The Windows driver software looks very much like other Epson printer drivers,
across the top
are the usual "tabs" to jump to the three basic sections of the driver; Main, Page
Layout and Utility.
The MAIN page lets you select the Quality Option based on the print job; Draft,
Text, Text & Image, Photo or Best Photo. Paper Options; Source, Borderless, Type
(Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Quality Inkjet Paper, Matte Paper - Heavyweight,
Photo, Glossy, Premium Glossy, Premium Luster, Premium Semi-Gloss, Color Life Photo Paper,
Inkjet Transparency, CD/DVD, CD/DVD Premium Surface) and Size. Enable PhotoEnhance,
Reverse Order and Print Preview options. Visibly check the ink levels in all six
cartridges. Set the Orientation for Portrait or Landscape.
Clicking on the "Advanced" button from the Main page which display this page of options.
You have the ability to set or override just about all
the important printer settings; media type, print quality, high speed on/off, flip
horizontal (mirror for transparency or backlight media) and color controls galore.
Color management is handled by Windows ICM or you're free to
manually "diddle" with just about everything.
The Page Layout options let you enlarge or reduce, set number of copies, print multi-pages
per sheet, adjust the borderless expansion, print a watermark image or enable double-sided
The Maintenance page lets you start the Status Monitor, run a Nozzle Check, perform
Head Cleaning, Align the Print Head and set Printer Option information.
Whenever you have an active print job the Epson Status Monitor pops up and shows
you the current ink levels and the progress of the printing. You can also get all
sorts of printing "tips and tricks" if desired.
Checking the "Print Preview" option on the first driver page is always a good idea. I use the print preview function as my last visual confirmation that I have selected the proper orientation and printing format. Unfortunately the Epson print preview does not have a ruler scale or indicate the chosen paper size which would really help you make sure that you also selected the right media type and size.
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