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INSTRUCTIONS FOR EPSON ECOTANK M3140 SETUP

The monochrome all-in-one Epson EcoTank M3140 printer is engineered to boost your productivity to a whole new extent. The printer can easily print documents at 39 pages per minute.This cost-friendly economical EcoTank printer is different from other Epson EcoTank printers. It has a large refillable Ink Tank that is enough to print thousands of pages and cuts down costs. You can experience the Precision Core print head that is known for the speed, quality, reliability, and efficiency. This Epson EcoTank M3140 setup has the ability to print double-sided. It is a big time-saver, thanks to the ADF that can scan and copy many pages at easey.

Epson Ecotank M3140 Setup

Key features:

  •   Automatic Duplex Printing: Yes
  •   Print Direction: Bi-Directional Printing
  •   Automatic 2-sided printing: Yes
  •   Space-saving Design & Spill-Free Refilling
  •   Superb Saving, Page Yield, Laser-Quality Prints, and Speed

UNBOXING AND BASIC SETUP

Contents in the box:

  •   The Epson EcoTank M3140 printer
  •   Installation CD for Windows
  •   Ink Bottle
  •   Power Cord
  •   Documentation sheet

HARDWARE SETUP:

Unpack the printer from the carton.

  •   Ensure that the printer is placed on a flat surface (this is to ensure that you have a seamless printing experience).
  •   Open the printer cover.
  •   Use the flap to fasten it up.
  •   Remove the packaging material present inside the printer.
  •   Peel the protective tapes that are surrounding the printer body and discard them.
  •   Open the ink tank cover.
  •   Unpack the ink bottle from the sealed packaging.
  •   Unscrew the bottle and place the ink bottle upside down to fill the ink tank.
  •   Remove the bottle once the ink tank is filled to an appropriate level.
  •   Close the ink tank cover.
  •   Unpack the power cord from the packaging.
  •   Connect the main AC power cord to the printer and to the main power source.
  •   Wait for the printer to charge the ink.
  •   Press the Power button.
  •   You will notice the Power light flashing.
  •   Open the front cover of the printer.
  •   Remove the paper tray from the printer.
  •   Adjust the paper guide according to the edges of the tray.
  •   Place a paper stack properly into the paper tray.
  •   Insert the paper tray gently back into the printer and close the front cover.

SOFTWARE SETUP:

Since the Installation CD is provided with the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer, you can perform the software setup easily.

  •   Run the downloaded driver on your computer.
  •   Ensure not to connect the printer to the computer yet.
  •   Once the installer opens, follow the commands on the screen.
  •   When the connection screen opens, select the USB method of connection you wantfor the Epson printer.
  •   Follow the on-screen commands and complete the entire setup procedure.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 DRIVER

If you want to perform tasks and print jobs right from your computer, you need the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer driver. You can download the printer driver from this support page or the official Epson support page. Further instructions follow.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 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 M3140 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 M3140 DRIVER FOR MAC

  •   You can download the driver for the printer from this support page.
  •   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 M3140 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 M3140 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 even download the manual from the official Epson support page.
  •   On your browser, open the support page for the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer.
  •   Click the Manuals and Warranty tab.
  •   Click the PDF icon for the User Manual option.
  •   Click the Download icon.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 SCAN SETUP

To scan using the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer, you need to know the proper placement of the original documents.There are two locations in the printer to place the originals to scan.

Auto Document Feeder:

  •   Open the ADF input tray located onat the top of the printer.
  •   Pinch the tab and slide the ADF guide.
  •   Place the original documents with the print side facing upwards.

Scanner Glass:

  •   Open the document cover of the Epson printer.
  •   Ensure that the scanner glass is clean without any dust residue.
  •   Place one document at a time with the print side facing downwards.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 SCAN TO COMPUTER

  •   Ensure that the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer is connected to the computer.
  •   Place the original you want to scan in the auto document feeder or on the scanner glass.
  •   Select the Scan option from the printer’s home screen.
  •   Select Computer.
  •   Choose the Save icon to save the document.
  •   In the following steps, select a format for the document (JPEG, PDF, etc.).
  •   Tap the Start button to begin scanning to your computer.
  •   The document will be saved to your computer.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 MOBILE PRINTING SETUP

It is impossible to perform a mobile printing setup for the printer. It does not support wireless printing.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 WIRELESS SETUP

The Epson EcoTank M3140 printer does not support Wi-Fi, and hence, cannot be connected to the internet.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 AIRPRINT SETUP

AirPrint is a mobile feature primarily used in iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Since the printer does not support wireless printing, AirPrint is impossible with the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 TROUBLESHOOT

Like any other printer, over a period of use, the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer might go through some problems. However, these problems are solvable with some simple troubleshooting steps. We have mentioned some of the common errors/problems you might face while operating the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer.

