Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 4.54 MiB
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP and server 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.0e / 2008
The Epson EPL-5800 driver is for use with a corresponding printer manufactured by Epson. The device prints a maximum of 10 pages per minute, making it a reliable resource for small offices or home use. The printer can be connected to a computer through either a standard USB port or an IEEE parallel port. These two interfaces ensure that the user can easily connect the printer to a Macintosh or a PC. The functions of the printer are further enhanced by a paper tray that handles a maximum of 150 sheets. The printer can print different sizes of paper, with the inclusion of envelopes and postcards. Before installing the device drivers on a computer, the user should ensure that their computer is a Pentium II and above, with at least 32MB memory and a hard disk space of 3 MB.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The printer driver for the Epson EPL-5800 advanced printer is usually provided by the manufacturer on purchase on an installation CD. However, the same or updated versions of the driver can be downloaded from the official Epson website. It is advisable to download drivers especially if one purchases a product several months or years after the product was first released to the market. This is because manufacturers usually post updated drivers for some of their product online. Once the driver installation is complete, the user should restart the machine and confirm whether the port configuration of the printer was completed successfully. If not, one should check the port settings before commencing the use of the printer. If need be, one can utilize the trouble shooting instructions as indicated on the product manual. Using the printer on a network will require the user to change the port settings. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPSON EPL-5800 Advanced errors before installing any driver updates.