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mac_printer [2013/04/22 17:55]
edorsky [Installing the appropriate printer]
mac_printer [2018/08/02 15:46]
mperriello [Installing the appropriate printer]
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-Note:  these instructions were written for Macintosh OS X10.6 and above, some steps may be different for previous versions of OS X.+Note:  these instructions were written for Macintosh OS X 10.6 and above, some steps may be different for previous versions of OS X.
  
  
 ===== Installing the appropriate printer ===== ===== Installing the appropriate printer =====
  
-    * If you don't know what version of OSX you're using: +    * If you don't know what version of OS X you're using: 
-      * Click The Apple logo in the upper left hand corner +      * Click The Apple logo in the upper left hand corner. 
-      * Select About This Mac, it should say version ​followed by a number+      * Select About This Mac and you will see the version number ​under the big Apple logo in the window that pops up.
     * If you don't know the model of the printer you're trying to print to:     * If you don't know the model of the printer you're trying to print to:
       * [[printer_locations|Check Here]]       * [[printer_locations|Check Here]]
  
 ^Model ^Driver Location | ^Model ^Driver Location |
-^Xerox ​7335/​7328 ​|[[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-7328-7335-7345-7346/​downloads/​enus.html?​associatedProduct=workcentre-7328-35-45-46-built-in-controller&​operatingSystem=macosx&​fileLanguage=en|http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-7328-7335-7345-7346/​downloads/​enus.html]] | +^Xerox ​Altalink C8045 |[[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​altalink-c8000-series/​downloads/​enus.html?​associatedProduct=C8000-series-built-in-controller&​operatingSystem=macOS10_13&​fileLanguage=en 
-^Xerox 7545 | [[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-7545-7556/​downloads/​enus.html?​associatedProduct=XRIP_WC7525_base&​operatingSystem=macosx108&​fileLanguage=en|http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-7545-7556/​downloads/​enus.html]]| +http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​altalink-c8000-series/​downloads/​enus.html?​associatedProduct=C8000-series-built-in-controller&​operatingSystem=macOS10_13&​fileLanguage=en]] | 
-^Xerox 5735|[[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-5735-5740-5745-5755/​downloads/​enus.html?​operatingSystem=macosx&​fileLanguage=en|http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-5735-5740-5745-5755/​downloads/​enus.html]]| +^Xerox ​Altalink C8055|[[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​altalink-c8000-series/​downloads/​enus.html?​associatedProduct=C8000-series-built-in-controller&​operatingSystem=macOS10_13&​fileLanguage=en]|
-^Xerox ​5655|[[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-5645-5655/​downloads/​enus.html?​operatingSystem=macosx&​fileLanguage=en|http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​workcentre-5645-5655/​downloads/​enus.html]]| +
-^Xerox 8860 | [[http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​phaser-8860mfp/​downloads/​enus.html?​operatingSystem=macosx&​fileLanguage=en|http://​www.support.xerox.com/​support/​phaser-8860mfp/​downloads/​enus.html]]|+
 ^HP | [[http://​www8.hp.com/​us/​en/​support-drivers.html|Enter The Model Number and Choose the Correct Version of Mac OS X]]| ^HP | [[http://​www8.hp.com/​us/​en/​support-drivers.html|Enter The Model Number and Choose the Correct Version of Mac OS X]]|
  
-    - Mount the .dmg file and run the installer that it contains following the onscreen instructions:+    - Mount the .dmg file and run the installer that it contains following the onscreen instructions.
     - You will be prompted that the package contains a program that determines if the software can be installed… ​     - You will be prompted that the package contains a program that determines if the software can be installed… ​
     - Click **Continue**     - Click **Continue**
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 ===== Adding Printers by IP ===== ===== Adding Printers by IP =====
-There is good chance that no printers will show up in your printer ​listIn this likely case, you will have to add the printer ​you want to print to by its IP address.+Every Olin printer has its IP address printed on sticker on the physical ​printer ​itself. 
 +You can also find a list of printer IP address ​on our network: \\fsvs01\public\IT\
  
-Luckily, every printer has its IP address printed on a sticker on the physical printer itself. +**You must be connected to the internal Olin wifi network (SSID: OLIN) and not OLIN-GUEST.**  
- +  - Locate ​the IP address ​of the printer using one of the methods noted above
-First, ​**make sure you are connected to an internal Olin network (like OLIN_WH) and not OLIN_GUEST.** Otherwise nothing will work. +  - In **System Preferences**,​ select **Printers ​Scanners**
-  - Visit the printer you would like to print to and write down its IP address. +
-  - In **System Preferences**,​ select **Print Scan**+
   - Click the **+** button on the printer list and select **Add Printer or Scanner...**   - Click the **+** button on the printer list and select **Add Printer or Scanner...**
   - In the **Add** window that pops up, click **IP** on the top toolbar.   - In the **Add** window that pops up, click **IP** on the top toolbar.
   - In the **Address** bar, enter the IP address of the printer that you wrote down and press enter.   - In the **Address** bar, enter the IP address of the printer that you wrote down and press enter.
-  - If the **Use** dropdown menu at the bottom ​is automatically set to **Generic PostScript Printer**,​ +  - Click the **Use** dropdown menu at the bottom and choose ​**Select Printer Software...**
-    * Click it and select ​**Select Printer Software...**+
     * Search for the printer'​s model number and select the correct driver.     * Search for the printer'​s model number and select the correct driver.
   - Click **Add** and the printer should be successfully added!   - Click **Add** and the printer should be successfully added!
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