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:
Available EPSON Papers
Paper or Media Type Settings
Print Head Nozzle Check
Print Head Cleaning
Replacing Ink Cartridges and Maintenance Boxes
- Make sure the paper Type or Media Type setting matches the paper you loaded.
- Make sure the Black/Grayscale or Grayscale setting is not selected in your printer software.
- For best results, use genuine EPSON ink and paper.
- Run a nozzle check to see if any of the print head nozzles are clogged. Then clean the print head, if necessary.
- The ink cartridges may be old or low on ink, and you may need to replace them.
- After you print, the colors on your printout will need some time to set as the ink dries. During this time, the colors may look different than you expect. To reduce the drying time, avoid stacking your prints on top of each other.
Published: February 29, 2012
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