In Windows, Status Monitor can be accessed via the Utility, or for some printers, the Maintenance section of the driver. In Mac OS X it can be accessed via /Applications/Epson Printer Utility. For help on accessing Status Monitor, refer to one of the articles below:
In Windows, EPSON Status Monitor 3 provides the following information:
- Current Status:
If the ink is low or expended, the How to button appears in the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window. Clicking How to displays ink cartridge replacement instructions and moves the print head to the ink cartridge replacement position.
- Ink Cartridge Status:
EPSON Status Monitor 3 provides a graphic display of the ink cartridge status.
- Ink Cartridge Information:
You can view information about the installed ink cartridges by clicking Information.
- Technical Support:
You can access the online User's Guide from EPSON Status Monitor 3. If you encounter a problem, click Technical Support in the EPSON Status Monitor 3 window.
Status Monitor should communicate with the printer and report the printer's current status. Follow the recommended action provided by Status Monitor to clear the error. Refer to your user guide if you need help with the advice. The following articles may also help:
If Status Monitor reports a "Communication Error", continue following this guide to attempt to clear the error. Once the error is cleared i.e. the red/amber error light is no longer present, refer to one of the following articles if this error continues to be reported and you are unable to print:
If Status Monitor is greyed-out, see the relevant Knowledge Base articles:
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