How do you select the correct media type setting in the driver?

  • Your printer automatically adjusts itself for the type of paper you select in your printer software. That's why the Media Type setting is so important. It tells your printer what kind of paper you're using and adjusts the ink coverage accordingly. Before you print, always check your Media Type setting. Here are the settings you should choose for your paper:

    For this paperSelect this Media Type setting
    Plain paper sheets or envelopes
    EPSON Premium Bright White Paper
    Plain paper
    EPSON Iron-On Transfer Paper360 dpi Ink Jet Paper
    EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper
    EPSON Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards
    EPSON Photo Quality Self Adhesive Sheets
    Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper
    EPSON Photo PaperPhoto Paper
    EPSON Photo Quality Glossy Paper
    EPSON Glossy Photo Paper
    EPSON Glossy Photo Greeting Card
    EPSON Panoramic Photo Paper
    EPSON All-Purpose Glossy Paper
    Glossy Photo Paper
    EPSON Premium Glossy Photo Paper
    (including roll paper)
    EPSON Premium Semigloss Photo Paper
    (including roll paper)
    EPSON Premium Luster Photo Paper
    (including roll paper)
    Premium Glossy Photo Paper
    EPSON Matte Paper - Heavyweight
    EPSON Double-Sided Matte Paper
    Matte Paper - Heavyweight
    EPSON Photo Stickers
    EPSON Photo Quality Glossy Film
    Photo Quality Glossy Film
    EPSON Ink Jet TransparenciesInk Jet Transparencies
    EPSON ColorLife Photo PaperColorLife Photo Paper
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