Student Printing Setup - macOS

Connecting Student Fleet of Printers on Mac Devices

This guide will walk through the steps for a computer to print to the new Student Fleet of Printers located on campus.   Devices in the student fleet are labeled with a green "Hello my name is" tag.   Students, Faculty, Staff and operational accounts can use this guide.

 To use campus printing you will must be connected to the WebFX wireless network or using an Ethernet connection on campus.


 

Step 1. Download Konica Driver

1) From the list below select the operating system that you are running on your Mac.  Check Your Mac OS version
2) Click on the Downloads button or go to your default Downloads folder.
3) Double click on the downloaded file to begin running the installer.


Step 2. Install Driver

Click Continue

 

Click Continue

 

Click Continue

 

Click Agree

 

Click Install

 

Enter your Mac's username and password then click Install Software

 

Click Close to finish the install.

You now have the Konica printer driver installed.


Step 3. Adding the Konica Printer

Click on the Spotlight icon in the top right hand corner and search Print & Scan then select the result.

 
 

Click on Print & Scan

 
 

Click the "+" button to add a printer.

 

You will get a pop up window that looks like this.

Right click anywhere on the top bar and select Customize Toolbar

 

1) Drag the Advanced icon to the top of the toolbar.
2) Click Done.

 

1) Click on the Advanced button.
2) Click on the Type drop down menu
3) Select Windows printer via spools

There are two options for adding printers: secured queue-printing, or unsecured direct-printing. Secured printing sends your job to a follow me queue which allows your walk up to Konica on campus authenticate and release your job.  Unsecured will avoid the authentication piece but will send the job immediately to the Konica of your choice.

Secured queue-printing:

Unsecured direct-printing:

1) The name of the queue is PrintFX-Stu, thus the URL needs to be: smb://xprinters/Print-Stu
2) Rewrite the name in the name box: Print-Stu
3) Write StFX as the location.
4) Click on the Use drop down menu followed by Select Printer Software
1) For direct printing, the actual name of the printer is required. A list of printer names can be seen by clicking here, or they can be seen on the green labels that are on the units themselves. Thus, the URL Field will be: smb://xprinters/Name of Printer Here
2) Rewrite the selected printer name in the name box
3) Write StFX as the location.
4) Click on the Use drop down menu followed by Select Printer Software

Select the Print Driver

 
1. Type in Konica in the Search
2. Choose the C558 PS driver
 

Set up the Finisher

1) Click on the drop down menu for Finisher and select FS-533
2) Click OK

 
 

 

 

Step 4. Printing to the Konica printer

 

Selecting File -> Print in the program you wish to print from.
*Example used from Microsoft Word*

1) Select the PrintFX-Stu printer

 

Double Sided

Click on the drop-down menu and select Layout/ Finish

 

Click on the drop down menu and select 2-Sided

 

Black & White (Gray Scale)

Click on the drop down menu again and select Quality

 

Click on the drop down menu for Select Color and select Gray Scale

* Note: The descriptions for color preferences are as follows:

Auto Color: Charges account accordingly to color pages printed and black and white for pages with no color.
Full Color: Every page is charged the Color rate regardless if only black and white document. ( We DO NOT recommend this setting )
Gray Scale: Prints black and white regardless if color is present. This is the recommended setting.

 

To save these presets, click on the drop down menu labeled Presets and select Save Current Settings and Preset

 

Enter a preset name then click OK

Your print settings now have a preset that you can use when printing to the Konica Printers on campus.

 

Click on Print

 

The following screen will appear

1) Enter your webFX
2) Enter your webFX password.
3) Click OK

* Note: We recommend that you DO NOT check off the "Remember this password in my keychain" box to avoid password issues in the future *

You can now log into any of the Konica machines around campus and print your print job.

If you are unsure on how to log in to the units and release your print job, please click here.

 

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Article ID: 55378
Created
Fri 6/8/18 4:39 PM
Modified
Wed 8/7/19 2:01 PM