Printing Instructions For Mac OS 10.6 or higher

Wireless devices must be configured for TIG.CSAILPrivate to use CSAIL Network Printers.

All users who wish to print from or have a static IP address on the wireless network must switch to the TIG.CSAILPrivate wireless network.

Setup

The list below will show the available printers and their respective model numbers (for driver download)
  • Locate your printer on the list below and note its model number
  • Go to http://www.support.xerox.com
  • Enter the model number of your printer in the search box and exclude the "Xerox" prefix
  • Select "Drivers & Downloads" and proceed to download the printer driver for Mac OS
  • Open the ".dmg" file downloaded and load put ".pkg" file to setup
  • Continue with the setup until you are prompted to setup a printer... go ahead and click continue without setting anything up, and the installation should finish

  • After the printer drivers are downloaded onto your Mac, the next set of instructions will tell how to install your printer

Location Printer Queue Name Model Speed and Notes Windows Drivers Mac Drivers
207A xerox2 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
245 trp (the-real-paper) Xerox Phaser 6500 DN Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
307A xerox3 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
347 xeroxhq Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
near 399 bean Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
376 orr Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
D408 twd (the-weekly-dig) Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
D529 stacco Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
D475A? ham Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G475A? celery Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G475A? betty Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G550 geb Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G550 xerox5 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G615 ng (national-geographic) Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G675 xerox6 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G675 woodpecker Xerox Phaser 5500 50 PPM b/w Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G726A xerox7 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G726A bast Xerox Phaser 8550 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G824 xerox8 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G875 serenity Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com
G950 xerox9 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color Windows 7970 Driver Download from Xerox.com
G950 turkey Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color Download from Xerox.com Download from Xerox.com

Installing the Xerox Printer Driver

  • Click Spotlight (Magnifying Glass Top Right) and Type "Printers"

  • Click Printers & Scanners

If the lock in the lower left is closed, click it to unlock so you can edit your settings

  • Click "+" to add a printer, then click "IP" tab, enter the following in the fields:

  • Address: cups.csail.mit.edu

  • Protocol: "Internet Printing Protocol - IPP"

  • Queue: [combine "printers/" with the "Printer Queue Name" of your printer in the table below, ignoring any text that might be in (parenthesis).

E.g., if there was a printer listed as "exp (example printer)" you would enter printers/exp

  • Name: [delete cups.csail.mit.edu and enter printer name

  • Location: [not needed, can leave blank]

  • *Use * "Select Printer Software..." then type in just the numbers of the printer model (eg "7970"). Select the matching printer model, then click Add/Close.

Configuring the printer model (Workcentre ONLY! Otherwise, leave defaults)

If a printer is Xerox 7970 WorkCentre:

  • Click Spotlight (Magnifying Glass Top Right) and Type "Printers"

  • Click Printers & Scanners

  • Click on the 7970 Printer and then click "Options & Supplies":

  • Click Options tab and configure the following fields:

  • Paper Trays: 6 Trays (High Capacity Feeder and Tandem Trays)

  • Finisher: "BR Finisher"

  • Hole Punch Module: "2 and 3 Hole Punch Unit"

  • The printer is now installed. Your default printer may have been changed - check those settings before closing the Print & Scanners preference menu.

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