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Turn On the Printer 


Connect the power cord that came with your printer to the printer’s AC inlet. 


Attach the 
Paper Support 


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Plug the other end of the power cord into a grounded electrical outlet. 


above the sheet feeder. 


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À | | automatic roll paper cutter and basket, 
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Press and release the (© power button to turn it on. 


Power button 





Connec t the P r inter CAUTION: Never use an external switch, such as a wall switch 


or power strip switch, to turn the printer on or off. 





Connection cables are not included with your printer. You need only one of the following cables: 
e USB cable (PC and Mac®’) or 
e Parallel cable (PC only) 


USB Cable Users (PC and Mac) «=»———«=- = Install Ink Cartridges 


1 Shut down your computer. In Windows’ click Start and select your Shut Down 
or Turn Off option. Open the output tray and the printer cover. Then open the cartridge cover and 
remove the protective sheet. 























Leave your computer turned off until section 7. 





2 Plug the square === end of the cable into your printer's USB port until it stops. 





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(You can use any open USB port.) 





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Remove the ink cartridges from 
their packages. Don’t remove or 
tear the blue labels from their sides. 














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Square end Flat end 
Slide each cartridge individually into its slot with the green part facing the back. 
7 Ink cartridges Then push each one down until it clicks into place. 


Make sure the colored circles match. 





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Roll paper 
holders 





Minoria 1 Shut down your computer. Click Start and select your Shut Down or Turn Off option. 


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cut photos Leave your computer turned off until section 7. 

Automatic roll CDt 2 Plug the end of the cable with the slotted connector into your printer’s parallel port, 
Front sheet feeder paper cutter tay then secure it with the wire clips. 


2 Remove all the blue tape and packing materials inside and around the printer. 3 Plug the other end of the cable into your computer’s parallel port and secure it 
with the screws. 


Close the cartridge cover and printer cover. 


Press the ô ink button. 


The green © power and red 0 ink 
lights flash as your printer charges ink 
for about 1/2 minutes. 





CAUTION: Don’t turn off the printer 
or interrupt charging, or you’ll waste 
ink. If the © power and ð ink lights 
don’t turn off after 5 minutes, and 
the printer isn’t making any noise, 
you can turn it off. 








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Slotted end End with screws 





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Fan your paper and place it against 
the right side of the sheet feeder 
(up to the arrow inside the edge guide). 


2 Slide the edge guide to fit lightly 
against the paper. 


3 Pull out the output tray extensions. 





















Windows 


Printer Basics book for instructions. 


Follow the steps below to install the software for Windows XP or 


Windows XP 


1 Make sure your printer is connected and turned on. 
Then turn on your computer. 


2 Wait for Windows XP to detect your printer connectio 
and display this screen: ++ 





DON'T CLICK ANY BUTTONS ON THIS SCREEN. 


NOTE: If this screen doesn’t appear, make sure 
your printer is turned on and connected. 


3 Put the EPSON® CD-ROM in your CD-ROM or 
DVD drive and wait a few seconds for the 
CD-ROM to be recognized. 


Your printer software installs automatically and various 
messages appear on the screen. 


4 —§Atthe final Found New Hardware Wizard screen, 
click Finish. ---- - oe 


5 When you see the license agreement, read it and 
click Agree. You see the Options Menu: .-.+++.+++eeeseeeee 


6 Click Install Optional Software. 


Now go to “Installing Optional Software” in the next column. 


Windows 98 


1 Make sure your printer is connected and turned on. 
Then turn on your computer. 


2 Wait for Windows 98 to detect your printer 
connection and display a screen like this: «+--+ se eeeeeeeeeee 


DON'T CLICK ANY BUTTONS ON THE SCREEN YET. 


NOTE: If a screen like this doesn’t appear, make 
sure your printer is turned on and connected. 


3 Put the EPSON CD-ROM in your CD-ROM 
or DVD drive and wait a few seconds for the 
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If you’re using Windows Me or 2000, see “Installing Your Printer Software” in the 














Install Software 


Windows 98. 


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Welcome to the Found New 
Hardware Wizard 


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or floppy disk. insert it now. 


