
Aligning the Print Head Directly From PictureMate 80
Checking the Print Quality Using the Computer 81
Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer 82
Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer 84
Solving Problems 87
Control Panel Messages 87
Running a Printer Check 89
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Software Installation Problems 90
Printing Problems 91
Memory Card Problems 92
Print Quality Problems 93
Problems With Paper Feeding 94
Miscellaneous Printout Problems 95
Where To Get Help 97
Uninstalling PictureMate Software 98
Uninstalling From a Windows Computer 98
Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS X 99
Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS 9 99
Setting Up Network Printing 100
Windows XP and 2000 101
Windows Me and 98 103
Macintosh OS X 10.2.x - 10.3.x 105
Macintosh OS 9 106
System Requirements 109
Windows System Requirements 109
Macintosh System Requirements 109
Important Safety Instructions 111
PictureMate Safety Instructions 111
Photo Cartridge Safety Instructions 112
PictureMate Screen (LCD) Safety Instructions 113
Specifications 115
Printing 115
Paper 115
Photo Cartridge 116
Mechanical 117
Electrical 118
Environmental 119
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AC Adapter 119
Built-in Card Slots 120
External Storage Devices 120
Standards and Approvals 121
Notices 123
How many photos will I get from a PictureMate Print Pack? 123
PictureMate Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee: 124
Copyright Notice 124
A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials 125
Trademarks 125
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PictureMate User’s Guide
This User’s Guide tells you how to print from PictureMate,TM print from a computer,
troubleshoot PictureMate, save your photos, and more. See these documents for
additional information:
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To set up your PictureMate, see the Start Here sheet.
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For a handy, portable reference to printing without a computer, see the Using
PictureMate Without a Computer book.
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To install software for using PictureMate with your computer, see the Using
PictureMate With a Computer booklet packed with your PictureMate software
CD.
Please follow these guidelines when reading these instructions:
Warnings must be followed carefully to avoid bodily injury.
Cautions must be observed to avoid damage to your equipment.
Notes contain important information about PictureMate.
Tips contain additional hints for better printing.
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Getting to Know Your PictureMate
LCD menu
screen
Save your photos to an
external drive (CD-R, Zip
disk, or thumb drive)
Turn PictureMate
on or off
Go back or stop
printing
Use these buttons
to move through
menu options
Click to print
Paper support
(load photo paper here)
Memory card light
(flashes when reading
card; on when card is in
printer)
Memory card
door
Output tray
(catches printed
photos)
USB port for PictBridge
cameras, external drives, or
optional BluetoothTM adapter
USB port for computer
Handle
Power
cable
Cartridge door
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Loading Paper
1. Open the output tray.
Open and pull up
paper support
Load
glossy side
up
Move
handle all
the way
down
Open output tray
Note: Keep the PictureMate handle to the back, under the paper feeder and all
the way down, to allow paper to feed through.
2. Open the paper support.
3. Pull up the top of the paper support.
4. Place your PictureMate Photo Paper against the right edge, with the glossy side
up.
Caution: Don’t load plain paper, this may cause damage to PictureMate.
Note: Load a maximum of 20 sheets at one time. If you are printing more than 20
photos, PictureMate will prompt you when it is time to load more paper. Make
sure paper is glossy side up to prevent smearing. For best results, don’t touch the
glossy surface of the paper.
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5. Slide the edge guide snug against the paper, but not so tight that the paper is bent.
Note: Always keep unused paper in the original package and store it flat to
prevent curling.
Supported Paper Types
PictureMate supports the following paper type:
PictureMate Photo Paper: 100 sheets are included in the PictureMate Print Pack
(part# T5570) along with a PictureMate Photo Cartridge.
Note: If you are out of PictureMate Photo Paper, but do not see the replace
cartridge message, you can still print. In this case, PictureMate Photo Paper from
a new Print Pack or Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper, Borderless 4 × 6 inches
(part# S041727 - 100 sheets) may be used. See How many photos will I get from
a PictureMate Print Pack?.
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Printing From Your Computer
When you print from your computer, you can edit, enhance, and organize your
photos, using your photo software, such as Adobe® Photoshop.®
Before you start, make sure your PictureMate software is installed as described in the
Using PictureMate With a Computer booklet.
Follow the instructions for your computer:
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Printing From a Windows Computer
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Printing From a Macintosh Computer
Tip: If your digital camera supports PRINT Image MatchingTM (P.I.M. or P.I.M. II)
or Exif Print, you can use these technologies to ensure the most accurate
reproduction of your photographs. See Printing Photos Using Film Factory.
Printing From a Windows Computer
You can print your photos from imaging applications in Windows.®
1. Open your photo in your program.
2. From the File menu, click Print. You see a Print window like this one:
Select EPSON PictureMate here
Click here to open
your PictureMate
software
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3. Make sure EPSON PictureMate is selected.
4. Click the Preferences or Properties button. (If you see a Setup, Printer, or
Options button, click it. Then click Preferences or Properties on the next
screen.)
You see the Printing Preferences or Properties window:
5. You can do the following:
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Select Borderless to print a photo without any borders or choose Borders to
print with a white border all around.
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If your photo is longer than it is wide, select Portrait orientation; if it is wider
than it is long, select Landscape.
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If you want to adjust your photo colors, you can change the Color Option.
Select Auto Correction to automatically adjust colors, Sepia to change the
colors to brown for an old-fashioned look, Black & White to change a color
photo to a black and white one, or No Correction to leave the photo to print
with no adjustment.
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If your photo was taken with a digital camera, select Digital Camera
Correction to minimize common digital flaws.
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To bring out the fine details of a particularly intricate photo, select Enhance
Fine Details (printing may be slower).
Tip: For more information about printer settings, click the ? or Help button.
6. Click OK.
7. At the Print window, click OK or Print to start printing.
During printing, this window appears and shows the progress of your print job. You
can use the buttons to cancel, pause, or resume printing. You can also see how much
ink you have left.
Click to cancel printing
Click to pause or
resume printing
See Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos for steps on properly storing your
printed photos.
Selecting Default Settings
Your printer settings only apply to the program you’re currently using. If you want,
you can change the Windows default printer settings for all your programs.
1. Right-click the
printer icon in the lower right corner of your screen (taskbar).
2. Select Printer Settings. You see the Printing Preference or Properties window.
3. Select the default settings you want to be the default for all your applications, then
click OK.
You can still change the printer settings in your individual programs whenever you
print.
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Printing From a Macintosh Computer
Follow the steps below for the operating system you are printing from:
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Macintosh OS X
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Macintosh OS 9
Macintosh OS X
If you’re printing from an OS X compatible application, follow the steps below to
print a photo. (If you’re using an application that’s compatible only with Macintosh®
Classic mode, follow the steps in Macintosh OS 9 instead.)
1. From the File menu, select Page Setup. You see this menu:
Select PictureMate
Select 4 × 6 in (Borderless)
or 4 × 6 in (Borders)
Select the Orientation
setting
2. Open the Paper Size menu and place your cursor on a 4 × 6 in option. You see
these extended options:
Select 4 × 6 in (Borderless) to print without any borders.
Select 4 × 6 in (Borders) to print with a white border all around.
3. Select the direction you want your photo to print as the Orientation setting.
Select
for vertical orientation,
for horizontal facing right, or
for
horizontal facing left.
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4. When you’re finished with the Page Setup settings, click OK.
5. Select Print from the File menu. You see a screen like this:
Select PictureMate
Click here and select
Print Settings
6. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. (In iPhoto,™ click Advanced
options to see the pop-up menu.) You see your printing options:
7. Select your print settings as follows:
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To bring out the fine details in your photo, select Enhance Fine Details
(printing may be slower).
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To print your photo in color, select Color; to print it in black and white,
select Black & White.
Tip: For more information about printer settings, click Help.
8. You can also choose these options in the pop-up menu:
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Copies & Pages, to select the number of copies or a page range
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Layout, to select page layout options
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Output Options, to save your print job as a PDF file
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Summary, to view a list of all your selections
9. Click Print.
10. To monitor the progress of your print job, click the
PictureMate or
Print
Center icon when it appears in the dock. If you clicked the Print Center icon,
double-click PictureMate. You see a screen like this:
11. From this window, you can do one of the following:
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To cancel printing, click the print job, then click Delete
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To pause printing, click the print job, then click Hold
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To resume printing, click a print job marked “Hold” and click Resume
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If multiple print jobs are listed and you want one to print before the other(s),
select the job and click the Status arrow to move it up.
12. When you’re finished, choose File > Quit in the PictureMate or Print Center
window.
See Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos for steps on properly storing your
printed photos.
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Macintosh OS 9
1. From the File menu, select Page Setup. You see the following:
Make sure you see
PictureMate
Select the
orientation of
your photo
2. Make sure PictureMate is selected. If not, you need to select it in the Chooser.
3. Select these print settings:
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Select Borderless to print a photo without any borders or choose Borders to
print with a white border all around.
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If your photo is longer than it is wide, select Portrait orientation; if it is wider
than it is long, select Landscape.
4. Click OK.
5. From the File menu, select Print. You see a window like the following:
6. Select the following print settings:
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If you want to adjust your photo colors, you can change the Color Option.
Select Auto Correction to automatically adjust colors, or Sepia to change
the colors to brown for an old-fashioned look, or Black & White to change a
color photo to a black and white one.
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To bring out the fine details in your photo, select Enhance Fine Details
(printing may be slower).
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If your photo was taken with a digital camera, select Digital Camera
Correction to minimize common digital flaws.
Tip: For more information about printer settings, click the ? button.
7. You can also do the following:
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Click
to change the Print button to Preview. You can then click it to
preview your printout.
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Click
to check your ink levels.
8. Click Print to start printing.
9. If you turned on background printing, you can open the EPSON MonitorIV
window by selecting it in the Application menu in the upper-right corner of your
screen.
10. Monitor the progress of your print job or do one of the following:
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To cancel printing, click the print job, then click the
icon.
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To pause printing, click the print job, then click the
icon.
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To resume printing, click a print job marked “Hold” and click the
icon.
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To check your ink levels, click
.
Note: If you’re not using background printing and you need to cancel printing,
hold down the J key and press the . (period) key.
See Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos for steps on properly storing your
printed photos.
Printing Photos Using Film Factory
You can use Film FactoryTM to organize, retouch, and print your photos. Follow the
steps in these sections:
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Opening Your Photos in Film Factory
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Printing Your Photos in Film Factory
Make sure you installed Film Factory as described in the Using PictureMate With a
Computer booklet.
Opening Your Photos in Film Factory
1. Start Film Factory. You see the main Film Factory screen:
Select the folder
containing your
photos
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Note: If you need help with Film Factory, select it from the Help menu or check
the on-screen Getting Started Guide that was installed with Film Factory.
2. Select the folder on your computer that contains your photos. Thumbnails of
your photos appear on the screen.
Note: Film Factory can open these file types: JPEG, PICT, BMP, TIF, FPX (read
only), PNG, GIF (read only), MacPaint, Photoshop, QuickTime,® SGI and Targa.
PRINT Image
Matching photos
are marked here
Note: If your digital camera supports P.I.M. (PRINT Image Matching), special
print information for accurate image reproduction and color correction is included
with your photo. Film Factory uses this information automatically when printing
your photos.
You can also import a photo into Film Factory from a disk, card, or scanner. See
the on-screen Getting Started Guide that was installed with Film Factory for
instructions.
3. To select a photo for printing, click its thumbnail on the screen. The thumbnail is
highlighted.
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4. Click Standard Prints on the left side of the screen. You see three buttons:
Note: You can also select other print options on the left side of the screen. But
don’t choose Greeting Cards, Stickers or Calendars; PictureMate doesn’t support
these options because they work only with larger paper sizes. If you have another
printer that supports larger paper sizes, you can use it with these print options.
Printing Your Photos in Film Factory
1. When you’re ready to print, click the Print Assignment button. You see this
screen:
Click to print
the date with
your photo
Select your
printer settings
here
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2. To print the current date with your photo, click the Print Date box.
