Stylus Pro Range - Can I update the firmware of my printer myself?

RELATES TO:


  • Updating printer firmware through the Epson LFP Remote Panel.
  • All Stylus Pro products.
  • Microsoft Windows.


EXPLANATION:


Requirements for updating the firmware

Yes, you can update the firmware yourself. In order to do this, you need to have:

  • The Epson printer driver for your printer installed on your computer.
  • Your printer connected to the computer via a USB or Ethernet cable and in the "Ready" state.
  • The Epson LFP Remote Panel utility to perform the update of your printer’s firmware.

If you do not have the Epson LFP Remote Panel utility you can download it from the Epson support site under Drivers & Software > Other Software.


How to update the firmware of your printer

  1. Download the newest firmware for your printer model from the Epson support site and save the firmware to your hard drive.

    You can find firmware updates in the Drivers & Software section:

    Firmware on Epson Support


  2. Open the Utility tab of the printer driver and click on Epson LFP Remote Panel or Printer Firmware Update.

    Printer Driver


  3. In the Epson LFP Remote Panel utility, select your printer from the list and click the Firmware Updater button.

    Updating Firmware


  4. Select Individual Firmware Update if you want to update just one printer and your printer is connected with a USB or Ethernet cable or select Batch Firmware Update if you want to update several printers that are connected over the network.

    Firmware Updater


  5. Epson LFP Remote Panel utility will automatically compare the downloaded firmware version with the installed firmware version. You can only upgrade to a newer firmware version. Downgrading to an older firmware version is not possible.

    1. When you want to update the firmware of just one individual printer connected by USB or Ethernet:

      • If the downloaded firmware version is newer, press the Update button to start the process. If the downloaded firmware is older, the Update button is deactivated.

        Individual update



    2. When you want to update several network printers:

      • First select all the printers that you want to update to a newer firmware version, and then press the Update button to start the process. If the downloaded firmware is older, the Update button is deactivated.

        Batch update


  6. When the update process is finished, the printer(s) will automatically restart to complete the installation of the new firmware.

Caution Icon Caution:

The firmware procedure must be followed exactly, otherwise you may corrupt the firmware update and seriously damage your product.

  • Neither EPSON nor its affiliates will take any responsibility for any damages that result from a firmware update. Your use of this document and any related firmware file(s) is at your own risk. Any resulting repair will NOT be covered by your warranty.


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