Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 98, NT, 2000, XP and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 2005
The Epson USB controller for TM/BA/EU printers enables the printers to receive data from the host computer, figure it our and determine how the data is going to be printed. The USB controller acts as the printer's onboard computer. It communicates to the host computer through the USB port by first establishing how the host computer will transfer data. Such information includes the paper for use, formatting, fonts and how many copies per page among other instructions. The USB controller can have multiple USB ports, which enables more than one computer to be connected to it. As such, the printer can be shared by different users in an office environment. For the controller to take effect, the relevant driver must be installed. This is usually provided by the device manufacturer on purchase, although the same can be downloaded from Epson's website.
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 Epson USB controller for TM, BA, EU printers is compatible with computers that are USB 1.1 and 2.0 compliant. Systems where the drivers re installed must have at least 10MB hard disk space. The USB controller driver enables the printer to recognize common items in the printer job. Such include the port where the printer cable is connected, and other devices connected to the machine via the USB. The driver is installed only once in a machine, but should be re-installed whenever the operating system is changed or the host machine formatted. The USB connection usually launches the plug and play function whenever a new hardware device is connected to the host computer for the first time. The USB controller is also necessary for the proper functions of a networked printer. It sends page data corresponding to the posting URL to the printer from the printer server It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPSON USB Controller for TM/BA/EU Printers errors before installing any driver updates.