How to add a departmental network printer (Mac)

  1. Open System Preferences

  2. Open Print & Fax

  3. Click on the + symbol to add a printer

  4. Select IP printing in the top menu.  Change the Protocol to Internet Printing Protocol – IPP

  5. Enter the IP address assigned to the printer in the Address text box

  6. Change the printer driver in the Print Using dialog box as appropiate (nb. you may need to download a driver from the manufacturers website).  Once the correct driver is chosen click Add

  7. If prompted to configure the Installable options configure the correct options and click Continue

  8. The printer is now added to the Print & Fax.  To set the default printer click on the down arrow beside Default Printer and choose a printer from the drop down list