Setup a SAU Printer on your Mac computer

For Faculty or Staff on an SAU-owned Computer and for Students

  1. Identify the printer
  2. Download the appropriate driver
    1. Download Toshiba Drivers
      • eStudio 4508a (B/W Printer)
      • eStudio 3508a (Color Printer)
    2. Download Lexmark Drivers
    3. Download Sharp Drivers
  3. Install the appropriate driver
  4. Go the Apple Menu and select “System Preferences”
  5. Click the “Print & Scan” icon

  6. Click the “+” in the bottom left corner of the dialog box

  7. Click the “IP” tab

  8. For Address, enter (for example or
    1. If that address doesn't work use the printers IP address. Open terminal application (this can be found in the utilities folder under applications or by searching for terminal in the search bar)  type "ping".  This will return a readout of data.  The ip address will be something like  Put this number in the ip address bar.
  • Please note if you use the terminal application for CARS access you will need to change your terminal window before doing the ping
    • click on shell > hover over new window > select "basic" from the list. This should open a basic terminal window to type the ping test.
  1. For Protocol, select Line Printer Daemon
  2. For Queue, enter the name of the printer (lowlab, andlab, ...).
    1. View all the printer names here.
  3. For Name enter the name of the printer (ex. lowlab, andlab, or gaineylabprinter)
  4. For Location enter text so that you know where the printer is located
  5. For Use select “Select Software”
  6. Type part of the model number of the printer you need to add and then select it.
  7. Click the “OK” button
  8. Click the “Add” button


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