EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SETUP 2021-10-25T09:48:33+00:00

INSTRUCTIONS FOR EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SETUP

The Epson EcoTank M2120 printer is a quality super-compact machine with all-in-one features. Since the printer is compact, it doesn’t take up much space as you expect it to. The monochrome Epson EcoTank M2120 Setup is cost-effective with low running costs. It is an attractive buy if you want to print documents on a regular basis.

Epson EcoTank M2120 Setup


UNBOXING & BASIC SETUP

Added advantages:

  • Super-fast printing speed
  • Lightweight and takes up little time

Box Contents

  • The Epson EcoTank M2120 printer
  • Ink Bottle
  • Power Cord
  • Installation Guide

Hardware Installation

  • Unbox the Epson printer from the carton and place it aside.
  • Ensure that you remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer body.
  • Unpack the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect the power cord to the main power outlet and to the rear end of the printer.
  • Now, press the Power button to turn on the printer.
  • Choose the language you prefer and follow the on-screen commands.
  • Open the scanning unit.
  • Open the ink tank cover present on the right side of the printer.
  • Unpack the ink bottle from the packaging and remove the cap carefully.
  • Place the ink bottle into the nozzle of the ink tank and fill the tank until it reaches the maximum level.
  • Once the ink tank is filled, remove the ink bottle and close it firmly.
  • Close the ink tank cover and the scanning unit.
  • Press the Start button on the printer once you read the initialization message on the screen.
  • Open the front cover of the printer.
  • Slide out the paper input tray.
  • Slowly slide the paper guide present inside.
  • Place a paper stack into the printer and adjust the paper guide.
  • Close the paper tray and insert it back into the printer.
  • Pull out the paper extender from the printer.

The hardware installation for the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer is complete.

Software Installation

  • Place the installation CD into the CD/DVD drive of your computer.
  • Wait for the computer to run the installer.
  • Follow the prompts on the screen and wait for further instructions.
  • Choose the connection type you want to have between the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer and the computer.
  • Complete the software setup.
EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SETUP

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 DRIVER

The Epson EcoTank M2120 driver is for your computer to have. You can connect the printer and perform tasks with just a click away. There are two ways to download the driver for the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer. Further instructions follow.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • On this page, click the Driver Download button for Windows.
  • The very next minute, the driver will be downloaded to your Windows computer.
  • Here is one more method to download the printer driver for your computer. It’s from the Epson support page.
  • Open the Epson support page for the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer.
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Select the Operating System drop-down list and select Windows.
  • Click the Recommended For You section and click the Download button for the driver.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 DRIVER FOR MAC

  • You can download the driver for the printer from this support page.
  • All you must implement is click the Driver Download button for Mac.
  • The download will be initiated the very next second.
  • If you wish to download the driver for Mac from the Epson support page, you can do so.
  • Open the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer support page.
  • Click the Downloads tab.
  • Select the Operating System drop-down list and click the Mac option.
  • Expand the Recommended For You option and click the Download button for the driver.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 MANUAL DOWNLOAD

  • On this very page, locate and click the Manual Download button.
  • The user manual will be downloaded the very next second.
  • You can also download the manual from the official Epson support page.
  • On your browser, open the support page for the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer.
  • Click the Manuals and Warranty tab.
  • Click the PDF icon for the User Manual option.
  • Click the Download icon.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SCAN SETUP

To scan a document, you must know where to place the original document you want to scan.

  • The printer comes with a scanner glass.
  • Open the document cover of the printer.
  • Place the original document with the print side facing downwards.
  • Ensure that the document is aligned properly according to the corners of the scanner glass.
  • Close the document cover.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SCAN TO COMPUTER

In case you wish to scan a document to a computer, ensure that the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer and the computer are connected to the same network.

  • You can easily scan to your computer using the printer control panel.
  • Place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Select the Scan option on the printer display (Use the navigation arrow buttons).
  • Select the option of your choice from To Computer (JPEG), To Computer (PDF), To Computer (Email), and To Computer (Custom).
  • Choose one option and then press the Start button.
  • The document will be scanned to your computer.

BROTHER MFC L3735CDN SCAN SETUP

To scan a document, you need to know the places where you can place the originals.

  • ADF: The printed side of the original must be placed facing upwards.
  • Scanner Glass: The original document should be placed on the scanner glass with the print side facing down.
  • Place the original document based on your preferences.
  • Press the Scan button on the control panel.
  • Use the navigation buttons and select the following options: to PC > Image (press the OK button after each selection).
  • Since you will have the Brother printer connected to the network, press the navigation arrow buttons to choose the computer.
  • To start scanning, press Mono Start or Color Start.
  • The document will be scanned to your computer.

