This is especially true if the printer has been idle for while. Mac OS X Setting up network printing in Windows XP. I entered the printer’s IP address which you can get either from your router or the LCD printer menu and after a few seconds, it popped up. Before talking about setup, let me get one thing out of the way:
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I was able to discern from the picture of the printer with a stopwatch next to it with the notation “3 min. All the other Macs on the network were able to print to it using USB printer sharing. I entered the printer’s IP address which you can get either from your router or the LCD printer menu and after a few seconds, it popped up. I chose the Konica Minolta DL for a few reasons. Given the huge cost advantage over inkjets, getting a color laser printer was a no-brainer.
I also wanted to be able to print out large numbers of color pages without worrying about using my precious color ink up. Unlike on Windows XP, you do not need to select whether you’ll be using the printer locally or over a network. Sure prinnter, in addition to all the language-specific folders was “mac OSX” and “linux. Thankfully, the toner cartridges were already installed and needed no attention from me.
I double-clicked on it, and ran the installer from the disk image. However, I wanted hassle-free printing from my PC and Windows laptop, and having a truly networked printer seemed like the best way to achieve that end. Where they fall short is in the high-volume, high-speed printing department.
After deciphering hopefully correctly all of the pictures, I went about pulling off a number of plastic tabs with strings attached and a fair amount of tape.
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Setting up network printing in Windows XP. My first thought upon opening the box was “geez, where am I going to put this behemoth? At nearly 40 lb. However, after connecting the printer to my network, it didn’t show up in the printer listing at all until I restarted the Mac. The only thing missing from the list is support for PostScript printing. This is especially true if the printer has been idle for while. They’re inexpensive, they’re great for printing out photos and they do a nice job with text.
Unfortunately, Konica Minolta chose the pictogram route with the setup manual. Sure enough, after around seconds of churning and pritner printerish noises, the green ready light began blinking and I was on my way to home networked laser printing. From the final screen I elected to print a test page and make it the default printer for my Shuttle.
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Eric Bangeman Eric has been using personal computers since and writing about them at Ars Technica sincewhere he currently serves as Managing Editor. Even when using draft mode, inkjets are not speed demons.
You must login or create an account to comment. Before talking about setup, let me get one thing out of the way: Mac OS X I popped the installation CD into my Shuttle and was greeted by the Minolta splash screen. You install the drivers and when you go to add the printer, you’ll either see it listed on the printer list if it’s attached locally, or it will show up under “Bonjour Printers. As I said before, inkjets have their uses.
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I confirmed, gave it the suggested name, and after about a second wait, the configuration was complete. First, I wanted a networkable printer.
I hate instruction manuals that consist entirely of pictures. After inserting the CD into my Mac and not seeing any installation program, I decided to hunt for it in the “drivers” folder. After figuring out how to orient the paper tray cover, I plugged in the printer, connected it to my network, and turned it on. The installer politely informed me that I needed administrative privileges in order to install the drivers.