Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 is an All-in-One printer that can print, copy, scan, and fax. Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup comes with a touchscreen LCD panel, auto document feeder, auto duplex printing, Wi-Di direct, and mobile printing capabilities.
You need to unpack the printer first and then take out the printer supplies such as power cord, CD-ROM, user guide, and ink bottles.
Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
Make sure you have removed the package materials under the scanner unit.
Open the ink tank access door and unlock the ink container.
Unpack the black ink bottle and remove the cap slowly.
Avoid shaking the ink bottles after removing the caps.
Fill the ink containers with the ink bottles and make sure not to force the ink to fill quickly by squeezing the ink bottle.
After filling the ink tanks, close the tank cover and replace the caps on the respective ink bottles.
Connect the Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup to the electrical outlet using the power cord.
Turn on the printer by pressing the Power button and configure the basic printer settings using the printer's touchscreen control panel.
When the "Start Here sheet" message appears on the LCD screen, hold the OK button for five seconds, and select Done to start ink charging.
After completing the ink charging, pull out the paper cassette from the printer and load some plain paper with proper guide-width adjustments.
Make sure you have loaded the paper into the paper input tray after fanning them.
Re-fix the paper cassette and configure the paper settings on the control panel.
If you wish to use a fax, connect the telephone line cord and configure the fax settings.
Insert the setup CD into the CD/DVD drive of the computer and run the driver setup.
You can also download and install the printer driver from the official Epson site.
Make sure not to connect the printer to the computer until prompted during the driver installation process.
After setting up the printer driver, verify the printer functions.
Use the Epson Connect utility to print from a remote device.
Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Driver Download
A printer driver is a software that is responsible for all the printer functions when carried out remotely from a computer. The Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 printer driver is available on the CD-ROM that comes along with the printer during the first-time purchase. If it was damaged or lost accidentally, you can download it by clicking the Driver Download button available on this screen. Otherwise, download it from the official Epson site using the below-mentioned steps.
Remove any previously installed Epson driver on your computer before downloading a new one.
Open the default browser on your computer and navigate to the official Epson site.
Type your printer model number in the search panel and select your printer from the search result.
On the support page, click the Downloads tab and select your OS from the Operating System drop-down menu.
Click the Download button near the Drivers and Utilities Combo Package Installer file name to download the full feature software.
It includes Printer Driver, Scanner Driver, Epson FAX Utility, Epson Software Updater, and Epson ScanSmart.
The printer driver will be downloaded as a .exe file for the Windows OS and .dmg file for the Mac operating systems.
After downloading the printer driver, go to the Downloads folder and give a double-click on the installer file to run the driver setup.
Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Manual Download
The Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup manual is supplied along with the printer. You can also print a Start Here sheet using the printer's control panel if necessary. If you wish to download the manual, click the Manual Download button available on this site. Alternatively, it can be downloaded from the manufacturer's site by following the steps given below.
Before starting, ensure that you have installed a PDF reader on your computer.
It is because the manual is available for download as a PDF file in the official Epson site.
On the manufacturer's site, type your printer model in the search box and choose your printer from the search result.
Click the Manuals and Warranty tab to display the available manuals for the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 printer.
Click the PDF link near the Start Here-Installation Guide file name to get instructions about product setup and installation.
Click the PDF link near the User's Guide link to view the information regarding the printer specification, usage, function, and troubleshooting.
To download the manual, click the Download icon available at the top of the PDF reader screen.
Install Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Driver
Carry out these steps to install the driver for the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 printer:
Before installing the driver, turn on your printer and check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
Connect your computer to the local wireless network.
Insert the setup CD into the CD/DVD drive of the computer.
Click the Cancel button if the Found New Hardware screen appears on your computer.
Disconnect the printer's USB cable connected with the computer and run the driver setup.
Alternatively, open the downloaded installer file for the Epson printer.
Navigate to the Downloads folder and give a double-click on the installer file to execute the driver setup.
On your computer, make sure you have closed all the running programs before running the driver setup.
On the Printer Setup screen, click the agree to the EULA to proceed with the installation process.
Choose the software you wish to install from the displayed list and click the Next button.
On the "Select Your Connection" screen, choose your connection type and follow the on-screen prompts.
Once the installation is complete, verify the connection by clicking the Print Test Page button.
Now, you can print remotely from the computer to the printer.
Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Wireless Setup
Power on the printer and check the hardware connection.
Do not connect the Epson printer to the computer.
If connected, disconnect the USB cable.
Turn on the Wi-Fi router as well as the computer.