3. Windows and Macintosh 9.x: Select these options in the Printer Settings box at
the bottom of the screen, in this order:
1 Make sure PictureMate
is selected
2 Select Sheet Feeder or
Sheet Feeder (No Margins) for borderless printing
3 Select
4 × 6 in
4 Select the
Media Type
Macintosh OS X: Select these options in the Printer Settings box at the bottom of
the screen, in this order:
1 Make sure PictureMate
is selected
3 Select
4 × 6 in
2 Select Borderless for normal photos or Borders if
you want to print an edge around your photos
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4. Click the Print button on the left side of the screen. You see more options:
Select the
number of copies
you want to print
Leave these
boxes checked
for the best
printed output
using P.I.M.
and/or Exif Print
data, if available
5. If your photo doesn’t look right in the preview, click the Back button to change
your settings. (Click the Detailed Preview button for a closer look.)
6. Select the number of copies you want to print.
Note: Leave the PRINT Image Matching and/or Exif Print box checked for the
best results when printing photos containing P.I.M. and/or Exif Print data.
7. Click the
Print button at the top of the screen.
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Windows: Your pictures are printed.
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Macintosh: You see the Print window; click Print. Your pictures are printed.
Follow the steps in Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos to properly store your
printed photos.
Copying Photos to Your Computer
If you’ve taken digital photos with your camera, you can insert the memory card into
a PictureMate memory card slot and copy the photos to your computer. You can
access the contents of the card just like any drive on your computer.
Follow the steps in these sections:
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Compatible Memory Cards
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Photo Image File Requirements
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Inserting Your Memory Card and Copying Photos
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Configuring PhotoStarter
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Preparing to Remove a Memory Card
Compatible Memory Cards
You can insert any of these types of memory cards into PictureMate:
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CompactFlashTM
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MicrodriveTM
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SD (Secure Digital)
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miniSDTM (requires miniSD adapter)
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MMCTM (MultiMediaCard™)
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xD Picture CardTM
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Sony Memory Stick®
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Memory Stick DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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Memory Stick PROTM
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Memory Stick PRO DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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MagicGateTM Memory Stick
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MagicGate Memory Stick DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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SmartMediaTM
Photo Image File Requirements
Make sure the photo image files on your memory card meet these requirements:
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JPEG files or uncompressed Tiff files only
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Resolutions ranging from 120 × 120 to 4600 × 4600 pixels
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Your PictureMate recognizes and prints the first 999 photos on your memory card.
Note: PictureMate supports P.I.M. (PRINT Image Matching) and Exif Print image
enhancement features. See your camera manual to see if these features are
included on your camera.
Inserting Your Memory Card and Copying Photos
1. Make sure PictureMate is on, then flip down the memory card door.
2. Insert the memory card into its slot, as shown.
CompactFlash or
Microdrive
(bottom)
Memory Stick
(middle)
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SD (Secure Digital), or
MMC (MultiMediaCard)
(middle)
xD Picture Card
(top)
SmartMedia
(top)
3. Push the card in until it stops (it won’t go in all the way). When the card is in, the
card light comes on.
Card
light
4. Close the memory card door.
Note: Insert just one card at a time. PictureMate can’t read multiple cards at once
and you may not be able to tell which card PictureMate is taking the images from.
5. What happens with your photos when your computer detects them depends on
the type of system you have:
Caution: If you access the card from your computer and delete files from the
card, add files to the card, or format the card, the card may not work correctly
with your camera and PictureMate may not be able to read the files on the card.
Always format cards and delete pictures using your camera. Do not copy files to
the card from your computer.
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In Windows XP, you see a screen like this:
Note: If you don’t see this screen, remove your memory card from
PictureMate and insert it again.
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You can choose any of the options to copy, view, or print your photos.
To copy photos to your computer, select Copy pictures to a folder on my
computer and click OK. Follow the on-screen instructions to select a folder
for your photos and copy them. Then go to step 6.
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In Windows 2000, Me, or 98, PhotoStarter opens and automatically copies
your photos to the Photos folder on your desktop. If this is the first time
you’ve inserted a memory card, you see the message below instead. Follow the
instructions in Configuring PhotoStarter to respond to the message.
Note: With Windows 2000, make sure you’ve installed Service Pack 4 or
later or the CardMonitor utility won’t launch when you insert a memory card.
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On a Macintosh, a drive icon appears on your desktop (the drive name is
determined by your digital camera). You can open the drive and copy your
photos to your computer.
If you have iPhoto and you have it set to open when a digital camera is
connected, it opens when you insert a memory card. Click the Import button
to copy photos to your Macintosh. See iPhoto Help for more information.
If you don’t have iPhoto, you need to set up Image Capture to use Epson
CardMonitor as described in Configuring CardMonitor.
6. When you’re done copying photos, carefully prepare your computer before
removing your memory card, as described in Preparing to Remove a Memory
Card.
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Configuring PhotoStarter
Follow these steps to set up PhotoStarter to copy photos to your computer:
1. When you see this message, click Next.
The PhotoStarter setup assistant opens:
2. Click Next again. The setup assistant asks you a series of questions about how you
want PhotoStarter to work.
The default settings cause the following to occur whenever you insert a memory
card:
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PhotoStarter copies your pictures to the Photos folder on your desktop.
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The pictures are stored in folders by date.
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Film Factory opens automatically.
Tip: Film Factory lets you view, modify, and print photos quickly and easily. For
instructions on using it, see Printing Photos Using Film Factory.
3. Change any of the settings you want, then click Next. When you see the
Confirmation window, click End.
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You can go back and change settings at any time by opening PhotoStarter:
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In Windows, click Start, point to Programs (or All Programs), Film Factory,
and click EPSON PhotoStarter3.0. Open the Settings menu and choose
Change Settings.
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On a Macintosh, open the EPSON PhotoStarter folder, then double-click
EPSON PhotoStarter. Open the Tools menu and choose Change Settings.
Configuring CardMonitor
Follow these steps to configure Epson CardMonitor in the Macintosh OS X Image
Capture utility:
1. Open the Applications folder and double-click Image Capture.
2. Open the Image Capture menu and select Preferences.
3. From the Camera Preferences list, select Other. A new Applications folder opens.
4. Open the Epson CardMonitor folder, select Epson CardMonitor, and click the
Open button.
5. Close the Image Capture utility. CardMonitor will now open automatically when
you insert a memory card. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Preparing to Remove a Memory Card
Once you’re finished copying photos from your memory card, follow the steps below
to remove it. Be sure to remove any cards before unplugging the USB cable from
PictureMate.
Caution: Do not eject a card while the card light is flashing, or without performing
the steps described below, or you may lose data on the card. Be sure your
memory card has been removed before unplugging the USB cable.
1. Depending on your operating system, you may need to do one of the following:
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If you’re using Windows XP or 2000, click the
Unplug or Eject
Hardware icon on the taskbar.
In Windows XP, click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
In Windows 2000, click Stop USB Mass Storage Device.
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For Windows 98 or Me, make sure the card light on PictureMate is not
flashing.
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On a Macintosh, drag the memory card icon from your desktop to the trash.
2. To remove a card, pull it straight out of the PictureMate slot.
Saving Your Photos to an External
CD-R/RW, Zip, or Flash Memory Drive
You can use your PictureMate to save photo files from your memory card onto a
CD-R/RW (CD-R media only), Iomega® Zip® disk, or flash memory (thumb) drive.
Note: To save your photos on your computer, see Storing and Displaying Your
Printed Photos.
This gives you an extra backup copy so you can delete the photo files from your
camera’s memory card and take more photos. With your backup, you can print your
photos later, share them with a friend, or copy them onto a computer.
Tip: It’s a good idea to have multiple backups of your photos, in case your
computer’s hard drive crashes or your photo files are deleted from your camera’s
memory card.
Note: Epson cannot guarantee the compatibility of any drives. If you’re not sure
about your drive, try connecting it.
1. Make sure the memory card is inserted in your printer. (See Inserting Your
Memory Card and Copying Photos.)
2. If you are using a CD-R/RW drive or Zip drive, plug it into an electrical outlet.
3. Connect the drive to PictureMate:
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For a CD-R/RW or Zip drive, connect your drive’s USB cable to the EXT/IF
port on the back of your PictureMate. Insert a CD-R or Zip disk in the drive.
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For a flash memory drive, plug it into the EXT/IF port on the back of
PictureMate.
Note: PictureMate checks to make sure there is enough free space for your
photos. If not, insert a new CD-R or Zip disk, or a clear off space or connect a
different thumb drive.
If you insert a blank CD-R in the drive before inserting a memory card in
PictureMate, you see an error message. Eject your CD-R to clear the error, insert
your memory card, then re-insert your CD-R.
4. Press the Save Photo button on PictureMate to begin saving your photos.
5. When you see this message, press OK.
6. When you see the Beginning backup confirmation, press OK.
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7. When your photos are saved, you see the following screen. Press OK.
Caution: Don’t remove the drive or memory card while the photos are being
saved, or you may lose photos on your card or drive. If you need to stop the
backup, press the Cancel button.
You can save photos multiple times to the same disk or drive until it is full. Each time
you save photos on the same disk or drive, they are saved in a new folder. The first
folder is named 001, the second folder is named 002, etc. If you save on a CD-R,
PictureMate names the CD-R Photo.
Storing and Displaying Your Printed Photos
Photos printed on PictureMate Photo Paper are beautiful, long lasting images. Follow
these guidelines to make sure they will look great for generations.
Storing Your Prints
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To avoid scratches or smudging, do not rub the printed side of the photo.
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If you stack photos, do not stack them with the printed sides touching.
Displaying Your Prints
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To ensure prints will last as long as possible, store them in glass frames or photo
albums.
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Keep prints out of direct sunlight to prevent fading.
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Let prints sit for 24 hours before framing.
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Storing Unused Paper
Return unused paper to the original package. Store paper away from extreme
temperatures, high humidity, and bright light.
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Printing Without a Computer
PictureMate lets you print photos quickly and easily without a computer. Just insert
your digital camera’s memory card, choose settings from the control panel, and press
Print.
For details, see these sections:
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Compatible Memory Cards
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Photo Image File Requirements
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Inserting Your Memory Card
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Printing a Proof Sheet from the PictureMate Print Wizard
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Printing All Your Photos From the PictureMate Print Wizard
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Printing Some of Your Photos From the PictureMate Print Wizard
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Selecting the Photos You Want to Print
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Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu
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Choosing a Layout
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Confirming and Printing
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Doing More With Your Prints
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Adjusting Printer Settings
Note: If you have a camera that supports the PictBridge standard, you can
connect the camera’s USB cable directly to PictureMate and control printing from
your camera. See Printing From a PictBridge-enabled Digital Camera.
Compatible Memory Cards
You can insert any of these types of memory cards into PictureMate:
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CompactFlashTM
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MicrodriveTM
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SD (Secure Digital)
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miniSDTM (requires miniSD adapter)
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MMCTM (MultiMediaCard™)
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xD Picture CardTM
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Sony Memory Stick®
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Memory Stick DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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Memory Stick PROTM
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Memory Stick PRO DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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MagicGateTM Memory Stick
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MagicGate Memory Stick DuoTM (requires Memory Stick Duo Adapter)
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SmartMediaTM
Photo Image File Requirements
Make sure the photo image files on your memory card meet these requirements:
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JPEG files or uncompressed Tiff files only
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Resolutions ranging from 120 × 120 to 4600 × 4600 pixels
Your PictureMate recognizes and prints the first 999 photos on your memory card.
Note: PictureMate supports P.I.M. (PRINT Image Matching) and Exif Print image
enhancement features. See your camera manual to see if these features are
included on your camera.
All digital cameras create JPEG files. See your digital camera manual for details.