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Continue with the steps below to finish installing software. 


Installing Optional Software 


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At the next screen, click Next. 


Installation proceeds automatically. 


When installation halts, click Finish. 
EPSON Stylus Photo 960 
Your computer detects your printer again 


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Continue clicking Next or Finish. 
Installation proceeds automatically. 





At the final Add New Hardware Wizard screen, 


click Finish. Options Menu 


When you see the license agreement, read it and 
click Agree. You see the Options Menu. -------++++++++++ Be ee 
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Click Install Optional Software. 


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At the Optional Software menu, click the button for 
each program to learn more about it. If you want the 
program, click Install and follow the instructions on 
the screen. Then click Back to return to the menu. 


Optional Software 


) ICC Color Profiles 

“) EPSON Software Film Factory (recommended) 
~) P.LLML It Plug-In (for Adobe Photoshop) 

If you see a message about installing QuickTime; 
click Yes and follow the on-screen instructions. 
You don’t need a registration number. 


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Click a button for more information. 
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When you're finished installing software, close any 
open windows and click Back. 


Click View Software Offers. Click the button for each offer to learn more about it, 
then follow the instructions on the screen. Click Back to return to the menu. 


If you see a message asking you to restart your computer, select No and click Finish. If 
your computer restarts automatically, you need to return to the menu. Click Start (on 
Windows XP), double-click My Computer, then double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon. 


When you’re finished, close any open windows and click Back. 
Click Install Printer Information Center and follow the on-screen instructions. 
Close any open windows and click Exit at the menu. 


When you see the registration screen, register your printer with EPSON as instructed. 
Remove the CD-ROM and keep it in case you need to reinstall any software later. 


Restart your computer if prompted. 


You're ready to print! See section 8. 





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Macintosh 


Make sure your printer is connected and turned on. Then turn on your Macintosh. 
If you see a message about looking for software on the Internet, click Cancel. 


Put the EPSON CD-ROM in your CD-ROM or DVD drive. A 


Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your desktop, 
if necessary, then double-click the E EPSON installer 
icon in the window that opens. 


Read and agree to the license agreement 
to continue the installation. 


Click Install Printer Driver and follow the 
on-screen instructions to install the software 
and restart your Macintosh. --- 


Install Menu 





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After your Macintosh restarts, register your printer 
with EPSON as instructed (Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x only). 


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Mac OS X: Open Print Center. If you don‘t see your 
printer in the printer list, make sure the printer is turned 
on and connected. Then select EPSON USB in the 
pull-down menu on the Printer List screen, click 
SP 960 (USB), and click Add. Close Print Center. 


N agreement Exit 





Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x: Select the SP 960 icon in the Chooser. Select your USB port and 
turn on background printing. Then close the Chooser. 


Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your desktop, if necessary, then double-click the 
E EPSON installer icon. 


Click Install Optional Software. 


At the Optional Software menu, click the button for each program to learn more about it. If 
you want the program, click Install and follow the instructions on the screen. After each 
program is installed, click Back to return to the Optional Software menu. 


Click Back to return to the Install Menu. 


Click View Software Offers. Click the button for each offer to learn more about it, then 
follow the instructions on the screen. Click Back to return to the menu. 


When you’re finished, close any open windows and click Back. 
Click Install Printer Information Center and follow the on-screen instructions. 


For OS X users, if you want to print from Classic Applications, start your Macintosh in OS 9 
and repeat steps 3 through 13. 


Close any open windows and click Exit at the menu. Remove the CD-ROM and keep it in 
case you need to reinstall any software later. 


You’re ready to print! See the next section. 


Print 


Now you’re ready to print. For instructions, use these resources: 


e Your Printer Basics book 


Learn about loading paper, printing photos and CDs, maintaining 
your printer, solving problems, and contacting EPSON. 


EPSON Printer Information Center on your desktop 


Click Print Show to view helpful animations that show you 


how to load roll paper and use the automatic cutter. 


Print Show “ > Reference Guide 


Click Reference Guide to view : 
detailed information about your printer. »»s»s.s.sssssessesessossecenedeessesoeseseese icuncevensees 





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