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lp6/lpclr2 Setup on MacOS

NOTE:

  1. Both Atmospheric printers LP6 and LPCLR2 are the same type Ricoh Aficio SP C430DN
  2. The installation procedure is explained for lp6. To install lpclr2 just replace "lp6" with "lpclr2" in the text below. Where there are differences, they will be noted.

To set up lp6 on MacOS Leopard or later, take the following steps:

Step 1 - download and install the dmg package

Download the latest package for the lp6 and LPCLR2 black/color printers from the ricoh driver website:

http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/apc/model/spc430/spc430.htm. Choose the driver most appropriate for your operating system.

Save it on the desktop and install it by double clicking it and following the instructions.

Step 2 - setup printer

Go to System Preferences > Print & Fax

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If the lock at the bottom is closed, click on it to be able to make changes and type in your password. if you don't have administrator privileges on the machine you will not be allowed to add a new printer. In this case ask your supervisor or PCS (pcs@physics.utoronto.ca) for help. If you have administrative privileges, the + / - buttons at the bottom of the left column will become active.

Click on the "+" button

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Choose the "IP" tab
Protocol: Internet Printing Protocol - IPP
Address: print-server.atmosp.physics.utoronto.ca
Queue: /printers/lp6/.printer (for lpclr2: /printers/lpclr2/.printer
Name: lp6
Location: MP622
Print Using: Select a driver to use ...
Choose RICOH Aficio C430 DN PS for both printers

Note:
if you don't find "RICOH Aficio C430 DN" in the drop down list, you didn't install the .dmg file correctly. Start over at Step 1.

Click "Add".

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Option Tray: Tray2
Duplex Unit: Installed
Click "Continue"

Your printer is now installed but you need to check the following:

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Your printer lp6 is listed in the left column
Default Paper Size in Page Setup: US Letter