If your epson stylus photo r280 printer shows red ink light, then one or more number of your printer’s ink levels are low.
If the red ink light stays on, then the ink is over and you must replace the ink cartridge.
Also, while you are printing you will receive a message in the printer’s control panel saying which colour of ink is low or which is to replaced.
In your windows computer, double click on the printer icon in the task bar.
Your computer will show the ink levels and you can replace the ink cartridge which is necessary to replace.
Then, while your epson stylus photo r280 printer is turned on, open the scanner unit.
Open the cartridge cover and install the cartridges according to the colours specified.
Epson stylus photo r280 wireless network setup
Before connecting your printer to the wireless network connection, make sure that your router is connected to the wireless network and your computer is connected to it wirelessly.
Unbox your epson stylus photo r280 printer.
Remove all the packing materials.
Open the scanner glass and remove the packing materials left.
Remove the yellow tapes from the cartridges and insert the cartridges in the cartridge holder according to the colours specified.
Close the scanner glass.
Now, connect the power cord and switch on the printer.
Leave the epson stylus photo r280 printer to install the ink and get ready to print.
In your computer, install the printer software by inserting the CD given with the printer.
Otherwise, download and install epson stylus photo r280 setup software in your computer.
Follow the onscreen instructions to install the software.
In the select your connection window, select wireless connection.
Select, setup printer for the first time and click on next.
Click on Wi-Fi auto connect and click on next.
Follow the onscreen instructions and your epson stylus photo r280 printer will automatically gets connected to your computer through wireless network.
If not, then in the opening screen, click on next.
To fill in your SSID and the network password, click on show network password in the computer connected to the same wireless network.
Then go to the home screen.
Go to Wi-Fi setup and click OK.
In the Wi-Fi setup wizard, give your SSID and password and click on OK.
Follow the onscreen instructions to connect your printer to the wireless network.
Epson stylus photo r280 designing and printing on CDs
Cleaning the rollers
Cleaning the rollers is very important to get wonderful CDs and DVDs print. To clean your rollers, load and eject several sheets of paper.
Turn on your epson stylus photo r280 printer.
Load several sheets of letter size papers in your printer.
Press the paper button to feed the papers in the printer.
Repeat pressing the paper button again and again to clean your epson stylus photo r280 printer’s roller.
Inserting the CD/ DVD in the printer to design
Turn on your epson stylus photo r280 printer.
Open the front panel.
Set the front tray to the CD/DVD position by pulling the tray lever down.
Place the CD/ DVD
Place the CD/ DVD in the tray placing the printing side or the white side up.
Before printing on your CD/ DVD, make sure that all the files and documents in it are burnt. Otherwise, this may affect the print.
Gently insert the CD/DVD tray along the base of the front tray until the marks on the CD/DVD tray and the front tray match each other.
Designing in Windows
You can design your CDs and DVDs using epson stylus photo r280, you can use Epson print CD in your Windows computer.
Go to Start.
Click on Programs.
Double click on Epson print CD.
To set the background image click on the background icon.
Then, go to file and browse for your image.
Select your image and click OK.
To write text in your print, use the alphabets button.
Do all the designs and choose Save As from the File menu to save the file.
Designing in Mac
Open the Applications folder, open the EPSON Print CD folder, then select EPSON Print CD.
To add a background image, click the background icon.
To select one of your own images, click Select Background, locate the folder your images are stored in, select the one you want, then click Open.
Click OK in the Adjust Background window.
Epson stylus photo r280 printer print using windows
Select the photo or document you want to print.
Select the print command from your application you are using to store the document or photo.
Select epson stylus photo r280 printer from the printer list.
Select the source, quality, type, size, border and orientation settings to your document in your windows.
Otherwise, Click the advanced tab.
The Advanced Print Settings window will open.
Do all the settings in the advanced print settings.
Once you have selected your print settings, you are ready to save your settings and print.
Click OK to save your settings.
You see your application’s Print window as shown below.
Click OK or Print to start printing.
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