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Pictures come out dark with normal settings.

Need to use color control mode and set brightness to > 20 to be close to actual picture in brightness.

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    Since I had changed the OS (Vista) I got the same problem.

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The solution is documented on the Epson Support site if you can find it.

In printer properties (Printing Preferences), select the ICM button instead of Color Controls (the default) in the Color Management area. This is under the Advanced settnigs, not the Basic settings. I found out that leaving Color Controls selected and chosing a Gamma of 1.5 (the lowest they allow) also lightens up the printing.

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