Start Here - SureColor F2100

Epson SureColor F2100 Series
®
®
Start Here
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Remove all the packaging materials and tape. Check carefully for all the
tape inside and outside the printer and platen.
Make sure to place the printer on a flat, stable surface with enough space on
all sides (see illustrations below). The surface supporting the printer should
be wider than the space between the rubber feet on the bottom of the printer,
at least 2 feet (60 cm) off the ground, and capable of supporting at least 220
pounds (100 kg).
Remove the ink cartridges from their
3
White ink cartridges
Caution: Do not touch the green chip on top of the cartridge.
2
Note: Do not throw the caps away; you will need them when disposing of the
waste ink.
Note: Do not throw the carriage lock away; you will need it if you transport
the printer.
28 in.
(71.1 cm)
Remove the outer and inner caps from the waste ink bottle and store
Remove the carriage lock and store it in a safe place.
5
2.95 in.
(7.5 cm)
Color ink cartridges
them in a safe place.
29.53 in.
(75 cm)
47.24 in.
(120 cm)
1
packages. Gently shake each ink cartridge
for about 15 seconds; white ink cartridges need to be shaken on both
sides. You do not need to shake the cleaning cartridge.
4
23 in.
(58.5 cm)
1.26 in.
(3.2 cm)
Install Ink Cartridges
Stickers
Choose a location for the printer that is near a wall outlet where the plug can
be easily unplugged. Avoid places subject to rapid changes in temperature and
humidity. Also keep the printer away from direct sunlight, strong light, or heat
sources.
23.62–31.50 in.
(60–80 cm)
printer and route the waste ink tube through the clamps as shown.
requires three people to lift and move it. Make sure to grip the printer where
indicated by the gray stickers as shown in the illustration. When moving the
printer, do not tilt it more than 10 degrees.
Choose a Location for the Printer
19.68 in.
(50 cm)
Attach two tube clamps to the left and right sides on the back of the
WARNING: The printer weighs about 185 pounds (84 kilograms) and
Read these instructions before using your product.
5.90 in.
(15 cm)
3
4
pen the ink covers and install each cartridge into the correct slot for its
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color.
lace the caution label for your language over the English label, if
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necessary. Then, insert the waste ink bottle into the waste ink bottle
holder. The bottle and holder should be placed in an area lower than the
printer so that the waste ink can flow straight down.
Open the printer cover and press down on the parts as shown to make
Left ink bay
sure they are secure. Then close the printer cover.
78.74 in.
(200 cm)
Right ink bay
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 4
Slot 5
Slot 6
Slot 7
WH
WH
Y
M
C
BK
CL*
2.55 in.
(6.5 cm)
*Cleaning cartridge
6
Unpack
1
Make sure you have these items:
3
Close the ink covers.
Assemble the Printer
1
Printer
I nsert the waste ink tube into the waste ink bottle. The tube should
curve toward the bottle and straight down as shown.
Platen hoop
hooks
emove the plugs from the waste ink outlets on the back of the printer
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and store them in a safe place.
4
5
Grip pad
Press the
button on the control panel.
Follow the prompts to select Language, Date & Time, and unit of
measurement.
Medium platen
and hoop
Waste ink bottle
Note: Do not throw the plugs away; you will need them if you transport the
printer.
Waste ink tube
2
Connect the waste ink tube. Make sure that the longer end of the tube
is connected to the waste ink outlet on the left side and the shorter end
is connected to the waste ink outlet on the right side.
Ink/cleaning
cartridges
Ink charging unit
Maintenance kit
Grip pad tool
Tweezers
Power cord
Waste ink
bottle holder
Limited
warranty
Caution
label
Tube/cable clamps
Note: See the online User’s Guide for information on installing the grip
pad, using the grip pad tool, installing the platen hoop hooks, and using the
maintenance kit and tweezers.
ake sure that the tube sits above the yellow line indicated on the
M
outside of the bottle. If the tube is too long, cut the end to the
appropriate length.
Note: Make sure the tubes point downward and are not twisted to ensure
proper ink drainage.
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onnect the power cord. (Do not connect the printer to your
C
computer yet.)
6
7
8
9
Select White Ink/Color Ink and press the OK button.
Select Yes and press the OK button.
Press the OK button at each of the confirmation prompts.
pen the printer cover. Remove the ink charging cover and set it aside.
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Press the OK button.
Epson SureColor F2100 Series
®
®
Start Here
2
Remove all the packaging materials and tape. Check carefully for all the
tape inside and outside the printer and platen.
Make sure to place the printer on a flat, stable surface with enough space on
all sides (see illustrations below). The surface supporting the printer should
be wider than the space between the rubber feet on the bottom of the printer,
at least 2 feet (60 cm) off the ground, and capable of supporting at least 220
pounds (100 kg).
Remove the ink cartridges from their
3
White ink cartridges
Caution: Do not touch the green chip on top of the cartridge.
2
Note: Do not throw the caps away; you will need them when disposing of the
waste ink.
Note: Do not throw the carriage lock away; you will need it if you transport
the printer.
28 in.