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Inserting Your Memory Card
1. Make sure PictureMate is on, then flip down the memory card door.
2. Insert the memory card into one of the three slots, as shown.
CompactFlash or
Microdrive
(bottom)
SD (Secure Digital), or
MMC (MultiMediaCard)
(middle)
Memory Stick
(middle)
xD Picture Card
(top)
SmartMedia
(top)
3. Push the card in until it stops (it won’t go in all the way). When the card is in, the
card light comes on.
Card light
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4. Close the memory card door.
Note: Insert just one card at a time. PictureMate can’t read multiple cards at
once.
Removing Your Memory Card
To remove a card, pull it straight out of the PictureMate slot.
Caution: Do not remove a card while the card light is flashing, or you may lose
data on the card.
Printing a Proof Sheet from the PictureMate Print
Wizard
A proof sheet shows small, thumbnail images of all the photos on your memory card.
The proof sheet shows the photo numbers you will need when choosing photos for
printing. (The numbers might not match the numbers that you see in your camera.)
Note: If you don’t see the PictureMate Print Wizard, remove and reinsert your
memory card. If it still does not appear, see Turning the PictureMate Print Wizard
Off or On for instructions on turning it on.
When you insert the memory card, you see the PictureMate Print Wizard with this
message:
Note: If you have a large number of photos on your memory card and you want to
print a proof sheet with some photos instead of all of them; see Selecting the
Photos You Want to Print to choose photos, then see Choosing a Layout to select
the Proof Sheet layout.
1. Press
Print to print your proof sheet.
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Press Cancel if you have already printed a proof sheet for the photos currently on
your card or if you want to print all your photos and don’t need to see a proof
sheet. (To make sure you know which photos are on your card, you should print a
proof sheet if you have taken new photos or deleted photos since the last time you
inserted your card in PictureMate.)
Note: Your proof sheet includes up to 20 photos per sheet. It might print on
several sheets of paper, depending on the number of photos on your card.
2. Look at your proof sheet and choose the photo numbers for the photos you want
to print, then continue with Printing All Your Photos From the PictureMate
Print Wizard, Printing Some of Your Photos From the PictureMate Print Wizard,
or Selecting the Photos You Want to Print to select and print your photos.
Printing All Your Photos From the PictureMate Print
Wizard
After you print the proof sheet or cancel it, you see this screen; press
printing all your individual, 4 × 6-inch photos.
Print to start
Note: If your card has more than 20 photos, you will need to reload paper while
printing. Load a maximum of 20 sheets at a time. When you see the message
“Try loading paper again,” load more paper and press OK to continue printing. If
you need to cancel printing, press Cancel.
When printing is complete, you see the Main Menu. To learn more about the Main
Menu, see Viewing the PictureMate Main Menu.
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Tip: To start the PictureMate Wizard again, remove and re-insert your card (see
Inserting Your Memory Card).
Printing Some of Your Photos From the PictureMate
Print Wizard
To print one or several of your photos, follow these steps:
1. After you print the proof sheet, or cancel it in the PictureMate Print Wizard, you
see this screen; press OK.
2. Press or to highlight the number of the photo you want to print (use the
proof sheet to find photo numbers), then press OK to choose it.
Tip: Hold down
or
to scroll quickly.
3. Press or to choose the number of copies to print for that photo (up to 10),
then press OK.
4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for each additional photo you want to print.
The screen shows the selected photos and the number of copies for each. (You
may need to press or to scroll and see all your selected photos.)
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If you chose the wrong photo, you can deselect it. Highlight the selected photo
and press OK to uncheck it. If you need to change the number of copies, press OK
twice and change the number as described in step 3.
5. When you’re done selecting photos, press
Print.
You see this screen:
6. Confirm your photo selections (press or to scroll and see all your selected
photos), then press Print again to start printing.
Note: If the print confirmation is off, you will not see the screen above and only
need to press
Print once. (See Turning Print Confirmation Off or On for
details.)
Load a maximum of 20 sheets at a time. If you print more than 20 photos,
PictureMate will prompt you to reload paper while printing. When you see the
message “Try loading paper again,” load more paper and press OK to continue
printing. If you need to cancel printing, press Cancel.
When printing is complete, you see the Main Menu. To learn more about the Main
Menu, see Viewing the PictureMate Main Menu.
Tip: To start the PictureMate Print Wizard again, remove and re-insert your card,
(see Inserting Your Memory Card).
Viewing the PictureMate Main Menu
PictureMate’s Main Menu offers flexibility in choosing the photos you want and how
to print them. For example, you can choose page layouts such as wallet photos or
photos with borders.
Main Menu
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Tip: You can also crop your photos, print in black and white or sepia, or add the
time or date. (See Doing More With Your Prints.)
If the PictureMate Print Wizard is on the screen, press Cancel twice. The Main
Menu appears, as shown above.
You will also see the Main Menu after you finish printing from the PictureMate Print
Wizard.
When no card is inserted in PictureMate, you see the Main Menu.
Tip: To turn off the PictureMate Print Wizard and see the Main Menu only, see
Turning the PictureMate Print Wizard Off or On.
Selecting the Photos You Want to Print
The Select Photo option on PictureMate lets you decide how to choose photos to
print:
Make sure your memory card is inserted in PictureMate and the Main Menu is on the
LCD screen, then follow the steps in the appropriate section:
All Photos: print all the photos on your card
One Photo: print just one photo
Several Photos: select several photos by number, with one or more
copies for each
Range of Photos: choose a sequence of photos (for example,
photos 7 through 12) on your card
Camera-selected DPOF Photos: print a set of photos that you
pre-selected in your digital camera using DPOF (appears by default
and available when photos have been selected with DPOF only)
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All Photos
1. Press
or
to highlight Select Photo, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight All Photos, then press OK.
3. Go to Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu to continue.
One Photo
1. Press
or
to highlight Select Photo, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight One Photo, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight the photo you want to print, then press OK.
Tip: Hold down
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or
to scroll quickly.
You see the selected photo on the Main Menu:
4. Go to Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu to continue.
Several Photos
You can choose any photos on your card to print.
1. Press
or
to choose Select Photo, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Several, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight the photo number, then press OK to choose it.
Tip: Hold down
or
to scroll quickly.
4. Press or to choose the number of copies to print for that photo (up to 10),
then press OK.
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5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each additional photo. The screen shows selected photos
and a number of copies for each. (You may need to press or to scroll and see
all your selected photos.)
Note: If you chose the wrong photo, you can deselect it. Highlight the selected
photo and press OK to uncheck it. If you need to change the number of copies,
press OK twice and change the number as described in step 3.
6. When you’re done, press Back. You see the Main Menu with Several selected.
7. Go to Choosing a Layout to continue.
Range of Photos
A range of photos is a sequence of photos (for example, photos 7 through 12).
Choosing a range is convenient because you don’t have to choose each individual
photo. Look at the photo numbers on your proof sheet to determine the first and last
numbers in the range, then follow these steps:
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1. Press
or
to highlight Select Photo, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Range, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to choose the first photo under From. Then press OK.
Tip: Hold down
4. Press
or
or
to scroll quickly.
to choose the last photo under To. Then press OK.
5. Go to Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu to continue.
Camera-selected DPOF Photos
If your camera supports DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), you can use it to
pre-select which photos you want to print and how many copies.
See your camera’s manual to choose photos for printing with DPOF, then insert your
memory card in PictureMate. PictureMate automatically reads which photos you have
selected and how many copies to print for each one.
If you have chosen photos from your camera, DPOF is selected as the Select Photo
option by default.
Just press
Print to print your DPOF photos.
If DPOF is selected and you want to choose photos to print, press
highlight Select Photo, press OK, then choose a different option.
or
to
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If DPOF has been deselected and you want to select it again, follow these steps:
1. On the Main Menu, press
2. Press
or
or
to highlight Select Photo, then press OK.
to highlight DPOF, then press OK.
The photos that you chose from your camera to print are automatically selected,
including the number of copies.
Setting the Number of Copies in the Main Menu
You can print from 1 to 100 copies. Keep in mind that if you are printing all photos
or a range of photos, the number of copies applies to every photo.
Note: If you are printing Several photos, you already chose the number of copies
for each photo, so the Copies setting can’t be changed from the Main Menu. You
can choose up to 10 copies per photo when printing Several.
If you are printing DPOF photos, the number of copies is selected from your
camera and the Copies setting can’t be changed.
1. After selecting photos on the Main Menu, press
then press OK.
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or
to highlight Copies,
2. Press or to highlight the number of copies you want to print for each photo
(1 - 100), then press OK.
3. Continue with Choosing a Layout to choose a layout for your photos.
Choosing a Layout
1. On the Main Menu, press
2. Press or
press OK.
or
to choose Layout, then press OK.
to highlight the layout setting you want for your photo(s), then
You have four choices:
Borderless
Proof Sheet
Border
Wallet
3. Continue with Confirming and Printing to print your photos.
Confirming and Printing
Once you have made all the basic print settings, you are ready to print.
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Before printing, you may want to select other options for your photos. See Doing
More With Your Prints for details.
1. Press
Print.
2. Confirm your photo selections (press
photos)
or
to scroll and see all your selected
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If the list is okay, press
Print again to print your photo(s).
■
To make changes, press Cancel to go back.
Note: If the Print Confirmation is off, you will not see the screen above and only
need to press Print once. (See Turning Print Confirmation Off or On for details.)
Load a maximum of 20 sheets at a time. If you print more than 20 photos,
PictureMate will prompt you when you need to reload paper. When you see the
message “Try loading paper again,” load more paper and press OK to continue
printing.
PictureMate retains the settings you made after it is done printing. You can reset your
PictureMate to its original default settings; see Resetting PictureMate Print Settings.
Doing More With Your Prints
After you have made the basic print settings, you can use these additional settings to
refine your print(s):
Printing Photos in Black and White or Sepia
Cropping Your Photo
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Automatically Fixing Photo Appearance
Adding the Date or Time
All of these features are available under More Options on PictureMate’s Main Menu.
Note: The features described in this section do not affect or replace the original
digital photo file; they customize only the print(s) that you make at that one time.
These settings do not appear in the Print Confirmation screen.
Printing Photos in Black and White or Sepia
You can print your photo in black and white or sepia tone, without changing the
original photo.
Note: A sepia print has a brownish tone, for an old-fashioned photo look.
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Color Effects, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to choose Black and White or Sepia, then press OK.
4. Continue with Confirming and Printing to print your photos.
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Note: This setting remains in effect for all photos until you press and hold Cancel
for 3 seconds or turn your PictureMate off.
Cropping Your Photo
If you want to print only part of a photo, you can crop it to leave out the part you
don’t want. Choose one photo to crop at a time. (See One Photo to choose One
Photo from the Main Menu.) First you will print a template sheet for the photo
showing different cropping areas; then you will select the one you want to print from
that template. If you already have a reference template, you can skip to step 5.
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Print Crop Template, then press OK.
3. Press
Print to print the template.
Tip: The crop areas do not change, so you can print the template once and use it
as a reference for all your photos.
Your photo prints with a preview of the different cropping areas.
crop number
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4. Choose the number for the area you want to print.
5. Press
or
to highlight Crop, then press OK.
6. Press
OK.
or
to highlight the number you chose from the template, then press
7. Confirm the crop number you have selected.
8. Continue with Confirming and Printing to print your photo.
Note: This setting remains in effect for all photos until you press and hold Cancel
for 3 seconds or turn your PictureMate off.
Automatically Fixing Photo Appearance
Your PictureMate can automatically enhance or fix the appearance of your prints.
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
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2. Press
or
to highlight Auto Correct, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to choose one of the options.
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Enhance - automatically adjusts photos using P.I.M. or Exif Print features in
your digital photos (see your camera manual to see if it supports these
features). This option is automatically selected if your photo contains P.I.M.
or Exif Print information.
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Fix - use this if the photo you printed looks bad; corrects images that are too
dark or too bright.
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None - turns off enhancements (default setting when the photo has no P.I.M.
or Exif Print information).
