Epson 10000 Printer User Manual

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EPSON
considerthe option
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 Print Engine
®
Inside
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 Print Engine
Your Best Option.
Variable Droplet Micro Piezo® DX3™ print head
with Photo Accelerator Technology
Welcome to the new era in wide-format photographic
printing–starring the all new EPSON Stylus Pro 10000.
TM
Representing Epson’s next generation in wide-format
cliff hanging
printing systems, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 incorporates
color
all of our latest technologies, ensuring its future position
as the most technologically advanced system of its kind.
Imagine being able to produce truly photographic output on a
wide range of media at print engine speeds faster than you
ever thought possible. With the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000,
you no longer have to compromise print quality to get
truly productive print speeds.
photography by simply changing the media. There’s no
need to purchase and maintain multiple output devices.
Gallery photos shown are courtesy of Steven Wilkes © Copyright 2000
True production quality
print speeds
• Depending upon the print job,
print engine speeds will vary
2
from 25 ft /hr to a maximum
2
of 231 ft /hr
• Extremely photographic printing
can be produced at approximately
2
72 ft /hr
• Produces better quality output
2
at approximately 87-125 ft /hr
than direct competitors can
produce in any print mode
Imagine producing durable outdoor signage that will not
EPSON Archival Ink technology, your signage will have
™
noticeably higher quality, giving you a competitive edge.
Backed by one of the most comprehensive warranty
programs in the industry, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 comes
with toll-free technical support, Monday through Saturday,
and next-business-day on-site service for a year, so you can
be confident we’ll be there when you need us.
The EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 represents a new era in
wide-format photographic printing, combining innovative
technology and extraordinary performance with unbeatable
value. Designed to meet the most demanding print
231ft /hr
requirements, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 will not only
exceed your clients’ expectations, it will keep them
coming back for more. It’s time you stopped imagining
and considered a better alternative to wide-format
photographic printing.
2
• Using our newest EPS
your prints will not on
lightfastness rating up
• Innovative 6-color inking system provides astonishing
photographic quality, especially for color blends, midtones
and highlights
• Using our award-win
Dye Ink Technology,
highest level of pho
produced by an EPS
• Greatly increasing productivity, you can change ink cartridges
on-the-fly, even during the middle of a print job with no loss
in image quality
The EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 handles it all.
only last, but will look brighter than you ever dreamed. With
• True Variable Size Droplet Technology produces up to three
different dot sizes per line of print, greatly decreasing print
times while optimizing photographic quality
• Six 500 ml ink cartridges (CcMmYK) with automatic data
tracking of ink level, ink type, usage rates, production dates,
expiration dates and remaining ink life for the most accurate
production cost estimations
demanding outdoor signage to frame-worthy fine art and
rip
• Groundbreaking Photo Accelerator Technology virtually
guarantees full print engine performance when printing
RBG-based files with even the slowest computer systems
• Engineered to produ
fine art and photog
tradeshow signage, t
print engine is availa
either EPSON Archiv
Ink Technologies*
• True 1440 x 720 dpi resolution and 5 picoliter ink droplets
for text and line-art comparable to a final press sheet
EPSON Intelligent High-Capacity Ink System
Imagine being able to produce everything from the most
let it
EPSON Profession
True Print Engine
Consistency Technology
• Proprietary DX3 ASIC technology
controls the printing process,
resulting in consistent image
quality and color output
Automatic Nozzle
Verification Technology
• Proprietary laser technology
continuously scans the surface
of the print head looking for
possible nozzle clogging. When
detected, the system automatically
cleans the print head virtually
eliminating streaking or banding
due to random head cleaning
* The user selects the desired ink
** Ink lightfastness rating, based
specialty media, displayed indo
will vary according to ink, medi
conditions, light intensity, hum
does not guarantee longevity of
prints under glass or lamination
lightfastness information, refer
come
Inside
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 Print Engine
Your Best Option.
Variable Droplet Micro Piezo® DX3™ print head
with Photo Accelerator Technology
Welcome to the new era in wide-format photographic
printing–starring the all new EPSON Stylus Pro 10000.