(71.1 cm)
Remove the outer and inner caps from the waste ink bottle and store
Remove the carriage lock and store it in a safe place.
5
2.95 in.
(7.5 cm)
Color ink cartridges
them in a safe place.
29.53 in.
(75 cm)
47.24 in.
(120 cm)
1
packages. Gently shake each ink cartridge
for about 15 seconds; white ink cartridges need to be shaken on both
sides. You do not need to shake the cleaning cartridge.
4
23 in.
(58.5 cm)
1.26 in.
(3.2 cm)
Install Ink Cartridges
Stickers
Choose a location for the printer that is near a wall outlet where the plug can
be easily unplugged. Avoid places subject to rapid changes in temperature and
humidity. Also keep the printer away from direct sunlight, strong light, or heat
sources.
23.62–31.50 in.
(60–80 cm)
printer and route the waste ink tube through the clamps as shown.
requires three people to lift and move it. Make sure to grip the printer where
indicated by the gray stickers as shown in the illustration. When moving the
printer, do not tilt it more than 10 degrees.
Choose a Location for the Printer
19.68 in.
(50 cm)
Attach two tube clamps to the left and right sides on the back of the
WARNING: The printer weighs about 185 pounds (84 kilograms) and
Read these instructions before using your product.
5.90 in.
(15 cm)
3
4
pen the ink covers and install each cartridge into the correct slot for its
O
color.
lace the caution label for your language over the English label, if
P
necessary. Then, insert the waste ink bottle into the waste ink bottle
holder. The bottle and holder should be placed in an area lower than the
printer so that the waste ink can flow straight down.
Open the printer cover and press down on the parts as shown to make
Left ink bay
sure they are secure. Then close the printer cover.
78.74 in.
(200 cm)
Right ink bay
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 4
Slot 5
Slot 6
Slot 7
WH
WH
Y
M
C
BK
CL*
2.55 in.
(6.5 cm)
*Cleaning cartridge
6
Unpack
1
Make sure you have these items:
3
Close the ink covers.
Assemble the Printer
1
Printer
I nsert the waste ink tube into the waste ink bottle. The tube should
curve toward the bottle and straight down as shown.
Platen hoop
hooks
emove the plugs from the waste ink outlets on the back of the printer
R
and store them in a safe place.
4
5
Grip pad
Press the
button on the control panel.
Follow the prompts to select Language, Date & Time, and unit of
measurement.
Medium platen
and hoop
Waste ink bottle
Note: Do not throw the plugs away; you will need them if you transport the
printer.
Waste ink tube
2
Connect the waste ink tube. Make sure that the longer end of the tube
is connected to the waste ink outlet on the left side and the shorter end
is connected to the waste ink outlet on the right side.
Ink/cleaning
cartridges
Ink charging unit
Maintenance kit
Grip pad tool
Tweezers
Power cord
Waste ink
bottle holder
Limited
warranty
Caution
label
Tube/cable clamps
Note: See the online User’s Guide for information on installing the grip
pad, using the grip pad tool, installing the platen hoop hooks, and using the
maintenance kit and tweezers.
ake sure that the tube sits above the yellow line indicated on the
M
outside of the bottle. If the tube is too long, cut the end to the
appropriate length.
Note: Make sure the tubes point downward and are not twisted to ensure
proper ink drainage.
7
onnect the power cord. (Do not connect the printer to your
C
computer yet.)
6
7
8
9
Select White Ink/Color Ink and press the OK button.
Select Yes and press the OK button.
Press the OK button at each of the confirmation prompts.
pen the printer cover. Remove the ink charging cover and set it aside.
O
Press the OK button.
10
I nstall the ink charging unit and push it down until it clicks into place.
Press the OK button.
Install Software & Drivers
Product Support
1
Online User’s Guide
Go to www.epson.com/support/f2100 (U.S.) or
www.epson.ca/support/f2100 (Canada) to download the software
and utilities.
2
fter you install the software, open the Epson Control Dashboard and
A
check for a firmware update.
Perform Nozzle Check
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Close the printer cover. Press the OK button.
1
Attach the platen as shown.
Instructions for using your printer and maintenance tools.
On-screen help with your software
Select Help or F1 when you’re using your Garment Creator software.
Epson technical support
Visit www.epson.com/support/f2100 (U.S.) or
www.epson.ca/support/f2100 (Canada) to download software and utilities,
view manuals, get FAQs, or contact Epson.
Epson provides technical support and information on the installation,
configuration, and operation of professional printing products through the
Epson Preferred Limited Warranty Plan. Dial (888) 377-6611, 6 am to 6 pm,
Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Days and hours of support are subject to
change without notice. Before you call, make sure you have your:
SM
12
2
Remove the platen’s hoop.
he printer starts charging the ink. This takes about 33 minutes. The
T
LCD displays a message when the charging is complete.
Note: If you experience difficulty with the toll-free line, call (562) 276-1305.
Caution: Do not turn off or unplug the printer while the
light is flashing.
Also, do not open the ink covers during the charging process.
Note: The first time you install ink cartridges, the printer uses some ink
to charge the printing system, so print yields may be lower with the first
cartridges. Subsequent ink cartridges will last for their full rated life.
