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Product Information / Printer Specifications

System Requirements

Refer to the appropriate section below for the minimum and recommended computer system requirements necessary to use EPSON Stylus Photo 2200 printer.

For Windows

To use your printer, you need Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows® Millennium Edition, Windows® 98, or Windows® 2000 installed and the printer must be connected via a shielded, twisted-pair parallel cable. If you want to connect your printer to a USB port, you need a Windows XP, Me, 2000, or 98 pre-installed PC equipped with a USB port and the printer must be connected via a standard, shielded USB 1.1 cable. To use the USB 2.0 cable, you need a Windows XP or 2000 pre-installed PC equipped with a USB 2.0 port. If you want to connect your printer to a IEEE 1394 port, you need a Windows XP, Me, or 2000 pre-installed PC equipped with a IEEE 1394 port and the printer must be connected via a shielded IEEE 1394 cable.

Your computer should also meet the following system requirements.

Minimum System Requirements

Recommended System

Pentium 233 MHz for Windows XP

Pentium 150 MHz for Windows Me

Pentium for Windows 98

Pentium 133 MHz for Windows 2000

Pentium III 1 GHz or higher

64 MB RAM for Windows XP

32 MB RAM for Windows Me

16 MB RAM for Windows 98

64 MB RAM for Windows 2000

128 MB RAM or more for Windows XP

64 MB RAM or more for Windows 2000, Me, and 98

100 MB hard disk space for Windows XP

20 MB hard disk space for Windows Me and 98

40 MB hard disk space for Windows 2000

50 MB hard disk space or more for Windows Me and 98

100 MB hard disk space or more for Windows XP and 2000

Super VGA monitor for Windows XP

VGA monitor for Windows Me, 98, and 2000

Super VGA or better monitor for Windows XP

VGA or better monitor for Windows Me, 98, and 2000

Your computer dealer can help you update your system if it does not meet these requirements.

For Macintosh

To connect the EPSON Stylus Photo 2200 printer to Apple® Macintosh® computers, you must use a USB cable.

Your Macintosh must also meet the following system requirements.

Minimum System Requirements

Recommended System

Mac OS 8.5.1

Mac OS 9.1 or later (including Mac OS X)

26 MB of available memory

27 MB of available memory when background printing is turned on.

55 MB of available memory or more

91 MB of available memory or more when background printing is turned on.

Note:
  • The amount of available memory varies according to the number and kind of applications that are open. To see how much memory is available, choose About This Computer from the Apple menu and refer to the memory size (listed in kilobytes) under "Largest Unused Block" (1,024K=1 MB).
  • The memory requirements above are for printing on Letter size paper. These requirements may vary depending on the size of the paper, the type of application you are using, and the complexity of the document that you want to print.

In addition to these system and memory requirements, you need 17 MB of free hard disk space to install your printer software. To print, you also need extra hard disk space amounting to about twice the size of the file that you want to print.


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