Question about Epson LQ-590 Matrix Printer
I am printing long continuous graphs using program designed to produce same (obviously does not want s-o-p). I am using fanfold NCR tractor feed paper. Even though printer is set to not s-o-p and set for "roll paper", it skips anyway (Tried using both remote software and printer buttons to change defaults). Epson had me install LQ-570 driver and set up new paper type for 8.5" x 43". Using this driver, the printer does not s-o-p (finally), but does indent the graph about 1/4" for a few lines every 43" (bummer), then continues on with the job to the end. This workaround is ok for drafts, but not for finished work. Hint: the LQ-590 setup does not see the new paper type, so I have to use the LQ-570 driver to get anywhere. Any advice on how to REALLY overide the s-o-p in the LQ-590? Is there some other command that is interfering with the s-o-p setting?
SOURCE: epson LQ -590 PRINTER PROBLEM
margins are set wrong, or there are special
formatting marks and/or characters at the end
of your documents.
START --> Printers & Faxes -> Chose printer -->
right-click --> properties --> ....
This sets the default settings, that are in effect every time
an application starts up.
Also note, that if printer settings are not listed within
your START menu, you can find them in the Windows
control panel. You can change what shows in the
START menu and what doesn't by right-clicking the
the file menu:
File --> Print --> Settings ...
File --> Printer settings ...
File --> Page setup .... and also margins. etc...
This sets the actual settings for this application or the
current document. These settings over-ride the global
default setting in item (2)
reflect the way you use the printer the most often.
The settings in item (3) reflect the actual document you
are trying to print now.
reflect the paper in the machine, do not confuse
metric sizes: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 ....
with English sizes: Letter, Legal,..... etc
These do not line up exactly.
are no extra characters at the end of your document:
Paragraph marks, Page Brakes, Form Feeds, etc.
Also check the paragraph settings (in Word for Windows,
for example, to make sure that is not the cause of the
In word for Windows, for example, you can also go
into tools, options and change the way your document
is displayed, such that all formatting marks become
visible (or click on the paragraph tool)
of print PREVIEW facility, so that you can see what
you are going to get, before you physically print it.
I hope this solves your problem, please rate my answers.
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
SOURCE: EPSON LQ - 2180 paper settings
I HAVE CUSTOME SIZE OF PAPER WHICH IS NOT AVILABLE IN THE PRINTER LIST .WHEN I DEEL WITH WINDOS XP
BUT WHEN DEEL WIHTH WINDOS 98 ITS OK
NO I DONT HAVE WINDOS 98 . MY QUESTION HOW I CAN ADJUST PAPER TO CUSTOM SIZE
Posted on Nov 24, 2008
When a paper jam occurs during printing for some reason, the printer beeps, displaying the message <PAPER JAM> in the display. When a paper jam occurs, remove the jammed paper using the following procedure, and then resume the job. If the message that indicates the paper jam does not disappear even after removing the jammed paper following the procedure, there is a possibility that torn pieces of paper are still left inside the printer. Inspect each part of the printer again, and completely remove all pieces of jammed paper.
Posted on Jun 24, 2009
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Posted on Nov 23, 2010
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