Printing from OSX 10.6+

Instructions for Mac OS X v10.6 or later
 

1) Firstly, you need to join the JESUSIT workgroup:
  •  Open System Preferences
  •  Click on “Network”
  •  Click on “Airport” or “Ethernet” (depending on how you are connected to the network)
  •  Click on the "WINS" tab
  •  For "Workgroup:", type JESUSIT
  •  Click "OK"
  •  Click "Apply" & restart if necessary
2) Now to install the printer:
  •  Open System Preferences
  •  Click on "Print & Fax:"
  •  Click on "+"
  •  Click on the "Advanced" tab at the top (if the Adavnce button is not shown, add it by holding the CTRL key and clicking Default)
  •  For "Type:", select "Windows"
    • For IT Lab Sharp MX5112 Printer "URL:", type smb://username:password@prints1.jesus.ox.ac.uk/itlab_mx5112 (obviously change username and password to your college one)
    • For IT Lab Sharp MXC311 "URL:", type smb://username:password@prints1.jesus.ox.ac.uk/itlab_mxc311 (obviously change username and password to your college one)
    • For Library "URL:", type smb://username:password@prints1.jesus.ox.ac.uk/Library_MX2600N (obviously change username and password to your college one)
  • For "Name:", type a meaningful name e.g. "MX5112" / "ITLab" / "Library"
  • Leave "Location:" blank
  • For "Print Using:", select "Select Printer Software…"
    • For IT Lab, use the generic PCL6 or Postscript driver
    • For Library, use the generic PCL6 or Postscript driver
    •  
  • Done.

On Demand Printing Option

To use the on demand function select  \\prints1\OnDemand_Print when choosing a printer as above. Make sure you have registered your fob to use this function by swiping your fob over the reader on one of the printers and type in the username into the display/keypad.

Submit your print jobs to the ‘OnDemand_Print on prints’ (\\prints1\OnDemand_Print) print queue. The OnDemand Print queue will hold your print jobs for 5 days.

(NOTE: Some functions maybe missing under OS X which work under Windows XP/7)

What to do on the printer


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