How to add a Xerox Multi-Function (MFD) printer to an Apple Mac
Posted by William Philbrook, Last modified by Cassandra LaVoie on 28 January 2017 02:18 PM
How to add a Xerox Multi-Function (MFD) printer on an Apple Mac
First you will add the Xerox Multi-Function printer to your Mac so that it is in the Mac's list of available printers. Then you will configure the printer's setup on your Mac so that it will send your department's accounting print code to the printer for each time that you print.
Print codes and Network Accounting allow the University to track spending across the hundreds of Xerox printers on campus.
On most faculty and staff computers, your department's MFDs are already set up to work, but if the computer updated to the wrong driver or if you re-add the printer, you may have to set up your print code again. This guide will walk through the process of adding the MFD and setting up the proper codes.
You may need to download the Xerox driver, version 2.79 and install it. You can get it by connecting to the server at smb://charon.plymouth.edu/Addon/DesktopSupport/XeroxMacDriver and downloading it to your Mac.
The instructions for mapping a drive on a Mac will work for this; instead of mapping to your M drive, use this drive path:
If you have any questions, call the Help Desk at (603) 535-2929.
How to add the Xerox MFD printer:
How to configure the print code:
Note: Once this is successfully configured, send a test document to the printer to verify. If you attempt to print a .pdf document to the MFD, you will need to select "Printer" from the bottom of the print menu,
Then select Show Details, and change the Preset to the newly created "PSU Code."