What should I do if the colors in my printout don't match my monitor?
Your monitor and the product use different technologies to represent colors, so your printed colors can't match your screen colors exactly. Try increasing your monitor's color palette to view a greater range of colors, and then try the following:
General Paper Information
Select Basic Options
Clean the Print Head
- Make sure the paper Media Type setting in the printer driver matches the paper you loaded.
- Make sure your printer software is not set to print in Black/Grayscale.
- For best results, use genuine Epson ink and paper.
- Print a nozzle check pattern. If there are gaps, clean the print head.
- Try turning off Fix Photo in the Windows or Mac printer software.
- With Mac, try using Automatic mode.
- Try changing the Gamma setting in your printer software.
Use a color management system. Try using the ICM (Windows) or ColorSync (Mac OS X 10.4).
In Mac OS X 10.5/10.6, you can select ColorSync from the Color Matching pop-up menu.
- Check the ink cartridge status. If any ink cartridge is low, you may need to replace it to improve print quality.
Published: April 28, 2011
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