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Setup the printer on MAC OSX

Last Updated: 17/03/2022

We recommend viewing the video “Printer setup on MAC“.

In addition, we provide detailed instructions immediately below.

Video

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The printing and digitisation service is reserved for Iscte workers (teachers, researchers and technical staff).

Detailed instructions

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The “Iscte-PS” printer can be installed on any MAC registered for use on Iscte by performing the instructions below:

  1. Access Ricoh Global support through a browser (e.g. Safari, Chrome, or Firefox).
  2. Download the selected driver.
  3. Install from the downloaded driver by opening its DMG file.
  4. Authorize the installation of the driver using the credentials of the local MAC user, with administration privileges.
  5. Access “System Preferences“.
  6. Select “Print and Scan“.
  7. Press the “+” button to add a printer.
  8. Modify the toolbar by right-clicking and choosing “Customize toolbar… “.
  9. Select the “Advanced” icon and drag to the “toolbar“. Finish by pressing “OK“.
  10. Set up the printer “Iscte-PS” by filling in the fields as illustrated below.

    Type: Choose the option “Windows printer via spoolss
    Device: Choose the option “Other device”
    URL: Write “smb://printers.iul.intra/Iscte-PS
    Name: Write “Iscte-PS
    Use: Choose “”RICOH IM C3000 PS“.

  11. Click “Add“.
  12. Select the “Two-sided print unit” option and press “OK“.

    On first use of the print service, you will be prompted for access credentials to the print server.

  13. Authenticate by entering the Iscte credentials (username and password) in the form illustrated in the figure below.

    Username: Type IULusername” (e.g. IULxxnes)
    Password: Type your Iscte account password

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  1. Access Ricoh Global support through a browser (e.g. Safari, Chrome, or Firefox).



    Note: The site automatically recognizes the operating system version of your device. Otherwise, select “Change” and choose the appropriate version.

  2. Download the selected driver.


  3. Install from the downloaded driver by opening its DMG file.


  4. Authorize the installation of the driver using the credentials of the local MAC user, with administration privileges.






  5. Access “System Preferences“.
  6. Select “Print and Scan“.



  7. Press the “+” button to add a printer.


  8. Modify the toolbar by right-clicking and choosing “Customize toolbar… “.


  9. Select the “Advanced” icon and drag to the “toolbar“. Finish by pressing “OK“.


  10. Set up the printer “Iscte-PS” by filling in the fields as illustrated below.



    Type: Choose the option “Windows printer via spoolss
    Device: Choose the option “Other device”
    URL: Write “smb://printers.iul.intra/Iscte-PS
    Name: Write “Iscte-PS
    Use: Choose “”RICOH IM C3000 PS“.
  11. Click “Add“.


  12. Select the “Two-sided print unit” option and press “OK“.



    On first use of the print service, you will be prompted for access credentials to the print server.
  13. Authenticate by entering the Iscte credentials (username and password) in the form illustrated in the figure below.



    Username: IULusername (e.g. IULxxnes)
    Password: (the password of the iscte account)

See here how to register a personal computer to use on Iscte