MacOS Printing

Printing Instructions For Mac OS 10.10 or higher

All users who wish to print must be on the CSAILPrivate wireless network or wired CSAIL Ethernet.

Setup

The list below will show the available printers and their respective model numbers (for driver download)

  1. Locate your printer on the list below and note its model number
  2. Go to http://www.support.xerox.com
  3. Enter the model number of your printer in the search box and exclude the “Xerox” prefix
  4. Select “Drivers & Downloads” and proceed to download the printer driver for Mac OS
  5. Open the “.dmg” file downloaded and load put “.pkg” file to setup
  6. 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
  7. 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
207A xerox2 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
245 trp (the-real-paper) Xerox Phaser 6500 DN Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color
307A xerox3 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
347 xeroxhq Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
near 399 bean Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color
376 orr Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color
D408 twd (the-weekly-dig) Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
D529 stacco Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color
D475A ham Xerox Phaser 6500 Color Laser Printer 24 PPM b/w and color
G475A celery Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color
G475A betty Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
G550 geb Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color
G550 xerox5 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
G615 ng (national-geographic) Xerox ColorQube 8570 40 PPM b/w and color
G675 xerox6 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
G675 woodpecker Xerox Phaser 5500 50 PPM b/w
TIG.G726A xerox7 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
TIG.G726A bast Xerox Phaser 8550 30 PPM b/w and color
G824 xerox8 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
G875 serenity Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color
G950 xerox9 Xerox Workcentre 7970 75 PPM b/w and 50 PPM color
G950 turkey Xerox ColorQube 8560 30 PPM b/w and color

Installing the Printer

  1. Click Spotlight (Magnifying Glass Top Right) and Type “Printers”
  2. Click Printers & Scanners. (Note: If the lock in the lower left is closed, click to edit)
  3. Click “+” to add a printer, then click “IP” tab, enter the following in the fields:

    Address: [printername].csail.mit.edu For example: xerox2.csail.mit.edu
    Protocol: "Internet Printing Protocol - IPP"
    Queue: leave blank
    Name: Should autocomplete. If not, use printer name
    Location: [not needed, can leave blank]
    Use: If the driver has been installed, the driver should be automatically selected. If not, select the matching printer model, then click Add/Close.

Configuring the Xerox 7970

If a printer is Xerox 7970 WorkCentre:

  1. Click Spotlight (Magnifying Glass Top Right) and Type “Printers”
  2. Click Printers & Scanners
  3. Click on the 7970 Printer and then click “Options & Supplies”:
  4. 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”