4. Press OK.
5. Continue with Confirming and Printing to print your photos.
Note: This setting remains in effect for all photos until you press and hold Cancel
for 3 seconds or turn your PictureMate off.
Adding the Date or Time
You can add the date and/or time your picture was originally taken to your photo
when you print.
1. On the Main Menu, press
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or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. To print the date, press
3. Press
or
or
to highlight Date Stamp, then press OK.
to choose a setting:
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None (default; turns off the date stamp)
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yyyy.mmm.dd (2004.May.09)
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mmm.dd.yyyy (May.09.2004)
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dd.mmm.yyyy (09.May.2004)
4. Press OK.
5. To print the time, press
6. Press
or
or
to highlight Time Stamp, then press OK.
to choose a setting:
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None (default; turns off the time stamp)
■
12-hour (03:00 for 3 pm)
■
24-hour (15:00 for 3 pm)
7. Press OK.
8. Press
Print.
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9. Continue with Confirming and Printing to print your photos.
Note: This setting remains in effect for all photos until you press and hold Cancel
for 3 seconds or turn your PictureMate off.
Adjusting Printer Settings
You can adjust these settings on your PictureMate:
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Resetting PictureMate Print Settings
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Turning the PictureMate Print Wizard Off or On
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Turning Print Confirmation Off or On
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Adjusting the LCD Screen Contrast
Resetting PictureMate Print Settings
You can reset the PictureMate print settings (such as layout, color effect, or crop
settings) to the original, default settings. This won’t affect LCD contrast, print
confirmation, or PictureMate Wizard settings.
1. Press and hold Cancel for 3 seconds.
You see this screen:
2. Press OK to reset all the print settings.
Note: PictureMate also resets its default settings when you turn it off and back
on.
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Turning the PictureMate Print Wizard Off or On
When you first insert a memory card, the PictureMate Print Wizard guides you to
print a proof sheet, then to print some or all of your photos.
You may turn this feature off and print directly from the Main Menu all the time, or
if you turned the PictureMate Print Wizard off and you want to use it, you can turn it
back on.
Note: If you usually print all the photos on your memory card, turn off the
PictureMate Print Wizard. Then whenever you insert your memory card, you can
print all your photos by just pressing
Print.
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Print Wizard, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to choose On or Off, then press OK.
Turning Print Confirmation Off or On
The Print Confirmation screen lets you make one last check of your photo selections
before you print. You can turn this feature off (or back on).
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When the Print Confirmation is On, you see a screen like this that lets you check
settings before printing:
When the Print Confirmation is Off, the printer prints without a final confirmation
screen.
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Print Confirmation, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to choose On or Off, then press OK.
Adjusting the LCD Screen Contrast
1. On the Main Menu, press
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or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Maintenance, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight LCD Contrast, then press OK.
4. When you see this message, press OK to continue.
5. Press
or
to adjust the contrast, then press OK.
Printing From a PictBridge-enabled Digital
Camera
You can connect your PictBridge-enabled digital camera to the back of PictureMate
and use the camera to control printing. (See your camera’s documentation to see if it
supports the PictBridge standard.)
1. Make sure there are no memory cards in PictureMate’s memory card slots. The
card light should be off.
Note: If a memory card is inserted, the printer will read photos from the card, not
from a camera.
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2. Connect your camera’s USB cable to the port on the back of PictureMate.
3. Use your camera’s controls to print photos on PictureMate. See your camera
documentation for instructions.
Printing From an External CD, Zip Disk, or
Flash Memory Drive
If you saved your photos to a CD, Zip disk, or flash memory (thumb) drive (see
Saving Your Photos to an External CD-R/RW, Zip, or Flash Memory Drive), you can
connect the drive to the back of PictureMate and print just like you do when you
insert a memory card.
Tip: You can also print photos from a CD with pictures that you get from a photo
processing lab. (Photos must be in JPEG format. Some CDs may not be
supported.)
1. Make sure there are no memory cards in PictureMate’s memory card slots. The
card light should be off.
Note: If a memory card is inserted, the printer will read photos from the card, not
from an external drive. Remove the memory card to print photos on the drive.
2. If PictureMate is connected to a computer, disconnect it or turn the computer off.
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3. Connect your CD or Zip drive’s USB cable to the port on the back of
PictureMate, or plug your flash memory drive into the USB port on the back of
PictureMate.
4. For a CD or Zip drive, insert a CD or Zip disk with photos into the drive.
If you used PictureMate to save photos on the same CD-R, Zip disk, or flash
memory drive more than once, it will have multiple folders. You see this message:
Press or to choose the folder where your photos are stored, then press OK.
(The most recently saved folder has the largest number.)
5. PictureMate counts the photos on your drive, then shows one of the following
messages:
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If you see this message, go to Printing a Proof Sheet from the PictureMate
Print Wizard and follow the instructions there to print your photos from the
PictureMate Wizard.
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■
If you see this screen, see Viewing the PictureMate Main Menu to learn more
about printing from the Main Menu.
Printing Wirelessly From a Bluetooth
Device
To send and print photos wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as digital
still cameras, digital video cameras, PDAs, mobile phones, and computers, you can
use the optional Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter, available from Epson.
The Epson Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter (part# C12C824142) is available from
your local retailer or the Epson StoreSM at (800) 873-7766, or you can visit our web
site at www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766
for dealer referral.
Note: While PictureMate complies with the Bluetooth specification, it is not
guaranteed to work with all devices enabled with Bluetooth wireless technology.
The communication range of this product is approximately 33 feet (10 meters);
however, this may vary depending on conditions, including obstacles between devices,
signal quality, magnetic fields, static electricity and electromagnetic interference,
software, operating system, reception sensitivity, and antenna performance.
The following profiles are available: Basic Imaging Profile (BIP), Hardcopy Cable
Replacement Profile (HCRP), and Object Push Profile (OPP).
Caution: Do not remove the adapter while it is communicating with another
device or while PictureMate is printing (while the blue light is flashing). Doing so
may cause PictureMate to malfunction.
See these sections for information:
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■
Printing With Bluetooth
■
Disconnecting the Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter
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Choosing Bluetooth Settings
Printing With Bluetooth
1. Make sure PictureMate is on but not printing.
Caution: Do not connect the Bluetooth Photo Print adapter while PictureMate is
printing; this may cause PictureMate to malfunction.
2. Fold up the top of the Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter.
3. Plug the adapter into the USB port on the back.
Note: The Bluetooth Photo Print adapter light comes on for one second. If the
light does not turn on, disconnect the adapter, then reconnect it.
4. Make sure you are within about 30 feet of PictureMate, then select the photo you
want to print from your Bluetooth device and send it to PictureMate as follows:
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For Windows, send photos directly to PictureMate with your Bluetooth file
sharing program. See the documentation included with your computer’s
Bluetooth adapter for details on setting up Bluetooth file sharing and sending
files.
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For a Macintosh with Mac OS X 10.2 or later, double-click the Bluetooth
File Exchange utility in your Utilities folder. Then follow the on-screen steps
to choose a photo file, discover your printer, and send the photo.
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For cell phones and PDAs, see your product’s documentation for instructions
on setting up Bluetooth file sharing and sending files.
Printing starts automatically.
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Note: To print from a device with encryption, to use pairing, to use a passkey, or
to adjust Bluetooth settings, see Choosing Bluetooth Settings.
Disconnecting the Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter
Make sure PictureMate isn’t printing, then pull the adapter out from the USB
connector, as shown.
Caution: Do not remove the adapter when the blue light is flashing; this may
cause PictureMate to malfunction.
Choosing Bluetooth Settings
If necessary, use the PictureMate buttons to choose settings for Bluetooth wireless
communication. You may need to enter a passkey for PictureMate, or turn on
encryption, depending on the settings for the Bluetooth-enabled device from which
you want to print.
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1. Press the
button on PictureMate to choose More Options and press OK.
2. Press the
button to see the Bluetooth options:
3. Choose settings in the Bluetooth option menus listed below.
Option
Settings
Description
BT Device Name
PictureMate-(number)
(Default = 0)
If multiple Bluetooth-enabled
printers are in the same
communication range, you can
distinguish them by assigning
each a unique number (from 0
through 9). To make the Device
Name Setting take effect, turn
PictureMate off and then back on.
BT Comm. Mode
Discoverable
This mode allows
Bluetooth-enabled devices to
freely discover PictureMate and
send print jobs.
Not discoverable
This mode prevents unknown
devices from discovering the
printer. To print in this mode, first
search for PictureMate once in
Discoverable mode. After your
device has discovered
PictureMate, it will subsequently
be able to communicate with and
print from it in this mode.
Pairing (Bonding)
This mode requires that a
four-digit Passkey be entered into
a device before it can
communicate with and print from
PictureMate.
On/Off
Select On to encrypt
communication. Encryption
requires that a four-digit Passkey
be entered into a device before it
can communicate with and print
from PictureMate.
BT Encryption
(Default = Off)
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Option
Settings
Description
BT Passkey
Any four-digit number
The Passkey Setting allows you to
set the four-digit Passkey that
must be entered into a device
before printing if Pairing (Bonding)
is selected as the Communication
Mode or if Encryption is On.
(Default = 0000)
Bluetooth PIN
BT Device Address
Set at the factory
(Example)
11-11-11-11-11-11
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Displays the unique Bluetooth
Device Address of PictureMate.
Replacing the Photo Cartridge
Your PictureMate will let you know when the photo cartridge is low or expended.
When the photo cartridge is low, it’s a good idea to get a new PictureMate Print Pack,
which includes a new PictureMate Photo Cartridge (ink) and 100 sheets of
PictureMate Photo Paper. Visit www.MyPictureMate.com for more information.
When PictureMate’s photo cartridge is expended, you see this message on its LCD
screen:
Tip: If you see this message while printing, you can still replace the photo
cartridge and continue the current print job. Just replace it without turning off and
unplugging PictureMate.
You can check the ink level at any time (see Checking Your Cartridge Status (Ink
Level)).
Caution: Do not refill the photo cartridge. This could result in damage to
PictureMate from ink spills.
When the photo cartridge needs to be replaced and you are out of paper, see these
sections:
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Buying a PictureMate Print Pack
■
Removing the Used Photo Cartridge
■
Inserting the New Photo Cartridge
Checking Your Cartridge Status (Ink Level)
You can check the approximate level of ink in your photo cartridge on the
PictureMate LCD screen or with your computer software. Go to the appropriate
section:
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PictureMate LCD Screen
■
PictureMate Status Monitor for Windows
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PictureMate Status Monitor for Macintosh OS X
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PictureMate Status Monitor for Macintosh OS 9
PictureMate LCD Screen
1. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Maintenance, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight Cartridge Status, then press OK.
4. You see a screen with the approximate ink level in your photo cartridge. Press OK
to close the screen.
Note: If the status (ink level) is down to only one bar, you should buy a new
PictureMate Print Pack. See Buying a PictureMate Print Pack for details.
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PictureMate Status Monitor for Windows
You can check the amount of ink remaining in the photo cartridge using
EPSON Status Monitor 3 or the progress meter.
Open EPSON Status Monitor 3 in one of the following ways.
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Double-click the
printer icon on your Windows taskbar.
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Open the printer software (see Printing From a Windows Computer for
instructions), click the Maintenance tab, then click the EPSON Status
Monitor 3 button.
A screen displays the remaining amount of ink.
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The progress meter dialog box appears automatically when you send a print job to
the printer. You can check the remaining amount of ink from this dialog box.
PictureMate Status Monitor for Macintosh OS X
1. Double-click Macintosh HD (the default hard disk name), double-click the
Applications folder, then double-click the EPSON Printer Utility icon. The
Printer List window appears.
2. Select PictureMate, then click OK. The EPSON Printer Utility dialog box
appears.
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3. Click the EPSON StatusMonitor button. The EPSON StatusMonitor window
appears, showing the approximate amount of ink left in the photo cartridge.
4. Close the Epson Printer Utility.
PictureMate Status Monitor for Macintosh OS 9
1. Access the Print or Page Setup dialog box (see Printing From a Macintosh
Computer for instructions).
