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Steps for Adding the Network Printer(Mac OS)

Before proceeding on the setting, please notice below items in advance:

  • Make sure the MAC computer can print directly when connected to the printer.
  • MAC System can recognize the printer which with 9100 Port only, and unable to recognize the printers which with 9101/9102/9103 Port.
  • MAC System support most of the brand printers such as HP, Brother, Samsung; Support few limited models for Canon and Epson.
  • MAC System support to print via HP Jetdirect-Socket Protocol, not support the IPP,LPD Protocol

Steps for MAC system to add the printer:

1. Choose the “System Preferences”:

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2. Choose the “Printers & Scanners”

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3. Click“+”, to add the Printer

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4.Choose the “IP” Option, to fill in the printer information

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5. Remarks:

*Address: Input IP Address or Host Name (the print server IP address)
* Protocol: HP Jetdirect-Socket (HP and other printer manufactures are using this protocol)
* Use: Select Software
* For other items just keep the default options.

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6. Choose the right printer software from the listing. You can use the “Filter” function for quick search. If you can not find your printer software from existing listing, please go to the printer’s website to download the MAC driver. After finding your printer software, please click “OK”

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7. Finish the printer software installation (The Brother DCP-1510 printer can print now)
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Printer ModelMAC OSWindows OSRemarks
EPSON L358 SeriesNoYes
EPSON L350 SeriesNoYes
EPSON L355 SeriesNoYes
Epson ME office 1100NoYes
MFC-8530DNYesYesCommon PostScript Printer
Samsung CLP-360YesYesPrinter connect to the MAC for driver installation, after that connect to the print server
HP LaserJet Pro MFP M126aYesYesChoose LaserJet Pro MFP M126a during the installation
HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125aYesYesLaserJet Pro MFP M125a
FX DocuPrint M158bYesYesFX DocuPrint M158
HP LaserJet M1005YesYesHP LaserJet M1005
Lenovo M7150FYesYesLenovo M7150F
FujiXerox DocPrint CM215YesYesFX DocPrint CM215 b v1.071
HP LaserJet Pro M1136YesYesHP M1136 1.7 the Print Queues cannot be deleted automatically after the task is printed(Solution: Click Bi-directional via the printer setting menu)
Brother MFC-7470DYesYesBrother MFC-7470D CUPS
Brother MFC-7340YesYesBrother MFC-7340
Brother DCP-1510YesYesBrother DCP-1510 Series CUPS
Samsung SCX-4321YesYesSamsung SCX-4321
Samsung ML-1670YesYesSamsung ML-1670
Brother DCP-7080YesYesBrother DCP-7080 CUPS
HP LaserJet Pro M1136YesYesHP LaserJet Pro M1136 MFP Server 1.7
Brother MFC-7360YesYes