13
pen the printer cover again. Press the tab on the ink charging unit and
O
pull it out to remove it. Press the OK button.
• Printer serial number: _______________________________
• Proof of purchase and date: ___________________________
Recycling
3
lace one sheet of letter- or A4-size plain paper on the center of the
P
platen. Secure the corners with tape.
Epson offers a recycling program for end of life hardware and ink cartridges.
Please go to www.epson.com/recycle (U.S.) or www.epson.ca/recycle
(Canada) for information on how to return your products for proper disposal.
Need Ink?
You can purchase ink from an Epson DTG authorized reseller. To find the
nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766).
4
Make sure the height adjustment lever is at the P position.
Epson SureColor F2100 Series
replacement ink cartridges
Color
Note: See the online User‘s Guide for disposal instructions for the ink
charging unit.
14
eplace the ink charging cover that was removed in step 9. Press the OK
R
button.
6
7
8
15
he printer starts a cleaning cycle. This takes about 10 minutes. The
T
LCD displays a message when cleaning is complete.
T725100
Cyan
T725200
Magenta
T725300
Yellow
T725400
White
T725A00
Press the
displayed.
Press the
T736000
button on the control panel. The Maintenance menu is
button to select Nozzle Check.
Press the OK button twice to print a nozzle check pattern.
Check the pattern. If there are no gaps, the nozzles are clean. If there are
gaps in the pattern, refer to the online User’s Guide for instructions on
cleaning the print head.
Close the printer cover. Press the OK button.
9
16
Black
Cleaning cartridge
5
Part number
Replace the platen’s hoop.
EPSON and SureColor are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered
logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Preferred is a service mark 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.
This information is subject to change without notice.
© 2018 Epson America, Inc., 1/18
Printed in USA
CPD-54911
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I nstall the ink charging unit and push it down until it clicks into place.
Press the OK button.
Install Software & Drivers
Product Support
1
Online User’s Guide
Go to www.epson.com/support/f2100 (U.S.) or
www.epson.ca/support/f2100 (Canada) to download the software
and utilities.
2
fter you install the software, open the Epson Control Dashboard and
A
check for a firmware update.
Perform Nozzle Check
11
Close the printer cover. Press the OK button.
1
Attach the platen as shown.
Instructions for using your printer and maintenance tools.
On-screen help with your software
Select Help or F1 when you’re using your Garment Creator software.
Epson technical support
Visit www.epson.com/support/f2100 (U.S.) or
www.epson.ca/support/f2100 (Canada) to download software and utilities,
view manuals, get FAQs, or contact Epson.
Epson provides technical support and information on the installation,
configuration, and operation of professional printing products through the
Epson Preferred Limited Warranty Plan. Dial (888) 377-6611, 6 am to 6 pm,
Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Days and hours of support are subject to
change without notice. Before you call, make sure you have your:
SM
12
2
Remove the platen’s hoop.
he printer starts charging the ink. This takes about 33 minutes. The
T
LCD displays a message when the charging is complete.
Note: If you experience difficulty with the toll-free line, call (562) 276-1305.
Caution: Do not turn off or unplug the printer while the
light is flashing.
Also, do not open the ink covers during the charging process.
Note: The first time you install ink cartridges, the printer uses some ink
to charge the printing system, so print yields may be lower with the first
cartridges. Subsequent ink cartridges will last for their full rated life.
13
pen the printer cover again. Press the tab on the ink charging unit and
O
pull it out to remove it. Press the OK button.
• Printer serial number: _______________________________
• Proof of purchase and date: ___________________________
Recycling
3
lace one sheet of letter- or A4-size plain paper on the center of the
P
platen. Secure the corners with tape.
Epson offers a recycling program for end of life hardware and ink cartridges.
Please go to www.epson.com/recycle (U.S.) or www.epson.ca/recycle
(Canada) for information on how to return your products for proper disposal.
Need Ink?
You can purchase ink from an Epson DTG authorized reseller. To find the
nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766).
4
Make sure the height adjustment lever is at the P position.
Epson SureColor F2100 Series
replacement ink cartridges
Color
Note: See the online User‘s Guide for disposal instructions for the ink
charging unit.
14
eplace the ink charging cover that was removed in step 9. Press the OK
R
button.
6
7
8
15
he printer starts a cleaning cycle. This takes about 10 minutes. The
T
LCD displays a message when cleaning is complete.
T725100
Cyan
T725200
Magenta
T725300
Yellow
T725400
White
T725A00
Press the
displayed.
Press the
T736000
button on the control panel. The Maintenance menu is
button to select Nozzle Check.
Press the OK button twice to print a nozzle check pattern.
Check the pattern. If there are no gaps, the nozzles are clean. If there are
gaps in the pattern, refer to the online User’s Guide for instructions on
cleaning the print head.
Close the printer cover. Press the OK button.
9
16
Black
Cleaning cartridge
5
Part number
Replace the platen’s hoop.
EPSON and SureColor are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered
logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Preferred is a service mark 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.
This information is subject to change without notice.
© 2018 Epson America, Inc., 1/18
Printed in USA
CPD-54911