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How do I set the Epson Universal Print Driver to the PCL printer language?

    If the Epson Universal Print Driver is already installed;

    1. Do one of the following:
      • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.
      • Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers.
      • Windows Vista: Click and select Control Panel (or point to Settings and then select Control Panel). Select Printer (under Hardware and Sound) or Printers.
      • Windows XP: Click Start and select Control Panel (or point to Settings and then select Control Panel). Select Printers and Other Hardware (if available) and then Printers and Faxes.
    2. Right-click EPSON Universal Print Driver.
    3. Click on Printing preferences and click the Maintenance tab.
    4. Click Extended Settings and select PCL6 from the Printer Control Language dropdown menu.
    5. Click OK.

    If you are installing the EPSON Universal Print Driver for the first time, do the following:

    Note: Make sure your product is turned on and connected to the same network as your computer before installing the printer software if you are using a network connection.

    1. Download the EPSON Universal Print Driver from the Downloads tab.
    2. Follow the on-screen instructions until you see the screen below:
    3. Click on your connection type and select the Set Default of Printer Control Language to PCL6 checkbox.
    4. Click OK.
Published:  Jan 29, 2015 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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