2. Click the
utility icon button, then click the EPSON StatusMonitor button
in the Utility dialog box.
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The EPSON StatusMonitor window appears, showing the approximate amount
of ink left in the photo cartridge.
Buying a PictureMate Print Pack
The PictureMate Print Pack (part# T5570) has everything you need to print in one
box: 100 sheets of PictureMate Photo Paper and a new PictureMate Photo Cartridge.
Note: If you are out of PictureMate Photo Paper, but do not see the Replace
cartridge message, you can still print. Use Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper,
Borderless 4 × 6 inches (part# S041727).
You can buy a Print Pack wherever PictureMate is sold or from retailers that sell
printer supplies.
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You can also buy the Print Pack from the Epson Store at (800) 873-7766 or visit
www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for
dealer referral.
Note: Use your photo cartridge within six months of installing it and before the
expiration date on the package.
Visit www.MyPictureMate.com for information about PictureMate, special offers,
and accessories.
Removing the Used Photo Cartridge
Make sure you have a new PictureMate photo cartridge before you begin. Once you
start replacing a cartridge, you must complete all the steps in one session.
Tip: If you see the Replace cartridge message while printing, you can still
replace the photo cartridge and continue the current print job. Just replace it
without turning off and unplugging PictureMate.
Caution: Do not refill the photo cartridge. This could result in damage to
PictureMate from ink spills.
1. If PictureMate is on, press the
On button to turn it off.
2. Wait until the LCD screen goes blank, then disconnect the power cable and USB
cable (if connected).
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3. Flip the handle over to the front.
4. Open the cartridge door.
5. Move the lever to the Release position by sliding it in the direction shown. This
releases the cartridge.
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6. Carefully pull out the cartridge and dispose of it properly.
Warning: Keep ink cartridges out of the reach of children and do not drink the ink.
If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets
in your eyes, flush them thoroughly with water. If discomfort or vision problems
continue after flushing, see a doctor immediately.
Inserting the New Photo Cartridge
1. Shake the cartridge four or five times while it is still in its package. Then unwrap
the cartridge.
Caution: Don’t touch the circuit board. Install the photo cartridge immediately
after you remove it from its package. If you leave a cartridge unpacked for a long
time before using it, normal printing may not be possible.
2. Make sure the lever is in the Release position.
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3. Slide the cartridge straight into the slot, label side up, until it is fully inserted.
Push in both sides evenly to make sure it is not crooked.
If either side is sticking out, remove the cartridge and reinsert it so the cartridge is
straight.
Crooked
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Straight
4. Move the lever right to the Lock position. If it does not lock in place, the
cartridge is crooked; you need to push in whichever side is sticking out too far.
(See step 3.)
Caution: If the cartridge is not inserted correctly, ink may leak out.
5. Close the cartridge door. Make sure it is completely closed.
6. Move the handle over to the back.
7. Reconnect the power cord. If you’re using a computer or external drive, reconnect
the USB cable to PictureMate.
8. Turn PictureMate back on.
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When PictureMate recognizes the new photo cartridge, it starts charging the ink
and you see an ink charging message. When charging is complete, you can begin
printing again.
Taking PictureMate With You
PictureMate’s handle makes it easy to carry short distances. If PictureMate is going to
travel a longer distance, you should pack it carefully to protect it from getting
damaged.
Caution: Keep PictureMate out of the sun and don’t leave it in your car or other
location where it can get too hot.
1. If PictureMate is on, press the
On button to turn it off.
2. Wait until the LCD screen goes blank, then unplug the power cord from the
electrical outlet.
3. Remove paper from the paper support and output tray.
4. Push down the top of the paper support and close it against PictureMate. Then
close the output tray.
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5. Disconnect the power cord and any connected USB cable from the back of
PictureMate.
6. Pack both the PictureMate and its power cable in the box that PictureMate came
in, or in the optional Carrying Case.
Caution: Make sure the photo cartridge is installed before transporting. Don’t
place PictureMate on its side or upside down, or ink may leak.
Note: If your prints don’t look as good after PictureMate has been moved, try
aligning the print head. See Aligning the Print Head Directly From PictureMate.
Tip: You can order an optional PictureMate Carrying Case (part# ARC1B) from the
Epson Store at (800) 873-7766 or visit www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In
Canada, please call (800) 463-7766 for dealer referral.
Cleaning PictureMate
To keep PictureMate working at its best, you should clean it several times a year.
Follow these steps:
1. Turn off PictureMate, unplug the power cord, and disconnect any USB cables or
drives.
2. Remove all paper, then use a soft brush to clean any dust or dirt from the paper
feeder.
3. Clean the PictureMate exterior with a soft, damp cloth.
4. Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the PictureMate screen. Do not use liquid or
chemical cleaners on it.
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Caution: Never use a hard or abrasive brush, or alcohol or thinner for cleaning;
they can damage the components and case.
Don’t get water on the components and don’t spray lubricants or oils inside
PictureMate.
Improving Print Quality
If your print quality is not as good as it used to be, if your photos are too light or faint,
or if you are missing colors in your prints, you may need to clean the PictureMate
print head. You can check to see if your print head needs cleaning before you actually
clean it. If you see misaligned vertical lines or dark or light banding, you may need to
align the print head.
Follow the steps in these sections to clean or align the print head using the
PictureMate buttons or the PictureMate software on your computer:
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Cleaning the Print Head Directly from PictureMate
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Aligning the Print Head Directly From PictureMate
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Checking the Print Quality Using the Computer
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Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer
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Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer
Cleaning the Print Head Directly from PictureMate
If your print quality is not as good as it used to be, your PictureMate’s print head
nozzles may be clogged. Follow these steps to clean the print head.
1. On the Main Menu, press
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or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
2. Press
or
to highlight Maintenance, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight Clean Print Head, then press OK.
4. When you see this message, press OK to begin cleaning the print head.
The cleaning takes about 40 seconds, during which the message Cleaning print
head. Please wait. appears on the screen and PictureMate makes some noise.
Caution: Never turn off PictureMate while it is cleaning its print head, unless it
hasn’t moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.
5. When cleaning is complete, you see a message asking if you want to print a nozzle
check pattern. If you want to check to see if the nozzles are clean, load a sheet of
photo paper (see Loading Paper), then press OK to print the nozzle check.
If you don’t want to print a nozzle check, press Cancel to go back to the
PictureMate Main Menu.
6. Check the pattern to see if there are any gaps in the lines.
Each staggered line should be solid, with no gaps, as shown.
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If you see any gaps (as shown below), you need to clean the print head again.
7. If there are gaps, press OK to clean the print head again. If there are no gaps, press
Cancel to go back to the PictureMate Main Menu.
If you don’t see any improvement after cleaning three or four times, refer to
Solving Problems.
You can also turn PictureMate off and wait overnight—this allows any dried ink
to soften—and then try cleaning the print head again.
Aligning the Print Head Directly From PictureMate
If you have moved PictureMate and the print quality is not the same as it was
before—for example, if you see misaligned vertical lines or dark or light horizontal
banding—you may need to align the print head.
1. Make sure a sheet of photo paper is loaded (see Loading Paper).
2. On the Main Menu, press
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or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight Maintenance, then press OK.
4. Press
or
to highlight Align Print Head, then press OK.
5. Press the
Print button when you see the next message.
6. When the pattern prints, look at the print and see which line pattern is the
straightest. (You may need to use a magnifying glass.)
Example of
straightest
line pattern
7. Press
or
to highlight the number for the best pattern in set #1 (1 to 15),
then press OK.
8. Press
or
to highlight the number for the best pattern in set #2 (1 to 15),
then press OK.
9. Press OK to exit the alignment screen. The Main Menu appears.
Checking the Print Quality Using the Computer
You can check PictureMate’s print quality from your computer and clean the print
head, if necessary.
1. Make sure PictureMate is connected to your computer and turned on but not
printing.
2. Make sure a sheet of photo paper is loaded (see Loading Paper).
3. Windows: Right-click the
printer icon on your taskbar (in the lower right
corner of your screen). Select Nozzle Check.
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Macintosh OS X: Open the Applications folder and select EPSON Printer
Utility. Select PictureMate in the printer list, click OK, and select Nozzle
Check.
Macintosh OS 9: Open the File menu and choose Page Setup or Print. Click
the
utility button, then click the Nozzle Check button.
4. Follow the instructions on the screen to print a nozzle check pattern:
The nozzle check pattern prints. Each staggered line should be solid, with no gaps,
as shown.
If you see any gaps (as shown below), you need to clean the print head. See
Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer.
Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer
If your print quality is not as good as it used to be, your PictureMate’s print head
nozzles may be clogged. Follow these steps to clean the print head.
1. Make sure PictureMate is connected to your computer and turned on but not
printing.
2. Windows: Right-click the
printer icon on your taskbar (in the lower right
corner of your screen). Select Head Cleaning.
Macintosh OS X: Open the Applications folder and select EPSON Printer
Utility. Select PictureMate in the printer list, click OK, and select Head
Cleaning.
Macintosh OS 9: Open the File menu and choose Page Setup or Print. Click
the
utility button, then click the Head Cleaning button.
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3. Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the print head.
Cleaning takes about 40 seconds. PictureMate makes some noise and its screen
displays progress messages.
Caution: Never turn off PictureMate while it is cleaning its print head, unless it
hasn’t moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.
4. When cleaning is finished, make sure paper is loaded, then do the following:
Windows: Click Print nozzle check pattern. Then click Print.
Macintosh: Click Confirmation, then click Next.
The nozzle check pattern prints (see Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern for
details).
5. If the nozzle check pattern has no gaps, click Finish.
If the pattern has gaps, click Clean to clean the print head again.
If you don’t see any improvement after cleaning three or four times, refer to
Solving Problems.
You can also turn PictureMate off and wait overnight—this allows any dried ink
to soften—and then try cleaning the print head again.
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Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern
Examine the nozzle check pattern you printed. Each staggered line should be solid,
with no gaps, as shown.
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If your printout looks okay, you’re done.
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If you see any gaps (as shown below), clean the print head again.
Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer
If your printouts contain misaligned vertical lines, or you see light or dark horizontal
banding, you may need to align the print head.
1. Make sure PictureMate is connected to your computer, and turned on but not
printing.
2. Load several sheets of PictureMate Photo Paper.
3. Windows: Right-click the
printer icon on your taskbar (in the lower right
corner of your screen). Select Print Head Alignment.
Macintosh OS X: Open the Applications folder and select EPSON Printer
Utility. Select PictureMate in the printer list, click OK, and select Print Head
Alignment.
Macintosh OS 9: From the File menu, select Page Setup or Print. Click the
utility button, then click the Print Head Alignment button.
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4. Follow the instructions on the screen to print a test page. You see a window like
this one:
5. On the test page, select the square without any visible bands. You may need to use
a magnifying glass. Select one square for each pattern (1 and 2).
6. Enter the number of the best square in each pattern in the corresponding boxes on
the screen. Then click Finish.
If you can’t find a square without visible bands, choose the one that looks the best.
Then click Realignment to print another test page and repeat this step.
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Solving Problems
There are several ways to diagnose problems:
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To identify the most common problems, check for Control Panel Messages.
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If your PictureMate is connected to your computer and you’re not sure whether
the problem is coming from PictureMate or the computer, run a printer check as
described in Running a Printer Check.
For solutions to specific problems, see these sections:
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Software Installation Problems
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Printing Problems
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Memory Card Problems
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Print Quality Problems
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Problems With Paper Feeding
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Miscellaneous Printout Problems
If you need to uninstall and then reinstall your software to solve your problem, see
Uninstalling PictureMate Software.
If the solutions here don’t solve your problem, see Where To Get Help.
Control Panel Messages
If your PictureMate has any problems, you can check the PictureMate screen for a
message. If you see one of these messages, here’s what to do:
Message
What to Do
Purchase a PictureMate Print Pack and replace the photo
cartridge with a new one. If the cartridge is new, check
to make sure it is inserted correctly. See Replacing the
Photo Cartridge.
