Setting up Printers

Note: These instructions are for setting up printers to use A&AA laser printers. Poster printing using A&AA Output Room’s large-format printers do not require printer setup. See Submitting Jobs Print – Poster Printing.


Setting up Printers in macOS

NOTE: Apple only automatically installs printer drivers for the most common printers. You will need to download and install printer drivers to setup public printers.

Download Henry Printer Driver here: Xerox Downloads Phaser 7800

Download HP Printer Drivers here: HP Printer Drivers

Download 942Olive Printer Drivers here: XEROX WorkCentre 7835

Special Instructions for Setting Up DCLColor/PPPMColorPrinter: Richo Aficio SP C830DN

Once drivers have been downloaded and installed, please follow these steps:

  1. From the Apple menu select System Preferences. Then in the Hardware section click on “Print & Fax” icon.
  2. Click on the “+” icon to add a new printer to the list of printers.
  3. Click on the “IP” icon.
  4. From the Protocol pop-up menu, select “Line Printer Daemon – LPD”.
  5. In the Address field type “aaa-output.uoregon.edu”, without the quotes.
  6. In the Queue field type the printers name.
PRINTER NAME PRINTER LOCATION
DCL1 Lawrence 281 – Design Computing Lab
DCLColor Lawrence 281 – Design Computing Lab (see Special Instructions)
GerlingerPrinter Gerlinger Hall Studios
Lawrence3 Lawrence – 3rd floor studios north wing
Lawrence4 Lawrence – 4th floor studios north wing
PPPMLabPrinter Hendricks – PPPM Lab
PPPMColorPrinter Hendricks – PPPM Lab (see Special Instructions)
RomaniaPrinter Romania Building Studios
Henry A&AA Output Room
942Olive 942 Olive Street Lab
  1. In the Name field delete the auto entered text and again type the printers name.
  2. Using the table below, make the following settings:
PRINTER NAME PRINTER MANUFACTURER
DCL1 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
DCLColor Richo Aficio SP C830DN (see Special Instructions)
GerlingerPrinter HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Lawrence3 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Lawrence4 HP LaserJet 9050 Series
PPPMLabPrinter PPPMLabPrinter HP LaserJet 4100 series
PPPMColorPrinter Richo Aficio SP C830DN – (see Special Instructions)
RomaniaPrinter HP LaserJet 9050 Series
Henry Xerox Phaser 7800GX
942Olive XEROX WorkCentre 7835
  1. From the “Print Using” pop-up menu, choose “Select a driver to use”.
  2. In the bottom section of the window, select the model name of the printer. You can narrow the selections by typing the model name into the search field.
  3. Click the “Add” button.
  1. For installable options:
    • HP LaserJet models, check the box for “Duplex Unit” (double-sided printing).
    • Xerox, leave the default options.

Then click “Continue”

Repeat to add additional printers.


Setting Up Printers in Windows

  1. Click on the Start icon, in the search field type \\aaa-output.uoregon.edu and hit Enter.
  2. If asked for a username/password, use your Duck ID username and password (the same as your uoregon email username and password). Type ad\ in front of your Duck ID in the user name box.
  3. A new window will appear. Double click on the printer you wish to install.
  4. You may see a message telling you that the printer has to be setup/installed. Click Yes.
    *NOTE: A message may appear warning you not to install if you do not trust the name or location of the printer. This is Microsoft’s way of protecting you from a malicious application. Click on the Install Driver button.
  5. The printer’s status window will appear. At this point, the printer is set up. Close the status window.
  6. Continue double-clicking on the printer icons until you have set up the printers you need.

Setting Up DCLColor/PPPMColorPrinter macOS

  1. Download the following file:
    AAA RICOH Aficio SP C830DN.zip
  2. Double click the downloaded file to un-zip the file.
  3. Click on Finder in the Dock.
  4. From the Go menu at the top of the screen select Go To Folder.
  5. In the dialog box, type (or copy/paste):
    /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources
  6. Copy the file you un-zipped into the folder Resources.
  7. A dialogue box will pop-up saying, ” The item “AAA RICOH Aficio SP C830DN” can’t be moved because “Resources” can’t be modified.
  8. Click on Authenticate.
  9. A dialogue box will appear asking for Name and Password. Enter the password you use to login or install software. You can now close this folder.

Once the file has been downloaded and copied, please follow these steps:

  1. From the Apple menu select System Preferences. Then in the Hardware section click on “Print & Fax” icon.
  2. Click on the “+” icon to add a new printer to the list of printers.
  3. Click on the IP icon.
  4. From the Protocol pop-up menu, select Line Printer Daemon – LPD.
  5. In the Address field type “aaa-output.uoregon.edu“, without the quotes.
  6. In the Queue field type:
    DCL Color Printer DCLColor
    PPPM Lab Color Printer PPPMColorPrinter
  7. In the Name field delete the auto entered text and again type the printers name.
  8. From the Print Using pop-up menu, choose Select a driver to use.
  9. In the bottom section of the window, select RICOH AAA RICOH Aficio SP C830DN. You can narrow the selections by typing the model name into the search field. Click OK.
  10. Click the Add button.
  11. The first time you setup this printer a dialogue box will appear that says, “Some of the software for the printer is missing. The software is available from Apple. Would you like to download and install it?”. Click on the Download & Install button.

The printer should now be ready to use.