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I was able to print from my Mac before with a USB connection, but now I can't. What should I do?

    The problem can be caused by your printer, the connection, or the computer. Do the following:

    1. To determine if the printer can print without a computer, print a nozzle check pattern. See these instructions.
      • If you can print a nozzle check pattern, go to the next step.
      • If you can't print a nozzle check pattern, check the product for error messages. Clear any errors displayed on the product, then try printing a nozzle check pattern again. If you can print, go to the next step. Otherwise, contact Epson Support.
    2. Delete any pending print job(s) from the Epson print queue, then try printing again. If you can print, you're done, and you can skip the remaining steps. Otherwise, go to the next step.
    3. On your Mac, open the menu and select System Preferences. Select Print & Scan, Print & Fax, or Printers & Scanners, select your printer, then click to remove the printer. Click , select your printer with Kind set as Bonjour, select your printer from the Use drop-down list, then click Add. This will add the printer back on the printer queue. Then try printing again. If you can print, you're done, and you can skip the remaining steps. Otherwise, go to the next step.
    4. Turn off your product and make sure the USB cable is securely connected. Then turn on your product and try printing again.

      Note: If you're using a hub or switchbox, connect the product directly to your computer.

      If you still can't print, make sure the USB cable is a shielded cable no more than 6.5 feet (2 meters) long, connect the cable to another USB port on your computer, and/or use a different cable. Then try printing again. If you can print, you're done. Otherwise, contact Epson Support.

Published:  Mar 22, 2017 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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