University of Oregon

A&AA Output Room

How to Setup Printers - Mac OS X 10.7 & Above

NOTE: These instructions are for setting up printers to use A&AA laser printers. Poster printing using A&AA Output Room's large-format printers do not require printer setup. See Submitting Jobs Print - Poster Printing.

NOTE: Apple no longer automatically installs printer drivers in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

Download Henry Printer Driver here: Xerox Downloads Phaser 7800

Download HP Printer Drivers here: HP Printer Drivers

Special Instructions for Setting Up DCLColor: Richo Aficio SP C830DN

Once drivers have been downloaded and installed, please follow these steps:

  1. From the Apple menu select System Preferences. Then in the Hardware section click on "Print & Fax" icon.
  2. Click on the "+" icon to add a new printer to the list of printers.
  3. Click on the "IP" icon.
  4. From the Protocol pop-up menu, select "Line Printer Daemon - LPD".
  5. In the Address field type "aaa-output.uoregon.edu", without the quotes.
  6. In the Queue field type the printers name.
PRINTER NAME PRINTER LOCATION  
DCL1 Lawrence 281 - Design Computing Lab  
DCLColor Lawrence 281 - Design Computing Lab  
PacificPrinter Pacific - 2nd floor studios  
Lawrence3 Lawrence - 3rd floor studios north wing  
Lawrence4 Lawrence - 4th floor studios north wing  
PPPMLabPrinter Hendricks - PPPM Lab  
PPPMColorPrinter Hendricks - PPPM Lab  
NorthSitePrinter Millrace II Lobby  
RomaniaPrinter Romania Building Studios  
Henry A&AA Output Room  
  1. In the Name field delete the auto entered text and again type the printers name.
  2. Using the table below, make the following settings:
PRINTER NAME PRINTER MANUFACTURER
DCL1 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
DCLColor Special Instructions for Setting Up DCLColor
PacificPrinter HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Lawrence3 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Lawrence4 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
PPPMLabPrinter PPPMLabPrinter HP LaserJet 4100 series
PPPMColorPrinter HP Color LaserJet 5500
NorthSitePrinter HP LaserJet 9050 Series
RomaniaPrinter HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Henry Xerox Phaser 7800GX
  1. From the "Print Using" pop-up menu, choose "Select a driver to use".
  2. In the bottom section of the window, select the model name of the printer. You can narrow the selections by typing the model name into the search field.
  3. Click the "Add" button.
  1. For installable options:
    • HP LaserJet models, check the box for "Duplex Unit" (double-sided printing).
    • Xerox, leave the default options.

Then click "Continue"

Repeat to add additional printers.
 

SPECIAL NOTE FOR HENRY - To prevent printing from being delayed, please follow these steps:

After you have sent your file to the printer:

  • from the Dock, open the icon labeled Henry
  • you will notice several line items labelled "Printer Status" along with an item with the name of the file you are printing
  • delete "ALL" the line items labelled "Printer Status", being careful not to delete the item with your filename
  • when your file disappears from the Henry queue, it will be available for release by the A&AA Output Room operator