Printing to the HP T1100 Printer from OS X

Note: these instructions were written for Macintosh OS X 10.11 & macOS 10.12; the steps may be different for previous versions of OS X.

Download & Install the latest printer drivers

  1. Download the latest printer driver & utility application from the HP website:
  2. Download both the HP Designjet Mac PostScript Driver disk image under Driver-Product Installation Software and HP Utility disk image under Software
    • Note: You will not need to download/install the Raster Driver unless specifically directed to do so
  3. Mount the PostScript Driver .dmg file and run the installer by select the HP DesignJet PostScript Driver installer; follow onscreen instructions.
    • You may be prompted for your computer administrative password during this installation, it is safe to enter it as prompted.
  4. Following the completion of the driver install, mount the HP Utility .dmg file and run the installer by selecting HP DesignJet HP Utility; follow the onscreen instructions.
    • You may be prompted for your computer administrative password during this installation, it is safe to enter it as prompted.

Setting up a print queue

  1. Open System Preferences and select Printers & Scanners
  2. Click on the + sign in the lower left corner to begin adding a new printer
  3. Go to the IP tab on the new Add window that opens and use the following information
    1. Address: 10.24.8.229
    2. Protocol: HP JetDirect - Socket
      • This field may not correctly autofill and will need to be manually selected, otherwise you will be unable to print
    3. Queue: leave blank
    4. Name: MHL22H01
    5. Location: MH Computer Lab
    6. Use: HP Designjet T1100ps 44in
      • Please verify that this correctly autofills!
  4. Click Add
  5. Click quit at the finish up screen

The new printer will now show up in the Printer List.