In Windows, make sure EPSON Stylus Photo R2880 is selected as your printer. In Mac OS X 10.5, make sure Stylus Photo R2880 is selected in the Print window. In Mac OS X 10.3 to 10.4, make sure Stylus Photo R2880 is selected in the Page Setup and Print windows.
Make sure the printer software settings are appropriate for the paper size you’re using.
The ink cartridges may be old or low on ink, and you may need to replace them.
The printer won’t operate properly if it’s tilted or at an angle. Place it on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the printer base in all directions.
Try printing a different document to determine if the problem is limited to one document. If the problem is with one document, try recreating the document.