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When you try to photocopy, is there any error indication? or does the operation simply not begin?
If the printer has been moved recently, make sure the shipping lock switch is not in the locked position - that can prevent the scanner bar from moving, and thus prevent scan or copy operations (but not printing.)
How old is your Epson printer? measured from date of purchase.
How are you ordering the copy operation to begin? please tell me.
The locking switch or shipping switch is not likely to be the problem if, simply 'nothing happens'.
But, in this model, it appears, there is no 'shipping switch'. When there is, it is usually under the scanner lid, to one side of the glass, and clearly labeled with a LOCK and unlocked-Lock icon.
How new or old is the Epson printer in question? has it ever done photocopying before this?
Are any lights on the printer's control panel On, or Flashing ?
If so, which ones, please?
That's good! did you use the 5th button, perhaps? for full-color copies? if so, you may have a black ink cartridge that is depleted and needs replacing.
If you used the 4th button, that would be for black-and-white copies, in black ink only.
Let me know - I hope I have helped with the case some.
Is it continuing to photocopy reliably? was it then, apparently, a temporary problem?