Checking Cartridge Status with Mac OS X

You can check your cartridge status using a utility on your Mac.
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, select your product, and select Options & Supplies. Select Utility and select Open Printer Utility.
    • Mac OS X 10.5: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax, select your product, and select Open Print Queue. Select Utility.
  2. Select EPSON Status Monitor. You see this window:


  3. Do the following as necessary:
    • To update the ink cartridge status, click Update.
    • Replace or reinstall any ink cartridge indicated on the screen.
    Note: Depending on the color of the expended cartridge and how you are printing, you may be able to continue printing temporarily.
    Note: If any of the cartridges installed in the product is broken, incompatible with the product model, or improperly installed, Epson Status Monitor will not display an accurate cartridge status.
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