Epson Stylus Color 8³ Ink Jet Printer

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Q:
What are the system requirements for using this printer?
A:
PC Compatible:
- An IBM compatible PC with at least a 486/25 MHz (for Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0) or 486/66 MHz (for Windows 98, Windows ME or Windows 2000) Pentium or better processor
- Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000
- 16MB of RAM (32MB for Windows 95, 98 or Windows ME recommended; 64MB recommended for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000)
- 50MB of free hard disk space (100MB or more recommended)
- VGA or better display adapter and monitor
- CD-ROM or DVD drive for installing the printer software
- Parallel connection: a high-speed, bidirectional IEEE 1284 compliant parallel cable, up to 10 feet long (3 meters); the cable must have a D-SUB, 25-pin, male connector for your computer, and a 36-pin, Centronics (r) compatible connector for the printer.
- USB connection: a computer running Windows 98, ME, or Windows 2000, with a Windows-compliant USB port and a shielded USB "AB" cable up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) long. Using an improperly shielded USB cable-especially a cable more than 6.5 feet (2 meters) long-may cause the printer to malfunction. An Apple iMac series or Power Macintosh G3 with USB port:
- An Apple iMac (tm) series or Power Macintosh G3 or G4 with USB port
- For iMac: Mac OS 8.5 or later (Mac OS 8.5.1 or later recommended)
- For Power Macintosh G3 or later: Mac OS 8.5.1 or later If your iMac is running OS 8.1, you need to upgrade your operating system before installing your printer software. To find out which operating system your iMac is running, select About This Computer from the Apple menu. If you're running OS 8.5 or 8.5.1 on your iMac, Apple recommends that you install iMac Update 1.1. Download the update for your system from Apple at http://asu.info.apple.com. Contact Apple if you have problems installing an update.
- 16MB of available RAM (more recommended)
- 50MB of free hard disk space (100MB recommended)
- VGA display or better
- CD-ROM or DVD drive for installing the printer software
- A shielded USB "AB" cable up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) long. Using an improperly shielded USB cable-especially a cable more than 6.5 feet (2 meters) long-may cause the printer to malfunction.

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