Microsoft KB Archive/43868

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Dip Switch Settings for Epson 286e


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows versions 2.03, 2.1, 2.11, 3.0, 3.0a, 3.1, 3.11


The following dip switch settings have been tested and work correctly on the Epson 286e when printing from Windows-based applications. These settings are also for use with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Pageview.

The settings are as follows:

   Switch    Setting

   SW1:      1 off (dip switch down is off)
             2 off
             3 off
             4 off
             5 off
             6 on  (dip switch up)
             7 on
             8 on

   SW2:      1 off
             2 off
             3 off
             4 off 


These dip switches are located on the back of the Epson 286e. These settings conform to the settings listed when the Info menu option of the Epson 9-pin printer driver is selected from the Control Panel's Setup/Printer menu. The listed settings are:

   Skip-Over-Perf OFF
   Auto LF OFF 

The Epson products included here are manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.

Additional query words: 3.00 win30 3.00a 3.10 3.11 KBHW win31

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Technology : kbWin3xSearch kbWin203 kbWin210 kbWin211 kbWin300 kbWin300a kbWin310 kbWin311

Last Reviewed: December 16, 2000
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