Connect the computer to the Wi-Fi network and ensure the Internet connection is hassle-free.
Begin the driver installation using the setup CD or downloaded installer file.
On the Printer Setup screen, choose your desired printer software and click the Next button.
Wait until the installation is complete.
On the "Select Your Connection" screen, select the Wireless connection radio button.
Next, select the "Set up printer for the first time" radio button and click Continue.
On the Wi-Fi Auto Connect screen, click the Yes button to connect the printer automatically to the wireless network.
Else, click the No button to configure the wireless network credentials manually on the printer's control panel.
On the "Select a Wireless Setup Method" screen, click the Using control panel option to connect to the wireless network manually.
Navigate to the printer's control panel and press the Home button.
Before doing that, identify the Wi-Fi network's SSID and password.
On the touchscreen control panel, tap the Wi-Fi icon and select the Router option.
Tap the Start Setup button and select the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard option.
Choose your wireless SSID from the displayed list and enter the password using the on-screen keyboard.
Tap OK and select the Start Setup option to finish the setup.
On the Printer Setup screen, click the "The printer is connected to my network" option to verify the wireless connection.
Now, your Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup is connected to the wireless network.
Guide: Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Print Envelopes
Follow these steps to print an envelope on the Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 printer:
On your Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup, pull out the paper cassette and load the envelope with proper guide-width adjustments.
You can load up to ten envelopes at a time into the paper cassette.
Push the paper cassette back into the printer and configure the paper settings on the control panel.
Select the Paper Setting button and choose the paper source.
Select the paper size and choose the envelope option as your paper type.
Next, select the Print button to start printing the envelope.
Steps: Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Scan to Computer
Carry out these steps to scan a document from the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 printer to the connected computer:
Turn on the printer and the computer first.
Make sure you have completed the driver installation and installed the Epson Scan 2, ScanSmart, and Event Manager software on your computer.
Check the connection between them.
Load the original document into the ADF or place it on the scanner glass.
On the printer's control panel, tap the Scan icon and select the Computer option from the displayed list.
Tap the Select action option and choose either Save as JPEG or Save as PDF.
After selecting your desired scan settings, tap the Send or Start button to start scanning the original document.
Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance
Troubleshooting is the method of identifying the printer error and resolving it using some pre-defined steps. Some common printer errors like paper jam, the printer is offline, ink error, wireless setup error, and scan issue are due to incomplete installation and improper maintenance. It can be resolved using appropriate troubleshooting methods. You can also refer to the user guide for some specific troubleshooting steps.
Fixed: Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 Offline Issue
If your computer displays the "Printer is Offline" message while you are trying to print remotely from the computer to the printer, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps.
First, check whether your printer is turned on.
If not, press the Power button to turn on the printer and assign a print job.
If the error reappears, remove all the print jobs in the queue on your computer.
Now, navigate to the Windows Control Panel.
Select the Printers & Scanners tab and give a right-click on the Epson printer icon.
Select Properties and click the Printer menu.
From the drop-down menu, uncheck the Use Printer Offline checkbox.
If you have connected the Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup and the computer to the wireless network, check the Wi-Fi connectivity.
Check whether you have installed the compatible printer driver on your computer.
If not, remove the existing driver and reinstall the latest version from the official site.
Restart your computer and the printer after installing the new printer driver.
Now, the error message will be cleared on your computer.
Resolved: Epson Ecotank ET-16600 Paper Jam Error
If you receive any message like "Paper Jam" on the printer's LCD panel, follow the steps mentioned below to resolve the error.
Locate the area mentioned on the LCD panel and clear the jammed paper gently without damaging the internal parts for the printer.
Open the top cover and look for the jammed paper inside the printer.
Remove any paper bit that forces the printer to stop printing.
If the error remains unsolved, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and restart your printer.
Fixed: Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 not Printing Issue
If your Epson EcoTank ET-16600 printer fails to print, carry out the below-mentioned steps.
Check whether the Epson printer is turned on or not.
Check the connection ports if you have connected the printer to the computer or Wi-Fi router.
Use a standard USB or Ethernet cable to avoid connection issues in the future.
Check the printer status from the connected computer.
If the status is offline, resolve the issue using the Windows Control Panel.
Clear the print jobs in the queue and check the connection status using the Epson Printer Connection Checker software.
If you are printing remotely from the Mac computer to the Epson printer, check whether you have added the printer in the printers list.
Also, change the Epson Ecotank Pro ET-16600 setup as the default printer on your computer.
Now, check if the Epson printer prints a sample document.
If you aren't able to print, click the Call button available on this screen to contact our technical support team.