Xpres 1400 User Manual

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SUBLI-PRINT®
EPSON STYLUS 1400
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SUBLI-PRINT®
Installing & Setting up the Epson 1400 printer
Insert the Epson Stylus 1400 software CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The CD will auto run. Select ‘Custom Install’ from
the menu, as in diagram 1 below. When diagram 2 appears click ‘Printer Driver’. It will display diagram 3, click OK and it will
copy files to your computer. Make sure the USB cable is connected to the PC and printer, then turn on the printer as
instructed in diagram 4. After the utility has found your printer it will confirm this as in diagram 5. The Epson Stylus 1400 has
now been successfully installed. Click OK.
EPSON STYLUS 1400 INSTRUCTION MANUAL
CONTENTS
Driver Installation and set up
Installing and setting up the Epson Stylus 1400 printer p3
CorelDRAW set up
Installing and setting up the Xpres Subli-Print colour profile p4-5
Printing
Printing with the Xpres Subli-Print colour profile p5-6
Bulk Feed System
Installing the Subli-Print bulk feed system p7
Templates
Working with CorelDRAW sublimation templates p11
Tips on using templates p12
Sublimation ink
Tips on using Subli-Print ink p12
Sublimation paper
Sublimation paper usage and tips p12
CorelDRAW
Introducing CorelDRAW and its tools p13
CorelDRAWs most common tools p14
Common CorelDRAW tasks p14
Now follow the Epson Stylus 1400 driver setup below.
diagram 1 diagram 2
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diagram 4
Browse to the Printers and Faxes folder. Right click on the Epson 1400 printer and click on ‘Properties’.
Click on ‘Printing preferences as in diagram 6, then follow the diagrams below.
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diagram 8
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1 Epson Matte 2 Photo
3 ICM
4 Off (no colour adjustment)
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Printables
Sublimation printables hints and tips p15
Troubleshooting
General troubleshooting and tips back cover
diagram 9
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click mirror
image
diagram 10
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click save
setting
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name it
Subli-print
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Click ‘Save’ then click OK until
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all open boxes are closed.
Setting up CorelDRAW 10 - X4
Before you start this section you will need to down-
load the Xpres Subli-Print colour profile from the Xpres
website.
The address is www.xpres.co.uk/tech_support/
downloads You can also find the profile on the Subli-
Print CD supplied with the bulk feed system. This disk
can also be sent out upon request.
Close CorelDRAW. When you have downloaded the
‘Subli_Print_1400_V1.icm’ colour profile, right click on
it and choose ‘Install Profile’ from the top of the menu.
Note: The profile will install automatically and will not
give any feedback.
Also on some systems you will not be able to see the
‘Install Profile’ option. If this is the case change the .ICM
extension to .ICC then re-try.
Start CorelDRAW and click on Window > Colour
Palettes. Tick the ‘Default RGB palette’. Repeat the
process then un-tick ‘Default CMYK palette’. Now click
on Tools > Colour Management. You will now see the
colour management dialogue box appear as in diagram
1 right.
First, all the (Orange/Grey) arrows need to be set as shown above. To change the colour of the arrows (Orange colour
switched on, Gray colour switched off) just click on the arrow itself.
1.Configure Import-Export Settings: Click on the image of the paper to bring up the window shown below (diagram 2).
This window configures how CorelDRAW handles files that are imported to a document.
diagram 1
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For CorelDRAW X3 and X4 ensure you select RGB under the ‘color
mode used for effects’ section at the bottom on the colour
management console.
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Setting up CorelDRAW X5
Before you start this section you will need to download the Xpres Subli-Print colour profile from the Xpres website.
The address is www.xpres.co.uk/tech_support/downloads You can also find the profile on the Subli-Print CD supplied with the bulk feed
system. This disk can also be sent out upon request.
Close CorelDRAW. When you have downloaded the ‘Subli_Print_1400_V1.icm’ colour profile, right click on it and choose ‘Install Profile’ from
the top of the menu. Note: The profile will install automatically and will not give any feedback. Also on some systems you will not be able to
see the ‘Install Profile’ option. If this is the case change the .ICM extension to .ICC then re-try.
Start CorelDRAW and click on Window > Colour Palettes. Tick the ‘Default RGB palette’. Repeat the process then un-tick ‘Default CMYK
palette’. Now click on Tools > Colour Management > Default Settings. You will now see the colour management dialogue box appear as in
diagram 1 below.
Here we will configure Corel’s default color space and ICC profiles.
The green arrows and numbers correspond to each phase of the setup process
which are detailed below.
1. Select ‘Adobe RGB (1998)’ from ‘RGB:’ under ‘Default color settings:’.
2. Select ‘RGB’ from ‘Primary color mode:’ under ‘Default color settings:’.
3. Select ‘Perceptual’ from ‘Rendering Intent’ under ‘Default color settings:’.
4. Select ‘Microsoft ICM CMM’ from ‘Color engine:’ under ‘Color conversion
settings’.
5. Check ‘Preserve pure black’ under ‘Color conversion settings’.
6. Select ‘RGB values’ from ‘Spot color definition’.
7. Select ‘Assign default color profile’ from ‘Open’, ‘RGB:’ under ‘Color
management policies’.
8. Select ‘Convert to document color profile’ from ‘Import and paste:’, ‘RGB:’
under ‘Color management policies’.
9. Click the save icon and enter an appropriate name e.g ‘Subli Print’ as shown
left.
CorelDRAW’s Colour Settings are now set correctly. You can now work with an
image as normal.
diagram 2
Click Import: Always convert Using- Select Internal RGB
Fraser (1998) from the drop down menu.
Click Export: Always embed using- Select Internal RGB
Fraser (1998) from the drop down menu.
Click OK.
2. Composite Printer: Select the Subli_Print_1400_V1 printer profile. Note: if you cant choose the Subli_Print_1400_V1
from the drop down menu means the ICC profile is not yet installed on your pc or you may not have restarted Corel since the
ICC installation. Close and re-launch Corel.
3. Monitor: Select the ICC profile for your monitor (If you also have Adobe Photoshop on your system you can select the
profile you created in Adobe Gamma). You may also check out the website of your monitor manufacturer for ICC profiles for
your particular monitor. If you do not have an ICC colour profile use the ‘Generic Profile’ instead.
Printing with the Subli-Print ICC profile in CorelDRAW X4
When you have your image ready on screen, click file > print. You will now see the print dialogue box below (diagram 1).
The Epson 1400 properties will now show
(diagram 2). Ensure the Subli-Print setting
is highlighted. If it is not click on ‘Subli-
Print’ from the drop down list. Then click
OK.
Now click on the Misc tab (diagram 3) and
ensure the Subli_Print_1400_V1 is ticked.
Note: Ensure the ‘Apply ICC profile’ is
un-ticked when using other printers.
Now click the print button.
diagram 2 diagram 3
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4. Internal RGB Space: Select Internal RGB Fraser (1998)
5. Save your settings: Click the + button and name your settings Subli-Print then Click OK.
CorelDRAW’s colour management is now setup. You can now work with your images as normal.
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