TM
Representing Epson’s next generation in wide-format
cliff hanging
printing systems, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 incorporates
color
all of our latest technologies, ensuring its future position
as the most technologically advanced system of its kind.
Imagine being able to produce truly photographic output on a
wide range of media at print engine speeds faster than you
ever thought possible. With the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000,
you no longer have to compromise print quality to get
truly productive print speeds.
photography by simply changing the media. There’s no
need to purchase and maintain multiple output devices.
Gallery photos shown are courtesy of Steven Wilkes © Copyright 2000
True production quality
print speeds
• Depending upon the print job,
print engine speeds will vary
2
from 25 ft /hr to a maximum
2
of 231 ft /hr
• Extremely photographic printing
can be produced at approximately
2
72 ft /hr
• Produces better quality output
2
at approximately 87-125 ft /hr
than direct competitors can
produce in any print mode
Imagine producing durable outdoor signage that will not
EPSON Archival Ink technology, your signage will have
™
noticeably higher quality, giving you a competitive edge.
Backed by one of the most comprehensive warranty
programs in the industry, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 comes
with toll-free technical support, Monday through Saturday,
and next-business-day on-site service for a year, so you can
be confident we’ll be there when you need us.
The EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 represents a new era in
wide-format photographic printing, combining innovative
technology and extraordinary performance with unbeatable
value. Designed to meet the most demanding print
231ft /hr
requirements, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 will not only
exceed your clients’ expectations, it will keep them
coming back for more. It’s time you stopped imagining
and considered a better alternative to wide-format
photographic printing.
2
• Using our newest EPS
your prints will not on
lightfastness rating up
• Innovative 6-color inking system provides astonishing
photographic quality, especially for color blends, midtones
and highlights
• Using our award-win
Dye Ink Technology,
highest level of pho
produced by an EPS
• Greatly increasing productivity, you can change ink cartridges
on-the-fly, even during the middle of a print job with no loss
in image quality
The EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 handles it all.
only last, but will look brighter than you ever dreamed. With
• True Variable Size Droplet Technology produces up to three
different dot sizes per line of print, greatly decreasing print
times while optimizing photographic quality
• Six 500 ml ink cartridges (CcMmYK) with automatic data
tracking of ink level, ink type, usage rates, production dates,
expiration dates and remaining ink life for the most accurate
production cost estimations
demanding outdoor signage to frame-worthy fine art and
rip
• Groundbreaking Photo Accelerator Technology virtually
guarantees full print engine performance when printing
RBG-based files with even the slowest computer systems
• Engineered to produ
fine art and photog
tradeshow signage, t
print engine is availa
either EPSON Archiv
Ink Technologies*
• True 1440 x 720 dpi resolution and 5 picoliter ink droplets
for text and line-art comparable to a final press sheet
EPSON Intelligent High-Capacity Ink System
Imagine being able to produce everything from the most
let it
EPSON Profession
True Print Engine
Consistency Technology
• Proprietary DX3 ASIC technology
controls the printing process,
resulting in consistent image
quality and color output
Automatic Nozzle
Verification Technology
• Proprietary laser technology
continuously scans the surface
of the print head looking for
possible nozzle clogging. When
detected, the system automatically
cleans the print head virtually
eliminating streaking or banding
due to random head cleaning
* The user selects the desired ink
** Ink lightfastness rating, based
specialty media, displayed indo
will vary according to ink, medi
conditions, light intensity, hum
does not guarantee longevity of
prints under glass or lamination
lightfastness information, refer
come
Inside flap
EPSON Professional Ink Technologies
• Engineered to produce everything from sellable
fine art and photography to eye-catching
tradeshow signage, the EPSON Stylus Pro 10000
print engine is available with your choice of
either EPSON Archival or Photographic Dye™
Ink Technologies*
• Using our newest EPSON Archival Ink Technology,
your prints will not only look brilliant, but have a
lightfastness rating up to 200 years under glass**
