Epson Et-8550 Unboxing Setup  

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Epson Et-8550 Unboxing Setup

Epson ET-8550 is an All-in-One wireless printer. Epson’s cartridges deliver vibrant colors and print sharp text. You can print borderless photos on CDs and DVDs up to 13” x 19”. This printer prints high-quality documents at a very low cost with 5760 x 1440 dpi resolution. On this page, you can learn the Epson ET-8550 unboxing setup.

Epson Et-8550 Unboxing Setup

Unboxing the Epson ET-8550 printer

  • The printer box comes with the following contents,
  • The Epson ET-8550 Printer
  • Power Cord
  • Installation CD-ROM (Windows)
  • Ink Bottles (Black, Pigmented Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Gray)
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Remove all the protective tapes from the printer.
  • Open the scanner unit and remove the protective material from inside the printer.
  • Open the front cover and then pull out the paper tray completely out of the printer.
  • Now, remove the protective tape from the paper cassette.
  • Connect the supplied power cord from the printer to an electrical outlet.
  • Press the power to turn ON the cable.
  • Select language, date, and time

Steps to fill the ink tanks

  • Lift the scanner cover until it locks in an open position and then open the ink tank cover.
  • Unpack the ink bottles from the package.
  • Take the Black ink bottle, then twist and remove the bottle cap.
  • Open the Black ink tank cap and then stand the ink bottle upright into the filling port.
  • The ink automatically pours into the ink tank. Do not press or squeeze the ink bottle.
  • When the ink tank reaches the maximum level, remove the ink bottle from the tank.
  • Close the ink tank and ink bottle.
  • now, repeat the above steps to fill the rest of the ink tanks.
  • Once the ink tanks are filled, close the ink tank cover and then lower the scanner cover.
  • After filling the ink tanks, see the control panel. If the Start Here message is displayed, press OK and wait for five seconds.
  • When the ink charging is complete, the print quality adjustment message will appear on the screen.

Paper loading steps

  • Open the front cover and then pull the paper cassette completely out of the printer.
  • Slide all the paper guides towards their edges.
  • Load a paper stack on the paper cassette.
  • Slide all the paper guides to grab the paper stack. Make sure the paper stack is not firmly grabbed.
  • Check if the printing side faces down.
  • Keep the paper cassette flat and insert the paper cassette completely into the printer.
  • Finally, pull out the paper tray.

Steps to install printer drivers

  • On a Windows computer, insert the Setup CD-ROM into the CD drive.
  • Open the CD drive folder and then double-click the setup file.
  • Follow the setup wizard guidelines to install the printer driver on the computer.
  • If not, you can download and install the printer driver from the official Epson support page.
  • Once you complete the Epson ET-8550 unboxing setup, print a test page from your computer.