I found this answer on Apple.com support discussions. Worked for me. There is more information available on the discussion, but this was enough to fix my problem.
Try Page Setup. Select to format for your printer. The choices for different all media should now be available under the Paper Size. This is a change from previous practice of creating a separate printer for each type of media.
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Lights flashing alternately means that your printer's waste ink pad is saturated. It needs to be replaced and reset the counter. To reset the waste ink pad counter you will need a resetting program. You may download it by going to this link:
Not an uncommon Epson problem. You will need to adjust the brightness and contrast settings and possibly the gamma and colour settings of the printer for both the PC and Mac and then save them as unique profiles. The user manual should explain what you need to do and if you don't have one you can download it from the following Epson Support link
Please make sure that the paper that you are using is included under the printer's paper compatibility list. Make sure that you are selecting the correct paper type on printer settings. Trash and re-install the drivers.
The latest R800 driver for Windows
(which is probably required for Vista as well as XP) has a hardware interface problem.
When you try to print on a CD, the power button should blink slowly and the paper feed button should turn red until the media (CD) is readied by holding the paper feed button down for a second. However, with the driver above, the paper feed button instead blinks very fast (the printer is being "probed" by the PC in a tight loop I would guess) and so the CD cannot be readied.
The previous version of the driver,
does not have this problem. But I doubt it will work under Vista.
If you would like this driver e-mailed to you, send me an e-mail to my "junkmail" account asking for it (include this documentation so I know what you want) and I will send it.
My junkmail account is jim3 underline porter6 at fastmail dot fm
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Try a new copy of your install disc, obtainable from Epson or try using a registry cleaner. You may have picked up a spyware that has corrupeted registry settings for your printer, which will not correct by just reinstalling. Make sure you have the correct drivers and updates for your printer and for your op system.