• Using our award-winning EPSON Photographic
Dye Ink Technology, your prints will have the
highest level of photographic quality ever
produced by an EPSON printer
* The user selects the desired ink version at time of purchase
** Ink lightfastness rating, based on accelerated testing of prints on
specialty media, displayed indoors, under glass. Actual print stability
will vary according to ink, media, printer engine, printed image, display
conditions, light intensity, humidity, and atmospheric conditions. Epson
does not guarantee longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all
prints under glass or lamination or properly store them. For the latest in
lightfastness information, refer to www.prographics.epson.com
come rain or
shine
Professional Media Handling
• Holds up to two rolls of 2" or 3" cored media simultaneously, for hassle-free media swapping
• Handles up to 44" wide media in a variety of weights
up to 1.5 mm thick
• Accurate automatic loading of cut sheet media up to
44" wide
• Built-in Automatic Cutting System with optional manual
cutter for cutting even the thickest of media types
• Optional high-speed Automatic Take-up Reel System
for unattended production of large print jobs
• Prints on virtually any media from plain paper to glossy,
semi gloss and matte photographic papers, vinyls,
Tyvek®, backlight films, fine art watercolor papers, canvas,
posterboard and even commercial grade proofing papers
Superior Connectivity
• Includes USB, IEEE 1394 FireWire®, ECP Parallel, and
one EPSON Expansion Slot as standard connections,
resulting in the best connectivity possible for both
direct networking and external RIP support
• Optional internal 10/100 BaseT Ethernet for direct
network connections
• Award-winning photographic printer drivers supporting
Macintosh® and Windows® operating systems
• High-speed HPGL/2 plotting support with ZEHPlot
• Available with an optional Adobe PostScript® 3™ RIP
from Epson and is fully supported by most leading
third-party RIPs and workflows greatly enhancing
the upgradeability of the basic printer
World Class Service and Support
• One-year of coverage under the EPSON Preferred
Protection PlanSM with toll-free telephone support available
Monday through Saturday and next-business-day on-site
service, typically available Monday through Friday
• Optional one or two-year Preferred Plus extension plans
available for purchase
Inside flap
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 Print Engine Specifications
Printing Method
6-color (CcMmYK) Variable Droplet Micro Piezo DX3 drop-on-demand
ink jet technology with Photo Accelerator Technology and
Automatic Nozzle Verification Technology
Nozzle Configuration
Monochrome head
Color head
180 nozzles (K)
180 nozzles x 5 (CcMmY)
Droplet Technology
Smallest droplet size
5 picoliter
Variable droplet produces up to 3 different sizes per print line
Resolution
1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi; 720 x 360 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi
Print Engine Speed*
Depending upon the print mode being used, print engine speeds will
vary from 25 ft2/hr to a maximum of 231 ft2/hr
Depending upon the print job, everyday “production quality” print
speeds are typically ~87 to 125 ft2/hr
Acoustic Noise Level
Approximately 50 dB(A) according to ISO 7779
Printer Language
EPSON ESC/P Raster Photographic Drivers standard
ZEHPlot high speed HPGL/2 printing utility standard
External server based Adobe PostScript 3 with optional software RIP.
Also supported by most leading third-party RIPs and workflows
Operating Systems Supported
Macintosh
OS 8.5.1 through 9.x
Windows
95, 98, 2000, Me or NT 4.0
Printer Interfaces
Built-in FireWire (IEEE-1394), USB 1.1, Parallel (IEEE-1284 ECP Mode),
and one Epson Type-B Expansion Slot for installing the Optional 10/100
BaseT expansion card
Dimensions & Weights
73.4" (W) x 48.2" (H) x 28" (D)
Printer weight
291 lb with legs
Printable Area
Maximum paper width
Left and right print margins
Maximum printable width
Maximum printable length
Media Handling
Media input
Cut sheet size
Max. roll media diameter
Media core compatibility
Weight
Built-in media cutter
Optional manual media cutter
44.02"
3 mm each (0.24" total)
43.78"
Up to 100' (limited by roll length)
(limited by software application)
Dual rolls up to 44" width
Up to 44" wide media (auto-loading)
Up to 4"
Handles both 2" and 3" cored media
2 lb bond up to 1.5 mm cardboard
Automatic or manual cutting
Used for cutting very thick media types
Epson America, Inc.: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806
Epson Canada, Ltd.: 550 McNicoll, Willowdale, Ontario M2H 2E1
Epson Latin America: 6303 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126
Internet Website: www.prographics.epson.com.