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Message
What to Do
Load or remove and reload paper in the paper support,
and press the OK button to clear this message.
PictureMate resumes printing. See Loading Paper for
instructions.
Carefully pull out the jammed paper, then reload paper
and continue printing or try printing again. Don’t load
wrinkled sheets or plain paper. See Paper doesn’t feed
correctly or jams inside PictureMate. if your PictureMate
is having frequent jams.
The cartridge door is not closed completely. Close the
cartridge door on the back of PictureMate. Make sure
both sides click in and close.
Reinstall a genuine PictureMate photo cartridge from the
PictureMate Print Pack. See Replacing the Photo
Cartridge.
PictureMate has a hardware error that may require
service. Contact Epson as described in Where To Get
Help.
Use a compatible memory card. Format your card with
your camera, not a computer. See the card types you can
use in Compatible Memory Cards. The file types on the
card may not be supported. See Photo Image File
Requirements.
Disconnect the Bluetooth Photo Print adapter, then
reconnect it to PictureMate. See Disconnecting the
Bluetooth Photo Print Adapter.
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Message
What to Do
Press the
On button to turn PictureMate off. Wait a
few seconds, then turn it on again. If the error does not
clear, see Where To Get Help.
Running a Printer Check
You may need to run a printer check to see if a problem comes from PictureMate
itself or some other source.
1. If PictureMate is connected to your computer or other USB device, make sure
they are both turned off. Then disconnect the USB cable from PictureMate.
2. On the Main Menu, press
or
to highlight More Options, then press OK.
3. Press
or
to highlight Maintenance, then press OK.
4. Press
or
to highlight Nozzle Check, then press OK.
5. When you see this message, press the
Print button.
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6. PictureMate prints a page showing a nozzle check pattern. (If the pattern has gaps,
you need to clean the print head; see Improving Print Quality.)
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If the check page printed, the problem isn’t with PictureMate. It may be your
memory card, software settings, interface cable, or computer, or your software
may not be installed correctly. Try the suggestions in Software Installation
Problems and Memory Card Problems.
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If the check page did not print, PictureMate may have a problem. Try the
suggestions in Printing Problems.
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If nothing works, contact your dealer or Epson as described in Where To Get
Help.
7. After examining the check page, remember to turn off PictureMate and reconnect
its cable to your computer, if desired.
Software Installation Problems
You’re having problems installing the PictureMate software.
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Carefully follow the installation instructions in the Using PictureMate With a
Computer booklet. Do not connect PictureMate to the computer until you are
instructed to connect it. Then connect the USB cable securely to the PictureMate
and the computer. Also make sure your system meets the requirements listed in
System Requirements.
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Close your other programs, including any screen savers and virus protection
software, and install the software again.
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If your PictureMate icon doesn’t appear in the Macintosh OS 9 Chooser, you
may have too many items in the Chooser. Delete any unused items and check the
Chooser again.
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If you are using Macintosh OS X and you do not see PictureMate listed in the
Format for menu under Page Setup, you may need to set up PictureMate in Print
Center or the Printer Setup Utility. See the Using PictureMate With a Computer
booklet for instructions.
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For Windows 2000, if you see an error message or your software doesn’t install
correctly, you may not have software installation privileges. Contact your System
Administrator.
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Make sure Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, or XP was preinstalled on your system.
The USB Printer Device Driver may not install correctly if you’ve upgraded from
Windows 95.
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Make sure the USB Controller is working properly in Device Manager. See your
Windows help system for details. If it’s not working, contact your computer
manufacturer.
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If you’re printing over a network, see Setting Up Network Printing for
instructions on configuring your PictureMate software for use on a network.
Printing Problems
PictureMate is on, but nothing prints.
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If you’re printing from your computer, make sure the USB cable is connected
securely at both ends and that the cable meets the requirements in System
Requirements.
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If you’re printing from your computer, check to see if PictureMate is causing the
problem, as described in Running a Printer Check. If the check page prints, make
sure your software is installed correctly.
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If you’re printing on a network, see Setting Up Network Printing for instructions
on configuring your PictureMate software for use on a network.
PictureMate sounds as though it is printing, but nothing prints.
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Make sure the print head nozzles are not clogged. To clean the print head, see
Improving Print Quality.
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PictureMate won’t operate properly if it’s tilted or at an angle. Place it on a flat,
stable surface that extends beyond the base in all directions.
PictureMate makes noise when you turn it on or after it has been sitting for
awhile.
PictureMate is performing routine maintenance.
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Printing is too slow.
Because of PictureMate’s high print quality, it may take a little while to print your
photos. If you are printing from a computer, check the requirements in System
Requirements. If you’re printing a high-resolution image, you need more than the
minimum requirements listed. You may also need to:
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Clear space on your hard drive or run a defragmentation utility.
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Close open programs that you’re not using.
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Increase your system’s memory (RAM).
For the fastest printing, try these tips:
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Choose Black & White if your photo doesn’t include color.
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If PictureMate is connected to a USB hub, disconnect any USB devices that
you’re not using.
Memory Card Problems
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Make sure only one card is inserted at a time.
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PictureMate recognizes and can print the first 999 photos on a memory card.
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Make sure photos are in JPEG or uncompressed Tiff format and taken with a
DCF-compliant digital camera.
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Make sure you follow the instructions in the Using PictureMate With a Computer
booklet to install the software, including the card utilities: Card Monitor and
PhotoStarter.
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Check your PhotoStarter settings. See Configuring PhotoStarter for instructions.
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If you access the card from your computer and delete files, the card may not work
correctly with your camera. Always delete pictures using your camera.
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If you’re using Windows XP, you may need to install your Windows storage
device driver. See your Windows help for more information.
Print Quality Problems
You see banding (light lines).
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The print head may need cleaning; see Cleaning the Print Head Directly from
PictureMate or Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
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Make sure the glossy, printable side of the paper is face up.
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The photo cartridge may need replacing. See Replacing the Photo Cartridge for
instructions.
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The print head may need alignment; see Aligning the Print Head Directly From
PictureMate or Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
Your photo is blurry or smeared.
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Use PictureMate Photo Paper from the PictureMate Print Pack to ensure proper
saturation and absorption of ink.
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Make sure you load paper with the glossy, printable side face up.
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Make sure your paper isn’t damp or curled, or loaded face down (the printable
side should be face up). If it’s damp or curled, reload a new stack of paper.
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The print head may need alignment; see Aligning the Print Head Directly From
PictureMate or Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
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Remove each sheet from the output tray after printing.
Your photo is grainy.
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The print head may need alignment; see Aligning the Print Head Directly From
PictureMate or Aligning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
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You may need to increase the image resolution or print it in a smaller size; see
your software documentation.
Your photo is faint or has gaps in the image.
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The print head may need cleaning; see Cleaning the Print Head Directly from
PictureMate or Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
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The photo cartridge may be old or low on ink. See Replacing the Photo Cartridge
for instructions on replacing it.
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Make sure your paper isn’t damaged, old, dirty, or loaded face down. If it is,
reload a new stack of paper with the glossy, printable side up.
Colors in your photo are incorrect or missing.
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Make sure your software is set for color printing and the Ink setting is set to Color
for color images.
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The print head may need cleaning; see Cleaning the Print Head Directly from
PictureMate or Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
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The photo cartridge may be old or low on ink. See Replacing the Photo Cartridge
for instructions on replacing it.
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Colors may change slightly after drying. Wait for 24 hours and check your photo
again to see if the colors look right.
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If you are printing without a computer, check the PictureMate LCD screen
settings to make sure the Filter setting is not set to Sepia or Black and White.
See Printing Photos in Black and White or Sepia.
Problems With Paper Feeding
Paper doesn’t feed correctly or jams inside PictureMate.
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Make sure the paper support is pulled up.
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Make sure the handle is not resting on the paper.
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Make sure the paper support is all the way back and it is not resting on the handle.
The handle should be all the way down in the back of PictureMate.
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If paper doesn’t feed, remove it from the paper feeder, reload it against the right
edge, then slide the left edge guide against the paper.
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If multiple pages feed at once, remove the paper from the feeder, separate the
sheets, and carefully reload it.
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If paper jams, remove paper, then press the OK button to clear the message.
If your paper loads incorrectly or jams frequently:
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Use new paper, loaded printable side up. Don’t load paper above the arrow mark
on the left edge guide. Load a maximum of 20 sheets.
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Place the paper against the right edge and slide the left edge guide against it, but
not too tight.
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Store paper flat to prevent curling.
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Don’t load plain paper, this can damage PictureMate.
Miscellaneous Printout Problems
PictureMate prints blank pages.
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Make sure PictureMate is selected, or is the active printer in the Print Center or
Macintosh Chooser.
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The print head may need cleaning; see Cleaning the Print Head Directly from
PictureMate or Cleaning the Print Head Using the Computer for instructions.
The margins are incorrect.
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If you have a border on one side of your photo but not on the other, make sure
the paper is positioned correctly in the feeder, all the way to the right. Slide the
left edge guide against the paper.
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If you are printing without a computer, make sure the Crop setting is set to Off.
See Cropping Your Photo for instructions. Also check your Layout setting. See
Choosing a Layout for instructions.
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If the subject of your photo is very close to the edge of the image, you may want to
select Border as the Layout setting. This prevents the automatic enlargement of
your photo (to eliminate the borders) which may be causing part of your image to
be cut off.
Image size or position is incorrect.
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Make sure paper and layout options in your printer software settings (on the
computer) or on the PictureMate Main Menu (printing without a computer) are
set correctly.
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Your photo size may not match the width/height proportions (aspect ratio) of the
paper size or layout you’re using. Photos may be cropped to fit the paper and
layout.
The wrong photo is printed.
The photo numbering on the proof sheet may not match the numbering in your
camera.
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If you’re printing without a computer, first print a proof sheet to identify your
photos by number. If you deleted photos from your card or took new photos, you
may need to print a new proof sheet. See Printing a Proof Sheet from the
PictureMate Print Wizard.
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If your camera supports DPOF, you can pre-select photos so PictureMate knows
exactly what to print. See Camera-selected DPOF Photos for more information.
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If your camera is PictBridge-enabled, you can connect it to PictureMate and
control printing from the camera. See Printing From a PictBridge-enabled Digital
Camera for details.
Too many copies are printing.
Make sure that the Copies option in your software (printing from computer) or on
the PictureMate Main Menu (printing without computer) is not set for multiple
copies.
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Where To Get Help
Epson provides technical assistance 24 hours a day through the electronic support
services and automated telephone services listed below:
Service
Access
World Wide Web
From the Internet, you can reach Epson Support at
http://support.epson.com. At this site, you can download
drivers and other files, look at product documentation, access
troubleshooting information, and receive technical advice
through e-mail.
You can learn more about PictureMate by visiting
www.MyPictureMate.com. At this site, you can find
information about PictureMate, support, special offers, and
accessories.
Automated
Telephone Services
A variety of automated help services are available 24 hours a
day, seven days a week. To use these services, you must have
a touch tone telephone and call (800) 922-8911. Your Epson
SoundAdviceSM code is 70540. Use this code to quickly select
PictureMate in SoundAdvice.
To speak to a technical support representative, dial:
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U.S.: (562) 276-7282, 6 AM to 8 PM, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday and
7 AM to 4 PM, Saturday.
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Canada: (905) 709-2567, 6 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday.
Toll or long distance charges may apply.
Before you call, please have the following information ready:
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Product name (PictureMate)
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Product serial number (located on the back of PictureMate)
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Proof of purchase (such as a store receipt) and date of purchase
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Computer configuration
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Description of the problem
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You can purchase a PictureMate Print Pack with PictureMate Photo Paper and a
photo cartridge, and other PictureMate accessories from the Epson Store at
(800) 873-7766 or visit www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call
(800) 463-7766 for dealer referral.
