Reference Guide


Safety Instructions

Important Safety Instructions

For United Kingdom users

Read all of these safety instructions before using the printer. In addition, follow all warnings and instructions marked on the printer itself.

When setting up the printer

When maintaining the printer


If the power cord or plug is damaged.


If liquid has entered the printer.


If the printer has been dropped or the cabinet damaged.


If the printer does not operate normally or exhibits a distinct change in performance.

To provide adequate short-circuit protection and over-current protection for this printer, the building installation must be protected by a 10- or 16-amp circuit breaker.

When Handling the paper


15 to 25×C (59 to 77×F)


30 to 60% RH

When operating the printer

Note for German-speaking users:
Bei Anschluss des Druckers an die Stromversorgung muss sichergestellt werden, dass die Gebaudeinstallation mit einer 10 A- oder 16 A-Sicherung abgesichert ist.

ENERGY STAR® Compliance

As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, EPSON has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.

The International ENERGY STAR® Office Equipment program is a voluntary partnership with the computer and office equipment industry to promote the introduction of energy-efficient personal computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, copiers, and scanners in an effort to reduce air pollution caused by power generation.

For United Kingdom users

Use of options

Epson (UK) Limited shall not be liable against any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or consumable products other than those designated as Original EPSON Products or EPSON Approved Products by Epson (UK) Limited.

Safety information

This appliance must be earthed. Refer to the rating plate for voltage and check that the appliance voltage corresponds to the supply voltage.


The wires in the mains lead fitted to this appliance are coloured in accordance to the following code:
Green and yellow — Earth
Blue — Neutral
Brown — Live

If you have to fit a plug:

As the colours of the mains lead of this appliance may not match coloured markings used to identify the terminals in a plug, please proceed as follows:

The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter E or the Earth symbol ().

The blue wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked with the letter N.

The brown wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked with the letter L.

If damage occurs to the plug, replace the cord set or consult a qualified electrician.


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