EPSON Intelligent Ink Cartridge
Ink cartridge yield
500 ml each color x 6 colors total
Ink cartridge shelf life
2 years from printed production date or
6 months after open for Archival Ink and
2 years after open for Photographic Dye
On cartridge I.C. chip automatically tracks several ink useage data points
for use in very accurate production cost estimations and reporting
Environmental Characteristics
Temperature operating
50˚ to 95˚ F (10˚ to 35˚ C)
Storage
4˚ to 140˚ F (-20˚ to 40˚ C)
Humidity operating
20 to 80% relative humidity
Storage
5 to 85% relative humidity
(no condensation)
Safety Approval
Safety standards
EMI
Engine Reliability
Total print volume
Print head life
Cutter life
Maintenance parts
Electrical Requirements
Voltage
Frequency
Current
Power consumption
UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA
FCC Part 15 subpart B class A,
CSA C108.8 class A
20,000 B0 pages at 720 x 360 dpi
28 billion shots per nozzle
2,000 times (B0+)
Ink pad, pump unit, flushing box, head
cleaner, cap assembly
120 V (90 to 264 V)
50 to 60 Hz
1.4 - 0.7A
Approx. 140W (operating)
>29W (Standby) Energy Star compliant
Product/Accessories
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 print engine w/Archival Ink
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 print engine w/Photographic Dye
Internal 10/100 BaseT Type-B card
Additional One-year EPSON Preferred Plus Service
Additional Two-year EPSON Preferred Plus Service
Automatic take-up reel system
Replacement 44" take-up reel core
Paper roller spindle (High Tension) - 2"
Paper roller spindle (High Tension) - 3"
Replacement media cutter blade
Manual media cutting system
Replacement manual cutting blade
Part Numbers
C362111ARC
C362111DYE
C823632A
EPP10B1
EPP10B2
C815172
C815121
C811134
C811122
C815131
C815182
C815192
EPSON Ink Technology
Black ink cartridge
Yellow ink cartridge
Magenta ink cartridge
Cyan ink cartridge
Light Magenta ink cartridge
Light Cyan ink cartridge
Archival
T511201
T512201
T513201
T514201
T515201
T516201
Photo Dye
T499201
T500201
T501201
T502201
T503201
T504201
* Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front end RIP, file size,
printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc.
Specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. EPSON, EPSON Stylus
and Micro Piezo are registered trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. EPSON
Archival, EPSON Photographic Dye and DX3 are trademarks of Epson America, Inc.
All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
their respective companies. EPSON disclaims any and all rights in these trademarks.
© Epson America, Inc. 2001. CPD-12192 100K 6/01 CG
Printed on Recycled Paper
Inside flap
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 Print Engine Specifications
Printing Method
6-color (CcMmYK) Variable Droplet Micro Piezo DX3 drop-on-demand
ink jet technology with Photo Accelerator Technology and
Automatic Nozzle Verification Technology
Nozzle Configuration
Monochrome head
Color head
180 nozzles (K)
180 nozzles x 5 (CcMmY)
Droplet Technology
Smallest droplet size
5 picoliter
Variable droplet produces up to 3 different sizes per print line
Resolution
1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi; 720 x 360 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi
Print Engine Speed*
Depending upon the print mode being used, print engine speeds will
vary from 25 ft2/hr to a maximum of 231 ft2/hr
Depending upon the print job, everyday “production quality” print
speeds are typically ~87 to 125 ft2/hr
Acoustic Noise Level
Approximately 50 dB(A) according to ISO 7779
Printer Language
EPSON ESC/P Raster Photographic Drivers standard
ZEHPlot high speed HPGL/2 printing utility standard
External server based Adobe PostScript 3 with optional software RIP.
