How to setup your PC to print to the printers in the Department


Note the Department provides the printers in the fax room for full-time faculty and staff only.  Students are expected to use the printer in the water room.  Please find the instructions below for setting up relevant printers on your computer.

Win/Mac users printing to the Ricoh B/W printer in the water room

Win/Mac users printing to the Ricoh B/W printer in the fax room

Win/Mac printing to the HP Color printer


Notes to Mac users


Ubuntu users printing to the Ricoh B/W print in the water room


Win/Mac users printing to the Ricoh B/W printer in the water room

1. The following shows you where to download the driver. After that the instruction is for Windows machine.  Mac users please see Notes to Mac users for some tips.

visit

http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/rc2/model/8100s/8100sen.htm

and choose your operation system.  Then for Windows operation system, choose to download the "PCL 6 Driver".  
For Mac, just download the available one. Then download the driver.
If you don't want to go through those pages, you can also download these drivers here instead: Windows 7, 8, 10 driver (32bit) Windows 7, 8, 10 driver (64bit) Mac OS X 10.7 and above Mac OS X 10.5-10.6 The following is for Windows operation system only. 2. find the file you downloaded, run it, agree to the license, then choose to unzip it to a folder named C:\ricohdriver (or whereever you prefer). 3. when the above unzipping is finished, close that window, then click Start -> Settings -> Printers. In the new window, click Add Printer. click Next, then make sure Local printer is selected, but deselect "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer". and then click Next. click "Create a new port", and choose "Standard TCP/IP Port", click Next, Next, enter 128.59.111.15, and click Next. In the "Add Printer Wizard" window, click the "Have Disk" button, then click Browse, navigate to C:\ricohdriver (the folder you unzipped the driver to), then further navigate to disk1\ folder and click open and ok in two consecutive windows. Now select "RICOH Pro 8100s PCL 6", and then click Next. click Next to the end to complete the installation. If if prompts you for username/password. Please go to see Anthony to obtain your username/password. This Ricoh machine is also a scanner. It can send the scanned document to your email box. The procedure is: For scanning, place your document on the scanner. At the front touch panel, press Send, then press Address Book/Server, find out your name and press it then press OK. Then press the big Start button (not on the touch panel, but a real button on the touch panel) to start scanning. The scanned document will become a pdf attachment and emailed to your email account.

Win/Mac users printing to the Ricoh B/W printer in the fax room

1. The following shows you where to download the driver. After that the instruction is for Windows machine. 
Mac users please see Notes to Mac users for some tips.

visit

http://www.ricoh-usa.com/downloads/popup/popup_manuals_drivers_download.aspx?path=http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/rc2/model/mp42/mp42en.htm

click "I AGREE", click your operation system. Then for Windows operation system, choose to download the "PCL 6 Driver".
For Mac, just download the available one. Then download the driver.


If you don't want to go through those pages, you can also download these drivers here instead:

Windows 7, 8, 10 driver (32bit)
Windows 7, 8, 10 driver (64bit)
Mac OS X 10.7 and above
Mac OS X 10.5-10.6

The following is for Windows operation system only.

2. find the file you downloaded, run it, agree to the license, and then choose to unzip it to a folder named C:\ricohdriver2 (or whereever you prefer).

3. when the above unzipping is finished, close that window, then click
Start -> Settings -> Printers. In the new window, click Add Printer.
click Next,

then make sure Local printer is selected, but deselect "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer". and then click Next.

click "Create a new port", and choose "Standard TCP/IP Port", click Next, Next, enter 128.59.111.13, and click Next.

In the "Add Printer Wizard" window, click the "Have Disk" button, then
click Browse, navigate to C:\ricohdriver2 (the folder you unzipped the driver to), then further navigate to disk1\ folder
and click open and ok in two consecutive windows.

Now select "RICOH Aficio MP 5002 PCL 6", and then click Next. click Next to the end to complete the installation.


Win/Mac users printing to the HP Color printer (M553n)

1. The following shows you where to download the driver. After that the instruction is for Windows machine.  Mac users please see Notes to Mac users for some tips.  Ubuntu users please see Notes to Ubuntu users.

Driver download page: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=7527706

Please select your operation system in the above link, while Windows, Mac, and Linux are all supported.

Then click “Driver - Product Installation Software”. Then choose the software you prefer, for example, you can choose the “Classic Print Driver” and download.

2. run the downloaded executable file, choose to unzip it to a folder, remember that folder path.
3. when the above unzipping is finished, close those windoww, then click
Start -> Settings -> Printers. In the new window, click Add Printer.
click Next,
then make sure Local printer is selected, but deselect "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer". and then click Next.
in the "Select the Printer Port" window, in the list of existing ports choose the one containing the string "128.59.111.14".
Then click Next.  If you can't find that ip there, then check "Create a new port" in the bottom, and choose "Standard TCP/IP Port", click Next, Next, enter 10.60.108.68, and click Next.
In the "Add Printer Wizard" window, click the "Have Disk" button, then
click Browse, navigate to the folder you unzipped the driver to above and select the driver.  Then click OK/Next to the end to complete the installation.  At one step please remember to uncheck the option to make this as your default printer.

Notes to Mac users

When adding printer, for the Protocol, you should stick to the default "Line Printer Daemon - LPD".
And when asked unidirectional or bidirectional, just accept the default bidirectional.


Ubuntu users printing to the Ricoh B/W printer in the water room

It appears that the following procedure can allow one to print from Ubuntu to the Ricoh Pro 907EX printer:

Click System -> Administration -> Printing,
click Add, expand "Network Printer", click "Find network printer", in the Host: field, enter 128.59.111.15, click Find, click Forward,
make sure "Select printer from database" is selected, click "Generic", click Forward,
click "PostScript Printer", click Forward,
type whatever Printer Name you want to assign this printer to, then click Apply.