Uninstalling PictureMate Software
You may need to uninstall and then reinstall your PictureMate software on your
computer. This may be necessary when you upgrade your operating system, for
example. However, you don’t need to uninstall Film Factory or this on-screen User’s
Guide. Follow the steps in these sections:
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Uninstalling From a Windows Computer
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Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS X
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Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS 9
Note: Do not turn off or disconnect PictureMate while you are uninstalling the
software.
Uninstalling From a Windows Computer
1. Double-click My Computer (Windows XP: click Start > My Computer), then
double-click the Control Panel icon.
2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
3. Click PictureMate Printer Software in the program list and click the
Add/Remove button (Change/Remove button on Windows 2000 and XP).
4. In the next window, make sure your EPSON PictureMate printer icon is selected
and click OK. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
5. In Windows 98 or Me, click EPSON USB Printer Devices in the program list
and click the Add/Remove button.
If you are using Windows XP or 2000, go to step 9.
6. When you see the prompt asking if you want to reboot, click No.
7. Click EPSON PhotoStarter3.0 in the program list and click the Add/Remove
button. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
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8. Click EPSON CardMonitor in the program list and click the Add/Remove
button. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
9. Restart your computer when you’re done.
When you are ready to reinstall the PictureMate software, follow the instructions for
your operating system in your Using PictureMate With a Computer book.
Note: Remember that you don’t need to reinstall Film Factory or on-screen
User’s Guide, and you won’t see the license agreement.
Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS X
Follow these steps to uninstall Epson PhotoStarter and Card Monitor, and your
PictureMate driver:
1. Open your Applications folder.
2. Drag the EPSON Card Monitor and EPSON PhotoStarter3 for X folders to
the trash.
3. Open the Utilities folder (in the Applications folder).
4. Double-click the Printer Setup Utility or Print Center icon.
5. Select PictureMate and click Delete.
6. Close Printer Setup Utility or Print Center.
When you are ready to reinstall the PictureMate software, follow the instructions for
your operating system in your Using PictureMate With a Computer booklet.
Note: Remember that you don’t need to reinstall Film Factory or your on-screen
User’s Guide, and you won’t see the license agreement.
Uninstalling From a Macintosh Using OS 9
1. Close all applications.
2. Insert the PictureMate software CD-ROM.
3. In the Epson window, scroll down and double-click the Drivers folder.
4. Double-click the English folder, then double-click the OS 9 folder.
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5. Double-click the Installer icon and click Continue.
6. In the Installer dialog box, select Uninstall from the pull-down menu and click
the Uninstall button. Follow the on-screen instructions and click Quit when
you’re done.
7. In the Drivers\English folder, double-click the CardMonitor folder, double-click
the OS 9 folder, then double-click the Installer icon. When you see the license
agreement, click Accept.
8. Select Uninstall from the pull-down menu and click the Uninstall button.
Follow the on-screen instructions and click Quit when you’re done.
9. In the Drivers\English folder, double-click the PhotoStarter folder, double-click
the OS 9 folder, then double-click the Installer icon. When you see the license
agreement, click Accept.
10. Select Uninstall from the pull-down menu and click the Uninstall button.
Follow the on-screen instructions and click Quit when you’re done.
11. Restart your Macintosh.
When you are ready to reinstall the PictureMate software, follow the instructions for
your operating system in your Using PictureMate With a Computer booklet.
Note: Remember that you don’t need to reinstall Film Factory or your on-screen
User’s Guide, and you won’t see the license agreement.
Setting Up Network Printing
These sections tell you how to set up PictureMate so that other computers on a
network can print to it.
Note: These instructions are for small network users only. If you are on a large
network and would like to share PictureMate, consult your network administrator.
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Windows XP and 2000
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Windows Me and 98
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Macintosh OS X 10.2.x - 10.3.x
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Macintosh OS 9
Windows XP and 2000
First, you need to set up PictureMate as a shared printer on the computer that it is
directly connected to. Then, you must install the PictureMate software on each
computer that will access it through the network.
Note: To install software programs in Windows 2000, it is necessary to log on as
a user with administrative privileges (a user who belongs to the Administrators
group).
To install software programs in Windows XP, it is necessary to log on with a
Computer Administrator account. You cannot install software programs if you log
on as a Limited account user. After you install Windows XP, the user account is
set as a Computer Administrator account.
The examples shown in the following instructions pertain to Windows XP, but
similar screens appear in Windows 2000.
Setting Up a Shared Printer
Follow these steps to configure your computer to share PictureMate with other
computers on a network.
1. Click Start > Control Panel or Start > Settings > Control Panel, then click
Printers or Printers and Faxes.
2. Right-click the icon for the PictureMate, then click Sharing.
3. Select Shared as or Share this printer, then type a name for the shared printer.
Note: Do not use spaces or hyphens in the shared printer name.
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If you want Windows XP or 2000 to automatically download printer drivers to
computers that are running different versions of Windows, click Additional
Drivers and select the environment and the operating systems for the other
computers. Click OK, then insert the PictureMate software CD into the
CD-ROM drive. Select the folder for Windows Me or 98. Click OK to install the
additional drivers.
4. Click OK, or click Close if you installed additional drivers.
Accessing a Network Printer
Follow these steps to print to PictureMate from other computers on a network.
Note: PictureMate must be set up as a shared resource on the computer to
which it is directly connected before you can access it from another computer.
For instructions, see Setting Up a Shared Printer.
1. Click Start > Control Panel or Start > Settings > Control Panel, then click
Printers or Printers and Faxes.
2. Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard opens.
3. Click Next.
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4. Select Network printer, then click Next.
5. On the next screen, click Next.
6. Double-click the icon of the computer that is directly connected to PictureMate.
Then, click the icon for PictureMate.
7. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: Depending on the operating system and the configuration of the computer
to which PictureMate is connected, the Add Printer Wizard may prompt you to
install the printer driver from the PictureMate software CD. In this case, click the
Have Disk button and follow the on-screen instructions.
Windows Me and 98
First, you need to set up PictureMate as a shared printer on the computer that it is
directly connected to. Then, you must install the PictureMate software on each
computer that will access it through the network.
Setting Up a Shared Printer
Follow these steps to configure your computer for printer sharing and to share
PictureMate with other computers on a network.
1. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Network icon.
3. Click the File and Print Sharing button.
4. Select the I want to be able to allow others to print to my printer(s) check
box and click OK.
5. In the Network dialog box, click OK.
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Note: If a dialog box appears asking you to insert the Windows Me or 98
CD-ROM, insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive and follow the on-screen
instructions.
If you see a message asking you to restart your computer, restart it and continue
with step 6.
6. In the Control Panel, double-click the Printers icon.
7. Right-click the icon for PictureMate and click Sharing.
8. Click the Share As button.
9. Type a name for the shared printer, then click OK.
Accessing a Networked Printer
Follow the steps below to print to the printer from other computers on a network.
Note: The printer must be set up as a shared resource on the computer to which
it is directly connected before you can access it from another computer. For
instructions, see Setting Up a Shared Printer.
1. Click Start > Settings > Printers.
2. Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard opens.
3. Click Next.
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4. Select Network printer, then click Next.
5. On the next screen, click Browse.
6. Double-click the icon of the computer that PictureMate is directly connected to.
Then, click the icon for PictureMate.
7. Click OK and follow the on-screen instructions.
Macintosh OS X 10.2.x - 10.3.x
This section tells you how to set up PictureMate so that you can print to it on a
network. By setting up PictureMate as a shared printer, it can be used by other
computers.
First, you need to set up PictureMate as a shared printer on the Macintosh that it is
directly connected to. Then, you must choose the shared PictureMate in the Page
Setup and Print menus when you print your photos.
Setting Up a Shared Printer
To share PictureMate with other Mac OS X 10.2.x - 10.3.x computers on a network,
follow these steps to configure the computer that it is directly connected to:
1. Turn on PictureMate.
2. Select System Preferences from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
3. Click the
Sharing icon.
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4. Click the checkbox next to Printer Sharing, then close System Preferences.
Note: To share your printer with Windows, click the Windows File Sharing
checkbox. See your Mac Help and Windows documentation for more
information.
Accessing a Networked Printer
Follow the steps in this section to access PictureMate from other Macintosh OS X
10.2.x and 10.3.x computers on the network.
1. Turn on the shared printer.
2. Print as you normally would, choosing PictureMate from the Shared Printers list
that appears in the Page Setup and Print menus.
Macintosh OS 9
This section tells you how to set up the PictureMate so that you can print to it on an
AppleTalk® network. By setting up the PictureMate as a shared printer, it can be used
by other computers.
First, you need to set up PictureMate as a shared printer on the Macintosh that it is
directly connected to. Then, you must specify the network path to PictureMate from
each computer that will use it, and install the printer software on those computers.
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Setting Up a Shared Printer
To share PictureMate with other computers on an AppleTalk network, follow these
steps to configure the computer that it is directly connected to.
1. Turn on PictureMate.
2. Select Chooser from the Apple menu and click the icon for PictureMate. Then,
select the port that the printer is connected to.
3. Click the Setup button. The Printer Sharing Setup dialog box opens.
4. Click the Share this Printer checkbox, then type the printer name and password
information as necessary.
5. Click OK. The name of the shared printer appears in the port list in the Chooser.
6. Close the Chooser.
Accessing a Networked Printer
Follow these steps to access PictureMate from other computers on the network:
1. Turn on PictureMate.
2. Install the printer software from the PictureMate CD-ROM.
3. Select Chooser from the Apple menu. Then, click the icon for PictureMate and
select the shared printer from the Select a printer port list.
Note: Only printers that are connected to your current AppleTalk zone are
available.
4. If a password dialog box appears, enter the password for the printer and click OK.
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5. Select the appropriate Background Printing radio button to turn background
printing on or off.
6. Close the Chooser.
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System Requirements
To use PictureMate with your computer, your system must meet the requirements in
these sections:
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Windows System Requirements
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Macintosh System Requirements
Windows System Requirements
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A Microsoft® Windows compatible PC with a Pentium® or better processor,
233 MHz or faster processor
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Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, or Windows XP
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64MB of RAM (128MB or more recommended, 256MB or more recommended
for Windows XP)
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200MB or more available hard disk space recommended
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VGA or better display adapter and monitor
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CD-ROM or DVD drive for installing the PictureMate software
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Windows-compliant USB port and a shielded USB “AB” cable up to 6.5 feet
(2 meters) long.
Caution: Using an improperly shielded USB cable—especially a cable more than
6.5 feet (2 meters) long—may cause PictureMate to malfunction.
Macintosh System Requirements
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An Apple® iMac™ series, Power Macintosh® G3, G4, or G5, PowerBook,®
iBook,™ or eMac™
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Mac® OS 9.1.x or later, or Mac OS X 10.2.x - 10.3.x
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64MB of available RAM (128MB for OS X); more recommended
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200MB or more available hard disk space recommended
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VGA display or better
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CD-ROM or DVD drive for installing the PictureMate software
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Built-in USB port and a shielded USB “AB” cable up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) long.
Caution: Using an improperly shielded USB cable—especially a cable more than
6.5 feet (2 meters) long—may cause PictureMate to malfunction.
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Important Safety Instructions
Before using PictureMate, read the following safety instructions to make sure you use
it safely and effectively:
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PictureMate Safety Instructions
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Photo Cartridge Safety Instructions
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PictureMate Screen (LCD) Safety Instructions
PictureMate Safety Instructions
Warning: This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to the State of
California to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. Wash hands after
handling the power supply.
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Be sure to follow all warnings and instructions marked on the printer.
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Do not insert objects through the slots in the printer.
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Take care not to spill liquid on the printer and the AC adapter.
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Do not put your hand inside the printer or touch the photo cartridge during
printing.
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Do not move the print head by hand; otherwise, you may damage the printer.
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Always turn the printer off using the On button. Do not unplug the printer or
turn off the power to the outlet until the power light goes out.
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Before transporting the printer, make sure that the photo cartridge is installed.
