Adding a Printer to a Mac Computer

Adding Husky BW/Color: Install Papercut and add the Husky BW/Color printers using the automated script.
Adding a Departmental Printer: Install Papercut using the automated script, then choose a printer from the list of departmental printers.
  1. Select the the Apple logo Apple logo on the top left corner of your screen. Then, select System Preferences…
    System Preferences
  2. Select Printers & Scanners in the second row of icons in the System Preferences window.
    Printers and Scanners
  3. Select the plus (+) symbol near the bottom left corner of the Printers & Scanners window.
    Add +
  4. Select IP near the top left corner of the Add window.
    Select IP
  5. Enter or select the information for your printer. Change the queue name to match the printer you would like to install. You can change the Name and Location to anything you would like. The example uses Husky BW.
    • Husky BW
      • Address: print.mtu.edu
      • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
      • Queue: husky-bw
      • Name: husky-bw
    • Husky Color
      • Address: print.mtu.edu
      • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
      • Queue: husky-color
      • Name: husky-color
    • Departmental Printer
      • Address: print.mtu.edu
      • Protocol: Line Printer Daemon - LPD
      • Queue: [printer name]
      • Name: [printer name]

Printer information

  1. Download and install the driver for the printer model from the manufacturer's Web site.
  2. Select Select Software... in the Use: dropdown menu.
    Select Software
  3. Select the printer driver for your model. Then, select OK. The window will close. ​​​​​​
    • Husky BW
      • Search B8055 in the Printer Software window
      • Select Xerox AltaLink B8055, 4.17.1
    • Husky Color
      • Search C8055 in the Printer Software window
      • Select Xerox AltaLink C8055, 4.171.1
    • Departmental Printer
      • Search the printer model in the Printer Software window
      • Select the printer model 

Xerox AltaLink

  1. Select Add near the bottom right corner of the Add window.
    Use: Printer Driver
  2. Select the printer name you are adding in the Printers & Scanners window. Then, select Options & Supplies… A new window will open.
    Options and Supplies
  3. Select Options. Select the options for your printer. Then, select OK. The options will vary based on the model that you choose.
    • Husky BW
      • Paper Trays: 6 Trays (High Capacity Feeder and Tandem Trays)
      • Hole Punch Module:  Installed
      • Finisher: Office Finisher
        Options for Husky BW
    • Husky Color
      • Paper Trays: 6 Trays (High Capacity Feeder and Tandem Trays)
      • Hole Punch Module:  2 and 3 Hole Punch Unit
      • Finisher: Office Finisher LX
        Options for Husky Color

         
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