BROTHER MFC L3735CDN FAX SETUP

  • Load the documents on the printer.
  • If it is a single document, place it on the scanner glass. If multiple documents are to be faxed, place the document in the ADF (documents should face up).
  • On the MFC printer control panel, press the Fax button.
  • Enter the recipient fax number using the printer’s number pad.
  • Once you have placed the documents properly, press the Fax Start button.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 WIRELESS SETUP

There are different methods to connect the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer to the wireless network. Here are two easy ones to perform the wireless setup for the printer.

Method 1: Push Button Setup

To perform the Push Button setup, ensure that your router has a WPS button.

  • Select the Wi-Fi Setup option on the printer display.
  • Use the navigation arrow buttons and press the OK button.
  • Choose the Wi-Fi (Recommended) option.
  • Press the OK button to proceed and follow the on-screen commands.
  • Select the Push Button Setup (WPS) option.
  • Now, press the WPS button located on your wireless router (you will notice the light on the router flash rapidly).
  • Press the OK button on the printer display.
  • Wait for a while and the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer will be connected to the wireless network.

Method 2: PIN Code Setup

  • Select the Wi-Fi option and press the OK button.
  • Choose the Wi-Fi (Recommended) option.
  • Press the OK button on the printer control panel.
  • Select Others.
  • Choose the PIN Code (WPS) option.
  • The printer will show you a PIN (make a note of it).
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Click the address bar and enter the IP address of the router.
  • Log in to the router page and open the WPS settings.
  • Enter the PIN shown on the printer panel and proceed.
  • Press the OK button on the printer control panel.
  • The Epson EcoTank printer will be connected to the wireless network.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 AIRPRINT SETUP

AirPrint is a mobile printing feature. It is exclusive for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch). Let’s say you are using your iPad to print a document. Before you proceed,

  • Open the document on your iPad.
  • Tap the Share icon present on the screen.
  • Choose Print.
  • Select the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer from the list of printers.
  • Tap the + or icon to increase or decrease the number of copies.
  • Tap the Print button located at the top of the iPad screen.
  • The document will be printed using AirPrint.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 TROUBLESHOOT

With a wide range of features the printer possesses, there are some issues you will face while operating the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer. Here are some issues you might face with the printer. The solutions to troubleshoot the problems are also described.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 NOT PRINTING

If your Epson EcoTank M2120 printer is not printing, there are several methods that can resolve the issue. Here are a couple of methods.

Method 1: Reset the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer

The best solution is a simple reset, be it for any printer.

  • Make sure that the Epson printer is turned on.
  • Remove the power cord from the power source.
  • Hold the printer idle for 5-10 minutes.
  • Connect the power cord back to the power source.
  • When the printer starts, try printing from it.

Method 2: Check the Ink Tank

  • Make sure that the printer’s ink tank is filled to an extent.
  • Select Maintenance.
  • Choose the Fill Ink option.
  • Press the Start button.
  • Open the scanner unit.
  • Open the ink tank cover.
  • Remove the ink color bottle for the ink tank that needs to be replaced.
  • Gently place the ink bottle into the ink tank nozzle.
  • Fill the ink tank to an extent and then close the ink tank cover.
  • Close the ink bottle firmly.

You can now repeat the same procedure for the other ink tanks and then close the ink tank cover and the scanning unit.

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 WON’T CONNECT TO WIFI

  • Make sure that the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer is placed within the proximity distance of the wireless router.
  • Keep the router and the EcoTank printer away from other devices like cordless handsets, microwave ovens, or refrigerators.
  • Try to restart the printer and connect it to the wireless network (follow the WPS method of connection).
EPSON ECOTANK M2120 SETUP

EPSON ECOTANK M2120 PAPER JAM

Jam in the paper tray

  • Open the front cover of the printer.
  • Open the paper tray.
  • Move the paper guides to the corners inside the tray.
  • Remove the paper stack from the printer.
  • Remove the jammed paper from the tray and discard it.
  • Place the paper stack back into the printer.
  • Adjust the paper guide to the edges of the paper stack.
  • Place the paper tray back into the printer and close the front cover.
  • Here are some valuable pointers you must consider to avoid paper jams.
  • Make sure that the printer is placed on a flat surface.
  • Use the paper that is only supported by the Epson EcoTank M2120 printer.
  • Handle the paper carefully while placing the paper in the paper tray.
  • Do not exceed the paper tray limit on Epson EcoTank M2120 Setup.


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