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Leave the photo cartridge installed. Removing the cartridge can dehydrate the
print head and may prevent the printer from printing.
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Do not remove the memory card or turn off the printer while the computer and
the memory card are communicating (when the memory card light is flashing).
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The methods for using memory cards vary according to card type. Be sure to refer
to the documentation packaged with your memory card for details.
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Use only memory cards compatible with the printer. Refer to Compatible
Memory Cards.
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Place the printer on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the base of the
printer in all directions. The printer will not operate properly if it is tilted at an
angle. If you place the printer by the wall, leave more than 4 inches (10 cm)
between the back of the printer and the wall.
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When storing or transporting the printer, do not tilt it, stand it on its side, or turn
it upside down. Otherwise, ink may leak from the cartridge.
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Leave enough space in front of the printer for the paper to be fully ejected.
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Avoid places subject to rapid changes in temperature and humidity. Also, keep the
printer and the AC adapter away from direct sunlight, strong light, water, or heat
sources.
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Do not leave the printer in places subject to high temperature, such as your car.
Otherwise the printer may be damaged or ink may leak.
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Avoid places subject to dust, shock, or vibration.
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Leave enough room around the printer to allow for sufficient ventilation.
Photo Cartridge Safety Instructions
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Keep photo cartridges out of the reach of children and do not drink the ink.
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Do not shake the photo cartridge after removing it from the bag; this can cause
leakage.
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Be careful when you handle used photo cartridges, as there may be some ink
remaining around the ink supply ports. If ink gets onto your skin, wash the area
thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets into your eyes, flush them
immediately with water. If discomfort or vision problems continue after a
thorough flushing, see a doctor immediately.
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Do not remove or tear the label on the cartridge; this can cause leakage.
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Do not dismantle photo cartridges or try to refill them. This could damage the
print head.
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Install the photo cartridge immediately after you remove it from its package. If
you leave a cartridge unpacked for a long time before using it, normal printing
may not be possible.
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Do not use a photo cartridge beyond the date printed on the cartridge carton;
otherwise, it may result in reduced print quality. For best results, use up the photo
cartridge within six months of installing it.
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After bringing a photo cartridge inside from a cold storage site, allow it to warm
up at room temperature for at least three hours before using it.
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Store photo cartridges in a cool, dark place.
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Do not touch the green IC chip on the bottom of the cartridge. Doing so may
prevent normal operation and printing.
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The IC chip on the photo cartridge retains a variety of cartridge-related
information, such as the amount of ink remaining, so that the cartridge may be
removed and reinstalled freely. However, each time the cartridge is inserted, some
ink is consumed because the printer automatically performs a reliability check.
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Store each photo cartridge so that the bottom of its packaging faces down.
PictureMate Screen (LCD) Safety Instructions
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The LCD screen contains a few small bright or dark spots. These are normal and
do not mean that the screen is damaged in any way.
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Only use a dry, soft cloth to clean the LCD screen. Do not use liquid or chemical
cleansers.
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If the LCD screen is damaged, contact your dealer. If the liquid crystal solution
gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If the liquid
crystal solution gets into your eyes, flush them immediately with water. If
discomfort or vision problems remain after a thorough flushing, see a doctor
immediately.
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Specifications
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Printing
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Paper
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Photo Cartridge
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Mechanical
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Electrical
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Environmental
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AC Adapter
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Built-in Card Slots
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External Storage Devices
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Standards and Approvals
Printing
Printing method
On-demand ink jet
Nozzle configuration
90 nozzles × 6
Colors: yellow, magenta, cyan, photo black, red, blue
Print direction
Bidirectional with logic seeking
Control code
ESC/P® raster
EPSON Remote
Paper
Note: Since the quality of any particular brand or type of paper may be changed
by the manufacturer at any time, Epson cannot guarantee the quality of any
non-Epson brand or type of paper.
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PictureMate Photo Paper
(Included in PictureMate Print Pack - T5570)
Size
4 × 6 inches
Paper type
Special paper distributed by Epson
Premium Glossy Photo Paper
(part# S041727 - 100 sheets)
Size
4 × 6 inches
Paper type
Special paper distributed by Epson
Caution: Don’t load plain paper, this may cause damage to PictureMate.
Note: Poor quality paper may reduce the print quality and cause paper jams or
other problems. To prevent print quality problems, use PictureMate Photo Paper.
Do not load curled or folded paper.
Photo Cartridge
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(Included in PictureMate Print Pack - T5570)
Colors
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Red, and Blue
Cartridge life
6 months at 77 °F (25 °C) after opening the package
Temperature
Storage:
–4 to 104 °F (–20 to 40 °C)
1 month at 104 °F (40 °C)
Transit:
–22 to 140 °F (–30 to 60 °C)
120 hours at 140 °F (60 °C)
Freezing:* 12.2 °F (–11 °C)
* Ink thaws and is usable after approximately 3 hours at 77 °F (25 °C).
Caution: To ensure good results, use a genuine Epson PictureMate Photo
Cartridge and do not refill it. PictureMate calculates the amount of ink remaining
using an IC chip on the photo cartridge, so even if the cartridge is refilled, the IC
chip will report that it is empty. Other products may cause damage to your printer
not covered by Epson’s warranty.
Do not use a photo cartridge if the date on the package has expired.
Do not leave photo cartridge or PictureMate with photo cartridge exposed to heat
or direct sunlight.
Mechanical
Paper path
Sheet feeder, top entry
Sheet feeder capacity
20 sheets
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Dimensions
Storage
Width: 10.0 inches (256 mm)
Depth: 6.0 inches (154 mm)
Height: 6.4 inches (163 mm)
Printing (with paper support and output tray extended)
Width: 10.0 inches (256 mm)
Depth: 12.0 inches (305 mm)
Height: 6.4 inches (163 mm)
Weight
5.5 lb (2.5 kg) without photo cartridge
Printable area
Border printing: 0.12 inch (3 mm) margin for all sides of
paper
Borderless printing: no margins
Electrical
120 V Model
220 V Model
Input voltage range
108 to 132 V
198 to 264 V
Rated frequency
range
50 to 60 Hz
49.5 to 60.5 Hz
Input frequency range
Rated current
0.4 A
0.25 A
Power consumption
Approx. 13.0 W
(while printing)
Approx. 13.5 W
(while printing)
Approx. 4.0 W in Sleep
mode
Approx. 4.5 W in Sleep
mode
Note: Check the label on the back of PictureMate for the voltage information.
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Environmental
Temperature
Operation: 50 to 95 °F (10 to 35 °C)
Storage: –4 to 104 °F (–20 to 40 °C)
1 month at 104 °F (40 °C)
Transit:* –4 to 140 °F (–20 to 60 °C)
120 hours at 140 °F (60 °C)
Humidity
Operation: 20 to 80% RH
Storage:*, ** 5 to 85% RH
* Stored in shipping container
** Without condensation
AC Adapter
Model
A251B
A251E
Input
AC 100 - 120 V, 50 - 60 Hz
AC 220 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
Output
DC 42 V, 0.4 A
DC 42 V, 0.4 A
Temperature
41 to 95°F (5 to 35 °C)
41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
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Built-in Card Slots
Card Slots
CF Type I and II card slot
Compatible with “CF+ and
CompactFlash Specification 1.4”
SmartMedia card slot
Compatible with “SmartMedia
Standard 2000”
Sony® Memory
Stick/MemoryStick PRO
card slot
Duo (requires adapter)
Compatible with “Memory Stick
Standard version 1.3”
SD (Secure Digital)/MMC
(MultiMediaCard) card slot
Compatible with “SD Memory Card
Specifications / PART1. Physical Layer
Specification Version 1.0”
Compatible with “Memory Stick
Standard Memory Stick PRO Format
Specifications version 1.0”
Compatible with “MultiMediaCard
Standard”
xD-Picture Card Slot
Voltage
Requirements
Compatible with
“xD-Picture Card™
Card Specification Version 1.00”
3.3 v
Maximum current is 500 mA
External Storage Devices
Connectivity
Universal Serial Bus Specifications Revision 1.1*
Bit rate: 12 Mbps (Full speed device)
Connector type: USB Series B
Data Encoding: NRZI
Recommended cable length: Less than 1.8 meters
* Not all USB devices are supported. Contact your regional customer support for details.
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Standards and Approvals
Safety
UL 60950
CSA C22.2 No. 60950
EMC
FCC part 15 Subpart B class B
CSA C108.8 Class B
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Notices
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How many photos will I get from a PictureMate Print Pack?
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PictureMate Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee:
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Copyright Notice
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A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials
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Trademarks
How many photos will I get from a PictureMate
Print Pack?
Epson has conveniently packaged the PictureMate Photo Cartridge with 100 sheets of
PictureMate Photo Paper, so that purchasing supplies for PictureMate is simple and
saves time. The PictureMate Photo Cartridge will print about 100 borderless 4 × 6
color photos. The PictureMate Print Pack provides both supplies together at a
manufacturer's list price of $29, so replacing both the PictureMate Photo Cartridge
and paper with a new PictureMate Print Pack is convenient and affordable.
The 100 photo estimate is based on test printing with a range of 20 different color
photos. Actual yields will vary based on types of photos printed, images and frequency
of use. For example, printing many copies of the same photo, or printing many black
and white or sepia photos, may result in less than 100 photos per PictureMate Photo
Cartridge. Also, the PictureMate Photo Cartridge once installed should be replaced
with a new one within 6 months of installation.
You may be able to print more than 100 photos with a PictureMate Photo Cartridge.
In this case the cartridge monitor indicates the cartridge can still be used. You can
continue printing with paper from another PictureMate Print Pack or Epson
Premium Glossy Photo Paper in the 4 × 6 borderless size which is available from many
resellers or Epsonstore.com. There are other photo papers available but most are not
formulated to be fully compatible with the PictureMate Photo Cartridge. Using other
papers may result in poor color reproduction, print quality problems or more fading.
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PictureMate Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee:
If you are dissatisfied because you receive less than 100 prints per PictureMate Print
Pack, you can return the remaining sheets of PictureMate Photo Paper with the dated
sales receipt and UPC code from the PictureMate Print Pack packaging within one
year of purchase and Epson will refund a maximum of 29 cents per sheet returned,
plus a maximum $1.10 for postage. The Satisfaction Guarantee covers only end user
claims in the US, and Canada. It does not cover use of any non-Epson ink or paper,
commercial use of the printer or paper consumed by proofs or printing errors.
Please follow the following refund procedure:
1)Print out the PictureMate Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee Form, available at
www.epson.com/picturemateguarantee, or request this form to be mailed to you by
calling (562) 276-1347 for U.S.A. or Puerto Rico or (905) 709-8676 for Canadian
residents.
2)Send the following items to
Epson Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee
P.O. Box 400067
El Paso, TX 88540-0067
Customer claim status inquiry 800 # 800-305-7305.
a) Fully completed PictureMate Print Pack Satisfaction Guarantee Form
b) Original UPC code of PictureMate Print Pack
c) Copy of PictureMate Print Pack receipt
d) Remaining PictureMate Print Pack paper from the original PictureMate Print
Pack.
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system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical,
photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Seiko
Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with
this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied
to other printers.
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this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by
purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or
unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the
U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and
maintenance instructions.
Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for any damages or problems arising from
the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as
Original Epson Products or Epson Approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation.
A Note Concerning Responsible Use of Copyrighted
Materials
Ink jet printers, like photocopiers, conventional cameras, digital cameras, and
scanners, can be misused by improper copying and reprinting of copyrighted material.
While some countries’ laws permit limited copying of copyrighted material in certain
circumstances, those circumstances may not be as broad as some people assume.
Epson encourages each user to be responsible and respectful of the copyright laws
when using ink jet printers, scanners, and digital cameras.
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PRINT Image Matching logo are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation.
Epson Software is a trademark and Epson Store and SoundAdvice are service marks of
Epson America, Inc.
General Notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only
and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights
in those marks.
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service.
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