Also supported by most leading third-party RIPs and workflows
Operating Systems Supported
Macintosh
OS 8.5.1 through 9.x
Windows
95, 98, 2000, Me or NT 4.0
Printer Interfaces
Built-in FireWire (IEEE-1394), USB 1.1, Parallel (IEEE-1284 ECP Mode),
and one Epson Type-B Expansion Slot for installing the Optional 10/100
BaseT expansion card
Dimensions & Weights
73.4" (W) x 48.2" (H) x 28" (D)
Printer weight
291 lb with legs
Printable Area
Maximum paper width
Left and right print margins
Maximum printable width
Maximum printable length
Media Handling
Media input
Cut sheet size
Max. roll media diameter
Media core compatibility
Weight
Built-in media cutter
Optional manual media cutter
44.02"
3 mm each (0.24" total)
43.78"
Up to 100' (limited by roll length)
(limited by software application)
Dual rolls up to 44" width
Up to 44" wide media (auto-loading)
Up to 4"
Handles both 2" and 3" cored media
2 lb bond up to 1.5 mm cardboard
Automatic or manual cutting
Used for cutting very thick media types
Epson America, Inc.: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806
Epson Canada, Ltd.: 550 McNicoll, Willowdale, Ontario M2H 2E1
Epson Latin America: 6303 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126
Internet Website: www.prographics.epson.com.
EPSON Intelligent Ink Cartridge
Ink cartridge yield
500 ml each color x 6 colors total
Ink cartridge shelf life
2 years from printed production date or
6 months after open for Archival Ink and
2 years after open for Photographic Dye
On cartridge I.C. chip automatically tracks several ink useage data points
for use in very accurate production cost estimations and reporting
Environmental Characteristics
Temperature operating
50˚ to 95˚ F (10˚ to 35˚ C)
Storage
4˚ to 140˚ F (-20˚ to 40˚ C)
Humidity operating
20 to 80% relative humidity
Storage
5 to 85% relative humidity
(no condensation)
Safety Approval
Safety standards
EMI
Engine Reliability
Total print volume
Print head life
Cutter life
Maintenance parts
Electrical Requirements
Voltage
Frequency
Current
Power consumption
UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA
FCC Part 15 subpart B class A,
CSA C108.8 class A
20,000 B0 pages at 720 x 360 dpi
28 billion shots per nozzle
2,000 times (B0+)
Ink pad, pump unit, flushing box, head
cleaner, cap assembly
120 V (90 to 264 V)
50 to 60 Hz
1.4 - 0.7A
Approx. 140W (operating)
>29W (Standby) Energy Star compliant
Product/Accessories
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 print engine w/Archival Ink
EPSON Stylus Pro 10000 print engine w/Photographic Dye
Internal 10/100 BaseT Type-B card
Additional One-year EPSON Preferred Plus Service
Additional Two-year EPSON Preferred Plus Service
Automatic take-up reel system
Replacement 44" take-up reel core
Paper roller spindle (High Tension) - 2"
Paper roller spindle (High Tension) - 3"
Replacement media cutter blade
Manual media cutting system
Replacement manual cutting blade
Part Numbers
C362111ARC
C362111DYE
C823632A
EPP10B1
EPP10B2
C815172
C815121
C811134
C811122
C815131
C815182
C815192
EPSON Ink Technology
Black ink cartridge
Yellow ink cartridge
Magenta ink cartridge
Cyan ink cartridge
Light Magenta ink cartridge
Light Cyan ink cartridge
Archival
T511201
T512201
T513201
T514201
T515201
T516201
Photo Dye
T499201
T500201
T501201
T502201
T503201
T504201
* Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front end RIP, file size,
printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc.
Specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. EPSON, EPSON Stylus
and Micro Piezo are registered trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. EPSON
Archival, EPSON Photographic Dye and DX3 are trademarks of Epson America, Inc.
All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
their respective companies. EPSON disclaims any and all rights in these trademarks.
© Epson America, Inc. 2001. CPD-12192 100K 6/01 CG
Printed on Recycled Paper