Epson Ecotank M3140 Setup

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 INK REPLACEMENT

This particular Epson printer has ink tanks for a seamless flow of printing. It also ensures an easier way to save up on ink cartridges (that need replacement at regular intervals).

  •   Ensure that the printer is turned on.
  •   Select the Maintenance option on the home screen.
  •   You will notice the ink tank cover on the right side of the printer.
  •   Open the ink tank cover.
  •   Open the ink tank cap.
  •   Unscrew the bottlecap of the ink bottle.
  •   Place the ink bottle upside down in the ink tank.
  •   Ensure to fill the ink tank until it reaches a certain level.
  •   Close the cap of the ink bottle and place it aside for future use.
  •   Close the ink tank cap and the ink tank cover securely.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 NOT PRINTING

Here are the steps to make sure that the printer comes back to its printing ways.

  •   If there are pending print jobs stuck in the queue, delete/cancel them.
  •   Check the USB cable connected between the printer and the computer. If it is not connected securely, remove and then reconnect it.
  •   Check the firewall or the antivirus on your computer (there are times when the antivirus causes some problems with the devices connected to the computer).
  •   In case the print quality of the document is set too high, it might result in the printer not printing.
  •   Check the ink level and see if it needs to be refilled.
  •   Make sure that you use Epson-supported media while printing documents.
  •   Do not load papers that are crushed, torn, or damaged in any way.
  •   When you load the paper into the input tray, make sure that you load the print side facing down. Many papers have a printing and a non-printing side. The smooth side is the print side.
  •   Load a different kind of paper to see if the issue is related to the paper in the Epson printer.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 WON’T CONNECT TO WIFI

The Epson EcoTank M3140 printer cannot be connected to the wireless network.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 OFFLINE

The printer going offline is somewhat a common occurrence. There are different troubleshooting methods that can be very helpful to resolve the offline issue.

FIX 1: DELETE PRINT JOBS

  •   Open the Control Panel window.
  •   Select Printers & Scanners.
  •   Select the Epson ET L810EcoTank M3140 printer from the printer list.
  •   Click the Open queue button.
  •   Delete the pending print jobs infrom the list.

FIX 2: DEFAULT PRINTER

  •   Open the Control Panel on your Windows 10 computer.
  •   In the Control Panel window, click the Hardware and Sound option.
  •   Click Devices and Printers.
  •   Perform a right-click on the printer.
  •   Select the option Set as default printer.

FIX 3: RESTART PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE

  •   Open the Run command (Windows key + R).
  •   Type services.msc in the Run command field and press the Enter button.
  •   The Windows Services window will now open.
  •   Locate the Print Spooler service.
  •   Double-click and select the General tab.
  •   Under Service Status, click the Restart button.

EPSON ECOTANK M3140 PAPER JAM

Paper jams are quite common with any printer. With the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer, paper jams occur in three places.

Paper jam in the front cover:

  •   Ensure that the printer is turned on.
  •   Open the front cover (located at the very front of the printer, bottom).
  •   Flip and lower downthe output switch lever.
  •   Look for the jammed paper and remove it from the inside.
  •   Ensure to remove other fragments of the jammed paper as well.
  •   Close the output switch lever.
  •   Close the front cover and resume printing.

Paper jam in the paper feed slot:

  •   Look for the jammed paper in the paper feed slot.
  •   Ensure to use both hands and gently remove the jammed paper without damaging it further.
  •   You can continue printing once it’s complete.

Paper jam inside the printer:

  •   Make sure that the Epson EcoTank M3140 printer is turned off.
  •   Open the printer cover.
  •   Use the flap to fasten it up.
  •   Look inside the printer.
  •   Remove the jammed paper and discard it right away.
  •   Ensure that you clear the other fragments of the paper from the printer.
  •   Close the Epson EcoTank M3140 setup cover and ensure that it clicks in place.

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