Adding Network Printers on the Mac

Adding Network Printer, such as Xerox

Download and install drivers

Add the printer

  • Access Printer Setup Utility (/Applications/Utilities) on your Macintosh * select "Add"
  • Select "IP printing" from Printer list (top menu)
  • Printer type "LPD/LPR"
  • Printer Address "129.97.XXX.XXX" (or its canonical name, eg: ljp-cs-3)
  • Queue Name "lp" (only for Ricoh printers, which have an internal queue)
  • Select applicable printer model from list
  • Apply changes
  • After printer is added Select "Show Info" and verify everything is correct, then...

Add printer options

  • Select "Installable Options"
  • Activate the installed options as machine functions dictate (duplexing, for instance)
  • Apply Changes and close window

Notes for Mac users

  • make sure that the Ricoh has a PostScript2 board installed

To Do

Merge this with https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/twiki/view/CF/Mac-ColorPrintingOnXeroxColorPrinters
Topic revision: r12 - 2015-09-09 - BillInce
 
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